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200+ schools in Herat controlled by Taliban
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Afghanistan
7 Bad Guys die in Nangarhar province
At least seven Daesh insurgents were killed in a drone strike in eastern Nangarhar province on Monday afternoon, local officials confirmed on Tuesday.

The incident happened after a drone targeted an insurgent safe haven in Haska Mena district of the province, a spokesman for the provincial governor Ataullah Khoghyani said.

He also stated that a cache of weapons was also destroyed..
Posted by: badanov || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [271 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa North
11 terrorists killed in shootout with Egyptian police in Ismailia: Ministry
[AlAhram] Egypt's interior ministry said on Tuesday that police potted 11 holy warriors in a shootout at a farm that was being used as a terrorist hideout in Ismailia governorate.

Police also confiscated equipment including three machine guns, one rifle, wireless communication devices, kabooms, as well as large amounts of ammunition, the statement reads.

Several other hideouts were also raided by police forces, including in Ismailia and 10th of Ramadan City, which were used to stockpile equipment to be smuggled to North Sinai.

Police also tossed in the clink
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
six people at one of the hideouts who were involved in providing support to terrorist groups in North Sinai, according to the statement.

Police forces also arrested three people who were part of a smuggling network that provided logistical support to terrorist groups in North Sinai.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [240 views] Top|| File under:


Arabia
Seven more people beheaded in Saudi Arabia, 137 total this year
[ALMASDARNEWS] Seven people were executed in 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...
on Tuesday following their convictions on charges of murder, robbery and drug smuggling. The condemned included a gang of six Yemeni home invaders and one Saudi drug-runner.

The Yemenis were convicted of killing three people across multiple home invasions in ’Asir, a southern province of Saudi Arabia. They also stole cash and other valuables from the homes of their victims. All six men were executed in the city of Abha.

The Saudi convict had smuggled pills into the country and was executed in Tabuk.

One hundred thirty people have been executed in Saudi Arabia thus far in 2017, not quite breaking last year’s number of 154 executions. In the Kingdom, a litany of crimes can result in execution, including homosexuality, adultery, blasphemy, witchcraft and sexual misconduct. However,
there is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened...
the vast majority of executions are conducted for serious convictions of terrorism, drug-smuggling, kidnapping, armed robbery, rape and murder.

Posted by: Fred || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [458 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

#1  Recidivism rate = Very Low
Posted by: Frank G || 11/29/2017 7:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Complaints from the no-death-penalty progressives -Very Low.
Posted by: Bobby || 11/29/2017 14:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Is beheaded Arabic for skulls or blow job?
Posted by: Bubba the Great4743 || 11/29/2017 17:40 Comments || Top||

#4  Cheap, too, good crowd pleaser
Posted by: KBK || 11/29/2017 18:47 Comments || Top||

#5  Texas is falling behind!
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/29/2017 19:55 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Florida man sentenced to hospital, prison for Jewish center bomb plot
[IsraelTimes] A Florida man will be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment and likely serve 25 years in prison for plotting to bomb a synagogue and Jewish school center during Passover last year.
Nowadays the only locked wards for psychiatric treatment to be found are in prisons.
A Miami federal judge imposes that sentence on 41-year-old James Medina,
...James Gonzalo Medina in full. But he liked to call himself James Mohammed, and he claimed to be a convert to Islam...
who pleaded guilty to a religious hate crime and attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction. The maximum sentence is life in prison.

Authorities say Medina planned to attack the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center. Medina was placed in durance vile
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
in April 2016 after approaching the center with a fake bomb provided by an undercover FBI informant.

FBI recordings showed Medina supported 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 and claimed an obligation to attack Jews in the US.

His lawyers say Medina suffers from significant mental health problems.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [259 views] Top|| File under:


Iraq
6 ISIS Bad Guys smoked in gunfight in Kirkuk
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Six Islamic State militants were killed after their attack on al-Hawija town, Kirkuk, was repelled, a security source said.

“Six IS militants launched an attack on security forces and al-Hashd al-Shaabi in the desert area in Hawija, but their attack was foiled,” the source told IKH News on Tuesday.

“Security forces killed all IS attackers,” the source said, adding that the security situation in Hawija is now under control.
Posted by: badanov || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


ISIS Bad Guys flee hideouts in Diyala and Salahuddin
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) A local official from Diyala province has said Islamic State members left their hideouts in the region on borders with Salahuddin province and are likely drawing plans.

“Islamic State has been silent in Mutaibija. Most of the militants were hiding at underground rest houses and hideouts. The situation has been very calm for weeks,” Mohamed Daifan al-Ebeidi, head of Udhaim provincial council, told AlSumaria News on Monday.

“The situation in Mutaibija changed over the past 24 hours. There has been an activity that started to show up as IS members began getting out of their underground hideouts,” he said. “Maybe the group tries to do something at any time, which urged the security forces to be on high alert.”

“It’s time to end Islamic State’s presence in Mutaibija, which is a security challenge not for Diyala only but Salahuddin and Kirkuk also,” he added.
Posted by: badanov || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [242 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin
Iraqi militiaman dies in bombing attack in Hur Rugab
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A former militia member died Tuesday when a bomb placed under his vehicle went off in southern Baghdad, according to a local police source.

IkhNews quoted the source saying that a former member of the Sahwa (Awakening) Councils died when a bomb fitted beneath his vehicle exploded on his way out of his home in Hur Ragab south of the capital.

2 die in bomb attack
Bagdhad (IraqiNews.com) Eight people were killed and injured in a bomb blast north of Baghdad on Tuesday, a security source told Baghdad Today.

“An explosive charge went off near a popular market at al-Tarimiya town north of Baghdad, leaving two persons dead and six others injured,” the source said.

“Security forces rushed to the blast’s site and cordoned it off,” the source said, adding that ambulances carried the dead to the forensic medicine department, and the injured to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Posted by: badanov || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [253 views] Top|| File under:


Anbar Antix
Iraqi troops prepare operation in Wadi Hauran
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi troops are on high alert to liberate Wadi Hauran area from the Islamic State militants, a military commander said.

“Our units have cleared 50 percent of the total area of the desert of around 29,000 square kilometers (11,000 sq miles). The first phase is over,” Spokesman for the Joint Operations Command Brigadier General Yahya Rasool told AFP on Monday.

“Now, our units will proceed to clearing the rest of the desert zones, including Wadi (valley) Hauran,” he said.

“The valley is deep and reaches Syrian territory. The mission is to destroy all the hideouts in the desert and valleys to secure western Iraq’s border with Syria” before soldiers are posted along the frontier, he said.

Wadi Hauran, with 200-metre-deep (650-foot-deep), is the longest valley in Iraq, stretching on 350 kilometers (210 miles) from the Saudi border to the Euphrates River, also reaching the borders with Jordan.

Iraqi Army destroys ISIS camp near al-Rutba
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi army destroyed on Tuesday an Islamic State camp south of Ar-Rutbah town in Anbar, a military commander said.

“The army’s 1st brigade destroyed an IS camp at a desert area near Ar-Rutbah town in Anbar,” Commander of Anbar Operations Major General Mahmoud al-Falahi told DijlahTv on Tuesday.

“The camp included a booby-trapped vehicle, explosive charges and a laboratory for making bombs,” Falahi said.

On Monday, a woman was killed, while her husband and daughter were injured as a booby-trapped house exploded in Anbar province.
Posted by: badanov || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [259 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Mass grave of Yazidi victims of ISIS discovered
[ALMASDARNEWS] The remains of 340 Yazidis who were massacred by ISIS have been discovered in a mass grave nearby djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
. The grisly discovery was made by Iraqi troops in the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh in northern Iraq.

"The mass grave contains the bodies of 340 people and is located in al-Ba’aj town, which was under control of Isis terrorists," Brigadier General Mohammed al-Shemari stated.

The area of Nineveh and the Iraqi province of the same name are still under the process of being secured by Iraqi armed forces, after it was fully liberated from ISIS control in July, after months of heavy fighting.

The mass grave is estimated to date back to 2014, when the terrorist group first gained control over significant portions of northern Iraq in a blitz offensive. The over three hundred bodies are thought to belong to men, women and even children who were executed by ISIS.
Posted by: Fred || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [400 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  May their murders face Justice in this world & the next ...
Posted by: Adriane || 11/29/2017 19:58 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Army Combat Summary
A military source said that the Syrian army units, in cooperation with the allied forces, on Tuesday regained control over al-Quriyeh town on al-Mayadeen-al-Boukamal direction in the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.

The source added that the army units carried out intensive operation against ISIL terrorists, leaving a number of them dead and destroying their equipment.

According to the source, the army units continue chasing the terrorists’ remnants while the engineering units are dismantling the mines and explosives planted by terrorists in the town’s streets and squares.

Damascus Countryside
Army and Armed Forces units carried out a military operation against gatherings of al-Nusra Front terrorists in the surroundings of Bardaia strategic hill in the southwestern part of Damascus Countryside.

SANA’s reporter in Damascus countryside said that the army units launched the operations in cooperation with the popular defense groups, establishing control over the eastern chain of the strategic hill of Bardaia to the southwest of Kafar Hor village after killing many al-Nusra terrorists and destroying their weapons and ammo.

The reporter added that an army unit is continuing special operations against the remaining al-Nusra terrorists to establish full control over Bardaia hill which surrounds Beit Jin farm, the largest gathering for the al-Nusra in the Western Gouta area.

The reporter said that al-Nusra terrorists targeted with artillery shells Tel al-Shaar in the eastern countryside of Quneitra in an attempt to reduce the pressure on the terrorists of Beit Jin farm.

Source: SANA
Posted by: badanov || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syrian government accepts terms for a ceasefire in the East Ghouta
[ALMASDARNEWS] The UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said he was informed that Russia and the Syrian government had agreed to a ceasefire in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta.

He was speaking to journalists ahead of the latest round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva on Tuesday.

"We are, and were, very concerned about it," he said.

"Now we need to see whether it is a safe place, but it is not coincidental that is has actually been proposed and agreed upon just the day of the beginning of this session," he added.

The talks, which are mediated by the UN, began in confusion earlier in the morning.

Negotiations were due to start on November 28, but Bashar-al-Assad’s government only confirmed their participation the day before. Representatives of the Syrian government are now expected to arrive on Wednesday.

Posted by: Fred || 11/29/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [241 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria



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Wed 2017-11-29
  200+ schools in Herat controlled by Taliban
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
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