Saturday, August 15, 2015

MENA Report ( August 15-16 , 2015 ) Iraq- Syria Regional WAr In Focus , Turkey Being Drawn In - Even as PKK And Domestic Political Struggles Come To The Forefront ..... Iran Nuclear Deal - Political Battles In US Coming Into View..... Libya Chaos And ISIS Turmoil In Plain View !


Links....


Air Strikes Near Damascus Kill 110 People




Iraq Commanders Face Trial Over Loss of Ramadi





ISIS Kills 150-200 in Libya Opposition 'Massacre'






Iran Gives IAEA Info on Past Nuclear Activities





ISIS Kills 150-200 in Libya Opposition 'Massacre'




US Airstrike Kills 8 Civilians in Northern Syria




Elections Loom as Turkey's Minority Govt Fails





US: Iraqis 'Halfway Through' Surrounding Ramadi




Former Bush National Security Adviser Endorses Iran Deal





Calls for Peace, But Pro-Saudi Yemeni Govt Seeks Win





Syrian Kurdish Militia Claims 5,000 More Fighters Recruited




Hastily-Planned Visit to Syria Protests Had Long-Term Consequences




PKK Warns of 'Heavy Price' as Six Killed in Turkey Fighting




Major Attack in Baiji; 99 Killed Across Iraq




262 Killed, 228 Wounded in Iraq Bombings, Battles





Iraq's Top Shi'ite Cleric Calls for Reforms to Start With Judiciary




Syrian Planes Strike Hospitals in Rebel Northwest, Killing 11: MSF





The Woman Who Betrayed an ISIS Chief




The Woman Who Betrayed an ISIS Chief




Iran Battle Heats Up in Senate




Russia Denies Hosting Top Iranian Commander



Tweets.....



IRAQ/ SYRIA/ TURKEY







Abadi's momentous gambit against political corruption in "with Grand Ayatollah Sistani's absolute support"









Russia, Iran FMs to Discuss Bilateral Relations, Syria on Monday / Sputnik International








Discussion: Turkey/Kurdish Situation | August 15, 2015







U.S. officials say they suspect ISIS used mustard agent against Kurdish fighters in Iraq:








Germany to Pull Missile-Defense Units and Soldiers Out of Turkey













U.S. sees possible pattern in ISIS chemical attacks in and via







Turkey Hit by Wave of Attacks as It Continues Mideast Military Strikes -













The Kurds' chance of peace in Turkey is being blown apart. Is de-escalation still possible?







As conflict in Turkey grows, so do tensions in Berlin: Germany is home to about 3 million people of Turkish or...












Libya.....















| says Misrata was behind the Salafist uprising in . -based Misratan militias are at war against Salafists.





Secretary General of Arab League calls on International Community and Arab Countries to stop in .











Breaking: At least 40 illegal migrants dead, 300 rescued off Libya -- reports













The latest on 's brutal crushing of the Salafist uprising in 's (according to Twitter accounts):














IS seizes Sirte’s District No 3, executes locals, burns local medical centre: report -