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Islamic State launches first operation in Algeria
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Good morning
Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [411 views] Top|| File under:

#1  "Suck Mary Beth, Suck. Blow is just a figure of speech."
Posted by: Jeasing Creque5352 || 10/09/2016 2:29 Comments || Top||

#2 
Bertha: "What was your favor part, Bessie?"

Bessie: "The end."
Posted by: gorb || 10/09/2016 12:42 Comments || Top||

#3  They look like Jersey cows. The cows, I mean. The band is cute, too. We always kept music playing (on the radio ) for the cows, though more classical then jazz.
Posted by: Grunter || 10/09/2016 21:29 Comments || Top||


-War on Police-
Two Palm Springs officers shot dead
[SouthAfricaToday] Two Palm Springs police officers trying to resolve a family dispute were shot to death Saturday when a man they had been speaking calmly with suddenly pulled out a gun and opened fire on them, the city’s police chief told reporters.

A third officer was wounded. The shooter was not immediately apprehended.

“It was a simple family disturbance and he elected to open fire on a few of the guardians of the city,” police Chief Bryan Reyes, his voice breaking, told reporters.

The chief, near tears, identified the slain officers as Jose “Gil” Gilbert Vega and Lesley Zerebny.

Police said Zerebny recently returned to the force from maternity leave after giving birth to a now-4-month-old daughter. Vega, the father of eight, was a 35-year veteran who planned to retire in December. The wounded officer’s name was not released.

Reyes said the three officers were standing near the front door speaking with the man, “trying to negotiate with the suspect to just comply,” when he suddenly shot them.

He said the shooter was not apprehended and may still be in the house. He said Riverside County sheriff’s SWAT officers had the residence surrounded and were now leading the investigation.

Reyes also urged the media and others not to stream live video of police officers’ movements on social media, adding it could put them in danger.

“Understand that we’re actively looking for a cop murderer,” he said.

Dozens of law enforcement officers converged on the normally quiet residential neighborhood in this desert resort city after the shooting. They sealed off several blocks and evacuated some residents.

Police Sgt. William Hutchinson said officers were warning people already inside their homes to stay there, lock their doors and not answer them until further notice.

Although Reyes didn’t identify the shooting suspect, he indicated police had had previous dealings with him.

A neighbor, Frances Serrano, told The Associated Press she called authorities after the father of the shooting suspect came to her house across the street and told her his son was “acting crazy.”

“He said his wife left because she was so scared of him,” Serrano said, adding the father warned that his son threatened to shoot police if they arrived.

She’d gone back inside her home before officers arrived, Serrano said, and a few minutes after they got there she heard gunfire. Moments later officers were knocking on her door, warning her to stay inside.

Serrano said the man police are looking for had been in jail at one time and had to wear a monitor on his ankle when he was first released. But she added that he had always been friendly and polite to her and her family.

“We never had any problems with him,” she said.
Update from Ynet at 8:25 a.m. ET: they caught the miscreant.
Posted by: SAT2014llllllllll Lllllllll || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [437 views] Top|| File under:

#1  John Felix, 26, a known gang member, was taken into custody at around 12:50 a.m. Sunday morning after a 12-hour standoff with police.

Tragic.

This cat only served 4 years on an attempted assassination - out of prison - and the media hides his picture and claim mental issues.

I am curious whether this is a case of institutional hesitation - where the officers hesitated to engage for fear of being smeared with the police brutality brush?
Posted by: Tennessee || 10/09/2016 11:32 Comments || Top||

#2  #1 John Felix, 26, a known gang member

The press is mute on who this mutt is, no photos, nothing.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/09/2016 11:40 Comments || Top||

#3  a gang member who shouldn't have a gun
Posted by: Frank G || 10/09/2016 11:56 Comments || Top||

#4  U.S. Citizen ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/09/2016 12:19 Comments || Top||

#5  I am curious whether this is a case of institutional hesitation - where the officers hesitated to engage for fear of being smeared with the police brutality brush?

Palm Springs police don't usually deal with this sort of thing.
Posted by: Pappy || 10/09/2016 12:56 Comments || Top||

#6  He shot through the door. They likely never had weapons drawn
Posted by: Frank G || 10/09/2016 15:35 Comments || Top||

#7  Fatal Funnel
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 10/09/2016 17:12 Comments || Top||

#8  This cat only served 4 years on an attempted assassination - out of prison - and the media hides his picture and claim mental issues.

What, you expect our government to take crime seriously? They're moaning about the "cost of imprisonment", as if its a mere *budgeting* issue. Fuck them. Fuck the criminals. Fuck the judges who buy into the treatment of sentencing as mere "financial" issues.
Posted by: Crusader || 10/09/2016 23:24 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
9 ISIS loyalists killed in Nangarhar airstrike
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 9 loyalists of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an Arclight airstrike in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

The local security officials said Saturday that the Arclight airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Achin district but did elaborate further if the Arclight airstrike was carried out by the Afghan Air Force or the US forces in Afghanistan.

The officials further added that the Arclight airstrike was carried out on Friday and a vehicle belonging to the Death Eaters was also destroyed.

Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [142 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


2 US soldiers wounded in an explosion in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least two US soldiers were maimed in an kaboom in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan today, the US Forces in Afghanistan (USFOR-A) said.

The incident took place after a vehicle of the US forces struck an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by the Death Eaters.

"2 US troops were maimed in #Nangarhar today after their vehicle hit an IED. No other casualties resulted," USFOR-A and the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
-led Resolute Support (RS) mission said.

No further details were given regarding the identities of the soldiers who sustained injuries in the attack.

The US forces in Afghanistan and the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission generally do not disclose identities of the coalition forces casualties in Afghanistan, saying the relevant authorities will disclose additional information regarding the casualties.

Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Premature suicide blast leave 3 civilians wounded in South of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least three civilians were maimed in a premature suicide kaboom in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan this afternoon, local officials said.

The incident took place in Qalat city, the bustling provincial capital of southern Zabul province of Afghanistan.

Provincial police chief Ghulam Jilani Farahi said the jacket wallah was looking to target the security forces but his suicide kaboom vest went off prematurely before he reach his target.

He said an investigation is underway regarding the incident but no group has so far grabbed credit behind the incident.

Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Suicide attack leaves 4 civilians wounded in Nangarhar province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least four civilians were maimed in a suicide kaboom in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan on Saturday afternoon, local officials said.

The incident took place in the vicinity of Behsud district around 3:00 pm local time after a jacket wallah targeted the Afghan special forces.

Provincial governor’s front man Ataullah Khogyani confirmed that the incident took place in Akhundzada area and at least four civilians were maimed in the attack.

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

This comes as an kaboom targeted the US forces in Chaparhar district earlier this afternoon leaving at least two US soldiers maimed.

The US Forces in Afghanistan (USFOR-A) confirmed the incident and said two US service members were maimed in the attack.

The Talibs group grabbed credit behind the attack on US forces but there are no words from any hard boy group regarding the second attack.

Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Mortar bombs wound five civilians in Mogadishu
Suspected Al Shabaab fighters fired several rounds of mortar shells on Wadajir district on Saturday evening, targeting Mogadishu airport, witnesses said.

Huge explosions could be heard by residents in Bulo Hubey neighborhood close to the airport, with reports that five people were wounded the mortar attack. Those injured in the shelling include children and they were taken to hospital for treatment. There were no confirmed reports of any death casualties.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, but Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents have carried out a string of similar bombings in the past.

Somali security forces cordoned off the scene around the sites which were hit by the mortar bombs, and launched an investigation into the incident.
Posted by: Steve White || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [177 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab


Africa North
Islamic State launches first operation in Algeria
Because ISIS doesn't have enough on its plate right now...
The radical group of Islamic State (ISIS) announced on Saturday the start of its operations in Algeria.

In a statement published by the jihadi Amaq Agency, ISIS claimed responsibility for a bomb attack on an Algerian Army convoy in the Skikda Province.

ISIS militants detonated an explosive device at an army convoy near the Tamalous town in Skikda Province, in northeastern Algeria. It was not immediately clear whether the explosion caused any casualties.

The ISIS leadership vowed to continue its attacks in Algeria and threatened to extend its operations against government forces. In September 2014, a group of militants deserted al-Qaeda ranks and pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (ISIS).

According to reports, at least 200 ISIS militants are currently active in Algeria.
Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [484 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  President Combover better get harsh
Posted by: Frank G || 10/09/2016 11:57 Comments || Top||


Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos forces uncover underground tunnels; disconnect ISIS-controlled areas in Sirte
[Libya Observer] al-Bunyan al-Marsoos forces managed on Friday to separate the last ISIS-controlled areas in Sirte, a spokesperson has declared.

Brigadier Mohammed al-Gosri said the Misrata-led forces took control of the dividing line between neighbourhood 600 and sea-view Jiza apartment buildings, describing it a heroic act.

The control of the dividing line will disconnect ISIS bully boyz in both areas from each other and cut aid routes to the radical group.

"This will make it easier to eliminate ISIS remnants more than ever," al-Gosri noted, expecting the final battle would take place within the next hours.

He said their forces have discovered secrete underground tunnels that were used by ISIS bully boyz to move within their besieged areas in the city.

Al-Gosri also revealed that the Italian field hospital is going to open in the next few days to treat their maimed fighters.
Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa Subsaharan
Nigerian soldiers arrest suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri
[PREMIUMTIMESNG] Nigerian troops placed in durance vile
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
no fewer than 12 fleeing suspected Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
gunnies in Maiduguri on Thursday, Sani Usman, the acting Director, Army Public Relations, has said.

Mr. Usman in a statement on Friday in Abuja said all the arrested suspects had been handed over to Joint Investigation Committee for further action.

He added that 18 cows were recovered from them and handed over to the Cattle Market Committee for screening and identification and subsequent hand over to their rightful owners.

Mr. Usman said while some of the suspected gunnies were arrested at cattle market, others were apprehended at check points.

He named them as Abur Modu Magaji, Ibrahim Chari, Bulama Magaji, Nde Ngude, Mustafa Fannami, Abubakakar Modu, Mohammed Merai and Abur Mustafa.

Others are Bakura Agwala, Jatau Yaga, Umar Modu, Abacha Umar and Umar Babagana.

Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [194 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram


Arabia
Attempted ISIS-Inspired Suicide Bombing Targeting American Soldiers in Kuwait
[Arab Times] KUWAIT CITY, Oct 8, An Egyptian driving a garbage truck loaded with explosives and Islamic State papers rammed into a truck carrying five US soldiers in Kuwait on Saturday, injuring only himself in the attack, authorities said.

The attempted attack is the first by the Islamic State group to target American troops in the tiny, oil-rich emirate that’s a stalwart US ally.

It comes as authorities already increased security ahead of a major Shiite commemoration in the coming days. The state-run Kuwait News Agency identified the attacker as Ibrahim Sulaiman, born in 1988, and published a picture of the alleged assailant in a hospital bed, a bruise beneath his right eye.

KUNA said the five soldiers were not injured. It said Sulaiman had multiple fractures and injuries. It was not immediately clear if the Egyptian had a lawyer.

The KUNA report did not offer a location for the failed attack, though it published pictures of the aftermath of the crash showing a wrecked garbage truck, as well as items it described as a suicide belt loaded with shrapnel. The white pickup truck apparently carrying the soldiers had the left side of its bed smashed in. American forces and others have troops stationed at Kuwait’s Camp Arifjan.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [250 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  and if our troops had a C-in-C worth a dam and had any alls, the ROE would have required the assailant t be dead not just injured.
luck was on our side that none of the explodives detonated
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 10/09/2016 9:20 Comments || Top||


Top Yemeni army commander dies near Sanaa
Yemen’s army has announced the death of its most senior commander to be killed this year in the country’s ongoing civil war.

In a statement late on Friday, it said Maj-Gen. Abdul-Rab al-Shadadi was killed while leading an offensive against the Iranian-backed Shiite rebels known as the Houthis east of the capital Sanaa. Three militia commanders fighting alongside the army of the internationally-recognized government were also killed.

It says all four were killed when a missile fired by the Houthis struck their position on Friday.
Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [165 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit Yemen funeral
An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition on Saturday targeted a funeral hall filled with mourners in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, killing at least 82 people and turning the site into a “lake of blood,” according to officials. They said at least another 100 have been wounded in the strike.

The dead and wounded include senior military and security officials from the ranks of the Shia Houthi rebels fighting the internationally recognised government of president Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi as well as their allies, loyalists of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

In the aftermath of the strike, hundreds of body parts were found strewn in and outside the hall. Rescuers collected them in sacks.

“The place has been turned into a lake of blood,” said one rescuer, Murad Tawfiq.

Ambulances rushed to the site to ferry the wounded to hospitals. In radio broadcasts, the health ministry summoned off-duty doctors and called on residents to donate blood. Rescuers, meanwhile, sifted through the rubble in search of more casualties but a fire hindered their efforts.

The funeral was for Ali al-Rawishan, the father of the interior minister Galal al-Rawishan, an ally of both the Houthi movement and their chief ally Saleh.

Witnesses and medics said a missile hit the hall in the south of the capital, destroying the building. They described ambulances ferrying casualties from the scene, where a plume of black smoke rose into the sky.

The Houthi-controlled news site sabanews.net said: “Dozens of citizens fell as martyrs or were wounded in this attack by planes of the Saudi-American aggression.”

There was no immediate comment from the Saudi-led coalition.
Posted by: Steve White || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [313 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Tecumseh Sherman was curiously unavailable for comment.
Posted by: Pappy || 10/09/2016 10:40 Comments || Top||

#2  The dead and wounded include senior military and security officials from the ranks of the Shia Houthi rebels fighting the internationally recognised government of president Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi as well as their allies, loyalists of former president Ali Abdullah Saleh

Nice hit
Posted by: Frank G || 10/09/2016 11:54 Comments || Top||

#3  Well, that's 82 more Democrat voters.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/09/2016 14:52 Comments || Top||

#4  Just to get it on record: according to An Nahar, a UN official said there were 140 dead and 525 injured.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/09/2016 23:50 Comments || Top||


Bangladesh
Key militant ‘financier’ held in Ashulia succumbs to injuries
[Dhaka Tribune] Alleged New JMB money man Abdur Rahman, caught by RAB in a raid in Ashulia area, has departed this vale of tears.

Savar MP and Director of Enam Medical College Hospital Dr Enamur Rahman told the Dhaka Tribune that the man undergoing treatment at the hospital’s ICU had died around 9pm Saturday.

Members of police’s elite force Rapid Action Battalion tossed in the clink
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
Abdur Rahman Saturday afternoon after he jumped off the fourth floor of a five-storey building at Bashundhara Tek Moholla in Ashulia’s Baipail area.

The elite force also recovered Tk30 lakh,
... lakh means 100,000, so that's Tk 3 million, and Bangladeshi Tk1= US $0.013, so US $39,000...
a pistol, ammunition, five knives and a mobile jammer from the flat. Ruma was detained for questioning.

RAB Media and Legal Win Director Mufti Mahmud Khan later told news hounds that Abdur Rahman was the main financier behind all the recent subversive activities carried out by New JMB group. He was under surveillance for two years but could not be arrested as he used to change his den frequently.

The raid at Hamir Mridha Shahin’s house began around 3:30pm. Spider senses tingling at the proximity of the law enforcers, Abdur Rahman jumped off his flat cutting the grill and sustained injuries. He was later admitted to the ICU of Enam Medical College Hospital at Savar.

Abdur Rahman used to stay in the flat with his wife Shahnaz Akter Ruma and their children. Ruma was detained for questioning.

Meanwhile,
...back at the palazzo, Count Guido had been cornered by the banditti...
RAB and police’s SWAT and counter-terrorism units carried out three drives in Gazipur and Tangail where 11 hard boyz including New JMB’s Dhaka divisional operations commander Faridul Islam alias Akash alias Pravat were killed.
Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  after he jumped off the fourth floor of a five-storey building

Posted by: Pappy || 10/09/2016 10:43 Comments || Top||


11 ‘militants’ killed in four raids
[Dhaka Tribune] Eleven suspected gunnies have been killed in shootouts with law enforcers in three separate raids in Gazipur and Tangail districts.

Police’s Counter-Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit conducted one of the raids and elite force Rapid Action Battalion the other two Saturday.

In another drive carried out in Ashulia area of Savar, RAB locked away
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [219 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russian Special Forces Kill Six Islamists in Causasus
[AnNahar] Russia said Friday its security forces killed six Islamists in the volatile North Caucausus including an envoy from 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 who had spent time in Syria.

Special forces "neutralised" four fighters in Nazran, the largest city in the Ingushetia region, and two more in the village of Gazi-Yurt, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee said in a statement quoted by Interfax news agency.

"According to preliminary information, among the neutralised bandidos was an emissary of IS, Zabairi Sautiyev, who arrived from Syria to renew terrorist activity in the (Ingushetia) region."

The Russian North Caucasus is one of the major sources of foreign jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq.

Sautiyev is listed as wanted by the interior ministry of Ingushetia for "crimes of a terrorist nature." The 23-year-old was born in the region and is registered as living there.

The Russian authorities said they found two suicide belts at the scene as well as semi-automatic machineguns, pistols and hand grenades.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Europe
Hungarian Intelligence Expert: Migration ‘Military Operation' to Destroy Nation States
[Breitbart] Former intelligence chief László Foldi has said that forces conspiring to open Europe's borders are using the tactics of "fourth generation warfare" to turn the continent multicultural.

Former Director of Operations at the Hungarian Intelligence Services Foldi says the media, so-called humanitarian organisations, and Brussels work together to undermine Europe's borders.

Speaking on Kossuth Radio, the intelligence expert says that following the country's referendum in which 98.5 per cent of voters rejected Brussels's plans for mandatory migrant quotas he expects to see a "serious attack" on Hungary from three directions.

"One of them will be a formal political attack from Brussels, another one an informal attack with the help of the mainstream media, which will be a significant portion of the Western media outlets, but also the local media which are financed from outside of Hungary."

The security expert says the third prong in the offensive is a "concrete attack" on the country's borders, in which "civilian organisations" mobilise migrants to the Hungarian border.

Mr. Foldi highlights how hundreds of migrants suddenly set off from Serbia to Hungary holding signs written in English and chanting demands for open borders following the referendum this week.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/09/2016 03:26 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [331 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  He has something --- if we remember that war & invasions are not necessarily engineered by masterminds.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/09/2016 5:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Probably just a coincidence that the former states of the FSU refuse to take immigrants:

Putin seeks to “usher in a new world order” reminiscent of that during the Cold War, they write, by systematically attempting to “destroy Europe, divide NATO, and restore Russian power and global influence,”

Link
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/09/2016 6:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Probably just a coincidence that the former states of the FSU

The way I see it, former eastern block had the disease (of using altruism as justification for tyranny) recovered, and are now immune. Western countries, on the other hand... Lets put it this way: look how East Europeans & Russians deal with LGBT "rights" demands.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/09/2016 6:31 Comments || Top||

#4  It cannot be argued that the destabilization of the European economy (via large migrations from the ME/Syria) is not of benefit to Putin.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/09/2016 6:41 Comments || Top||

#5  G(r)omguru, I think war and invasions are masterminded, as it is quite profitable to a few.
Posted by: One Eyed Speaking for Boskone7919 || 10/09/2016 10:00 Comments || Top||

#6  And I think it's mostly collective stupidity
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/09/2016 10:09 Comments || Top||


Berlin on high alert with suspected bomber on the loose
[IsraelTimes] Security boosted at capital’s airports and train stations; officials say Syrian national Jaber Albakr could have Islamic State links
Deutsche Welle has a grainy photo of the miscreant here.
German police were carrying out a huge manhunt Saturday for a 22-year-old Syrian suspected of planning a kaboom, after finding "highly explosive" materials in his apartment.

Security has been boosted at Berlin’s two airports and at train stations in the capital.

The suspect, Jaber Albakr, could have had "an Islamist motive," police sources told AFP. German news agency DPA, citing security sources, reported that Albakr had links to the Islamic State (IS) group.

Police said "several hundred grams" of an "explosive substance even more dangerous than TNT"
...sounds like TATP, a.k.a. Mother of Satan, the explosive you can mix up in the bathtub of your mother...
were found in Albakr’s apartment in the eastern city of Chemnitz, about 260 kilometers south of Berlin.

"Even a small quantity of this substance could have caused enormous damage," police said.

Three people with links to Albakr, who arrived in Germany last year as a refugee, have been incarcerated
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
in Chemnitz.

Heavily-armed officers, some wearing balaclavas, carried out a vast operation in the neighborhood where Albakr had been living.

Around 100 local residents were evacuated from the area, and a loud kaboom was heard in the leafy suburb as police forced their way into the apartment with an entry device.

Under surveillance
In Chemnitz, part of the city’s main station was sealed off by officers as a remote-controlled robot was deployed to inspect a suspect package on a platform which turned out to be harmless.

Police destroyed the explosives found in the apartment in specially-dug holes on land nearby.

Albakr had been under surveillance for some time, with the magazine Focus reporting that he was suspected of plotting to attack an airport.

Two of his associates were arrested close to Chemnitz’s railway station while a third was taken into custody in the city centre. A package belonging to one of those arrested was undergoing analysis, police added.

"They were known to the suspect we are looking for and were arrested and detained," said Bernhardt, who added that the trio were being questioned.

Albakr was living in a neighborhood of Chemnitz whose communist-era housing estates are home to many recently arrived refugees.

Police in the state of Saxony, where the city is located, issued a search warrant for Albakr after officers received information from domestic intelligence services, a police front man said, saying he was born in Syria in January 1994.

They added that Albakr was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and was "suspected of preparing a kaboom."

"At present we do not know where (the suspect) is or what he is carrying," police said on Twitter, urging residents to be cautious.

German police said previously they had identified 523 people who posed a security threat to the country, around half of whom were known to be currently in Germany.
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The Grand Turk
‘Huge disaster’ averted in Turkey as suspects blow themselves up
[IsraelTimes] Two men who apparently planned to carry out a massive car kaboom in Ankara detonate explosives

Two people suspected of planning a car kaboom on the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday blew themselves up after being confronted by police, averting what the justice minister called a "huge disaster".

The suspects, who both died in the kaboom, were believed to be preparing an attack when they set off the explosives, the official Anadolu news agency said.

"A huge disaster has been prevented. It is probable they would have attacked Ankara.... All signs are pointing to the PKK terrorist organization," Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag told the CNN-Turk broadcaster.

The bombing comes two days before the first anniversary of The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
’s deadliest terror attack in its modern history in Ankara which left 103 dead. The attack was blamed on jihadists from 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.

Ankara governor Ercan Topaca told news hounds at the scene it was "highly likely" that the suspects had connections to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

"The materials used, the construction and the way it was planned point to the PKK...." he said, quoted by Anadolu.

The governor said police swooped early on Saturday after a tip-off from Diyarbakir, a mainly Kurdish province in Turkey’s southeast.

No-one else was killed or injured in the blast understood to have taken place close to a black car in the town of Haymana, around 30 kilometers (18 miles) from Ankara, the governor’s office said in a statement.

The suspects were believed to have been hiding in a hut near a stud.

"The security forces launched the operation and warned (them) to surrender. A short while later (and) before any intervention, two forces of Evil confirmed to be a man and a woman detonated themselves," the statement added.

In televised comments, Topaca also said the suspects were a male born in the eastern province of Bingol and an unidentified female. She was later named in Turkish media.

He added that the authorities were looking for a third person adding that the jacket wallahs hung a Turkish flag on the car to avoid suspicion.

An ID card was also found at the scene, the statement said.

On Friday, the Kurdish group Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK) with ties to the PKK grabbed credit for a cycle of violence bombing on Thursday near a cop shoppe in Istanbul which maimed 10 people.
Al Ahram adds:
CNN-Turk broadcaster reported that 200 kilos (more than 400 pounds) of ammonium nitrate and plastic explosives were seized during the operation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [240 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Too fewer mooks for Erdogan to toss into the brig. When he jails another few thousand people he'll probably have their co-conspirators.
Posted by: Raj || 10/09/2016 1:10 Comments || Top||


8 PKK terrorists killed in Turkey's southeast
Eight PKK terrorists were killed Saturday in Turkey’s southeastern province of Hakkari, the military said, Anadolu reported. In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said they were “neutralized” in Cukurca, a mountainous district on the Iraqi border.

Hakkari, which borders both Iraq and Iran, has seen a number of anti-terror operations since the PKK -- listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the U.S. and EU -- resumed its 30-year armed campaign in July last year. The PKK maintains bases in northern Iraq.

Since the resumption of the conflict, PKK terror organization martyred more than 600 security personnel and claimed lives of many civilians including women and children while around 7,000 terrorists were killed in army operations.
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Home Front: WoT
America's enemies within - 62 ISIS attackers and 'plotters' in just a year
More than half of them are immigrants or their children

  • Analysis by DailyMail.com reveals that 62 people in America have launched ISIS attacks or been accused of plotting to help terror group

  • They are responsible for 64 deaths and at least 121 woundings, including the San Bernardino and Pulse massacres

  • Of the attackers and alleged plotters, 21 were immigrants and a further 13 were the children of immigrants

  • Thirteen Americans converted and are accused of becoming extremists - including a former cheerleader and senior Boston police officer's son

  • Prosecution documents reveal allegations of obsessions with extremist propaganda and a myriad of hate-fueled plans to slaughter U.S. citizens
  • Posted by: Blossom Unains5562 || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

    #1  The FBI spends far too much time defending high level crooks running for Prez.
    Posted by: JohnQC || 10/09/2016 11:14 Comments || Top||


    India-Pakistan
    2 al-Qaeda operatives detained in Lahore
    LAHORE: Police on Saturday arrested two suspected Al Qaeda operatives in Sargodha who were allegedly planning attacks during Muharram processions, said police officials.

    Security officials also claimed that the two had trained in Afghanistan.

    Law enforcement officials recovered a large cache of arms and ammunition, which included five hand grenades, 37 RPG rounds, suicide vests, seven Kalashnikov assault rifles, and 695 bullets.

    "Police has been carrying out raids in various areas of Punjab on the directives of Punjab Inspector-General Mushtaq Ahmed Sukhera to ensure security for the mourners," said Sargodha Regional Police Officer Zulfiqar Hameed.

    The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) of Sindh Police arrested nine suspected terrorists from Karachi on Friday and recovered bombs, suicide jackets, hand grenades and 30 bore pistols from their possession.

    After receiving details regarding the planned activities of terrorist outfits in the city during Muharram, a team headed by CTD head Raja Umer Khattab was set up, a press release by CTD stated.

    The team discovered that suspected terrorists and alleged members of Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) and Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) were planning on employing suicide jackets, hand grenades, bombs and carrying out target killings in Karachi, the CTD said.
    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in Pakistan


    Anti-India clashes erupt in Srinagar after boy's killing
    [DAWN] Indian forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas Saturday as thousands carried the body of a young boy killed overnight during an anti-India protest in Srinagar

    Chanting slogans "Go India, go back" and "We want freedom", thousands of residents marched to the main Martyr's Graveyard in Srinagar for the burial of the 12-year-old boy.

    The boy was critically injured on Friday evening after he was hit by shotgun pellets all over his body and died at a hospital early Saturday.

    Residents said the young student was hit inside his home compound, some 30 feet from festivities between protesters and government forces. Police say he was part of the festivities.

    Police and paramilitary soldiers fired warning shots, pellets and tear gas, fearing the procession could become a larger rally seeking an end of Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region, said a police officer, speaking on condition of anonymity
    ... for fear of being murdered...
    in keeping with department policy.

    Clashes broke out as hundreds of young men hurled rocks at the troops while another group of mourners changed route to bury the dead.

    On Friday, at least 50 people were maimed during dozens of festivities as tens of thousands of Kashmiris protested against Indian rule.

    Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies


    Iraq
    Iraqi forces forced back in Salahuddin
    (Iraqinews.com) Salahuddin – Salahuddin Provincial Council announced on Saturday, that the security forces evacuated one of the liberated villages in southern Sharqat, north of Tikrit, due to the continuous attacks launched by ISIS.

    Member of Salahuddin Provincial Council, Salahuddin al-Jabouri, said in a press statement, “Yesterday, a number of ISIS members attacked al-Khanouka village in southern Sharqat, after sneaking from al-Zawiya area, north of Baiji, and the left coast of Sharqat.”

    “The security forces and residents managed to repel the attack after violent confrontations with the group,” Jabouri added.

    “Security and political leaders decided to evacuate women and children from the village, due to the continuous attacks of ISIS using mortar shells,” Jabouri explained. “The village’s men are stationed on Makhoul Mountains along with the security forces,” Jabouri continued.
    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [189 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


    Ninevah Nightmares: 6 die
    6 ISIS troops die in fighting near Mosul

    (IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Nineveh Operations Command announced on Saturday, that the security forces repulses an attack launched by the Islamic State group, south of Mosul, and killed six members of the group, as well as destroying two booby-trapped vehicles.

    Nineveh Operations Command said in a press statement, “Forces from the army’s 15th brigade managed, this morning, to repel an attack launched by the ISIS on Tlul al-Baj village, south of Mosul, and were able to kill six ISIS militants.”

    “The security forces also destroyed two booby-trapped vehicles, and seized an armored vehicle belongs to the terror group,” the statement added.

    The Islamic State group captured the city of Mosul, the center of Nineveh Province, in 10 June 2014, before extending its terrorist activity to other areas of Iraq.

    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [209 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


    Kirkuk Kombat Chronicle
    Kurd artillery pound ISIS troops near Shallal village

    (IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – Prshmerga forces in Kirkuk Province announced on Saturday, that dozens of the ISIS members were either killed or wounded in an artillery shelling, in southern Kirkuk.

    Commander of the Peshmerga’s 9th brigade, Brigadier Aras Mohamad, said in a press statement, “This morning, Peshmerga forces shelled a gathering of the ISIS members in Hassan Shallal village, west of Daquq district, killing and wounding dozens of the ISIS members.”

    “Our forces conducted the artillery shelling after receiving information that one of the ISIS senior leaders will visit the village to attend the group’s meeting with the rest of the ISIS members,” Mohamed added.

    Kirkuk is witnessing a surge of violence, after the ISIS members imposed their control over areas in Hawija district, Riyad, Abbasi and al-Zab, after capturing Mosul, the center of Nineveh Province.
    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [147 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


    Anbar Antics


    Iraqi forces capture east Zawiya

    (IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Media officials with the Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday liberating the eastern Zawiya area, west of Ramadi, from the ISIS grip, and raising the Iraqi flag over its buildings.

    The officials said in a press statement, “This morning, forces from the 10th brigade of Anbar Operations Command managed to liberate the eastern Zawiya area in Albu Nimer Island, west of Ramadi, and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings.”

    “The security forces inflicted heavy human and material losses on ISIS,” the statement added.

    The security forces managed to liberate the majority of cities in Anbar, including Ramadi, Fallujah, Rutba and Heet from the ISIS control.

    7 ISIS Baddies die in airstrike near Ramadi

    (IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Jazeera Operations Command in Anbar Province announced on Saturday, that seven ISIS members were killed in an air strike conducted by the international coalition air force, west of Ramadi.

    Commander of Jazeera and Badiya Operations, Major General Qassim Mohamadi, said in a press statement, “This morning, international coalition air force carried out an air strike targeting a gathering of the ISIS members in Hayy al-Bakr area in Heet Island.”

    “The air strike killed seven ISIS members and destroyed three vehicles carrying weapons and a rocket launcher, as well as detonating a large cache of weapons,” Mohamadi added.

    “The security forces will liberate the areas of Hayy al-Bakr and al-Shamiyah from the ISIS control in the coming few hours,” Mohamadi explained.
    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


    Israel-Palestine-Jordan
    Police officer and civilian killed, 4 wounded in Jerusalem vehicular terrorist attack
    [Jpost] A Special Patrol officer and elderly female civilian were shot and killed, and four others lightly and seriously wounded, during a two-point vehicular terrorist attack carried out near police headquarters in Jerusalem’s Ammunition Hill, and the nearby Sheik Jarrah neighborhood.

    The terrorist, an east Jerusalem resident, was shot dead during an exchange of gunfire with police in Sheik Jarrah.
    Partners for Peace
    Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/09/2016 09:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [342 views] Top|| File under:


    IDF arrests two Palestinians transporting weapons in Bethlehem
    [IsraelTimes] Security forces in West Bank capture man as he tries to move firearms, munitions through checkpoint

    Israeli security forces on Saturday locked away
    Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
    a Paleostinian man caught transporting a stash of weapons that included three improvised firearms, two magazines, ammunition and bullets, the IDF said in a statement. The suspect was detained by Israel Police and IDF forces at a checkpoint near the West Bank city of Bethlehem. He was apparently trying to transfer the weaponry to a hiding place.

    Earlier on Saturday, security forces arrested a Paleostinian suspect carrying a firearm in Bethlehem’s Dheisheh Refugee Camp, the army said.

    The army and police are in the midst of a large campaign to crackdown on illegal arms manufacturing and weapons smuggling in the West Bank and Israel. According to the army statement, Israeli forces have uncovered and dismantled 32 Paleostinian weapon manufacturing workshops and seized over 350 firearms in the West Bank since the beginning of 2016.

    IDF arrest raids in the West Bank are common and have stepped up slightly as military officials attempt to head off what they fear may be an uptick in violence during the fall holiday season, when tensions have been known to rise.

    Kite, with camera attached, briefly crosses into Israel from Gaza

    [IsraelTimes] Hovering object pulled back into Hamas-run Strip after IDF fires warning shots.

    UK freezes $30m in Palestinian aid over salaries for terrorists

    [IsraelTimes] London says it will investigate whether PA used donor countries’ funds to finance payments to terror convicts in Israeli prisons
    Posted by: trailing wife || 10/09/2016 00:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under:


    Syria-Lebanon-Iran
    ISIS attacks US proxies in Hasakah
    [ARA News] HASAKAH – Militant fighters of the Islamic State (ISIS) launched on Sunday an offensive on headquarters of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) south of Hasakah city, in northeastern Syria.

    Military sources told ARA News that ISIS militants carried out a car bomb attack on an SDF security checkpoint near the Shaddari city in the southern countryside of Hasakah. The radical group has also hit SDF headquarters in Shaddadi with a number of mortar shells.

    At least five fighters from the US-backed SDF forces were killed and two others were seriously injured due to ISIS attacks on Sunday.

    In the meantime, heavy clashes took place between the SDF and ISIS in the Azzawi town in Shaddadi countryside.

    “ISIS militants have been trying to infiltrate into Shaddadi and other areas in southern Hasakah, but our forces were able to repel the attack and forced ISIS to withdraw towards Deir ez-Zor after heavy clashes on Sunday,” an SDF spokesman told ARA News.

    In mid-February 2016, Peoples’ Protection Units (YPG) and allied SDF fighters concluded a protracted campaign by liberating Shaddadi City in Hasakah province.

    ISIS militants evacuated their headquarters in Shaddadi under heavy SDF bombardment. “More than 275 ISIS militants were killed and 33 ISIS vehicles were destroyed at the hands of the SDF fighters in the Battle for Shaddadi,” SDF spokesman Talal Silo told ARA News at the time.

    During the offensive, SDF troops also seized control of the Jibisa Gas Facility, located 12 km east of Shaddadi City. ISIS had used the critical refinery to produce more than a million gas cylinders, which were then sold on the black market.

    The SDF’s progress came after the SDF cut ISIS’ main supply route in al-Hawl, near Syria’s northeastern border with Iraq. This advance was supported by the U.S.-led coalition, who provided air cover.

    Since the campaign concluded, ISIS has been trying to infiltrate into the area, launching mortar and car bomb attacks from bases in Deir ez-Zor Governorate.
    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [219 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


    Rebel artillery hit Kurd areas in Aleppo
    ALEPPO – Islamist rebel groups launched on Saturday a renewed attack on the Kurdish district of Sheikh Maqsoud in Aleppo city, killing and wounding a number of civilians.

    Local sources reported that fighters of the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham and allied groups shelled the Kurdish-populated Sheikh Maqsoud district with mortars.

    “Seven civilians lost their lives, including three children, due to the mortar attack on Sheikh Maqsoud,” Dr Mihemed Hamke, director of a local hospital in the targeted area, told ARA News.

    Dr Hamke added that more than a dozen civilians were injured in the bombardment on Saturday. “Some of them are in critical condition,” he said.

    Ahrar al-Sham Movement, backed by the al-Qaeda splinter group of Jabhat Fateh al-Sham [previously known as Nusra Front], used their bases in the nearby neighbourhoods of Ain al-Tal and Baedin to bomb Sheikh Maqsoud district.

    The Kurdish district of Sheikh Maqsoud has been under siege by Syrian Islamist rebels for years, and violence has recently intensified in the district as the Kurdish YPG forces have been trying to push back the Islamist groups.

    Amnesty International has recently issued a report with regard to the developments in the Kurdish-populated district, saying: “Armed groups surrounding the Sheikh Maqsoud district of Aleppo city have repeatedly carried out indiscriminate attacks that have struck civilian homes, streets, markets and mosques, killing and injuring civilians and displaying a shameful disregard for human life.”

    Speaking to ARA News, Luqman Ismail, one of the stranded citizens in Sheikh Maqsoud, said that electricity outage has continued for nearly three years because of repeated attack by Islamists on the main power network outside the district. “These groups are apparently punishing the people of Sheikh Maqsoud for their support to the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), who have been engaged in fighting with radical Islamists around the city of Aleppo,” he said in an earlier interview.
    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [154 views] Top|| File under: Salafists


    Russian humanitarian helicopter attacked by ISIS en route to Hama
    [ALMASDARNEWS] According to a statement of the Hmeymim Reconciliation center, a Russian helicopter was attacked by ISIS terrorists.

    The helicopter was attacked by manpads as it attempted to deliver aid in Hama. The crew successfully avoided the missiles.

    "Due to the high altitude, early launch detection and the crew's skill in maneuvering, the missile was dodged. Nobody on board of the helicopter was injured," the statement read.

    Sputnik reported that the ISIS bully boyz reportedly received two MANPADS from Iraq on October 6 to ensure the air defense of the bully boyz fighting government forces trying to take control of the M5 highway that connects Hama to Aleppo.
    Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [121 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


    Syrian Army advances in Khan Al-Sheh, Western Ghouta
    [ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was able to make a noticeable advance in the rebel stronghold of Khan al-Sheh in Western Ghouta.

    Units from the elite 4th Mechanized Division managed to infiltrate the town from the northern sector seizing Masjid al-Azim district of the town along with several building blocks from the direction of Drushah and Tahtouh Buildings after hours of intense festivities with primarily Jabhat Fath al-Sham terrorists.

    The military command of the Syrian Armed Forces seeks to expel the bad boy presence in the sensitive region of Western Ghouta to improve logistical operation capabilities of the government troops in southern Syria and enhance security in the capital's backyard.

    Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [121 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


    FSA offensive in Dara’a off to a disastrous start
    [ALMASDARNEWS] The Free Syrian Army
    ... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
    's Southern Front alliance launched a new offensive in the relatively calm Dara'a province aimed at recapturing the abandoned base, Abu Kaser checkpoints, Abu Madi Farms, Tawil Farms, Atisah Farms, and cutting the Dara'a-Damascus highway.

    So far, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) was able to repel the attack on the abandoned base killing at least 10 Salafist tough guys including two high ranking military commanders known as Abdallah Qassem and Rustum Kanakri. The offensive would change from bad to worse when government troops destroyed a rebel tank and two technical vehicles while repelling the assault.

    Rebels are very likely to abort this offensive after incurring heavy losses without any field advances whatsoever. The fronts in southern Syria have been very stale this past year as several jihadist offensives would utterly fail in securing any positive results for the disgruntled bully boys.

    Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


    Syrian Army ambushes Nusra fighters in Jobar, Damascus
    [ALMASDARNEWS] Units from the elite Syrian Republican Guard conducted a special operation in the embattled Damascene suburb of Jobar earlier today.

    A tunnel hosting a large group of Fath al-Sham Front (formerly Nusra Front) exploded as the forces of Evil mobilized to launch an assault on nearby government checkpoints around the electricity building.

    As a result of this operation, the entire group was destroyed with early reports suggesting that over two dozen jihadists were neutralized. The grinding front lines of Jobar have been static for years as intense festivities rage elsewhere in the Death Eater bastion of Eastern Ghouta.

    Posted by: Fred || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [151 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


    Splodydope kills 22 at Syrian wedding in Hasakah
    A suicide bombing during the wedding in northern Syrian town of Hasakah left at least 22 killed and 33 wounded, town's mayor told Sputnik International.

    "The suicide bomber blew himself up in a wedding reception hall 400 meters (1312 feet) away from Hasakah," the mayor said stressing that the death toll is likely to rise.

    Nearby hospitals are providing first aid to the wounded.
    Posted by: Steve White || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under:


    Terror Networks
    The Beatings Will Continue: Iraqi Edition


    ISIS forces refugees to pay tribute for passage

    (IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – Militants belong to the terrorist group of ISIS in southwest parts of Kirkuk province allowed Friday families to flee areas under their control in return for tributes paid in US dollars.

    Al-Sumaria News reported that the terrorist group takes 200 US dollars from each person wants to leave areas under its control.

    The news website explained that the terrorist group is taking advantage of hundreds of families’ desire to flee areas in its grip in the province as it is no longer able to pay the salaries of its members.

    According to Al-Sumaria News, ISIS is suffering from a financial crisis after the demise of its financial resources that used to yield millions of dollars.

    ISIS financial resources were mainly oil fields and banks particularly in the province of Nineveh as well as in other cities it occupied since June 2014.

    The Iraqi website revealed that members belong to the terrorist group in areas in southwest Kirkuk have not been paid for the past five months.

    ISIS militants in southern and western areas of Kirkuk have been strongly struck by Peshmerga forces and the US-led coalition.

    The province located 250 kilometers north of Baghdad witness continuous violence while security agencies constantly announce arresting terrorists and leaders belong to ISIS.

    Kurd kommies execute female fighter for desertion

    (IraqiNews.com) Erbil – A female fighter belonging to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) was executed after she had attempted to desert from the party and failed, Bas News reported on Monday.

    Bas News stated, “The female fighter was from Van, a Kurdish city in southeast Turkey, and was named “Ronahi” by PKK,” adding that, “Ronahi was the head of the PKK’s unit ‘Kurtak Martyrs’.”

    “She was captured in the areas of Doli Ballayian, near Choman district of Kurdistan Region, while attempting to desert from the PKK and was executed right where she was caught,” Bas News added.

    The Kurdistan Workers’ Party imposes huge penalties on its fighters who want to leave in order to prevent them from abandoning the party.
    Posted by: badanov || 10/09/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

    #1  The Kurdistan Workers’ Party imposes huge penalties on its fighters who want to leave in order to prevent them from abandoning the party.

    "It's different when we do it!" they shrieked.

    Posted by: JHH || 10/09/2016 17:30 Comments || Top||



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