Monday, January 4, 2016

Month Misfortune January 2016

Month Misfortune January 2016 ---  ===

*References
Gatestone migrant rape crisis January 2016 - lists average more than 1 per day assaults by migrants in Europe
  • January 1. More than a thousand migrants sexually assaulted hundreds of German women in the cities of Cologne, Hamburg and Stuttgart.
  • January 4. A group of migrant youths sexually assaulted a handicapped girl in Bielefeld.
  • January 5. An Afghan migrant attempted to rape a 15-year-old girl in Burghausen.
  • January 7. A 36-year-old asylum seeker was arrested for raping a 16-year-old boy inside the city hall of Wolfsburg. A "southerner" (südländisch, arabisch) sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl near a train station in Ellwangen.
  • January 8. A 17-year-old Syrian migrant exposed himself to women at a swimming pool in St. Ingbert.
  • January 9. A 48-year-old woman was raped by three migrants in Dresden. etc......
Daily Misfortune Saturday, January 30, 2016 ---
  1. Almost 40 people are killed and 75 are rescued after a boat carrying migrants sinks between Turkey and Greece(Reuters)
  2. Orange County Men's Central Jail escape Two of the inmates who escaped from a jail in Santa Ana, California, were arrested in San Francisco(San Francisco Chronicle)
  3. National Western Complex shooting At least one person is killed and multiple others injured in a fight between twooutlaw motorcycle gangs in the American city of Denver, Colorado(9 News)
  4. Two dead in wrong way head-on crash in Cass County, Missouri 
  5. Jan 30, 2016 14 injured in Amazimtoti South Africa head-on collision 
  6. Jan 30 6 killed in South Africa Mpumalanga head-on collision 
Daily Misfortune Friday, January 29, 2016 ---
  1. Robbery suspect taken woman hostage dead after officer-involved shooting in Irving Texas
  2. Man killed in afternoon Bond Hill shooting 8th of year in Cincinnati 
  3. Man shot, killed in middle of street in Miami Dade Florida Brownsville neighborhood 
  4. January 29, 2016 Lynn Mass Man Shot, Killed By Police During Attempted Carjacking serving warrants 
  5. Saudi Arabia At least 3 people are killed and 7 wounded in an attack on a Shia mosque inSaudi Arabia's Eastern Province(The News Hub)
  6. Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) A pipeline used to generate around half the electricity in Iraqi Kurdistan is blown up, knocking out power across the region. (Reuters)
Daily Misfortune Thursday, January 28, 2016 ---
  1. Police say bomb threats 3rd in month that led to evacuation of UK schools 'not credible' 
  2. North Amityville NY shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured, police say 
  3. 3 Soldiers Killed in Mali's North in Explosion, Attack
  4. Yemen At least seven people are killed in a suicide bomb attack near the presidential palace in AdenYemen. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims it was behind the attack. (BBC)
  5. European migrant crisis A boat carrying Iraqi Kurd migrants sinks off the Greek island of Samos in theAegean Sea off Turkey's Anatolian coast, killing at least 24 people, including several children, with 11 others missing. (The New York Times) (NBC News)
  6. Sweden Sweden is disallowing about 45 percent of asylum applications
  7. Six people, including the gunman related to all victims, are dead in a murder-suicide at two locations in Chesapeake, Virginia,
  8. January 28, 2016 Suspect sought in connection with Manchester NH shooting arrested 
  9. January 28, 2016 Bomb Kills 8 in Yemen Near President's Residence  
  10. January 28, 20162 men killed Thursday night in Newark shooting 
  11. January 28, 2016  Father, son charged in Atlanta wreck by suspicious car fleeing police that killed retired CDC researchers 
  12. January 28, 2016  Iranian english teacher Nooshafarin Ravaghi arrested for helping Santa Ana jail escape. Ravaghi, 44, who taught English classes at Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana, Calif., was was arrested Thursday,...
  13. January 28, 2016   Mentally Disturbed Man Killed Teacher at Harlem Shelter After Vowing to Kill Somebody, Police Say
  14. January 28, 2016 "accidental" crash 1 killed, suspect pled guilty 4 years prison  2016 Marijuana, Alcohol Crash that Killed Fillmore Central High School Student 
Daily Misfortune Tuesday, January 26, 2016 ---
  1. Syrian Civil War A suicide bomb attack on a Syrian Army (SAA) checkpoint in the city of Homs kills at least 22 people, including around a dozen soldiers. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claims responsibility for the attack. (AFP via Daily Mail) (Reuters Canada)
  2. Second Battle of Al-Shaykh Maskin The Syrian Army, backed by Hezbollah militiamen and Russian airstrikes, retakes full control of the strategic town of Al-Shaykh Maskin in Syria's southern Daraa Governorate, according to theSyrian Observatory for Human Rights(AFP via Yahoo! News)
  3. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) A U.S. drone strike kills at least 6 ISIL militants in Afghanistan's Nangarhar Province, according to the Afghan defense ministry. (The New Indian Express)
  4. An Afghan police officer, allegedly tied to Taliban, poisons and kills ten of his colleagues in Urozganprovince. (AL Jazeera)Business and economy
  5. January 2016 United States blizzard The death toll from the blizzard rises to 38. (AP via ABC News America)
  6. Malaysian authorities find 13 bodies washed up on Johor beach believed to be Indonesian migrants.(Reuters via Channel News Asia)
  7. 1 killed Occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge U.S. federal authorities arrest militia leader Ammon Bundy and several of his followers following an exchange of gunfire at a traffic stop on U.S. Route 395 in Harney CountyOregon. One person,LaVoy Finicum, a rancher from Arizona and spokesman for the militia, was killed in the shootout.
  8. 2 killed 3 injured Shooting at Seattle's 'The Jungle' Homeless Camp 
  9. Terrorism Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests a MilwaukeeWisconsin, man who is alleged to have been planning a machine gun mass shooting at a local Masonic Temple(The Washington Post) (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel) (FBI)
  10. January 26, 2016 BCSO: Texas One dead after drunken wrong-way driver slams head on into teen driver 
  11. January 26, 2016 Chicago: Portage woman arrested after head-on crash
  12. January 26, 2016 Head-on crash near Harriston Canada leaves both drivers hurt
  13. January 26, 2016 Alcohol a factor in head-on Dodge County Wisconsin crashJanuary 26, 2016 Biker gang fight leads to stabbing on Bakersfield CA Rosedale Highway
  14. January 26, 2016 Woman Injured in Head-On Collision in Durham NC
  15. Principal killed Indianapolis bus jumps curb unknown reasons crash pushed children from harm's way 
Daily Misfortune Monday January 25, 2016---
  1. Boko Haram insurgency Suicide bombers kill at least 32 people and injure 66 others in northern Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria(Reuters Africa)
  2. Yemeni Civil War (2015–present) A Saudi-led coalition airstrike kills a senior Yemeni judge and seven members of his family in Sana'a
  3. At least eighty-five people are killed in Taiwan and tens of thousands stranded in airports as an unprecedented cold snap hits several Asian countries including China and South Korea
  4. January 2016 United States blizzard The death toll from the blizzard in the Eastern United States rises to at least 30. (AP)
  5. British explorer Henry Worsley dies while attempting to be the first person to cross Antarctica unaided.(BBC)
  6. Pender County woman dies in head-on collision 
  7. 15 Year-Old Migrant Stabs Swedish Refugee Center Worker to Death 
Daily Misfortune Sunday, January 24, 2016 ---
  1. January 24, 2016 Grenada rape murder victim and her husband attacked by 'ex-convict with pirate cutlass' 
  2. January 24, 2016  Police Investigate Rochester NY Shooting After Man Shows Up at Hospital 
  3. January 24, 2016 Woman, 59, Is Killed in Machete Attack in Bronx 
Daily Misfortune Saturday, January 23, 2016 ---
  1. Detail:
    1. Syrian Civil War Deir ez-Zor offensive (January 2016) Airstrikes on Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant-controlled areas inSyria's eastern Deir ez-Zor Governorate, leaves at least 47 civilians dead, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights(Sky News Australia)
    2. Jordanian–Syrian border incidents during the Syrian Civil War Jordanian soldiers kill 12 "infiltrators" and wound several others, on the border with Syria, foiling an attempt by dozens of smugglers to cross into the kingdom. The soldiers also confiscated more than 2 million narcotics pills that were left behind. (Reuters)
    3. European migrant crisis Around 200 migrants storm the French port of Calais, near the Channel Tunnel to Britain, after a demonstration in support of migrants living in the nearby Calais jungle camp, with approximately 50 of them boarding the P&O Ferries operated MS Spirit of Britain cross-border ferry. The port was closed following the incident. (Reuters)
    4. January 23, 2016 Gennadiy Manannikov Drunk Wrong Way Driver 5 killed Russian immigrant Gennadiy Manannikov wipes out  car full of immigrants from India driving drunk the wrong way, but  Wheeler's sister, Ryan Butler, called the defendant a "sociopathic maniac" who hid his behavior behind a wall of "alcohol-made-me-do-it." pleaded guilty in July to five counts of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, said he made a bad decision and was not a bad person who did it deliberately. 
Daily Misfortune Friday, January 22, 2016 ---
  1. 3 dead, 7 wounded in Chicago shootings thru fri 
  2. 1 dead, 1 injured in Aurora CO shooting
  3. Florida police officer wounded in 'ambush' shooting sitting in car
  4. March 28, 2013 crash Jan 22, 2016 update  Trucker gets 2 years in prison for crash that killed Illinois state trooper
  5. JSO investigates police-involved carjacking shooting on Jacksonville Florida Westside 
  6. January 22, 2016 4 killed 7 injured Canada La Loche Community School shooting  
Daily Misfortune Thursday, January 21, 2016 ---
  1. Bomb attack on police raid on terrorists kills six in Cairo  Reuters CAIRO A bomb attack killed six people, including three policemen near a road leading to the pyramids
  2. Mogadishu beach area hit by car bomb and intense gunfire The Guardian A car bomb has exploded at a popular seaside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu, with intense gunfire following the blast, police said. War in Somalia (2009–present) Gunmen attack the Lido or beach area in Mogadishu(BBC)
  3. Georgia Lottery winner killed during home invasion Atlanta Journal Constitution 
  4. A British inquiry alleges that Russian President Vladimir Putin "probably" personally approved the FSB's murder of Alexander Litvinenko in November 2006 based on findings from a public enquiry. (CNN)
  5. January 21, 2016 Renton WA movie theater drunk man fumbles gun shooting KIRO 
  6. March 19, 2015 killing, January 21, 2016 update Police Officer Who Killed Unarmed, Mentally Ill Naked Black Veteran Charging at Officer Indicted for Murder  ThinkProgress
  7. January 21, 2016 Ga. Lottery Winner Who Bought Christmas Gifts for Families in Need, Killed in Home Invasion 
  8. January 21, 2016 2 people reported dead after eastern Oklahoma bank robbery by cross dressing man bank CEO assasination msn 
  1. 2016 Charsadda university attack Gunmen attack a university in CharsaddaPakistan. At least 21 people are reportedly killed.(BBC News)
  2.  Destruction of cultural heritage by ISIL historic Saint Elijah's Monastery near the Iraqi city of Mosul, the oldest Christian monastery in Iraq that predates Islam, has been completely razed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militants. (Independent)
  3. NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announce that 2015 was the hottest year on record since the beginning of meteorological records in 1890. (Mashable)
  4. Police: Arrest made in shooting that prompted St. Augustine's University lockdown WRAL.com  Raleigh, N.C. - Officials said there is no danger to the public after a shooting put the campus of St. Augustine's University in Raleigh on lockdown early Wednesday morning
  5. Kabul blast: Suicide bomb in diplomatic district BBC News  
  6. Jackson County GA  apparent hunting, stolen truck domestic murder-suicide 

Daily Misfortune Tuesday January 19, 2016 ---
  1. War in North-West Pakistan At least 9 people are killed and 35 injured after a suicide bomber strikes near a security checkpoint near PeshawarPakistan(Geo TV)(AFP via RTE)
  2. Syrian Civil War The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims that scores of Syrian Army troops have been killed in fighting with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant over the past few days with the fiercest battles near the city of Deir ez-Zor(Jerusalem Post)
  3. ISIL confirms the death of militant Jihadi John in an airstrike in November. (BBC)
  4. Iraqi Civil War (2014–present)The United Nations Commission on Human Rights releases a report stating that at least 18,802 civilians have been killed and another 36,245 wounded between 1 January 2014 and 31 October 2015. Of these, 3,855 civilians were killed and 7,056 wounded between 1 May and 31 October 2015, with approximately half of these deaths occurring in Baghdad(United Nations)
  5. The roof of the renovated Hôtel Ritz in Paris is damaged by fire just weeks before the planned re-opening. (BBC)(Reuters)
  6. FBI investigating possible attack at the Super Bowl: Series of attacks on fiber optic cables raises concern about 'complex plot'
Daily Misfortune Monday, January 18, 2016 ---
  1. 2014–16 Russian military intervention in Ukraine Ukraine says that a cyberattack on Boryspil International Airport near Kiev came from Russiancomputers. (Sky News)
  2. Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen A Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a police building in Yemen's capital, Sana'a, kills at least 26 people and injures 15 others. (RT)
  3. Spillover of the Syrian Civil War A rocket fired from ISIL-controlled territory in Syria's Aleppo Governorate, kills at least one person and injures another in the Turkish city of Kilis, close to the Syria–Turkey border. The Turkish militaryresponded with artillery fire on ISIL positions. (AFP via Daily Mail)Arts and culture
  4. November 2015 Paris attacks A man linked to the Paris attacks is arrested in MohammediaMorocco(Sky News)
  5. MASSOB Biafran separatists claim that police killed 8 protesters calling for independence. (AP via WTOP)
  6. The Russian Duma rejects a Communist Party bill banning homosexual expression. (Radio Free Europe)
  7. United States presidential election, 2016 The British Parliament debates a petition, signed by more than 560,000 people, calling for the Home Secretary to ban, because of 'hate speech,' United States Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump from entering the United Kingdom. Almost all of the 50 MPs (member of parliament), of the 650-member legislative body, present criticized Trump -- especially his comments on Muslims -- but few supported an entry ban. (CNN) (The Guardian)
Daily Misfortune Sunday, January 17, 2017 ---
  1. 2016 Jakarta attacks The confirmed death toll from this week's attacks rises to eight. (Reuters via Jerusalem Post)
  2. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) A suicide bomber kills at least 13 people and injures 14 in the Afghan city of Jalalabad(Reuters via LBC Australia)(AFP via Yahoo! News)
  3. Syrian Civil War Deir ez-Zor massacre ISIL militants abduct at least 400 civilians from the eastern Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor(Sky News)
  4. Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) At least 13 civilians have been killed by a roadside bomb while fleeing from fighting between Iraqi security forces and ISIL near Ramadi(Al-Jazeera)
  5. Three Americans are missing, feared kidnapped, in Baghdad. Several unconfirmed reports claim that they were kidnapped by a shi'ite militant group. (Washington Examiner)
  6. Yemeni Civil War (2015–present) A suicide-bomb attack outside the police chief's house in Aden, southern Yemen, leaves at least 7 people dead. (AP via ABC News)
  7. At least five people are killed and ten injured in a microbus crash in Egypt's New Valley Governorate.(Ahram Online)
  1. 2016 Jakarta attacks The confirmed death toll from this week's attacks rises to eight. (Reuters via Jerusalem Post)
  2. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) A suicide bomber kills at least 13 people and injures 14 in the Afghan city of Jalalabad(Reuters via LBC Australia)(AFP via Yahoo! News)
  3. Syrian Civil War Deir ez-Zor massacre ISIL militants abduct at least 400 civilians from the eastern Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor(Sky News)
  4. Iraqi Civil War (2014–present) At least 13 civilians have been killed by a roadside bomb while fleeing from fighting between Iraqi security forces and ISIL near Ramadi(Al-Jazeera)
  5. Three Americans are missing, feared kidnapped, in Baghdad. Several unconfirmed reports claim that they were kidnapped by a shi'ite militant group. (Washington Examiner)
  6. Yemeni Civil War (2015–present) A suicide-bomb attack outside the police chief's house in Aden, southern Yemen, leaves at least 7 people dead. (AP via ABC News)
  7. At least five people are killed and ten injured in a microbus crash in Egypt's New Valley Governorate.(Ahram Online)
  8. 2 killed including suspect Utah police officer, suspect dead in gunfire exchange after hit and run 
Daily Misfortune Saturday, January 16, 2016 ---
  1. January 16, 2016 1 killed suspect arrested Holly Davis Arrested Shooting Arizona Chinese Exchange Student After Crash 
  2. 29 killed 2016 Ouagadougou attacks Burkina Faso security forces storm the Hotel Splendid which had been under attack by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb militants. Over 126 people have been freed and at least 29 people have died. (AP via the Daily Mail),(BBC)(CNN)(AFP via Daily Star) 
  3. 2 abducted Two Australians, a doctor and his wife, have been abducted in northern Burkina Faso. The Al Qaeda-linked, Mali-based "Emirate of the Sahara" is responsible, according to SITE(AP) (AFP via Yahoo! News)
  4. 2016 Jakarta attacks Indonesia blocks access to radical Islamist websites and social media sites after the recent terror attacks in Jakarta.(Reuters)
  5. Syrian Civil War 2016 Deir ez-Zor massacre At least 75 Syrian Army soldiers and pro-Assad militiamen are killed following a multi-front attack on the easternSyrian city of Deir ez-Zor by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant forces.Hundreds of civilians are reportedly killed by militants may be one of the deadliest days in Syria's nearly five-year war. (AFP via Yahoo)
  6. Al-Qaeda insurgency in YemenDrone strikes in Yemen A U.S. drone strike on a vehicle in Yemen's Shabwah Governorate kills three suspected Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants. (The Guardian)
  7. A suspected gas explosion in the Italian town of Arnasco kills at least five people. (Business Insider)
  8. Iran–United States relations Iran releases four Iranian-American prisoners
  9. European migrant crisis Austria is to deploy its army on its borders to counter surging numbers of migrants entering the Central European country. (Local Austria)
  10. January 16, 2016  6-year-old pedestrian killed, NJ driver Shang Zhen Huang arrested when car jumps curb 
Daily Misfortune Friday, January 15, 2016 ---
  1. Brazil fire: Chemical warehouse explosion when rainwater hits acid unleashes toxic gas in Santos  BBC News 
  2. 4 injured 3 suspects arrested Police Chase Speeding Car That (Deliberately?) Hits 2 New York Police Cars, 4 Officers Hurt ASSOCIATED PRESS
  3.  Islamist Militants Claim 63 Kenyan Troops Killed in Somalia Bloomberg 
  4. 2016 Jakarta attacks Three men are arrested in the outskirts of Jakarta 
  5. China's Haier Group buys General Electric's appliance unit for $5.4 billion. (Bloomberg)
  6. Azerbaijani Police use tear gas and water cannons to forcibly disperse protesters (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
  7. January 15, 2016 A tour bus carrying skiers runs off the road in Japan's Nagano Prefecture with at least 14 people dead and injuring another 27.(Bloomberg) tags: bus incident
  8. January 15, 2016 Twelve people are feared dead following a bus road accident in a bus in India (Greater Kashmir) tags: bus incident
  9. The Hawaiian Coast Guard are searching for twelve American service personnel north of Oahu following a helicopter crash. (RT)
  10. One person is in a coma and five people are critically ill following a medical trial in RennesFrance(The Guardian
  11. PKK rebellion (2015–present) Twelve Turkish academics are detained for signing a declaration opposing military action against Kurdistan Workers Partyforces in southeast Turkey(AP via Washington Post)
  12. 2 Killed 1 funeral January 15, 2016  PressTV (Iran) hundreds of Palestinians attended the funeral of Mouayyad Jabareen, which reportedly turned into a defiant mass march. Israeli forces on January 14 shot and killed Jabareen near the Beit Einun junction northeast of the city of al-Khalil over alleged stabbing attempts. ... the site of the deaths of at least four Palestinians this month.(they are killing them) is on purpose. two Palestinian were also killed by Israeli forces in al-Barij refugee camp in the besieged Gaza Strip on Friday. Funeral for Man Shot ... Al‑Alam News They throw vegetable knives near him to say that he was coming to kill ...
    PLAY Huffingont Post Video killed by Israeli troops in an alleged stabbing on Thursday 

Daily Misfortune Thursday, January 14, 2016 ---
  1. 7 killed 2016 Jakarta attacks Paris style coordinated bomb blasts and gunfire are reported in the centre of the Indonesian capital Jakarta.  seven deaths including five attackers blamed on Islamic State terrorists (AP),(AFP via Channel News Asia) 
  2. 6 killed 39 wounded January 14, 2016 Turkey car bomb, rocket attack hits police HQ near Diyarbakir BBC News
  3. Israeli–Palestinian conflict (2015–present) A foiled stabbing attack resulted in Israeli soldiers shooting and killing a Palestinian at Beit Einun(The Jerusalem Post) 
  4. January 14, 2016 Early morning explosion, fire level Union Maine house  WMTW
  5. January 14, 2016 Explosion in fireworks factory kills 10 in central Chinese town 
  6. January 7, 2013. shooting January 14, 2016 video Video released of Chicago police shooting of Cedrick Chatman CNN International 
  7. January 14, 2016 Man on parole who fatally stabbed bouncer in upstate club found knifed to death in ...  New York Daily News 
  8. January 14, 2016 EX-UBER DRIVER Omar Nassir FIGHTS SEX ASSAULT CHARGE ARISING FROM NEW EVIDENCE  
  9. January 14, 2016 Gas leak repaired after explosion in Ecorse park bathroom Detroit 
  10. January 14, 2016 Toddler killed, 2 others injured in Dayton Ohio shooting WHIO 
  11. January 14, 2016 Newport News PD to provide update on double homicide and officer-involved shooting  WAVY-TV 

Daily Misfortune Tuesday, January 12, 2016 ---


Daily Misfortune Sunday, January 10, 2016 ---
  1. PKK rebellion (2015–present) Turkish security forces kill at least 32 Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants over the weekend, in military operations across the embattled Kurdish-majority southeast. (Reuters)
  2. Yemeni Civil War (2015–present) Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen A suspected Saudi missile strike on a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) clinic in Razih, located in Yemen's northern Saada Governorate, leaves at least five people dead and around a dozen injured. (RT)  International medical group, Doctors Without Borders or MSF, has strongly condemned an attack on a clinic it runs in northern Yemen. (PressTV)
  3. War in Afghanistan (2015–present) The Afghanistan defense ministry reports its forces have recaptured Darqad District in northern Takhar Province. According to the ministry, twenty Talibanmilitants and one Afghan soldier were killed in two days of fighting. (The Gulf Today) (Reuters)
  4. Twenty people are killed after a bus carrying amateur football players and fans plunges into a river in Veracruz, eastern Mexico(Business Standard)(AP)
  5. The two-month-old Nipigon River Bridge near NipigonOntario is closed to traffic after a mechanical failure, severing the Trans-Canada Highway and forcing a detour into the United States(CBC)(National Post)International relations
  6. U.S. Army officials set August 8 as the start date for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s court-martial. Bergdahl, charged with desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, was held captive by the Taliban for five years after he left his base in Afghanistan. A pre-trial hearing is scheduled for early this week. (AP)
  7. Mexican Drug War Mexican authorities want to question American actor Sean Penn and Mexican actress Kate del Castillo about a secret October meeting and interview withJoaquín Guzmán, published by Rolling Stone magazine yesterday. Mexico Attorney General Arely Gomez says it was the Penn interview that led authorities to a Guzman hiding place. (CNN) (CBS News) (USA Today) (Rolling Stone)
  8. 2 injured Israeli forces have shot and injured two Palestinians near the West Bank city of Bethlehem. (PressTV)
  9. 1 arrested Lebanese security forces have arrested a suspect in connection with last November’s deadly suicide bombings in Beirut.  (PressTV)
  10. 2 killed The Ukrainian army says two of its servicemen have been killed in the restive Donbas area. (PressTV)
  11. Store clerk stabbed to death after argument, not robbery in Seattle Chinatown-International District KOMO News‎ 

Daily Misfortune Saturday, January 9, 2016 ---
  1. Terrorism in Egypt Two police officers are shot dead by gunmen near the Giza pyramids, on the outskirts of Cairo(The Independent) (wikip)
  2. Libyan Civil War (2014–present) A major power station in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi is shelled by militants. (Reuters) (wikip)
  3. Syrian Civil WarRussian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War Russian airstrikes on a Al-Nusra Front (Al-Qaeda's branch in Syria)-run prison complex in the northern town of Maarrat al-Nu'manIdlib, leaves nearly 60 people dead. Most of those killed were rebels imprisoned by Al-Nusra, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights(The National)(AFP via Daily Mail) (wikip)
  4. Brussels Agreement (2013) Anti-Serbian protesters set fire to the government's headquarters in Kosovo's capital, Pristina, over an EU-brokered deal that will give Kosovo's ethnic Serb minority greater local powers. (RT) (wikip)
  5. Sian Blake's partner Arthur Simpson-Kent is arrested in Ghana in connection with the murder of Blake and her two children. (The Guardian) (wikip)


Daily Misfortune Friday, January 8, 2016 ---
  1. Man Accused of Shooting Philly Cop Pledged Allegiance to ISIS, Police Say ABC News 
  2. 4 critically injured in Boston Dow Chemical plant explosion My Fox Boston 
  3. Suspect in Tel Aviv Rampage Is Killed in a Shootout With Police New York Times 
  4. Paris Attack Bomb Workshop Found in Belgium Apartment Wall Street Journal
  5. Liverpool city centre 'bomb scare' sparks evacuation  BBC.com‎
  6. New Year's Eve sexual assaults in Germany The chief of Cologne's police force, Wolfgang Albers, is relieved of his duties following criticism of his handling of violent clashes and sexual assaults by migrant gangs in the city on New Year's Eve. (The Independent) (Wikip)
  7. The Mexican Navy recaptures escaped drug lord Joaquín Guzmán, also known as "El Chapo", in Los Mochis, Sinaloa(RT) (Wikip)

Daily Misfortune Thursday, January 7, 2016 ---
  1. Male grazed in shooting at moving car on Chicago Dan Ryan Expressway Chicago Sun-Times 
  2. Zliten truck bombing At least 65 people are killed after a truck bomb hit a police training center in the Libyan town of Zliten(Reuters)
  3. Terrorism in Egypt Gunmen open fire on tourists at a hotel close to the Giza pyramids. There were no casualties in the attack, which caused some damage to the hotel, and the attackers were arrested shortly afterwards. (BBC)
  4. Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen Iran says last night, Saudi warplanes bombed its embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana'a, wounding several of its guards. The Associated Press reports there is no visible damage to the building. A Saudi-alliance spokesman promises to investigate the accusations. (RT) (The Washington Post) (AP)(Reuters)
  5. Saudi-led coalition airstrikes today reportedly hit the presidential palace and a mountain military base to the south of Sana'a, causing children and teachers in several schools to flee. There were no immediate reports of casualties. (Reuters)
  6. Militia occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Tribal chair Charlotte Rodrique of the local Burns Paiute Tribe has joined in asking the occupiers to leave  (The Washington Post) via MSN)
  7. French police shoot dead a knife-wielding man, who was shouting "Allahu Akbar", outside a police station in Goutte d'Or, located in the 18th arrondissement ofParis. A piece of paper with an Islamic State flag and claim for the attack written in Arabic was found on his body. The incident is noted for taking place on the anniversary of last year's Charlie Hebdo shooting(BBC)
  8. The bodies of six people are found in a rural village in Guerrero state in southern Mexico(La Prensasa)
  9. Scotland Yard confirms that they are investigating a triple murder in relation to the death of British actress Sian Blake and her two sons after the discovery of their dead bodies on Tuesday. (AAP via News Limited)
  10. January 7, 2016 1 injured 1 arrested Edward Archer Philadelphia Self Admitted ISIS Cop Assassin Terrorist 
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  1. Israeli forces confiscated a bulldozer rehabilitating land for agricultural purposes at al-Khirbeh near Aqraba and Majdal Bani Fadil. Israeli spokesmen wer unaware of the incident. [21]  Wikip
  2. A 2 story building, and a 125 square apartment under construction, belonging to the family of Nadia Abu Diab in Silwan, East Jerusalem weredem olished by Israeli authorities for lacking a permit.. [22]
  3. Part of Imad Burqan’s restaurant in Beit Safafa was bulldozed by Israeli authorities for lack of a permit. [22] Wikip
  4. 3 cousins, Ahmad Salim Abd al-Majid Kawazba (21), Alaa Abed Muhammad Kawazba (20), and Muhannad Ziyad Kawazba (20), from Sa'ir northeast of Hebron were shot dead when they allegedy tried to stab Israeli soldiers at the Gush Etzion Junction in the West Bank and were shot dead. No Israelis were injured.[23][24] Wikip
  5. Khalil Muhammad al-Shalaldah (16) also of Sa'ir was shot dead after he allegedly approached Israeli forces at the Beit Einun junction northeast of Hebron armed with a knife. His brother Mahmoud al-Shalaldah had been wounded by Israeli troops near Sa'ir on November 13, 2015 and later died.[24] A day afterwards, the Palestinian authority denounced the killing of the 4 Sa’ir youths as summary field executions done without any attempt at arresting the youths.[25]Hamas called for a "day of rage" following the two incidents.[23] Wikip


Daily Misfortune Wednesday, January 6, 2016 ---
  1. Florence police bomb squad find hot dogs in aluminum foil found inside suspicious bags Reddit 
  2. Islamic State's Libyan branch continues attacks on Libya's oil ports of Sidra and Ra's Lanuf, resulting in at least 10 security personnel deaths and 40 injured. 
  3. Bahrain says it has dismantled a terrorist cell allegedly linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guard and Lebanon's Hezbollah(The National)
  4. 2016 North Korean nuclear test A 5.1 magnitude earthquake near SungjibaegamNorth Korea, is suspected to be a nuclear explosion 
  5. German police temporarely seal off the main entrance to the chancellery building because of a suspicious package. (Reuters) (AP via USA Today) (Al Arabia)
  6. Texas state trooper Brian Encinia is charged with perjury in connection with the death of Sandra Bland(AP via Fox 32)
  7. January 6, 2016 Driving dispute leads to shooting on Buffalo NY Crescent Avenue  WGRZ
  8. January 6, 2016 15-year-old killed man shot in pull-up to men walking on road shooting at car on Candler Road Atlanta WSB Atlanta
  9. January 6, 2016 Woman critically injured dies pickup swerves into her lane slippery road head-on crash on Hwy. 169 KOMO
  10. January 6, 2016 Driver jailed vehiclular homicide in Minnesota fatal head-on kills elderly driver crash KARE 
  11. January 6, 2016 Shooting on Pont Des Mouton Road leaves man in critical condition KLFY 
  12. Israel Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon decided that Beit al-Baraka, a (9.3 acre) former Protestant missionary compound north of al-Arrub refugee camp, purchased by Irving Moskowitz through a shell Swedish company in 2012 was to be annexed to the Gush Etzion bloc of settlements in the West Bank.[18][19] Wikip
  13. 5 Bedouin families had their dwellings bulldozed in the E1 Corridor of the West Bank, leaving 25 members of familiers in the Abu Nuwwar community homeless.[20] Wikip
Daily Misfortune Tuesday, January 5, 2016 ---
  1. 2 surrendered 2 "Military age men" Pakistan and Afghan With Terrorist Ties Caught at San Diego's southern border "Credible threat" posed by unknown Afghans and Pakistanis 
  2. Border Patrol reports bands of Gypsies crossing from Mexico seeking Canada Refugee Asylum 
  3. Afghanistan  A United States Army soldier is killed and two others wounded in a joint operation with Afghan National Security Forcesin Afghanistan's southern Helmand Province(Washington Post)
  4. 2016 Kaliachak riots Violent riots break out in KaliachakWest BengalIndia, after political activist Kamlesh Tiwari allegedly insulted the Muslim prophet Muhammad(Times of India)
  5. Nimr al-Nimr
  6. One Shia protester is killed and a child is injured by Saudi police in Al-AwamiyahEastern Province(FT)
  7. 7 killed Libya  militants continue to besiege the Libyan oil port of Sidra, attacking checkpoints on the road to the port, leaving seven guards dead. oil storage tank in the port was set on fire by a long-range rocket
  8. The Islamic State, following Saudi Arabia's execution of 47 people on Saturday, threatens to destroy Saudi Arabia's Tarfiya and al-Ha'ir Prisons holding Al-Qaeda and ISIL supporters. (Reuters) (Daily Mail)
  9. 14 deaths and over 30 injured: bus catches fire in the Chinese city of Yinchuan resulting in at least . (AP via Fox News)
  10. Ahmad Younis Kawazba (18) of the village of Sa'ir north of Hebron was shot after stabbing an Israeli soldier at a Gush Etzion checkpoint in the West Bank. The soldier was lightly wounded. Kawazba is the 6th person from Sa'ir to have died since the October 2015 surge in the Israeli-Palestine conflict.
    1. Police: Man dead in shooting in north-central Lincoln Nebraska 
    2. Man killed on Chicago Schools Safe Passage route near train stop
    3. Young black mother shot and killed in Newport News VA domestic apartment invasion with children inside by man she knew 
    4. Winston-Salem NC Officer Shot and Dragged in Marijuana Traffic Stop Shooting ABC News 
    5. IraqTwo Sunni mosques are bombed in central Iraq and a muezzin is killed amid fears of renewals of sectarian strife following Saudi Arabia's execution of Shi'ite cleric Nimr al-Nimr in Saudi Arabia(AFP via Straits Times)
    6. Killing of captives by ISIL The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) releases a video showing the killing of five men accused of committing espionage on the militant group for the United Kingdom.
    7. 2016 Pathankot attack Five of the terrorists who attacked an Indian Air Force base in PathankotPunjab are reported to have been killed; mopping-up and search operations continue. 
    8. Libya  Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant attacks the Libyan oil port of Sidra, Two members of the Petrol Facilities Guard militia, which is defending Sidra, were reportedly killed
    9. Sudan and Bahrain follow Saudi Arabia's lead and cut diplomatic relations with Iran, and the United Arab Emirates downgrades diplomatic ties. (BBC)
    10. New Year's Eve Cologne sex attacks German police begin investigations into a gang of up to 1,000 men of North African and Arab appearance who committed sexual assaults on women in Cologne's main square on New Year's Eve. (AFP via The New York Times)
    11. Artyom Gasparyan Armed and Dangerous' Suspect Killed After Wild Chase Crash, Shooting Closes in Los Angeles 5 Freeway
    12. Police make arrest in shooting death of Norfolk teen 
    13. Police Seek Homeless Mentally Unstable Assailant Stabbing of Bronx McDonald's Manager after he asked man to leave

    1. Two Israelis were initially reported to have been wounded in an alleged stabbing attack on an Israeli police officer near Jerusalem's light rail service. The Palestinian was shot and sustained moderate wounds. According to a spokesperson for the Hadassah hospital, no Israeli was stabbed, though a 15 year old girl had a very light leg injury and a 29 year old student hurt himself on falling on the ground. [15] Wikip
    2. 11 Palestinians were shot with live and rubber-coated steel bullets by Israeli forces in clashes with mourners after the funeral of Ahmad Jamal Taha, shot dead after stabbing an Israeli to death on November 27 2015. 7 were hit by live fire, and 4 with rubber-coated steel bullets.[16]

    Daily Misfortune Sunday, January 3, 2016 ---
    1. January 3, 2016 Arrests Made After Mexican Mayor Shot Dead Voice of America Authorities have arrested three suspects, including a minor, after a mayor of a Mexican city ... 3 Arrested in Slaying of Mexican Mayor KIII TV3‎ 3 detained in slaying of mayor a day after taking office in south-central Mexico city US News World Report
    2. January 3, 2016 CMPD: Man killed in police shootout was suspect in recent murder Charlotte Observer Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police are on scene early Monday morning of an officer involved shooting that occurred Sunday night. An officer was shot in the leg and a suspect was shot and killed as officers tried to serve an arrest warrant on Watson Drive.
    3. January 3, 2016 Police: 1 dead, 2 injured after Former First Coast black football standout shot, killed in Arlington Jacksonville FL house party mass shooting First Coast News  according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. Former First Coast HS football player going to college on scholarship killed and two others shot at a house party. Mikel LaShawn Stewart was killed.
    4. January 3, 2016 L Street in DC reopens after shooting investigation WTOP WASHINGTON - An investigation into a shooting in downtown D.C. closed L Street, NW, from 19th to 18th streets and 18th Street from K to M streets during the Monday morning commute. Police say a man was shot just before 3 a.m. Monday.
    5. January 3, 2016 Drivers can't identify woman shot in car, dies in Houston Whataburger parking lot after shooting  KTRK-TV Detectives are investigating the death of a young woman at a north Harris County Whataburger after a shooting. A young girl in her late teens or early twenties was shot and killed inside a red vehicle that ended up at the restauran.. teen was in the back of a car when she was shot near I-45 and Dyna, according to investigators., two men stopped asking for help ...girl was shot in the back but was likely not the intended target.
    6. January 3, 2016 Attempted stabbing attack in Jerusalem Ynetnews   15-year-old girl was lightly wounded by shrapnel after an assailant tried to stab a police officer in Jerusalem and was shot and arrested after a short chase.
    7. January 3. Raouf El Ayeb, a 31-year-old French citizen of Tunisian origin, was charged with attempted homicide after he tried to run down four troops who were guarding a mosque in Valence. Although police found "jihadist propaganda images" on Ayeb's computer, they attributed the attack to "depressive syndrome" rather than terrorism because he was not heard shouting "Allahu Akbar" (Allah is the greatest) during the attack. (gatestone)\

    Daily Misfortune Saturday, January 2, 2016 ---

    1. Terrorism in India 2016 Pathankot attack Heavily armed terrorists, reportedly members of Jaish-e-Mohammed, attack an Indian Air Force base in PathankotPunjab; three security force personnel and four of the terrorists are reported to have been killed. (DNA)
    2. Mexican Drug WarGisela Mota Ocampo, mayor of Temixco in Mexico's Morelos state is assassinated by gunmen at her home, less than a day after taking office. Morelos GovernorGraco Ramírez, attributed Mota's killing to organized crime, without citing a particular drug cartel or gang. (AP via Daily Mail)
    3. Militia occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Armed militiamen, including members of the Bundy family of Nevada, take over and occupy the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns, Oregon following a peaceful rally in support of Dwight and Steve Hammond, who were convicted of arson in 2012 for setting fires on public land adjacent to their property. (Oregon Live)
    4. Sheikh Nimr, The Saudi Arabian government executes 47 people, including Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, a prominent Shia Muslim cleric and leader of the anti-government Shia opposition group. His execution generated negative worldwide reactions from politicians, Muslim religious figures, and Shia people. (BBC) (The Nation) (Indian Express) (Reuters)
    5. Iranian protesters ransack and set fire to the Saudi Arabian embassy in Tehran, in response to the Saudi execution of Nimr al-Nimr(The New York Times)


    Daily Misfortune Friday, January 1, 2016 ---

    1. Israeli–Palestinian conflict A probable terrorist mass shooting takes place at a pub in Tel AvivIsrael, leaving two dead and eight injured. shooter is 30 year old muslim Nisa'at Melkham (Haaretz)
    2. About one thousand houses in Manila's Tondo district in the Philippines are set ablaze following New Year's Eve firecracker festivities that left one dead and 380 others injured. (AP via CTV News)
    3. Israel has returned the bodies of 23 Palestinians slain in the recent clashes in the occupied West Bank. PressTV
    4. Houston Texas house party mass shooting 4 injured 
    5. Fatal crash in eastern Colorado Springs causes power outage 
    6. 124 police officers killed nationwide in the line of duty in 2015  Fifty-two police officers were killed as the result of criminal acts in the United States in 2015
    7. 1 arrested, 1 in critical condition following Ithaca shooting 
    8. New Year's Eve party leads to fatal Hutchinson Kansas  stabbing 
    9. State Police search for missing person  Pei R. Mei, of Sparta, New Jersey
    10. Pa. woman charged with killing her husband  following an incident that happened on New Year's Day shot her husband with a .22 caliber firearm during an argument 
    11. January 1, 2016 Chicago sees most violent 2015 of all major cities   More than 2,900 people were shot in Chicago in 2015 [Chicago Tribune]
    12. January 1, 2016  Bump Reportedly Led To Deadly New Year's Day Stabbing Of West Hartford CT Man 
    13. January 1, 2016 Suspects sought after student killed Denton Texas road rage shooting
    14. Israel: Two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip hit open ground in the Sha'ar Negev area.
    15. Palestinian TV reporter, Anal al-Jadaa, was shot in the leg by a rubber-coated steel bullet while covering clashes between villagers and Israeli troops at Kafr Qaddum.
    16. Mahmoud Kabaha, a Palestinian taxidriver from Barta'a on the Green Line was attacked and beaten by two armed settlers near Mevo Dotana in West Bank Israel
    17. France Interior Ministry announced 804 cars and trucks were torched across France on New Year's Eve, a 14.5% decrease from the 940 in 2015
    18. Metro Police car crashes into wall during chase; no one hurt - Las Vegas sun Jan 1, 2016 - At a Las Vegas Valley high school
    6 January[edit]

    8 January[edit]
    Palestinians hurled stones at a bus traveling north of Hebron, smashing a window and lightly injuring the driver in the eye from rock splinters.[26] Wikip
    Ahmad Abu Hummus (12) was in a critical condition after suffering severe head and eye injuries in clashes with Israeli forcesd in Isawiya, East Jerusalem. A Palestinian spokesman claimed he was shot by Israeli police while standing on a street.[27] Wikip
    14 Palestinians were wounded in the legs by Israeli live fire inside the Gaza strip as clashes developed along thesecurity barrier Another was shot by a rubber-coated steel bullet, [28][29] Wikip
    6 Palestinians were shot with rubber-coated steel bullet during demonstrations on the West Bank.[28]
    9 January[editWikip
    Ali Abu Maryam (26) from the village of al-Jadida and Said Abu al-Wafa (38) of al-Zawiya, were shot dead at the al-Hamra military checkpoint, near the settlements of Beqaot and Ro'i, in the northern Jordan Valley of the West Bank. Israeli reports say the two tried to stab soldiers on