Whenever I think of Syria , I think of this song - where have all the flowers gone ?
LIVE – PM Davutoğlu: If PYD [in Syria] poses threat against Turkey, we'll take actions against them as did against Qandil [PKK’s HQ in Iraq]
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister: "If the Syrian political process fails, #Assad will have to be removed "by force" http://edition.cnn.com/2016/02/13/middleeast/saudi-arabia-assad-force/index.html …
Saudi Arabia to send 8~10 fighter jets in #Turkey's İncirlik base in nxt couple of weeks: TR military sources ~Sabah http://sabahdai.ly/uKRs7i
US and #Russia agreed on a plan for aid delivery to seven besieged areas in #Syria @lrozen http://almon.co/2lj7
Ankara says Saudis sending jets to Turkey and could launch ground operation against ISIS in Syria http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Middle-East/2016/Feb-13/337105-ankara-says-saudis-sending-jets-to-turkey-and-could-launch-ground-operation-against-isis-in-syria.ashx?src=iPhone …
Saudi Arabia preparing to launch a ground invasion in Syria http://ind.pn/1R0Zlbr
#SAA captured Tamurah village fully / SW of al-Zahraa / North Aleppo
#SAA / Tiger forces captured Jubb al-Kalb village SE of Al-Sin / East Aleppo
#Russia hit 1,888 targets in #Syria in a week; US count? Just 16 - Middle East - Stripes http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/russia-hit-1-888-targets-in-syria-in-a-week-us-count-just-16-1.393803?utm_source=Stars+and+Stripes+Emails&utm_campaign=Daily+Headlines&utm_medium=email …
Ceasefire , cessation of hostilities -who's kidding whom here ? I don't see either side slowing down short term .
Davutoğlu signals Turkish action after fall of Aleppo corridor http://www.todayszaman.com/diplomacy_davutoglu-signals-turkish-action-after-fall-of-aleppo-corridor_412162.html … via @todayszamancom
Saudi FM says objective is removal of Assad in Syria http://ara.tv/25tv3
Defense Secretary Carter Says UAE Agreed to Send Special Ops to Syria - http://NBCNews.com http://bit.ly/1QwziWV
Saudi FM @AdelAljubeir tells me Saudi troops to Syria only as part of US-led coalition. Airs 8pCET.
Assad doesn't 'rule out' Turkey or Saudi intervention but says he would 'confront it' http://ow.ly/YfVIh
This "cessation of hostility" won't work because it allow bombing and fighting against Jabhat al-Nusra #AQ, that is everywhere w/ rebels +
is this going to turn the rebels against Jabhat al-Nusra or, for #SaudiArabia and #Turkey proxies, there is no interest in meeting to talk?
#Syria/n Army advances in the #Raqqa countryside: another hilltop seized http://bit.ly/1Tc7jR0 via @thearabsource @leithfadel
Summer , Winter ... Shi'a / Sunni / Kurd .... if you can't figure out how to live together , you will fall separate but still fall - and there always be others willing to scoop up your oil ...... which is madness , if that's allowed to happen......
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Turkey sends troops to Iraq without permission, which is intolerable — Iraqi PM http://tass.ru/en/world/856341
Iraq says moving troops, preparing offensive to retake Mosul http://reut.rs/1RwOLLx
Definitely round in circles here !
#Libya - no GNA on Monday after collapse of Gov formation talks. An outcome that many wanted to avoid so badly . #Libya
Fathi Magbari, vice chair in Presidential Council, withdraws from meeting on #Libya unity govt formation
Can't say this is surprising at all....
#Libya - PM Serraj meeting with Agilah Saleh & John Kerry in Munich today - new GNA Gov cabinet to be presented to HoR on Monday. #Libya
Could Islamic State seize Libya's oil infrastructure within months? http://ow.ly/YhCyp
Expert: IS are attempting to use Sudanese border city of Khartoum as crossing point into #Libya http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article57991 …
Libya fell off the international radar. Now the West is paying attention again @dandeluce reports http://atfp.co/1Qx7P7m
#Libya Pentagon needs to submit plan to fight IS to congress by Feb 15. US officials want unity govt Libya by then. .http://af.reuters.com/article/libyaNews/idAFL2N15Q3HR …
#Libya UK ambassador wants urgent clarity re appointments central bank and oil chiefs
#Libya Air force plane downed by militants in Benghazi, 3rd jet lost in 40 days http://bigstory.ap.org/urn:publicid:ap.org:17a17f4e509e40ce924c7bf1901e6750 …
#Libya Presidential Council: Unity Govt to be announced "very soon".
#Libya Some showing caution over latest announcement that a UN brokered government is imminent.
#Libya Pictures show shattered Benghazi waterfront.
#Libya UN supporting proposed unity government prime minister
#Libya UK government paying for Libya unity government PR chief.
#Libya No response yet from central bank of recognised government (Tobruk) to UK allegations of paying militias. Tripoli rival has refuted.
#Libya Tripoli-based central bank website reports allegations from UK ambassador re paying militias http://cbl.gov.ly/eng/
All reports/news seem to indicate that forming the GNA is an increasingly impossible task. Anti-GNA sentiment in E #Libya at record high.