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LNA claims to destroy Turkish arms ship in Tripoli harbor.
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
Syrian army taking care of enemy graves.
Posted by: 3dc || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [168 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Afghanistan
‘Five Army Soldiers Killed’ in Kunduz Attack: MoD
[ToloNews] At least five soldiers were killed in a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attack on a security checkpoint in northern Kunduz province on Sunday night, the Ministry of Defense said on Monday.

The Taliban attacked a security checkpoint outside of Kunduz city and the festivities continued until 4:30 am Monday morning, local officials said.

However,
some people cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go...
local officials did not provide further details about the attack.

Other sources said that at least 14 soldiers were killed in the attack and two others were maimed.

The Taliban also clashed with the reinforcement forces in the area, sources added.

The Taliban has grabbed credit for the attack.
An Nahar adds:
The attack happened in Shora Khak area of volatile Kunduz province on Sunday, days after US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said an agreement with the Taliban was in place for a "conditions-based" seven-day reduction in violence.

"Unfortunately, five army soldiers were martyred and three wounded," the Afghan defence ministry said in a statement, adding that Taliban fighters also suffered casualties.

Enhamuddin Rahmani, a spokesman for Kunduz police, told AFP the fighting lasted several hours and both sides suffered casualties.

The Taliban's official spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed on Twitter that the militants had killed 19 security forces in the attack.

It is not clear when the reduction in violence will begin. A Taliban official has said it was imminent, and a US official said Friday it would begin "really soon".
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [124 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


2 militants held, 4 suicide bombings detonated in Kabul and Kandahar
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The security forces arrested 2 bully boyz and detonated four suicide kaboom vests during the operations in Kabul and Kandahar provinces.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the National Defense and Security Forces arrested two turbans during a raid i Qarabagha district of Kabul.

The statement further added that the security forces arrested the two turbans as part of an operation to clear the from the presence of the terrorists.

In a separate statement, the Special Operations Corps said the Special Forces discovered and destroyed four suicide kaboom vests during an operation which they conducted in Dand district of Kandahar.

According to Special Operations Corps, the security forces discovered the suicide kaboom vests during the raid which they conducted in Kandahar to suppressed the enemies in the province.

The anti-government armed bully boyz including Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
have not commented regarding the operations so far.
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [107 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
LNA claims to destroy Turkish arms ship in Tripoli harbor.
[Twitter]
Posted by: 3dc || 02/18/2020 10:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [226 views] Top|| File under:

#1  If true, Turkey sure is taking a PR beating from a military standpoint today.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/18/2020 11:58 Comments || Top||

#2  yes

Turkey is hurting in both Syria and in Libya although most of the deaths in both cases are mercenaries of various sorts
Posted by: lord garth || 02/18/2020 12:49 Comments || Top||


GNA, with the help of the #Erdogan regime, are planning to assassinate the General Commander of the Libyan National Army #LNA Haftar
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [106 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


GNA #terrorist militia are currently bombarding Gaser Bin Gashir #Tripoli with Grad missiles resulting in 21 civilians dead
[TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

#1  Guessing Gaser airport is a LNA point?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 02/18/2020 17:46 Comments || Top||

#2  Only 21 civilians dead? C'mon boys learn how to sight your weapons.
Posted by: jpal || 02/18/2020 19:14 Comments || Top||


Europe
Norway Mosque Shooter Charged with Murder, Terrorism
[AnNahar] A 22-year-old Norwegian man accused of killing his step-sister before opening fire in a mosque near Oslo in August was charged with murder and terrorism on Monday, prosecutors said.

Philip Manshaus was arrested after opening fire in the al-Noor mosque in the affluent Oslo suburb of Baerum on August 10 last year before he was overpowered by a 65-year-old man.

Just three worshipers were in the mosque at the time, and there were no serious injuries.

The body of his 17-year-old step-sister was later found in their home. Adopted by his father's girlfriend, Johanne Zhangjia Ihle-Hansen was killed by four bullets, police said. Police have previously said they believed the motive for the murder to be racist, saying he killed her because she was of Asian origin.

The charge sheet filed with the Asker and Baerum district court on Monday contained two charges. One charge of murder for having killed his stepsister, and one charge of a "terrorist act" by attempting to kill with the "intention of creating severe fear in a population."

The trial is expected to begin on May 7.

Manshaus has previously admitted to the actions but has rejected the charges of murder and terrorism, claiming that it was a "kind of self-defense."

On September 9, at a court hearing to extend his detention in jug, Manshaus raised his arm in a Nazi salute to the assembled media.

Manshaus lawyer, Unni Fries, told broadcaster NRK that the charges did not come as a surprise.

"We are going to take a closer look at this and work towards the trial," Fried said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [169 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  What is it with "nationalists" adoring Hitler?
The guy was an addicted to drugs and was always betting his own country future. In the end destroyed his own country. That does not seems much nationalist to me...
Posted by: Thorong Grundy1520 || 02/18/2020 0:47 Comments || Top||

#2  It's not enough to have a gun. You need a plan. And to have a plan, you need a bloody clue. Most idiots trying this shit are ending up killing innocents or giving colonists more security and legal assist.

Makes the islamists look almost deserving of victory. A lot can be achieved by not even firing a single bullet, if proper coordination and strategy is applied. Of course, the law has become unreasonable and will lean toward the moslem, so it has to be convinced with planted evidence, framed elements, entrapment into reacting. But it can be made to react unfavourably against moslems, if nationalists use their resources right.

The problem with most societies is, individuals live out their lives in expectation of service from the State instead of taking up initiative and defending society. It requires commitment like a fundamentalist to save your society, to fight for it. It requires often going up against corrupt and whimsical administrations. Of course, one problem is the law itself - western fabianist jurisprudence has relegated citizens' reactive measures to definitions like 'vigilantism' and 'phobia'. Today, islamist proxies in parliaments and judiciaries have succeeded in defining such actions as outright terrorism. It isn't terrorism when a street full of immigrant thugs raise signs openly promising mayhem against a host country's natives, or when young girls are found brutalized because they're white and christian; but it's terrorism when a youth throws a molotov into a masjid.

One problem may be the age factor. Most conservative nationalists are those who were once instrumental in or saw their nations through recovery and ascension, now advanced in years. The younger generations are brought up in safer, faggot psychiatry actuated, 'socially just' academic environs and grew up to be selfish and undisciplined little buggers. I believe it's the duty of the experienced, veterans of real conflicts, those that played once for regime change and drug wars to impart 'nation consciousness' to youth; to recruit and rally them covertly and train up militia; to coordinate and plan actions which will actually make life difficult for moslems and their benefactors. Such that State administrations are overwhelmed by the widespread hatred and unabashed rejection of islamists and are forced to pick a side. Going up against some nitwits with no xp is not the same as having to acknowledge your veterans, cops, ex-cops, thousands of common citizens have ganged up in a covert struggle against their treachery.

Since people will say to me 'that's not how we do things here', and 'go do it yerself first, ya third world cunt !' I do. I'm proud of a group I aid unofficially that successfully converted 6000+ muslims to other religions from 2016 till date, and exposed hundreds as jihadis to the law. Not everything we did was legally tenable. Did we use clueless bumpkins like tools for stuff ? Yes. Did we frame people who had gotten clean away ? Yes. Have people suffered who didn't have to as collateral ? Most probably. It is the jihad after all. Someone has to jihad them back, or it's a motherfucking rout ! We can't wait for ten-member committees for everything.

We may be crucified by our own States in the end, but that is a risk without which there's no honour. The way our societies are ... wheezing, whining about 'ideals and appropriacy' while even a hijab wearing, regressive bitch appears more powerful than the fully kitted police grunt, it's pathetic.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/18/2020 2:05 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Blast near Quetta Press Club claims 7 lives, leaves 21 injured
[DAWN]
Update from The Times of Israel at 6:15 a.m. ET:
City police chief Abur Razza Cheema says dozens of followers of the radical Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat party
...originally Sipah-e-Sahaba Pakistan (SSP — Guardians of the Prophet's Companions), renamed Millat-e-Islamia and now known as Ahle Sunnat Wal Jammat (ASWJ), the Deobandi Muslim organisation in Pakistan originally formed to fight Shiite landlords in Punjab, eventually murdering thousands. It broke away from the main Deobandi Sunni organisation Jamiatul Ulema-e-Islam in 1985, was banned for terrorism by Britain in 2001, then by Pakistan in 2002 and again in 2012. Along the way, its first four leaders were assassinated. The ban was lifted for Pakistan’s 2018 elections. Al Qaeda-linked Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) broke away in 1996, Jaish-e-Muhammad is the Kashmir arm, and ASWJ feeds manpower to Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan...
were rallying to pay tribute to Islam’s first caliph when the bomber went kaboom! there.
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: Lashkar e-Jhangvi

#1  Great deals on crystal PETN from foreign suppliers these days, if you can afford it. The only trouble is collecting from Wazirabad and carrying it to Quetta. Thankfully, there are wannabe mujahids you can use. Swell country.

What'd they think ? They'd just jail some sasquatches and hide the stink, get the moolah ? If I had my way I'd see the FATF itself condemned for aiding and abetting terrorism. There's no way they're not corrupt. The UN, the FATF, the APG... everybody who gives the 'Stain a clean chit every time. And Pakis have probably killed or destroyed the lives of more EU and American citizens than in the subcontinent itself !
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/18/2020 2:23 Comments || Top||

#2  Late news now, I don't know if it made the papers; another similar ... incident occurred at Ghousabad, Quetta recently on the 10th. These are people that must die you see. Even the local populace of quetta is fed up with them.

Primary disseminators of deobandi dogma, a sort of mecca to the jihadi, some of the vilest human beings on earth are educated in these ideological factories. They are also meeting places and coordination centers for much of the terrorist activity against local democracy. If Balochistan is to be free of the 'Stain, it's very necessary that that the criminal hold of these deobandis be weakened enough for Baloch secessionists to become more powerful.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/18/2020 16:58 Comments || Top||

#3  Matter for the archives, TW ?

In 1999, when the JeM was founded by Maulana Masood Azhar, the Sipah-e sahaba Pakistain (SSP) under Maulana Tariq Aziz lent it the initial support. Men, contacts, shared sunni facilitators and financiers. The JeM carried out aggressive actions for it against 'secular minded' rationalists in Multan and Jhang in exchange.

Massod Azhar himself declared at a sunni sasquatch conference, in 2000 I think, "Sipah-e-Sahaba stands shoulder to shoulder with Jaish-e-Muhammad in the jihad."

The SSP draws support from some political outfits in Pakistan, primarily the Jamaat-e-Islami, Pak (JeI) and the Jamaat-Ulema-e-Islam (JuI). The Jamaats run almost all madrassas and markaz from where recruits for the HuM, SSP and Taliban are provided. They are the most sought after indoctrination and radicalization experts in the sunni world. Yale and Harvard for the sasquatch.

The SSP is funded primarily by soddys and rich Pakistani gangsters, apart from donations by various sunni groups. Relatively unknown to the world, SSP create 3 out of every 5 hardline sunni clerics that recruit, poison and radicalize youth across the entire world from Canada to Australia.

Ramzi Ahmed Yousuf, an accused in the New York WTC bombing of February 1993, was also Sipah e Sahaba.

In 2001, they joined the Afghan Jihad Council to protest Pakistan's allowance of air bases to the US for ops on the taliban; and have lent training, PR, and recruitment support silently working among pashtun tribals since then.

We shared knowledge of all bases and strongholds we knew of with the farmboys back in 2008, then again two years ago, but they haven't done much with it except include an innocuous footnote about 'India's Concerns (ho hum)' in their dossiers to other agencies.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 02/18/2020 17:41 Comments || Top||

#4  Saved as a classic as well as to my private files, Dron66046. Thank you.
Posted by: trailing wife || 02/18/2020 22:50 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Iraqi students in #Maysan University reiterate their support to anti-government protests
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [109 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Anything but actually study.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 02/18/2020 1:51 Comments || Top||


Iraqi security forces in #Karbala are side by side with protesters, demanding the fulfillment of their demands
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Government troops continue assault against protesters using tear gas bombs and hunting guns at al-Khillani Square in #Baghdad
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [101 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Students of #Nasiriya universities mourn their colleague Abadi al-Assadi, who was killed today
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [97 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


ISIS attacks #Iraqi army checkpoint near #Diyalah bridge. At least one ISF killed
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [122 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Sri Lanka
Syrian Army approaches southern Afrin for first time in years
[TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [64 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iranian female political prisoners have called on their compatriots to boycott the parliamentary elections scheduled for later this week
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [98 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran


Russian Air Force launches heavy attack over western #Aleppo
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Sea of Syrian Army reinforcements head to #Idlib to intensify offensive
[TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [98 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Turkey sends over 150 vehicles to #Idlib amid new Syrian Army advance
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]




Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Syrian Army 's about to surround another Turkish post after scoring new advance in west #Aleppo
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 02/18/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [160 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  Huh... it is almost like the Turks still can't fight worth a damn.

Kind of a huge requirement if you are going to recreate the Ottoman Empire.
Posted by: DarthVader || 02/18/2020 8:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Interesting, but not interesting enuf to send out for popcorn, beer, or pizza. Continue to monitor and if nothing more serious develops, I'll see you again in six months.
Posted by: Besoeker || 02/18/2020 9:01 Comments || Top||

#3  Huh... it is almost like the Turks still can't fight worth a damn. --DarthVader

Have the Turks actually "fought" yet? They did an anti-partisan push or two, but mostly it has been posturing (think the Italian Army under Mussolini if that militarily competent). The question is (1) How corrupt the Turkish Army was before (2) the Anti-Gülenist Purges got rid of anybody suspected of being competent and/or non-AKP.

So far it looks like their proxies and bought thugs are more interested in living than fighting for the Grand Pasha of Istanbul.
Posted by: magpie || 02/18/2020 16:33 Comments || Top||



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