Chabahar port in Iran likely to open in a month's time; will provide impetus to trade between India and Afghanistan: Afghan Consul General

Erdogan: We will create 'terror free region', Arabs/Turks resettled in 5,000km2 safe zone incl. Bab - Manbij - Raqqa Deputy PM Kurtulmuş: It would still pose an imminent threat to Turkey if YPG replaces Daesh in Raqqa Aamaq & SOHR claim IS regained control of Sweidiyah Kabirah following counterattack north of Tabqa DamEgypt: ISIS claimed twin-IED blast damaging an armored vehicle and a bulldozer south of Rafah yesterday, North Sinai This photo of the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey won the top prize in the World Press Photo contest SAA capture al-Magharah village + Abo Jabbar town east of Rasm al-Sarhan in east Aleppo countryside Rebels claim seized several buildings in southern Daraa neighborhood Mansheya Turkey's Erdogan condemns Israel's settlement push as provocationTurkmen @MuntasrBillahTR Brigade continues to fight against ISIS Suicide attacks in al-Taman'ah town was during meeting between HTS and Liwa al-Aqsa Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room monitoring pro-Government forces leaving their position in Al-Manshiyah districtWest Daraa: government first defense line collapsed in Al-Manshiyah district and Rebels from Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room advancing. SAA Tiger forces full control Abo Jabbar and Maareh Village East Sirhan Asayish shot down a drone that was flying over Manbij yesterday Russia-backed Syrian army advances on Daesh-held Palmyra, less than 20 km left- @mod_russia Hamas official confirms election of top militant as group's leader in Gaza StripTahrir al Sham releases statement related to Liwa al Aqsa Syria Turkish photographer @BurhanOzbilici wins @WorldPressPhoto of the yearRussian Tu-154 in holding pattern near Latakia - waiting until all group landedErdoğan in Bahrain: Turkey will continue to take an active role in global fight against terror. Raqqa - IS launches massive counter-offensive in western Raqqa Egypt: President al-Sisi receives Lenanon's Prsdt Michel Aoun, with an official reception ceremony. .@AlJazeera says Yahya Sinwar has been chosen as Hamas leader in Gaza instead of Ismail Haniyeh Russian intelligence suggests that ISIS plans to destroy more of the ancient structures at Palmyra, Syria Tu-154 from Privolzhsky, Russia to Latakia - leader of the groupRussian Foreign Minister Lavrov to meet his US counterpart in Germany "to discuss the Syrian situation"RUAF Tu-154 85041 takes a shortcut over northern Iran, Iraq. Highly likely escorting fighters. Syrian state TV: Syria government is prepared to swap prisoners in its jails with people "kidnapped by terrorist groups" PHOTO: 77th Airdefense Missile Brigade at Korenovsk in Southern Military District. Russia's first unit with the new S-300V4 system. Baghdad cuts support for PKK offshoots in Iraq following agreement with Turkey.

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19 February 2017
Deputy PM Kurtulmuş: It would still pose an imminent threat to Turkey if YPG replaces Daesh in Raqqa
Aamaq & SOHR claim IS regained control of Sweidiyah Kabirah following counterattack north of Tabqa Dam
Egypt: ISIS claimed twin-IED blast damaging an armored vehicle and a bulldozer south of Rafah yesterday, North Sinai
This photo of the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey won the top prize in the World Press Photo contest
Rebels claim seized several buildings in southern Daraa neighborhood Mansheya
Turkmen @MuntasrBillahTR Brigade continues to fight against ISIS
Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room monitoring pro-Government forces leaving their position in Al-Manshiyah district
West Daraa: government first defense line collapsed in Al-Manshiyah district and Rebels from Al-Bunian Al-Marsous op. room advancing.
Asayish shot down a drone that was flying over Manbij yesterday
Tahrir al Sham releases statement related to Liwa al Aqsa Syria
Turkish photographer @BurhanOzbilici wins @WorldPressPhoto of the year
Russian Tu-154 in holding pattern near Latakia - waiting until all group landed
Raqqa - IS launches massive counter-offensive in western Raqqa
Egypt: President al-Sisi receives Lenanon's Prsdt Michel Aoun, with an official reception ceremony.
Russian intelligence suggests that ISIS plans to destroy more of the ancient structures at Palmyra, Syria
Tu-154 from Privolzhsky, Russia to Latakia - leader of the group
RUAF Tu-154 85041 takes a shortcut over northern Iran, Iraq. Highly likely escorting fighters.
PHOTO: 77th Airdefense Missile Brigade at Korenovsk in Southern Military District. Russia's first unit with the new S-300V4 system.