News Headlines 16th August 2017

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    Hama rebel coalition "Jaish al-Hama" joins Hayat Tahrir Sham in newest unification move. [Al-Nusra (Al Qaeda) sheds it's skin again.]

    Syrian Mig-21 shot down near Jordan border. Jaysh Usud al-Sharqiya captured the pilot, Major Ali Halwa, alive.

    Regime Forces (SAA) have captured Tuwaynat from ISIS

    Syrian Army Surrounds Humaymah Village Near Border With Iraq
    https://southfront.org/syrian-army-surrounds-humaymah-village-near-border-with-iraq/

    Civilians in Eastern Syria Flee IS Conscription
    http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/234181-civilians-in-eastern-syria-flee-is-conscription

    'Assad is Protector of the Christians in the Middle East' - Archbishop Hanna
    http://www.fort-russ.com/2017/08/assad-is-protector-of-christians-in.html

    Army Scores Direct Hits on IS Posts in Ras Baalbek [Lebanese]
    http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/234167-army-scores-direct-hits-on-is-posts-in-ras-baalbek

    US Delivers Bradley Fighting Vehicles to the Lebanese Army
    http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/234123-us-delivers-bradley-fighting-vehicles-to-the-lebanese-army

    Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help after deadly floods
    https://www.afp.com/en/news/205/sierra-leone-appeals-urgent-help-after-deadly-floods

    Boko Haram attacks 2 villages in Adamawa
    http://guardian.ng/news/boko-haram-attacks-2-villages-in-adamawa/

    Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts unknown after alleged assault in South Africa
    http://www.thezimbabwean.co/2017/08/grace-mugabes-whereabouts-unknown-alleged-assault-south-africa/

    Why NASA postponed election results briefing

    [If votes can be arbitrarily point-and-click created or deleted on a screen, so can wealth and value.]

    http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001251492/why-nasa-postponed-the-big-announcement

    Suspense as Kenya awaits next move on poll dispute
    https://www.afp.com/en/news/205/suspense-kenya-awaits-next-move-poll-dispute

    Obama's tweet after Charlottesville becomes the most-liked tweet ever

    [Mandela would be pleased, although pipped to the post by the teenager who won free chicken nuggets from Wendy’s for having the most retweets ever. High kultcha innit!]

    http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/346739-obamas-tweet-after-charlottesville-becomes-the-most-liked-tweet

    US Justice Department demands information on anti-Donald Trump protesters' identities
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/us-justice-department-donald-trump-protesters-resistance-website-dreamhost-disrupt20-jeff-sessions-a7894636.html

    Time To End The Lost Afghan War
    http://www.the5thestate.asia/2017/08/time-to-end-lost-afghan-war.html

    Edward Snowden   Bin Laden is Alive and well !
    http://www.alamongordo.com/bin-laden-is-alive-edward-snowden/

    Yemen cholera cases exceed half a million as civil war prevents effective aid
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/yemen-cholera-cases-half-million-civil-war-aid-healthcare-humanitarian-a7894141.html

    Yemeni Forces on Verge of Victory over Aggressors: Official
    http://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2017/08/14/1491154/yemeni-forces-on-verge-of-victory-over-aggressors-official

    Rallies intensify over THAAD deployment
    http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20170815000231

    Burma  National Commission Denies Atrocities
    http://thefifthcolumnnews.com/2017/08/burma-national-commission-denies-atrocities/

    Bangladesh Extremist Killed in Suicide Blast in Dhaka
    http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/234173-bangladesh-extremist-killed-in-suicide-blast-in-dhaka

    Critical flood situation in Assam, 2.3 million affected, death toll mounts to 104
    https://watchers.news/2017/08/13/assam-flood-august-2017/

    3122 Florence - one of the largest known asteroids to flyby Earth on September 1
    https://watchers.news/2017/08/14/3122-florence-asteroid-flyby-september-1-2017/

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