WH's McMaster also warns of "revisionist powers who are threatening the sovereignty" in Middle East, Eastern and Southern Europe and East Asia

Map. History of Middle East conflict

20 September 2018
Clashes ongoing in Eastern Hama with heavy airstrikes1 year ago
Clashes ongoing in Eastern Hama with heavy airstrikes
Brett McGurk: White House statement on the proposed Kurdistan Regional Government's referendum.1 year ago
Brett McGurk: White House statement on the proposed Kurdistan Regional Government's referendum.
1 year ago
Buthaina Shaaban, political and media adviser to the President of Syria, announced that the government would fight the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and regain the areas they control
Russian drone flying over Hama earlier today1 year ago
Russian drone flying over Hama earlier today
Russian drone flying over Hama earlier today
White House statement opposing the KRG's referendum on independence1 year ago
White House statement opposing the KRG's referendum on independence
1 year ago
U.S.-backed SDF fighters say will not let Syrian government forces cross Euphrates
Irish Defence Forces: Earlier today hief of Staff briefs members of the 55InfGp during their 6 month deployment to the Golan Heights1 year ago
Irish Defence Forces: Earlier today hief of Staff briefs members of the 55InfGp during their 6 month deployment to the Golan Heights
West Daraa: Ahrar al-Sham repelled a IS JKIW attempt to infiltrate near the town of Hayt.1 year ago
West Daraa: Ahrar al-Sham repelled a IS JKIW attempt to infiltrate near the town of Hayt.
1 year ago
Trump at Joint Base Andrews: "Radical Islamic terrorism. It will be eradicated, believe me."
1 year ago
On Middle East peace, Trump tells Jewish leaders he's "very hopeful that we will see significant progress before the end of the year."
1 year ago
ISIS have released more detailed claim re Parsons Green attack. According to it multiple "soldiers" involved, and other devices planted.
ISIS issued a formal communique for the LondonExplosion, reporting 30 wounded1 year ago
ISIS issued a formal communique for the LondonExplosion, reporting 30 wounded
1 year ago
On conf call with Jewish leaders in advance of High Holy Days, Pres hopes for "significant progress" on Mideast peace before year's end.
1 year ago
Assyria TV: PYD imposes Kurdish curriculum on Assyrian schools in Qamishli, Syria
1 year ago
Pres Trump tells Jewish leaders "We forcefully condemn those who seek to incite anti-Semitism, or to spread any form of slander and hate."
1 year ago
The terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical following the Parsons Green Tube bomb, PM Theresa May said
Northern Hama: Clashes between Rebels and SAA. FSA 'Glory corps' (Faylaq al-Majd) used tanks to repel SAA attacks.1 year ago
Northern Hama: Clashes between Rebels and SAA. FSA 'Glory corps' (Faylaq al-Majd) used tanks to repel SAA attacks.
1 year ago
Lebanon Army arrest 19 planning ISIS attack in Lebanon after US, UK, France, then Germany, Canada embassies all warn of significant threat
Al-Lataminah hit by pro-government artillery earlier today1 year ago
Al-Lataminah hit by pro-government artillery earlier today
Al-Lataminah hit by pro-government artillery earlier today
1 year ago
Sporadic clashes between rebels and pro-Assad forces at al Malah front in Northern Aleppo
Islamic State claims detachment behind London bombing1 year ago
Islamic State claims detachment behind London bombing
1 year ago
"We're not going to be satisfied until we see a solid and stable Syria and that is not with Assad in place" per @nikkihaley
1 year ago
"Iran is not going to have any sort of leadership in that situation to where they could do more harm" per @nikkihaley re Iraq Syria
In Syria Iraq we are also looking at post ISIS and I can tell you Iran is not going to be in charge per US Amb to UN @nikkihaley1 year ago
In Syria Iraq "we are also looking at post ISIS and I can tell you Iran is not going to be in charge" per US Amb to UN @nikkihaley
1 year ago
"Iran's destabilizing behavior-including its violation of the sovereignty of nations across the Middle East. .major focus" for @POTUS-McMaster
1 year ago
WH's McMaster also warns of "revisionist powers who are threatening the sovereignty" in Middle East, Eastern and Southern Europe and East Asia
Accountability has broken down in places such as Venezuela and Syria per McMaster1 year ago
"Accountability has broken down in places such as Venezuela and Syria" per McMaster
Erdoğan: Turkey and Russia are planning to cooperate on bringing peace to Syria's Idlib.1 year ago
Erdoğan: Turkey and Russia are planning to cooperate on bringing peace to Syria's Idlib.
Erdoğan: Those who don't sell arms to Turkey, even though we pay, gave 3,000 truckloads of arms to the PYD for free.1 year ago
Erdoğan: Those who don't sell arms to Turkey, even though we pay, gave 3,000 truckloads of arms to the PYD for free.
1 year ago
Conference where FSA Rahman Corps formed a Revolutionary Command council with local civil institutions in Ghouta
Conference where FSA Rahman Corps formed a Revolutionary Command council with local civil institutions in Ghouta
1 year ago
President Erdogan just stated that due to North Iraq Kurdish referendum TR National Security Council meeting to be held on September 22
The political body of Khan Sheikhoun meets to discuss UN report about the chemical weapons1 year ago
The political body of Khan Sheikhoun meets to discuss UN report about the chemical weapons
The political body of Khan Sheikhoun meets to discuss UN report about the chemical weapons
8 YPG members killed in Raqqa and Deir Ez Zor provinces1 year ago
8 YPG members killed in Raqqa and Deir Ez Zor provinces
1 year ago
3 allegedly ISIS members arrested, coming from YPG/SDF held areas
1 year ago
Complying with MHA order Indian National Investigation Agency re-registered FIR against ISIS operative Shahjahan Velluva Kandy; he was arrested on his deportation from Turkey
Russian Navy Black Sea fleet Ropucha 156 Azov southbound1 year ago
Russian Navy Black Sea fleet Ropucha 156 Azov southbound
Astana draft delineates de-escalation zones for duration of six months, with control forces from Russia, Iran and Turkey to enforce1 year ago
Astana draft delineates de-escalation zones for duration of six months, with "control forces" from Russia, Iran and Turkey to enforce
1 year ago
Abandoned attempt to infiltrate 16 people to Libya
1 year ago
Qatari Foreign Minister warns citizens not to travel to Egypt after security measures were taken against Qataris upon entry.
1 year ago
Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson: The Egyptian Embassy in Paris and its Mission at UNESCO Hold a Great Celebration on the Occasion of the 200th Anniversary of the Discovery of Abu Simbel Temple
Egyptian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson: The Egyptian Embassy in Paris and its Mission at UNESCO Hold a Great Celebration on the Occasion of the 200th Anniversary of the Discovery of Abu Simbel Temple
Secretary Tillerson at CoD9: In the Middle East, Iran overseas a threat network of proxies who export terror and violence.1 year ago
Secretary Tillerson at CoD9: In the Middle East, Iran overseas a threat network of proxies who export terror and violence.
1 year ago
French Foreign Affairs Ministry: Elevated risk of attack on public spaces in Lebanon in next 48 hours
1 year ago
Russian MFA spox Maria Zakharova said that SAA have crossed the Euphrates river
We have to be tougher, we have to be smarter, said Pres Trump of dealing with militants Perhaps we're not nearly tough enough.1 year ago
"We have to be tougher, we have to be smarter," said Pres Trump of dealing with militants "Perhaps we're not nearly tough enough."
1 year ago
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel to US Jews: ‘This is our moment’ to defend the values that aided us
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, ARSA says NO to AQ and ISIS. ARSA calls on regional powers 2 prevent militants from entering Arakan1 year ago
Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army, ARSA says NO to AQ and ISIS. ARSA calls on regional powers 2 prevent militants from entering Arakan
1 year ago
French journalist Loup Bureau to be released by Turkish authorities (lawyer)
1 year ago
Russian Delegation: Every country that gave their promise to the Astana de-Escalation zone deal will send 1500 Observing soldiers to Idlib.
Suspect with a knife-was arrested near railway station in British city of Birmingham, unknown if terror related.1 year ago
Suspect with a knife-was arrested near railway station in British city of Birmingham, unknown if terror related.
1 year ago
President Barzani: Kurdistan Referandum will not be delayed or canceled.
Egypt: ISIS/Sinai Province eulogized Palestinian fighter Mohammed Abu Dalal/Abu Khalid al-Maqdisi or al-Qanas (the sniper)1 year ago
Egypt: ISIS/Sinai Province eulogized Palestinian fighter Mohammed Abu Dalal/"Abu Khalid al-Maqdisi" or "al-Qanas" (the sniper)
1 year ago
Person carrying a knife near the train station in Birmingham was arrested
1 year ago
Security forces reserve 20 suspects on Friday, during security campaigns in the city of Arish and areas of Bir al-Abd. Sinai
1 year ago
Chalon-sur-Saône, France - 2 women attacked with a hammer by a man. Attacker on the run
Fatah delegation arrives in Cairo to discuss reconciliation with Hamas1 year ago
Fatah delegation arrives in Cairo to discuss reconciliation with Hamas
1 year ago
8 Russian citizens(from Chechya and Dagestan) were detained in Chornobaivka of Kherson region. Ammunition and explosives seized
Egypt Reportedly Proposes New Plan for Hamas-Israel Prisoner Swap
According to the initiative, Israel would transfer 39 bodies of Palestinian in exchange for information on Israeli captives and fallen soldiers1 year ago
Egypt Reportedly Proposes New Plan for Hamas-Israel Prisoner Swap According to the initiative, Israel would transfer 39 bodies of Palestinian in exchange for information on Israeli captives and fallen soldiers
1 year ago
After the Regini crisis - Egypt appoints a new ambassador in Italy
1 year ago
Transcript of @brett mcgurk presser suggests 2,000 Peshmerga killed and 10,000 Iraqi forces in fight against ISIS.
Süleyman Soylu is on visit in Hatay1 year ago
Süleyman Soylu is on visit in Hatay
This fell over alBab city after 2 warplanes were flying over the region1 year ago
This fell over alBab city after 2 warplanes were flying over the region
DeirEzZor: A pic from the battlefield Tiger forces commanders with  division 17 commanders  supervising the ongoing battle in AL Boughayliyyeh1 year ago
DeirEzZor: A pic from the battlefield Tiger forces commanders with division 17 commanders supervising the ongoing battle in AL Boughayliyyeh
IS announced: 15 SAA soldiers killed and 2 tanks disabled during a SVBIED attack South-East Jub Al-Jarah in the E. Homs CS.1 year ago
IS announced: 15 SAA soldiers killed and 2 tanks disabled during a SVBIED attack South-East Jub Al-Jarah in the E. Homs CS.
Rallies against government in several villages of rural Idlib1 year ago
Rallies against government in several villages of rural Idlib
It was agreed at Astana to include a 4th deescalation zone which includes Idlib and parts of Aleppo, Hama and Latakia1 year ago
It was agreed at Astana to include a 4th deescalation zone which includes Idlib and parts of Aleppo, Hama and Latakia
1 year ago
Eastern Homs: Clashes ongoing in the vicinity of Abu Jurays
1 year ago
A major manhunt is underway to find the person behind the ParsonsGreen terror attack, a total of 22 people were injured.
1 year ago
Artillery strikes from the Syrian government forces hit al-Tamane'a town southern Idlib Syria
1 year ago
One person killed and another 3 wounded due gas explosion in the industrial area of Albab city
The official logo for the Kurdistab region YES campaign. Approved by the referendum committee1 year ago
The official logo for the Kurdistab region YES campaign. Approved by the referendum committee
1 year ago
Violent clashes between SDF and ISIS near Al-Dallah roundabout in of Raqqa city.
1 year ago
@Gorranparty will not participate in today's Parliament session.
1 year ago
SAA and NDF captured Duhur Al-Khanazir, Shundakhiyah Ianubiyah, Abu Tarrahah in east Homs
Military deployment in Turkey's Hatay district.1 year ago
Military deployment in Turkey's Hatay district.
SNHR: Pro-Syrian government forces killed the girl Neirmin al Jaber and her brother after airstrikes in al Mayadeen city in Deir Ez Zour, Sep 141 year ago
SNHR: Pro-Syrian government forces killed the girl Neirmin al Jaber and her brother after airstrikes in al Mayadeen city in Deir Ez Zour, Sep 14
1 year ago
[email protected]: We have made more progress in the last nine months against ISIS than the Obama Administration has made in 8 years.Must be proactive and nasty!
1 year ago
Emir of Qatar in a press conference with Germany's Merkel: "We want a solution that satisfies all sides"
Heavy artillery shelling on several areas in Rafah city yesterday near the border with the Gaza Strip. Sinai1 year ago
Heavy artillery shelling on several areas in Rafah city yesterday near the border with the Gaza Strip. Sinai
Cairo airport arrived on Friday morning the first commander of the armed forces, General Sedki Sobhi, the minister of defense and military production from South Korea1 year ago
Cairo airport arrived on Friday morning the first commander of the armed forces, General Sedki Sobhi, the minister of defense and military production from South Korea
Russia, Turkey, Iran to deploy de-escalation control forces in Idlib zone - Iran won't have a major role on it1 year ago
Russia, Turkey, Iran to deploy de-escalation control forces in Idlib zone - Iran won't have a major role on it
1 year ago
Haarets: Moscow and Washington rejected an Israeli request to evacuate a 60-kilometer border strip from any presence of Iranian-backed forces
1 year ago
Russia, Turkey, Iran to deploy de-escalation control forces in Idlib zone - joint statement
London Ambulance confirms 18 people taken to hospital. ParsonsGreen  Statement1 year ago
London Ambulance confirms 18 people taken to hospital. ParsonsGreen Statement
SDF captured armaments and ammo depots consisting of missiles, ammunition and more from ISIS in Raqqa city.1 year ago
SDF captured armaments and ammo depots consisting of missiles, ammunition and more from ISIS in Raqqa city.
1 year ago
Qatar's emir says Doha ready to sit at a negotiating table to solve the crisis
Kurdish Self Management forces arrested Eiz al Din Saleh, Arta FM media reporter, in Ras al Ein in Hasaka, Sep 141 year ago
Kurdish Self Management forces arrested Eiz al Din Saleh, Arta FM media reporter, in Ras al Ein in Hasaka, Sep 14
259 youth joins Manbij Military Council (MMC)1 year ago
259 youth joins Manbij Military Council (MMC)
London Mayor Sadiq Khan responds to terror incident at Parsons Green - We will never be intimidated or defeated by terrorism1 year ago
London Mayor Sadiq Khan responds to terror incident at Parsons Green - "We will never be intimidated or defeated by terrorism"
1 year ago
After opening four days .. Egypt re-closure of the Rafah border crossing
1 year ago
Parsons Green explosion in London is being treated as terrorism
Egypt: Another full page dedicated to the Sinai Province in ISIS al-Naba, coming out of hibernation with  surge in attacks and strategic comms1 year ago
Egypt: Another full page dedicated to the Sinai Province in ISIS al-Naba, coming out of hibernation with surge in attacks and strategic comms
1 year ago
Nuclear reactor producer Westinghouse announced they will soon sign agreement to construct new nuclear power plant in Turkey.
1 year ago
Lebanese Army honors 'Fajr al-Joroud' units
1 year ago
Russia's Lavrov and U.S. Tillerson discuss Syria: Russia
1 year ago
An explosion targets foreign forces' convoy in Kandahar province
1 year ago
Swedish prosecutors charge Syrian asylum-seeker and former pro-Assad government fighter with war crimes
1 year ago
Syrian opposition military delegation meets with the Turkish ambassador in Astana
1 year ago
LNA 12, 116 and 181 are now part of the newly formed Rada “deterrence” force for the south Libya led by M. Bin Nail.
1 year ago
Sounds can be heard in Tartus, - like more Kalibers are launched.
1 year ago
Kurdish activists said “Democratic Union Party PYD”-linked forces arrested at least 25 political opponents and activists on Thursday
SDF/YPG-linked security force have arrested near two-dozen members of the Kurdish opposition ahead of a planned event in support of Iraqi Kurdish independence1 year ago
SDF/YPG-linked security force have arrested near two-dozen members of the Kurdish opposition ahead of a planned event in support of Iraqi Kurdish independence
1 year ago
Russian missiles launched near Tartus to Central Syria
Two more F35 stealth fighter jets have landed in Israel after  technical issues delayed their delivery by 2 weeks.1 year ago
Two more F35 stealth fighter jets have landed in Israel after technical issues delayed their delivery by 2 weeks.
1 year ago
Intense clashes between the SAA and rebels near Selim village at Homs - Salamiyah main road
Syria DeirEzzor a Ammo Depot exploded at T4 airbase tonight.1 year ago
Syria DeirEzzor a Ammo Depot exploded at T4 airbase tonight.
SAA and allies are attacking positions of rebels around Aleppo with heavy missiles1 year ago
SAA and allies are attacking positions of rebels around Aleppo with heavy missiles
1 year ago
Saudi Arabia plans to launch nuclear power tender next month -sources
Fixing flag on road sign saying 15km to Deir Ezzor Industrial City and Hasakeh highway (areas taken over past 48 hrs by US-backed SDF).1 year ago
Fixing flag on road sign saying 15km to Deir Ezzor Industrial City and Hasakeh highway (areas taken over past 48 hrs by US-backed SDF).
1 year ago
In Uzbekistan will be allowed the free sale of foreign currency
Chief of the Gen. Staff - Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayyoub visited DeirEzzor and met with defenders and newly-arrived soldiers.1 year ago
Chief of the Gen. Staff - Gen. Ali Abdullah Ayyoub visited DeirEzzor and met with defenders and newly-arrived soldiers.
First deployment in Syria - Russian R-439-MD2 SatCom station heading to Deir ez Zor1 year ago
First deployment in Syria - Russian R-439-MD2 SatCom station heading to Deir ez Zor
.@POTUS: Not going to stand for what Iran is doing.1 year ago
[email protected]: Not going to stand for what Iran is doing.
A new community hospital opened today for the inhabitants of the town of Al-Rai in northern Syria.1 year ago
A new community hospital opened today for the inhabitants of the town of Al-Rai in northern Syria.
Armed faction Jaish Osoud al-Islam leaves HTS due to its arrogance and disregard of Muslim blood1 year ago
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Armed faction "Jaish Osoud al-Islam" leaves HTS due to its "arrogance" and "disregard of Muslim blood"
1 year ago
Pres said he's putting off decision about Iran Nuke Deal till next month. "We are not going to stand for what they are doing," he says.
1 year ago
Trump: Iran violates the spirit of the nuclear agreement and we will not accept it
1 year ago
#Israel Prime Minister Continues Tour in Latin America Calling for Union between Nations
1 year ago
Two loud explosions heard in Gaza city while Israeli fighter jets and drones hover over Gaza
.@statedeptspox: We condemn in the strongest terms the barbaric terrorist attacks that took place in Nassiriya, Iraq.1 year ago
[email protected]: We condemn in the strongest terms the barbaric terrorist attacks that took place in Nassiriya, Iraq.
Amaq media claim: 100 children killed during U.S.-led Coalition raid on IDP camp in eastern Deir ez-Zor1 year ago
Amaq media claim: 100 children killed during U.S.-led Coalition raid on IDP camp in eastern Deir ez-Zor
Deir ez Zor front: Ongoing clashes by SDF forces against ISIS with the support of @coalition to advance in the countryside1 year ago
Deir ez Zor front: Ongoing clashes by SDF forces against ISIS with the support of @coalition to advance in the countryside
Briefing, September 14 - Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria and Iraq1 year ago
Briefing, September 14 - Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria and Iraq
Secretary Tillerson on Libya: We are all committed to helping the Libyans find the Libyan solution that will lead to their future.1 year ago
Secretary Tillerson on Libya: We are all committed to helping the Libyans find the Libyan solution that will lead to their future.
1 year ago
Trump to meet Qatar Emir + Jordan King in New York next week
1 year ago
74 people were killed, including 7 Iranians, in south Iraq attack
@obretix: second Rusian cruise missile strike  geolocated in Zabari1 year ago
@obretix: second Rusian cruise missile strike geolocated in Zabari
@obretix: second Rusian cruise missile strike  geolocated in Zabari
@obretix: Russian Navy Kalibr cruise missile strike  geolocated in Sillu, ~25km SE of Deir Ezzor1 year ago
@obretix: Russian Navy Kalibr cruise missile strike geolocated in Sillu, ~25km SE of Deir Ezzor
@obretix: Russian Navy Kalibr cruise missile strike  geolocated in Sillu, ~25km SE of Deir Ezzor
Former AlQaeda Leader Osama Bin Laden's Son Hamza Urges Muslims To Participate Jihad In Syria In New Audio Message1 year ago
Former AlQaeda Leader Osama Bin Laden's Son Hamza Urges Muslims To Participate Jihad In Syria In New Audio Message
Video showing the destruction of a military armored vehicle in southwest of DeirEzzor1 year ago
Video showing the destruction of a military armored vehicle in southwest of #DeirEzzor
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