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Jalaluddin Haqqani joins the Choir Eternal
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Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [256 views] Top|| File under:

#1  She appears possessed, Fred.
Posted by: Ebbavirt Clunk4147 || 09/04/2018 1:30 Comments || Top||

#2  I do not know why John Heinz Kerry made me think of Tom Daschle. Hope I did not scrape some old scabs off. Meanwhile, my mind surely must be in the gutter.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 09/04/2018 2:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Scroll down to 'Spare Change' if you haven't already.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/04/2018 12:08 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Taliban report Jalaluddin Haqqani breathes his last
[Guardian] The Taliban have announced the death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of Afghanistan’s Haqqani militant group ‐ one of the most powerful and feared affiliates of the insurgency.

The Taliban said he died after "a long struggle with a disease", according to the monitoring group Site.

According to the statement, Haqqani has been buried in Afghanistan.

Haqqani originally founded the group to fight Soviet occupation in the 1970s, and was once funded by the CIA and lionised by some in the US.

Haqqani relinquished operational leadership of the group some years ago to his son Sirajuddin Haqqani, now deputy leader of the Afghan Taliban.

Haqqani joined the Taliban government as minister for tribal affairs after they captured Kabul in 1996, fleeing after they were ousted in late 2001 and taking up arms again.
Posted by: Besoeker || 09/04/2018 04:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [369 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  And to think if that revolutionary drug would have saved just one life, it would have been worth it.
Posted by: DooDahMan || 09/04/2018 6:55 Comments || Top||

#2  But since it did not, DooDahMan, the thought of a long and painful struggle with an embarrassing disease is quite comforting — sometimes justice is achieved in this world as well as the next.
Posted by: trailng wife || 09/04/2018 13:42 Comments || Top||

#3  The Taliban said he died after "a long struggle with a disease Islam", according to the monitoring group Site.

FIFY
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 09/04/2018 15:37 Comments || Top||


U.S. soldier killed, another wounded in East of Afghanistan
[KhaamaPress] A U.S. soldier was killed and another soldier sustained injuries in an apparent insider attack in East of Afghanistan.

"One U.S. service member was killed and another maimed during an apparent insider attack in eastern Afghanistan, Sept. 3," the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
-led Resolute Support Mission said in a statement.

"The sacrifice of our service member, who volunteered for a mission to Afghanistan to protect his country, is a tragic loss for all who knew and all who will now never know him," said Resolute Support and U.S. Forces ‐ Afghanistan Commanding General Scott Miller. "Our duty now is to honor him, care for his family and continue our mission."

No further details have been given regarding the exact location of the incident but the alliance added that the maimed service member is in stable condition..

The U.S. forces are engaged in counter-terrorism operations against the ISIS and other terrorist groups 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..
and some other eastern provinces.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [167 views] Top|| File under:


10 ISIS militants killed, wounded during the operations in Kunar province
[KhaamaPress] At least ten Lions of Islam affiliated with 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....
of Iraq and Syria Khurasan (ISIS-K) were killed or maimed during the operations in eastern Kunar province
... which is right down the road from Chitral. Kunar is Haqqani country.....
of Afghanistan.

The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in the East said the Lions of Islam were killed during the Arclight airstrikes and ground operations conducted in Suki district.

According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps, the operations were jointly conducted by Afghan army, Afghan police, Afghan intelligence, andd public order police forces with the support of the Air Forces.

The statement further added that 7 Lions of Islam were killed and three others were maimed during the same operations conducted.

The operations were conducted as part of the Silab-2 (8) operations to eliminate the terrorist groups and pave the way for the elections, the 201st Silab Corps added.

The 201st Silab Corps also added that some villages have been cleared from the Lions of Islam and the security personnel and local residents have not suffered any casualty.

The anti-government armed bad boy groups including ISIS loyalists have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [131 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


4 wounded in magnetic bomb explosion in Kabul city
[KhaamaPress] At least four people were maimed in a magnetic bomb kaboom in Kabul city late Sunday, the security officials said.

The incident took place in the vicinity of 10th police district of the city in Sherpur area.

Kabul police front man Hashmat Stanikzai said a magnetic bomb planted in a vehicle went off at around 7pm local time local time.

Stanikzai further added that four people were slightly maimed in the kaboom.

No individual or group has so far grabbed credit behind the incident.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [162 views] Top|| File under:

#1  This sounded interesting. The application of a "magnetic bomb". I drifted off to this for a bit, Peter Pry.
Posted by: Dale || 09/04/2018 17:08 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Libyan police say 400 prisoners escaped amid Tripoli clashes
[IsraelTimes] Some 400 prisoners beat feet from a jail in the Libyan capital, authorities say, as fighting between rival militias that has killed dozens of people forced the UN-backed government to declare a state of emergency in and around Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
The inmates overwhelmed guards and forced open the doors of the Ain Zara prison after riots broke out there, police say in a statement posted on Facebook. The prisoners included many supporters of the late Libyan leader Muammar Qadaffy
...who single-handedly turned a moderately prosperous kingdom into a dictator's fantasyland and was then murdered by his indignant subjects 42 years later...
who had been found guilty of killings during the 2011 uprising that ended his rule and plunged the country into chaos.

The fighting in Tripoli erupted last week when the Seventh Brigade, militias which hail from Tarhouna, a town about 40 miles (60 kilometers) south of Tripoli, attacked southern neighborhoods of the capital. The Tripoli Revolutionaries’ Brigades and the Nawasi Brigade, militias which support the UN-backed government, have come to the city’s defense.

At least 47 people, including civilians, have been killed, and another 130 have been maimed, the Health Ministry says.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [149 views] Top|| File under:

#1  The jail break was probably the motive behind all of the festivities.
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 09/04/2018 10:14 Comments || Top||

#2  Oh. The things that don’t occur to me. Thank you for saying that, Sock Puppet of Doom.
Posted by: trailng wife || 09/04/2018 13:43 Comments || Top||


Europe
Alleged Brussels Jewish museum attack accomplice jailed for extortion in France
[IsraelTimes] Nacer Bendrer is also accused of aiding the gunman in the Belgium attack; that trial is due to start in several months

A French court on Monday handed a five-year jail sentence for attempted extortion to Nacer Bendrer, the alleged accomplice in a 2014 terror attack at a Jewish museum in Belgium.

Frenchie Bendrer, 30, appearing in court in the southern city of Marseille denied the accusation, made by the brother of a local drug pusher, that he and another man ‐ one of them brandishing a Kalashnikov ‐ had demanded weapons and 100,000 euros.

"It’s false, completely false," said Bendrer, who had been under house arrest at the time of the 2017 extortion attempt.

The presiding judge said that the motive remained uncertain but could be linked to a dispute over a snack bar.

Bendrer has been accused in Belgium of being an accomplice to fellow Frenchie Mehdi Nemmouche,
...radicalized in prison and linked to Salim Benghalem, who was the leader of the Buttes-Chaumont terrorist network and France’s chief ISIS recruiter...
who will stand trial in Brussels for the killing of four people at a Jewish museum four years ago in a jihadist terror attack.

Their trial is expected to take place later this year or early next year.

On May 24, 2014 a gunman armed with an assault rifle opened fire in the entrance hall of the museum in the centre of the Belgian capital, killing two Israeli tourists, a French volunteer and a Belgian museum receptionist.

Six days later Nemmouche was tossed in the calaboose
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
in the southern French port city of Marseille getting off a bus from Brussels.

Nemmouche had returned from Syria where he had been fighting with Islamist myrmidons.

Nacer Bendrer was formally charged as an accomplice in the attack in February 2015 in Brussels, two months after his arrest near Marseille in possession of various weapons.

These included a Kalashnikov assault rifle like the one used at the Jewish museum.

Nemmouche has been linked to Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the ringleader of the November 13, 2015 Gay Paree gun and bombing attacks that killed 130 people and maimed hundreds of others.

Abaaoud died in a police shootout near the French capital days after the massacre.

The Gay Paree attacks were allegedly plotted in Brussels by the same cell that carried out the suicide kabooms in the Belgian capital’s airport and a metro train station on March 22, 2016, killing 32 people.

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....
group grabbed credit for the Gay Paree attacks and the Brussels 2016 attacks.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [138 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Afghan asylum seeker is jailed for eight years for stabbing girl, 15, to death in Germany
  • [Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Abdul Mobin D
    ...who, when finally named by the authorities, was in our archives as a simple Abdul D....
    was jailed for eight years for killing his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend

  • Mia V was stabbed to death outside a shop in Kandel after she broke up with him

  • Abdul claimed to also be 15 but experts said he could be 17 or even as old as 20

  • His request for asylum was rejected last year but was not immediately deported

  • Verdict comes amid far-right protest in the eastern city of Chemnitz after a German national was stabbed by two migrants

  • German police have revealed migrant murder suspects rose by a third last year
Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [335 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  He thought he was in London.
Posted by: Woodrow || 09/04/2018 0:41 Comments || Top||

#2  "Adult? No, judge, not to my knowledge. He
Rejects un-Islamic chronology.
Please free him and polish
His knob, pay for college,
And offer the lad an apology!"
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 09/04/2018 1:19 Comments || Top||

#3  Some monsths German public television interviewed people in D's hometown.

The 'men on the street' all agreed that a woman who flees the custody of her man must be put to death.

D acted according to the rules and laws of his society.

This is not about criminality, it is a clash of consensuses about what is right, legal and decent.

There's no commonly recognized authority that could act an an arbiter.

Force and only force will decide which consensus will prevail.

The same conclusion applies to the Amsterdam stabbing attack per this report.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 09/04/2018 3:13 Comments || Top||

#4  This is not about criminality, it is a clash of consensuses about what is right, legal and decent.

Chicago's violent Labor Day weekend leaves at least 6 dead; more than 1,000 shot since Memorial Day
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/04/2018 6:11 Comments || Top||

#5  Chicago's violent Labor Day weekend leaves at least 6 dead; more than 1,000 shot since Memorial Day

Is there a consensus among parts of the Chicago population that these shootings were fundamentally legitimate, that the shootings restored justice where injustice would have prevailed?

That might be the case for the core gang member subculture, but not for any significant parts of the general populace (I hope.)

My point was that the 'murder' of this German girl isn't seen as murder at all by ordinary law abiding and decent Afghans. She was the lawbreaker and she was punished as she deserved.

The perpetrators are not outlaws, defying authority. The see themselves as executors and executioners acting in the name of legitimate authority.

This is why this conflict is so serious and dangerous.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 09/04/2018 6:42 Comments || Top||

#6  Well said, Elmerert Hupens2660.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 6:59 Comments || Top||

#7  To put this sentence into perspective: The maximum penalty for for murder in Germany is 15 years in prison if the defendant is tried as a juvenile.

This is a disgustingly mild punishment for an especially vile, treacherous and devious crime.
Posted by: Elmerert Hupens2660 || 09/04/2018 7:34 Comments || Top||

#8  So the Girl will be back among the living in 8 years right?
Posted by: CrazyFool || 09/04/2018 7:44 Comments || Top||

#9  A state that will not provide security in one's person, family or property has no legitimacy, neither does one that offers rituals rather than justice.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/04/2018 7:45 Comments || Top||

#10  It's not a matter of arbitration. Enforce the laws of the land. If you don't like them, change them. If you can't, then you can revolt, and let's sort it out with bullets.
Posted by: KBK || 09/04/2018 12:22 Comments || Top||

#11  That might be the case for the core gang member subculture, but not for any significant parts of the general populace (I hope.)

We would all like to hope that.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/04/2018 14:11 Comments || Top||

#12  Elmerert Hupens2660

It's actually 10 years if the defendant is under 18.
If he is over 18 but under 21, he can be tried as a juvenile. In that case the maximum penalty for murder (with particular severity of guilt) is 15 years.
If he's tried as an adult, the maximum penalty is life. If you get life without particular severity of guilt, parole is possible (but not guaranteed) after 15 years.
Life with particular severity of guilt means that parole hearings will start later. Very few people serve more than 25 years.
Posted by: European Conservative || 09/04/2018 19:57 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Kirkuk combat chronicle: turbans kill 7 villagers, 2 kaboomed at da mayor’s


Seven people killed as Islamic State attacks village, west of Kirkuk

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) 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....
bully boyz have carried out an attack, west of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
leaving seven people killed, the Baghdad Post website reported on Monday.

Several Islamic State members attacked al-Bu Shaher village, near Yayji town, west of Kirkuk, a security source was quoted saying.

The bully boyz left seven civilians killed and fled the village, the source added.

No further details were provided.

Two people wounded as bomb blast targets mayor’s house in Kirkuk

Kirkuk (IraqiNews.com) – An Iraqi security source said on Monday that two people were wounded in a bomb blast near a mayor’s house in central Kirkuk.

Speaking to Alforat News website, the source said that “a bomb placed outside a mayor’s house in a district in central Kirkuk went off Monday afternoon, leaving two people wounded.”

“The injured were moved to a nearby hospital for treatment and a probe was opened into the attack,” added the source.

Meanwhile, spokesman for the Iraqi Interior Ministry Maj. Gen. Saad Maan said that a man was arrested in Karbala governorate for pretending to be a policeman.

“The arrested was handed over to the competent judicial bodies for interrogation,” Maan noted.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [133 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Mosul clearance continues: 8 turbans tied up, turbans maim 12 in mosque attack, turban bagman tied up


Eight Islamic State members arrested in operation, west of Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Eight Islamic State members were arrested in an operation in west of Mosul, the Iraqi Interior Ministry said on Monday.

In a statement, Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, spokesperson for the ministry, said “ the Rapid Response troops of Nineveh police managed to arrest eight Islamic State members, who are wanted for judiciary.”

One of the militants, according to the statement, “was working in the group’s so-called Security Department, while the others were working in the so-called Soldiers Department. They were fighting with the group, while it was in control of Mosul.”

The militants “were arrested in al-Islah al-Zera’ie district, west of Mosul,” it added.

12 worshippers wounded in IS attack against mosque, south of Mosul
This is impossible, of course, as we are assured members of the Master Religion never attack holy places or harm fellow believers.
Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Twelve people were wounded as Islamic State members carried out an attack against a mosque, south of Mosul, a security source from Nineveh province said on Monday.

“Islamic State members attacked a mosque in Hekna village, near Shirqat town, on the road linking between Mosul and Baghdad. The opened fire against worshippers, while praying last night,” the source told Noor News website.

The attack, according to the source, “left twelve worshippers wounded.”

Islamic State’s funder arrested, northwest of Mosul: Military Intelligence

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) An Islamic State funder has been arrested, northwest of Mosul, the Iraqi military intelligence department said on Monday.

In a statement, the department said troops “managed to arrest one of the Islamic State’s funders after observing him. Troops followed the vehicle that he used to transfer the food commodities to militants near Badush mountain, north of Mosul.”

The militant, according to the statement, “was possessing lists with requirements to buy and provide other militants with. He was also possessing around USD1300.”
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [178 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel briefs: kidnapping thwarted, 2 bombs thrown, Gaza fire balloon causes fire


Prisons official: Plot thwarted to kidnap Israeli soldier by Palestinian terrorist

The Prison Service’s chief intelligence officer says a plot by a Palestinian security prisoner to kidnap an Israeli soldier from inside jail has been thwarted.

Yuval Biton tells a conference in Herzliya the kidnapping was planned by Muhammad Naifeh, a commander in Fatah’s Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, who was the mastermind behind deadly terror attack in Kibbutz Metzer in 2002 in which five Israelis were killed.

Naifeh is serving 13 life sentences at the Gilboa prison for planning the massacre.

Biton does not offer any further details of Naifeh’s alleged plot, but says the incident highlights how some Palestinian security prisoners continue to plan abductions from their cells, hoping they will be swapped in a future prisoner exchange, because “they know that no other alternative exists.”

Two explosives thrown at IDF forces near Jenin and Bethlehem

[Ynet] Two bombs were thrown overnight Monday at IDF forces near Jenin and at a refugee camp near Bethlehem. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said there were no casualties among the soldiers and the forces are working to locate the suspects.

Fire breaks out in Kibbutz Be'eri amid incendiary balloon

[Ynet] A fire broke out Monday in Kibbutz Be'eri amid an incendiary balloon flown from Gazoo. Firefighting teams are operating at the scene. There were no reports of injuries.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [136 views] Top|| File under: Hamas


Israeli troopers kill another Palestinian over alleged stabbing attack in West Bank
[PRESSTV] Israeli soldiers have fatally shot a Paleostinian following an alleged stabbing attack in the occupied West Bank, the military says.

According to a statement released by the Israeli military on Monday, the incident occurred in the vicinity of Kiryat Arba, a hardline Israeli settlement, near the southern West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron) earlier in the day.

The Israeli army added that the victim, while "wielding a knife," had approached an Israeli military checkpoint in the area when he was rubbed out by the Israeli live fire. It further identified him as Wael al-Jabari, 27. No Israelis were hurt in the incident, the army added.
Ynet identifies him as Vail Ja'abari, 36, from Hebron.
Posted by: Fred || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [179 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Good work.
Posted by: lumpy02 || 09/04/2018 22:53 Comments || Top||


Southeast Asia
Two killed in second Mindanao bombing
[Latin American Herald Tribune] The number of people killed in a bomb attack in the southern Philippine city of Isulan increased to two on Monday while 14 others were injured. The attack, which occurred on Sunday night, was the second in less than a week after a similar incident five days earlier killed three people and injured around 30.

An 18 year old died in the explosion while another succumbed to his wounds at a hospital in Isulan, capital of Sultan Kudarat province, where four of those injured were in critical condition.

An improvised explosive device went off between an internet cafe and department stores in the center of Isulan. The blast occurred in the same area that another bomb went off on August 28, killing three people and wounding 36 during harvest festival celebrations.

No militant group has so far claimed responsibility for Sunday's attack, however authorities suspect the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, an Islamic State affiliated group.

National Police Chief Oscar Albayalde condemned the attack and said the number of security patrols has been increased in the Muslim-majority region of Mindanao which has suffered four attacks in a month. He also announced the resignation of the provincial director of the national police in Sultan Kudarat and the police chief of Isulan for their ineffectiveness in preventing the attacks.

On August 31, a group of unidentified armed men kidnapped the head of a civilian armed movement and his wife in the town of Sirawi in Bangsamoro, where they also murdered six people.

On July 31, a van explosion killed ten people on Basilan island. The Army blamed the Abu Sayyaf.
Posted by: ryuge || 09/04/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [170 views] Top|| File under: Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iranian rial hits record low at 128,000 to the dollar
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 08:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [290 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I'm a billionaire in Rials!!!
Posted by: DarthVader || 09/04/2018 9:35 Comments || Top||

#2  And without firing a single shot - Magic Don!
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/04/2018 13:15 Comments || Top||

#3  Will they call their new currency “the donald”?
Posted by: trailng wife || 09/04/2018 13:38 Comments || Top||

#4  Mullah Moolah
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/04/2018 16:37 Comments || Top||

#5  Does this mean Brennan's prayer rug has gained or lost value?
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/04/2018 16:40 Comments || Top||

#6  Five thousand quatloos!
Posted by: Procopius2k || 09/04/2018 20:20 Comments || Top||



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Two weeks of WOT
Tue 2018-09-04
  Jalaluddin Haqqani joins the Choir Eternal
Mon 2018-09-03
  Islamists militants in northeast Nigeria kill up to 30 48 soldiers: Sources
Sun 2018-09-02
  Yemen’s army imposes full control over Saada’s Al-Zaher directorate
Sat 2018-09-01
  Dutch police shoot suspect after he stabs two people at an Amsterdam train station
Fri 2018-08-31
  ISIS leader Yasir Khurasani killed with 5 comrades in Nangarhar drone strike
Thu 2018-08-30
  Egyptian forces kill 20 militants in Sinai operation: Army
Wed 2018-08-29
  Syrian Army foils ISIL breakout attempt in east Sweida
Tue 2018-08-28
  Idlib: Nusra arrest 20 ISIS turbans, Gov’t closes key crossing
Mon 2018-08-27
  Elite Army units moving to Idlib for major assault
Sun 2018-08-26
  John McCain dies at 81
Sat 2018-08-25
  Syrian Army launches powerful assault in northern Hama
Fri 2018-08-24
  Arab coalition thwarts Houthi boat bomb targeting commercial ships off Yemen
Thu 2018-08-23
  Syrian Army cuts all supply lines to ISIL’s last stronghold in southern Syria
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  ‘IS militants’ launch attacks in Chechnya; five killed
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