Time for a 2019 thread. Will see what kind of year it will be in Yemen, Syria, and elsewhere.
― curmudgeon, Saturday, 26 January 2019 05:11 (one month ago) Permalink
MENA, MENA, Tekel, Parsin (Middle East, North Africa & other Geopolitical Hotspots) 2018
Last year's thread
― curmudgeon, Saturday, 26 January 2019 05:12 (one month ago) Permalink
More sizable than the number of Iranian fighters, however, is the contingent of foreign fighters Iran is training and equipping in Syria. In addition to Hezbollah and Syrian forces loyal to Assad, Tehran is backing Shi’a militias comprised of Afghan and Pakistani fighters. Tabatabai says estimates for the number of Afghans killed in Syria runs into the tens of thousands.
― curmudgeon, Saturday, 26 January 2019 13:59 (one month ago) Permalink
holy shit it's on
Netanyahu to stand trial for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, pending hearing
― Mordy, Thursday, 28 February 2019 16:38 (three weeks ago) Permalink
AG’s decision is legal bombshell ahead of April 9 elections, marks first time in Israel’s history that serving PM is told he faces criminal charges; premier to speak at 8 p.m.
― sold out in presale (sleeve), Thursday, 28 February 2019 16:39 (three weeks ago) Permalink
what a gift for benny gantz
― Mordy, Thursday, 28 February 2019 16:40 (three weeks ago) Permalink
i'd like to read this new matti friedman book
― Mordy, Thursday, 7 March 2019 22:48 (two weeks ago) Permalink
sounds v interesting
― ( ͡☉ ͜ʖ ͡☉) (jim in vancouver), Thursday, 7 March 2019 22:52 (two weeks ago) Permalink
Looks like the mass protests paid off in Algeria. Bouteflika aka 'the frame' just announced that he won't be running again. Good riddance, although ridding the country of his clique of regents won't be easy.
― pomenitul, Monday, 11 March 2019 17:59 (one week ago) Permalink
BREAKING: Explosions heard in Tel Aviv minutes after sirens— Barak Ravid (@BarakRavid) March 14, 2019
― ( ͡☉ ͜ʖ ͡☉) (jim in vancouver), Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:15 (one week ago) Permalink
Haaretz:Two launches from northern Gaza, no casualties or damage.
― Dunning-Kruger Overdrive (Sanpaku), Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:46 (one week ago) Permalink
― Mordy, Thursday, 14 March 2019 21:43 (one week ago) Permalink