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US airstrike kills ISIS 'Emir of Anbar Province' in Iraq
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Good morning
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#1  placekeeper
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Afghanistan
Taliban commanders among 36 killed in Afghan army led operations, MoD says
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 36 bandidos Lions of Islam were killed in the latest counter terrorism operations conducted the Afghan National Security Forces, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Monday.

"In the last 24 hours, as a result of the joint clearance operations of the Afghan security and defense forces aimed to topple down the Lions of Islam and protect the lives and property of people , 36 armed krazed killers, including two of their commanders and were killed , tens were maimed," according to a statement by MoD.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted in a number of the districts of Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Ghazni, Sar-e Pul, Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
, Jowzjan, Baghlan, Kunduz, Takhar and Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
provinces.

"In these joint operations of defense and security forces which were supported by heavy artillery and Air forces, 22 bandidos Lions of Islam including a commander called Zurgay, were killed and seven maimed in the vicinities of Maiwand and Sha Wali Kot district of Kunar . Two armed bandidos Lions of Islam including one of their group leaders named Abdullah was killed in Takhar as well as tow bad boyz were potted, 7 maimed in central area of Sar-e-Pul and an armed myrmidon was killed in Dand-e-Ghori district of Baghlan," the statement added.

5 armed bandidos Lions of Islam including a one of the commanders named Alef were killed, 3 others maimed and in the vicinity of Dehrawood District of Uruzgan, one armed myrmidon was bumped off, MoD said.

Additionally as a result of the clearance operation of ANA, six armed bandidos Lions of Islam were killed in Andar district of Ghazni and Zurmat of Paktia, four others were maimed, the statement said, adding that Afghan National Army as National Defense Forces for the protection of people’s lives and properties and for defeating and eradicating terror groups, will fight the enemies vigorously and are ready to give sacrifices for bringing lasting peace and stability to people.

Posted by: Fred || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [220 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Infighting among Taliban leaves 18 dead in Helmand province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 18 Talibs were killed in the latest infighting among the Taliban factions in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan, local officials said Monday.

A local security official speaking on the condition of anonymity said the festivities between the supporters of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor and Mullah Mohammad Rasool broke out in Marjah district on Sunday.

The official further added that the shootout still continue between the two sides as nearly 18 Death Eaters have bit the dust.

The festivities reportedly broke out among the Taliban factions after the supporters of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor started fight against the supporters of Mullah Rasool.

The 205th Corps of the Afghan National Army also confirmed the infighting the and said clahes still continue in various parts of Marjah which followed after Mullah Mansoor’s Death Eaters attempted to disarm the Death Eaters of Mullah Rasool.

Mullah Rasool is an arch rival to the self-declared Taliban supreme leader Mullah Mansoor who oppose with the leadership of Mansoor as successor of Mullah Omar
... a minor Pashtun commander in the war against the Soviets who made good as leader of the Taliban. As ruler of Afghanistan, he took the title Leader of the Faithful. The imposition of Pashtunkhwa on the nation institutionalized ignorance and brutality in a country already notable for its own fair share of ignorance and brutality...
The latest infighting among the Taliban factions comes almost two months after the supporters of the two factions clashed in Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
province, leaving nearly 200 Death Eaters dead.

Posted by: Fred || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [199 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


35 Taliban militants killed as Dostum leads operations in Jawzjan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 35 murderous Moslems were killed and 15 others were maimed in the latest clearance operations led by Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum
...ethnic Uzbek warlord who distinguished himself fighting the Soviets and the Taliban. The story that he had a bad guy run over with a tank is an exaggeration. It was an armored personnel carrier...
The Office of the First Vice President in a statement said the main highway connecting Sherbarghan with Sar-e-Pul province was opened during the operations.

The statement further added that 40 villages were cleared as a result of the operations which are lying along the highway.

The operations were launched early on Monday morning with the Afghan Air Force providing close-air support to the Afghan cops.

The highway was considered as one of the volatile highways in the north ahead of the operations, the statement said, adding that the murderous Moslem groups and criminal gangs were involved in destructive activities, robberies and kidnappings on the highway.

Vice President Dostum said security posts will be established in the highway similar as the other regions cleared of the murderous Moslems in a bid to prevent the return of bully boyz in the area.

He said the Taliban group has suffered heavy loss and has been defeated in the battle ground as the Afghan forces continue to chase the remaining murderous Moslems hiding in their safe havens.

The statement by the office of the Vice President said the local residents did not suffer any casualties during the operations.

Posted by: Fred || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [182 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
Sixty-seven people referred to trial over assassination of Egypt's prosecutor general
[AlArab] Egypt's Prosecutor General Nabil Sadek referred Sunday 67 people to the criminal court over the liquidation of top prosecutor Hisham Barakat in June 2015.

Barakat, 64, was killed when a boom-mobile struck his convoy in the upscale east Cairo district of Heliopolis last year.

In a statement issued on Sunday, the Prosecutor General's office said the defendants were members of the outlawed Moslem Brüderbund who "conspired" with Death Eaters of the Gazoo-based Islamist Paleostinian group Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, to target a number of leading Egyptian officials in order to "sow chaos in the country."

In March, the Egyptian ministry of interior said14 members of the Moslem Brüderbund participated directly in the plan to murder Barakat.

Hamas denied any involvement in the liquidation.

The Moslem Brüderbund is designated as a terrorist organization in Egypt by the government.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/10/2016 00:00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Second kidnapped Warshefana boy murdered when ransom unpaid
Gotta make that gun money somehow...
Kidnappers dumped the body of a young boy outside a Warshefana mosque yesterday after his family failed to raise the demanded LD 200,000 ransom.

The victim, Eham Mahdani, thought to be nine or ten, was seized outside his Warshfana home eight days ago. It is reported that forensic tests found that the boy had probably not been given anything to eat since his abduction. The cause of death has not been released. A photo of Eham’s body shows signs of bruising to the neck and forehead.

“Once again this crime demonstrates the loss of all humanity in the country” said Taher Al-Badawi, the former spokesman of Supreme Council of Elders of Libya in a social media post today.

Badawi quit his post in February in protest at a similar kidnapping, also in Warshfana. The gang that seized 12 year-old Abdullah Daghnush said they would kill him unless they were paid LD 2 million, which was later reduced to LD 500,000. The family were unable to raise the money.

After Abdullah’s father received a call from the criminals, he found his son’s body between Janzur and Siyad. The rope with which he had been hanged was still around his neck and it was clear that he had been tortured.

Kidnappings appear to have increased significantly in recent months. By no means all these crimes are reported to any authority or given any publicity. The abductors have sometimes made this one of their conditions.
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [220 views] Top|| File under:


Arabia
Saudi Police Shoot Dead Suspected Jihadist
[AnNahar] Saudi security forces on Monday rubbed out a suspected jihadist in the western province of Taif a day after a policeman was killed in a shootout, the interior ministry said.

The gunman was killed after refusing to surrender to security forces hunting him over his suspected involvement in an attempt to infiltrate a cop shoppe parking area in the province on Sunday, a ministry statement said.

It identified him as Mohammed al-Maliki, adding that he had threatened in a video message to attack police and had been involved in a previous attack in which a policeman was killed.

The past week has seen a rise in such incidents in the kingdom, where 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 (IS) has previously claimed bombings and other attacks targeting security forces.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/10/2016 00:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under:


Yemen’s Mukalla Airport Reopens with after Qaeda Withdrawal
The airport has reopened at the Yemeni coastal city of Mukalla which was recaptured by government and Emirati soldiers in April after a year-long occupation by al Qaeda, local officials said.

The first flight in on Sunday was a plane carrying relief supplies from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the officials said. The UAE claimed the consignment was carrying 20 tons of medicines and medical accessories from the UAE Red Moon Shaped Thingy Crescent.

The southeastern town's Riyan airport halted regular services a year ago after al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) took over the town and made it the center of a rich mini-state along the Arabian Sea coastline.

Around 2,000 Yemeni and Emirati troops advanced into Mukalla in the last week of April, taking control of its maritime port and airport. Al Qaeda alleged it withdrew to save the city from destruction. Al-Qaeda claim came to evade announcing its defeat.
So how long do Emirati troops stay, and what happens when they leave?
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in Arabia


Europe
One Dead After Stabbing Near Munich! Perp Screamed Allahu Akbar!
Another source is the Daily Beast.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 05/10/2016 05:22 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [240 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Islamistic background is not confirmed. The perp is a native German (no migration history), has no Islamic background whatsoever, is a drug addict and a mentally deranged person.

He may have shouted Allahu akbar (not confirmed yet), but that could have been a meaningless provocation. But we'll certainly watch this case in order to prevent authorities from manipulating facts.
Posted by: European Conservative || 05/10/2016 7:31 Comments || Top||

#2  The picture is still very confusing, but he might have been a convert.
Posted by: European Conservative || 05/10/2016 12:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Thank you, European Conservative.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/10/2016 16:28 Comments || Top||


Convicted terrorist who ‘beheaded heretic’ on the loose in Belgium
[POLITICO.EU] A convicted terrorist who was caught on tape admitting he beheaded "a heretic" is still on the streets, according to Belgian newspaper reports on Monday.

Iliass Khayari, 25, was convicted for being part of a terrorist group in Brussels last week. He was given a five-year prison sentence -- half of it suspended -- but the judge said Khayari did not have to go to jail immediately and could go free until the appeals process is completed, according to Het Laatste Nieuws. That process could take months.

After his conviction, the newspaper revealed details of a bugged phone call in which Khayari said he beheaded a man for being "a heretic" while fighting for Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
in Syria.

"He is an enemy of Allah. That’s why I beheaded him," Khayari is alleged to have said.

Despite being urged by the federal prosecutor to arrest Khayari over the confession in the call, the judge refused.

An investigation into the alleged beheading has been opened.
Posted by: Fred || 05/10/2016 00:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  "Iliass Khayari, 25, was convicted for being part of a terrorist group in Brussels last week... the judge said Khayari did not have to go to jail immediately and could go free until the appeals process is completed...."

Makes you wonder if the judge is sane or just a leftist symp

Posted by: lord garth || 05/10/2016 6:01 Comments || Top||

#2  The Judge should serve out this guy's sentence in the graybar hotel and for any future crimes he commits
Posted by: Frank G || 05/10/2016 12:01 Comments || Top||


Slovak customs officers shoot and injure Syrian migrant woman
Slovak customs officers injured a Syrian woman on May 9 when they shot at a car carrying migrants from Hungary into Slovakia, authorities said. This may be the first reported incident inside the continent's passport-free Schengen zone where migrants have been shot at.
I'm not sure I know the Slovak words for "Stop or I'll shoot"...
The officers stopped four passenger cars entering Slovakia from Hungary in the early hours of May 9, the Financial Administration that runs the customs service said in a press release. Three cars complied with an order to stop but the fourth tried to escape and endangered three officers, it said.

"The officers fired warning shots and when the car did not stop they fired at the car, injuring one person," it said, without further details.
So the person caught a bullet for being stupid...
A hospital in Dunajska Streda, southern Slovakia, said the injured person was a Syrian woman aged about 26 and that she was in a stable condition after undergoing surgery to remove a bullet from her back.

The cars and the passengers were handed over to the border police, the Financial Administration said.

Slovakia has so far seen only a trickle of migrants trying to cross its territory to reach Germany, the favoured destination for people fleeing conflicts and poverty in the Middle East and beyond. But the government fears tighter border controls by neighbouring Austria could prompt more migrants to use Slovakia as a stepping stone from Hungary as they head west.
Posted by: Steve White || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [228 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sounds like a winning strategy to keep the 'migrants' out!
Posted by: Raj || 05/10/2016 0:17 Comments || Top||

#2  This may be the first reported incident inside the continent's passport-free Schengen zone where migrants have been shot at.

Not the first.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 05/10/2016 7:43 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
12 injured in grenade blast near Uzair’s home in Lyari
[DAWN] KARACHI: At least 12 people, including two alleged gangsters, were maimed in a grenade kaboom near the residence of placed in durance vile
You have the right to remain silent...
leader of the banned Peoples Amn Committee
... Peoples' Peace Committee is a group of brown turbans tied to the Pakn People's Party and based in Blood-soaked Karachi. It was founded by an infamous gangster, Rehman Dakait in 2008. It is accused of being involved in organized crime and gang wars. After Rehman departed this vale of tears in 2009, leadership of the group was taken over by Uzair Baloch, who is probably associated with the Tataglias or the Barzini clan. The Amn Committee was banned in Pakistain in 2011, which means precisely squat....
Uzair Jan Baloch in Chakiwara on Sunday evening, officials said.

City SSP Fida Hussain said that one suspected gangster identified as Kamran was carrying a hand grenade in Singulane-5 when it fell from his hand on the road and went kaboom!.

Around a dozen people standing near an internet café, including two passing by girls, sustained injuries. They were taken to the Civil Hospital 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...
for treatment. None of them sustained life-threatening injuries, the SSP said. He added that Kamran and his accomplice Zohaib Hasan, who had also been injured in the kaboom, were taken into custody. They belonged to the gang led by Uzair Baloch, he said.

The police said it was the second such incident in the same vicinity.
Posted by: Fred || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [223 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
ISIS executes 8 in Mosul
DUHOK – Extremists of the Islamic State (ISIS) executed a number of civilians in the city of Mosul in Iraq’s northwestern Nineveh province on charges of spying for anti-ISIS forces, local sources reported on Monday.

ISIS has brutally killed eight civilians in the camp of Ghazlani in Mosul on charges of collaborating with the Kurdish Peshmerga forces, according to local sources.

Speaking to ARA News in Mosul, media activist Dirar al-Omar said that the ISIS Sharia Court in the northern city of Mosul sentenced to death eight civilians who have been arrested a few days earlier on charges of spying for the Kurdish Peshmerga forces.

An ISIS Sharia member read the verdict against the victims, arguing they were cooperating with ‘enemies of Allah and the Caliphate’ [in reference to Peshmerga] against ‘Muslims’, according to eyewitnesses, who spoke to ARA News on condition of anonymity.

Several ISIS masked militants then shot the eight men dead and threw their corpses in the ditch west of the city [Mosul], as confirmed by several witnesses.

Al-Omar pointed out that the eight victims were from Mosul’s residents; “they were civilians who were neither members of ISIS nor of Iraqi security forces in the past.”

On Sunday, the radical group arrested and executed its own member Junaid Yassin Ali Aiwaz on charges of ‘high treason’ for trying to escape the ISIS-held city of Mosul. Aiwaz was arrested by the ISIS-led Hisba police last week. he was then referred to the Sharia Court which convicted him of apostasy and ordered his execution, according to local activists.

ISIS has been recently cracking down on Mosul’s people, arresting dozens of civilians and executing many on various charges, including spying for the US-led coalition forces, Peshmerga and Iraqi army.
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [246 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


US airstrike kills ISIS 'Emir of Anbar Province' in Iraq
[FOXNEWS] A U.S. Arclight airstrike on Friday killed four 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....
fighters in western Iraq, including a leader who appeared in ISIS execution videos and was considered an heir apparent to terror criminal mastermind Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, the Pentagon announced Monday.

The terror leader, Abu Wahib, was known as the "Emir of Anbar Province." The strike unfolded near al-Rutba, not far from the Syrian border, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told news hounds.

Wahib left an Anbar university, where he was studying computer science, to fight U.S. forces entering Iraq, The New York Times
...which still proudly displays Walter Duranty's Pulitzer prize...
reported. He beat feet from an Iraq-run prison in Tikrit in 2012.

Cook said Wahib's death marks another serious blow to ISIS leadership and would "further degrade its ability to operate, especially in Anbar Province."

Iraq had falsely reported Wahib's death in the past, but Cook said, "we're confident that this was a successful strike and I'll leave it at that."
Posted by: Fred || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [532 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  "We found a forehead with an ugly unibrow, confirming his death"
Posted by: Frank G || 05/10/2016 12:02 Comments || Top||


3 power transmission towers destroyed in bomb attack in Tikrit
(IraqiNews.com) Salahaddin – A security source in Salahuddin Province announced on Monday, that three power transmission towers collapsed after being detonated by homemade improvised explosive devices east of Tikrit (170 km north of Baghdad), while emphasized that the detonation caused an interruption in the electric power supply in al-Alam area east of the city.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Unidentified gunmen detonate three power transmission towers in Albu Khaddo area between Samarra and Dour (25 km east of Tikrit), using homemade improvised explosive devices, destroying the towers completely.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The bombing of the towers caused an interruption in the supply of electrical power in al-Alam area east of Tikrit.”
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under:


10 die in bombing in Baqubah
(IraqiNews.com) Diyali – The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Monday, that 10 people had been killed and 27 others were wounded in a bomb blast that took place east of Baqubah.

The spokesperson for the ministry, Maj. Gen. Saad Moen, said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “An explosive device went off at a popular restaurant in the area of Shafta (east of Baqubah),” adding that, “The number of victims amounted to 10 dead and 27 wounded.”

For his part, an informed source in Diyali told IraqiNews.com, that the security forces had rushed into the area and blockaded the area of the explosion, while ambulances transferred the injured to a nearby hospital and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine authority.
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [230 views] Top|| File under:


Iraqi forces recaptures Kabrouk village in Erbil
(IraqiNews.com) Erbil – A security source announced on Monday, that the Iraqi army managed to retake one of the villages from the ISIS grip southwest of Makhmur, while pointed out to the killing of many ISIS members.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Today the Iraqi army forces launches an attack on Kabrouk village southwest of Makhmur,” pointing out that, “The Peshmerga forces and coalition aircraft backed the Iraqi army.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The army forces entered the village, while ISIS militants escaped toward al-Khalidiyah village.”

More here
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [206 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Ninevah Nightmares: 40 die
Iraqi forces attack a village near al-Qayyarah

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – On Monday, a security source revealed, that the security forces launched an attack on a village near al-Qayyarah south of Mosul.

The source reported for IraqiNews.com, “At dawn today the security forces launched an attack on Kabrouk village near al-Qayyarah vicinity south of Mosul, in order to liberate it from the ISIS control.”

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, added, “The security forces are slowly advancing due to the presence of improvised explosive devices.”

40 ISIS troops die defending village in Ninevah

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Nineveh Liberation Operation Command announced on Monday killing 40 ISIS fighters during the liberation operation of a village in Qayyarah south of Mosul (405 km north of Baghdad).

The commander of Nineveh liberation Operation Maj. Gen. Najm al-Jubouri said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The security forces from the Iraqi army and al-Hashed al-Shaabi backed by the international coalition aircraft managed to kill 40 ISIS fighters during the liberation of Kabrouk village in Qayyarah south Mosul.”

Jubouri added, “The liberation operation of the village took less than two hours and didn’t cause any casualties among the security forces.”
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [194 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Anbar Antics: 161 die
20 ISIS Bad Guys die in airstrikes near Fallujah

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – The commander of Anbar Operations Major General Ismail al-Mahalawi announced on Monday, that an air strike carried out by the international coalition aircraft killed 20 ISIS members and destroyed a booby-trapped vehicle belonging to ISIS south of Fallujah.

Mahalawi said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Today the international coalition aviation backed by Anbar Operations managed to bombard ISIS members and a booby-trapped vehicle driven by a suicide bomber in Albu Shihab area south of Fallujah,”

Mahalawi added, “The bombardment resulted in the killing of 20 ISIS militants, in addition to destructing the booby-trapped vehicle, two weapons caches, 6 rockets and mortar launchers and a hell cannon belonging to ISIS.”

140 ISIS troops die in fighting in Amiriyah City

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – On Sunday, Deputy Governor of Anbar Mujahid Aifan al-Eissawi announced, that the so-called ISIS lost 140 fighters during the cleansing battles of Amiriyah City, while pointed out that the security forces will storm the city in the coming few days.

Eissawi said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The security forces are continuing the cleansing battles of Amiriyah areas (18 km south of Fallujah),” pointing out that, “Only four kilometers remained to reach new Fallujah bridge and the southwest axis of the city.”

Eissawi added, “ISIS lost 140 militants in the cleansing battles of the southern and western sectors during the past five days,” indicating that, “Nine booby-trapped vehicles and three rocket launchers belonging to ISIS were also destructed during the battles.”


Iraqi warbirds destroys 20 ISIS rocket artillery launchers


(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – On Monday, Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced destroying 60 rocket launchers during an aerial bombing by the Air Force near Ameriyat Fallujah in Anbar Province.

The commander of Anbar Operations Command, Maj. Gen. Ismail al-Mahalawi, said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The Air Force bombarded two buildings for ISIS, two caches of weapons and 60 rocket launchers in the area of Albu Shehab and Ameriyat Fallujah.”

Earlier today, Mahalawi announced the killing of 20 ISIS militants during an aerial bombardment by the Army Aviation south of Fallujah
Posted by: badanov || 05/10/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [211 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Body counts are said to be meaningless. Still, reports like this do brighten one's day.
Posted by: Glenmore || 05/10/2016 11:26 Comments || Top||


Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin: 7 die

2 die in bombing in Sabaa al-Bour

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

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, an explosive device exploded near a popular restaurant in Sabaa al-Bour area in northern Baghdad, killing two people and wounding seven others,”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “Ambulances rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while the security forces imposed a security cordon on the area of the incident and barred approaching it.”

3 Iraqi militia die in bomb attack in Latifiya


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior revealed on Monday, that 14 members of al-Hashed al-Shaabi had been either killed or wounded in a double bombing targeted their convoy in southern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “Two bombs exploded targeting a convoy of al-Hashed al-Shaabi members in Latifiya vicinity in southern Baghdad, killing three members and wounding 11 others, as well as causing material damage to a number of vehicles in the convoy.”

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 bodies to the forensic medicine department, while a raid was carried out to search for the perpetrators of the bombing.”

1 reported dead in bomb attack in Dawra

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

The source said in a press statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “A bomb exploded near a number of shops in Dawra area in southern Baghdad, killing one person and wounding seven 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, while imposed a security cordon on the area of the incident.”

1 dead in small arms attack in al-Kamaliya

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Monday, a police source revealed, that an employee in the Ministry of Industry had been killed in an armed attack in eastern Baghdad.

The source reported for IraqiNews.com, “Unidentified gunmen shot an employee in the Ministry of Industry, at noon today, while passing in al-Kamaliya area in eastern Baghdad, killing him on the spot.”

The source, who requested to be anonymous, added, “A security forces rushed to the area and transferred the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while opened an investigation into the circumstances of the incident.”
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Palestinian charged with suspected arms trafficking
[Ynet] An indictment has been filed against Husam Ashab, 19, from Qalandia, for arms trafficking. There has been at least one instance in which arms the suspect sold were used in a terror attack.

One of the weapons he allegedly sold was used in a shooting attack against passangers on a bus in Ramot Junction, and then in another shooting attack against police at a light rail stop.

Ashab himself shot at security forces as they were demolishing the house of a known terrorist in Qalandia Refugee Camp.
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Pro Assad forces make new gains near Damascus
DAMASCUS – Taking advantage of the ongoing internal rifts among rebel groups, pro-regime forces were able to control several locations in the town of Zibdeen in the Eastern Ghouta near Syria’s capital Damascus, local sources reported on Monday.

Speaking to ARA News in Damascus, media activist Abdul Ghani al-Amer said that the pro-regime forces launched a major offensive on positions of the Syrian rebel groups on the outskirts of the town of Zibdeen.

Fierce clashes erupted between the two sides and lasted for several hours, before the regime forces took over key areas near Zabdeen.

“A number of rebel fighters have been killed in the regime-led operations in the Eastern Ghouta,” the source reported.

The clashes were coupled with artillery shelling by the regime’s army forces on the rebels’ headquarters in the region.

“Pro-Assad forces try to exploit the ongoing fighting between the rebel factions of the Jaish al-Islam on the one hand and the al-Rahman Corps and Jaish al-Fustat on the other hand,” a spokesman for the Jaish al-Islam told ARA News, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Syrian opposition activists blamed the Jaish al-Islam and al-Rahman Corps for the fall of some locations to the regime’s army, warning if the internal conflict continued among Syrian rebels, the regime’s forces will most likely seize control of the remaining areas in the Eastern Ghouta within days.

In the meantime, the pro-regime warplanes conducted several raids on the town of Beit Jann in Damascus suburbs, and threw scrap of papers over the towns of Abbasid and Khan al-Sheeh in the western Ghouta in a bid to incite opposition fighters to surrender.
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Aleppo fighting rages as U.S., Russia try to revive Syria truce
[REUTERS] Syrian government forces and their allies fought forces of Evil near Aleppo on Monday and jets conducted raids around a nearby town seized by Salafist tough guys, a monitoring group said, as Syria's military said a ceasefire in Aleppo would be extended by 48 hours starting on Tuesday.

A recent surge in bloodshed in Aleppo, Syria's largest city before the war, wrecked the 10-week-old, partial truce sponsored by Washington and Moscow that had allowed U.N.-brokered peace talks to convene in Geneva.

The United States and Russia, which support rival sides in the civil war, said they would work to revive the February "cessation of hostilities" agreement that reduced fighting in parts of the country for several weeks.

U.S. Secretary of State John F. I was in Vietnam, you know Kerry
Former Senator-for-Life from Massachussetts, self-defined war hero, speaker of French, owner of a lucky hat, conqueror of Cambodia, and current Secretary of State...
said all parties had to press the sides they back to turn "words on a piece of paper" into actions to reinstate the truce.

Syria's military high command was quoted by state news agency SANA as saying the Aleppo ceasefire would be extended by 48 hours in the northern city beginning at 1 a.m. local time on Tuesday (6 p.m. ET on Monday).

A number of short-term local truces have been in place since April 29, first around Damascus and northern Latakia and then in Aleppo, but there has still been fighting between rebels and government forces.

The cessation of hostilities and local truces do not include 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....
or al Qaeda's Syrian branch, the Nusra Front.

Asaad al-Zoubi, the chief negotiator for the main Syrian opposition at the Geneva talks, criticized the extended Aleppo truce, telling Al Jazeera television that such measures served only to allow thousands of reinforcing troops to be sent from Iran, which is supporting Syrian Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Leveler of Latakia...
Warplanes struck the town of Khan Touman, southwest of Aleppo, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Rebels also fought government forces east of Damascus, and jets hit the rebel-held towns of Maarat al-Numan and Idlib.

Russia and the United States said in a joint statement they would step up efforts to persuade the warring parties to abide by the ceasefire agreement.
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US leads 25 strikes against Islamic State
[Ynet] The United States and its allies conducted 25 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, according to the coalition leading the daily operations against the murderous Moslem group.

In a statement released on Monday, the Combined Joint Task Force said 16 strikes near nine Iraqi cities were concentrated near Falluja and djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, where they hit six units of Islamic State fighters as well as two dozen rockets and a dozen rocket rails, among other weapons.

The strikes also hit a bunker, weapons caches and four tactical units near other cities, including Al Baghdadi, Albu Hayat, Bayji, Habbaniyah, Hit, Kisik and Sultan Abdallah, the task force said.

In Syria, nine strikes near Al Shadaddi, Manbij, Mar'a and Palmyra hit six units of murderous Moslem fighters as well as six Islamic State fighting positions, four vehicles, an improvised bomb, and other targets, according to the statement.
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ISIS reportedly executes 7-year-old boy for cursing while playing with friends
[FOXNEWS] Islamic State militants reportedly shot and killed a 7-year-old Syrian boy reportedly in front of his sobbing parents, all because he let a few curse words slip out of his mouth.

The execution took place Thursday in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa, ARA News reported, citing rights activists and witnesses.

An activist told the news agency that the boy was arrested “after they heard him ‘cursing divinity’ while playing in the street with his friends.”

The activist quoted an ISIS member of Islamic court as saying “the act was considered an insult to the Caliphate, regardless of the age of the boy.”

The ISIS-led Shariah Court sentenced the boy to death, and he was killed in a public square in front of a crowd of hundreds, including his parents, who collapsed after authorities shot him, witnesses told ARA News.
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#1  i have no words. the poor child was only 7 years old

when we crush the caliphate

we need to re-educate the next generation by banning religion from schools and the public square.

no more religion for them for 20 years. Put a soldier on every corner and enforce it. Burn all the korans.
Posted by: anon1 || 05/10/2016 10:01 Comments || Top||

#2  And I thought the soap in the mouth treatment was bad....
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 05/10/2016 14:57 Comments || Top||

#3  Its like that scene in A Jihadi Story, when Ralphie got caught saying 'fudge', then blamed it on Swartz, and the religious police executed both families.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/10/2016 19:53 Comments || Top||



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