Assassination attempt on Bashar Al-Assad at his mom funeral. Big explosion heard in #Aden now #Yemen following clashes last night during which 3 in a family died from an errant mortar #Yemen UAE-led Taiz front seems also "under control". Kornet ATGM used, Nimr 4X4 Ajban 440A w/ slate armor captured 6 civilians killed and homes flattened by Russian air strikes on Talmans in rural Idlib. #Syria U.S. officials: Russian airstrikes have changed ‘calculus completely’ in SyriaTurkish jets continue to shell PKK-held Medya Defense Zones - Zap and Garê areas - in North IraqIslamic State determined to strike U.S. this year, intelligence officials say Turkish FM Cavusoglu: "We told Americans who was who when @brett_mcgurk met @PolatCanRojava. They still refuse to see it. Unacceptable" Village #Bashurah, NW of #Salma, Latakia#Iran in talk with #Russia to buy Sukhoi fighter aircraft, wants to have role in manufacturing and production, DM Dehghan says. SecDef Carter en route to Brussels for NATO and Counter-ISIL mtgs "The Pentagon’s message: it wants more from its allies." Destruction in #Kiseen N rural of #Homs Syria Destruction caused by #Russia's air raids on Kafr Naya #Aleppo2 Qahir-1 ballistic missiles fired by Houthi fighters at King Khalid air base in 'Asir, southern #Saudi. Devastation from Russian air raid on #Mare 1.5kms frm front lines with #Daesh #Aleppo #Syria #SAA Tiger forces East #Aleppo. BM-21, Grad MRL truck, ZU-23-2 technicals, Gvozdika. Devastation caused by Russian air raids on the Karam al-Tarrab district; #Aleppo #Syria Rebel hell cannon shells the enemy in the #Ramouseh district #Aleppo #Syria Russian Orlan-10 drone over #Ibtta in #Daraa #Saudi police arrest a sweet shop's mascot for costume 'showing face' #Assad advisor says army intends to continue advancing up to the #Turkish border. ATGM hit near ZahraaNasr cruise missiles delivered to Iranian Air Force Kata'ib Imam Ali (as) (#Iraq's Hashd) convoy heading from Baghdad to Baiji to fight Da'ish in N. Salahuddin. Iraqi Prime Minister Abadi calls for major cabinet reshuffle to add technocrats to government #YPG and Jaish Thuwar have taken control of Al-Mashtal village NW of Menagh AB, & is now besieged from N, W & S Turkish deputy PM: #Turkey prepared for attack from #Syria Rus Ambassador in UK Yakovenko answering @Channel4News question about civilians kllled by #Russia airstrikes in #Syria: "I don't think we killed anyone" PM Abadi to address the #Iraq|i people in an 'important' speech shortly50+ civilian injured after Da'ish bombarded Amiriyat Al-Fallujah (eastern Anbar, #Iraq) with dozens of mortars/rockets.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

9 February 2016
#Yemen UAE-led Taiz front seems also "under control". Kornet ATGM used, Nimr 4X4 Ajban 440A w/ slate armor captured
6 civilians killed and homes flattened by Russian air strikes on Talmans in rural Idlib. #Syria
Destruction in #Kiseen N rural of #Homs Syria
2 Qahir-1 ballistic missiles fired by Houthi fighters at King Khalid air base in 'Asir, southern #Saudi.
#SAA Tiger forces East #Aleppo. BM-21, Grad MRL truck, ZU-23-2 technicals, Gvozdika.
Russian Orlan-10 drone over #Ibtta in #Daraa
#Saudi police arrest a sweet shop's mascot for costume 'showing face'
ATGM hit near Zahraa
Kata'ib Imam Ali (as) (#Iraq's Hashd) convoy heading from Baghdad to Baiji to fight Da'ish in N. Salahuddin.
Turkish deputy PM: #Turkey prepared for attack from #Syria