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Egyptian grand mufti affirms death sentences for 13 Ajnad Misr terrorists
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Afghanistan
Taliban leader in charge of prisons killed in Nangarhar operations
[Khaama Press] A senior Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
leader who was in charge of the group’s prisons in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan has been killed in an operation of the Afghan Special Forces.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the Taliban leader identified as Nabi who was also famous as Ghorzang was killed during an operation in Hesarak district.

The statement further added that Nabi was among at least fourteen holy warriors killed during the operation which was conducted on Wednesday night.

According to the provincial government, the Taliban shadow district chief for Hesarak Abdul Hasan who was also famous as Hajiz was also killed during the operation along with the shadow education director of the group who was identified as Yar Mohammad.

A compound of the group which was used as a customs house by the holy warriors was also destroyed during the operation, the statement added.

The local officials are saying that the security forces and the civilians did not suffer any casualties during the operation.

The anti-government armed Lion of Islam groups including the Taliban hard boyz have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [159 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Europe
French far-right militants convicted in 2012 mosque occupation
[Ynet] The French far-right group Generation Identity and five snuffies have been convicted of organizing and taking part in a 2012 anti-Moslem demonstration on the roof of a mosque in Poitiers‐where Arab invaders were stopped in the 8th century.

During the October 2012 demonstration, dozens of people climbed atop a mosque under construction and unfurled banners, one reading "Remember Charles Martel," who led the battle in 732.

The court clerk's office said Thursday that four of the five received suspended one-year prison sentences and lost their civic rights for five years, including the right to vote. The fifth received a suspended sentence and lost the right to run in elections.

All must help pay nearly 24,500 euros (nearly $28,900) in damages. Generation Identity must pay an additional 10,000 euros ($11,800).
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [190 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Aren't the diseases they must have contracted by just going into a mosque are punishment enough?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/08/2017 5:38 Comments || Top||


Man holding Palestinian flag smashes windows of Amsterdam kosher restaurant
[IsraelTimes] No injuries in incident described by Jewish community as terror attack, hours after Trump Jerusalem move.

Police are investigating the smashing of the windows of a kosher restaurant in a heavily Jewish part of the Dutch capital by a man wearing a Paleostinian flag.

The incident at HaCarmel restaurant occurred Thursday morning, hours after 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...
recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

The AT5 television station showed a video of the incident, in which a man holding a Paleostinian flag and wearing a Paleostinian keffiyah on his head smashes the window and kicks down the restaurant’s doors as passersby and two coppers look on. The officers wait until he breaks into the restaurant. They pause as he returns to the street from the restaurant’s interior holding an Israeli flag that he took from there. He throws it at their feet. They then overpower the man and arrest him.

Contacted by JTA, an employee at HaCarmel declined to comment on the circumstances of the incident, which the Federative Jewish Netherlands group reported online with a pictures of a Dutch police officer kneeling in front of a shattered glass window, with a Star of David hanging on the restaurant’s wall in the background.

Herman Loonstein, who heads Federative Jewish Netherlands, said the incident at HaCarmel happened when no patrons were inside the restaurant and ended without injury. "But it is nonetheless an attack, a terrorist attack, carried out by a man whose behavior was that of a terrorist," he told JTA.

"Jerusalem is recognized as the capital by the United States of America, so the windows of an Israeli restaurant in Amsterdam are smashed. Only logical. The Paleostinian [keffiyah] completes the story," Federative Jewish Netherlands wrote on Twitter.

Loonstein said that the incident at HaCarmel for many Dutch Jews compounds a growing fear about frequenting kosher restaurants following the Grand Café Rimon stabbing. "I know this to be the reality, and there was also a dip in the revenues of the café where the stabbing occurred. It has improved but I expect the new attack will only increase community members’ fear," he said.

Police beefed up their presence around the restaurant and other Jewish institutions in the capital following the incident, according to the Federative Jewish Netherlands report.
A subsequent Times of Israel article adds:
Police said the perpetrator, whom a spokesperson described as a "pro-Paleostinian activist," was a 29-year-old foreigner with a temporary residence permit.
Student? Asylum seeker? Expat on a fixed assignment?
Police would not indicate his nationality, the WNL television channel reported. The suspect is scheduled to be released Thursday as per the maximum detainment period afforded by the law for suspects locked away
You have the right to remain silent...
for alleged vandalism, WNL reported.

The Organization of Jewish Communities in The Netherlands, or NIK, said in a statement the incident was "nothing less than an act of terror."

Witnesses of the attack, which occurred as passersby and two coppers looked on, said the perpetrator shouted "holy shit! Allahu akbar," Arabic for "Allah is the greatest," and "Paleostine" as he smashed the restaurant’s windows, kicked down its door and took out an Israeli flag from the interior, which he then threw on the sidewalk. The officers arrested him after he returned with the flag.

The restaurant’s employees were inside the restaurant during the attack but no patrons were present as it had not yet opened. No one was injured in the incident, which resulted in hundreds of dollars worth of damage.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [244 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Corned beef is un-Islamic? Who knew!
Posted by: SteveS || 12/08/2017 0:43 Comments || Top||

#2  How soon before this is labeled a "Hate" crime?



crickets
Posted by: AlanC || 12/08/2017 7:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Pining for Kristallnacht?

Maybe Cmdr. Zero can find someone to coordinate the revival.
Posted by: Vast Right Wing Conspiracy || 12/08/2017 9:52 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Trial Begins of Pro-Kurdish Leader in Turkey on 'Terror' Links
[AnNahar] The co-leader of The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
's pro-Kurdish opposition party went on trial in Ankara Thursday on charges of links to outlawed Kurdish myrmidons, after over a year behind bars in a case supporters say is politically motivated, his party said.

Selahattin Demirtas, co-chairman of the second largest opposition bloc the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), was detained in November 2016 and is charged with "managing a terror organization" and "making propaganda for a terror group".

He faces up to 142 years in prison if convicted of links to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), an organization outlawed by Turkey and its Western allies. The party says the accusations are politically motivated.

His trial got under way at Sincan prison complex in Ankara province, an HDP official told AFP, adding Demirtas was not present for the hearing.

The MP is being held in prison in the northwestern region of Edirne. The party has previously accused the justice ministry of preventing any court appearances by Demirtas.

Prior to his arrest, Demirtas was considered one of President Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
... Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey...
's major rivals, with oratory skills matching the firebrand
...firebrands are noted more for audio volume and the quantity of spittle generated than for any actual logic in their arguments...
Ottoman Turkish head of state.

He led his party to success in June 2015 polls and surpassed the 10 percent threshold needed to enter parliament through winning not just support from Kurds but also liberals and the Ottoman Turkish left. He repeated the success in snap polls of November of that year but with fewer MPs.

A dozen HDP MPs were detained at the same time as him but now nine remain in prison including Demirtas and former co-chair Figen Yuksekdag.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Iraq
Militant killed, another arrested over attack in village, southwestern Kirkuk
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) A holy warrior was killed, while another was tossed in the calaboose
You have the right to remain silent...
in west of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
a commander announced on Thursday.

"Troops of the Kirkuk Operations Command managed on Thursday evening to kill a holy warrior and arrest another of those involved in a terrorist operation that targeted civilians in al-Khuzeifi village, east of Riyad town, west of Kirkuk," Maj. Gen. Ali Fadel Umran said in a statement.

"During the campaign, a rest house for the holy warriors, at which they were hiding, was destroyed," Umran added.

On Tuesday, IS armed Lions of Islam attacked, in the evening, al-Khuzeifi village leaving five civilians including the mayor of the village, killed.

Four others were kidnapped from villages of al-Nasr, al-Sharifiya and al-Khuzeifi.

Officials in the province of Kirkuk has urged reinforcing military troops in the south and west, as the region still have IS members who escaped during liberation offensives of Hawija and mainly in houses and tunnels at remote areas in Riyad, al-Rashad and between al-Abbassi and Dibis.

The Joint Operations Command announced in October the liberation of each of Hawija, Riyad and al-Rashad. Over 1,300 members were killed during offensives to free Hawija, while over 800 members were killed during the second phase of operations.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [163 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Anbar Antix: 4 ISIS henchmen picked up, 500 ISIS rockets revealed

Four Islamic State militants arrested in western Anbar

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Four Islamic State members were arrested during a security campaign in west of Anbar, a security source from Anbar Operations Command said.

“Security services managed to arrest for suspects while being on their way back to the liberated town of Annah, western Anbar. They were arrested during a security campaign to check identities of the suspects,” the source told BasNews website.

“Security services transferred the suspects to the detention cells in Ramadi for investigations,” the source, who preferred anonymity, added.

500 Islamic State rockets, tunnels found in Tal Afar, Anbar

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi security forces on Thursday discovered underground tunnels and hundreds of rockets belonging to Islamic State militants as they combed areas recaptured from the militant group in Nineveh and Anbar.

Interior Ministry spokesman, Saad Maan, said in a press conference that troops found 500 rockets in the town of Tal Afar, west of Nineveh. He said most of those were prepared for drones.

Iraqi troops seized Tal Afar back from Islamic State militants in August.

Meanwhile, the army’s Anbar Operations Command said it uncovered three underground tunnels and a pickup truck belonging to the group south of the city of Haditha, Anbar.

The command’s chief, Mahmoud al-Falahi, was quoted by Alsumaria News saying that army and police forces also detonated 15 explosive devices in the city of Ramadi.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


One killed, another wounded in armed attack north of Baghdad
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) One Iraqi was killed and another one was maimed Thursday when armed button men shot at them in northern Baghdad, according to security source.

Alghad Press quoted a security source saying that unknown button men rubbed out a foodstuff store owner and maimed two others in Husseiniya, north of the capital.

The motivation behind the shooting was not known yet.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
The Times of Israel is liveblogging events at home and around the world re: President Trump’s Jerusalem announcement
As of 12:15 p.m. ET, the headline and subhead:
Watch: UN Security Council meets on Jerusalem recognition

1 Palestinian killed in Gaza, 250 injured in W. Bank clashes; Iron Dome intercepts rocket launched from Strip
And posted at 11:34 a.m. ET:
Diplomats hope UNSC meeting will show US ‘isolation’ on Jerusalem

International diplomats are not showing particular optimism that the Security Council’s meeting will produce tangible results.

Asked what he expected to come from the UN meeting, one diplomat said: “Nothing.” Another said the session would show US “isolation” on the issue.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 12:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [202 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Because violence has worked so well for Islam in Syria, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Gaza, Lebanon, Somalia, Yemen, the Philippines....
Posted by: 3dc || 12/08/2017 14:01 Comments || Top||

#2  This proves Trump is literally Hitler because recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is totally something Hitler would do.

/me queues up "You Can't Always Get What You Want" on the grammophone. Let's all sing along:
And I went down to the demonstration
To get my fair share of abuse
Singing, "We're gonna vent our frustration
If we don't we're gonna blow a 50-amp fuse"
You can't always get what you want

Posted by: SteveS || 12/08/2017 16:35 Comments || Top||


Intifada called for as over 100 Palestinians injured in clashes in the West Bank, Gaza and Jerusalem
The view from the Iran-oriented part of the Arab world.
[ALMASDARNEWS] More than 100 Paleostinians have been maimed in festivities that have erupted throughout various locations within the West Bank, Gazoo and Jerusalem.

400,000 plus protestors
...an impressive number. But how many orders of magnitude is that from reality?
filled the streets in Gazoo today, as Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", reportedly fired two rockets at Israeli settlements. Israel, soon after Hamas attacked ‐ to no avail, the rockets hitting open fields ‐ bombed targets in the North-East of Gazoo. The night prior to the Hamas rocket fire, Israel had fired sound bombs and intimidating flares, filling the skies in Gazoo.

In the West Bank, large protests took place in Ramallah, Bethlehem, Nablus, Jenin and in various other villages/refugee camps.

Israeli occupation forces violently met the protestors using internationally banned tear gas, live ammunition, sound grenades, rubber coated steel bullets, as well as other life threatening military equipment.

Hamas have now called for a day of rage of the 8th of December, encouraging the youth of Paleostine to rise up against their oppressors "through any means necessary".
Posted by: Fred || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [325 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  I long for a whiff of grapeshot.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/08/2017 3:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Wow, Grom. Reading your statement made me laugh as I don't think it was intentional!

Maybe a slight rephrasing is needed 'eh?
Posted by: Seeking cure for ignorance || 12/08/2017 8:13 Comments || Top||

#3  internationally banned tear gas, live ammunition, sound grenades, rubber coated steel bullets, as well as other life threatening military equipment.

Ummm....NO, and what military equipment isn't life threatening? Idiots
Posted by: Frank G || 12/08/2017 9:27 Comments || Top||

#4  DM: Jerusalem protests claim their first life as Palestinian is shot dead by Israeli soldiers during clashes over Trump's plan to move US embassy

He was first!
Check the pictures, note the sandal beating.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/08/2017 10:08 Comments || Top||

#5  It has a nice bouquet, SCFI.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/08/2017 10:09 Comments || Top||

#6  Does the US government still provide any money to the Paleos?
If so cut it off for good.
Posted by: 3dc || 12/08/2017 10:51 Comments || Top||

#7  #2 It's an historical reference.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/08/2017 11:18 Comments || Top||

#8  Freudian slip?
"Kashmiri Shitte Muslims burnt an effigy of Donald Trump as they marched through the streets of Srinagar this morning"

Posted by: Frank G || 12/08/2017 11:25 Comments || Top||

#9  Are you sure those aren't the same Antifa guys?
Posted by: gorb || 12/08/2017 12:15 Comments || Top||

#10  It's an historical reference.

Yeah. Kids nowadays...
Should probably be on that list of Common Rantburg Expressions.

Many many moons ago, during one of the many intifadas, I totaled up the cumulative body count on each side. Don't remember the exact numbers, but the ratio was something like 10-15 to 1 against the Paleos, which didn't seem like a cost-effective way to exterminate the Juices.
Posted by: SteveS || 12/08/2017 13:45 Comments || Top||

#11  Jews are K strategists, Arabs are r.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/08/2017 13:49 Comments || Top||


Israeli Security Forces Brace For Palestinian ‘Day Of Rage’
[Jpost] There was some violence already on Thursday, when forces of Evil in the Gazoo Strip fired three rockets at Israel.

Security personnel were preparing for riots on Friday in Jerusalem and the West Bank, amid predictions that Paleostinians and Israeli Arabs will escalate their protests against 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...
’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Ynet’s article on the subject talks of dozens and thousands, and quotes a young Jerusalemite:
A schoolgirl from east Jerusalem expressed disappointment of the lack of response among the Israeli Arab sector. "I won't be calm unless we fight against Trump's decision. After reading the condemnations on Facebook yesterday, I thought there was going to be war today, but unfortunately there is almost no response here," she said. "Me and many other students just want to be on the ground. If it's too difficult for the men, then us women have the strength to do a lot of things that would lead us to a right and just struggle, and not just talk."

Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [274 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Do something constructive like build a sewer system for the land you mis-manage now you apostate heathen.
Posted by: newc || 12/08/2017 0:26 Comments || Top||

#2  They'll rage for a few days but my guess is they'll get over it. What choice do they have?
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 12/08/2017 12:06 Comments || Top||

#3  A day without rage is like a day without sunshine. And there is a lot of sunshine in the ME.
Posted by: SteveS || 12/08/2017 13:47 Comments || Top||


IDF bombs Hamas positions in Gaza after rocket attacks
[IsraelTimes] An Israel Defense Forces tank and aircraft carried out strikes on two Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood, positions in the Gazoo Strip on Thursday evening in retaliation for Paleostinian rocket attacks.

The strikes came as a terrorist group in the Strip launched a rocket that hit an open field in the south of the country, after two previous attacks that failed to reach Israeli territory, the army said.

The retaliatory strikes targeted Hamas positions even though a different group, the salafist
...also known as Wahhabis, salafists are against innovation in religion or in anything else. They eat the same things every meal of every day and all their children are named Abdullah or Mohammed. Not all salafists are takfiris, but all takfiris are salafists. They are fond of praying five times a day and killing infidels...
Tawhid al-Jihad, took responsibility for the launches.

"The IDF holds Hamas responsible for the hostile activity perpetrated against Israel from the Gazoo Strip," the army said in a statement.

A military spokesperson said the incoming rocket alert siren was not activated by the third launch ‐ as it was by the first two ‐ because the system detected that the projectile was not heading toward a populated area.

"When it’s going to an open field, we try not to scare the public," the spokesperson said.

The first two launches set off the alarm shortly after 6 p.m., in the Hof Ashkelon and Sha’ar Hanegev regions, northeast of the Gazoo Strip.

The IDF sent soldiers to inspect the area for signs of impact, but, finding none, determined that the two rockets had not reached Israeli territory, a spokesperson said.

In the hours afterward, the Tawhid al-Jihad group grabbed credit for the attack on social media. The small, radical group is affiliated with al-Qaeda.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian military declares its goal to defeat IS group in Syria 'accomplished'
[AlAhram] Russia's defence ministry on Thursday said its mission to oust 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....
jihadists from Syria has been "accomplished" and the country is "completely liberated" from the group.

"The Russian armed forces' goal to defeat gangs of ISIS terrorist organization in Syria has been accomplished," senior military officer Sergei Rudskoi told a briefing, using an alternative acronym for the group.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [211 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Knowing when to quit is important.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/08/2017 3:23 Comments || Top||

#2  ...and pencil neck is still ensconced in his office. Though Barack is not.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 12/08/2017 9:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Yeah, but how long will they stay there?
Posted by: DarthVader || 12/08/2017 10:21 Comments || Top||

#4  This is a big day...anticlimactic...but, a big day nonetheless.

This Caliphate version of AQ, ISIL, ISIS...whatever...is finished. And thus, bin Laden's and Zarqawi's dreams and dreamers corpses rot in the crumbled towns and dusty desert of Syria, Iraq and the bottom of the Indian Ocean.

Obama's massive blunder (giving Maliki the green light for the Shia to suppress the Sunnis...who turned en masse to ISIS) that allowed this cancer to metastasize will be ignored. Thousands of innocents murdered, Christian persecution and genocide in Iraq ignored. Words in a mere post can not do this disaster justice.

In a way I guess Obama achieved what appears to have been his goal... a Shia crescent from the Persian Gulf.. Iran, through Iraq and all the way to the Mediterranean Sea.

I am uneasy.
Posted by: Tennessee || 12/08/2017 11:43 Comments || Top||


ISIS kills dozens of rebels in successful Hama ambush
[ALMASDARNEWS] Dozens of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
(HTS) murderous Moslems were ambushed as they were headed to confrontation areas with the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
terrorist group in al-Huwayis village in Aleppo’s eastern countryside.

The likely perpetrator of this ambush are ISIS loyalists according to opposition sources. Some 31 jihadists from HTS were reportedly killed after ISIS cells killed them from the back lines; dozens were maimed.

Rebels suspect that those cells are the remnants of Jund al-Aqsa which did not evacuate to Raqqa. Their ambush was launched from Sinjar village located in the southeastern countryside of Idlib. Soon after the ambush, they dispersed to the realm east of the Hama- Aleppo Highway around the villages of Ma’arrat al-Nu’man, Sinjar, and Abu al-Duhour.
Posted by: Fred || 12/08/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [205 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  What could be sweeter than this - "scores killed"
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/08/2017 3:21 Comments || Top||


ISIS maintains powerful forces for attacking Syrian Army in east Homs, Deir Ezzor
[ALMASDARNEWS] Even with the Syrian Arab Army’s recent victory over ISIS along the western shore of the Euphrates River, it is believed that the terrorist group still maintains a small army that can be used for future surprise attacks against Syrian pro-government forces in eastern Homs and western Deir Ezzor provinces.

According to some sources, there may still be up to two hundred 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....
forces of Evil embedded throughout the vast desert spaces of southwestern Deir Ezzor province. Furthermore, ISIS murderous Moslems in this area may very well possess fire support assets such as tanks, artillery and boom-mobiles.

ISIS proved its ability to still target Syrian pro-government forces at the strategic town of As-Sukhnah which commands the road between Palmyra and Deir Ezzor about two weeks ago.

Here ISIS mustered an assault on the government-held town with several dozen fighters whose operation was spearheaded by a car kaboom.

This occurred despite the fact that the main battles between Syrian Army-led forces and ISIS were raging around the city of Abu Kamal and town of al-Asharah on the western shore of the Euphrates.

This remaining ISIS pocket within what is now being called the Sukhnah-Deir Ezzzor-Abu Kamal triangle encompasses an area of about 7,000 square kilometers.

Although bland desert terrain at face value, pro-government forces can be expected to encounter mazes of underground tunnels and colonies of foxholes and other positions when they eventually do undertake their operation to clear this territorial space sometime in the near future.
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Fri 2017-12-08
  Egyptian grand mufti affirms death sentences for 13 Ajnad Misr terrorists
Thu 2017-12-07
  Houthis execute ‘thousands’ in two days: UN’s Yemen envoy
Wed 2017-12-06
  Islamist suicide plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May foiled
Tue 2017-12-05
  Iranian Embassy In Sana’a Has Been Attacked
Mon 2017-12-04
  Rebels kill Yemen's ex-president Saleh
Sun 2017-12-03
  Yemen’s Saleh says ‘citizens have revolted against Houthi aggression’
Sat 2017-12-02
  Deadly Rebel Infighting Rocks Yemen Capital for Second Night
Fri 2017-12-01
  Drone strike kills at least 3 militants near Pak-Afghan border
Thu 2017-11-30
  U.S. raid kills top ISIL commander in Somalia, says Minister
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
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