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ISIS chief from Brooklyn who groomed terrorists and made prisoners dig their graves before shooting them faces life
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Afghanistan
9 Killed, 15 Wounded in Blasts in Mazar-e-Sharif
[ToloNews] At least nine people were killed and 15 others were maimed in three separate blasts in Mazar-e-Sharif, the capital city of Balkh province, a local official said.

Mohammad Asif Waziri, a front man for the provincial department of security, said that first blast took place in PD 5 and two back-to-back blasts occurred in PD 10 of Mazar-e-Sharif.

The blasts targeted public transportation.

No one has grabbed credit for the attacks yet.

This comes as a blast occurred near a mosque in Charai Traffic area of Kabul city on Wednesday evening.
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Blast Near Mosque in Kabul Caused Fatalities: Intl Hospital
[ToloNews] A blast took place near a mosque in PD 4 of capital Kabul on Wednesday evening, security officials confirmed.
Islam's Natural State™. Not our problem
The department of Kabul security put the number of casualties at two maimed, but Emergency Hospital tweeted they have received 22 victims from the mosque blast, 5 of whom were dead on arrival.

"We were around here, when a sound happened, I lost consciousness," said Mohammad Omar, a resident of Kabul.

The witnesses said the earth-shattering kaboom happened after the worshipers finished prayers at Hazara
...a grouping of Dari-speaking people of Sino-Tibetan descent inhabiting Afghanistan and Pakistain. They are predominantly Shia Moslems and not particularly warlike, which makes them favored targets...
t Zarkaria mosque in Charai Traffic area of PD 4.
Hazara? That’ll be an ISIS-K initiative, then.
"We hadn’t finished the prayer when a loud sound was heard. I received a call to ask if I was ok. When we went to the mosque, we saw dead bodies lying on the ground and the maimed also," said Mohammad Luqman, a witness.

"It was night, we were just done with the prayer when the blast happened. The people went to the mosque, the people on the two front lines suffered casualties," said Mohammad Zahir, a resident of Kabul.

This comes as three back-to-back blasts hit several parts of Mazar-e-Sharif also on Wednesday.

The cause of the blast has yet to be clarified and it has not been claimed by anyone.
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Africa North
Libyan Navy Retrieves 4 Bodies Of Illegal Migrants, Rescues 13
Posted by: badanov || 05/26/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [45 views] Top|| File under: Migrants/Illegal Immigrants


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Native of Dagestan convicted in terrorism case
Direct Translation via Google Translate. Edited.
[KavkazUzel] A court in Rostov-on-Don sentenced Elnar Amirbekov, a resident of Dagestan, to 17 years in prison in the case of preparing an attack on a traffic police post.

The Southern District Military Court delivered a verdict in the case of Elnar Amirbekov, a resident of Dagestan. According to the investigation and the court, Amirbekov, together with "other persons", created an illegal armed formation "to carry out terrorist activities" in March 2019. They were trained in the handling of explosive devices and explosives, including using the Internet, and methods of conducting an armed struggle for the spread of Islam, and also decided to make an improvised explosive device. Members of the group were preparing an attack on a traffic police post in Dagestan, the press service of the Southern District Military Court reported today. 

In addition, the court found that the convict and his accomplices set fire to the car of another citizen of the region, and also prepared an attempt on the life of a resident of Dagestan, which was prevented by the detention of Amirbekov on June 10, 2019, according to a message on the Telegram channel of the court. 

The court found Amirbekov guilty of facilitating terrorist activities, organizing a terrorist community and an illegal armed group, training terrorist activities, preparing an attempt on the life of a law enforcement officer, preparing to murder, illegal trafficking in weapons and explosives, he was sentenced to 17 years in prison in a strict regime correctional colony, with the first 5 years in prison, with a fine of 400,000 rubles. 

No comments were received from Amirbekov or his official representatives regarding the court verdict.
Posted by: badanov || 05/26/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [30 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems


Home Front: WoT
Suspected terrorist gets past US border security, arrested in Florida two weeks later
[JustTheNews] FBI matched migrant to terror watch list two weeks after he arrived at Southwest border

Federal officials allowed a suspect terrorist into the U.S. when he reportedly came last month to the country's southwest border as a migrant.

The suspected terrorist, identified as Isnardo Garcia-Amado, 35, was released into the U.S. by Border Patrol agents April 18 near Yuma, Arizona. He was then arrested two weeks later after the FBI matched him to the terror watch list., according to Fox News.

Garcia-Amado, a Colombian citizen, was given a GPS monitoring device as an alternative to detention, based on a memo Fox says it obtained from a federal source. Giving such a device is standard alternative given to some migrant as an alternative to wait in detention for an immigration hearing.

He was flagged by the FBI's Terrorist Screening Center on April 21.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement didn't receive authorization to arrest Garcia-Amado until May 4. He was arrested May 6 in Pinellas County, Florida and transferred three days later to ICE custody on May 9, the memo also reportedly states.

A Department of Homeland Security spokesperson told Fox News that after receiving additional information about Garcia-Amado, the man was "promptly detained."
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#1  was given a GPS monitoring device

An Obama phone?
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India-Pakistan
Yasin Malik sentenced to life imprisonment in terror funding case
[OneIndia] A Delhi Court on Wednesday sentenced Kashmiri separatist leader Yasin Malik
...chairman of one of the two factions of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front. JKLF is a Kashmiri nationalist organization founded in Birmingham, UK in 1977. Branches weren't actually established in Kashmir for another ten years. It has the usual demands for separation of J&K from secular India so it can become an independent Islamic rathole. It seems to have no interest in Pak Kashmir breaking away to join it. In 1994 Malik renounced violence after he was released from jail and from that point he and his organization pursued peaceful means to impose their will on the region...
to Life Imprisonment after he was convicted in connection with Jammu & Kashmir
...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there....
terror funding case. Malik had pleaded guilty in the case and did not contest to the charges against him.
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Iraq
PMF kills a terrorist in Nineveh
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Over 2,600 suspects nabbed after sneaking in from West Bank this month — police
[IsraelTimes] Israel’s Border Police force says officers have caught over 2,600 undocumented Paleostinians in Israel, and over 400 other people helping smuggle them over the porous West Bank security barrier this month.

A spokesperson says in a statement that over 100,000 stops were made of "suspects" over the last three or so weeks, netting 2,612 individuals allegedly in the country illegally, and another 456 people who allegedly drove, housed or employed the undocumented individuals, most of whom were likely construction workers.

It does not say if the individuals have been arrested or charged.

Israel has been focused on stemming the influx of Paleostinians who sneak across the fence for work following a series of attacks by bully boyz who used the same same holes in the barrier used by the laborers, according to the Israeli military.

The spokesperson says five more suspects were arrested Tuesday evening, after officers noticed four individuals hiding in the bushes and waiting for a ride near Oranit, a West Bank settlement that sits on the Israeli side of the security barrier.

After the four got in a car with Israeli plates, police set up a flying checkpoint, which the driver crashed into while trying to make a quick turnaround.

The statement says an officer was lightly injured in the leg. It does not say how the injury occurred.
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#1  Sounds like south Texas.
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Palestinians say teen shot and killed by IDF during Jewish West Bank pilgrimage
[IsraelTimes] Clashes reported as IDF accompanies worshipers on monthly visit to Joseph’s Tomb near Nablus; PA says 15 Paleostinians hurt by live fire.

Paleostinian officials said a 16-year-old Paleostinian died early Wednesday after being maimed during festivities with the Israel Defense Forces near a Jewish shrine in the West Bank.

The Paleostinian health ministry said Ghaith Yamin was maimed by a gunshot to the head and died at a hospital.

Wafa, the official Paleostinian Authority news agency, reported that the festivities erupted when Jewish worshipers, escorted by the military, arrived at Joseph’s Tomb on the outskirts of Nablus to pray.

At least 15 Paleostinians were maimed by live fire, according to Wafa, during the festivities near Joseph’s Tomb, a frequent flashpoint site. Some Jews believe biblical Joseph is buried at the site, while Paleostinians say it’s the tomb of a sheikh.

According to the military, hundreds of Paleostinians threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at Israeli forces, who fired at a suspect who hurling a Molotov cocktail.

"A hit was identified," an IDF statement said.

The IDF also reported troops on the ground heard gunfire, and videos posted to social media appeared to show heavy gunfire near the tomb.

Jewish pilgrims are usually only allowed to visit the tomb once a month under heavy security. During these visits, Paleostinians routinely throw rocks at the troops, and frequently attack them with Molotov cocktails and gunfire.

Last month the shrine underwent a major renovation under heavy guard after Paleostinians twice broke into the site and vandalized it.

Some 100 Paleostinians had broken into the site, rioted, set it ablaze and smashed objects inside before they were dispersed by Paleostinian security forces and the IDF, the military said at the time. A day later, Paleostinians entered the site again, causing more damage.

The area has also seen recent festivities between Paleostinian button men and IDF soldiers, who have been entering the nearby Balata refugee camp amid counterterror operations in the wake of a number of deadly terror attacks.

Israeli security forces have stepped up their operations in the West Bank following a deadly wave of terror attacks inside Israel that have left 19 people dead since March 22. The raids have concentrated on the increasingly unstable Jenin area, from where several of the attackers hailed, and the military said Wednesday morning that six suspects were arrested overnight across the West Bank.

At least 30 Paleostinians were killed over the same period, according to the Paleostinian Authority Health Ministry. Some were shot by Israeli soldiers while committing terror attacks, while others were engaged in violent mostly peaceful shootouts with soldiers, and still others — such as Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh — were civilians.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Infighting Erupts Between Two SNA Factions In Sere Kaniye
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Asayish Arrested Two ISIS Members In Hasakah
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Two Members Of Russian-Backed 5th Corps Killed In Daraa
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One Member Of Pro-Iranian Militias Killed, Three Wounded In Deir Ez-Zor
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Turkish Shelling On Northern Aleppo Countryside Causes Material Damage
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Turkish Forces Bomb Two Villages In Hasakah Northern Countryside In NE Syria
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  ISIS chief from Brooklyn who groomed terrorists and made prisoners dig their graves before shooting them faces life
Wed 2022-05-25
  Uvalde, Texas school shooting: 18 students, one adult killed, suspected shooter dead
Tue 2022-05-24
  Lithuania will withdraw ambassador from Russia
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  IRGC Quds Force officer Hassan Sayad Khodayari assassinated today
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  4 PRC Generals executed over last weeks audio about war mobilization
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  Russia will create 12 new military units near the western borders
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  Russia Withdraws Forces From Posts In Syria's Lattakia And Homs
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  Arrested Kidnappers Confessed To Raping New Bride Multiple Times
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  Terrorists Abduct 30 Passengers Along Abuja-Kaduna Highway, Shoot Others
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  Reversing Trump, Biden acts to deploy US troops to Somalia
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  Battle rages for the region of Donbas
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  Ten die in Buffalo, NY supermarket shooting
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  Cairo sentences 25 to 15 years in prison, acquits 12 in Rabaa dispersal case
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  Violent protests all over Iran sparked by massive price increases.
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