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Afghanistan
6 Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack
[DAWN] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
attacked three checkpoints in the western Farah province of Afghanistan, killing at least six coppers, an Afghan official said on Sunday.

Mohammad Naser Mehri, a front man for the provincial governor, said eight other coppers were maimed in the late Saturday attack. He claimed eight snuffies were killed and at least five others were maimed in the battle.

The Taliban grabbed credit for the attack.

Elsewhere in Afghanistan, seven hard boyz were killed and two others maimed when a bomb went kaboom! prematurely in the northern Kunduz province. Mahbobullah Sayedi, a district chief, said the fighters died while trying to plant the bomb on a road used by Afghan cops.

Dozens of Afghan police and soldiers have been killed in a wave of Taliban attacks on checkpoints in Afghanistan, officials had said on Tuesday, as snuffies step up assaults on the beleaguered security forces.

Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [42 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


At Least 30 People Freed In Raid On Taliban Prison
[Tolo News] Afghan Special Forces rescued at least 30 people, including children, from an illegal Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
prison in Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
in the early hours of Sunday morning, officials confirmed.

According to officials, the prisoners were rescued during a special operation in Nawzad district.

Reports indicate the people rescued had been accused of supporting government or being related to security personnel.

In May, the Ministry of Interior confirmed in a statement that 11 people were freed from Taliban custody during a military operation ‐ also in Helmand.

According to officials, five civilians and six Afghan National Security Force members were freed from the prison in Naqel Abad village in Nad Ali district.

Meanwhile,
...back at the saloon, Butch got the bill for the damage caused by the fist fight, the mirror broken in the shootout, and drinks for everyone......
the office of Helmand’s governor said in a statement that the rescue efforts came two days ago during a night raid conducted by the Afghan special forces.

According to the statement three Afghan National Police (ANP) officers are also among those released from the Taliban detention.
Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [59 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Afghan special forces reportedly rescued at least 30 people, including children,

Is this a bacha bazi story?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/20/2017 10:17 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Somali Military Gears Up Fight Against Al Shabaab
[RadoShabelle] Militant group al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
on Saturday retook a town in southern Somalia as joint Somali and African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
forces battled the turbans in the region, according to local residents.

Residents in Bala’ad town in Middle Shabelle region said the fighters stormed Ged Faqi on the outskirts of Bala’d and overrun the area before hoisting their flags in a cop shoppe.

"The bandidos turbans are patrolling streets in Ged Faqi and there are no security forces. They vacated the area," a resident told Xinhua. There was no confirmation from the security forces.

Somali and the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces early this month launched major operations in Lower and Middle Shabelle regions in what the African Union said will be sustained until the end of the year.

Somali information minister Abdirahman Omar Osman said this week the government will continue the attacks until the country is cleared of myrmidons.

The recapture of Ged Fagi comes a day after the Somali government said it has captured 19 al-Shabaab bandidos turbans in Lower Shabelle region.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [55 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
US warbirds hit ISIS positions in central Libya
US fighter jets carried out on Saturday an airstrike against ISIS terrorist locations in Libya for the first time since September.

According to a US Department of Defense source, a number of terrorists were killed in the strike, reported Fox News.

The development has raised questions on the extent of cooperation or lack of it between the US and Libyan authorities before the strike was launched.

The source added that the strike was carried out in the desert in central Libya, while American circles predicted that more strikes will be staged in the future.

In 2016, the US carried out over 500 airstrikes against ISIS in the Libya city of Sirte. A strike in September of this year left 17 ISIS members dead.
Posted by: badanov || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [93 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa Subsaharan
Six Killed in Maiduguri Suicide Attacks
[All Africa] Police in Borno State said at least six person, including four suicide bombers, died during an apparently coordinated suicide attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri on Saturday.

PREMIUM TIMES had earlier reported the attacks, citing two persons dead while waiting for further details from the security officials.

In a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer, Victor Isukwu, the police said two different set of attacks occurred, starting from the very early hours of Saturday.

According to Mr. Isukwu, a Deputy Superintendent of Police, the attack also left some other persons with serious injuries.
Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [41 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Suicide bomber strips explosive vest to avoid death in Borno
[DAILYTRUST.NG] A suspectedjacket wallah'> exploding trollop female suicide bomber yesterday removed the Improvised Explosive Device (IED), strapped to her body and dumped it at a house within the neighbourhood she was supposed to attack.

It was gathered that the suspect who was supposed to carry out an attack on the outskirts of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, removed the vest to protect herself.

The teenage bomber, flanked by three other bombers, early in the morning walked towards the metropolis from Alakaramti village neighbouring Jere Local Government Area of the state, but she couldn’t go through with the plan after witnessing the death of her colleagues.

Daily Trust on Sunday gathered that the bomber, whose name is still unknown, panicked and dropped the explosives. When people in the area noticed that she appeared uncomfortable, they gathered and started interrogating her.

She confessed to have taken off her IED vest and dropped it in a house within the area. The crowd then forced her to lead them to the house.

A witness, Malam Modu Masafannari, told our correspondent that shortly after the house was identified the police anti-bomb squad arrived and took care of the device before it could cause any harm.

The police front man in the state, DSP Victor Isuku, said in a statement yesterday in Maiduguri that the police EOD team rendered safe the unwent kaboom! IED vest and sanitized the area.

Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [50 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
Arab coalition forces rescue two French journalists from Houthis in Yemen
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Arab coalition forces have rescued two French journalists who were lost in areas under the control of the Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
militias in Yemen.

The two French journalists arrived at Riyadh air base.

The journalists were part of a delegation coming from Saada to Hajjah province, and the Houthi militias kidnapped them on Thursday (November 2nd).

According to sources in Sanaa, the two French journalists arrived in Yemen, early November, aboard a humanitarian aid aircraft belonging to the United Nations
...aka the Oyster Bay Chowder and Marching Society...
relief organizations.

The two French journalists toured a number of areas under the control of the Houthis in the far north of Saada, but were surprised by the restrictions imposed as the forces of Evil were dissatisfied with the visit.

Despite the media statement that the two journalists were detained, the French authorities did not comment on the matter.

News websites belonging to Saleh's party said that one of the French women journalists was attacked, they took her own camera and deleted all the pictures she had taken since she arrived in Yemen.

This is not the first time the Houthis have held journalists or humanitarian workers. As, they have detained aid workers and Western activists who have come to Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
to cover the war they have waged since they took power three years ago.

Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [57 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Bangladesh
Arrested Ansar al-Islam militant confesses to killing blogger Avijit Roy
[Dhaka Tribune] A suspected member of Ansar al-Islam, involved with the murders of writer and blogger Avijit Roy, LGBT rights activist Xulhaz Mannan and Jagriti Prakashani publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan, has been tossed in the slammer
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
Police’s Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit arrested Mozammel Hussain alias Saimon from Baunia Badaldi road area in Dhaka around 4:30pm on Saturday.

In a statement, police said Saimon’s organizational name was Mozammel and he is the chief of Ansar al-Islam’s Intelligence and Media Wing.

Saimon, while giving a statement to a Dhaka judge under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, Sunday afternoon confessed of being a member of the eight-member assassin team that killed Avijit, sources in court told the Dhaka Tribune.

Saimon said he had led three of the eight in carrying out reconnaissance on Avijit while the other four were tasked with the murder.

Court sources also said Saimon used to be a student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet. The Dhaka Tribune is yet to independently confirm the information.

Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Md Ahsan Habib recorded the confessional statement after CTTC unit Inspector Monirul Islam produced him before the court. The magistrate sent him to jail afterwards.

Earlier, a CTTC blurb also said that Saimon had confessed to receiving order from sacked army major Syed Zia ul Haque to take part in Avijit’s liquidation.

It also read that Saimon also confessed to his involvement with the murders of Dipan, secular activist Niladri Chatterjee Niloy, Xulhaz and his friend Khandaker Mahbub Rabbi Tonoy during preliminary interrogation.

Saimon also told police that he had been involved with all the murders carried out by his group Ansar al-Islam, according to the release.

Naturalised US-citizen Avijit Roy was hacked to death near TSC on Dhaka University campus in February 2015 while Dipan was killed in a similar manner at Aziz Super Market on October 31 the same year.

Xulhaz and Tonoy were killed in the former’s Kalabagan apartment on April 25, 2015.

Niloy, popularly known as Niloy Neel on blogging platforms and Facebook, was killed by four assailants with machetes posing as prospective tenants at his Goran residence in August 2015.
Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [42 views] Top|| File under: Ansar al-Islam (AQIS)


India-Pakistan
MQM-P leader Amir Khan indicted for sheltering terrorists at Nine Zero
[DAWN] An antiterrorism court on Saturday indicted Muttahida Qaumi Movement
...English: United National Movement, generally known as MQM, is the 3rd largest political party and the largest secular political party in Pakistain with particular strength in Sindh. From 1992 to 1999, the MQM was the target of the Pak Army's Operation Cleanup leaving thousands of urdu speaking civilians dead...
-Pakistain leader Amir Khan in a case pertaining to providing shelter to alleged terrorists.

The senior deputy convener of the MQM-P, former in-charge of security of the now sealed MQM headquarters Nine Zero Minhaj Qazi along with their absconding accomplices were booked for allegedly providing shelter to wanted criminals at Nine Zero in Azizabad and using them for terrorist activities.

An ATC judge, who is conducting the trial at the judicial complex inside the Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
Central Prison, read out charges against the accused. However,
a good lie finds more believers than a bad truth...
they pleaded not guilty
"Wudn't me."
and opted to contest the case.

The court directed the prosecution to produce its witnesses for evidence on Dec 4.

Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [50 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
ISIS munitions cache in Mosul seized
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi troops confiscated huge amounts of weapons of Islamic State in southwest of Mosul, a security source from Nineveh said on Sunday.

“The weapons are estimated by 40 tons,” the source told Alghad Press. “The weapons were found buried under the ground in Ain al-Jahsh region, southwest of Mosul.”

Earlier on the day, curfew was imposed in al-Eraij village, south of Mosul,in search for IS members, who launched an armed attack against the village on Saturday night. Moreover, five IS members were killed as the pro-government al-Hashd al-Shaabi [Popular Mobilization Forces] foiled an attack by the militants through Tal Sufuk crossing on the Iraqi-Syrian borders.
Posted by: badanov || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [76 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Anbar Antix
3 Iraqi militia die near Rawa
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Three paramilitary personnel were killed, while five others were wounded as a booby-trapped house exploded in western Anbar, an official said.

In remarks on Sunday, Awad al-Jegheifi, a leader with al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), said a booby-trapped house in al-Qadisiya in central Rawa, west of Anbar, exploded while troops were entering. Three personnel were killed, while five others were injured.

Troops, according to Jegheifi, cordoned off the blast spot and launched campaigns at neighboring houses fearing further blasts.
Posted by: badanov || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [49 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin
8 wounded in two bombing attacks
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Eight civilians were wounded in two bomb blasts that occurred on Sunday in Baghdad, security sources said.

“Five civilians were wounded as an explosive, planted near a market in Sayyed Abdullah village, Mahmudiyah, south of Baghdad, went off,” the source told Baghdad Today website.

Moreover, another security source told Alghad Press that “three persons were wounded as an IED exploded at al-Radwaniyah region, west of Baghdad.”

2 girl released; suspects detained
Baghdad (IraqiNews) Two kidnapped girls have been freed at al-Obaidy District, east of Baghdad on Sunday, the Baghdad Operations Command said.

In a statement, the command said two of the kidnappers were arrested and referred to the bodies concerned for interrogation.

Baghdad Operations Command is the security force for the Iraqi capital. It has a department specifically to combat kidnapping and track down gangs. The department has set up a kidnapping hotline for citizens to report cases. Despite these efforts, kidnapping cases continue.

Iraqi officials fear that kidnapping cases are affecting investments in Iraq, where these cases have become a threat to businesses, their employees and investors. This could lead businesses to move or avoid the country.
Posted by: badanov || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [48 views] Top|| File under:


Mysterious withdrawal of Hashd forces from Zummar, Rabia region
[RUDAW.NET] Parts of the Iran-backed Hashd al-Shaabi militias have reportedly withdrawn from Zummar and Rabia in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, a source in the region told Rudaw, as is also confirmed by the Peshmerga ministry.

A local source, who preferred not to be named, said that around 100 vehicles in Rabia and 200 in Zummar of the Hashd al-Shaabi have retreated from the area.

Asked what the reason behind the withdrawal might be, he said the Hashd forces had told the local population that Peshmerga forces would be replacing them.

Chief of Staff of the Peshmerga Ministry Jamal Iminiki confirmed the news to Rudaw saying they were aware of the Hashd’s withdrawal, but claimed that he did not know why they had pulled out.

Iminiki said there was no agreement between Erbil and Baghdad for the Peshmerga to enter these areas.

On October 17, a day after Iraqi forces and the Hashd took the oil rich city of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
the army and Hashd al-Shaabi advanced and entered Shingal, Rabia and Zummar.

The Peshmerga and those forces later engaged in a series of festivities as the Iraqi army made an attempt to advance towards Fish Khabur bordering Syria and Ibrahim Khalil, on the border with The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
However,
there's no worse danger than telling a mother her baby is ugly...
the situation ceased after several rounds of talks between both sides.

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a telephone conversation with Kurdish Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani on Saturday night that he was happy to see that tensions between the Peshmerga and Iraqi forces have recently calmed. He valued patience on both parts to protect peace.
Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [60 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Apparently they got word of the impending Iranian/Turkey WMD strategy.
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/20/2017 16:02 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
For first time in 18 years, Jews pray at biblical tombs in Palestinian village
Golly. Bill Clinton was president back then.
[IsraelTimes] Ultra-Orthodox worshipers enter PA-controlled area near Hebron under IDF guard to commemorate biblical prophets Gad and Nathan

Hundreds of Israeli Jews held a rare prayer session by a mosque in a Paleostinian village in the West Bank early Sunday, an AFP photographer said.

The Israeli army accompanied buses carrying over 300 ultra-Orthodox men, mostly from the Breslov Hasidic sect, to Younis mosque in Halhul, north of Hebron, where according to Jewish tradition biblical prophets Gad and Nathan are buried.

One worshiper told AFP it was the first time in 18 years that Jews were allowed to pray at the site, deep in a Paleostinian-controlled area.

A military spokeswoman said the army and police forces accompanying the worshipers were attacked by Paleostinians hurling "rocks and Molotov cocktails," with the forces responding with riot dispersal means to "prevent further escalation."

No injuries were reported, the spokeswoman said.

According to tradition, the graves are located inside the mosque, but the Jewish worshipers did not enter the holy site, rather holding an hour of pre-dawn prayers on the road outside before leaving, the photographer said.

There are a number of sites holy to Jews in Paleostinian-controlled areas in the West Bank that are the site of pilgrimages. Most popular are Rachel’s Tomb near Bethlehem, and the Tomb of Joseph in Nablus.

Israeli security forces arrest 6 Palestinian suspects in West Bank raids

[Ynet] IDF, Shin Bet, Border Police and Israel Police forces arrested six wanted Palestinians overnight Saturday who are suspected of terror activity and violent rioting in the West Bank.

The suspects were taken for questioning.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [104 views] Top|| File under:

#1  From now on, the Muslims will use the mosque on alternating days and the Hasidics will use the Temple on all other days. We can negotiate about Fridays and Saturdays or just take those days off and enjoy them as holidays. Leave your Molotovs and rocks at home--or else.
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/20/2017 10:26 Comments || Top||


IDF fires second 'warning shot' at Syrian outpost
[Ynet] Day after IDF tanks fire on Syrian military position after spotting construction work along the border in violation of a 1974 UN ceasefire agreement, tanks go into action again in the northern Golan.

An IDF tank fired another warning shot on a Syrian military position Sunday evening in the northern Golan Heights, a day after another tank opened fire near the Bedouin village of Hader in Syria as Israel discovered the Syrian army was conducting construction along their border.

The IDF says Syria violated the 1974 ceasefire agreement on the Golan Heights by using heavy tools to fortify a military post in the demilitarized zone between the countries.

In response, the IDF says it complained to the United Nations
...the Oyster Bay money pit...
peacekeeper force station on the Golan and fired a tank shell as a warning.

IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot said earlier this week that the IDF had deployed tanks on the slopes of Mount Hermon to fulfill this intention of defending the settlement.

The same Israeli armored force was the one to fire at the outpost the Syrian army was trying to recapture in the strip adjacent to the border fence‐through which the car carrying an explosive charge into Hader infiltrated the village earlier this month.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [73 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Advisor to Iranian general Qassem Suleimani killed in eastern Syria
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Khairallah Samadi, a consultant of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards' elite Quds Force, was killed after he was injured by a mortar splinter during battles between Syrian regime forces and ISIS in Albu Kamal, east of Syria, Iranian media outlets reported.

Samadi was a retired member of Ansar al-Mahdi Brigade in Zanjan, north of Iran, and he participated in the Iranian-Iraqi war between 1980 and 1988, the Iranian reports added.
Ynet adds:
An Iranian official told the Tasnim news agency last year that more than 1,000 Iranians have been killed in Syria. Senior members of the Guards have been among those killed.
Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [64 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


Syria’s al-Boukamal liberated from ISIS for second time this month
[RUDAW.NET] Syrian government forces have taken control of al-Boukamal, ousting ISIS from the border town for the second time this month, Syria’s state media reported.

The Syrian army declared the town liberated on November 9 after reports ISIS had withdrawn. Militants launched a counter-attack later that night however, retaking the majority of the area after days of fierce fighting.

Syria’s state news SANA reported the town was finally liberated on Sunday and the army’s engineering units are doing sweeping operations to de-mine the town so that civilians can safely return.

Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the conflict monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP that violent festivities are continuing around the town.

The Observatory reported that regime forces and their allied militias lost more than 30 soldiers in the last three days of fighting for the town and more than 50 ISIS fighters were killed, including eight jacket wallahs.

Al-Boukamal is in eastern Syria on the border near Iraq's al-Qaim.

After ISIS suffered a series of defeats in Deir ez-Zor, including the loss of their de facto capital of Raqqa, al-Boukamal was the last Syrian city the myrmidon group controlled.

With the liberation of al-Boukamal, ISIS holy warriors are expected to be hiding in small towns and villages along the border with Iraq in the Syrian desert.

US Defense Secretary James Mattis has described the Middle Euphrates River Valley as "ISIS' last stand."

Approximately 120,000 people have been displaced from al-Boukamal in recent weeks, said Linda Tom from the United Nations
...aka the Oyster Bay Chowder and Marching Society...
' humanitarian affairs office in Damascus.
Posted by: Fred || 11/20/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [37 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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