Resolution to stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Blocked in Senate, couldn't get 51 votes

Map. History of Middle East conflict

28 July 2017
1 month ago
British FM @BorisJohnson says Baghdad must agree with Kurdish independence process
1 month ago
5 killed, 4 wounded in suicide bombing that targeted Taliban splinter-group in Gereshk District this morning
Sudan troops in Yemen,captured a malfunctioned SA-7 MANPADS 1 month ago
Sudan troops in Yemen,captured a malfunctioned SA-7 MANPADS "Strela-2" from Houthi rebels. During a firefight
1 month ago
A source from Mullah Rasoul’s group confirmed a suicide bomber targeted their fighters but did not provide details of casualties
1 month ago
Suicide car bomber targeted members of Taliban splinter group run by Mullah Rasoul in Gereshk district, Helmand. Afghanistan
ISIS arms and SVBIED manufacturing workshop seized by SDF in Raqqa city.1 month ago
ISIS arms and SVBIED manufacturing workshop seized by SDF in Raqqa city.
US deploys HIMARS artillery near al-Tanf, previously used to strike ISIS in Syria from Turkey and Jordan1 month ago
US deploys HIMARS artillery near al-Tanf, previously used to strike ISIS in Syria from Turkey and Jordan
Syrian Hezbollah Zakaria Martyr Battalion are also fighting in Ithyria - Khanasser front1 month ago
Syrian Hezbollah Zakaria Martyr Battalion are also fighting in Ithyria - Khanasser front
1 month ago
Pres. Trump is granting Sec. Mattis the authority to adjust US troop levels in Afghanistan, US officials say
FSA Sham Liberation Army captures al-Zulof Station in the Syrian Desert1 month ago
FSA Sham Liberation Army captures al-Zulof Station in the Syrian Desert
1 month ago
Emirati ambassador: US should consider moving its air base from Qatar
1 month ago
Attacks on Saudi troops military bases in Jizan reportedly killed at least 35 soldiers
1 month ago
Turkish FM Cavusoglu to visit Qatar tomorrow
IS up-armored 4x4 SVBIED captured by SDF near al-Sahel village, SW of Raqqah (across Euphrates)1 month ago
IS up-armored 4x4 SVBIED captured by SDF near al-Sahel village, SW of Raqqah (across Euphrates)
1 month ago
Bahrain says it has arrested a lawyer who expressed sympathy with Qatar on social media - Interior Ministry
SDF fighters clashing with ISIS militants west of the city of Raqqa.1 month ago
SDF fighters clashing with ISIS militants west of the city of Raqqa.
Very_Important l Egypt contracts on 500 - 400  T-90MS tank with the possibility of assembly and manufacturing in Egypt1 month ago
Very_Important l Egypt contracts on 500 - 400 T-90MS tank with the possibility of assembly and manufacturing in Egypt
In east Libya, video published on social networks showing LNA forces targeting a building in Souq al-Hout, Benghazi.1 month ago
In east Libya, video published on social networks showing LNA forces targeting a building in Souq al-Hout, Benghazi.
1 month ago
US Army has more than doubled size of team that investigates reports of civilian casualties in strikes by US coalition in Iraq and Syria
Historic Turkish bath (hamam) in Azaz city opens again for residents after renovation1 month ago
Historic Turkish bath (hamam) in Azaz city opens again for residents after renovation
1 month ago
Turkey Istanbul - 1 man shot by counter-terror police in an operation. Man was allegedly preparing an attack on Minister of Interior. Police found DHKP-C records after the alleged attacker was neutralized.
1 month ago
FSA Southern Front Youth of Sunna Division destroyed government convoy killing dozens with artillery
High level meeting in Abu Dhabi as Bahrain 's HM King Hamad is welcomed by HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashed  and  HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed today1 month ago
High level meeting in Abu Dhabi as Bahrain 's HM King Hamad is welcomed by HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashed and HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed today
SAA enter Raqqa province. T-62M, BMP-1, T-55 with Sarab-1 APS and a T-55 with mine rollers.1 month ago
SAA enter Raqqa province. T-62M, BMP-1, T-55 with Sarab-1 APS and a T-55 with mine rollers.
Images of renewed government air strikes on Daraa city with barrel and vacuum bombs.1 month ago
Images of renewed government air strikes on Daraa city with barrel and vacuum bombs.
Resolution to stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Blocked in Senate, couldn't get 51 votes1 month ago
Resolution to stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia Blocked in Senate, couldn't get 51 votes
1 month ago
Media Development Foundation: Georgia occupies 2nd place after Hungary in terms of Russian information influence
Turkey starts to expand the size of its military base in Qatar. Ankara will send 5.000 soldiers.1 month ago
Turkey starts to expand the size of its military base in Qatar. Ankara will send 5.000 soldiers.
1 month ago
The Palestinian Hamas movement has tightened its security measures on the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, a day after the return of its high-level delegation from Cairo
1 month ago
Mattis: US military supporting Philippines with drones and jets against Islamic militants, called ending operation in 2014 "premature"
1 month ago
The return of electricity to Rafah and Sheikh Zuwaid after the end of the reforms that began this morning
1 month ago
Syrian Army and Allies capture Bir Al-Baddiea(بير البديع) and areas around. South of Palmyra
Another ISIS drone shown today that hit SDF. East of Raqqa Syria1 month ago
Another ISIS drone shown today that hit SDF. East of Raqqa Syria
1 month ago
Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defense chief warns
Darat Izzah clashes: YPG says 'it killed 50 rebels fighters (including 3 leaders) and captured 18. 11 have been named.1 month ago
Darat Izzah clashes: YPG says 'it killed 50 rebels fighters (including 3 leaders) and captured 18. 11 have been named.
1 month ago
US Gen Dunford says US forces can still move out of al-Tanf, not encircled, pro-government forces couldn't restrict US movements.
1 month ago
SecDef Mattis: "I did not anticipate that the Russians would move there (near At Tanf.) ... it was not a surprise to our intel people."
1 month ago
"We are not winning in Afghanistan," US defense secretary tells Senate Armed Services Committee.
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SecDef on Syria - we have chosen to arm SDF, we took out Manbij area which is where attacks on Brussels and Istanbul & Paris originated
1 month ago
SecDef Mattis says "pro government" forces that have moved into South Syria near AnTanf base are actually Russian
1 month ago
SAA capture large parts of Hawsh Dhawahara town and most of the surrounding farms, intense clashes with JaI ongoing there, East Ghouta
This morning, Free Idlib Army (FSA) shelled YPG-held villages in Darat Izza with Grad rockets.1 month ago
This morning, Free Idlib Army (FSA) shelled YPG-held villages in Darat Izza with Grad rockets.
This morning, Free Idlib Army (FSA) shelled YPG-held villages in Darat Izza with Grad rockets.
1 month ago
Says @GenDunford - Blockade on Qatar is not affecting US counterterror operations
1 month ago
Lebanese political parties reach agreement in regards to new electoral law
1 month ago
Defense Sec Mattis: will take all measures to protect US forces in Syria, strikes against pro-Syrian govt forces were self defense
1 month ago
SecDef on ISIS fight in Syria "There are very modest expectations for finding areas of cooperation with Russia until they change behavior"
1 month ago
French judges to probe Lafarge payoffs to ISIS, company admits 'indirect' financing Syria militias
1 month ago
SecDef says reason Taliban and Haqqani "use bombs is because they can’t win in the ballot box" #Afghanistan
1 month ago
Russian military exercise begins in South Osetia
Daraa Council declares the city and the surrounding villages disaster areas1 month ago
Daraa Council declares the city and the surrounding villages disaster areas
1 month ago
SecDef Mattis on Afghanistan strategy: "by mid-July, we will be able to brief you in detail" tells @SenJohnMcCain his criticism is fair
1 month ago
Iran says Saudi supports militants on its turf after attacks
1 month ago
Sec Mattis tells Sen McCain "we are not winning in Afghanistan right now":
1 month ago
The defense ministers of Saudi Arabia and Qatar are both in Washington, D.C. to meet their US counterpart
1 month ago
Turkey sends military delegation to Qatar to conduct reconnaissance and coordination efforts for troop deployment preparations
SDF captured the village of Sihêl from ISIS. 7 km to the south-west of Raqqa city.1 month ago
SDF captured the village of Sihêl from ISIS. 7 km to the south-west of Raqqa city.
Saudi FM Jubeir: We are ready to provide assistance to Qatar through the King Salman Relief Center1 month ago
Saudi FM Jubeir: We are ready to provide assistance to Qatar through the King Salman Relief Center
Major tribal and military leaders of Deir Ez Zor condemn Iranian intervention and call for supporting FSA against ISIS and Iran invasion1 month ago
Major tribal and military leaders of Deir Ez Zor condemn Iranian intervention and call for supporting FSA against ISIS and Iran invasion
Egypt - Smuggling tunnel system (1 main, 2 sub) connecting North Sinai and Gaza discovered and destroyed by Egyptian military1 month ago
Egypt - Smuggling tunnel system (1 main, 2 sub) connecting North Sinai and Gaza discovered and destroyed by Egyptian military
Military Spokesman: Pictures of a main tunnel and 2 subways at a depth of 10 meters, leading to the Gaza Strip, used to smuggle arms and ammunition1 month ago
Military Spokesman: Pictures of a main tunnel and 2 subways at a depth of 10 meters, leading to the Gaza Strip, used to smuggle arms and ammunition
Militants claim Philippine troops failed to regain control of besieged Marawi1 month ago
Militants claim Philippine troops failed to regain control of besieged Marawi
Raqqa: SDF make advance toward Bab Baghdad area and the front ling now is near Abdul Salam Al Ajili Mosque1 month ago
Raqqa: SDF make advance toward Bab Baghdad area and the front ling now is near Abdul Salam Al Ajili Mosque
1 month ago
Many civilians wounded due artillery shelling by YPG on DaretEzza
1 month ago
Afghan State Minister for Security Sector Reforms @AmrullahSaleh2 resigned
Ceasefire agreement between on one hand Ahrar al-Sham and on the ohter hand al-Hamza Division and Sultan Murad Division1 month ago
Ceasefire agreement between on one hand Ahrar al-Sham and on the ohter hand al-Hamza Division and Sultan Murad Division
1 month ago
The Turkish-trained police supported by al-Hamza Division controlled Qabasin and arrested the local commander of Ahrar al-Sham and the president of the local civil council
1 month ago
Heavy clashes last night between Zenki Movement supported by Ahrar al-Sham against SDF in Daret Ezza
UN figure describes looting in Syria: “We do not get sufficient approval from the government of Syria to run the convoys.”1 month ago
UN figure describes looting in Syria: “We do not get sufficient approval from the government of Syria to run the convoys.”
1 month ago
Syrian Army control Rusafa junction in West Raqqa
1 month ago
Armed groups kidnapped the lawyer Abdul Razzak al-Shihab with his son, lieutenant Abdullah, in Bazaa
1 month ago
Key town of Arak about to fall to the Syrian Army
1 month ago
ISIS attacking SDF positions in al-Senaa neighbourhood in east Raqqa with bomb-laden cars today, so far SDF fighters destroyed 2 ISIS cars.
1 month ago
Arak town and gas field captured by government
Islamic State Claims To Have Recaptured 5 SAA Checkpoints NW Of Palmyra, Killed 13 Soldiers1 month ago
Islamic State Claims To Have Recaptured 5 SAA Checkpoints NW Of Palmyra, Killed 13 Soldiers
1 month ago
Problems continuing today with dozens reported around the police HQ and some gunfire. At least 1 officer reported injured
Syria Clashes between gunmen and government forces continues today in Sweida town, burned Police HQ entrance1 month ago
Syria Clashes between gunmen and government forces continues today in Sweida town, burned Police HQ entrance
1 month ago
FSA targets Baily Airbase and Khalkhala Airbase in Lajat, responding to government's military campaign on Daraa city
1 month ago
Source confirms Tamim Asey, who worked for National Security Council, has been appointed as a deputy minister for defense
1 month ago
Russia's Putin tells Saudi Arabia's King Salman the Qatar issue does not help the war on terror and Syria settlement.
West Aleppo: heavy clashes erupted again last night btwn Rebels and YPG on Darat Izza front.1 month ago
West Aleppo: heavy clashes erupted again last night btwn Rebels and YPG on Darat Izza front.
1 month ago
The Syrian Arab Army Tigers advance from their positions in the western Raqqa countryside to the south and reached Raqqa-Ihtriya road. Captured: Rujm Askar(رجم عسكر), Bir Inbaj(بئر إنباج), AlRusafa oilfield(حقل الرصافة), Dahr Umm Baj(ضهر أم باج), Jubb Aziz(جب عزيز), Jubb Galhanem(جب الغانم), Abu Susah(أبو صوصة) and Jubb Abyad(جب أبيض)
1 month ago
Tigers control Rajm Askar, Bir Inbaj, Rusafa oilfield, Jubb Abd Aziz, Jubb Ghanim, Jubb Abd, Jubb Abu Susa
1 month ago
Syrian Army reaches Kurdish lines outside of Tabaqa. Tabaqa area officially cleansed of Da'esh.
1 month ago
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
Rusafa has been captured in West Raqqa by SAA
1 month ago
The gangster who organized Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya's murder has died in prison
FSA Hamza Division infiltrated pro-Assad government positions in Tafriat Kabira village and killed 3. Walls show pro-Shia graffiti including Sword of Imam Ali symbol & 1 month ago
FSA Hamza Division infiltrated pro-Assad government positions in Tafriat Kabira village and killed 3. Walls show pro-Shia graffiti including Sword of Imam Ali symbol & "Ya Ali" slogans
The US led coalition carried out 37 strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria on the 12 June 20171 month ago
The US led coalition carried out 37 strikes against ISIS in Iraq and Syria on the 12 June 2017
IS claims to have shot down a reconnaissance drone aircraft of the Iraqi army and to have killed 7 soldiers in the West of Mosul. Iraq1 month ago
IS claims to have shot down a reconnaissance drone aircraft of the Iraqi army and to have killed 7 soldiers in the West of Mosul. Iraq
1 month ago
Air India plane en route Dubai from Calicut requested priority landing at Mumbai Airport due to burning smell in cockpit, no smoke observed
1 month ago
US-led coalition forces killed Yaser and Nedaa al-Kari while they tried to flee Raqqa city on Jun 12
Syrian MoD announced that allied forces had captured 100 km2 south and northeast of Palmyra1 month ago
Syrian MoD announced that allied forces had captured 100 km2 south and northeast of Palmyra
Latest Al Jazeera AR report from Raqqa operation1 month ago
Latest Al Jazeera AR report from Raqqa operation
1 month ago
Erdoğan Says He Will Hold Trilateral Teleconference Call With French President, Qatari Emir Over Qatar Row
1 month ago
Yemen: Over 124,000 people effected by Cholera in war-torn Yemen - at least 923 confirmed deaths.
1 month ago
Pres. Erdoğan says it appears "death penalty" decision taken for Qatar, it is unacceptable, Saudi King should resolve the crisis
Spokesperson of the Joint Task Force Marawi said 5 more civilians are killed in the city; around 300-500 civilians are still trapped inside1 month ago
Spokesperson of the Joint Task Force Marawi said 5 more civilians are killed in the city; around 300-500 civilians are still trapped inside
1 month ago
Turkey’s President Erdogan calls Saudi-led sanctions on Qatar by neighboring countries a “grave mistake.”
Erdoğan: Depriving Qatari people from food and water, travel, or worship is non-humanitarian, non-Islamic1 month ago
Erdoğan: Depriving Qatari people from food and water, travel, or worship is non-humanitarian, non-Islamic
1 month ago
Turkish President Erdoğan says Northern Iraq's referandum decision is a threat against Iraq's territorial integrity
1 month ago
Iraq joint operations officially announced entire Al-Zanjali district west Mosul completely captured.
1 month ago
OIR Spox: ISF closing in on final neighborhoods of Mosul to Defeat Daesh
1 month ago
Iraqi forces announce full liberation of al-Zinjili district as well as storming al-Shifa district in NW of Mosul
1 month ago
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) leader: Hashd will not end after Mosul is captured.
1 month ago
Iraq PM on 3rd year anniversary of creation of PMU (Hashd): ISIS was defeated the day Hashd was formed.
1 month ago
US ambassador to Qatar (who issued messages supporting Doha in first days of GCC crisis) is ending her term
1 month ago
Azerbaijan and Turkey have begun exercises in Nakhichevan
1 month ago
President Erdoğan will speak with US counterpart Trump, discuss Qatar crisis, FM Çavuşoğlu
1 month ago
June 12, Coalition forces conducted 37 strikes consisting of 65 engagements against ISIS in Syria and Iraq
ISIS al-Amaq releases a video of the destruction of a Syrian tank (possibly mobile artillery) using a guided missile, south of Palmyra1 month ago
ISIS al-Amaq releases a video of the destruction of a Syrian tank (possibly mobile artillery) using a guided missile, south of Palmyra
1 month ago
Iraq Counter-terrorism Service and Iraqi Army control Borsa area in Zinjili neighborhood, West Mosul
Russian Navy's Cargo vessel #Dvinitsa50 northbound on the Bosphorus towards the Black Sea. Sailors enjoying the sun.1 month ago
Russian Navy's Cargo vessel #Dvinitsa50 northbound on the Bosphorus towards the Black Sea. Sailors enjoying the sun.
Laith Omar al-Haram killed in SDF artillery fire on al-Meshlib neighborhood1 month ago
Laith Omar al-Haram killed in SDF artillery fire on al-Meshlib neighborhood
A gumnan opened fire on policemen near Unterföhring train station Munich, Germany; Atleast policeman injured1 month ago
A gumnan opened fire on policemen near Unterföhring train station Munich, Germany; Atleast policeman injured
1 month ago
Six detained after about 800 Iraqi displaced people poisoned in Khazir camps
Libya- first civilian flight out of Benghazi Benina International in ~3 years, Libyan Airlines A-320 taking pilgrims to Saudi Arabia1 month ago
Libya- first civilian flight out of Benghazi Benina International in ~3 years, Libyan Airlines A-320 taking pilgrims to Saudi Arabia
SDF fighters found a car bomb factory in the Sinaa neighborhood during the combing operation1 month ago
SDF fighters found a car bomb factory in the Sinaa neighborhood during the combing operation
#WrathOfEuphrates SDF freed civilians from industrial and Hittin districts, under OnGoing strong clashes,and took them to safe area1 month ago
#WrathOfEuphrates SDF freed civilians from industrial and Hittin districts, under OnGoing strong clashes,and took them to safe area
1 month ago
UK government had noted the call for an independence referendum by the KRG and understood the aspirations of the Kurdish people - Johnson
This is whats left of ISIS 1 month ago
This is whats left of ISIS "caliphate soldiers" in Al-Shafaa district west Mosul after Iraqi forces launched multiple attacks on them.
First images of Iraq Army 9th Division in Bab Sinjar district north of Mosul old city.1 month ago
First images of Iraq Army 9th Division in Bab Sinjar district north of Mosul old city.
Senators have an agreement on new sanctions against Russia; deal bans Trump from lifting/easing the sanctions without congressional approval1 month ago
Senators have an agreement on new sanctions against Russia; deal bans Trump from lifting/easing the sanctions without congressional approval
1 month ago
Mattis admits to @TulsiGabbard "we don't have the reach right now" to go after al-Qaeda in Syria. Priority remains ISIS in East Syria
Video Taken Friday night from the 'controlled area' of Marawi, as journalists were watching the intense firefight between Maute and the Marines1 month ago
Video Taken Friday night from the 'controlled area' of Marawi, as journalists were watching the intense firefight between Maute and the Marines
1 month ago
Mattis tells Congress: Afghanistan plan going to President Trump "very soon"
1 month ago
Mattis on Qatar: "It's not tidy, I will admit." Seeks common ground. Said something similar about relations with Turkey last month.
Afghan Fatemiyoun snipers training in Hama. Afghan sniper instructors also trained by Hezbollah, and the 1st cohort of their joint trainees finished course, now deployed1 month ago
Afghan Fatemiyoun snipers training in Hama. Afghan sniper instructors also trained by Hezbollah, and the 1st cohort of their joint trainees finished course, now deployed
1 month ago
Ahrar al-Sham report they repelled an attempt by the Syrian Democratic Forces to advance on the Darat Izzah front-line, western Aleppo, Syria.
Aleppo based Palestinian militia Liwa al-Quds opening a Homs HQ today1 month ago
Aleppo based Palestinian militia Liwa al-Quds opening a Homs HQ today
1 month ago
Gaza electricity company says the Egyptian electricity company will cut its supply to Gaza at any moment
Convoy from Homeland Shield Forces heading to Hama countryside1 month ago
Convoy from Homeland Shield Forces heading to Hama countryside
1 month ago
IS Spokesman Calls Lone Wolves in America, Australia, Europe, and Russia
FSA Jaysh Usud Sharqiya destroyed 2 bulldozers operated by 'IRGC militias' in Tall Dakwa, Badia with ATGM mounted on pick-up1 month ago
FSA Jaysh Usud Sharqiya destroyed 2 bulldozers operated by 'IRGC militias' in Tall Dakwa, Badia with ATGM mounted on pick-up
Alwiya al-Furqan, a major rebel force in Quneitra, sent reinforcements to Daraa, in support for battle waged by al-Bunyan al-Marsous1 month ago
Alwiya al-Furqan, a major rebel force in Quneitra, sent reinforcements to Daraa, in support for battle waged by al-Bunyan al-Marsous
Sweida residents besieged and set fire to a police HQ following the detention of human rights activist Gibran Murad. Murad was detained in 2011 during the initial protest period but later released. A Maysaf loyalist page condemned the 1 month ago
Sweida residents besieged and set fire to a police HQ following the detention of human rights activist Gibran Murad. Murad was detained in 2011 during the initial protest period but later released. A Maysaf loyalist page condemned the "terrorist act" and says those wishing to act like that should head to Raqqa.
1 month ago
The Egyptian government: Tiran and Sanafir were following the Kingdom of Hejaz and its rule "Al Hashim" of the Quraish tribe
1 month ago
The Egyptian government: Tiran and Sanafir were following the Kingdom of Hejaz and its rule "Al Hashim" of the Quraish tribe
1 month ago
A Qatari government institution separates Egypt because "Post" supports the boycott decision on Facebook
A batallion of Jaysh al-Thuwar on route to Raqqa to support SDF in the battle against ISIS.1 month ago
A batallion of Jaysh al-Thuwar on route to Raqqa to support SDF in the battle against ISIS.
Su-34 RuAF destroying ISIS vehicles near Palmyra Homs1 month ago
Su-34 RuAF destroying ISIS vehicles near Palmyra Homs
FSA-SDF Northern Democratic Brigade before storming Hittin district of Raqqa1 month ago
FSA-SDF Northern Democratic Brigade before storming Hittin district of Raqqa
1 month ago
A soldier was injured after a terrorist attack on an ambush south of Arish
1 month ago
The opening of the Rafah crossing is exceptional for the return of the Hamas delegation to Gaza
1 month ago
Military Spokesman: A statement on the work of the Egyptian armed forces and the Egyptian police about their actions in central and north Sinai today
1 month ago
There is no water in Ayn al-Arab/Kobane since 6 days for unknown reasons
Manbij Miltary Council fighters advance towards the Euphrates from the south, taking several hills from ISIS.1 month ago
Manbij Miltary Council fighters advance towards the Euphrates from the south, taking several hills from ISIS.
1 month ago
SNHR: 4 civilians including 3 children killed in SDF artillery shelling on Saif al Dawla neighborhood in Raqqa
1 month ago
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
At least 3 FSA factions are ready to leave Northern Aleppo countryside and join Syrian rebels in Badiyah to clash with pro-government forces and ISIS
Gaza youth activist Mohammed al-Taluli has reportedly been arrested again by Hamas after he criticised the militant group on Youtube1 month ago
Gaza youth activist Mohammed al-Taluli has reportedly been arrested again by Hamas after he criticised the militant group on Youtube