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Islamist protesters clash with Pakistan police for second day
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Afghanistan
Militants suffer casualties in premature Zabul and Wardak bombings
[Khaama Press] The anti-government armed murderous Moslems have suffered casualties in three separate premature bombings in southern Zabul and central Maidan Wardak provinces of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense of Afghanistan in its latest operational update has stated that the kabooms took place in the past twenty four hours in different locations.

According to MoD, at least two murderous Moslems were killed and two others were maimed in an kaboom in Syedabad district of Wardak province.

The ministry further added that another Death Eater was killed after his explosives went off prematurely in Arghandab district of Zabul province.

In another incident in Shamulz district of Zabul, at least three murderous Moslems were killed and another Death Eater was maimed, MoD added.

The Ministry of Defense says the three separate incidents took place while the murderous Moslems were busy planting roadside kabooms.

The anti-government armed Death Eater groups frequently use explosives materials for the roadside kaboomings and boom-mobileings to target the government staff and security personnel.

However,
facts are stubborn; statistics are more pliable...
in majority of such incidents the ordinary civilians are targeted besides such bombings incur casualties to the security personnel and in some cases the Talibs themselves are killed or maimed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [225 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  premature explodidation...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/27/2017 0:12 Comments || Top||

#2  explodile dysfunction
Posted by: Frank G || 11/27/2017 10:21 Comments || Top||


Senior ISIS leaders among 14 killed in Nangarhar airstrikes
[Khaama Press] At least fourteen snuffies affiliated with 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 Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an Arclight airstrike conducted in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government media office issued a statement on Saturday afternoon and said the Arclight airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Achin district.

The statement further added that the target of the Arclight airstrike apparently was senior ISIS leaders who were killed in the Arclight airstrike

The snuffies were targeted in the vicinity of Margha area of Mamand Dara of Achin district, the statement said, adding that the two ISIS leaders killed in the raid have been identified as Asadullah Orakzai and Shakirullah Kunari.

The anti-government armed bully boy groups including the ISIS snuffies have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [201 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


4 Taliban die attempting attack on government checkpoint
At least four Taliban insurgents were killed in a clash with security forces in northern Baghlan province on Saturday night, local officials confirmed.

In addition, six other insurgents were wounded.

The clash took place in Surkh Kotal village of Pul-e-Khumri after dozens of Taliban insurgents attacked a security check post, a spokesman for provincial police chief Zabi Shuja said.

“The Taliban retreated after several hours of clashes,” he said.

However, the official did not provide further details about the clash nor of casualties among the security forces.
Posted by: badanov || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [210 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Subsaharan
Boko Haram in new raid on town in Nigeria
[Al Ahram] 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...
fighters briefly overran a town in northeast Nigeria
... a particularly crimson stretch of Islam's bloody border...
in a raid to loot food supplies, military and civilian militia sources said on Sunday, in the latest attack in the restive region.

The attack happened on Saturday evening when a large number of jihadists stormed Magumeri, some 50 kilometres (30 miles) north of the Borno state capital, Maiduguri.

The town and surrounding area have been attacked before by fighters loyal to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
-group supported factional leader of Boko Haram, Abu Mus'ab al-Barnawi.

In July, at least 69 people -- most of them soldiers and civilian militia members -- were killed in an ambush on a heavily armed convoy escorting an oil exploration team.

"It was a huge invasion," a military source in Maiduguri told AFP of Saturday night's attack.

"They had heavy weapons and our troops were overwhelmed. After a fierce battle, they were forced to withdraw.

"Reinforcements were later deployed and they engaged the terrorists, pushing them out of the town, which is now under the full control of the Nigerian military.

"Civilians who had fled into the bushes have begun returning to their homes."

A member of the Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) added: "Boko Haram briefly took over Magumeri yesterday (Saturday) after pushing soldiers out of the town.

"Civilians fled as well. But later more soldiers were sent and they took over the town from Boko Haram."

Boko Haram was only in the town for several hours until early Sunday, he added.

"This is a classic Boko Haram attack: to loot supplies and assert their presence. Even if troops hadn't deployed they would have withdrawn after looting and destruction," the CJTF member said.

Posted by: Fred || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Egyptian UN peacekeeper killed in Central Africa ambush
[Al Ahram] An Egyptian peacekeeper with the UN mission in the Central African Republic (CAR) was killed and three others maimed Sunday in an ambush, authorities said.

The soldier died in an attack carried out by "armed elements affiliated with the anti-Balaka movement," the UN peacekeeping mission MINUSCA said.

Anti-Balaka were nominally Christian militias organised in response to the bloody sectarian violence unleashed by Moslem-majority Seleka
...a 'mainly' Moslem rebel force in the Central African Republic that overthrew the govt, imposed a regime of rapine and looting on the country's non-Moslem population, and was then tossed by France. They still exist, getting funding and weapons from somewhere or other, licking their wounds, complaining about the oppression of Moslems, and occasionally raping and looting someone...
rebels in 2013.

Mired in poverty but rich in minerals, CAR has been battered by a three-year conflict between the rival militias that began after then-president Francois Bozize was tossed.

During the attack on Sunday near the southern town of Gambo, three other peacekeepers were maimed and five attackers were "neutralised", MINUSCA said.

The attack happened while a MINUSCA convoy was making a run to reinforce a base.

The soldier's death raises to 13 the number of peacekeepers killed in attacks in CAR this year.

Posted by: Fred || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [183 views] Top|| File under: Seleka


Arabia
Drone kills 7 Qaeda suspects in Yemen
[Al Ahram] A dronezap has killed seven suspected members of al-Qaeda in southern Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.

The United States is the only force known to operate armed drones over Yemen.

"A drone likely to be American" killed all seven overnight as they were aboard three vehicles on the road from the southern province of Shabwa to the central province of Bayda, the official said.

Washington considers the Yemen-based 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...
to be the radical group's most dangerous branch.

A long-running drone war against AQAP has intensified since US 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.

AQAP has flourished in the chaos of the country's civil war, which pits the Saudi-backed government against the Houthis.
Posted by: Fred || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula


Europe
Police open fire on charging migrant car in Calais
[TheLocal.fr] French police opened fire Saturday on a car carrying migrants colonists near the port of Calais as it sped toward a group of officers trying to halt it for a check, authorities said.

None of the nine migrants colonists aboard the vehicle was maimed, but the car hit one of the officers and injured his knee.

Calais is a key jumping off point for migrants colonists seeking to break into Britannia-bound trucks or pay smugglers to help them get across the Channel.

"The vehicle hit an officer, whose knee was slightly injured. The officers opened fire", stopping the vehicle, a local official told AFP.

The six Iraqis and three Afghans in the car were enjugged
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
Earlier in the day five migrants colonists were maimed in an exchange of gunfire between groups of Afghan migrants colonists in Calais, which officials blamed on violence between traffickers.

That shooting does not appear to be linked to the car incident, which happened on a road leading to the port.

The local prefect's office told AFP the apparent score settling happened near a Catholic aid centre outside the centre of the northern port city.

One man was reportedly taken to hospital after being hit in the abdomen.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [335 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Maimed but not martyred. Too bad.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 11/27/2017 2:59 Comments || Top||

#2  None of the nine migrants colonists aboard the vehicle was maimed

We always doubted the French ability to shoot.

It's time they broke out the grape shot.
Posted by: AlanC || 11/27/2017 7:25 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
35 people injured in violent clashes in Karachi
[DAWN] At least 35 people were maimed, some of them receiving gunshot wounds, as violence erupted like lava from a volcano in Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
on Saturday during protests mounted by activists of religious parties in solidarity with members and supporters of the Tehrik Labbaik Ya Rasool Allah in Islamabad and Rawalpindi, officials and witnesses said.

At least two coppers were among those injured. All major shopping and commercial centres remained closed due to protests while public transport disappeared from the roads, causing immense suffering to the citizens.

Around 23 people, including two coppers, were hurt during festivities between the police and the protesters on main Sharea Faisal near Stargate while 12 people were maimed during festivities between the protesters and shopkeepers over forcible closure of shops and markets in Saddar area.

Protesters belonging to different religious organizations came out and blocked major roads and areas at around 30 places in the city after learning of the law-enforcement agencies’ bid to disperse the Tehrik’s supporters and members taking part in a sit-in on the junction of the twin cities.

Posted by: Fred || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Four militants killed in CTD encounter in Faislabad
[DAWN] FAISALABAD: Four alleged Death Eaters belonging to a banned outfit were killed in an encounter with Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

police’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) team on the Sargodha Road late on Friday, while their three to four accomplices managed to escape.

According to a CTD spokesperson, the department had been working on a threat alert that banned Tehrik-e-Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
Pakistain (TTP) was planning an attack in Faisalabad
...formerly known as Lyallpur, the third largest metropolis in Pakistain, the second largest in Punjab after Lahore. It is named after some Arab because the Paks didn't have anybody notable of their own to name it after...
.

He said following an information that some Death Eaters of Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group of the TTP had entered the city, an intelligence-based operation was conducted during which a CTD team detected seven to eight armed motorcyclists near Sargodha Road, in the remit of Nishatabad cop shoppe.

The front man said as the gunnies were told to surrender, they opened fire on the CTD personnel which was returned. The CTD men took cover and exchanged fire with the krazed killers, he added. He said when the firing stopped, four of the Death Eaters were found dead "in the firing of their own accomplices".

Three to four Death Eaters managed to escape, taking benefit of the darkness, he added.

Arms and explosives, including two Kalashnikov guns, pistols, ammunition, about three kilogram explosives, detonators and two cycle of violences were seized from the spot, he said.

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Islamist protesters clash with Pakistan police for second day
[Al Ahram] Islamist party activists on Sunday clashed with security forces for a second day on the outskirts of Pakistain's capital, Islamabad, burning vehicles before withdrawing to a protest camp they have occupied for more than two weeks, police said.

According media reports at least six people were killed on the previous day, when several thousand police and paramilitary tried to disperse a sit-in protest by the religious hard-liners, who have blocked the main route into the capital from the neighbouring garrison city of Rawalpindi.

More than 125 people were maimed in Saturday's failed crackdown, and police superintendent Amir Niazi said 80 members of the security forces were among the casualties.

On Sunday morning, smoke billowed from the charred remains of a car and three cycle of violences near the protest camp, where several thousand members of the Tehrik-e-Labaid party have gathered in defiance.

Police and paramilitary forces had surrounded the camp in the Faizabad district between the two cities, but no army troops were on the scene, despite a call the night before by the civilian government for the military to help restore order.

"We will move when we have orders," Niazi, the police superintendent, said on Saturday. "What the protesters did yesterday was in no means was lawful. They attacked our forces."

Activists from Tehrik-e-Labaik have blocked the main road into the capital for two weeks, accusing the law minister of blasphemy against Islam and demanding his dismissal and arrest.

"We are in our thousands. We will not leave. We will fight until end," Tehrik-e-Labaik party front man Ejaz Ashrafi told Rooters on Saturday.

Tehrik-e-Labaik is one of two new ultra-religious political movements that became prominent in recent months.

While Islamist parties are unlikely to win a majority they could play a major role in elections that must be held by summer next year.

Tehrik-e-Laibak was born out of a protest movement lionizing Mumtaz Qadri, a bodyguard of the governor of Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

province who bumped off his boss in 2011 over his call to reform strict blasphemy laws.

The party won a surprisingly strong 7.6 percent of the vote in a by-election in Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
last month.

Posted by: Fred || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [287 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
ISIS hideouts in Diyala destroyed in airstrikes
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) An Islamic State hideout was destroyed in an airstrike on a village in al-Muqdadiyah city, Diyala, an army commander said.

“The Iraqi army targeted an IS hideaway at Bablan village in al-Muqdadiyah city, some 35 km northeast of Baqubah,” Commander of the Tigris Operations Lieutenant General Mazher al-Azzawi told AlSumaria News on Sunday.

“A security force, afterwards, rushed to the scene and destroyed the hideout completely,” he said, adding that the air raid was launched upon accurate intelligence information.

“Our strategy to eliminate IS remnants in Iraq has achieved significant results over the past months,” he concluded.

The Iraqi army announced on Thursday the launch of an offensive to clear the desert bordering Syria of IS militants.
Posted by: badanov || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [197 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Ninevah Neutralization News
ISIS Big Turban, 40 others smoked in airstrikes near Ninevah
Iraqis got his whole bloodline, it seems
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) A prominent Islamic State member was killed along with around 40 others in airstrikes that hit al-Jazira region, located between Nineveh and Anbar on Friday, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed newspaper reported on Sunday.

“Three IS locations in al-Jazira and Tal al-banat, on the borders between Nineveh and Anbar, were targeted leaving Iyad al-Jumeily, known as abu Yahia al-Ansari, an Iraqi national, killed.” an officer from Anbar Operations Command said.

Jumeily was killed along with his wife, children and 40 other prominent members, the officer added.

Scores of Beturbaned Bad Guys die in Ninevah airstrikes
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Dozens of Islamic State militants were killed in air raids by the Iraqi army on Hatra city, Nineveh, the military media said.

“Iraqi warplanes killed scores of IS terrorists and destroyed two of their armored vehicles, west of Hatra city, as part of the military operation launched on Thursday to liberate al-Jazirah, the desert area falling between Nineveh, Salahuddin and Anbar provinces, from IS militants,” the Defense Ministry’s War Media Cell said in a statement on Sunday.

“Also, a bobby-trapped vehicle hidden at an IS hideout, west of Hatra, was destroyed as part of the military operation,” the statement read.

The Joint Operations Command announced on Saturday that only fifty percent of the regions between Salahuddin and Anbar provinces were liberated.

3 ISIS Infiltrators detained near Tal Afar
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi forces arrested on Sunday three Islamic State terrorists while trying to infiltrate into Tal Afar district in Nineveh, a security source said.

“Security forces, in cooperation with military intelligence officers, arrested three IS terrorists while trying to infiltrate into Tal Afar district via desert routes bordering Syria,” the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA) quoted a security source as saying.

They were taken to a police station for interrogation, the source added.

4 ISIS troops die in airstrikes in Ninevah
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Four Islamic State militants were killed in an airstrike carried out by Iraqi army in Nineveh province, security sources were quoted saying.

Iraqi fighter jets targeted six locations of IS remnants at the boundaries of Hammam al-Alil, south of Mosul, Col. Abdul Salam al-Jabouri, of the army, told Anadolu agency on Saturday.

“Some havens by the Tigris River and on islands in the river, where the militants are hiding, were targeted,” he added.

Meanwhile, Cap. Ahmed al-Jabouri, of the military’s Nineveh Operations Command, said “four IS members were killed due to the airstrikes there.”

“The shelling took place simultaneously with an operation on the ground carried out by Federal Police to destroy the IS hideouts, from which they attack surrounding regions,” he said.

“Federal Police cordoned off the region and used boats to invade it in search for militants,” he added.
Posted by: badanov || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [201 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin
7 casualties in bombing attack
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Seven people were killed and injured in a bomb blast in south of Baghdad, police source said.

Speaking to AlSumaria News on Sunday, the source said, “a bomb, placed near a market in al-Nahrawan region, south of Baghdad, exploded in the morning, leaving a person killed and six others wounded.”

“Security troops cordoned off the blast spot and prevented approaching. Ambulances transferred the wounded to hospital, while the victim was taken to forensic medicine department,” the source, who preferred anonymity, added.
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Anbar Antix
Kops destroy ISIS munitions depots
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Two Islamic State depots used for storing explosives and arms were destroyed in Anbar province on Sunday, the Interior Ministry said.

“Iraqi policemen destroyed two arms depots that were used by IS militants at al-Karmah city and near the Japanese bridge in Anbar,” Spokesman for the Interior Ministry Saad Maan said in a statement.

“A huge explosion was heard as a result of the crackdown on the IS warehouses,” Maan said, adding that no casualties were reported.

On Saturday, three civilians were killed as a bomb went off inside a hospital in western Anbar.

In remarks to SNG website, Qutri al-Obeidi, a senior leader with al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) said, “A bomb that was placed by IS militants inside a hospital in Rawa town, exploded, leaving three civilians killed.”
Posted by: badanov || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinians behaving badly: seven arrested, one hospitalized
Boys will be boys...
Six suspects arrested by security forces in West Bank

[Ynet] The IDF, Shin Bet, Israel Police and Border Police tossed in the calaboose
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
six suspects in the West Bank overnight Saturday.

Three are accused of involvement in terror activities and violent rioting. The suspects were brought in for interrogation.

IDF clashes with 40 Palestinians in Beit Ummar; one rioter hurt

[Ynet] IDF forces clashed with some 40 Paleostinian rioters in the town of Beit Ummar in the West Bank. Paleostinians hurled stones at the soldiers, who responded with crowd dispersal measures. One of the main agitators was moderately hurt and taken to a Jerusalem hospital for treatment.

No IDF soldiers were hurt in the incident.

Palestinian youth arrested after attempting to smuggle knife into Tomb of the Patriarchs

[Ynet] Border Police tossed in the slammer
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
a 17-year-old Paleostinian at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron, armed with a knife he tried to smuggler into the compound.

The suspect arrived at one of the checkpoints and the soldiers noticed that he was trying to hide something behind his shirt. After the force found out he was hiding a knife, the youth was arrested and transferred for further questioning.

Shots fired at IDF post near Ramallah, no injuries reported

[IsraelTimes] Paleostinians fired shots at a IDF post near Ramallah, though no injuries were reported, the army said Sunday evening.

Six bullet casings were found at the scene, and forces were searching the area for the shooters, the army added.

From an initial investigation, the military determined that the shots were fired from a passing car.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [233 views] Top|| File under:

#1  forces were searching the area for the shooters

Responsible journalism.
Shooters are assumed to be Palos.
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/27/2017 1:49 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian Long Range Aviation continues to pound targets in Deir Ezzor
The Russian military says six of its Tupolev Tu-22M3 long-range bombers have once again successfully launched airstrikes against positions of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group in Syria’s eastern province of Deir Ezzor as government forces, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, are fighting to totally retake the region from the terrorists.

According to a statement by the Russian Defense Ministry, the large bombers, which flew from an airfield in Russia, hit “terrorist strongholds” in the valley of the Euphrates River in the volatile province.

The airstrikes came a day after a similar attack the Russian bombers carried out in the same province against ISIL’s fortified areas, manpower and armored vehicles near Abbas town, which lies northwest of the recently-liberated Bukamal town and near the border with Iraq.

Six Russian Tupolev Tu-22M3 long-range bombers have targeted ISIL positions near Syria’s eastern town of al-Bukamal on the border with Iraq.

Source: Websites
Posted by: badanov || 11/27/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [226 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian government push for Damascus rebel enclave kills at least 19
[Al Ahram] An intensifying push by the Syrian government and allied forces to take the last major rebel stronghold near the capital Damascus killed at least 19 people on Sunday and injured many, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The group said at least 123 people, including 26 children, have been killed by air strikes and shelling since the Syrian army backed by Russian jets began an offensive nearly two weeks ago to take the besieged rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area.

Eastern Ghouta is one of several "de-escalation" zones across western Syria, where Russia has brokered deals to ease the fighting between rebels and Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Scourge of Qusayr...
's government.

A Rooters witness said there had been drones in the sky since Sunday morning and warplanes had heavily bombarded the towns of Mesraba and Harasta. Heavy shelling also hit Eastern Ghouta and dozens had been injured.

Assad's forces have besieged Eastern Ghouta since 2012 and the area is suffering a humanitarian crisis.

Ghouta residents are so short of food that they are eating trash, fainting from hunger and forcing their children to eat on alternate days, the U.N. World Food Programme said in a report this week.

The opposition Eastern Ghouta Damascus Countryside local council said this week the escalating bombardment was forcing people to seek shelter in unsuitable and unsanitary places which it feared could lead to disease outbreaks.

A number of shells from the rebel enclave have hit government-held Damascus in the past two weeks.

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Terror Networks
The Beatings Will Continue: Iraqi Edition

Yazidis found in mass grave in Ninevah
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A mass grave, composed of relics of Yazidi victims, was found in Nineveh province, a security source said.

Brig. Gen. Mohamed al-Shemari, of the Iraqi army, said troops ran into a mass grave in Baaj town, west of Mosul. Tens of victims, executed by Islamic State members, were found there.

The grave was composed of relics of 98 Yazidi victims, who were killed by IS when they were controlling the region in 2014. The relics will be recovered to be identified and handed over to their families.

On Saturday, the semi-official Al-Sabah newspaper quoted Shukr Melham Ilyas, head of Qahtaniyah town, as saying that troops confiscated a grave with relics of 73 Yazidi women, men and children in Rambousi region, west of Mosul.

Many Yazidis were persecuted and held in Mosul by Islamic State, which considered them devil-worshippers.
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6Govt of Pakistan
5Moslem Colonists
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1Govt of Qatar (MB)
1Seleka
1Govt of Iraq
1Govt of Syria
1Boko Haram (ISIS)
1al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
1Commies
1Hezbollah
1Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)
1Govt of Iran

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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

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

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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Two weeks of WOT
Mon 2017-11-27
  Islamist protesters clash with Pakistan police for second day
Sun 2017-11-26
  US airstrike wipe-out ISIS hideout in Nangarhar, leaving 13 dead
Sat 2017-11-25
  Mnangagwa, the ‘Crocodile,’ sworn in as Zimbabwe president
Fri 2017-11-24
  BREAKING: More than 54 85 235 dead in Sinai Bombing, shooting attack
Thu 2017-11-23
  Rouhani declares end of IS
Wed 2017-11-22
  Former Saudi military man gets 23 years for recruiting Daesh fighters, traveling to Syria
Tue 2017-11-21
  Huge amounts of Islamic State’s weapons seized, southwest of Mosul
Mon 2017-11-20
  Arrested Ansar al-Islam militant confesses to killing blogger Avijit Roy
Sun 2017-11-19
  Police Confirm Multiple Suicide Bombings in Borno, As Death Toll Rises
Sat 2017-11-18
  Iraq Forces Retake Last IS-Held Town in Country
Fri 2017-11-17
  Iraqi troops destroy ISIS HQ in Diyala
Thu 2017-11-16
  Zimbabwe’s Military, in Apparent Takeover, Says It Has Custody of Mugabe
Wed 2017-11-15
  Mall of America Stabber Identified as Mahad Abdiaziz Abdirahaman
Tue 2017-11-14
  Pakistani militants among 4 killed in US drone strike in Nangarhar
Mon 2017-11-13
  At least 50 dead in artillery fire, Russian strikes in Syria

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