Map. History of Middle East conflict

21 July 2017
1 hour ago
"Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently", a citizen journalist group dedicated to exposing Human Rights violations from any and all sides, shares a video they claim shows a Syrian Democratic Forces fighter torture and make fun of a wounded bloodied old man identified by RBSS as a civilian named Ahmad Zeno who had his son Assad allegedly killed by the group of SDF fighters seen in the video.
Faylaq al-Sham responds to Nour al-Din al-Zenki claims they withdrew as 3 hour ago
Faylaq al-Sham responds to Nour al-Din al-Zenki claims they withdrew as "peacekeepers", saying they only did so because Ahrar al-Sham & Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham were already in "negotiations".
China plans to invest $3,2 billion in skyscrapers in the central business district of Egypt's New Capital, Egyptian ambassador said.4 hour ago
China plans to invest $3,2 billion in skyscrapers in the central business district of Egypt's New Capital, Egyptian ambassador said.
Congress introduces three bipartisan measures to combat Hezbollah before Hariri visit to the U.S. and before the Aug 31 expiration of UNIFIL4 hour ago
Congress introduces three bipartisan measures to combat Hezbollah before Hariri visit to the U.S. and before the Aug 31 expiration of UNIFIL
4 hour ago
FSA First Coastal Division use a BGM-71 TOW missile to destroy a government transport truck in Latakia countryside
FSA First Coastal Division use a BGM-71 TOW missile to destroy a government transport truck in Latakia countryside
5 hour ago
James Mattis,United States Secretary of Defense, on ISIS leader al-Baghdadi: 'I believe he is alive'
5 hour ago
According to Syrian activists (not any official Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham media channel), after the ceasefire between Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, without any clashes, Ahrar al-Sham withdrew from the town of Ma'arrat Misrin and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham took over the town.
6 hour ago
Ahrar al-Sham and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham have agreed on a cease-fire, the release of detainees & the hand over of Bab al-Hawa border crossing to a civilian administration meaning all factions will withdraw from it, essentially putting an end to the fighting that began three days ago between the two parties.
Ahrar al-Sham press release on them confirming they have reached an agreement with Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham to hand over Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey to a civilian administration and release each other group detainees.6 hour ago
Ahrar al-Sham press release on them confirming they have reached an agreement with Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham to hand over Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey to a civilian administration and release each other group detainees.
Hezbollah fighters infiltrating into Arsal region from territory controlled by Lebanese Army6 hour ago
Hezbollah fighters infiltrating into Arsal region from territory controlled by Lebanese Army
6 hour ago
U.S. military says U.S. airstrike has killed Afghan forces in a friendly-fire incident in Afghanistan's Helmand province
17 Afghan soldiers were killed after NATO helicopter gunships accidentally fired on police in security post in Charkhandaz Gereshk6 hour ago
17 Afghan soldiers were killed after NATO helicopter gunships accidentally fired on police in security post in Charkhandaz Gereshk
7 hour ago
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham announces control of the village of Kafr Yahmul following the withdrawal of Ahrar al-Sham.
7 hour ago
A group of Kurdish Syrians joined FSA Ahl al-Diyar Operations Room
A group of Kurdish Syrians joined FSA Ahl al-Diyar Operations Room
7 hour ago
Reports about capture Al-Dahel and Al-Eakershy villages in East Raqqa CS are false
7 hour ago
Ahrar al-Sham withdraws from the villages of "Karsa - Rasha - The court and the village of Tremala - the headquarters of the 57 - Maraat al-Seen - Barabu - Qasabiya - al-Faqiya" located in Jabal Shshabuh and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham took control of them.
More Hezbollah fighters killed by Rebels in West Qalamoun. FSA-led Coalition Saraya Ahl Al-Sham fighting with  HTS claims 30 KIA. 1 POW.8 hour ago
More Hezbollah fighters killed by Rebels in West Qalamoun. FSA-led Coalition Saraya Ahl Al-Sham fighting with HTS claims 30 KIA. 1 POW.
8 hour ago
Airstrikes hits Al Mayadin City eastern Deir Ezzor
8 hour ago
Third Palestinian killed amid clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank: Palestinian ministry
8 hour ago
SOHR: 68 Rebels and 15 civilians have been at least killed during the infighting in Idlib Governorate during the last 72 hours.
9 hour ago
20 injured by gas bombs at gaza Easter border protests
9 hour ago
In A-Ram, there're Palestinian reports that a child died from inhaling tear gas. Not yet to be confirmed by Israeli or Palestinian officials
9 hour ago
Jerusalm clashes seem mostly over for now. West Bank is still going. Reports of riots in Qalandiya, Hebron, A-Ram and other locations
Another Palestinian dies in clashes with Israeli soldiers sparked by blockade of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa9 hour ago
Another Palestinian dies in clashes with Israeli soldiers sparked by blockade of Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa
Israeli forces storming Makassed Hospital9 hour ago
Israeli forces storming Makassed Hospital
9 hour ago
Germany cannot scare Turkey with 'threats': Erdogan
10 hour ago
Baghlan soldiers killed due to govt’s “inattention”
10 hour ago
Al Masdar: Syrian Army advances 30 kilometers through ISIS-held eastern Raqqa and Captured Dalhah and Ukayrishah
10 hour ago
Protest in Maarat Al Numan in support of Saraqib against HTS
Protest in Maarat Al Numan in support of Saraqib against HTS
10 hour ago
Protests are also reported near the Gaza fence, east of Khan Yunis. Israeli army firing tear gas
Clashes broke out on the northern entrance of Bethlehem following the repression of protest in solidarity with AlAqsa10 hour ago
Clashes broke out on the northern entrance of Bethlehem following the repression of protest in solidarity with AlAqsa
10 hour ago
Sky News reporter: Israeli forces intruded the hospital in Jerusalem
10 hour ago
The Hasm Movement claims responsibility for an attack against a military convoy in Fayoum, south of Cairo Egypt
10 hour ago
US officials say Russia for 1st time moved 3 Su-25 "Frogfoot" jets from airbase in Latakia along Syria coast to Tiyas (T-4) airbase in Homs
10 hour ago
Hezbollah confirms its fighters have begun operation against militants on both sides of border with Syria
10 hour ago
.@CJTFOIR Strike Update: Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 13 positions
10 hour ago
Youth injured after shot by Israeli forces with "toto" (an expanding bullet) in clashes at Qalandya checkpoint, south of Ramallah
Zinki said Faylaq al-Sham pulled back their peacekeeping troops and thus, the whole thing won't continue. So no more peacekeepers.10 hour ago
Zinki said Faylaq al-Sham pulled back their peacekeeping troops and thus, the whole thing won't continue. So no more peacekeepers.
10 hour ago
Putting restriction on entry of Muslims to Al-Aqsa will not solve problems: Turkish PM
Casualties among worshippers during confrontations with the Israeli forces10 hour ago
Casualties among worshippers during confrontations with the Israeli forces
Clashes in Ras Al-Amoud East Jerusalem10 hour ago
Clashes in Ras Al-Amoud East Jerusalem
11 hour ago
1 killed and over 100 wounded in clashes in Ras al-Amud, East Jerusalem
11 hour ago
Palestinian teen killed in Jerusalem protest
11 hour ago
Turkish prime minister denies claims German firms in Turkey are investigated
Funeral in Afrin for killed YPG fighter in clashes near Ayn Daqna11 hour ago
Funeral in Afrin for killed YPG fighter in clashes near Ayn Daqna
Major anti-Israel rally in Istanbul's historic Beyazıt Square, Turkey, televised live in several networks.11 hour ago
Major anti-Israel rally in Istanbul's historic Beyazıt Square, Turkey, televised live in several networks.
11 hour ago
Injuries in Qaladiya rising: now, 15 reported
11 hour ago
US to deploy officials in Qatar in counter-terrorism accord
11 hour ago
10 injuries reported from Israeli-fired tear gas in Qalandiya
Rally in Tulkarem for Al-Aqsa Mosque compound11 hour ago
Rally in Tulkarem for Al-Aqsa Mosque compound
One of the Euphrates Shield forces Ceys-al Ahfad has entered Bab-al Hawa border crossing to support Ahrar al Sham.11 hour ago
One of the Euphrates Shield forces Ceys-al Ahfad has entered Bab-al Hawa border crossing to support Ahrar al Sham.
11 hour ago
At least 4 Palestinians arrested in Jerusalem
12 hour ago
East Homs. 25+ SAA soldiers killed by Da'esh near T3 Airbase
12 hour ago
9kms left to As Sukhnah from South-West for Syrian army and allies
Attack on a Palestinian worshiper at Al-Aqsa12 hour ago
Attack on a Palestinian worshiper at Al-Aqsa
12 hour ago
Arsal: Lebanese President Michel Aoun says he has been "following security developments on the Syrian-Lebanese border since this morning."
12 hour ago
Protests in Jerusalem Israeli forces are pushing soldiers from the army along with the police
Confirmed YPG SDF using drones to target ISIS, Raqqa12 hour ago
Confirmed YPG SDF using drones to target ISIS, Raqqa
Islamic State: Iraqi Hummer vehicle destroyed by IED village of al-Jabi north-east of Baquba Diyala12 hour ago
Islamic State: Iraqi Hummer vehicle destroyed by IED village of al-Jabi north-east of Baquba Diyala
12 hour ago
Iraq: Second day in a row that @CJTFOIR release on air strikes the previous day doesn't include Mosul.
Fighters from Euphrates Shield at the Bab al-Hawa crossing into Idlib last night, after crossing from northern Aleppo through Turkey13 hour ago
Fighters from Euphrates Shield at the Bab al-Hawa crossing into Idlib last night, after crossing from northern Aleppo through Turkey
Before withdraw Ahrar is burning their posts near Bab al Hawa13 hour ago
Before withdraw Ahrar is burning their posts near Bab al Hawa
13 hour ago
4 days communications blackout in North Sinai, 15 days no electricity/ water for 100000 Egyptian citizen in Rafah and Sheikh Zuwaid
Israeli troops prevent worshippers from reaching Al Aqsa Mosque for Friday prayer13 hour ago
Israeli troops prevent worshippers from reaching Al Aqsa Mosque for Friday prayer
13 hour ago
Faylaq/Zinki peacekeeping force commander says they're heading to the areas of clashes and will respond to any attacks against their forces.
Faylaq/Zinki peacekeeping force commander says they're heading to the areas of clashes and will respond to any attacks against their forces.
13 hour ago
Injuries reported on Salah al-Din Street (main commercial street in East Jerusalem) after Israeli forces fired sound bombs
Another earthquake magnitude 4.1 strikes 48 km South of Milas, Turkey14 hour ago
Another earthquake magnitude 4.1 strikes 48 km South of Milas, Turkey
Israeli Police reinforcements gathered around on another side of the Old City, outside Damascus Gate14 hour ago
Israeli Police reinforcements gathered around on another side of the Old City, outside Damascus Gate
14 hour ago
First reports of an explosion in al Ma'adi area southern Cairo, Egypt.
14 hour ago
Kandilli Observatory re-announces the magnitude of earthquake as 6.6
14 hour ago
A senior leader with Ahrar, Faruq, who Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham members said fled to Turkey is in Bab al-Hawa and vows to defend against "Khawarij". Faruq also calls out specifically al-Jawlani and more significantly, ex Ahrar leader Abu Jabir, as traitors to the revolution.
A senior leader with Ahrar, Faruq, who Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham members said fled to Turkey is in Bab al-Hawa and vows to defend against
SDF fighters are heading towards the frontlines in Raqqa14 hour ago
SDF fighters are heading towards the frontlines in Raqqa
15 hour ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 34km ENE of Ahvaz, Iran
Statement by Faylaq al-Sham and Harakat Nuruddin al-Zinki calling for peace and  mediation (between Ahrar and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham) and offering to deploy their forces as peacekeepers.15 hour ago
Statement by Faylaq al-Sham and Harakat Nuruddin al-Zinki calling for peace and mediation (between Ahrar and Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham) and offering to deploy their forces as peacekeepers.
15 hour ago
New statement by Ahrar al-Sham's leader Ali al-Umar, vowing to "keep defending the revolution from transgressors".
New statement by Ahrar al-Sham's leader Ali al-Umar, vowing to
SDF surveillance cameras showed how to track down and identify IS points to avoid hitting civilians and keeping them safe16 hour ago
SDF surveillance cameras showed how to track down and identify IS points to avoid hitting civilians and keeping them safe
16 hour ago
Heavy clashes between SDF forces and ISIL in three districts of Raqqa: At least 8 ISIL killed
Pro-Assad forces gained control over 16 hour ago
Pro-Assad forces gained control over "Tilat Al Burkan" in Western Qalamun
16 hour ago
Taliban attacks local police station in Ghazni City Friday morning. Ghazni police confirmed 2 militants killed, three wounded
16 hour ago
Two tourists killed in the earthquake that hit the Turkish and Greece southern coast were from Turkey and Sweden, over 100 injured
16 hour ago
Syrian army and Hezbollah launch attack on militants near Lebanese border.
Report sharing information about the LAF Commandos/Hezbollah/SAA SRG military operations against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.17 hour ago
Report sharing information about the LAF Commandos/Hezbollah/SAA SRG military operations against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.
18 hour ago
Israel bars Muslim men under age 50 from contested Jerusalem shrine ahead of feared mass protests. - AP
18 hour ago
Heavy shelling targeting residential buildings in Ein Tarma this morning; for the past two hours, heavy and medium weapons have been used by Government forces.
During the past 48 hours, 50+ Syrian Army forces were killed due to the recklessness of some officers near al-Tanaf Syrian desert and Rayhan farms in eastern Ghouta, Syria.19 hour ago
During the past 48 hours, 50+ Syrian Army forces were killed due to the recklessness of some officers near al-Tanaf Syrian desert and Rayhan farms in eastern Ghouta, Syria.
20 hour ago
The Lebanese group Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched an operation today against militants in an area of the Syrian-Lebanese frontier, a commander in the military alliance fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad said.
21 hour ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 15km NW of Datca, Turkey
Video allegedly shows the arrival of the second batch of Turkish-backed rebel fighters to the Bab al-Hawa border crossing to fight in the ranks of Ahrar al-Sham against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.21 hour ago
Video allegedly shows the arrival of the second batch of Turkish-backed rebel fighters to the Bab al-Hawa border crossing to fight in the ranks of Ahrar al-Sham against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.
Has Russia pursued any sort of serious strategy to counter IS in Syria? 21 hour ago
Has Russia pursued any sort of serious strategy to counter IS in Syria? "No", says .@CIA's Pompeo, "Only the most minimal" of efforts.
22 hour ago
"I'm sort of kidding," adds .@CIA Director Mike Pompeo regarding his Russian naval port comment. "I think they (Russia) find any place where they can make our lives more difficult...useful to them".
Are the Kurds a friend in Syria? 23 hour ago
Are the Kurds a friend in Syria? "It's a complicated question," says .@CIA Director Mike Pompeo. "I don't think you can speak about the Kurds as an individual element" per Pompeo, "there are places we are definitely working alongside them".
23 hour ago
"America's interests are larger than just Syria," per CIA's Pompeo. "We have to think about Syria in the context of the greater Middle East". The US interest is in "providing the conditions so we can have a more stable Middle East... and keep America safe".
23 hour ago
"We certainly are trying to find places we can work alongside the Russians," .@CIA's Pompeo says, "But we don't have the same set of interests". Hence, "we're staring at the places we can find to achieve American outcomes" in Syria. "When the decision was made to allow the Russians to enter into Syria now 4 years ago, it fundamentally changed the landscape", and, "it's certainly been worse for the Syrian people".
23 hour ago
As a lawmaker, Pompeo complained when Obama allowed CIA backed rebels to be bombed. Tonight, no comment on cutting them off.
23 hour ago
CIA's Pompeo on Russia's interest in Syria: "They love a warm water naval port and they love to stick it to America."
23 hour ago
“It’s difficult to imagine a stable Syria with Assad still in power. He’s a puppet of the Iranians” — CIA Director Pompeo.
23 hour ago
Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham declares they have seized control of the town of Atmeh in rural Idlib near the border with Turkey, after the withdrawal of Ahrar al-Sham.