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Naval Air Station Pensacola shooter who killed 3 was Saudi aviation student
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Afghanistan
'Afghan Airforce Assault Kills Three Taliban in Kunduz': MoD
[ToloNews] At least "three Taliban
...Arabic for students...
were killed in an Afghan Air Force air assault" in northern Kunduz province, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) said in a statement on Thursday.

The air assault took place on Wednesday night after the air forces targeted hard boyz in Chahardara district of the province, the statement said, adding that "four other Taliban were arrested by Afghan commandos during operations in the district."

According to the statement, Afghan cops during the clearing operation in Kunduz city "destroyed two bad boy strongholds and also seized bombs and weapons."

"Sayedullah Kandahari, Madra-e-Jame Uzbakha, Taloka-e-Se, Mawlawi Rahman and Haji Naqashband villages were cleared of hard boyz during the operation," it added.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [85 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa Horn
Suspected Al-Shabaab Member Nabbed In Mogadishu
[RADIOSHABELLE] The Somali security agency has arrested suspected al-Shabaab
...... the Islamic version of the old Somali warlord...
members on Tuesday in possession of a hand grenade.

The National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) said the suspect was arrested while on a mission to carry out attacks and will be brought before the court for charges.

"The security agencies nabbed al-Shabaab terrorist while in a mission to hurl a hand grenade but he was arrested without causing any harm," NISA said on its twitter.

"The relevant agencies will be accountable." It added.

This is the second arrest within a week by Somali security agencies.

On 23rd November a suspect was arrested with help from the public after planting explosives in a parked car in the KM5 Zobe area.

One person was maimed in the vehicle.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:53 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [98 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


At Least 15 People Killed In Inter-Clan Fighting In Central Somalia
[RADIOSHABELLE] At least 15 people were reported to have died in a fresh inter-clan battle erupted in central Somalia on Thursday, local residents said.

The festivities took place at Afbarwaaqo village in the Mudug region, where two armed tribal militias are fighting for control of land and Dire Revenge killing is said to be igniting the skirmish.

Local elders began efforts to ease the deadly combat and mediate between the two warring sides, according to a villager who spoke to Radio Shabelle by phone.

Somalia has been beset by clan conflict since the former military regime was ousted in 1991 by power-hungry warlords who then fought for the country’s control.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So...BBQ?
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2019 14:17 Comments || Top||

#2  Somalia has been beset by clan conflict since 1991... good to have a definite date on when that all got started.
Posted by: Grunter || 12/06/2019 19:02 Comments || Top||

#3  add several centuries to that date....
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 19:12 Comments || Top||

#4  Maybe they meant 1991 BC. (or BCE if you are a heathen anthropologist)
Posted by: SteveS || 12/06/2019 19:27 Comments || Top||


Galmudug Forces Carry Out Security Operation In Adado Town
[RADIOSHABELLE] Galmudug
...a semiautonomous region in central Somalia, bordering Puntland on the north. Galmudug is not trying to obtain international recognition as a separate nation, but rather considers itself autonomous within the larger Somali federalism, for what that's worth...
security forces have conducted security operations in the past hours in some neighborhoods of the city of Adado located in the Galgadud region.

The operation led the capture of a driver who killed two children in an area near the town, according to the local police.

The children who were from same family had been killed in the car incident, and security officials said they would investigate further in the tragic event.

In recent years, Galmudug forces have intensified security operations in Galgadud and Mudug regions in efforts to avert attacks and killings as well as maintain the stability.

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:51 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [105 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)


Africa North
Egyptian police kill 3 terrorists in North Sinai shootout: Ministry
[AlAhram] Egypt's Ministry of Interior said in a statement on Thursday that security forces killed three bandidos hard boyz in a shootout in North Sinai.

"The operation was part of the ministry's efforts to track and arrest bandidos hard boyz involved in hostile operations that have claimed the lives of many in the Armed Forces, police and among civilians," the ministry said.

"Information was gathered by the National Security Agency regarding the presence of bandidos hard boyz in the Jalbana area in North Sinai, and that they were preparing to carry out a series of attacks against the Armed Forces and police," the statement said.

"Upon the approach of police forces, the terrorist group opened fire, prompting police to fire back and kill three terrorists," the ministry said.

Security forces seized two automatic rifles, two grenades, rounds of ammunition and a pistol.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 08:14 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [66 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


The terrorist group of #ISIS has released new footage from southern #Libya showing its militants moving freely in broad daylight
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Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [95 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Dozens killed as migrant boat sinks off Mauritania coast
[DW] At least 57 people have died after a boat carrying migrants colonists was shipwrecked in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Mauritania, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said Wednesday.

It was one of the deadliest disasters this year among people making the dangerous attempt to reach Europe
...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum...
The IOM said a further 83 migrants colonists who were on board swam to shore.

The vessel, carrying at least 150 people including women and kiddies, had been low on fuel as it approached Mauritania, the United Nations
...an organization conceived in the belief that we're just one big happy world, with the sort of results you'd expect from such nonsense...
migration agency said in a statement.

Survivors are being helped by the Mauritanian authorities in the northern city of Nouadhibou, said the IOM.

FLEEING GAMBIA
... The Gambia is actually surrounded by The Senegal on all sides but its west coast. It has a population of about 1.7 million. The difference between the two is that in colonial days Senegal was ruled by La Belle France and The Gambia (so-called because there's only one of it, unlike Guinea, of which there are the Republic of Guinea, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, New Guinea, the English coin in circulation between 1663 and 1813, and Guyana, which sounds like it should be another one) was ruled by Britain...
Survivors reported that the boat had left Gambia on November 27. An unknown number of injured people were brought to hospital.

"The Mauritanian authorities are very efficiently coordinating the response with the agencies currently present in Nouadhibou,'' said Laura Lungarotti, Mauritania's chief of mission with the migration agency.

More than 35,000 Gambian migrants colonists left the small country of just over 2 million and arrived in Europe between 2014 and 2018, the IOM reports.

A 22-year stint ofthen-President Yahya Jammeh's oppressive rule impacted the country's economy, contributing to the high number of people trying to migrate to Europe. Many ended up stranded in Libya and Niger. However,
the man who has no enemies isn't anybody and has never done anything...
after Jammeh was forced to cede power in 2017, some Gambians have started to return.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [74 views] Top|| File under:


Libyan officials cite evidence of Russian mercenaries in war
[Aljazeera] Libyan and US officials accuse Moscow of deploying private contractors to key battleground areas for General Haftar.

Officials in Libya's UN-recognised government say they plan to confront Moscow over the alleged deployment of Russian mercenaries to fight alongside their opponents in the country's civil war.

Libyan and US officials accused Russia of deploying fighters through a private security contractor, the Wagner Group, to key battleground areas in Libya in recent months.

They say the Russian fighters are backing renegade military commander Khalifa Haftar, whose forces have been trying for months to capture the capital, Tripoli, where the UN-recognised Government of National Accord is based.

The GNA has documented between 600 and 800 Russian mercenaries in Libya and is collecting their names on a list to present to the Russian government, according to Khaled al-Meshri, head of the GNA's Supreme Council of State.

"We are going to visit Russia after we collect all evidence and present to the authorities and see what they say," al-Meshri told The Associated Press last week.

He did not say when the visit would take place. Moscow has repeatedly denied playing any role in Libya's war.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Wasn't it Wagner who wrote operas in which the Fat Lady Sings?
Maybe ol' Richard W. had the right idea-- at least as it relates to Libya
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 0:24 Comments || Top||

#2  "We are going to visit Russia after we collect all evidence and present to the authorities and see what they say," al-Meshri told The Associated Press last week.

Oh, to be a fly on the wall in this event.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 12/06/2019 1:02 Comments || Top||

#3  Russian "Mercenaries" - the definition of implausible deniability.
Posted by: Mercutio || 12/06/2019 7:30 Comments || Top||

#4  Duh
When I was in Tripoli in 2013 the town was full of big lumpy guys speaking Arabic with Russian accents
Posted by: Sock Puppet of Doom || 12/06/2019 7:50 Comments || Top||

#5  Andrei... you've lost another submarine battalion?

g(r)om, fly? Hell, I want a vid. Certainly an Emmy level nominee for best actor and supporting actor.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 12/06/2019 9:18 Comments || Top||

#6  Hey stop that, you're doing what we're doing said A to B
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 9:56 Comments || Top||


Bangladesh
7 to hang for Holey Artisan terror attack
[Dhaka Tribune] A Dhaka court on Wednesday delivered the verdict in the Holey Artisan Bakery attack case, sentencing seven New JMB bully boyz to death and acquitting one of all charges.

The July 1, 2016, carnage saw 23 people killed, including 17 foreigners and two coppers, and ended when an army commando team stormed the cafe premises in Gulshan and shot the five attackers dead the next day.

The seven condemned to death are: Md Aslam Hossain alias Rashed alias Ryash, Jahangir Hossain alias Rajib Gandhi, Abdus Sabur Khan alias Sohel Mahfuz, Hadisur Rahman Sagor, Rakibul Islam Regan, Shariful Islam Khaled, and Mamunur Rashid Ripon.

The court ordered hanging them till death, apart from fining them Tk50,000 each.

The verdict, pronounced by Judge Md Majibur Rahman of the Anti Terrorism Special Tribunal, drew shouts of "Allahu Akbar" from the convicts, who showed no remorse.

Of the seven, Jahangir, Aslam, Shariful, and Sabur, were among those who planned the attack, Hadisur and Ripon supplied the arms, and Regan was the religious trainer of the attackers.

Jahangir also recruited the five cafe attackers: Nibras Islam, Mir Sabeh Mubashir, Rohan Imtiaz, Khairul Islam Payel, and Shafiqul Islam Uzzal.

The eighth accused in the case, Mizanur Rahman alias Boro Mizan, was acquitted of all charges as the charges were not proved beyond doubt by the prosecution.

All eight were either top leaders or members of New JMB, a splinter faction of banned Death Eater outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh
The JMB is said to be the youth front of Al Mujahideen, the parent organization that began working toward establishing Bangladesh as an Islamic state in the mid 1990s, which remains obscure and probably defunct today. Other organizations, such as Jama'atul Jihad, JMB, Jagrata Muslim Janata Bangladesh (JMJB), Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HUJI), Hizbut Tawhid, Tawhidi Janata, Islami Jubo Shangha, Islami Shangha, Al Falah A'am Unnayan Shanstha and Shahadat-e al Hiqma are believed to be part of the Al Mujahideen network. The JMB at its peak was reported to contain at least 100,000 members, and an alleged 2,000-man suicide brigade, few of whom actually exploded. JMB allegedly received financial assistance from individual donors in Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Libya. Reports have claimed that funding of JMB by international NGOs like Kuwait based Society of the Revival of Islamic Heritage (RIHS) and Doulatul Kuwait, Saudi Arabia based Al Haramaine Islamic Institute and Rabita Al Alam Al Islami, Qatar Charitable Society and UAE-based Al Fuzaira and Khairul Ansar Al Khairia. The top leadership of JMB was captured in 2005 and hung in 2007, which pretty much shot their bolt.
, or JMB.

The accused were brought to the Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions Judge Court premises around 10:15am, where security was beefed up ahead of the verdict in the case filed for the deadliest terror attack in Bangladesh’s history.

The state counsels said they were happy with the verdict and will appeal to a higher court if necessary, against Boro Mizan’s acquittal.

Defence lawyers said the witness testimonies and evidence were inconsistent, and they will definitely move to the higher courts challenging the verdict.

Inspector General of Police Dr Javed Patwary said the police was pleased with the sentencing, save for the acquittal of Boro Mizan. He said they will ask the prosecution to appeal against it.
Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [148 views] Top|| File under: Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (IS)

#1  Like Jeffrey Epstein, they won't hang themselves, so JUST DO IT
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 8:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Just in time for dressing the tree season.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2019 14:18 Comments || Top||


The Grand Turk
Turkish Parliament, #Libya's Presidential Council endorse maritime MoU
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [114 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

#1  A Turkish "Line of Death"?
Posted by: Snusotle the Lesser4227 || 12/06/2019 12:54 Comments || Top||


Home Front: WoT
Naval Air Station Pensacola shooter who killed 3 was Saudi aviation student, investigators eye potential terror link
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[Fox News] The gunman who opened fire Friday morning at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida, fatally shooting three people, has been identified as an aviation student from Saudi Arabia as investigators are looking into whether the attack is terrorism-related.

The gunman was confronted and taken out by a pair of responding officers. Two people were killed at the scene while a third victim died after being rushed to a local hospital. Seven others suffered injuries and are undergoing treatment, including the two officers, one of whom was shot in the arm and the other in the knee. Both are expected to survive.
Update from the Daily Mail at 2:00 p.m. ET : the dead Saudi gentleman is named Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani.
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 13:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [538 views] Top|| File under:

#1  A Saudi aviation student.....

I think I've seen this....
Posted by: Beavis || 12/06/2019 13:33 Comments || Top||

#2  Here we go again.
Posted by: Unosh Hupinelet8756 || 12/06/2019 13:34 Comments || Top||

#3  I'm so f---ing sick of this.
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 13:44 Comments || Top||

#4  Time to put the Soddies on the travel ban list.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 12/06/2019 14:24 Comments || Top||

#5  Moefficient of 1
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 12/06/2019 14:36 Comments || Top||

#6  No mention of the target - random PX hit? Classroom full of the finest?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/06/2019 15:26 Comments || Top||

#7  If there was any kind of "sponsorship" on the part of a politician or military person, we need to know who they are.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 16:10 Comments || Top||

#8  Saudi air force 2nd lieutenant, according to the Daily Mail article linked above, which has a bad photo of the miscreant. He ran amok shortly before 7 a.m, in a classroom building, killing three and wounding eight. The article adds:

A person familiar with the program said that Saudi Air Force officers selected for military training in the United States are intensely vetted by both countries.

The Saudi personnel are 'hand-picked' by their military and often come from elite families, the person said, speaking on condition of anonymity because they did not have permission to speak to a reporter. Trainees must speak excellent English, the person said.


The Saudi king call President Trump to offer condolences. If the young man was indeed carefully vetted, apologies may also be in order, and a serious investigation of all involved on the Saudi side.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 16:44 Comments || Top||

#9  On Wednesday a sailor shot up the Pearl Harbor naval base before committing suicide — he’s still not been publicly identified nor his purpose explained.

Today this. Is it coincidence, or is something more going on?
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 16:53 Comments || Top||

#10  "come from elite families"

Our "allies."
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 16:56 Comments || Top||

#11  Thank you TW, didn't hit that link.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 12/06/2019 16:57 Comments || Top||

#12  Now, bomb threat at Patrick AFB too.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 12/06/2019 16:57 Comments || Top||

#13  ^ re Patrick AFB:

The 45th Space Wing first reported the threat, which they say prompted evacuations in the “immediate area” for safety reasons at 3:31 pm.
An “all-clear” was given at 4:30 p.m.
.
Posted by: Lex || 12/06/2019 17:00 Comments || Top||

#14  One thing is certain. It sure the hell won't be called "workplace violence".
Posted by: Woodrow || 12/06/2019 17:29 Comments || Top||

#15  You try to give Islam the benefit of doubt on these things but then the perp's name turns out to be Mohammad again. It boggles the mind.
Posted by: jpal || 12/06/2019 17:31 Comments || Top||

#16  I am thankful the SOB didn't fly a jet on a suicide mission to D.C., NYC, or into a Gulf Coast school or hospital.

Evidently 9/11 wasn't a loud enough wake-up call.
Posted by: Besoeker || 12/06/2019 17:36 Comments || Top||

#17  9/11 wasn't even close to being a wake-up call for the powers that be. I was still a "moderate" and a "Democrat" when it occurred, but I was flabbergasted that ALL of the media talking heads were cautioning me and others to "not jump to conclusions". 9/11 was my wake-up call, I found an article at The Belmont Club site regarding 3 conclusions regarding the west and Islam and nothing about the world to me would ever be the same.

But one has to only look at the not-give-a-damn TSA phoniness to be sure that "our betters" didn't learn ANYTHING.
Posted by: Crusader || 12/06/2019 17:42 Comments || Top||

#18  Here's the article I meant to refererence:
http://belmontclub.blogspot.com/2003/09/three-conjectures-pew-poll-finds-40-of.html
Posted by: Crusader || 12/06/2019 17:43 Comments || Top||

#19  Good link. Thanks.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 12/06/2019 21:43 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Pro-paramilitary demonstrators flood Iraqi protest camp, 15 stabbed
[AlAhram] Several thousand men backing a paramilitary force close to 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 a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
flooded the Iraqi capital's main protest camp on Thursday, worrying anti-government demonstrators who have denounced Tehran's role in their country.

The men arrived in Tahrir (Liberation) Square in apparently coordinated marches from different parts of the capital, waving sticks, Iraqi flags and the logo of the Hashed al-Shaabi armed network. Some carried portraits of Hashed fighters killed in fighting against jihadists as well as pictures of the country's top Shiite holy man, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani.

The Hashed had backed the Iraqi government but after a dramatic intervention by Sistani last week, it dropped its support. The embattled prime minister, Adel Abdel Mahdi, resigned at the weekend.

Many units within the Shiite-majority force have been trained or equipped by Iran.

The demonstrators occupying the square for weeks have explicitly criticised Iran for backing an Iraqi political elite they see as corrupt and inept. They have insisted that all current figures in power are tainted with graft and have been wary of political parties seeking to coopt the youth-dominated movement.

The new arrivals on Thursday mixed in with thousands of other protesters in the square, who appeared worried although no confrontation or skirmishes took place.

"They've ruined it," one protester said, as another muttered, "It's going to get messy."

Mass rallies have rocked the capital and Shiite-majority south since early October, first denouncing government graft and a lack of jobs before moving to broader demands for deep-rooted regime change.

Nearly 430 people have been killed and 20,000 maimed since demonstrations erupted, according to an AFP toll compiled from medics, police and a national commission. The victims' families have been demanding justice for their loved ones, and many of them hit the streets of Iraq's southern Diwaniyah on Thursday. They joined thousands of other protesters, mostly teachers and students taking part in a general strike, AFP's correspondent said.

"The authorities are putting off the issue of who killed our sons and brothers in the protests," said Assaad Malek, whose brother died in protest-related violence.

"They should take a tough stance and severely punish the officers and SWAT forces who killed my brother," he added.

A verdict for security force members accused of violence against protesters in Diwaniyah was scheduled for Thursday, but the session was indefinitely postponed.

In the southern hotspot of Nasiriyah, hundreds hit the main protest camp in the city centre, joined by delegations from the province's powerful tribes.

Tribal dignitaries intervened last week to tamp down tensions between protesters and security forces after more than two dozen people were killed in a bloody crackdown.

15 stabbed in Baghdad as pro-Iran group joins protest

[IsraelTimes] Anti-government protesters say at least 15 people have suffered stab wounds in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, the epicenter of their movement, after political parties and Iran-backed militia groups briefly joined them, raising fears of infiltration by authorities.

Lawmakers convened a parliament session Thursday to amend laws governing compensation to include victims of military operations, according to the session agenda seen by The Associated Press.

There were over a dozen knife attacks by the late afternoon when protesters aligned with political parties and Iran-backed militias withdrew from Tahrir, three demonstrators and a witness say. There were no fatalities.

Another protester who requests anonymity says the attacks, “might have been perpetrated by the parties or someone who wants to ignite problems with the parties.”

Iraqi officials have repeatedly warned of infiltrators within the peaceful protesters seeking to coopt the movement.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 01:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [104 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Two mortars land inside Iraq’s Balad air base
[TWITTER]

Posted by: Fred || 12/06/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [84 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
IDF arrests 8 wanted suspected terrorists in the West Bank
[Jpost] IDF soldiers, along with Shin Bet, Border Police and Israeli police forces arrested eight wanted Paleostinians in the West Bank on Thursday night, suspectedly involved in terrorist activity, civil terrorism and violent demonstrations against civilians and security forces.

The suspects were taken for questioning.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 09:23 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under:


Israeli Army girds for return of Gaza protests
[IsraelTimes] The military is preparing for the resumption of protests along 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...
border Friday.

According to Channel 13 news, the Israel Defense Forces has set up Iron Dome batteries in case the violence devolves into rocket fire.

"We are ready, since we know that Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", is behind this," an army spokesperson says, according to Ynet. "We will respond with restraint if they don’t come near the border. If there is violence we will use whatever force is necessary."

The army also says that Hamas is responsible for any casualties.

Channel 13 reports that officials sent a message to Hamas via Egypt and the UN that it’s up to the terror group to ensure that protests do not get out of hand.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 09:09 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [140 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  JPost:
Approximately 4,000 Palestinians are protesting at the border with the Gaza Strip on Friday, December 6, after three weeks of Hamas refraining from conducting and financing the demonstrations at the border fence.
According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, 37 people have been injured so far during fence riots, while the IDF is using means to disperse demonstrations against rioters. According to the Gaza Health Ministry, four protesters were shot with live ammunition by IDF forces, while 10 were injured by rubber-coeated bullets. Reports also indicate that a paramedic was injured in the riots.
The injured include 10 children and one paramedic from PRCS, east of the Gaza Strip.
Posted by: Frank G || 12/06/2019 13:22 Comments || Top||

#2  The hudna is over.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 12/06/2019 13:35 Comments || Top||

#3  Praise the Lord and pass the ammunition.
Posted by: Skidmark || 12/06/2019 14:17 Comments || Top||

#4  They had to wait till Iran paused mudering Iraqi protesters.
Posted by: Penguin_of_the_Desert || 12/06/2019 14:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Only 4,000? It had been around 5,000 the last several times the clans gathered.
Posted by: trailing wife || 12/06/2019 15:27 Comments || Top||

#6  Anyone think of dumping huge loads of non-kosher pork and pork by products on the Gazooks? Easily obtained from the Kurdish regions they eat pork don't they?
Posted by: jpal || 12/06/2019 18:08 Comments || Top||


IAF, Special Ops complete joint 'Game of Thrones' drill in Cyprus
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Large Russian military convoy heads to northern Raqqa front-lines
[ALMASDARNEWS] A large Russian military convoy was reported to have made their way to the front-lines near the town of ’Ayn ’Issa in northern al-Raqqa.

According to reports, a Russian military convoy consisting of over 15 trucks was seen traveling north to ’Ayn ’Issa’s front-lines, as they continue to deploy their troops inside th al-Raqqa Governorate.

The reports said the Russian trucks were carrying military and logistical equipment, along with several soldiers.

At the same time, a U.S. military convoy was seen traveling along the Hasakah-Aleppo Highway last night, as it made its way through the al-Raqqa Governorate and border city of al-Qamishli.
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Fierce clashes breakout between Turkish-backed militants, SDF troops in northeast Syria
[ALMASDARNEWS] A fierce firefight broke out between the Ottoman Turkish-backed turbans and Syrian Democratic Forces in northeastern Syria this evening, local activists in the Tal Tamr District reported.

According to these reports, the Ottoman Turkish-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) launched an attack on the Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) positions near the town of al-Qasimiyah; this prompted an intense exchange of hostilities.

While no ground has been gained by either party, the local activists report heavy gunfire and shelling in the western part of the Tal Tamr District.

Despite U.S. President Donald Trump
...The tack in the backside of the Democratic Party...
’s announcement of ceasefire in northeastern Syria in late October, festivities between the SDF and Ottoman Turkish-backed turbans continue, especially in the ’Ayn ’Issa and Tal Tamr areas.

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's satrapy in Asia Minor...
’s justification for these attacks by their allied turbans is because the Syrian Democratic Forces are still inside the safe zone that was setup by Ankara.
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Over 250 Turkish-backed militants killed in northern Syria operation
[ALMASDARNEWS] Over 250 Ottoman Turkish-backed bandidos murderous Moslems have been killed since the start of Operation Peace Spring in northern Syria, the Ankara-backed Syrian National Army (SNA) said on Thursday, as reported by the Anadolu News Agency.

Citing the SNA command, the Anadolu report said that at least 251 bandidos murderous Moslems have been killed in two months.

In addition to the 251 killed, the Anadolu report also said some 760 SNA bandidos murderous Moslems were maimed, along with one fighter that is still missing-in-action (MIA).

Operation Peace Spring was launched by the Ottoman Turkish-backed bandidos murderous Moslems in early October of this year. Since the start of this operation, the Ottoman Turkish-backed bandidos murderous Moslems have captured two border towns from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

However,
some men learn by reading. A few learn by observation. The rest have to pee on the electric fence for themselves...
despite their initial success, the Ottoman Turkish-backed bandidos murderous Moslems have failed to capture any other major border points in northern and northeastern Syria. This is due to the fierce resistance put up by the Syrian Democratic Forces and Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

The Syrian Army has now taken hold of several crossings along Syria’s northern border, as per their agreement with the Syrian Democratic Forces, they have access to all border points that were under the control of the SDF.

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#1  I'm sure Turks care terribly.
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Satellite images suggest Iran stockpiling missile arsenal in Syria
[I24NEWS.TV] New satellite images of an apparent cargo transfer from Tehran to Syria containing a variety of missiles last month suggest 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 a cognate form of Stürmabteilung (or SA), the term Supreme Guide is a cognate form of either Shah or Führer or maybe both, and they hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
may in fact be planning a "Dire Revenge attack", as estimated by Israeli and US intelligence.

The images dated November 21, 2019, provided by "Intelli Times " and "Satellite Pleiades from Airbus Defense & Space", show a large cargo trailer on the runway of the Iran-operated T4 military base located in the Homs District in central Syria.

The images were taken after a plane left the Iranian capital in the early morning hours and landed at the base, unloading three containers onto semi-trailer trucks generally used by the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in Syria to move and deploy air, ground and cruise missiles.

Over the last two weeks Iran has been moving around heavy cargo to the T4 base, as part of its preparation for an attack the likes seen back in September on the Saudi oil fields.

The cargo deployment came one day after the Israel Air Force (IAF) conducted strikes on several Iranian targets that reportedly killed some 23 people, the majority of them Iranian.

Israel reportedly refrained from targeting the T4 base due to its division into three areas controlled by the Russian, Iranian and Syrian army ‐ raising challenges that would require precise coordination with Moscow, on top of the base’s more formidable security arsenal that includes S-300 anti-aircraft missiles.



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Daesh is ostensibly over, and terrorism increased in #DeirEzzor in a different way represented by Iran and its militias
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