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27 Taliban militants killed, 19 others wounded in Kunduz
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Harbor Freight Joins the Effort
Monday March 23rd, 2020

LeeRemickB026
Mini Truck packed with explosives goes off close to Bagram Airfield
That's why they have minitrucks in Afghanistan
Commander of the Western Region Operations: We have the bodies of 4 Turkish soldiers & a Syrian leader
Just ship them back to Ankara. Don't ship COD though.
Afghan Special Forces repulse Taliban attack in Zabul province
How's that Peace Processor thingy working out for yez?
Explosion wounds 2 civilians in Kabul city
It doesn't matter who you kill or maim, as long as somebody gets it
Two detained for smashing car into Barcelona airport, shouting Islamist slogans
Coppers say they're still trying to figure a motive. Go figure
27 Taliban militants killed, 19 others wounded in Kunduz
That'd be 27 cannon fodder launched into the Great Beyond, another 19 who only get 36 virgins because they're only half dead

Posted by: Fred || 03/23/2020 14:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6501 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Alternate career path? Not my thing at all, but who am I to judge?

Lee Remick shows all that's allowed
In 3-D! You'll be wowed! You'll be cowed!
Get your kicks, guaranteed,
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Coming soon, in A Foot in the Crowd.
Posted by: Uneregum Borgia7141 || 03/23/2020 23:40 Comments || Top||

#2  A Face in the Sweets Crowd
Posted by: Lex || 03/23/2020 23:45 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
27 Taliban militants killed, 19 others wounded in Kunduz
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) killed 27 Talibs in northern Kunduz province, the Afghan military said.

The 217th Pamir Corps in a statement said the security forces responded killed the holy warriors while reacting to Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attacks in Khanabad and Dasht-e Archi districts.

The statement further added that a large number of Talibs had also gathered in Imam Saheb district where they were planning a large scale attack against the security forces.

The 217th Pamir Corps also added that a local commander of Taliban, Qari Hafiz, was also among those killed and 19 other holy warriors sustained injuries.

The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6608 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Is all this killing and maiming part of a ceasefire? I've totally lost the plot over there.
Posted by: SteveS || 03/23/2020 0:07 Comments || Top||

#2  The Taliban will continue killing until they get back their imprisoned comrades, who were to be released as a reward for calm.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/23/2020 13:38 Comments || Top||

#3  We could airdrop them.
Posted by: Woodrow || 03/23/2020 14:18 Comments || Top||

#4  I have said send them back in quart zip loc bags.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 03/23/2020 16:18 Comments || Top||


Explosion wounds 2 civilians in Kabul city
[KhaamaPress] An explosion triggered by an improvised bomb maimed two civilians in Kabul city earlier today, the security officials said.

The officials further added that the earth-shattering kaboom took place at around 6:40 am local time in the vicinity of 19th district of the city.

The unknown turbans had planted the improvised bomb on a roadside close to Kabul Military Training Center Camp, the officials said, adding that the victims have been shifted to hospital where they are receiving medical care.

No individual or group including Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
has so far grabbed credit for the incident.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6511 views] Top|| File under:


Afghan Special Forces repulse Taliban attack in Zabul province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces
...established in 2007 with the intent of taking one conventional infantry kandak (battalion) from each of the regional ANA corps, giving them special training and equipment, and reorganizing based on the U.S. Army Rangers. Each battalion is assigned to one of the six regional corps. The commandos comprise 7% of the Afghan National Security Forces but conduct 70% to 80% of the fighting...
repulsed a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
attack in southern Zabul province, killing at least 4 turbans during the clash, the Afghan military said.

The Special Operations Corps in a statement said the Talibs were looking to launch an attack on security posts in Bariha area located in the scenic provincial capital of Zabul.

The statement further added that the Special Forces responded to the attack and killed 4 turbans during the clash and seized 2 vehicles and some weapons together with munitions.

The Special Forces also arrested six Talibs following the clash, the Special Operations Corps added.

This comes as the Talibs killed at least 24 Afghan security personnel during an insider attack in Zabul province on Friday.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6494 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Mini Truck packed with explosives goes off close to Bagram Airfield
[KhaamaPress] A Mini Truck packed explosives went off close to Bagram Airfield in northern Parwan province of Afghanistan late on Saturday night, the local officials said.

Mohammad Mahfuz, the Police Chief of Parwan said the Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device went off at around 8 pm local time.

He also added that the security forces opened fire on the vehicle after its driver ignored the call to stop in the check post.

According to Mahfuz, the earth-shattering kaboom did not inflict casualties on any one else.

The officials in the Ministry of Interior confirmed that the Lions of Islam were looking to ram the explosives laden Dyna mini truck into Bagram Airfield.

The anti-government armed Lions of Islam including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented regarding the incident so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6515 views] Top|| File under:


Africa North
Commander of the Western Region Operations: We have the bodies of 4 Turkish soldiers & a Syrian leader
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6497 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Europe
Two detained for smashing car into Barcelona airport, shouting Islamist slogans
[Rooters] Two people were arrested after crashing a car into the interior of Barcelona airport’s Terminal 1 on Friday morning, Catalan police tweeted, adding that there were no injuries from the incident.

Regional police chief Eduard Sallent told a news conference that the two shouted Islamist slogans, adding that Sherlocks were not ruling out any theories over the driver’s motives.
We can probably guess, given official reticence...
Police bomb squad Tedax confirmed there were no explosives in the car. Sallent said both occupants of the car were dipshits Albanian.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6490 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


Iraq
Karbala-Baghdad pilgrims defy Iraq coronavirus curfew
[RUDAW.NET] Most Iraqis are adhering to a week-long, state-ordered lockdown that began on March 17, aimed at containing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
...the twenty first century equivalent of bubonic plague, only instead of killing off a third of the population of Europe it kills 3.4 percent of those who notice they have it. It seems to be fond of the elderly, especially Iranian politicians and holy men...

But these pilgrims have traveled for tens of kilometers by foot, from Karbala to Baghdad, to visit the shrine of Imam Musa Kazim, one of twelve highly revered imams in Shiite Islam.

Though than 13,000 people worldwide have died after contracting the virus - including 20 Iraqis, as of March 22 - these pilgrims say they are unafraid.

"Don’t dwell on it, because corona is nothing, it’s all gossip. Believe me, Iraq is safe under the watch of God and the father [Imam Ali] of Hassan and Hussein. There are Shiite doctors to cure everything. I swear by [Imam] Musa, the son of Jaafar, there is no corona," said pilgrim Um Hussain.

Some pilgrims say those infected with the virus will be cured upon visiting the shrine, and call on people from China, Italia and Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
to seek remedy here.

"I ask people in China, Italia, Iran and other high-risk countries to go to the shrine of the Imam. Check them in this square after they’ve left the shrine - if they haven’t recovered, slaughter all of us," pilgrim Um Abbas said.
Hokay
Posted by: Fred || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6471 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Well at least Iran can serve as a control group data point. So when this is all over we can compare the difference between losing your shit and forcing everyone to stay at home vs losing your shit and acting like 7th century retards
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 03/23/2020 9:20 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iran coronavirus death toll climbs to 1,685, with 21,638 cases so far recorded nationwide
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 03/23/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6487 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  Yeesh. Even the Taliban figured out we weren't the enemy.
Posted by: gorb || 03/23/2020 0:29 Comments || Top||

#2  And that's just the official statistics.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/23/2020 4:48 Comments || Top||

#3  updated official figures as of today

~23k infected
~1.8k

if we were to believe the official figures it shows a plateau similar to SKor did in the 2nd week of March
Posted by: lord garth || 03/23/2020 11:01 Comments || Top||

#4  And Iraq has just 23 - does not seem possible...
Posted by: Glenmore || 03/23/2020 11:01 Comments || Top||

#5  official report from Iraq yesterday

233 infected 20 deaths

Iraq did not have a strong connection with China, unlike Iran which had a joint Chinese/Iran team building a high speed rail line.

still, as implied by glenmore, it is almost certain that the actual numbers are larger than the reported numbers
Posted by: lord garth || 03/23/2020 12:13 Comments || Top||

#6  Iraq did not have a strong connection with China

But the Shiite portion of the country is practically a suburb of Iran, lord garth, with lots of travel in both directions.
Posted by: trailing wife || 03/23/2020 14:55 Comments || Top||

#7  tw

true

although there is quite a bit of animosity between the Persian shiites and the Arab shiites so they may not have mixed it up that much

also, that part of Iraq is already warm so the virus may have some trouble getting from person to person

also, I don't think the southern part of Iran has that many infections compared w Qom and tehran


Posted by: lord garth || 03/23/2020 15:19 Comments || Top||

#8  They have a lot of IRGC and friends in Iraq, garth.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 03/23/2020 15:21 Comments || Top||



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  27 Taliban militants killed, 19 others wounded in Kunduz
Sun 2020-03-22
  Greeks Find Tunnel Full of Weapons Under Athens,
Arrest Turkish Terrorists
Sat 2020-03-21
  TSA halts all NY airport departures do to infected people showing up at each one.
Fri 2020-03-20
  Militant attack kills about 30 Malian soldiers -army
Thu 2020-03-19
  Migrants at Refugee Camp in Germany Riot,
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Wed 2020-03-18
  Manchester Arena bombing: Hashem Abedi guilty of 22 murders
Tue 2020-03-17
  China expels ALL American reporters!
Mon 2020-03-16
  Saudi Arabia detains 298 officials in new corruption cases
Sun 2020-03-15
  Hezbollah commander prosecuted in Austria for terror finance
Sat 2020-03-14
  Violence by Taliban Spikes Despite Peace Efforts
Fri 2020-03-13
  Sudan moves against Bashir loyalists after assassination attempt
Thu 2020-03-12
  4 Iranian proxy forces HQ hit in airstrikes along Iraq-Syria border
Wed 2020-03-11
  Rocket attack in Iraq kills two Americans and a British citizen
Tue 2020-03-10
  US begins military pullout from two Afghan bases
Mon 2020-03-09
  Turks Use Drones in Tear Gas Attacks on Greek Border Guards

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