Peshmerga forces repulsed an ISIL attack in Gwer near the district's bridge eastern Mosul, five IS militants killed. IS attacks Erdoğan in new video "Message to Turkey" Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the Market Bombing in Douma, Syria UN aid chief urges greater access in Syria after first visit Pentagon spokesman says US pulling Patriot air defense force out of Turkey mainly due to declining Syrian military threat Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on the Iran deal: "If somebody tells you they want to kill you, believe them." 2 rockets hit Latakia Syria Turkish lira hits another record low on political uncertaintyAir strikes in northwest Pakistan kill 24 militants Iranian troops are massively deployed at Kurdistan Region's borderIraqi soldier killed, 3 injured in explosion targeted their patrol west of Baghdad Rojava government held a moment of silence for the victims of the Douma Massacre Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Moskva 121 crossed the bosphorus northboundEgypt's banned Ultras soccer fans take to streets US to pull all Patriot missiles out of Turkey this fall Death toll in Syria air strike nears 100Kurd youths arm themselves with firebombs, guns, pickaxesGerman national kidnapped in KabulTwo Saudi guards killed on border with YemenSix men sentenced to death for abetting Pakistan school massacreProtesters rally for Israeli who went missing in Gaza Lebanese army kills two gunmen at Syria borderSyrian regime air strikes near Damascus 'kill at least 80 people'Egypt's Sisi approves anti-terrorism law setting up special courtsPolice officer was shot in the suburbs of Makhachkala Palestine plans to expand cooperation with Russia — ambassador The Communist party of Kazakhstan is closed by a judgment of the city of Almaty Reports of more Assad regime attacks on Douma Syria Yemen-i Army destroy a Saudi tank on the KSA border Bahrain: Tonight youth set barricades cutting several roads in confirmation of the continued revolution.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

17 August 2015
IS attacks Erdoğan in new video "Message to Turkey"
Statement by NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the Market Bombing in Douma, Syria
2 rockets hit Latakia Syria
Rojava government held a moment of silence for the victims of the Douma Massacre
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Moskva 121 crossed the bosphorus northbound
Egypt's banned Ultras soccer fans take to streets
The Communist party of Kazakhstan is closed by a judgment of the city of Almaty
Yemen-i Army destroy a Saudi tank on the KSA border
Bahrain: Tonight youth set barricades cutting several roads in confirmation of the continued revolution.