Amaq claims that IS captured 15 pro-government militiamen in Afghanistan in an area south of Jalalabad, which IS claims it captured y/dayFree Syrian Army send security warning to civilians to stay away from government military Head Quarters and front lines and checkpoint in coming days Another government Smerch missile lands short in West Aleppo on accident Free Syrian Army forces are readying their forces for a major escalation in Aleppo in the coming daysn The entire territory of Syria must be “liberated,” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said. Peskov also claims that Assad needs to stay in power to prevent the country from 'falling into the hands of jihadis': “There are just two options: Assad sitting in Damascus or the Nusra sitting in Damascus,” Peskov said.Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki secret snipers killed 13 Syrian government forces who had tried to advance in Salah al-Din neighbourhood tonight, Aleppo. Footage: IS destroying a Syrian government tank with a BGM-71 TOW in Deir ez-Zor today. PM Yıldırım : Turkey to take part in air force elements under Mosul operation. We agreed on thatANHA news agency claims that Syrian Democratic Forces have downed a Turkish drone over Shahba, northern Aleppo. YPG lost 17 fighters today during battles with FSA in northern AleppoTurkey can't remain unresponsive to terror threats from Iraqi territories or a possible refugee influx: PM Yıldırım The Free Syrian Army is systematically destroying defences around Sheikh Issa, as both sides know it's a keystone protecting the Tell Rifaat region. Doing that, the Free Syrian Army is also neutralising and firing at many sniper positions that are crucial in allowing its fighters to assert control over the eastern part of Sheikh Issa.Turkish PM: We told the US that we cannot join the Raqqa operation with PYD. US doesn't honor its promise regarding PYD presence in ManbijVenezuela's Maduro calls in Iran for oil price cooperation The National Defence Forces claim that it is alongside the Syrian Arab Army addressing the attacks by the IS within the vicinity of eastern Homs with the clashes still continuing and air support and artillery being used to try and push back IS from advancing.Israel thanks Italy for stance on UNESCO Jerusalem resolution 1,000 migrants rescued, 9 drown, off Libya ISIS using BGM-71 TOW during a strike on Syrian Army tank in DeirEzzor IS have targeted with mortar shells the besieged neighbourhoods of al-Qoussor and al-Joura in Deir ez-Zor. Causing only material damage.PM Yıldırım: "The idea of destroying one terrorist organisation with another one is totally wrong. This can't be a state policy. The PYD can't do anything without the United States." Moscow Concerned Over Turkish Airstrikes on Kurdish Positions in Syria - LavrovAir strikes and fierce fighting break three-day-old Aleppo ceasefire: Syrian Observatory Again Turkey attacks US-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria Turkish PM Yıldırım warns Turkey will set up a safe zone in northern Iraq sane it has done in northern Syria with Euphrates Shield PM Yıldırım: We asked the U.S. to cut ties with YPG if it wants our support in the regionPM Yıldırım: If the goal is to liberate Iraq from Daesh fighters, Turkey’s Bashiqa camp is already working on it United States consulate in Istanbul Turkey issues extreme warning to US citizens of potential terrorist attacks in Istanbul United States consulate in Istanbul Turkey issues extreme warning to US citizens of potential terrorist attacks in IstanbulPM Yıldırım: Iran and Baghdad should act more sensible regarding the sectarian violencePM Yıldırım: We cleared Turkish borders of Daesh fighters with Euphrates Shield, we can do the same thing in Iraq if necessary

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22 October 2016
Amaq claims that IS captured 15 pro-government militiamen in Afghanistan in an area south of Jalalabad, which IS claims it captured y/day
Free Syrian Army send security warning to civilians to stay away from government military Head Quarters and front lines and checkpoint in coming days
Another government Smerch missile lands short in West Aleppo on accident
Footage: IS destroying a Syrian government tank with a BGM-71 TOW in Deir ez-Zor today.
PM Yıldırım : Turkey to take part in air force elements under Mosul operation. We agreed on that
Venezuela's Maduro calls in Iran for oil price cooperation
Israel thanks Italy for stance on UNESCO Jerusalem resolution
1,000 migrants rescued, 9 drown, off Libya
ISIS using BGM-71 TOW during a strike on Syrian Army tank in DeirEzzor
PM Yıldırım: "The idea of destroying one terrorist organisation with another one is totally wrong. This can't be a state policy. The PYD can't do anything without the United States."
PM Yıldırım: If the goal is to liberate Iraq from Daesh fighters, Turkey’s Bashiqa camp is already working on it
United States consulate in Istanbul Turkey issues extreme warning to US citizens of potential terrorist attacks in Istanbul
United States consulate in Istanbul Turkey issues extreme warning to US citizens of potential terrorist attacks in Istanbul
PM Yıldırım: We cleared Turkish borders of Daesh fighters with Euphrates Shield, we can do the same thing in Iraq if necessary