ISIL on the verge of capturing the T-4 AirportNight demonstration in the eastern Ghouta in solidarity with AleppoSyria ceasefire apparently brokered by Russia and Turkey without US involvement, says @StateDeptSDF has captured Mujibana and Khitbet Al-Baqarah 5th stage of operations against ISIL west to Mosul finished, 45 villages captured, 6th stage is about to start shortlyLondon right now. Protest for Aleppo. “I cannot confirm veracity of these reports” about imminent Aleppo ceasefire, says @StateDeptISIL officially claims bombing on Coptic church in Cairo EgyptTurkish deputy Mehmet Simsek: Turkey, the world's largest refugee hosting country, is to set up a tent city to accommodate up to 80,000 Syrian refugees fleeing Aleppo. London: hundreds gather for an "emergency demonstration" in solidarity with AleppoSyria, Homs: People flee Qaryatayn because IS advance on town "Is there literally nothing that can shame you?" - @AmbassadorPower's extraordinary attack on Syria, Russia and Iran over deaths in Aleppo Photos from #WrathOfEuphrates in Raqqa The State Department approves a $1.7 billion possible FMS to Kuwait for recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment and support. Russian ambassador to UN Churkin on Aleppo: "Young kids are being covered in dust in order to be presented as victims of bombings." "The fighting around eastern Aleppo is over," says Russian ambassador Churkin outside UN Security Council. Russia says all military action in eastern Aleppo has stopped and the Syrian government is now in controlEgypt's representative to the UN : Arrangements must be made to start a dialogue based on the Geneva 1 agreement.Brett McGurk: Local forces under the Popular Mobilization units are holding forces in areas in Anbar and Nineveh. Kremlin spokesman Peskov: Russia wants to reset dialogue with U.S., including on all sensitive mattersUS Counter ISIL envoy @brett_mcgurk describe tactics Russia using in Aleppo as "truly beyond the pale" Iran's move to develop a nuclear powered ship does not violate nuclear deal, according to @WhiteHouse. Egypt-Sinai: ISIS Wilayat Sayna' acknowledges death of fighter Abu Anas ('Abd al-Ilah Qishtah) this month w/o specifying incident “Everything we’ve taken back from ISIL..none of it ISIL has been able to retake" per @brett_mcgurk-"Quite different" from Russia ISIS released a new video featuring a segment with British captive John Cantlie, "The Hunters of Armored Vehicles" Map of war on ISIL in Syria and Iraq via White House"ISIL fighters are now trapped in Mosul. They are unable to resupply or replenish their dwindling ranks" per @brett_mcgurk SDF has captured Khirbet Baqarah Qatar calls for an emergency Arab League meeting on Aleppo -Al JazeeraReports that evacuation deal has been reached for rebels and civilians in eastern Aleppo, some locals report fighting has stopped

Map. History of Middle East conflict

13 December 2016
Night demonstration in the eastern Ghouta in solidarity with Aleppo
5th stage of operations against ISIL west to Mosul finished, 45 villages captured, 6th stage is about to start shortly
London right now. Protest for Aleppo.
ISIL officially claims bombing on Coptic church in Cairo Egypt
London: hundreds gather for an "emergency demonstration" in solidarity with Aleppo
Syria, Homs: People flee Qaryatayn because IS advance on town
"Is there literally nothing that can shame you?" - @AmbassadorPower's extraordinary attack on Syria, Russia and Iran over deaths in Aleppo
Photos from #WrathOfEuphrates in Raqqa
The State Department approves a $1.7 billion possible FMS to Kuwait for recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment and support.
Brett McGurk: Local forces under the Popular Mobilization units are holding forces in areas in Anbar and Nineveh.
US Counter ISIL envoy @brett_mcgurk describe tactics Russia using in Aleppo as "truly beyond the pale"
Egypt-Sinai: ISIS Wilayat Sayna' acknowledges death of fighter Abu Anas ('Abd al-Ilah Qishtah) this month w/o specifying incident
ISIS released a new video featuring a segment with British captive John Cantlie, "The Hunters of Armored Vehicles"
Map of war on ISIL in Syria and Iraq via White House
"ISIL fighters are now trapped in Mosul. They are unable to resupply or replenish their dwindling ranks" per @brett_mcgurk