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Local Council Deputy Killed from Blast Injuries in Kunduz
[ToloNews] Safiullah Amiri, deputy head of the Kunduz provincial council, has died from injuries sustained in an IED blast this morning, said Mohammad Yousuf Ayoubi, the provincial council head.

The incident happened in Kunduz city as Safiullah Amiri had left his home for the office, said Ayoubi.

"Safiullah Amiri and his bodyguard were transferred to the hospital for treatment," he said.

death is not the end. There remains the litigation over the estate...
the local security officials have not yet commented on the blast.

Amiri was one of the youngest members of the Kunduz provincial council.

No group including the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
has grabbed credit for the blast.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/27/2021 00:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [13 views] Top|| File under:

Special Forces, Free 22 Prisoners in A ‘Rescue Operation’
[KhaamaPress] The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said Tuesday, that the Afghan special forces have rescued a number of military and civilians held captive by the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
in Pashtun-infested Logar province on Monday night.

MoD stated Army’s SF unit released seven military and 15 civilian prisoners from a Taliban prison in the Charkh district of Pashtun-infested Logar province.

During the operation, the Commando members discovered and confiscated weapons and heavy rounds of ammunition.

It should not be forgotten that commandos have already released a number of military and civilian prisoners from Taliban prisons in several provinces of the country.

Earlier, Afghan security officials say the commando forces have carried out an operation on a Taliban’s prison in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...

Security officials stated, that in an operation carried out by the Afghan Commando forces on a Taliban prison in Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province.

At least 27 prisoners held in the captivity of the Talibs were released and freed during the Wednesday night operation.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/27/2021 00:18 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [15 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

Blast in Kabul's PD5 Hits Vehicle, Kills 1
[ToloNews] At least one person was killed in a blast that hit a vehicle in Kabul city on Tuesday morning, Kabul police confirmed in a statement.

The blast took place about 11:15 am local time in PD5 of Kabul city, Kabul police said, who added that an investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Previously, eyewitnesses said that a driver of a car was killed and a passenger was maimed in the blast.

No group including the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
has grabbed credit for the blast.
Kabul police told the media, at least one person was killed in a targeted magnetic IED explosion in PD5 of Kabul city, in the Adeh-Ghazni area.

Reports indicated a personal Toyota station wagon type vehicle was targeted in the explosion.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [11 views] Top|| File under:

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100 Jihadists Killed in French-Malian Offensive
[AnNahar] A 100 jihadists were killed this month in a joint Franco-Malian offensive in the West African country's lawless center, the Malian army said Tuesday.
They’re probably the Group to Support Islam and Moslems (GSIM), or in Arabic Jamaat Nusrat al-Islam wal-Moslemin (JNIM), the regional Al Qaeda in North Africa affiliate. Organizationally they report to Abdelmalik Droukdel’s group, which once upon a time was the Algerian jihadi group Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat. Whether they still do, since he was killed by the French last June, is an interesting question. The other possibility is that the deaders are AQ in North Africa, which also has bases in Mali, belatedly following Mr. Droukdel to Hell...
"A 100 forces of Evil were neutralized, about 20 captured and several cycle of violences and war equipment were seized" during the operation with La Belle France's Barkhane force, which aims to eradicate jihadists in the Sahel region
... North Africa's answer to the Pak tribal areas...
, the Malian army said on its website.
Posted by: trailing wife || 01/27/2021 02:20 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [2 views] Top|| File under: al-Qaeda in North Africa

Iraqi resistance cell attacks US supply convoy in Naseriyah area
[SouthFront] On January 25, a supply convoy of the US military was targeted by an IED attack in the Naseriyah area in the Iraqi province of Dhi Qar. There were no confirmed reports about casualties and most likely the explosion caused material damage only.

Over the past months, attacks on US supply convoys in the country have become a regular occurrence and their intensity has been growing.

Recently, the Islamic Resistance in Iraq – ‘Ashab al-Kahf, one of the groups responsible for attacks on US convoys, declared that it will attack not only supply convoys but US troops also in the provinces of Kirkuk, Saladin and Nineveh. By this move, anti-US forces likely seek to limit the freedom of movement of US troops in the country.
Posted by: badanov || 01/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [12 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran Proxies

MB in Israel leader shot dead in Jaffa, 2nd man moderately wounded
[IsraelTimes] Fatality named as Muhammad Abu Nijm; earlier, 145 people arrested overnight in northern village of Tur’an over suspected involvement in brawls, shootings, arson.
Arab on Arab — though Hamas loudly proclaims this yet another Israeli assassination — but with potential concerns for Israel.
A bigwig in the Islamic Movement
...the Islamic Movement in Israel is the local branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, appearing on the scene in the 1970s, then splitting into the usual militant and political arms: the outlawed militant Northern Branch, based in Umm al-Fahm in the Galilee, and the Southern Branch, based in Kafr Qasim near Tel Aviv, which hopes to achieve the same goals via Israeli politics and is part of the Obama-era Arab Joint List project. It’s been estimated that 10% of Israel’s Arabs are connected to the organization, if only as recipients of its many charities. Raed Saleh is the Northern Branch’s fiery big kahuna, though he fancies the title "Sheikh of Al Aqsa" as more suitable, and openly supports Hamas, Erdogan’s Turkey, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. He cycles in and out of Israeli prisons for all the usual reasons...
was rubbed out and a second man suffered a sucking chest wound moderately injured on Sunday when a gunman opened fire in the central city of Jaffa.
The Northern Branch expanded into Jaffa two decades ago, belatedly attracted by the 40% of the population that is Arab...
Mohammad Abu Nijm, a well-known activist in the political movement,
...in this case alternate terms for fiery emir and Muslim terror group, though no doubt he oversaw the charities as well...
was critically injured in the shooting. He and the second man were taken to Wolfson Hospital in Holon for treatment, where Abu Nijm later departed this vale of tears.
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Posted by: trailing wife || 01/27/2021 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [15 views] Top|| File under: Muslim Brotherhood

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