News Review: January 2020 Thoughts, speculations and opinions on current affairs. It’s been some time since the last news review. This website is something of a side project for me and other events in my life have taken priority over the maintenance of the website. However, going forward, I hope to revamp the website in Continue Reading ›
Protecting al-Qaeda http://undergroundreports.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/official-us-policy-protect-al-qaeda.html
U.S. Army helicopter transfers “DAESH” commanders from Fallujah
Aleppo Air Strikes: The Russian Airforce, if it is a Russian plane, use an apparently unknown weapon on Hraytan in Allepo province. One can only hope that the Russians are true to their word when they claim they dont bomb areas with civilians in. Its quite likely all the civilians have fled this suburb and Continue Reading ›
SAA uses ATGM: Footage of multiple hits using a guided anti tank missile against terrorists in Lattakia province. The Syrian Arab Army is close to completely securing the Latakia province having made significant gains in recent weeks with the assistance of the Russian Air Force.
T90 Tank vs Tow missile: Very low resolution unfortunately but a demonstration of the capabilities of the T90 Russian advanced tank.
Russian Air Force Briefing
Monthly News Review: January 2016 On the 1st of January 2016, Saudi Arabia kicked off the new year festivities by chopping off the heads of 47 people. All very reminiscent of another group in the middle east who likes to chop heads off but we aren’t supposed to mention that connection are we. Continue Reading ›
IS Suicide Car Bomb: Footage of an Islamic State car bomb successfuly reaching its target, however, the Iraqi’s claim they were able to evacuate the area, which hopefully is the case. The size of the resulting explosion is enormous. The Explosion is followed by a firefight between the Iraqi’s and the approacing Islamic State. Its Continue Reading ›
Seige broken: Nubbul and al-Zahraa towns in the Aleppo province have been under 4 years of seige from the terrorist forces trapping inside some 70 000 residents in total. The Syrian Arab Army has now broken the seige following its recent advances in the region and delivered aid to the fighters and residents of the Continue Reading ›
International Military Review – Syria & Iraq, Feb. 10, 2016
A report from inside Deir ez-Zor from the excellent Anna News.
Sheikh Maskin Liberated: The Syrian Army is on a roll, backed up by the big bear with its modern jets and high tech goodies. The SAA has recently recaptured Sheikh Maskin, a major town in the southern district of Daraa. As the SAA push towards the Israeli and Jordanian border, one would imagine that their Continue Reading ›
Ya’alon: I would prefer Islamic State to Iran in Syria It’s not just fanatical Islamists in the middle east that beleive they hold the right of life and death over those that don’t subscribe to their way of life as set out by their interpretations of their religous scripts. There are interpretations of Judaism Continue Reading ›
Northern Lattakia Offensive: With the backing of the Russian Air Force the Syrian Arab army is making progress on all fronts against the Islamist terrorists. In particular there has been major advances in the northern Lattakia region, the same region where the Russian Jet was shot down by Turkish Forces. Now the Syrian Arab Army Continue Reading ›
Deir Ezzor, a city of over 200 000 people is one of the major fronts in the war in Syria, if you look at the map you will see that it is the last place that the government has influence in in the east of the country. There is Raqqa to the north and Palmyra Continue Reading ›
SU24 Bombing Raid: Footage of an SU24 bombing raid from takeoff to landing. Russia says it carried out a strong air strike offensive in Deir Ezzor folowing the mass execution of civilians by Islamic State. The Russian military says it killed more than 60 Islamic State fighters in the raids. Russia’s Aerospace Force hit almost Continue Reading ›
Russia Begins Humanitarian Aid: The Russian air force has begun humanitarian aid to various parts of Syria where there are trapped government forces and civilians who are besieged. In towns where the terrorists are in control, despite government efforts and air drops to provide humanitarian relief – on account of civilians who either escaped or Continue Reading ›
10 US Navy Sailors on 2 patrol boats were detained by Iranian Security services after they had entered Iranian territorial waters. The Sailors and their vessels were later realeased and the sailors made their way back to US ships all safe and accounted for. The captain for the US Sailors was televised saying that the Continue Reading ›
Splendid Hotel Seige: Another terrorist attack and again its connected to France as its in a former French colony in Africa. Over 20 People died in the attack on the Splendid Hotel in Burkina Faso’s capital, Ouagadougou, West Africa on friday evening. After detonating car bombs outside the hotel, four gunmen stormed the Splendid hotel Continue Reading ›
Monthly News Review: December 2015 Afghanistan… a country that used to be secular, civilised and appear from the outside at least a reasonable place to live, look at pictures of it in the seventies and you will see women dressed “normally”, relatively modern infrastructure and a country that could easily have become a modern Continue Reading ›
Sultanahmet Suicide Bomb: The citizens of Turkey or in this case the tourists of Turkey suffered another terrorist attack. A lone suicide bomber, a 28 year old Saudi national by the name of Nabil Fadli, detonated explosives in Sultanahmet Square which is in a popular tourist area in the old town of Istanbul. 10 tourists Continue Reading ›
Tank takes out suicide bomber: In a remarkable bit of footage we see the Iraqi government forces in Ramadi spot a suicide bomber driving a vehicle towards them in the distance, before the Islamic State suicide bomber can get too close the tank operator manages to hit the moving vehicle with a tank shell causing Continue Reading ›