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High Alert In India As JeM Cells Feared Active | Balakot Camp Reopens For Business
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Afghanistan
Afghan Special Forces kill 11 Taliban militants, destroy weapons cache in Logar
21 September
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed 11 Talibs during an operation in central Pashtun-infested Logar province.

The military officials said Saturday that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Pul-e Alam district of Pashtun-infested Logar.

The officials further added that the Special Forces also destroyed a cache of weapons belonging to Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
during the same raid.

The security situation in Pashtun-infested Logar province has tanked during the recent months.

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

Meanwhile,
...back at the Hubba Hubba Club, Nunzio had his hands full of angry bleached blonde...
the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government gangs in this province.

The U.S. forces also conduct regular Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban and other anti-government holy warriors.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [120 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Burqa-clad Taliban assailants shot dead in Faryab
22 September
[KhaamaPress] The security forces killed two Burqa-clad Talibs before they could attack the government institutions in northern Faryab province.

The Ministry of Interior said in a statement a group of 3 Talibs had disguised as women and were attempting to travel to Qaisar district to attack the government institutions.

However,
a clean conscience makes a soft pillow...
the interior ministry said the security forces identified the three Burqa-clad bully boys, rubbed out two of them and arrested the third bully boy alive.

The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group has not commented regarding the incident so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [352 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  "Have the good grace to die with some fucking dignity." - Deacon Frost, Blade (1998)
Posted by: Dron66046 || 09/25/2019 1:42 Comments || Top||

#2  The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

They're busy taking their skirts off...
Posted by: Raj || 09/25/2019 4:09 Comments || Top||

#3  What does Taliban fighter wear under his burka? And please don't say nothing but his birthday suit.
Posted by: jpal || 09/25/2019 7:19 Comments || Top||

#4  They should wear kevlar. But I suppose the Burqa's have Prayers sown into them, so that's enough.
Posted by: Charles || 09/25/2019 8:23 Comments || Top||

#5  Sorry boys, but you should have read the fine print in the Hadith. If you die in a dress, you go to the afterlife as a female... you don't get 72 virgins, you get to be one of the 72 virgins... bottoms up, girls.
Posted by: Mercutio || 09/25/2019 12:06 Comments || Top||

#6  ^ Post of the day. Nice!
Posted by: Lex || 09/25/2019 13:20 Comments || Top||

#7  What does Taliban fighter wear under his burka?
Nothing but his battle-buddy's kisses.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/25/2019 14:01 Comments || Top||


12 children killed, wounded in Parwan IED explosion
22 September
[KhaamaPress] An explosion in northern Parwan killed or maimed at least 12 children late on Saturday afternoon, the security officials said.

Nasrat Rahimi, a front man for the Ministry of Interior said an improvised bomb went off at around 4:20 pm local time on Saturday in Shah Mast Qalandar Village.

Rahimi further added that the earth-shattering kaboom killed a child and maimed at least 11 others.

Furthermore, Rahimi blamed the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group for planting the improvised bomb but the Talibs have not commented regarding the incident so far.

Talibs frequently use improvised bombs to target the security forces and government officials.

But majority of such attacks inflict casualties on ordinary civilians.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Ghazni: Jaghatoo district recaptured after remaining under Taliban control for 2 years
22 September
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces recaptured the Jaghatoo district of Ghazni province after almost two years, the Ministry of Defense said.

According to a statement released by Ministry of Defense, the security forces captured the district during Mubeen-2 opertions on Saturday.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the operation with the support of the air power.

Furthermore, the defense ministry said the security forces inflicted casualties on bully boyz as well and defused many improvised bombs during the operation.

The defense ministry also added that Jaghatoo is a key a district which links Malistan, Jaghoori, Ajristan and Nawa districts with the scenic provincial capital of Ghazni.

The security forces have so far conducted three major operations in Ghazni as part of Mubeen operations for the past 19 days, the defense ministry of added.
Tolo News adds:
Mobeen utilized the support of airstrikes.

Several mines were defused, and the Taliban suffered huge casualties in the operation, although numbers were not provided.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [212 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Special Forces destroy Taliban’s IED making factory in Baghlan
22 September
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces destroyed a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
factory where the group was manufacturing improvised bombs.

The Special Operations Corps said in a statement the Special Forces discovered and destroyed the IED making factory in Ghulam Bai Village of Baghlan-e Jadid district.

The statement further added that the Special Forces also confiscated and destroyed 30 kilograms of explosives during the raid.

The Special Forces also cleared the village of Taliban presence, the Special Operations Corps added.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [177 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban’s Red Unit militants clash with ISIS fighters in Nangarhar province
Another truckload of buttered popcorn is clearly needed, and I seem to recall g(r)omgoru likes the addition of jalapeno powder...
22 September
[KhaamaPress] The Red Unit Death Eaters of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group clashed with ISIS
...embracing their inner Islamic Brute...
fighters in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan, the local authorities said Sunday.

The Governor’s Office of Nangarhar said in a statement that the Talibs clashed with ISIS fighters in Zawi area of Khugyani district on Saturday night.

The statement further added the Talibs killed 9 fighters of ISIS Khurasan terrorist group during the 5-hour long clash.

Furthermore, the ISIS fighters killed 2 Death Eaters of the Red Unit of Taliban and maimed 2 others, the statement said.

The Taliban and ISIS groups have not commented regarding the latest infighting so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [237 views] Top|| File under:

#1  When I think of Red Unit, I think of someone who's been whacking it a bit too hard.
Posted by: Raj || 09/25/2019 4:19 Comments || Top||

#2  ...film at 11.

By the way folks, in Canada there is no right to arm bears.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/25/2019 8:34 Comments || Top||


Airstrikes kill 15 Taliban militants, destroy small cache of weapons in 5 provinces
22 September
[KhaamaPress] A series of Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s killed at least 15 Talibs in 5 provinces and destroyed a small cache of weapons.

The military officials said Sunday airstrikes in Jurm and Raghistan districts of Badakhshan killed 5 Talibs.

The officials further added an airstrike in Qalat district of Zabul killed 2 Talibs an destroyed a small cache of weapons.

Furthermore, an airstrike in Khash Rod district of Nimroz killed 2 Talibs.

Another airstrike in Khugyani district of Ghazni killed 2 Talibs, the officials said, adding tht a similar air raid killed 4 Talibs in Baraki Barak district of Pashtun-infested Logar province.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban’s shadow district chief and his comrades killed in Balkh clash
22 September
[KhaamaPress] The security forces killed the shadow district chief of Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
for Zari district of Balkh province during a clash on Saturday.

The 209th Shaheen Corps said in a statement a group of Talibs clashed with the security forces at around 8:45 pm on Saturday night.

The statement further added that the security forces responded to the attack killing Mawlavi Gul Ahmad alias Abuzar, the shadow district chief of Taliban for Zari.

Furthermore, the security forces killed 8 comrades of Mawlavi Gul Ahmad and maimed at least 13 others.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also added that the Air Forces provided close air support to the security forces during the clash.

Two security personnel of the Public Uprising Forces also bit the dust during the clash and 4 others sustained injuries, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [158 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


3 NATO service members wounded in failed ‘Green on Blue Attack’ in Kandahar
23 September
[KhaamaPress] Three NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
service members sustained non-life-threatening injuries in an apparent failed ’Green on Blue Attack’ in South of Afghanistan on Monday.

"This afternoon a Resolute Support convoy was fired on in Kandahar province by a member of the Afghan Civil Order Police," the alliance said in a statement.

The statement further added "Three Resolute Support service members in the convoy sustained non-life-threatening injuries."

The alliance also added that the Resolute Support forces killed the attacker in return fire.

"We are reviewing the incident with our Afghan security partners," the statement said, adding that "Resolute Support continuously assesses force protection measures and we adapt and adjust based on the environment."
Tolo News adds:
Taliban
...Arabic for students...
grabbed credit for the attack.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [158 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  ...Arabic for students...

"Disciples", or "children that need adult leadership but they can't find any so they go to bed angry".

See, "The Purge"
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/25/2019 14:11 Comments || Top||


Kabul: Afghan SF tie up 2 Talibs, Kabul cops defuse device


Special Forces detain Taliban militants, destroy cache of weapons in Kabul
24 September
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces detained two Taliban militants during separate operations in Kabul.

The military officials said Tuesday the Special Forces arrested a Taliban militant during a raid in Sarobi district of Kabul.

The officials further added that the Special Forces also destroyed a small cache of weapons during the raid.

Furthermore, the Special Forces arrested another Taliban militant during a patrol in Paghman district of Kabul, the officials added.

Kabul Police foils deadly explosion by defusing an IED in Sarobi
22 September
[KhaamaPress] The Kabul Police foiled a deadly explosion by defusing an improvised explosive device in Sarobi district.

The Kabul Police Headquarters said in a statement the police forces discovered and defused the bomb in Sarobi district at around 10:30 am local time today.

The statement further added that the enemies had planted the bomb on a roadside in Jagdalak area and were looking to detonate it using a remote control.

However, the Kabul Police Headquarters said the police forces managed to detect the bomb and subsequently defused it, preventing a deadly explosion.

The anti-government armed militants including Taliban have not commented in this regard so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [108 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan SF kill/arrest 23 ISIS & Taliban in various provinces


Special Forces kill, detain 11 Taliban and ISIS militants; destroy caches of weapons
24 September
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed or detained 11 Taliban and ISIS militants during the operations in Wardak, Balkh and Nangarhar province.

The military officials said Tuesday the Special Forces killed 5 Taliban militants during a raid in Nerkh district of Wardak.

The officials further added that the Special Forces also arrested 5 Taliban militants and destroyed a cache of weapons during the same operation.

Furthermore, the Special Forces destroyed a cache of weapons during a raid in Chimtal district of Balkh.

The Special Forces arrested a militant of ISIS Khurasan during a raid in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar, the officials added.

Special Forces kill, detain 12 militants; destroy Taliban and ISIS weapons caches
22 September
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed 7 Taliban militants and destroyed multiple caches of weapons during the operations in 3 provinces.

The military officials said Sunday that the Special Forces killed 7 Taliban militants during a patrol in Charikar district of Parwan province.

The officials further added that the Special Forces arrested 5 Taliban militants and destroyed a cache of weapons during the same operation.

Furthermore, the Special Forces destroyed a weapons cache belonging to Taliban in Sayyidabad district of Wardak.

The Special Force also destroyed another cache of weapons belonging to ISIS Khurasan in Achin district of Nangarhar province, the officials added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under:


In Photos: Al-Qaeda operatives, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis among 22 killed in Helmand raid
Follow up to this story from yesterday, see photos at the link.
24 September
[KhaamaPress] The provincial government released several photos taken in the aftermath of a raid against a hideout of the al-Qaeda terrorist network in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province.

The governor’s office of Helmand said in a statement that the security forces killed 22 Death Eaters during the raid including many al-Qaeda operatives and foreign Death Eaters hailing from Pakistain and Bangladesh.

The statement further added that the security forces also arrested 14 Death Eaters during the same operation which they conducted in Musa Qala district.

Furthermore, the governor’s office said the security forces confiscated many weapons, suicide kabooms, explosives, night vision binoculars, foreign currencies, vehicles and computers during the operation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [232 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent


Africa North
Egyptian forces kill six Muslim Brotherhood members in shootout
[IsraelTimes] Cairo says police exchanged fire with members of banned Islamist group, who were ’planning a series of terror operations’.

Six Moslem Brüderbund members have been killed in a shootout with Egyptian police on the outskirts of Cairo, the interior ministry said Tuesday.

In a brief statement, the ministry said police exchanged fire with the "terrorist" group in 6 October City, on the southwestern edge of the capital, accusing it of "planning a series of terror operations."

The announcement comes after rare protests against Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi broke out in several Egyptian cities on Friday and Saturday, with state media accusing the Moslem Brüderbund of influencing the protesters.

An ongoing wide-scale crackdown has nabbed
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
thousands of Islamists and the authorities regularly raid and kill armed affiliates of the banned group.

In a meeting with US President Donald Trump
...Perhaps no man has ever had as much fun being president of the US...
on Monday in New York, Sissi was critical of what he called "political Islam."

June 19, 2019: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi at a presser in Bucharest, Romania (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
Sisi led the military ouster of Morsi in 2013, becoming president the following year.

Asked about the small-scale protests last week, he said "the region will remain in a state of instability as long as there’s political Islam vying for power."

He referred to the one-year rule of the Brotherhood in Egypt.

The Islamist group threw its support behind protests calling for Sissi’s removal in a Friday statement.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


India-Pakistan
High Alert In India As JeM Cells Feared Active | Balakot Camp Reopens For Business
[OneIndia] New Delhi, Sep 25: A high alert has been declared after the Intelligence Bureau has warned about a possible attack on an Indian Air Force in Jammu and Kashmir. The IB warning states that terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad are looking to carry out this attack. It has further been warned that the JeM had trained 8 of its terrorists for this attack.

This alert comes in the wake of another warning that was issued last week in which it was said that the Jaish-e-Mohammad had started training 40 jihadis to strike in India.

The information that is based on Intelligence gathering suggests that these 40 jihadis are being training to strike at Jammu and Kashmir as well as other parts of the country. In the past few weeks, the Intelligence has indicated that Pakistan would up the ante and strike at various locations that includes, Maharashtra, Gujarat and some of the southern states. After the IAF strikes, the Balakot facility had been shut down. However this is for the first time that the facility has been activated following the strike.
Read the rest of the yet unfolding story at the linky and here, while yours truly signs out for a while. Headed to the Kashmire itself... until then, my friends.
Stay safe and be effective, dear Dron66046.
See also this for the Pakistani perspective.

Posted by: Dron66046 || 09/25/2019 01:56 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [511 views] Top|| File under: Jaish-e-Mohammad

#1  God speed, and so long till we meet again.
Posted by: BrujoTejano || 09/25/2019 10:21 Comments || Top||

#2  Set as headline. Let’s check back to those links and our other sources during the day to see how events progress.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 10:47 Comments || Top||

#3  Headed to the Kashmire itself... until then, my friends.

GadZooks...hope he's not a journalist.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/25/2019 13:54 Comments || Top||

#4  Be safe, D.
Godspeed.
Posted by: Lex || 09/25/2019 13:56 Comments || Top||

#5  Reservist?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/25/2019 14:01 Comments || Top||

#6  good luck dron, gonna miss your very informative post/comments until you're back.
Posted by: chris || 09/25/2019 15:42 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Two Islamic State terrorists killed in airstrike in Iraq’s Diyala
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Two 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....
faceless myrmidons were killed Tuesday in an Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
on terrorist hotbeds in the eastern province of Diyala, a local source said.

"The Iraqi Air Force launched an air raid on two terrorist hotbeds of the Islamic State group in Qarah Tapah district, some 110 km northeast of Baqubah, leaving two faceless myrmidons dead," the spurce told the privately-owned Almaalomah news website.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Kirkuk: cop HQ mortared, 2 turbans tied up


Mortar shells fall on Federal Police headquarters in Kirkuk

Kirkuk (IraqiNews) An official source informed, on Monday, that the headquarters of the Federal Police in Kirkuk was attacked by mortar shells.

In a statement, the source said that a number of mortar shells fell on the headquarters of the Federal Police in al-Riyad area, in Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
without causing any casualties.

The source further added that the incident was probed to determine the area from which the shells were fired.

Two IS terrorists arrested after attacking security checkpoint in Kirkuk

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) – Police forces arrested on Tuesday two members of the Islamic State militant group in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk, the Interior Ministry said.

The pair launched an attack on a security checkpoint in al Rashad district in Baghdad last week, leaving two policemen dead and three others wounded, the ministry said in a press statement.

They confessed belonging to the Islamic State militant group. They also led the police to an underground tunnel that was used by IS militants.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


US-led forces in Iraq says it won’t tolerate attacks
[IsraelTimes] US-led coalition forces in Baghdad say that attacks on coalition personnel and facilities "will not be tolerated," adding that coalition forces retain the right to self-defense.

A statement Tuesday says that no coalition or US-occupied facility was struck in last night’s attack in which two rockets were fired into the heavily fortified Green Zone, landing around one kilometer from the US Embassy compound.

The coalition statement says it takes "this incident seriously as do our Iraqi security forces partners." No side has grabbed credit for the attack.

Similar attacks in the past have sometimes been blamed by Iraqi forces on Iranian-backed militias in Baghdad.

Mortar shells fall near US Embassy in Green Zone, 2 checkpoints closed
A cute little map can be seen at the link.
Baghdad (IraqiNews) An official source informed on Monday that two mortar were fired and fell around one kilometer from the U.S. Embassy in the Green Zone, in central the capital, Baghdad.

The source said in a press statement that two mortar shells were fired toward the fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, and landed near the headquarters of the U.S. Embassy, while affirmed no casualties were reported.

Two checkpoints (Babylon and B4) in the green zone were closed temporarily in case of any emergency, the source further added.

It is noteworthy that the Green Zone was a heavily fortified zone in the center of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, which served as the headquarters of successive Iraqi regimes.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [129 views] Top|| File under:


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF arrests 19 Palestinian suspects in overnight West Bank raids
[IsraelTimes] Residents of Halhul throw rocks at military jeeps, causing a crash but no injuries; security forces escort 1,200 worshipers to Joseph’s Tomb holy site

Israeli troops operated extensively throughout the West Bank in the predawn hours of Tuesday morning, arresting 19 people and clashing with Paleostinian residents.

Outside the northern West Bank city of Nablus, soldiers also found a pipe bomb that had been placed along the road, the Israel Defense Forces said.u

"Engineering forces arrived at the site and removed the bomb in order to disarm it. There were no injuries, and no damage was caused," the army said in a statement.

Nearby, the IDF escorted a group of some 1,200 Jewish worshipers to the Joseph’s Tomb pilgrimage site in Nablus.

"The prayers were held as organized," the military said.

According to the IDF, the 19 Paleostinians were suspected of a variety of offenses including participating in riots, rock-throwing, and involvement in terrorist activities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [193 views] Top|| File under:


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Kurdish fighters attack Turkish military in Syria’s Afrin
[ALMASDARNEWS] A Kurdish military group said it has launched a series of attacks targeting locations and bases for the Ottoman Turkish military in the northern Syrian city of Afrin.

Afrin Liberation Forces, a newly-formed Kurdish group, declared it had blown up an bomb near a Ottoman Turkish army base in Marimeen village of Afrin region.

The attack, which took place on September 22, has allegedly killed and injured several Ottoman Turkish soldiers.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [313 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Love the Turk group picture, en masse, with trigger fingers erect!
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/25/2019 13:59 Comments || Top||


Russian special forces deployed to eastern Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Army, backed by Russian special forces, has launched a wide-scale offensive against 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....
gunnies in the Syrian desert following a series of attacks conducted by the terror group.

According to a military source, the offensive began by attacking bases and locations for ISIS
...embracing their inner Islamic Brute...
in the Hamimah area located east of Palmyra.

The military campaign is heavily supported by Syrian as well as Russian air force, which conducted several Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s targeting sites for the terror group.

This comes after ISIS gunnies carried out deadly attacks against the Syrian Army, killing and injuring several troops.
Posted by: Fred || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [202 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Airstrikes fail to halt activity at alleged Iranian base in Syria, images show
Satellite images can be seen at the link. Construction must be more expensive, and less comfortable, as a result of the attacks, yet another straw on the Mullah government camel’s back.
[IsraelTimes] Satellite images show that construction is proceeding at a military base allegedly controlled by Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
in Syria near the Iraqi border, despite repeated Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s on the site that have been attributed to Israel.

The photographs, released by the private Israeli intelligence company ImageSat International, show the progress being made in the construction of the site in the Boukamal region of eastern Syria over the past month.

The compound ‐ known as the Imam Ali Base ‐
...now we know the name...
is seen as a critical element in Tehran’s efforts to create a land corridor under its control from Iran, through Iraq and Syria, into Leb and out to the Mediterranean Sea.

From September 9 to 21, new access roads were created, buildings were completed and additional construction equipment was brought in to the base.

Work has also continued on two border crossings on either side of the Syria-Iraq border. An official Iraqi-controlled crossing is not yet active, but could be made operational shortly.

The second crossing, which is believed to be controlled by Iran through Shiite militias, is under "intense construction," according to ImageSat.

This can be seen in the large amount of construction equipment visible at the site.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/25/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [221 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  When at first you don't succeed, try, try again!
Posted by: Raj || 09/25/2019 4:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Where are the SC 250's (with the Type 17 fuze) when you need them?
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/25/2019 14:09 Comments || Top||



Who's in the News
31[untagged]
9Taliban
4Govt of Iran
3Sublime Porte
3Islamic State
2Govt of Pakistain Proxies
2Govt of Pakistan
1al-Qaeda
1Jaish-e-Mohammad
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1Muslim Brotherhood
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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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Sun 2019-09-22
  Greek police make arrest in 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847
Sat 2019-09-21
  US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran
Fri 2019-09-20
  NJ man charged with scouting landmarks for Hezbollah, trying to kill Israeli spy
Thu 2019-09-19
  Man arrested in terrorism probe told FBI he'd execute a US service member for ISIS
Wed 2019-09-18
  Half of Saudi Aramco production restored
Tue 2019-09-17
  Special Forces kill 14 Taliban militants; destroy multiple weapons caches in 3 provinces
Mon 2019-09-16
  Iran seizes another oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz as Gulf crisis erupts
Sun 2019-09-15
  Turkey orders arrest of 223 military personnel over suspected Gulen links: State media
Sat 2019-09-14
  Parliament to discuss removal of U.S. forces from Iraq in new session
Fri 2019-09-13
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Thu 2019-09-12
  Illegal Alien Sentenced to Six Years for Having Enough Fentanyl to Kill Half a Million Americans
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