Wednesday, July 29, 2015

MENA ( And AF-Pak ) Report - July 29 - 30 , 2015 ) - Around the horn examining Iraq- Syria Regional War , Iran Nuclear Deal , Yemen , Af-Pak and Libya !

Links....




Afghanistan: Taliban Leader Omar Reported Dead




US, Turkey Weigh Which Syrian Rebels to Support





NATO Endorses Turkey's Strikes on ISIS




Iraqi Militia Chief: US Not Serious About ISIS Fight





US Confirms Pollard To Be Released in November





Taliban Gains Mount Across Northern Afghanistan





Syrian Military, Kurds Oust ISIS From Hasakeh





Turkey: Peace With PKK Could 'Restart' if Kurds Disarm





Suicide Bombers Ignite Battles in Ramadi and Baiji; 72 Killed Across Iraq





White House to Kurds: Please Just Stay in Iraq





The US Is Losing Track of Who Its Friends Are in Iraq





Turkish Jets Hit Kurdish Militants in Southeast Turkey: Army





UN Agency May Allow Iran to Gather Soil Samples at Alleged Nuclear Site





Pakistan Gets $336 Million to Support Forces in Afghanistan




Pakistan Turns Up Heat Against Powerful Party in Bid to Secure Karachi




Warplanes Attack Air Base Near Yemen's Aden




UN Says It Could Help 3 Million in Yemen if a Pause Holds





Libyan Court Sentences Gadhafi Son Saif, Eight Other Ex-Officials to Death





UN Human Rights Office Deeply Disturbed' by Libya Death Sentences





Tweets......





Iraq - Syria Regional War 






US in Iraq: “So far it is unclear that we are playing the right game, much less winning it”

















launches heaviest air strikes yet on Kurdish militants in northern :








Now US says it's just an anti-ISIS zone, not a "safe" zone for civilians. Barrel bomb away!









From Syria, to Turkey, to Greece: a choppy route to freedom for refugees









's Zaatari's Camp turned 3 today, houses 81k -n refugee. 50% children. Will they ever come back? Future?









Saudi policeman killed, two hurt in attack







Yemen .....






As truce collapses, warns that half of Yemen's population is struggling to eat each day














US to Sell $500M in Munitions to Continue Campaign










I added a video to a playlist Saudi warplanes bomb civilian areas in Yemen’s Dali’, Ma’rib, and































Libya......


















Anti-Saif Al-Islam death verdict protests in Fezzan -



















Libya: Flawed trial of al-Gaddafi officials leads to appalling death sentences