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Afghanistan
47 People Rescued From Taliban Prisons In Baghlan, Kunduz
[ToloNews] Forty-seven prisoners were released from Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
prisoners in Afghan forces operations in northern Baghlan and Kunduz provinces.

In the operation in Baghlan, 34 people were rescued from a Taliban prison. The operation was carried out by the police on Monday night, the provincial police said in a statement on Tuesday.

Seven army soldiers, seven coppers, three NDS personnel and 17 civilians were among those freed, Baghlan police said in a statement.

In a separate operation by Afghan Army’s Special Unit in northern Kunduz province, 13 people were rescued, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement on Tuesday.

This comes as the Afghan government released 38 Taliban prisoners 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...
and another 170 inmates of the group in Kabul on Monday.

The Taliban prisoners were released on the order of President Ghani as he announced earlier this month that up to 900 Taliban prisoners were released as part of a goodwill gesture for peace.

The move, however, has faced criticism by analysts who say it is a unilateral decision.
Khaama Press adds:
The Afghan Special Forces stormed a Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
prison in Kunduz province and rescued 13 prisoners.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Special Forces stormed the Taliban prison in Aaqtash district.

The statement further added that the Special Forces conducted the operation late on Monday night.

The anti-government armed turbans including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation.

This comes as the Special Forces have conducted similar operations in other provinces during the recent weeks and have freed dozens of hostages from Taliban prisons.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/12/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [92 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Prominent Taliban commander among 16 killed in Sar-e-Pul province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces killed 16 Talibs including one of their commanders in Sar-e-Pul
...a city and eponymous province in northern Afghanistan, population about 500,000. Demographically it is majority Tadjik and Uzbek. There are small Pashtun, Arab, and 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...
communities, of which the Hazaras mostly don't bother anyone...

province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said a clash broke out between security forces and Talibs in the picturesque provincial capital of Sar-e-Pul on Monday.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 16 Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
including their key commander Badar during the clash.

The security forces also maimed 17 Talibs including their commander Mullah Mashood.

The anti-government armed Lions of Islam including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Sar-e-Pul province has tanked during the recent years.

Talibs are active in districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.
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37 Taliban militants killed, wounded in deadly U.S. airstrikes in Paktiya
[KhaamaPress] The U.S. forces carried out Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s against Talibs in Paktiya province killing or wounding at least 37 murderous Moslems.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the airstrikes were carried out i Wech Gharak area of Ahmadabad district.

The statement further added that preliminary reports indicate 37 Talibs were killed or maimed.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the airstrikes also destroyed a weapons and munitions depot of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group.

The Talibs have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/12/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [100 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


16 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Afghan-coalition forces operations in Farah
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan and coalition forces conducted joint operations against Talibs in Farah province.

The provincial police headquarters of Farah in a statement said Tuesday that the security forces conducted the operation in the outskirts of the capital of Farah.

The statement further added that the security forces killed 12 Talibs and maimed 4 others.

A coalition Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
also destroyed a vehicle packed with explosives, weapons and munitions, the statement added.

The anti-government armed gunnies including Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
have not commented regarding the operation.

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Farah province has tanked during the recent years.

Talibs are active in districts of the province where they often conduct terrorist related activities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/12/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Enemy’s strategic site captured in North of Afghanistan: 209th Shaheen Corps
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces have captured one of the strategic sites of Talibs in Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Special Forces conducted an operation in Khawaja Namosi Bazar of Pashtun Kot district late on Monday night.

The statement further added that Special Forces conducted the operation at around 11:30pm on Monday night.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, Khwaja Namosi Bazar is considered was considered as a strategic site of the enemy.

Talibs had established multiple compounds, check posts and shops and were involved in narcotics deals to financially support their insurgency.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the security forces and local residents did not suffer casualties during the operation.

The anti-government armed gunnies including Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/12/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban’s shadow district chief among dozens killed in Zabul clash
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan cops killed Mawlavi Abdul Bari, the shadow district chief of Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
for Daichupan district of Zabul.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the security forces also killed 44 other bandidos Lions of Islam including two of their senior commanders during the operation.

The statement further added that the bandidos Lions of Islam were killed after attacking Daichupan district.

The security forces also killed the chief of operations of the group Farid and commander Malook during the clash.

The Ministry of Interior also added that the security forces maimed another 20 bandidos Lions of Islam during the clash.
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Taliban-Daesh Clashes Displace Over 13,000 Families In Nangarhar
[ToloNews] Up to 13,300 families have been displaced due to heavy festivities between the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
and ISIS turbans in two main districts of 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..
over the past 45 days, provincial officials confirmed on Tuesday.

The festivities have occurred in Khogyani and Shinwari districts in Nangarhar, local officials said.

The displaced families are living in Sheikh Mesri township in Sorkhrod district in the province.

"At least 13,00 families have been displaced due to festivities in Shirzad and Khogyani districts in the past one and a half months and have been settled on the outskirts of Jalalabad city," said Najibullah Qayumi, head of the provincial Directorate of Refugees and Repatriation.

Members of a number of displaced families said they are living in a bad condition.

Etabar Khan, member of a displaced family, said they left their home a month ago after festivities erupted between Taliban and ISIS turbans.

"We left everything there (in Khogyani district) and we are in a bad situation right now," said Khan.

The displaced families called on relevant organizations to provide them assistance.

"We left our home due to festivities and now three families are living in one room," said Mazhar, a resident of Khogyani who has been displaced.

"ISIS said they will kill us if we don’t leave our houses. Most of the ISIS fighters were from Pakistain and Wazoo and from Kandahar," said Nasib, a Nangarhar resident.
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#1  i have a hard time believing this story
Posted by: chris || 06/12/2019 9:54 Comments || Top||

#2  13,30 families were displaced from their mud huts to other mud huts. Maybe they should rethink their whole Allahu akbar kaboom lifestyle. You know like how Kabul was during the sixties.

Posted by: jpal || 06/12/2019 11:13 Comments || Top||


Questions Raised As High Profile Taliban Member Goes Missing in Faryab
[ToloNews] Skepticisms rose after an ex-Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
designated governor Qari Salahuddin beat feet from a jail run by members of the Afghan intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
, in Faryab province.

Based on reports, Salahuddin who spent four years in NDS detention has rejoined the Taliban on the battlefield.

Following the dramatic escape of Salahuddin, over 80 members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) were also released from a Taliban jail in Qaisar district of Faryab, a development which has fueled rumors that release of ANA forces and civilians from the Taliban custody might be related to the release of the Taliban member.

"People have doubt that Qari Salahuddin was released as a result of a political deal and named it escaping. People know that Qari Salahuddin returned to Faryab and is engaged in his destructive activities," said former Faryab governor Rahmatullah

"He [Salahuddin] was an influential guy in the area. He has power and influence. Of course, he will join the Taliban and will continue fighting the government," said political analyst Hassan Haqyar.

More than 200 Taliban prisoners have been released by government since Monday, June 10.

President Ghani ordered the release of almost 900 Taliban prisoners last week and said he made the decision on the demand of 3,200 delegates of the grand council for peace held late in April.

Meanwhile,
...back at the cheese factory, all the pieces finally fell together in Fluffy's mind...
almost 400 people have been rescued from Taliban prisons in different parts of the country over the past two weeks.

"There is possibility that similar deal was made in exchange for the release of these prisoners so that the Taliban will provide the ground for voters in favor of Mr. Ghani on the election day and to pave the way for filling ballot boxes, an experience we had in the past and it looks likely now as well," said Nazari Paryani, a journalist.

"So far, nine operations were carried out on detention centers of armed opponents and enemies of this country. Nearly 400 people were rescued," said Zubair Arif, a front man for Ministry of Defense.

The Taliban has welcomed the move but has not commented on the release of civilians and members of the Afghan forces from their prisons.
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550 kgs of explosives discovered from a vegetables truck in Nuristan province
[KhaamaPress] The police forces seized 550 kilograms of explosives from a vegetables truck in Nuristan province.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said Monday that the police forces also arrested two people in connection to the smuggling of explosives.

According to a statement released by MoI, the Lions of Islam had placed the explosives inside 55 sacks.

The statement further added that the Lions of Islam were looking to smuggle the explosives to Paron city.

Nuristan is among the relatively volatile provinces in East of Afghanistan.

Talibs are active in some districts of the province where they often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shouting match, the spittle had reached unprecedented levels...
the Afghan forces are busy conducting counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government gangs in this province.

Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
and other Lions of Islam often use Ammonium Nitrate in Improvised Explosive Devices.
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14 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Paktika, Nangarhar and Farah operations
[KhaamaPress] The security forces inflicted casualties on 14 Talibs during separate operations in three provinces.

The informed military sources said Monday that an Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
killed 2 Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
fighters in Gomal district of Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
Furthermore, the Afghan Special Forces killed one Taliban fighter during an operation in Deh Bala district of 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..
In the meantime, a clash broke out between the security forces and Taliban in Anar Dara district of Farah province.

According to military officials, the security forces killed 6 Taliban fighters and maimed 5 others during the clash.

The anti-government armed forces of Evil including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations.
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Roadside Bombing In Kandahar Leaves Six Dead
[ToloNews] At least six people were killed in a roadside kaboom blast in Kandahar province on Tuesday morning, local officials said.

The blast occurred at around 9am Kabul time in Dand district when a civilian vehicle was hit by a roadside kaboom.

Two women, two young men and two children were killed in the blast, security officials confirmed.

According to the officials, all victims are members of one family.

So far, no group has grabbed credit for the attack.
An Nahar adds:
The vehicle was travelling from Kandahar's Dand district to the bucolic provincial capital when the bomb detonated near the car, killing everyone inside, according to provincial police front man Qasim Afghan.

Haji Abdullah, governor of Dand district, said the bomb was placed by the Taliban on a road frequently used by foreign and Afghan forces.

Years of conflict have left Afghanistan strewn with landmines, unexploded mortars, rockets and homemade bombs -- and many are picked up by curious children.

Last month, a landmine explosion killed seven children and wounded two others after one of the victims stepped on the ordnance in southern Afghanistan’s Ghazni.

According to the United Nations, almost 4,000 civilians -- including more than 900 children -- were killed in Afghanistan last year, with another 7,000 wounded, making it the deadliest year to date for civilians in Afghanistan's conflict.
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Africa Horn
Puntland state forces begin operation following militant attack
[RADIOSHABELLE] The troops of Somalia’s Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
state were reported to have launched a large-scale of operation in Bari region after al-Shabaab
...... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
captured a key base this week.

The local authorities say the state troops are hunting al-Shabaab and the ISIS-linked bully boyz in the mountainous areas, where the US military is carrying out dronezaps.

The move came days after al-Shabaab fighters retook Af-Urur base near Bosaso city after Puntland soldiers withdrew from the area over unknown reasons before the capture.

For years, Puntland has been facing security threats from al-Shabaab and Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
-affiliated faction based in Bari region.
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Kenya Closes Somalia Border Indefinitely
[RADIOSHABELLE] The Government of Kenya ordered the closure of its border with Somalia in Lamu indefinitely on Tuesday.

Reports maintained that the border was closed because of security operations aimed at flushing out Al-Shabaab
...... the personification of Somali state failure...
turbans suspected to be operating in the area.

Lamu County Police Commander (CPC), Muchangi Kioi, declared that the border would henceforth be accessed by security personnel only.

Any form of cross-border trade was also banned with Kioi reiterating that no one was exempted from the new directive.

"Those who contravene the new orders will lose their business permits as well as face arrest," the police boss affirmed.

He further declared that any goods confiscated on their way to or from Somalia would be destroyed on the spot.
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#1  Hey, why can't we do that?
Posted by: Texhooey || 06/12/2019 0:27 Comments || Top||

#2  When Al-Shabaab comes to Houston, we will.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/12/2019 5:41 Comments || Top||

#3  Houston, Skid?

Heck, they're in Minneapolis.
Posted by: AlanC || 06/12/2019 7:13 Comments || Top||

#4  I'm trying to think why you'd have the border with Somalia open... still thinking...
Posted by: ed in texas || 06/12/2019 15:33 Comments || Top||

#5  How else is Kony gonna get Obama his little boys?
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/12/2019 17:44 Comments || Top||


Al-Shabaab claims bomb attack in Lower Shabelle region
[RADIOSHABELLE] al-Shabaab
...... al-Qaeda's tentacle in East Africa...
has claimed the responsibility for an kaboom near Wanlaweyn district in Lower Shabelle region, south of Somalia on Sunday.

The blast which has resulted from a landmine planted along the road struck a water tank belonging to Somali national army, according to the local residents.

In a statement, al-Shabaab said the kaboom has inflicted casualties on the Somali soldiers traveling in the convoy, but, it did not disclose the number of the fatalities.

Al-Shabaab often carries out IED attacks against Somali and AU troops in Lower Shabelle region as the murderous Moslem group faces joint military operations by SNA, AU and US forces.
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Somali troops retake fresh areas from Al-Shabaab militants
[RADIOSHABELLE] Somali forces retook three villages near Bardere town in Gedo region on Sunday and killed three al-Shabaab
...... the personification of Somali state failure...
Death Eaters in the country’s southern region of Gedo, officials said Monday.

Ali Mohammed Hassan, commander of Somali forces unit 49, in Bardhere town told journalists that the Death Eaters were killed in an offensive in Bulaweyn and Bakal villages along the road of Bardhere in the Gedo region.

Hassan also noted that a soldier sustained injuries during the battle.

"Heavily armed forces attacked al-Shabaab Death Eaters in the town, and the two sides fought for a while exchanging heavy weapons," Barre Elmi, a local resident, told the media via phone.

The latest offensive came barely a week after Somali forces conducted an operation in the same region, killing two al-Shabaab Death Eaters and injured three others.

Somali forces backed by African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
Mission in Somalia have stepped up operations on the al-Qaeda affiliated group in central and southern Somalia to flush them out.
Posted by: Fred || 06/12/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [89 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Nineteen Killed In Attack In Northern Burkina Faso - Government Report
[Jpost] Unidentified assailants killed 19 people and Burkina Faso
...The country in west Africa that they put where Upper Volta used to be. Its capital is Oogadooga, or something like that. Its president is currently Blaise Compaoré, who took office in 1987 and will leave office feet first, one way or the other...
on Sunday, the government said in a statement.

Burkina Faso has been overrun by Islamist violence in recent months in which hundreds have died and over 150,000 have been forced to flee, as the influence of jihadist groups spreads across the arid Sahel region
... North Africa's answer to the Pak tribal areas...
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Africa Subsaharan
Boko Haram kills at least 26 people in Cameroon
[BBC] Jihadists linked to Boko Haram have killed at least 17 soldiers and nine civilians, although some media sources such as Xinhua say the death toll has now risen to 37.

A regional security official told AFP news agency that the Boko Haram attack sparked fierce combat with Cameroonian troops in Darak, an island on Lake Chad.

He said 40 of the jihadists were captured but seven were still missing.

The insurgents managed to hoist their flag over Darak before being dispelled, AFP reports.

Boko Haram's uprising, which has now killed more than 27,000, has spilled over from north-east Nigeria into Niger, Chad and Cameroon.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/12/2019 07:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
Yemen war: Houthi missile attack on Saudi airport 'injures 26'
[BBC] At least 26 civilians have been injured in a missile attack by Yemen's rebel Houthi movement on an airport in south-west Saudi Arabia, the military says.

Three women and two children were among those hurt when the arrivals hall at Abha airport was hit early on Wednesday, according to a statement.

The rebels said they had launched a cruise missile at the facility.

Saudi Arabia leads a coalition of Arab states backing Yemen's government in its four-year war with the Houthis.

Yemen has been devastated by a conflict that escalated in March 2015, when the rebels seized control of much of the west of the country and forced President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi to flee abroad.

Alarmed by the rise of a group they believed to be backed militarily by regional Shia power Iran, Saudi Arabia and eight other mostly Sunni Arab states began an air campaign aimed at restoring Mr Hadi's government.

Coalition military spokesman Col Turki al-Maliki said a projectile fired by the Houthis hit Abha International Airport at 02:21 on Wednesday (23:21 GMT on Tuesday), according to a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency.

Col Maliki said the attack on a civilian airport, which is about 110km (70 miles) from the border with Yemen, was a violation of international humanitarian law and that it might constitute a war crime.

Houthi-run Al-Masirah TV cited rebel military spokesman Brig-Gen Yahia Sari as saying it was a cruise missile.

Al-Masirah said it was the second time the Houthis had fired a cruise missile. The first reportedly targeted a nuclear power plant under construction in Abu Dhabi in 2017. There were no reports of a missile reaching the emirate at the time.

In response, the coalition launched air strikes on the rebel-held Yemeni capital, Sanaa, which reportedly killed at least six people, including four children.

The UN says the fighting in Yemen has left at least 7,000 civilians dead and 11,000 injured. About 65% of the deaths have been attributed to coalition air strikes.

The Daily Mail has photos.
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Bangladesh
Drug dealer killed in Comilla ‘gunfight’
[Dhaka Tribune] A drug pusher was killed in a "shootout" with police on the Hossainpur-Lalmoti road in North Bijoypur of Comilla Sadar, in the early hours of Tuesday.

The dear departed, Bappi alias Rajib, 26, was shot and injured by the police and later taken to Comilla Medical College and Hospital where the physician declared him dead.

According to police, at around 2.30am on Tuesday, police raided the area to seize drugs. At one point, Rajib and his associates started shooting at the police who fired back in self defense. Rajib was injured in the shootout.

Comilla Sadar South cop shoppe OC Kamal Krishna Dhar said the dear departed is a listed drug pusher and there are more than 11 cases under the narcotics act against him.
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Europe
At Least Seven Dead as Migrant Boat Sinks off Greek Island
[AnNahar] At least seven people died on Tuesday when a boat carrying migrants colonists sank near the Greek island of Lesbos, the coastguard said.

Assisted by an EU border patrol boat, the coastguard said it had rescued 57 people and is continuing to search for survivors. No information was given on the nationalities of the migrants colonists.

But a coastguard source said the dead were four women, a man and two maiden of tender yearss.

More than 300 refugees and migrants colonists have died this year while trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
, according to the International Organization for Migration.

Greece is hosting some 70,000 mostly Syrian refugees and migrants colonists who have fled their countries since 2015, and crossed over from neighbouring The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's colony in Asia Minor...
Under an agreement reached with the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
in 2016, Turkey has made greater efforts to limit departures towards the five Greek islands closest to its shores, including Lesbos.

That has led to a dramatic drop in the number of arrivals on Greek islands -- from 875,000 in 2015 to under 40,000 per year in 2017 and 2018, according to Frontex, the EU's border force.
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#1  Alternative headline - 'Seven Go Down on Lesbos.'
Posted by: Raj || 06/12/2019 7:09 Comments || Top||

#2  A voice from the past directs you to your room Raj.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/12/2019 7:12 Comments || Top||

#3  What sound does a sinking lifeboat paddle make?
"Swiss, swiss, swiss..."
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/12/2019 14:43 Comments || Top||


France busts neo-Nazi cell over plot against Jewish, Muslim places of worship
[IsraelTimes] Five members charged with terror offenses between September and May, legal source says, adding that plan was ill-defined.

French police have busted a neo-Nazi
...adherents of a philosophy that was seen even at the time as pure evil, which makes them either consciously and purely evil, or attention-seeking ratbags. Pick one, or both....
cell accused of plotting attacks on Jewish or Moslem places of worship, legal sources said Tuesday.

Five members of the group, who were "close in ideology to the neo-Nazi movement" were charged between September and May over the alleged plot, a source close to the investigation said.

"The investigation suggested they were developing an ill-defined plot to carry out an attack, likely to target a place of worship," the judicial source said.

The sources gave no details of specific targets or motives.

Police in the southeastern city of Grenoble first arrested a man on weapons charges in September 2018. The investigation led them to the four other suspects, two of them minors.

Anti-terrorism Sherlocks took over the investigation in January and charged the suspects with terror offenses, including making and transporting bombs and being part of a terrorist conspiracy. The case was only announced publicly Tuesday.

While La Belle France has repeatedly been targeted by jihadists since 2015, a handful of alleged plots involving far-right hard boyz have made headlines in recent months.

In November, six people were arrested over an alleged plot to attack President Emmanuel Macron.

In July 2017, a 23-year-old was charged with plotting to assassinate the president at La Belle France’s Bastille Day military parade. The man told Sherlocks he wanted to kill Macron along with "Moslems, Jews, blacks and homosexuals," and three kitchen knives were found in his car.

In June 2018, 13 people with links to the radical Action des Forces Operationnelles (Operational Forces Action) group were arrested by anti-terrorist police over an alleged plot to attack Moslems.

Posted by: trailing wife || 06/12/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Three kitchen knives would do it for sure
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 06/12/2019 6:31 Comments || Top||

#2  The knives were all for Macron. He didn't think one would do it.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/12/2019 6:48 Comments || Top||

#3  don't worry about the other creatures causing shit in your country though
Posted by: chris || 06/12/2019 9:56 Comments || Top||

#4  "close in ideology to the neo-Nazi movement"

So, muzzies?
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 06/12/2019 14:57 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Bomb attack kills Iraqi farmer in Diyala
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ An Iraqi farmer was killed Tuesday in a bomb kaboom in Diyala’s lovely provincial capital city of Baquba, a security source was quoted as saying.

"An explosive charge went off Tuesday at a garden on the outskirts of al-Mokhisa village, 23 km northeast of Baqubah, leaving a farmer killed," the source told Baghdad Today news website.

The security forces launched a probe into the incident, he added.

No group has so far grabbed credit for the attack, but the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(IS) murderous Moslem group, in most cases, is responsible for attacks targeting crowded areas, including markets, cafes and mosques across Iraq.
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Iraqi police kill three Islamic State terrorists in Kirkuk
Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi police forces killed on Tuesday three Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
Death Eaters and destroyed their hotbeds during a security campaign in Kirkuk province.

"A police force stormed on Tuesday morning several terrorist hotbeds of the Islamic State group in Alaf village in Kirkuk after receiving intelligence information on the presence of IS forces of Evil there," Almaalomah website quoted the Federal Police Command as saying in a press statement.

The operation resulted in killing three IS forces of Evil and destroying their terrorist hotbeds, the statement read.

The troops also found a large cache of weapons and ammunition at the scene, the statement added.
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5 security men killed, wounded in grenade attack in Baghdad
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ An Iraqi security man was killed and four others were maimed after a criminal hurled a grenade at them in Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying.

"A security force launched a campaign to arrest a dangerous criminal in the Hussainiat al-Ma’amel area, northeast of Baghdad," the source told Alghad Press on Tuesday.

"The criminal hurled a grenade at the troops once they approached him, leaving a security man dead and four others maimed," the source added.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel reels in Gaza fishing zone as arson balloons scorch south
[IsraelTimes] Israel announced Tuesday it will further scale back the Gazoo fishing zone from 10 nautical miles to six, in response to a number of arson attacks from the coastal enclave throughout the day.

"In light of the fires and the launching of incendiary balloons toward Israeli territory, this evening the permitted fishing zone for the Gazoo Strip has been reduced to six nautical miles until further notice," Israel’s military liaison to the Paleostinians said in a statement.

Over the course of Tuesday, there were seven fires in southern Israel sparked by balloon-borne incendiary devices from the Gazoo Strip, according to the local fire department.

The permitted fishing zone had been extended to 15 nautical miles last Tuesday, apparently as part of a ceasefire agreement between Israel and terror groups in the Strip. A day later, in response to incendiary attacks, Israel restricted the fishing zone to 10 nautical miles, where it had remained.

For the past several months, Israel has been extending and reducing the permitted fishing zone around the Gazoo Strip as fewer or more incendiary balloons have been sent over the border.

Such arson attacks appear to violate the reported terms of an unofficial truce between Israel and terror groups in the Strip.
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#1  They hate Jooos more than they like to eat. Starve em
Posted by: Frank G || 06/12/2019 7:04 Comments || Top||

#2  Cute titling, TW.

"Arson balloons afloat to the south!"
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/12/2019 14:40 Comments || Top||


Accidental firefight breaks out between IDF and PA security personnel in Nablus
[IsraelTimes] Israeli troops open fire at Paleostinian security forces in overnight operation, apparently mistaking them for suspects, injuring one.

Israeli troops exchanged fire with Paleostinian security forces in the northern West Bank city of Nablus early Tuesday morning in what the Israel Defense Forces said was an apparent case of mistaken identity.

According to Paleostinian media, one of the Paleostinian security officers was injured. No Israeli soldiers were maimed in the exchange, the army said.

"During operations to arrest terrorist operatives in the city of Nablus, a firefight broke out between IDF soldiers and people who were identified by the troops as suspects. After the fact, it was determined that it was Paleostinian security services personnel," the IDF said in a statement.

"The incident will be investigated," it said.

The governor of Nablus, Ibrahim Ramadan, said that Israeli forces opened fire on a Paleostinian security services building and injured a member of the PA’s security forces.

He rejected the IDF’s claim that Paleostinians shot at the Israeli troops as well, and said the Israeli forces fired at the building "surprisingly and unjustifiably," the official PA Wafa news site reported.

"This is not the first time and will not be the last that the occupation army harms our people, but the dangerous part in this incident is that a Paleostinian military headquarters was targeted," Ramadan told the outlet.

The injured Paleostinian security officer sustained light wounds, according to Wafa.

Israeli forces later withdrew from the city.

In overnight operations throughout the West Bank, Israeli troops arrested 18 Paleostinian suspects, the army said. The IDF said they were suspected of taking part in terrorist activities, rock-throwing and participating in riots.

PA Rejects Joint Investigation With IDF Into Nablus Firefight

[Jpost] The Paleostinian Authority has rejected an offer to conduct a joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding the exchange of gunfire between PA security officers and IDF soldiers in Nablus.

The incident took place on Tuesday during a routine IDF operation in Nablus. Two officers belonging to the PA’s Preventive Security Force were slightly injured during the firefight, Paleostinian sources said.

The incident, he said, began when PA security officers noticed a suspicious vehicle near their headquarters in Nablus.

"When our officers became suspicious of the car, its occupants shot up them," Damiri said. "The exchange of gunfire lasted for nearly two hours after Israeli army reinforcements arrived at the scene. Our security officers acted in self-defense, and were defending Nablus and Paleostinian security."

During a tour of the building, PA Governor of Nablus Ibrahim Ramadan told reporters that a large Israeli military force surrounded the headquarters of the Preventive Security Force on Tuesday morning. “The soldiers started shooting at the building without warning and with no justification,” he said.

Ramadan denied that the PA security officers were the first to open fire. “This is a very dangerous incident against a Palestinian security installation,” he added.

Burhan Mashaki, spokesman for the PA security forces in Nablus, said that the incident took place shortly after 2.00 a.m.

“Our officers inside the building were surprised by a fierce Israeli offensive from three directions,” he said. “The soldiers opened fire without warning at all the offices of the Preventive Security Force.”

Mashaki said he did not rule out the possibility that the IDF was planning to storm the building to free Palestinians suspected of involvement in real estate transactions with Israelis.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian air defense responds to Israeli attacks - report
[Jpost] Syrian air defenses responded to Israeli missile attacks on Tel al-Harah in southern Syria at 2:00 a.m. Syrian time on Wednesday morning, dropping some of the missiles, according to the Syrian state news agency SANA.

SANA also reported that Israel conducted cyber attacks on Syrian radar systems, in order to jam the Syrian radar.

Tel al-Harah provides a strategic view of the Golan Heights and the Hauran region and was recaptured by the Syrian Arab Army in July 2018, according to Sputnik news.

The area reportedly houses an air defense base, Sputnik reported.

On June 2, the IDF attacked military targets in Syria, after two rockets were launched towards Israeli territory from Syria. One of the rockets landed in the Golan Heights, while the other fell in Syrian territory.
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Jamaa Islamiya Official Assassinated in Shebaa
[AnNahar] Unknown assailants rubbed out Jamaa Islamiya official Sheikh Mohammed Jarrar at midnight in the southern border town of Shebaa, the National News Agency said.

NNA said Jarrar, the group’s public relations official who is in charge of the Shebaa department, was bumped off while standing at the door of Shebaa’s al-Rahma Medical Dispensary which he ran.

He was hit by four gunshots to the abdomen as the attackers fled to an unknown destination, the agency added.

"The Lebanese Army has encircled the location and has intensified its foot and mechanized patrols in search of the perpetrators," NNA said.

Jamaa Islamiya meanwhile issued a statement saying Jarrar was murdered by "the hand of treachery, collaboration and treason as he was performing his duty."

"He was offering social, health, medical and relief services to every aggrieved and needy and to every widow and child from his region’s residents or from the (Syrian) refugee brothers," the statement said.

Jamaa Islamiya is the Lebanese branch of the Moslem Brüderbund, a regional Islamist organization.

It wasn't immediately clear if the killing was politically-motivated. Such liquidations have been rare in recent years in Leb.

The Jamaa Islamiya isn't represented in parliament.
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Turkey Says Killed 10 Kurdish Militants In Syria's Tel Rifaat Region
[Jpost] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
killed 10 Kurdish snuffies in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Ottoman Turkish soldier, the Ottoman Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday.

Turkey says the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria is part of the PKK murderous Moslem group, which it designates a terrorist group and which it has been fighting for more than 30 years.

The United Nations
...an organization originally established to war on dictatorships which was promptly infiltrated by dictatorships and is now held in thrall to dictatorships...
warned on Monday that up to 2 million refugees could flee to Turkey if fighting intensifies in northwestern Syria as aid funds run dangerously low.
Al Masdar adds:
The Turkish Ministry of Defense said the operation was carried out in retaliation for the YPG attack on their forces in the Afrin region on Sunday.

The YPG attack in the Afrin region on Sunday resulted in the death of one Turkish Army soldier and the hospitalization of several members of the Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
(FSA).
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