Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, town of Jarablus being cleansed of ISIS

Turkey sends more tanks to Syria, town of Jarablus being cleansed of ISIS

https://www.rt.com/news/357144-turkey-more-tanks-syria/video/ More Turkish tanks have crossed the border into Syria in a military operation ostensibly aimed at taking the border town of Jarablus from Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL). Damascus has called the move “a blatant violation of sovereignty.” According to a witness cited by Reuters, at least nine Turkish tanks entered northern Syria on…

Turkish tanks cross Syrian border in military op to retake city of Jarablus from ISIS

Turkish tanks cross Syrian border in military op to retake city of Jarablus from ISIS

Turkey has launched a ground incursion into Syria targeting Islamic State and Kurdish fighters near the town of Jarablus. Ankara says it wants to take the town to stop cross-border attacks, while the Kurds warn that Turkish troops will get into a quagmire. “At 4:00 this morning, operations started in the north of Syria against…

Israel shells Syria after stray mortar crosses into its territory

Israel shells Syria after stray mortar crosses into its territory

The IDF says it has attacked a Syrian Army launch site near Israel’s border in the Golan Heights, after a Syrian mortar landed inside Israeli territory. The initial incident produced no casualties or damage, according to Israeli media. IAF targeted Syrian Army launcher in Syrian Golan Heights, in response. — IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) August 22, 2016…

Turkey shells ISIS & Kurdish positions in Syria

Turkey shells ISIS & Kurdish positions in Syria

The Turkish army has delivered artillery strikes on Kurdish positions near Manbij and on Islamic State targets in Jarablus in northern Syria, media report. The assault came after several stray shells struck inside Turkish border territory on Tuesday. Turkish howitzers fired about 20 rounds across the Syrian border on Monday, targeting Kurdish-held Manbij, Reuters reports,…

Hillary, Trump, and War with Russia: The Goddamdest Stupid Idea I Have Ever Heard, and I Have Lived in Washington

August 13, 2016Fred Reed Don’t look for a walk-over. The T14 Armata, Russia’s latest tank. You don’t want to fight this monster if you can think of a better idea, such as not fighting it. Russia once made large numbers of second-rate tanks. That worm has turned. This thing is way advanced and outguns the…