Friday, January 2, 2015

Iraq / Syria Regional War Updates ( January 2 -3 , 2014 ) After a bloody 2014 , what lies ahead for 2015 ?

Links....

US Fails in Attempted Rescues of Jordanian Pilot

Airstrike Leaves Civilian Casualties; 91 Killed Across Iraq



Dozens Killed as US Escalates Strikes in Syria
ISIS Captures 170 in Raid on Two Iraqi Villages


Vanguard of Syria's Uprising Now on the Run From ISIS


Iraq 2014: 48,590 Killed and 26,516 Wounded



Tweets 1/3/15 .....


  retweeted

Map 1: March 10, 2014 Map 2: January 1, 2015










  retweeted

2-We are confident about the info we reported.



  retweeted

1-We have seen the fire exchange with our own eyes. The Pentagon's denial of the attempt does not mean it didn't happen.








Raqqa was bombarded last night but the "attempt of hostages rescue" was dismissed by IS accounts in Raqqa


  retweeted

Mil sources tell US special operations forces did NOT launch a rescue mission 2free held Jordanian pilot v











ISIS seeking bases inside Lebanon: security chief







  retweeted

Syria is unhappy with Lebanon's new visa rules, says there should have been more coordination. How times have changed




to reopen embassy for first time in 25 years




takes 170 men hostage from 2 villages in N. in search for flag-burners





cells reinfiltrated Tarmiyah 20 km north of Baghdad, insurgents have regained some control inside the urban area. h/t




soldier kidnapped near border




imposes visas on for first time after being overwhelmed by








PT: Gen. Saadi's prediction has been borne out now that has surged back into central Bayji and controls most of the town.







1/2/15....


  retweeted

military consultants dressed as in posing with . .







  retweeted

Sad to see once more US pundits don't understand 's constitution with calls for Dayton-style top-down federalism



MAP: What Assad Regime Controls in at the Beginning of 2015 ?








Pentagon tells after more than 1,000 bombings in Iraq and Syria it hasn't verified a single civilian death











Weak institutions and corruption mean that major crimes in Iraq are not being investigated or prosecuted -







Syrian opposition to discuss Russian peace plan








19 killed in rebel fire on Syria's Aleppo: activists








Air Strikes against targets, 1 Jan. 2015 (17 Syria, 12 Iraq) 13 Kobane, 7 Mosul, Fallujah, Deir Ezzor...




AFP: 2014: Syria's bloodiest year yet