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Belgium charges suspected Brussels airport bomber, two others
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Good morning
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [940 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Happy Easter!
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/27/2016 4:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Good EGGING, everyone.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/27/2016 4:56 Comments || Top||

#3  thank you, TW
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2016 7:05 Comments || Top||

#4  Thank you TW.

Will celebrate Christian holidays out loud, as long as it is legal.

And in secret, when the need arises.
Posted by: no mo uro || 03/27/2016 8:55 Comments || Top||

#5  Despite the threats, I pray that time never comes, no mo uro.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/27/2016 10:04 Comments || Top||

#6  A Happy and pleasant Easter to all.
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 12:00 Comments || Top||


-Lurid Crime Tales-
Mini submarine carrying 5.5 tons of cocaine worth $200 million was intercepted by Texas officials
  • [DAILYMAIL.CO.UK] Texas authorities were able to intercept mini-submarine carrying cocaine

  • The sub, used by drug traffickers, was carrying 5.5 tons of cocaine to US

  • Agents arrested four people but the $200million worth of cocaine sank

  • Authorities said the mini-sub originated in the 'Eastern Pacific Ocean'
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [405 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Latinos love their bean burritos but in a small sub like the after effects will require the sub to have to surface for air.
Posted by: Ho Chi Crinens5363 || 03/27/2016 0:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Were they using the missing nork sub?
Posted by: jvalentour || 03/27/2016 2:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Texas navy?
Posted by: AlanC || 03/27/2016 7:36 Comments || Top||

#4  ..well, they do have a battleship.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/27/2016 8:58 Comments || Top||

#5  Texas does have its own military with Maritime patrol forces and a Marine contingent.

The mission of the Texas State Guard (TXSG) is to provide mission-ready military forces to assist state and local authorities in times of state emergencies; to conduct homeland security and community service activities under the umbrella of Defense Support to Civil Authorities; and to augment the Texas Army National Guard and Texas Air National Guard as required.

Headquartered at Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas, the TXSG functions as an organized state militia under the authority of Title 32 of the U.S. Code and Chapter 437 of the Texas Government Code.
Posted by: Bubba Hatrack9271 || 03/27/2016 11:06 Comments || Top||

#6  Sunk the cocaine? Have they no regard for marine life? What will the EPA say?
Posted by: Bobby || 03/27/2016 15:27 Comments || Top||

#7  At least it was a fiberglass drug sub and not a concrete one Concrete subs
Posted by: 3dc || 03/27/2016 16:54 Comments || Top||

#8  Bobby, not to mention the complaints from PETA.
Posted by: Rambler in Viginia || 03/27/2016 18:19 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Six armed men killed in clash with security forces in Nooristan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Six gunnies have been killed in a clash with security forces in eastern Nuristan province, an official said on Saturday.

According to the security official, the group had just arrived in Kamdish district from across the Durand Line.

Two members of the group also sustained injuries in the exchange of fire last night, the official added.

He said the gunnies were members of Taliban group, however, the group’s spokesperson has not yet commented on the report.

Nuristan which is on the border with Pakistain is one of the comparatively restive areas of Afghanistan where Taliban are actively operating.
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Hizb-i-Islami-Hekmatyar


Brussels terror suspect was jailed over Ahmad Shah Massoud assassination
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The coordinated terror attacks in Brussels has unveiled new information regarding the liquidation of a key jiahdi leader in Afghanistan as a terror suspect who was locked away
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
by police in Brussels after a dramatic stand-off at a tram stop is believed to have previously been tossed in the clink
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
for helping to assassinate an Afghan leader just days before 9/11.

The suspect has been identified as Abderaman A who was shot in the leg at the tram stop in Schaerbeek because he was carrying a rucksack police believed contained a bomb.
Abderaman A is Abderaman Ameroud, who got seven years in 2007 for his part in the murder.
Massoud was the arch rival of the Taliban group and was holding the last strategic stronghold in northern Panjsher province as he was assassinated in a suicide kaboom during an interview by holy warriors who had disguised themselves as journalists.

He was killed shortly before the deadly terrorist attack on New York and Washington and shortly after he paid a visit to Brussels where he issued warnings regarding the terror attack plots by al-Qaeda terrorist network.

In his speech in European Pearliament in April 2001 Massoud "warned the US government" about bin Laden as he was on a diplomatic trip to Europe seeking financial support for his cause from the EU and individual countries.

The UK-based MailOnline newspaper reported today that the latest revealations was made as the investigation continued into Tuesday terror attacks in Belgium at Brussels Airport and a metro station in the city, which left 31 people dead.

The report further added that passports found on Mr Masood’s killers were linked to a Brussels-based hard boy cell run by Tarek Maaroufi.

Ameroud was handed a sentence of seven years when he went on trial for his part in the liquidation at a court in Gay Paree in 2005, according to the report.

Massoud was conferred the title of national hero following his liquidation by the Taliban militnats in a bid to take control of Panjshir province which has always remained a stronghold against the foreign invasions.
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


15 Taliban insurgents arrested for planning suicide attacks in kandahar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 15 Taliban holy warriors were placed in durance vile
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
by the Afghan intelligence operatives for planning coordinated suicide kabooms in southern Kandahar province.

The National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) said the Taliban holy warriors were operating in three different groups and were involved in planning and coordinating suicide attacks in Kandahar province.

No further details were given regarding the possible target of the detained holy warriors which comes as the Talibs have been attempting step up attacks in this province.

Kandahar is the birth place of the Taliban holy warriors however the Afghan cops have managed to maintain security and stability in this province during the past several months.

At least five incidents involving terrorist attacks have been reported in this province since the beginning of the month which involves two insider attacks and a coordinated attack that left a senior army general dead.

The deputy commander of 205th Atal Corps of the Afghan National Army General Khan Agha Achekzai was killed after a group of turbans attacked him near a guesthouse late on Thursday night.

The Talibs group has not commented regarding the arrest of the group’s holy warriors by NDS so far.

Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Over 100 Taliban insurgents killed in Helmand airstrikes
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Talibs suffered heavy casualties as a result of the Arclight airstrikes conducted in a bid to suppress the activities of the murderous Moslem group which have been rampant in different parts of the country amid efforts to end the ongoing violence through reconciliation efforts.

According to a statement released by the provincial government media office, over 20 holy warriors were killed in an Arclight airstrike conducted in Marjah district on Friday.

The statement further added a safe haven of the Talibs was destroyed in the air raid, preventing the Talibs to use the safe haven for coordinating terrorist attacks and manufacturing explosives.

A school compound was used by the Talibs for the manufacture of explosives and coordinating terrorist attacks, the statement added.

In the meantime, the commander of 505th Corps of the Afghan National Army conducted air raids in Nad-e-Ali, Marjah and Nawa districts, leaving over 100 Talibs dead or maimed.

The Talibs have not commented regarding the reports so far which comes as the holy warriors affiliated with the group have been attempting to intensify attacks in different part of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
during the recent months.

The officials had earlier announced that the Taliban group has been attempting to shift the group’s grand council from Quetta city of Pakistain to Helmand province as the group has intensified attacks in this province during the recent months.

Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [163 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  A competent CIA would be putting out the word that the various IS, Taliban, AQ factions are phoning in the coordinates and tactical reports on each other
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2016 13:01 Comments || Top||

#2  Are the recent high kill counts real?
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/27/2016 13:51 Comments || Top||


48 militants, 4 Afghan soldiers killed as violence surges in Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 48 anti-government armed faceless myrmidons and 4 Afghan soldiers were killed amid intensifying violence across the country.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said at least 55 faceless myrmidons were also maimed and others were maimed during the same operations.

According to an operational update by MoD, at least 22 of the faceless myrmidons were killed and 2 others were maimed in Arclight airstrike conducted in Marjah district of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
The operational further added that 15 faceless myrmidons were killed and over 40 others were maimed in a separate operation conducted in Khanabad district of Helmand province.

At least 10 faceless myrmidons including 2 commanders of the faceless myrmidons group were killed in a separate operation conducted in Charchino district of Uruzgan province, MoD adde.d

MoD also added that four soldiers serving with the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces also bit the dust during the same operations.

The anti-government armed faceless myrmidons groups including the Talibs have not commented regarding the reports so far.

This comes as the Afghan national security forces have stepped up counter-terrorism operations amid deteriorating security situation across the country as the anti-government armed bully boy groups have increased to their insurgency activities during the recent months.

Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


10 militants killed, 27 wounded in Afghan forces operations in Kunduz
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 10 Taliban Lions of Islam were killed and 27 others were maimed during the ongoing operations in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the murderous Moslems were killed or maimed during the military raids being conducted as part of Thunder-1 clearance operations.

A statement by MoD said the shadow district governor of the Taliban group was also among those injured during the operations.

MoD in its further added that the operations are being implemented in the central parts of Kunduz province a number of vehicles used by the murderous Moslems were also destroyed during the operations.

According to MoD, the Taliban shadow district governor injured during the operations has been identified as Doctor Hussain who was leading the Taliban group murderous Moslems in Khanabad district.

The Talibs group has not commented regarding the report so far.

The control of the strategic Kunduz city, the bustling provincial capital of northern Kunduz province was briefly taken over by the Talibs during the summer time last year.

However,
there's more than one way to stuff a chicken...
the Afghan forces managed to retake its control after launching clearance operations with the support of the US forces who were providing close-air support.

Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [104 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban equipped with Humvee armored vehicles attack security posts in Balkh
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A group of armed Talibs equipped with Humvee armored vehicles launched coordinated attacks on security posts in northern Balkh province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials in Balkh, the Afghan cops managed to successfully repulse the attack by the Taliban militnats which was launched late on Friday night.

The officials further added that the Talibs attacked three security posts in Dasht-e-Khairabad located on the highway towards Khulm district.

The highway also connects the restive Kunduz province in the north which was briefly taken over by the Talibs las summer, the officials added.

According to the officials, the security posts were occupied by the public uprising security forces and members of the Afghan national security forces who successfully repulsed the attack by the Talibs.

Pictures emerging from the site of the attack purportedly showed Humvee armored vehicles caputred by the security forces following the attack.

The Talibs had also written ‘Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan’ and ‘Omari Lashkar’ on the Humvee armored vehicles which they were using for the offensive in Balkh province.

The Talibs group has not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [171 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  and where did they acquire these armored Humvees?
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2016 8:11 Comments || Top||

#2  When they fled the AO, the Afghan army probably left them for the Taliban rather than destroying them.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2016 8:14 Comments || Top||

#3  ...and the Tellies found someone who could keep them going. Not to be confused with the national/state government that probably couldn't.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 03/27/2016 9:00 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Long War Journal: al-Shabaab overruns Somali army base
Posted by: Frozen Al || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [149 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab


Africa North
More deaths as Zawia Warshefana fighting continues
Tripoli, 26 March 2016:

A bloody 24 hours in Zawia has seen at least eight more deaths, including the execution of six men, five of them brothers and the slaying by shellfire of an Indian nurse and her baby son.

The bodies of the six men were found with gunshots wounds to the head and clear signs of torture. Pictures show that their hands had been bound behind them.

The Al-Moudi brothers, Sabri, Naji, Ashraf, Ehab and Essam, aged between 35 and 19 and their 32 year-old friend Majdi Shushan were seized yesterday from the Moudi family home in Zawia by an armed group. The town’s police police spokesman, said they had been abducted by “a gang from Warshefana” as part of the continuing violence between the two rival communities, in which 11 men died on Thursday. A large crowd of mourners attended the funerals of the six men this afternoon.

The Indian nurse Suni Sathyan, 31 and her toddler son Pranev were killed when a shell exploded in their Zawia apartment. Her husband Vipin Kumar was out of the building at the time. The Indian foreign ministry has said that Sathyan was one of 27 Indian medical staff still working at Zawia hospital. The ministry repeated its call for all Indian nationals to leave Libya immediately. It is unclear who fired the deadly shell.

Meanwhile there are unconfirmed reports that a Zawia resident and his sister were fatally wounded and his wife and two year old daughter seriously injured when they tried to run a Warshefana roadblock yesterday. The man was reportedly rushing his daughter to Tripoli for emergency treatment.
Posted by: badanov || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [137 views] Top|| File under:


More IS murders in Sirte
Tripoli, 26 March 2016:

IS reportedly murdered three Libyan army soldiers yesterday in Sirte though pictures released by the terrorists show only two men being killed with a shot to the back of the head.

It is unclear where the soldiers were captured. One report has it that they were picked up in their home town of Ajdabiya where they had gone on leave from Benghazi.

IS also posted pictures of floggings yesterday, carried out, like the executions, after Friday prayers.

Meanwhile in Tripoli, two Bangladeshis have been kidnapped, it is feared by IS. The Bangladeshi online newspaper BDNews24 reported that Asaduzzaman Russell and a friend had gone out yesterday to buy groceries when they were chased and seized by five armed men in a car. Another Tripoli friend, who telephoned Russell’s brother in Bangladesh, said that he believed that the gunmen were members of IS
Posted by: badanov || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [120 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Britain
Muslim Tries to Be Moderate, Gets Killed
A popular shopkeeper who wished Christians a happy Easter on Facebook was stabbed to death in what police in Scotland say was a "religiously prejudiced" attack carried out by a fellow Muslim, it was reported Saturday.

A vigil was held Friday night in Glasgow’s Shawlands neighborhood in memory of Asad Shah who was killed the day before-- a few hours after he apparently posted messages on Facebook that said "Good Friday and very happy Easter, especially to my beloved Christian nation."

"Let’s follow the real footstep of beloved holy Jesus Christ and get the real success in both worlds," one of the messages said.

Police said a 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Shah’s death. Police said the suspect is Muslim. He was not been identified.

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined the vigil in support of Shah and his family.

"Moved to be one of hundreds tonight as Shawlands united in grief for Asad Shah and support for his family," Sturgeon tweeted afterward, the BBC reported Saturday.

According to the BBC, those attending the memorial were encouraged to bring a daffodil. Those at the gathering laid flowers and lit candles.

"It was very respectful," vigil organizer Eildon Dyer told the BBC. "There were a lot of people clearly very upset. There were a lot of tears and lots and lots of flowers."

Dyer added: "Everybody has said he was the nicest man. He was clearly much-loved. Everybody had nice stories to tell about him and warm stories. It's just very, very sad."

Scottish police promise a full investigation into Shah’s death.
Posted by: Ho Chi Crinens5363 || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [289 views] Top|| File under: Islamic Jihad

#1  Sure they do....not. No reason to do something that would get you accused of Islamophobia.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 03/27/2016 1:19 Comments || Top||

#2  I'm sure the authorities will have this cleared up in a jiffy. /Besoeker
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 03/27/2016 1:32 Comments || Top||

#3  >Police said a 32-year-old man has been arrested in connection with Shah’s death. Police said the suspect is Muslim. He was not been identified.

The biggest surprise is the MSM BBC reported that the arrested person is also muzzie.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 03/27/2016 14:22 Comments || Top||


Europe
Greece arrests six people for forging asylum seekers' documents
[REUTERS] Greek police tossed in the slammer
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
six people on Saturday in an operation to break up a gang which counterfeited documents for asylum seekers on a Greek island, the coastguard said.

The criminal group was active on the island of Kos, the coastguard said in a statement, adding that the authorities seized computers, cameras and a large number of fake documents and mobile phones from several houses on the island.

About one million refugees and migrants colonists arrived to Greece last year, fleeing conflict in the Middle East and beyond and seeking to reach wealthier Western European countries.

The European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
have agreed to stop the flow of migrants colonists to Europe in return for political and financial concessions for Ankara, sealing off the main route by which people poured across the Aegean islands, including Kos.

About 50,000 refugees and migrants colonists were in Greece on Saturday, many living in squalid conditions in tents near its northern border with Macedonia, waiting for a border to open.

Under the EU-Turkey deal, hundreds of new arrivals have been detained since Sunday. Refugees or migrants colonists whose applications fail will be sent back to Turkey.
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [147 views] Top|| File under:


Raids uncover evidence of Europe-wide jihadist cell
[CBSNEWS] In the wake of the bombings in Belgium this week -- and increasing criticism of officials for their inability to thwart those attacks -- police in the last 24 hours have made at least four arrests in a series of raids in Belgium and four other countries across Europe.

New evidence shows disturbing evidence of just how big the terror network is across Europe.

CBS News' Allen Pizzey reports from Brussels that, as the effort to break the terrorist cell that carried out the bombings goes on, Belgian officials are coming under increased scrutiny and criticism for what is being seen as a series of intelligence failures.

In an operation that played out in full view, Belgian police shot a man who was spotted with a suspicious bag at a tram stop Friday.

The raids have uncovered what is being described as "alarming" evidence of a Europe-wide jihadist cell connected to the attacks in Belgium as well as those in Gay Paree in November.

DNA found on a boom jacket and a piece of cloth at the Bataclan concert hall massacre in Gay Paree and a bomb at the Stade de La Belle France stadium was that of Brussels airport bomber Najim Laachraoui.

In a stark contrast to other places where jihadi gunnies have struck, there has been no militaristic flag-waving in Brussels and no real backlash against Muslims.

As the Belgian prime minister put it in a speech to Parliament, "freedom ... the rule of law and tolerance are more than ever our reference points for moving forward together."

But moving forward is a slow process. With a manhunt on for at least two missing suspects, the authorities announced that Brussels' airport won't open before Tuesday at the earliest.
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


IS Supporters Release Video with Exploding Eiffel Tower
[PJMEDIA] A new video posted online by ISIS supporters shows the Eiffel Tower exploding and crashing to the ground in stylized, video game animation.

The video begins with a river of blood pooling and dripping off a wooden table filled with stacks of American money, guns, knives and bullets.

It's ripped from a video game, as betrayed by the name of a video game designer with a U.S. company carved in the wood of the animated table.

The video is titled "A message to the Western Kafir [Disbelievers] from the Supporters of the Caliphate." It's narrated in English and subtitled in Arabic, and was posted on YouTube and other file-sharing sites.

It included Defense Department footage related to strikes on 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....
and news footage of ISIS attacks.

"To you western Kafir, you that meant to fight Islam," the narrator warns, "vengeance is coming" against the "new crusaders," and "it will be welcomed by Allah's permission."

The video threatens to "rip your cross," showing video of ISIS members tearing down church crosses in the territory occupied by the Islamic State.

"So we will invade London, Brussels and Berlin, like we did in Gay Paree before," the narrator warns, adding "supporters of the Islamic caliphate state are determined that their [inaudible] will be at the earliest time."

"We will come to you and terrify you everywhere," he says. "We will come after you from where you don't expect" and "fill your streets with blood."
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [163 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Damn, couldn't they do the very basic Decent thing and blow up the Pompidou Centre?
Posted by: Shipman || 03/27/2016 11:36 Comments || Top||


Belgium charges suspected Brussels airport bomber, two others
[AlAhram] Belgium on Saturday charged a suspect thought to be the runaway third Brussels airport bomber with terrorist murder, as a peace march for the victims was cancelled for security reasons after the attacks in the heart of Europe.

The postponement of the Easter Sunday rally underscored the tension in Belgium as police track members of an 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 cell linked to both Tuesday's Brussels attacks that killed 31 people and a similar assault on Gay Paree in November.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [494 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Belgian film-maker is charged with 'terrorist murder'
[DAILYMAIL.CO.UK] Belgian prosecutors have placed in durance vile
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
and charged a new suspect in the investigation into the Brussels terror attacks.

The federal prosecutor's office said in a statement today that a man identified as Faycal Cheffou, was one of six men detained in a police raid on Thursday.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [181 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Belgian nuclear research centre security guard murdered
Concerns terrorists are plotting an attack on power station

A security guard who worked at a Belgian nuclear plant was murdered and had his security pass stolen, just two days after the Brussels terror attacks.

Didier Prospero was shot several times in the bathroom of his home in the Charleroi region of Belgium. The unidentified killers shot Prospero, who worked for G4S security at a Belgian nuclear research centre.

A family member found Prospero's body lying next to that of his sheep dog, Beauce, who had also been shot dead. Police found several .22 bullet casings in the room but there was no firearm in the isolated farm house.

Belgian prosecutors denied the 45-year-old security worker's access pass had been stolen.
"No, no, certainly not! It was, umm, copied, that's all!"
The Charleroi prosecutor's office in charge of the case 'formally denied' any connection between the murder of Prospero, who was shot dead on Thursday at his home in Froidchapelle and a planned terror attack.

He was in charge of security for a nuclear research centre at Fleurus. Media had said he worked at a nuclear power plant. Belgian police are refusing to link Prospero's murder to the ongoing terror investigation, however further evidence of an ISIS plan to hit a nuclear power station has emerged.
"We can say no more!"
According to the New York Times, several employees working in the Belgian nuclear industry have had their security clearances revoked over potential ISIS plots. Following last November's terror attack in Paris, Belgian police recovered surveillance footage of a senior nuclear official in the home of ISIS ringleader Mohamed Bakkali, who was arrested and is currently facing terrorism charges.

It is feared the murder may be part of an ISIS plot to attack the facility and release radioactive waste into the atmosphere. Or, the terrorists could have been planning to steal radioactive material to create a so-called dirty bomb. Also, it is possible the terrorists wanted to sabotage a critical piece of machinery and cause the plant to meltdown, leading to a critical release of radioactive material.
That's the trifecta, and they're not mutually exclusive...
Sebastien Berg, spokesman for the federal agency responsible for Belgium's nuclear industry said they were fearful of a bomb exploding inside a plant or terrorists conducting a 9/11-style attack using a hijacked aircraft.

In 2012, two workers from a plant in Doel fled to Syria to join the jihadis. They are believed to have fought alongside Abdelhamid Abaaoud, mastermind behind the Paris attacks. One of the men is believed to have been killed in Syria, while the second served a short prison sentence in Belgium for terror-related offences in 2014.

Nuclear power plants are known to be targets for the terror network behind the Brussels bombings and the Paris attacks in November. In a nation on high alert following this week's attacks, the report stokes fears about the possibility militants are seeking to get hold of nuclear material or planning to attack a nuclear site. Such is the level of fear within the Belgian nuclear power industry, all non-essential staff at the Doel and Tihange power plants have been sent home.

For the foreseeable future Belgium's nuclear plants will continue operating with staffing levels similar to weekend service to ensure that no unauthorised personnel could gain access to the plants.
Unless the bad guys plant someone on the inside who is considered 'essential'...
'Some 1,000 people work on sites like these. Their backgrounds are all checked thoroughly, but better safe than sorry.'

On Thursday, Derniere Heure newspaper had reported the suicide bombers who blew themselves up on Tuesday originally considered targeting a nuclear site, but a series of arrests of suspect militants forced them to speed up their plans and instead switch focus to the Belgian capital. However, Charleroi prosecutors has reportedly played down reports of a connection between the murder and a planned terror attack, according to the Belga news agency.
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Great White North
Canadian man arrested under anti-terrorism law
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] A Canadian man has been placed in durance vile
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
under the country's anti-terrorism law, police said on Saturday.

Kevin Omar Mohammed, 23, was taken into custody with a "preventive arrest" under the Fear of Terrorism Offence section of the law, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement.

Police said the arrest is not linked to the recent attacks in Brussels and there was no indication of a domestic attack.

Mohammed's lawyer, Anser Farooq, said Mohammed was arrested on Friday and appeared in court in Brampton, west of Toronto, on Saturday. Farooq says the arrest involved "a number of" terrorism offences but that his client was not charged with any.

According to the police statement, Mohammed was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and possession of a weapon dangerous to public peace. There were no immediate details on specific allegations.

Farooq said the weapon in question was a knife.

Mohammed will appear in court again on Tuesday. There is no immediate indication on how he intended to plead.
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India-Pakistan
Pakistan ROP Celebrates Easter In Park. 60 Dead
An explosion ripped through a crowded Pakistan park where Christians were celebrating Easter on Sunday, killing at least 60 people, officials told the Associated Press.

About 300 people were injured when a bomb detonated in the parking area of Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park in the eastern city of Lahore.

A suicide bomber is suspected of being responsible for the blast, though authorities continue to investigate. Ball bearings, which may have been shrapnel from the bomb, were found at the scene, according to AFP.

The explosion reportedly occurred just outside the exit gate and near rides for children

"When the blast occurred, the flames were so high they reached above the trees and I saw bodies flying in the air," Hasan Imran, 30, told Reuters.

A police superintendent said most of the dead were women and children, according to Reuters. Salman Rafiq, an adviser to the chief minister of Punjab province, said many of the wounded were in a critical condition.
Headline fixed 1445 CT.
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#1  Head should read Pak. My typo
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2016 14:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Thx Dr Steve
Posted by: Frank G || 03/27/2016 20:13 Comments || Top||

#3  0bean administration still poring through the evidence trying to determine if it's a hate crime or not.
Posted by: gorb || 03/27/2016 23:20 Comments || Top||

#4  0bean administration still poring through the evidence trying to determine if it's a hate crime tea party people or not.

Fixed...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/27/2016 23:46 Comments || Top||


4 terror suspects die in Lodran
MULTAN: Four suspected terrorists belonging to an outlawed organisation were allegedly killed in an encounter with the personnel of the Counterterrorism Department in the Adam Wahan Village in the Lodhran District late on Friday night.

CTD officials had a report that up to seven suspects were hiding in the village. They raided the terrorist hideout in the Sadar police precincts in the Lodhran District and the terror suspects threw two hand grenades at them.

The CTD officials retaliated, killing four suspected terrorists at the scene. A suicide vest, a hand grenade, a rifle and other weapons were found on the suspects. The suspects have yet to be identified.
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Rangers seize firearms in Karachi
KARACHI: The Pakistan Rangers, Sindh, claimed on Saturday to have seized a large quantity of arms and ammunition from the residence of a ‘former sector in-charge’ in Korangi and said they had foiled a ‘big conspiracy’ to trigger terrorism in the city.

The paramilitary force, acting on information provided by some detained suspects, raided the house of a former sector in-charge belonging to a militant wing in Bagh-i-Korangi area and found weapons hidden there, said the spokesperson.

The Rangers official did not identify the purported militant wing nor its ex-sector in charge.

Seized arms included one LMG, 15 SMGs and thousands of rounds.

“These arms and ammunition were stockpiled to carry out a big act of lawlessness in Karachi,” claimed the Rangers official.

Two suspected targeted killers were also apprehended during this action, said a Rangers’ statement.

Published in Dawn, March 27th, 2016
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Iraq
Kurd rocket artillery hits ISIS positions in Mosul
[ARA News] ERBIL – Peshmerga forces launched grad and katyusha rockets at the ISIS-held Iraqi northwestern city of Mosul from the Naweran frontline for the second time, military sources said.

“It has been going on for a whole day, you can see grad and katyusha rockets. They [Peshmerga] have been launching them all day. They have brought four trucks with rocket launchers,” Ryan O’Leary, a US fighter in the Peshmerga ranks told ARA News.

“There are also non-stop airstrikes and artillery attacks on ISIS position in Mosul. The Turkish tanks have been hitting them [ISIS] as well,” he added.

“Since noon, 15 to 20 missiles have been hitting ISIS every hour, I don’t think they hit Mosul city itself, but the outskirts,” he said.

However, the Islamic State confirmed the Peshmerga forces hit the city.

“The Peshmerga forces indiscriminately shell the Nur and Bakr neighborhoods on the western bank of Mosul,” Islamic State’s semi official news agency Amaq said on Friday.

“In Naweran frontline, they hit the Xursabad village in the hands of Daesh [ISIS] with rockets,” Peshmerga officer Islam Chali told ARA News. “Moreover, the same day also at the Hardan frontline, they attacked the Daesh-controlled Ayadhiya village, near Mosul,” he added.

This is not the first time Peshmerga forces start launching rocket attacks on ISIS forces. Since January 2015, Kurdish forces have fired hundreds of rockets at ISIS-positions in Mosul.

Kurds shoot down ISIS drone in Mosul

[ARA News] The Kurdish Peshmerga forces shot down a drone from the Islamic State [ISIS] on Friday evening near the Keske Junction on the Mosul frontline.

“Peshmerga forces managed to shoot down a aircraft used by Daesh [ISIS] to observe and photograph Peshmerga positions,” Islam Chali, a Peshmerga officer told ARA News.

The drone was used by ISIS to carry out surveillance on Peshmerga positions.

The Islamic State uses surveillance drones bought at the black market to spy on “enemy” positions.

Moreover, the ISIS group uses drone footage in their propaganda videos against their enemies.

When the Islamic State attacked the Kurdish city of Kobane in northern Syria they published drone footage to show their various suicide attacks in the city.

The Kurdish Peshmerga recaptured the strategic junction of Keske from ISIS in January 2015, cutting off one of the main supply lines between the ISIS strongholds of Mosul and Raqqa.
Posted by: badanov || 03/27/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [147 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Turkish dies in ISIS rocket artillery attack
(IraqiNews.com) The Turkish military announced on Saturday the killing of one of its soldiers and wounding another in a rocket attack by ISIS north of Iraq.

The Turkish military said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “This evening, ISIS targeted a base belonging to the Turkish army in northern Iraq by a rocket attack, killing one soldier and wounding another,” pointing out that, “[The military] had responded by targeting the [ISIS] sites which were specified in the region,” and adding that, “The injured soldier was evacuated to a hospital in the province of Şırnak southeast Turkey.”
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30 ISIS troops die on attack on oilfield
(IraqiNews.com) Salahaddin – A security source in Salahuddin Province announced on Saturday, that the joint forces repulsed ISIS attack on Ajil oil field east of Tikrit from four axes, while pointed out to the killing of 30 ISIS militants and one of the security forces during the operation.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “This afternoon, a joint force from the army, Federal Police and al-Hashed al-Shaabi managed to repel a violent attack carried out by ISIS militants from four axes on the defense lines near Ajil oil field in Hamrin Mountain east of Tikrit, killing 30 members of ISIS and one Federal Police member.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The operation also resulted in the destruction of three vehicles belonging to ISIS.”
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#1  4 axes attack noted.
Posted by: Shipman || 03/27/2016 2:43 Comments || Top||


Ninevah Nightmares: 29 die
Iraqi forces attack ISIS in 2 villages

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – A security source in Nineveh Province revealed on Saturday, that the joint forces launched a security operation to liberate Nineveh and besieged two villages within al-Qayyarah axis.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The joint forces from Nineveh Operations, Peshmerga and al-Hashed al-Asha’ri started an operation to liberate al-Nasr and Humaidan villages in al-Qayyarah village,” pointing out that, “The joint forces are clashing with ISIS and will liberate the two villages in the coming few hours.”

The source added, “The security forces are moving based on an accurate plan to cut ISIS supply lines.”

4 ISIS boomniks die

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – A security source in Nineveh province said Saturday, that the army forces had killed four suicide bombers belonging to the ISIS south of the province.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Military troops from the [army’s] Fifteenth Division had managed, this morning, to kill four suicide bombers driving four armored vehicles in an attempt to get close to the military forces near the village of al-Khattab in the vicinity of Qayyarah (5 km south of Nineveh).”

The source added, “The anti-armor missiles have achieved 100 percent injury in the destruction of four targets before approaching the military troops near the village of al-Khattab.”

25 ISIS Bad Guys die in artillery attacks

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – A source in Nineveh Liberation Operations Command announced on Friday, that 25 fighters of the so-called ISIS were killed in an artillery shelling south of Mosul.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “A force from the army’s 15th brigade carried out an artillery shelling on ISIS headquarters in al-Khatab village in Qayyarah District during ISIS members meeting.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “The shelling resulted in the killing of 25 militants belonging to ISIS, as well as destructing their headquarters completely.”
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#1  I've been enjoying your headlines, badanov.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/27/2016 10:24 Comments || Top||

#2  Thanks
Posted by: badanov || 03/27/2016 21:53 Comments || Top||


Baghdad bomb and Bullet Bulletin: 2 die
1 dies in Baghdad bombing

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

The source reported for IraqiNews.com, “This morning, a bomb exploded near a popular market in Abu Ghraib District (20 km west of Baghdad), killing one person and injuring eight others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department.”

1 killed on bomb attack

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source within the police force said on Saturday, that one civilian had been killed and three others were injured in a bomb blast that took place in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “Today, an explosive device has went off in the southern area of al-Rashid in southern the capital Baghdad, resulting in the death of one civilian and wounding three others.”

In a related context, the source, who requested anonymity, added, “A force from the police found the body of a man that was shot dead in the area of al-Baya southwest of Baghdad,” noting that, “The body was taken to the forensic medicine department.”
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Pentagon Militias, CIA Militias Turn On Each Other In Syria
[Daily Caller] Rebel militias in Syria backed by both the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency are starting to turn on each other in a most gruesome and farcical fashion, as U.S. military planners scramble to regain some semblance of control.

The rebel groups are fighting near the Turkish border in Aleppo, Syria, and while the fighting has already gone on for several months, it’s now taking a turn for the worse in this now five-year-old civil war, The Los Angeles Times reports.

The Pentagon is mostly funneling resources to Kurdish troops in northern Syria, while the CIA is providing TOW missiles to rebel groups from its base of operations out of Turkey. Kurdish troops are mainly focused on taking out the Islamic State, but the CIA is covertly keeping the pressure on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Both groups are now skirmishing as they close in on Aleppo.
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#1  Remember, if you elect Trump, the whole World will laugh at you!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2016 4:58 Comments || Top||

#2  Governmental agency goals malalignment, lack of focus, absence of long-term predictive analysis, lives U.S. gov't personnel placed at risk?

But "at this point, what difference does it make?"
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2016 5:11 Comments || Top||

#3  None at all, Besoeker, at least to the one to whom it should matter.

Zero checked out before he checked in.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/27/2016 7:31 Comments || Top||

#4  Khaki on Peach?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/27/2016 8:12 Comments || Top||

#5  Foggy Bottom and the Klingons? Could this have been what took place in Benghazi?
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2016 8:17 Comments || Top||

#6  My militia can beat up your militia!
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/27/2016 9:40 Comments || Top||

#7  This strategy appears to be something Pakistan would do.
Posted by: Airandee || 03/27/2016 10:05 Comments || Top||

#8  If you wanted to destroy a country, a good way to do it would be to somehow place into power some leader who could actually get different parts of the military/security apparatus to openly engage in combat against one other ....

..... oh, wait ......
Posted by: Lone Ranger || 03/27/2016 11:03 Comments || Top||

#9  So not only do we provide assistance to two separate militias that have decided to fight each other but we are borrowing money at an unsustainable rate to do it.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/27/2016 11:39 Comments || Top||

#10  Besoeker,

Methinks that Stephens was about to blow the trumpet on a big CIA arms deal and got himself in the middle of it. Because what the CIA was doing was highly sensitive, the POTUS and SECSTATE pulled the plug on his security and let things play out.

I believe the Foggy Bottom vs. Klingon is exactly what happened.
Posted by: Bill Clinton || 03/27/2016 13:15 Comments || Top||

#11  I believe the Foggy Bottom vs. Klingon is exactly what happened.
Posted by Bill Clinton


And so do I. Some indication or evidence might be found in Obama's actions and hand-off immediately following the attack. Hoping to escape the blast radius of warring parties Clinton and Brennan, Obama takes flight to the campaign fund raising circuit where he is most comfortable. Former Director CIA, then SECDEF Leon Panetta takes charge of the ugly details.

Brennan and the Klingons were the physical, or 'on-site' clean up team. Notice how seldom Brennan has discussed Benghazi. Foggy Bottom became the media and damage control component, whilst POTUS attempted to secure his role as sympathetic adult and enforcer of silence and inaction among senior military leaders.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2016 13:46 Comments || Top||

#12  Stephens became an "inconvenient" ambassador.
Posted by: Bill Clinton || 03/27/2016 14:48 Comments || Top||

#13  Methinks that Stephens was about to blow the trumpet on a big CIA arms deal and got himself in the middle of it... I believe the Foggy Bottom vs. Klingon is exactly what happened.

I take the opposite tack. Stephens got the ambassadorship due to his relationships with the various groups that rose to fight Qadaffi. It's likely that he liked playing "spy". That State took the actions it did prior to the attack indicates that it was cooperating (at the least) with Langley.

Bengazi got back burner-ed but not because of a Foggy Bottom vs. Klingon intramural.
Posted by: Pappy || 03/27/2016 16:49 Comments || Top||

#14  It's likely that he liked playing "spy". That State took the actions it did prior to the attack indicates that it was cooperating (at the least) with Langley.

Your theory certainly has merit. The one man who could validate Stephens as a "spy" would be the Chief of Station, whom of course, we've not heard from. Nor will we ever. My gut feeling is, if he was 'spying,' he was doing so for DoS, the Beest, her internal intelligence and CT apparatus, and not the Klingons.

Over zealous Clinton diplodink and deal maker gone bad is more likely. Buggered the Klingon work project as well, so their sympathy meter never left it's peg.

No argument it got "back burner-ed." Stephens may have not even been cold yet when that decision was made.

Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2016 17:42 Comments || Top||

#15  Over zealous Clinton diplodink and deal maker gone bad is more likely.

Actually, he'd been Foreign Service since 1991. Fairly good record, mostly in the Middle East. Spoke Arabic and French She did hand-pick him for the job, though. And she knew him personally.

So, your theory too has "merit." Though I'd wipe the flecks of spittle off it before presenting it, myself.
Posted by: Pappy || 03/27/2016 23:42 Comments || Top||


Syrian army advancing inside ISIS-held Palmyra
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Syrian government forces advanced into the ancient city of Palmyra on several fronts on Saturday, backed by waves of artillery barrages and Russian air strikes, a monitoring group said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the fighting was the heaviest yet in the army's three-week campaign to recapture the desert city from ISIS fighters.

Russian warplanes deployed in Syria have made 40 sorties around the city of Palmyra over the past 24 hours, hitting 158 ISIS targets and killing more than 100 bad boys, Russian news agencies quoted Russia’s defense ministry as saying on Saturday.

It said Syrian soldiers and allied militias had taken control of neighborhoods in the western and northern parts of the city.

Syrian state media earlier said the army had taken full control of Al-Amiriya district on the northern edge of Palmyra.

Two Lebanese TV stations showed footage Saturday of Syrian tanks and machine guns firing at positions inside the town, with smoke rising over the skyline.

The Observatory says ISIS killed at least 10 soldiers in a counter-offensive earlier in the day.

Many of the Palmyra’s Roman-era relics, including the 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel and the iconic Arch of Triumph, have been blown up by ISIS. The town, a UNESCO world heritage site, has been held by ISIS since May.

Palmyra had a population of 50,000 according to a census more than 10 years ago. Those numbers were swelled hugely by an influx of people displaced by Syria's conflict, which has raged since 2011, but most fled when ISIS took over.

Recapturing the city would open up eastern Syria, where ISIS controls most of the Euphrates Valley provinces of Deir al-Zor and Raqqa, to the army.
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Heavy Russian airstrikes back Syrian army fighting Islamic State in Palmyra
[LATIMES] Syrian government forces backed by heavy Russian Arclight airstrikes have seized three neighborhoods inside Palmyra, a town with famed Roman-era ruins that fell to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
murderous Moslem group last May, state media reported Saturday.

Russian jets carried out 40 air sorties near Palmyra in the past day, hitting 158 targets and killing over 100 murderous Moslems, Russia's defense ministry said.

Syrian troops and allied bully boyz have taken up positions in the three neighborhoods that are part of the modern town, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britannia-based monitoring group.

Palmyra, affectionately known as the "bride of the desert," once attracted tens of thousands of tourists a year. Islamic State drove out government forces in a matter of days and later demolished some of the best known monuments in the UNESCO World Heritage site. The bully boyz say the ancient ruins promote idolatry.
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#1  Not left completely, then?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/27/2016 17:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Shaping the battle space g(r)om. A little vacuum here, a little vacuum there, permits them to gain a tactical appreciation and fix the enemy for the next match. Also facilitates troop leave and re-supply.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/27/2016 17:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Maybe the US Gov model, where 'cutting' is just not increasing as much as requested.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 03/27/2016 21:09 Comments || Top||


Terror Networks
US, allies conduct 26 strikes against IS group: US military
[AlAhram] The United States and its allies targeted 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 murderous Moslems in Iraq with 22 strikes on Friday and four in Syria, the US military said on Saturday.

Six of the strikes in Iraq were near Qayyarah, striking four IS group tactical units and three mortar positions.

In Syria, three strikes were near Mar'a and hit two IS tactical units.
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