Monday, March 9, 2015

MENA Report ( March 9 , 2015 ) - Focus in Iraq / Syria War and Regional Implications, ISIS Global Threat , Iran Nuclear Talks proceeding with the deadline for a framework looming in just a couple of weeks.....


Links.....


Without US Backing, Iraqi Troops Near Tikrit
Obama Sends Mixed Signals Over Progress in Iran Talks

Dispute With Kurds After Canadian Soldier Killed in 'Friendly Fire'

French PM: ISIS Could Have 10,000 Europeans by Year's End


Civilian Workers Among 30 Killed in US Strike on ISIS-Held Refinery



More UK Army Personnel Sent to Iraq


Iraqi Troops Advance in Tikrit; 95 Killed


Syrian Airstrikes Kill at Least 10


EU Accuses Syrian Man of Buying ISIS Oil for Govt; He Denies Charge


Air Strike in Syria Hits Nusra Front Camp: Monitor, Sources





Tweets....




US military chief in Baghdad amid Iraqi offensive







Assassinations in Lebanon likely to resume: Machnouk




Salam rules out security coordination with Syrian regime







Khamenei appears in public amid rumors about his health






remains deeply skeptical about the negotiations 






Obama administration: US 'will protect' Syrian rebel forces  Week-in-Review







Saudi Arabia prepares for Iran nuclear deal