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  • SAS officer kills five Jihadis with shotgun

    09/15/2019 1:03:36 PM PDT · by Timocrat · 87 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 09/15/2019 | William Cole
    An SAS officer armed with a shotgun has killed five jihadis during a dawn raid, it has been reported. The intense fire fight was over in just seven seconds, and quickly led to the militant group's surrender of the stronghold. The covert operation took place on an Islamic State outpost in Baghdad, Iraq. Several other terrorists emerged from the building but immediately surrendered and began panicking as two of the bodies didn’t have heads – they thought they were about to be executed.'
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 8/13-Wednesday 8/14/2019

    08/14/2019 3:13:50 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 8/13/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    A mistrial declared in Seattle at the trial of a couple accused of attacking Antifa protesters in January 2017 at the University of Washington..... The US Justice Department announcing Tuesday that two guards on duty when Jeffrey Epstein died Saturday morning are now on "administrative leave" and that the warden of the Metropolitan Correctional Center has been reassigned.... President Trump backing down from some planned tariffs on Chinese goods September 1st..... Word from Hong Kong Wednesday morning was that some flights were delayed or cancelled at the airport, but others running normally. The authority in charge of the airport says...
  • Accused Islamic State sniper entered U.S. through “Diversity Visa Lottery”

    07/24/2019 8:57:22 AM PDT · by robowombat · 13 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | JUL 24, 2019 9:00 AM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Accused Islamic State sniper entered U.S. through “Diversity Visa Lottery” BY ROBERT SPENCER And look how diverse he made us! After all, how many ISIS snipers were in the U.S. before he arrived? Celebrate diversity! “Alleged ISIS Sniper Entered U.S. from Kazakhstan on ‘Diversity Visa Lottery,’” by John Binder, Breitbart, July 21, 2019: A man charged with joining the Islamic State (ISIS) as a sniper and firearms instructor originally came to the United States through the “Diversity Visa Lottery,” a program responsible for bringing more than half a million randomly chosen foreign nationals to the country in a single decade....
  • When Islamic State Came, the Monks Had Just Finished Hiding the Manuscripts

    07/21/2019 7:05:01 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 23 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 7/17/19 | Doreen Abi Raad
    The first time a band of Islamic State militants “visited” the monks, they presented the monks with a kind of suggestion, in a nonthreatening manner: “Why don’t you become a Muslim?” Already, the four monks at the ancient Syriac Catholic Mar Behnam Monastery in Khidr, Iraq, had felt they were under siege. Ten days earlier, on June 10, 2014, five carloads of militants roared through the peaceful road leading to Mar Behnam, announcing through megaphones that the Islamic State was in control. Not long before that, the Iraqi army had withdrawn from a checkpoint near the monastery, located southeast of...
  • Trump steps in to save Christians and Yazidis from extinction by jihadists

    07/19/2019 12:45:44 PM PDT · by robowombat · 12 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | JUL 19, 2019 3:37 PM | CHRISTINE DOUGLASS-WILLIAMS
    Trump steps in to save Christians and Yazidis from extinction by jihadists JUL 19, 2019 3:37 PM BY CHRISTINE DOUGLASS-WILLIAMS To acknowledge the levels of Christian persecution and Yazidis means to acknowledge a major problem within Islamic countries which are governed by the sharia; therefore, Christians have been left virtually ignored. That is, until Donald Trump decided to step in. “U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is helping bring Christians and Yazidis in Iraq back from the brink of extinction fomented by a genocidal campaign at the hands of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL), religious minority representatives declared this week at the...
  • Irish soldier converts to Islam, joins ISIS, now pleads to return

    07/06/2019 8:43:32 PM PDT · by robowombat · 29 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | JUL 6, 2019 4:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Irish soldier converts to Islam, joins ISIS, now pleads to return despite calling for caliphate and praising jihadis JUL 6, 2019 4:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER “I never killed anyone,” Lisa Smith insists. Well, great: an unverifiable claim. But it doesn’t matter anyway. Hitler never killed anyone either, if we’re talking about actually holding the gun and pulling the trigger. But he was responsible for the murders of millions of people. Lisa Smith didn’t call for anyone specifically to be killed, as far as we know, but she joined an entity that has repeatedly called for the murders of non-Muslims...
  • Once Again, Democrats Are Proven Wrong About The Border Crisis…And This Time ISIS Is Involved

    07/03/2019 12:49:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 3, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Well, shocker, Democrats are wrong about the border crisis again. It may come as a surprise to these left-wingers, but when there are hordes of people trying to enter the U.S. through our southern border, many of whom are succeeding, terror groups will take notice and draft plans to get their operatives in by similar means. And yes, it appears the Islamic State has arrived in Central America—and I don’t think it’s for some rest and relaxation on the beaches. Luckily, Nicaraguan  Security forces captured them (via Reuters): I’ve been angrily assured that this sort of thing never happens and...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 7/2-Wednesday 7/3/2019 Newsdump Edition

    07/03/2019 4:07:11 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 7/2/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    There will be no citizenship question in the 2020 census. That decision made by the Trump Administration Tuesday with a statement issued by Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross..... The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General is out with a report saying there is "dangerous overcrowding" at border patrol detention facilities in..... Word from France that the doctor in charge of mentally disabled patient Vincent Lambert's treatment at the University Hospital in Reims has decided to begin his starvation death..... A princess married to the Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum of Dubai, rule of one of the United Arab Emirates, is...
  • Burkina Faso: The New Land of Islamic Jihad and Christian Slaughter

    05/19/2019 9:18:02 AM PDT · by robowombat · 16 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | May 19, 2019 at 5:00 am | Raymond Ibrahim
    Burkina Faso: The New Land of Islamic Jihad and Christian Slaughter "The assailants asked the Christians to convert to Islam, but the pastor and the others refused. They ordered them to gather under a tree and took their Bibles and mobile phones. Then they called them, one after the other, behind the church building where they shot them dead." — Local Christian, reported by World Watch Monitor, May 2, 2019. "Much of the Islamic anger in Burkina Faso has to do with the teaching of so-called Western thoughts and ideals. Besides churches, schools are also a favorite target of the...
  • Spanish jihadi cell funded through Danish tax fraud on chicken, cheese and chocolate

    05/09/2019 9:37:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 8 May 2019 09:00 CEST+02:00 | AFP
    A Spanish jihadist cell funded itself through tax fraud on chicken, cheese and chocolate sold in Denmark, according to an investigation published Tuesday led by non-profit European newsroom Correctiv. The cell had raised at least €8 million ($9 million) through the scheme since 2005 and spent it sending 24 Moroccans and two Spaniards to Syria, Mali and Libya to fight for the Islamic State group, said online newspaper El Confidencial, a Correctiv member. […] Through contacts with jihadists in Denmark, the group formed ties with 42 mainly Danish firms and managed to put its members or supporters in senior compnay...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Thursday 4/25-Friday 4/26/2019

    04/26/2019 2:39:02 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 4/25/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    North Korea's ruler Kim Jong-un says the US acted in "bad faith" during his February summit meeting with President Trump in Hanoi...... The Muslim cleric wanted in connection with last Sunday's terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka is dead..... Former Vice-President Joe Biden in the race for president in 2020 attacking President Trump...... The FBI raided the home of Baltimore's mayor Catherine Pugh Thursday morning..... A federal appeals court panel has ruled that 34 congressional and state legislative districts in Michigan are gerrymandered in favor of Republicans..... In Massachusetts, a state judge and a retired court official entered not guilty pleas...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 3/22-Saturday 3/23/2019 Newsdump Edition

    03/23/2019 2:48:56 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 3/22/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Good Morning. The developments regarding Robert Mueller's investigation will be noted later in this Newsdump summary. But first, the shakeup at a group hostile to supporters of President Trump and a broad range of conservative, religious and libertarian people and organizations continued Friday. The President of the Montgomery, Alabama based Southern Poverty Law Center, Richard Cohen, announced in an email that he's leaving taking responsibility for unspecified "problems"...... The French government's crackdown policies in force this Saturday for Week 19 of the Yellow Vests protests.... British Prime Minister Theresa May releasing a letter to MP's Friday evening specifying her plans...
  • 'Tomorrow we'll be in paradise': Islamic State followers speak from besieged enclave

    03/12/2019 4:51:44 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 36 replies
    Reuters ^ | 12 March 2019 | Lisa Barrington
    “Tomorrow, God willing, we will be in paradise and they will be burning in hell,” said an Islamic State member whom the video identified as Abu Abd al-Azeem, whose speech is peppered with Koranic recitations... The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Tuesday the assault to capture the besieged enclave of Baghouz, near the Iraqi border, was as good as over.
  • How the Islamic State Was Defeated in Iraq and Syria. From 2015 to 2019.

    03/04/2019 7:27:18 PM PST · by bitt · 9 replies
    quodverum.com ^ | 3/4/2019 | Thomas Wictor
    The Islamic State began as the Organisation of Monotheism and Jihad, created in 1999 by Jordanian career criminal Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Originally the group wanted to overthrow the Jordanian monarchy, but after the American invasion of Iraq, Zarqawi’s goal became igniting a sectarian war between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the Middle East. He went to Iraq in 2003 and launched what was at that time the most violent insurgency in the region’s history. Many name changes later, the late Zarqawi’s group was virtually defeated. In 2010, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi—the current emir—recruited former intelligence and military officers from Saddam Hussein’s...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 2/1/2019

    02/01/2019 3:44:04 AM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/1/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    North Korea has pledged to destroy all of its nuclear enrichment facilities. That's the word from the US representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun..... "I'll continue to build the wall, and we'll get the wall finished" That's what President Trump told two "New York Times" reporters at the White House.... The US backed Syrian Democratic Forces are talking with Islamic State about the fate of the last ISIS fighters in the Euphrates River Valley in eastern Syria..... In northern Syria's Idlib province the attacks by the HTS jihadist group, formerly Al-Qaeda, have broken the peace guaranteed by Russia and Turkey...
  • US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces says it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State

    01/06/2019 6:11:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    AFP/TheJournal.ie ^ | 01/06/2019
    A US-backed roup says that it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said that it had arrested five militants who had been fighting for the Islamic State. It reported that one of these was a 45-year-old man originally from Dublin, Ireland. Two of the other men are from the US, while the other two are from Pakistan. In a statement, the SDF — which mainly fights against Islamic State and other extremist groups in Syria — said that it was carrying out Operation Jazeera Storm, which has the aim of...
  • The Mattis Repercussions: Why Trump’s handling of Syria and the Pentagon this week is so damaging.

    12/22/2018 5:10:53 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 125 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 21, 2018
    ... The more lasting damage will derive from the shoddy, humiliating way Mr. Trump treated the secretary and his generals on such a core military issue as deployments in Syria. Jim Mattis is not some neoconservative bent on staying in Syria for years. He is less hawkish on Syria and Iran than national security adviser John Bolton or Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Yet in deciding to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria, Mr. Trump acted on his own impulses with little more than cursory consultation with his military advisers. Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 11/10/2018 (News Dump Edition)

    11/10/2018 5:38:34 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 11/10/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump has approved an emergency declaration because of wildfires in California. Its been a brutal week of wildfires affecting northern California with nine deaths in the town of Paradise, 6,700 structures were destroyed there in the town of 26,000 when the fire suddenly swept through causing confusion and traffic jams in the midst of the raging inferno. 35 PEOPLE ARE REPORTED MISSING THERE..... Yesterday, a new fire spread rapidly in southern California..... President Trump tweeted about the situation at around 3am this morning: "There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that...
  • JAMAL KHASHOGGI: THE MEDIA FIGHTS FOR A MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD PAL OF OSAMA BIN LADEN

    10/16/2018 10:36:56 PM PDT · by changedLiberal · 88 replies
    frontpagemag ^ | October 15, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. In high school, Jamal Khashoggi had a good friend. His name was Osama bin Laden. “We were hoping to establish an Islamic state anywhere,” Khashoggi reminisced about their time together in the Muslim Brotherhood. “We believed that the first one would lead to another, and that would have a domino effect which could reverse the history of mankind.”
  • News Summary At This Hour-Monday 10/1/2018

    10/01/2018 4:53:42 AM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/1/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    The United States and Canada have cut a last minute trade deal Sunday night ahead of the midnight deadline for Canada to join the United States and Mexico in a trilateral trade arrangement.... Today is Election Day in Canada's second most populous province, Quebec. Four political parties are expected to be dividing up the 125 seats in Quebec's National Assembly.... A political party committed to reducing US military presence has won the election in the Japanese prefecture of Okinawa.... There's a lot of political drama in the UK amidst the Conservative Party conference with many of the faithful dismayed by...