Allison Hayes was an American film and television actress and model. Allison Hayes was born to William E. Hayes and Charlotte Gibson Hayes in Charleston, West Virginia. She was in the class of 1948 at Calvin Coolidge High School. Hayes won the title of Miss District of Columbia. She represented D.C. in the 1949 Miss America pageant. Shortly afterwards, Mary Jane adopted the familiar first name of Allison.
Allison Hayes, Actress: Attack of the 50 Foot Woman. Anyone who loves B-movies of the 1950s appreciates this lovely actress Allison Hayes.
Born: Mary Jane Hayes, March 6, 1930, Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
Died: February 27, 1977, San Diego, California, U.S.
Cause of death: Leukemia or lead poisoning
(Mary Jane Hayes)
6 March 30 is born at 1:05 p.m., of Irish and French heritage, to William Edward and Charlotte Gibson Hayes, in Charleston, West Virginia. Her father is chief engineer of the Navy Department's Bureau of Ordnance.
? attends Catholic University in Washington
44 gets a job at the Palais Royale department store in Washington, D.C.
49 is an accomplished classical pianist
? teaches classical piano for four years
Spring 49 is elected "Miss District of Columbia"
? is chosen by the Peruvian ambassador to represent the United States at a festival in Lima, Peru, where she reigns as “Queen of the Atlantic”
August 49 returns to Washington and begins a career in the fledgling television industry, serving first as a model for experimental color television broadcasts
September 49 is Washington's entry in the "Miss America" beauty pageant. Her measurements are 37-23-36.
? attends a party for Earl Warren at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington after he has been sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Mrs. Warren spots her in the reception line and exclaims, "My, what a lovely girl! She ought to be in the movies!" This remark is noted by Dave Polland, Universal-International's publicity man in Washington, who immediately phones his New York office. Mary Jane's summoned to Manhattan. There they give her a screen test and change her name to Allison Hayes. Other sources have her escort, Peruvian embassy secretary Jose Fernandez, sending her photo to a studio he picked at random, Universal-International. Some sources credit silent screen star Carmel Myers, a friend of her mother's, for bringing her to the attention of Universal-International.
? allegedly gets married to a young executive of the Ford Motor Company, with a divorce or annulment before the contract is signed
? is the “Forget-Me-Not Girl” of the DAV
50 is official hostess of the Washington Cherry Blossom Festival
51 is crowned “Miss Dixie” at Daytona Beach, Florida
? makes her home in Hollywood at the famous Studio Club and brings along with her 17 bathing suits. Shortly afterwards, she gets a home of her own in North Hollywood. She lists Paul Henreid and Ava Gardner as her film favorites.
53 her parents move to California
c. 54 in put under contract by Universal-International and becomes a lifelong friend of fellow newcomer Sara Shane. Later Sara will remember her as “very, very intelligent and very interested in natural health.” Allison will introduce her to Dr. Henry Bieler, who becomes a good friend of both.
54 poses poolside with U-I starlets Ruth Hampton and Karen Kadler
Jack Palance accidentally bruises her and is said to have broken her ribs while filming Sign Of The Pagan, but X-rays reveal no fractures. She threatens to sue.
dates her co-star Jack Palance
May 54 she and Fran Lansing are two socialites signed for motion picture parts
55 director Joseph Pevney wants her for a role in Foxfire, but executives refuse. Mara Corday gets the part.
her contract with Universal-International is dropped
she and her co-stars Raymond Burr and Nancy Kulp become life-long friends during the filming of Count Three and Pray
March 55 columnist Ed Sullivan notes her dating Richard Gully, Jack Warner’s aide
October 55 says about gossip columnists who link her with one Hollywood wolf after another: "...my father has finally reached the point where he doesn't believe everything he reads about me! But I don't like those stories that I own a new car, a swimming pool, 100 bathing suits and a mink coat. I'm not a star yet, by a long shot, and who can afford all those on my salary?"
claims to live in the apartment over the garage of her agent, Jack Pomeroy, and his wife, Josephine, out in the San Fernando Valley, overlooking their pool. “Of course they let me use it. I love to swim.”
December 55 by accident, she and Joanne Rio show up at the Mocambo in duplicate dresses. Joanne, once reported engaged to Liberace, is with actor Ronnie O'Neil, and Allison, with Walter Troutman. They really seem ignite sparks from each other
56 is engaged to a director while she films The Undead
January 56 together with fellow actors Mark Damon, Race Gentry, and Beverly Tyler, she’s out on a publicity beach party for Show magazine
February 56 breaks her arm during the filming of Gunslinger. She claims it was an accident that happened after her horse went up in the air from a gunshot by Roger Corman. Beverly Garland claims that Allison casually slid out of her saddle and hit the ground because she was tired of working.
while filming Gunslinger, she asks director Roger Corman, "Who do I have to f..k to get off this picture?"
September 56 is the serious romance of ex-jockey Sammy Renick
57 behaves quite blatantly and goes off wearing her nightgown attire from the picture after shooting of Zombies of Mora Tau
January 57 columnist Louella Parsons tells that “pretty Allison Hayes, who is starring in a TV show for Columbia, makes Bob Taplinger’s heart beat faster...”
February 57 is named "Miss 7-11" at El Rancho Vegas with comedian Joe E. Lewis as judge and jury
March 57 is heralded to get her first starring role in the TV series "Here Comes the Showboat"
June 57 declares “I get bored with myself and I’m changing my hair-do and make-up constantly. I feel the way you wear your hair sets the key for your type. Today I feel sophisticated.”
c. 58 dates writer Mark Hanna, who writes Attack of the 50 Foot Woman for her. When double dating with Hanna, writer-producer Alex Gordon is a bit unnerved when Hanna drives up in his big convertible to pick up him and his date - "and the 50 Foot Woman was sitting in the front seat beside him..."
58 is very nice and willing during the production of Attack of the 50 Foot Woman. Afterwards, she becomes involved with a director and gets hooked on him. He is approximately 5'-3" tall, boozes pretty good, and never gets a divorce from his current wife.
3 July 58 she, Paula Raymond, and four other models guest on the "Vendetta in Venice" episode of Ray Milland's "Markham" TV series
October 58 does a modest semi-nude pictorial for Gent magazine and models for the Frederick's of Hollywood catalog
December 58 smog is reported hitting the set of “Bat Masterson. “She is supposed to say, “Look! Here they come, over the hill.” Instead she looks at the hill, turns to the director and exclaims, “I can’t even see the hill!”
c. 59 films Counterplot on location in Puerto Rico. She, Forrest Tucker, and producer-director Kurt Neumann stay at the just-opened Caribe Hilton.
dates the still photographer of Counterplot, Bill Crespinal
June 59 is seen at Califano's with Milton Krims
attends the Thalians’ beatnik party at the Friar’s Club with Mac Krim, the ex of Kim Novak
is a new twosome with costume designer Sy Devore at Dino's Lodge
Early August 59 her romance with Devore looks serious. They are seen dating at the Sportsman's Lodge.
August 59 is pictured in the local press showing a cocktail dress of watered silk. “Square necked black bodice tops folded white skirt with jeweled buttons, buckled belt.”
Mid-August 59 is seen at Delmonico's with director Robert "Bobby" Gordon. He is 26 years her senior.
she and Gordon become an item around Hollywood. They have a lot of dinners at the Sportsmen's Lodge. She wants to marry Gordon, who is a couple of inches shorter than she is - only 5'6" compared to her 5'8", but he is reluctant to divorce his wife.
September 59 columnist Louella Parsons writes: “Before Jacques Bergerac met and fell head over heals in love with Dorothy Malone and could see no other girl, his big moment was Allison Hayes. Now Jacques is married to Dorothy and as everyone knows is on tour with her in Once More With Feeling, a stage play. But when they close and return here, Bergerac will co-star with Allison in The Hypnotic Eye at Allied Artists...”
Fall 59 her father dies
October 59 models the latest hairstyle, the "Rocket." It is reminiscent of the days of Louis XIV when women wore mountainous coiffures. Her hairdo takes first prize at annual showing of the Los Angeles and Hollywood, California, Coiffure Guild.
December 59 columnist Louella Parsons knows: “Mrs. Earl Warren’s protégé, Allison Hayes, and TV director Bobby Gordon, are trying to work out their religious problems so that they can marry...” ? As a strong Catholic, Allison is never to marry a divorced man.
60 gets her part in The Hypnotic Eye because her boyfriend, director Robert Gordon, is a friend of Aubrey Schenck
is a very agreeable person on the set of The Hypnotic Eye
62 she contacts Dr. Henry Bieler, by suggestion of actress Gloria Swanson, who has been his patient for many years, for treatment. On Dr. Bieler's recommendation and with his prescription, Allison begins taking a calcium food supplement.
November 62 columnist Harrison Carroll reports: “At Sy Devore’s party to celebrate his and Jo Morrow’s birthdays, Sy’s date was Allison Hayes. Jo’s was Jackie Barnett...”
July 63 the press tells that she is also an accomplished concert pianist, having performed as soloist with the American University Symphony in Washington, D.C., and with the local symphony in Daytona Beach, Florida
64 returns to Dr. Bieler with a variety of complaints. The doctor tells her to increase her daily intake of the supplement.
Mid-60s becomes an acquaintance and later friend of actress Gloria Swanson
Mid-December 65 attends Ingrid and Jerry Ohrbach’s lavish first Christmas party of the season at the Bistro
November 66 columnist Mike Connolly writes: “Explaining that ‘Spanish actresses can’t play comedy,’ producer Rudolfo Medina stretched all the way to Hollywood for Allyson Hayes in ‘General Hospital’ to play a kook in Operation Seville. Allison heads for the plains of Spain in April.”
67 she is unable to walk without a cane, and her career comes to an end. Her auburn hair turns black and begins to fall out. She has wrist-drop syndrome in her right hand and a constant gnawing sensation across the bridge of her nose.
she consults over 20 doctors and endures over 340 X-ray examinations. Most doctors tell her that her symptoms are psycho-neurotic; none are able to identify the source of the problems.
68 during hospitalization for a fever, she stops taking the supplement on her own
70s at the medical library at UCLA, while reading the book Toxicology Of Industrial Metals, she finds out she has been poisoned, as the supplement she had taken daily for six years was made in England from the bones of horses and 190 parts of lead per million
begins and drops a lawsuit against Bieler and wins a settlement of $50,000 against the Los Angeles distributor of the supplement
most of her settlement from the calcium supplement lawsuit, goes into the Mary Jane Hayes Trust that pays both Allison and her mother a monthly income
lives with her mother in an ocean-front home in San Clemente, Orange County, California
actor Barry Brown gets her to attend autograph shows. A year after her death, he will shoot himself to death.
becomes a member of the St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Laguna Hills
75 develops acute viral hepatitis, which is treated with steroids
21 September 76 begins treatment for leukemia at the Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California,
21 December 76 is released just in time for Christmas
24 February 77 has a periodic check-up
26 February 77 in her 1971 Chevrolet Camaro, she drives herself to the hospital and checks herself in to receive a scheduled transfusion. In extreme pain at 11:15 p.m., she is taken by ambulance from the Scripps Clinic to the University of California Medical Center in San Diego and arrives there at 3:15 a.m.
27 February 77 as Mary Jane Hayes, she dies there at 6:03 a.m. from cardicrespiratory failure due to granulocytic leukemia at age 47. Shortly before death, she is given the Catholic rites of the sick. Surviving are her mother and a half-brother.
2 March 77 is interred at Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City, Los Angeles County, California. She’s at the Mother of Sorrows lot 618, section N, grave 1.
1 October 77 her mother Charlotte dies at age 84 in Los Angeles
while reading the book Toxicology Of Industrial Metals, she finds out she has been poisoned, as the supplement she had taken daily for six years was made in England from the bones of horses and 190 parts of lead per million
[KhaamaPress] US department of state and British Foreign ministry warned their citizens based in Kabul of potential threats and attacks and have asked them to stay away from the Serena hotel in the Afghan capital.
The statement released by the department of state on Monday, October 11 reads that all US citizens should stay away from all the central hotels of Kabul city.
The department of state and British Foreign ministry said that there are threats of attacks from ISIS-K.
Serena hotel that is situated in downtown Kabul city is the biggest residence for foreign citizens that is well-known for its security and services.
Posted by: trailing wife ||
10/12/2021 00:00 ||
Top|| File under: Islamic State
So many people who tried to flee Pakistan’s wholly owned subsidiary, but now are stuck.
[ToloNews] A number of people seeking to travel to Pakistain said on Monday that the price of tickets for Pakistain has greatly increased.
According to the travelers, a one-way ticket to Pakistain is around $2,400.
Ahmad Shafi and his son, who have visas for Pakistain, have gone shop-to-shop in Kabul to find cheaper tickets for travel to Pakistain. He said he cannot afford to pay the ticket price, which has never been this high.
Shafi said: "I had bought a ticket from Kam Air for $1,200, but now the price has risen to $2,500. People have to buy tickets."
In the meantime, a number of travel agencies in Kabul said Pakistain ticket prices have increased many times in recent weeks. In the past, a round-trip ticket was around $300, while now a one-way ticket is being sold from $1,200 to $2,400.
Meanwhile, ...back at the wrecked scow, a single surviver held tightly to the smashed prow... officials from Kam Air Airlines said the airline has not had any flights to Pakistain for the past three days.
Mohammad Dawood Sharifi, CEO of Kam Air, said Pakistain wants the airline to send lists of its passengers to Pakistain's ministry of interior affairs before embarking.
According to Sharifi, although the airline sent the list they have not received permission to fly to Pakistain.
"Since Friday, the interior ministry (of Pakistain) has started a new procedure. In addition to visas, the ministry asks for a security check. But it did not execute the clearance on time," said Sharifi.
At the same time, the Civil Aviation Authority of Afghanistan said that right now only one Pak airline has permission to fly between Afghanistan and Pakistain, adding that this is also a reason for the rise of ticket prices.
The civil aviation authority has warned that if Pakistain does not give permission to Afghan airlines, it will not allow Pak airline flights to Afghanistan.
Good lord — at they rate they’re demobbing themselves, the payroll must be down to single digits.
[VOA News] The commander of multinational troops fighting Boko Haram ...Nigeerian Islamist group, formerly paying homage to al-Qaeda, then, when the money ran out, to the Islamic State, and headed by nutcase Abu Bakr Shekau. Once he exploded in a gunfight with ISWAP, many in the group surrendered to the govt and others went with their new overlords. The remainder are a shell of their former selves, stmbling glassy-eyed and lonely through the Sambisa Forest and the soothing waters of Lake Chad, asking themselves What is truth?, or maybe just I wonder what's for dinner? I hope it's not rhinocerous again! ... has said at least 3,600 of the forces of Evil have surrendered since August. Nigeria-born Major General Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim spoke Sunday at the end of a visit to 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... General Ibrahim, commander of the four-nation Multinational Joint Task Force Commission, or MNJTF, says the number of forces of Evil escaping from Boko Haram is increasing by the day.
"I can tell you authoritatively from the beginning of August, about 3,000 Boko Haram members have surrendered. This is just within the Multinational Joint Task Force in Cameroon and in Nigeria," he said.
He says it is suspected that an additional 600 forces of Evil who surrendered within the past two months to the Joint Task Force are former Boko Haram fighters.
Several thousand other defections were reported in May, when infighting broke out among Boko Haram factions after Boko Haram leader Aboubakar Shekau was declared dead.
MNJTF, headquartered in Chad's capital N'djamena, is made up of more than 10,000 troops from Niger, Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria. Ibrahim says that since August, his forces have launched "ceaseless" raids on Boko Haram camps in the Sambisa forest and the Lake Chad Basin, causing confusion among bully boys.
The jihadists have not responded to claims that many forces of Evil are defecting. Boko Haram usually uses social media platforms to dismiss such claims.
Posted by: Fred ||
10/12/2021 00:00 ||
Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)
[AnNahar] An Afghan army deserter who murdered three Australian soldiers had been released from custody in 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 his whereabouts were not known, officials said on Monday.
The soldier known as Hekmatullah fled after shooting dead the Australian soldiers and wounding two others on a base in 2012 and was sentenced to death in 2013.
"The government's position has always been that Hekmatullah should serve a just and proportionate sentence, appropriate to his crimes, and not be granted early release or pardon," an Australian government statement said.
Defense Force Chief Gen. Angus Campbell told a Senate committee the families of the soldiers were notified of Hetmarullah's release.
Hugh Jeffrey, a Defense Department international policy expert, told the committee Australia discovered Hekmatullah had been released "from Qatar through highly sensitive intelligence." Jeffrey did not know the circumstances of the release.
The Qatari government did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Hekmatullah had been transferred from Afghanistan to Qatar in September last year in a deal brokered by the United States ahead of peace talks between Afghanistan and the Taliban ...Arabic for students... The energy-rich Arabian nation has been the site of negotiations between the U.S. and the Taliban and has hosted an office for the group that now controls Afghanistan.
The operation also involved eight Iran's Houthi sock puppets ...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 legitimate Yemeni government has accused the them of having ties to the Iranian government. Honest they did. 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 They like shooting off... ummm... missiles that they would have us believe they make at home in their basements. On the plus side, they did murder Ali Abdullah Saleh, which was the only way the country was ever going to be rid of him... military vehicles being destroyed.
"We are committed to supporting the 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... i National Army and protecting Yemeni citizens from the militia's brutality," the coalition said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The offensive was part of a wider strategy of preventing Houthi incursion into the Abdiya district in Marib governate ...the site of what is believed to be the biblical kingdom of Sheba... More than 550 Houthis have been killed in the last 19 days, according to the Arab coalition.
In February, the Houthi militia escalated its attacks and military operations to control Marib in a civil war that has been raging since 2014.
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[REGNUM] Three Interior Ministry officers were killed in a terrorist attack in eastern Yemen. This was reported on October 11 by the Saba news agency.
The attack on the officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs was carried out in the city of Seiyun in the province of Hadhramaut, located 700 km from the capital of Yemen, Sana'a. According to preliminary information, an explosive device was planted in the car of police officers. The car was blown up after the officers got into it.
A search for intruders was announced, local residents were urged to report any suspicious persons or movements of militants to law enforcement agencies.
It should be noted that Yemen has long been chosen by various kinds of extremist groups because of the weak central government and the many hard-to-reach places where terrorists can hide. Members of such radical extremist groups as Al-Qaeda (an organization whose activities are banned in the Russian Federation) and the Islamic State (an organization whose activities are banned in the Russian Federation) have repeatedly staged terrorist attacks in the country.
[OneIndia] Three Base Movement operatives who were convicted by a special NIA court in connection with the Mysuru blasts case have been sentenced
Nainar Abbas was sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment and 3 years simple imprisonment.
Al-Qaeda linked Base Movement holy warriors sentenced in Mysuru blast case
Samsun Karim Raja was given jail time of 5 years. Sulaiman was ordered to undergo 7 years rigorous imprisonment and 3 years simple imprisonment.
A special court of the National Investigation Agency had convicted accused Nainar Abbas Ali alias Library Abbas in connection with the Mysuru blast case. It may be recalled that a blast had taken place in a public toilet in the court premises of Chamarajapuram, Mysuru in 2016. The court also convicted Karim Raja and Dawood Suleiman, both residents of Tamil Nadu.
Investigation had revealed that the kaboom in Mysore Court was one among the five series of kabooms committed by the members of Base Movement, an organization, owing allegiance to al-Qaeda, a proscribed Terrorist Organization. They had also executed the bomb Blast at Chittor Court, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, Kollam Court, Kerala and at Mallapuram Court, Kerala on.
Al-Qaeda linked Base Movement holy warriors sentenced in Mysuru blast case
Abbas and Dawood Sulaiman had formed the Base Movement, in Tamil Nadu in January, 2015, inspired by ideology of al- Qaeda and its leader the late Osama bin Laden ...... who is now neither a strong horse nor a weak horse, but a dead horse...... . They had recruited the other accused persons and hatched criminal conspiracy to threaten government departments, especially Courts, holding them responsible for atrocities and injustice meted out to a particular religious group. In pursuance to the conspiracy, they had systematically issued threats to prison authorities and police officials of different states and to French Embassy in India.
A shootout broke out between murderous Moslems and security forces in Chamrer forest area of Surankote in J&K's Poonch district on Monday, officials said.
"Based on intelligence inputs, today morning Indian Army has launched a Cordon and Search operation in villages close to DKG in Surankote jurisdiction of district Poonch. The encounter with bandidosturbans is going on Further update follows, " an Army front man said.
Officials told Greater Kashmir ...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there.... that the area falls close to Rajouri-Poonch border near Dehra Ki Gali tourism point.
They said that more reinforcements of both army and police including senior officers have rushed to the spot.
Reports said that a few Army personnel have received injuries in the shootout so far and their evacuation is going on.
Five Indian soldiers were killed in a fierce gunbattle with Kashmir on Monday, officials said, as violence in the disputed region has increased in recent weeks.
Police and soldiers cordoned off a forested area in southern Surankote area following an intelligence report that murderous Moslems were present there, said Lt. Col. Devender Anand, an Indian army front man.
As troops launched a search operation, murderous Moslems opened heavy gunfire that critically maimed an army officer and four soldiers, Anand said. They were evacuated to a nearest medical facility but died there, he said.
A reinforcement of soldiers and police was sent to the area, Anand said, adding that the fighting was ongoing.
No rebel group has immediately issued any statement.
[GREATERKASHMIR] A shootout broke out between murderous Moslems and security forces at Tulran Imamsahab area of south Kashmir ...a disputed territory lying between India and Pakistain. After partition, the Paks grabbed half of it and call it Azad (Free) Kashmir. The remainder they refer to as "Indian Occupied Kashmir". They have fought four wars with India over it, the score currently 4-0 in New Delhi's favor. After 72 years of this nonsense, India cut the Gordian knot in 2019, removing the area's special status, breaking off Ladakh as a separate state, and allowing people from other areas to settle (or in the case of the Pandits, to resettle) there.... 's Shopian district on Monday evening.
"Encounter has started at Tulran, Imamsahab area of Shopian. Police & Security Forces are on the job," a police front man said.
This is the third encounter in the valley and second in south Kashmir today.
A bully boy was killed in a shootout at Khagund area of Verinag in Anantnag district during early hours today. In north Kashmir's Bandipora, police said a TRF bully boy allegedly involved in the killing of a local cab driver last week was killed in Gundjahangir area of the district this morning.
[GREATERKASHMIR] Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din Monday said that security cover for the minority communities in the district has been beefed up "no element will be allowed to damage the social fabric and communal harmony in the district".The DC while addressing a presser in his office chamber in this regard in which SSP Kupwara, Yougal Manhas also participated, condemned the recent killings of people from the minority communities and said that "unscrupulous elements have attempted to damage the communal fabric of the society in J&K which upholds a long history of brotherhood and hospitality".
The DC said that he along with SSP Kupwara have interacted with the migrant community both residing at Migrant Colony and other places and various issues were discussed on the spot with them adding that the security cover has also been beefed up for the community. On the demand of residents, solar lights have also been installed in the Migrant Colony.
The DC Kupwara assured all necessary support to the migrant community from the administration, police and public about their safety and security, adding that there is no need to panic.
He said that a Nodal officer has also been designated to keep close liaison with the migrant community for instant redressal of their issues. He appealed to all stakeholders to come together and "denounce the nefarious elements who are hell bent to damage the peaceful atmosphere".
SSP Kupwara in his address assured full cooperation to the community and said that the police will not allow any element to damage the peace and congenial atmosphere in the district. He said that necessary security has been provided wherever required.
Posted by: Fred ||
10/12/2021 00:00 ||
Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistain Proxies
[NYPOST] Iraqi forces captured a top member of ISIS who was known to manage the terror group’s money, the country’s prime minister announced Monday.
Mustafa al-Kadhimi said on Twitter that Sami Jasim al-Jaburi
...more fully Sami Jasim Muhammad al-Jaburi, and not in our archives by either name. Chief financial officer of ISIS, member of the top leadership council, and responsible for coordinating between ISIS-Iraq and ISIS-Syria, all of which no doubt kept him busy enough that he forgot to watch his six just long enough...
had been collared in a "complex external operation." Though al-Kadhimi did not give the precise location where al-Jaburi had been nabbed, a senior Iraqi military source told AFP he had been arrested in The Sick Man of Europe Turkey. ...the only place on the face of the earth that misses the Ottoman Empire... It was not immediately clear whether the Ottoman Turkish government knew of the Iraqi operation or was involved in it.
Air Force Lt. Col. Joel Harper, a front man for the US-led coalition to defeat ISIS, declined to comment on the operation, but praised "our brave Iraqi partners as they regularly lead and conduct destructive blows to the remnants" of the brutal terror group, according to Rooters.
The US government had offered up to $5 million in exchange for information leading to al-Jaburi’s arrest. The State Department’s Rewards for Justice program described him on its website as "a big shot" of ISIS, "a legacy member" of its predecessor Al Qaeda in Iraq, and "instrumental in managing finances for ISIS’s terrorist operations."
After ISIS overran large swathes of Syria and Iraq in 2014, the State Department says, al-Jaburi acted as its "finance minister" — directing the sale of oil, natural gas, minerals and antiquities on the black market. He was labeled a Specially Designated Global Terrorist by the Treasury Department in September 2015.
Al-Jaburi is also believed to have been a close associate of the late ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who went kaboom! in 2019 when US forces raided his hideout in northwestern Syria. According to Rooters, al-Jaburi is only the second senior ISIS leader to be taken alive — making him a potential treasure trove of information about the group’s capabilities and ambitions in its post-Baghdadi state.
"He is involved in the day to day operations of ISIS in Syria and Iraq, so strategically and tactically, this is a significant capture for the Iraqis," Hassan Hassan, editor-in-chief of New Lines Magazine and an ISIS expert, told Rooters.
Western military officials estimate that ISIS still has at least 10,000 fighters across Iraq and Syria, most of them in remote areas. While the Iraqi government declared victory over ISIS in December 2017, the group has continued to carry out attacks on police and military installations, killing dozens in the past year.
The US Treasury estimates ISIS has tens of millions of dollars stashed across Iraq, Syria, and Turkey and “continued to raise funds through extortion of oil smuggling networks in eastern Syria, collecting kidnapping ransoms, looting, and possibly the operation of front companies in both Iraq and Syria,” according to the Pentagon.
Shia Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s party is the biggest winner in #Iraq's #election, increasing the number of seats he holds in parliament, according to initial results, officials and a spokesperson for the Sadrist Movement.https://t.co/Bnc15ajm0B
Former prime minister Nouri al-Maliki looked set to have the next largest win among Shi’ite parties, the initial results showed.
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Iraq’s Shia groups have dominated governments and government formation since the US-led invasion of 2003 that toppled Sunni dictator Saddam Hussein and catapulted the Shi’ite majority and the Kurds to power.
Sunday’s election was held several months early, in response to mass protests in 2019 that toppled a government and showed widespread anger against politicians whom many Iraqis say have enriched themselves at the expense of the country.
But a record low turnout suggested that an election billed as an opportunity to wrest control from the ruling elite would do little to dislodge sectarian religious parties in power since 2003.
A count based on initial results from several Iraqi provinces plus the capital Baghdad, verified by local government officials, suggested Sadr had won more than 70 seats, which if confirmed could give him considerable influence in forming a government.
A spokesperson for Sadr’s office said the number was 73 seats. Local news outlets published the same figure.
An official at Iraq’s electoral commission said Sadr had come first but did not immediately confirm how many seats his party had won.
The initial results also showed that pro-reform candidates who emerged from the 2019 protests had gained several seats in the 329-member parliament.
Iran-backed parties with links to militia groups accused of killing some of the nearly 600 people who died in the protests took a blow, winning less seats than in the last election in 2018, according to the initial results and local officials.
Sadr has increased his power over the Iraqi state since coming first in the 2018 election where his coalition won 54 seats.
The unpredictable populist holy man has been a dominant figure and often kingmaker in Iraqi politics since the US invasion.
He opposes all foreign interference in Iraq, whether by the US, against which he fought an insurgency after 2003, or by neighboring Iran, which he has criticized for its close involvement in Iraqi politics.
Sadr, however, is regularly in Iran, according to officials close to him, and has called for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, where Washington maintains a force of around 2,500 in a continuing fight against 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.... .
New law, same big parties
Elections in Iraq since 2003 have been followed by protracted negotiations that can last months and serve to distribute government posts among the dominant parties.
The result on Monday is not expected to dramatically alter the balance of power in Iraq or in the wider region.
Sunday’s vote was held under a new law billed by Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi as a way to loosen the grip of established political parties and pave the way for independent, pro-reform candidates. Voting districts were made smaller, and the practice of awarding seats to lists of candidates sponsored by parties was abandoned.
But many Iraqis did not believe the system could be changed and chose not to vote.
The official turnout figure of just 41 percent suggested the vote had failed to capture the imagination of the public, especially younger Iraqis who demonstrated in huge crowds two years ago.
Posted by: Fred ||
10/12/2021 00:00 ||
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maybe its a good idea to withdraw US troops
ISIS would likely get stronger and perhaps manage to massacre Shia civilians but really, that is not a strategic challenge any more than ISIS killing Shia in Afghanistan.
Posted by: Lord Garth ||
10/12/2021 11:47 Comments ||
Did Tater ever get his teeth fixed?
Posted by: Abu Uluque ||
10/12/2021 12:13 Comments ||
[IsraelTimes] The site in Jerusalem’s Old City has been a frequent flashpoint in recent months; latest festivities sparked by allegations city workers disturbed a Moslem cemetery
Two Paleostinians were arrested and another two detained after violent mostly peacefulfestivities with Israeli police broke out for the third night in a row near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Monday.
Police said Paleostinians threw stones at officers and passing buses, damaging some of them. Officers responded with riot control means, including stun grenades and a "skunk water" cannon.
In videos from the scene, Paleostinians can be seen taking cover as the cannon fired its noxious spray in an effort to disperse them. In other videos, Paleostinians and Border Police can be seen scuffling.
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
The festivities marked the third straight night of unrest in Jerusalem’s Old City, much it centered around or near Damascus Gate, with festivities sparked by allegations that city workers disturbed graves at a Moslem cemetery.
Ten Paleostinians were maimed on Sunday night after festivities broke out in the area, according to Paleostinian media.
Paleostinians said they were protesting over an alleged incursion by Israeli bulldozers into a Moslem cemetery — known as al-Yusufiyya — in Musrara, which borders Jerusalem’s Old City.
However, we can't all be heroes. Somebody has to sit on the curb and applaud when they go by... the Israeli Nature and Parks Authority said in a statement that human remains had been discovered outside the boundaries of an existing Moslem cemetery during routine work to develop public land.
Paleostinians also clashed with Israeli police near Damascus Gate on Saturday. Some Paleostinian demonstrators threw rocks, while police responded with stun grenades. In some videos, officers can be seen using dogs in an attempt to threaten demonstrators.
Damascus Gate emerged as a flashpoint in the escalation to the May war between Israel and Gazoo ...Hellhole adjunct to Israel and Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, inhabited by Gazooks. The place was acquired in the wake of the 1967 War and then presented to Paleostinian control in 2006 by Ariel Sharon, who had entered his dotage. It is currently ruled with an iron fist by Hamaswith about the living conditions you'd expect. It periodically attacks the Hated Zionist Entity whenever Iran needs a ruckus created or the hard boyz get bored, getting thumped by the IDF in return. The ruling turbans then wave the bloody shirt and holler loudly about oppression and disproportionate response... terror groups. In mid-April, Israeli police erected barricades on the stone stairway leading towards the archway during the Moslem holiday of Ramadan. The policy sparked violent mostly peacefulfestivities with Paleostinians, for whom sitting on the stairway is a holiday tradition.
[IsraelTimes] Two Paleostinians in the West Bank are charged as accomplices to the prisoners who beat feet from the Gilboa prison in northern Israel last month.
The two are accused of offering shelter to two of the escaped prisoners, who were later apprehended in the West Bank city of Jenin.
The suspects are named as Ihab Salama and Abd al-Rahman Abu Ja’afar.
According to the charge sheet, Salama gave the two prisoners a ride and found them a place to stay, while Abu Ja’afar hosted them until their arrest by Israeli forces.
The runaways were Iham Kamamji and Munadil Nafiyat, both members of the Islamic Jihad ...created after many members of the Egyptian Moslem Brotherhood decided the organization was becoming too moderate. Operations were conducted out of Egypt until 1981 when the group was exiled after the assassination of President Anwar Sadat. They worked out of Gaza until they were exiled to Lebanon in 1987, where they clove tightly to Hezbollah. In 1989 they moved to Damascus, where they remain a subsidiary of Hezbollah... terror group.
[IsraelTimes] Tech giant says cell conducted ’extensive password spraying’ against 250 Office users, compromising fewer than 20; targets include maritime shipping firms doing business in Mideast
Microsoft said Monday that it had identified a group of Iranian hackers targeting Israeli and American defense technology companies using the tech giant’s products, as well as firms running maritime shipping in the Middle East.
The statement came as Israel and 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 JewsZionists Jews. Their economy is based on the production of oil and vitriol... have accused each other of attacks on ships in the Middle East, and amid reports of growing efforts by Tehran to avenge the death of its top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, killed last year.
In a blog post, Microsoft said it had first identified the hacker cell — nicknamed DEV-0343 — in July.
The company said the hackers carried out "extensive password spraying against more than 250 Office 365 tenants, with a focus on US and Israeli defense technology companies, Persian Gulf ports of entry, or global maritime transportation companies with business presence in the Middle East."
"Less than 20 of the targeted tenants were successfully compromised, but DEV-0343 continues to evolve their techniques to refine its attacks," the statement said.
Among the targets have been "defense companies that support United States, European Union ...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing... , and Israeli government partners producing military-grade radars, drone technology, satellite systems, and emergency response communication systems."
"This activity likely supports the national interests of the Islamic Theocratic Republic of Iran based on pattern-of-life analysis, extensive crossover in geographic and sectoral targeting with Iranian actors, and alignment of techniques and targets with another actor originating in Iran," the statement said.
Microsoft said the hacking efforts could help Iran track "adversary security services and maritime shipping in the Middle East."
"Gaining access to commercial satellite imagery and proprietary shipping plans and logs could help Iran compensate for its developing satellite program," Microsoft said.
Numerous suspected Iranian cyberattacks on Israel were reported in recent years, including one that targeted its water infrastructure in 2020. The most recent was reported last week.
Israel and Iran have been engaged in a years-long shadow war, with Israel allegedly directing most of its efforts — including multiple suspected cyberattacks — at sabotaging the Islamic Theocratic Republic’s nuclear program.
Firefighters have put out a #blaze that raged for several hours at a gasoline storage tank in southern #Lebanon, the latest blow to a nation grappling with crippling economic and fuel crises.https://t.co/lsKPOgWq8e
At least four people were killed when a car bomb exploded in the Syrian city of #Afrin, a medical source says, the latest such attack in the northwestern region that is controlled by #Turkey and the Syrian opposition forces it supports.https://t.co/0mwfQTyyJ0
The blast maimed another six people, the source said.
The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire... has blamed previous kabooms in Afrin on the Syrian Kurdish YPG group, which held the Afrin area until Ottoman Turkish forces seized the region in a cross-border military operation in 2019.
Turkey regards the YPG as a terrorist group tied to the PKK inside its own borders, and has staged incursions into Syria in support of Syrian opposition forces to push it from the Ottoman Turkish frontier.
The YPG views Turkey as an invader and occupying force.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at six, including suspected opposition fighters. The bodies were badly charred, it said.
The explosion hit near the market in the town center not far from a post for the dominant armed group in the area, the Army of Islam, according to the Observatory. It said 12 people were also wounded, including two children.
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[REGNUM] A Syrian soldier was wounded as a result of shelling, which militants subjected the territory of Aleppo province, said Rear Admiral Vadim Kulit, deputy chief of the Russian Center for the Reconciliation of Warring Parties (CPVS) in Syria, on October 11 at a briefing .
"In Aleppo, militants of illegal armed groups operating in the territory controlled by the Turkish armed forces fired artillery fire from the area of the Jibrin settlement of the positions of the government forces in the area of the Maraanaz settlement. As a result, one Syrian soldier was wounded," said Kulit.
In addition, the deputy head of the Center spoke about the joint patrols of the Russian and Turkish military on the M4 highway in the Syrian province of Aleppo.
"Another Russian-Turkish patrol took place along the M4 highway in the Aleppo province from the Jarikh-El-Faukani checkpoint to Tell-Shair and back," Kulit said.
A multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing three years of the Mexican Drug War between 2010 and 2012.
Rantburg.com and borderlandbeat.com correspondent and author Chris Covert presents his first non-fiction work detailing
the drug and gang related violence in Mexico.
Chris gives us Mexican press dispatches of drug and gang war violence
over three years, presented in a multi volume set intended to chronicle the death, violence and mayhem which has
dominated Mexico for six years.