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Afghanistan
Taliban IED expert’s wife, children killed by own bomb in Faryab
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least three family members of a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
group member was killed in an kaboom triggered by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan.
"Honey? Have you seen my bomb?"
The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the incident took place inside the house of a famous Taliban IED expert identified as Sadruddin.
"We're about to have dinner and you left it in the middle of the table! I put it in the oven for safekeeping!"
The statement further added that Sadruddin was busy in making an IED when it went off prematurely, leaving his wife and two children dead.
"But I thought I smelled pie baking?"
"Oh, dear!"


Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6524 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  She will make him miserable for the rest of eternity.
Posted by: gorb || 10/25/2018 0:36 Comments || Top||

#2  the house of a famous Taliban IED expert identified as Sadruddin.

They knew the guy's house.
They knew the guy was a bomber.
They knew the guy was a Taliban.
The guy was famous for his work.

Why wasn't he taken out much earlier?
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/25/2018 1:02 Comments || Top||

#3  actually, 'Taliban' is a pashtan word for students, not an afabic word
Posted by: lord garth || 10/25/2018 6:02 Comments || Top||

#4  And learnin' be exceptionally hard in Pashtun...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 10/25/2018 6:34 Comments || Top||

#5  talab (n): applicant, demand, scholar, schoolboy
Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 22:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Guess he wasn’t very expert.
Posted by: Glenmore || 10/25/2018 23:11 Comments || Top||


Taliban militants killed in U.S. drone strike in Nuristan province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least six Talibs were killed in an Arclight airstrike conducted by the U.S. forces in eastern Nuristan province of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East in a statement said the airstrike waas carried out in Nur Geram district of Nuristan.

The statement further added that the snuffies were targeted in Ganda Labok area of the district, leaving at least six of them dead.

Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Somali Clan Clashes Kill More than 40 in Two Days
[An Nahar] Clashes between rival clans have killed more than 40 people in two days in a disputed region of northern Somalia, one of the worst such confrontations seen in the area, local officials and elders said.

The festivities began early Tuesday and continued on Wednesday around remote villages in the Sool region between militias from rival Darod sub-clans.

"We are calling for a ceasefire from the brotherly clans, this is a serious situation we have more than 40 people killed since yesterday and nearly 100 others are maimed," Ismail Yasin, a traditional elder from the region, said Wednesday.

Mohammed Abdulahi, a security official in the regional capital Galkayo said the "corpse count is nearly 50, this is the deadliest conflict in the area."

Most of the casualties were reported in the village of Dhumay.

Local elders said the fighting between Dhulbahante militias in the Sool region was still ongoing, with the use of heavy weaponry.

The region has long been disputed between the breakaway state of Somaliland and the semi-autonomous Somali state of Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
, whose rival forces last clashed in May, leaving dozens dead.

Somalia's myriad clans -- made up of sub-clans and extended networks -- are a defining feature of society and identity.

Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under:

#1  good start
Posted by: chris || 10/25/2018 1:19 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Egypt police kill 11 'fugitive terrorists' in shootout in Western Desert
[aalAhram] Egyptian security forces have killed 11 runaway bully boyz in a shootout in the country's Western Desert, the interior ministry said in a statement Wednesday.

The shootout occurred during a dawn raid on a hideout in a mountainous area in the Farafra Oasis region, southwest of Cairo, the ministry said in a statement published on its official Facebook page.

The "terrorists" were killed after they opened fire on security forces when they approached them, the ministry said, adding that authorities are still determining their identities.

Four machine guns, three pistols, five boom belts, a handgun and a rifle were found at the hideout, the statement said.

Egypt in February launched a large-scale operation against holy warriors that have launched numerous attacks on security forces and civilians in recent years, killing hundreds.
The Times of Israel adds:
The area is near the city of Assiut, some 320 kilometers, or 200 miles, from Cairo.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under:


Arabia
Bahrain arrests two nationals for taking money from Qatar to influence elections
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Bahrain has locked away
You have the right to remain silent...
two nationals who raised and received money from a former 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 minister in their bid to influence the upcoming parliamentary elections.

The news was confirmed by Advocate General Dr. Ahmed Al Hammadi who said the Public Prosecution has now launched an investigation into a notification by the Criminal Investigation Directorate (CID) regarding the two Bahraini nationals.

"It has been found out that the two nationals received money from former Qatari minister Abdullah bin Khalid Al Thani through their bank accounts or by occasionally going to Qatar to receive the money in cash. Investigations showed that one of the two nationals received from the Qatari former minister sums of money to run for the parliamentary elections set to be held this year and to support his electoral campaign. Intensive investigation into the suspects' relation with the Qatari official, the purpose of receiving money from him and the motive behind funding the electoral campaign of one of the suspects revealed that the aim was to undermine the national interests by interfering in the internal affairs of the kingdom and influencing the work of the legislative institutions to serve the Qatari antagonistic goals," a statement on Bahrain News Agency read.

A judicial permission was issued to control and record telephone calls between the suspects which confirmed the investigations, the statement added.

The two suspects were arrested at Bahrain International Airport upon their return from Qatar with more than BD 12,000 and 500 Qatari Riyals in their possession without claiming them at the Customs Department.

Bahrain’s Public Prosecution has ordered to hold them in jug pending investigation after charging them with exchanging intelligence information with someone working for a foreign country to undermine the national interests. The suspects were also accused of illegally receiving money without claiming it at the Customs Department. The Public Prosecution also ordered confiscation of the money and investigation of the number of people implicated in the case.

Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Qatar (MB)


Deadly air strike hits vegetable market in Hodeidah
[Al Jazeera] At least 10 people were killed in an air raid that struck a group of farmers in a vegetable market in Yemen's Hodeidah province, medical workers and residents said.

The Saudi-UAE alliance, which has carried out hundreds of air strikes in the country, said it was investigating the incident.

At least nine others were killed in the attack in Bayt al-Faqih, around 70km south of the city of Hodeidah, according to medical sources, while Houthi
...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 Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. 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 ...
sources put the number of dead at 19 with 10 others maimed.

Al Jazeera could not immediately verify the number of casualties, which were reported by Rooters.

In June, forces loyal to Yemen's government, alongside Saudi and Emirati forces, launched an offensive to take the city of Hodeidah from Houthi rebels, but have struggled to make significant gains.

Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6476 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

#1  "No rutabagas were injured in the attack."
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/25/2018 0:57 Comments || Top||


Europe
Migrants clash with police at Bosnian-Croatian border
[PULSE.NG] At least three migrants colonists were hurt Wednesday in a second day of skirmishes with police at Bosnia's border with EU member state Croatia, according to an AFP journalist, with several officers also reporting minor injuries.

The group are among thousands who have fled wars and poverty in Asia and North Africa and are now stuck in Bosnia's northwest region, many without proper shelter as winter looms, and making periodic attempts to pass into the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
through Croatia.

The violence on Wednesday broke out after around 100 people pushed through a Bosnian police cordon in a march towards the border with Croatia, where they were stopped by another column of anti-riot police from both countries.

Police used batons and pepper spray in a scuffle with those trying to cross the border, leaving three maimed, including one woman who was bleeding from the head.

Two Croatian coppers were also "slightly injured" by migrants colonists who threw stones, Croatia's interior ministry said in a statement.

Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic repeated that his country would continue to "protect its border from illegal entries and migrations".

The migrants colonists, with young children among them, brought tents and appeared ready to spend another night on the roadside near Maljevac border crossing, despite cold weather.

On Wednesday they blocked any traffic from passing.

"We have no other choice, we don't have any money and we cannot stay here, we have no warm place, we don't have showers," Majid Dayyani, a 29-year-old Iranian, told AFP.

Aid groups have repeatedly warned that a humanitarian crisis is looming if better shelter and care is not provided before winter hits.

Bosnian authorities have not set up a formal centre in the northwest region where most migrants colonists are camped out.

Some 20,000 migrants colonists have registered in Bosnia since the start of the year, according to the security ministry.

Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Which is why you do not bring parasites, muslims into your home.
Posted by: Woodrow || 10/25/2018 8:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Police used batons and pepper spray in a scuffle with those trying to cross the border, leaving three maimed, including one woman who was bleeding from the head told "No"
Posted by: Frank G || 10/25/2018 9:06 Comments || Top||

#3  You don't need 'cleansing' if you don't get dirty.
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/25/2018 9:56 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
4 children injured in Quetta school firing
[DAWN] Four school children were maimed on Wednesday in Killi Shabo area of Quetta when unidentified motorcyclists shot up the gate of an educational institute, DawnNewsTV reported citing police sources.

The incident happened with unidentified button men on cycle of violences opened fire on the gate of Danish Kadah School ‐ a private establishment located in the city suburbs.

Four children received bullets on their legs as a result of firing. They were rushed to the Civil Hospital, and are now in stable, pH balanced condition.

Balochistan...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
Home Minister Mir Saleem Ahmed Khosa condemned the firing incident, adding: "The elements involved in this incident will be apprehended soon.

"[We] will not let Balochistan's peace be unsettled under any condition."

Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6557 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Anti-India protests erupt in IHK after troops kill 2 Kashmiris
[DAWN] Police said Indian forces killed two Kashmiris during a gunbattle in the outskirts of held Kashmire's main city on Wednesday, sparking anti-India protests by residents.

Indian troops laid a siege around a neighbourhood in Srinagar on a tip that Kashmiri fighters were hiding there.

The searches by troops triggered an exchange of gunfire, resulting in the deaths of two armed Kashmiris and injuries to four Indian soldiers and two counterinsurgency coppers.

The fighting sparked protests and festivities as residents tried to march to the site of the battle in solidarity with the Kashmiri fighters.

Indian forces fired warning shots, shotgun pellets and tear gas at the stone-throwing protesters, injuring at least four people.

Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6474 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies


Iraq
Iraqi troops apprehend Islamic State terrorist in southern Baghdad
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi troops placed in durance vile
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
on Wednesday an Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
terrorist, who is involved in launching attacks against security forces and civilians in Baghdad.

"Troops of the 42nd brigade of military intelligence managed to arrest a terrorist in al-Mada’in district in southern Baghdad while trying to flee the area," the Iraqi Baghdad Today website quoted the Iraqi Military Intelligence Directorate as saying in a statement.

"The arrestee had launched terrorist several terrorist attacks against security forces and civilians in al-Mada’in district," the statement added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/25/2018 00:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Diyala non-dead dudes: pointless turban mortar s3x, 2 turbans tied up


Three mortar missiles fired, likely by IS members, northeast of Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Three mortar missiles have been fired against a liberated village in northeast of Diyala province, a security source said on Tuesday.

Speaking to Baghdad Today, the source said “three mortar missiles fell, this evening, in the vicinity of Zeham village. No casualties were reported.”

The missiles, according to the source, “were fired from al-Zor basin, where Islamic State militants still exist.”

Iraqi forces capture two Islamic State militants in Diyala

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi troops arrested on Wednesday two members of the terrorist Islamic State group in Diyala province, a security source was quoted as saying.

“A force from the paramilitary Popular Mobilization Forces arrested two of Islamic State militants, who were planning to flee into al-Adhim district in Diyala to carry out terrorist attacks there,” Iraqi website Almaalomah quoted the source as saying.

The source added that the pair were seized with communications devices in their possession.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/25/2018 00:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6482 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Commo devices? How many likes do they have on Facebook?
Posted by: DooDahMan || 10/25/2018 23:22 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Police arrest terror suspect on Tel Aviv-Jerusalem highway
[IsraelTimes] Police on Wednesday announced that they had tossed in the clink
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
a man on suspicion of planning to carry out a terror attack.

According to the Walla news site, police received a tip-off that a man was planning to carry out an attack in the area of the Central Bus Station in south Tel Aviv.

Security forces conducted wide-ranging searches in the city before locating the man, said to be in his 20s and from Jerusalem, at the Hemed intersection, on the main highway between the coastal city and Jerusalem.

Police sappers were called in to examine a bag discovered at the scene, but ruled out the presence of a bomb.
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After rocket fire, Israeli aircraft bomb Hamas targets in Gaza Strip
[IsraelTimes] IDF fires Iron Dome interceptor but apparently misses target, which falls in open area of southern Israel; residents rush to bomb shelters after alarms sound

Israeli aircraft bombed several targets in the Gazoo Strip early Thursday, the IDF said after a single rocket was fired into Israel, ending a week-long stretch of relative calm in the Gazoo Strip.

The army said IAF aircraft struck Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", targets in the north of the Strip and in the south near the towns of Khan Younis and Rafah. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

The IDF said it hit eight targets at the three sites, including Hamas training bases and a weapons production facility.

Late Wednesday, Paleostinian forces of Evil in Gazoo fired a single missile into Israel from the Gazoo Strip, the army said, with the projectile apparently falling in an open field despite after a failed interception attempt. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

The IDF said it had identified a single launch from the Strip toward Israel and "an interceptor was fired at it."

However,
a hangover is the wrath of grapes...
the missile apparently missed its target, Israel Radio reported, and the rocket from Gazoo landed in an open field in southern Israel.

Residents of the area reported hearing the sounds of kabooms following the sirens.

The Israeli military initially said it was investigating what triggered the sirens, which sounded in the communities of Urim and Patish in the central Negev.

An Eshkol region spokesperson said emergency response personnel were searching the area.

The alarms ended a relative calm that has persisted in the Gazoo Strip region following a flareup between the Hamas terrorist group and Israel last Wednesday, which was sparked by a rocket launched from the coastal enclave that struck a home in the southern Israeli city of Beersheba.

8 fires break out near Gaza border as a result of incendiary balloons

[Ynet] Firefighting forces aided by KKL and the Nature and Parks Authority battled eight fires so far Wednesday that broke out near the Gazoo border as a result of incendiary balloons.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  just carpet bomb the entire gaza strip
Posted by: chris || 10/25/2018 1:18 Comments || Top||


Palestinian said killed by soldiers in northern West Bank clash
[IsraelTimes] Residents of Tammun village attack troops with stones and fireworks during predawn raid, army says

A Paleostinian man was killed overnight in festivities with Israeli soldiers in a northern West Bank village, Paleostinian media reported.

A riot broke out when troops entered the village of Tammun, close to Jenin, during a predawn raid.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, some 50 Paleostinians threw rocks and set off fireworks at the soldiers that entered the village.

In response, the troops fired live rounds, as well as tear gas, at the rioters, the military said.

The official Paleostinian Authority news agency Wafa reported that the man was shot in the chest. He was taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.

A medical source identified the dear departed as Muhammed Bisharat, 21, according to Wafa.

The report said approximately ten other Paleostinians suffered from various injuries.

No Israeli soldiers were reported injured.

A military spokesperson said she was aware of the reports of Paleostinian casualties, but refused to comment further.

In predawn raids across the West Bank, Israeli troops enjugged
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
16 Paleostinian suspects, the army said.

They were handed over to the Shin Bet security service for further questioning.

Israeli forces arrest several Palestinians suspected of aiding Barkan terrorist

[Ynet] Israeli security forces incarcerated
Please don't kill me!
several Paleostinians early Wednesday who are suspected of aiding terrorist Ashraf Na'alwa, who murdered two Israelis in a terror attack at the Barkan industrial zone.

The arrest, which was done by undercover forces in the Tulkarm area as part of the manhunt for the terrorist, constitutes a significant development in the investigation into the attack.

The IDF and Border Police said that during the arrest, forces shot up the home of one of the suspects who was feared to be armed.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Deir Ezzor: Tens of IS members killed, injured in Coalition airstrikes, east of Euphrates
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) The U.S.-led Coalition jets have carried out Arclight airstrikes against Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
locations, leaving tens of murderous Moslems killed and injured, amid progress by the Syrian Democratic Forces, east of Euphrates.

In a statement,SDF said "murderous Moslems attempted to carry out an an attack using four booby-trapped vehicles against our fighters, however, we managed to confront them and control one of the vehicles after the driver was killed."

The coalition jets, according to the statement, "carried out ten airstrikes against the murderous Moslems locations in east of Euphrates, leaving many of them killed and injured."

The statement also indicated resuming its progress at al-Sousah village.It noted that the coalition artillery targeted four pockets for the Lion of Islams, killing number of them without knowing the exact figures.However,
there's more than one way to skin a cat...
SDF said troops controlled more regions after fierce confrontations, where 29 murderous Moslems were killed.

The Islamic State’s last stronghold in east of Euphrates includes villages of al-Bagoz, Hajin, al-Shaafa, al-Sousah, Abu Khater and abul Hassan.

In September, each of the Coalition and SDF announced the launch of operations, east of Euphrates.

SDF controls 28 percent of the Syrian lands, becoming the second controller of lands, after the regime forces, which control around 60 percent.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/25/2018 00:29 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


US Special Forces clash with unknown group near Manbij city
[ALMASDARNEWS] The U.S. Coalition clashed with an unknown group in northeastern Aleppo this week after the latter opened fire on a base near the city of Manbij.

"They [coalitions forces] received gunfire from undisclosed persons and returned fire, and it ended quickly, skirmish at best," Army Colonel Sean Ryan, Spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), told Kurdistan 24.

"But we don’t know who fired and it was during a US-MMC [Manbij Military Council] patrol," he added.

According to Kurdistan 24, a Syrian Kurdish journalist Hosheng Hesen posted a video on his Twitter account that reportedly showed the festivities between US troops in Manbij and armed rebel factions backed by The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's colony in Asia Minor....
"US troops stationed in Manbij clash with the Ottoman Turkish-backed armed factions. On the 15th of this month, the armed Ottoman Turkish-backed factions targeted the village of Bughaz in Manbij," he wrote on Twitter.
Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  It sure would be fun if they managed to capture those Turks.
Posted by: Boss Spoper5850 || 10/25/2018 9:45 Comments || Top||

#2  "We dropped a Hummer bomb on'em."
Posted by: Skidmark || 10/25/2018 9:53 Comments || Top||

#3  And hopefully they will never be heard from again.
Posted by: gorb || 10/25/2018 15:15 Comments || Top||


Jihadist infighting breaks out in southern Idlib
[ALMASDARNEWS] A series of intense festivities broke out between the jihadist rebel factions inside the Idlib Governorate on Wednesday, local opposition activists reported via social media.

According to the reports, Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
and the Suqour al-Sham faction of the National Liberation Front clashed inside the town of Jarjinaz on Wednesday, resulting in a number of casualties for both parties.

The reports said that as many as five jihadist rebels were killed during the festivities, while two civilians were caught in the crossfire.

Both light and medium weapons were used during the festivities, the reports continued.
Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6479 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Japanese journalist hostage freed after 3-year captivity in Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] Japanese journalist Jumpei Yasuda was freed after being held hostage in Syria for more than three years, footage filmed on Wednesday in Antakya.

In his short statement Jumpei Yasuda confirmed his identity and the details of his captivity: "My name is Jumpei Yasuda, Japanese journalist. I have been held in Syria for 40 months. Now I’m in The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
, now I’m in safe condition, safe condition."

Yasuda was reportedly taken hostage by a holy warrior group Hayat Tahrir al-Sham
in Syria in 2015, where he went to report on the civil war.

The release was reportedly facilitated by 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...
and Turkey.
Posted by: Fred || 10/25/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6472 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Saudi Arabia and Bahrain add Iran’s IRGC to terror list
[ALMASDARNEWS] 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...
and Bahrain added Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to their terrorism lists on Tuesday for financial and material support to what they describe as Iran’s terrorist activities, the SPA news agency reported.

Among the names added to the list is also Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani
, the commander of the Quds Force, an IRGC special forces unit.

The designation entails the freeze of all IRGC’s assets and properties and ban on any transactions with the organization and its representatives, the media outlet clarified.

The decision was made by the two nations as part of their collective action as members of the Treasury and the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center, co-founded by Riyadh and Washington back in 2017.

Earlier on Tuesday, The US nd its Gulf Arab allies have imposed sanctions on eight individuals linked to the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
in Afghanistan, including two officers of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps.

In particular, the sanctions target Mohammad Ebrahim Owhadi (also known as Jalal Vahedi) and Esmail Razavi, the US Treasury Department said in a blurb, adding that the two men are members of the IRGC’s elite Quds Force.

In July, Qassem Soleimani responded to threats that US President Donald Trump
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aimed at Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani, warning that if the United States were to start a war against Iran, the latter would be the first to end it.

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Syrian Army launches powerful attack against jihadist rebels in west Aleppo
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a powerful assault in the western part of Aleppo, tonight, a military source told al-Masdar News.

Led by their Elite Republican Guard forces, the Syrian Arab Army fired a large number of missiles and artillery shells towards the jihadist rebels in the al-Zahra’a, Kafr Hamra, and al-Layramoun areas of Aleppo.

The Syrian Arab Army is still striking these three areas at the moment, with most of their missiles and shells concentrated on the positions of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham

Tonight’s attack by the Syrian Arab Army comes just days after they threatened to strike the jihadist rebels in western Aleppo if they did not withdraw from the designated buffer zone.

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham responded to the Syrian Arab Army’s threats last week by firing several missiles at the western districts of Aleppo city.

The Syrian Army is awaiting approval from their high command and Russian military advisers to launch their ground assault in western Aleppo.

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Army Redeploys around Miyeh Miyeh Camp
[An Nahar] Lebanese Army units on Wednesday redeployed around the Miyeh Miyeh Paleostinian refugee camp in south Leb, the military said.

The move is aimed at "bringing the security situation under control," the army added in a statement.

An army force had deployed Tuesday at the camp's entrance before withdrawing abruptly for "logistic reasons," the National News Agency said.

The camp witnessed deadly festivities last week between the Fatah Movement and the Islamist Ansarullah faction.

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