Turkish army special operation in NusaybinDamascus. Eastern Qalamoun Syria - SAA in control of Al Muthalath crossroad. Unconfirmed reports of an American helicopter-borne special forces raid on the road between Mosul and Tal 'Afar in northern Iraq. Bomb explodes in the backyard of AK Party Istanbul office, no casualties reported IslamicState claimed credit for suicide car bomb attack in BenghaziSyrian Deputy Foreign Minister: all options on the table to retake Golan Heights from Israel, even military forceISIS sniped a child deadly in his head in Yarmouk campTo celebrate Syria's Independence Day, men and women in regime-controlled Sweida chant: "Get out, Bashar!" Russian Special Forces in Qaryatayn escorting foreign media and Major General Konashenkov Bus on fire in Istanbul, not terror relatedSNHR: at least 2 victims (women) died in regime warplanes missiles fired on Al Kastan village in Idlib, Apr 17. Syria TCS6 surveillance plane/drone near Cizre/Silopi/Şırnak SNHR reported the gov killed 15,748 persons, including 12,044 civilians, during the year. @SyriaCivilDef treating children injured by Assad airstrikes on al-Kastan, rural Jisr al-Shugour, Syria today Another picture from army parade today showing S300 Iran On the parade for National Army Day in Tehran, Iran officially reveals part of S300 missile defense system. Sales weapons in Maridi Market / BaghdadTwo tanks SyAA T-72AVs and a BREM-1 in Jobar, late March Saudi Arabia could sell off billions in American assets if bill passes: NYTFSA retook Kafr Shush from IS in northern AleppoCoalition airstrike (RAF) on a building in Hīt Libyan Air Force Su-22UM-3K on a combat mission. Re-entered service on 1 December 2015 Reports of intense Assad artillery shelling targeting al-Nashabiya and Hazrama in the Marj area in E. Ghouta, civilian casualties reported FSA retook Kafr Shush from Is in northern AleppoAssad-forces at Badia cement fact. td. IS fled RuAF Mi-24P over QardahaPhilippines. Unconfirmed: Islamic State Affiliated Group Claims To Have Shot Down An Army PlaneSyria Heavy Russia'n gear arrived in desert town of Palmyra the past days HNC rejected new proposal that would keep Assad in his post with three deputies selected by opposition Saudi Arabia says it can immediately flood the oil market with 1 million extra barrels a day

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17 April 2016
Turkish army special operation in Nusaybin
Damascus. Eastern Qalamoun Syria - SAA in control of Al Muthalath crossroad.
IslamicState claimed credit for suicide car bomb attack in Benghazi
To celebrate Syria's Independence Day, men and women in regime-controlled Sweida chant: "Get out, Bashar!"
Russian Special Forces in Qaryatayn escorting foreign media and Major General Konashenkov
Bus on fire in Istanbul, not terror related
TCS6 surveillance plane/drone near Cizre/Silopi/Şırnak
SNHR reported the gov killed 15,748 persons, including 12,044 civilians, during the year
. @SyriaCivilDef treating children injured by Assad airstrikes on al-Kastan, rural Jisr al-Shugour, Syria today
Another picture from army parade today showing S300 Iran
On the parade for National Army Day in Tehran, Iran officially reveals part of S300 missile defense system.
Sales weapons in Maridi Market / Baghdad
Two tanks SyAA T-72AVs and a BREM-1 in Jobar, late March
Coalition airstrike (RAF) on a building in Hīt
Libyan Air Force Su-22UM-3K on a combat mission. Re-entered service on 1 December 2015
RuAF Mi-24P over Qardaha
Philippines. Unconfirmed: Islamic State Affiliated Group Claims To Have Shot Down An Army Plane
Syria Heavy Russia'n gear arrived in desert town of Palmyra the past days
Saudi Arabia says it can immediately flood the oil market with 1 million extra barrels a day