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Jerusalem Post Israeli research center finds 28 new Hezbollah missile launch sites ALMA says never-before-published sites are deep in heart of residential areas in Beirut, next to hospitals, restaurants, schools. By ANNA AHRONHEIM There are at least 28 missile launching sites belonging to Hezbollah in civilian areas in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, a report by ALMA Research and Education Center has found. The report found that the never-before-published sites concentrated mainly in Hezbollah-dominated areas of Beirut are related to the launch, storage and production of the group’s Fateh 110/M600 medium-range missiles and are “the same as those subject to the Hezbollah precision-guided missile project (PGMs).” “The world must understand and know that these launch sites are located at the heart of residential and urban civil infrastructure,” Tal Beeri, head of the Research department at ALMA Center, told The Jerusalem Post. Full story https://www.jpost.com/middle-east/israeli-research-center-finds-28-new-hezbollah-missile-launch-sites-634911...
American Military News For first time ever, US officially rejects China’s ‘unlawful’ South China Sea claims by Laura Widener The U.S. released its very first official statement rejecting most China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea as “unlawful.”The official document released Monday afternoon by the U.S. State Department stated, “Beijing’s claims to offshore resources across most of the South China Sea are completely unlawful, as is its campaign of bullying to control them.”The document rejects China’s claims to certain territories, such as James Shoal, located 50 nautical miles from Malaysia, as well as other specific territories off the coasts of Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Philippines. China has claimed some of these territories in its “Nine-Dashed Line” claim announced in 2009, despite these territories being located up to 1,000 nautical miles away from China’s coast. Full story https://americanmilitarynews.com/2020/07/for-first-time-ever-us-officially-rejects-chinas-unlawful-south-china-sea-claims/...
Express Fears As 29 Terrorists To Be Freed Onto UK Streets ‘Deeply Worrying’ TWENTY-nine terrorists are due to be released from prison within the next three years, with 11 of them back on the streets before April and three released by September.By Matthew Davis It means the security services will be put under huge pressure monitoring the newly released danger men. Once freed, these extremists are subject to security measures in a bid to stop them radicalizing others or going on the rampage themselves. But the difficulties surrounding the issue were highlighted by two recent atrocities in London, carried out by recently released prisoners. Usman Khan killed two people, Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones, in a knife attack at Fishmongers' Hall, on London Bridge, last November.Khan, 28, was released from prison a year before the attack after serving half a 16-year sentence for being involved in a plot to bomb...
CBS SF Bay Area Coronavirus Pandemic Impacting Cal Fire Wildfire Preparedness As Peak Fire Season Arrives CBS San Francisco SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — Governor Gavin Newsom acknowledged impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on California’s wildfire preparedness efforts during his press briefing on Thursday but sought to allay concerns as the state begins to reach peak fire season.The governor also said COVID-19 quarantines have substantially cut the total number of personnel available to perform front line work on wildfires. Only 94 out of 192 inmate fire crews from the Calfornia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation are available because of COVID-19 infections and quarantines, said Newsom, along with a fewer number of the crews from the California Conservation Corps. Earlier this month, state Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) said the transfer of inmates from San Quentin to the California Correctional Center in Susanville has now triggered an outbreak at that prison, which houses...
Fox News2 Texas police officers killed in ambush attack; suspect dead, authorities say The gunman later killed himself after a shootout with other officers, a report said By Nick Givas Two police officers were killed in a Texas border town Saturday in what authorities described as an ambush shooting.The gunman later killed himself after engaging in a shootout with other responding officers, The Monitor of McAllen, Texas, reported.The slain McAllen officers were identified as Edelmiro Garza, 45, and Ismael Chavez, 39. They were killed while responding to a domestic disturbance complaint, The Monitor reported.“We have lost two brave public servants who sought only to keep peace in our City,” McAllen police Chief Victor Rodriguez said via text message Saturday, according to the newspaper. Read more: https://www.foxnews.com/us/2-texas-police-officers-killed-in-ambush-attack-suspect-dead-authorities-say...