IS video of clashes with Iraqi army near Shirqat Interfax source also confirms Karen Karapetyan as next prime minister and Vigen Sargsyan as foreign minister U.S. forces conduct strikes against al-Shabaab in SomaliaPolice checkpoint outside AKP building in Van attacked There are reports Turkish soldiers enterd Afrin, Syria via Meydan Ekbez. Also artillery sounds Kurdish news agency reporting that 5 Self-Defence Forces and 1 Asayish (police) killed after Turkey shells Raco AfrinAn airstrike target Raqqa city SNHR: at least 8 victims died in gov warplanes missiles fired on Al Sukari neighborhood in Aleppo city, Sep 7 Syrian Prominent Leb. Hezbollah commanders in S.Aleppo killed by FSA forces today, named Abu Ali MalekSyAAF Su-22 and Mi-25 over Northern Homs todayFSA thwarts government attempt to advance around Missiles Battalion, Khan Thouman, S.Aleppo, 10s of their soldiers and militia killed in attempt Somali forces say 8 militants killed in clashes State dept spox Toner: Kerry talked for 45 mins with Lavrov on Syria by phone. No confirmation of meeting tomorrow in Geneva Moment Rastan Homs hit with government incendiary missile resembling napalm today: SyriaErdogan tells reporters Obama asked Turkey to join joint operation inside Syria, targeting ISIS capital, RaqqaReports of Turkish army shelling targeting YPG positions in Afrin canton. Unconfirmed reports of casualties. NATO Georgia Commission just met in Tbilisi. Abbas operated for the soviet intelligence since 1983 in Damascus, SyriaSouth Aleppo: JFS targeting Iranian-led militias inside munition depot East of Khan Tuman Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas was a Russian KGB agent in Syria in 1983 - USSR archivesRefugees leave Turkey for Syrian town taken from ISIL 5 targets, including 1 armed vehicle and 2 buildings reportedly used by Daesh as military quarters, were destroyed Turkish UAV Bayraktar TB2 attack on IS targets Afrin - Turkey is attacking Raju with tanks and howitzers - civilians reportedly killedRussian SOF operation in Dagestan. Armored car truck ZIL KaratelLavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks September 8-9: Moscow .@realDonaldTrump: HillaryClinton's legacy in Iraq, Libya, Syria has produced only turmoil and suffering and death. Safwa Islamic Battalion hit a group of pro-government fighters on um al Qara hill with a mortarCanikli: Operation Euphrates Shield has cleared a 772 km2 area from Daesh, now controlled by Free Syrian Army Deputy PM Canikli says Turkey-backed forces may go deeper into Syria

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IS video of clashes with Iraqi army near Shirqat
U.S. forces conduct strikes against al-Shabaab in Somalia
SNHR: at least 8 victims died in gov warplanes missiles fired on Al Sukari neighborhood in Aleppo city, Sep 7
Syrian Prominent Leb. Hezbollah commanders in S.Aleppo killed by FSA forces today, named Abu Ali Malek
SyAAF Su-22 and Mi-25 over Northern Homs today
Somali forces say 8 militants killed in clashes
NATO Georgia Commission just met in Tbilisi.
Abbas operated for the soviet intelligence since 1983 in Damascus, Syria
South Aleppo: JFS targeting Iranian-led militias inside munition depot East of Khan Tuman
Turkish UAV Bayraktar TB2 attack on IS targets
.@realDonaldTrump: HillaryClinton's legacy in Iraq, Libya, Syria has produced only turmoil and suffering and death.