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Islamist suicide plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May foiled
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Afghanistan
Senior al-Qaeda Member Killed In Joint Military Operation
[ToloNews] A senior member of al-Qaeda, Omar Khetab, and 80 other fighters of the Death Eater group were killed in joint operations carried out by Afghan and the Resolute Support forces in Ghazni, Paktia and Zabul provinces, the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) said in a statement on Tuesday.

In addition, 27 other members of the group were incarcerated
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
in the military operations.

Khetab was the second big shot of al-Qaeda after Asim Omar, the leader of the group in Indian Peninsula, according to the statement.

"Qasim, Hassan Hamza, Jonaid and Mustafa, military head of al-Qaeda, three Punjabi Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
and two local Taliban fighters were among those killed in the military operations," the statement said. "These members of al-Qaeda were directly involved in fighting against the government and foreign troops."

"The members also had a role in advising in the use of heavy weapons like rockets, mortars and training for Taliban’s night attacks," the statement added.

The Resolute Support in a statement sent to TOLOnews on Tuesday confirmed the death of Omar Khetab, a senior al-Qaeda leader as well as other al-Qaeda gunnies in military operations carried out in Ghazni, Paktia and Zabul provinces.

According to the statement, Khetab was the second senior commander for al-Qaeda in the Indian subcontinent and was directly involved in fighting against Afghan and foreign forces.

"This operation is a testament to the real growth the Afghan forces have achieved over the past year," said General John Nicholson, US Forces-Afghanistan commander. "It is also another example of the lethality of the undefeated Afghan Special Forces and the success of working side by side with our Afghan partners."

According to Resolute Support, in a separate operation, the Taliban's "Red Unit" commander in Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province, Mullah Shah Wali, aka Haji Nasir, was killed in a kinetic strike in Musa Qalah, Helmand, Dec. 1. One of Wali's deputy commanders and three other gunnies were also killed in the strike.

Wali and his "Red Unit" are responsible for planning numerous suicide kabooms, IED attacks, and coordinated assaults against civilians, Afghan and coalition forces. Wali was directly responsible for coordinating operations and resupply of munitions, explosives, and materials for the Taliban throughout Helmand province.

"Mullah Shah Wali's death will disrupt the Taliban network, degrade their narcotics trafficking, and hinder their ability to conduct attacks against Afghan forces," Nicholson said. "USFOR-A and our Afghan partners will continue to aggressively target Taliban leaders to destroy their drug network, disrupt their communications, and deny them safe haven."

The Taliban in Helmand province are responsible for poppy cultivation and opium trade that funds their activities.

Taliban loses more senior leaders after Red Unit leader’s death in Helmand

[KhaamaPress] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group has lost two more senior local leaders in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan after the killing of the commander of the Red Unit of the group.

The provincial government media office in Helmand in a statement said at least nine Taliban Death Eaters including two senior local leaders of the group were killed during the separate operations in Musa Qala and Greshk districts.

The statement further added that five Taliban Death Eaters including the shadow district governor of the group Daud Ulfat were killed in an Arclight airstrike on Greshk-Musa Qala highway.

The Death Eaters were targeted as they were travelling on the highway, the provincial government added.

According to the local officials, in a separate airstrike in Bidka area of Musala Qala, at least four Taliban Death Eaters including a big shot of the group identified as Haqmal were killed.

The anti-government armed bad boy groups including the Taliban Death Eaters have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [447 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent

#1  --
Posted by: JD || 12/06/2017 10:19 Comments || Top||

#2  ???
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 11:23 Comments || Top||

#3  M

is all he wrote
Posted by: Shipman || 12/06/2017 13:57 Comments || Top||

#4  Now we know what, Shipman, but still not why.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 16:24 Comments || Top||

#5  Sounds like job for Ali Noir.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/06/2017 16:31 Comments || Top||

#6  Morse code
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2017 20:19 Comments || Top||


Afghan intelligence agency reports killing of scores of Al Qaeda figures
[DAWN] Afghanistan's intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS), on Tuesday said that scores of Al Qaeda figures, including big shot Omar Khetab, have been killed in joint operations with coalition forces in the country's eastern and southern provinces.

In a statement, the NDS said that about 80 bad boyz were potted and 27 others placed in durance vile
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
in the operations, which also destroyed five Al Qaeda bases in the southern province of Zabul, as well as eastern Ghazni and Paktia provinces.

The statement describes Khetab as the second in command for Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, which seeks to fight the governments of Pakistain, India, Myanmar and Bangladesh.

The NDS statement made no mention of when the operations took place.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [290 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda


Africa Horn
Al Shabaab Attacks Jubbaland Army Base Near Kenyan Border
[RADIOSHABELLE] Al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
fighters have carried out an overnight attack against an army base belonging to Somalia’s southern Federal Member State, Jubbaland.

The murderous Moslems launched a multi-direction assault on the military camp located in the town of Dhoobley, located on Somali-Kenyan border, according to the local residents.

The attack sparked a heavy shootout between the two sides that raged on for hours. It was not immediately clear the casualty figures on both sides.

Jubbaland forces were reported to have repelled the attackers during the battle and remained in position. Authorities began a security operation in the city following the attack.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [229 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Somali Govt Forces Carry Out A Security Operation In Afgoye
[RADIOSHABELLE] Somali government forces have launched a security operation in Afgoye, about 30Km northwest of Mogadishu after a renowned elder was injured in the town by button men.

According to the local residents have confirmed the Radio Shabelle the massive operation, saying several people were detained by the troops in connection with the Elder’s attack.

The security officials did not give further details on their operation which came after series of insecurity acts took place in the district which once served as a main Al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
bastion.

Somali forces are trying to deal with the frequent attacks by Al-Shabaab Death Eaters in Afgoye and restore law and order in the strategic town.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Al Shabaab Says It Killed A Security Official In Bosaso City
[RADIOSHABELLE] Al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
said Tuesday it has killed a security bigshot in Bosaso, the commercial city of Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
state in northeastern Somalia.

According to a statement posted on pro-al-Shabaab media outlets, armed Death Eaters have shot and killed the officer identified as only Colonel Qasim.

Puntland has not yet commented on the reported murder of the security official.

Bosaso, the main port town on the Gulf of Aden in Somalia’s Puntland region has been hit by a string of attacks and targeted liquidations in the past, some claimed by pro-Islamic state faction.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Egypt Police Arrest Fugitive Ex-Interior Minister Adly
[AnNahar] Egyptian police on Tuesday incarcerated
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
former interior minister Habib al-Adly who had been on the run to avoid serving a prison sentence for embezzlement, his lawyer told AFP.

Adly, whose iron-fisted command of the country's police helped fuel a 2011 uprising that unseated longtime dictator Hosni Mubarak
...The former President-for-Life of Egypt, dumped by popular demand in early 2011...
, was arrested in Cairo, lawyer Essam al-Batawy said.

State television also reported Adly's arrest.

He was sentenced in April to seven years in prison along with 10 other former officials for embezzling about $122 million.

He had been a runaway since then. He had contested his sentence which an appeals court will examine in January.

Adly had previously been acquitted of charges of responsibility for the deaths of protesters during the anti-Mubarak uprising.

The court dropped charges against Mubarak, who has since been freed, in the same trial.

Under Adly, the interior ministry was accused of practising systematic torture and the repression of dissent.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [206 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Egyptian security forces diffuse 250kg bomb in North Sinai's Bir El-Abd: Ministry
[AlAhram] Egypt’s Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Tuesday that security forces have discovered and diffused an improvised bomb (IED) loaded with 250 kilograms of TNT in the Abu El-Hassien area in the town of Bir El-Abd, North Sinai.

Security forces have cordoned the area where they located the IED, which was placed inside a barrel loaded with a highly explosive TNT charge planted on the coastal al-Arish and Kantara road.

"Police forces are currently combing the area after safely detonating the IED," the statement said.

On 24 November, Bir El-Abd was the scene of the worst terrorist attack in Egypt’s recent memory, when gunnies attacked worshippers at al-Rawda Mosque, killing 311 people, including 27 children, and injuring over 100.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [293 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)


Arabia
Top Saleh loyalist commander dies of wounds in Yemen’s Sana’a
[PRESSTV] Yemeni sources have indicated that the top commander of forces loyal to slain 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...
has died of injuries he suffered during festivities this week with fighters of 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 ...
Ansarullah movement in the capital Sana’a.

Yemen’s General People's Congress party announced Tuesday that Tarek Saleh died of wounds suffered during festivities over control of Sana’a.

A statement from the party said the commander had sustained wounds to his liver and died in a hospital. It did not give more details. His residence was a first target of Houthi fighters when festivities broke out in Sana’a on Wednesday.

A nephew of the former president, Tarek was a key figure in Saleh’s efforts to push back the Houthi fighters from Sana’a and restore ties with 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...
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [200 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Large number of Saleh loyalists join Yemen’s legitimate forces in Marib
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Large groups of 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...
loyalists have joined legitimacy brigades in Marib while Ibb tribes called on the Yemenis to avenge from 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 ...
militias after they killed the former president on Monday.

Taiz command and the General People’s Congress in the governorate called for revolting against Houthi militias stationed in the governorate’s surroundings. Deputy Governor of Taiz Aref Jamal said the next days will witness fierce operations against the Houthis, similar to what’s happening in Sanaa.

Meanwhile,
...back at the barn, Bossy's udder had begun to ache...
the Saudi-led coalition air force launched seven strikes against Houthi positions around the Republican Palace in central Sanaa.

Houthi militias have imposed a state of emergency ‐ though not officially declared ‐ in Sanaa and executed 200 members of the General People’s Congress forces.

They deployed their button men across Sanaa, set checkpoints, increased their security on their headquarters and stationed snipers on rooftops.

Sources told al-Arabiya and al-Hadath television channels that Houthi militias are raiding houses of General People’s Congress officials and arresting them in Sanaa, adding that they stormed Aref al-Zouka’s house and detained his family.

On Monday, the UN said heavy fighting around the diplomatic area in Sanaa was still on, adding that roads were closed and tanks were deployed in the streets.

The UN noted that there is also fighting in other governorates like Hajjah, adding that aid convoys to Sanaa and flights have been suspended.

Yemeni media sources said on Monday evening that festivities erupted between Saleh’s loyalists and Houthi militias in the Usaylan District in the Shabwah Governorate, east of the country. Local sources added that Saleh’s loyalists killed three Houthi Lions of Islam and injured others.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [251 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Britain
Islamist suicide plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May foiled
Nigel? Clive? Seamus?
[SkyNews] A terror plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May has been foiled, Sky sources have confirmed.

Sky's Crime Correspondent Martin Brunt said: "It's the latest in a number of terror plots that police and MI5 believe they've foiled this year.

"I understand that the head of MI5, Andrew Parker, briefed Cabinet ministers today, such is the seriousness of what they believed they have uncovered.

"It is in essence an extreme Islamist suicide plot against Downing Street. Essentially police believe that the plan was to launch some sort of improvised explosive device at Downing Street and in the ensuing chaos attack and kill Theresa May, the Prime Minister."

"This is something which has been pursued over several weeks at least by Scotland Yard, MI5 and West Midlands Police. It came to a head last week with the arrest of two men, by armed police, who earlier today were charged with preparing acts of terrorism."

Naa'imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, from north London and Mohammed Aqib Imran, 21, from south-east Birmingham are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Wednesday morning.
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [565 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Dear Ms. May: Are Mr. Trump's Muzzie tweets of the past week looking a little prescient?

I'm sure the European press will acknowledge./sarc
Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 12/06/2017 11:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Some folks don't get the "rubbing their face in it" thing.
Posted by: gorb || 12/06/2017 14:32 Comments || Top||

#3  From Birmingham girls in their burqas
Come bloodcurdling, ululant dirkas!
A startled old Brummie:
"Wuzzat? Allah lummy!"
"Rehearsing those converts of Mirga's"
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 12/06/2017 20:03 Comments || Top||

#4  The only surprising thing about this is that there wasnt 70 odd million suspects
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2017 20:29 Comments || Top||

#5  there wasnt 70 odd million suspects
Remember thier only the one-percenters.
Posted by: Daffy Lumumba8109 || 12/06/2017 20:41 Comments || Top||

#6 
Posted by: Unating Thereque5830 || 12/06/2017 21:13 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
3 youth killed in India-held Kashmir
[DAWN] Indian troops killed three youth in Kulgam district of India-held Kashmire (IHK) on Tuesday, Radio Pakistain reported.

The troops knocked a residential house to the ground with improvised bombs (IEDs) in Qazigund area. Subsequently, the three bodies were recovered from the debris of the house.

Following the killings, people erupted into the streets and staged protest demonstrations. Several protesters were shot injured by the troops and police personnel.

Meanwhile,
...back at the desert island, Irene was indignant at the thought of doing such a thing without benefit of clergy...
the family of the detained big shot of All Parties Hurriyet Conference Shabbir Ahmad Shah expressed serious concerns over shifting him to the high-risk ward of Delhi’s Tihar prison.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [210 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies


Roadside bomb explosion leaves six dead in northwest Pakistan
[PRESSTV] A roadside kaboom has claimed lives of at least six people and injured eight others in an area of the troubled northwestern Pakistain, officials say.

Local officials said on Tuesday that the blast took place in Mir Ali town of North Wazoo, the country’s restive northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan. The bomb was planted in a parked cycle of violence.

"The casualties came from a bomb planted in a cycle of violence parked on a roadside in Khadi market of Mir Ali town," media outlets quoted Kamran Khan Afridi, a senior administration official in the area as saying.

"The blast targeted two vehicles passing along the road. Six people who died and eight who were maimed are believed to be the vehicles' passengers," he added

Mir Ali town and neighboring Miranshah
... headquarters of al-Qaeda in Pakistain and likely location of Ayman al-Zawahiri. The Haqqani network has established a ministate in centered on the town with courts, tax offices and lots of madrassas...
, North Waziristan's capital, have long been home to Talibs operating across the troubled region.

In a number of assaults in recent weeks, faceless myrmidons have killed several people in the northwest as well as in southwestern Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
province.

Last week, button men wearing burkas killed several people in an attack on an agriculture institute in the northwestern city 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.
.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Iraq
Popular Mobilization Forces discover Islamic State camp in Salahuddin
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) Popular Mobilization Forces (PMFs) discovered on Tuesday an 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....
camp in Salahuddin province, Alforat News reported.

"The PMF’s 11th brigade found a training camp of Islamic State krazed killer group at As Siniyah city in Salahuddin province," the PMF media office said in a statement.

"Also, the paramilitary troops found a workshop that was used by IS turbans for making bombs and booby-trapping vehicles," the statement added.

In mid-November, the Iraqi army announced the launch of an offensive to clear the desert bordering Syria of IS krazed killers.

Army, police and paramilitary units are taking part in the operation, which aim at clearing provinces of Salahuddin, Nineveh and Anbar provinces that form part of a region known as al-Jazirah, from Islamic State
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 00:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [352 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Gunmen kill five civilians, abduct four others, southwest of Kirkuk
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) Five civilians, including a mayor, were killed in an armed attack in southwest of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
a security source from the province said on Tuesday.

Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, "a group 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....
armed bandidos bandidos bad boys attacked, in the evening, al-Khuzeifi village, in Riyad region, southwestern Kirkuk, leaving five civilians including the mayor of the village, killed."

"Security troops cordoned off the accident scene and transferred the bodies to forensic medicine department," the source, who preferred anonymity, added.

Moreover, four civilians were kidnapped by armed bandidos bandidos bad boys in the southwest of the province.

"Armed persons kidnapped, in the evening, three civilians from al-Nasr and al-Sharifiya villages in Riyad, southwest of Kirkuk," another source said. "Those people have strong ties with security officers."

"Another group of armed people kidnapped a civilian in al-Khuzeifi village," the source, who asked to remain anonymous, added. "The kidnapped person is a relative of a senior army officer in Kirkuk.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 00:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [211 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


MP: U.S. forces freed 1200 Iraqis from Islamic State
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) U.S. forces have freed 1200 Iraqis from 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....
captivity, the head of an Iraqi parliament committee said Tuesday, noting that they are currently held at Muthanna province.

Alghad Press website quoted Abdul-Rahim al-Shamri, chairman of the human rights
...which are usually entirely different from personal liberty...
committee, saying "we have received information from Iraqis detained by ISIS(Islamic State) that they were freed by U.S. forces.

"The information we have is that the Iraqi detainees are with the U.S. forces at al-Muthanna airport", Shamri said, noting that the committee was about to verify the reports.

"The number of detainees is 1200, including 700 chieftains, former army commanders and security personnel," he said
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 00:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [344 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Hooah
Posted by: Tarzan Omomoque5914 || 12/06/2017 14:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Are they freed or are they held? Which is it?
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 12/06/2017 20:27 Comments || Top||


3 people killed, injured in two bomb blasts in Baghdad
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Two persons were killed while another was injured in two kabooms in Baghdad on Tuesday, a security source told Baghdad Today.

"An explosive charge fixed into a car of an employee of the Electricity Ministry went off at al-Rashad neighborhood in Baghdad, killing him immediately," the source said.

"Another bomb went kaboom! near the industrial zone at al-Zaidan area in Abu Gharib city west of Baghdad, killing one person and injuring another," the source added.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel braces for violent protests over Trump Jerusalem announcement
[IsraelTimes] Bethlehem protesters burn pictures of Trump; Israel says troops are preparing for a planned 'day of rage' in the wake of Washington's expected recognition of capital

Paleostinians burned pictures of 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...
in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on Tuesday night, as anger ramped up over an expected announcement by Trump Wednesday of US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Israeli troops girded for the possibility of violence.
Why is this day no different than any other day?
The picture-burning protest came hours after Trump told the leaders of the Paleostinian Authority and Jordan in phone calls that he intends to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, despite intense Arab and Moslem opposition to a move that would alter decades of US policy and risk potentially violent protests.

Trump is to publicly address the question of Jerusalem on Wednesday and US officials familiar with his planning said he would declare Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, though he would not order the embassy move immediately.

Paleostinian factions have called for protests against the moves, which would de facto recognize Israeli illusory sovereignty over the city despite Paleostinian claims to part of it.

Israeli security services were preparing for the possibility of violence in the West Bank in light of Paleostinian terrorist groups calling for demonstrations in response to US Trump’s expected moves, sources said.

In a statement earlier Tuesday, Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, called for Paleostinians to "make Friday a day of rage against the occupation, rejecting moving the American embassy to Jerusalem and declaring it the capital of the Zionist entity."

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh
...became Prime Minister after the legislative elections of 2006 which Hamas won. President Mahmoud Abbas dismissed Haniyeh from office on 14 June 2007 at the height of the Fatah-Hamas festivities, but Haniyeh did not acknowledge the decree and continues as the PM of Gazoo while Abbas maintains a separate PM in the West Bank...
warned that a US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the city as Israel’s capital would be a "dangerous escalation" that crosses "every red line."

Political factions led by Paleostinian Authority President the ineffectual Mahmoud Abbas
... a graduate of the prestigious unaccredited Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow with a doctorate in Holocaust Denial...
’s Fatah movement also called for daily protest marches this week, starting Wednesday, and Fatah’s youth wing said "all options [are] open for defending Jerusalem."

The US State Department on Tuesday ordered babus government employees to avoid Jerusalem’s Old City and the West Bank until further notice in anticipation of an outbreak of Paleostinian violence over Trump’s upcoming announcements on Jerusalem.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [426 views] Top|| File under: Palestinian Authority

#1  Oh noes! The Paleos might get violent?
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2017 7:38 Comments || Top||

#2  "Sticks and stones will break your bones
but words will never hurt you."
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2017 11:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Tired of having Our staff have to commute 4 hours to do diplomatic press.

This move is the business of no one, and no state but Israel.

Everyone else needs to shut up and mind their own business.

Posted by: newc || 12/06/2017 11:43 Comments || Top||

#4  So the paleos are butthurt over something else to add to their continual level of butthurt.

Different day, same shit.
Posted by: DarthVader || 12/06/2017 12:12 Comments || Top||

#5  Porkoranimals on parade. Same old take over the world for the pagan moon god crap.
Posted by: Woodrow || 12/06/2017 12:33 Comments || Top||


Southeast Asia
Philippine president declares Maoist rebel NPA a terrorist group
[ARABNEWS] The Philippine military can now address the communist threat in the country without hesitation after President Rodrigo R. Duterte designated the Maoist New People's Army (NPA) a terror organization.

"This will certainly ensure that the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) can now fully execute and perform its mandate without reservation and restrictions," Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, the AFP front man, said.

On Tuesday, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque announced that Duterte had signed a proclamation "declaring the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army (CPP-NPA) as a designated identified terrorist organization under Republic Act 10168 (RA 10168), otherwise known as "The Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012."

Duterte's official residence Malacañang, however, notes that declaring the CPP-NPA a designated/identified terrorist organization is nothing new. On Aug. 2, 2002, the US designated the CPP-NPA as a foreign terrorist organization (FTO) and to date continues to include the local communist movement in its list of FTOs.

In his proclamation, the president directed the Department of Foreign Affairs to publish the designation of the CPP-NPA as a terrorist organization.

The Department of Justice was likewise ordered to immediately file the necessary application for the proscription or declaration of the CPP-NPA as a terrorist organization with the appropriate regional trial court.

After the Palace announcement, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana welcomed Duterte's proclamation.

"We have long since maintained that the CPP-NPA is a blight to the Filipino people, with its members engaging in constant criminal activities and wanton acts of terror," he said, adding that the government has walked the extra mile to accommodate them by resuming the talks. The communists, however, have imposed unreasonable conditions and continued their criminal acts.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [215 views] Top|| File under: Commies

#1  captain obvious award
Posted by: 746 || 12/06/2017 15:08 Comments || Top||



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