Longtime Jihadist Leads Group that Claimed Niger Attack – Ibrahim Ahmed

FILE – In this frame from video, Myeshia Johnson cries over the casket in Miami, Florida, Oct. 17, 2017, of her husband, Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger. Print Not much is known about the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, the group that claimed responsibility for killing four U.S. and four Nigerien soldiers in western Niger last October. … Continue reading Longtime Jihadist Leads Group that Claimed Niger Attack – Ibrahim Ahmed

North Korea tells UN aviation group no more ICBM tests — National Post

TOKYO — North Korea has informed a United Nations aviation agency it will not conduct unannounced missile tests or further intercontinental ballistic missile launches because its nuclear arms program is now complete and it no longer needs to do such testing. According to a statement released Friday, the pledge was made in meetings between North Korean officials and representatives of the U.N.’s International Civil Aviation … Continue reading North Korea tells UN aviation group no more ICBM tests — National Post

What Is Kim Jong-un’s Game? By Jean-Pierre Cabestan -NYTimes Opinion

Mr. Cabestan is a China expert based in East Asia for more than two decades. HONG KONG — The immediate causes of the recent diplomatic breakthrough on the Korean Peninsula are well known: stronger international sanctions against North Korea, approved by even China and Russia, and President Trump’s bellicose response to the recent intensification of nuclear and missile tests under Kim Jong-un, North Korea’s leader since 2011. But … Continue reading What Is Kim Jong-un’s Game? By Jean-Pierre Cabestan -NYTimes Opinion

Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack

  MOSCOW – The Bellingcat investigative group says that it has identified nine Russian officers who allegedly were directly involved in the rocket attack on an eastern Ukrainian city that killed at least 30 civilians. The group, which has previously released reports on the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the fatal downing of a Malaysian airliner […] MOSCOW – The Bellingcat investigative group says that it … Continue reading Bellingcat: 9 Russian officers directed Ukraine attack

Saudi Arabia intercepts 2 missiles launched by Houthis

Riyadh, May 7 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Air Defence forces intercepted two ballistic missiles launched by the Houthi rebels from Yemen. The missiles on Sunday were directed towards the city of Najran and launched by the militia deliberately to target civilian and populated areas, spokesman for the Arab Coalition Forces Colonel Turki al-Maliki said. There were no […] https://www.socialnews.xyz/?p=1232798 Continue reading Saudi Arabia intercepts 2 missiles launched by Houthis

9 Puerto Ricans killed in final flight of 60-year-old C-130 — peoples trust toronto

A crew of nine Puerto Ricans were flying an Air National Guard C-130 into retirement in Arizona when it crashed onto a highway in Georgia on Wednesday, and authorities said there are no survivors. The plane crashed onto state highway 21 moments after taking off from the Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, narrowly missing people on the ground and sending an orange and black fireball into … Continue reading 9 Puerto Ricans killed in final flight of 60-year-old C-130 — peoples trust toronto

U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while providing security for Special Operations unit By Dan Lamothe 

Army Spec. Gabriel D. Conde, 22, was killed in Afghanistan by gunfire April 30, U.S. military officials said. (U.S. Army) A U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan was hit by gunfire in a district east of Kabul while providing security for a U.S. Special Operations unit, U.S. military officials said. Army Spec. Gabriel D. Conde, 22, was an airborne-qualified infantryman with the 25th Infantry Division’s 4th … Continue reading U.S. soldier killed in Afghanistan while providing security for Special Operations unit By Dan Lamothe 

Nigeria Airforce Take Delivery Of Two Brand New Mi-35M Russian Gunship Helicopters in Benue State

Nigeria Air Nigeria Air Force recently took delivery of some Mi-35M Antonov Russian designed helicopter gunships. The 2 additional brand new Mi-35M helicopter gunships were offloaded at the Nigerian Air Force NAF Base in Makurdi, Benue state by Cargo aircraft. Top military personnel were on ground to take delivery of the brand new helicopter gunships. Receiving the aircraft at the flight line of the Tactical … Continue reading Nigeria Airforce Take Delivery Of Two Brand New Mi-35M Russian Gunship Helicopters in Benue State

Military plane with 5 crew members crashes near Savannah, Georgia

Watch VideoA military plane carrying five crew members crashed Wednesday near Savannah, Georgia, officials said. The US Air Force said that an Air National Guard WC-130 from the 156th Airlift Wing in Puerto Rico crashed in the area. The 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard is responding to the scene, according to the Air Force. The WC-130 is used for weather reconnaissance, … Continue reading Military plane with 5 crew members crashes near Savannah, Georgia

US Confirmed the Receipt of Payment for Fighter Planes from Nigeria Government.

The United States Government officials have confirmed the receipt from Nigeria payment for the Tucano planes. It said the 12 Super Tucano fighter jets and other weapons it agreed to sell to the Nigerian to combat Boko Haram insurgents and other extremist groups would be delivered in 2020. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) report at the weekend said a senior U.S. Department of State … Continue reading US Confirmed the Receipt of Payment for Fighter Planes from Nigeria Government.

Israeli forces fire bullets, tear gas at border protesters, wound 200

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli soldiers fired bullets and tear gas at thousands of Palestinian protesters at the Gaza-Israel border on Friday, wounding nearly 200 people, hours after the United Nations human rights chief criticised Israel for using “excessive force”. Israeli troops have killed 38 Palestinians and wounded more than 5,000 others since Gaza residents began staging protests along the border fence on March 30 to … Continue reading Israeli forces fire bullets, tear gas at border protesters, wound 200

Syria’s Endgame Could “Get Ugly”: Washington’s Balkanization Plan. Turkey’s Military Presence in Northern Syria — peoples trust toronto

 https://ift.tt/eA8V8J While Syrian troops carry on their liberation of Damascus’ suburbs from radical militants with the support of Iranian troops and Shia militia detachments, the United States and Saudi Arabia are planning to take advantage of Ankara’s tacit consent and launch … Vía Global Research https://ift.tt/2r3fB6e via Syria’s Endgame Could “Get Ugly”: Washington’s Balkanization Plan. Turkey’s Military Presence in Northern Syria — peoples trust toronto  While … Continue reading Syria’s Endgame Could “Get Ugly”: Washington’s Balkanization Plan. Turkey’s Military Presence in Northern Syria — peoples trust toronto

Royal Marines storm beach in dramatic ‘raid’ as 11,000 troops carry out huge training exercise — The Sun

  ELITE Royal Marines stormed a Scottish beach yesterday along with troops from 16 other countries – but there is no need to panic it was only a training exercise. The Green Berets stormed the beach in Dundrennan, Scotland, as part of a wide-ranging military operation called Exercise Joint Warrior that involves all three of the… via Royal Marines storm beach in dramatic ‘raid’ as 11,000 … Continue reading Royal Marines storm beach in dramatic ‘raid’ as 11,000 troops carry out huge training exercise — The Sun

US military deaths in Niger attributed to complacency, lack of training, culture of excessive risk: report — INKLING LEAGUE

A classified Pentagon report attributes the deaths of four U.S. soldiers — who were ambushed during an operation in Niger in October — to a list of military shortcomings, including complacency and a lack of training. In addition, low-level commanders took shortcuts to approve operations – with at least one officer lifting orders from a […] via US military deaths in Niger attributed to complacency, lack … Continue reading US military deaths in Niger attributed to complacency, lack of training, culture of excessive risk: report — INKLING LEAGUE

US army trainers try to build West Africa defences against jihad

  Nigerian commandos simulate a raid on a militant camp during the US-sponsored Flintlock exercises in Ouallam. Photo: Reuters / Aaron Ross OUALLAM, Niger – Kicking up clouds of pink Saharan dust, US military trainers impersonated militants, waved flags saying “death to outsiders” and threw smoke grenades toward approaching Nigerien commandos this week, as a surveillance drone hovered overhead. The joint military exercises between US-led … Continue reading US army trainers try to build West Africa defences against jihad

Senate Summons Adeosun, Emefiele Over ‘unauthorised $462m’ For Helicopter

Senate Summons Adeosun, Emefiele Over ‘unauthorised $462m’ For Helicopter       The senate has summoned Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, and Godwin Emiefele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), over the alleged withdrawal of $462 million from the federation account without approval of the national assembly. Also summoned to give reasons for the said withdrawal is Mansur Dan-Ali, minister of defence. The upper … Continue reading Senate Summons Adeosun, Emefiele Over ‘unauthorised $462m’ For Helicopter

28 soldiers handed life sentences in Turkey for participating in a failed military coup in Turkey

A total of 28 soldiers were handed life sentences on Tuesday in three separate cases related to a failed military coup in 2016, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The soldiers were charged with “violating and attempting to overthrow the constitution’’ in relation to incidents in Istanbul and the south-eastern towns of Mus and Sirnak during the failed putsch on July 15, 2016, according to … Continue reading 28 soldiers handed life sentences in Turkey for participating in a failed military coup in Turkey

France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site — The Sun

FRANCE has accused Russia of trying to cover up the Syrian poison gas attack claiming “essential evidence” has vanished. At least 70 people were killed, many of whom were little children, after aircraft’s dropped barrel bombs full of toxic chemicals in Douma on April 7. AFP or licensors France has accused Russia of trying to… via France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison … Continue reading France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site — The Sun

France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site — The Sun

FRANCE has accused Russia of trying to cover up the Syrian poison gas attack claiming “essential evidence” has vanished. At least 70 people were killed, many of whom were little children, after aircraft’s dropped barrel bombs full of toxic chemicals in Douma on April 7. AFP or licensors France has accused Russia of trying to… via France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison … Continue reading France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site — The Sun

Syria says false alarm set off its air defenses

Syria says false alarm set off its air defenses     Reuters © DOMINIQUE DERDA/AFP/Getty Images A picture taken from a helicopter during a press tour provided by the Russian Armed Forces on September 15, 2017 shows an aerial view of the modern city of Palmyra…AMMAN, April 17 (Reuters) – A false alarm led to Syrian air defense missiles being fired overnight and no new attack on Syria … Continue reading Syria says false alarm set off its air defenses

Warship Ruse, New Stealth Missiles: How They Attacked Syria

Bloomberg  Toluse Olorunnipa, Jennifer Jacobs, Tony Capaccio and Margaret Talev9 French Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly make an official statement in the press room at the Élysée Palace in Paris, France, on April 14. “We cannot tolerate the recurring use of chemical weapons, which is an immediate danger for the Syrian people and our collective … Continue reading Warship Ruse, New Stealth Missiles: How They Attacked Syria

SYria Bombing Update: 105 missiles were launched in strikes against Syria

105 missiles were launched in strikes against Syria In a briefing on Saturday morning, the Pentagon provided the following breakdown of the military weapons used to strike Syrian targets overnight.   From the Red Sea: USS Monterey (Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser) – 30 Tomahawk missiles USS Laboon (Arleigh Burke-class destroyer) – 7 Tomahawk missiles From the North Arabian Gulf: USS Higgins (Arleigh Burke-class destroyer) – 23 … Continue reading SYria Bombing Update: 105 missiles were launched in strikes against Syria

Basic Facts and development on US and Collation Strike in Syria

Strikes in Syria: The US, UK and France launched coordinated air strikes in Syria, hitting targets associated with the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons program. How we got here: The US and its allies blame Syria for an apparent chemical attack on the city of Douma just over a week ago. US President Trump and UK Prime Minister May said such action could not go unchallenged. … Continue reading Basic Facts and development on US and Collation Strike in Syria

U.S., France, U.K. Launch Strikes on Syria After Chemical Attack

U.S. launches missile strikes in Syria In Moves that could lead to the beginning of the Third World War, President Trump ordered a military attack against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday, joining allies Britain and France in launching missile strikes in retaliation for what Western nations said was the deliberate gassing of Syrian civilians. In a speech monitored from the White House and following … Continue reading U.S., France, U.K. Launch Strikes on Syria After Chemical Attack

Chibok girls: Negotiations with Boko Haram halted – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed on Friday that the negotiations between the Federal Government and the Boko Haram terrorists for the release of the remaining abducted Chibok schoolgirls had suffered unexpected setbacks. The president said this was mainly owing to a lack of agreement among the girls’ abductors whose internal differences, he explained, had led to a divergence of voices regarding the outcome of the negotiations. … Continue reading Chibok girls: Negotiations with Boko Haram halted – Buhari