Wednesday, August 5, 2015

MENA Report - Around the horn in the Middle East and North Africa - Iraq / Syria Regional War .... Yemen Regional Proxy War..... ISIS - Al Qaeda Watch ...... Iran situation .... Libya Clusterfark ! !


ISIS Kills 17 in Suicide Bombing of Saudi Mosque

Obama: Iraq War Backers Trying to Kill Iran Pact

US-Trained Syria Rebel Slams Pentagon Program

ISIS Kills 17 Iraqi Troops in Ramadi Fighting

Al-Qaeda Whittles Down US-Trained Syria Rebels
Foreign Ground Troops Join Yemen War

ISIS or al-Qaeda? US Officials Split Over Top Terror Threat

119 Killed Across Iraq; Bombs in Baghdad, Executions in Mosul

Syria Says Fight Against ISIS Must Include Damascus

Assad Forces, Hezbollah Advance in Syria-Lebanon Border Region

Russia Not Planning to Send Troops to Fight ISIS in Syria: Putin's Spokesman

Russia Says No Common Approach Yet With US on Fighting ISIS

Turkey's Push Into War Is Seen as Erdogan's Political Strategy

Anti-Houthi Fighters Score More Gains in South Yemen

Diversion of Aid Ships in Yemen Spreads Fear of Shortages

37 Killed Across Iraq as Yazidis Search for Their Missing

UN Says Majority of Health Programs Suspended in Iraq

UK to Extend Tornado Strikes in Iraq

Syria Approaching De Facto Partition Amid Assad Military Setbacks

Syria Foreign Minister in Tehran for Talks With Iran, Russia

PKK Attacks Turkey's Halted Shah Deniz Gas Pipeline

US Energy Secretary: if I Were Israeli, I Would Support the Iran Deal

Obama, Netanyahu Make Dueling Appeals on Iran to US Jews

Gadhafi Loyalists Stage Rare Protest in Eastern Libya

Libya Warns Against Diseases in Benghazi

Tweets of note....

Iraq / Syria Regional war.....

10 People Killed By 2 Car Bombs Attack In District Of Sadr City & Northern al-Husseiniya District

US-Led Coalition Against Launches 29 Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq

The U.S. has launched its first drone strike into northern from a base in :


UAE troops on the ground in Yemen: The coalition, which also includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Jordan, Morocco,...

forces advance against al in Lahij and Taiz

Al Qaeda's branch in Yemen calls for more attacks against U.S., West.

Not suggesting Houthis still down in Aden, in-law says they're out, but now too many factions in Aden under resistance umbrella.


"Many migrants do not know how to swim and the conditions are reported to be windy and stormy."

Tunisia to reopen airspace with western Libya: Tunisian Ministry of Transport -

Saadi video prompts lawyers to demand action against Hadba prison regime and Libya Dawn -

Chaos in Libya confounds Congress  via