Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 July 2018
UNAMA denounces Kabul bombing as senseless attack: By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 23 July 2018 KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan read more37 minute ago
UNAMA denounces Kabul bombing as senseless attack: By Nizamuddin Hameedi on 23 July 2018 KABUL (Pajhwok): The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan read more
Iran executes three Kurds in Urmia: Hengaw
58 minute ago
GEN Joseph Votel on Al Tanf: "I think Al Tanf is playing an important role for us in the campaign right and so it's militarily necessary for us," he said. "As long as that's the case then I think we think we need to stay there."
New John Bolton statement on Iran: "I spoke to the President over the last several days, and President Trump told me that if Iran does anything at all to the negative, they will pay a price like few countries have ever paid before."
1 hour ago
Twenty Taliban and eight Daesh rebels have been killed in airstrikes and clashes with security forces in northern Baghlan and southern Ghazni provinces
Israeli army to carry out pre-planned military exercise near Gaza border
International Court of Justice says that Qatari families affected by the UAE's measures must be reunited
International Court of Justice at The Hague orders UAE to reunite Qatari families while it considers case in full
1 hour ago
There's an Israeli military drone that's been flying around overhead Ramallah for a while, moving from area to area
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Moscow's military chief of staff have arrived at Israeli PM office for an "urgent and important" meeting" (Quote Russian foreign ministery)
White House releases statement on Iran threatening they could "pay a price like few countries have ever paid before"
1 hour ago
Turkish trucks loaded with concrete slabs are preparing to enter from Bab al-Hawa to the north of Syria
1 hour ago
Kerem Shalom, supposed to fully open tomorrow, will remain closed with the exception of food and humanitarian supplies due to the ongoing balloon incidents.
1 hour ago
Initial reports of a missile strike on ballooners east of Gaza City.
Unknown group assassinates lawyer responsible for defending protesters in prison in Basra, Iraq.
Afula: explosion in a vehicle on Ninth Brigade Street, police forces on the way
2 hour ago
Hebrew media sources: Due to continue balloon and cross border attacks, the ceasefire is expected to collapse at any moment. PIJ leaders: Molotov kites and border riots are not part of the ceasefire agreement.
2 hour ago
Pashinyan and Putin discussed cooperation between Armenia and Russia in phone call
Delegates attending high-level security meeting in Abu Dhabi tomorrow are expected to finalize an action plan on counter-terrorism, peace and regional cooperation. Afghanistan's National Security Advisor, Atmar, is attending the meeting along with US, UAE and Saudi counterparts
Hanif Atmar, Afghanistan's National Security Advisor, has arrived in Abu Dhabi, leading a high-ranking delegation. He will attend a quadrilateral meeting with US, UAE and Saudi Arabia counterparts and will discuss counter-terrorism efforts, peace and regional cooperation
2 hour ago
Putin and Nazarbayev discussed the Caspian summit in a telephone conversation
Fires reported in Israeli communities around the Gaza periphery today,  this one apparently blamed on an incendiary balloon launched from Gaza.2 hour ago
Fires reported in Israeli communities around the Gaza periphery today, this one apparently blamed on an incendiary balloon launched from Gaza.
2 hour ago
More shots fired by the Israeli army towards targets in Gaza.
The name of 3 militants who attacked Erbil governorate building this morning; 1- Rahel Muhamed Rostem (2002); 2- Bilal Suleyman Ab. Rahman (2000); 3- Ab. Rahman Rahim Qadir (2002). They were high school students together
Israeli army announces new policy for journalists: anyone who wants to cover military must submit laptops and phones for inspection
Warfare in the southern theatre and taking over Gaza City - these are only a few of the scenarios the IAF drilled alongside forces from the Artillery Corps, Armored Corps and Infantry Corps. Read mzore about the widescale training exercise2 hour ago
Warfare in the southern theatre and taking over Gaza City - these are only a few of the scenarios the IAF drilled alongside forces from the Artillery Corps, Armored Corps and Infantry Corps. Read mzore about the widescale training exercise
Report: Suspected drug dealer, 7 others killed in Lebanese army raid
2 hour ago
The loud explosion heard mainly in capital Ankara's western districts stems from a sonic boom during a F-16 test flight, Turkey media quoting a governorate statement
The Syrian Arab Army enters the town of Ghadir al-Bustan in the southern countryside of Quneitra.
South Syria: very intense bombardment and clashes on Tasil-Tell Jumou-Jalin fronts in Yarmouk Basin as government launched full-scale assault vs ISIS (aiming to take E. part of pocket).
2 hour ago
A Molotov balloon from Gaza landed in Dorot Forest and caused a fire. Fire brigades extinguishing
Molotov Fire: Sderot
3 hour ago
Russia deputy foreign minister: Russian foreign minister's trip to meet Netanyahu is "urgent and important"
Islamic State replaced dozens of Wilaya with two great generic Wilaya, "al Iraq" and "al Sham". Here an instance: was "Wilaya Hauran" last Thursday (it was created recently: on July 10), since yesterday is "Wilaya al Sham – Hauran"
3 hour ago
To help Yerevan build military capabilities, Russia reportedly delivered $200M worth of weapons to Armenia as part of a loan deal
3 hour ago
Israeli army says aircraft fired at 'terrorist squad' launching arson balloons from northern Gaza Strip
3 hour ago
IDF: A short while ago, a militant squad was launching arson balloons from the northern Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. In response, an IAF aircraft fired towards the squad
@USEmbBaghdad statement on Iraq protests: "The Embassy is ready to support the Iraqi people and their government in their efforts to reform the economy, fight corruption, and create jobs and provide services that the Iraqi people deserve."
3 hour ago
Social media reporting an explosion in Ankara heard in Eryaman, Keçiören. Governorship and Mayor trying to ascertain what it was. No further information.
A 23-year-old woman, who was detained for insulting Atatürk in a video that she captured in front of his memorial tomb in Ankara, has been arrested3 hour ago
A 23-year-old woman, who was detained for insulting Atatürk in a video that she captured in front of his memorial tomb in Ankara, has been arrested
Car bombing kills 1, injures 23 in Syria's Azaz
3 hour ago
Reports of shots fired against ballooners in Gaza.
3 hour ago
Unknown location
Multiple reports of a big explosion sound in Ankara. Unclear what's the cause
3 hour ago
Khamenei: Turning Palestine into a Jewish settlement is a turbulent dream they have had; it will not come true, nor will the 'Deal of the Century'.
3 hour ago
The shadow governor of the Taliban group for Kapisa province was killed along with another senior Taliban leader in Northeastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan
3 hour ago
[email protected]: "[@POTUS is] certainly not going to tolerate the leader of Iran making threats against Americans."
ISIS and the Taliban are fighting and we are encorage the Taliban says NATO @ResoluteSupport cimmander @Commander_RS3 hour ago
ISIS and the Taliban are fighting and we are encorage the Taliban says NATO @ResoluteSupport cimmander @Commander_RS
US CENTCOM Commander General Votel asked Pakistan for do more in fighting terrarism and in supporting Afghan peace process.4 hour ago
US CENTCOM Commander General Votel asked Pakistan for do more in fighting terrarism and in supporting Afghan peace process.
4 hour ago
Turkey detains 43 suspected Islamic State militants: police
Peshmerga Forces raise the Kurdish flag in cities, towns and villages of Iranian Kurdistan.
4 hour ago
UK wants two Islamic State fighters to face trial in most appropriate country: PM May's spokeswoman
At least 11 killed following a suicide attack on a local mosque in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno early Monday, local residents said.4 hour ago
At least 11 killed following a suicide attack on a local mosque in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno early Monday, local residents said.
The Syrian missiles which made the Israeli army launch 2 David Sling interceptor missiles were SS-21 tactical ballistic missiles which, had they continued on their trajectory, would have fallen near Israel's Kinneret
Syria: another explosion in Euphrates Shield area, at least 2 civilians killed and 7 injured in explosion in Bab Limon village north al-Rai in Aleppo northern countryside
Prior to @POTUS tweet, Iran President @HassanRouhani had warned: "Do not play with the lion's tail or else you will regret it" and reiterated US cannot prevent it from exporting its crude oil to the international market.
5 hour ago
Explosions in Gaza from Israeli army jets breaking the sound barrier, in addition to Israeli army fire on the Gaza border.
Those who attacked Erbil Governorate today's morning they were members of ISIS and all of them Kurds From Erbil
Armenian Defense Minister: Azerbaijan will not be allowed to monopolize the right to determine the place, time and scale of the escalation of the situation.5 hour ago
Armenian Defense Minister: Azerbaijan will not be allowed to monopolize the right to determine the place, time and scale of the escalation of the situation.
Erbil governor says one worker killed in suspected Islamic State attack
5 hour ago
A sound of an explosion in Gaza
5 hour ago
Most Turks well integrated in Germany, government says after Ozil's racism comments
Tzipi Livni named leader of Israel opposition, replacing Isaac Herzog
5 hour ago
Paktia Province: Districts Argon, Wormamai and Wazi Khwa on the verge of falling to the Taliban according to Tolo news:
Kurdish security killed last gunman in Erbil governorate, ending operation: security officials
Barzan Qassab The deputy Head Of Erbil Asayish and brother of Erbil Governorate has told Kurdistan24 news Channel that today's attack was organized by Terror organization and the Identities of Attackers are Known and clear to Security forces.
Syria slams 'criminal' evacuation of White Helmets by Israel
5 hour ago
At least nine members of a pro-government uprising group and two policemen have been killed and six others wounded in a Taliban attack in Daikundi province
Explosion in Azaz causing the deaths of numerous individuals
Iraqi local media: 3 militants storm governorate building in northern city of Irbil; policeman wounded
Russian FM Lavrov and Russian Chief of Staff General Valery Gerasimov will be in Israel today to meet Netanyahu and other senior officials in Jerusalem. The meeting between Israeli and Russian officials has intensified over Syria in recent weeks
SOHR: at least 7,300 so far evacuated from Quneitra to Idlib - another batch to leave today - these are people/fighters who refuse to reconcile with Syria govt or cant because of their role in opposition activities
6 hour ago
Turkish journalist Erdoğdu appeals for help as new abduction list appears in Ukrainian media after MIT brought 2 Turkish citizens back to court in Turkey: Yusuf İnan and Salih Zeki Yiğit
Syrian troops start storming last ISIS stronghold of Al-Yarmouk Basin in southwestern Daraa
Erbil fight over at Erbil governorate building
Another gunman carries out suicide bombing in Erbil governorate: security forces
Netanyahu: Russian foreign minister Lavrov visiting Israel for Syria talks
Yesterday we learned Israeli evacuation of Syrian White Helmets was not coordinated with Russia. US CENTCOM's Gen Votel says he's not briefed on Trump-Putin Helsinki chat re: cooperating on Syrian refugees; reluctant to move on it.
Hundreds of Syrian refugees return from Lebanon Zamrani crossing to their homes in Syria's West Qalamoun after security and peace was restored by the Syrian Arab Army
An employee of Erbil Governorate have Lost his live after being injured by attackers of today's morning.
Sakhnin: House was demolished by security forces this AM. Heavy rioting and injuries reported.
Russia launched massive military drill in Armenia with 3000 soldiers, 500 vehicles including air-defense and aviation
Trump's threats are 'psychological warfare': Iran general
An attacker is injured ,Clashes again between Kurdish Security Forces and last attacker inside Erbil Governorate, Gunfires still heard .
Netanyahu: I want to thank President Trump and @SecPompeo for their though stand against Iran
6 hour ago
Afghan Taliban kill at least 27 Afghan soldiers
Iranian media: 79 injured in earthquake in southern Iran
Kurdish security forces kill two gunmen inside Erbil governorate building, some attackers remain with hostages - officials
ISIS escalates attacks on SDF in Deir Zour
Iran's MFA spox said that US Secretary of State @SecPompeo's remarks on Sunday was "propaganda" and a "clear example of US's intervention in Iran's internal affairs": "Iranian nation, w unity, will leave your plots behind".
Security forces in Iraq's Erbil say their snipers are firing at the 3rd floor of the Kurdish Regional Government HQ where gunmen who took over the building are positioned
3rd attacker have been Killed inside Erbil Governorate build , Kurdish Security Forces have controlled the situation.
Gunmen attack Erbil governor's office. Assailants may still be at large with light weaponry. Heavy security presence in Bakhtiari neighborhood.
Security forces in the Kurdistan region kill all the gunmen who attacked the building of the province of Erbil
The Kurdish Security Forces are surrounding the Erbil Governorate building as clashes continue inside the build. 2 of 3 attackers have been Killed .
Car bomb exploded in Akhtarin, Northern Aleppo
Pompeo assails Iran's leaders, compares them to 'mafia'
Israeli army: David's Sling used to bring down projectiles launched by Syria during the fighting in the north, and the projectiles were feared to enter Israel.
Israel army says the air defense systems were activated for rockets firing inside Syria. No drones
Sound of small explosion in Erbil
At this stage, no casualties or damage are known. The security coordinators in the northern communities reported that no hits were identified in Israeli territory. A number of eyewitnesses recorded trails in the air. The IAF tested whether an unmanned aerial vehicle penetrated Israeli territory and intercepted it; verification had not yet been received
Residents in northern Israel are sharing videos and pictures of possible launch of a Patriot missile from Safed.
Reports: 2 drones flying from Syria were intercepted by Patriot missile defence system in northern Israel8 hour ago
Reports: 2 drones flying from Syria were intercepted by Patriot missile defence system in northern Israel
8 hour ago
More incoming rocket sirens activated in northern Israel
8 hour ago
Rocket sirens heard in the Upper Galilee and Golan, possible Patriot missile launch (initial/unconfirmed reports)
The attackers are reportedly : three gunmen and are still in the building facing security forces, Erbil Mayor Nabaz Abdulhamid told NRT. A member of the Erbil Provincial Council, which is on lockdown.
Sound of gunfire close to governorate building in Erbil
Clashes between Kurdish Security forces and 2 attackers inside the Erbil Governorate Building
Photos from Erbil governor's building by Rudaw's Mohammed Shwani
8 hour ago
Golan: A Patriot missile was fired from Tzfat.
Golan: It seems that the Patriot missile destroyed a drone.8 hour ago
Golan: It seems that the Patriot missile destroyed a drone.
8 hour ago
Red alert warning at Yonatan, Keshet, Upper Nazareth
8 hour ago
Red alert warning at Birya, Zefat, Ayelet HaShahar, Gadot, Chulatta, Yesud HaMaala, Mishmar HaYarden, Amuka, Sde Eliezer North Israel
8 hour ago
Red alert warning at Birya, Zefat, Ayelet HaShahar, Gadot, Chulatta, Yesud HaMaala, Mishmar HaYarden, Amuka, Sde Eliezer
The attackers are in the 3rd floor of the building, they're Chanting Allahu Akbar. it's seems that there's a terror attack in Erbil Governorate Building, the Counter terrorism Forces are trying to control the situation.
8 hour ago
Rocket alert sirens sound in communities in Israel's northern Galilee region
8 hour ago
Red alert warning at Yonatan, Keshet, Upper Nazareth, Ortal, Alonei Ha Bashan, Merom Hagolan, Ein Zivan
Gunmen open fire and enter Erbil governorate building in Iraq's Kurdish region: officials
Iran's state news agency dismisses Trump's warning tweet as "passive," says it copies Iranian top diplomat
The death toll from a suicide attack near Kabul int'l airport has risen to 23, according to the health ministry, with an AFP driver among the dead8 hour ago
The death toll from a suicide attack near Kabul int'l airport has risen to 23, according to the health ministry, with an AFP driver among the dead
2 gunmans attacking the Erbil Governorate, according to non official sources they've taked some Hostages , Clashes continue between Them and Kurdish Security Forces.
12 hour ago
[email protected]: To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE. WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE and DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS.
Department of State:[email protected]: At the same time Iran's government is trying to convince Europe to stay in the nuclear deal, they're covertly plotting terrorist attacks in the heart of Europe.
13 hour ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 15km E of Yesilova, Turkey
Kuwait donates 30K kilowatts of electricity to Basra, as well as 17 mobile generators.
18 hour ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 53km E of Lar, Iran
19 hour ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 - 36km ENE of Kerman, Iran
Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, tonight. More than 60,000 demand equal rights for Israel's LGBT community.
35 members of the Houthi militia were killed during the combing of the joint resistance farms west of the city of Zabid in the West Coast
Iraqi Human Rights Commission: there are still 350K displaced persons who have not returned to Mosul. There are still ISIS and civilian bodies that need to be recovered. It will take 15 years to clear Mosul of improvised explosives and ordnance.
Iran was jolted by a series of moderate and light earthquakes on Sunday, including a 5.9 magnitude temblor in a mountainous western region in which officials said some 150 people were injured.
ISIS' 'Amaq News Agency has provided multiple updates on the suicide bombing at Kabul airport in Afghanistan as exiled VP Dostum returned, and in the latest, gave a toll of at least 115 killed and wounded among security forces and Dostum supporters20 hour ago
ISIS' 'Amaq News Agency has provided multiple updates on the suicide bombing at Kabul airport in Afghanistan as exiled VP Dostum returned, and in the latest, gave a toll of at least 115 killed and wounded among security forces and Dostum supporters
Iraqi tanks and armored personnel carriers deploy into the streets of Muthanna Province after protesters call for mass mobilization.
20 hour ago
Israeli army drone fired on a car in Jabaliya, Gaza, which belonged to Palestinians launching flaming balloons toward Israel.
More IEDs and mines dismantled in area of Fuah and Kefraya. N. Idlib - Syria.
Initial reports of assassination of two Palestinian scientists in Algeria. More details to come
Israel airstrikes on a military complex N. of Masyaf in Hama province, - Syria.
Local sources say 10 missiles were fired by Israel. At least 6 hit the military complex N. of Masyaf. Video shows air defenses in action. Syria.
Video showing one missile fired by Israel striking military complex N. of Masyaf. Hama - Syria.
More photos showing Israel i strike tonight on military facility N. of Masyaf. government military sources acknowledge attack. Hama - Syria.
Jordan says received only 422 Syria White Helmets evacuees, contradicting earlier claims of some 800
21 hour ago
10-member Islamic State team surrendered to Afghan authorities in Jowzjan. Yet another sign of a dire situation of ISKP North led by Mawlawi, after the Taliban ousted them from most of territory previously controlled.
21 hour ago
Israeli army confirms aircraft fired towards 'terrorist squad launching arson balloons from Gaza into Israel' earlier today
Photo from earlier - airstrikes on ISIS elements in Badush Mountains northwest of Mosul
Target bombed tonight by Israel geolocated: military complex N. of Masyaf. Located 7 km from Russia n S-400 Air Defense Systems. NW. Hama - Syria.
N. Syria: massive explosions in military "factories" near Masyaf.
Egypt's Sisi says false rumors main threat to Arab countries
22 hour ago
Islamic State claims suicide bombing targeting Afghan vice president
Iran's Rouhani warns Trump about 'mother of all wars'
22 hour ago
14 killed, 50 wounded in suicide attack near Kabul's airport shortly after Afghanistan's controversial first vice president landed on his return from abroad.
22 hour ago
Dostum's addresses supporters in Kabul
Dostum's addresses supporters in Kabul
22 hour ago
Heavy blast heard in Kotasangi area in PD5 Kabul city
Demonstrations continue in Muthana , demonstrators are raising the pho photos of those who have been killed by Iraqi security forces and Iranian backed militias.
Iraqi Army deploying more security forces and military vehicle in Karbala to confront the protests.
Protests continue in Diwaniyah southern of Iraq. The protesters are chanting: "All parties are corrupted"
23 hour ago
- The ministry of interior has confirmed at least 16 people were killed and about 60 wounded in today's suicide bombing outside the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul Afghanistan
Iraqi government sending more tanks and armored vehicles to Muthana to break the demonstrations .
Demonstrations continue in Basra. This man (Haji Abdul zahraa) is leading the protests.
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