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Deso Dogg -- Dead Again
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Afghanistan
7 Taliban die in Ghazni Wednesday
Ghazni police claimed on Wednesday that at least seven Taliban insurgents were killed after insurgents attacked security check posts in the province.

According to Ghazni police Taliban attacked security check posts around 02:30 a.m local time in Gero district but were driven back by security forces.

According to police, the clash lasted until 06:00 a.m.

Police claimed that nine other insurgents were wounded in the clash and a large quantity of weapons were seized by the security forces.

Ghazni police said that the bodies of three Taliban fighters were found on the battle ground. However, the Taliban has not yet commented on this.

No information was provided as to whether there were casualties among security forces.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Suicide bomber killed by own explosives before reaching to his target
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A jacket wallah was killed in an kaboom triggered by his own explosives and before reaching to his target in eastern Nangrhar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government in a statement said the incident took place late on Wednesday evening in the vicinity of Jalalabad city, the historic provincial capital of 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..
The statement further added that the suicide bomber’s explosives went off in the 6th police district of the city, leaving himself dead along with another individual.

The suicide bomber was being chased by the security forces to be jugged
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
based on the tip off received by Nangarhar police, the statement said.

According to the governor’s office, the other individual killed in the kaboom has been identified as Maghfoor.

The statement also added that the suicide bomber has been identified as Raifullah who was originally a resident of Pacher Agam district.

Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [291 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Premature explaxculation. Could happen to any of us.
Posted by: Canuckistan sniper || 01/19/2018 3:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Live by the suicide vest, die by the suicide vest. :-/
Posted by: gorb || 01/19/2018 8:22 Comments || Top||

#3  This happens frequently enough that you have to wonder if it's just incompetence or whether the Haliburton Remote Wide-band Detonator (pat.pend.) has been deployed for beta testing.
Posted by: Shinenter Omeater6352 || 01/19/2018 8:52 Comments || Top||

#4  ... Or you use Pakistani contractors.
Posted by: Pappy || 01/19/2018 13:49 Comments || Top||


Taliban suffer casualties in Pamir-17 operations in Kunduz
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
myrmidon suffered casualties during the ongoing Pamir-17 operations in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan as the military officials are saying that hundreds of rounds of Ak-47 ammunition were also confiscated along with an Improvised Explosive Device.

The 209th Shaheen Corps officials said at least five Taliban forces of Evil were killed and five others were maimed during the operations in the past 24 hours.

The officials further added that the Afghan armed forces also confiscated an Improvised Explosive Device and 300 rounds of Ak-47 ammunition during the operations.

Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [173 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Militants suffer casualties in drone strikes in Afghanistan and Pakistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least two people were killed and another individual was maimed in dronezaps along the Durand Line targeting the suspected forces of Evil both inside the Afghanistan and Pakistain territories, it has been reported.

The officials in Pakistain’s tribal regions have said a suspected bad boy was critically maimed after he was targeted in Kurram Agency
...home of an intricately interconnected web of poverty, ignorance, and religious fanaticism, where the laws of cause and effect are assumed to be suspended, conveniently located adjacent to Tora Bora...
The officials further added that the drones targeted the bad boy close to a house in Badshah Kot area and the individual maimed in the Arclight airstrike has been identified as Khalid and a close relative of an Afghan bad boy commander.

According to the officials, the US drones also targeted the forces of Evil in Khost province
... across the border from Miranshah, within commuting distance of Haqqani hangouts such as Datta Khel and probably within sight of Mordor. Khost is populated by six different tribes of Pashtuns, the largest probably being the Khostwal, from which it takes its name...
of Afghanistan near the Durand Line and as a result two forces of Evil were killed.

Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [182 views] Top|| File under: Haqqani Network


Africa Horn
Five Al-Shabaab Militants Arrested In Southwest Somalia
[RADIOSHABELLE] Somali National Army (SNA) captured five al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
Death Eaters in an operation south of Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State, officials said Wednesday.

A front man for the Southwest State Presidency Nuradin Yusuf Abukar said SNA and Southwest State forces jointly carried out the operations at Manaas location.

"SNA and Southwest State forces conducted very successful operation against the terrorist bad boy group at Manaas location this morning, they captured five al-Shabaab fighters and recovered four cycle of violences during the operation," Abukar said.

He confirmed that some soldiers sustained slight injuries during the operation, adding that the joint forces liberated several areas in and around the area so far.

The latest operation came hours after al-Shabaab claimed to have captured Daynuney and Gof-gudud locations east and north of Baidoa town on Tuesday.

But Security Minister for the Southwest State Hassan Hussein Mohammed told Xinhua that their forces killed several al-Shabaab Death Eaters Tuesday, and the bad boys’ attempt to capture two areas was thwarted.

Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [159 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Tension As Somali Forces Close In On Al Shabaab Stronghold
[RADIOSHABELLE] A tense of a fight was reported near the southern port town of Kismayo
...a port city in the southern Lower Juba province of Somalia, at the extreme southern end of the country (assuming Somalia can be called a country). It is the commercial capital of the autonomous Jubaland region...
as Somali National Army forces and African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
troops move closer to Al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
stronghold.

Reports said the tension rose after allied forces are advancing on Bulo-Gadud and Bar-Sanguni areas which are currently under Al-Shabaab control.

Residents in the two villages say a heavy fighting may erupt at any time.

The development came following an Arclight airstrike by the U.S. warplanes against al-Shabaab bases in Bar-Sanguni, located about 45Km north of Kismayo city on Wednesday.

Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Five Shaboobs On Police Radar After Escaping From Somalia
[RADIOSHABELLE] Security agencies are hunting for five al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
abductees who beat feet from cells in Somalia.

Sources within the security circles said the five were due to be executed by the murderous Moslems for communicating with al-Shabaab runaway Ahmed Iman Ali.

They suspect the five have sneaked into the country to seek refuge from the terror group.

Ali, who was a vocal Al-Shabaab propagandist, fell out with the leadership of the terror group in mid last year.

This was after several Kenyans were executed allegedly for over spying and leaking information to Ali and the Kenyan government.

Ali was against the executions as it targeted mostly Kenyan fighters, most of which he was responsible for their recruitment.

The five holy warriors, who are originally from Lamu and Malindi, are said to have been taken into custody towards the end of last year.

Reports indicated that Ali is seeking asylum from the government amid several attempts by al-Shabaab to kill him.

Animosity and hatred has been rife within al-Shabaab with intelligence reports indicating that Kenyans in the group are the most affected.

At stake is that local Somali fighters, who consider Kenyans as moles for the security agents, have isolated the Kenyan imported muscle.

Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [156 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Al-Shabaab Fighters Lose Southern Town To Somalia Forces
[RADIOSHABELLE] Somali army Thursday captured a town in the southern region and killed at least seven al-Shabaab
... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia...
holy warriors, including four senior commanders, an officer said Thursday.

Somali army 43rd infantry division commander Gen. Ismail Sahardid told newsmen that the forces launched an attack on Bar-Sanguni town, some 45 km south of the coastal city of Kismayo
...a port city in the southern Lower Juba province of Somalia, at the extreme southern end of the country (assuming Somalia can be called a country). It is the commercial capital of the autonomous Jubaland region...
, before wresting control.

Sahardid did not comment on possible casualties on his forces. He added the forces seized two technicals from the holy warriors.

Kismayo was one of the strongholds of al-Shabaab, with its port being used as the group’s main revenue source before it was forced out by Kenyan forces in 2012.

Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Somali General Shot Dead by Deputy
[RADIOSHABELLE] A Somali general was shot in the head and killed in the capital Mogadishu on Thursday and a colonel who was his deputy has been incarcerated
Drop the heater, Studs, or you're hist'try!
for the murder, senior army sources said.

The killing of Marine general Saiid Aden Yusuf in what was apparently an internal dispute is a fresh sign of problems facing the army as it battles an insurgency by Islamist Lion of Islam group al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
with the help of African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
peacekeepers.

"Our marine general was killed by his deputy at Mogadishu seaport today. The murderer was seized. It was unfortunate and unexpected. An investigation goes on," marine officer Ahmed Ali told Rooters.

Mogadishu resident Nur Mohammed told Rooters the colonel fired several shots from his pistol and hit the general in the head.

"I was chatting with the general shortly before he was killed .... I heard the gunshots and when I ran to the scene I was shocked to see the general lying on the ground, bleeding," he said, adding that Yusuf died on the scene from bullet wounds.

Marine officer Ahmed Ali said the colonel was arrested.
Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [242 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So...the Deputy shot the Sheriff?
Posted by: SKIDMARK || 01/19/2018 12:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Skidmark!!!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 12:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Hoot! He just "Skidded" round.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/19/2018 15:00 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Yemeni forces launch rocket on Soddy camp
Yemen’s Rocketry Force fired ballistic missile on a Saudi air defense camp in Najran, the third such launch since the start of 2018.

Al-Massirah TV quoted a source in the Rocketry Force as saying that a short-range ballistic missile had accurately hit the Saudi air defense cap in Najran, inflicting losses upon Saudi-led forces.

The source said that the missile launch is the third attack on Saudi posts since the beginning of 2018. On January 5, the Rocketry Force had successfully test-fired a new short-range ballistic missile that targeted a Saudi post also in Najran.

The second missile launch took place late Tuesday, when the Rocketry Force fired a short-range ballistic missile on Saudi regional airport of Jizan, Al-Massirah reported, according to the source.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [291 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Things have changed from the days of the Scud that couldn't hit sand in a desert.
Posted by: Shinenter Omeater6352 || 01/19/2018 8:44 Comments || Top||

#2  Yes. Lesson in that for everyone.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/19/2018 16:30 Comments || Top||

#3  Consider the source.
Posted by: Grurong Unoluger8267 || 01/19/2018 20:32 Comments || Top||


Yemeni Army gains yardage in al-Jouf
The Yemeni army continued to make progress for a second day on Thursday in ongoing battles with Houthi militia in the Burt Al-Anan area of Al-Jouf governorate.

Brig. Gen. Heikal Hantaf said Yemeni Armed Forces liberated the Afi, Al-Qaeef and Al-Tamr regions, as well as taking the “strategic” Habash mountain, according to a statement on the Yemeni Armed Forces website.

Brig. Gen. Hantaf added that the Yemeni forces are continuing their advance in their bid to liberate the rest of the area. He also said the Houthis have suffered heavy losses and that many of the rebels had fled.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [230 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Anyone butt New England !
Posted by: Jack Chaiter7913 || 01/19/2018 23:50 Comments || Top||


Europe
Refugee yoot banished from east German town after knife attack
[TheLocal.de] The town of Cottbus in Brandenburg has taken the unusual step of telling a resident to pack his bags and leave, after he was reportedly involved in an assault at a shopping centre.

Mayor of Cottbus, Holger Kelch, decided on Tuesday that the teenage asylum seeker and his father would have to move away from the town and the surrounding district, according to the German Press Agency (DPA). Kelch came to the decision after consulting with local police and immigration authorities.

The 15 year old was allegedly one of three teenagers involved in an assault on a 51-year-old man at a shopping centre in the town centre on Friday.

According to police, the three youths accosted the man and his wife as they tried to enter a shopping centre. The youths, aged 14, 15 and 17, allegedly demanded that they enter the building first and said that the woman needed to show them "respect."

When the couple refused to cooperate with their demands, the 14-year-old reportedly attacked the man with a knife. A passerby was able to intervene and the three youths fled. The man did not sustain serious injuries.

City authorities have now decided to banish the 15-year-old from the city as he had already been classified as "dangerous" in December of last year. The city has handed him a "negative residency permit", an order which local authorities are allowed to hand to asylum seekers.

"It is the first time that we have made use of the negative residency permit," a city official told the Lausitzer Rundschau. "The integration of the youth has failed."

Refugee associations have previously criticized the negative residency permit as an infringement on the basic right to freedom of movement.

Last year it was implemented in the towns of Salzgitter, Delmenhorst and Wilhelmshaven for all refugees, after the towns said they had reached their capacity for integrating new arrivals.

The other two suspects in the Cottbus knife attack have now also been added to the list of "dangerous" people and will be warned of legal consequences should they be suspected of breaking the law again.

Police are now investigating all three of the juveniles on suspicion of attempted grievous bodily harm. They have also increased patrols of the city centre in response to the assault.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [217 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  A wand'rng Shamitic Lusation
Just cut off his Cottbus vacation.
Successful absorbtion
Is seldom his portion
In wending from nation to nation.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 01/19/2018 15:08 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Anbar Antix
7 ISIS troops quit

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Seven Islamic State members were arrested in Anbar while being on their way to liberated regions, a security source said on Thursday.

“While checking identities of the displaced families who were returning back to Qaim town, security troops managed to arrest seven IS members,” the source told BasNews.

“Troops transferred the arrested militants to detention cells for further investigations,” the source, who asked to remain anonymous, added.

“Security services are checking identities of the displaced families that return back to upper Euphrates towns in Qaim, Rawa and Annah to arrest whoever involved with Islamic State to preserve security of liberated regions,” the source said.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [209 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


2 ISIS Bad Guys smoked in Salahuddin
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) Two Islamic State members were killed as Iraqi joint troops repulsed an attack in Salahuddin province, a security source was quoted saying on Thursday.

“IS members launched an attack early today near the western coast of Shirqat town,” the source told SNG website.

“Security troops and al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) managed to foil the attack, kill two militants and destroy their two vehicles,” the source said. “Security situation is totally under control in Shirqat.”

Last month, Abadi announced full liberation of Iraqi lands, declaring end of war against IS members.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [187 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Soldier dies in shootout in Basra
Basra (IraqiNews.com) A soldier was killed, while two others were wounded in a shootout as military troops carried out a security operation, north of Basra, a security source said on Wednesday.

“Military force launched an operation in a region in al-Qurna town,” the source told AlSumaria News adding that “confrontations left a soldier killed and two others injured.

“Other troops cordoned off the region in the wake of the incidents and imposed security operations,” the source, who asked to remain anonymous, added.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [195 views] Top|| File under:


Diyala Dead Guys Documented
2 Kops die in bombing attack near Jawlawla

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Nine police personnel, including a commander, were killed and injured in a bomb blast in northeast of Diyala, an official was quoted saying on Wednesday.

“A bomb went off, today, targeting police troops in al-Terfaya region, at the outskirts of Jalawla, northeastern Diyala,” Walhan al-Karwi, member of Jalawla municipal council, told Alghad Press.

“The blast left two policemen killed and seven others, including a commander and another officer, wounded,” Karwi said. “The victims were taken to forensic medicine department, while the wounded were transferred to hospital for treatment.”

Earlier on the day, a local source in Jalawla said seven policemen, including a commander, were killed and injured due to the blast.

Diyala police launched earlier a wide scale military operation along with army troops to follow Islamic State remnants in Jalawla.

1 dead in small arms attack near Baqubah

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) A civilian was killed, while a police conscript was injured in an armed attack, northeast of Diyala, a security source from the province said on Thursday.

“A civilian and a conscript from customs police, who are from Jalawla region, were attacked by unidentified gunmen on the main road of Baqubah-Khanaqeen, northeastern Diyala,” the source told Alghad Press.

The attack, according to the source, “left the civilian killed and the conscript profoundly wounded.”

The victim was taken to forensic medicine department, while the injured was transferred to hospital.

ISIS Bad Guys abduct 2 men near Baqubah

Diyala (IraqiNew.com) Islamic State militants kidnapped two young men from a village in the north of Diyala province, a local official was quoted saying on Thursday.

Mohamed Deif, mayor of al-Udhaim (63 km north of Baqubah), told Alsumaria News that the group kidnapped the pair late Wednesday from al-Safedj village, east of the region, and took them to an unknown destination.

According to Deif, “Islamic State is still present at some pockets surrounding al-Udhaim, especially those extending along the Hamreen Mountains”.

Some local officials had previously been quoted saying that Islamic State resorted to kidnapping and ransoms in the province as means to offset drained financial resources.

3 die in two separate small arms attack near Baqubah

Diyala (Iraqinews.com) – Three people were killed on Wednesday in two separate armed attacks in northeastern Diyala, a security source was quoted as saying.

Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “Unidentified gunmen shot two people dead outside a hospital in Miqdadiyah, about 30 km northeast of Baquba, the capital of Diyala.”

“Also, an employee at the Roads and Bridges Department breathed his last after unknown gunmen opened fire at him at a village on the outskirts of Miqdadiyah,” the source added.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [206 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  If we're going for alliteration, it should be "Diyala Dead Dudes Documented"
Posted by: Shinenter Omeater6352 || 01/19/2018 8:43 Comments || Top||


Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin
5 die in bombing attack in al-Tarmiyah area

Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Eight people were killed and injured Wednesday in two bomb blasts in Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying.

Speaking to Baghdad Today, the source said, “An explosive charge went off at al-Tarmiyah area in northern Baghdad, leaving three people injured.”

“Also, one person was killed and four others were wounded after a bomb exploded at Al-Mada’in district in Baghdad,” the source said

“Security forces rushed to the blast site and carried the body to the forensic medicine department, while the injured were moved to hospital for treatment,” he added.

1 dead in bomb attack in al-Doura

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Three civilians were killed and injured in a bomb blast that took place, south of Baghdad, a security source was quoted saying on Thursday.

“A civilian was killed, while two others were wounded as a bomb went off in Hour Rajab region in al-Doura town, south of Baghdad,” the source told Baghdad Today website.
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under:


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Army demands Islamist rebels surrender east Damascus suburb
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has once again demanded that the Salafist tough guys in Harasta immediately surrender this east Damascus suburb.

According to a military source in Damascus, the Syrian Army’s 4th Division warned the Salafist tough guys of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
, Faylaq al-Rahman, and Harakat Ahrar al-Sham
...a Syria jihadi group made up of Islamists and salafists, not that there's that much difference, formed into a brigade. They make up the main element of the Islamic Front but they don't profess adoration of al-Qaeda and they've been fighting (mainly for survival) against the Islamic State. Their leadership was wiped out at a single blow by a suicide kaboom at a crowded basement meeting in September, 2014...
that if they do not surrender Harasta that they will restart their operations to capture the suburb.

Recently, the Syrian Army redeployed several 4th Division units to the Harasta front in order to help with the upcoming offensive that is scheduled to take place at this front.

The Syrian Army issued this demand to the Salafist tough guys as a way to settle this battle peacefully; however, it is unlikely that Ahrar al-Sham and their allies agree to surrender Harasta.
Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Jihadists battle one another for control of Yarmouk Camp
[ALMASDARNEWS] Two of the largest jihadist groups in Syria resumed their battle in the Yarmouk Camp, Thursday, as they both engaged in heavy festivities along one of the district’s formerly crowded streets.

Leading the charge was the so-called 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....
(ISIS), who launched several attacks against the Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
jihadist faction at Haifa Street on Thursday.

The Islamic State managed to advance along Haifa Street, despite heavy resistance from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and their jihadist allies in the Yarmouk Camp District.

ISIS has recently launched large attacks in several areas in the southern suburbs of Damascus, mostly targeting the Yarmouk Camp and Hajar al-Aswad.
Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Intense exchange of hostilities between Turkish Army, Kurdish forces in Afrin
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Ottoman Turkish Army and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are currently engaged in a fierce exchange of hostilities in the Afrin Canton tonight.

According to YPG activists, the Ottoman Turkish Army resumed their attacks on the Afrin Canton tonight, hitting several towns in the central and southern part of this region in Aleppo’s northwestern countryside.

In particular, the Ottoman Turkish Army launched a heavy artillery barrage on the town of al-Aqaybah, prompting the YPG to respond with a plethora of missiles.

The violent is still ongoing at the moment, as both parties attempt to inflict heavy damage on each others defenses.
Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [650 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Deso Dogg -- Dead Again
[ALMASDARNEWS] The German rapper turned 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....
(ISIS) terrorist, Denis Cuspert (AKA "Abu Talha al-Almani" and "Deso Dogg") was reportedly killed on Wednesday in the eastern countryside of the Deir Ezzor Governorote.

Citing pro-ISIS media, the Site Intel Group reported that Cuspert was killed during festivities with the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the eastern Deir Ezzor town of Gharanej.

No further details have been released.

Cuspert has been reported dead on several occasions in the past, including in October of 2015.
Posted by: Fred || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [245 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Better hit rapper "Freddy Krueger" Dogg a few more times just to make certain--and to strike a blow against rap music.
Posted by: JohnQC || 01/19/2018 8:57 Comments || Top||


Families of captive French jihadists sue to bring them home
The hard jihad of the sword didn’t work out for them, so they’ve moved to the soft jihad of the law.
[IsraelTimes] Relatives of detainees in Syrian Kurdistan, held over involvement with 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....
, claim country has duty to repatriate them

The wives and children of French jihadists captured in Syria have filed a legal complaint against French authorities for refusing to repatriate them, their lawyers announced Wednesday.

The question of what to do with some 40 captured jihadists ‐ men and women, accompanied by around 20 children, who were living under the Islamic State group ‐ has been hotly debated in recent weeks.

The French government said on January 4 that those detained in Kurdish-held areas of Syria ‐ the vast majority of the cases ‐ should be left there so long as they can be guaranteed a fair trial.

But their lawyers argue that La Belle France has a duty to repatriate its citizens. The complaint by six families against La Belle France involves women and kiddies held in Syrian Kurdistan.

"These women who went out there are the object of legal proceedings in La Belle France," lawyers Marie Dose, William Bourdon, Martin Pradel and Marc Bailly said in a statement.

"They accept that they must face up to their criminal responsibilities as soon as they arrive on French territory."

By leaving them there, French authorities are "additionally exposing these mothers and children to obvious risks ‐ notably in terms of their health, in a war zone."

The families have filed a legal complaint against French authorities for arbitrary detention and abuse of authority, the statement said.

Their lawyers argued that Syrian Kurdistan is not a legally recognized state and so "these women and kiddies are being held in unauthorized detention."

The vast majority of jihadists detained in La Belle France are being held by Kurdish forces in Syria, according to a source close to the case.

The lawyers had yet to specify how many families were involved in the suit.

But they are not believed to involve the most prominent Frenchwoman in Kurdish detention, the notorious Islamic State propagandist Emilie Konig, a 33-year-old Moslem convert from Brittany.

Konig, who features on UN and US blacklists of dangerous turbans, was captured last month and is being held in a Kurdish camp with her three young children along with several other French women.

Her lawyer Bruno Vinay has said previously she has requested to be brought to trial at home in La Belle France.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [276 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  I'd repatriate them. In an urn.
Posted by: anymouse || 01/19/2018 0:54 Comments || Top||

#2  How about expelling the families - pour encourager les autres
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 01/19/2018 3:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Yes Theses FIPOs should get joined by their support network. I'd hate to say family as it makes equivalence with proper families.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 01/19/2018 6:15 Comments || Top||

#4  The Devils Island prison island is still French Territory
Posted by: John Frum || 01/19/2018 8:05 Comments || Top||

#5  Then deport their arses. O wait, it's france.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/19/2018 15:02 Comments || Top||


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The Beatings Will Continue, Iraqi and Syrian Editions
23 found in mass grave in Ninevah

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A mass grave containing the relics of 23 people, mostly police agents, was found in southern Mosul, a security source wasere quoted saying on Thursday.

The source told Baghdad Today that “local police in Mosul found a mass grave with 23 corpses, mainly belonging to local police”.

“Police found the grave at the village of al-Athba, al-Shura, 40 km south of Mosul,” according to the source, who added that the relics were handed over to forensic authorities.

10K said to be in graves near Raqqa

A senior Syrian medical official says members of the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group have executed 10,000 people and buried their bodies in mass graves across the country’s northern city of Raqqah.

Syrian Forensic Medicine General Director Zaher Hajo told Arabic-language and al-Watan daily that his colleagues had confirmed the presence of 4,000 bodies in one single grave.

Hajo went on to say that Syrian Health Minister Nizar Yazigi has ordered the formation of a committee in order to collect the remains of the victims and transfer them to the military hospital in the northwestern city of Aleppo.

He stated that identification of the victims, using their teeth and bones, will start next week, stressing that he will chair the committee.

Hajo said the mass graves have been found in areas now controlled by the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) – a US-backed group of Kurdish and Arab forces.

The SDF said on October 20, 2017 that it had “liberated” Raqqah after driving out ISIL terrorists from the city, which served as ISIL’s de facto capital in the war-ravaged Arab country.

The US-backed forces later said the political future of the city and the province of the same name would be determined “within the framework of a decentralized, federal, democratic Syria.”
Posted by: badanov || 01/19/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [202 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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