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[Iran Press TV] Afghan cops have killed 13 Talibs and captured 15 others during cleanup operations across the country over the course of 24 hours.
"Afghan coppers and army troops and 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 coalition forces launched seven joint operations in Laghman, Kandahar, Zabul, Wardak, Pashtun-infested Logar, Ghazni, and Farah provinces, killing 13 armed Talibs and detaining 15 others over the past 24 hours," the Afghan Interior Ministry said in a statement issued on Saturday afternoon.
They also recovered weapons from the turbans.
The Taliban have announced that their annual "spring offensive" across Afghanistan has begun and are threatening to target US-led NATO troops and their allies.
Code-named Al-Farouq, the primary targets of the offensive will be "foreign invaders, their advisors, their contractors, all those who help them militarily and in intelligence," the gun-hung tough guys said on their website.
"Al-Farouq spring offensive will be launched on May 3 all over Afghanistan," the Taliban stated.
They don't seem to have achieved much with their vaunted spring offensive -- some sound and fury, but nothing terribly tangible, according to the news reports...and an awful lot of them seem to get themselves captured or killed.
[Shabelle] (Sh.M.Network)-The African Union ...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful... Mission (AMISOM) and Somali forces on saturday,put on view today the Media to the areas recently liberated from Al shabab Death Eaters linked with Al Qaeda.
The journalists were showed the areas like Carbiska, Afgoye district and several other villages nearby Afgoye. During the visit, journalists escorted to Beert Sheikh Zaid and Afgoye Bridge where Al shabab have had military bases.
People's Movements and transport have returned to normal after the town fell to Somali and AU forces on Friday.
Brigadier Paul lokech, the commander of Ugandan contingent of AMISOM briefed the media as follows:
1-We launched this offensive in the last three-days and the general intend was to insure the capture Afgoye town, which is southern strategic town it opens the corridor of parts of Somalia regions.
It is going to give us access to areas like, Marca and Jowhar to liberate them all from Al shabab orcs.
2-it going to enable for delivering the humanitarian aid reached to the needy people.
3- This was a stronghold of Al shabab and the command and control centre for Al shabab and in fronted necessary it to extend our future operations.
Of course it took us three days to capture it because we wanted to avoid the civilian casualties in Elasha and Lafole areas.
Today we are here in Afgoye and the operation still continuous to progress to other areas in Lower shabelle region and middle and short as possible.
My messages therefore to Somali fighters who are still with Al shabab come out and take this opportunity and join your brothers, this is only opportunity you still have build your country.
The imported muscle you are unfortunate, we are going to take you to the justice.
"The civilian population in Afgoye today you are liberated and you are free from Al shabab," he added.
On his side, General Abdikarin Yusuf Dhagabadan, TFG's top military commander, told Media that both Somali and AMISOM gained a tangible victory over the fighting against Al shabab.
He also told news hounds in the liberated area from the cut-throats that the allied forces have managed on Friday to capture Afgoye, 30km south ofMogadishu, where Al-shabab fighters have been using as a military camp to organize guerilla-style attacks.
[Daily Nation (Kenya)] Al-Qaeda-linked Somali faceless myrmidons have vowed to intensify the war against government and African Union ...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful... troops, despite the fall of their key stronghold of Afgoye.
"God willing we will continue the war and we will win the battle without doubt," said Sheik Abdiaziz Abu Musab, front man for the hardline Al-Shabaab, ... the successor to the Islamic Courts... a day after AU and Somali troops entered Afgoye.
The bulk of Al-Shabaab fighters left ahead of an advancing column of hundreds of AU and Somali government troops, who launched a long-awaited assault on the town, some 30 kilometres northwest of the capital Mogadishu.
The loss of Afgoye is another major blow for the forces of Evil who have been on the backfoot for several months.
More than 400,000 people were living in the Afgoye region at the start of the year -- the world's largest concentration of displaced people -- according to the United Nations. ...aka the Oyster Bay Chowder and Marching Society... On a separate front, Somali troops were reported to be pushing northwards towards Al-Shabaab-held town of Balad, which lies some 35 kilometres north of Mogadishu.
[Yemen Post] The Sharia Supporters, the offshoot of Yemen Al-Qaeda, grabbed credit for suicide kabooms targeting Houti followers in Saada and Jawf provinces in north Yemen on Friday.
Making friends in the inimitable jihadi way...
Almasdar Online quoted a statement by the group, which has been fighting the army since it seized key towns in the south last year, that a jacket wallah infiltrated into a 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" ... rally early Friday and detonated an boom belt.
"The bombing killed about twenty Houthi followers and maimed tens others," the statement said, according to the website.
However, nothing needs reforming like other people's bad habits... the Houthi Group said earlier the bomber failed to target the rally, which is organized a week, adding, "the bomber went kaboom!" away from the rally and none was hurt".
In Jawf, another suicide bomber rammed a boom-mobile into a school where many Houthis gathered killing at least 14 including passersby and injuring others.
The krazed killer group said it was behind the bombing, though the leader of the Houthi Group said the attacks were orchestrated by the US intelligence systems to further meddle in Yemen's internal affairs. "The US is responsible for aggressive attacks against us, but we will not allow anyone to drag us into an elusive war due to US acts," Abdul Malik Al-Houthi was quoted as saying.
Al-Qaeda said the explosives-laden car in Jawf targeted a weekly meeting by the Houthi Group and a key Shiite preacher was among the victims, the website said.
Two years ago, Al-Qaeda targeted a Houthi convoy killing and injuring tens of Shiites.
The Yemeni army has fought the Houthi Group six times.
Experts said Yemen has the most dangerous, bad turban groups in the region: the Houthi and Al-Qaeda.
Meantime, the Yemeni army has been advancing on Al-Qaeda hard boyz in the southern province of Abyan ...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues... , killing and injuring hundreds of them including big shots.
More recently, the army has stepped up the offensive to retake key towns including the capital Zinjibar, which were seized last year.
[Yemen Post] The Yemeni forces retook all positions from the cut-throats of Al-Qaeda and its offshoot, the Sharia Supporters, after fierce battles east of Zinjibar, the capital of Abyan ...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues... province in the south, military sources said on Saturday.
All jihad boy positions in east of Zinjibar including Al-Marakid and Al-Mishqasa were recaptured and the cut-throats suffered heavy losses in the battles with two military brigades and tribal fighters, the sources said.
"About 62 cut-throats including Somalis and other foreigners were killed, tens others injured and many others have fled to other parts leaving weapons and ammunition behind them," they said.
On Friday, military sources were quoted by official media as saying that at least 65 cut-throats were killed in Abyan province at a time when the army is trying to invade the most notorious strongholds of the jihad boys: Zinjibar and Jaar.
Several soldiers were killed and the army is determined to continue the offensive, which has been recently stepped up to clear the cut-throats from the areas seized last year, the sources continued.
The Air Force participated in the battles, with Arclight airstrikes targeting positions and killing jihad boys, they said.
Hundreds of Al-Qaeda cut-throats have been killed and injured including big shots since the army has expanded the operations to recapture key towns in Abyan.
The US and tribal fighters are directly supporting the forces.
[Yemen Post] Al-Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula (AQAP) posted on Saturday a video message in which a Saudi diplomat, Abdullah Al-Khalidi, demanded the King of the Arabians, Sheikh of the Burning Sands Abdullah ... Fifth out of 37 sons of King Abdulaziz to ascend to the throne. He is, after his half-brothers Bandar and Musa'id, the third eldest of the living sons of Abdul Aziz ibn Saud. Abdullah's mother is from the Rashid clan, longtime rivals of the Saud. He has 6 sons and 15 daughters and about $20 billion. His youngest son is just seven years old... Ben Abdul-Aziz to save his life.
In a four-minute message, Al-Khalidi, who worked as the Saudi deputy consul in the Yemeni port city of Aden and was kidnapped in March, appealed to bring him back to his family, children and wife.
It is thought that Al-Khalidi is held in a region between Shabwa and Abyan ...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues... in which al-Qaeda is engaged in fight with the Yemeni army.
Al-Khalidi spoke in the video about sectors and offices of the Saudi consulate in Aden, detailing its nature and activities.
He revealed that the consulate contains an intelligence office that is run by three Saudi officers, asserting that it operates to recruit agents who report to the consulate about Al-Qaeda's activities and its leaders.
He also made it clear that the consulate send reports to the US forces that raided Al-Qaeda with drones.
The Saudi diplomat is one of several foreign diplomats who are being held by Al-Qaeda in Abyan. It holds a Swiss teacher and a relief French worker.
Al-Qaeda demands to release Saudi incarcerated Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit! women and other men who are charged with connection to Al-Qaeda.
Riyadh previously said that it will not respond to blackmailing of Al-Qaeda, retreating it was paralyzed inside the 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 their national face... and most its leaders transferred to operate from Yemen.
Saudi Arabia had said it received a call from Al-Qaeda wanted operative, Mashaal Rasheed al-Shawdakhi, who claimed the abduction, indicating that al-Shawdakhi demanded the release of cut-throats cooled for a few years Book 'im, Mahmoud! in Saudi Arabia and a ransom payment in exchange for the diplomat.
[Iran Press TV] Bahraini regime forces have attacked anti-government protesters holding a demonstration in the northwestern village of Saar.
The protesters erupted into the streets in Saar, about 16 kilometers (10 miles) west of the capital, Manama, on Saturday.
They rolled their eyes, jumped up and down, and hollered poorly rhymed slogans real loud against the ruling Al Khalifa regime.
Meanwhile, ...back at the Senate, Odius Sepulcher called for war against the Visigoths... similar demonstrations were also held in several towns and villages near Manama on Saturday. Regime forces used tear gas and sound grenades against the demonstrators.
On May 23, Bahraini protesters erupted into the streets in the Ras Rumman neighborhood of Manama, burning the US flag and condemning Washington's support for the Manama regime.
The US State Department said on May 11 that Washington will resume arms sales to Bahrain. Bahraini opposition groups and activists condemned the decision, saying it could encourage further human rights ...which are usually entirely different from personal liberty... violations in the Persian Gulf country.
The Saturday attacks on peaceful Bahraini anti-regime demonstrators come two days after reports said a court in Bahrain has sentenced tossed in the calaboose Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out! human rights activist Zainab al-Khawaja to one month in prison on May 24.
The court convicted the female activist of insulting a policewoman and obstructing traffic during an anti-regime demonstration in Manama on April 21.
Zainab is the daughter of prominent rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on a hunger strike for more than three months.
Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who holds dual Danish and Bahraini nationality, was given a life sentence in a military court in June 2011 over accusations of inciting protests against the Manama regime.
[Yemen Post] Yemeni President Abdurabu Mansour Hadi ...the second and possibly the last president of Yemen, successor to former President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh... ordered the army units in the southern province of Abyan ...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues... to storm Zinjubar, the lovely provincial capital, and Ja'ar, the al-Qaeda stronghold, in an effort to dislodge the beturbanned goons from their areas of influence, familiar sources said.
The sources said that Hadi gave his orders to the army troops in Abyan to start a comprehensive campaign to retake control of the captured towns and push the elements out of them. The sources revealed that carrying intensive Arclight airstrikes have been planned in order to neutralize al-Qaeda snipers who are positioned in areas close to the troops' sites and help significantly in slowing down the military operations.
The government has stepped up the security measures in guarding the government officials and army commanders after intelligence received information indicating that the cut-throats are planning to target government, army, and security officials.Meanwhile, ...back at the Hubba Hubba Club, Nunzio had his hands full of angry bleached blonde... military armored vehicles were deployed in the central part of the capital to prevent riots caused by former President's supporters recently in al-Tahrir area.The threat of al-Qaeda in Yemen has heightened, especially after the terror network carried out suicide kabooms in Sana'a and other provinces that left more than 150 people killed in less than a week.
Two people were killed and at least 13 others injured on Saturday amid rocket attacks in different parts of the violence-hit quiet provincial capital of Balochistan ...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it... , DawnNews reported.
According to police, at least two rockets were fired from Quetta's adjoining areas. The first attack shattered a local shop completely in Qandahari Bazar and killed two people.
Meanwhile the second rocket was dropped on a house in Basti Panchayat near Kasi Road. Three houses were destroyed as a result and at least 13 people sustained injuries as well.
Injured were taken to a nearby hospital.
Police and Frontier Constabulary (FC) officials cordoned off the sites and initiated an inquiry into the incidents.
Moreover, a student was killed while five people including Principal of Kharan Public School received bullet shots when gunniesshot up them earlier on Saturday, police said.
"Unidentified gunnies riding bikes targeted the vehicle of local private school principal Muzafar Jamali in Kharan district as a result one student Obaidullah sitting inside the vehicle was struck down in his prime while five people including the principal sustained injuries and were shifted to a hospital.
The assailants managed to escape.
Due to their critical situation, doctors referred the injured to hospitals in Quetta.
Police started the paperwork but haven't done much else and started investigation.
[Dawn] A hand grenade attack in Bloody Karachi ...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It may be the largest city in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous... on Saturday killed one person and injured 10 others, DawnNews reported.
The attack took place near a hotel opposite the Bloody Karachi Central Jail.
The attackers managed to escape the site of the incident. Later on, police and Rangers personnel cordoned off the area.
Rescue teams and residents shifted the injured to hospitals for treatment.
[Tolo News] A US drone attack early Saturday killed at least four bully boyz in a northwestern Pak tribal district bordering Afghanistan, security officials said.
The strike is the third such attack in the region in four days, with a total corpse count said to be around 13, but as high as 17.
The attack took place at a house near Miranshah ... headquarters of al-Qaeda in Pakistain and likely location of Ayman al-Zawahiri. The Haqqani network has established a ministate in centered on the town with courts, tax offices and lots of madrassas... , the main town of North Wazoo tribal district, a known hide-out of Taliban and al Qaeda-linked Death Eaters, the Pak officials said.
"A US drone fired two missiles at a house and at least four bully boyz were killed," a security bigshot told AFP.
"The identities of the bully boyz killed in the drone strike were not immediately known," he added.
Two other officials confirmed the attack to AFP.
Pakistain's semi-autonomous northwestern tribal belt is considered by the US to be the main hub of Taliban and al Qaeda bully boyz plotting attacks on the West and in Afghanistan.
Pakistain says the missile attacks are counterproductive and violate its illusory sovereignty.
At least four bully boyz were killed on Wednesday by a US Arclight airstrike, followed by another five to nine deaths by a drone attack on Thursday, both in the same region.
[Al Ahram] Attacks north of Storied Baghdad ...located along the Tigris River, founded in the 8th century, home of the Abbasid Caliphate... on Saturday killed four people, including three soldiers who died in a bombing, security and medical officials said.
In the deadliest attack, a roadside kaboom against an Iraqi army patrol in the town of Badush, just outside the main northern city of djinn-infested Mosul, killed three soldiers, police First Lieutenant Salam al-Juburi said.
A kaboom and a shooting in the town of Abu Saidah, in restive central Diyala province, left one labourer dead and five people, including a soldier, maimed.
In the shooting, gunnies opened fire on a truck carrying workers, killing one and wounding four others, according to a police major and Ahmed Ibrahim, a doctor at the main hospital in the lovely provincial capital Diyala.
A separate roadside kaboomwent kaboom! close to a passing Iraqi army patrol, leaving one soldier maimed, the major and a medic said.
Two more roadside kabooms near the home of a Kurdish family in Jalawla, also in Diyala, left two young men maimed, they said.
[An Nahar] The Free Syrian Army said on Saturday it could no longer commit to the ceasefire brokered by U.N.-Arab League ...an organization of Arabic-speaking states with 22 member countries and four observers. The League tries to achieve Arab consensus on issues, which usually leaves them doing nothing but a bit of grimacing and mustache cursing... envoy Kofi Annan ...Ghanaian diplomat who served as the seventh and so far the worst Secretary-General of the UN. Annan and the UN were the co-recipients of the 2001 Nobel Peace Prize for something or other that probably sounded good at the time. In December 2004, reports surfaced that Kofi's son Kojo received payments from the Swiss company Cotecna, which had won a lucrative contract under the UN Oil-for-Food Program. Kofi Annan called for an investigation to look into the allegations, which stirred up the expected cesspool but couldn't seem to come up with enough evidence to indict Kofi himself, or even Kojo... unless there was an immediate solution to regime violence. "We announce that unless the U.N. Security Council takes urgent steps for the protection of civilians, Annan's plan is going to go to hell," a statement by the FSA said.
[Daily Nation (Kenya)] The opposition Syrian National Council has urged the UN Security Council to act urgently after claiming that regime forces massacred scores of civilians, including many children, in the town of Houla.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius condemned the massacre and said he was "making immediate arrangements for a Friends of Syria group meeting in Gay Paree."
He spoke after the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) again called for the Friends of Syria group of nations to carry out air strikes on the forces of Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad. Lord of the Baath... Against that backdrop, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights accused the Arab and international communities of being "complicit" in the killing.
The Britannia-based Observatory said the shelling had killed more than 90 people in Houla, including 25 children.
Amateur videos posted on YouTube showed horrifying images of children lying dead on a floor.
The Observatory accused the international community of standing "silent in the face of the massacres committed by the Syrian regime."
Earlier, SNC spokeswoman Basma Kodmani said "more than 110 people were killed (half of whom are children) by the Syrian regime's forces" in Houla.
"Some of the victims were hit by heavy artillery while others, entire families, were massacred."
State news agency SANA blamed "armed terrorist groups" for the killings, adding that "festivities led to the killing of several hard boyz and the martyrdom of several members of the special forces."
Later on Saturday, members of the UN team of military observers in the country arrived in Houla to assess the situation, SANA and the Observatory said.
They went to the village of Taldau on the edge of Houla "to document the crimes committed in the past 24 hours, in violation of the ceasefire," the Observatory said, adding that "kabooms and gunfire could be heard."
On Saturday morning, people turned out to protest the killings, anti-regime activists said.
[Al Ahram] Syrian regime forces on Saturday pounded rebel positions in central Homs province, with 18 people killed in violence across the country, including 13 civilians, a monitoring group reported.
The latest deaths come just hours after more than 90 people were reportedly massacred by regime forces in the town of Houla, also in Homs province.
"A civilian was killed during the shelling of Qusayr," a rebel bastion in Homs and scene of frequent festivities between regime troops and rebel fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
"In the city of Homs, blasts were heard this morning as well as heavy machinegun fire in the Jobar district," the Britannia-based monitoring group said, adding that three other non-combatants were killed in the restive province.
In Ariha in northwest Idlib province, two non-combatants were killed by shells, the rights watchdog said.
Mohammad Riad Haj Ahmad, a young activist, was killed and another 10 people were maimed when regime forces met the demonstrators with hot lead in Saraqeb, also in Idlib, according to the same source.
Protesters in Saraqeb had cut off the road linking Aleppo ...For centuries, Aleppo was Greater Syria's largest city and the Ottoman Empire's third, after Constantinople and Cairo. Although relatively close to Damascus in distance, Aleppans regard Damascenes as country cousins... and Damascus ...The place where Pencilneck hangs his brass hat... , to condemn the massacre committed by regime forces in Houla, the rights watchdog said.
In the capital, one woman and two men were killed in the Qadam neighbourhood in a shooting, while another civilian was killed by sniper fire in Damascus province.
In southern Daraa, three civilians, including two women, were killed when regime forces shelled the village of Khirbit Ghazala.
Also in Daraa, regime forces raided Qarfa village and tossed in the calaboose Book 'im, Mahmoud! scores of residents, while five regular soldiers were ambushed and killed in the same region, the Observatory added.
In Aleppo, Syria's second city, thousands of people erupted into the streets on Saturday, during a funeral in the Seif al-Dawla district, to condemn the Houla massacre and call for the fall of Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad One of the last of the old-fashioned hereditary iron-fisted fascist dictators...
Other demonstrations took place, including a several hundered-strong protest in Hama denouncing both the Syrian regime and the international community, according to videos posted by activists on Youtube.
Protests also took place in Daraa and Damascus, the Observatory said.
The watchdog said more than 110 people have been killed by regime forces since Friday, when large demonstrations were held across the country, including Aleppo, a traditional bastion of Assad's regime.