Wednesday, March 4, 2015

MENA Report ( March 4 , 2015 ) - Updates on the Regional implications of the ISIS / Iraq and Syria War ...... Libya , Yemen , Afghanistan , Iran also in focus .....



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US Officials: Netanyahu's Iran Deal 'Impossible'


ISIS Snipers Slow Iraqi Offensive Against Tikrit


With Casualties and Desertion, Afghan Military Shrinking Fast


Iraqi Drive Against Tikrit Reveals Tensions With US



Iran Calls Obama's 10-Year Nuclear Demand 'Unacceptable'


Amid Nuclear Dispute, Israel and Iran Face Off Over Past Oil Ties


27 Houthis Killed by al-Qaeda Attacks in Yemen


Turkey Delivers Military Aid to Iraq


France Skeptical About UN 'Freeze' for Syria


As Airstrikes Damage ISIS, It Seeks 'Money, Money, Money'


Rival Libyan Forces Carry Out Air Strikes, Militants Storm Oilfield


Libyan General's Promotion Could Hinder United Nations Peace Talks




Tweets.....











Next Iran-US talks on March 15, likely in Geneva: US








BREAKING: Kerry to meet French, German, British FMs Saturday in Paris on nuclear deal






: continues to expand.... They are now in control of the Bahi and Mabruk oil fields, south of










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before operation, Take a look at the map. compared Kobane, Tikrit & Mosul.













Iraqi forces try to seal off ISIS around Tikrit












US military's Mosul briefing inaccurate, misguided: defense secretary





Kerry visits Riyadh to soothe fears of stronger Iran





Mines, bombs slow advance on ISIS-held Tikrit






Syrian rebels say cease-fire plan only benefits Assad





Iraq battles to rebuild despite war and continuing oil slump






Iran mourns seven Afghans killed fighting for Damascus






Five dead in Qaeda suicide attack on Houthis in central Yemen








U.S. Senate moving toward debate on Iran nuclear bill







Syria's Assad says Turkish leader backs extremism








praised role in region, accused US of supporting






fractures deepening with two governments claiming to govern







Abdul Malik al criticized and for being US, KSA puppets in





FRONT PAGE: IS profiting from stolen goods; Assassinations penetrate Damascus security








Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood is facing the biggest crisis in its 70 years of existence





Diplomats argue that Erdogan’s visit is attempt to regain some regional clout has lost








Several prominent militants have fled to as army intensifies efforts to retake .








PT: More images show weapons Jabhat al-Nusra seized from Harakat Hazm's Regiment 46 base in , :









Looks like Jabhat al-Nusra captured a good number of American-made BGM-71 TOW missiles from Harakat Hazm in :










BREAKING: Dawn militias strike targets in city of Zintan: correspondent