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  • Turkish Police Detain Over 440 People In Anti-IS Operation

    02/05/2017 6:13:58 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 4 replies
    AP ^ | 02/05/17
    Turkey's anti-terrorism police have detained over 440 people for alleged links to the Islamic State group, the state-run agency reported Sunday. The Anadolu Agency said 60 IS suspects, the vast majority of them foreigners, were taken into custody early Sunday in the capital, Ankara. It said a total of 445 people were detained in simultaneous pre-dawn police operations that spanned several cities, including Istanbul and Gaziantep, near the border with Syria. The largest operation was in the southeast province of Sanliurfa, where police took into custody more than 100 suspects from multiple addresses and found materials relating to Islamic State...
  • UNHCR Blasts Israel: They Are Refugees, Not Illegal Aliens

    01/05/2014 4:43:24 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/1/14 | Elad Benari
    The United Nations on Sunday night criticized Israel’s policy towards illegal immigrants, as thousands of them protested in Tel Aviv, demanding that Israel recognize them as refugees and grant them asylum. The UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) released a statement in which it accused Israel of “sowing fear and chaos” among the illegal aliens who, it said, should be referred to as “asylum seekers” and not “infiltrators”. “We demand that the government examine the asylum requests of the foreigners, and stop the large-scale arrests in south Tel Aviv,” said the UN agency, adding that while it supported the...
  • Border check point officer vs young woman in car..'it's none of your business'

    08/28/2013 5:02:28 PM PDT · by Dacula · 57 replies
    LiveLeak ^ | 08/28/2013
    Lady in a car is stopped at a US border checkpoint miles from the border. Stands her ground in the face of intrusive personal questions asked by a young officer.She's upset.Detained for 15 minutes.
  • Fazal Rehman suicide attack, Security forces detain people from Bara

    04/03/2011 11:18:42 PM PDT · by musarratullah · 1 replies · 1+ views
    own ^ | 4 april | musarrat ullah jan
    Peshawar 4 April 2011, security forces detain people from Bara Qamber Khel Khyber Agency in connection with Fazal Rehman Suicide attack. The action takes with the help Frontier Corps last night. According to sources after the first attempt of suicide attack on Molana Fazal Rehman near Swabi Interchange, police found the Identity card from the suicide attacker and its show that attacker from Qamber Khel area. After the confirmation security forces last night raid and detain many doubtful people from Bara. Security official also confirm that after the second suicide attempt government deployed special commandos of frontier constabulary, which cover...
  • Illegal Immigration

    05/21/2008 7:14:00 PM PDT · by campg · 34 replies · 174+ views
    Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier ^ | May 21, 2008 | Kamyar Enshayan
    Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 PM CDT Immigration raid inhuman KAMYAR ENSHAYAN CEDAR FALLS --- Since when has illegal-ness been such an important criteria for federal action, and people worrying about the "illegals?" I mean, the invasion of Iraq has been illegal by international law; U.S. government and some corporations have been involved in all sorts of covert and overt illegal operations all over the world, and for a long time. It is incredible that a nation of immigrants who came here for a better life are so harsh on people who are trying to do the same, and whose...
  • Thais detain alleged `Merchant of Death' (dealings include global illicit arms trafficking)

    03/06/2008 6:46:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 1,153+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/6/08 | Michael Casey - ap
    BANGKOK, Thailand - A Russian dubbed the "Merchant of Death" for allegedly supplying weapons to Africa's bloody conflicts over power and diamonds was arrested Thursday in Thailand on suspicion of conspiring to smuggle guns to Colombia's leftist rebels. Viktor Bout, 41, whose dealings reportedly inspired a 2005 movie about the illicit arms trade, was arrested at U.S. request in his hotel room in Bangkok, said police Lt. Gen. Pongpat Chayapan. Bout had eluded arrest for years and was finally seized after a four-month sting organized by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. In New York, federal authorities unsealed a criminal complaint...
  • CA: Oakland police raid Black Muslim bakery and homes, seize guns, detain nearly 20

    08/03/2007 10:20:02 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 42 replies · 1,662+ views
    Mercury News ^ | 8/3/07 | Media News
    Scores of heavily armed police raided the Your Black Muslim Bakery in North Oakland and houses associated with the business early today seeking suspects and evidence in killings, shootings, robberies and a kidnapping, authorities said. Almost 20 people - including Yusuf Bey IV, the head of the organization - were detained for questioning and several guns were recovered at the bakery in the 5800 block of San Pablo Avenue. No one was hurt in the raids, which began at 5 a.m. Police said they have arrest warrants for several men with ties to the organization but were still trying to...
  • Taliban Militants Killed, Captured; Afghan Villagers Detain Fighters

    05/13/2007 6:06:46 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 594+ views
    WASHINGTON, May 13, 2007 – Afghan and coalition forces killed a militant and detained two others at a compound in Afghanistan’s Helmand province during an operation yesterday, U.S. military officials reported. As the forces advanced on the compound, they took fire from inside. They returned fire, killing one militant. The others surrendered and were not harmed, officials said. A search of the compound revealed a cache of several rocket-propelled grenades, pressure plates and other bomb-making materials. The weapons cache was removed to a safe distance and destroyed in place, officials said. Credible information led the combined force to the...
  • Ariz House approves bill to have border troops detain immigrants

    03/08/2007 8:21:55 PM PST · by SandRat · 13 replies · 435+ views
    Arizona House approves bill giving Gov. Janet Napolitano $10 million to send National Guard troops to the state border with Mexico to detain illegals ....
  • U.S., Iraqi troops detain 84 in raids (destroy bomb-making facility)

    01/06/2007 10:35:54 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 14 replies · 698+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/6/07 | AP
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S. and Iraqi troops detained more than a dozen people they suspect made roadside bombs and destroyed a bomb-making facility in a series of raids, the U.S. military said Sunday. The operations took place last week but were reported Sunday by the military. Iraqi troops backed by U.S. forces searched 33 homes and detained 82 people Tuesday near Youssifiyah, 12 miles south of Baghdad, the military said in a statement. Sixty-nine of those captured were released after questioning. The 13 who remain in custody were accused of planting roadside bombs, the statement said. Two more suspects were...
  • Iraqi Soldiers Prevent Attack, Detain 27 Suspects

    10/04/2006 5:12:45 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 499+ views
    WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2006 – Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, prevented a large-scale sectarian attack in Iraq’s Obiedi region, south of Baghdad Sept. 30 after receiving reports that local residents had been driven out of their homes. Soldiers from 2nd Brigade linked up with soldiers from 3rd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, and conducted a cordon-and-search operation in the eastern section of the Obiedi region. Eight suspects were detained for questioning. In a separate incident, soldiers from 3rd Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, and 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry...
  • Iraqi, U.S. Forces Detain Insurgents, Other Suspects

    09/05/2006 5:41:51 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 346+ views
    CAMP AL ASAD, Iraq, Sep. 5, 2006 – Iraqi police and soldiers, along with U.S. Marines and soldiers from Regimental Combat Team 7, detained 30 confirmed insurgents and 38 suspected insurgents over the weekend throughout the Anbar province in western Iraq. Iraqi police identified and detained 18 of the 38 captured suspected insurgents in Rawah, Iraq -- a city of about 20,000 along the Euphrates River, about 50 miles east of the Iraqi-Syrian border. One of the suspects captured by Rawah police officers is wanted for suspected involvement with a vehicle suicide bombing against a U.S. military checkpoint in the...
  • Coalition Forces in Iraq Seize Several Weapons Caches, Detain Eight Suspects

    08/18/2006 4:53:04 PM PDT · by SandRat · 6 replies · 398+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2006 – U.S. soldiers in Iraq seized several large weapons caches and detained eight terrorist suspects in operations yesterday. Multinational Division Baghdad soldiers from the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team seized a large weapons cache during a cordon-and-search operation in northern Baghdad shortly before 1 p.m. The weapons cache included 21 AK-47 assault rifles, 55 magazines of 7.62 mm ammunition, 2 PKC machine guns, a Russian sniper rifle, tens of thousands of rounds of 7.62 mm ammunition, a fragmentary grenade, four jihadist propaganda magazines, and a martyrdom recruitment poster. Earlier yesterday, soldiers from 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry...
  • Iraqi Forces Conduct Raid in Baghdad, Seize Weapons, Detain Terrorists

    08/08/2006 5:20:29 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 237+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2006 – In separate operations yesterday and Aug. 6, Iraqi security forces captured 22 suspected terrorists and seized various weapons, U.S. military officials in Iraq reported. Iraqi security forces conducted an early morning raid in eastern Baghdad yesterday, capturing three individuals believed to be involved in punishment and torture cell activities. As they received sustained automatic weapons and rocket-propelled-grenade fire from several insurgent positions in the Sadr City neighborhood, Iraqi forces and coalition advisers detained three suspected insurgents, conducted intelligence gathering on the objective, and then departed the area. Iraqi forces seized one AK-47 assault rifle and...
  • Coalition Soldiers Detain, Kill Terrorists, Seize Weapons

    08/08/2006 4:34:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 5 replies · 242+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2006 – U.S. and Iraqi soldiers detained two suspected terrorists, killed four terrorists, and seized weapons in several different operations in Iraq today, U.S. military officials in Iraq reported. Multinational Division Baghdad soldiers from 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, detained two suspected terrorists and seized a collection of weapons during a cordon-and-search operation southeast of Baghdad at about 6:30 a.m. The two Iraqi suspects had fake IDs, a grenade, 100 7.62 mm rounds of ammunition, an SKS assault rifle, an AK-47 assault rifle, and terrorist propaganda DVDs in their house....
  • Coalition Forces Conduct Raids, Seize Weapons, Detain Terrorists

    08/06/2006 2:42:27 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 244+ views
    WASHINGTON, August 6, 2006 – Coalition forces conducted raids today and yesterday in two areas of Iraq, seized a large weapons cache and captured four terrorists Aug. 4, and detained three terrorists Aug. 3, U.S. military officials in Iraq reported. Coalition forces killed one man during a raid north of Bayji, Iraq, this morning. Recent intelligence led troops to target terrorists responsible for an attack against an Iraqi army checkpoint near Hawija yesterday, officials said. The terrorists shot and killed five Iraqi soldiers and wounded two others during the attack. Intelligence led coalition forces to a location where the terrorists...
  • Coalition forces detain two senior al-Qaida in Iraq leaders

    08/01/2006 6:05:44 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 328+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | COMBINED PRESS INFORMATION CENTER
    BAGHDAD, Iraq – Coalition forces successfully targeted and detained two senior al-Qaida in Iraq leaders and three other suspected terrorists during multiple raids in central and northern Iraq on the morning of July 29. A recent detainee provided information that led the security forces to one of the terrorists, a top leader for the Al Dhuluiyah area. The targeted individual was reportedly the main planner for the attack against Peshmerga forces at a checkpoint in Al Dhuluiya in May 2006. Credible intelligence also ties the terrorist leader to other al-Qaida leaders in the area. In a separate raid, security forces...
  • IAD, MND-B Soldiers find IED materials, detain two after drive-by shooting

    08/01/2006 5:55:52 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 199+ views
    Multi-National Forces-Iraq ^ | Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO
    BAGHDAD – Iraqi army and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers detained two terrorists and discovered bomb-making materials south of Baghdad Sunday night. Soldiers from 5th Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, reported a drive-by shooting at their checkpoint at approximately 8:45 p.m.; the soldiers returned fire, causing the terrorists to flee their vehicle on foot. A quick reaction force from Company C, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, responded to the checkpoint and captured the two terrorists. In the vehicle, the Soldiers seized various bomb-making materials. -30- FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS RELEASE,...
  • Iraqi Forces Capture Gang Members, Free Hostage, Detain Police Colonel

    07/31/2006 5:53:43 PM PDT · by SandRat · 4 replies · 510+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 31, 2006 – In separate operations over the last three days, Iraqi forces captured gang members suspected of involvement in kidnappings, freed an Iraqi man being held by terrorists, and detained a police colonel believed to be involved with terrorism, U.S. military officials in Iraq reported. Iraqi policemen from 7th Brigade, 2nd National Police Division, captured two gang members suspected of involvement in several kidnappings in the Bayaa district of southwestern Baghdad at about 8:50 a.m. today. Information from unidentified sources pointed to the gang members’ location, assisting in the success of the mission. Elsewhere, an Iraqi man...
  • U.S., Iraqi Troops Detain Suspects, Find Weapons

    07/24/2006 5:15:25 PM PDT · by SandRat · 11 replies · 517+ views
    WASHINGTON, July 24, 2006 – U.S. and Iraqi soldiers detained four suspected terrorists and found several weapons caches and an improvised explosive device in weekend operations. Soldiers from 8th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, detained four suspected terrorists in western Baghdad at about 10:30 p.m. July 22. The soldiers were investigating a tip on an illegal checkpoint when they located four armed men manning an illegal checkpoint. The suspects did not have permits and were detained. Soldiers found another AK-47, two bolt-action rifles and an Iraqi police protective vest nearby. Elsewhere, soldiers from Multinational...