[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Special Forces killed or detained 9 Talibs and destroyed caches of weapons during the operations in Farah, Ghazni and Helmand ...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan... provinces.
The military officials said Wednesday the Special Forces killed 8 Talibs during an operation in Bala Baluk district of Farah.
The officials further added that the Special Forces arrested a Taliban ...the Pashtun equivalent of men... krazed killer during a raid in Qarah Bagha district of Ghazni.
Furthermore, the officials said the Special Forces also destroyed a cache of weapons during the same operation.
The officials also added that the Special Forces destroyed a small cache of weapon during another raid in Nad Ali district of Helmand.
[KhaamaPress] An explosion in southern Kandahar province killed at least four civilians including a journalist and a child.
Nasrat Rahimi, a front man for the Ministry of Interior said a bomb planted by Talibs went off at around 8:00 pm on Tuesday night in 4th district of Kandahar city.
Rahimi further added that the earth-shattering kaboom killed 4 civilians including a child and Abdul Hamid Hotaki, a journalist of Heewad Radio.
Furthermore, Rahimi said the earth-shattering kaboom also maimed 6 civilians including a woman and a child.
According to reports, the earth-shattering kaboom took place close to election campaign office of Mohammad Ashraf Ghani ...former chancellor of Kabul University, now president of Afghanistan. Before returning to Afghanistan in 2002 he was a scholar of political science and anthropology. He worked at the World Bank working on international development assistance. As Finance Minister of Afghanistan between July 2002 and December 2004, he led Afghanistan's attempted economic recovery until the Karzais stole all the money... The Taliban ...Arabic for students... group has not commented regarding the incident so far.
According to Reporters Without Borders (RSF), 2018 was the deadliest year for Afghan journalists since the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001, with 15 journalists and media workers killed in a series of bombings that began early in the year, nine of them in a single day.
Government data shows that there are 96 TV channels, 65 radio stations and 911 print media agencies in Kabul, as well as 107 TV channels, 284 radio stations, and 416 print media agencies in other provinces.
There are 1,879 active media outlets in Afghanistan, lending credence to the claim that media development is one of the main achievements in Afghanistan over the past 18 years.
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan forces repulsed a Taliban ...mindless ferocity in a turban... attack on security posts in South-eastern Paktika ...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo... province inflicting heavy casualties on group’s fighters.
The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement a group of Talibs attempted to attack the security posts in Mata Khan district but the Afghan forces effectively responded to the attack.
The statement further added that the security forces killed 13 Talibs during the clash and maimed at least 7 others.
Furthermore, the 203rd Thunder Corps said the Talibs left behind a 82mm mortar launcher, 2 Ak-47 rifles, 2 M16 rifles and a night vision binocular following the clash.
The Taliban group has not commented in this regard so far.
The numbers keep getting bigger, oddly enough. Two days ago it was only 400.
[DAWN] Egyptian authorities have arrested more than 1,000 people, rights groups said on Wednesday, broadening a crackdown that has seen prominent critics detained after rare protests calling for the ouster of general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
The wave of arrests comes ahead of a "million-man march" on Friday called for by an exiled businessman whose online videos accusing Sisi and the military of corruption sparked last week's rallies.
The Egyptian Centre for Freedoms and Rights (ECRF) said 1,003 were tossed into the calaboose since the scattered demonstrations erupted last Friday in Cairo and other cities across the country.
The Egyptian Centre for Economic and Social Rights reported 1,298 arrested.
The high profile dissidents detained include Khaled Dawoud, a former leader of the liberal al-Dostour party who appeared in front of state prosecutors on Wednesday, his lawyers confirmed.
He was charged with disseminating fake news and joining a terror group, and was remanded in jug for 15 days, they added.
Dawoud will be tried as part of the same case as award-winning human rights ...which are usually open to widely divergent definitions... lawyer Mahienour El-Massry and veteran labour union activist Kamal Khalil, both of whom were arrested over the past week, the lawyers said.
[AnNahar] Jihadists aligned to the so-called 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.... group have executed one of six aid workers kidnapped in July in northeast Nigeria ... a particularly crimson stretch of Islam's bloody border... , charity group Action Against Hunger said Wednesday.
"The gang holding captive an employee of Action Against Hunger (ACF), two drivers and three health ministry personnel, have executed a hostage," the Gay Paree-based organization said in a statement.
"Action Against Hunger condemns in the strongest terms this liquidation and urgently calls for the release of the hostages."
The group said it was "extremely concerned and is fully mobilised to ensure that the remaining hostages can be quickly and safely reunited with their families".
The six Nigerian aid workers -- one woman and five men -- were seized by jihadists affiliated to the Islamic State group during an ambush on their convoy close to the border with Niger on July 18.
The Islamic State West Africa province (ISWAP) group released a video in the wake of the abduction of the female ACF staff member pleading for the release of the hostages with her five male colleagues behind her.
The kidnapping was the latest to target aid workers in the conflict-hit region after the abduction and killing of two female workers for the International Committee of the Red Thingy (ICRC) last year.
The announcement of the latest execution comes after the army last week shut down ACF offices in northeast Nigeria, accusing the organization of supplying "food and drugs" to the jihadists.
ISWAP is a splinter group of jihadist group Boko Haram ... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality... that swore allegiance in 2016 to IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
It has repeatedly attacked military bases and targeted aid workers in northeast Nigeria.
The decade-long insurgency has killed 35,000 people and displaced about two million from their homes in northeast Nigeria.
Boko Haram fighters have kidnapped huge numbers of women and kiddies across the region.
The group drew worldwide attention with the kidnapping of 276 girls from a school in Chibok in 2014.
[DAWN] British police announced on Tuesday that they had arrested 23 people as part of a series of investigations into suspected people smuggling.
The arrests were made between Sept 11 and 21, and included 11 individuals suspected of facilitating illegal crossings of the Channel ‐ between La Belle France and England ‐ in small boats.
Among those being held are British, Iraqi and Iranian nationals, according to the interior ministry.
"The organised crime groups behind the illegal attempts to cross the border, either by land or sea, are putting the lives of vulnerable people in serious danger for their own financial gain," said Steve Dann, director of the ministry’s criminal and financial investigations.
More than 80 people who entered Britannia illegally on small boats have been returned to Europe ...the land mass occupying the space between the English Channel and the Urals, also known as Moslem Lebensraum... Border Force cutters are now patrolling the Channel, and equipment including CCTV and night goggles have been deployed on the French coast, according to police.
[ALMASDARNEWS] A member of 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 ...embracing their inner Islamic Brute... ) said that he had received medical treatment in a Ottoman Turkish private hospital, confirming such practice was very common.
Muhammad Balusha, a former Islamic State fighter who was captured by Kurdish forces in northern Syria, said that he and other ISIS members entered The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire... to be treated from wounds they had sustained during battles.
Balusha first joined the terror group in 2014 but crossed the border back in 2016 from the border town of Jarablus to receive treatment in Gaziantep alongside 15 other ISIS members.
"There were civilians too, but ISIS members stood out with their beards and clothes. It looked like the doctors and nurses were aware of the situation, and it is impossible that the state did not know," he said.
According to reports, ISIS terror group had cooperated directly with Ottoman Turkish state intelligence agencies for years on areas of "common interest".
[OneIndia] From trying to revive terrorism in Punjab 1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots.... to using Khalistan terrorist forces, the ISI is trying every trick up its sleeve.
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[OneIndia] The National Investigation Agency has made some major inroads after it arrested a key operative of the Jamat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh.
Several details are trickling out after the NIA took into its custody JMB Terrorist Jahidul Islam alias Kausar, who is also an accused in the Burdwan and Bodhgaya blasts.
During his questioning, he told the NIA that he and his associates had test fired three rocket shells at Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu. He said he and his associates, Habibur had prepared these rockets using a crude device. From here the NIA seized remnants of kabooms such as 8 batteries of 1.5 volt each, a hollow cylindrical carton used for launching the rocket shell and pieces of electrical wire.
He also said that he and his associates took shelter in various locations in South India. He said that the hideouts were at Aribele, Kadugodi, K.R.Puram, Chikkbanavara and Shikaripalya, Electronic City in Bengaluru.
NIA officials tell OneIndia that from the hideout in Electronic City, several incriminating articles meant to be used for preparation of IEDs and grenades such as two cuboid shaped batteries wrapped with plastic tape and electrical wire, one capacitor, three switches, one micro lithium cell, one plastic transparent box containing black colour chemical wrapped in a white paper, hand gloves, identity cards, rent agreement of one of the hideouts, handwritten letters in Bengali language, one digital camera and silver articles looted during dacoities committed in Bengaluru in 2018, have been seized.
Jahidul was arrested in August for his role in both the Burdwan and Bodhgaya blasts.
Islam, who is a member of the Jamaat ul Mujahideen Bangladesh was arrested from Ramagara, around 50 kilometres from Bengaluru, Karnataka. Based on specific information, the NIA raided his home.
During the search, the NIA found some electronic devices besides traces of explosives. He is a top leader of JMB in India and is wanted in Burdwan blast case and in many other cases in Bangladesh also. He is the master mind of the Bodhgaya case.
Earlier the NIA arrested two persons in connection with the planning of a kaboom at the Bodh Gaya complex on January 19 2018. The arrested persons have been identified as Abdul Karim and Mustafizur Rehman, both residents of West Bengal.
They were arrested from the labour camp of Bengali speaking persons in Mallapuram in Kerala. The NIA says that the duo were hiding in this camp after planting the improvised bombs.
The NIA has so far managed to establish the identity of 10 persons involved in the conspiracy. With the nabbing of these two persons, the number of persons to be arrested in this case has gone up to 5.
The NIA says that the conspiracy was hatched by ten persons belonging to the Bangladesh based outfit, Jamaat-ul Mujahideen, Bangladesh.
It may be recalled that the Intelligence Bureau had warned that several illegal immigrants colonists colonists would look to make their way down south and the entry point would be Kerala. In the above mentioned case, the arrests were made from a Bengali camp. Officers have been saying for long that illegal migrants colonists colonists from Bangladesh take shelter in such camps, as it becomes hard for security agencies to detect.
[OneIndia] The National Investigation Agency has filed a chargesheet against 6 Lions of Islam of the Hizbul Mujahideen ...Party of Holy Warriors, founded by Muhammad Ahsan Dar in September 1989. One of the Pak sock puppets waging jihad in Indian Kashmir. It was originally organized as the armed wing of Jamaat-e-Islami. In 1990, Dar declared Hizbul as the sword arm of Jamaat. Hizbul murdered many of the pro-independence intelligentsia in Kashmir. After the organization was taken over by Syed Salahuddin Dar and several other ex-Hizb leaders were assassinated between 2001 and 2003... in connection with the CRPF attack case.
The case pertains to the attack on the CRPF convoy on March 3 2019 at Thethar, Banal in Jammu and Kashmir ...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there.... . The NIA in its chargesheet says that the aim was to kill the security personnel and also wage a war against the country.
The case initially registered by the Jammu and Kashmir police was taken over by the NIA on April 15 2019.
The attacker was driving an explosive laden car and planned to ram it into the CRPF convoy.
He was arrested a day later. It was established the six operatives had prepared the explosives at Shopian and assembled the same before packing it in the car.
The NIA in its chargesheet named Owais Amin, Umar Shafi, Aqib Shafi Shah Waseem Ahmad Dar and Hilal Ahmad Mantu.
[Rudaw] Ottoman Turkish warplanes attacked an alleged Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) target in the Chamanke area of Duhok late on Tuesday, killing a local shopkeeper, a district official told Rudaw.
Aland Amir, head of Chamanke district, said the bombardment took place at around 6pm local time on the area’s main road, suggesting the Ottoman Turkish jets may have been pursuing a suspected PKK vehicle.
Yusef Jamal, 19, who runs a shop at the area’s tourist resort, was killed in the strike. A number of shelters at the resort were also damaged.
"The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor... bombards the area on a daily basis," Amir told Rudaw.
The Ottoman Turkish military is now in the third phase of Operation Claw, and air and ground offensive against the PKK in the Haftanin-Sinat regions of Duhok province.
The Ottoman Turkish Defense Ministry said in a tweet that its air forces had conducted air strikes against PKK positions in Duhok and that "three PKK turbans were neutralized". It did not mention civilian casualties.
The ministry claimed in an earlier tweet that Ottoman Turkish forces had "neutralized" three more suspected PKK fighters in the Avasin area, close to Chamanke.
Turkey uses the term "neutralized" to denote adversaries captured, maimed, or killed in combat.
There was no immediate statement from the PKK confirming the attack. However, we can't all be heroes. Somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by... the PKK-affiliated Roj News reported a 20-year-old civilian had been killed in a Ottoman Turkish strike.
The PKK issued a statement on Tuesday claiming its fighters had killed two Ottoman Turkish "intelligence operatives" in Turkey’s southeast Mardin province on Saturday.
In an earlier statement on Monday it also claimed to have killed 15 Ottoman Turkish soldiers in different locations both inside and outside Turkey in recent days, including one in Haftanin, according to the PKK-affiliated ANF news agency.
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Eight 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.... (IS) bandidosDeath Eaters were killed Wednesday during a security operation in the western province of Anbar, a military commander said.
"The Jazeera Operations Command, backed by tribal mobilization fighters and army warplanes, carried out a preemptive security operation in the northern parts of Rawa, leaving eight IS Lions of Islam dead," Leader of al-Hashd al-Shaabi in Anbar Province, Qatar ...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi... i al-Obeidi told Alsumaria News.
The operation is still ongoing, he added.
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djinn-infested Mosul ... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn... (IraqiNews.com) ‐ The Iraqi Interior Ministry announced on Wednesday that five members of 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.... bully boy group were arrested in Mosul city.
"A force of the 12th police emergency regiment of the Nineveh Police Command arrested five IS bully boys, who are involved in terrorist acts in Mosul city," the Interior Ministry front man, Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, said.
Three of the arrestees were members of Islamic State’s so-called Jund (soldiers) Diwan, the front man said.
They were arrested in al-Shaimaa, al-Quds, al- Qadisiyyah and al-Maa’mon districts in Mosul, he added.
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Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Two 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.... faceless myrmidons were killed Wednesday during a counter-terrorism operation in the northern province of Nineveh, the Iraqi Security Media Cell said.
The two holy warriors were bumped off by a force of the 75th brigade of Nineveh Operations Command in Hawi Aslan island in the Tigris River, Step Press Agency quoted the cell as saying in a press statement.
The troops also arrested two IS faceless myrmidons in the operation, added the statement.
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[IsraelTimes] An Israeli woman was stabbed and lightly injured Wednesday in what police said was a terrorist attack near the central city of Modiin.
Police arrested a 14-year-old Paleostinian from the West Bank on suspicion of committing the stabbing at the Maccabim Junction along Route 443.
The woman was treated for a stab wound in her upper body.
The Magen David Adom ambulance service said the woman, in her 20s, was taken in stable, pH balanced condition to Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer.
Police said a Border Police officer was also lightly hurt while restraining the suspect.
According to police, Border Police officers driving on Route 433 spotted the suspect trying to flee and chased after him on foot. The officers fired a number of bullets in the air, and collared the suspect a few hundred meters from the scene of the stabbing.
[IsraelTimes] PA security forces said to arrest 3 terror operatives and seize rocket prototype in Tulkarem, from where projectiles could be fired at central Israel
The Islamic Jihad ...created after many members of the Egyptian Moslem Brotherhood decided the organization was becoming too moderate. Operations were conducted out of Egypt until 1981 when the group was exiled after the assassination of President Anwar Sadat. They worked out of Gaza until they were exiled to Lebanon in 1987, where they clove tightly to Hezbollah. In 1989 they moved to Damascus, where they remain a subsidiary of Hezbollah... terror group is seeking to set up rocket production capabilities in the heart of the West Bank, threatening to fire the projectiles at cities in central Israel, according to an Israeli television report.
Channel 12 news on Wednesday showed photographs of makeshift rockets assembled in Tulkarem and reported that three Islamic Jihad operatives were arrested in the northern West Bank city this week by Paleostinian Authority security forces.
The PA forces also seized a rocket prototype built by the cell, the report said.
The instructions for building the rockets reportedly came from Leb. The report said it was not clear if the orders were from Islamic Jihad or the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, both of which are backed by Iran.
Though the rockets produced by the Islamic Jihad cell were amateurish, the report noted they could be improved over time, threatening the heavily populated Tel Aviv metropolitan area and Israeli coastal plain.
Israel has accused Islamic Jihad of being behind recent violence emanating from 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 and last month charged that it was actively trying to ignite a fresh war in the region.
August saw an uptick in rocket fire and attempts by Paleostinian button men to cross from Gaza into Israel, which were met with IDF Arclight airstrike ...KABOOM!... s on Hamas, a contraction of the Arabic words for "frothing at the mouth", military targets, threatening a fragile ceasefire between Israel and the ruling terror group.
Tehran provides tens of millions of dollars each year to terror groups in the Gaza Strip, mainly to the Islamic Jihad and Hamas, which rules the enclave.
In June, the chief of Israel’s Military Intelligence addressed the prospect of war in Gaza, saying that Hamas is not interested in a large-scale conflict. But he added that the Islamic Jihad had far fewer responsibilities toward Gaza residents and thus less to lose in a war, making it a far likelier instigator of violence.
[AnNahar] The US and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire... launched a second round of joint patrols in northeastern Syria on Tuesday as part of plans to create a "safe" buffer zone, the Ottoman Turkish defence ministry said.
Four Ottoman Turkish armoured vehicles crossed the border to join US forces in Syria, state news agency Anadolu said, for patrols around the town of Tal Abyad.
The ministry said drones were also deployed.
Washington and Ankara reached a deal last month to establish a safe zone between the Ottoman Turkish border and Syrian areas east of the Euphrates river controlled by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG).
The first joint patrols were conducted on September 8.
[ALMASDARNEWS] Clashes broke out in the Afrin region between two rival Ottoman Turkish-backed bad boy factions Wednesday, local activists in the Aleppo Governorate reported.
According to the activists, the festivities broke out between the Shamiya Front and Jaish al-Islam ...Liwa al-Islam (Brigade of Islam) was established by Zahran Alloush, the son of Saudi-based religious scholar Abdullah Mohammed Alloush, after Syrian authorities released him from prison in mid-2011 where he had been serving time for his Salafist activism. The group claimed responsibility for carrying out the July 2012 Damascus bombing that killed Defense Minister Dawoud Rajiha, Deputy Defense Minister Asef Shawkat, and Assistant Vice President Hassan Turkmani. It was a driving force behind actions in the Damascus region. It cooperated and conducted joint operations with al-Nusra. In Sptember 2013 Saudi Arabia engineered Liwa al-Islam's merger with fifty other more or less Salafist groups as a counterweight to al-Nusra, which the Learned Elders of Islam considered was growing too powereful... bandidosbandidos holy warriors inside Afrin city on Wednesday morning.
No casualties have been reported.
The reason for the festivities are unknown; however, these two groups were involved in a recent tiff after the Shamiya Front attacked a merchant from the East Ghouta region.
[ALMASDARNEWS] The jihadist rebels attempted to surprise the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) this week with an attack on their positions north of Khan Sheikhoun.
Led by 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... , the jihadist rebels, with support from the Ottoman Turkish-backed National Liberation Front ...the Turkic paramilitaries intended to replace with their native jihadi ferocity all the highly trained Turkish soldiers Sultan Erdogan I the much beloved has jailed in the last few years for not worshipping the ground he walks upon. The Uighurs and so forth who did not join Al Nusra or ISIS seem to have ended up here... , attempted to infiltrate the Syrian Army’s defenses at the hilltop of Tal Ja’jar, resulting in a short battle between the two forces.
According to a military source in the southern countryside of Idlib, the Syrian Arab Army was able to beat back the jihadist rebels after the brief firefight at Tal Ja’jar.
The source said the Syrian Army troops were supported by their allies from the National Defense Forces.
This latest attack by the jihadist rebels marked the first time in September that the latter had launched an infiltration attempt in the southern countryside of the Idlib Governorate.
For the Syrian Army, this attack will likely fuel a future operation by their forces, as they have warned the jihadist rebels against any provocations in the past.
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Iranian military and their allies have moved one of their bases in the Deir Ezzor Governorate city of Albukamal after a string of Israeli Air Force strikes this month.
Citing opposition activists in the area, Syria’s al-Watan newspaper reported that the Iranian military and their allied groups moved their base that was recently struck by Israeli warplanes to an unknown location along the Syrian-Iraqi border. "They'll never find us here!"
This base, which was targeted by alleged Israeli drones, was struck earlier this month and resulted in the death of several Iraqi paramilitary fighters.
Hezbollah accused Israel, with support from the U.S., of carrying out this attack on the Iraqi paramilitary compound. In turn, Israel has not responded to these allegations from Hezbollah or the Syrian government.
The attack on this compound came shortly after the Israeli Air Force targeted a Hezbollah site inside the Aqraba area of southeastern Damascus. Israel later used a suicide drone to attack the Hezbollah media center inside the southern suburbs of Beirut city.
In response to these attacks, Hezbollah targeted a vehicle belonging to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) along Leb’s southern border. Hezbollah said one IDF soldier was killed, while Israel denied any causalities.
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