More than 100 migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Libya on September 1, survivors have told Doctors Without Borders

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 September 2018
Artillery shelling on Zakah town in North Hama
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 25km S of Bucak, Turkey
CP overran in Paktika province. Policemen killed, some vehicles captured Afghanistan1 week ago
CP overran in Paktika province. Policemen killed, some vehicles captured #Afghanistan
Following recent arrival of reinforcements, TSK convoy with heavy artillery (T-155s) arrived today at Besaslan, at entrance of Greater Idlib (facing Harem).1 week ago
Following recent arrival of reinforcements, TSK convoy with heavy artillery (T-155s) arrived today at Besaslan, at entrance of Greater Idlib (facing Harem).
The WC-135C Constant Phoenix, US Air Force's Nuclear Sniffer, has been quite busy over the Mediterranean Sea today. Here's the route it flew after refueling (2x KC-135s supported it) before disappearing from (ADS-B) radars.1 week ago
The WC-135C Constant Phoenix, US Air Force's "Nuclear Sniffer", has been quite busy over the Mediterranean Sea today. Here's the route it flew after refueling (2x KC-135s supported it) before disappearing from (ADS-B) radars.
1 week ago
Iran ordered to pay $104.7 million over 1996 truck bomb attack: U.S. judge
Child was killed in artillery shelling on Birnah in Southern Aleppo
Libya: Italy an MoFA Enzo Moavero with LNA's Chief Khalifa Haftar.
Pro-Hadi forces fighting against Houthis in Hajjah province.
Several civilians were injured by artillery shelling of the village of Birna in the south of Aleppo.
National Army (participated in OliveBranch operation Most FSA groups in northern Aleppo) spox said that whether Turkey asks or not, we'll help rebels in Idlib
US Vice President Pence "condemned Iran's recent rocket attacks into the Kurdistan Region as an effort to threaten and destabilize its closest neighbor" in phone call with KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani
SAA Operation start from Tulul Saruqh S of Shula Deir Ez-Zor to clean Syrian desert from Deash elements. Units advance 30 km and reached Nayriyah village
1 week ago
UAVs flying heavily in the air south of the Gaza Strip.
5 people killed by an explosive device in Salqeen of Idlib countryside
Turkish Army is shooting down drones belonging to the YPG near Jarablus
US judge agreed to send Guccifer back to Romania to finish another a Romanian prison sentence, and then have him returned to the US for a 52-month sentence. Guccifer thought he could fight the second extradition. He had very low chances of success.
A curfew was imposed in the town of Haditha in Iraq after a suicide bombing
Kashmir Today after Somalia and Afghanistan ISIS claims another targeted assassination of an Indian Intelligence official in Kashmir.1 week ago
Kashmir Today after Somalia and Afghanistan ISIS claims another targeted assassination of an Indian Intelligence official in Kashmir.
SDF arrests a number of youths in the town of Ain Aisa, Raqqa governorate for compulsory recruitment
1 week ago
More than 100 migrants drowned in a shipwreck off Libya on September 1, survivors have told Doctors Without Borders
Trump's NSC head John Bolton warns Syria that US, France and Britain will hit Assad harder than last two times if he uses chemical weapons in looming battle for last major rebel stronghold in Idlib.
1 week ago
Russia asks for an open session of the Security Council tomorrow to discuss the outcome of the Tehran summit on Syria
1 week ago
Defense Min. Hulusi Akar: Turkey's most important aim to establish cease-fire and stability by ending all land and air attacks on Idlib, Syria
Embattled Iraq PM Abadi visits Basra water project
Assad government reinforcement goes to Deir Jamal from Nubl - Zahra.
[email protected] calls reports that the West plans to use CW in Syria and blame the attack on the Assad government "one of the most outrageous claims I can think of" in the history of propaganda
John Bolton vows not to allow International Criminal Court ability to 'curtail' Israel's right to self-defense
Spokesman for Ambulance and Emergency Apparatus in Tripoli Osama Ali to Alnabaa: Three confirmed killed; one NOC employee and two others' body parts under forensic analysis
Syria: remains of a barrel bomb filled in with anti-tank mines dropped by a SyAF helicopter over Habit (S. Idlib CS).
Justice Ministry announces execution of seven convicted terrorists
Syria: while N. Hama and S. Idlib countrysides are intensively bombed tonight with MLRS, Rebels fired Grad rockets targeting Hama Airbase and the base used by SyAF choppers.1 week ago
Syria: while N. Hama and S. Idlib countrysides are intensively bombed tonight with MLRS, Rebels fired Grad rockets targeting Hama Airbase and the base used by SyAF choppers.
1 week ago
The opposition factions are bombarding the Al Mujanzarat school and Hama military airport
Rocket launchers targeting Al Habit, Kafr Zita and Al Zakah towns in Northern Hama
Artillery and missile shelling targeting the town of Al-Habait south of Idlib.
Turkish artillery hit area of Tel Rifat
Trump Admin. Officially closes PLO/ Palestinian Mission office in Washington, cites obstructionism of negotiations. Office opened in 1995.
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 19km N of Datca, Turkey
Launch of the seventh sea march to break the siege on the Gaza Strip1 week ago
Launch of the seventh sea march to break the siege on the Gaza Strip
Military boats fire at protesters and boats on the way to break siege in north of Gaza Strip1 week ago
Military boats fire at protesters and boats on the way to break siege in north of Gaza Strip
Israeli naval boats fire towards the Seventh Marines of the northern Gaza Strip1 week ago
Israeli naval boats fire towards the Seventh Marines of the northern Gaza Strip
1 week ago
Israeli army fired tear gas against protesters near Zakim - West to Beit Lahiya in Northern Gaza
11 civilians were injured, after an attack by government forces with several missiles loaded with cluster bombs on civilians homes in Heesh town near Khan Sheikhoun city, in Idlib southern countryside.
Turkish planes hit PKK positions in Amedi district of Iraqi Kurdistan
SAA has shot down rebels drone over Tayibat Al Imam in Northern Hama
1 week ago
UN: 30,000 people displaced by recent attacks in Idlib
SyrianAirforce IL76T YKATB military cargo flight taking off from Tehran en route to Damascus 1317z
1 week ago
Syria: The explosion of a barrel bomb inside a SyAF helicopter at a military base in the northern Hama countryside caused the burning of several military vehicles and the death of a number of soldiers and Syrian army officers.
Syria: government artillery shelling on frontline villages east of Saraqib in eastern Idlib
1 week ago
UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura is hosting a two-day meeting with senior officials from Turkey, Russia, and Iran to kick off talks on establishing a Syrian constitutional committee
There are also unconfirmed reports of increase in troops in Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan Province.1 week ago
There are also unconfirmed reports of increase in troops in Oshnavieh, West Azerbaijan Province.
Houthi fighters blew up pro-Hadi forces Oshkosh M-ATV near Jabal Al-Nar, Harad area.
United Nations: Idlib may become the worst humanitarian disaster in the 21st century
Syria: Turkish reinforcements recently deployed near NW. Syrian border apparently also include heavy artillery (T-155 howitzers) and Commandos.1 week ago
Syria: Turkish reinforcements recently deployed near NW. Syrian border apparently also include heavy artillery (T-155 howitzers) and Commandos.
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I am here in Basra together with a senior ministerial team to ensure that local and federal resources are mobilised so we can deliver rapid and tangible improvement to water and other public services in the province
Two staff of Libyan oil firm among four people killed in NOC attack
Egypt: Security forces reportedly killed 11 militants in the Gisr al-Wadi area of Al-Arish, North Sinai
Syria: heavy bombardment on N. Hama countryside (Lataminah, KafrZita and Buwaydah). Barrel bomb at 1:02 (dropped by SyAF helicopter).
East Syria: Yael Younes, a 18th Division's Colonel from Jablah was killed today in an ISIS ambush in E. Palmyra desert.
Libya: Tense calm reigning over Tripoli amidst UNSMIL-brokered ceasefire interrupted by presumed complex ISIS attack against the NOC headquarters, Libya's key economic institution
Pro-Assad forces targeted Hass town in Idlib with rocket launchers
Syria: area of Lataminah (N. Hama) bombed for 3rd straight day, mostly by SyAF today.
Jarjanaz in Southern Idlib was hit with BM-27 Uragan missiles
Jarjanaz in Southern Idlib was hit with BM-27 Uragan missiles
Russian raids on Hesraya village north of Hama1 week ago
Russian raids on Hesraya village north of Hama
Aso Hasanzadeh, the spokesperson of KDP-I says that Iranian Drone are still flying over Iranian Kurds refugees Camp in Koye in Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
The shelling of the town of Al-Latamneh and the villages around it, such as Zakat and Latmeen and Hasiriya, are renewed in the northern Hama countryside.
Syria: again BM-27 rockets with cluster munitions were fired on SE. Idlib CS, injuring at least 4 people in area of Jarjanaz.
The first containers of humanitarian aid will be departing soon from Istanbul to warn-torn Idlib.1 week ago
The first containers of humanitarian aid will be departing soon from Istanbul to warn-torn Idlib.
Russian  warplanes carried out airstrikes, targeting the town of Hasraiya, North countryside of Hama.1 week ago
Russian warplanes carried out airstrikes, targeting the town of Hasraiya, North countryside of Hama.
YPG says it killed 2 fighters in 'second phase of the Resistance of the Age': Khaleed al-Feyiz (from Hama) and Massoud al-Faris (Idlib) from Faylaq al-Sham in Sterk village, near to Afrin city centre
Casualties among civilians after helicopters have dropped barrel bombs on Al Hobait in Southern Idlib
FM Egypt says comments UN human rights commissioner on Rabaa trial are an "insult" to the Egyptian judiciary
Syria: on 3rd day of pre-emptive bombardment RuAF and SyAF striking same area in N. Hama and S. Idlib, while artillery (MRLS) still bombing SE. Idlib countryside.
NOC chairman Mustafa Sanallah is rescued and is out safely from main Oil institution building unharmed. Other employees remain inside waiting to be rescued. Casualty number high
New wave of helicopter raids on Al Hobait, South Idlib
Artillery shelling by the Assad forces targeting the town of Al-Karakat in Mount Shashbo in the western countryside of Hama
SAA artillery bombardment on Turkman mount in Lattakia countryside
Four Kurdish individuals found beheaded in Khanaqin: official Khanaqin Diyala
Abadi arrives in Basra at the head of a delegation from the Iraqi government
[email protected]_MOACC "At 11 am coalition forces and the Manbij military council MMC will blow up mines and explosives remnants of ISIS, There is no need for civilians to be worry."
A suicide bomber blows himself up inside an oil company in the Libyan capital
Employee at National Oil Corporation in Tripoli to Alnabaa: Some employees are injured as an explosion hit the premises of NOC while ambulances arrive at the scene
Interior Minister Abdulpeace Ashour confirms the presence of gunmen inside the Libyan oil corporation and is being dealt with them
Commander of Tripoli military area affirms that his forces have surrounded the gunmen inside the NOC building.
Medics arrived at NOC head office after it was attacked and fire broke in the building. Tripoli Libya
Tripoli: A number of people were wounded in the armed attack on the headquarters of the Oil Corporation on Monday and smoke rose from inside the headquarters of the Foundation.
Syria: while Turkey keeps deploying troops and vehicles on its border with Syria, more government reinforcements arrived N. of Nubul-Zahraa (N. Aleppo) and on fronts with Euphrates Shield territory.
It's propaganda
FSB detained citizen of Russian Federation from Dagestan region Magomedov Medzhid. Allegedly member of ISIS. FSB says that he has admitted that Ukrainian security service helps ISIS to plot terror attacks in Russia
1 week ago
An Afghan official says the Taliban has attacked security forces in the country's north Dara Suf district, killing 14 of the troops and bringing the death toll from overnight fighting to 35
Hama: Russian warplanes target the town of Latamna with missiles
Southern Idlib: helicopter has dropped barrel bomb on Al Hobait town
1 week ago
UN: Arab coalition must show transparency in accountability of civilians targeted in Yemen
Northern Hama: helicopters have dropped explosive barrels on Lahaya and Ltamenah
1 week ago
Helicopter bombed the town of Kafr Zita in the northern Hama countryside
Afghan official says another Taliban attack in the north has killed 14 troops from police and pro-government militia.
Syrian Democratic Council Statement calling for the government and YPG to self-restrain and not to cause escalation
US is announcing today it's closing the Palestinian diplomatic mission in DC. The mission has been open since 1994, although the Palestinians recalled their ambassador in May in protest at the embassy move
1 week ago
It's propaganda
Russian Foreign Minister: Terrorists in Syria have the ability to produce chemical weapons.
Syrian coalition: Russia Covering Up War Crimes to Kill and Displace Syrians Exploiting International Silence1 week ago
Syrian coalition: Russia Covering Up War Crimes to Kill and Displace Syrians Exploiting International Silence
Two more additions to Taliban territorial control map. Jalga district of Maidan wardak province and Jowzjan's KhamAb district fell. This makes total at least 24 districts to have fallen to taliban this year while many more remains contested.
Helicopters have dropped barrel bombs on the town of Al-Latamna, north of Hama.
1 week ago
Taliban overran Kandak and CP in Bandar area of Dashti Archi district Kunduz last night. 46 militarymen including Kandak commander Zia-ur-Rahman and ALP commander Agha Jan killed, 13 wounded. 2 APCs destroyed, APC and large amount weapons/equipment seized.
More SAA and allies reinforcement has arrived in Tel Rifat city in Northern Aleppo
Chaos and terror among the residents of the town of Jarjanaz, Eastern countryside Idlib, this morning due the systematic ground attacks by the Syrian government forces targeted a School in Jarjanaz town and 6 civilians casualties including children.
9 wounded in the town of Jarjanaz in South Idlib when missile with cluster ammunition hit a school
SDF conducted series of raids in Raqqa city last night1 week ago
SDF conducted series of raids in Raqqa city last night
Missile bombardment on Al Tamanah town in Southern Idlib
A school in Jarjanaz town was targeted, casualties among civilians
2 rockets with cluster munition targeted civilians houses in Hish village in Idlib so far 9 were injured, 4 women and 1 child 4 men
In Iraq, ISIS attacks 2 villages on outskirts of Khanaqin city in Diyala Province. No further details.
Artillery and missile shelling on Jarjanaz and Al Tah towns in South-Eastern Idlib countryside
On Monday the US will announce threatening sanctions against the International Criminal Court (ICC) judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan Islamic State's Khorasan Province (ISKP) Claims Killing/Wounding 55 In Suicide Bombing In Kabul.
U.S. says Assad plans chroline-gas attack in rebel stronghold of Idlib, in what could be decisive battle in seven-year war
Pentagon response on Russian Mindef accusation: "None of the military units in the area are even equipped with white phosphorous munitions of any kind"
Eastern Deir-ez-Zur: clashes between SDF and ISIS in desert near Ash Shafah
The Assad government issue a resolution to disband the militia Qalamoun Shield led by "Abu Zeidoun Shamo," return its fighters to the 3rd Division and arrest a number of its leaders in the city of al-Tal in the Damascus countryside
A Turkish military convoy entered Syria heading towards Idlib, which includes tanks and rocket launchers and commando forces.
9 SEP: US Navy P-8A 168433 PS095 departed Sigonella at approx 1700z - Eastern Mediterranean mission1 week ago
9 SEP: US Navy P-8A 168433 PS095 departed Sigonella at approx 1700z - Eastern Mediterranean mission
1 week ago
J&K: 3 militants arrested while infiltrating border in Kupwara
A citizen was killed by aerial and rocket bombardment on Sa'dah
Captured gun and mortar from Houthis.
Amaliqa brigades advancing SE of Hodeidah city.
The internal security forces made a search operation in Tabqa which led to arresting many Daesh related sleeper cells and huge ammunition cache.
UNSMIL Statement on Ceasefire-Related Security Dialogue for Tripoli
Sudan's President Omar al Bashir has sacked the government to "fix the economic situation" – state media report
A plane targeted a gathering of the terrorist organization in al-Maroun valley in Ahwar district, east of Abyan and resulted in the killing of al-Qaeda leader Ali Shana, aka Sameh al-Marami.
1 week ago
Turkey neutralizes 68 wanted PKK militants this year Security forces neutralize YPG/KCK's 68 so-called senior executives during nationwide, overseas anti-terror operations
Protests in Dhi Qar and Muthanna Clash in latter when protesters tried to storm Hikma offices. None in Basra
SDF and the International Coalition have began final preparations,in order to launch the final offensive against ISIS,at the ISIS Hajin Pocket,where vehicles have been moved to the SDF base near Hajin
Video of allegedly government reinforcements in Til Refaat near Azaz axis
Islamic State has just reported about another battle (second in just 2 days) near the Nigerian army naval base in Fishdam, near Baga.1 week ago
Islamic State has just reported about another battle (second in just 2 days) near the Nigerian army naval base in Fishdam, near Baga.
Following recent clashes in Tripoli, Kikli's Abu Salim Central Security force raised berms in the streets as added defensive measure in future conflict. Current ceasefire is holding; hwvr, both sides are preparing for round two
Opposition fighters target the perimeter of the village of Qahira at Al-Ghab plain west of Hama.
3 killed as result of barrel bomb hits in Al Hobait in Southern Idlib
A number of SDF fighters were killed as a result of ISIS ambush in the vicinity of the Saijan oil field east of Deir al-Zour.
T-Intelligence: US and UAE established a hub for UAV kinetic strikes and HVT ops near Mukalla, Yemen. This skyrocketed the anti-AQAP campaign in the region.
Russian ministry of Defense: U.S. jets shelled Hajin area in Eastern Deir ez-Zur with incendiary ammunition on Saturday causing major fire in the area
Egypt: An M60 MBT reportedly struck by an IED in the area of Shallaq, west of Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai, resulting in dead and wounded in the ranks of the EG army
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