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'Our treatment is shocking': Red tape in US leaves Afghans in legal limbo
[MiddleEastEye] Afghans in the US are dealing with lack of resources as they work to stay in the country, while an immigration backlog triggers a bottleneck in the Middle East

Khalis Noori returned to Afghanistan last April to make his country a better place for all Afghans. He had just finished his graduate studies in the United Kingdom and had secured a job in his country's department of finance.

"I returned to Afghanistan, to Kabul, to just be a part of that promise that the western world gave to the youths and to the people of Afghanistan," Noori told MEE.
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Lev Tahor cult members arrested in massive raid on Mexico's border
[JPost] Some 20 Jews belonging to the extremist Lev Tahor sect were arrested in raids by Mexican immigration authorities.

Twenty members of the Jewish cult Lev Tahor were detained in massive raids by law enforcement authorities in Mexico, the Mexican outlet Diario de Chiapas reported on Tuesday.

The raid was carried out in a Mexican migration control facility on the country’s border with Guatemala, where the sect members were being held, according to the report.

Following the raids, the families of the detained Lev Tahor members protested the conditions in which they were kept in the facility, with information on their living situation "aggressively constricted" by Mexican authorities, the report said.
Posted by: Frank G || 09/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [13 views] Top|| File under:


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If Turkey Has Chance, It Will Invade NE Syria — Mazloum Abdi
[NPASYRIA] If the Turks attack northeastern Syria, it will have an impact on the fight against the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS), said Mazloum Abdi, Commander-in-Chief of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

In an interview with the French Le Monde on September 9, Abdi stressed that the threat of another Ottoman Turkish invasion in northeastern Syria remained "serious", adding "If they have the chance, the Turks will carry it out. We are preparing to respond if necessary."

On May 23, Erdogan announced taking steps to complete the so-called remained portions of the "safe zone" plan along The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire...
’s southern border saying, "We will soon take new steps regarding the incomplete portions of the project we started on the 30 km deep safe zone we established along our southern border."

On June 1, 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 in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really more important...
renewed his threats of launching a military operation on northern Syria, and specified his targets in the two Syrian cities of Manbij and Tel Rifaat, which include many Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Abdi pointed out that Erdogan’s attempts to get American and Russian permission for the invasion were unsuccessful, adding at the same time that they have received "no warranty" from them about the possibility of any Ottoman Turkish offensive.

The Turks want to have a permanent presence in Syria and to annihilate the Kurdish existence, Abdi noted.

Following the Ottoman Turkish incursion into northeastern Syria in October 2019, Turkey signed two ceasefire agreements, one with Russia and the other with the US stipulating ceasing all hostilities and the withdrawal of the SDF 32 km away from the Ottoman Turkish border.

Mazloum Abdi indicated that the focus must be on the fight against ISIS sleeper cells, noting to the danger of their activities, "We arrested, three months ago, an ISIS cell which had planned to attack Hawl Camp when the Ottoman Turkish offensive would be launched.

On August 25, the Internal Security Forces of North and East Syria (Asayish) announced launching the second phase of Operation "Humanity and Security" in Hawl Camp to pursue the ISIS sleeper cells.

He also called on foreign countries to repatriate their nationals, including La Belle France. "The steps are very slow. The delays are due to the French, not ours," he said.

Posted by: Fred || 09/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [8 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


'’Four years full of fear''.. Yazidi Wafaa recalls her agony in al-Hol camp
[SHAFAQ] Wafaa Ali, a Yazidi woman, recently freed from ISIS captivity in the Syrian camp of al-Hol, recalls her four years of suffering with eyes full of tears and hope. After all, Wafaa was too terrified to leave her tent because she had witnessed daily murders inside the camp.

BLOODSHED IN THE CAMP
"I was transferred from the Syrian village of Baghouz to al-Hol camp where I stayed for four years filled with fear, as a result of the ill-treatment I received from the family I was staying with."

"I witnessed ISIS leaders' disputes, the torture methods they employed on camp inmates, murders, and many other violent mostly peaceful deeds. It all made me too terrified to get out of my tent."

"I had no idea what happened to my family after I was kidnapped from my village Kocho, south of Sinjar."

FREED BY CHANCE
Wafaa revealed how she was liberated by chance after the Syrian Democratic Forces (S.D.F.) raided the camp and arrested her, "I was very scared because I did not know who took me at night. I was interrogated without knowing what was happening, but I confessed to them that I am a Yazidi from Sinjar. Then, they contacted my family and relatives who were liberated before me, except for my brother."

"My parents currently live in Canada, and I have contacted them," she said, hoping to join them again.

Official statistics issued by the Department of Abductees Affairs in Kurdistan confirm that more than 350 Yazidis, the majority of whom are women and kiddies, were freed from ISIS's control after being kidnapped in 2014. However,
today is that tomorrow you were thinking about yesterday...
the fate of more than 2,700 others is still unknown more than eight years after the abduction.
Posted by: Fred || 09/29/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [8 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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Two weeks of WOT
Thu 2022-09-29
  Mobilised Russians call hotline to ask how to surrender
Wed 2022-09-28
  Donbass referendums' results revealed, blank ballots seen counted: Donetsk, Lugansk, Kherson, Zaporozhye all choose Russia
Tue 2022-09-27
  Hundreds of Russian vehicles, weapon systems seized during Kharkiv counterattack
Mon 2022-09-26
  Head of Russian Orthodox Church says sacrificing life in war against Ukraine ‘washes away sins.’
Sun 2022-09-25
  Russian authorities detain more than 700 people at protests against partial mobilization
Sat 2022-09-24
  Four Ukraine regions controlled by Russia and pro-Moscow forces have started door to door referendums on Friday on joining Russia
Fri 2022-09-23
  31 killed in Iran protests, as people torch cop shoppes
Thu 2022-09-22
  Man admits to having murdered a teenager for being a Republican
Wed 2022-09-21
  Putin Orders Partial Military Mobilization Amid Setbacks In Ukraine, Warns West 'It's Not A Bluff
Tue 2022-09-20
  New protests in Iran over woman's death after morality police arrest, 5 protesters said killed
Mon 2022-09-19
  ''Kupiansk has surrendered. The enemy is on the left bank of the Oskil:'' pro-Russian military blogger
Sun 2022-09-18
  Former Guantanamo guest is injured in Panjshir war
Sat 2022-09-17
  400 militants of ISIS deployed to north of Afghanistan - CSTO
Fri 2022-09-16
  Tajikistan is trying to seize the territory of Kyrgyzstan
Thu 2022-09-15
  1 Tajikistan border guard killed after Kyrgyz, Tajik border guards exchange fire due to border dispute

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