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Islamic Emirate Announces Rules for Women’s Covering
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Afghanistan
The National Resistance Front to Reassume the Control of Sections of Panjshir Province; “Nu uh,” sez Taliban
[KhaamaPress] The Resistance® Front claims that operations in Panjshir have resumed, with their first operation claiming sections of the province.

The Resistance® Front’s front man, Sibghatullah Ahmadi, tweeted last night, May 7, that the districts of AbdullahKhel and Abshar, with the exception of their centers, had fallen to the Front.

He also labeled all of the Resistance® Front’s held territories as crucial and strategic, noting that the district centers were under siege and that the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
had asked more time to surrender.

The operation was carried out as the Taliban Red Unit was conducting house-to-house searches in the two districts, according to the front man for the Resistance® Front.

The operation has killed 13 Taliban fighters, and Ahmadi claims that five of their armored vehicles have been destroyed.

Mr. Ahmadi further said that the Resistance® Front forces had also taken control of the Doab checkpoint. Nine Taliban members were killed and six others were maimed during this phase of the liberation operation.

Former Taliban security chief for Panjshir province Abdul Hamid Khorasani has dismissed the Resistance® Front’s assertion as a fabrication.

The response:
Islamic Emirate Denies Clashes in Panjshir

[ToloNews] The Islamic Emirate denied the festivities between the Islamic Emirate and the Resistance® Front’s forces in the central province of Panjshir.

A front man for Panjshir’s governor, Abubaker Sediq, said there was a small amount of gunfire but the situation was controlled by the Islamic Emirate.

"We deny this allegation. This is a plot by some biased individuals. This is not true. There was a small amount gunfire yesterday evening in the Abshar area by the opponents, but the Islamic Emirate controlled the situation," he said.

Meanwhile,
...back at the wrecked scow, Agent 49 felt gingerly for his head. It was still there. He had been hoping differently...
the Resistance® Front claimed that festivities are still underway in Abshar district of Panjshir province, and they have overrun several areas.

"An extended region of the Panjshir province, including a large part of Abdulah Khail and Abshar valley, fell to the resistance (forces)," said Sebghat Ahmadi, a front man for the Resistance® Front.

This comes as reports of festivities between the Islamic Emirate and the Resistance® Front in Panjshir have been posted on social media.

The Islamic Emirate’s front man, Zabiullah Mujahid, denied the reports and called them speculation.

"There have been no security incidents anywhere. The enemy published some propaganda on Facebook and Twitter. But the truth is (Look out! Whopper coming! that a strong troop presence exists there (Panjshir) and nothing will happen," Mujahid said.

However,
there's no worse danger than telling a mother her baby is ugly...
there has been no video footage of festivities between the two sides in Panjshir.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 00:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [52 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA


Africa North
Egyptian Army foils terrorist attack in Sinai, an officer and 10 soldiers killed
[AlAhram] Egypt’s Army foiled an attack launched by a group of 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...
turbans against the East Canal Water Lifting Station checkpoint on Saturday, the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesperson announced.

According to the statement, the attack was foiled by the checkpoint personnel, but it resulted in the death of an officer and 10 soldiers as well as the injury of five others.

The remaining turbans are currently being hunted down and are besieged in one of the isolated areas in Sinai, the statement added.

This is the first major attack of its kind in 2022. Terrorist attacks in the Sinai, especially in the north where they had been concentrated, have declined since 2013 following massive and successive security and Army operations.

No group has grabbed credit for the attack.

Egypt has been battling Islamist turbans in North Sinai for several years. Terrorist attacks have mostly targeted security forces, particularly at military and police checkpoints, causing thousands of casualties.

Thousands of turbans were reportedly killed in the military operations launched by the authorities to eradicate terrorism from the area.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [59 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Arabia
2 commanders killed in clash with militants: Yemen officials
[AlAhram] Clashes at a militia facility in southern Yemen
...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of...
following the arrest of a group of suspected al-Qaeda turbans killed at least a dozen people, including two force commanders, officials said.

The officials said the fighting took place late Thursday at the headquarters of the so-called Security Belt force in Dhale province.
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The Security Belt is a militia trained and funded by the United Arab Emirates and loyal to the secessionist Southern Transitional Council. The force is active in Yemen's southern provinces.

The militia reported that Col. Waleed al-Dhami, deputy commander of the Security Belt, and Col. Mohammed al-Shoubagi, commander of the government's counterterrorism unit in Dhale, were killed. It did not offer further details.

The security officials said the nearly hour-long firefight erupted when troops asked the turbans to hand over their weapons. The turbans refused and shot up the troops, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief news hounds.

Eight turbans and four security forces were killed in the fighting, including the two commanders, they said. There were a number of maimed troops who were taken to a hospital, the officials added.

Al-Qaeda and 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 affiliates are active in several regions of war-torn Yemen and have taken advantage of the yearslong civil war to make inroads. The war pits Iran-backed Iran's Houthi sock puppets
...a Zaidi Shia insurgent group operating in Yemen. They have also been referred to as the Believing Youth. Hussein Badreddin al-Houthi is said to be the spiritual leader of the group and most of the military leaders are his relatives. The legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. The group has managed to gain control over all of Saada Governorate and parts of Amran, Al Jawf and Hajjah Governorates. Its slogan is God is Great, Death to America™, Death to Israel, a curse on the Jews They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him...
rebels against the internationally recognized government, which is aided by a Saudi-led coalition. The UAE is part of the coalition.

The Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula
...the latest incarnation of various Qaeda and Qaeda-allied groups, including the now-defunct Aden-Abyan Islamic Army that boomed the USS Cole in 2000...
has long been considered the global network's most dangerous branch and has attempted to carry out attacks on the US mainland.

Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 00:46 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [34 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula


Fifth Column
Radical Abortion Activists Gather Outside Supreme Court Justices' Homes
[Breitbart] A group of radical pro-abortion activists gathered outside the homes of multiple U.S. Supreme Court Justices on Saturday to protest the Court’s expected decision to repeal Roe v. Wade.
Radical activists means the latest front grouo of the Black Bloc anarcho-communist syndicate funded by the usual supsects, of which Antifa and BLM are only two more recent examples.
According to a draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito leaked to the media on Monday, the Court is poised to overturn the landmark abortion rights case.

Protesters have taken drastic measures, like blocking church entrances and now showing up on the doorsteps of Supreme Court Justices’ homes.

Protesters marched in front of Chief Justice John Roberts’ home and reportedly chanted, "Keep abortion safe and legal." Other chants included, "Pro-life is a lie, you don’t care if people die."

Protesters also drew images of hangers in chalk on the street in front of Roberts’ home.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/08/2022 03:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [327 views] Top|| File under: Mob Rule

#1  Similar to what is taking place on our Southern border, this type of thing is just blatantly wrong.
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/08/2022 3:43 Comments || Top||


#3  Flamethrowers are your friend.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 05/08/2022 4:44 Comments || Top||


#5  This can work both ways.
Posted by: Chris || 05/08/2022 8:21 Comments || Top||

#6  'Bring suit'? it's an established Federal crime to attempt to intimidate a judge. They make one law for us and keep another for themselves.
Posted by: Cesare || 05/08/2022 9:21 Comments || Top||

#7  Birth Control pills, abortion pills, surgical abortion of the unborn and newly born, Chinese bio-virus, COVID Vax death, urban murder, fentanyl, meth, gender re-assignment, LGBT, Afrikan hunger, endless conflicts, wars, ethnic and religious genocide......how can we stop these feral creatures from continuing to multiply ?

Posted by: Besoeker || 05/08/2022 9:47 Comments || Top||

#8  #7: by eliminating them. we need a divorce.
Posted by: irish rage boy || 05/08/2022 10:14 Comments || Top||

#9  *clears throat, raises hand*

"How radical are they, if they are so well organized with no taboo against intimidation tactics utilized to influence political decisions, especially in what had been considered an 'off the field' location such as home, church, school?"
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/08/2022 11:34 Comments || Top||

#10  Perfect for Claymore mines in the front yard. Even daisychained in the trees.
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/08/2022 12:59 Comments || Top||

#11  Are there no laws against disturbing the peace?
Posted by: Tom || 05/08/2022 13:02 Comments || Top||

#12  Here's hoping that more and more Americans are getting disgusted with this constant tantrum throwing. Hoping.
Posted by: Tom || 05/08/2022 13:04 Comments || Top||

#13  Short-term contract security ?
Posted by: Besoeker || 05/08/2022 13:05 Comments || Top||

#14  ^ Had the chance to meet Chris Cox in Berkeley when they helped out with rally security. He had a wicked sense of humor and the air of Negan about him, and there's even a resemblance. Bikers for Trump did good work and were very professional. I can highly recommend them.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/08/2022 13:17 Comments || Top||

#15  What's the term for a drive by flamethrowering? Asking for a friend.


/Sarc, so nobody get their undies in a bunch.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 05/08/2022 13:56 Comments || Top||

#16  SilentBrick, I like how you think.
Posted by: Rambler in Virginia || 05/08/2022 14:02 Comments || Top||

#17  #15 It's called a Car-B-Q.
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 05/08/2022 14:41 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Israeli embassy in New Delhi said on high alert amid ‘serious’ fear of Iran attack
[IsraelTimes] Security measures tightened, surrounding streets patrolled closely as site is ’likely target’ for militias backed by Tehran, says report in opposition Iranian news channel.

The Israeli embassy in New Delhi has been on high alert in recent weeks amid "serious" fears of a possible terror attack by Iran-backed perpetrators, according to a report Saturday by a London-based news channel affiliated with the Iranian opposition that was picked up by Hebrew-language media.

Security measures have been tightened in areas surrounding the embassy in the Indian capital and nearby streets have been outfitted with surveillance cameras and subject to increased security patrols, according to the report in Iran
...Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979...
International.

The Persian-language TV channel described the security alerts as "serious" and cited an unnamed Israeli source who said the embassy in New Delhi has become one of several "likely targets" for Iran-affiliated militias.

The source also said Indian police and counter-terror forces recently conducted a security drill to prepare for a possible attack where streets around the diplomatic mission were blocked, and gunfire and explosions could be heard.

The news came a week after the same news outlet reported that Israel’s Mossad spy agency foiled a recent Iranian attempt to assassinate an Israeli diplomat working at the consulate in Istanbul.

Iran International said that in addition to the Israeli worker at the consulate, an American general stationed in Germany and a journalist in La Belle France were also targeted in the plot.

Last year, a blast outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi damaged cars but caused no injuries, in an attack India has said was carried out by the Quds Force branch of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

A letter found close to the scene of the blast was a death threat to the Israeli ambassador that warned he was being constantly being watched and vowed to avenge the deaths of "deaders" Qassem Soleimani
, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) commander who was killed in a January 2020 United States dronezap; Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, a top Iraqi militia commander who was killed along with Soleimani; and Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the architect of Iran’s nuclear program, killed in a November 2020 attack Tehran has blamed on Israel.

Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 02:01 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [137 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  Iran attacked the U.S. in 1979. Why haven't we responded?
Posted by: irish rage boy || 05/08/2022 9:56 Comments || Top||

#2  We did around 1981. The Iran Navy got sunk and Karg Island got destroyed all in a matter of a few hours.
Posted by: Omineling Forkbeard1962 || 05/08/2022 17:04 Comments || Top||

#3  The USA change regime in Iran, and interfered in their nation, so the Iranians attacked the us seems fair to me,
Regarding attacking the Iranians…. Send your kids …
Posted by: Trow them out || 05/08/2022 19:08 Comments || Top||

#4  Great. Scotland trolls.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 05/08/2022 20:03 Comments || Top||

#5  The USA change regime in Iran,

As I recall that was an English project, much like Libya’s change in recent years was driven by certain members of the EU. But the outside world prefers to blame America so as to avoid remembering their own guilt.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 23:21 Comments || Top||


Iraq
US sentences Asaib Ahl al-Haq former member to four years in prison
[Rudaw] A former member of an Iran-backed Shiite militia group was sentenced to four years in prison by the US on Friday for "lying" to US officials during his immigration application process, announced the Department of Justice late Friday.

The 36-year-old Chasib Hafedh Saadoon al-Fawadi, an Iraqi who lives in New York, was sentenced to 48 months in prison after allegedly admitting to submitting false information to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services while applying for permanent residency in the country in 2017, stated the US Department of Justice.

Al-Fawadi had previously denied being a member of any groups engaged in violent mostly peaceful activities, but was later revealed that he had been a member of the Asaib Ahl al-Haq (AAH) militia group until he migrated to the US in 2016, according to the Department.

Asaib Ahl al-Haq is part of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF or Hashd al-Shaabi), an umbrella group of Shiite paramilitary forces that was formed in 2014 to fight 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) under a fatwa from Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. A number of forces within the umbrella group are backed by Iran.

US State Department designated the AAH as a terrorist organization in January 2020 and its leaders the villainous-looking Qais al-Khazali
......sinister-looking Iranian stooge, Secretary General of Persian proxy militia Asaib Ahl al-Haq, wannabe Nasrallah......
and Laith al-Khazali as terrorists.

The statement added that as a part of the murderous Moslem group, al-Fawadi had travelled to Syria in 2013 to engage in combat operations that supported the Syrian regime. "Al Fawadi concealed his travel to Syria, Iran, and Jordan when he applied for refugee classification and again in his application for permanent resident status," read the statement.

The former member of the AAH claimed during his immigration application that he was being persecuted by the AAH for refusing to help the murderous Moslem group in kidnapping Sunni citizens of Iraq.

Investigation into al-Fawadi’s case by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI
...Formerly one of the world's premier criminal investigation organizations, something for a nation to be proud of. Now it's a political arm of the Deep State oligarchy that is willing to trump up charges, suppress evidence, or take out insurance policies come election time...
) and Department of Homeland Security-Homeland Security Investigations began in September 2020. He will be removed from the US upon his release from the federal prison without any further immigrations proceedings, according to his sentence.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 01:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [59 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


The army has controlled about 20 checkpoints in Shingal: Iraqi official
[Rudaw] Iraqi army has recently been able to control up to 20 checkpoints in the Yazidi heartland of Shingal, an Iraqi national security advisor told Rudaw on Friday. The development follows weeks of festivities between the army and the militia group affiliated to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the district.

Saeed al-Jaiashi, strategic affairs advisor at the Iraqi National Security Advisory, stated that the situation in Shingal has entered "a new stage" as the recent festivities between the army and the PKK-affiliated Shingal Resistance® Units (YBS) has resulted in the removal of several checkpoints previously held by the YBS.

"Ten to 20 checkpoints have fallen to the control of the army, in addition to six checkpoints on the borders that have also been controlled by the Iraqi army," Jaiashi told Rudaw’s Fuad Rahim on Friday.

The Iraqi army has been attempting to fully re-control Shingal since April 18. The YBS controlled parts of Shingal months after it was invaded by 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) turbans in summer 2014. Clashes between the army and the all-Yazidi force escalated on May 2 and the following day, leading to the death of a soldier and a holy warrior. The situation has been calm since late Tuesday but people fear that the tensions could escalate any minute.

The Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) signed an agreement in 2020 to "normalize" the situation in Shingal whichs asks for the withdrawal of all armed forces and asks for the establishment of a force from locals to replace them. The agreement has been rejected by the PKK and its proxies.

The KRG has claimed that Baghdad has failed to implement the agreement.

The advisor claimed that 70 percent of the security aspect of the agreement has been completed "on the ground" as Iraq’s interior ministry has successfully recruited 2500 coppers from the people of the city but Baghdad has failed to pay their salaries.

He said once the newly-recruited coppers are paid, they will replace the army and the army will retreat to the vicinity of Shingal and the bordering areas.

The tensions have once again displaced Shingal residents to the Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province. Hundreds of thousands of them were displaced to the Kurdistan Region when ISIS attacked the district.

Pir Dayan Pir Jaafar, the head of Duhok province's migration and crisis office, told Rudaw on Friday that 711 families, consisting of 10,261 people, have been displaced from Shingal to Duhok province since May 2.

Jaiashi said families have begun returning to Shingal.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 01:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [47 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Suicide bomber injures four security members during an arrest in Dhi Qar
Posted by: badanov || 05/08/2022 00:17 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [45 views] Top|| File under:


Iraqi army aircraft bombs a vehicle carrying ISIS militants in Nineveh


The Iraqi army's aircraft destroyed a vehicle carrying members of the ISIS murderous Moslem group in Nineveh, a blurb by the Security Media Cell (SMC) revealed in a statement on Saturday.

SMC said that vehicle was spotted near a tunnel in the south of al-Hadar Island, Nineveh.

"Immediately, a formation of the army airforce heroes took off for the mission. Upon reconnaissance, the vehicle attempted to escape. However,
we can't all be heroes. Somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by...
the aircraft managed to bomb the vehicle, burning it completely and killing all the passengers," SMC concluded.
Posted by: badanov || 05/08/2022 00:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [64 views] Top|| File under:


Person wanted for killing a military officer blew himself during arrest


Iraq's Security Media Cell (SMC) confirmed that a person wanted for ties to the liquidation of the Intelligence department chief in the Somar Operations Command had blown himself when the security forces closed in to make an arrest in Dhi Qar earlier today, Saturday.

According to SMC, a joint force from the Special Forces, al-Shatra Police Department, the fifth Emergency Regiment of Dhi Qar, and al-Shatra's field Security and Intelligence Bureau, proceeded with executing an arrest warrant against Hakim Karim Hamidi, a resident of Bani Zeid Al Uday, on Saturday.

The SMC blurb that Hamidi -who has light and medium arms, in addition to hand grenades in possession- used his family members as human shields.

"The security forces cordoned his residence and managed to separate his wife and children from him with the utmost professionalism," SMC said, "the defendant then detonated a hand grenade, killing himself immediately and injuring two officers from the force on duty."

Earlier today, a source told Shafaq News Agency that a person linked to the liquidation of a senior military officer went kaboom! on the way to the cop shoppe in al-Shatra after his arrest.

The arrestee, according to the source, lodged a first hand grenade toward the security members, injuring four, including two officers, and used a second grenade to kill himself.
Posted by: badanov || 05/08/2022 00:13 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under:

#1  So, he was a contortionist, eh?
Posted by: Chealing Chomotle4158 || 05/08/2022 1:47 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Israel extends closure on West Bank, Gaza as hunt for Elad terrorists continues
[IsraelTimes] IDF issues orders to raze homes of two turbans who killed guard at Ariel settlement; families can appeal decision.

According to COGAT, security officials will meet again on Sunday night to assess whether to maintain or end the closure.

The shutdown only applies to Paleostinians. Checkpoints used by Israelis and foreign nationals to enter and exit the West Bank will remain open as usual.

Most of the Paleostinians impacted are those who hold permits to work in Israel. About 140,000 West Bank Paleostinians work in Israel and in Israeli settlements. Another 20,000 Paleostinians from 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...
hold permits to work in Israel.
The search for the suspected snuffies expanded from the area immediately around Elad to also include a number of nearby Arab communities and the area of the West Bank security barrier.

A senior police official told the Ynet news site on Saturday that "as the hours go by, we are focusing more efforts on intelligence, even though we are still continuing our searches with large forces on the ground and in the air."

The report said security services were hoping that Paleostinian suspects As’ad Yusef As’ad al-Rifa’i, 19, and Subhi Emad Subhi Abu Shqeir, 20, would soon make an error and expose their whereabouts. Both are from the village Rumana outside Jenin in the northern West Bank.

Suggested scenarios included the two moving to a new location, or seeking assistance from relatives or local residents.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 01:36 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [96 views] Top|| File under:

#1  the terrorists have been caught

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2022/05/08/Israeli-forces-arrest-two-ax-attack-killed-three/2751652028211/

Posted by: Lord Garth || 05/08/2022 19:27 Comments || Top||

#2  Good find, Lord Garth. Thank you.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/08/2022 23:23 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Turkish-Backed SNA Shells Villages In Aleppo


Turkish military and Turkish-backed armed opposition factions, known as Syrian National Army (SNA), shelled on Saturday residential villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo, north Syria.

For about a week, the Turkish military and the SNA have intensified shelling of the area.

Forty-two villages and five camps in Aleppo northern countryside house Afrin IDPs who fled their homes in 2018 following a Turkish incursion on the pretext of driving out Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) and secure its southern border.

The Turkish military operation was called “Olive Branch” which lasted for two months and led to the killing and injury of hundreds of YPG fighters and civilians in addition to the displacement of about 300,000 to Aleppo northern countryside.

The villages of Neirabiyah, Tel Jijan, Tel al-Madiq and Ziwan were affected by the shelling, a military source from the area told North Press.

The shelling spread a state of fear among the residents.

Syrian government forces and a Russian military base are present in the area.

On Friday, the Turkish shelling on Ziyara village in the same area resulted in the killing of two government soldiers and the injury of two others.

Meanwhile, the government forces, stationed in Tel Rifaat town in Aleppo northern countryside, responded to the shelling and fired rockets at Turkish forces and their affiliated SNA factions, a local source said.
Posted by: badanov || 05/08/2022 00:25 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [46 views] Top|| File under: Ottoman Proxies


Unknown Warplane Targets Iranian-Backed Militias In Deir Ez-Zor


Unknown warplane targeted on Saturday a military post of Iranian-backed militias in the city of Deir ez-Zor, east Syria, which resulted in the killing and injury of dozens.

Iranian-backed militias control vast areas of the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor after the military defeat of the ISIS in late 2017.

A military source of the National Defense Forces (NDF), an armed militias affiliated with the Syrian government forces, said that an unknown warplane bombarded three military posts of the Iranian-backed militias and the NDF in the city of Deir ez-Zor, killing and injuring more than ten members.

The Syrian Badia region is a source of concern for the Iranian-backed militias and the government forces, where ISIS sleeper cells launch operations that inflict heavy losses on the forces and militias, despite the intensive security campaigns to comb the Badia.

The source asserted the existence of eight corpses, including Iraqis and Afghans. More than ten members were hospitalized, according to the source.
Al Ahram adds:
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were no casualties or material losses in the attack, the second within a week in the province of Deir-Ez-Zor.

At least five explosions were heard, according to the monitor, in the Hawijah Kateh area and a nearby bridge north of Deir-Ez-Zor city.

Syrian state media also reported the attack but gave no details. Deir Ez-Zor is a strategic province that borders Iraq and contains oil fields.

Iran-backed militia groups and regime forces control the area and have often been the target of Israeli war planes in previous strikes.
Posted by: badanov || 05/08/2022 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [61 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies


Unidentified Gunmen Kill SDF Member In Deir Ez-Zor


Unidentified gunmen deadly shot on Saturday a member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Deir ez-Zor, east Syria.

Unidentified gunmen riding a motorcycle fatally shot a member of the SDF near the junction of al-Hariji village in the northern countryside of Deir ez-Zor, a military source in the SDF told North Press.

The gunmen were wearing the traditional Arab outfit (thawb) and they fled towards the Badia after carrying out the operation, the source added.

Despite the intensive security operations of the Syrian Democratic Forces, the countryside of Deir ez-Zor has been recently witnessing more killings of members of the SDF, employees of the Autonomous Administration, tribal prominent figures and civilians,

Similarly, a member of the SDF lost on May 3 his life in the town of Dhiban in the eastern countryside of Deir ez-Zor.
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SDF arrests 21 people, four confirmed to be members of ISIS sleeper cells


Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested on Friday night 21 people with rockets and IED materials in the possession in Deir ez-Zor eastern countryside, east Syria, on charges of planning an attack on a military base of the US-led Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.

The arrest campaign took place in the vicinity of al-Omar Oil Field, east of Deir ez-Zor, after the SDF received information about ISIS members preparing for an attack against the coalition base at the field.

Al-Omar Oil Field, 100 km east of Deir ez-Zor, is one of the main oil fields in Syria which is under the control of the SDF and includes the biggest military base of the Global Coalition forces.

The field is occasionally attacked by either ISIS sleeper cells or Iranian-backed militias which are present in the west bank of the Euphrates, east of Deir ez-Zor.

After the SDF received the information about the attack, they arrested 21 people and started to investigate about the incident.

During the investigation, the SDF found and confirmed four ISIS members with rockets and IED materials in the possession.

The SDF will release the other 17 persons who do not have ties to ISIS whenever the investigation completes.
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Two armed groups affiliated with Syrian Security Services exchanged detaining members in Suwayda


Two groups affiliated with the Syrian security services in Suwayda detained on Saturday 33 citizens at their checkpoints on the pretext of stealing a car, amid a state of tension in the area.

An armed group affiliated with the Syrian Military Intelligence, led by the so-called Raji Falhout detained 26 citizens of Suwayda’s Bedouin tribes with their cars, local sources told North Press.

According to the sources, the detention came to pressure the tribes of Suwayda to return a car stolen by Bedouin young men living in the west of the governorate.

Falhout leads an armed group affiliated with the Syrian Military Intelligence, and he is accused by residents of kidnapping, theft and murder cases.

Meanwhile, and in response to al-Falhout’s detention of Bedouins, another group, from the Bedouin tribes, affiliated with the Military Security, blocked the road leading to the Dahr al-Jabal area, east of Suwayda.

The young men set up a checkpoint in al-Maqous neighborhood and prevented cars from passing. The also detained seven citizens of Suwayda while returning from their farms in the Dahr al-Jabal area, civilians told North Press.

Social and civil activities, in cooperation with media platforms, are working to resolve the problem in an attempt to prevent the strife being stirred by the security services in the governorate.
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