|US, Russia Sign Syria Air Safety Deal but Keep Quarreling Over Aims|
|Syrian Arab Militias Dispute They Received US Airdrop of Ammunition|
|Russian DM Denies Report of Soldiers Killed in Syria|
|More Bombs for Baghdad; 35 Killed Across Iraq|
|Iraq Says Forces Recapture Refinery Town From ISIS Militants|
|Iraq Cholera Cases Grow, Spread to Kurdish Region|
|Residents in ISIS Syrian Capital Fear Military Conscription|
|Third Russian Air Strike on Syrian Rebel Group Kills Leader|
|Russia's Putin Says Terrorist Groups Seek to Destabilize More Regions After Syria|
|Fresh Wave of Displacement as Fighting in Syria Intensifies|
|Migrant Crisis: Arrivals to Greece Top 500,000|
Iraq/ Syria / Turkey .....
Combat report: Russian Air Force carries out 53 sorties, hits 72 terrorist targets in Syria http://on.rt.com/6ug0
US and Russia both hit ISIS hard today.
US, Turkey angered by Assad’s ‘red carpet’ visit to Moscow http://on.rt.com/6ue0
Iraq’s Prime Minister is increasingly dependent on Shi’ite militia loyal to Iran: http://reut.rs/1OJeTlD
Who Really Controls Iraq? Inside Iran's Powerful Proxy Armies http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-10-21/who-really-controls-iraq-inside-irans-powerful-proxy-armies …
Opposition furious at PM’s warning about return to era of unsolved murders http://bit.ly/1OHEmfc
A No Fly Zone Over Syria: Q&A with Karl Mueller http://www.rand.org/blog/2015/10/a-no-fly-zone-over-syria-qa-with-karl-mueller.html … via RANDCorporation
First Ukraine, now Syria: Russia’s “hybrid warfare” poses legitimate threat to US interests http://cs.is/1MJHpQp
PYD declaration of new Syria canton raises displacement fears among population http://sabahdai.ly/kT6Kbu
Qatar says it could intervene militarily in Syria http://ara.tv/cwpz9
If Germany only wants Syrians, y not close searoute then fly only Syrians 2 Germany instead of this humiliating trip
If Germany wants 2have only Syrians, it must make clear 2 others that they should not even try 2 come. Now it's chaos, everyone wants to go.
But after 1st encouraging people to come to Germany, now suddenly they speak of "deportations" https://twitter.com/KatcheeWrldPics/status/656755825868824576 … >
Amazing pic by Reuters. Refugees/ migrants on their way to #Germany passing here through Slovenia @akhbar
#Libya dialogue to resume next Wednesday, HOR to replace dialogue team with new representatives.
21 HoR Boycotters and allegedly 25 GNC members offer support for Dialogue Agreement and the GNA. Still in great flux
This is a good read , gives insight into state of play for both various factions and their benefactors. ..
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CBL report warns of financial ‘’suicide’’ if there is no political ‘’consensus’’ - https://www.libyaherald.com/2015/10/22/cbl-report-warns-of-financial-suicide-if-there-is-no-political-consensus/ …
Leon blames #Benghazi's neglect on need for consensus-a req he established,upholds & defends http://unsmil.unmissions.org/Default.aspx?tabid=3543&ctl=Details&mid=6187&ItemID=2099295&language=en-US …
Libya in limbo says Leon - https://www.libyaherald.com/2015/10/21/libya-in-limbo-says-leon/ …
EU considers plan to disarm Libyan militias and protect oil facilities. EU to secure #Libya's borders no matter what http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/10/20/us-libya-security-eu-idUSKCN0SE1VI20151020 …
Ajilat under Sabratha control; IS supporters seen - https://www.libyaherald.com/2015/10/21/ajilat-under-sabratha-control-is-supporters-seen/ …
U.N. envoy says Libya peace process will continue http://nyti.ms/1ZY36nb
Political impasse frustrate’s NOC’s investment plans - https://www.libyaherald.com/2015/10/21/political-impasse-frustrates-nocs-investment-plans/ …
#Libya UN envoy Leon summary: Talks will continue, peace plan will not be changed, UN may impose sanctions on individuals blocking plan.
#Libya Leon: "July text was only initialled. the only thing that legally speaking that will make the agreement enter into force is signing."
#Libya's 3 Govs: An internationally recognised one in East, a non-recognised in Capital, A quasi-recognised in...TBC
Tripoli cash shortage not our fault says Central Bank - https://www.libyaherald.com/2015/10/21/tripoli-cash-shortage-not-our-fault-says-central-bank/ …
#Libya Rueters reporting Airstrikes hitting targets in the city of #Sirte which has been under Islamic State control for some months now.
Clashes continue in Sabratha as Libya Dawn claims advances - https://www.libyaherald.com/2015/10/20/clashes-continue-in-sabratha-as-libya-dawn-claims-advances/ …
#Benghazi Medical Center is suffering from a catastrophic situation. See more at: http://en.alwasat.ly/en/news/libya/1359/Health-official-warns-of-shortage-of-drugs.htm#sthash.nhZb1p9F.dpuf …