Friday, May 1, 2015

MENA Report - ( May 1 , 2015 ) - Yemen in focus - Airstrikes ongoing , battles on the ground and near the Saudi border ongoing , Political talks fruitless , civilians deaths also ongoing...... Iraq - Syria Regional War - ISIS leader al Baghdadi incapacitated / paralyzed by March 18th airstrike ? Regardless of status on Caliphate Baghdadi or speculation as to whether Assad Gov't might finally fall , death dealing continues with no political solution in sight ..... Libya in focus - failed state items of note ....


Rebels Backed by Join in Fight Against in

- Affiliated Militant Group Jabhat al-Nusra Huge Bomb Attack On Jisr Al Shiqour Hospital - Report

Suicide attack west of Baghdad kills at least 6 troops

52 civilians killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria: activists

“The Syrian regime looks increasingly brittle,” says Yezid Sayigh:

Jabhat al-Nusra is giving training in the use of 9M133 Kornet anti-tank guided missiles in the :

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They moved to Libya to work. Migrating to Europe by boat had never been part of their plan

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Dawn govt in Tripoli rejects peace plan as unworthy of "revolutionaries' ambitions"

Dawn / Fajr monitors phone and Internet communications, says Maghrebi.

Libya's Tripoli parties reject 'shocking' UN peace draft

Layali Dubai Hotel in northern landport town of Haradh was hit by airstrike targeting leaders.

UN warns humanitarian operations in Yemen could end "within days" unless it receives 200,000 litres of fuel

UN Security Council to hold urgent meeting on Yemen

Baghdad officials blame Sunni displaced for wave of bombings

Army arrests 4 Beirut southern suburb raids