Islamic World News Analysis Group: This is second anniversary of the brutal attack to Baqiyat Allah Husseiniya in Zaria, Nigeria and arrest of Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky. After Nigeria army attacks Shi’ites and kill one thousand of them on 12 December 2015, Zakzaky is in prison under severe conditions.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday visited the Russian air base in Syria. The Russian president was received by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian Forces Commander in Syria Sergey Surovkin.
Islamic World News Analysis Group reports: After Saleh’s unsuccessful coup and his elimination from Yemen politics, AnsarAllah and Mansour Hadi try to negotiate with different tribes in addition to heavy fights going between them.
On October 9, ISIS members attacked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra, the Syrian branch of al-Qaeda) in northern Hama and seized a number of villages near the important village of Rahjan.