The Taliban really want a big win to open this year’s fighting season, but thus far it seems to have elided them.
[KhaamaPress] The Talibs suffered heavy casualties after their third attack was repulsed on Dawlatabad district in northern Faryab province.
The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said festivities took place between security forces and Talibs in various areas of Dawlabad district on Tuesday.
The statement further added that 11 Talibs including their two commanders identified as Omari and Mawlavi Naeem were killed during the festivities and 21 others were maimed.
According to 209th Shaheen Corps, some senior Taliban ...mindless ferocity in a turban... leaders including Mawlavi Najeeb alias Nasir the Red Unit commander of the group for Dawlatabad, Mawlavi Ehsanullah alias Toofan, and Mawlavi Tahir one of the prominent Taliban leaders in Qoshtapa district are among those maimed.
Mawlavi Tahir and his fighters had travelled to Dawlatabad district to support the bully boyz who had attacked the security outposts in the district, the 209th Shaheen Corps added.
The anti-government armed bully boyz including Taliban have not commented regarding the festivities so far.
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan military in the East has confirmed that the corpse count from infighting among Taliban ...Arabic for students... and ISIS Khurasan gunnies in Nangarhar The unfortunate Afghan province located adjacent to Mohmand, Kurram, and Khyber Agencies. The capital is Jalalabad. The province was the fief of Younus Khalis after the Soviets departed and one of his sons is the current provincial Taliban commander. Nangarhar is Haqqani country.. province has climbed to 18 on Tuesday.
The 201st Silab Corps said at least 12 Taliban and 6 ISIS Khurasan gunnies were killed during the infighting which erupted on Monday.
The 201st Silab Corps of the Afghan Military in a statement said Tuesday that the clash broke out in Haidar Keli, Asman Kala, Ibrahim Khel, and Wadi Sar areas of Khogyani district on Monday.
It had earlier said that eight gunnies of the Red Unit of Taliban and four ISIS Khurasan gunnies were killed during the clash.
The anti-government armed gunnies including Taliban have not commented regarding the incident so far.
[RT] Reports have emerged of Kenyan vigilante groups using Facebook and Twitter to hunt down and summarily execute young men suspected of being gang members, before posting gruesome content of the aftermath online.
"They profile them on Facebook, after one week or a month they shoot them, and put pictures of their dead bodies on Facebook," Wilfred Olal from the Dandora Community Justice Centre told a community meeting. An average of six suspected gangsters are profiled and killed each month.
The disturbing photos and videos are incredibly graphic, showing close-ups of heads cleaved open by bullets, desecrated corpses, and the aftermath of ’necklacing’ ‐ a gruesome practice in which a rubber tire filled with petrol is wrapped around a live victim’s chest and arms before being set on fire.
"The first unofficial police Facebook account appeared under the name Hessy wa Kayole [Hessy from Kayole]," Duncan Omanga, a researcher at Moi University in Kenya said, adding: "Hessy became the shadowy crime-hunter, the mystical lone ranger."
One group boasts almost 63,000 members and has a motto which reads: "Forgiving a terrorist is left to God, but fixing their appointment with God is our responsibility." Group members often try to one-up each other while commenting and laughing about the extreme violence shared on the page.
In one post, a gang member shared a photo of himself posing with others from the gang while brandishing an AK47 semi-automatic rifle, before later deleting it. The image had already been shared across social media, and each person pictured was summarily executed one by one. The group photo then reappeared online several times, each time with one more face struck off.
[AlAhram] Italian news agency ANSA says authorities have tossed in the slammer Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up! an Italian convert to Islam and a Moroccan resident who met over the Internet and were preparing to fight with 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 Syria.
Sicilian prosecutors who ordered the arrests Wednesday said Sherlocks had identified the Italian suspect, 25-year-old Giuseppe Frittatta, from social media posts. They included holy warrior propaganda as well as photos of himself holding a knife with a 26-centimeter (10-inch) blade calling for deaths to `'all westerners.''
The 18-year-old Moroccan, Ossama Gafhir, is alleged to have induced Frittatta toward extremism, and was following stringent fitness routine to prepare for combat.
Frittata _ a Sicilian who changed his name to Yusef _ allegedly was in contact with turbans in Italia and abroad. The arrests were carried out in northern Italia.
The pair were "ready to attack", according to media reports citing prosecutors, , which said they had been plotting an attack on Italian soil after their plans to travel to Syria to fight were thwarted by the defeat of IS.
The suspects had downloaded video instructions on how to carry out bombings and suicide kabooms, police said.
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They want to die for Allan? Seize their passports and send them to their deaths. No return
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[AlAhram] German authorities have tossed in the slammer Please don't kill me! a man suspected of 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 in Syria and later helping send another new recruit for IS from Germany to Syria.
Federal prosecutors said the 28-year-old German national, identified only as Volkan L. in line with German privacy rules, was arrested in Hamburg on Wednesday. He is suspected of membership in a foreign terrorist organization.
Prosecutors say that he traveled to Syria in November 2013 to join IS and underwent military training. They say he returned to Germany in March 2014 and turned his attention to finding new recruits.
He is accused of helping organize travel to Syria for one such person in summer 2014, acting as a go-between between the recruit and an IS member in Syria.
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They should encourage recruiting and tell folk that they'll provide transportation but recruits must give up German citizenship and visas and the right to return as a refugee.
[Rudaw] The Iraqi Ministry of Interior will take legal action against the former leader of Iraq Hezbollah after he publicly threatened to kill an interior ministry officer for arresting a Shiite holy man entering Basra from Iran.
In a video that began circulating online on Sunday, an officer in the Department of Drugs and Psychotropic Substances branch in Basra is seen searching the Shiite holy man, who is believed to be Iranian, asking what he has brought into Iraq, while others film the scene.
In the video, the officer finds 10 Kuwaiti dinars ($33) and then claims that the currency is used to buy drugs, mainly "red mercury," an apparent reference to Mercurous chloride (mercury salts). The officer then asks the holy man to remove his turban because he should only be wearing it as a sign of respect to the Prophet Mohammed.
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