Posts Tagged ‘offensive’

Ethiopia to begin ‘final phase’ of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI – The Ethiopian military will begin the “final phase” of an offensive in the rebellious northern Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, hours after an ultimatum for Tigray forces to surrender expired.The government gave the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) 72 hours on Sunday to lay down their arms or […]

Norwegian Police Apologize for Ordering Local to Take Down Offensive Drawings He Put Up In Defense of Free Speech

    Norwegian police have admitted they were wrong in asking a local man to tear down cartoons of Prophet Mohammed which he had hung around the town in response to the gruesome murder of a teacher in France. A man in his 40s, who wished to remain anonymous, printed out cartoons of Prophet Mohammed […]

Azerbaijani-Armenian War: Counter-Offensive In The South And Iranian Factor

South Front [embedded content] On the evening of October 20, the Armenian Defense Ministry declared that they had launched a large-scale counter-offensive against the advancing Azerbaijani forces in the Khudaferin Reservoir area, in the southern part of the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Armenian sources claimed that the attack had caused heavy losses for the ‘enemy’ and had […]

Israeli artist arrested on suspicion that outfit was offensive portrayal of Sara Netanyahu, police source says

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NASA Removing ‘Offensive’ Names From Planets & Galaxies To Make Space ‘More Inclusive’

Political correctness has now expanded to space as NASA announced this week that it is reexamining the unofficial nicknames used to describe distant cosmic objects. NASA says planets, galaxies and nebulae will no longer be referred to by “offensive” names. Removal of the “Eskimo Nebula” and “Siamese Twins Galaxy” nicknames is its first step in […]

NASA Removing ‘Offensive’ Names From Planets & Galaxies To Make Space ‘More Inclusive’

Political correctness has now expanded to space as NASA announced this week that it is reexamining the unofficial nicknames used to describe distant cosmic objects. NASA says planets, galaxies and nebulae will no longer be referred to by “offensive” names. Removal of the “Eskimo Nebula” and “Siamese Twins Galaxy” nicknames is its first step in […]

NASA Removing ‘Offensive’ Names From Planets & Galaxies To Make Space ‘More Inclusive’

Political correctness has now expanded to space as NASA announced this week that it is reexamining the unofficial nicknames used to describe distant cosmic objects. NASA says planets, galaxies and nebulae will no longer be referred to by “offensive” names. Removal of the “Eskimo Nebula” and “Siamese Twins Galaxy” nicknames is its first step in […]

UK Judge Rules That Praising Jews For Being ‘Clever’ Is ‘Offensive’ And Grounds For Dismissal

Stephen Lamonby, who had been a part-time lecturer in engineering at Solent University in Southampton for six years until last summer, failed in a claim of unfair dismissal at an employment tribunal last month. He lost his job following remarks made during a meeting with his course leader Janet Bonar in a university canteen in […]

Royal Navy Goes Woke, Bans ‘Offensive’ Terms ‘Seaman’ & ‘Unmanned’

The British Royal Navy has caved to the far-left “woke” mob and banned terms now deemed “offensive”because they were too “male-themed.” The UK’s military branch is following in the footsteps of the Canadian Navy, which recently replaced the word “seaman” with “sea-person”. Britain’s Navy will now replace “seaman” in rank titles and ban the use […]

UK Proposes Prison Time For Offensive Online Posts

ZeroHedge| The Sentencing Council for England and Wales has drafted new guidelines  proposing prison sentences of between 26 weeks and six years for social media posts deemed hostile toward a race, religion or sexual identity. The proposals have been made in relation to the Public Order Act, which prohibits all activities “intended or likely […]

British People Now Face Jail If They Post ‘Offensive’ Content Online

British citizens can now face up to six months in jail if they post ‘offensive’ content on social media, under Orwellian new rules proposed by the government. Despite the fact that violent crime rates have skyrocketed 44% in the last year, the government want police to focus their resources on punishing ‘online trolls’: Social media […]

Syrian Army preparing for large-scale anti-terrorism offensive in northern Hama

FNA- The Syrian Armed forces have been targeting terrorists’ positions in Northern Hama regularly to pave the ground for an imminent large-scale operation in the region, field sources reported on Monday. The sources said that the army’s artillery and missile units as well as the Air Force have been pounding terrorists’ strongholds, headquarters and supply […]

Macron begins Trump charm offensive with Fox News Sunday interview

The Guardian | Tom McCarthy: Touting “a very strong personal relation” with Donald Trump, the French president, Emmanuel Macron, on Sunday began an ambitious charm offensive intended to strengthen US commitments in Syria and Iran while heading off threats of a transatlantic trade war. Prior to his departure for an official state visit to Washington, Macron likened […]

OFFENSIVE Songs That Wouldn’t Be Allowed Now

OFFENSIVE Songs That Wouldn’t Be Allowed Now Loony left wants to BAN hits with politically incorrect lyrics Paul Joseph Watson PrisonPlanet.com April 16, 2018 They want to ban decades old hit songs because the lyrics aren’t politically correct. Yes, really. This is where we’re at. Please SHARE this video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Xh-Y9xuGao SUBSCRIBE on YouTube: Follow on […]

Israeli army commander threatens near offensive on Gaza

New Israeli offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip is inevitable and it is only a matter of time before it happens, senior Israeli army commander told military graduates on Monday. During a meeting with the new graduates of Yonatan, a pre-army preparatory programme, Brigadier General Itay Virov said: “Each passing day gets us farther away from the […]

Megalomaniac Crown Prince Fails to Win Over Londoners With Charm Offensive

A political disease usually found in countries ruled by insecure megalomaniacs hit London this week: hello, personality cult. In the Middle East, the disease associated with regions in which stunted political growth is the norm, has a distinct characteristic. Large portraits of the ruler and members of his family adorn street furniture, buildings and office […]

Syrian Army resumes offensive in large East Ghouta suburb

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:55 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their offensive in the East Ghouta suburb of Harasta this morning after a successful start on Sunday. Led by their 4th Mechanized Division, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the defenses of Faylaq Al-Rahman and Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham in Harasta, attacking the last buildings under […]

EXCLUSIVE: Militants Initiate New Offensive on Syrian Army Positions in Eastern Ghouta

Faylaq al-Rahman cooperating with Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham fighters simultaneously carried out all-round attack on the positions of the government forces. This assault was initiated shortly after the terrorists with the use of suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (SVBIEDs) had attempted to break the blockade from Harasta district towards al-Qaboun. SVBIEDs were used […]

Breaking: Syrian Army begins first phase of East Ghouta offensive

25/02/2018 BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:35 A.M.) – At approximately 8:30 A.M. (Damascus Time), the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) kicked off the first phase of their long-awaited East Ghouta offensive. Led by their 4th Division, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the Al-Nashabiyah area of the East Ghouta, seizing several points around the Air Defense Battalion, while advancing […]

Charm offensive: 200+ N. Korean cheerleaders arrive at Olympics to be followed by Kim’s sister

A squad of 229 cheerleaders arrived in South Korea on Wednesday as a part of a 280-strong Pyongyang’s delegation, which is seen as one of the largest recent border crossings between the two Koreas. The women all clad in red coats and fur hats greeted crowds of journalists as they arrived at the four-star luxury […]

Erdogan: Syria offensive could expand as far as Iraq border

Press TV – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey may extend its operation against the Afrin region in Syria to other cities as far east as the Iraqi border. Addressing provincial leaders from his ruling Justice and Development Party on Friday, the Turkish leader vowed to “clean up” the city of Manbij, east of Afrin, also held […]

New US National Defense Strategy Is Again Offensive

By David Macilwain | American Herald Tribune | January 23, 2018 Last week “Mad Dog” Mattis announced a new US Defence Strategy, the first for a decade and with a radical change of focus, from fighting terrorism to fighting Russia and China. The US DoD put it like this: “The National Defense Strategy seeks to […]

Stalin’s Preparations For An Offensive War In The Summer of 1941 To Make Europe A Soviet-Communist Continent

By John Wear Soviet Preparations for Offensive War In the years 1937-1941, the Soviet Army grew five-fold, from 1.1 million to 5.5 million.[1] An additional 5.3 million people joined the ranks of the Red Army within one week of the beginning of the war. A minimum of 34.5 million people were used by the Red Army […]

Turkey strikes PKK bases in N Iraq amid Syria offensive

The military said on Tuesday that its warplanes had carried out the raids in the Zap region in northern Iraq a day earlier, destroying hideouts and arms caches belonging to the PKK militants. The militants were planning an attack on border security posts and bases manned by Turkey, the statement added. Meanwhile, Turkey’s Hurriyet daily […]

Turkey Steps Up Offensive Against Syrian Kurdish Militia Amid Growing Diplomatic Pressure

Turkish land forces have advanced into Syria trying to push a Kurdish militia out of the Afrin area. Over 40 targets were hit by Turkish jets and artillery, and there are reports of civilian casualties. Quoting YPG forces, a stringer for the VOA Kurdish Service in Afrin reported that three Turkish military tanks were destroyed […]

‘Offensive & painful’: Abuse victims slam pope over slander accusations

The pope made the comments on Thursday as he brought his six-day visit to Chile to an end. The trip was seen by many as a bid to revive the church’s credibility in the South American country after a sex scandal in which Bishop Juan Barros was accused of concealing the crimes of the pedophile […]

Turkey could launch military offensive on Syrian Kurds in Afrin and Manbij within a week: Erdogan

nsnbc : Turkey’s President R. Tayyip Erdogan has said his country could launch a military offensive on Afrin and Manbij in northern Syria, within […]

Breaking: Syrian Army’s 100-hour ghost offensive haunts jihadists out of south Aleppo

BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:20 P.M.) – In an avalanche of major advances throughout Aleppo province’s southern countryside over the last four days, the Syrian Arab Army and allied pro-government militias have chased armed Islamist groups from virtually the entire region. Syrian army-led forces have swept armed rebel factions from southern Aleppo like a specter, blitzing through […]

France’s Macron on Chinese charm offensive with trade imbalance, African security on table

Macron has found himself in Europe’s foreign-policy driver’s seat with two other leading powers, the UK and Germany, currently distracted by domestic issues. While London has been preoccupied by Brexit, and Berlin is mired in protracted coalition talks, the young French leader has brought Paris to the forefront of global policy making. He has played […]

NATO Rolls Out Offensive Cyberweapons

By Ulson Gunnar NATO members including the US, UK, Germany, Norway, Spain, Denmark and the Netherlands have begun taking public steps in defining guidelines regarding the deployment of offensive cyberweapons. Reuters in its article, “NATO mulls ‘offensive defense’ with cyber warfare rules,” would state: A group of NATO allies are considering a more […]

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