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20 September 2018
Abadi: Peshmerga is part of our forces.
Russian Mindef: An-72 arrived in Saratov region after completion of tasks in Syria
Tu-22M3 arrived in Murmansk region after completing Syria mission
Snow clearance work underway on Mughal Road that connects Poonch and Shopian districts in Jammu and Kashmir9 month ago
Snow clearance work underway on Mughal Road that connects Poonch and Shopian districts in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri receives fresh snowfall
9 month ago
IDF:In response to the rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel earlier today, the IAF targeted a Hamas military compound in the southern Gaza Strip
The tribal forces in Idlib countryside: Sheikh Ahmed Mubarak groups beside the SAA
Syrian Arab tribes to support the political solution based on the formation of a transitional government with full powers under which the Syrian government and its symbols have no role in9 month ago
Syrian Arab tribes to support the political solution based on the formation of a transitional government with full powers under which the Syrian government and its symbols have no role in
9 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu: "Our target could be the Assad government if they pose a threat to us. Currently, the main threat is coming from the PYD"
Al-Qaeda continuing its anti-Saudi propaganda, calling MbS "custodian of the cross" and his counter-terrorism alliance "part of the global crusader war on Islam"
9 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 63km SE of Ravar, Iran
9 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 6.0 - 64km NNE of Kerman, Iran
9 month ago
@lisamurkowski: Sad to hear of the loss of Staff Sergeant David T. Brabander, 24, of Anchorage, who died yesterday in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan, supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Deepest condolences to his family. Staff Sgt Brabander's service to our nation won't be forgotten.
9 month ago
@USCIS: "The program is vulnerable to exploitation by militants," he answers to questions about the diversity visa lottery, while acknowledging yesterday's suspect came in on family visa.
Pentagon says didn't observe any meaningful withdrawal of Russian combat forces from Syria despite Putin announcement of troop drawdown
9 month ago
Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon to lead the US delegation to JCPOA meeting in Vienna tomorrow, announces @StateDept.
Department of State: Today, @USEmbassyKabul Ambassador John Bass presented his credentials to Afghanistan's President @ashrafghani.
9 month ago
"Radical Islamist ideology is obviously a grave threat to all civilized people" per NatSec Advisor HR McMaster, and until now US took "too myopic" a view"
9 month ago
"Recent attacks in New York and London… demonstrate the need to step up our efforts" in counterterrorism, per Gen McMaster
9 month ago
Pakistani PM arrives in Turkey to attend OIC summit in wake of Trump Jerusalem move
France's Le Drian says 'no' to Iran Mediterranean axis
Members of Hamas's military wing in Gaza Strip today.9 month ago
Members of Hamas's military wing in Gaza Strip today.
9 month ago
Britain's Nat Sec Adv Sedwill calls United States "the country that remains the indispensable global leader"-critical in dealing with challenges with DPRK Russia Iran
Federal charges announced in New York against Port Authority bombing suspect Akayed Ullah
NATO supports peace. A stable Afghanistan is the most effective means of guaranteeing long-term security in the region. Afghanistan is a young country with lots of opportunities for all of its neighbours, said NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Zimmermann in Oslo9 month ago
NATO supports peace. "A stable Afghanistan is the most effective means of guaranteeing long-term security in the region. Afghanistan is a young country with lots of opportunities for all of its neighbours", said NATO Senior Civilian Representative Ambassador Zimmermann in Oslo
9 month ago
Explosion in Taliban leader's house leaves 4 dead, wounded in Laghman
Amnesty International says European governments are complicit in grave human rights violations in Libya through their support for authorities there who often work with people smugglers and torture refugees and migrants
The arrest of a terrorist cell in Minya , The security services in Minya arrested 6 people on charges of forming a terrorist cell9 month ago
The arrest of a terrorist cell in Minya , The security services in Minya arrested 6 people on charges of forming a terrorist cell
Amnesty condemns Iran death sentence for Swedish resident
IMF says Sudan must float currency to boost growth, investment
SDF has captured Hawi Abu Hardub from ISIS
NE. Hama: Rebels repelled government attacks on Musharifah front, SE. of Abu Dali.
"I did it for the Islamic State." - The NYC bomber's statement to law enforcement. "Radicalization began in at least since approximately 2014". Researched IEDs for a year.
Suspect in New York subway bombing told police: "I did it for the Islamic State" - court documents
Sources: The martyrdom of the citizen Attla Jamaa Abujrad 50 years, by the forces of an ambush of the army in the area
Federal prosecutors charge NYC subway bomb suspect, say he wrote on Facebook: "Trump, you failed to protect your nation"
Military spokesman: Navy succeeds in thwarting attempt to smuggle a quantity of drugs into the Red Sea9 month ago
Military spokesman: Navy succeeds in thwarting attempt to smuggle a quantity of drugs into the Red Sea
Armed opposition repelled attempt of Iranian pro-Assad militia to advance towards Al Zafariyah village in East Hama
ISIS claiming it has seized 6 villages and killed 41 NW of Boukamal this morning including Salihiyah, Abaas, Jalaa, and Siyal despite pro-govt claims that yesterday's attack on Hasrat was repelled. Attack comes as govt offensive units previously stationed here arrive in Hama.
Islamic State Khurasan (ISK): Yesterday, IED Detonation kills Taliban/IEA Judge n the directorate of Ghani Khayl, Nangarhar, Afghanistan9 month ago
Islamic State Khurasan (ISK): Yesterday, IED Detonation kills Taliban/IEA Judge n the directorate of Ghani Khayl, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Heavy explosion reported in Rafah city near the border with Gaza
9 month ago
IDF: Earlier today, suspects suspiciously approached troops near the security fence adjacent to Ariel and attempted to damage the fence. One suspect appeared to pull out a knife. In response to the threat, troops fired towards the suspect who was injured and taken for medical treatment
Secretary of State Tillerson: a lot of heavy work continues in Syria, Assad should not be part of the process.
Secretary of State Tillerson: in Syria the battle is not over to defeat ISIS.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: the global coalition to defeat ISIS has given us a platform to counter ISIS as they search for new territory since their caliphate has been taken away.
9 month ago
Syrian Opposition: The remainder of Geneva 8 is an opportunity for direct negotiations with the regime
9 month ago
Germany extends training for Peshmerga for 2018
9 month ago
Tillerson to back North Korea diplomacy, reject Syria's Assad: U.S. official
9 month ago
Two people connected to ISIS were caught in Kilis
Azerbaijan and Russia discuss military-technical cooperation9 month ago
Azerbaijan and Russia discuss military-technical cooperation
Umm Al-Fahm, northern Israel: Activists protest against MoD Liberman's call to boycott Arab businesses in Wadi Ara
Israeli ambassador to Germany @JIssacharoff discusses the anti-Israel protests in Berlin: I think that the burning of the flag is like burning one's own integrity and should be condemned in a very profound way, he says9 month ago
Israeli ambassador to Germany @JIssacharoff discusses the anti-Israel protests in Berlin: "I think that the burning of the flag is like burning one's own integrity and should be condemned in a very profound way," he says
9 month ago
Ganderbal police arrested a boy at Qamaria Chowk intending to join Zakir Musa's group, the boy confessed to it. After counseling, he was handed over to his parents: J&K Police
9 month ago
A former Afghan security official who wished not to be named said he believed the teachers might be extradited to Turkey even though the two countries have no extradition agreement
9 month ago
The raid comes after months of deliberations over closure of several Afghan-Turk schools that Ankara believes are run by pro-Gulen institutions
9 month ago
Afghan intelligence agency officers have raided an Afghan-Turk school in Kabul, arresting Turkish teachers and their families – sources
9 month ago
Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs claims that majority of anonymous calls with false bomb threats, which has increased in number in recent months, were made from Syria.
Swedish PM: 'Sweden has an anti-Semitism problem'
250 FSA fighters have reportedly defected to the SDF-led Manbij Military Council. The first group of 150 fighters from Deir ez-Zor had announced last month their defection to the SDF.
9 month ago
New York City bomb suspect Akayed Ullah charged with making a terroristic threat, supporting an act of terrorism, and criminal possession of a weapon - NYPD
FSA Army of Victory م/د Battalion Fagot ATGM strike destroys a government ZiL truck killing and wounding all forces being taken to Shatib front in East Hama
ICC Reports Jordan to U.N. Security Council for Not Arresting Sudan's Bashir
NE. Hama: TIP deployment on Shakusiyah and Um Miyal fronts.
Syria peace talks resume for 8th round in Geneva
9 month ago
Afghan President Ghani left for Istanbul, Turkey today to attend the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Summit
Saudi deputy defence minister calls on Pakistan Army Chief
Russian Navy Baltic Fleet Ropucha LSTM Minsk 127 transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Landing ship hoisted ВМФ naval ensign Andreevsky during its Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus transit9 month ago
Russian Navy Baltic Fleet Ropucha LSTM Minsk 127 transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Landing ship hoisted ВМФ naval ensign Andreevsky during its Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus transit
9 month ago
Afghanistan: Taliban capture 3 security posts, villages in Takhar
HTS-backed 'National Gov' in Idlib asks @SyrianCoalition-backed Interim Gov to clear its offices in Syria and leave its areas. Comes after ppl close 2 HTS met EU-linked British official in Turkey trying to secure grants and funding for Idlib.
9 month ago
New US Ambassador in Kabul to focus on peace in Afghanistan
IRIAF Iran|ian Air Force's KC-747 Tanker (Boeing 747-131F) with 5-8103 serial number refuels six F-4E Phantom IIs during recent IRIAF exercise over Anarak near Isfahan
Several NDF fighters killed and wounded yesterday when Jaish Nasr made a direct hit with a mortar on their position on Shuyab front.
Pakistan views Palestine issue at par with Kashmir issue: Pakistan Army Chief
Russian military police return to Makhachkala, Dagestan from their posting in Syria
Afghan President Ghani accepted the credentials of the new Ambassador of the United States of America to Afghanistan. The President wished the new Ambassador success in his role to expand bilateral ties.9 month ago
Afghan President Ghani accepted the credentials of the new Ambassador of the United States of America to Afghanistan. The President wished the new Ambassador success in his role to expand bilateral ties.
Afghan President Ghani accepted the credentials of the new Ambassador of Turkey to Afghanistan. H.E called the two nations as brothers and wished Mr. Oguzhan Ertugrul successes on his new mission9 month ago
Afghan President Ghani accepted the credentials of the new Ambassador of Turkey to Afghanistan. H.E called the two nations as brothers and wished Mr. Oguzhan Ertugrul successes on his new mission
9 month ago
Over 170 killed in a week of South Sudan battles: lawmaker
Russian troops begin military withdrawal from Khmeimim Air Base in Syria's Latakia province
Irish man acquitted after 4 years of being imprisoned in Egypt says he saw dozens of cellmates become radicalized
Pentagon Doubts Russia Claims To Withdraw From Syria
9 month ago
The AP obtained a copy of a 48-page contract between Evro Polis and Syria's state-owned General Petroleum Corp., which said the Russian company would receive 25 percent of the proceeds from oil and gas production at fields its contractors capture and secure from IS militants.
9 month ago
Tass: Moscow and Ankara may coordinate operation in Syria's Afrin
Al-Nadouri's approach to US lobbying firms is the second by Dignity Operation commanders to improve their image to US decision makers after the human rights violations and summary executions carried out by their forces in eastern Libya
Four civilians were killed in shelling on Ash Shafah town in Eastern Deir-ez-Zur
Palestinian sources: Israeli forces arrested more than 200 Palestinians in five days
Yemeni source: Coalition raids kills Houthi leader Maqbol Jarab Abu Qahtan and seven of his companions in the region of Hiran
The rebels declare the destruction of a tank of the pro-Assad forces with an anti-tank missile in the area of ​​Sahin Hina in the western Ghouta
PUK sources: Iraqi helicopters bomb Kurdish villages in the vicinity of the town of Tuzkurmato
Syrian Army captured Tell Zahraa (aka Tell Syriatel )
9 month ago
Kremlin: No need to maintain a large military presence in Syria
Damascus countryside: SAA took control over Maktool Hill in Al Sheikh mountain in western Ghouta
Tu-22M3 planes being redeployed to their bases as Syria mission is finished
Somali President @M_Farmaajo lands in Istanbul for OIC Summit9 month ago
Somali President @M_Farmaajo lands in Istanbul for OIC Summit
9 month ago
De Mistura of the opposition: The failure of Geneva means replacing it with Sochi
Magnitude 6.2 quake hits southeastern Iran in Kerman province: seismological centre
Avalanche strikes Army post in Naugam sector in Jammu and Kashmir, five soldiers missing. Search and rescue operations are underway
9 month ago
Afghan forces to launch operation against IS in the north
Death toll from fighting in South Sudan's Great Lakes region rises to 170: official
9 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.9 - 56km NNE of Kerman, Iran
According to @SputnikInt Turkish foreing minister said the 'Syrian government' is no longer a threat for Turkey.   Reality: He said nothing like that. He said that Turkish position on Assad hasn't changed and that Turkey don't believe a transition period with Assad is possible9 month ago
According to @SputnikInt Turkish foreing minister said the 'Syrian government' is no longer a threat for Turkey. Reality: He said nothing like that. He said that Turkish position on Assad hasn't changed and that Turkey don't believe a transition period with Assad is possible
Heavy fighting has broken out between Kurdish volunteer fighters and PMF forces in Tuz Khurmato. Security forces have declared state of emergency.
West Ghouta: violent clashes at Mughar al Mir - Bayt Jinn
9 month ago
Dashte Qala: Locals say Insurgents- socalled Red units attacked the positions during night leading to hours of clashes, with Insurgents overrunning positions and setting it on fire. Unclear if militiamen surrendered or werre killed.
Hashd al-Shaabi militia artillery shells Kurdish villages (Qalshan and Qom-palkan) near Khurmatu. Several families have been displaced.
9 month ago
Insurgents are moving closer to District center, after taking large areas and government positions in DashteQala District of Takhar, with atleast 4 positions overrun. Afghanistan
9 month ago
J&K: Two soldiers slipped down a slope in Naugam Sector during heavy snowfall. Search and rescue operations underway
9 month ago
Suspected terrorist was detained in Izmir. Terror plot foiled
Two citizens of Uzbekistan out of bordering Namangan province attempted to smuggle more than $500,000 cash in plastic bags over to the neighboring Kyrgyz Republic.9 month ago
Two citizens of Uzbekistan out of bordering Namangan province attempted to smuggle more than $500,000 cash in plastic bags over to the neighboring Kyrgyz Republic.
9 month ago
Defense Minister Colonel Gen. Sedki Sobhi has arrived in Cyprus for important meetings- his visit will last a few days
Another RUAF fighter flight being escorted back to Russia by Tu-154 85041
Demo just started in Bethlehem between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians.9 month ago
Demo just started in Bethlehem between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians.
Afghanistan: 3 Afghan National Army soldiers killed, 5 wounded in Ghazni attack
9 month ago
Russia: A terrorist cell was plotting attacks during the New Year celebrations
Trump has accepted Assad staying in office until 2021, U.S. and European officials tell @wrightr
IED explodes in a container next to Martyr Naji school in Lawdar city Abyan starting a fire. No casualties. Security Belt forces deployed in the vicinity. Yemen
9 month ago
Taliban directly undermines world peace: India
Afghanistan: Daikundi court official detained on bribery charges9 month ago
Afghanistan: Daikundi court official detained on bribery charges
Iraqi Sunnis calls on PMF militants to withdraw from Sunni areas recently freed from ISIS
9 month ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at an event in India on Monday said an inclusive political dialogue for peace in Afghanistan should include the Taliban and other regional countries
Srinagar Police arrested three persons and recovered Indian rupees 13,63,500 demonetized currency in Ashai Bagh, last night9 month ago
Srinagar Police arrested three persons and recovered Indian rupees 13,63,500 demonetized currency in Ashai Bagh, last night
Russian PMC instructors in Sudan9 month ago
Russian PMC instructors in Sudan
Reinforcement of Syrian Armed Forces  at Ihtriya9 month ago
Reinforcement of Syrian Armed Forces at Ihtriya
Pentagon not yet ready to declare victory over ISIS in Iraq - @PentagonPresSec
9 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Three Army jawans go missing after snow avalanche at Mani Post Bagtor Gurez sector of LoC in Bandipora
Jammu and Kashmir: Doda receives fresh snowfall9 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Doda receives fresh snowfall
9 month ago
Jammu-Srinagar National Highway closed for traffic, due to snowfall in the region.
9 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar receives season's first snowfall
Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir: Pir Panjal range continues to receive snowfall, Mughal road closed for traffic. People light fire to battle cold wave
9 month ago
Colonel Riad al-Asaad announces a new tribal bloc amid the armed Syrian Opposition at a conference with 60 tribes to counter Kurdish and Shi'ite militia in Eastern Syria
Russia to withdraw 23 warplanes, two Ka-52 helicopters, Russian military police, infantry,special forces, military engineeringand demining forces as well as a number of military personnel working in field hospitals in Syria
Self Defense Forces (HXP) center opened in Tabqa
Four high ranking ISIS-members executed in Jarablus town
White House now out with statement from President Trump on attempted terror attack in New York City9 month ago
White House now out with statement from President Trump on attempted terror attack in New York City
More rockets have been fired into Israel with at least one being intercepted by Iron Dome.9 month ago
More rockets have been fired into Israel with at least one being intercepted by Iron Dome.
9 month ago
On the NYC bomb suspect, SH Sanders says the man came in via family migration in 2011, something Trump wants to end
9 month ago
"We find it unfortunate they're walking away" says @PressSec of Arab leaders who are refusing to meet with @VP on his upcoming Middle East trip.
"We continue to urge calm" in the Middle East and US wants "to continue moving forward on the peace negotiations," says @PressSec.
9 month ago
@PressSec: We'll "continue looking for the best way possible"to defeat ISIS.
WH hails "brave first responders" to NYC explosion. Sanders says Pres determined to protect US borders and ensure that foreigners entering US are not coming to do harm. Cites "great gains" against ISIS. Says president's plan to annihilate ISIS is moving on.
Number of Houthi fighters were killed south to Hodeidah in coalition air raid
9 month ago
Turkish and Russian officials will come together this week to finalise an S-400 missile defence system deal: Turkey's President Erdogan after meeting Russian President Putin in Ankara
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon gives a cold shoulder to visiting Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim over request to shut down Gulen linked organisation in S.Korea, says domestic laws will be relevant in such an assessment.9 month ago
South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon gives a cold shoulder to visiting Turkey's PM Binali Yildirim over request to shut down Gulen linked organisation in S.Korea, says domestic laws will be relevant in such an assessment.
9 month ago
I would like to thank the president of Turkey for constructive negotiations. We hope this will add to the increased cooperation between our countries on the principle of good neighbourhood and goodwill: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara
9 month ago
Putin: Trump's decision pours fuel on an already turbulent situation in the Middle East.
9 month ago
Putin: Preparations are ongoing to hold the Syrian People's Congress in Sochi.
9 month ago
Palestinian media says Hamas says to expect a surprise from the "resistance" at 9 PM.
Both Russia and Turkey believe, the resolution of the US to move the American embassy to Jerusalem is far from helping the situation in the region which is difficult as it is today: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara9 month ago
Both Russia and Turkey believe, the resolution of the US to move the American embassy to Jerusalem is far from helping the situation in the region which is difficult as it is today: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara
9 month ago
Putin: The Palestinian-Israeli conflict must be resolved on the basis of international resolutions
We also talk about the situation in Syria. We have captured practically the whole territory that was held previously by militants: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara9 month ago
We also talk about the situation in Syria. We have captured practically the whole territory that was held previously by militants: Russian President Putin after meeting Turkish President Erdogan in Ankara
9 month ago
Putin: All Syrian territory has been liberated from terrorists
9 month ago
Russian President Putin: Cooperation with Turkey is important to resolve the Syrian crisis
During protests on Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers killed four people and they are dead now. Gaza was bombarded by Israeli aircrafts and Israel is further igniting the situation: Turkish President Erdogan after meeting President Putin in Ankara9 month ago
During protests on Jerusalem, Israeli soldiers killed four people and they are dead now. Gaza was bombarded by Israeli aircrafts and Israel is further igniting the situation: Turkish President Erdogan after meeting President Putin in Ankara
9 month ago
Erdogan: We will finish the S-400 missile deal with Russia next week
9 month ago
Erdogan: I hope that the Islamic Summit will make serious decisions about Jerusalem
9 month ago
Erdogan: US decision on Jerusalem has very serious repercussions
9 month ago
Erdogan: Israeli forces commit atrocities against Palestinians
9 month ago
Erdogan: Putin's visit reflected positively on economic relations between our two countries
9 month ago
President Erdogan and Putin hold a joint press conference!
Britain urged Iran to release detained dual nationals, Johnson says
@VP: @POTUS and I STAND with people of faith. Honored to meet faith leaders to review what POTUS has done to protect life and people of faith. Also previewed my Middle East trip where we will discuss relief efforts for persecuted Christians and others persecuted for their faith in the region
9 month ago
Israeli Forces close the bridge Dirdboan amid the launch of gas bombs south of Ramallah
New York bomber tells police he carried out attack due to Israeli actions in Gaza, report says
9 month ago
At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel
9 month ago
Artillery is shelling the Beit Hanoun crossing in the northern Gaza Strip
Young men now sit in front of the Rafah crossing to protest against the ongoing closure and demand the opening and lifting of the siege on the Gaza Strip9 month ago
Young men now sit in front of the Rafah crossing to protest against the ongoing closure and demand the opening and lifting of the siege on the Gaza Strip
9 month ago
Hamas' Zahar: "Reconciliation does not mean that we give up one of the rifles of the Qassam Brigades and this message is clear."
Helicopters are flying to the east of Khan Younis after Kisufim was targeted with 4 missiles
DHS statement: "Department of Homeland Security is taking appropriate action to protect our people and our country in the wake of today's attempted terrorist attack in New York City."
Governor of New York: Manhattan bomber was influenced by the ideas of ISIS
9 month ago
In response to the rocket attacks earlier an Israeli Tank opened fired on Hamas positions in Gaza while the Israeli air force striked at the same time. Gaza
SOHR: 38 persons including 10 members of the government forces and the gunmen loyal to them, and about 6 citizens were killed yesterday by mine explosions
Iran protesters say Trump speeding up the end of Israel
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