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After ISIS mass beheading, Taliban militants execute own leader in Nangarhar
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Afghanistan
Afghan govt leader spotted in Fatemiyoun brigade gathering sparks concerns
Are they given golden keys for unlocking the gates of Paradise? That’s what the Mullahs gave the boys sent to clear the minefields during the Iran-Iraq war.
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Amid growing concerns regarding the massive deployment of the Afghan youths in Syria war by Iran, the Afghan unity government deputy chief executive Haji Mohamamd Mohaqiq has been spotted in a gathering of the Fatemiyoun brigade operating under the Iranian Revutionary Guard to fight in Syria, a move which has further sparked concerns among the people regarding the fate of the Afghan youths who die and those returning to the country from the Syrian conflict.

Mohaqiq has reportedly attended the gathering in Tehran to praise the youths and Fatemiyoun brigade for the turing the conflict in Syria into the favor of the regime in power led by Bashir al-Assad.

He has reportedly hailed the leader of Hezb-e-Ullah Hasan Nasrullha and the commander of the Fatemiyoun brigade for their recent victory in the war.

However,
there's more than one way to skin a cat...
back in Afghanistan, the government officials and people are concerned that the participation of the Afghan youths will have a negative impact on the situation of the country.

An Afghan politician Ghulam Farooq Majroh says the participation of the Afghan youths in Syria conflicts and government officials endorsing such moves will have a negative impact on the country, considering the ongoing situation in the country.

The former Afghan intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil had earlier warned that the deployment of the Afghan youths to Syria may shift the Iran-Saudi rivalry to Afghanistan.

Amid growing concerns regarding the massive recruitment of the Afghan youths by Iran for the Syrian conflict, Nabil has called the move by Iran as a quite dangerous move.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [211 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Isn't that what Iran did in the Iran - Iraq war? I recall reports of Iran breaching minefields with mobs of conscripts, who may have not been armed.
I can't find anything on that at the moment. One of reasons I thoroughly dislike the mullahs. Iran used to be beautiful.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 11/28/2017 13:27 Comments || Top||


After ISIS mass beheading, Taliban militants execute own leader in Nangarhar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
snuffies have executed their own leader over alleged links 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 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.
That’s an unexpected twist. We’ll need to send out for more popcorn.
According to the local officials, the incident took place recently in the vicinity of Shirzad district, home to several Talibs.

The officials further added that the Taliban group leader killed by his own fighters has been identified Mawlavi Shukoor.

The provincial government media office in a statemetn also confirmed that armed Taliban snuffies covered with masks executed their leader over alleged ties with the ISIS group in Shirzad district.

The statement further added that the Taliban leader was killled in Karki Khel area of the of Shirzad.

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

This comes as at least fifteen Death Eaters affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot, ISIS Khorsan, had their heads chopped off by their own comrades in this province last week.

According to the local officials, the incident took place recently in the restive Achin district.

The provincial government media office in a statement the incident took place in Surkhab Bazar area of Mamand Dara in Achin.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [371 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Possibly executed isis were undercover talibs exposed by their Leader?
Posted by: Lumpy Clerert9758 || 11/28/2017 9:01 Comments || Top||


US drone strike leaves 2 ISIS members dead in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least two members of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in an Arclight airstrike of the US forces in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan.

The provincial police commandment in a statement said unmanned aerial vehicles belonging to the US forces targeted the loyalists of the terror group in Haska Mina district.

The statement further added that the holy warriors were targeted in the vicinity of Awghaz area of the district on Sunday, leaving two of them dead.

The anti-government armed bad boy groups including the ISIS holy warriors have not commented regarding the report so far.

Nangarhar is among the relatively calm provinces however the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
and ISIS holy warriors have increased their insurgency activities in some its remote parts during the recent years.

At least fourteen holy warriors affiliated with the terror group were killed in an Arclight airstrike conducted in this province on Saturday.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [183 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Deadly clash among police forces leave nearly 25 dead, wounded in Paktika
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A shootout erupted among the police forces in southeastern Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
province of Afghanistan leaving nearly 25 people dead or maimed.

A local security official says the incident took place in the vicinity of Sharana city, the placid provincial capital of Paktika.

The official speaking on the condition of anonymity further added that the clash between the police forces broke out after an altercation between the commanders of the two sides.

He said at least three coppers were killed and around 20 others were maimed durin the clash.

The main motive behind the clash has not been ascertained so far and an investigation is underway in this regard, the official added.

The latest infighting among the police forces takes place as the security forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations in Paktika and other parts of the country in the Southeast.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under:


Africa Horn
Sudan general, nine soldiers killed in Darfur clashes
[PRESSTV] A Sudanese general and nine soldiers were killed in festivities in the war-damaged region of Darfur on Sunday after their vehicles were ambushed by Death Eaters, state news SUNA reported on Monday.

Conflict in Darfur erupted in 2003 when mainly non-Arab tribes took up arms against Sudan's Arab-led government and has led to intermittent festivities ever since, though the government announced a unilateral ceasefire last year.

Fresh festivities erupted on Sunday following a military effort by government forces in the southern Darfur region to collect weapons from Death Eaters, SUNA reported.

Defense Minister Ali Mohammed Salem said that prominent Darfur militia leader Musa Hilal had been incarcerated
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
and the situation in Darfur was now stable following the festivities, according to SUNA. The news service did not elaborate.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [184 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan


KDF Destroys Six Shabaab Camps In Lamu’s Boni Forest
[RADIOSHABELLE] The Kenya Defence Forces have destroyed six Shabaab transit camps in the Boni Forest in Lamu County.

"They were camps formed by the holy warriors as they planned to conduct attacks in various parts of Lamu," said Boni Enclave Campaign director Joseph Kanyiri.

He confirmed that security officers also recovered weapons, including AK-47 rifles, grenade-making tools, food and medicine in the camps.

Speaking to the Nation on Monday, Mr Kanyiri said an undisclosed number of Shabaab bandidos gunnies were killed during the ambush and bombing of their hideouts.

Others escaped with bullet wounds, he added.

Mr Kanyiri urged hospitals in Lamu, Tana River, Garissa, Kilifi and Mombasa counties to report to the police anyone seeking treatment for bullet wounds.

He said the operation was successful as it eliminated al-Shabaab
... the personification of Somali state failure...
bandidos gunnies who had set base inside the dense forest.

In September 2015, the national government launched the ’Linda Boni’ operation with the objective of flushing out the al-Shabaab elite group Jaish al-Ayman from Boni Forest.

The militia group was said to have been operating from the forest since 2012 in retaliation to the deployment of Kenyan troops to Somalia to conduct in the Linda Nchi Operation.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [170 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Iran Naval Forces Repel Pirate Attack On Merchant Vessel In Gulf Of Aden
[RADIOSHABELLE] Iranian naval forces have repelled pirates who were attacking one of the country’s merchant vessels in the Gulf of Aden.

Iran’s 48th naval fleet, comprised of Alvand destroyer and Lavan logistic warship, rescued the Iranian ship from an attack by pirates in the south of Ras Sharbitat region in Oman on Sunday morning.

Gulf of Aden pirates attacked the Iranian merchant ship, named Caspian Harmony, in a bid to hijack it, but they were forced to flee by Iranian naval forces.

Iran’s 48th naval fleet set off for the high season September 2 on a mission to maintain the Islamic Theocratic Republic’s power in international waters and safeguard maritime routes.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [292 views] Top|| File under: Pirates

#1  No professional courtesy.
Posted by: Jack Hapsburg9466 || 11/28/2017 17:13 Comments || Top||


US Airstrike Against Islamic State Group In Somalia Kills 1
[RADIOSHABELLE] The U.S. military says it has carried out an Arclight airstrike against 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 in northeastern Somalia that killed one krazed killer.

The statement from the U.S. Africa Command says the Arclight airstrike was carried out Monday afternoon in coordination with Somalia’s government.

The United States early this month began targeting the small but growing presence of the Islamic State group in Somalia.

The Trump administration early this year approved expanded military efforts against Death Eaters in the Horn of Africa nation, primarily the homegrown and al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabaab
... the personification of Somali state failure...
Many of the Islamic State group fighters, who are said to number around 200, defected from al-Shabaab.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa North
Benghazi clampdown on crimes and violations after TV warning from Bukhamada
[Libya Herald] The security forces in Benghazi were ordered today to arrest anyone using firearms in the streets or for events such as weddings or other ceremonies.

It follows a statement broadcast on TV yesterday by Major-General Wanis Bukhamada, in his capacity as head of the new central operations room, that anyone breaking the law will be severely dealt with.

In his statement he ordered people who had taken over homes belonging to gunnies to leave immediately. So too must those who had taken over state or municipal property.

He also warned that anyone illegally arresting, detaining or kidnapping people while claiming to be part of the armed forces or the security services would be punished. As to the municipal guard, the agricultural police and other security agencies in Benghazi, they would be given full backing and they needed to get back to work.

Several times in his televised speech has said that criminals in the city would not be tolerated and would be punished. The city was going to improve, he said.

His call follows one earlier this month from Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter in which he called on all police in the east of the country to go back to work.

Yesterday, prior to the speech, the operations room launched a number of anti-drugs and anti-liquor raids in Benghazi, netting some 35 alleged dealers. Five were said to be Libyan, the rest from sub-Saharan Africa. Also targeted were unmarked vehicles, new construction sites to see if they had planning permission and abandoned buildings to see if they were being used for illicit activities.

Meanwhile today, Benghazi acting mayor Abdel Rahman Elabbar had a meeting with military and municipal figures to plan for a major cleanup of the city.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Five more die as Misratans nab Khoms man linked to seven-death family feud
[Libya Herald] Three Misratan security officials were among five dead when they stormed the Khoms’ home of the suspected killer of seven men in what has been described as a family feud.

The raid yesterday ended with the arrest of Noor Hadia Baba and fourteen of his supporters. Two others who had shot it out with the arriving Misratans were killed.

Baba, who has been linked the Islamist Lion of Islams, is accused of murdering seven members of a rival family last week after one of his own relatives was killed in a dispute over plot of land.

It is thought that Misratan security forces were executing a warrant for Baba’s arrest issued in the city, when they met violent resistance and had to besiege the building.

Less than two years ago Khoms was left without electricity when another family feud led to heavy exchanges of gunfire which knocked out the town’ power station.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Down Under
Muslim Man arrested over alleged plan for terror act on New Year's Eve in Melbourne
[TheGuardian] A 20-year-old man has been arrested in Victoria after counter-terrorism raids on Monday, with police alleging he was involved in preparing for planning a terrorist act in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve.

The man has not been charged. The Victoria police deputy commissioner Shane Patton told reporters on Tuesday morning that the man “was intending to use a firearm to shoot and kill as many people as he could in Federation Square area on New Year’s Eve”.

“The male is one of our high-risk persons of interest. We have been monitoring him for a very lengthy period of time. He’s an Australian citizen and he is of Somalian parents.”

In a joint counter-terrorism operation between state and federal police and intelligence agencies, searches were conducted at two residential properties in the south-western suburb of Werribee and the northern suburb of Meadow Heights, as well as a commercial property in Footscray, in Melbourne’s inner west.

The man was arrested just before 3pm on Monday. The search at the man’s home in Werribee would continue into Tuesday afternoon, Patton said. “What we are seeing is that the search will be complex,” he said.

The man is now being interviewed in relation to preparing to commit a terrorist attack, and collecting documents to facilitate a terrorist attack.

Patton said that once the interview was complete, he expected the man would face court, possibly some time on Tuesday afternoon.

“We expect that he will appear at the Melbourne magistrates court and that he will be charged with those offences,” Patton said, adding: “This male did not access a firearm. I think it is very important that I provide that reassurance to the public.

“He has been subject to our active investigation and at no stage did he access a firearm … The arrest means that this threat has been removed.

“We are quite confident that there is no risk or no threat to the Victorian community now that we have removed him from society … there is no ongoing threat posed in respect to New Year’s Eve, Christmas or any other area.”

An acting deputy commissioner for the Australian federal police, Ian McCartney, said the charges that police expected to bring against the man were serious and carried a maximum penalty of life in prison.

Police do not anticipate further arrests.
Deutsche Welle adds:
Police tossed in the slammer
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
the man after he attempted to purchase an automatic rifle.

The man, who was not named, had downloaded instructions from an al-Qaeda-linked website on how to launch a terrorist attack and how to use firearms, according to Victoria State Police Deputy Commissioner Shane Patton.

"What we will be alleging is that he was intending to use a firearm to shoot and kill as many people as he could in the Federation Square area on New Year's Eve," Patton said Tuesday.

Counterterrorism police had been monitoring the man for some time. He was allegedly a known bully boy and a sympathizer of the "Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
" (IS) group. Police acted when he met with people in an unsuccessful attempt to procure a gun.

A year ago, police foiled a plot to attack the same popular area on Christmas Day, arresting several men who planned to use explosives, knives and guns to target the location.
At 11:00 pm ET, An Nahar names our Somali-Australian villain as Ali Ali.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [213 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


The Grand Turk
Senior Gulenist captured by Turkish agents in Sudan
[PRESSTV] A high-ranking member of the movement of Pennsylvania-based opposition figure Fethullah Gülen
... a Turkish preacher living in Pennsylvania whom the current govt of Turkey considers responsible for all the ills afflicting Turkey and possibly the entire world...
, whom the Ankara government accuses of having criminal masterminded the failed July 2016 coup, has been captured by Ottoman Turkish intelligence agents in a joint operation with their Sudanese counterparts.

Security sources, speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
, said Memduh Cikmaz, who is referred to as the "money vault" of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), appeared at a court hearing in the northern city of Corum via video link as he was being transferred to Bakirkoy Court in Istanbul from the city’s Ataturk International Airport.

Cikmaz told the court he had been living in the Sudanese capital city of Khartoum, and was a partner in a brick factory.

The court remanded him in jug, saying there was "strong evidence of crime" and suspicion "he may flee."

Cikmaz was sought with an arrest warrant for "leadership of an armed terrorist group."

The security sources said agents from The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
’s National Intelligence Organization (MIT) found about the whereabouts of Cikmaz two months ago. He has apparently transferred millions of dollars to FETO from Sudan.

Also on, Istanbul’s 26th Heavy Penal Court began the trial of 50 former soldiers accused of attempting to occupy a municipality building during last year’s botched putsch.
Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Iraq
Iraqi forces liberate all western desert areas, most important Daesh shelters
[ALMASDARNEWS] Only a small pocket of ISIS Death Eaters remains on the Iraqi border with Syria.

The Iraqi army has completely freed the territories located between the provinces of Anbar and Saladin in the Iraqi Jazira region from ISIS terrorist group as announced by the command of Hashd Shaabi, a state-sponsored militia integrated into the Armed Forces.

"Hashd Shaabi has completed the liberation of the desert area of Jazira, [...] which has been considered as one of the most important ISIS shelters," the statement said.

According to the statement, only a small ISIS pocket remained in the Iraqi region on the border with Syria, north of the city of Qaim.

During the liberation operation, "dozens of ISIS snuffies were eliminated" as well as weapons caches and terrorists’ hideouts were found.

The successful operation comes several days after the Iraqi Armed Forces launched an operation to clean up the desert territories on border with Syria from ISIS, which was launched after town of Rawa, the last ISIS stronghold in Iraq, had been freed with the coalition’s assistance.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Suicide attack targets area southeast of Baghdad, killing 17
[Al Ahram] Two attackers shot several civilians on Monday in the Nahrawan area southeast of Baghdad before one went kaboom! and the other was killed by security forces, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said, without providing official casualty figures.

Local media reported at least 17 people were killed and 28 maimed. No group has grabbed credit for the attack, which an interior ministry front man described as "a terrorist attack by two terrorist suicide kaboomers who fired indiscriminately on citizens in the Nahrawan area".

Suicide bombings are a trademark 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....
. Iraqi security officials say the group is likely to wage an insurgency after its self-proclaimed caliphate collapsed and its snuffies were dislodged from territories they held in the country.
Update from The Times of Israel at 10:45 pm ET:
The Islamic State group claims responsibility for a double suicide kaboom that killed 11 people.

In an online statement, the bad boy group says two jacket wallahs yesterday targeted Shiites in Baghdad’s southeastern suburb of Nahrawan. The authenticity of the statement could not be immediately verified by The News Agency that Dare Not be Named.
Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [170 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Army storms southern Aleppo in new bid to reach east Idlib
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a fresh assault inside the southern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate, today, targeting the al-Qaeda linked Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s defenses southwest of al-Rashidiyah.

Led by their Elite Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army stormed the large pocket controlled by HTS southwest of the Khanasser Highway in a new bid to reach the eastern countryside of the Idlib Governorate.

While no gains have been reported by thus far, the Syrian Arab Army appears to be positioning themselves for a much bigger push in the coming days.
Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [169 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Syrian Army breaks through jihadist defenses near occupied Golan Heights
[ALMASDARNEWS] Syrian Arab Army (SAA) achieved a major breakthrough near the occupied Golan Heights, capturing several sites from the al-Qaeda linked Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group.

Led by the 42nd Brigade of the 4th Division and 7th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army broke-through HTS’ front-lines at strategic hilltop of Tal Bardayah, seizing many points after a short battle this afternoon.

According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Army has surrounded Tal Bardayah from several axes, putting them in prime position to capture the hilltop and impose fire control over the town of Magher al-Mair.

The source added that at least ten holy warriors from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham were killed during this swift advance this afternoon.
Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Syrian Army kills top Afghani commander of HTS in northern Hama
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) killed another high ranking commander of the al-Qaeda linked Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group in the northern countryside of Hama recently.

Abu Mou’az al-Afghani (Afghani national) was commanding his HTS unit near Tal Baleel, Monday, when his group came under a fierce attack by the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Mechanized Division.
He must be have been something special if Arabs allowed an Afghan to command them.
The jihadist commander was reportedly killed during the festivities with the Syrian Arab Army at the large hilltop of Tal Baleel on Monday.

The death of this terrorist commander comes on the same day that the Syrian Arab Army launched the second wave of their northern Hama assault.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Jihadist rebels in big trouble as Syrian Army approaches northeastern Hama strongholds
[ALMASDARNEWS] The jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and Jaish al-Izza are in serious trouble inside the northeastern countryside of Hama, as they find themselves nearly enveloped around their last strongholds in this rural area.

Backed by heavy Arclight airstrikes from the Russian Air Force, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has steadily crept their way to the towns of Umm Miyal and al-Rahjan, which are two strongholds for the jihadist rebels in northeast Hama.

The Syrian Army was able to better their positions around Umm Miyal, today, after capturing the small town of Mustarihah.

As a result of this advance, the Syrian Arab Army is now situated just south of Umm Miyal, leaving the jihadist rebels in a very uncomfortable spot.

If HTS and Jaish al-Izza are unable to beat back the Syrian Armed Forces in the coming days, they will be forced to give up this last piece of northeastern Hama that is under their control.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Syria: 80 people killed in just over 24 hours
[Al Jazeera] At least 80 people have been killed in just over 24 hours in suspected Russian and Syrian government shelling in the eastern and southern parts of Syria.

The majority of those killed were civilians.

In the eastern province of Deir Az Zor, suspected Russian warplanes hit al-Shafah village on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River on Sunday, killing about 51 people.

Four others were killed in an attack on the village of al-Darnaj, also on Sunday, raising the corpse count in the province to 55.

Deir Az Zor province is one of the final Syrian redoubts of the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS, also known as ISIS) after the gang was pushed out of its main strongholds, including Raqqa and Deir Az Zor city.

Posted by: Fred || 11/28/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [286 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  A very slow day?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/28/2017 14:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Just a tad over 3 an hour. Working hard or hardly working?
Posted by: SteveS || 11/28/2017 18:02 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Tue 2017-11-28
  After ISIS mass beheading, Taliban militants execute own leader in Nangarhar
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

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