Map. History of Middle East conflict

15 August 2018
The visit of Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, president of the internationally backed Yemeni government, to Cairo was abruptly cut short on Wednesday after he received an urgent request to return to Riyadh, according to a Yemeni source connected to the visit
Concert was held on theruins of the cultural center destroyed by Israeli planes last week.1 hour ago
Concert was held on theruins of the cultural center destroyed by Israeli planes last week.
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Turkey is ready to discuss issues with United States without threats
Russian military truck capsized in Shirak region of Armeniya, several wounded
Turkish officer in Morek (Northern Hama) told civilians that SAA will not attack Idlib, that Turkey won't withdraw from Idlib region and that anti-air weapon systems were deployed.
An Explosion reported in Manbij City.
Syria: several families decided to live in tents close to Turkish Observation post (Sarman Silos, SE. Idlib) to avoid bombardment.
Zaki Shingali, the leader of all PKK forces in Shingal, was killed in the Turkish war plane attack in Shingal, confirms local Hashd.
Trucks loaded with supplies/equipment from the @Coalition driving through Qamishlo city in Northern Syria Kurdistan today, accompanied by a military vehicle for protection.
The government's flag was raised in the town of Jubatha al-Khashab, Quneitra today. This was delayed due to opposition of rebels formerly backed by Israel who've surrendered to the government but did not complete handing off of heavy weapons.3 hour ago
The government's flag was raised in the town of Jubatha al-Khashab, Quneitra today. This was delayed due to opposition of rebels formerly backed by Israel who've surrendered to the government but did not complete handing off of heavy weapons.
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"We're committed to finding a political solution to ending the conflict in Afghanistan," says @PressSec.
The White House: The additional fees imposed on Turkish steel will not be abolished even if Pastor Branson is released
The White House: Additional Turkish tariffs are a step in the wrong direction and we will take what is necessary to protect our national security
U.S army target ISIS positions in the last remaining ISIS pocket in DeirEzzor Hajin
Gaza Jaysh al-Islam (Isis in Gaza Strip) released the footage of the mortar attack carried out against Israel.3 hour ago
Gaza Jaysh al-Islam (Isis in Gaza Strip) released the footage of the mortar attack carried out against Israel.
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Sanctions, but not steel tariffs, in place on Turkey would be lifted if Brunson is released, says @PressSec.
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Christian Pastor Brunson held in Turkey has been treated "very unfairly, very badly" by Turkey and @RT_Erdogan, says @PressSec.
Turkish Air Force warplanes conducted airstrikes on Wednesday (August 15) on PKK/HPG related groups positions in Sinjar Iraq
Sources told Kurdistan 24 that Turkish airstrikes occurred to the west of Baraa village, located close to the border with Syria.
Libya condemns 45 to death for killings at 2011 protest, says ministry
Free Yezidi Foundation statement today (15 Aug 2018) on Turkey bombing Shingal
The International Coalition is expanding the Shaddadi Airbase and is intending to build a new military base in Manbij countryside
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Emir of Qatar in his meeting with Erdogan promised to invest $15 billions in Turkey
Heavy explosion reported in Bughayliah village to the west of Deir-ez-Zur city
Baghdad-imposed governor asks counter-terrorism units to 'take measures' against journalists in Kirkuk
First time on the Bosphorus: @MSCSealift Spearhead class fast expedition transport ship USNS Carson City T-EPF-7 transits Bosphorus towards the Black Sea. MCM UUVs were deployed from the EPF USNS Carson City during BALTOPS exercise in June.6 hour ago
First time on the Bosphorus: @MSCSealift Spearhead class fast expedition transport ship USNS Carson City T-EPF-7 transits Bosphorus towards the Black Sea. MCM UUVs were deployed from the EPF USNS Carson City during BALTOPS exercise in June.
Monitoring Centers in the Ground documented the deaths of 150 civilians in Idlib and Western Aleppo from 8-14 Aug, 83 due to Russian/government airstrikes and 67 due to Sarmada Explosion, 35+ wounded some of them in critical conditions due to Airstrikes, IEDs, assassinations attempts
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Ramallah: Demonstration to demand the lifting of the PA restrictions on Gaza and freeing of prisoners in Palestinian prisons is stopped by PA security forces.
Turkish warplanes bomb Shingal Mountain.
Libya - The state of alert has been declared in the Oil Crescent after LNA monitoring movements of armed groups south of Sirte : mechanisms  belonging to Jadhran forces (PFG/SDB) crossed Wadi Zamzam area towards the southern the city.7 hour ago
Libya - The state of alert has been declared in the Oil Crescent after LNA monitoring movements of armed groups south of Sirte : mechanisms belonging to Jadhran forces (PFG/SDB) crossed Wadi Zamzam area towards the southern the city.
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Initial report of a stoning attack against Israeli army forces in Hevron.
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ISIS has released an image of an Egypt(ian) fighter who was allegedly killed while fighting with its wing in Libya. No indication when he had been killed.
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The death toll from the suicide explosion at an educational center in Kabul, rises to at least 48, with 67 more wounded.
Syria: Turkey's trucks loaded with prefabricated cabins arrived today in Greater Idlib.
Delhi: 3 people who went to J&K y'day to hoist the tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowkandwere allegedly attacked,returned today,say 'Wanted to spread message of peace in Kashmir.When we took out the tricolourandchanted 'Bharat Mata ki Jai',locals attacked us.Soldiers and police rescued us'8 hour ago
Delhi: 3 people who went to J&K y'day to hoist the tricolour at Srinagar's Lal Chowkandwere allegedly attacked,returned today,say 'Wanted to spread message of peace in Kashmir.When we took out the tricolourandchanted 'Bharat Mata ki Jai',locals attacked us.Soldiers and police rescued us'
The WhiteHelmets firefighters team extinguished forest fires in Kordan forests, in Jendiris city in Afrin countryside. Syria Aleppo
Houthis claimed enemy casualties in attack near Taiz, also 2 vehicles destroyed
Hezbollah deputy leader meets Baalbeck gov. after death threats
Iraqi government reportedly deploying additional force to West Qurn 2 field amid deadly riots
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MFA Russia spox Zakharova: We're following the situation in the Afghanistan province of Ghazni with concern. Tensions in the northern provinces are escalating, including due to Taliban attacks on an Afghan army base in the Ghormach District, Faryab Province
Army seizes drugs, weapons in Baalbeck raid
Minister of the Interior visited special forces base in Aden during inspection
Egypt announces the closing of the Rafah Crossing from Monday to Saturday due to the Eid al-Hada holiday.
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Turkey's Nationalist Movement Party chairman Bahçeli says: "If the traitor in Pennsylvania (FETO's Gülen ) is returned to our country, the pastor's submission will be brought to the agenda, and both countries would have received what they wanted."
Police reveal stabbing in Gyumri: On August 13, at 21:30, a citizen called a police officer and informed that he had stabbed his acquaintance
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Kabul - Kabul police chief spokesman said they have received reports of an explosion in Dasht-e-Barchi in west of Kabul city but that they are investigating
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Armenia has new ambassador to Belarus
Molotov balloons found in Kfar Warburg, residents say a fire broke out in the same spot yesterday.
PHOTO: Molotov fire in Alumim10 hour ago
PHOTO: Molotov fire in Alumim
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A suicide bombing has occured in Police District 18 in western Kabul. Target still unknown but Yash News reports that the explosion took place close to Mauwood Training institute.
Angry women held a protest outside Jamhuria Bank in Janzour, Tripoli over lack of cash ahead of Eid Al-Adha, as the Presidential Council fails to resolve the cash crisis that has been striking the country for more than three years
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Palestinians report Israeli army opens fire towards people approaching the fence near Khan Younis.
ISIS claimed Attack on SDF patrol in eastern DeirEzzor
Paktia - Truck carrying explosives seized by Afghan security forces in Gardez city. ANA security forces defused the explosives, officials confirm10 hour ago
Paktia - Truck carrying explosives seized by Afghan security forces in Gardez city. ANA security forces defused the explosives, officials confirm
Government forces dispersed the demonstrators in Al Hawair district of Basra governorate with live ammunition and tear gas.
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Explosion heard in Kabul
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In a statement, Russian state industrial holding Rostec says it wants to help Turkey develop its space industry.
Syria: barrel bomb dropped over Tamanah. Aerial bombardment on SE. Idlib killed one child and wounded several people
Abdullatif Khaled and Muhanad Radhwan, were killed after the helicopters of the Syrian government dropped explosive barrels on the city of al-Tamanea in Southern countryside of Idlib, Syria.
President Duterte meets with Qatar Deputy Prime Minister Shiekh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-thani in Malacañang.
Explosion kills one in Kirkuk Iraq
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After 5 days of heavy ground fighting and U.S. airstrikes, Afghan security forces appear to have driven out the Taliban from Ghazni city in southeast Afghanistan. Fighting has stopped in the center of the devastated city. Sporadic fighting on the outskirts if the city.
Syrian government forces killed the child Hana al Marra in al Tamanea town in Idlib suburbs, Aug 15. Syria
Three people were killed, including a child in pro-Assad forces shelling on Al Tamaniyah
Alaa Mansi al-Ayed died of wounds sustained two days ago in attack by unknown assailants in the town of Al-Tayana east of Deir al-Zour
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22 people were killed after a ship sank in the state of the River Nile north of Sudan
Russian Ministry of Defense: operation to evacuate those who has rejected to surrender in Southern Syria is concluded
The 72nd IndependenceDayIndia celebrations in South Sudan ' s capital Juba. Ambassador S D Moorthy unfurled the National tricolor. Indian Peace Keeping Forces and Police Forces with UN participated
A well-known activist named Harith Al-Salmi died today as a result of head trauma sustained during yesterday's clashes at West Qurnah.
According to military source in Sweida, the ISIS launched a large attack at the northern slope of the al Safa Canyon this morning
Saudi state carrier says flights affected by system failure
Rain sinks areas and wide streets in the Yemeni capital Sanaa Yemen
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PM to represent Armenia in CSTO
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Turkey's Trade Minister estimates the additional tariffs on US imports amount to $533 million as Erdogan escalates tension with the United States.
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Israeli army opens fire on possible ballooners near Khuza'a in the Southern Gaza Strip.
HTS arrests about 18 supporters of reconciliation in south-west Idlib.
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Turkey isn't in favor of an economic war, but staying silent when attacked is out of the question: Presidential aide
Syria: renewed SyAF airstrikes this morning on SE. Idlib countryside.
Bodies of mother and three children drowned in Aegean Sea repatriated to Tuz Khurmatu
A military column of the pro-Assad forces, consisting of dozens of mechanisms left the village of Kafr Ra near Hama city towards the northern countryside
Sign reads: "Stolen vehicle found - Greater Tehran Police - Stolen from Italy" While tens of millions across Iran are struggling with poverty, those enjoying links to the mullahs' government are busy importing "stolen" luxury cars from Italy, Russia and Sweden, sources say.
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PYD/YPG withdrawing from Manbij, surrounding area. We expect it to withdraw completely to east of Euphrates: Turkish Presidential aide
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Astana talks on Syria are scheduled for September in Tehran, Iran - Erdogan's spox
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Syrian Opposition Fighters Form Military Brigade in Northern Syria's Aleppo And Join National Liberation Front
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Qatar's emir heads to Turkey for talks with Erdogan
Israel lets food, goods back into Gaza as Egypt pushes truce (PIC: @pozailov1)13 hour ago
Israel lets food, goods back into Gaza as Egypt pushes truce (PIC: @pozailov1)
Tripoli: Protesters close the coastal road in front of the Bank of the Republic Textile Branch on the background of bad treatment by the bank and their inability to obtain cash.
An Iraqi civilian was killed and two others were wounded in a bomb attack in southern Kirkuk, a security source was quoted as saying.
22 brigade found mass grave of dead soldiers who were killed by Abu Abbas militants.
ISIS made attacks in Kurkuk, Haddar, Salahudin and in Anbar
5 dead, including women and children in coalition strike on Al Sadat village in West Yemen
A child was killed and others wounded in barrel bomb attack on Al Tamaniyah in South Idlib
Local reports say about airstrikes on Tamanea town in southern countryside of Idlib
Helicopters dropped off barrel bombs over al-Tamanea town, unknown casualties among civilians so far. Southern Idlib countryside
Reports that Iraq's security forces have forced a suicide bomber to detonate himself, shot dead a second bomber and wounded a third east of Samarra.
President allocates funding for construction of highway in Hajigabul region14 hour ago
President allocates funding for construction of highway in Hajigabul region
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Erdogan has doubled Turkey's retaliatory tariffs on American cars to 120% and on alcoholic drinks to 140%, according to a notice published Wednesday. Other affected products include fruit, coal, makeup and rice.
Kazakhs expect Tenge to hit 380 against USD14 hour ago
Kazakhs expect Tenge to hit 380 against USD
The Westminster terror crash suspect has been named as Salih Khater. 29-year-old British citizen.14 hour ago
The Westminster terror crash suspect has been named as Salih Khater. 29-year-old British citizen.
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An appeals court in Turkey rejects request by US pastor Brunson's lawyer to release him from house arrest
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The value of the Turkish lira against the dollar rose to 5.9 liras per dollar
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Security source: yesterday London attacker is the Sudanese origin, named Saleh Khater
According to the Israeli army there have been hundreds of reports of suspicious individuals approaching soldiers online on various platforms.
Russian military police have been spotted on the Jordan and Syria border
ZABUL - At least 12 ANA soldiers killed in Qalat, capital of Zabul province on Tuesday night while three others are missing after Taliban stormed their post, Zabul's Provincial Council officials confirmed. Afghanistan
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Turkey is hiking tariffs on imports of certain US products, like alcohol, rice, cosmetics and leaf tobacco, in response to American sanctions, amounting to a doubling of existing rates
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Six minor girls killed playing with mortar in Laghman
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45 Afghan Security Forces Killed in Baghlan Attack, Second Large Scale Attack in Two Days After Faryab Base Overrun on Monday
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45 Afghan Security Forces Killed in Baghlan Attack Afghanistan
A rough night for the Israeli army in the WestBank city of Tubas. Israel16 hour ago
A rough night for the Israeli army in the WestBank city of Tubas. Israel
US Department of State: [email protected] spoke with PM @HaiderAlAbadi of Iraq and @PMBarzani Barzani of the Kurdistan Regional Government. The Secretary expressed appreciation for the leaders' progress in resolving outstanding Baghdad-Erbil issues according to Iraqi constitution's framework for dialogue.
Massive casualties among forces storming Durayhami in Hodeidah district in last 72 hours
A police officer was also wounded in the incident at West Qurnah Field today
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