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Minnesota National Guard have deployed to Brooklyn Center following mass race rioting and looting by BLM
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Afghanistan
23 ANDSF Killed in Taliban Attacks, Security Incidents
[ToloNews] At least 23 members of the Afghan cops have been killed and dozens more were maimed in multiple Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attacks on the first day of Ramadan.
Happy Ramadan!
The attacks were carried out in Balkh, Badakhshan, Pashtun-infested Logar, Baghlan and Takhar provinces.

Ten soldiers were killed in Balkh, three in Pashtun-infested Logar, six in Baghlan, one in Takhar and three in Badakhshan.

Religious scholars said that the continuation of war in Afghanistan, particularly during Ramadan, is against Islamic principles.

LATEST INCIDENTS:
On Tuesday at least three non-combatants were killed and 24 were maimed--18 civilians and six police--in a boom-mobile explosion in PD1 of Farah city, Taj Mohammad Jahed, the governor of Farah, told TOLOnews.

"There is fear the casualties will rise," he said.

At least 10 members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) were killed and three more were maimed in a Taliban attack in the northern province of Balkh on Monday night, local sources said on Tuesday. The attack took place on an outpost in Sar Asyab village of the Chimtal district of Balkh province, the sources said, adding that "five other security force members were taken hostage by the Taliban."

Local officials have not commented on the attack.

The Taliban has grabbed credit for the attack.

The 209 Shaheen Army Corps confirmed the death of 5 soldiers.

Security officials said that 7 Taliban fighters were also eliminated.

Based on the statistics by the Ministry of Interior, in the past three weeks, Afghanistan witnessed 1,400 security incidents and Taliban attacks in which 60 non-combatants were killed and 164 more were maimed including women and kiddies.

But the Taliban has denied its involvement.
Local sources in Badakhshan said, three Afghan National Army members were shot and killed by the Talibs on the first day of Ramadan in the Zibak district of the province.

Nik Mohammad Nazari, front man for the governor of Badakhshan told the media that the incident happened on Tuesday morning in "Tizab" village of Zibak district.

According to Nazari, the killed soldiers had come to Badakhshan from Paktia and Kandahar provinces to spend their holidays with their family members.

Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
reportedly captured the ANA soldiers on their way to Warduj district, before getting shot, two of the killed soldiers were cousins.

This comes despite peace efforts, bloodshed in the month of Ramadan is against the values of humanity.
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Africa Horn
Death Toll up to 42 after Migrant Boat Capsizes off Djibouti
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Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [8 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking


Africa North
Car Bomb Kills One, Injures Two in Libyan capital
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Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [9 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Africa Subsaharan
Niger Seizes Record Number of Weapons from Libya
[LIBYAREVIEW] On Sunday, Niger security forces said they have seized two cars coming from Libya, carrying 77 Kalashnikov rifles, two pistols, two missiles, and more than 30,000 ammunition rounds.

The security forces in the city of Ingal in northern Niger, chased the two vehicles. One of the cars overturned on the road, with the police managing to arrest four of the smugglers. The search is still underway for two other smugglers.

According to a report disclosed by the United Nations
...an idea whose time has gone...
in February, there were an estimated 29 million weapons proliferated across Libya, making it the largest stockpile of uncontrolled weapons in the world. This has negatively affected its neighbours including Chad, Niger, and Mali.

In February 2020, the President of the African Union
...a union consisting of 53 African states, most run by dictators of one flavor or another. The only all-African state not in the AU is Morocco. Established in 2002, the AU is the successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU), which was even less successful...
Commission, Moussa Faki stressed that the situation in Libya could make it a center for arms distribution throughout the continent.
Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [8 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Arabia
Yemen Houthis Kidnap Medics for Refusing to Treat Wounded Fighters at Battlefronts
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Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [9 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Artsakh reports firing from Azerbaijani side in the direction of Sarushen village
[HORIZONWEEKLY.CA] On April 10 shots were fired in the direction of the Sarusheen village from the Sargsashen village occupied by Azerbaijan, Spokesperson for the Artsakh state service for Emergency Situations reports.

The firing from machine guns came as farmers Shirin Sargsyan, 65, and Vitali Harutyunyan, 36, were working in the field.

As a result, left side window of the tractor belonging to Harutyunyan was broken, the Spokesperson said.

Investigators of Askeran’s regional police department have prepared relevant materials to be submitted to Russian peacekeepers.

Besides, by the order of the Minister of Internal Affairs Karen Sargsyan, security along Shosh-Sarushen-Karmir Shuka highway will be intensified. This is the second incident between Armenians and Azerbaijanis on the mentioned road section.
Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [8 views] Top|| File under: Ottoman Proxies


Fifth Column
Large antifa mob marches in DC for DuanteWright. They’re carrying umbrellas to shield their comrades while committing crimes
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Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [8 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


Mob of antifa in Portland attacked a @PortlandPolice facility by setting fires and throwing explosives and bricks, ACLU there as witness against police
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Minnesota National Guard have deployed to Brooklyn Center following mass race rioting and looting by BLM
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Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [10 views] Top|| File under: Antifa/BLM


The Grand Turk
Turkey rescues 117 asylum seekers in Aegean Sea
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Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [9 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


India-Pakistan
Security forces kill TTP terrorist in South Waziristan
[DAILYTIMES.PK] Security forces during an operation on Tuesday killed a Tehrik-e-Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
Pakistain (TTP) terrorist in Ladha, South Wazoo, Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement.TTP terrorist Pir, alias Asad, was killed after security forces conducted an operation in the Ladha region of South Waziristan after the reports of snuffies in the region emerged.

After an intense exchange of fire, the terrorist named Pir alias Asad was rubbed out.

Terrorist, Asad was an active member of TTP’s Baitullah Mehsud group in Ladha since 2006, said the military’s media wing. The TTP terrorist remained actively involved in terror activities

Earlier during another exchange of fire, one terrorist named Zahid ud Din resident of Dewagar, North Waziristan was killed.

Terrorist Zahid ud Din was an active member of TTP in the Dewagar and Kharseen areas, said the ISPR, adding that the TTP terrorist remained actively involved in murders, terrorist activities against security forces, extortion and planting IEDs.
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Killings, arrests and protests continue for second day in Pakistan
[DAILYTIMES.PK] At least three people have been reported killed and more than 100 supporters of Tehrik-e-Labbaik Pakistain (TLP) were arrested overnight as the right-wing party’s protest entered the second day after the arrest of its chief Sahibzada Saad Hussain Rizvi a day earlier.The deaths occurred in the Faizpur Interchange area of Lahore. A police constable was also killed by protesters in Lahore, he was deployed at Gowalmandi cop shoppe.

According to sources, there are severe traffic jams in different parts of Lahore. Traffic remains paralyzed at Yateem Khana Chowk, Ferozpur Road, Shahdara, Daroghwala Chowk. In Faisalabad
...formerly known as Lyallpur, the third largest metropolis in Pakistain, the second largest in Punjab after Lahore. It is named after some Arab because the Paks didn't have anybody notable of their own to name it after...
, traffic flow has been severely affected due to closure of various highways.

In a statement, party spokesperson Tayyab Rizvi said that there was no truth to reports that the protests had been called off. "They will continue till the French ambassador is deported," he said.

Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said , government has decided to take action against law-breakers ordered to reopen several road and entry and exits points that were closed due to protests by a religious party.

A high level meeting chaired by Federal Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, decided action against those disturbing law and order situation, as well as ordered to suspend cellular and internet services for 24 hours in areas where the law and order situation deteriorates.

On the other hand, a meeting chaired by Punjab
1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots....

Law Minister Raja Basharat has decided to deploy Rangers along with police at 16 points of Lahore.

The TLP is protesting blasphemous caricatures published in La Belle France and demanding that the French ambassador be sent home and import of goods from that country banned.
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Iraq
PMF arrests six terrorists in Nineveh
[SHAFAQ] al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces-PMF) dismantled a terrorist network plotting attacks against security and civilian targets in Nineveh.

A statement of the PMF said that a joint force of Nineveh’s Operations Command of the PMF, the Intelligence of the Brigade 30, and PMF's Intelligence unit arrested six forces of Evil wanted to the Judiciary per arrest warrants.

The arrestees were then handed to relevant authorities to commence legal procedures.
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ISIS revives a strategic camp between Saladin and Diyala and deploys, local officials say
[SHAFAQ] Security officials in Diyala revealed that the terrorist organization of ISIS revived "Aicha Camp" located at the border areas of Diyala with Saladin, calling for intensifying security operations at this loose area between the adjacent governorates.

The Director of Qara Tapa sub-districts, 113 kilometers to the northeast of Baquba, Hasan al-Tamimi, said in a statement to Shafaq News Agency, "Security operations are effective, but it is not sustainable. It allows ISIS operatives and leaders to flee to other remote areas and villages ahead of the operation then come back afterward."

"Preemptive security operations are thinly disguised. As if they know a priori, so they relocate to another area leaving empty headquarters, except for some equipment," he continued, "ISIS is deploying the empty headquarters tactic."

Al-Tamimi accentuated the importance of the security operations sustainability in the loose area extending between Hamrin and the borders with Saladin and Kirkuk to pursue ISIS bandidos Death Eaters posing as civilians or farmers in the villages.

The Commander of Nidaa Diyala, Ziham Ismail al-Jubouri, endorsed al-Tamimi remarks, "the 21 kilometers square area extending from Hamrin mountains in Diyala to Saladin requires comprehensive operations and heavy security presence to prevent ISIS operatives from stationing and organizing their ranks."

"Preemptive and security operations limited their efforts to return to nurturing environment," he added.

The camp is located between the borders of the two sub-districts of al-Azim and Qarah Tapa, north of Diyala. It was the largest outpost of the organization’s bandidos Death Eaters over the past years. al-Qaeda bandidos Death Eaters used to use it before that.

Although it is called a camp, it is, in fact, composed of only small caches, tunnels, and depots of weapons and explosives. It served as a major launching pad for ISIS attacks in Diyala, Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
and Saladin before it was destroyed in 2014.
It’s been a while...
It seems that ISIS bandidos Death Eaters have taken refuge in their old sanctuary whenever possible during recent months and then disappear again.
Posted by: Fred || 04/14/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [9 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Iraqi Judiciary summons the incumbent governor of Kirkuk along other senior officials
[SHAFAQ] An informed source in Kirkuk said that the current governor along other local officials had been summoned over charges of misappropriation of public funds.

The source told Shafaq News agency that the judiciary had summoned the governor of Kirkuk,
... a thick stew of Arabs, Turkmen, Kurds, and probably Antarcticans, all of them mutually hostile most of the time...
Rakan al-Jubouri, the director of the government contracts department, Ahmad Matar Abd, the director of the general planning department, Saddam Hussein Habib, the director of the engineering department, Fatima Haider Muhammad, and the former director of the accounts department, Othman Muhammad Qarman.

The summoning comes against the background of irregularities in contravention regarding the new governorate building, waiting lounges, and electricity.

Article 340 of the Iraqi Penal Code stipulates, "every employee or person charged with a public service who intentionally causes harm to the money or interests of the entity in which the he [/she] works or is connected to by virtue of his [/her] position or the money of persons entrusted to him [/her] shall be punished by imprisonment for a period not exceeding seven years."
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Security forces clear thousands of dunums within the Samarra operations sector
[SHAFAQ] The Security Media Cell announced, on Tuesday, that thousands of dunams have been cleared in the Tigris River within the Samarra operations sector in Saladin Governorate.

In a statement, the cell said that a joint force from the Ministry of Defense, the Federal Police Command, al-Hashd al-Shaabi, as well as the Ministry of Water Resources staff, managed to comb 4710 dunums in the islands located near the Tigris River within the Samarra Operations Command sector.

The statement added that after receiving intelligence information, a force from the Tenth Infantry division began their mission and managed to find 41 bombs and equipment belonging to ISIS.

The cell pointed out that a force from the Tenth Infantry Division within al-Anbar Operations Command, and after receiving intelligence information, launched a combing mission in al-Karma district, and found six bombs of different kinds, and 60 mm mortar shells, also belonging to ISIS.
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Iraq Upholds Death Sentences against 5 ISIS Terrorists
[ENGLISH.AAWSAT] The Iraqi judiciary sentenced five ISIS turbans to death for carrying out terrorist operations in al-Anbar and Saladin in recent years.

The Supreme Judicial Council media unit issued a statement indicating that al-Karkh Criminal Court sentenced terrorist Ammar Mahdi al-Jubouri to death by hanging in accordance with the Counter-Terrorism Law.

The statement said Jubouri was an ISIS leader in Fallujah and participated in the Albu Nimr massacre, which killed 17 civilians. He also confessed to participating in many terrorist operations.

In November 2014, ISIS carried out a massacre against the Albu Nimr tribe in the Heet district of Anbar, western Iraq, accusing them of collaborating with the authorities.

Jubouri had escaped Abu Ghraib prison in July 2013, after turbans stormed the facility and released about 500 prisoners, most of whom were prominent leaders in the al-Qaeda organization. They killed around 20 security guards.

The Judicial Council explained that Jubouri was assigned a leadership position after the terrorist organizations invaded a number of Iraqi regions in 2014 and that he fled after the liberation using a fake passport until he was arrested by Egyptian authorities and turned over to Iraq.

Meanwhile,
...back at the argument, Livia grabbed for Jane's hair to make her point. Jane elbowed her in the face in rebuttal...
the Criminal Court of Saladin handed down death sentence
...the barbaric practice of sentencing a murderer to be punished for as long as his/her/its victim is dead...
s against four convicts accused of participating in the detonation of a boom-mobile near a gas station in Tikrit
...birthplace of Saddam Hussein...
.

The Judiciary Council said the earth-shattering kaboom targeted the commander of Saladin regiments, which led to the death of a citizen and the injury of the commander, and 33 of his security guards.

Human Rights Watch (HRW) and other human rights
...which are usually entirely different from personal liberty...
organizations have condemned the Iraqi government for issuing death penalties.

Last January, President Barham Salih approved 340 death sentences, sparking widespread political and human rights controversy.

International human rights organizations often question the Iraqi judicial system and the political motives behind most of the verdicts issued on terrorism charges.

United Nations
...boodling on the grand scale...
High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet said earlier this year that Iraq is witnessing repeated violations of the right to a fair trial and effective legal representation, with accusations of torture and ill-treatment.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israeli-owned vessel Hyperion Ray was struck by an Iranian missile near the UAE port of Fujairah
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
SDF arrest two ISIS leaders in al-Qamishli and Deir Ezzor countrysides
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
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Syrian Government Sacks Central Bank Governor
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
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Iranian sources tell @amwajmedia that the 60% enrichment that Tehran has announced will begin tomorrow and will be carried out in “small quantity.
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
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