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Yemen’s Saleh says ‘citizens have revolted against Houthi aggression’
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Afghanistan
Islamic State attack kills at least 2 in eastern Afghanistan
[ABCNEWS.GO] At least two security forces were killed and 10 others, including both soldiers and civilians, were maimed in an attack by 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 bandidos gunnies 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.

Attahullah Khogyani, front man for the provincial governor, said the two killed were intelligence service members and one was director of the Jalalabad intelligence department.

The attack began when a rocket was fired toward a private TV station in Jalalabad, and when security arrived at the scene a blast took place followed later by a third kaboom, said Khogyani.

The maimed include five police, two members of the intelligence service and three civilians.

An Islamic State group affiliate grabbed credit for the attack on a local TV and radio station in Jalalabad in a statement that was also posted on its Aamaq news agency website.

"Fighters of the Islamic State targeted with a rocket the building of Inekas radio station in Jalalabad city" the statement said.

Meanwhile,
...back at the argument, Livia grabbed for Jane's hair to make her point. Jane elbowed her in the face in rebuttal...
Basir Mujahid, front man for the Kabul police chief, said at least three people were maimed after a sticky bomb went off in the Afghan capital Kabul. He said the explosive was planted on a container belonging to security forces.

No group immediately grabbed credit for that attack.

In eastern Pashtun-infested Logar province, unknown button men shot and killed two people including a tribal elder, said Salim Saleh, front man for the provincial governor. The attack took place Friday evening in the Mohammad Agha district of Pashtun-infested Logar, he said.

He said both ware targeted as they exited a mosque and the attackers were able to flee.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [203 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Now THAT’S a knife!
Posted by: Blackbeard Bumble5724 || 12/03/2017 15:52 Comments || Top||


Africa Horn
Al Shabaab Fighters Pour Into Villages In Gedo, Jets Fly Overhead
[RADIOSHABELLE] Heavily armed truck-loaded Al-Shabaab
... the personification of Somali state failure...
fighters poured into several areas in Gedo region, located southwest of Somalia on Saturday, residents said.

Hundreds of gun-toting hard boyz were seen moving in El Adde, near Garbaharey district, where an unspecified number of Kenyan soldiers were killed on 15 January 2016.

In other news from the region indicate that fighter jets hovered over the skyline of the region, with reports they tracked down the Al-Shabaab fighters entering El Adde.

Al-Shabaab is active in areas near Somalia’s border with Kenya and often carries out attacks against KDF and Somali government forces.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [207 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

#1  El Adde due for a pounding?
Posted by: Frank G || 12/03/2017 10:52 Comments || Top||


Africa Subsaharan
Twin suicide bombings kill at least 13 in Nigeria
[DAWN] At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 maimed in a dual suicide kaboom at a busy morning market in northeast Nigeria
... a particularly crimson stretch of Islam's bloody border...
on Saturday, local sources said.

The attacks occurred in the town of Biu, about 185 kilometres (115 miles) south of the Borno State capital, Maiduguri, which has been at the epicentre of 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...
's insurgency.

"Twojacket wallah'> exploding trollop female suicide bomber
s infiltrated and gained entry into Biu," a local police front man said.

"One of the bombers detonated an improvised bomb (IED) strapped to her body within Biu's main market, while the other one detonated outside the market square," the front man said.

The police said 13 people were killed, while a front man for a local civilian militia Ibrahim Saidu Maniya said the corpse count was as high as 18.

No one has grabbed credit for the attack, but the Boko Haram group, led by 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 ...
, has previously used women and adolescent suicide bombers to carry out attacks in the area.

"They were powerful blasts which were heard all over the town," Biu resident Ahmad Babagana, who lost a friend in the attack, told AFP.

"I heard huge blasts that came in succession and saw plumes of black smoke coming from the direction of the market," said another resident, Zakari Tiko. "I instantly knew the market had been attacked," Tiko said.

Biu and neighbouring villages have been repeatedly hit by suicide and kabooms blamed on Boko Haram over the last eight years. In August 2015, a suicide bomber killed at least 50 people at a market in a nearby village.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [181 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
Consultations in Yemen to form military council headed by Saleh’s nephew
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] al-Arabiya has learnt from informed sources that the former Yemeni President former President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North Yemen in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...
is holding consultations to form a military council headed by Colonel Tariq Mohammed Abdullah Saleh, the son of his brother, and that it would be announced very soon.

The Conference party which is led by Saleh issued a statement in which it referred to the 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 ...
militia attacks in Sana’a areas and called to confront the Houthis.

Saleh also condemned the attacks on the party leaders’ houses by the Houthis during the past days, despite the intervention of rustics to stop it.

He held the Houthis as fully responsible for igniting the war through what he called reckless elements.

He also called on the Yemeni people and rustics to defend themselves against what he called a conspiracy waged by the enemies against the Republic and carried out by members of the Ansar Allah movement.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


What we know so far about the situation in Yemen
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Former Yemeni President former President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North 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...
in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...

said on Saturday he was ready for a "new page" in relations with the coalition fighting in Yemen. The call came as his supporters managed to control the majority of Sanaa.

So far, here are the recent developments:

-Three mediations between Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and the Houthis have failed since yesterday.

-UAE said that 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...
has attempted to mediate in order to save Houthis.

-On Saturday, Saleh called on the Arab coalition to halt its operations, promising to open a "new page" with them after two years of fighting, especially after being an ally to the 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 ...
rebels.

- Saleh called upon the soldiers and officers who were excluded to return to their camps, in a clear message for escalation and confronting the Houthis.

- In a televised speech broadcast by al-Masirah channel, al-Houthi described the events in Sanaa as a coup and a betrayal.

- Every two or three hours, confrontations against Houthi militia resume in the neighborhoods controlled by Saleh and his followers in the political district and Al Jazaer-Algeria neighborhood.

- The festivities extend to other neighborhoods in the direction of Saleh’s house west of the Kamim market.

- Four hours ago, Saleh’s followers took control of a Houthi headquarter in the political district near Ibn Majid school.

- Since 1 am on Saturday, festivities between the followers of Saleh and al-Houthi have spread to important neighborhoods and they are still ongoing.

- The Houthis stationed four tanks in the streets to intimidate the people in Sanaa, and one of the tanks was headed to the political district but could not enter.

- The general situation in Sanaa is tragic amid fears of a war.

- The majority of the rescue guard and the military police rejected the orders of the Houthi leaders.

- Tribes began to move to bolster the position of Saleh and took control of the South Sanaa gate.

- The slogan of the marches is: ’No more Houthis after today.’

- A front man for al-Houthi militias said that killing former president Ali Abdullah Saleh is now justified

- Three Houthi leaders have been killed since yesterday, in addition to dozens of deaths of individuals. These Houthi leaders are Hamza Yahya al-Mukhtar, Ali Khraim and Abdullah bin Salem Sharif.

- Two Houthi leaders, Mutahar al-Kahlani and Ibrahim al-Wajih, were nabbed
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
during the liberation of two military institutions.

- Saleh’s supporters control the headquarters of the presidency, military sites and important Arab embassies.

- Meanwhile,
...back at the comedy club, Boogie ducked another tomato...
the Arab coalition forces are calling on Yemenis to circumvent the ’intifada’.

- Saleh's forces, with a help from tribes, control ministries of Interior , defense and the north entrance of Sanaa.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [531 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  What we know so far about the situation in Yemen

It sucks.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 12/03/2017 7:12 Comments || Top||

#2  What we know so far about the situation in Yemen

Successful Iranian proxy effort? Unfinished business from the Carter years ?


Posted by: Besoeker || 12/03/2017 7:16 Comments || Top||

#3  All of the above
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 12/03/2017 11:47 Comments || Top||

#4  What we know so far about the situation in Yemen

It's full of Arabs who engage in traditional Arab behavior
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/03/2017 12:19 Comments || Top||

#5  It's full of Arabs who engage in traditional Arab behavior

Some might consider this snark, but after read R. Patai's "The Arab Mind", I'd say, "yeah, pretty much".
Posted by: SteveS || 12/03/2017 14:36 Comments || Top||

#6  An excellent book.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/03/2017 14:40 Comments || Top||

#7  But no longer politically correct.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/03/2017 16:58 Comments || Top||

#8  Just another wreck of a country controlled by a strong man and inhabited by moslems...just saying, what do you expect in the middle east? Rational behavior? Common sense? Logical discourse?
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 12/03/2017 19:39 Comments || Top||

#9  WHo said it's not politically correct? It really depends on what politics you follow.

Telling the truth is politically correct as far as I'm concerned!
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 12/03/2017 21:15 Comments || Top||


Arab Coalition announces support for Yemeni uprising against Houthis
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Arab coalition has made a statement on Saturday amidst the ongoing fierce festivities in Sanaa.

The coalition said it is determined that it has maintained its position on all Yemeni ground.

The coalition also said that it recognizes the noble members of the the Yemeni General People’s Congress (GPC), the GPC’s leadership and the Yemeni people who were forced to remain under Houthi-Iranian control.

Also, the coalition recognizes that these noble individuals have endured numerous murder threats, torture, bombings and seizure of public and private property.

Similarly, the coalition noted that their brothers in the alliance towards restoring legitimacy 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...
was keen that the restoration of their initiative and their allegiance to the Yemeni people ‐ and the Yemeni people’s stand in the circumstances ‐ would rid Yemen of the Iranian sectarian terrorist militia's evils.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [317 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Boy Howdy that will calm things down in a hurry.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 12/03/2017 19:40 Comments || Top||


Forces allied to Yemen’s Saleh control major areas in Sanaa
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Yemen's General People's Congress (GPC) forces, allied to former President former President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North Yemen in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...
, gained control of key areas in the capital Sanaa on Saturday.

The forces expelled Houthis from Mahwit city and were also able to control the defense ministry complex in Sanaa.
Continued on Page 49
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Yemen’s Saleh says ‘citizens have revolted against Houthi aggression’
ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Yemen's former President Ali Abdallah Saleh spoke on Saturday in a live TV address to slam the 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 ...
militia amid fierce battles between Saleh loyalists and the Iran-backed militia in the capital Sanaa.

Saleh called for a joint ceasefire to be agreed on by his loyalists and the Houthi militia, after festivities entered their fourth day and hae resulted in the deaths of at least 80 people.

"The people have revolted against Houthi aggression," he said.

Saleh urged an end to "militia rule on Yemeni land," adding that Houthis had continued their "provactive acts against Yemeni citizens."

He also demanded that armed Yemeni forces refrain from taking any orders from the Houthi militia, and called for "opening a new page with neighboring countries."

Earlier, Saleh's General People's Congress (GPC) party, accused the Houthis of failing to honor the truce and said in a statement on its website that the Houthis bear responsibility for dragging the country into a civil war.

It also called on supporters, including tribal fighters, to "defend themselves, their country, their revolution and their republic..."

The GPC appealed to the army and security forces to remain neutral in the conflict.

The Houthis' Ansarullah group, in a statement issued on its Twitter account, described the festivities as "regrettable."
"It is happening in coordination with it," referring to the Saudi-led coalition.

The fighting began on Wednesday when Saleh's GPC party accused the Houthis of breaking into the city's main mosque complex and firing RPGs and grenades.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [770 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Saleh is fighting a two-front battle now, just like the Houthis. I like that
Posted by: Frank G || 12/03/2017 10:05 Comments || Top||


50 members of the Houthi militia killed off Jazan
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The joint Saudi forces on Saturday launched an offensive by members of the 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 ...
militia after they tried to attack Saudi military installations off Jazan.

At least 50 members of the Houthi militia were killed in the attack, sources confirmed.

Al-Arabiya correspondent reported that the militia tried to carry out the attack this morning by firing mortars and Katyusha rockets at Saudi military posts and trying to advance on the border between 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...
and 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...
and to target new military points.

The joint Saudi forces, through artillery and Apache helicopters, were able to target several factions that tried to support these militias, while direct fire was exchanged between a number of militias and Saudi forces, supported by coalition aircraft targeting military vehicles and support for militias from within.

Dozens of vehicles and military vehicles had carried militias to the Saudi-Yemeni border.
Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Yemen’s rebel alliance appears to fracture as clashes leave dozens dead
[WASHINGTONPOST] Days of fierce festivities here in Yemen’s capital have opened a violent new front in the country’s multisided civil war, with an alliance of Yemeni forces battling a Saudi-led military coalition fracturing ‐ a potentially major shift in the conflict.

The latest festivities have pitted a Yemeni rebel group known as the Houthis against forces loyal to former President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North Yemen in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...
, the former president of Yemen who was ousted five years ago but continues to wield outsized influence.

Dozens of people have been killed in the fighting, which started Wednesday. The festivities started with a standoff at a mosque in Sana, according to officials in the capital. But like most episodes in the war, the exact cause remained murky, and there was immediate suspicion that 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...
and its allies, including the United Arab Emirates, had played a role in turning Saleh against the Houthis.

In the days before the festivities, Saudi officials had referred obliquely to imminent developments in the war that would improve their fortunes. It was unclear, however, whether they were orchestrating the latest drama, or reacting to rumors from the ground.

Through the week, the fighting roared through southern neighborhoods of Sanaa as mediators tried in vain to defuse the crisis. By early Saturday morning, the battle had widened, and residents of the city were jolted awake by the sound of heavy artillery shelling.

Posted by: Fred || 12/03/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Britain
Britain migrant colonist briefs

Electronic passport gates 'helping people smugglers get children to the UK': Borders chief says there are not enough staff to spot 'vulnerable' people arriving in the country
29/11/17
[DailyMail] Electronic passport gates at airports could be hampering the fight against people smuggling, David Bolt, the chief inspector of borders and immigration, has said.

The food is far too Western, complain detained migrants: Caterers at removal centre are told to make meals 'more diverse'
27/11/17
[DailyMail] Caterers face claims that meals at Yarl’s Wood in Bedfordshire (pictured), where suspected illegal immigrants are held supposedly pending deportation, are ‘too Western’ for detainees.

Mutti Merkel’s ‘Diversity Barriers’ Come to England
26 November
[Breitbart] British city Hull has followed the growing European trend of dressing up anti-terror barriers as fun Christmas decorations in an effort to hide the “ugly barriers”, as the continent entrenches itself against a spate of radical Islamist terror attacks.

NINE Eritrean children are found in a lorry after driver calls police from Surrey motorway service station
25/11/17
[DailyMail] Surrey County Council took the children into care but says it is struggling financially, with more than 130 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASCs) already under its wing.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/03/2017 00:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [268 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


Down Under
Australia migrant colonist briefs

From the Daily Mail - ISIS:
'Mummy didn't get up': Push to jail ISIS sympathiser who murdered his wife in front of their three children and gouged out her eyes after she 'didn't approve of his jihadist agenda'
01/12/17
Prosecutors want a Melbourne Islamic State sympathiser who murdered and mutilated his wife in front of their children to be jailed for life without parole.

ISIS sympathiser's wife had her eye gouged out and her fingers cut off as she was murdered by her husband for 'objecting to him becoming a jihadist' - as he pleads guilty
01/12/17
A 36-year-old Melbourne man has pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife in 2016. The man, an Islamic State sympathiser, brutally murdered the 27-year-old woman at their Broadmeadows home.

ISIS's White Australia policy: Terror group seeks white recruits who can slip under the radar - and they're even willing to use non-Muslims
23/11/17
Radicalised supporters of the terror group are writing into online message groups with lists of potential locations they hope to target - and hoping 'white Australians' will take up the cause
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/03/2017 00:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [283 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Europe
Europe migrant colonist briefs

Senior Imam: Austrian Prisons ‘Breeding Grounds’ for Islamic Extremism
29 November
[Breitbart] The Austrian prison system’s most senior imam, Ramazan Demir, warns that the country’s prisons are becoming a breeding ground for Islamic extremism.

WATCH: Swedish Populists Slam Liberals and Social Democrats, Tell Migration Agency to Focus on Deportations
28 November
[Breitbart] The leader of the populist Sweden Democrats accused the Swedish Migration Board of “activism” and said the agency should refocus on deporting illegal migrants and failed asylum seekers.

Claim: French Concrete Company Gave Islamic State $500,000 to Keep Operation Going in Syria
24 November
[Breitbart] French concrete giant LafargeHolcim is under intense scrutiny after an investigation has claimed the company paid Islamic State half a million dollars to keep its Syrian operations afloat.

Migrants Paying People Smugglers for Luxury ‘All-Inclusive’ Travel to Spain
22 November
[Breitbart] People smugglers in Morocco are now offering African migrants an “all-inclusive” smuggling package which includes a flight to Casablanca and passage to Spain. Despite the slowdown of the Libyan migrant route, people smugglers have continued to operate their businesses by

From the Daily Mail - immigration:
The German town that said 'nein' to Angela Merkel's migrants: SUE REID reports from Salzgitter after its mayor called a moratorium on accepting any more foreigners
02/12/17
Here in Salzgitter, things are abruptly changing. It's pro-refugee Mayor has declared a moratorium on any more foreigners coming to join the 5,800 (pictured) who have already arrived

French policeman is jailed for slapping a UK-bound immigrant in the face while he was wearing handcuffs
24/11/17
A French police officer has been given an unprecedented six month prison sentence for slapping a handcuffed UK-bound immigrant in the face at a detention centre in Calais.

Van driver, 61, who tried to smuggle 16 Iraqis and Albanians – including four children - into the UK by hiding them behind mattresses and bean bags is jailed for more than five years
24/11/17
Harbans Doll was caught by Border Agency officers at border controls in Coquelles, France, as he attempted to drive a hired Ford transit van to the UK in February this year.

From Breitbart - immigration:
Iraqi Gang Accused of Smuggling 40 Migrants a Day to UK Arrested
2 December
French police have disrupted an Iraqi gang suspected of trafficking around 40 migrants a day to Calais and into Britain, with three arrests made and vehicles seized.

Migrant Starts Fire in Asylum Home Because He Was ‘Frustrated’
2 December
A Lebanese asylum seeker found guilty of attempting to burn down his asylum home said he did so out of frustration at not being given a job.

Crime-Surge Sweden Mulls Hand Grenade Amnesty Proposed After Rise in Attacks
1 December
After a significant rise in the number of hand grenade attacks, Swedish authorities are proposing a bill of amnesty for those willing to turn in their weapons.

The Tribes of Europe: Research Finds Widespread Dissatisfaction with European Union, Mass Migration
1 December
The majority of Europeans now reject the European project according to new research, which has also found widespread dissatisfaction across the continent and even in nations generally considered to be most supportive of the political bloc.

Family Reunification ‘Promotes Parallel Societies’, Turkish Sociologist Warns
1 December
Turkish migration researcher and sociologist Necla Kelek has slammed left-wing parties’ insistence that migrants be allowed to import their families to Germany — an issue proving to be a major sticking point in coalition talks — warning that the phenomena leads to problems with “political Islam”.

EU Migrant Policies Rejected by 74 Per Cent of People in Central Europe
29 November
A strong majority of Europeans across 11 nations are opposed to the European Union’s (EU) immigration policies, including nearly nine in 10 Hungarians.

Failed Asylum Seeker Sentenced to 18 Years for Murder in Sweden Had Killed Before
29 November
A failed Albanian asylum seeker sentenced to 18 years in a Swedish prison for murdering his girlfriend’s daughter with an axe had also been found guilty of murder in Greece years before he attempted to claim asylum.

Art Museum to Close After Former Nearby Migrant Camp Decimated Visitor Numbers
29 November
The Art Ludique museum in Paris is set to close in the new year after a former nearby migrant camp has been blamed for gutting visitor numbers.

European Union Remains ‘Committed’ To Opening Borders to 75 Million Turkish Citizens as ‘Soon as Possible’
29 November
The European Union (EU) remains “committed to” giving, and is in the later stages of securing, Turkish citizen visa-free travel in the bloc, as well as handing an extra three billion euros to migrants in the nation by next year, a commissioner has said.

EU President: Without Millions of African Migrants, Europe Will Be Lost
28 November
Brussels is opening legal pathways for migrants “who want to come”, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has confirmed, declaring that Europe has a “clear need” for mass migration from Africa.

German Police Failed to Notice Picture of Migrant Holding Gun Who Went On To Kill At Christmas Market
27 November
German authorities say investigators somehow didn’t spot a photo of a Tunisian terrorist suspect holding a firearm when evaluating data on his cell phone, months before he killed a dozen people in a truck attack on a

Police Backup For Swedish Fire Brigade Delays Extinguishing No Go Zone Fires By Hours
26 November
Firemen in the heavily-migrant populated Uppsala suburb of Gottsunda were forced to let fires rages for hours while they waited for police back up due to the danger of being attacked by local residents. Emergency services were first alerted to the

Merkel’s Gift to Europe: Anti-Terror Barriers ‘Lovingly Wrapped’ for Christmas
25 November
Anti-terror barriers “lovingly wrapped” in Christmas paper to disguise their grim purpose are springing up across Germany. “Suddenly, overnight, they were there: huge Christmas parcels in Bochum’s city center; wrapped in pretty wrapping paper with stars, firs — and as

Almost Half Of ‘Underage’ Migrants In Hamburg Are Adults
25 November
49 per cent of the migrants who have claimed to be underage in the city of Hamburg this year are actually adults, according to a new report from the Social Security Board.

Almost Half of Criminals in Austrian Region Are Foreigners
24 November
A new report from the Austrian region of Tyrol has shown that 47 per cent of all criminal suspects in the first half of the year have been from foreign backgrounds.

Sweden to House Asylum Seekers with Seniors in Retirement Home
23 November
Ekerö municipality plans to house recently arrived asylum seekers alongside the elderly in a retirement home due to the shortage of available housing.

WATCH: African Migrants Create Roadblock in Italy to Protest Living Conditions at Welcome Center
23 November
A group of some 20 African migrants blocked a local highway in southern Italy with heavy appliances to protest the quality of food and living conditions in their migrant welcome center.

Over a Thousand African Migrants Arrive in Italy Wednesday
23 November
Eleven rescue operations coordinated by the Italian Coast Guard brought some 1,100 African migrants to Italy Wednesday, including one woman who gave birth in a rubber boat.
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India-Pakistan
9 suspects arrested as police begin investigating Peshawar ATI terror attack
[DAWN] At least nine suspects were incarcerated
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
during a pre-dawn search operation carried out by law-enforcement agencies on the outskirts of 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.
on Saturday as police launched an investigation into yesterday's terror attack on the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI).

Three holy warriors dressed in burqas stormed the ATI hostel situated near Peshawar's University Road, killing nine people and injuring 37 others.

The attack was claimed by the Tehrik-e-Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
Pakistain. Both police and military officials said the attackers had been coordinating with handlers based in Afghanistan.

The ATI today released a list of eight students and staff member who bit the dust in the attack. They were identified as: Bilal Ahmad, Amin Jan, Sarzamin, Muhammad Wasim, Abdus Sadiq, Qasim Ali Shah, Bilal Khairul Bashar, Bilal Mohammad Arif and Malik Abdul Waheed.

The list reveals that most of the slain students belonged to far-flung areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Fata and remained in the hostel despite it being a holiday on Friday.

The province mourned the deaths of the students and staff member, as the slain victims were laid to rest today. The funeral of the watchman, Hameed, was held in Peshawar’s Budni area and was attended by a large number of people.

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Jaipur court convicts 8 Lashkar-e-Taiba members for terrorist activities
[FINANCIALEXPRESS] A Jaipur court has convicted eight Lashkar-e-Taiba
...the Army of the Pure, an Ahl-e-Hadith terror organization founded by Hafiz Saeed. LeT masquerades behind the Jamaat-ud-Dawa facade within Pakistain and periodically blows things up and kills people in India. Despite the fact that it is banned, always an interesting concept in Pakistain, the organization remains an blatant tool and perhaps an arm of the ISI...
members, including three Pak nationals, for their involvement in terrorist activities in the country. The Additional District and Sessions Court will pronounce the punishment on Monday, special public prosecutor Mahaveer Jindal said. The court convicted the LeT members under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act yesterday. They were nabbed
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
by Rajasthan ATS in 2010 and 2011. The court found them guilty under various sections of the Act on charges of conspiracy and recruiting persons for terrorist activities. They were also found guilty of being members of a terrorist organization. The Pak LeT members ‐ Asgar Ali, Shakkar Ulla and Shahid Iqbal ‐ have been lodged in various jails in India. The other five are: Babu alias Nishachand Ali, Hafiz Abdul, Pawan Puri, Arun Jain, and Kabil. All of them were in touch with an LeT commander based in Pakistain.

The Rajasthan ATS arrested them following alerts from central intelligence agencies, which had intercepted telephone conversations between the LeT men and the Lashkar commander in Pakistain in 2010.
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NIA arrests Bihar youth leader for Lashkar-e-Taiba links
[FINANCIALEXPRESS] The National Investigation Agency (NIA) placed in durance vile
Please don't kill me!
a Bihar student leader for his alleged links with banned terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba
...the Army of the Pure, an Ahl-e-Hadith terror organization founded by Hafiz Saeed. LeT masquerades behind the Jamaat-ud-Dawa facade within Pakistain and periodically blows things up and kills people in India. Despite the fact that it is banned, always an interesting concept in Pakistain, the organization remains an blatant tool and perhaps an arm of the ISI...
, officials said. An NIA team arrested the youth leader named Dhannu Raja, 23, from Patna, and an official close to the development said Raja was suspected of being in constant touch with a few LeT terrorists.

“He was arrested for his involvement in harbouring, providing logistics and other assistance to Shaikh Abdul Naeem, an LeT operative,” said the NIA official. Naeem, 37, was arrested from Lucknow on Tuesday and is being called ‘Headley-II’ for his reconnaissance skills. He is also skilled in planning terror attacks. Pakistani-American David Coleman Headley, who conspired with the LeT in plotting the 2008 Mumbai attack, is currently in jail in the US.

“Raja is a local student leader from Gopalganj, Bihar. He was arrested in Patna on December 1 and was produced before the NIA Special Court in Patna. It granted his transit remand till December 5,” the official said. Raja has been brought to New Delhi and will be produced before NIA Special Court here on or before December 5, the official added. The official also said that Raja was earlier associated with the Congress student wing, National Students Union of India.

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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Lebanese TV: Israel used Jericho missiles in Syria, one was downed by Russians
[IsraelTimes] Network affiliated with Hezbollah cites Russian sources in claiming Pantsir-S1 air defense system shot down warhead in alleged Israeli strike

A Lebanese news network affiliated with the Hezbollah terror group claimed Israel fired Jericho 1 surface-to-surface missiles to strike a military target in Syria on Friday night, and that one of the missiles was downed by Russian air defense systems.

Al-Mayadeen television, citing unnamed Russian sources, said Israel launched two missiles in the attack. One was reportedly downed by a Russian Pantsir-S1, which had been deployed to neutralize any possible threats to Russian forces operating throughout Syria.

Israel has not commented on the alleged strike in Syria, which multiple Arab media outlets have claimed targeted an Iranian military base near the Syrian city of ​​al-Qiswa, southwest of Damascus.

Some media outlets affiliated with the Assad regime and Hezbollah initially reported that Israeli warplanes targeted an ammunition bunker belonging to the Syrian army. But other media outlets, widely quoted in Hebrew media on Saturday evening, reported that the target was a military base that Iran is building in the area, about 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the Israeli border, and that loud kabooms were heard after the attack.

Some reports said Israel fired five missiles. Syrian state media said its air defenses intercepted at least two Israeli missiles fired at a government "military position" in Damascus province, but that the attack still caused damage.

According to reports on Leb’s al-Mustaqbal
... the Future Movement, political party led by Saad Hariri...
TV and the Saudi-owned al-Arabiya network, accounts on the Telegram messaging app tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps have reported 12 Iranian fatalities in the strike.

There has been no official confirmation of fatalities by either Syrian or Iranian authorities.

Israel has long warned that Iran is trying to establish a permanent presence in Syria as part of its efforts to control a land corridor from Iran through to the Mediterranean Sea as it attempts to expand its influence across the Middle East.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said often that Israel will not allow Iran to establish a permanent presence in Syria, and was reported last week to have sent a warning to this effect via a third party to Syrian Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Horror of Homs...
CNN adds:
The incident comes amid escalating tensions between Israel and Syria. In November, the Israeli military accused Syria of violating the 1974 ceasefire agreement by "conducting construction work" in the northern part of the Golan Demilitarized Zone. Israel also shot down a reconnaissance drone it believed was operated by Syria.

Hours after the reported strike, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sent a warning to Iran about troops in Syria.

In a video tweet published Saturday night, Netanyahu said, "I will reiterate the policy of Israel: We will not allow a regime that is determined to destroy the Jewish nation to acquire a nuclear weapon. We will not allow this regime to establish a military presence in Syria, as its declared purpose, for destroying our state."
And from Ynet:
According to foreign sources, the Jericho 1 missile has been in Israel's arsenal for decades, since the 1960s, but there have so far been no reports of such a missile being used in operational settings.
According to the Jerusalem Post’s sources, it wasn’t surface-to-surface missiles:
According to foreign media reports, the Israeli fire was carried out from Lebanese airspace. The reports said that in response anti aircraft missiles were fired on the plane.
Fog o’war added to fog o’Arab imaginations. And Israel, as usual, isn’t telling.
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#1  Expect more like this.
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Southeast Asia
Abu Sayyaf bomb expert arrested in Basilan
[PhilStar] An Abu Sayyaf bomb expert has been arrested in Isabela City, Basilan, officials said yesterday.

Rahim Abdul, alias Aman Kabalu, was captured by a joint military and police team in Barangay Kaumpurnah on Tuesday afternoon. Abdul had a P1.3-million bounty on his head at the time of his arrest, according to a military spokesman.

A fragmentation grenade was seized from the suspect, the arresting team said.
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#1  AKA Al Boom Kaboom, sorry low on coffee.
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Two hurt by bomb targeting troops in southern Thailand
[Bangkok Post] A defense volunteer and a female civilian were slightly hurt when a buried bomb targeting troops on two armored vehicles exploded on a road in Narathiwat province. The blast happened in Cho Airong district on Thursday morning.

The two armored vehicles were taking eight soldiers to a school where they were to counsel students against involvement with illicit drugs. The bomb was concealed in a drainage pipe under the road and exploded between the two vehicles as they passed over it. No soldiers were injured. However, a defense volunteer and a woman selling gasoline at a roadside stall received minor injuries from shrapnel.

Police blamed southern insurgents.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iran reportedly operates Yemen-Gaza weapons smuggling ring
[Ynet] Contrary to Iranian claims support given to Houthi rebels in Yemen was merely moral and consultation, intelligence blog reveals two bigwigs of Revolutionary Guards' Quds Force operate smuggling operation delivering munitions from Yemen to Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood,, Islamic Jihad in Gazoo through Red Sea.

The Intelli Times blog reported Friday that contrary to their public statements, Iranian involvement and aid given to 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 ...
rebels in Yemen
Continued on Page 49
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#1  Heck, they as much said they did.
Making anymore sense now with Syria and Lebanon.
I AM regretting the next Lebanon war more than anything right now.
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