Intense heavy artillery and surface-to-surface shelling on besieged city of Daraya,rural Damascus, as Assad forces try to capture it RuAF and SyAAF CAS at Shaer fields in Homs Syria Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado and C-130 arrived at Konya Air Base, Turkey — Anatolian Eagle Exercise 40 patients and relatives, 2 nurses and 1 doctor were killed in today's suicide bombing at Jableh Hospital in Syria - WHO Stabbing at a Jewish coffee shop I Amsterdam Holland, one person injured, not knowing if terror related. One person in custody IS ammo depot or IED/car bomb factory destroyed by Iraq's forcesFields on fire in Nusaybin-Qamishli areaSyrian air force attacks on towns near the Turkish border in Idlib Syrian army and Hezbollah attacking ZabadaniFallujah:Iraq's forces raining artillery and IRAMs (Improvised Rocket-Assisted Munitions) on Da'ish positions. SOHR: Russian airstrike on an ISIS convoy near Shaer gas field kills 8 Chechen jihadists. All 8 were settlers living in ManbejKurds representative office opening in ParisSNHR: suspected Russian warplanes targeted Al Zurba School in AlZurba in Aleppo, rendering it inoperable, May 23 Thousands of leaflets dropped on Fallujah by Iraq's Air Force, urging civilians to stay away from Da'ish positions which will be bombed. For the third day in a row, people in Kafranbel Idlib Syria demonstrate against Alnusrah Front 121 rescued from this boat - "All are safe" Romania, Poland and Turkey interested to host MEADS anti-missile NATO system Egyptian officials spotted Egyptair flight MS804 on radar for one minute before it crashed but had no communication with it. .@Dr_JohanFranzen: According to my friend, whose family lives in Jableh, the attack on the city hospital was carried out by a woman in hijab. Russian marines, Latakia Da'ish militants are threatening civilians with death if they leave their homes in Fallujah as Iraq's forces push ahead. ISIS release video claiming to repel Iraqi Army advance South of Fallujah city Iraq's F-16IQ jets have bombed a Da'ish VBIED factory in Sijar, N of Fallujah. 8 dead incl. Tunisian bomb-makers. Reports now of a big explosion at the Qusour district in Banyas, Tartous, Syria SkySoldiers and Turkish forces conduct air assault training as part of ex Efes 16 Izmir, Turkey Meeting between Presidents of Ukraine and Turkey: Ukrainian policemen will pass training in Turkey AFP: Violence linked to ISIS intensifies in Middle East Israel rejected a French proposal of conference in ParisAnti-ISIS operation in Gaziantep: explosion and gunfire heardFSA Southern Front forces continue to target Daesh in south west Daraa province

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 May 2016
RuAF and SyAAF CAS at Shaer fields in Homs Syria
Royal Saudi Air Force Tornado and C-130 arrived at Konya Air Base, Turkey — Anatolian Eagle Exercise
IS ammo depot or IED/car bomb factory destroyed by Iraq's forces
Fields on fire in Nusaybin-Qamishli area
Syrian air force attacks on towns near the Turkish border in Idlib
Syrian army and Hezbollah attacking Zabadani
Fallujah:Iraq's forces raining artillery and IRAMs (Improvised Rocket-Assisted Munitions) on Da'ish positions.
Kurds representative office opening in Paris
SNHR: suspected Russian warplanes targeted Al Zurba School in AlZurba in Aleppo, rendering it inoperable, May 23
For the third day in a row, people in Kafranbel Idlib Syria demonstrate against Alnusrah Front
121 rescued from this boat - "All are safe"
Romania, Poland and Turkey interested to host MEADS anti-missile NATO system
Russian marines, Latakia
ISIS release video claiming to repel Iraqi Army advance South of Fallujah city
SkySoldiers and Turkish forces conduct air assault training as part of ex Efes 16 Izmir, Turkey
AFP: Violence linked to ISIS intensifies in Middle East
Israel rejected a French proposal of conference in Paris
Anti-ISIS operation in Gaziantep: explosion and gunfire heard