At least 20 killed and scores wounded in car bomb blast near Syria's rebel-held Bab al-Salam border crossing with Turkey - witness 30 dead following blast in Azaz IS attacking Iraqi Army in Rutbah + desecrating corpse of Iraqi soldier A VBIED exploded at entrance to rebel-held Azaz killing and wounding dozens, Aleppo Trump tape has 'shaken me to my core', Michelle Obama says ISIL VBIED hit Salameh, North to Azaz, North Aleppo3 suspected militants killed in Kabardino-BalkariyaThe Assyrian NPU will fight alongside the Iraqi Army in Nineveh plain and Mosul The Kurdish PKK and Yezidi YBŞ groups will reportedly participate in Mosul offensive under the auspices of Baghdad Fighting near Yanikoy village of Kabardino-Balkariya republicUK urged to act as UN condemns Iran detention SyAAF warplanes, targeting roads and public streets in the city of Aleppo FSA Targeting with the mortar regime forces inside the Military Academy in Aleppo RUS state A319 VIP carrying MFA Lavrov approaching Yerevan, Armenia Surrendered rebels from Qudsiyah and al-Hameh in Damascus on busses being escorted by government forces and Syrian red Crescent to Idlib. "The Syrian TOS" - SAA BMP-1 modified as a rocket launcher with 5 Volcano rocketsIraqi Army Chief of Staff Gen. Othman al-Ghanmi says all preparations for Mosul offensive are complete and await Abadi's announcement to start Iran offers Turkey additional gasEuropean leaders are split on how to respond to Russia's bombing in SyriaAt least 184 Turkish judges and prosecutors were suspended today for downloading ByLock smartphone appRussian airstrikes kill 13 in Syria's war-weary Aleppo Iran dismantles ISIS cell planning to attack one of the country's most important daysTwo teenagers have been charged with planning an imminent terrorist attack in Sydney, believed to be inspired by IS Obama and his top foreign policy aides are expected to consider their Syria military options on Friday. US to weigh military options in Syria (ie targeting government bases) raising risk of direct confrontation with Russia100s of militants have had their cases settled, both towns will be under Gov control after both sides fulfilled conditions of agreementThis is the 1st evacuation agreement that was strictly Syrian-Syrian without the UN acting as a 3rd partyBoris Johnson says British military action in Syria is back on the table20+ buses with 600~ militants and their families have left al-Hamah & Qudsiya and is going towards IdlibTurkish foreign minister calls for Russian airstrikes to be halted, swift delivery of aid to Aleppo

Map. History of Middle East conflict

13 October 2016
IS attacking Iraqi Army in Rutbah + desecrating corpse of Iraqi soldier
A VBIED exploded at entrance to rebel-held Azaz killing and wounding dozens, Aleppo
Trump tape has 'shaken me to my core', Michelle Obama says
The Assyrian NPU will fight alongside the Iraqi Army in Nineveh plain and Mosul
UK urged to act as UN condemns Iran detention
RUS state A319 VIP carrying MFA Lavrov approaching Yerevan, Armenia
Surrendered rebels from Qudsiyah and al-Hameh in Damascus on busses being escorted by government forces and Syrian red Crescent to Idlib.
"The Syrian TOS" - SAA BMP-1 modified as a rocket launcher with 5 Volcano rockets
Iraqi Army Chief of Staff Gen. Othman al-Ghanmi says all preparations for Mosul offensive are complete and await Abadi's announcement to start
Iran offers Turkey additional gas
European leaders are split on how to respond to Russia's bombing in Syria
Russian airstrikes kill 13 in Syria's war-weary Aleppo
Iran dismantles ISIS cell planning to attack one of the country's most important days
Obama and his top foreign policy aides are expected to consider their Syria military options on Friday.
Boris Johnson says British military action in Syria is back on the table