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Afghanistan
Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan
[KhaamaPress] Two U.S. service members bit the dust in Afghanistan on Monday, 29th of July, 2019.

The NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
-led Resolute Support Mission issued a statement confirming that two U.S. service members bit the dust on 29th of July.

The Resolute Support Mission did not disclose further information regarding the circumstances that led to the killing of the two U.S. service members.

The Resolute Mission also did not provide further information regarding the location where the two service members bit the dust and identities of the two service members.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under:


Artillery strikes pound ISIS hideouts in Kunar province: 201st Silab Corps
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan army conducted artillery strikes against the hideouts of ISIS terrorist group in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
The 201st Silab Corps in a statement said the artillery strikes maimed 2 bandidos murderous Moslems of the ISIS Khurasan group.

The statement further added that the armed forces conducted the strikes in Sarono Khor area of Shegal district.

Furthermore, the 201st Silab Corps said the strikes also destroyed several hideouts of the terror group.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Special Forces kill key Pakistani members of ISIS terrorist group in Nangarhar
[KhaamaPress] The Special Forces killed three key ISIS group members during an operation in eastern 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..
province of Afghanistan.

The Provincial Governor’s Office in a statement said the Special Forces of the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
conducted a raid in Momandara district on Saturday night.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed 3 key members of the terror group during the raid.

Furthermore, the Nangarhar Governor’s Office said the slain bully boyz were residents of Pakistain who were expert IED makers and were also involved in kidnappings.

Meanwhile,
...back at the pie fight, Bella grabbed the cocoanut cream...
the Governor’s Office said the Special Forces also arrested a suspected Death Eater during the same raid.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [99 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Ghazni: 23 of Mullah Cable’s Talibs airstruck, 18 Talibs airstruck around Ghazni city


Airstrikes kill, wound 23 militants of Mullah Cable and Daru Khan in Ghazni province

[KhaamaPress] The security forces conducted Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in Khogyani and Geru districts of Ghazni province killing or wounding at least 23 hard boys.

The Ministry of Defense in a statement said the security forces conducted the airstrikes late on Sunday night.

The statement further added that the airstrikes targeted the holy warriors of Mullah Cable and Daru Khan, the two commanders of Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
Furthermore, the Ministry of Defense said the airstrikes killed 9 Talibs and maimed 14 others.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the airstrikes so far.

Artillery strikes pound Taliban positions in the outskirts of Ghazni city

[KhaamaPress] The Afghan army conducted artillery strikes against Taliban
positions in the outskirts of Ghazni city killing at least 14 hard boys.

The 203rd Thunder Corps in a statement said the armed forces conducted artillery strikes against Taliban positions in Baba Khel area located in the outskirts of Ghazni city.

The statement further added that the strikes killed 14 Talibs and destroyed 6 cycle of violences.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the armed forces conducted an operation in Madrasa area of Ghazni city and killed 4 Talibs.

The anti-government armed murderous Moslems including Taliban have not commented regarding the strikes so far.

The security situation in Ghazni province has tanked during the recent months.

Talibs are active in some districts of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan Special Forces destroy house-borne IED in Kandahar province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces destroyed a house-borne improvised bomb during an operation in southern Kandahar province.

The military officials said Monday that the Special Forces destroyed a house bomb in Maiwand district.

The officials further added that the Special Forces destroyed a small weapons cache during a separate raid in Sayyidabad district of Wardak.

Furthermore, the Special Forces arrested 2 Talibs during a raid in Sangin district of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
The officials also added that the Special Forces killed a Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
murderous Moslem and destroyed an improvised bomb and large cache of weapons in Chahar Dara district of Kunduz province.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Special Forces kill 40 Taliban militants, arrest 13 others in Parwan province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed 40 Talibs during an operation in Parwan province.

The informed military sources said Monday that the Special Forces killed the Death Eaters in Ghorband district.

The sources further added that the Special Forces also arrested 13 Talibs during the same raid.

Furthermore, the military sources said the Special Forces destroyed a small cache of weapons as well.

The Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
group has not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [85 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Special Forces arrest 3 individuals on suspicion of terrorist activities in Kabul
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces arrested three individuals in Kabul on suspicion of terrorist related activities.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said Sunday that the Special Unit of the Afghan National Police conducted an operation in Dehsabz district of Kabul on Saturday night.

The statement further added that the Special Forces arrested 3 individuals on suspicion of terrorist related activities.

Furthermore, the interior ministry said the Special Forces also confiscated a weapon during the operation which they conducted in Tora Khel village.

The anti-government armed holy warriors including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented in this regard so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [92 views] Top|| File under:


Key Taliban compound stormed in Uruzgan province: Special Ops Corps
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces stormed a key Taliban
...Arabic for students...
compound in Uruzgan province of Afghanistan, the Special Operations Corps said Sunday.

According to a statement released by Special Operations Corps, the Special Forces stormed the Taliban compound in Dehrawood district on Saturday night.

The statement further added that the Special Forces killed 4 Talibs during the operation.

Furthermore, the Special Operations Corps said the Special Forces destroyed the Taliban compound and all its facilities during the raid.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Arabia
Air strikes kill more than 10 people in Yemen - medical source, Houthi media
[Jpost] Air strikes killed more than 10 civilians in a market in 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...
's Saada province on Monday, a medical source and 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...
-run media reported.

The head of the local Al Jomhouri hospital told Rooters 13 people were killed and 23 injured in air strikes conducted by the Saudi-led coalition battling the Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen. Al Masirah TV said on Twitter that more than 10 civilians had been killed in the strikes.

The front man for the coalition did not immediately respond to a request for comment and there was no confirmation from the alliance or Saudi authorities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 01:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Yemen's Houthis target with drones Saudi Arabia's Abha airport - report
[Jpost] Yemen's 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...
group said it launched on Sunday a
Iranian "Domestically Produced"
drone attack on 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...
's Abha airport, Houthis' al- Masirah TV reported citing the group's military front man.

There was no immediate confirmation from Saudi authorities.
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Europe
Halal Slaughter of employees cars in asylum center-Bavaria
[GatesOfVienna] Actually, I don’t know whether this angry Nigerian is a Muslim or not. Nigeria is about 50% Muslim, probably slightly more than that now, but still pretty close to 50-50. I flipped a coin, and it came up heads, which is what Muslims cut off, so I’m making this car-killer out to be a Muslim.

MissPiggy, who translated the video for subtitles, also translated these notes from the original on YouTube:

(July 10, 2019) A 19-year-old Nigerian from the Augsburg area deliberately smashed the glass panes of several of the employees’ vehicles in the Donauwörther Refugee Center and caused property damage amounting to €50,000. According to police reports, after his arrest he spoke “confused stuff” so that he was admitted to the district hospital. After his release from the KKH, he was temporarily arrested. On July 12 he will be brought before the investigating judge.

The Nigerian apparently wanted to return to Nigeria, but he was refused his exit documents.
Posted by: Unosh Hupinelet8756 || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [213 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  The Nigerian apparently wanted to return to Nigeria, but he was refused his exit documents.

"Von was sprichst du? You haven't even seen Dinkelsbühl yet !"
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/30/2019 10:47 Comments || Top||


Jewish German spat on for wearing kippah in public
[Jpost] A Jewish resident of the German city of Potsdam, near Berlin, who wore a kippah with a Star of David, was attacked and insulted in front of Potsdam Central Station.

Officials had identified two Syrian nationals as the alleged perpetrators, reported a front man of Brandenburg police on Sunday. Police are treating it as a hate crime.

The 25-year-old student told German press that he wears the kippah daily.

"When I got off the tram at the main station, I noticed shadows behind me," he reported.

The next moment he was spat on with antisemitic threats and gestures. He then alerted the federal police. The 2 Syrians were taken for questioning and later released whilst the investigation is ongoing.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  >The 2 Syrians were taken for questioning and later released

The 2 fake Syrian passport holders said nothing to police and were later released to change their identities and stay in the country.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/30/2019 4:44 Comments || Top||

#2  whilst the investigation is ongoing

"We are more interested... kippah-wearing student... mumble...violating religious neutrality.. mumble.."
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/30/2019 5:09 Comments || Top||


Danke merkill: Boy, 8, killed as '[Eritrean] man pushes him and his mum onto railway tracks'
[TheSun] Commuters chased and grabbed a suspect after the boy and mum were shoved off a platform at Frankfurt's main station.

An eight-year-old boy was hit by a train and killed when a man deliberately pushed him and his mum onto railway tracks, say police.

The mum and son were standing on a platform at Frankfurt's main station, which was "full of children", when they were shoved in front of a train.

The high-speed ICE train - travelling across Germany from Dusseldorf to Munich - ran over the boy as it pulled into the station just before 10am local time on Monday.

His 40-year-old mum managed to roll to safety in a gap between tracks, and a 40-year-old Eritrean man was arrested by police who are treating the incident as a suspected homicide.

The motive was unclear, said police.

The force said there appears to be no connection between the victims and the suspect, who allegedly fled the scene and was arrested a short time later after being chased and grabbed by commuters.

It is alleged that he had unsuccessfully tried to push a third person onto the tracks in front of the oncoming express train.

Ms Neumann said the mother was taken to hospital, and the suspect was being questioned.

The incident led to a huge emergency response which included 16 paramedic vehicles and a helicopter.

Several platforms at Frankfurt station, a major rail hub in Germany and one of the busiest in Europe, were closed after the incident

Earlier this month, a 34-year-old mum died when she was shoved in front of a train at a station in Voerde, Germany. A 28-year-old man was arrested. In that incident, the victim and the suspect did not know each other, according to police.
Unosh Hupinelet8756 submitted the Gates of Vienna take on the story, which also has some interesting comments from their readers.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [129 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


India-Pakistan
AJK woman killed, 7 injured in latest 'unprovoked' ceasefire violation by Indian troops
[DAWN] At least one civilian was killed while seven others were maimed in a village in Azad Jammu and Kashmire in yet another "unprovoked" ceasefire violation by Indian forces from across the Line of Control (LoC), local officials said on Monday.

According to Muhammad Zaheer, a disaster management officer in Haveli, Indian forces began shelling and firing in the Nezapir sector at about 3:45pm and in Khurshidabad sector at around 6pm on Sunday "without any provocation".

"They used both small and big arms and targeted civilian populations, restricting people indoors till late night," he said.

Rehmat Jan, a 45-year-old woman who lived in Mandhar village, died after being hit by the splinters of a mortar shell, Zaheer told Dawn. Another resident of the village, Begum Jan (48) was injured due to Indian shelling, he said.

Three civilians ‐ Zainab Jan (60), Muhammad Naeem Dar (24) and Ulfat Rashid (17) ‐ were maimed in Kairni village while Munir Hussain (20), Kausar Parveen (26) and Nosheen (18) were maimed in Kachar Ban.

The casualties occurred in Khurshidabad and Nezapir sectors of Haveli district ‐ which lies near the LoC ‐ on Sunday night but the authorities shared the information with media on Monday. Haveli Deputy Commissioner Raja Arshad Mahmood said that since the affected villages are located near the LoC, details of the firing reached authorities late on Sunday night.

"After verification of each incident, the same has been communicated to the concerned offices in Muzaffarabad today," he said.

Posted by: Fred || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [167 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  There's no such thing as Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Jammu and Kashmir is one state of India, while what Pakis call Azad Kashmir is a Pak occupied piece of Kashmir that some idiot PM let them have despite our protests.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/30/2019 10:00 Comments || Top||

#2  They just began calling it that when they got the stupid UN to agree with them, now emboldened with China's assist they think they can include 'Jammu' in the name 'Azad Kashmir' and encroach into India simply via changing names on maps. True cousins of the Paleostinians.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/30/2019 10:08 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Iraq arrests two Islamic State jihadists in Maysan governorate
Maysan (IraqiNews.com) ‐ The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Monday that its forces arrested two members 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....
terrorist group in the eastern governorate of Maysan.

Speaking to the privately-owned Alsumaria News TV channel, Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, the ministry’s front man, said counter-terrorism forces and intelligence arrested two Islamic State terrorists, who are wanted on terror charges pursuant to article no. 4 of the anti-terrorism law.

According to the front man, the two hard boyz were handed over to the competent authorities for interrogation and legal action.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [89 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iraqi security apprehend six Islamic State militants in Mosul
djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
(IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi security forces arrested on Sunday six members 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....
terrorist group in Nineveh province, the Interior Ministry said.

"Based on judicial arrest warrants, six Islamic State holy warriors were busted by the 12th emergency troops of the Nineveh Operations Command in Mosul city," Alsumaria News TV channel quoted the ministry as saying in a press statement.

The arrestees, according to the statement, were fighting for the Islamic State when the city of Mosul fell under the control of the bad boy group in 2014.

The police also found three bazooka missiles at a land plot owned by an IS bad boy in the western side of Mosul, the statement read.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iraqi warplanes kill four Islamic State terrorists in Anbar
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Four members 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....
terrorist group were killed Sunday in an air raid on a terrorist hotbed in Anbar province, a tribal militia commander said.

"Iraqi warplanes have targeted a secret tunnel of the Islamic State Death Eater group in al-Madham district, 90 km south of Ain Assad airbase in western Anbar," Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
i al Obeidi told Alsumaria News TV channel.

"The Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
left four Islamic State bandidos bully boyz killed," Obeidi said, adding that the bombardment destroyed a large cache of IS ammunition and weapons inside the tunnel.

Earlier in the day, the Iraqi army launched a military operation to purge the desert areas in Ar Rutbah, west of Anbar, from Islamic State cells.
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Iraq sentences two IS jihadists to life for involvement in terrorist acts
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ An Iraqi court has sentenced two men to life in jail for joining 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....
group and carrying out terrorist attacks in Anbar and Salahuddin provinces, a judicial council said.

The central criminal court in Baghdad issued its ruling after finding one of them guilty of running a workshop for making booby-trapped vehicles for the IS terrorist group in Fallujah city of Anbar, Alsumaria News TV channel quoted the Supreme Judicial Council as saying in a press statement on Sunday.

The other convict confessed his involvement in a terrorist attack that targeted the provincial building of Salahuddin province, in addition to helping foreign and Arab jihadists to enter Iraq, the statement read.

The court rulings were issued pursuant to article no. ¼ of the anti-terrorism law, it added.

Iraq’s anti-terrorism law empowers courts to convict people who are believed to have helped jihadists even if they are not accused of carrying out attacks.

The exact number of detained Islamic State snuffies is still unknown, however, it’s estimated to be at thousands. It’s also unclear how many members are likely to face death sentence
...the barbaric practice of sentencing a murderer to be punished for as long as his/her/its victim is dead...
s.

The UN, the Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
an Union and international human rights
One man's rights are another man's existential threat.
groups always criticize mass killings in Iraq and call for abolishing the death penalty
, which was suspended on June 10, 2003, but was reinstated on August 8, 2004.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Car bomb blast kills Iraqi citizen, wounds 3 others in Karbala
Karbala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ An Iraqi citizen was killed and three others were maimed on Saturday night in a boom-mobile blast in the holy city of Karbala, a security source said.

"An explosive charge hidden inside a car went off near a security checkpoint on a road between Babylon and Krabala cities," the Arabic language Alghad Press quoted the Euphrates operations command as saying in a press statement.

"The explosion left one person killed and three others maimed," added the source.

He noted that a security force rushed to the blast site and prevented passers-by from approaching.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Suspected indendiary balloon causes fire near Gaza border
[Ynet] Fire breaks out near southern border from a suspected incendiary balloon sent over from inside 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.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [69 views] Top|| File under: Hamas


Two arrested in Galilee after 200 firebombs found in their yard
[IsraelTimes] Two residents of the Arab town of Kafr Manda in the Lower Galilee are arrested after some 200 Molotov cocktails are found in their yard.

The two, in their 30s, are taken for questioning and are expected to be brought before a judge tomorrow for a remand hearing.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under:


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
IS Threat Hovers over Syria Camp, Rattling Authorities
[AnNahar] Stabbing guards, stoning aid workers and flying 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....
group's black flag in plain sight: the wives and children of the 'caliphate' are sticking by the jihadists in a desperate Syrian camp.

Months after the defeat of the jihadist proto-state, families of IS fighters are among 70,000 people crammed into the Kurdish-run al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian government forces recover area in northwest
[AlAhram] Syrian government forces have recovered two villages from rebel fighters in northwestern Syria after days of bombardment, sources on both sides said on Monday.

Rebel fighters captured the villages of al-Jabin and Tel Melah in northern Hama province in early June during a counter attack against government forces that have been waging a Russian-backed offensive in the area since late April.

A rebel commander in the area said opposition fighters had withdrawn from al-Jabin after heavy bombardment.

The Syrian state news agency SANA said the army had established full control over both villages and was continuing operations against "terrorist organizations" in the northern Hama and southern Idlib areas.

The pro-Damascus al-Watan newspaper earlier reported the Syrian army had advanced in the area as Syrian and Russian warplanes targeted murderous Moslem positions and after several days of preparatory fire.

More than 400 civilians have been confirmed killed in the escalation of violence in northwestern Syria over the last three months and more than 440,000 displaced, the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said last week.

Ongoing shelling and air strikes included the use of "indiscriminate weapons, such as barrel bombs", it said. The use of these weapons, which are dropped from helicopters, by the Syrian army has been widely recorded in the eight-year conflict.

The targeted area is part of the last major foothold of the rebellion against Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Lord of the Baath...
, who has vowed to take back "every inch" of Syria. However,
there's more than one way to skin a cat...
his side has failed to make significant gains during the latest campaign.

The Idlib area of the northwest is dominated by Tahrir al-Sham, formerly al-Nusra, before that it was called something else
...al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, from which sprang the Islamic State...
, the jihadists formerly known as the Nusra Front. It is proscribed as a terrorist group by the U.N. Security Council. Groups backed by The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
also have a presence in the area.

The Syrian government has described its operations as a response to murderous Moslem violations of ceasefire agreements.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


US-led strikes kill 5 ISIS fighters for ‘facilitating attacks’ in east Syria: coalition
[Rudaw] The US-led international coalition announced Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s killed a cell of five 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....
"key" controllers east of the Euphrates River on Monday, while media run by the Syrian government of Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Before going into the family business Pencilneck was an eye doctor. If he'd stuck with it he'd have had a good practice by now...
reported non-combatants were killed.

"Coalition forces conducted a strike against a ISIS cell near Busayrah," Coalition Spokesman US Army Col. James Rawlinson said, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS, AFP reported on Monday.

Al-Busayrah is east of the Euphrates in eastern Deir ez-Zor governorate, approximately 100 kilometers upriver from the Iraqi border crossing at al-Qaim.

The river long has served in Syria as a de facto demarcation line between the United States and Damascus which is backed by Russia and Iran.

"This operation eliminated five Lions of Islam who played a key role in facilitating attacks across the region against security forces and innocent civilians," Rawlinson added.

Syria's state-run SANA news agency reported the airstrikes killed and injured civilians including women and kiddies, citing unnamed local sources.

The strikes also damaged houses and caused panic because of their intensity, SANA claimed. Rudaw was unable to independently verify the US or Syrian claims.

A UK-based conflict monitor opposed to the Assad regime reported that the five killed were not of Syrian nationality in the early Sunday operation. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) added that six more foreigners were targeted in the operation and killed over the past 24 hours.
If they were foreigners, what odds that they were actually civilians as opposed to jihadis in mufti?
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have served as the primary ground force in partnership with the US-led coalition. The SDF is predominately comprised of the Kurdish-led Peoples' Protection Units (YPG); however, the SDF is a mixed umbrella force with various affiliations.

Working with local military councils in areas like Deir ez-Zor, the SDF along with the coalition has sought to stabilize liberated towns. On Sunday, the SDF announced a new batch of fighters had graduated after receiving "political lessons and military training on medium weapons, snipers, combat tactics and methods of street fighting."

Busayrah near al-Mayadin and Deir ez-Zor city has large oil reserves, wells, infrastructure. The area has been a flashpoint through the ISIS and Syrian conflicts.

The SDF declared the military defeat of ISIS after months of fighting and a siege in al-Baghouz that sits across the border from al-Qaim.
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Video from Iran shows Revolutionary Guard warning away UK warship
[IsraelTimes] A new video released by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shows a British warship escorting a UK-flagged tanker being warned by the paramilitary troops not to interfere in their seizure of the commercial vessel earlier this month.

The nearly two-minute video shows the British warship Foxtrot 236 during the escort and subsequent seizure of the Stena Impero by the Revolutionary Guard on July 19 in the Strait of Hormuz, the critical shipping waterway between Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan, the abbreviation IRGC is a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
and Oman.

In the video, an Iranian officer is heard telling the British warship: "You are ordered to not interfere in my operation."

A British officer is heard telling the Iranian officer that the British warship is in international waters with the merchant vessel conducting transit passage.

The Iranian officer responds: "Don’t put your life in danger."
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#1 
Not able to watch the video.
So the Iranians took this Brit flagged and escorted vessel, anyway?
Posted by: Roger Smith || 07/30/2019 11:55 Comments || Top||

#2  Yupp. There's a lot of polite military verse-speak to-and-fro, and the Brit vessel looks on as the Steno Impero is boarded.

Apparently filmed on the day of the July 19 incident from above the British warship Foxtrot 236 that was in the vicinity of the U.K.-flagged Stena Impero, showing the British navy unable to prevent Iran's seizure of the ship in the critical waterway.

I wonder what would have happened if they hadn't capitulated, instead warned that they would fire in the direction of the IRGC boat if they didn't back off ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/30/2019 12:49 Comments || Top||

#3  Dron66046, F236 (HMS Montrose) is equipped with a 4.5 inch gun with a range of 15 miles. They should have put a warning shot through the Iranian boat. Amidship.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 07/30/2019 13:35 Comments || Top||

#4  The video is by Iran,thus suspect. I suspect that this video was made after the fact to show "how powerful" the Iran cowards are. If this was real, the Brittish warship would have done something about it.

My take is that this is a a fake video made for propaganda purposes.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 07/30/2019 14:30 Comments || Top||

#5  I thought it was done by helicopter.
Posted by: gorb || 07/30/2019 14:38 Comments || Top||

#6  fake video made for propaganda purposes

Could be, like the earlier bullshit about how they spoofed GPS and port signals to lure it away with superior Iranian hacking skills.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 07/30/2019 15:06 Comments || Top||

#7  Iranians are taking Brit ships with no reprisal now - what world am I living in?
Posted by: jpal || 07/30/2019 20:55 Comments || Top||



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