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If you've got it...
It's been a long time since we've had a bleg. I always hate to ask. It makes me feel like I have no teeth left and I'm standing on a traffic island holding a sign claiming to be a homeless vet ("God bless!")

Actually I have a perfectly nice home, thank you, though the toilet did overflow last night and one of the dogs ate my granddaughter's shoe. I am an actual vet, but I still retain a good number of my teeth, with the help of a VA dentist.

I have a PayPal account set up that's supposed to cover hosting, hardware purchases, and occasionally beer. My PayPal debit card expired one time without me noticing. In the confusion I switched the hosting to come out of our grocery account. So if you have spare change, help to replenish the actual Burg account will be much appreciated. For those of who have regular monthly donations set up, thank you. They are much appreciated.
Posted by: Fred || 03/09/2017 17:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [1212 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Sent some your way with hopefully a little extra for beer money.

And don't think of it as begging. Think of it as us helping with the community you have built that allows us to freely express our views and see news and information that is denied our MSM consuming peers.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/07/2017 19:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Done
Posted by: Frank G || 03/07/2017 19:22 Comments || Top||

#3  Done.
Posted by: magpie || 03/07/2017 19:24 Comments || Top||

#4  Paypalled in Fed Reserve bucks, not Zimbob bucks. I gave you enough so you could enjoy a beer too. Remember: Ale is sacred, and beer is profane.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 03/07/2017 19:33 Comments || Top||

#5  Done. What Darth Vader said. Thank you!
Posted by: Bobby || 03/07/2017 20:16 Comments || Top||

#6  I'll send off the usual envelope tomorrow, Fred.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/07/2017 20:34 Comments || Top||

#7  Just hit the tip jar. May not comment as much, but still visit faithfully. God bless!
Posted by: Ptah || 03/07/2017 21:50 Comments || Top||

#8  I'm in.
Posted by: Iblis || 03/07/2017 22:16 Comments || Top||

#9  I need to sort out my online banking, then I'll send you something.
Posted by: phil_b || 03/08/2017 0:38 Comments || Top||

#10  Wow. I actually remembered my Paypal password.

Done.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 03/08/2017 12:56 Comments || Top||

#11  en route tomorrow Fred. Thanks.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 03/08/2017 15:15 Comments || Top||

#12  What Darth said.

Will put a check in the mail (why should you pay PayPal fees?).
Posted by: Barbara || 03/08/2017 16:00 Comments || Top||

#13  On its way!
Posted by: Jon Ericson || 03/08/2017 16:26 Comments || Top||

#14  A terribly modest amount I'm afraid, but it's headed your way. Thanks for all you do.
Posted by: Canuckistan sniper || 03/08/2017 17:22 Comments || Top||

#15  Here Here Darth - Billy's in from the Left Coast.
Posted by: Bangkok Billy || 03/08/2017 21:41 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Chinese troops operating in Afghanistan
This is very peculiar. China's military likes to announce to the world they are operating outside of their borders. Why are they silent about this?
WASHINGTON — There is mounting evidence that Chinese ground troops are operating inside Afghanistan, conducting joint counter-terror patrols with Afghan forces along a 50-mile stretch of their shared border and fueling speculation that Beijing is preparing to play a significantly greater role in the country's security once the U.S. and NATO leave.

The full scope of China's involvement remains unclear, and the Pentagon is unwilling to discuss it. “We know that they are there, that they are present,” a Pentagon spokesman said. Yet beyond a subtle acknowledgement, U.S. military officials in Washington and in Kabul would not respond to several detailed questions submitted by Military Times.

This dynamic stands in stark contrast to the two sides' feisty rhetoric over their ongoing dispute in the South China Sea, and to Washington's vocal condemnation of Russian and Iranian activity in Afghanistan. One explanation may be that this quiet arrangement is mutually beneficial.
More at the link
Posted by: badanov || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [494 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This will be interesting,especially after a few towns and villages get totally destroyed.
Posted by: Jeasing Creque5352 || 03/09/2017 18:32 Comments || Top||


NATO says standing ready to assist Afghans as deadly attack hits Kabul military hospital
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
-led Resolute Support Mission In Afghanistan reaffirmed support to the Afghan security institutions following a deadly attack on a military hospital 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 today.

"We are aware of the report of Kabul hospital attack & are monitoring the situation. We stand ready to assist Afghan security services," the alliance said in a Twiiter post.

The alliance went on to say "Once again bully boyz show complete disrespect for humanity by attacking a hospital. We stand with Afghan people against terrorism."

"The attack on the Charsad Bester Military hospital is reprehensible and we condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms," the alliance added.

A group of bully boyz launched a coordinated attack on the main military hospital, the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital, in Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan diplomatic part of the city earlier today.

The attack was launched after an kaboom took place near the entrance gate of the hospital, allowing the bully boyz to penetrate inside the hospital and start clash with the security forces.

Posted by: Fred || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [392 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


At least 30 killed, dozens wounded in Kabul attack
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least thirty people were killed and dozens of others were maimed after a group of turbans launched a coordianted attack on the main military hospital.

The incident took place in the vicinity of Wazir Mohammad Akbar Khan area in Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan main military hospital.

Deputy front man for the Ministry of Defense Mohammad Radmanish said the attack was launched by four people after one of them detonated his explosives near the entrance of the hospital to pave the way for the remaining forces of Evil to penetrate inside the hospital disguised in the uniforms of the doctors and nurses.

Earlier, sources said an kaboom initially took place near the entrance gate of the hospital.

The sources further added that a shootout was underway inside the hospital until later on Wednesdayafternoon as unknown numbers of forces of Evil managed to infiltrate inside the hospital.

The Ministry of Interior officials said the attack was over around 2:30 pm local time after the assailants were rubbed out dead by the security forces.

Posted by: Fred || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [318 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Seems like this will polarize potential fighters either for or against joining ISIS. Apparently the calculus of ISIS thinks it will be a net positive.
Posted by: gorb || 03/09/2017 11:52 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
KDF soldier killed, 5 injured in Al Shabaab bomb attack
A KDF soldier has died and five others injured after two IEDs exploded in different locations in Lamu near the Somali border. The explosions also destroyed armoured vehicles that the soldiers were using for patrols near Sirira and Ishakan on Tuesday afternoon. KDF said the explosive devices have been planted on the roads by the Al Shabaab.

More officers have been deployed in the area to reinforce surveillance and patrols.

Last night, US President Donald Trump spoke with President Uhuru Kenyatta on how to overcome terrorism and other regional security challenges through close cooperation.

President Trump expressed appreciation for Kenya’s significant contributions to the African Union Mission in Somalia and recognised Kenyan troops’ sacrifices in the fight against al-Shabaab.

The officers were in a convoy of a security team driving from the border town of Hullugho to Bulla-Golol in Fafi sub-county.

“I was ahead of the security convoy heading to Bulla-Golol area, when I was alerted that one of the vehicles in our team was involved in an accident,” sub-county commissioner Duncan Okwatch said. “My vehicle was ahead of the convoy and was about a kilometre away when the incident happened.”

Okwatch said the officer succumbed to injuries while the other six received first aid at their military camp in Hullugho town before they were airlifted to Nairobi for treatment.
Posted by: Steve White || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [318 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Smugglers Kill 22 African Migrants on Libya Beach
[AnNahar] People-smugglers have killed 22 African migrants colonists on a beach in western Libya, a security source said Wednesday.

The migrants colonists were set to embark from Sabrata beach, 70 kilometers (45 miles) west of Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
, in a perilous attempt to cross the Mediterranean, the source said.

They were killed after refusing to board their boat due to bad weather, the source added.

The Libyan Red Islamic Thingy confirmed the killings had taken place over the weekend, but was unable to provide further details.

The Geneva-based International Organization for Migration said Tuesday it had heard reports of the deaths.

"There seems to have been an exchange of fire between the smugglers, which resulted in the death of 22 migrants colonists," it said.

Six years since a revolution and NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
intervention that toppled the regime of strongman Muammar Qadaffy
...The late megalomaniac dictator of Libya, admired everywhere for his garish costumes, funny hats, harem of cutie bodyguards, and incoherent ravings. As far as is known, he is the only person who's ever declared jihad on Switzerland...
, Libya has become a key departure point for clandestine migration to Europe.

Smugglers organize frequent crossings from western Libya to the Italian island of Lampedusa, a 300-kilometer (190-mile) trip.

The IOM said 521 immigrants colonists died in the Mediterranean from January 1 to March 5, 2017.

Another 20,000 were able to reach the European coasts during the same period.
...with the eager help of virtue-signalling Europeans in boats who didn't come all the way onto the Libyan shore to pick up the beleaguered migrants.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 00:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [358 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  This can't be good for business. What was in it for the smugglers for killing the "migrants"? Don't they get their money up front? Seems like the smugglers were ticked off and that's how you deal with anger over there.
Posted by: gorb || 03/09/2017 11:48 Comments || Top||


Egypt police arrest two people for terrorism-related online activity
[AlAhram] Egyptian police tossed in the clink
Please don't kill me!
two people on Wednesday for "spreading the ideology 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....
organization" and aiding North Sinai bully boyz through social media platforms, al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

Police say they arrested an 18-year-old man in Sharqiya for running a Facebook page aimed at spreading the krazed killer ideas of the Islamic State, as well as another man in the Red Sea governorate who was communicating via Facebook with North Sinai murderous Moslems.

Authorities say the second suspect provided murderous Moslem groups in North Sinai with information that aided in the carrying out of terrorist attacks, according to state security investigations.

The two men have been placed under 15 days precautionary detention pending further investigations.

Article 29 of Egypt's anti-terrorism law mandates a five-year prison sentence for anyone creating a website that calls for terrorist actions, impedes justice, or provides a platform for exchanging information about murderous Moslems and their movements.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [306 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)


Egypt's police kills wanted Brotherhood member during shootout in Ismailia raid
[AlAhram] Egypt’s interior ministry said on Wednesday morning that police potted a member of the now banned Moslem Brüderbund during a raid on a hideout in Ismailia in the early hours of the day.

In an official statement, the ministry said Hassan Mohammed Galal Mostafa - a studenrt at al-Azhar -- was killed after he initiated a shootout with officers.

According to the police, Mostafa was wanted in a High State Security case that includes terrorist groups Hasm (Determination) and the Lewaa al-Thawra (The Revolution Brigade), two holy warrior groups who have grabbed credit for several liquidations of public figures and security forces in recent months.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Arabia
Yemen's Qaida Detains 2 Militants for 'Spying for US'
[AnNahar] Yemen's al-Qaeda has detained two snuffies accused of being US informants in a district targeted by multiple air raids over the past week, a tribal leader said Wednesday.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
...the latest incarnation of various Qaeda and Qaeda-allied groups, including the now-defunct Aden-Abyan Islamic Army that boomed the USS Cole in 2000...
(AQAP) placed in durance vile
I ain't sayin' nuttin' widdout me mout'piece!
two of its operatives in Mawjan district in the southern Abyan
...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues...
province on accusations they were "spying for the United States", a tribal leader there said on condition of anonymity.

Abyan has been the target of US air strikes as well as an AQAP attack on the army over the past week.

Washington's drone war on AQAP has resumed pace since President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
took office in January.

The US is thought to have launched at least 40 air strikes by warplanes and drones against AQAP since last week, targeting the southern provinces of Abyan and Shabwa as well as Baida, slightly to the north.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 00:11 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [339 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula


Saudi police kill suspected IS militant, detain another: Statement
[AlAhram] Saudi security forces killed a suspected IS bully boy member when he whipped out a rod on a patrol in the capital Riyadh, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency SPA. One person was jugged
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
The patrol was trying to check a complaint on Tuesday evening that a resident of a flat in the capital's al-Rayyan district had shown support to IS group and joined the bully boy group, the ministry said.

"When coppers tried to arrest him, he initiated resistance and whipped out a rod and it became necessary to deal with him and neutralise him, which led to his death," it said.

Another person was arrested and was found to be in possession of a weapon, the ministry said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [362 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Britain
Britain migrant colonist briefs

Iranian immigrant, 40, who ‘strangled a grandmother with the cord of her own anorak before dumping her body in an allotment shed’ hears murder charge through a Farsi interpreter
08/03/17
[DailyMail] Rahim Mohammadi, 40, is accused of murdering 80-year-old Lea Adri-Soejoko with the cord of her own anorak before allegedly dumping her body in an allotment shed in north west London.

Child refugee scheme won't be reopened after the government sees off a rebellion from Tory MPs
08/03/17
[DailyMail] Thirty Conservative MPs had been expected to back plans to force councils in England to declare how many unaccompanied minors they could take. But only three ended up doing

Trial of an ex-Chessington worker, 21, accused of downloading terror material glorifying the Charlie Hebdo attacks is delayed so he can fast for Ramadan
08/03/17
[DailyMail] Kingston Crown Court heard Taha Hussain, 21, who used to work at Chessington Zoo, is said to have sent WhatsApp files were entitled: ‘Paris Outrage: A Muslim Perspective'.

Half of Britain's jihadists are now radicalised online: Proportion being brainwashed via the internet doubles in just five years
07/03/17
[DailyMail] The proportion of vulnerable young Muslims brainwashed by groups such as Islamic State over the internet has doubled in the five years to 2015, according to the Henry Jackson Society.

Report: Beheadings and Islamist Stabbings Up 11-Fold in Five Years

[Breitbart] The rate of beheadings and Islamist-inspired stabbings has risen 11-fold in the last five years according to a major new report. Terror attacks in the UK also tripled during this period. The 1000-page report by the Henry Jackson Society examines all terror convictions and suicide attacks inspired by Islamism in the UK between 1998 and 2015. It warns “Islamism-inspired terrorism remains the principal terrorism threat”.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 02:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [337 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


Europe
Europe migrant colonist briefs

German intelligence boss: Threat level remains high

[DW] Hans-Georg Maassen, president of the Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution (BfV), Gemany's domestic security agency, said that an important indicator was the high number of leads that his office continues to receive both nationally and from foreign sources. "We are seeing a qualitative change in the type of information we're getting," Maassen said. During the period after the Berlin attack [December 19, 2016] until the start of this year, 20 so-called unspecific threat indicators were examined. In the best-case scenario, security officials are able to discover plans for attacks and prevent them from happening.

The BfV also considers information leading to raids on apartments or arrests by police officers to be a measure of success. In this regard, the hotline on Islamist terrorism, or HiT, is becoming ever more significant. The number of contacts via the hotline in 2016 (1,100) more than doubled compared to the number recorded in 2015. But, as Maassen said, there has also been growth in the number of potentially violent Islamists, with the figure currently standing at almost 1,600.
...the number of known jihadis, at any rate.
There is no doubt, he said, that Germany is increasingly becoming a focal point for the terrorist militia Islamic State, or IS.

Germany deports Tunisian terror suspect to 'likely torture'

[DW] Suspected "Islamic State" member Charfeddine T., alias Ashraf Al-T., 24, has been deported from Germany to Tunisia despite concerns that he will be tortured. He was charged with falsifying documents, since he had been travelling with a forged Syrian passport. His lawyer says it is a scandal that he was not tried in Germany.
Many who applied for asylum presented forged Syrian passports, or even real Syrian passports they'd bought elsewhere. If they all are now subject for deportation as a result...

5 Afghan teens who raped boy to be expelled from Sweden

[Ynet] A Swedish appeals court has overturned a lower court's ruling and ordered that five Afghan teenagers convicted of the aggravated rape of an underage boy should be expelled from the country. The Svea Court of Appeal said Wednesday "the reasons for the expulsion outweigh those against."

The Uppsala District Court had ruled in December that the teens couldn't be expelled because they are under 18
...or possibly 35 pretending to be under 18 -- there's a lot of that going around these days...
and because of the security situation in Afghanistan. The unaccompanied, asylum-seeking minors had been sentenced to youth custody of up to 15 months for dragging another Afghan boy into a forest in October, threatening him with a knife and raping him.

Migrants smash up German asylum centre and severely injure a police officer because of their poor MOBILE PHONE reception
06/03/17
[DailyMail] Two men from Togo and six from Ghana went berserk at their asylum home in Rees-Haldern, near the Dutch border because they were 'unhappy' with their quarters

Muslims Call for Marriage to Christian Women to ‘Strengthen’ Islam in Spain

[Breitbart] Hundreds of posters displayed in a migrant-dominated part of Barcelona are urging Muslim men to marry Spanish women in a bid to spread Islam, and inviting members of the community to an “information meeting”.

From Breitbart:
Increasingly Violent Migrants Attacking Border Guards with Iron Bars, Spanish Minister Says
8 March
Attempts by migrants to break through the border into the Spanish exclaves of Ceuta and Melilla are becoming increasingly violent, the country’s security minister has warned.

Malmö City Population Growth Down to Immigration
8 March
The heavily migrant-populated Swedish city of Malmö has grown by almost 6,000 people in the last year and authorities say the main reason for the growth is due to mass migration.

Italian Nationalists Vent Fury Following Migrant Camp Fire
8 March
The leader of Italy’s right wing populist Lega Nord party has accused the left of having “blood on its hands” after a fire in a migrant camp claimed the lives of two African men.

Hungary Approves Detention of all Asylum Seekers
7 March
Hungary’s parliament on Tuesday approved the automatic detention of all asylum-seekers in container camps at the country’s southern borders, brushing off concerns from rights groups.

Europe’s Trend: Austria, Once Open, Now Shows Migrants Door
7 March
Austria was among the first countries in Europe to put out the welcome mat when waves of people fleeing war and poverty reached the continent. Now, its focus is showing them the door.

Asylum Seeker Crime Up 54 Per Cent in Austria
7 March
The Austrian Interior Ministry announced its latest crime statistics for 2016 and indicated a huge rise in suspects of migrant origin claiming the number had gone up by 54 per cent.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 02:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [489 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Suspected "Islamic State" member Charfeddine T., alias Ashraf Al-T., 24, has been deported from Germany to Tunisia despite concerns in high hopes that he will be tortured.
Posted by: Frank G || 03/09/2017 8:58 Comments || Top||

#2  www.patcondell.net/a-word-to-the-criminal-migrant/
Posted by: Mugsy Glink || 03/09/2017 12:02 Comments || Top||

#3  Pat Condell is a treasure.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/09/2017 18:55 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
IS ultra killed, several held
[Daily Excelsior] An alleged terrorist, suspected to have been influenced by the ISIS, was killed here early today after a 12-hour police operation in the wake of the Ujjain- Bhopal train blast.

Saifullah’s body was found with weapons lying next to him when the doors of the house where he was holed up since yesterday afternoon were opened at the end of the operation, ADGP (Law and Order) Daljit Chaudhary told a presser here.

The encounter came as Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh police teams carried out arrests of several "seld-radicalised" persons suspected to be linked to the train blast in Shajapur in MP yesterday in which 10 persons were maimed.

Among the suspects held are Kanpur residents Mohammed Faisal Khan, Mohammed Imran alias ’Bhai Jaan’ and Danish, who are believed to be brothers, according to police officials.

Police have also placed in durance vile
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
Fakr-e-Alam alias Rishu from Etawah and Atiq Muzaffar, a resident of Kanpur, who allegedly was leading the group. Another person identified as Shailendra has also been held from Auraiya, officials said.

"These people were self-radicalised and self-proclaimed believers of ISIS ideology. They had no financing from any foreign source. They were using their own properties and other sources to fund their activities," he said.

Speaking about the encounter in Lucknow, ADGP Chaudhary said that eight pistols, ammunition, bomb-making equipment, timers, wires and other material were found in addition to gold and cash after the Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) operation ended.

"They (suspects) tried several times to carry out small- scale terror activities,....Low-intensity bombs but were not successful," Chaudhary claimed.

The UP police ADGP also said that two laptops which have been recovered from Lucknow and Kanpur have made it clear that the suspects were self-radicalised and influenced by ISIS literature available on social media.

"They also browsed the internet to learn how to make bombs," Chaudhary said.

"We found three passports. Four persons were living in the rented house for a few months. They would meet and frequently do recce. We also found compass, batteries, six mobile phones, 45 gram of gold, foreign currency and literature in Urdu and English," he claimed.

Meanwhile,
...back at the revival hall, the congregants were being herded into the paddy wagon...
Sartaz, the father of Saifullah, refused to claim his body saying that a "traitor" could not be his son. Another resident of Kanpur, Naseem Ahmad, claimed that his sons, who had been arrested, were innocent and demanded an impartial probe.

The police said more arrests are likely.

"We have information about the suspects on the run and we will soon catch them," ADG Chaudhary said.

He said some of the suspects were students and two of them had a small business.

"While we have made three arrests, others are in our custody. We will book them according to their involvement," the ADG said.

Speaking about the encounter, police officials said that they had intended to nab the suspect alive so that they could extract more information from him.

"We tried everything to make him (Saifullah) surrender, even requested Maulana sahib who lived nearby to ask him to surrender," Chaudhary said.

Speaking in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that those who had orchestrated the train blast arrived from Lucknow and planted the bomb in the passenger train as part of a "pre-planned conspiracy".

At least 10 people were maimed, three of them seriously, in the IED blast in the train near Jabdi station in Shajapur district of Madhya Pradesh yesterday.

"The bandidos Death Eaters were influenced by 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) terror ideology and carried out the blast. It was a pre-planned conspiracy," Chouhan said in the Assembly during the ongoing budget session.

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said the Improvised Explosive Device (IED) kaboom in the passenger train was a "trial blast".

"Yesterday’s kaboom was a trial blast. The police, however, smashed this terror network within five hours after the blast in train," Singh told mediapersons in the state Assembly premises today.

The bandidos Death Eaters had plans to orchestrate blasts at some other places also, he claimed.
Posted by: Fred || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [375 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Ex-Lecturer, teacher among 3 HM militants arrested with arms
[Daily Excelsior] A major attempt to revive militancy in the Chenab Valley of Jammu region has been foiled with the arrest of three Kishtwar-based forces of Evil including a teacher and a former contractual Lecturer from Bemina, Srinagar yesterday, where they had gone to fetch a consignment of arms, ammunition and explosives from Hizbul Mujahideen outfit for two surviving forces of Evil of the district.

The arms, ammunition and kaboom supplied to the forces of Evil on outskirts of Srinagar was to be transported to Kishtwar by three tossed in the slammer
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
forces of Evil to help Hizbul Mujahideen revive dying militancy in the Chenab Valley, where no militancy related incident has been reported for past quite some time.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [434 views] Top|| File under: Hizbul Mujaheddin


Iraq
Iraqi insurgent fighter allegedly lied about identity, got through 'extreme' vetting (Video)
[FOX] Federal lawmakers are investigating how a former Iraqi insurgent fighter was able to lie about his identity and still get through America’s ’extreme’ vetting process.

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee has asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to find out why the terror suspect’s pending arrest was allegedly spiked just over a week before the election. Trump had run on a tough-on-terror platform and had been critical of President Obama’s refugee policy.

"When [Joint Terrorism Task Force] and the U.S. Attorney’s office for the Western District of Texas sought to prosecute this refugee, the local law enforcement and prosecutors allegedly ’met resistance’ from officials within the National Security Division’s Counter Terrorism section in Washington DC," Committee chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said in a March 6 letter to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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#1  "He promised to vote Democrat"
Posted by: Frank G || 03/09/2017 8:50 Comments || Top||

#2  This was a week before the election. We did not have Trump's "extreme" vetting in place yet. I don't really think we do just yet, either.

So maybe it should have been titled "Obama's vetting"?
Posted by: gorb || 03/09/2017 11:50 Comments || Top||

#3  The previous regime more or less called it 'rigorous' vetting.

More likely he made a Hillary campaign and/or an OFA donation.
Posted by: Pappy || 03/09/2017 12:25 Comments || Top||

#4  There is a larger point here. You can try to create 'perfect' rules, but they will always be enforced by imperfect people.

Still, that's no excuse not to try.
Posted by: Iblis || 03/09/2017 13:01 Comments || Top||

#5  The obvious explanation for this is that the National Security Division's Counter Terrorism section in Washington DC is directed by those favoring Moslem Brotherhood and Hamas.
Posted by: Grins Snese4215 || 03/09/2017 17:21 Comments || Top||


Security forces kill suicide bomber east of Baqubah
[Iraq News] Head of Mandali City Council, Azad al-Mandalawi, announced on Wednesday, that security forces killed a jacket wallah, east of Baqubah.

Mandalawi said in a press statement, "Joint security forces killed a suicide bomber, wearing an explosive vest, in the outskirts of al-Nada area, east of Mandali, east of Baqubah."

"The operation was carried out based on accurate intelligence information," Mandalawi added.

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Al-Hashd al-Shaabi liberates Sabuniyah Train Station
[Iraq News] Media office of al-Hashd al-Shaabi announced on Wednesday liberating the train station, on the road between western djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
and Tal Afar.

According to the media office, "Forces from al-Hashd al-Shaabi militia managed, today, to liberate al- Sabuniyah Train Station, located on the road linking between the western side of the city of Mosul and Tal Afar District."

"Heavy human and material losses were inflicted on the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group," the media office added in a statement.

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Security forces recapture 2 neighborhoods in western Mosul
[Iraq News] We Are Coming, Nineveh Operations Command announced on Wednesday liberating two neighborhoods in the western side of the city of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
Commander of Operations, Lieutenant General Abdel Amir Yarallah, said in a press statement, "Today, forces from Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS) liberated the areas of al-Mansour and al-Shuhada al-Thaniya in the western side of the city of Mosul."

"The security forces also raised Iraqi flag over the buildings of the two neighborhoods," Yarallah added.

Earlier today, media office of al-Hashd al-Shaabi announced liberating al-Sabuniyah Train Station, on the road between western Mosul and Tal Afar, after inflicting heavy human and material losses on the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group.
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Iraqi forces retake road linking Mosul to Kasak
[Iraq News] Nineveh Operations Command announced on Wednesday, that security forces retook the road linking djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
to Kasak.

Commander of Operations, Lt. Gn. Abdel Amir Yarallah, said in a press statement, "Troops of the army’s 9th armored brigade, al-Abbas Brigade and al-Imam Brigade managed to recapture Mosul-Kasak road, near Tal Afar."

"By recapturing this road, security troops isolated the western side of Mosul from Tal Afar," Yarallah further added.

Also today, security forces were able to liberate al-Sabuniyah Train Station, on the road between western Mosul and Tal Afar, as well as liberating the neighborhoods of al-Mansour and al-Shuhada al-Thaniya, in western Mosul.
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Security forces fully recapture Atshana Hills and Badush prison
[Iraq News] Nineveh Operations Command declared that security forces fully recapture al-Atshana Hills and Badush prison in western the city of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
Commander of Operations, Abdel Amir Yarallah, said in a press statement, "Security forces from the army’s 9th armored brigade and al-Abbas brigade fully recaptured the area of al-Atshana Hills."

"The security forces also recaptured Badush prison in the western side of Mosul, as well as raising Iraqi flag over its building," Yarallah added.

Furthermore, Yarallah explained that the security troops stormed into the residential apartments in the area of the prison.

Noteworthy, in 10 June 2014, 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 attacked Badush prison, and killed more than 670 Shia prisoners, after separating out Sunni prisoners.
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Baghdadi abandons Mosul fight to field commanders
[Iraq News] U.S. and Iraqi officials believe the leader of 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....
, His Supreme Immensity, Caliph of the Faithful and Galactic Overlord, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
...formerly merely the head of ISIL and a veteran of the Abu Ghraib jailhouse. Looks like a new messiah to bajillions of Moslems, like just another dead-eyed mass murder to the rest of us...
, has left operational commanders behind with diehard followers to fight the battle of djinn-infested Mosul
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#1  "You stay here and fight to the death, O my Martyrs! I'll secure the wymyns and the rear escape route"
Posted by: Frank G || 03/09/2017 8:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Seems there's a lot of pissed off women around there. He didn't wanna get shot by women...
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 03/09/2017 12:40 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Fresh Raids Target Beirut Financial Offices over Transfers to IS
[AnNahar] General Security agents carried out raids Wednesday against currency exchange offices and money transfer companies on suspicion they sent huge sums 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, a judicial source told AFP.

The source said the raids started Tuesday and were continuing on Wednesday against several institutions "on suspicion they transferred huge sums of money to areas controlled by IS in Raqa and elsewhere," referring to a jihadist stronghold in Syria.

The source added that a number of people were tossed into the calaboose for investigation but were not yet formally under arrest.

"Information is being gathered on the value of the money that was transferred," the source added.

In a statement issued Wednesday evening, General Security confirmed it had carried out raids across the country and detained "people of Syrian nationality," without giving figures.

It said those detained had admitted "belonging to a terrorist network" and to the transfer of money to "terrorist groups" without specifying which organizations allegedly received the funds.

Lebanese media reported that as much as $20 million had been transferred to the jihadist group, which holds territory in Syria and Iraq, as well as Libya.

But the judicial source dismissed that figure as "exaggerated" while conceding the suspected sum was nonetheless "huge."

On Wednesday afternoon, an AFP photographer saw security forces raiding three offices on bustling Hamra Street in the west of Beirut, and seizing documents and computer equipment.

Afterwards, the raided premises were sealed with red wax and a sign from the military prosecutor warning against their reopening "under penalty of prosecution."

There was no official statement on the raids, or details on the number of companies that had been targeted.

Leb's Central Bank imposes strict rules on financial institutions intended to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing, including caps on the amount that can be transferred overseas without additional supporting paperwork.

Leb has been heavily impacted by the war in neighboring Syria since it erupted in March 2011.

Security forces have on several occasions locked away
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
suspected IS members, including in February, when two men were detained on accusations they were planning an attack in central Beirut.
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These Kurdish, Assyrian, Arab Women are Taking Down ISIS in Their Capital
On International Women's Day, the Islamic State is under threat from a force bearing down on their declared capital, Raqqa, that includes Arab, Assyrian and Kurdish women commanders and fighters.

State Department spokesman Mark Toner today reiterated U.S. government support for the Syrian Democratic Forces, an anti-ISIS, anti-Qaeda, anti-Assad coalition currently leading the major Wrath of Euphrates offensive to oust ISIS from their greatest stronghold. The SDF consists of more than 50,000 fighters, female and male commanders, Arabs, Assyrian Christians, Kurds, and other minority ethnic groups.

"They've been very effective -- we've talked about this many times -- in removing ISIS from the battlefield and dislodging them, and ultimately destroying them," Toner said.
I'm all for killing monsters
Since launching the Wrath of Euphrates operation against ISIS at the beginning of November, the U.S.-backed SDF has liberated more than 3,700 square miles of territory in the drive toward Raqqa.

SDF General Commander Rojda Felat is the Kurdish woman leading the operation. In a June interview with a Kurdish newspaper, she vowed that "wherever there is an attack against humanity we, as the Syrian Democratic Forces, will be there; wherever there is a suppressed woman, that is a battleground for us."
American SJW cower in fear and pee themselves
She hailed the "very many" women's units under the SDF umbrella, including Arab and Assyrian women fighters, noting "people are joining the SDF and YPJ [Kurdish Women's Defense Units] by the droves."

"Not only for the women of Shengal [Yazidis], wherever a woman is being suppressed, wherever a man is threatening a woman, our forces will struggle against this. Our struggle for the liberation of our people will become a beacon for all resisting peoples," she added. The SDF says it has already freed hundreds of Yazidis held as sex slaves by ISIS.

Felat noted that "our male friends are used to this path and are not surprised by this anymore; they respect and support us." Women and men fight side-by-side on the front lines. As far as their male enemies, ISIS fighters believe they won't be admitted into paradise if they're killed by a woman.
More arms for these ladies. Also have them on the firing squads if they take prisoners.

Check the link also. Good video and twitter stuff on these real women.
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [613 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Wrath of Euphrates operation

Cool name.
Posted by: phil_b || 03/09/2017 5:22 Comments || Top||

#2  The female of the species
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/09/2017 6:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Also have them on the firing squads if they take prisoners

Um, I think that they may aim a little low.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/09/2017 7:41 Comments || Top||

#4  Um, I think that they may aim a little low

And the problem with that?
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 03/09/2017 8:21 Comments || Top||

#5  Shooting low...
Posted by: DarthVader || 03/09/2017 9:21 Comments || Top||

#6  Hell hath no wrath like a woman scorned.

ISIS should know better than to piss off a bunch of women with weapons.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 03/09/2017 10:31 Comments || Top||

#7  No problem Mullah. As long as they have enough ammo to work their way up.....slowly.
Posted by: AlanC || 03/09/2017 11:46 Comments || Top||

#8  Judging from the post, I'd say pistolcraft was not her only area of expertise.
Posted by: Besoeker || 03/09/2017 12:10 Comments || Top||

#9  Did they take yesterday off?
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/09/2017 22:13 Comments || Top||

#10  No, they're REAL women, not SJBs.
Posted by: Old Patriot || 03/09/2017 23:08 Comments || Top||



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