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|US launches airstrikes on Taliban training camps|
|[LWJ] The US military launched a series of airstrikes on Taliban training camps located in Afghanistan’s remote northeastern province of Badakhshan, which borders Tajikistan. The camps were used by the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other terrorist groups.|
“Over the past 96 hours, US forces conducted air operations to strike Taliban training facilities in Badakhshan province, preventing the planning and rehearsal of terrorist acts near the border with China and Tajikistan by such organizations as the East Turkistan Islamic Movement and others,” Resolute Support announced in a press release.
According to Resolute Support, the airstrikes also “destroyed stolen Afghan National Army vehicles that were in the process of being converted to vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices.”
Badakhshan, once a peaceful province, has become a Taliban hotbed since the US withdrew the bulk of its forces after the troop surge ended in 2012. Of Badakhshan’s 28 districts, LWJ assesses three to be Taliban controlled and another nine to be contested.
ETIM’s emir has served on al Qaeda’s shura, and it has operated a training camp that was sponsored by Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda. After the Taliban lost control of Afghanistan in 2001, the ETIM established training camps in Pakistan.
ETIM fighters have fought alongside the Taliban and other jihadist groups against Coalition and Afghan forces since the US first invaded Afghanistan in 2001.
The US has previously targeted ETIM leaders inside Pakistan in its drone campaign. In Aug. 2010, the US thought it killed Abdul Haq al Turkistani, the emir of the ETIM, in a drone strike in North Waziristan, Pakistan. Turkistani later re-emerged in a video in 2015, and said he was severely wounded in the 2010 drone strike. Abdul Haq issued another in 2016 that took al Qaeda’s side in its dispute with the Islamic State.
The US was also thought to have killed Emeti Yakuf (a.k.a. Abdul Shakoor Turkistani), in a drone strike in Pakistan in Aug. 2012. Yakuf took control of the ETIM as Turkistani was recovering from his injuries, and also took control of al Qaeda’s network in Pakistan’s tribal areas in 2010.
Dissatisfied Syrian Refugees Had ‘Unrealistically High’ Expectations of NHS, House Sizes in Britain
[Breitbart] Syrian refugees who were resettled in Britain last year are dissatisfied with the NHS, and unhappy about being placed outside of cities, according to a UN report.
‘Different Cultural Norms’ – Pakistani Doctor Assaulted Student Nurse He Saw as ‘Sexually Available’
[Breitbart] Married Pakistani doctor Imran Rauf Qureshi, 44, faces being struck off after sexually assaulting a student nurse he saw as “sexually available”, blaming different “culture norms” for his behaviour.
Young And Menace: Half of Anti-Terror Referrals are Teenagers and Children
[Breitbart] Teenagers and children accounted for half of those referred to the government’s counter-terror initiative over a 12 month period, new data reveals.
Number of ‘Islamist Extremist’ Books Confiscated in UK Prisons Doubles
[Breitbart] A rising number of prisoners caught with extremist Islamist texts in UK jails is fuelling fears the prison system is becoming a hotbed of radicalisation.
Lawyers at the High Court in London argued that Thierno lbrahima Jollah - who was jailed for assault, child cruelty and threatening court witnesses - was entitled to £35,000.
French people smuggler, 28, tried to foil UK sniffer dogs by spreading CHILLI POWDER around his rented campervan then tried to sneak an Iraqi family in to Britain
Skelly Monpierre, 28, who was driving the vehicle, was stopped at Harwich International Port in Essex as he disembarked a ferry from the Hook of Holland. He was jailed for three years by Chelmsford Crown Court.
Child migrants to have priority in the NHS: High Court judge rules young who arrive unaccompanied must be put at the head of the queue
Young children who arrive in Britain as unaccompanied asylum seekers should get first place in the queue for schools and healthcare, a High Court judge has declared.
'I hope you get deported': Judge slams illegal Kuwaiti immigrant who claimed to be 'Saddam Hussein' and savagely raped a stranger after watching 'outdoor' porn on his phone as he jails him for 12 years
Abdel-Aziz Al-Shamary, who originally came into the country illegally, punched his victim in the nose and then raped her on a grassy bank by the River Skerne after she left a pub in Darlington.
Police find 15 illegal immigrants stowed away in the back of a lorry at a service station on the M2 in Kent
Police have found 15 illegal immigrants stowed away in the back of a lorry at a service station in Kent (pictured). Border Force have handed the group into the care of the immigration officials.
The stowaway migrants who picked the wrong coach! Group hide in bus taking former detectives back to Britain from France... then clamber out to find they are in a police sports club in Hertfordshire
A pair of Sudanese migrants realised they'd chosen the wrong coach to hide in on a trip from Calais to Dover when they found it was filled with 22 former Met Police detectives.
Around 100 migrants still reach Britain from Calais every week despite official claims the scandal ended when the Jungle was closed last year
A French charity claims around 100 migrants are still reaching the UK each week from France despite the closure of the Calais 'Jungle' camp which aimed to stop the border crossing crisis.
Syrian refugee, 20, who came to UK in back of a lorry has emotional reunion with his family after being told he won't be thrown out of the country
Mohammed Mirzo, 20, enjoyed an emotional reunion with his family in Cardiff after being freed from an immigration Centre in Oxfordshire where he faced deportation from the UK.
Anthony Small, 36, also known as Abdul Haqq, and partner Maryam Malik, 25, illegally sublet two south London housing association properties for up to £900 a month. Small belongs to banned terror group Al Muhajiroun and is a close associate of hate preacher Anjem Choudary.
Judge spares mother-of-five from jail after she encouraged UK terror attacks on pro-ISIS Facebook group as he tells her: 'The sooner you get back to your children the better'
Farhana Ahmed, 40, from north-west London, who encouraged terror attacks on the UK on a pro-ISIS Facebook group has been spared jail at the Old Bailey.
'ISIS bomb-maker' shared graphic videos of child jihadis executing prisoners with pharmacist girlfriend he met on SingleMuslim.com - and she asked him to 'send some more', court is told
Factory worker Munir Mohammed, from Derby, and pharmacy graduate Rowaida el-Hassan, 33, are accused of plotting to carry out a terror attack with a homemade bomb.
About 50 British schoolgirls are taken into care because their parents have joined ISIS or were stopped on their way to Syria
Dozens of British schoolgirls have been taken into care after their parents joined ISIS, the national lead for counterterrorism policing has revealed. Mark Rowley, who is also the Metropolitan Police's assistant commissioner said around 50 children - mostly girls - were made wards of court of were taken into care amid fears they could be radicalised given their parents' beliefs.
|Parties call strike over scholar’s kidnapping|
|[DAWN] QUETTA: Political and religious parties of on Saturday condemned the kidnapping of Jamaat Ahle Hadees provincial chief Maulana Ali Muhammad Turab and said they would observe a strike in the city on Sept 12.|
Speaking at a joint , Senator Hafiz Hamdullah of -Fazl, Maulana Abdul Haq of and Maulana Abdul Qadir Luni of Jamaat Ulema-e-Islam-Nazaryati as well as many other leaders demanded taking all possible steps for early recovery of the leader.
They warned that political and religious parties and members of the civil society would mount a massive protest if the authorities failed to meet their demand.
They said a strike would be observed in the on Sept 12, adding that future line of action would be devised in view of the government’s response.
Most of the leaders were of the view that the provincial government had failed to maintain law and order in Balochistan as the religious scholar was kidnapped in broad daylight along with his son and two others.
Traffickers have drawn some of the children brought to Britain from the Calais Jungle into prostitution or slavery, it has been claimed. Council leaders have reported that some have disappeared.
ISIS supporter on BBC show 'has important voice' insists TV boss: Production chief defends decision to include him despite his 'incredibly offensive' comments
Convicted fraudster and ex-boxing champion Anthony Small, now known as Abdul Haqq after converting to Islam, will be taking part in Muslims Like Us, on BBC Two. He was once a member of Anjem Choudary's inner circle and previously expressed support for Islamic State but was cleared last year of plotting to join the terror group. He will be placed in a house with nine other British Muslims who will confront their conflicting beliefs.
Mug a drunk and send us the cash! 'Supermarket Jihadi' uses warped Christmas message to encourage ISIS supporters to steal money from festive revellers
In a warped Christmas appeal, former Morrisons security guard Omar Hussain, originally from High Wycombe, Bucks., urged militants to steal money and mobile phones to fund global terrorism
Revealed: Government officials miss out on £120million as two thirds of fines issued to firms for hiring illegal immigrants go UNPAID
The new statistics – which were published in Parliament – sparked outrage tonight. Critics said if fines weren’t collected they wouldn’t act as a deterrent to firms hiring illegal migrants.
|3 key Taliban commanders arrested in North of Afghanistan: MoI|
|[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Three key commanders of the Taliban group have been during an operation in northern Samangan province of Afghanistan.|
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Saturday "Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army and NDS launched a joint clearance operation to clear Dara-e-Sof district from the armed Taliban."
According to a statement by MoI "As a result of this joint operation, three armed Taliban key commanders were arrested named Khairullah, Abdul Haq and Bakhtiyar."
The statement further added that the commanders were involved in many terrorist activities in this district and other areas of Samangan province.
MoI said the arrest of the s will have a positive impact over the security situation in Dara-e-Sof district.
"After eliminating this group the security situation in this district is expected to improve," MoI added
|Report: Congress 'Misled' About Taliban Five to 'Settle a Campaign Promise'|
|[PJ Media] As the House Armed Services Committee released a lengthy report on President Obama's swap of five Taliban detainees for Bowe Bergdahl, one former Guantanamo detainee took a bow this week as a new spokesman for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.|
The House report covers the transfer of Taliban communications chief Mohammad Nabi Omari, deputy minister of intelligence Abdul Haq Wasiq, interior minister Khairulla Said Wali Khairkhwa, deputy minister of defense Mohammad Fazl, and senior military commander Mullah Norullah Noori in May 2014 to Qatar.
Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-Texas) noted that since that moment, the committee has been conducting an investigation into the actions of then-Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and senior Pentagon officials.
|Taliban rejects Qatar's extension of travel ban for ex-Guantanamo detainees|
|[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Talibs group in Afghanistan rejected that the authorities in have extended travel ban for the group's s who were freed from Guantanamo last year.|
A statement by the Taliban group said the released Taliban leaders "will live freely anywhere the Islamic Emirate deems necessary in accordance with the agreement."
"Reports circulated by the media about extension of conditions are untrue while the Islamic Emirate considers all further action by America concerning the stipulations as a violation of the principles of the agreement and international law," the statement added.
This comes as a US official said earlier this week that the authorities in Qatar have agreed to temporarily extend travel bans on five senior Taliban leaders released last year from the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
The official further added that the ban would remain in place until diplomatic talks for a longer-term solution are completed.
The five senior Taliban leaders -- Khairullah Syed Wali Khairkhwa, Mullah Mohamad Fazl, Mullah Norullah Noori, Abdul Haq Wasiq and Mohammad Nabi Omari, who were in exchange for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
|Hizbullah, Syrian Army Seize Control of Strategic Tallet Moussa Hill|
|[AnNahar] and the Syrian army seized control Wednesday of the strategic Tallet Moussa hill in Syria's Qalamoun, as they pressed on with a major offensive against groups in the border region.|
"The Syrian army and the fighters of the resistance (Hizbullah) have taken the strategic Tallet Moussa hill in Qalamoun," Hizbullah's al-Manar television reported.
The peak provides a line of sight over the border area.
Al-Manar said the allies have also made "major advances in their pursuit of groups in the mountains of Qalamoun, east of the Lebanese border."
Syrian forces and Hizbullah fighters are now in control of "more than 50 percent of the outskirts of Ras al-Maara," al-Manar added.
It said the advancing forces continued their onslaught Wednesday on the heights of the strategic Mount al-Barouh, where "tents belonging to the were torched and two military vehicles were destroyed, which left several of them dead or ."
Syrian state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
said "army forces in cooperation with the Lebanese resistance (Hizbullah) pursued the remnants of terrorist forces in the Tallet Moussa area."
Hizbullah and the Syrian army also seized control of "strategic" Southern Aqabat al-Faskh hill west of Ras al-Maara, the Tallet al-Harf and Dahr al-Hawa hills, and "the entire al-Khashaat heights which lie in Lebanese territory on the border with Syria," al-Manar said.
It noted that the al-Khashaat area lies east of the outskirts of the Lebanese town of Nahle and "overlooks several border crossings and a large chunk of Arsal's outskirts."
Sky News television meanwhile said five Hizbullah fighters were killed in Wednesday's in Qalamoun.
According to LBCI TV, Hizbullah is now in control of "40 square kilometers of Lebanese territory east of Nahle's outskirts, from Aqabet al-Bayda in the south to Qornet Abdul Haq in the north."
Last week, Hizbullah and Syrian forces controlled the strategic heights of Assal al-Ward in Qalamoun.
Some 3,000 Islamist-led are in the Qalamoun region, a Hizbullah commander recently said. He said Hizbullah and Syrian troops surround the Qalamoun from the north, the east and the south, as well as part of the west, squeezing the who remain there.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday that 18 Hizbullah fighters, 31 pro-regime troops and 36 rebels had died since battles restarted in Qalamun on May 4.
In April 2014, regime and Hizbullah fighters took control of most of Qalamun, but hundreds of rebel fighters remain entrenched in the mountainous region.
Jihadists have also launched attacks inside from bases in the area, and Hizbullah chief said last week that the situation there required "radical treatment."
Hizbullah cites fear of sweeping through Shiite and Christian villages in 's Bekaa as one of the main reasons for its involvement in Syria.
The group's critics, however, argue that the group's intervention has acted as a magnet for the groups that have launched deadly s inside .
|Syrian Army, Resistance Fighters Capture New Key Posts in Al-Qalamoun|
|[ALMANAR.LB] Syrian army and resistance fighters seized three hilltops Tuesday from terrorist in Al-Qalamoun, the latest of a series of gains.|
Mashrou' Haql Zeaiter hilltop and Jour Beit Abdul Haq are located west of the outskirts of the Syrian village of Ras al-Maara and east of the outskirts of the Lebanese town of Nahleh. These are the most recent hilltops to be captured adding to Abdul Haq hilltop which was captured earlier.
These gains in Al-Qalamoun region will prevent from launching attacks at the Bekaa Valley.
Militants who withdrew from hills and villages in Qalamoun are now positioned in Talit Moussa, the highest hilltop in the Qalamoun mountains. They also receded towards the outskirts of the Lebanese border town of Arsal and parts of the outskirts of Flita.
This victory adds to previous ones made by the Syrian army and resistance fighters, driving from about a dozen outposts and several towns, including Assal al-Ward and Al-Jibbeh. It also comes as were battling each other in western Qalamoun.
|Musharraf summoned over cleric's mosque siege death|
|[ARABNEWS] A Pak court on Saturday said former military ruler must appear at a hearing in December over a 's death during a bloody mosque siege, rejecting his fears over security.|
Musharraf faces a string of court cases dating back to his 1999-2008 rule, including over the death of radical Abdul Rashid Ghazi, one of more than 100 people killed after Pak troops stormed the Red Mosque in Islamabad on July 10, 2007.
The mosque was the scene of a week-long military siege against that unleashed a wave of Islamist attacks across Pakistain.
Musharraf's legal team has fought to avoid a court appearance over the case being pursued by Ghazi's family, citing ill health -- he has been receiving treatment for heart problems -- and security fears.
The former president narrowly escaped an apparent attempt in Islamabad in April as a went off shortly before his convoy was due to pass.
"The court has rejected the exemption plea of General Pervez Musharraf in the case regarding killing of Abdul Rashid Ghazi and ordered him to appear on the next hearing of December 6," Abdul Haq Malik, the lawyer representing the 's son Haron-ur-Rashid Ghazi, told AFP.
Musharraf's lawyer said the former leader had not been satisfied with the security arrangements for the hearing, adding that the court has now ordered police to provide details for the ex-army chief's appearance in the court.
"We had requested the court to exempt General Musharraf for appearance in the court on medical grounds and security fears, because Islamabad's police have not responded to our request about security arrangements," said Musharraf's lawyer Akhtar Shah.
|Last crown prince of Swat dies at 86|
|[DAWN] Veteran politician and the last crown prince of the princely state of Swat, Miangul Aurangzeb passed away in Islamabad on Sunday. He was 86.|
He was laid to rest in his ancestral graveyard in Saidu Sharif, Swat.
His funeral prayers were attended by of different parties including Adviser to Prime Minister Eng Ameer Muqam, members of provincial assembly, bureaucrats, local people and family members.
Miangul Aurangzeb, who served as governor of NWFP (now ) in 1999 and governor of from 1997 to 1999, was born on May 28, 1928 in Saidu Sharif. His father Miangul Abdul Haq Jahanzeb was the last ruler (Wali) of the princely state.Miangul Aurangzeb joined army in 1948 and served as aide-de-camp (ADC) to the then president Ayub Khan.
He quit army after marrying the daughter of Ayub Khan in 1955 and joined politics.
Miangul Aurangzeb represented the princely state of Swat in the West Pakistain Assembly from 1956 to 1958. During the martial law of Ayub Khan, he was nominated to National Assembly in 1962.
He represented the princely state in National Assembly for another term when he was nominated again as member of the assembly in 1965. He was declared crown prince in 1966.
After the merger of Swat state into Pakistain in 1969, Miangul Aurangzeb continued his political activities and became Member of National Assembly from Swat in 1970 general elections. He had contested the election on League's ticket and defeated the candidate of National Awami Party.
|Two brothers killed in 'sectarian attack'|
|[DAWN] KARACHI: Two young brothers were in a suspected sectarian attack in Nazimabad on Monday evening, Gulbahar police said.|
They added that Mohammed Bashir, 35, and Mohammed Nazir, 28, were riding a when armed motorcyclists attacked them close to the 'Matric Board Office' near a fuel station. The brothers were taken to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, where doctors pronounced Bashir as dead on arrival while Nazir died soon after arrival, said additional police surgeon Dr Abdul Haq.
The murder of the brothers appeared to be an outcome of sectarianism, said Gulbahar DSP Aijazuddin.
Bashir was a teacher at the Iranian Cultural Centre, where his brother was an employee, said a spokesperson for the Majlis-e- Wahdat-e- een.
Condemning the ' ' of the brothers, the MWM official said the bodies were being sent to their native place in Gilgit after funeral prayers here.
The city police chief 'suspended/reverted' the Gulbahar SHO for his failure to curb 'sectarian killings' in the area, said a police spokesperson.