Thursday, January 1, 2015

Iraq / Syria Regional War ( January 1 , 2015 ) - Battlefield and political news of note touching on Iraq and Syria .....

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Can ISIS Extend Current Momentum In 2015?




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Basra moving toward independence








Security source: U.S.-led coalition targets a meeting for ISIS in , kills 15 including leaders


Air strikes launched by the U.S.-led coalition has targeted a meeting of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants south of the Iraqi province of Mosul Thursday night, killing 15 members of the group including leaders, a security source told Al Arabiya News Channel.



















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List:Russia has invited 28 Syrian opposition figures to Moscow for talks in preparation for dialogue with gov







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CONFIRMED: 13th unit FSA commander; Ahmad Al Saud kidnapped by Al Nusra Front in Idlib yesterday evening



And regarding Al Saud ....


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29510994


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Major Ahmed Al Saud leads the 13th Division, one of the more moderate rebel groups that have been vetted by America. He says only a fraction of the promised weapons and support has been supplied.
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"No war can be won solely from the air. It needs fighting on the ground," he adds.
Major Ahmed Al Saud, 13th Division leader: "No war can be won solely from the air"
"This requires support. If we don't have it, then we can't fight inside."
















Monitor: over 76,000 killed in in 2014







Senior Iranian official Mr Shahroudi: US Army drops weapons for ISIS fighters close to Shia cities.







Battles rage for control of and its oil fields - disponible en español



















: forces shell rebels' positions in Jroud Baalbek, : Al Arabiya Correspondent






Pictures of -ISIS confrontations on New Year's Eve

















France says rising as terrorist ‘sanctuary’














Pic from a anti-ISIS/Regime demo in Kurdish city of Amuda in Hasakah "ISIS enslaves our women & PYD kidnaps our kids"



2nd pic:


"Regime pillages Syria with excuse of resistance PYD displaced the Kurds with excuse of ISIS & resistance"