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Bouteflika’s ex-party chief detained in Algeria corruption probe
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Afghanistan
Afghan forces conduct 112 Joint, Special Ops and 11 airstrikes in past 24 hours: MoD
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan cops conducted 112 Joint and Special Operations against the bully boy groups in the past 24 hours.

The Ministry of Defense said in a statement that the security forces conducted 15 joint and 97 special operations or tasks to suppress the bully boy groups.

Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force conducted 11 Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s to support the ground forces.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the operations in Pashtun-infested Logar, Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
, Ghazni, Faryab, Uruzgan, Ghor, Balkh, Kapisa, Zabul, Takhar, Kunar, Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
, Laghman
...Afghan province with a population of about 445,600, which is multi-ethnic and mostly a rural society. During the invasions of Alexander the Great, the area was known as Lampaka, which is apparently Olde Macedonian for Laghman.The city of Mihtarlam serves as the bucolic capital of the province. The population is half Pashtun, the remainder Tadjik and Pashai. It had a repution for great wealth until it was conquered in the tenth century by Abu Mansur Sabuktigin.
He conquered it and set fire to the places in its vicinity which were inhabited by infidels, and demolishing the idol-temples, he established Islam in them, He marched and captured other cities and killed the polluted wretches, destroying the idolatrous and gratifying the Musulmans. After wounding and killing beyond all measure, his hands and those of his friends became cold in counting the value of the plundered property.
After that it was mostly notable for the production of dirt, rocks, and holy men...
, Herat
...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns...
and Sar-e-Pul
...a city and eponymous province in northern Afghanistan, population about 500,000. Demographically it is majority Tadjik and Uzbek. There are small Pashtun, Arab, and Hazara communities, of which the Hazaras mostly don't bother anyone...
provinces.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shouting match, Bart was wondering if fisticuffs would be appropriate at this point...
the defense ministry said the security forces killed 65 turbans during the operations.

Furthermore, the ministry of defense said the security forces also maimed 28 turbans during the same operations.

In addition, the security forces arrested a suspected bully boy during the operations.

The Ministry of Defense also added that the coalition forces also provided support to the Afghan cops during the operations.

The anti-government armed turbans including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented regarding the operations so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [261 views] Top|| File under:

#1  not sure about the name Taliban

in arabic an adult student is talib

but I think the plural of that in arabic is altalib

Taliban may be a Pashto word where the root 'talib' is borrowed from arabic and the suffix 'an' is taken from Pashto

but I'm not sure of this
Posted by: lord garth || 07/08/2019 9:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Actually, al talib would mean 'the student'. The 'an' sound at the end is like a respectful inclusion of a group. Like for all those present (haazir) in a room or gathering, the speaker says, 'haaziran'.

So taliban should mean like 'all students'. Apparently speakers of the darned language do not regard any other students as students. So you're only a student if you're a talibaner. Drat !
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/08/2019 10:38 Comments || Top||

#3  Perhaps not student so much as follower (tabie, تابع) or disciple (almurid, المريد)
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/08/2019 11:41 Comments || Top||

#4  *Happy sigh* I would ask Mr, Wife, but he’s forgotten the Arabic he’d learnt while working in the Middle East. He shocked his Indian colleagues by reading the Urdu shop signs (nobody expects Americans to know foreign languages), but that was almost as long ago. ;-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 13:44 Comments || Top||

#5  To me, "Taliban" means the same as "Dead Man Walking"!
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/08/2019 20:50 Comments || Top||


University Lecturer In Kabul Arrested For Links With Daesh
[ToloNews] NDS says in a statement that the suspects were involved in "many terrorist attacks in Kabul".

The Afghan forces arrested three suspects, including a Kabul University lecturer, for links with ISIS in recruiting for the group and plotting terrorist attacks in the capital city, the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) said in a statement on Sunday.

Mubashir Muslimyar, who has been arrested by the security forces, is a lecturer at Kabul University who used to encourage students to join the terrorist group, the NDS said in the statement.

According to the NDS statement, the arrested members of ISIS are involved in plotting following attacks in Kabul:

    • Attack on a wrestling club, Maiwand Gym, in the west of Kabul on September 5, 2018, in which at least 21 people were killed;

    • Attack on a bus carrying the employees of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission in Kabul on June 4, which left five people dead;

    • And an attack on Hamid Maybe I'll join the Taliban Karzai
    ...A product, and probably the sole product, of the Southern Alliance...
    International Airport in Kabul this year.

Those arrested have confessed that they were motivated by three Kabul University lectures, including Zahir Daee and Mohammad Maroof, to join ISIS and take part in terrorist activities.
Khaama Press adds:
The National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
also added that the NDS Special Forces also arrested Ahmad Tariq Janat Gul and Ahmad Farooq son of Janat who were also busy recruiting holy warriors into ISIS ranks.

Meanwhile,
...back at the dirigible, Jack stuck the cigar in his mouth, stepped onto the gantry, and asked Got a light, Mac?

Von Schtinken stopped short, lowering the dagger and trying to control his features.

If you light that thing, Herr Armschtröng, he pointed out, his voice tense, we all die!...

the National Directorate of Security said two of detained individuals have confessed that they were recruited into ISIS ranks by Zahir Dayi, Mohammad Maroof Rasukh, Mubarshir Muslimyar and Obaidullah Mutawakil.

They also added that the ISIS recruitment leaders were initially inviting the recruits to Salafism and then into ISIS ranks.

The ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [186 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Afghan Special Forces arrest top ISIS leader in Kunduz province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces arrested a top leader of ISIS terrorist group in Kunduz province.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said Sunday the Special Forces conducted an operation in Imam Sahib district.

The statement further added that the Special Forces conducted the operation based on a tip off to arrest a top ISIS leader.

The interior ministry also added that the Special Forces conducted the raid late on Saturday night.

Meanwhile,
...back at the abandoned silver mine, a triangular dorsal fin appeared in the water. Then another...
the interior ministry said the Special Forces arrested a top ISIS leader, Amin alias Agha.

According to interior ministry, Amin was in charge of recruitment activities of the terror group in Kunduz.

The ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [114 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Taliban’s shadow district chief and his 6 security guards killed in Wardak
[KhaamaPress] The security forces killed the shadow district chief of Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and his six security guards in Wardak province.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the Special Forces conducted an operation in Nerkh district of Wardak late on Saturday night.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed Aminullah, the shadow district chief of Taliban for Nerkh district.

Furthermore, the Special Forces killed six security guards of Aminullah during the same operation.

The Ministry of Interior also added that the Special Forces also destroyed some weapons and ammunition of Taliban during the same raid.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Senior Taliban leader Mawlavi Abdul Qahar and his comrade killed in Takhar
[KhaamaPress] The security forces killed a senior Taliban
...Arabic for students...
leader and his comrade during a raid in north-eastern Takhar province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces killed Mawlavi Abdul Qahar, a senior Taliban leader in Dasht-e-Qala district.

The statement further added that the raid was conductd late on Saturday night in Ozon Kotal area of the district.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the security forces also killed one of the comrades lovers of Mawlavi Qahar during the same raid.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan, U.S. forces kill 24 Taliban militants during separate raids in Logar and Wardak
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan and U.S. forces killed 24 Talibs during separate raids conducted in central Pashtun-infested Logar and Wardak provinces.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the U.S. forces conducted Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in Pul-e-Alam and Baraki Barak districts of Pashtun-infested Logar in past 24 hours.

The statement further added that the airstrikes killed 19 Talibs.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the Afghan cops killed 5 Talibs during a joint raid in Wardak province.

The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group has not commented regarding the operations so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [118 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban Bombing In Ghazni Leaves 12 Dead
[ToloNews] Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
claimed responsibly for the attack and claimed that they targeted an NDS facility.

A suicide boom-mobileing reportedly targeted a National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) office in PD3 of the city of Ghazni early Sunday morning.

The attack took place at 8pm local time after a jacket wallah detonated an explosive-laden truck in a crowded area in the city, eyewitnesses said.

At least 12 people were killed and 179 others were maimed in the blast, the Public Health Ministry's front man Wahidullah Mayar, said.

Local officials have not commented on the incident.
Khaama Press adds:
The local officials confirmed that a jacket wallah detonated a boom-mobile close to an intelligence compound in 1st district of Ghazni city at 8:30am local time.

The officials further added that the earth-shattering kaboom claimed the lives of 8 intelligence personnel and 4 civilians.

Meanwhile,
...back at the wrecked scow, a single surviver held tightly to the smashed prow...
the Governor’s Office of Ghazni in a statement said the earth-shattering kaboom claimed the lives of 6 people including 4 civilians and 2 intelligence personnel.

The statement further added that the earth-shattering kaboom also maimed 96 others mostly school children.

The security officials had earlier said the earth-shattering kaboom has maimed at least 80 people including dozens of school children.

However,
a woman is only as old as she admits...
latest reports indicate the earth-shattering kaboom has maimed at least 179 people.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [115 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
GNA militia fighters were using migrant detention center in Tripoli for sex trafficking and to store weapons
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [220 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  How...muslim.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/08/2019 8:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Much safer than the previous use of Mosques I suppose.
Posted by: Besoeker || 07/08/2019 8:15 Comments || Top||

#3  a whistleblower working for the UN in Libya reveals ... now.

Anyway, who cares. Collateral.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/08/2019 8:16 Comments || Top||

#4  UN-Approved Activities™
Posted by: Frank G || 07/08/2019 8:33 Comments || Top||

#5  UN main activity.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/08/2019 8:53 Comments || Top||

#6  Shades of Hamas Use UN Ambulance to Smuggle Terrorists in Gaza

How every Islamic.
Posted by: Woodrow || 07/08/2019 9:03 Comments || Top||


Bouteflika’s ex-party chief detained in Algeria corruption probe
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The former head of ousted Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika
... 10th president-for-life of Algeria. He was elected in 1999 and is currently on his third or fourth term. Maybe it's the fifth....
’s party was placed in provisional detention on Sunday on allegations including "squandering public money", state television
... and if you can't believe state television who can you believe?
said.

Djamel Ould Abbes is suspected of "squandering public funds, procuring a contract in violation of... regulations, abuse of office and forgery of public documents."

Ould Abbes, ex-chief of the National Liberation Front
...the Turkic paramilitaries intended to replace with their native jihadi ferocity all the highly trained Turkish soldiers Sultan Erdogan I the much beloved has jailed in the last few years for not worshipping the ground he walks upon. The Uighurs and so forth who did not join Al Nusra or ISIS seem to have ended up here...
(FLN) and a former minister, was placed in preventative detention by the Supreme Court’s investigating magistrate, state TV added.

Several prominent politicians and businessmen linked to Bouteflika have been detained or questioned in connection with corruption since the ailing president was forced to step down in the face of mass protests in early April.

Demonstrations have continued since then, as protesters demand that regime insiders leave office as a precursor to independent institutions being set up.

Ould Abbes’ alleged transgressions date to his time as Minister of National Solidarity.

The public prosecutor launched proceedings against him after he voluntarily gave up his parliamentary immunity.

Ould Abbes held a succession of posts after Bouteflika took power in 1999.

From 2013, he was a member of the upper house of Algeria’s parliament, the Council of the Nation, and he headed the ruling FLN party between 2016 and 2018.

Posted by: Fred || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [217 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Africa Subsaharan
Boko Haram: Kano police arrests 3 terrorist commanders
[LEGIT.NG] The Kano state police command has arrested three suspected Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
commanders. The Nation reports that this was confirmed by Ahmed Iliyasu who is the state commissioner of police.

He said one of the suspects was arrested at a Hotel in Sabon Gari quarters. The police chief said two others were arrested after a raid at their hideout.

IIliyasu said the suspects confessed to being members of the group and that there were clear indications that the holy warriors were attempting to regroup in Kano.

Iliyasu explained that "one of them was heading towards Adamawa state from Abuja but made a stop-over in Kano where luck ran out of him and was eventually arrested in a hotel."

The police chief also said that "three kidnapping suspects were also arrested by a team of police men drafted from Kano to Kaduna for abducting a four-year old girl, Khadijat Riliwanu of Naibawa Quarters, who was rescued at the residence of the female suspects."

IIliyasu said 10 bandidos were intercepted at Koki Quarters in a Toyota Hiace Bus heading to Badawa Quarters. "When the vehicle was searched, they were found to be in possession of 22 various dangerous weapons, including long knives, short knives and intoxicating/ hallucinating substances, with new weapons of violence known in local parlance as ’fate-fate, tsitaka and barandami."

Meanwhile,
...back at the barn, Bossy's udder had begun to ache...
President Muhammadu Buhari pledged his administration’s continued political will and determination towards ridding the country of insurgency and other forms of criminalities. Buhari, who was represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, made the promise at the Grand Finale of the 2019 Nigerian Army Day Celebration and Combat Support Arms Training Week at Ikeja Cantonment Parade Ground, Lagos.
Posted by: Fred || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [176 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Boko Haram members killed as NAF launches airstrike against terrorists’ structures
[LEGIT.NG] The Nigerian Air Force says it has destroyed more terrorists’ structures and killed some 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....
of West Africa Province (ISWAP) fighters at Bakassi on the fringes of Lake Chad in Borno.

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF director of public relations and information who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, July 7 in Abuja, said the operation was conducted on Saturday. He said that the operation was carried out by Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE.

The front man said the attack was executed as a follow-up to air raids conducted at the same location on June 28, after intelligence reports indicated the ISWAP elements had relocated surviving fighters and logistics supplies to another part of the settlement. Daramola said the ATF therefore dispatched two Alpha Jets to attack the location with accurate hits on the identified structures which were seen engulfed in flames. He added that several holy warriors were also neutralised as a result of the strike.

The front man said the NAF operating in concert with surface forces, would sustain the effort to completely degrade the holy warriors in the Northeast Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, Butch clutched at his shoulder. Ow! he exclaimed, with feeling......
Legit.ng reported that an elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, said that Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
holy warrior group sent a letter to Goodluck Jonathan
... 14th President of Nigeria. He was Governor of Bayelsa State from 9 December 2005 to 28 May 2007, and was sworn in as Vice President on 29 May 2007. Jonathan is a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). He is a lover of nifty hats, which makes him easily recognizable unless someone else in the room is wearing a neat chapeau.Other than that he's pretty useless as the Boko Haram debacle shows..
when he was the president to convert to Islam.

Clark also said that the inability of President Muhammadu Buhari to counter insecurity in the last four years is something he finds distressing.
Posted by: Fred || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [272 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria
[NEWS.YAHOO] Islamist hard boy group Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Rooters on Sunday.

The sources said the corpse count could increase as a number of soldiers were still missing after the attack on Thursday in Damboa, in Borno state in northeastern Nigeria.

The soldiers had gone to the area to clear a Boko Haram camp, but were ambushed, the sources said.

Boko Haram gunnies have killed thousands and displaced millions in Nigeria during the group's decade-long insurgency against the government.

The general commanding officer, Brigadier General Bulama Biu, confirmed a confrontation between troops and Boko Haram, but said there was "no casualty on the part of troops."

Three military sources and three fighters with armed vigilante group Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) said the bodies of five soldiers had been recovered, and that 16 fighters, including 14 soldiers and two civilians, were maimed. The sources said multiple fighters were still missing. (Reporting By Maiduguri newsroom, writing by Libby George Editing by Keith Weir)

Posted by: Fred || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [194 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Iraq
PKK confirms death of senior official in Qandil following Turkish airstrike
[Rudaw] Diyar Ghareeb, a senior Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) official, was killed alongside two others in a Ottoman Turkish Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
on the Qandil Mountains on July 5, the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) confirmed Sunday.

"On July 5, Halmat (Diyar Ghareeb), a member of General Leadership Council, was martyred in an airstrike in Qandil along with his comrades Devran and Sahin (Abdulkarim Aslan)," read a statement from the KCK, an umbrella group for the PKK, according to PKK-affiliated media agency ANF news.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Iraq launches ‘Will of Victory’ operation against ISIS sleeper cells
[Rudaw] Iraqi security forces have launched a new operation, backed by international coalition airpower, targeting 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....
(ISIS) sleeper cells in the areas between djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, Anbar, and Saladin, military officials announced Sunday.

The areas have seen a recent uptick in Death Eater activity, including bombings, ambushes, kidnapping, extortion, and arson.

The operation, named ’Will of Victory’, was declared by Iraq’s Security Media Cell on Sunday morning.

In a statement, Lieutenant General Abdul Ameer Rasheed Yarallah, deputy head of Iraqi joint operations, said: "We announce the start of the Will of Victory military operation this morning on July, 7 2019 to defeat ISIS sleeper cells in the areas around Saladin, Mosul, and Anbar on the Iraqi-Syrian border."

The operation will be conducted by Iraqi army units, large units of Hashd al-Shaabi and Sunni tribal fighters known as Hashd al-Ahsairi, and be accompanied by both Iraqi and coalition warplanes, he said.

"The operation will take several days."

Rudaw English has contacted the US-led coalition to confirm its involvement in the operation, but is yet to receive a reply.

In his statement on Sunday, Yarallah said the Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitias will play an essential role in the Will of Victory operation.
The Times of Israel adds:
The operation, dubbed "Will of Victory," began early Sunday morning and would push to clear the remote territory between the provinces of Salahaddin, Nineveh and Anbar, a statement by the military said.

Iraqi armed forces, paramilitary units of the Shiite-dominated Hashed al-Shaabi, tribal groups and US-led coalition warplanes were all taking part, according to the statement.

Iraq’s security forces have targeted IS in several coalition-backed operations in recent months, including in the rugged Hamrin region north of Baghdad.

In May, they armed tribal forces in several dozen villages in Nineveh province to defend themselves against krazed killer attacks.
Al Masdar News adds:
Due to the vast desert region between Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State terrorists have been able to evade capture by hiding in caves and mountains between the two countries.

In particular, ISIS has managed to maintain a presence in Syria’s Badiya Al-Sham region, thanks in large part due to the large number of caves that are present in this desert area.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [177 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Bomb blast rocks Iraq’s Diyala, leaves two farmers wounded
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Two Iraqi farmers were maimed Sunday in a bomb explosion in northeastern Diyala province, a security source was quoted as saying.

Speaking to the Arabic-language Alghad Press website, the source said that an explosive charge went kaboom! Saturday morning in Jalawla district, northeast of Diyala, leaving two farmers maimed.

"A security force cordoned off the blast site and moved the maimed into a nearby hospital for treatment," the source added.

No group has so far grabbed credit for the attack, but 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....
(IS) murderous Moslem group, in most cases, is responsible for attacks targeting crowded areas, including markets, cafes and mosques across Iraq.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/08/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iraqi security forces kill two terrorists in Baghdad
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi authorities have announced that two bad boyz were potted Sunday during a security operation in western Baghdad.

"A joint force of the 59th brigade and special forces managed to kill two faceless myrmidons in al-Ghazaliya neighborhood in the western outskirts of Baghdad," the Baghdad Operations Command said in a statement, without giving further details.
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Will of Victory: Iraqi paramilitaries kill two Islamic State terrorists in Nineveh, tie up 2 more turbans in al-Jazirah region
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ An Iraqi paramilitary force said on Sunday that its personnel killed two Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
Death Eaters during a military operation in Nineveh province.

In a press statement carried by Al Sumaria News TV channel, the pro-government Popular Mobilization Forces said its fighters "killed two forces of Evil of the Islamic State terrorist group" in al-Ba’aj district in Nineveh province as part of a wide-scale military operation, which was launched earlier in the day on the country’s border with Syria.

The Joint Operations Command had launched the "Victory Will" operation on Sunday morning to pursue Islamic State remnants, who are still on the lam in Nineveh, Salahuddin and Anbar provinces.
More:
Meanwhile,
...back at the palazzo, Count Guido had escaped from his bonds and overwhelmed his guard using the bludgeon the faithful Filomena had smuggled to him in the loaf of bread...
two Islamic State hard boyz were arrested by the paramilitary Popular Mobilization Forces in al-Jazirah region on the country’s vast border with Syria.

This came as part of a wide-scale military operation to pursue Islamic State remnants in the northwestern part of the country near the Syrian border.

Many IS hard boyz are believed to have fled to sparsely-populated parts of the al-Jazirah region after suffering a series of defeats across Iraq and Syria.
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Armed Palestinian said arrested at Jerusalem-area checkpoint
[IsraelTimes] Security forces reportedly arrest an 30-year-old Paleostinian at a checkpoint south of Jerusalem armed with a knife.

Reports in Hebrew-language media say the West Bank resident was nabbed at Rachel’s Tomb crossing near Bethlehem, where he later admitted to Sherlocks he planned to carry out an attack against Israeli troops.
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Russian Air Force steps up attack against jihadists in northwestern Syria
[AlMasdar] The Russian Air Force has recently intensified their strikes against the jihadist groups in northwestern Syria, targeting their positions across the Hama-Idlib axis.

On Sunday, the Russian Air Force carried out a number of strikes in northwestern Hama against the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, formerly al-Nusra, before that it was called something else
...al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, from which sprang the Islamic State...
and their allies from Jaish al-Izza.

According to a field report from the Hama Governorate, the Russian Air Force began their assault by heavily targeting Jaish al-Izza’s positions around the town of Kafr Zita.

The Russian Air Force would then expand their assault to the southwestern countryside of the Idlib Governorate, where they repeatedly hit Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s positions along their main supply line from Khan Sheikhoun.

Since the collapse of the ceasefire talks with their Ottoman Turkish partners, the Russian Air Force has increased its strikes against the jihadist and Ottoman Turkish-backed rebels.

Most recently, the Russian Air Force bombed a Ottoman Turkish-backed rebel base in the Idlib Governorate town of Madaya; this resulted in the death of several turbans from the National Liberation Front
...the Turkic paramilitaries intended to replace with their native jihadi ferocity all the highly trained Turkish soldiers Sultan Erdogan I the much beloved has jailed in the last few years for not worshipping the ground he walks upon. The Uighurs and so forth who did not join Al Nusra or ISIS seem to have ended up here...
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Foreign jihadists highest among the casualties during Hama offensive
[AlMasdar] The jihadist rebels launched a powerful attack
...all attacks are powerful, or the equivalent, to Al Masdar’s enthusiastic reporters,,,
in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate last week in a bid retake territory they lost to the Syrian military.

The Syrian military was able to repel the jihadist attempt to capture the towns of al-Hamamiyat and Kafr Houd in northwestern Hama.

According to a Syrian Arab Army (SAA) source near the front-lines in northwestern Hama, most of the jihadists killed during their push to capture al-Hamamiyat and Kafr Houd were foreigners from the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP).

The Turkestan Islamic Party is a foreign terrorist organization that has joined forces with the krazed killer forces in northern Syria.

Prior to their participation in the northwestern Hama battle, the Turkestan Islamic Party led the defense of Kabani, a mountaintop town located in the northeastern countryside of the Latakia Governorate.

The Turkestan Islamic Party still controls several areas inside Latakia and Idlib, making them a formidable force in northwestern Syria.
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#1  syriahr says that June 2019 was the deadliest month of 2019 with 500+ govt combat, 500+ anti govt combat and about 300 civilian fatalities

the total number of fatalities in this 8+ year old conflict is probably near or over 500,000
Posted by: lord garth || 07/08/2019 8:20 Comments || Top||



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