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Bangladesh police arrest 'top Qaeda militant'
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Afghanistan
Taliban's Supply Commander in North West Arrested
[Tolo News] The Taliban's supply commander for four north west provinces in Afghanistan has been detained by Faryab police, officials said Thursday.

Faryab police media officer Sayed Massoud Yaqoubi confirmed the arrest and said that Mullah Mohammad Nabi was detained by Faryab police on Wednesday afternoon in Gurziwan district in Faryab province.

"Mullah Mohammad Nabi son of Abdul Malik of Ghor province who had responsibility of Taliban's supply chain in Faryab, Badghis, Sar-e-Pul and Ghor provinces in Afghanistan has been nabbed
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
," Yaqoubi said.

According to Yaqoubi, Nabi also managed the Taliban's security in Chaharsada district in Ghor.

Nabi was responsible for the murder of Chaharsada police chief and dozens of coppers and soldiers in Ghor, said Yaqoubi.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [257 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban Seize Control of Six Check Points in Jalris District
[Tolo News] Wardak's deputy governor on Thursday said that Death Eaters have seized control of six police checkpoints in Jalris district in Wardak province.

He said the armed confrontation between security forces and the Death Eaters started last night at around 11:00 pm and that by late Thursday afternoon fighting continued.

According to him, five Afghan Local Police (ALP) officers have been killed and a number of vehicles seized.

Meanwhile,
...back at the Hubba Hubba Club, Big Shirley was still trying to snatch Nunzio bald-headed. She was already halfway there...
a provincial official, speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
, criticized the delay by government to send in reinforcement troops to the area. He warned the district itself is on the verge of collapse.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [210 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
Morocco breaks up militant cell linked to Islamic State
[Ynet] Morocco said on Thursday security forces had dismantled an Islamist holy warrior cell affiliated to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group, including members with knowledge in handling weapons and explosives.

North African governments are on high alert after last Friday's rampage by a gunman at a Tunisian beach resort in which 38 foreigners, mostly British holidaymakers, were killed. The attack was claimed by Islamic State.

The Moroccan group of nine members was active in cities inlcuding Meknes, Tetouan, Tangiers and Laayoune in Western Sahara, the interior ministry said in a statement.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [234 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Tunisia hunts for Libya-trained suspects after hotel attack
[EN.ZAMANALWSL.NET] Tunisian authorities have enjugged
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
12 people they suspect are linked to the Sousse beach hotel attack on foreign tourists, and are hunting for two men who trained in a Libyan jihadist camp with the Sousse attacker, an official said.

Thirty-eight foreigners, most British holidaymakers, were killed in Friday's attack before the gunman was shot by police. In March, two gunnies killed 21 people at the Tunis Bardo museum, before they were also shot.

"This is a group who were trained in Libya, and who had the same objective. Two attacked the Bardo and one attacked Sousse," Lazhar Akremi, minister for parliamentary relations, told news hounds late on Wednesday. "Police are hunting for two more."

The minister said a total of 12 people had already been arrested since Friday's attack, the worst such massacre in the North African country's modern history.

Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
murderous Moslems, controlling large parts of Iraq and Syria, have grabbed credit for the Tunisian attack. But authorities say the gunman was not on any police watchlist for jihadist fighters.

Four years after its "Arab Spring" uprising against Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali, Tunisia had emerged as a model for peaceful democratic change. But it is also struggling with the rise of ultra-conservative Islamist groups, some of them violent.

More than 3,000 Tunisians have left to fight for Islamic State and other groups in Iraq, Syria and in Libya, where a conflict between two rival governments has allowed Islamist Lions of Islam to seek refuge and gain ground.

Tunisian authorities say the Sousse and Bardo museum attackers all received military training late last year in a jihadist camp over the border in lawless southern Libya.

Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [220 views] Top|| File under: Ansar al-Sharia


Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai
[WASHINGTONPOST] Egyptian warplanes launched new Arclight airstrikes and troops went house-to-house Thursday in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, a day after Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
-linked murderous Moslems set off the area's bloodiest fighting in decades in an unprecedented, coordinated attack.

The combat, described as "war" by the media and officials, heightened tensions across Egypt as it marks Friday's second anniversary of the military's overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi, a move that fanned an insurgency in north Sinai that has grown stronger.

It also follows the dramatic liquidation this week of the country's chief prosecutor in a boom-mobileing in Cairo, prompting general-turned-politician President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to press for even harsher anti-terrorism laws targeting Islamic bad boys.

A special forces raid Wednesday on a Cairo apartment killed nine members of Morsi's outlawed Moslem Brüderbund, which responded by calling for a "rebellion."

Air raids at dawn Thursday killed 23 Lions of Islam just south of Rafah, a key Sinai border town near the Gazoo Strip, Sinai security officials said. They added that the army was searching for murderous Moslems in the town of Sheikh Zuweid, where a string of army checkpoints were attacked a day earlier.

Soldiers were demining roads in and around the area that had been booby trapped with mines and improvised bombs, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity
... for fear of being murdered...
because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

The army also raided a house in Rafah, killing six armed IS murderous Moslems wearing military uniforms, the officials said, adding that it had cleared the area around the Sheikh Zuweid cop shoppe of mines and IEDs.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [240 views] Top|| File under: Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis


Militants Kill Five Peacekeepers in Northern Mali
[ALMANAR.LB] Militants killed five United Nations
...an organization which on balance has done more bad than good, with the good not done well and the bad done thoroughly...
soldiers on Thursday in Mali's restive northern desert, sources from the organization's peacekeeping mission told AFP.

"Five peacekeepers from Burkina Faso
...The country in west Africa that they put where Upper Volta used to be. Its capital is Oogadooga, or something like that. Its president is currently Blaise Compaoré, who took office in 1987 and will leave office feet first, one way or the other...
were killed on Thursday between Timbuktu and Goundam, during an attack by terrorists," said a source in MINUSMA, the UN's force in the west African nation.UN peacekeepers in Mali

Another source within the mission said nine peacekeepers were maimed in the attack, which appeared to have been carried out by faceless myrmidons who were well-informed about the movements of the MINUSMA convoy.

There was no immediate information on the nature of the attack, although roadside kabooms and ambushes by faceless myrmidons armed with assault rifles are a commonplace hazard for domestic and international security forces in the region.

The UN says 35 peacekeepers have been killed in combat since MINUSMA's inception in 2013, not including Thursday's attack, making northern Mali the deadliest theatre on earth for its personnel.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [244 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa


Africa Subsaharan
Nigeria Boko Haram crisis: Militants 'kill 150'
[BBC] Nearly 150 people are reported to have been killed by suspected Boko Haram Islamist militants in attacks in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state.
The corpse count has grown by 50 since yesterday's reportage.
Eyewitnesses say the gunmen stormed the village of Kukawa near Lake Chad on Wednesday evening, killing 97 people, including women and children.
They're favored targets under Islam.
On Tuesday, the militants shot dead 48 men after they had finished prayers in two villages near the town of Monguno, a resident told the BBC.
"Mosque" and "mass murder." They go together so well.
The women are said to have been spared.
They've probably got a use for them in mind. Waste not want not.
Monguno was recently recaptured from Boko Haram. At least 23 people died in the town last month after a confiscated Boko Haram bomb exploded during celebrations to mark the successful military operation against the Islamist group.
Bomb sex? That's a new one on me.
According to Amnesty International, at least 17,000 people, mostly civilians, have been killed since 2009, when Boko Haram launched its violent uprising to try to impose militant Islamist rule.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [225 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram


Arabia
Saudi Military Posts Fall apart before Blows of Yemeni army
[ALMANAR.LB] In retaliation for the persistent Saudi-US aggression, the Yemeni army and the Popular Committees stormed the al-Hajl Saudi military post in Dhahran- Asir and destroyed a BMP tank and one military vehicle.
A BMP 1 is a Soviet-era armored personnel carrier. It's armed with a 73mm gun, but it's more lightly armored than a tank and I don't think the gun's stabilized--it has to stop to aim.
The armor vehicles destroyed appear to be MBTs, though I can't tell the type. The narration said the tanks destroyed were Abrams. Unlikely, but it is what it sez.
Moreover in the home front, the Yemeni forces advanced in Taez province west of the country and liberated several positions from the control of al-Qaeda operatives.

The Yemeni military media broadcast on Wednesday the following footage that documented seizing control over the Saudi Al-Shorfa military position, as the national army and Popular Committees stormed the Al-Sho'ba military post in Saudi Dhahran-Asir region:
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [292 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Bangladesh
Bangladesh police arrest 'top Qaeda militant'
[DAWN] Bangladesh police said Thursday they had tossed in the slammer
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
12 suspected snuffies including the local head of Al Qaeda's branch in the region, foiling an attack planned for the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramazan.

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) also seized explosives and other bomb-making materials during raids on Wednesday, July 2, on the bad boys' hideouts in the capital Dhaka, front man Major Maksudul Alam said.

"During the raids we arrested 12 snuffies including Maolana Mainul Islam who is the chief coordinator of AQIS in Bangladesh," RAB's Alam told AFP.

Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) had been planning an unspecified attack in the Moslem-majority nation after Eidul Fitr, which celebrates the end of Ramazan, Commander Mufti Mahmud Khan, the most senior RAB front man, told news hounds.

"They've selected a madrassa in (the northern district of) Bogra for training," he said, adding that the group was financed by individuals from Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
and United Arab Emirates.

AQIS has grabbed credit for the murder of several secular bloggers in Bangladesh this year, including the hacking to death of Bangladeshi-born US citizen Avijit Roy in Dhaka in February.

Last September, Al Qaeda released a video announcing the establishment of a branch on the Indian subcontinent, AQIS, saying it wanted to revive jihadist activity.

Bangladesh, home to the world's fourth largest Moslem population, has not been hit by a major bad boy attack since 2006.

Although the country has in recent years witnessed a rise in support for a hardline Islamist political group, experts say there is little appetite for religious extremism in the country. There are also no known cases of Bangladeshis joining the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group.
...excepting, of course, the twelve written about in this very article.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [1084 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent


Europe
Italy, Albania Police Arrest ISIL Supporters
[ALMANAR.LB] Police incarcerated
Please don't kill me!
10 people suspected of supporting the so-called 'Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who most be killed...
group on Wednesday in an operation in Italia and Albania, Rooters news agency reported.

Four Italians, five Albanians and one Canadian were suspected of violating Italian anti-terrorism laws, including one that prohibits organizing trips to support foreign terrorist groups.

Searches and arrests were carried out in the northern cities of Milan and Bergamo and in the Tuscan city of Grosseto.

In a separate operation in Rome, police arrested two people from North Africa suspected of running an Lion of Islam website that incited readers to plan attacks in Italia and the Maghreb countries of North Africa.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [244 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


The Grand Turk
Turkish Police Arrest Seven ISIL Suspects
[ALMANAR.LB] Turkish police have detained seven suspected members of the so-called 'Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who most be killed...
group in an operation in the Turkish provinces of Izmir, Isparta and Erzurum, police sources said Wednesday.

The Anti-Terrorism Branch of Izmir Police Department said that investigations into the suspects began after it received information that some alleged ISIL operatives, who took part in the fight across the border in Syria, had returned to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
.

Once the locations of the suspects were confirmed, an operation was launched simultaneously at 22 separate places in the western province of Izmir and southern province of Isparta, and in the eastern province of Erzurum, the police department added.

Police found two guns, a flag of ISIL and many organizational documents during the searches conducted in Izmir's Buca and Menemen districts.

The seven alleged ISIL members were handed over to the anti-terrorism branches in the respective provinces, police said.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [250 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


India-Pakistan
Rangers name 11 suspects in ambush FIR
[DAWN] SHIKARPUR: Sindh Rangers on Wednesday lodged an FIR at the Garhi Yasin cop shoppe nominating 11 suspects in the ambush that left two paramilitary troopers dead and another one maimed a day earlier.

Deputy Superintendent Rangers (DSR) at Shikarpur Manzoor Jat stated in the FIR (76/2015) that the DSR in charge at Shikarpur Abdul Jabbar and his colleague Mushtaq Ahmed sustained fatal wounds in the ambush carried out by armed suspects near Khahi Mahar village. Another Rangers man, Asmat Hayat, also received gunshot wounds, he said.

DSR Jat said that the suspects who had taken position on both sides of the bypass road waylaid the Rangers' mechanised convoy which was heading to the nearby forest area for an operation against gangs of criminals.

In a shootout that followed, one of the attackers was killed and another one maimed and nabbed
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
while a passer-by was also killed, he said. He named the suspects in the FIR as Afgan Marfani, Amaan Tunio, Nawaz Marfani, Ali Nawaz Marfani, Kiwal Marfani, Babal Tunio, Ghulam Murtaza Marfani, Hussain Bukhsh Marfani, Shahbaz Marfani, Sikandar Marfani and Sha'aban Marfani.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [257 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


ANP local leader shot dead in Charsadda
[DAWN] A local leader of the Awami National Party (ANP), Dost Muhammad Khan, was gunned down by unknown assailants on Thursday in Utmanzai area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Charsadda district. According to police sources, two motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire at a local office of the ANP at Utmanzai bazaar area, as a result of which Dost Muhamad Khan alias Khan Baba was killed on the spot.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [192 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


IS-inspired suspected militants arrested in Peshawar
[DAWN] Police on Thursday incarcerated
Keep yer hands where we can see 'em, if yez please!
three suspected turbans said to be inspired by the self-styled Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
Acting on an intelligence tip-off, security forces raided a shop in the Shamshadu Bazaar area and arrested the three suspects.

According to police sources, laptops containing IS literature along with other documents were recovered from their possession. Also seized were documents against the Pakistain Army. No weapons or ammunition was seized in the raid.

Amongst those arrested were two Afghan nationals, Asmatullah and Abdur Rehman. The third suspect, Mohammad Ibrahim, belongs to Mohmand Agency
... Named for the Mohmand clan of the Sarban Pahstuns, a truculent, quarrelsome lot. In Pakistain, the Mohmands infest their eponymous Agency, metastasizing as far as the plains of Peshawar, Charsadda, and Mardan. Mohmands are also scattered throughout Pakistan in urban areas including Karachi, Lahore, and Quetta. In Afghanistan they are mainly found in Nangarhar and Kunar...
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [290 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Three 'terrorists' arrested
[DAWN] DERA GHAZI KHAN: Police claimed to have tossed in the slammer
Please don't kill me!
on Wednesday night three members of a banned outfit from a mosque in Railway Colony adjacent to the Circuit House.

District Police Officer Ghulam Mubashir Maikan said the three men arrested during a raid belonged to the Al-Farooq group, former allies of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistain.

Police also seized ammunition from the suspects, including three hand grenades, two 30-bore pistols and 16 bullets. The arrested men were identified as Saiful Islam, Javed Iqbal and Ghulam Sarwar. Saif is said to be an expert in making bombs and a former student of the Bloody Karachi
...formerly the capital of Pakistain, now merely its most important port and financial center. It is among the largest cities in the world, with a population of 18 million, most of whom hate each other and many of whom are armed and dangerous...
University.

Police say the Circuit House may have been the target of these "terrorists" as it often hosts state guests.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [196 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in Pakistan


Two Pakistani soldiers hurt, Afghan guard killed in clash
[DAWN] Two soldiers were maimed when Afghan National Army fired at Pakistain Army's position in Angoor Adda area of South Wazoo Agency on Wednesday.

An Afghan border guard was killed in the exchange of fire.

The Inter-Services Public Relations said that a rocket-propelled grenade-7 and a few rounds of small arms were fired on the Angoor Adda gate from the Afghan side causing injuries to the soldiers. Pak troops responded and targeted positions from where fire was coming.

The border-crossing point was closed after the incident. Local people said that the exchange of fire continued for more than an hour.

It is learnt that the maimed soldiers belonged to Frontier Works Organisation which builds roads and other infrastructures in border areas.

Official sources said the government had planned to construct an entry gate, 'Bab-e-Waziristan', along the Afghan border. Afghan authorities have reservations over the plan and asked Pakistain to abandon it.

They said that FWO workers went to the site early in the morning to resume work but came under attack. One official said the federal government had decided to establish customs station at Angoor Adda.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [263 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
Peshmerga fight off ISIS assault on Mosul Dam
[Rudaw] Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
fighters launched an attack on Peshmerga positions at the djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
Dam on Wednesday, said a Peshmerga source involved in the fighting.

"ISIS launched the assault with two Humvees in two different prongs on Peshmerga on the Mosul Dam front. Peshmerga with the help of US-led coalition air strikes were able to defeat them and two ISIS fighters were incinerated inside their vehicles ," said Ayoub Nasradin, a Kurdish fighter with the 1st Special Brigade Peshmerga.

According to Nasradin, ISIS fighters also launched attacks on the Peshmerga in other areas of Mosul province. Another vehicle-led assault hit the frontlines in Badoosh and the military stockades in Barzan where also targeted.

Nasradin said a total of seven hard boyz were killed in the attacks.

An Arclight airstrike carried out by the US-led coalition also destroyed an ISIS armored vehicle in the area. Nasradin said there is no information how many hard boyz were inside, but none escaped.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [255 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Airstrikes destroy ISIS weapons depot in Shingal
[Rudaw] The US-led coalition took out several ISIS weapons depots northeast of Shingal town on Wednesday, Brigadier Izzadin Saado, told Rudaw on Wednesday.

"The coalition Arclight airstrikes have destroyed three ISIS weapons depots and more than 10 ISIS fighters have been hunted down," said Saado, commander of the 12th Peshmerga brigade.

Saado said the weapons caches had contained light and heavy weapons.

Shingal has been the scene of intense fighting between Kurdish forces and bandidos Lions of Islam since last year. The area's predominantly Kurdish Yezidi population suffered massacres, rapes and kidnappings when ISIS overran their ancestral land.
Posted by: trailing wife || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [231 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Commander shoots Palestinian dead after vehicle ambushed
In response to being pelted with stones, a brigade commander in the IDF's Judea and Samaria Division shot and killed a Palestinian on Friday morning, the IDF confirmed.

Palestinian rioters began throwing stones at Col. Israel Shomer's vehicle and in response, after firing warning shots he opened fire and killed one of them. The victim was identified as a seventeen-year-old named Muhammad al-Casba.
I expect a lot of barking: from Obama down to the lowest placed EU whore.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 07/03/2015 04:04 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [507 views] Top|| File under:

#1  I expect a lot of barking: from Obama down to the lowest placed EU whore.

Oh yeah. Not a worry, just a bit of yipping--no bite.
Posted by: JohnQC || 07/03/2015 6:32 Comments || Top||

#2  If Obama had a son, he would look (and act) just like Muhammad al-Casba.
Posted by: Rambler in Viginia || 07/03/2015 12:16 Comments || Top||

#3  no problemo
Posted by: Frank G || 07/03/2015 12:59 Comments || Top||

#4  Al-Casba should not rock.
Posted by: JHH || 07/03/2015 21:39 Comments || Top||

#5  As Joel Rosenberg said, don't throw rocks at guys with guns. Don't stand next to guys throwing rocks at guys with guns.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 07/03/2015 21:40 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
At least 30 people killed south Syria as barrel bombing continues
[EN.ZAMANALWSL.NET] Syrian regime air forces extended its fierce aerial campaign on the southern province of Daraa, killing dozens of people, a move came to put down rebels' effort to take full control of the strategic region near Jordan.

On Wednesday, more than 30 people, including women and kiddies, killed in barrel kabooms on Saida, Tiba and Tafas towns near the Jordanian border, according to activists.

Activists said two people from Tafas were died of wounds sustained at the Jordanian border after being denied entry to Jordan's hospitals.

Activists via Zaman al-Wasl have pleaded to Jordanian authorities to open the borders for maimed Syrians.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights said Wednesday's corpse count reached 43 by Bashir al-Assad forces.

For months, the regime has waged an unrelenting aerial campaign against the opposition-held areas making particular use of crude so-called barrel bombs.

Rights groups criticize the weapons as indiscriminate and say they are more likely to cause civilian casualties.
Posted by: Fred || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [225 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Syrian rebels turn tables on ISIS fighters by releasing slick execution video of them shooting jihadis while dressed in orange jumpsuits
[DailyMail] A rebel group battling ISIS in Syria has turned the tables on its enemies by capturing and slaughtering dozens of Islamic State soldiers on camera.

Dressed in orange jumpsuits - attire usually worn by ISIS's victims - the Jaysh Al-Islam soldiers lead 13 shackled jihadis to their deaths.

Jaysh Al-Islam calls itself the 'Army of Islam' and reportedly commands as many as 25,000 loyal fighters following the merger of around 60 rebel factions inside Syria.

Islamic State's captured soldiers are forced to kneel as a commander announces: 'Allah did not make a disease without appointing a remedy to it.'
Heh.
Posted by: Blossom Unains5562 || 07/03/2015 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [244 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Terror Networks
US drone strike kills Islamic State coordinator
[AlAhram] The Pentagon says a coalition Arclight airstrike in Syria has killed a senior Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
group leader, who has been responsible for moving fighters and weapons from Libya to Syria.

A senior U.S. official says Tariq bin Tahar al-'Awni al-Harzi was killed by a U.S. drone strike. The official was not authorized to discuss the operation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

Capt. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon front man, says al-Harzi was killed June 16 in Shaddadi in northern Syria. He says al-Harzi coordinated the use of suicide kaboom attacks in Iraq and his death will hurt the Islamic State bully boys' ability to move imported muscle in and out of the region.

The U.S. Treasury Department imposed economic sanctions on al-Harzi last September.
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US, allies target Islamic State with 28 air strikes in Syria, Iraq
[AlAhram] US-led coalition forces conducted 18 air strikes against Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
in Iraq and 10 in Syria on Wednesday, the US military said.
The strikes in Iraq targeted eight cities including Falluja, Haditha, djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, Sinjar and Makhmur, destroying buildings, vehicles, weapons and tactical units, the task force in charge of the strikes said in a statement Thursday.

The task force said the Syria strikes included six near Hasaka, the northeastern city stormed last week by Islamic State fighters who drove out thousands of civilians. The Syrian army said it recaptured the residential area on Monday.

Other northern cities targeted in Syria included Kobane and Tal Abyad, the statement said.
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