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Afghanistan
Afghan govt under pressure as Taliban threaten new district
[DAWN] Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
fighters closed in on another district in Afghanistan on Sunday as officials sought to reassure an increasingly angry public that security would improve.

On Sunday, the holy warriors were besieging the governor’s compound in Ajrestan district in Ghazni, south of the capital Kabul, although officials said reinforcements had arrived and were relieving police defending the town.

The fighting in Ghazni, which has long had a heavy Taliban presence, follows several days of fighting in Farah province, on the other side of Afghanistan on the border with Iran where the holy warriors came close to overrunning the bustling provincial capital.

General John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan visited Farah on Saturday with the ministers of the interior and defence and the head of the NDS intelligence service.

"Farah did not fall and Farah will never fall," he said, calling on the Taliban to accept President Ashraf Ghani
...former chancellor of Kabul University, now president of Afghanistan. Before returning to Afghanistan in 2002 he was a scholar of political science and anthropology. He worked at the World Bank working on international development assistance. As Finance Minister of Afghanistan between July 2002 and December 2004, he led Afghanistan's attempted economic recovery until the Karzais stole all the money. ..
’s offer of peace talks. "We will stay with you until we bring this war to a peaceful conclusion," he said.

He met local officials in the governor’s compound and heard a bitter litany of complaints about the failure of the government to protect the city and the province, where the Taliban control many areas.

"If you want to make Farah better, then please, you should help before there’s an incident," said Belqis Roshan, a former senator. "We have 10 districts, and apart from the centres, they’re under Taliban rule," she said.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [59 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Pakistanis among 3 held in Kabul, Ammonium Nitrate, C4 explosives seized
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least three suspects including two Pak nationals were tossed in the slammer
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
during a patrol of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in capital Kabul.

The 111 Division of the Afghan National Army in a statement said the suspects were held from Hot Khel district of Kabul during an operation of the Quick Reaction Forces of the 6th Kandak, 2nd Brigade, 111th Division of the Afghan National Army Forces.

The statement further adds that one of the suspects is the original resident of Surkh Rod 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..
while two others are the residents of Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
city of Pakistain.

According to the 111th Division, the Afghan forces have also discovered two kilograms of Ammonium Nitrate and C4 potent explosives from the detained individuals.

The Afghan armed forces have also confiscated 177,790 Afghans, 1230 Pak Rupees, 5 mobile sets, 2 Pak passports, 6 SIM Cards, and other type of explosives, the statement added.

According to the 111th division of the Afghan National Army, the detained individuals are in jug of the security forces for further investigations.

This comes as the anti-government armed holy warriors are attempting to carry out large scale attacks in Kabul city and other key cities and provinces of the country during the recent months.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [54 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban leader Mullah Din Mohammad and comrades killed in Farah airstrike
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A key Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
local group leader Mullah Din Mohammad and his lovers comrades were killed in an Arclight airstrike in western Farah province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Mullah Din Mohammad was killed in an airstrike conducted in Posht Rod district of Farah province.

The source further added that a total of four faceless myrmidons including Mullah Din Mohammad and his three comrades were killed in the airstrikes.

Farah is among the relatively volatile provinces in West of Afghanistan where the anti-government armed bad boy groups are active in some of its remote districts.

Hundreds of Taliban bandidos hard boys launched a coordinated attack on Farah city the bustling provincial capital of Farah in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The Afghan national defense and security forces responded to the attack by launching air and ground operations that lasted until early hours of Wednesday morning.

The Afghan officials said Wednesday that the city has been cleared of the Talibs although they did not rule out the presence of the Talibs in some parts of the city as well its outskirts.

The local residents in Farah said late on Wednesday night that fresh festivities resumed after some Taliban bandidos hard boys launched coordinated attacks on Farah prison and other government compounds.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [68 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


5 de-miners clearing TAPI project route killed in Kandahar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least five de-miners who were clearing the path for the TAPI gas pipeline project were killed in turbans attaack in southern Kandahar province.

According to the local officials, the incident took place earlier today in the vicinity of Maiwand district.

The provincial governor’s front man confirmed that five de-miners working in TAPI field were killed and another one was kidnapped by the krazed killers.

In the meantime, provincial police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq, said the de-miners belonged to AMDC company and were killed while clearing the TAPI gas pipeline route in Malang Kariz area.

Gen. Raziq further added that one of the de-miners has been kidnapped by the turbans following the attack.

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

Kandahar is among the relatively volatile provinces in southern Afghanistan where the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
forces of Evil are active in some of its remote districts and often carry out terrorist related activities.

The anti-government armed turbans often carry out attacks on security forces and babus government employees in some restive districts of the province although attacks on de-miners and aid workers are not rare.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [108 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  God bless them and the polio vaccination workers. Doing your job among the ungrateful.....
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 05/22/2018 1:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Died trying to save little kids and innocent civilians.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/22/2018 3:07 Comments || Top||

#3  and Bunnies.
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/22/2018 15:37 Comments || Top||


16 militants killed in Afghan-US operations in Paktika and Ghazni
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least sixteen Lions of Islam were killed during separate operations conducted in southeastern Ghazni and Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
provinces.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast said the Afghan forces conducted operations in Andar district of Ghazni province leaving at least four Lions of Islam dead and three others maimed.

The source further added that the US forces conducted Arclight airstrikes in Chaharbaran district of Paktika province leaving at least sixteen Lions of Islam dead.

According to Thunder Corps, a vehicle and three cycle of violences belonging to the Lions of Islam were also destroyed during the airstrikes.

In the meantime, the Thunder Corps said the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team of the Afghan armed forces also discovered and defused two improvised bombs in Ghazni province.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [54 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Wanted Al Shabaab Facilitator Arrested In Kenya
[RADIOSHABELLE] Francis Macharia Karishu, a suspect believed to be facilitating al-Shabaab
... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia...
activities has been tossed in the slammer
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
Macharia was arrested on Sunday evening in Kayole and handed over to the anti-terrorism police unit.

The arrest comes just two days after police placed an Sh1 million bounty on his head.

Security agencies have warned members of the public that the terror group is planning to carry out attacks during this month of Ramadhan.

Police are also looking for another "armed and dangerous" suspect from Kitui.

Two weeks ago, front man Charles Owino said Anthony Munyasya alias Abdalla is a "highly trained" al-Shabaab operative who has been fighting for the Lions of Islam in Somalia since 2014.

"He was recently deployed to the country as part of operatives who were to conduct an attack in Nairobi in February," he said.

The Spokesman added that Abdalla is a close associate of Abdimajit Hassan, a man facing terror charges.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [52 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Arabia
Bahrain upholds death sentences against two activists, nine others see their citizenship revoked
[PRESSTV] Bahrain has upheld death sentences against two activists as the ruling Al Khalifah regime intensifies its crackdown against political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.

The defendants, Ahmad al-Abbar and Hussein Mahdi, were sentenced to death by the Bahrain Criminal Court after they made forced confessions, according to the Manama Post website. Their charges were not immediately known.

Another Bahraini court also sentenced nine citizens to jail and revoked their citizenship.

Separately, a court in the capital Manama on Sunday also sentenced 20 activists to prison sentences ranging from 3 to 15 years after they were convicted on "terrorism" charges.

This came days after a Bahrain court on Tuesday revoked the citizenship of 115 people at a mass terrorism trial.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [56 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Yemen's retaliatory missile attack targets Saudi airport
[PRESSTV] Yemen’s popular 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 ...
Ansarullah movement has fired a ballistic missile at an airport in southwest Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
in retaliation for fresh Arclight airstrikes by the kingdom.

Yemen’s al-Masirah television network said on Monday that the Houthis had fired a Badr-1 ballistic missile at Jizan's airport which successfully hit the target.

A Saudi television report said the country’s air defense systems had intercepted and destroyed the projectile.

The Houthis have fired a salvo of missiles at Saudi Arabia in recent months, including the capital Riyadh, while the kingdom launched thousands of airstrikes on Yemen, killing hundreds of civilians at hospitals, schools and markets.

Riyadh frequently reports intercepting missiles fired from Yemen, but various reports have pointed out that US-made Patriot interceptors were repeatedly failing against the counterattacks.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [57 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


The Grand Turk
Turkey hands life sentences to 104 suspects over 2016 coup attempt
[PRESSTV] A court in western The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
has handed down life sentences to 104 people convicted of involvement in a coup attempt two years ago.

The court in the city of Izmir issued the rulings on Monday, saying the former military personnel had been "attempting to overthrow the constitutional order."

The life sentences were of the "aggravated" nature, which Turkey uses instead of the death penalty
and carries harsher conditions than normal life sentences.

Among those sentenced to life were lieutenant general Hasan Huseyin Demirarslan, who served as former air force chief of staff, and major general Memduh Hakbilen, ex-Aegean army command chief of staff.

The suspects are believed to have played a key role in the July 15, 2016 coup attempt against President Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
... Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey...
. The coup, which left more than 260 people killed, including 24 coup plotters, triggered a large-scale crackdown in Turkey, with over 200,000 either nabbed
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
or discharged from their jobs over their role in the coup.

In its Monday rulings, the court in Izmir also issued 20-year jail sentences for 21 other suspects for "assisting the liquidation of the president" as well as sentences between seven years and six months and 10 years and six months for 31 suspects for being a member of an armed terror group.

Erdogan said after the botched putsch that he had been the target of a terror plot when he was on holiday in the Aegean resort of Marmaris with his family on the eve of the coup attempt.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [55 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


India-Pakistan
‘Afghan-based group carried out attacks in Punjab’
[DAWN] RAW
... India's Research and Analysis Wing, Pakistain's equivalent of the Boogie Man...
ALPINDI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) has claimed that the four terrorist attacks in Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

last year were carried out by Jamatul Ahrar (JuA), a faction of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban
...Arabic for students...
(TTP) which was operating from Afghanistan.

It said all controllers of the attackers had been placed in durance vile
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
. Mohammad Tahir Rai, additional inspector general CTD, said except the four terrorist attacks the security situation in the province remained satisfactory in 2017.

He stated this while briefing participants of a meeting of National Counter-Terrorism Authority (Nacta).

The meeting was attended by the interior minister, police high-ups and representatives of intelligence agencies.

The official said handlers of those who carried out the four terrorist attacks had been arrested by law enforcement agencies.

Among those killed in the fourth suicide kaboom in Lahore on July 13, 2017, were six coppers, including Zahir Gondal, the SSP operations, and Ahmed Mobin, the DIG traffic.

At least 26 people were killed and over 50 injured in the attack.

The CTD official said radicalisation of the youth through the social media by terror groups was posing a security threat to Punjab.

He suggested establishing social media monitoring mechanisms at Nacta for countering the terrorists’ narrative. He also stressed the need to form a body at the federal government level to deal with transnational and inter-provincial terrorism.

Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [60 views] Top|| File under: Jamaat ul-Ahrar


Iraq
Iraqi court sentences two terrorists to death by hanging for joining IS
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) ‐ A criminal court in Iraq has sentenced two bully boyz to death by hanging for joining 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....
, a judicial front man said.

The Wasit criminal court issued the ruling "after the pair admitted belonging to Islamic State," Abdul-Sattar al-Birqdar, the front man for the Supreme Judicial Council, told Alghad Press Monday.

"One of the bully boyz was behind a boom-mobile blast in Wasit governorate in August 2011 that left scores of innocent civilians dead, while the other was involved in several terrorist attacks in Taj al-Din area in the governorate," the front man noted.

Al-Birqdar added that another terrorist was sentenced to life in jail over collaborating with the Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
Iraqi courts have sentenced tens of Islamic State members, including a big number of female members, to death over joining the holy warrior group.

The exact number of detained faceless myrmidons is still unknown, however, it’s estimated to be at thousands. It’s also unclear how many members are likely to face death sentences.

Moreover, the Iraqi government did not provide estimates about number of the foreign detained faceless myrmidons or those who have Arab or Iraqi origins.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  It’s also unclear how many members are likely to face death sentences.

Weren't they willing to die for the movement when they joined? Now's their time!
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/22/2018 4:41 Comments || Top||

#2  We all face a death sentence eventually. Expedite theirs
Posted by: Frank G || 05/22/2018 7:35 Comments || Top||


Anbar Antics: 4 coppers kaboomed at border, big turban cop tied up
Four Iraqi policemen killed, injured in bomb blast near Syrian borders

Anbar (Iraqinews.com) – Four Iraqi policeman were killed and injured in a bomb blast near Iraqi-Syrian borders, a security source said on Monday.

“An explosive charge planted by Islamic State on the side of a road in Al-Qa’im district near the Syrian borders went off while a police vehicle was patrolling the area, leaving a policeman killed and three others injured,” the source told Knooz Media.

“All the injured were moved to a nearby hospital for treatment, while the dead policeman was carried to the forensic medicine department,” according to the source.

“A security force cordoned off the blast site and prevented passers-by from approaching,” added the source.

Islamic State’s police chief arrested, west of Anbar: Source

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi security troops have arrested Islamic State’s police chief in an ambush, west of Anbar, a security source from the province was quoted saying on Monday.

Speaking to Almaalomah website, the source said “security troops set up an ambush after information located the prominent leader Abu Fatma al-Muhajir, who was in charge of the Islamic police within the group in Hit town.”

The troops, according to the source, “set up the ambush for Muhajir, who was trying to escape toward Qaim town, on borders with Syria. He was then arrested.”

The militant “was hiding at desert regions and valleys,” he added. “He was transferred under tight measures to a security cell for investigation.”
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Rockets to go and careful , Issis , Ruse A Velt Style !!
Posted by: yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy || 05/22/2018 3:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Rockets to go and careful , Issis , Ruse A Velt Style !!
Posted by: tttt || 05/22/2018 3:14 Comments || Top||


Mosul Clearance Continues: 13 turbans tied up, 3 paramilitary casualties in turban attack
Iraq declares capture of 13 Islamic State militants in Mosul

Nineveh (Iraqinews.com) – Up to 13 Islamic State (IS) militants were arrested Monday in their former stronghold of Mosul, a police chief was quoted as saying.

“Nineveh police arrested the 13 militants upon accurate intelligence data in al-Entisar, Judaydat al-Mufti and al-Nour districts in Mosul’s eastern side,” Baghdad Today website quoted Nineveh Police Chief Brig. Gen. Hamad Nems al-Jabouri as saying in a statement.

“The arrests were made pursuant to article 4/1 of the anti-terrorism law,” the statement read.

The arrestees were found to have pledged allegiance to Islamic State and worked for its Hisbah (vigilantism) and confiscation departments, the statement concluded.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced last July the liberation of the second largest Iraqi city of Mosul from IS militants, who had captured it in 2014.

More than 25,000 militants were killed throughout the campaign, which started in October 2016.

3 security personnel killed, injured in IS attack, northwest of Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Two security personnel were killed in an armed attack launched by Islamic State members, northwest of Mosul, a security source from Nineveh said on Monday.

Speaking to BasNews, Cap. Amir Wathiq said “Islamic State members launched an armed attack against Iblig village in Sinjar town, northwest of Mosul.

IS members, according to Wathiq, “managed to kill two personnel of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces), while the third was wounded. The militants then ran away.”

PMFs “cordoned off the region in search for the militants,” he added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Car bomb attack leaves civilian killed in Baghdad
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) ‐ An Iraqi civilian was killed Monday in a terrorist attack in northern Baghdad, the latest in a series of terrorist attacks that target Iraqi civilians and security forces on almost a daily basis, a security source was quoted as saying.

"A sticky bomb fixed into a car went off in al-Tarmia district in northern Baghdad, leaving the car’s driver killed," the source told Alghad Press.

The body was carried to the forensic medicine department, while security forces opened a probe into the incident, the source added.
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Southeast Asia
Abu Sayyaf releases another hostage in Sulu
[Xinhua] The Abu Sayyaf released on Monday a Philippine government engineer they had kidnapped three months ago, the military said Monday. Military spokesman Cirilito Sobejana said the rebels freed Enrico Nee on Monday morning in Latih, a village in Patikul town in the southern Philippine province of Sulu.

Nee was abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants in Jolo town on February 14.

Sobejana said,"He recalled that he was cornered by seven heavily armed men on board a jeep. He was brought to the mountainous part of Patikul where a bigger Abu Sayyaf formation was waiting."

Sobejana said the rebels abandoned Nee due to health problems. The villagers reported Nee's presence to officials immediately, he added.

Nee told military that he has been in three armed clashes between the military and the Abu Sayyaf during his captivity. Sobejana said, "He said the Abu Sayyaf may have released him because he delays their movement due to his health condition and probably the Abu Sayyaf don't want him to die due to sickness under their custody."
Posted by: ryuge || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under: Abu Sayyaf (ISIS)


Three injured in bombings across southern Thailand
[The Nation] Muslim insurgents carried out more than ten simultaneous bombings in Thailand's southern border provinces of Pattani and Yala Sunday evening, injuring three civilians. Two other attacks happened at the same time on ATMs in Songkhla province.

Pattani police chief Piyawat Chalermsri said seven attacks were carried out in four districts in Pattani, all at about 7pm. Two women were slightly injured by a blast in front of an ATM in Muang district. A man was also hurt when shrapnel hit his left eye after a blast at another ATM in Muang district. Two other explosions in Muang district were also launched on ATMs.

In Nong Chik district, an ATM at a bank was damaged, the second took place near a police station in Yarang district and the third happened in front of a school in Sai Buri district.

Pattani's police chief said security cameras detected several militants riding motorcycles to plant improvised bombs.

Meanwhile in Yala, improvised bombs damaged ATMs in front of five banks in Bannang Sata district. Another blast damaged an ATM in Kabang district at nearly at the same time. Police said militants also fired an M79 grenade at a military post in Than To district.

Meanwhile, two ATMs in Songkhla province were damaged in explosions that happened at about the same time as those in Pattani and Yala.
Posted by: ryuge || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Airstrikes & Not engage Isis Corps in Africa - By Military Tradition fight Army Style - Drone o matics needed
Posted by: tttt || 05/22/2018 21:58 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russia military shoots down 'unknown drone' close to Syria's Khmeimim base
[PRESSTV] Russian's military has said that it shot down an "unknown drone" that came close to Khmeimim air base in Syria.

"There are neither casualties nor physical damage. Russia's Khmeimim air base is operating as normal," said the Russian Defense Ministry on Monday.

The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that kabooms had been heard from the base's vicinity, which appeared to be from Russian air defenses.

In January, Russia said that its troops have successfully repelled multiple drone attacks launched by bully boyz on its naval and air bases in Syria.
Posted by: Fred || 05/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syrian military says capital completely secure after ousting Daesh
[PRESSTV] Syrian army says it is in full control of the capital city and its outskirts after ousting terrorist members of ISIS Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
group by fully cleansing their last strongholds around Damascus.

Issuing a statement on Monday, the General Command of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces said complete security was restored to Damascus and its countryside after al-Hajar al-Aswad district and al-Yarmouk Camp were totally purged of terrorists. The development was preceded by cleansing Yelda, Babila and Beit Sehem districts in southern Damascus.

The Syrian army’s general command added that the new victory was particularly important, because it signified the total elimination of terrorist organizations around Damascus.

It added that the entire towns of Western and Eastern Ghouta are now completely clear of Takfiri terrorism.

Earlier in the day, Syrian Air Force military aircraft had struck hard boy fortifications in al-Hajar al-Aswad amid a collapse in terrorists’ ranks.

Infantry units stormed the building blocks in which murderous Moslems had taken position, engaging in fierce exchanges of gunfire with the Takfiris and chasing them along narrow streets.

Syria’s state-run television network reported that the Syrian army resumed its offensive against ISIS faceless myrmidons south of Damascus following a temporary humanitarian ceasefire to allow women, children and old people leave.

Video footage showed Syrian army soldiers giving victory signs, waving weapons and national flags.

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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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