U.N. Security Council discusses starving, besieged areas of Syria ISIS bans watching TV news on Manbij city, after their defeats by SDFUnknown gunmen are targeting Sunni mosques and homes in Muqdadiyah (Diyala, #Iraq) after a double blast killed 23 civilians and wounded 40+. UN official says starving children have been seen in government-besieged #Madaya and in two towns besieged by rebels in north #Syria The security of state court in #Jordan has sentenced a #Syria|n #ISIS member 7 years in jail for staging assassination of a Jordanian pilot Russia Bombs Offices of American NGO Syrian Emergency Task Force in Syria#RuAF Su-34 low-pass south South Kornish #Latakia city48 killed, scores wounded in multiple Daesh attacks in Iraq#UN convoy has fully entered Madaya30 American soldiers among SDF forces west of Euphrates river north of #Syria Security reinforcements head to Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala following attacks against mosques in the town of Muqdadiya US-led coalition air strike destroys cash storage facility used by Islamic State in the Iraqi city of Mosul #Salma #Latakia : Area around heavily bombarded by Russian Su-25 and #SAA artillery. Cost of U.S. fight against #IslamicState was $5.53 billion as of Dec. 15, or about $11.2 million per day, Pentagon says Canadian tourist Colin Rutherford, captured by the Taliban in February 2011, has been released - foreign ministry #Turkish police arrested 40 people, some from #Egypt and #Russia trying to join #isis in #SyriaISIS claims dual bombing of al-Muqdadiyah in #Diyala Suspected female Arab on her way to carry out a attack in northern Israel arrested by Police #ISIS bombs kill at least 40 in northern #Iraqi town; officials warn of more car bombings Canadian freed five years after kidnapping in Afghanistan, government says #Iraqi Army fly flag over the great mosque in RamadiRed Crescent trucks heading towards besieged Shia enclaves of Kafraya and al-Fu'ah #Idlib Russian air raid on #Lataminah #Hama #SyriaAfter taking Kadin, #SAA #NDF have mobilised a large number of troops in the outskirts of Salma Multiple Checkpoints being setup in Nahariya in Northern Israel, as Police raise alert level for possible planned terror attack. Artillery bombarding Salma right now Reports of SAA/#NDF launching an assault on the jihadi stronghold Salma Latakia Helicopter drops 2 bombs on Ter Maela #Homs #SyriaClashes between Shiite tribes in #Basra. Causalities unknown yet. #Iraq #Madaya LCC: 3 AID trucks entered #Madaya, yet none of them w/Food,but Medical Supplies,Blankets and Water,Food still out the gate

Map. History of Middle East conflict

11 January 2016
48 killed, scores wounded in multiple Daesh attacks in Iraq
#UN convoy has fully entered Madaya
ISIS claims dual bombing of al-Muqdadiyah in #Diyala
Suspected female Arab on her way to carry out a attack in northern Israel arrested by Police
#Iraqi Army fly flag over the great mosque in Ramadi
Clashes between Shiite tribes in #Basra. Causalities unknown yet. #Iraq