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Police make raids against suspected 'IS' supporters across 10 states in Germany
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Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 13:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [432 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A critical lass of Illyria:
"Their beer and roast beef are inferior,
And you try perusin'
The news in Ragusan...
But plays in these parts are Shakespearier."
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/16/2016 19:52 Comments || Top||

#2  One of your best, by far.
Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 20:46 Comments || Top||

-War on Police-
Passerby shoots, kills motorist assaulting deputy after traffic stop
[FOXNEWS] A driver who attacked a Florida sheriff's deputy Monday morning was shot and killed by a bystander who warned him to stop beating the officer, according to a report.

The incident began at around 9:30 a.m. when the Lee County deputy tried to make a traffic stop on Interstate 75 in Estero. Instead of complying, witnesses said the driver took off, reaching speeds of more than 100 miles per hour.

The deputy chased the suspect onto an exit ramp, where a witness said the suspect got out of his car and assaulted his pursuer.

Shanta Holditch told WZVN that the suspect pulled the deputy out of his car and "just kept beating him and beating him ... throwing him to the ground and punching him in all different directions."

At that point, WINK reported, another driver got out of his car and ran to the scene. He told the suspect that he'd shoot him if he didn't stop beating the deputy.

"[He] refused to get off the officer and the officer kept yelling, 'shoot him, shoot him, shoot him,' Holditch said.

When the suspect didn't stop his attack, the third man shot him three times. The deputy was not hit. The suspect later died.

"I heard like three shots. He fell down on top of the police officer," said a witness who would only give his last name, Smith. "After a moment, the police officer rolled him back over, got on his mic, then rolled over back on the ground besides the guy."
Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [321 views] Top|| File under:

3 wimmin die in Herat small arms attack
At least three women were killed by a number of unknown gunmen in Herat city on Tuesday night, local officials said.

Herat governor's spokesman Jailani Farhad confirmed the incident and said it occurred in Karte Darb-e-Kandahar area in the city when a number of unknown gunmen entered a house and shot dead two brides and a woman.

He added that the victims were residents of Farah province and that the incident was due to personal problems.

The attackers left the area following the incident, he said.
Posted by: badanov || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [266 views] Top|| File under:

Explosion in Kabul leaves 1 dead
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] An kaboom has been reported in capital 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....
earlier this evening with the eyewitnesses saying one person was killed.

The incident took place in Karte Naw area located in police district#8 of the city but the main type of the blast has not been ascertained so far.

Preliminary reports suggest the target of the kaboom was a vehicle belonging to an organization and the victim of the incident was the driver of the vehicle.

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

In the meantime, another eyewitness in the area said a vehicle belonging to a government official was targeted in the blast triggered by a magnetic bomb, leaving one dead and two others maimed.

Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [269 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Afghan forces arrest 12 and 14-year-old boys recruited by ISIS
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Afghan cops incarcerated
I ain't sayin' nuttin' widdout me mout'piece!
two teenage boys recruited by the 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.

Local officials in 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 said the two teenage boys, aged 12 and 14-year-old, were arrested from Abdul Khel area of Achin district.

The officials further added that the two teenage boys were arrested around 12:00 pm local time today.

According to the local security officials, the two boys are originally hailing from Shah district of northern Faryab province.

The loyalists of the terror group have not commented regarding the report so far.

The use of children as child soldiers and in terrorist attacks, specifically in suicide kabooms, is not rare in Afghanistan.

Madrasas are described as the main recruitment source for the holy warrior groups as poor families in Pakistain and Afghanistan send their sons to such madrassas for free education and lodging.

The Afghan cops arrested a teenage jacket wallah assigned for an attack in capital 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....
earlier in April this year but the Afghan cops managed to arrest him from the 5th police district of the city.

Earlier, a 12-year-old child assigned for a suicide mission surrendered himself to the security forces in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

According to the local security officials, the child was taken to Jalalabad city from the neighboring Pakistain for the suicide mission by the holy warrior groups.

Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [270 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Africa North
7 dead in alleged US airstrikes on houses in Gardah town
[Libya Observer] Gardah Municipal Council said Monday US Arclight airstrikes had struck houses in the town killing at least 7 people.

Mayor Hassan Maatouk said the Monday night Arclight airstrikes caused panic among the locals and destroyed more than 10 houses leaving more than 40 people maimed. He described the humanitarian situation in the town as desperate.

"The Arclight airstrikes left the residents no choice but to sleep with no shelter and that the injured received medical treatment 30 kms away in Barak al-Shatee region." He added.

Elaborating on the humanitarian situation, he pointed to the dilapidated health facilities and the acute shortage of medical staff and supplies in his town.

Mayor Maatouk did not comment on the identity of the victims, but local sources indicated that the Arclight airstrikes had targeted civilians' houses and a house where Abu Talha al-Hasnawi, an alleged al-Qaeda member, was staying. The sources said he is still alive and suffers from minor wounds.

Gardah is a town in Wadi al Shatii region in central-west of Libya.

Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [366 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda

14 people wounded in car explosion eastern Benghazi
[Libya Observer] A boom-mobile went off near the vegetables public market in Bu Dazira area in eastern Benghazi, eyewitnesses said.

Media sources also confirmed that many people were maimed in the blast and were sent to al-Jalaa Hospital in Benghazi.

"14 persons were admitted to al-Jalaa Hospital." The head of the media office at the hospital, Fadia al-Barghathi said.

Al-Barghathi added that the medical staff at the hospital are evaluating the injuries to categorize them into either first aid procedures, residence, or operations.
Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [264 views] Top|| File under: Ansar al-Sharia

Tunisian authorities unearth three arms caches on Libya’s border
The Tunisian authorities said Monday that they had seized three big arms caches over the last weekend on the Tunisian border city with Libya, Ben Guerdane.

The Tunisian Interior Ministry said the arms caches contained large quantities of Kalashnikov rifles, rockets and landmines.

Tunisia has been so fearful that IS Death Eaters, who are originally from Tunisia and are now clashing in Sirte with the Misrata-led forces, would make a clandestine return to their country and thus make it vulnerable to terror and turmoil.

Back in July 2015, Tunisia announced that it had started building a separation barrier and a trench alongside the Ras Ajdair border with Libya to prohibit the infiltration of bully boyz into Tunisia.

some people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them...
after building the barrier, Tunisia was struck by a wave of IS terror in March 2016, when IS bandidos Death Eaters clashed with the Tunisian army, killing at least 53 people.

Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [265 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

Houthi leader killed during clashes in Yemen
...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 ...
leader of Haradh battlefront, Mohammed Ali al-Arjali was killed, during festivities on Tuesday, Al Arabiya sources revealed.

Yemen’s national army had initiated a wide military operation against Houthis and ousted President-for-Life Saleh
... exemplifying the Arab's propensity to combine brutality with incompetence...
with the support of the coalition aircrafts. The coalition had paved the way for these operations through a series of shells targeting militias’ sites in Haradh, Midi and the Tawal border crossing.

Field military sources reported that these artillery bombing engendered dozens of deaths and injuries in the ranks of the militias. Dozens others were detained and military vehicles and equipment were also destroyed.

The sources also revealed that the operation started with focused air and sea attacks targeting Saleh and Houthi forces sites in Haradh and Midi, along with resorting to minesweeper to pave the way for a ground attack.

According to military sources, 6 military brigades, namely the second brigade of border guards, brigade 82, brigade 10, brigade 25, brigade 105 and the third brigade of the border guards consisting of more 10 thousand fighters, along with military engineering units and minesweepers, were involved in these operation.

In another operation, dozens of faceless myrmidons were killed by coalition aircrafts that targeted the militias military convoy in Bakir al-Mir, in the eastern side of Haradh.

Meanwhile 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 air defense systems destroyed a Houthi missile on Tuesday, headed to Najran.

Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [274 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

7 JMB men indicted in Hoshi Kunio murder case
[Dhaka Tribune] A Rangpur court on Tuesday framed charges against seven members of a separated faction of the banned myrmidon outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) over the Oct 3, 2015 murder of the Japanese farmer

Judge Naresh Chandra Sarker of the Rangpur Special Judge’s Court also fixed January 4 next year for recording testimony of witnesses in the case after holding a hearing in presence of five of the seven men indicted.

Special Public Prosecutor Rathish Chandra Bhoumik told the Dhaka Tribune that a total of eight Death Eaters of New JMB were involved in the killing of Kunio on October 3 last year.

They were named as: regional commander Masud Rana, military commander Eshak Ali; Liton Mia; Abu Sayeed; Nazrul Islam alias Bike Hassan; Saddam Hossain alias Rahul alias Sabuj alias Chhobi; Begum Rokeya University student Ahsan Ullah Ansari Biplob; and Shakhawat alias Shafique.

Among the eight accused, Bike Hassan was killed in a ’shootout’ with the police on August 2, while Saddam, the alleged criminal mastermind of the killing mission, and Ansari were absconding, said Rathish.

Middle East-based terrorist group 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....
grabbed credit for the murder, hours after gunnies rubbed out 65-year-old Kunio in broad daylight near his house in Kachu Alutari area at Kaunia of Rangpur.

Hoshi first visited Bangladesh in 2011 for a week. He visited again for a week in 2013 before finally settling in the country to run a grass farm.

Since foreign citizens cannot remain in Bangladesh for more than three months at a stretch without a work permit, he left and re-entered the country to renew his visa status, visiting China and, most recently, India, according to a police source.

Investigators initially accused some members of BNP and its front organizations for his murder.

On July 2, however, Sherlocks asked the court to drop the BNP men’s names after arrestee Masud Rana confessed that he himself had shot Kunio, who was on a rickshaw at the time.

Another accused, Eshak, also gave a confessional statement.

Even though the investigation officer identified the accused as JMB members, officials of DMP’s counter-terrorism unit claimed that they were members of a new faction of JMB having links to the Islamic State group.
Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [257 views] Top|| File under: Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
5 arrested for plotting attacks in Moscow, Russia's Caucasus
[Ynet] The Russian intelligence agency FSB says it has tossed in the slammer
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
five people allegedly linked 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....
group who were suspected of plotting terrorist attacks in Moscow and Russia's Caucasus.

The FSB said in a statement on Tuesday that its officers found five firearms, two improvised bombs, each with the equivalent of 10 kilograms of TNT, and various types of ammunition at the suspects' homes. The FSB did not say if the arrests were made in Moscow or the region of Ingushetia in the North Caucasus where the men were believed to be planning attacks.

Islamist insurgency spread to Russia's Dagestan
...a formerly inoffensive Caucasus republic currently bedevilled by low-level Islamic insurgency, occasional outbreaks of separatism, ethnic tensions and terrorism, primarily due to its proximity to Chechnya. There are several dozen ethnic groups, most of which speak either Caucasian, Turkic, or Iranian languages. Largest among these ethnic groups are the Avar, Dargin, Kumyk, Lezgin, and Laks. While Russers form less than five percent of the population, Russian remains the primary official language and the lingua franca...
and Ingushetia in the early 2000s after the end of the war in Chechnya.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/16/2016 00:03 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [295 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Police make raids against suspected 'IS' supporters across 10 states in Germany
[DeutscheWelle] Authorities have carried out more than 200 searches against suspected radical fundamentalists. German media reported that the targets were part of the well-known "True Religion" Salafist group.

A string of raids were carried out across Germany early on Tuesday morning against suspected "Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
" (IS) sympathizers. According to news agency dpa, the raids took place in more than 200 homes and offices across 10 federal states.

Authorities carried out searches targeting individuals belonging to the "True Religion" Salafist group ("Die wahre Religion"), who have stirred up controversy for passing out a particularly fundamentalist translation of the Koran.

The Interior Ministry confirmed the actions in a tweet, and announced a ban of the organization:

Some 65 raids were carried out in the state of Hesse, 15 of them in the city of Frankfurt alone. Every one of the searches took place in Berlin or the former West.

Salafism promotes a very strict interpretation of Islamic scripture and the use of Sharia law to impose order. The "True Religion" Salafists
...Salafists are ostentatiously devout Moslems who figure the ostentation of their piety gives them the right to tell others how to do it and to kill those who don't listen to them...
targeted in Tuesday’s raid have become infamous in Germany in recent years for disseminating copies of the Koran emblazoned with the slogan "Read It!" before they were banned from doing so in pedestrian zones by Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière.

De Maizière elaborated on the cause of the raids in a presser later in the day. He said that this particular translation of the Koran was used to "spread messages of hate and anti-constitutional ideologies," adding that "more than 140 young people have traveled to Syria and Iraq to join terrorist groups after participating in the 'Read It!' campaign."

A Twitter account appearing to represent the group claimed that "the Koran has been banned in Germany," going on to say "we have delivered Allah's message."

"Those who indoctrinate young people and radicalize them with pseudoreligious ideologies are using religious freedom as a smoke screen," said Ralf Jäger, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia's top security official, after the raids. The "True Religion" group's Paleostinian-born leader Abou-Nagie was not in Germany when Tuesday's raids took place. Police searched his last-known location in the western city of Bonn.

Abou-Nagie is believed to be in Malaysia, security sources told dpa, where the group is reportedly planning on launching a similar Koran-distribution initiative. The "True Religion" group already operates in 15 countries including Austria, La Belle France, Bahrain and Brazil, the sources said.

The raids came just one week after German authorities began a renewed crackdown on the country’s top Salafist ideologues, including 32-year old hate preacher Abu Walaa. Walaa, an Iraqi who has been in Germany since 2000, is suspected of supporting IS interests in Germany.
More detail from this article submitted by Skidmark:
RT: Massive special op against Islamists carried out in 10 German federal states, 60 cities

'True religion:' How Salafists lure supporters

[DeutscheWelle] German authorities have stepped up pressure on the "True Religion" Salafist group. Abou Nagie, a Cologne
...a lovely city in Germany. They invented perfume there...
-based, Paleostinian-born Salafist preacher, activist and businessman, is one of the group's leading figures.

"Islam is presented as though it is all about violence, hate, forced marriage and terror" - that's how a video on the internet site of the "True Religion" group starts off. Now banned by the German Interior Ministry, the organization was founded by Ibrahim Abou Nagie, a German Moslem with a Paleostinian background.

He is one Germany's most prominent Salafists. His declared aim: to improve the public image of Moslems and Islam.

In an interview with DW three years ago, the preacher from Cologne clarified that he wants to present the "true Islam". He described himself simply as Moslem. Salafist, he argued, is a term used by the media and politicians to divide Moslems - adding that the term has been whispered into the ears of government by "Zionist advisors."

"Only Moslems"
"Salafist, Islamist - we are only Moslems," explain the friendly young men and at least one woman in the video on the "True Religion's" website, which was still accessible even after the movement was banned.

The opening of the video comes across like a commercial, with its projection of a special atmosphere, and oriental-sounding music. It is as if they are trying to sell something. And indeed, after a few seconds, there is a cut to a pedestrian street in a large German city, where Abou Nagie sits behind a counter stacked with copies of the Koran he wants not to sell, but give away - namely to infidels.

When the campaign with the commanding name of "Read!" began in 2012, the idea was to give away copies of the Koran so people could form their own opinion about Islam. At the time, the organizers explained that their goal was to distribute a total of 25 million copies. Or as Abou Nagie put it: a Koran for every German household.

The campaign to distribute the Koran spread to 15 other countries, amongst them, La Belle France, Great Britannia, Sweden, Austria, Bahrain and, since June 2016, also Brazil.

Abou Nagie, 52, came to Germany when he was 18 to study electrical engineering. But instead of completing his studies, he started a business selling self-adhesive film. Nine years ago he was forced to declare bankruptcy - retroactive tax demands of 70,000 euros ($US 75,500) ruined him financially.

From then on, he dedicated his life the Salafist scene and to converting non-Moslems.

This scene included well-known Salafists such as the recently jugged
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
Abu Walaa as well as Sven Lau, currently on trial for allegedly supporting the terrorist militia "Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
" (IS). Abou Nagie taught Islam at various mosques, gave advice to converts on YouTube and made public appearances with Salafist preacher Pierre Vogel. The Cologne businessman preached an extremely repressive interpretation of the Koran.

Nationwide campaign
According to intelligence authorities, Abou Nagie is not only thoroughly Salafist, he is also one of the most influential Salafists in Germany.

By definition, this means he belongs to one of the most conservative branches of the religion, a branch that looks to the bygone days of early Islam, the times of the Prophet Mohammed. The Salafist movement rejects later judicial decisions and interpretations. Intelligence authorities estimate there were 3,800 Salafists in Germany in 2011 - and 7,500 supporters just four years later. Only a minority support violence, but experts say there is often a smooth transition from being politically active to become a jihadist, and adopting violence-prone Salafism.

Abou Nagie teaches "the full spectrum of Salafist ideology" in his regular lectures and seminars, domestic intelligence authorities in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia noted in 2011. An intelligence report described Abou Nagie as not only offering religious instruction, but also discussing and supporting martyrdom and jihad, including using violence to defend Islamic belief.

Simple approach
A series of criminal charges followed: he was charged with inciting punishable acts, including murder. In June 2012, then Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich initiated legal proceedings to have the "True Religion" group banned. Yet all attempts to attribute crimes to Abou Nagie or his organization remained unsuccessful. His tirades against the immoral life in the West and homosexuality, and for Sharia law, may have violated accepted ethical standards in Germany - but they did not break criminal laws.

Many people see distributing the Koran as too zealous, the "True Religion" front man's rhetoric seems too radical to pass it off as a harmless initiative.

The Interior Ministry came to the same conclusion in its 2015 annual report, saying that people participated in the campaign with the purpose of "disseminating radical Islam and recruiting jihadists." There is increasing evidence that people took part in the campaign to distribute the Koran so that they could later take part in the struggles in Syria, the ministry said. Several of the group's members were arrested before the current crackdown and ban of the organization.

But for Abou Nagie.
Earlier this year, the Cologne district court convicted him of professional social security fraud, saying he had pocketed the benefits but had declined to declared an income of 50,000 euros from his "Read!" campaign. He was handed a 13-month suspended sentence, but not forbidden to distribute the Koran on the streets in Germany.

Abu Nagie was also not arrested during the crackdowns on Tuesday morning. Investigators believe he may be in Malaysia - supposedly the next country to be added to the list of nations where Salafists hand out the Koran for free.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [635 views] Top|| File under: Salafists

Home Front: WoT
10 year sentence for ISIS recruit
[Ynet] A federal judge has sentenced a Minnesota man who was part of a conspiracy to join ISIS in Syria to 10 years in prison.

Zacharia Abdurahman drew the harshest sentence of the three defendants who appeared before US District Judge Michael Davis in Minneapolis on Monday. While Abdurahman pleaded guilty, he did not cooperate with the government against the other members of what Davis called a "terrorist cell."

Asked why he chose not to cooperate, Abdurahman said he wasn't willing to testify against his former friends. He said he's a man of principal.

Prosecutors had sought a 15-year sentence. Davis told the defendant he was giving him less partly because his parents have become active in the campaign against terrorist recruiting in Minnesota's large Somali community.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [264 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

India bans Zakir Naik’s Islamic Research Foundation
[Dhaka Tribune] Controversial preacher Zakir Naik has once again stirred the news when an Indian Cabinet meeting on Tuesday moved to ban his NGO Islamic Research Foundation for five years.

The ban is to go into effect immediately. The government labelled the Islamic Research Foundation as an "unlawful organization" which was susceptible to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in India.

The Times of India reported that an "unlawful" association is different from a "terrorist" organization listed under UAPA. The law defines "unlawful association" as any organization "which has for its object any activity that is punishable under Section 153A or 153B of IPC" ‐ provisions dealing with threat to social and communal harmony.

The Indian government claimed that Zakir Naik’s programmes on Peace TV were allegedly communal and pro-Jihad.

Dr Zakir Naik has numerous cases filed against him in India, mostly allegations of inspiring people to become a terrorist.

The National Investigation Agency of India has also plans to press charges of terrorism against him by using testimonies of captive Death Eaters who admitted Naik’s speeches encouraged them to a great extent.

Zakir Naik is banned in the United Kingdom and Canada for his "hate speech", reported the Times of India.

Naik has not responded to the freshly-imposed ban till the time of this report being written.
Posted by: Fred || 11/16/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [285 views] Top|| File under:

Over 50 Mohmand tribesmen arrested
[DAWN] GHALANAI: Security forces conducted a search operation on Monday and locked away
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
54 rustics under the collective territorial responsibility clause of the FCR, following killing of a pro-government elder in an IED blast.

Assistant Political Agent, Upper Mohmand, Haseeb-ur-Rehman said that the administration called upon the Safi rustics to hand over the suspected culprits behind of the IED blast in which tribal elder was killed. However,
there's more than one way to skin a cat...
they failed, prompting the administration to take the punitive action.

...back at the comedy club, Boogie sadly admitted that he was a better peeping Tom than he was a comedian...
the funeral prayers of the slain elder, Malik Dara Khan, were held at Cheenari village on Monday.

...back at the comedy club, Boogie sadly admitted that he was a better peeping Tom than he was a comedian...
two shops were gutted on Monday by a fire caused due to electric short-circuit at a market in Kog Pand area in Safi tehsil near the Pak-Afghan border.

While no casualties were reported in the blaze, monetary losses were estimated by locals to be in millions.

Local residents said diesel stored in a shop caught fire due to electricity short-circuit.

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College professor shot dead in Lahore's Iqbal Town
[DAWN] Unidentified assailants on Tuesday rubbed out a professor of Government College of Science in Lahore's Iqbal Town area, police said.

Professor Rao the increasingly roundedAltaf Hussain
..The head of MQM in Pakistain, who has lived in London and hasn't laid eyes on Pakistain since Caesar made corporal. Judging from the size of him,he may be a Hutt...
was killed when attackers opened fire on his car as he was returning home after dropping off his son to school.

The police have started investigation to determine whether the attack was a assassination'>assassination
. They are also surveying the CCTV footage of the incident.

The professor's body has been shifted to Mayo Hospital in Lahore.

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ISIS using drones to deliver explosives
ARBID, Iraq: The Daesh group drone hovered in the sky over the advancing Iraqi forces before dropping a grenade, the jihadists’ latest move to weaponize small off-the-shelf aircraft.

Down below, the grenade exploded on the roof of a building where Iraqi police forces were sheltering as they advanced some 10 kilometers (six miles) south of Mosul, the last Daesh-held Iraqi city.

No one was injured, according to an Iraqi officer, but the incident nonetheless represents another escalation in the war of commercially available drones that is playing out as Iraqi forces battle the jihadists.
Masters of invention, Daesh militants jihadists have booby trapped household appliances and turned cars into armored suicide bombs as they try to stymy the Iraqi forces.

Now they seem to have found another way to try to slow the progress: weaponizing the $1,000 drones that they normally use to spy on their foes.
“We have recorded three incidents,” police Lt. Col. Hussein Moayyad told AFP.

The militants appear to have used an add-on — similar to those intended to help fisherman drop their hooks farther out at sea — to release the drone’s payload, Moayyad said.

They rig the grenade so the pin is pulled free when the explosive device is dropped, arming it.

While this attack was relatively primitive and — for now — pretty ineffective, Daesh drones have already proved more deadly in other ways.
Last month a hobby plane rigged with explosives killed two Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters and injured two French soldiers.

According to a US defense official, the incident unfolded on October 2 when a small plane with a styrofoam body was either shot down or crashed in Irbil in northern Iraq.

Two Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters grabbed it and took it back to their camp to inspect and photograph it, when it blew up.

Daesh is flying drones to spy on Iraqi forces — so Iraqi forces are sending up their own devices to spot the enemy as well.

Moayyad watched a screen inside a specially converted armored bank van he has turned into a mobile drone control center.

“Now I am entering the dangerous zone, this is where Daesh is,” he said, as he manoeuvered the drone’s remote control to focus on jihadist positions some five kilometers (three miles) away.

Like the Daesh operation, the Iraq police have also cobbled their drone program together with shop-bought equipment and ingenuity.

Moayyad — who has a masters degree in computing — modified drones bought in Dubai and Turkey to give them greater range, longer battery life and the ability to film at night.

When he spots enemy movement, he coordinates with the Iraqi artillery, air force or sometimes the US-led coalition bombarding IS from the sky.
In eastern Mosul, Iraqi special forces soldiers are using drones for the same purpose.

“There were three car bombs coming out from Al-Bakr toward our positions that we spotted with our drone and hit with our tanks,” Staff Lt. Col. Muntadhar Salem recently told AFP, referring to an area in the city.
In total, Moayyad said, the Iraqi police force drones — superior to the ones IS use — end up costing somewhere around $26,000.

But despite having superiority over the jihadists, he said the Iraqi forces could do with equipment that can let you take control of unknown drones, especially now that Daesh is arming them.

“Maybe they could get bigger drones,” Moayyad said.

“And if they manage to use chemical weapons on them, then this is more scary, of course.”

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Mosul Offensive News
30 ISIS Turbans die near al-Abbas

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad, Nineveh – Thirty Islamic State militants were killed on Monday as Iraqi security forces advanced closer to the Mosul International Airport and liberated a village on its way to the centre of the city.

Hossam Eddin al-Abbar, a member of the municipal council of Nineveh, said in statements that 30 ISIS fighters, including senior leaders, were killed as forces liberated the village of al-Abbas (40 kilometers west of Mosul). The militants carried “Japanese and Chinese nationalities,” and were besieged by the forces before they were killed, said al-Abbar.

“The liberation of Nimrud has speeded up the liberation of other areas of Nineveh,” Abbar said, referring to the ancient city which the Iraqi forces recaptured on Sunday.

Abbar added that federal police forces and the army’s 15th division have become 3 kilometers away from the Mosul airport at the center of the city, having liberated the village of Bo Youssef.

The Iraqi joint forces’ ninth division also managed to clear the village of Moshairiqa from ISIS and raised the Iraqi flags above its buildings, state TV reported on Monday, quoting Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah, commander of “We Are Coming, Nineveh” operations.

Iraqi government forces, assisted by a US air cover and popular militias, have been in a successful campaign since mid October seeking to liberate Mosul, ISIS’s last foothold in Iraq.

49 ISIS Bad Guys have a Very Bad Day

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Forty-nine Islamic State militants were killed on Tuesday in United States air force strikes on al-Bakr neighborhood in Mosul.

The militants were assembling in preparation for attacks on security forces, Iraqtoday.com reported.

Iraqi security commanders said Monday they killed 30 ISIS militants during land operations on Monday.

Iraqi forces, assisted by US aircrafts, popular militias and Kurdish troops, have been in continuous battles since October to liberate Mosul, ISIS’s last stronghold in Iraq.

Last week, the US coalition partaking in the fight against ISIS said 1363 militants from the group died since operations were launched in October to retake Mosul.

Iraqi forces capture 3 areas in Mosul

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Iraqi security forces started to storm into three new neighborhoods north and east of Mosul, and detonated two booby-trapped vehicles in these neighborhoods, Sky Press reported on Tuesday.

The Iraqi media outlet stated, “Forces from the Golden Division started, before noon today, to storm into areas north and east of Mosul, including the neighborhoods of al-Akha’a, al-Bakr and al-Hadba’a.”

“The [security] forces started to storm into these areas after the preliminary bombardment to warn the residents of these areas,” Sky Press explained. “Iraqi forces also managed to detonate two booby-trapped vehicles and kill three suicide bombers in al-Hadba’a area, while clashes are still ongoing in the mentioned areas,” Sky Press added.

Earlier today, Shia militia of al-Hashd al-Shaabi announced retaking three villages west of Nineveh, and storming into other village within the third phase of battle to liberate the province.

Iraqi militia company captures area SE of Mosul

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – More than 200 tribal fighters of Sunni tribes, along with an brigade from the Iraqi army controlled the liberated areas, southeast of the city of Mosul that witnessed extensive military operations to liberate it from the grip of the Islamic State group, Shafaaq News reported on Tuesday.

Commander of Hashd Forsan Ninewa, Ghazi al-Abbar, said, “Forsan Ninewa Regiment (Nineveh’s Knights), which consists of 200 fighters of al-Hashd al-Ashaeri, along with the 9th brigade of Iraqi army were assigned to control Khawitela village and Hayy al-Eintsar southeast of Mosul, to allow Iraqi forces to advance toward other areas."

Iraqi militia group capture areas in western Mosul

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – Badr Organization of al-Hashd al-Shaabi announced on Tuesday liberating two villages and advancing 10 kilometers in the western axis of operation ‘We Are coming, Nineveh.’

The organization said in a press statement, “Today, villages of Medhali and Tel Om Mahyour in the western axis of operation named ‘We Are Coming, Nineveh’,” adding that, “Security forces advanced 10 kilometers in the same axis.”

“The city of Mahlabiyah was besieged and a 3-km long tunnel was also found,” the organization added. “The security forces also managed to detonate a booby-trapped vehicle that was parked on a road,” the organization explained.

Joint security forces, backed by Army Aviation and international coalition, continue the battle to liberate the city of Mosul that was launched in the 17th of October 2016.
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#1  "...30 ISIS fighters, including senior leaders, were killed as forces liberated the village of al-Abbas (40 kilometers west of Mosul). The militants carried “Japanese and Chinese nationalities,” and were besieged by the forces before they were killed, said al-Abbar...."

perhaps some forged passports
Posted by: lord garth || 11/16/2016 9:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Pakistan has adequate passport forging abilities.
Posted by: Pappy || 11/16/2016 10:40 Comments || Top||

#3  I don't think there are many Japanese Muslims. Quite a few Chinese (East Turkestan) Muslims though, including some militant ones.
Posted by: Glenmore || 11/16/2016 12:14 Comments || Top||

#4  I don't consider news from Mosul any more offensive than from the rest of the ME.
Posted by: jpal || 11/16/2016 18:12 Comments || Top||

#5  The Kurds deported a Japanese reporter a few days ago whom they accused of being somehow connected to ISIS. He denied the connection once he arrived at home.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/16/2016 20:39 Comments || Top||

Anbar Antics

Iraqi forces find 430 bombs near Heet

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – Anbar Operations Command announced on Tuesday discovering a cache of weapons containing 430 improvised explosive devices, during a military operation to secure the liberated areas in Heet district, west of Ramadi.

Commander of Anbar Operations, Major General Ismail al-Mahalawi, said in a press statement, “Security forces carried out an operation to search Hayy al-Bakr area on the banks of the Euphrates River in Heet district, discovering a cache of weapons containing 430 improvised explosive devices and large quantities of weapons and equipment.”

“Members of the ISIS terrorist gangs left weapons, IEDs, rockets and secret tunnels in the liberated areas of Anbar, and security forces are searching these areas in preparation for the return of displaced people,” Mahalawi added. “Forces from the army and police are searching for headquarters, hideouts and strongholds of the terrorist group, and removing their remnants,” Mahalawi explained.

Security forces managed to liberate the majority of cities of the province of Anbar, including Ramadi, Fallujah, Heet, Baghdadi and Rutba.
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Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin

1 dead in bomb attack in southeast Baghdad

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – One civilian was killed and seven other were wounded when an IED blast rocked a district in southeast Baghdad.

Iraq Sky Press website quoted a security source as saying that the IED went off near a popular market in Wardiya neighborhood.

The United Nations in Iraq said last week that 58000 people died in violence since Islamic State militants took over large areas of Iraq in 2014. Some observers believe that the extremist group, sustaining serious defeats in its last stronghold in Mosul over the past few weeks, is trying to shift security focus to Baghdad with attacks.
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Iraq: Third of eastern Mosul ‘liberated’
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Iraqi forces have dislodged ISIS from one third of the eastern side of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, an interior ministry front man said on Tuesday, four weeks into the US-backed campaign to take back the city.

The Tigris river divides Mosul into eastern and western sides. The built-up area in the eastern side is slightly bigger than the western side where the old city is located.

"More than a third of this (eastern) side has been liberated," the front man, Brigadier-General Saad Maan, told a news conference at the Qayyara military base, the main hub for the forces trying to end ISIS’s two-year rule of Mosul.

So far, 955 forces of Evil have been killed and 108 captured on the southern frontlines of the city alone, Maan said. He did not give a toll for the campaign overall either for security forces, civilians or ISIS fighters.

With air and ground support from a US-led coalition, Iraqi government forces are trying to consolidate gains made in the east of the city, which they entered at the end of October.

They are yet to enter the northern or southern neighborhoods of Mosul, where more than 1 million people are thought to be living.

More than 54,000 people have been displaced because of the fighting from villages and towns around the city to government-held areas, according to UN estimates.

The figure does not include the tens of thousands of people rounded up in villages around Mosul and forced to accompany ISIS fighters to cover their retreat towards the city.

Hundreds of Iraqi civilians lined up on Tuesday for food in eastern neighborhoods of Mosul recently retaken from ISIS, as rations ran low, an Iraqi officer said.

Maj. Salam al-Obeidi says some 700 residents gathered in three areas of the Zahra and Qadisiya neighborhoods, the latter of which was the scene of a fierce IS counterattack a day earlier.

"This is a problem for us because the food we have is not enough for them and we’re waiting for more food to be sent from the government," al-Obeidi said. "Now the Iraqi soldier is giving his food to the civilians."

Iraq launched a major offensive last month to drive ISIS out of the northern city, the country’s second largest, which is still home to more than 1 million civilians.

Special forces have captured a foothold in the city’s east, and have been advancing slowly over the past week to avoid casualties and civilian deaths as ISIS fighters emerge to attack from the dense, urban landscape, often with armor-plated suicide boom-mobiles.

The gunnies struck back against special forces in Qadisiya a day earlier, Maj. Gen. Sami al-Aridi said. Two dozen men wearing boom jackets charged the front lines, setting off a three-hour battle that killed 20 gunnies and severely maimed a special forces soldier.

The Iraqi armed forces do not release official casualty figures, but field medics have noted dozens of killed and maimed since the operation to liberate the city began on Oct. 17.

At a news conference outside Mosul, Col. John Dorrian, a front man for the US-led forces supporting the operation, said Arclight airstrikes had so far destroyed 59 suicide boom-mobiles and over 80 tunnels.

"We will continue to strike the enemy for as long as it takes for the Iraqi flag to be raised over Mosul and every other corner of this country," he said, adding that the coalition had conducted over 4,000 strikes with air power and artillery since the campaign began.

The United Nations
...where theory meets practice and practice loses...
meanwhile said smoke from oil wells and a chemical plant torched by ISIS near Mosul has forced over 1,500 people to seek medical treatment for respiratory problems.

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Southeast Asia
Indonesian police arrest five after church attack
Follow up on this report from two days ago.
[Ynet] Indonesian police on Monday tossed in the slammer
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
five people in connection with a suspected hard boy attack on a church that killed one infant and injured three.

Police said they were investigating possible links to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
murderous Moslem group.

Sunday's attack in the parking lot of a church in East Kalimantan province on the island of Borneo was the latest in a series that has raised concerns over rising militancy in the world's largest Moslem-majority nation. An Islamic State-linked assault in the capital Jakarta in January killed four people.

Police said the attacker had been imprisoned on terrorism charges in the past and had links to existing radical networks.
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Four soldiers injured by Basilan bomb blast
[Manila Times] Four Philippine soldiers were injured in a roadside bombing on Monday morning in Basilan. Military spokesman Filemon Tan said the troops were patrolling Barangay Sabong in Lamitan City when the bomb exploded. The injured soldiers were evacuated to a military hospital in Zamboanga City.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack but the province is a major Abu Sayyaf stronghold.
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Turkey resume airstrikes in northern Syria
Turkey announced that it is resuming air strikes in support of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) as part of operation Euphrates Shield after an agreement with the “interested parties” was reached.

In statements that he made after a Turkish cabinet meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey and the Turkish government spokesman Numan Kurtulmus said that his country has resumed the provision of air support for the Free Syrian Army as part of operation Euphrates Shield. He also said that the FSA is close to the city of Al-Bab in the eastern countryside of the Aleppo province.

Kurtulmus added that Turkey can once again provide the FSA with logistical support from the air after talks with the parties concerned including Russia and Turkey, and that Turkey will end operation Euphrates Shield only when it has fully achieved its objectives.

The Syrian regime and forces loyal to it threatened to target any Turkish military aircraft flying in northern Syria after Turkey bombed sites belonging to the Kurdish People’s Protection Units last month as part of operation Euphrates Shield. Moscow also expressed its reservation about the Turkish bombardment.

Turkey has coordinated with Russia through a tripartite mechanism involving representatives of the general staff, the intelligence services and the foreign ministries of the two countries regarding Syria. Moscow will facilitate communication between Ankara and the Syrian regime if this becomes necessary.

Sources said that Turkey is particularly keen that the demographic structure and composition in Aleppo does not change. They also said that there is coordination with Moscow in this regard and also with regards to ways of providing humanitarian aid to the besieged residents of Aleppo.

On the ground, armed opposition factions that are taking part in operation Euphrates Shield are continuing to make advances in the direction of the city of Al-Bab which is the last ISIS stronghold in the eastern Aleppo countryside with the support of the Turkish army and air cover provided by the international coalition. They have managed to reach the outskirts of Al-Bab after gaining control of eight villages in the east of the city after violent clashes with ISIS fighters.

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Syrian rebels eject ISIS from Hisha in Raqqa
[ARA News] Hisha – Displaced civilians from the Hisha town in northern Raqqa have returned home after nearly a week of displacement. More than 5,000 civilians returned to the key town of Hisha after the expulsion of ISIS at the hands of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), local sources reported on Tuesday.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) had imposed a siege on the ISIS-held Hisha town north of Raqqa last week. Residents of the town have been forced to leave their homes due to the intensified violence.

However, civilians have started to return home since Monday after their town was liberated by the SDF as part of the Euphrates Wrath Operation for Raqqa.
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Strikes hit east Aleppo after weeks of relative calm
The heaviest bombardment in weeks hit Syria's rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Tuesday morning while warplanes were visible in the sky, a civil defense official said.

"It's all air strikes and parachute bombs. Today, the bombing is violent... There hasn't been this kind of attack in more than 15 days," said Ibrahim Abu al-Laith.

Three hospitals in Aleppo have been hit by air raids in the past 24 hours, leaving medical staff and patients maimed, a monitor said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it could not immediately determine whether the strikes in Aleppo had been carried out by Russian or Syrian government aircraft.

One hospital in the village of Awijel in the west of the province was hit during the night. Among the maimed were patients who had been moved there after a hospital in the nearby village of Kafr Naha was hit on Monday, the Britannia-based monitoring group said.

A third hospital -- in the town of Atareb -- was hit five times in the early hours of Monday, the group added.

The strikes destroyed operating rooms and the hospital pharmacy, damaged ambulances and maimed medical staff.

The hospitals in Atareb and Kafr Naha have both been hit by previous air strikes.

Russia's Defence Ministry has said that Russian missile strikes did not hit the Syrian city of Aleppo on Tuesday, according to Interfax news agency.

The ministry said Russian and Syrian jets had not bombed Aleppo for the last 28 days, Interfax reported.

Human rights groups have accused the Syrian government and its ally Russia of deliberately targeting medical facilities in rebel-held areas, a claim both Damascus and Moscow deny.

In recent months, the government has been engaged in a major offensive aimed at recapturing rebel-held areas of Aleppo.

Some of the main hospitals in the city's eastern sector have been destroyed by the accompanying air and artillery bombardment.

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