Saturday, April 18, 2015

MENA Report ( April 18 , 2015 ) Iraq / Syria Regional War Updates..... Yemen Proxy War in full swing ..... Iran Sanctions - West open to talks on immediately ending sanctions ..... ISIS in Afghanistan - ISIS Global War in focus.... Libya in focus.....


At Least 21 Killed in Fighting Near Libyan Capital

Al-Qaeda Routs Yemen Army, Seizes Arms Depot

Suicide Bombing at US Consulate in Irbil, Iraq

ISIS Gains Mount as Civilians Flee Ramadi

Obama Open to Talk on Immediately Ending Iran Sanctions

Scores Dead as Saudi Attacks Against Southern Yemen Grow

US Generals: Saudi Intervention in Yemen 'A Bad Idea'

Under Fire in Yemen, Civilians Voice Terror and Despair Online

Bombers Strike in Baghdad, Irbil; 479 Killed Across Iraq

Is It al-Douri? Iraqi Officials Believe Former General Killed

Abuses Loom Large, But Shi'ite Militias' Absence Felt in Anbar Fighting

Iraq Force Retake Baiji Refinery; 158 Killed Across Country

Anti-ISIS Former Syrian General Found Killed in Lebanon

At Least 27 Dead in Fighting in Yemen's Taez

Iran Unveils Home-Made Air Defense System

Former Yemen President Saleh Says Will Not Leave Country

Iran Submits Four-Point Yemen Peace Plan to United Nations

Military Withdraws From Yemen Oilfields, Hands Security to Tribes

Pakistan Agrees to Send Ships to Blockade Yemen

Assad Says Turkish Support 'Main Factor' in Idlib Takeover

Obama Says Surprised Russia Held Off So Long on Arms Deal With Iran

Hezbollah Blames Saudi Arabia for Spread of Extremism

New Restrictions in Lebanon Mean Syrian Refugees Live in Fear


Sanaa: Poor families evacuating by foot, escaping bombs. Cars are useless: no Petrol.

Iraqi official: Ground forces enter Iraq's biggest refinery

Gunfire and explosions heard in Libyan capital

BREAKING: ISIS claims responsibilty for deadly Afghan bombing: President Ghani

China's Xi urges Yemen resolution in call with Saudi king

At least 27 dead in fighting in Yemen's Taez

Obama open to 'creative negotiations' on Iran sanctions

Al-Qaeda in Yemen takes massive weapons depot from army

Obama urges Gulf nations to help with chaos in Libya

UN says 'differences' emerge in Libya peace talks

Afghanistan suicide blast kills 33, injures more than 100

Crush at checkpoints into Baghdad yesterday after Ramadi residents fled. With pics by

Suicide bomber attacked near US consulate. 2 police, 2 citizens reported wounded. v

3 hours agoISIS continues deadly assault on western Iraq as thousands flee

ICYMI: Iraq testing body of man suspected of being Saddam VP Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri, on run for over a decade

Al Qaeda on winning streaks in Yemen and Iraq, exploiting stalemate in proxy wars via

Obama yest. re: : how sanctions are lessened..., there are a lot of different mechanisms and ways to do that.

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