Monthly Archives: August 2019

Hormuz: U.S.cyber attack

US government wiped out a database and computer systems that Iran’s paramilitary arm used to plan attacks against oil tankers in the Persian Gulf, The attack occurred on June 20, the same day that President Trump called off a retaliatory … Continue reading

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Sudan: PM Mohammed Abdalla Hamdok

The U.S. remains a steadfast partner of the people of #Sudan in their pursuit of a civilian-led government that will advance peace, security, and prosperity, and respect for human rights. https://t.co/zM485pNZNz pic.twitter.com/U9vSuhcXTy — Department of State (@StateDept) August 23, 2019 … Continue reading

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Yemen: U.S. drone downed

VIDEO: #Saudi Air Force F-15 Eagle shoots down an #Iranian made IED-drone, Qasef-2K, over #Yemen. It’s worth mentioning that RSAF F-15s have intercepted & destroyed around 20 drones over the last 12 months. pic.twitter.com/TuNZhDoNLN — محمد بن خالد (@MbKS15) August … Continue reading

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Mali: Koutougou barracks raided

More than 40 jihadists aboard pickup trucks and motorcycles laid assault to Koutougou barracks close to the Mali border. Overnight August 14 to August 15 2019 armed men described as jihadists raided a village in the restive north, killing 24 … Continue reading

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Syria: Assad planes hit strategic town

Syrian government warplanes targeting the Turkish convoy heading toward the northern Idlib town of Saraqeb. Syrian state TV indicated that the convoys were carrying military equipment for what it called “terrorist groups” fighting the Syrian government around the strategic town … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Tahrir Square November 18 2011 protest seen today

      The shadow of the Arab Spring looms. A cynic could point to the fact that in Egypt Hosni Mubarak is at home, acquitted of all charges, and his democratically elected successor, Mohamed Morsi, is dead, ground down … Continue reading

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Nissour Square Massacre: Nicholas Slatten gets life;guilty of first-degree murder

Nicholas Slatten was sentenced to life after being found guilty of murder. Slatten was the first to fire shots in the September 2007 massacre of Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad. It was Slatten’s third trial on … Continue reading

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