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Police Make Arrest in 2003 Case of Grooming Gang Victim Believed Ground Up and Sold as Kebab Meat
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Afghanistan
Explosion in Gardez city in southeast of Afghanistan, casualties feared
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] An kaboom has taken place in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan earlier this morning amid fears that a number of people have been killed or maimed.

The incident has taken place in the vicinity of Gardez city, the picturesque provincial capital of Paktia province.

The type of the kaboom has not been ascertained so far but preliminary reports indicate the blast was triggered by a magnetic bomb planted to a vehicle.

Reports also indicate that two people bit the dust in the kaboom and some were maimed.

The local government and security officials have not commented regarding the report so far.

No group including the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
bully boyz has grabbed credit behind the incident yet.

In the meantime, the eyewitnesses are saying that six people including the head of the investigation of the national directorate of security of Paktia were maimed in the kaboom.

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban militants suffer casualties in a premature explosion in Kunduz province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
Death Eaters suffered casualties in a premature bomb kaboom in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the north said the incident took place in the vicinity of Dasht-e-Archi district.

According to the Shaheen Corps, a vehicle packed with explosives went off prematurely leaving at least two Taliban Death Eaters dead and another holy warrior maimed.

It is yet not clear the explosives were fitted inside the vehicle to use as a Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED) or the faceless myrmidons were attempting to transport the explosives for the other purposes.

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [199 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Premature explosions are always a problem...
Posted by: Pappy || 08/03/2017 10:44 Comments || Top||


Taliban and Haqqani network militants suffer heavy casualties in clearance operations
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Dozens of turbans including Talibs and turbans of the Haqqani terrorist network were killed during the counter-terrorism and clearance operations.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the murderous Moslems suffered casualties during the operations of the Afghan forces conducted in the past 24 hours.

A statement by MoD said at least 84 turbans were killed, 74 were maimed, and 2 others were placed in durance vile
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
during the operations conducted in Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
, Kapisa, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Khost, Ghazni, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Zabul, Ghor, Badghis, Faryab, Baghlan, Badakhshan, and Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
provinces.

A statement by MoD said the majority of the casualties were incurred to the turbans in Paktia province where 33 turbans including 10 Haqqani network murderous Moslems and 3 of their local commanders were killed.

The statement further added that the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
turbans also suffered heavy casualties in Maidan Wardak operations where at least 30 turbans were killed and 57 others were maimed.

The Ministry of Defense of also added that the Afghan forces conducted 21 clearance operations, 22 special operations, and 3 night operations in total in the past 24 hours.

According to MoD, the Afghan Air Force also provided logistics support and close air support during the operations and conducted 15 Arclight airstrikes during the same period.

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [296 views] Top|| File under: Haqqani Network


Suicide bomber attacks Nato convoy in south Afghanistan
[DAWN] A jacket wallah struck a NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, causing casualties, said the US military.

Lt Damien E Horvath, a military front man, could not say how many casualties there were or provide their nationalities.

The NATO mission, known as Resolute Support, "can confirm that a NATO convoy was attacked in Kandahar. The attack did cause casualties," he said.

Kandahar police front man Zia Durrani also confirmed the attack and the area on the edge Kandahar was quickly cordoned off.

No one immediately grabbed credit for the bombing.

Eyewitness Ghulam Ali, who runs a mechanics shop near the attack site, said the intensity of the blast knocked him out.

When he came to he saw one military vehicle ablaze on the road.

He stepped out of his shop but a sudden burst of gunfire drove him back inside.

He heard helicopters arriving and saw soldiers being taken away from the scene but could not determine the extent of their injuries.

Shah Agha Popal, who runs a vehicle parts shop also nearby, said he also saw soldiers being taken away by two helicopters.

"But I couldn't tell if they were maimed or if they were dead," he said.
The Times of Israel adds:
Two US soldiers were killed in Afghanistan’s restive southern province of Kandahar earlier today when a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
jacket wallah rammed a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces.

"Two US service members were killed in action in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when their convoy came under attack," Pentagon front man Navy Captain Jeff Davis says. "US Forces Afghanistan will provide additional information as it becomes available."
Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
‘Al-Shaabab’ kills 3 in Lamu attack
[SHABELLENEWS] Three boda boda operators have been killed in suspected al-Shaabab attack at Nyongoro in Witu, Lamu County.

The three died after gunnies opened fire on a bus and a security vehicle heading to Kipini from Malindi.

The attackers shot at the bus belonging to Kipini Raha company on Garsen-Lamu highway at around 3.30pm, according to witnesses.

The hard boyz shot randomly from the forest before police escorting the vehicle came to the passengers’ rescue.

Sources told the Nation that an unknown number of passengers were maimed and were taken to Witu Sub County Hospital.

Newly appointed Operation Linda Boni Director Joseph Kanyiri confirmed the attack but said he was yet to get more details.

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [181 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Arabia
Wanted terrorist ‘eliminated’ by security forces in eastern Saudi Arabia
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Saudi security forces announced the "elimination" of a wanted terrorist in the eastern town of Awamiya, sources have revealed to Al Arabiya.net.

Maitham Ali al-Qadihi, 28, is the brother of three desperados of the Qadihi family. Their names were linked to the terrorist attacks in Qatif. Their cases focused on drug trafficking, kidnapping and terrorist operations throughout the past two decades.

Jassim Ali al-Qadihi, Ghazi Ali al-Qadihi have previously been detained. However,
facts are stubborn; statistics are more pliable...
Bassem Ali al-Qadahi, and now Maitham died in security operations.

Maitham was killed after he was surrounded by security forces in the al-Masoura neighborhood. For four years, Maitham has been used as a launch pad to carry out terrorist attacks on security forces and civilians in eastern 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...
Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [238 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia


Britain
Police Make Arrest in 2003 Case of Grooming Gang Victim Believed Ground Up and Sold as Kebab Meat
The mills of justice grinding slowly indeed.
[Breitbart] Charlene Downes, 14 at the time of her disappearance, was last seen in Blackpool in 2003 and is believed to have been not only murdered but that her killers disposed of her body by putting it into kebab meat at a local seaside kebab shop.

Police have said they believe Charlene may have been linked to grooming gangs in Blackpool and say that they discovered at least 60 underage girls had been sexually groomed at "honey pot" takeaways in the city. The Daily Telegraph reported in 2011 that these children had been targeted with food, drugs, and alcohol in return for sex in the city.

Fourteen years later, authorities now say they have tossed in the calaboose
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
a 51-year-old man in connection with her disappearance only after Charlene’s parents were able to force police to examine CCTV footage that had been in storage for 12 years, the Daily Mail reports.

A front man for Lancashire Police released a statement after the arrest saying: "The man, aged 51, who lived in Blackpool at the time of Charlene’s disappearance, is currently in jug. Charlene was just 14 years old when she was last seen in Blackpool on Saturday, November 1, 2003. A £100,000 reward remains on offer for information leading to the conviction of her killer or killers."

Charlene’s mother expressed outrage that the CCTV footage had been kept hidden for over a decade saying: "It is unbelievable that they have had that footage all those years and never used it. It is an absolute disgrace and an insult to the memory of my dead daughter."

She added that if the footage were available sooner than the 2007 murder trial, which, due to police error, led to the acquittal of Funny Boyz kebab worker Ilyad Albattikh for murder and Mohammed Reveshi for disposal of Charlene’s body, may have turned out differently.

At the time of the trial, the court was told the fast food shop owner had "joked" Downes had been chopped up and put into kebabs that were sold to the public. After the acquittal, the two men were paid £250,000 in compensation.

Earlier this year, another kebab shop made headlines after it was revealed that a 16-year-old girl was brutally gang raped by multiple Afghan Moslem men.

Moslem grooming gangs also continue to plague the North of England, according to recent reports, in which police allege that the Yorkshire town of Keighley may be home to a new grooming scandal involving over 179 individual sex crimes.

The most infamous case of sexual abuse of maidens still remains that of Rotherham in which over 1,400 underage girls were systematically raped, tortured, and many forced into prostitution and addiction to drugs. The rapists remained on the lam for so long largely because police were too afraid of the backlash for mentioning the ethnic origins of the Moslem male perpetrators.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [626 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  The most infamous case of sexual abuse of maidens still remains that of Rotherham in which over 1,400 underage girls were systematically raped, tortured, and many forced into prostitution and addiction to drugs

From nation of shopkeepers to nation of slaves?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/03/2017 0:34 Comments || Top||

#2  From nation of shopkeepers to nation of slaves livestock?

FIFY
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 08/03/2017 1:16 Comments || Top||

#3  livestock

But only the daughters of the white underclass, so it isn't like it -- or they -- matters.

May those involved, and those who chose to turn a blind eye, burn in the depths of Hell for this depravity.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/03/2017 9:05 Comments || Top||

#4  ...so, stuck on a NHS waiting list and not permitted to leave the country to seek other treatments?
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/03/2017 9:44 Comments || Top||

#5  Q: Did the kebob meat taste funny?

A: No, it was not made of clowns...
Posted by: USN, ret. || 08/03/2017 14:43 Comments || Top||

#6  Would explain Doner Kabobs.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 08/03/2017 15:42 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Foreign Islamic State female sniper found dead in Tal Afar
[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....
has imposed strict measures in Tal Afar town after a prominent female sniper was found slain, a local source was quoted saying.

"Um Azam, a woman from the Russian federation, is known as ’the dove’ for her good eyesight and accurate shooting.
That makes no sense.
The skilled sniper was found dead in a narrow alleyway in Tal Afar, west of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
. She was slain by unknown people," the source told AlSumaria News.

"IS imposed strict measures and jugged
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
many people," the source, who asked to remain anonymous, said. "Many members and leaders of the group are killed in the town, which indicates an internal infighting among the group to take over positions in the regions."

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [452 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  I wonder who "offed" her in the back alley?
Posted by: JohnQC || 08/03/2017 10:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Some "fellow fighters" engaging in favorite Muslim sport of lighthearted rape who - once blood started flowing back to their brains - realized that a sniper can do to them?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/03/2017 10:50 Comments || Top||

#3  Unhappy locals?
Posted by: Pappy || 08/03/2017 10:51 Comments || Top||

#4  Went out without a male relative?
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 08/03/2017 15:21 Comments || Top||

#5  He may have been a member of the party.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/03/2017 15:42 Comments || Top||


Airstrike kills Islamic State’s chief of training camps in Tal Afar
[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....
’s head of training camps in Tal Afar was killed in an Arclight airstrike that targeted his vehicle, a source was quoted saying.

"An Arclight airstrike conducted on Wednesday targeted a convoy in the western suburbs of Tal Afar, in west of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
," a local source from Nineveh has told AlSumaria News. "According to the available information, IS head of training camps in Tal Afar and another prominent leader were killed."

"The holy warriors have been on high alert in the town fearing further Arclight airstrikes against its main headquarters," the source, who preferred anonymity, added.

On Tuesday, news reports said IS prominent vocalist abu Talha al-Shami was killed in an Arclight airstrike in the town. Strict measures were imposed by the group there after a prominent foreign female sniper was found slain in a narrow alleyway.

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [254 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


3 wounded in bombing attack in Baghdad
Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) Three civilians were injured as an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded on Wednesday in southern Baghdad, Alsumaria News reported.

A source from the police told Alsumaria that an IED, planted on the side of a road near a local market south of the capital Baghdad, exploded early today, leaving three civilians wounded.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source added that security forces arrived to the explosion scene and the three wounded were taken to a hospital of treatment.

Moreover, security forces has managed to dismantle an IED planted on a side of an agriculture road in southern Baghdad.

On another note, security forces imposed curfew at al-Halabsa area, north of Baghdad, in search for wanted persons, a police source told Alsumaria.

Bombings and armed attacks are seen on almost a daily basis against security members, paramilitary groups and civilians since the Iraqi government launched a wide-scale campaign to retake IS-occupied areas in 2016.
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Diyala Devastation Digest

3 Iraqi soldiers die in IED attack near Baqubah

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Three Iraqi soldiers were killed on Wednesday in an IED blast in northeast of Baqubah, Iraqi police sources told DPA.

A bomb, placed on the side of the road, while an army patrol was passing at Nahr al-Imam village in Muqdadiyah city, northeast of Baqubah, according to the sources. Three personnel were killed

Earlier on Wednesday, a local official said operation was launched to follow the Islamic State sleeper cells at five villages in Diyala.

“Joint troops of police, army and paramilitary troops of al-Hashd al-Shaabi launched an operation in search for IS sleeper cells in five villages in Muqdadiyah, Adnan al-Tamimi, head of the local council of the city, told AlSumaria News.

The operation, according to Tamimi, seeks securing the agricultural area in the vicinity of the city.

A Peshmerga fighter was killed early on Wednesday in an IED blast in Jalawla town, north of Diyala.

Several military operations were launched over the past few weeks in Diyala in search for IS sleeper cells.

Attacks launched by Islamic State militants against security troops, the pro-government forces and civilians surged over the past few weeks in northeast of Diyala, which urge the Iraqi forces to prevent the militants infiltration between Salahuddin and Kirkuk provinces, especially the regions stretching along Hamreen mountains and Al-Azeem town.

A monthly count by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), issued on Tuesday, said 518 Iraqis were killed and injured during the month of June. Nineveh province was the most affected governorate with 233 casualties, Baghdad came next then Anbar.

Kurd fighter dies in bombing attack near Jalawla town

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) A Kurdish Peshmerga fighter was killed on Tuesday in an IED blast in north of Diyala province, police said.

In a statement, Ali Qadouri, head of the media office of police station in Keremian region, said a Peshmerga fighter was killed in Jamila village in Jalawla town.

The fighter was taken to hospital for treatment, however, he succumbed to death before he was taken to forensic medicine institute there.

Bombings and armed attacks are seen on almost a daily basis against security members, paramilitary groups and civilians since the Iraqi government launched a wide-scale campaign to retake IS-occupied areas in 2016.
Posted by: badanov || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [230 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


13 ISIS Bad Guys die in airstrike in Anbar


Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Thirteen Islamic State militants were killed in an airstrike in western Anbar on Wednesday, Ikhnews reported.

“Army jets shelled IS members gathering in Rawa and Qaim towns, western Anbar, killing 13 members, most of whom are foreigners,” the source said.

“IS transferred its main headquarters on main roads in the two towns to residential areas in the wake of army airstrikes,” the source said.

On Tuesday, Sputnik news agency quoted local and security sources as saying that the group gathered the militants at the 25 KM region, west of Rutba, located western Anbar, to attack Iraqi common borders with Syria and Jordan.

Lt.Gen Abdul-Amir Yarallah, commander of the Nineveh Operation, ordered to besiege IS havens in western Anbar preparing to invade them, a military source said earlier this week.

Iraqi fighter jets reportedly dropped last week millions of leaflets informing locals that liberation offensives for the province were nearing.

Fighter jets from the Iraqi army and the international coalition have also regularly pounded IS locations in the province.

Iraqi troops were able to return life back to normal in the biggest cities of Anbar including Fallujah, Ramadi and others after recapturing them. However, Anbar’s western towns of Annah, Qaim and Rawa are still held by the extremist group since 2014, when it emerged to proclaim a self-styled Islamic Caliphate.
Posted by: badanov || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Mosul: Iraqi teams find bodies under rubble
[Al Jazeera] Iraqi civil defence teams have started pulling bodies from the rubble in Mosul. Many of the dead were civilians, who rights groups and the Iraqi government say were used as human shields by fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group.
Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [231 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF blockades hometown of Palestinian who stabbed grocery worker
[IsraelTimes] Security forces checking all traffic coming in and out of Yatta; victim said to be at death's door

Security forces on Wednesday placed a cordon around the West Bank town of Yatta, hours after a Paleostinian resident stabbed a supermarket worker in a central Israeli town.

All traffic coming in and out of the village was being checked, the IDF said in a statement.

Earlier Israeli troops raided the Yatta home of Ismail Ibrahim Ismail Abu Aram, 19, who was jugged
You have the right to remain silent...
after stabbing and critically wounding an Israeli man, at a supermarket in the city of Yavneh.

Just before noon, Abu Aram attacked a 43-year-old employee of a Shufersal supermarket, stabbing him multiple times in the chest, neck and head. The brutal attack was captured by the store’s security camera (warning: graphic content).

Abu Aram expeditiously departed at a goodly pace but was tackled and pinned to the ground by civilian bystanders until police arrived and arrested him.

The victim was rushed to the nearby Kaplan Medical Center with life threatening injuries, a hospital spokesperson said. He was still at death's door after a seven-hour surgery, according to Channel 2 News.

In the past two years of increased violence in the West Bank and Israel, several Paleostinian faceless myrmidons have come from the village of Yatta, notably the two gunnies who carried out the Sarona Market terror attack in June 2016, in which four people were killed and over a dozen maimed.

According to the Shin Bet security service, Abu Aram entered Israel illegally, without a required permit. He had no history of terror activity and was transferred to the Shin Bet security service for questioning.

Police placed a gag order on other details of the investigation into the stabbing attack.

An IDF spokesperson said the soldiers had not arrested anyone in Yatta, but were "conducting searches" in the house.

She would not elaborate further on what the troops were looking to find.

Knife-carrying Palestinian arrested at Gush Etzion Junction

[IsraelTimes] Israeli soldiers in the West Bank arrest a Paleostinian woman carrying a knife at the Gush Etzion Junction, the army says

According to the IDF, the Paleostinian woman walked toward a group of soldiers guarding the intersection while displaying suspicious behavior.

After the soldiers called on the suspect to stop she threw her knife to the ground. She was incarcerated
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
and taken in for questioning..
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [346 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Odd body language in the video.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/03/2017 1:37 Comments || Top||

#2  How so, Skidmark?
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/03/2017 10:20 Comments || Top||

#3  1) the pointing finger shows us the attacker is lurking at the end of the aisle having approached from the left, but we don't see the approach.
2) the attacker approaches the victim with arms wide, perhaps because of the backpack, perhaps an extreme demonstration he is open, vulnerable, unarmed. in later action he does not appear constrained by the pack.
3) the victim sees him approach and waits just a little too long to move out of the path of the attacker, a general gesture of disrespect and some assumption of empowerment.
4) the attacker brushes past the facing victim in extremely close proximity to soft knife targets heart, abdomen and liver.
5) unthreatened, the victim turns away exposing first right, then left kidney and a rear throat slash. the classic sentry attack.
6) the attacker passes then turns left drawing the knife with his right hand lifting his shirt with the left hand. maybe a two handed cross draw, maybe someone tucked the knife in his left pocket. the left turn, right draw hides the weapon from the victim but it takes two hands.
7) the attacker raises the knife overhead and charges the victim clearly signaling his intent of an overhand strike and allowing the victim to assume defensive tactics. a much more difficult approach.
8) the attacker continues to flail at his victim, overhead, at arms length until he loses his weapon.

My sense is the attack was planned by someone else, the victim was not a target of opportunity, and the attacker was untrained and inexperienced.

Just a theory.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/03/2017 18:27 Comments || Top||

#4  But such a detailed theory! Thank you, Skidmark. I'll reread that a few more times intermixed with watching the video, so that I can begin to learn to see as you do.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/03/2017 19:13 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
IS plans to use chemical weapons in Raqqa: Activists
[Iraq News] 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....
(IS) myrmidon group is planning to use chemical weapons in the Syrian city of Raqqa against the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), if the latter advanced in the city, information by Syrian activists revealed, on Wednesday, according to Alsumaria News.

The information raised concerns and fears about the lives of tens of thousands of residents in Raqqa.

A Kurdish official said, on Tuesday, that the SDF are on the verge of seizing full control of the southern neighborhoods of the IS-held city.

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [243 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian Army takes over ISIS pocket east of Raqqa
[ALMASDARNEWS] The self-proclaimed 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....
contiues to lose more territory to the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the eastern countryside of Raqqa as government troops march onward towards the strategic city of Deir Ezzor.

Today, the SAA’s elite Tiger Forces have recaptured an ISIS enclave along the western bank of the Euphrates following deadly festivities with jihadist turbans for it.

According to a military source, most of the group’s fighters had fled their positions just before the Syrian Army managed to cordon-off the pocket a few days ago. However,
it's easy to be generous with someone else's money...
a detachment of some twenty suicide troops remained in the pocket to slow the army’s advance.

Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [266 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Islamist rebels shell Russian Embassy in Damascus
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Islamist rebels in the East Ghouta region of Damascus fired several artillery shells at the Russian Embassy, causing material damage to the building. The Russian Embassy in Damascus has been targeted on several occasions in the past by militants in the East Ghouta, prompting the Russian Air Force to launch rare airstrikes in the region. No deaths or injuries have been reported.
Posted by: Fred || 08/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [227 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Battle for eastern Hama turns into a blood bath as SAA, ISIL forces trade blows
[ALMASDARNEWS] What started as a small 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) offensive has turned into a blood bath in central Syria, as the latter and Syrian Arab Army (SAA) trade blows in the eastern countryside of Salamiyah.

ISIS began the day by storming six checkpoints that belonged to the Syrian Arab Army and National Defense Forces (NDF) near the town of al-Mafkar in the Salamiyah District of eastern Hama.

The attack would prove successful for the terrorist group as they managed to capture all of the checkpoints near al-Mafkar, while also killing more than 15 soldiers from the NDF and SAA.
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ISIS forces kid to become suicide bomber in Raqqa
[ALMASDARNEWS] ISIS commanders appear to have reached new levels of desperation in the battle for Raqqa, now turning on the very young to fend off Kurdish forces. Abu Hurirah al-Halabi, an indoctrinated child originating from Aleppo, faced his last moments due to this 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....
policy, having been deployed as jacket wallah in an eastern Raqqa suburb on Wednesday.
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#1  Proof that ISIS don't even believe in their own dogmas and are nothing but a bunch of murderous cowards. They have to send a kid out instead of doing it themselves.
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 08/03/2017 1:03 Comments || Top||

#2  murderous coward synonym for Mohammed.
Posted by: AlanC || 08/03/2017 8:55 Comments || Top||

#3  The odds are the boy was a captured Yazidi, the son of an unimportant Sunni, or the son of a foreign volunteer -- but in any case taken from his parents and indoctrinated as a Lion Cub for the purpose of becoming future cannon fodder. Had things gone as originally planned, his life would have been lost later, on a different battlefield, but that's all.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/03/2017 10:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Hell, "Palestinians" do it to their kids every day - on your buck.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/03/2017 10:53 Comments || Top||

#5  So does the American Left, though on a far milder scale.
Posted by: Pappy || 08/03/2017 11:49 Comments || Top||

#6  "All you have to do to see your mommy again is take this gift to the nice policeman over there. Good boy."

"pssst...Mahmud...we are not supposed to lie."

"I didn't. Me and the boys rpped her to death last week."
Posted by: swksvolFF || 08/03/2017 17:23 Comments || Top||



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