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ISIL commander attacked, killed in Iraq's Mosul (Saddam loyalist, Bathist fugitive)
PressTV ^ | Jun 15, 2014 | Staff

Posted on 06/15/2014 6:46:28 PM PDT by Fitzy_888

A commander of the al-Qaeda splinter Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been killed in Mosul as Iraqi forces continue slowing the militants’ advance.

Media reports said on Saturday that Abu Omar al-Esseily was killed in an attack against his car in the militant-held city, which is the provincial capital of the Nineveh province.

There were no immediate details about the ISIL commander’s death.

Mosul, Iraq’s second city, fell to the hands of the ISIL militants in a lightning advance on June 10, which followed the capture of Tikrit, located 140 kilometers (87 miles) northwest of the capital Baghdad.

Rights groups say around half a million people have been uprooted in and around Mosul.

The ISIL militants have vowed to continue their raid towards the capital Baghdad. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has said that the country’s security forces would confront the terrorists, calling Mosul seizure a “conspiracy."

Earlier in the day, Iraqi forces took control of number of towns in Salah al-Din and Diyala provinces.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: abuomaralesseily; iraq; isil; isis

1 posted on 06/15/2014 6:46:29 PM PDT by Fitzy_888
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To: Fitzy_888

PressTV Video Report:

ISIL official killed on his car in Mosul
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v5sM-MPWq5o


2 posted on 06/15/2014 6:47:39 PM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Fitzy_888

Tears at 1600...


3 posted on 06/15/2014 6:48:10 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Learn To Search. Ask Me How.)
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To: Fitzy_888

Press TV is an official arm of the Iranian government.


4 posted on 06/15/2014 6:50:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

They’re a bit behind, they are at the gates of Baghdad.


5 posted on 06/15/2014 6:50:06 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: Fitzy_888

Doesn’t really sound attributable to the military. More likely a Kurdish militant (they still hold some areas of the city)


6 posted on 06/15/2014 6:50:07 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

Have you no compassion? The Democrats wanted him to run for some public office here, now they can’t. Hope you’re happy.


7 posted on 06/15/2014 6:50:30 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Thrilled.

;-)


8 posted on 06/15/2014 6:51:54 PM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Learn To Search. Ask Me How.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

oK, is it time to cue “Baghdad Bob?”


9 posted on 06/15/2014 6:53:41 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Bush won the War in Iraq, Obozo lost the peace..and gave Iraq back to the Terrorists!)
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To: Viennacon

My money is on Iranian special forces.


10 posted on 06/15/2014 6:59:00 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Fitzy_888

I hope the Iraqis’ got him. Hate to say it but, I guess I better start rah rahing for the Iranians too.


11 posted on 06/15/2014 7:03:16 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Fitzy_888

There are a lot heads that are going to roll for all those heads that rolled — payback is coming.


12 posted on 06/15/2014 7:03:30 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Fitzy_888

How in the world does anyone stop a war between two “religious” sects that hate each other? And the Oval Office tells the Shiites to put aside their religious differences.
All of this over who the Mullas should be.
Public executions of 1,700 because of religion is barbaric. But, that’s all we see from that “religion.”


13 posted on 06/15/2014 7:04:49 PM PDT by Sasparilla
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To: Fitzy_888

Kurds are the only faction worth a damn in that region; they’re entrepreneurial, pro-Western, and have taken over the Kirkuk oil fields. As long as they can hold them and keep the black gold flowing, allow the Muzzies to slaughter each other.


14 posted on 06/15/2014 7:16:04 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Dallas59

Assad launched an airstrike against ISIS in Iraq to day as well. Bout time muslims started dealing with their own problems in my opinion.


15 posted on 06/15/2014 7:23:55 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Sasparilla

This isn’t about hatred - it’s about power and control. “Hatred” is the excuse for the true believers.


16 posted on 06/15/2014 7:30:11 PM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: cripplecreek

Let’s just nuke the Kabaa and let them start over.


17 posted on 06/15/2014 7:31:04 PM PDT by struggle
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To: Fitzy_888
Obama saddened


18 posted on 06/15/2014 7:32:07 PM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Ob)
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To: cripplecreek; maggief

A commander of the #al-Qaeda splinter Islamic State of #Iraq and the Levant ( #ISIL #ISIS )has been killed in #Mosul pic.twitter.com/NdqRcodkiu

19 posted on 06/15/2014 7:33:03 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: txhurl

Looks like Bergdahl.


20 posted on 06/15/2014 8:03:49 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: depressed in 06

It Does.

Was not expecting ISIS/L leaders to be white Americans.


21 posted on 06/15/2014 8:05:27 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: txhurl

He white


22 posted on 06/15/2014 8:22:12 PM PDT by SisterK (behold a pale horse)
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To: SisterK

My first clue this was engineered was a few days ago when they introduced their ‘10 Commandments’.

That’s a purely Christian construct, no jihadi puts restrictions on civilians they’re trying to conquer.
Their only command is ‘convert or die’.


23 posted on 06/15/2014 8:26:32 PM PDT by txhurl (2014: Stunned Voters do Stunning Things!)
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To: txhurl

Looks like two different people.


24 posted on 06/15/2014 8:35:03 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: cripplecreek

Let them kill each other. Let us make bets.


25 posted on 06/15/2014 9:49:39 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: cripplecreek

Go Assad!


26 posted on 06/15/2014 9:51:24 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: txhurl

In the News/Activism forum, on a thread titled ISIL commander attacked, killed in Iraq’s Mosul (Saddam loyalist, Bathist fugitive), txhurl pix

Red beard ..Looks Kurdish...There’s an earlier comment that they hold certain sections in Mosul not ISIS.


27 posted on 06/16/2014 2:15:54 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: Fitzy_888

Hey, all the dem talking points said it would be easy to track and kill any of the prisoners obama released. Well? Why haven’t we gotten the head of this dreadful group that obama released in 2009?


28 posted on 06/16/2014 5:59:50 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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