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Wasserman Schultz Refuses To Respond To Accusations She Attempted To Shut Down Awan Probe
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Afghanistan
Terror suspect involved in over 300 bombings in Afghanistan has been held in UK
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] A terror suspect who was involved in more than 300 bombings in Afghanistan has been nabbed
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
by the police in United Kingdom, it has been reported.

The detained suspect has been identified as Khalid Ali and was arrested in April 2017 on charges of preparing acts of terrorism.

He was arrested from Westminster and at least three knives were also discovered and confiscated from him by the police forces.

The police in UK also released the interrogation footage of the suspect where he admitted being in Afghanistan and detonating explosives.

In response to a question regarding the casualties inflicted on civilians or security personnel in Afghanistan, Ali has said "I will remain silent."

The anti-government armed myrmidon groups frequently use explosives materials for the roadside kaboomings and boom-mobileings to target the government staff and security personnel.

However,
corruption finds a dozen alibis for its evil deeds...
in majority of such incidents the ordinary civilians are targeted besides such bombings incur casualties to the security personnel and in some cases the Talibs themselves are killed or maimed.

A total of 10,453 civilian casualties ‐ 3,438 people killed and 7,015 injured ‐ were documented in the 2017 Annual Report released last month by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) and the UN Human Rights Office.

The report further added that the high number of casualties to the civilians were inflicted by suicide kabooms and other attacks using improvised bombs (IEDs).

Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  He gets a pension, right?
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 06/10/2018 5:33 Comments || Top||

#2  They're making him mayor-for-life of Liverpool.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 06/10/2018 5:54 Comments || Top||


Kunduz attack claims the lives of 24 ALP and Public Uprising forces
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least twenty four security personnel belonging to the Afghan Local Police (ALP) and the Public Uprising Forces bit the dust in an attack by the Talibs in northern Kunduz province.

According to the local officials, the incident took place late on Friday night in the vicinity of Qala Zal district.

Provincial governor’s front man Nematullah Temori confirmed that 19 ALP soldiers bit the dust in the attack.

However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
the district administrative chief Amanuddin Qureshi confirmed the incident said doznes of Taliban
...Arabic for students...
gunnies launched a coordinated attack on security posts in Baghcha and Kalokh areas, leaving at least 25 people dead.

He said the Afghan cops immediately responded to the attack by deploying forces and at least eight bandidos gunnies were killed in the retaliatory fire.

Qureshi further added that at least nine Taliban gunnies were also maimed during the festivities with the security personnel.

Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Arabia
Houthi forces destroy military vehicle of Saudi-backed troops in west Yemen
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Houthi forces recently scored a direct hit on a military vehicle belonging to the Saudi-backed troops along the western coast of Yemen.

The official media wing of the Houthi forces released a video of their troops firing an anti-tank guided missile towards an armored ACP vehicle in a bid to inflict damage on the encroaching GCC-backed troops.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6461 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Saudi Arabia says Houthi strike kills 2 people in Jizan
[ALMASDARNEWS] At least two people were killed in southern Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
, today, after the Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
forces fired several ballistic missiles towards Gulf kingdom’s Jizan Region.

In response to Houthi missile strike, the Saudi-led Coalition has vowed to retaliate against the group.

Saudi Arabia has been actively bombing Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
for over three years in a bid to restore exiled President ’Abd Rubbah Mansour Hadi’s rule.

Despite the bombings, the Houthi forces have managed to take control of 25 percent of Yemen, including the capital city of Sanaa.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Scores of Gulf-backed troops killed in Houthi missile strike in west Yemen
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Gulf-backed troops in western Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
suffered heavy losses tonight after the Houthi
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews ...
forces scored a direct hit on their positions along the coast.

According to the official media wing of the Houthi forces, their rocket battalion fired a Qaher-2M ballistic missile at a gathering of Gulf-backed troops in the southern part of the Hodeideh Governorate, resulting in heavy losses in the latter’s ranks.

This latest missile strike comes just 72 hours after the Houthi forces launched a massive counter-assault to recapture the ground they lost to the Gulf-backed fighters in southern Hodeideh.

The Houthi operation resulted in the recapture of the entire al-Jah area and the death of more than 50 Gulf-backed fighters.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  Al-Masdar says on their about page that they are an independent media service free from any political or corporate funding, sponsorship or association, but western media refers to them as “Pro-Regime [Syrian].” Overall, we rate Al-Masdar Left-Center biased in reporting and Mixed factually due to poor sourcing. (M. Huitsing 9/25/2017)
Given recent Al Masdar reporting, its a wonder that any "Gulf-backed troops" are still alive.
Posted by: Clurong Peacock9529 || 06/10/2018 9:55 Comments || Top||

#2  Truly, Clurong Peacock9529. But nobody is unbiased in that part of the world -- it's just a matter of recognizing which bias a particular source has, and how fanciful its reports. Too far from reality, and we don't use them. That's one reason we stopped posting articles from Hurriyet after the so-called coup attempt in Turkey. It no longer dared be an independent voice.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/10/2018 20:22 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel says it destroyed Hamas undersea tunnel
[AFP] An Israeli air strike on the Gaza Strip destroyed a Hamas tunnel giving frogmen unseen access to the sea from their base, the Israeli army said Sunday.

Army spokesman Jonathan Conricus told reporters that the tunnel, the first of its kind discovered by Israeli intelligence, was hit on June 3 in the north of the strip as Israeli aircraft pounded over a dozen militant targets in Gaza.

He said it was probable there were more like it not yet located by Israel.

"We continue to monitor using all our operational, technical and intelligence capabilities that we have at our disposal," he added.

Last week's strikes were launched in retaliation for rockets fired at Israel by Palestinians in Gaza.

Conricus said that the tunnel ran from a military facility of Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas into the Mediterranean sea, "a few dozen metres away" at a depth underwater of two to three metres.

"It could have facilitated hostile activity against the state of Israel," he said, adding that the tunnel's underwater exit was about three kilometres (two miles) from Israel's border.

He said that the tunnel had been used in Hamas training and was "operational".
Posted by: Frank G || 06/10/2018 13:33 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  I'm sure they were just out fishing...
Posted by: Raj || 06/10/2018 16:54 Comments || Top||

#2  Hopefully it was occupied at the time.
Posted by: Iblis || 06/10/2018 21:08 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Complete list of Syrian forces taking part in southern Syria offensive
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian military is preparing to launch their largest offensive of the war next week, as they finalize their plans to kickoff this imperative operation in the provinces of Dara’a and Al-Quneitra.

According to a military source in Damascus, the government offensive will be led by two major forces in the Syrian Arab Army: the Tiger Forces and 4th Division.

The Tiger Forces are tasked with retaking the southern districts of Dara’a city, while the 4th Division will be split between the Al-Quneitra and Dara’a governorates.

Joining these two divisions will be a large number of soldiers and paramilitary troops that were previously deployed in the Damascus, Al-Sweida, Homs, and Hama governorates.

Below is a list of units participating in this battle:

Syrian Arab Army :

4th Division
    39th Brigade
    40th Brigade
    42nd Brigade (Ghiath Forces)

5th Armored Division
    15th Brigade

7th Division

9th Division
    Shock Forces

15th Special Forces Division

90th Brigade

Republican Guard
    105th Brigade
    106th Brigade

Palestine Liberation Army (Palestinian wing of the Syrian Army)

Tiger Forces
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syrian Army rains hell on jihadist positions near Turkish observation posts in Aleppo
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) unleashed a powerful assault on the jihadist rebels in the southwestern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate, tonight, following another ceasefire violation by the latter on Saturday.

According to a military source in Aleppo, the jihadist rebels repeatedly fired artillery shells and missiles towards the government-held al-Hamdaniyah Distirct and 3000 housing project on Saturday afternoon.

In response to this attack, the Syrian Army fired a flurry of missiles and artillery shells on the jihadist rebel positions in the al-Rashideen 4 and 5 areas, which are located near the Ottoman Turkish Army’s observation posts.
Posted by: Fred || 06/10/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria



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  Wasserman Schultz Refuses To Respond To Accusations She Attempted To Shut Down Awan Probe
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  German-Jewish teen found raped, murdered; Turkish refugee suspect arrested, Iraqi refugee suspect fled to Iraq
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  Syria opens Homs-Hama highway after near 7-year closure due to war
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  Shin Bet says it thwarted plot to assassinate prime minister, Jerusalem mayor
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  Commander: Iraqi, U.S.-backed troops take hold of Nineveh borders with Syria
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  Incendiary kite terrorism rages on despite Gaza ceasefire
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