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Afghanistan
Three key members of Taliban group arrested in Kabul city
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] Three key members of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group have been locked away
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
during an operation in Kabul city as they were deployed to plan the future attacks of the group in the city.

The Afghan intelligence, National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS), in a statement said the suspects were arrested during an operation in the city.

The statement further added that the detained individuals have been identified as Zia ul Haq
son of Abdul Wasi, Akhtar Gul famous as Ulfat, and Abdullah son of Bahlol.

The suspects were deployed to Kabul city by Taliban Überstürmbannführer Qari Nasim and were mainly tasked to take photographs from the key parts of the city for the future attacks, NDS said.

The statement also added that the detained men have confessed to their crime and are currently in the custody of the intelligence operatives for further investigations.

The anti-government armed myrmidon groups have not commented regarding the report so far.

This comes as the anti-government armed myrmidon groups including the Taliban and ISIS loyalists are attempting to carry out attacks in the main cities of the country.

Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [83 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Rocket attack foiled on Kabul city days after similar attack rocked the airport
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Afghan cops thwarted the faceless myrmidons plan to carry out an attack on Kabul city days after a similar attack rocked the international airport in the city.

Officials in the Criminal Investigation Department in the Ministry of Interior said the faceless myrmidons were looking to fire several rockets on the city but the security forces managed to thwart their plan with on time reaction and surveillance.

The officials further added that the faceless myrmidons had prepared eight BM-1 Russian made rockets for the attack in Khak Jabar district, not far from the city, to hit the city on the occasion of Ashura Day.

The rockets, eight in total, were discovered from Chakari village, during an operation of the security forces late on Monday night.

Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [79 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban suffer heavy casualties in Kunduz and Faryab operations
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
bully boyz suffered heavy casualties during the Arclight airstrikes and ground operations involving artillery strikes in northern Kunduz and Faryab provinces of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan National Army in the North said Monday that the operations were conducted in various parts of the two provinces in the past 24 hours.

The Shaheen Corps officials said at least 31 murderous Moslems were killed and 16 others were maimed after Arclight airstrikes and artillery raids pounded the Taliban positions in Imam Sahib district.

The officials further added that the operations were conducted in Pul-e-Pak, Nasiryan, and Joi Begum villages of the district.

In the meantime, the Shaheen Corps officials said at least 17 murderous Moslems were killed and 13 others were maimed during the operations in Qaisar district of Faryab province.

The murderous Moslems were targeted in Chechakato, Gandab, and Kanjak areas of Qaisar, the officials added.

The Afghan cops also confiscated 7 Humvee armored personnel carriers from the custody of the murderous Moslems and landmine was discovered and seized as well during the operations.

Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Al Shabaab Claims Killing Soldiers In Attack On Army Checkpoint
[RADIOSHABELLE] Al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
has claimed to kill at least 2 Somali government soldiers in a fresh attack on an army checkpoint near the southern town of Afgoye, about 30Km northwest of Mogadishu.

In a statement posted on its affiliated websites, the Lions of Islam said they launched an ambush against Somali troops manning a checkpoint on the outskirts of Afgoye.

The attack has sparked hours-long shootout ensued between the Lions of Islam and Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers, which claimed the lives of several people, including civilians.

Al-Shabaab said it seized a cycle of violence and a large amount of cash during the attack.

Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [65 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


AMISOM Convoy Targeted In IED Blast In Mogadishu
[RADIOSHABELLE] A roadside kaboom has destroyed a military convoy carrying African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
forces in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, witnesses said.

One armoured personnel carrier was reported to have been damaged after running over a remote-controlled landmine bomb at SOS area in Heliwa district, north of Mogadishu.

The casualties on the AU soldiers as result of the attack remain sketchy, but, witnesses said the AMISOM forces have sealed off the scene and halted public movement for a while.

Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [63 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Al Shabaab Militants Raid Somali, AU Troops Near Baidoa City
[RADIOSHABELLE] Al-Shabaab
... the personification of Somali state failure...
fighters have attacked Southwest state forces and African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
troops at military bases near Baidoa city, the regional capital of Baay province.

The attack happened at Goof Gaduud area after heavily armed forces of Evil tried to storm the army barracks of the allied forces, according to an official with Southwest administration.

The official who spoke on condition of anonymity told Radio Shabelle that regional army and Æthiopian troops, serving with AMISOM managed to repulse the attack during the shootout.

There was no immediate confirmation of the casualties on both sides, and as well as the civilians in Goof Gaduud, a small town located about 35Km north of Baidoa.
Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [75 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Egyptian police kill three Hasm militants in Greater Cairo suburb: Ministry
[AlAhram] Egyptian police said they have killed three members of the Hasm bully boy group in a shootout in a Greater Cairo suburb, a statement by the interior ministry said on Monday.

The ministry says the two suspects, identified as Mohammed Abdel Karim Marei and Mahmoud Barakat, as well as another unnamed member, shot at police on Sunday evening as police attempted to apprehend them in 15th of May, a suburb in Eastern Helwan.

The three men were wanted in a terrorism-related operation known as the "Hasm Movement Action," which was under investigation by Homeland Security.

According to the statement, the three suspected turbans were planning to carry out an attack in the near future.

Hasm has grabbed credit for a number of attacks against Egyptian security personnel in recent months, mostly targeting police checkpoints.

Egyptian security forces have placed in durance vile
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
and killed dozens of suspected Hasm members in the past few months.

Egyptian officials have said that that the group is linked to the banned Moslem Brüderbund group.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [96 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Libya’s Sharara oilfield still shut due to action by armed brigade
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Libya’s giant Sharara oilfield remained closed on Tuesday morning, two days after an armed brigade shut it down over salary claims and other demands, an engineer at the field said.

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Monday it was working for a swift reopening of the field, which had been pumping more than 230,000 barrels per day (bpd) before it closed late on Sunday.

Chairman Mustafa Sanalla has said the NOC was trying to end the shutdown through a senior intermediary and had also launched legal action against the gang, which identified itself as Brigade 30.

The group published a statement saying it had shut the field to demand wages, the release of brigade members who were tossed into the calaboose, and fuel supplies, among other claims.

Oil facilities in Libya are generally controlled by local gangs, some of which have semi-official status as guards.

Sanalla said he did not know whether Brigade 30 were entitled to state salary payments as security employees, but made an appeal against the use of blockades, saying the NOC could not be blackmailed into paying out money.

Sharara, which has suffered from repeated shutdowns this year, had been producing 234,000 bpd before it closed. Sanalla said on Monday that output could rapidly recover if the field was quickly reopened, bringing national production back to around one million bpd.

A recent recovery in Libyan production had fueled speculation an OPEC-led drive to boost oil prices by cutting output might be losing traction. Libya has been exempt from the production cuts.

Libya’s NOC operates Sharara in partnership with oil companies Repsol, Total, OMV and Statoil.

Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [77 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Africa Subsaharan
4 soldiers feared dead in Boko Haram ambush in Borno village
[VANGUARDNGR] No fewer than four soldiers of Operation Lafiya Dole were feared dead, yesterday, with another senior officer and a driver, escaping unhurt when some Boko Haram insurgents ambushed the operational vehicle conveying food for troops along Mafa-Sasawa Military Base in Borno State.

Mafa is about 45 kilometre from Maiduguri, which has witnessed series of killings, bombings and destruction by insurgents in recent past.

A reliable source told Vanguard in Maiduguri that some elements of Boko Haram sect, on Saturday, laid ambush on the troops’ vehicle that routinely convey three square meals to military bases in Mafa Local Government Area around Sassawa village.

According to the source,“there was a heavy blow on troops in Mafa, weekend, as we witnessed deadly ambush by terrorists, which led to the killing of four soldiers. “The remains of one of the deceased soldiers has been buried today in Maiduguri, while others are still in mortuary.”
Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [76 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arrested Boko Haram Terrorist Had Planned To Strike In Ondo State
[SAHARAREPORTERS] Mohammad Bashir, a member of the Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
terrorist group who was nabbed in Ondo State on Saturday, revealed on Tuesday that he had planned to launch an attack in Ondo State before his arrest.

The suspect was locked away
Book 'im, Mahmoud!
by the Ondo State Police Command’s Anti-Crime Patrol Squad on Isua Road in AKoko South Local Government Area. While in police custody, Mr. Bashir confessed to being a member of Boko Haram.

Speaking with journalists at the Ondo State Police Command headquarters in Akure, Mr. Bashir provided details of the terrorist group’s operations. He revealed that certain wealthy northerners, particularly from Maiduguri and Nasarawa State, supplied Boko Haram with weapons.

The forty-year-old terrorist explained that he used to be a Fulani herdsman before he was forcefully conscripted into the terrorist sect in Nasarawa State in 2016.

After joining the group, Mr. Bashir killed two people, including a child. Both victims were killed in Nasarawa State.

"I only killed two people. The first person was a little child who I murdered inside the bush while the second one was an adult I killed by the roadside," Mr. Bashir said in the Hausa language.

According to him, there are many other turbans hiding from the military in local communities in the South-West.

"I ran into Ondo State from Nasarawa after the military launched a manhunt for us (Boko Haram) in the North. When I arrived in the state, I went straight to see my younger brother and decided to walk on the streets of the community.

"I had planned to strike but first wanted to eat by the roadside when I was arrested by the police patrol team and moved down to their station," he said

Mr. Bashir said there are other fleeing Boko Haram members hiding in various communities of Ondo State.
Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [74 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
Yemeni forces capture Houthi positions in Mokha
Jeddah – Yemeni popular resistance, backed by the fourth military region and Arab coalition, controlled Hamli area, one of insurgents’ most important military sites near Makha on the western coast.

The popular resistance succeeded in liberating the area following heavy clashes with Houthi and Saleh militias.

Meanwhile, Yemeni army advanced on several major axes in Tuhama region including Baqem which brought the army closer to Dahyan directorate, major city towards Saada, the hometown of Houthis’ leader.

Hodeidah Undersecretary Walid al-Qadimi stated that over the past few hours, military forces loyal to the legitimacy, army, and popular resistance, succeeded in controlling and advancing towards several areas, most importantly al-Hamli.

Hamli is one of insurgents’ most important barrack where they hide different weapons and missiles and use the area to launch their attacks against the army.

The undersecretary explained that Hamli area used to be a residential area, but insurgents turned it into a military area.

Qadimi confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat that the army and popular resistance are advancing on major fronts especially Midi and Haradh. He added that the coalition air force targeted insurgents major sites in those areas.

He stated that during the army’s military operations, several insurgents were captured and will be put under investigation for further military details. Such information benefits the army in locating sites and weapons’ hidden by the insurgents all over Tuhama.

The undersecretary pointed out that the coalition forces are backing the army and popular resistance to restore legitimacy in the country. He reiterated that the efforts of coalition forces are very important and pivotal in restoring stability.

Qadimi said that insurgents had established new checkpoints especially on Nahm and Bani Hashish frontlines. He claimed that the checkpoints were to prevent their fighters from escaping the battlefield as the national army and resistance advance.

He added that those apprehended are either sent back to their stations or deported to other areas where he is sent to jail and later killed for treason.
Posted by: badanov || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Arab coalition strike kills Houthi commanders in Yemen’s Harad
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] An Arclight airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
killed five high-profile 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 ...
militia commanders in Jabal al-Nar, east of Harad, northwest of Yemen.

According to Yemeni military sources, they were killed on Sunday evening.

One of the prominent men killed is Haidar Radman, the commander of the "Jizan axis" as Houthi militias describe it. He is a prominent Houthi chief and a student of the Houthis’ late founder Hussein al-Houthi and a former bodyguard. He’s participated in all six wars which the Houthis fought and in border confrontations with the Saudi kingdom.

Among those killed are Abu Hassan al-Ahwas, the commander of the rapid intervention group in Harad, and Abu Mohammed al-Hakem, the customs supervisor at the Harad front.

The Houthis have lost some field commanders in the past few days. Those killed include Ammar Abu Kharfasha, a high-ranking central security figure in Hajjah, Mohammed Ali Hassan Hajj, a recruiter, Najib Salah, a religious reference and dozens others. They were all killed in the Midi and Harad fronts.
Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [67 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Europe
Paris: Police mystified after bomb found in plush neighbourhood
[TheLocal.fr] The Gay Paree prosecutor has opened an anti-terror investigation after the discovery of a homemade bomb at a building in a plush part of Gay Paree.

Police discovered two cylinders of gas in the hall of a building in the city's posh 16th arrondissement on the western edge of the capital and two others on the pavement.

They also found a mobile phone linked to the cylinders, which appeared to be "a device to ignite" the explosive, the sources said.

A resident alerted police after finding two of the gas cylinders around 4:30 am (0230 GMT) on Saturday in his building in the Porte d'Auteuil neighbourhood, a source close to the probe said.

Police then found the other two cylinders outside the building, believed to be on the quiet Rue Chanez, which runs parallel to Boulevard Exelmans and is a short walk from the Parc des Princes, where Gay Paree football team PSG play their home matches.

Reports said the improvised device had been soaked in petrol and was "operational".

According to another AFP source, five suspects were being held in jug Monday night. According to Le Point magazine the main suspect has links to the radical Islamist movement and was known to intelligence services.

It remains a mystery why the bomb was left outside the building on what is a quiet street in one of the French capital's plushest neighbourhoods.

According to French media, police have said there was no one living in the apartment block who might be considered a target for jihadists.

But one theory put forward by Le Figaro newspaper is that the bomb makers may have wanted to target an association that battles radical Islam but got the wrong address. This has not been confirmed by any official figure.

La Belle France's Interior Minister Gerard Collomb suggested the motivation may simply have been to create fear.

"Blowing up a building in a chic neighbourhood shows that no one is safe... it shows that it could happen anywhere in La Belle France," the minister told La Belle France Inter.
Terrorists gotta terrorize? It's certainly a theory. Breitbart adds:
Islamists previously undertook a large-scale apartment bombing campaign in Europe in 1999, according to the official version of events.

Whole buildings were levelled to the ground in the Russian cities of Buynaksk, Moscow, and Volgodonsk as a series of massive explosions ripped through residential blocks, leaving 293 were killed and over a thousand injured.

Chief suspect Achemez Gochiyayev remains unaccounted for.
Posted by: trailing wife || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [289 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  HEY!! WE'RE paying you off what's up with that??

And the "we are elite" get a scare?

This is the type of thing that could really light a short fuse.
Posted by: AlanC || 10/04/2017 7:53 Comments || Top||

#2  Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/04/2017 9:04 Comments || Top||

#3  Paree, where the towers are sexy,
But not tall enough to let Jacques see
The Osmanization
That's razing his nation...
Oui, gun by gun, taxi by taxi!
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 10/04/2017 10:28 Comments || Top||

#4  Did a bike just go boom in Paris?
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 10/04/2017 16:46 Comments || Top||

#5  "You can't bomb us! We're rich!"
Posted by: swksvolFF || 10/04/2017 18:12 Comments || Top||

#6  Bike thing seems to have happened this AM; reads more like fire than boom.
Posted by: Phuth Slase9811 || 10/04/2017 18:42 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
1 soldier, 3 suspected militants killed in Indian Kashmir base camp attack
[DAWN] Suspected Death Eaters stormed a paramilitary base in Indian-administered Kashmire early Tuesday, police said, leaving one soldier and three attackers dead.

Three paramilitary troopers and a police officer were also injured as the trio of attackers hurled grenades and fired automatic weapons at the Border Security Force (BSF) base next to Srinagar airport before dawn, director general of police S. P. Vaid said.

"All the three Death Eaters have been killed. An assistant sub-inspector of BSF also died in the initial assault," Vaid told AFP.

Flight operations resumed at the high-security airport after being suspended briefly, with at least one in-bound flight from New Delhi cancelled, authorities said.

The base in which the shootout took place shares a common compound wall with the airport.

The camp houses a battalion of India's Border Security Force and only barbed wire separates it from the Srinagar airport, which is controlled and run by the Indian Air Force.

Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [84 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies


Iraq
Iraqi militia smoke 11 ISIS Bad Guys in Anbar


Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi paramilitary troops said Tuesday they killed eleven Islamic State members near the Iraqi borders with Syria as military operations prepare to retake the last group holdouts there.

The Popular Mobilization Forces’ media service said troops repelled an attack by the group at al-Hamadaniya Triangle, which links the city of Ramadi to Syria’s Hassaka.

The attackers were trying to make use of a sandstorm that hit the area, according to the statement. It said eleven militants, including five suicide bombers, were killed.
Posted by: badanov || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [100 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin


Iraqi militiaman dies in bombing attack at Arab Jabbour

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) Three Iraqi tribal fighters were killed and wounded in a bomb blast which hit southern Baghdad,a security source was quoted saying.

A security source told Alghad Press that one member of the Tribal Mobilization was killed and two others were wounded when a roadside bomb exploded at Arab Jabbour as their patrol was passing by.

A monthly count by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI), which excludes security members deaths, said 196 civilians were killed, while 381 others were wounded due to violence and armed conflicts during the month of September. The fatalities included 10 foreign nationals. Baghdad was the most affected province with 37 deaths and 157 injuries.
Posted by: badanov || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [80 views] Top|| File under:


Daesh defense line collapses in Hawijah as Iraqi forces liberate more villages
[Iran Press TV] A high-ranking commander of the Iraqi pro-government Popular Mobilization Units says the defense lines of ISIS Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
murderous Moslems have collapsed in the northern town of Hawijah as army troops and their allied fighters have adanaced dozens of kilometers, seizing nearly three dozen villages from the terrorists.

Jabbar al-Mamouri told Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network on Tuesday that ISIS murderous Moslems can no longer put up stiff resistance in the face of advancing Iraqi soldiers and fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, better known by the Arabic name Hashd al-Sha’abi, as the terror group’s snipers stationed on rooftops and at vital intersections in the heart of Hawijah, located 45 kilometers west of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
have fled to save their lives.

Meanwhile,
...back at the saw mill, Scarface Al had tied Little Nell to the log and was about to turn on the buzz saw...
Secretary General of Iraq's Badr Organization Hadi al-Ameri said Iraqi army forces and Hashd al-Sha’abi fighters have retaken nearly 100 villages and hamlets ever since the operation to liberate Hawijah was launched late last month.

Ameri, in a blurb issued on Tuesday, announced that al-Rashad area and Heynas air base have been completely purged of ISIS Takfiris.

The commander of the Hawijah liberation operation, Lieutenant General Abdul AmirYarallah, also said members of the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS), army units and Hashd al-Sha’abi brigades have freed 35 villages during the second part of the second phase of Hawijah liberation operation.

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on September 29 announced the start of the second phase of an offensive to liberate Hawijah from the grip of ISIS Takfiris.

"We announce the start of the second phase of the liberation of Hawijah and all the surrounding areas to the west of Kirkuk, and as promised the sons of our country are continuing to liberate every inch of the land of Iraq and crush the gangs of the ISIS terrorist group," said Abadi in a statement.

The first phase of the operation to liberate Hawijah was launched on September 21.

Iraqi forces capture 2 more villages in Hawija

Hawija (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi paramilitary forces took over two more villages on Tuesday as operations continue to clear Islamic State havens in Kirkuk’s Hawija, their media reported.

The Popular Mobilization Forces’ media service said the troops recaptured two more villages in northeast Hawija, leaving deaths among the militants.

On Monday, the Joint Operations Command said government and PMF forces recaptured up to 45 villages during a second phase of operations launched last Friday to retake Hawija, a town southwest of Kirkuk which the militants have held since 2014.
Posted by: Fred || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Combat Summary
The Syrian Army units achieved a new advance in the operations against ISIL terrorists in the southeastern countryside, killing one of their prominent leaders at the eastern bank of the Euphrates River.

SANA reporter said that army units established control over new positions on the road of Deir Ezzor- al-Mayadeen after carrying out intensive operations against dens and gatherings of ISIL terrorists.

On the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, army units engaged in violent clashes with ISIL over the past few hours at the axis of Khsham-Hatlet Fouqani, according to the reporter.

Scores of terrorists were killed in the clashes including one of their prominent leaders nicknamed “Abu Osama” of Tunisian nationality.

The Syrian Air Force backed the infantry troops through carrying out intensive airstrikes and destroying ISIL positions in the villages and towns of al-Jnainieh, al-Hussainyieh, Hatla, Muhassan, Sa’alou, al-Taiba, al-Boulail and al-Salhiyia.

The airstrikes expanded to target positions of ISIL terrorists in neighborhoods of Knamat, al-Hamidyieh, al-Ardi, Khasarat and al-Sheikh Yaseen as a number of terrorists were killed and many of their vehicles and fortifications were destroyed.

Source: SANA
Posted by: badanov || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [84 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syrian regulars capture village in Hama
Hama (Syria News) local sources informed, on Tuesday, that Syrian army forces and allied militias, managed to recapture a village in the district of Uqayribat, in the eastern countryside of Hama, Qasioun News reported.

The sources revealed that the Syrian army forces, backed by Qalamon Shield militias recaptured Oksh Village in the district of Uqayribat, in the eastern countryside of Hama, after violent battles with the Islamic State militants.

The clashes were accompanied by mutual artillery and missiles shelling, leaving several casualties among the ranks of the terrorist group.

Meanwhile, Russian warplanes carried out air strikes on the Islamic State-held areas in the district, but no casualties were recorded.

It is noteworthy that the Islamic State group lost large areas of land in the district, after the assault conducted by the army forces in July 30, and resulted in imposing a siege over the district in August 16.
Posted by: badanov || 10/04/2017 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [85 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Terror Networks
The Beatings Will Continue: Iraqi Edition


3rd Mass grave found in Hawija

Hawija (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi paramilitary troops ran on Tuesday into another mass grave of security members executed by the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Kirkuk.

Popular Mobilization Forces’ media service said the forces discovered a third mass grave of executed security members in Abu Sakhra village in Abbassi, southwest of the group’s stronghold town of Hawija, southwest of Kirkuk.

“Mobilization forces are waiting for specialized teams to examine the martyr’s relics and identify them,” said the media outlet.

The PMFs had found two other mass graves of security victims on Monday in Abu Sakhra and al-Therban villages.

Iraqi government and PMF forces have discovered dozens of mass graves of security members and civilians executed by the Islamic State as they gradually regained control of areas occupied by the militants in 2014.

On Monday, the Joint Operations Command said government and PMF forces recaptured up to 45 villages during a second phase of operations launched last Friday to retake Hawija, a town southwest of Kirkuk which the militants have held since 2014.

ISIS decries treason in Hawija

Hawija (IraqiNews.com) Islamic State members are accusing people at their Kirkuk stronghold town of Hawija of treason as security and paramilitary forces come closer to retaking the region.

A local source told Alsumaria News that some Arab leaders within the militant group delivered sermons through Hawija mosques accusing the local population of “treason”, “dishonoring a pledge of allegiance” and collaborating with the Iraqi army and the allied Popular Mobilization Forces.

The source said that was the first time the group makes such an accusation against locals in the southwestern Kirkuk bastion.

Also in Kirkuk, Jabbar al-Maamouri, a senior PMF leader, told Alsumaria News that Islamic State’s internal defense lines have begun to collapse after many militants had fled their deployments at rooftops and vital intersections in the town.
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