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Libya PM 'Freed' after Several Hours Held by Militia, Calls for Calm
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Africa Horn
Norwegian Investigated For Kenya Attack
[Ynet] Norwegian authorities say they are investigating a Norwegian citizen of Somali origin who is suspected of involvement in the terror attack on a mall in Kenya last month.

The PST security service said Thursday that it has received information suggesting the Norwegian "was involved in planning and carrying out the attack" that killed at least 67 people. It did not name the suspect.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [3079 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab

#1  Norwegian enough for me!
Posted by: Raj || 10/11/2013 0:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Sven?
Posted by: OldSpook || 10/11/2013 1:24 Comments || Top||

#3  Bjorn Bloodaxe.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 10/11/2013 2:15 Comments || Top||

#4  Norwegian citizen of Somali origin

"You can take the boy out of the country but you can't take the country out of the boy."
Posted by: Ulineter Peacock9337 || 10/11/2013 3:27 Comments || Top||

#5  Uff Da, Abdul.
Posted by: Pancho Glaing4817 || 10/11/2013 7:33 Comments || Top||

#6  Then there are the Norwegian Somalians in the Upper Midwest. Or was it Somalian Norwegians, as per the FA.
Posted by: KBK || 10/11/2013 21:45 Comments || Top||

#7  Alienated back in Norway by the taunting: "Ya, whut's dat green shit all on yur face?"
Posted by: Frank G || 10/11/2013 23:04 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Egypt: Suicide Bombing Kills 3 Troops, 1 Policeman
[Ynet] Egyptian officials say a jacket wallah has rammed his explosives-laden car into a checkpoint outside a coastal city in volatile Sinai Peninsula, killing three soldiers and a policeman.

The security officials say the attack happened on Thursday outside the city of al-Arish. They say the bomber slowly approached the checkpoint, waited for soldiers and coppers to start searching the car before he blew himself and his vehicle up. Five other people were maimed.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [373 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Libya PM 'Freed' after Several Hours Held by Militia, Calls for Calm
[An Nahar] Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan was freed Thursday after being held by gunnies for several hours, in the latest sign of the country's lawlessness since Muammar Qadaffy
...Proof that a madman with money will be politely received for at least 42 years until his people get tired of him and kill him...
's 2011 overthrow.

The premier appeared in good health when he arrived at government headquarters after his ordeal at the hands of former rebel militiamen, waving to waiting well-wishers as he climbed out of an armored car.

"I hope this problem will be resolved with reason and wisdom" and without any "escalation," Zeidan said later in comments broadcast by state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
as he left the cabinet meeting.

The pre-dawn seizure of Zeidan came five days after U.S. commandos embarrassed and angered Libya's government by capturing senior al-Qaeda suspect Abu Anas al-Libi off the streets of Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
and whisking him away to a warship in the Mediterranean.

Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdelaziz said Zeidan had been freed a number of hours after being seized before dawn at his Tripoli hotel.

"He has been sprung but we have no details so far on the circumstances of his release," Abdelaziz told Agence La Belle France Presse.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [722 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  The pre-dawn seizure of Zeidan came five days after U.S. commandos embarrassed and angered Libya's government by capturing senior al-Qaeda suspect Abu Anas al-Libi off the streets of Tripoli

Left out is that the prime minister and the Libyan gov't gave approval for the capture. Unfortunately the clown circus in D.C. decided to mention that for political gain. That's why Ali Zeidan was seized and the Libyan gov't is pissed.
Posted by: Pappy || 10/11/2013 10:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Damn, you sure can't beat this regime for "smart" diplomacy.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/11/2013 12:09 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Yemen Intelligence Officer Killed in Flashpoint City
[AnNahar] Gunmen rubbed out a Yemeni intelligence officer Thursday in Mukalla, a scenic provincial capital where al-Qaeda-linked gunnies briefly seized an army headquarters and took hostages last week, a security source said.

Men on cycle of violences fired seven times at Colonel Abdullah al-Tamimi in the Fuah district, killing him on the spot, before fleeing the scene, the source said.

Mukalla is the capital of the southeastern province of Hadramawt and is a major port city.

On September 30, gunnies from the al-Qaeda-affiliated Ansar al-Sharia
...a Salafist militia which claims it is not part of al-Qaeda, even though it works about the same and for the same ends. There are groups of the same name in Tunisia and Yemen, with the Tunisian version currently most active...
group seized an army headquarters there after a jacket wallah rammed a car into the entrance.

The army soon retook most of the building, except for the top floor, where the gunnies held the soldiers captive.

Days later, troops assaulted the top floor in an operation in which the government said all the gunnies and an unspecified number of hostages died.

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has intensified its attacks on security forces in Yemen, mainly in its lawless southern and eastern provinces, where jihadist groups are active.

The Islamist network has taken advantage of the weakening of the central government since a popular uprising that toppled president President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North Yemen in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...
in 2011.

Washington regards AQAP as the global jihadist network's most dangerous affiliate and has stepped up drone strikes targeting the bully boys.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [387 views] Top|| File under:

#1  FLASHPOINT CITY
CITY LIMIT
POP. Not as many as there was a while ago
ELEV. So low you can't get under it

Home of the Bahamuts
State Champs 1428 29 32

First Muckety-Muck Mosque Welcomes You!
Do you know where YOUR women are?

Big Ib's Koran, Feed & Ammo has got you covered!
"Bomb your son today - he may bomb you tomorrow"
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/11/2013 13:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Crap. Forgot the bulletholes in the sign. And I guess I was supposed to say "kaboom." Oh well. Y'all be sure to enter the infidel-eating contest and one-legged race next Sunday down at the VFJ hall!
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/11/2013 14:13 Comments || Top||

#3  :)
Posted by: Shipman || 10/11/2013 14:32 Comments || Top||


Bangladesh
One more held over Ctg blast
[Bangla Daily Star] Police jugged
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
another person yesterday for his suspected link with the blast at Jamaatul Ulum Al Islamia Madrasa, run by Hefajat leader Mufti Izharul Islam, in the city's Lalkhan Bazar on Monday.

Acting on a tip off, police intercepted a Dhaka-bound bus at the City Gate around 7:00am and rounded up Shakhawat alias Salauddin, aged about 22, said AFM Nizam Uddin, additional superintendent of Hathazari police.

The arrestee had several injury marks on his body, which police suspected were sustained during the blast.

The youth claimed himself to be a student of Mekhal Madrasa in Hathazari, but police after primary investigation found that the information was wrong, added Nizam.

Law enforcers have so far arrested 11 people in connection with the blast at the madrasa that left two students dead and several injured.

Three cases have been filed in this regard.

Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [506 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Somehow 'Ctg' doesn't have the same cachet as 'NYC' or 'L.A.'
Posted by: Pappy || 10/11/2013 15:02 Comments || Top||

#2  #1 Somehow 'Ctg' doesn't have the same cachet as 'NYC' or 'L.A.'

I don't think I've heard a native call it "Chitty," but it's always worked for me. What've they got to lose? Any publicity, etc.

Bears Snare Banged-up Banger in Chitty, Bang. Bang Bus Bust
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/11/2013 16:47 Comments || Top||

#3  The 'ch' in Chitty is pronounced the same as in Charming toilet paper.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/11/2013 22:41 Comments || Top||

#4  Smart phone is stupid. Insisted on changing the spelling on the toilet paper brand.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/11/2013 22:46 Comments || Top||


Shibir men attack Hindu festival
[Bangla Daily Star] When the Hindu community started celebrating their biggest religious festival, Durga Puja, across the country yesterday, the Hindus at Damurhuda upazila in Chuadanga witnessed vandalism at one of their places of worship.

Activists of Islami Chhatra Shibir
... the student wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami Bangladesh...
attacked a puja mandap in Darshana bus stand area in the upazila, breaking the electric lights around it and vandalising a platform designated for guests.

A Shibir activist was killed when police fired on the marauding activists to drive them away from the Carew Sarbajanin Puja Mandap and stop them from attacking police.

The dear departed, Rafiqul Islam, 23, is a student of Badarganj Baqi Billah Madrasa of Boalia village in the upazila.

The pro-Jamaat organization yesterday staged nationwide protests, demanding release of their leaders, including Shibir president Delwar Hossain, and resorted to vandalism in different parts of the country.

Around 100 Shibir activists brought out a procession at Darshana town at about 3:45pm as part of their pre-scheduled programmes and gathered near the bus stand after marching different streets, police and witnesses said.

On information, a team from Damurhuda Police Station led by officer-in-charge Ahsan Habib rushed to the scene and asked them to leave.

"The Shibir men left the spot and took position at Haltchadpur near the puja mandap, vandalised the lights and the platform partially," Abdur Rahim Shah Chowdhury, district superintendent of police, told The Daily Star.

Police fired tear gas shells but failed to disperse the protesters, who were throwing brick chips at police. Then they fired 15 rounds of bullets, one of which hit Rafiqul. Around 10 other Shibir activists were maimed in the incident, said police.

The SP, who was on the spot, said the Shibir men had wanted to instigate communal violence by attacking the place of worship, adding, "We have brought the situation under control."

Contacted, Ajoy Kumar, president of the puja mandap, confirmed the incident, saying police had not let the activists approach the mandap after driving them away.

Additional members of police and Border Guard Bangladesh have been deployed in different areas of Darshana since last evening.

The SP said police were preparing to launch a drive to arrest the attackers.

Shibir leaders in Kushtia, Meherpur, Chuadanga and Jhenidah called a hartal
... a peculiarly Bangla combination of a general strike and a riot, used by both major political groups in lieu of actual governance ...
in the districts for Sunday from 6:00am to 2:00pm in protest at the killing.

Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [289 views] Top|| File under: Jamaat-e-Islami


India-Pakistan
Two hurt in landmine blasts
[Dawn] Two people suffered injuries in two landmine blasts in Pewar and Boshehra areas of Kurram tribal region here on Wednesday.

Sources said that Kamil Syed was going to his fields when he hit a landmine planted by unknown myrmidons in Pewar locality which went kaboom! with a bang. As a result he sustained wounds and was taken to agency headquarters hospital.

The second landmine went kaboom! in Boshehra village, injuring Zareef Khan, a tractor driver.

His tractor trolley was passing near Naeem tube-well when it hit the landmine. As result Zareef Khan suffered injuries while tractor trolley was destroyed. He was shifted to Sadda hospital.

The political administration registered case against unknown myrmidons and started investigation.

Meanwhile,
...back at the pond, Gloria slowly backed away from the eight-foot bull frog. If the creature croaked she would surely be deafened...
residents of 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...
have demanded of the government to clear the agency of landmines.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [471 views] Top|| File under: TTP


TTP denies Fazlullah killed in clash with Afghan Taliban
[Dawn] The Pak Taliban have denied that the leader of their Swat
...a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistain, located 99 mi from Islamabad. It is inhabited mostly by Pashto speakers. The place has gone steadily downhill since the days when Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat...
faction was killed in a clash with the Afghan Taliban earlier this week, says a report published Thursday.

According to the report by the BBC, at least three Swat Taliban capos were killed during the clash in the northeastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
of Afghanistan two days earlier.

The report said some sources also alleged that Swat Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah
...son-in-law of holy man Sufi Mohammad. Known as Mullah FM, Fazlullah had the habit of grabbing his FM mike when the mood struck him and bellowing forth sermons. Sufi suckered the Pak govt into imposing Shariah on the Swat Valley and then stepped aside whilst Fazlullah and his Talibs imposed a reign of terror on the populace like they hadn't seen before, at least not for a thousand years or so. For some reason the Pak intel services were never able to locate his transmitter, much bomb it. After ruling the place like a conquered province for a year or so, Fazlullah's Talibs began gobbling up more territory as they pushed toward Islamabad, at which point as a matter of self-preservation the Mighty Pak Army threw them out and chased them into Afghanistan...
, who is blamed by Pakistain for mounting attacks against the Army from across the border, was killed in the attack.

The Pak Taliban, however, denied this claim.

Eye-witnesses claim that two days earlier, dozens of heavily armed Afghan Taliban attacked Pak bad boy bases in Ghaziabad located in the Kunar province of Afghanistan adjacent to the Pak-Afghan border. Subsequently, three TTP commanders were killed in the attack.

The dear departed Talibans were said to belong to the Swat faction of the proscribed Tehrik-e-Taliban organization.

Taliban sources confirmed that a clash occurred between the two armed bad boy groups, but said no Swat Taliban capo or fighter had been killed. The sources moreover strongly denied
No, no! Certainly not!
that Fazlullah was injured or killed in the clash.

Earlier, the Swat chapter of the TTP group released a video claiming responsibility for the killing on Sept 15 of a major general, a lieutenant colonel and an army soldier. The two officers and the soldier bit the dust when their vehicle was struck by an improvised bomb (IED) in Upper Dir. The video moreover showed Fazlullah rejoicing over their success in carrying out the attack

Mullah Fazlullah, 39, had unleashed a reign of terror in Swat before he lost control of the area following a military operation. He fled to Afghanistan and is believed to operate primarily from that country's Kunar and Nuristan provinces, from where his men attack Pak forces.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [321 views] Top|| File under: TTP

#1  The good Taliban are attacking the Bad Taliban. I bet the Pak army/ISi are giving the orders.
Posted by: Paul D || 10/11/2013 6:42 Comments || Top||

#2  Which are the good Taliban? Except for Fazlullah, maybe.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/11/2013 8:00 Comments || Top||

#3  The Swat Faction WBAPGNFAB.
Posted by: Shipman || 10/11/2013 14:33 Comments || Top||


Taliban warn shops against selling Malala's book
[Dawn] The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain has warned that those found selling "I am Malala" -- the book authored by Malala Yousufzai -- will face serious action as she had not performed any act of bravery but swapped her religion Islam with secularism for which she is being rewarded.

Talking to this correspondent on phone on Thursday, TTP front man Shahidullah Shahid said they knew that Malala would get awards from the enemies of Islam.

"Malala abandoned Islam for secularism for which she is being given awards," he said, adding that the media and the international community should keep in mind that students of Jamia Hafsa, Islamabad, were never given any award despite their immense bravery.

"The Taliban will not lose an opportunity to kill Malala Yousufzai and those who were found selling her book will be targeted."

He denied that Swat
...a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistain, located 99 mi from Islamabad. It is inhabited mostly by Pashto speakers. The place has gone steadily downhill since the days when Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat...
TTP commander Mullah Fazlullah
...son-in-law of holy man Sufi Mohammad. Known as Mullah FM, Fazlullah had the habit of grabbing his FM mike when the mood struck him and bellowing forth sermons. Sufi suckered the Pak govt into imposing Shariah on the Swat Valley and then stepped aside whilst Fazlullah and his Talibs imposed a reign of terror on the populace like they hadn't seen before, at least not for a thousand years or so. For some reason the Pak intel services were never able to locate his transmitter, much bomb it. After ruling the place like a conquered province for a year or so, Fazlullah's Talibs began gobbling up more territory as they pushed toward Islamabad, at which point as a matter of self-preservation the Mighty Pak Army threw them out and chased them into Afghanistan...
had been killed in an ambush as reported by the media from the Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
of Afghanistan.

He also said the government was not serious about talks with the Taliban.

"We are not killing innocent people. A third force is targeting common people to malign the Taliban," he said.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [344 views] Top|| File under: TTP

#1 
Posted by: Spereting Tingle4064 || 10/11/2013 7:29 Comments || Top||


Bomb blasts kill 10 in all four provinces
[Dawn] Bomb attacks hit all four picturesque provincial capitals (Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
, Quetta, Lahore and Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
) and a northwestern district in Pakistain on Thursday, killing ten people and wounding more than 60, a day after the Taliban chief said his outfit would not hold dialogue (with the government) through the 'media.'

In the day's deadliest attack, a bicycle bomb tore through a crowded market area near a cop shoppe in the restive southwestern city of Quetta, killing six people and injuring art least 35 others.

Earlier, a low-intensity blast at a restaurant killed one person and maimed 13 in a popular food street in Lahore, the normally relatively peaceful capital of Punjab province which is the powerbase of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
... served two non-consecutive terms as prime minister, heads the Pakistain Moslem League (Nawaz). Noted for his spectacular corruption, the 1998 Pak nuclear test, border war with India, and for being tossed by General Musharraf...
The country's main political parties last month backed Sharif's proposal for peace talks with the Taliban, who have been waging a bloody insurgency against the state since 2007.

But a spate of bloody attacks in recent weeks -- including more than 140 killed in the space of a week in the northwestern city of Peshawar -- have led many to question the idea of negotiations.

A third blast on Thursday maimed a police officer on the ring road in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
(KP) province, which has regularly been hit by gun and kabooms in recent years.

Later in the evening, at least 12 soldiers were maimed when a security forces' patrol vehicle was targeted by a remote control bomb in the semi- tribal area of Bannu in the northwestern KP province.

Meanwhile in the latest incident, three suspected terrorist were killed while trying to move explosives in Karachi -- the capital of southern Sindh province which is also dubbed as economic hub of Pakistain.

A local police official told Dawn.com that explosives detonated unexpectedly in Manghopir area when three suspected Death Eaters riding a cycle of violence were trying to move the explosives to a target, killing all three on the spot.

Those killed in the Quetta attack included a policeman, city police chief Abdul Razaaq Cheema told AFP, while women and kiddies were among the maimed. "It was a timed device which was planted in a bicycle. Six people have been killed and 35 maimed," he said.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [380 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Iraq
Iraq Violence Kills 20 people
[An Nahar] Violence in Iraq killed 20 people on Thursday, among them four anti-al-Qaeda gunnies rubbed out by gunnies and eight gunnies killed by security forces, officials said.

In Samarra, north of Storied Baghdad
...located along the Tigris River, founded in the 8th century, home of the Abbasid Caliphate...
, gunnies killed two Sahwa anti-al-Qaeda gunnies in an attack on a checkpoint, while two more died in a similar attack near Baquba, also north of the capital.

The Sahwa, who joined forces with the United States from late 2006 and helped bring about a sharp reduction in violence in Iraq, are frequently targeted by Sunni bully boys, who consider them to be traitors.

Northeast of Baquba, a roadside kaboom killed two police and maimed a third when it went kaboom! near their patrol in the town of Muqdadiyah, which has been hit by frequent bombings and shootings this year.

In Storied Baghdad itself, bombings killed three people and maimed 11, while the owner of a tire shop was bumped off.

Police also found the corpse of a man with signs of torture and gunshot wounds. He was believed to have been killed on Thursday.

In the northern province of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
gunnies shot one person dead, while security forces killed eight gunnies in a multi-province operation that army Staff Lieutenant General Abdulamir al-Zaidi said resulted in the arrest of more than 60 people and the seizure of weapons.

Iraqi security forces have carried out wide-ranging operations targeting gunnies for more than two months, but have yet to curb the surge in violence plaguing the country.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [265 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State of Iraq & the Levant


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
NGO: Syria air raids on rebels kills 30
[Ynet] Syrian air raids on rebel positions in the northern Aleppo and southern Daraa provinces killed 30 people on Thursday, including civilians, a monitoring group said.

The raids by planes and helicopters on Syria's onetime commercial hub of Aleppo on Thursday killed 16 people, including a woman and two children in the village of Sfire to the east of the city, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The village is controlled by Islamist groups, including the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [452 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in Iraq

#1  killed 30 people on Thursday, including civilians,

So not entirely civilians. Collateral damage is pretty much impossible in an air attack on a mixed target group, even for the US, never mind Syria.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/11/2013 8:03 Comments || Top||


Alleged Hizbullah 'Execution' Video Sparks Online Outrage
[An Nahar] A gory online video that shows suspected Hizbullah fighters executing gravely maimed Syrian rebels has sparked outrage and controversy in Leb.

The video shows gunnies in fatigues, at least one wearing the yellow arm band purportedly sported by the Lebanese group, dragging several bloodied men out of a van and shooting them dead.

In parts of the video, the men speak in the Lebanese dialect of Arabic, and at the end of the video one man calls them over, saying: "One moment, one moment. We are doing our duty, not avenging ourselves."

The others call out: "For the sake of God, for the sake of God."

The one minute, 40 second video's authenticity could not be confirmed, and it was unclear when or where it might have been shot.

Contacted by Agence La Belle France Presse, Hizbullah declined to comment on it.

Al-Arabiya television said it may have been filmed during the battle for Qusayr, a strategic Syrian town near the Lebanese border that Syrian troops recaptured from rebels with the help of Hizbullah earlier this year.

Lebanese media largely steered clear of the video, either because they were unable to confirm it or for fear of worsening sectarian tensions.

But the video fired up the rubes on Twitter, with many observers comparing Hizbullah to radical Sunni rebel groups that have carried out past atrocities.

"Between the Sunni Salafist jihadists and the Shiite fundamentalist jihadists, we really have to watch our backs," wrote Mustafa Fahas on Facebook.

On Twitter at least one user compared the video to the infamous clip of a Syrian rebel eating the organs of a dead Alawite, a member of the Shiite offshoot sect to which Syrian Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Leveler of Latakia...
also belongs.

"Horrific and disgusting," Lebanese editor Angie Nassar wrote in a Twitter post linking to the video.

Hizbullah -- which has always presented itself as Leb's first line of defense against Israel -- has come under intense criticism for its decision to enter the Syrian civil war on behalf of the Assad regime.

It has said it joined the battle to protect Leb from extreme Islamists among the ranks of the Syrian rebels and to protect Shiite holy sites in Damascus province.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [497 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

#1  These are not "Islamists", a term invented by the sewer rats of Noam Chomsky...no, they are regular muslims...this is what muslim varmints have been doing for the last thousand years to infidels...soon to a neighborhood near you, thanks to the shrubs, the clintoons and Barry Hussein Soetoro-Obama:
Posted by: Herb Gloluger9960 || 10/11/2013 12:36 Comments || Top||

#2  Yeah. Muzz is the word. You notice there is no special euphemism for "sorta Crip" or "Weekend MS-13 member..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/11/2013 16:33 Comments || Top||

#3  #1 These are not "Islamists", a term invented by the sewer rats of Noam Chomsky...no, they are regular muslims...

No true musulman! Some clever memester with a pulpit could take advantage of the recent vogue for logical fallacies and have a good chunk of chatterers inwardly hearing "no true Scotsman" after every use of "Islamist". Me, I'm going to start cheerily chirping the former, totally nonconfrontationally and without explanation, every time I hear the latter, and see where that goes.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/11/2013 17:27 Comments || Top||

#4  as D*g said:

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Posted by: Herb Gloluger9960 || 10/11/2013 19:18 Comments || Top||


STL Indicts Fifth 'Hizbullah Supporter' in Hariri Assassination
[An Nahar] Special Tribunal for Leb Pre-Trial Judge Daniel Fransen confirmed on Thursday an indictment against Hassan Habib Merhi who is accused of being involved in the February 14, 2005 Beirut attack that killed former Premier Rafik Hariri and 22 others.

The confirmed indictment and an arrest warrant were transmitted confidentially to the Lebanese authorities on August 6 so that they could search for, arrest and transfer the accused to STL custody, announced the tribunal in a statement on Thursday.

The Lebanese authorities were given 30 calendar days to carry out this obligation and report back on their efforts by September 5, 2013.

On September 6, the Lebanese Prosecutor General submitted his confidential report to Tribunal President, Judge Sir David Baragwanath, stating that so far the accused has not been found. Subsequently, the STL President requested additional measures be taken by the Lebanese authorities.

All of these steps have been confidential until now to allow the Lebanese authorities the best opportunity to apprehend the accused, continued the STL statement.

Merhi, is charged with a number of crimes including the crime of conspiracy aimed at committing a terrorist act. He is alleged to have acted in a conspiracy with Hizbullah members Mustafa Amin Badreddine, Salim Jamil Ayyash, Hussein Hassan Oneissi, and Assad Hassan Sabra in relation to the attack on February 14, 2005, all of whom have already been indicted.

The accused Merhi is alleged to have coordinated the preparation of the purported claim of responsibility as part of the preparations for and in furtherance of, the attack, said the STL statement.

The STL said Merhi is "a supporter of Hizbullah" who was born on December 12, 1965 in Beirut.

"He is the son of Habib Merhi and Latifa Abbas," it added, revealing that he has resided in Burj al-Barajneh and that "he is a citizen of Leb" whose "Lebanese civil registration is 1126/Zqaq-EI-Blat."

"Merhi, together with Badreddine, coordinated the preparation of the false claim of responsibility, and, at times, was in contact with Ayyash in relation to the preparations for the attack. Merhi, prior to the attack, coordinated the activities of Oneissi and Sabra in order to identify a suitable individual, later identified as Ahmad Abu Adass, who would be used to make a video-taped false claim of responsibility for the attack," the court announced in its indictment.

"Immediately following the attack, Merhi, coordinated the activities of Oneissi and Sabra, who participated in (i) disseminating statements falsely attributing responsibility for the attack; (ii) ensuring the delivery of the video, with a letter attached, containing the false claim of responsibility to Al-Jazeera
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; and (iii) ensuring the video would be broadcast," it added.

Under the current circumstances in Leb, Baragwanath has deemed the efforts by the Lebanese authorities to be sufficient to justify alternative means to search for the accused. As a result, he has determined to initiate a 30-day public advertisement phase with the help of the Lebanese authorities to locate the accused as well as to inform him of the charges against him and of his rights, which are guaranteed under international law.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [351 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah


Warrant Out for Dissident Syrian Colonel over Terror Plots
[An Nahar] The military examining magistrate issued on Thursday an arrest warrant against a dissident Syrian colonel for forming an armed gang to carry out terrorist activities.

The warrant was issued after Judge Fadi Sawan interrogated the suspect identified as Ahmed Amer, a Syrian Army colonel who has defected.

He referred him to the military prosecution to take the appropriate action.

On Wednesday, the State Commissioner to the Military Court, Judge Saqr Saqr, charged 12 people, including a Lebanese and 2 Syrians who are in jug, with plotting terrorist activities and planning liquidations.

The three suspects were nabbed
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by the General Security Department.

But LBCI TV said Amer is not linked with the 12-member network.

He was seeking to recruit fighters to send them to Syria, it said.
Posted by: Fred || 10/11/2013 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [270 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Terror Networks
Terrorists making Practice Runs on US Flights
Posted by: Besoeker || 10/11/2013 11:05 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [688 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Moslem scumbags
Posted by: newc || 10/11/2013 12:44 Comments || Top||

#2  Quick close Yellowstone and the Lincoln memorial. Keep focused on the real issues facing America.
Posted by: airandee || 10/11/2013 16:11 Comments || Top||

#3  A gift to Champ if they pull off an attack.
Posted by: Iblis || 10/11/2013 16:27 Comments || Top||

#4  We're going about it all wrong. If all the attention was on the airlines next time one of these "man-made catastrophes" occurred, TSA employees would need to get past airline contract-hire goons (mean ones) to come on airport property. All fliers would be cavity searched and issued overalls to wear on the plane while their luggage got FedExed to their destination.

Then some focus would begin to be achieved...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/11/2013 16:49 Comments || Top||

#5  But making excuses about why 9 year old boys can talk their way onto planes is NOT due to the Strict and multi-layered security in place.....
my ass.
Posted by: USN, Ret || 10/11/2013 21:01 Comments || Top||



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