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Saudi Special Forces capture emir of ISIS in Yemen
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Afghanistan
Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan
[Jpost] Two US service members were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday, the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It's headquartered in Belgium. That sez it all....
-led Resolute Support mission said in a statement.

It gave no further details and withheld the names of the service members until next of kin were informed.

The latest deaths bring the tally of US service member deaths in Afghanistan to at least six in 2019 and a total of at least 65 US military deaths since January 2015, according to US government and NATO reports.
Update from Al Ahram at 12:55 p.m. EDT:
The Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
claimed in a statement they killed two American soldiers in an ambush in Sayed Abad district of southern Wardak province on Wednesday, but there was no immediate confirmation from NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions...
whether it was the same attack.

The blast brings to nine the number of US service members killed in Afghanistan so far this year, compared to 12 killed in all of 2018.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:47 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  65 US military deaths since January 2015

Sadly, far more servicemen and women are killed in CONUS in car and motorcycle accidents than in AFG.
Posted by: Besoeker || 06/26/2019 8:57 Comments || Top||


Afghan Special Forces, Air Force conducted 89 operations in past 24 hours: MoD
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces and Afghan Air Force conducted 89 operations in the past 24 hours.

The defense ministry in a statement said Monday that the Special Forces conducted 77 special tasks in various provinces.

The statement further added that the Afghan Air Force also conducted 12 Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in support of the Afghan armed forces.

Furthermore, the security forces conducted 11 joint operations during the same period.

The ministry of defense also added that the operations were conducted in Ghazni, Kunduz, Kandahar, Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
, Uruzgan, Takhar, Badakhshan, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul
...a city and eponymous province in northern Afghanistan, population about 500,000. Demographically it is majority Tadjik and Uzbek. There are small Pashtun, Arab, and Hazara communities, of which the Hazaras mostly don't bother anyone...
, Kunar and Farah provinces.

Meanwhile,
...back at the wrecked scow, a single surviver held tightly to the smashed prow...
the Ministry of Defense said the security forces killed 29 turbans and maimed 8 others during the same operations.

In addition to this, the security forces also arrested 3 turbans during the same operation, the Ministry of Defense said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under:


Afghan Special Forces destroy anti-tank mine in Logar province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces destroyed an anti-tank mine during an operation in Pashtun-infested Logar.

The informed military sources said Tuesday that the operation was conducted in Mohammad Aghah district.

"Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Muhammad Aghah district and destroyed 1 anti-tank mine," the sources said.

The Talibs have not commented regarding the operation so far.

The security situation in some districts of Pashtun-infested Logar province has tanked during the recent months.

Talibs are active in some districts of Pashtun-infested Logar and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile,
...back at the the conspirators' cleverly concealed hideout the long-awaited message arrived. They quickly got to work with their decoder rings...
the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government gangs in this province.

The U.S. forces also conduct regular Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s in restive parts of the country to suppress Taliban
...Arabic for students...
and other anti-government Death Eaters.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [102 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan forces retake Faryab district a year after it was captured by Taliban
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan security recaptured the Bulcheragh district in Faryab province on Tuesday morning. almost a year after it collapsed into the hands of Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
The Ministry of Defense in a statement said Tuesday that the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces cleared Belcharagah district of Faryab province from enemies.

Meanwhile,
...back at the buffalo wallow, Standing Buffalo watched the circling Commanches and asked himself What would Geronimo do?...
the Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the security forces recaptured the district earlier today.

The statement further added that Talibs were in control of the district for the past one year.

The interior ministry also added that the Talibs had taken the residents of Bulcheragh as hostages, closed the schools and were extorting the people.

The Talibs have not commented regarding the recapture of Bulcheragh district so far.

The security and defense officials had earlier vowed that the security forces would to retake the control of all fallen districts from the bad boys.

The Afghan forces had earlier recaptured the control of the strategic Khwaja Omari district in Ghazni province.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Special Forces kill, detain 6 Taliban militants; destroy 3300 pounds of opium seeds, Urea
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed a Taliban
...Arabic for students...
fighter during an operation in Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province.

The informed military sources said Tuesday that the Special Forces also arrested 5 Talibs during the operation.

Meanwhile,
...back at the palazzo, Count Guido had escaped from his bonds and overwhelmed his guard using the bludgeon the faithful Filomena had smuggled to him in the loaf of bread...
the Special Forces destroyed 3,000 pounds of opium seeds and 300 pounds of Urea during the same operation.

The Special Forces also destroyed 1 pound of marijuana and four rifles during the raid.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [267 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Is It Easier To Grow Poppy Than Wheat?
Yes, but it’s a pain to harvest.
By Brian Palmer June 29, 2009
Why is Afghanistan hooked on poppies?

Richard Holbrooke announced in Rome on Saturday that the U.S. will shift anti-poppy efforts in Afghanistan away from destroying crops and toward supporting alternatives.
Posted by: Chereting Pelosi1889 || 06/26/2019 8:51 Comments || Top||

#2  Why is Afghanistan hooked on poppies?

Because it’s a steady income for the Taliban, who guard the producer for a cut of the profits. They wouldn’t be needed to guard pistachio orchards or saffron fields. Also, Afghanistan has an excess of uneducated peasants to harvest the poppies, many already opium addicts, so that isn’t an issue.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 13:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Oh no, a poppy seed shortage!

Does that mean that my poppy seed muffins and bagels is gonna see an increase in price?
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 06/26/2019 14:31 Comments || Top||

#4  Does that mean that my poppy seed muffins and bagels is gonna see an increase in price?

No. Poppy seeds for cooking are mostly grown in the Netherlands and Turkey, Seeking cure.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 16:54 Comments || Top||

#5  I forgot to add the "sarc" tag. Poppy seeds are also grown in California and yes it is legal to grow poppies, what's illegal is the harvesting of poppy sap.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 06/26/2019 22:50 Comments || Top||

#6  :-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 22:56 Comments || Top||


Key ISIS group member among 12 militants arrested in Nangarhar province
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan cops arrested 12 murderous Moslems including a key member of ISIS terrorist group in 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..
The governor of Nangarhar Shah Mahmood Mia Khel told news hounds on Monday that the security forces arrested the murderous Moslems in Jalalabad city, Chaparhar, Ghani Khel and Rodat districts.

Mia Khel further added that 8 ISIS and 3 Talibs were among those arrested.

Meanwhile,
...back at the precinct house, Fat Tony demanded his rosco back. He didn't say please...
Mia Khel said the security forces also arrested a key member of ISIS terrorist group who was involved in spreading propagandas and recruiting for the group.

Mia Khel also added that the ISIS group member had recruited scores of murderous Moslems into ISIS ranks.

The anti-government armed elements have not commented regarding the apprehension of the murderous Moslems so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [98 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Afghan Special Forces kill Taliban attack coordinator in Bagram
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed a Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
attack coordinator during an operation in Parwan.

The military officials said Tuesday that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Bagram district on Monday.

The officials further added that "The Taliban krazed killer, who went by the name Shafiq, was responsible for the coordination of attacks on ANDSF forces."

The military officials also added that "The Taliban do not represent the will of Afghan people ‐ The Taliban speak of peace but their actions prove they have chosen violence."

The Talibs have not commented regarding the killing of Shafiq so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [84 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Special Forces kill 7 Taliban militants, destroy 24 IEDs, homemade explosives in Helmand
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed 7 Talibs during an operation in Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
The informed military sources said Tuesday that the Special Forces conducted the operation in Sangin district of Helmand.

The sources further added that the Specials also destroyed a weapons cache during the same operation.

Furthermore, the Special Forces destroyed 24 Improvised Explosive Devices, 15 pounds of homemade explosives and a Rocket Propelled Grenade.

The anti-government armed elements have not commented regarding the operation so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [123 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Afghan Forces Recapture Faryab’s Bilcheragh District
[ToloNews] The Afghan forces recaptured Bilcheragh district in northern Faryab province after a year, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on Tuesday.

The statement said the operation was held jointly by police and army forces and it was led by the Army's Commando Unit.

The statement says that the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
who captured the district a year ago had closed schools in Bilcheragh.

Another operation will be held to ensure all areas are cleared of the Death Eaters, the statement said.

The statement did not provide further details about the operation.

Taliban has not commented on the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [119 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
Six Egyptian Security Forces Killed In Attacks In Sinai - Reports
[Jpost] Six members of the Egyptian security forces were killed and several others injured in a series of attacks at checkpoints at the city of El Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula, Ynet reported on Tuesday night.

The Arabic-language Sky News reported that at least two hard boyz with boom belts had been neutralized and that seven hard boyz had been killed in the festivities with security forces. No organization grabbed credit for the attacks.
Update from Al Ahram at 1:10 p.m. EDT:
A police officer and six conscripts were killed on Tuesday night as police forces fended off an attack by turbans against police positions southwest of the city of El-Arish in North Sinai, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement.

The confrontations also led to the killing of four of the terrorists, with an boom belt carried by one of the attackers detonating.

The assailants were found in possession of boom belts, automatic weapons and hand grenades, the statement added.

"Police are currently chasing these terrorist elements," the statement said.

The High State Security Prosecution has opened an investigation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 01:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [125 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Egypt's Ministry of Interior foils Muslim Brotherhood plan to disrupt national economy
[AlAhram] The ministry identified and arrested a number of people involved with 19 illegal companies and economic entities involved in the plot.

Egypt's Ministry of Interior issued a statement on Tuesday revealing that it has foiled a plot orchestrated by leaders of the Moslem Brüderbund, along with other elements, attempting to disrupt the country's national economy.

The ministry's statement confirmed it has arrested a number of people who are involved with 19 different illegal companies and economic entities affiliated with the MB's leadership and cadres.

The ministry said it arrested Mostafa Abdel-Moez Abdel-Sattar, Osama Abdel-Aal El-Akabawy, Ahmed Abdel-Geliel El-Ghanam, Omar Mohammed El-Shiniety, Hossam Moenes Saad, Hesham Fouad Abdel-Aleem and Hassan Mohammed Hassan and Ziad El-Aleimy, a former parliament member in the 2012 People's Assembly.
Mr.El-Aleimy was a member of the secular Egyptian Social Democratic Party, one of the main protest groups in the 2011 uprising that drove out Hosni Mubarak. But it also opposed Mohammed Morsi’s democratically elected Muslim Brotherhood government...
Among those arrested are an aide to sitting MP Ahmed Tantawy and other employees of his office. They are all currently under investigation.

The ministry said it has seized organizational documents and electronic devices. The total financial transactions of the involved entities amount to EGP 250 million ($15 million).

According to the statement, the scheme was mainly focused on building paths of illegal cash flow from abroad. This falls in line with the MB, runaway forces, and other enemies of the state financing acts of violence and rebellions against state institutions. The ministry also announced that is has uncovered a hostile scheme dubbed "Plan of Hope," which was organised by runaway MB leaders in coordination with those who claim to represent civil political forces.

The ministry said that Egypt's High State Security Prosecution will carry out investigations in the case.

An informed source told Ahram Online that the MB is trying to regain a foothold on the ground as an attempt to disrupt Egypt's stability, as well as that of the Arab region. The source noted that this comes with the involvement of MB members and former MP Ziad El-Aleimy, in cooperation with other civil political powers.

"The MB terrorist organization's finances are being used by countries that support terrorism in order to infiltrate Egypt's economy and create a state of chaos with the cooperation of civil political forces and a current member of parliament," the source added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [128 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


80 days in, Haftar's forces struggle to keep grip on last positions in southern Tripoli
[Libya Observer] 80 days have passed since Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
has launched his offensive against Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
with remarkable struggling on his forces' part to advance on or maintain positions in southern Tripoli, especially after their supply lines from al-Jufra to Gharyan has been destroyed.

The western zone forces under the Presidential Council's command said earlier they had attacked a military convoy moving toward al-Jufra, leaving many fighters killed or injured.

Central zone forces said they had also controlled a supply line for Haftar's forces after they had seized the road between al-Jufra and western region so the supplies cannot reach Gharyan and Tarhouna.

Meanwhile,
...back at the pie fight, Bella opened her mouth at precisely the wrong moment...
heavy crashes have erupted on Tripoli Airport frontline today with Volcano of Rage Operation saying its forces have seized the main entrance gate, VIP lounge and other important areas of the airport.

The Libyan Air Force also carried out several Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s to back up the forces on the ground, striking Haftar's forces in Ain Zara, Wadi Rabea and Tripoli Airport areas, let alone a strike by Haftar's warplane on it's own forces mistakenly at the eastern part of the airport.

Clashes are still ongoing in and outside the airport as big shots from Presidential Council's forces say the battle for the airport and Qasir Benghashir will soon end on victory.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [159 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Arabia
Two Yemeni Children Killed by Houthi Mines Planted in Hodeidah
[AAWSAT] Iran's Houthi sock puppets
...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 legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. 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 They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him...
militias have escalated their military operations in Hodeidah by shelling the positions army positions and residential villages and committing more massacres against unarmed civilians.

Two siblings were killed on Sunday while their father survived in Durayhimi district, south Hodeidah, after the earth-shattering kaboom of Houthi mines planted in the area.

Local sources said a landmine planted by the militias, before fleeing the area, went kaboom! in Qadba village in the southern outskirts of Durayhimi, killing Yahya Mohammed Ali Omar, 10, and his sister Najwa, 11.

This incident is added to the series of crimes committed by Houthi militias against innocent civilians in Hodeidah and the West Coast after transforming cities, villages, farms and public and sub-roads to minefields before fleeing them.

These mines lead to the death of civilians, mostly women and kiddies, on a daily basis.

This incident comes one day after the death of a woman and the injury of others from the same family as a result of Houthi shelling on a residential neighborhood in Hays district, south Hodeidah, according to local sources.

"Houthi militias have fired heavy artillery shells at civilian houses in Hays district, one of which fell at Mohammed Naji Hamid’s house, killing Wafa Ahmed Ghaleb Jamal and wounding Salama Hassan Hammadi, Munir Abdullah Salem, in addition to the children, Qaboos and Raad Mohammed Naji, whose injuries were critical," sources explained.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [119 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Coalition forces intercept, destroy drone targeting Saudi city of Khamis Mushayt
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Arab Coalition says it intercepted and destroyed a drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia toward a residential area in Khamis Mushayt.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Saudi Special Forces capture emir of ISIS in Yemen
To clarify: is this emir the biggest of big turbans in all Yemen, or is he just a local patrol leader?
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Arab Coalition said that Saudi Special Forces have captured Abu Osama al-Muhajir, the emir of ISIS 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...
A statement on the Saudi Press Agency said al- Muhajir, as well as other members of the Death Eater group, were captured on June 3.

Weapons, ammunition, and telecommunication devices were also seized during the operation.

Col. Turki al-Maliki, the official front man of the Arab Coalition, said the joint operation took place on June 3 at 9:20 am local time.

"‏A house kept under close surveillance proved the presence of the terror group’s leader, and other elements, along with three women and three children," al-Maliki said.

"‏By fully identifying and understanding their daily routines in the area through monitoring and surveillance, the operation was successful in capturing the terrorists, and ensuring the safety of the women and kiddies inside the house," he added.

According to a statement, the entire operation lasted for ten minutes; including the raid, arrest of the terrorists, and the confiscation of possessions.
That’s absolutely amazing! Surely neither the SEALS nor Mossad nor Spetznatz could accomplish such a thing so very quickly.
Update from Iraqi News at 5:10 p.m. EDT:
“The terrorist, who is known as Abu Osama al-Muhajer, was arrested along with some of his allies, including the group’s financial officer," Maliki added.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [258 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Caribbean-Latin America
Nicaragua Arrests Four Men Suspected Of Ties To Islamic State
[Jpost] Four men with suspected ties to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
krazed killer group were captured on Tuesday by members of the Nicaraguan armed forces after entering the country illegally from Costa Rica, Nicaraguan police said.

In a statement, Nicaraguan police said two of the men were Egyptian nationals and the other two were Iraqi. The four were due to be deported back to Costa Rica, it added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 01:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [188 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Islamist nutters in Central America - not our problem, right? Wait, there something in the news about large numbers of 'immigrants' sneaking across our southern border. As much some of us might like to ignore everything beyond our borders, the world is way to interconnected for that now.
Posted by: SteveS || 06/26/2019 9:03 Comments || Top||


Salvadoran migrant father, 25, and his 23-month-old daughter washed up on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande after drowning in front of child's mother
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Bodies of a Salvadoran man, 25, and his young daughter were found on Monday

  • Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez tried to cross Rio Grande with daughter Sunday

  • Family had spent two months waiting in Mexico for U.S. immigration interview

  • Wife Tania Vanessa Ávalos, 21, looked on in horror as they drowned in the river

  • Bodies were found on Mexico side of the border near Brownsville, Texas

  • Highlights tragedy of the border crisis as illegal crossings surge to new highs
Life lesson: Wait your turn instead of trying to enter the U.S. illegally.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [339 views] Top|| File under:

#1  2 bad.
Posted by: Uleck Spererong9442 || 06/26/2019 7:00 Comments || Top||


#3  ...and Beto goes from piece of shit to world-class piece of shit.
Posted by: Raj || 06/26/2019 9:22 Comments || Top||

#4  Beto's promise of an amnesty and lack of following the law on border control is directly responsible for those deaths..

It's Beto and the left that has blood on their hands for encouraging people to break the law.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 06/26/2019 10:19 Comments || Top||

#5  Stay at home, you’re not wanted here.
Posted by: Hupolet Bourbon1119 || 06/26/2019 20:05 Comments || Top||

#6  The border partol have rescued people that got into trouble many times crossing. They never get for those rescues and the media never covers them.
Posted by: Phaick Uneretle6310 || 06/26/2019 20:58 Comments || Top||


Down Under
Australia announces record 1.8 TON seizure of crystal meth shipped from Thailand
Duplicate of this report from June 7th. It’s Muslim bikie gangs growing a profitable business as part of their conquest of Australia.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/26/2019 10:54 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [213 views] Top|| File under: Narcos

#1  Explains the wild tearedlook in Keith Ellison's eyes.
Posted by: Woodrow || 06/26/2019 20:52 Comments || Top||


Europe
Dutch police make Europe's biggest ever crystal meth seizure, burn 2,500kg of the drug
[RT] Dutch police have made the largest seizure of crystal meth in European history, finding 2,500kg (5,500lbs) in a hidden crawlspace at a warehouse in Rotterdam.

The drugs, with an estimated street value in the hundreds of millions, were discovered last week during a raid on a business premises.

Officers noticed the upper floor of the building was far smaller than it appeared from the outside, and eventually discovered a hidden compartment stuffed with the highly addictive drug, according to a Dutch police press release.

The police wasted no time in incinerating the seized drugs. Meanwhile, the investigation led officers to another warehouse in Utrecht where they discovered 17,500 liters of chemicals used to produce cocaine and other drugs. The inquiry into this extensive drug syndicate is ongoing and police believe the vast trove of crystal meth was destined for export.

Dutch gangs are reportedly increasingly moving into the production of crystal meth, despite its lack of popularity in the Netherlands. So far in 2019, a total of four meth labs have been dismantled by Dutch authorities.
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/26/2019 10:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [130 views] Top|| File under: Narcos


Home Front: WoT
Woman accused of aiding Islamic State, double-crossing U.S., faces up to life in prison
[Jpost] A U.S. woman charged with working as an Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
recruiter under the code name "Umm Nutella," who agreed to cooperate with the prosecutors but then divulged her deal to Lions of Islam while out on bail, could be sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday.

Sinmyah Amera Ceasar, who has used that pseudonym, has pleaded guilty to two federal charges for her efforts to aid Islamic State and other Death Eater groups, according to papers filed in federal court in Brooklyn.

"The defendant's conduct is deeply troubling," U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue said in court papers.

Donoghue laid out a cloak-and-dagger saga that began with Ceasar's arrest 2-1/2 years ago as he asked a judge to deny bail in a letter unsealed on Monday and dated Feb. 6.

Ceasar was taken into custody in November 2016 at Kennedy International Airport as she tried to leave the United States. She confessed to using Facebook and other platforms to connect people with Islamic State members who would help them travel to territory controlled by the group, Donoghue said.

She pleaded guilty to related charges in February 2017 under a cooperation agreement and was released on bail in April 2018, he said.

Her bail was revoked the following July after prosecutors learned that she had contacted numerous people, including those she had previously told federal agents were supporters of ISIS or other Lions of Islam groups, he said.

"The fbi put me under a different name because they wanted my case too be sealed," she told a Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
-supporting associate in the United States in a Facebook exchange, prosecutors said in court papers. "How the heck we know i was going to arrested out fo no where."

In an April 15 letter to the woman's lawyers, which was also just unsealed, Donoghue said the government estimated the sentencing guidelines for her crimes to be 30 years to life. The letter also revealed that the woman had pleaded guilty to a second unspecified charge or charges on March 7.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 01:08 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [297 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Bloody bonobobitch even looks like a blob of nutella. There's her whole trip to Morocco on her channel at youtube, apart from other videos preaching the usual jihad Youtube has seen it fit to let them remain . Quite a lot of 'ally-whoos' and nasal, ululating mirth. Her sister is bound to follow in her footsteps. Threat remains.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 06/26/2019 4:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Umm Nutter Butter...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 06/26/2019 7:11 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm surprised she didn't have a top job in Zero's White House.
Posted by: AlanC || 06/26/2019 7:54 Comments || Top||

#4  Sinmyah Amera Ceasar

A US woman /sarc
Posted by: Skidmark || 06/26/2019 9:47 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Hashd Al-Shaabi begins massive operation along Syrian-Iraqi border
[ALMASDARNEWS] Hashd al-Sha’abi (var. Population Mobilization Units) kicked of a large-scale operation on Monday that targeted the vast border region between Syria and Iraq.

Led by the 19th Brigade (Anbar HQ), Hashd al-Sha’abi attacked several hideouts belonging to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) in a bid to halt the terrorist group’s constant smuggling between Iraq and Syria.

"The Anbar Command for the Popular Gathering (Brigade 19) carried out a security operation to secure the 120km long border with Syria," the official media wing of Hashd al-Sha’abi said on Monday.

The statement added that Hashd al-Sha’abi heavily targeted the Wadi Suwab, Suwayb, and Albu Khalifah areas in Iraq’s al-Anbar Governorate.

The Iraqi Ministry of Defense announced the full liberation of Iraq in December 2017 following a long battle against the Islamic State terrorist organization.

However,
women are made to be loved, not understood...
despite retaking all of their lost territory, the Iraqi Armed Forces continue to carry out cleansing operations in several areas as the Islamic State still has many sleeper cells active across the country.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [157 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Iraqi security arrest four Islamic State terrorists in Nineveh
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi security forces announced on Tuesday the capture of four Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
turbans in Nineveh province.

The arrested murderous Moslems used fake names while joining the IS group but their true identity was revealed by the Iraqi intelligence forces, Alghad Press website quoted the Security Media Cell as saying in a press statement.

They were referred to the competent authorities for legal action, the statement read.
Posted by: trailing wife || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [119 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF fire wounds three Palestinians near Gaza border
[Ynet] Three Paleostinians were maimed Tuesday from IDF fire near the northern border fence between Israel and the Gazoo
...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response...
Strip.

Earlier Tuesday, 14 fires broke out near Gaza Border Israeli communities as a result of incendiary devices attached to balloons launched from the Strip.

A Gazook unit responsible for launching incendiary devices said it renewed its activities as a result of Israeli violations of its arrangement with Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason,, referring to the earlier reducing of the Gaza electricity supply and the limiting the Strip's fishing perimeter.
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#1  Wounds? Sounds like the IDF needs more target practice.
Posted by: AlanC || 06/26/2019 11:57 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Jihadist rebels attack Christian town near Idlib
[ALMASDARNEWS] The jihadist rebels have launched a heavy attack on the Christian town of al-Sqaylabiyeh this afternoon, a field source told al-Masdar News.

According to the source, the jihadist rebels fired several rockets and artillery shells towards al-Sqaylabiyeh, causing material damage to several buildings inside this Christian town near the Idlib Governorate border.

No casualties have been reported thus far.

The Jihadist attack this afternoon marks the second time on Tuesday that they have struck al-Sqaylabiyeh.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [144 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Syrian Army reinforcements pour into northwestern Hama
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has continued its military buildup in northwestern Hama, as more reinforcements continue to pour into this area.

According to a report from this front, reinforcements from the Syrian Army and National Defense Forces (NDF) were deployed to the Kafr Naboudeh axis, where they will take part in a new assault against the jihadist rebels.

While the Syrian Army has been able to secure the northern axis of Kafr Naboudeh, the eastern part of the town is still susceptible to jihadist attacks from the nearby hilltop of Tal Sakher.

At the same time, the Syrian Army and local NDF units are still struggling to retake the key hilltop of Tal Malah, which is preventing them from reopening the Mhardeh-Sqaylabiyeh Road.

The Syrian Army’s operation east of Kafr Naboudeh will likely remain on hold until they can retake Tal Malah and nearby Jibeen.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [152 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


Russian jets pound jihadist stronghold in northeast Latakia
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian Air Force has launched their first Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s over the northeastern countryside of the Latakia Governorate this morning.

Led by their Sukhoi jets, the Russian Air Force reportedly pounded the jihadist stronghold of Kabani, which is located just west of the Idlib Governorate and al-Ghaab Plain.

Previously, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) had repeatedly stormed Kabani in an attempt to capture the mountaintop town from the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, formerly al-Nusra, before that it was called something else
...al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, from which sprang the Islamic State...
and the Turkestan Islamic Party.

However,
you can observe a lot just by watching...
their attacks on Kabani were all beaten back by the jihadist rebels, who inflicted heavy casualties within the ranks of the National Defense Forces (NDF) and Syrian Army.
Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [193 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra


US military sends large convoy to eastern Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] The U.S.-led Coalition sent a large military convoy to the al-Hasakah countryside this week, activists in the aforementioned governorate reported on Tuesday.

According to the reports, the U.S. military convoy entered Syria’s al-Hasakah Governorate from neighboring Iraq.

The U.S. Coalition convoy reportedly consisted of tens of vehicles that were carrying military personnel and equipment.

The U.S. military convoy is likely destined for the Deir Ezzor Governorate, where their allies from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are currently carrying out operations against the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) sleeper cells in the area.

Since the Islamic State’s defeat in eastern Deir Ezzor, they have been using their sleeper cells to wreak havoc on the people and SDF troops in this region.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [131 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


UK begins using new F-35 stealth fighters in Syria and Iraq
[ALMASDARNEWS] The United Kingdom has deployed its F-35 stealth fighter jets to the Middle East as the Royal Air Force continues its operations against the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really 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 western pols talk they're not really Moslems....
(ISIS/ISIS/IS/ISIS) in Syria and Iraq.

Citing Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt, Britannia’s ITV reported that the latter visited Royal Air Force’s base in Cyprus, where RAF pilots are training with six of their F-35 jets.

"I am very proud that these are now flying in defense and in projecting the UK’s national interest," Mordaunt began. "This is a fantastic new aircraft, it is amazing, it’s doing so well out here on these operations... it’s a really historic moment."

"It obviously has some incredible capabilities which are really putting us in the lead," she continued.

The jets were deployed to Cyprus, where British Eurofighter Typhoons are also stationed, on Exercise Lightning Dawn, the first overseas deployment for the RAF F-35s which was designed to allow pilots and engineers to gain experience in maintaining and flying the aircraft in an unfamiliar environment.

In the past four weeks, the jets have flown in pairs for more than 225 hours, just over 30% of their total flying hours in the last year, and carried out 95 missions before joining Operation Shader, the name given to the UK’s contribution in the ongoing military action against IS.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [143 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Militant corpses left along highway after battle against Syrian Army
[ALMASDARNEWS] Several Death Eater corpses were left behind along the Mhardeh-Sqaylabiyeh Road after a fierce battle with the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the northwestern countryside of the Hama Governorate.

According to the source of the video, the corpses belonged to the Jaish al-Izza Death Eater group, who is one of the largest rebel factions in northwestern Hama.

Jaish al-Izza was defending the town of Jibeen and nearby hilltop of Tal al-Malah from the Syrian Arab Army and National Defense Forces’ (NDF) troops that were on the offensive in northwestern Hama.

In addition to launching this attack along the Mhardeh-Sqaylabiyeh Road, the Syrian Army troops showcased a Death Eater drone that was shot down over this region.

Posted by: Fred || 06/26/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra

#1  Road kill
Posted by: Frank G || 06/26/2019 5:56 Comments || Top||

#2  pour encourager les autres.
Posted by: Mercutio || 06/26/2019 19:14 Comments || Top||



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