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|Witness: Unidentified Warplanes Are Striking ISIS in Libya|
Jerroushi: Air Force destroyed boat carrying weapons as it was approaching the Deriana area north of #Benghazi.
Loy. sources: #SAA captured the town of #Ghumam - 1 of the most important insurgent strongholds in #Latakia. #Syria
Reports indicate #SAA and allied forces broke through enemy's frontline SE of strategic #Hadher town. #Aleppo #Syria
Syrian opposition activist tweets after posing in front of caged Alawites: "In front of cages with group of apes."
Al-Sharif and Belhadj destabilized in #Tripoli after helicopter shot down. #Libya http://www.africaintelligence.com/MCE/power-brokers/2015/10/29/al-sharif-and-belhadj-destabilized-in-tripoli,108108892-EVE …
Africa Intelligence: Officers killed in Helicopter shooting near #Tripoli were top commanders for Khalid Sharif
Africa Intelligence: Belhadj working covertly against Unity Gov to avoid sanctions, wants a pivotal role for himself
Belhadj against Unity Gov as Misrata holds security positions, wants executive power, has support of outside parties
Don't let issue of Assad's fate hold up Syrian peace: UN chief http://bit.ly/1RFba6c
MSF: 70 dead, 550 injured after yesterday's rocket attacks on crowded market in Syrian town of Douma. Hospital badly damaged day before.
#Aleppo map update: #SAA captured Al Jumaymah + Maryamayn. Insurgents retreat to strategic town #Hader. #M5 #Syria
Take-aways - The victims ( managing editor Ibrahim Abdulkadir and Firza Hamdi, a reporter.) 1
@fredwalton216 Both were originally from the ISIS-held city of Raqqa. 2
By @DrunkRemnick on 2 Syria journalists secretly reporting life under ISIS killed ystrd in Turkey http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/the-death-of-two-syrian-journalists … via @WhiteJennyB
@fredwalton216 both journalists were members of FSA and had been receiving death threats from ISIS for writing reports critical of ISIS. 3
Saudi FM: 2 sticking points in Vienna talks on Syria: timing of Assad & Iranian troops' exit
Seems as if Syria Gov't forces are making some advances as Opposition fighters lack weapons.
#Libya - today or tomorrow we will see 1st crude oil shipment sold by the NOC in Eastern #Libya - revenues to be deposited in new Bank Acc.
Low Brent prices , huge domestic budge requirements and huge outlays related to foreign policy take their toll
Russian minister denies terrorist involvement in Russian Airbus crash http://sptnkne.ws/ZsA
Reminder - Turkey has its Election Sunday !
Rival Libyan political leaders could face European asset freeze and travel sanctions .....
Jubeir: Next meeting after #ViennaTalks will be more focused as we'll talk departures of Assad & foreign forces.