Iraq's army advancing southwest of Mosul. Recapturing the Yarmouk electricity plant and the 'Atshana hills. Syrian Rebel group Liwa al-Hurriya announces that 17 of its fighters were killed in a Russian Airstrike today on one of its sites in southern Aleppo, Syria.Qaboun was pounded today by heavy IRAMs (Volcano Rockets). It seems a ground offensive is now imminent, Damascus, Syria. A report by a Syrian reporter on the ground: Until now, no serious military operation has started on Qaboun, Damascus, Syria.No ground operation has been launched at this moment in Qaboun as was previously reported, only more rockets and missiles, Damascus, Syria.Al-Bonyan al-Marsous Op. Room repelled a counter-attack by pro-Syrian Gov forces on the eastern part of al-Manshiyah district in Daraa City. The Op. room also states that the SyAF and the RuAF have carried out 300+ airstrikes since the start of the Syrian Rebel offensive on al-Manshiyah district in Daraa City 11 days ago, Syria. Humvee brush guard in Mosul Iraq. Wrath of the Euphrates announces that between the 16th-23rd of February, the SDF/YPG had taken control of 37 villages + 102 farms in an area of 1664 km2 in Raqqa-Deir ez-Zor provinces, Syria. Casualties among Iraqi army as heavy clashes continue at Mosul airportSAA launched ground operation in Qaboun of Damascus. Heavy clashes are ongoingEgypt’s Bir Gifgafa Airfield undergoing massive refit and deploying two Chinese-made Wing Loong drones Footage: Today Turkmen Commander Firas Pasha was in the front line for fighting against ISIS Iraqi forces line up in the dark for a move forward. Another Coptic Christian reportedly killed in Arish, Sinai. Third in two days Iraqi PMU now erecting new defence lines and road checkpoints in captured towns West of MosulSource to Roberts: New executive order will include ban of immigrant and non-immigrant visas. Turkish fighter jets heavily bombarding PKK bases beneath Qandil mount, in result the electricity went off in 29 villages. In Mosul an Iraqi ISOF soldier shows of his medical handiwork on a wounded lamb. PMU successfully repelled ISIS attack on Tal Shababit west Tal Afar Mosul earlier today. SDF sources deny news that John McCain has offered opening a 20km corridor from Tel Abyad to Raqqa Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham in a statement declares the war on the unofficial IS-affiliate Liwa al-Aqsa as over after its withdrawal to IS territory. HTS also claims in the statement that they will continue to 'hunt down Khawarij (IS) cells' so as to maintain safety and security, Syria. Israeli army soldier wounded in Nablus Trump to face "tough choices" in options to defeat ISIS Footage: This morning from Al-Bab; clash between Turkmen Muntasir Billah Brigade and ISISOne of the French Caesar SPH involved in the battle of Mosul against ISIS. 34 destruction missions last weekFootage of the Syrian Republican Guard and Syrian Army operations against Daesh fighters in the Deir Ez Zor cemetery Russian Air Force precision strike on a reinforced Daesh position in the Deir Ez Zor cemetery killing 30+ fighters todayCJTFOIR - 7 strikes near Raqqa and 4 near AlBab in support of WrathOfEuphrates & EuphratesShield forces vs IS. Heavy clashes / mortars shelling are reported in Abu Salim area, Tripoli, between militias. Two militiamen were killed according to reports. Euphrates Shield photo from Qabasin, North-East to Al-Bab

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23 February 2017
Iraq's army advancing southwest of Mosul. Recapturing the Yarmouk electricity plant and the 'Atshana hills.
Syrian Rebel group Liwa al-Hurriya announces that 17 of its fighters were killed in a Russian Airstrike today on one of its sites in southern Aleppo, Syria.
A report by a Syrian reporter on the ground: Until now, no serious military operation has started on Qaboun, Damascus, Syria.
Humvee brush guard in Mosul Iraq.
Egypt’s Bir Gifgafa Airfield undergoing massive refit and deploying two Chinese-made Wing Loong drones
Footage: Today Turkmen Commander Firas Pasha was in the front line for fighting against ISIS
Iraqi forces line up in the dark for a move forward.
Iraqi PMU now erecting new defence lines and road checkpoints in captured towns West of Mosul
Source to Roberts: New executive order will include ban of immigrant and non-immigrant visas.
In Mosul an Iraqi ISOF soldier shows of his medical handiwork on a wounded lamb.
PMU successfully repelled ISIS attack on Tal Shababit west Tal Afar Mosul earlier today.
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham in a statement declares the war on the unofficial IS-affiliate Liwa al-Aqsa as over after its withdrawal to IS territory. HTS also claims in the statement that they will continue to 'hunt down Khawarij (IS) cells' so as to maintain safety and security, Syria.
Trump to face "tough choices" in options to defeat ISIS
Footage: This morning from Al-Bab; clash between Turkmen Muntasir Billah Brigade and ISIS
One of the French Caesar SPH involved in the battle of Mosul against ISIS. 34 destruction missions last week
Footage of the Syrian Republican Guard and Syrian Army operations against Daesh fighters in the Deir Ez Zor cemetery
Russian Air Force precision strike on a reinforced Daesh position in the Deir Ez Zor cemetery killing 30+ fighters today
CJTFOIR - 7 strikes near Raqqa and 4 near AlBab in support of WrathOfEuphrates & EuphratesShield forces vs IS.
Heavy clashes / mortars shelling are reported in Abu Salim area, Tripoli, between militias. Two militiamen were killed according to reports.
Euphrates Shield photo from Qabasin, North-East to Al-Bab