Latakia reports from earlier today. No big gains made by the SAA and its allies so far.Today's Southbound Transit By Russian Navy Ropucha Minsk 127 At 5pm Local TimeIS claim a 2nd Russian heli landed at alleged crash site of Russian heli E. of Palmyra, but left w/o survivors Syria, Latakia: Russian helicopter on the beachRussian Mindef denied any reports on shot down helicopter in Eastern HomsNATO takes command of US-built missile shield Rebels shelling residential neighbourhood in government-held Aleppo today. 25 civilians killed according to SOHR. 140 were wounded. #AmaqAgency purportedly claims that ISIS militants have downed a Russian war helicopter in Eastern Palmyra, Syria Amaq (IS) claims Russian helicopter was downed (haven't confirmed) and Syrian checkpoints captured near PalmyraIraq's army aviation has received a new batch of Mi-28NE attack helicopters from RussiaSyria PTAB-1M HEAT submunitions recovered near Saraqib. Syrian army seized Tell Jabenja overlooking Castillo roadISIS release video of child training camp allegedly in al-Hasakah Syria filled with Indonesia/Malaysia children Footage: Maaz al-Shami's report on the bombing in the countryside of Idlib that had killed 22 people and wounded dozens today.Iraq PM sacks Baghdad security chief after deadly bombing Kirby: It’s extremely troubling to us that once again the government is not meeting their full commitment, contrary to their own declaration. Syria Images released by Nusra shows the dead SAA and or Hezbollah fighters that were killed in yesterdays Nusra surprise attack on al-Safa hill. Su-24 and Mig-29 of the Syrian army photographed at Qalamoun by the ISBlast rocks Baghdad al-Jadeeda "بغداد الجديدة" area in Baghdad. Casualties reported. 25-yr-old Virginia man arrested on charges of attempting to provide material support, resources to DaeshSome spoils ISIS made in Shaer gas fields last May, - 7 T-55 - 2 T-62 - 4 BMP - 1 BM 21 - 1 M46 Roads to Tahrir Square in Baghdad are blocked as hundreds started protesting government incompetence and Karrada explosion. Iraq 'Unbreakable T-90' - SAA operated T-90 tank survived 3 Daesh ATGM strikes using the Shtora active protection system Suqur Al Sahra in the village of Shilif, Northern Lattakia Countryside after capturing it today Montenegro PM Djukanovic : The Open Door policy must remain #WSEF16 #NATOSummit SAA regain several points in Mayda'a as well as a number of farms between it and Bahariyah, clashes also reported on Nashabiyah front Footage: Jaish Tahrir clashing with pro-Government forces N. of Kinsabba and claims attack foiled NSyA commander on US jets leaving during Bukamal op: “The reason your brothers withdrew was America’s treachery and betrayal of our forces". Syria: photos of western volunteers fighting under the YPG around Manbij Jaish Al-Nasr blew up with a TOW a pick-up with 23 mm gun on Mallah front, N. Aleppo.

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8 July 2016
Latakia reports from earlier today. No big gains made by the SAA and its allies so far.
Today's Southbound Transit By Russian Navy Ropucha Minsk 127 At 5pm Local Time
IS claim a 2nd Russian heli landed at alleged crash site of Russian heli E. of Palmyra, but left w/o survivors
Syria, Latakia: Russian helicopter on the beach
NATO takes command of US-built missile shield
Rebels shelling residential neighbourhood in government-held Aleppo today. 25 civilians killed according to SOHR. 140 were wounded.
#AmaqAgency purportedly claims that ISIS militants have downed a Russian war helicopter in Eastern Palmyra, Syria
Amaq (IS) claims Russian helicopter was downed (haven't confirmed) and Syrian checkpoints captured near Palmyra
Iraq's army aviation has received a new batch of Mi-28NE attack helicopters from Russia
Syria PTAB-1M HEAT submunitions recovered near Saraqib.
Syrian army seized Tell Jabenja overlooking Castillo road
ISIS release video of child training camp allegedly in al-Hasakah Syria filled with Indonesia/Malaysia children
Images released by Nusra shows the dead SAA and or Hezbollah fighters that were killed in yesterdays Nusra surprise attack on al-Safa hill.
Su-24 and Mig-29 of the Syrian army photographed at Qalamoun by the IS
25-yr-old Virginia man arrested on charges of attempting to provide material support, resources to Daesh
Some spoils ISIS made in Shaer gas fields last May, - 7 T-55 - 2 T-62 - 4 BMP - 1 BM 21 - 1 M46
'Unbreakable T-90' - SAA operated T-90 tank survived 3 Daesh ATGM strikes using the Shtora active protection system
Suqur Al Sahra in the village of Shilif, Northern Lattakia Countryside after capturing it today
Montenegro PM Djukanovic : The Open Door policy must remain #WSEF16 #NATOSummit
Footage: Jaish Tahrir clashing with pro-Government forces N. of Kinsabba and claims attack foiled
Syria: photos of western volunteers fighting under the YPG around Manbij
Jaish Al-Nasr blew up with a TOW a pick-up with 23 mm gun on Mallah front, N. Aleppo.