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BREAKING: More than 54 85 dead, 75 80 wounded in Sinai Bombing, shooting attack
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Afghanistan
Top Haqqani network leader among dozens killed in Wardak night operation
[Khaama Press] A top leader of the notorious Haqqani terrorist network was killed along with dozens of other holy warriors in an operation in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan.

According to the local officials, the operation was conducted in the vicinity of Nerkh district of Wardak by the Afghan Special Forces.

Provincial governor’s front man Abdul Rahman Mangsal said the Afghan forces conducted a night operation late on Tuesday night, leaving more than 20 Lions of Islam dead.

He said several commanders of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group were also among those killed in the operation.

However,
we can't all be heroes. Somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by...
another official said more than 30 Lions of Islam including a top leader of the Haqqani terrorist network Qari Qudrullah were killed.

The anti-government armed bully boy groups including the Taliban Lions of Islam have not commented regarding the report so far.

Maidan Wardak is among the relatively volatile provinces in central parts of the country, located close to capital Kabul.

The anti-government armed holy warriors are actively operating in its various districts and often carry out insurgency activities, mainly in the districts lying along the highway connecting Kabul with the southeastern and southern provinces.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [66 views] Top|| File under: Haqqani Network


Afghan forces respond to shelling from across Durand Line, officials claim
[Khaama Press] The Afghan cops have responded to the heavy shelling from across the Durand Line in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
of Afghanistan, the local officials said.

Provincial security and government officials are saying that the retaliatory move by the Afghan border police has resulted into a reduction of the shelling over the populated areas.

Kunar police chief Gen. Juma Gul Hemat said the Afghan border police forces responded to the shelling with heavy artillery fire.

He said the shelling was done by the militia forces of Pakistain and in response the Afghan forces fired artillery shells on the compound of the Pakistain militias, apparently incurring casualties.

Provincial governor wahidullah Kalimzai also confirmed the retaliatory move by the Afghan border police and said the shelling from the across the line has halted for the moment.

This comes as the commander of the US forces in Afghanistan General John Nicholson who is also the commander of the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Originally it was a mutual defense pact directed against an expansionist Soviet Union. In later years it evolved into a mechanism for picking the American pocket while criticizing the cut of the American pants...
-led Resolute Support Mission in reaction to the latest shelling by the Pak military had earlier said that the Pak military should share the information regarding the terror groups rather than opting to cross-border shelling.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [54 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


ISIS suffer casualties in latest US drone strikes in Nangarhar
[Khaama Press] Several bully boyz loyal to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot, ISIS Khorasan, were killed in the latest Arclight airstrikes conducted by the US forces based in Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan military in the East said the latest Arclight airstrikes were carried out in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province.

The Silab Corps officials are saying that the hideouts of the terror group were targeted by unmanned aerial vehicles in Payin area of the district.

The officials further added at least ten ISIS bully boyz were killed in the Arclight airstrikes but no casualties were incurred to the local residents or security personnel.

The anti-government armed Lion of Islam groups including the ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the report so far.

This comes as at least twenty bully boyz of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group and loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed or maimed during the operations in this province earlier this week.

The 201st Silab Corps in the East said the bully boyz were killed or maimed in three different districts in the past 24 hours.

The Silab Corps officials said at least 13 ISIS bully boyz and 3 Taliban snuffies were killed during the Arclight airstrikes in Khogyani and Achin districts.

The officials further added that a local leader of the ISIS forces of Evil identified as Saqib was also among those killed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Explosion rocks Jalalabad city in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama Press] An kaboom rocked the Jalalabad city, the quiet provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

A security official confirmed that a jacket wallah detonated his explosives close to the residence of a security official.

The official further added that the information received by him shows that 6 people were killed and 8 others were maimed in the attack.

However,
some people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them...
the provincial public health officials are saying that the dead bodies of at least eight people have been shifted to the hospital so far along with 15 others who have sustained injuries.

Eyewitnesses in the area earlier had said that the blast was triggered by a suicide kaboom and there are fears that several people are either maimed or killed.

No individual or group has so far grabbed credit behind the incident.

Nangarhar is among the relatively calm provinces in East of Afghanistan although terrorist related incidents often take place in some of its districts including the quiet provincial capital Jalalabad city.

The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
turbans and ISIS loyalists are active in some of the remote districts of the province from where they attempt to carry out terrorist related activities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [54 views] Top|| File under: Haqqani Network


15 ISIS militants beheaded by own comrades in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama Press] At least fifteen snuffies affiliated with the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot, ISIS Khorsan, had their heads chopped off by their own comrades in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

According to the local officials, the incident took place recently in the restive Achin district.

The provincial government media office in a statement the incident took place in Surkhab Bazar area of Mamand Dara in Achin.

The statement further added that the ISIS fighters beheaded their 15 comrades after an infighting erupted among them due to unknown reasons.

According to the provincial government, the beheading of the fifteen men has resulted into a major crack among the ISIS ranks in this province and there are fears more violence and infighting among the group.

The anti-government armed murderous Moslem groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

Nangarhar is among the relatively calm provinces however the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and ISIS snuffies have increased their insurgency activities in some its remote parts during the recent years.

Numerous incidents of infighting have been reported from this province among the Taliban and ISIS snuffies but this is the first time an infighting has been reported among the own ranks of ISIS.

This comes as several snuffies loyal to the terror group were killed in the latest Arclight airstrikes conducted by the US forces based in Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan military in the East said the latest Arclight airstrikes were carried out in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar province.

The Silab Corps officials are saying that the hideouts of the terror group were targeted by unmanned aerial vehicles in Payin area of the district.

The officials further added at least ten ISIS snuffies were killed in the Arclight airstrikes but no casualties were incurred to the local residents or security personnel.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [96 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  "The statement further added that the ISIS fighters beheaded their 15 comrades after an infighting erupted among them due to unknown reasons to build morale".
Posted by: Frank G || 11/24/2017 9:24 Comments || Top||

#2  "The beheadings will continue until morale improves!"
Posted by: Herb McCoy7309 || 11/24/2017 13:28 Comments || Top||

#3  Poss shortage of hats?
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/24/2017 17:39 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Al Shabaab Raids Somali Army Bases Near Kenyan Border
[RadioShabelle] Heavily armed Al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
forces of Evil have launched an overnight attack on military bases belonging to Somali government forces and their allied KDF troops near Kenyan border.

The raid took place on the outskirts of Dhoobley town in Lower Jubba region.

The assault has led to hours-long gunbattle between the two warring sides who exchanged heavy and small weaponry during the confrontation, according to the locals.

Al-Shabaab has claimed victory over the attack on the military camps, though it did not confirm the casualties on its side and as well as the allied forces.

The situation in the area has returned to normal on Thursday morning following the fighting and the Somali military forces remained in control after repelling the attack.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [54 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Kenyan Shabaab Leader Flees After Fallout
[RadioShabelle] A Kenyan who rose through al-Shabaab
... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia...
ranks to become the poster boy for the terrorist organization is on the run after falling out with other commanders who want him executed.

Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi, who appeared in numerous al-Shabaab propaganda videos taunting Kenyan troops fighting in Somalia, the group’s stronghold, is now seeking to surrender to Kenyan forces and get amnesty, the Nation has learnt.

Until the row, he was close to the current al-Shabaab supremo Ahmed Diriye and Mahad Karate, also known as Abdirahim Mohammed Warsame, who commanded Shabaab’s Amniyat, its intelligence wing, when button men stormed Garissa University College and killed 147 students in April 2015.

In the video clips, which are unavailable after they were pulled down by YouTube, Iman says the killings were carried out to avenge the killing of radical Moslem holy mans.

In those videos, he named the holy mans as Aboud Rogo, Samir Khan and Sheikh Abubakar Shariff alias Makaburi.

International security sources operating in Somalia told the Nation that Iman has been the head of a group of imported muscle who together with him, are now on the run from the main group loyal to Diriye and Karate.

A number of Kenyans and other foreigners who joined al-Shabaab snuffies in Somalia have since been captured and executed.

On November 6, a 25-year-old Kenyan from Garissa was among four people who were publicly executed by the snuffies in Somalia.

Omar Adar Omar was killed by firing squad on accusations of spying for the Africa Union Mission in Somalia, which comprises the Kenya Defence Forces.

The fall-out is further complicated after the emergence of a faction that has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
in Syria, while Diriye’s group maintains its formal partnership with al-Qaeda in Afghanistan.

The Nation has further learnt that Iman, in a bid to escape from Somalia, has evaded several dragnets to capture him.

Al-Shabaab is well known for executing bully boyz within its own ranks whenever there is a fallout.

The latest developments are a repeat of what happened to Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, who was killed in a set up laid by Godane Ahmed Abdi Godane alias Mukhtar Abu Zubeyr, who was Diriye’s predecessor.

Godane was later killed in a joint operation by US and KDF in Somalia.

Besides assuming the role of commander of imported muscle in Somalia, Iman also has a great influence in Jaish Ayman, another al-Shabaab faction operating in Boni Forest which spreads across the Kenya-Somalia border in Lamu County.

Furthermore, Iman is also said to be getting foreign funding directly, further angering indigenous Somali commanders, the sources also said.

A 2016 security report published by the Nation, revealed that Iman and accomplices in Nairobi collected millions of shillings every year by renting shops and kiosks in Umoja and Majengo, and the money is smuggled to Somalia to fund terrorism activities.

In one al-Shabaab propaganda video, he was seen clad in KDF uniform, holding a walkie-talkie and an M-16 rifle, which he claimed was one of the arms looted from El-Adde Forward Operating Base, which was overran by the snuffies in January 2016.

Besides Kenya, whose soldiers are operating in southern Somalia, al-Shabaab is also being fought by the US and other countries in Amisom, including Æthiopia, Uganda, Burundi and Djibouti.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [76 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

#1  Ahmed Iman alias Kimanthi, who appeared in numerous al-Shabaab propaganda videos taunting Kenyan troops fighting in Somalia, the group’s stronghold, is now seeking to surrender to Kenyan forces and get amnesty, the Nation has learnt.


Hahahahahaha No
Posted by: Frank G || 11/24/2017 9:26 Comments || Top||

#2  #1 What about some Mau-Mau treatment?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/24/2017 9:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Give Elvira the Contract.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/24/2017 16:07 Comments || Top||


Somali Govt Troops Targeted In IED Blast In Mogadishu
[RadioShabelle] A roadside kaboom kaboom in Mogadishu has left at least one Somali soldier dead on Wednesday, witnesses said.

The troops were targeted with an improvised bomb (IED) during a security patrol near Tarabunka junction in the capital’s Hodon district.

Several other soldiers were reported to have been maimed in the IED blast and admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment, according to the area security officials.

Al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
has grabbed credit for the landmine kaboom through a statement posted on its affiliated online sites, saying at least three soldiers died in the attack.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [53 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


US Says Somalia Airstrike Killed More Than 100 Al Shabaab Members
[RadioShabelle] U.S. forces on Tuesday conducted an Arclight airstrike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab
... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia...
camp, killing more than 100 bad boys, U.S. Africa Command (Africom) said in a statement.

In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, the strike happened at 10:30 a.m. local time about 125 miles northwest of Mogadishu, the country’s capital.

"Al-Shabaab has pledged allegiance to al Qaeda and is dedicated to providing safe haven for terrorist attacks throughout the world," Africom said in a statement that has been used in the past as the United States ramps up Arclight airstrikes in the country.

"Al-Shabaab has publicly committed to planning and conducting attacks against the U.S. and our partners in the region."

The U.S. military has roughly 500 troops in Somalia, double the number of forces from a year ago. The United States also has two new military headquarters in Mogadishu.

New authorities granted to the commanders by President Trump in March has given Africom more authority to conduct Arclight airstrikes and raids against the al Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab. Before, they were only allowed to carry out strikes in defense of partnered forces.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

#1  "Al-Shabaab has pledged allegiance to al Qaeda and is dedicated to providing safe haven for terrorist attacks throughout the world,"

In that case, they ought to be real happy about those damned US "terrorists" version of a terrorist attack.
Posted by: gorb || 11/24/2017 1:20 Comments || Top||


Somali Army Repels Al Shabaab After Attack In Qoryoley District
[RadioShabelle] Somali government forces have remained in control of Qoryoley town in Lower Shabelle region after al-Shabaab
... the personification of Somali state failure...
faceless myrmidons stormed an army base there on Tuesday night.

The ambush has sparked a heavy clash between the faceless myrmidons and SNA troops in which an unspecified number of people died, the military said.

Local residents reported a fierce shootout flared up following Al-Shabaab raid on army barracks. The sides exchanged small and heavy weaponry that could be heard from a distance.

The fighting had ended and that the faceless myrmidons had left the town, they said.

Details of the casualties were not immediately known as the military commanders in the region have not released any statement regarding the last night attack in Qoryoley.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [51 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
BREAKING: More than 54 85 235 dead, 75 80 100+ wounded in Sinai Bombing, shooting attack
[Jpost] A combined bombing and shooting attack at a mosque in the northern Sinai on Friday has caused major casualties, according to Egyptian officials.

A state of emergency was declared across the province following the attack that came as worshipers were conducting their Friday prayers at the Al Rawdah mosque in Bir al-Abed, west of Arish city.

At least 54 were killed and 75 were wounded in the attack, according to a health ministry spokesman.

Egyptian defense officials said the attack began with explosions and then assailants began firing with machine guns into the mosque.

Witnesses said militants entered the mosque, shot the worshipers, lit a vehicle outside the mosque on fire, and then proceeded to close the area to prevent rescue forces from operating.

The Sinai Peninsula has been the arena for increasing violence between the Egyptian military and jihadi militants loyal to ISIS.

In the past, military or police checkpoints and convoys were the preferred tactic.
Update from Al Ahram at 7:55 a.m. ET:
Eighty-five dead, 80 injured.

According to eyewitnesses who spoke to Al-Ahram’s Arabic website, the gunmen fired heavily on worshippers after IEDs were detonated at the mosque.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/24/2017 07:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [297 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)

#1  Allan will be pleased
Posted by: Frank G || 11/24/2017 8:46 Comments || Top||

#2  over 150 dead as of last update

location is about 25 miles west of Gaza border

could be an old ISIS affiliate with a new name and new weapons
Posted by: lord garth || 11/24/2017 8:51 Comments || Top||

#3  but they were just Sufis, not "real Muslims"
Posted by: Frank G || 11/24/2017 9:00 Comments || Top||

#4  up to 190 dead - latest

also, earlier this week the Gaza border station at Rafah was opened for several hours -- could be that the operation was planning in Gaza

also, the terrorists used 4 off road vehicles in the attack
Posted by: lord garth || 11/24/2017 9:10 Comments || Top||

#5  200
Posted by: Frank G || 11/24/2017 10:11 Comments || Top||

#6  Asymmetric?
The Thanksgiving Parade was a protected soft target.
Friday prayers in Egypt not at all and easier to get to.
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/24/2017 10:11 Comments || Top||

#7  In its fifth update to the link above, Al Ahram says at least 235 died, 109 injured.

I thought the Gaza crossing was to be open for two days, as is customary, but I could be wrong. At the time we predicted trouble — it’s a sure bet.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 10:32 Comments || Top||

#8  Going to take more than candles and flowers to rid this world of this plague .
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 11/24/2017 10:57 Comments || Top||

#9  So what part of this killing fellow moslems is supposed to get you that ticket to paradise?
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 11/24/2017 12:14 Comments || Top||


#11  Awe, shucks...no need for the "Mr. Frank". It's just Frank G :-)

oh, wait
Posted by: Frank G || 11/24/2017 13:39 Comments || Top||

#12  killing heretics may not get you in to muslim instant heaven but it does help

Q 33:21 states that Mohammud is an excellent example and other Quranic verses support that

put that together with the story told by ibn kathir in his commentary (tafsir) that Mohammud ordered the mosque of Masjid al dirar to be burned because they were heretics or apostates or something similar - so from that point of view, this terrorist act is an act of piety
Posted by: lord garth || 11/24/2017 13:58 Comments || Top||

#13  Salafists still at work?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/24/2017 14:24 Comments || Top||

#14  Orthodox attitude towards Sufis
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 11/24/2017 15:05 Comments || Top||

#15  Yes sir F, glass raised to you. Always an honor.
Posted by: Woodrow || 11/24/2017 15:23 Comments || Top||

#16  The sufis not muslim enough?
Posted by: JohnQC || 11/24/2017 15:37 Comments || Top||

#17  Gaza crossing is closed after this.
Posted by: newc || 11/24/2017 15:46 Comments || Top||

#18  More properly, Commodore Frank Leader of Turbans.
Posted by: Shipman || 11/24/2017 16:11 Comments || Top||

#19  So there are moderate Muslims.
It's just that the normal Muslims keep murdering them.
Posted by: Flinetch Angavimble7487 || 11/24/2017 18:28 Comments || Top||


Interpol arrests 40 human traffickers after Libya slave auction
[PRESSTV] At least 40 people have been detained during a swoop on human trafficking across West Africa, after a video surfaced showing refugees apparently being sold at auction in Libya.

In a statement on Thursday, Interpol said those incarcerated
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
face prosecution for offences including human trafficking, forced labor and child exploitation.

"They are accused of forcing victims to engage in activities ranging from begging to prostitution, with little to no regard for working conditions or human life," the statement read.

Interpol also noted that some 500 people, including 236 minors, had been rescued in simultaneous operations across Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal
... a nation of about 14 million on the west coast of Africa bordering Mauretania to the north, Mali to the east, and a pair of Guineas to the south, one of them Bissau. It is 90 percent Mohammedan and has more than 80 political parties. Its primary purpose seems to be absorbing refugees...
"The results of this operation underline the challenge faced by law enforcement and all stakeholders in addressing human trafficking in the Sahel region
... North Africa's answer to the Pak tribal areas...
," the operation's coordinator Innocentia Apovo said.

The Interpol-led action comes amid global outcry sparked by footage of Africans being sold as slaves in Libya. CNN last week aired footage of a live auction in Libya where black men were being sold for as little as $400 to North African buyers as farmhands.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has recently said that the reported auctions of African refugees in Libya as slaves amounts to "crimes against humanity."
Posted by: Fred || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Sell them as legal slaves.
Posted by: gorb || 11/24/2017 1:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Encumber them with life long student loan debts! Indenture them to the state!

[Cause we certainly are not going to swoop upon college campuses and arrest the deans and administrators who exploited all this for their gain and livelihood]
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/24/2017 4:43 Comments || Top||


Egypt's air forces thwart weapons' infiltration attempt on western borders
[AlAhram] Egypt's air forces foiled an infiltration attempt aimed at smuggling weapons through the western borders, a statement issued by the army spokesperson on Wednesday read.

Armed Forces Spokesman Colonel Tamer El-Refaie said the country's air forces, acting on intel, targeted and destroyed ten 4x4 wheelers carrying ammunition, weapons, and other smuggled substances before entry to the country.

"This comes as the armed forces continue to exert efforts to establish strategic control on the country's borders to stop any attempt of smuggling or infiltration," the statement read.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [53 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)


Egypt police kill 3 Islamists in shootout
[IsraelTimes] Egyptian police potted three alleged Islamist faceless myrmidons in a shootout and incarcerated
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
nine belonging to the Lewaa al-Thawra
...The Revolution Brigade, which along with Hasm (Decisiveness or Determination) is one of the fighting arms of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, established to fight back against the overthrow of President Morsi...
group that assassinated an army general last year, the country’s Interior Ministry says.

Lewaa al-Thawra surfaced in 2016 to claim several attacks in Cairo, including the liquidation of an army brigadier general outside his suburban home in October.

Police have accused the blacklisted Moslem Brüderbund movement of ousted president Mohammed Morsi of directing the group.

The interior ministry says police carried out raids against members of the group in the provinces of Cairo, Giza, Beheira, and Kafr el-Sheikh.

In one of the raids in Beheira on a hideout used to make bombs the suspects opened fire as police approached, triggering a shootout in which three "Brotherhood terrorist elements" were killed, the ministry says.

It does not say when the raids occurred.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [49 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Britain
FALSE ALARM: Hundreds evacuated from Oxford Circus 'as gunshots are fired' and armed police surround tube station while shoppers are locked in stores
Hundreds have been evacuated from Oxford Circus tube station amid reports of gunshots.

Armed police have arrived on scene after a gunman was reported to have fired shots.

The area is in lockdown and comes on one of the busiest shopping days of the year and pedestrians are being asked to inside buildings as police flood the area.

Greg Bird told MailOnline he was sat outside a coffee shop near Oxford Circus station when he saw ‘about 50 people sprinting around the corner and screaming’.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/24/2017 12:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [108 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Police in London say responding to incident as "terrorist related"
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/24/2017 12:31 Comments || Top||

#2  Metro says gunshots fired in Selfridges

Selfridges is a posh department store.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/24/2017 12:33 Comments || Top||

#3  No suspects, no shots, no casualties
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/24/2017 12:58 Comments || Top||


Caribbean-Latin America
Jihadists ‘Are Teaming Up with Violent Drug Lords' in Latin America
[Breitbart] Hezbollah and other Islamic terrorist groups are joining forces with "violent drug lords" in Latin America to raise money to fund their nefarious activities, posing a "grave threat" to U.S. national security, warned Rep. Robert Pittenger (R-NC) during an international forum on the nexus between drug cartels and Islamic extremists.

"Hezbollah is partnering with Latin American drug lords to raise money for terrorist activity. This includes participation in drug trafficking, gun running, and trade-based money laundering," declared the North Carolina Republican before traveling to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to lead the ninth Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum on Tuesday. "The combination of radical Islamic terrorists and violent drug lords is a serious threat to national security."

The U.S. State Department and the American military have conceded that Shiite Hezbollah militants and to a lesser extent Sunni Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) jihadists maintain a presence in Latin America.

As chief of U.S. Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) in charge of American military operations in most of Latin America and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary, retired Gen. John Kelly highlighted the ongoing threat against the United States posed by the relationship between drug cartels and Islamic terrorist groups.
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#1  This is very old news that is buried and re buried by the "immigration" apologists in the media.

I can remember posts on here going back YEARS about weapons, drugs and personnel transport cooperation between the jihadists and the cartels.

All the more reason for travel and visa bans and a very high wall...
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 11/24/2017 12:12 Comments || Top||

#2  I also suppose there are some interventionist folks here.
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/24/2017 17:38 Comments || Top||


Europe
Trio Suspected of Providing Weapons to Charlie Hebdo Attackers Arrested
[Breitbart] Two men and one woman were jugged
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
by French authorities Monday, suspected of providing weapons to the Islamist murderous Moslems who attacked the offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo
...A lefty French satirical magazine, home of what may well be the majority if the active testicles left in Europe...
in 2015.

Two of the arrests took place in Haute-Marne and in the Ardennes on Monday and another on Tuesday. A 28-year-old woman along with two men, one aged 46, were taken into custody as French Sherlocks suspect they may have had a role in procuring weapons for the terror attackers L’Express reports.

The arrests are just the latest in a series of arrests related to the terror attack in which Islamist brothers Sherif and Said Kouachi bumped off twelve people including two coppers and eight employees of Charlie Hebdo. Some of the arrests were also linked to the Kosher supermarket terror attack committed by Amédy Coulibaly who killed four Jewish men.

A total of thirteen individuals have been arrested in connection with both of the attacks including many who are believed to have provided logistical support to Amédy Coulibaly.

Despite the attacks occurring two and a half years ago, authorities have yet to determine where the murderous Moslems obtained their automatic weaponry. While they have attempted to crack into encrypted messaging applications, so far police have had trouble coming up with any concrete leads.

Military-grade weapons have been found on several occasions in La Belle France in recent months in various raids relating to drugs and organised crime. Last week police arrested four men in the regions of Eure-et-Loir, Eure and Yvelines after locating a massive weapons arsenal that included loaded anti-tank rocket launchers, automatic rifles and other military-style weapons.

While the raids that have turned up such weapons have been primarily linked to drug rings, other countries have noticed an overlap between narco gangs and radical Islamists.

In Germany, authorities arrested nine Syrian asylum seekers in July who were not only linked to radical Islamism but were part of the illegal narcotics scene as well.

Berlin Christmas Market terror attacker Anis Amri was also suspected of dealing drugs. Many have criticised Berlin police for not using the opportunity to deport the failed Tunisian asylum seeker before he committed the terror attack as they discovered his drug dealing a full month prior.
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Pakistan releases US-wanted militant suspect on court order
[AP] LAHORE, Pakistan ‐ Pakistani authorities acting on a court order released a U.S.-wanted militant Friday who allegedly founded a banned group linked to the 2008 Mumbai, India attack that killed 168 people, his spokesman and officials said.

Hafiz Saeed, who has been designated a terrorist by the U.S. Justice Department and has a $10 million bounty on his head, was released before dawn after the court this week ended his detention in the eastern city of Lahore.

The move outraged Indian authorities, but Saeed’s spokesman Yahya Mujahid confirmed his release, calling it a "victory of truth."

"Hafiz Saeed was under house arrest on baseless allegations and jail officials came to his home last night and told him that he is now free," he said.

Saeed ran the Jamaat-ud-Dawa organization, widely believed to be a front for the Lashkar-e-Taiba militant group, which India believes was behind the deadly attack in Mumbai.

Pakistan has been detaining and freeing Saeed off and on since the attack and he and four of his aides were put under house arrest in Lahore in January. His release came after a three-judge panel dismissed the government’s plea to continue his house arrest, which ended Thursday. His aides had been released earlier.
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#1  So he's freed. With a $10M bounty on him. Take him out
Posted by: Frank G || 11/24/2017 7:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Idiots. President Trump told them to stop, and they’re spitting in his face. They choose to ignore that he’s not one of your conventional presidents.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/24/2017 10:34 Comments || Top||

#3  I hope that our Joint Chiefs have a plan on the shelf to seize or destroy-in-place the Paks' nukes. At some point, richey-rich Mullahs in Iran will meet the Paks' price for one, if they haven't already. That bomb will get New York.
Posted by: Rivrdog || 11/24/2017 14:01 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
5 Palestinians arrested on suspicion of throwing improvised explosive devices at cars passing through Tunnels Road
[Ynet] Security forces incarcerated
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
five members of a terror group responsible for lobbing improvised bombs at the Tunnels Road leading to Jerusalem from the direction of the Beit Jala village.

The incidents did not wound anyone or cause any material damage.

The five members were arrested at Beit Rimon and the Deheishe and Alaza refugee camps. They confessed to throwing the charges under interrogation and the IDF Spokesperson's Unit said they will be indicted.
The Times of Israel adds:
The army also confiscated vehicles used by the perpetrators to commit the offenses.
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Southeast Asia
Bangladesh, Myanmar to Start Rohingya Return in Two Months
[AnNahar] Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to start repatriating Rohingya refugees in two months, the Dhaka government announced on Thursday.

"The return shall commence within two months," said Bangladesh in a statement issued after talks between its Foreign Minister A.H. Mahmood Ali and Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw
...generally translated as royal capital, seat of the king or abode of kings because the general in charge had a massive ego. It was founded in 2002 because Rangoon was worn out. Traditionally, Naypyidaw was used as a suffix to the names of royal capitals, such as Mandalay, which was called Yadanabon Naypyidaw in Burmese...
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