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Iraq arrests Islamic State cell, including Baghdadi aide, in Nineveh
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-War on Police-
Cellphone footage shows teens throwing buckets of water on New York City cops while they were making an arrest
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [252 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Daily Mail - where America gets it's news. Feral youts at it again. The advice to stay away from cities when the SHTF is a good one.
Posted by: Warthog || 07/23/2019 8:52 Comments || Top||

#2  In a number of the science fiction SHTF stories that I read , the military destroys the bridges and roads leading in and out of the cities. The ferals turn on each other and soon you have an empty city.
Posted by: Snavimble Bucket1794 || 07/23/2019 11:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Just as I wouldn't cross any of those bridges to get into an urban area when SHTF, it would probably be a bad idea for those urban youts to venture the other way into a countryside of unfriendly civilian rangers who know the locals.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 07/23/2019 11:53 Comments || Top||

#4  The way to stop this is IMMEDIATE and LETHAL gunfire. You can't know what's in that bucket.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 07/23/2019 22:32 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
US border patrol arrested more than 1,000 African migrants trying to cross into the country from Mexico in the past two months
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [216 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The Ebola Brigade. Not kidding.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 07/23/2019 2:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Racist! (do I need to put a /sarc on that?)
Posted by: Procopius2k || 07/23/2019 8:02 Comments || Top||

#3  Reparation seeking, post 1865 descendants of slaves left behind. Victim inclusion is your friend.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/23/2019 8:30 Comments || Top||

#4  see article just below where Mexico says illegal crossings are down 30%... direct from Bureau of Government Statistics (see Mark Twain quote for clarification).
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/23/2019 12:55 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Eight Civilians Killed In Logar Airstrike
[ToloNews] Local officials said that the Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
was carried out in the district of Baraki Barak in Pashtun-infested Logar Province.

At least eight non-combatants were killed in an airstrike in the eastern province of Pashtun-infested Logar which was carried out by Afghan forces to target krazed killers, a bigwig from the province said.

The airstrike was carried out in Baraki Barak district on Sunday night, the district governor of Baraki Barak said on Monday.

He said that six other civilians were maimed in the airstrike which reportedly targeted two houses in Kochian village in Baraki Barak district.

He said that three women are among those maimed in the airstrike.
The district governor said that the maimed taken to a provincial hospital for treatment.

An MP from Pashtun-infested Logar, Salim Naeemi, said that nine civilians, including six children, were killed in the airstrike.

The ministries of Defense and Interior have not commented on the report so far.

CIVILIAN CASUALTIES IN AFGHANISTAN
On July 15, a bigwig of Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) said that 596 non-combatants were killed and 1,892 others maimed in festivities between government forces and the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
and other attacks by bandidos Death Eaters in Afghanistan since the beginning of the current solar year which coincides with March 21, 2019.

The CEO of the AIHRC, Musa Mahmoodi, told TOLOnews that 733 of the victims are children who have either been killed or maimed in the conflicts during the period.

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said in a quarterly report on April 24 that it has documented high levels of harm to civilians but adds that there has been a 23 percent decrease in overall civilian casualties as compared to the same period last year and is the lowest for a first-quarter since 2013.

The report says the UN documented 1,773 civilian casualties (581 deaths and 1,192 injured), including 582 child casualties (150 deaths and 432 injured) between January 1 and March 31.

In the first quarter of 2018, UNAMA documented 2,305 civilian casualties (799 deaths and 1,506 injured), including 609 child casualties (176 deaths and 433 injured), the report says.

The overall reduction of civilian casualties was driven by a decrease in civilian casualties by suicide improvised bomb (IED) attacks, the report says.

UNAMA notes the particularly harsh winter conditions during the first three months of the year, which may have contributed to this trend, the report says.

It is unclear whether the decrease in civilian casualties was influenced by any measures taken by parties to the conflict to better protect civilians, or by the ongoing talks between parties to the conflict, the report mentions.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [89 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Airstrikes kill 7 Taliban militants in Helmand, Kunduz and Uruzgan provinces
[KhaamaPress] The security forces carried out a series of Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
, Kunduz and Uruzgan killing at least 7 Talibs.

The informed military sources said Monday that an airstrike in Dishu district of Hlemadn killed 2 Taliban
...Arabic for students...
fighters and maimed 1 other.

The sources further added that an airstrike in Charah Darah district of Kunduz killed 1 Taliban fighter.

Furthermore, the security forces conducted airstrikes in in Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province which killed 3 Taliban fighters.

Meanwhile,
...back at the pie fight, Bella opened her mouth at precisely the wrong moment...
the military sources said the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Chahar Darah district of Kunduz and destroyed 5 IEDs, 3 rocket propelled grenades, 0.3 kg homemade explosives and a small weapons cache.

The anti-government armed holy warriors have not commented regarding the operations so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


NDS Special Forces storm Taliban leader’s compound in Kunar province
[KhaamaPress] The Special Forces of the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) stormed the compound of a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
commander in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
The National Directorate of Security in a statement said the NDS Special Forces conducted the operation in Dangam district.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed Ahmadshah, Taliban commander who was in charge of a group of 20 bad boys.

Furthermore, the National Directorate of Security said the Special Forces arrested three faceless myrmidons during the raid.

The NDS Special Forces also confiscated 9 weapons, 2 improvised bombs, 3 radio sets and 39 kilograms of drugs.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban militants suffer heavy casualties in Faryab clashes
[KhaamaPress] The security forces inflicted heavy casualties on Talibs during separate festivities which took place in three districts of Faryab.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces clashed with Taliban
...Arabic for students...
in Sherin Tagab, Qaisar and KOhistan districts of Faryab.

The statement further added t4aht the security forces killed 16 Talibs during the festivities and maimed 23 others.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said an Afghan soldier also lost his life during the festivities and two others sustained injuries.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the festivities so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [81 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


‘Heavy Clashes’ Ongoing In Key District In Badakhshan, or possibly the Taliban have already won
[ToloNews] The residents of Keran Wa Manjan district called for reinforcement as the fighting between security forces and Taliban is ongoing.

Heavy clashes are ongoing in Keran Wa Manjan district of the northeastern province of Badakhshan between security forces and the Taliban since Sunday, residents of the district said on Monday.

The residents said that at least one public uprising force member was killed in the fighting and four others were wounded.

“The Taliban has also suffered from clashes in the fighting,” residents said, adding that “the security forces need reinforcement and air support to improve the situation.”

A member of Badakhshan Provincial Council, Abdullah Naji Nazari, said a number of government buildings in Keran Wa Manjan district have fallen to the Taliban.

Nazari said that at least 40 members of the local police and public uprising forces led by Commander Malik are fighting against the Taliban and that they really assistance by the government.

However, local officials did not provide details over the clashes.

Keran Wa Manjan shares borders with Nuristan, Panjshir and Takhar provinces.

Taliban militants capture Kuran wa Munjan district of Badakhshan province

[KhaamaPress] The Taliban militants have reportedly captured the control of Kuran wa Mujan district in north-eastern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan.

Amanullah Paiman, a former lawmaker from Badakhshan confirmed that the Taliban militants launched an attack on Kuran wa Munjan on Sunday night.

Paiman further added that the attack claimed the lives of two soldiers and wounded 4 others.

Furthermore, Paiman said the Taliban militants managed to capture Police Headquarters of the district following the clash.

He also added that the Afghan forces are currently based in the outskirts of Kuran wa Munjan district.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [85 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Cobra Strike Forces kill 4 Taliban militants in Helmand province
[KhaamaPress] The Cobra Strikes of the Afghan Special Forces killed 4 Talibs during an operation in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Cobra Strike Forces conducted the operation in Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed 4 Talibs during the operation.

Furthermore, the Special Operations Corps said the Special Forces also destroyed a vehicle, a cycle of violence and 4 improvised bombs during the same operation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


U.S. airstrike kills Taliban deputy intelligence chief in Ghazni
[KhaamaPress] A U.S. Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
killed the deputy intelligence chief of Taliban
...Arabic for students...
for Qarabagh district of Ghazni province.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the U.S. forces conducted the airstrike in Khalo Khel and Sherabad areas of Qarabagh district.

The statement further added that the airstrikes killed 8 Talibs including the deputy intelligence chief of Taliban for Qarabagh.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the airstrike also destroyed a vehicle.

The anti-government armed holy warriors have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Somebody's got to be wondering, How'd they know I was here?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 07/23/2019 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2 
Posted by: gorb || 07/23/2019 13:55 Comments || Top||

#3  1 down, N to go...
Posted by: SteveS || 07/23/2019 16:21 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Somali army captures suspected Al-Shabaab members
[RADIOSHABELLE] Somali armed forces captured three suspected al-Shabaab
...... the personification of Somali state failure...
members during a military operation carried out in the country’s southern Lower Jubba region on Monday.

Speaking to the state-run media, the commander of SNA’s 11 brigade, Mohammed Hassan Badal said the suspects have been trying sneak into Kismayo
...a port city in the southern Lower Juba province of Somalia, at the extreme southern end of the country (assuming Somalia can be called a country). It is the commercial capital of the autonomous Jubaland region...
by traveling on a bus.

A tip-off has led to the arrest of the three alleged murderous Moslems who have been handed over to the security agencies in Kismayo town, he said.

This came more than a week after al-Shabaab attack at a hotel in Kismayo, a coastal city which serves as interim Jubaland state that left 26 people dead, including an American citizen.
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


17 dead, 28 wounded in Somalia bomb blast
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The corpse count from a boom-mobileing in Mogadishu on Monday climbed to 17, hospital officials said, with more than two dozen maimed in the earth-shattering kaboom claimed by al-Shabaab
...... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
hard boys.

"The bodies of 17 people killed in the blast were taken to the hospital mortuary while 28 others were admitted for various wounds," said Mohammed Yusuf, the director of Medina Hospital, the main trauma facility in the Somali capital.
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [83 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


‘Our friends were behind the last bombings,’ a Qatari businessman linked to the Qatari emir said after an attack in Somalia’s Bosaso city
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [111 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Qatar (MB)


Africa North
Libyan Air Force carries multiple strikes on positions of Haftar's forces
[Libya Observer] Targets and positions for Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
's forces on different fighting frontlines have been targeted with heavy bombardment by the Libyan Air Force of the Presidential Council's government over the last few days, according to a source at the Burkan al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) Operation.

Airstrikes' aims included Haftar's forces positions in al-Asaba, al-Shweirif, al-Jufra and southern Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
frontlines, the source explained.

"In total, the air force carried out 20 strikes targeting convoys, supplies, vehicles, fighters, and ammo depots with minute precision." The source indicated.

Saturday and Sunday saw the Libyan Air Force carrying out air raids on Wadi Rabea and Tripoli International Airport, destroying military vehicles and killing at least 13 fighters from Haftar's forces.

Intense airpower was put to the fight over the last few days by the Libyan Army under the command of Presidential Council's government to pave the way for an all-out offensive, according to military experts, that is going to be very soon.

Meanwhile,
...back at the Alamo, Davy was counting their remaining cannon balls and not liking the results...
an uneasy calm has descended on fighting frontlines with some skirmishes with the Libyan Army remaining in positions gained in vast areas across southern Tripoli.
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [150 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Haftar's "Zero Hour" to enter Libya's capital foiled by Libyan Army
[Libya Observer] Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
's forces have announced "Zero Hour" to launch an all-out offensive on Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
and try once again to enter the capital, but the forces have been met with fierce defense by the Libyan Army forces under the command of Presidential Council's government.

Frontlines saw the "Zero Hour" festivities start at 9.00am in the morning on Monday with Haftar's forces attacking - with air cover - Libyan Army positions on four frontlines, concentrating on Khallit al-Furjan since it's the closest to Tripoli's city center.

"We have foiled the attack of Haftar's forces and gained advanced positions in certain frontlines as our Air Force had carried out Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s on the attacking forces, causing them heavy losses." Libyan Army and Burkan al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) operation said.

They said three military vehicles were destroyed as Libyan Air Force targeted two tanks on al-Naher frontline, let alone seizing two military vehicles and capturing 11 mercenaries fighting for Haftar's forces.

Uneasy calm has descended on fighting frontlines after the Zero Hour offensive was repelled, while Haftar's media outlets said the general command put off the Zero Hour offensive due to a malfunction in the communications system.

For over a week, the Zero Hour has been the talk of all Haftar's forces, including his front man Ahmed al-Mismari, who said in a presser that their plan included protecting state institutions and diplomatic missions in Tripoli.

The front man for the Libyan Army Mohammed Gununu commented on al-Mismari's statement saying; "it is just a media propaganda that aims at putting down Libyan Army forces' morale."

Before the Zero Hour, Haftar appointed on Sunday Mabrouk al-Ghazwi as the commander of Tripoli offensive in place of Abdelsalam al-Hassi, who is said to be detained in Rajma.
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [258 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Libya's Foreign Ministry asks Tunisian authorities for coordination regarding Haftar's aircraft
[Libya Observer] The Libyan Foreign Ministry has asked the Tunisian authorities for coordination before taking any action regarding the Libyan warplane that landed on Monday morning in Mednine.

According to a source from the ministry, meetings for the Libyan Chargé d'affaires in Tunis with Tunisian Foreign and Defense Ministries about the issue are about to take place.

A source from the Libyan embassy in Tunis said they had formed a commission in Sfax to stay in contact with Tunisian authorities about the warplane.

A Libyan L39 warplane landed in Bani Ghazal in southern Mednine in Tunisia and according to the Tunisian Defense Ministry, the pilot said he had a technical malfunction that led him to make an emergency landing.

Meanwhile,
...back at the Hubba Hubba Club, Big Shirley was still trying to snatch Nunzio bald-headed. She was already halfway there...
a Libyan military source has confirmed that the L39 was for Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
's Air Force and it had taken off from Brak al-Shatti airbase, adding that the GPS device was damaged and the pilot lost destination so he had to land in Tunisia after the aircraft's fuel ran out.
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [107 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Libya’s Mitiga airport halts air traffic after it is targeted by air strike
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Libya’s Mitiga airport has halted air traffic after it was targeted by an air strike, according to a statement. Mitiga is the only working airport in Tripoli, which has been under attack for several months by the eastern-based Libyan National Army.
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [151 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Africa Subsaharan
Six Shiites Dead in Nigeria Clashes over Imprisoned Leader
[AnNahar] At least six Shiite Moslem protesters were killed in festivities with Nigerian police in the capital Abuja on Monday, witnesses told AFP, the latest deadly violence over the lengthy detention of a religious leader.

Hundreds of protesters from the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), a Shia sect, marched demanding the release of pro-Iranian holy man Ibrahim Zakzaky, who has been held since December 2015 on various charges, including terrorism.

Hundreds of his supporters, including women and kiddies, were killed by the security forces, in December 2015, according to a toll established by rights watchdogs.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under: Islamic Movement of Nigeria (Iran)


Bangladesh
Murder accused killed in ‘gunfight’
[Dhaka Tribune] An accused of a murder case was killed in a reported shootout with police, at Dumurtala area near Indian Border of Bakshiganj upazila under Jamalpur on Monday morning.

The dear departed was identified as Shipon, 28, son of Jalal Uddin, of Munshichar area in Sherpur Sadar upazila.

Police claimed that four members of law enforcement were also injured in the shootout.

AKM Mahbubul Alam, officer-in-charge of Bakshiganj cop shoppe, said people caught Shipon while conducting robbery in some boats at Bakshiganj on Sunday night, and handed him over to police.

According to his information, police launched drives in Sarmara and Ramrampur areas to seize drugs, and firearms.

When police reached Dumurtola under Kamalpur union, his associates opened fire on the law enforcers, forcing them to fire back in self-defense, triggering a shootout.

Later, police recovered bullet-hit Shipon, and took him to upazila health complex where doctor declared him dead, he added.

Shipon was accused in 14 cases, including a murder case with Sherpur, Shrebardi, and Bakshiganj cop shoppe, the OC added.

Later, police recovered a cycle of violence, a pipe gun, and 300 yaba tablets from the spot.
Posted by: Fred || 07/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under:


Caribbean-Latin America
Mexican Federal Police Harrasses At Migrant Shelter -Report
[Jpost] The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants colonists and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents.

Hugo Morales, president of the state agency, the Coahuila Commission of Human Rights, said he had confirmed multiple online and witness reports that law enforcement officers took action at the Casa Migrante Saltillo, in the northern Mexican city of Saltillo on Saturday, one day before U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised the country's efforts to quell U.S.-bound migration, under a June deal which averted threatened tariffs by President Donald Trump
...Oh, noze! Not him!...
"Unfortunately, now that officials are harassing shelters across the country, migrants colonists no longer feel safe relying on them," Morales said.

The Federal Police did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The operation is one in a series of reported incidents in the past month in which federal officers, either members of the Federal Police or of the newly formed National Guard, have approached and threatened to raid similar shelters.

The National Guard also did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Other confirmed approaches by national officials to enter and search migrant shelters have occurred in Tenosique, Tijuana and Agua Prieta.

Jose Maria Garcia, director of a shelter in Tijuana, said migrants colonists transiting in Mexico are more vulnerable to authorities than they were in the past.

"It is strange, now authorities are even asking people for documents in bus stations when they are thought to look like migrants colonists," Garcia said.
Oh NOES! Racial profiling?
The United Nations
...an organization conceived in the belief that we're just one big happy world, with the sort of results you'd expect from such nonsense...
, in response to news of the federal police presence at the Saltillo shelter, in a statement on social media on Saturday called for Mexico to "comply with its Migration law" in light of the "possible immigration verification operation" in the city.

Mexican immigration law prohibits migration verification visits in places where migrants colonists are "housed by civil society organizations, or people carrying out acts of humanitarian assistance or protection."

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, when asked at a news conference on Monday about the entry of federal police in migrant shelters, said: "In principle I do not know of any indication that the Federal Police or other agencies enter civil society shelters under any circumstances, other than at the request of the shelter itself."

The director of Casa Migrante Saltillo, Alberto Xicotencatl, said federal authorities took action Saturday to monitor the blocks surrounding his shelter, detaining migrants colonists on their way to the safe house. Xicotencatl said four migrants colonists had already reached the building when police caught up and attempted to detain them.

"The police had them by the arms, had them up against the door", he said.

According to Xicotencatl and a statement posted online by the shelter, coordinator Jose Luis Manzo approached the officers, saying they did not have a legal right to detain migrants colonists on the organization's property. At that point, Xicotencatl said, officers threatened to enter the building in search of other migrants colonists without Mexican immigration documents before leaving empty-handed.

Morales said the Coahuila Commission of Human Rights had independently confirmed the police visit and has opened an investigation into the Federal Police actions.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/23/2019 00:41 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Make their lives so miserable they go back home
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 07/23/2019 6:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Racism!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/23/2019 7:01 Comments || Top||


Europe
Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece
[DW] The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants colonists, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants colonists crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making the journey.

A Maltese-registered cruise ship sailing close to the Greek mainland has rescued more than a hundred migrants colonists, the country's coasties said on Sunday.

The migrants colonists were picked up by the Marella Discovery, an 11-deck luxury liner equipped with swimming pools, a casino and a theater.

The migrants colonists' boat was found in distress on Saturday evening, some 74 kilometers (40 nautical miles) off Greece's Peloponnese peninsula.

Of the 111 people on board, 33 were children.

The coasties did not say which countries the migrants colonists were from or where their boat departed.

MOSLEM COLONISTS MIGRANTS TAKEN TO GREEK PORT
The passengers were taken to the Greek port of Kalamata.

Two of the migrant boat's operators were arrested.

MIGRANT CROSSINGS FALLING
Although the number of migrants colonists attempting the perilous journey has fallen from 362,000 in 2016 to 116,000 in 2018, an average of six migrants colonists die every day in the Mediterranean, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees reports.

Already this year, at least 426 men, women and kiddies have died during the crossing, according to the French medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

MSF and the NGO SOS Mediterranee on Sunday announced they would resume migrant rescues with the 69-meter Ocean Viking ship.

The two groups' previous ship, Aquarius, discontinued its work in December following hostility from several Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
an governments.
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Iraq
Iraqi security apprehend two terrorists in Kirkuk province
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) ‐ The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Monday the capture of two turbans in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk.

Acting upon a tip-off, a security force arrested the pair after storming their hideout in Kirkuk’s Hawija district, the ministry said in a press statement.

The two turbans were handed over to the competent authorities for interrogation as they are facing terror charges, the statement added.
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Iraq arrests Islamic State cell, including Baghdadi aide, in Nineveh
The questioning of this one should be interesting...
[Iraq News] A group of Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
fighters, including an aide to IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, were arrested Monday in the northern Iraqi province of Nineveh.

Code-named as "Baghdadi’s Men," the IS sleeper cell confessed to carrying out several terrorist attacks against foreign embassies and churches in Egypt and Syria, Alghad Press quoted the Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate as saying in a press statement.

The cell members also admitted that they plotted to carry out similar terrorist attacks against Iraqi civilians and institutions in Nineveh province.

Among those arrested is a senior aide to IS runaway leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the statement read.

Iraq declared victory over Islamic State in December with the help of a US-led alliance, having retaken all the territory captured by the snuffies in 2014 and 2015.

Isolated cells believed to be linked to the Islamic State group remain active in some parts of the country. In recent weeks, suspected Islamic State turbans have carried out several attacks targeting security forces in Iraq.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel demolishes Palestinian homes near West Bank barrier
SUR BAHER, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli forces demolished a cluster of Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of protests and international criticism.

Israel said the 10 apartment buildings, most of them still under construction, had been built illegally and posed a security risk to Israeli armed forces operating along the barrier that runs through the occupied West Bank.

U.N. officials, who had called on Israel to halt the demolition plans, said 17 Palestinians faced displacement.

Bulldozers accompanied by hundreds of Israeli police and soldiers moved into Sur Baher, a Palestinian village on the edge of East Jerusalem in an area that Israel captured and occupied, along with the West Bank, in the 1967 Middle East War.

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Cops shoot, injure Palestinian man who tries to stab them in Hadera
[IsraelTimes] Police identify suspect as 21-year-old from West Bank; no other injuries reported.

Police officers shot and injured a 21-year-old Paleostinian man who tried to stab them overnight Monday-Tuesday in the city of Hadera.

The officers noticed the man behaving suspiciously and asked him to identify himself, at which point he pulled out a knife and attempted to attack them, police said in a statement.

One of the officers responded by shooting the suspect in the lower body. Police sappers then searched him for bombs before turning him over to medical personnel for treatment.

Police did not report any other injuries in the incident. Channel 13 news said the suspect was a resident of the West Bank town of Tulkarem and in Israel illegally. He was being treated for his injuries in Hadera’s Hillel Yaffe Medical Center and was in moderate condition.

The suspect’s motives were unclear and police were investigating the incident.
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Four Palestinians reportedly shot, injured during rioting on Gaza border
[IsraelTimes] Four Paleostinians were reportedly shot by the IDF Monday during rioting on border with the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
Strip.

The Hamas, one of the armed feet of the Moslem Brüderbung millipede,-run Gaza health ministry said the maimed were shot in the eastern part of the Gaza Strip and suffered various degrees of injuries, the Kan public broadcaster reported.

The injured demonstrators were reportedly part of a "truck march" taking place on the border with tractor-trailers, with hundreds of Paleostinians calling for Israel’s blockade on the Gaza Strip to be lifted.

Israel maintains the blockade is necessary to prevent arms smuggling into the Strip.

The IDF said it responded with riot dispersal means.
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Southeast Asia
Roadside bomb injures four Thai rangers
[Bangkok Post] A Thai army officer and his three subordinates were slightly hurt on Monday in Yala province when a bomb hidden beneath the surface of a road went off, toppling their pickup truck.

Bannang Satar police said the 20-kilogram bomb in a gas cylinder was detonated when the vehicle of the rangers reached the spot where the explosion was buried. Its impact caused a big hole of two meters wide and one meter deep and sent the vehicle to land on its side.

Military spokesman Pramoto Prom-in said police and soldiers were collecting evidence to try to find the bombers.
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Police arrest ‘most wanted’ NPA leader
[CNC] A New People’s Army leader wanted for murder was nabbed in Tagum City on Friday. Police spokesman Jason Baria identified the arrested militant as Ronnie Dumasig Campaner, a commanding officer of the NPA’s Guerilla Front 2, Southern Mindanao Regional Command, and listed as a “most wanted person” by the Philippine military.

Baria said Campane, a resident of Pantukan town, Compostela Valley province, was arrested for murder, in a residence in Barangay East, Tagum City.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian opposition: Israel killed senior Hezbollah officer by Damascus
[Jpost] A senior Hezbollah official and a supporter of Bashir al-Assad's regime in Syria, Mashur Zidan, was killed on Sunday in a car explosion on the outskirts of the al-Kaliya bridge in the southwest of the Damascus suburbs, according to Syrian sources.
Good intel. Hezb needs to purge their Gulenists Juice Spies
Zidan was among those close to Samir Kuntar, who was assassinated by Israel and the blame in Syria is placed on the Mossad, who they claim was responsible for the liquidation of Zidan.

Zidan was travelling with another person when an Israeli drone fired a missile at him, according to a Syrian opposition website.
It looks like Israel is not killing just Iranians.
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#1  A senior Hezbollah official and a supporter of Bashir al-Assad's regime in Syria, Mashur Zidan

The same person? I was hoping for two.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/23/2019 7:03 Comments || Top||

#2  Laudable, but inefficient to take them out one at at a time...now where could you find a bunch of these roaches all together.....
Posted by: Mercutio || 07/23/2019 8:19 Comments || Top||


Civilian air strike death toll in northwest Syria tops 40
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