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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian military reveals who was behind attack on Turkish Army in Idlib
2020-05-29
[ALMASDARNEWS] The head of the Russian reconciliation center, Rear Admiral Oleg Zhuravlev, revealed on Wednesday evening that the terrorist group behind the attack on the Ottoman Turkish Army vehicle in Idlib was a foreign jihadist faction that is operating inside the governorate.According to Zhuravlev, the Russian military learned that the terrorist group behind the attack was the Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP).
...the Al Qaeda-linked Uighur jihadi group from western China formerly known as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other names. It claims to want a caliphate in Xinjiang, and according to China committed 200+ jihadi attacks causing over 600 casualties between 1990 and 2001. In 1998 they moved their headquarters to Kabul under the protection of the Taliban, then after 9/11 moved to North Waziristan under the protection of Pakistan branch of the Taliban (TTP). There is a second branch in Syria, allied with Al Nusra and Turkey. Also, a TIP man sits on Al Qaeda’s executive leadership council, and another is emir of Al Qaeda’s military force in Pakistan’s FATA. This may explain why China feels so strongly about the need to correct the thinking of their countrymen who remained behind...
"According to the information received by the Russian Centre for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties, the holy warriors of the Turkestan Islamic Party were involved in the attack, which activated IEDs during the movement of the Ottoman Turkish military convoy near the ammunition depot of the terrorist group", Zhuravlev said.

Zhuravlev said the roadside kaboom exploded along the M-4 Highway (Aleppo-Latakia Highway) at 10:40 A.M.; he said they were conducting their daily patrol when the earth-shattering kaboom happened.

"One Ottoman Turkish soldier who received multiple shrapnel wounds as a result of the earth-shattering kaboom and was evacuated to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
, died", Zhuravlev went on to say.

He did not reveal how the Russian military obtained this information.

The Ottoman Turkish Ministry of Defense later confirmed the death of their soldier, while adding that another was hospitalized for minor wounds.
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Turkestan Islamic Party: 2019-11-23 Jihadist rebels and Syrian Army troops suffer heavy casualties in fierce northern Latakia battle
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India-Pakistan
Two soldiers martyred in North Waziristan
2020-05-11
[The News (Pak)] Two personnel of security forces were martyred in an attack on a security check-post in the Eidak area in Mirali tehsil in North Wazoo district on Thursday. Official sources said that unidentified button men attacked the forces check-post located on the main road in the Eidak area in Mirali tehsil. As a result, Havaldar Zafar and soldier Asif embraced martyrdom. No individual or murderous Moslem group has grabbed credit for the attack.
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India-Pakistan
Two Pakistani Soldiers, Nine Militants Killed In North Waziristan Clash
2020-04-28
[RFE/RL] Pak military officials say at least two soldiers from The Mighty Pak Army and nine murderous Moslems were killed in a shootout late on April 25 near the border with Afghanistan.

Pakistain's Inter-Services Public Relations, the military's media wing, said on April 26 that five Pak soldiers also were maimed in the clash that took place in the volatile tribal region of North Wazoo.

It did not identify which turban group the button men were thought to be linked to.

According to Pak officials, security forces captured what they described as "an accomplice" of the murderous Moslems and seized "a large cache" of weapons and explosives from a hideout used by the murderous Moslems in North Waziristan.

Terrorists linked to al-Qaeda, the Haqqani network
...a branch of the Afghan Taliban, based in Pakistain. The network is a family business founded by the later Jalaluddin Haqqani...
of the Afghan Taliban
...Arabic for students...
, and Pak murderous Moslems have all been active in the region during the past decade.

The Pak military managed to push murderous Moslems out of their border-region strongholds through a series of offensives since 2014. But murderous Moslems continue to stage surprise attacks there.

The latest clash was the fifth between security forces and murderous Moslems in the area within the past month.

That has reinforced concerns that the murderous Moslems may be trying to regroup in their former strongholds in Pakistain.
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India-Pakistan
2 soldiers martyred during operation on terrorist hideout in North Waziristan
2020-01-31
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India-Pakistan
Banners hailing Musharraf appear on major Faisalabad thoroughfares
2019-12-22
[ARYNEWS.TV] Faisalabad
...formerly known as Lyallpur, the third largest metropolis in Pakistain, the second largest in Punjab after Lahore. It is named after some Arab because the Paks didn't have anybody notable of their own to name it after...
: Banners hailing the services of the former military ruler General retd Pervez Perv Musharraf
...former dictator of Pakistain, who was less dictatorial and corrupt than any Pak civilian government to date...
for the country appeared on main thoroughfares in Faisalabad, ARY NEWS reported on Saturday.

The banners appeared at the Mall Road, University Road, Serena Road and FIC Road and were put up by Pakistain Tehrik-e-Insaf
...a political party in Pakistan. PTI was founded by former Pakistani cricket captain and philanthropist Imran Khan. The party's slogan is Justice, Humanity and Self Esteem, each of which is open to widely divergent interpretations....
(PTI) leaders, Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

Minister Chaudhry Zaheer Ud Din and other religious and social organizations.

The banners depicted the photos of Pervez Musharraf in military uniform with slogans in his favour.

Some of the banners were inscribed with slogans including How military leader could be termed traitor and we loved you before and even today.

Raising concerns over the detailed verdict released by Special Court in high treason case against General (r) Musharraf on December 19, Pakistain army’s spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Prime Minister Imran Khan
...aka The Great Khan, who ain't the brightest knife in the national drawer...
and COAS Bajwa had spoken in detail over the verdict.

"The army chief met the prime minister and conveyed the sentiments of the armed forces to him," he added while addressing a presser at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

He said that Pakistain army has restored peace in the country after rendering matchless sacrifices and it would not allow anyone to spread anarchy in the motherland, ARY News reported on Thursday.

"All internal and external enemies of Pakistain will not succeed in their malicious intentions."

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India-Pakistan
1 FC personnel martyred, 2 injured in exchange of fire with terrorists in North Waziristan
2019-12-03
[DAWN] One Frontier Corps
...a provincial paramilitary force. Total manpower is about 80,000. They are tasked to help local law enforcement in the maintenance of law and order, and to carry out border patrol and a..the Antwerp-based Salafist organization that had campaigned to introduce Sharia law to Belgium before single-handedly making Belgium the highest per capita supplier of jihadis to Syria in Europe. There was a big trial in Antwerp in 2015, but most of those convicted were in absentia...nti-smuggling operations....
(FC) soldier was martyred and two others were maimed on Sunday in an exchange of fire with murderous Moslems after they raided an FC checkpost in North Wazoo, a statement by the military's media wing said.

According to a statement by Director General Inter Services Public Relations Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, "murderous Moslems raided an FC post in North Waziristan district near the Pak-Afghan border".

"During the exchange of fire, two bad boyz were potted," said Maj Gen Ghafoor.


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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian warplanes kill several foreign jihadists as Syrian troops attempt to advance to Kabani
2019-11-30
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian Air Force unleashed another powerful attack on the northeastern countryside of the Latakia this week, as their warplanes wiped out several sites belonging to the jihadist rebels.

According to an army source, the Russian Air Force carried out more than 30 Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s between the jihadist strongholds of Jisr al-Shughour, Kabani, and al-Sirmaniyeh.

The source said these Russian airstrikes primarily targeted the bases and hideouts of the foreigner-led Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP),
...the Al Qaeda-linked Uighur jihadi group from western China formerly known as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other names. It claims to want a caliphate in Xinjiang, and according to China committed 200+ jihadi attacks causing over 600 casualties between 1990 and 2001. In 1998 they moved their headquarters to Kabul under the protection of the Taliban, then after 9/11 moved to North Waziristan under the protection of Pakistan branch of the Taliban (TTP). There is a second branch in Syria, allied with Al Nusra and Turkey. Also, a TIP man sits on Al Qaeda’s executive leadership council, and another is emir of Al Qaeda’s military force in Pakistan’s FATA. This may explain why China feels so strongly about the need to correct the thinking of their countrymen who remained behind...
a terrorist group that is in control of several parts of Latakia, Hama, and Idlib.

At the same time as these Russian strikes, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a big attack on the southern axis of Kabani in a bid to retake the Zuwayqat Mountains.

A source from the 4th Armored Division told al-Masdar News that their troops were able to secure a small advance, but they have since halted their advance in order to weaken the jihadist defenses with missiles and artillery.

The Kabani axis in northeastern Latakia has proven to be one of the most difficult fronts for the Syrian Army, as the jihadist rebels of the Turkestan Islamic Party and Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, formerly al-Nusra, before that it was called something else
...al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, from which sprang the Islamic State...
(HTS) have concentrated a large portion of their murderous Moslems in this area.

Related: When China Convinced the U.S. That Uighurs Were Waging Jihad

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Jisr al-Shughour: 2019-11-07 Syrian, Russian jets let loose massive attack on jihadist stronghold near Turkish border
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India-Pakistan
2 FC personnel martyred, as many injured in gun attack on FC vehicle in DI Khan
2019-11-06
[DAWN] Two Frontier Corps
...a provincial paramilitary force. Total manpower is about 80,000. They are tasked to help local law enforcement in the maintenance of law and order, and to carry out border patrol and a..the Antwerp-based Salafist organization that had campaigned to introduce Sharia law to Belgium before single-handedly making Belgium the highest per capita supplier of jihadis to Syria in Europe. There was a big trial in Antwerp in 2015, but most of those convicted were in absentia...nti-smuggling operations....
(FC) officers were martyred on Tuesday when unknown faceless myrmidons opened fire on an FC convoy in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's Dera Ismail Khan
... the Pearl of Pashtunistan ...
district, said police.

The incident occurred in the Bacha Abad area of the Kulachi tehsil.

According to District Police Officer (DPO) DI Khan Dilawar Bangash, the FC personnel were on their way to their check post in Loni area when "unidentified armed terrorists" attacked them near Qasim river.

"As a result two FC personnel were martyred and two sustained injuries," said DPO Bangash, adding, "A rickshaw driver also died in the attack."

The DPO said that after "responsive firing" by the personnel, the faceless myrmidons escaped.

The injured FC personnel were shifted to the hospital. The site of the attack was sealed off by security forces and a search operation was launched.

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India-Pakistan
2 new polio cases in Lakki Marwat, 1 in Harnai bring total to 76 this year
2019-10-21
[DAWN] Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa's Lakki Marwat district on Sunday reported two new cases of polio
...Poliomyelitis is a disease caused by infection with the poliovirus. Between 1840 and the 1950s, polio was a worldwide epidemic. Since the development of polio vaccines the disease has been largely wiped out in the civilized world. However, since the vaccine is known to make Moslem pee-pees shrink and renders females sterile, bookish, and unsubmissive it is not widely used by the turban and automatic weapons set. Currently the disease is only found in Pakistain and Afghanistain...
and 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...
's Harnai district reported one, bringing the country's total this year to 76.

The two victims from Lakki Marwat ‐ a seven-year-old girl and a 21-month-old boy ‐ are residents of the Sarai Naurang tehsil, a report released by the Emergency Operation Centre said.

According to the EOC, both affected children had not been administered the polio vaccine.

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Bangladesh
Arrested HujiB leader met Osama bin Laden
2019-10-03
[Dhaka Tribune] Harkat-ul Jihad al-Islami Bangladesh (HuJI
Founded in 1984 by Fazlur Rehman Khalil and Qari Saifullah Aktar. The Bangla branch was established in 1992 with assistance from Osama bin Laden. Recruits come mostly from Deobandi madrassahs. HuJI and Fazlur Rehman Khalil are signators of bin Laden's declaration of war on civilization.
B) leader Mohammad Atiqullah, an Afghan-war returnee, met al-Qaeda leader the late Osama bin Laden
...... who is now among the dear departed, though not among the dearest......
in Afghanistan during the war that started in 2001.

Atiqullah, who was arrested in Dhaka on Wednesday, had multiple meetings with top krazed killer leaders, including Laden, Mullah Mohammad Blinky Omar
...a minor Pashtun commander in the war against the Soviets who made good as leader of the Taliban. As ruler of Afghanistan, he took the title Leader of the Faithful. The imposition of Pashtunkhwa on the nation institutionalized ignorance and brutality in a country already notable for its own fair share of ignorance and brutality. Died of an unspecified ailment in a Pak hospital...
, and Ayman al-Zawahiri
...Formerly second in command of al-Qaeda, now the head cheese, occasionally described as the real brains of the outfit. Formerly the Mister Big of Egyptian Islamic Jihad. Bumped off Abdullah Azzam with a car boom in the course of one of their little disputes. Is thought to have composed bin Laden's fatwa entitled World Islamic Front Against Jews and Crusaders. Currently residing in the North Wazoo area assuming he's not dead like Mullah Omar. He lost major face when he ordered the nascent Islamic State to cease and desist and merge with the orthodox al-Qaeda spring, al-Nusra...
, according to police.

Bin Laden, who ordered the September 11 attacks in 2001, was killed by US forces during a raid in Abbottabad
... A pleasant city located only 30 convenient miles from Islamabad. The city is noted for its nice weather and good schools. It is the site of Pakistain's military academy, which was within comfortable walking distance of the residence of the late Osama bin Laden....
, Pakistain, in May 2011.

On Wednesday evening, the Dhaka Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit picked up Atiqullah, alias Asadullah, alias Zulfiqar, 49, and two of his associates, Mohammad Borhan Uddin Rabbani, 42, and Mohammad Nazim Uddin, alias Shamim, 43, from a playground near Boro Mosque in Nikunja 2.

During interrogation, Atiqullah told them about his meetings with bin Laden and other krazed killer leaders and his ties to al-Qaeda, according to CTTC sources.

Informed that several HuJIB men had gathered at a playground for a secret meeting, a CTTC team conducted a raid there, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Deputy Commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman,on Thursday.

He also said Atiqullah was an organizing secretary of the committee of HuJIB formed by Mufti Hannan in 1996, and was later assigned to oversee the Baitul Mal and International Relations Department of the organization.

CTTC sources said that during the tenure of the last caretaker government, he went into hiding in 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 visited Pakistain multiple times for krazed killer activities.

in primary interrogation, police learned that Atiqullah has connections with krazed killer groups in other countries, including Pakistain, United Arab Emirates, and Saudi Arabia, sources at the CTTC said.

A CTTC official related to the investigation said Atiqullah also told police that he is a bomb specialist. After being exiled abroad for long, he returned to Bangladesh in March this year, and had been trying to contact old members of the krazed killer outfit to reorganize it.

He also had been trying to recruit new members to speed up HuJIB's activities in the upcoming days, he said.

The CTTC official said Atiqullah also made organizational visits to various places across the country, and raised money from both domestic and foreign sources, to mobilize the organization.

Najim, one of two other persons arrested besides Atiqullah, is a secretary of the HuJIB Dhaka Metropolitan South unit, while the other person arrested, Rabbani was given the responsibility of handling Feni district.

Recently, the three, Atiqullah, Najim, and Rabbani, were trying to reorganize the group, focusing on India's Kashmir
...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there....
and Rohingya issues, said the official.

DC Masudur Rahman said a case has been filed in this connection with Khilkhet cop shoppe under the Anti-Terrorism Act.
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India-Pakistan
Pakistan Army major, sepoy martyred in IED explosion near Afghan border: ISPR
2019-09-21
[DAWN] A major and a sepoy of the Pakistain Army were martyred in an improvised bomb (IED) explosion near the Pakistain-Afghanistan border
...also known as Pashtunistan, home of ignorance, poverty, and automatic weapons...
in Mohmand tribal district, the military's media wing said on Friday.

Maj Adeel Shahid and Sepoy Faraz Hussain "fell victim to an IED planted by Death Eaters from across the border", the director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) tweeted.

The squad under the martyred officer was supervising fencing work in an area "which carried [a] critical infiltration route", the ISPR added.

Maj Adeel belonged to 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...
while Sepoy Faraz hailed from Kotli district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir
...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there....
The incident comes less than a week after four soldiers of the Army were martyred and one other was injured in two separate incidents of firing by snuffies near the Afghan border.

The first of those incidents had occurred in North Wazoo tribal district, where miscreants had opened fire on a routine patrolling party of security forces near the Abba Khel area of Spinwam tehsil, claiming the life of Sepoy Akhtar Hussain, 23. Two miscreants were also killed in the subsequent exchange of fire.

The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban
...Arabic for students...
Pakistain (TTP) had grabbed credit for the ambush.

In the second incident in Dir, suspected Death Eaters had opened fire from across the Pak-Afghan border on Pak troops who were busy in border fencing. Three soldiers were martyred.
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India-Pakistan
Militant attacks kill four soldiers in Pakistan
2019-09-15
[AlAhram] Four Pak soldiers were killed in two different holy warrior attacks in northwestern tribal regions near the Afghan border, the military said Saturday.

The incidents happened late Friday night in North Wazoo and Dir, where several military operations have been launched in recent years against homegrown and foreign holy warriors.

"Miscreants opened fire on a routine patrolling party of security forces near the Abba Khel area of North Waziristan, killing a soldier. In an exchange of fire, two miscreants were also killed," the military said in a statement.

Separately, it said three soldiers guarding a fence on the border with Afghanistan were killed and another was injured "when turbans from across the border opened fire on them in Dir town".

The Mighty Pak Army launched a massive operation in 2014 to wipe out holy warrior bases in North Waziristan and end a near decade-long insurgency that has cost thousands of lives.

Violence in Pakistain has declined following the military offensives in the region, but holy warrior groups are still able to carry out deadly attack
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