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Mali Blast Kills Two French Soldiers
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Good morning
Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [275 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Jambon, toujours le jambon!
Posted by: Mercutio || 02/22/2018 5:39 Comments || Top||

-War on Police-
Off-duty Prince George's County police officer shot and killed while helping woman next door
[BALTIMORESUN] An off-duty Prince George’s County police officer was shot and killed Wednesday morning while helping a woman next door in an incident of domestic violence, the department’s police chief said.

Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin, a 14-year veteran of the department, was fatally shot by a man with a shotgun who had a history of domestic violence, Chief Henry Stawinski said.

"Mujahid stood his ground to defend the life of the individual who had come to him for help," Stawinski said. "He saved her life by giving his own. I’m extraordinarily proud of him."

The gunman drove away and led police on a chase through Charles County and back into Prince George’s County before confronting officers. He was killed during the confrontation, Stawinski.

The gunman was identified as 37-year-old Glenn Tydell, who had three open warrants for assault, Prince George’s County police said. At an afternoon presser, the chief said he suspected the killer should not have been permitted to have a shotgun because of a violent history.

The chief said Ramzziddin went to help the neighbor who came to his home shortly before 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Soon he found himself facing the shotgun.
Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [247 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Three open warrants and a shotgun....
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 02/22/2018 10:08 Comments || Top||

Taliban’s military commission members killed in Farah roadside explosion
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least four Taliban
...Arabic for students...
forces of Evil all belonging to the group’s military commission for western Farah province were killed in a roadside kaboom kaboom.

According to the local officials, the incident took place in the vicinity of Anar Dara district after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted on a roadside went off targeting the vehicle of the bully boys.

The provincial police commandment confirmed that a vehicle of the bandidos forces of Evil struck a roadside mine in Zahkan village.

The source further adds that a commander of the Taliban group identified as Gul Aqa were among those killed.

Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Karma™ rolls on....
Posted by: Frank G || 02/22/2018 8:56 Comments || Top||

#2  They were the wrong kind of Taliban? Or did they not have the latest IED locate app.
Posted by: jpal || 02/22/2018 12:06 Comments || Top||

Another mass grave of ISIS victims discovered in East of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Another mass grave of the ISIS victims has been discovered from the 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, the local officials said.

The new mass grave has been discovered in the vicinity of the Achin district of Nangarhar province which was once one of the main strongholds of the terror group.

Provincial governor’s front man Attaullah Khogyani confirmed that the Afghan forces have discovered a new mass grave in Mamand Dara area.

He said the remnants of at least ten people were recovered from the grave and the victims were apparently those who were kidnapped from Pacher Agam district fifteen months ago.

This comes as the local officials said Monday that a mass grave of at least nine people who were executed by the ISIS faceless myrmidons more than a year ago has been discovered in this province.

Provincial governor’s front man Atauallah Khogyani said the mass grave was discovered from the vicinity of the Achin district.

He said the faceless myrmidons affiliated with the ISIS terrorist group kidnapped a group of twelve people nearly one and half years ago executed nine of them shortly after they were kidnapped.

Khogyani further added that the mass grave of the nine hostages executed by the ISIS faceless myrmidons were recovered from Mamand area of Achin on Sunday.

Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [175 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  HRW statements of outrage...crickets
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 02/22/2018 10:19 Comments || Top||

Africa Horn
Al-Shabaab Claims Killing 8 Somali Soldiers In Roadside Attack
[RADIOSHABELLE] The Al Qaeda-linked holy warrior group Al-Shabaab
... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia...
has claimed to have killed at least 8 Somali soldiers in a remote-controlled landmine blast in Lower Shabelle region on Wednesday.

According to a statement released by al-Shabaab, the attack took place near Wanlaweyn district, about 90Km northwest of the Somali capital, Mogadishu early in the morning.

...back at the revival hall, the SWAT team had finally arrived...
Somali military has denied the claim of Al-Shabaab as "baseless", saying there were no any casualties on the troops as result of Wednesday’s roadside attack.

Al-Shabaab has intensified its attacks against Somali and AU forces in Lower Shabelle region and other regions in southern Somalia for the past few years.
Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [170 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

U.S. Military Denies Al-Shabaab Killed Its Soldier In Somalia
[RADIOSHABELLE] The United States military confirmed Tuesday no American soldier was killed or injured in southern Somalia as claimed by the Islamist turban group, al-Shabaab
... the personification of Somali state failure...
The U.S. Africa Command (Africom), which oversees American troops on the continent, dismissed the report as incorrect that the holy warriors killed the American soldier on the outskirts 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...
during a shootout early Tuesday.

"We are aware of the reports, but they are incorrect. No U.S military was killed or injured in Somalia, as alleged in the reports," Africom spokesperson Samantha Reho told Xinhua.

The bully boyz through their radio station, Andalus had reported that the American soldier was killed in a shootout that took place outside Kismayo town on Tuesday morning.

The allegations came amid intensified security operation by the 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...
peacekeeping mission (AMISOM) backed by Somalia National Army (SNA) on al-Shabaab controlled areas in the Lower Shabelle region, destroying several turban bases, checkpoints, and explosives including an FM station run by al-Shabaab.

The allied forces have ramped up offensives against the bully boyz as the African Union forces continue with the drawdown which started with 500 troops last December.

Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [171 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

U.S.-Led Air Strike in Somalia Kills Three Al Shabaab Militants: Statement
[USNEWS] A U.S.-led air strike against al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
bandidos forces of Evil in Somalia on Monday killed three members of the al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency group, the U.S. military said in a statement on Wednesday.

The strike near the town of Jilib, about 230 miles (370 km)southwest of Mogadishu, was coordinated with Somalia's government, the U.S. Africa Command said in the statement, adding that no non-combatants were killed in the operation.

Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

Africa North
Mali Blast Kills Two French Soldiers
[AnNahar] Two soldiers from La Belle France's counter-terrorism force in West Africa were killed and another was hurt Wednesday when their vehicle struck a mine in northeast Mali.

The French army said the attack took place near Mali's borders with Niger and Burkina Faso
...The country in west Africa that they put where Upper Volta used to be. Its capital is Oogadooga, or something like that. Its president is currently Blaise Compaoré, who took office in 1987 and will leave office feet first, one way or the other...
, a bastion of jihadist activity where three French soldiers were maimed in an attack last month.

Their deaths brought to 12 the number of French soldiers killed since the start of Operation Barkhane, which was launched more than three years ago to quell jihadist activity in the former French colony of Mali and in neighboring countries.

The soldiers were from a cavalry regiment based in Valence in southeastern La Belle France, President Emmanuel Macron's office said in a statement.

Their armored vehicle hit the mine on the road between the town of Ansongo on the Niger river and Menaka, a bigger town about 200 kilometers to the east.

Macron sent condolences to the soldiers' families and said La Belle France was inflicting "severe blows" on Death Eaters behind a string of attacks and kidnappings in recent years, some targeting Westerners.

The attack came after the Malian army said it had "inflicted heavy losses on the terrorists" in the Ansongo area on Tuesday.

The military said it found the bodies of two jihadists at the site of the festivities and killed "other terrorists" in mop-up operations. Eight soldiers and a civilian were maimed in the operation, it said.

La Belle France intervened militarily in Mali in 2013 to help government forces drive al-Qaeda-linked jihadists out of the north.

Within two weeks the Sunni Lions of Islam had been flushed out of most urban areas but they continue to mount attacks from desert bases and expand into new territories.

Around 4,000 French troops are deployed under Operation Barkhane, alongside the UN's 12,000-strong MINUSMA peacekeeping operation in Mali.

La Belle France hopes a new five-country African force will progressively shoulder more of the counter-terrorism effort.

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger will contribute troops to the force, which is expected to number 5,000 and become fully operational by mid-2018.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [177 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in Mali/Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimeen

Six Muslim Brotherhood fugitives arrested at ranch owned by Abdel-Moneim Abul-Futouh: Ministry
[AlAhram] The Egyptian Ministry of Interior said on Wednesday that six members of the banned Moslem Brüderbund have been jugged
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
at a ranch in Beheira governorate owned by detained politician and former presidential candidate Abdel-Moneim Abul-Futouh.

The ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the suspects, who were wanted in several terrorism-related cases, were found in possession of two rifles.

Security forces are still searching for two other Brotherhood members who gave refuge to the six runaways at the ranch on Abul-Fotouh’s orders, according to the statement.

Abul-Fotouh, who is also the head of the Strong Egypt Party, was arrested last week for plotting with members of the Brotherhood to destabilise the country ahead of the upcoming presidential elections.

On Tuesday, a Cairo criminal court placed Abul-Fotouh on the terrorism list for his connection to the Moslem Brüderbund, which was designated a terrorist group in 2013.

Abul-Fotouh was arrested at his home in New Cairo hours after he returned from a visit to London, where he gave an interview to the Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
i-based al-Jazeera channel criticising government policies.

The interior ministry says Abul-Fotouh held secret meetings with leaders of the international Moslem Brüderbund organization in London earlier this month to carry out a plot to spark unrest and instability in the country.

Shortly after his arrest, the High State Security Prosecution ordered Abul-Fotouh’s detention for 15 days pending investigations into charges including "publishing and broadcasting false news that harms national interests" and leading an illegal group that aims to topple the regime and disrupt public order.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [170 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

Egyptian army kills four 'takfiris,' continues to destroy terrorism infrastructure: Statement
[AlAhram] Four "takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who most be killed...
s" were killed by the Egyptian Armed Forces in northern and central Sinai, army spokesperson Tamer El-Rifay said in a statement on Wednesday, as comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018 continues into its second week.

The military forces also enjugged
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
112 wanted criminal elements and destroyed 13 vehicles, four hideouts and 350 weapons caches.

The term "takfiri" refers to Sunni Moslems who accuse other Moslems and members of other religions of being infidels, often as a justification for using violence against them.

"The army targeted and destroyed a communication center used by terrorists," the statement said.

The statement also said that army engineers had uncovered and diffused 41 IEDs, which were planted to target security forces during operations.

"The army's artillery targeted 179 sites for snuffies during the operations," the statement added.

El-Rifai’s statement is the 11th military communiqué on the sweeping counter-terrorism operation since it began on 9 February.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)

Africa Subsaharan
Over 100 schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram raid on Nigerian village
For their own use and for sale, in the traditional Muslim way.
[PRESSTV] A total of 111 schoolgirls are missing after Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
bandidos Lions of Islam attacked Dapchi village in northeast Nigeria
... a particularly crimson stretch of Islam's bloody border...
, police say.

"Eight hundred and fifteen students returned to the school and were visibly seen, out of 926 in the school," the police minister of Yobe state, Abdulmaliki Sumonu, told news hounds on Wednesday. "The rest are missing. No case of abduction has so far been established."

Earlier in the day, two sources said that a roll-call at the girls' school in the village on Tuesday showed that 91 students were absent.

"I saw girls crying and wailing in three Tata vehicles and they were crying for help," a witness from the nearby village of Gumsa, who was reportedly forced to show the Death Eaters the way out of the area and then released, told Rooters.

...back at the hoedown, the fiddler suddenly struck a sour note. The dancing stopped abruptly. Everyone looked at Bob...
seven parents said their daughters were among the missing.

"I hope my daughter is not one of those kidnapped as we learned that over ninety of them were not seen after going through their register book," one parent said.

The two sources, several parents and other local witnesses spoke on condition of anonymity as Nigerian security and government officials warned them not to disclose the disappearance.

Eyewitnesses said on Monday that a convoy of pickup trucks belonging to Boko Haram descended on Dapchi in the Bursari area of Yobe state around 6 p.m. (1700 GMT). The bandidos Lions of Islam went directly to the Girls Science Secondary School, and began shooting sporadically, forcing students and teachers to flee, according to the witnesses.
Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [374 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)

#1  Didn't Nigeria just release about 100 Boko Haram suspects due to lack of evidence? I'm sure this is a coincidence.
Posted by: Raj || 02/22/2018 10:06 Comments || Top||

#2  Hmmm, methinks Boko Haram may just be a large gang of heavily armed pedophiles

Very Islamic, murder indiscriminately, kidnap, rape and marry prepubescent girls, and wrap it all up in some incoherent babble quoted from the Quran...
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 02/22/2018 10:18 Comments || Top||

#3  Maybe if those boyz would shower, wear decent clothes, get a job and drive a nice car they could attract girls without kidnapping.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 02/22/2018 10:26 Comments || Top||

#4  Didn't Nigeria just release about 100 Boko Haram suspects

Over five hundred, Raj.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/22/2018 15:10 Comments || Top||

Britain migrant colonist briefs
From Breitbart - immigration:
Guy Verhofstadt: ‘Not Acceptable’ for UK to Limit Immigration After Brexit
19 February
It is “not acceptable” for the UK to control immigration after Brexit and throughout the so-called “transition period”, the European Parliament’s Brexit coordinator has said.

Soros Backed Pro-Mass Migration NGO Has Funds Frozen Amidst Sex Abuse, Fraud Claims
16 February
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), an open borders-backing NGO fronted by former Foreign Secretary David Miliband, has been accused of “hushing up” allegations of more than 30 crimes.

UK Asylum Process a Rushed ‘Lottery’ Based on ‘Unrealistic’ Targets Say Whistleblowers
12 February
The asylum process in Britain is “a lottery” where decisions often rest on the personal views of decision makers, whistleblowers have claimed.

Violent Somali Rapist Told Teen Victim She Couldn’t Be a Virgin ‘Because She’s White’
10 February
A Somali national has been jailed after he held a sharp piece of wood to a teenage girl’s throat as he raped her.

21 Arrested as UK Police Target Iraqi Migrant Smuggling Ring
6 February
British police made 21 arrests Tuesday during a series of raids against a suspected people smuggling network that is accused of bringing hundreds of migrants across the English Channel. Officials say some 350 officers took part in

BBC and Church Elites Attack British Christians for Wanting Lower Immigration
5 February
The BBC has attacked Anglicans after a study revealed that nearly nine out of 10 want immigration levels “reduced”, claiming that Christianity demands support for open borders.

Illegal Immigrant Who Turned up to Meet 12-Year-Old Girl for Sex Carrying Condom and Burger ‘Faces Deportation’
31 January
Pakistani illegal immigrant Al-Imran Ali was sentenced to 10 months’ imprisonment after pleading guilty to arranging to meet what he thought was a child for sex, but who turned out to be a member of the paedophile hunting group ‘Silent Justice’.

Minorities Step over White Working-Class Pupils in England’s Failing Schools
27 January
New Department for Education statistics show one in eight English schools are ‘failing’, with white working class pupils served especially badly.

UK: Rough Sleeping Reaches Record Levels While ‘Refugees Welcome’
26 January
Rough sleeping has soared to record levels, with nearly 5,000 people estimated sleeping rough last year in England, while councils rolled out the red carpet for refugees.

School Reverses Hijab Ban for Small Children After ‘Islamophobia’ Accusations
21 January
A well-regarded primary school has been forced to drop a ban on small children fasting and wearing Islamic headscarves after accusations of “Islamophobia”.

Lawyer Raj Chopra Says Woman Assaulted in Pool Would’ve ‘Forgotten About It in Two or Three Days’
21 January
A defence lawyer has caused outraged after suggesting a woman assaulted by his client Mohammed Akhtar would have “forgotten about it in two or three days”.

Paedo Hunters Nab Pakistani Migrant Who ‘Didn’t Understand’ It Was Illegal to Have Sex with Minors
20 January
A Pakistani migrant told a court he “didn’t understand” that it was illegal to have sex with a child after being caught in a sting operation by paedophile hunters.

London: Muslim Enclave Votes to ‘Ban Trump’
20 January
A London borough – which has the highest percentage of Muslims in the UK – has voted to ban U.S. President Donald J. Trump for the area, declaring him a “bigot”.

Appeaser Theresa Will Pay for France’s Border Security, Take More ‘Child’ Migrants
18 January
Theresa May is set to give in to demands to pay France to secure its borders, and to take more ‘chid’ migrants from Calais.

Scottish Leader: Using Mass Migration to Grow Population ‘Most Important National Challenge’
16 January
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the government is working to ‘change the narrative around migration to persuade Scots that the nation needs huge numbers of people from abroad.

‘You’re Not Welcome’ – Migrant Gangsters Tell British Police to Stay Away from ‘Kurdish Street’
7 January
Migrant gangsters offered police investigating “criminal behaviour on a commercial scale” bribes of up to £5,000 to stay away from their base of operations in Nottingham, telling them it was a “Kurdish street”.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [231 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

Somali Man Discussed Killing The Queen Found Guilty Of Trying To Join ISIL
[RADIOSHABELLE] A delivery driver who discussed attacks on the Queen and Tottenham Hotspur fans has been found guilty of attempting to join 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....
terror group.

Somalian Aweys Shikhey, 38, led a double life and dreamed of travelling to take part in violent jihad after moving to Tottenham, north London.

The IS fan tried to raise money for his trip by applying for various loans, securing £10,000 from Barclays for a "wedding", jurors were told.

He borrowed more money from his boss on the pretext of visiting his two wives and children in Holland and Kenya, the court heard.

All the while he had been in regular contact with a woman in Norway who applied to IS to become a jihadi bride, the Old Bailey heard.

Shikhey was jugged
You have the right to remain silent...
at Stansted airport in May last year before boarding a flight to Istanbul, with an onward route planned into IS-held territory.

His terrorist mindset was revealed in encrypted chat on Threema and Telegram with a fellow Somalian in Kenya.

Abdirahman Idris Hassan’s computer had been examined after he was arrested for alleged terrorism offences in September 2016.

The pair talked about killing the then prime minister David Cameron
... has stated that he is certainly a big Thatcher fan, but I don't know whether that makes me a Thatcherite, which means he's not. Since he is not deeply ideological he lacks core principles and is easily led. He has been described as certainly not a Pitt, Elder or Younger, but he does wear a nice suit so maybe he's Beau Brummel ...
and "the old woman Elizabeth", in apparent reference to the Queen.

Shikhey told Hassan three or five people were needed to "carry out a bloody attack" and it would be best to find AK47s and other automatic weapons.

In reference to White Hart Lane, home to Tottenham Hotspur football club, he added: "They could have been taken to Stamford Hill and when people leave from their game."

The defendant also told Hassan there were "a lot of Jews" in the area of Stamford Hill in north London and said it was "good to shoot them live", the court heard.

Shikhey, who has a Dutch passport, denied preparing terrorist acts on or before May 23 last year but declined to give evidence in his defence.

A jury at the Old Bailey deliberated for a day to find him guilty.

Judge Martin Edmunds QC said the defendant faced a "substantial" prison term.

The Daily Mail has two photos of the miscreant.
Posted by: Fred || 02/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

US Embassy 'Under Attack' by grenade throwing assailant in Montenegro
[Express] The US Embassy in the Montenegro capital of Podgorica has been blasted with a grenade by an unnamed attacker who then blew himself up with a second device, American officials have confirmed.

The attack happened just before midnight last night. The embassy was closed at the time of the incident.

The government of Montenegro confirmed an unknown assailant threw the grenade into the embassy compound and then blew himself up with another explosive device.

There are no reported deaths except of the attacker.
Nice effort, bad finish. I give him a 3.0
The New York Times reported that a witness saw the man throw the object over the wall at around midnight.

Steve Goldstein, the US State Department's Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, has said the motive of the attack is unknown or whether it was a deliberate suicide attack.

However, one source at the scene has described how one of the grenades the attacker attempted to throw at the Embassy exploded while still attached to his belt, killing him in the process.
Darwin 1 - Attacker 0
Update from the Telegraph at 9:45a.m. ET:
Citing police sources, the Montenegrin press identified the suspected attacker as Dalibor Jaukovic, a 43-year-old Podgorica resident and a former soldier. Jaukovic’s Facebook profile revealed that in 1999 he was decorated by Slobodan Milosevic for “outstanding dedication to his duties in the defence and security of the homeland” during the Nato bombing of Serbia.
Posted by: Frank G || 02/22/2018 06:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [287 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The throwing department failed to keep up with the pin pullers. An obvious failure of automation.

Posted by: Besoeker || 02/22/2018 8:21 Comments || Top||

#2  And the Marines didn't even get to shoot him.... sad.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/22/2018 8:55 Comments || Top||

#3  the Marines didn't even get to shoot him

They're issued bullets now?
Posted by: Skidmark || 02/22/2018 9:39 Comments || Top||

#4  They get bullets now - but the State Department protocol dictates they use harsh language first and then escalate to summoning a GySgt to give the enemy a menacing stare. After that, they are allowed to fire.

Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 02/22/2018 11:10 Comments || Top||

#5  Kind of like this

Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 02/22/2018 11:10 Comments || Top||

Europe migrant colonist briefs
From Breitbart - immigration:
Migrant Crisis: 77 Per Cent of Belgians ‘No Longer Feel at Home’
18 January
The massive rise in the proportion of Muslim migrants in the country has resulted in two-thirds of Belgians feeling their nation is being “increasingly invaded”, according to a new study.

Swedish ‘No Go Zone’ Police Station Bombed
18 January
A Swedish police station was bombed Wednesday evening, only the latest of several attacks against such symbols of the Swedish state in recent years.

Adult Migrant in Teen Love Documentary is Supporter of Radical Islamic Extremists
18 January
Adult asylum seeker Diaa, who appeared in a documentary with his underage German girlfriend on a television channel aimed at children, has turned out to be a fan of radical Islamic preachers.

Arabic Classes Overtakes English and French in Sweden
17 January
Arabic language classes for adults are becoming increasingly more popular in Sweden with a major adult education federation saying more students are studying Arabic than English or French.

Switzerland Moves Towards Ending EU Free Movement and Leaving Single Market
17 January
Switzerland has moved a step closer to breaking free of the European Union (EU) after the government allowed proponents of a campaign to curb immigration to start canvassing public support for a referendum.

Germany Took Nearly 200,000 Asylum Seekers in 2017
17 January
The German Federal Ministry of the Interior has announced new statistics showing that the country received 186,644 asylum applications in 2017, showing a decrease of around 100,000 since 2016.

Mass Migration Now Sole Cause of Population Growth in Germany
17 January
Newly released statistics have revealed that the German population grew by 346,000 in 2016 due to mass migration, in a year where the number of births in the country did not exceed the number of deaths.

In Germany, Almost Half of Lawsuits Against Asylum-Denial Successful
16 January
Some 44 percent of lawsuits brought by rejected asylum applicants have won in German courts, leading politicians on the Left to criticize the evaluation process for asylum seekers.

Paris Metro Drivers Refuse to Stop at Certain Stations Citing Passenger Safety
16 January
Drivers on the Paris metro are refusing to stop at certain stations due to the high level of crime and drug use claiming that the areas may not be safe for their passengers.

5 Times Mass Migration Fallout Proved Trump Ambassador Hoekstra Right
16 January
The U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands Peter Hoekstra has been under attack from the mainstream media after pointing out how mass migration has caused major problems for the country.

115,000 Crossing Attempts from Calais in 2017 as Illegals Brawl with Knives, Iron Bars
16 January
French officials have revealed there were more than 100,000 attempts on Britain’s border last year from Calais, where violence has risen along with the number of illegal immigrants returning to the port town since the ‘Jungle’ camp was cleared.

France Threatens Brexit Deal Unless UK Takes More Calais Migrants
15 January
Emmanuel Macron will demand the UK gives more money toward policing migrants and takes more in from Calais by threatening to withdraw France’s support for a post-Brexit trade deal.

Hungarian PM: If EU Cannot Secure External Borders ‘Internal Borders Must Be Closed’
15 January
In an extensive interview with German media Sunday, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán criticized Brussels for its overreach into national politics, urging a rethinking of the role of the European Union (EU).

Increasing Numbers of Young People Seek Help Against ‘Honour Culture’ Violence in Sweden
15 January
The number of young people, mainly women, seeking help for honour culture violence has dramatically increased over the last several years with a support worker claiming a 50 per cent increase since 2015.

Austrian Interior Minister Says He Wants to ‘Concentrate’ Migrants in Specific Areas to Keep Austrians Safe
12 January
Austrian Interior Minister Herbert Kickl has said he would like to “concentrate” migrants into specific places to better keep track of them and keep Austrians safe.

French Media Pushing Pro-Migrant Narrative: Claims It is ‘Beautiful’ To Be ‘Invaded By Migrants’
12 January
Sicily has borne much of the brunt of the large wave of migrants coming into Italy. But despite this, the mayor of Palermo has declared his love for migrants saying that the future of Italy is “Google and Ali the

New United Nations Boss Unveils Plan to Promote Global Mass Migration
12 January
United Nations Secretary General António Guterres has unveiled his plan to promote global mass migration in the left-liberal Guardian newspaper.

Asylum Seekers Make Up Almost Half of All Foreign Criminals in Austria
12 January
Austrian Vice Chancellor and leader of the populist Freedom Party (FPÖ) Heinz-Christian Strache has released new figures showing that asylum seekers made up 45.9 per cent of all criminals in Austria with foreign backgrounds in 2016.

Mentally Ill Migrant Who Calls Himself ‘Iraqi Hitler’ on Trial for Terrorising Asylum Home
11 January
A 33-year-old Iraqi asylum seeker, who describes himself as “Iraqi Hitler” is on trial for terrorising other migrants in an asylum home including threatening an eight-year-old girl with a knife.

European Court Rejects Swedish Proposal to Deport Terrorist Migrant
11 January
The European Court of Justice has ruled against the Swedish government’s decision to deport a terrorist asylum seeker claiming that he must remain in Sweden because he could face potential torture in his native Morocco.

Populist Front National Mayor Bans Pork-Free School Lunches
10 January
French Front National mayor of the town of Beaucaire Julien Sanchez has banned all non-pork menu items from local school canteens claiming that the pork-free meals were “anti-republican”.

Tens of Thousands of Migrants in Germany Unable to Read or Write
10 January
The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) has released new figures showing that around 43,000 individuals engaged in integration courses are unable to read or write at all.

Switzerland Rejects Citizenship Bids of Residents Who Have Been on Welfare
10 January
A new civil rights act has come into force in Switzerland that prevents residents who have been on welfare in the past three years from becoming citizens unless they pay back the money they received to the state.

Anger as ‘Underage’ Migrant in Controversial ‘Teen Love’ Children’s Documentary Revealed as Adult
10 January
An “underage” migrant, who was presented as being in a romantic relationship with an underage girl in a controversial German children’s channel television programme, has admitted he is an adult.

Czech Prez: ’10 Million Migrants from Africa Could Come to European Union’
9 January
Czech President Miloš Zeman has warned the European Union (EU) that unless the bloc fortifies its external borders, up to 10 million Africans will illegally migrate to the continent in the next few years.

Italian Archbishop: Uncontrolled Immigration Will ‘Crush’ European Society
9 January
Immigration must be “rational,” says the fiery Italian archbishop Luigi Negri, because uncontrolled immigration leads to the “crushing and extermination of our society.”

France: Record 100,000 Asylum Applications in 2017
9 January
The French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (Ofpra) has announced that France received a record-breaking 100,412 asylum applications in 2017, with many of the asylum seekers coming from Africa.

Orbán: Europe’s Migrants Aren’t Muslim Refugees, They’re ‘Muslim Invaders’
9 January
Calling multiculturalism an “illusion”, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán slammed the Merkel government’s “chaotic and anarchic” migrant policy, which led to a flow of “Muslim invaders” entering the European Union.

2018 Election: Surge of Support for Eurosceptic Italian Parties Among Young Voters
9 January
A poll has shown that the majority of Italian voters between the ages of 18 and 40 support Eurosceptic parties like the Five Star Movement and the new right-wing coalition of populist Lega Nord and Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia.

France: Record 100,000 Asylum Applications in 2017
9 January
The French Office for the Protection of Refugees and Stateless Persons (Ofpra) has announced that France received a record-breaking 100,412 asylum applications in 2017, with many of the asylum seekers coming from Africa.

Danes Consider Mandatory Curfew for Youths in Migrant Populated Ghettos
7 January
The populist Danish People’s Party (DF) has suggested the government consider a mandatory curfew for children under 18 living in migrant ghetto areas in order to prevent disorder and delinquency.
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Uzbek defendant says attack meant to stop Sweden from fighting IS
[RFE/RL] A rejected Uzbek asylum seeker who has admitted to a truck attack that killed five people in Stockholm told a court that his aim was to force Sweden to end its fight against the Islamic State. At a hearing at his trial on February 20, defendant Rakhmat Akilov said, "I wanted Sweden to stop sending soldiers to war zones where the Islamic State is being attacked."

Akilov is accused of terrorism for stealing a delivery truck on April 7, 2017, and plowing into pedestrians on a busy shopping street. The attack killed three Swedes, including an 11-year-old girl, as well as a British man and a Belgian woman. Ten other people were wounded.

Akilov, who spoke in Russian through an interpreter, said he also wanted Sweden "to stop sending gigantic sums of money to combat the caliphate."

He claimed he was "not inspired" by any specific attack, "as there were very many," but was aware of similar attacks in Berlin, London, and Nice. Akilov also saw statements and calls for attacks made on Internet sites used by IS, he told the court.

Akilov, whose Swedish asylum application was turned down in 2016, had sworn allegiance to IS on the eve of his assault. Sweden has some 70 military personnel based mainly in northern Iraq to provide training as part of the coalition against IS.

The prosecution has requested a life sentence for Akilov, who police say confessed to the attack and told them he wanted to run down infidels. Defense lawyer Johan Eriksson told the Stockholm district court hearing, "Akilov took the truck...and drove it the way the prosecutor described. He killed five people and physically injured 10."

Eriksson said in January that his client had not expected to survive the attack.

An investigation found that Akilov was in direct contact with alleged IS militants from Tajikistan before, during, and after the Stockholm attack. Akilov, a construction worker and an ethnic Tajik from Uzbekistan, was arrested a few hours after the Stockholm attack, and police said he confessed the next day.

During the court proceedings on February 13, they played a video where Akilov swore allegiance to IS and presented several conversations on WhatsApp, Telegram, Facebook, and Zello that were found on his phone. Of the messages, prosecutor Hans Ihrman said 16 were "interesting," especially those on a Zello chat forum where Akilov spoke to contacts using the pseudonyms Muovia Regari, Abu Aisha, Muhammad, and Abu Fotima, among others.

According to the prosecutor, Akilov wrote to one of his contacts on January 19, 2017, "I'm working and saving money and God willing I will carry out the martyr operation."

He also wrote a list of potential targets to one contact, including a synagogue, a ferry transporting "sinners," and a nightclub. "There are plenty of infidels here," he wrote.
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The Grand Turk
2 Turkish Soldiers Killed in PKK Attack near Iraq
[AnNahar] Two Ottoman Turkish soldiers were killed on Wednesday in an attack by Kurdish Lions of Islam in rural southeastern The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
close to the border with Iraq, the army said.

Another soldier was maimed after a handmade bomb exploded by the "separatist terrorist organization" -- Turkey's official term for the the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) -- in the province of Hakkari, the military said in a statement.
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Home Front: WoT
Islamic State sympathizer pleads guilty in terrorism case
[Ynet] An Albanian man who became a US citizen but carried 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....
flag has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges.

Sajmir Alimehmeti entered the plea Wednesday in Manhattan federal court to an indictment alleging he provided material support to the group.

His trial had been scheduled to begin in May. Sentencing is set for June 7.

The 24-year-old Alimehmeti was living in the Bronx before his May 2016 arrest. Investigators say two undercover officers and an undercover FBI employee posing as an Islamic State supporter began gathering evidence in September 2015.

Authorities say Alimehmeti began collecting weapons such as combat knives that could be used in a "lone-wolf" style terrorist attack.

Arresting agents reported recovering terrorist propaganda, the flag and images of jihadist fighters
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Security forces detain suspect after offices shot up in Chamchamal
[Rudaw] CHAMCHAMAL, Kurdistan Region ‐ One person has been detained in Chamchamal after the building for the Directorate of Western Sulaimani Asayesh (Security) was shot at.

"At 9 p.m. last night, unknown button men opened fire on the directorate of western Sulaimani Asayesh in Chamchamal. One person has been detained for the shooting and is under investigation," Ram Ramazan, the mayor of Chamchamal, told Rudaw on Wednesday.

No details of the suspect were released.

Ramazan added that there has been material damage and cars of Asayesh officers have been damaged and further investigations are underway.

Chamchamal witnessed a group of gunnies carrying out an attack during a prisoner transfer, clashing with counter-terror forces of the PUK on January 14.

The city is on the Kirkuk-Sulaimani road and 105 kilometers southeast of Erbil.
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Unknown attacker fires RPG at Iraqi military vehicle in Kirkuk
[Rudaw] ERBIL, Kurdistan Region ‐ An unknown attacker targeted a vehicle of the Iraqi Counter-Terror forces in Kirkuk with a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG), leading to an exchange of fire between the attacker and the Iraqi force, according to local police.

No casualties have been reported according to Afrasiaw Kamil Waisi, spokesperson for Kirkuk police.

Security forces have opened an investigation into the incident.
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Mosul clean up continues: 2 turbans bound, 90 murdered bodies unburied

Two Islamic State members arrested in security operation in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi Interior Ministry has announced arresting two Islamic State members in an operation in Mosul city.

“The Rapid Response troops in Nineveh managed to arrest two Islamic State members,” Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, the ministry spokesperson, said in a statement on Wednesday. “The militants were arrested in al-Quds and al-Ta’meem districts in western Mosul.”

On Tuesday, the ministry said seven militants were arrested during operations launched in several regions across Mosul. One of them was previously sentenced to life in absentia.

Relics of 90 victims found in mass grave, south of Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi security troops have run into a mass grave, including relics of tens of victims who are still unidentified, a police source said on Wednesday.

“Security troops in Mosul received reports from citizens over locating a mass grave in al-Haj village in Qayyarah town, south of Mosul,” the source from Nineveh police told the London-based Al-Arab newspaper. “Special forces moved to the grave location and ensured its presence there.”

Preliminary information indicated that the victims were killed two years ago.

“Relics of 90 persons were taken out,” the source added. “The bodies were just skeletons with clothes on them. There were shots on the skulls of most of the bodies, which confirms that the victims were killed by the perpetrators from close locations.”

“A committee from Health Minister reached the grave location and began transferring the relics to the forensic medicine department to recognize their identities and hand them over to their families,” the source added.

The grave, according to the source, “was completely cordoned to prevent the citizens approaching. Recovering the relics would take several days due to shortage in specialized personnel at the ministry.”
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On the Syria-Iraq border: smugglers catch a bad break, ISIS turbans catch a worse one

Islamic State kills twenty Iraqi smugglers near borders with Syria
Smuggling is a risky business, though clearly it is easier to get out past the Iraqi border guards than it is to get back past the remnants of ISIS.
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State members have killed twenty residents from Anbar near the Iraqi-Syrian borders, west of the province, a security source was quoted saying.

Speaking to AlSumaria News, the source said, “twenty smugglers from Anbar were trapped by IS members at the Syrian side from the borders with Iraq.”

The smugglers, according to the source, who preferred anonymity, “were drivers of trucks. The militants killed them and stole their trucks.”

“The smugglers were intending to cross from Syria to Iraq,” the source added.

The Iraqi-Syrian borders are under the control of joint troops of military and border guards.

Paramilitary troops kill suicide attackers as IS attack foiled near borders with Syria

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) The pro-government paramilitary services have repulsed an Islamic State attack, killing suicide attackers as they infiltrated from Syria to Iraq.

In a statement, the media service of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) said on Wednesday that “troops deployed on Iraqi-Syrian borders, west of Mosul, thwarted an infiltration attempt by Islamic State suicide attackers who tried to sneak into Iraq.”

The attackers, according to the statement, were all killed.
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Baghdad Bomb & Bullet Bulletin: 2 bombs, 8 wounded, one unknwn shot dead by person or persons unknown

Man found shot dead near rubbish dump in southern Baghdad

Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – A man was found shot dead Wednesday near a garbage dump in southern the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying.

Speaking to Baghdad Today news website, the source said, “Security forces found a man dead after unknown gunmen opened fire at him near a rubbish dump at Abu Disher neighborhood, in southern Baghdad.”

“A probe was launched to identify perpetrators of the attack, while ambulances carried the body to the forensic medicine department,” the source said.
“He’s dead, Jim.”
“Dr. Quincy, how do you always know!”
Earlier in the day, five civilians were wounded after a bomb went off near the industrial district at Jisr Diyala neighborhood, in southeastern Baghdad, a security source told Baghdad Today news website.

“Security forces cordoned off the blast site and carried the injured to a nearby hospital for treatment,” the source said.

Three civilians wounded in bomb attack in northern Baghdad

Baghdad (Iraqinews.com) – Three civilians were wounded in a bomb attack in northern Baghdad Wednesday, a security source was quoted as saying.

In statements to Alghad Press news website, the source said, “An explosive charge went off at a popular market at al-Taji rural district in northern Baghdad, leaving three civilians injured.”

A security force cordoned off the blast site, while ambulances carried the injured to a nearby hospital for treatment, the source added.
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Hamas preparing for a post-Abbas era
[MIDDLEEASTMONITOR] Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood, is preparing for the period after Paleostinian President the ineffectual Mahmoud Abbas
... a graduate of the prestigious unaccredited Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow with a doctorate in Holocaust Denial...
is no longer in power, Osama Hamdan said today.

In a statement, the official said: "Hamas is preparing for the post-President Abbas era, and Dahlan was not and will not be one of our options."

"We have three cards of strength which we should not lose sight of: the resistance, the nature of the issue which is not easily ended, and the changing political climate."

"The Fatah movement is not suffering the way we are suffering in Gazoo, but Fatah is in a quandary .... And I think that President Abbas’ political career has ended."

Hamdan pointed out that "what [chief Paleostinian negotiator] Saeb Erekat
...negotiated the Oslo Accords with Israel. He has been chief Paleostinian negotiator since 1995. He is currently negotiating with Israel to establish a de jure Paleostinian state...
said about the crisis in the [Paleostinian] Authority and the negotiations team and security coordination, the continuation of settlements and Judaisation of Jerusalem confirm this, but the problem is the inability of this team to do what is right."

"Egypt," he continued, "has promised to send a security delegation to the Gazoo Strip soon to follow up on the implementation of the reconciliation agreement."

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#1  He is 82, how long can he remain?
Posted by: BernardZ || 02/22/2018 8:28 Comments || Top||

#2  For the rest of his unlimited four year term
Posted by: Frank G || 02/22/2018 9:00 Comments || Top||

#4  He is out of the hospital. Goes back to his shithole tomorrow.
Posted by: newc || 02/22/2018 18:38 Comments || Top||

Southeast Asia
Defeats in Middle East driving Islamic State fighters to Philippines
[REUTERS] Foreign 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....
fighters forced out of Syria and Iraq have been arriving in the Philippines with the intent of recruiting, and they have plans to attack two Philippine towns, the head of the country’s largest Moslem rebel group said on Tuesday.

More than 1,100 people were killed last year when pro-Islamic State gunnies attacked and held the Philippine city of Marawi for five months, leading to massive destruction across the scenic lakeside town.

That could happen in other cities if Congress fails to pass a law to allow Moslems in the southern Philippines to run their own affairs, according to Ebrahim Murad, leader of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a separatist group which signed a peace deal with the government in return for greater autonomy.

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Malaysia foils bid to set up Abu Sayyaf cell in Sabah
[Reuters] Malaysian police nabbed ten people on suspicion of aiding the movement of militants between Sabah and the southern Philippines. This is the second batch of arrests this year. The ten suspects were arrested in three separate raids between January 25 and February 6, Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said in a statement today.

Among the suspects is a 27-year-old Filipino believed to be a senior Abu Sayyaf leader, and another Filipino thought to have arranged passage of foreign nationals to the southern Philippines to join the Islamic State. Fuzi said, "Preliminary information gleaned from the 10 suspects revealed an attempt by the Abu Sayyaf group to establish a cell in Sabah."

Fuzi added that the Abu Sayyaf had intended to bring in IS fighters from Southeast Asia to the southern Philippines for military training. He said, "The same cell members would then be used to launch attacks on Sabah in the future."
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Four Thai troops hurt in Narathiwat blast
[Bangkok Post] Four Thai soldiers in an engineering battalion were hurt in a bomb in Narathiwat province while delivering food supplies to a road repair unit early Sunday afternoon. Chanae district police spokesman Adipong Promnoo said the incident happened on a road in tambon Chanae.

The bomb was detonated as a truck was carrying the four soldiers and food supplies to Ban Sakai, where an engineering unit was repairing the road. The blast caused the pick-up to flip over and land upside down.

An ordnance disposal team that examined the scene said the blast came from a bomb made of a 25-kilogram gas cylinder buried under the road. A wire connected to the bomb was seen leading about 150 meters into the forest.

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Rantburg Exclusive: 2/21/2018 SDF Combat Report, A YPJ Martyr Sings
1-Afrin/ city center: 500,000 people in Afrin were exposed to a brutal artillery bombardment yesterday by the Turkish aggression army and its terrorist factions (ISIS-Al-Nusra), where the shelling started at 3:30 pm and continued until the midnight. The bombardment caused many civilian wounded including the children (documented by pictures and videos).

Also, since yesterday, the Turkish reconnaissance aircrafts did not miss Afrin’s sky and its countryside.

2-Sherawa: the public units of the Syrian army crossed to Afrin yesterday to participate in defending Afrin against the Turkish barbaric invasion and its terrorist factions. The crossing operation of the Syrian army public units coincided with indiscriminate artillery shelling on Deir Jamal town and the Yezidi village of Ziyara. The reports were talking about several civilian casualties in Deir Jamal, in addition to 5 wounded fighters from the public units of the Syrian army, where 2 of them got martyred later.

3-Mabata (Mabatli): Mabata town was a target for the indiscriminate artillery shelling by the Turkish invasion army and its terrorist factions during afternoon hours. The shelling caused damage to civilian properties.

4-Jinderes: Jinderes town was exposed to a heavy artillery shelling yesterday accompanied by the Turkish airstrikes. The brutal Turkish bombardment damaged Jinderes high school.

At 7 am this morning, the invaders re-bombed the downtown of Jinderes and Tel Salur village, accompanied by the outbreak of heavy clashes which lasted until writing this report.

5-Sharra: there are heavy clashes in Arab Weran village and its vicinity between our forces and the terrorist invaders, accompanied by Turkish airstrikes and artillery shelling. The clashes started at the early hours of this morning until writing this report.

6-Belbeleh: all of the villages in Belbeleh axis were arenas for heavy clashes between our forces and the Turkish occupation army. The clashes started since yesterday until writing this report. The clashes are concentrated in the villages of Uka, Qastal Khadriyah and Bakhja, which were accompanied by airstrikes and artillery shelling.

7-Raju: our forces carried out a qualitative military operation against the Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions (Isis-Al-Nusra) in the vicinity of Balilka village. Our forces killed 12 terrorists including Turkish soldiers.

Syria Democratic Forces ‐ Media Center

Young YPJ Sihud Bawer sings before she is martyred defending Afrin from Erdogan's invasion.


Turkish hardware, vehicles and positions continue to be struck daily by YPG ATGMs as per this video:

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Bring all the news you will never hear on the news.
Posted by: newc || 02/22/2018 1:16 Comments || Top||

#2  Al Nusra, are they an offshoot of Al Qaeda? Is that who the Turks are using as their proxy?

I guess the Turks are not even trying to hide that they are backing Islamic terrorists. Erdogan and the Turks should now be treated the same as Iran. I mean Iran under a real president, not a sellout like Obama.
Posted by: Injun Bucket8891 || 02/22/2018 11:16 Comments || Top||

#3  Al Nusra is Al Qaeda Syria.
Posted by: Omeger Gray6606 || 02/22/2018 14:19 Comments || Top||

#4  And when a NATO member supports Al Qaeda NATO is no longer "NATO".
Posted by: Omeger Gray6606 || 02/22/2018 14:21 Comments || Top||

#5  So we can call these monsters that Turkey supports ISIN (Islamic State in NATO)?

The bravery of the Kurds never ceases to amaze me. They just go right into the enemy guns and fight like true warriors. My hat is off to this lady signing...
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 02/22/2018 17:36 Comments || Top||

IS Plot to Blow Up Leb Army Bus Thwarted
[AnNahar] A plot to blow up a Lebanese Army bus has been thwarted, General Security said on Wednesday.

"The General Directorate of General Security has jugged
Please don't kill me!
Syrian national A.F.H., 24, for belonging to a terrorist group and communicating with terrorists," the directorate said in a statement.

"During interrogation, he said he had met a foreign woman and they started exchanging (internet) channels belonging to the terrorist Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group. The woman then managed to recruit him for the aforementioned group and to convince him of its ideology," the statement added.

"She started urging him to wage jihad through carrying out a security operation in Leb before eventually managing to convince him and to link him to a security official from the terrorist IS group," General Security said.

The detainee "suggested targeting Lebanese soldiers during his conversations with the aforementioned IS security official, telling him that he was seeing a Lebanese Army military bus carrying soldiers on daily basis and that he was willing to target it with a suicide operation."

The suspect then sent a picture of the bus to the IS official after monitoring its routes and timetable.

"The security official linked him to one of the group's bomb making experts, who communicated with him and provided him with instructions to create a suicide belt. The bomb making expert was about to provide him with the needed material to create the suicide belt but he was arrested before that," General Security added.

"Following interrogation, he was referred to the relevant judicial authorities and efforts are underway to arrest the rest of the culprits," it said.
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Thu 2018-02-22
  Mali Blast Kills Two French Soldiers
Wed 2018-02-21
  SWAT force arrests senior IS, Al-Qaeda commander in central Ramadi
Tue 2018-02-20
  9 abducted civilians found dead in Afghanistan
Mon 2018-02-19
  Syrian Army deploys entire artillery division of howitzers, field guns, mortars and Grad rocket launchers for east Damascus battle
Sun 2018-02-18
  Drone strike kills 2 al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen
Sat 2018-02-17
  Senior IS Leader Returned to Iraq from Turkey
Fri 2018-02-16
  Syria's Idlib IS-Free after 'Surrender' Tuesday
Thu 2018-02-15
  Rebels strike western Syria’s primary power grid to leave millions without electricity
Wed 2018-02-14
  'White powder' sent to Pres.Obama's DC office just 24 hours after Don & Vanessa Trump got similar package
Tue 2018-02-13
  Drone strike kills six Al Qaeda suspects in Yemen
Mon 2018-02-12
  Sword-wielding man injures 4 worshipers at Indonesian church
Sun 2018-02-11
  Jaish-e-Mohammad targets sleeping families at Sunjuwan Army camp, kills two soldiers
Sat 2018-02-10
  TTP splinter group chief Khan Said ‘Sajna’ reported killed in US drone strike in Afghanistan
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  Houthi leader killed in precision strike along with 35 others
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  US kills more than 100 Assad regime fighters in largest deliberate strike against Syrian government forces

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