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Iran loses most of its ballistic missile launchers in mysterious blasts at the secret Imam Ali Base

A top-secret Iranian Imam Ali Base was struck by a triple blast Tues Oct 12 The site held most of the Shehab-3 medium-range missile launchers Iran had stocked for striking US forces in Iraq and Israel in the event of war The 18 soldiers officially reported killed in the blasts and 14 injured belonged to the Revolutionary Guards IRGC main missile arm, the Al-Hadid Brigades The Imam Ali Base is situated in lofty Zagros mountain country near the town of Khorramabad in the western Iran

Defense Department buys all copies of a new book and burns it

The Defense Department is attempting to buy the entire first printing - 10,000 copies - of a memoir by a controversial former Defense Intelligence Agency officer so that the book can be destroyed, according to military and other sources "Operation Dark Heart," which was scheduled to be published this month by St Martin's Press, recounts the adventures and frustrations of an Army reservist, Lt Col Anthony Shaffer, who served in Afghanistan in 2003, a moment when the attention of Washin

Nothing short of nuclear weapons will beat Iran

When Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the highest-ranking American officer, was asked recently on NBC's Meet The Press show whether the United States has a military plan for an attack on Iran, he replied simply: "We do" General staffs are supposed to plan for even the most unlikely future contingencies Right down to the 1930s, the US maintained and annually updated plans for the invasion of Canada - and the Canadian military made plans to pre-empt the invas

Israel and Lebanon in battle over a tree 4 dead - video

Israeli soldiers were performing routine operations in a border-area enclave within Israeli territory when they were ambushed by Lebanese troops During the incident, which took place mid-day Tuesday, Lebanese soldiers ambushed an Israeli Engineering Corps force operating on the Israeli side of the border The Israeli soldiers were clearing bushes along the border fence According to the army, such activity has become routine since the conclusion of the Second Lebanon War Lieutenant Colonel

The Palestinian rubbish truck missile carrier - picture

Check out this nice innocent garbage truck, once the tray is elevated it becomes a deadly rocket launcher able to fire 9 Kasem rockets and then drive off undetected The note pasted on the drivers door says In case of traffic violations, please contact The Palestinian Authority From: http://wwwfivedovescom/letters/july2010/laurat79-2htm

Iran refuses to take part in getting its ass kicked by Israel

Iran will not send a ship carrying humanitarian aid to Gaza as it had planned to do on Thursday, according to a report from the official news agency of Iran The Islamic Republic News Agency quoted Hossein Sheikholeslam, secretary-general of the International Conference for the Support of the Palestinian Intifada, as saying: "The Iranian ship carrying humanitarian aid will not go to Gaza" IRNA said that Sheikholeslam told reporters in the northern city of Rasht that the ship had origin

Hamas video tells people not to use evil facebook or the Internet as it will lead to them getting hung

Here is a public-service advertisement being aired by Hamas in Gaza It shows a man about to be hung, and flashbacks on the crimes that caused him to get to this point - looking at porn on the Internet and using Facebook, which leads him into contact with an Israeli handler who provides him with drugs, money and explosives to blow up a terrorist car But then he wakes up, and it was all a dream, and he is back in his wonderful home in Gaza [flash=640x505]http://wwwyoutubecom/v/pv

Taliban hang 7 year old boy as a spy

Suspected Taliban militants publicly hanged a 7-year-old boy for spying in the militant stronghold of Helmand province The child was placed on trial by the Islamic extremist group and later found guilty of working for Afghan President Hamid Karzai's government [quote]A 7-year-old boy cannot be a spy A 7-year-old boy cannot be anything but a seven-year-old boy, and therefore hanging or shooting to kill a seven-year-old boy is a crime against humanity[/quote]said Karzai in published r

Teddy bear on Hamas childrens show dies as a martyr

Following the Hamas Bee who was beaten to death and the Micky Mouse who died of an illness, the terror loving Teddy bear in the children's television show, Pioneers of Tomorrow, urges children to sacrifice themselves, and a caller assures them that if they become martyrs, they will go to Paradise "Dear children, when we grow up, we will become martyrs, God willing the pioneers of tomorrow will liberate the Al-Aksa Mosque," Nassur declares A caller from Holland then sings a song th

Saudi scholar notes that the US is more in alignment with Islamic values than many Muslim states

In this great read a popular Saudi religious scholar has raised some questions about governmental and societal practices across the Arab world and asserts that the United States is more in alignment with many Islamic values than many countries represented as Muslim states Aaidh ibn Abdullah Al-Qarni compared a Saudi woman’s experience after being beaten by an abusive husband in the United States with what often happens — or doesn’t happen — in her native land In the second column, Al-Qarni

Syria reverts to 19th Century tactics by building a giant wall across Lebanon

Hizballah and Syria are building a massive fortified wall, running from Rashaya Al-Wadi on the western, Lebanese slopes of Mt Hermon in the south, to the Lebanese Beqaa Valley town of Aita el-Foukhar, in the north The structure, 22 kilometers long in parallel to the Lebanese-Syrian border promises to be one of the biggest fortified structures in the Middle East It is designed as an obstacle against any Israeli tank forces heading through Lebanon toward the Syrian capital, Damascus Wh

Despite Billions of Dollars investment the Afghan army is still not up to the task

For a country that seems to be forever at war, the Afghan soldiers are a disappointment to the politicos who expect them to take over control of the country As American Marines and Afghan soldiers have fought their way into this Taliban stronghold, the performance of the Afghan troops has tested a core premise of the American military effort here: in the not-too-distant future, the security of this country can be turned over to indigenous forces created at the cost of American money and blood

Media claim missile found in Iraq as possible WMD - but its not...

A Missile recently found buried in Iraq is not a WMD as some media feverishly imagine Its an old land to ship Silkworm missile from the 1970's - 1980's Such missiles would normally have an external rocket booster which is missing on this one The missile is buried upside down and the curve by the tail of the missile is where the rocket booster would be located News media beatup below They have been searching in Iraq for the past nine years, 10 months and 15 days Today, the

What do the Taliban really want?

Irfan Husain, a senior Pakistani journalist, outlines just what the Taliban want in this informative article Often, I am asked by readers or friends abroad what the Taliban want Why, they ask, are they slaughtering hundreds of innocent people wherever they can What is their purpose What is their agenda The short answer is power Other excuses for their murderous excesses are a fig-leaf: demands for the Sharia and the expulsion of foreign forces from the region are no more than windo

Egypt to build a giant pipeline and flood Gazan tunnels

Now this is novel, Egypt is to build a giant pipeline from the Mediterranean sea to flood the Gazan smuggling tunnels Cairo has stepped up its siege measures against the Hamas-ruled Gaza To cut off its smuggling routes through Sinai, Egypt is reinforcing the wall of iron plates embedded along the Philadelphi border of the southern Gaza Strip with a new pipe for flooding the smuggling tunnels with Mediterranean water It is also building an electronic fence Cairo is expected by our sou
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