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Iraq security forces arrest the new ISIS leader
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Good Morning
Pelosi: Trump and Everyone Who Works
for Him Have ‘Doggie Doo’ on Their Shoes
Thursday May 21st, 2020

Norma Jeane Mortenson
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou said he is considering declaring Hezbollah a terrorist organization
Gaddafi loyalists break up with Haftar, call him "a traitor"
GNA forces destroyed a Russian made Pantsir S-1 (SA-22) supplied by the UAE to Haftar in Suk el-Ahad
ISIS claim IED attack targeting M60 MBT near Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai
Gharyani thanks Turkey and Qatar for standing with Libya during its crisis
Al-Asaba town rejects peaceful entry of GNA forces, chooses war
Security force member is shot at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas after gunman opens fire at gate before being 'neutralized'

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#1  In living color
Posted by: Frank G || 05/21/2020 13:33 Comments || Top||

#2  Protective eye-wear required.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 05/21/2020 16:59 Comments || Top||

#3  Her candle burned out long before her legend ever did.
Posted by: jpal || 05/21/2020 17:26 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
9 Members of Public Uprising Forces Killed in Takhar
[ToloNews] At least 9 members of the public uprising forces were killed and 6 were maimed in a clash with the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
in the northern province of Takhar on Tuesday night, local officials said.

The incident occurred in Lala Guzar village of Khwaja Bahauddin district on Tuesday night after the Taliban attacked and were engaged by security forces, according to officials.

"The Taliban also sustained casualties in the attack but there are no exact reports," officials said.

The Taliban have not commented on the attack.
Posted by: trailing wife || 05/21/2020 00:15 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [87 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Parwan residents rally after many killed in mosque attack
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [78 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


More than 100 Taliban militants killed, wounded after attacking Kunduz city
More than 100 is a happy number...
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [125 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Taliban Chief promises equal rights for men and women in his Eid message
“You all will be equally abused by our morality police, not to mention our hard boys and even our hard boys in training, just up from the madrassah across the border in Pakistan. We’ll all have such fun together, especially not you!”
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [180 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  I really thought this was the Bee. The Taliban are known for being lairs so I don't give this any credence!
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 05/21/2020 7:04 Comments || Top||

#2  I think the whole, entire 'You will all be equally abused...' is more to the point than the headline.
Posted by: Cesare || 05/21/2020 7:06 Comments || Top||

#3  "We actually prefer to rape men", sorta thing?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/21/2020 7:29 Comments || Top||

#4  "You have the right to remain silent..."
Posted by: Mercutio || 05/21/2020 8:09 Comments || Top||

#5  sure, all the men get the same rights and all the women get the same rights

from a certain perspective, it is true
Posted by: Bob Grorong1136 || 05/21/2020 9:47 Comments || Top||

#6  The girls get to drive burros?
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/21/2020 10:38 Comments || Top||

#7  What about goats?
Posted by: Spot || 05/21/2020 10:38 Comments || Top||

#8  Goats is a Palestinian thing. Talibans prefer young boys.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 05/21/2020 18:19 Comments || Top||

#9  Looks like a personable chap.
Posted by: bbrewer126 || 05/21/2020 20:23 Comments || Top||


Africa North
Syrian Rebel and Regime Forces Now Fight in Libya
[AnNahar] While a ceasefire in Syria has reduced combat between rebels and government forces, mercenaries from the two sides are still fighting in Libya on behalf of their Russian and Ottoman Turkish backers.

The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire...
supports some Syrian rebels and Libya's UN-recognised Government of National Accord, while Russia supports Syria's Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
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Posted by: trailing wife || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [90 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


LNA redeploys forces to #Tripoli for big battle
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [95 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


LNA announces ceasefire, will withdraw 3km from Tripoli
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Libyan National Army (LNA) announced on Wednesday, a unilateral ceasefire to avoid bloodshed at the end of the month of Ramadan.

The Libyan National Army spokesperson, Ahmad al-Mismari, said that the forces decided to move away from Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
for a distance of 2 to 3 kilometres at all fronts.

Al-Mismari said in a statement that this ceasefire will allow citizens in the city to move freely at the end of the month of Ramadan and during Eid al-Fitr.

A front man for the Libyan National Army said that their forces will start moving their positions in the city by midday on Wednesday.

This comes at a time when Libya is witnessing an increase in violence between the Government of National Accord (GNA) and the Libyan National Army.

Earlier this week, the Libyan Army withdrew from the al-Watiya Airbase after a month-long battle with the Ottoman Turkish-backed GNA forces.

Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [62 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Ghannouchi congratulates Al-Sarraj on the capture of Al-Watiya
[Libya Observer] The Speaker of the Tunisian House of Representatives (HoR), Rached Ghannouchi, congratulated the Government of National Accord (GNA), on its capture of the strategically important, al-Watiya Air Base.

Ghannouchi, in a telephone conversation with the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez al-Sarraj, discussed developments on the present situation in Libya, expressing his delight at the capture of al-Watiya and its return into the hands of the legitimate government, as it is so close to the Tunisian border.

He went on to say that there is no military solution to the conflict in Libya, stressing the need for a return to political dialogue.

On his part, al-Sarraj praised Tunisia’s keenness on security and stability in Libya, expressing his wish to enhance cooperation between both countries.
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [72 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood


Al-Asaba town rejects peaceful entry of GNA forces, chooses war
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [98 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Gaddafi loyalists break up with Haftar, call him "a traitor"
[Libya Observer] Pro-Qadaffy al-Jamahiriya
... An Arabic neologism coined by the late and unlamented Muammar al-Qadaffy. The word jamahiriya was derived from jumhuriya, which is the usual Arabic translation of republic. It was coined by changing the component jumhur ‐ public ‐ to its plural form, jamahir — the masses. Thus, it is similar to the term People's Republic, only more denigrating to the actual inhabitants of the country...
TV issued a statement Wednesday accusing Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all. Actually, he is, but slowly...
and his forces of being linked to foreign agenda and described Haftar as a traitor and a foreign agent receiving his orders from overseas.

The statement slammed Haftar for his role in the current conflict, saying real commanders should fight on the battlefield not in their luxurious houses thousands of kilometers away from frontlines "doing commercial and political deals at the expense of the blood of the ordinary people".

"We won't be part of a virtual command that hasn't even heard of the loss of Gharyan until three days later and al-Watiya airbase until today. A command that hasn't visited frontlines for over a year and half." The Gadaffi loyalists' statement says, adding that the tactical withdrawals and truces aren't as they claim, but in fact, they are orders coming from overseas and they must be implemented.

They also slammed Haftar's zero hour statements and delusional truces as well as the political mandate, saying they only believe in staying on the ground in Libya on the battlefield and that those who can't be on the frontlines can't be mandated for any role.

The statement was a response to Haftar's front man Ahmed al-Mismari who said their forces would move 2-3 kilometers away from south Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
frontlines to allow people to spend Ramadan days and Eid al-Fitr celebration in peace.

In an earlier statement, al-Mismari said their forces would withdraw from some southern Tripoli locations for "repositioning" as part of a "military tactic for mobilization of forces".

Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


ISIS claim IED attack targeting M60 MBT near Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [112 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


GNA forces destroyed a Russian made Pantsir S-1 (SA-22) supplied by the UAE to Haftar in Suk el-Ahad
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [86 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Home Front: WoT
FBI Now Investigating NAS Corpus Christi Shooting, ‘Arab Male’ Killed by Navy Security Forces
[NEWS.USNI.ORG] The FBI is investigating a Thursday shooting at a Texas naval air station, after a Navy security team there killed an "Arab male" who stormed a gate at the base, a U.S. official told USNI News.
Sudden Jihad Syndrome™?
The official did not have any additional details on the identity of the shooter beyond apparent ethnicity. An FBI spokeswoman did not provide additional details when contacted by USNI News.

Navy Security Forces responded to an active shooter at NAS Corpus Christi at about 7:15 a.m. EST resulting in the injury to the NSF sailor. The shooter was killed by the NSF team, the official told USNI News.

"The sailor is in good condition and is expected to be released later today," the Navy said in a statement.

The base remains on lockdown while an investigation into the shooting commences.

"All gates on the installation remain closed while first responders process the scene," according to a statement from the service.

"NCIS, state and local law enforcement are on scene."

Corpus Christi police said the incident took place at one of the air station’s gates.

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is home to the four squadrons of Training Air Wing Four, which uses Truax Field on base and outlying airfields. Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and foreign student pilots train at the base.

Naval Air Station Corpus Christi also houses the Corpus Christi Army Depot which serves as the primary maintenance depot for Department of Defense rotary-wing aircraft. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service also operates from Naval Air Station Corpus Christi.
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 2:04:56 PM || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [243 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  A-hab, ♪ the ay-rab, ♫ sheik of ♪ the coroner's
♫ slab...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 05/21/2020 15:23 Comments || Top||

#2  No Allen-snack-bar virgins for him!
Posted by: DarthVader || 05/21/2020 16:09 Comments || Top||

#3  "An Arab male" -- Isn't saying that a hate crime?
Posted by: Matt || 05/21/2020 16:18 Comments || Top||

#4  Apparently his bout of Sudden Jihadi Syndrome ended in Terminal Acute Ventilation.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 05/21/2020 16:34 Comments || Top||

#5  More: A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead is being investigated as “terrorism-related,” the FBI said Thursday.

The shooting began around 6:15 a.m. Thursday at Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi.

The shooter tried to speed through a gate at the base in a vehicle, but security personnel put up a barrier in time to stop the shooting, U.S. officials told The Associated Press. The man then got out of the car and opened fire, striking and wounding a Navy sailor who is a member of the security force at the base. During the exchange of gunfire, the shooter was killed by security personnel, the officials said.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss details about an ongoing investigation.

The FBI is investigating the shooting as “terrorism-related,” FBI Special Agent Leah Greeves said at a news conference Thursday afternoon, and investigators were working to determine whether a second person of interest was at large in the community.

“We have determined that the incident this morning at the Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is terrorism related,” Greeves said. “We are working diligently with our state, local and federal partners on this investigation, which is fluid and evolving.”

Greeves did not elaborate on a potential motive or specify what led investigators to believe the shooting is related to terrorism. Federal investigators also did not provide any information about the “potential second related person of interest at large in the community” or why they believe that is the case.
Posted by: Frank G || 05/21/2020 17:28 Comments || Top||

#6  ..did they check his Facebook page yet? Asking for a friend.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 05/21/2020 19:39 Comments || Top||


Security force member is shot at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi in Texas after gunman opens fire at gate before being 'neutralized'
2:00 p.m. EDT: Moved to Page 1:WoT because DM update reports the gunman is now described as an Arab male.
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • FBI is investigating the Thursday morning shooting at Naval Air Station in Texas

  • The gunman, who has not been identified, was shot dead by security forces

  • According to USNI News, the shooter was described as being an 'Arab male'

  • Authorities responded to active shooter at station's North Gate around 6.15am

  • Officials said in statement that gunman had been 'neutralized' a short time later

  • The Navy confirmed that one security force member was injured during incident

  • Base employs more than 9,700 people, including 1,900 active duty personnel
Posted by: Skidmark || 05/21/2020 10:49 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [147 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


India-Pakistan
Poonch: Pak Fires Heavily Along LoC
[PUBLISH.TWITTER] 2 BSF Personnel Martyred In Militant Attack In Ganderba
[EXCELSIORNEWS]

Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [81 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
Iraq security forces arrest the new ISIS leader
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
ISIS leader nominated to replace Baghdadi handed over to Iraqi authorities
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Iraqi Intelligence Service announced that the person nominated to succeed the terrorist leader and founder 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/ISIS/IS/ISIS), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been handed over to them.

According to the Iraqi News Agency, the Intelligence Service announced that their forces have taken custody Abdel-Nasser Qirdash, noting that he is the candidate to succeed Baghdadi as the leader of the Islamic State terrorist group.

Qirdash is the highest ranking Islamic State officer to ever be taken into custody.

It should be noted that while Qirdash was nominated to replace Baghdadi, the Islamic State ultimately chose to ’Abdul-Rahman al-Mawlah as the leader of the group.

He was first arrested in Syria last year, but was not handed over to the Iraqi authorities until recently.

The former Islamic State leader, Baghdadi, was killed during a special U.S. military operation in northwestern Syria in October of 2019.

Baghdadi was hiding in a jihadist-held town in the northern countryside of the Idlib Governorate; he refused to surrender during the U.S. raid and chose to detonate his own boom jacket.

Despite Baghdadi’s death in 2019, the Islamic State has remained active in both Syria and Iraq, often carrying out hit-and-run attacks against the Syrian and Iraqi armies, along with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Iraq claims capture of senior Daesh leader
[ARABNEWS] Iraq claimed on Wednesday it had arrested a ISIS leader considered a successor to the terror group’s former chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

The National Intelligence Service told the Iraqi News Agency (INA) it had picked up Abdul Nasser Qardash.

He served as the head of one of the terrorist group’s commissions, INA said, and served under Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who led the group that preceded ISIS.

However,
man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them...
some reports suggested Qardash was captured by US or Kurdish forces in Syria last year and just recently transferred to Iraqi custody.

The US has previously identified Ameer Muhammed Saeed al-Salbi al-Mawla, as the new leader of ISIS. He is known within the group as Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurashi.

Some reports said Qardash was the same person as al-Mawla, despite the photo used by INA of the captured holy warrior not matching that of al-Mawla.

Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [193 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Why take a chance arresting the wrong man? Shoot him on the spot and be done with it.
Posted by: Cesare || 05/21/2020 7:03 Comments || Top||


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Fresh clashes breakout between Syrian Army, TFSA in eastern Aleppo
[ALMASDARNEWS] Heavy festivities were reported on Wednesday between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Ottoman Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army
... the more palatable version of the Syrian insurgency, heavily influenced by the Moslem Brüderbund...
(TFSA) at the Tadef crossing.

According to reports from this front, the Syrian Army and TFSA troops traded gunfire at the crossing, followed by brief shelling.

No deaths were reported; however, some military personnel suffered minor injuries during the brief encounter.

The reason for the festivities is still unknown at this time.

The Tadef crossing is located near the strategic city of al-Bab, which is currently under the control of the Ottoman Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army.
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [68 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


New round of infighting ignites tensions between militants in northern Syria
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [58 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Iran to ignore US warning, will resume naval activities in Persian Gulf
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [229 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  The Iranians will test this strategy by frontal positioning their ships then claim the US violated the 100 meter rule. Will they move or risk being “blown” out of the lane?
Posted by: Slusosing Dribble3599 || 05/21/2020 6:13 Comments || Top||

#2  Ignore at their peril.
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 05/21/2020 6:21 Comments || Top||

#3  ...If the USN has any smarts - I know, I know, - there's a cameraman on the bridge 24/7 recording all of it.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 05/21/2020 6:44 Comments || Top||

#4  If the USN has any smarts

It would sink them and blame it on Ruritanians.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 05/21/2020 7:21 Comments || Top||

#5  Is sinking considered a naval activity?
Posted by: AlanC || 05/21/2020 7:23 Comments || Top||

#6  ^ Well, Iran navy is fearsome, they've managed to sink a battleship so far this year. Only problem is that the battleship was one of their own...
Posted by: Seeking Cure For Ignorance || 05/21/2020 12:05 Comments || Top||

#7  /\ They score points for the element of surprise.
Posted by: Clem || 05/21/2020 12:49 Comments || Top||

#8  At the rate of self destruction, any bets on there being any non rubber craft Iranian Navy vessels.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 05/21/2020 16:35 Comments || Top||

#9  Maybe have a submarine surface from underneath, or better, a breach exercise. Surprise Iran!

I hope this works.
Chief, put us on the roof.
Countermeasure station,on my mark..... Release countermeasures.

Emergency blow!
Full rise. Fair water plane.
Come on, big D. Fly.

(Red October, scene where the Dallas does an emergency breach to dodge and decoy a torpedo).
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 05/21/2020 23:35 Comments || Top||

#10 
Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 05/21/2020 23:37 Comments || Top||

#11  Actual movie scene

Posted by: Marilyn Tojo7566 || 05/21/2020 23:41 Comments || Top||


Palestinian-led forces destroy several ISIS hideouts in eastern Syria
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
...the Jerusalem Brigade is a Paleostinian-Syrian pro-Government group that operates in Aleppo, formed in 2013. The group is composed of predominately Sunni Paleostinians from the al-Nayrab district as well as the former refugee camp Handarat. It is believed to be the largest Assadist auxilliary force operating in storied Aleppo....
Posted by: Fred || 05/21/2020 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [91 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State



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  Iraq security forces arrest the new ISIS leader
Wed 2020-05-20
  Abbas says the PA sees itself free of all agreements with Israel and the U.S. - including on security matters
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  GNA captures al-Watiyah Airbase from the LNA
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  Nangarhar Funeral Bombing Death Toll Rises to 32
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  President Ghani, in light of attacks, orders Afghan forces to resume attacks on the Taliban
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