SDF/YPG declare an official end to north Manbij operations and says operations will continue west of the city. No move on Jarablus. Mine clearing reported on the road from JarablusConfirmed: Twitter, Facebook and YouTube blocked by throttling in Turkey at 00:35AM after massive Gaziantep blast SOHR: Violent clashes renewed in Hasakah City after efforts to reach a cease fire fail, explosions rocked areas in the city.Local CHP MP reports that 13 are dead in the bombing in Gaziantep, southern Turkey. Photo: The aftermath of a bombing in Gaziantep, southern Turkey. Reports are coming in that a large SDF offensive for Hasakah to support the YPG and Asayish may occur and that the Arab Shammar tribe is sending hundreds of fighters to Hasakah City to prepare. A bomb blast rocks the city of Gaziantep near a wedding hall in southern Turkey, causing casualties.Assad-forces bombing besieged al-Waer neighborhood of Homs with heavy artillery Photos emerge showing the bodies of National Defence Forces killed in the Hesekê clashes, the bodies are in hands of Asayîş forces. IS up-armored 4x4 VBIED w/ frontal slat armor used against ISF in the Nineveh plains, N. Iraq Huge Kurdish rally in Turkey province Van condemn the PKK terrorist group and call to fight Hunger striking Palestinian prisoner hospitalized after heart attack Islamic State fighter near Jarablus: Civilians fleeing town westwards. Turkey artillery hit some positions last night and today, 1 rd/min Pro-gov vehicle destroyed by TIP on Sanoubrat hill after Rebel counter-attack, S. Aleppo. CVN 69 performs a replenishment-at-sea while supporting CJTFOIR Turkey supports Ukraine’s sovereignty, territorial integrity. Our position hasn’t changed – @RT_Erdogan to @Poroshenko Kurdish demonstration in Vienna today Child in Yemen protests calling for peace while 4 Saudi airstrikes attack right behind him today Egypt arrests 70 Sudanese on route to Israel, Sudan says Rebels foiled all pro-gov attempts to advance in S. Aleppo and seized back Oum Qara/Sanoubrat hill Syria: at least 15 civilians were killed in RuAF airstrike on Urem al-Kubra west AleppoIdlib : A Russian plane plane parachuted supplies to Regime forces trapped in the towns of Kafraya and Foua. Image of cluster ammunitions remnants fired by gov warplanes shelling on Jisr Al Shoughour in IdlibAleppo: reports JaF recaptured tall Um al Qara after it was captured by government today. LIBYA: Islamic State Claims 3 IED Detonated On Pro- Haftar Fighters In Qawarishah, W Of BenghaziLibya Dawn operated MT-LB 'Storming variant' used during the attack on the Ouagadougou Centre. Sirte, Libya. Turkish artillery pounds Jarabulus, drones overhead, hundreds of rebels wait to storm from inside Turkey. Clashes between YPG and Syrian Government forces has reportedly resumed in Hasakah following an earlier lull in fighting. Azerbaijani MoD A/C appears to be making for Minsk

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20 August 2016
Confirmed: Twitter, Facebook and YouTube blocked by throttling in Turkey at 00:35AM after massive Gaziantep blast
Photo: The aftermath of a bombing in Gaziantep, southern Turkey.
Photos emerge showing the bodies of National Defence Forces killed in the Hesekê clashes, the bodies are in hands of Asayîş forces.
IS up-armored 4x4 VBIED w/ frontal slat armor used against ISF in the Nineveh plains, N. Iraq
Huge Kurdish rally in Turkey province Van condemn the PKK terrorist group and call to fight
Hunger striking Palestinian prisoner hospitalized after heart attack
Pro-gov vehicle destroyed by TIP on Sanoubrat hill after Rebel counter-attack, S. Aleppo.
CVN 69 performs a replenishment-at-sea while supporting CJTFOIR
Kurdish demonstration in Vienna today
Child in Yemen protests calling for peace while 4 Saudi airstrikes attack right behind him today
Egypt arrests 70 Sudanese on route to Israel, Sudan says
Image of cluster ammunitions remnants fired by gov warplanes shelling on Jisr Al Shoughour in Idlib
LIBYA: Islamic State Claims 3 IED Detonated On Pro- Haftar Fighters In Qawarishah, W Of Benghazi
Libya Dawn operated MT-LB 'Storming variant' used during the attack on the Ouagadougou Centre. Sirte, Libya.
Turkish artillery pounds Jarabulus, drones overhead, hundreds of rebels wait to storm from inside Turkey.
Azerbaijani MoD A/C appears to be making for Minsk