Post by Shep on Jan 14, 2019 11:34:29 GMT
Manbij Syria bombing
Jan 16, 2019 - Several killed, US soldiers and Kurds were among the dead.
Market explosion, 8 dead and 19 others injured, damaged building with broken windows and cars.
USA Blackhawks landed next to target site in #Manbij - twitter.com/twitter/statuses/1085502083195904000
@aleppoamc says that 5 US servicemen have been killed
Fox blames ISIS, I blame Turkey who is VERY cozy with ISIS and wants to kill Kurds.
Jan 17, 2019 UPDATE - The Manbij Syria attack killed 4 US troops and 20 civilians. An ISIS (CIA) cell of 7 terrorists, acting in concert with Turkish intelligence were arrested. The blast was detonated by a suicide bomber as a US military patrol was passing by.
Nasty HELLzballah Heart Attack
Jan 14, 2019 - Lebanon-Israel: VERY GOOD NEWS comes after Israel demolished HELLzballah terror tunnels dug from Lebanon to Israel. HELLzballah terror leader Hassan Nasty Nasrallah has been hospitalized in Beirut after a heart attack. Nasty has been fighting cancer for years, and has not been seen in public since November. With luck, he may be DEAD!
IDF ends Northern Shield op as last Hezballah tunnel is blown up.
Pompeo of Arabia
Jan 14, 2019 - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Riyadh where he is expected to meet with Saudi Arabia’s leadership. Saudi Ambassador to Washington Prince Khalid bin Salman and Saudi Minister Adel al-Jubeir were at the airport to receive him.
Pompeo in Gulf States
Jan 14, 2019 - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Qatari SecGeneral Ahmed bin Hassan Al Hammadi, upon his arrival at Doha airport. Pompeo said that a rift between Qatar and its Gulf Arab neighbors had gone on for too long and was threatening regional unity needed to counter Iran.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar in June 2017 for supporting terrorism and Iran. The United States sees the rift as a threat to efforts to contain Iran and has pushed for a united Gulf front.
Pompeo in Saudi Arabia
Jan 15, 2019 - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi King Salman and Prince-King MbS (Mohammed bin Salman) in Riyadh to discuss Yemen and Syria, Iran threat, Qatar, and Jamal Khashoggi. Pompeo visited Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Bahrain, and the UAE.