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British jihadi Sally Jones killed by US drone strike fleeing ISIS hell
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Afghanistan
Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Helmand operations, claims MoD
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
bully boyz have suffered heavy casualties during the operations of the Afghan cops in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Wednesday.

According to a statement by MoD, the Afghan cops conducted various operations in the past 24 hours but the heavy casualties were inflicted on the bully boyz in Helmand province.

The statement further added that a total of 65 bully boyz were killed during the period out of which around 23 of them were killed in Helmand.

The operations in Helmand province were conducted in Nad-e-Ali and Bashran area in the scenic provincial capital of Lashkargah city.

At least 19 Taliban bully boyz were also maimed during the same operations, MoD said, adding that the remaining bully boyz were killed in Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
, Paktia, Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
, Pashtun-infested Logar, Ghazni, Kandahar, Uruzgan, Ghohr, Badghis, Balkh, Jawzjan, Faryab, Kunduz, Badakhshan and Baghlan.

According to the ministry of defense, the Afghan national defense and security forces conducted a total of 14 clearance, 9 Special Operations, and 7 Arclight airstrikes.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Premature explosion among the Taliban leaves 13 militants dead, wounded
At least thirteen Taliban insurgents were killed or wounded after an Improvised Explosive Device went off prematurely among the several Taliban insurgents in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan.

According to the officials of the 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the East, the incident took place in Alingar district as the militants were planting an improvised explosive device on a roadside.

The officials further added that five insurgents including a commander of the Taliban identified as Mawlavi Qasim were killed and eight others were wounded.

The militants were attempting to plant improvised explosive devices on a roadside in Dara-e-Sangar area, the officials added.

[Khaama (Afghanistan)]
Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [250 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Doesn't sound premature at all, but right on time, as if somebody triggered it.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/12/2017 9:26 Comments || Top||

#2  That's funny right there, I don't care who you are.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/12/2017 13:32 Comments || Top||

#3  Those ISIS wimps just test their recruits by kicking them in the groin. The manly Taliban test theirs by blowing them up!
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 10/12/2017 14:51 Comments || Top||


Gunmen attack the spokesman of Balkh governor in Mazar-e-Sharif city
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Unknown button men carried out an attack on the Balkh governor’s front man in the scenic provincial capital Mazar-e-Sharif city.

According to the local security officials, the incident took place earlier today in the vicinity close to the residence of Munir Ahmad Farhad.

Provincial police chief Abdul Raziq Qaderi confirmed the incident and said the attack was carried out by a couple of button men riding a cycle of violence.

He said Mr. Farhad has sustained injuries in the attack but his condition is satisfactory.

According to Qaderi, the button men have managed to flee the area but the security forces have launched an operation for the apprehension of the assailants.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
4 Taliban commanders die in Herat
At least four key Taliban commanders were killed in an operation by Afghan commandos in western Herat province on Tuesday, local officials confirmed on Wednesday.

The operation was launched in Gozara district of the province and the forces also “seized weapons during the operation,” a spokesman for 207th Zafar Military Corps Abdul Qayoum Nuristani said.

However, he did not provide further details.

The Taliban have not yet commented over the operation.
Posted by: badanov || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [183 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Subsaharan
Mattis: Pentagon Reviewing Africa Patrol Rules
[Free Beacon] TAMPA, Fla.‐Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday that the Pentagon will review procedures used by patrolling special operations commandos in the aftermath of a deadly ambush in the African nation of Niger.

Four U.S. Army Green Berets were killed and two wounded in the Oct. 4 attack by suspected Islamist State terrorists in the southwestern part of the country.

"A patrol that is an area where the enemy has not operated before was ambushed and hit hard," Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Tampa. "And within 30 minutes the French airplanes were overhead."

Mattis said the French aircraft were "fast movers with bombs on them ready to help." Additionally, helicopters also were used to support the commandos.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/12/2017 05:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [287 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Unless I missed it, no mention made in the article, but potentially relevant to the review:

How to get a drone permit in Nigeria. Hint: It could kill you
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/12/2017 5:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Is it true the French are trying go secure a place in Niger to dump their refugees?
Posted by: Ho Chi Glogum7220 || 10/12/2017 12:48 Comments || Top||

#3  is in[sic]an area where the enemy has not operated before

Rule 1: Don't believe the Intel.
Rule 2: Don't brief locals before the party.
Rule 3: Don't depend on cross-channel comms to save you.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/12/2017 12:49 Comments || Top||


Trials begin for more than 1,600 Boko Haram suspects
[FOXNEWS] The trials of more than 1,600 suspected Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
members have begun behind closed doors at a military barracks in northern Nigeria, the largest mass trial in the Islamic bad boy group's history.

Nigeria's government is trying to show it is making progress against the group that has killed more than 20,000 people during its eight-year insurgency, but lawyers and rights groups are expressing concern about whether the suspects will have fair trials.

The proceedings began Monday at the Wawa Military Cantonment. In Nigeria, such trials are often held behind closed doors to prevent sensitive security issues from being made public.

But the government may have other security concerns, Sylvester Odion-Akhaine, an associate professor of political science at Lagos State University, told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named.

"The government seems to have chosen a military facility to prevent an attack by Boko Haram," he said. The bully boyz in the past have attacked military barracks and prisons in efforts to free detained fighters.

Lagos-based human rights
When they're defined by the state or an NGO they don't mean much...
lawyer Princewill Akpakpa expressed concern over whether the suspects will have proper trials behind closed doors. "If human rights organizations, lawyers and observers cannot access the trial venue, the fairness of the process will be put into question," Akpakpa said.

Justice Binta Nyako said the trials will be fair. "We are here to ensure that nobody is persecuted. We are here for prosecution and so we have come with open minds," she said.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


40 Boko Haram terrorists to surrender
[PREMIUMTIMESNG] The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, in Borno says about 40 Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
murderous Moslems have indicated willingness to surrender to the Corps in the state.

The Commandant of the corps in the state, Ibrahim Abdullahi, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Maiduguri.

Mr. Abdullahi said that the murderous Moslems had indicated their intention to renounce membership of the terrorist group but through an intermediary.

He said that negotiations between the command and the murderous Moslems were conducted through a firewood vendor.

He also said that six murderous Moslems had earlier surrendered to the Corps in the last one month in the state.

The commandant stated that the holy warriors surrendered voluntarily under the Federal Government’s Safe Corridor Initiative (SCI).

"About 40 of the murderous Moslems have come forward to surrender. They indicated that many of them are willing to lay down their arms," Abdullahi said.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [169 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Army kills 15 Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza
[NAIJ] The theatre commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru has said that the army killed 15 Boko Haram in Gwoza on Tuesday, October 10.

Three of the insurgents had earlier been reported killed while others escaped with gunshot wounds.

He said the terrorists ambushed troops in Gwoza and 15 insurgents fell to soldiers’ bullets during a gunfight.

The theatre commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Ibrahim Attahiru on Wednesday, October 11, said the army killed 15 Boko Haram terrorists in Gwoza on Tuesday, October 10.

NAIJ.com gathered that Attahiru made the revelation during a press briefing at the operation’s headquarters in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital.

He said the terrorists ambushed troops in Gwoza and the above number of insurgents fell to soldiers’ bullets during a gunfight.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [165 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
Houthis take over second largest Saleh camp in Sanaa
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET]
Various Yemeni sources confirmed on Tuesday that the Houthis have taken full control of the Dabwa camp, the second-largest Republican Guard camp in Sanaa, and imposed a new Houthi leader replacing former commander Brigadier General Ali Mohamed al-Masoudi who was kidnapped a month ago.

Yemeni news websites quoted sources in the Republican Guard as saying that al-Houthi militia have given dozens of officers and military personnel at the camp an open leave a month ago, before imposing a fellow Houthi leader on the camp.

In fact, reports claims that several officers told Saleh of the Houthis' plan to control the camp, but he ignored the Intel and did not take any course of action or give them orders, forcing them to surrender to the Houthis and their new leadership at Camp Dabwa.

The Dabwa camp south of Sana'a is within the geographical range of Sanhan (the birthplace of the Saleh), which is the area that housed the Central Command of the Republican Guard and three military brigades.

Saleh still has one remaining camp in the area, Rima Hameed, his last stronghold and a group of the Republican Guard. In addition to the Special Forces camp led by his nephew and the responsible for his personal security, Brigadier General Tariq Saleh.

Houthi militias sought to disable the military and political “claws” of Saleh and intimidated his supporters with arrests, according to local observers.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [199 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Yemeni members of political party arrested
[ArabNews] ADEN: Security forces in the southern Yemeni city of Aden arrested 10 members of a radical partner in the internationally recognized government, the Islah party said on Wednesday.

Aden is dominated by local forces backed by the UAE, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition that intervened in Yemen’s civil war in 2015 to restore President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to power but is hostile toward hard-liners.

The arrests could raise tension within the coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthi movement and forces loyal to deposed President Ali Abdullah Saleh who seized much of northern Yemen, including the capital Sanaa.

Islah said security forces raided the home of its No. 2 man in Aden, Mohammed Abdel-Malek, and arrested him, along with a member of the party’s local Shoura Council as well as a local militia commander.

Security forces also closed down the party’s office in Al-Qaloua district of Aden, Islah said in a statement.

A security source in Aden confirmed four people were arrested and said the move was related to the assassination of a Salafi imam in Aden on Tuesday by a bomb planted in his car.

While both in the radical camp, Salafis and Islah are at odds as some of the former back a secession of south Yemen while the latter wants the Arabian Peninsula state to remain intact.

It was unclear if the arrested Islah members had been formally charged.

“(Islah) directs a call to public opinion, the government and the coalition demanding they shoulder their responsibility to swiftly release brother Abdel-Malek and his colleagues and to stop these arbitrary measures,” Islah’s statement said.

With thousands of fighters deployed on battlefronts against the Houthis, Islah has been an important ally of Hadi and the Saudi-led coalition trying to reinstate his government.

But Islah, seen as linked with the Muslim Brotherhood, has come under pressure since a rift erupted between Qatar and the Anti-Terror Quartet — comprising the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia — in June over allegations Qatar backs radical militants. Qatar denies this.

Since the coalition intervened in Yemen, Islah has tried to distance itself from the Brotherhood in an effort to ease Gulf rulers’ anxiety about its radical ideology.

The Brotherhood denies accusations from conservative Arab governments of involvement in terrorism, saying it seeks change only by peaceful means.
And so they do, because peaceful means disturb current rulers less than violence while the Moslem Brotherhood is gaining control. On the other hand, they have no objection to violence when peaceful means are stymied.
Posted by: badanov || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under:


Europe
Turkish man convicted of spying in Germany for Turkish intelligence
[Hurriyet Daily News] A 32-year-old Turkish man has been convicted of spying in Germany for the Turkish National Intelligence Organization (MİT) on Kurdish political activities.

The dpa news agency reported on Oct. 10 that Mehmet Fatih S., whose last name wasn’t given in line with privacy laws, was sentenced in Hamburg state court to two years’ probation for spying for MİT.

The court said his activities included spying on Yüksel Koç, a co-chair of the European Kurdish Democratic Societies Congress (KCDK-E), described by German domestic intelligence as being the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party’s (PKK) Europe branch.

Mehmet Fatih S., who was arrested in December in Hamburg, will have to pay court costs and a fine of 20,950 euros ($24,720) - the amount he received for his spying.

The suspect has not reportedly made a confession over the charges, but various messages on his mobile were considered as evidence.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Belgium Charges New Suspect over 2016 Brussels Suicide Attacks
[AnNahar] Belgian authorities have enjugged
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
and charged a man with terrorism offenses over the March 2016 suicide kabooms in Brussels, the latest in the ongoing case, prosecutors said Wednesday.

The 39-year-old man named as Brahim T., a Belgian national, was arrested on a warrant from an investigating judge and is due to appear in court for a pre-trial hearing in the next few days, the federal prosecutor's office said.

"He is charged with participation in the activities of a terrorist group, terrorist murders and attempted terrorist murders, as a perpetrator, co-perpetrator or accomplice," it said in a statement.

Prosecutors gave no details about his ties to the jacket wallahs who killed a total of 32 people at Brussels international airport and a metro station in the Belgian capital.

But the announcement comes a day after Belgian media reported that police had made around a dozen counter-terrorism raids in which four people were arrested.

One raid was reported to have targeted a shop in Brussels where materials for the bombs may have been purchased.

Nine people have previously been charged over the attacks.

Najim Laachraoui and Ibrahim El Bakraoui blew themselves up in the crowded departure hall of Zavantem airport early on March 22 last year. Shortly afterwards, Ibrahim's brother Khalid attacked Maalbeek metro station in the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
quarter.

Mohammed Abrini, widely known as the "Man in the Hat" from video footage of the airport attack, failed to detonate his suicide bomb and was filmed fleeing on foot back to central Brussels where he disappeared.

Osama Krayem, 24, seen with Khalid El Bakraoui at a metro station carrying huge backpacks before going their separate ways, also failed to go through with his suicide kaboom.

Krayem, born in Sweden to Syrian parents, apparently hid himself among fleeing refugees to return to Europe
...also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
from Syria in 2015.

Both Abrini and Krayem were arrested in Brussels in early April last year.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [171 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Home Front: WoT
ISIS fighters are lined up and kicked in the groin in bizarre new propaganda video
[DailyMail]

Pictures from an ISIS training camp video sees recruits kicked in the groin
The baffling practice could be a way to boast of their ability to endure pain
They show the Sheikh Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani training camp in Yemen
Civil war in Yemen has allowed ISIS to establish itself in the country

Privates on parade: ISIS fighters are lined up and kicked in the groin in bizarre new propaganda video

Pictures from an ISIS training camp video sees recruits kicked in the groin
The baffling practice could be a way to boast of their ability to endure pain
They show the Sheikh Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani training camp in Yemen
Civil war in Yemen has allowed ISIS to establish itself in the country

ISIS have found a new way of showcasing their troops' 'fighting spirit' - by lining them up in front of a camera and kicking them in the genitals.

Pictures from a propaganda video shot at an ISIS training camp in Yemen, purports to show the baffling exercise being part of the hardening of new recruits.

A handful of terrorists-in-training can be seen standing with their legs apart while an ISIS instructor kicks them in the groin with force.

t is believed that this has been done to show the ability of ISIS terrorists to endure pain.
They might want to rethink this...Nahhhh, let's keep this to ourself.
However, as this is a single image, there is no evidence to show that this practice did not cause serious harm or pain to the recruits.

Other stills from the video show recruits carrying out target practice, assault courses and doing pull-ups.

The images were allegedly shot at the Sheikh Abu Muhammad Al-Adnani training camp in Yemen, where ISIS began to establish itself in 2014.

The war in Yemen began the same year, when ousted former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and his supporters joined forces with the Shiite Huthi rebels, who are backed by Iran.
Moar please!

Pictures and rest of story at link!
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 10/12/2017 05:24 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [404 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Demonstrates ISIS method of 'pull up'!
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/12/2017 6:22 Comments || Top||

#2  It is believed that this has been done to show the ability of ISIS terrorists to endure pain.

...higher than a kite.
Posted by: Pappy || 10/12/2017 8:23 Comments || Top||

#3  Geldings do not feeling pain down there. To please allah of course.

Sorry, I ment barrows.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/12/2017 8:44 Comments || Top||

#4  A taut instep and a full follow through is the key here.
Posted by: Grunter || 10/12/2017 10:55 Comments || Top||

#5  Article didn't say what they did to the recruits who didn't have much ability to endure the pain. Maybe they were used for the others to practice male genital mutilation followed by being burned alive or being beheaded. Those videos will turn up later.
Posted by: Anguper Hupomosing9418 || 10/12/2017 14:40 Comments || Top||

#6  Recruiting poster is it? Truth in advertising at least.
Posted by: Snereque Munster3314 || 10/12/2017 18:13 Comments || Top||

#7  Is Sebastian Janikowski still active?

Posted by: Shipman || 10/12/2017 18:45 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Triple suicide attack near Damascus police HQ: Ministry
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Three jacket wallahs blew themselves up near the main police headquarters building in Syria’s capital Damascus on Wednesday, killing at least one person, the interior ministry said.

Two of the suicide bombers detonated their explosives in front of the police headquarters on Khaled Bin al-Walid street in central Damascus, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state media.

"The terrorist suicide kaboomers tried to storm the police command headquarters... The guards opened fire on them, forcing them to blow themselves up before they entered the building and achieved their goals," it added.

Police surrounded a third attacker behind the building who also went kaboom!, the statement said.
The interior ministry said one person had been killed and six injured in the attack.

Posted by: Fred || 10/12/2017 00:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Kurdistan region says Iraqi forces 'preparing major attack' in Kirkuk region
[AlAhram] Iraqi government forces and Iranian-trained Iraqi paramilitaries are "preparing a major attack" on Kurdish forces in the area of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
said the Kurdistan Regional Government on Wednesday.

"We're receiving dangerous messages that Iraqi forces, including Popular Mobilisation and Federal Police are preparing a major attack .. on Kurdistan," said the KRG 's Security Council in tweet confirmed by a Kurdish official.

Offensives are being prepared in the areas of Kirkuk and djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, it said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/12/2017 00:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  -why can't we all just get along.... /sarc
Posted by: Spanky McCoy1537 || 10/12/2017 12:21 Comments || Top||


Anbar Antix


14 ISIS Bad guys die in Iraqi airstrikes near Qaim

Qaim (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi fighter jets killed 14 Islamic State militants in western Anbar of Wednesday as military operations approach to clear the group’s last two holdouts in Iraq.

A source within the army’s 7th division told Alsumaria News that 14 IS members were killed in an air raid that targeted a booby-trapping workshop run by the militants at al-Obaidi, in the town of al-Qaim.

Earlier on Wednesday, the Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell published a map marking the western Anbar towns of Qaim and Rawa with black, compared to the rest of country regions, denoting that they remain under Islamic State control.

“Bear with us. Soon, God willing, we will remove the black stain,” read a line on the map.

7 die in suicide attack in Hit

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) At least seven persons were killed, while fifteen others were injured in a suicide attack in west of Anbar, the Interior Ministry reported.

Brig. Gen. Saad Maan, the ministry’s spokesperson, said in a statement on Wednesday, “an attack carried out by a suicide bomber wearing a suicide belt in a coffeeshop in al-Dawarah region, Hit City, left seven killed and fifteen wounded.”

According to news reports, security services imposed curfew starting today until further notice.

Earlier on the day, eight members of the same family were killed and wounded when Islamic State members hurled grenades at the homes of two brothers and members of the Popular Mobilization Forces in Saridiya and Kassara, west of Hit.

Violence in the country has surged further with the emergence of Islamic State Sunni extremist militants who proclaimed an “Islamic Caliphate” in Iraq and Syria in 2014.

A monthly count by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), which excludes security members deaths, said 196 civilians were killed, while 381 others were wounded due to violence and armed conflicts during the month of September. The fatalities included 10 foreign nationals. Baghdad was the most affected province with 37 deaths and 157 injuries. Dhi Qar province came in the second place with 82 killed and 93 injured. Anbar came in the third place with 20 killed and 46 injured.

Posted by: badanov || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinian illegally in Israel arrested for planning terror attack
[IsraelTimes] Israeli security forces jugged
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
a Paleostinian who illegally entered Israel and was allegedly planning to carry out a terror attack, police said Wednesday.

The suspect, a resident of the West Bank city of Tulkarem, was arrested in the southern Bedouin city of Rahat in a joint operation by the Border Police’s undercover unit, the Israel Police and the Shin Bet security agency.

Police said the man pulled a knife on the officers during the arrest, but was overpowered.

He was taken in for questioning.

Police did not immediately provide any details on the Paleostinian man’s alleged plans, or his identity.
Ynet adds:
The Border Police undercover unit, together with the police and the Shin Bet security service, incarcerated
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
a Paleostinian resident of Tulkarm on Wednesday, on suspicion of attempting to carry out a terrorist attack in Israel.

The Border Police added that during his arrest, the man tried to draw a knife.

Earlier, security forces in Rahat detained a Paleostinian suspect, who is an illegal resident, on suspicion of attempting to perpetrate a different attack in Israeli territory. When the forces came to arrest him, he too tried to draw a knife.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/12/2017 00:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [184 views] Top|| File under:


Southeast Asia
Filipino troops find 22 bodies of suspected militants, bombs
[Ynet] Philippine troops have recovered 22 bodies of suspected Moslem forces of Evil and dozens of homemade bombs from two buildings that were retaken in one of the final government assaults to end an 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....
group-inspired siege in southern Marawi city, the military said Wednesday.

The discovery of the bodies brought the corpse count in the siege, which was launched May 23, to more than a thousand people, including 802 myrmidons. The fighting has left 160 soldiers and coppers and 47 civilians dead, according to the military.

Maj. Gen. Restituto Padilla said troops overcame days of myrmidon sniper and grenade fire before they took back control of the buildings Tuesday and found the bodies, along with eight rifles and "dozens and dozens of improvised bombs."
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under: Maute group (IS)


Roadside bomb kills Thai ranger
[Bangkok Post] A roadside bomb explosion killed a paramilitary ranger on patrol and seriously injured his colleague in Narathiwat province, police said Monday. The incident adds to the army's growing concern over the safety of its officers. Some are calling for use of unmanned drones to replace human patrols in some high-risk areas.

The latest attack broke out in the early morning when a group of eight paramilitary rangers, were on patrol in Bacho district. The officers were riding on four motorcycles when the bomb went off. One motorcycle was hit by the blast.

Shrapnel killed ranger Anant Wichienthong, who was a pillion rider. His driver fell five meters away and and suffered serious shrapnel injuries. The other six other rangers escaped unharmed
Posted by: ryuge || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [218 views] Top|| File under: Thai Insurgency


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
TV report: Islamic State chiefs gather near Israel border, set up training camp
[IsraelTimes] Having fled Iraq and northern Syria, several top commanders of terror group now in Golan Heights enclave, recruiting and running propaganda effort, says Israel's Channel 2

Several senior commanders from 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....
who recently fled from Iraq and northern Syria are now based in southern Syria, just across the Golan Heights border with Israel, and are training hundreds of new recruits there, an Israeli television report said.

Israel’s Channel 2 said the commanders have made their way to an Islamic State-controlled enclave "close to the border" with Israel. They have set up a training camp to which they have recruited 300 local youths, said the report, which showed footage apparently of the camp and training sessions.

Among the commanders is one of Islamic State’s most notorious recruiters, Abu Hamam Jazrawi, the TV report said.

The commanders are also now running Islamic State internet propaganda campaigns from their new base, in place of the former campaign headquarters in Raqqa, the Death Eaters’ former de facto capital in northwest Syria where the fight to oust them has entered what appear to be its final stages.

The Israeli government has vowed to prevent IS from setting up operations close to the Israeli border. Israel "won’t allow Islamic State figures or other enemy actors, under the cover of the war in Syria, to set up next to our borders," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said last November, soon after what was believed to be the first notable clash between IS button men and Israeli troops.

The incident involved a short exchange of gunfire between an Islamic State-affiliated terrorist group and Israeli soldiers, and ended with an IDF Arclight airstrike that killed four murderous Moslems.

Both the IS-affiliated Khalid ibn al-Walid Army and the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham
...formerly al-Nusra, the current false nose and mustache of al-Qaeda in the Levant...
, formerly the al-Nusra
...formally Jabhat an-Nusrah li-Ahli al-Sham (Support Front for the People of the Levant), also known as al-Qaeda in the Levant. They aim to establish a pan-Arab caliphate. Not the same one as the Islamic State, though .. ...
Front, which is linked to al-Qaeda, have been set up on Israel’s borders for years.

Despite a relatively long-lasting "live and let live" relationship with these groups, the IDF has warned of a potential ‐ some say inevitable ‐ conflict with them and has been preparing to respond to cross-border attacks.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/12/2017 00:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [330 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  How do you say "Free fire zone" in Hebrew?
Posted by: Steven || 10/12/2017 3:26 Comments || Top||

#2  You don't - smart aleck remarks while fighting are for Hollywood. But, one morning these "people" will wake up dead.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/12/2017 4:36 Comments || Top||

#3  אזור אש חינם, Steven.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/12/2017 12:53 Comments || Top||


Suicide attacks hits Damascus cop shop
Three suicide bombers blew themselves up near the police headquarters in central Damascus on Wednesday, Syrian state media said, in the second such attack to hit the capital this month. Terror group ISIS later claimed that attack.

The blasts killed one person and injured six others, state television said, citing the interior ministry.

The suicide bombers tried to storm the police command center and clashed with guards before detonating explosive belts at the entrance, it said.

The police cornered the third attacker behind the building, where he blew himself up on the street, state media added.

Earlier this month, suicide bombers struck a police station in another part of the capital, with 17 people reported dead.

On that note, Syria’s Kurds were reportedly cited as ‘competitive’ against the pro-regime forces, seeking control over oil-producing areas, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Wednesday.

“They (the Kurds) know well that Syria will not allow its sovereignty to be violated under any conditions,” Moualem told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov during a meeting in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi.

“They are now drunk on US assistance and support. But they need to understand that this assistance won’t last forever.”
Posted by: badanov || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian Army Combat Summary
The Syrian army units regained a number of important points on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River and the area surrounding al-Mayadeen city in Deir Ezzor province.

SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor said that army units carried out special operations against strategic sites for ISIL from the direction of al-Tiba village adjacent to the city of al-Mayadeen and established control over a number of those sites, killing a large number of terrorists and destroying a vehicle rigged with explosives and vehicles equipped with heavy machineguns.

In the area east of the Euphrates River, the army units operating in Hatla area retook a number of important points towards al-Siasiyeh Bridge, in an important step towards encircling ISIL terrorists in the neighborhoods of Deir Ezzor city.

The reporter pointed out that the Syrian Air Force destroyed vehicles, gatherings and fortified points for ISIL in the cities of al-Mayadeen and al-Mo-Hassan and the villages of al-Tiba, Ziban, Buqrus Tahtani, Buqrus Foqani, al-Bo-leil, Badiet Khsham, Hatla, al-Salhiya, al-Husseiniya, al-Jneina and Huweijet Saqr and the neighborhoods of al-Ommal, al-Arfi, al-Sina’a, al-Hamidiya and al-Huweiqa.

More ISIS terrorists were killed or injured after heavy clashes with army units in the neighborhoods of al-Arfi and al-Sina’a, said the reporter, confirming the downing of two reconnaissance aircrafts for ISIL in the neighborhood of al-Qussour and al-Sina’a.

In another context, the helicopters of the Syrian Arab Army dropped leaflets over all the villages in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, calling on civilians to move away from ISIL sites.

Meanwhile, local sources said that new ISIL groups have fled away, including leaders Khalid Eleiwi and Samer al-Deiri, adding that ISIS terrorists killed a civilian and hanged his body at the roundabout of al-Hissan village in the northwestern countryside of Deir Ezzor.

Source: SANA
Posted by: badanov || 10/12/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Terror Networks
British jihadi Sally Jones killed by US drone strike fleeing ISIS hell
[TheSun] US spy chiefs told their British counterparts that jihadi Jones, who fled the UK to be an ISIS recruiter, died in June.

The US Air Force Predator strike is said to have taken place close to the border between Syria and Iraq.

A Whitehall source today confirmed Jones's death after she left her home in Chatham, Kent, with her 12-year-old son JoJo in 2013 to join ISIS in Syria.



The source said: "The Americans zapped her trying to get away from Raqqa. Quite frankly, it’s good riddance."

CIA chiefs told their UK counterparts that a Predator killed 50-year-old Jones in June.

But news of the success has been kept quiet on both sides of the Atlantic amid fears Jojo may also have died.

Reports say Jones was last been seen alive fleeing the carnage in Raqqa and heading toward the Syrian border town of Mayadin.

Jones regularly used her son as a human shield.
Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 10/12/2017 08:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [579 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Bravo!!!
Posted by: Lone Ranger || 10/12/2017 11:52 Comments || Top||

#2  CIA chiefs told their UK counterparts that a Predator killed 50-year-old Jones in June. But news of the success has been kept quiet on both sides of the Atlantic amid fears Jojo may also have died.

Yes, quite good at "keeping things quiet."
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/12/2017 11:54 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm pretty sure Jojo is not innocent.
Posted by: gorb || 10/12/2017 12:15 Comments || Top||

#4  And if Jojo was innocent, then given what happened, he is going to be a pain to deal with in the future, just like Bin Laden's son.
Posted by: gorb || 10/12/2017 12:16 Comments || Top||

#5  Get back, JoJo....
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 10/12/2017 12:23 Comments || Top||

#6  Hey little sister what have you done?
Hey little sister where's your sacred son?
You've been away for so long (so long)
You've been away for so long (so long)
We let you go for so long

It's a nice day to start again (come on)
It's a nice day for a white widow
It's a nice day to start again.

There is nothin' fair in this world
There is nothin' safe in this world
And there's nothin' sure in this world
And there's nothin' pure in this world
Look for something left in this world
Start again

Come on
It's a nice day for a white widow
It's a nice day to start again.
Posted by: JHH || 10/12/2017 12:31 Comments || Top||

#7  "White Widow Now Pink Mist"
Posted by: Frank G || 10/12/2017 14:51 Comments || Top||

#8  Heh. Guess I'm the only one to find this terribly, terribly sad...

Little Jojo Jones took to the air for ISIS,
And no bearded iris was he.
He was mighty proud when holy war was declared;
He wasn't scared,
No siree!

And this he was intoning
On the road to mummy's droning:



Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/12/2017 14:53 Comments || Top||

#9  So long, Mater,
Daresay I'll catch you later,
But don't wait up for me.
And though we may fall,
We shall still be halal --
Albeit that me
Am Mother's debris.

Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/12/2017 14:55 Comments || Top||

#10  Remember, madam,
To hose down the macadam,
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/12/2017 15:04 Comments || Top||

#11  And send the scr@ps to Chatham --
They'll ululate, and how!
Allahu akbar! Our war is over,
A second and a half from now!
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/12/2017 15:08 Comments || Top||

#12  Hmm. Guess the filter doesn't like apcray, but that can't be all, cuz I swear I've seen that here hundreds of times... maybe cussing plus multiple exclamation pts? I live and learn. Theoretically.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/12/2017 15:14 Comments || Top||

#13  Jojo Got Back. He Gone Home.

Jojo was a lad who thought he was a warrior
But we knew it wouldn't stand.
Jojo left his home in Chatham with his mother
Bit some Middle Eastern sand.

Get back, get back.
Get back to where you once belonged
Get back, get back.
Get back to where you once belonged.
Get back Jojo. Go home
Posted by: JHH || 10/12/2017 15:45 Comments || Top||

#14  Fertile soil for creativity in song.....
Keep up the good work, 'Burgers.
Posted by: Alaska Paul || 10/12/2017 15:54 Comments || Top||

#15  I'm drinking to that.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 10/12/2017 16:26 Comments || Top||

#16  JoJo has been filled executing ppl. Not innocent at all. Good riddance to both
Posted by: Chris || 10/12/2017 17:09 Comments || Top||

#17  I only hope she saw/heard it coming
Posted by: Frank G || 10/12/2017 19:54 Comments || Top||



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