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Islamic State claims it killed two Chinese in Pakistan
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Afghanistan
Taliban suffer casualties in an explosion in Sar-e-Pul province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
snuffies suffered casualties in an kaboom in northern Sar-e-Pul
...a city and eponymous province in northern Afghanistan, population about 500,000. Demographically it is majority Tadjik and Uzbek. There are small Pashtun, Arab, and Hazara communities, of which the Hazaras mostly don't bother anyone...
province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Wednesday an kaboom took place in the vicinity of Suzma Qala district earlier today, leaving at least five snuffies dead or maimed.

A statement by MoI said the snuffies were busy in the making of an Improvised Explosive Device when the explosives went off prematurely.

The statement further added that three Taliban snuffies including a local commander of the group identified as Qari Zekrullah were killed and two others were maimed.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [269 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Deadly clashes between Taliban and ISIS in Nangarhar leave several dead
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Deadly festivities broke out between the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
bully boyz and murderous Moslems affiliated with 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, leaving several dead from both the sides.

The provincial governor’s front man Ataullah Khogyani said the incident took place in the vicinity of Pacher Agam district.

He said the murderous Moslems of both the groups exchanged heavy fire in Suri Village, Judri, Saleh Baba shrine, and Wachi Lagadi areas.

Khogyani further added that so far 12 ISIS murderous Moslems have been killed and two others have been maimed and two civilians were also killed.

At least three Taliban bully boyz have also been killed during the festivities, Khogyani said, adding that hundreds of families have been forced to flee from the area.

According to Khogyani, provincial governor Mohamamd Gulab Mangal has also visited the affected families and security personnel in Hejratullah Rahmani area.

He promised that the Pacher Agam areas where the murderous Moslems are conducting insurgency will be cleared in the near future.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [288 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


10 ISIS militants killed in latest airstrikes in Nangarhar province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least ten forces of Evil affiliated with the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in the latest Arclight airstrikes carried out in the 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.

According to the local officials, the Arclight airstrikes were carried out in the past 24 hours in the vicinity of Kot district, once of the main strongholds of the terror group.

The officials further added that the forces of Evil were targeted in the vicinity of Nargis and Chinar areas of Kot district, leaving ten of them dead, including several foreign Lion of Islams.

The local residents and security forces did not suffer any casualties during the Arclight airstrikes, the officials added.

No further details were given regarding the parties involved in the Arclight airstrike as both the Afghan and US forces conduct regular operations against the terror group in this province.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [246 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Explosives placed in fuel tanker defused by Kabul police
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Afghan cops thwarted a plot by the anti-government armed bully boy groups to carry out another major kaboom in Kabul city.

The Criminal Investigation Department of Kabul Police Commandment said the explosives were placed in a fuel tanker to carry out an kaboom in the city.

The source further added that the explosives were discovered and defused by the Explosives Ordnance Disposal team of the 101st Asmayee Zone before the gunnies manage to carry out an attack.

The fuel tanker was parked in Dispatchery area located in the 9th police district of the city, the Criminal Investigation Department added.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [254 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


15 ISIS militants killed in Hamza operations in Nangarhar province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least fifteen gunnies affiliated with 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 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.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the East said the gunnies were killed during the Hamza operations being conducted in the restive districts of Nangarhar.

The source further added that the gunnies were targeted in the vicinity of Nargiso area in Achin district.

The local residents and security personnel have not suffered any casualties as the being operations are being conducted with the support of the Air Force and artillery units, the 201st Silab Corps added.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa Horn
14 killed as soldiers clash over food aid in Somalia
[Iran Press TV] At least 14 people, most of them civilians, were killed as soldiers clashed over food aid in drought-ravaged Somalia’s southwestern city of Baidoa, where tens of thousands of people have streamed in seeking assistance.

The fighting broke out at a distribution site after some soldiers tried to steal food sacks meant for displaced people and other soldiers guarding the aid stopped them, said police Col. Isaq Hassan.

At least 20 people were maimed. Some were at death's door, a nurse at Baidoa’s main hospital, Mohammed Ahmed, told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named.

Somalia is one of four countries singled out by the United Nations
...a lucrative dumping ground for the relatives of dictators and party hacks...
in a $4.4 billion aid appeal to avert catastrophic hunger and famine, along with Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen. The UN has said that together they make up the world’s largest humanitarian disaster in more than 70 years.

Tens of thousands of people have been fleeing to Baidoa and other Somali cities in search of food and support, overwhelming local and international aid agencies. More than half a million people across the country have been displaced.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [265 views] Top|| File under:


Africa North
Three Peacekeepers Killed in Northern Mali Attack
[Asharq al-Aswat] Three United Nations
...an idea whose time has gone...
peacekeepers were killed and eight others maimed in an attack in Mali’s northern city of Kidal, the UN said Friday.

The camp "came under heavy rocket/mortar fire" on Thursday and "a little later a position nearby was attacked" outside the base, the UN mission in Mali, MINUSMA, said in a statement.

The three peacekeepers were killed outside the camp. Nationalities were not given.

The attack is just the latest to target the 12,000-strong force in the west African nation. Guinean and Chadian soldiers make the majority of those at the Kidal camp.

It also came days after La Belle France circulated a UN Security Council resolution that would authorize military action by five countries in Africa’s vast Sahel region
... North Africa's answer to the Pak tribal areas...
against turban groups.

The countries are Niger, Mali, Chad, Burkina Faso
...The country in west Africa that they put where Upper Volta used to be. Its capital is Oogadooga, or something like that. Its president is currently Blaise Compaoré, who took office in 1987 and will leave office feet first, one way or the other...
and Mauritania. The joint force is expected to comprise up to 5,000 personnel, with headquarters in Mali. The European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
is providing 50 million euros in support.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [415 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Outraged fathers, is my guess.
Posted by: Richard AubreyD || 06/10/2017 6:50 Comments || Top||

#2  exactly what peace are they keeping?
Posted by: AlanC || 06/10/2017 11:44 Comments || Top||

#3  AlanC: A peaceful desert without Tuaregs?**
(**Please don't call it ethnic cleansing.)
Posted by: magpie || 06/10/2017 18:57 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Saudi-backed Sudanese mercenaries ambushed by Houthi forces in northern Yemen
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Houthi forces ambushed a large number of Sudanese mercenaries fighting in Yemen on behalf of the Saudi Coalition, Friday, killing and wounding scores of these fighters in the Midi Desert.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [281 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Saudi coalition strike kills family of four in Sanaa
[Al Jazeera] At least four civilians, including three children, have been killed after a Saudi-led coalition air strike tore through a residential area in the Yemeni capital Sanaa.

Hussain Albukhaiti‏, an activist based in Sanaa, told Al Jazeera on Friday afternoon that three people were still missing from the late-night raid that struck the south of the city.

"Four members of the al-Mahdi family, including an elderly woman and her three young grandchildren, were killed after their house was struck with an air strike shortly after midnight," Albukhaiti said.

He said there was no military installation near the site of the attack and no reported activity by Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
fighters, whom the coalition are battling.

"There's been no cessation in hostilies from the Saudis since the start of Ramadan. For the past two weeks, every night, we've had planes hovering in the skies until the early hours."
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [256 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Europe
Dutch police 'arrest 29-year-old man known for radicalisation' near pop concert in Eindhoven stadium
[DailyMail]
  • The incident is said to have taken place outside Philips Stadium - home of PSV

  • Singer-songwriter Guus Meeuwis was playing and his gig ended up over-running

  • Police escorted fans out of arena while blacked-out helicopters hovered above

  • Man was filming but refused to tell police what or why he had a camera out

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Spanish police arrest Hamas supporter over anti-Jewish incitement
[IsraelTimes] Moroccan woman called for violence against Jews online, was flagged gathering intelligence about Israeli embassy in Madrid.
This sounds like general colonist hatefulness rather than being an actual Hamasnik abroad, when ISIS is the current true love of the the kewl kidz. But kudos to the Spaniards for recognizing the signs of a troublemaker.
Police in Spain tossed in the clink
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
a young Arab woman whom they said called for violence against Jews online and was flagged gathering intelligence about Israel’s embassy in Madrid.

The 23-year-old woman, who is a Moroccan citizen of Syrian and Paleostinian descent, was arrested this week in Zaragoza, 170 miles northeast of the capital, for hate speech and incitement to violence, police sources told the ABC newspaper. The paper’s article Wednesday about the arrest did not identify the suspect by name.

According to ABC, police flagged the woman in 2016 after noticing her several times near the embassy in Madrid, including in the presence of faceless myrmidons. Police reportedly followed the woman and discovered her identity, leading counterterrorist researchers to monitor her activities online.

On Facebook, where the woman moderated one anti-Israel group with more than 2,000 subscribers, the researchers documented the suspect praising Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", and speaking favorably about the murder of Jews, leading to her arrest.
Can't have that when the government is trying to seduce the descendants of those expelled in 1492 to come back, bringing their money and job-creating creativity with them...
Across Western Europe, authorities have increased their vigilance of hate speech against Jews following several jihadist attacks against Jewish targets in La Belle France, where in January 2015 a jihadist killed four Jews at a Gay Paree kosher store, and Belgium, where four people were murdered the previous year in an armed attack at the Jewish Museum of Brussels.

Last week, French police arrested a man in Marseille, La Belle France, Nacer Bendrer, on suspicion that he acted as an accomplice to the Frenchie currently on trial in Belgium for the museum killing, the RTL broadcaster reported. The defendant, Mehdi Nemouche, has denied any involvement in the killings. Bendrer was arrested and released in 2014 following the attack but has been taken into custody again recently, the report said.

Separately, last week the Spanish pro-Israel group ACOM announced it has launched a lawsuit for racial discrimination against the municipality of Ayamonte, 300 miles southwest of Madrid, over the passing at the Ayamonte city council on May 25 of a motion declaring support for the Boycott, Divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel.

Spanish courts, including high courts, have passed rulings against more than a dozen Spanish municipalities over the past two years over similar motions, which the judiciary has deemed discriminatory and illegal.

This development has caused several municipalities either to reverse motions already passed in favor of the boycott, or vote against approving drafts brought to a vote.

On May 29, the city council of the municipality of Santa Colona de Gramenet near Barcelona voted against a draft resolution favoring a boycott, ACOM said in a statement last week. Another draft motion expressing solidarity with Paleostinian snuffies in Israeli jails failed to pass in the council of Cueta, one of Spain’s autonomous regions.
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Member of ISIS media wing Amaq arrested in Germany
[ALMASDARNEWS] On Wednesday an asylee working for 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) media wing Amaq News was incarcerated
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
in Germany, after the federal courts investigative judge had issued a warrant for the suspect on May 25. The arrest was announced yesterday by the federal prosecutors bureau, which also stated, that the 23 years old man from Syria entered Germany in September 2015 as a refugee.

In Germany the man named ’Mohammed G.’ acted as a contact person for Amaq news agency to factual or potential perpetrators of terroristic attacks in the name of ISIS. He served as conduit in 2016, when Amaq new agency demanded a personal confession, of a man, who later was arrested in Sweden, because of an arson attack against a Shiite community center on October 11.

Amaq was unwilling to publish an article claiming the attack for ISIS without confirmation. With the perpetrators confession, the story was published and in consequence ISIS officially claimed the attack in its al-Naba newspaper.

In addition he was also arrested for spreading ISIS propaganda in several chat groups. The arrest in Rietberg, North Rhine-Westphalia is just the latest in a row of terrorism connected investigations. Three weeks ago 5 asylees were arrested in Berlin and Essen, for links to Islamic Death Eater groups and planning a terror attack and next Tuesday 3 Syrians will face court in Hamburg due to their ISIS membership.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [295 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


The Grand Turk
Car bomb in southeast Turkey wounds three people - governor's office
[Ynet] Three people were maimed when a boom-mobile went kaboom! outside a gendarmerie station in The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
's southeastern province of Batman on Friday, the local governor's office said.

Two soldiers and one civilian were maimed in the attack, when a suspected Kurdish turban drove a stolen car through a police checkpoint and blew it up in front of the station in the Bekirhan district, the governor's office said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/10/2017 01:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [260 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


India-Pakistan
Islamic State claims it killed two Chinese in Pakistan
[BBC] The so-called 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....
says it has killed two Chinese nationals who were kidnapped from south-west Pakistain by gunnies in late May.

The IS-linked Amaq news agency made the claim in an Arabic statement on the Telegram messaging app.

China's foreign ministry said it was "gravely concerned" and working to verify the information.

The pair are said to have been studying Urdu at a language centre in the city of Quetta when they were kidnapped.

According to local media reports at the time of the abduction, gunnies took the couple as they left the centre. Another Chinese woman just managed to escape during the confrontation.

At the time, neither IS nor any other turban group said they had kidnapped the pair. 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...
has seen kidnappings of foreign nationals in recent years by armed Islamist or separatist groups, sometimes for a ransom.

Islamic State controls some territory in Afghanistan and has been seeking to strengthen its hold in Pakistain since 2015 when it carried out its first attack in the country.

China is one of Pakistain's major allies, investing heavily in infrastructure projects including nuclear power plants, roads and dams.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [445 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Stone-throwing Gazan killed by IDF
[Ynet] Israeli soldiers shot up Paleostinians who were throwing stones near the border fence in the Gazoo Strip on Friday, killing one man and wounding four others, the Paleostinian Health Ministry said.

Islamic Jihad
...created after many members of the Egyptian Moslem Brotherhood decided the organization was becoming too moderate. Operations were conducted out of Egypt until 1981 when the group was exiled after the assassination of President Anwar Sadat. They worked out of Gaza until they were exiled to Lebanon in 1987, where they clove tightly to Hezbollah. In 1989 they moved to Damascus, where they remain a subsidiary of Hezbollah...
Paleostinian turban says the dead man was a member of their armed wing.

An Israeli military spokeswoman said hundreds of Paleostinians had gathered along the fence and were throwing stones and burning tires.

Soldiers on the Israeli side of the border opened fire after their calls to the Paleostinians and warning shots were ignored, she said.
Everybody want to own him, according to The Times of Israel:
A Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, fighter was killed and six were maimed during festivities with IDF troops on Friday near the border between Israel and the Gazoo Strip.

"Aeid Jumaa, 35, was killed and six other Paleostinians were maimed during festivities along the Gazoo border (with Israel) north of Jabalia," the Hamas-run Interior Ministry’s front man Ashraf al-Qudra said.

The terror group issued a statement saying that Jumaa was one of its members.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/10/2017 00:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [434 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Conditions in Gaza must be intolerable if they keep running to the fence to commit suicide.
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 06/10/2017 15:12 Comments || Top||

#2  running herded


/difference
Posted by: Frank G || 06/10/2017 19:18 Comments || Top||


Southeast Asia
Marawi siege: US special forces aiding Philippine army
[BBC] US special forces are helping the Philippine military retake the southern city of Marawi from IS-linked militants, the Philippine army says.

The forces are providing technical help and are not fighting, it said.

President Rodrigo Duterte had earlier threatened to throw out US troops amid strained relations since taking office.
Militants have been under siege since rampaging through the southern city on 23 May. The latest fighting has claimed the lives of 13 Philippine marines.

Hundreds of militants, who have been flying the black flag of so-called Islamic State and are led by the self-styled IS emir of the southern Philippines, Isnilon Hapilon, and the Maute brothers Omar and Abdullah, are still holed up in the city.
The latest casualties bring the number of Philippine troops killed in the fighting to 58.

At least 138 militants and 20 civilians have also been killed, the government says.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/10/2017 08:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [244 views] Top|| File under: Maute group (IS)


Father of Maute brothers, 3 others moved to Manila
[SUNSTAR.PH] THE four tossed in the calaboose
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
individuals including the Maute patriarch, who are linked to the notorious Maute Terror Group, were transferred to a detention facility in Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig City on Wednesday evening, June 7. The transfer was made for "security purposes," while the driver was already released after authorities found no sufficient evidence.

Brigadier General Gilbert Gapay, Martial law spokesperson in Eastern Mindanao Command (Easmincom), told news hounds in a presser on Thursday, at The Royal Mandaya Hotel that around 9:45 p. m. , June 7, Maute group head Cayamora Maute, 67, along with his daughter Norjannah Balawag Maute and her husband Benzarali Tinglao, and Cayamora's second wife Kongan were flown from Davao City to Manila, hours after cases were filed against them.

"It is for security reasons that he was transferred. He is the patriarch, the head of the Maute clan and he is considered a high value individual, at the same time, high-risk individual also. That's why we opted to transfer him to Manila," Gapay said.

They were transported through the C130 aircraft of the Philippine Air Force.

Gapay said Cayamora has a large participation in the formation of the group and the recent attack of the Maute Group in Marawi City.

After the inquest proceedings, the driver, Aljon Ismale Salaxar, was released while the rest were charged for illegal possession of firearms and explosives after a caliber . 45 and hand grenade were recovered inside the black Toyota Grandia van when they were nabbed at the checkpoint in Sirawan, Toril. Also found in their possession are P363,000 cash and personal belongings.

Maute already had a warrant of arrest for rebellion. He was included in the list of the faceless myrmidons in an arrest order issued by the Department of National Defense (DND) secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

"In Maranao if you are the patriarch, your influence in your family is very great, very strong that's why [siya] yung [nagbibigay ng] guidance and direction [to the group])," Gapay said.

Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [227 views] Top|| File under: Maute group (IS)


Gun, illegal drugs found in ex-Marawi mayor's house
[SUNSTAR.PH] AUTHORITIES found high-powered firearms, ammunitions, and illegal drugs in one of the houses owned by former Marawi City mayor Fajad Umpar "Pre" Salic in Cagayan de Oro City on Thursday.

The raid was conducted after Salic's arrest in Villanueva town, Misamis Oriental, Wednesday night. He was arrested for rebellion.

Police Regional Office-Northern Mindanao spokesperson Lemuel Gonda said members of the Martial Law Special Action Group (MLSag) raided Salic's two houses at Xavier Estates Subdivision on Thursday, June 8, and found 10 medium-size sachets of suspected crystal meth (locally known as shabu), 120 live ammunition, four M203 high explosive, and an M16 rifle.

Gonda said Salic and his daughter-in-law both refused to sign the search warrant receipt. MLSag members found the illegal items in Salic's house at Phase 1, Butong Street. His house at Phase 4 Golden Rod Street, in the said subdivision, yielded no prohibited items.

The MLSag is composed of the 4th Infantry Division, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-Northern Mindanao; Police Regional Office-Northern Mindanao; Cagayan de Oro City Police Office; Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Northern Mindanao; and other intelligence units.

The CIDG will take charge of the filing of lawsuits against Salic while his detention remain at the criminal investigation group's jail facility.

Salic is among the over 100 personalities listed in the Arrest Order issued by the Department of National Defense for rebellion charges under the Article 134 of the Revised Penal Code.

Salic is related to the Mautes by marriage. His wife, Rasmia Salic, is the niece of Farhana Romato Maute, mother of Abdullah and Omarkhayyam Maute.

The Maute brothers are said to be among the top leaders of Dawlah Islamiya, one of the groups that pledged loyalty to the extremist Islamic State.

Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [284 views] Top|| File under: Maute group (IS)


3 Abu Sayyaf bandits surrender in Basilan
[SUNSTAR.PH] THREE Abu Sayyaf
...also known as al-Harakat al-Islamiyya, an Islamist terror group based in Jolo, Basilan and Zamboanga. Since its inception in the early 1990s, the group has carried out bombings, kidnappings, murders, head choppings, and extortion in their uniquely Islamic attempt to set up an independent Moslem province in the Philippines. Abu Sayyaf forces probably number less than 300 cadres. The group is closely allied with remnants of Indonesia's Jemaah Islamiya and has loose ties with MILF and MNLF who sometimes provide cannon fodder...
Group (ASG) bandidos surrendered Thursday afternoon, June 8, for fear of their lives, as military offensive continue against them in Basilan
...Basilan is a rugged, jungle-covered island in the southern Philippines. It is a known stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf, bandidos, and maybe even orcs. Most people with any sense travel with armed escorts...
province, the military said.

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Bacala, 4th Special Forces Battalion commander of the Philippine Army, identified the surrenderers as Abdulla Kalitut, 35, Natim Alamin, 25, and Adzmil Alamin, 20. Bacala said they have turned over an M-16 Armalite, two Garand rifles and several rounds of ammunition.

The three bandidos are followers of ASG sub-leader Nurhassan Jamiri. Kalitut has a P600,000 bounty for his arrest and is listed as number four in the group of Jamiri, Bacala said. He said Kalitut told them they decided to yield to the government forces after experiencing hardship due to sustained military offensive in Basilan province.

"We are always on the run from the military. We do not have decent sleep or food. We are tired. We miss our families. We miss having a normal life," Kalitut said.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [259 views] Top|| File under: Abu Sayyaf (ISIS)


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Lebanon's security forces arrest Islamic State-linked cell - statement
Snip. Duplicate. My apologies.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [300 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


ISIL terrorists litter battlefield in Deir Ezzor as Syrian Army troops hold strong
[ALMASDARNEWS] 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) launched another powerful assault in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor, Friday, striking the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) positions near the strategic Panorama Roundabout.

Beginning shortly after midnight on Friday, ISIS hard boyz the Syrian Arab Army’s trenches near the Panorama Roundabout; this resulted in a series of festivities that would last for several hours.

With festivities persisting throughout the night and early morning hours, the SAA repelled numerous jihadist attacks and recovered all points lost to jihadists under the cover of darkness.

According to a military source in Deir Ezzor, the Syrian Arab Army killed more than 25 Islamic State Death Eaters and maimed 80 other hard boyz during Friday’s battle.

Among the dead hard boyz that littered the battlefield on Friday was an Islamic State field commander from Tunisia; he was reportedly killed near the al-Tanimiyah Checkpoint.

The Islamic State’s offensive this week in the Deir Ezzor Governorate was their most intense assault on the Syrian Arab Army’s positions since their massive attack late last year.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [268 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iran says arrested 48 Daesh Wahhabi terrorists
[Iran Press TV] Iran says that it has placed in durance vile
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
nearly 50 members of the ISIS Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
terrorist group accross the country following recent twin terrorist attacks in Tehran.

Following a series of sophisticated intelligence operations and with the cooperation of the families of some of the terrorists, 41 elements of ISIS Wahhabi group were identified and arrested before conducting any act of terror, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

It added that the forces of Evil were detained in the Iranian provinces of Kermanshah, Kordestan, West Azarbaijan and Tehran.

Plenty of documents and equipment for terrorist operations were also seized, the statement added.

Earlier on Friday, the ministry said in another statement that Iranian security forces, in cooperation with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the police, had managed to identify and detain several terrorist elements linked to the terrorist attacks in the Iranian Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Theocratic Republic, Imam Khomeini, before conducting any act of terror.

During the operation to arrest the terrorists, a huge amount of weapons, bomb materials, boom belts, communication equipment and forged documents were also found, it added.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [293 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  ...I do SO love red on red, don't you?

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 06/10/2017 12:13 Comments || Top||


Syrian Army neutralizes waves of Islamic State attacks in Deir Ezzor
[ALMASDARNEWS] Beginning shortly after midnight on Friday, ISIS hard boyz stormed trenches and strongpoints controlled by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) around the embattled Panorama roundabout west of Deir Ezzor city.

With festivities persisting throughout the night and early morning hours, the SAA repelled numerous jihadist attacks and recovered all points lost to jihadists under the cover of darkness.

At least 20 ISIS hard boyz were killed during the firefights, many of whom lay dead in a no-mans zone between the warring parties. Five corpses were retrieved by the SAA whom took their weapons as spoils of war, then handed the Kalashnikov guns over to pro-government tribal forces.

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 SAA’s artillery units unleashed hell on ISIS positions at the Thardah mountain, al-Baghiliyah village, al-Janenah town and al-Arfi neighborhood, resulting in the destruction of a makeshift hospital and command center.

Russian and Syrian warplanes are also highly active over Deir Ezzor today with Arclight airstrikes hammering ISIS supply lines, forward positions, sniper nests and mortar guns.

Nevertheless, the current situation around the Panorama roundabout remains favorable to ISIS as the SAA lacks armored vehicles while government forces are yet to retrieve the Panorama farms, Panorama school and adjecent SyriaTell hill, three important sites which 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....
captured last week.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [243 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Lebanon's security forces arrest Islamic State-linked cell
[REUTERS] Lebanese authorities have detained seven snuffies linked to 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....
, dismantling their network and preventing several mass attacks, Leb's main security agency said on Friday.

The suspects include Yemeni, Paleostinian and Syrian nationals, who confessed to planning attacks and suicide kabooms against civilians and armed forces, it said.

The operation "deterred the detained turbans and others who fled from executing their criminal plans on Lebanese soil," the statement from the General Security directorate said. Authorities also found an boom belt with one suspect.

The alleged attacks intended to hit different parts of the country, including the Ein el-Hellhole refugee camp, the southern suburbs of Beirut, and the northern city of Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
"Members of the network received instructions and communicated with their handlers from Leb," mainly from Ein el-Hellhole and from the Burj al-Barajneh area in south Beirut, General Security said.

A security source told Rooters forces enjugged
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
the seven suspects at various times last week.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Map of Battle of Raqqa- 6/9/2017
[SouthFront.org]
Posted by: Frozen Al || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [262 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian Army, Hezbollah reaches border with Iraq for the first time in years
[ALMASDARNEWS] Late on Friday afternoon, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), Hezbollah and allied Iraqi paramilitary contingents dashed through southeastern Homs and reached an Iraqi border point, thus slicing adrift the frontline between rebel forces based in the al-Tanf region and ISIS Lions of Islam in the neighboring Deir Ezzor governorate.

Unopposed by the US Airforce and its vetted Syrian proxies, the SAA and its allies drove through over 40 kilometers of abandoned desert territory and managed to link up with an Iraqi garrison across the border.

The advance was confirmed by the Russian Ministry of Defense and an Hezbollah-linked outlet moments ago.

Effectively, the SAA is now able to reopen trade between Damascus and Baghdad. Government forces have not controlled any parts of the largely ISIS-controlled border with Iraq since 2014.

In addition, Hezbollah is now able to be supplied with weapons from Tehran via an all-important land route. Previously, the Lebanese group relied on complicated airlifts for new armaments.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [374 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  No doubt the IAF will be overflying Syria.
Posted by: Pappy || 06/10/2017 15:57 Comments || Top||



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