Levant crisis - III

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 28 Oct 2018 20:40

Elijah J. Magnier


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Replying to @Brasco_Aad @al_haafez
Baghdad sent already Hashd to the borders (last night and today). Indeed Abadi was unwise by preventing Hashd from attacking ISIS on the Syrian borders, as requested by the US.

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Reports of massive #Turkish bombardments on #YPG militant positions in Northern Syria, east of the Euphrates.

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ISIS terrorists also managed to capture numerous SDF/YPG militants.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 28 Oct 2018 20:44

about few million iraqis and 1.5 mil iranians are on the march toward Karbala on foot for pilgrimage to shrine of Imam Hussein.
35000 security personnel have been mobilized to provide security
ISIS will be looking for some massacres if they can infiltrate

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 29 Oct 2018 14:35

drone video - houthis smack a saudi-uae compound with a badr1 BM

http://www.english.iswnews.com/3516/vid ... ern-coast/

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 29 Oct 2018 14:38

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ISIS carried out a huge counterattack during a sandstorm, forcing SDF to withdraw from many positions.
Susah, Safafinah, Shajilah, Baghuz Fawqani were completely recaptured.
SDF retreated from Baghuz Tahtani, Daesh are approaching, and Iraqi forces nearby are prepared to battle.
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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 29 Oct 2018 14:39

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Confirmed 100%

ISIS has reached the Iraqi Border after SDF withdrew from Baghuz Tahtani. Iraq Army 8th Division and the Border Guards Commandos stationed opposite from Baghuz are determined to deal a heavy blow against any terror elements that approach Iraqi territory.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 29 Oct 2018 14:40

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Damascus National Museum has reopened today!

One of the oldest and most important museums in the Middle East is finally ready to receive visitors archaeologists and researchers after almost 7 years.

A new victory for civilization against barbarism.
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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 29 Oct 2018 14:42

https://en.muraselon.com/2018/10/us-for ... h-militia/

heavy ISIL offensive in Deir Ezzur, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.

SOHR reported that the SDF have started protests at the US military after the US air force gave no support for the Kurdish militias to counter the ISIL’s heavy offensive in Eastern Deir Ezzur that inflicted a large number of casualties on the SDF.

The ISIL launched a heavy attack on the SDF in al-Souseh, al-Baqouz and Hajin on the Eastern banks of the Euphrates River on Saturday.

SOHR further added that a sum of 68 SDF gunmen, including a commander, that had been dispatched from Tabaqa in Western Raqqa to Deir Ezzur were killed and more than 100 others were injured in the ISIL attack.

It went on to say that the ISIL has captured al-Sousah and al-Baqouz in the attack, and seized tens of military and armored vehicles and a large volume of arms and ammunition.

A field source reported on Saturday that the SDF forwarded a long convoy of militants and equipment from its base in the town of Ein Issa in Raqqa province to Deir Ezzur.

The source further said that the SDF’s convoy moved under the US flag and included 20 military vehicles carrying arms and military hardware and also almost 100 SDF gunmen, heading towards SDF-held regions in Deir Ezzur.

In the meantime, the source said that 4 SDF gunmen were killed in unknown attackers’ raid on their position in the small town of Granij in Southeastern Deir Ezzur.

Meanwhile, the source said that a number of SDF members were killed and wounded after a bomb-laden vehicle went off in the village of Abu Hardoub in Southeastern Deir Ezzur.

FARS

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 30 Oct 2018 11:32

What is going on - thieves falling out?

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 02 Nov 2018 02:53

More Benevolence from Bin Salman:

Saudi sisters from Farfax VA bound together with tape and tossed into Hudson river still alive, to drown.

And this takes the cake for dumbass reporting:
(CNN)Authorities have so far uncovered nothing to suggest that two Saudi Arabian sisters whose bodies were found bound on the banks of the Hudson River were victims of foul play, according to a law enforcement official who spoke to CNN on the condition of anonymity. :rotfl:
The case remains steeped in mystery more than a week after the bodies of 22-year-old Rotana Farea and 16-year-old Tala Farea of Fairfax, Virginia, were discovered in upper Manhattan with their feet and waists bound together by duct tape.
Water was found in the sisters' lungs, the official said, leading investigators to believe they were alive when they entered the water.
Police previously said the bodies showed no signs of trauma.


New York Police Department investigators believe the deaths to be suicides, the official said, though detectives are still investigating the circumstances surrounding them. Still, the NYPD is not ready to officially determine the causes of death. According to NYPD Deputy Commissioner of Public Information Phil Walzak, authorities are still actively investigating whether the deaths were the result of suicide, homicide or an accident.

{Or Alien Teleportation.}

Yup! Soosai. No possible doubt about it. They taped their feet and waists together and used a rocketship from Fairfax to boost themselves into the river? A balloon? Djinn Majik Carbet?

Bound at the waists, facing each other and wearing coats

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/sa ... ed-n929721

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 02 Nov 2018 03:13

Can you believe the level of sell-out in America if someone can convince the NYPD that this is SUICIDE? ACCIDENT?

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Aditya_V » 02 Nov 2018 10:40

ONe of the strategies of making Russia villain is to remove the focus from Saudi and Chinese. In fact most of today's start from the Network of Saudis, Pakis and Chinese Communist party. Hmm wow Sucide eh and not Honor Killing hmmm

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 02 Nov 2018 22:52

And it gets better:
How Did Sisters Fleeing Saudi Arabia End Up Bound And Dead In The Hudson River?
Saudi Embassy Ordered Family To Leave U.S. After Daughters Applied For Political Asylum

Their mother told detectives the day before the bodies were discovered, she received a call from an official at the Saudi Arabian Embassy, ordering the family to leave the U.S. because her daughters had applied for political asylum, New York police said Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia’s Consulate General in New York said in a statement that it had “appointed an attorney to follow the case closely.”{And alert the hit squads if anyone got too close to the truth}
The lack of obvious trauma appeared to rule out a theory they jumped into the river from the George Washington Bridge. {Saudi Con-sultanate} said the sisters were students “accompanying their brother in Washington.” Tala and Rotana moved to the U.S. from Saudi Arabia with their mother in 2015, settling in Fairfax, a suburb of Washington D.C., police said. Rotana was enrolled at George Mason University, but left in the spring. A George Mason spokesman called the news of her death “tragic,” and said the university was cooperating with police.
Police said the sisters left their family home and were placed in a shelter after an earlier disappearance, in December 2017. They were reported missing again Aug. 24. Police released sketches of the sister’s faces and posted repeated calls for the public’s help in identifying them on social media. Neither sister had much of a social media footprint.
“We are out to get justice for those two girls and find out exactly what happened,” Shea said.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 03 Nov 2018 05:34

Coverup continues!!! HOW the pakistan can they say that this is not murder????

All they have to do is to look at who left the Saudi embassy and the consulate in NYC recently, and get the Iranians to "rendition" them to Guantanamo for a chit-chat.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 03 Nov 2018 18:39

Terribly sad: the current version is that they ran out of money on their credit card and had no clue of other options, so they killed themselves. As terrible as that is, I also think it is way too convenient. They had applied for asylum in US, and I think that had a direct effect on their life-unexpectancy c/o Bin Salman.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 18 Nov 2018 03:23

Singhaji, what updates? Teetar says US air raids killing children in Deir ez Zor, but SAA moving steadily against retreating ISIS.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 18 Nov 2018 03:24

CNN says US intel reports that Bin Salman ordered hit on the journo. Duh!

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Aditya_V » 18 Nov 2018 09:24

Which means the US has plans for an alternate crown prince

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Gyan » 18 Nov 2018 09:55

Or USA is telling MBS, Who is the Daddy Now

Or USA wants to do Sunni vs Sunni to make Turkey & Saudis duke it out

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 18 Nov 2018 10:31

Its to force mbs to get inline with some usa plans or else

His adventure in yemen will also wind down now

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Cain Marko » 20 Nov 2018 01:04

Go Trump, wot? First time in decades I'm seeing such disagreement in what has been an incredibly tight embrace between these two...

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 20 Nov 2018 03:08

Looks like Tight Embrace == Tighter Stab. DT strongly denies rumors of SeeAyyeh saying this and that and "fully backs his friend" as friend stands on edge of precipice. Is he going to be hung over the side till his heat and mind are won, or is he going to be pushed right over is the question. Curiously, oil prices have come SHARPLY down. Maybe a welcome relief for NaMostan, among other things.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 25 Nov 2018 12:18

Over 70 people hospitalized in Syria's Aleppo after militants shell city with poison gas – reports

https://www.rt.com/news/444804-syria-gas-attack-aleppo/

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 26 Nov 2018 09:01

Russia has fired on and impounded 3 ukr naval ships in
Kerch straits east of crimea

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 27 Nov 2018 18:53

syrian AD unit attending class on how to use the S300s - pic posted on twitter

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Manish_P » 20 Dec 2018 09:57

'Total Surprise': Trump orders troops out of Syria

Seated at the head of his Situation Room conference table, President Donald Trump was adamant: American troops must come home from Syria. He had just announced as much to a crowd in Ohio. The assembled military and national security advisers told him the move was rash and unwise. So he gave them six months.

Eight months later, planning for the withdrawal is now underway -- against the advice of those same officials, who warned in April that Russia and Iran would gain stronger footholds in Syria when the US presence there evaporates. On Capitol Hill, even some of Trump's GOP allies were warning of a grave mistake.

"My sense is that it's been a shock through the administration that this was made," Senate Foreign Relations chairman Bob Corker told reporters on Wednesday after returning from the White House, where he had traveled to meet with Trump but was told as he waited the meeting was canceled.

"It's hard to imagine that any president would wake up and make this kind of decision with this little communication, with this little preparation," Corker said. "I mean, my understanding is that we're beginning to move out right now."

"We have won against ISIS," Trump said. "We've beaten them and we've beaten them badly. We've taken back the land and now it's time for our troops to come back home. I get very saddened when I have to write letters or call parents or wives or husbands of soldiers who have been killed fighting for our country." He added later, "So our boys, our young women, our men, they're all coming back and they're coming back now. We won, and that's the way we want it." Trump then pointed to the sky and said, "And that's the way they want it."


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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Aditya_V » 20 Dec 2018 10:48

Hmm, any idea how the US has decided on this, how does the US deep state view this? and what impact it will have on the civil war? and what will happen to Israeli airstrikes. Notice US forces will still be there in Iraq so US F-18's, F-15, F-16's, F-22's will probably still be int he area

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 20 Dec 2018 11:02

More likely they want to keep Turkey happy and mend its relation with Turkey , give them a free hand against Kurds

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Austin » 20 Dec 2018 11:02

Putin checks out weaponry seized from Syrian militants


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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 20 Dec 2018 11:49

Aditya_V wrote:Hmm, any idea how the US has decided on this, how does the US deep state view this? and what impact it will have on the civil war? and what will happen to Israeli airstrikes. Notice US forces will still be there in Iraq so US F-18's, F-15, F-16's, F-22's will probably still be int he area


deep state will push back on this. they will find some way to keep their feet in the area saying 'small detachments of trainers' will remain to support the SDF and rely on a big picture guy like DT not to ask in too much detail what 'small' means.

the ISIS reservation along the lower euphrates in syria centered on Al-Hajam has been kept for a reason. and SDFs best fighting units the kurds have long ago vanished to their homes up north. the DEZ province is ruled by some local tribes and rebadged militias under NATO tutelage. now and then they launch token attacks on the ISIS but make no real progress. instead they have suffered some bad massacres. the US pocket in Al tanf also makes it hard for the syrians to clean up and police the western deserts. the suprise ISIS raid on Sweida that kidnapped some 200 Druze women happened due to this no mans land being left open. syrians suspect the isis convoy crossed through al tanf pocket itself.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 20 Dec 2018 17:28

Joshua Landis

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The US is in a weak position in Syria. Turkish escalation presented a stark choice for Washington. Trump made the same call Pres Obama did when the Russians escalated in 2015. Obama said "The US will not go to war with Russia for Syria." Trump doesn't want war with Turkey for Syr

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 20 Dec 2018 23:06

https://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/12/w ... syria.html

DT has thrown rojava under the bus, and chosen to keep turkey inside the nato tent rather than have it drift into russian orbit.

now its upto russia and iran to convince turkey to abandon its munnas in Idlib and get rid of them.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Y. Kanan » 21 Dec 2018 06:56

Gen. Mattis resigns over Syria withdrawal
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/na ... a806b841ee

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned from the Trump administration Thursday after a clash with President Trump over the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, saying in a parting letter that the president deserved someone atop the Pentagon who is “better aligned” with his views.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 21 Dec 2018 07:54

The assad curse strikes again

Next perhaps pompeo and macron

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Y. Kanan » 21 Dec 2018 11:49

France to take over US positions in Syria
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/france ... ter-139881

... so now the Russians have to tiptoe around France (as they are a NATO member) and ISIS & pals will still have their safe havens to operate from.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 21 Dec 2018 12:25

i doubt the french have any staying power, just bluster from the former imperialist 'owner' of the levant.
the turk pasand militias will launch a undercover war on them if they dont clear out on heels of US.

rojava has been thrown under erdogan's bus. and they have managed to piss off damascus as well. they have managed to piss everyone off - damascus, ankara, moscow, iran, idlib

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 21 Dec 2018 13:28

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Under Gaddafi, Libya's debt was 3% of GDP, after Gaddafi, it's over 40%, mostly owed to EU & US. Libya had free health care, free education, free housing and subsidies. All Libyans had Jobs and even imported workers from other parts of Africa. Now over 50% are jobless.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 21 Dec 2018 13:30

reports that turkey is preparing a invasion of north syria east of euphrates using 15,000 proxies from idlib and another 2000 pro-turki tribesmen from the deir azor region.

hectic parleys are said to be in progress between SDF/Kurds and damascus for syrian army to provide buffer against the turkish lines.

also rumors of a plan by the syrian army to crush Idlib pocket next spring. i guess dust will have to settled on the east euphrates thing before any move on Idlib

the SDF is presently seeing some success wiping out the last ISIS pocket al hajin and even iraqi AF is involved.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 21 Dec 2018 16:53

a tunguska type meteor air burst may have wiped out a bible era civilization in jordan

https://www.rt.com/news/445162-cosmic-a ... ddle-east/

500 sq km gone in a flash. just like the great flood, ancient writings talk of this sudden disaster.

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby Singha » 21 Dec 2018 18:00

a danish hiking couple beheaded by ISIS in the atlas mountains, morocco

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... iends.html

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Re: Levant crisis - III

Postby UlanBatori » 21 Dec 2018 20:40

Y. Kanan wrote:France to take over US positions in Syria
http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/france ... ter-139881
... so now the Russians have to tiptoe around France (as they are a NATO member) and ISIS & pals will still have their safe havens to operate from.

:rotfl: Who will the French surrender to, I wonder?
ISIS?
Moderate Child-Beheaders?
SAA?
Russkies?
Hezbollah?
Israel?

So many armies, so little time to surrender!


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