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Man steers car into town hall in Germany, fire breaks out
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Afghanistan
US soldier killed during operations against ISIS in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A US soldier was killed during the counter-terrorism operations 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.

A front man for the US Forces in Afghanistan Captain Bill Salvin said "A US soldier was killed in action while conducting operations against ISIS-Khorasan in Afghanistan."

He said the soldier was mortally maimed late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar province.

No further details were given regarding the identity of the dear departed soldier, saying "More information will be released as appropriate."

This comes as at least three US soldiers were maimed in an kaboom in Jalalabad city, the thriving provincial capital of eastern Nangarhar province last month.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [327 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  By God, the femilies had better been notified before the news release.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 04/10/2017 0:20 Comments || Top||


Deadly car bombing foiled in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A deadly boom-mobileing plot was foiled by the Afghan cops in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government in a statement said a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) was discovered from a house in Ghani Khel district.

The statement further added that the VBIED was prepared for an attack.

The potential target of the attack has not been ascertained so far and the VBIED has been seized amid growing pressures on anti-government armed bully boy groups in this province.

Both the Afghan and US forces based in Afghanistan conduct counter-terrorism operations against the ISIS gunnies and other murderous Moslem groups in a bid to suppress their attempts to expand foothold in this province.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Foreigners among 25 ISIS militants killed in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least twenty five bandidos bandidos holy warriors of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during the ongoing Hamza counter-terrorism operations 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 bandidos bandidos holy warriors were killed in a series of ground operations and Arclight airstrikes.

The operations were conducted in the vicinity of Achin district during the past 24 hours.

The officials are saying that the majority of those killed during the operations are foreigners and their dead bodies are left in the area.

The Afghan forces also confiscated a heavy machine and some other types of light weapons during the operations.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [244 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


3 Al-Qaeda network members killed in Paktika province of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least three al-Qaeda network members were killed during an Arclight airstrike in southeastern Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) front man Dawlat Waziri said the Arclight airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Jani Khel district.

This comes as the US Department of Defense confirmed the death of a high level al-Qaeda network leader who was killed in Paktika province last month.

The al-Qaeda leader killed in the Arclight airstrike was identified as Qari Yasin with the Department of Defense saying he was a senior terrorist figure from Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
, Pakistain, had ties to Tehrik-e Taliban and had plotted multiple al Qaeda terror attacks, including the Sept. 20, 2008, bombing on the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad that killed dozens of innocent people, among them U.S. Air Force Maj. Rodolfo I. Rodriguez and Navy Cryptologic Technician Third Class Petty Officer Matthew J. O’Bryant.

In the meantime, Gen. Waziri said at least eight ISIS snuffies were killed in another Arclight airstrike in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province while eight Taliban forces of Evil were killed in a similar operation in northern Kunduz province.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [294 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda


Africa Horn
Somali pirates hijack ship off Yemen: Authorities
[SHABELLENEWS] Suspected Somali pirates have again hijacked a vessel on one of the world’s crucial trade routes, authorities said Saturday night, the latest in a string of attacks after several years of silence.

The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations piracy watchdog said on its website it had received a report from a vessel under attack and possibly boarded off the coast of war-ravaged Yemen. It gave no further details.

Somali pirates in recent weeks have hijacked at least two vessels with foreign crews in the waters off Somalia and Yemen, marking a return of the threat after half a decade.

A source with the ports ministry in Somalia’s northeastern semiautonomous state of Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
said armed pirates hijacked a ship flying under the Tuvalu flag and were steering it toward Somalia’s northern coast. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to news hounds.

Graeme Gibbon Brooks, the CEO of the British firm Dryad Maritime, said security officials believed the vessel to be a bulk carrier.

A Somali pirate, Bile Hussein, said he was aware that pirates had managed to board a ship near Yemen’s Socotra island despite resistance from the crew.

Commander Jacqui Sherriff, a spokeswoman for the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
anti-piracy mission off Somalia, said the mission was liaising with other authorities to investigate and, if the attack was confirmed, "our thoughts go out to the crew." The U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, which oversees regional anti-piracy efforts from Bahrain, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

The former director of the anti-piracy agency in Puntland, Abdirizak Mohammed Ahmed, said he had received information about the hijacking of a ship but could not give further details.

Earlier this month, officials said Somali pirates had seized a small boat and its 11 Indian crew members as the vessel passed through the narrow channel between Socotra Island and Somalia’s coast.

In March, Somali pirates hijacked a Comoros-flagged oil tanker, marking the first such seizure of a large commercial vessel since 2012. They later released the vessel and its Sri Lankan crew without conditions.

Pirates later seized a fishing trawler, which Somali authorities warned could be used for further piracy.

Piracy off Somalia’s coast was once a serious threat to the global shipping industry. It has lessened in recent years after an international effort to patrol near the country, whose weak central government has been trying to assert itself after a quarter-century of conflict. In December, NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
ended its anti-piracy mission off Somalia’s waters.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [289 views] Top|| File under: Pirates

#1  Tuvalu - a nation comprised of a few coral islets in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, so presumably that flag is one of very convenient convenience (no inspections, etc)
Posted by: Glenmore || 04/10/2017 9:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Oh,...that again.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/10/2017 11:50 Comments || Top||


Car bomb kills at least 15 people in Mogadishu
[SHABELLENEWS] A boom-mobile has killed at least 15 people in Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday.

The blast happened near Somalia’s defense ministry compound in Mogadishu’s Deynile district after an exploding car rammed into a convoy carrying military chief.

The new Somali army chief Ahmed Mohammed Irfiid has survived from the boom-mobile. Police. Several bodyguards are said to be among the dead.

Those killed in deadly car kaboom were mostly civilians, according to witnesses.

More than 18 people, including five soldiers were killed by the boom-mobile kaboom.

No group has yet grabbed credit for the attack.
Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [309 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

#1  Where do they keep getting these cars from - they cost money.
Posted by: Glenmore || 04/10/2017 9:40 Comments || Top||

#2  Since Muslims won't steal or charge interest,
Somalis are wonderfully generous:
"Mahmoud, we must borrow
Your motor tomorrow.
By merciful Allah, don't hinder us."
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 04/10/2017 15:55 Comments || Top||


New army chief escapes Suicide attack in capital
[SHABELLENEWS] The newly appointed Somalia’s military chief Gen Mohammed Ahmed Jimale Irfid has narrowly escaped a suicide car kaboom in Mogadishu on Sunday, April 9.

Witnesses said a bomber drove his explosives-laden vehicle a convoy that General Irfid was traveling in the vicinity of the country’s defense ministry headquarters in the capital.

The blast destroyed a bus ferrying civilians after missing the General’s convoy.

Al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
, the Al Qaeda-linked holy warrior group grabbed credit for the attack.

The passenger bus was completely destroyed by the powerful bomb, killing all on-board. So far, at least 15 people were reported to have been killed in the blast.

Pictures taken from the scene showed a pool of blood under the vehicle and burning debris littered on the ground following the suicide kaboom.

The army chief was returning from a handover ceremony held at the defense ministry compound, where to took power from his predecessor at the time of the attack.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Arabia
Saudi Arabia executes three Pakistanis for heroin smuggling
[DAWN] 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...
on Sunday executed three Pak nationals convicted of smuggling heroin, bringing the number of executions in the kingdom to 26 this year.

Saudi Arabia has a strict legal code under which murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape and apostasy are all punishable by death.
The state-run SPA news agency said the three had been found guilty of "smuggling quantities of heroin in their stomachs".

It named the three men as Mohammed Ashraf Shafi Mohammed, Mohammed Aref Mohammed Anayt and Mohammed Afdal Asghar Ali. All three were Pak citizens.

SPA reported 153 people being executed in the ultra-conservative kingdom last year, a number confirmed by London-based rights group Amnesia Amnesty International.

Among those executed was Shiite holy man Nimr al-Nimr, a high-profile figure behind a string of Shiite protests in 2011 demanding reform in the Sunni-ruled kingdom.

Amnesty reported 158 death penalties in the country for 2015, the highest annual rate in the past two decades.

Saudi Arabia has a strict legal code under which murder, drug trafficking, armed robbery, rape and apostasy are all punishable by death.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [273 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

#1  named the three men as Mohammed Ashraf Shafi Mohammed, Mohammed Aref Mohammed Anayt and Mohammed Afdal Asghar Ali
Aha! I see a pattern. They could expedite the process by executing everybody named Mohammed!
Posted by: Glenmore || 04/10/2017 9:44 Comments || Top||


Britain
Britain migrant colonist briefs
From the Daily Mail - ISIS:
Kay Burley, Fiona Bruce and Huw Edwards named on ISIS 'kill list' of high-profile news presenters
09/04/17
Huw Edwards, Fiona Bruce, Dermot Murnaghan and Kay Burley (pictured) are among a list of high-profile British news presenters on a 'kill list' found on an Islamist website.

Mother-of-three who Tweeted an ISIS speech is spared jail as the judge says she doesn't seem to present any danger to the public
01/04/17
Mary Kaya, 57, from Batley in Leeds was convicted of encouraging terrorism by retweeting a speech by the leader of Islamic State but has been spared jail. Judge Peter Collier said she did not present any danger.

From the Daily Mail - immigration:
Romanian driver, 33, who tried to smuggle nine illegal immigrants into the UK then told border officials his van doors were broken when they asked to search it is jailed for two years
05/04/17
Ion Nicolae Gita, 33, was arrested when the six adults and three children from Afghanistan were discovered in the back of his van at Poole Port, Dorset. He has been jailed for 27 months

Cut students from migrant total to hit goal, Cabinet tells May: PM facing revolt over refusal to accept change that would slash figures by a third
03/04/17
The Tory pledge to cut net immigration to the ‘tens of thousands’ will never be met unless foreign students are removed from the numbers, a string of Cabinet Ministers have warned Theresa May.

Prince Charles funds Christian support groups in the Middle East and invites religious refugees into his home
02/04/17
The Mail on Sunday understands the Prince has given a generous donation to charity Aid to the Church in Need, which helps those fleeing the Middle East.

Flights are delayed as a dozen activists break through security at Stansted Airport and chain themselves together on runway to stop failed asylum seekers being deported
29/03/17
The left-wing activists were trying to stop a flight taking up to 100 immigrants back to Nigeria and Ghana. The runway was closed at about 10pm, resulting in eight flights being diverted to other London airports

Refugee who became a British citizen after sneaking into the UK turned people-smuggler himself to bring in Syrian woman in the boot of his BMW
22/03/17
Karwan Osman, 29, who was granted British citizenship and became a restaurateur, kept her hidden for 15 hours as he took a ferry from the Netherlands to Hull, a court heard.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [346 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Karwan Osman, 29, who was granted British citizenship and became a restaurateur, kept her hidden for 15 hours as he took a ferry from the Netherlands to Hull, a court heard.

I wonder if it was for personal use?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/10/2017 14:45 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Two traffic cops gunned down in Ingushetia
[AFP] Two traffic policemen were killed on Saturday after their vehicle came under fire in Russia'S north Caucasus region.

The local branch of Russia’s Investigative Committee said "unidentified people fired multiple shots from an automatic weapon" at two traffic cops riding in their patrol vehicle in the town of Malgobek in Ingushetia at around 1:30 a.m. One of the policemen was killed at the scene, while the second officer died in hospital from his injuries, police said.

Attacks against police are not uncommon in the north Caucasus, which faces an active Islamist insurgency.

The latest incident came days after the ISIS Takfiri group claimed the killing of two other traffic policemen in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan this week. ISIS also claimed a separate attack that injured three National Guard officers on Thursday in an incident in which the assailant thought to be involved in the death of the Astrakhan traffic policemen was gunned down.

Astrakhan lies several hundred kilometers northeast of the restive north Caucasus, and attacks against law enforcement are less common there.
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Europe
Norway raises terror threat levels after Oslo bomb find
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/10/2017 00:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [542 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That wouldn't be happening if Palestinians etc...
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/10/2017 5:41 Comments || Top||

#2  Something about barn door, horse, etc.
Posted by: Frank G || 04/10/2017 8:58 Comments || Top||

#3  Damned methodists!
Posted by: Crusader || 04/10/2017 13:26 Comments || Top||

#4  When somebody hates your gutz it doesn't matter how you feel about them.
Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 15:52 Comments || Top||

#5  We talking Islamists or the Left? Yes, embrace the power of 'and'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/10/2017 17:52 Comments || Top||


Europe migrant colonist briefs
Truck attack angers Swedes, raises questions about immigration

[IsraelTimes] After apparent Islamist terror attack, many in the traditionally liberal nation wonder if their open-door policy was ‘too good-hearted.

Liberal Sweden was a melting pot of tolerance for half a century but only ended up creating a feeding ground for terrorists

[DailyMail] o A liberal country renowned for its generosity now paying the price for tolerance
o Many migrants, such as terror suspect Rakhmat Akilov, are not assimilating
o Instead forming parallel society where hatred of police is commonplace

EU court: Germany can deny Iranian student visa

[DW] The European Court of Justice has granted Germany the right to refuse a visa to an Iranian national on the grounds of security concerns. Sahar Fahimian had applied to pursue her doctorate in IT security in Darmstadt.

'I regret coming back': White Muslim convert who went to fight for ISIS and named his son after Osama bin Laden is now back in Belgium - but still dreams of a worldwide Islamic caliphate
01/04/17
[DailyMail] Michael 'Younes' Delefortrie, who was raised as a Catholic, insists he has no plans of carrying out any terrorists attacks now he is back in Europe but called bin Laden his 'hero'.

From Breitbart:
Police Report: Migrant Crime Drastically Increased in 2016
9 April
The German Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) has released a new report which claims that crimes committed by migrants rapidly increased in 2016 compared to the previous year. The new report from the BKA states that in 2016 there was

Oxfam Accuses Police Along Balkan Route of Abusing Migrants
7 April
NGO Oxfam has accused police in the Balkans and Eastern Europe of abusing migrants saying migrants were beaten by officers and left in the cold.

Police Hunt ‘African’ Male Who Raped Girl on Camping Trip in Front of Her Boyfriend
6 April
Police in Bonn are searching for a machete-wielding African who raped a 23-year-old in a meadow while threatening to kill her boyfriend if he intervened.

Six Iranian Migrants Pulled from Sinking Boat in Channel
4 April
French maritime authorities have rescued six Iranian migrants whose fishing boat was sinking in the English Channel as they sought to reach Britain.

EU Accuses Migrant Helper Charities of Leaving Boats For Smugglers to Use in Mediterranean
4 April
The European Union border agency Frontex has accused NGOs of leaving migrant boats for smugglers to recover while the head of one NGO has defended against accusations of cooperation between them and the smugglers.

Fearing Radicalisation, Turkish Migrants Foresee ‘Civil War’ in Europe
2 April
Turkish migrants opposed to the Erdogan regime in their homeland and now living in Europe are increasingly concerned about the radicalisation of their fellow migrants, and the potential for a “civil war” in Europe. Speaking to best-selling Austrian newspaper Kronen Zeitung,

Small Town Attack: ‘African, Arab’ Men Use Stolen Tools to Terrorise Locals
2 April
Police in the small German town of Bad Sobernheim have reported a group of men described as being “African or Arabic origin” who broke into a construction site, stole tools, and used them to attack locals. The attack, which was reported

Merkel: Migrants and Germans Can Learn from Each Other
1 April
Chancellor Angela Merkel says newcomers to Germany must learn the country’s values and customs, but that Germans can also learn from them.

Aid Group Denies Supporting Migrant Smugglers
1 April
An aid group that rescues migrants in the Mediterranean is denouncing suggestions it’s in cahoots with smugglers, saying its mission is to simply save lives.

Hungary Completes Border Container Camps for Asylum-Seekers
1 April
The Hungarian interior ministry says the expansion of two border container camps where asylum-seekers have to wait until their cases are decided has been completed.

Libya Says EU Naval Operation ‘Encourages’ Migrants
1 April
Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamad Taher Siala on Friday urged the EU to rethink its naval operation in the Mediterranean, saying it comes with the side effect of encouraging migrants to attempt the perilous crossing to Europe.

From The Daily Mail:
Boyfriend forced to watch as refugee rapes his girlfriend at knifepoint during camping trip in Germany
10/04/17
The young couple were on a camping trip in the Siegaue Nature Reserve (pictured), north of the former German capital of Bonn, when they were approached by a machete-wielding Ghanaian man at about 12.30am on Sunday last week. The boyfriend was forced to watch as the attacker violated his 23-year-old lover. The boyfriend, 26, who had also been threatened by the man, contacted police and medical responders took her to hospital.

Horses move into the Calais Jungle: International equestrian centre is to be built on the site where Europe's biggest refugee camp was razed
09/04/17
Natacha Bouchart, mayor of the port town in northern France, said she was keen to see it set up as soon as possible, and that it should be of ‘competition standard

Gone (but not forgotten): Site of Calais jungle is pictured completely cleared after 8,000 migrants camped there were evicted… but they're not far away
06/04/17
Aerial pictures show how the site, once a squalid network of huts and tents housing thousands of refugees on the outskirts of Calais, France, has been flattened by bulldozers.

Somalian asylum seeker 'rapes two elderly disabled men in a care home before murdering one of the victims' wives' in Germany
03/04/17
The 18-year-old broke into the sheltered housing in Neuenhaus in Betheim and sneaked into two rooms including that of a paralyzed 59-year-old man to rape him and another victim, police say.

Four-day-old baby girl is among 500 migrants rescued from drifting rubber boat 22 miles off the coast of Libya
03/04/17
This is a four-day-old baby girl who was rescued from the sea off the coast of Libya by a Spanish NGO. The girl was taken along with the other migrants to Sicily for processing.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [341 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists



Man steers car into town hall in Germany, fire breaks out
[RT] A middle-aged man steered his car into the town hall in Verden, northern Germany on Sunday. A fire broke out and severely damaged the building. The cause of the incident is under investigation, but authorities have ruled out a terrorist attack.

It’s believed that the incident, which involved a 47-year-old male, was directed against the government in Lower Saxony, DPA reported.

"A terrorist attack has been ruled out," police said. It took firefighters about an hour and a half to put out the blaze.
And thus we see that terror has now been redefined to mean What a Muslim did this time to advance the conquest of any particular corner of Dar al Harb.
"The flames spread to adjacent rooms on the ground floor [of the town hall]," police reported.

No one was injured in the incident, which took place early on Sunday. The man was placed in durance vile
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
at the scene.

Police said that while his "motives are still unclear, they most likely seem to be related to personal matters."
Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [664 views] Top|| File under:

#1  What was the driver's name? Fritz? Hans?
Posted by: Glenmore || 04/10/2017 9:47 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Blast partially damages girls school in Bara
[DAWN] LANDI KOTAL: A private girls school in Bara subdivision was targeted with a bomb, causing minor damage to the building.

Officials said explosives were planted inside a classroom which went off at midnight causing minor damage to a wall of the room. They said no one was present at the time of the incident, adding at least 19 suspected persons had been rounded up during a search operation conducted following the incident.

However,
man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them...
no one grabbed credit for the blast.

Recently, hard boyz affiliated with banned Lashkar-e-Islam
...a group of Islamic bandidos infesting Khyber Agency. It's headed by a former bus driver....
had also targeted a government girls school in a similar fashion in Shalobar area.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [238 views] Top|| File under: Lashkar-e-Islam (TTP)


LeJ al-Alami claims responsibility for professor’s murder
[DAWN] LAHORE: Banned outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi
... a 'more violent' offshoot of Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistain. LeJ's purpose in life is to murder anyone who's not of utmost religious purity, starting with Shiites but including Brelvis, Ahmadis, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Rosicrucians, and just about anyone else you can think of. They are currently a wholly-owned subsidiary of al-Qaeda ...
al-Alami on Saturday grabbed credit for killing a retired professor belonging to the Ahamdi community.

Dr Ashfaq Ahmad, 68, a nutritionist by profession and a retired professor of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, was going along with his grandson and another relative by a car when near Shah Fareed Chowk, the attacker shot him in the head and expeditiously departed at a goodly pace. Dr Ahmad was taken to the Mayo Hospital where doctors pronounced him dead
He's dead, Jim!
Sabzazar police registered a murder case on the complaint of victim’s heirs and did not add terrorism charges in the case.

A news release issued by the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi al-Alami claimed that Riaz Basra brigade’s special commando had killed the retired professor.

Investigating Officer Naseem Ahmed said police handed over the body to the heirs after completing legal formalities.

He said initial investigation revealed that the man was targeted while adding he did not know about any statement of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi al-Alami.

He said they were working on the case and would arrest the suspect involved in the killing.

Posted by: Fred || 04/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [257 views] Top|| File under: Lashkar e-Jhangvi


Two civilians injured in Indian firing from across LoC
[DAWN] Ceasefire violations by Indian troops on Saturday left two civilians injured in Samahni sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmire (AJK), police said.

"Indian troops resorted to firing from across the Line of Control [LoC] without any provocation, targeting Tandarr village in the afternoon, leaving two people maimed," an official of the Samahni cop shoppe told Dawn by telephone.

The Samahni sector is located in AJK’s southernmost Bhimber district.

The official said the names of the injured were Nasir Ayub, 25, and Samiya Kousar, 22.

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Six people killed, dozens injured during protests in India-held Kashmir
[DAWN] Six people were killed and more than two dozen injured on Sunday when police clashed with protesters during a by-election in Srinagar in India-held Kashmire region, a senior police official said.

Suspected separatist factions in Kashmire had called for a boycott of the vote, resulting in heightened security and low voter turnout when the polling began.

In Budgam district, police initially used tear gas against protesters who were throwing stones, but then opened fire, killing six people, the senior police official told Rooters.

More than two dozen people were maimed during the festivities across central Kashmire on Sunday, the official said.

At least 70 polling stations were shut due to the violence, while at some stations voting machines were set ablaze by the protesters.

The by-election in Srinagar is being held to fill a vacant seat in the Lok Sabha, India's lower house of parliament. A second by-election in the state for a separate Lok Sabha seat is set to take place on April 12 in Anantnag. The results of both polls are expected to be announced on April 15.
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Iraq
32 IS fighters, including 3 leaders, killed in airstrikes in western Mosul
[Iraq News] Thirty-two 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....
members have been killed by the US-led coalition in western djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, Iraq’s Military Intelligence Directorate declared on Sunday.

"The international coalition jets targeted IS leaders in Islah al-Zeraie district, in western Mosul," the directorate said in a statement adding that "the strikes left 32 IS members killed."

Among the killed members were " Adnan al-Jabouri, the military leader of the so-called Jaish al-Usra, a subdivision of IS, Abu Assaf, Saudi national, in charge of security and intelligence of Jaish al-Usra and Abu Iyas, Moroccan, in charge of chemical weapons."

On Saturday, the directorate declared that Arclight airstrikes killed three IS officials, including the communications official Abu Huzaifa, Russian national, defense detachments official Abu Tamara, Chechen national and commando official, known as al-Matuni as number of IS foreign leaders were on board of a vehicle in the intersection of 17 Tammuz and Mesherfa districts in west of Mosul.

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Two IS mayors killed in army operations in western Mosul
[Iraq News] Iraqi army forces killed two 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....
area governors during operations in western djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
on Sunday, an officer reported as operations continue to recapture the region from Lion of Islams.

BasNews quoted Maj. Ali Mohsen, from the Iraqi army, saying the elite Counter-Terrorism Forces killed Kanaan Breis, IS’s governor for Tal Afar, and Ghanem al-Jeheishi, IS’s governor of al-Baaj region. Mohsen said the pair was killed in separate offensives. He did not mention their nationality, but numerous foreign members of the group have been killed since operations launched for western Mosul in February.

Mohsen also added that the forces invaded IS havens in Wadi Akab region and destroyed five booby-trapped vehicles.
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25 civilians killed by IS in Mosul ‘safe passageways’
[Iraq News] Civilians who attempted escaping from 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....
-held regions before and during battles between Iraqi troops and IS hard boyz cannot find safe passageways as they always face attacks by the IS bad boys, according to the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights (IOHR)

At least 25 civilians have been killed since beginning of April on Abu Zaayan street, which is considered as one of the "safe routes" opened by Iraqi troops, IOHR said in a report on Sunday.

The report quoted Abu Omar al-Hayali, a displaced resident from western djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
who took to Abu Zaayan street, along with his and other families, to escape toward the troops, as saying "once we attempted escaping the IS-held regions, the snipers started targeting civilians."

"I saw a man and a woman in their twenties as they were rubbed out by a sniper," he said. "My family and I took shelter for twenty minutes behind a concrete wall to hide from the sniper. We were then able to pass the dangerous area with the help of Iraqi troops."

A journalist from Mosul, identifying himself with the pen-name Safaa Omar, told IOHR that the "safe passageways, that are still exposed to IS fires, are Nineveh public hospital route on al-Mahatta street and abu Zaayan street."

Meanwhile IOHR said that "Iraqi security troops make huge efforts to help civilians escape the battlefields, but they face the IS snipers. The troops assist dozens of families daily to reach safe places, however, some get killed or injured by bombs, mortar missiles or snipers."

A medical source, who offer urgent treatment for families displaced from the western side, said "treatment is offered daily to more than fifty maimed persons who were maimed during the displacement."

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Two mortar shells fall, two IEDs explode in Diyala
[Iraq News] An official in Diyala Province revealed, on Sunday, that two mortar shells fell, while two improvised bombs went kaboom! in a village, northeast of Baqubah.

Head of al-Abbara area Adnan Mulla Jawad said in a press statement that two mortar shells fell in the vicinity of Zaghiniyah al-Shaghira village (5 km north of al-Abbara area), without causing any casualties.

Also, two improvised bombs went kaboom! in the same village, resulting in the loss of a herd of cattle near the area of the kaboom, Jawad added.

Jawad also revealed that security forces opened an investigation into the two incidents.
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Joint forces launch al-Sayl al-Jaref operation north of Baghdad
[Iraq News] A security source informed that joint security forces launched a military operation, under the title al-Sayl al-Jaref (The Torrent), in al-Tarmia District, north of Baghdad, while revealed that the forces also started to close entrances and exits to and from the district, ikhnews reported on Sunday.

The source said that joint security forces from the army, police, Federal Police and Army Aviation launched, today, a military operation to search for wanted persons in Tarmia District, north of Baghdad.

The military operation launched codenamed al-Sayl al-Jaref (The Torrent), the source further explained.

Furthermore, security forces closed, at dawn today, all entrances and exits to and from al-Tarmia District, and imposed their control on a bridge, as well as conducting search operations in the areas of al-Hawra and al-Khan, the source added on condition of anonymity.
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Security forces storm building, kill over 30 IS members in western Mosul
[Iraq News] A Counter-Terrorism officer revealed, on Sunday, that security forces stormed a building that was used by jacket wallahs belonging 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....
as a stronghold, west of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
Colonel Hashim Fadel said in a press statement that forces from the elite Counter-Terrorism Service stormed a building that was used by dozens of the Islamic State’s suicide bombers as a stronghold in Souq al-Maash, west of Mosul.

The confrontations so far resulted in the killing of more than 30 suicide bombers belonging to the Islamic State, Fadel added.
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Southeast Asia
Six slain jihadis had planned to attack Indonesian policemen
Update to yesterday's story.
[Reuters] Six Islamic militants killed in a standoff with police were planning to attack police officers in Indonesia's East Java province to seek revenge for the arrest of a radical leader. Authorities said on Sunday the men were cornered in a village in Tuban district on Saturday after attempting to shoot a traffic cop who was approaching them when he saw their car stopped at the roadside, said national police spokesman Rikwanto.

The six refused appeals to surrender during a standoff that lasted several hours and were slain by police, said Rikwanto.

On Friday, counterterrorism police arrested three militants who were allegedly plotting to attack a police station in East Java. Among those arrested was Zainal Anshori, a top figure of Jemaah Anshorut Daulah, an umbrella group of Indonesian extremists that claims allegiance to ISIS.

Rikwanto said that Anshori had orchestrated Saturday's planned attack. He said, "They had acted on Anshori's order as a revenge of his arrest," citing police interrogation of other arrested militants.
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Duterte again orders army to wipe out Abu Sayyaf
[Gulf Today] Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte again ordered the military to wipe out the Abu Sayyaf which he said has remained one of the nation's major threats. Duterte issued the order during his visit to a military camp in the capital town of Jolo, Sulu to award medals to the 28 soldiers injured in a recent clash with the Abu Sayyaf.

In his order, Duterte pointed out the campaign against the terrorist group should be treated equally with the war on illegal drugs which he launched after he became president in June 1016. He said, "We will not let up in the war on drugs and the Abu Sayyaf. They would not honor their word. If they like to kill, then, we’lll kill them up to the last men," in his speech before local officials and ranking military officers.

In a briefing, the military informed Duterte that the Abu Sayyaf has divided their 19 remaining foreign and Filipino hostages into five groups to elude pursuing security forces.

Earlier Duterte ordered the military to use all available resources including recently-acquired Philippine Air Force attack helicopters to launch a search and destroy operation against the terrorist group.
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#1  That's a good thing, right?
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Three arrested for bomb blast in Davao Oriental
[Inquirer] Three people were arrested for allegedly setting off an improvised explosive device that targeted soldiers in Cateel, Davao Oriental, on Saturday. Two of the suspects — Joedel Nunez and Tantan Bacquiao – were caught by soldiers after detonating the explosives, said Andrea dela Cerna, regional spokesperson for the Southern Mindanao police.

Dela Cerna said the blast happened around 1 a.m. as soldiers were passing Sitio Magong-ong, San Rafael village, on their way to Sitio Yapsay, Talaytay village.

Another suspect identified as Glen Enijada was nabbed as he was about to escape on a motorcycle without license plates.

Dela Cerna said an alleged accomplice and financier, identified as Simeon Pamugas, was able to escape and is now being sought by authorities.
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More bombs found in Thai south following wave of attacks
[Bangkok Post] Three more bombs, two of them unexploded, were found attached to high-voltage power poles on Saturday morning following a series of blasts and arson attacks that rocked Thailand's far South.

A team of explosive ordnance disposal officers rushed to the paddy field in Bacho district after local residents alerted police to their discovery. The EOD officers found a high-voltage power pole that had been uprooted by a bomb explosion. Metal and explosive materials were scattered around the area. A box containing a clock and wires attached to an electrical circuit was also found. About 200 meters away, the team found two unexploded bombs attached to another power pole.

Authorities on Saturday continued to survey other areas throughout the far South following a series of blasts in the four southernmost provinces from late Thursday night to early Friday. No casualties were reported in the bombings that damaged 52 power poles in 19 districts and caused widespread blackouts. During the same period, suspected insurgents also set fire to car tires at several locations and laid spikes on roads.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
US-backed fighters foil ISIS attack east of Tabqa
[ALMASDARNEWS] The predominantly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have repelled an attack launched by 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....
on Safsafeh village, located nearly 6 kilometers to the east of Tabqa (Al-Thawrah).

ISIS turbans launched the assault from their stronghold of Tabqa city in a desperate attempt to lift the siege imposed by the Kurdish forces.

However,
denial ain't just a river in Egypt...
the attack ended in fiasco as the US-backed fighters held their positions, killing scores of the jihadists.
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Islamic State launches two suicide attacks on U.S.-backed Syrian rebels
[Iraq News] 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....
bandidos snuffies launched two suicide kabooms on U.S.-backed Syrian rebels near the border with Iraq, leaving at least 12 dead in the fighting and many maimed, rebels sources said on Sunday.

They said eight Islamic State fighters and four of their own men died.

An attack at midnight on a heavily defended base near the al Tanf border crossing involved at least one explosive-laden vehicle that rammed an entrance to the base. At least two U.S.-backed rebels were killed and scores maimed, a rebel source said.

The bandidos snuffies also staged a suicide attack on a convoy of rebel fighters from the Western-backed Osoud al Sharqiya rebel group, who had sent reinforcements from their outpost near the Rukban refugee camp further south-west. Two of the fighters in the convoy were killed in the ambush.

Islamic State "staged a suicide attack and there were festivities inside Tanf. Two were killed and several injured. They also attacked our convoy but it’s over and matters are under control," said a senior rebel source from Osoud al Sharqiya who requested anonymity.

Islamic State-affiliated Amaq news agency said two suicide attacks were conducted by its fighters near Tanf on "positions of Syrian groups supported by America." It gave no details.

U.S.-led coalition planes were involved in the operation to track down the bandidos snuffies who staged the hit-and-run attack and apparently fled, a rebel commander involved in the operation said.

Both Tanf and Rukban are near the joint Syria-Iraq-Jordan border. Osoud al Sharqiya, one of the main groups in that area fighting Islamic State, is part of the Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
of rebels financed and equipped by a Western coalition.

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