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Melbourne teen accused of plotting to pack kangaroo with bomb
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Afghanistan
Seven Daesh terrorists arrested in Nangarhar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] 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..
police have tossed in the clink
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
seven turbans belonging to 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....
(IS) which is locally known as Daesh [Islamic State].

A statement released by the Police headquarters of Nangarhar province states that the turbans were rounded up during separate raids in Achin, Kot and Rodat districts.

They are identified as Mohammad Yaqoub and Khal Murad, both residents of Dara-e-Sof District of Samangan province, Aslam a resident of Sangin District of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province, Bilal a resident of Spin Boldak District of Kandahar, Abdul Noor a resident of Tarin Kot District of Urozgan province, Qari Zakir a resident of Pachi District and Haris a resident of Rodat District.

The statement further states that the arrested turbans were busy in terrorist activities in Achin Kot and Haska Mina districts.

January has been one of the awful months for Daesh [Islamic State] in Nangarhar province.

The group lost hundreds of fighters in military operations, Arclight airstrikes and in festivities with Taliban. Dozens of other fighters of the group have been arrested and sent to prison.

Posted by: Fred || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Taliban gunned down four de-miners in Helmand
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A group of Lion of Islams, believed to be Taliban, have bumped off four de-miners in an attack in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan.

Officials say the de-miners were busy in their routine job in Gerishk District when Taliban attacked them around 11:00 am today.

One de-miner also sustained injuries in the attack.

Omar Zwak, spokesperson for the governor of Helmand province confirmed the incident.

Although, local officials hold Taliban responsible for the attack but the group's spokesperson has not yet commented on the report.

Helmand is among the volatile provinces of Afghanistan where anti-government armed Lion of Islam groups, including Taliban, are actively operating.

Currently, there are heavy festivities between security forces and Taliban in parts of the province.
Posted by: Fred || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [142 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Heavy fighting between Shaboobs and KDF erupts in Gedo
Heavy fighting between Al shabaab and KDF erupted in Gedo region, south west of Somalia as Kenyan troops withdrew from El Adde town on Tuesday.

Militants ambushed KDF convoy near Likoley village as they were withdrawing from El Adde after Al shabaab killed one hundred of Kenyan soldiers at El Addo base on January 15. Two KDF vehicles were destroyed in the attack which began with IED blast.

Residents in the area reported deadly aerial bombardment by KDF jets on near El Adde, targeting Al shabaab bases in Gedo region. At least three people were wounded in the airstrike.

Since El Adde attack, KDF jets carried out several deadly airstrikes in Gedo, in revenge for the soldiers killed in the attack by Somalia-based Al shabaab, a group linked with Al Qaeda.
Posted by: Steve White || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab


Africa North
Tunisia says breaks up militant cell linked to ISIS
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Tunisian police have broken up a cell recruiting fighters for 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) in Libya and Syria, authorities said on Wednesday.

Tunisia declared a state of emergency after a suicide kaboom killed 12 presidential guards on a bus in the capital Tunis in November.

That followed major gun attacks targeting foreign tourists at a Tunis museum and a beach hotel, both of which were claimed by ISIS.

"Our special forces counter-terrorism unit dismantled a cell which included nine holy warriors in Bizerte who were actively recruiting young people to send them into areas of trouble," the interior ministry said.

It said those tossed in the clink
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
had admitted recruiting for ISIS in Libya and Syria.

Tunisia, mostly a haven of stability since its 2011 revolt against autocrat Zine Abidine Ben Ali, is increasingly being challenged by Islamist krazed killers, who have hit army patrols and checkpoints as well as carrying out major attacks.
Posted by: Fred || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Bomb kills 4 soldiers in Egypt's Sinai
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] A bomb kaboom killed an Egyptian colonel and three soldiers in North Sinai on Wednesday as their armoured vehicle passed by, security officials and emergency services said.

The device exploded from a distance as the vehicle was engaged in a search operation on the outskirts of quiet provincial capital El-Arish, the officials said.

Another 12 soldiers were maimed in the blast, they added.

Jihadists, including from an Egyptian affiliate of 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 group (ISIS), have regularly attacked security forces in the peninsula since the army toppled Islamist president Mohammed Mursi in July 2013.

Militants say their attacks are in retaliation for a government crackdown targeting Mursi supporters that has left hundreds dead and thousands imprisoned.

The authorities say hundreds of coppers and soldiers have been killed in attacks, mainly in North Sinai, since 2013, although there have also been attacks in the Nile Delta and in Cairo.
Update from The Times of Israel at 1:15 p.m. ET: Al Qaeda in the Sinai/Ansar Bayt al Maqdis sez they dunnit.
Posted by: Fred || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)


Third Time: Al-Qaida Affiliate Claims Swiss Woman's Kidnap in New Video
This is a sheep that can be sheared at regular intervals. Her order needs to send her home.
[AnNahar] Al-Qaeda's north Africa affiliate has claimed the kidnapping of a Swiss woman in Mali's Timbuktu in a video seen by AFP on Wednesday, as Switzerland
...home of the Helvetians, famous for cheese, watches, yodeling, and William Tell...
demanded her unconditional release.

Beatrice Stockly, who was previously kidnapped by Islamists in northern Mali in 2012, was taken for the second time on January 7 by gunnies who stormed her home in the country's fabled city.

The eight-minute video includes triumphant montages of jihadists brandishing weapons and a masked English-speaker who claims responsibility for the abduction on behalf of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM).

"Beatrice Stockly is a Swiss nun who declared war against Islam in her attempt to Christianise Muslims," the speaker said.

Stockly has previously been identified as a missionary and social worker in her 40s who had lived in Timbuktu for years.

With at least three other fighters dimly lit in the background, the speaker said AQIM carried out the abduction and listed conditions for Stockly's release.

They include the release of a number of AQIM fighters nabbed
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
in Mali and one of their leaders, Abu Tourab, detained at the International Criminal Court
... where Milosevich died of old age before being convicted ...
at The Hague.

Abu Ahmad Tourab is the nom de guerre of Ahmad al-Faki al-Mahdi, who is accused of ordering the destruction of historical monuments in Timbuktu in 2012.

Tourab, who was a leader of the Al-Qaeda-linked Malian group Ansar Dine, is the first jihadist to appear before the war crimes court.

Stockly appears at the end of the video dressed in a black hijab. She identifies herself and the date as Tuesday, January 19, 2016.

A Swiss foreign ministry front man told AFP that Bern was "aware of the video in question," and called for the hostage's unconditional release.

The foreign ministry has previously said that it discouraged Stockly from further travel to Timbuktu following her first kidnapping.

The security situation in northern Mali has not stabilized since a loose coalition of Islamists and Tuareg rebels overran the region in 2012.

Jihadist fighters were largely chased from the area in 2013 by a French-led military intervention, but entire swathes of the area remain beyond the reach of both the Malian army and foreign troops.

The speaker in the video said AQIM had developed an expertise in dealing with Western hostages and was prepared to be "patient" while waiting for its demands to be met.

Stockly's capture is believed to be the first in northern Mali since the kidnap and murder of two French journalists late November 2013 in Kidal.

But an elderly Australian doctor and his wife were seized by jihadists in a remote town in neighboring Burkina Faso
...The country in west Africa that they put where Upper Volta used to be. Its capital is Oogadooga, or something like that. Its president is currently Blaise Compaoré, who took office in 1987 and will leave office feet first, one way or the other...
on the night of January 15-16.

That abduction, also reportedly carried out by fighters from AQIM, coincided with a jihadist assault on an upmarket hotel in Burkina Faso's capital Ouagadougou that left at least 30 people dead and raised fears of a widening Islamist threat in the region.

When Stockly was first kidnapped she was said to be the last Westerner living in Timbuktu, which she refused to leave when it fell to Ansar Dine.

Two weeks after her capture, special forces from Burkina Faso swept into rebel-held northern Mali aboard a helicopter and whisked her to safety in a pre-arranged handover.

At the time around two dozen hostages were seized in the Sahel region
... North Africa's answer to the Pak tribal areas...
, most of them held by AQIM and another Islamist group, the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO).
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [219 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa

#1  "Hey, sweetie. You aren't here just for the proselytizing, are you?"
Posted by: gorb || 01/28/2016 7:39 Comments || Top||

#2  :)
Posted by: Shipman || 01/28/2016 14:48 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
Cameroon: Explosion at Mora base of regional joint taskforce against Boko Haram
[AFRICANEWS] There was an explosion early Wednesday morning at the Mora base of the Joint Multinational Taskforce against Boko Haram in Cameroon. Reports from our correspondent Celestin Succes Tabouli based in Cameroon indicates that the cause of the explosion is unknown and there is no immediate information on lives lost and property damaged.
Posted by: Fred || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [137 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram


Army kills 14 Boko Haram insurgents in Yobe
[NEWS24.NG] The Nigerian Army has killed 14 Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
Death Eaters around Chirokusko Village in Tarmuwa Local Government Area in Yobe.State, reports Vanguard.

Two other murderous Moslems were captured while several others bravely ran away with gunshot wounds in the fierce shootout between the troops and the holy warriors.

One soldier, however, sustained a minor injury during the operation.

Also read: Army kills Boko Haram commander, 30 others

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division of the Nigeria Army, Major General Mohammed Aliyu, who disclosed this on Monday, said the snuffies sneaked into the area and were about settling down when the army ambushed them following a tip-off from patriotic citizens.

He said 16 assorted weapons and ammunitions were recovered from the Lion of Islams.
Posted by: Fred || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram


Boko Haram kills Borno firewood dealers
[NEWS24.NG] Suspected members of Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
have reportedly killed five firewood dealers in Jawu, Borno State.

Youth vigilante groups found the dealers dead after the latter had gone missing.

Ibrahim Ardo, a member of the youth vigilante group in Maiduguri, confirmed the deaths.

He said the five slain people were part of a team of 15 firewood dealers who had gone to Jawu, a village about 20 kilometers from Maiduguri, the capital of the troubled Borno State.

Ardo said eight of the dealers who left Maiduguri on Monday had escaped the attack of the Death Eaters with two others still missing.
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#1 
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13 Dead in Triple Suicide Attacks in Nigeria's Chibok Town
[AnNahar] At least 13 people were killed on Wednesday when three jacket wallahs blew themselves up in the northeast Nigeria
... a particularly crimson stretch of Islam's bloody border...
n town of Chibok, where Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls.

The blasts happened at about midday (1100 GMT) as the remote town in Borno state was packed with traders from surrounding villages for the weekly market, Chibok elder Ayuba Chibok told AFP.

"Ten was struck down in his prime and another one died on the way to hospital," said health worker Dazzban Buba, who volunteered to treat the injured at hospital.

"A woman and a child died as they were being admitted (to hospital), so now the corpse count stands at 13. Thirty others were maimed, 21 critically."

The blasts bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, which has repeatedly hit "soft" civilian targets such as markets, mosques and bus stations as well as military and civilian vigilante checkpoints.

Chibok came to prominence in April 2014 when Islamist fighters stormed a boarding school and kidnapped 276 girls, causing global outrage.

Fifty-seven girls managed to escape in the immediate aftermath but 219 are still being held and have not been seen since they appeared in a Boko Haram video in May that year.
They've been married off or sold into slavery abroad, guys. Look for dusky former maidens in Arabian harems and elsewhere.
Chibok was briefly overrun by 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....
group-allied rebels in November 2014 but recaptured by the military after several days.

Ayuba Chibok and Buba both said Wednesday's blasts were suicide kabooms and had prompted terrified residents to lock themselves inside their homes or flee in fear of repeat attacks.

"The first bomber set off his explosives at the checkpoint where people coming into the town were being searched," said the town elder.

"A second bomber managed to get into the market and went kaboom!. A third bomber was identified and residents pursued him.

"When he realized he was about to be apprehended he detonated his explosives in an area not far from the market."
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Arabia
Saudi soldier dies in border shelling from Yemen
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] A Saudi soldier has been killed in shelling from across the border in Yemen, the interior ministry announced on Wednesday.

He died on Tuesday in a strike on a border guards' observation post in the Harth district of Jazan in the kingdom's south, the ministry said.

Around 90 civilians and soldiers have been killed in shelling and skirmishes in Saudi border regions since March when a Saudi-led military coalition began air and ground action in Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
against Iran-backed militias.

The coalition is supporting local forces against the Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
militias who seized territory, including the capital Sanaa, from the internationally recognized government.
Posted by: Fred || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Down Under
Melbourne teen accused of plotting to pack kangaroo with bomb
[Herald Sun] A teenager from Melbourne accused of planning a foiled Anzac Day terrorist attack allegedly discussed packing a kangaroo with explosives, painting it with an Daesh symbol and turning it loose on police officers. Sevdet Besim laughed about beheading Australian police and intelligence agents, suggested attacking a police station like his friend Numan Haider, and tried to assault police the morning he was arrested, court documents claim.

Besim was today ordered to stand trial in the Supreme Court after pleading not guilty to four charges relating to planning the April 25 ambush. He has been accused of planning to run down a police officer, behead him or her and shoot bystanders using the officer's gun.

He allegedly said he was "ready to fight these dogs on there (sic) doorstep" in online communications with an overseas contact. He said, "I'd love to take out some cops."
Posted by: ryuge || 01/28/2016 02:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [793 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I see Down Under has a unique effect even on Muzzies.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/28/2016 8:33 Comments || Top||

#2  He didn't sound very Australian...

Put another unbeliever on the barby sport (if sport wasn't also haram).
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 01/28/2016 10:14 Comments || Top||

#3  I thought they already invented a bouncing bomb in WW II.
Posted by: gorb || 01/28/2016 13:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Six ISIS boomers, explode ISIS boomers
Racing Sheik Elhilaly through the kufir's fun
Six ISIS boomers, explode ISIS boomers
On his Australian run

Apologies to Rolf Harris

Sentence him to load and paint the kangaroo. In a thunderdome.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 01/28/2016 14:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Is that a pipe bomb in your pouch or are you just hoppy to see me?
Posted by: SteveS || 01/28/2016 14:29 Comments || Top||

#6  Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport
Posted by: newc || 01/28/2016 22:06 Comments || Top||


Europe
Danish teen fought off rapist - now she'll face fine
Hat tip Instapundit, with > 100 comments there.
A 17-year-old girl who was physically and sexually attacked in Sønderborg will herself face charges for using pepper spray to fend off her assailant.

The teenager told police that she was attacked in central Sønderborg on Wednesday at around 10pm by a dark-skinned English-speaking man. She said the man knocked her to the ground and then unbuttoned her pants and attempted to undress her. The girl was able to save herself from further assault by using pepper spray on the attacker, but now she may be the one who ends up in legal trouble.

“It is illegal to possess and use pepper spray, so she will likely be charged for that,” local police spokesman Knud Kirsten told TV Syd.

The case has sparked a backlash among some Danes who point to increasing reports of sexual harassment in Sønderborg and other Danish cities at the same time that police say they are stretched too thin to properly carry out their duties. Numerous readers wrote in the comments section on TV Syd’s story about the incident that they would be willing to pay the girl’s fine, which will most likely be 500 kroner.

The man who attacked the 17-year-old fled from the scene and has not been charged.
Mix in fluorescent pink dye with the pepper spray and that won't be a problem...
Posted by: Steve White || 01/28/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [370 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The cops are spread thin but not thin enough to hassle victims, i.e., law abiding citizens. Price for defending herself from Islamic thug: 500 Danish kroner or US$73. The cops don't get it but the girl does.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 01/28/2016 0:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Wonder how much she'd have to pay if she cut off his balls instead?
Posted by: Raj || 01/28/2016 0:40 Comments || Top||

#3  No opportunity to demand a jury trial over there. Stateside the DA would realize its a losing game and waste of money.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 01/28/2016 9:38 Comments || Top||

#4  In Germany pepper spray may only be legally sold for the purposes of defending yourself against animals, but if you use it in self defense against a human attacker you won't be charged.
Posted by: European Conservative || 01/28/2016 10:53 Comments || Top||

#5  Danish police do nothing but still get to collect a fine for the state. Win-win.

Girl needs to learn what we Americans do when attached by a wild animal: 1. shoot 2. shovel 3. shut up.
Posted by: regular joe || 01/28/2016 12:23 Comments || Top||

#6  Know your caste, wench
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 01/28/2016 13:20 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Three Soldiers Killed in Turkish City as Curfew Expanded
Destroying the cities in order to save them.
[AnNahar] Three Turkish soldiers were killed Wednesday in festivities with Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) gunnies in Diyarbakir in southeast The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
, the military said, as a controversial curfew order was expanded to new areas in the Kurdish-dominated city.

Kurdish gunnies on Wednesday attacked the security forces with rifles and rocket launchers in the central Sur district of Diyarbakir, prompting intense festivities that killed three soldiers and maimed six others, the army said in a statement.

Vowing to flush out the PKK from Turkey's urban centers, the authorities have in recent weeks enforced curfews in three locations in the southeast to back up military operations that activists say have killed dozens of civilians.

A curfew measure in Sur, which has been in place since December 2, has been widened to cover five more neighborhoods and a main road on Wednesday to help the security forces remove the bombs and barricades set up by the Death Eaters, local authorities said.

Clutching bags of possessions and mattresses, residents of the affected areas rapidly moved to different neighborhoods to take shelter, an AFP photographer said.

Curfews remain in place in the town of Cizre in Sirnak province near the Iraqi border, which was imposed on December 14. A curfew in nearby Silopi was partially lifted last week.

The army also said a total of 20 Kurdish rebels were killed in Cizre and Sur on Tuesday, bringing the total number of gunnies killed in the two towns to some 600 since the "anti-terror" operation started in December.

It was not immediately possible to independently verify the figures.

The operations mark a new escalation in six months of fighting with the PKK since a two-and-a-half year truce collapsed.
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India-Pakistan
Security forces recover huge cache of weapons in Peshawar raids
PESHAWAR: A joint team comprising police and intelligence officials on Wednesday recovered a huge cache of weapons and ammunition from different areas of Peshawar.

An official part of the joint team told DawnNews that raids were conducted at warehouses on GT road and Kohat road on prior intelligence.

Officials claim militants wanted to carry out a major act of terrorism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's capital city, for which they were dumping dangerous weapons at the locations raided.

Recovered arms were presented in front of media in Peshawar and include over a thousand M4 and M6 rifles, telescopes and a large numbers of bullets, officials said.

The official, on condition of anonymity, said the arms were 'foreign made.'

Security in Peshawar and adjoining areas has been on high alert since the Bacha Khan University attack last week, when Taliban militants breached the varsity and shot dead at least 21 people including students and professors.

This was the second major attack by the Pakistani Taliban on a school in the country, the first being the brutal massacre of 144 people, including teachers and children, at the Peshawar Army Public School.
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Four suspected TTP militants killed in Karachi encounter
KARACHI: Police claimed to have killed four suspected militants in an alleged encounter near Safoora Goth on Wednesday evening.

SSP Malir Rao Anwar told media that police conducted a raid in Safoora Goth area after receiving a tip-off about the presence of suspected militants.

During the raid, the law enforcers allegedly came under attack and in an ensuing encounter four suspects got killed, he added.

Anwar claimed that the deceased men belonged to the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). Three suspects were identified as Amirullah Mehsud, Khan Wali alias Khanewal and ‘Khoni Khel.’

Meanwhile, Sindh Rangers claimed to have arrested three suspects allegedly involved in target killings and other crimes.

According to Rangers spokesperson, the paramilitary force arrested Mohammed Danish from Ramswami area who was reportedly involved in at least four murders.

A suspect Mohammed Aslam alias Munna was taken into custody from Landhi area who, according to Rangers, was involved in several murders as an alleged member of the targeted killing team of a militant organisation.

The third suspect, namely Ahsan was arrested from Usmanabad. An alleged member of a militant organisation, Ahsan was reportedly involved in murders, collecting extortion money and a number of other crimes.

Militants' hideouts 'destroyed' in Balochistan

The security forces in Balochistan claimed to have demolished three hideouts of terrorists and recovered huge cache of arms and ammunition in the province's Harnai district.

The forces also arrested four suspected militants from the same area.

Khan Wasey, the Spokesman for Frontier Corps, said 500 kilogrammes of explosives, 4 improvised explosive devices (IED), one hand grenade and a number of other weapons were recovered during the raid.

The spokesman stated that the four arrested suspects were being interrogated by security officials. He said the terrorists were planning to carry out subversive activities in Harnai district and other parts of Balochistan.
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Six 'militants' killed in Balochistan clashes
[DAWN] Six suspected hard boyz were killed in two encounters with security forces in 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...
's Winder and Pasni areas on Tuesday.

"Four of the hard boyz were killed in Winder and two in Pasni," a security official said, adding that illegal arms and ammunition were found in the places where the festivities had taken place.

According to official sources, Frontier Corps
...a provincial paramilitary force. Total manpower is about 80,000. They are tasked to help local law enforcement in the maintenance of law and order, and to carry out border patrol and anti-smuggling operations....
(FC) personnel cordoned off the Winder area of Lasbela district and in cooperation with an intelligence agency carried out a search for Lion of Islams.

"They opened fire on FC troops who fired back," they said. "A heavy exchange of fire ensued which lasted for several hours and culminated in the death of four Lion of Islams."

An FC front man said a large number of weapons, including sub-machine guns and grenades, were seized.

He accused the slain hard boyz of belonging to a banned
...the word banned seems to have a different meaning in Pakistain than it does in most other places. Or maybe it simply lacks any meaning at all...
organization
and being involved in attacks on security forces and heinous crimes, including extortion and kidnapping for ransom.

"The search operation is continuing in the area," the sources said.

Also on Tuesday, two suspected hard boyz were reported to have been killed in another "encounter" in the coastal town of Pasni in Gwadar district.

The exchange of fire took place in Ward No-7 area of the town, according to police. The dead were identified as Mohammad Younus Kolanchi and Mohammad Hanif Kolanchi.

"Their accomplices managed to escape," a police official said.

But relatives claimed that Mohammad Younus and Mohammad Hanif had been "missing" for a long time.
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Iraq
ISIS counterattacks slow Iraqi army operations in Anbar
[ARA News] ERBIL – Militant fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) renewed their attacks against Iraqi army positions in Anbar province, impeding the latter’s progress, officials and media sources reported on Wednesday.

Although the Iraqi army units in Anbar received military reinforcements earlier this week, ISIS was able to force the army to retreat from main headquarters in the suburb of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province.

“Daesh (ISIS) launched four suicide attacks on the army positions in Zankur district west of Anbar, causing dozens of casualties among the Iraqi troops,” official spokesman of the Anbar media office, Khalid al-Anbari, told ARA News on Wednesday.

“At least 20 Iraqi soldiers were killed and 25 more were wounded in a series of suicide attacks and explosion of car bombs in the western suburb of Ramadi,” the source said.

Al-Anbari added that the army units were forced to evacuate their headquarters in Zankur and Sufiyah in Ramadi to avoid further losses.

This comes just a mont after the Iraqi central government announced the liberation of Ramadi from ISIS militants. However, the group still holds several areas in the province, and has recently intensified its attacks on the positions of the Iraqi army.
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Iraqi warbirds hit ISIS targets in Kirkuk, security sweep nabs 17
(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – A security source revealed early on Wednesday, that dozens of ISIS members were killed in an aerial bombardment carried out by the Iraqi F16 fighter jets in Hawija southwest of Kirkuk (250 km north of Baghdad).

The source said in an interview obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Today, Iraqi F16 fighter jets bombed vital targets, including ISIS headquarters and gatherings in Hawija and its surroundings, (45 km southwest of Kirkuk), killing dozens of ISIS members, as well as destructing the goals completely.”

The source, on condition of anonymity, added, “The shelling was carried out based on information from the Anti-Terrorism Bureau and Directorate of Military Intelligence.”

17 detained in security sweep in Kirkuk

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – On Wednesday, a security source revealed, that a force from Kirkuk emergency regiments managed to arrest seventeen suspects in a wide-scale operation on the province’s hotels.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Today, a force from Kirkuk police emergency regiments, under the command of Brigadier General Khattab Omar, has carried out a security operation on a large number of the province’s hotels, while managed to arrest 17 suspects.”

The source added, “The operation was carried out based on accurate intelligence information,” pointing out that, “The arrested were sent to a security center for interrogation.”
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ISIS Top Dawg dies in bombing attack, more die in airstrike
(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – On Wednesday, al-Hashd al-Shaabi leader Jabbar al-Mamouri announced, that the Intelligence Official the so-called the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has been killed in a bomb blast in al-Sharqat District north of Salahuddin, along with two of his companions.

Mamouri said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Abu Marwan al-Mosuli, who was also known as ISIS Intelligence Official in al-Sharqat District was killed in the explosion of an improvised explosive device that was emplaced under his vehicle in the center of the district, along with two of his companions, including his own brother.”

Mamouri added, “The perpetrators of the operation are still unknown.”

Another ISIS leader dies in Tikrit airstrike

(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – On Wednesday, media officials to the Ministry of Defense announced, that a number of leaders in the so-called the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq (ISIS) were killed, while eight booby-trapped vehicles were destructed in an airstrike carried out by the international coalition aviation south of Tikrit.

The media officials to the Ministry of Defense reported, “The international coalition aviation has carried out an airstrike on a gathering of ISIS east of Muskashafah area.”

The statement added, “The airstrike has resulted in the killing of a number of ISIS leaders including the terrorists Gaafar Hussien al-Khedawi, Abu Sabah al-Khedawi, Abu Hamam al-Tunisi, in addition to the ISIS suicide bombers’ official, a Chechen leader, as well as eight others,” pointing out that, “The strikes also resulted in the burning of two vehicles and eight booby-trapped vehicles.”
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#1  Live by the IED die by the IED.

I bet they didn't expect their own tactics to bite them in the arse now they try and hold ground.

Of course as their rubbish fighters the west(+Russia) should do this rather better.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 01/28/2016 10:00 Comments || Top||


ISIS executes four in Mosul
(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Kurdistan Democratic Party revealed on Wednesday, that the so-called the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has executed four members of Naqshbandi Order by firing squad in the center of Mosul (405 km north of Baghdad).

The Kurdistan Democratic Party Spokesman in Mosul Saeed Mamouzini said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, ISIS executed four members of Naqshbandi Order by firing squad in the center of Mosul,” Pointing out that, “The execution was due to differences in the distribution of funds.”

Mamouzini added, “The execution took place inside a prison in the city of Mosul.”
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Anbar Antics: 58 die
Suicide attacks kill Baghdadi Police Chief and 2 senior officers in Baghdadi area

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – The Head of Baghdadi Council in Anbar Province announced on Wednesday the killing of Baghdadi area Police Chief, as well as two senior officers in suicide attacks targeting al-Baghdadi District (170 km west of Ramadi), while pointed out that the attacks resulted in the injury of 10 elements of the police and al-Hshed al-Shaabi fighters.

The Head of the Council Mal Allah al-Obeidi said, “The suicide attacks on al-Baghdadi area have resulted in the killing of the Police Chief Bassim al-Hadithi, Captain Saeed al-Obeidi and Major Mashkour Hadithi, while injured ten policemen, including six elements of al-Hshed al-Shaabi.”

Obeidi added, “ISIS attack was foiled and its fighters were not able to control ​​al-Baghdadi area,” pointing out that, “What was published in some media outlets about ISIS control of al-Baghdadi is completely untrue.”

Noteworthy, ISIS attacked the residential compound in al-Baghdadi with more than 12 car bombs driven by suicide bombers, killing and wounding dozens of members of the security forces and civilians, in addition to causing major damage to the residential compound.

20 ISIS members killed in aerial bombardment north of Ramadi

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – A source in the Joint Special Operations Command announced on Wednesday, that 20 members of ISIS were killed in an aerial bombardment carried out by the Iraqi Air Force backed by the international coalition aviation north of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad), while emphasized the destruction of eight vehicles belonging to ISIS.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “A force from the 10th Division of Anbar Operations Command backed by the Iraqi Air Force, Iraqi Army Aviation, in addition to the international coalition aviation were able to foil ISIS attack on al-Jiraishi area (14 km north of Ramadi ), killing of 20 members of the ISIS. ”

The source added, “The operation also resulted in the destruction of eight vehicles belonging to ISIS.”

Iraqi forces kill 35 ISIS militants in proactive operations east of Ramadi

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – The Federal Police Command announced on Wednesday the death of 35 members of the so-called ISIS in an operations east of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad), while indicated to the destruction of seven fixed targets and the cleansing of a number of buildings.

The federal police chief Raed Shakir Jawdat said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “A force from the Rapid Intervention Brigade has launched, at dawn today, pre-emptive attacks on a number of ISIS hideouts in Husaiybah area east of Ramadi, killing 35 members of ISIS.”

Jawdat added, “Our attacks also resulted in the destruction of seven fixed targets and the cleansing of a number of buildings.”

ISIS booby-traps the only safe exit in Fallujah

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Wednesday, administration of Fallujah city in Anbar Province called for an “immediate intervention” to retake the city from ISIS and save 5,000 families entrapped inside the city, while also called the international coalition to intensify their air strikes on ISIS. The administration also pointed out that the only safe port that the security forces had opened for the families in the city has been booby-trapped by ISIS.

The Mayor of Fallujah Issa Sayer said in a press conference held in the capital Baghdad, “We appeal to the federal government, as well as the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces to immediately intervene and conduct a military operation to save the city of Fallujah and the innocent detainees by the ISIS.”

Sayer added, “The number of families entrapped in Fallujah is about 5,000 families, mostly children and women who live difficult humanitarian situations without food or medicines,” pointing out that, “ISIS arrested hundreds on charges of cooperation with the security forces.”

“We call the international coalition to intensify its air strikes on ISIS members in Fallujah,” Sayer continued.

Total curfew imposed in Baghdadi area in search of ISIS suicide bombers

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Wednesday, a source in Anbar Province police announced, that the security forces imposed a total curfew in al-Baghdadi area west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad) to search for the ISIS suicide bombers, after foiling their attack on the residential complex.

The source said in an interview received by IraqiNews.com, “The security forces in al-Baghdadi area (70 km west of Ramadi) imposed a curfew, including people, motorcycles and various kinds of vehicles from noon today until further notice, after obtaining information that the ISIS suicide bombers are roaming in the area.”

The source, who asked to remain anonymous, added, “The suicide bombers entered al-Baghdadi area during the attack that were launched by ISIS today on the residential complex,” pointing out that, “The security forces and tribal fighters were heavily deployed in the entrances and exits of al-Baghdadi area, while carried out extensive operations in search for the suicide bombers.”
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Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin: 50 die
(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi police said on Wednesday, that a civilian was killed in a militant attack that took place in al-Talebiyah area in eastern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Unidentified militants opened fire against a civilian that was driving his personal vehicle in the area of al-Talebiyah in eastern Baghdad, resulting in his immediate death.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “A security force arrived in the area of the incident and transferred the dead to the forensic medicine department, while opened an investigation into the incident.”

Army forces repel 2 attacks by ISIS on Thurthar and Saqalawiya

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – Baghdad Operations Command announced on Wednesday, that the Iraqi security forces had managed to repel two attacks by ISIS on the areas of al-Thurthar and Saqalawiya, while pointed out to the killing of 49 “terrorists” and the seizure of their weaponry and heavy equipment.

The command said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The army’s 1st brigade had managed to repel an attack by ISIS on the area of al-Thurthar,” noting that, “The clashes resulted in killing 35 terrorists in the battlefield.”

The statement added, “The army’s 51st brigade, in coordination with al-Hashed al-Sha’bi [militia], was able to foil an ISIS attack by booby-trapped vehicles on the area of al-Saqalawiya,” pointing out that, “The security forces were able to kill 14 terrorists.”
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Defense Ministry unveils first Namer APC with Trophy anti-missile system
The Defense Ministry unveiled on Thursday the first Namer armored personnel carrier (APC) that has the Trophy HV active protection system installed on board.

Made by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, Trophy has already been installed on Merkava MK 4 tanks that protected it against Palestinian anti-tank and RPG attacks during the Gaza conflict of 2014.

Now the system will be installed on every new Namer made in factories, the Defense Ministry's Merkava Tank Administration announced, following the completion of the first operational drill involving IDF personnel at the Armored Corps School in southern Israel.

The trial was held by Defense Ministry engineers and the Ground Forces, and came following a series of live-fire tests in which missiles were fired at the Namer and destroyed by Trophy.

The Trophy-equipped Namers will be able to enter battlegrounds rife with anti-tank and RPG threats and safely transport infantry, even if multiple threats are fired at it simultaneously. It use radar panels to detect and follow threats, before destroying them in mid-air with interceptors.
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Civilians apprehend stabber in Givat Ze'ev
[Ynet] Terrorist attacks a man about 50 years old outside a gas station restaurant, seriously wounding him; civilians tackle attacker to the ground, lightly wounding him.

Civilians apprehended a terrorist on Wednesday night after he seriously maimed a man about 50 years old in the settlement of Givat Ze'ev near Jerusalem.

The victim was taken to the trauma center at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem in serious and unstable condition. He was taken into the operation room.

The attacker, around 18 years old, opened the door to one of the restaurants at a gas station near the Giv'onim Junction on Route 436 and stabbed a man that was standing there in his upper body.

He expeditiously departed at a goodly pace, dropping his knife, and was caught some 200 meters south of the gas stop by civilians who pursued him. Another knife was found on his person.

When the terrorist threw his knife during his escape, it hit and injured Hillel Hagar, who was chasing after him.

The terrorist was lightly maimed when he was caught, but civilians at the scene blocked the path of an ambulance trying to take him to the hospital. He was eventually taken to the Hadassah Medical Center on Jerusalem's Mount Scopus, suffering from minor bruising.

Moshe, who works at a nearby bakery, described the attack: "I was at the bakery and we heard screams. We saw the terrorist running away. He threw the knife and hit one of the guys. Two people tackled him to the ground and then we jumped him - five or six of us - and beat him with stones to the head. Then the police came and took him, and an ambulance evacuated him."

Civilians gathered at the scene of the attack called out "Death to Arabs." One of them said, "Look what's happening here - and what the government cares about is demolishing a synagogue."
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Palestinian teen pulls knife on soldiers, is arrested
[IsraelTimes] Security forces apprehend 17-year-old on suspicion he tried to stab soldiers at Qalandiya checkpoint in the West Bank

A Paleostinian teen was jugged
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
Wednesday on suspicion that he had attempted to stab a soldier at the Qalandiya checkpoint near Jerusalem in the West Bank. There were no injuries in the incident.

During a routine army search on a bus at the checkpoint, the teenager was asked to show his identity card, and when he failed to do so, was requested to step out of the vehicle. At that point the 17-year-old pulled out a knife and tried to assault an IDF soldier, but the weapon fell from his hand, police said.

Soldiers subsequently apprehended the teenager, a resident of the West Bank city of Nablus, and transferred him to a nearby security facility for interrogation.

The IDF on Tuesday encouraged civilian security personnel in the West Bank to carry their weapons at all times, following a stabbing attack Monday in a Jewish settlement, when two turbans climbed over the fence into Beit Horon, located on a major highway just outside Jerusalem. The pair stabbed two women, 23-year-old Shlomit Krigman, who died of her wounds on Tuesday, and a 58-year-old woman.

Following the attack, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the army Monday evening to prepare a wide-ranging plan to increase settlement security.

Tensions were already high in the West Bank following the fatal stabbing of Dafna Meir, a mother of six, in the Otniel settlement outside of Hebron on July 17, and the attack on Michal Froman, who was five months pregnant, in the Tekoa settlement the next day.

Following those attacks, the IDF limited the entrance of Paleostinian workers into some Jewish communities in the West Bank. Paleostinians were first barred from entering most Jewish settlements, but that restriction was eased on Sunday to allow workers to enter all settlements except for Otniel -- and now Beit Horon, as well.

Private security personnel and civilian first response teams, who have ties to the IDF and receive rifles from the army, have also been put on high alert due to the string of attacks, the army said.
As Heinlein wrote, "An armed society is a polite society."
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
ISIS arrests wimmin for sharia dress code violations
[ARA News] ALEPPO – Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) launched an arrest campaign in Syria’s northern city of Jarablus on Wednesday, targeting women accused of violating the dress code imposed by the radical group.

Local activists and eyewitnesses confirmed that ISIS militants have detained more than 30 women in Jarablus on charges of violating the Sharia dress.

Most of the arrestees were targeted in the central market of Jarablus on Wednesday evening.

“They were brutally beaten by ISIS jihadis in front of hundreds of people in the marketplace, before being arrested and transferred to the women’s detention center in Jarablus,” a media activist who witnessed the campaign told ARA News, speaking on condition of anonymity for security concerns.

“The arrested women are expected to be whipped in public tomorrow afternoon,” the source reported, quoting sources in the ISIS-led Sharia Court in Jarablus.

In areas under ISIS control, every woman accused of violating the Islamic dress code imposed by the radical group is being flogged 50 times in public as a punishment, based on extremist regulations of the Sharia Court.
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Syrian warbirds hit Kurd areas in Aleppo
[ARA News] ALEPPO – The Syrian regime’s air force hit a Kurdish-populated district in the northern Aleppo city with several barrel bombs, killing and wounding a number of civilians, local sources reported on Wednesday.

At least five civilians were killed, including two children, and nine others were injured in the regime’s bombardment in Sheikh Maqsoud district.

Speaking to ARA News in Aleppo, civil rights activist Hozan Haddo said that three barrel bombs dropped by Syrian military helicopters hit a crowded market in central Sheikh Maqsoud in Aleppo.

“The bombardment has caused a mass destruction in the targeted market and left more than 15 civilian casualties,” Haddo reported.

Some of the victims were pulled from the rubble of destroyed shops in the district.

Sheikh Maqsoud is under the control of the Kurdish forces the People’s Protection Units (YPG).

The YPG has repeatedly clashed with Islamist fighters of al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front in the vicinity of Sheikh Maqsoud district, as the Kurdish forces have been trying to defend the district for more than a year against al-Qaeda offensives.

This is the first time that the Syrian air force bomb the Sheikh Maqsoud district with barrel bombs.
This, from An Nahar, may have something to do with the Syrian decision to act:
Al-Nusra Front Boosts Presence in Aleppo

Al-Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, Al-Nusra Front, has boosted its presence in the country's divided former economic capital of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Al-Nusra has erected new positions in several districts of the northern city after having sent in a convoy of 200 vehicles loaded with fighters.

The group has deployed in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, said the Britannia-based Observatory which relies on a vast network of sources on the ground for its information.

Al-Nusra itself posted on Twitter a video of dozens of four-wheel-drive vehicles transporting gunnies through Aleppo.

"This show of force could signal that Al-Nusra is preparing to take over command of future battles in Aleppo" against government forces, the Observatory said.

The monitoring group's head, Rami Abdel Rahman, said other rebel movements in the city were weakening, among them the Nureddin Zinki group of moderate Islamists that was running out of funds to repair its vehicles or feed its 4,000 fighters.

Al-Nusra's reinforcements were dispatched from Idlib province, a bastion of the group in northwest Syria bordering The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
, the Observatory said.

In mid-January, a security source said pro-regime forces were poised to launch a major offensive to retake Aleppo province and sever supply routes to rebels in the placid provincial capital.

Much of Aleppo province is held by Al-Nusra and its Islamist allies, or controlled by 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....
group jihadists.
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Going Dutch in anti-ISIS air operations
Sorry about that.
THE HAGUE –The Dutch cabinet will discuss a U.S. request to join coalition air strikes against jihadists in Syria within “the coming days”, Foreign Minister Bert Koenders said, amid speculation a decision may come as early as Friday.

“The cabinet will now decide. We’ll discuss it in the coming days,” Koenders told Dutch news programme Nieuwsuur.

Late last year the Dutch government received a request from its allies the United States and France to broaden its campaign of air support against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group from Iraq into Syria.

After weeks of dallying, the junior partner in the ruling coalition, the Labour Party (PvdA), Tuesday finally agreed to back an extension of air strikes into Syria, apparently ensuring there is now a parliamentary majority in favor of such a move.
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#1  Gouda news? Of course their edamed if do or edamed if they don't.
Posted by: Shipman || 01/28/2016 14:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Still trying to find their rudder.
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Terror Networks
US, allies conduct 14 strikes against ISIS-US military
[Ynet] The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria staged 14 strikes on Tuesday against 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....
Lion of Islam group (ISIS), the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations said.

In a statement released early Wednesday, the group said four strikes near three cities in Syria hit tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and six workover rigs.

In Iraq, five strikes near four cities hit several tactical units and destroyed weapons caches and fighting positions, among other targets, the statement said. Five additional strikes in Ramadi destroyed a sniper position, two fighting positions and a fuel truck, and denied access to terrain, according to the statement.
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