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Turkey finds bodies of 13 PKK prisoners
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Caribbean-Latin America
CJNG, Juarez cartels join forces in Chihuhua state
Jalisco Nueva Generacion and Juarez cartel have joined forces, to maintain dominance in Chihuahua state, according to a news report in El Heraldo de Chihuahua.

The Procuradoria Justicia del Estado (PJE), apparently have released data after an increase of drug and gang related violence had been reported since last December.

Two dedicated armed elements of Juarez cartel, La Linea and La Empresa have been recorded in armed confrontations and attacks against local Sinaloa gangs, by authorities in Chihuahua city, the capital of Chihuahua state.

According to the report, the purpose of the alliance was a counter to encroachment by armed elements of the Sinaloa cartel.

Also, according to the report, CJNG has an alliance with the Tijuana cartel, even going as far as renaming the criminal organization as Tijuana Cartel Nueva Generacion.
Posted by: badanov || 02/15/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6509 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Soon to be hooking up with the new Hunter Chinese cartel.
Posted by: crazyhorse || 02/15/2021 0:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Read Rantburg without glasses,



Posted by: Whase the Limber6466 || 02/15/2021 5:00 Comments || Top||


Europe
Protesters slam French ‘anti-Muslim' draft law ahead of parliamentary vote
[France24] Activists rallied Sunday in Paris to demand that the French government abandon a bill aimed at rooting out Islamist extremism that the protesters say could trample on religious freedom and make all Muslims into potential suspects.
"Muslim community fears backlash over tomorrow's massacre atrocity"
French lawmakers hold a key vote Tuesday on the draft law, which is expected to win approval in both houses of parliament. The legislative debate comes amid lingering fears of extremist violence after an Islamic radical beheaded a history teacher and other recent attacks.

President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist government argues that the bill is needed to protect French values like gender equality and secularism, and to prevent radical ideas from taking root and inspiring violence.

But those at Sunday’s protest said France already has legal tools to do this, and that the bill stigmatizes the country’s No. 2 religion even though the majority of French Muslims do not espouse extremist views.

Some described it as a political ploy by Macron to win over conservative and far-right voters ahead of next year’s presidential election.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/15/2021 07:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6493 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

#1  Apparently the French have finally had a gut full of the Islamic bullshit.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/15/2021 7:59 Comments || Top||

#2  If President Macron does not act now, assuredly after the next election President Marine Le Pen will. But the little I’ve seen about the proposed law does not suggest to me a wholesale removal from the country of rejected asylum seekers and unregistered illegal aliens camped out in Paris and Calais, awaiting the opportunity to escape to England for better benefits.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/15/2021 8:28 Comments || Top||

#3  Notice its never 'Pro-Western Civilization'.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 02/15/2021 9:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Va foutre
Posted by: Gralet Flineger6722 || 02/15/2021 10:02 Comments || Top||

#5 
Posted by: Lemuel B. Hayes1581 || 02/15/2021 10:28 Comments || Top||

#6  Territories of Mohammadean Conquest 🕌
Posted by: Lemuel B. Hayes1581 || 02/15/2021 10:31 Comments || Top||

#7 
Posted by: Lemuel B. Hayes1581 || 02/15/2021 10:37 Comments || Top||

#8  Those ar some seriously useful maps, Lemuel B. Hayes1581.

It should be noted that wherever there’s a CAIR, ISNA, Muslim Students Association (MSA) — at many American universities — or a number of smaller Muslim associations, including Hamas, the Muslim Brotherhood branch in the Palestinian Territories, there is the Muslim Brotherhood in yet another false-nose-and-mustache disguise.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/15/2021 12:48 Comments || Top||

#9  Turkey, a follower of Political Islam, trains and controls many of the imams who preach in France. Today, 50% of imams in France are trained in Turkey and serve Turkish interests rather than French (excerpt)
Source:
Security Services Reveal Turkish Attempts to Control the Muslims of France
[The Liberty Beacon] https://www.thelibertybeacon.com/2021/02/15
Posted by: Daffy B. Hayes4928 || 02/15/2021 16:20 Comments || Top||

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Posted by: Lemuel&Daffy B. Hayes4928 || 02/15/2021 16:32 Comments || Top||


Greece Calls Migrant Pushback Claims 'Fake News'
[AnNahar] Greece's migration minister on Sunday dismissed fresh claims that migrants colonists are being illegally pushed out of the country as "fake news" promoted by The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
He was reacting to reports by rights groups that thousands of people had been forced back into Turkey in recent months in violation of their right to asylum.

"These are part of a broader fake news strategy promoted by Turkey, through certain non-government organizations and smuggler networks," Migration Minister Notis Mitarachi told To Vima weekly.

"Investigations until now by (EU border agency) Frontex and the (Greek) coastguard have not confirmed any of the claims," he said.

Greece has consistently denied claims by migrant support groups that it is illegally returning migrants colonists to Turkey in violation of international law, including two reports this past month.

Berlin-based rights group Mare Liberum said Friday it had documented 321 incidents from March to December 2020 involving more than 9,000 people.

They had been "violent mostly peacefully pushed back to Turkey and thus deprived of their right to asylum," said the group.

Another group, Legal Centre Lesvos, said earlier in February that it had been in contact with more than 50 survivors of 17 collective expulsions.

Mitarachi on Sunday insisted that Greece's borders were being guarded "under the framework of international law and European values."

Since its election in 2019, Greece's conservative government has strongly prioritized border security and adopted a tough migration policy.

Mare Liberum's report on Friday said that in addition to the Greek coastguard, Frontex and ships under NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Originally it was a mutual defense pact directed against an expansionist Soviet Union. In later years it evolved into a mechanism for picking the American pocket while criticizing the cut of the American pants...
command were also involved in "systematic and illegal expulsions."

Frontex is currently under investigation by OLAF, the EU's independent corruption watchdog, over the issue.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/15/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6528 views] Top|| File under:

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Because they don't want to become New Mecca-stan ?
Posted by: Butch Thraviting5826 || 02/15/2021 4:02 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Gujarat to bring law against 'love jihad'
[OneIndia] Gujarat
...where rioting seems to be a traditional passtime...
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said his government will soon bring a strict law against 'love jihad' in the state. He made the announcement while addressing a poll rally in Vadodara ahead of the municipal corporation elections.

"We are going to bring a law against love jihad in the Assembly. Such activities being done in the name of love jihad will not be tolerated...The BJP government will bring strict laws against love jihad in the coming days," he said.

In the recent past, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, both ruled by the BJP, have brought religious freedom laws to stop conversion through marriage or by any other fraudulent means.
The chief minister spoke on about other things of interest to his constituents, but not so much to us.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/15/2021 00:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6520 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

#1 
Posted by: Stumps Noisier1881 || 02/15/2021 3:14 Comments || Top||

#2  ...Hey - 'Love Jihad' is the name of my Cat Stevens cover band! Sending these guys a C&D ASAP....

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 02/15/2021 6:50 Comments || Top||

#3  When Muslims say "honor", they mean "face".
When they say "love", they mean rape.
When they say "peace", they mean ...?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/15/2021 7:06 Comments || Top||

#4  ^ they mean the other guy's dead.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/15/2021 17:51 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
UAE’s first ambassador to Israel sworn in by Emirati PM
[IsraelTimes] United Arab Emirates Prime Minister Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum swears in the first ambassador to the State of Israel, Muhammad Mahmoud Al Khajah.

It is not yet clear when Al Khajah will arrive in Israel.

In late January, Israel officially opened its embassy to the UAE as Ambassador Eitan Na’eh arrived in Abu Dhabi.

Posted by: trailing wife || 02/15/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6494 views] Top|| File under:

#1 
Posted by: Butch Thraviting5826 || 02/15/2021 4:04 Comments || Top||

#2  One Trump administration achievement Biden has not undone yet.
Posted by: Glenmore || 02/15/2021 10:29 Comments || Top||

#3  Already, criticisms of the cruel, un-islamic tyranny of the UAE have begun to appear throughout the Asian muslim ummah, which had hitherto seen them as next to mohammed.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/15/2021 22:45 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iran attempted to target embassies in Africa in revenge attacks - report
[Jerusalem Post] A spokeswoman for the Iranian Embassy in Addis Ababa denied the report, calling it "baseless allegations...provoked by the Zionist regime’s malicious media."

An attempt to target the embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia earlier this month may have been part of a larger plot by Iran to target Israeli, American and Emirati embassies in Africa, according to The New York Times.

The official Ethiopian statement on the arrest of 15 people who it said were casing the UAE embassy in Adis Ababa did not mention who was behind the plot or the motive, but, according to the report, a 16th arrest in Sweden brought in Ahmed Ismail, believed to be the ringleader of the plot.
Sweden for the ringleader? How very comfortable for him.
American and Israeli officials told the Times that the plot was arranged by Iran, with Iranian intelligence activating a sleeper cell in Addis Ababa last fall with orders to gather intelligence on the three embassies.

The plot was reportedly meant to serve as revenge for the US assassination of former Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani and the alleged Israeli assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
That was supremely ineffective. How mortifying for Iran.
Israel has not officially confirmed its involvement in the assassination.

According to the Times, Rear Adm. Heidi K. Berg, director of intelligence at the Pentagon’s Africa command, citing Western intelligence sources, stated that Iran was behind the plot and that Ethiopia and Sweden collaborated on thwarting the attacks.
...a sentence I never expected to read in my lifetime.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/15/2021 07:28 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6493 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  A spokeswoman for the Iranian Embassy in Addis Ababa denied the report, calling it "baseless allegations....

Indicates the reporting is likely factual.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/15/2021 7:32 Comments || Top||

#2  And confirmed when Twitter deletes the news item
Posted by: Clem || 02/15/2021 7:44 Comments || Top||



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  Turkey finds bodies of 13 PKK prisoners
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  Car bomb explodes outside Somali parliament HQs in Mogadishu
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  Senate Votes - 57 - 43; Trump Acquitted
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  Denmark charges seven with attempted terrorism
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  Houthis launch attacks on Soddys in Al Jawf and Marib
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  Syrian teen arrested in Norway for plotting attack
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  Somali forces end Al-Shabaab siege of Mogadishu hotel; 9 dead
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