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Thousands of Iraqi protesters are celebrating in Baghdad after Prime Minister Adil Abdel Mahdi pledges to resign
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Afghanistan
Taliban Press: 33 killed, 5 tanks destroyed in Mujahideen operation in northern Afghanistan
[al-Emarah] As many as 33 puppets have been killed and 6 armored personnel carriers destroyed in a series of Mujahideen attacks in northern Afghanistan.

In reports from northern Takhar province, Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate stormed the district police headquarters and directorate of intelligence in Darqad district, Takhar province on Thursday night, triggering a nightlong fighting in which at least 22 enemy military personnel were killed and 8 more were maimed, while 4 armored personnel carriers and 1 military ranger-like vehicle were destroyed.

In northern Kunduz province, 6 commandos were killed in Gultipa district of Kunduz province on Wednesday, while 3 puppets were killed in Wardaj district northern Badakhshan province with another 2 being killed in the scenic provincial capital of Samangan province, bringing the corpse count to 33 in northern Afghanistan over the last 48 hours.

Over 13 killed, 6 tank destroyed in Ghazni

25 puppets killed as 2 posts overrun in Shorabak

Check posts stormed in Zabul, 15 killed


Over 20 killed as post overrun in Arghandab
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [218 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Africa North
Clashes rage on in south Tripoli as Libyan Army captures pro-Haftar commander
[Libya Observer] Libyan Army forces under the command of the Presidential Council's government have made significant advances on Khallatat and Yarmouk Camp frontlines after targeting Khalifa Haftar
...Self-proclaimed Field Marshal, served in the Libyan army under Muammar Qadaffy, and took part in the coup that brought Qadaffy to power in 1969. He became a prisoner of war in Chad in 1987. While held prisoner, he and his fellow officers formed a group hoping to overthrow Qadaffy, so it's kind of hard to describe him as a Qadaffy holdover. He was released around 1990 in a deal with the United States government and spent nearly two decades in the United States, gaining US citizenship. In 1993, while living in the United States, he was convicted in absentia of crimes against the Jamahiriya and sentenced to death. Haftar held a senior position in the anti-Qadaffy forces in the 2011 Libyan Civil War. In 2014 he was commander of the Libyan Army when the General National Congress (GNC) refused to give up power in accordance with its term of office. Haftar launched a campaign against the GNC and its Islamic fundamentalist allies. His campaign allowed elections to take place to replace the GNC, but then developed into a civil war. Guess you can't win them all...
's forces with heavy artillery shelling Thursday morning.

The media office of Volcano of Rage Operation said their forces had destroyed military vehicles for Haftar's forces on Yarmouk Camp frontline after waging attacks on different frontlines this morning following attempts by Haftar's forces to advance on Naqliya and Khallatat frontlines.

In Ain Zara, heavy festivities took place between the two sides and the Libyan Army managed to capture several fighters from Haftar's forces, including a commander at the pro-Haftar Tariq bin Ziyad Brigade, and a Sudanese mercenary.

Sources from Volcano of Rage Operation also said that artillery shelling targeted Thursday evening one of the largest ammunition depots of Haftar's forces in Baer al-Tuta.

On Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of which is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
Airport frontline, Volcano of Rage Operation forces managed to hold positions on Naqliya and Ahyaa Bariya frontlines.

Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:46 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [168 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Algerian protesters keep up pressure on authorities as vote nears
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Tens of thousands of Algerian protesters marched on Friday to demand that a presidential election next month be canceled until the old ruling guard steps aside and the army quits politics.

The marches, held in cities and towns across the country, marked the 41st consecutive weekly protest of a movement that has already forced the ruling hierarchy to jettison a veteran president and jail brass hats.

The protest movement’s continued momentum now poses a major challenge to the military, which has pushed for the December 12 election as the only way to resolve the deadlock between the authorities and the nebulous, leaderless opposition movement.

Protesters on Friday chanted "No to the election," "Free the detainees" and "the army should leave politics" as they marched through central Algiers. One protester held up a placard reading: "They have the vote. We have the veto."

Since the election campaign officially began earlier this month, tensions have escalated, with more frequent demonstrations, more arrests, longer prison terms and scuffles between police and protesters in a provincial town on Wednesday.

Algeria’s main labour union, which is pro-government, plans a rare march on Saturday in Algiers to demonstrate in favor of the election.

The protests began in February as it became clear that veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika
...10th president-for-life of Algeria. He was elected in 1999 and served on his third or four terms. When he announced for the fifth, or maybe it was the sixth, visibly doddering, a grateful nation rose up in its wrath and threw him out...
planned to seek another presidential term in a vote originally scheduled for July.

As hundreds of thousands marched across the country, the army pushed him to quit in April. Dozens of senior figures, including a former intelligence chief, Bouteflika’s brother, government ministers and allied business tycoons were detained.

Several of them have been jugged
Drop the rosco, Muggsy, or you're one with the ages!
for long terms on corruption charges and two former prime ministers, Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalik Sellal, are to be prosecuted next week.

However,
ars longa, vita brevis...
the protesters have demanded a more thorough purge of the ruling elite, which has controlled Algeria since winning independence from La Belle France in 1962, and the authorities have also arrested dozens of opposition figures and demonstrators.

Algeria, which relies heavily on oil and gas sales, has been hit hard by the crash in oil prices, halving its revenues from $60 billion to $30 billion.

Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [75 views] Top|| File under: Arab Spring


Africa Subsaharan
Hundreds Fleeing Homes As B'Haram Attacks Lassa
[SAHARAREPORTERS] Hundreds of civilians have fled their homes as suspected 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...
forces of Evil are currently attacking Lassa town in Askira/Uba Local Government Area of Borno State, local vigilantes and resident sources have said.

The murderous Moslems stormed the town of Lassa through Dille axiz at about 6pm on Friday evening, shooting sporadically and set houses ablaze.

According to a resident, Britus Apagu, hundreds of people had fled into bushes for safety.

He said, "They came through Dille Road and engaged military there while others came from another axis shooting all angles.

"We are helpless now, as I am speaking to you we are in the bush, heavy gunshots are going on."

Vigilante source disclosed that many houses are being set on fire.

"They stormed Lassa m, shooting in two directions, one group engaged troops with RPGs and heavy weapons, they came on military vehicles and cycle of violences.

"I could sight flame inside the town, many houses are on fire," a vigilante source said.
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [103 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Boko Haram Criminals Suffer Another Debilitating Defeat In The Hands Of Resilient Combined Troops
[THENIGERIANVOICE] The combined troops of Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE and Sector 2 of the Multinational Joint Task Force (Chadian Forces) led by Commander Sector 3 Operation LAFIYA DOLE on 28 November 2019, dealt a decisive blow on the criminal ISWAP gunnies at Duguri Island in the extreme Northern Borno area.The resilient troops, supported by the Air Task Force OPERATION LAFIYA DOLE, while marching against extreme odds posed by marshy flooded terrain to clear NJARWA and DUGURU Villages made contact with the criminals who were hibernating in the area.

The troops, having successfully cleared both villages, took up a harbour position at which remnants of the criminal ISWAP gunnies decided to cowardly attack them from their rear. The dogged troops immediately responded with superior firepower, outmanoeuvred the criminal murderous Moslems and handed them a well deserved defeat in the process.

The 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...
criminals who were mounted in 4 Gun Trucks with the intention of overrunning the troops harbour position from the rear. In the aftermath of the fierce fire fight that ensued, the gallant troops succeeded in neutralizing 13 of the ISWAP criminals. The troops also captured 3 Gun Trucks, 3 Anti Aircraft Guns, 12 AK 47 Rifles, 3 Bandoliers of Anti Aircraft Guns and 270 Rounds of 7.62 mm Special ammunition among other critical assets.

Unfortunately, 4 of our highly courageous troops were maimed during the encounter. Fortunately, 2 of the maimed soldiers have already stabilized in a nearby military medical facility while the other 2 are awaiting air evacuation for further medical management.
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [113 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Airforce jet destroys Boko Haram gun trucks
[PMNEWSNIGERIA] The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation ’Lafiya Dole’ has destroyed two 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...
Terrorists’ (BHTs) gun trucks and killed some fighters at Borgozo in Borno.

Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, disclosed this in a statement, on Friday, in Abuja.

He explained that this was achieved when NAF Jets and a helicopter gunship were scrambled to provide close air support to ground troops as they repelled a BHT attack on the location.

"The aircraft, upon arrival overhead the target area, tracked and engaged three of the BHT gun trucks that were involved in the attack. The BHTs moved the vehicles under some trees, while some of the fighters alighted the vehicles and attempted to escape into the surrounding bushes" he said.

"The attack aircraft engaged them, scoring accurate hits on two vehicles, which were seen engulfed in flames, and neutralising some of the fleeing terrorists," he added.

Daramola said the Nigerian airforce, operating in concert with surface forces, would sustain its efforts to completely destroy all remnants of the holy warriors in the North East.

Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [139 views] Top|| File under: Boko Haram (ISIS)


Arabia
Houthi forces claim they shot down a Saudi Apache Helicopter
[ALMASDARNEWS] The spokesperson for 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 Armed Forces announced on Friday that the 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...
(Ansarallah) forces shot down a Saudi coalition helicopter.

According to the statement, Houthi forces shot down the Saudi Apache Helicopter using a surface-to-air missile along the Saudi-Yemeni border.

They would add that the Saudi chopper was specifically shot down in the al-Majazah area near Soddy Arabia
...a kingdom taking up the bulk of the Arabian peninsula. Its primary economic activity involves exporting oil and soaking Islamic rubes on the annual hajj pilgrimage. The country supports a large number of princes in whatcha might call princely splendor. When the oil runs out the rest of the world is going to kick sand in the Soddy national face...
’s Asir Province.

The Saudi Coalition has yet to comment on these claims from the Yemeni Armed Forces.
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [163 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


Britain
Day 2: London Bridge suspect had prior ‘Islamist terrorism’ conviction
[NYPOST] A man accused of stabbing to death two people and injuring three more in London
Whew! Yesterday it was reported he’s knifed more than 12...
has a previous conviction for an “Islamist terrorism-related offense” — and was wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet when he carried out Friday’s attack, according to a report.
No doubt that bracelet helped identify his corpse, even if it did nothing to stop him.
He was in the area of the London Bridge because he was due to speak at an event at Fishmonger’s Hall, where he was scheduled to share his experience as a rehabilitated man
The man — who was shot dead after being wrestled to the ground by bystanders
...definitely a pack, not a herd...
in what British police called a “terrorist incident” — has a criminal history that includes a conviction for that unspecified offense, according to the Telegraph.

The madman, whose name has not yet been released, was sprung from prison about a year ago after agreeing to electronic monitoring, per the report, which cites anonymous government sources.
And what have we learnt from this experience, children?
He was in the area of the London Bridge because he was due to speak at an event at Fishmonger’s Hall, where he was scheduled to share his experience as a rehabilitated man, the Times reports.
He certainly did that...
He was also wearing a phony suicide belt, authorities said.

Man who carried out London Bridge attack identified as 28-year-old Usman Khan; he was convicted in 2012 in an al-Qaeda inspired plot
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]

London Bridge hero used Narwhal tusk to help stop attacker
You may be cool, dear Reader, but are you Narwhal-tusk-from-a-nearby-wall cool?
[NYPOST] A hero bystander who was inside a nearby historic hall when the London Bridge stabbing unfolded Friday ripped a five-foot Narwhal tusk from the wall to help neutralize the knife-wielding madman, a witness said.

The unidentified man can be seen on footage of the stabbing Friday in London hovering over the suspect with the massive tusk as others attempt to disarm the assailant.

Witness Amy Coop tweeted that she was with the man at Fishmongers Hall when attack occurred shortly before 2 p.m.

"A guy who was with us at Fishmongers Hall took a 5’ narwhal tusk from the wall and went out to confront the attacker," she wrote. "You can see him standing over the man (with what looks like a white pole) in the video."

She hailed the man for his bravery saying, "We were trying to help victims inside but that man’s a hero".

Other Twitter users also heaped praise on the man for his quick-thinking.

"This is legit the most bad ass thing I’ve ever heard," tweeted Tom Strachan.

Lawmakers also hailed the group of Londoners who tackled and disarmed the attacker before police shot him dead.

"What’s remarkable about the images we’ve seen is the breath-taking heroism of members of the public who literally ran towards danger not knowing what confronted them," Mayor Sadiq Khan told news hounds.

Officials said the suspect, who has not been identified, killed two people and injured three others.

UK PM: We will ‘hunt down’ anyone linked to London Bridge attack

[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
...pro-Brexit British prime minister, succeeding no-Brexit Theresa May. BoJo is noted as much for his sparkling personality and his hair as for his Conservative policies....
on Friday warned that "anybody involved" in the London Bridge attack would be "hunted down and... brought to justice."

Speaking after being briefed by senior police officials, the prime minister also paid tribute to the "bravery" of the emergency services and members of the public who intervened in the attack.

A man wearing a fake explosive vest stabbed several people in London Friday in what police are treating as a terrorist attack before being tackled by members of the public and then fatally shot by officers on London Bridge, police and the city’s mayor said.

The Metropolitan Police said "a number" of people were maimed but gave no information on how many or their conditions. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said some of the injured were at death's door.
Final update of yesterday’s article from The Sun, breaking the news of the attack:
Usman Khan, 28, from Staffordshire, was freed last December and stabbed two people to death while wearing a fake suicide jacket at 2pm yesterday.
There is a photo of the ex-miscreant at the link. Also one of Narwhal Tusk Man facing off with him, tusk at the ready.
The knifeman was convicted in 2012 for Islamic terrorism offences. He was part of a nine-man terror group who plotted to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp.

Khan was released on licence 11 months ago.

Yesterday, Khan was a guest at a Cambridge University conference on prisoner rehabilitation when he threatened to blow up the historic Fishmongers' Hall in central London. Those at the event at said he entered the main hall and went on a rampage, attacking anyone who crossed his path.

Reports suggest that Khan was wearing a tag when he went on his bloodthirsty mission just before 2pm.

He then made his way on to London Bridge - the scene of the 2017 terror attack which killed eight - but was eventually pinned down by heroes who tackled him with a fire extinguisher and a whale tusk.

One of the men who helped stop Khan was convicted murderer James Ford who was out on day release.
Wipe that man’s record clean, Yesterday he was a hero who stepped forward to put himself between an evil man and the common folk.
Tour guides Thomas Gray and Stevie Hurst also sprinted over and stamped on his arms which forced him to drop his knives.

He was released from prison in December 2018 on licence.

Armed police then shot Khan twice and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man and a woman were killed during the attack while three other people - a man and two women - remain in hospital.

Khan is believed to have had a gun in his bag.
Thank goodness they stomped on him before he had a chance to start using that.
In a statement released in the early hours, Met Police Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said: "We are now in a position to confirm the identity of the suspect as 28-year-old Usman Khan, who had been residing in the Staffordshire area.

"As a result, officers are, tonight, carrying out searches at an address in Staffordshire.”

‘False flag’ is trending on twitter by users claiming that the incident in London Bridge was a plot to damage Jeremy Corbyn’s chances
A little late for that. Especially since Usman Khan was wearing a monitor after being released from prison after serving six years as part of a 9-man crew plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a jihadi training camp.
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [345 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1 
I wanna be Narwhal Tusk Man when I grow up. The story of Samson and the jawbone comes to mind.

Meet the scourge of islamic stabbers. Man, it's gotta be humiliating to some people.

Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/30/2019 0:59 Comments || Top||

#2  Er-dog-gun gonna bail the "political prisoner?"
Posted by: M. Murcek || 11/30/2019 2:33 Comments || Top||

#3  Just add to the feeling the current establishment are failures and need to be replaced.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/30/2019 3:47 Comments || Top||

#4  The madman Muslim ,

FIFY


The hero will be enjugged for illegal possession of banned ivory.
Posted by: AlanC || 11/30/2019 7:57 Comments || Top||

#5  ...And the SOB was a Known Wolf(TM).

Said it before and I'll say it again - when the next 9-11 happens, and it will, we will find out afterwards that the men who did it were known problems, that law enforcement at multiple levels was following them every step of the way, and when he got on the plane he walked right through security while a grandmother in a wheelchair was searched.

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 11/30/2019 12:25 Comments || Top||

#6  Diversity is Our Strength
Posted by: Lex || 11/30/2019 12:34 Comments || Top||

#7  Islamic State claims responsibility for London Bridge attack
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/30/2019 14:51 Comments || Top||

#8  New footage of yesterday's terror attack on #LondonBridge.

Three members of the public armed with a fire extinguisher and a Narwhal tusk take the attacher down. Heroes.
Posted by: Unaitle Panda6599 || 11/30/2019 16:19 Comments || Top||


Down Under
Terrorists who planned to blow up Federation Square killing thousands of people in a Christmas Day massacre smirk before they are jailed
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Terrorists who planned to blow up Melbourne's
...Melbourne is a hotbed of jihadis and crime — the Minneapolis of Australia, only with a less homogenous population of miscreants except in the most important characteristic.
Federation Square in a Christmas Day massacre have been tossed in the calaboose.
Into the paddy wagon wit' yez!
Ahmed Mohammed, 27, Abdullah Chaarani, 29, and Hamza Abbas, 24, were found guilty of terror charges for plotting attacks through the central city in 2016.

The group had bought machetes, carried out reconnaissance in the Melbourne CBD and built practice bombs while conspiring to develop the potentially deadly plan.

They were arrested and taken into custody three days before Christmas.

The trio were seen smirking as they made their way into the Supreme Court of Victoria for sentencing on Friday.

Mohammed and Chaarani were sentenced to 28 years behind bars, while Abbas must serve 16 years.

A fourth man, Hamza Abbas' brother Ibrahim Abbas, is already serving up to 24 years after pleading guilty to the plot last year.

During sentencing Justice Christopher Beale described the plot as an 'assault on the fundamental values of our society'.

'Each of you, to a greater or lesser degree, accessed materials on the internet supportive of 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....
and violent jihad.'

Their views became so warped they had come to believe the mass slaughter of innocent civilians would be a 'glorious act, pleasing to Allah', he said.

'The stupidity of that belief was matched only by its malevolence.'

The men have reasonable prospects of rehabilitation, he said.
Men who smirk during their sentencing hearing are not ready to be rehabilitated.
During a hearing last month the men claimed they had turned their backs on ISIS since they were arrested in 2016, the ABC reported.

'I renounce violent jihad. I renounce ISIS. I renounce murderous Moslem ideology,' Chaarani told the court.
Then they smirked, which makes this taqqiya.
Chaarani and Mohammed were already convicted of terrorism charges and were serving 22 year sentences for burning down a mosque in Melbourne's north weeks before the planned Christmas Day attack.
That’s the Imam Ali Islamic Center, serving the Shiite community. No one was injured. Mohammed and Hatim Moukhaiber both denied involvement. Chaarani admitted his role, but argued he had been part of an act of protest, advocacy or dissent, not terrorism.
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [229 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  Hope they get longer than UK terrorists They'll be out in 5 to try again.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 11/30/2019 3:54 Comments || Top||

#2  There's a terrorist camp disguised as 'secular religious retreat' in South Wales, another is a mosque in Melbourne. They continue to function safely in Turnbull's liberal government and still do.

We passed on actionable int about tens of sasquatches entering and operating in Australia to ASIO in 2017. They did act on what they considered 'immediately expedient', but remained oblivious to these bastards and more like them out of the western humanist belief in the inherent ability of men to... uhh, reform.

Their views became so warped

The islamists' views are not warped. It is our judiciaries, our ministers and bureaucrats whose views are warped. It's our failing they thrive, so something is wrong with us.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/30/2019 9:47 Comments || Top||


Europe
Paris' Gare du Nord evacuated following the discovery of apparent explosive device
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Update from the Twitter thread: It’s a practice round — similar to a BDU-33 25lb practice bomb. They come without the spotting charge assembled and are completely inert. Apparently this is a regular problem over there,
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [117 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists


Knifeman hunted in The Hague after three people wounded in stabbing in main shopping district
[Daily Mail, Where America Gets Its News] Dutch police say three people have been injured in a stabbing incident in The Hague's main shopping street.

Police said in a tweet Friday evening that the incident happened in the city's main shopping street.

The incident happened in Grote Marktstraat, which is at the centre of the city's shopping district.

The incident happened in the city's main shopping street, which was busy with people looking for Black Friday deals.

Pictures from the area showed several dozen onlookers kept behind police fencing seeking a glimpse of the area where the stabbing took place.

The Hague police said in a statement that they were looking for a man, about 45 to 50 years old, in a grey jogging suit.

Police spokeswoman Marije Kuiper told The News Agency that Dare Not be Named in a telephone interview that it was not clear if the stabbing was a terror incident.

According to AFP, the suspect was a 'slightly dark skinned man'.

Dutch news agency ANP quoted sources as saying there was 'no talk of a terror motive', but there was no immediate confirmation.

Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [167 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Attacks in London, Paris, and now The Hague. Is the Day After Thanksgiving something important in Islamic history?
Posted by: SteveS || 11/30/2019 0:48 Comments || Top||

#2  ISIS 2.0 sends their first message out. It'll only escalate if met with the same 'catch and release' infirmity as shown earlier.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/30/2019 3:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Attacks in London, Paris, and now The Hague. Is the Day After Thanksgiving something important in Islamic history?

Every day of the week ending with "y" is Holy Jihad Day in Islam.
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 11/30/2019 3:41 Comments || Top||


Iraq
The death toll in Iraq’s flashpoint southern city of Nasiriyah rises to 15 protesters, medics say
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Nearly 420 protesters have died since the rallies erupted on October 1.
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [134 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Thousands of Iraqi protesters are celebrating in Baghdad after Prime Minister Adil Abdel Mahdi pledges to resign
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [155 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq

#1  Meet the new Boss. Same as the old Boss.
Posted by: Mercutio || 11/30/2019 11:46 Comments || Top||


Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Member of Palestinian Islamic Jihad's military wing, Jerusalem Brigades, died of wounds sustained during operation "Roar of the Dawn"
[PUBLISH.TWITTER]
Posted by: Fred || 11/30/2019 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [267 views] Top|| File under: Islamic Jihad (Palestian)

#1  Here's hoping he lingered with pain and sepsis
Posted by: Frank G || 11/30/2019 8:43 Comments || Top||

#2  ...Why always with the Brigades? Why not a nice Regiment or Battalion?

Mike
Posted by: Mike Kozlowski || 11/30/2019 12:20 Comments || Top||

#3  good, kill more of them please
Posted by: chris || 11/30/2019 15:20 Comments || Top||

#4  On next month's program, Operation "Dawn of the Roar!"
Posted by: Heriberto Scourge of the Trolls9136 || 11/30/2019 19:07 Comments || Top||


Israeli airstrike on Gaza after rocket fired
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] An Israeli warplane attacked a Hamas, one of the armed feet of the Moslem Brüderbund millipede, position in the 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...
Strip on Friday after a rocket was fired from the enclave, a military statement said.

It was the third rocket to be fired from the Paleostinian territory at Israel in as many days and came two weeks after a deadly flare-up between 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...
and Israel.

"Earlier tonight, a rocket was launched from the Gaza Strip towards Israel. In response... an IDF aircraft targeted a Hamas military post in the northern Gaza Strip," the army said.

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Southeast Asia
Abu Sayyaf hostages recount their ordeal
[AFP] A British man and his wife rescued this week from militant captors in the southern Philippines say they were chained and threatened with decapitation if they didn’t deliver a ransom. The couple, shaken but unharmed, told of their nearly two-month ordeal to reporters after escaping during a gun battle on Monday between Philippine troops and the Islamic State-linked Abu Sayyaf.

Armed men abducted the couple on October 4 at the beach resort they run on the southern island of Mindanao. They were taken to Jolo island, a well-known stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf, which has carried out some of the Philippines’ worst terrorist attacks.

The husband, Alan Hyrons, painted a “very humiliating and degrading” life in captivity, with little to eat in a haze of constant fear. His wife Wilma said, "They chained our legs... It was very difficult, but we endured because we believe in God. One of them treated us well, but then he told me he would be the one assigned to cut off my head if the money does not arrive on time."

She said the men pointed guns at her face, ordering her to call her brother so he would sell all their assets to raise their ransom, which the couple did not state.

Their chance for escape came after several days of clashes between the military and the kidnappers, which saw at least five of the gunmen killed.

“It’s something you see on films and you take it to be a film. But in real life it’s terrifying,” Alan said, describing the final gun battle.

“There were only 10 of them when we escaped ... It was the commander who got hit first so I told Alan, let us run. We should not wait here to be killed."
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Two Thai terrorists wanted in deadly attack confirmed killed
[Bernama] Thai authorities have confirmed that the two militants who were killed in a shootout in Pattani, southern Thailand, on November 21, were the masterminds behind a deadly attack at security posts in Yala province earlier this month which left 15 dead.

Military spokesman Pornsak Poonsawat said the two men, Sobri Lamso, from Songkhla and Mayako Lateh, from Pattani, were individuals who led and planned the attack on security posts in Kampung Lam Phaya on November 5.

He said authorities had surrounded a house where the two suspects were hiding and demanded them to surrender but they refused and started firing at the security forces which resulted in a gun battle that lasted nearly three hours.

“Investigations revealed Mayako had 12 arrest warrants while Sobri had six. The two suspects also attacked a village security post in Pakaharang, Pattani, and blew up an ATM in Yarang. Besides, they were also believed to have robbed a goldsmith in Nathavi, Songkhla,” Pornsak said.

He said the homeowner who provided protection to the two suspects had been detained and he also warned the locals against giving protection to the militants.

Ninth Division police chief Ronnasin Phusara said the firearms found in the house were used in the attack on security posts in Kampung Lam Phaya and several attacks over the last ten years.
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Railway track bombed in southern Thailand
[Bangkok Post] A bomb blast damaged the railway track between Sungai Padi and To Deng stations in Narathiwat province early Wednesday morning, halting southbound trains at Tanyong Mat station. There were no injuries reported.

Police spokesman Krisana Patanacharoen said the bombing took place on a track in Sungai Padi district. He blamed southern insurgents.

State railway officials said the explosion damaged a one-meter section of the track, about two kilometers from Sungai Padi station.
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Syrian Army shoots down Turkish military drone in Qamishli
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) has reported that their forces shot down a Ottoman Turkish military drone in northeastern Syria this evening.

According to the army, the SAA forces in the al-Qamishli District of al-Hasakah made the decision to shoot down a Ottoman Turkish military drone after it was spotted circling the area.

The army said the drone was specifically shot down in the southeastern countryside of al-Qamishli, which was previously under the control of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

The al-Qamishli District is located in the northern region of the al-Hasakah Governorate near the Ottoman Turkish border. While the Ottoman Turkish military has targeted the city before, they have halted their strikes since the Russian Armed Forces deployed to the military airport.

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Jihadist rebels position heavy weapons near Turkish base in Idlib
[ALMASDARNEWS] The jihadist rebels in the Idlib Governorate have begun positioning their heavy weapons near a Ottoman Turkish military base in the Idlib Governorate.

In photos captured by reconnaissance aircraft, the jihadist rebels can be seen establishing their positions next to the Ottoman Turkish military base, which would provide them cover in case of a retaliatory attack from the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies.

The Ottoman Turkish NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Originally it was a mutual defense pact directed against an expansionist Soviet Union. In later years it evolved into a mechanism for picking the American pocket while criticizing the cut of the American pants...
army is allowing al-Qaeda to establish heavy weapons positions right next to its posts in Idlib, the posts which were established in the first place to push snuffies and their heavy weapons 20km to the back. pic.twitter.com/F05JF5Vi6o

‐ Within Syria (@WithinSyriaBlog) November 28, 2019


This move by the jihadist rebels has been done before, especially in the Hama Governorate when the latter put their rocket launchers near the Ottoman Turkish military’s observation posts in northern Hama.

Knowing that this is where the bad boy rockets were coming from, the Syrian Arab Army finally responded in August by attacking these jihadist positions, which also resulted in the death of a couple Ottoman Turkish military personnel.

Ankara warned Moscow about these incidents that took place in northwestern Hama; however, the Syrian military has vowed to attack the jihadist rebels in any part of Syria.

With the Syrian Army steadily advancing at the southeastern region of the Idlib Governorate, the jihadist rebels are looking for ways to strengthen their positions and evade the devastating Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s from the Russian Air Force.
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Turkey has given militants 2 German-made Leopard tanks
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund...
has given two German-made Leopard tanks to the murderous Moslem forces in northern Syria, the Russian publication Avia.Pro reported on Friday.

"Turkey has handed over to the Syrian gunnies at least two German Leopard tanks, which had already been spotted on the front lines in the Idlib province. Thus, the Ottoman Turkish side actively supports gunnies opposing the Syrian government forces and regularly conducting attacks on the Russian military in this region of Syria," the report said.

Ankara has not officially commented on the transfer of heavy tanks to the murderous Moslem forces; however, a report last week also accused Turkey of giving these armored vehicles to the so-called "Syrian National Army" (SNA), who is currently fighting the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Germany has provided aid to the SDF troops in Syria, so the fact that these tanks are being used against them may not sit well with the government in Berlin.

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#1  And soon the NATOwill find it supports ISIS2.0

When is the bloody thing going to die and Turkey cut loose ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/30/2019 11:00 Comments || Top||

#2  See how they do against Kornets?
Posted by: Frank G || 11/30/2019 11:09 Comments || Top||

#3  See how they do against Kornets?
Posted by: Skidmark || 11/30/2019 11:24 Comments || Top||

#4  Maybe Israel could give the Kurds a few Spikes. But it's in the using of these things that they're effective. Speaking of that, who are the tank crews ? A combo of Ba'athists and Turkish fighters ?
Posted by: Dron66046 || 11/30/2019 11:39 Comments || Top||

#5  Didn't I read something here a week or two ago about Ottoman Leopards getting hammered?
Posted by: Mercutio || 11/30/2019 11:48 Comments || Top||

#6  I don't think the Syrians will be able to move them to where they would be of use.
Posted by: gorb || 11/30/2019 12:15 Comments || Top||

#7  Given the amount of parts and labor required to keep them in operation, it's a good bet that Turkish personnel are involved in their maintenance, the "gift" is just for show.
Posted by: Zhang Fei || 11/30/2019 19:51 Comments || Top||


Russian warplanes kill several foreign jihadists as Syrian troops attempt to advance to Kabani
[ALMASDARNEWS] The Russian Air Force unleashed another powerful attack on the northeastern countryside of the Latakia this week, as their warplanes wiped out several sites belonging to the jihadist rebels.

According to an army source, the Russian Air Force carried out more than 30 Arclight airstrike
...KABOOM!...
s between the jihadist strongholds of Jisr al-Shughour, Kabani, and al-Sirmaniyeh.

The source said these Russian airstrikes primarily targeted the bases and hideouts of the foreigner-led Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP),
...the Al Qaeda-linked Uighur jihadi group from western China formerly known as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) and other names. It claims to want a caliphate in Xinjiang, and according to China committed 200+ jihadi attacks causing over 600 casualties between 1990 and 2001. In 1998 they moved their headquarters to Kabul under the protection of the Taliban, then after 9/11 moved to North Waziristan under the protection of Pakistan branch of the Taliban (TTP). There is a second branch in Syria, allied with Al Nusra and Turkey. Also, a TIP man sits on Al Qaeda’s executive leadership council, and another is emir of Al Qaeda’s military force in Pakistan’s FATA. This may explain why China feels so strongly about the need to correct the thinking of their countrymen who remained behind...
a terrorist group that is in control of several parts of Latakia, Hama, and Idlib.

At the same time as these Russian strikes, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a big attack on the southern axis of Kabani in a bid to retake the Zuwayqat Mountains.

A source from the 4th Armored Division told al-Masdar News that their troops were able to secure a small advance, but they have since halted their advance in order to weaken the jihadist defenses with missiles and artillery.

The Kabani axis in northeastern Latakia has proven to be one of the most difficult fronts for the Syrian Army, as the jihadist rebels of the Turkestan Islamic Party and Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham, formerly al-Nusra, before that it was called something else
...al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, from which sprang the Islamic State...
(HTS) have concentrated a large portion of their murderous Moslems in this area.

Related: When China Convinced the U.S. That Uighurs Were Waging Jihad

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