Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died of injuries sustained in an attack that occurred in Absard outside of Tehran earlier today. Multiple assailants and at least one explosion were involved. Per Iran's Ministry of Defense, Fakhrizadeh was martyred in a "terrorist assault" and had been serving as head of their Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research. Retaliation by Iran against terrorist targets is probable and has been suggested by Iranian officials. In January of this year after the assassination of Iranian Quds force commander Qassem Soleimani, Iran demonstrated the capability of striking US targets with precision and left the US without viable avenues for any response other than acquiescence to the US's own impotence in the region.
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Combat inside Israel's IDF left 21 troopers wounded when training companies from the Bedouin 585th reconnaissance unit and Shaked Battalion entered hostilities as they waited for chow at Har Keren training base (archived). A disagreement concerning how the two units were to line up at the entrance to the mess hall broke out into fighting and at least one participant loaded their weapon. Two of the wounded resumed fighting in the hospital as they awaited treatment for their injuries.
Today the Foreign Ministry issued a statement against the ongoing "attacks against the Armenian people" as fighting continues between Armenia and Azerbaijan. As the first country to recognize the last Armenian genocide, the statement notes friendly ties between Uruguay and Armenia. Being Uruguay, the statement stops at conveying solidarity and calling for a cessation of hostilities. The full statement is reproduced below: (more...)
US Virgin Islands Attorney General Subpoenas 21 Years Of The Late Jeffery Epstein's Aircraft Flight LogsTuesday, September 22nd, 2020
Denise George, Attorney General for the US Virgin Islands has subpoenaed passenger logs for the late Jeffery Epstein's four helicopters and three planes. George has filed a suit against the deceased's estate for 22 counts of human trafficking and already has outstanding subpoenas targeting Citibank, Deutsche Bank, and JPMorgan for records relating to the late Jeffery's finances.