Posts Tagged ‘stronghold’

Violence Hits Cartel Stronghold As Mexico Nabs Son Of ‘El Chapo’ Before Biden Visit

Ovidio Guzmán, nicknamed “the Mouse,” had not been one of El Chapo’s better-known sons until an aborted operation to capture him three years ago. Source

How to flip a GOP stronghold: be a normal politician

Why were Democrats seemingly able to by and large defy history and avoid a catastrophic result in the midterms? Across the country, Democrats successfully defended seats that Republicans had confidently expected to pick up, while also adding wins in gubernatorial races in five swing states that flipped from Trump to Biden in 2020. There are […]

Unique swords discovered in Byzantine Empire stronghold

(NaturalNews) (Natural News) A recent study published in the Journal of Art History reported that archaeologists in Turkey have unearthed “rare and unique” swords in a heavily fortified city of the Byzantine Empire. The iron weapons are ring-pommeled swords, meaning the pommel or rounded knob at the end of the handle is shaped like a … [Read More…] […]

Russia Claim Seizure of Major Ukrainian Stronghold

28 May, 2022 15:04 HomeRussia & FSU Russia claims seizure of major Ukrainian stronghold A top Ukrainian official had earlier admitted that Liman in Donetsk Region had fallen Russian servicemen are seen in Mariupol, Donetsk People’s Republic. © Sputnik/Ilya Pitalev Russian forces together with those from the Donetsk People’s Republic have taken over the Ukrainian […]

The Conquest of Anglesey and the Destruction of Druidism’s Last Stronghold

With a reputation for their savagery, the destruction of the Anglesey Druids and conquest of the Welsh Isle of Anglesey by the Romans put an end to the last pagan corner of Wales in 77 AD. But was this image of savage and blood thirsty Druids just a Roman dramatization  Read more Section:  News Ancient […]

Derbent: Contested Ancient City Stronghold on the Silk Road

Nestled between the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus Mountains, the Russian city of Derbent and its famed citadel tells the story of ancient power struggles to control the Silk Road trade route which stretched between Western Europe and Asia. Remembered by many as the oldest city in Russia, nowadays the battle continues for control of […]

After 6 Years the Apache Stronghold Is Still Fighting to Save Oak Flat

Indigenous nations are continuing their fight against a proposed copper mine at a sacred Apache site in Arizona – a six year battle which has lasted through three administrations. On March 1, the U.S. Department of Agriculture rescinded their approval for a proposed copper mine which threatens land sacred to the San Carlos Apache and […]

The strategic importance of Ma’rib: Saudi-backed Hadi’s ‘last stronghold’

Middle East Observer February 25, 2021 Description: TV report on the strategic importance of Ma’rib province for the fate of the ongoing conflict in Yemen, particularly following reports that Sana’a-led forces were on the verge of taking control over the entire Ma’rib governate. Source: Al Maydeen TV Date: Feb 20, 2021 (Important Note: Please help us keep producing […]

Meet a Jewish Woman Who Lives in the Former Stronghold of the Aryan Nations

Butler lost control of the land after the Southern Poverty Law Center, an anti-hate group, won a legal judgment against him in 2000. By the following year, the buildings had been demolished, but Butler’s influence persisted. Northern Idaho remains a stronghold for white supremacist organizations in the United States. In a photo taken in 1995, […]

Meet a Jewish woman who lives in the former stronghold of Neo-Nazis

Andie Bond can almost see the one-time bastion of the American neo-Nazi movement from her house. Bond, 34, is from St. Louis, Missouri, a city with a robust Jewish population. Now she’s one of just two Jews living in Wallace, Idaho, a town of fewer than 1,000 residents that abuts the Aryan Nations compound from […]

Meet a Jewish woman living in a former Aryan Nations stronghold

JTA — Andie Bond can almost see the one-time bastion of the American neo-Nazi movement from her house. Bond, 34, is from St. Louis, Missouri, a city with a robust Jewish population. Now she’s one of just two Jews living in Wallace, Idaho, a town of fewer than 1,000 residents that abuts the Aryan Nations […]

Apache Stronghold Lawsuit Over Oak Flat Halts Transfer To Mining Company

By Apache Stronghold, Popular Resistance. January 17, 2021 Ab0ve photo: Just Seeds. After Apache File Lawsuit and Place Lien on Oak Flat, Federal Judge Orders Injunction Hearing and Forest Service Delays Land Transfer. Apache Stronghold, on behalf of traditional Apache religious and cultural leaders, placed a lien on Oak Flat on Wednesday, January 13, with the Pinal County Recorder’s Office.  […]

Canaanite Stronghold From the Time of the Judges Found in Israel

An ancient Canaanite stronghold has been unearthed in Israel. It is believed to date back to the time of the Judges whose history is recounted in the Bible. The discovery is telling experts a lot about the ancient Canaanites and Philistines and the politics and wars in the period of the Judges. The fortress is […]

Ranthambore Fort: Rajasthani Stronghold and Center of Chauhan Culture

Located in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan, it is widely believed that Ranthambore Fort was constructed during the 10 th century AD. It has also been suggested that the hill fort was actually built during the 12 th century. Due to its strategic location between northern and central India, Ranthambore Fort was an important […]

3,500-Year-Old Pig Figurines Found in Ancient Polish Stronghold

Archaeologists working on a prehistoric settlement in Poland have discovered two tiny pig figurines, miraculously found intact after 3,500 years. The ancient relics can help experts to better understand prehistoric society in the middle of the second millennium BC, in this part of Europe. The remarkable figures were found in Maszkowice (Małopolska) on a mountain […]

Dumbarton Castle: Ancient Stronghold and Symbol of Scottish Defiance

The wild and diverse landscapes of Scotland are filled with remnants of its rich and proud history that spans many centuries. From the Hebrides islands, to the border regions and all the way to the wild Scottish Highlands, the history of Scotland can be felt and seen everywhere. And amongst the major reminders of this […]

Stronghold of all the world’s seeds in the Global Seed Vault reaches the one million mark

(Natural News) The world’s largest repository of crop seeds recently celebrated its 10th-year anniversary. And to mark the occasion, it received shipments of more than 70,000 additional crop varieties from a total of 23 different institutions for it to store. This new shipment just about bumped up its number of stored seeds […]

US Will Turn #Ghouta Into a Full-Fledged Terrorist Stronghold

“This is not the first time that the US and Western countries have signaled their support to armed terrorist groups,” Brig. Gen. Hetham Hassun, a Syrian military analyst, told Sputnik Arabic. “We witnessed similar information and diplomatic campaigns to support jihadists before the liberation of Aleppo and Homs. Now exactly the same is taking place in Ghouta. Western countries train […]

Mathematics a stronghold of objective truth

In the end, the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make that claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied […]

Iraq launches offensive to retake ISIS stronghold Hawija near Kirkuk

“At the dawn of a new day, we announce the launch of the first stage of the liberation of Hawija, in accordance with our commitment to our people to liberate all Iraqi territory and eradicate groups that support terror,” Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a Thursday statement, as quoted by AFP. READ MORE: Iraq plans […]

DEIR EZZOR: Last ‘International Terrorist Stronghold on Syrian Soil’ Prepares Defences against SAA Offensive

“Following the successful offensive action of the Syrian Armed Forces group supported by the Russian Air Forces in the Ghanem Ali area, Islamic State terrorists try to regroup and establish fortified defensive positions in the Deir ez-Zor area,”the ministry said in statement. It added the extremists are deploying heavy weapons, “including tanks, all-terrain vehicles with high-caliber […]

(VIDEO) Syrian Army Liberates Last ISIS Stronghold in Homs Province

21st Century Wire says… The US and Israel’s frustrations continued today, as the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) liberated the town of al-Sukhnah, the last remaining ISIS stronghold in Homs Province. Despite being under-equipped and under-funded, the Syrian Army has still managed to defeat the billion dollar-funded, imported foreign terrorist army commonly known as the ‘Islamic […]

Syrian Army secures major advance in jihadist stronghold

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:10 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their offensive operations in the jihadist stronghold of ‘Ayn Tarma, Wednesday, following the rejection of reconciliation terms from the Faylaq Al-Rahman militants in east Damascus. Led by their elite 105th Brigade of the Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army scored a major advance in […]

Syrian War Report – April 25 & 24, 2017: Syrian Army Advancing On Militant Stronghold Of Lataminah

Voiceover by Harold Hoover Syrian government forces have regained more areas from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham-led forces in northern Hama. Government troops have captured Massanah, Zawr Mahruqah, and reached Markabah. Clashes were also reported in Buwaida and Zailaqiat. Current developments show that government forces will likely attempt to secure Buwaida and Markabah and then storm Lataminah. […]

ISIS ‘essentially moved’ its Syria stronghold from Raqqa to Deir ez-Zor province – report

The jihadists and their military command are now centered some 140 kilometers southeast of the city of Raqqa, the US media report claimed. VIDEO: Rare footage of captured airbase near ISIS stronghold Raqqa Saying that the move came in the wake of increased pressure from the US-backed Syrian fighters, the report claimed that the IS “government” […]

Happy Adolf Hitler Birthday 2016: Celebrations Worldwide

“Adolf Hitler’s birthdays are always the saddest. We celebrate his greatness and his message for us to save ourselves from the same threat today he fought back then. But we are happy in our affection for him and in the knowledge that the time will come when we will rise up to complete his work […]

Switzerland set to vote on banning banks from creating money – will it happen?

     When Iceland jailed its bankers something changed. The unthinkable had happened: the real criminals had been held to account. Now Switzerland is also threatening to go off the fiat-bankster reservation. But will it happen? Josiah Stamp once said: “If you want to continue to be slaves of the banks and pay the cost of […]

At Least 32 Dead Dozens Injured In Nigeria Market Bombing

At least thirty-two people were killed and eighty wounded after an explosive device went off at a market in the North Eastern city of Yola in Nigeria. The explosion occurred at a fruit and vegetable market beside a main road in the Jimeta area of Adamawa’s state capital around 1900 GMT. It is still not […]

Fake Syrian Passport Trade Raises Doubts Over Paris Attackers’ Identities

It has been revealed that a Syrian passport was found near or on the body of one of the terrorist suicide bombers in Paris. The man had apparently travelled via the refuge trail through the Balkans to Paris. The passport discovery raises more questions than answers because of the trade that goes on in forged […]

Gaddafi loyalists stage desperate defence in stronghold of Sirte

Chris Stephen London Guardian Sept 18, 2011 […] Three days after a massive rebel force of 900 armed pickup trucks, supported by tanks and Nato bombers, surged into the city that is Muammar Gaddafi’s birthplace and final coastal stronghold, loyalist units continue to resist. It was not supposed to be this way. The rebels dominate the […]

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