Cameroon army says five soldiers, 86 Boko Haram militants killed in clashes#Kurdish forces advanced to the road btw Hasakeh & Halab, closing the road to Raqqa. Bridge Qara Qosak liberated. The FSA fighters attacked regime locations in al-Breij and al-Mallah using Jahannam launchers, mortars, and medium machine gunsMore strikes on ISIL. Emirati jets attack ISIL-held oil refineries,-UAE state news agencyUN Envoy Benomar visits President #Hadi in his besieged residence in #SanaaU.S. says 15 more air strikes launched against Islamic StateKurdish Peshmerga fighters battle ISIS in #SinjarSunni leaders to gather in Erbil to adopt united anti-ISIS stance 4 martyrs and 18 injured in a car bomb near base spyker, north Tikrit Regime forces used heavy artillery and mortar shells to attack the city of Busra al-ShamAn Irish Delegation of 14 representatives arrives In GazaIsraeli Occupation Police Storms Protest Camp, Fires Teargas Canisters The FSA forces use Dushka machine guns to attack regime troops positioned in Dara'a al-Mahata areaAssad helicopters dropped several barrel bombs on the Selma resort areaFierce clashes erupted between the Free Syrian Army and Assad troops on the outskirts of al-Manshiyeh neighbourhood.n#FSAn#RFS Turkey temporarily closes its Yemen embassy over Houthi crisisIran weekly banned for criticizing nuclear talksPutin condemns ISIS' beheading of Egyptian Coptic Christians Bahrain deploys warplanes to Jordan to fight ISIS For the 1st time UN envoy to Syria explicitly names Assad as part of peaceful solutionSyrian children caged in protest pictures mocking ISIS Turkey arrests 3 over student's murder as outcry growsLibya prime minister calls for international strikes on Islamists17 peshmerga held by ISIS were released in exchange for 105 ISIS prisoners held by the KRGWesterners join Iraqi Christian militia to fight ISIS scourgeISIS is cutting off women's hands for using mobile phonesThe Free Syrian Army fired Grad missiles at pro-regime Shabiha militias' premises in the towns of Kefraya and al-FouaYPG forces have seized Baghdad Hill in the province of al-Raqqa and Jareqli Hill in the southwest of the cityClashes erupt as Turkey’s Kurds demand Ocalan releaseThe Assad regime bombards suburb of Douma (Damascus)

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16 February 2015
#Kurdish forces advanced to the road btw Hasakeh & Halab, closing the road to Raqqa. Bridge Qara Qosak liberated.
For the 1st time UN envoy to Syria explicitly names Assad as part of peaceful solution
Syrian children caged in protest pictures mocking ISIS
Westerners join Iraqi Christian militia to fight ISIS scourge
ISIS is cutting off women's hands for using mobile phones
Clashes erupt as Turkey’s Kurds demand Ocalan release
The Assad regime bombards suburb of Douma (Damascus)