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Afghanistan
Newspaper: Islamic State chief Baghdadi moved to Afghanistan via Iran
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ A Saudi-owned newspaper has claimed that 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....
chief His Supreme Immensity, Caliph of the Faithful and Galactic Overlord, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
...the head of ISIS, or what remains of it, and a veteran of the Abu Graib jailhouse. Looks like a new messiah to bajillions of Moslems, like just another dead-eyed mass murder to the rest of us. So far he has been killed at least four times, though not yet by a stake through the heart...
has moved to Afghanistan via Iranian territories.

Quoting Pak security and other hard boy group sources, Asharq al-Awsat newspaper reported that Baghdadi arrived in 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..
Province in eastern Afghanistan after crossing Iranian territories via the eastern city of Zahedan.

According to the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity, IS manages a location to host its fighters in Zahedan in cooperation with the Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

Al-Baghdadi has been reported killed or maimed on a number of occasions.

Last month, Baghdadi was reported to be "clinically dead" after an Iraqi Arclight airstrike targeted him during a meeting with a host of IS leaders in Syria in June.

No reports about al-Baghdadi have been heard since September 2017, when he urged supporters to wage attacks against the West and keep fighting in Syria and neighboring Iraq.

Baghdadi emerged as leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq, one of the groups that later became Islamic State, in 2010. In October 2011, the US officially designated al-Baghdadi as a terrorist. It has offered a reward of up to $25m (£19.6m) for information leading to his capture or death.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/24/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [43 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Afghan forces thwart deadly bomb explosion in capital Kabul
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Afghan cops have thwarted a deadly bomb kaboom in capital by seizing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted on a roadside.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the security forces discovered and defused an Improvised Explosive Device planted on a roadside in Dehsabz district.

The statement further added that the bomb was discovered and defused at around 7:30am local time today.

The anti-government armed Death Eater groups including Talibs have not commented regarding the report so far.

Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and other gunnies often use IED as the weapon of their choice to target the security forces and government but in majority of such attacks ordinary civilians are targeted, besides such attacks often claims the lives of the gunnies as well.

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in its latest report stated that 1,692 non-combatants were killed in the first six months of 2018.

According to UNAMA, the use of improvised bombs (IEDs) in attacks by Anti-Government Elements remained the leading cause of civilian casualties.

"The combined use of suicide and non-suicide IEDs caused nearly half of all civilian casualties. Continuing trends first documented last year by UNAMA, the majority of IED casualties were caused by suicide and complex attacks, which again were responsible for record high civilian casualties, resulting in 1,413 civilian casualties (427 deaths and 986 injured), a 22 per cent increase," UNAMA said.

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Africa Horn
Puntland Says Its Army Killed Al Shabaab Militants During Operation
[RADIOSHABELLE] Puntland
...a region in northeastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province. Its leaders declared the territory an autonomous state in 1998. Puntland and the equally autonomous Somaliland seem to have avoided the clan rivalries and warlordism that have typified the rest of Somalia, which puts both places high on the list for Islamic subversion...
state of Somalia said its forces have killed 12 al-Shabaab
... Somalia's version of the Taliban, functioning as an arm of al-Qaeda...
fighters and several others were maimed in security operation in Galgala mountains of Puntland state.

Galgala is a chain of mountains in Puntland in northern Somalia where al-Shabaab and pockets of 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....
fighters have been battling regional forces for several years.

In a statement, Puntland Security Forces said Puntland commandos conducted operations in several villages in the outskirts of Bossaso town.

The operations took place in Madarshoon, Karin Haragod, Maridle, Dindigle and Harweyn villages of al-Madow ranges which lies 53 km southwest of Bosaso town.

The elite forces of Puntland Security Forces (PSF) launched coordinated operations against al-Shabaab on the 23rd of September 2018," the statement reads. "The forces killed 12 al-Shabaab fighters and maimed a number of fighters.

The statement said the forces took control of al-Shabaab bases in areas.

In a separate operation in Bossaso and Galkayo towns, Puntland forces detained several al-Shabaab and ISIS suspects.

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Africa North
Egyptian court sentences Muslim Brotherhood leader, 65 others, to life in prison
[PRESSTV] An Egyptian criminal court has sentenced the Supreme Guide of the now-outlawed Moslem Brüderbund and 65 others members of the movement to life in prison over charges of incitement to murder and violence during demonstrations five years ago.

On Sunday, 75-year-old Badie was convicted to life in prison over allegedly inciting members of the banned movement to attack Maghagha cop shoppe in the southern Egyptian province of Minya and killing a police officer in August 2013.

The attack came shortly after Egyptian security forces launched violent attacks on protest camps at Rabaa al-Adawiya Square in the capital, Cairo, and Nahda Square in Giza, the third largest city in Egypt.

Human Rights Watch said at the time more than 815 people had been killed only at Rabaa Square, whereas the Egyptian Health Ministry put the corpse count at 638. The rights organization later said that the massacre had been one of the world’s largest in a single day in recent history.

An absolute majority of those killed were followers of Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s first democratically-elected president, who was ousted on July 3 the same year in a military coup led by then head of the armed forces and current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

According to defense lawyer Abdel Moneim Abdel Maqsood, around 700 people were tried again in this case. He said that 65 other members of the Brotherhood had also been sentenced to life in prison on Sunday, adding that 288 were acquitted, six have died since the first trial and the rest were sentenced to between three and 15 years in prison.
The process is the punishment. Al Ahram adds:
The sentence is the latest among a series of trials and re-trials against the Supreme Guide of Egypt's Moslem Brüderbund Mohammed Badie and other big shots of the Islamist group that ruled Egypt before Islamist president Mohammed Morsi was ousted following massive protests.

The court had previously sentenced Badie to death 2014 in this case, but an appeals hearing had overturned the verdict and ordered a retrial.

Another 81 defendants were sentenced to between 10-15 years in prison and dozens of others were handed shorter jail terms. The court acquitted 288 other defendants in the same case.

Last month, Badie and other senior Brotherhood leaders were sentenced to life in prison over similar charges in a separate case.

In July, a court referred the cases of Badie and other Brotherhood leaders in a separate case to Egypt’s top Moslem religious authority, the Mufti, for his opinion on whether they should be sentenced to death.
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India-Pakistan
Terrorist bid foiled in Bajaur; two killed
[DAWN] Security forces on Saturday claimed to have foiled a terrorism bid in Bajaur tribal district by killing two terrorists, including one would-be jacket wallah, during an intelligence-based operation in Mamond tehsil.

Security sources said that both terrorists, including a deputy operational ’commander’ of the banned Tehrik-e-Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
Bajaur chapter, were killed during a special operation conducted in the hilly Gat Agra area

The sources stated that the operation was conducted following the information that the gunnies were attempting to carry out terrorism activities in the region. Soon after receiving the information, a contingent of security forces was dispatched to the area which killed the gunnies before they carried out their activities.

They claimed that the dear departed deputy operational commander of the TTP Bajaur, who was wearing a suicide jacket, was among the most wanted holy warriors in the district. He said the krazed killer commander had been involved in many terrorist activities in the region, including kabooms.

The sources pointed out that the dead krazed killer commander was also involved in collection of extortion from locals on behalf of the TTP Bajaur.

A number of materials, including three 9 mm pistols, 30 rounds of 9 mm pistol, one torch and one mobile set, were recovered from the bodies of terrorists.

The sources didn’t name the killed terrorists, but claimed that they were on terrorism mission, saying they could have caused huge destruction in the area if the action was not taken immediately.

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3 tribesmen killed, 2 injured by unknown attackers in Balochistan
[DAWN] Three men were killed and two injured after unidentified gunnies attacked the camp of a pro-government tribal militia in the Dasht Goran area of 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 Dera Bugti district on Sunday, Levies sources told DawnNewsTV.

The attack was carried out at 3am, after which the assailants expeditiously departed at a goodly pace, security forces said.

The dead were identified as Tahir Shambani, Ghulam Sharif Shambani and Pir Bakhsh Shambani, while Rezakh Shambani and Hafizullah Shambani were maimed. The victims belong to the Shambani tribe.

The attack was strongly condemned by former home minister Sarfaraz Bugti, who demanded that the culprits be caught at the earliest. A search operation has been launched to find the miscreants.

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Iraq
Three people wounded as bomb blast targets bus in Baghdad
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Three people were seriously maimed Sunday as a kaboom targeted a bus in eastern Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying.

"An explosive charge hidden inside a passenger bus went off at al-Qahira district in eastern Baghdad, leaving three people maimed," the source told Iraqi website Baghdad Today.

"A security force sealed off the blast site and carried the injured to hospital for treatment," added the source.

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Iraqi court sentences four Islamic State militants to life in jail
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) ‐ An Iraqi criminal court has sentenced four holy warriors of 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....
to life in jail over joining the terrorist group, the Iraqi judiciary announced.

"The convicts were members of the so-called Islamic police of the terrorist ISIS (Islamic State) group," Shafaq News website quoted front man for the Supreme Judicial Council Abdul-Sattar al-Birqdar as saying on Sunday.

According to al-Birqdar, "the convicts admitted pledging allegiance to Islamic State and taking several training, Islamic and military courses."
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Diyala dead and otherise dudes: 5 ISIS escape attempts blocked, turban kaboomed by own bomb


Five attempts by Islamic State to approach Iraqi-Iranian borders repulsed

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) Five attempts by Islamic State members to approach the Iraqi-Iranian borders were foiled, a security source from Diyala said on Sunday.

Speaking to Baghdad Today website, the source said “security troops in Diyala managed to repel five attempts by Islamic State to approach the Iraqi-Iranian borders.”

The borders, according to the source, “are under high security measures from Diyala side.”

The borders between the two countries stretch for more than 200 kilometers from Diyala side. Huge amounts of landmines exist there.

Islamic State member killed while planting bomb, northeast of Diyala
It sounds like the cleverer among the ISIS tinkerers have got themselves killed off, leaving the dregs.
Diyala (IraqiNews.com) An Islamic State member was killed in an explosion as he was trying to plant a bomb, northeast of Diyala, a local source said on Sunday.

“An Islamic State member was killed while he was attempting to place a bomb on a road near Hamreen, northeast of Diyala,” the source told Mawazin News.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source said “Islamic State now depends on planting bombs over the night due to having to hide in the morning fearing confrontations with security.”

Last week, several Islamic State members were killed as a bomb went off inside a vehicle, while passing by al-Bu Tarmish region, northeast of Diyala.
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Mosul clearance continues: 5 turbans permanently unwound, turbans murder da mayor


Iraqi police kill five Islamic State militants in Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) – The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Sunday that its security forces killed five Islamic State militants, who were hiding inside two tunnels in Mosul city.

In a statement received by Shafaq News, spokesperson for the Security Media Center Brigadier General Yehia Rasool said that “federal police, backed by troops from the Joint Operations Command, managed to kill five IS members inside two tunnels in Wadi Zainia area in Mosul.”

“According to intelligence reports, this terrorist group was planning to target innocent civilians,” Rasool added.

Mayor killed in armed attack by Islamic State, south of Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) A mayor has been killed in an armed attack carried out by Islamic State members, south of Mosul, a police officer from Nineveh police said on Sunday.

Speaking to BasNews, Cap. Amir Wathiq said “armed militants of Islamic State broke into the house of Ismail abdul Wahed [mayor of al-Athba village] and killed him before running away toward unknown destination.”

Security troops “transferred the victim’s body to forensic medicine department and conducted investigations,” he added.

The attack is the second in less than three days, as the militant group targeted a mayor in Hatra on Friday and killed him along with his son and another civilian.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Hamas says indirect ceasefire talks with Israel halted, protests to escalate
[IsraelTimes] Gazoo official blames impasse on rival Paleostinian Authority; one killed as 1,000 Paleostinians gather along border for night time riot, clashing with IDF soldiers

Gazoo’s Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", rulers said on Sunday that their indirect negotiations to reach a long-term ceasefire agreement with Israel have halted and vowed to step up the violent protests along the border.

Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri
...a senior spokesman for Hamas. Zuhri gained notoriety in 2006 when he dropped his money belt containing somewhere between 640,000 and 900,000 euros, which was confiscated by Paleostinian security and customs officials at a routine border crossing from Egypt to Gaza. The news brought competing Hamas and Fatah forces to the crossing checkpoint for an epic face-making and hollering contest...
blamed the impasse on the West Bank-based Paleostinian Authority, which has voiced its strong opposition to the Egypt-brokered talks.

Abu Zuhri said that in response, the Gazoo-based terrorist group was escalating its protests in new locations along Gazoo’s borders with Israel.

In the wake of the announcement, more than a thousand Gazooks gathered at the border for a rare night-time protest, burning tires and clashing with IDF troops. The Hamas-run Gazoo Health Ministry said one person was killed and 11 injured by IDF fire.

The ministry said Imad Ishtawi, 21, was shot in the head.

The IDF said it had spotted a cell about to launch fire balloons into Israel and targeted them with fire from an aircraft. The air force usually fires warning shots at the balloon cells.

On Sunday, nine fires broke out in southern Israel as a result of the arson balloons. On Friday and Saturday, thirteen fires were reported in the areas adjacent to the Gazoo Strip. In response to each attack, IDF aircraft fired at cells of Gazooks as they launched the devices towards Israel.

The weekend also saw thousands of Gazooks demonstrate at the border. On Friday, one Paleostinian was reported killed by the Hamas ministry and at least 312 were maimed as some 10,000 Paleostinians protested on the Gazoo Strip border, with some throwing bombs, rocks, and burning tires, as soldiers responded with tear gas and occasional live fire.

One Israeli soldier was lightly injured by shrapnel from a pipe bomb thrown at troops, the army said, adding that it spotted a number of infiltration attempts.

Hamas had been indirectly negotiating with Israel through Egyptian and UN mediators to pacify the tense border in exchange for easing restrictions on Gazoo. But the efforts floundered as differences compounded between Hamas and its West Bank rival Fatah, who opposed the deal.

Hamas and Fatah, the party lead by PA President the ineffectual Mahmoud Abbas
... a graduate of the prestigious unaccredited Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow with a doctorate in Holocaust Denial...
, have been deeply divided for more than a decade. Hamas seized control of Gazoo from the Fatah-dominated Paleostinian Authority in 2007 and several attempts at intra-Paleostinian reconciliation since then have failed.

The PA government was pressuring Hamas to reach a reconciliation deal that would return Fatah rule to Gazoo, and earlier this year began to scale back electricity payments and other financial support in an effort to force Hamas to cede ground in Gazoo.

Abbas demanded that Hamas hand over complete control of Gazoo to the PA, and had warned against any ceasefire deal that did not include the Ramallah government.

Hamas has stepped up violence in recent months in an attempt to get concessions from Israel and the PA.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russia to supply Syria with S-300 anti-missile system
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday that Moscow will supply an S-300 anti-missile system to Syria within two weeks, following the downing of the Ilyushin IL-20 by the Syrian forces, who tried to repel an IAF attack.

The anti-aircraft unit will reportedly be equipped with Russian tracking and guidance systems, and is intended to "calm down some hotheads" whose actions "pose a threat to our troops," according to Shoigu.
To paraphrase Miles Vorkosigan, "Are you challenging our ingenuity, Ivan?"
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/24/2018 08:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [47 views] Top|| File under:

#1  That oughtta be good for a Sukhoi or two
Posted by: Frank G || 09/24/2018 8:39 Comments || Top||


This is the first meaningful attack on Iran by ISIS




Posted by: 3dc || 09/24/2018 00:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  I don't buy it.

"The four assailants were hiding at a park adjacent to the parade grounds, wearing military uniforms"

"Brigadier General Sharif noted that the regular army rather than the elite Revolutionary Guard had been in charge of organising the parade. The Guard has sought to increase its power over the country’s institutions."

Competing institutions, I think. Green on Green.

"two were killed while two escaped"
We'll know more when the examinations become public.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/24/2018 6:41 Comments || Top||

#2  Sorry, ref:
Gunmen kill 24 at high-profile military parade in brazen Iran attack
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/24/2018 6:46 Comments || Top||


Syrian army forces shoot down militants' combat drone in northern Latakia
[PRESSTV] Syrian government forces have intercepted and targeted an unmanned aerial vehicle as it flew in the skies over the western coastal province of Latakia, where Russia has an air base and from which its fighter jets conduct Arclight airstrikes against ISIS bandidos turbans and foreign-sponsored 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...
bandidos turbans in the conflict-plagued Arab country.

Informed sources, speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
, told Syria's pro-government and Arabic-language al-Masdar news agency that Syrian troops shot down the armed drone using a ZU-23-2 anti-aircraft auto-cannon.

The sources added that members of the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham
...formerly al-Nusra, the current false nose and mustache of al-Qaeda in the Levant, now something else...
, formerly known as al-Nusra
...formally Jabhat an-Nusrah li-Ahli al-Sham (Support Front for the People of the Levant), also known as al-Qaeda in the Levant. They aim to establish a pan-Arab caliphate. Not the same one as the Islamic State, though .. ...
Front, Takfiri terrorist group had launched the unmanned aerial vehicle from the neighboring Death Eater-held Idlib province.

The development came only two days after a Death Eater drone attack left eight Syrian soldiers injured in the northern part of Latakia province.

The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria said the assault was launched by a group of foreign-backed Death Eaters, based in the city of Jisr al-Shughur, against a group of Syrian troopers near the town of Qala'at Marza.

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#1  They've mistaken it for Ilyushin?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/24/2018 3:49 Comments || Top||


Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian group rejects Idlib agreement, vows to continue fight
[AlMasdar] (4:50 P.M.) ‐ A Syrian bully boy group linked to the al-Qaeda terror organization released an official statement rejecting the recently-concluded Idlib agreement between Russia and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
Guardians of Religion Organization (Tanzeen Hurras al-Din) is made up of former Nusra members who had defected their former group only to form a more krazed killer faction.

The ultraconservative group also vowed to carry on fight against the Syrian government and its allies until the end.

In the same context, the FSA-affiliated Ansar al-Deen, chaired by Abu Abdullah al-Shami, said it is not committed with the RussiaTurkey-brokered deal.

Both factions are mainly active in al-Ghab Plains, west Idlib and northern Latakia countryside.
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Aleppo: Kurds raid sleeper cells in Kobani, SDF ties up 50 turbans n Manbij


VIDEO: Kurdish militiamen raid sleeper cells affiliated with ISIS, Turkey in Syria’s Kobani

[AlMasdar] (4:15 P.M.) ‐ The Kurdish forces tossed in the slammer
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
members with ties to 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....
and the Ottoman Turkish secret services which were planning attacks across the Kurdish-held territories in north and northeastern Syria.

The crackdown was carried out in a joint operation launched by YPG forces and the Internal Security Forces (Asayish)
...literally “security” in Kurdish, the police force of the cantons within the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava)...
in the town of Sheikhlar, southwest of Kobani.

The statement released by the YPG Press Office said that on September 19, dozens of Ottoman Turkish backed mercenaries affiliated to the groups in the Ottoman Turkish controlled Euphrates Shield zone and ISIS members were captured alive.

The operation also allowed the Kurdish forces to seize large quantities of weapons including 2 B-7 anti-tank rocket-propelled grenade launchers and 10 warheads, 11 AK-47 rifles, 2 night vision glasses, 4 binoculars, 14 cell phones, 4 radio devices and 9 pistols.

SDF captures 50 persons in Manbij for working with ISIS and regime

Aleppo (Syria News) The Syrian Democratic Forces militia (SDF), on Saturday, jugged
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
50 persons, on different charges, including working 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....
group and communicating with the Euphrates Shield factions, in the villages of al-Qubba and al-Jaada, in the countryside of Manbij, east of Aleppo.

Enab Baladi News reported that the Syrian Democratic Forces imposed a curfew in the mentioned villages after the arrest campaigns.

It also added that the elders of the villages are trying to negotiate with the SDF to release the arrested persons, amid a growing tension among the residents due to the repeated arrest campaigns.
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VIDEO: Syrian Army shoots down armed drone in northern Latakia
[AlMasdar] (3:45 P.M.) ‐ An armed drone launched by jihadi groups in east Idlib was shot down by the Syrian Army in northern Latakia countryside.

The attack, the second this week, was carried out nearly one week after Russia and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire....
concluded an agreement about the jihadi-held Idlib province.

Using zu-23mm heavy machine gun, the Syrian forces managed to shoot down the drone and foil the attack.

A similar attack was launched on Friday, wounding 8 Syrian servicemen, according to the Russian Center for Reconciliation.

According to sources, the armed drones used in northern Latakia assault are the same which had repeatedly hit the Russian air base at Hmeimim.
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Deir Ezzor: SDF advances against Syrian regime forces east of Euphrates
Deir Ezzor (Syria News) The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced, on Sunday, advancing against 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....
, east of the Euphrates in the countryside of Deir Ezzor.

In a statement, SDF said that it managed to free and secure an area of 2 kilometers, while killed 11 members of the Islamic State group in the axes of al-Bagouz and al-Sosa.

Furthermore, the festivities, in the last two days, concentrated in the axes of al-Bagouz and al-Sosa, amid violent battles and ongoing confrontations against the ISIS fighters in al-Shagal axis.
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Who's in the News
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6Islamic State
4Govt of Iran
3Govt of Syria
3Govt of Pakistan
2Sublime Porte
1Govt of Iran Proxies
1Taliban
1Commies
1Hamas
1Moslem Colonists
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A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.

Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.

Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has dominated Mexico for six years.
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