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#Libya More than 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya today.
Confusion over the #Libya Dawn helicopter crash. LNA has denied its own spokesperson's claims & ordered an investigation into his claims.
#Libya's LNA has now denied responsibility for the shooting of a helicopter west of #Tripoli & opened an investigation in spox's claims.
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#Libya - Continued Obstacles to a Deal in Libya, @Eljarh, Atlantic Council http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/continued-obstacles-to-a-deal-in-libya … #CTRmustread
AP quoting Tripoli sources: Helicopter was taking salaries (cash) to Surman. But it had two top western military commanders on board.
#Libya's National Army spokesperson in Eastern #Libya says forces linked to them shot the helicopter near #Tripoli down.
Rising tensions in western #Libya following crash of a helicopter nr Zawia. Some suggest it may have been shot down. Forces being mobilized.
Syria / Iraq.......
Supercut: The Obama Administration Promises There Will Be No Boots on the Ground in Syria https://goo.gl/pPAQy6
New allies in northern Syria don’t seem to share U.S. goals http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/world/middle-east/article41559747.html …
No Houses for Arabs in Kurdish Sulaymaniyah - as per recent council ruling that bans Arabs from owning real estate
Qatar rules out military intervention in Syria https://selangortoday.com/2015/10/qatar
Saudi Arabia and Iran will discuss Syria face-to-face for the first time: http://reut.rs/1GJJYD0
Iran has accepted an invitation to join the US and Russia in talks on Syria’s future http://nyti.ms/1MU02Pf
US General: Iran has fewer than 2,000 troops in Syria http://fb.me/3Ky9VJfmY
OPINION: #ISIS is showing real signs of staying power in #Iraq. Columnist Dr. John C. Hulsman writes: http://ara.tv/8jffu
Balkans Reel as Number of Migrants Hits Record: Fresh fighting in Syria and growing fears of border closings a... http://nyti.ms/1ifyZpf
US weighs special forces in Syria, helicopters in Iraq - Reuters: ReutersUS weighs special forces in Syria, he... http://shrd.by/t0EHqg
US officials: Iran invited to next round of Syria talks (from @AP) http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a355ad1bb6ec4ac898ac714b05616729/us-officials-iran-invited-next-round-syria-talks …
#Iraq is ceasing to exist. Columnist Dr. John C. Hulsman writes: http://ara.tv/8jffu
Proxy War Paradox: US To Put More Boots On Ground In Iraq As Baghdad Looks To Moscow http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-10-27/proxy-war-paradox-us-put-more-boots-ground-iraq-baghdad-looks-moscow …
Iraq and Syria aren't security problems. They're political problems, with security symptoms. http://atfp.co/1MpD7B4
ISIS rises in Aden as chaos descends on port city http://bit.ly/1MrjMiM
#Saudi Arabia mil spox says never bombed hospital; ambassador says @msf gave wrong coordinates to coalition https://news.vice.com/article/exclusive-saudi-arabia-admits-bombing-msf-hospital-in-yemen-but-faults-msf … #Yemen
EXCLUSIVE: Saudi Arabia admits bombing MSF hospital in Yemen — but faults MSF: http://bit.ly/1Wgu6yU
Saudi courts confirms death sentence for Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, leader of anti-govt protests http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/10/saudi-arabia-court-confirms-shia-cleric-nimr-al-nimr-death-sentence-151026064004105.html …
Saudi Arabia used the UN to brag about helping Yemen while still bombing Yemen: http://bit.ly/1XuSjic