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300 ISIS fighters stranded in the desert, as bait to target jihadists
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Afghanistan
US drone strike leaves 11 Taliban insurgents dead in Nangarhar province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least eleven Taliban
...Arabic for students...
bully boyz were killed in an Arclight airstrike conducted by the US forces in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials, the Arclight airstrike was carried out late on Thursday afternoon in the vicinity of Bati Kot district.

The officials further added that the gunnies were hanging out in the area when they were targeted, leaving eleven of them dead and one more maimed.

The provincial government in Nangarhar also confirmed the Arclight airstrike and said several weapons belonging to the Taliban bully boyz were also destroyed.

A statement by the provincial government said the US forces targeted the Taliban bully boyz with unmanned aerial vehicle in Mangian area.

Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban leader among 7 killed, wounded in Maidan Wardak airstrike
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] An Arclight airstrike targeted the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
turbans in central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan leaving at least seven of them dead or maimed, the local officials said Thursday.

A local commander of the forces of Evil was also among those killed during the Arclight airstrike.

The provincial police commandment in a statement confirmed the Arclight airstrike and said at least three people including their commander were killed.

The statement further added that four others also sustained injuries in the Arclight airstrike that targeted the forces of Evil in Nerkh district in Marko village.

The Taliban leader killed in the Arclight airstrike has been identified as Mawlavi Farid, the police commandment said, adding that the Arclight airstrike was carried out as the forces of Evil were looking to launch an attack on the security forces in the village.

Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Three militants including their commander mysteriously killed in Nangarhar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least three bandidos Lions of Islam including their commander were mysteriously killed 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 local security officials said Thursday.

The incident took place late on Wednesday night in the vicinity of Shirzad district of Nangarhar.

The provincial police commandment in a statement confirmed the incident and said the bandidos Lions of Islam were killed in Hashim Khel area of the district.

The statement further added that a local leader of the bandidos Lions of Islam was among those killed.

It is yet not clear to which group or movement the bandidos Lions of Islam belong to but Lions of Islam loyal to Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
and ISIS are active in some of the remote districts of Nangarhar province.

Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under:


Young man surrenders to police after forced by father to carry out suicide attack
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A young man has surrendered to the security forces 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 after he was forced by his father and brother to carry out a suicide kaboom.

According to the local security officials, the man surrendered himself to the security forces in the vicinity of Bati Kot district.

The provincial police commandment in a statement also confirmed the surrender of the young man and said he was forced to carry out a suicide attack by his father and brother who are active members of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
The statement further added that the young man changed his mind after he was sent for the attack and handed over himself to the police forces in Bati Kot district.
Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [218 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
Werfalli defies arrest warrant and executes 5 prisoners
[Libya Observer] Dignity Operation field commander, Mahmoud al-Werfalli, committed on Thursday yet another summary execution of captives, 24 days after the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued an arrest warrant against him for war crimes in Benghazi.

Despite Dignity Operation’s claims that al-Werfalli is under arrest, the serial killer travelled to the town of Ajdabiya, some 170 southwest of Benghazi, and carried out a summary execution of 5 prisoners, turning a deaf ear to the ICC arrest warrant and the western countries that called for his handover.

Local sources from Ajdabiya said al-Werfalli executed the 5 prisoners by firing squad in broad daylight near Sayarat roundup, a marketplace for people to buy and sell cars.

The five victims had been tossed in the slammer
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
by so-called Ajdabiya Operation Room, the sources indicated.

The ICC issued an arrest warrant of the notorious Saiqa commander on August 15. Later, the front man of Dignity Operation, Ahmed al-Mismari, claimed that al-Werfalli had been arrested and was investigated by the military prosecutor.

Militia groups of Dignity Operation have voiced utter rejection to the arrest warrant.

Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [234 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


The Grand Turk
Three detained for ‘recruiting militants for ISIL’ in Turkey’s south
[Hurriyet Daily News] Police detained three suspects in the southern province of Adana on Sept. 8 for allegedly recruiting faceless myrmidons 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....
of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

Counter-terrorism police launched an operation supported by a police helicopter and special operation forces targeting suspects who had reportedly been recruiting faceless myrmidons for the jihadist group in the province in the early hours of the morning.

They later raided spotted houses while police armed with long-barreled weapons and armored vehicles took security measures around the addresses.

After conducting detailed searches at the addresses, three suspects were detained and taken to police headquarters for questioning following their health checks at the local forensics institute.

The jihadist group has carried out a series of deadly attacks in the country in recent years.

Security forces have so far detained more than 5,000 ISIS suspects and deported 3,290 foreign faceless myrmidons from 95 different countries, according to official figures.
Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


India-Pakistan
Military courts hand death sentence to 4 terrorists, confirms COAS
[DAWN] Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences of four bully boyz involved in killings of 16 individuals and injuring 8 others, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) blurb.

The bully boyz were involved in killings of innocent civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and armed forces, army's media wing said.

23 others have been awarded imprisonments "of various duration" by the military courts, according to the statement.

A Corps Commanders' Conference in General Headquarters (GHQ), chaired by Gen Bajwa, "discussed internal and external security situation of the country and progress of operation Raddul Fasaad," another ISPR blurb said.

Details of the convicts provided by ISPR:

Raiz Ahmed s/o Ghularam Khan
The convict was member of a banned
...the word banned seems to have a different meaning in Pakistain than it does in most other places. Or maybe it simply lacks any meaning at all...
organization
. He was involved in attacking LEAs and armed forces which resulted in death of eight police and frontier constabulary officials, and injuries of five police officials. He was also involved in destruction of the Government Middle School, Aligrama. A firearm was found in his possession. Ahmed admitted his offences before a magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

Hafeez ur Rehman s/o Habib ur Rehman
The convict was a member of a banned organization and was involved in killing of three civilians. He admitted his offences before a magistrate and the trial court. He was awarded death sentence.

Muhammad Saleem s/o Moslem Khan
The convict was member of a banned organization. He was involved in attacks on LEAs and armed forces which resulted in death of four soldiers and injured another. A firearm was found in his possession. Saleem admitted his offences before a magistrate and the trial court and was awarded death sentence.

Kifayat Ullah s/o Dilresh
The convict was member of a banned organization and involved in attack on armed forces which resulted in death of a soldier and injured 2 others. A firearm was found in his possession.He admitted his offences before a magistrate and the trial court and was awarded death sentence.
Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [189 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
174 Turkish ISIL militants surrendered in Iraq after liberation of Mosul, Tal Afar
[Hurriyet Daily News] A total of 174 Ottoman Turkish bully boyz of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) have surrendered to the Iraqi army, Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) and Peshmerga forces in Iraq after the liberation of djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
and Tal Afar from the jihadist group.

The situation of the Death Eaters, who surrendered with their families, are under close surveillance by The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
’s National Intelligence Agency (MIT), while security precautions on the border have been stepped up as a measure against ISIS bully boyz crossing into Turkey.

The jihadist group reportedly has started seeking new strategies after losing territories in Syria’s Raqqa and the entire control over the cities of Mosul and Tal Afar in Iraq. After operations in Iraq, many of the jihadists in the area fled to Syria, while half of them surrendered to different Iraqi groups and authorities.

Authorities have determined that there are 174 Turks among the ISIS bully boyz who surrendered to the Iraqi army, Hashd al-Shaabi and the Kurdish Peshmerga forces. While MIT is following the situation closely, the steps to be taken regarding the bully boyz will be determined in the upcoming days.

In addition, a warning was sent to Ottoman Turkish border units for them to be on high alert in case ISIS bully boyz attempted to infiltrate into the country.

"The ISIS terrorist organization has shown major losses with the latest operations. The bully boyz who are fleeing from the group, which is in the process of breaking down in Iraq and Syria, may enter Turkey through human smugglers or by disguising themselves as refugees," the notice read, adding that "necessary sensitivity on the issue must be shown."

Intelligence units, meanwhile, examined magazines, websites and social media accounts linked to ISIS, determining that ISIS "commanders" sent encrypted messages to the jihadists with orders for them to stage attacks wherever they are.

Turkey is reportedly among the targets of the bully boyz who are planning to stage "lone-wolf" attacks.

Ottoman Turkish authorities have been on high alert against ISIS and staging raids on jihadist cells. With the operations being carried out by intelligence and anti-terror units, some 2,907 people were detained over their links to ISIS in the first eight months of this year.

Elsewhere, it has emerged that two of the three sons of an academic have died while fighting alongside ISIS in Tal Afar.

An assistant professor from Dicle University, identified only by the initials S.I., in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir previously said the three boys had joined ISIS. Authorities have found that the boys, identified only as Suleyman Bengi and Dilar, had died in festivities.

Another one of the siblings, Dilsat, reportedly escaped the festivities in Tal Afar and crossed into Raqqa. He reached out to his family some 45 days ago and told them that he wanted to escape ISIS, but the group was executing those who attempted to do so.
Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [193 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Rumors Fly That Russia Has Dropped "The Father of All Bombs" in Syria
"A rumor has appeared on social media suggesting that Russia has dropped its most powerful non-nuclear bomb, nicknamed the Father of All Bombs, on ISIS terrorists in Syria. If confirmed, this would be the first time Russia has employed this weapon, which is has otherwise revealed very little about, in combat.

On Sept. 7, 2017, posts appeared on Twitter alleging that witnesses and activists near the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor, had seen the weapon in action.. As yet, though, there has been no reporting in English language Russian news outlets or an official statement from the Russian Ministry of Defense."
.....
The Russians say the complete weapon weighs just over 14,000 pounds and can create a blast equivalent to 44 tons of TNT. This would make it lighter, but more devastating that than U.S. Air Force’s 22,000 pound GBU-43/B Mother of All Bombs (MOAB), which the Russians were clearly referencing with their own nickname.

"Tests show its effectiveness and capabilities are comparable to nuclear weapons," Russian General Colonel Alexander Rukshin, then Deputy Chief of the country’s Armed Forces General Staff, said after the first field test on Sept. 11, 2007. "At the same time, the use of this weapon doesn’t damage or pollute the environment."

Russia claims that the Tu-160 Blackjack super-sonic heavy bomber is the primary means to delivering this massive bomb, but that seems highly unlikely. Official film of the test is heavily edited to show a Tu-160’s bomb bay opening, before cutting abruptly to what looks like the bomb falling way straight out the back of different plane.?
.....

Posted by: Anomalous Sources || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [677 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That would be "FAB"?
Posted by: Elmemble Angomonter3765 || 09/09/2017 1:30 Comments || Top||

#2  Seems to me a heavier casing would result in a sharper blast.
Posted by: gorb || 09/09/2017 2:51 Comments || Top||

#3  what is with the Russians and their inferiority complex? it just confirms their 2nd rate status.
Posted by: N guard || 09/09/2017 6:43 Comments || Top||

#4  N guard, I think that inferiority complex goes way back to the Czars and their feelings toward Europe. Maybe back to Ivan the terrible or my guess would be Peter the Great in the 18th century.
Posted by: AlanC || 09/09/2017 8:13 Comments || Top||

#5  ...I think the code name for this mission was Operation POTEMKIN.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/09/2017 8:19 Comments || Top||

#6  It goes back to 8th century - when Scandinavians on their (river) way to Constantinople started stopping & capturing local Slavs to sell as slaves in Constantinople. And later started to settle along the rivers and turn local Slavs into serfs. And it involves a 1000 years of invasions from both East & West - sometimes at the same time.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/09/2017 8:21 Comments || Top||

#7  making it AB FAB
Posted by: Kofi Wittlesbach1898 || 09/09/2017 8:31 Comments || Top||

#8  Ah yes; Potemkin, A change is gonna come.
Posted by: Dale || 09/09/2017 9:39 Comments || Top||

#9  Grom nailed it. The Russians don't feel safe without vassals on every side of them.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/09/2017 12:49 Comments || Top||

#10  Whew - for a minute there I thought this was gonna be a story on the Trump dossier.
Posted by: Raj || 09/09/2017 13:17 Comments || Top||

#11  As late as 1840 the armies of the Russian Tsar were invading the 'Stans and recovering Russian Slaves. The stories of Russian boys being sold as future eunuchs in Samarkand left quite a scar in the Russian psyche...
Posted by: magpie || 09/09/2017 13:48 Comments || Top||

#12  Vikings+free Slavs = modern Russians.
Got it!
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 09/09/2017 14:39 Comments || Top||

#13  But no seismograph reports. BS
Posted by: Elmoluper Speatch4876 || 09/09/2017 15:53 Comments || Top||

#14  A size isn't everything story...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/09/2017 17:30 Comments || Top||

#15  'Explosive diversity'!
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/09/2017 18:36 Comments || Top||


Russian airstrike kills around 40 ISIL militants in Syria, including one ‘linked to’ 2015 Paris attacks
[Hurriyet Daily News] Russia said on Sept. 8 to have killed several top commanders of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) group in an Arclight airstrike in Syria, including the "minister of war" who has a bounty on his head.

"As a result of a precision air strike of the Russian air forces in the vicinity of Deir al-Zor city, a command post, communication centre and some 40 ISIS fighters have been killed," the Russian defence ministry said in a statement posted on Facebook.

"According to confirmed data, among the killed fighters are four influential field commanders including Deir al-Zor emir Abu Mohammed al-Shimali," the ministry said.

Apart from smuggling the recruits into Syria, al-Shimali was named by "several European intelligence agencies" as one of the organizers of the fatal November 2015 Gay Paree attacks, the ministry added.

Media reports have previously indicated that French Sherlocks established that at least three of the attackers arrived to La Belle France via refugee roots, with at least one of them obtaining a fake passport from ISIS.

Al-Shimali (also known as Tirad al-Jarba) was an Iraqi-born 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...
citizen who defected from al-Qaeda to ISIS in 2015.

The same year, the U.S. State Department offered a bounty of up to $5 million for information leading to al-Shimali’s capture, describing him as "a key leader in ISIS’s Immigration and Logistics Committee" overseeing "smuggling activities, financial transfers, and the movement of supplies into Syria and Iraq from Europe, North Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula."
Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [232 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Russia claims killing of IS 'minister of war' in Syria
[DAWN] Russia claimed on Friday to have killed several top commanders of the murderous Moslem 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) group in an air strike in Syria, including the US-trained "minister of war" who has a $3 million bounty on his head.

"As a result of a precision air strike of the Russian air forces in the vicinity of Deir Ezzor city, a command post, communication centre and some 40 IS fighters have been killed," the Russian defence ministry said in a statement posted on Facebook.

"According to confirmed data, among the killed fighters are four influential field commanders including Deir Ezzor emir Abu Mohammed al-Shimali," the ministry said.

Gulmurod Khalimov, who is known as the IS group's minister of war and the highest-ranking defector from ex-Soviet Tajikistan, suffered a "fatal injury," it added.

Reports of Khalimov's death have surfaced before, and the Tajik interior ministry said that it could not immediately confirm the claim.

"We are working with our Russian colleagues to obtain reliable information," a front man told AFP.

But a front man for the Tajik security services, speaking to AFP, suggested that "this time around" he might have been killed.

"We're checking the information," he said.

In 2016, the United States offered a $3m bounty for information leading to Khalimov's location or arrest.

Russia's SU warplanes dropped "bunker buster" bombs on the fighters as they were meeting near Deir Ezzor to discuss how to respond to the advance of the Syrian army, Moscow said.

Backed by Russia, Syrian troops on Tuesday broke through a years-long siege imposed by IS faceless myrmidons on tens of thousands of civilians in Deir Ezzor.

The Times reported in April that Khalimov, described as the highest-ranking IS commander in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, had been killed in an Arclight airstrike.

The trained sniper and former colonel, he was apparently maimed in 2015 but survived.

He headed the Tajik interior ministry's special forces unit and received American training before joining IS in 2015, pledging allegiance to the jihadist group in a video released in May 2015.

In the footage he warned that he and other IS recruits based in the Middle East were "coming" for brass hats in the mainly Moslem Tajikistan, including long-ruling President Emomali Rakhmon.

The high-profile defection rocked the country.

Last year, his second wife, herself a former interior ministry official, fled Tajikistan with her three young children to join Khalimov in Syria.

His eldest son, 18-year-old Bekhruz, also tried to join his father in Syria but was detained at the Dushanbe airport, and sentenced this summer to 10 years in prison.

In July, police in Tajikistan killed four of Khalimov's relatives in a shootout, an interior ministry source has said, and three other relatives were detained.

The source claimed that all of those killed or detained were IS "supporters" and said they were intending to flee to neighbouring Afghanistan, but did not offer any proof to back up the claims.

Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


300 ISIS fighters stranded in the desert, as bait to target jihadists
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its 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 Death Eaters attempting to evacuate members stranded in the Syrian desert are being pummeled by US-led coalition air strikes, the military said Thursday.
This can't be making the Syrians too very unhappy.
'Like moths to a flame,' coalition spokesperson Army Col. Ryan S. Dillon told the military publication Stars and Stripes.

Dillon said that at least 40 vehicles belonging to ISIS have attempted to rescue the stranded jihadists, including armored technical vehicles and a tank disguised as a truck.

'We were able to continue to just observe and pick them off one at a time,' Dillion said.

At least 300 ISIS bandidos Death Eaters and about as many women and kiddies have been marooned in the Syrian desert over the past 10 days, who were seeking passage out of an enclave on the Leb-Syria border after surrendering and brokering a deal with the Lebanese Shi'ite turban group Hezbollah.

But the United States, which was not party to the deal, quickly marshaled coalition forces to halt their progress, and began targeting routes and roadways to Death Eater-held areas farther east.

Airstrikes on roadways and bridges have now left around 11 buses stranded in the middle of nowhere in between Syrian regime and ISIS-held territory on the border with Iraq.

Militants who attempted to execute a scouting mission in recent days were also targeted in Arclight airstrikes after they strayed far enough from the buses to avoid killing civilians.

In all, 85 ISIS fighters have been killed by coalition forces since the convoy was halted.

The US has also disputed claims by Syrian opposition activists that some members of the convoy have made it safely to a nearby turban stronghold.

The convoy 'has not ... and will not reach Iraq,' Brett McGurk, special presidential envoy for the coalition, said Wednesday on Twitter.

The US has also allowed Syrian regime forces to send food and supplies to the stranded convoy.
Posted by: Fred || 09/09/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [399 views] Top|| File under:

#1  'Like moths to a flame,' coalition spokesperson Army Col. Ryan S. Dillon told the military publication Stars and Stripes.

Kinetic Bugzapper
Posted by: Frank G || 09/09/2017 10:47 Comments || Top||



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