In Faryab province, local eyewitnesses claimed that nearly 30 Taliban fighters were killed in an inter-Taliban ethnic clash between Pashtun units and followers of the Uzbek Taliban commander Makhdoom Alam in the Dawlat Abad district. There has been no corroborating information received yet.
In Takhar province the NRF claims to have killed Qari Numan and three of his associates in an undisclosed location in Takhar province, Numan was a commander of a special intelligence force, No further information was available.
In Badakhshan province, the NRF claims to have killed seven Taliban fighters in a clash. We were not apprised of the location of the skirmish and have no independent confirmation of the incident.
[KhaamaPress] Qari Fasihuddin Fitrat, the Chief of Staff of the armed forces of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, headed a high-ranking delegation to Sar-e-Pol province, in the north of Afghanistan, according to the state-run Bakhtar News Agency.
A senior military mission to Sar-e-Pol province was led by Taliban ...Arabic for students... ’s highest-ranking army officer Fasihuddin Fitrat, according to the state-run Bakhtar news agency. The Taliban government’s al-Fatah North Corps and al-Farooq Herat ...a venerable old Persian-speaking city in western Afghanistan, populated mostly by Tadjiks, which is why it's not as blood-soaked as areas controlled by Pashtuns... Corps commanders are accompanying him.
Fitrat reportedly stated that his travel to Sar-e-Pol was intended to assess security issues and inspect Taliban units stationed in the region, according to Bakhtar.
People close to Mawlavi Mahdi Mujahid aka Mawlawi Mujahid, the Islamic Emirate’s disgruntled Hazara ...a grouping of Dari-speaking people of Sino-Tibetan descent inhabiting Afghanistan and Pakistain. They are predominantly Shia Moslems and not particularly warlike, which makes them favored targets... commander, however, told the BBC that the situation in Balkhab, where they are stationed, was not good and that a confrontation may happen at "any moment."
The opening of a "serious clash" between the Taliban and Mawlawi Mahdi Mujahid’s forces was reported this morning, Thursday, by the local media.
To attack Mawlawi Mujahid, Taliban forces have dispatched forces from different locations, according to the sources.
In Qom Kotel and Balkhab districts of Sar-e-Pol province, Mawlawi Mahdi’s troops claim to have thwarted two Taliban attacks yesterday evening and this morning. They also say to have inflicted casualties on the Taliban.
According to some media outlets, the final rounds of negotiations between Mawlawi Mahdi Mujahid and officials of the Taliban ended since no agreement was reached.
When the local Taliban commander openly challenged the group’s policies, the dispute between the Taliban and Mawlawi Mahdi came to light and was revealed.
Due to the absence of Hazaras and Shiites in the Taliban group, Mawlawi Mahdi was the only Hazara Taliban commander to quit.
Mahdi Mujahid, also known as Mawlawi Mujahid, the sole recognized Hazara Shiite Islamic Emirate commander, recently severed ties with the Taliban leadership and moved in, taking control of the Balkhab district in Sar-e-Pol province.
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[REGNUM] Soldiers of the National Army of Somalia eliminated two terrorists from the al-Shabab group (an organization whose activities are banned in the Russian Federation) during a special operation in the north of the country, the press service of the Somali armed forces reports.
It is reported that the military carried out a sweep in the settlements of the Lower Jubba region. During the operation, two terrorists were eliminated, four more were taken alive. The military also seized a large stockpile of weapons and explosives. In addition, the terrorists' command post in Lower Jubba was destroyed.
As REGNUM reported , on June 17, the Somali military eliminated at least 42 terrorists from the al-Shabab group (an organization whose activities are banned in the Russian Federation) during a battle in the state of Galmudug. They managed to repel the attack of militants on the settlement.
Somali National Army (SNA) elite forces, Danab, said Thursday its forces killed two al-Shabaab ...... the personification of Somali state failure... turbans and arrested four others during a sting operation conducted in the southern part of the country.
The SNA commanders who led not fled the operation villages in the Lower Juba region told the Somali News Agency that the elite forces backed by the Jubaland Security Forces destroyed al-Shabaab vehicles which have been used to stage attacks in the region.
The SNA commanders said weapons and bombs were also seized during the latest security operations
"The military operations were carried out in Berhani, Qudus, Dharkeyn-urur, and Barjella areas west of Kismayo ...a port city in the southern Lower Juba province of Somalia, at the extreme southern end of the country (always assuming Somalia can be called a country). It is the commercial capital of the autonomous Jubaland region.... town," the state-owned media reported.
The military officials said its troops also destroyed al-Shabaab's explosion command center in Lower Jubba.
[IsraelTimes] Agents, including some Iranian nationals, reportedly arrested last week in raid in Beyoglu district of Istanbul; ex-diplomat and his wife said targeted in plot
The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor... has detained several people allegedly working for an Iranian intelligence cell that planned to assassinate or snatch Israeli tourists in Istanbul, local media reported Thursday.
The news of the bust came weeks after Israel ordered its citizens in Istanbul to leave immediately, warning of an imminent Iranian attack plot targeting Israelis in Turkey.
Among those who were being targeted for kidnapping were a former Israeli diplomat and his wife, Hebrew media reported, citing Ottoman Turkish outlets. The diplomat’s name was not published.
The suspects, who were not all Iranian nationals, were detained in a raid last week in three houses in Istanbul’s popular Beyoglu district, the IHA news agency reported. The outlet said eight people had been arrested.
Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper reported on Thursday that Ottoman Turkish authorities detained five Iranian nationals on Wednesday suspected of involvement in the alleged plot to assassinate Israeli citizens in Istanbul.
The network, without citing a source, also reported that there were believed to be three more Iranian cells in Istanbul.
IHA said Iran ...The nation is noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence... sent agents disguised as businessmen, tourists and students to Istanbul to assassinate Israelis in retaliation for Khodaei’s murder and other attacks.
It said the Iranians had split into four groups of two assassins who could better track their Israeli targets.
The suspects rented apartments and hotel rooms in the area, and had $30,000 to set up a network of agents.
Police seized two pistols and two silencers in searches conducted in houses and hotels where the suspects were staying, according to the Hurriyet report.
"The hitmen in the liquidation team, who settled in two separate rooms on the second and fourth floors of a hotel in Beyoglu, were [detained] with a large number of weapons and ammunition," IHA said.
Channel 12 reported that the Mossad and Ottoman Turkish security forces were working in full cooperation, and that some of the people arrested in the operations were Iranians and others were locals.
Israeli security forces will continue operating in Turkey for at least a few more days, the network said.
The reported arrests were the first time that Ottoman Turkish media have reported on the subject of Iranian attacks that have been making headlines in Israel for over two weeks amid warnings from officials of Iranian cells on the loose in Turkey.
[GreaterKashmir ...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 National Investigation Agency on Wednesday carried out searches at multiple locations and arrested an accused in The Resistance® Front’ (TRF), conspiracy case.
"Today (22.06.2022), NIA conducted searches at 11 locations in Jammu & Kashmir in the districts of Srinagar, Kulgam, Pulwama and Ganderbal and arrested one accused in RC-32/2021/NIA/DLI," NIA said.
The case, probe agency said, relates to activities of ’The Resistance® Front’ (TRF), an offshoot of proscribed terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba ...the Army of the Pure, an Ahl-e-Hadith terror organization founded by Hafiz Saeed. LeT masquerades behind the Jamaat-ud-Dawa facade within Pakistain and periodically blows things up and kills people in India. Despite the fact that it is banned, always an interesting concept in Pakistain, the organization remains an blatant tool and perhaps an arm of the ISI... (LeT) and its self-styled commander Sajjad Gul, who has been actively radicalising, motivating and recruiting youth of J&K to undertake violent mostly peaceful activities in J&K and other parts of India.
The case was registered suo moto by NIA on 18.11.2021. It said , during the searches conducted today, incriminating materials including digital devices have been seized.
"Based on the searches conducted today, an accused Mudasir Ahmed Dar s/o Ali Mohammed Dar r/o Nowpora, Kharpora, PS Yaripora,Dist Kulgam was arrested for providing logistical support and transporting arms & ammunition," NIA said. "He was closely associated with TRF commander responsible for the recent assassinations across the Kashmir valley and was also involved in radicalisation and recruitment of impressionable youth at the behest of TRF." Further investigation in the case continues, it added.
[Rudaw] UAE-based Dana Gas company said on Thursday that two contractor staff were slightly injured in the previous day’s rocket attack at Khor Mor gas field in Sulaimani province.
The block was targeted with a rocket in Chamchamal district on Saturday afternoon. Kurdish officials said they were investigating the incident and that it did not impact the operations of the field.
Dana Gas said in a disclosure to the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, a stock exchange, on Thursday that "a small rocket landed yesterday afternoon within the Khor Mor block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. No damage occurred and production operations continued normally without interruption."
"Two contractor staff were treated for minor injuries related to the blast but have returned to work. The company is cooperating with local security services who are conducting a full investigation and the KRG has enhanced measures and security forces in the area," it added.
Khor Mor field produces 452 million standard cubic feet per day, according to Dana Gas.
Rocket and drone attacks in the Kurdistan Region, mostly blamed on pro-Iran ...The nation is noted for spontaneously taking over other countries' embassies, maintaining whorehouses run by clergymen, involvement in international drug trafficking, and financing sock puppet militias to extend the regime's influence... militia groups, have increased recently, targeting oil and gas fields, security forces and residential areas.
[Rudaw] 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.... group has killed nine pro-regime fighters in one day in eastern Syria, a war monitor said Thursday, the latest in a spate of attacks in the area.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring organization with a wide network of sources on the ground, the nine were among 30 Syrian soldiers and allied fighters killed in IS attacks this week alone.
The "fierce festivities" since Wednesday between regime forces and IS in a remote area of Raqa province, in the country's east, also killed seven jihadist fighters, the Observatory said.
The fighting followed an ambush, claimed by IS, against a bus carrying fighters from the regular army and allied militia on the desert road linking the cities of Raqa and Homs.
Monday's attack, one of the deadliest of its kind this year, left at least 15 dead according to the Observatory.
The monitor also said that on Wednesday, another four soldiers were killed in an IS ambush near Dumayr military airport, east of the capital Damascus, and that two more were killed earlier this week in the Raqa region.
IS's once sprawling self-proclaimed "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria was defeated in March 2019 by US-backed local forces. It has not held fixed positions since then.
But it has continued to carry out guerrilla-style attacks against regime and Kurdish-led forces in eastern Syria, as well as against government and allied troops in Iraq.
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The Internal Security Forces (Asayish) found on Thursday a woman with a gunshot wound, east of Hasakah, northeast Syria.
A security source in the camp told North Press that the Asayish received a report that a woman was shot in the sixth sector of the camp.
The woman was transported to a hospital in the city of Hasakah, the source added.
The source said that the injured woman is a displaced Syrian, but he did not mention any further information about her condition.
At dawn on Wednesday, the Asayish found a woman killed in the stadium of the third sector. The woman was taken to the Kurdish Red Crescent point.
“The killed woman was called Hajir al-Ali, and she was shot in the head. It is likely that ISIS cell members are behind this crime.
Despite all the security measures followed in the camp by the International Security Forces of North and East Syria (Asayish), affiliated with the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES), sleeper cells of the Islamic State Organization (ISIS) are still committing murders.
The AANES was first formed in 2014 in the Kurdish-majority regions of Afrin, Kobani and Jazira in northern Syria following the withdrawal of the government forces. Later, it was expanded to Manbij, Tabqa, Raqqa, Hasakah and Deir ez-Zor after the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) defeated ISIS militarily.
Since the beginning of this year, there have been 18 killings, nine of which were against Syrians, including an employee of the Kurdish Red Crescent Organization, and eight Iraqis, according to a source in the camp.
As Turkey began to threaten to launch a military operation on Syria’s north, crimes rate and killing attempts have increased in the camp, according the source told North Press.
What an odd coincidence.
On June 1, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan renewed his threats of launching a military operation on northern Syria, and specified his targets in the two Syrian cities of Manbij and Tel Rifaat.
Hawl Camp, 45 km east of the city of Hasakah, houses 56,775 people, the majority of them are Iraqis. While thousands of wives and children of foreign ISIS members and detainees live in a special section within the camp.
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
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