Posts Tagged ‘bombs’

British-made Bombs Could Make Yemen’s COVID Crisis Even Worse

Source By Andrew Smith – Left Foot Forward Millions of people across the world are worried and concerned about food security and the state of their health infrastructure and ability to cope with the extra demand brought on by the COVID-19 crisis. However, for all of the rhetoric about the virus being an “equalizer” there […]

From Cluster Bombs to Toxic Waste: Saudi Arabia is Creating the Next Fallujah in Yemen

AL-JAWF, YEMEN — As the world’s focus turns to the rapidly-spreading COVID-19 pandemic, Yemenis are reeling from their own brewing tragedy, contending with the thousands of cluster bombs, landmines and other exploded munitions that now litter their homeland. Just yesterday, a young child was killed and another was injured in the al-Ghail district of al-Jawf when a […]

Trump Bombs Shiite Militia in Shiite-Ruled Iraq

US fighter jets bombed bases of the Kata’ib Hizbullah (“Brigades of the Party of God”) militia in Iraq on Thursday in retaliation for a deadly attack on US troops that left two dead and killed a British soldier as well. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said that Trump had greenlighted the action, which he called […]

BEST OF THE WEB: Israel bombs Syria: how long can this go on?

   Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia believe the war on terror has priority over and above any Israeli provocations. Syria and Russia are of necessity avoiding a ‘battle between wars’, a term used by Israel to sneak in and hit-and-run an enemy target not sufficiently important to trigger an all-out war. Eliminating jihadists on […]

Hamas official warns will reduce, not stop, balloon-borne bombs — report

A Hamas official told a Lebanese newspaper on Saturday that the terror group has decided to reduce the number of incendiary balloons launched toward Israel, but not stop them entirely. The Lebanese pro-Hezbollah Al-Akhbar newspaper, citing an unnamed Hamas official, said that the number of launches would be reduced after Israel met the group’s demands. […]

Syrian Troops Demine 15% of Maarat Al-Numan, Israeli Bombs Found in Idlib

February 12, 2020 Source Syrian army troops cleared roughly 15 percent of the Maarat Al-Numan city of mines, as it was recaptured from militants in the northwestern Idlib province earlier this week, Zein al-Abedin, the deputy commander of the military unit specializing in bomb disposal, said on Wednesday. “Our commanders sent us here soon after the […]

As Gaza balloons bring bombs to Israel, IDF pens poem teaching kids to keep away

The Israel Defense Forces’ Home Front Command on Friday released a poem for children warning them against the dangers of the balloon-borne bombs flown into southern Israel from the Gaza Strip. Titled “What does the wind bring with it?”, the poem tells children to call an adult and run away if they see a suspicious […]

US Dropped Bombs In Afghanistan At Record Level In 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan — The United States dropped more bombs and other munitions in Afghanistan last year than any other year since documentation began in 2006, Air Force data shows. American aircraft released 7,423 munitions in the country in 2019, according to figures published Monday by U.S. Air Forces Central Command. Coalition aircraft flew nearly 8,800 […]

The US Dropped a Record-Breaking Number of Bombs on Afghanistan in 2019

By Eoin Higgins The U.S. military dropped a record-breaking number of bombs on Afghanistan in 2019, the Air Force announced Tuesday, drawing criticism from observers who wondered what purpose the continued barrage of the war-torn country after over 18 years of war could serve. “Isn’t this an admission of colossal failure?” tweeted CounterPunch editor Jeffrey St. Clair. “Who […]

Israel Bombs Gaza Strip in Response to Incendiary Balloons

(MEE) — The Israeli military said an attack helicopter struck a Hamas target in the northern Gaza Strip late Thursday in response to the launch of incendiary balloons into Israeli territory earlier in the day, the Associated Press reported. 2 milions in Gaza Can not sleep because Israel attacks on Gaza 9:21 PM — Heba Khaled […]

GCL drops Xmas Bombs

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Hong Kong police disarm two radio-controlled 10kg nail-filled bombs found at school ground

The two IEDs were found on Monday evening by a janitor working for the Wah Yan College. The Hong Kong police were called and safely disposed of the bombs, representatives of the force told the media. According to Alick McWhirter, the head of the bomb unit, the bombs contained a high explosive compound called hexamethylene […]

Syrian Military Bombs Oil Smuggling Infrastructure In Turkish-Occupied Areas, War Report

South Front On November 26, Kurdish rebels from the so-called Afrin Liberation Forces announced that their forces had eliminated 5 Turkish-backed militants and injured 6 others in an attack near Tuweys in northern Aleppo. The killed and injured militants were reportedly belonging to the al-Waqqas Brigade, which is involved in Turkey’s Operation Peace Spring as […]

Syrian Army Bombs Kurdish Tankers Smuggling Oil to Turkey, A Message to Trump

Oil tankers and oil makeshift refineries in northeast Syria were bombed by ‘mysterious’ planes yesterday morning, SANA later stated it was done by the Syrian Army regional command. The statement conveyed Syrian Arab News Agency SANA was brief but very meaningful: “SANA’s correspondent in al-Hasakah quoted a field source as saying: after verifying that some […]

‘Israel’ Bombs Gaza After Anti-settlement Protests Across Palestine

By Staff, Agencies ‘Israeli’ warplanes carried out fresh airstrikes on the Gaza Strip after Palestinians in the blockaded enclave and the occupied West Bank marked a “day of rage” in protest against the US’s contentious declaration of support for the regime’s land grab policy. The Zionist military said its warplanes had hit a number of […]

“Wipe the Soviet Union Off the Map”, 204 Atomic Bombs against 66 Major Cities, US Nuclear Attack against USSR Planned During World War II

To read this article in other versions, click: French, German, and Russian. First published November 4, 2017. Revisions to the English Text, December 10, 2017 On March 1st, 2018 president Vladimir Putin unveiled an array of advanced military technologies in response to renewed US threats to wipe the Russian Federation off the Map, as contained in Trump’s 2018 […]

Hong Kong protesters hurl PETROL BOMBS at volunteers trying to clear roadblocks and shoot ARROWS at police

A fierce street battle erupted outside the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) on Sunday, as protesters threw bricks at police, which responded with tear gas and water cannons. The officers were trying to remove the barricades erected by the demonstrators earlier this week, and urged them to stop placing metal spikes on the roads in […]

Bombs over Baghdadi: 7 things to know for October 27

1. Jumping the gun: According to several US-based news outlets, as of this writing, Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi may have been killed during a special raid in Syria overnight. The news is indeed big, as US President Donald Trump noted excitedly before various reports on the raid began filtering out. And in Israel, […]

Car Bombs Rock Northern Syria After "Hundreds" Of ISIS Prisoners Escape

On Thursday a car bomb detonated in the town of Tal Abyad, wounding several Turkish-backed Syrian fighters outside their militia headquarters, following at least three other similar blasts this week, which targeted various groups fighting in northeast Syria. The AP reports “There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing” and confirmed that “Similar bombings have taken […]

Protesters hurl petrol bombs at police station as Hong Kong descends into chaos (VIDEOS)

Footage released by Ruptly shows several protesters hurling petrol bombs over the fence around the Tsim Sha Sui police station, resulting in several small blazes around the compound. Police were quick to put out the fire, and deployed tear gas and water cannons in an attempt to disperse the mob. The harrowing scenes were part […]

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