Tillerson spoke to Saudi foreign minister on current KSA situation: State Dept

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 September 2018
Turkish Army drone flew directly over Afrin city to spy on YPG movements
Turkish PM spoke en route to New York: I told Pence U.S should end its partnership with PYD/YPG, Pence told me that they understand Turkey's concerns and sensitivity regarding the issue, partnership with YPG/PYD will continue for a little while
A video today 9/11/2017 shows al-Hizaam area near of Al-Bokamal without government forces
European Parliament proposes new ways to intensify EU relations with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova ahead of the Eastern Partnership Summit on 24 November.
Pro-Assad forces begin to storm the area of ​​Hawija Kate in the city of Deir al-Zour
US State Department: Humanitarian situation in Yemen may develop into famine
Young Kurds take to the streets of the Kurdish city of Kirkuk in protest of Hashd al-Shaabi raids in Kurdish neighborhoods. "We will never give up," one of them says
Tillerson spoke to Saudi foreign minister on current KSA situation: State Dept
10 month ago
In a climate of frayed relations, VP Pence met today with Prime Minister Yildrim to "help to usher in a new chapter in U.S.-Turkey relations." But WH also says the @VP "expressed deep concern" over Turkish arrests of Americans, local diplomatic staffers, journalists, et al.
Turkish PM on talks with U.S VP Pence: We had an honest and frank meeting, told him Turkey and U.S should not allow legal cases to poison bilateral relations. Pence told me he will visit Turkey at his earliest convenience
France President @EmmanuelMacron reaches SaudiArabia and is welcomed by Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman at the airport
Draft law approved yesterday by people's assembly in Syria makes changes to military service law; no longer are exempt for mandatory conscription are over 42 year olds without paying $8,000, allowing for the confiscation of their property if not paid: Meaning that some refugees' homes unless they pay $8,000 for failing to submit to forced conscription can be seized.
White House: VP Pence expressed deep concern over the arrests of U.S citizens, Mission Turkey local staff, journalists, members of çivil society under the state of emergency and urged transparency and due process in the resolution of their cases
White House: VP Pence underscored U.S commitment to stand with Turkey against PKK and other terrorist threats during talks with Turkish PM Yıldırım
White House on talks between Turkish PM and U.S VP Pence: Leaders expressed hope meeting would help to usher in a new chapter in relations, agreed on the need for constructive dilaogue as friends and allies on bilateral challenges
Northern Hama: FSA Jaysh al-Izza is shelling the following locations with Grads. Mahardah. Mahardah Thermal station (north of Mahardah). Tarabeeh Camp (south of Mahardah). Salhab and Halfaya Nat. Hospital checkpoint all they claim "in response to the shelling of civilians in the northern Hama countryside".
10 month ago
Anadolu Agency reports two Hayat Tahrir al-Sham HTS-affiliated suspects were arrested yesterday in IStanbul Turkey with weapons and munitions.
ISIS propaganda Amaq claims that ammunition truck was destroyed with ATGM south of Al Bukamal near Syrian-Iraqi border and VBIED hit pro-Assad forces near Al-Hari village
UAE Central Bank issues directive to all banks to provide details of any acounts held by several Saudi princes - including Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal - purged recently by the Saudi Crown Prince
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain have all asked their citizens to leave Lebanon in the aftermath of ex-PM Saad Hariri's resignation as PM of Lebanon
Macron unexpectedly heads to Riyadh to discuss crises with Crown Prince=
Kuwait calls on its citizens in Lebanon to leave immediately
10 month ago
Southern Aleppo: Rebels recaptured Rashadiyah and Rujm al-Aswan after SAA + allies captured it this morning. Seizing a pickup with 23MM Gunner.
10 month ago
Turkey Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu holds phone call with Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil
The heads of Russia and Kazakhstan discussed cooperation between the two countries
Lebanese president @General_Aoun dispatches @DGSG_Security chief Abbas Ibrahim to Amman to meet with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.
10 month ago
Macron: Iran's activities in the region is deeply concerning
10 month ago
Macron says will be in Saudi Arabia today after leaving Dubai, will discuss Yemen and Lebanon with Saudi Crown Prince
Macron: It is clear that the rocket fired by the Houthi militias on Riyadh is an Iranian missile
French President Manuel Macron heading to Saudi Arabia tonight
France's Macron says sanctions could be possibility over Iran's ballistic missile program
10 month ago
Hezbollah media claims Syrian army and its allies control the village of Rashidiya south of the town of Khanasser after clashes with Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham.
Israel Air Force jet takes to the skies yesterday as part of BlueFlag201710 month ago
Israel Air Force jet takes to the skies yesterday as part of #BlueFlag2017
Syria: the civil council of the town of Binnish (Idlib) tried to raise a FreeSyria flag in the town today after barring HTS militants from interfering in civil affairs. The HTS militants later broke into the town to take the flag down again
Saudi Aramco signs agreements worth 4.5 billion dollars with international companies, most of them in gas
10 month ago
Egypt’s el-Sisi says fighters of ISIS in Iraq and Syria headed to Libya and Sinai
.@statedeptspox: We don't agree with Russia on a ton of things, but it is an area of agreement and that is fighting ISIS.10 month ago
[email protected]: "We don't agree with Russia on a ton of things, but it is an area of agreement and that is fighting ISIS."
Hariri political movement says PM’s return to Lebanon needed to restore stability and maintain “internal and external balance”
Saudi Arabia asks its citizens not to travel to Lebanon from any international destination
10 month ago
Iraqi Forces have launched a Counter Insurgency operation between Rashad and Riyadh towns near Hawija to search for ISIS hiding in the countryside.
Saudi Arabia orders its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately
Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil: We demand the return of our Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri to the homeland
Saudi Arabia: Attorney General: 7 of the 208 accused of corruption have been release
Saudi attorney general says 201 people detained in sweep over a suspected $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption
10 month ago
Hezbollah calls on Saudis to stay out of Lebanese affairs
10 month ago
“There are many other implications of this that take us down the wrong path” says @TulsiPress of pulling out of Iran nuclear deal, says weakening US hand with DPRK
“I would support withdrawing from it" says @RepStefanik of Iran nuclear deal "…need to strengthen it on ballistic missiles”
PMU Brigade 13 have been engaging in Humanitarian assistance for the residents of villages in W Anbar since Qa'im was freed.
10 month ago
Sisi: One of the terrorist elements in the Al Wahat attack is "still alive." "You will see him and hear his confession
Footage claims to show Syrian Government forces torturing Syrian citizen Awad al-Fayad whose from al-Mansour town in Raqqa, Syria.10 month ago
Footage claims to show Syrian Government forces torturing Syrian citizen "Awad al-Fayad" whose from al-Mansour town in Raqqa, Syria.
10 month ago
“It’s incredibly important to stay engaged in the region” says @RepStefanik of US in Middle East "We've unfortunately positioned ourselves so we don'thave a role at the table"
10 month ago
On Syria, “We haven’t had an effective policy… our lack of engagement is one of the reason why we are where we are today” per @RepStefanik
1 civilian killed, others wounded as result of artillery shelling on Nashabiya town in Eastern Damascus
Pic from Ghassan Abboud Roundabout in DeirEzzor city
Syria SDF cleared 75km of Hasaka-Deir EzZor road along Khabur river from ISIS. Clashes continues at Al-Busayrah pocket (river mouth-Euphrates)
Destruction in Gharubiyah Al Shweit in Eastern Deir-ez-Zur countryside after airstrikes yesterday
Al Bukamal assault: IRGC, Hezbollah and SAA after continued shelling attacked Al Bukamal from two axes from desert in areas of Hamdan, Sukariya and Hari. Simoultanesly PMU attacked from Iraqi border
Macron: President Barzani played a crucial role in defeating ISIS.
SDF has captured Ali Shahi from ISIS
10 month ago
Will there be a bilat between Russia's Putin and @POTUS in Vietnam? Depends -could be a pull-aside, says fmr Amb Wendy Sherman - says she's hearing admin trying to press Putin for some understandings on Syria"
10 month ago
On MBS - “Some of this is good” - crown prince wants to say this is different, going to be a more moderate Saudi Arabia, per Amb Sherman-Question is “whether he has gone too far, too fast, too furiously"
10 month ago
Situation in Yemen - “We’re taking about staggering humanitarian consequences” per former Amb Wendy Sherman “I don’t think this will be good for Saudi Arabia”
Video of Hezbollah and allies operation at Al Bukamal
Video of Hezbollah and allies operation at Al Bukamal
Report: Abu Kamal city is still under ISIS control, clashes nearby
It’s a decisive time for the Global @Coalition as the military campaign in Iraq and Syria nears its conclusion. We must stay vigilant and engaged. And we must work together to counter new challenges - NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg
NATO chief Jens Stoltenbergs opens meeting on fighting Daesh globally and says although Daesh is losing territory they could step up attacks around the world
Albukamal: Life is completely absent. Syrian army and its supporting militias did not enter city until this moment. There was an attempt on the part of the village of Harri but failed and Syrian army and the supporting militias return out towards the border
Lebanon PM Hariri meets French ambassador to Saudi Arabia in capital Riyadh, also met EU, UK, US diplomats in recent days -Hariri's office
US Secretary Defence Mattis at NATO: 2014 was watershed year in Europe; it confirmed Russia as strategic competitor to NATO and also saw the violent rise of terrorism in form of ISIS
10 month ago
The United Nations warns that 400,000 people in the eastern Ghouta in the countryside of Damascus face a disaster due to the continued siege on the region
PM Netanyahu met with Moldavian PM Pavel Filip. PM Netanyahu congratulated 25 years of relations between the countries.
NATO chief says he doesn't want to elaborate on UAE and Qatar's participation in @ResoluteSupport and said the two countries need to give details on this themselves
10 month ago
Turkish Defense Minister: our aim to achieve peace and stability in Idlib and resort to all means available before the military option
Kurdish political prisoners Diyako Resulzade and Sabîr Şêx Ebdullah have been sentenced to death by Iran
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Qatar and UAE are seeking to contribute to @ResoluteSupport - says their "presence is a strong symbol of global support for Afghanistan"
Stoltenberg said NATO recommitted today to working towards finding a political solution to peace in Afghanistan. He says UAE and Qatar government seeking to contribute to @ResoluteSupport
Iraqi Army in Syria, defeating ISIS
The Egyptian army kill the terrorist who assassinated the martyr Lieutenant Colonel AH Shaaban on Tuesday in southern Zwaid
Iraq Counter-terrorism service's 3rd ISOF Brigade commander: liberation of West Anbar is just a matter of time.
Iranian Ambassador in Iraq says Iraq is working on visa-free entrance for Iranian citizens after ISIS completely defeated
Photos .. Ministry of the Interior captured 464 pieces of the possession of smugglers in Fayoum10 month ago
Photos .. Ministry of the Interior captured 464 pieces of the possession of smugglers in Fayoum
A joint training course brings together American and Egyptian experts in Cairo to combat incidents involving explosives. The course is aimed at training Egyptian trainers and new bomb technicians in the disposal of explosive ordnance. Egypt - America
SAA shelled heavy artillery targeting al-Hazza town in Eastern Damascus countryside
SAA shelled IRAMs rockets targeting Ein Terma and Jobar neighborhood in Eastern Damascus
Syrian Army captures Hamdan Airbase north of Albukamal
Syrian Ministry of Defense confirms control over Albu Kamal
Lebanon Prisdent Michel Aoun meet with Hamas delegation in Beirut today
Lt. Colonel Ahmed Shaaban "battalion commander" was killed yesterday by a gunshot wound to the head from sniper for terrorist elements during the raids targeting several areas south of the city of Sheikh Zwaid since last Tuesday
Syria war monitor says Islamic State militants evacuate their last stronghold, government seizes it.
10 month ago
6 more killed in two separate car collision accidents on Bishkek-Osh motor way this morning. Total 26 dead in 5 days
10 month ago
Moscow slams claims of 'Syrian origin' of sarin allegedly used in Idlib chemical attack
Macron warns looming military defeat of ISIS 'not the end'
10 month ago
According to @alhayatdaily, The Turkmen delegation to Turkey asked Erdogan to assist them in terms of forming a special force to the Turkmen in Kirkuk and Nineveh.
Lebanese authorities believe ex-PM Hariri is being held in Saudi Arabia: top Lebanese government official to Reuters
SpaceX to launch Turkish satellites, minister says
Syrian Army and Allies clash with ISIS in the last Part in Al-Bukamal
Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal of Saudi Arabia has just sold his $1.5 billion stake in 21st Century Fox
UAE asks banks for information on 19 Saudis' accounts, some being held in MBS' purge, among them Prince @Alwaleed_Talal, chairman of international investment firm Kingdom Holding
10 month ago
101 ISIS suspects detained in Turkey. Arrest warrants had earlier been issued for a total of 245 ISIS suspects in the Turkish capital Ankara
10 month ago
Early this morning, Hamas conducted two new missile tests from Gaza into the sea.
10 month ago
Russian Missiles fly over Tartous
Hearing Hezbollah is on full alert in south Lebanon. "One out of ten [fighters] are going [to Syria]. Everybody is coming back to the South. The Hezbollah Special Forces are in Lebanon now; most of them were removed from Syria." -Hezbollah official in South Lebanon to @SulomeAnderson tonight
Heavy clashes between pro-Assad forces and Daesh at Al Hari village near Al Bukamal
Two civilians were killed and others were injured in raids on the Russian airforce on Qouriya east of Diralzur
10 month ago
Mujahideen Shura Council of Derna repels Libyan National Army assault south of Derna; attack likely meant to tighten siege of city
Iraq asks banks to suspend foreign trading in the Kurdistan Region
"He ain’t coming", Hariri’s confidante and Future Movement MP Okab Sakr denies "baseless" reports that PM @saadhariri is on a plane headed to Lebanon to confirm his resignation and then leave
Lebanon: Lebanese MP Akab Saqr for Future TV: Hariri's return to Beirut is fake and his plane are still in Riyadh
Syrian Observatory denies control by pro-Assad forces over Al Bukamal
Qatar to reopen embassy in Baghdad. Iraq wants Qatar to invest in Iraqi reconstruction.
10 month ago
Sisi says he opposes military strikes against Iran or Hezbollah in Lebanon
Hezbollah media: Al Bukamal is under pro-Assad forces control
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