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33 ISIS troops die in Nangarhar airstrike
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Afghanistan
33 ISIS troops die in Nangarhar airstrike
At least 33 Daesh insurgents were killed in an airstrike carried out by Afghan Air Force in Nangarhar province on Sunday night, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Monday.

The airstrike was conducted in Kot district of Nangarhar, the statement said.

Meanwhile, Afghan forces conducted a military operation in Gadi village in Batikot district in Nangarhar, where three Taliban militants were killed, and their arms and ammunition were seized, the statement said.

The statement did not provide more details about the airstrike.
Posted by: badanov || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [588 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Right after they burned the Nangarhar polio vaccination clinic.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/28/2017 5:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Burning buildings do help the targetting, one assumes...
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/28/2017 6:47 Comments || Top||


23 arrested in connection to deadly Kabul military hospital attack
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least twenty three people have been tossed in the clink
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
in connection to a deadly attack on main military hospital in 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....
, Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan hospital.

The Minister of Defense Abdullah Habibi informed regarding the arrest of the individuals as he was briefing the politicians in the Lower House of the Parliament.

Habibi further added that the detective and intelligence organs have made negligence on duty.

He said the files of the detained people have been immediately sent to the judiciary institutions for further investigations.

This comes as a delegation which has been given the task to investigate the deadly Kabul military hospital attack provided partial updates regarding the investigation nearly two weeks ago.

According to the head of the probe team Hialuddin Hilal, investigations confirm fifty people were killed in the attack and at least 30 others were maimed.

He had said at least twenty people having different positions and duties have been charged with negligence and an investigation is still underway.

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 grabbed credit behind the attack but Hilal said it would be early to confirm who was behind the attack as investigations are still underway.

Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [253 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Taliban insurgent admits beheading of civilians after joining peace
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A Taliban holy warrior who has joined grinding of the peace processor in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan has confessed that they have butchered innocent civilians.

A group of eighteen Taliban snuffies have joined peace renouncing violence in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government in a statement said the group led by commander Bakhtu Khan joined the grinding of the peace processor due to the efforts of the Afghan intelligence.

The statement further added that the Lions of Islam also handed over some weapons as they pledged to return to a normal life and renounce insurgency.

The group was previously operating in Bati Kot and Ghani Khel districts with one of the Lions of Islam Raz Mohammad saying they were encouraged to start insurgency against the government from certain circles in Pakistain who were providing them with all of types weapons they needed.
What a delicate way to indicate the ISI. I am all admiration.
He confessed that he was involved in the execution of civilians by butchering them besides conducting other insurgency activities, including attacks on military convoys, for which he says he feels regretted.

Mohammad also added that they had received instructions to destroy the Darunta dam and tunnel which forced them to renounce violence, admitting that the insurgency they were waging was not a holy war or Jihad.
Nowhere does he say he was ordered to cut peoples' heads off, suggesting that was an additional refinement of his/their own.
Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [341 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  they had received instructions to destroy the Darunta dam and tunnel

"No more internet videos for YOU!"
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/28/2017 5:19 Comments || Top||


Deadly car bombing plot foiled by Afghan forces in Wardak
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A deadly boom-mobileing plot was foiled by the Afghan cops in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan after a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) was discovered and defused.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said "Based on intelligence report, yesterday morning, Afghan National Police carried out a security operation in Sayed Abad district of Maidan Wardak province."

MoI further added that Afghan National Police has seized a vehicle packed with explosives during the operations..

According to MoI, Afghan National Police had prior information that a vehicle carrying explosives would enter the city.

"In a separate report, Afghan National Police detected a roadside kaboom placed by enemies of peace and stability of Afghanistan in the main road of the Tokhchi village, Bagram district of Parwan province," MoI said, adding that the timely discovery of the explosives has foiled terror attacks and saved the city from an expected tragedy.

The anti-government armed murderous Moslem groups including the Taliban hard boyz have not commented regarding the reports so far.

The Taliban hard boyz are actively operating in some of the restive districts of Maidan Wardak province where they often carry out insurgency activities.

Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [264 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Polio vaccination center set on fire by militants in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A polio
...Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. Between 1840 and the 1950s, polio was a worldwide epidemic. Since the development of polio vaccines the disease has been largely wiped out in the civilized world. However, since the vaccine is known to make Moslem pee-pees shrink and renders females sterile, bookish, and unsubmissive it is not widely used by the turban and automatic weapons set...
vaccination center was set on fire apparently by the anti-government armed holy warriors in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials, the incident took place late on Sunday night in the vicinity of Chardi area of Bati Kot district.

Provincial governor’s front man Ataullah Khogyani confirmed the incident and said several vaccination equipment and medicines were also destroyed after the center caught fire.

Khogyani further added it is not yet not clear who was involved behind the incident but no casualties have been reported.

Governor Mohammad Gulab Mangal condemned the incident and instructed the relevant security institutions to take immediate steps to apprehend the perpetrators.

He also instructed the provincial public health directorate to arrange further medicines for the implementation of vaccination in the district.
Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [330 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Pretty direct way to end a generational war. Just make the next generation cripples, hobbling handicapped, diminished denizens, physically challenged and unlikely to survive to adulthood.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/28/2017 5:15 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Egyptian military says it foiled plot by Sinai militants to establish roadside patrol
[AlAhram] The Egyptian military has said it foiled a murderous Moslem plan to establish a patrol to inspect cars in North Sinai’s Rafah.

In an official statement released on Sunday, army spokesperson Tamer El-Refai gave some details of the operation apparently carried out by the armed forces’ second field army which led to the killing of eight murderous Moslems. The statement did not say when the operation took place.

In the past weeks, 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 affiliates in Egypt have released images of what looked like security roadside checkpoints in several areas in North Sinai that was manned by turbans not police.

The forces placed in durance vile
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
22 suspects suspected of executing terrorist operations in the areas of Rafah and Arish in North Sinai, the statement read.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [298 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)


Gunmen shut down power plant near Nalut
Tripoli/Tunis, 26 March 2017:

Electricity production at the Ruwais power station near Nalut in the Jebel Nafusa has been dramatically reduced after protestors turned off the gas supply this morning. It has led to fears of major power cuts in the Tripoli and elsewhere in the wast of Libya.

Valves on the pipeline from Eni’s Wafa field were turned off near the station by members of the Petroleum Facilities Guard claiming that they were owed money. They also demanded the authorities improve a range of local service, including healthcare, infrastructure, education and the supply of cooking gas cylinders, before they would reopen the valves.

GECOL, the national electricity company, has said that 500 megawatts of power had been lost to the national grid as a result and that Ruwais would have to close altogether if the gas supply were not reconnected.

Back in late 2013, the capital suffered major blackouts after power generation at the 900-MW, six-turbine station was hit when the gas supply was cut off to the station for a month by Amazigh and Tebu protestors.

Two of the turbines at Ruwais can operate on oil, and during the 2013 blockade one of them did so for a while, but it took 50 trucks a day to feed it with 60,000 tonnes of diesel. This produced 125 MW, compared to 150 MW when running on gas.

The pipleine now switched off feeds not only the station but also supplies gas via Zawia undersea to Italy.
Posted by: badanov || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [348 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  There, see that will sure reduce the critical internet traffic.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/28/2017 5:06 Comments || Top||


Benghazi Defence Brigades militants surrounded at Jufra
Benghazi, 26 March 2017:

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has appointed Brigadier Jamal Zahawi to the new post of commander of the Jufra operations room.

The LNA is claiming that the Jufra airbase and its Benghazi Defence Brigades (BDB) fighters are completely surrounded.

A source has told the Libya Herald that the LNA wants to avoid the casualties of an all-out attack and is content to starve into submission the BDB militia militia on the airbase.

The LNA has also today announced the appointment of Brigadier Mabrouk Al-Warfali as the commander of the Sirte operations room.

Meanwhile in downtown Benghazi, the pressure on the militants in Sabri was increased overnight when what the LNA said was a supply boat was intercepted and sunk a mile offshore. The boat is said to have exploded when hit by gunfire. At the same time Alwasat reported that three other boats in which militants were trying to flee the besieged quarter were stopped and a number of the occupants arrested. Unusually for such encounters, no images have been published on social media.

The Benghazi Revolutionaries’ Shoura Council (BRSC) today put out pictures of what it said were its fighters inside Sabri. Apparently well-equipped and defiantly shooting back at LNA forces surrounding them, the BRSC insisted its forces were ready to fight off any attack.

The LNA has said that the militants have been reinforcing their barricades with land mines. One reason that troops have apparently delayed attacking the district is that the narrow streets pose a problem for the movement of tanks and other armoured vehicles.

Today there were yet more air raids on Sabri and the nearby militant district of Suq Al-Hout. Much of the older architecturally-interesting properties in the district are being reduced to rubble.

The extent of the damage is clear from closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras that the LNA has established overlooking Sabri. From the date and time details at the bottom of footage seen by this newspaper, there are at least seven such cameras.

Ten days ago one recorded three dogs scavenging along an otherwise empty rubble-strewn and eerily empty street. One of the dogs turns into an abandoned shop, followed seconds afterwards by the others. A short time later the camera records an explosion blasting out of the shop. The dogs had clearly triggered a boobytrap. Only smoke and dust emerged from the building and after a minute or two the picture had cleared and the camera resumed its remote monitoring of the street.

Posted by: badanov || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [315 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Arabia
Assiri says Saudi supports US tough stance on ISIS, terror and Iran
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] 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 Major General Ahmed Hassan Mohammad Assiri has said his country supports America's tough stance against ISIS, terror and Iran. He made the remarks in an article first published in Fox News.

Here is the article in full:
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [395 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia


Yemeni forces launch missile on Najran
Yemeni army and popular committees fired a ballistic missile at the Saudi army compound in Najran on Sunday.

A military source confirmed that the missile force of the army and the popular committees fired a homemade ballistic missile, named ‘Somoud’, on the Rajla Saudi camp in Najran, stressing that the missile hit its target with high accuracy.

This achievement comes within the series of achievements of the army and the popular committees after two years of steadfastness in the face of the Saudi aggression.

“Somoud” missile was launched in September last year as part of the Yemeni efforts to upgrade its arsenal in the face of any foreign aggression. The missile is 4-meter-long and has 300-kg warhead, Yemeni sources said, adding that the missile has a range of 38 kms. The missile was named “Somoud”, referring to the steadfastness of the Yemeni people.
Posted by: badanov || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [277 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Yemeni troops launch new attack on Mokha
Yemeni army and Popular Committees launched on Monday a wide-scale attack on Saudi-led mercenaries in Mokha, Taiz province.

Ansarullah Yemeni news website quoted a military source as saying that dozens of mercenaries were killed and injured in the attack.

Two vehicles for the Saudi-led mercenaries were destroyed, the source added, describing the attack as a qualitative operation carried out by the army and committees “heroes”.

Posted by: badanov || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [283 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Bangladesh
4 militants dead as Sylhet raid nears conclusion
[Dhaka Tribune] The four-day-long battle of attrition between Death Eaters and para-commandos in Shibbari of South Surma, Sylhet neared its official conclusion on Monday, as four dead bodies were recovered from the hideout.

Military intelligence unit Director Brig Gen Fakhrul Ahsan, representative of Bangladesh Army for this operation, said that of the four bodies, all suspected murderous Moslems, three were male and one was female.

Brig Gen Fakhrul made the statement at 7:30pm on Monday in a press briefing near the Atia Mahal hideout.

The military intelligence unit director added that it was unlikely that there were more Death Eaters inside the building. However,
by candlelight every wench is handsome...
the operation could not be declared as officially concluded as there were still numerous live explosives planted within the hideout.

A group of armed para-commandos and RAB personnel form a perimeter around the murderous Moslem hideout at Pathanpara in Shibbari, Sylhet, on Saturday ISPR

Furthermore, Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Additional Commissioner Rokon Uddin said at the briefing that the body of the female murderous Moslem and one male murderous Moslem had been handed over to police. The other two bodies were yet to be handed over as they were still wearing boom jackets that needed to be diffused.

Rokon added that the two bodies that were handed over had been sent to MAG Osmani Medical College for post mortem examination.

Later, an official of Sylhet Metropolitan Police said that the two deceased were identified as Morjina and Kawsar.

Morjina’s ID was used to rent the flat, and she is also suspected to be the sister of Kamal, one of the dear departed New JMB Death Eaters from the recent raid in Sitakunda. However,
by candlelight every wench is handsome...
police are as yet unclear as to whether these are the real names of the two murderous Moslems.

Earlier in the day, SMP Additional Deputy Commissioner Jedan Al Musa said that police had handed over the bodies of Shahidul Islam and Khadim Shah, two motorcyclists suspected to have conducted the bombing outside Atia Mahal on Saturday, to their families after collecting DNA samples. A case has been filed against unnamed accused regarding the attack.

ADC Jedan Al Musa told news hounds that the raid was still under way at 8:45am on Monday. Two huge kabooms were heard from the hideout around 10:30am. Sporadic gunfire and further kabooms from the building could be heard up to one kilometre away, where news hounds were stationed after Saturday’s attack.

The sounds of kabooms and gunfire stopped around 4pm. Subsequently, a team from the Criminal Investigation Department was seen heading towards Atia Mahal at around 5:30pm. A team from the Civil Surgeon’s Office would follow an hour later.

Later, SMP Deputy Commissioner South Basu Dev Bonik confirmed that SMP Commissioner Golam Kibria entered the building along with the SMP additional commissioner and the commando team around 5pm.
Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [270 views] Top|| File under: Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (IS)


Europe
Pakistani convicted in Germany for staking out Israeli targets for Iran
[IsraelTimes] German intelligence believes Iran’s al-Quds Force is gearing up for possible conflict with the US and Israel.

A Pak man was convicted in Germany Monday of spying for Iran to search out potential attack targets for the Revolutionary Guards.

The defendant, 31-year-old Mustufa Haidar Syed-Naqfi, was sentenced to four years and three months in prison "for working for a foreign intelligence service," a spokeswoman for Berlin’s superior court said.

The court found he spied "against Germany and another 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...
member," La Belle France, for the al-Quds Force, the foreign operations wing of the elite Revolutionary Guards.

Syed-Naqfi compiled dossiers on possible attack targets -- a German politician who is the former head of a German-Israeli organization, and a French-Israeli economics professor.

Investigators found detailed dossiers on the men and their daily routines, with hundreds of photos and video clips.

The court heard they detailed the targets’ homes and work places, various access routes to them, as well as information on security guards, surveillance cameras and nearby cop shoppes.

A representative of Germany’s domestic intelligence service, which handles counterespionage, said it was alerted to the defendant by a "reliable" source.

The service suspected the al-Quds Force was preparing for a possible future conflict with the United States and Israel, when it would hit targets in Europe in a form of "asymmetrical warfare."

The Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
-born Syed-Naqfi came to Germany as a student in 2012 and most recently lived in the western city of Bremen.

The defendant travelled to Iran at least twice, in October 2015 and February 2016, and received at least 2,052 euros ($2,237) for his intelligence activities.

He was tossed in the clink
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
in July 2016, but declined to testify during the trial -- "out of fear," according to his lawyer.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/28/2017 02:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [376 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  The service suspected the al-Quds Force was preparing for a possible future conflict with the United States and Israel, when it would hit targets in Europe in a form of "asymmetrical warfare."

Unlike recent civilian attacks, how?
Be interesting to backlink the casualities. Could be some of the 'random' assaults are targeted.
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/28/2017 5:02 Comments || Top||

#2  Sentenced to a new BMW 750i every year and an automatic dole bump of 10% a month for life...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/28/2017 7:42 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Hizb module tasked attacks, weapon snatching busted; 8 arrested
[Daily Excelsior] Security forces today busted a Hizbul Mujahideen krazed killer module in South Kashmire’s Kulgam district by arresting its 8 members who were tasked to carry out attacks on security forces and snatch weapons.

The Superintendent of Police (SP) Kulgam, Shridhar Patil, told a news conference that the District Police and Army received a specific intelligence input on March 21 that Hizbul Mujahideen krazed killer has constituted a module of about a dozen Over-Ground Workers (OGWs) to carry out attacks on security forces, police personnel and snatch weapons.

Patil said that the module was formed by district commander of the outfit Altaf Dar alias al-Kachroo and Towseef Sheikh alias Mossad. "We started the paperwork but haven't done much else on the basis of this information and during the investigations, it came to the fore that Zubar Ahmad Badar, a resident of Nai-Basti in Qoimoh area of the district was the main king-pin of this module and he was subsequently nabbed
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
along with one of his associates", he said.

The SP said that during further course of questioning, it became evident that leader of this module and other members were having large quantity of arms/ammunition for conduct of subversive activities.

"The group had certain meetings in the past and had conducted recce of certain places along National Highway especially in Bijbehera town to target police and security force personnel ahead of elections. It was also further revealed that the members of the module who could have successfully achieved the murders would have been made active members of banned Hizbul Mujahideen krazed killer organization and others would get to conduct further sabotageous tasks to prove their potential," he said.

Patil said that the group was tasked to target some senior coppers also. "The investigation revealed that they did try to carry out attack in Bijbehara town on 19th of this month but things did not went into their favour. However,
if you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning...
before they could have made an attempt, Kulgam police and 1st RR got a clue and busted the module", he said.

The SP said that during the course of investigations, six more members of the module were also apprehended. He said that Police and Army recovered one Chinese pistol along with three live rounds, two AK 47 magazines along with five live rounds of AK 47, one magazine of INSAS rifle along with 35 live rounds, as well as pouches/medicines and other articles at the behest and disclosure of apprehended members of this module.

"More such recoveries are expected in the coming days. Investigation has also revealed some inter-group collaboration between krazed killer outfits in the district as some of the ammunition has also been passed on to the district commander of Lashkar-e-Taiba
...the Army of the Pure, an Ahl-e-Hadith terror organization founded by Hafiz Saeed. LeT masquerades behind the Jamaat-ud-Dawa facade within Pakistain and periodically blows things up and kills people in India. Despite the fact that it is banned, always an interesting concept in Pakistain, the organization remains an blatant tool and perhaps an arm of the ISI...
outfit through this module by Hizb outfit", Patil said.

The arrest of these persons and recoveries made is a big achievement for us especially because of the elections. It was a recruitment module in which HM was trying to recruit new people. "In total, eight have been arrested. They belonged to Anantnag and Kulgam. More arrests are expected", he said.
Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [311 views] Top|| File under: Hizbul Mujaheddin

#1  Towseef Sheikh alias Mossad

Heh?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/28/2017 13:19 Comments || Top||


Five policemen’s ‘killers’ shot dead
[DAWN] The Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) police claimed on Sunday to have killed two robbers allegedly involved in the killing of five coppers.

CIA SP Tariq Mastoi said they received information about the presence of two robbers in a house in Ali Colony Factory Area. He said he constituted a team to arrest the suspected robbers.

He said the police team reached the spot, cordoned off the area and asked the robbers to surrender to which they fired on the personnel.

The SP said after a 15-minute shootout, police entered the house and found two suspected robbers Aamir Shehzad alias Aamri and Ramzan alias Jaani dead.

Mr Mastoi said the suspects were involved in killing five coppers, including Kahna in-charge investigation SI Khalid Virk, Shadbagh SHO Tajamul Butt and Constable Rehmat Ali.

He said the suspects were involved in a number of robbery cases.

He said Aamir was also allegedly involved in killing two Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

Highway and Patrol police personnel in Kasur.

Police recovered weapons from the house and later shifted the bodies to morgue for investigation.

Some three months ago, he said, SI Khalid Virk and his team conducted a raid at the hideout of Aamir in Kot Aligarh near Kasur. The suspects allegedly killed SI Khalid Virk and managed their escape.

Last year, he said, SI Tajamal Butt and his two friends were travelling by a private car when the two robbers stopped them in Defence’s F-Block. The suspects opened fire on resistance, killing Butt on the spot.

Posted by: Fred || 03/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [268 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
Iraqi forces launch renewed attack on Mosul’s Old City
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Iraqi forces launched a renewed attack against Lions of Islam in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
’s Old City on Monday, a senior commander said.

The United Nations
...the Oyster Bay money pit...
has warned that 400,000 people are "trapped" in the central Mosul area under siege-like conditions, as Iraqi forces battle ISIS for the city’s west.

"Federal Police and Rapid Response Division units began to advance today on the southwestern axis of the Old City," Lieutenant General Raed Shakir Jawdat, the commander of the federal police, said in a statement.

Jawdat said that one of their targets is Faruq Street, which runs near the al-Nuri mosque.

ISIS Chief 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 Bagram jailhouse. Looks like a new messiah to bajillions of Moslems, like just another dead-eyed mass murder to the rest of us...
made his only known public appearance at the mosque after ISIS seized Mosul in 2014, calling on Moslems to obey him.

Iraqi forces have been operating in the area of the Old City for several weeks, but they have faced tough resistance and progress in the area has been slow.

ISIS overran large areas north and west of Baghdad in 2014, but Iraqi forces have since retaken much of the territory they lost.

Iraqi forces launched the operation to retake Mosul, the country’s second city, in October, retaking its eastern side before setting their sights on its smaller but more densely-populated west.

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3 ISIS troops die near Sharqat
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) Three members of the Islamic State security detachment, located east of Shirqat town, Salahuddin, were killed and injured as an attack was launched by unknown persons, a local source in the province said on Monday.

“One member of a security detachment for IS in Shirqat, north of Salahuddin province, was killed, while two others were wounded as unknown people launched an attack targeting their vehicle on the agricultural road on the outskirts of the town,” the source told Alsumaria News.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source described the attack as ‘the first of its kind’ that targets “one of the most important security detachments” of IS, which “imposed strict measures after the attack and started raiding some areas.”

The eastern coast of Shirqat, which lies on the west bank of the Tigris river in Salaheddin province, is still under the IS control, after liberating the western coast few months ago.

In September, Iraqi army said its forces recaptured the town, located around 80km south of Mosul, after being surrounded for months by Iraqi troops and the pro-government Shi’ite militias.

The Iraqi government is expected to launch more offensives against IS pockets in other Iraqi provinces once it is finished with expelling the militant group from Mosul, where a major campaign has entered a sixth month to retake the city.
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Iraqi airstrike fries up 50 ISIS troops near Syrian border
Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi Ministry of Defense’s War Media Cell announced on Monday, that the Army Aviation warplanes carried out air strikes, based on intelligence information, on the Islamic State’s headquarters in areas west of the city of Mosul.

The cell said that the Army Aviation bombarded a gathering of the Islamic State members, who were coming from Syria and Husaiba, in Balij area, south of Tal Afar, killing nearly 50 terrorists and destroying 10 vehicles.

The air strikes also destroyed a cache of rockets and explosive, as well as killing 8 IS terrorists in al-Qayrawan area, south of Tal Afar, the statement added.

Furthermore, the Army Aviation warplanes destructed a hideout belonging to the IS in Balij area, killing 12 militants inside it, the statement further explained.

The statement also revealed that a hideout of the Islamic State was destroyed and a number of militants were killed in al-Mahlabiya area in Mosul.
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Mosul Offensive News


Iraqi forces advance toward central Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Federal Police and Rapid Response troops are advancing toward the south of central Mosul’s Old City, said Federal Police commander Lieutenant General Raed Shaker Jawdat on Monday.

In a statement, Jawdat said “Federal Police troops are continuing their advance toward the southwest axis of central Mosul’s Old City.

The troops, according to Jawdat, headed toward its targets at Qadib al-Ban and Al-Farouq districts in central Mosul.

Mosul is the Islamic State’s last stronghold in Iraq. Eastern Mosul was recaptured from IS in January. The forces recently regained control over strategic areas in the western region after a US-backed offensive was launched in October. A new offensive started in February to retake the west. The government troops have recently pushed deeper into the Old City, a densely-populated and -structured area which military officials view as central to the desired victory over IS militants.

Battles in the west are believed to be much more difficult due to the density of residential areas and the high number of civilians who the commanders believe are used as human shields by IS members.

IS lost control on most of the cities it captured in northern and western Iraq in 2014 and 2015.
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27 ISIS troops die in western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Twenty-seven Islamic State members were killed Monday in airstrikes and gunfights with security forces in western Mosul, while a new mass grave was found.

BasNews quoted Maj. Ammar Qassem, from the Iraqi army, saying that clashes broke out between Iraqi forces and IS members near the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul. He said the fights left dead 17 militants of multiple Arab and foreign nationalities.

He added that the troops ran into a mass grave of former police agents executed by IS members. The victims belong to residents of Baaj and Tal Afar, according to ID cards found with the relics.

Also on Monday, the Joint Operations Command said fighter jets from the U.S.-led coalition killed 10 senior IS leaders when they pounded group offices in western Mosul. Basnews quoted Col. Khodeir Saleh saying the strike targeted IS vigilantism and treasury bureaus in western Mosul, but did not mention the exact location of the strikes.

According to Saleh, the militants set fire to 12 medical storehouses and a blood bank near the Nineveh health department in retaliation for the strikes.

Iraqi government forces launched an offensive in February to retake western Mosul from Islamic State militants, having recaptured the eastern side of the city in January.

43 die in western Mosul airstrike

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Forty-three more civilians were killed Monday in airstrikes targeting Islamic State locations in western Mosul, continuing a bloody week for Iraqis stranded in battlefields.

Anadolu Agency quoted an officer within the Rapid Response Forces, a special interior ministry force, saying the strikes were carried out by jets from the U.S.-led coalition at two separate areas, adding that those killed included women and children.

No comment was made by the Iraqi command or the international coalition yet.

According to the brigadier general, a first strike killed 23 civilians, as well as the targeted militants, in Bab Sinjar in central Mosul. Another strike at Tawafa region killed 20 members of one family.

The coalition has been under fire over the past week due to accusations that its fighter jets caused more than 200 civilian deaths in strikes targeting IS militants in western Mosul al-Resala and Mosul al-Jadida districts. U.S. commanders said they were going to investigate deaths that occurred at areas of their troops’ operations.

The Iraqi command had said it found no evidence of airstrikes at the areas where deaths had been reported, accusing IS militants of fabricating the reports to tarnish the security campaign against the group since October 2016.

Iraqi forces deploy snipers to western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi security forces started to deploy snipers on rooftops of buildings in western Mosul, in order to hunt down the Islamic State members, who are using civilians as human shields.

Spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, Colonel Yahia Rasoul, said in a press statement that the Islamic State militants started to use civilians in western Mosul as human shields, and we are trying to shoot them by deploying snipers.

The army forces are advancing carefully to keep civilians safe, Rasoul explained. We are relying on light and medium weight weapons and tools, including sniping, to target the Islamic State members away from civilians, he further added.

Rasoul also accused the terrorist group of killing civilians, using booby-trapped containers, where its members gather civilians and force them to stay at specific houses, then detonate the nearby containers.

Furthermore, Rasoul pointed out that the Islamic State is using this method to delude the public that Iraqi forces are targeting innocent civilians.

Meanwhile, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) declared that nearly 400 thousand Iraqis are still besieged in western Mosul.
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Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin


2 wounded in bombing in Radwaniya

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Two civilians were wounded Monday when a bomb blast hit a district in southwestern Baghdad, according to police sources.

The explosive device was planted on the side of a road near a popular market in Radwaniya, the sources were quoted saying.

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI) says violence in the country left nearly 392 dead and 613 injured, excluding security members, during February. Baghdad was the second most affected province with 120 deaths and 300 injuries, according to the organization’s monthly casualty count. It excludes death toll among security members after Iraqi authorities had asked to get such information exclusively from security commands.

While several blasts are not followed by a claim of responsibility, Islamic State militants said they had been behind some bloody explosions and attacks that hit the capital in the past months, leaving casualties among civilians and security troops.

Some observers believe Islamic State have begun to escalate attacks outside the city of Mosul, where the group has been losing ground and personnel since October, so as to relieve pressure by government forces on that front and to divert attention from group losses. They are concerned that the group could, however, shift to a guerrilla-style war and lone wolf attacks after the recapture of Mosul.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Rooshuns deny helo downed in Latakia
Spokesman of the Russian reconciliation center stated that all aerial devices of the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria are either at base airfields or carrying out their tasks commenting allegations that militants downed a Russian helicopter in Syria’s Latakia.

Allegations that militants downed a Russian helicopter in Syria’s Latakia are not true, the Russian reconciliation center said Monday.

“All aerial devices of the Russian Aerospace Forces in Syria are either at base airfields or carrying out their tasks. The messages on terrorist-controlled media outlets regarding an allegedly downed Russian helicopter are not true,” a spokesman of the center told reporters.
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#1  Yawn, so it's a Russian helicopter run by somebody else. Or a US or Indian or Chinese helicopter. Or it wasn't a helicopter but a truck, from Chechnya.
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Syrian troops liberate Mahardeh bridge, roll back jihadist gains in northern Hama
[ALMASDARNEWS] Following the capture of Maarzaf hours ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) proceeded to seize the Mahardeh bridge intact and reach the outskirts of Arzeh town and the imperative Bejo hill moments ago.

The advance was secured by the SAA’s 5th Legion, National Defence Forces, elements of the 8th Division, Qalamoun Shield forces alongside the 47th and 87th Brigades of the 11th Tank Division after brief skirmishes with murderous Moslems loyal to Jaish al-Issa (Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
) and Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (Syrian al-Qaeda branch).

Meanwhile,
...back at the precinct house, Sergeant Maloney wasn't buying it. It was just too pat. The whole thing smelled phony, kind of like a dead mackeral but without the scales...
the Tiger Forces have thwarted numerous assaults on the town of Qamhane, representing the last SAA defensive line before Salafist tough guys would reach Hama city.

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Western-backed rebels take control of large parts of eastern Al-Sweida
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Western-backed Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
(FSA) continued their large-scale advance near the Iraqi border-crossing on Monday, seizing large parts of al-Sweida’s eastern countryside from the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS) forces.

Free Syrian Army units operating in al-Sweida’s Badiyah area launched another powerful assault this weekend, striking the remaining areas under ISIS’ control.

According to the Free Syrian Army’s official media wing, their forces seized the al-Badiyah area of al-Sweida on Sunday, giving them control of more territory inside the province.

On Monday, the Free Syrian Army units managed to reach the Syrian Arab Army’s front-lines in eastern al-Sweida for the first time since the Islamic State took control of this area in late 2014.

With the massive Kurdish offensive in al-Raqqa, the Islamic State has put their field operations in southern Syria on hold until they are able to stabilize their positions in the northern part of the country.
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#1  Well, at least the writer was smart enough to say "western backed" instead of "pro-western".
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/28/2017 17:19 Comments || Top||


Syrian rebels halt operations near Tabqa Dam
[ARA News] The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on Monday temporarily halted the operation to take the Tabqa Dam in Raqqa Governorate in order to inspect damages after ISIS propaganda suggested the dam could collapse.

However, after investigation it was concluded the dam was not damaged.

On 26 March, Amaq, the ISIS propaganda arm, claimed that the Tabqa Dam could collapse due to heavy bombing by the US-led coalition. As a result, the SDF temporarily halted the operation.

“For saving Tabqa Dam and taking the necessary procedures for that, and at the request of dam manager, we decided to cease the operations in Tabqa Dam for 4 hours since 01:00 pm till 05:00 pm by the date of March 27, 2017 for the engineers’ team could enter the dam and undertake their works,” the command of the SDF-led Euphrates Wrath operation room said.

SDF spokeswoman and commander Jihan Sheikh Ehmed for the Euphrates Wrath operation said in a statement that after an engineering team entered the dam it was concluded that the dam was not damaged and there was no threat of collapse that could threaten the civilian population in Raqqa.

A YPG official on Sunday said the claims that the dam was damaged was just propaganda by the regime and ISIS to slow down the operation and that the SDF will eventually liberate the strategic dam.

Moreover, the SDF said the dam was not targeted by any coalition air strikes.

The US-led coalition on Monday confirmed that the dam was not damaged.

“The Coalition is taking every precaution to ensure the integrity of Tabqa Dam. To our knowledge, the dam has not been structurally damaged,” the official Twitter account of the International Coalition for Operation Inherent Resolve said.

A US Government official told ARA News in an exclusive statement that it was most likely an ISIS propaganda to slow down the operation.

“Unfortunately I’m not sure I’m in a position to say whether the Amaq claims about Tabqa Dam are true or not. What I could say, unofficially, is that to date we have seen ISIS falsely report civilian casualties resulting from Coalition airstrikes in Syria. I imagine such consciously inaccurate reports likely intend to slow and jeopardize the C-ISIS campaign,” the official said.

“As for Tabqa Dam, it is strategically significant given that it is a major piece of power infrastructure. Tabqa and the surrounding areas are also ISIS strongholds and could act as a) defenses for Raqqa City or b) as egress routes in the event that ISIS loses Raqqa City,” the US official told ARA News.

“Denying ISIS Tabqa removes a potential defense of Raqqa and provides the opportunity to degrade ISIS manpower ahead of the battle for Raqqa City,” the official concluded.
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Iraqi militia stops ISIS attack on Qamishli
Qamishli (IraqiNews.com) Al-Hashd al-Shaabi foiled on Monday an attack by the Islamic Group against the Syrian city of Qamishli, which is predominantly inhabited by Kurds, southwest of Tal Afar.

According to the military spokesperson, al-Hashd al-Shaabi “confronted the biggest attack by IS against Qamishli, west of Mosul.” The troops “set more than six booby trapped motorbikes on fire, killing those on board.”

The spokesperson added that IS was attempting to escape toward Baaj.

Qamishli is considered a pivotal point between Tal Afar and Sinjar, as well as being one of the strategic towns that used to be a source of IS attacks against al-Hashd al-Shaabi west of Tal Afar.
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Terror Networks
Islamic State group releases video threatening Iran
AlAhram] 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 threatened Iran for its role in the region's conflicts, in a rare Farsi-language propaganda video released on Monday.

The 36-minute video, entitled "The Farsi Land: from Yesterday till Today", was issued through IS's social media channels from Diyala province in neighbouring Iraq.

A masked man directs his message to Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

"O, Khamenei, you cursed person who controls the so-called Islamic Iranian regime, rest assured that soon we will destroy your house like this," he says, pointing to ruins behind him.

Several captured soldiers are decapitated in the video, one of whom is wearing a "Ya Hossein" badge, indicating that he is a Shia fighter.

Shia-majority Iran has been a key backer of the Syrian and Iraqi governments as they seek to root out IS and other Sunni rebels, sending thousands of fighters and military advisers.

IS and other hard boyz consider Shia to be apostates, and the video accuses Iranians of persecuting Sunnis over the centuries and into modern times.

"We will conquer Iran and restore it to the Sunni Moslem nation as it was before," says another man in the video.

The video also chastises Iran for its tolerance towards Jews.

"Iran raised its slogans against the US and Israel to deceive the Sunnis while Iranian Jews live safely in Iran under its protection, and it has provided them with temples and churches as seen in Tehran and Isfahan," the narrator says.
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#1  issued through IS's social media channels from Diyala province in neighbouring Iraq.

Not sufficient detail for targeting, I suppose. Although a general power outage would slow them down.

Wait, where is that dam about to expire?
Posted by: Skidmark || 03/28/2017 5:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Oh goody!! More Shia v. Sunni celebrations!!

Have we reached peak pop-corn yet??
Posted by: AlanC || 03/28/2017 7:19 Comments || Top||

#3  It's surprising that Iran has avoided the IS wrath for so long.
Posted by: jvalentour || 03/28/2017 8:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Now, you're talking! But talk is cheap.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/28/2017 12:34 Comments || Top||

#5  In Farsi, no less.
Posted by: newc || 03/28/2017 15:40 Comments || Top||


The Beatings Will Continue: Iraqi Edition


ISIS Turban wounded in western Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A member of the Islamic State’s police service was injured, while his wife was killed as a bomb exploded under their vehicle in Tal Afar town, a strategic IS stronghold in northwestern Mosul, a local source in Nineveh province said on Monday.

Speaking to Alsumaria News, the source said “the Islamic Police official of IS in Tal Afar was critically wounded, while his wife was killed as a bomb planted under his vehicle exploded in the southern suburb of the town.

“The operations that target IS leaders are mainly motivated by competition among leaders on positions and profits due to the weakening centralism of the group in the wake of Mosul liberation,” the source, who preferred anonymity, said.

On Sunday, a source declared the killing of IS explosive expert in Tal Afar, along with four of his assistants, while attempting to booby-trap a residential building there.

Pro-government militias, al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Units) forces launch fierce battles to liberate Tal Afar from IS. The Shi’ite militias began to close in on Tal Afar late last year, after the offensive was launched, before linking up with Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to surround the IS fighters.

Iraqi troops supported by airstrikes from army and the US-led coalition resume military operations to free western Mosul.

Mosul is the Islamic State’s last stronghold in Iraq. Eastern Mosul and about half of the west were recaptured from IS in January, after a US-backed offensive was launched in October. A new offensive started in February to retake the west. The government troops have recently pushed deeper into the Old City, a densely-populated and -structured area which military officials view as central to the desired victory over IS militants.

Battles in the west are believed to be much more difficult due to the density of residential areas and the high number of civilians who the commanders believe are used as human shields by IS members.

ISIS guns down imam in western Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A security source informed that members of the Islamic State group assassinated a mosque’s imam in an area held by Iraqi forces, in western Mosul, Shafaaq News reported on Monday.

The source said that Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil, preacher and imam of Derson Mosque, was assassinated by members of the Islamic State terrorist group, while he was distributing humanitarian aid in the liberated area of al-Okaidat, in western Mosul.

The source did not give any further information about the incident.

Earlier this month, Iraqi security forces recaptured the districts of Nabi Sheth and Okaidat, in western Mosul, after fierce battles with the Islamic State militants.

ISIS executes yute in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The Islamic State group has sentenced a youth to death by stoning in the city of Mosul, on charges of homosexuality.

The terrorist group published photos on affiliated websites showing a number of IS Diwan al-Hisbah (accountability) members, while reading out death sentence according to Sharia, in the presence of a crowd of people, before carrying out the execution based on “the limits of Allah and Islam”.

The photos revealed that the Islamic State militants started to throw the youth with stones, who was blindfolded, after throwing him from a building’s rooftop, but the exact time and location of the execution were not identified.

The incident is not the first of its kind in Mosul, where the terrorist group claims to implement the limits of God and Islam.

Earlier this year, Islamic State militants sentenced a man to death by throwing him from a high rooftop in Mosul, after accusing him of being homosexual, while used the same method to execute four people, including two of its own members, on charges of homosexuality and sodomy in Dor al-Toub area in central Mosul.

Mass grave found in Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ِA human rights group in Diyala has declared locating a mass grave that contains remains of victims killed by the Islamic State northeast of the province based on one of the IS fighters confessions.

The grave will be opened upon getting the necessary approvals, the group added.

“Peshmerga forces recently detained an IS fighter who confessed during interrogations that a mass grave that includes victims existed in Saadiya, 60 KM northeast of Baquba,” Taleb al-Khazrangy, head of Diyala Organization for Human Rights, told AlSumaria News on Monday.

“Peshmerga forces have accurately located the grave, which will be opened over the coming few weeks after obtaining the required approvals,” he added. “The victims in the grave where executed by IS during its control on Saadiya after June 2014.”

“The information indicate that more than 100 civilians are missing in Saadiya, most of them were held by the group in Saadiya. We have been coordinating with security troops to identify them,” Khazrangy added.

Several mass graves containing the relics of civilians and security members have been discovered since Iraqi forces launched offensives on IS strongholds in October 2016. IS has posted videos of heinous executions it carried out with civilians for either fleeing areas under its control or acting as informants for security forces.
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