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Good morning
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [915 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Gotta admit that the early last century's styles were... unique.
Posted by: Pappy || 03/01/2016 10:33 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
3 killed, 11 wounded as explosion rocks Lashkargah city in Helmand
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A heavy kaboom rocked Lashkargah city, the scenic provincial capital of southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan late on Sunday, local officials said.

The officials further added that the incident took place close to a security post with preliminary reports suggesting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded, targeting the police forces.

Provincial governor front man Omar Zwak confirmed the incident and said two coppers and three civilians were maimed, citing preliminary police reports.

However,
ars longa, vita brevis...
officials in Lashkargah emergency hospital, said at least three dead bodies have been taken to the hospital from the incident site.

The officials said at least eleven people injured in the attack were also shifted to the hospital, adding that the dead bodies belonged to police forces and the injured individuals were ordinary civilians.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


NDS rescues 3 hostages in Logar, 4 still in kidnappers’ custody
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) -- Afghanistan’s intelligence has released three hostages in central Pashtun-infested Logar province while four others are still in the custody of the kidnappers.

Mohammad Halim Fidayee, governor of Pashtun-infested Logar told a presser on Sunday that hard boyz kidnapped seven drivers of a de-mining company with their vehicles and other belongings from the vicinity of the placid provincial capital Pul-e-Alam.

He said soon after the abduction in Abchakan area on Saturday, NDS launched a search operation and recovered three of them with five vehicles but four others are still with murderous Moslems.

"Operation of security forces still continues for their release," the provincial governor said.

Fidayee further said that nine suspects have been detained in this regard.

Security forces also seized four cycle of violences left behind by the hard boys, the governor added.

So far, no group has grabbed credit for the abduction but a cycle of violence seized by the security forces was carrying the flag of Taliban.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


1 killed, 10 wounded as rocket hits residential house in Kunar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A child was killed after a rocket hit a residential house in the restive Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said Monday.

Provincial security chief Syed Maqsood Pacha said the victim was a 11-year-old girl and at least eleven others including women and kiddies were maimed.

He said the incident took place late on Sunday afternoon in Marwara district, blaming the anti-government armed murderous Moslems for the incident.

The anti-government armed Lion of Islam groups have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Kunar is among the volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan, located along the Durand Line with the tribal regions of Pakistain
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Senior ISIS commanders among 7 killed in Nangarhar drone strike
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least seven murderous Moslems affiliated with the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an Arclight airstrike in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

According to the local security officials, the Arclight airstrike was carried out by the coalition forces in Achin district, using an unmanned aerial vehicle.

Provincial police front man Hazrat Hussain Mashriqwal said the loyalists of the terror group were targeted in Mamand Dara and Pekha areas of Achin late on Sunday afternoon.

He said two prominent commanders of the terror group were among those killed which included a number of the foreign murderous Moslems as well.

The drone strike by coalition forces comes amid ongoing military operation by the Afghan national security forces in Achin and Nazian districts, being conducted under the name of Shaheen-18.

The US Forces in Afghanistan have increased air campaign against the terror group in this province, carrying at least 20 Arclight airstrikes between late January and early February.

According to reports emerging earlier this month, the US forces in Afghanistan carried out at least 20 Arclight airstrikes targeting the loyalists of the terror group in a period of three months from late January to early February.

The coalition officials estimate around 1,000 to 3,000 Islamic State fighters are stationed in in eastern Afghanistan and are trying to establish a base of operations in the rugged mountains of Nangahar Province.

Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


MoD: 57 militants killed in latest counter-terrorism operations
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 57 anti-government armed Lions of Islam were killed during counter-terrorism operations led by Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the latest crackdown on krazed killer groups, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said.

The operations were conducted in the past 24 hours in Faryab and Baghlan provinces where the Lions of Islam are actively operating in a number of its districts.

Providing operational update of the ongoing counter-terrorism operations, the Ministry of Defense (MoD), said at least 30 krazed killers, including the group’s commander were killed and 10 others were maimed in Pashtunkot district of Faryab.

A statement by MoD said at at least 5 Lions of Islam were killed in Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz, while 3 others were killed and one was injured in Charchino district of Uruzgan.

The statement further added that 22 Lions of Islam were killed, 7 were maimed and 18 posts belonging to the Lions of Islam were destroyed during the operations in Dand-e-Ghori district of Baghlan.

At least 3 Lions of Islam were killed in separate operations in Kandahar and 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..
provinces, MoD said, adding that various types of weapon, ammunition and explosives were confiscated.

The anti-government armed krazed killer groups have not commented regarding the ongoing operations so far.

Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


NDS foil coordinated suicide car bombing in Kandahar city
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Afghan intelligence operatives thwarted a coordinated suicide boom-mobileing plot in the thriving provincial capital of southern Kandahar province.

The National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) said four groups of snuffies comprised of 26 bandidos murderous Moslems were detained by the intelligence operatives in connection to the attack plot.

A statement by NDS said the groups were looking to carry out coordinated suicide boom-mobileing in Kandahar city, using a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) and a cycle of violence packed with explosives.

The statement further added that one RPG-7 rocket launcher, 9 Ak-47 assault rifles, 8 Improvised Explosive Device (IED), 2 pistols, one communication device and hundreds of rounds of ammunition were also confiscated by the intelligence operatives.

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

Kandahar is among the relatively peaceful provinces in southern Afghanistan where fewer insurgency related incidents are reported during the recent months.

However,
there's more than one way to skin a cat...
the anti-government armed myrmidon groups have recently increased to their insurgency activities in various provinces in the south amid rampant Taliban-led insurgency.

Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Subsaharan
Probe Ordered after 'Hundreds' Killed in Nigeria Sectarian Clashes
[An Nahar] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is launching a probe after week-long festivities between Muslim herdsmen and Christian farmers left "hundreds" dead, officials said Monday.

Fulani herdsmen and four farming communities armed with guns and machetes battled last week in the latest round of violence of a long-running battle over grazing rights in central Nigeria.

The predominantly Muslim Fulani have been blamed for waves of attacks on mainly Christian agrarian groups as tension grows in the central state of Benue over access to land and public services.

Many houses in the Agatu local government area were razed and properties destroyed before security agents restored peace on Saturday.

"I can tell you that hundreds of lives were lost in the violence between the Fulani cattle rearers and the four communities," Benue governor aide Dehen Igbana told AFP.

"The government has set up a board of inquiry and the team is expected to visit the area any moment from now," Igbana said.

On Sunday evening, Buhari said he was in "deep shock at the latest incident" and called for Nigerians to live together in harmony.

"We will conduct an investigation to know exactly what happened," Buhari said in a statement.

"There should not be any reason why Nigerians of any group or tongue cannot now reside with one another."

State police front man Moses Yamu said four corpses were recovered during an inspection on Saturday and that security had since been beefed up in the area. "The place is now calm," Yamu said.

Benue is part of Nigeria's "middle belt", where the mainly Christian south meets the predominantly Muslim north.

Though often portrayed as the aggressors in central Nigeria's sectarian strife, the minority Fulani complain of suffering from inferior treatment in Benue and neighboring Plateau state.

Despite living in the region for years, the Fulani are not considered indigenous to the area and have reduced access to land, education and political power in the region where most key positions are held by members of Christian ethnic groups.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under:


Arabia
Yemeni army seeking to tighten control of Hajjah and Hodeidah
The army of Yemen’s internationally recognized government and Popular Resistance units are planning to tighten their grip over the northwestern province of Hajjah and advance south to the coastal Hodeidah province after making gains, the army said.

Brigadier General Omar Sajjaf said that government forces are preparing to advance towards new areas after receiving reinforcements, according to Al Arabiya News Channel.

Several areas in Hajjah province are still controlled by the Iran-backed Houthis and forces loyal to ousted former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, although government forces are seeking to dislodge the militias with the backing of the Saudi-led coalition.

Coalition fighter jets launched intensive raids on militia positions in Sanaa and other Yemeni provinces, targeting a camp south of the capital Sanaa, in addition to a gathering of military members and vehicles. The strikes reportedly killed and wounded dozens of militias.

In the southwestern province of Taiz, Popular Resistant units said dozens of militia gunmen were killed and wounded after shelling from the Arab coalition.
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [251 views] Top|| File under:

#1  At last check, the proxy war in Yemen continues to spill over into Saudi border towns, wid Saudi forces repor struggling hard to contain or defeat the incursions.

The KSA appears to had expected an easy victory in Yemen but didn't get it.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 03/01/2016 23:09 Comments || Top||

#2  God help us iff IRAN's Yemeni allies prove victorious agz the KSA Coalition but Tenran is not able to prevent them from invading deep into the KSA itself or capture the Islamic Holy Places.

THE ABOVE SCENARIO, I SUSPECT, IS WHEN RIYADH = SAUDI ROYAL FAMILY-GOVT WILL REQUEST ITS ALLY PAKISTAN TO FIRE ITS NUKES AT TEHRAN, OR IN ALTERN THE SAUDIS USE THEIR OWN.
Posted by: JosephMendiola || 03/01/2016 23:13 Comments || Top||


Yemeni Army Readies to Retake Marib
Yemen army is preparing to start an offensive in Marib, in a bid to retake the province from Saudi-led forces who have been launching brutal aggression against the Arab impoverished country.

The Yemeni army, backed by popular committees, is to launch counter attacks in order to fully control Marib, army spokesman Brigadier General Sharaf Luqman told Sputnik.

Luqman noted that the Yemeni army and the committees control areas in Marib, stressing that they can retake the whole province.Yemeni army spokesman

“We have repelled more than 20 attacks by Saudi-led coalition forces,” the spokesman said, noting that the attacks were backed by air strikes.

“At the appropriate time we will retake Marib, entire Marib,” Luqman told the Russian multimedia service
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under:


43kg of hashish found inside car tire
"Does this thing pull to the right to you?"
Saudi customs men seized nearly 43kg of hashish concealed inside a car tyre as the vehicle tried to cross the border from nearby Yemen.

The customs officers searched the car after suspecting the driver was hiding banned items following a tip off, according ‘to Sabq’ newspaper.
Mahmoud the Weasel feathers his 403b...
“A search of the car resulted in the discovery of 43kg of hashish hidden inside a spare tyre in the car boot,” it said without identifying the smuggler.
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [308 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Yes, it WAS a very Goodyear."
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 03/01/2016 14:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Pappy!
Posted by: gorb || 03/01/2016 15:55 Comments || Top||

#3  C'mon Gorb, first time i used that line. not retreaded.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 03/01/2016 20:02 Comments || Top||


Suicide Bombing Kills 4 In Yemen's Aden
[An Nahar] A suicide boom-mobileing killed four people Monday when it hit a gathering of loyalist forces in Yemen's Aden, the southern city serving as a government base, a security official said.

Five others were maimed in the attack in the residential Sheikh Othman district, the official said.

The jacket wallah rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into an area where security forces and pro-government gunnies had assembled, the official said.

President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi has declared Aden as Yemen's temporary capital as Sanaa remains in the hands of the Iran-backed Houthis and their allies since they seized it in September 2014.

Al-Qaeda and 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 have stepped up attacks in Aden despite the efforts of the government and its backers in a Saudi-led coalition battling the Huthis and their allies to secure it.

The rebels controlled Aden for months before government loyalists pushed them out in July.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [135 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in Arabia


Bahrain Jails 'Terrorists' for Attacking Police
[An Nahar] Bahrain nabbed
Please don't kill me!
five people for up to 15 years on Monday for "terrorist" attacks against police in the Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom that has been shaken by Shiite-led unrest since 2011.

A high criminal court sentenced three defendants to 15 years each after convicting them of setting an interior ministry vehicle on fire, the prosecutor in "terrorist" cases, Ahmed al-Hammadi, said.

They were also collectively fined more than 17,000 dinars ($45,000), said Hammadi in a statement published by the official BNA news agency.

No casualties were reported in the attack that took place in August last year.

In another case, the same court nabbed
Please don't kill me!
two defendants, one for three years and the second for 10 years, after convicting them of rioting and throwing explosives and rocks at police last April.

That "terrorist" attack maimed two coppers, the statement said.

Bahrain, just across the Gulf from Iran and home to the U.S. Fifth Fleet, has seen frequent festivities between protesters and security forces in Shiite villages since a Shiite-led uprising was crushed five years ago.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Moscow: Burka-clad Nanny Parades with Severed Head of a Child
  • Eyewitnesses say they saw the woman holding the severed head of a child

  • She is said to have shouted 'Allahu Akbar' as she appeared close to station

  • Body of Anastasia Meshcheryakova was found at burnt-out block of flats

  • Child's nanny Gyulchehra Bobokulova, from Uzbekistan, has been arrested

  • The four-year-old's body, dressed in night clothes, was found in her cot
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [331 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sick culture we can never be at peace with.
Posted by: jvalentour || 03/01/2016 0:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Poor girl, poor parnets. The horror.
Posted by: JFM || 03/01/2016 5:43 Comments || Top||

#3  Don't give Muslims access to your child.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/01/2016 5:58 Comments || Top||

#4  ...actually, I'd insist that certain apologists for them should have to hire said individuals to look after the precious. Literally, skin the game. Lead by example.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/01/2016 8:37 Comments || Top||

#5  At least she will face Russian justice.
Posted by: BernardZ || 03/01/2016 8:54 Comments || Top||

#6  "Mamas, don't let your babies grow up with Uzbekistan Nannies..."

/apologies to Waylon and Willie
Posted by: Frank G || 03/01/2016 9:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Burka-clad nanny

The photo at the link shows the woman clad in black skirt, shirt, jacket, and a hijab, not a burka.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/01/2016 10:17 Comments || Top||

#8  I hate to sound contrary, but this woman sounds severely mentally ill.

Yes, I know, in some ways, Islam itself is a mental disease.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 03/01/2016 10:54 Comments || Top||

#9  Ignorance of the law is no excuse. Neither is insanity or any other excuse. And there can be no excuses for evil.

Boil her alive in pig shit. In public. At a mosque.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 03/01/2016 11:16 Comments || Top||

#10  Standards for disciplining children are evidently different in the East.
Posted by: regular joe || 03/01/2016 12:33 Comments || Top||

#11  Rambler

Perghps sjhe is ill but I doubt this degree of violence and pure evil would have happened had he been Amish: the person whe was before, the culture she was molded by played a role.
Posted by: JFM || 03/01/2016 12:55 Comments || Top||


Europe
Migrants in Europe
Teargas Fired at Greece-Macedonia Border

[AnNahar] Macedonian police fired tear gas as a group of some 300 Iraqi and Syrians forced their way through a Greek police cordon and raced towards a railway track between the two countries.

"Open the borders!" they shouted as a group of men used a metal signpost to bring down a section of barbed wire fencing into Macedonia, prompting police to fire volleys of tear gas and preventing them from crossing.

At least 30 people, including many children, requested first aid, the charity Doctors of the World said.

The protest occurred several hours after Macedonia allowed just 300 Syrians and Iraqis to cross before resealing the frontier.

French authorities meanwhile began bulldozing half of the "Jungle" migrant camp in the northern port city of Calais where thousands of migrants and refugees have gathered in the hope of sneaking aboard lorries and ferries to Britain.

Dutch find 10 Syrian war crime suspects among thousand of migrants

[AlAhram] Dutch authorities identified about 30 war crimes suspects, a third of them Syrians, among the 59,000 people who applied for asylum last year, the immigration minister said on Monday.

Ten of the suspects were from Syria and the rest from Eritrea, Sudan, Nigeria, Georgia and other countries, he added, without going into further details.

Dijkhoff said the Syrians could not be sent home because international treaties prohibit forced repatriation to a country where there is ongoing conflict.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [138 views] Top|| File under:


The Grand Turk
Kurd kommies kill kop in Nusaybin
A Turkish police officer was killed and two wounded when suspected Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants fired a rocket at their armored vehicle in the town of Nusaybin near the southeastern border with Syria, security sources said on Sunday.

Turkey’s predominantly Kurdish southeast has been engulfed in its worst violence since the 1990s after a two-year ceasefire between the state and PKK, which has waged a three-decade insurgency for Kurdish autonomy, collapsed last July.

The conflict has complicated international efforts to end the war in neighboring Syria.

Ankara says the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which has won U.S. support in the fight against ISIS, has deep ties to the PKK and fears that its territorial gains in northern Syria will stoke Kurdish separatism inside Turkey.

The PKK, considered a terrorist group by Turkey, the United States and the European Union, launched a separatist armed rebellion against the Turkish state in 1984 in a conflict that has killed more than 40,000 people, mostly Kurds.

PKK fighters have sealed off entire districts of some towns and cities in the southeast and declared autonomy, prompting the security forces to step up their operations.
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [138 views] Top|| File under:


Turkey Shells Islamic State Positions in Syria
[An Nahar] Turkish armed forces shelled positions 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....
(IS) group in Syria in coordination with the U.S.-led international anti-jihadist coalition, local media reported on Monday.

Turkish artillery fired 50 to 60 shells from howitzers positioned in its southern Kilis region against IS targets in the north of Syria's Aleppo province, the private Dogan news agency reported.

A fragile ceasefire has taken effect in Syria, but jihadists are excluded from it.

It was the first attack in several weeks since The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
, a member of the international coalition against the IS group, stuck jihadist positions in Syria.

Turkish artillery have fired on IS targets in Syria and in Iraq after a deadly suicide kaboom in Istanbul's tourist hub of Sultanahmet in January.

The ceasefire deal in Syria, brokered by Russia and the United States, has been in place since Friday midnight. U.N. chief the ephemeral Ban Ki-moon said there been some incidents but the ceasefire was generally holding.

The deal does not apply to territory held by the IS group and al-Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra
...formally Jabhat an-Nusrah li-Ahli sh-Sham (Support Front for the People of the Levant), also known as al-Qaeda in the Levant. They aim to establish a pan-Arab caliphate. Not the same one as the Islamic State, though .. ...
Front.

Turkish artillery has fired Kurdish militia forces this month, saying it was responding to incoming fire.

Ankara said the Syria truce should have excluded the People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, which it considers to be a terror group linked to its own Kurdish bad boys.

However the United States works closely with the YPG as the best fighting force on the ground in northern Syria the battle against IS.

The issue has caused major tensions between the two NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
allies, with Washington wanting Ankara to focus on the fight against IS jihadists rather than the Kurdish fighters.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


India-Pakistan
12 killed in Shawal offensive against militants
PESHAWAR: Security forces claimed to have killed 12 militants in Shawal area of North Waziristan on Monday as they advanced to capture strategic points in the valley abutting the Afghan border.

According to sources, the suspected militants, inclu­ding a commander identified as Hezbollah, were killed when planes bombed and destroyed three hideouts .

Hezbollah was affiliated with the Sheheryar group of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.

The claims could not be verified through independent sources.

Officials said that ground troops were advancing into the militants’ strongholds and had captured Kund Ghar and Jung Top so far.

The offensive was launched last week after Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif ordered troops to eliminate the hideouts.

A military officer, four soldiers and around 50 militants have been killed in the last phase of the operation.

Published in Dawn, March 1st, 2016
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Two smugglers burnt to death during encounter
QUETTA: Two suspected drug smugglers died while three others were injured in an ‘encounter’ with security personnel in the Mashkel area near the Iranian border on Monday.

According to a spokesman for the Frontier Corps, Balo­chistan, FC personnel conducted an operation on receiving information about the presence of drug dealers and smugglers in the area. There was a heavy exchange of fire.

Two suspects burnt to death when their vehicle caught fire due to the firing. FC personnel arrested three suspects who had burn injuries.

They were brought to Quetta for treatment.According to the spokesman, drugs had been loaded on a pickup truck which was also burnt.

Published in Dawn, March 1st, 2016
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [262 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Seriously, guys, you have to pay the bribes in full.
Posted by: Glenmore || 03/01/2016 21:14 Comments || Top||


Activist of banned outfit arrested in Islamabad
[DAWN] SLAMABAD: An activist of a banned outfit was tossed in the calaboose
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
on the charge of distributing literature against the government and for seeking enforcement of Sharia in the country.

The Bhara Kahu police said the accused, a university student and worker of 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
, had already been booked by the Sabzi Mandi and Industrial Area police under the same charges.

Shaukat Ali, an official of the Bhara Kahu police, told Dawn that the suspect was distributing literature in front of Farooqia Masjid on Murree Road when he was arrested.

"The literature was against the government and it stressed that Sharia should be enforced in the country. As the accused belongs to a banned outfit, he was arrested," he said.

In reply to a question, Mr Shaukat said the suspect was a university student. He belongs to a well-educated family and his father is a retired government servant, he added.

The suspect has been involved in the circulation of banned material for a long time. In the past, cases were also registered against him by the Sabzi Mandi and Industrial Area police, he said.

"We have obtained two days’ remand of the suspect. During the interrogation, he will be asked who was providing him the material for circulation," the official added.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [138 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Pro-Qadri protesters block Karachi roads, cause traffic jam
[DAWN] Several small and big protest demonstrations against the hanging of Mumtaz Qadri caused a massive traffic jam on city's roads including the busiest thoroughfare Shahrah-e-Faisal on Monday evening.

The protesters rolled their eyes, jumped up and down, and hollered poorly rhymed slogans real loud against the government and judiciary, they blocked different roads for several hour which caused traffic gridlocks at Shahrah-e-Faisal, Soldier Bazar and Dr Ziauddin Ahmed Road.

Mumtaz Qadri, an Elite Force commando convicted of killing former 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....

governor Salman Taseer, was executed at the Adiala Jail in the wee hours on Monday. Angry supporters of the convict erupted into the streets forcing shops and businesses to close and public transport to disappear making a strike-like situation in certain areas of Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
Motorists and commuters in public transport vehicles remained stuck for hours while some took to social media to express their anger.
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Taseer's killer Mumtaz Qadri hanged
[DAWN] Mumtaz Qadri, an Elite Force commando convicted of killing former 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....

governor Salman Taseer, was executed at the Adiala Jail at around 4.30am on Monday, police said.

Qadri shot Taseer 28 times in broad daylight in Islamabad’s Kohsar Market on January 4, 2011. He was sentenced to death for assassinating Taseer on Oct 1 the same year.

Qadri said he killed Taseer over what he called the politician's vocal opposition to blasphemy laws of the country.

His mercy appeal was rejected by President Mamnoon Hussain.

"I can confirm that Qadri was hanged in Adialia jail early Monday morning," senior local police official Sajjid Gondal told AFP.

A prison official confirmed the execution of Qadri.

Cries were heard from inside Qadri's house as hundreds of men and women gathered, and mosques could be heard broadcasting news of the execution, an AFP news hound there said.

"I have no regrets," Qadri's brother Malik Abid told AFP, tears rolling down his cheeks.

He said the family had been called to the prison Sunday evening by officials who said Qadri was unwell.

But when they arrived, he greeted them with the news that authorities had deceived them, and that his execution was imminent.

"We started crying, but he hugged us," Abid said.

Two weeks after Taseer was killed, the only Christian minister in the federal cabinet, Shahbaz Bhatti, was bumped off in Islamabad. He too was a critic of the blasphemy laws.

In August 2011, Taseer's son was kidnapped from his car in Lahore. Shahbaz Taseer’s wherabouts remain untraced.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [474 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  "I have no regrets," Qadri's brother Malik Abid told AFP, tears rolling down his cheeks.

Well, no shit. You're not the one getting hung
Posted by: Frank G || 03/01/2016 10:10 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Turkish aircraft karpet bomb Kurd kommies in Dohuk
(IraqiNews.com) Dohuk – Witnesses in Dohuk province said on Monday, that Turkish warplanes attacked sites for the PKK north of the province.

One of the witnesses reported for IraqiNews.com, “Turkish warplanes attacked sites belonging to the PKK in the border areas of Niruwa and Raikan located in the district of al-Emadiyah north of Dohuk,” noting that, “The attack lasted for about half an hour.”

The witness added, “The size of the losses caused by the attack remains unknown,” pointing out that, “Smoke surged from the sites that were bombed.”
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30 ISIS troops die in Mosul airstrikes
(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – A source in Nineveh province announced on Monday, that 30 elements of the so-called ISIS had been either killed or wounded, most of whom were Syrian nationals, during an aerial bombardment by the coalition aircraft in northern Mosul.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The international coalition aircraft carried out an air strike on a site belonging to ISIS near Mosul at the right axis of the city, killing and wounding 30 ISIS elements, most of whom were Syrian nationals.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “The air operation led to the destruction of more than 40 large trucks belonging to ISIS; they were designed to transport goods from the Syrian city of Raqqa to the city of Mosul.”

24 people executed by ISIS in Mosul including group's finance minister

[Rudaw] At least 24 people including a top official 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....
in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
were executed on various charges by the group on Monday. 213 others were also captured, a Kurdish official told Rudaw.

"On Monday ISIS executed 24 persons charged with refusing to fight for the group on the battlefields," Saeed Mamuzni, a Kurdistan Democratic Party (PDK) official in Mosul, told Rudaw.

"Two hundred and thirteen other civilians were also detained by ISIS in Mosul," he added. "Ahmed Abdulsalam al-Obeidi the finance minister of ISIS's Mosul Wilayat was among the executed who were charged with treachery against the group."

Mass killings and arrest by ISIS have recently increased. 11 leaders of the group, including a Sharia court judge, were imprisoned last week in Mosul on charges of "treachery" upon the order of the group's top leader His Supreme Immensity, Caliph of the Faithful and Galactic Overlord, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
...formerly merely the head of ISIL and a veteran of the Bagram jailhouse. Looks like a new messiah to bajillions of Moslems, like just another dead-eyed mass murder to the rest of us...
"The 11 ISIS leaders were captured on charges of treachery against the organization," Mamuzini explained.
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Anbar Antics: 21 die
12 ISIS Bad Guys die in Fallujah airstrikes

(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – An informed security source in Anbar province said on Monday, that 12 ISIS elements had been either killed or wounded in an aerial bombing by the international coalition aviaition north of Fallujah.

The source said in a brief statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Warplanes of the international coalition managed to bombard a patrol belonging to ISIS in the area of al-Sajr north of Fallujah, resulting in the death of 7 ISIS elements and wounding 5 others.”

The source, who requested to remain anonymous, added, “The patrol was used to prevent the displaced residents of al-Karma from moving towards Fallujah.”

7 ISIS troops die in battles with Iraqi militia

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Al-Hashed al-Sha’bi official in Haditha District in Anbar province announced on Monday killing seven members of the so-called ISIS and the arrest of three others in Haqlaniyah area in western Anbar (110 km west of Baghdad).

Lt. Aycer Obeidi said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Security forces from the army, police and tribal fighters were able to repel the terrorist attack by, which targeted one of the entrances of Haqlaniyah area in Haditha District, (170 km west of Anbar), resulting in the death of seven ISIS fighters and the arrest of three others. ”

Al-Obeid added, “The security forces were able to destroy three vehicles mounted with weapons and a rocket launcher, in addition to seizing weapons and ammunition. “

Kops impose Kerfew in Haditha

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Anbar Police announced on Monday the imposition of a comprehensive curfew in Haditha District west of Ramadi (110 km west of Baghdad), until further notice in anticipation of possible attacks by the so-called ISIS fighters.

The official spokesman for the 14th Emergency Regiment in Anbar police, Lt. Saud Harb al-Dulaimi, said in a brief statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The security forces imposed a total curfew until further notice in all Haditha areas (170 km west of Anbar) on the back of the reception of intelligence reports stating that ISIS fighters are planning to target civilians and security forces in the district. ”

Dulaimi adde, “The security forces reinforced its presence in Haditha axes to deal with any terrorist breach by ISIS elements.”
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Kirkuk Korpse Kount: 3 die
ISIS executes 3 in Hawija district

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – A local source in Kirkuk province said on Monday, that the so-called ISIS executed three youths in the district of al-Hawija southwest of the province.

The source reported for IraqiNews.com, “Today, ISIS elements executed three young men for writing slogans and banners against the leader of ISIS Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi which demands the ISIS elements to get out of Hawija (55 km southwest of Kirkuk).”

The source added, “ISIS threatened whoever writes banners or cooperates with the security authorities and hanged the heads and bodies of the youths in a public square.”

ISIS strikes with homemade grenades, as Coalation airstrikes hit ISIS targets

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – A security source in Kirkuk province announced on Monday, that ISIS has attacked Taza area south of the province (250 km north of Baghdad) with five homemade rockets.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.co, “ISIS elements attacked the neighborhood of Taza, using five homemade rockets (25 km south of Kirkuk),” stressing “no casualties in the attack.”

In a related context, the source pointed out, “The international coalition aviation carried out, today, an airstrike on an ISIS convoy consisting of four vehicles that were heading to Tariqiya village (40 km west of Kirkuk),” without knowing the size of ISIS losses caused by the air strike.
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin: 3 die
2 die in Baghdad cycle of violence

(IraqiNews.com) A source within the police force said on Monday, that two civilians had been killed in a militant attack in northern the capital Baghdad.

The source, who requested anonymity, said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Two militants driving a motorcycle opened fire against two civilians in the area of al-Bonouk located in northern Baghdad, resulting in their immediate death.”

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

1 dies in bomb attack in Hamamiyat

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Monday, that nine people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast north of Baghdad.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, a bomb exploded near shops in Hamamiyat village in Taji District north of Baghdad, resulting in the death of one person and injuring eight others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added: “A security force rushed to the area and transported the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department.”
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IS-claimed Blast Kills at Least 24 at Iraq Shiite Funeral
[An Nahar] A suicide bomber struck a Shiite funeral northeast of Baghdad Monday, killing at least 24 people, including militia commanders, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group, officials said.

The blast in Muqdadiyah, which also wounded dozens of people, threatens to spark another round of revenge attacks against Sunnis in the area, like those carried out after bombings in January.

The latest attack targeted a funeral for a well-known Shiite member of the Beni Tamim, one of the main tribes in Diyala province, where Muqdadiyah is located.

Sadiq al-Husseini, the head of the Diyala province security committee, said that a commander from Asaib Ahl al-Haq and another from Badr -- two powerful Shiite militias -- were killed in the blast.

Officials in the province appealed for calm in the aftermath of the attack.

Muqdadiyah residents should "join hands to get out of the current crisis," said Ali al-Tamimi, the head of the Muqdadiyah district council.

And Diyala Governor Muthanna al-Tamimi said that: "Muqdadiyah will not fall into the trap of sectarian strife promoted by some politicians."

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed the attack in an online statement, saying a suicide bomber who detonated an explosive belt targeted a gathering of militiamen in Muqdadiyah.

It listed the names of some who were allegedly killed.

Suicide bombings are a tactic almost exclusively employed in Iraq by IS, a Sunni extremist group that overran swathes of the country in 2014.

- Revenge attacks against Sunnis -

The Muqdadiyah attack came a day after bombings in a Shiite area of northern Baghdad killed at least 39 people and wounded at least 76, the deadliest attacks in the capital so far this year.

IS said in an online statement that two of its suicide bombers carried out the Baghdad attacks.

IS also claimed an attack at a cafe in Muqdadiyah that killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens in January, after which revenge attacks targeted Sunni properties in the area.

Human Rights Watch said Shiite militiamen abducted and killed civilians in the Muqdadiyah area after the attack, in addition to burning homes and mosques.

Amnesty International also said that militiamen destroyed Sunni mosques, shops and homes following the January attack, and that authorities subsequently "turned a blind eye to this shocking rampage".

The death of militia leaders in the Monday bombing increases the odds of another round of revenge attacks in the area.

Iraq turned to Shiite militia forces in 2014 to help counter an IS onslaught that overran large areas north and west of Baghdad, and they have played a key role in halting the jihadist advance and later pushing them back.

But they have also carried out repeated abuses during the conflict that ultimately feed mistrust of the government and are harmful to Baghdad's efforts to reassert and maintain control in recaptured areas.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [184 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Hamas Commander, Accused of Theft and Gay Sex, Is Killed by His Own
HT Weasel Zippers
GAZA CITY ‐ The death of Mahmoud Ishtiwi had all the trappings of a telenovela: sex, torture and embezzlement in Gaza's most venerated and secretive institution, the armed wing of Hamas.

Mr. Ishtiwi, 34, was a commander from a storied family of Hamas loyalists who, during the 2014 war with Israel, was responsible for 1,000 fighters and a network of attack tunnels. Last month, his former comrades executed him with three bullets to the chest.

Adding a layer of scandal to the story, he was accused of moral turpitude, by which Hamas meant homosexuality. And there were whispers that he had carved the word "zulum" ‐ wronged ‐ into his body in a desperate kind of last testament.

His death has become the talk of the town in the conservative quarters of Gaza, the Palestinian coastal territory, endlessly discussed in living rooms, at checkpoints and in cabs. But to astute Gaza observers, this was more substantive than a soap opera.

Mr. Ishtiwi, who is survived by two wives and three children, was not the first member of Hamas's armed wing, the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, to be killed by his own. What was unprecedented was the way his relatives spoke out publicly about it.
Posted by: Frank G || 03/01/2016 18:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [296 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  If they're serious about killing off all their own who engage in deviant practices this could wind down pretty quickly.
Faster, please.
Posted by: Glenmore || 03/01/2016 21:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Some problems really do solve themselves.
Posted by: Iblis || 03/01/2016 22:39 Comments || Top||


Hebron snipers caught after months-long search
[IsraelTimes] Two brothers, Nasser and Akram Badawi, accused of carrying out shooting attacks that left 4 Israelis maimed

Israeli security forces have placed in durance vile
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
two brothers from Hebron who are believed to have carried out a number of sniper attacks against Israeli civilians and soldiers over the past few months, the Shin Bet security service announced on Monday.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [364 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  so the Armory Mosque was repeatedly used to secret a weapon. Why is it still standing?
Posted by: Frank G || 03/01/2016 10:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Political correctness?
Posted by: gorb || 03/01/2016 15:58 Comments || Top||


Southeast Asia
Source: Rajah Solaiman Movement making a comeback
[InterAksyon] The radical Rajah Solaiman Movement (RSM) has been trying to rebuild itself by recruiting more youths into their ranks in the past several months. A police intelligence officer based in Philippine National Police general headquarters said that the intelligence establishment has monitored RSM recruiting new members, and "most of their members now are younger and more aggressive."

"We are monitoring their cells ... one in Cavite and the other one in Novaliches in Quezon City," the intelligence officer said.

There have been at least two cells of the RSM suspected to be used as springboard for launching terror attacks in Luzon and even in the Manila area.

RSM is a group of former Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) who had converted to Islam as their new religion. It was founded by Hilarious del Rosario, alias 'Backhand Santos', sometime in the 90's. It has been involved in several deadly attacks in past that have killed dozens of people and injured scores more. Their deadliest attack was the bombing of a Superferry on February 27, 2004 in Manila Bay. Akhmad Santos was arrested by security forces in the later part of 2005 in Zamboanga City, and has been detained ever since in Bicutan, Taguig City.

The intelligence officer said their concern is that RSM veterans may serve as guides or advisers to newly-trained recruits of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters in launching attacks outside their usual area of operation. He added that at least 100 new BIFF recruits have completed their training in bomb-making, and these new recruits could be assigned test missions outside their home bases.
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Aniversary, elections trigger full alert in northern Mindanao
[InterAksyon] The regional police force on Monday has tightened security in northern Mindanao in anticipation of attacks by the communist New People's Army as national and local elections near.

Police Supt. Surki Sereñas attested to the full alert status in the entire region, especially in the provinces of Bukidnon and Misamis Oriental where the Maoists are most prevalent. He said that as the elections and the NPA'S anniversary draw near, it is highly likely that the militant group will intensify attacks in northern Mindanao.

The New People's Army celebrates its founding anniversary on March 29. It has been the group's custom to escalate their tactical operations on or prior to the celebration.

In a statement released to the media last week, the NPA promised to continue to launch attacks. Sereñas said, "Disrupting the functions of the government has been the 'bread and butter' of the communist rebels."
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Bomb hurts nobody in Narathiwat
[Bangkok Post] A bomb was detonated as a teacher security patrol was passing a village in Narathiwat province on Monday morning, but no one was hurt by the blast. Police said the bomb exploded in Sungai Kolok district, targeting a seven-member military unit on two motorcycles and a pickup truck. The bomb was hidden in an anthill and detonated remotely. The blast caused minor damage to their truck.
Posted by: ryuge || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under: Thai Insurgency


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Gunmen assassinates ISIS Top Dawg in Deir ez-Zor city
ERBIL – A group of gunmen has executed a leading member of the Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria’s eastern Deir ez-Zor city, local sources reported on Monday. Abu Saleh al-Jazrawi, head of the ISIS-linked al-Hisba department in Deir ez-Zor, was found dead in the Buqrus district.

“Al-Jazrawi was abducted two days ago by anonymous gunmen. His dead body was found today in the main street of Buqrus district in eastern Deir ez-Zor,” local media activist Mujahid al-Shami told ARA News on Monday.

Al-Hisba is responsible for collecting taxes from residents in ISIS-held areas in Syria and Iraq. The taxation department of al-Hisba is deemed a vital institution run by ISIS to fund its operations.

“Al-Jazrawi had killed dozens of people who refused to pay taxes to ISIS. People of Deir ez-Zor were relieved for hearing the news of his death,” al-Shami said.

In the meantime, ISIS militants imposed a curfew and launched a campaign of arrests across Deir ez-Zor looking for al-Jazrawi’s murderers.

Gunmen Execute ISIS Emir

This comes just two weeks after anonymous gunmen killed an ISIS Emir in the province.

“An ISIS convoy, consisting of two cars and seven militants, was carrying an ISIS Emir (prince) in Deir ez-Zor, before being attacked by an anonymous group of gunmen,” a member of the “Deir ez-Zor Is Being Slaughtered Silently” campaign told ARA News, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Five ISIS militants were killed in the attack, including the jihadi Emir, while two others were injured before the gunmen escaped the Ghassan Aboud square, where the incident took place in the evening of February 13.

“The gunmen, who have crossed the ISIS security checkpoints and infiltrated into the city of Deir ez-Zor, are most likely members of the local Arab al-Sheitaat tribe,” the source reported.

Al-Sheitaat tribe has been exposed to mass executions at the hands of ISIS militants since the radical group took over large areas in Deir ez-Zor nearly one year and a half ago. More than 700 members of the tribe were killed for refusing the ISIS’s alleged Caliphate and they were buried in mass graves.
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [164 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


ISIS executes 3 in Deir ez-Zor province
[ARA News] QAMISHLI – The radical group of Islamic State (ISIS) has executed three of its own militants in Deir ez-Zor province in eastern Syria, activists reported on Monday.

A Tunisian and two Algerian members of the extremist group were publicly shot dead on charges of corruption in the city of al-Mayadeen in Deir ez-Zor province.

“The dead bodies of the three jihadis were crucified near the al-Baloum square in central al-Mayadeen on Monday evening,” rights activist Anass Jabir told ARA News.

Jabir, who witnessed the execution, said that an ISIS Sharia official read a statement before the execution was carried out, accusing the three foreign jihadis of “robbery”.

“The Sharia Court convicted the three militants of corruption for receiving bribes from local people in al-Mayadeen,” the source said.

“The ISIS-linked Sharia Court insisted that the bodies of the three militants will remain crucified for three days, in a bid to terrorize its members,” the source reported.

The three jihadis were members of the ISIS-led Islamic Police in al-Mayadeen city. The group found them guilty of exploiting their official position for personal interests.
Posted by: badanov || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Palestinian Islamist Wounded in Ain el-Hilweh Shooting
[An Nahar] A Paleostinian Islamist activist was injured in a shooting in the southern refugee camp of Ein el-Hellhole overnight, the state-run National News Agency reported on Monday.

Mohammed Shraidi was lightly maimed in the foot and was taken to hospital when unknown assailants shot up him, it said.

The attack, which took place in the camp’s al-Fawqani street, was followed by intermittent gunfire.

But the Paleostinian leadership launched contacts to contain the incident, NNA added.

The impoverished Ein el-Hellhole camp has gained notoriety as a refuge for murderous Moslems and runaways and for the settling of scores between factions.

By long-standing convention, the army does not enter the Paleostinian refugee camps, leaving the factions themselves to handle security.
Posted by: Fred || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [167 views] Top|| File under: Salafists

#1  "You sure he's a Paleo?"
"It's a gunshot wound to the feets"
"OK. Paleo, alright"
Posted by: Frank G || 03/01/2016 8:55 Comments || Top||

#2  1) SAFE your weapon.
2) Holster your weapon.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/01/2016 15:32 Comments || Top||


Terror Networks
US leads 24 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, Syria
[Ynet] The United States and its allies conducted 24 strikes against Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, the coalition leading the operations said in a statement released on Monday.

Twelve strikes in five Syrian cities destroyed 10 buildings, four fighting positions and a fuel tanker, among other targets, the Combined Joint Task Force statement said.

In Iraq, 12 strikes in seven cities hit a rocket fire position and destroyed staging areas as well as a tunnel system, the statement said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/01/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [290 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Again?
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/01/2016 14:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Public Relations Officer: Damn! That was the sheet from yesterday.
Enlisted Guy: No one is going to notice, sir.
Posted by: SteveS || 03/01/2016 15:39 Comments || Top||

#3  The only time Obama has run a surplus.
Posted by: Pappy || 03/01/2016 16:18 Comments || Top||

#4  So they blew up 10 shacks, four foxholes, and a pickup truck with a 55 gallon drum in the back. Did they kill any enemy?
Posted by: Glenmore || 03/01/2016 21:13 Comments || Top||



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