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4 cops killed in Algeria suicide kaboom
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Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Happy Birthday/Daily Gam Shot

Virginia Hey aka Pa'u Zotoh Zhaan on science fiction television program "Farscape" aka Warrior Woman in "Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior" and as a Bond girl in "The Living Daylights" (age 58)

Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 06/14/2010 1:47 Comments || Top||

Taliban attack preceded by echo chamber music
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 06/14/2010 11:50 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10802 views] Top|| File under:

#1  did that guy just shoot a recoiless rifle off his shoulder?
Posted by: chris || 06/14/2010 12:29 Comments || Top||

#2  That's wht it's called a recoiless rifle, just don't stand behind it.
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 06/14/2010 13:40 Comments || Top||

#3  Camera had to have a lens.
Laser scanning for a lens would pick it up and have a target point!!!
Posted by: 3dc || 06/14/2010 19:45 Comments || Top||

#4  GB, what FOB is that?
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/14/2010 21:06 Comments || Top||

#5  Lousy shots I saw most hitting roads and woods, if they stopped screaming ALLARABAD and aimed they might hit something.
Barbarians with weapons praying to hit, ans allah seems to be a lousy shot.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 06/14/2010 23:05 Comments || Top||

#6  Seriously all that rocket exhaust smoke and no return fire?
Plenty of shooting no hitting.
Posted by: Redneck Jim || 06/14/2010 23:08 Comments || Top||

Dutch & Afghan Firefight Oruzgan Province
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 06/14/2010 11:32 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

Marines take a hit in Marjah
Posted by: GolfBravoUSMC || 06/14/2010 11:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under:

Africa North
Gendarmes killed in Algeria terrorist attack
[Maghrebia] Four gendarmes were killed and at least 17 were injured by a suicide bomber in Timizar in Boumerdes on the evening of Thursday (June 10th), local and international press reported. A Chinese worker passing by the scene was also killed.
Taking the very long way home from work?
The attacker blew up a truck packed with explosives at a roadblock guarding the Lakhdaria Gorges. Guards killed two terrorists accompanying the suicide bomber.

In other security developments, Algeria security services killed 11 terrorists on June 10th and June 11th, including seven in Tizi-Ouzou. Two wanted terrorists were killed in a Bouira restaurant, while police captured a third. In Batna, police killed two terrorists after they detonated a bomb that injured soldiers, L'Expression reported on June 12th. "Approximately 30 terrorists are still in the bush on the outskirts of Batna," an anonymous security source told the paper.

In related news, an armoured vehicle attempted to drive through a security roadblock opposite the El Mouradia residence of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika outside Algiers on June 5th, Ennahar reported. Police fired on the vehicle and arrested the driver.
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10803 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa

Caribbean-Latin America
Two top police officials rescued after 12 years in FARC captivity
The Colombian Army rescued police general Luis Mendieta and police colonel Enrique Murillo, who were kidnapped by leftist rebels 12 years ago, President Alvaro Uribe announced Sunday.

It was Mendieta's birthday Sunday. He turned 51.

Mendieta and Murillo were taken hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) in 1998.

The country was especially moved by the plight of Mendieta, and that of other FARC hostages, when a letter from him was made public in early 2008.

"I had to drag myself to the bathroom through the mud just with the help of my arms because I could not get up," Mendieta wrote in a graphic letter to his family on a dirty piece of paper.

His legs had given up on him after months of forced marches and illnesses. Other hostages spoke of parasite infections, chronic illnesses, hunger, thirst and especially despair.

"(The worst is) the mental agony, the bad guy's evil and the good guy's indifference, as if we were worth nothing, as if we did not exist," Mendieta wrote.
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10798 views] Top|| File under: Commies

More Mexican Mayhem
16 Dead in Northern Mexico

Sixteen people died in drug and gang related violence including a Juarez municipal police officer. Other news include a massive drug seizure of the Mexican Army in Juarez, Chihuahua and Mexicali, Baja California.
  • Two unidentified men were shot to death in their Kia Sephia Saturday in Juarez, indicate Mexican news accounts. Reports are the shooting took place neat the intersection of calles Tierra de Fuego and Mesa Central in the Parajes del Sur district of Juarez.

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Posted by: badanov || 06/14/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10797 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The haul included more than 171,000 doses.

Hey, man, you telling me how much of a dose I need?
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 06/14/2010 11:49 Comments || Top||

Three terrorists gunned down in Swat
Security forces killed three terrorists during a search operation in the Swat Valley, security sources said on Sunday.

According to sources, the security forces launched the operation after getting information that terrorists were present in the Sertelegram area between Mangloor and Malamjaba.

Separately, a terrorist along with his son, both residents of Kabal tehsil of the Swat Valley were arrested in Karachi, sources said. They were identified as commander Gul Raheem and Anwar Ali. Both of them were shifted to an unknown place for interrogation. Also on Sunday, police arrested two suspected terrorists during a raid on the house of Afghan refugee Shereen Dil in Hangu district, sources said. A bomb weighing 30 kilogrammes was also recovered from them. Station House Officer (SHO) Gul Jamal Khan raided the house after receiving a tip-off. Both of them were identified as Meena Gul and Ameen Gul and are Afghan citizens.

Security forces also torched houses of two terrorist commanders in the Swat Valley. Houses of Bakht Zaman and Pervaish Khan were torched, as they refused to surrender to the security forces. Families of terrorist commanders Abdul Wahab and Bakht Zaman were expelled from their hometown of Baish Banar. The expulsions of the families and torching of houses started after the deadline for the terrorists to surrender to the security forces expired. Three days ago, families of three terrorist commanders were expelled from their hometowns and houses of six terrorists were burnt down.
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under: TTP

Policeman amongst 2 killed in Karachi
At least two people, including a policeman, were killed in a fresh wave of target killings as violence continued to engulf Karachi, a private TV channel reported on Sunday.

Constable Imran, 32, was shot dead in the Sardeed Sector-11-C1 area when two armed men on a motorcycle opened indiscriminate fire, killing him on the spot. The gunmen succeeded in fleeing the scene, the channel said. Police sources said the victim was serving at the Gulshan Iqbal police station where he had earlier been dismissed by senior officials for unknown reasons. Also on Sunday, the bullet-ridden body of Abdul Latif Baloch, a former employee of the People's Peace Committee, was found from the Maripur area.
Posted by: Fred || 06/14/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

CBI blast leaves 15 civilians, 3 gunmen killed
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Fifteen civilians and three terrorists were killed in an armed attack on the Central Bank of Iraq (CBI) in Baghdad on Sunday, according to the spokesman for the Baghdad Operations Command.

"The assault left 15 local residents and three terrorists killed," BOC spokesman Maj. General Qassem Atta was quoted by al-Iraqiya TV.

Atta had told Aswat al-Iraq news agency that security forces were closing in on the group of gunmen that detonated an improvised explosive device (IED) off the CBI entrance in central Baghdad.

Earlier, security sources said civilians were killed or wounded in a blast from an IED between the areas of al-Souk al-Arabi and the CBI.
Update: Now seven terrorists dead.
Posted by: Steve White || 06/14/2010 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

#1  It is my understanding that the bad guys didn't make off with any money.
Posted by: gorb || 06/14/2010 13:01 Comments || Top||

Southeast Asia
Defense volunteer gunned down in southern Thailand
A defence volunteer in Thailand's southernmost province of Narathiwat was killed in a drive-by shooting on Monday morning, the Bangkok Post's website reported.

Maravee Yamabala, 37, was attacked by two men on a motorcycle as on his way to buy food at a shop in his village. He was shot twice, in the head and back, and died at the scene. Police were investigating.

Meanwhile, two soldiers and three civilians were injured when a bomb exploded at the morning market in the Thepha community of Thepha district in Song-kla province, police said. The home-made bomb was hidden inside the oil tank of a motorcycle parked in front of the market. The injured were admitted to Thepha hospital. Police blamed terrorists separatist militants.
Posted by: ryuge || 06/14/2010 09:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under:

Iranian aid ships head for Gaza
TEHRAN, June 14 (Reuters) - Iran is sending aid ships to blockaded Gaza, state radio said on Monday -- a move likely to be considered provocative by Israel which accuses Tehran of arming the Palestinian enclave's Islamist rulers, Hamas.

One ship left port on Sunday and another will depart by Friday, loaded with food, construction material and toys, the report said. The boats would be part of international efforts to break Israel's isolation of the Gaza Strip.

"Until the end of the Gaza blockade, Iran will continue to ship aid," said an official at Iran's Society for the Defence of the Palestinian Nation.

While Israel has long suspected Iran, which rejects the Jewish state's right to exist, of supplying weapons to Hamas, Tehran says it only provides moral support to the group.

Israeli troops two weeks ago boarded a flotilla of Turkish aid ships heading to Gaza on May 31 and killed nine pro-Palestinian activists, most of them Turks.

Public opinion in Muslim countries was outraged by the killings. An official of the Iranian Red Crescent Society's youth organisation said some 100,000 Iranians had volunteered as potential crew for aid ships, Iran daily reported.

A senior Iranian official said earlier Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards were ready to provide a military escort to aid ships heading to Gaza if Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei so commands. But the Guards' deputy head, Hossein Salami, said there were no plans to do so. "Such a thing is not on our agenda," he was quoted as saying by the official IRNA news agency on Monday.

Any such military mobilisation would risk a major confrontation with Israel, which fears Iran's nuclear enrichment programme is aimed at developing atomic bombs.
Posted by: tipper || 06/14/2010 09:31 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10795 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Popcorn, get your popcorn before its all gone!
Posted by: 49 Pan || 06/14/2010 14:19 Comments || Top||

#2  While Israel has long suspected Iran, which rejects the Jewish state's right to exist, of supplying weapons to Hamas, Tehran says it only provides moral support to the group.
They probably don't supply weapons to Hamas. They supply them to Hezbola and Syria and Syria supplies Hamas.
Posted by: Omeretle Bluetooth4716 || 06/14/2010 15:18 Comments || Top||

#3  They better intercept FAR from the coast of Isreal. No telling who or what is on those boats.
Posted by: Charles || 06/14/2010 20:48 Comments || Top||

#4  The Israeli submarine service can get in some good practice, it seems.

How do you say, "Fire One..." in Hebrew?
Posted by: Dash Riprock || 06/14/2010 21:14 Comments || Top||

#5  Apparently they've reconsidered the voluntary-marine program.
Posted by: Pappy || 06/14/2010 21:23 Comments || Top||

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Mon 2010-06-14
  4 cops killed in Algeria suicide kaboom
Sun 2010-06-13
  Son of Al Qaeda mentor Issam Abu Mohammed al-Maqdessi 'killed in Iraq'
Sat 2010-06-12
  US missiles kill 15 Taliban in N Waziristan
Fri 2010-06-11
  Iran snarls at China over UNSC sanctions
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  UN slaps fourth set of sanctions on Iran
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  Pak: 50 NATO trucks torched on Motorway, 4 people dead
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  Suicide Bombers Attack Police Compound in Kandahar
Mon 2010-06-07
  Yemen detains 30 foreigners as Qaeda suspects
Sun 2010-06-06
  Two US men arrested at JFK airport on terrorist charges
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  Hamas not a terrorist group, says Turkey's PM Recep Taqiyya Erdogan
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