Breaking: Beirut road to the airport blocked

Lebanese families allegedly blocked Beirut’s airport road to prevent bedouins from escaping

CFR Strategist Praises Al-Qaeda Bombings In Syria

Winston, we were never at war with Eurasia!

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com
Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Senior Council on Foreign Relations fellow Ed Husain has hailed the presence of Al-Qaeda terrorists in Syria, praising their fighting prowess in aid of FSA rebels while also lauding the increasing number of successful bombings carried out by Al-Qaeda fighters.

In case you didn’t get the memo – Al-Qaeda – the same group the United States accuses of carrying out the most devastating terrorist attack on U.S. soil in history, is now our ally in Syria.

Terrorist attacks carried out by Al-Qaeda in Syria are inherently moral and good. Down is the new up.

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Breaking: Iran Claims It Has A Blockade On The Strait Of Hormuz

An Iranian Peykaap class speedboat armed with missile launchers

We reported a couple weeks ago that Iran was demanding all U.S. ships entering the Strait of Hormuz stop and check in with the Revolutionary Guard, and now it seems they’re taking the move one step farther.

FARS News Agency, Tehran’s state run media outlet, announced  Tehran is implementing a full blockade on all ships entering the Strait and each must undergo inspection.

From FARS:

“The alien vessels which enter the Persian Gulf via the Strait of Hormuz always provide the needed answers and information to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) units,” Lieutenant Commander of the IRGC Naval Force Alireza Tangsiri said on Wednesday. 

He further noted the deployment of a US aircraft carrier in the region, and said, “This vessel, similar to the other warships, answered all the questions asked by the IRGC Navy without any problem or making any particular move and then continued the path to its specified destination.” 

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/iran-announces-its-blockading-on-the-strait-of-hormuz-2012-4#ixzz1srtD5kNS