Israeli airstrikes reportedly just targeted Mezzeh Military Airport, rural Damascus. One of the Syrian government’s key military facilities in the capital. Video from the ground shows the fire caused by suspected Israeli warplane bombing of Mezzeh Military Airport in Damascus tonight, Syria. President's Erdoğan's spokesperson replies to CENTCOM's tweet which shared SDF's General Commands statement claiming to have no affiliation to the PKK: 'Have you lost your senses? The United States must stop trying to legitimise terror organisations.' Large-scale collapse of ISIS in southern Mosul. Iraq's Federal Police retaking the Sumer neighbourhoodSaudi-led coalition warplanes massively bombing Sanaa, these minutes. Libya - Unverified pictures of a "cargo plane" from Misrata to al Jufrah airbase transporting ammunitions, mortars, RGP and weapons. "We're very concerned by reports several Pakistani bloggers and activists are missing," says @toner_mark. "We value freedom of expression." Footage of Iraq's Air Force bombing Da'ish targets in Mosul and Ninawa province. "We haven't gotten an invitation yet" to Jan. 23 Syria talks in Astana organized by Russia and Turkey, says @toner_mark. Powerful explosion hits KafrSousa district of Syrian capital Damascus in suspected "terror" blast, with reports of casualties Turkey and Russia agree deal to 'coordinate' strikes on Syria Suicide bomber strikes Syrian army officers club in Kafar Souseh, west Damascus. Five killed many others injured These are photos of a brochure allegedly distributed among servicemen of battalions from Chechnya that are sent to Syria Turkish military confirms Russian announcement that both countries will coordinate their air operations in Syria.Turkey, Russia sign a memorandum to coordinate their air operations against terrorist targets in Syria, Russia Defence Ministry saysAn interview with the general leader of Ahrar al-Sham, Abo Ammar al-Omar, by the prominent Syrian journalist Hadi al-Abdullah. Some of Abo Ammar significant comments in the interview include blaming the targeting of Ahrar al-Sham's leaders lately on Jund al-Aqsa who merged into Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. That these cells targeting Ahrar al-Sham leaders are linked to IS and that they have recently begun to reorganise themselves (after supposedly 'dissolving' into JFS). Thus, he says, there is 'an organisation within an organisation' (IS within Jabhat Fateh al-Sham) who are targeting Jabhat Fateh al-Sham's closest ally (Ahrar al-Sham) and while this is happening, JFS say they are not unwilling to restrain any former Jund al-Aqsa members as it had promised when Jund al-Aqsa accepted the merger with them, Syria..@RepMikePompeo: "The Iranians are professionals at cheating." Iraq's Federal Police patrolling the Domiz neighbourhood in southern Mosul. Footage: OGN visits the displaced people of eastern Aleppo in an Idlib refugee camp to question their situation, Idlib Governorate, Syria.Hamas arrested local comedian Adel Al-Mashoukhi after he released video calling upon Hamas to solve power problem Hamas security attack reporters covering the peaceful protests, one journalist reported injuredHamas security forces use bullets,stakes to break up crowds protesting in Jabalia Camp, North Gaza, casualties reportedMSF: 123 people found drifting on an inflatable boat in the Mediterranean rescued this afternoon by Aquarius SAA have fully captured the village of Basimeh in Wadi Barada, rural DamascusUS has just imposed sanctions on Syrian air force, army and navy over UN findings the government used chemical weapons against civilians Sanctions imposed on entities associated with Syria WMDs. Mattis on Russia in Syria: we have to acknowledge reality, increasing number of areas where we have to confront Russia SecDef nominee Mattis breaks sharply from Trump, says Russia "trying to break" NATO allianceMattis: Raqqa strategy needs review, perhaps a more aggressive timeline needed Syrian Army continue operations in order to fully secure Baseemah

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12 January 2017
Israeli airstrikes reportedly just targeted Mezzeh Military Airport, rural Damascus. One of the Syrian government’s key military facilities in the capital.
Video from the ground shows the fire caused by suspected Israeli warplane bombing of Mezzeh Military Airport in Damascus tonight, Syria.
President's Erdoğan's spokesperson replies to CENTCOM's tweet which shared SDF's General Commands statement claiming to have no affiliation to the PKK: 'Have you lost your senses? The United States must stop trying to legitimise terror organisations.'
Large-scale collapse of ISIS in southern Mosul. Iraq's Federal Police retaking the Sumer neighbourhood
Libya - Unverified pictures of a "cargo plane" from Misrata to al Jufrah airbase transporting ammunitions, mortars, RGP and weapons.
"We're very concerned by reports several Pakistani bloggers and activists are missing," says @toner_mark. "We value freedom of expression."
Footage of Iraq's Air Force bombing Da'ish targets in Mosul and Ninawa province.
"We haven't gotten an invitation yet" to Jan. 23 Syria talks in Astana organized by Russia and Turkey, says @toner_mark.
These are photos of a brochure allegedly distributed among servicemen of battalions from Chechnya that are sent to Syria
An interview with the general leader of Ahrar al-Sham, Abo Ammar al-Omar, by the prominent Syrian journalist Hadi al-Abdullah. Some of Abo Ammar significant comments in the interview include blaming the targeting of Ahrar al-Sham's leaders lately on Jund al-Aqsa who merged into Jabhat Fateh al-Sham. That these cells targeting Ahrar al-Sham leaders are linked to IS and that they have recently begun to reorganise themselves (after supposedly 'dissolving' into JFS). Thus, he says, there is 'an organisation within an organisation' (IS within Jabhat Fateh al-Sham) who are targeting Jabhat Fateh al-Sham's closest ally (Ahrar al-Sham) and while this is happening, JFS say they are not unwilling to restrain any former Jund al-Aqsa members as it had promised when Jund al-Aqsa accepted the merger with them, Syria.
.@RepMikePompeo: "The Iranians are professionals at cheating."
Iraq's Federal Police patrolling the Domiz neighbourhood in southern Mosul.
Footage: OGN visits the displaced people of eastern Aleppo in an Idlib refugee camp to question their situation, Idlib Governorate, Syria.
MSF: 123 people found drifting on an inflatable boat in the Mediterranean rescued this afternoon by Aquarius
Sanctions imposed on entities associated with Syria WMDs.