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  • FLIR Apache watches premature IED detonation leaving emplacers burnt to a crisp

    05/25/2012 11:07:09 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 39 replies
    "Nice" video at link "Oh by golly, Achmed, By the grace of Allah, I'm sure that is not the hot wire.. Just connect it right here. See. it's ju............."
  • Obama: Not awarding US bid for World Cup 'wrong'

    12/02/2010 10:36:46 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 163 replies · 2+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 2, 2010
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says FIFA made the "wrong decision" in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar over the United States. The U.S. Soccer Federation spent millions of dollars on its bid. Former President Bill Clinton was highly involved in the process and participated in the closing presentation.
  • Explosion levels Gaza house, multiple casualties

    08/01/2010 4:45:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies · 1+ views ^ | 8/1/10 | IBRAHIM BARZAK
    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Palestinians say a huge explosion has leveled the Gaza home of a senior Hamas commander, causing multiple casualties. Palestinians say the blast was caused by an Israeli airstrike, but Israel denies that. The explosion early Monday wrecked the house of Ala Adnaf, a commander of the Hamas military wing, Palestinian security officials said. At least 17 people were rushed to a hospital, and unconfirmed reports said two people were killed. Rescue teams were digging through the rubble. The security officials said a missile fired by an Israeli warplane hit the house. The Israeli military said...
  • Blundering Afghan suicide bomber blows up 6 militants

    03/26/2009 2:18:40 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 95 replies · 3,018+ views
    Blundering Afghan suicide bomber blows up 6 militants Thu Mar 26, 2009 9:58am EDT KABUL, March 26 (Reuters) - A would-be suicide bomber accidentally blew himself up on Thursday, killing six other militants as he was bidding them farewell to leave for his intended target, the Interior Ministry said. "The terrorist was on his way to his destination and saying good-bye to his associates and then his suicide vest exploded," a statement from the ministry said. Taliban-led attacks in Afghanistan have escalated in the past year with suicide and roadside bombings insurgents' weapons of choice. The incident happened in Helmand...
  • 3 die in explosion at Hamas headquarters

    10/02/2007 5:59:15 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 36 replies · 235+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/02/07 | Yaakov Katz
    Three Hamas police officers were killed and two wounded after sundown Tuesday when a car exploded outside a Hamas security headquarters building in Gaza City, hospital and security officials said. At first Hamas blamed Israel, but later said it was unclear what caused the blast. The car exploded went off on the Gaza beachfront near the Hamas marine police force building. The Hamas-controlled Gaza Interior Ministry released a statement saying the car was hit by an Israeli naval vessel offshore, killing three marine police officers. But later, the Hamas government backed away, releasing a statement saying, "Investigations are still under...
  • OOPS! Jihad Work Accident - Gaza

    03/20/2007 9:49:04 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 11 replies · 416+ views
    Jihad Work Accident - Gaza Good riddance to bad jihadi rubbish, but unfortunately his incompetent hatred hurt others, including kids, as well. Explosion in Gaza kills Jihad operative An explosion went off Monday in the home of an Islamic Jihad operative, killing him and wounding 20 others, including children, Palestinian security officials said. Palestinian security officials identified the dead man as 30-year-old Alla al-Hesi. The blast took place in the crowded Shati refugee camp on the outskirts of Gaza City. The officials said the cause of the blast wasn't immediately known, but raised the possibility that the operative had...
  • Shocker: New York Times Confirms Iraqi Nuclear Weapons Program

    11/02/2006 8:09:04 PM PST · by hipaatwo · 401 replies · 21,177+ views
    NRO ^ | Jim Geraghty
    When I saw the headline on Drudge earlier tonight, that the New York Times had a big story coming out tomorrow that had something to do with Iraq and WMDs, I was ready for an October November Surprise. Well, Drudge is giving us the scoop. And if it's meant to be a slam-Bush story, I think the Times team may have overthunk this: U.S. POSTING OF IRAQ NUKE DOCS ON WEB COULD HAVE HELPED IRAN... NYT REPORTING FRIDAY, SOURCES SAY: Federal government set up Web site — Operation Iraqi Freedom Document Portal — to make public a vast archive of Iraqi...
  • Terrorist carrying bomb killed in blast [Bangladesh - ROP]

    12/24/2005 1:16:01 PM PST · by ncountylee · 28 replies · 512+ views
    UNB, MEHERPUR Dec 24: An alleged terrorist who was carrying bomb was killed as it suddenly went off in Chuadanga while a bomb attack on a house missed the target in neighbouring Meherpur district on Friday night. Ohidul Islam alias Chhoto Mia, 38, died instantly when the bomb, strapped with his body, exploded with big bang at Sharishadanga village in Sadar upazila of Chuadanga frontier district on Friday night. Sadar thana Officer-in-Charge Nazrul Islam Mollah visited the spot. The OC said Chhoto Mia, an inhabitant of the village, was riding bicycle at about 9:30pm when the bomb, being carried by...
  • Arab man sets himself on Fire at the White House

    11/15/2004 11:00:29 AM PST · by Dog · 850 replies · 43,418+ views
  • Iraq roadside bomb "went off prematurely" [One less terrorist]

    09/29/2004 10:51:07 AM PDT · by OXENinFLA · 74 replies · 1,577+ views
    Yahoo ^ | 9-29-04 | Khalid Mohammed
    Wed Sep 29, 9:47 AM ET People gather at the site where a roadside bomb, being planted by insurgents, went off prematurely in Adhamiya district of Baghdad, Iraq (news - web sites), Wednesday Sept. 29, 2004. One of the insurgents died, one was gravely injured and the third escaped. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
  • Nablus: 3 Hamas operatives killed in premature bomb detonation

    05/23/2004 11:32:14 AM PDT · by priceofreedom · 24 replies · 98+ views
    Maariv International ^ | 2004-05-23 17:09:32.0 | Maariv International
    Nablus: 3 Hamas operatives killed in premature bomb detonation IDF says blast most likely result of car bomb that exploded prematurely. Marwan Athamna Three Hamas operatives were killed this afternoon (Sunday) in an explosion that rocked their car while driving in the streets of Nablus, Palestinian sources reported. The sources initially said that missiles fired from an IAF helicopter gunship had caused the blast. Later, they reported that the blast was a result of a premature detonation (widely known as a ‘work accident’). The IDF also said it had nothing to do with the blast and that it was most...
  • Gaza Hamas commander killed in "work accident"

    02/23/2004 11:21:50 AM PST · by yonif · 58 replies · 207+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Feb. 22, 2004 | MARGOT DUDKEVITCH
    Senior Hamas comander Ahbed al Salem abu Moussa, 30 was killed Sunday morning in an explosion in his home in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip. Abu Moussa was a member of the Hamas' militant wing Al Zadin el Kassam. Palestinian sources believe the explosion was a "work-related accident." Sources believe he was trying to launch a mortar attack, when the shell exploded in his hands. The Hamas web site described the event as a Jihad mission, and claim another man was wounded in the attack.