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11 Children Rescued From New Mexico Compound Run by Army Muslim Extremists
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-Lurid Crime Tales-
11 Children Rescued From New Mexico Compound Run by Army Muslim Extremists
[DailyCaller] Nearly a dozen children were discovered living in appalling conditions on a compound in rural New Mexico on Friday, when authorities raided the property looking for a missing 3-year-old boy.

Police didn’t find the boy but they discovered 11 other children between one and 15-years-old being held in the "saddest living conditions and poverty I have seen," Taos County Sheriff Jerry Hogrefe said in a statement posted to the agency’s Facebook page Saturday.

In charge of the makeshift residence were Siraj Wahhaj, 39, and Lucas Morten, heavily armed men believed to be "extremist[s] of the Muslim belief," Hogrefe said. When police arrived on the scene, Wahhaj was armed with an AR-15-style rifle and several loaded 30-round magazines, plus four loaded pistols.

The suspects initially refused to surrender to authorities, but were eventually taken into custody without injury. Three women who appeared to be the children’s mothers ‐ Jany Leveille, 35; Hujrah Wahhaj, 38; and Subhannah Wahha, 35 ‐ were released after questioning on Friday but later arrested and charged with neglect and child abuse after further investigation, police said.

Related: News24 - Moms of 11 children found at New Mexico compound arrested
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/07/2018 02:52 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6478 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

#1  Surprise, just because Third World trash get brought into America, doesn't change them from Third World trash.
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 08/07/2018 3:43 Comments || Top||

#2  2 06:33 Jack Chaiter7913

Why are the mods deleting Jack Chaiter7913 comments?
Other than swearing, today's comments were pretty much on par with many of the other comments.
I enjoy this site for it's well reasoned discourse, but it seems to have changed over the last few years. Even European Conservative has reduced his comments, maybe due to the fact that the banter is all one sided?
Posted by: jvalentour || 08/07/2018 7:03 Comments || Top||

#3  Saw this on the local news last night.

Somehow they didn't mention the extremist Mooselimb attributes of the adults.

They did mention that there were assault rifles and other dangerous weapons present in the compound, though.
Posted by: Mullah Richard || 08/07/2018 8:21 Comments || Top||

#4  This camp doesn't seem as well run as the Islambergs scattered around the country.
Posted by: Rob Crawford || 08/07/2018 8:27 Comments || Top||

#5  "saddest living conditions and poverty I have seen,

Jerry ain't been to the MENA then has he.
Posted by: AlanC || 08/07/2018 8:51 Comments || Top||

#6  #2 2 06:33 Jack Chaiter7913
Why are the mods deleting Jack Chaiter7913 comments?


Jvalentour - I regularly Spamcop, but don't delete, his spewed racist incomprehensible drivel. That's about 95% of it. If it's coherent I leave it to encourage better behavior
Posted by: Frank G || 08/07/2018 8:55 Comments || Top||

#7  I had wondered the same thing JV. Thanks for the explanation Frank.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 08/07/2018 8:59 Comments || Top||

#8  Personally, I think JC is a bot most of the time.
Posted by: gorb || 08/07/2018 9:12 Comments || Top||

#9  Why are the mods deleting Jack Chaiter7913 comments? It's not just Jack.

Comments...
1) add detail or updates to original article
2) provide alternative perspectives on article subject matter or discussion content
3) share personal experience with subject matter which readers may have been fortunate to not have encountered
4) add smug, sarcastic and sometimes humorous (in the author's mind) content

Or intentionally savage the reading audience with the deliberate intent of offensive agitation and alienation in the fashion of the sociopathic internet troll which provides none of the value above.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/07/2018 9:55 Comments || Top||

#10  I enjoy EC's thoughtful contributions. They often project a European perspective which may not be compliant with the mainstream content found here. He forces me to consider my own perspective of world events and the impact of our national policies in a global perspective.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/07/2018 10:00 Comments || Top||

#11  He does sometimes make me uncomfortable but not so as to want to slowly push a pencil into his eye, like Jack and others.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/07/2018 10:11 Comments || Top||

#12  #11 approved....eraser end first pls.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/07/2018 10:46 Comments || Top||

#13  Jack Chaiter7913 at one point called himself Hemingway, and posed as a man who’d worn the uniform. Pappy called him out on details clearly borrowed from some of the more dramatic of the anti-Viet Nam War movies and a writing style modelled on dishonourably discharged Sgt. Scott Beauchamp, famed for his lurid and wholly invented dispatches reporting on troop misbehaviour on the way to and in Iraq.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 10:49 Comments || Top||

#14  Jack Chaiter7913 at one point called himself Hemingway, and posed as a man

We don't need posers here.
Thanks for the information.
Posted by: jvalentour || 08/07/2018 11:33 Comments || Top||

#15  Interesting TW. Thanks. I find EC worth reading. I find some agreement, sometimes, but worth reading. I appreciate his tenacity.

"approved....eraser end first pls".

Hah, remind me to discuss my first eye surgery someday. It started with a sharp poke in my eye, I said ouch, everyone jumped back, anesthesiologist said "Let me turn this on. Sorry." Got worse from there. Memorable. And MUCH better than second attempt. Remember always, it is called medical "practice".

Oh, this (sorta) conforms to:

3) share personal experience with subject matter which readers may have been fortunate to not have encountered
4) add smug, sarcastic and sometimes humorous (in the author's mind) content.
Posted by: Whiskey Mike || 08/07/2018 11:40 Comments || Top||

#16  Jack's IQ is unquestionably a fraction of that of Maxine Waters. He continues to contribute absolutely nothing to the good of the order, but we are down to our last troll. Something to possibly consider I suppose.
Posted by: Besoeker || 08/07/2018 12:04 Comments || Top||

#17  advertise for Chew Toys?
Posted by: Frank G || 08/07/2018 12:11 Comments || Top||

#18  Another al-Fuqra encampment?
Posted by: Mad Eye Bluetooth1234 || 08/07/2018 15:11 Comments || Top||

#19  I miss 'Muck and 'Joe, if Jack dropped passed the event horizon to never return ....Yay!
Posted by: magpie || 08/07/2018 15:31 Comments || Top||

#20  I miss Liberalhawk... but, then, that was something like 12 years ago and he wasn't a troll.
Posted by: Secret Master || 08/07/2018 15:37 Comments || Top||

#21  While we're on the subject, I've seen someone using the tu3031 handle at Ace's site, in the comments.
Posted by: Raj || 08/07/2018 17:11 Comments || Top||

#22  In no particular order:

Y’all are very welcome. I strongly dislike having to tell someone “No”, and even more strongly dislike having to do so repeatedly — management does not come naturally to me, I’m afraid. But when Fred was so sick we were afraid he might die, (he’s fine now), and Dr. Steve got so busy with the new Obamacare patients and regulations, I was the moderator with free time to deal with stuff. I’ve done my best, and am grateful to the latest additions to the team, who’ve been wonderful.

I’ve occasionally seen Mike Sylwester and Zenster elsewhere, too, which makes me happy.

Islamberg/Al Fuqra: This lot look like self-starting amateurs, not formally connected to anyone, which no doubt is ehy they were so easily overrun by the authorities. Al Fuqra will be likely be a harder nut to crack once our people finally decide to take action.

Besoeker, we still have drunken voice-to-text guy...

I adore European Conservative, though we disagree on the subject of President Trump, and he was for succoring the victims of the Syrian situation in the early days. But I don’t always agree even with Mr. Wife —it’s the human condition. EC is knowledgeable, thoughtful, polite, and he has worn his country’s uniform (as does his son now), so his words deserve to be addressed thoughtfully, it seems to me.

Whiskey Mike, your eye surgery story is appalling — you are a much braver man than I. When the potassium IV drip they put me on before that sudden, unexpected surgery back in 2005 burned going in, Mr. Wife made them stop it until I was unconscious a few minutes later. I cannot imagine going through with eye surgery under the conditions you describe.
Posted by: trailng wife || 08/07/2018 18:40 Comments || Top||

#23  This isn't intended to hijack the thread, or overshadow Whiskey Mike's eye surgery (sounds painful!), but I had a heart attack in early April, caused by three blocked arteries. Long story short - my roommate (local cop who's seen a lot of this sort of thing) says I shouldn't be here right now, and it put a dent in my tax practice. I don't know or maybe I've avoided thinking about thinking if this means anything beyond what actually happened, but there it is - count my blessings and go on with life.
Posted by: Raj || 08/07/2018 18:52 Comments || Top||

#24  Conversations have been known to wander around here, Raj, so no worries. I’m very glad you are still around! Your practice will pick up again after you’ve fully recovered, I have no doubt. On the subject of gratitude, thank you for your part in my education since you made your way here. :-) Plenty of time to discover whether it means anything more later.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 19:41 Comments || Top||

#25  New tax laws Raj, more employment, higher wages. Tax counsel seekers will be a bumper crop this year! Congrats on your recovery.
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/07/2018 21:11 Comments || Top||

#26  push a pencil

Left eye, please! The damned thing's not focusing close enough for dim-light reading, anyway... and then there's the big, distracting dangling-spider floater.
Posted by: Zenobia Floger6220 || 08/07/2018 23:59 Comments || Top||


-Land of the Free
Police order crowd dispersal after projectiles thrown at protesters in US
[DAWN] Activists hurled rocks and bottles during a rally in the US city of Portland, Oregon organised by two far-right groups that drew a counter protests, said police, which ordered demonstrators to leave not long after the marches got under way.

Police in the western state of Oregon’s largest city had maintained a heavy presence during the duelling demonstrations, which had raised fears of a replay of last year’s "Unite the Right" protests in Charlottesville, Virginia that ended in bloodshed.

The projectiles were thrown at officers, said police, who ordered those in the area to "immediately disperse" ‐ warning "failure to comply with this order may subject you to arrest or citation, and may subject you to the use of riot control agents or impact weapons."

Footage of the rallies that drew hundreds showed plumes of smoke rising in the city of about 640,000 people. Portland police later said "protest officers seized firework mortars," while some activists on the left accused police of shooting "stun grenades." Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys, right-wing groups linked to violence at a previous Portland rally, were marching in the city’s Tom McCall Waterfront Park in support of Patriot Prayer founder Joey Gibson, who is running as a Republican for the US Senate.

A group called Popular Mobilisation had also organised a counter-demonstration at the park, accompanied by a marching band and protesters in clown costumes.
Posted by: Fred || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6459 views] Top|| File under: Antifa

#1  Right wing groups linked to violence. Lovely. Because the violent Left won't let them exercise their freedom of speech and assembly.

Stopping free speech with violence is not stopping fascism. It IS fascism!
Posted by: Herb McCoy || 08/07/2018 2:00 Comments || Top||

#2  Activists hurled rocks and bottles during a rally in the US city of Portland, Oregon organised by two far-right groups that drew a counter protests, said police, which ordered demonstrators to leave not long after the marches got under way.

Sorry, Antifa is far left, not far right. Hence the conflict.

As far as Antifa is concerned: Mission Accomplished, the other group's protest was dismissed via using the police as a tool.
Posted by: gorb || 08/07/2018 9:17 Comments || Top||

#3  Where is the drone video headcount and facial recognition data? Is it just fed to the Feds[sic] and LEOs?
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/07/2018 10:09 Comments || Top||


Afghanistan
Key Taliban commander, his 6 comrades killed in Takhar operations
[KhaamaPress] A key commander of the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
group and his six comrades were killed during the operations in northeastern Takhar province of Afghanistan.

The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North said the Taliban Überstürmbannführer Mullah Ajmal and his comrades were killed in Baharak district.

According to a statement released by Shaheen Corps, the operations were conducted in the vicinity of Anbar Koh area of the district.

The anti-government armed Death Eater groups including Talibs have not commented regarding the report so far.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under: Taliban


Army soldiers suffer casualties in an explosion in Kabul
[KhaamaPress] The soldiers of the Afghan National Army (ANA) suffered casualties in an kaboom in capital Kabul late Sunday.

Sources in Kabul security commandment confirmed the incident and said the kaboom took place late on Sunday evening in Paghman district.

The sources further added that two army soldiers bit the dust in the kaboom and two others sustained injuries.

In the meantime, a police official in Paghman district said the kaboom was caused by an improvised bomb planted on a roadside.

The official said the blast targeted an army vehicle on patrol, leaving two dead and three others maimed.

No individual or group has so far grabbed credit behind the incident.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under:


13 family members of a Taliban commander killed, wounded in premature IED blast
[KhaamaPress] At least 13 family members of the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
Taliban Überstürmbannführer
were killed or maimed in a premature blast triggered by an improvised bomb in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government media office in a statement said the incident took place on Sunday afternoon in the vicinity of Garamser district.

The statement further added that the incident took place in Shamal area of the district inside the house of a Taliban Überstürmbannführer identified as Baran who was also killed in the kaboom.

According to the provincial government, the Taliban Überstürmbannführer was busy making improvised bombs when the incident took place, leaving himself dead along with two other family members.

At least eleven others including seven children and four women also sustained critical wounds in the kaboom, the provincial government added.

Taliban and other gunnies often use IED as the weapon of their choice to target the security forces and government but in majority of such attacks ordinary civilians are targeted, besides such attacks often claims the lives of the gunnies as well.

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) in its latest report stated that 1,692 non-combatants were killed in the first six months of 2018.

According to UNAMA, the use of improvised bombs (IEDs) in attacks by Anti-Government Elements remained the leading cause of civilian casualties.

"The combined use of suicide and non-suicide IEDs caused nearly half of all civilian casualties. Continuing trends first documented last year by UNAMA, the majority of IED casualties were caused by suicide and complex attacks, which again were responsible for record high civilian casualties, resulting in 1,413 civilian casualties (427 deaths and 986 injured), a 22 per cent increase," UNAMA said.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6457 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  Is that a Worksmans Comp thingy?
Posted by: Steven. || 08/07/2018 2:09 Comments || Top||

#2  that stuffs gonna happen if you keep buying "Bomb Kits for Martyrs" from Haliburton....
Posted by: Phoper Brown5844 || 08/07/2018 9:08 Comments || Top||

#3  Sometimes ya gotta pull the Family Tree Stick out by the roots
Posted by: Frank G || 08/07/2018 9:19 Comments || Top||

#4  "Clear the dinner dishes kids. I need the table."
Posted by: Skidmark || 08/07/2018 10:03 Comments || Top||


Arabia
Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi ballistic missile targeting Najran
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Saudi air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired by the Houthi
...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 Yemeni government has accused the Houthis of having ties to the Iranian government, which wouldn't suprise most of us. 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 ...
militias towards the city of Najran
a city in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the border with Yemen. It is the capital of Najran Province and a favored target of Houthirocket forces....
on Monday night.

A military source said that air defense forces destroyed the missile at around 8:30 p.m. local time (0530 GMT) after it entered Saudi air space.

On July 19, Saudi air defense forces also destroyed a Houthi missile targeting Jazan. Another Houthi ballistic missile was launched targeting Najran on July 18.
Posted by: Fred || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Houthis


India-Pakistan
Imran Khan officially nominated for PM
[ARABNEWS] Pakistain Tehrik-e-Insaf
...a political party in Pakistan. PTI was founded by former Pakistani cricket captain and philanthropist Imran Khan. The party's slogan is Justice, Humanity and Self Esteem, each of which is open to widely divergent interpretations....
(PTI) Chairman Imran Khan
... aka Taliban Khan, who who convinced himself that playing cricket qualified him to lead a nuclear-armed nation with severe personality problems...
was formally nominated on Monday as the party’s official candidate for the post of prime minister.

The resolution nominating him was presented by Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Wormtongue Qureshi at the PTI’s first parliamentary committee meeting in Islamabad.

The resolution was accepted by all the party’s leaders, who congratulated Khan on the nomination.

"The issues over why the nation voted us into power need to be addressed as a priority," he said at the meeting.

"The country is in an economic crisis and we need to steer it out of it. We will approach overseas Paks for repayment of debts."
Posted by: Fred || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6460 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan


Iraq
Iraq Sentences Two Europeans to Life for IS Membership
[AnNahar] An Iraqi court on Monday sentenced a French man and a German woman to life in prison in the latest punishments handed down for belonging to the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
jihadist group.

Frenchie Lahcen Gueboudj, 58, and a German woman whose name was given only as Nadia were sentenced separately at the Baghdad central criminal court, according to an AFP journalist.

Nadia's mother, a German woman of Moroccan origin, was sentenced to death in January for IS membership but the sentence was later commuted to life, which in Iraq is equivalent to 20 years.

The mother and daughter were placed in durance vile
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
in July 2017 in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
, the jihadists' former de-facto capital in Iraq where the government declared victory over IS in December last year.

Wearing a black abaya in court, Nadia said she traveled from Syria to Iraq "to run away from the people of IS."

Speaking in German with a few Arabic words, she said she traveled to Syria from The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...the decaying remnant of the Ottoman Empire....
with her mother, her daughter Yamana and her mentally disabled sister who was killed in a bombardment.

Nadia's lawyer stressed that she was a minor at the time and that her marriage to an IS jihadist in Syria was "not a decision taken by an adult in full conscience."

The French defendant, meanwhile, refuted statements made during his interrogations.

"I signed confessions in Arabic without knowing what was written," said Gueboudj, with short grey hair and stubble, wearing a brown prison uniform.

"I would never have left La Belle France, if my eldest son Nabil, 25-years-old, hadn't gone to Syria," he said in French.

"I wanted to convince him to return with us to La Belle France," added Gueboudj.

The French citizen had traveled with his wife and children to Turkey before entering Syria, and later being arrested in Iraq.
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State

#1  "I would never have left La Belle France, if my eldest son Nabil, 25-years-old, hadn't gone to Syria," he said in French. "I wanted to convince him to return with us to La Belle France," added Gueboudj. The French citizen had traveled with his wife and children to Turkey before entering Syria, and later being arrested in Iraq.

I call hi jinx. Why bring your wife and kiddies to bring back your Wayward Son?
Posted by: Frank G || 08/07/2018 9:32 Comments || Top||


20 people killed, injured as pro-govt troops’ weapon stash explodes, north of Karbala
Karbala (IraqiNews.com) Twenty people were killed and injured as a weapon stash for the pro-government paramilitary troops went kaboom! in Karbala, a security source said on Monday.

Speaking to Baghdad Today website, the source said, "the kaboom of a weapon stash for the al-Abbass combat division [part of al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces)] in al-Wand region, north of Karbala, left one person killed and 19 others injured, in addition to some damages to the houses, as missiles fell on them."

The division announced forming three committees, after the kaboom, for investigations.

According to BasNews website, a number of fighters were killed due to the kaboom.

Ambulances rushed to the kaboom scene to transfer the victims, while fire engines were putting off the huge fire that broke out.

PMFs store weapons at populated regions, which endangers people’s lives, according to media reports.

A similar kaboom previously took place in Husseiniya region in Sadr City, which left around 50 houses destroyed, tens of people killed and injured.

The Shia-led fighters get part of its weapons and ammunition from Iran, either in the form of gifts or sales, that Iraqi government should pay for.

PMFs, an alliance of more than 60 mostly Shia militias, have been actively engaged in the government’s campaign that ran since October 2016 against the Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
, which declared a self-styled "caliphate" from djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
in June 2014
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iraq


Mosul clearance continues: 13 turbans tied up, 2+ more toes up, 9 innocents and 3 uniforms kaboomed


Thirteen Islamic State members arrested in infiltration attempt, east of Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Thirteen Islamic State members were arrested as they attempted infiltration into a village, east of Mosul, a police source said on Sunday.

Speaking to BasNews, Cap. Waad Jalal, of the intelligence department of Nineveh police, said, “security troops besieged Bazwaya village, as information showed several Islamic State members were sneaking into the village.”

Troops, according to Jalal, “arrested 13 IS members and took them to the police station for investigations ahead of being sent to court.”

Iraqi officer killed, two army soldiers wounded in two bomb blasts in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A police officer was killed, while two other soldiers of the Iraqi army were wounded in two bomb blasts, east of Mosul, a security source said on Sunday.

Speaking to Shafaq News website, the source said an officer was killed, while detonating a bomb in al-Quds district, east of Mosul.

Moreover, two army soldiers were injured as a bomb blast targeted a military patrol on the main road to Hammam al-Alil region, south of Mosul.

Islamic State members killed in confrontations against Federal Police, west of Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) Several Islamic State members were killed in confrontations against Federal Police, west of Mosul City, a local official said on Sunday.

In remarks to the Kurdistan Democratic Party’s website, Kermanj Abdullah, head of the party’s branch in Makhmur, said “the confrontations took place when Federal Police troops from Makhmur were heading toward villages of Qarraj region. As they arrived, they were attacked by Islamic State members.”

As per preliminary information, “several Islamic State members were killed,” Abdullah said.

Two Islamic State members killed during confrontations in Mosul

Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) Two Islamic State members, who targeted a mayor in west of Mosul, through a bomb, were killed, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.

In a statement by the Security Media Center, Maj. Gen. Saad Maan said joint troops “backed by Nineveh police managed to kill two Islamic State members, who planted a bomb to target the mayor of al-Quds district.”

The militants, according to the statement, “were killed during confrontations in west of Mosul.”

Nine people killed in booby-trapped house in Mosul, once back from refugee camp

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) A family, composed of nine people, was killed as their booby-trapped house exploded, west of Mosul, a security source from Nineveh police said on Monday.

“A family, composed of nine persons, was killed after they returned, this morning, from al-Jadaa refugee camp back to their house in al-Yabsat region in western Mosul. Their house, which was booby-trapped by Islamic State members, went off once they entered,” Cap. Ahmed Tawfiq, told BasNews.

Security troops, according to Tawfiq, “rushed to the blast spot and transferred the victims to forensic medicine department in Mosul.”
Posted by: trailing wife || 08/07/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6458 views] Top|| File under: Islamic State


Diyala border dead dudes: 3 turbans, big turban permanently unwound


Pro-govt forces kill three Islamic State militants in Iraq

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) – Three Islamic State militants were killed on Sunday during a security campaign in Mutibijah border area between Diyala and Salahuddin provinces, a security source was quoted as saying.

“A force from al-Hashd al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces) managed to kill three IS militants before fleeing towards desert areas in Mutibijah border area between Diyala and Salahuddin provinces,” the source told Almaalomah website.

The source noted that the security forces and PMFs are determined to continue their efforts to dislodge Islamic State militants from Mutibijah.

Senior Islamic State member killed in airstrike between Diyala, Salahuddin

Diyala (IraqiNews.com) A prominent Islamic State member killed in an airstrike on the borders between Diyala, Salahuddin provinces, a security source said on Monday.

“Confirmed information indicated death of Abu Hamza, a prominent Islamic State member in Mutaibija basin, on borders between Diyala and Salahuddin in an airstrike two days ago,” the source told Baghdad Today website.

Speaking on condition of anonymity, the source added, “Abu Hamza is a prominent within the so-called Diyala State. He is involved in several operations against checkpoints in liberated villages in Udhaim town and areas in its vicinity.”
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Islamic State member arrested for fighting against Iraqi troops in Kirkuk: Ministry
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A dangerous Islamic State
...formerly ISIS or ISIL, depending on your preference. Before that al-Qaeda in Iraq, as shaped by Abu Musab Zarqawi. They're 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 the pols talk they're not really Moslems....
member, who took part in attacks against Iraqi security troops, has been jugged
Please don't kill me!
, the Interior Ministry said on Monday.

In a statement on Monday, Maj. Gen. Saad Maan, spokesperson for the ministry, said, "the intelligence department of Federal Police in Kirkuk managed to arrest one of the dangerous Islamic State members after setting an ambush for him."

The hard boy, according to Maan, "confessed to fighting against army and al-hashd al-shaabi (Popular Mobilization Forces)."
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Three people of one family killed in armed attack, fourth kidnapped, south of Salahuddin
Salahuddin (IraqiNews.com) Three people were killed, while the fourth was kidnapped in an armed attack, south of Salahuddin, a security source said on Monday.

Speaking to Baghdad Today, the source said, "unidentified button men killed, in the evening, three people of one family and kidnapped another one in Zor Hawi al-Busat region, north of Samarra."

The button men then fled toward unknown destination, the source, who preferred anonymity, added.

"Security troops cordoned off the region in search for the perpetrators and the kidnapped one," according to the source.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
2 killed in IDF attack on Hamas position near Beit Lahiya
[Ynet] Palestinians open fire at IDF force in northern part of Gaza Strip, prompting retaliatory strike by the IDF, which killed two.
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Arson kite lands in West Bank settlement vineyard, causing fire but no damage, 13 arreste overnight
[IsraelTimes] A kite carrying incendiary materials landed Monday in an Israeli vineyard located in the West Bank, starting a small fire, which was quickly extinguished.

The kite came down in the Tura winery, near Mount Gerizim in the northern West Bank, close to the Paleostinian city of Nablus.

There was no damage to the vineyard, the winery owners said.

Security officials assessed that it was not the first time that Paleostinians in the West Bank have tried to copy the method used by those in the Gazoo Strip, Hadashot TV news reported.

Last month a fire balloon was found in the Gilo neighborhood of Jerusalem, which lies adjacent to Beit Jala and Bethlehem in the Paleostinian Authority

13 Palestinians suspected of terror activity arrested overnight in West Bank

[Ynet] IDF, Shin Bet, Border Police and police forces enjugged
Maw! They're comin' to get me, Maw!
13 wanted Paleostinians in the West Bank overnight Sunday on suspicion they're involved in terror activity, popular terrorism and violent rioting. The suspects were taken in for questioning.

IDF discovers self-manufactured weapons at Ramallah checkpoint

[Ynet] The IDF discovered on Monday self-manufactured weapons at the "Focus" checkpoint in Ramallah, when the forces searched one of the incoming vehicles.
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IDF aircraft fires at Gazans as Hamas said to meet on battle plans, firefighters battle 9 fires
[IsraelTimes] Two reported injured after strike on balloon launchers; terror group warns it can inflict 'intolerable' damage on Israel, according to Hebrew-language report

The Israeli military fired at a group of Gazooks launching flaming balloons into southern Israel on Tuesday, as Hamas, the well-beloved offspring of the Moslem Brotherhood, reportedly prepared for a possible military confrontation should ceasefire talks fail.

The Israel Defense Forces confirmed in a statement that an aircraft fired at the group in the northern Gazoo Strip.

Two Paleostinians were maimed in the strike, which took place near the border fence with Israel east of Gazoo City, the Hamas-linked Paleostinian Information Center reported.

The Arclight airstrike occurred amid reports that Israel and Hamas could be nearing a truce that would see a halt in the cross-border attacks and the reopening of Gazoo’s sole cargo terminal with Israel.

Highlighting skepticism over a long-term ceasefire, Hamas’s politicianship met on Monday with brass hats in its military to discuss its preparedness for battle with Israel, according to a report in Israeli news site Ynet.

The meeting came a day after Israeli political and military brass huddled for several hours, but did not release any concrete decisions. Following the meeting, a statement from the cabinet said "the IDF is prepared for any scenario." It gave no indication if any decision on the truce had been made.

Paleostinian sources told Ynet that the Hamas meeting took place in response to the Israeli statement and that Hamas leaders warned they could inflict casualties that the Israeli public and government would not be able to tolerate.

A senior Hamas source in Gazoo said he was unaware of the meeting.

Firefighters battle nine blazes caused by incendiary kites from Gaza

[IsraelTimes] Since this morning, firefighters have worked to extinguish nine blazes caused by incendiary balloons in Israeli communities along the Gazoo Strip, a front man for the Israeli Fire and Rescue Services says.

The forces have managed to gain control of every fire, but are still working to completely extinguish a number of them.
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Southeast Asia
Duterte expects Muslim autonomy law to end conflict in Mindanao
[Xinhua] Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday expressed the hope that the new expanded Muslim autonomy law will finally end the decades-old conflict in Mindanao. In the signing ceremony for the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL), Duterte urged Filipino Muslims, the indigenous communities and Christian settlers living within the Bangsamoro areas "to actively participate in constructive discussions about the law in your homes, in your villages, and communities".

"But more importantly, I encourage you to take part in the upcoming plebiscite so that you may express your sovereignty through the ballot," Duterte added.

The BOL is the result of decades-long, on-and-off peace negotiations between the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MLIF) and the Philippine government. The law abolishes the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), established in 1989 after the government signed a peace deal with the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF).

The BOL then creates the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), or simply the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region. According to the BOL, the BARMM will have a parliamentary-democratic form of government, meaning that it is empowered to enact its own laws. Tribal laws will still apply to dispute of indigenous peoples within the region.

Under the BOL the new autonomous region gets a 75% share of the total national taxes collected within its territory. And the BARMM will also have an automatic allocation of the annual block grant, equivalent to 5 percent of the net national internal revenue of the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Bureau of Customs.

On defense and security, the national government will be responsible for the defense and security of the BARMM. The Philippine National Police will also organize, maintain, and supervise a police regional office to enforce the law. The BOL also allows members of the MNLF and MILF to be admitted to the police force.

The Bangsamoro government will be headed by a chief minister and a ceremonial leader called a Wali. There will be a parliament composed of 80 members.

The plebiscite for the establishment of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region will be held within three to five months after the effectivity of the BOL or between November and January next year. After the BOL is ratified in the plebiscite, the second phase of decommissioning of some MILF combatants will begin.
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#1  Oh that will last about a week. What happens Rodrigo when they come back demanding more including sharia in Manila? Gonna "compromise" on that too?
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11 Abu Sayyaf militants surrender in Sulu
[PhilStar] Eleven Abu Sayyaf rebels surrendered in Talipao, Sulu on Wednesday. Military spokesman Divino Rey Pabayo named the militants as Rodzhaimer Asiri Bagade, Aldimar Amil Alih, Abraham Bantolan, Alben Samsorane Hajan, Micheal Using Amil, Winison Ayhal Saldi, Muhaimen Tikusan Mahadulla, Madjiri Ibnil Bagade, Kinni Salih Adjal, Me Abdulmasa Hajiri and Radz Abdulmasa Hajiri. The men also turned over their firearms to the Second Special Forces Battalion in Barangay Samak.

A military official said some of the rebels expressed confidence that their surrender would clear them of involvement in the bombing in Lamitan, Basilan on Tuesday.

A total of 76 Abu Sayyaf militants have surrendered in Sulu since January of this year.
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Two bombing suspects nabbed in southern Thailand
[Bangkok Post] Two men suspected of involvement in a bombing at an ATM in Pattani province on May 20 were detained last Friday. A combined team of police, soldiers and forensic officials searched two locations in Yarang district and managed to arrest the two suspects.

In the first raid, Malawi Maming was apprehended at his house in Yarang district. The officials later raided another house in the same district and arrested Maruding Maming. The pair were held in military custody for interrogation.

Earlier this month, soldiers detained four men suspected of involvement in the fatal shooting of a highway police officer in Pattani province on Jan 11, 2013. The four suspects -- Romdon Maruesatae, Burahan Bueraheng, Nura-almadfaris Salae, and Arhamadphikhi Jaema -- were nabbed during a military raid on a house in Sai Buri district early on the morning on August 1.

A source said an intelligence unit found out that insurgents had planned to carry out bomb blasts in three districts -- Bannang Sata, Krong Pinang and Than Tho -- of Yala and Mayor district of Pattani. This caused security officers to tighten security in those areas.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
General Security Opens 17 Centers for Syrians Wishing to Return Home
[AnNahar] Leb's General Security agency announced Monday that it has opened 17 centers across the country that would receive applications for Syrians who want to travel back home.

The statement said Syrians in Leb could call hotlines and "regularize" their status with authorities in case of outstanding legal or security problems.

It did not provide details on what was needed for applications or under what circumstances they might be rejected.

Syria's government for its part is to set up a committee to coordinate repatriating millions of its nationals who fled the country's seven-year conflict, state media has said.

The Syrian cabinet on Sunday "agreed to create a coordination body for the return of those displaced abroad to their cities and villages," state news agency SANA reported.

The conflict has displaced more than five million Syrians outside the country, the United Nations
...where theory meets practice and practice loses...
says, with more than half displaced to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...just another cheapjack Moslem dictatorship, brought to you by the Moslem Brüderbund....
and most of the rest split between Leb and Jordan.

The committee "will take the necessary measures to settle the status of all those who were displaced and secure their return as security and basic services return to different regions," SANA said on Sunday.

It will take steps towards "ensuring they can lead normal lives and practice their jobs as before the war" which broke out in 2011, it added.

The coordination body is to "intensify contact with friendly countries to provide all facilitations and take suitable steps towards their return," SANA said.

Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir Pencilneck al-Assad
Despoiler of Deraa...
's regime has ousted rebels and jihadists from large parts of Syria since 2015 when its ally Russia launched a military intervention in the country.

But much of Syria lies in ruins, the economy is shattered, and many male refugees voice fear of being drafted into the regime's armed forces.

Last month, Russia presented the United States with plans for the coordinated return of refugees to Syria.

The proposal includes the establishment of working groups in both Leb and Jordan, involving U.S. and Russian officials.

Also in July, Russia's chief Syria negotiator Alexander Lavrentiev visited Damascus, Amman and Beirut.

According to the Syrian presidency, Assad told Lavrentiev that "Syria is bent on all its sons returning."

In comments to the Russian media, Assad appealed for Syrian refugees -- especially those who had their own businesses in the country -- to return.

Countries hosting Syrians, including Turkey and Leb, have ramped up demands in recent months for refugees to return to safe areas in their homeland.

Over the same period, hundreds of Syrians have left Leb in organized returns, coordinated between authorities in Beirut and Damascus.

Several thousand have also independently returned home in recent years.
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Iran protests resume for 6th day amid violent clashes with security forces
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Trump reimposes Iran sanctions to exert ‘maximum economic pressure’
[ARABNEWS] Donald Trump
...New York real estate developer, described by Dems as illiterate, racist, misogynistic, and what ever other unpleasant descriptions they can think of, elected by the rest of us as 45th President of the United States...
on Monday signed an executive order reimposing a raft of economic sanctions on Iran over the country's nuclear program.

The US president said earlier this year he would pull his country out of the 2015 deal, which curbed Iran's ability to enrich uraniam to certain levels in exchange for an end to crippling sanctions.

He said the reintroduction of the sanctions were designed to levy "maximum economic pressure" on Tehran.

However,
the difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits...
Trump also said he remains open to forging a new nuclear deal with Iran.

"I remain open to reaching a more comprehensive deal that addresses the full range of the regime's malign activities, including its ballistic missile program and its support for terrorism," Trump said.

A first phase of the sanctions against Iran goes into effect overnight.

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Assad’s regime steps up anti-Daesh push near Sweida
[ARABNEWS] Syrian regime forces bombed late Sunday a desert area under the control of ISIS near the province of Sweida in southern Syria, a war monitor said.

"The bombing and fighting between the regime forces and ISIS have intensified during the evening and are continuing," said Rami Abdel Rahmane, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

"The regime is advancing to the north and northeast of Sweida," adjacent to the desert zone of the southern province, he told AFP.

This military operation would be "the start of a regime offensive to dislodge IS (ISIS) from this pocket" in the Badiya desert of Sweida, he said, adding that "a major military reinforcement (of regime troops) is massing" in the area.

The fighting comes as Russia failed in its negotiations to free some 30 civilian hostages of the Druze religious minority taken by ISIS last month.

The kidnappings followed a series of coordinated attacks on Sweida province which left more than 250 people dead.

On Sunday, the Observatory and news website Sweida24 announced that ISIS had decapitated one of the hostages, a 19-year-old male student.

This execution, the first since the abductions, came "after the failure of the negotiations with the regime forces," according to the Observatory.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an Arab-Kurd alliance which fought against ISIS with the support of the US, indicated Sunday that it was ready to exchange with ISIS captured forces of Evil for the remaining Druze civilian hostages.
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