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Hafiz Multan, Taliban’s deputy Red Unit commander killed in Kandahar
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Afghanistan
58 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Logar operations, claims MoI
[KhaamaPress] The security forces conducted multiple operations in central Pashtun-infested Logar province inflicting heavy casualties on Talibs.

The Ministry of Interior claimed in a statement that the security forces killed 48 Talibs during the operations.

The statement further added that the security forces conducted the operations in Pul-e-Alam, Baraki Barak and Khoshi districts.

Furthermore, the interior ministry said the security forces also maimed 10 Talian forces of Evil during the same operations.

Meanwhile,
...back at the shootout, Butch clutched at his leg. Son of a Breech! he exclaimed with feeling......
the Ministry of Interior said the security forces and local residents did not suffer casualties during the operations.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


27 Taliban militants killed in Special Forces raids, airstrikes in Logar, Badghis and Herat
[KhaamaPress] The security forces conducted separate operations in three provinces in the past 24 hours killing at least 27 Taliban
...Arabic for students...
fighters.

The military officials said Monday that the security forces killed 10 Taliban fighters after conducting Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in Baraki Barak district of Pashtun-infested Logar.

Furthermore, the Afghan Special Forces killed 16 Talibs during an operation in Ghormach district of Badghis.

Meanwhile,
...back at the chili cook-off, Chuck reached for the green sauce...
the military officials said an airstrike killed one Talibs in Shindand district of 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...
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [93 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Airstrikes kill 6 Taliban militants in Ghazni province
[KhaamaPress] The security forces conducted a series of Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in Ghazni province in South-east of Afghanistan killing at least six Talibs.

The military officials said Monday that an airstrike killed 4 Talibs in Ghazni district of the province.

Furthermore, the security forces killed 2 Talibs by conducting an airstrike in Andar district of Ghazni province.

The Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
group has not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


11 militants killed, wounded in Afghan forces operations in Uruzgan, Zabul: Atal Corps
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces killed 7 Talibs during the operations conducted in southern Zabul and Uruzgan provinces.

The 205th Atal Corps in a statement said the security forces killed 5 Talibs during a raid in Khas Uruzgan district of Uruzgan province.

The statement further added that the security forces also maimed 2 Talibs during the same operation.

Furthermore, the 205th Atal Corps said the security forces destroyed a compound, two hideouts, 2 PKM machine guns, 2 Ak-47 rifles, a rocket launcher, a sniper rifle, ammunition, explosives and IEDs during the raid.

Meanwhile,
...back at the Alamo, Davy was counting their remaining cannon balls and not liking the results...
the 205th Atal Corps said the soldiers of the 2nd Brigade killed 2 Talibs during a raid in Arghandab district of Zabul.

The security forces also maimed 2 other Death Eaters and discovered and defused 20 improvised bombs during the operation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [94 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Hafiz Multan, Taliban’s deputy Red Unit commander killed in Kandahar
[KhaamaPress] The security forces killed the deputy Red Unit commander of Taliban
...Arabic for students...
during a clash in southern Kandahar province.

The Police Chief of Kandahar Gen. Tadin Khan Achakzai said a clash broke out between Afghan forces and Talibs in Panjwai district late on Sunday night.

Gen. Tadin Khan said the security forces killed Hafiz Multan
...Home of the Multan Sultans...
, the deputy commander of the Red Unit of Taliban during the clash.

Furthermore, Gen. Tadin Khan said Hafiz Multan was in charge of the Red Unit command of Taliban in Panjwai, Zherai, Khakriz and Maiwand districts.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the killing of Hafiz Multan so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [172 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Special Forces kill 18 militants of the Red Unit, suicide squad of Taliban in Faryab
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed 18 holy warriors of the Red Unit and suicide squad of Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group in Faryab province.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Special Forces killed the holy warriors in Ghormach district of Faryab.

The statement further added that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Qalam Balaq Village.

Furthermore, the 209th Shaheen Corps said the holy warriors belonged to Mullah Nazim, the Red Unit commander of Taliban adn Mawlavi Rahimullah, the head of the suicide squad of Taliban.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan Special Forces bust ISIS Khurasan network in Kunar province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces busted a network 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....
of Iraq and Syria Khurasan in Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
The informed military sources said Monday that the Special Forces conducted an operation in Sowkey district busting a network of ISIS Khurasan terror group.

The sources further added that the Special Forces killed 4 ISIS Khursan murderous Moslems during the operation and detained another suspected ISIS bad boy.

Furthermore, the Special Forces destroyed a small weapons cache during the same operation.

The ISIS sympathizers have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [107 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Africa North
ISIS re-emerges in southern Libya, vows to target Haftar ‘apostates’
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] ISIS has re-emerged in Libya after a video released by the bully boy group showed masked button men pledging allegiance to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi south of the country, and vowing to carry out attacks against the Libyan National Army (LNA).

In the video, the button men are led by an ISIS commander named Mahmoud al-Baraasi, known as Abu Musab al-Libi, who is the former founder of the ISIS affiliate in Benghazi.

ISIS claims it killed and injured members of Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
’s army forces in southern Libya on Wednesday, according to Amaq News Agency, where the bully boy group issues claims of responsibility.

Referring to Haftar’s army forces as "apostates," ISIS celebrated the deaths of Haftar’s forces in the news report.

Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Qadafi rather easily controlled the traditional three regions of Libya: Tripolitania (west), Cyrenaica (east), and Sebha (south). With his demise no one has been able to control Sebha, and it is, for lack of other terms, a no-man's land. It will likely be the nexus from which the Al Qaeda makes its last stand in the Mahgrib after the battle for the north is settled.
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Africa Subsaharan
Gunmen kill six villagers in Nigeria’s northern Katsina state
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Gunmen raided three villages in northern Nigeria’s Katsina state, killing six people, a police front man said on Monday.

The black-clad group, riding on cycle of violences, attacked Makers, Dan Sabau and Pawwa villages in Kankara district late Sunday, firing guns and rocket-propelled grenades, Gambo Isah told AFP.

"Six people from the attacked villages were killed but we killed many of the bandidos in a shootout that lasted for more than an hour," Isah added.

He said police were combing the bushes for the bodies of the assailants.

Cattle rustling and kidnapping gangs have long operated in this volatile region, but recently there has been concern that forces of Evil have infiltrated them.

The gangs maintain camps in the vast Rugu forest which straddles Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna and Niger states, from where they launch attacks.

On July 3, bandidos killed 18 residents in raids on four villages in Katsina state.

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Arabia
UAE Says Reducing Troops in War-Torn Yemen
[AnNahar] The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn 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...
and moving from a "military-first" strategy to a "peace-first" plan.

"We do have troop levels that are down for reasons that are strategic in (the Red Sea city of) Hodeida and reasons that are tactical" in other parts of the country, a senior UAE official told news hounds.

"It is very much to do with moving from what I would call a military-first strategy to a peace-first strategy, and this is I think what we are doing."

UAE troops fighting as part of a Saudi-led military coalition against the Iran-aligned Iran's Houthi sock puppets
...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 legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. 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 They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him...
s
have "totally vacated" the military base in Khokha, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Hodeida, a Yemeni government official told AFP on Monday.

He added that the UAE withdrew part of its heavy artillery from Khokha but was -- along with the Saudi-led coalition and the government -- still overseeing the military situation in Yemen's western coast.

The Yemeni official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, also said UAE troops vacated a military post in Sarwah, west of Marib province, and pulled back the Patriot missile system from the area.
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Houthis claim drone attack on Abha International Airport and Tihama power station in Saudi Arabia
[TWITTER]

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Naval forces of the Arab Coalition said they have foiled a terrorist attack launched by the Houthi militia targeting a commercial ship in the Red Sea
[Twitter] Naval forces of the Arab Coalition said they have foiled a terrorist attack launched by the Iran-backed Iran's Houthi sock puppets
...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 legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. 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 They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him...
militia targeting a commercial ship south of the Red Sea on Monday.

The spokesperson of the Arab Coalition, Col. Turki al-Maliki, said that on Monday morning, the Houthis attempted to attack a commercial ship south of the Red Sea using a booby-trapped boat with explosives, according to a statement on the Saudi Press Agency.

Al-Maliki stressed that the threat of navigation and international trade by the Iran-backed Houthi militia is a serious act of terrorism, adding that the Arab Coalition forces will continue to neutralize all the hostile terrorist capabilities of the militia.
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Arab Coalition said it has intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by the Houthi militia
[TWITTER]

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Europe
Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast
[DW] German rescue boat "Alan Kurdi" has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants colonists to Malta.

Sea-Eye wrote on Twitter that the Maltese navy had aided the rescue attempt: "The Alan Kurdi has rescued 44 persons from a wooden boat in cooperation with Maltese authorities."

The German rescue mission added: "A ship of the Maltese Navy is now on its way to take the people from the Alan Kurdi and bring them to Land."

The Maltese authorities, however, have not confirmed their participation.
That's it. Hole ‘em and send ‘em straight to the bottom, where they can rescue mermaids and sardines from being cruelly forced to breathe water.
Update from An Nahar at 6:10 p.m. EDT:
Sea-Eye said it was alerted to the latest migrants colonists in distress off the Libyan coast by Tunisian fishermen and the Colibri civilian search plane.

The rescued migrants colonists said they left Zuwara in Libya early Saturday.

The Maltese authorities asked a nearby freighter to coordinate the rescue, which told the Sea-Eye to take those in distress on board.

"Forty-four people, including four women and three children," were brought aboard the Alan Kurdi, Sea-Eye said.

The children are 15 months, three and five years old. The people come from Syria, Libya, Pakistain, Bangladesh and Guinea.
In other words, none of them, unless they are Christian or Ahmadi, have any business claiming to be refugees.
"We are incredibly happy that we could be in the right place again at the right time and that we now know 44 more people in safety. A 15-month-old baby should never have to be in such a life-threatening situation," said Sea-Eye spokeswoman Carlotta Weibl.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 02:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [229 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


Alleged ISIS Fighter Faces Dutch War Crimes Charges
[Jpost] An alleged Dutch-born 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....
turban went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes in Iraq and Syria, including breaches of the Geneva Conventions, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online.

It is the first trial in the Netherlands dealing with war crimes by an alleged Islamic State turban.

There is no international tribunal to prosecute widespread atrocities during Syria's civil war which began on 2011, but prosecutors in several Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
an countries have put on trial nationals who joined turban groups in the Middle East.

According to European police agency Europol, some 5,000 Europeans ‐ most from Britannia, La Belle France, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands ‐ went to fight in Syria and Iraq, of whom some 1,500 have returned.

Oussama Achraf Akhlafa, 24, faces allegations of violating international law, after allegedly joining IS turbans in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
in Iraq, and Raqqa in Syria, between 2014 and 2016.

He is being tried under so-called universal jurisdiction, which enables war crimes to be prosecuted regardless of where they were committed.

Akhlafa is charged with breaking international law on the rules of armed conflict by violating the personal dignity of war victims, as well as membership in a terrorist organization.

Prosecutors said Akhlafa posed next to the crucified body of a man on a wooden cross and distributed pictures of an IS turban holding the head of a dead Kurdish fighter and the body of a dead woman with a foot on her.

In a statement, Akhlafa said he joined IS after becoming homeless in the Netherlands, but never hurt anyone.

"If I didn't get in the photo I would be seen as disloyal" by IS, he told the court. "I posed in the photo. I take all responsibility for that. I am sorry and it was not my intent to humiliate this man."

"I understand it creates an image, but madame, I didn't kill anyone ... IS wouldn't even give me a weapon."

The judge read out witness testimony and quotes from online chats with the defendant in which he bragged about killings and said he was a sniper. "Sniping is the funnest thing there is, but it is highly dangerous," the judge quoted him as writing.

The defendant said his remark was intended to impress women.

A second defendant, 24-year-old Reda Nidalha, also went on trial on Monday, accused of membership in a terrorist organization and recruiting radical jihadists via Facebook.

Dutch-born Nidalha, who sat in a black t-shirt, which a shaved head and thick beard, was questioned by judges for hours at the opening of hearings on Monday.

He denied allegations of recruiting, saying he had been joking when he chatted on Facebook about friends joining him in Raqqa, the self-declared capital of Islamic State's "caliphate."

"In 2014, I went to Syria to help people, women and kiddies," he told a panel of judges. "I didn't join to fight. I provided basic medical assistance."

Nidalha said he couldn't explain how his family obtained photos of him wearing army fatigues and posing with weapons.

In Syria, he said he received first aid training, not weapons training, and then helped emergency medical teams collecting the dead and maimed from the battlefield.

Nidalha denied accusations of trying to recruit four people for Islamic State, saying the Facebooks chats were "not serious."
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 02:07 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  The only medical emergency teams in ISIS are those that assist executioners, torturers and slavers. They don't evac their dying or assist wounded. Who in his right mind can believe this shit ?



That's probably his medic's kit and squirt gun. Motherfu..
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/09/2019 9:40 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
MS-13 members hiding in abandoned homes in New York after being chased out of the woods, police say
[FoxNews] The embattled MS-13 gang is now said to be holding their membership meetings inside abandoned buildings and vacant, foreclosed homes on New York’s Long Island in a bid to escape the ever-tightening grasp of law enforcement.

The organization known for its ruthless and violent killings has decided to move indoors after being forced out of the wooded areas where they sometimes would gather to plot attacks and bury the bodies of their victims, Nassau police Det. Sgt. Michael Marino – who heads his department’s Gang Investigations Squad – told Newsday this week.

Marino says police recently worked with officials “to remove and prevent MS-13 from occupying a vacant home” in the town of New Cassel. Gang graffiti had been discovered on the property and several arrests were made following a surveillance operation, he added.

Police also reportedly are working with local governments to get foreclosed homes boarded up so they don’t become the next MS-13 meeting locations. One of the nature preserves gang members used to frequent is now filled with surveillance cameras, Marino told Newsday.

The crackdown comes as the gang’s influence appears to be diminishing in Long Island – a region considered to be one of their U.S. strongholds.

The gang is believed to have killed as many as 28 there between 2016 and 2017, but only one murder was attributed to them in that area last year, according to Newsday.

Marino says MS-13 has 284 active members in Nassau County – down from around 1,000 five years ago.
Posted by: Skidmark || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [285 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Police also reportedly are working with local governments to get foreclosed homes boarded up so they don’t become the next MS-13 meeting locations.

If you folks were halfway intelligent you would set up a few 'foreclosed homes' with every conceivable tracking and recording devices known to man and wait for MS-13 to take the bait. One week and you would start rolling them up.

Can't anybody play this game?
Posted by: Raj || 07/09/2019 0:34 Comments || Top||

#2  Raj, we're talking about New York here Cuomo doesn't want anything to interfere with the proggie cash stream.
Posted by: AlanC || 07/09/2019 6:59 Comments || Top||

#3  holding their membership meetings inside abandoned buildings and vacant, foreclosed homes

sign up here for the rat kill
Posted by: Pearl Jinenter1067 || 07/09/2019 9:14 Comments || Top||

#4  Careful, Pearl. Herb might be lurking and he doesn't like to hear about innocents being killed.
Posted by: gorb || 07/09/2019 10:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Time for some urban renewal!
Posted by: DarthVader || 07/09/2019 15:32 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
One Indian soldier injured in an IED blast near LoC in Kupwara
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [116 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
Iraqi security forces apprehend Islamic State terrorist in Mosul
djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
(IraqiNews.com) ‐ The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Monday the capture of an 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....
terrorist in western Mosul.

"Carrying a fake ID, the IS terrorist was arrested in the western side of Mosul," Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, front man for the Interior Ministry, said in a press statement.

According to the front man, the Islamic State bad boy was implicated in a booby-trapped cycle of violence attack in the Dawasa neighborhood in western Mosul in May.

He worked for the Islamic State inquisitors religious police (al-Hisbah) during the terrorist group’s capture of Mosul, the front man noted.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


US-led airstrike kills 3 ISIS militants in northern Iraq
[THEBAGHDADPOST] A US-led coalition Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
killed three ISIS murderous Moslems in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk on Sunday, while a civilian was killed and two others maimed in attacks in the eastern province of Diyala.

Acting on intelligence reports from the federal police in Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
the US-led airstrike was conducted on an ISIS hideout in the area of Wadi Zghaytoun in the south the city of Kirkuk, some 250 km north of the capital Baghdad, the media office of the Joint Operations Command said in a statement.

The airstrike resulted in the destruction of the hideout, the statement added.

Separately in Diyala Province, a civilian was killed when ISIS murderous Moslems opened fire on the residents of the village of Mkheisa, some 95 km northeast of Baghdad, Alaa al-Saadi from the provincial police told Xinhua.
Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [94 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinian Report: IDF Arrested Hamas Members In Jenin Overnight
[Jpost] The IDF arrested a number of Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®, members in the city of Jenin overnight, reportedly injuring one young man during IDF confrontations, KAN news agency reported Monday morning.

The report came from a Paleostinian source.
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Palestinian security officer nabbed by PA for planning terror attack
[IsraelTimes] A member of the Paleostinian security services in the West Bank is arrested by the PA for planning to carry out a shooting attack against Israeli motorists south of Jerusalem.

According to a Channel 12 report, the officer started behaving strangely, then disappeared from his Bethlehem home four weeks ago, along with his firearm.

Suspecting that he may be planning a terror attack, the Paleostinian Authority’s security services launched a search for the man, locating him that night hiding in a cemetery in Beit Jala, north of Bethlehem.

Paleostinian sources tell Channel 12’s Ohad Hemo that the man confessed to planning a shooting attack against Israeli motorists on the "tunnels road," Route 90, headed south of Jerusalem to the Gush Etzion settlement bloc.

The news of the arrest comes out today, just hours after the Jerusalem District Court issues a landmark ruling that places responsibility for at least 17 terror attacks during the Second Intifada on the Paleostinian Authority, and amid a growing chorus of criticism of the PA for paying stipends to snuffies and their families.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/09/2019 00:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Palestinian Authority


IDF troops just revealed an underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel
[TWITTER]
The Times of Israel adds:
The military on Monday uncovered a cross-border attack tunnel that entered Israeli territory from the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
Strip, five years after the start of a 2014 operation aimed at finding and destroying such passages.

It was not immediately clear if the tunnel uncovered on Monday was newly dug or an older passage that had not yet been found by the IDF.

"At this time, IDF soldiers are conducting an investigation of the passage. More information will be provided shortly," the army said in a statement on Monday night.

A spokesperson for the Eshkol region, in which the tunnel was found, said the local government was in contact with the military about the matter.

"The tunnel does not represent a threat and it is being taken care of by the IDF," the regional council said in a message to residents.

The cross-border tunnel is the 18th discovered since the end of the 2014 war, according to Channel 12 news.
All sorts of interesting details about the construction at the link.
In addition to the underground barrier, the army also began construction earlier this year on a new metal fence, some six meters (26 feet) tall, as well as adding additional breakwaters on the coast around Gazoo and other protective measures in order to prevent infiltration into Israel from the sea, as occurred during the 2014 Gaza war.
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Israel says it shot down drone that crossed from Gaza
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Israel’s military says it has shot down a drone that crossed into its territory from the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
Strip.

The military says it recovered the downed drone and took it in for examination on Monday.

There was no comment from Gaza. Its krazed killer Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®, leaders are known to have developed a drone program with Iranian help.

The drones are typically used for reconnaissance along the Israeli-Gaza border and it’s unclear if they have potential to carry out attacks.

The incident comes amid low-level tensions along the border as Israel and Gaza are still trying to maintain an informal long-term truce between them.
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#1  News from 2017, the way to do things - MOSSAD style.

HAMAS drone. The thingy, not the masked automaton.
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#2  Tunisia arrested some Bosnians for it, Dron66046. Here’s our archive on the dead gentleman, who is listed under two different spellings. Though of course that doesn’t mean it wasn’t Mossad who dunnit.
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Southeast Asia
Trafficking route for persecuted Rohingya Muslims appears open for business despite
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
IDF reported to use illumination flares in Lebanon
[Jpost] IDF forces are using illumination flares east to Shebaa farms on Monday evening, Lebanese National News Agency reported.

Shebaa farms is a disputed land between Leb Syria and Israel.
Oh noze! Not flares!!
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#1  Who turned the lights on????
Posted by: AlanC || 07/09/2019 6:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Watch the roaches scurry
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Syrian Army denies withdrawal of #Hezbollah from #Syria
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Syrian forces destroy militant tunnel network in northern #Hama
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Syrian Army attack on strategic hilltop is foiled by militant forces in northwestern #Hama
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Posted by: Fred || 07/09/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Syrian Army begins operation to clear #ISIS terrorists west of Deir Ezzor
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