Friday, March 6, 2015

MENA Report ( March 6 , 2015 ) Iraq in focus - Battle for Tikrit items , US and Iraq political / military items related to Iraq ...... Iran nuclear talk items ....... Syria campaign items ...... Yemen in focus ......Libya in focus ...... Turkey and Saudis working together Re: Iran and ISIS ?


Opposition Growing Against ISIS War Authorization

US Syria Strategy in Tatters With Rebels' Collapse

US 'Concerned' by Iran's Involvement in ISIS War

Iran: Open to 10-Year Partial Freeze on Nuclear Program

Thousands Try to Flee Tikrit as 339 Are Killed Across Iraq

Kerry: Military Pressure Needed to Oust Assad

Iraqi Leader Warns Troops Against Reprisals as They Attack Tikrit

Insurgent Attacks in Iraqi Capital Kill at Least 16 People

Heavy Fighting in Aleppo as Opposition Eyes 'New Strategy'

Syria Says It Killed Military Leader of al-Qaeda Group

Yemen's Houthis Seize National Dialogue HQ, President Insists Group Must Leave Sanaa

Top General: US Considering Possible Middle East Missile Defense

Saudi King Aims for New Sunni Bloc Against Iran and ISIS

Libya Asks UN for Arms to Battle ISIS

Libya Rivals Hold Unity Talks in Morocco

Libya Declares 11 Oil-Fields Shut After Attacks

Evening Tweets....

Governor Confirms Commander Being Treated in Local Hospital

Yemen's crippled economy

: calls out Haftar for launching fresh airstrikes despite pledge to abide by three-day truce

Why picking sides in Libya's civil war won’t work.

Jihadi John link deepens security unease in Kuwait

Morning Tweets......

BREAKING: New EU sanctions imposed on six Syrian regime figures and institutions

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood is accusing Hamas of establishing a secret organization within the kingdom

Analysts fear that Erdogan is being dragged into Saudi Arabia's anti-Iran Sunni bloc -

Despite achieving significant expansion in , dissident coalition groups have been struggling to unite -

Iraq restores Haditha power grid after ISIL incursion | Al-Shorfa via

Read some tweets claiming only die hard foreigners from daesh remain in Tikrit, large contingent of suicide bombers.