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Tennessee Church Shooter Suspect Identified As 25-Year-Old From Sudan
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Afghanistan
Key Taliban leader Janat Gul among several dead, wounded in Laghman clash
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Several Talibs including a key leader of the group are among several killed or maimed during the clash in eastern Laghman
...It has a population of about 445,600, which is multi-ethnic and mostly a rural society. During the invasions of Alexander the Great, the area was known as Lampaka, wich is apparently Olde Macedonian for Laghman.The city of Mihtarlam serves as the bucolic capital of the province. The population is half Pashtun, the remainder Tadjik and Pashai. It had a reputionagreat wealth until it was conquered in the tenth century by Abu Mansur Sabuktigin.
He conquered it and set fire to the places in its vicinity which were inhabited by infidels, and demolishing the idol-temples, he established Islam in them, He marched and captured other cities and killed the polluted wretches, destroying the idolatrous and gratifying the Musulmans. After wounding and killing beyond all measure, his hands and those of his friends became cold in counting the value of the plundered property.
province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials, the hard boy suffered casualties during the clash that took place between the Afghan cops and the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
Lions of Islam in Alisheng district.

The provincial government media office in a statement confirmed the clash and said at least eight hard boyz were killed and five others were maimed during the festivities.

The statement further added that a key leader of the Taliban group identified as Janat Gul was among those maimed.

Janat Gul is a prominent Taliban leader who was involved in various terrorist related activities including roadside kaboomings, execution of the civilians, and major attacks in this province, the statement added.

According to the provincial government, at least one Afghan policeman also lost his life and three others were maimed during the festivities.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban and ISIS hideouts targeted in deadly airstrikes and night operation
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A series of deadly Arclight airstrikes were carried out by the foreign forces on ISIS hideouts 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 as the Afghan Special Forces conducted a special night raid on a hideout of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
in the same province, leaving several bandidos gunnies dead, including a local leader of the Taliban.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the foreign forces jets and unmanned aerial vehicles targeted the ISIS hideouts in Achin district, leaving at least seven ISIS bandidos gunnies dead.

The statement further added that the Arclight airstrikes were carried out in Bandar, Deewana Baba, Wach Kot, and Nargos areas.

Several weapons of the terror group were also eliminated during the Arclight airstrikes, the provincial government added.

In the meantime, in another operation conducted by the Afghan Special Forces late on Friday night in Bati Kot district, at least three bandidos gunnies of the Taliban group, including one of their local leaders were killed.

According to the provincial government, the operation was conducted in Anbar Khana area of Bati Kot district.

The Afghan forces also incarcerated
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
nine suspects during the operation and have taken them to custody for further investigations, the provincial government added.

The anti-government armed holy warrior groups have not commented regarding the reports so far.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Night operations? The Caped Karzai Crusader will be outraged!

as soon as he awakes from his opium stupor
Posted by: Frank G || 09/25/2017 11:51 Comments || Top||


Car bomber hits NATO convoy in Afghanistan, wounds five civilians
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Five civilians were maimed when a boom-mobileer attacked a Danish convoy belonging to the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
-led international mission in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday, security officials said.

Captain William Salvin, a front man for NATO’s Resolute Support mission, confirmed an attack had occurred and said a team was on the scene to recover the vehicle.

"There are no Resolute Support casualties as a result of the kaboom," Salvin he said in an emailed statement.

Afghan security officials said a boom-mobile had been used in the attack on the convoy.
Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [147 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Someday, with a more developed military,and in a less primitive country, somebody will figure out how to deal with this.
Posted by: Pappy || 09/25/2017 12:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Was it a side of the road bomb or a driven bomb?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 09/25/2017 14:59 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Al Shabaab Executes Three Kenyan Fighters For Spying
[RADIOSHABELLE] Foreign fighters serving in the Al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
militia are living in fear after three Kenyans were early this month publicly beheaded after being accused of spying.

The executions of the three on 10 September in Jillib have caused anxiety and fear among imported muscle within Al-Shabaab ranks. This brings to seven the number of Kenyan fighters executed in Somalia on suspicion of spying.

Kenyan intelligence reports reveal that Al-Shabaab leadership ordered public beheading of the three Kenyans identified as Abdullah Talal Musa, Jared Mukayo Omambia and Hashim Othman Selali for spying on the group.

The long-running mistrust of imported muscle by the local in Somalia is reported to have led to emergence of factions within the terror organization whose fortunes have continued to dwindle.

The hard boy group is battling disintegration due to its different factions which include those that still pledge allegiance to Al Qaeda, the team seeking support from 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) and the group that seeks to have an independent Al-Shabaab that only comprises indigenous Somalis.

"The existence of these factions is causing friction and animosity among members with Kenyan and imported muscle bearing the brunt of it all," read the Intelligence report.

Fear of displacement by the new local and imported muscle is among the reasons some forces of Evil are fighting against the change.

In addition to displacement, those supporting indigenous fighters claim that the terror group appears to have lost its vision now that they are involved in killing innocent Somalis, raping women and abusing drugs and alcohol," the report further states.

Supporters of one faction linked to the Islamic State led by Ahmed Gurey (head of imported muscle who is an American with a bounty of Sh5 million on his head) are angling towards ISIS as a source of funding.

Another faction of imported muscle is led by a Kenyan, Amir Salman, who is often in conflict with the Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Diriye over the killing of Kenyan fighters.

The report further says some forces of Evil suspect that he too is an agent of the Kenyan Government.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Puntland Forces Capture Weapons-Laden Boat From Yemen
[RADIOSHABELLE] Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
seized a boat loaded with weapons from Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
in Saturday’s early hours, the regional maritime police chief said.

Puntland authorities displayed dozens of anti-aircraft guns, machine guns, AK-47 rifles and dozens of boxes of ammunition seized from the boat after it was stopped in coastal waters off the Horn of Africa region.

The journey of the small vessel, known as Al Faruq, was tracked from Yemen by European maritime forces patrolling sea lanes off Somalia, Abdirahman Mohamud Hassan, the director general of Puntland maritime police force, told Rooters.

He said they had seized other boatloads of arms destined for 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....
and al-Shabaab
... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia...
gunnies active in Somalia though on this occasion the cargo was believed to be owned by arms smugglers who would have sold them at local retail outlets.

"Today, we suspect traders own these weapons, but we shall investigate further," he said.

Puntland has been hit by heavy fighting in recent months as al-Shabaab and a splinter group linked to Islamic State attacked government troops around the Galagala hills, 30 km southeast of the regional capital Bosaso.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Three Dead, Several Wounded In Gunfight Near Beledweyne
[RADIOSHABELLE] At least three people were killed, several others maimed in a heavy shootout near Beledweyne city, about 350km north of Somali capital, Mogadishu on Friday.

Jamal Isack Abdulle, the administrator of Far-libah village, told Radio Shabelle that the battle occurred at a rural area, located about 75Km away from Beledweyne city.

"The shootout broke out between the bully boyz and government forces at an area near Beledweyne on Friday, killing at least 3 and wounding several others," said Abdulle.

Some reports said, the combat flared up between local bandidos murderous Moslems and Al shabaab fighters at El Adde in Hiiraan region. However,
it was a brave man who first ate an oyster...
Al shabaab did not comments on the fighting.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
US air strikes kill 17 ISIL fighters in Libya
[Al Jazeera] Six US air strikes on an ISIS desert camp in Libya killed 17 fighters and destroyed three vehicles, the first American attack in Libya since 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...
took office in January.

US Africa Command said in a statement on Sunday that strikes on Friday targeted a camp 240km southeast of Sirte, a city that was once 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 stronghold in Libya.

The camp was used to move fighters in and out of Libya, plot attacks and store weapons, the statement said.

"ISIS and al-Qaeda have taken advantage of ungoverned spaces in Libya to establish sanctuaries for plotting, inspiring and directing terror attacks," it said, using another acronym for ISIS.

The strikes were carried out in coordination with Libya's Government of National Accord, it added.

A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
, said the air raids were carried out by armed drones.

The last-known US strike in Libya was on January 19, a day before Trump's inauguration, when more than 80 ISIS fighters, some believed to be plotting attacks in Europe, died in US air strikes on camps outside Sirte.

That attack was led by two B-2 bombers, which dropped about 100 precision-guided munitions on the camps.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


UN peacekeepers killed in Mali explosion
[Al Jazeera] At least three United Nations
...an idea whose time has gone...
soldiers have been killed and five others seriously maimed by an bomb that detonated as they were escorting a convoy in Mali, according to the West African nation's peacekeeping mission.

The convoy was travelling between the towns of Anefis and Gao in Mali's volatile north when the kaboom occurred at around 07:00 GMT, a statement from the mission, MINUSMA, said, adding that the corpse count was provisional.

"Our thoughts go firstly to the families and loved ones. We pledge our complete support to them during this painful ordeal," Koen Davidse, the head of MINUSMA, said. "The mission will use all means to ensure that justice is rendered."

The UN did not immediately release the nationalities of the soldiers.

Despite a 2013 French-led military intervention that drove back gangs - some with links to al-Qaeda - who seized control of Mali's desert north a year earlier, the area remains plagued by violence.

MINUSMA began operations in 2013, providing security to and assisting Malian troops. Attacks on UN troops there have made MINUSMA the world body's deadliest peacekeeping mission.

Last month, gunnies attacked the peacekeeping force's headquarters in the northern city of Timbuktu killing at least seven people and injuring seven others.

On June 8, at least three UN peacekeepers from Guinea were killed in an assault near their base in Kidal.

The Group to Support Islam and Moslems, a fusion of three gangs with previous al-Qaeda links that is also known as Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Moslemeen in Arabic, claimed that attack.

The violence has also prompted five West African countries, known as G5 Sahel, to launch a new multinational force to fight gangs in the Sahel region
... North Africa's answer to the Pak tribal areas...
The new regional anti-terror force is set to include as many as 5,000 soldiers, with one battalion each from Mali, Mauritania, 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...
, Niger and Chad.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa

#1  Eventually, the outraged fathers are going to get you.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 09/25/2017 6:17 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Houthis hold 21 journalists in coastal cities
Aden- Journalists in Yemen are the subject to ongoing oppression and tragic setback as insurgency militias exercise brutal authority inhibiting the press.

Iran-allied Houthi militias along with armed loyalists backing ousted president Ali Abdullah Saleh have employed coercive control against the Sana’a-based government news agency and independent partisan outlets since the start of the coup.

Meanwhile, voices are raised demanding the release of journalists detained by coup militias, the number of captives rose to 21 journalists last week.

Houthi militias arrested a number of pro-coup journalists, most of which advocating Saleh loyalists forces.

Despite the coup’s so-called Supreme Political Council President Saleh al-Samad ordering the release of Yahya Abdel-Raqib al-Jubeihi who is both journalist and university professor that was sentenced by the Houthi court to death for his anti-coup views, he remains in lock up.

Samad also issued directives to free remaining detained journalists, but none of the orders were followed with action.

Al-Maqri, a journalist imprisoned by the extremist al-Qaeda off-shoot AQAP, is still held in captivity. He was kidnapped by the terror group in Hadramout before pro-government forces, backed by the Saudi-led Arab coalition, liberated the city of Mukalla and other coastal cities in April 2016.

According to Nabil al-Asidi, a member of the Yemeni Syndicate of Journalists, “most detainees in the hands of militias are subjected to torture, psychological trauma, and are suffering from many diseases.”

“Militias refuse to treat them or offer them medical assistance,” Asidi told Asharq Al-Awsat.

“Veteran journalist Yahya al-Jubeihi, sentenced to death, suffers from severe asthma and deteriorating health conditions.”

“Abdel Rahim Mohsen, kidnapped by the militia while receiving treatment in a hospital in Rahda city and has fallen into coma repeatedly as a result of continued torture and violent interrogation,” Asidi cited information received by the syndicate.

“As for the statement on the coup granting a general amnesty for all journalists and ordering their release, including the journalist al-Jubeihi, the syndicate stresses that it is their right to be free, and not a privilege to be granted by coup militias,” he said.

“The kidnapping and arrest by the militias constitute a crime against the law and those militias are violating perpetrators, yet we are still waiting for the truth behind their promises to release journalists and give them the freedom they deserve,” he added.
Posted by: badanov || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  "Journalists" in Yemen are as unbiased and nonpartisan as they are in America.
Posted by: Frank G || 09/25/2017 8:49 Comments || Top||


Down Under
Two yoots 'not from area' charged after brawl on Cronulla Beach - locals fear another race riot
[DailyMail]
  • About 50 'Middle Eastern' men were involved in a violent brawl over a girl on Cronulla Beach on Saturday

  • Four men were arrested and two were charged and will appear in court

  • It has angered locals who took to social media to vent their fears of another riot

  • Many spoke of large groups of men catching the train to the popular beach

  • Regular police patrols around the beach to continue through the warmer months

  • In December 2005, thousands violently rallied in the area following tensions between groups from out of the area and locals
    Back then it was "Lebanese" vs. "Anglo Saxons". The Lebanese had become notorious for roaming Cronulla Beach harassing girls and intimidating all and sundry, and all and sundry finally had enough. Cronulla has been a name to conjure with in Australia ever since.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


Home Front: WoT
Tennessee Church Shooter Suspect Identified As 25-Year-Old From Sudan
[DAILYCALLER] Nashville Police have identified the suspect of a mass shooting at a church Sunday morning as 25-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samson.

Samson is being charged with murder and multiple counts of attempted murder in the attack that killed one and left at least seven other people injured at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, a town just south of Nashville, Tenn.

Samson is a bodybuilder who attended high school in Tennessee and is originally from Karthoum, Sudan, according screenshots of the suspect’s Facebook page obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation before the account was taken down. Police say he is a legal resident and came to the U.S. in the 1990s.

"Everything you’ve ever doubted or made to be believe as false, is real. & vice versa, B" Samson wrote in his final post, around 11 a.m. CST.

Samson posted photos of himself posing at a gym Sunday morning, with the caption "Unrestricted, paroxysm."

A Nashville Police Department front man said the shooter entered the church after 11 a.m. CST wearing a neoprene ski mask. One woman was shot in the parking lot before the shooter entered the church and opened fire on about 42 people still inside.

One church member, 22-year-old Caleb Engle, confronted the shooter before being pistol whipped in the face. Engle then went to his car to retrieve a gun, which he has under a concealed carry license.

Engle returned to the church to confront the gunman again. The gunman shot himself in the face when the man returned, possibly by accident.

"He’s the hero here," Nashville police chief Steve Anderson said. "He’s the person who stopped this madness in its tracks."
Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [225 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Steroids, or something else...
Posted by: Pappy || 09/25/2017 13:00 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Pak army takes control of forward posts as Rangers flee after BSF retaliation
[Daily Excelsior] As the Rangers were unable to face the BSF onslaught along the International Border and had to desert some of the forward posts, Pakistain army has taken control of few posts of Pak Rangers in three Sectors of Chappar, Harpal and Charwa in Sialkot district while as two Army jawans were maimed when a mortar shell went kaboom! close to their post in Balakote sector of Mendhar tehsil in Poonch district in wee hours of this morning.

"There have been confirmed inputs with the Intelligence agencies that after Pakistain suffered heavy losses, both in terms of casualties and infrastructure on the International Border at the hands of BSF, Pakistain Government seems to have directed their army to take control of some of the forward posts, which had been deserted by the Rangers in view of intense retaliatory shelling and firing by India," sources told the Excelsior.

Asserting that Pakistain has been completely baffled by heavy retaliation this time by the BSF in which nearly 20 Paks including seven Rangers have been eliminated so far, sources said the Rangers had deserted number of forward posts at Chappar, Harpal and Charwa sector opposite Ramgarh, Arnia and RS Pura during past three to four days prompting Pakistain army to take control of the posts.

Nearly, 50,000 villagers in forward areas of Pakistain have already deserted their houses on the International Border and taken shelter in safer areas, sources pointed out.

After suffering heavy losses, Pakistain is reported to have requested the BSF for flag meeting.

Sources said the BSF was ready to meet with any eventuality on the International Border. It has already given very effective response to Pakistain, during past 10 days of shelling in which apart from casualties suffered by the Rangers, both fatal and non-fatal, a number of posts and bunkers of the Rangers in forward areas have also been decimated.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, Butch clutched at his leg. Son of a Breech! he exclaimed with feeling......
even as there was no major ceasefire violation along the International Border in all three shelling affected Sectors of Ramgarh in Samba district and Arnia and RS Pura in Jammu district last night, the migration from border areas continued unabated with around 5,000 more people leaving their homes for safer areas, taking total number of migrants colonists to about 25,000. However,
corruption finds a dozen alibis for its evil deeds...
very few people have taken shelter in the Government designated migrant camps while majority of people left for the houses of their relatives and friends.

However,
corruption finds a dozen alibis for its evil deeds...
most of the people visit their houses during the day to feed cattle and again return to safer areas in the evening. Many people, who have constructed bunkers in their houses or have concrete heavy boundary walls, continued to stay put in their houses, braving shelling and firing.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Army kills 3 fidayeen, foils Uri Brigade type attack
[Daily Excelsior] Army today killed three fidayeen in Kalgi area near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district and prevented last year’s Uri Brigade headquarter type attack in which 19 Army personnel were killed.

General Officer Comma-nding (GOC) 19 Division of Army Major General RP Kalita told Excelsior that they had inputs for long that hard boyz are trying to carry out fidayeen attack in Uri this month.

"We were already alert. Last night, we got information about presence of three holy warriors in Kalgi area of Uri and we launched an operation that resulted in the encounter. There were 19 houses in the area and we tried to avert any collateral damage and in the evening we neutralized all the three terrorists", said Major General Kalita.

"They seem to be newly infiltrated and must have come two nights before they were trapped in the village. We have recovered three bodies and weapons and operation is over. However,
some men learn by reading. A few learn by observation. The rest have to pee on the electric fence for themselves...
we will continue searches of the area to look for other items they must have been carrying", the GOC said.

However,
some men learn by reading. A few learn by observation. The rest have to pee on the electric fence for themselves...
sources said that Army had inputs that hard boyz were planning a major attack on Army installations in Uri area for long and they had planned it for the month of September.

And last night, Army’s 4 Para, 8 Rashtriya Rifles, 21 Sikh, 53 CRPF and Jammu and Kashmire Police launched a massive operation in Kalgi area in Uri after receiving a specific input about the movement of these Lion of Islams.

Early in the morning, security forces rescued a family where one of the hard boyz was hiding and later the Lion of Islam was killed in the shootout. Another Lion of Islam was hiding in the Masjid and he was later killed and third one was killed this evening. Three AK series rifles, 10 AK magazines, 10 grenades, one UBGL and other war like stores were recovered from their possession.

A police front man said that during night, it was found that one of the hard boyz had forcibly entered into a civilian home and had taken the family members as hostage. "In the early morning, the civilians were rescued and the terrorist was eliminated. Hunt for two other holy warriors was launched and one terrorist was found to have taken refuge in a local mosque. Therefore keeping in view the sanctity of the mosque, a J&K Police team entered into the mosque and without causing any harm to mosque, eliminated this terrorist as well. The third terrorist was also killed later", police said.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [137 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies


Security forces kill 3 suspects during alleged encounter in Dera Ismail Khan
[DAWN] Security forces on Sunday claimed to have killed three suspected turbans in Gara Madda near Dera Ismail Khan
... the Pearl of Pashtunistan ...
, the military media wing reported.

A blurb issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated that the law enforcement agencies were carrying out a search operation in Gara Madda area when the alleged encounter took place.

The officials signalled three people, riding a bike, to stop but they reportedly resorted to firing on the security personnel, ensuing an encounter, claimed ISPR.

All the three suspects were killed by the security officials during the alleged encounter whereas the security personnel remained unhurt.

The dear departed were later identified as Iqbal, Waheed, and Majid, said ISPR, adding that Iqbal was reportedly carrying a head money of Rs1 million.
Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under: TTP


‘Khalifat is coming’: ISIS flag seen on Islamabad highway
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] An ISIS flag was seen hoisted up on one of Islamabad’s main highways on Sunday with the saying ‘Khalifat is coming’ written on the bottom.

CCTV footage could not identify the men who had placed the flag, which has since been taken down.

The flag was placed over a billboard on a pedestrian bridge on a highway near Iqbal town.

Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  One hundred years ago they were hankering for this as well. Yearning for Arab masters. Some things never change.

Honestly, how messed up must your brain be to want to be ruled by clowns like Baghdadi?
Posted by: John Frum || 09/25/2017 10:21 Comments || Top||


Iraq
5 die in fighting in Babil
Babil (IraqiNews.com) Five persons were killed, while a sixth was wounded on Sunday evening in an armed attack in central Hillah town, in Babil, a security source said.

“Unknown gunmen in vehicles opened fire on people on street 60 in Hillah, leaving five killed and the sixth wounded,” the source told Baghdad Today.

The victims and the injured used to live in southern Baghdad before moving to Babil.
Posted by: badanov || 09/25/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under:


Iraqi Warbirds continue airstrikes in Kirkuk
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi fighter jets carried out on Sunday intensified airstrikes targeting Islamic State’s headquarters in south of Kirkuk, a source said.

Speaking to AlSumaria News on Sunday, the source said, “Iraqi jets shelled in the evening pivotal IS locations in al-Rashad and the vicinity of Taza region, south of Kirkuk.”

The source, who preferred anonymity, added that locations included the group’s headquarters.

“The air raids were based on coordination between Iraqi intelligence services which provided data about those locations,” the source added. “One of those targeted headquarters is the so-called Kirkuk State, which was completely-destroyed.”

Earlier on the day, the Joint Operations Command announced completing the first phase of operations to recapture Hawija, the group’s holdout in southwestern Kirkuk.

Launched last week, the operation managed to take over al-Zab river region, the northern part of Makhoul mountains and several villages west of Tigris River.

On Thursday, Brig. Gen. Yahia Rasoul, spokesman of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command said the number of Islamic State members in Hawija falls between 800 and 1500. On the same day, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and the Joint Operations Command announced launch of first phase of operations to liberate Hawija and western Shirqat.

Hawija and other neighboring regions, west of Kirkuk, have been held by IS since mid-2014, when the group emerged to proclaim an Islamic “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria.
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9 ISIS Bad Guys smoked in attack in Salahuddin
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi troops have killed Islamic State militants while repelling an attack in Salahuddin province, a commander said.

“Nine militants, including a leader, attempted attacking security troops deployed near al-Zarka bridge, west of Tuz Khurmatu. However, troops managed to repulse the attack and kill them in an airstrike,” Maj. Gen. Mazhar al-Azzawi, commander of Dijla Operations, told Alghad Press on Sunday.

“Troops deployed between Salahuddin and Diyala are taking measures to control the situation,” he added.

IS holds pivotal regions that link between each of Diyala, Salahuddin and Kirkuk, posing threats to the liberated regions.

On Saturday, Federal Police announced liberation of eastern Shirqat, the group’s holdout in north of Salahuddin.

225 militants had been killed since the launch of operations in Shirqat, Jawdat previously announced. The group reportedly started collective executions of members who attempted to flee battles in Salahuddin to Hawija, the group’s stronghold in neighboring Kirkuk where parallel security operations are running to retake militants-held regions.

The Iraqi army said in September its forces recaptured the western coast of Shirqat, located south of Mosul, on the west bank of the Tigris river, after being surrounded for months by Iraqi troops and the pro-government Shi’ite militias.
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Iraqi militia dies in small arms fight in Ibrahim Benali


Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A tribal fighter was killed on Sunday when gunmen attacked him west of Baghdad, a security source was quoted saying.

Iraqi website Alghad Press quoted the source saying that unknown gunmen opened fire at a member of the Tribal Mobilization, a Sunni paramilitary force fighting extremist groups alongside the government, in Ibrahim Benali, a neighborhood west of the capital, killing him immediately.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
East Jerusalem resident arrested for incitement
[Ynet] A 35-years-old resident of east Jerusalem was jugged
I ain't sayin' nuttin' widdout me mout'piece!
on the eve of Rosh Hashanah on suspicion of threats, incitement and support for a terrorist organization.

He was interrogated on suspicion of incitement for a long list of publications he distributed through his Facebook page.

The Jerusalem Magistrate's Court released the man to house arrest under restrictive conditions, but the District Court accepted the appeal filed by the police and extended his detention until Wednesday.

The court further ruled that the suspect would undergo a psychiatric examination.
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Russian strikes said to kill 45 Syrian rebels in Idlib
[IsraelTimes] Russian air strikes kill 45 members of a rebel group in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor says Sunday.

It is unclear why the strikes, which took place Saturday, targeted members of the Faylaq al-Sham rebel group, which has taken part in peace talks supervised by Moscow in the Kazakh capital Astana.

The strikes hit the group in the province of Idlib, which is part of a so-called "de-confliction" zone agreed in a deal between Syrian regime allies Russia and Iran, and rebel backer The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
The Observatory initially reported a lower toll, but says the figure had risen as bodies were recovered after the strike on one of the rebel group’s headquarters on the outskirts of the village of Tal Mardikh.

Faylaq al-Sham is an Islamist rebel group considered close to the Moslem Brüderbund movement, and has fought against the former al-Qaeda affiliate that now effectively controls nearly all of Idlib.

A front man for Faylaq al-Sham confirmed the group’s headquarters had been targeted, despite their participation in the last round of talks in Astana.
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Russian general dies in artillery attack in Deir Ezzor
MOSCOW: A Russian general was killed while battling Daesh group militants near the eastern Syrian city of Deir Ezzor, Moscow’s defense ministry said Sunday.

“Division general Valeri Assapov was killed when a shell exploded during shelling by IS fighters,” the ministry was quoted as saying by local media, adding that the officer was serving as an adviser to Syrian government troops.

The ministry said Assapov would be posthumously decorated for his service.

Deir Ezzor province, on Syria’s eastern border with Iraq, is rich with oil and gas fields that served as a key revenue stream for Daesh at the peak of its power.

Russia intervened in support of the Damascus government in September 2015 and has been assisting regime forces in an assault on Deir Ezzor from the west.
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Iranian armed drones strike ISIS near Syria-Iraq borders
[ALMASDARNEWS] Armed drones of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps conducted several deadly attacks against positions and equipment 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....
in the Syrian Desert near the borders with Iraq.

The precise dronezaps destroyed two command centers, 1 tank and 1 gas station for the terror group, in addition to leaving scores of the jihadists killed and injured.

This aerial bombardment comes as part of a wider military operation codenamed "Wa al-Fajr 3" launched by the Syrian Army an allied forces, which aims at ousting the terror group from ISIS hard boyz and re-capturing the bordering city of Al Bukamal.
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Russians launch airstrikes in Aleppo for the first time in 5 months
[ALMASDARNEWS] For the first in five months, the Russian Air Force has launched Arclight airstrikes over the Aleppo Governorate, a military source told al-Masdar News this afternoon.

According to a military report, the Russian Air Force targeted Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s positions in the western countryside of Aleppo.

In particular, the Russian Air Force carried out Arclight airstrikes over the town of Kafr Halab and strategic Regiment 46 Base near the Idlib Governorate border.
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Syrian Army showcases newly liberated towns in east Homs
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army scored a big advance in the eastern countryside of the Homs Governorate week, liberating several areas from 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....
(ISIS) terror organization.

Led by the 5th Legion and 18th Tank Division, the Syrian Arab Army liberated the towns of Mazyan al-Baqar and Abu Jurays after a short battle with the Islamic State forces in central Syria.

Local journalists on Sunday released several pictures from the two towns, showcasing the Syrian Army’s control over the area and the expulsion of the Islamic State terrorists.
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Iran launches war games near Iraqi Kurdistan border
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Iranian forces have launched war games in an area near the border with Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday, a day before a Kurdish independence referendum in the region.

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
also said on Sunday its aircraft launched Arclight airstrikes against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq’s Gara region on Saturday after spotting bandidos bully boyz preparing to attack Ottoman Turkish military outposts on the border.

Iraq’s powerful neighbors, Iran and Turkey, strongly oppose the Kurdish vote as they fear could fuel separatism among their own Kurds. Iran also supports Shiite groups who have been ruling or holding key security and government positions in Iraq since the 2003 US-led invasion which toppled Saddam Hussein.

The Kurdistan Regional Government has resisted calls by the United Nations
...an organization which on balance has done more bad than good, with the good not done well and the bad done thoroughly...
, the United States and Britannia to delay the referendum who fear it could further destabilize the region.

Iranian State broadcaster IRIB said military drills, part of annual events held in Iran to mark the beginning of the 1980-1988 war with Iraq, are centered in the Oshnavieh border region. The war games will include artillery, armored and airborne units, it said.

Clashes with Iranian Kurdish bully boy groups based in Iraq are fairly common in the border area.
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Terror Networks
The Beatings Will Continue: Iraqi Edition


ISIS executes 3 Yutes in Anbar

Qaim (IraqiNews.com) Three civilians were executed by Islamic State militants in west of Anbar over collaboration with security services, a security source said.

“IS executed on Sunday three youths in Qaim, Anbar, after detaining them on Saturday evening in al-Karabla region over accusation of communicating with security troops,” the source told Alghad Press.

At least 10 Islamic State militants reportedly fled the town toward unknown destinations on Saturday

Earlier on the day, the group reportedly executed 28 militants, along with the leader, in Syria’s al-BuKamal as they fled after security troops advanced in Annah town in Anbar.

Iraqi army announced the total recapture of the town, invaded last week, hours after recapturing neighboring Rayhana area.

According to military media, up to 30 militants were killed since offensives launched.

Last week, Iraqi joint troops liberated Akashat region, between Rutba town, on borders with Jordan, and Qaim, on borders with Syria.

Anbar’s western towns of Annah, Qaim and Rawa have been held by the extremist group since 2014, when it occupied one third of Iraq to proclaim a self-styled Islamic “Caliphate”. Iraqi troops were able to return life back to normal in the biggest cities of Anbar including Fallujah, Ramadi and others after recapturing them in 2015 and 2016.
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