Posts Tagged ‘crossing’

BLIND Japanese sailor completes pioneering non-stop Pacific crossing (VIDEO)

The Japanese-born sailor who now resides in San Diego reached the port of Fukushima in his 40-foot (12-meter) cutter on Saturday morning – almost two months after he left California. Iwamoto was joined by his friend, a sighted US native Doug Smith, as both men shared the ship’s steering, rigging and navigating duties. The sailor […]

Two CIA Agents Arrested By Minutemen Crossing Mexican Border With 1300 Pounds of COCAINE

El Paso| A group of minutemen watching the Mexican Border for illegal migrants and drug traffickers, have proceeded to the citizen arrest of two men in an SUV, carrying 1300 pounds of cocaine. The volunteers were completely astonished when the two arrestees pulled out CIA ID cards and explained they were actually carrying the drug as part […]

Syria-Israel Border Crossing at Golan Heights Reopens, UN Peacekeepers Return

UNDOF forces at Syria’s Golan crossing (Image Source: Mato48) This week, the Quneitra crossing in Syrian’s Golan Heights has been reopened, signaling the completion of logistical and security preparations at Syria’s key border crossings, including the recent announcement by Jordanian and Syrian officials to reopen their crossing at Nassib. This signals a boost for Damascus, […]

Syria-Jordan Border Crossing Reopens After 3 Years of Closure

On Monday Jordan reopened its main border crossing with Syria, after a three year closure, AFP reports. The border crossing, known as Jaber on the Jordanian side and Nassib on the Syrian side, is a key Middle Eastern trade and commerce transit way which was closed after the post was overrun by Western and Gulf-backed […]

Trolling Jihadis: New Syrian Army Spy Film from Turkish Border-Crossing in Aleppo

More Syrian Arab Army (SAA) spy films, this time from a border-crossing controlled by Turkish-backed and FSA ‘rebel’ forces in northwestern Aleppo. Al Masdar News reports… BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:20 P.M.) – A Syrian Arab Army (SAA) spy filmed from a Turkish border-crossing controlled by the rebel forces in Aleppo recently. Based on the video that […]

Robot Boat Sails Into History by Finishing Atlantic Crossing

Robot Boat Sails Into History by Finishing Atlantic Crossing September 4th, 2018 Via: ABC: All summer, the small boat drifted steadily eastward across the churning North Atlantic until it neared the Irish coast, where it made history by becoming the first unmanned sailboat to […]

Iran’s demand on reopening crossing legitimate: Iraqi commander

IRNA – Iraq’s border guards commander described Iran’s demand for reopening Khosravi border crossing as legitimate. Major General Hamid Abdullah Ibrahim Al-hosseini said Iraq believed that reopening Khosravi border crossing will reduce the load on Mehran border crossing. The crossing was closed last November after the Iraqi officials said they could not maintain its security. […]

DOJ: Al-Qaeda Crossing Mexico Border To Enter America

The Department of Justice has revealed that Al-Qaeda terrorists are taking advantage of weak spots at the US-Mexico border to gain entry into America.  According to the DOJ, an Arab man was arrested in Mexico just as he was preparing to sneak six men from a terror cell into the United States. Several terror cells […]

Israel closes sole commercial crossing with Gaza

Israeli occupation authorities announced on Monday evening full closure of Kerem Shalom Crossing, the only commercial crossing with Gaza Strip, Israeli media reported. Israeli news website Ynet News reported that the crossing was closed in response to the continuous flying of kites from Gaza into Israel. At the same time, Egypt announced temporary closure of the Rafah […]

Israel Closes Gaza’s Commercial Border Crossing, Tightening the Siege

Israel will close the Kerem Shalom border crossing with Gaza in protest of Palestinian kite-launchers, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced in the Knesset yesterday. The move will see the blockade tightened, blocking commercial supplies that regularly pass through the crossing to the besieged Strip, although some humanitarian aid will reportedly be allowed through. “In agreement […]

Video: Who are the Palestinians traveling through Rafah crossing?

Last week, Egyptian President Abd al-Fatah al-Sisi announced the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire month of Ramadan, which he said was “in order to ensure the easing of the burdens on the brothers in the Gaza Strip.” The crossing, which serves as the main gateway to the outside world […]

Caravan of 1,500 Central American Migrant Families Crossing Mexico to Reach U.S. Border

A caravan of more than 1,500 familes including men, women, and children are making their way from Central America through Mexico and are expected to arrive at the US-Mexico Border in the coming days to request refugee status. Does this mean you’re blocking the “caravan” of invaders arriving today? You have every technology available to […]

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Woman Crossing Street

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills Arizona Woman Crossing Street March 19th, 2018 Update: Tempe Police Chief Says Early Probe Shows No Fault by Uber Via: San Francisco Chronicle: Pushing a bicycle laden with plastic shopping bags, a woman abruptly walked from a center median into […]

Israel Must Now Think Twice Before Crossing Syria’s Red Lines

When Red Lines Are Crossed in Syria, Expect Israel to Be Shaken. By Elijah J. Magnier DAMASCUS – Decision makers in Damascus said “Syria and its allies have decided to move more harshly against Israel, replicating Hezbollah’s strategy in those days (the 90’s), before the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon. For every violation of Lebanese airspace […]

Egypt re-closes Rafah Crossing after 3-day opening

Egyptian authorities have re-closed Rafah Crossing with the Gaza Strip, the main terminal for Gaza residents to outside world. The Crossing was suddenly opened by the Egyptians, without prior arrangements with the Palestinians, on Wednesday afternoon. It was said that it would have been opened for three days, but this did not happen. The crossing […]

A Treacherous Crossing

A Treacherous Crossing Above Photo: U.S. Speaker Ryan and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – U.S. House Speaker’s Office On January 23rd an overcrowded smuggling boat capsized off the coast of Aden in Southern Yemen. Smugglers packed 152 passengers from Somalia and Ethiopia in the boat and then, while at sea, reportedly pulled guns on the migrants […]

Rafah crossing and the impossibility of leaving Gaza

by Muhammad Shehada After three days of an exceptional opening of Gaza’s only gate to the outside world, the Rafah border crossing, Palestinians are – again – locked up behind the giant concrete walls of the blockade; their only way out is paying the unaffordable bribe for the “coordinated passage.” Throughout 2017, the Rafah border crossing has opened for about […]

Far-right, anti-Fascist Protesters Temporarily shut Quebec Border Crossing

Amid protests, St-Bernard-de-Lacolle border crossing in Quebec closed to passenger traffic A standoff between far-right groups and anti-fascist protesters along the Canadian side of the U.S. border forced police to temporarily shut down the crossing near St-Bernard-de-Lacolle, Que., on Saturday. A separate anti-illegal immigrant rally on Parliament Hill, held amid heightened concerns about the arrival of asylum seekers, also […]

US-Backed Militants Block Syrian Forces From Crossing Euphrates River

The Euphrates River remains not only a vital lifeline across much of eastern Syria but also an important boundary area, which has become increasingly more important throughout the Syrian War. Early in the war, Turkey warned they would not let any Kurds cross to the west of the Euphrates, and that this amounted to a […]

Syria summary: Crossing the Euphrates at Deir ez-Zor

     The last three weeks in Syria were marked by further consolidation of the Syrian government positions. While this will likely continue, a new front of contention with the U.S. occupation force in north-east Syria is building up over Deir Ez-zor city and the oil-rich rural areas east of it. Last week the Syrian army […]

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