Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MENA Report ( Plus Afghanistan ) - May 5 , 2015 - Iraq / Syria Regional War in focus ..... Yemen in focus ...... Iran Nuclear Talks in focus ...... Afghanistan peace talks with Taliban in focus ..... Libya in focus !


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First Saudi Ground Troops Arrive in Yemen


Iraqi Troops Surrounded as ISIS Advances


Taliban Meets Afghan Officials, Demands NATO Pullout


Aid Groups 'Alarmed' by Saudi Attacks on Yemen Airports


Yemen's al-Qaeda Takes Hands-Off Approach in Seized City


Al-Qaeda Suicide Bomber Attacks Syrian Capital, Wounds General


Al-Qaeda-Led Rebels Pound Syrian Army Positions on Lebanon Border


US Defends Cluster Bomb Transfers


Saudi-Led Alliance Mulls Partial Truces in Yemen: Statement


Baiji Refinery in Peril, 106 Killed Across Iraq


Set to Begin, US Plan for Syrian Rebels Already Mired in Doubt


'Death Everywhere' in Aleppo


Fertilizer, Also Suited for Bombs, Flows to ISIS Territory From Turkey


Suicide Bomber Targets Afghan Civil Servants' Bus in Kabul


Nigeria's Boko Haram in Disarray as Government Forces Advance


Gunmen in Nigerian Military Gears Kill Scores in Plateau Villages




Tweets.....






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Rifts Widening Among Leaders over Al-'s Successor - , Informed Sources Report










U.S. has offered a reward for these key leaders, often twitter killed Abu Omar al-Shishani among them - CNN





King Salman: Gulf must confront Iran





























Despite claims of precision, U.S. drone strikes are killing civilians








Rule of lawlessness makes Arabs rise up








ISIS reopens five-star hotel in Mosul








Rebels make gains against ISIS, launch attack north of Homs









EU, Iran nuclear officials to talk May 12, six powers to resume May 15








Lebanese state unable to protect eastern border: Nasrallah




























to Host Tribes Meeting to ‘Unify the Libyan People’

















'S HoR says it has voted to accept the UNSMIL's proposals for a political settlement with very few reservations/amendments.






| Trucks transporting ammunition from Brak al-Shati airbas (west of ) to Misrata.