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Algeria Army Chief Says Has ‘No Political’ Ambition
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Africa Horn
Suicide car bomb kills at least nine in Somalia’s capital
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Islamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace in the capital on Wednesday, police said.

Former foreign minister Hussein Elabe Fahiye, who was an advisor to the current president, was among those killed in the blast.

Capt. Mohamed HusseinIslamic extremists exploded a suicide car bomb and killed at least nine people, including Somalia’s former foreign minister, near the presidential palace in the capital on Wednesday, police said.

Former foreign minister Hussein Elabe Fahiye, who was an advisor to the current president, was among those killed in the blast.

Capt. Mohamed Hussein told The Associated Press another 13 people were wounded and most of the casualties were soldiers.

The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the blast in Mogadishu, saying it targeted vehicles carrying government officials.

The car bomb exploded at a security checkpoint near the presidential palace as soldiers were conducting security checks on vehicles on the main road.

A white column of smoke rose over the seaside city as gunfire rang out and people scattered.

The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab frequently carries out such blasts in the capital near the presidential compound and at hotels frequented by government officials and foreigners.

“In the past, I was wounded in this area, and again today my daughter has been killed in this attack which also destroyed my home. This is terrible,” witness Madey Ahmed told the AP.

Amid the crumpled vehicles and tangled metal roofing, a small corps of yellow-vested workers carried bodies and began sweeping the dusty street.

told The Associated Press another 13 people were wounded and most of the casualties were soldiers.

The Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the blast in Mogadishu, saying it targeted vehicles carrying government officials.

The car bomb exploded at a security checkpoint near the presidential palace as soldiers were conducting security checks on vehicles on the main road.

A white column of smoke rose over the seaside city as gunfire rang out and people scattered.

The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab frequently carries out such blasts in the capital near the presidential compound and at hotels frequented by government officials and foreigners.

“In the past, I was wounded in this area, and again today my daughter has been killed in this attack which also destroyed my home. This is terrible,” witness Madey Ahmed told the AP.

Amid the crumpled vehicles and tangled metal roofing, a small corps of yellow-vested workers carried bodies and began sweeping the dusty street.

Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Britain
Angry Mob throws bricks at men, women and chillun in UK..starring Tommy Robinson, Alex Jones and the Balaclava crowd.
[InfoWars on YouTube] Tommy Robinson has released new footage of his campaign being attacked by gangs of young muslim men who go on to throw rocks even at women and children. Alex breaks down this incredible example of radical Islam being accepted as normal in the west.

Police ESCORTED Balaclavians to Robinson's campaign stop.
Posted by: Unosh Hupinelet8756 || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [217 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  This in the same day publication of an article about a man in Florida gunning down a car thief stealing a car his six year old son was in. WTF is wrong with the UK?
Posted by: 3dc || 05/23/2019 12:11 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Turkey: Security Forces Arrest Ten ISIS-linked Foreigners
[AAWSAT] Ottoman Turkish counter terrorism forces on Tuesday placed in durance vile
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
10 foreigners suspected of links to an ISIS operative in the central province of Kayseri.

Security sources said simultaneous raids were carried in several locations.

Since early 2017, Ottoman Turkish security forces have arrested more than 4,000 members of the terrorist organization, most of whom were foreigners. Hundreds have since been deported.

Ottoman Turkish security forces foiled 347 terrorist attacks in 2018 alone, much less when compared to the 697 terrorist attacks thwarted in 2017. In parallel, recent reports shed light on what seems to be a Ottoman Turkish pro-leniency policy when handling ISIS and al-Qaeda detainees.

These reports showed that most detained foreign snuffies and their accomplices arrested between 2014 and 2016 on suspicion of involvement in terrorist activities were released shortly after.

Data released by the Ottoman Turkish Gendarmerie Division covering the period from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2016 showed that of the 607 detained, 224 were foreigners.

According to reports, most of the suspects officially arrested on charges of association with ISIS and al-Qaeda in The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
were quickly released by court proceedings and that those convicted were a very little few.

The number of foreign snuffies arrested in Turkey and who come from Syria and Iraq rose from only 8 in 2014 to 499 in 2015.
Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


India-Pakistan
Army foils major infiltration bid in Gurez
[Daily Excelsior] Army today foiled a major infiltration bid in Gurez sector of North Kashmire’s Bandipora district today while two murderous Moslems were rubbed out in Kulgam district of South Kashmire during an operation.

A senior Army officer said that at about 4 pm, a group of 4 to 5 murderous Moslems attempted to sneak into this side in the general area of Naushahra Nar in Kanjalwan of Gurez.

He said that the soldiers of 36 RR manning the fence challenged them and the murderous Moslems opened fire leading to a brief exchange of fire.
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Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [112 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies


Bid to revive militancy in Rajouri; 4 AK rifles, 11 pistols seized
[Daily Excelsior] In a major success, police today recovered large quantity of arms and ammunition including four AK rifles and 11 pistols from a hideout of the snuffies in Chatyari forest area of Rajouri and foiled the bully boys’ plot to revive militancy in the border district of Rajouri.

Meanwhile,
...back at the barn, a little lightbulb figuratively appeared over Bossy's head...
an Army jawan was martyred and two others were maimed in an accidental blast during live training drill with live ammunition in Mendhar sector of Poonch district.

"On a forward post as a part of `Mission Readiness Training, the Army soldiers were carrying out training drill with live ammunition when an incident took place as a live grenade got actuated and resulted in grievous injuries to instructor and minor injuries to two others.

The Instructor later departed this vale of tears. He has been identified as Naik Shreeshailappa Balabatti, a resident of Bagalkot, Karnataka. He is survived by his wife Geetha.

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"Detailed investigation of the incident is underway so as to take corrective measures. The incident is unfortunate. However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
training with live ammunition is the risk soldiers take," a Defence front man said.

He added that injured soldiers are out of danger.

Meanwhile,
...back at the barn, a little lightbulb figuratively appeared over Bossy's head...
police said it was being verified whether the consignment recovered in Rajouri was old or latest one dumped by the snuffies for picking it up and use it at an opportune time. However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
it could be part of the bully boy plot to revive militancy in Doda, Ramban, Rajouri and Poonch districts after Kishtwar.

Recently, police had nabbed
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
two South Kashmire snuffies from Gool in Ramban district along with arms and ammunition while two others had managed to escape. The snuffies were part of the module which was planning to revive militancy in Ramban on the pattern of Kishtwar.

DIG Rajouri-Poonch range Vivek Gupta told the Excelsior that police today conducted search operation in Chatyari forest on the outskirts of Rajouri following specific inputs about an arms dump lying in a natural cave hideout.

During searches, police destroyed the hideout and recovered the consignment that included one AK-56 automatic assault rifle, three AK-47 automatic assault rifles, 11 pistols including two modified, eight magazines of AK rifle, 21 pistol magazines, two modified pistol magazines, 606 AK rounds and 36 pistol rounds.

Police said the hideout was located deep inside the forest area and the consignment of arms and ammunition had been hidden inside it after being wrapped in the bags.

After effecting recoveries, police parties launched massive search operations in Chatyari forests and surrounding areas. However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
no arrests were made from the spot.

Police was examining the weaponry to ascertain as to when it had been kept in the hideout by the bully boys. During past some time, no infiltration has been reported from the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri sector.

However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
it appeared that the snuffies had kept the consignment in the hideout to pick it up at a later date for subversive activities. Possibility of the snuffies planning to take consignment of arms and ammunition to Kashmire via Mughal road has also not been ruled out.
Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Christians of Mhardeh help Syrian Army in fight against jihadists
[ALMASDARNEWS] The National Defense Forces (NDF) released a new video this week of their Mhardeh division taking part in the defense of Kafr Naboudeh in the northwestern countryside of Hama.

Mhardeh, one of the largest Christian towns in Syria, has long been targeted by the jihadist and Ottoman Turkish-backed rebel groups (even former US-backed groups) in northern Hama; this prompted them to establish one of the most powerful NDF units in the country.

Along with nearby Sqaylabiyeh, Mhardeh is known for its reliance on their local population to defend their town. For this reason, the jihadist and Ottoman Turkish-backed rebels have often targeted the civil infrastructure of Mhardeh in order to punish the civilians there.
Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra

#1  Migrants from Mhardeh helped found many Arab-Christian communities in Paraguay and Argentina. They have been strong supporters of the Assad family for rather obvious reasons.
Posted by: Chereting Pelosi1889 || 05/23/2019 9:28 Comments || Top||


Jihadists make new push to capture 2nd strategic town in northwestern Hama
[ALMASDARNEWS] The jihadist rebels launched a new wave of attacks in northwestern Hama on Wednesday, targeting the strategic town of Qal’at al-Madiq near the al-Ghaab Plain.

Led by Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
, the jihadist rebels launched a heavy attack on the towns of Kurkat and Mustariyah in a bid to reach nearby Qal’at al-Madiq. Intense festivities are now ongoing at these two towns.

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and their Ottoman Turkish-backed rebel allies have already managed to recapture Kafr Naboudeh from the Syrian Arab Army on Wednesday. If they can retake Qal’at al-Madiq, they will have successfully retake the two most important towns in northwestern Hama.

At this time, the Syrian Army is still trying to recapture Kafr Naboudeh from HTS; however, they have only managed to retake a part of the town. HTS has entrenched themselves deep in the northern part of Kafr Naboudeh, which is now making it hard for the Syrian Army to break through their lines.
Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Russia says Syrian militants launched missile attack on Hmeimim air base
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by bully boyz in Syria’s Idlib province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said.

It said in a statement that 500 Nusra front bully boys, seven tanks, and about 30 pickups mounted with heavy machine guns had taken part in the attacks.

The ministry said that Syrian bully boyz based in Idlib had also launched a missile attack on Russia’s Hmeymim air base on Wednesday, but that their missiles were either shot down or did not reach their target.
Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [126 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra

#1  Did someone spell Heineken wrong?
Posted by: Omorong Black8889 || 05/23/2019 12:40 Comments || Top||


Syria insurgents recapture village from government forces
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Syrian opposition fighters said Wednesday they recaptured a village on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria that had been seized two weeks earlier by government forces in an offensive that wrecked a months-old cease-fire in the densely populated area.

The capture of Kfar Nabuda by government forces on May 8 was the most serious challenge to the cease-fire in Idlib province and surrounding areas negotiated by Russia and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
in September.

It was the first ground advance by government forces on the rebel stronghold, which is home to three million people, since the cease-fire averted an earlier offensive.

The area is among the last outside Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Before going into the family business Pencilneck was an eye doctor. If he'd stuck with it he'd have had a good practice by now...
’s control and the last area still held by anti-government rebels in the country’s eight-year civil war.

Naji al-Mustafa, a spokesperson for the opposition fighters, said they regained control of the village on Wednesday following an overnight counteroffensive.

He said they aim to regain control of all the areas seized by the government over the last two weeks.

The Britannia-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed government forces were repelled from Kfar Nabuda, adding there were festivities on the outskirts.

The rebel advance was met with intense government and Russian Arclight airstrikes on the enclave. The Observatory said at least 18 were killed since late Tuesday in strikes on four villages and towns, including 12 in an airstrike on a market in Maaret al-Numan.

Syrian first responders, the White Helmets, put the corpse count in the market airstrike at nine.

In Turkey’s capital, Ankara, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said talks with Russia to contain the violence were ongoing.

"We have told (the Russians) the (Syrian) regime must be controlled. The regime’s attacks must be stopped," Akar said. "They said they would work on it."

Russia had said the holy warriors are increasingly directing their missiles toward its military base in the coastal province of Latakia, explaining its participation in the strikes against the rebel stronghold, despite sponsoring the cease-fire.

Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Italian man set free after almost three years of captivity in Syria
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] An Italian man held hostage in Syria for almost three years has been sprung, the Italian prime minister’s office said in a statement on Wednesday.

The statement said Italian intelligence, police and the foreign ministry had worked together to secure the release of Alessandro Sandrini ‐ a 32-year-old from the northern city of Brescia.

Sandrini flew to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
in October 2016 for a holiday but soon disappeared. A year later, he called his family, telling them he had been seized off a street in Adana, southern Turkey.

His captors released two subsequent videos, including one posted on the Internet last July, showing him dressed in an orange jumpsuit, with two men standing behind him holding guns.

"They say they are fed up with me and that I will be killed if everything is not solved quickly," Sandrini said, asking Italia to reach a deal with his kidnappers.

Sandrini is the second Italian hostage in Syria to be released in the last two months. The first was businessman Sergio Zanotti, who was also from Brescia and was seized in April 2016.
Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [89 views] Top|| File under:


Air Raids Kill 12 Civilians in Syria's Idlib
[AAWSAT] Airstrikes by Damascus or its ally Moscow killed 12 civilians in a market in Syria's Idlib province, a monitor said Wednesday, as fierce fighting raged for the oppsition-held northwestern region.

Another 18 people were wounded when the warplanes hit the town of Maarat al-Numan around midnight (2100 GMT) on Tuesday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The market was crowded with people out and about after breaking the daytime fast observed by Muslims during the holy month of Ramadan.

The strikes came as heavy clashes raged in the north of neighboring Hama province after the opposition launched a counterattack on Tuesday against pro-government forces in the town of Kafr Nabuda.

Fresh fighting on Wednesday took the death toll to 52 -- 29 troops and militia and 23 extremists, the Observatory said.

Naji al-Mustafa, a spokesman for armed factions, says the fighters regained control of Kfar Nabuda on Wednesday in an overnight counteroffensive, driving regime forces from areas they captured earlier this month.

Regime forces had seized Kfar Nabuda on May 8, cutting into rebel-held territory.

Posted by: Fred || 05/23/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra



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