First footage from Russia special forces Spetnaz operating against fighters in Aleppo Syria. Note Hezbollah patch Reports of infighting between Ahrar al-Sham and Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki in al-Dana and Turmanin towns in Idlib Governorate are false, Syria.AFP - Syria: Idlib residents react to the nationwide ceasefire brokered by Turkey and Russia.Footage: IS ATGM hit on a loyalist tank near Sharifah, Homs. "I think [@realDonaldTrump's] administration will fix it." - @GovMikeHuckabee on U.S. tensions with Israel Rudy Giuliani said @POTUS "completely double-crossed" Israel last week SyAAF is conducting air strikes against the rebels in Barada Valley / Su-24's are being used. In Yerevan, reported the resumption of fighting in Nagorno-KarabakhAnti-government protest in Dārat ‘Izzah (Aleppo) was reportedly suppressed by Jabhat Fateh al-Sham due to display of the revolutionary flag. Russian Special Operational Forces with Iranian-backed Hezbollah insignia on their uniform, Aleppo, Syria. Footage shows Russian Special Operational Forces somewhere in Aleppo Syria wearing a designated (by the United States, United Kingdom, Arab league and by the European Union) Lebanese terrorist organisation's Hezbollah insignia on their uniform.FSA Southern Front are shelling villages under IS (Jaish Khalid bin Walid) control in Yarmouk Basin in south-west Daraa countryside Rebels Repelled Attacks On Bassema-Husainiyah And Destroyed A Tank. Reports Hezbollah Preparing Large Assault On WadiBarada. 26 civilian casualties in Deir al-Zour in 48 hoursTurkish FM @MevlutCavusoglu has also said Turkey does not distinguish between ISIS and Al-Nusra, adds there's no difference between them. South Aleppo: Iranian-led militias tried to advance South of Mount Arabeen likely testing Rebel defenses, but they were repelled. Turkey's Foreign Minister @MevlutCavusoglu says US-led coalition airforce conducted airstrikes in Al-Bab following Turkish request. The Iraqi army is advancing north of Mosul, 'trying to retake the Mosul-Tel Skuf road,' says commander. IS footage of clashes with the Turkish army and FSA near Al Bab north Aleppo KRG “has no right” to hold onto captured areas taken by Peshmerga forces, Iraq's Foreign Minister said. Rudy Giuliani op-ed: Obama's attack on Israel should surprise nobody Reports that a revolutionary demonstration in Dārat ‘Izzah (Aleppo) was attacked and snuffed by Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, Syria.Looking ahead to a Trump administration, Theresa May scolded John Kerry for his speech criticizing Israel Phase Two #MosulOps: Federal Police announce the killing of 66 Daesh militants in al-Intisar neighbourhood in eastern Mosul .@USAndIndia adds "resorts, beaches and shopping malls" to list of places "U.S. citizens should maintain a high level of vigilance." Poroshenko discussed with the Prime Minister of Georgia de-occupation of territories Mourners in Poland gathered Friday to bid farewell to a Polish truck driver killed in Berlin Christmas market attack Lavrov has expressed the hope that Egypt will join the negotiations on the Syrian talks in Astana. Australian PM condemns 'one-sided' UNSC resolution Former Rep. Joe Walsh: Obama hates Israel because he's a Muslim

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First footage from Russia special forces Spetnaz operating against fighters in Aleppo Syria. Note Hezbollah patch
Reports of infighting between Ahrar al-Sham and Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki in al-Dana and Turmanin towns in Idlib Governorate are false, Syria.
Footage: IS ATGM hit on a loyalist tank near Sharifah, Homs.
"I think [@realDonaldTrump's] administration will fix it." - @GovMikeHuckabee on U.S. tensions with Israel
SyAAF is conducting air strikes against the rebels in Barada Valley / Su-24's are being used.
Russian Special Operational Forces with Iranian-backed Hezbollah insignia on their uniform, Aleppo, Syria.
Footage shows Russian Special Operational Forces somewhere in Aleppo Syria wearing a designated (by the United States, United Kingdom, Arab league and by the European Union) Lebanese terrorist organisation's Hezbollah insignia on their uniform.
Rebels Repelled Attacks On Bassema-Husainiyah And Destroyed A Tank. Reports Hezbollah Preparing Large Assault On WadiBarada.
IS footage of clashes with the Turkish army and FSA near Al Bab north Aleppo
KRG “has no right” to hold onto captured areas taken by Peshmerga forces, Iraq's Foreign Minister said.
Rudy Giuliani op-ed: Obama's attack on Israel should surprise nobody
Reports that a revolutionary demonstration in Dārat ‘Izzah (Aleppo) was attacked and snuffed by Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, Syria.
Phase Two #MosulOps: Federal Police announce the killing of 66 Daesh militants in al-Intisar neighbourhood in eastern Mosul
.@USAndIndia adds "resorts, beaches and shopping malls" to list of places "U.S. citizens should maintain a high level of vigilance."
Mourners in Poland gathered Friday to bid farewell to a Polish truck driver killed in Berlin Christmas market attack
Former Rep. Joe Walsh: Obama hates Israel because he's a Muslim