Syria: after Ahfad Sallahudeen another US-backed FSA group has appeared in N Aleppo; Liwa al-Hamza (5th Brigade) Forest fire still going strong in Marmaris, southwest Turkey; 30 hectares affected so farØystein Windstad, Norwegian journalist, 1 of attacked: "It was horrific, I thought I would die"Mediazona reporter @eskovoroda: "Sitting by the road watching the bus burn, with all our belongings and documents" Thousands of documents, with 22000 names, addresses and telephone numbers of ISIS fighters reportedly leakedU.S. Air Force veteran convicted of attempting to join Islamic State Rebuffing @VP Joe Biden, PA President Mahmoud Abbas offers condolences but doesn’t condemn Jaffa terror attack Norwegian foreign Ministry demanded an explanation after the attack on the journalist on the border with ChechnyaLooks like rebels are getting some air support against ISIS, reports Coalition aistrikes targeted Ghazal and Qara Kubri a little while ago Protest in Daraya todayNorwegian journalist reportedly had teeth knocked out in attack on press trip in Ingushetia by people w/ truncheonsPeople return to totally destroyed Morek, now under control of Jund al AqsaThe ISIS defector who just handed Sky News 22,000 names of foreign fighters said that ISIS, YPG and Assad fighting together against oppositionNew ISIS vid shows sadistic executions: forced prisoner to climb tower hang Iraqi flag, shot him and fell Armed man trying to get in apartment of Ingushetiya Human rights org. in YandarePoroshenko: It's very important for Ukraine to feel sincere and effective support of friends and partners. Turkey is such a friend and partnerPoroshenko: Thankful for a great friend of Ukraine @RT_Erdogan for the warm welcome and the excellent organization of the negotiations CCTV footage of attack on Human rights organization office in IngushetiyaHuman rights organization office is under attack by armed men in Karabulak, IngushetiaMosul dam failure wld be catastrophic—entire pop of Baghdad wld face choice to flee or risk being stranded by flood US airstrike target 2 ISIS chemical warehouses after capturing a top figure in the organization Activists of "Committee against tortures" were severely beaten Journalists and Human rights activists were attacked in Chechnya, car burnt Kurdish Pêşmerga fighters begin 10 week training course by the German and Dutch military on new equipment. NDF seized rockets, mortars, mines and half a ton of TNT in Southwestern Al Sweida Countryside today SAA managed today to completely encircle rebels in Eastern Ghouta U.S. official says aware of additional Iran missile test launches, will consider appropriate response A captured ISIS chemical weapons expert has told U.S. officials of plans to use mustard gas Increased security continues: Coast Guard's TCSG90 and TCSG15 & Istanbul Maritime Police boat & helicopter escorted Russian shipPresident Erdoğan greets his Ukrainian counterpart Poroshenko at the Presidential Complex in Ankara

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9 March 2016
Syria: after Ahfad Sallahudeen another US-backed FSA group has appeared in N Aleppo; Liwa al-Hamza (5th Brigade)
Forest fire still going strong in Marmaris, southwest Turkey; 30 hectares affected so far
U.S. Air Force veteran convicted of attempting to join Islamic State
Protest in Daraya today
People return to totally destroyed Morek, now under control of Jund al Aqsa
The ISIS defector who just handed Sky News 22,000 names of foreign fighters said that ISIS, YPG and Assad fighting together against opposition
New ISIS vid shows sadistic executions: forced prisoner to climb tower hang Iraqi flag, shot him and fell
Armed man trying to get in apartment of Ingushetiya Human rights org. in Yandare
Poroshenko: Thankful for a great friend of Ukraine @RT_Erdogan for the warm welcome and the excellent organization of the negotiations
CCTV footage of attack on Human rights organization office in Ingushetiya
Mosul dam failure wld be catastrophic—entire pop of Baghdad wld face choice to flee or risk being stranded by flood
Journalists and Human rights activists were attacked in Chechnya, car burnt
Kurdish Pêşmerga fighters begin 10 week training course by the German and Dutch military on new equipment.
NDF seized rockets, mortars, mines and half a ton of TNT in Southwestern Al Sweida Countryside today
Increased security continues: Coast Guard's TCSG90 and TCSG15 & Istanbul Maritime Police boat & helicopter escorted Russian ship
President Erdoğan greets his Ukrainian counterpart Poroshenko at the Presidential Complex in Ankara