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COAS endorses death sentence for retired brigadier, a civilian for 'espionage, leaking information'
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Afghanistan
Scores of Taliban fighters killed after attacking ANDSF checkpoint in Wardak
[KhaamaPress] The security forces carried out a series of Arclight airstrikes in central Wardak province killing at least 36 hard boys.

The informed military sources said Thursday that the security forces carried out the airstrikes in response to a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attack on a checkpoint of the security forces.

"In Chak-e district, airstrikes killed 36 Taliban fighters attacking a ANDSF checkpoint," the sources added.

In the meantime, the military sources said the security forces carried out airstrikes in Pul-e-Alam district of Pashtun-infested Logar killing at least four Taliban fighters.

The anti-government armed forces of Evil including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan Special Forces rescue 32 people from a Taliban prison in Zabul
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces have rescued at least 32 people from a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
prison in southern Zabul province.

The Special Operations Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said the Afghan Special Forces have rescued 32 people from a Taliban prison in Nawbahar district of Zabul.

The statement further added that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Bazar Kohna Village of the district, rescuing 10 civilians and 18 security personnel.

According to Special Operations Corps, the identifies of 4 other individuals have not been ascertained so far.

The Special Forces also confiscated two Ak-47 assault rifles and some other military kits during the operation, the Special Corps added.

This is not the first the time the Afghan forces are rescuing civilians and security personnel from a Taliban prison. Scores of people have been rescued during the similar operations in the past as well.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [77 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Six Killed, 16 Wounded In Kabul Suicide Attack
[ToloNews] At least six people were killed and 16 others were maimed in a suicide kaboom close to Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul city on Thursday, Kabul police confirmed.

The attack took place at 12:10pm Kabul time at the entrance gate of Marshal Fahim National Defense University in Kabul's PD5, according to the officials.

Ministry of Interior said coppers at the gate recognized the suicide attacker and when a policeman was trying to unarm him and prevent him from entering the university, he detonated his explosives.

The ministry said four civilians are also among those maimed.

Eyewitnesses said the jacket wallah detonated his explosives among the cadets who were leaving the university.

All those maimed have been transferred to hospitals, officials said.
No group including the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
has grabbed credit for the attack.
Al Ahram adds:
The college is one of Afghanistan’s main officer training academies.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came as Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
representatives met senior Afghan politicians in Moscow as part of efforts to reach a settlement to end the 18-year-long conflict.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [142 views] Top|| File under:


15 Taliban militants, 200 kgs of explosives destroyed in Ghazni and Paktika operations
[KhaamaPress] The security forces conducted separate operations in south-eastern Ghazni and Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
provinces killing at least 15 Talibs.

The informed military sources said Thursday that the Afghan Special Forces conducted operations in Deh Yak and Andar districts killing at least two holy warriors and destroying 200 kgs of explosives.

The sources further added that the security forces also conducted two Arclight airstrikes in Andar district of Ghazni killing two Taliban
...Arabic for students...
fighters.

"A 2nd Brigade of the 203rd Corps in Jani Khel district of Paktika resulted in 10 Taliban fighters killed and 6 maimed," the sources said, adding that an airstrike killed another Taliban fighter in Bermal district of the province.

The anti-government armed holy warriors including Taliban have not commented regarding the airstrike so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Al-Shabaab Claims Victory Over Battle With Allied Troops
[RADIOSHABELLE] al-Shabaab
... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
has claimed great victory over heavy combat with Somali and Kenyan troops in southern Somalia on Thursday.

The hard boy group said its combatants managed to briefly seize a military base in the town of Afmadow in Lower Jubba region. There were no independent sources verifying the claim.

The fighters clashed with Kenyan soldiers serving under AMISOM in the outskirts of the town, but, no casualties have been reported so far.

Somali military officials in the region are yet to comment on the latest festivities.

Posted by: Fred || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [95 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Suspected Somali Pirates Arraigned Seychelles Supreme Court
[RADIOSHABELLE] The Seychelles Supreme Court has formally charged five suspected Somali pirates who were transferred to Seychelles by EU NAVFOR in April, the Police said on Tuesday.

The five suspects were transferred to Seychellois authorities by the EU NAVFOR Somalia Operation Atalanta on April 26 after being captured by the EU NAVFOR’s flagship ESPS NAVARRA.

The suspects were transferred to Seychellois authorities in accordance with a transfer agreement between Seychelles and the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
with support from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and first appeared in court on Monday, April 29.

The police said that all five suspects will reappear in court on June 7.

One of the pirates had been tossed in the calaboose
You have the right to remain silent...
and transferred to Seychelles’ authorities in November 2017 and was repatriated in December 2018, the police added.

Seychelles, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean, is geographically close to the Somali coast and has placed itself at the forefront of the fight against piracy since 2005. The island nation since then has been working with international partners to apprehend and prosecute suspected Somali pirates.

In 2015, the island nation set up a modern court complex that has special jurisdiction to hear cases related to such crimes.

Posted by: Fred || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [93 views] Top|| File under: Pirates


Africa North
Turkey trains GNA militias as extremists flock to Tripoli
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Libyan National Army (LNA) has released video footage of Ottoman Turkish military trainers showing militia fighters in Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
how to operate Ottoman Turkish armored personal carriers.

According to an official statement by the LNA information office, the footage was found on the phone of a captured Government of National Accord (GNA) fighter.
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Posted by: Fred || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Uzbekistan Says 156 Citizens Evacuated from Mideast Conflicts
See here for the Syrian side of things.
[AnNahar] Uzbekistan on Thursday said it had repatriated 156 citizens, mostly women and kiddies, caught up in unspecified Middle East armed conflicts, a day after Kurdish authorities in Syria said they had handed over scores of Uzbeks linked to IS.

The Uzbekistan foreign ministry said the citizens had been "tricked into the zone of armed conflicts in the Middle East" but made no reference to the country from which the citizens were returning.

Their arrival in the capital Tashkent "by special flight" was ordered by President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the statement said.

The Uzbek authorities offered few details of the repatriation but said the government would "provide comprehensive assistance to rehabilitation and reintegration for all Uzbek citizens who have returned to their homeland after a difficult life".

The announcement came after Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Wednesday handed over 148 Uzbek women and kiddies linked to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group to diplomats from the Central Asian country for repatriation.

In total more than 300 Uzbeks were due to be sent home, front man Kamal Akef told AFP, as the Kurds look to transfer away thousands of foreign jihadists trapped in camps following the defeat of the IS "caliphate" by U.S.-backed forces.

The fall of the Islamic State's caliphate in Iraq and Syria has left many countries grappling with what to do with the jihadists and their relatives.

Many of their countries of origin have been reluctant to repatriate them or put them on trial at home.

The largest repatriation effort by a European country so far saw Kosovo in April take back 110 of its nationals from Syria -- mostly the wives and children of IS fighters.

Earlier this year hundreds of people were repatriated to neighboring Kazakhstan from Syria and some were detained for extremism on arrival.

Another Central Asian country, Tajikistan, said this month that 84 children had been brought back from Iraq, where their parents had been either sentenced to prison for extremism-related crimes or killed in battle.

More than 370,000 people have been killed and half of Syria's population displaced since the war began in March 2011.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [119 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


India-Pakistan
COAS endorses death sentence for retired brigadier, a civilian for 'espionage, leaking information'
[DAWN] Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa endorsed punishment to two senior retired Army officers and one civil officer "on the charges of espionage/ leakage of sensitive information to foreign agencies prejudice to the national security", a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations said on Thursday.

"The officers were tried under Pakistain Army Act (PAA) and Official Secret Act by separate Field General Court Marshal (FGCM) for separate cases," said the statement issued by the military's media wing.

The following details, quoted verbatim, list the names of the three individuals and the punishment accorded to them:
  • Retired Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal — awarded 14 years rigorous imprisonment

  • Retired Brigadier Raja Rizwan — awarded death sentence

  • Doctor Wasim Akram (Employed at Sensitive Organisation) — awarded death sentence

  • ISPR also released a video statement of Major General Asif Ghafoor confirming the arrest of the two officers and their court-marital.

Posted by: Fred || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


'Terror bid foiled' as Quetta police kills alleged suicide bomber outside Imambargah
[DAWN] Quetta police on Thursday killed an alleged jacket wallah in the city's Mecongi road area when he attempted to gain entry into Imambargah
...since Pakistain is very religiously correct, Shia Moslems can't call their houses of worship 'mosques,' which are reserved for Sunnis. It's not clear if imambargahs are used for explosives storage like mosques are...
Nasirul Aza, according to Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Abdul Razzaq Cheema.

A policeman was also injured when the bomber, reportedly dressed in a woman's attire, hurled a hand-held bomb towards the Imambargah, the DIG said, adding that a "major terror bid has been foiled."

The injured policeman was rushed to the nearby civil hospital for medical treatment. The doctors later described his condition as "out of danger".

The bomber was carrying almost 12 to 15kg of explosives, an official of the bomb disposal squad who wished not to be named told DawnNewsTV.

Following the incident, additional police force reached the scene of the crime and initiated their investigation. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.

The Imam Bargah Nasirul Aza is located in the heart of Quetta city and has been targeted in the past as well.

Security has been beefed up in and around Quetta in anticipation of Jumatul Wida and Youmul Quds.

Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan Alyani "acknowledged and praised the police constable's successful foiling of the terror bid", which he said "saved many previous lives".

Posted by: Fred || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Lashkar e-Jhangvi


Iraq
Kirkuk conniptions: Series of deadly explosions shake Kirkuk, turbans attack innocent peasants, burn fields


Several deadly explosions shake Kirkuk
Video of an explosion and an aftermath at the link.
[Rudaw] A number of explosions hit Kirkuk city late on Thursday, killing three people and injuring at least 16 people.

Speaking on Rudaw TV, the head of Kirkuk Operations Saad Harbya said the situation is under control. He blamed the Islamic State (ISIS) for trying to "retaliate against the harsh attacks by Iraqi forces."

For nearly two months, Iraqi Security Forces have been conducting anti-ISIS clearing operations, primarily in southern Kirkuk.

Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIED) detonated around 10 p.m. (local time).

Rudaw's correspondent in Kirkuk said three people have died and 18 were wounded, including a high-ranking police officer.

Iraqi Security Media Cell later confirmed the explosion in a statement that six IEDs exploded in Kirkuk and security forces “defused” two others.

“These attacks took place in the streets of Quds, [near] the governor’s office and Baghdad Road in Kirkuk province, injuring two people,” it said. The area is a popular commercial area where many malls and nightlife spots are located.

The media cell added in a separate statement that three people were initially killed and 16 were injured.

No group immediately claimed the attacks.

Kirkuk villagers clash with ISIS, 1 dead and 7 wounded

Kirkuk (IraqiNews) War Media Cell announced, on Thursday, that some villagers in Kirkuk have clashed with the Islamic State militants. The clashes have resulted in the killing of one persons and wounding of seven others.

The Cell said in a press statement that Eftkharat Village’s residents, in Daquq District, clashed with some IS militants. One of the villagers was killed, while seven others were injured due to the clashes, the statement added.

The statement further added that the clashes resulted also in burning agriculture crops.

ISIS blamed for Kirkuk crop field fire that killed 1, injured 9

One person died and nine others were injured on Wednesday night when a fire tore through a wheat field in southern Kirkuk, local officials confirmed. Islamic States (ISIS) militants are thought to be behind a recent spate of arson attacks targeting crops.

Areas affected by the fire included Ali Saray, Anana and Kobani villages of the Kakai region and Dara in Haftaghar area in Daquq, southern Kirkuk.

“When the fire ripped through the farmlands of Ali Saray village, I was nearby and saw some people from a distance torching the crops,” Luqman Khurshid, a local agricultural worker, told Rudaw

The fire broke out at around 10:30 p.m., he said.

“One person named Hardi Saman was killed and nine others wounded while trying to put out the fire by bullets from ISIS militants,” Rajab Kakai, head of the Mitra Organization for the Development of Yarsani Culture, told Rudaw English.

“We have no doubt it was done by ISIS, because last fall they had come up to the farmers when cultivating their land warning them that they had to pay them Zakat when they harvested their crops,” he said, referring to a form of Islamic tax.

“The scale of the fire was big. More than 200 dunams of Kakai lands were torched last night,” Kakai added.

In a statement, Iraqi Security Forces said Haftaghar residents had clashed with “Daesh gangs”.

“The residents of [Haftaghar] village of Daquq district in the Kirkuk province clashed with members of terrorist Daesh gangs, leading to the martyrdom of one citizen ... and the burning of agricultural crops,” the Iraqi Security Media Cell said Thursday morning, using the Arabic acronym for ISIS.

Arson attacks on agricultural land are a new tactic employed by ISIS remnants operating in the disputed territories.

Hundreds of dunams of cropland have been burned over the course of May in Diyala, Kirkuk, Saladin, and Nineveh provinces.

ISIS claimed responsibility for some of the attacks via its media outlets. Other incidents were potentially caused by land disputes, electrical faults, or by accident.

More cropland was burned earlier this month in Makhmour, a disputed area to the southwest of Erbil, after local farmers refused to pay the Islamic tax.

Disputed parts of Diyala, Nineveh, and Saladin provinces are claimed by both the Kurdistan Regional Government in Erbil and Iraq’s central government in Baghdad. Militants are exploiting the security gaps between federal and Peshmerga lines.

ISIS is not the only militarized body accused of arson. In fires that took place in Khanaqin, locals blamed the Shiite paramilitaries Hashd al-Shaabi (known in English as the Popular Mobilization Forces, or PMF). Locals there also claimed to have received calls demanding zakat.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [146 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Yezidi woman rescued in Anbar anti-ISIS operation
[Rudaw] Iraqi security forces rescued a 19-year-old Yezidi woman during a raid on an Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS) hideout in Anbar on Thursday, security officials said. Seven bandidos holy warriors were killed in the assault.

The teenager was likely among the thousands of Yezidi women and kiddies kidnapped by ISIS when bandidos holy warriors seized the minority community’s heartland of Shingal in the summer of 2014.

"A force from the Intelligence Agency in the Ministry of Interior was able to free a Yezidi kidnapee held in one of the hideouts belonging to ISIS in al-Anbar’s desert," reads a statement released by Iraq’s security media cell, using the Arabic acronym for ISIS.

The cell did not provide details on the names or nationalities of the seven bandidos holy warriors killed in the operation or any weapons and intelligence gathered at the scene.

Although ISIS was declared defeated in Iraq in December 2017, its remnants have retreated into Iraq’s deserts and mountains to resume their earlier insurgency tactics.

"We will continue our efforts to free the kidnapped children of our country held by ISIS, and we are bent on returning them to their families," Yahya Rasul, spokesperson for Iraq’s Ministry of Defense, tweeted Thursday.

Ezidi24, a multi-lingual website specializing in Yezidi news, named the rescued woman as Jwan Ilyas Qirmish, born in 2000 and from Shingal, citing an unnamed source.

Some 6,417 Yezidis were kidnapped by ISIS in 2014. Many endured years of sexual slavery or were brutalized as child soldiers. According to the most recent data from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Yezidi Affairs Office, the fate of 2,992 is still unknown.

Hundreds were recently rescued from the last ISIS holdout in Baghouz, eastern Syria. ISIS was ousted from the town in March 2019.

Yezidi House, a Jazeera-based charity, has returned 491 people to their families in recent weeks, according to Hawarnews, a media outlet close to northern Syria’s Kurdish-led authority.

Three women and three children are still in the charity’s care and are yet to be handed back to their families.

The Yezidi Spiritual Council has said it will not accept children fathered by ISIS rapists into the community, leaving Yezidi survivors to choose between their faith and their children.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [89 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Hamas leader thanks Iran for long-range rockets, threatens Tel Aviv, fire balloons continue
[IsraelTimes] Yahya Sinwar says that without capabilities provided by Tehran, his terror group would not have been able to hit Beersheba as it did in last round of fighting.

Separately, the Israel Fire and Rescue Services reported that an incendiary balloon launched from Gazoo sparked a fire in an open field near the border with the coastal enclave.

This was the 45th such fire in May, which has seen ceasefire of rockets since May 6, but a near daily onslaught of incendiary objects flown from the Strip toward Israel, burning dozens of acres of land.

Israel announced Saturday night that, as of Sunday, the fishing zone off the coast of the Gazoo Strip will be expanded to 15 nautical miles (27.8 kilometers), four days after it was reduced to 10 nautical miles (18.5 kilometers) amid a rash of incendiary balloon attacks from the coastal Paleostinian territory.

Since last March, incendiary balloons have caused fires that destroyed thousands of acres of farmland and nature reserves in southern Israel, in particular in the areas bordering Gazoo.

Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 01:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  So the next time you get those IDF tanks and bulldozers lined up on your border you can thank the Mad Mullahs for that too.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 05/31/2019 11:25 Comments || Top||


Palestinian caught smuggling two pipe bombs into West Bank military court
For some idiots in that part of the world, this kind of thing seems to be a right (sorry) rite of passage. And so they regularly try — and fail in exactly the same way.
[IsraelTimes] Explosive devices fall out from under suspect’s shirt after he is challenged by border police on guard outside complex.

A Paleostinian man tried to to smuggle two pipe bombs into a West Bank military court Thursday by hiding them under his shirt, police said in a statement, adding that alert officers had foiled the attempted attack.

The entrance to the Samaria Military Court in the village of Salem was briefly blocked and the area cordoned off while police sappers inspected the improvised bombs.

Officers on guard at the court "noticed a number of things which raised their suspicions" the statement said. One of the officers cocked his gun and, aiming it at the suspect, instructed him to raise his shirt. When he did so, two pipe bombs fell to the ground.

Officer immediately closed down the entrance and moved the public away from the area while sappers worked to neutralize the pipe bombs. A search of the suspect also uncovered a number of pistol bullets, police said.

There were no injuries in the incident and the suspect, 18, from a Paleostinian refugee camp in Jenin, was taken away for questioning.

Pipe bombs are frequently used by Paleostinian assailants in attempted attacks at the Samaria Military Court.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/31/2019 01:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [115 views] Top|| File under:


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syria regime strikes kill seven in latest Idlib bloodshed
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Regime air strikes on an turban enclave in northwest Syria killed seven civilians on Thursday, a monitor said, the latest deaths in a bloody wave of government attacks.

Damascus and its ally Russia have pummelled Idlib province and surroundings over the past month despite a truce deal aimed at staving off a humanitarian catastrophe.

The Britannia-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring organization says over 285 civilians have been killed since late April in the enclave, home to almost three million people.

"The pace of air strikes decreased relatively on Thursday compared to previous days," said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman.

But bombings still killed seven civilians, including five in the town of Maaret al-Numan on the western edge of the turban-held territory, he said.

An AFP photographer reported the strikes hit a residential area, collapsing a building and killing some of those inside.

The body of a victim could be seen still in bed as rescue workers struggled to reach survivors trapped under the rubble.

Idlib province and some surrounding areas are mostly controlled by Hayat Tahrir al-Sham
, a group dominated by former members of al-Qaeda’s Syria affiliate.

The United Nations
...aka the Oyster Bay Chowder and Marching Society...
says roughly 270,000 people have been displaced by the fighting since late April and that aid agencies have been forced to halt work in some areas.

Some 30 health facilities and schools have been hit, the UN says.

Despite the surge in attacks, the government has not announced an all-out offensive to retake the entire turban enclave.

Russia and rebel supporter The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
brokered a ceasefire deal in September to avert a government assault it was feared could spark the worst humanitarian disaster of the eight-year war.

Turkey President Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
... Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey...
on Thursday spoke by telephone to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin
...President-for-Life of Russia. He gets along well with other presidents for life. He is credited with bringing political stability and re-establishing something like the rule of law, which occasionally results in somebody dropping dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substance. Under Putin, a new group of business magnates controlling significant swathes of Russia's economy has emerged, all of whom have close personal ties to him. The old bunch, without close personal ties to Putin, are in jail or in exile or dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substances...
, calling for the ceasefire to be respected, the Ottoman Turkish presidency said.

Erdogan told Putin it was important to "apply the ceasefire without delay in order to focus once again on finding a political solution" to the Syrian conflict, a statement said.

He also "stressed the need to prevent more lives being lost in regime attacks mainly targeting civilians" and to eliminate the "growing risk" of a wave of migrants colonists heading for Turkey’s border.

Posted by: Fred || 05/31/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria



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Two weeks of WOT
Fri 2019-05-31
  COAS endorses death sentence for retired brigadier, a civilian for 'espionage, leaking information'
Thu 2019-05-30
  IDF Destroying Hezbollah's Last, Largest Cross-Border Attack Tunnel
Wed 2019-05-29
  22 Released from 'Islamic State Kidnapping' in DR Congo
Tue 2019-05-28
  IS claims responsibility for a Bangladesh explosion
Mon 2019-05-27
  Gunmen raid Burkina Faso church, kill four
Sun 2019-05-26
  Sri Lanka Troops Launch Major Hunt for Islamists Linked to Suicide Attacks
Sat 2019-05-25
  3 killed, 19 wounded in blast inside Quetta mosque ahead of Friday prayers
Fri 2019-05-24
  Emir of Al-Qaeda allied Ansar Ghazwatul Hind, Zakir Musa, has been officially killed
Thu 2019-05-23
  Algeria Army Chief Says Has ‘No Political’ Ambition
Wed 2019-05-22
   'American Taliban' released
Tue 2019-05-21
  8-10 Somali Teens Armed With Hammers Attack Bystanders at East Bank Rail Station in MN
Mon 2019-05-20
  Houthi's launch IRBM at Mecca!
Sun 2019-05-19
  Islamic State in West Africa Forming ‘Jihadist Proto-State’ in Nigeria
Sat 2019-05-18
  Drone strike kills notorious ISIS leader and his fighters in East of Afghanistan
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