Friday, March 13, 2015

MENA Report ( March 13 , 2015 ) - Iraq / Syria war in focus , Iran Nuclear Talks in focus , Libya in focus , Yemen in focus.....


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Spotlight
The Secret Saudi Ties to Terrorism



UNSC Begins Talks on Lifting Iran Sanctions

Iraq's Sectarian Purges Derail US War Strategy
Rights Group: US Strikes Killed 100 Syria Civilians

Al-Qaeda a Lesser Evil? Syria War Pulls US, Israel Apart
Shi'ite Victory in Tikrit Would Cement Iran's Influence in Iraq

Report: US Airstrike Kills 22 Iraqi Soldiers in Ramadi 'Friendly Fire'



208 Killed in Iraq as Fighting in Tikrit Continues


Iraqi Forces Slowed by Snipers and Bombs in Tikrit


US Watching for Ethnic Cleansing in Tikrit Battle in Iraq


ISIS 'Using Chlorine Gas' in Iraq Roadside Bombs


US General: Extremist Recruits Going to Syria From Caribbean


Assad Must Go, US Says, as Syrian War Enters Fifth Year


Eighty Percent of All Syria's Lights Have Gone Out Due to War


Ayatollah, German Foreign Minister Slam GOP Letter on Iran


Some Republican Senators Surprised by Backlash to Iran Letter


Rival Libyan Parliament Says Eastern Force Tried Selling Oil


Shi'ite Militia Shoot Dead Yemen Protester


Yemen's Houthis Hold Exercises Near Saudi Border


Yemen Talks in Saudi Arabia Open to the Houthis, Says GCC


World Bank Suspends Operations in Yemen




Tweets.....





GCC unruffled by Houthi military drill






VIDEO: defense minister pays visit to Northern Region armed forces




REPORT: Regime forces edge toward Latakia’s rebel-controlled Jabal al-Akrad.







Jabhat al-Nusra slammed for not severing ties with al-Qaeda 

















Riot police used water cannons to disperse protesters during march in

















NOC aware of attempts at illegal Libyan crude oil sales – warns of legal counter steps -






LWPP releases a ''Crisis Response Strategy'' to achieve stabilization in Libya at the 59th CSW session -