Confirmation | Colonel Cassad

The militants of banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” confirmed the death of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. This was announced by the Iraqi channel al- sumaria, citing a source. According to him, the militants announced a successor, but did not name his name. The source believes that the statement about the death of the leader was expected after the lifting of the ban on talking about the death of al-Baghdadi. On behalf of the militants of the successor called for the rejection of strife and stability.

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No escape | Colonel Cassad

On the banks of the Tigris eliminated one of the last high-ranking commanders of the Caliphate in Western Mosul Abu Hafsa al-Saud, who was a native of Saudi Arabia. This character tried to escape from the compression ring not wanting to prematurely go to a meeting with houris, where he massively sent his less pragmatic colleagues. Either he wanted to sneak along the West Bank of the Tigris, or to cross to the Eastern part of the city and get lost there, and perhaps subsequently to participate in the organization of the terrorist war in the liberated from ISIS in Mosul. But something went wrong – on the banks of the Tigris he met the team that accelerated his delivery to hell.

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The bloody trail of the “Silk Road” | Colonel Cassad

The main plot is on the money of Saudi Arabia and the military campaigns associated with the Pentagon, Serbia, Romania, Bosnia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and some other countries in Eastern Europe purchased old Soviet weapons under the formal pretext of supplies to the security forces of Afghanistan and Iraq. One of the major logistic points in the way of weapons to the final recipients were Azerbaijan. Formally, deliveries were carried out on civil aircraft with special diplomatic status that enabled it to avoid the checks of the goods transported on the merits, which was necessary to maintain secrecy. In Bulgaria, one of the main suppliers of weapons was VMZ Sopot.

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Tensions Mount as the New Saudi Prince Takes Charge | ERIC MARGOLIS

Adding to these tensions, a palace coup in Saudi Arabia just sidelined the kingdom’s iron-handed number two, former Crown Prince and Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef and replaced him by 31-year old Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the favorite son of King Salman. The King is said to be seriously ill. But the 15,000-member Saudi family is not pleased by the defenestration of heir apparent Nayef.

Prince – now crown prince – Mohammed was the author of Saudi Arabia’s stalemated war in Yemen, which is burning through the kingdom’s cash reserves at a time when oil prices are plunging and has killed large numbers of civilians. He is behind the recent Saudi-Egyptian-Israeli tacit alliance.

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