Firqat Ahrar Nawa shelling regime forces in Brigade 82 near Sheikh Miskin #Daraa #Syria Senior US official says 3 American contractors missing in #Iraq. Civilians not military. Not known if kidnapped. Circumstances unclear. Air raid on Marj al-Sultan #Damascus suburbs #Syria US air strikes hit FSA positions in Ihras on the front against ISIS, killing 9 FSA fighters. #Syria Treasury department list Iranian individuals / corporations connected to missile related tech exchanges with DPRK. Flares are being fired in search of the Palestinian who killed 38 year old Israeli Dafna Meir. #ISIS officially declares full control on #Assad's strategic arms/weapons depots in Ayyash in #DeirEzzor #Syria ISIS killed additional regime fighters in 4 suicide bombings in the Bugheliye front. The attacked neighborhood housed just ~200 civilians Deir Ezzor activists denied mass executions or kidnappings. ISIS did publicly execute a few (3-4) regime fighters Seventy cases of swine flu recorded in Dagestan U.S. Department of State says it is aware of reports of missing Americans in Baghdad and is working with Iraqi authorities to find them Major power outage struck #Hurghada #Egypt Americans freed by Tehran arrive in Germany, US official says Twitter and Youtube are reportedly accessible from Iran now400 people abducted by IS in #Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human RightsAn afghan Taliban website reporting: A missile hit Italians Emabsy in Kabul, website posted images of massive Fire. 3 Americans kidnapped by Shiite militia in Dora, southern Baghdad, Al Arabiya #JasonRezaian land safely in #Geneva tonight after 18 months of imprisonment in #Iran. ISIS - Exclusive report from front lines #Syria #Aleppo ISIS claims credit for attack - east of Ayn Issa Three US citizens have been kidnapped by unidentified gunman in #Baghdad #Iraq Heavy Clashes between Mare' Operation Room and ISIS at Herbel,Jarez,Dudyan fronts,almost All N.Aleppo fronts Reports of a shooting attack near Ashkelon, United Hatzalah rushingIsraeli woman injured after being attacked and stoned by Group of Palestinians on Highway 60, United Hatzalah on scene. PM Netanyahu says Killer ‘will pay’ for ‘heinous murder’ as multiple neighborhoods remain on lock-down as major search continues. #SWIFT transfer of money with intl banks resume with Iran following a statement by @swiftcommunity Istanbul court arrests 10 out of 16 suspects linked to Sultanahmet bombing#Syria:Dutch-Syrians and Syrian refugees gathered on Dam Square (#Amsterdam) to protest against #Assad regime & #Daesh Rocket landed inside the Italian embassy compound, First reports of at least 2 injured. #Kabul #Afghanistan Plane carrying #Rezaian and others lands in #Geneva.

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17 January 2016
Flares are being fired in search of the Palestinian who killed 38 year old Israeli Dafna Meir.
#ISIS officially declares full control on #Assad's strategic arms/weapons depots in Ayyash in #DeirEzzor #Syria
Seventy cases of swine flu recorded in Dagestan
An afghan Taliban website reporting: A missile hit Italians Emabsy in Kabul, website posted images of massive Fire.
#JasonRezaian land safely in #Geneva tonight after 18 months of imprisonment in #Iran.
ISIS claims credit for attack - east of Ayn Issa
#Syria:Dutch-Syrians and Syrian refugees gathered on Dam Square (#Amsterdam) to protest against #Assad regime & #Daesh
Plane carrying #Rezaian and others lands in #Geneva.