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Taliban agreed to allow 200 foreigners to leave Afghanistan
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Good Morning

Biden will force ALL 2.1 million
federal workers to get vaccinated
Friday September 10th, 2021

Susan Oliver-5
Dramatic footage shows Italian coastguard swimming to rescue 125 migrants after they were shipwrecked in rough seas and left stranded on a rocky island
Morocco's long-ruling Islamists suffer crushing defeat to liberals
Austin: No evidence Taliban being 'inclusive,' says 'I don't look favorably' on wanted terrorist in government
Nigeria says it seizes 14 tonnes of fertiliser meant for Boko Haram bombs
24-year-old Arab shot to death in East Jerusalem
Afghan men as old as 60 are bringing child brides as young as 12 to the US: Evacuated underage girls tell border officials they have been raped and forced into marriage to escape the Taliban, damning report states
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
on lockdown after reports of active shooter

Posted by: Fred || 09/10/2021 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336072 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Susan Oliver was the daughter of George Gercke, a journalist, and Ruth Hale Oliver, an astrology practitioner, in New York City in 1932. Her father was a political reporter and journalist for the New York World. Her parents divorced when she was still a child. In June 1949, Oliver joined her mother in Southern California, where Ruth was in the process of becoming a well-known Hollywood astrologer. Oliver made a decision to embark upon a career as an actress and chose the stage name Susan Oliver, using her mother's maiden name.
Born Charlotte Gercke - February 13, 1932
New York City
Died May 10, 1990 (aged 58)

Wikipedia oooo IMDb
Posted by: Pholet Ulack7871 || 09/10/2021 1:22 Comments || Top||

Posted by: Pholet Ulack7871 || 09/10/2021 1:22 Comments || Top||

-Lurid Crime Tales-
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on lockdown after reports of active shooter

Posted by: Skidmark || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336089 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Recent bombing near FBI in Centerville Ohio about 25 minutes from base last week. Interesting.
Posted by: Xyz || 09/10/2021 0:10 Comments || Top||

#2  Lockdown lifted at Ohio air force base after active shooting report
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/10/2021 2:57 Comments || Top||

#3  According the AFB base spokesman Bob Purtiman.

No evidence of gunshots has been found.

Note: This all started because 2 people "thought" they heard gun shots.

Wondering Out Loud.
Was this:
a deliberate false report?
a prank gone wild?
or maybe (GOD forbid) a test of the response system for something planned for 9-11 remembrance related?

Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/10/2021 6:28 Comments || Top||

#4  ...Keep in mind a few years ago, the base authorities at Wright-Pat failed to coordinate a set of security and accident response exercises with one another....and when someone saw the SPs running around with weapons, and a seriously injured airman (hit by a car while jogging) brought into the Base Hospital, they put 2+2 together and got 22, calling in a possible active shooter at the Hospital.

And in the best traditions of Murphy's Law, it got better - or worse, depending on your point of view. One of the SPs got it into his head that a door he was unable to open at the hospital (it was a supply closet, but there was no signage indicating such) was sheltering the non-existent shooter.

So he shot it.

Three times.

Only then did people start to ask, you know, questions, but it was another hour before they got things sorted out.

Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 09/10/2021 7:26 Comments || Top||

#5  Good find, g(r)omgoru. I’m glad it was just overactive imaginations this time — I was very concerned last night, as my cell phone pinged with the report of the lockdown from my local television news station. Dayton is the next city over from Cincinnati.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 8:12 Comments || Top||

#6  Whoops! Premature posting, sorry. That’s some story, Mike.

It’s good to know base security was on it as soon as the report came in of what turned out, thank goodness, to be only a live action exercise.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 8:26 Comments || Top||

#7  Remember touring Wright-Pat as a kid with my dad. We saw an XB-70 - rare bird - and other cool planes. No aliens tho...
Posted by: Warthog || 09/10/2021 9:50 Comments || Top||

#8  I'd say people (LEO) in the Dayton area are pretty jumpy right now.
Posted by: Vespasian Ebboting9735 || 09/10/2021 9:54 Comments || Top||

#9  I'd say people (LEO) in the Dayton area are pretty jumpy right now.

Why? The new strip club that's opening?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/10/2021 16:19 Comments || Top||

Joe Biden Brings More than 48,000 Afghans to U.S. in Less than a Month
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/10/2021 09:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336079 views] Top|| File under:

#2  This is a self-induced crisis and the blame is shared by many. The USA had 20 years to arrange disposition for its Afghan collaborators. The need to evacuate them was obvious as soon as US agents infiltrated Afghanistan in the days after 9/11/2001. The USA failed to plan for 20 years and so is now carrying out a sure-fire FAILURE.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 09/10/2021 10:27 Comments || Top||

#3  Way too many, but better than the +112,000 numbers I've seen being batted around.
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/10/2021 12:26 Comments || Top||

#4  There's still between 7,000 and 10,000 at Ramstein
Posted by: Rex Mundi || 09/10/2021 12:56 Comments || Top||

#5  ewwww
Posted by: Wren || 09/10/2021 16:52 Comments || Top||

#6  #4, leave 'em there. Merkel won't mind.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 09/10/2021 17:57 Comments || Top||

Panjshir Residents Say Blocked Roads May Cause Starvation
[ToloNews] Some families who recently came to Kabul warned that Panjshir residents are facing serious problems and that people will die of hunger if the current conditions continue in the province.

It is reported that roads are closed and both electricity and telecom services were cut off after fighting began in the province.

A family who lost a son in the last battle in the area said that a humanitarian crisis is occurring in Panjsher province.

Shayesta Mehraban said: “The attacks and conflicts increased, people even escaped to the mountains.”

At the same time, Abdul Rab Rassol Sayaf, former Jihadi Leader, called for a quick end to the offensive in the province, saying that civilians should not be hurt in battle.

“ Panjshir is a famous part of our honorable and proud country. Attacking the lives ...of people is inadmissible. This is not generosity, it has to be stopped.” Sayyaf said.

The Taliban's Anaamullah Samangani said: “The conditions are normal and under Taliban mujahideen in Panjsheer. (Accounts of) massacres and torture of the people are not true. These are rumors.”

However, the acting minister for refugees, Khalilurahman Haqqani, said the process of helping displaced and affected people will start in Panjshir province in the near future.

Haqqani said: “We will try to provide the required assistance to the displaced people of Panjshir and other places.”

People said Panjshir is still without power and telecom services, but the Taliban said it will reconnect the power.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 00:59 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336090 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

Taliban agreed to allow 200 foreigners to leave Afghanistan, Kabul airport ready in days
[KhaamaPress] US officials on the condition of anonymity have told Rooters that the Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
have agreed to allow up to 200 US citizens and citizens of other countries to fly from Hamid Maybe I'll join the Taliban Karzai
...A product, and probably the sole product, of the Southern Alliance...
International Airport HKIA based in Kabul.

The foreign civilians are said to be flown out in a chartered plane from the Afghan capital on Thursday, September 9.

After the completion of the evacuation by the US and their full withdrawal on August 31, the Taliban banned international flights from Afghanistan and said that those with the documents can fly out after their cabinet is announced.

Source has told Rooters that the permission from the Taliban was taken by the mediation of Zalmay Khalilzad but has not said whether the 200 people are those prevented to fly out from Mazar-e-sharif.

Earlier, reports were that the Taliban have not allowed up to one thousand foreign people and Afghans to fly from Mazar-e-sharif airport in northern Balkh province.

Kabul airport to be ready for international flights in three days
[KhaamaPress] Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
officials and foreign technical teams in Hamid Maybe I'll join the Taliban Karzai
...A product, and probably the sole product, of the Southern Alliance...
International Airport HKIA said that the airport will be fully ready for international flights in the upcoming three days.

Technical experts from Qatar
...an emirate on the east coast of the Arabian Peninsula. It sits on some really productive gas and oil deposits, which produces the highest per capita income in the world. They piss it all away on religion, financing the Moslem Brotherhood and several al-Qaeda affiliates. Home of nutbag holy manYusuf al-Qaradawi...
and The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor...
are busy working in HKIA along with the Afghan engineers.

HKIA was mostly sabotaged and was inflicted up to $20 million worth of damage by the US marines after they completed their evacuation on August 31.

Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan asked Qatar and Turkey to send their experts and help them in repairing the airport which was made ready for domestic flights in three days but international flights are yet to take off and land from the airport.

Big screens, computers, scanners, and other electronics have been donated by Qatar and UAE and the technical teams are now busy installing them in terminals.

In the meantime, the Taliban allowed those who have documents to travel abroad after they announced their caretaker cabinet.

This comes as the international community is busy lobbying for convincing the Taliban to provide safe path for those who want to go abroad.
According to Al Ahram, the 200 actually left the country, so I lost that bet:
Some 200 passengers, including US citizens, left Kabul airport on Thursday, on the first flight carrying foreigners out of the Afghan capital since a US-led evacuation ended on August 30.

Thursday afternoon's Qatar Airways flight took some 200 people from Kabul's airport -- the first since a mammoth, chaotic airlift of more than 120,000 people came to a dramatic close with the US pullout.

An Afghan-American dual citizen, waiting to board the flight with his family, said the US State Department had called him in the morning and told him to go to the airport.

"We got in contact with the State Department, they gave me a call this morning and said to go to the airport," the father, who asked not to be named, told AFP.

Footage broadcast by Al Jazeera TV on Thursday showed families including women, children and elderly people waiting with suitcases at the airport for their turn to leave.

It was not immediately clear whether any countries other than Qatar had played a role in organising the airlift.

Qatar has acted as the central intermediary between the Taliban and the international community in recent years, and numerous countries, including the United States, have relocated their embassies from Kabul to Doha in the aftermath of the Taliban takeover.

"We are very appreciative of the Qataris," one man told the channel, giving his nationality as Canadian.

Away from the airport, there was a noticeably stronger Taliban presence on the streets of Kabul as armed fighters -- including special forces in military fatigues -- stood guard on street corners and manned checkpoints, according to AFP journalists.

Earlier Thursday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said only around 100 Americans remained in Afghanistan.

"It's right around 100 right now and we're working to get those American citizens who want to depart out of the country, as well as legal permanent residents and other key partners," Psaki told MSNBC.

White House says Taliban was ‘businesslike and professional’ in new evacuation
No doubt.
[IsraelTimes] The Taliban was businesslike, “professional” and cooperative in facilitating the latest evacuation of US nationals from Afghanistan, the White House says.

“The Taliban have been cooperative in facilitating the departure of American citizens and lawful permanent residents on charter flights from HKIA,” US National Security Council spokesperson Emily Horne says of today’s flight from Kabul to Qatar.

“They have shown flexibility, and they have been businesslike and professional in our dealings with them in this effort,” Horne adds, stressing that efforts to facilitate such evacuations of Americans and Afghans who worked with the US mission will continue.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336112 views] Top|| File under: Taliban/IEA

#1  Sept 9 (Reuters) - The first international commercial flight under Afghanistan's new Taliban interim government departed Kabul on Thursday carrying more than 100 foreigners, including some U.S. citizens left behind after last month's chaotic Western airlift.
Posted by: Bubba Lover of the Faeries8843 || 09/10/2021 10:24 Comments || Top||

Afghan men as old as 60 are bringing child brides as young as 12 to the US: Evacuated underage girls tell border officials they have been raped and forced into marriage to escape the Taliban, damning report states
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336089 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

#1  In case anyone is wondering where these April - December 31st marriages are legal and what states they might end up being relocated to accommodate their fetish.

The Google results for What US Areas or state can you marry at 12?
Massachusetts has a minimum age of 12 years old for females,
Alaska, and Vermont 2 states have a minimum age of 14,
and the U.S. Virgin Islands the marriage age is 14 for females.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/10/2021 7:32 Comments || Top||

#2  Quaint cultural custom for them, sick crime for you or me. And me pointing that out is rayciss also, don't you know...
Posted by: M. Murcek || 09/10/2021 8:25 Comments || Top||

#3  The harpies on the View will remain silent about this, as will most of the MSM.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 09/10/2021 9:41 Comments || Top||

#4  i am so glad they are RESPECTING OUR COUNTRY AND COVID LAW and leaving the 4 to 11 year olds to be sold in BATONGAHZI!
Posted by: Skunky Gliling2010 || 09/10/2021 12:47 Comments || Top||

Africa Horn
Al-Shabaab says a Kenyan behind suicide attack on Somalia military base
[Garowe] A Kenyan national played a key role in the repulsed Al-Shabaab attack at a Somali military base, the militants have revealed, in what could trigger questions over the counterterrorism strategy which is seemingly shaky.

In a statement published by the militants, Al-Shabaab named Abdirahman Zeynudin as the commander who coordinated the attack at the Amaara military base in the Mudug region within the state of Galmadug on August 24, 2020, in an attack that left several soldiers dead.

Abdirahman Zeynudin was the suicide bomber who drove the Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device [VBIED] which targeted dozens of the Somali National Army [SNA] troops who are stationed in the fragile region within Somalia.

The Al-Shabaab militants said Abdirahman Zeynudin was born in Mombasa, Kenya, a coastal town that has often faced militant attacks for almost a decade now. It's not clear how he sneaked to Somalia for training or even when he managed to do so.

Government forces managed to repel the attack following a reinforcement from the US Africa Command, who activated an airstrike. The militants suffered a lot of casualties, with the SNA estimating that close to 60 Al-Shabaab fighters were killed.

Although the US Africa Command didn't confirm the number of casualties, it pledged support to the Somali National Army. Unfortunately, the Al-Shabaab militants retook the town, two days after the SNA triumph.

In a statement, Al-Shabaab also confirmed killing several soldiers besides confiscating armored personnel cars belonging to the Somali National Army. The militants announced that they defeated the government troops.

Kenya has been putting mechanisms to reduce violent extremism by promoting defections and repatriation of fighters. Hundreds of fighters have since defected following persuasion by the Republic of Kenya.

It's not just Abdirahman Zeynudin who has been linked with Al-Shabaab attacks. Early this year, the militants also confirmed that two Kenyans were among the team which crossed over from Somalia and attacked the US military base in Manda Bay, Lamu in Kenya in 2020.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 01:57 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336082 views] Top|| File under: al-Shabaab (AQ)

Africa North
Morocco's long-ruling Islamists suffer crushing defeat to liberals
[TIMESOFISRAEL] A Moroccan party run by a billionaire considered close to the monarchy won the most seats in legislative elections, while the Islamist party that has been in power for a decade suffered a stinging defeat, according to results announced Thursday.

With nearly all the votes counted, the Interior Ministry said the National Rally of Independents, or RNI, took 97 out of 395 seats in the lower house of parliament. The Islamist Justice and Development Party (PJD), which has led the government since 2011, won only 12 seats, down from 125 in the last elections in 2016.

RNI leader Aziz Akhannouch — considered by Forbes to be the richest person in Morocco — called the result “a victory for democracy, its spirit and its rules.”

His party has promised to create 1 million jobs to boost the economy after the pandemic, expand health insurance to all Moroccans, increase teacher salaries and provide a guaranteed pension for the elderly.

Under the country’s constitution, the king appoints the prime minister from the party which wins most seats, who will then proceed to form a government. Overall, the role of lawmakers is limited by the powers of King Mohamed VI, who oversees strategic decision-making in Morocco, an important ally of the West in efforts to fight extremism and stem migration from Africa to Europe.
Posted by: Fred || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336092 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring

What Does The Latest DATA Say?

National Rally of Independents 102 +65 (is biggest winner)

Authenticity and Modernity Party 87 –15

Istiqlal Party 81 +35

Socialist Union of Popular Forces 34 +14
and the Justice and Development Party 13 –112 (biggest loser)

I see a growing number of SOCIALIST focused Political Groups.

I see the voters rejected the Justice and Development Party.
Was it because it was a moderate Islamic democracy political party and the voters are more tone down EU type Islamics?

A number of Monarchy related parties. Some more or less directly steered by the Monarchy.

Given this style of government. While the King picks the prime minister based on the largest winner. The King pretty much still has the final say.

Given the 2 largest groups are in direct opposition of each other and only hold 102 + 87 = 189 of the 395 seats. That means the majority of the seats (206)still rest with a collection of smaller political groups. If joined together, these smaller groups could become a real power and have a serious say.

Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/10/2021 7:12 Comments || Top||

#2  I hear the sound of gunfire in the distance.
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/10/2021 10:41 Comments || Top||

#3  His party has promised to create 1 million jobs to boost the economy after the pandemic, expand health insurance to all Moroccans, increase teacher salaries and provide a guaranteed pension for the elderly.

Morocco has Democrats ?

Posted by: Besoeker || 09/10/2021 10:43 Comments || Top||

#4  Maybe this will resolve:

Algeria breaks off diplomatic ties with neighboring Morocco

Posted by: Skidmark || 09/10/2021 10:58 Comments || Top||

Africa Subsaharan
Nigeria says it seizes 14 tonnes of fertiliser meant for Boko Haram bombs
[REUTERS] Nigerian troops have seized 14 tonnes of fertiliser that the murderous Moslem Islamist group Boko Haram
... not to be confused with Procol Harum, Harum Scarum, possibly to be confused with Helter Skelter. The Nigerian version of al-Qaeda and the Taliban rolled together and flavored with a smigeon of distinctly Subsaharan ignorance and brutality...
had planned to turn into roadside kabooms, the army said on Thursday.

Boko Haram has killed hundreds of people in bombings during its 12-year war against the armed forces in northeast Nigeria
... a particularly crimson stretch of Islam's bloody border...
, a conflict that has spilled over into neighbouring Niger, Chad and Cameroon
...a long, narrow country that fills the space between Nigeria and Chad on the northeast, CAR to the southeast. Prior to incursions by Boko Haram nothing ever happened there...
and caused an estimated 350,000 deaths.

The army said it had broken up a urea fertiliser syndicate that supplied the Lions of Islam with materials to make IEDs, or improvised bombs.

Troops seized 281 bags of urea, each weighing 50kg, at two locations in northeastern Borno and Yobe states, military front man Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu said in a statement.

He said the Lions of Islam were "desperately acquiring IED materials to make bombs with which to unleash terror on innocent civilians, in a bid to remain relevant and present a posture of potency".

Boko Haram, whose leader Abubakar Shekau
...the lunatic leader of Boko Haram who has been reported dead at least eleven times, pledged his body and soul to ISIS, told his fighters to hang it up once or twice, and been fired by the Caliph and refused to step down. Last seen in 2017, sneaking into Cameroon while wearing a burka...
died in May, has been in a conflict with splinter group-turned-rival, 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....
's West Africa Province (ISWAP).

Posted by: Fred || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336090 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)

KSA, Nigeria Foil Drug Smuggling Bid by 'Hizbullah-Linked Network'
[AnNahar] The Saudi and Nigerian interior ministries have thwarted an attempt by a network linked to Lebanon’s Hizbullah to smuggle 451,807 amphetamine tablets into Saudi Arabia, the Saudi ministry said on Thursday.
That usually turns out to be captagon.
The security spokesman of the Saudi interior ministry, Colonel Talal al-Shalhoub, stated that the drug bust followed “proactive security follow-up of the activities of criminal networks that smuggle drugs into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”

The spokesman added that the tablets were supposed to be smuggled into the kingdom by sea from Nigeria after arriving in the African country from Lebanon.

Noting that the pills were hidden inside mechanical equipment, Shalhoub said the shipment was seized in Nigeria in coordination with the African country’s authorities.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 01:58 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336086 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
Two Bad Guys die in Russian counter terror operation
Direct translation via Google Translate. Edited.
[KavkazUzel] Two militants were killed during a CTO by security forces in a forest near the village of Talgi. In the village, classes at the school have been canceled, there is an accumulation of military equipment, and the entrance to the village and the exit from it are blocked, local residents said.

As the "Caucasian Knot " has reported, in the Buinaksk region of Dagestan, in connection with information about the movement of militants at 04.55 Moscow time on September 10, a counterterrorist operation (CTO) regime was introduced. The National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) has reported the killing of two militants .

According to the NAC, the counter-terrorist operation in the Buinaksk region takes place within the borders between the Zauzunbash, Miskinbash and Sanatorskaya mountains. The village of Talgi is included in the urban district "the city of Makhachkala" and is located on the territory surrounded by the lands of the Buinaksk region, follows from the information on the website of the local administration.

The security forces killed the militants during the CTO in a forest, not far from the Makhachkala village of Talgi, where the location of the special operation was displaced. There was no sound of gunfire, but in the morning the entrance and exit from the village were blocked, said one of the local residents .

"They are not letting anyone in or out now. Classes at school have been canceled. What is the reason, they did not explain. But now a large number of military equipment UAZ, Ural, armored personnel carriers have entered the village," he told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

He also clarified that the security forces do not enter the villagers' houses.

The accumulation of military equipment is also observed around the village of Talgi, said another local resident.

"They drove in at about 6 am. They cordoned off everything. The entrance to the village was closed, they were allowed to leave for some time, but whether it is possible now, I do not know," he told the "Caucasian Knot" correspondent.

The situation inside the Talgi village is relatively calm, he added. “The only thing is that classes at the school were canceled. The teachers were returned home, and the children were told not to come,” the villager said.

Before the special operation, local residents were warned that the CTO regime could last up to two days, he added.

Recall that according to the NAC, the security forces offered the killed militants to lay down their arms and surrender, and they opened fire in response. Weapons, ammunition and an improvised bomb were found at the scene of the shootout, the department informed.
Posted by: badanov || 09/10/2021 07:43 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336086 views] Top|| File under: Devout Moslems

#1  The Muslim-majority republic of Dagestan in Russia, is the target of regular attacks, some of which are claimed by Islamic State.
Posted by: Grort Glurong7063 || 09/10/2021 12:02 Comments || Top||

#2  The Muslim-majority republic of Dagestan in Russia, is the target of regular attacks, some of which are claimed by Islamic State.
Posted by: Grort Glurong7063 || 09/10/2021 12:03 Comments || Top||

Dramatic footage shows Italian coastguard swimming to rescue 125 migrants after they were shipwrecked in rough seas and left stranded on a rocky island
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336087 views] Top|| File under: Human Trafficking

Home Front: WoT
Smuggling ring that ferried scores of migrants from Ecuador to the United States, charging up to $16K per person, is taken down by ICE-backed sting
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Army, police on high alert for Hamas ‘day of rage’ in support of escapees
[IsraelTimes] IDF cancels leave in West Bank units, police put on second-highest level of alert amid threats of violent mostly peaceful festivities, prison riots as manhunt continues for six prisoners on the run.

Soldiers and coppers were put on high alert over fears of widespread violence Friday, after the Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood, terror group declared a "day of rage" in solidarity with six Paleostinian security prisoners who broke out of Gilboa Prison earlier this week and remain on the run.

The Israel Defense Forces canceled all leave for soldiers stationed in the West Bank as it geared up for possible festivities for the "day of rage," set to start following Friday prayers.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 02:22 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336096 views] Top|| File under: PLO

Jordanian court upholds conviction of 2 men in alleged royal plot
[IsraelTimes] A Jordanian court upholds the conviction of two former senior officials on sedition and other charges connected to an alleged plot against the kingdom involving the half-brother of King Abdullah II.

Bassem Awadallah, who has US citizenship and once served as a top aide to the king, and Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, a member of the royal family, were sentenced to 15 years in prison in July by a state security court. They are accused of conspiring with Hamzah, a former crown prince, and of seeking foreign assistance.

They were swept up in a wave of arrests in April. Prince Hamzah, who was placed under house arrest that month, denied being part of any conspiracy and said he was being targeted for speaking out against corruption. The king later announced that the royal rift had been resolved within the family, and Hamzah was never charged with anything.

Awadallah’s US-based lawyer, Michael Sullivan, slammed the initial verdict, saying there was a “complete lack of due process” and that his client suffered “inhumane treatment, including beatings and psychological torture.” Jordanian prosecutors have denied those allegations.

The Court of Cassation dismisses an appeal filed by lawyers for the two men, saying they were convicted in accordance with the law, according to the state-run Petra news agency.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 02:21 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336078 views] Top|| File under:

24-year-old Arab shot to death in East Jerusalem
[JPost] Riling the rubes up in hopes that Slow Joe will pressure the Jooos
A young Arab man was shot and killed Thursday night in the Shuafat refugee camp in East Jerusalem, Israeli media reported.

According to reports, the 24-year-old was shot during a fight that erupted at the funeral of Muhammad al-Adwi, also a resident of Shuafat, who was murdered on the previous night.

Murder rates have been steeply rising in the Arab sector over the recent weeks. Over 80 Arab Israelis were killed in 2021 alone.
Many by the Paleos, some by the IDF
Posted by: Frank G || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336099 views] Top|| File under: Palestinian Authority

#1  Riling the rubes up in hopes that Slow Joe will pressure the Jooos

Neh, it's their internal criminal disputes.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/10/2021 2:17 Comments || Top||

#2  What, did he miss his flight to Chicago?
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/10/2021 10:39 Comments || Top||

Olde Tyme Religion
Israeli assaulted by souvenir seller in Pisa who yelled ‘Jews are murderers’
[IsraelTimes] An Israeli man was assaulted and battered in the face by a souvenir seller in the Italian city of Pisa this week, with the antisemitic attack leaving the tourist requiring surgery to his face.

Elad Forgash was visiting the city, famous for its leaning tower, when the incident happened on Sunday.

He was walking through a local market and found a model of the tower that he wanted to buy as a souvenir, he told the Ynet website.

As he spoke with the seller, who was wrapping the item, the man explained he was an immigrant from Bangladesh, and then asked Forgash where he was from.

When he revealed he was from Israel, the seller began to curse and insult him, Forgash said.

“He said to me he hates Israel and the Jews because they are murderers,” Forgash said.

After a short exchange of words, the Israeli decided he would not buy the tower and began to leave.

“He hit me in the head with the statue,” Forgash said.

The stall owner then ran away.

Police arrived and Forgash, who suffered a broken eye socket and a broken nose, was taken in an ambulance to the hospital. His injuries will require surgery when he returns to Israel, according to the report.

Local police are investigating the incident.
In Lithuania, the number of detected illegal border crossings has reached more than 4,100 so far this year, compared to just 81 for all of 2020.

A controversial tactic implemented last month to push back migrants at the border allowed Lithuania to drastically decrease the influx.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 02:39 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336103 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

IAEA says its equipment in Iran was damaged in blast associated with Israel
[IsraelTimes] The United Nations
...an organization originally established to war on dictatorships which was promptly infiltrated by dictatorships and is now held in thrall to dictatorships...
nuclear watchdog has said some of its surveillance equipment was damaged in a June attack on an Iranian nuclear site that has been tied to Israel.

The drone attack in June reportedly hit the Iran
...a theocratic Shiite state divided among the Medes, the Persians, and the (Arab) Elamites. Formerly a fairly civilized nation ruled by a Shah, it became a victim of Islamic revolution in 1979. The nation is today 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. The word Iran is a cognate form of Aryan. The abbreviation IRGC is the same idea as Stürmabteilung (or SA). The term Supreme Guide is a the modern version form of either Duce or Führer or maybe both. They hate Jews Zionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol...
Centrifuge Technology Company, or TESA, in the city of Karaj, northwest of Tehran.
Posted by: trailing wife || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336079 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

#1  So sorry! But when you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas. And the occasional bit of shrapnel.
Posted by: SteveS || 09/10/2021 0:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Iran’s Centrifuge Technology Company (TESA) plays a crucial role in Iran’s uranium enrichment program through the production of centrifuges used in facilities belonging to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). Treasury sanctioned TESA on November 21, 2011 pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which provides authority to sanction proliferators of weapons of mass destruction.
Posted by: Bertie Crains2651 || 09/10/2021 8:45 Comments || Top||

#3  I read this thought.
Hummm! Their equip was there and never detected the enrichment process? Maybe its good it was destroyed and be replaced. Because IF they were doing their job then the equip was tampered with by IRAN already.

Btw: why are we hearing about this 2.5 months later? Was the area TOO highly radiated to enter?
Posted by: NN2N1 || 09/10/2021 10:30 Comments || Top||

Two missiles targeted a military base of the Global Coalition near the town of Umm al-Zer in the countryside of Hasakah, northeast Syria
Posted by: Fred || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336087 views] Top|| File under: Sublime Porte

Russian warplanes launch 3 raids with vacuum missiles on the al-Khader axis, north of Syria's Latakia
Posted by: Fred || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336086 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Syria

#1  vacuum missiles ???????
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/10/2021 2:16 Comments || Top||

#2  thermobaric.
Posted by: The Traveling Unvaxed || 09/10/2021 5:35 Comments || Top||

#3  ^👍
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 09/10/2021 5:37 Comments || Top||

#4  Well, that sucks.
Posted by: Too Old To Work || 09/10/2021 7:43 Comments || Top||

#5  Just a little house cleaning.
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/10/2021 7:57 Comments || Top||

#6  Precision guided Hoovers?
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 09/10/2021 8:29 Comments || Top||

#7  Named ‘Kamalaski’
Posted by: USN, Ret. || 09/10/2021 8:37 Comments || Top||

#8  They're just Hoovering things up. They came in to Dyson damage. They struck like a Shark.

I'll stop now.
Posted by: ed in texas || 09/10/2021 10:37 Comments || Top||

#9  ^ To your room!

/Ghost of Pappy
Posted by: Frank G || 09/10/2021 11:24 Comments || Top||

#10  No more limp puns?
Posted by: Skidmark || 09/10/2021 17:37 Comments || Top||

Iranian-backed military groups withdraw from Daraa neighborhoods, southern Syria
[NPASYRIA] On Thursday, military groups of the government forces and Iranian-backed factions withdrew from the vicinity of Daraa al-Balad, Tariq al-Sadd neighborhood and the camps in Daraa, southern Syria.

"The groups withdrew from the Gharz and al-Nakhla areas in the vicinity of Daraa al-Balad, but kept a number of their military checkpoints in the grain silos in Gharz, near the Daraa Dam and the Quneitra school on the outskirts of Tariq l-Sadd neighborhood," local sources told North Press.

They added that some groups withdrew "partially" from the Shiyah farms near the Jordanian border, "they have kept some points in the southwestern side of the city."

The withdrawing forces headed towards temporary headquarters in the western countryside of the city of Daraa, according to the same sources.

They pointed out that the government forces reopened military checkpoints that they had closed during the siege of the neighborhoods, most notably the al-Saraya checkpoint, which connects Daraa al-Balad and the besieged neighborhoods with the city center of Daraa, which allowed the displaced families to return to their homes.

The withdrawal of the factions comes in implementation of the terms of the agreement held on September 5 between the notables of Daraa governorate and the government forces under Russia’s guarantee.

Yesterday, government forces entered the besieged neighborhoods of Daraa and some of the IDPs returned to their homes through al-Saray checkpoint, which was reopened.

During the past two months, neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad, Tariq al-Sadd, and the camps have witnessed shelling by the government forces and Iranian-backed factions before reaching a Russian-sponsored ceasefire agreement.
Posted by: Fred || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336083 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

Five Turkish-backed factions announce new military formation in northern Syria
[NPASYRIA] On Thursday, five factions of the Ottoman Turkish-backed Syrian National Army in northwest Syria announced their merging into a new formation called the Syrian Front for Liberation.

The new formation, which was announced through an official statement, includes the factions of the Sultan Suleiman Shah Division, al-Hamza Division, al-Mu’tasem Division, Suqour al-Sham Division, and the 20th Division.

The Front appointed Mu’tasem al-Abbas, commander of the al-Mu’tasem Division, as its leader, and Seif Bolad, commander of the al-Hamza Division, as deputy, while the factions affiliated with it are deployed in the areas they control with Ottoman Turkish support in the countryside of Aleppo, Hasakah and Raqqa.

According to the new statement, the formation aims to create a "single and effective leadership that transcends the limits of coordination and operates under the umbrella of the National Army."

The factions affiliated with the new formation are accused of committing widespread human rights
...which are usually entirely different from personal liberty...
violations and carrying out kidnappings, torture and killings in their areas of control, according to international and local reports.
Posted by: Fred || 09/10/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [336086 views] Top|| File under: Ottoman Proxies

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