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Authorities in hours-long standoff at Colleyville synagogue, no injuries reported
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Good Morning

Left-wing group secured $158 million taxpayer-funded contract to help illegal immigrants avoid deportation
Saturday January 15th, 2022

Lotta Crabtree 58c0d62597980.
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UN calls for release of UAE-flagged ship seized by Yemen rebels
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Boko Haram Terrorists Ban Movement Of Farm Produce With Trucks In Niger State
Will not sit silent on anti-people policies of govt: Siraj
Judge to decide if Wisconsin
parade suspect will stand trial for murder

Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [251 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It's hard to tell where Lotta ends and the crabtree begins.
Posted by: jpal || 01/15/2022 14:20 Comments || Top||

#2  I wonder if they nicknamed her "Lotta Crabs"
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 01/15/2022 17:50 Comments || Top||

#3  Under Biden Al Qaeda terrorists are now back in the US.

Four hostages are being held inside a Colleyville, Texas synagogue today. Hostage taker is demanding the release of Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani neuroscientist suspected of having ties to al-Qaeda, who was convicted of trying to kill U.S. military officers while in custody in Afghanistan. Siddiqui is in federal prison in Texas.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 01/15/2022 17:52 Comments || Top||

#4  /\ Thanks Ebbo. I just posted a FOX story.

Appears to be a bit more interest in this situation than would normally be taking place.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/15/2022 17:57 Comments || Top||

#5  ^ verified

https://www.cnn.com/us/live-news/texas-synagogue-hostage-situation/index.html
Posted by: jpal || 01/15/2022 18:01 Comments || Top||

#6  /\ Link
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/15/2022 18:03 Comments || Top||

#7  The husband abandoned his lass
For their donkey. Who happened to pass?
The good pastor! She grassed
As he listened, aghast.
"I shall pray for your poor stump-broke ass."
Posted by: Percy Snomoper7500 || 01/15/2022 23:42 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Taliban commander arrested, hundreds took to street in Faryab province to demand his release
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Hundreds of people in the northern Faryab province on Thursday, January 13, 2022, erupted into the streets and asked for the release of a prominent Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
commander Makhdoom Alam who is arrested by the Ministry of Defense.
Makhdoom Alam was arrested in Balkh province.

Protestors in the scenic provincial capital Maimana city of Faryab said that Makhdoom Alam-an Uzbek commander- is arrested on ethnic bases.

They warned of vas demonstrations in the future in case the commander is not freed by the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

IEA has not commented on the issue yet.

Makhdoom Alam was shadow provincial governor and head of the military commission of the IEA during the previous government.


Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [75 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA


Africa Horn
Islamic Raiders Kill 28 Christians in South Sudan
[Breitbart] Islamist holy warriors raided the Christian community of Yinh Pabol in South Sudan, killing at least 28 residents and torching 57 houses in early January, the Barnabas Fund reported this week.

Bishop Joseph Mamer Manot of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan (ECSS) said that the attack caused "massive displacement," adding that "the humanitarian situation is alarming as food and other property have been burned down into ashes, leaving survivors with no shelters, no food and no safe drinking water."

In its report, the Barnabas Fund said the attack is the latest example of violent mostly peaceful assaults on South Sudanese Christians by Moslem Massiriya rustics from the Republic of Sudan, along the disputed border separating the two countries.
They sound like the Janjaweed we used to read about so regularly in Darfur, but they’re from more northerly herding tribes whose chosen target was fellow Muslims of a darker shade rather than Christians of a darker shade.
South Sudan’s Eye radio similarly reported that four separate violent mostly peaceful incursions in South Sudan by armed Sudanese Massiriya rustics occurred in early January, leaving more than 20 people dead in Aweil East County.

On Tuesday of this week, the government of Northern Bahr el Ghazal State, where the attack occurred, ordered all county commissioners in the state to mobilize assistance for the victims of the Yinh Pabol attack.

In an effort to stem further violence, the state government also suspended traffic this week on the Aweil-Mairem commercial corridor that links Sudan to South Sudan.

The state security adviser, Joseph Akook Aleu, said Monday that the state government decided to close the road to Sudan because of the ongoing attacks and killing of civilians.

"Yes, the commercial road is already suspended and there are no movements at the moment except on the Kiir Adem-Abu Matariq road," Akook said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/15/2022 00:23 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [89 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Coming to a Texas near you.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/15/2022 21:29 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Libyan Army Launches Military Operation in South, Chadian rebels to withdraw
[LIBYAREVIEW] The Libyan National Army (LNA) has begun "a wide and comprehensive military operation in the south of the country to impose security, the Commander of Southern Operations and the Sebha Military Region, Major General al-Mabrouk Sahban said.The Libyan Commander added that, the first phase of the military operation will target all violators participating in random construction, drug trafficking, smuggling, illegal immigration, and gangs.

The second phase is set to target illegal fuel stations, which distribute smuggled fuel at exorbitant prices. The phase will not start until fuel is available at all stations licensed by the Libyan state.

"Distributing fuel to the Sebha oil depot is unfair due to the lack of adequate control over the distribution stations. This is in addition to the manipulation of distribution stations by several parties," Sahban said. He stressed that there are efforts by the LNA aimed at delivering fuel to all Libyans.

In an interview with al-Ain News, he added that they are showing great interest in the Murzuq Basin. As several meetings have been held for a comprehensive settlement between the parties of the city.

On Thursday, the Libyan Army announced that it has closed its southern borders with Chad and Sudan until further notice, according to the Subul al-Salam Brigade.

The brigade called on vehicle and truck drivers to abide by this decision, "to preserve their safety at the present time."

On Wednesday, Kingabe Ogouzeimi de Tapol, a Spokesman for the Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT), said that many Chadian rebels are still present in Libya.

In an interview with the Italian news agency, Nova, De Tapol said that "they understand the need to return. In the past, we were in Libya to fight ISIS, but today we know that we must go back to our country."

He expressed his regret that elections were not held in Libya.

According to Nova, many Chadian rebels remain in Libya, as they are threatened by the government, and are unable to return to Chad.

De Tabol stressed that Chadian forces of Evil "are not present in Libya to support one party against another."

Last week, Egyptian President, Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi met with the head of the Transitional Military Council of Chad, Mohammed Idris Deby in Cairo. They discussed the political and security situation in Libya, and its repercussions on regional security and stability.

They agreed on the need for the political process in Libya, to include a clear mechanism for the withdrawal of all mercenaries and foreign forces from the country. They also stressed the need to ensure that weapons and military equipment belonging to mercenaries, are not smuggled into neighbouring states.

On 28 August, Deputy Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Musa al-Koni visited Chad, and agreed with Deby on the need to withdraw Chadian forces from Libyan territory.

Al-Koni and Deby agreed that "the continued presence of those fighters in southern Libya poses a threat and danger to the security and stability of Libya, as it is a threat to the security and stability of Chad."

The two sides called for "the necessity of activating the quadripartite security agreement that was signed between Chad, Libya, Niger, and Sudan."

Chadian Rebels Look to Withdraw from Libya

[LIBYAREVIEW] Kingabe Ogouzeimi de Tapol, a Spokesman for the Front for Change and Concord in Chad (FACT), said that many Chadian rebels are still present in Libya.In an interview with the Italian news agency, Nova, De Tapol said that "they understand the need to return. In the past, we were in Libya to fight ISIS, but today we know that we must go back to our country."

He expressed his regret that elections were not held in Libya.

According to Nova, many Chadian rebels remain in Libya, as they are threatened by the government, and are unable to return to Chad.

De Tabol stressed that Chadian gunnies "are not present in Libya to support one party against another."

Last week, Egyptian President, Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi met with the head of the Transitional Military Council of Chad, Mohammed Idris Deby in Cairo. They discussed the political and security situation in Libya, and its repercussions on regional security and stability.

They agreed on the need for the political process in Libya, to include a clear mechanism for the withdrawal of all mercenaries and foreign forces from the country. They also stressed the need to ensure that weapons and military equipment belonging to mercenaries, are not smuggled into neighbouring states.

On 28 August, Deputy Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Musa al-Koni visited Chad, and agreed with Deby on the need to withdraw Chadian forces from Libyan territory.

Al-Koni and Deby agreed that "the continued presence of those fighters in southern Libya poses a threat and danger to the security and stability of Libya, as it is a threat to the security and stability of Chad."

The two sides called for "the necessity of activating the quadripartite security agreement that was signed between Chad, Libya, Niger, and Sudan."
Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [78 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Africa Subsaharan
Boko Haram Attacks Nigerian Police Training School, Abducts Instructors
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Members of the deadly Boko Haram terrorist sect, on Thursday, invaded the police mobile training school in the Limankara Gwoza local government area of Borno State abducting many people in the process.

According to Punch, the kidnappers left with an unspecified number of mobile policemen.

The training school is located twenty-five kilometres from Gwoza town, the hometown of Senator Ali Ndume, the Chairman Senate Committee on Army. It is a border town between Borno and Madagali LGA of Adamawa State.

The insurgent fighters reportedly attacked the training school on Thursday night with gun trucks and shot sporadically into the air before kidnapping the mobile police instructors.

The attack is coming seven days after the terrorists attempted to infiltrate the Nigerian Army base in Gwoza in which they were successfully repelled by men of the Nigerian army.

According to Zulum, Boko Haram terrorists now celebrate wedding ceremonies and collect taxes from some communities without confrontation by the military.
Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [166 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)

#1  Huh, somebody WANTS the police.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/15/2022 11:28 Comments || Top||


We Lost 30 Members To Attacks By Bandits, Terrorists — Miyetti Allah
[SAHARAREPORTERS] The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association, Taraba State chapter, has lamented the killings of members of its vigilante group by gunnies locally known as bandidos.

Speaking with Media Trust, Chairman of North East Zone of the association, Mafindi Danburan said at least 30 members of the Fulani
... a peculiarly brutal tribe of Moslem herdsmen infesting Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and probably other places that are light on law and order and heavy on tribal identity...
vigilante group, a military arm of MACBAN, were murdered by the bandidos as more bodies are yet to be recovered.

According to him, the vigilante members were on a mission to flush out bandidos from their camp in Karal near Gassol town when they were ambushed.

He said bandidos from Zamfara State and other states had taken over many forests and established camps.

Danburan explained that the vigilante group, set up by MACBAN, had been in the forefront in fighting kidnappers and cattle rustlers in the state.

He disclosed that the Fulani vigilante group was set up following the quit notice issued by Emir of Muri to criminal Fulani, adding that the group was inaugurated by the commissioner of police in the state in August.

The chairman further said the Fulani vigilante have arrested over 47 suspected kidnappers in their hideout and also recovered many weapons including Ak47 rifles.

He revealed that the suspects arrested and weapons recovered were all handed over to the police.

Danburan also disclosed that the Fulani vigilante have flushed out many kidnappers from their camps in Mayo Kam and Zodai in Bali Local Government Area.

He said if urgent security measure was not taken, "Taraba will be turned into another bandidos’ den because right now hundreds of them have relocated into many forests areas in the state."

He therefore called on the federal government to deploy military and fighter jets to flush out bandidos that took over forests in Gassol local government and many parts of the state.



Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [112 views] Top|| File under: Fulani Herdsmen (Boko Haram)


Police Arrest Ex-Sokoto Governor, Bafarawa’s Nephew For Supplying Weapons To Bandits
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

The Nigeria Police Force has arrested and detained a nephew of Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, former governor of Sokoto State who was supplying arms, ammunition, and military kits to bandidos in Zamfara State, SaharaReporters has gathered.

The police had last week arrested the suspect identified as Musa Mohammed Kamarawa.

SaharaReporters learnt that he is currently being detained at the NPF headquarters in Abuja.

He was arrested by the Special Tactical Squad.

Sources told SaharaReporters that Bafarawa, who has been uneasy with the arrest of his relation, has been putting pressure on the police for Kamarawa’s release.

He was however told the suspect could not be released as Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State was involved and ready to report to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [62 views] Top|| File under: Banditti


Boko Haram Terrorists Attack @HQNigerianArmy University’s Research Institute Of War and Peace
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Boko Haram Terrorists Ban Movement Of Farm Produce With Trucks In Niger State
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

West Africa Province (ISWAP), formerly known as Jamā'at Ahl as-Sunnah lid-Da'wah wa'l-Jihād have banned transportation of farm produce with trucks in Bana, Kwapaena, Unguwan Madaki, Koppa and Kurebe communities in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.

According to FIJ, the jihadists also collect levies to grant farmers access to their farms.

"They would extort millions of naira from us with an agreement that they would not encroach on our farms again but they would come back. This always comes when the farmers want to cultivate.

"They would divide our farm produce and give us little to take home. Let us say out of 100 bags of maize, the gun-wielding fighters may decide to give the owner 20 bags after strenuous negotiations," a source disclosed.

The terrorists, who were against the use of trucks to transport farm produce, called it greed.

"Don’t be greedy. Come with your cycle of violences, not a four-wheel vehicle to get the portion of your crops," some villagers quoted the criminals to have said.

A resident of Bana said the terrorists’ statement is law. "We dare not go to our farms with a lorry for cultivation," he said.

The state governor, Abubakar Bello, in statement on Thursday said the situation could trigger food scarcity.

"The worrisome part of the security challenges is the inability of the farmers to harvest their farm produce, which may likely trigger food scarcity in the state. We are worried by the nefarious activities of these terrorists. Desperation has been noticed among them as a result of the onslaught of security agents, which has made them target unsuspecting rural inhabitants.," the governor had said.
Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)

#1  Use the goat you ate last week to pull your wagon.
Posted by: Skidmark || 01/15/2022 12:38 Comments || Top||

#2  Geez. Just drop some MOABs and start over
Posted by: Percy Flotle3938 || 01/15/2022 14:02 Comments || Top||


Many Feared Dead, Houses On Fire As Boko Haram Fighters Attack Chibok
What, again? Chibok appears to be a favoured target, for some reason.
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [114 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Home Front: WoT
Hostage & SWAT situation at Colleyville TX synagogue
See also here.
[FortWorthStarTelegram] Colleyville synagogue held hostage during livestreamed service; police negotiating with man

Authorities northeast of Fort Worth were negotiating with a man Saturday who took people hostage at a Colleyville synagogue during services. The FBI and Texas Department of Public Safety are at the scene, CNN reported, quoting a Colleyville police sergeant who said no injuries have been reported.

A source on the scene told ABC News that an armed suspect took a rabbi and three others hostage and claims to have bombs in unknown locations.

The source told ABC that the suspect’s sister is a known terrorist who is incarcerated at Federal Medical Center Carswell, a women's prison in Fort Worth, and he is demanding that his sister be freed from prison. According to ABC, the FBI is trying to confirm that the hostage taker's sister is Aafia Siddiqui, a Pakistani woman who is imprisoned on charges related to the attempted murder and assault of United States officers and employees in Afghanistan in 2008.
Update at 9:01 p.m. ET: Moved to Home Front: WoT. See also this.
Article updated at 7:11 p.m. local time as follows:
1 hostage released from Colleyville synagogue; rabbi among 3 still held inside; negotiations continue

Law enforcement had visuals on the hostage taker and were both comparing it with photos of her brother and using it against their own databases, according to a source familiar with the investigation.

“Some of you asked about security. President Russ Schultz and I want to assure you that all of our Tarrant County Jewish Congregations work closely with the Jewish Federation, local police departments, the Department of Homeland Security and a host of other professional groups to constantly evaluate our security procedures,” the email said. “Following what we pray is a safe resolution, those groups will certainly meet and learn from this situation for the future.”

Jawaid Alam, president of the Islamic Center of Southlake, told the Star-Telegram that Cytron-Walker is a personal friend and a friend of the Muslim community who has promoted peace and cooperation across faiths.

“He is a peace loving person, a Rabbi and Jewish leader, but a true friend of the Muslim community,” Alam said. “He and his family are considered part of the Muslim community, and he considers us part of the Jewish community.”
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 01/15/2022 17:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent

#1  It's all in the family for these a-holes.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 01/15/2022 20:38 Comments || Top||


Authorities in hours-long standoff at Colleyville synagogue, no injuries reported
See also the Ft Worth Star-Telegram’s report here, courtesy of Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843.
[Dallas Morning News] COLLEYVILLE — Authorities were negotiating Saturday afternoon with a man who appeared to have taken hostages inside a synagogue.

It’s unclear how many people are inside the building or whether anyone is armed, Colleyville Police Sgt. Dara Nelson said. No injuries have been reported, she said.

Police said on Twitter around 11:30 a.m. that they were "conducting SWAT operations" in the 6100 block of Pleasant Run Road, the site of Congregation Beth Israel. The situation was ongoing as of 4:30 p.m.

All residents in the immediate area were being evacuated, and police asked people to avoid the area.

Nelson said negotiators made contact with somebody inside the synagogue who they believe is a suspect. Authorities don’t believe there is a threat to the general public.

Nelson said "we know there’s a subject inside and other people inside with him," but stopped short of describing it as a hostage situation.
Update at 7:35 p.m.:
Shortly after 5 p.m., authorities were seen bringing a man wearing a robe and a black yarmulke out of the building.

The Council on American Islamic Relation further condemned Saturday’s incident. Edward Ahmed Mitchell, the organization’s national deputy director, called the situation “an unacceptable act of evil” and said “no cause can justify or excuse this crime.”

Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson said Dallas police would have additional patrols at synagogues and other sites in the city, adding that officials were working with the Jewish Federation to monitor any threats.

Police in New York and Los Angeles also were increasing patrols at synagogues.

In the past, CAIR has called for Siddiqui’s release, with the executive director of CAIR-Dallas, Faizan Syed, saying in November that her sentence was unjust.

Siddiqui’s lawyer, Marwa Elbially, called her “one of the greatest victims of the so-called ‘war on terror’ kidnapping program that saw hundreds of innocent people kidnapped and held in U.S.-funded detention around the world.”

CAIR issued a statement with an attorney representing Siddiqui’s brother’s that said the person inside the synagogue was not related to Siddiqui and called for him to surrender.

“This assailant has nothing to do with Dr. Aafia, her family or the global campaign to get justice for Dr. Aafia,” John Floyd, the organization’s board chair, said in a written statement. “We want the assailant to know that his actions are wicked and directly undermine those of us who are seeking justice for Dr. Aafia.”

Other sources updating at 7:35 p.m. ET:
CNN is liveblogging here. Latest:
The suspect in the Texas synagogue hostage situation spoke with a New York City rabbi today
The FBI interviewed a New York City-based rabbi who spoke to the suspect in the Texas synagogue hostage situation earlier today.

The rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas — who is among the four people being held hostage — called the rabbi in New York City at the request of the hostage taker.

She is a well-known rabbi who has no connection to the hostage taker. According to the official, the hostage taker told the rabbi that Aafia Siddiqui was framed and that they want her released.

The Post Millennial adds:
UPDATE 6:10 p.m. EST: Lawyer confirms Aafia Siddiqui's brother is not the suspect inside the Synagogue.

The Daily Mail is also following the story, and names the brother as Muhammad Siddiqui, who is listed as an architect in Houston.
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/15/2022 17:48 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [385 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

#1  Fox news just filmed a couple of Law Enforcement guys (possibly FBI) all kitted out in tactical gear, setting up and adjusting a what appeared to be a SATCOM antenna and keying a secure hand-held receiver. Again, 'appeared' to be.

FOX reported POTUS is monitoring the situation.

Could be more to this than the news is able to report.


Posted by: Besoeker || 01/15/2022 17:55 Comments || Top||

#2  "The Big Guy says send in the autonomous spider kill-bots and bring this to an end."
"Aye, Captain. Swarm released"
Posted by: SteveS || 01/15/2022 18:00 Comments || Top||

#3  More likely the Big Guy is saying "Spring Ape-ia from jail... White supremacists... Domestic terrorists... Vote counters..."
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/15/2022 18:02 Comments || Top||

#4  Nelson said "we know there’s a subject inside and other people inside with him," but stopped short of describing it as a hostage situation.

We are being ruled by idiots.
Posted by: jpal || 01/15/2022 18:05 Comments || Top||

#5  Could this be the event Iran promised would occur within the US last week? If so this will not end well.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 01/15/2022 18:07 Comments || Top||

#6  Any bets on how soon the FBI will report that.... "they've had the suspect on their radar for weeks-months ?"

Bets on suspect entered the US via the Southern border ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 01/15/2022 18:13 Comments || Top||

#7  Claims to be the brother of Al Qaida terrorist Aafia Siddiqui.
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 01/15/2022 18:14 Comments || Top||

#8  Thank you for catching this for us, Besoeker, and for all who’re bringing additional information. I’ve set this as today’s headline, and tagged it Devout Muslims until it’s confirmed that he is doing this in the name of his sister’s org — Al Qaeda.

I had just turned on the internet and saw something about it, but having learnt a thing or two over the years, checked here to see who beat me to the story instead of spending half an hour working up an article unnecessarily :-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/15/2022 18:40 Comments || Top||

#9  Bets on suspect entered the US via the Southern border ?

Over/under would appear to be quite high
Posted by: Merrick Ferret || 01/15/2022 18:49 Comments || Top||

#10  Colleyville is about 15 miles from FMC Carswell, where the terrorist creature is currently incarcerated.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/15/2022 18:51 Comments || Top||

#11  "I will die here ..." Hostage Taker
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 01/15/2022 19:37 Comments || Top||

#12  #11 "I will die here ..." Hostage Taker

"Make it so"
Posted by: Frank G || 01/15/2022 19:39 Comments || Top||

#13  Would be nice to erase both at the same time
Posted by: Frank G || 01/15/2022 19:44 Comments || Top||

#14  Refreshed the Daily Mail link to get:

The man has released one hostage unharmed, who has been reunited with his family, according to police sources.

The suspect is still holding Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker and two other people hostage.


The Daily Mail also did a special article on Aafia Siddique, “Lady Al Qaeda”, here.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/15/2022 19:47 Comments || Top||

#15  I wonder if by sister, the jihadi just means sister in Islam rather than a biological sister, given that the brother’s lawyer says it’s not him.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/15/2022 19:50 Comments || Top||

#16  Backpack full of bombs...
Posted by: Ebbomoger Speaking for Boskone4589 || 01/15/2022 20:41 Comments || Top||

#17  Given the mating habits, it can be both...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 01/15/2022 20:42 Comments || Top||

#18  Perhaps Ilhan Omar can explain the urges?
Posted by: Frank G || 01/15/2022 20:58 Comments || Top||

#19  FOX reported POTUS is monitoring the situation.

Right.
Posted by: Woodrow || 01/15/2022 21:28 Comments || Top||

#20  I've seen the same speculation TW. It's possible - hard to say given the predilection of lying to the kufar. R
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 01/15/2022 21:35 Comments || Top||

#21  as of just a bit ago, hostages are safe, hostage taker is dead
Posted by: Lord Garth || 01/15/2022 22:56 Comments || Top||

#22  I love a happy ending.
Posted by: SteveS || 01/15/2022 22:59 Comments || Top||

#23  Piss be upon him - whoever is he is.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 01/15/2022 23:00 Comments || Top||

#24  Expectations would be low, Hollywood being Hollywood, but I'd totally watch the first episode of Cytron-Walker, Texas Rabbi.
Posted by: Percy Snomoper7500 || 01/15/2022 23:19 Comments || Top||

#25  First rumors say that everyone is safe and the miscreant has passed the room temperature challenge.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/15/2022 23:21 Comments || Top||

#26  Confirmed, apparently HRT went in and suspect received forceful ballistic ventilation.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 01/15/2022 23:26 Comments || Top||

#27  Would love to see the teams body cam videos on this jewel of an operation.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 01/15/2022 23:34 Comments || Top||

#28  So glad it finally ended in the best possible way, though I’ll leave watching the rescue team video to those better suited to appreciating it properly.

The latest Daily Mail article update adds:

He added that the investigation is ongoing and they will be working with London police on the case. The suspect was heard having a British accent on the live stream when he entered the synagogue.

Officials said they have identified the suspect, but will not release his name yet, adding that the suspect was focused on only one goal.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/15/2022 23:44 Comments || Top||

#29  Bomb technicians are combing the site.
Posted by: Blackbeard Barnsmell6454 || 01/15/2022 23:56 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Soldier martyred in terrorist attack on military post in Bannu
[NATION.PK] A Pakistain Army soldier embraced martyrdom in fight against bandidos hard boyz in Jani Khel area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s Bannu district, last night.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), on the night of January 13-14, 2022, bandidos hard boyz fired on a military post in Jani Khel.

The ISPR stated that Pakistain Army troops initiated a prompt response and effectively engaged the terrorists’ location.

However,
by candlelight every wench is handsome...
during the intense exchange of fire with terrorists, the 26-year-old Sepoy Sarfaraz Ali, a resident of Vehari, embraced martyrdom.
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Iraq
Death row inmate in al-Hout dies
[SHAFAQ] An inmate on death row in the Nasiriyah Central Prison, aka al-Hout (The Whale), reportedly died earlier today, Friday.

A security source told Shafaq News Agency that the 49-old inmate sentenced to death pursuant to Article 4/Terrorism passed away due to a sudden health complication
of death.
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#1  That's what they are supposed to do , right?
Posted by: Chris || 01/15/2022 10:40 Comments || Top||


KDP member survives an assassination attempt in Baghdad
[SHAFAQ] A member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) survived an liquidation attempt in the east of Baghdad.

A security source told Shafaq News Agency that an gang attacked Friday the motorcade of Mahdi Abdul-Karim al-Faili on the Qanat al-Jaish road.

The attack did not result in injuries but damaged the vehicles of the motorcade.

Yesterday, the Party's fifth branch (Baghdad branch) was also targeted with a grenade.

The Kurdistan Democratic Party is the largest party in Iraqi Kurdistan and the senior partner in the Kurdistan Regional Government.

The KDP is described as a Kurdish "nationalist big tent" Party.

KDP, led by Masrour Barzani, won 31 seats in the last Iraqi elections.
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12 terrorists were arrested in Al-Anbar
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Twelve people belonging to ISIS were arrested on Friday in al-Anbar Governorate, west of the country.

In a statement, the Agency said that its detachments apprehended 11 forces of Evil in separate areas of al-Anbar.

The arrested "confessed of working with ISIS, and had participated in festivities and attacks against the security forces."

They had been referred to the competent authorities to take the necessary measures against them.

In the same context, the Security Media Cell announced the arrest of a "terrorist" at the entrance to Fallujah in al-Anbar.

The security force also seized 21 bombs in the Albu Tayban area in Ramadi.

ISIS still has sleeper cells in several Iraqi Governorates.

Recently, the terrorist organization has become more active, as sleeper cells target civilians and security forces, especially in the governorates of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
Saladin, and Diyala, known as "the Triangle of Death."
Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [84 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Five Palestinians arrested in Tulkarm
[SANA.SY] Israeli occupation forces arrested on Friday five Paleostinians in Tulkarm city in the West Bank.

Wafa news agency reported that the occupation forces stormed Zeita town, north of the city, and arrested five Paleostinians.

On Thursday, the occupation forces arrested four Paleostinians in Jenin in the West Bank.


Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [81 views] Top|| File under: PLO


Southeast Asia
Malaysia Hands Over 3 Rebel Suspects to Thailand
[BenarNews] Malaysia handed three suspected gunnies to Thailand this week, as Thai and rebel negotiators
...that’s be the Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN), the largest group in the South Thailand jihad...
wrapped up their first in-person peace talks in nearly two years, officials in Thailand’s troubled Deep South said Thursday.

The handover was the first official transfer in about 25 years of prisoners associated with the separatist insurgency in Thailand’s southern border region, a military source indicated. The Malay-speaking gunnies have long been known to seek haven across the border.

"Authorities took custody of three suspected gunnies handed over from Malaysia on Wednesday," Thailand’s Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) said Thursday.
The three are from the BRN’s fighting wing, dear Reader, in case you wondered.

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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
ISIS attaches leaflets to walls and doors of mosques in towns in Syria's Deir ez Zor
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

On Friday, residents of towns in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, east Syria, were surprised to see banners of 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....
Organization (ISIS) and leaflets attached to doors and walls of mosques.

"Residents were surprised with leaflets attached to walls of mosques bearing a message by the ISIS bandidos bully boyz addressing the Good State, which are areas in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, warning people never to come close to checkpoints of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and threatening the SDF with killing if they do not repent," eyewitnesses of the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor told North Press.

The leaflets bore a phrase saying, "Do not Touch the paper" in order not to remove it, according to the source.

Residents of Abu Hamam, al-Gharanij and al-Keshkyya towns, in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, removed the leaflets and downed ISIS banners that were raised in the aforementioned towns, Sources told North Press.

"The goal of spreading these leaflets is to instill fear among people in addition to blackmailing venture capitalists and traders in order to pay royalties to groups operating under ISIS name," a military source of SDF told North Press.

"SDF will pursue ISIS sleeper cells and any groups work in its name to sow horror among people, who should not believe in or response to these threats, and those who are threatened or blackmailed have to tell the military forces directly," the source added.
Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [69 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


A Syrian government soldier was wounded by Turkish forces in Kobani
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [60 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Turkish forces and Turkish-backed armed factions targeted three villages in the northern countryside of Hasakah
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 01/15/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [58 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte



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