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Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months
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-Land of the Free
Shocking video shows agents seize more than ONE THOUSAND high-powered rifles from a $7million, five-bedroom mansion in celebrity enclave near Bel Air
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/09/2019 02:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [452 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Preppers or Bangers?
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 05/09/2019 8:52 Comments || Top||

#2  Ah beat me to it.

Police seize over a thousand guns, piles of ammunition from Los Angeles home
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 05/09/2019 8:53 Comments || Top||

#3  What good are 1000 rifles without 'piles' of ammunition ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/09/2019 8:56 Comments || Top||

#4  hundreds of rifles, semiautomatics, handguns and even antique Civil War-era guns

Sounds more like a hoarder than a revolutionary. Unless by "antique Civil War era guns" they mean the Mosin-Nagant.
Posted by: SteveS || 05/09/2019 9:07 Comments || Top||

#5  Preppers or Bangers?

Or arms cache distribution point?
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/09/2019 9:56 Comments || Top||

#6  Saw a couple of M1921's in one of the photos, as well as an Uzi, so 'paranoid collector'?

Skidmark brings up a good point, however.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 05/09/2019 10:19 Comments || Top||

#7  Look at the article’s photos. The owner is a wealthy collector — at first glance, no two guns are alike, and many are clearly antique. I’ve moved this to Land of the Free.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 10:19 Comments || Top||

#8  Police said that authorities received a tip that someone in the home was manufacturing and selling illegal weapons.

Bullshit.

All those firearms, and that is all the ammo they found. Summvavabitch I can shoot that in an afternoon.

This is a government raid on a private collection. Manufacturing hell. Selling, why? TW is absolutely right - if it were a arms distribution point, why so many varieties in so many different calibers?

You say paranoid collector, I say I wish I had a room like that; like watching a Bentley get keyed by a hundred monkeys.

And nowhere does the article say why, other than Warrant FU.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/09/2019 11:07 Comments || Top||

#9  I’ve moved this to Land of the Free.

Land of the Free and Home of the Cluttered.
Posted by: SteveS || 05/09/2019 11:11 Comments || Top||

#10  Reason #[Large Number] to flee the People's Democratic Republic of California...
Posted by: magpie || 05/09/2019 11:21 Comments || Top||

#11  All of 'em "high-powered". Scary, eh?
Posted by: Bobby || 05/09/2019 11:41 Comments || Top||

#12  Going to go out on a limb here.
-rubs hands together-

Recent, largely publicized or explained tax law is passed requiring $x per certain magazine capacity capable firearm plus registration; only one possible violation but whole lot is confiscated and reviewed on individual piece by piece.

Tax laws, the first and last laws enforced by any government ever.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/09/2019 11:42 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Taliban tunnel systems destroyed in Uruzgan operation
[KhaamaPress] At least 4 Talibs were killed and tunnel systems of the group were destroyed during the operation which was conducted in southern Uruzgan province.

"A strike in Tarin Kot district of Uruzgan targeting Taliban
...Arabic for students...
leadership resulted in 4 Taliban fighters killed and tunnel systems destroyed," the informed military sources said Wednesday.

The sources also added that 7 Taliban fighters killed and 3 others were maimed in a separate operation of the Afghan Special Forces in Musa Qala district of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
Additionally, a large number of weapons, military equipment and explosives were destroyed, the sources added.

The anti-government armed forces of Evil including ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the operations so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Six hour Kabul attack ends, 5 assailants, 4 civilians killed: MoI
[KhaamaPress] The Ministry of Interior has confirmed that the Afghan Special Forces killed all five forces of Evil involved in the attack on Counterpart International Office in Kabul city.

According to a statement released by MoI, the attack was launched at around 11:40 am in the 10th police district of the city with the forces of Evil armed with suicide kaboom vests and weapons initially detonating an exploding car near the office of Counterpart International.

The statement further added that the Afghan Special Forces managed to eliminate the remaining 5 assailants who had taken position inside the office of Counterpart International.

The Ministry of Interior also confirmed that four civilians including a woman bit the dust in the attack along with a policeman who was involved in the rescue operation.

The statement also added that the security forces managed to rescued at least 200 workers of the organization.

The Talibs group grabbed credit for the attack.
Tolo News adds:
The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attack on an international aid organization in Kabul which continued for six hours was labelled a crime against civilians as it was condemned by the government, the United Nations
...the Oyster Bay money pit...
and the US Embassy in Afghanistan.

The US Ambassador to Kabul John Bass condemned the attack and said the targeted organization helps local communities, trains journalists and supports Afghan people.

"Strongly condemn Taliban attack against US NGO in Kabul today. The targeted organization helps local communities, trains journalists and supports the Afghan people. For this, it is the target of senseless violence.
Thanks to Afghan Security Forces for rapid response," Bass said.

According to the Interior Affairs Ministry, the attack ended at around 5:30pm after two attackers were killed by security forces.

Recent figures show that at least 15 people were maimed in the attack.

Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for Ministry of Interior Affairs, said that more than 170 employees of the International Counterpart were rescued by security forces during their operation. The organization operates in Afghanistan since 2005.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [78 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban commanders among 14 militants killed, wounded in Special Forces operations in Farah
[KhaamaPress] At least 14 Talibs including two of their commanders were killed or maimed during the operations of the Afghan Special Forces in Western Farah province.

The 207th Zafar Corps in a statement said the operations were conducted in Genehkan and Waraj Villages located in the outskirts of the quiet provincial capital of Farah.

The statement further added that six turbans including one of their commanders Asad were killed in the operations and 8 others were maimed.

According to 207th Zafar, one of the commanders of the group identified as Rahmat was critically maimed during the operations.

The Afghan Special Forces also confiscated a radio communication set and a cycle of violence during the same operations, the 207th Zafar Corps added.

The anti-government armed turbans including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented regarding the operations so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [81 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


40 civilians killed, 21 wounded in Taliban attacks in past 4 days: sources
[KhaamaPress] At least forty non-combatants were killed and twenty-one others were maimed in Taliban
...Arabic for students...
-led insurgency in the past four days, the security sources said Wednesday.

"Over the last 4 days, the Taliban have been responsible for a number of civilian casualties. Women and children are included in these numbers," the informed military source said.

The sources further added that 5 non-combatants were killed in South-eastern Khost province
... across the border from Miranshah, within commuting distance of Haqqani hangouts such as Datta Khel and probably within sight of Mordor. Khost is populated by six different tribes of Pashtuns, the largest probably being the Khostwal, from which it takes its name...
, 5 non-combatants were killed and 2 others were maimed in Baghlan province, 4 civilians were maimed in Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province, 6 others were maimed in 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, 3 non-combatants were killed and 2 others were maimed in Faryab province, 7 killed and 7 others maimed in Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
province.

According to security officials, at least 20 civilians were also killed in Taliban-led insurgency in Ghor province.

The Talibs’ group has not commented regarding the civilian casualties so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Airstrike destroys car bomb in Bagram district of Parwan province
[KhaamaPress] A boom-mobile was destroyed in an Arclight airstrike which was carried out in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan, the military sources said Wednesday.

The airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Bagram district of Parwan.

"A strike in Bagram district, destroyed a vehicle borne improvised bomb that could have potentially targeted innocent Afghan civilians," the sources said.

The anti-government armed forces of Evil including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.

Parwan is among the relatively calm provinces in North of Afghanistan but Talibs are active in some of the remote districts of the province where they often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities against the government and security institutions.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [95 views] Top|| File under:


Unknown gunmen wound senior ISIS leader in Kunar province
[KhaamaPress] A big shot of 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....
of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) was maimed in an attack which was carried out by unknown button men in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan military in a statement said the incident took place in Dewagul Valley of Suki district on Monday.

The statement further added that unknown button men opened fire on ISIS leader Mufi Khalid in Deewan Kali area leaving him maimed with another ISIS group member while one member of the group was killed.

According to military officials in the East, Mufti Khalid was in charge of spreading propaganda in favour of the terror group.

The other ISIS turban who was killed has been identified as Sufian al-Suri who was a foreign national, the 201st Silab Corps added in its statement.

The anti-government armed bully boyz including ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the incident so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa Horn
Sudanese protest coalition calls for civil disobedience
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Sudanese protest and opposition leaders called on Wednesday for civil disobedience in response to the military’s "disappointing" answer to their interim constitutional proposals.

The Transitional Military Council (TMC) said it broadly agreed with the draft but that it neglected some important issues such as a reference to Islamic shari’ah as a source for legislation.

But the opposition groups’ umbrella body, the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF), said shari’ah was not a matter for the interim constitution, and that the TMC response would in effect give the military control of a proposed interim government.

"We call for and prepare for civil disobedience," Madani Abbas Madani, a DFCF leader, told a news conference in Khartoum.

Thousands of protesters have been camping outside the Defense Ministry in central Khartoum and, having secured a military overthrow of president Omar Hassan al-Bashir, are now demanding that the TMC hand over power to civilians.

The TMC has said it is willing to agree to a government of technocrats, but wants to retain overall control, pending elections, to prevent Sudan sliding into chaos.

Khalid Omar Yusef, another protest leader, said the aim was not to start a confrontation with the military but to speed up efforts to resolve the impasse.

Posted by: Fred || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan


Africa Subsaharan
Boko Haram kills nine in Nigeria attacks
[AlAhram] 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...
fighters have killed nine people in two separate attacks in northeastern Nigeria, looting and torching a village and ambushing three farmers, officials and local militia forces said Wednesday.

Fighters packed in trucks stormed into the village of Molai just before sunset on Tuesday, when villagers were preparing to pray and break their fast for the Moslem holy month of Ramadan.

The jihadist button men, loyal to Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau
... the lunatic leader of Boko Haram who has been reported dead at least eleven times, pledged his body and soul to ISIS, told his fighters to hang it up once or twice, and been fired by the Caliph and refused to step down ...
, killed six people and burned dozens of homes.

Usman Kyari, who heads the state Emergency Management Agency, said six bodies were collected after the attack. All had been rubbed out.

"The gunnies burnt around 40 homes and looted goods," Kyari said.

Molai, which is five kilometres (three miles) from Borno state capital Maiduguri, has been repeatedly attacked by the jihadists.

A member of a militia force, which fights alongside regular government soldiers, said the Boko Haram fighters were too many and they were overpowered.

"We all withdrew from the village," the militia soldier said.

Later, Nigerian aircraft bombed the area, and the jihadists retreated, he added.

In a separate attack, Boko Haram fighters killed three farmers near the town of Konduga, 38 kilometres (24 miles) outside Maiduguri, militia leader Ibrahim Liman said.

"The button men slit the throats of the farmers and dumped their bodies," Liman told AFP.

The holy warriors often kill farmers, loggers and herders, accusing them of passing information to the army.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [94 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Britain
Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months
[Standard] Detectives investigating historic allegations of child sexual abuse and exploitation in Rotherham have enjugged
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
40 people over the last two months, the National Crime Agency announced today.

They said thirty-eight men and two women are being investigated as part of Operation Stovewood.

Those arrested were aged between 29 and 53, and were from Sheffield, Rotherham, Leeds, Dewsbury and Maidstone.

All have been bailed or released under investigation pending further inquiries.

The offences relate to 13 victims who came forward alleging abuse between 1997 and 2015, when they were aged between 11 and 26.

Carl Vessey-Baitson, from the NCA, said: "Arresting such a large number of individuals, as part of one Stovewood sub-operation, shows our desire to listen to victims and bring offenders to justice is not wavering.

"Stovewood is a challenging and complex investigation, with victims and survivors reliving abuse that took place many years ago.

"To date we have engaged with over 410 victims and survivors and have arrested or interviewed by appointment 94 suspects, meaning this is the largest law enforcement investigation into non-familial CSAE (child sexual abuse and exploitation) ever undertaken in the UK.

"Conducting such an investigation can only be achieved with the support and co-ordination of our partners, and South Yorkshire Police and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council continue to provide invaluable assistance."

The NCA launched Operation Stovewood, at the invitation of South Yorkshire Police, after Professor Alexis Jay's 2014 report into the rape, grooming and trafficking of hundreds of children in Rotherham.

The Jay Report described how more than 1,400 children had been affected, but Operation Stovewood has since identified 1,523 victims.

Towards the end of 2018, the NCA said it had 151 designated suspects, 275 other people under investigation and 296 female survivors of exploitation actively engaging with officers.

The NCA has full control of allegations between 1997 and 2013, with 250 staff and an annual budget that will soon reach £15 million a year.

It is estimated the operation will cost more than £90 million by 2024 - the date to which current planning extends.

Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [229 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  A number of these suspects need to be named Nigel and Sarah. For accessories.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 05/09/2019 6:52 Comments || Top||


#3  How many of them are politicians that hand-waved the whole thing for so long?
Posted by: AlanC || 05/09/2019 7:55 Comments || Top||

#4  Labour Peer Lord Ahmed was into boys, these are girl raping muslims.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 05/09/2019 8:54 Comments || Top||

#5  "All have been bailed or released"

And perhaps have left the country by now, too.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 05/09/2019 14:29 Comments || Top||

#6  You know, I used to think the police in the Python skit "The Piranha Brothers" was a parody. It's rather disheartening to realize that it really does take a "Gangsters nuke Luten Airport" before the police sit up and take notice.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 05/09/2019 15:50 Comments || Top||

#7  "... this is the largest law enforcement investigation into non-familial CSAE (child sexual abuse and exploitation) ever undertaken in the UK."

The implications of that statement and the wording of it is rather scary.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/09/2019 23:45 Comments || Top||


China-Japan-Koreas
U.S. seizes North Korean ship suspected of violating U.N. sanctions
[NBC News]
Posted by: Frank G || 05/09/2019 13:10 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under: Commies


India-Pakistan
Tribal leader among 3 killed in Chaman blast
[DAWN] At least three people, including a tribal leader named Wali Khan Achakzai, were killed in a blast in Killa Abdullah, Levies forces said on Wednesday.

Achakzai was returning home from work when the blast occurred, Levies officials said, adding that two of his guards were also killed in the kaboom while his car was completely destroyed.

It was not immediately clear if it was a assassination.

The nature of the attack is being determined, Levies officials said.
Posted by: Fred || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [96 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Iraq
Iraqi intelligence arrest Islamic State terrorist in Anbar
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi military intelligence forces incarcerated
Please don't kill me!
on Wednesday a member of 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....
Death Eater group in the western province of Anbar.

The Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate, in a statement, said that its troops "have arrested a terrorist who fought among the Islamic State’s security apparatus in al-Karma district in Anbar.

The terrorist "was responsible for collecting information about security forces during the military operations to liberate Iraqi territory from Islamic State Death Eaters," the statement read.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Bomb explosion wounds two paramilitary fighters in Iraq
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Two Iraqi paramilitary fighters were maimed Wednesday in a kaboom in Diyala province, a security source was quoted as saying.

"A bomb kaboom targeted a patrol of the paramilitary Popular Mobilization Forces on the outskirts of Miqdadiyah in northeastern Diyala," the source told Mawazin News.

"The kaboom left two PMF members maimed," the source said, adding that ambulances carried the pair into a nearby hospital for treatment.

No group has so far grabbed credit for the attack, but 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....
(IS) krazed killer group, in most cases, is responsible for attacks targeting crowded areas, including markets, cafes and mosques across Iraq.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [74 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


3 people dead, 4 wounded in armed attack in Iraq’s Salahuddin
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Unidentified button men have stormed a house in the Iraqi province of Salahuddin, leaving seven people killed and maimed, a security service announced.

"Three people were martyred and four others maimed in an armed attack at a house in al-Mazare’ district in Salahuddin," Iraqi website Almaalomah quoted the Security Media Cell as saying in a press statement without giving further details about the incident.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [73 views] Top|| File under:


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Gedudei al-Quds: The enemy should be aware that we plan on surprising him and the leaders of his army in the coming hours.


Posted by: 3dc || 05/09/2019 14:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [275 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

#1  That right there is military genius on display.
Posted by: Laurence || 05/09/2019 16:01 Comments || Top||

#2  Gedudei seems to be a Jewish translation of Al-Quds Brigades .
Posted by: 3dc || 05/09/2019 16:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Maybe it makes more sense in Arabic.
Posted by: SteveS || 05/09/2019 16:04 Comments || Top||

#4  The Times of Israel liveblog will let us know if anything exciting happens.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 16:07 Comments || Top||

#5  if you could convert moslem threats to energy, we'd never need oil again
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 05/09/2019 16:17 Comments || Top||

#6  ...Fiendishly clever ba$tards.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 05/09/2019 17:38 Comments || Top||

#7  It's a trap!
Posted by: Raj || 05/09/2019 19:13 Comments || Top||

#8  British residue
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/09/2019 20:00 Comments || Top||

#9  Also , " If we are the sort of thing you fear, fear us."
Posted by: Dron66046 || 05/09/2019 22:00 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian security defuse chemical laden car bomb in city of Homs -state tv
[Ynet] Syrian authorities defused a boom-mobile planted in the heart of a main residential area in the city of Homs that had quantities of highly explosive chemicals, Syrian state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
said on Wednesday.

It said the car laden with C4 chemicals had been planted in the Zahra district of the city. The news flash gave no further details. The district has a mainly Alawite population and in the past has been targeted by Sunni gunnies seeking to bring down the family rule of Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Supressor of the Damascenes...
, who himself is from the country's minority Alawite sect.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  Misleading headline, chemical weapons are different.

Those are the ones that the Syrian government was accused of using, right exactly whenever support for the opposition appeared to be waning, and always at the worst possible time for them.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 05/09/2019 4:38 Comments || Top||

#2  A fair point, Herb. Title modified to slightly reduce confusion until the reader has seen our comments. ;-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/09/2019 10:30 Comments || Top||


Trump announces sanctions on Iran’s steel and mining industries
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] US President Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
on Wednesday announced sanctions against Iran’s steel and mining sectors, hours after Tehran said it would suspend some curbs under a denuclearization deal rejected by Washington.

The White House said it was targeting the country’s biggest revenue source after oil and warned in a statement: "Tehran can expect further actions unless it fundamentally alters its conduct."

The news sanctions came on the first anniversary of Washington’s withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, as US officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that would seek to curtail Iranian ambitions in the Middle East.
Posted by: Fred || 05/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  obama gonna be real mad at trump now.
Posted by: chris || 05/09/2019 5:55 Comments || Top||



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Thu 2019-05-09
  Rotherham abuse scandal: 40 arrests made in last two months
Wed 2019-05-08
  Pompeo suddenly in Iraq
Tue 2019-05-07
  400-strong Christian mob attacks Muslim shops in Sri Lankan town hit by Easter bomb
Mon 2019-05-06
  19 killed in Gaza, four in Israel in Sunday’s escalation, say officials
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  Iran money man zapped in Gaza
Sat 2019-05-04
  Israel strikes Gaza targets in response to heavy rocket fire Saturday
Fri 2019-05-03
  Taliban militants blow up one of the oldest shrines of Ghazni city
Thu 2019-05-02
  Iran, Turkey criticize US plan to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terror group
Wed 2019-05-01
  Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated businessman Malek sentenced to 25 years in prison
Tue 2019-04-30
  Gunmen kill pastor, worshippers in Burkina Faso church
Mon 2019-04-29
  Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi seen in new video for first time in five years
Sun 2019-04-28
  Father, brothers of alleged Sri Lanka bombing mastermind killed
Sat 2019-04-27
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Fri 2019-04-26
  Jihadists 'blow themselves up' as soldiers raid suicide vest factory in Sri Lanka
Thu 2019-04-25
  Trump says sending ‘armed soldiers’ to US-Mexico border

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