Map. History of Middle East conflict

26 April 2018
EU say nearing plan to save Iran nuclear pact
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Armed Taliban on Wednesday attacked security check posts in various areas in Parwan province. According to Parwan security officials the Taliban attacked three security check posts in three districts of the province. Alozai Ahmadi, a security official in Parwan province, said that during the clash two insurgents were killed and three others were wounded.
The Hamas-affiliated engineer gunned down in Malaysia last week was involved in negotiating weapons deals with North Korea and was assassinated as part of a broad operation by Israel’s Mossad spy agency to dismantle a Hamas project that sends Gaza’s foremost scientists, engineers, and academics overseas in order to advance the group’s weapons programs, the New York Times reported
Acting US Secretary of State John Sullivan said the Taliban’s announcement Wednesday of their spring offensive underscored the group’s “responsibility for the insecurity that destroys the lives of thousands of Afghans each year.”
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Republican Party held session last night; met with former President/PM Serzh Sargsyan and acting PM Karen Karapetyan. Said they are prepared to discuss any issue with opposition Pashinyan without preconditions and Serzh Sargsyan will be replaced as party chairman
A young woman was stabbed to death by her brother in Faryab province on Wednesday in what appears to have been an honor killing29 minute ago
A young woman was stabbed to death by her brother in Faryab province on Wednesday in what appears to have been an honor killing
Report: Armed gunman attacks Iranian Interests Section in Washington
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Five Palestinians arrested overnight by Israel security forces
Liberman to meet with senior US officials in Washington on Thursday
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The former Afghan intelligence chief Rahmatullah Nabil has claimed that the Taliban group recruits fighters from Shaikh Abdul Ghani religious seminary or Madrasa for its spring offensive
Libya: Haftar's Highly Anticipated Return Home Expected on Thursday
Shelling at Hajar Al Aswad front
Amidst conflicting press reports, Iraqi Security Media Center denies that ISIS has seized control of villages south of Kirkuk city.
South of Kirkuk city, Iraq, ISIS attacks Federal Police detachment on outskirts of village, killing 2 police and injuring 3.
ISIS attacks 3 villages in Daquq district south of Kirkuk city, Iraq. Villagers flee.
Islamic State claims the attack on an intelligence officer and the destruction of his vehicle with an improvised explosive device near Kahtaniyah village in Dibs district of #Kirkuk #Irak
South Damascus: Intensive air force bombing on Yarmouk camp and southern Damascus areas.
DShK recovered south of Riyadh today
Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has arrived in Sulaimani as he campaigns for re-election
E. Ghouta: Jaish Islam released its farewell video, showing destruction of its whole armoured fleet in Douma and its anti-aerial systems 9K33 Osa.
E. Ghouta: Jaish Islam released its farewell video, showing destruction of its whole armoured fleet in Douma and its anti-aerial systems 9K33 Osa.
Czech president: The time has come to move our embassy to Jerusalem
Berlin wears kippah solidarity march in the German capital against Anti-Semitism and intolerance.14 hour ago
"Berlin wears kippah" solidarity march in the German capital against Anti-Semitism and intolerance.
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Right now, @Batoyan is addressing the tens of thousands (paraphrased): Armenia's population is 51 percent women and I want to thank them for taking part in civil disobedience and for being the guarantors of the peaceful nature of the movement
@OPCW release: the team "collected samples at this site. These samples will be brought back, together with other samples, to the OPCW laboratory in Rijswik. They will be split and dispatched for analysis by the OPCW designated labs"
Macron: Iran shall never possess any nuclear weapons
Macron: We should not abandon Iran nuclear deal without better option
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A few hours later, Russia's embassy in Denmark tweets a story saying @OPCW found no chemical weapons, with the story citing the "Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff"
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Right at the rally in Republic Square, they announced that Nikol Pashinyan will be the 'people's candidate' for prime minister. "We, the Armenian people expect that all factions in parliament will choose 1 candidate consensus."
US State Department refuses to reveal its position on whether West Bank, Golan Heights or Gaza are 'occupied'
Romanian PM visits Israel as embassy row brews
Explosion in the heart of Kabul city leaves policeman wounded15 hour ago
Explosion in the heart of Kabul city leaves policeman wounded
The statement of the Department of Foreign Affairs on the action taken by the State of Kuwait against Ambassador Renato Villa
S. Damascus: Iraqi Abu Fadl Abbas Brigade (part of Republican Guard's Elite Forces) involved in battle vs HTS and ISIS announced death of 16 of its fighters past 3 days.
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Rally at Republic Square continues
Rally at Republic Square continues
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U.S Embassy in Armenia denied quote attributed to @usembarmenia ambassador
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Act. PM's office has edited its press release removing phrases attributing to Mills judgments w.r.t. to 'illegality of the process' or 'election of PM in the streets'
The most recent video from Wilayat al-Furat shows ISIS attacking the Medical Directorate of the Popular Mobilization Units. The under construction base was lightly defended.
Russian Navy Auxiliary Fleet cargo vessel Kyzyl-60 transits Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria carrying containers and desert camouflage URAL4320 trucks. 4320 is reliable, easy to repair and maintain.15 hour ago
Russian Navy Auxiliary Fleet cargo vessel Kyzyl-60 transits Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria carrying containers and desert camouflage URAL4320 trucks. 4320 is reliable, easy to repair and maintain.
Flooding in Rishon Letzion (Photo: David Avni) @TzurMaor
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Saudi Civil Defense: 1 injured as result of projectile hit in Najran
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The Saudi Civil Defense: projectile launched from Yemen by Houthis militias dropped in Najran
The inspectors of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Duma for the 2nd time
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Karapetyan met with EU rep. in Armenia Pyotr Svitalsky: constitution, dialogue, supported government line on negotiations; this is per Karapetyan's facebook
SAA T-72AV with ERA removed and replaced with Shafrah armor in Southern Damascus.
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Armenian President Armen Sarkissian issued a statement regarding ongoing talks with parliamentary and non-parliamentary political forces to find a solution to the country's political crisis
Mills further supports the government view that prime minister cannot be elected in the streets and only  a democratic process.18 hour ago
Mills further supports the government view that prime minister cannot be elected in the streets and only a democratic process.
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Karapetyan met US ambassador Mills. PM's web site claims Mills insisted that political process should proceed in accordance with the constitution and through dialogue. Mills agrees with govt that ongoing protests are taking place outside legal norms
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Correspondent of Al Jazeera: a Palestinian journalist has died from wounds sustained two weeks ago in northern Gaza
Kuwait expels Philippine envoy amid tensions over domestic workers
Germany will give an extra €1 billion for people in need in Syria, Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas pledges at a donor conference in Brussels
Jammu And Kashmir: One of the two accused in the rape case of a minor in Poonch has been arrested by the Police. The accused was presented before a district court in Poonch earlier today18 hour ago
Jammu And Kashmir: One of the two accused in the rape case of a minor in Poonch has been arrested by the Police. The accused was presented before a district court in Poonch earlier today
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Karapetyan didn't resigned according to tert.am
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Palestinian journalist dies after being shot by Israeli army forces during Gaza border clashes two weeks ago, Palestinian media reports
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The police chief for Kity district of central Daikundi province has been arrested over sexual assault on a detained woman
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After walking for several hours through the capital, Pashinyan returned to Republic Square, called for the total surrender of the ruling Republican Party. Rally scheduled for 7 p.m.
Kuwait asks Philippines Ambassador to leave within a week and summons its ambassador from Manila
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Acting PM of Armenia Karen Karapetyan has resigned
18 hour ago
Britain says working closely with allies on new Iran measures
Kazakhstan to allow U.S military to use 2 ports Aktau and Kuryk to supply operation in Afghanistan
Mogherini: There is a regional and international interest in preventing the dividing of Syria
"If a refugee comes to Europe, the cost on Europe, on any European country [is] 30,000 euros, whereas in Lebanon, what we are getting from the international community is less than a 1,000 euros" — Lebanese PM Saad Hariri
SAA and Palestinian factions advance in Baradi and Baradat neighbourhoods in Tadamoun + Ma'adhiyah neighbourhood in edges of Hajar Aswad
Wreath laying ceremony of Sepoy Ajay Kumar who lost his life in an encounter with militants in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday18 hour ago
Wreath laying ceremony of Sepoy Ajay Kumar who lost his life in an encounter with militants in Lam village of Tral in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir yesterday
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At least three policemen were killed early Wednesday morning by unknown gunmen in an attack on a check post in Kabul city
Ruhaybah town is back under Syrian state control
Unidentified people have beheaded two sisters after being kidnapped in southern Helmand province18 hour ago
Unidentified people have beheaded two sisters after being kidnapped in southern Helmand province
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Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijani Armed Forces to strengthen with military products of Turkey
Lira back to 4.11 despite central bank's more-than-expected rate hike.19 hour ago
Lira back to 4.11 despite central bank's more-than-expected rate hike.
De Mistura: The Sochi conference was useful and resulted in good proposals but was not followed up with a view to negotiating according to the Geneva process
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dismisses Trump as unqualified to deal with important international issues amid U.S. threats to potentially walk away from the landmark nuclear deal with Tehran.
Dust storm today over S. Syria (including Damascus: 3rd pic).19 hour ago
Dust storm today over S. Syria (including Damascus: 3rd pic).
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Germany's Justice Minister @KatarinaBarley calls it an "important sign of solidarity" - after an anti-Semitic attack on a young man, today Germans are wearing a kippah in demos
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Foreign ministers of Russia, Turkey and Iran to discuss Syria in Moscow on Saturday - Interfax
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India ready to assist Afghan security forces capacity building
19 hour ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We will not allow Iraq to be threatened again; we will target Daesh militants anywhere in the region
A University teacher among 5 civilians were killed by militants on Kandahar Uruzgan highway
Renewed bombardment on N. Hama and S. Idlib CS. Pics from Arynba and crops around KafrZita burning.
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Germany says top priority for it is keeping existing Iran nuclear deal, a new one is not on the agenda
Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani: Any new talks to limit the duration of the return of nuclear activities is the end of the agreement
Visuals from Pulwama: Two injured security personnel of former PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel admitted to hospital after militants fired upon the leader and them in Rajpora. Ghulam Nabi Patel succumbed to his injuries19 hour ago
Visuals from Pulwama: Two injured security personnel of former PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel admitted to hospital after militants fired upon the leader and them in Rajpora. Ghulam Nabi Patel succumbed to his injuries
Turkish warplanes bombed the foothills of the Qandil Mountains. Head of the Qandil Municipality, Mohammed Hassan, told NRT that Turkish fighter jets attacked Gali Badran village in the foothills of the mountain at 12 p.m. on Wednesday19 hour ago
Turkish warplanes bombed the foothills of the Qandil Mountains. Head of the Qandil Municipality, Mohammed Hassan, told NRT that Turkish fighter jets attacked Gali Badran village in the foothills of the mountain at 12 p.m. on Wednesday
Serious hail storm in the southern Israeli town of Dimona.
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Hamas movement source in Gaza tells the Palestinian faction which governs the Gaza Strip denies the presence of any negotiations on a prisoner exchange deal with Israel
Top policy planning official at State Dept. Brian Hook tells @NPRinskeep that the Iran Deal is not binding in any way and simply a political agreement made by a previous administration.
Iran's president has ruled out any changes or additions to the 2015 nuclear deal, in response to French efforts to convince Donald Trump to stick with the landmark agreement.
Civilians were wounded in an air strike targeted the city of Kafr Nabul in Idlib
.@USSHARRYSTRUMAN CSG Commander RADM Black: LightningHandshake is opportunity to improve interoperability and strengthen enduring relationship with  our Moroccan partners, share warfighting expertise20 hour ago
[email protected] CSG Commander RADM Black: #LightningHandshake is opportunity to improve interoperability and strengthen enduring relationship with our Moroccan partners, share warfighting expertise
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Azerbaijan is considering imposing new penalties for breaking rules on rallies, street marches, demonstrations, pickets and other mass events.
Airstrike with barrel bomb on Kafr Sajnah, Southern Idlib
Army enter al-Madaniyah district as more advances on the axis of al-Asali district, south damascus
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PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel`s two personal security officers sustained injuries. Militants fled with their service rifles
21 hour ago
Armenia Police attempted to detain a few protesters in their police car on Mashdots street. A group of young men, including students and April war veterans, surrounded the police car, until police let the protesters go. Traffic on Mashdots street was at a stand still
Gunmen killed an Afghan journalist on his way to work in the southern city of Kandahar
US intelligence is monitoring a series of cargo flights from Iran into Syria, that the US suspects may be carrying weapons systems into Syria for potential use by Bashar al-Assad's regime or Iranian forces, CNN has learned.
21 hour ago
Workers at Dalma Mall in Yerevan have joined the strike and blocked the street in front of the mall
21 hour ago
Tumo Center for Creative Technologies @tumocenter has announced on their FB page: "In support of our youth, TUMO will be closed until May 2nd."
A large cache of weapons and ammunition was found in an abandoned building near the railway station in Grozny, the Interior Ministry said today.
China sends a clear message to India over Kashmir ahead of PM Modi visit: China supported Pakistan’s stance over longstanding Kashmir issue, which was pending unresolved for the last 70 years
Russian MoD showed some fragments of Western cruise missiles from Syria21 hour ago
Russian MoD showed some fragments of Western cruise missiles from Syria
Eastern Med: 2X USAF tankers 1X USAF RC-135U Combat Sent 3X IAF glf5's21 hour ago
Eastern Med: 2X USAF tankers 1X USAF RC-135U Combat Sent 3X IAF glf5's
Tomorrow in Russia: Spetsnaz, officers, sailors aboard Project 1171 BSF Tapir/Alligator class LST Orsk 148 look towards the Black Sea during Orsk's Bosphorus's transit en route to Sevastopol or Novorossiysk21 hour ago
Tomorrow in Russia: Spetsnaz, officers, sailors aboard Project 1171 BSF Tapir/Alligator class LST Orsk 148 look towards the Black Sea during Orsk's Bosphorus's transit en route to Sevastopol or Novorossiysk
The Armenia-Georgia border crossing is closed by protesters on the Armenian side
21 hour ago
As mass civil disobedience protests continue in Yerevan and around the country, protesters' message has shifted from "Reject Serzh" to "Reject the Republican Party."
21 hour ago
Militants fired upon former PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel in Pulwama's Rajpora
Spot Visuals from Pulwama's Rajpora where militants fired upon former PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel. He was coming to Pulwama from Yader21 hour ago
Spot Visuals from Pulwama's Rajpora where militants fired upon former PDP leader Ghulam Nabi Patel. He was coming to Pulwama from Yader
21 hour ago
PDP leader dies after militants attack his motorcade in Kashmir's Pulwom
The Islamic Republic will definitely punish Israel for the air strike on the Syrian T-4 airbase near Homs, Iranian officials said on Tuesday
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Taliban rejects Afghanistan government's peace offer, announces spring offensive
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Kremlin says 'no alternative' to Iran nuclear deal
Intensive air-raids on North Hama
Intensive air-raids on North Hama
Jund Al-Badr during the clashes at Qaba al-Kurdi village days ago, several SAA/pro-Assad militias killed21 hour ago
Jund Al-Badr during the clashes at Qaba al-Kurdi village days ago, several SAA/pro-Assad militias killed
Belarus Lukashenko mentioned Armenia 3 times during his address to the nation blaming Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union for political crisis there. He says if trade organization members don't learn lessons in Armenia, similar disturbances may happen in member states.22 hour ago
Belarus Lukashenko mentioned Armenia 3 times during his address to the nation blaming Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union for political crisis there. He says if trade organization members don't learn lessons in Armenia, similar disturbances may happen in member states.
Russian Ministry of Defense show parts of U.S Tomahawks in Syria, claimed they were shot down22 hour ago
Russian Ministry of Defense show parts of "U.S Tomahawks in Syria", claimed they were shot down
22 hour ago
Azerbaijani militaries have continued to push their armored vehicles to the contact line, informed the Ministry of Defence (MoD) of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR)
22 hour ago
Russia's defense ministry says will study US "tomahawk" cruise missile captured by Syrian forces in recent attack, in order to improve Russia's own missiles
22 hour ago
Turkish warplanes bombarding PKK bases in Bokriskan valley, northern Erbil.
22 hour ago
Kremlin says supports keeping current Iran nuclear deal in place, doesn't know what Trump has in mind
22 hour ago
Russia's Defense Ministry says it will hand over new air defenses to Damascus soon
Israeli AF Intelligence aircrafts currently active 0846z: tail 679 G550 Nachshon; Shavit tail 684 G550 Nachshon; Shavit 4X982 tail 569 G550 Nachshon Eitam22 hour ago
Israeli AF Intelligence aircrafts currently active 0846z: tail 679 G550 Nachshon; Shavit tail 684 G550 Nachshon; Shavit 4X982 tail 569 G550 Nachshon Eitam
22 hour ago
@OPCW confirms absence of ChemicalWeapons in Damascus research lab - @mod_russia
22 hour ago
UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was 'disappointing missed opportunity'
Footage: Assad government Mi-24 and Su-22 dropping unguided ammunitions on southern Damascus this morning
Footage: Assad government Mi-24 and Su-22 dropping unguided ammunitions on southern Damascus this morning
The protest continues in Charents street23 hour ago
The protest continues in Charents street
Egyptian Air force thwarted attempt to sneak number from Libya to Egypt and destroyed (10) SUVs loaded with weapons and ammunition.
Syrian Golan missiles in action yesterday night on south Damascus front
23 hour ago
Aleksandr Miheyev, head of Russia's state defence industry export company Rosoboroneksport told Sputnik that, the company started to produce Turkey's S-400 air defence systems.
Massive crowd streaming down Mashtots, one of Yerevan's main avenues.23 hour ago
Massive crowd streaming down Mashtots, one of Yerevan's main avenues.
Russian-speaking IS militants in Deir al-Zor claiming that this Russian-speaking IS fighter (on the left) was killed in Idlib province not too long ago (he stopped posting on his Instagram about a month ago)
Homs: Civil defense teams inspected the places of aerial bombardment of civilian houses in Al-Rastan city
Iranian journalist Amir Hossein Miresmaili arrested over a tweet deemed insulting to a Shia Imam.
Warplanes bombing Zakat village in North Hama
Warplanes bombing Zakat village in North Hama
Reuters filmed as Wagner PMC bus arrived at Russian army base in Mol'kino
Iraqi PM @HaiderAlAbadi arrives in Suliamani and will visit Erbil and Dohuk in next a few days
More than 80 airstrikes targeted besieged Yarmouk Camp and it's surroundings neighborhoods so far today. South Damascus
Russian warplanes hit Kafr Zeita, artillery pounding Ltamenah in North Hama
Russian warplanes hit Kafr Zeita, artillery pounding Ltamenah in North Hama
S. Damascus: ISIS fortifications and tunnels taken by Al-Quds Brigade.
Iran president pours scorn on Trump and Macron nuclear talks, dismisses 'tradesman' Trump
23 hour ago
A local leader of the Taliban group and three suicide bombers were killed during the operations of the Afghan armed forces in southern Zabul province of Afghanista
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The Taliban on Wednesday announced the launch of their spring offensive codenamed Al Khandaq. The movement’s military commission has planned the annual operations, a Taliban statement said, amid deadly attacks in the country
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