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US confirms airstrike killed al-Shabab commander in Somalia
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Afghanistan
Taliban used Humvees and motor bombs in latest large scale attack in Helmand
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
Death Eaters group used Humvee type armored personnel carriers and Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIEDs) in their latest large scale attack in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan.

However,
if you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning...
the provincial government says the offensive by the Taliban Death Eaters was successfully repulsed by the Afghan cops, claiming that heavy casualties were incurred to the group during the festivities which still continue in some parts of Greshk district where festivities broke out late on Thursday night.
Finally, someone has found a use for the Humvee.
A statement by Helmand governor’s office said the attack was repulsed by the security forces and heavy casualties have been inflicted to the myrmidons.

The statement further added that the Taliban Death Eaters were attempting to destroy the Yakhchal bridge in Greshk by launching a large scale attack despite the bride plays a key role and is considered an important route for the TAPI gas pipeline project.

The Afghan cops however had intelligence information available with them regarding the attack which helped them to repulse the offensive and prevent further destructive activities in the area.

According to the local officials, a Humvee vehicle of the Taliban, a heavy anti-aircraft machine, a PKM machine gun were left in the area after they were forced to retreat.

More than 40 Taliban Death Eaters have been killed including some of their key commanders and dozens more were maimed during the 12-hour clash, the statement said, adding that the area is totally under the control of the Afghan cops.

Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [254 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Explosion targets civilian vehicle in Kabul city
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] An kaboom destroyed a civilian vehicle in Kabul city earlier this evening, almost a week after a coordinated suicide kaboom by the ISIS terrorist group on Iraqi embassy in Kabul.

The incident has taken place in the vicinity of the third police district of the city with the eyewitnesses saying a Toyota Corolla type vehicle was targeted.

A source in the 3rd Police District cop shoppe confirmed the incident and said the kaboom has not incurred any casualties.

However,
those who apply themselves too closely to little things often become incapable of great things...
the eyewitnesses are saying that two people were maimed after a magnetic bomb planted in the vehicle went off in the vicinity close to Pul-e-Surkh area.

Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [236 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan official says bomber who hit NATO wore woman's burqa
[AlAhram] A Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
jacket wallah who struck a NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A single organization with differing goals, equipment, language, doctrine, and structure....
patrol in Afghanistan, killing a service member and two civilians, had concealed his explosives beneath the all-enveloping women's garment known as a burqa, a district governor said Friday.

The attack the previous evening hit the patrol near Qarabagh, barely 30 kilometers (18 miles) north of Kabul.

It was the second suicide kaboom in as many days that targeted NATO. On Wednesday, a suicide kaboomer hit a convoy on the edge of the southern city of Kandahar, killing two U.S. soldiers and wounding another four. Both attacks were claimed by the Taliban.

Abdul Sami Sharifi, the district governor in Qarabagh, said the attacker in Thursday's bombing was riding a cycle of violence and rammed the bike into a NATO patrol, setting off his explosives.

Taliban front man Zabihullah Mujahid told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named over the phone on Friday that one of its fighters from Takhar province carried out the attack at 8 p.m. He claimed 11 Americans were killed, but the holy warriors routinely exaggerate their claims.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [325 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Gender is just a social construct.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/05/2017 14:23 Comments || Top||

#2  So is civilization.
Posted by: Pappy || 08/05/2017 21:44 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
US confirms airstrike killed al-Shabab commander in Somalia
[AlAhram] The U.S. military on Friday confirmed it killed a high-level commander of the al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
myrmidon group with an Arclight airstrike in Somalia over the weekend, targeting a man blamed for planning deadly attacks in the capital of the Horn of Africa nation.

President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
earlier this year approved expanded military operations against the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab, including more aggressive Arclight airstrikes and considering parts of southern Somalia areas of active hostilities. al-Shabaab is the deadliest Islamic myrmidon group in Africa.

A U.S. Africa Command statement said the strike on July 30 killed Ali Mohammed Hussein, also known as Ali Jabal. The statement said he was "was responsible for leading al-Shabaab forces operating in the Mogadishu and Banadiir regions in planning and executing attacks against the capital of Mogadishu."

Ali also had served as the myrmidon group's shadow governor for Mogadishu and had been one of al-Shabaab's most outspoken officials.

The statement said the Arclight airstrike occurred near Tortoroow, an al-Shabaab stronghold in Lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia "as a direct response to al-Shabaab actions, including recent attacks on Somali forces." It said no non-combatants were killed in the strike.

The U.S. Africa Command has told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named it was a dronezap.

The killing of Ali "disrupts al-Shabaab's ability to plan and conduct attacks in Mogadishu and coordinate efforts between al-Shabaab regional commanders," the U.S. statement said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [526 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Egyptian policeman, civilian shot dead at Esna checkpoint
[AlAhram] A policeman and a civilian were killed on Thursday night when gunnies in a vehicle shot up a security checkpoint in Upper Egypt’s Luxor governorate, a security source told state news agency MENA.

The attack started when police personnel manning the checkpoint, located in the Esna area, attempted to stop a passing car. Shots were then fired from within the car.

Security forces tossed in the clink
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
one of the assailants and found weapons and explosives in his possession, according to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

Three civilians who happened to be in the area when the attack took place were also injured.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under:


Arabia
Houthi forces retaliate against Saudi military in Jizan
[ALMASDARNEWS] The 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 ...
forces launched a powerful assault in the JIzan Region of 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 Friday night, following the Saudi-led Coalition’s massacre of civilians in Yemen’s Sa’ada Governorate.

Using their plethora of ATGMs, the Houthi forces rained missiles on several Saudi military posts in the Jizan Region, scoring a multitude of direct hits in the process.

In response to the Houthi attack, the Saudi-led Coalition launched several Arclight airstrikes over the Jizan Region and northern Yemen, targeting any potential threat near the border.
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [191 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Britain
Homes evacuated in Bristol (Somali gimmigrant hotspot) after 'chemical' find
[BBC] Flats have been evacuated near to the ss Great Britain in Bristol following a "possible chemical incident", Avon and Somerset Police said.

A bomb disposal team has been deployed to Gas Ferry Road and a cordon has been put in place after the "discovery of items" in one of the flats.

One man has been detained in connection with the incident, police said.
Residents told the Bristol Post homes were evacuated at about 20:00 BST due to a "threat" to one of the buildings.

The ss Great Britain is moored in the city and a popular visitor attraction.

A Bristol City Council spokesman said people living in Kingdom House, Steamship House, Great Western House, Great Eastern House and Horsley House have been told to leave their homes.

A rest centre has been set up at the nearby Spike Island building in Cumberland Road.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [327 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  I don't know if "gimmigrant" is a typo, but given the dole/welfare they commonly live on, it's a great play on words
Posted by: Frank G || 08/05/2017 11:14 Comments || Top||

#2  It's not, Frank G. It's been used here before.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 14:04 Comments || Top||


Europe
Bogus Afghan refugee is charged in Germany with murdering a US soldier while fighting with the Taliban
[DailyMail]
  • German prosecutors charge Abdol Moghada S with murdering a US soldier

  • Also accused of attempted murder of two other US troops in the same ambush

  • Moghada, 20, is alleged to have joined the Taliban in Logar province in 2013 and carried out attacks on military convoys in 2013 and 2014

  • The only US service member killed during that time in that area was Pfc. Christian Chandler
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 01:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [558 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Extra marzipan for this one, Fritz!
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/05/2017 3:57 Comments || Top||

#2  I'll try to keep count of how many Germans will be raped and/or murdered by Muslim refugees during this august.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/05/2017 6:27 Comments || Top||

#3  I'll try to keep count ...

Even if you read all the German local newspapers every day, g(r)omgoru, it still wouldn't help -- much immigrant crime isn't reported lest it rile the natives.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 6:52 Comments || Top||

#4  Incorporate a Panamanian front company and buy a American IP address and set up a German Rantburg? Cause Frau Merkel et al would certainly shut it down in the fatherland
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/05/2017 7:15 Comments || Top||

#5  There are obsessive statistics keepers in the world, TW - one just has to know how to find.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/05/2017 8:12 Comments || Top||

#6  These stories tend to make my eyes cross: (1) a German court charges an (2) Afghan immigrant (not a German citizen) for a (3) crime in a the territory of Afghanistan (not, repeat not a German jurisdiction) involving (4) US Soldiers (definitely not under German jurisdiction!).
Now if the US, or the *cough* government *cough* of Afghanistan wants to extradite this vermin -- that is a different matter --- but Germany? What if alternatively the US soldiers were charged, what then?
Posted by: magpie || 08/05/2017 13:45 Comments || Top||

#7  one just has to know how to find.

If you can find that information, g(r)omgoru, post it here, please. I do my little round-ups, but I I don't know where else to look, and we left Germany before I got as far as hoped in mastering the written language.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 14:13 Comments || Top||

#8  It's a deal, TW.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/05/2017 14:14 Comments || Top||

#9  It's a deal, TW.

:-D
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 18:39 Comments || Top||

#10  Migrant crime in Germany rises by 50 per cent, new figures show
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/05/2017 18:46 Comments || Top||

#11  Nicely done, g(r)ongoru. I'm impressed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 21:22 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Nine Islamic State militants killed in Kirkuk air raid
[Iraq News] Iraqi warplanes killed nine 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....
forces of Evil while moving in a convoy for an attack on security forces near Salahuddin, a local source in Kirkuk was quoted saying on Friday.

Alsumaria News quoted the source saying that the strike, carried out early Friday after midnight, targeted a convoy of forces of Evil moving from Kirkuk’s Abbassi towards Hamreen mountains to attack security forces on the borders with Salahuddin.

Nine senior members were killed and twelve vehicles were destroyed in the raid, according to the source.

Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [254 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Freshly captured IS affiliate interrogated by Iraqi forces in Mosul
[ALMASDARNEWS] A 25-year-old member of 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....
(IS; formerly ISIS/ISIS) was interrogated by the Iraqi Special Operations Forces (ISOF) after being captured in West djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, Thursday.

The man, who said he joined IS in October 2014, answered questions about the IS training regimens, saying, "They were giving us exercises for fitness and courses about weapons."

"They were giving us exercises, plus teaching us how to shoot at noon... and exercises over and over again, plus running exercises," the man said, adding that the training period lasted 14 days, in which fighters used AK 47 rifles.

Answering a question of whether he joined IS at his own will, the man replied, "I didn’t want to but I joined them just so that I can get married again."
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [211 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Islamic State execute four in Tal Afar for killing militants
[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 murderous Moslems executed four civilians over accusations of killing two of their comrades in the stronghold town of Tal Afar, west of Nineveh.

A local source told Alsumaria News that a shooting squad from the Death Eater group executed a man and his three sons whom they believe had killed two bandidos murderous Moslems a few weeks earlier in an ambush.

The source added that executions of civilians by the Islamic State have escalated over the past period over multiple charges, including collaboration with security forces and assaulting the fighters.

Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [224 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Mass grave of 40 found south of Ramadi: official
[Iraq News] Local authorities ran into a mass grave containing the relics of 40 persons in Anbar province, an official was quoted saying on Friday.

Ammar Nouri, head of the Anbar Province Martyrs Committee, said the grave was found at al-Tash region, south of the city of Ramadi.

"They were decomposed and bore signs of gunshots in the skulls," Nouri said in statements, adding that the victims had probably been executed in 2015.

IS had notoriously executed tens of civilians and security agents in Ramadi and Fallujah after they had refused to pay allegiance to the group.

Iraqi forces have occasionally discovered several mass graves of security members and civilians executed by IS since operations to liberate Lion of Islams-held regions were launched in October. Since it took over a third of Iraq and Syria in 2014, 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....
executed civilians and security agents for multiple reasons like collaboration with security forces and fleeing regions held by the group.

Islamic State has held the towns of Annah, Rawa and Qaim since 2014, when they occupied a third of Iraq to proclaim an "Islamic Caliphate". So far, there has not been a wide-scale campaign to retake those regions, but occasional offensives managed to take over several surrounding villages.

Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [236 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Suicide bomber kills 3 Iraqi security members west of Mosul
[Iraq News] A suicide bomber killed three Iraqi army members on Friday as operations continue to clear Islamic State remnant militants in western Mosul.

A security source told Shafaq News that the bomber, donning an explosive belt, invaded a makeshift headquarter belonging to the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service in al-Aghawat neighborhood, west of the city. He blew himself up and killed three CTS members in an initial toll, said the website.
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [230 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Five Islamic State snipers killed by coalition warplanes in Kirkuk
[Iraq News] Warplanes from the United States.-led coalition killed five 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....
snipers on Friday, a security source was quoted saying.

An officer with the Kurdish Peshmerga forces told Shafaq News that the jets pounded Islamic State locations in Kabiba village, west of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
killing five snipers from the group.

Islamic State has held a few havens in southwestern Kirkuk, most notably the town of Hawija, since 2014, when the group proclaimed an "Islamic caliphate" on a third of Iraq and Syria. The group had reportedly relocated commands of areas lost to security forces to Kirkuk, with some sources previously quoted saying it became the group’s new capital.

Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [237 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Thirteen Islamic State militants killed sneaking into southern Mosul village
[Iraq News] Iraqi police potted thirteen 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....
Lions of Islam who were sneaking into a village south of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
as security forces continue to comb the recaptured city.

The Iraqi Joint Operations Command, which had led the campaign against IS in Mosul, said IS had lost more than 25.000 of its fighters in more than eight months of fighting.
Cap. Amir Watheq, from Nineveh police service, told BasNews website that the Lions of Islam were sneaking into al-Houd village in Qayyara, south of Mosul, coming from the eastern side of the city of Shirqat, Salahuddin.

He said security forces exchanged fire with the Lions of Islam after they attacked the troops. Thirteen Lions of Islam weer killed and three coppers were maimed, he added.

Iraqi government forces continue to comb Mosul for hidden Islamic State cells since Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi officially declared that the city became under troops’ control early July. Islamic State members have launched intermittent attacks against security forces and civilians over the past few weeks.

The Iraqi Joint Operations Command, which had led the campaign against IS in Mosul, said IS had lost more than 25.000 of its fighters in more than eight months of fighting. The government plans to launch further offensives to retake a few remaining havens in Nineveh, Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
Anbar and Salahuddin provinces.
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [256 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Blast targets al-Qaida office in Syria, causing casualties
[AlAhram] Syrian opposition activists and state media say an kaboom has targeted an office of the al-Qaeda affiliate in northern Syria, inflicting casualties.

Syrian state TV did not provide further details in its report. The Britannia-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the kaboom occurred near the office belonging to the al-Qaeda-linked Levant Liberation Committee on Friday.

The Observatory says two of the holy warrior group's fighters were killed and several others were maimed.

The Ibaa news agency, which is linked to al-Qaeda, says the blast in the village of Urum al-Kubra, west of the northern city of Aleppo, left "several deaders" and maimed people.

The kaboom comes amid rising tension in northern Syria between the al-Qaeda-linked group and other factions, including more moderate rebels.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [265 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra

#1  Turf wars are a bitch.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 08/05/2017 6:27 Comments || Top||


Tiger Forces, tribal fighters roll back ISIS in southern Raqqa
[ALMASDARNEWS] More footage has been leaked from the front-lines in southern Raqqa Governorate where the Syrian Arab Army’s (SAA) elite Tiger Forces, supported by pro-government tribal militias, are heavily engaged with ISIS Death Eaters.

The footage shows pro-government forces (both army troops and tribal fighters) embattled against ISIS in an unnamed town or village that straggles the western bank of the Euphrates River.

The Tiger Forces and tribal militias can be seen employing assault infantry, Toyota pickups armed with 23-mm ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft guns and battle tanks as they push their way through ISIS lines.
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [230 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian Army, allies recommence offensive in Syria-Jordan border region
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have restarted offensive operations against Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
(FSA) snuffies operating in Syria’s southwestern desert region.

Today, the SAA and other pro-government forces advanced towards the Jordanian borders against FSA Lion of Islams, securing the Dabiyah canyon area and its nearby hilltop as well as the Wadi al-Sawt canyon area; both sites are located south of the Zuluf Dam.

This comes renewed offensive effort by the SAA and its allies comes after FSA snuffies launched an attack on SAA positions in the area. The entire nature of the pro-government operation is retaliatory.
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [204 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syrian Army retakes initiative in east Hama, recaptures lost points
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) retook the initiative in the eastern countryside of the Salamiyah District, Friday, after losing several points 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....
(ISIS) terror organization near the town of al-Mafkar.

Led by the 11th Tank Division and National Defense Forces (NDF), the Syrian military managed to inflict heavy damage on the Islamic State’s positions near al-Mafkar, forcing the aforementioned terrorist group to withdraw from the town’s perimeter.

With all points recaptured, the Syrian Arab Army and their allies began a cleansing operation to secure al-Mafkar and eliminate any lurking terrorist combatants still hanging around the area.
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [219 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Terror Networks
Islamic State arrest preacher who questioned Baghdadi’s death
[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....
Lions of Islam placed in durance vile
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
a preacher in Nineveh who had questioned news about the death of the group’s supreme leader, His Supreme Immensity, Caliph of the Faithful and Galactic Overlord, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
...formerly merely the head of ISIL and a veteran of the Bagram jailhouse. Looks like a new messiah to bajillions of Moslems, like just another dead-eyed mass murder to the rest of us...
A local source in the province said an elite squad from IS, dubbed "The Black Battalion", whose members dress in black Afghani costumes, invaded a mosque in Tal Afar and arrested a preacher who is also a member of the group.

According to the source, the preacher refuted news about Baghdadi’s demise, and also warned in his sermon of what he described as the appearance of "a new imposter who could split the mujahideen (fighters)".

Baghdadi’s only open appearance was in June 2014, when he ascended the pulpit of the Grand Nuri Mosque in western djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
’s Old City to proclaim an "Islamic Caliphate" in Iraq and Syria. He disappeared later and never showed up again, with occasional reports making speculations about his survival and whereabouts.

Since Iraqi forces, backed by a U.S.-led coalition, launched offensives to clear IS havens, the group has reportedly been hit with divisions and power disputes as Baghdadi’s death rumors grew.

Early July, a local source said a preacher with the group, nicknamed Abu Qutaiba, was burned to death in Tal Afar, shortly after his arrest over charges of "stirring sedition" through a Friday prayer sermon in which he inadvertently suggested Baghdadi’s possible death.
Posted by: Fred || 08/05/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [252 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  A local source in the province said an elite squad from IS invaded a mosque in Tal Afar and arrested a preacher who is also a member of the group.

On direct orders from Al-Baghdadi
Posted by: Frank G || 08/05/2017 8:35 Comments || Top||



Who's in the News
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11Islamic State
4Govt of Pakistan
4Taliban
2Govt of Syria
2Moslem Colonists
1Houthis
1al-Nusra
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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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Sat 2017-08-05
  US confirms airstrike killed al-Shabab commander in Somalia
Fri 2017-08-04
  Al Qaeda frees South African hostage after six years
Thu 2017-08-03
  Police Make Arrest in 2003 Case of Grooming Gang Victim Believed Ground Up and Sold as Kebab Meat
Wed 2017-08-02
  Gang who called themselves 'Musketeers' guilty of plotting UK bomb attack
Tue 2017-08-01
  IS claims attack on Iraq embassy in Kabul
Mon 2017-07-31
  Besieged IS mufti blows himself up in northern Baghdad
Sun 2017-07-30
  Four arrested in plot to bomb plane over Sydney
Sat 2017-07-29
  IS cuts ears of 23 elements who fled battles in Western Nineveh
Fri 2017-07-28
  Pakistan's prime minister removed amid corruption probe
Thu 2017-07-27
  Deadly truck bombing foiled in Kabul city
Wed 2017-07-26
  Wasserman Schultz’s IT Aide Arrested At Airport After Transferring $300k To Pakistan From House Office
Tue 2017-07-25
  Governor dismissed over AQAP ties
Mon 2017-07-24
  Suicide car bombing kills 24, wounds 42 in Afghan capital
Sun 2017-07-23
  Azhar opens fatwa kiosks in Cairo metro station to counter extremism
Sat 2017-07-22
  Rebel ambush kills 28 pro-govt fighters near Damascus

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