Posts Tagged ‘targeted’

Cuba says its Paris embassy targeted by gasoline bombs

French authorities say they are investigating a gasoline bomb attack that caused minor damage to the Cuban Embassy in Paris. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez reported the attack on Monday night on Twitter before the country’s Foreign Ministry International Press Centre later said the incident occurred around midnight. Officials said three Molotov cocktails were thrown, […]

Pegasus Project: Why I was targeted by Israeli spyware

The building housing the Israeli NSO Group is pictured in 2016 in Herzliya (AFP) Madawi al-RasheedMadawi al-Rasheed is visiting professor at the Middle East Institute of the London School of Economics. You can follow her on Twitter: @MadawiDr 20 July 2021 09:34 UTC Madawi al-Rasheed My work to expose the crimes of the Saudi regime […]

What If The Next Major Cyberattack Targeted The Internet?

By Brandon Smith Over the past few months I have been writing analysis on a planned crisis war game organized by the World Economic Forum called “Cyber Polygon.” The event will be held this week on July 9th, and it’s allegedly designed to simulate a massive cyberattack that somehow disrupts the global supply chain, or […]

US Military Base at Erbil Airport Targeted By “Explosive-Laden Drones”

Today 07/07/2021 By Staff, Agencies A military base hosting US-led coalition forces inside Erbil International Airport in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region has come under attack by explosive-laden drones, the latest in a series of attacks on American forces in the Arab country. Citing security sources, Iraqi media said the military base inside Erbil airport was […]

Man charged in ‘targeted’ attack against Muslim family that left four dead

A 20-year-old truck driver was charged with four counts of first-degree murder after a hit and run in Canada that police allege was a “planned, premeditated act” against a family due to their Muslim faith. Police in London, Ontario said that terrorism charges were also possible against Nathanial Veltman and that they were in discussions […]

Australia Fast-Tracks Protection Visas for Afghan Interpreters Targeted by Taliban

Australia is urgently processing up to 300 protection visa applications for Afghan interpreters who have been told they are on a Taliban hit list as allied troops withdraw from Afghanistan. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the federal government is aware of the situation and currently going through the paperwork. “We have done this before safely, and […]

U.S. government and aid agencies targeted by cyberattack attributed to Russia by Microsoft

The United States government has fended off what it called a “basic phishing” attempt that has been blamed on Russian intelligence operatives. The attack was first reported by Microsoft, with hackers using malware-laden emails to target U.S. and foreign government officials, think tanks and humanitarian groups. Hackers managed to gain access to the U.S. Agency […]

Federal Parliament Targeted by Brute Force Cyber Attack

Australia’s federal parliament was the target of a brute force cyber-attack that lasted less than 24 hours in late March which resulted in the Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) staff losing access to their phones and tablets for 10 days. “On March 26, 2021, the DPS was the subject of malicious cyber activity,” Scott Ryan, president […]

Israel’s air strikes targeted entire families in Gaza — but U.S. media won’t pursue the story

Amira Hass is one of the most impressive and experienced journalists in Israel/Palestine. She writes for the respected daily Haaretz, where on May 19 she made an extraordinary charge — that the Israeli military, as part of its air assault on Gaza, “is wiping out entire Palestinian families on purpose.”  So far, no mainstream U.S. […]

Total Tyranny: We’ll All Be Targeted Under The Government’s New Precrime Program

“There is now the capacity to make tyranny total in America.”― James Bamford It never fails. Just as we get a glimmer of hope that maybe, just maybe, there might be a chance of crawling out of this totalitarian cesspool in which we’ve been mired, we get kicked down again. In the same week that the […]

Extensive Israeli strikes overnight targeted Hamas tunnels in Gaza; dozens believed dead

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Iraqi base housing US forces targeted by drone in 2nd attack in less than a week

A drone attack launched against Ain al-Asad airbase in western Iraq has resulted in damages but no casualties. The facility, which is home to US and international troops, was also targeted by rockets earlier this week. Colonel Wayne Marotto, a spokesperson for the US-led coalition, said the base was “attacked by an unmanned aerial surveillance […]

Hate crimes see 73% rise in NYC, with Asians and Jews most targeted

A dramatic rise in attacks on Asian-Americans has led to an overall increase in hate crimes in New York City during 2021, while the number of crimes targeting Jews decreased slightly. Jews in New York were targeted in 54 hate crimes reported between Jan. 1 and May 2, down from 58 such crimes in the […]

Minnesota National Guard, Police Team Targeted In Drive-By Shooting Hours After Maxine Waters Incites BLM Protesters

(Zero Hedge) Hours after Sen. Maxine Waters (D-CA) urged protesters to ‘get more confrontational,’ a Minnesota National Guard and Minneapolis police team were targeted in a Saturday morning drive-by shooting, according to a press release by the National Guard. The incident happened at approximately 4:19 a.m. local time when a light colored SUV drove by […]

Civil Rights Pioneer Bob Woodson: MLK Statues Will Be Targeted Next

Appearing on Steve Malzberg’s weekly Saturday commentary show Eat the Press, civil rights pioneer Bob Woodson lashed out at the radical left, claiming civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s statue would likely be targeted next and if he were alive today he’d be selected for “anti-bias” reeducation. The show opened with a quote […]

“Regime” And “CCP”: Propaganda Tools For Dissociating A Targeted Nation From Its Government

Have you ever seen a mainstream news report containing the phrase “the French regime”? How about “the British regime” or “the Australian regime”? If these phrases look a bit odd, it’s because you’ve never seen them written down before. Ostensibly the word simply means “a form of government” or “a government in power”, but it’s generally understood that […]

German Jews raise $40,000 for Halle kebab shop targeted in deadly attack

(JTA) — Jewish students in Germany have raised more than $40,000 to help the owner of the kebab shop in Halle that was attacked after a neo-Nazi gunman was unable to enter a nearby synagogue. The Jewish Student Union Germany started a GoFundMe campaign last year to assist Ismet Tekin, who owns the shop with […]

Caught in the crossfire: Young activists targeted for challenging a crony capitalist government

Sedition, said Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, was the “prince among the political sections of the Indian Penal Code designed to suppress the liberty of the citizen”. He said this in the context of the British colonial administration’s use of this section (124A) against many freedom fighters, including himself and Tilak. And while pleading guilty as charged, […]

U.S. Ain al-Assad base in Iraq targeted in rocket attack

On Wednesday morning a barrage of rockets struck the Ain al-Assad air base hosting American forces in the western Iraqi province of Anbar. The Security Media Cell, affiliated with the Iraqi prime minister’s office, announced in a statement that 10 Grad rockets had struck the base, located about 160 kilometers (100 miles) west of the capital Baghdad.The statement […]

Targeted by Netanyahu as Lapid ally, Bennett forced to hitch wagon elsewhere

At long last, four weeks to election day, Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett finally clarified on Wednesday whom he would support for prime minister (beside himself, of course). Or, rather, whom he would not support. “Yamina will not sit in a government led by the left, including with [Yesh Atid leader Yair] Lapid as prime […]

Italian-Jewish Auschwitz Survivor Liliana Segre Targeted by Antisemites for Promoting COVID-19 Vaccinations

Holocaust survivor and Italian life senator Liliana Segre. Photo: Screenshot. Liliana Segre — the 90 year-old Holocaust survivor and senator in the Italian parliament — received a slew of antisemitic comments this week after she issued a message encouraging older adults to vaccinate themselves against COVID-19. Segre received the first of the two-shot vaccine in […]

Biden Cancels Trump Program That Targeted Child Sex Traffickers in the US Illegally

President Joe Biden has terminated a Trump program that targeted sexual offenders, including child sex traffickers, who are in the United States illegally. Trump’s program, dubbed “Operation Talon,” focused on deporting dangerous sexual predators preying on vulnerable Americans. But Biden decided to end the program, leaving Americans and their children once again open to attacks from pedophiles […]

Cholent, pizza and prayer cards: Haredi community targeted in vaccination drive

Israel’s world-leading vaccination campaign, which has been beefed up lately by incentivizing inoculations with free food and setting up mobile immunization units in forests, has in recent days focused efforts on the country’s ultra-Orthodox community. On Tuesday, the Magen David Adom emergency service sent mobile vaccination units to inoculate students in yeshivas around the country. […]

Jewish Fraternity in California Targeted with Swastikas

The local chapter of Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in San Luis Obispo was vandalized on Friday night with swastikas and antisemitic graffiti, according to the fraternity and the college. In an instagram post Saturday evening, the fraternity said: Last week, on January 27th, we honored the memory […]

Syria says Israeli strike targeted residential buildings, killing a family of four

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Hundreds of Indian Christians Subjected to Discrimination and Targeted Violence in 2020

Photo Credit: Morning Star News (Barnabas Aid) — The Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) recorded 327 instances of discrimination and targeted violence against Christians in India in 2020, including five murders, at least six churches burned or destroyed, and 26 incidents of social boycotting, according to its yearly report, published on Jan. 14. The EFI […]

Bulgarian synagogue and Halle memorial targeted in spate of crimes on Jewish sites in Europe

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Bulgarian synagogue and Halle memorial targeted by antisemitic vandals

Vandals struck a synagogue gate in Bulgaria and a monument to the victims of the shooting attack last year near a synagogue in Halle, Germany, in a spate of unrelated incidents this week in Europe. In Bulgaria, the words “Free Palestine Israel=Nazis Antifa Bulgaria” were spray-painted Wednesday on the gate to the synagogue of Plovdiv, […]

Blackburn: We Need ‘Targeted Relief’ Not ‘One Size Fits All’ Direct Payments

On Wednesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) stated that we should have “targeted relief” and not “one size fits all” direct payments in the coronavirus relief bill. Blackburn said, “President Trump fully understands the best economic stimulus is a job, and there is a lot in this bill […]

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