22 Senators draft/sign letter to Trump announcing investigation under Magnitsky Act on disappearance of Saudi journalist Khashoggi . Could lead to sanctions in 120 days. Riyadh has denied all allegations.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

22 October 2018
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Reports of two lightly injured in stabbing attack near Nablus in the West Bank
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Reports of Stabbing Attack in Shomron
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Stabbing attack at Samaria Brigade Junction, attacker shot.
East of Damascus: army continues efforts to destroy UXOs in Qabun
Rescuers have reached the landing site in Kazakhstan where the Soyuz crew have made the emergency landing, the crew are out of the Soyuz capsule and are reportedly in 'good condition'.
IDF: Since October of 2017, 15 tunnels have been blocked in the Gaza Strip.1 week ago
IDF: Since October of 2017, 15 tunnels have been blocked in the Gaza Strip.
The IDF cleared a Hamas tunnel that was dug from the Hirbet a-Haz'a area and penetrated some 200 meters into Israeli territory, the 15th tunnel the IDF has neutralized since the beginning of the year. IDF Spokesperson: The tunnel, about one kilometer long, is connected to the network
Major Thaer Fadel Al-Mohammadi was Martyred last night during the ambush in Aqaz1 week ago
Major Thaer Fadel Al-Mohammadi was Martyred last night during the ambush in Aqaz
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Several dead as airstrikes target gathering of Taliban leaders in Wardak
Fire in the area of ​​Nahal Shikma north-east of Sderot near the border of the Gaza Strip caused by incendiary balloon. Photo by: Mohamed El Masry1 week ago
Fire in the area of ​​"Nahal Shikma" north-east of Sderot near the border of the Gaza Strip caused by incendiary balloon. Photo by: Mohamed El Masry
Suspected incendiary balloon found in Bat Yam, just south of TelAviv. Not yet clear where it was launched from. Israel police checking possibilty that it may have been planted in area.
NBC has obtained screenshots of Khashoggi Whatsapp account showing by 13.24 Istanbul time last Tuesday, the Saudi journalist was no longer reading messages. He entered the consulate 10 minutes earlier.1 week ago
NBC has obtained screenshots of Khashoggi Whatsapp account showing by 13.24 Istanbul time last Tuesday, the Saudi journalist was no longer reading messages. He entered the consulate 10 minutes earlier.
#SoyuzMS10: Landing site reported near the Kazakh town of Dzhezkazgan, a familiar staging point for normal Soyuz re-entries and landings
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NASA: rescue teams in contact with Soyuz MS-10 after landing, "and are in good condition."
OPCW: Outrageous that Russia and Syria are trying to undermine work of FFM on CW use in Syria
Ten senior ISIS senior facilitators arrested during three-day operation by Iraq i Special Forces in Baghdad and Erbil Described as "major blow to ISIS's capacity to threaten and terrorize civilians," by @CJTFOIR special ops commander
YPG announces arrest of German, Canadian and Turkish ISIS fighters.1 week ago
YPG announces arrest of German, Canadian and Turkish ISIS fighters.
The leaders of Egypt, Greece and Southern Cyprus reiterated on Wednesday the importance of boosting joint cooperation, particularly in the fields of energy.1 week ago
The leaders of Egypt, Greece and Southern Cyprus reiterated on Wednesday the importance of boosting joint cooperation, particularly in the fields of energy.
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Russian and US astronauts alive, landed in Kazakhstan and made a radio contact
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Soyuz MS-10 crew landed safely
Search and rescue teams are in the air and heading towards the expected touchdown location for the Soyuz spacecraft returning to Earth carrying two crew members.1 week ago
Search and rescue teams are in the air and heading towards the expected touchdown location for the Soyuz spacecraft returning to Earth carrying two crew members.
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NASA: Soyuz in a ballistic descent after booster failure shortly after first stage separation.
Failure during SoyuzMS10 launch1 week ago
Failure during #SoyuzMS10 launch
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No response from the Soyuz crew for the last few minutes. No information about the status of the Soyuz MS-10 spacecraft.
This was the failure point, came at staging. Crew got shook around. Then said they were feeling weightlessness.1 week ago
This was the failure point, came at staging. Crew got shook around. Then said they were feeling weightlessness.
LAUNCH. Soyuz FG launches with Soyuz MS-10 to the ISS.
A fire raging in the Carmia reserve in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council1 week ago
A fire raging in the Carmia reserve in the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council
A fire broke out shortly before at the Shikma reservoir.1 week ago
A fire broke out shortly before at the Shikma reservoir.
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Large molotov fire burning in Karmia forest.
Strong battles in the town of Sousse amid bad weather conditions
Launch of a NASA astronaut and a Rosocosmos cosmonaut to the Intl. Space Station1 week ago
Launch of a NASA astronaut and a Rosocosmos cosmonaut to the Intl. Space Station
The Iranian Supreme leader admits a major economic crisis in his country and demands that his government solve it
One person was killed by an explosive device in the town of Al Mugharah south of Idlib
The Syrian army forces through loudspeakers, give the militants of Al-Zahraa area west of Aleppo until Monday 15/October to withdraw or they will be dealt with force.
Turkish investigators have heard testimony from a source who was inside the Saudi consulate at the time of Khashoggi's disappearance who claims to have heard screams and sounds of struggle1 week ago
Turkish investigators have heard testimony from a source who was inside the Saudi consulate at the time of Khashoggi's disappearance who claims to have heard screams and sounds of struggle
Incendiary balloon found in Emek Hamatzleva Park in Jerusalem.
Israeli army says an Iron Dome missile was fired an interceptor missile despite no projectile launched from Gaza Strip towards southern Israel
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The head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) discussed Syria, Libya and Afghanistan in Qatar
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Israeli forces demolish residential structures in Jiftlik village in Jericho
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U.S. airstrikes inflict casualties on Taliban, destroy 3 APCs in Faryab
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Rocket sirens come after Israeli army closed off several roads close to the Gaza border in the southern Israel this morning.
Iron Dome shot down a missile over Netivot
"Iron Dome" defense system shoots down rocket fired towards Israeli homes from Gaza at Netivot community. An explosion in the sky overhead as people go about their day
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Red alert warning at Educational Center Sdot Negev, Netivot, Beit HaGadi, N.A.M Industrial Park, Tkuma, Saad, Kfar Azza, Tushia, Shokeda, Shuva, Kfar Maimon, Yzire'am Farm, Zimrat North Gaza region
Al-Abbas Combat Division withdrew its forces from Tal Afar region without knowing the reason why.
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ISIS ambushed an Army patrol in the Aqaz section of Qa'im leading to one soldier being KIA and 2 others kidnapped. Jazeera Operations are already searching for the missing.
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ISIS attacked Hanaf village
Pompeo says the US has "two more" objectives in Syria (in addition to defeating ISIS): a political solution to the crisis and removing Iranian forces from Syria. jinsa2018
22 Senators draft/sign letter to Trump announcing investigation under Magnitsky Act on disappearance of Saudi journalist Khashoggi . Could lead to sanctions in 120 days. Riyadh has denied all allegations.
Belgium charges Iranian diplomat with planning bomb attack
More than 300 trucks from the International @Coalition loaded with 30 armored vehicles arrived in Qamishlo in support of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
HTS commander Abu al-Layth Masr was gunned down near Kafr Nabl in southern Idlib province
It's propaganda
Russian Ministry of Defense on "Ltamenah clashes": As a result of such irresponsible actions, toxic substances fell into the hands of ISIS militants, whose actions cannot be predicted
It's propaganda
Russian Mininsty of Defense on "Ltamenah clashes": Western countries, planning provocations against the Syrian government forces using controlled armed gangs, do not take into account the difficult situation in the Idlib de-escalation zone
It's propaganda
Russian Ministry of Defense on "Ltamenah clashes": The stolen chlorine containers were transported to the south of the Aleppo province and handed over to militants of Harras al-Din terrorist group associated with ISIS
It's propaganda
Russian Ministry of Defense on "Ltamenah clashes": As a result, four militants and two employees of the White Helmets organization were killed. Two chlorine containers were stolen from the headquarters room
It's propaganda
Russian Ministry of Defense: On the evening of October 9, in the area of al-Latamna, one of the ISIS formations attacked the headquarters of the detachment of the Hayyat Tahrir al-Sham (formerly Jabhat al-Nusra)
Video of protest in Magas, Ingushetia, south Russia, against land transfer to nearby Chechnya: thousands protest for the 7th consecutive day
Armenia's PM Pashinyan will resign on October 16 to trigger a snap parliamentary election, he said in a France 24 interview. He wants the election to be held on December 10. He will be an acting PM before that and has a 99,9% chance of winning the majority in an upcoming vote.
Manbij Military Council MMC Received at least 2 Lenco BearCat from the International Coalition. This will help them patrol the area of the city and its countryside.
The White House statement on Jamal Khashoggi: Bolton, Kushner spoke to Saudi Crown Prince MBS yesterday; Pompeo also had a follow up call with MBS; Asking Saudis to be transparent, USG is monitoring the situation; Trump expresses desire to host Khashoggi's fiancee
Reports that SDF has captured parts of Al-Susah,according to activist,with ISIS attempting to take advantage of a sandstorm to retake the positions that SDF has taken from ISIS
People demanding from government to solve the issue of Suweida abductees
Civilians wounded by an explosive device in a car in Al-Raqqa City.
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Demilitarised zone around Syria's Idlib set up: Turkey
According to several reports Turkish army sends troops to support Nureddin Zengi, part of NFL, to fight HTS militants in Derrat Izza, Aleppo. Syria
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Turkish Defense Minister: "In Idlib, our activities are carried out in a timely manner according to Sochi agreement for the establishment of sustainable and permanent peace in Idlib."
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Ministry of Defense: "the process of removing heavy weapons from the demilitarised zone agreed in Sochiwas completed as of today,"
French YPG fighter Shahin Qarachokh from Marseille was killed in the battle to Defeat IS in Deir Al Zour on 6 Oct
Russian warlord Kadyrov once banned from Instagram is back on the platform despite sanctions
Brigadier General Misfer Al-Harthy survived, after failed assassination attempt by unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle in Aden.1 week ago
Brigadier General Misfer Al-Harthy survived, after failed assassination attempt by unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle in Aden.
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"Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed within two hours of his arrival at the consulate by a team of Saudi agents, who dismembered his body with a bone saw they brought for the purpose; the order came from Saudi royal court" - a senior Turkish official to @nytimes
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Azerbaijan Defense Minister to attend the regular meeting of CIS Council of Defense Ministers
Krivak-2 Class Frigate Pitlivy arrived in Sevastopol after Mediterranean Sea mission1 week ago
Krivak-2 Class Frigate "Pitlivy" arrived in Sevastopol after Mediterranean Sea mission
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Azerbaijan's oil output rises to 796,000 BPD in Sept vs 774,000 BPD in August: energy ministry
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SOHR: Talul al-Safa clashes between the government and its allies against ISIS escalate and raise death toll of both parties, in conjunction with the continued resentment among families of the abducted people
SOHR: Tension returns between the National Liberation Front and Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham after they finished withdrawing their weapons from the buffer area and hiding it, amid alert situation in the western countryside of Aleppo
Pro-Hadi forces found Houthi decoys of rocket launcher and vehicle in Baqim district. They also showed  Houthi supply system.1 week ago
Pro-Hadi forces found Houthi decoys of rocket launcher and vehicle in Baqim district. They also showed Houthi supply system.
Iraq's armed forces have uncovered a mass grave containing the remains of 30 civilians in the 'Ayn Al-Jahsh village in Shura district, south of Mosul.
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I directed my office to work closely with the Prime Minister Designate and his team to ensure a smooth transfer of power in Iraq
Reports circulating that current oil minister Jabbar al-Luiebi appointed head of Iraq National Oil Company (INOC) based on cabinet decision last night.
A teacher from Saqqez was arrested by security agencies
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The Turkish authorities briefed the United States on developments in the Khashoggi case
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Taliban claimed missile attack on Bagram Air Base last night
Police footage detailing Saudi squad's entrance and exit from Turkey on October 2, when Jamal Khashoggi vanished from Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi's entrance, his fiancée, cars and hotel entrance and exists are in the video1 week ago
Police footage detailing Saudi squad's entrance and exit from Turkey on October 2, when Jamal Khashoggi vanished from Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi's entrance, his fiancée, cars and hotel entrance and exists are in the video
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Turkish TV airs video of missing writer walking into Saudi Consulate, black van leaving later for consul's home.
Footage of the 15 Saudi people of interest arriving at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport the morning of October 2nd1 week ago
Footage of the 15 Saudi people of interest arriving at Istanbul Ataturk International Airport the morning of October 2nd
Ukrainian An124 heavy haulage flight from US / UK / Iraq- operated Ain Assad air base in Iraq's Anbar province.
Trump reiterates his demand for Saudi Arabia to pay for its protection
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Izmir's Karaburun district: The boat sank, carrying irregular immigrants, the bodies of 4 people retrieved, 1 person rescued.
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Turkish newspaper names 15 Saudis in Khashoggi case
Turkish foreign minister @MevlutCavusoglu to visit Erbil.
NASA Photo: The Soyuz rocket, mission managers, and members of the media are blessed by Russian Orthodox Priest, Father Sergei, in advance of the Thursday launch of @AstroHague and Alexey Ovchinin to the @Space_Station1 week ago
NASA Photo: The Soyuz rocket, mission managers, and members of the media are blessed by Russian Orthodox Priest, Father Sergei, in advance of the Thursday launch of @AstroHague and Alexey Ovchinin to the @Space_Station
Iranian official: Israel will not be able to attack the S300 system in Syria
21 Palestinians reported arrested by Israeli forces overnight in the West Bank, including 14 in Tulkarm
Western diplomatic sources say Amman is resisting Russian pressure to open the crossing as this would help Damascus show the war is ending and hand President Assad another major gain.
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According to ⁦@washingtonpost⁩ "Before Khashoggi's disappearance, U.S. intelligence intercepted communications of Saudi officials discussing a plan to capture him, according to a person familiar with the information."
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Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 62km E of Sary-Tash, Kyrgyzstan
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