Posts Tagged ‘strikes’

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Prevails As Federal Judge Strikes Down DAPL Permits

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Prevails As Federal Judge Strikes Down DAPL Permits Above Photo: LUCAS ZHAO / CC BY-NC 2.0. Flags fly at the Oceti Sakowin Camp in 2016, near Cannonball, North Dakota. Victory: Decision cites risks of pipeline spills to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Washington, D.C. —A federal court today granted a request by […]

Hail, Comrade Britney! Pop princess Spears calls for strikes and redistribution of wealth as the Covid-19 crisis engulfs the world

Well, that’s what a lot of people are inferring from the singer’s recent social media activity. In case you haven’t seen it, Britney posted a message on her Instagram account to her 23.7 million followers, imploring them to “feed each other,” to “redistribute wealth,” and to go on “strike” in the face of the coronavirus […]

US-Iran covert war continues: US again strikes Iraqi forces aligned with Iran, possibly taking out another senior IRGC commander

Was Iranian IRGC General ‘Siamand Mashhadani’ killed in US airstrikes?    US airstrikes carried out in Iraq just after midnight on Friday may have killed an Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps general supposedly named Siamand Mashhadani. Reports online in Arabic and in other local media have claimed he was killed in the attacks on five […]

Lightning strikes kill 3, injure 5 in 2 districts of Bangladesh

   Three people, including two stone traders, were killed and five others injured in lightning strikes in Sylhet and Gaibandha districts on Friday. In Sylhet, five stone traders were severely injured as a thunderbolt struck them in Anforer Banker area in Gowainghat upazila in the early hours when they took shelter in a tin-shed house. […]

Turkish drone strikes kill over two dozen Syrian soldiers in Idlib: Monitor

Sunday, 01 March 2020 2:51 AM  [ Last Update: Thursday, 01 March 2012 2:57 AM ] A picture taken during a guided tour organised by the Syrian army shows government orces in the area of al-Lirmoun, north of Aleppo, on February 17, 2020. (Photo by AFP) Turkish drone strikes have reportedly killed 26 Syrian soldiers in northwestern Syria, in […]

Video: Fall of Saraqib: Syrian Army Retreat Under Turkish Strikes in Eastern Idlib

Members of al-Qaeda-linked groups embedded with Turkish troops have reentered the town of Saraqib in eastern Idlib following the collapse of the Syrian Army defense northwest of the town. The attack was backed by Turkish artillery strikes on positions of the Syrian Army. Al-Qaeda members were actively using Turkish-supplied armoured vehicles and even MANPADs. Since […]

Iran raps Israeli strikes on Damascus, Gaza

Tasnim – Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi strongly condemned recent military attacks carried out by the Zionist regime against the Gaza Strip and Syria’s capital Damascus. In a statement on Tuesday, Mousavi denounced the inhumane act of Zionist military forces in insulting the body of a Muslim Palestinian martyr, saying the Zionists’ brutal and […]

Israel attacks Syria from occupied Golan Heights, strikes intercepted

   Explosions were heard in the sky over Damascus as Syrian air defense systems responded to an attack coming from the direction of the occupied Golan Heights. The Syrian capital and surrounding areas often come under air attacks which the country blames on Israel. Tel Aviv rarely admits its military raids against the neighbor, but […]

Prank call Greta strikes again: Bernie ‘agrees’ to rap collaboration with Eilish & West, but smells a rat over ‘KGB sleeper agent’

The Democratic primary frontrunner seems to be the latest target of the comedy duo Vovan and Lexus, who have for years been playing pranks on the world’s leading politicians. Their latest hoax was to phone people while posing as Greta Thunberg, the teen climate activist, and her father. Representative Maxine Waters and actor Joaquin Phoenix […]

Student-teacher strikes across France are met with even more heavy-handed policing (VIDEOS)

In a rare display of solidarity between erstwhile enemies since time immemorial, students and teachers alike blocked-off schools and engaged in brief clashes with police as they resisted the introduction of continuous assessment (E3C (Common Continuous Control Tests)). The Minister of Education Jean Michel Blanquer announced last week that he wanted to simplify the ‘Bac’ […]

Iran Attack on Two US Bases, The “Evil Empire” Strikes Back. The Casualties?

After their excessive and macabre display of delight and satisfaction, and even celebration, over the killing of Solemani, the White House was tight-lipped about Iran’s almost immediate retaliatory missile attack on two US bases in Iraq, with Donald Trump soon claiming only a bit of physical damage, announcing on Twitter a day after the attack, “No Americans […]

WATCH aftermath of Israeli strikes on Damascus that endangered civilian jet with 172 passengers on board

Footage provided by Ruptly shows locals clearing the rubble from the streets in the western suburbs of Damascus, where the Israeli missiles landed overnight. Broken glass and pieces of concrete are seen scattered all over the place, along with several vehicles that have apparently burned out overnight. “As you can see, yesterday the area was […]

As Houthis Close in on Al-Qaeda in Yemen, US Drone Strikes Target its Leaders

MARIB, YEMEN — An escalating campaign of U.S. drone strikes in Yemen has sparked anger from residents and tribal leaders. The drone strikes, according to the victims’ relatives, not only killed suspected members of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) but also killed and injured a number of civilians. The recent escalation comes after the commander […]

3 mortar shells launched at Israel from Gaza; IDF tank strikes Hamas post

Three mortar shells were fired from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel Friday afternoon, the Israel Defense Defense Forces said. The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted one of the projectiles, while the other two struck open areas. There were no reports of casualties or damage. In response to the attack, an IDF tank fired […]

Analysis of the Iranian missile strikes on Ayn Al Asad Airbase

by Haider Geoanalyst for The Saker Blog January 28, 2020 Several sources in the past several days have analyzed the Iranian missile strikes on US forces at the Ayn Al Asad Airbase which took place more than two weeks ago on the 8th of January 2020 as a retaliation for the US assassination of the Iranian […]

Photos: US Ain al-Asad military base after Iran’s missile strikes

Mizan – Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) targeted US Ain al-Asad Airbase in Iraq’s Anbar province in retaliation for the US assassination of IRGC Quds Force Commander Gen. Soleimani and Second-in-Command of Iraq Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in Baghdad International Airport two weeks ago.       Source Article from Hits: […]

IRGC Commander Confirms Iranian Missile Strikes Targeted "Military Apparatus", Not Troops

Continuing with some of the punchy, bellicose rhetoric that top Iranian officials, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, have exhibited in recent days, a senior IRGC commander said Thursday morning that Iran’s missile attacks against US installations in Iraq were merely the start of a vendetta that will play out across the region. IRGC Aerospace Force […]

Trump Backs Away from Threats to Retaliate for Iranian Missile Strikes, Promises New Sanctions

WASHINGTON DC — In a statement delivered late Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump made it clear that the U.S. would not militarily respond to the missile strikes launched by Iran on U.S. military installations in Iraq on Tuesday, strikes that were themselves retaliation for the Trump administration’s killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani and the […]

Iran’s Guards warn of ‘harsher revenge’ after missile strikes on US targets: agency

Reuters – A Revolutionary Guards commander said Iran would take “harsher revenge soon” after Tehran launched missile attacks on U.S. targets in Iraq in retaliation for last week’s U.S. killing of an Iranian general, Tasnim news agency reported on Thursday. The agency was quoting senior commander Abdollah Araghi, speaking after U.S. President Donald Trump said […]

Response To US Strikes: A United Opposition To Occupation Of Iraq

US airstrikes Sunday targeted locations in Anbar, Iraq, as well as four other locations in Iraq and Syria. The attacks targeted a Katai’b Hezbollah military site, killing 27 and injuring 51. The Iraqi Kata’ib Hezbollah, a paramilitary group part of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMU) umbrella group, was one of the popular grassroots militias […]

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