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Good Morning

Beto Plans Comeback
Monday September 20th, 2021

Pakistan sends Afghanistan 278 tonnes of humanitarian aid
Nangarhar: Taliban Vehicle Targeted by Blast, Child Killed
Slain Kabul Merchant Taken by Men Impersonating Security Forces
Gunmen release 10 Nigerian students after collecting ransom
ISIS Claims Syria Gas Pipeline Attack
Shut out From School, Afghan Girls Despair Over Future
Remorseless [Angry Trans] Colorado school shooter, 20, who killed one and wounded eight when he opened fire at STEM school is jailed for more than a THOUSAND years

Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 || Comments || Link || [336110 views] Top|| File under:

#1  pondering the essentiality of nekkidness...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 4:30 Comments || Top||

#2  Miss Peggy, haven't we met here at the Burg previously ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 7:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Lace curtain Irish colleen?
Posted by: Chesney Unort9629 || 09/20/2021 9:35 Comments || Top||

#4  This is why I always use the delicate setting when washing my delicates. It helps to use a fabric softener as well.
Posted by: jpal || 09/20/2021 17:06 Comments || Top||

#5  Balm in Hollywood, or, "I'm Peggy, and I'm an alcoholic."

Too strong and too godlike the river
For a brave little Sammon whose liver,
By thirty-four ravaged,
Was salvaged... or savaged,
Dried out or dried up. Al forgave her.
Posted by: Snomolet Elmusonter1848 || 09/20/2021 23:58 Comments || Top||

-Lurid Crime Tales-
Cops seize two kilos of cocaine, a gold-plated handgun and nearly $44,000 in cash in searches on homes after routine traffic stop of 'nervous' man in Texas
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Humberto Anteverde,
    ...with a Hispanic name he might be a legal alien, an American citizen, or an illegal — but whatever he is, it was a fair cop...
    29, was caught speeding in Port Arthur on Thursday

  • Officers found a kilo of cocaine inside the car after he allowed them to search it

  • Later on, they uncovered another kilo of coke, a rifle, a gold-plated gun and nearly $44,000 in cash from two nearby homes in the area

  • A kilo of cocaine, once outside of South America, goes for $10K to $20K

  • The glistening gold-plated gun featured a wreath design on the barrel

  • Anteverde was charged with manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance

  • The charge is punishable by 15 to 99 years in prison and a $250,000 fine
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336086 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Thought the gold plated gun went out with Saddam's sons, but bad taste is sort of a universal constant.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 4:36 Comments || Top||

#2  Never did care for pimp guns... including the ones advertised in the NRA rag every month.
Posted by: Mercutio || 09/20/2021 7:48 Comments || Top||

#3  "Humberto"?

So Hunter Biden's got a new alias?
Posted by: Whusing Whavimble1272 || 09/20/2021 8:52 Comments || Top||

#4  the pimp guns are still popular with the sicarios, when you have more money than sense you have to find crap to spend it on.
Posted by: Chris || 09/20/2021 10:23 Comments || Top||

#5  OK. Being a Yankee, I speak under correction, but can some one of our Texas cousins explain to me the difference between a "pimp gun" and a "barbeque gun"... other than who owns it?
Posted by: Mercutio || 09/20/2021 10:38 Comments || Top||

#6  OK, Mercutio, it's a matter of application.
'Pimp guns' and 'barbeque guns' are supposed to be seen and shown off socially. However, pimp guns are also supposed to be used socially. Most BBQ guns are only ever fired in the air (New Years, July 4th, Cinco de Beero, it's Saturday, and the like.)
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/20/2021 10:51 Comments || Top||

#7  Until today, I didn't know BBQ guns were a thing.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 09/20/2021 10:57 Comments || Top||

#8  #7 - Rantburg U!
Posted by: Bobby || 09/20/2021 11:51 Comments || Top||

#9  Grazie, Ed. I am now educated.
Posted by: Mercutio || 09/20/2021 15:50 Comments || Top||

#10  Further clarification: "Pimp guns are carried by the bad boys, tend to be chrome plated or titanium nitride coated (looks gold). Frequently used to end a discussion.
"BBQ guns" generally show up when somebody throws a big BBQ or such and a next door neighbor's brother-in-law has piece he's proud of.
It's that "ooh shiny" thing.
Note that these are metal guns, Glock's need not apply. And extra points are given if in black teflon or ceracoat.
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/20/2021 17:07 Comments || Top||

#11  “Son, only a pimp in a Louisiana whore- house carries pearl-handled revolvers. These are ivory.”

~ Gen. Geo Patton
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 17:12 Comments || Top||

-Land of the Free
Border agents on horseback round up Haitian migrants after closing Rio Grande crossing where 15,000 have congregated under Texas bridge: First removal flight arrives in Haiti with up to EIGHT scheduled per day to deal with crisis
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • The Department of Homeland Security will begin on Sunday sending out removal flights of Haitian migrants who are at an encampment under a bridge in border city of Del Rio, Texas

  • One official said they would likely send five to eight flights of migrant out per day starting on Sunday while another expects no more than two a day

  • The plan also includes increasing the number of Border Patrol in the area by sending 400 agents and officers by Monday morning – and more if necessary

  • Haitian migrants are using a dam to cross into and from the U.S. and Mexico and staying shaded near a bridge

  • Del Rio Mayor Bruno Lozano said Saturday there were 14,534 immigrants at the camp under the bridge
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336099 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking


Still asking Whom was funding the transportation and feeding of 15,000 people for a 1500 to 2000 miles journey and why to this point.

It ain't like Illegals are overflowing with Travel $$$$$,
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/20/2021 6:12 Comments || Top||

#2  We are told they live on 10 cents a day and we can feed them for $2 / month in the NGO fundraising campaigns. BS, yes I know, but there it is.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 6:25 Comments || Top||

#3  Take em down river and load up five of the idled cruise ships. At 3,000 a pop, we should clear them out in no time. Port of call = Port-au-Prince.
Posted by: Sninerong Clunk5833 || 09/20/2021 9:01 Comments || Top||

#4  While I am glad to see some border enforcement, I wonder why Haitians are the only people being refused entry? Why them and not anyone else?
Posted by: Tom || 09/20/2021 11:36 Comments || Top||

#5  Perhaps the Haitians were unable to pull together the required cartel funding alliance and DNC contributions package.

Just a wild guess.

Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 12:26 Comments || Top||

#6  Bill and Hillary already bled the Haitians dry. They are therefore useless to the Dems.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/20/2021 17:57 Comments || Top||

Texas Governor Sends Highway Patrol, National Guard to Block Migrants at Border
[BREITBART] Texas Governor Greg Abbott
... governor of Texas. Abbott is a Republican. His 2014 Dem opponent, state senatrix Wendy Davis, thought the absolute, most pressing, most important issue facing the state was abortion. Abbott beat the pantyhose off her. His 2018 opponent, Lupe Valdez didn't dwell too heavily on abortion, but she lost too...
deployed a contingent of Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Highway Patrol troopers
“One traffic jam, one trooper.”
to stop the free flow of mostly Haitian migrants colonists from crossing the Rio Grande. The force of nearly 1,000 troopers and National Guard soldiers entered the makeshift migrant camp housing nearly 15,000
...a number that keeps rising as the days pass, oddly enough...
migrants colonists under the Del Rio International Bridge.

On Saturday afternoon, the troopers used vehicles and barbed wire to block access to a weir dam stretching the Rio Grande. The migrants colonists utilized the dam as the primary crossing point from Mexico into the makeshift camp.

As of late Saturday, the crossings had completely stopped after the DPS blocked access using vehicles and a rudimentary barbed-wire barrier. Just hours before, Breitbart Texas visited the camp by boat and witnessed the non-stop crossings of newly arriving migrants colonists and those using the dam to bring in food and other supplies from Ciudad Acuna, Coahuila.

Although the migrants colonists are being provided food and water by the Border Patrol and local authorities on scene, many chose to seek their own provisions from Acuna.
They don’t do Mexican food right in Texas, donchaknow.
Moslem colonists Migrants also brought cardboard and other materials used to construct primitive shelters alongside the international bridge. Many have spent more than a week in the shelter. As Breitbart Texas first reported, the migrants colonists began arriving in significant numbers earlier this month.

There are other areas that are being used by the migrants colonists to ford the river, but none provide the shallow, easy access that the dam afforded. Bringing goods and supplies into the camp from Mexico will be near impossible without access to the dam. Authorities have been worried about tension building up in the camp as the population continues to swell.

The troopers and Guardsmen, deployed as part of Texas Governor Gregg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star have been dispatched to border communities since March. The contingent of more than 1,000 Highway Patrol troopers and Texas Army National Guard soldiers have focused primarily on blocking major migrant crossing points and increasing patrols along state highways leading away from the border.

Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336137 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  At some point the Feds are likely to come out in opposition to Operation Lone Star. From a State's rights aspect, this could get very interesting.

Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 2:59 Comments || Top||

#2  These days, I like to see it like a book of matches. The federal gov is the striker strip and the states are the matches. Yes, the striker is still there if all the matches are burned, but then it's useless.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 4:40 Comments || Top||

#3  It should be declared as a foreign invasion by the state and the admission that it is an act of war. Texas should close it's entire southern border and fortify it until such time as the invaders are repelled.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 09/20/2021 11:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Don't worry - Beano will fix everything after he's elected Governor....
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/20/2021 16:45 Comments || Top||

#5  I'm still amazed nobody built a wall long, long ago. It is an international border after all.
Posted by: ruprecht || 09/20/2021 17:14 Comments || Top||

The Taliban Are Hunting Down Any Afghan Tied to Western Organizations
[NationalReview] On the menu today: The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
are methodically collecting as much information about the Afghan population as possible, looking for anyone who has, in their eyes, been tainted or corrupted by Western influences or values. Hiding Afghan allies of the U.S. are now wondering if it is worth it to try making the dangerous journey to sneak into Pakistain — although that option offers a separate plethora of deadly risks.

Americans who are trying to get Afghan allies out of the country continue to hear horrific stories from those they’re trying to rescue. These stories are difficult to verify, but bit by bit, similar accounts from different sources start to align.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 03:40 || Comments || Link || [336107 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Shame on Biden
Shame on this fraudulent, treasonous, murderously incompetent administration
Posted by: Patriot || 09/20/2021 8:31 Comments || Top||

#2  And Joe Biden gave them all that biographical information on anyone who ever worked with us - pointing them out for special treatment.
Sadly he (Biden) has no shame. No doubt the media will show it as a humanitarian gesture to 'get allong with our new Friends.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/20/2021 9:20 Comments || Top||

#3  How much longer?
How much more damage will this sick, perverted mind-diseased old asshole be allowed to inflict on us?
Posted by: Betty Spawn of the Apes4876 || 09/20/2021 9:23 Comments || Top||

#4  Remember - its not just Biden, but those who pull his strings, Traitor Milley, Pelosi, Obama, etc...
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/20/2021 9:31 Comments || Top||

#5  Biden and Harris are little more than Deep State decoys, placeholders, illusions of reality.

Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 9:40 Comments || Top||

#6  ^ "We do not sell less than a dozen" - indeed
Posted by: Herb Flating7839 || 09/20/2021 9:43 Comments || Top||

#7  Victor Hanson is on fire today. Spot on.
Posted by: Unort Hupung8610 || 09/20/2021 9:54 Comments || Top||

#8  In other headline news: Rain is Wet, and the Sun set in the West last night.
Posted by: Chealing Chomotle4158 || 09/20/2021 18:54 Comments || Top||

New Evidence Hints Biden Administration Lied About Reaper Drone Strike
[Western Journal] A new report contradicts key points of the Biden administration’s narrative concerning an Aug. 29 drone strike that U.S. officials allegedly thought killed terrorists, but appears to have killed only innocent civilians.

An investigation conducted by The New York Times indicates that what President Joe Biden’s commanders thought was a man loading bombs into a car was instead Zemari Ahmadi putting canisters of water into his vehicle. Ahmadi was among the 10 people killed in the strike, including seven children.

According to The Washington Post, experts looking at photographic evidence believe military planners drew the wrong conclusions that day.

U.S. Central Command initially said in an Aug. 29 statement, "We are confident we successfully hit the target. Significant secondary explosions from the vehicle indicated the presence of a substantial amount of explosive material."

Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, later called the attack "a righteous strike."
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 03:29 || Comments || Link || [336098 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Evidence... politician... gummint... political appointee... lied... lied... lied...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 5:29 Comments || Top||

What I see is:
While they were having a Evacuation Clint Eastwood Cluster F___ moment. They badly needed Media Deflection, went with a Terrorist Drone Strike and got the needed deflection.

Right or Wrong
Their Drone strike has in fact deflected the main attention away from, what we are hearing could be 500+ American citizens left behind.

Which is the American voter more likely to forgiven and forget come election?

5,000 American left behind?
Or a mistaken target Terrorist Drone strike ?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/20/2021 6:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Same people who said drone strikes and GITMO created terrorism suddenly go volte face. Sorta like Fauxi on masks, vaccines, boosters, now that I look at it...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 6:12 Comments || Top||

#4  Classic deflection and cover for action:

A two-minute clip by Mark Basseley Youssef, whose video 'Innocence of Muslims' aired on Egyptian television on Sep. 9, and an attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya occurred two days later.

Youssef was of course to blame.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 9:11 Comments || Top||

#5  An investigation conducted by The New York Times indicates that what President Joe Biden’s commanders thought was a man loading bombs into a car was instead Zemari Ahmadi putting canisters of water into his vehicle.

Confirmation bias
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/20/2021 10:59 Comments || Top||

#6  They zapped a random. They didn't care who it was. They still don't.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/20/2021 11:56 Comments || Top||

#7  "We need a diversion!! Go kill someone - I don't care who! Just divert attention from our failure at any cost!"
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/20/2021 12:30 Comments || Top||

#8  Yes, anyone who feels that was"t a deliberate attempt at media diversion is asleep at the switch.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 12:34 Comments || Top||

28 US Citizens Depart Kabul via Charter Flight, State Department Confirms
[EpochTimes] Almost 30 more U.S. citizens have been flown out of Taliban
...Arabic for students...
-controlled Afghanistan since the full withdrawal of U.S. troops, the State Department confirmed on Sept. 18.

"We can confirm that a 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...
Airways charter flight departed from Kabul yesterday with 28 U.S. citizens and 7 lawful permanent residents on board," State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement.

"We are grateful to Qatari authorities, who continue to coordinate these flights with us. We will continue to help U.S. citizens and Afghans affiliated with the U.S. government to depart Afghanistan."

Price suggested that the evacuation succeeded because of the Taliban’s cooperation.

He also indicated that the United States will continue the engagement with the terrorist group to ensure "U.S. citizens and Afghans enjoy full freedom of movement."

The News Agency that Dare Not be Named reported that more than 150 passengers were on the flight, citing an anonymous official. The news agency also said that more than 300 foreign nationals, U.S. green card holders, and Afghans with special visas have left Afghanistan in the past week.

The Epoch Times cannot independently verify the AP reports.

The White House had said in early September that more than 100 Americans remained in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.

Between 100 and 200 U.S. citizens were believed to be in the country when U.S. troops exited on Aug. 30. That number remains above 100, but "it is closer to 100" than 200, White House press secretary Jen Psaki
...a valley girl who woke up one morning and found she was spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of State under Obama. A new American success story, under Biden she became spokeswoman for the whole administration, and she was even able to get her sister a job...
told news hounds in Washington.

Without a military presence in Afghanistan, the United States is attempting to use diplomatic means to secure safe passage for the Americans stranded in the country.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336085 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Not entirely memoryholed. But funnily not reported on by any of the mainstream press ... Hey! Look over there! White supremacist Larry Elder! Insurrectionists in the Capitol!
Posted by: Jong Forkbeard6735 || 09/20/2021 8:58 Comments || Top||

#2  I thought there weren't any more there.
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/20/2021 10:58 Comments || Top||

Slain Kabul Merchant Taken by Men Impersonating Security Forces
The moral justification for the Talib return to power is that they would restore order and safety. It looks like they’re already failing.
[ToloNews] A businessman, Zainulabuddin, who was kidnapped seventeen days ago in Kabul, has been killed, his family said on Sunday.

The family said a group of gunnies took him from his workplace, claiming to be on official business for the directorate of national security working on an investigation. Later they demanded money.

The merchant’s body was found behind the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul two nights ago.

Hamid, son of Zainulabuddin, said: "Five gunnies wearing military uniforms took my father from our office in the Quwai Markaz area. They said they were from national security. Then, we received a phone call asking for a great amount of money."

...back at the dirigible, the pilot and the copilot had both hit the silk.

Jack! Cynthia exclaimed. Do you know how to drive one of these things?

Jack wiped some of the blood from his knuckles.

No, he said. Do you?...

the Afghanistan Chamber of Commerce and Industries officials said that such incidents will obstruct business in the country.

Mohammad Younus Mohmand told TOLOnews: "We talked with security officials. They assured us that they will take the people behind the incident to the courts."

Kabul residents expressed worry over kidnapping cases and robberies in Kabul.

Armed men stole 700,000 Afs four days ago from a shop in Chahar Qala area, shopkeeper Habiburahman said.

Habib said: " They forced me to open a safe of money and then tgey took all of it. They were four people. One was standing outside."

Kabul residents urged the caretaker government to provide security in Kabul, where several robberies have happened in the last few days.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336107 views] Top|| File under:

Nangarhar: Taliban Vehicle Targeted by Blast, Child Killed
[ToloNews] A child was killed and two people, including a Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
forces member, were injured in a kaboom on Sunday evening in 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..

Bilal Karimi, a deputy of Taliban official Zabihullah Mujahid, confirmed to TOLOnews that the earth-shattering kaboom hit a Taliban forces vehicle.

According to Karimi, the earth-shattering kaboom targeted the vehicle in PD5 of Jalalabad city, the provincial center of Nangarhar.

Karimi said a child was killed and two people, including a member of the Taliban forces, were maimed.

No group has grabbed credit for the attack.

This attack followed a blast in Kabul on Saturday that maimed two people, and two explosions on Saturday that targeted a Taliban vehicle in Nangarhar, which maimed around 20 people.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336114 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Learn a trade, practise it for life.
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/20/2021 10:57 Comments || Top||

Africa Horn
Sudan Seizes Weapons Smuggled from Libya
[LIBYAREVIEW] On Saturday, the Sudanese Rapid Support Forces (RSF) seized a shipment of weapons from Libya, and arrested four smugglers, including two Libyans.

"Our forces deployed on the border strip between Sudan, Egypt, and Libya, managed to seize a shipment of weapons, ammunition, and explosives coming from Libya," the RSF said in a statement.

The RSF Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel, Ali Ahmed Mahmoud Awajeh, said the RSF units were dispatched to the Saif al-Barli area on the border triangle after receiving intelligence about the presence of arms-trading gangs in the area.

RSF patrols clashed with the smuggling gang three kilometers from Saif al-Barli area and pursued them.

"After the festivities, the forces confiscated two GMC cars carrying 36 Kalashnikov rifles and a box of Kornet grenades, Dushka cannon, RPG-7 launchers, and a large number of various other kinds of weapons," the statement revealed.

Notably, the government in Sudan closed the country’s borders with Libya many times, citing security and economic risks. It has repeatedly complained of arms smuggling across its borders.

Last April, the Sudanese Security and Defence Council, the highest authority in the country, decided to monitor the borders to prevent the flow and spread of weapons. This occurred in the wake of violence that broke out in Sudan on April 3rd and lasted for more than a week.

if you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning...
the new Governor of the western Darfur region, Mini Arko Minawi, in August decided to re-open the borders for trade with Libya and other neighbouring countries.

Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336099 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Sudan

At least five people injured as Al-Shabaab bombs Bulo Burte airstrip in Somalia
[Garowe] At least five people were maimed on Sunday following a kaboom at Bulo Burte airstrip in the Hiraan region, in the latest al-Shabaab
...... Somalia's version of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...

attack within Somalia as the country struggles with political crisis, which could potentially split the country.

Reports indicate that the blast, which has since been owned by al-Shabaab holy warriors, destroyed a section of the airstrip, further raising questions about the security of the country, which is struggling with instability.

Area MP Mohamud Benebenne confirmed the incident noting it was the second time the holy warrior group had attacked the new departure and arrival terminal recently built in EU funded project.

Pictures shared by the MP show a destroyed building that was used as a waiting bay for passengers.

The federal MP condemned the attack terming it an afront to progress in the region. He called for more security at the airport and the construction of permanent facilities.

According to authorities, soldiers were among the people injured in a kaboom inside Buoloburte airport, which also caused severe damage to parts of the airport's office building. Those maimed in the attack were taken to the nearby hospital.

Buloburte district commissioner Ahmed Mahad Nur told VOA's Somali service that al-Shabaab was behind the bombings at Buloburte airport, which houses Djiboutian forces under AMISOM.

He said al-Shabaab had sneaked into the airport, then detonated the bomb at the airport's generator section. The Death Eaters control areas in the Middle and Lower Shabelle regions, where they are battling Somali and AU troops.

This is the second time such an attack has been carried out on the airport, one of the most functioning airports in the Hiiraan region. It was not immediately clear who the Death Eaters were targeting but it's their norm to target innocent civilians across the Horn of Africa.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336097 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

Africa North
Libyan Customs Thwarts Smuggling of Narcotic Tablets
[LIBYAREVIEW] The Customs Department at the al-Khums sea port thwarted the smuggling of narcotic tablets inside a container coming from abroad.

The department explained that it managed to foil the smuggling operation after receiving information that there was a container suspected of containing narcotics.

"After the search and investigation, the members of the department officers were able to seize a large quantity of narcotic pills amounting to 175360 tablets," the Customs Department said in a statement on Sunday.

In May, the Head of Libya’s National Central Bureau, Adel Bentaleb, said that they noticed a marked increase in narcos using Libya as a transshipment point, including for drugs from as far as South America.

"While many of these drugs are neither produced nor consumed here, this has not spared us from the violent mostly peaceful crime inevitably wrought by such activity, which we are determined to combat alongside Interpol," Bentaleb said.

Drug traffickers are using Libya as a transit route for illegal drugs from South America to Europe. The National Central Bureau said drugs worth nearly 100 million euros were seized in Africa and the Middle East during a large international police operation in March and April.

Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336096 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

Africa Subsaharan
Gunmen release 10 Nigerian students after collecting ransom
[AlAhram] Gunmen in northern Nigeria have released 10 more students after a ransom was paid, but 21 others remain in captivity despite a pledge to release them all, officials said Sunday.

The Rev. John Hayab, the chairman of the local Christian association, said the kidnappers had collected money three days ago. The 10 freed students were returned to their parents Saturday night, he said.

Assailants had stormed the Bethel Baptist High School on July 5, seizing at least 120 of the students from their hostels. Various batches of the students have been released since then and the last group was freed on Aug. 27.
The Kaduna state bandits demanded 1 million naira ($2,430) per student.
``These bandidos are torturing us emotionally, psychologically, physically, financially. They are putting us under serious pressure,'' he said of the button men. ``The moment they release a number (of students), it is because they want to ask for fresh money.``

About 1,400 children have been kidnapped from their schools over the last year and nearly 200 of them have yet to be released. Sixteen children have died in the attacks, UNICEF Nigeria Representative Peter Hawkins told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named.

As schools are set to reopen across Nigeria, UNICEF has also said at least 1 million children are afraid to return to their classrooms because of insecurity. That aggravates the education crisis in the West African country where more than 10 million children are already out of school.

Moreover, some of the freed captives have told the AP of how they continue to face trauma weeks after their freedom. Some of them have also said they won't return to school. Victory Sani, 20, who was kidnapped from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization in Kaduna and later freed, said the button men ``asked us not to go back to school, that they will make sure they shut down all the schools in Kaduna state.''
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336108 views] Top|| File under: Banditti

Extreme violence by antifa in Leipzig
Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336131 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  Ah. More peaceful protests.
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/20/2021 10:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Where?
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/20/2021 22:57 Comments || Top||

Fifth Column
Black Lives Matter is planning to hold a protest against the Manhattan restaurant where three black women were filmed assaulting an Asian hostess

Following the altercation, Hawk Newsome, co-founder of Black Lives Matter NY, said that the organization plans to hold a protest on Monday in response to the incident.

Three Texas women who were filmed allegedly attacking a Carmine's restaurant hostess after she asked for their vaccination proof are now saying that they were racially profiled and were called the N-word during the incident.

According to the Daily Mail, the trio, all of which are black women, are now calling for the 24-year-old Asian hostess to be fired from her job, alleging that she was, in fact, the aggressor. The hostess was taken to the hospital following the incident with minor injuries, with police arresting 21-year-old Tyonnie Keshay Rankin, 44-year-old Kaeita Nkeenge Rankin, and 49-year-old Sally Rechelle Lewis and charging them with misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief.
Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336160 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM

#1  I recall BLM was supposedly gonna protest Sen. Whiteboy from RI for belonging to a couple of all-WHITE clubs?
Posted by: Raj || 09/20/2021 0:12 Comments || Top||

#2  and were called the N-word during the incident.

I take that as an indication of made-up bullshit.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/20/2021 0:25 Comments || Top||

#3  The Tale of Three Big Cottonpickers

"Her Asian ass pulled all our triggers!"
"Ah thought that was you."
"Girl, it was!"
"Yeah, me too."
"I'm ashamed of the both of you ------!"
Posted by: Snomolet Elmusonter1848 || 09/20/2021 0:34 Comments || Top||


Black Lives Only Matter (BLOM)
actions and tactics are just as RACIST as their White counterparts. The Neo-Nazi's and the Aryan Brotherhood.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/20/2021 6:36 Comments || Top||

#5  Jesus' lessons aside (and leftist atheists certainly put them aside), I have no idea why I should like someone who hates me even though they don't even know me. I have many more important things to do than hate them but seeing how they like to attack people and throw sh*t around, I'd be dumb not to look out for their presence.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 6:41 Comments || Top||

#6  Their latest claims should see "inciting a riot" added to their charges.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/20/2021 7:45 Comments || Top||

#7  Tyonnie Keshay Rankin, 44-year-old Kaeita Nkeenge Rankin, and 49-year-old Sally Rechelle Lewis


What kinda name be dat?
Posted by: Snavick Grinesing6091 || 09/20/2021 8:51 Comments || Top||

#8  What kinda name be dat?

Her mum named her "Thessalonika", but everyone calls her Sally for short.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/20/2021 11:13 Comments || Top||

#9  and were called the N-word during the incident.

yea, mostly by each other.

even my hard core lefty friends admit that being a server for wakandan patrons will make you prejudiced really fast.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/20/2021 11:36 Comments || Top||

#10  try having them for neighbors
Posted by: Chris || 09/20/2021 12:10 Comments || Top||

#11  ^ been there done that, suckered by the realtor into being an 'urban pioneer'

cleaning my yard weekly of empty Colt 45 bottles while living next to Section 8 housing full of layabouts with nothing to do but hassle everyone walking down the street.

a real eye opener, that.
Posted by: Retard Strength || 09/20/2021 12:51 Comments || Top||

#12  #10
Have had Good and Bad Section 8's as next door neighbors.

Generally the down on their luck families are OK.

But when its been a single mom, there usually is a hookup Thuggy Boy-toy. Then they have tended to bring with them major community issues. Especially if they have 12 to 16 year old sons and/or daughters in perpetual heat.

Posted by: Percy Henbane8982 || 09/20/2021 13:05 Comments || Top||

#13  Sally for short

"So, Sally, you're named 'Thessalonika?'"
"Like Grandma." [boy blows dat harmonica]
"Well... if that's what you is,"
[Ima gives her the biz]
"Tell us, why don't they just call you 'Lonika?'"
Posted by: Snomolet Elmusonter1848 || 09/20/2021 13:45 Comments || Top||

#14  even my hard core lefty friends admit that being a server for wakandan patrons will make you prejudiced really fast.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/20/2021 18:45 Comments || Top||

#15  even my hard core lefty friends admit that being a server for wakandan patrons will make you prejudiced really fast.

Sorry, flinched.

Worst kept secret in food service.

I even read an article some ten years ago, some researchers or whatnot went into one of those decent food decent price restaurants everyone goes to, a national brand, to find out if servers earn better tips from same race patrons. What they found out is, by and large, all the servers regardless of race cringed when a black group arrived, mostly because the absolute lack, not low lack, of tipping made even a good time become a sort of wasted time experience.

Obviously this was not a valid research as there could be many factors involved, especially mean income among patrons within restaurant's footprint....but it sure wasn't what the researchers went in thinking.

That isn't of course this, this is three patrons attempting to use privilege to bully themselves a table.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 09/20/2021 18:56 Comments || Top||

#16  Hi, how have you, been.
Posted by: Ebbolurt Johnson5846 || 09/20/2021 19:02 Comments || Top||

#17  As described in the South, they come in two distinct categories.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/20/2021 19:04 Comments || Top||

#18  What they found out is, by and large, all the servers regardless of race cringed when a black group arrived, mostly because the absolute lack, not low lack, of tipping made even a good time become a sort of wasted time experience.

While money is an issue, a bigger one is being abused by black patrons while getting a crappy tip.
Posted by: Zhang Fei || 09/20/2021 21:27 Comments || Top||

#19  Good.
They won't bother me where I am.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/20/2021 22:57 Comments || Top||

Duhok family suffers from ill health after suspected Turkish chemical attack
[Rudaw] Abdullah Hassan, 76, is a former Peshmerga. He lives with his wife and daughter in the small village of Hirore. Nestled in a valley in mountainous northern Duhok province, most residents live off their orchards. On September 4, Hassan and his family went outside in the late afternoon to take in the fresh air.

They heard the sounds of Arclight airstrike
s on the hilltop that looks over their home. The village of Hirore had been on the frontline of a conflict between The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 03:40 || Comments || Link || [336112 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Car bomb attack leaves no casualties in Baghdad
[SHAFAQ] An explosion targeted a civilian vehicle without causing casualties in the northeast of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

A source told Shafaq News Agency that the sticky bomb was placed on a civilian vehicle in the Tojjar (Merchants) street in al-Shaab area, northeast Baghdad.

The explosion did not cause any casualties, according to the source.

"A security force cordoned to the site and started an investigation into the circumstances of the incident," the source said.
Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336085 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Are we sure it wasn't just a Tesla? Or maybe a Chevy Bolt?
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/20/2021 10:42 Comments || Top||

Civil Defense teams launch an operation to dismantle ISIS explosives in al-Anbar
Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336093 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  They don't pay these guys enough.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 09/20/2021 0:13 Comments || Top||

#2  EOD is a very respectable occupation. It's too bad more of this stuff isn't mapped by drones and removed by anti-materiel rifles.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/20/2021 5:02 Comments || Top||

#3  One of the first applications of my company’s lightweight ROWS was for EOD work. Used a Barrett .50 cal. Better accuracy and extended operation window compared to direct firing of the weapon.
Posted by: Remoteman || 09/20/2021 12:48 Comments || Top||

2 Umm al-Fahm men indicted for alleged attack on ambulance during May’s unrest
[IsraelTimes] Suspects charged with aggravated terrorist assault for attack that included blocking vehicle carrying maimed officer who had been shot, in move designed to ’worsen his condition’.

Two men have been charged for an attack in which they allegedly hurled stones and fired fireworks at coppers, as well as blocking an ambulance in the northern town Umm al-Fahm during ethnic unrest that rocked the country in May, the police announced Sunday.

The suspects, aged 18 and 20, both residents of the Arab city, participated in a violent mostly peaceful demonstration near the entrance of the city on May 11, Israel Police said in a statement. During the protest, the men also allegedly help set fire to a electric pole that supported a security camera.

The next night, an ambulance carrying a maimed police officer who was shot during violent mostly peaceful festivities near the city’s entrance was attacked by a number of rioters including the two suspects, police said.

Police said the rioters blocked the ambulance, threw stones at it, broke its windows and tried to force open the door.

"This was in order to prevent the treatment of the maimed police officer and worsen his condition due to an ideological nationalist motive," police charged.

The ambulance then turned back to the local Magen David Adom emergency services station, where the maimed officer was transferred to a police car that took him to another ambulance that was waiting outside of the city.

The two accused men are also suspected of opening fire with a makeshift Carlo-style submachine gun near a community center in Umm al-Fahm, police said. It was not clear when this separate incident took place.

Police said the two men were arrested in August and the indictment was filed on Friday, but the details of the investigation were released for publication only on Sunday.

The indictment charged the two with aggravated terrorist assault, attempted assault of a public worker, rioting, abetting arson, intentional sabotage of a vehicle and weapons offenses, among other charges.

The violence in Arab locales and ethnically mixed cities of Israel, which erupted as the Israel Defense Forces and Paleostinian terror groups engaged in 11 days of intense fighting in 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, was the most serious internal unrest to grip the country in years.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/20/2021 03:41 || Comments || Link || [336101 views] Top|| File under:

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Indonesia Retrieves Most-Wanted Militant's Body From Jungle
[ENGLISH.AAWSAT] The bodies of Indonesia’s most wanted holy warrior with ties to ISIS group and a follower, who were killed in a jungle shootout with security forces, were evacuated early Sunday to a police hospital for further investigation, police said.

The military earlier said the Death Eaters killed late Saturday were Ali Kalora, leader of the East Indonesia Mujahideen network that has claimed several killings of coppers and minority Christians, and another suspected krazed killer, Jaka Ramadan, also known as Ikrima.

The two men were fatally shot by a joint team of military and coppers in Central Sulawesi province’s mountainous Parigi Moutong district. It borders Poso district, considered an krazed killer hotbed in the province.

Several pictures obtained by The News Agency that Dare Not be Named from authorities showed an M16 rifle and backpacks laid near their bloodied bodies. The Central Sulawesi Police Chief Rudy Sufahriadi told a news conference on Sunday that security forces also seized two ready-to-use bombs from their backpacks, which also contained food and camping tools.

He said the bodies of Kalora and his follower have been evacuated to a police hospital in Palu, the bucolic provincial capital, after the rugged terrain and darkness hampered earlier evacuation efforts from the scene of the shootout in the forested village of Astina.

"We urged the other four wanted hard boyz to immediately surrender and dare to take responsibility for their actions before the law," said Sufahriadi, referring to remaining members of the East Indonesia Mujahideen who are still on the lam in the jungle on Sulawesi island.

The holy warrior group pledged allegiance to ISIS in 2014, and Indonesia has intensified its security operations in the area in recent months to try to capture its members, particularly the leader, Kalora.

Two months ago, security forces killed two suspected members in a raid in the same mountainous district, several days after authorities claimed that Kalora and three group members planned to surrender. The surrender was reportedly cancelled after other members rejected the plan.

Kalora had eluded capture for more than a decade. He took over leadership of the group from Abu Wardah Santoso, who was killed by security forces in July 2016. Dozens of other leaders and members have been killed or captured since then.
Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336135 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Why? Worms gotta eat
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 09/20/2021 8:48 Comments || Top||

Ankara Links Idlib Escalation to Putin-Erdogan Summit
[ENGLISH.AAWSAT] Russian warplanes are intensely pounding Syria’s northwestern Idlib province to add pressure on Ankara ahead of an anticipated meeting between President Vladimir Putin
...President-for-Life of Russia. He gets along well with other presidents for life. He is credited with bringing political stability and re-establishing something like the rule of law, which occasionally results in somebody dropping dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substance. Under Putin, a new group of business magnates controlling significant swathes of Russia's economy has emerged, all of whom have close personal ties to him. The old bunch, without close personal ties to Putin, are in jail or in exile or dead from poisoning by polonium or other interesting substances...
and Ottoman Turkish President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First
...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than there are in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really most important...
in Sochi, according to a senior Ottoman Turkish official.

By the end of September, a tripartite summit, including Iran, will be held in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi under the Astana process.

Speaking to Hurriyet Daily News under the conditions of anonymity, the bigwig said that the "main agenda point is Syria, namely Idlib." They were referring to planned talks in Sochi.

"The conditions set out in the Idlib agreement have not been fully implemented," they added.

An agreement signed in March 2020 had followed weeks of fighting that brought The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
and Russia close to conflict and displaced nearly a million people.

The official added that the intense strikes launched by Russian and Syrian warplanes on targets in Idlib in recent weeks indicate that the calm that has prevailed in the region since the March 2020 agreement had started to change.

Moscow is trying to pressure Turkey through its sudden escalation of Arclight airstrike
s in Idlib, the official explained.

In an article published by Hurriyet, Ottoman Turkish writer and analyst Sedat Ergin said that Moscow and Damascus stepping up their airstrikes in Idlib over the last few weeks aims to redirect Turkey’s attention away from developments in Afghanistan.

Ergin warns that Turkey could be looking at a future like that of Afghanistan in Idlib.

"The sudden increase in Russian air attacks in Idlib is possibly aimed at putting pressure on Ankara for other political reasons," said Ergin, highlighting that the strikes come just a few days away from the anticipated talks in Sochi.

For Ergin, Russia is "trying to reinforce its negotiating position by conducting more strikes ahead of the summit."
Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336088 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

ISIS Claims Syria Gas Pipeline Attack
[ENGLISH.AAWSAT] ISIS on Saturday claimed an attack on a major natural gas pipeline southeast of the Syrian capital that led to power outages in the city and surrounding areas.
As if you could tell one explosion in Syria from another...
ISIS bully boyz "were able to plant and detonate explosives on the gas pipeline feeding the Tishreen and Deir Ali plants," the group said in a statement.

The Deir Ali station southeast of Damascus generates half of Syria's power needs, Electricity Minister Ghassan al-Zamel said Saturday in comments carried by the official SANA news agency.

AFP quoted him as saying that an attack on the gas pipeline on Friday evening with bombs caused the station to go out of service temporarily.

The outage affected several other stations, causing blackouts in Damascus, its outskirts and other areas, Zamel said, before power was restored some thirty minutes later.

He said maintenance works had started Saturday but warned of severe rationing until the pipeline is repaired and power plants resume normal operations.

The Deir Ali and Tishreen plants remain out of service.

ISIS’s so-called caliphate in Syria was declared defeated in the riverside hamlet of Baghouz in 2019 following a grueling US-backed offensive.

But the group continues to conduct attacks on Syrian government forces from its hideouts, including in the vast east Syrian desert.
Posted by: Fred || 09/20/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || [336122 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

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  Zawahiri, believed dead, appears in video on 9/11 anniversary.
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