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Violence and dozens of arson attacks in Copenhagen after anti-Islam politician throws Koran in migrant neighbourhood
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Afghanistan
179 militants killed in North since the launch of Taliban’s spring offensive: military
[KhaamaPress] The Afghan Military in the North has announced that 179 Talibs including 15 commanders of the group hailing from Afghanistan as well as abroad have been killed in Northern and Northeastern provinces of the country since the group announced the launch of its spring offensive "Al-Fath".
The announcement was last Friday, 12 April. It sounds like all parties involved have been busy since then.
The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the bandidos Lions of Islam were killed during the festivities in Badakhshan, Kunduz, Baghlan, Balkh, Sar-e-Pul
...a city and eponymous province in northern Afghanistan, population about 500,000. Demographically it is majority Tadjik and Uzbek. There are small Pashtun, Arab, and Hazara
...a grouping of Dari-speaking people of Sino-Tibetan descent inhabiting Afghanistan and Pakistain. They are predominantly Shia Moslems and not particularly warlike, which makes them favored targets...
communities, of which the Hazaras mostly don't bother anyone...

, and Faryab provinces.

The statement further added that 77 bandidos Lions of Islam including their 6 commanders were also maimed during the same festivities.

According to 209th Shaheen Corps, Talibs intensified their attacks in northern parts of the country after announcing their spring offensive but the Afghan armed forces effective responded and repulsed the attacks with the resistance of the ground forces and Arclight airstrikes carried out by the Air Forces.

The 209th Shaheen Corps also confirmed that 7 security personnel also bit the dust during the festivities and 11 others sustained injuries but the civilians have not suffered casualties so far.

The anti-government armed bandidos Lions of Islam including Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have not commented regarding the report so far.
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More than 50 Taliban militants killed, wounded in Kunduz clashes
[KhaamaPress] More than 50 Taliban
...Arabic for students...
have been killed or maimed during the festivities with the Afghan cops in northern Kunduz province, the Afghan military said Sunday.

According to a statement released by 217th Pamir Corps of the Afghan Military in the Northeast on Monday, at least 40 Talibs have been killed and 12 others including their commanders have been maimed during the festivities in the past 24 hours in Kunduz province.

The Commander of 217th Pamir Corps Gen. Nabiullah Mirzayi said the Taliban offensive in Kunduz were repulsed with the deployment of additional forces and air support.

The statement by 217th Pamir Corps also added that the Afghan Air Force carried out Arclight airstrikes in the outskirts of Kunduz city using A-29 light attack aircraft, leaving at least 12 murderous Moslems dead and two others maimed including a big shot of the group identified as Mawlvi Nasir.

Teh anti-government armed murderous Moslems including Taliban have not commented in this regard so far.
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10 militants killed in joint Afghan-coalition forces operation in Ghazni
[KhaamaPress] At least ten gunnies were killed during a joint operation of the Afghan and coalition forces in south-eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast issued a statement late on Sunday evening confirming that ten gunnies were killed and three others including one of their commanders were maimed during a joint Afghan-coalition forces operation sin Gilan district of Ghazni.

The statement further added that the operations were conducted in Lawang and Khatak areas of the distric.t

According to 203rd Thunder Corps, the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
commander who has sustained injuries during the operation has been identified as Abdul Rahim.

The security forces also discovered a large weapons and explosive cache belong to Talibs during the same operation, the 203rd Thunder Corps said.

The anti-government armed gunnies including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.
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10 Taliban militants killed, 9 arrested in Kunduz and Badghis operations
[KhaamaPress] At least ten Talibs were killed and nine others were maimed during the operations which were conducted in Kunduz and Badghis province in the past 24 hours.

Informed military sources said Monday that the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in the picturesque provincial capital of Kunduz province killing 4 Taliban
...mindless ferocity in a turban...
fighters and arresting 9 others.

The sources further added that Arclight airstrikes were also conducted in Kunduz city which left 3 Taliban fighters dead.

"Airstrikes were conducted in Bala Murghab district of Badghis province in support of Afghan Security Forces killing 3 Taliban fighters," the sources added.

The anti-government armed forces of Evil including Taliban have not commented regarding the operations so far.
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Unknown Armed Men ‘Destroy’ Girls’ School In Farah
[ToloNews] As the new school year has begun almost one month ago, a girls school was "destroyed" in an attack by unknown gunnies in western Farah province on Sunday night, local officials confirmed. The school was set ablaze by some gunnies last year but it continued to provide education for almost 500 girls.

The officials said the gunnies entered the school and placed explosives inside the building and detonated it afterward.

The incident took place against Benafsha Girls High School in Tosak village on the outskirts of Farah city, said Dadullah Qaane, member of Farah Provincial Council.

At least 500 girls are enrolled in the school, he said, adding that the school had received threats many times.

No group has grabbed credit for the attack.
Statistics by the Ministry of Education show that 3.5 million children are deprived of education and at least 900 schools have remained closed across the country.
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Africa North
Nearly 150 killed in battle for Libya's Tripoli: WHO
[AlAhram] At least 147 people have been killed and 614 maimed in the offensive launched on April 4 by Libyan military strongman 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. 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...
to take the capital 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...
, the World Health Organization said Monday.

The festivities have displaced more than 18,000 people, according to the latest figures from the United Nations
...an idea whose time has gone...
Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

Fighting broke out as Haftar's forces sought to take control of Tripoli from loyalists of the internationally-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) which is based in the capital.

The rising number of casualties has prompted the World Health Organization to deploy surgical teams "to support Tripoli-area hospitals as they cope with the influx of trauma cases", the UN agency wrote on Twitter.

At least eight ambulances have been hit during festivities in the southern outskirts of the capital, as both sides have defied international calls to halt the fighting.

WHO urged "all parties to exercise restraint and avoid causing collateral damage to hospitals, ambulances and health workers".

In addition to ground fighting, both pro-government forces and Haftar's self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) carry out daily air raids and accuse each other of targeting civilians.
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Europe
Man in France stabs neighbor 15 times, says he ‘wanted to kill a Jew’
[IsraelTimes] 58-year-old non-Jewish victim repeatedly stabbed in attack said to be similar to two recent anti-Semitic murders in the country.
It’s like punching Nazis — having determined your target group, how can you be sure your victim is is not actually an innocent civilian?
A man in northern La Belle France said he stabbed his neighbor because he "wanted to kill a Jew."

The attack, first reported on April 8, occurred in Bourdon, a commune in the Somme department in northern La Belle France, on April 5, the French-language 20 Minutes news website reported.

The 58-year-old victim was stabbed 15 times in his abdomen and face. He was injured in the liver and gallbladder and underwent surgery, according to the report.

He was saved by a friend who was with him at the time of the assault, and came between the victim and the attacker.

The attacker, 18, was indicted for attempted murder due to race or ethnicity. He told witnesses that he "wanted to kill a Jew." According to the report, the victim is not Jewish.

The man reportedly also attacked two coppers, while attempting to escape from a hospital where he was scheduled to undergo hand surgery.

He also was scheduled to undergo psychiatric evaluation to determine whether he is criminally responsible, the report said, a procedure that could take several months, according to the National Bureau for Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism.

The BNVCA said in a statement that the crime is reminiscent of two fatal attacks against Jewish women.

In the first, prosecutors said Sarah Halimi, a 66-year-old teacher and physician, was murdered by her Moslem neighbor in April 2017, in part because she was Jewish. In the second, in March 2018, Mireille Knoll’s body was found burnt and stabbed in her Gay Paree apartment, after her neighbor had threatened to burn her.
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#1  If the "man" was a native Frenchmen, I'd expect to be treated to long lectures about racism and white supremacists, n'est-ce pas?
Posted by: g(r)omgoru || 04/16/2019 7:20 Comments || Top||

#2  Long enough that you would want to kill yourself, eh?
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/16/2019 11:04 Comments || Top||

#3  "Improbable history, eh, Sherman?
On Hermon, a permanent sermon:
From Alpha to Bravo,
A big fat octavo
Whose meaning is hard to determine."
Posted by: Slaing Scourge of the Ostrogoths2718 || 04/16/2019 12:23 Comments || Top||


Belgian convert arrested on terror charges
[IsraelTimes] Belgian authorities say they have placed in durance vile
... anything you say can and will be used against you, whether you say it or not...
a man on suspicion that he was part of a terrorist group and might have been planning an attack.

Federal prosecutors said Monday the 22-year-old Belgian man, identified as Jimmy K., is charged with "taking part in the activities of a terrorist group."

Searches were conducted in three Belgian towns in connection with the arrest but no weapons or explosives were found. No other details were provided.

State broadcaster RTBF says the man was detained early Sunday at his grandmother’s house in Wavre, 30 kilometers (19 miles) southeast of the capital, Brussels. It said he had converted to Islam and become radicalized and was in the early stages of preparing an attack. RTBF did not identify the source of its information.
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France jails 'jihadist' woman (22) accused over foiled terror attack in Paris (Notre Dame)
[TheJournal.ie] Ines Madani was jailed for encouraging would-be jihadists to go to Syria and participate in attacks against France.

ONE OF THREE women allegedly involved in a foiled plot in 2016 to blow up a car packed with gas canisters near the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris was today sentenced to eight years in prison by a French court for earlier offences.

Ines Madani, 22,
...the very connected ISIS recruiter and baby mastermind of its first all-girl jihadi cell, which fortunately was less competent than they intended...
was sentenced following a three-day trial during which she was accused of encouraging would-be jihadists to go to Syria and participate in attacks against France between March 2015 and June 2016.

She used Telegram – an encrypted messaging app widely used by jihadists to communicate.

Judge Isabelle Prevost-Desprez said that Madani was “recruited” by Oumar Diaw, also known as Abou Barrou, an influential jihadist of the Islamic State group.

She used different pseudonyms on social networks, pretending for example to be Abu Souleymane, a jihadist returned from Raqa to carry out attacks in France.

“You had some autonomy in the management of your personality…. Your determination marks your dangerousness,” Prevost-Desprez said.

Madani’s lawyer, Laurent Pasquet-Marinacce, said her client, aged 18 at the time, was “a girl in search of recognition and love”.

“This (the sentence) is an acceptable decision,” she said.

Madani’s trial for trying to set fire to the car filled with six gas cylinders near Notre Dame will begin on 23 September.

This article starring:
Ines Madani
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#1 
Posted by: Omorong Black8889 || 04/16/2019 9:01 Comments || Top||


Violence and dozens of arson attacks in Copenhagen after anti-Islam politician throws Koran in migrant neighbourhood
[Daily Mail, where America gets its news]
  • Far-right activist Rasmus Paludan threw Islam's holy book in the air several times

  • His provocation sparked violence in an immigrant-heavy Noerrebro district of Copenhagen

  • Counter-protesters threw cobblestones at him and at police who escorted him

  • Police said 23 were arrested last night after officers fired tear gas in clashes with protesters.

  • Paludan founded a small political party called Stram Kurs (Hard Line), which calls for Islam to be banned from Denmark.

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#1  Proving his point.
Posted by: Woodrow || 04/16/2019 6:45 Comments || Top||

#2  Did he dip it in bacon fat first?
Posted by: AlanC || 04/16/2019 7:03 Comments || Top||


Iraq
Iraq begins trial proceedings for 900 jihadist suspects
Trying ‘em fair before hanging ‘em high, where the gallows are constructed before the first witness is called..
[Rudaw] Iraq has begun trial proceedings for nearly 900 Iraqi suspected members of 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....
group caught fleeing jihadist territory in neighbouring Syria, a judicial source told AFP on Sunday.

They were handed over to Iraqi authorities by the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, which ousted IS from swathes of eastern Syria including territory bordering Iraq.

"We received the interrogation files of nearly 900 Iraqi ISIS (IS) members coming from Syria," the court official said, speaking anonymously because he was not authorised to talk to the media.

"The specialised terrorism court has begun setting dates for their trial in batches," the source added.

The nearly 900 suspected jihadists were transferred by the SDF to Iraqi custody in recent months as the remnants of IS’ once sprawling self-declared "caliphate" collapsed in neighbouring Syria.

Additional Iraqi suspects are in SDF custody and awaiting transferral, a security source told AFP Sunday.

"They will be handed over in batches on the Syrian-Iraqi border. They include very influential leaders, but IS had sought to keep them hidden," the security source said.

One of those destined to be handed over was deeply involved in IS’ efforts to develop chemical weapons, he said.

Iraq has already tried thousands of its own nationals incarcerated
Youse'll never take me alive coppers!... [BANG!]... Ow!... I quit!
on home soil for joining IS ‐ including women ‐ and has sentenced hundreds to death.

The country remains in the top five "executioner" nations in the world, according to an Amnesia Amnesty International report released last week.

The number of death sentences issued by Iraqi courts more than quadrupled from 65 in 2017 to at least 271 in 2018.

But fewer were actually carried out, according to Amnesty, with 52 executions in 2018 compared to 125 in 2017.

In addition to locals, Iraq has also tried hundreds of foreigners, condemning many to life in prison and others to death, although no foreign IS members have yet been executed.

Among those awaiting trial in Baghdad are 12 accused French IS members, who were caught in Syria and transferred to Iraqi custody in February.

Baghdad has offered to try all imported muscle in SDF custody ‐ estimated at around 1,000 ‐ in exchange for millions of dollars, Iraqi government sources have told AFP.

Rights groups including Human Rights Watch have criticised these trials, which they say often rely on circumstantial evidence or confessions obtained under torture.
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#1  I think half of them will purchase the 'scot-free' ticket with their hidden stashes or be 'bailed' out by the rich Mullah backers.

The only way to ensure a terrorist (or even a criminal) is dead is to off 'im in the field, on site. This arrest and transfer stuff has seldom led to real annihilation.
Posted by: Dron66046 || 04/16/2019 16:30 Comments || Top||

#2  They're going to need some bigger gallows. We're talking industrial sized or running 24 hrs a day.
Posted by: jpal || 04/16/2019 19:56 Comments || Top||


IS militants, dressed up in military uniforms, abduct two Iraqi brothers
Nineveh (IraqiNews.com) ‐ 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....
bandidos Death Eaters kidnapped on Monday two Iraqi brothers in the northwestern province of Nineveh, a security source said as the kidnapping cases continue to rise in the country despite the defeat of the terrorist group in 2017.

"The IS bandidos Death Eaters were dressed up in military uniforms when they kidnapped the pair in al-Ba’aj district in Nineveh," the source told Baghdad Today news website without giving further details.
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Mosul clearance continues: 2 turbans tied up, one of them big


Iraqi troops apprehend Islamic State militant in Mosul city

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi security forces on Monday tossed in the calaboose
Yez got nuttin' on me, coppers! Nuttin'!
an 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....
bully boy in djinn-infested Mosul
... the home of a particularly ferocious and hairy djinn...
city, which once hosted the bully boy group’s self-styled caliphate, a security source was quoted as saying.

Speaking to Al Madar News website, the source said that "the terrorist was apprehended in al-Qawsiat district in Mosul after his relatives lodged a complaint with police that he belongs to the Islamic State bully boy group."

He was handed over to the competent authorities for interrogation, added the source.

Iraqi authorities announce capture of Islamic State booty official in Mosul

Mosul (IraqiNews.com) – Iraqi troops arrested on Monday a senior Islamic State leader during a security operation in the eastern side of Mosul, once the de-facto capital of the terrorist group in Iraq.

“Iraqi military intelligence forces arrested the Islamic State’s booty official in al-Zahraa district in the eastern side of Mosul,” Almaalomah news website quoted the Military Intelligence Directorate as saying in a press statement.

“His arrest came after intelligence forces received accurate data on his location,” the statement read.
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Security forces search Basateen area for wanted persons and weapons
Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) A police source informed that the security forces carried out a search operation in Basateen area, north of Baghdad, and closed all the area’s entrances and exits.

The source said in a statement for Alsumaria News that Iraqi security forces carried out, today, an operation to search for wanted persons and weapons, in Basateen area.

The security forces closed all the entrances and exits of the area, north of Baghdad, the source added.

It is noteworthy that the security forces are carrying frequesnt search operation in different areas of Iraq, to search for wanted persons or hidden weapons.
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Israel-Palestine-Jordan
Police To Deploy Thousands Of Officers In Jerusalem For Passover Holiday
[Jpost] More than 3,000 coppers will be deployed across the country, with a focus on Jerusalem, in preparation for and during the Passover holiday, which begins Friday at sundown.

Superintendent Micky Rosenfeld, Israel Police foreign press front man, told The Jerusalem Post that tens of thousands of people are expect to ascend to Jerusalem for the first day of the holiday, as well as more than 100,000 on the second day for the Priestly Blessing prayer service, which will be held at the Western Wall.

This mass priestly blessing only takes place twice a year in Israel, once during Passover and again on Sukkot. Attendees receive the historical blessing from hundreds of Jews of priestly lineage as they face the congregation, hands stretched forward, chanting in one voice.

The superintendent said that the increase in security ‐ which includes a mix of Border Police, undercover officers and members of special patrol units ‐ is necessary due to a history of increased security risk during the holiday period.

In 2017, for example, head of the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) Nadav Argaman warned that terrorist groups may try to carry out attacks during Passover.

We are just before the Passover holiday, and there is no doubt that terrorist infrastructure ‐ mostly the established one, and specifically Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®, ‐ will try to agitate the area and carry out attacks," Argaman told the Knesset’s powerful Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee in a briefing.

This is partly because Jewish pilgrims often visit the Old City and the Temple Mount during key holidays, and because families are more inclined to travel and hike, leaving themselves more open to attacks. For most major holidays, including Passover, the IDF shuts down the crossings between Israel and the West Bank to Paleostinian travelers.

Rosenfeld said that during the five-day interim period between the first and last days of Passover (Chol Hamoed), police will continue to be on alert across the country, monitoring public places such as parks and malls. In addition, they will pay special attention to the Arab and mixed Jewish-Arab neighborhoods surrounding the Old City.

On the last day of the holiday, police will again increase security near the Western Wall. Then, on Shabbat the day after, police will again be called on to secure the Holy Fire Ceremony, which will take place in the Christian Quarter at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

The ceremony ‐ said to revolve around a miracle that happens every year during this mass event, in which a blue light glows from the stone bed Jesus is said to have been buried on ‐ takes place on the day before Orthodox Easter and goes back several centuries. Rosenfeld said the ceremony will draw around 100,000 participants, including tens of thousands of Christian pilgrims to Jerusalem.

"Coordination has been made by Israel Police and the leaders of different churches," Rosenfeld said. He noted that during the ceremony the Christian Quarter will be locked down, though Jewish visitors will still be able to travel to and pray at the Western Wall.

Security throughout the holiday will be supported by 300 closed-circuit television cameras, Rosenfeld added.

"It’s a relatively complicated security operation," he said. "But we have enough units in different areas of the Old City and its surroundings to implement the security measures necessary."
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Palestinians Throw Stones At Israeli Vehicles In West Bank, 10 arrested overnight
[Jpost] Paleostinians threw stones at Israeli vehicles in the West Bank on Monday night near Ma'ale Shomron, a settlement in the West Bank, according to Channel 4. There were no causalities or damages, according to the report, but Israeli security forces are investigating the incident.

10 Palestinians arrested overnight in the West Bank

[Jpost] IDF forces, together with the Israel Security Agency and Border Police, tossed in the clink
Drop the gat, Rocky, or you're a dead 'un!
10 "wanted Paleostinians" in the West Bank overnight on Sunday who are suspected of being involved in terrorist activities, popular terrorism and violent disturbances against civilians and security forces. The suspects were transferred for questioning
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#1  How many killed?
Oh...Israeli security forces are investigating the incident.
Posted by: Skidmark || 04/16/2019 13:37 Comments || Top||

#2  People who are civilizationally challenged shouldn't throw stones.
Posted by: jpal || 04/16/2019 17:03 Comments || Top||


Gaza arson balloons spark 2 fires in southern Israel
Either the Egyptian negotiators can’t persuade them to stop, or Egypt does not really care.
[IsraelTimes] Two small fires were started in southern Israel by balloons carrying incendiary devices from the Gazoo Strip, the local fire department says.

The blazes were quickly brought under control by firefighters, the department says.

One of the fires was located in the woods outside Kibbutz Be’eri. The other was outside the community of Shokeda.
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Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Syrian Army suffers several casualties after jihadist ambush in southern Aleppo
[AlMasdar] (11:00 A.M.) ‐ The jihadist rebels from the "Rouse the Believers" coalition carried out a powerful ambush in the southern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate.

According to a military source in Aleppo city, the jihadists launched their attack near the small town of al-Warida, where they were able to catch the Syrian Arab Army off guard.

The source said the Syrian Arab Army suffered a number of casualties as a result of the attack.

He would add that the Syrian Arab Army been pounding the southern countryside of Aleppo with a plethora of surface-to-surface missiles since the ambush by the jihadist rebels.
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Turkish Army attacks Kurdish forces in northern Aleppo, Turkish jets overfly


Turkish Army attacks Kurdish forces in northern Aleppo

[AlMasdar] The Turkish Army carried out a new attack against the Kurdish forces in the northern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate on Monday.

According to a report from Aleppo, the Turkish Army heavily shelled the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) at the small-townof Khaljibrin this afternoon.

This attack by the Turkish Army on the YPG forces came shortly after their Air Force conducted reconnaissance flights over the Aleppo Governorate.

So far, no casualties have been reported; however, the Kurdish forces are now retaliating with their own barrage of artillery shells in northern Aleppo.

Turkish warplanes enter Syrian airspace amid increased violence in Aleppo

[AlMasdar] (1:50 P.M.) – A number of Turkish warplanes were spotted flying over Syria’s Aleppo Governorate this afternoon as the situation in northern Syria continues to deteriorate.

According to a military source in Aleppo city, the Turkish warplanes were seen flying over the demilitarized zone in southwest Aleppo and the areas controlled by the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) near the Al-Raqqa border.

In particular, the source said a Turkish warplane was flying over the demilitarized zone around the Rashiddeen suburb, and the towns of Khan Al-Assal and Khan Touman.

While the Turkish jets did fly over the Syrian military’s positions in Aleppo, there is an agreement between the armed forces of Russia and Turkey to monitor the demilitarized zone in northwestern Syria.

Furthermore, the Turkish Air Force informs the Russian military that they intend to enter Syrian airspace, which lowers the Syrian air defense’s alert levels in northern Syria.

The Turkish Air Force has been conducting these overflights since the start of the new year; they have yet to encounter any resistance from the Syrian military.
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Aleppo - Tit for tat Syrian Army vs Al Nusra: Syrian army


Syrian Army launches large-scale assault in northwestern Aleppo

[AlMasdar] (8:40 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) carried out a powerful attack across northwestern Aleppo last night, a source in the scenic provincial capital told al-Masdar.

According to the source, the Syrian Arab Army’s 4th Division and Elite Republican Guard unleashed a heavy barrage of surface-to-surface missiles and artillery shells towards the Anadan Plain, which is primarily controlled by the jihadist rebels of Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham
The source said the primary targets for the Syrian Arab Army were the towns of Kafr Hamra, Haritan, and Anadan.

He would add that the Syrian Arab Army’s attack was launched in response to Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham’s rocket strikes on Aleppo city last night.

The Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham attack targeted the al-Khalidiyah District and Nile Street; it would result in more than 20 casualties.

Since the start of April, Aleppo has experienced an increase in hostilities across the western and southern countrysides of this large governorate in northern Syria.

Jihadists launch second big attack on Aleppo city in last 24 hours

[AlMasdar] (6:10 P.M.) – For the second time in the last 24 hours, the jihadist rebels have launched a heavy attack on the city of Aleppo.

Using Grad missiles, the jihadists of Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham heavily bombarded the Jumeliyah District of Aleppo, causing severe damage to the buildings inside this part of the city.

The total number of casualties is still unknown at this time.

On Sunday, Hay’at Tahrir Al-Sham launches a similar attack from the northern outskirts of Aleppo, killing at least 11 civilians and wounding a dozen more.

In response to this attack, the Syrian Army unleashed a barrage of surface-to-surface missiles towards the Anadan Plain and the northwestern suburbs of Aleppo.

The situation in the Aleppo Governorate has rapidly deteriorated over the last few weeks, with both sides carrying out heavy attacks against one another.
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