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Good morning
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [112 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Is that your handwriting Fred or is it original? Kodaks Had the instant mass appeal of iPhones + iPads all rolled into one. Money was made, borders stretched, cities enriched, patents taken. O for where art thou Kodachrome? A lesson in what can happen.
Posted by: Shipman || 05/05/2016 6:25 Comments || Top||

#2  And you should see Rochester now. Kodak turned it into a jewel of a city........................................now? Not so much.
Posted by: AlanC || 05/05/2016 8:39 Comments || Top||

#3  Drawbacks of being a company town. Not as bad as Detroit, but like so many western ghost towns, when your reason to exist no longer is around, so too is the glory.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/05/2016 9:22 Comments || Top||

#4  I was working at Kodak as a consultant in '96-'98 and saw the death throes up close.

That was when the digital camera came into its own and their main revenue stream, film, died almost over night.

There was much hope for the medical imaging market for some reason but why I'll never know.
Posted by: AlanC || 05/05/2016 11:50 Comments || Top||

#5  And the real irony is that Kodak invented the digital camera.
Posted by: Shipman || 05/05/2016 12:43 Comments || Top||

#6  Such irony is what you get with capitalistic greed instead of government-sponsored central planning.
Posted by: Bobby || 05/05/2016 13:32 Comments || Top||

#7  Not my hen scratching.

Eastman replaced the stiff poses of the 19th century with the pretty smiles of the Kodak girls. He deserves a monument for that, if not for Kodachrome.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 19:25 Comments || Top||

5 militants killed, 11 wounded during a clash with Afghan army in Wardak
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 5 turbans were killed and 11 others were killed during a clash with the Afghan National Army (ANA) forces in the central Maidan Wardak province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the shootout between the turbans and Afghan forces erupted during a clearance operation in Chak district.

A statement by MoD said the operations were conducted as part of Badr Operation of 203rd Corps of Afghan National Army.

At least 4 cycle of violences used by the anti-government armed turbans were also destroyed during the operation, MoD added.

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

...back at the barn, a little lightbulb figuratively appeared over Bossy's head...
MoD said a Taliban myrmidon who was maimed during an Arclight airstrike b coalition forces in Hesarak district of 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 was tossed in the slammer
Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up!
by the Afghan army.

MoD also added that a child was injured after a mortar round fired by turbans landed on a residential house in Geyan district of Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
The Afghan armed forces also discovered 8 Improvised Explosive Device (IED) during separate operations conducted in Khost, Paktika, Pashtun-infested Logar and Maidan Wardak provinces, MOD said.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [33 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Haqqani network attacks foiled in Kabul city, 3 suspects arrested by NDS
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Afghan intelligence operatives foiled attack plots by the notorious Haqqani terrorist network in Kabul
...the capital of Afghanistan. Home to continuous fighting from 1992 to 1996 between the forces of would-be strongman and Pak ISI/Jamaat-e-Islami sock puppet Gulbuddin Hekmayar and the Northern Alliance, a period which won Hek the title Most Evil Man in the World and didn't do much for the reputations of the Northern Alliance guys either....
city, the National Directorate of Security
...the Afghan national intel agency...
(NDS) said.

According to a statement by NDS, a group of 3 suspects were jugged
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
in connection to the attack plots.

The statement further added that the suspects were involved in plotting and coordinating the attacks in crowded parts of the city.

No further details were given regarding the exact location where the suspects were looking to carry out attacks but NDS said 8 Improvised Explosive Device, a pistol and 11 mobile phone sets were confiscated from the suspects.

NDS also did not provide further information regarding the location from where the suspects were arrested.

This comes as the Afghan intelligence operatives have foiled a terrorist attack plot by the Haqqani terrorist network on a hotel in capital Kabul last month.

The intelligence operatives foiled at least four large attack plots by Haqqani terrorist network in capital Kabul last month.

Haqqani network was formed in the late 1970s by Jalaluddin Haqqani
...founder and still titular head of the Haqqani Network. Jalaluddin is old and tough and very crafty, one of the few Pashtun warlords who was worth spit...
. The group is allied with al-Qaeda and the Afghan Taliban and cooperates with other terrorist organizations in the region.

The network is accused of staging numerous cross-border attacks from their base in North Wazoo, including the 19-hour siege at the US Embassy in Kabul in September 2011.

Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [37 views] Top|| File under: Haqqani Network

16 killed in two separate explosions in Badghis province of Afghanistan
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least 16 people were killed in two separate kabooms in northwestern Badghis province of Afghanistan, local officials said.

The first incident took place on Wednesday morning in Bala Murghab district after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) targeted a group of youths as they were on their way to an opium field for labor work.

The second incident took place hours after the first blast and targeted another group of youths in Qads district, leaving at least 11 people dead.

According to the local officials, the young men were going to lance the opium when they were targeted by IEDs planted by anti-government armed bad boy groups.

No group including the Taliban forces of Evil has so far grabbed credit behind the two kabooms.

Talibs and forces of Evil belonging to the other bad boy groups are frequently using Improvised Explosive Device (IED) as the weapon of their choice to target the security force.

The IEDs are the main contributors to the casualties of the Afghan cops but are also considered as a key factor in growing civilian casualties.

At least 600 non-combatants were killed and 1,343 others were maimed in the first quarter of 2016, the United Nations
...an organization conceived in the belief that we're just one big happy world, with the sort of results you'd expect from such nonsense...
Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said in its latest report.

UNAMA further added that consistent with 2015 trends, ground engagements caused the highest number of total civilian casualties, followed by improvised bombs (IEDs), complex and suicide kabooms, as well as assassination'>assassination

According to UNAMA, actions by Anti-Government Elements caused at least 60 per cent of casualties while Pro-Government Forces caused at least 19 per cent

Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [32 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Africa Horn
Somali commandos raid ISIS base,12 fighters killed
The newly trained Somali commandos have raided an Islamic State (ISIS) base camp in Janaale town in Lower Shabelle region on Tuesday night, killing a number of militants, including a foreign fighter.

The special forces stormed an ISIS training camp in the town of Janaale, 110Km south west of Mogadishu, where they killed a number of militants in the ensuing firefight, according to a statement by SNA’s commando unit.

“The commandos have managed to kill 12 ISIL fighters, including a top foreign Jihadist and capture several others alive during the special operation in Janaale town,” read the statement, adding that an ISIL training camp was destroyed in the commando attack.

“A fight erupted between the two sides which led to the death of 12 Daesh members and the arrest of another group of them,” said SNA in the statement.

This is the second special commando operation against ISIS in Somalia in a week. ISIL has recently claimed it carried first IED attack on AMISOM forces’ convoy near Mogadishu.
Posted by: Steve White || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [51 views] Top|| File under:

Kenya: Police foil interns plan to use anthrax in terror attack
Security agencies last week foiled a planned biological attack using anthrax and arrested three suspects, police said Tuesday.

The Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinett said a medical intern at the Wote Hospital, Mr Mohammed Abdi Ali, was one of the suspects arrested after police foiled the planned attack on April 29. Two other suspects, said to be Mr Ali’s accomplices who have gone into hiding since he was arrested, have been identified as Mr Ahmed Hish and Mr Farah Dagane, both medical interns in Kitale and police have put a Sh2 million bounty on them.

“The suspects were planning a large scale attack akin to that of Westgate Mall with the intention of killing innocent Kenyans. His network also included medical experts with whom they planned to unleash a biological attack in Kenya using anthrax,” Mr Boinett said.
Umm, anthrax isn't so easy to obtain. Medical 'interns' can't just write an order for anthrax.
The statement by the police boss comes just two weeks after both the Interior Cabinet secretary Joseph Nkaissery and his Health counterpart Dr Cleopa Mailu visited the Kenya Medical Research Institute to survey the security measures put in place.

Police revealed that Mr Ali’s terror network within Kenya spread as far as the Coast region, North Rift, Western as well as other countries that include Somalia, Libya and Syria.

“He belongs to an East African terror group network that has links to the ISIL,” Mr Boinett said.

Detectives from the Anti-terrorism Police Unit also arrested Mr Ali’s wife, Ms Nuseiba Mohammed Haji, who is a student at the Kampala International University. She was arrested in Uganda while attempting to evade the authorities. Also arrested in Uganda is her accomplice, Ms Fatuma Mohammed Hanshi.

The main suspect, Mr Ali, studied at the Kampala International University in Uganda prior to his return to Kenya. His terror network, police said, has been engaged in the active radicalisation and recruitment of university students and other Kenyan youth into terror networks.

“The same network has been facilitating Kenyan youth to secretly leave the country to join terror groups in Libya and Syria,” Mr Boinett said.

He was presented in court where custodial orders for an additional 30 days of investigations were granted. Police say Ali’s arrest and those of is accomplices is a major breakthrough in the fight against terrorism in Kenya.
Not one detail on where the anthrax was, how they planned to obtain it, and why Kenya has any supply of anthrax in the first place. Something isn't right with this story.
Posted by: Steve White || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [43 views] Top|| File under:

Africa Subsaharan
2 Nigerian soldiers die on Boko Haram frontline
[THENEWSNIGERIA.NG] The ongoing offensive against 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...
Death Eaters in Nigeria’s north east has claimed two Nigerian soldiers.

The raids, cordon and search operations and patrols embarked upon by 21 Brigade claimed a soldier. He was injured initially, but later died.

One soldier also died when troops of 3 Battalion convoy from Dikwa to Gamboru Ngala stepped on series of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) buried by suspected Boko Haram forces of Evil between Gajibo and Logomani.

Four other soldiers and a civilian vigilante sustained injuries. The body of the soldier and those injured have since been evacuated, said army front man, Colonel Sani Usman..

Troops of 121 Task Force Battalion on blocking position near Gibiye, intercepted fleeing Boko Haram forces of Evil in a pick up van and on three cycle of violences.

They engaged them, killing 3 forces of Evil and recovered the van and the cycle of violences.

The 22 Brigade on its part, has conducted clearance operations in which it cleared four towns and villages of Boko Haram terrorists.

In the process, they killed three Boko Haram terrorists, while nine of them that hid in a fox holes and dug outs were found out and captured. The troops also recovered weapons and rescued 400 persons held hostages by the terrorists. This is in addition to the recovery and handing over of 300 cows rustled by the terrorists.

Troops of 26 Task Force Brigade also ambushed Boko Haram forces of Evil yesterday at Uvaha, killing some of them and wounding others. The troops recovered a bicycle, 1 bag of baobab powder, submersible pump and 1 bag of carbide suspected to be for IED making.

Troops of 114 Task Force Battalion also rescued 72 persons held hostage by the forces of Evil in Jaje and Mayor Ali.

...back at the pie fight, Bella grabbed the cocoanut cream...
26 vehicles conveying 398 returnees from IDP camps arrived Gwoza in preparations for resettlement.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [31 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram

Troops rescue 80yr-old-man from Boko Haram hideout
[VANGUARDNGR] An 80-year-old captive, Mallam Ibrahim Matuk, who said he had been subjected to severe hardship and torture by 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...
turbans has been rescued by Nigerian troops in Borno State.

This came as 35-year-old suspected criminal mastermind of General Mamam Shuwa’s death, Mohammed Sani Nafiu, claimed he was being framed up by the military.

The 80-year-old Matuk, lamented that all his children were killed by the terrorist group while he was in captivity.

A statement by Col Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, who noted that the activities of the Boko Haram bandidos hard boys defied any sane reasoning, said, "The atrocities of the Boko Haram turbans know no bound. Troops of 29 Task Force Brigade on clearance operations of remnants of Boko Haram turbans rescued an 80 year old man in Shaltimari village, Borno State on Sunday, May 1, 2016. The elderly man, Mallam Ibrahim Matuk stated that he suffered untold hardship in the hands of the Boko Haram turbans who killed all his children while in captivity."

’I didnt kill Gen Shuwa’

...back at the pond, the radioactive tadpoles grown into frogs. Really big frogs, in fact...
Nafiu who was paraded by the military in Kano told newsmen that he knew nothing about the planning and liquidation of the civil war veteran.

Looking calm, the high profile suspect who spoke in Hausa language without mincing words said: "I don’t know anything about General Shuwa’s death. I was enjugged
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
in my house and moved to the detention centre. They are trying to frame me. I must make it clear, I have no hand in General Shuwa’s death. "

The Boko Haram kingpin was arrested by the military at Hotoro General area of Kano municipal and a GSM phone, and N300,000 cash were allegedly recovered from him.

Reacting to his denial, a senior military officer told Journalists on condition of anonymity after a brief encounter with the suspect to disregard his rants, because he was a serial liar. The officer said "the suspect is a pathological liar. What we know of him was different from the picture he tried to paint before the world. Immediately after General Shuwa was martyr, this suspect relocated from his country home and his arrest was a product of sustained intelligence operation. "
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [30 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram

Niger extradites alleged Boko Haram fighter to Senegal
[TVCNEWS.TV] Niger on Tuesday extradited to Senegal
... a nation of about 14 million on the west coast of Africa bordering Mauretania to the north, Mali to the east, and a pair of Guineas to the south, one of them Bissau. It is 90 percent Mohammedan and has more than 80 political parties. Its primary purpose seems to be absorbing refugees...
a radical Islamist with alleged links to 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...
hard boys.

Makhtar Diokhané arrived at the Dakar airport escorted by Niger’s elite security team.

The Senegalese authorities had requested Niamey to extradite the terror suspect upon arrest in Niger in November 2015.

Security sources
At the time of his arrest last year, Niger security sources said Diokhoné was planning to cross into Nigeria to reunite with the Boko Haram terror group with huge sums of money, including fake currencies.

Upon arrival at the Dakar international airport, Diokhané was handed over to the Senegalese authorities and whisked away to the barracks near the city centre.

Shortly before Diokhané beat feet from Senegal last year, security sources alleged that they had gathered enough evidence linking him to the Boko Haram Islamists.

His wife
Following his arrest in Niger, the Senegalese anti-terrorism agents seized other suspects, including his wife.

Diokhané’s wife is alleged to be the spiritual guide of the radical Dahira, an Islamic prayer group, and she allegedly received huge sums of money from an undisclosed source to fund similar other groups.

Found guilty
Among those locked away
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
was the Imam Alioune Badara Ndao of Kaolack, about 200km from Dakar.

He could face life jail if found guilty, judiciary sources said.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [50 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram

#1  Diokhané’s wife is alleged to be the spiritual guide of the radical Dahira, an Islamic prayer group, and she allegedly received huge sums of money from an undisclosed source to fund similar other groups.

Sengalese tend to be Sunnis of the Sufi persuasion. One can normally assume the funds were coming from fellow Sunnis. However, given past Iranian activities in the region...
Posted by: Pappy || 05/05/2016 0:53 Comments || Top||

Qaeda threatens attacks on homes of Yemeni forces
[Al Ahram] Al-Qaeda 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...
threatened Wednesday to target the homes of officers and soldiers who took part in a government offensive that drove Islamist holy warriors out of key areas.

But holy warriors in Zinjibar appear to have agreed to leave the Abyan
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [43 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in Arabia

Four sentenced for 1971 ‘war crimes’
[DAWN] A special war crimes court in Bangladesh sentenced four men to death on Tuesday for killing, torture, arson and looting during the 1971 war.

The ruling is likely to aggravate the divide between moderates and holy warriors in the country which is grappling with a wave of deadly assaults targeting atheist writers, religious minorities and political activists.

The court, accused by rights groups of holding flawed proceedings, said the four were involved in the deaths of nine people. Only one suspect, Shamsuddin Ahmed, was in court for the verdict.

Authorities are still hunting for Gazi Abdul Mannan, Hafiz Uddin, and Shamsuddin Ahmed’s brother, Nasiruddin. The three-judge tribunal also sentenced a fifth man to life in prison.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [51 views] Top|| File under: Jamaat-e-Islami

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Russia claims arrest of group planning holiday attacks
[APPEAL-DEMOCRAT] Russia's Federal Security Service
... the successor to the KGB...
says a group of Central Asian citizens have been tossed in the calaboose
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
on suspicion on planning attacks in the Moscow region and that explosives and weapons have been seized.

The security service, known by the acronym FSB, said the suspects were under the direction of unspecified "international terrorist groups" active in Syria and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
An FSB statement reported by Russian news agencies Wednesday gave few details, including where those arrested were from. Concern is high in most former Soviet Central Asian states about the potential for the spread of Islamic extremism.

The statement didn't specify where the alleged attacks were planned for, or when, other than saying "the May holidays."

Russia observes May Day and May 9 is Victory Day, marking the defeat of Nazi Germany.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [50 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  So Hall Mark greeting cards has stared sponsoring corporate terror plots who else would use the word holiday?!? It's sweetest day no boss day no wait little green person around a heart day no wait may day no wait MLK no Presidents no wait Columbus day no wait buy a card for no reason day! Happy Holidays!
Posted by: Cheack Jones2635 || 05/05/2016 19:01 Comments || Top||

#2  started spelling error!
Posted by: Cheack Jones2635 || 05/05/2016 19:02 Comments || Top||

9 Muslim Albanians jailed for recruiting for terror groups
[Ynet] An Albanian court has sentenced nine Muslims to jail terms ranging from seven to 18 years for inciting terror, recruiting and sending more than 70 men to join rebel groups in Syria.

The Tirana court on Wednesday said that the men, including three preachers, were convicted of recruiting, training and inciting hatred, mainly in the capital, Tirana, from two mosques that were not recognized by the country's Muslim community.

Their family members said they will appeal.

About two-thirds of Albania's 3.2 million residents are Muslims. Mainstream religious leaders have asked their believers not to join rebel groups in Syria. Still, scores of Albanians are believed to have joined Islamic murderous Moslem groups in Syria and Iraq.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/05/2016 00:19 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [51 views] Top|| File under: Salafists

#1  What?! We need some "Affirmative Action" to make sure all religious groups are better represented here. Harrumph!
Posted by: gorb || 05/05/2016 15:36 Comments || Top||

Clashes as French Police Clear Migrants Occupying Paris School Undergoing Renovation
[AnNahar] Police used tear gas on Wednesday to disperse protesters as they evacuated a high school under renovation in Gay Paree that has been occupied by migrants colonists for two weeks.

Protesters, some masked and hooded, had formed a human chain around the high school in the north of the French capital to try to prevent police entering in the early morning raid.

Demonstrators pelted the police with objects and chanted "everyone hates the police", an AFP journalist saw.

Police entered the school by forcing their way in through another door where tables and chairs were piled up to try to block their passage.

"This morning the police gassed us and pushed us out of the way. At midnight we built a barrier of tables and chairs, but they moved it all out of the way," said Emmanuel, a Ghanaian in his 20s who left the school when the police entered.

"It's better here than being on the street," he said. "I don't know where they want to take us."

The school is currently closed for renovation works and it was empty when 150 migrants colonists occupied part of the building on April 21-22.

They are mainly from Afghanistan, Eritrea
...is run by the People's Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), with about the amounts of democracy and justice you'd expect from a party with that name. National elections have been periodically scheduled and cancelled; none have ever been held in the country. The president, Isaias Afewerki, has been in office since independence in 1993 and will probably die there of old age...
, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen.
...none of which are on the current list for war refugees, if I recall correctly.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/05/2016 00:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under:

#1  vagrants, not migrants
Posted by: JHH || 05/05/2016 14:36 Comments || Top||

#2  colonists
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 05/05/2016 15:37 Comments || Top||

#3  Barbarian scum.
Posted by: AlanC || 05/05/2016 19:43 Comments || Top||

The Grand Turk
Car bomb targets Turkish military, air strikes destroy militant targets
[Al Ahram] Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) gunnies launched a car kaboom on a military installation in southeast The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
overnight, killing one soldier, while Turkey's army destroyed PKK targets in air strikes and killed more than 20 Lion of Islams.

The violence showed no let-up in a conflict that has killed thousands of gunnies and hundreds of security force members and civilians since a 2-1/2 year ceasefire collapsed last July, shattering a grinding of the peace processor.

The armed forces said the PKK was behind the car kaboom at 00:50 am (2150 GMT) on a gendarmerie base in the Derik district of Mardin province, near the Syrian border.

Five people were maimed in the blast, four of them soldiers, it said.

The military also carried out air strikes on Tuesday in the southeast provinces of Sirnak and Hakkari, destroying PKK gun positions, shelters and caves, it said in a separate statement.

On Tuesday the army killed 13 gunnies in the Cukurca area by the Iraqi border, Sirnak and Nusaybin, it said.

In Diyarbakir province, the armed forces have killed more than 10 PKK fighters since Monday, the local governor's office said in a statement.
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Turkey retaliates after Daesh rocket strikes
[AA.TR] Turkish artillery shelled targets in Syria on Wednesday in retaliation for ISIS cross-border rockets which struck the southeastern city of Kilis.

According to a military source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, two rockets were launched into Kilis at 8:00 a.m. Turkish time on Wednesday (GMT 05:00).

Turkish target acquisition radars later located ISIS weapon dumps which were then hit by artillery fire.

The source added that three ISIS bad boyz were potted during the operation.

Kilis, a province just six kilometers (four miles) from the Syrian border, has been subjected to repeated rocket attacks since January, resulting in 20 deaths.

Speaking recently on the Al-Jazeera
... an Arab news network headquartered in Qatar, notorious for carrying al-Qaeda press releases. The name means the Peninsula, as in the Arabian Peninsula. In recent years it has settled in to become slightly less biased than MSNBC, in about the same category as BBC or CBS...
television network, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
would continue to target ISIS in Syria.

The prime minister said the Turkish army would shell ISIS positions so long as rockets continued to hit southern Kilis province.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [34 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Turkey's Kilis hit by rockets, no injuries reported
[AA.TR] More rockets have landed in the southern Turkish province of Kilis on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported.

According to an Anadolu Agency correspondent at the scene, one projectile fell on an animal shelter; the other landed in a Department of Forestry institution.

Police cordoned off the areas hit by the projectiles.

Kilis lies six kilometers (four miles) from the Syrian border.

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
has been under indiscriminate rocket attack from inside Syria since mid-January. In Kilis province alone, the local governor has said a total of 20 people have been killed and almost 70 others maimed.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [34 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

Iraqi Jailhouse Stories: 90 detained in Babel
(IraqiNews.com) Babel – Babel Police Command announced on Wednesday the arrest of 90 wanted individuals on criminal charges during raid operations that took place in different areas of the province.

Babel Police chief, Maj. Gen. Ali Kowa, said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The police forces carried out, during the past 48 hours, raid and inspection operations in different areas of the province,” pointing out that, “The operations resulted in the arrest of 90 wanted individuals on various criminal charges.”

Kowa added, “The operations were based on accurate intelligence,” noting that, “The detainees were transferred to a security center for interrogation.”
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60 ISIS troops die in failed attack in Salahuddin
(IraqiNews.com) Salahuddin – On Wednesday, an informed source in the Joint Operations Command announced foiling ISIS attempt to penetrate some areas in Baiji in Salahuddin Province.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The Anti-Terrorism forces backed by the Iraqi Air Force foiled ISIS attempt to penetrate the thermal energy area north of Baiji.”

The statement added, “60 terrorists were killed in the attack, mostly Arab nationalities.”
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Ninevah Nightmares: 14 die
8 ISIS Bad Guys die in airstrikes

(IraqiNews.com) al-Anbar – Media officials with the Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday the killing of eight ISIS elements during an aerial bombing in the province of Nineveh.

The officials said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The Iraqi F-16 warplanes, based on information by the General Directorate of Intelligence and Security, conducted an air strike, resulting in the destruction of a large workshop for manufacturing explosives and a vehicle that was carrying chemical materials in Nineveh [Province], in addition to killing eight ISIS elements.”

6 ISIS Bad Guys die in Iraqi army artillery strike

(IraqiNews.com) Nineveh – A source in Nineveh Liberation Operations Command announced on Wednesday, that six members of the so-called ISIS were killed by Iraqi army shelling targeted their headquarters south of Mosul (405 km north of Baghdad).

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “The artillery of the army’s 15th brigade targeted ISIS detachment in Haj Ali village in Makhmur District south of Mosul.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The shelling resulted in the killing of six members of ISIS.”
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Kirkuk Kombat Chronicle: 4 die
Bad Guys destroy 3 oil wells

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – A security source in Kirkuk Province announced on Wednesday, that three wells in Khabaz oil field in western Kirkuk (250 km north of Baghdad) were detonated by improvised explosive devices.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Unidentified gunmen detonated the wells number 18, 33 and 39 in Khabaz oil field near al-Sabunjiya village, using improvised explosive devices,” noting that, “An explosive device targeting the well No. 3 was dismantled.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “The bombings stopped the production in the three wells,” pointing out that, “The civil defense teams are trying to control the fire.”

4 die in bomb attack in al-Hawija

(IraqiNews.com) Kirkuk – A security source in Kirkuk province said on Wednesday, that six people had been either killed or injured in a bomb blast that targeted civilians escaping from ISIS in the district of al-Hawija southwest of the province.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “Today, an explosive device went off while a group of civilians were escaping from the district of al-Hawija (55 km southwest of Kirkuk) towards the district of al-Dabs northwest of Kirkuk,” noting that, “The blast resulted in killing four of them and wounding two others.”

The source also added, “ISIS had booby-trapped the roads to prevent the escape of civilians from the areas under its control.”
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Anbar Antics: 104 die

4 Iraqi soldiers die near Fallujah

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – A military source in Anbar Province announced on Wednesday, that a regiment commander and three soldiers were killed, and eight others were wounded during the operations taking place south of Fallujah.

The source said in a brief statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The commander of the 2nd regiment in the army’s 39 brigade Colonel Mohamed Taher and three soldiers were killed, and eight others were wounded during the operations carried out by the security forces backed by the tribal fighter to liberate the areas between Amiriyah vicinity and al-Salam axis.”

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, added, “The dead bodies were transferred to the forensic medicine department and the wounded to a nearby hospital to receive treatment.”

Iraqi forces liberate 7 villages

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – The Joint Operations Command announced on Wednesday liberating seven villages west of Anbar, as well as cleansing the road linking between Heet, Haditha, Baghdadi and Ramadi.

The Joint Operations Command said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “The Anti-Terrorism forces, army’s 7th infantry division and Jazeera Operations Command liberated seven villages west of Anbar, and cleansed the road linking Heet and Baghdadi, as well as ending the blockade imposed by ISIS terrorist gangs.”

Iraqi airstrikes eliminate ISIS bomb factories

(IraqiNews.com) Anbar – A source in the Joint Operations Command revealed on Wednesday, that the Iraqi F-16 fighter jets bombed a booby-trapping laboratory and killed a number of ISIS militants in Qaim area, while pointed out that the international coalition aviation targeted vehicles carrying ISIS leaders in Anbar suburbs.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “The Iraqi F-16 fighter jets bombed targets in Qaim area based on information obtained from the Directorate of Military Intelligence and under the supervision of the Joint Operations Command,” pointing out that, “The air strike destructed hideouts belonging to the enemy and killed dozens of ISIS terrorists, as well as destroying a booby-trapping laboratory.”

The statement added, “The international coalition aviation also destroyed three vehicles carrying ISIS leaders and a headquarters gathering senior leaders.”

Over 100 ISIS jihadis killed as Iraqi forces advance near Fallujah

[ARA News] DUHOK ــ Backed by the US-led coalition, Iraqi joint forces were able to destroy more than ten tunnels for the radical group of Islamic State (ISIS) in the southern suburbs of Fallujah city in the province of Anbar, killing around 100 jihadis, the Anbar Operations Command of the Iraqi army said Wednesday in an official statement.

The Iraqi helicopters have destroyed eight ISIS-led car bombs south of Falluja, according to the statement.

Military sources confirmed that the amy troops were able to kill scores of ISIS militants in the vicinity of Fallujah, taking over strategic areas near the ISIS-held city.

“The joint forces [army police and tribal groups] were able to recapture the highway connecting Fallujah with Amriyah and Ramadi, and the districts of Albu Saiyf and Fahilat,” Iraqi commander J.L. told ARA News, speaking on the condition of anonymity.

On the other hand, sporadic clashes erupted between the Kurdish Peshmerga forces and ISIS militants in the areas near the group-held city of Tal Afar, and in the Telskuf district–which was recaptured by the Peshmerga earlier on Tuesday.

Speaking to ARA News, the Kurdish Commander Lt. Izzedin Wanki said: “The Peshmerga forces have launched a major campaign to clear the region from ISIS terrorists, especially after they took over strategic areas on Tuesday.”

On Sunday, the Kurdish Peshmerga forces began a major military operation against ISIS and were able to liberate the key village of al-Bashir south of Kirkuk, in northern Iraq, according to local sources.

“We [Peshmergas] clashed with ISIS terrorists in several fighting positions, while the latter responded by shelling the Kurdish headquarters with mortar shells,” Lt. Wanki told ARA News.

On Tuesday, Kurdish military sources said that the Peshmerga forces were able to deter an ISIS attack, pointing out that the jihadis carried out several car bomb attacks on the Peshmerga positions in the areas of Telskuf, Ba’shiqah, Khazar and Kweir.

ISIS aims to raise the morale of its militants and supporters after being exposed to heavy losses over the past few months, according to observers.

The radical group has been trying to carry out surprise attacks against the Peshmerga, but the latter was able to deter assailants with the support of the US-led coalition forces.
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Baghdad Bomb and Bullet Bulletin: 3 die
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Iraqi kop dies in bombing in Baghdad

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday, that three members of the Federal Police were either killed or wounded in an armed attack on their vehicle in eastern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “An armed group opened fire on a civilian vehicle carrying three members of the Federal Police in al-Canal Street in eastern Baghdad, killing one member and wounding two others.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “A security force cordoned off the area and transferred the wounded to a hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while opened an investigation to determine the circumstances of the incident.”

1 dead in restaurant bombing in Husseiniya area

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday, that six people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast near a restaurant in northern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, a bomb exploded near a popular restaurant in Husseiniya area in northern Baghdad, killing one person and wounding five others.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while a raid operation was carried out to search for the perpetrators of the bombing.”

1 dead in cafe combing in al-Iskan

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in the Ministry of Interior announced on Wednesday, that eight people had been either killed or wounded in a bomb blast in western Baghdad.

The source said in a statement followed by IraqiNews.com, “This evening, an explosive device exploded near a popular cafe in al-Iskan neighborhood in western Baghdad, killing one person and injuring seven others.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “A security force rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead body to the forensic medicine department, while a raid operation was carried out to search for the perpetrators of the bombing.”
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WH: Navy SEAL Was ‘Killed in Combat,’ But ‘Not in a Combat Mission’
More on this story from yesterday.
[CNSNEWS] A Navy SEAL killed during an 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 (ISIS/ISIS) attack in Iraq was "killed in combat," White House press secretary Josh Earnest acknowledged Tuesday, but was "not in a combat mission."
And the despicable, odious, lickspittle bitc* Earnest would know about 'combat missions' how ?
The serviceman, identified as Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charlie Keating IV, was the third member of the U.S. armed forces to be killed in combat since President B.O. sent troops back into Iraq to advise, train and equip local forces, three years after the formal U.S. withdrawal was completed.

Keating was killed when ISIS attacked a Kurdish peshmerga position some two or three miles behind the front line in northern Iraq, according to the Pentagon.

"This is an individual who is not in a combat mission, but he was in a dangerous place," Earnest told a daily briefing. "And his position came under ‐ under attack. He was armed, trained and prepared to defend himself."

"Unfortunately, he was killed. And he was killed in combat, but that was not a part of his mission," he continued. "His mission was specifically to offer advice and assistance to those Iraqi forces that were fighting for their own country."
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#1  So it wasn't combat combat. And even though he was killed in combat, he is not a casualty. Because he wasn't on a combat mission. Which means he doesn't affect the stats. Are we clear?
Posted by: SteveS || 05/05/2016 1:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Right. And Omaha Beach was "a ship-to-shore evolution."
Posted by: Matt || 05/05/2016 8:13 Comments || Top||

#3  It all began with the regime's denial of a 'Global War on Terror.' No war, no combat. The struggle to secure 'Purple Hearts' for the fallen and wounded at Fort Hood is an example which painfully comes to mind.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/05/2016 8:20 Comments || Top||

#4  So, a workplace accident?
Posted by: Pappy || 05/05/2016 8:59 Comments || Top||

#5  Mr. Earnest your boss is directly responsible...and this statement is what you offer the family? You get up there and talk about Flint, Mich first and then act peeved that the SecDef stated that SO1 Keating died in combat.

Let me tell you what his family heard...you referred to him as an "individual" not as what he is...a SEAL...and he certainly not there by himself, he was with his team who are all armed, trained and ready to do harm to others in defense of our nation...not sent as some prospective victim into a "dangerous place." It was not a matter of fortune ("unfortunately he was killed") that he sacrificed himself and his family and SEAL family also sacrificed...he was not merely "killed" by an unfortunate accident. You state that "he was killed in combat, but that was not part of his mission" ? Well, it was not "fortune" that ordered him on this mission...it was Obama. The president's actions and poor policy have grave consequences for those that serve and sacrifice. I guess it was SO1 Keating's fault that he was outside of his mission, that he failed to defend himself, that the SecDef called it combat, that you are inconvenienced and have to tell us unsophisticated vets how it really is. Well, we the unsophisticated understand sacrifice, not your mealy mouthed pathetic semantics.

SO1 Keating sacrificed. His family sacrificed. His team sacrificed. It was not in vain. We will not forget their sacrifice.

Sorry about the PTSD rant, although I did edit out all the cussing that is going on in my head.
Posted by: Tennessee || 05/05/2016 10:36 Comments || Top||

#6  Damnit Tennessee... you gonna make me look bad if you cut out the fucking cussin'!

Sorry Mr. limp dick spokesperson.... if you are being shot at by the enemy, you are in combat. The SEALs held the line while the enemy advanced in force. Along with air power, guts and the liberal expenditure of ammunition they stopped Daesh cold. So it was fucking combat you walking jizz waste.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/05/2016 10:44 Comments || Top||

#7  What a fuck sock.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/05/2016 12:38 Comments || Top||

#8  The Admin trying to protect Barak Peron's "Legacy" while screwing the Troops Families out of their Due.
I have never seen such cowardice in my life here.

Fire everyone in this administration when you get a new Prez. And Sue the hell out of these worthless pieces of shit.
Posted by: newc || 05/05/2016 14:28 Comments || Top||

#9  Is this determination going to reduce family benefits? It's been a long time since I did Survivor Assistance. There was a lot of talk about that after the Ft. Hood shooting.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 05/05/2016 18:52 Comments || Top||

#10  Obama has been the President but not really Presidential.
Posted by: Airandee || 05/05/2016 19:31 Comments || Top||

#11  So why does everyone lie about everything? Happens all day everyday and everyone thinks it is cool smiles laughs about it and then the stab in the back why? Maybe the country needs to be taken back from the LIE LIE LIE LIE LIE LIE LIE LIE just a thought!
Posted by: Elmolusing Thrusoling9294 || 05/05/2016 19:43 Comments || Top||

Hamas says Israeli troops operating in Gaza now pulling out after IAF strikes
[IsraelTimes] IDF will not comment on whether soldiers had been seeking tunnels inside Strip; air force strikes multiple Hamas targets

Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, officials said Wednesday night that Israeli troops operating within the Gazoo Strip had begun pulling out of the territory in a bid to restore calm.

It was the first statement indicating that the IDF had in fact been operating beyond the border fence over the past hours, as several exchanges of fire were reported between the sides throughout the day.
Update from Ynet at 10:30 ET:
Israel has denied Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason, claims that it presented a withdrawal agreement from the Gazoo security perimeter on the condition that the Paleostinians cease to fire at Israeli targets. Senior officials told Ynet that they are unaware of any such IDF agreement.
And another from Ynet at 3:11 p.m. ET:
Paleostinian Islamic Jihad
...created after many members of the Egyptian Moslem Brotherhood decided the organization was becoming too moderate. Operations were conducted out of Egypt until 1981 when the group was exiled after the assassination of President Anwar Sadat. They worked out of Gaza until they were exiled to Lebanon in 1987, where they clove tightly to Hezbollah. In 1989 they moved to Damascus, where they remain a subsidiary of Hezbollah...
accepts responsibility for some mortar attacks. This is the first time since Operation Protective Edge that PIJ has taken responsibility for attacks.
Continued on Page 49
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#1  That being a Holocaust Remembrance Day, Arabs need a reminder that things are changed---killing Jews is no longer easy, or cheap.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/05/2016 5:07 Comments || Top||

Rebels launch assault in Aleppo
New and improved. Includes diplomatic hand wringing
BEIRUT/MOSCOW: Rebel fighters launched an assault in Syria’s divided northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday and fired rockets on a hospital, in the latest violence to hit civilians as diplomats struggled to restore an unraveling cease-fire and resurrect peace talks.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based group that monitors the conflict, said rebel rockets had killed 19 people in government-held territory, including an unspecified number at the Al-Dabit hospital.

Continued on Page 49
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Kurdish rebels attack Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Sardasht
[ARA News] ERBIL ــ Under the banner “the Peshmerga of Iranian Kurdistan”, a Kurdish rebel group attacked key positions for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in several villages in the vicinity of the mainly Kurdish city of Sardasht north-west of the country, informed sources reported on Wednesday.

Local Kurdish activists confirmed that the Kurdish Peshmerga in Iran attacked headquarters of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards in the villages of Hamran, Myouni, and Sartaja [administratively linked to the township of Sardasht]. This led the Iranian forces to receive additional military reinforcements to the region in a bid to face the unexpected fierce offensive.

There were reports about the involvement of the Iranian air force in targeting the fighting positions of the rebel group, according to Kurdish sources.

The commander of the military wing of the Kurdistan Freedom Party (PAK) in Iran, Hossein Yazdan Banna, had announced earlier that the Kurdish force will soon resume its military operations against the Iranian government forces, pointing out that “Iran is to face a wide armed uprising”.

“After a break of ten years, our armed cells in the Iranian Kurdistan, namely the Kurdistan Freedom Falcons (TAK), began their military operations against Iranian forces,” Banna said in a statement last Friday.

Speaking to ARA News in Tehran, Kurdish journalist Behrouz Kermanshah said: “Rassuming the fight against Iran has come late but it was inevitable; the situation in eastern Kurdistan (Iranian Kurdistan) has become unbearable, especially with the daily arbitrary executions against the Kurds.”

“Iranian authorities continue their campaign of arrests and harassment against our people in the eastern part of Kurdistan,” he said.

Kermanshah expressed his fear that “the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) may hinder the PAK-led operations against Iranian authorities due to the PKK’s good relations with Tehran which provides the group [PKK] with remarkable support, especially in Syrian Kurdistan.”

Kurdish organizations and political parties say that the Iranian authorities are cracking down on the Kurds in Iran and prevent them from practicing their legitimate national rituals and cultural rights.
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US, Russia create fresh truce in northern Syria
[AA.TR] The U.S. and Russia have reached agreement to bring a halt to renewed fighting around Aleppo in northern Syria, the U.S. State Department said Wednesday.

"As part of our urgent efforts to de-escalate violence in Syria and reaffirm the cessation of hostilities nationwide, the United States and Russia concluded arrangements late yesterday to extend this effort to Aleppo province, including Aleppo city and its surrounding areas," front man Mark Toner said in a statement.

The deal came into effect on Tuesday night and violence had decreased since, Toner said, although there have been reports of continued fighting in some areas.

Toner said the U.S.’s objective remained a cessation of hostilities "covering all of Syria".

He added: "We are determined to reaffirm the cessation of hostilities across Syria and will continue expanding this effort."

A truce was arranged by the U.S. and Russia in February in a bid to deescalate the five-year conflict and pave the way for peace talks in Geneva between the regime and opposition.

if you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning...
Bashir al-Assad’s forces violated the deal with Arclight airstrikes and ground attacks.

On Friday, the U.S. and Russia agreed to reinforce a short-term cease-fire in cities where attacks on civilians had risen.

Toner said all parties to the truce were expected to "abide fully by the renewed cessation in Aleppo and throughout the entire country" and insisted on the immediate halt to attacks on civilians.

He also called on Moscow to use its influence with the regime. "It is critical that Russia redouble its efforts to influence the regime to abide fully by the cessation," Toner said.
Posted by: Fred || 05/05/2016 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [66 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  I wonder if Vlad has a voice double whose job is to field calls from 'Bama & Jawn?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/05/2016 10:40 Comments || Top||

#2  Why would he need one. Donald Duck could answer the phone and claim to be Vlad and they would believe it - they are so gullible.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 05/05/2016 11:31 Comments || Top||

#3  Harf!
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/05/2016 12:42 Comments || Top||

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