5th Corp ID found from a fighter amongst the casualties from the most recent attempt by Syrian government forces to push out from the T4/Tyas area, eastern Homs, Syria. Amaq Agency reports that around 200 Turkish Army artillery shells have fallen on residential areas of al-Bab, northern Aleppo, Syria. Houthi leader in Yemen Mohammed Hajar killed alongside a number of his companions in clashes on the outskirts of MokhaA civil defense volunteer (AlaaAhmad) killed due Turkish artillery shelling on Albab city. Many volunteers killed last weeksAt least 7 civilians were killed due to Assad/Russian raids in Tadef East Aleppo XiJ inping: China to offer an extra 200 million yuan of humanitarian assistance to refugees and the displaced in SyriaObama says he worries 'moment may be passing' for a two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) says UK's Royal Air Force warplanes struck ISIS targets in Syria's al-Bab town alongside Russia and Turkey. "The status quo is unsustainable" on Israel-Palestinian issue, says @POTUS in response to question. Syrian Army and allies capture Wadi Tamamah and Abo Salem crossing thus tightening siege on villages in Wadi Barada + isolating Afrah Syrian flag raised over areas under YPG (Kurdish control) in Sheikh Maqsoud, Aleppo after an agreement with the Syrian government today Jabhat Fateh al-Sham claim to have targeted a meeting of 16 Russian advisors in Damascus with suicide bombersEuphrates Shield forces operating near SelfaniyeDeirEzzor: Syrian 'Popular Resistance' claim responsibility for killing of 9 ISIS fighters in guerilla attacks in Mayadeen, Ashara and Bolel DeirEzzor: IS advance into Shuhada neighborhood US -led coalition air strikes hit Raqqa in Syria. Casulties reportedCholera kills 11 in war-ravaged Yemen: UN Amaq Agency releases new footage showing victims (mainly children and women) of alleged to be Turkish artillery/airstrikes on areas in the city of al-Bab today, northern Aleppo, Syria.Iraqi Army find ISIS workshop with forced university students attempting to build prop plane for suicide operation. Xi Jinping: China has decided to offer an extra 200 million yuan of humanitarian assistance to refugees and the displaced of SyriaIS fighters in the field hospital taken today, somewhere to the NW of the Deir ez-Zor airbase, Syria. Rudskoy: the operation approved by the Syrian authorities involved 9 Rus aircraft and 8 Turkish ones. 36 objects are being engaged Rudskoy: government troops supported by Rus Aerospace Forces conduct offensive operations against ISIS fighters near Palmyra Ahrar al-Sham says it won't attend Astana because, among other reasons, it doesn't want to isolate Fateh al-ShamFirst casualties for the Syrian Army 5th Corps being reported around Tiyas/T4, eastern Homs, Syria. A 5th Corps Lieutenant Dr. "Muhammad Hkieran" was among those that was killed in clashes with IS. Footage: Clashes between the Syrian Army and IS in the area of the graveyard and the city of Deir ez-Zor, Syria.PYD leader Salih Muslim: Astana is another game by international powers and will fail, the KNC (Kurdish National Council) doesn't represent Kurds.Iraq Oil Exports Through Kirkuk-ceyhan Pipeline Resume After Nearly 24-hour Outage - Iraqi North Oil Company SourceNikki Haley, Trump nominee for Ambassador to UN, supports moving US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem SAA Tiger Forces capture al-Shahrour and Afrin al-Bab villages from IS in eastern Aleppo countryside, Syria.

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18 January 2017
5th Corp ID found from a fighter amongst the casualties from the most recent attempt by Syrian government forces to push out from the T4/Tyas area, eastern Homs, Syria.
Amaq Agency reports that around 200 Turkish Army artillery shells have fallen on residential areas of al-Bab, northern Aleppo, Syria.
XiJ inping: China to offer an extra 200 million yuan of humanitarian assistance to refugees and the displaced in Syria
"The status quo is unsustainable" on Israel-Palestinian issue, says @POTUS in response to question.
Syrian Army and allies capture Wadi Tamamah and Abo Salem crossing thus tightening siege on villages in Wadi Barada + isolating Afrah
Syrian flag raised over areas under YPG (Kurdish control) in Sheikh Maqsoud, Aleppo after an agreement with the Syrian government today
Jabhat Fateh al-Sham claim to have targeted a meeting of 16 Russian advisors in Damascus with suicide bombers
Euphrates Shield forces operating near Selfaniye
DeirEzzor: Syrian 'Popular Resistance' claim responsibility for killing of 9 ISIS fighters in guerilla attacks in Mayadeen, Ashara and Bolel
US -led coalition air strikes hit Raqqa in Syria. Casulties reported
Amaq Agency releases new footage showing victims (mainly children and women) of alleged to be Turkish artillery/airstrikes on areas in the city of al-Bab today, northern Aleppo, Syria.
Iraqi Army find ISIS workshop with forced university students attempting to build prop plane for suicide operation.
Xi Jinping: China has decided to offer an extra 200 million yuan of humanitarian assistance to refugees and the displaced of Syria
IS fighters in the field hospital taken today, somewhere to the NW of the Deir ez-Zor airbase, Syria.
Ahrar al-Sham says it won't attend Astana because, among other reasons, it doesn't want to isolate Fateh al-Sham
Footage: Clashes between the Syrian Army and IS in the area of the graveyard and the city of Deir ez-Zor, Syria.
SAA Tiger Forces capture al-Shahrour and Afrin al-Bab villages from IS in eastern Aleppo countryside, Syria.