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Man arrested in terrorism probe told FBI he'd execute a US service member for ISIS
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Taliban car bomb hits hospital in Afghan province of Zabul, 20 Tango Uniform
[Aljazeera] A Taliban car bomb has killed at least 20 people and wounded 95 others when it exploded near a hospital in southern Afghanistan, officials said.

The armed group said the target of the attack on Thursday was a nearby government intelligence department building in Qalat, the capital of Zabul province.

A senior defence ministry official in Kabul said the fighters wanted to target a training base for the country's powerful security agency National Directorate of Security (NDS), but parked the explosives-laden vehicle outside a hospital gate nearby.

Residents, many of whom had come to see their sick family members, used shawls and blankets to carry the wounded inside the destroyed hospital building, while authorities scrambled to take the worst of the wounded to hospitals in nearby Kandahar.

Haji Atta Jan Haqbayan, a member of the provincial council in Qalat, said 20 bodies and 95 wounded had been evacuated from the blast site.

Haqbayan said the wall of the NDS building was damaged. He couldn't say whether any personnel were among the casualties.
Update from Tolo News at 11:30 p.m. EDT:
The blast, which detonated approximately at 6 a.m, severely damaged the hospital and surrounding offices buildings and houses.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/19/2019 03:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10804 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Air Force foils Taliban bid to detonate Tanker truck and car packed with explosives
[KhaamaPress] The security forces foiled Taliban
...Arabic for students...
bid to detonate a Tanker truck and car packed with explosives in South-eastern Paktiya province.

The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement the Air Forces conducted an Arclight airstrike
in Zurmat district which destroyed a Tanker truck and car packed with explosives.

The statement further added that the Talibs were intending to detonate the two Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Devices (VBIEDs) in an unknown location.

Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the security forces conducted the airstrike based on an accurate intelligence tip which also destroyed a cache of weapons and ammunitions.

The 203rd Thunder Corps also added that the airstrike killed 3 Talibs as well but did not inflict casualties on anyone else.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Side note
Posted by: Dale || 09/19/2019 1:23 Comments || Top||

Suicide bomber, gunmen attack Afghan government building
[DAWN] At least four people were killed and a dozen others injured when button men stormed a crowded government building in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, following a suicide kaboom, with desperate survivors leaping from windows to escape the fighting, witnesses and officials said.

Security forces rushed to the scene after gunnies attacked the office in Jalalabad, the capital of 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, in the latest violence to hit the war-torn country as it gears up for a presidential election on September 28.

Terrified children at a nearby school climbed over walls to get further away from the fighting.

A provincial front man, Ataullah Khogyani, said a jacket wallah had initially detonated explosives, after which the button men attacked.

Security forces fought to clear the building for several hours before declaring all three button men dead, interior ministry front man Nasrat Rahimi said roughly six hours after the attack began.

Witnesses and an AFP news hound could hear gunshots immediately after the initial blast.

One of the centre's employees, Haji Qudrat, described the moment one of the button men entered his office. "After the earth-shattering kaboom, we heard small gunfire in our corridor, then a man entered our office with a gun and started shooting," he told AFP from a hospital in Jalalabad, where he was receiving treatment for a maimed leg.

"I jumped out the window. Some of our friends are either killed or maimed." Qudrat said there had been around 200 people inside the centre when the bomber detonated ‐ 80 employees, and the rest people waiting to receive their national electronic identity cards, or "tazkiras".

"I was in class when I heard a big explosion followed by intense gunfire," said Mohammad Ullah, a teacher at a nearby school.

"The kids started crying so we had to vacate the school. We jumped over the walls to take the students to a safer place," he told AFP.

No group has claimed the attack. Both the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and the holy warrior 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) group are active in Nangarhar, which borders Pakistain.
Tolo News adds:
A 5-hour-long gunfight in Jalalabad on Wednesday was concluded after all four attackers were killed by Afghan security forces.

The Ministry of Interior has confirmed that four civilians have died, and earlier updates reported over a dozen people wounded.

The attack began at 1:30 p.m. with a suicide bomb exploding near the “Electronic National Identity Cards Department (e-NIC)” in Police District 3 of Jalalabad city in the eastern province of Nangarhar.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.
Posted by: Fred || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Africa North
Egyptian police kill 9 terrorists in Greater Cairo shootouts
[AlAhram] Egyptian security forces killed nine Death Eaters in raids on two terrorist hideouts in the suburban cities of Obour and 15 May in Greater Cairo, a statement by the Ministry of Interior said.

"Among the Death Eaters killed in the raids was Mahmoud Gharieb Qassem, known by the alias Khallaf al-Dahsoury, a leader in the Lewaa al-Thawra
...The Revolution Brigade, which along with Hasm (Decisiveness or Determination) is one of the fighting arms of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, established to fight back against the overthrow of President Morsi...
terrorist organization who was involved in the liquidation of army Brigadier General Adel Rajaei in October 2016 and the attack on El-Egiezy security checkpoint in Menoufiya governorate in August 2016, which killed two coppers," the ministry said.

"Security forces seized six automatic rifles, two sniper rifles as well as nitrate, electric circuits and detonative charges."
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 00:55 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10799 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

Kuwait army units put on alert as ‘precaution against current conditions in region’
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 01:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Kuwait Army: 10 generals, 20 officers, and 1 private?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/19/2019 1:47 Comments || Top||

#2  No privates.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/19/2019 7:54 Comments || Top||

#3  They do so have a private - they brought him, at considerable expense, from Pakistan!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/19/2019 7:56 Comments || Top||

Saudis have not turned on the radars near the plants for a long time.

And the other site:
Posted by: 3dc || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10802 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

#1  Oh, cause they didn't use them.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/19/2019 7:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Inshallah radars, why do they hate us ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/19/2019 7:59 Comments || Top||

#3  The Pakistani responsible for radar surveillance will be beheaded.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/19/2019 7:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Inshalla
If you don’t turn them on, they will always work. So you have a great maintence and readiness record, and no one has to evaluate your skill in operating and maintenance. Perfect career plan, except if they actually were intended to stop an actual attack. Sound familiar?
Posted by: NoMoreBS || 09/19/2019 11:26 Comments || Top||

#5  "Ali, check the radar range. Anything yet?"

"About two more minutes caliph."
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/19/2019 13:17 Comments || Top||

#6  Probably the same reason the Israeli corvette took a hit from a Hezbollah cruise missile because it had its Phalanx CIWS system off - to avoid friendly/civilian casualties. My guess is they have a lot of false readings from civilian planes and drones routinely overflying the area. Don't want to accidentally splash a civilian jetliner a la the Iranian passenger jet disaster from the 80's. Now they'll have to take the risk.

Posted by: Zhang Fei || 09/19/2019 17:12 Comments || Top||

#7  The other issue is wasting expensive Patriots on civilian drones. Again - now they'll have to cordon off that airspace and tell everyone to bugger off, or else ...
Posted by: Zhang Fei || 09/19/2019 17:15 Comments || Top||

Netherlands: Lawyer leading case against 2 foreign killers on the lam - Shot dead.

Comment in the Twitter thread:
Hired killer by known Maroc criminal #RidouanTaghi to kill lawyer of a crown witness. He's hiding somewhere in Dubai with a reward of 100.000 euro for tips that leads to his arrest. Brother of the crown witness already murdered earlier.
Which links to an EU Most Wanted listing:
TAGHI, Ridouan
CRIME: Murder, grievous bodily injury
SEX: Male
DATE OF BIRTH: Dec 20, 1977
NATIONALITY: DutchMoroccan
ETHNIC ORIGIN: North-African
STATE OF CASE: Ongoing investigation
Posted by: 3dc || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10796 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

Home Front: WoT
Man arrested in terrorism probe told FBI he'd execute a US service member for ISIS
[Military Times] ATLANTA ‐ An Alabama man has been apprehended as part of a yearslong terrorism probe in which the FBI says he told agents he would execute a U.S. soldier if ordered to do so by the Islamic State group.

FBI agents took Nayef Qashou into custody Monday. He’s charged with lying to the FBI and destroying records.

In a newly unsealed affidavit, the FBI says Qashou arrived in the U.S. through Atlanta’s airport in 2015, planning to study nursing at an Opelika, Alabama, community college. The FBI interviewed him more than a dozen times over the next four years.
If he arrived only four years ago he isn’t an Alabama man — he’s barely an Alabama resident.
He used encrypted phone apps to communicate with suspected terrorists who told him he should carry out an attack in the United States, the FBI said.

"Qashou would not tell interviewers exactly how he responded to the suggestion to conduct a U.S. attack," FBI Special Agent Scott Sullivan wrote in the sworn affidavit. "He stated he essentially responded by saying the only way he could justify an attack is for it to be against U.S. Armed Forces personnel on U.S. soil."

Qashou is a dual Jordanian and United States citizen who grew up in Saudi Arabia, authorities said.
According to the Daily Mail, which for once has no useful photos, our dual citizen was born in the United Arab Emirates. So how, I have to wonder, did a lad on a student visa acquire American citizenship in only four years — even during the Obama years?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/19/2019 05:40 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10811 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  This sounds so odd. One hopes the delay in arresting the idiot was because they had his electronics bugged to a fare-thee-well, and they’ve been busily tracking down his little ISIS friends.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 8:35 Comments || Top||

#2  I'd rather think they were too busy - trying to find the terrorist who scrawled "XX only" on the door of a female restroom in high school.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/19/2019 8:38 Comments || Top||

#3  'Duel-Cit...? Like Soetoro ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/19/2019 8:41 Comments || Top||

Indian troops launch grenades at Pakistan’s special service group in repulse attack
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Indian Army has shared a video of its action to repulse an attempt by Pakistain’s BAT (Border Action Team) to push purported faceless myrmidons into Indian territory in Kashmir
...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there....
. Army sources said they foiled over 15 such attempts in the month of August alone.

​In the video, Indian troops were seen launching grenades at Pak SSG (Special Service Group) commandos using Under Barrel Grenade Launchers.

The faceoff began after a suicide kaboom on Indian troops in Pulwama in Kashmir on February 14 in which 40 security personnel were killed. It further escalated after the Indian Air Force carried out an aerial strike on an alleged training camp at Balakot, in Pakistain-administered Kashmir.

Tension between the two nuclear-capable South Asian neighbours further worsened following New Delhi’s decision to strip Jammu and Kashmir of its special status. Islamabad, which claims to be a stakeholder in Kashmir, rejected the Indian move and declared a diplomatic offensive against it.

India’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday (15 September) that the Pak Army had committed a total of 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations in 2019 in which 21 Indians bit the dust.

"Highlighted our concerns at unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistain, including in support of cross border terrorist infiltration and targeting of Indian civilians and border posts. This year, they resorted to over 2,050 unprovoked ceasefire violations in which 21 Indians died", said the Foreign Ministry.

Posted by: Fred || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

Islamic State militant apprehended in eastern Iraq — source
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) ‐ An Iraqi security source said on Wednesday that 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....
bad boy was arrested in the eastern province of Diyala.

Speaking to the privately-owned Mawazin News website, the source said that troops of the national security service, in cooperation with police forces, arrested an Islamic State bad boy in Khanaqin district in Diyala.

"The terrorist was referred to the competent authorities for legal action," the source added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Iraqi security forces seize ISIS hideout, arrest terrorist in Kirkuk
Kirkuk (IraqiNews) Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday apprehending a hideout belonging to 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, south of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
while arrested a terrorist who was hiding inside the hideout, and found detonators and bombs inside the hideout.

The ministry’s Spokesman Major General Saad Maan said in a press statement that the detachments of the Federal Police based on the confessions of one of the arrested defendants, managed to seize a hideout of the ISIS
...embracing their inner Islamic Brute...
terrorist group in Wadi al-Shay, where one of Death Eaters was arrested, while hiding inside the hideout.

Maan added that three bombs, a booby-trapped gas cylinder, a 120-mm grenade, a rocket launcher, two bombs, 50-meter-long detonating wires, a detonating fuse and five detonators were found inside the hideout.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10794 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Rockets fired at Israel from Gaza fall short, wounding 7 Palestinians
[IsraelTimes] Projectiles land near house inside enclave; launch triggers alarms in open field near the frontier, but no sirens in Israeli towns.

Seven Paleostinians were reportedly maimed Wednesday when a rocket barrage 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, aimed at Israel, went kaboom! near a house inside the coastal enclave.

Paleostinian eyewitnesses said two of the three rockets struck outside a home in the southern city of Rafah, and a third fell near the fence separating Israel and the Gaza Strip.

Gaza’s Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®,-run health ministry said seven people were maimed, but didn’t elaborate on their condition.

Also Wednesday evening, the army said a mortar shell was fired at Israel from Gaza, but appeared to have landed inside the enclave.

The attack did not trigger rocket sirens in any Israeli community, but did set off alarms in an open field in the Eshkol region of southern Israel, a regional spokesperson said.

"A failed launch from the Gaza Strip was detected. It did not cross into Israeli territory," the army said.

The attack came amid ongoing tensions between Israel and terror groups in the Strip, following multiple rocket attacks last week.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 01:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10802 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

Airstrike on Iran-backed militia near Iraq-Syria border said to kill at least 5
[IsraelTimes] Reports say strike hits base belonging to Popular Mobilization Force for second time in two days; some have blamed Israel for attacks.

Unknown aircraft attacked posts of Iranian-backed fighters in eastern Syria, near the Iraqi border, in the predawn hours of Thursday morning, killing at least five people, according to Arabic media reports.

Sky News Arabia, citing Iraqi security officials, said the strikes targeted a base belonging to the Popular Mobilization Force, an umbrella group of largely Iran-backed militias, killing five and wounding nine.

It was the second strike on positions controlled by Shiite militias in the Boukamal region of Syria in as many days, and the third in a month. Some Syrian and Iraqi outlets said Israel was suspected of being behind the strikes. There were no such public allegations by Syrian or Iraqi officials.

According to the Britannia-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, at least 10 pro-Iranian fighters were killed in an Arclight airstrike
Tuesday by unmanned aerial vehicles, which reportedly targeted a training camp and ammunition storehouse.

The Observatory and activist collective Deir Ezzor 24 said the strikes occurred near a newly constructed, but not yet operational Syrian border crossing with Iraq. The opening of the crossing, planned by Iraq and Syria, had been postponed several times in recent weeks.

On September 9, aircraft targeted an arms depot and posts of Iranian-backed militias in the Boukamal region, killing at least 18 fighters and destroying at least eight storehouses. A Syrian security official said at the time that Israeli jets were behind the attack but denied there were casualties.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/19/2019 01:27 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  But, but, but, Syrian S-300?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/19/2019 1:46 Comments || Top||

Jihadists prevent civilians from reaching Idlib crossing into gov’t areas
[ALMASDARNEWS] The jihadist rebels in the Idlib Governorate are preventing civilians from reaching one of the important crossings between their area and the government territories, a source told al-Masdar News.

According to the military source, 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...
have repeatedly forced civilians to disperse from the Abu Dhuhour Crossing in southeast Idlib.

The source said Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham has used force and arbitrary arrests to prevent the return of civilians to the government areas.

The Abu Dhuhour Crossing was recently reopened by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) after the Ottoman Turkish and Russian armed forces agreed to facilitate the return of civilians to the southern part of the Idlib Governorate

This decision to reopen the Abu Dhuhour Crossing came shortly after the Syrian Arab Army declared the territories under their control in northern Hama and southern Idlib to be safe.

The Abu Dhuhour Crossing was established by the Syrian and Russian Armed Forces after their troops retook the airport and town in this part of southeastern Idlib.

Posted by: Fred || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10803 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra

ISIS terrorists killed by Syrian troops near Palmyra
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) carried out retaliatory attacks against 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....
...embracing their inner Islamic Brute...
/ISIS/IS/ISIS) forces in the Badiya al-Sham region of Homs Wednesday, eliminating several turbans and enemy vehicles near the ancient city of Palmyra (var. Tadmur).

According to a military source near the scene of the attack, a Syrian Army scout spotted a group of Islamic State turbans moving through the desert region east of Palmyra this morning.

Once the Islamic State fighters were spotted, the Syrian Arab Army began firing missiles at the terrorist convoy, scoring direct hits on three of the enemy vehicles.

The source said the Syrian Arab Army’s attack resulted in the death of several Islamic State fighters and the destruction of three of their vehicles, which were primarily SUVs.

Following this attack by the Syrian Army, their air force carried out several Arclight airstrike
s over the Islamic State’s positions in the Badiya al-Sham region, causing more casualties within the ranks of the terrorist group.

The Syrian Arab Army has stepped up their attacks in the desert region east of Palmyra over the last 24 hours in response to the Islamic State’s ambush in the Hamimah area yesterday morning.

Posted by: Fred || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Early reports of Syrian troops withdrawing from several areas in eastern Idlib
[ALMASDARNEWS] According to some early reports from Idlib, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is withdrawing their troops from the eastern countryside of the governorate.

The reports claim that the Syrian Arab Army is withdrawing their forces from the Sinjar District, which includes the towns of Kefraya Maara and Ejaz.

They would add that the withdrawal has to do with the arrival of the Russian military police, who are expected to take over the Syrian Arab Army’s checkpoints in eastern Idlib.

Al-Masdar is awaiting an official response from the Syrian Arab Army regarding these early reports from the Idlib Governorate.

Earlier this month, the Syrian Arab Army withdrew their troops from the northern Hama town of Morek; they were later replaced by the Russian military police, who began to man their checkpoints.

The Russian Ministry of Defense has expressed their desire, with the help of their Ottoman Turkish counterparts, to eventually reopen the highways in the Idlib Governorate.

With the Syrian Army’s large-scale advance last month, the latter now controls the entire Hama portion of the Idlib-Hama Highway all the way up to the city of Khan Sheikhoun.

Posted by: Fred || 09/19/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

Syrian Army finds alleged ‘chemical weapons tunnel’ used in Khan Sheikhoun
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has uncovered a tunnel that is filled with chemical hazard equipment and weapons inside the town of Khan Sheikhoun.

Video footage captured by the Union News channel shows the Syrian Army inside the cave and combing through the contents that were left behind by the hard boy forces and White Helmets.

According to the Syrian Army, the cave was used by the White Helmets to "fabricate’ chemical attacks", citing the equipment found in this former base as proof.

On April 4th, 2017, the hard boy forces, then in control of Khan Sheikhoun, accused the Syrian military of using chemical weapons during an aerial attack over the city.

The Syrian Arab Army and Russian Armed Forces denied the allegations.
No, no! Certainly not!
but the U.S. administration made the decision to launch an attack on the Shayrat Airbase in response to claims.

The Syrian government maintains the attack was fabricated by the White Helmets, while the opposition says this one of many chemical attacks carried out by the military.

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