Map. History of Middle East conflict

22 November 2017
7 month ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry claims the US made the decision to strike Syria before the events in Idlib and only used the events in Idlib as a "pretext for a demonstration”.
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he expects the U.S. will announce additional sanctions against Syria 7 month ago
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says he expects the U.S. will announce additional sanctions against Syria "in the near future."
Recent .@SputnikInt photo from Shayrat Military Airbase shows what looks like Soviet chemical weapons alongside scattered RBK-500 cluster bomb caps (red).7 month ago
Recent [email protected] photo from Shayrat Military Airbase shows what looks like Soviet chemical weapons alongside scattered RBK-500 cluster bomb caps (red).
Bouthaina Shaaban, the political and media adviser to the President of Syria: 7 month ago
Bouthaina Shaaban, the political and media adviser to the President of Syria: "Syria is attacked because we're against the Israeli occupation of Palestine".
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham destroyed with a TOW a bulldozer in checkpoint 50, near Qomhane.7 month ago
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham destroyed with a TOW a bulldozer in checkpoint 50, near Qomhane.
Drone video showing how Jaysh al-Izza took back Tarabia CP near Helfaya. TOW strike filmed  and mass escape.7 month ago
Drone video showing how Jaysh al-Izza took back Tarabia CP near Helfaya. TOW strike filmed and mass escape.
Drone video showing how Jaysh al-Izza took back Tarabia CP near Helfaya. TOW strike filmed  and mass escape.
Erdoğan: US's missile attack this morning was its first warning to the murderer Assad, but it's not enough, this man should pay the price.7 month ago
Erdoğan: US's missile attack this morning was its first warning to the murderer Assad, but it's not enough, this man should pay the price.
More Syrian Air Force (Sukhoi Su-22) bombers have taken off  and landed from Shayrat Airbase after the US Tomahawk attack.7 month ago
More Syrian Air Force (Sukhoi Su-22) bombers have taken off and landed from Shayrat Airbase after the US Tomahawk attack.
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham take over the Matahan area south-west of Maardes after storming it in northern Hama (not northern Homs), Syria.7 month ago
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham take over the Matahan area south-west of Maardes after storming it in northern Hama (not northern Homs), Syria.
12 Hazaras (Afghan Shia) from the IRGC linked Fatemiyoun Brigade were confirmed killed by Syrian Rebels since the start of the Hama offensive, Syria.7 month ago
12 Hazaras (Afghan Shia) from the IRGC linked Fatemiyoun Brigade were confirmed killed by Syrian Rebels since the start of the Hama offensive, Syria.
Yusuf, the father of 2 children who was killed by the chemical attack on Tuesday, met and was consoled by President Erdogan.7 month ago
Yusuf, the father of 2 children who was killed by the chemical attack on Tuesday, met and was consoled by President Erdogan.
Russian MoD refutes information given by American media agencies that Russia allegedly agreed to keep 7 month ago
Russian MoD refutes information given by American media agencies that Russia allegedly agreed to keep "hot line" with Pentagon.
7 month ago
US officials: The Syrian government didn't want to lose the Hama base because it has devoted significant resources in that base. As for the identity of the second aircraft which hit the hospital treating the CW victims following the CW attack on Tuesday. Russian or Syrian? We're not sure.
7 month ago
US officials: We believe the main driver behind Syrian government's chemical attack was Syrian opposition forces threatening government-held Hama base.
Video of the first Syrian Air Force (Sukhoi Su-22) bomber taking off from Shayrat Airbase after the US Tomahawk attack this morning.7 month ago
Video of the first Syrian Air Force (Sukhoi Su-22) bomber taking off from Shayrat Airbase after the US Tomahawk attack this morning.
A Syrian refugee (.@hassan_akkad) was shut down by .@STWuk protesters outside Downing Street, as he was trying to make his point in a polite way.7 month ago
A Syrian refugee ([email protected]_akkad) was shut down by [email protected] protesters outside Downing Street, as he was trying to make his point in a polite way.
Turkey-backed Faylaq al-Sham rebel group officially welcomes US Syria strikes in statement: 7 month ago
Turkey-backed Faylaq al-Sham rebel group officially welcomes US Syria strikes in statement: "Too late better than never".
7 month ago
Senior US military officials say Russia has agreed to maintain hotline aimed at preventing mid-air collisions in Syria - AP.
The leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn on US Syria strikes: There must be an immediate ceasefire and a UN-led investigation into the horrific and illegal use of chemical weapons in Syria.7 month ago
The leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn on US Syria strikes: There must be an immediate ceasefire and a UN-led investigation into the horrific and illegal use of chemical weapons in Syria.
English version of today’s FSA statement welcoming what is seen a “turning point in the fight against impunity” in Syria:7 month ago
English version of today’s FSA statement welcoming what is seen a “turning point in the fight against impunity” in Syria:
Syrian Kurds including Syria's Kurdish National Council (ENKS) welcome the US missile strike on a Syrian government airbase, as PYD refuses to comment.7 month ago
Syrian Kurds including Syria's Kurdish National Council (ENKS) welcome the US missile strike on a Syrian government airbase, as PYD refuses to comment.
7 month ago
Lebanon PM Hariri on US-Syria attack:"a response to the government's chemical attacks against defenseless people"
'Liberty Passion', loaded with US military vehicles, are currently moored at Aqaba Main Port, Jordan.7 month ago
'Liberty Passion', loaded with US military vehicles, are currently moored at Aqaba Main Port, Jordan.
7 month ago
The United Arab Emirates expresses support for US military strikes on Assad government
“This strike against Assad’s government...is very important for the beginning of constructing a post-ISIS Middle East.” – Fmr Amb. John Bolton7 month ago
“This strike against Assad’s government...is very important for the beginning of constructing a post-ISIS Middle East.” – Fmr Amb. John Bolton
7 month ago
Saudi Arabia expresses support for US strike against Assad government
7 month ago
Saudi Arabia expresses full support for the US air strike on Assad base in Syria
7 month ago
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster says the strikes in Syria did not stop Assad's ability to carry out future attacks.
The Pentagon released photos of the Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from the Mediterranean that targeted Syrian airbase.7 month ago
The Pentagon released photos of the Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from the Mediterranean that targeted Syrian airbase.
7 month ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Russia has failed to deliver on preventing usage of chemical attacks in Syria.
7 month ago
"Russian forces were notified in advance of the strike using the established deconfliction line." - Pentagon spokesman Capt. Davis.
7 month ago
"U.S. military planners took precautions to minimise risk to Russian or Syrian personnel located at the airfield." - Pentagon spokesman.
7 month ago
[email protected]: 59 Tomahawks were fired at Syrian airbase, about 20 aircraft were destroyed, the Russians warned, the Syrians not. The attack has an "impact" on operations in Raqqa; we have to manage the impact the strike may have on the fight in Syria.
7 month ago
59 TLAMs targeted aircraft, hardened aircraft shelters, petroleum and logistical storage, ammunition supply bunkers, air def sys, and radars.
7 month ago
Secretary of State Tillerson: Strike shows Trump willing to act when countries 'cross the line'.
7 month ago
Reuters: The United States did not target sections of the base where Russian forces were believed to be present - Pentagon.
7 month ago
Syrian Military Source says U.S. strike on Syrian Air Base "led to losses" - State TV.
Footage: Trump's full statement on Syrian airstrike from Mar-A-Lago.7 month ago
Footage: Trump's full statement on Syrian airstrike from Mar-A-Lago.
7 month ago
Trump declares 'America stands for justice' after Syria strike.
POTUS on Syrian chemical weapons attack: 7 month ago
POTUS on Syrian chemical weapons attack: "No child of God should ever suffer such horror...tonight I ordered a targeted military strike."
Footage: Al-Shayrat Military Airfield in Syria being bombed 58 minutes ago, large ammo depot blasts, sources near by sent it.7 month ago
Footage: Al-Shayrat Military Airfield in Syria being bombed 58 minutes ago, large ammo depot blasts, sources near by sent it.
7 month ago
Syrian state TV calls US strikes an act of "aggression".
7 month ago
An official tells [email protected] that Trump did not talk to Putin in advance of strikes, but US did get "support from a broad list of nations."
Destroying Shayrat airbase is no minor strike. It is one of the largest and most active Syrian Air Force bases, with a large number of assets. Information via pro-opposition .@nors_study document entitled: 7 month ago
Destroying Shayrat airbase is no minor strike. It is one of the largest and most active Syrian Air Force bases, with a large number of assets. Information via pro-opposition [email protected]_study document entitled: "A Detailed Study on the Military Airports in Syria".
7 month ago
Trump calls on 'civilized nations' to join U.S. in 'seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in Syria.'
7 month ago
President Donald Trump says strike on Syria in the 'vital national security interest' of the United States.
7 month ago
The US target is reported to be Shayrat Military Airbase near Homs. The US says this is where Syrian warplanes were based that fired Tuesday's chemical attack, Syria.
7 month ago
Defense official: There were Russians stationed at the base the US struck in Syria tonight, but the US informed them beforehand.
7 month ago
More than 50 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired by US on Syrian airfield nears Homs; the runway, aircraft, and infrastructure was targeted.
7 month ago
Source nearby confirms Shayrat Military Airport is heavily burning right now after being hit, 25 mins ago, Syria.
7 month ago
US officials: US attacks Syrian air base with about 60 missiles (not 50) after Syrian chemical weapons attack.
7 month ago
50 Tomahawks have just launched from US ships towards a Syrian airfield near Homs.
7 month ago
[email protected] confirms that more than 50 tomahawk missiles have just been fired by the US military into Syria.
7 month ago
Journalists at the Pentagon have been told to stay put as meetings on Syria go around the clock mulling airstrikes. Other journalists with at least 2 big US media outlets were told to keep their phone on; watch Syria developments tonight.
7 month ago
UNSC cancelled a vote on Syria amid a heated debate between Haley and Russia, diplomats say.
7 month ago
Israeli PM Netanyahu wants a buffer zone on Syria's borders with Israel and Jordan (via Haaretz)
7 month ago
Russia at UN warns US over possible military action in Syria.
7 month ago
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis is now briefing President Trump at Mar-a-Lago on military options against the Syrian government.
BBC reporting “chatter” of imminent US military strike on Syria, 7 month ago
BBC reporting “chatter” of imminent US military strike on Syria, "possibly as soon as tonight”.
VIDEO: 7 month ago
VIDEO: "I really believe that we should have and still should take out his air fields," Hillary Clinton says of Assad after Syria chemical attack.
7 month ago
Several Israeli ministers have demanded that Israel intervene in Syria following this week's chemical attack.
7 month ago
Tillerson spoke with Russia's Lavrov by phone to hear his explanation of the Syrian Gas Attack and hung up unimpressed, [email protected] official says.
7 month ago
U.S. Military Officials: Syrian aircraft did drop chemical weapons on civilians earlier this week and the U.S. military saw the aircraft which dropped the chemical weapons on a radar and watched them drop the bombs, the officials said.
Defense Secretary James Mattis will brief President Trump on military options against Syria, CBS News has learned.7 month ago
Defense Secretary James Mattis will brief President Trump on military options against Syria, CBS News has learned.
7 month ago
Turkish President Erdoğan promises support if Trump decides to take action against the Syrian government.
Statement: Friday sermons in eastern Ghouta, Syria, have been cancelled because the government continues to target mosques.7 month ago
Statement: Friday sermons in eastern Ghouta, Syria, have been cancelled because the government continues to target mosques.
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham announces it killed an Iranian Brigadier General (pictured right, besides Qasem Soleimani) on the Hama battlefield, Syria.7 month ago
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham announces it killed an Iranian Brigadier General (pictured right, besides Qasem Soleimani) on the Hama battlefield, Syria.
RuAF launch intensive airstrikes in Daraa, Syria.7 month ago
RuAF launch intensive airstrikes in Daraa, Syria.
7 month ago
NO UNSC vote on Syria resolution expected today. Negotiations ongoing, per US spox.
HAT and Asayish forces open a park in Afrin for the imprisoned PKK leader Ocalan, on his birthday.7 month ago
HAT and Asayish forces open a park in Afrin for the imprisoned PKK leader Ocalan, on his birthday.
7 month ago
The rebel offensive in northern Latakia announced today has conceded in no gains thus far, and dozens of rebels were killed near al-Zuqaywat, Syria.
7 month ago
"The Syrian Army has never used and will never use chemical weapons against civilians and terrorists" - Syrian FM.
7 month ago
"Terrorists are bringing chemical weapons to Syria from Iraq, Turkey" - Syrian FM.
7 month ago
United States Vice President says 'all options are on the table' against the Syrian government following Syrian chemical weapons attack.
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham claim today's clash w/ FSA Free Idlib Army leaving Col Ali al-Samahi dead was a misunderstanding at a checkpoint where FSA fired first.7 month ago
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham claim today's clash w/ FSA Free Idlib Army leaving Col Ali al-Samahi dead was a misunderstanding at a checkpoint where FSA fired first.