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Posted by: M. Murcek ||
10/25/2021 11:01 Comments ||
Linda Darnell was an American actress. Darnell progressed from modeling as a child to acting in theater and film. At the encouragement of her mother, she made her first film in 1939, and appeared in supporting roles in big-budget films for 20th Century Fox throughout the 1940s.
Born: Monetta Eloyse Darnell, October 16, 1923, Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Died: April 10, 1965, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Resting place: Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, U.S.
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[REGNUM] At least 17 people, including women and children, were killed as a result of shootings between units of the radical Taliban movement and an armed group
ISIS? Local rebels who don’t know the meaning of surrender? Bandits?
in the city of Herat in northwestern Afghanistan. This was reported on October 24 by the local newspaper Ettelaat.
According to preliminary data, armed clashes began in the afternoon of October 24 in the streets of Herat. Among the dead were seven children and three women, and many civilians were injured of varying severity. It is noted that these are the first armed clashes in the city since it came under the control of the Taliban.
Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Said Khosti, appointed by the government of the Taliban, said on Twitter that the shooting in the streets of Herat was provoked by representatives of armed groups specializing in kidnapping. According to Hosti, three criminals were eliminated.
Earlier IA REGNUM reported about an armed attack in the east of Afghanistan, which resulted in the deaths of two Taliban militants.
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[REGNUM] Four ministers and a number of high-ranking officials from Khartoum state were arrested and the entrances to the capital were blocked by the military in Sudan. This was reported on October 25 by the Al Hadath TV channel.
It is clarified that the ministers of communications, information, finance, industry, as well as the governor of Khartoum and one of the representatives of the ruling Sovereign Council in the country were arrested. The head of the Sudanese government, Abdullah Hamduk, is under house arrest, and his house is surrounded by the military.
The mass arrests began after the meeting of the head of the country's Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah al-Burkhan, with the head of government, Abdullah Hamduk. Al-Burhan is expected to make an official statement shortly.
Earlier IA REGNUM reported about 35 injured during mass protests in Sudan. At the same time, actions of supporters of civilian rule and supporters of the military government are taking place in the country. Clashes periodically occur between them, in which the police are forced to intervene.
The military arrested part of the civilian composition of the country's government, including Prime Minister Hamduk.
Among the detainees, officials said, were Minister of Industry Ibrahim al-Sheikh, Minister of Information, Hamza Balul, member of the ruling Sovereign Council, Mohammed al-Fiki Suliman and Faisal Mohammed Saleh, media adviser to Prime Minister Abdullah Hamduk.
Ayman Khalid, the governor of the state in which the capital Khartoum is located, was also arrested, according to his office's official Facebook page.
The army is blocking some areas in the city and the entrances to Khartoum. Key roads and bridges are being taken under control.
The leaders of the democratic opposition called on people to take to the streets and resist the next seizure of power by the military, who do not want to give up power and again disrupt the transition period with the transfer of real power to the civil administration.
The country is experiencing interruptions to the Internet, as some providers have suspended their work. There are also reports of interruptions in cellular communications in Khartoum. Adds Rozhin:
The outcome of the coup is of course interesting for the Russian Federation in light of the ongoing burdensome negotiations around the Russian naval base in Port Sudan, the creation of which the United States is trying in every possible way to prevent it by putting pressure on the government of Sudan and the military.
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski ||
10/25/2021 9:19 Comments ||
I mentioned yesterday at the inception of the coup that river Arab clans will never permit the democratization of Sudan. Their hatred for African Muslim tribes from Kordofan through Darfur and throughout the Red Sea province is well known. So0too is their hatred for Christiana. The military, led by these bigoted and racist Arabs, has been a curse to this nation since its founding following WWII.
[Garowe] A deadly blast in Kampala late on Saturday appeared to be an act of terrorism, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni ...President-for-Life of Uganda. He assumed office in 1985. His primary virtue is being prefereable to both his predecessors, Idi Amin and Milton Obote... said on Sunday.
He said the earth-shattering kaboom in the capital killed one person, although the Uganda Police chief political commissar Asan Kasingye said late on Saturday that two people were killed.
At least seven people were maimed, TV station NTV reported.
"It seems to be a terrorist act," Museveni tweeted on Sunday.
"The information I have is that 3 people came and left a package in kaveera [plastic bag] which later on went kaboom!," Museveni said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility.
Officials did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The blast occurred at Digida Pork Joint, a restaurant, local media reported. Videos shared on social media showed panicked and confused revelers illuminated by blue police lights.
Bomb blasts in the East African country are rare. Kampala suffered a major attack by Somalia's al-Shabaab ...... an Islamic infestation centering on Somalia attempting to metastasize into Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and similar places, all ofwhich have enough problems without them... in 2010 that killed dozens. The group said it had attacked Uganda as a punishment for its deployment of troops in Somalia.
"All indications suggest an act of domestic terror," police have said of the earth-shattering kaboom which killed a 20-year-old waitress and injured three others at a grilled pork joint in northern Kampala.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility to the attack. Police said the bomb had been made using local materials, and that the restaurant was filled with nails and shrapnel. Investigators were still working to find out the "true circumstances" behind the earth-shattering kaboom, police added.
WHAT IS THE SECURITY SITUATION IN UGANDA?
On October 8, the so-called "Islamic State ...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems.... " group grabbed credit for a kaboom on a police post in Kawempe. Later on, Ugandan police confirmed a minor incident had occurred, although they did not report injuries or explosions.
The UK and La Belle France earlier this month raised their traveling advice for Uganda, telling visitors to be especially vigilant in crowded areas.
Islamic state claimed responsibility of a bomb attack that killed at least one person in Uganda's capital Kampala on Saturday night, the militant group said in a statement posted in an affiliated Telegram channel late on Sunday.
The group said that some of its members detonated an explosive device in a bar where "members and spies of the Crusader Ugandan government were gathering" in Kampala on Sunday.
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Arab coalition fighting in 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... said Sunday more than 260 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... fighters were killed in Yemen in the past three days near the strategic city of Marib.
"Thirty-six military vehicles were destroyed and more than 264" Houthi fighters were killed in strikes in the past 72 hours in al-Jawba, some 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of Marib, and al-Kassara, 30 kilometers to the northwest, the coalition said, quoted by the Saudi Press Agency.
The Iran-backed Houthis rarely comment on losses, and AFP could not independently verify the toll.
The coalition has for the past two weeks reported almost daily strikes around Marib, the internationally recognized government’s last bastion in oil-rich northern Yemen.
It say hundreds of Houthis have been killed in the fighting.
The Houthis began a major push to seize Marib in February, and have renewed their offensive since September after a lull.
The Yemeni civil war began in 2014 when the Houthis seized the capital Sanaa, 120 kilometers west of Marib, prompting coalition forces to intervene to prop up the government the following year.
Tens of thousands of people have died and millions have been displaced, in what 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... has called the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
"If the enemy thought that their warplanes could limit the progress of our forces or break the determination of our soldiers they are mistaken," Huthi front man Yahya Saree said on the rebel's al-Masirah TV channel.
He claimed that during an operation the rebels had killed 550 pro-government fighters, maimed 1,200, and taken 90 prisoners, without specifying a time frame.
AFP could not independently verify the figures given by the rebels.
The coalition has for the past two weeks reported almost daily air strikes around Marib.
[IsraelTimes] Police said to be investigating if Pak natives were working to surveil sites as potential targets for a terrorist attack.
Two Pak citizens were arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of planning to attack Israeli targets, Cypriot media reported over the weekend.
According to a report in the Politis news site, a 25-year-old and a 32-year-old — both Pak natives living in Cyprus — were arrested on Friday in Limassol on suspicion of involvement in a recent plot to target Israelis in the island nation.
The pair were brought to court on Saturday for a remand hearing, and were ordered to remain in jug for at least eight days, the report said.
The report said that clothes with the logos of a food distribution company were found in the two men’s apartments, and police were working to determine whether they actually worked for the company or if they had used the uniforms to conduct covert surveillance.
Police reportedly believe that the two arrested men were working in consultation with the Azerbaijani national who was arrested in late September for planning to attack Israelis. Officials said that the two men had photos of potential targets on their phones, and were allegedly involved in surveillance of certain sites.
In early October, news broke of an arrest in Cyprus of the Azerbaijani man on suspicion of planning an attack against Israelis. While the Israeli government said the attack was linked to "Iranian terror," Cypriot officials have rejected the idea of Tehran’s involvement.
A second suspect, also a Pak native, was arrested earlier this month.
According to the Politis report, the remand of the first suspect was extended again on Friday for an additional eight days. Investigators reportedly told the court that the suspect had hidden a Glock pistol, a mobile phone, a magazine, two full cartridges, and a USB flash drive in the hotel room he was occupying.
The alleged hired killer of Azerbaijani origin, who arrived in Cyprus on a flight from Russia using a Russian passport, had originally not been cooperating with police Sherlocks. But he later showed them two places in Ayia Napa where he had rented cars, a report on the Philenews site said.
Landing in Larnaca on the Cypriot southern side of the island, the suspect was said to have made his way to the city of Paralimni, near the northern, Ottoman Turkish-controlled part of the island, where he rented a room and two vehicles. He reportedly crossed the Ottoman Turkish-Cypriot border back and forth a number of times on a bike.
In Larnaca, the assassin reportedly staked out an office complex known to be the workplace of multiple Israelis. A report on Israel’s Channel 12 news said he was caught on security cameras snooping around the neighborhood, evidence that was eventually used to apprehend him.
Reports have indicated that the plot was directed at Israeli businessman Teddy Sagi, though Israeli authorities — and Sagi himself — have denied that he was targeted specifically.
[Rudaw] A Kurdish migrant told Rudaw on Sunday that he was detained and put on trial on charges of "religious extremism" in Latvia and seeks deportation to the Kurdistan Region.
Rebwar Sleman from Ranya district’s Kani Maran village said in an interview with Rudaw Radio that Latvian authorities have accused him of Islamic extremism.
"They alleged all sorts of things," he said. "They said you’re a religious bad boy ... you can’t go out, you can’t be mixed with anyone from Latvia, you have to be constantly under Latvia’s security observation."
Sleman boarded a plane from Baghdad to Belarus in June, but says he has been detained "in a camp that is like a prison" in Latvia for four months.
"They put me on trial and said...we might keep you here for a year under Latvia’s security," he said.
Thousands of migrants colonists, mostly from the Middle East, have tried to cross into the European Union ...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing... from Belarus in recent months. The European Union has accused Belarus of pushing migrants colonists to their borders in protest of sanctions imposed in response to a crackdown on dissent by the regime in Minsk. Belarus’ neighbors have responded by bolstering security on their borders.
Polish authorities in September said they found evidence of ties to bad boy groups on the phones of some migrants colonists detained along its border with Belarus and plans to extend a state of emergency.
Sleman, who said he was living a "miserable" life working as a construction worker in his hometown, calls to be sent back home.
"Our demand is that they deport us," he said. "We don’t want anything else."
Demand? That’s bold, considering your situation, Mr.Sleman. Perhaps you should consider respectfully requesting instead.
Socialist writer & antifa supporter Steven Monacelli is being sued by a Texas newspaper for defamation. He was also terminated from a contributing position with @Dallas_Observer after writing a fake news piece. Read my exposé co-written w/@KatieDaviscourt: https://t.co/4F3T7hjHXQ
Steven Monacelli, a left-wing writer who has contributed to the Daily Beast and other publications, was served a defamation lawsuit last week by the Dallas Express newspaper and its publisher. The Antifa ...the armed wing of the Democratic Party... supporter and self-identified socialist was also recently fired as a contributor at the Dallas Observer for writing a fake news report. Now a woman has come forward to accuse him of creepy behavior.
In February, Monacelli authored a report about The Dallas Express’ publisher Montgomery Bennett in the Dallas Weekly that accused the publication of being a "right-wing propaganda site," a "fake news site" and linked to an operation that runs fake news sites across the U.S. The lawsuit, filed in Henderson County, Texas by Bennett and his paper on Oct. 13, accuses Monacelli and the Dallas Weekly of printing libel.
"The Dallas Weekly published the false statements with actual malice because it made such statements with reckless disregard for whether they were false and specifically intended to substantially injure or harm plaintiffs," alleges the lawsuit.
Monacelli, 30, of Dallas, took to Twitter last Wednesday to announce he was served the lawsuit. He also reposted the alleged defamatory article. He asked his followers for recommendations for pro-bono legal assistance.
Despite accusing the Dallas Express of being a "fake news site," Monacelli was fired in the summer from the Dallas Observer as a freelance contributor after writing a report that falsely suggested a pro-law enforcement group, Keep Dallas Safe, was involved in an elaborate hoax to malign the left.
In July, a social justice group named Dallas Justice Now distributed flyers around the wealthy Dallas Highland Park neighborhood asking residents to keep their white children from applying to Ivy League Schools in order to make room for non-whites. Monacelli suggested Keep Dallas Safe had secretly orchestrated the hoax through a PR group.
Two days after publication, the Dallas Observer was forced to retract central parts of Monacelli’s report and issue a large correction.
The correction states: "Keep Dallas Safe, an organization mentioned in the original version of this story, has provided documentation proving that it has no relationship to Dallas Justice Now; its ties to Arena began in June 2021 and were limited to assistance with website design with no connection to Dallas Justice Now. This article has also been edited to remove a reference to and characterization of the Dallas Express."
Daniel Taylor, the president and founder of Keep Dallas Safe, says he’s not surprised Monacelli is being sued for defamation after his experience with the writer. "He runs stories without having all the information. He’s always trying to play a gotcha game but the gotcha game finally got him."
Taylor’s wife, Amy Gibson, says Monacelli’s unprofessionalism is reflected in his real life interactions as well.
Gibson says she met him by coincidence at a social gathering on Oct. 7 at Lakewood Landing, a bar and grill in Dallas. She says he told her his girlfriend was on painkillers at home because of a burst ovarian cyst. Then unprompted, Gibson says Monacelli bragged to her he caused the girlfriend’s cyst to burst during sex because his penis is so large.
"It offended me as a woman...it made me feel gross," Gibson says. "It was also disrespectful to his partner who was at home in pain."
On Twitter, Monacelli appears to confirm that the sexually inappropriate statement to Gibson took place and faulted her for speaking with this publication. "I told some people that my girlfriend had a ovarian cyst burst after intercourse at a local meetup. Usually it's attended by kind people who wouldn't ever talk to Andy Ngo. But that evening, the people behind @KeepDallasSafe were in attendance," he tweeted along with a photo of a message to Gibson.
[DAWN] In what appears to be another total surrender before the violent mostly peaceful protesters marching towards the capital via G.T. Road, the federal government on Sunday released more than 350 activists of the banned Tehrik-e-Labbaik Pakistain (TLP), besides announcing that the cases against others would be withdrawn by Wednesday (Oct 27).The government also assured the TLP leaders of reviewing the Fourth Schedule list containing their names and working on a plan to release their locked away Drop the rod and step away witcher hands up! chief Saad Rizvi, announced Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed while speaking at a news conference.
The interior minister, who addressed the presser after leading a government team in negotiations with representatives of the TLP, including its detained chief, in Islamabad, later tweeted: "We have released 350 TLP workers up to now and we are still waiting to open both sides of road of Muridke as per the decision with the TLP."
Another round of talks with the TLP will be held at the Ministry of Interior in Islamabad on Monday morning (today), according to Mr Rashid who said the protesters had agreed not to march towards the capital and stay at Muridke, some 33 kilometres from Lahore, till Wednesday.
However, a clean conscience makes a soft pillow... a TLP Shura member claimed the interior minister had sought time till the return of Prime Minister Imran Khan ...aka The Great Khan, who isn't your heaviest-duty thinker, maybe not even among the top five... who is currently on an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi 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. Fifteen of the nineteen WTC hijackers were Saudis, and most major jihadi commanders were Saudis, to include Osama bin Laden. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman quietly folded that tent in 2016, doing terrible things to the guys running it, and has since been dragging the kingdom into the current century... "Perhaps the people will say that the state has surrendered. But it is not the job of the state to use the stick (force)," the minister said, explaining the duty of the state was to find a path of reconciliation. "This is my viewpoint as the interior minister," he quickly added.
A member of the TLP Shura said they had agreed to the government’s proposal to stay and wait at Muridke for two days, because the government had assured them that it would release all those arrested, including the TLP chief and other Shura members, and would review the Fourth Schedule.
He further claimed that the government had promised that it would act on the agreement signed with the group in November 2020.
According to the TLP Shura member, their leadership and workers after being released would join the marchers at Muridke and announce their next plan, possibly the termination of the long march.
The Punjab 1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots.... government had reportedly placed 214 TLP activists under the Fourth Schedule. The suspects of terrorism and sectarianism are placed under the Fourth Schedule under the Anti-Terrorism Act, 1997. The list is referred to local police and law-enforcement agencies for effective monitoring of the people and if someone in the list wants to move somewhere, he is required to inform the nearby cop shoppe.
Posted by: Fred ||
10/25/2021 00:00 ||
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[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] A radical party agreed on Sunday to suspend for three days its march of thousands toward the capital Islamabad after Pakistain agreed to drop pending charges against the party’s leader.
Party supporters on Saturday departed the eastern city of Lahore, clashing for a second straight day with police who lobbed tear gas into the crowd.
The group began its journey a day earlier with the goal of reaching Islamabad to pressure the government to release Saad Rizvi, head of the Islamist Tehrik-e-Labiak Pakistain party. Rizvi was arrested last year amid demonstrations against La Belle France over the publication of caricatures of Prophet Muhammad.
Raja Basharat, provincial law minister, told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named that under the agreement Punjab 1.) Little Orphan Annie's bodyguard
2.) A province of Pakistain ruled by one of the Sharif brothers
3.) A province of India. It is majority (60 percent) Sikh and Hindoo (37 percent), which means it has relatively few Moslem riots.... will withdraw charges against Rizvi and release all those detained during the protest march by Tuesday.
Rizvi were tossed into the calaboose pre-emptively on a charge of inciting people to assemble unlawfully. It was unclear when he would be released.
Basharat also said the agreement stipulates that the federal government will honor a previous agreement with the TLP to address diplomatic ties with La Belle France over the publication of the caricatures.
Sajid Saifi, front man for Rizvi’s party, confirmed the minister’s account and said thousands of party supporters will stay in the town of Mureedke waiting for the release of party leaders and members who have been detained.
Pakistain Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed told news hounds that the TLP’s demand that the French ambassador to Pakistain be expelled over the caricatures would be taken to a parliamentary committee in the coming days.
Basharat, Ahmed and Religious Affairs Minister Noorul Haq Qadri took part in the talks with the TLP executive council.
Violent festivities erupted between security forces and the Islamists in Lahore killing at least two police and injuring about a dozen, police said. Saifi claimed four party supporters were killed by police fire and "many" others were maimed. Police said the demonstrators torched several police vehicles there.
Ahmed said the government was unaware of any deaths of TLP supporters.
Rizvi’s party gained prominence in Pakistain’s 2018 elections, campaigning on the single issue of defending the country’s blasphemy ...the act of insulting or showing contempt or lack of reverence to a deity, or sacred objects, or toward something considered sacred or inviolable. Some religions consider it to be a crime. In Pakistain you can commit blasphemy by looking cross-eyed at a Koran... law, which calls for the death penalty for anyone who insults Islam. It has a history of staging violent mostly peaceful protests to pressure the government to accept its demands.
Posted by: Fred ||
10/25/2021 00:00 ||
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[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Indian paramilitaries rubbed out a civilian in 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.... on Sunday, residents said, as authorities tightened security across the disputed territory for a visit by a top Indian minister.The victim, a milk seller in the southern Kashmir Valley, is the 12th civilian killed by gunnies or security forces this month as attacks increase in the Moslem-majority region.
New Delhi has about 500,000 troops and paramilitaries in Kashmir seeking to contain a rebel movement agitating for independence or the region’s merger with Pakistain.
Police said the man was hit in "crossfire" during "militant action" near a police paramilitary camp in the village of Zainapora and that the incident was being investigated.
Villagers told AFP the man had been fatally shot without provocation.
Amit Shah, India’s home minister and effective deputy to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been in Kashmir since Saturday, adding to security concerns.
It is Shah’s first trip to the Himalayan region -- also claimed by Pakistain -- since New Delhi cancelled Kashmir’s semi-autonomy in August 2019 and placed it under direct rule.
His visit follows a series of assassinations by krazed killers, with minority Hindus and Sikhs as well as migrant workers from elsewhere in India the main targets.
Sandbag bunkers have been erected across Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar and snipers positioned on rooftops around the building where Shah is staying.
Police have in recent days impounded hundreds of cycle of violences in the city and intensified checks on pedestrians including women and kiddies.
Motorbikes have been used for drive-by killings.
Posted by: Fred ||
10/25/2021 00:00 ||
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[Rusvesna] A source in the al-Bu Salih tribe reported an armed attack on the car of 65-year-old tribal sheikh Muhammad Asaad al-Badr in the vicinity of the village of al-Rida in Deir ez-Zor province, where the United States launched a covert operation against the Russian army.
As a result of the attack, Muhammad was maimed and his brother Hamid was killed.
The attack took place after the return of Sheikh Muhammad and his brother from the village of Jazra al-Buhamid after a commemoration of the death of a member of their tribe.
Muhammad's cousin Sheikh Jassem al-Badr Abu Nasr said in a telephone interview that the attack took place after Muhammad refused to support a protest against the presence of Russian troops in eastern Syria.
Jasem also confirmed that the attackers were members of the US-controlled Kurdish armed forces of the SDF.
He noted that his cousins actively advocate for the preservation of the identity of the Arab tribes in the province of Deir ez-Zor and for the territorial integrity of Syria.
It is noteworthy that a large number of leaders of Arab tribes and clans in eastern Syria were killed by them because of their political views and beliefs, rejecting the illegal occupation of their country by American troops by their Kurdish allies.
Earlier, the Assaish Kurdish security forces, together with the US intelligence services, carried out raids in the province of Deir ez-Zor, during which more than 100 local residents and representatives of Arab tribal unions were detained on suspicion of organizing rallies in support of the government of Bashir al-Assad.
[Rudaw] Seven Syrian families from Deir ez-Zor were released from al-Hol camp in northeastern Syria (Rojava) on Wednesday to return to their places of origin following an agreement between the Kurdish administration and tribal chiefs. The group totaled 27 people, including 13 children.
A previous announcement said eleven were released, for what it’s worth.
According to Munir Mohammad, an official overseeing the release of camp residents, 62 more families were expected to return to Deir ez-Zor on Wednesday, but the process stopped after tensions grew between camp security forces and the families. This is the 19th time that residents of Syrian and Iraqi nationality have been allowed to leave the camp.al-Hol camp
[Rudaw] Three fighters of the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were killed in a dronezap in Kobane, northeast Syria, the force announced on Sunday, blaming The Sick Man of Europe Turkey ...the occupiers of Greek Asia Minor... On Saturday morning, three SDF fighters went to Kobane for medical treatment and as they left the city "they were attacked by a Ottoman Turkish drone," read a statement from the SDF, which is the main partner of the global coalition fighting the Islamic State ...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that they were al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're really very devout, committing every atrocity they can find in the Koran and inventing a few more. They fling Allah around with every other sentence, but to hear western pols talk they're not really Moslems.... group (ISIS) in Syria.
The three who were killed were identified as Hozan Qamishlo, Gali Aleppo, and Amed Afrin.
This is the second suspected Ottoman Turkishdronezap in the Kobane area this week. On Wednesday, two people were killed when the car they were travelling in was hit. SDF General Commander Mazloum Abdi condemned the attack and accused Turkey of violating ceasefire agreements.
Turkey’s defence ministry on Sunday claimed it "prevented another attack attempt and neutralized 5 PKK/YPG terrorists." It did not detail its operations, but said it would not allow Kurdish forces of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and People’s Protection Units (YPG) to disturb security in the "Peace Spring region," referring to an area of northeastern Syria covered by 2019 ceasefire agreements with Russia and the United States that ended a Ottoman Turkish offensive to push Kurdish forces back from the border. The area includes Kobane.
Fears are growing in northeast Syria (Rojava) about a possible Ottoman Turkish military operation following threats from President His Enormity, Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan the First ...Turkey's version of Mohammed Morsi but they voted him back in so they deserve him. It's a sin, a shame, and a felony to insult the president of Turkey. In Anatolia did Recep Bey a stately Presidential Palace decree, that has 1100 rooms. That's 968 more than there are in the White House, 400 more than in Versailles, and 325 more than Buckingham Palace, so you know who's really most important... who said he has "no patience" with Kurdish forces in the Tal Rifaat area north of Aleppo. Turkey alleges Kurdish fighters use this area as a base to launch attacks on their positions. The SDF denies the charge.
Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar, in Brussels to participate in NATO ...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A collection of multinational and multilingual and multicultural armed forces, all of differing capabilities, working toward a common goal by pulling in different directions... meetings, said on Saturday his country is committed to the 2019 ceasefires. "Although there are some violations, festivities and attacks from time to time, the ceasefire and stability continue within the framework of the measures taken in general," he said.
Turkey has conducted three military operations in northern Syria since 2016, two of them against Kurdish fighters who Ankara considers a branch of the PKK and a threat to its national security.
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.