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Iraq / Syria .....
Saudis Mull Launch Of Regional War As Russia Pounds Targets In Syria For Fourth Day http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-10-04/saudis-mull-launch-regional-war-russia-pounds-targets-syria-fourth-day …
Main groups in Rastan-enclave (Nusra, Ahrar &FSA) have declared "joined operation room" 2 deal with current situation
Russian strikes focus on Talbiseh/Rastan (Green). Might be prelude to SAA ground operation to retake Rastan-enclave
PT: #Syria Army has also got its hands on Italian-made IVECO LMV M65 tactical vehicles, likely provided by #Russia:
new pic from inside the Russian Base in #Latakia shows #Pantsir-S1 air defence system in the back #Syria #Russia
“There is panic and defection among them. About 600 mercenaries have left their positions and are trying to reach Eu…https://lnkd.in/ey7g22N
Gulf states plan military response as Putin raises the stakes in Syria http://gu.com/p/4dxyd/stw
Turkey wants a security zone in northern Syria to resettle refugees. This is why: http://econ.st/1YTWjKN
Russia continues airstrike campaign - mainly in Hpms / Rastan area...
Russia reports on its air strike activity in Syria
Turkish jets strike PKK targets in eastern Turkey, Iraq - Anadolu Agency http://ift.tt/1Ofe1F6
Has US foreign policy failed in Afghanistan and Iraq? http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/insidestory/2015/10/foreign-policy-failed-afghanistan-iraq-151003174756863.html …
Jordanian lawmaker's son joins ISIS, carries suicide attack in Iraq http://sabahdai.ly/D5CCSL
Iraq's Kurdish govt president says US-led coalition should cooperate w Russia against IS, welcomes help, @Reuters. https://www.stratfor.com/situation-report/iraq-kurdish-leader-calls-coordination-russia?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=official&utm_campaign=link …
#libyanpoliticaldialogue Federalists say if no deal is reached we will declare a an independent Cyrenaica State. #Libya #PT
#libyanpoliticaldialogue Tripoli hardliners are saying if a deal is signed we will take take up arms and fight. #Libya
#Libya - Europe & the USA trying to win Haftar over in fear of Russia winning him over first? as Haftar seal arms deals with Thini's help.
#Libya Tripoli-based govt objects to speech by head of Tobruk-based (recognised) govt at UN last week.
Is Khalifa Hifter Libya’s next Qaddafi? @FWehrey shares insights from inside Benghazi: http://ceip.org/1YRJkZV
2.4million people - nearly half the population of #Libya need protection and aid, says the UN http://news.yahoo.com/2-44-million-people-libya-protection-aid-un-215450604.html …
Leon to be replaced - https://www.libyaherald.com/2015/10/03/leon-to-be-replaced/ …
The International Community has done all it can to get #Libya-ns to agree a unity gov, now it is up to Libyans to decide for their country.
A handy map to understand a confusing Libya.
#IslamicState militants are regrouping in large numbers near Bin Jawwad for possible assault on #Libya's oil crescent
#Saudi war in #Yemen increasingly becoming impossible to win - @MadawiDr http://almon.co/2iug @TheGulfPulse
U.S. dodges blame for civilian deaths in Yemen http://huff.to/1hibmvA
Yemen premier vows to press on with campaign to retake territory from Shiite Houthi rebels http://u.afp.com/ZpMH