Iran will build mobile phone network and gasoline terminal&has right to operate phosphate mines in Syria under deals signedOscar Lopez Rivera, Puerto Rican freedom fighter to be freed after spending 36 years in the U.S. prison. Pres. Obama has commuted 1,385 sentences, the most of any president in history, White House says. US forces established new bases in al-Quds,Saddam,Zohour and Gogjali in E Mosul to oversee implementation of new combat plans-al-Quds al-Arabi Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's sentence for leaking to WikiLeaks. She will be freed on May 17. 2 people died during this morning's power outage that hit the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, officials say Ruptly: Russian aircraft unit prepares to depart Syria as scale-back continues Egypt: ISIS claimed multiple sniper attacks and killing a total of "6 soldiers" during the past two days in the area of El-Arish, N Sinai Night raids on Albab city by Turkish armyTel Baruq next to Brigade 137, west pocket of DeirEzzor under heavy attack according to DeZ loyalists. Heavy clashes between SDF and Daesh around Swediya Kabira by Tabqa and raids of coalition bombed Daesh locations Bahrain now: A bank in Sitra was targetted by Sitra Youth Movement in response to government's escalation in carrying out 3 executions. Footage of the Hezbollah/government tank destroyed by rebels on the outskirts of Ein al-Fijeh, Wadi Barada today Mossad Chief Yossi Cohen also being investigated for receiving gifts from Netanyahu's billionaire friend James Packer. Libya: LAF airstrike on the outskirts of Derna reported earlier today US Treasury designated Australian ISIS member/recruiter Neil Prakash (“AbuKhalid Cambodi”) as a terrorist US Ambassador to Bosnia-Hercegovina Maureen Cormack explains the decision of Dodik ban US Treasury confirms Dodik is on its 'Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons' list Over a quarter of House Democrats will skip Trump's inauguration President Obama appoints former White House staffers to posts FSA Sham Liberation Army artillery pounding strongholds of Iranians and Hezbollah at al-Fu'ah & Kafriya Idlib in response to Wadi Barada Trump's aim in his inaugural address: National unity Steve Harvey apologizes for racist jokes about Asians Democrats demand Jeff Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe Amaq and local media claim RuAF strike killed five in Workers District of Deirezzor"We have to end it": Trump takes over Islamic State fight, vowing to finish it All eight sitting justices are expected to attend the inauguration. Deutsche Bank agrees to pay $7.2 billion in U.S. settlement over mortgage securities misconduct U.N. ambassador says Trump shouldn't repeat Obama's Russian reset President Obama offers final reminder about the value of sports in America

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Pres. Obama has commuted 1,385 sentences, the most of any president in history, White House says.
Ruptly: Russian aircraft unit prepares to depart Syria as scale-back continues
Egypt: ISIS claimed multiple sniper attacks and killing a total of "6 soldiers" during the past two days in the area of El-Arish, N Sinai
Tel Baruq next to Brigade 137, west pocket of DeirEzzor under heavy attack according to DeZ loyalists.
Bahrain now: A bank in Sitra was targetted by Sitra Youth Movement in response to government's escalation in carrying out 3 executions.
US Treasury designated Australian ISIS member/recruiter Neil Prakash (“AbuKhalid Cambodi”) as a terrorist
US Treasury confirms Dodik is on its 'Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons' list
Over a quarter of House Democrats will skip Trump's inauguration
President Obama appoints former White House staffers to posts
Trump's aim in his inaugural address: National unity
Steve Harvey apologizes for racist jokes about Asians
Democrats demand Jeff Sessions recuse himself from Russia probe
Amaq and local media claim RuAF strike killed five in Workers District of Deirezzor
U.N. ambassador says Trump shouldn't repeat Obama's Russian reset