West Manbij: Russian SOF spotted wearing a SDF Manbij Military Council (MMC) patch. A convoy of at least 20 Syrian Government vehicles (no armours) spotted in west Manbij carrying around 100+ fighters (or so-called "border guards") Syrian Government forces entered SDF/YPG controlled territory heading towards west Manbij and the current frontline with the Free Syrian Army.Agreement between Russia & Manbij Military Council today = border guards at Kurhuyuk - Qurt Wiran - al-Boxaz - Abu Hayj - Jubb al-Hamir, Aleppo Governorate, Syria. SDF/YPG capture al-Munkar hill/mountain located 19 km east of Raqqa City, Syria. Jaysh al-Islam shut down the offices of 3 NGOs in Douma today, including @VDC_Syria, whose leadership apparently JaI kidnapped in Dec 2013 Iraqi 9th division controls over Badosh cement factory and Badosh prison North West of Mosul. East Raqqa : YPG / SDF / YPJ take Jabal Minkar Sharqi from Daesh Reports that Iraq's forces have stormed around half a kilometre into "old Mosul" and are now deploying barriers and obstacles. Marines have arrived in Syria to launch artillery in the fight for RaqqaEnglish translation of IS's full official statement re the Kabul hospital attack #EuphratesShield (FSA al-Mutasim Brigade) forces continue demining operations in AlBab and surrounding areas. US defense official estimates there are at least 15,000 ISIS fighters in Iraq and Syria. ISIS executed 2 men after charging with co-operating with US-led Alliance Destroyed bridge North of Al-Bukamal, Syrian Airstrikes on Taldo city in Homsintensive Airstrikes on KafrZeta town northern Hama .82nd Airborne doing maintenance of the Maxx Pro vehicles in a base near Hammam al Alil, south of Mosul SyAF helicopters (Mi-25 and Ka-28) keep bombing Rebel-held Daraa amidst reports the Syrian Army captured a number of blocks back from Syrian Rebels, Syria.Iraqi reverses his Humvee to block the ISIS suicide bomber. Mosul Irrigation pipelines intake/Euphrates river. East Aleppo. MMC footage shows what is likely Turkish artillery on the west Manbij front for the first time against the SDF/YPG (MMC) during this current offensive by Syrian Rebels. SNHR on women day : At least 7571 women disappearance/arrest since march 2011 , 81.99% by Assad and his allies Germany urges Turkey to rebuild friendshipGermany urges Turkey to rebuild friendshipGunmen dressed as doctors kill at least 38 in Kabul hospital attackSAA captured all villages north of channel (inc Salibiyah - Babiri ) and also captured Tell Qawas Tiger forces captured Mashrafah Tal Tutun - Tell al-Tutun - Rajm Al-Aqra - al-Hurriyah - Mashrafah Tinah in East Aleppo Eastern Daraa: an IED planted by Hezbollah killed 6 FSA fighters on road near Naimah. Iraq joint operations: " Iraq Army 9th Div and PMU Abbas brigade in complete control of Atshana hills west Mosul".

Map. History of Middle East conflict

8 March 2017
West Manbij: Russian SOF spotted wearing a SDF Manbij Military Council (MMC) patch.
Syrian Government forces entered SDF/YPG controlled territory heading towards west Manbij and the current frontline with the Free Syrian Army.
Agreement between Russia & Manbij Military Council today = border guards at Kurhuyuk - Qurt Wiran - al-Boxaz - Abu Hayj - Jubb al-Hamir, Aleppo Governorate, Syria.
Jaysh al-Islam shut down the offices of 3 NGOs in Douma today, including @VDC_Syria, whose leadership apparently JaI kidnapped in Dec 2013
Iraqi 9th division controls over Badosh cement factory and Badosh prison North West of Mosul.
East Raqqa : YPG / SDF / YPJ take Jabal Minkar Sharqi from Daesh
Reports that Iraq's forces have stormed around half a kilometre into "old Mosul" and are now deploying barriers and obstacles.
English translation of IS's full official statement re the Kabul hospital attack
#EuphratesShield (FSA al-Mutasim Brigade) forces continue demining operations in AlBab and surrounding areas.
Destroyed bridge North of Al-Bukamal,
82nd Airborne doing maintenance of the Maxx Pro vehicles in a base near Hammam al Alil, south of Mosul
SyAF helicopters (Mi-25 and Ka-28) keep bombing Rebel-held Daraa amidst reports the Syrian Army captured a number of blocks back from Syrian Rebels, Syria.
Iraqi reverses his Humvee to block the ISIS suicide bomber. Mosul
Irrigation pipelines intake/Euphrates river. East Aleppo.
MMC footage shows what is likely Turkish artillery on the west Manbij front for the first time against the SDF/YPG (MMC) during this current offensive by Syrian Rebels.
SNHR on women day : At least 7571 women disappearance/arrest since march 2011 , 81.99% by Assad and his allies
Gunmen dressed as doctors kill at least 38 in Kabul hospital attack
Eastern Daraa: an IED planted by Hezbollah killed 6 FSA fighters on road near Naimah.