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Good morning
Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [704 views] Top|| File under:

#1  you could hide 10 illegal immigrants, a suitcase nuke, and all the Fast and furious weaponry in that do - dude is all "ah, your eyes, all I see is your eyes" - Obama regime, MSM, Academia etc

Fred, dunno where you find these pics, scan old mags lots?
Posted by: Bov Flimbers || 08/29/2016 1:44 Comments || Top||

#2  A good start to Big Hair Week!
Posted by: Bobby || 08/29/2016 7:11 Comments || Top||

#3  Megaton hair. Looks like a mushroom cloud.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 08/29/2016 7:47 Comments || Top||

#4  "They danced, laughed and drank, and danced some more until he lifted her in the air and the Tragic Ceiling Fan Incident™ occurred..."
Posted by: Frank G || 08/29/2016 9:56 Comments || Top||

#5  Must be Texan.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/29/2016 10:20 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Military Operation Launched To Reopen Kunduz-Takhar Highway
Local officials in Kunduz said that a large-scale military operation has been launched in order to reopen the Kunduz-Takhar Highway, which has been closed for the past 10 days.

According to officials, the operation will focus on pushing Taliban back from the highway, but a number of security forces said this will not work and that another plan should be implemented in this crackdown.

TOLOnews' Wali Aryan says that according to a number of military officials, the Taliban has planted mines on both sides of the road and that they have hidden inside civilian houses and attack security forces at every chance.

Aryan said Taliban fighters have been pushed back from parts of the highway after the operation started.

Wali said the outskirts of Kunduz city have however become safe havens for Taliban fighters, because no military operation has so far been launched there.

Video report at the link
Posted by: badanov || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


10 Afghan Districts Under Serious Threat
Security sources report that about 10 districts in the country are under serious threat and that they are afraid these districts could fall to the Taliban. This is in addition to 10 other districts already controlled by the insurgent group.

A security source told TOLO News that Sancharak district in Sar-e-Pul, Gezab in Uruzgan, Hesarak in Nangarhar, and a number of other districts are seriously threatened by insurgents.

Security departments have said the National Unity Government leaders (NUG) share the same vision in terms of cracking down on terrorists, but that powerful groups interfere in appointing security officials.

Meanwhile, military analysts have said that weaknesses within the security forces and the interference in appointing military officials are the main reasons for the Afghan National Army losing districts to insurgents.

In the past two years of the NUG, control of many districts has flip-flopped between security forces and insurgents.

In addition, the geographical move of battles from the south to the north has put Dasht-e-Archi, Qala-e-Zal, Chahar Dara and Khanabad districts in Kunduz; Darqad and Khwaja Ghar districts in Takhar, Baharak district in Badakhshan, Qush Tepa district in Jawzjan, Qaisar district in Faryab, Nawa and Sangin districts in Helmand and many others at risk – some of which have almost fallen to the Taliban.

Currently 10 districts are under Taliban control – with some residents having had to live under insurgent rule for months.

In the meantime, parliament members have said corruption within the NUG has marginalized military activities and that now important districts are under threat.

Mohammad Asif Sediqi, a senator said: "Powerful men interfere in appointing security officials. Thus they cannot manage the war and government loses districts to Taliban."

Currently insurgents are trying to cut off supply routes for security forces in Sancharak, Khwaja Ghar, Hesarak, Kot, Waygal in Nuristan, Giro in Ghazni, Khashrod in Nimroz, Pasaband in Ghor and Gezab district in Uruzgan.

Along with these problems, security departments are reportedly worried about the interference by powerful groups in appointing security officials.

Sediq Sediqqi, spokesman for the Ministry of Interior, said: "It is important that security officials, especially commanders must be appointed by security departments. If non-military individuals interfere in the process, then we would have commanders with poor management skills who cannot carry out their responsibilities properly."

It has also been reported that in a number of districts, government officials only control their actual building and the rest of the district is under Taliban control. However the spokesman for the independent local government office said government services are ongoing in all districts of the country.

Munira Yosuf Zada, spokesperson for the office of Independent Local Governments said: "None of our district' have closed completely. In every district there is a district chief offering services to the people. If a district shuts down completely, the governor offers the services in a neighboring district."
Posted by: badanov || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [167 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Explosion in Kabul leaves one wounded
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] An kaboom took place in the vicinity of the 8th police district of Kabul
...the capital of Afghanistan. Home to continuous fighting from 1992 to 1996 between the forces of would-be strongman and Pak ISI/Jamaat-e-Islami sock puppet Gulbuddin Hekmayar and the Northern Alliance, a period which won Hek the title Most Evil Man in the World and didn't do much for the reputations of the Northern Alliance guys either....
city earlier today leaving at least one person maimed.

According to the security sources, the incident took place in Qala-e-Hashmat Khan area after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded near a security check post.

The sources further added that the victim of the incident was a civilian who sustained injuries when the incident took place.

No group including the Taliban gunnies have so far grabbed credit behind the incident.

Earlier one person lost his life in a similar incident in Qala-e-Zaman Khan area of the city around a week ago.

The latest incident in Kabul comes three days after a deadly attack rocked Kabul city with a group of Death Eaters launching a coordinated attack on American University in Kabul.

Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


3 athletes wounded in an explosion in Jalalabad city
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least three athletes were maimed in an kaboom in Jalalabad city the picturesque provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials, the incident took place earlier today near Behsud bridge.

Provincial governor’s front man Ataullah Khogyani confirmed that 3 athletes were maimed after the explosives planted near a park close to Behsud bridge exploded.

Khogyani further added that the incident took place around 6:00 am local time and the injured individuals were shifted to hospital for treatment.

According to Khogyani the health condition of the injured individuals is satisfactory and are being treated in the hospital.

No group including the Talibs has so far grabbed credit behind the incident.

Taliban turbans and Death Eaters loyal 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....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group are actively operating in a number of the remote districts of Nangarhar province.

Today’s incident comes as the Afghan cops are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against the Taliban and ISIS loyalists in this province.

Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Afghanistan deports 250 Pakistani workers as deadlock persists near Chaman
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Afghanistan has reportedly deported 250 Pak workers as deadlock persists along the Durand Line near Chaman with the crossing remaining closed for the 10th consecutive day.

A Pak official quoted in reports by local media said the Afghan officials had expelled over 250 Pak laborers during last 10 days after the border was closed.

The crossing, Friendship Gate, was closed ten days ago after the Pak officials claimed that several Afghan demonstrators attacked the gate and set the Pak flag on fire.

Numerous attempts have been made to resolve the issue and reopen the crossing but no breakthrough has been made so far.

The NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
supplies and cross border trade activities were also suspended on 10th consecutive day on Saturday.

Earlier tensions intensified between the two neighboring countries on several occassions during the past recent months, mainly due to the establishment of gates and other installations.

The Afghan and Pak forces exchanged fire in Torkham earlier in June which resulted in to the closure of the gate for several days.

Both the Afghan and Pak forces suffered casualties during the festivities that erupted due to the construction of a gate by Pakistain which the Afghan officials called a unilateral move and against a bilateral agreement between the two nations.

Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [123 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


ISIS coordinator arrested in Jalalabad city
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A bully boy coordinating the movement of fighters for the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group was nabbed
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
in Jalalabad city, the thriving provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province.

The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS), said Abdul Rahman also known as Badam son of Bahram was arrested from the 2nd police district of Jalalabad city.

According to a statement by NDS, Abdul Rahman was involved in coordinating the movement of fighters for the terror group from Jalalabad city to Kot district.

The statement further added that three individuals were also arrested together with Abdul Rahman as he was attempting to shift them to Kot so that they can join the terror group.

The Afghan intelligence operatives arrested four other individuals belonging to Taliban capo Amin ul Haq from Jalalabad city, NDS added.

According to NDS, the group was involved in bombing, kabooms and liquidation of tribal edlers in Jalalabad.

The detained individuals have been identified as Abdul Razaq son of Malang, Sher Mohammad son of Abdul Zia ul Haq son of Hazrat Mohammad, and Zakir also known as Bozorg son of Juma Khan.

The anti-government armed bully boy groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.
Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [153 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa North
Libya forces push into last ISIS-held areas of Sirte
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Forces loyal to Libya’s UN-backed unity government pushed Sunday into the last areas of Sirte held by ISIS in what was the krazed killers’ coastal stronghold, a front man said.

"Our forces entered the last areas held by ISIS in Sirte: district number one and district number three," said Rida Issa, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.

"The final battle for Sirte has started," said the front man for forces backing the Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
-based Government of National Accord.

Meanwhile,
...back at the saw mill, Scarface Al had tied Little Nell to the log and was about to turn on the buzz saw...
18 fighters loyal to Libya’s UN-backed unity government were killed and 120 others maimed in festivities in Sirte, a medical source said.

A field hospital for the forces backing the GNA listed the names of the 18 fighters killed in the coastal city.

About 1,000 pro-GNA fighters were taking part in the offensive, he said, adding a tank had destroyed a bomb-rigged car before ISIS Death Eaters could use it to target the forces at the start of the assault.

An AFP photographer saw several tanks and armed vehicles move towards district number one and heard gunfire and rocket kabooms as they entered the northern neighborhood.

The pro-GNA forces said on their Facebook page that the offensive came "after air strikes overnight by the warplanes of international support."

Pro-GNA forces, backed since August 1 by US air strikes, began an assault in mid-May to expel ISIS from Sirte.

The Death Eaters seized control of the city, which had been the hometown of Libya’s slain dictator Muammar Qadaffy
...who single-handedly turned a moderately prosperous kingdom into a dictator's fantasyland and was then murdered by his indignant subjects 42 years later...
, in June 2015.

The pro-GNA forces fought their way into Sirte on June 9 and seized the krazed killers’ headquarters at the Ouagadougou conference center on August 10.

Since entering the city, they have faced a barrage of sniper fire, suicide kabooms and booby traps, pinning down the Death Eaters in a downtown area near the sea.

More than 350 pro-GNA fighters have been killed and nearly 2,000 maimed in the battle, according to medical sources. ISIS casualty figures are unavailable.

More from Libya Herald

Tripoli, 28 August 2016:

Bunyan Marous today fighter paid a heavy price as they advanced on the last two IS-held Sirte districts. At least 35 were killed and more than 180 injured. Throughout the day, Misrata Central hospital reported the death toll mounting.

BM media said that the terrorists had launched five car bombs. It appears that only one of them was destroyed before it could do any damage. This weapon, together with IEDs, booby traps and sniper fire has again accounted for the majority of BM casualties.

Some BM fighters still think the most effective way of attacking is to run into the middle of an open area and let off a belt of ammunition in the direction of the enemy.
It is clear from footage published today that some BM fighters still think the most effective way of attacking is to run into the middle of an open area and let off a belt of ammunition in the direction of the enemy. They then duck back to rejoin their comrades. Today, one such act of bravado came very close to hitting the cab of a technical that had reversed toward IS positions. These single acts of exposure without covering fire provide terrorist snipers with excellent targets.

BM says that around 1,000 fighters are closing in on districts 1 and 3 where IS fighters are still holding out. The break in the fighting since Thursday was reportedly to allow wives and children of terrorist fights to leave, though there is no clear evidence that this has happened. The battle for Sirte has progressed with a series of pauses of several days in between attacks.

The final stages of the advance are proving expensive in human lives. It now seems that more than 400, mostly Misratan fighters have been killed and well over 2,000 wounded since May. As of yesterday, BM was admitting that 370 men had been died but hospital sources suggest the toll is higher.

Approaching 100 US air strikes by fast jets, drones and more recently helicopter gunships have targeted IS strong points and suspected vehicle bombs. Overnight there were more air attacks, very probably by American warplanes, to soften up the terrorists before this morning’s assault. Through the morning, a black pall of smoke was rising from within IS territory.

Fighting had actually begun last night in District 2. One report said that the terrorists had tried an abortive counterattack. A maritime blockade, led by a converted Misratan Free Zone tug has sought to stop terrorists escaping or being resupplied by sea.

From Libya Observer
Death toll of Sirte battle against IS terrorists rises to 450
The spokesman of the Misrata Central Hospital, Akram Gliwan, said the number of deaths for Al-Bunyan AL-Marsoos operation since its start in May has risen to 450 fighters so far, adding that the hospital has hospitalized over 2,100 injured fighters up until August 27.Gliwan said the hospital has very limited equipment and very insufficient capacity that allows it to hospitalize no more than 120 injuries (with only 120 beds), yet this capacity has been exceeded more than once over the last three months.

Speaking on the phone with The Libya Observer, Gliwan said the Misrata Central Hospital is suffering from acute shortages in medical staff and nurses, which made mandatory for the hospital to fall back on the medical students instead. He added that almost all of the medicines stock of the hospital has been used; leaving the hospital completely reliant on the aids it receives from private and public sectors and civil societies.


Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [189 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Arabia
Saudi Arabia recruit 5,000 from Yemen to join border guards
[ALMASDARNEWS] China’s Xinhua News has reported that more than 5,000 Yemeni fighters have been recruited by the Saudi regime from Aden and other areas of southern Yemen.

This new fighting force will be trained to fight alongside Saudi border guards who are finding it difficult from stopping Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
forces penetrating from northern Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
into Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
’s southern Najran province.

The newly-recruited fighters will most likely be operating along the Najran Saudi-Yemeni border.

Xinhua News also reported that the first 350 recruited fighters have already left Aden to an Eritrea
...is run by the People's Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), with about the amounts of democracy and justice you'd expect from a party with that name. National elections have been periodically scheduled and cancelled; none have ever been held in the country. The president, Isaias Afewerki, has been in office since independence in 1993 and will probably die there of old age...
n island enroute to Saudi Arabia.
Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [253 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

#1  This new fighting force will be trained to fight alongside Saudi border guards die gloriouly as Allah's own cannon fodder - or might just bite the hand that feeds em
Posted by: Bov Flimbers || 08/29/2016 1:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Hire southerners to guard the northern border. Smacks of desperation to me.
Posted by: phil_b || 08/29/2016 20:57 Comments || Top||


1 dead in rocket artillery attack in Najran
By AFP, Najran, Saudi Arabia
Saturday, 27 August 2016

A rocket fired from Yemen killed a three-year-old boy Saturday in the Saudi border region of Najran, a civil defense official said, in the latest cross-border attack by Iran-backed Yemeni rebels.

Major Ali al-Shahrani, civil defense spokesman in southwest Saudi Arabia, told reporters a nine-year-old brother of the boy was also wounded when a Katyusha rocket hit their family’s home.

The attack came a day after rockets fired from Yemen struck a power station in Najran, marking a rare hit on Saudi Arabia’s infrastructure after months of periodic bombardment of the area.

Attacks have intensified since the suspension in early August of UN-brokered peace talks between the Shiite Huthi militia and their allies, and Yemen’s internationally-recognized government which has the military support of a Saudi-led Arab coalition.

Ten people have been killed in Najran since Aug. 16, when a single strike claimed seven lives.

(Edited by Al Arabiya English)

Last Update: Saturday, 27 August 2016 KSA 21:32 - GMT 18:32
Posted by: badanov || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [120 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Bangladesh
Bangla ISIS big turban Tamim & Co. banged
[Dhaka Tribune] The killing yesterday of Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury by law enforcement agencies has closed one chapter in Bangladesh's struggle with violent extremism. But will the vacuum caused by his death open another?

Tamim had been identified as 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....
’s operational leader in Bangladesh and was also known by the nom de guerre Abu Ibrahim al-Hanif. He was believed to have criminal masterminded the attacks this year on Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka and Sholakia Eidgah in Kishoreganj.

Operation Hit Strong 27, a precision sting operation on a residential building in Narayanganj, left three suspected bully boyz including Tamim dead. He and his associates were killed after they rejected an opportunity to surrender.

The demise of the "shadowy Canadian leader of IS in Bangladesh", to use the words of Amarnath Amarasingam, a fellow at the George Washington University Program on Extremism, raises questions about the future of terrorism in Bangladesh.
Posted by: Fred || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Europe
No injuries reported in Belgium terrorist attack
[AP] An explosion has rocked Belgium’s criminology institute in the capital Brussels, but there were no injuries reported, local media said.

State broadcaster RTBF reported Monday that a car forced its way into the site “before exploding a bomb” about 2 a.m. (0000 GMT). No source for the information was given.

RTBF says no one was injured but that damage at the site is significant.

Police have deployed in force and sealed off the area.

The institute assists and advises Belgium’s justice authorities in carrying out their inquiries.

Belgium has been on high alert since a March 22 attack on the Brussels airport and subway killed 32 people.
Posted by: SAT2014 || 08/29/2016 03:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [271 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  So if nobody was injured, the driver must have gotten away before the detonation.

Unless that there is one of those new-fangled autonomous vehicles that was off its meds.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/29/2016 11:57 Comments || Top||

#2  An Nahar adds:

Brussels Crime Lab Attacked to 'Destroy Evidence'

Attackers rammed a car through the gates of Belgium's national crime laboratory on Monday in Brussels and then started a fire in what officials said may have been an attempt to destroy evidence.

Five people were arrested nearby but later released, while prosecutors said there was no confirmed link to terrorism so far. No one was injured in the fire or by a large explosion which shook houses nearby.

"This location was not chosen randomly," said Ine Van Wymersch, a spokesman for the Brussels prosecutor's office, adding that the institute deals with "sensitive information in connection with several ongoing cases."

Prosecutors had opened a investigation into "deliberate arson of a building and damage by explosion," while bomb disposal experts attended the scene.

"The possibility of a terrorist act is not confirmed. It goes without saying that several individuals may have wanted to destroy evidence related to their legal cases," Van Wymersch added.

She said that "several attackers forced their way into the institute using their car and were able to attack the building" and had apparently deliberately targeted the wing where the laboratories are located.

Part of the building was scorched and burned out, an AFP reporter saw, while a burned out car was lifted from the scene by a crane.

Fire service spokesman Pierre Meys said there was an "extremely powerful" explosion, adding: "Windows of the lab were blown out dozens of meters away."

He said about 30 firefighters were at the scene at around 3:00am (0100 GMT) fighting the blaze.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/29/2016 22:00 Comments || Top||


Great White North
Iranian immigrant attacks wife's boss because co-worker said 'hello' to her in Edmonton mall
On November 6, Moradi went with his wife to the office where she worked and asked to speak to human resources about what happened in the mall. Eventually, they met with Ross Undershute, the CEO of the health consulting organization.

Moradi told him "No men are allowed to speak to his wife and she can’t speak to any men."

When Moradi was told that wouldn't happen, he became enraged. He "clawed and scratched" Undershute's face before spitting at him. Franklyn added that he also also unsuccessfully tried to kick, knee, slap and bite Undershute.


Coming soon to a country near you.

Posted by: Blossom Unains5562 || 08/29/2016 15:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [231 views] Top|| File under:

#1  send him home. Now. But let females beat on him a little, first. For HONOR™
Posted by: Frank G || 08/29/2016 21:51 Comments || Top||

#2  This is what muslims do in their own country and plan to do in ours, with the help of jackass Juste Un Trou D’Eau, mayor Tas de Coderre and fat Sheikh Couillard:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGAycEJeq5o

Mohammed decapitated 900 persons by his own hands in Medina and this is what all muslims must emulate. They come here to kill us all and sell the women and children in sex slavery since 1500 years in fifty countries…So, this guy just did the minimum, really!
Posted by: Bill Guelph2356 || 08/29/2016 23:32 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Military media learn tips from pros during terror scenario
"It was a simulation that soldiers and service members from all branches of service and across the nation hoped will never happen in real life -- terrorists had managed to set off a 10-kiloton nuclear "dirty" bomb in the heart of Houston."
...
"I had a lot of fun, and this went by really quickly," said Tiffany Pelt, KCEN broadcast journalist. "I would love to do this again."

Posted by: Blossom Unains5562 || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [182 views] Top|| File under:

#1  words simply fail

Tiffany Pelt had fun. Nuff said. We can all just relax now.
Posted by: Bov Flimbers || 08/29/2016 2:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Of course. It is her job to hype bad news.

We did an Oh Crap! recently, and probably on scale with this. It was many things, but fun it was not.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 08/29/2016 17:58 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
3 suspected terrorists arrested in Chilas
SHANGLA: Police on Sunday arrested three suspected terrorists and recovered a sizeable cache of arms and ammunition from their vehicle.

“A team of Diamer police stopped a white Toyota Corolla at a post in Chilas and recovered one SMG, one shotgun, a M-16 assault rifle and around 850 bullets,” said a security official.

The official added that a tip of regarding the vehicle had been received.

Weapons seized by the police. -Photo provided by author
Weapons seized by the police. -Photo provided by author
“The arrested individuals are the brother and close relatives of wanted terrorist Mujib ur Rehman, and the government has announced head money of Rs2 million for his arrest,” said SSP Diamer Shoaib Khurram Janbaz.

The police official added that a case has been registered against the arrested individuals and further investigation is being carried out.

In March, two soldiers and three suspected militants were killed in a gunfight in Chilas town.

Nine foreign tourists and one of their Pakistani guides were killed in a Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan-claimed attack at the 4,200-meter base camp of Nanga Parbat, the country’s second highest peak on June 23, 2013.

An army colonel, a captain and a senior superintendent of police (SSP), investigating the massacre were later killed in Chilas on August 6 2013.
Posted by: badanov || 08/29/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under:


4 militants die in Lahore
LAHORE: Four terrorists were killed in an operation by Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Saturday night at Manawan, arms and explosives were also recovered.

According to the Crime Investigation Department (CID) of the Punjab police, seven terrorists attacked a CID team in Manawan area of Lahore where offices of the department are located.

"The police team which came under attack of terrorists returned the fire, killing four of them on the spot while the remaining three managed to escape by taking advantage of darkness," a CTD spokesman said.

Sources said these terrorists were involved in Moon Market blast and attack on Sri Lankan Cricket Team. There were total of seven terrorists who attacked CTD team, but four of them were killed and three fled from the scene.

The dead terrorists were identified as Zubair alias Naik Muhammad, Abdul Wahab, Adnan Arshad and Atiqur Rehman. A search operation was being conducted for those who managed to escape, during the raid.

CTD officials said that the terrorists were involved in December 7, 2009’s Moon Market bomb blast. 54 people had lost their lives, while more than 150 were injured in the blast.

In June, the Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore had indicted six members of banned LeJ in the Sri Lankan cricket team attack case.

The LeJ suspects who were charged by the ATC were -- Obaidullah, Javed Anwar, Ibrahim Khalil, Muhammad, Wahab and Arshad.

Obaidullah, Anwar and Khalil were on bail while the remaining had been lodged in Kot Lakhpat Jail and they had pleaded not guilty.

The ATC had already declared two other suspects - Mohsin Rasheed and Abdul Rehman - proclaimed offenders.

In March 2009, a bus carrying the Sri Lankan team was allegedly attacked by the LeJ terrorists with sophisticated weapons and grenades at Liberty Chowk, near Qaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
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Iraq
Kirkuk Kombat Chronicle
2 die in Kurds, ISIS fighting

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – A security source in Kirkuk revealed that in an armed clash between ISIS members in Hawija district injured eight members of the outfit and killed two others.

Sharing details the source informed, “This morning, a number of ISIS members tried to flee Hawija district and surrender in front of the Peshmerga forces. These members were intercepted by some other members of the outfit and both the parties got engaged in an armed clash. In the clash, two ISIS men were killed while eight others were severely injured.”

“ISIS has summoned an additional force of 40 members to search for the fleeing members inside the nearby villages, agricultural lands and farms,” the source added.
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ISIS Top Turban now pining for the fjords
(IraqiNews.com) Mosul – A local source informed that an ISIS leader was killed in airstrikes by the US-led coalition in the ISIS-occupied city of Mosul in northern Iraq.

“Abu Yahya Alwaizi, who is considered to be a top ranked ISIS leaders and who also fought in the Syrian city of Aleppo, was killed at al-Shurah district,” further added the source seeking anonymity.

Anticipating offensive, coalition aviation were prepared and the airstrikes came before ISIS could launch an attack and thus were able to liberate Mosul. The city was an ISIS stronghold since June 2014.

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Southeast Asia
Would-be bomber’s explosives fail in Indonesia church
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] A would-be jacket wallah’s explosives failed to detonate in a packed church in western Indonesia during Sunday Mass, and he injured a priest with an axe before being restrained, police said.

The 18-year-old assailant left a bench and ran toward the priest at the altar, but a bomb in his backpack only burned without exploding, said national police front man Maj. Gen. Boy Rafli Amar.

Before he was restrained by members of the congregation, the man managed to take an axe from the backpack and attacked the Rev. Albert Pandiangan, causing a slight injury to the 60-year-old priest’s hand, Amar said.

The motive for the attack at the Roman Catholic St. Yoseph Church in Medan, the capital of North Sumatra province, was not clear, but the perpetrator carried a symbol indicating support for the ISIS.

Police were interrogating the man, who told them he was not working alone, Amar said, without providing details.

Eyewitness account
An eyewitness, Markus Harianto Manullan, said the assailant wore a jacket and carried a bag.

"He sat in the same row as I did... I saw him fiddling with something in his jacket, and then I heard a small kaboom and he immediately ran to the podium," Manullan said.
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#1  "The motive for the attack was not clear".

Yeah, right.
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Filipino militants free 8 comrades, 15 others in jail attack
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Moslem turbans supporting the ISIS group freed eight fellow gunnies in a daring attack that also allowed 15 other inmates to escape from a provincial jail in the southern Philippines, police said on Sunday.

About 20 heavily-armed fighters of the Maute bad boy group stormed the Lanao del Sur provincial jail in Marawi city before nightfall on Saturday, disarmed the guards and rescued their eight comrades. The attackers also seized two rifles from guards, police said.

The eight who escaped were tossed in the calaboose
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
a week ago when they were caught with a homemade bomb in van at a security checkpoint.

The others who escaped, apparently to divert the attention of authorities, were facing murder and illegal drugs charges.

The Maute group is a new band of armed Moslem radicals, who have pledged allegiance to the ISIS group and use black flags with logos of the Middle East-based turbans.

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22 militants killed in ongoing operation against Abu Sayyaf
[Philippine Star} At least 22 Abu Sayyaf militants have been killed in ongoing military operations in Patikul, Sulu that began on Friday, following President Duterte's orders to crush the rebels.

Joint Task Force Sulu commander Arnel dela Vega yesterday reported no casualty among Philippine troops in the clash.

The security force launched an attack an Abu Sayyaf stronghold in Barangay Latih on Saturday, killing three militants. The soldiers gave chase to the more than a hundred Abu Sayyaf militants that managed to escape following the encounter on Friday in Barangay Bungkaong.

Last Friday's encounter left 11 rebels dead, including Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Mohammad Said, alias Ama Maas. Eight other rebels were confirmed dead, based on reports about bodies found at the scene of the firefight.

President Duterte had ordered the military to go after the Abu Sayyaf following the beheading of James Patrick Almodovar last week. The militants kidnapped Almodovar last July 16 outside his home in Jolo. The rebels beheaded the 18-year-old after the deadline to pay P1-million ransom lapsed Wednesday afternoon.

Responding to the incident, Duterte vowed on Thursday to annihilate the insurgent group. He said,"My order to the police and to the armed forces: seek them out in their lairs and destroy them."
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian military hammers eastern Aleppo with bombs
BEIRUT: At least 15 civilians were killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held district of Syria’s Aleppo city on Saturday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.

The Britain-based group said regime aircraft had dropped two explosive-packed barrel bombs several minutes apart on the Maadi district of eastern Aleppo.

The strikes hit “near a tent where people were receiving condolences for those killed this week in the neighboring district of Bab Al-Nayrab,” Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said.

“There was a first barrel bomb and when people gathered and the ambulances arrived, a second barrel struck and there were more deaths,” an AFP reporter in the rebel-held part of the city said.

“One ambulance was completely destroyed,” he added, citing the local civil defense unit.

The Observatory said dozens more were injured in the two strikes and the death toll was expected to rise.

Saturday’s deadly strikes come after 15 people, among them 11 children, were killed in a barrel bomb attack on Bab Al-Nayrab on Thursday.
The local Shabha Press news agency said 23 people were killed in Saturday’s attack, and published photos showing several of the dead, including a man who appeared to have been riding a motorbike at the time of the strike.

Most of his blood soaked body lay on one side of the overturned bike, but his severed leg lay on the other side.

Once Syria’s economic powerhouse, Aleppo city has been ravaged by the conflict that began with anti-government protests in March 2011.

The city has been roughly divided between rebel control in the east and government control in the west since mid-2012.

Syria’s regime has been accused of regularly using barrel bombs — crude, explosive devices — on rebel-held areas that are home to civilians.

Other parties to the conflict are not known to have used the weapons.
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#1  Once Syria’s economic powerhouse, Aleppo city has been ravaged by the conflict that began with anti-government protests in March 2011. in 637 A.D
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ISIS counterattack in Palmyra sparks fighting anew
ARA News

HOMS – Clashes broke out between Syrian army forces and militants of the Islamic State (ISIS) near the ancient city of Palmyra in Homs province, activists reported on Monday.

ISIS fighters launched an offensive on a Syrian army base in the al-Talela district in the vicinity of Palmyra in eastern Homs, bombing the base with a number of mortar shells.

“At least seven soldiers were killed and over a dozen more wounded in ISIS bombardment in the al-Talela base,” media activist Khaled al-Abdullah told ARA News in Palmyra.

In response, Syrian warplanes hit ISIS fighting positions near Palmyra, forcing the militants to withdraw.

“The ISIS withdrawal came after the group lost a number of its militants in clashes with Syrian army forces, and five of its vehicles were destroyed under airstrikes,” the source reported.

The Islamic State takes al-Sawami district in eastern Homs as a main stronghold, from which the group launches its attacks on pro-regime troops in the province.

In May 2015, ISIS took over Palmyra after fierce battles with Syrian regime army forces.

In March 2016, the pro-regime troops supported by Russian air force were able to impose full control over Palmyra downtown after ISIS extremists retreated towards the northern villages of Palmyra and its eastern outskirts. The group’s leadership has later ordered its militants to withdraw towards its main bastion of Raqqa, northeastern Syria.

Reporting by: Ghassan Hattab

Source: ARA News
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Dozens die in Turkish artillery barrages, airstrikes
ARA News

AMUDE – Syrian Kurds have accused Turkish troops of committing a massacre against civilians in the villages of Jeb al-Kousa and Megher-Sresat, south of Jarabulus. According to human rights organisations, at least 20 Arab civilians were killed and 50 injured under Turkish bombardment.

“Turkish artillery shelling and airstrikes left dozens of casualties among civilians in the villages Megher-Sresat and Kousa,” spokesman of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) Sharvan Darwish said on Sunday.

“While our forces fighting ISIS, some Turkey-backed militias are attacking our positions and hampering our and international Coalition’s fight against terror,” he stated.

Also, the Kurdish organization TEV-DEM, linked to the Democratic Union Party (PYD), on Sunday accused the rebels and Turkish army of killing dozens of unarmed civilians, saying it’s a sign of the ‘Turkish occupation’.

Turkey claimed they had killed ’25 militants from the PKK’, despite the fact that many international human rights organizations said that civilians were killed. Injured civilians were transported to hospitals in Kobane and the city of Qamishli.

“This massacre, which resulted in killing dozens of innocent civilians, proves that Turkey-backed rebels continue their attacks against all Syrian groups and seeking to deepen the Syrian crisis, in order to divide Syrian territories,” TEV-DEM said.

“We condemn the massacre being committed in the villages of Jeb al-Kousa and Megher-Sresat by Turkish occupier troops and the mercenaries who occupied Jarabulus city,” the organisation added.

TEV-DEM called on human rights organizations and the international community to intervene to stop the Turkish occupation of Syrian cities. Moreover, the ‘Free People Initiative’ called on Syrians to protest the ‘Turkish occupiers.’

“We call on all Syrian groups to do everything possible until the withdrawal of the Turkish occupier, hand by hand until the expulsion of the last occupier,” the group said.

Reporting by: Jan Mohammed

Source: ARA News
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#1  Turks pay only lip-service to human rights. Disagree? Ask an Armenian.
Posted by: Glairong Sforza7574 || 08/29/2016 9:24 Comments || Top||

#2  it will be difficult for Obama and Biden to suck up to both Iran and Turkey as they murder civilians by the dozens but perhaps I underestimate them
Posted by: lord garth || 08/29/2016 11:39 Comments || Top||


ISIS targets YPG with suicide bomb near Manbij, Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] ISIS have claimed a suicide car bomb attack on YPG militant forces north of Manbij in the village of Al-Mulhumia.
No word on casualties, flagged as breaking news.
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Iran arrests nuclear negotiator over spying
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Iran has locked away
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
a member of the negotiating team that reached a landmark nuclear deal with world powers on suspicion of spying, a judiciary front man said on Sunday.

The suspect was released on bail after a few days in jail but is still under investigation, Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said at a weekly news conference, calling the unidentified individual a "spy who had infiltrated the nuclear team," state media reported.

The deal that President Hassan Rowhani struck last year has given Iran relief from most international sanctions in return for curbing its nuclear program, but it is opposed by hardliners who see it as a capitulation to the United States.

Ejei was responding to a question about an Iranian politician’s assertion last week that a member of the negotiation team who had dual nationality had been arrested on espionage charges.

Tehran’s prosecutor general on Aug. 16 announced the arrest of a dual national he said was linked to British intelligence, but made no mention of the person being in the nuclear negotiations team. On Sunday, Ejei did not explicitly confirm that the arrested person had a second nationality.

Britannia said on Aug. 16 that it was trying to find out more about the arrest of a joint-national.

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#1  Wrong one. Try again
Posted by: Frank G || 08/29/2016 8:43 Comments || Top||

#2  Apparently they aren't aware of the spies amongst the hardliners, either.
Posted by: gorb || 08/29/2016 9:46 Comments || Top||


Syrian Army repels ISIS offensive on Deir El Zor
[ALMASDARNEWS] Units from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) foiled a major 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....
offensive on Ummal district of Deir El Zor city.

About 15 bad boyz were potted or injured forcing the remaining Death Eaters to retreat.

It appears that the notorious terror group hasn’t launched a major attack on the embattled city for over a week due to a lack of manpower in the group’s ranks.

Many jihadists were sent to southern Hasakah for the Shaddadi offensive while others were sent to the eastern countryside of Aleppo to defend the city of Al-Bab.
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More jihadist commanders killed in Aleppo clashes
[ALMASDARNEWS] Three Jabhat Fath Al-Sham (JFS) top field commanders were neutralized in the festivities in southwestern Aleppo in the region of the Ramousah Artillery Base.

The terrorist commanders were identified as the following: Abu Madeen Al-Askri, Abu Khaled Al-Libi, and Abu Hurirah Mutana’a.

Both sides continue to exchange blows in that battle-ridden, volatile region in Aleppo with the jihadists failing to capture the Umm Al-Qara’ hill and the government troops failing to secure foothold in the Ramousah Base.

The coming weeks will prove fateful in shaping the directory of the conflict in the embattled province of Aleppo as ISIS, SDF, Turkish-backed jihadists, and the Syrian Army battle in all corners of the province.
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Rebels battle ISIS in Dara’a
[ALMASDARNEWS] Heavy festivities erupted between the Southern Front conglomeration of rebel factions and the ISIS-affiliated Jaish Khalid Bin Al-Walid on the outskirts of Hawd Al-Yarmouk located in the southern western part of Dara’a province.

After months of inactivity on that front, the MOK-operated rebels seem focused on banishing ISIS from the province. However,
a person who gets all wrapped up in himself makes a mighty small package...
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....
Lions of Islam have fortified the Hawd Al-Yarmouk blob for many months building strong defense lines on all its perimeters.

Should the rebel forces wipe out the ISIS blob that is on the Israeli-Jordanian borders, they would be better-positioned in the province to fight the Syrian government forces should the ceasefire break.
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#1  iiuc, the Hawd Al-Yarmouk blob is only a dozen acres in size
Posted by: lord garth || 08/29/2016 9:26 Comments || Top||


Turkish-backed jihadists torture Kurdish POWs
[ALMASDARNEWS] Footage emerged of Turkish-sponsored Islamist rebels beating up captured fighters from the predominantly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Clashes are intensifying between the two western-backed factions as the former advances on the latter south of Jarablus.
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FSA & Islamists near Jarabulus find YPG ID cards, weapons

Although warned by US Vice President Joe Biden to withdraw to the east of the Euphrates or not receive US weapons and support, evidently this has not occurred.
[ALMASDARNEWS] With the capture of Amarnah village south of Jarabulus by the Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
-backed Islamist proxies, many weapons and ID cards of Kurdish YPG Lions of Islam were taken.

Although warned by US Vice President Joe Foreign Policy Whiz Kid Biden
The former Senator-for-Life from Delaware, an example of the kind of top-notch Washington intellect to be found in the World's Greatest Deliberative Body...
to withdraw to the east of the Euphrates or not receive US weapons and support, evidently this has not occurred.

Along with the ID cards held by Islamist fighters, many weapons formerly belonging to the YPG are now in the hands of the jihadist forces as their release photos demonstrate.
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Turk air strikes kill 35, Syrian fighters advance
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
-backed Syrian opposition fighters seized a number of villages and towns from Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria on Sunday amid Turkish Arclight airstrikes and shelling that killed at least 35 people according to opposition and a monitoring group.

Turkey sent tanks across the border to help Syrian opposition fighters drive the ISIS group out of the frontier town of Jarablus last week in a dramatic escalation of its involvement in the Syrian civil war.

The operation, labeled Euphrates Shield, is also aimed at pushing back US-allied Kurdish forces.

Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said Turkish Arclight airstrikes killed 25 Kurdish "terrorists" and destroyed five buildings used by the fighters in response to attacks on advancing Turkish-backed opposition fighters in the Jarablus area.

The Turkish military is "taking every precaution and showing maximum sensitivity to ensure that civilians living in the area are not harmed," Anadolu reported.

A Turkish soldier was killed by a Kurdish rocket attack late Saturday, the first such fatality in the offensive, now in its fifth day.

The SDF crossed the Euphrates River and drove ISIS out of Manbij, a key supply hub just south of Jarablus, earlier this month. Both Turkey and the United States have ordered the YPG to withdraw to the east bank of the river.

YPG leaders say they have, but their units play an advisory role to the SDF and it is not clear if any of their forces remain west of the Euphrates.
ANHA, the news agency of the Kurdish semi-autonomous areas, said Beir Khoussa has "reportedly lost all its residents."

SDF front man Shervan Darwish said the Arclight airstrikes and shelling started overnight and continued Sunday along the front line, killing many civilians in Beir Khoussa and nearby areas. He said the bombing also targeted Amarneh village. He said 50 Turkish tanks were taking part in the offensive.

An News Agency that Dare Not be Named news hound in the Turkish border town of Karkamis spotted at least three Turkish jets flying into Syria amid heavy Turkish shelling from inside Syrian territory on Sunday morning.

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