Meeting in Ankara to establish ceasefire in Syria. So far, the current situation. US State Depart says US is not providing any shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles to Syrian opposition YPG reportedly attacked Euphrates Shield forces over Sajur riverMany Russian airstrikes also reported in Icarda, Rasm al-Eis, Tal Aloush, Banis, Atshana Garbiyeh, Buwaida and Batrana in south rural Aleppo Netanyahu Warned New Zealand It Was Declaring war Geolocated Coalition airstrike on "Da'esh oil tanker trucks" ~70km North of Palmyra / ~35km SE of Ithriya U.S. calls 'ludicrous' Turkey's claims coalition supported terrorists in Syria Iraqi MP, Member of Parliamentary Security Committee, says: Iraqi gov pays PKK salaries as part of al-Hashd al-Sha'bi (PMUs)Turkish army bombed a northern front from Aoun Aldadat village until Arabs Hasan and continuous shelling Faylaq al-Sham is threatening to withdraw from northern Hama checkpoints and is blaming Jabhat Fateh al-Sham & the ex Jund al-Aqsa members now merged with the JFS group for recent defeats, northern Hama countryside.Armored vehicle seized by Wrath of Euphrates fighters from ISIS near East Jabar village.Euphrates Shield forces is now trying to attack YPG stationed points in the village of Arab Hassann Rebels from besieged areas in Damascus prov. created 1 Unified Military Command to face government strategy of starvation and forced displacement YPG denied reports about air strikes on its positionsJohn Kerry to deliver speech tomorrow to put forward the administrations vision for peace in the Middle East. US -led coalition accidently targeted YPG positions near the village of Jabar in SyriaTed Cruz vows no U.S. funding for the United Nations until Israel vote is "reversed" Al-Monitor Russian Editor and pro-Opposition Orient News report that Russia, Turkey, and the Syrian opposition are currently negotiating in Ankara. The groups involved are Ahrar al-Sham, Jaysh al-Islam, Faylaq al-Rahman, Sultan Murad, and the 1st Costal Division.Erdoğan: US-led coalition fails to keep its promises; we'll free Al-Bab from Daesh fightersAftermath of Russian airstrikes in al-Jina and Atareb in West rural Aleppo where IDPs from East Aleppo were relocated to Erdogan says has evidence that US-led coalition forces give support to terrorist groups in Syria, including ISIS and Kurdish militia Yemen: 40 killed in clashes in Bayhan district, Shabwa province Obama 'orchestrated' UN vote, Israel says Iran Army hold major air defense maneuvers Turkey, EU work to speed up flow of European funds for Syrian refugees Turkey has arrested 2 Dutch men who tried to enter Turkey from Syria, after fighting with IS. Syria Central Bank issued regs limiting the use of USD in private transaction, specifically banning its use in a list of tourist facilities Turkey Kirpi vehicle near Al BabGOP lawmaker: Obama's relationship with Israel a 'series of calculated insults' "Rosneft" has postponed the construction of a refinery in Chechnya for the long term

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27 December 2016
Meeting in Ankara to establish ceasefire in Syria. So far, the current situation.
Geolocated Coalition airstrike on "Da'esh oil tanker trucks" ~70km North of Palmyra / ~35km SE of Ithriya
U.S. calls 'ludicrous' Turkey's claims coalition supported terrorists in Syria
Faylaq al-Sham is threatening to withdraw from northern Hama checkpoints and is blaming Jabhat Fateh al-Sham & the ex Jund al-Aqsa members now merged with the JFS group for recent defeats, northern Hama countryside.
Armored vehicle seized by Wrath of Euphrates fighters from ISIS near East Jabar village.
Rebels from besieged areas in Damascus prov. created 1 Unified Military Command to face government strategy of starvation and forced displacement
US -led coalition accidently targeted YPG positions near the village of Jabar in Syria
Ted Cruz vows no U.S. funding for the United Nations until Israel vote is "reversed"
Erdoğan: US-led coalition fails to keep its promises; we'll free Al-Bab from Daesh fighters
Iran Army hold major air defense maneuvers
Turkey, EU work to speed up flow of European funds for Syrian refugees
Turkey Kirpi vehicle near Al Bab