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The German frigate Hessen, which was deployed to the Red Sea as part of an EU mission, mistakenly fired on an American drone earlier this week, the German Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

Berlin had previously disclosed the Hessen’s first successful engagement, in which the vessel shot down two Houthi drones within 15 minutes of one another on Tuesday. 

On Monday evening, however, the frigate used two SM-2 missiles to target an unidentified drone, but both failed to hit the target, according to German Defense Ministry spokesman Michael Stempfle.

“The case was resolved in the sense that it was not a hostile drone, which only became clear afterwards,” Stempfle said.

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The Egyptian Air Force has airlifted at least 50 tons of various kinds of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, the Al-Qahira Al-Ekhbariya TV channel reported citing senior Egyptian officials.

According to the channel, Egyptian aircraft successfully dropped ten tons of foodstuffs on northern Gaza. At least 45 tons of humanitarian aid were dropped, in addition to the northern areas, in the central parts of the enclave, with the active involvement of Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Foodstuffs and urgent humanitarian aid are among the cargoes delivered to the Gaza Strip via the air bridge.

Egyptian officials have not yet commented on this information.

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Deputy Foreign Minister of the Sanaa government, Hussein Al-Ezzi, praised the Jordanian airdrop of aid in the Gaza Strip.

Al-Ezzi said on Tuesday in his account on the “X” platform that “the relief operations carried out by our brothers in Jordan for our oppressed people in

Gaza are wonderful work and deserve praise.”
He saluted the leadership and people of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Tags: ISRAEL, MIDDLE EAST, PALESTINE, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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Konstantin Gavrilov, head of the Russian delegation to the Vienna talks on military security and arms control, stated that Russia has repeatedly warned NATO countries of the danger of their direct involvement in hostile actions against Russian armed forces.

Gavrilov explained, “We have repeatedly warned NATO countries, which use Ukraine as a sacrificial pawn against our country, of the danger of their direct involvement in hostile actions against Russian armed forces.”

Gavrilov pointed out that continuing to use Kiev against Russia will not weaken Russia but will only lead to sacrificing Ukraine.

Russia considers the supply of weapons to Ukraine to be a contradiction to the settlement.

Tags: NATO, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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The Houthi military spokesman has explicitly denied any intention to knock out undersea regional internet cables in a fresh Tuesday statement, however, he reiterated that the Iran-linked group's top goal is to block commercial shipping and supplies to Israel. 

The full statement is as follows, cited in Al Mayadeen news: "We are keen to spare all cables and their services from any risks and to provide the necessary facilities for their maintenance. The decision to prevent the passage of Israeli ships does not include ships belonging to international companies licensed to carry out marine cable work."

Over the past two days there were widespread reports that up to four undersea telecoms cables in the Red Sea area between the Saudi city of Jeddah and the state of Djibouti were damaged. As we reported below, the operator Seacom reported connectivity problems, following reports which originated in Israeli media sources. Sky News Arabia had also picked up on the reports Monday.

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The Biden regime has proposed revisions to America's Title IX rules that would make it a crime for underage school children to "misgender" their LGBTQ classmates.

You may recall that back in 2022, 8th grade boys at a public school in Kiel, Wisc., were formally charged with sexual assault after they were caught not using "they, them" pronouns when referencing a "non-binary" classmate. The charges were ultimately dropped under the old Title IX rules, but the Biden regime is attempting to change all that in 2024.

If Biden gets his way, these same boys, had they not used "they, them" pronouns in 2024 instead of in 2022, would receive sexual harassment charges for the "crime" of misgendering a "non-binary" peer – and the charges would stick, we are told.

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The international attacks on Tucker Carlson, especially from within US mainstream media and NATO-connected circles, have only increased following his hugely controversial eight day visit to Russia earlier this month where he interviewed President Vladimir Putin. Russian state media has even this week claimed authorities uncovered an "assassination plot" - rumored to have been backed by Kiev.

This week the former FOX prime time host was interviewed about his trip and the whole Putin interview experience in three-hour podcast hosted by Lex Fridman. Tucker Carlson revealed more about what motivated him to do the televised Putin segment, and further discussed his personal take on the Russia-Ukraine war and where it could go from here, now having entered its third year. Interestingly, Carlson's main critique of the war focused not on Putin or the Kremlin's actions in Ukraine, which of course are not under his control or influence, but on the impact to America.

Carlson explained that the West's escalation of the conflict long ago into a full-blown proxy war has not only resulted in more needless Ukrainian deaths, but it has been devastating for the United States. "I reject the whole premise of the war in Ukraine from the American perspective," Carlson told Fridman. "There’s a war going on that is wrecking the US economy in a way and at a scale that people do not understand." He also generally characterized the response of the US political class to the conflict, along with the American public which has uncritically followed, as naive

Claire's Observations; This American-sponsored  horrific war, which has racked up huge casualties, should never have happened in the first place, but the "plotters and planners" in Bi-Di Bye's administration were so drunk on the smell of their own "hopium changium", that they refused to see the most probable outcome of such a war, which is just about what is going on now.

Ukraine is losing big-time, and this is placing a huge burden on American financial and military resources.

The following report appeared in Google.com, in January of this year:  "U.S. and European government officials have poorly tracked military aid for Ukraine worth more than $1 billion, creating concerns the weapons have been stolen, according to a Defense Department report released Thursday, amid contested efforts by American lawmakers to provide additional funding for Ukraine's war against Russia."

And with a Ukrainian political class collectively so crooked that they have to screw their socks on in the morning, God only knows where the money from the US (read:  taxpayers) has actually gone, because there has been no real accounting, or accountability regarding how it was spent.

Zelinsky is refusing to sue for peace, which is the most logical and intelligent thing he could do right now, and  one has to rightly wonder;  why has he not been "replaced" by someone who will do this?!?  

What in the world is causing DC to hang on to this Poster Person for Bad Outcomes as Ukraine's "President"?!? 

 I don't know, but whatever it is, it must be an industrial strength "death blow" against US for politicians on whom Zelinsky "has the goods."

Tags: CORPORATE MEDIA, COVER-UP/ DECEPTIONS/ PROPAGANDA, CURRENT EVENTS, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE, WMD
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Within a single day alone, Israel has dropped bombs Gaza, South Lebanon and Syria.

This is not victim behavior.

This is terrorism.

 

UPDATE 2:36 PM EST --

The airstrike was conducted by means of Delilah-2 cruise missiles which were launched above Lebanon.

 

UPDATE 3:34 PM EST --

According to a radio station affiliated with the Assad regime, the attack was carried out against two targets, in the village of Hujaira and on the outskirts of the suburb of Sayida Zeinab.

According to the report, there are casualties, and a fire broke out at the site.

Sources from Iran indicate sixteen (16) members of the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) we killed in the strike.

Tags: ISRAEL, LEBANON, PALESTINE, SYRIA, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS
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Israel's UN ambassador, Gilad Erdan, addressed Russia in a speech to the United Nations, declaring Israel's commitment to providing early warning systems against missiles for Ukraine, and referring to Ukraine as an "ally."

Erdan also drew parallels between Russia and Hamas, criticizing Russia for hosting a visit by Hamas in Moscow.

This statement appears to signal a shift in the relationship between Putin and the Israeli Prime Minister, marking the end of their association.

This move, reminiscent of Amir Weitmann's previous viral statement, where he warned that "Russia is going to pay the price," suggests a significant development in the diplomatic landscape.

Israel's supportive stance towards Ukraine may have broader implications, influencing discussions on military aid in the United States.

Tags: ISRAEL, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, RUSSIA/ UKRAINE /BELARUS /CRIMEA
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Former US President Donald Trump is “likely” to launch sweeping reforms of the US intelligence community if he is re-elected in November, prompting concerns from the agencies that once baselessly accused him of ties to Russia.

Politico interviewed 18 intelligence officials – including several former Trump appointees who later came out as his outspoken critics – in an article published on Monday, warning that the possible purge could “undermine the credibility of American intelligence.”

“Trump intends to go after the intelligence community,” said one former senior intelligence official. “He started that process before and he’s going to do it again. Part of that process is to root out people and to punish people.”

The new president would replace “people perceived as hostile to his political agenda with inexperienced loyalists,” Politico summarized the claim by Trump critics.

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Congress will not pass a new aid package for Ukraine without reforms to US immigration policy, House Speaker Mike Johnson has said, arguing that America’s own security takes priority over Kiev's conflict with Russia.

Speaking after a contentious meeting with President Joe Biden and congressional leaders earlier on Tuesday, Johnson insisted that House Republicans would not budge on the foreign aid if Democrats did not compromise on the border.

GOP lawmakers are “actively pursuing and investigating all the various options” for the Ukraine legislation, but “The first priority of the country is our border and making sure it’s secure,” Johnson told reporters.

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Tucker Carlson said on Tuesday that US spies had monitored him while he was in Russia earlier this month, and leaked to a ‘friendly’ outlet that he had met with Edward Snowden. This is despite the American journalist’s claim that he had tried to keep his meeting with the NSA whistleblower a secret.

Carlson went to Russia to interview President Vladimir Putin. During his eight days in Moscow, he also met with Snowden – and US spies found out about it, he told podcaser Lex Fridman in the course of a three-hour conversation.

“I was being intensely surveilled by the US government,” Carlson told Fridman, noting that US spies had thwarted his plans to interview Putin in 2021 and that he received confirmation that he was being intensely monitored ahead of his Moscow trip. “Then, I’m over there, and of course I want to see Snowden, whom I admire.”

Snowden allegedly accepted Carlson’s invitation to have dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel, but declined the interview as well as a photo request, saying that it would be better to tell no one.

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu publicly clashed with US President Joe Biden Tuesday night over his claims that Israel was losing world support due to his “conservative” government’s Gaza policies and its National Security Minister Itamar Ben-Gvir.

“Since the start of the war, I have been leading a diplomatic campaign to block pressure designed to end the war prematurely, and to secure strong support for Israel,” Netanyahu said in a short video message he issued last night.

He pointed to concrete data to make his point, noting that the monthly Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll showed that 82% of Americans surveyed back Israel in its war against Hamas in Gaza.

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Tags: ISRAEL, PALESTINE, POLITICS/ ELECTIONS/ CORRUPTION, PROTESTS/ REVOLUTION, TORTURE/ WAR CRIMES, WAR/DRAFT/ VETERAN AFFAIRS, WHITE HOUSE
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New York during the inflationary surge of the late 70s and early 80s was a mythical place where one could purchase a Park avenue penthouse for $1 (while assuming the copious debt, of course). Now, thanks to the brutal bear hug of the highest interest rates in 40 years and the ongoing CRE crisis, those legendary days have made a comeback to the Big Apple, if only in the realm of commercial real estate for now.

According to Bloomberg, Canadian pension funds - which until recently had been among the world’s most prolific buyers of real estate, starting a revolution that inspired retirement plans around the globe to emulate them because, in the immortal words of Ben Bernanke, Canadian real estate prices never go down...

... are finally realizing that gravity does exist . And so, the largest one among them is taking steps to limit its exposure to the most-beleaguered commercial property type — office buildings

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A corrupt Cook County judge has ordered the Illinois Board of Elections to remove Donald Trump from ballots statewide for the March 19 primary.

As ABC 7 News Chicago reports, Democrat Judge Tracie Porter stripped Trump from the Illinois ballot one month after the Illinois State Board of Elections dismissed the anti-Trump challenge in a unanimous and bipartisan vote.

Porter claimed Trump violated the 14th Amendment’s Insurrection Clause as her excuse for removing him from the ballot. We all know Trump did not commit insurrection or any other federal crime.

 

“The court also realizes the magnitude of this decision and its impact on the upcoming primary Illinois elections,” Porter wrote.

“The Illinois State Board of Election shall remove Donald J. Trump from the ballot for the General Primary Election on March 19, 2024, or cause any votes cast for him to be suppressed.”

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A transgender member of a new UN panel that's drafting global health rules has a kinky track record in everything from bestiality to bondage, drugs and nudism, DailyMail.com can reveal.

Teddy Cook, a female-to-male trans Australian activist, started work this month on the World Health Organization's 20-expert body, drafting care guidelines for trans and non-binary people.

Cook, 45, who describes himself as a 'professional queer, man of trans experience,' has a controversial backstory.

He's advocated for taxpayer-funded surgeries for all trans Australians, and worked on a study about trans people having better sex when they're high on drugs.

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It has been revealed that Laken Riley tried calling 911 before she was killed. Jose Antonio Ibarra is suspected in Riley's murder and is an illegal immigrant from Venezuela. Riley was killed while out for a walk at the University of Georgia campus in Athens.

Authorities have refused to release the audio from the 911 call despite numerous public records requests.

According to Fox News, officials from the Athens-Clarke County Police Department confirmed that Riley had, in fact, contacted law enforcement during the deadly encounter, but did not say when, if at all, more information will be released.

Ibarra was taken into custody shortly after the Augusta University nursing student's body was discovered near a lake on February 22.

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There are new developments in the Pennsylvania government's legal crusade against Amish farmer Amos Miller, who has been under attack for years because he grows, produces and sells food to the public outside the government control matrix.

Attorney Robert Barnes of Barnes Law LLP shared an update on X explaining that, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, all food is "illegal" – just as illegal as "illegal drugs," by the way – unless it is manufactured in a government-approved facility of the kind managed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

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