Joint Operations Command denies clash between #Turkish forces and Daesh in Bashiqa Rebels resisting an enemy attack on the Old Customs post on SW outskirts of #Daraa #Syria 4th Russian air raid of the day on Sheikh Miskin #Daraa #Syria #IslamicState targets Al-Arīsh in #Sinai #Egypt #Libya: Reports of an "Ambulance VBIED" (Ambulance packed with explosives) in Dafniya (near #Misrata) After seizing Al-Qadiriyah, #ISIS/#Daesh are 3.5km from #Tishreen Dam on the east side #Syria Night coalition air strike in Raqqa province, SyriaIraqi army and Popular Mobilization fight with ISIS near A'las oil wells (40 km east of Tikrit) after ISIS tried to sneak in to burn wells. Lockheed Martin to Supply Missiles to Iraq for $800 millionAir raid on Sheikh Miskin #Daraa #SyriaCoalition carries out airstrikes amid ongoing clashes between #SDF and #IS in the outskirts of Tishreen Dam Philadelphia shooter 'does not appear' to be observant Muslim despite citing Islamic State in police attack: Advocacy group #Russia cancels #nuclear training deal with TurkeyUN-proposed #Libya PM Sarraj blocked at Misrata's main western entrance, Dafniya gate, not allowed to return from Zliten that way. Egypt's Interior Ministry says suspected militants stabbed and wounded three foreign tourists - a Swede and two Austrians Ahrar al-Sham Appoints New Homs Commander #AQAP expanding governance, enforcing strict sharia in al Mukalla #YemenEgypt: German, Danish tourist stabbed in resort of Hurghada; 1 attacker killed, other woundedGunman killed, three tourists wounded in attack on Egypt hotel: police At least 2 tourists stabbed after gunmen attack hotel in Egypt's Hurghada, conflicting reports on their nationalities Manhunt underway for third gunman believed to be on the run. #Hurghada Use of #cluster munitions in populated areas may amount 2 war crime: @UN SecGen. #Yemen Air raid on #Douma in the northern #Damascus suburbs #Syria Protest in Maarat al-Numan in solidarity with #Madaya #Idlib #Syria Protest in #Houla in northern #Homs in solidarity with #Madaya #Syria #Assad tank destroyed by opposition in Fire Brigade in Sheikh Miskeen #Syria .@StateDept presser starts with a demand #Assad permit relief efforts to be allowed in towns where people are starving. #Madaya 3 gunmen killed by police during an attack on a hotel in Hurgahada. One of the attackers was wearing a suicide bomb vest#FSA 1st Regiment mortar shelling the Shia enclaves of #Nubbol and #Zahraa #Aleppo #Syria US to create new counter-terrorism task force to combat Islamic State online propaganda

Map. History of Middle East conflict

8 January 2016
#IslamicState targets Al-Arīsh in #Sinai #Egypt
Night coalition air strike in Raqqa province, Syria
#AQAP expanding governance, enforcing strict sharia in al Mukalla #Yemen
Use of #cluster munitions in populated areas may amount 2 war crime: @UN SecGen. #Yemen
#Assad tank destroyed by opposition in Fire Brigade in Sheikh Miskeen #Syria