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‘IS militants’ launch attacks in Chechnya; five killed
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Afghanistan
Afghans Celebrate Eid In Relative Peace, Except In Kabul
[ToloNews] ISIS grabbed credit for the drawn out rocket attack on Kabul, which injured at least six people.

As Afghans celebrated the first day of Eid-al-Adha, Kabul residents were subjected to a serious rocket attack early Tuesday morning.

The attack started at about 9am and lasted for more than half an hour. However,
it was a brave man who first ate an oyster...
the murderous Moslems behind the attack were quickly tracked down by security forces and a clash involving both sides lasted until about 12 noon.

According to Resolute Support front man Lt. Colonel Martin O’Donnell, nine murderous Moslems had been involved.

O’Donnell said: "Approximately 30 mortar rounds from two separate, but nearby locations in Kabul's Police District 8. Afghan forces responded swiftly to the attack with coordinated combined arms, which speaks to growing capabilities of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces under the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Originally it was a mutual defense pact directed against an expansionist Soviet Union. In later years it evolved into a mechanism for picking the American pocket while criticizing the cut of the American pants...
-led Resolute Support train, advise and assist mission.

"Afghan police cordoned off the area, while MD-530 helicopters from the Afghan Air Force destroyed one firing position and Afghan Special Security Forces destroyed the other.

"In total, four of the nine murderous Moslems were killed. The other five murderous Moslems surrendered to Afghan forces," he said.

The rocket attack started while President Ashraf Ghani
...former chancellor of Kabul University, now president of Afghanistan. Before returning to Afghanistan in 2002 he was a scholar of political science and anthropology. He worked at the World Bank working on international development assistance. As Finance Minister of Afghanistan between July 2002 and December 2004, he led Afghanistan's attempted economic recovery until the Karzais stole all the money. ..
was delivering his Eid message from the Presidential Palace.

With the thud of rockets in the background, Ghani interrupted his speech and said: "If they are thinking the rocket attack will keep Afghans down, they are wrong."

O’Donnell meanwhile said: "Such an auspicious day, Eid al-Adha, should be marked with blessings, not bombs."

Afghan officials meanwhile said six people had been maimed in the attack. According to the Kabul Garrison Chief Gen. Murad Ali Murad only two murderous Moslems had been involved.

However,
it was a brave man who first ate an oyster...
by 6pm local time, no serious attacks or battles had taken place across the country on Tuesday ‐ except for the Kabul rocket attack.

The Taliban
...Arabic for students...
denied responsibility for the rocket attack early afternoon but ISIS later claimed the attack.

Residents attending Eid prayers around the country meanwhile prayed for peace and called on the Taliban to join the grinding of the peace processor.
Khaama Press adds:
Ministry of Interior (MoI) front man Najib Danish had earlier said the rockets fired by the gunnies have landed in the 1st, 2nd, 10th, and 16th police districts of the city.

The gunnies managed to reach close to the center of the town close to Presidential Palace despite strict security measures were in place on the occasion of Eid al-Adha.
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Taliban’s military chief among 102 killed in Faryab airstrikes
[KhaamaPress] At least one hundred and two turbans including some leaders of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have been killed in the Arclight airstrikes conducted in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan, the Afghan Military said Monday.

According to a statement released by the 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North, the turbans were killed during three airstrikes conducted in the bordering regions between Garziwan and Bulcharagh districts.

The statement further added that the turbans were targeted in the vicinity of Hamam Chashma area as they were travelling to Garziwan from Bulcharagh district.

The Shaheen Corps also added that the military commission chief of the Taliban for the North, identified as Mawlavi Matiullah, was among those killed.

The other senior Taliban leaders killed during the airstrikes have been identified as Mawlavi Abdul Baqi also famous as Omar, commander Shirzad, and Mawlavi Jabar also famous as Bilal, the statement added.

At least six Humvee armored personnel carriers, 64 cycle of violences, and five mini buses were also destroyed in the airstrikes, according to Shaheen Corps.

The security situation in Faryab province has tanked sharply during the recent years amid growing insurgency activities by the anti-government armed Death Eater groups.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [214 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  "Allahu Akhbar, Martyrs! We're depleting their missile supplies!"
Posted by: Frank G || 08/22/2018 8:36 Comments || Top||

#2  yet another "chief"... will turn out he was in charge of 25 turbans and 3 WHIFF's (Woman's Horny Islamic Fish Flashers)
Posted by: Hupaish Ghibelline2954 || 08/22/2018 10:15 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Houthi forces foil massive Saudi military offensive in northern Yemen
[AlMasdar] The Saudi military and the Hadi loyalists launched a big offensive in northern 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. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
this week that targeted several areas controlled by 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 ...
forces.

Backed by heavy Arclight airstrikes from the Arab Coalition, the Saudi military and Hadi loyalists stormed the Houthi positions in the Bayda region, resulting in a series of intense festivities.

While the attack was intense and had air superiority, the Saudi forces were unable to crack the Houthi lines after several hours of fighting on Monday.

According to the Houthi forces, their troops managed to destroy at least three armored vehicles and kill more than ten Death Eater in the Bayda region.

As shown in the video below, the festivities were very intense and both parties engaged in close combat:
Almost five minutes of war video at the link.
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Report: IRGC Officer Confirms Helping Houthis Fire Rockets At Saudis
[Jpost] Iran not only supported Yemen’s Houthis with weaponry but gave them directives to attack two Soddy Arabian oil tankers on July 25.

In a recent interview, a senior Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps officer became the first top official to confirm it is helping Yemen’s 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 ...
rebels fire rockets at Soddy Arabia
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Posted by: trailing wife || 08/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [206 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

#1  that would be the "domestically designed and constructed missiles™", right, PRESS TV?
Posted by: Frank G || 08/22/2018 8:30 Comments || Top||

#2  His statements contradicted the official denial of responsibility by top Iranian national security official Heshmatollah "Hank Falafel" Falahatpisheh
Posted by: Frank G || 08/22/2018 8:32 Comments || Top||


Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
‘IS militants’ launch attacks in Chechnya; five killed
[DAWN] Armed assailants injured several coppers in attacks in three locations in the Russian republic of Chechnya on Monday, as the bully boy 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 grabbed credit.

Russia’s Investigative Committee said it had launched probes into three separate attacks against police, including a failed suicide kaboom.

In the first attack on Monday morning, two men entered the district police department in the town of Shali and maimed a pair of coppers with knives, Sherlocks said in a statement.

The two assailants were rubbed out, Chechnya’s interior ministry said.

In the village of Mesker-Yurt north of Shali, a man with a backpack attempted a suicide kaboom near a police post but "coppers and civilians were not harmed by the blast", the Investigative Committee said.

The third incident occurred on the outskirts of the Chechen capital Grozny, where a man attempted to run over a traffic policeman in his car and subsequently hit two more officers as he was chased.

"The criminals were neutralised," the Investigative Committee said.

IS grabbed credit for the attacks, the SITE monitoring group reported, citing the jihadists’ main propaganda agency Amaq.

"Fighters from the Islamic State attacked Chechen coppers and elements in Grozny and Shali in Mesker-Yurt," Amaq said, according to SITE.

Chechnya’s strongman leader Ramzan Kadyrov, who was visiting Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
on Monday, said Death Eater propaganda that "confuses the young men" was to blame for the assaults.

He said the attacks were staged on Monday to "darken" the festivities ahead of Tuesday, when Moslems begin to celebrate the Eidul Azha holiday.

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Europe
ISIS militant sentenced to 4 years in prison for fighting in Syria
[AlMasdar] A Chechen jihadist was given a lenient sentence by the German courts, Monday, after it was found that he had fought with 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....
(ISIS) in Syria.

According to a report from Kurdistan 24, Aslanbek S. (29), a Chechen jihadist who fought with the Islamic State (IS) in the Kurdish city of Kobani, was sentenced to four years and two months in a German jail.

The Chechen ISIS member was reportedly living with his wife and two children in Bremen, Germany before he was nabbed
I ain't sayin' nuttin' widdout me mout'piece!
by the local authorities.

The German newspaper, Weser Kurier, reported that the Chechen ISIS member would frequently visit the Islamic Cultural Center in Bremen, which was under tight surveillance by the local authorities.

The newspaper reported that he fought with a Chechen ISIS unit, Katiba Badr, from March 2014 to January 2015, when the terrorist group was defeated at Kobani.

The Chechen ISIS member would then flee to Germany, where he was eventually arrested after the German authorities raided the Islamic Cultural Center in February 2015.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Ahed Tamimi’s brother sentenced to 14 months for stone-throwing
[IsraelTimes] Father praises Wa'ed Tamimi, 22, for being on 'path of resistance,' month after sister and mother released from jail in soldier-slapping incident

An Israeli military court on Monday sentenced the brother of Ahed Tamimi
...the blond, blue-eyed Arab-Israeli maiden who along with siblings and young cousins in the boisterous village of Nabi Saleh has made a hobby of being filmed screaming at and physically attacking Israeli soldiers, urged on by well-known Fatah activist Bassem Tamimi, her papa...
to 14 months behind bars for throwing stones at security forces in two festivities over the last three years.

Wa’ed Tamimi, 22, was nabbed
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
in May over an incident that took place the previous year, in March 2017, in which he and others from his village of Nabi Saleh hurled stones at an army jeep that had gotten stuck in the town.

According to the indictment against Tamimi, a soldier suffered a hand injury as a result of the rock throwing.

The verdict came less than a month after Tamimi’s sister Ahed Tamimi and mother Nariman Tamimi were released for prison for hitting a soldier in a case that drew international attention.

In handing down its sentence ‐ which was first reported by the Kan public broadcaster ‐ Judge Rani Amar said he took into account a similar clash in which Wa’ed Tamimi took part in January 2016. For that incident, he was given a 12-month suspended sentence.

Amar accepted the plea agreement reached between the defense and the prosecution in which Tamimi agreed to serve 14 months behind bars ‐ eight months for the 2017 incident and six months for the 2016 one.

The 22-year-old was fined NIS 7,500 ($1,914) and given another 12-month suspended sentence over the next five years where he will be expected to not participate in any festivities with IDF troops.

In a final statement after the plea agreement was announced in court, Tamimi assured Amar that "there would not be a third incident."

While the typical sentence for stone-throwing that does not cause injury is six to 18 months behind bars, a spokeswoman for Tamimi’s attorney Gaby Lasky said that the prosecution had agreed to a lighter punishment for her client after inconsistencies arose in eyewitness accounts of the clash.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [223 views] Top|| File under: Fatah


Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian gov’t forces in major assault, preempting rebel plans in Idlib


Syrian forces unleash big assault on southern Idlib

[AlMasdar] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their air force unleashed a big assault in southern Idlib, Tuesday, targeting the jihadist rebel positions near the Hama provincial border.

Led by their 11th Tank Division, the Syrian Arab Army heavily bombarded the jihadist trenches that were raised near the towns of Sukeek and al-Taman’ah.

The Syrian Arab Army would then expand their assault to the northern countryside of Hama, where they fired several missiles and artillery shells towards the Jaish al-Izza towns of al-Lataminah, Zakat, and Kafr Zita.

While the ground troops hammered both southern Idlib and northern Hama, the Syrian Arab Air Force (SyAAF) launched several Arclight airstrikes between the towns of Ma’arat al-Nu’man and Khan Sheikhoun.

The main road between Ma’arat al-Nu’man and Khan Sheikhoun is one of the most important supply routes for Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham in the southern countryside of Idlib.

Jihadist rebels preparing to launch massive attack in Idlib – Russia

[AlMasdar] The leadership of radical groups in Syria openly declares the preparation for an offensive against Syrian government forces and refuses to hold any sort of dialogue on political settlement, Maj. Gen. Alexei Tsygankov, head of the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation, said Tuesday.

"The command of ’National Liberation Army’ [Organization for the Liberation of the Levant, formerly Jabhat Fateh al-Sham
...formerly al-Nusra, the current false nose and mustache of al-Qaeda in the Levant, now something else...
or the Nusra Front, a terror group outlawed in Russia] ’National Front for the Liberation of Syria’ and ’National Front for Liberation’ openly declares preparations for an offensive against government forces and rejects any dialogue on political settlement of the conflict," Tsygankov said at a briefing.

Tsygankov reiterated again that the Russian Reconciliation Center calls on commanders of Lion of Islam groups to abandon armed provocations and choose the path of a peaceful settlement in the areas under their control.

Alexei Tsygankov also said that murderous Moslems had detained more than 500 supporters of the dialogue with Damascus in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone in the past two weeks, and that the fate of most of them was unknown.

"Arrests of supporters of political dialogue with Damascus among the local population and opposition commanders on the territory of the Idlib de-escalation zone continue. The number of citizens detained by murderous Moslems from radical groups in the last two weeks has already exceeded 500. The detainees are being taken away to an unknown destination, the fate of most of them is unknown," Tsygankov said.
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#1 
Right out of WWI and the Iraqi army's recent game plan last century and early this one. With equally horrendous results for the dinosaurs of islam.
Even better than Planned Parenthood in reducing their numbers 'cuz there will be horribly crippled and disfigured advertisements for the recruiting program. Allah willing, of course.
Posted by: Roger29 Palms || 08/22/2018 21:45 Comments || Top||


Syrian Army fully repels jihadist advance in northern Latakia, Top Turban Drops By
[AlMasdar] The jihadist rebels attempted to advance in the northern countryside of Latakia last night, a military source told al-Masdar News.

Led by Jabal al-Islam, the jihadist rebels attempted to catch the Syrian Arab Army and their allies from the National Defense Forces (NDF) off guard near the large hilltop of Tal Ziwaqiyat near the Ottoman Turkish border.

However,
there's more than one way to skin a cat...
the attack would ultimately be repulsed by the Syrian Armed Forces after a short battle with the jihadist rebels last night.

The Syrian Arab Army was able to prepare for this jihadist attack after one of their reconnaissance drones captured footage of Jabal al-Islam’s movements in northern Latakia.

Jabal al-Islam has launched several attacks like this in the past, with many of them being often successful in the Jabal al-Turkmen region of Latakia.

Top jihadist leader in Syria makes rare visit to front-lines in northern Latakia

[AlMasdar] The top jihadist leader in Syria made a rare visit to the front-lines in northern Latakia, the official media wing of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
reported today.

According to HTS’ official media wing, their leader Abu Mohammad al-Jolani made a rare visit to the jihadist stronghold of Kabani in northern Latakia.

Joulani was pictured touring the front-lines in Kabani with several of his associates from Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham.

Kabani became Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s stronghold in northern Latakia after they lost the strategic town of Salma in the Jabal al-Akrad region.

Below are the photos Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham released from northern Latakia on Tuesday:
Dramatic photos can be seen at the link.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/22/2018 00:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [300 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria


Massive blast rocks Afrin city in northwest Aleppo
[AlMasdar] A loud kaboom was heard across northwest Aleppo, tonight, after a powerful blast destroyed the city of Afrin.

The source of the kaboom is still unknown; however, some local activists have claimed it may have been a boom-mobileing.

Afrin city is currently under the control of the Ottoman Turkish-backed rebels; it was captured by the latter during their large-scale offensive in March of 2018.

Since the Ottoman Turkish-backed rebels captured the city, the entire Afrin region has been under constant attack by sleeper cells linked to the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG).

The YPG sleeper cells have wrecked havoc in the Afrin region, as they carry out constant liquidations of Ottoman Turkish-backed commanders and attacks against their forces.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/22/2018 00:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [198 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte


ISIS beats back Syrian Army offensive at strategic As Sweida mountain
[AlMasdar] 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....
(ISIS) terror organization has refused to surrender their last positions in southern Syria, despite being fully surrounded by the Syrian Arab Army (SAA).

Over the course of 72 hours, the Islamic State has managed to repel all of the Syrian Arab Army’s attempted advances at the strategic al-Safa Mountain.

While the Syrian military has the superior numbers and air power, the Islamic State possesses the territorial advantage, which is includes the high ground over east Sweida.

As a result of the Islamic State’s territorial advantage, the Syrian Arab Army has been forced to meticulously move through this rugged terrain in east Sweida.

Below is a video from the Syrian Arab Army’s ongoing attack against the Islamic State in the Badiya al-Sham region of the Sweida Governorate:
Actually, video is at the headline link, where it is indeed below that particular bit of text.


Posted by: trailing wife || 08/22/2018 00:35 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [169 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Killings, Abductions Feed Frustration in Syria's Rebel-Held Idlib
[AnNahar] Targeted killings and kidnappings for ransom have for months rattled Syria's Idlib province, with angry residents blaming dominant rebel and jihadist forces for the chaos.

Even as the regime says it aims to retake the northwestern province on The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire....
's border, its inhabitants are falling victim to infighting between the rival groups controlling most of it.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/22/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [185 views] Top|| File under: al-Nusra



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