United States State Department spokesman John Kirby denies any United States role in clashes between the SDF/YPG and Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army rebels west of Mare, and says that the clashes 'can only give new oxygen to IS.'Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army recaptured Mazra-al-Ala from IS, northern Aleppo. ISIS sets sulfur mine ablaze as U.S. and Iraqi troops near MosulTurkey hits PYD positions in Syria, claims it killed 14 fighters Coalition airstrike on an antenna tower near Umarkan, ~20km SE of Mosul Suicide car bomb rocks Somali capital: police One person dead and two others wounded in the explosion according to witnesses in Mogadishu.@KRSCPress: 'Mastermind of Kirkuk terror attack arrested'The blast which is thought be a suicide attack took place near @DalsanFM HQ in MogadishuLarge explosion near Liido beach in Mogadishu. Gunfire can be heardIraq - Heavy clashes between IS and Iraqi Army in Ar Rutbah Government of the Jordan: Jordan army is considering intervention in Iraq in order to push out Rutbah from ISIS handsCoalition strikes on Mosul have reached an all time high: 1400 munitions dropped on ISIS 17-22 October says @CJTFOIR ISIL SVBIED attack at the center of the city of #RutbahIRAQ: @CJTFOIR spokesperson says Coalition has dropped 1400+ bombs/missiles on ISIS near Mosul over last 6 daysIS published a video of the clashes against the #Peshmerga near Tall Afar North of #Mosul. #Irak PAK Peshmerga forces celebrating today's successful mission on the Mosul fronts with traditional Kurdish danceConvoy of 3 military vehicles belonging to US SOF spotted in today's Peshmerga offensiveTurkish artillery and tanks in Bashiqa have fired on ISIS positions, says Turkish PMPeshmerga are now less than 9km from Mosul outskirts and have cordoned off 8 villages in Bashiqa area Airstrikes were carried out against ISIS positions in Bashiqa American trained CTG forces next to Turkish forces on Mount Bashiqa overlooking the plains below where peshmerga trapped Isis in 8 villages The ISIS flag still flies high in the ISIS-held village of Faziliya, which is surrounded by Peshmerga forcesISIS counter-offensive also reported in the Ajil oil fiedl north of TikritTurkish PM confirmed that Turkish forces supported the operation against the town of Bashiqah with artillery strikesCommander in the Free Syrian Army: The difference between the Free Syrian Army, the YPG and IS is that their fighters are killed everywhere and their leaders are safe. While our leaders die on the front lines. View from Bashiqa mountain : airstrike against Isis positions below IS executed Safi al-Rajab, from al-Bab, in Hazwan town for "connections with the Free Syrian Army". They also hung up his corpse.Turkish forces near Bashiqah, north of Mosul, reportedly supported the operation against the town with artillery strikesBattle for Sirte is ongoing

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23 October 2016
United States State Department spokesman John Kirby denies any United States role in clashes between the SDF/YPG and Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army rebels west of Mare, and says that the clashes 'can only give new oxygen to IS.'
Coalition airstrike on an antenna tower near Umarkan, ~20km SE of Mosul
ISIL SVBIED attack at the center of the city of #Rutbah
IS published a video of the clashes against the #Peshmerga near Tall Afar North of #Mosul. #Irak
PAK Peshmerga forces celebrating today's successful mission on the Mosul fronts with traditional Kurdish dance
Convoy of 3 military vehicles belonging to US SOF spotted in today's Peshmerga offensive
Airstrikes were carried out against ISIS positions in Bashiqa
American trained CTG forces next to Turkish forces on Mount Bashiqa overlooking the plains below where peshmerga trapped Isis in 8 villages
View from Bashiqa mountain : airstrike against Isis positions below
IS executed Safi al-Rajab, from al-Bab, in Hazwan town for "connections with the Free Syrian Army". They also hung up his corpse.
Battle for Sirte is ongoing