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Archive | January 29, 2010

Intense Gun Battle After Taliban Launch Commando Assault in Lashkar Gah

Intense gun battles have raged between NATO-backed Afghan troops and heavily-armed militants targeting UN and government buildings in the city of Lashkar Gah. Afghan forces had to call in NATO air support after coming under fire — reporting a large number of militants. NATO reports helicopters are over the city and firing on militants. A […]

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African Union and al-Shabab Fighters Clash in Mogadishu, 11 Killed

At least 11 people killed in violent fighting between Somalia’s main opposition, al-Shabab fighters, and African Union (AU) peacekeepers in Mogadishu. Nine civilians were killed. The violence erupted early Friday near the K4 area in southeastern Mogadishu, a major flashpoint. Wikipedia: Council of Islamic Courts | al-Shabab | Battle of Mogadishu (2009) Wardhigley district | […]

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Hamas Leader Mahmoud al-Mabhouh was Killed by Israeli Agents

Israel has assassinated Mahmoud al-Mabhouh, a senior Hamas military commander in Dubai, according to an official in the Palestinian resistance group. According to one of Mabhouh’s brothers, he was killed by electric shock as an electrical appliance was held to his head. SOURCE: PRESSTV ‘Israel assassinates top Hamas commander in Dubai’

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Obama Asks Justice Department to Seek Alternative Sites for 9/11 Terror Trial for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM)

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (KSM) — alleged September 11, 2001 terror attack mastermind. After much opposition to conducting the 9/11 KSM terror trial in lower Manhattan, the White House ordered the Justice Department Thursday night to consider alternate locations to try the 9/11 terror suspects. … but a source told The Daily News that Police Commissioner […]

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