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Afghanistan
Taliban leader Mujahid killed in US airstrike in Paktia province
[KhaamaPress] A local leader of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group identified as Mujahid was killed in an Arclight airstrike conducted by the US forces in southeastern Paktia province of Afghanistan.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast said the airstrike was carried out in the vicinity of Aryub Zazai district in Tank area.

The source further added that Mujahid son of Sur Gul was a local leader of the Taliban group in Paktia province.

In the meantime, the Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military said at least two holy warriors were killed during a clash in Andar district of Ghazni.

According to Thunder Corps, the clash broke out in the vicinity of Arzoo Post area of the district between the security personnel of the first brigade the the Taliban holy warriors.

At least two holy warriors were also maimed during the clash, the Thunder Corps said, adding that two Ak-47 rifles and a cycle of violence were also destoyed during the clash.

The anti-government armed bad boy groups including Talibs have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/26/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [36 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Explosion in the heart of Kabul city leaves policeman wounded
[KhaamaPress] An kaboom took place in the second police district of the city earlier this evening after a magnetic improvised bomb exploded near the police forces.

A front man for Kabul police commandment Hashmat Stanikzai confirmed the incident and said the blast take place in the second police district of the city.

He said a magnetic bomb exploded close to Abdul Rahman mosque and as a result one policeman was maimed.

The site of the kaboom is located in the heart of the city considered as the key downtown part and is home to several government compounds as well as the route to the main Kabul bazaar.
More from Tolo News, for those of you who know Kabul:
Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish told TOLOnews it occurred in Deh Afghanan area in Kabul’s PD2.
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Africa North
30 takfiris, three army personnel killed in past week of Operation Sinai 2018: Spokesperson
[AlAhram] Egypt’s military and police forces have killed 30 Islamist "takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who most be killed...
s" and jugged
You have the right to remain silent...
173 suspects in a week-long offensive to crush holy warriors in central and northern Sinai, a military spokesperson said on Wednesday.

Three army officers were killed and an officer and a solider were maimed in festivities with snuffies during raids over the past week, Colonel Tamer El-Refai said in the 20th communique on Operation Sinai 2018, which was published on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian armed forces.

The raids come under the framework of Comprehensive Operation Sinai 2018, a counter-terrorism campaign which involves the army, navy, air force and police.

The operation was launched in February to target "terrorist and criminal elements and organizations" in north and central Sinai, parts of the Nile Delta and the Western Desert.

Over the past week, the Egyptian army killed Naser Abu Zakul, emir of 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's Egyptian affiliate Ansar Beit al-Maqdis, as well as four "extremely dangerous" elements, and eight "takfiris" in northern and central Sinai.

Another 173 suspects have been arrested, El-Refai said.

Meanwhile,
...back at the game, the Babe headed for second base. He almost made it. Then Sheila slapped him....
in the North Sinai capital city of Arish, police potted another 17 "takfiris," he added.

The air force, which has been conducting Arclight airstrikes in northern and central Sinai since the operation started, destroyed three hideouts used by snuffies near Egypt's northeastern border and destroyed 10 vehicles loaded with weapons near the western border.

Security forces also destroyed 437 hideouts and caches in several parts of the country while military engineers discovered and destroyed 74 bombs planted to target forces at various sites, El-Refai said.

They also uncovered and destroyed 38 farms used to grow illegal narcotics in central and northern Sinai and near the western border, the statement said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/26/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [35 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis (IS)


Arabia
Houthi forces launch retaliatory offensive in southern Saudi Arabia after death of leader
[AlMasdar] The 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 ...
forces launched a massive offensive inside Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
’s Jizan region, yesterday, targeting several areas under the control of the Saudi-led Coalition.

Houthi troops began the offensive by storming the al-Jalah area in the Jizan, scoring a new advance after a fierce battle with the Saudi-led Coalition.

According to the official media wing of the Houthi forces, their units managed to destroy at least seven Saudi armored vehicles with their ATGMs, while also killing and wounding more than 20 Coalition fighters.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/26/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [38 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Caribbean-Latin America
US Coast Guard confiscates nearly $1BILLION worth of cocaine and marijuana off coast of Florida
[DailyMail]
  • US Coast Guard offloads 13 tons of illicit drugs seized in the Pacific Ocean

  • Operations were conducted off shores of Mexico, Central and South America, part of a ‘Western Hemisphere Strategy’implemented in the eastern Pacific Ocean and Caribbean

  • The Canadian Navy helped the Coast Guard in some of the seizures

  • The drugs have a combined street value of nearly $1billion

Posted by: Skidmark || 04/26/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [108 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Sonny, Tubbs, Castillo, and Sonny's pet crocodile Elvis are gonna to be jealous.

Posted by: Ulaigum Ebbineng7056 || 04/26/2018 1:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Imagination + cop math equals "Street value".
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The Grand Turk
Turkish court finds newspaper staff guilty on terror charges
[Ynet] A Ottoman Turkish court has convicted journalists and other staff members from the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper on terror charges.

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
's official Anadolu news agency said Wednesday that 14 employees were found guilty of "aiding a terror group without being a member," with sentences ranging from 2 to 7 years.

The newspaper said those convicted include the editor-in-chief, leading columnists and a prominent investigative journalist, and that it was an attempt "to silence Cumhuriyet."

The court convicted Akin Atalay, the board chairman, but ruled to release him. Eleven others were released earlier in the trial.

They were accused of "sponsoring terror organizations," including Kurdish holy warriors, a far-left group and the network of U.S.-based holy man Fethullah Gülen
... a Turkish preacher living in Pennsylvania whom the current govt of Turkey considers responsible for all the ills afflicting Turkey and possibly the entire world...
, whom the government blames for a failed coup in July 2016. Gulen denies involvement.
Posted by: trailing wife || 04/26/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [45 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


India-Pakistan
Two Indian security men, ‘militant’ killed in India-held Kashmir
[DAWN] An Indian soldier, a counterinsurgency police official and a suspected Lion of Islam were killed in a shootout on Tuesday in India-held Kashmire, police said, triggering anti-India protests and festivities.

The fighting began early on Tuesday when turbans attacked raiding government forces with gunfire in a forest in the southern Tral area, police said. In the initial battle, a policeman and a soldier were killed.

Authorities rushed reinforcements of police and soldiers and cordoned off the area, sparking fierce exchange of gunfire in which a Lion of Islam was killed, police said.

As news of the fighting spread, anti-India protests and festivities erupted in Tral town. Scores of youths, mainly students, hit roads while chanting slogans in favour of turbans and demanding an end of Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region.

They threw stones at patrol parties of police and paramilitary soldiers, who fired tear gas to quell the protests.

In recent years, Kashmiris, mainly youths, have displayed open solidarity with turbans and sought to protect them by engaging troops in street festivities during military operations.

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Iraq
Anbar antics: 4 turbans may be hung high, tribals to form 4 regiments (or squads), 3 cops kaboomed


4 Islamic State militants get death sentences in Iraq over assaulting military

Anbar (Iraqinews.com) – An Iraqi court has sentenced four Islamic State (IS) militants to death over carrying out terrorist attacks against military outposts in Iraq.

The Anbar Criminal Court found the four IS militants guilty of standing behind assaults on security and military posts in Fallujah and Ramadi districts in Anbar, the media service of the Supreme Judicial Council said in a statement, a copy of which was obtained by Alghad Press.

Today’s ruling is not final and can be challenged, according to the statement.

Iraq PM orders assigning of rapid intervention troops in Anbar: commander

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Iraq Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered to form rapid intervention squads in the western province of Anbar as confrontations with militants seem to recur over the recent period.

IkhNews website quoted Qatari al-Obaidi, a senior commander of the tribal mobilization forces in Anbar, saying Wednesday that Abadi, the supreme commander of the armed forces, made directives to form four rapid intervention regiments of the force to assist in security work alongside government troops.

According to Obaidi, the regiments will consist of 600 fighters each, will receive training by government forces and will be supplied with modern arms and combat vehicles. He noted that “the new squads will answer to the prime minister and subordinate security officials, and will be tasked with preserving security against Islamic State militants”.

Three policemen injured in landmine explosion, west of Anbar

Anbar (IraqiNews.com) Three policemen were injured in a blast caused by a landmine, west of Anbar, a security source from the province said on Wednesday.

“A landmine from the remnants of Islamic State war went off while a security patrol was passing in Akashat region in Qaim town, on the borders with Syria, west of Anbar. Three personnel were wounded,” the source told BasNews.

“Security troops headed to the accident spot and combed the area fearing presence of more war remnants,” the source added.

“The regions of Qaim, al-Karabla, Ebeidi and Akashat still have many war remnants, that were not handled due to difficulty to locating them at the agricultural and desert regions or near residential areas.
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Mosul clearance continues: 12 turbans tied up, 4 more permanently unwound


Iraqi security arrest 7 IS members in Mosul, including women slaver

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Iraqi security forces arrested on Wednesday seven Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul, a senior commander was quoted saying.

Spokesperson of the Security Media Center, Yahia Rasoul, said seven Islamic State militants were arrested in Mithaq and Hamasa districts in eastern Mosul.

“One of them used to sell women slaves during Islamic State’s dark reign, while the other is accused of executing police personnel and dumping them in Khasfa”, Rasoul said, referring to an infamous sinkhole IN Mosul in which IS militants had used to bury their victims.

4 IS members killed, near borders with Syria, 5 arrested in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Four Islamic State members were killed in an attack near Syrian borders, while five militant leaders were arrested as they attempted infiltrating into Mosul, Iraqi sources were quoted saying on Wednesday.

In remarks to Anadolu Agency, Lt. Gen. Sabhan Matar, of the army, said security troops managed to repel an IS attack, west of Tal Sufuk region, near borders between Iraq and Syria, which left four members killed.

In Mosul, Lt. Gen. Abbas al-Bayati, of the police, said troops of the Nineveh Operations Command, set up an ambush southeast of Mosul.

Speaking to Anadolu, Bayati said troops checked a vehicle carrying five leaders who were intending to sneak into the city through Jedeidat al-Mufti district. Their ID cards were found to be fake.

During investigations, they were revealed to be IS leaders. “They were trying to enter Mosul after they they fled it toward the city to plan for operations ahead of the parliamentary elections, slated for May 12.
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Iraq thwarts attack by Islamic State militants on security roadblock
Diyala (Iraqinews.com) ‐ Iraqi security forces foiled on Wednesday an attack by 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....
(IS) holy warriors on a security roadblock in Diyala, a provincial council was quoted as saying.

Alghad Press quoted Walhan al-Karawy, a member of Diyala’ Jalawla municipal council, as saying that Iraqi troops managed last night to thwart an attack by IS holy warriors against a security checkpoint on the outskirts of Jalawla, in northeastern Diyala . The attack left no casualties.

According to Karawy, the IS attack was successfully repelled by the troops and a manhunt was launched in search of the attackers.

The province has seen months of fighting between Iraqi troops and IS holy warriors especially in the Jalawla and Saadiyah areas in the province’s north and areas near the town of Muqdadiyah.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Palestinian journalist shot at Gaza protest dies of wounds
[Ynet] Ahmed Abu Hussein, 24, who worked for Gazoo's al-Shaab radio station, was injured while covering the festivities on the border on April 13, succumbing to his wounds nearly two weeks later.

A Paleostinian journalist, shot by IDF snipers while covering a violent protest along the Gazoo-Israel border nearly two weeks ago, died of his wounds on Wednesday, Paleostinian health officials said.

Ahmed Abu Hussein, 24, worked for Gazoo's al-Shaab ("Voice of People"), a radio station linked to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Paleostine, considered a terrorist group by Israel, the US and the EU. He also worked as a photographer for another local news agency.

Photos and video from the scene show that he was in a group of bystanders far from the border and wearing a blue protective vest marked "Press" and a helmet marked "TV" when he was shot on April 13.

He was the second journalist killed by Israeli gunfire since the weekly Friday protests, for a right of return of Paleostinians refugees and their descendants to homes in what is now Israel, began on March 30.

He was shot in the stomach while covering protests near Jabalia in northern Gazoo, the health ministry in Gazoo said.

He was moved from Gazoo to a hospital in the West Bank and then transferred to the Sheba Medical Center in Israel, where he died.

His death raised to 38 the number of Paleostinians killed in the protests near the border.

An IDF spokeswoman had no immediate comment on Abu Hussein's death.

Yaser Murtaja, 30, a cameraman for Paleostinian Ain Media, was shot on April 6 and died the next day. After his death, the IDF said it does not intentionally target journalists and that it would look into the circumstances of the shooting.

His brother Diaa told AFP they were preparing to transfer the body to Gazoo for burial. His funeral will be held on Thursday.
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Southeast Asia
10-year-old former Abu Sayyaf sniper wants childhood back
[Inquirer] Ten-year-old “Tony” has recently gone back to school, in a madrassa where he can continue learning Arabic — and be a child again. Only four years ago, he lugged around an M4 assault rifle and was attacking and evading government troops an Abu Sayyaf militant.

The boy was no ordinary fighter and was deemed one of the sharpest among the 30 young combatants under the command of Motong Indama, a younger cousin of Abu Sayyaf leader Furudji Indama.

Tony recalled, "The training took about a year.I was taught how to handle a gun. The [Abu Sayyaf members] were so happy with me that they called me the Tipo-Tipo sniper."

Tipo-Tipo is the town in Basilan that his group had tried to overrun in 2016, setting off battles that dragged on for three months.

When Motong surrendered in July 2016, Tony was one of the 11 among his men who followed. The boy now lives with his uncles under the close supervision of Sumisip town officials.

In an interview, Tony said his mother died after being “shot by a soldier” while she was bathing in a river. His father and three elder siblings were later killed in “another military operation.”

The orphan was only 6 when his brothers took him along to join the Abu Sayyaf, then led by Motong and subleader Radsmil Jannatul.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Russian jets intensify airstrikes in southern Idlib amid reports of imminent jihadist offensive
[AlMasdar] The Russian Aerospace Forces launched several Arclight airstrikes over the southern countryside of Idlib, today, targeting a number of towns controlled by the jihadist rebels.

According to a military source in nearby Latakia, the Russian Aerospace Forces launched more than 30 airstrikes over southern Idlib, hitting jihadist targets in the towns of Zakat, al-Sakhar, al-’Arbeen, Kafr Nubl, Habit, and Kafr Sajnah.

The targeted areas were primarily gathering points for the jihadist rebels that are reportedly preparing to launch a large-scale offensive against the Syrian government forces in southern Idlib and northern Hama.
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Syrian military officially establishes full control over strategic Qalamoun Mountains
[AlMasdar] For the first time in seven years, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is in full control of the Qalamoun Mountains.

With the last rebel forces leaving the eastern slopes of the Qalamoun Mountains, the Syrian military was able to secure the this entire rugged region near the Syrian capital.

The eastern Qalamoun region had long been under the control of the Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
(FSA) and Jaish al-Islam
...Liwa al-Islam (Brigade of Islam) was established by Zahran Alloush, the son of Saudi-based religious scholar Abdullah Mohammed Alloush, after Syrian authorities released him from prison in mid-2011 where he had been serving time for his Salafist activism. The group claimed responsibility for carrying out the July 2012 Damascus bombing that killed Defense Minister Dawoud Rajiha, Deputy Defense Minister Asef Shawkat, and Assistant Vice President Hassan Turkmani. It was a driving force behind actions in the Damascus region. It cooperated and conducted joint operations with al-Nusra. In Sptember 2013 Saudi Arabia engineered Liwa al-Islam's merger with fifty other more or less Salafist groups as a counterweight to al-Nusra, which the Learned Elders of Islam considered was growing too powereful...
before they finally agreed to concede it to the Syrian military earlier this month.

Since clearing the Qalamoun Mountains, the Syrian military has shifted their attention to the last krazed killer bastion in southern Damascus.
An Nahar adds:
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a final convoy of 60 buses had arrived in the northern province of Aleppo.

The buses carrying hundreds of fighters and civilians made it to the northeast of the province, which is controlled by pro-The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire....
rebels, the Britannia-based monitor said.
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Southern Damascus Reconquest: Syrian Army move into ISIS-held district, move toward HQ


Syrian Army, Palestinian forces enter ISIS-held subdistrict in southern Damascus

[AlMasdar] Minutes ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), alongside several Palestinian paramilitary fighters, entered another subdistrict in southern Damascus, following an intense battle with the Islamic State (ISIS).

Led by their Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army and their Palestinian allies reportedly entered the Al-Midaniyah Subdistrict of southern Damascus after they broke-through the Islamic State’s first line of defense near Al-Qadam’s Al-Asali neighborhood.

Intense clashes are now ongoing in northern Al-Midaniyah, as the Syrian Arab Army attempts to seize the entire southern quarter of the Al-Qadam District.

Meanwhile, east of Al-Qadam, the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Division is attempting to advance in southeastern Hajar Al-Aswad amid heavy resistance from the Islamic State.

Thus far, the Syrian Army has managed to liberate some buildings in southeast Hajar Al-Aswad; however, the terrorist forces in the area have inflicted heavy casualties on the advancing troops.

Syrian Army, Palestinian forces advance towards ISIL’s southern Damascus HQ

[AlMasdar] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their Palestinian allies have scored advances along several axes in southern Damascus, today, despite facing heavy resistance from the Islamic State (ISIL).

Led by their Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army continued their advance in the Al-Ma’edhiyah Subdistrict, seizing more buildings that were under the control of the Islamic State near the Al-Asali axis.

The Syrian Army is now advancing towards the Islamic State’s southern Damascus headquarters that is located in Hajar Al-Aswad.

Meanwhile in Al-Tadamon, the Syrian Army and their Palestinian allies liberated more ground in the Al-Baradi and Al-Baradat neighborhoods, giving control of more than 50 percent of this southern Damascus district.

VIDEO: Syrian forces storm ISIS defensives in southern Damascus

[AlMasdar] The Syrian Army, backed by paramilitary forces and Palestinian fighters, continues to break through ISIS defense lines in the southern districts of Damascus in bid to reclaim the last insurgent enclave.

The government forces are deploying heavy fire-power to storm the heavily-fortified neighborhoods. Troops initiated the ground invasion after shelling the area with artillery, missiles and airstrikes.

Footage posted online shows part of the clashes taking place in al-Hajar al-Aswad and Yarmouk Camp where the Syrian Army unleashes the highly-destructive Golan 1000 ground-to-ground missiles.

Syria Regime Strikes Kill 6 Civilians in South Damascus

[AnNahar] Syrian regime air strikes have killed six civilians in southern Damascus where government forces are fighting the Islamic State group, a war monitor said Wednesday. The six, including two men and their wives, were killed in the strikes on the Palestinian camp of Yarmuk late Tuesday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said.

Regime strikes and rocket fire Wednesday morning targeted the neighbouring districts of Hajar al-Aswad and Qadam, the Britain-based monitor said.

The latest civilian deaths bring to 18 the total of non-fighters killed in regime bombardment on the capital's southern neighbourhoods since Thursday last week.

Yarmuk, which is now IS's last urban redoubt in Syria or Iraq, was once Syria's biggest Palestinian refugee camp, home to around 160,000 people. But the United Nations' agency for Palestinian refugees UNRWA says most of the 6,000 refugees still living in the camp last week have since fled.

At least 52 pro-regime fighters have been killed in fighting to expel IS from the capital's southern suburbs since April 19, the Observatory says. Syrian officials do not usually disclose losses within army ranks.

The monitor has said at least 35 jihadist fighters were also killed during the same period.

There are an estimated 1,000 IS fighters left inside Yarmuk and the adjacent districts of Hajar al-Aswad and Qadam.
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Iran detains British-Iranian academic -New York-based rights group
[Ynet] A British-Iranian academic was detained in Iran by the country's Revolutionary Guards in mid-April, the New York-based Center for Human Rights in Iran reported on Wednesday.

Abbas Edalat, a professor of computer science and mathematics at Imperial College in London, had travelled to Iran from his home in London at an unknown date for academic purposes, according to CHRI.

At least three other British-Iranian dual citizens are known to be held in the Islamic Theocratic Republic.
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