Map. History of Middle East conflict

14 December 2017
7 hour ago
Senator John McCain: Reports that Trump admin is willing to accept 4 more years of Assad's rule in Syria are deeply disturbing and would validate the de facto policy of 2 successive US admins that have failed to end the slaughter.
Turkey's foreign ministry calls Gen. HR McMaster's remarks 9 hour ago
Turkey's foreign ministry calls Gen. HR McMaster's remarks "astonishing, baseless and unacceptable," calls on US "to display the same stance to our country, to cease all forms of cooperation with terrorist groups such as YPG"
10 hour ago
Missing teachers: Afghan-Turk students' parents hold protest in Kabul
10 hour ago
Fate of four Afghan-Turk teachers remains uncertain
Foiling of 4 explosive devices in Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah , as Security forces in northern Sinai succeeded in detecting four explosive devices that were intended to detonate the way of the forces while carrying out combing and raiding the strongholds of the organization of Jerusalem in the region10 hour ago
Foiling of 4 explosive devices in Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah , as Security forces in northern Sinai succeeded in detecting four explosive devices that were intended to detonate the way of the forces while carrying out combing and raiding the strongholds of the organization of Jerusalem in the region
A Libyan military source has uncovered that the Libyan criminal search apparatus foiled the largest quantity of explosives, firearms from Kalashnikov, Grenov machine guns, sniper rifles and a 30-ton TNT explosive bag on its way to Egypt.10 hour ago
A Libyan military source has uncovered that the Libyan criminal search apparatus foiled the largest quantity of explosives, firearms from Kalashnikov, Grenov machine guns, sniper rifles and a 30-ton TNT explosive bag on its way to Egypt.
10 hour ago
The way @recep_tayip and the AKP consolidated power in Turkey with Islamist ideology "is sadly contributing to the drift of Turkey away from the West," per US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster
10 hour ago
McMaster called it a "model of really operating through civil society. Then the education sector. Then the police and judiciary. And then the military to consolidate power in the hand of a particular party which is something we'd prefer not too see" re Turkey
10 hour ago
US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster also said "a lot of Islamist groups have learned from" Turkey and the AKP
According to YPG, 2 Turkish soldiers who crossed into Kobane border killed, some others injured11 hour ago
According to YPG, 2 Turkish soldiers who crossed into Kobane border killed, some others injured
Turkish Artillery Shelling YPG Positions in Aşme Village West to Kobani.11 hour ago
Turkish Artillery Shelling YPG Positions in Aşme Village West to Kobani.
Giant Christmas tree is almost done during this Emirates @AirbusA380 acceptance flight from Hamburg11 hour ago
Giant Christmas tree is almost done during this Emirates @AirbusA380 acceptance flight from Hamburg
11 hour ago
YPG: Turkish army is now shelling the same area near Aşmê village, western Kobanê
Palestinian protesters react to a stun grenade thrown by Israeli security forces during clashes in Ramallah on December 13, 2017, over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital11 hour ago
Palestinian protesters react to a stun grenade thrown by Israeli security forces during clashes in Ramallah on December 13, 2017, over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
11 hour ago
McMaster: Trump team is concerned with the freedom of movement of Salafi jihadist organizations across Iranian territory into Afghanistan and Iran support for these groups and IRGC militias to create fitna in the region that perpetuates civil wars and instability
12 hour ago
Turkish President Erdoğan says U.S should reverse its decision on Jerusalem and asks "How can they take such a unilateral step?" Erdoağan says the destiny of Jerusalem cannot be left to a country that feeds on blood, that kills children and women
12 hour ago
Erdogan: We call on the US administration to back down on the recent decision
Turkish army targeted YPG positions in Chariqli Hill, west of Ashmah. Not clear if its artillery or airstrike12 hour ago
Turkish army targeted YPG positions in Chariqli Hill, west of Ashmah. Not clear if its artillery or airstrike
Afghanistan: 152 weapons seized from trailer in Nangarhar12 hour ago
Afghanistan: 152 weapons seized from trailer in Nangarhar
12 hour ago
Erdogan: We declared our posture to the whole world by saying "Jerusalem is our red line". Trump's declaration is of no value to us.
12 hour ago
Erdogan: The recent U.S. decision is illegal and will not be acceptable for us
12 hour ago
Erdogan: Washington has failed in mediation efforts in the peace process
12 hour ago
Saudi Arabia pledges $100 mn for Sahel anti-terror force: Macron
12 hour ago
ASG execute Vietnamese captain, abducted in Nov 2016. Of the 12 VN hostages taken from 2 ships, 4 were executed, 2 died in captivity or during rescue ops, 5 were rescued and 1 escaped.
12 hour ago
Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri withdraws resignation
FSA Free Idlib Army Fagot ATGM strike destroys government BMP al-Zafaria front East Hama12 hour ago
FSA Free Idlib Army Fagot ATGM strike destroys government BMP al-Zafaria front East Hama
12 hour ago
SDF has captured Jurdi Gharbi from ISIS
Kabul police launches crackdown on illegal arms12 hour ago
Kabul police launches crackdown on illegal arms
IS presence expanding in north, northeastern: Afghan MPs12 hour ago
IS presence expanding in north, northeastern: Afghan MPs
SE. Idlib: heavy clashes continue SE. of Abu Dali. Rebels fired several ATGMs, destroying a BMP (with a Fagot by Free Idlib Army), an ATGM launcher and a group was ambushed (reportedly killing 5).12 hour ago
SE. Idlib: heavy clashes continue SE. of Abu Dali. Rebels fired several ATGMs, destroying a BMP (with a Fagot by Free Idlib Army), an ATGM launcher and a group was ambushed (reportedly killing 5).
12 hour ago
The Military Court requires the detention of 30 accused of violence between Bani Mazar and 10 years
13 hour ago
Do not enjoy dealing with Pakistan: US Secretary of State
13 hour ago
The Islamic Summit calls on the United States to withdraw from the peace process
13 hour ago
Nicolás Maduro: All acts committed by Israel are invalid and must be stopped
13 hour ago
Draft Final Communiqué: The necessity of ending and securing the international protection of the Palestinians
The document of recruitment of US intelligence to Mursi .. And his information about  Abdul Qader Hilmi within the spy documents of the talks with Hamas13 hour ago
The document of recruitment of US intelligence to Mursi .. And his information about Abdul Qader Hilmi within the spy documents of the talks with Hamas
13 hour ago
Draft Final Statement of the Islamic Summit: We declare East Jerusalem the capital of the State of Palestine
13 hour ago
OIR Spokesman Syria Update: ISIS is weak but still a threat - militants lurking in Mid-Euphrates River Valley. Syrian Democratic Forces keeping pressure on ISIS; with @CJTFOIR support, SDF cleared 6 km2 along eastern bank of the Euphrates in last 24 hrs
13 hour ago
J&K BJP leader, Ashish Sareen, in trouble after his picture holding an AK-47 rifle goes viral; party distances itself from him
13 hour ago
Afghan forces foil deadly blast, US drone strike kill 3 IS militants in Nangarhar
13 hour ago
SAA shelled Harasta of Eastern Ghouta with mortars
13 hour ago
Russia will limit the supply of vegetables and fruit from Kazakhstan because of the "Serbian" and "Moldovan" apples
13 hour ago
A large-scale military campaign A short while ago, a long area was targeted by the prince in Rafah accompanied by the sound of heavy gunfire and artillery shelling. Sinai
13 hour ago
King's address to Shura Council: "The Kingdom called for a political solution to the issues causing crisis in the region. foremost of which is restoration of the Palestinian people's legitimate rights, including right to establish their independent state with East Jerusalem as capital"
13 hour ago
Israeli Intelligence Minister Invites Saudi Crown Prince to Visit Israel
Civil defense teams worked to extinguish a fire in a fuel market in Meles town in Idlib14 hour ago
Civil defense teams worked to extinguish a fire in a fuel market in Meles town in Idlib
South Syria: amidst increased activities by ISIS, FSA Maghaweer Thawra backed by US-led Coalition repelling an attack launched at dawn on Al-Tanf security zone14 hour ago
South Syria: amidst increased activities by ISIS, FSA Maghaweer Thawra backed by US-led Coalition repelling an attack launched at dawn on Al-Tanf security zone
After the Russian announcement of defeating Daesh in Syria, a large attack was conducted by ISIS militants targeting the 55 KM deconfliction zone around At Tanf, the attack comes from an area supposedly under full government control14 hour ago
After the Russian announcement of defeating Daesh in Syria, a large attack was conducted by ISIS militants targeting the 55 KM deconfliction zone around At Tanf, the attack comes from an area supposedly under full government control
14 hour ago
Armed Forces ready to help Palestinians: Malaysian defense minister
NDF trying to seize back buildings taken by ISIS in S. Damascus district of Tadamon. Heavy clashes ongoing.14 hour ago
NDF trying to seize back buildings taken by ISIS in S. Damascus district of Tadamon. Heavy clashes ongoing.
S. Damascus: in a susprise attack ISIS was able to seize a dozen buildings from government in Tadamon district. Area is intensively pounded amidst ongoing counter-attack.15 hour ago
S. Damascus: in a susprise attack ISIS was able to seize a dozen buildings from government in Tadamon district. Area is intensively pounded amidst ongoing counter-attack.
15 hour ago
YPG: Turkish army once again tried to violate border in Kobanê. Fighters retaliated and heavy clashes occurred between YPG - YPJ fighters and Turkish soldiers. Two soldiers've been killed and a military vehicle was destroyed during the clashes.
AAE-1 submarine cable entered service in June and reached Mualla Aden early this year but is not yet connected in Aden. It offers an initial capacity of 40 Tbps.15 hour ago
AAE-1 submarine cable entered service in June and reached Mualla Aden early this year but is not yet connected in Aden. It offers an initial capacity of 40 Tbps.
15 hour ago
YPG-YPJ fighters repelled an attack by Turkish army near Kobanê: Two soldiers have been killed, many injured.
15 hour ago
Saudi King says kingdom is working with allies to confront the interference in GCC domestic affairs
15 hour ago
Saudi King denounces US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
15 hour ago
Kobane area: 1 worker who works on the Turkish wall construction opposite the village of Ashme was wounded by YPG fire
Syria Damascus: So far the NDF s have been able to Recover 4 out of the Ten Buildings that were Captured by ISIS This Morning @ Al Tadamon district - 4/10 structures Recaptured So Far.15 hour ago
Syria Damascus: So far the NDF s have been able to Recover 4 out of the Ten Buildings that were Captured by ISIS This Morning @ Al Tadamon district - 4/10 structures Recaptured So Far.
A Turkish military vehicle was destroyed by YPG fighters after Turkish soldiers attempted to enter parts of Ashma/Eşme village west of Kobane, near the Tomb of Suleyman Shah15 hour ago
A Turkish military vehicle was destroyed by YPG fighters after Turkish soldiers attempted to enter parts of Ashma/Eşme village west of Kobane, near the Tomb of Suleyman Shah
IS operation against the army south of Damascus15 hour ago
IS operation against the army south of Damascus
Drone allegedly shot down by rebel forces in South Aleppo appears to be a DJI Inspire 1. Reportedly it was modified to drop munitions15 hour ago
Drone allegedly shot down by rebel forces in South Aleppo appears to be a DJI Inspire 1. Reportedly it was modified to drop munitions
S. Aleppo: DJI Inspire 1 drone, reportedly weaponized, shot down over Humayra.15 hour ago
S. Aleppo: DJI Inspire 1 drone, reportedly weaponized, shot down over Humayra.
15 hour ago
Northern Hama: New Video Uploaded this morning by Jaysh al-Nasr - shows them launching rockets towards SAA areas
Northern Hama: New Video Uploaded this morning by Jaysh al-Nasr - shows them launching rockets towards SAA areas
Police forces started to remove number of houses in Al-Arish city for persons wanted by security forces and involved in carrying out terrorist operations. Sinai16 hour ago
Police forces started to remove number of houses in Al-Arish city for persons wanted by security forces and involved in carrying out terrorist operations. Sinai
16 hour ago
PM @saadhariri : I don't think the (Syrian) government wants the refugees back
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meets President of Palestine Mr. Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of OIC Summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Istanbul16 hour ago
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meets President of Palestine Mr. Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of OIC Summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Istanbul
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation #OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition16 hour ago
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation #OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition
Russia's president Putin asked the State Duma to ratify the January 2017 intergovernmental agreement with Syria on the 49-year lease on the Tartus naval base16 hour ago
Russia's president Putin asked the State Duma to ratify the January 2017 intergovernmental agreement with Syria on the 49-year lease on the Tartus naval base
Israeli security forces arrest 3 members of terror organisation Hamas who planed to kidnap a setteler or a soldier 16 hour ago
Israeli security forces arrest 3 members of terror organisation Hamas who planed to kidnap a setteler or a soldier "In the coming days"
Afghanistan: Islamic State Claims Killing and Wounding 13 Soldiers In Clashes In Khogyani District Of Nangarhar.16 hour ago
Afghanistan: Islamic State Claims Killing and Wounding 13 Soldiers In Clashes In Khogyani District Of Nangarhar.
16 hour ago
Afghan Air Force size to be tripled by 2023, says US General
India voices support Afghan-controlled reconciliation efforts – Vice President16 hour ago
India voices support Afghan-controlled reconciliation efforts – Vice President
16 hour ago
Abbas: We demand the issuance of a resolution of the Security Council cancels decision of Trump to consider Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
16 hour ago
Bangladesh counter-terrorism chief says looking to interview New York bomber's friends from college, school
16 hour ago
Hariri Lebanon's prime minister asked by @mahamyahya about future of Syria Lebanon relations if Assad stays? He replies: "Non-existent"
16 hour ago
Abbas: Declaration of the Islamic Summit will recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state
Damascus: A breakthrough by the armed men at Al Tadamon district where they took over 10 buildings, and now the NDF are working on recapturing the lost spots.16 hour ago
Damascus: A breakthrough by the armed men at Al Tadamon district where they took over 10 buildings, and now the NDF are working on recapturing the lost spots.
Clashes reported between Turkish army and YPG near Ashmah village, west of Kobane16 hour ago
Clashes reported between Turkish army and YPG near Ashmah village, west of Kobane
16 hour ago
PM @saadhariri : I'm not going to change my mind on Lebanese Syrian relations, we believe in their safe return, now that there're some deescalation zones, with the help of Russia or the US those refugees should go back to Syria
16 hour ago
PM @saadhariri says he's going to visit Saudi Arabia and the UAE soon
16 hour ago
Abbas says the U.S can no longer have role in the peace process because it is biased in favour of Israel, Trump gave Jerusalem to Israel as if it was a city in the United states
Sec.sources:- army forces discovered and destroyed 4 IEDs, during raids in several areas in Rafah and Sheikh Zweid cities . Sinai16 hour ago
Sec.sources:- army forces discovered and destroyed 4 IEDs, during raids in several areas in Rafah and Sheikh Zweid cities . Sinai
IS has besieged government forces in the 3 yellow locations after taking Kishmah And Salihiya the past days16 hour ago
IS has besieged government forces in the 3 yellow locations after taking Kishmah And Salihiya the past days
Here is Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro standing on the margin in OIC Family Photo for Jerusalem summit in Turkey.17 hour ago
Here is Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro standing on the margin in OIC Family Photo for Jerusalem summit in Turkey.
17 hour ago
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Trump decision on Jerusalem is 'greatest crime'
17 hour ago
Abbas: We demand Israel to free all Arab lands, like the Lebanese and Syrian territories
17 hour ago
After a vivid discussion, the German parliament decided to extend the mandate for Germany's @ResoluteSupport mission in Afghanistan until March 2018.
17 hour ago
US national security adviser McMaster: Qatar and Turkey are new sponsors of radical ideology
17 hour ago
Update: The rocket that was fired last night from Gaza was located this morning near the Israeli village of Netiv Ha'asara, overnight the Israeli army hit an Hamas terror site in the Gaza strip in retaliation
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcoming Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Extraordinary OICSummit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Istanbul17 hour ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcoming Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Extraordinary OICSummit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Istanbul
17 hour ago
Abbas: Britain volunteered with United States to provide the lands of Palestine for the "Zionist movement"
17 hour ago
Local media: Egypt army delegation in South Sudan to discuss training the latter's army
17 hour ago
Erdogan: We call on the United States to reverse its provocative decision on Jerusalem
17 hour ago
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: Moscow is ready to discuss easing the arms embargo on Libya
17 hour ago
A court in Egypt has reportedly jailed for two years a singer who appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana.
17 hour ago
A four-year-old child has been rescued and two of his kidnappers, including a woman, have been arrested in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday
President Erdoğan says 17 hour ago
President Erdoğan says "Trump's decision on Jerusalem is blow dealt on our civilization" and thanks Pope Francis, Jewish people with common sense. Erdogan says Jerusalem is Turkey's red line, calls to speed up process of including Palestine in international bodies
17 hour ago
Erdogan: It is time to recognize the state of Palestine to change the equations on the ground
17 hour ago
Afghan President Ghani congratulates Mr. Stoltenberg @jensstoltenberg with the two years extension of his term as NATO Secretary General. The Afghan President acknowledges the important role he has played during these challenging times strengthening a united front against the threats we all face
17 hour ago
Erdogan: We condemn Israel's practices against Palestinian civilians in Jerusalem
17 hour ago
Erdogan: As long as there is no just solution to the Palestinian issue, we can not talk about peace in the world
17 hour ago
Flight operations at Srinagar airport remain suspended due to poor visibility caused by intermittent snowfall in Kashmir: Officials
17 hour ago
Erdogan: power is having right and not in the possession of missiles and airplanes.
Four Taliban insurgents have been killed in an operation aimed at securing the highway between Maimana and Mazar-i-Sharif17 hour ago
Four Taliban insurgents have been killed in an operation aimed at securing the highway between Maimana and Mazar-i-Sharif
Turkish President Erdoğan hosts OIC meeting on Jerusalem in Istanbul, says Israel is a state of terror and occupation, Israel has been rewarded for its terror actions with U.S decision on Jerusalem17 hour ago
Turkish President Erdoğan hosts OIC meeting on Jerusalem in Istanbul, says Israel is a state of terror and occupation, Israel has been rewarded for its terror actions with U.S decision on Jerusalem
17 hour ago
President Erdogan: [on US aid to PYD organization] You can not destroy a terrorist organization with another terrorist organization.
17 hour ago
Erdogan: Maps since 1947 reveal that Israel is a state of occupation and a state of terrorism
Picture of the rocket launched from Gaza last night towards Israel and which landed in open territory. Israeli army struck Hamas targets overnight in response17 hour ago
Picture of the rocket launched from Gaza last night towards Israel and which landed in open territory. Israeli army struck Hamas targets overnight in response
17 hour ago
Erdogan: Istanbul is sister of Jerusalem and We are here to examine the violations that affect Jerusalem
17 hour ago
Malaysia's PM Najib arrives in Turkey for summit on Jerusalem. In order to attend the extraordinary summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Mr Najib had to postpone the annual Malaysia-Singapore Leaders' Retreat
18 hour ago
"The Attorney General's Office must answer on this," the parents of Afghan-Turk students asked
18 hour ago
The parents said there is no evidence to show the teachers have links to "insurgents"
18 hour ago
Parents of Afghan-Turk students at a press conference in Kabul reacted to the Afghan security forces' raid on the school and said the four teachers who were detained by the security forces have worked in Afghanistan for the past 23 years
18 hour ago
MSF in Yemen says it's seeing hundreds of cases of diphtheria, a disease that had been almost globally eradicated. Half the suspected cases are children
Taliban commander famous as Paraq arrested in Nangahrar province18 hour ago
Taliban commander famous as Paraq arrested in Nangahrar province
18 hour ago
US should review its decision for declaring Jerusalem as Isreal's capital, says @KhawajaMAsif
18 hour ago
Afghan Cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding on political consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, which was signed in Riyadh.
18 hour ago
Turkey says world must recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital
19 hour ago
Iran's Intel. Minister, Mahmoud Alavi, in a seminar on "Terrorism, ExtremismandRegional Security in hosted by MFA center,: Qatar sponsors terrorist groups in region, Egypt's MB and Saudi Wahhabism r root of terrorism in the world
19 hour ago
[email protected] "ISIS is not finished" "ISIS is still present in several villages of Homs, Hama and Idlib"
Russian Mindef:Unit of International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces returns to permanent location from Syria. Specialists of the International Mine Action Centre conducted humanitarian operation in  Deir ez-Zor19 hour ago
Russian Mindef:Unit of International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces returns to permanent location from Syria. Specialists of the International Mine Action Centre conducted humanitarian operation in Deir ez-Zor
20 hour ago
Overnight, the Israeli army arrested 32 Palestinians suspected of rock throwing and other acts of what it calls "popular terrorism," including Hamas bigwig Sheikh Hassan Yousef (for the umpteenth time)
20 hour ago
The Israeli army and Israeli Security Services have arrested Sheikh Hassan Yousef, Hamas official in the West Bank (He's also the father of Mosab Hassan Yousef, also known as "Son of Hamas" or the "Green Prince", who was recruited as a spy for Israel's Shin Bet before defecting)
21 hour ago
Abadi: Peshmerga is part of our forces.
Russian Mindef: An-72 arrived in Saratov region after completion of tasks in Syria21 hour ago
Russian Mindef: An-72 arrived in Saratov region after completion of tasks in Syria
Tu-22M3 arrived in Murmansk region after completing Syria mission21 hour ago
Tu-22M3 arrived in Murmansk region after completing Syria mission
Snow clearance work underway on Mughal Road that connects Poonch and Shopian districts in Jammu and Kashmir23 hour ago
Snow clearance work underway on Mughal Road that connects Poonch and Shopian districts in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri receives fresh snowfall23 hour ago
Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri receives fresh snowfall