US launches secret drone campaign to hunt Islamic State leaders in SyriaPolice forces across Jerusalem put on high alert following a report of possible terror attackTurkish tanks shelling ISIS targets inside Syria after one of their soldiers was killed and another injured U.S. is troubled by today’s decision of an Azerbaijan court to sentence investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova. Well known Dutch jihadist Salih Yilmaz, who is with IS in Syria, claims for 2nd time IS is using chemical weapons. A group of @SyriaCivilDef get directly hit by a barrel bomb during a rescue operation in DoumaNew video released by ISIS affiliate in Sinai shows use of Manpads Suspected ISIS chemical attack near MosulTwo ISIL vehicles destroyed by @RoyalAirForceUK Tornados in Iraq Beirut police chief demanding media leave the Education Ministry Three killed & 55 injuried in Jamrud tehsil office suicide blastPeshmerga seized a Daesh VBIED & excavator in the Kirkuk area. Imam fired for invoking Facebook during call to IslamAttack by ISIS at Peshmerga position near Mosul Dam on 31 Aug suspected of carrying weaponized chemical substances. Russia sends 1000's of russian military personel, advisors, pilots and instructors to Syria. Syria: protesters in the regime-held city of Suwayda demand the resignation of the governor Kuwait charges 24 'linked to Iran' over attack plots Journalist in Azerbaijan sentenced to 7½ years in prison for several financial crimes & widely criticized by human rights organizationsProtestors face off with police, one shouts "We are ready to stay till morning!" Oman considers importing LNG as domestic gas use surgesProtesters occupy Lebanese environment ministry over rubbish crisisTurkish Coast Guard rescues 48 migrants off Aegean coastDeadline for protesters to leave Environment Ministry passed, negotiations are ongoingRiot police getting ready to enter the building of the ministry of environment in Beirut, LebanonPolice and army reinforcements arrive on the scene, at least 10 trucks and tanks. Beirut, LebanonAn Assad air force Mil Mi-24 drops a barrel bomb on Daraya, W of DamascusHalesh flag raises at one of the barrier at Al Waer provinceAleppo city and rif regime helicopters targeted Sheraton with 3 TNT barrels and Sheikh Maqsoud with 2 ISIS targets Mari’ city with artillery shells and rockets, activists suggest ISIL using chemicals with the bombardment"Destroying Cultural Heritage: is The End Of (Syrian) History" - @el_khawaga via @ChathamHouse

Map. History of Middle East conflict

1 September 2015
Police forces across Jerusalem put on high alert following a report of possible terror attack
Well known Dutch jihadist Salih Yilmaz, who is with IS in Syria, claims for 2nd time IS is using chemical weapons.
A group of @SyriaCivilDef get directly hit by a barrel bomb during a rescue operation in Douma
New video released by ISIS affiliate in Sinai shows use of Manpads
Two ISIL vehicles destroyed by @RoyalAirForceUK Tornados in Iraq
Imam fired for invoking Facebook during call to Islam
Attack by ISIS at Peshmerga position near Mosul Dam on 31 Aug suspected of carrying weaponized chemical substances.
Syria: protesters in the regime-held city of Suwayda demand the resignation of the governor
Protestors face off with police, one shouts "We are ready to stay till morning!"
Oman considers importing LNG as domestic gas use surges
Protesters occupy Lebanese environment ministry over rubbish crisis
Turkish Coast Guard rescues 48 migrants off Aegean coast
Riot police getting ready to enter the building of the ministry of environment in Beirut, Lebanon
Police and army reinforcements arrive on the scene, at least 10 trucks and tanks. Beirut, Lebanon
An Assad air force Mil Mi-24 drops a barrel bomb on Daraya, W of Damascus
"Destroying Cultural Heritage: is The End Of (Syrian) History" - @el_khawaga via @ChathamHouse