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Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 16:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under:


Afghanistan
SEAL Team 6 and what really happened on America's deadliest day in Afghanistan
[Dallas Morning News] On a moonless night, an Army Chinook helicopter swept low over the Tangi Valley, a strip of forbidding terrain in eastern Afghanistan teeming with Taliban and located just 35 miles south of the capital, Kabul.

Among the 38 occupants inside the Chinook were some of the most highly trained and battle-seasoned fighters in the U.S. military, including 15 commandos from the Navy’s SEAL Team 6, the unit that three months earlier had killed Osama bin Laden. Their target was a Taliban commander responsible for ambushes and other attacks against U.S. and Afghan forces.

Missions like this one to insert or remove an assault force are the military equivalent of a perfect 10 in the Olympics -- equal parts skill, experience and daring.
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/26/2017 05:45 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [350 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Biden explained in public that it was SEAL 6 that killed Bin Laden.

Moron painted a target on their back. But heh he was part of Obama Inc. so no problem there.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/26/2017 11:18 Comments || Top||

#2  Good read. Thx.
Posted by: JohnQC || 10/26/2017 11:23 Comments || Top||


Taliban’s shadow district governor killed in Faryab infighting
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A shadow district governor of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group has been killed in an infighting among the Taliban murderous Moslems in northern Faryab prvince of Afghanistan.

According to the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Army in the North, the Taliban shadow district governor for Ghormach was killed in infighting in this province.

The source did not disclose further information regarding the identity of the Taliban leader killed during the clash.

The anti-government armed hard boy groups including the Taliban murderous Moslems have not commented regarding the report so far.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Airstrike targets a gathering of 300 Taliban militants in Herat
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A deadly Arclight airstrike targeted a large gathering of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
faceless myrmidons in western Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
province of Afghanistan, leaving scores of hard boyz dead or maimed, the local government officials said.

The Arclight airstrike was carried out on Tuesday in the vicinity of Chest Sharif district of Herat as nearly 300 Taliban faceless myrmidons had gathered for a meeting.

The provincial government media office in a statement confirmed the Arclight airstrike and said heavy casualties were inflicted to the Taliban Lion of Islams.

However,
those who apply themselves too closely to little things often become incapable of great things...
the provincial government said the exact number of the Taliban faceless myrmidons killed in the Arclight airstrike has not been ascertaiend so far.

The statement by the provincial government further added that the Taliban faceless myrmidons were forced to flee the area after the Arclight airstrike was carried out.

It is yet not clear for what reason the meeting was organized by the Taliban faceless myrmidons but the provincial government said the Arclight airstrike was carried out based on a tip off received from the area.

The anti-government armed bad boy groups including the Taliban faceless myrmidons have not commented regarding the report so far.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [257 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Maybe they should hold and annual reunion to mark the event.
Posted by: gorb || 10/26/2017 15:50 Comments || Top||

#2  Needs the girls dancing the can-can photo.
Posted by: Cheart Speaking for Boskone9289 || 10/26/2017 18:41 Comments || Top||


Infighting among militants over Zakat collection leaves 50 dead in Jawzjan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least fifty people were killed in an infighting over Zakat collection and distribution in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.

According to the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan national army in the North, the clash broke out between the forces of Evil in Qosh Tapa district.

A statement by the Silab Corps said the forces of Evil were collecting Zakat and festivities between two different groups broke out after they entered into a quarrel over the distribution of Zakat.

The statement further added that fifty forces of Evil were killed as a result of the festivities.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [301 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Fighting over other peoples money. Such a soul full and enriching "religious" tenant, SATAN.

Like all of Shariah!
Posted by: newc || 10/26/2017 0:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Have you hugged a fracker today?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/26/2017 4:17 Comments || Top||

#3  You think Zakat collection has anything to do with Halloween trick or treaters demanding candy? It's a thought.
Posted by: jpal || 10/26/2017 14:11 Comments || Top||


Taliban local leaders and militants suffer heavy casualties in Helmand operations
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Talibs and their local leaders suffered heavy casualties during the ongoing operations in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan.

According to the local government officials, the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
hard boyz suffered the latest casualties during the operations of the Afghan forces in Sangin, Nad-e-Ali, and Washir districts.

The provincial government media office in a statement confirmed that 29 Taliban hard boyz including their local commanders were killed during the operations.

The statement further added that the operations are being conducted under the name of Maiwand-70 and as a result at least two turbans were also placed in durance vile
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
by the security forces.

At least five local leaders of the Taliban hard boyz were among those killed, the provincial government said, adding that a vehicle, three cycle of violences, one assault rifle, and a communication device were also seized during the operations.

The anti-government armed Death Eater groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [215 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Eleven troops killed as Taliban storm army bases in Afghanistan
[PRESSTV] Militants have launched coordinated attacks on two military bases in two neighboring provinces in western Afghanistan, leaving at least 11 soldiers dead and several others injured.

In the first attack, gunnies stormed a security post on Tuesday night in Pusht Road district of Farah province. At least nine soldiers were killed and four others were maimed.

Mohammad Naser Mehri, a front man for the governor of Farah province, said an intense four-hour shootout followed the attack and included the use of artillery against the army. At least 17 Talibs were killed after Afghan warplanes were deployed to repel the assault.

Separately in neighboring Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
province, also on Tuesday night, gunnies targeted an army post in Kushki Kuhna district. Two soldiers were killed and five others were maimed.

According to the military front man in Herat, Najibullah Najibi, the attack lasted several hours with the army succeeding in pushing back the bad boys. The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
suffered "heavy casualties" in the ensuing fierce festivities.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [194 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
4 suspected of planning attacks arrested in Morocco
[Ynet] Moroccan authorities have incarcerated
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
four people suspected of planning attacks in the city of Fez, a tourist destination and spiritual center.

Morocco's interior ministry said in a statement Wednesday that a military uniform, knives and documents calling for jihad were seized during the operation.

This is the second suspected myrmidon cell dismantled in less than a month in Fez after 11 people were arrested on October 14.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2017 05:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Salafists


Egypt's police arrests 12 Hasm terrorists in Fayoum
[AlAhram] Egypt's Ministry of Interior has announced the arrest on Tuesday of 12 members of rhe Hasm terrorist group in Fayoum governorate, 100 kilometres southwest of Cairo.

The group members were planning to conduct a number of attacks within Egypt, the ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

The suspects confessed to joining a group called "Hasm Vanguards" and received training on the use of firearms and preparing IED's, said the ministry.

Police made the arrests based on intelligence provided by Homeland Security, seizing weapons and ammunition during a raid, according to the statement.

The Hasm group has grabbed credit for a number of deadly attacks against Egyptian security personnel in recent months, mostly targeting police checkpoints.

Egyptian security forces have incarcerated
Please don't kill me!
and killed dozens of suspected Hasm members in the past few months.

Authorities say Hasm is linked to the banned Moslem Brüderbund group.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2017 05:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [197 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Gunmen attack Ubari peacekeeping brigade
[Libya Observer] An unknown gang attacked Tuesday night the personnel of Brigade 456 that is working as a peacekeeping entity in Ubari, southwestern Libya.

The gang used 8 vehicles in the attack as they opened fire on the brigade personnel who were positioned at the Ubari hospital at 11.00 pm, according to the commander of the Brigade 456 Khalifa al-Saghir, who spoke to Bawabat al-Wasat Wednesday.

Al-Saghir added that the brigade personnel exchanged fire with the button men until they bravely ran away, saying there were no casualties as what happened was merely a vandalism act that aimed to destabilize the city, which has been secure after the end of the armed conflict.

Brigade 456 of the Border Guard was appointed to secure Ubari and to play as a peacekeeping entity between the conflicting parties in February 2016.

Ubari saw armed fighting for some periods since late 2014 and up to the beginning of 2016 between Tubu and Tuareg tribes, leading to massive damage in Gunmen attack Ubari peacekeeping brigadethe city as well as displacement among the residents. However,
some people are alive only because it's illegal to kill them...
a ceasefire was put in place and Brigade 456 was tasked with making sure peace prevails among the conflicting parties in Ubari.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [207 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Daesh terrorists kill soldiers in northeastern Libya
[PRESSTV] Two Libyan soldiers have been killed and three others injured in an attack by the ISIS Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
Lions of Islam on a military checkpoint in northeastern Libya.

A witness said the assailants attacked a checkpoint run by the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA), located about 60 kilometers (37 miles), south of the city of Ajdabiya, at dawn Wednesday using about ten armed vehicles.

Mustafa Boufjara, a front man for Ajdabiya's security department, said the attackers set fire to the checkpoint, adding that one of the two slain soldiers was burned to death inside his car.

General Ahmad al-Mesmari, a front man for the LNA, reported that one soldier was beheaded in the incident.

Images of the incident showed charred checkpoint cabins and two burned cars.

ISIS has carried out several assaults on LNA checkpoints in recent months.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [194 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa Subsaharan
Pentagon sent elite forces to Niger to search for missing soldier
[NYP] he Pentagon quickly dispatched elite warriors to Africa after a Special Forces unit had been ambushed by terrorist-affiliated militants, fearing that a missing soldier could have been captured by the enemy, a report on Wednesday said.

Related: NPR - U.S. Official: Niger Ambush Of U.S. Troops Was 'Set Up' By Villagers
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/26/2017 07:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [252 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa


Boko Haram leader’s wife killed in Nigeria airstrike
[PRESSTV] The Nigerian military says it is investigating reports that one of the wives of Abubakar Shekau
... the lunatic leader of Boko Haram who has been reported dead at least eleven times, pledged his body and soul to ISIS, told his fighters to hang it up once or twice, and been fired by the Caliph and refused to step down ...
, the leader of the 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...
Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
group, has been killed in a recent Arclight airstrike.

"Efforts are ongoing to confirm the reported killing of Shekau's wife, alongside other BHTs (Boko Haram terrorists)," said air force front man Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya on Tuesday, six days after an attack on Boko Haram Lions of Islam near Urga in the Konduga area in Borno state.

Adesanya said the air raid on October 19 targeted "a large gathering of Boko Haram terrorists" at the Durwawa settlement. He added that the attack killed scores of Lions of Islam on the ground and triggered a fire.

The official said that Shekau's wife, identified as Fitdasi, was "reported to have been representing her husband in a coordinating meeting with other holy warriors at the location of the Arclight airstrikes".

Fitdasi was thought to be one of Shekau's four wives. Nigerian army enjugged
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
another wife, Hassana Yakubu, in a raid in the northeastern city of Damaturu in 2012. She was released a year later along with the wives of several other top commanders of Boko Haram.

One of other wives of Shekau is a widow of Muhammad Yusuf, the founder and former leader of Boko Haram who died in jug in 2009.

Under Shekau’s leadership which began after Yusuf’s death, Boko Haram has led an insurgency in northern Nigeria and neighboring countries that has left around 20,000 people dead. Hundreds of thousands have also been displaced in the violence.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [195 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
Drone kills seven suspected al Qaeda members in Yemen
[Ynet] Seven suspected al Qaeda gunnies were killed by a dronezap in central 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...
on Wednesday, residents and local officials said.

The strikes hit two cars carrying armed individuals in al-Bayda province, the sources said.

US forces have repeatedly launched drone and air strikes against Yemen's al Qaeda branch, known as Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
...the latest incarnation of various Qaeda and Qaeda-allied groups, including the now-defunct Aden-Abyan Islamic Army that boomed the USS Cole in 2000...
(AQAP).

The group has taken advantage of a more than two-year-old civil war between the Iran-aligned Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
group and President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's Saudi-backed government to strengthen its position in the impoverished country.

AQAP operates in several provinces in southern and eastern Yemen, including in Abyan
...a governorate of Yemen. The region was a base to the Aden-Abyan Islamic Army terrorist group until it dropped the name and joined al-Qaeda. Its capital is Zinjibar. In March 2011, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula declared the governate an Islamic Emirate after seizing control of the region. The New York Times fastidiously reported that those in control, while Islamic hard boyz, are not in fact al-Qaeda, but something else that looks, tastes, smells, and acts the same. Yemeni government forces launched an effort to re-establish control of the region when President-for-Life Saleh was tossed and the carnage continues...
, Shabwa and al-Bayda.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [210 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula


GCC, US slap sanctions on Yemen 'terror' financiers
[Al Jazeera] Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates...
, the United States and five Gulf nations have imposed sanctions on 11 people and two organizations accused of financing al-Qaeda and ISIS in 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...
(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, also known as ISIS), according to Qatari state media.

Qatar's National Counter-Terrorism Committee said in a statement on Wednesday the individuals and entities would face asset freezes and travel bans, in a move that shows "Qatar's strong and continuous commitment to combatting terrorism and terrorism financing".

"We are committed to taking the necessary steps to defeat terrorism in all its forms, and will continue to work closely with the United States to impose sanctions on those who facilitate terrorist activity," Major-General Abdulaziz A Al Ansari was quoted as saying by Qatar News Agency.

The announcement signalled rare cooperation between Qatar and some fellow members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) that have blockaded it for nearly five months.

GCC members 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...
, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, along with Egypt, imposed the blockade on June 5, accusing Qatar of supporting "terrorism and extremism" - an accusation Doha vehemently denies.

"In terms of the Gulf crisis that we've seen over the last several months, Qatar is making sure it underlines that it is at the forefront of combatting terror," said Al Jazeera's senior analyst Marwan Bishara.

Qatar signed an agreement in July with the US on intelligence and finance cooperation in tackling "terrorism".

The Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) was created in May and involves the US and the six members of the GCC: Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman.

"Both aim at the same objective which is how to make sure that in the global Gulf region there are no individuals and no entities that would be financing or abetting terrorism," Bishara said.

The TFTC's decision to impose sanctions was first announced on Wednesday by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, who was speaking at a conference in the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

"It's fascinating that Arab leaders are incapable of taking any single serious initiative that concerns their safety - the safety of their citizens, the wellbeing of their countries - without America and the American agenda bringing them together," said Bishara.
Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [290 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda

#1  Travel bans? How about a visit from SEAL Team Six.
Posted by: Cheart Speaking for Boskone9289 || 10/26/2017 18:44 Comments || Top||


Bangladesh
Bangladesh nabs Buddhist charity chief over Myanmar violence
[PRESSTV] A prominent Buddhist, who heads a charity that operates in Myanmar's violence-hit Rakhine state, has been jugged
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
by Bangladeshi authorities on terror charges.

Police said on Wednesday that 67-year-old U Chit Maung was arrested at Dhaka's international airport last week as he tried to board a flight to Myanmar.

Police added that Maung, the head of the Rakhaing Development Foundation, were tossed into the calaboose after allegedly suspicious images were found on his laptop.

"The RAB (Rapid Action Battalion) arrested him over anti-terrorism charges last week from the airport and handed him to us," airport police chief Noor-e-Azam Mia said, without elaborating on the charges.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under:


Europe
After decade in prison for supporting 9/11, Spaniard arrested for recruiting for ISIS
[DailyMail] An Islamic convert who spent nearly a decade in prison after becoming the only Spaniard to be convicted over the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, has been tossed in the calaboose
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
over his alleged links to ISIS.

The 52-year-old, believed to be convicted Al Qaeda terrorist Luis Jose Galan Gonzalez, was held in Madrid on suspicion of 'recruiting, indoctrinating and training' new ISIS members.

Spain's Interior Ministry did not name him in a statement confirming the detention and claiming he had encouraged others to commit terrorist acts.

But they made his identity clear by describing him as 'the first person convicted in Spain over the terror attacks in New York on September 11' and revealing he had left prison in May 2011 after 'spending more than nine years in prison for membership or integration in a terrorist organization and illegal possession of firearms.'

Madrid-born Gonzalez was interviewed by a local paper in Murcia, south east Spain, after leaving jail on May 9 2011 following nine and a half years behind bars for belonging to a terrorist organization and illegally possessing weapons.

The convicted terrorist, 46 at the time and calling himself Yusuf Galan, was described then as the only Spaniard convicted over the Twin Towers attacks.

The Interior Ministry said the suspect they had held had developed a 'sophisticated modus operandi' to try to disseminate information on the Internet without being caught.

A front man said in a statement, where he referred to ISIS by its acronym DAESH: 'He collected an important amount of material which he housed simultaneously in several profiles or in instant messaging transmissions so he could reach the greatest number of people.

'He used the sort of language which is normal in these forums, commenting, linking and sharing content as part of DAESH's global strategy of using the Internet as a means of transmitting terrorist ideological values.

'Along with this ideological indoctrination, another fundamental pillar in his criminal strategy was to carry out operative training in combat techniques of other people.

'To do that he published videos in which he appeared using knives with great skill, alongside highly explicit messages, directed towards the commission of terrorist acts.

'He specifically focused on the psychological preparation of new recruits, who he prepared mentally so they would finally show their willing to commit terrorist acts.'

Galan was one of 11 people arrested in November 2001 in connection with the New York attacks in an operation dubbed Datil - Date in Spanish.

He was accused of belonging to Al Qaeda's Spanish network and travelling to Indonesia to receive military training.

He was involved with far-left Basque nationalist political party Herri Batasuna before embracing Islam.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2017 05:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  He'll never "reform". Just kill him
Posted by: Frank G || 10/26/2017 6:55 Comments || Top||


Alleged Islamist arrested as police seize large arms stock in Berlin raids
[TheLocal.de] Berlin police said on Wednesday they had tossed in the clink
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
an alleged Islamist holy warrior during overnight raids and seized a cache of weapons but found no evidence of an imminent attack.

The suspect, an unnamed 40-year-old German citizen, will come before a judge later in the day, the police and the public prosecutor said in a joint statement.

The raids at four sites in the German capital - including on properties in Charlottenburg and Reinickendorf - allowed police to "seize weapons, weapon parts and large quantities of ammunition," according to the statement, which did not give details about the type of arms found.

"Due to concerns they could be used for attacks, Berlin prosecutors took over the investigation," the authorities said.

"After it was determined that (the suspect) displayed an increased willingness to use violence, it was decided to arrest him. The suspicion of weapon possession was confirmed, without any evidence so far of a concrete attack plan."

The suspect came to their attention in the course of another criminal probe, they added.
Deutsche Welle adds:
Later, police front man Winfrid Wenzel clarified that officers found handguns, rifles and 20 to 30 cases of ammunition during the raids, and that the suspect was a regular at mosques of "particular interest" to authorities. Wenzel added that the man "might have been pursuing an idea" to launch an attack, or been planning to give them to others who were.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2017 05:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [191 views] Top|| File under: Salafists

#1  "officers found handguns, rifles and 20 to 30 cases of ammunition"

That's like . . . less than a weekend's usage at the local range.
Posted by: Canuckistan sniper || 10/26/2017 13:01 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Nearly 30,000 Kurds displaced from city near Kirkuk -aid groups
[Ynet] Nearly 30,000 Kurds have been displaced from a multi-ethnic city south of Kirkuk where sectarian tension flared after Iraqi forces took control of it, humanitarian organizations said on Wednesday.

Most of those displaced from Tuz Khurmato are in need of urgent aid and staying in open shelters, officials from two international humanitarian organizations told Rooters.

A third, Amnesia Amnesty International, said on Tuesday that satellite images, videos, photos and dozens of testimonies indicate that hundreds of properties were looted, set on fire and destroyed in what appeared to be a assassination on predominantly Kurdish areas of the city of about 100,000 people.

The Kurds fled after Kurdish Peshmerga fighters withdrew from the city on Oct. 16, as government forces and Iranian-backed Sh'ite Popular Mobilisation moved in in retaliation for an independence referendum held by the Kurdistan region authorities last month.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/26/2017 05:37 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


More Mosul Moslem Mayhem


5 Iraqi Kops die in ISIS attack in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Five Federal Police personnel were killed in an armed attack launched by Islamic State militants in western Mosul, a police source said on Wednesday.

“Seven IS militants attacked a checkpoint for Federal Police in al-Rifa’ie district. The confrontations left five personnel killed,” the source told BasNews.

“The attackers then ran away toward an unknown destination,” the source added.

According to residents from the region, the attackers were able to escape in the same region,however, troops carried out a campaign that lasted for more than an hour in search for them.

The accident is considered the second in two weeks, after a similar attack was carried out by three militants against Federal Police checkpoint in al-Zanjili, in Old City. The attack left a lieutenant general and two other personnel killed.

On July 10, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over IS militants who had held the second largest Iraqi city since 2014. More than 25000 militants were killed throughout the campaign, which started in October 2016.

3 Iraqi soldiers die fighting Kurds in Mosul


Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Three Iraqi army soldiers died Tuesday in clashes with Kurdish Peshmerga forces north of Mosul, according to an army source.

Maj. Abbas al-Bayyati told Anadolu Agency that a force of the army’s elite Counter-Terrorism Service, backed by the 9th armoured division, advanced towards the town of Tel Saqf, a mainly Christian town north of Mosul, to impose federal security control there, but was met with fire from Peshmerga.

Bayyati told the agency three army members were killed while two others were injured. He said there were losses on the Peshmerga side, too, but could not give an exact toll.

He was quoted by the agency saying that Peshmerga troops will be handled as an enemy if they reject the call to withdraw.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell denied Kurdish media reports of clashes between Popular Mobilization Forces and Peshmerga in Mahmoudia and Rabia, Mosul, were inaccurate.
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ISIS Big Turban dies in Salahuddin
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State’s military official has been killed in al-Zawya region, west of Makhoul mountains in Salahuddin, a source from paramilitary troops said.

“The 33rd brigade of al-Hashd al-Shaabi [Popular Mobilization Forces] killed, while repusling IS attack, in west of Makhoul mountains, north of Salahuddin, the group’s military official in al-Zawya,” the source told Baghdad Today on Wednesday.

“The militant was Caucasian,” the source added.

On Tuesday, three IS militants were killed as they attempted to infiltrate into Makhoul mountains to attack troops there, the Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell reported.

Earlier this month, Lt. Gen. Abdul Amir Yaralla, commander of Hawija Operations, announced full control on Makhoul mountains.
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Anbar Antix


Iranian militia join in fight in Anbar

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) The Shia-led paramilitary troops will take part in liberation offensives at Qaim and Rawa, the Islamic State’s last two bastions in western Anbar, DPA reported.

“We are waiting for the zero hour,” Ahmed al-Assadi, spokesperson for al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) said in press remarks on Wednesday.

“The offensives in western Anbar will launch soon. Al-Hashd will be a main participant in the operations,” he added.

“Military troops started gathering at the operations regions to finalize arrangements,” Assadi said.

Earlier on the day, the military media said hundreds of thousands of messages were airdropped on the two towns informing civilians that security troops are coming to free them and urging them to stay away from the enemy.
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Work accident claims 1 ISIS Bad Guy in Diyala
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Security troops have killed an Islamic State militant while transferring explosives in northeast of Diyala, a security source said on Wednesday.

“A driver on board of a Mercedes vehicle tried to pass quickly through three security checkpoints in Qurret Tapa, northeast of Diyala,” the source told Alghad Press on Wednesday. “Security troops managed to follow the militant.”

“After besieging and opening fire against him, the militant tried to leave the vehicle and run away through al-Qasaba al-Qadima region, however, troops were able to kill him.”

Explosives were found in the car, the source said.

Earlier this month, Iraqi troops regained full control on Hamreen mountains that stretch out between Diyala and Kirkuk provinces, retaking areas between Zgheitoun bridge reaching until al-Fatha bridge, an area that stretches out 45 kilometers with depth of 15 kilometers.
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Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin


1 Iraqi militia dies in checkpoint attack in al-Hora

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Three Iraqi paramilitary personnel were killed and wounded on Wednesday when gunmen shot at their checkpoint north of Baghdad.

A security source told Alghad Press that unknon gunmen opened fire at a post held by Popular Mobilization Forces at al-Hora, north of the capital, killing one member and wounding two others.

PMF have been a vital backer of Iraqi government operations against Islamic State militants since their formation in 2014.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinians attempt attack on farm owner in southern Hebron hills, two arrested
[Ynet] IDF observations identified several Paleostinians approaching the Talia farm in the southern Hebron hills.

The IDF Spokesperson said that they tried to attack the owner of the farm, who fired warning shots into the air in order to scare them away.

An IDF force arrived at the scene and jugged
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
two suspects.
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Southeast Asia
Inside Marawi: Photos reveal city shattered by battle
Posted by: ryuge || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [431 views] Top|| File under: Maute group (IS)

#1  Missed a spot.
Posted by: gorb || 10/26/2017 0:30 Comments || Top||

#2  I didn't know what or where Marawi was until I saw this article. I know a little more now but why should I care?
Posted by: jpal || 10/26/2017 19:14 Comments || Top||

#3  Looks like Detroit, but with more bullet holes.
Posted by: SteveS || 10/26/2017 21:13 Comments || Top||

#4  Nah, nobody stole the wheelchair.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/26/2017 21:18 Comments || Top||


Abu Sayyaf rebels behead ex-village chief
[InterAksyon] A former village chieftain of Sumisip, Basilan was beheaded by Abu Sayyaf militants, the said. Provincial police chief Nickson Muksan said Hadji Najer Bohong, former chairman of Barangay Mahatalang, had gone to Sitio Upper Bato Lareg on Saturday to pick up timber to be used in his house. However, Bohon’s relatives found his body on Sunday morning.

Muksan said their investigation indicated that followers of Abu Sayyaf sub-leader Furuji Indama had seized Bohong. Bohong’s relatives buried him on Saturday afternoon but his head is still missing.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Army Combat Summary
Syrian Army units re-established control over al-Sina’a neighborhood in Deir Ezzor city after eliminating the last gatherings of ISIL terrorists there.

SANA reporter in Deir Ezzor said that army units combed the neighborhood fully and set up new military points inside it in preparation for launching new operations to root out ISIL terrorists from other neighborhoods.

The reporter added that army units carried out accurate operations on ISIL movements in the neighborhood of al-Hamidiya, al-Jubaila, al-Rushdiya, al-Sheikh Yassin, Kanamat and Khasarat, inflicting heavy losses upon ISIL.

In the eastern countryside of the province, army units, backed by Air Force and Artillery achieved new progress in their operations against ISIL dens in Huweijit Saqar village, after killing a number of terrorists and destroying their fortifications.

Meanwhile in Hama province, the Syrian Air Force targeted a convoy of heavy vehicles for al-Nusra Front terrorist organization in the eastern countryside.

The convoy was moving in al-Buweider village to the north of al-Saan area in the eastern countryside of Hama when the Syrian warplanes hot it, SANA reporter in Hama said.

He added that the air strikes resulted in destroying eight trailer trucks loaded with tanks and heavy weapons, in addition to eliminating many of the terrorists.

Source: SANA
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ISIS crosses the Euphrates to attack Syrian forces, massacre follows
[ALMASDARNEWS] Capitalizing on a sandstorm that swept throughout Syria’s Deir Ezzor province yesterday, ISIS Lions of Islam launched a powerful assault against pro-government forces on the western bank of the Euphrates River.

Whilst most of the attacks came from the west, ISIS also launched an assault across the Euphrates from the east in what was an obvious attempt to surprise pro-government forces.

The main pro-government formation to encounter the ISIS cross-river assault was the Paleostinian Liwa al-Quds paramilitary group.

Fighters from the pro-government militia report that one of their positions near the Euphrates shoreline was the focus point of the ISIS assault.

In the end, Liwa al-Quds not only completely repelled the ISIS surprise attack, but also succeeded in killing dozens of 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....
fighters as well as capturing several more.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [641 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Why are they taking prisoners?
Posted by: gorb || 10/26/2017 0:25 Comments || Top||

#2  "Why are they taking prisoners? "
Maybe they ran out of bullets
or
their head-chopping blades are in the shop.
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 10/26/2017 15:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Maybe they could use an old lawn mower blade instead.
Posted by: gorb || 10/26/2017 15:51 Comments || Top||


ISIS seizes large part of Yarmouk Camp
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS) launched a big assault in the Yarmouk Camp, today, targeting the neighborhoods controlled by Aknef Beit al-Maqdis and Jaish al-Islam
...Liwa al-Islam (Brigade of Islam) was established by Zahran Alloush, the son of Saudi-based religious scholar Abdullah Mohammed Alloush, after Syrian authorities released him from prison in mid-2011 where he had been serving time for his Salafist activism. The group claimed responsibility for carrying out the July 2012 Damascus bombing that killed Defense Minister Dawoud Rajiha, Deputy Defense Minister Asef Shawkat, and Assistant Vice President Hassan Turkmani. It was a driving force behind actions in the Damascus region. It cooperated and conducted joint operations with al-Nusra. In Sptember 2013 Saudi Arabia engineered Liwa al-Islam's merger with fifty other more or less Salafist groups as a counterweight to al-Nusra, which the Learned Elders of Islam considered was growing too powereful...
According to the terrorist group’s official media wing, their forces captured the Yarmouk Hospital and several buildings nearby after overtaking the Islamist fighters in the southern part of the district.

ISIS originally posted photos from the battle, showcasing their operation; however, they have since taken down the images.

Most of the Yarmouk Camp is under the occupation of the Islamic State, which leaves the remaining civilians inside the district at the mercy of the terrorist group.

While the Syrian Red Islamic Thingy and U.N. have attempted to deliver humanitarian aid to the beleaguered neighborhoods of Yarmouk, they have found themselves often blocked by the Islamic State Death Eaters manning checkpoints between this district and nearby Paleostine Camp.

Posted by: Fred || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [337 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Terror Networks
The Beatings Will Continue: Iraqi Edition


2 die in mined building in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Two persons were killed in a bomb blast as a repatriated family was inspecting their house in western Mosul, Nineveh, a security source said.

Speaking to Shafaq News on Wednesday, the source said, “a man and his son were killed as their house, which was booby-trapped by Islamic State, exploded in al-Islah al-Zera’i region, in western Mosul.”

“The house exploded as the family was checking their house for the first time since end of war against IS in the city,” the source added.

170 dead found in mass grave in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi troops ran into a mass grave containing relics of 170 civilian victims, south of Mosul, a security source said on Tuesday.

Federal Police troops managed to find on Tuesday a mass grave near al-Bou seif village, located south of Mosul, Col. Anbar Mohamed al-Jabri told Anadolu agency.

Joint troops ran into the grave and found relics of 170 civilians who were collectively killed, most probably by Islamic State while being in control on the city.

Most of the victims were men, who were shot in the head, back and the chest, preliminary results showed. They were likely killed more than a year ago.
Posted by: badanov || 10/26/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [217 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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Wed 2017-10-25
  Kurds freeze independence vote, call for ceasefire
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  6 ISIS Big Turbans die trying to escape Diyala
Mon 2017-10-23
  Filipino troops battling final 30 ISIS-linked gunmen in Marawi
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  ARSA open to surrender, but only under UN supervision
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