Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Iran: Air Force Chief Threatens to Destroy Israel,

(Tehran) Not happy at how Israel wiped out yet another shipment of missiles just delivered into Syria by Mahan Air (a so called Iranian civil airline which has become the Iran's Revolutionary Guards private airline) along with a few other Iranian assets inside Syria. Iran’s air force chief  exclaimed to the world whilst foaming at the mouth:

“We’re ready for the decisive war that will bring about Israel’s disappearance from the earth. Our young airmen are prepared for the day when Israel will be destroyed,”
Right so he is saying that the Iranian air-force is more than a match for the IDF air-force lets see:
Iran has the following aircraft on its books:
Purchased 79 in 1974  with around 24 supposed to be in working order, but that depends on spare parts, which it is unable to get hold of.
Purchased 40 between 1991 and 1994, around 25 supposed to be in working order
Purchased 225 during the 1960s around 64 in a working condition
Purchased 181 during the 1960s, of which 25 are in a working condition
26 arrived from Iraq in 1991 with 6 more purchased from others of which around 23 are in a working condition.
Chinese clone of the Mig 21 of which Iran has 17 in a working condition
9 acquired from Iraq in 1991

That people is the total aircraft strike force of Iran. All the planes are over 49 years of age and are virtually held together with black masking tape. Now lets look at what the IDF have:

Israel has 58 of these which have been upgraded to Baz-2000 status
not to be confused with the F-15, Israel purchased 25, and looks set to purchase some more
Israel has purchased 224
Israel has received 14 out of an order for 50

All the above aircraft have been upgraded by Israel to a much higher standard than any other variant of said aircraft. Making them much more lethal 

So whilst the chief of the Iranian air force feels his boys can wipe out the IDF inthe air , the simple fact remains not only are the Israel aircraft newer, they are better looked after, they are more lethal  and flown by much better trained pilots. 

The last time the IDF met a similar armed air-force in the air was in 1982 over Lebanon , then as in 1973 the area was protected by large numbers of anti-aircraft missile batteries Not only did the IDF destroy 29 out of 30 Syrian anti-aircraft batteries , they also shot down 86 Syrian fighter jets for no loss. With how the IDF took out targets inside Syria the otherday including advanced Anti-aircraft systems, if I were the Iranians I'd think twice before sending outdated aircraft into the sky agaisnt the IDF

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Lebanon: UN Envoy moans that Hezb-allah won't let them inspect those tunnels they dug

(Beirut) For years Israel has complained that the UN buffer forces between Israel and Lebanon are just as effective as a chocolate fire-guard. Well not really, whilst happy to bemoan the Jews for anything the Lebanese find fault with:

It has failed to do its job inside Lebanon in keeping Hezballah away from the border. Well today 
Nikolay Mladenov The United Nations' Mideast envoy says peacekeepers in Lebanon have not been given access to tunnels stretching into Israel. Get that the UN itself admits it has failed to do the job it is meant to do and then the political elites complain about how the US and Israel have cut funding to the polarised and biased UN.

Gaza: Israel strikes back after soldier hit by gunfire.

(Gaza) The idiots in Hamas never learn. The other-day Israel struck Iranian assets inside Syria with overwhelming force, so how do you think Israel would respond when an Israeli officer on the border was shot in the head by a Hamas idiot hiding behind the so called peaceful protesters who believe that a new life awaits them in an Israel built by the jews after they have done squat in Gaza.

Whilst the soldier was lucky the round struck his helmet he was still wounded. In response the IDF retaliated by letting loose a tank on a Hamas observation position, killing the terrorist inside it. But in order to send the message not to take pot shots at people inside their own country this evening, Israel has carried out a number of air-strikes on Hamas positions and put on hold $15 million it was allowing in from Qatar

Mali: Harbin Z-9A Helicopter crashes whilst preparing for national celebration day

(Kati) It all went wrong on Saturday morning as the Malian military trained for their national celebration day which was scheduled for Sunday. When the pilot of a Chinese Harbin Z-9A operated by Mali misjudged his landing.

Thankfully nobody was killed, however the 2 man crew were injured.

US:4 charged with plotting attack on Islamic community

(Rochester)  Police have arrested 4 village idiots (three adults and a 16-year-old student)  who had plotted to attack an upstate New York Muslim community and who amassed 23 firearms and three homemade explosives at the time of their arrests. 

The three adults arrested were 20-year-old Brian Colaneri, 18-year-old Andrew Crysel and 19-year-old Vincent Vetromile. Each was charged with weapons possession and conspiracy. A 16-year-old student at Odyssey Academy in Greece also was charged as an adolescent offender. Phelan says it was a comment by the student during school Friday that launched the investigation. 

Brian Colaneri,  Andrew Crysel and Vincent Vetromile. 
Court papers say they intended to use several improvised explosive devices wrapped in duct tape that were shaped like cylinders and a mason jar. Why do so many rightwing bigots who love to scream out about racial purity, look like they have an extra chromosome.

Syria: First pictures of Israeli strike on Damascus airport

(Damascus)  Image sat has tweeted the first civilian pictures of the IDF strikes on Damascus airport yesterday:

EU: Half of all Europeans see anti-Semitism as a 'problem

(Strasbourg) A Eurobarometer Survey published on Tuesday by the European Commission reveals that fifty percent of Europeans interviewed about their perceptions on anti-Semitism view it as a "problem in our country," However as in the past the EU covers up the reasons for this rise with flowery speech. Here’s a direct quote from their actual press release:

What has the Commission done to tackle Antisemitism?In 2015, the first Fundamental Rights Colloquium was dedicated to combating Antisemitism and Anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of racism and intolerance. The Commission also appointed of the first European Commission Coordinator on combatting Antisemitism, as well as a Coordinator on Anti-Muslim Hatred.
Anti-Muslim hatred?. I’m sorry but even a blind man wearing sun glasses in a darkroom at midnight can see the reason for the rise in Anti-Semitism across the EU and yet in order to not be seen as racist (Like they have done in the past where they simply shelved the results) the EU paints the very people behind this rise in intolerance towards jews in Europe as…victims . Anyway back to the report:
In numbers:
  • In Germany, 66 percent of those surveyed believe anti-Semitism is a problem in their country, compared to 50 percent across the EU.
  • There are less people under the age of 40 who believe it is a problem compared to those over, whether in the EU or Germany.
  • Only 36 percent of those surveyed across the EU believe anti-Semitism has increased over the past five years, compared to 61 percent in Germany.
  • Only 53 percent of Europeans surveyed believe Holocaust denial is a problem in their country, compared to 71 percent in Germany..
In eight EU Member States, a majority of respondents think that anti-Semitism is a problem in their country: Sweden (81%), France (72%), Germany (66%), the Netherlands (65%), the United Kingdom(62%), Italy (58%), Belgium (50% vs 49% who say that it is not a problem) and Austria (47% vs 46%). In four of these countries, more than a fifth of respondents believe it is “a very important problem”: Sweden (37%), France (27%), the United Kingdom (24%) and Germany (23%).However, only a minority of respondents share this opinion in the remaining 20 countries, with the lowest proportions observed in Estonia (6% vs 86%), Bulgaria (10% vs 64%) and Portugal (10% vs 77%)

UK: Imam jailed for eight years for sexually abusing two young girls

(London)  Hafiz Azizur Rehman Pirzada, 76, of Laughton Road, Northolt was jailed for eight years at Snaresbrook Crown Court on Monday, 21 January for child abuse offences. He was found guilty of seven counts of sexual assault on a child, and two counts of causing a child to engage in sexual activity after a trial at the same court in September 2017.Between 2007 and 2009 the two girls, aged between nine and 11 when the abuse took place, were taught the Quran by Pirzada when he was an Imam. Pirzada will also have to sign the Sex Offenders Register for life and a Sexual Harm Protection Order was issued.

Detective Sergeant Tony Killeen, from the Child Abuse and Sexual Offences Team, said:
“This is a case which dates back more than 10 years, but despite the length of time since the incidents Pirzada has been convicted of his crimes. I would urge anyone who has been a victim of Pirzada to contact police; specially trained officers will be there to support you.”

Monday, January 21, 2019

Afghanistan: Suicide bomb attack on training centre kills 126

(Maidan Wardak)The Taliban carried out a suicide bomb attack on an Afghan military compound in central Afghanistan, with the death toll at 126 people. The attack took place on Monday morning, when a armoured Humvee vehicle was driven into the compound and blown up. Gunmen also opened fire, before being killed by security forces.

Defence ministry officials said the Taliban had used the Humvee, which had been captured from Afghan forces, as a bomb in order to breach the military fortifications. Hussein Ali Baligh, a member of the local provincial council, said:
“This morning, around 7am, a Humvee entered the NDS block in the city … about 150 NDS personnel were present at the time of the attack. The Humvee exploded right after entering the compound. The building has totally been collapsed.”
At least two gunmen followed up the attack before being killed themselves.He said the attack sparked concerns in the province over how a Humvee that had been in the hands of government forces could pass through checkpoints while packed with explosives. “It shows the weakness of our forces,” he said. “Our forces are brave, but their commanders have weaknesses.”

Venezuela : Puts down mini miltary revolt.

(Caracas) I appears that the pressure against the dictator for life in Venezuela has just gone up a notch after 27 national guardsmen decided to have a mini revolt in the early after a group of heavily armed national guardsmen published a series of videos on social media saying they wouldn’t recognize Maduro's government, that was quickly put down by forces loyal to President Nicolas Maduro. However the Guardsmen received a lot of support from the public who took to violent street protests in which to opine about the poor state of the country.
"Freedom! Freedom!" they chanted, "Maduro has to go!"
This was followed hours later when the Supreme Court said it was throwing out recent measures by the National Assembly that declared Maduro's presidency illegitimate, deepening a standoff with the opposition-controlled legislature. The justices ruled that the new leadership of congress itself is invalid, and urged the country's chief prosecutor to investigate whether congressional leaders had acted criminally in openly defying the nation's constitution. Oh dear it appears that even the socialists in Venezuela have had enough of socialism  

Philippines: Muslims vote for the right to have autonomy

(Mindanao) The second biggest Island in the Philippines archipelago is the southern Island of Mindanao which has a population of around 25 million people of which around 61% are Christian and Muslims comprise around 24%. 

The Philippines whilst predominately Christian is a secular nation which affords full rights to all faiths, but to the faithful that isn’t good enough and so since the late 1960s they have conducted a terror campaign in which to cede themselves away from Manila and either join with Islamic Malaysia to the south or form their own Islamic country this campaign has seen around 120,000 murdered by those who like to utter alis snack bar. The Government in Manila sick of the death toll which is also acting as a magnet for the idiots of this world have decided to allow 3 million  Muslims on the Island to vote for the right to have their own autonomous region known as the Bangsamoro, or "nation of Moros", by 2022. The area covers parts of Mindanao and a chain of dozens of small islands to the west notorious for piracy and banditry. About five million Muslims live in the region, which, although rich in mineral resources, is the poorest of the 16 regions in the vast archipelago. The Bangsamoro will replace an existing autonomous region with a larger, better-funded and more powerful entity. Three-fourths of tax takings in the region will go to this entity, which is expected to receive some US$1.3 billion (S$1.7 billion) in an annual grant to aid development.

The problem here, is this will do nothing but empower the faithful to up their violent campaign in which to see the entire Island (which is 60% Christian)  leave the Philippines and live under Sariah law. Isn't religious bigoty great and all we hear from the faithful is screams of Islamophobia.

UK: Mohammed and his 2 friends found guilty of child rape.

(Oxford) 44 year old Mohammed Karrar, 44, his 39-year-old brother Bassam and 37  Anjum Dogar, have today been guilty on 10 charges of grooming and sexually abusing a schoolgirl. The jury reached unanimous verdicts last year for further offences including indecent assault, conspiracy to rape, and rape, after a three-week trial

LtoR: Mohammed Karrar, Bassam,Karrar and Anjum Dogar 
The three paedophiles were also part of a violent sex grooming ring convicted in 2013 of abusing six girls from Oxford over an eight-year period, which came to light after a police operation codenamed Bullfinch, for which (and I quote) All three are already serving life sentences .

Israel : Reveals more information regards this morning strikes agaisnt Syria

(Jerusalem)  The IDF have revealed that they have struck numerous targets inside Syria pertaining to Iran and Hezb-allah.

Also revealed was the fact that Syrian air-defence assets which protected those sites were also taken out:
What is really interesting about the above video clip is it shows the IDF aggressively taking out Syrian Anti-Aircraft batteries, including (seen at the end of the clip) the so called all singing dancing Pantsir S1 missile system of which Iran purchased 50 for Syria on the basis that it is promoted as one of the most advanced and effective anti-aircraft systems in the world. In fact so good does the Russians see the Pantsir, they actually use it to defend their S300/400 missile batteries .

However it appears that the IDF didn't get that memo last May when they took one out and shared the video for all the world to see. The Russian excuse was it had :
a) Run out of ammo
b) It was turned off
With that in mind, I wonder what excuse they will come out with this time.