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Taliban kill 30 policemen in Farah province
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Afghanistan
Heavy clashes reported among Afghan forces and Taliban in Kunduz
[KhaamaPress] Heavy festivities erupted among the Afghan cops and the Talibs in northern Kunduz province of Afghanistan late on Wednesday night, inflicting casualties both on the Lions of Islam and the security forces.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the Talibs launched coordinated attacks on security posts in Qala Zal district at around 3am local time on Thursday.

The statement further added that the attacks were launched in Gansh, Afghan Tapa, Tapi Afghan, and Mazar areas of the district.

The Afghan forces responded to the attacks leaving at least 13 Lions of Islam and 16 others maimed, the 209th Shaheen Corps said.

At least four commanders of the group identified as Mawlavi Khaksar, Qari Zabiullah, Ahmad Zia Waqari and Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
’s Red Unit Commander Khalid were among those killed.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, the local residents did not suffer any casalty during the clash but three armed forces embraced martyrdom and two others sustained injuries.

The anti-government armed krazed killer groups including Talibs yet to comment regarding the festivities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/17/2018 09:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [161 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Dead body of a senior Pakistani police official found in Nangarhar
It’s a puzzlement, most assuredly.
[KhaamaPress] The dead body of a senior Pak police official has been found in eastern Nangarhar
The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country..
province of Afghanistan almost three weeks after he went missing from Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistain.

The Foreign Ministry of Pakistain, quoting Afghan officials, has reported that a dead body has been found in Dur Baba district of Nangarahr province and the police card of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa police official Tahir Khan Dawar has also been recovered from the body.

The police officer went missing from Islamabad city on 26th October and his dead body surfaced close to Durand Line in Dur Baba district on Tuesday.

However,
if you can't say something nice about a person some juicy gossip will go well...
it is yet not clear how a senior police official goes missing from a secure part of Islamabad city.

In the meantime, a written letter has also been found from the body in which the 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....
’s Khurasan province has claimed the kidnapping and killing of Tahir Khan Dawar.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/17/2018 09:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [262 views] Top|| File under:

#1  As opposed to a Live Body?
Posted by: Frank G || 11/17/2018 9:49 Comments || Top||

#2  Gin a body, deceased, meet a body
Atop the auld sod, or a proddy,
And the twain that so meet,
Making mane, be discreet...
Too bad! Busy bodies are naughty!
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 11/17/2018 23:21 Comments || Top||


U.S. airstrikes kill 5 militants in Ghazni, 40 BM-1 warheads seized in Logar
[KhaamaPress] At least five Lions of Islam were killed in an Arclight airstrike carried out by the U.S. forces in southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military said Wednesday.

According to a statement released by 203rd Thunder Corps, the coalition forces carried out airstrike in Kobi area of Qarabagh district in Ghazni, leaving at least five Lions of Islam dead and three others maimed.

The statement further added that the 203rd Thunder Corps forces also conducted operations with the Afghan intelligence forces in Surkhab area of Mohammad Agha district in Pashtun-infested Logar and seized 40 warheads of BM-1 rockets, a cycle of violence packed with explosives, and a remote control.

The Afghan forces also discovered and defused an improvised bomb during an operation in Orgun district of Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
province, the 203rd Thunder Corps added in its statement.

The anti-government armed murderous Moslem groups including Talibs have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/17/2018 09:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [219 views] Top|| File under:

#1  ....seized 40 warheads of BM-1 rockets

Hopefully modifications have been completed and the rockets have been discretely returned to militant stores.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/17/2018 11:07 Comments || Top||


Taliban kill 30 policemen in Farah province
[DAWN] A blistering overnight attack by the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
on an Afghan police outpost in western Farah province killed 30 coppers, Afghan officials said on Thursday.

It was the latest in a series of brutal and near-daily Taliban assaults on the military and police forces, government and other installations throughout the country. The resurgent Taliban, who in recent years have taken over nearly half of Afghanistan, did not comment on the attack in Farah.

The attacks have been so relentless that authorities no longer regularly provide casualty figures, but unofficial estimates say that about 45 Afghan coppers or soldiers are killed or maimed on a daily basis.

According to provincial council member Dadullah Qani, the overnight onslaught on the outpost in Farah’s district of Khaki Safed began late on Wednesday and continued for more than four hours.

In Kabul, politician Samiullah Samim said that the Taliban killed all 30 coppers members of both the national and local police force who were deployed at the outpost, including the district police commander, Abdul Jabhar.

Retaliatory air strikes killed 17 Taliban fighters but the turbans still managed to get away with a large amount of weapons and ammunition, he said.
Posted by: Fred || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [195 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Arabia
Houthi militias target number of facilities in Hodeidah, breach truce
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] 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 ...
militias targeted a number of facilities in Yemen's Hodeidah on Friday night in the first breach of the truce.

Earlier today, a special security council session was held focusing on ending the conflict in Yemen, inwhich the UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, said that he intends to convene peace talks "shortly" in Sweden in a bid to end the war.

The Yemeni legitimate government and the Houthis have shown a "renewed commitment" to work on a political solution and have given "firm assurances" that they will attend the talks, Martin Griffiths told the council.

The UN's Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock, said in the security council that the UN has witnessed a truce in Hodeidah and that they welcome it and call for its continuity.

A few hours seperated the UN's appreciation of a truce in Hodeidah and the first breach by Houthi militias.

Posted by: Fred || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [128 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Houthi forces kill several Saudi Coalition fighters at military camp
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Houthi forces carried out another powerful attack against a group of Saudi Coalition fighters near the border this week. According to the Houthi forces, their attack targeted a Saudi military encampment at the Al-Beqa’ Camp in the Najran Province.
Posted by: Fred || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [142 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Caribbean-Latin America
Two Argentines with suspected ties to Hezbollah arrested ahead of G20
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Two Argentine citizens with suspected links to Leb’s Hezbollah militia were enjugged
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit due to take place in Buenos Aires at the end of the month, Argentina
...a country located on the other side of the Deep South. It is covered with Pampers and inhabited by Grouchos, who dance the Tangle. They used to have some islands called the Malvinas located where the Falklands are now. They're not supposed to cry for Evita...
’s security ministry said in a statement.

The two men, aged 23 and 25, were arrested in a residence in the capital. Police discovered a small arsenal that included a rifle, one shotgun and a number of pistols, among other weapons.

Police did not specify the nature of the travel or credentials, and did not say whether the men had intention of attacking the G20 event.

Security Minister Patricia Bullrich said on Thursday security forces were on the lookout for any suspicious activity ahead of the conference.
The Times of Israel adds:
Police said that in the course of the investigation, they had discovered evidence of foreign travel “along with credentials in Arabic and an image of the Hezbollah flag,” the Reuters news agency reported. No further details were given on the credentials or travel.

Earlier this year the Argentine government targeted a Hezbollah fundraising network in the northern Triple Frontier with Brazil and Paraguay.
Posted by: Fred || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [207 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah


Europe
Hezbollah Money Laundering Has a 'Safe' Home In 'Germany'
[Jerusalem Post] ax German illicit terror finance policies permitted the US and EU proscribed Lebanese terrorist organization Hezbollah to run a vast criminal enterprise to raise funds through a money laundering operation in Europe and South America. French prosecutors put fifteen members of the criminal organization on trial on Tuesday in Paris.

According to three German media outlets--NDR, WDR and the Suddeutsche Zeitung--two of the accused men lived in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and an additional two men charged lived near the city-state of Bremen in northern Germany.

The members of the crime ring are charged with laundering Columbian narcotics money via a complex finance evasion scheme with the aid of the Lebanese Diaspora.

"Germany is an ideal location for organized money laundering, Sven Giegold, a Green Party member of the European Parliament, said, according to a report on Wednesday in the paper Westfälischen Nachrichten .

He said that "It is fully acceptable that one can pay cash for luxury goods or real estate. There are also no legal limits on the use of cash, " adding that "Cash from dirty sources has a safe home in Germany."

An export trader named Ali Z. in the city of Munster in North Rhine-Westphalia is believed to be one of the main alleged Hezbollah agents who oversaw the illegal narcotics operation that tafficked in cocaine for a Columbian drug cartel and used the profits to purchase weapons for Hezbollah to wage war in Syria.

German media declined to report Ali's last name due to privacy considerations. Ali said he was innocent and his flourishing export business was manipulated by the other accused men on trial. The Hezbollah criminal network was named the "Cedar Affair" by the authorities after Lebanon's prized national tree.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/17/2018 07:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [271 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

#1  Sjouth American money laundering finds its genesis in the fake passport operation run by the daughter of Paraguay President Stroessner's Foreign Ministry. In the late 1880s she provided thousands of false passports and travel documents to Lebanese Shiites. Many settled in the tri-border region of S.America, and some began to deal in narcotics. Their operation was abetted by the sons of Brazil and Paraguay Presidents. It has been all downhill since.
Posted by: Spasing Floting1641 || 11/17/2018 8:12 Comments || Top||

#2  Sorry, that should have read daughter of Paraguayan Foreign Minister Sabino Montanaro.
Posted by: Spasing Floting1641 || 11/17/2018 8:13 Comments || Top||

#3  Fascinating regardless which muckety-muck’s daughter she was, but thank you for all of it, Spasing Floting1641. I’d long wondered how that happened.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/17/2018 9:29 Comments || Top||


Islamic State group suspect arrested, charged in Germany
[IsraelTimes] German prosecutors said Friday they’ve charged a 32-year-old Syrian man with membership in a terrorist organization for alleged involvement with the bad boy 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....
group.

Prosecutors said in a statement that Mohammed A. G., whose last name wasn’t given in line with privacy laws, was locked away
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
Thursday in the western city of Kassel.

He’s accused of joining IS in Syria in August 2013 and fighting in several battles through mid-2015, commanding a unit of fighters.

It was not clear when he entered Germany nor how he was identified by authorities as a suspect. Prosecutors were not available for questions.

Hundreds of thousands of Syrians entered Germany in 2015-16 as asylum seekers and in several other cases, migrants colonists have identified IS suspects in their midst to authorities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


India-Pakistan
Pakistan: Two killed, several injured after blast rocks Karachi
[PRESSTV] Two people were killed and at least eight more were maimed after a blast in the Quaidabad area of Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
on Friday.

Police responded to the incident and a bomb disposal unit was dispatched. It is thought a bomb had been placed near a vendor's cart and put on a timer.

"The kaboom was very powerful. The bomb destroyed a fruit market. The blast shattered the windows of nearby buildings and caused a power outage in the entire area," an eyewitness explained. No group or individuals have grabbed credit for the blast.

Posted by: Fred || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinian reported killed in Gaza border clashes
[IsraelTimes] Another 14 said maimed in weekly ’March of Return’ protests, which come just days after major flareup between Israel and Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®,

At least one Paleostinian was killed and more than a dozen injured during festivities on the Gazoo border Friday with Israeli troops, Paleostinian media reports said. The protests came despite IDF warnings that there would be "zero tolerance" for violence.

There was no immediate confirmation of the death from the Hamas-run health ministry in the Gazoo Strip, which said 14 people had been brought to hospitals with injuries.

Some 8,000 Paleostinians were gathering at the border, with thousands more heading to the protests, as of Friday afternoon. Most people were staying away from the border fence, although some were burning tires and throwing rocks at soldiers who responded with tear gas and occasional live fire.

Paleostinian organizers of the weekly festivities had on Thursday urged Gazooks to demonstrate Friday "to thank the resistance" for battling Israel.
Ynet adds:
One of the organizers behind the protests (“March of Return”), Issam Hamad explained that the Egyptian intelligence delegation requested that they stay back from the fence so as not to endanger the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [120 views] Top|| File under: Hamas


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
US-backed forces resume offensive against Daesh in southeast Deir Ezzor
[ALMASDARNEWS] The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) resumed their field operations inside the southeastern countryside of Deir Ezzor on Friday.

Backed by heavy artillery and Arclight airstrikes from the U.S. and French forces, the SDF attacked the 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....
’s positions west of the imperative mountaintop of Jabal Baghouz.

No advances have been reported by the U.S.-backed forces as of yet.

The resumption of SDF’s offensive, today, comes just days after reinforcements arrived in the Deir Ezzor Governorate from the northeastern province of al-Hasakah.

Posted by: Fred || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [154 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syrian Army inches closer to large volcano under Daesh control
[ALMASDARNEWS] he Syrian Arab Army (SAA) resumed their large-scale offensive in the al-Safa region of southern Syria, today, after taking a brief hiatus this week due to the weather.

Led by their 3rd Corps and 4th Armored Division, the Syrian Arab Army kicked off their attack on Friday by storming the 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....
’s (ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) defenses at the northern and northwestern axes of al-Safa.

Following an intense battle with the ISIS holy warriors, the Syrian Arab Army managed to advance more than 1.5 kilometers through the terrorist group’s defenses.

According to a military source in nearby Sweida city, the Syrian Arab Army was able to score more gains this evening after they cracked ISIS’s defenses in the Qasr Sheikh Hussein area.

The source added that the Syrian Arab Army killed over 20 ISIS Death Eaters and destroyed a number of technical vehicles that were used by the terrorist group in the al-Safa region.
Posted by: Fred || 11/17/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [170 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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  Taliban kill 30 policemen in Farah province
Fri 2018-11-16
  Saudi Arabia will BEHEAD Khashoggi killers
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  Maute brothers' teen cousin surrenders in Mindanao
Wed 2018-11-14
  Ceasefire Goes Into Effect In South Following Unprecedented Rocket Barrage
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  Gaza factions agree to cease fire if Israel halts attack - Palestinian official
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  Yemeni forces 'seize Hodeidah's main hospital' amid air raids
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  Yemeni forces, Saudi-led coalition launch 'vast' Hodeidah push
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