Category: Iraq

Assaults of the Monotheists – Barakah – Parts 1, 2 & 3

Assaults of the Monotheists released in October 2018 with two successive parts from November and most recently December are twenty to twenty five minute smash and grabs fire fights the last edited with short black transistions in an effort to assault the viewers senses.

Same transistion effect used in this video from 2016Post American World

The fire fights and over running of the tent outpost are spread across the three episodes with each release being more dramaticly edited and gratituos than the previous. 

Some of the deatils include the vehicles transporting soldiers, the machine gun mounted motorbikes and the vehicle with the turret is seen.

From Amaq release – 23 November 2018 

Other interesting elements are the one armed machine gun operator.

Part 2 


Part 3

5.11 Tactical gloves.

like a scene from Mad Max..?

AMAQ – 23 November 2018

Just over a minute long this Amaq badged video shows the attack on a military post at Al Bahra in eastern Syria. Earlier in November these type of attacks plagued the Simak region near the Iraq / Syria border. (GlobalResearch)

The video includes some interesting details such as the small vehicle with the turret with the compressed air sounds(?)

The motorbike mounted machine gun as seen inInside the Caliphate -7“.

The surrender is something which is hard to fathom. 

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Inside the Caliphate – 8

 

After some nine months AlHayat release the eighth in the series “Inside the Caliphate” with some interesting details in the sixteen minutes of old battle videos cobbled together with some off the shelf animations and transitions.

The basic story-board is set up with Telegraph chat messages interspersed with narrated decrees glorifying terror events such as the Pulse NightClub event and strangely a few clips from the Boston Marathon bombing, together with battle fire fights accompanied with the ubiquitous chant like atonal music vibrating in background.  (Inside the Caliphate 7

Details include this slide with Anonymous.

The use of Final Cut Pro shows the use of an Apple work station.

The use of lower third news items attempts to add credibility.

Daesh counter attack October 26 2018

October 26th Daesh mount a counter attack on US backed military posts in the structured VBIED advanced hit followed by the overwhelming small arms attack on survivors. Prior to the Amaq release social media was contained unconfirmed reports hostages had been taken.

 

 

 

 

Islamic State – North Baghdad October 2018

Nearly nineteen minute video released from North Baghdad made up of sections of video files shown in a postcard type storyboard up to recent times including VBIED attacks. Executions feature as most of the content of second half of the release showing the victims in military uniforms or in post of public office along with the building in rubble.

Note – bottom left hand corner of the frame below you can see the clip layer which is being used as audio.This is why “detach audio” exists. Very rare to see this error.

 

More – June 28, 2018 (iraqinews dot com)