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Deadly blast kills 7 puppets

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 17:32 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
KANDAHAR, Oct. 27 – 7 puppet ANA were killed and their vehicle destroyed last night by an IED in Panjwaee districts Taloqan Hadira area.

US logistical convoy attacked in Zhiri

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 17:33 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
KANDAHAR, Oct. 27 – A US invaders logistical convoy came under Mujahideen attack at 02:00 pm yesterday near Zhiri district center but the number of killed and wounded is not known.

Tank eliminated in Kandahar

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 17:33 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
KANDAHAR, Oct. 27 – Mujahideen detonated a mine on US invaders tank near Panjawee district center at 02:00 pm as a result all invaders onboard were killed and wounded.

Police vehicle destroyed in Kandahar

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 17:31 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
KANDAHAR, Oct. 27 – A puppet police vehicle hit a land mine near Akhond Sahib Ziyarat of Daman district but the number of killed and wounded is not known.

3 US invaders killed and blast hits foot patrol

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 06:54 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
URUZGAN, Oct. 27 – At least 3 US terrorists were killed at 05:00 pm yesterday when a powerful blast hit their foot patrol in Qala Naw area of Terenkot city.

Cowardly police check post surrenders to Mujahideen

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 17:25 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
ZABUL, Oct. 27 – 3 cowardly police from a check post in Kharwaryano area near Qalat city surrendered to Mujahideen last night, at around 12:00 am. Mujahideen say that the surrender was pre mediated and that the police also gave Mujahideen 6 Kalashnikovs and a PK automatic machine gun.

4 puppets killed near Qalat city

Wednesday, 27 October 2010 17:35 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
ZABUL, Oct. 27 – 4 security puppets were killed instantly when their vehicle was obliterated by an IED in Shado Village located near Qalat city.

Cross worshipers tank obliterated in Shahjoe

Tuesday, 26 October 2010 17:01 Qari Yousuf Ahmadi
ZABUL, Oct. 26 – A US invaders tank was obliterated by an IED at 10:00 am in Ganda desert area of Shahjoe district. All terrorists onboard were killed and wounded.



Remember how the Taliban’s Voice of Jihad English-language site got a makeover in August?

It appears the Taliban Info-machine’s webmeisters have freshened up the Arabic-language site, too.

Here’s the old look (like the Pashto-language site still is):

and here’s the new look:

A little more blog-looking than the original site, but not quite as blog-esque looking as the English site.

Is the Taliban Info-machine wanting to spice up the look to appeal more to Arabic-reading jihad wannabes?

TALIBAN PROPAGANDA WATCH: Radio Voice of Jihad On the Air!

According to this posting (Arabic, .pdf version on non-terrorist web page) at the alsomod.com web forums, the Taliban’s “Voice of Jihad” lies alternative viewpoints are on the air in Pashto and Dari:

“Principality site called radio stories on the Web
Thursday, 04 June 2009 08:23
Samoud: Media Center for the Emirate of Afghanistan is open radio news on its Voice of Jihad in Pashto and Dari (Chhamt) starting from yesterday, where the radio will provide news and field reports of clashes that take place on the land of Afghanistan with the crusaders and occupiers .. will broadcast bulletin morning and evening every day ..  This comes after admitting all media channels and news media in the world the superiority of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan to the Crusaders, despite their huge publicity mechanism .. ”
(Google English translation)

Good luck with that – as long as it lasts.