Saturday, January 31, 2015

Syria / Iraq Regional War Update - January 31 , 2015 - Focus on Battlegrounds of Iraq and Syria , political items of note , Item of note on Jordan , Lebanon , Iran , ISIS / Al Qaeda items of note , Yemen items .... Updated as appropriate !


ISIS Pounds Iraqi Kurdish Sites, Kills General

At Least 6,106 Killed in Iraq During January

Jordan Threatens Mass Executions of ISIS Prisoners


2/1/15 .....

UPDATE: terrorist group claims responsibility for bus bombing – reports

BREAKING: Blast on a bus in a central kills at least six people, wounds 10.

vows to do 'everything' to save life of ISIS-held pilot

During the conference, opposition parties submitted a draft including 10 humanitarian items

Mosul deteriorates under rule

Masoud Barzani has been officially invited to the security conference in , set to be held on 6-8...

US-led coalition fighter jets have targeted 76 positions in Iraq and Syria on Saturday, carrying out 27...

militants release beheading footage of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ending a week-long negotiations with Japan's government.


" will never let go of Peninsula in face of terror" - Egyptian President . Watch live report

"The media has a role to play in maintaining the morale...of the people," - 's President .

"Egyptians chose to stand up against the [Muslim Brotherhood's] option of 'be led by us or be killed'" - President .

"People say we are ready to kill to spread our religion...what religion is this?" - 's President .

"I am ready to be killed...and meet God with what I have done," says President .

"I cannot stand against terrorism without you," says President emotionally.

UPDATES| 's President forms single command to combat terrorism in the :

: Sources to Al Arabiya: 's says resignation is final

Al-Qaeda's Al-Zawahiri says Osama Bin Laden was once a member of the Muslim Brotherhood: (AR)

Army detains top terror suspect’s son, mother-in-law

-backed rebels join Islamist-dominated alliance: activists

seizes oil facility in north Iraq, 15 workers missing

seizes oil facility in Kirkuk producing 10,000 bpd

forces regain control of state-run oil field in al-Khabaz, militants controlled the oil field briefly.

military commander Hussein Mansour has been killed in clashes with in .

Interior Minister Efkan Ala has said Turkey banned entry for nearly 10,000 people suspected of wanting to join militants in .

Outgoing Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has said deployment of ground non-combatant troops in Iraq might be necessary to eradicate .

military: chemical weapons expert killed in Iraq