Obama: US doesn't pay ransom for hostages, $400 million sent to Iran wasn't secret. Jaish al-Islam destroyed an government forces T-72 tank in the battle for East Ghouta President Obama: Assad's brutality "pushes people into the arms of extremists" .@POTUS - Defeating ISIS in Iraq and Syria is "not sufficient but necessary." Obama on Russia in Syria: "The US remains prepared to work with Russia to try to reduce the violence" Today @POTUS convened his @NSC44 at the Pentagon for a regular meeting on efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL Obama: US ready to work w/Russia in Syria, but Moscow so far has failed to show it’s serious or ready to achieve common objectivesShelling of government positions in Ramuseh with 120mm mortarCrew of Pakistan helicopter which crash-landed in Afghanistan are with Taliban shadow governor for Logar, mullah Najbillah. Protest by Tehran bus drivers outside municipality office TURKEY: “We want to find a solution to the Syrian crisis with Russia”: Presidential Spox İbrahim Kalın YPG around the Beni Zeid Youth Housing, Aleppo. Rebels repelled another Assad/IRGC attack on Handarat camp north AleppoEgypt : the army announced that they killed a leader of ISIL in SinaiTargeting the "Artillery School" in Aleppo by Jaysh al-Fath's artillery Trump, in Maine, claims Iran was paid in foreign currency because they "didn't want" USDTajikistan Jails 170 Over Failed Coup In 2015 First video from US official in Libya showing an airstrike destroying an ISIS tank near Sirte v/ media. CJTFOIR strikes near Bayji targeted 2 ISIL vehicles SAA Gvozdikas shelling the 1070 apartmentsManbij: Clashes ongoing in the vicinity of the old garage, located in the north of the city centreSNHR: alleged Russian warplanes targeted displaced campus in Ma'aret Al Atareb village in Aleppo, Aug 4. Syria Syrian opposition groups say they started 3rd phase of attack on Aleppo. Battle is called 'Ghazwat Ibrahim alyousef'Jaysh al-Islam Claims its warehouses targeted in by Russian ballistic missile CJTFOIR airstrike disrupts ISIS ops near Manbij, Syria COAS called Gen Nicolson,Comd RSM in Afgn,asked him to help in recovery of crew of Punjab govt heli that crash landed in Logar provinceSources say ABM, several number of his aides and militants (nearly 50) killed during airstrikes southern Arish city, N. Sinai. Egypt Faylaq Sham's footage shows important contribution to the ongoing operations in S. Aleppo. Jaysh Fatah armor before taking government forces positions. Aleppo Faylaq al-Sham release map of gains since the start of the whole Aleppo offensive as well as claiming to have regained al-'Amiriyah and Jam'iyat

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4 August 2016
Jaish al-Islam destroyed an government forces T-72 tank in the battle for East Ghouta
Protest by Tehran bus drivers outside municipality office
YPG around the Beni Zeid Youth Housing, Aleppo.
Egypt : the army announced that they killed a leader of ISIL in Sinai
Targeting the "Artillery School" in Aleppo by Jaysh al-Fath's artillery
Tajikistan Jails 170 Over Failed Coup In 2015
First video from US official in Libya showing an airstrike destroying an ISIS tank near Sirte v/ media.
CJTFOIR strikes near Bayji targeted 2 ISIL vehicles
SAA Gvozdikas shelling the 1070 apartments
SNHR: alleged Russian warplanes targeted displaced campus in Ma'aret Al Atareb village in Aleppo, Aug 4. Syria
Jaysh al-Islam Claims its warehouses targeted in by Russian ballistic missile
CJTFOIR airstrike disrupts ISIS ops near Manbij, Syria
Faylaq Sham's footage shows important contribution to the ongoing operations in S. Aleppo.
Jaysh Fatah armor before taking government forces positions. Aleppo
Faylaq al-Sham release map of gains since the start of the whole Aleppo offensive as well as claiming to have regained al-'Amiriyah and Jam'iyat