Wednesday, December 22, 2010
According to a UN envoy, the Taliban are planning on a series of "spectacular attacks" on US troops in Afghanistan in the coming weeks.
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Posted by Bill Corcoran at 10:17 PM
The mainstream media would have you believe the war in Iraq is over, but this report indicates there are still incidences of violence all across Iraq.
Baghdad:#1: “A group of armed men opened fire from silencer guns on an Iraqi Intelligence officer, with a colonel rank, when driving his car close to central Baghdad’s al-Nisour Square late Tuesday night, killing on the spot” the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.Kirkuk:#1: A Katyusha rocket hit a house in Kirkuk, causing material damage, while police forces arrested nine wanted men in southwest of Kirkuk, a source from the joint coordination center said on Monday. “The rocket landed on Monday on a house in Baghdad road region in al-Askari neighborhood, southern Kirkuk, causing material damage to the house,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.Mosul:#1: Three Libyan gunmen were killed in clashes with Iraqi army forces in Mosul's western neighborhood of al-Resala on Monday, a security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency. The incident occurred when the 2nd division of the Iraqi army fired back at the gunmen, who threw hand grenades at the soldiers in Mosul, the capital of the northern province of Nineveh.#2: On the same day, gunmen opened fire on the president of Mosul University when he was heading from his house to a mosque in the city's eastern al-Kafaat neighborhood. Saeed al-Diwah was seriously injured in the Monday attack.#3: Meanwhile, a Katusha rocket hit a house in the al-Askari neighborhood of the northern city of Kirkuk. The attack did not cause any casualties.
Posted by Bill Corcoran at 3:00 AM