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TALIBAN PROPAGANDA WATCH – 120001UTC Aug 10

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NOTE: This material is from web pages and forums carrying statements attributed to the Taliban, Taliban spokespersons or supporters of the Taliban, or analysis thereof. Posting of this material neither confirms nor endorses any of its content – it is shared for information only. When material translated into English is not available, Google Translate is used to translate the original  – this is only a machine translation, NOT an official one.


RC South

Uruzgan Airbase hit by missiles

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 14:25 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Uruzgan, Aug. 11 – According to a report, 3 missiles landed in Uruzgan Airbase which is near Terenkot city last night (Aug. 10). Heavy casualties were caused in the attack to US-Australian invaders inside but the exact number is not known. In another incident, last night some 2 missiles hit Chinarto district headquarter severly damaging the building but the number of casualties caused is not known.

2 US terrorists shot dead by sniper

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 14:24 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Uruzgan, Aug. 11 – Reports from Uruzgan provincial capital, Terenkot city, a sniper of Islamic Emirate shot dead 2 US terrorists in front of their base today (Aug. 11).

Mujahideen in Zabul attack Security Company

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 14:22 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Zabul, Aug. 11 – Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate attacked a Security Company that protect road construction workers in Sharha village near Seuory district center. Mujahideen say the attack took place last night, at around 09:00 pm, in which 2 puppet vehicles were destroyed by RPG fire and the building was severely damaged but the exact number of fatalities caused to the puppets is not known.


RC Southwest

14 ANA puppets killed or wounded in Helmand explosions

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 22:45 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – Reports from Helmand’s Khan-e-Sheen district say that 3 ANA puppets were killed and 4 others seriously wounded when a mine was detonated at them when they tried to remove the flag of Islamic Emirate of Afghnistan. It is said that their commander (Zmarai) was also killed in the explosion. In another incident in this districts Shindak Manda area, an ANA puppets vehicle was eliminated by a roadside bomb killing or wounding 6 invaders.

8 US invaders killed or wounded in clash with Mujahideen

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 14:23 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – This morning, at 08:00 am, heavy fighting broke out between US invaders and Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate when their military patrol was ambushed in Gerishk district. Mujahideen say that in the firefight 8 cowardly US terrorists were killed or wounded when their tank was hit by a RPG round. 1 Mujahid was also injured in the firefight.

IED destroys US invaders tank

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 22:34 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – A US invaders tank was destroyed killing or wounding all invaders onboard when it hit a roadside bomb in Sangin district’s Cheeni Manda area this morning, at 11:00 am. Mujahideen say that a puppet translator was also killed in the explosion.

7 missiles hit Khan-e-Sheen district headquarter

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 14:29 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate fired 7 missiles last night (Aug. 10) at Khan-e-Sheen district headquarter, causing a fire to break out inside a US invaders base. Witnesses from the area say that helicopters were seen airlifting the dead and wounded from the scene.

Mujahideen in Lashkargah attack 3 enemy check posts

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 22:35 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – Reports from last night (Aug. 10) say that Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate attacked 3 ANP check posts in Babaji area near Laskargah city center. The exact number of casualties caused is not known yet.

ANP puppets check post in Helmand comes under Mujahideen attaclk

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 22:46 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – At least 4 ANP puppets were killed or wounded when Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate attacked their check post in Nad Ali districts Washiryano area this afternoon, at around 02:00 pm. 1 Mujahid was also injured.

Mujahideen ambush NATO logistical convoy in Helmand

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 14:28 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – At least 8 security puppets were killed or wounded when Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate ambushed a NATO logistical supply convoy on a road between Loe Charahi and Camp area in Marjah this afternoon, at around 12:00 pm.

2 enemy vehicles destroyed in Helmand explosions

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 23:06 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – Reports from Khan-e-Sheen district say that a US invaders tank was destroyed by an IED in Youalak area today (Aug. 11). In another incident, an ANA puppets vehicle was also destroyed in the same area last night (Aug. 10). The exact number of killed and wounded is not known.

Explosion and fighting reported from Marjah

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 22:44 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
Helmand, Aug. 11 – A US invaders tank was destroyed by an IED, killing or wounding all invaders onboard when their convoy was passing through Pump Charahi area today (Aug. 11). In another incident at 11:00 am this morning, 4 cowardly US invaders were killed and 5 others wounded in a firefight with Mujahideen of Islamic Emirate.


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Allies no longer willing to cover up inevitable defeat - Screen capture of full statement at Scribd.com

Wednesday, 11 August 2010 13:47 administrator

With the Dutch troops’ pullout, Canada has reopened talks of quick Afghanistan withdrawal ahead of the schedule as its nation strongly opposes the Afghan war and prefers a road to peace. To make the matter worse, the US’s closest ally country, Pakistan’s president was quoted in an interview published in France as saying” Coalition forces are losing war against Taliban in Afghanistan.”

As things stand, there is a growing tendency among the mainstream media to unveil the facts and figures of the

war and what is going on in Afghanistan under the cover of “War on Terror.” In parallel with this, WikiLeaks’ editor-in-chief said he would not withhold the mountains of classified information on Afghan war from disclosure under the pressure from the Pentagon and CIA, adding the massive classified information would blow the US cover and lift the lid on its covert activities in Afghanistan and the drug-smuggling from Afghanistan into USA.

On the other hand, the associated press has published a confirmed and precise report, denying the NATO claim that its soldiers killed in Afghanistan over the past nine years brings the NATO troops’ fatalities to a total of 1500 , according to the associated press count, the deaths and injuries take the NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan since the US invasion of Afghanistan to 40000 (forty thousand), bringing the US and allies soldiers killed in Afghanistan since the collapse of Taliban to 36413, and the injuries to more than 30000.

According to the associated press release, the overall number of foreign soldiers killed over the 9-year long Afghan war hits 44135, taking the injury toll to some 30000, giving no further details to determine any country with highest death toll.

In view of these facts, the western and US-influenced mainstream media confirms the report issued by the associated press.

It is believed that the US is on the verge of failure militarily and morally and every step taken by it arouses intense anger and strong resentment among Afghan nation who can never tolerate the civilian casualties in Afghanistan, and the fact remains that US is to kill friends and allies as a means of subjugation to its wills and power, at the same time, the US forces are morally bound by some of their religious circles to increase obscenity among the Afghan masses and make them show total disregard for Islam and deviation against it, and have the Afghan masses commit every wrongdoing and obscenity regardless of their religious and moral values, whereas they are not ready for the betrayal of their own religion and sacrosanctity at any cost.

It is high time the US realized the sensitivity and enormity of the situation and the fact that the victory on the ground against Mujahideen in Afghanistan is not above zero, as the Afghan Islam-loving nation has never been subjugated throughout the Afghan history which is why the brave Mujahideen have brought the coalition of 43 countries to its knee and caused the US and its allies soldiers undergo mental-healing diseases who would rather commit suicide than fight against Mujahideen.


Statement of Islamic Emirate regarding the recent civilian casualties report by UNAMA Screen capture of full statement at Scribd.com

Thursday, 12 August 2010 02:31 administrator

The UNAMA, in its 2010 mid-year report on civilian casualties, released the civilian casualties’ statistics over the first six months of 2010 in Kabul city on Monday, August 10.

Observing the statistics issued by UNAMA, it appears crystal clear that the report is based on political expedience, exaggeration and propaganda instead of surfacing the facts.

The essence of the report is similar to that of Pentagon decision, saying “A large scale propaganda campaign, pining the civilian casualties on Taliban, has to be held and beefed up in order to create and exacerbate rifts within Afghan masses ending up in a clash between civilian and Taliban.”

Yet another flaw in the report is that it denies all the prior surveys, statistics and analysis, which are roughly close to the reality, issued by several different human rights organizations of the world.

The report holds Taliban responsible of 76 per cent of all civilian casualties, and attributes 12 percent of all civilian casualties to Pro-Government forces, adding that ISAF has caused the deaths of 69 civilians during the first six months of 2010.

To put every thing else behind, the surveys, analysis, statistics and sort of things, in order to throw light on the issue, merely the death toll of the victims of the US aerial attacks in only few districts of the country’s such as Arghandab, Zhari, Shiraz, Sorkh Rowd, and the massacre of Sungin is likely to hit more than 300 during the first six month of 2010.

Every observer would easily determine the truth of such reports as this and assess how authentic and spurious such reports may be.

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan expresses its utter disbelief and regret over the UNAMA report and over the fact that the UN with all the neutrally slogans, plays a major role as a propaganda organization for the American imperialism and keeps covering up the blatant crimes of the Pentagon which is similar to betrayal by UN against the bloodshed and the massacre of the Afghan nation.

Wonder why it can be so hard for the UN to find out the ground realties that any attempt to deviate the minds of the common people may be in vain, for it is the masses that know the facts and about the civilian casualties far better than any one else does.

If, Georgette Gagnon, director of Human Rights for UNAMA and Staffan de Mistura, special representative of Secretary-General, really intend to carry out their duties well as delegates of the United Nations in Afghanistan, they should admit the facts and prefer their conscientious responsibilities to US-imposed directives.


“Taliban execute woman in public” Real or rhetorical propaganda? - Screen capture of full statement at Scribd.com

Tuesday, 10 August 2010 05:36 administrator

The news report released under the headline “Taliban execute women in public” featured the breaking news of Monday, August 09, 2010, published and given a tremendous coverage by a number of mainstream media outlets.

To be frank, such mainstream media outlets have nothing to do with propagating the ground realities in Afghanistan, what they really have to do is to pin anything on Taliban that can defame them and tarnish the Mujahideen movement, no matter how much they have to overstep the bounds of media ethics.

Indeed, when we scrutinize we find that there are some technical flaws and lack of balance in what they have reported in the news about the stated women that we want to pinpoint before we confirm the truth of the news report.

“Taliban execute woman in public” this is to say (Qisas). And Qisas (execution) is an Islamic Sharia term meaning retaliatory punishment of a murderer, whereas the term does not refer to adultery. Take for example Ahmad, who killed Mahmood deliberately or unjustly, in such case, the Islamic jurisprudence carry out Qisas (execution).

Without the media weighing the scientific accuracy and determining the truth of the news report, it has used the term execution, some reports even said she was lashed 100 times and shot in her heart, the others said she was lashed 200 times and shot three times in the head, these reports are nothing more then mere propaganda and are against the professionalism and media ethics.

In the light of Islamic law, the stoning and lashings are carried out under certain cases, when a man and a woman are convicted of adulatory. When an unmarried male commits adultery with an unmarried female, they should be lashed. In case of a married male committing adultery with a married female, they should be stoned.

According to some media reports, saying that a 40-year-old pregnant widow was lashed and later shot dead in public is an unusual and preposterous event of its kind, a novelty in the history of the Islamic law which has never been heard of.

If, according to some news reports, she was a widow, then she was married who should have been stoned not lashed and shot, in accordance with Islamic Sharia. Let say, she was unmarried, according to Islamic law, she should have only been lashed 100 times rather than 200 times and shooting with a gun. That is to say, she must have never been lashed more than 100 times, let alone shot.

To put it bluntly, such courts as previously ordered to cut off Aisha’s nose and ears in Uruzgan province and this time decided that a 40-yea-old woman should be flogged and shot instead of stoning in Badghis province are rarity and can only be created and operated by the US and the mainstream media which is an intrinsic aspect of American imperialism and is being utilized to defame the Mujahideen.

However, the dignified media outlets are reminded to observe their code of neutrality and should not be bent on tarnishing their good name for American hegemony.


Canadian Withdrawal Endorsed by the Taliban!

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Well, it appears SOMEONE agrees with Canada’s withdrawal from Afghanistan next year.  This, from the Voice of Jihad English-language site (PDF at non-terrorist site here):

After the dissolution of Dutch government following its parliament’s  hot discussion  over   the American war in Afghanistan, now Canada and Australia have  decided to respect   views of their people for unconditional withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan …. After the dissolution of the Dutch government over the mission in Afghanistan. ,  where the parliament was not ready to extend the military mission in  the country , now the Australian and Canadian public have mounted   pressure on their  rulers to  pay respect to the people’s demand for withdrawal of  troops from Afghanistan and notify America and NATO  of their decision.  Observers believe that the Austrian and Canadian decisions to pull out of Afghanistan indicate the beginning of the fall of American empire and mastership ….

Must be the right thing to do, right?

US NATO Envoy to CAN, NLD: Please don’t go

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This, from Reuters:

The United States has urged the Netherlands and Canada to reconsider plans to withdraw combat troops from Afghanistan while NATO is increasing efforts to contain the Taliban insurgency. The Dutch government must decide by March 1 whether to push ahead with its plan to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan by the end of this year, while Canada has said plans to pull its soldiers in 2011. U.S. ambassador to NATO Ivo Daalder said it would be hard to replace Dutch troops in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province and that he believed Canadian troops would still be needed in Kandahar province after their planned withdrawal date.  In remarks released on the eve of an international meeting on Afghanistan in London, he said it was for each country to decide its own plans but underlined that the international effort in Afghanistan had entered a critical period …. (On) Canada, which plans to withdraw its troops from Kandahar province next year (he said) “It is very difficult for me to conceive that the situation at the end of 2011 will be such that the Canadian effort will be no longer needed.”

Well, then, will we hear more details, now, about what we’re planning to do post-2011?  We’ll have to wait and see…

(Crossposted at The Torch)

Written by milnewsca

27 January 10 at 10:36

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