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Afghanistan
Afghan commandos, foreign forces conduct airstrikes in Farah province
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] At least seven forces of Evil were killed in separate Arclight airstrikes conducted in two districts of western Farah province of Afghanistan, the Afghan military said Sunday.

According to a statement released by the 207th Zafar Corps of the Afghan Military, at least two forces of Evil were killed in an airstrike carried out by the foreign forces in Gazgin area of Posht Rod district.

The source further added that some weapons belonging to the forces of Evil were also destroyed during the same airstrike.

In another statement, Zafar Corps said the Afghan commandos and foreign forces carried out airstrikes in Dezak area of Bala Bolok district, leaving two forces of Evil dead and three more maimed.

According to Zafar Corps, a hatchback type vehicle belonging to the forces of Evil was also destroyed during the airstrikes.

This comes as the security situation in western Farah province has started to deteriorate during the recent months as the anti-government armed forces of Evil are attempting to expand their foothold in some key western provinces.

Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [116 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Arabia
Yemeni (Hadi) army liberate al-Durahmi in Hodeidah, capture 100 Houthis
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Yemen’s army liberated completely the al-Durahmi district south of Hodeidah province following intense festivities with the Houthi
...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 Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. 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 ...
militia, according to the website of the Yemeni Ministry of Defense.

The deputy operations commander of the second brigade of al-Amaliak, Colonel Ahmed al-Hujaili, said that the Yemeni National Army launched a fierce attack on the city of Durahmi from several axes, managing to liberate it completely from the Houthis.

Col. al-Hujaili said that the fighting resulted in huge casualties among the Houthi militia in addition to the capturing of 100 Houthi murderous Moslems, while the Yemeni legitimate army confiscated weapons and ammunition.

He explained that the army was able to cut the supply lines of the Houthi coup militias coming from the Directorate of Beit al-Faqih and from other areas.

Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [156 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Houthis dig trenches to encircle port of ‘Salif’ northwest of Yemen’s Hodeidah
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] A Yemeni military source said on Sunday that the Houthi
...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 Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. 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 ...
militias have started digging military trenches to surround the port of As-Salif western of Yemen.

The source said that the Houthi militias began digging trenches in the vicinity of the air defense camp and the port of As-Salif, through which most of the humanitarian aid and ships flow through to unload wheat, foodstuffs and various goods.

According to the source, the Houthis prevented fishermen from reaching their marina in the Harfa area north of the port, amid military deployment and checkpoints on roads between the port and the residential neighborhoods.

It is noteworthy that the militias have dug dozens of trenches on the road linking the city of Hodeidah and the port of As-Salif north-west of the city.

CCTV CAMERA AT ENTRANCES
Meanwhile,
...back at the comedy club, Boogie was cracking himself up, but nobody else seemed to be getting the non-stop jokes...
the Houthi militias directed its leaders and supervisors in Sanaa to instal surveillance cameras in front of their homes and headquarters.

The Yemeni news agency Khabar quoted an official security source as saying that directives were issued by the militia requiring its leaders, supervisors and members in high positions to instal surveillance cameras in front of their homes and other buildings in various neighborhoods in Sanaa, amid fears of increasing popular rejection of them.

The source said that these directives were issued as a security precaution following fears among the leaders of the group of any possible attacks, and after the escalation of disputes between the leaders and supervisors of the Houthi militia on appointments and positions and the looting of public and private money in the capital Sanaa and areas under its control.
Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [141 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Down Under
‘I'll Raid You, White Trash': Australians Told to Lock Doors as Africans Rampage in Melbourne
[Breitbart] Police in Melbourne have been slammed for making no arrests after residents of the city’s north-west suburbs were terrorised by gangs of African youths who bragged "police can’t touch us" and branded frightened families "racist".

Despite its sending dozens of armed officers in riot gear to Taylors Hill as more than 100 teenagers gathered "for war", and telling residents to "stay inside and lock their doors" as rival gangs ran amok, police claimed there had been "no threat to community safety".
So, Mates, how's that gun control thingie working out for you
Posted by: Anomolous Sources || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [457 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Notice in the States, with all the historical rioting, no one seemed eager to jump in their rides and hit the burbs? Wonder why? /rhet question
Posted by: Procopius2k || 08/13/2018 7:57 Comments || Top||

#2  Well, if I couldn't use firearms to defend my property, I might have to resort to stratagems both more basic and more exotic. Some may leave uninvited visitors wishing for a nice clean gut shot.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/13/2018 8:48 Comments || Top||

#3  well in the absence of firearms for self-protection, they can hit the thugees with their digeridoos - now there's an assaultive weapon.
Posted by: Ebbumble and Company5278 || 08/13/2018 9:01 Comments || Top||

#4  Go 'Roman'

Gladius, Clipeus and Verutum.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/13/2018 9:24 Comments || Top||

#5  Prefer the ballista, myself. That "up close an personal" stuff takes a lot of work when you can just reach out and touch someone.

Caedite eos omnes. Novit Dominus qui sunt eius.
Posted by: Ebbumble and Company5278 || 08/13/2018 13:15 Comments || Top||

#6  The joys of diversity and open borders have just begun
Goodbye old friends
Posted by: j morrissey || 08/13/2018 13:22 Comments || Top||

#7  Boiling oil dropped from above.... Even boiling water is likely to send villains scrambling.
Posted by: Rjschwarz || 08/13/2018 17:55 Comments || Top||

#8  Hard to maneuver a ballista in my front hallway. Besides, my wife would 'doily' it somehow.

And I'd end up with emo graffiti if I left it on the lawn.

Verutum, it is.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/13/2018 19:16 Comments || Top||

#9  So in Europe, they call their muslim colonists Asians and in Australia they call their muslim colonists Africans.
Posted by: mossomo || 08/13/2018 21:27 Comments || Top||

#10  Some of the Moslem colonists in Austrailia are Lebanese, mossomo. They’ve rampaged in groups on the beaches for years, among other misbehaviours.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/13/2018 22:37 Comments || Top||


India-Pakistan
Three TLP workers arrested
[DAWN] Leaders and activists of Tehrik-e-Labbaik Pakistain (TLP) were booked when they tried to reach Foreign Office in Red Zone on Saturday to protest against a blasphemous cartoon competition in the Netherlands by a politician.

The police tossed in the slammer
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
three protesters and produced them in the court of magistrate which sent them to jail on judicial remand.

Earlier, over 50 protesters gathered at Khayaban-e-Suhrawardy and tried to reach Red Zone.

The police tried to stop them near Federal Lodges by putting up razor wire.

But the protesters put up resistance and removed the blockade and tried to move towards Red Zone which led to altercation and arrest of three workers.

Somehow, the law enforcers succeeded in stopping them at the edge of the Red Zone on the road.

Senior officers of police and capital administration were also present on the occasion.

The administration official informed the protesters that gathering of five or more and use of loudspeakers were banned in the capital under section 144. But they refused to listen to them and insisted to go to the Foreign Office.

Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [115 views] Top|| File under: Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan


One dead, 9 injured in Chaman IED blast
[DAWN] At least one person was killed and nine others, including three Frontier Corps
...a provincial paramilitary force. Total manpower is about 80,000. They are tasked to help local law enforcement in the maintenance of law and order, and to carry out border patrol and a..the Antwerp-based Salafist organization that had campaigned to introduce Sharia law to Belgium before single-handedly making Belgium the highest per capita supplier of jihadis to Syria in Europe. There was a big trial in Antwerp in 2015, but most of those convicted were in absentia...nti-smuggling operations....
(FC) personnel, were maimed in a blast in Balochistan...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
's Chaman city on Sunday, DawnNewsTV reported.

Police said unidentified miscreants allegedly targeted a vehicle carrying FC personnel in the Mall Road area of Chaman. The suspects had reportedly planted improvised bomb (IED) in a cycle of violence parked on the roadside.

The injured were rushed to Civil Hospital Chaman for medical treatment where a state of emergency was imposed to treat the injured.

The impact of the blast broke the windows of nearby shops and vehicles.

Police, Levies and Frontier Corps officials have cordoned off the site of the blast.

A similar blast occurred in Chaman on July 20 this year leaving at least five people injured and nearby shops and cars damaged.

Chaman Station House Officer Gul Muhammad said a vehicle belonging to a law enforcement agency (LEA) was the target of the blast.

According to administration officials, the blast was caused by a remote-controlled cycle of violence bomb parked at the side of the ride. The bomb exploded when the LEA's vehicle passed by.
Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [118 views] Top|| File under: TTP


Iraq
Brother of Islamic State’s agriculture minister arrested while fleeing toward Kurdistan
“How dare you! Do you know who I am?!”
“”No idea. But for your brother’s sake, we’ll happily tie you up. Book him, Dannollah!”
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) An 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....
leader, who used to work with the group’s alms department, has been incarcerated
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
while trying to infiltrate through a border exit toward Kurdistan, a senior security source said on Friday.

In remarks to Baghdad Today website, the source said, "Iraqi federal troops managed to arrest Mohammed Khalaf al-Jabouri, a leader with Islamic State’s alms department, and brother of the group’s agriculture minister."

The turban, according to the source, "was arrested at a checkpoint between Makhmur and Erbil."

Jabouri "was hiding at Deibka camp in Nineveh," the source, who preferred anonymity, said adding that he was arrested while trying to flee Makhmur.

"Jabouri confessed that his brother used to work as the group’s agriculture minister and that he was killed in an Arclight airstrike," the source said
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Iraqi security: Two terrorists apprehended in Fallujah
Local homeboys, ISIS remnants, Al Qaeda originals, still-faithful Baathists feeling their oats — Fallujah has ever been a seething hive of scum and villainy...
Anbar (IraqiNews.com) ‐ Iraqi authorities announced on Sunday that two Lions of Islam were placed in durance vile
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
in Fallujah district in Anbar.

"Acting upon accurate intelligence reports, Iraqi troops in the in Anbar Operations Command arrested two Lions of Islam in Fallujah district in Anbar," Alghad Press quoted the General Military Intelligence Directorate as saying in a statement.

According to the statement, the two were handed over to the competent authorities for interrogation.
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Salahuddin adventures: 1 turban tied up, 14 more permanently unwound while attacking, turbans attack Baiji refinery again


Islamic State member, in charge of killing security personnel, arrested in Salahuddin

Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) An Islamic State member, in charge of the 2014 massacre in east of Tikrit, has been arrested in Salahuddin province, the Security Media Center said on Friday.

Spokesperson for the center, Brig, Gen. Yahia Rasool, said in a statement that troops, backed by forces from Samarra Operations Command “managed to arrest a dangerous militant, who was in charge of a massacre, when number of security personnel from al-Alam town were killed in 2014.”

The militant, according to Rasool, “was arrested in an operation in al-Muthanna district in Samarra city.”

In 2014, the militant group, which was in control al al-Alam by then, reportedly killed 17 security personnel and civilians.

Iraqi army foils Islamic State attack, kills 14 militants in Salahudin

Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) The Iraqi army has repulsed an Islamic State attack, leaving many militants killed in Salahuddin province, a security source said on Sunday.

Speaking to Alghad Press, the source said, “the Iraqi army foiled an attack by Islamic State in al-Aitha region, east of al-Dour town, from five regions. The attack left five army personnel killed and others wounded.”

Salahuddin Operations Command, according to the source, “killed 14 Islamic State members, wearing suicide belts, and followed the militants which carried out the attack.”

Islamic State fighters kill five locals in attack near Baiji oil refinery

Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) – At least five people were killed last night in an attack by the Islamic State group on a village near Iraq’s largest oil refinery Baiji in Salahuddin province, an Iraqi security source said on Saturday.

“A group of Islamic State militants launched an attack on Alb Jrara village near Baiji oil refinery late Friday, promoting locals to carry weapons in an attempt to repel the attack,” the source told Kurdistan 24.

The source said that the clashes between the two sides left “five people dead and one person injured,” adding that among those killed in the attack are four brothers belonging to two families.

“IS militants used heavy and medium weapons in the attack before fleeing the scene into an unknown location,” according to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
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Mosul clearance continues: 4 kabooms kill 14 innocents, 6 turbans tied up


12 people killed, injured in two bomb blasts, southeast of Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) At least 12 people, including tribal fighters, were killed and injured in two consecutive bomb blasts, east of Mosul city, an Iraqi officer said.

In remarks to Shafaq News, the policeman said two people, one of whom is a tribal fighter, was killed, while ten others, including four fighters, were injured as two bomb blasts took place in a village in Nimrud town, southeast of Mosul.

The first one, according to the source, targeted two farmers on a motorbike, one of whom was killed, while the other was injured. The second bomb went off as the people and tribal fighters were gathering at the accident spot.

2 people killed, 10 others wounded as two explosions rock Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) – Two people were killed and 10 others injured in two bomb blasts in eastern Mosul, local officials said Saturday.

Speaking to The Baghdad Post website, Colonel Ahmed al-Jabouri said that two blasts exploded Saturday in the ancient city of Nimrud in southeastern Mosul, leaving two people dead and 10 others wounded.

According to Jabouri, there were members of Al-Hashd Al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) among the casualties.

The first explosion targeted two people riding a motorbike, leaving one person dead and another wounded.

The second blast happened at the scene of the first explosion, leaving one person dead and nine others wounded, including four members of Al-Hashd Al-Shaabi.

Officials have not provided further details.

Six Islamic State members, including programmer, arrested in Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) – Security forces have arrested six Islamic State members in the group’s previously proclaimed capital city of Mosul, the Iraqi Security Media Center announced Sunday.

In a statement, quoted by Baghdad News, spokesman for the Iraqi Interior Ministry Maj. Gen. Saad Maan said that the six terrorists were arrested in al-Zahraa, Nahrawan, al-Karama and Nabi Yunus districts in eastern and southern Mosul.

“Four of the arrestees were involved in fighting against Iraqi security forces, while the fifth was an Islamic State programmer,” Maan said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [99 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Huge incendiary kite from Gaza landed on kibbutz power lines Saturday
[IsraelTimes] IDF struck cell in northern Strip launching devices as arson attacks continued; flaming balloon landed next to a community dining room in Eshkol Region

A large incendiary kite launched from Gazoo landed on power lines near Kibbutz Sufa, sparking a quick operation by employees from the Israeli Electric Corporation to remove the device before a fire was started.

The 4-meter (about 13-foot) kite, which landed on Friday, caused a power outage at the kibbutz and in the surrounding area.

It was removed from the high-voltage wires by electric company workers using a crane.

The IEC released pictures of the kite on Saturday.

In another community near the Gazoo Strip, police sappers neutralized an incendiary balloon flown over from the Hamas, always the voice of sweet reason,-run Paleostinian enclave that landed next to a dining room in an Israeli community in the Eshkol Region.

In response, the Israeli military on Saturday afternoon said it targeted a cell responsible for launching incendiary balloons in the northern Gazoo Strip. Reports in Paleostinian media said two people were maimed in the Israeli strikes in El-Bureij.

There were also Paleostinian reports of a second IDF strike elsewhere in the Gazoo Strip.

A large incendiary kite launched from Gazoo lands on power lines near Kibbutz Sufa, August 11, 2018. Photo: Israel Electric Corporation
Earlier, another incendiary device sparked a fire in the Nir Am nature reserve. The blaze was largely under control by Saturday afternoon, according to the Parks Authority.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [226 views] Top|| File under: Hamas

#1  Perhaps a week-long shutoff of power in Gazoo is in order
Posted by: Frank G || 08/13/2018 7:49 Comments || Top||

#2  So there are radars operating that can see a mortar shell but this just gets to happily float along? Something does not pass the smell test...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 08/13/2018 9:32 Comments || Top||


Jordan retrieves bodies of three suspected militants after shootout
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Security forces on Sunday pulled the bodies of three suspected forces of Evil out of a partially collapsed building in a city in central Jordan following a shoot out, a government spokeswoman said.

Security forces had raided the building in a search for those responsible for a kaboom on a police van on Friday that was maintaining security near a music festival.

Government spokeswoman Jumana Ghunaimat told Rooters the security forces had also seized automatic weapons in a "continuing operation."

Jordan said on Saturday four security personnel were killed during a police raid on a house sheltering forces of Evil suspected of being behind a kaboom on a police van a day earlier.

Security forces stormed a building in the city of As-Salt where suspects behind the planting of the home-made bomb that killed one policeman on Friday were believed to be hiding.

Government spokeswoman Jumana Ghunaimat told the state news agency Petra that three suspects had been locked away
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
so far in an operation that was still underway against a cell hiding in a building in the centre of hillside As-Salt city, about 30 km west of Amman.

The suspects had refused to hand themselves over to the security forces and blown up part of the hilltop building, Ghunaimat added.

Later Ghunaimat said security forces were moving to seize the site and see if there were any civilians held hostage.

Latest reports said kabooms were heard in the vicinity of operation in in As-Salt, a hillside town near Amman, after the raid entered its second phase of an ongoing operation.

Witnesses heard several strong kabooms near the site which a security source said were explosives being detonated by the police as they closed in on the holy warriors.

Police had earlier blamed a gas canister for Friday’s blast near the site of a music festival in the town of Fuheis.

Ambulances were seen rushing to the main city hospital from near the building in a residential area of As-Salt that was sealed off by police.

The terrorist cell was responsible for the kaboom in the town of Fuheis outside Amman that killed one policeman and injured six others on Friday.

During Saturday’s raid, 20 persons were maimed in the collapse of the building in As-Salt.

SECURITY PERSONNEL KILLED
The three suspects were held during the operation by ecurity forces during which four security personnel were killed.

Earlier, Jordanian police investigations showed that a home made bomb planted near a police van was behind a blast on Friday that killed the policeman and injured six others.

Police said on Friday a gas canister stored in the van was behind the blast near a gendarmerie parking lot close to the site of a music festival in the town of Fuheis outside Amman.

"This cowardly act will only increase the determination to do our job to protect people," the interior ministry statement said.

Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [174 views] Top|| File under: Salafists


Gaza protest toll rises to three
[DAWN] A 40-year-old Paleostinian hit by Israeli fire on the Gazoo border died of his wounds on Saturday, taking the corpse count from protests the previous day to three, the territory’s health ministry said.

He was among at least 131 Paleostinians maimed by Israeli bullets during Friday’s protests, even as an informal truce ending a deadly flare-up between Gazoo’s Islamist rulers Hamas, one of the armed feet of the Moslem Brüderbung millipede, and the Israeli army largely held.

In all 307 Paleostinians were maimed on Friday, some by tear gas, including two journalists and five medics, the health ministry in the coastal enclave said.

It identified the man who died on Saturday as Ahmed Abu Lulu, saying he was shot in a section of the border east of the southern city of Rafah, where the two other Pales­tinians were also killed.

The ministry had earlier identified the other two as Ali al-Alul, 55, and volunteer medic Abdullah al-Qatati, 21.
Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [116 views] Top|| File under: Hamas


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian army captures eastern borders of As-Suwayda
As-Suwayda (Syria News) Syrian army troops managed, on Sunday, to fully capture the eastern administrative borders of As-Suwayda Province from the grip of 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.

The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported, today, that Assad forces achieved a notable advance against the Islamic State Lions of Islam in the last few hours, and managed to besiege them in Telul al-Safa area, near the eastern borders of Rif Dimashq.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [126 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Syria militants forming ‘army’ with Turkish support
[PRESSTV] Ottoman Turkish-backed bully boyz in Syria are reportedly creating a "national army" with Ankara’s support in the Arab country’s northwest.

The bully boyz are sewing up rifts within their ranks towards building the force, which comprises some 35,000 members from the biggest factions that have been waging militancy against Syria since 2011.

"We are at the beginning. We face many difficulties but we are working to overcome them," the head of the force, Colonel Haitham Afisi, told Rooters on Sunday.

Afisi is trying to unite the bully boy groups. He has ordered them to stop "randomly opening fire"
No more gun sex?? How will anyone know they are big, bad jihadis if they aren’t forever shooting off?
and wear uniforms. Various bully boy outfits have also been banned from operating their own jails and courts and from carrying out extrajudicial arrests.

The news agency said the presence of Ottoman Turkish forces on the ground has helped to shield the bully boyz from Syrian government attacks.

"All the support for the national army is from The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
, there are no other states partnering in this matter," Afisi said.

Turkey began operating in northern Syria in 2016 under the banner of fighting the Takfiri
...an adherent of takfir wal hijra, an offshoot of Salafism that regards everybody who doesn't agree with them as apostates who must be killed...
terror group of ISIS, while pushing against Kurdish bully boys, whom it associates with anti-Ankara separatists. Earlier this year, Ottoman Turkish forces invaded Syria again, this time seizing the northern region of Afrin.

The country has refused to heed calls for withdrawal by Damascus, which views the presence as "occupation."

Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [142 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


Explosion at weapons depot kills 39 civilians, injures dozen in Syrian town
[PRESSTV] A monitoring group says at least 39 civilians, including 12 children, have bit the dust and dozens of others sustained injuries when a powerful kaboom destroyed a weapons depot in Syria’s murderous Moslem-held northwestern province of Idlib.

Rami Abdel Rahman, the head of the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), said the blast occurred in a residential building in town of Sarmada near the border with The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire....
, and caused two buildings to collapse.

Abdel Rahman highlighted that the corpse count was expected to further rise as scores of people remained trapped under rubble and tens of people remain unaccounted for.

The Observatory added that the ammunition depot belonged to an arms dealer working with the Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham
, commonly referred to as Tahrir al-Sham, terrorist group, and was situated in the Bab al-Hawa neighborhood of Sarmada.
The Times of Israel adds:
An AFP correspondent at the site in the rebel-held town of Sarmada near the Ottoman Turkish border said the kaboom caused two buildings to collapse.

In recent months, a series of kabooms and liquidations ‐ mainly targeting rebel officials and fighters ‐ have rocked the province.

While some attacks have been claimed by IS, most are the result of infighting since last year between various other groups.
Posted by: Fred || 08/13/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [158 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra

#1  So this arms depot was in the middle of an apartment complex or something? Who wants to live near an arms depot? Nobody. But when it's forced, you are going to be human shield/cannon fodder no matter what you want.
And then they lost the "No Smoking" sign.
Posted by: Richard Aubrey || 08/13/2018 0:05 Comments || Top||

#2  Sounds like Haliburton's "Bomb Kits for Martyrs" got mis-delivered.
Posted by: Ebbumble and Company5278 || 08/13/2018 13:17 Comments || Top||



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