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.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 September 2018
SDF: Our forces launched on Monday Sep 10, 2018 since the evening hours the final phase of their victorious campaigns and last battle east of the Euphrates with the battle name "Defeat Terrorism" aimed to eliminate Daesh and liberating its last strongholds and villages and towns.
SAA artillery shelling Kurdish mount in Latakia
Suicide bomber targets protestors in Mohmand Dara district in Nangarhar province. The protestors asked for dismissal of local police chief.
Suicide bomber targeted protestors on Torkham-Jalalabad Highway. Afghanistan
Suicide blast hits near protesters in Momand Dara district of Nangarhar: official
1 week ago
Explosion heard in Nangarhar
1 week ago
UNOCHA estimates that a full-scale military offensive around Idlib and the rebel-held fringes of Aleppo and Hama would have potential to displace up to 800,000 people.
CJTF-OIR announces the SDF assault on ISIS remnants in Hajin has begun.
1 week ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Russia offers evidence of preparations of a provocation with chemical weapons in Syria
Mortar shelling targeting the vicinity of the town of Latamna.
1 week ago
Ryabkov: Russia is working with Turkey on a regular basis on exchange of operational information in Idlib
US Navy P8 Poseidon 168433 patrolling Eastern Mediterranean1 week ago
US Navy P8 Poseidon 168433 patrolling Eastern Mediterranean
1 week ago
KCNA: "Highly appreciating that the Syrian army and people have achieved big successes in the struggle for defending the sovereignty and dignity of the country under the correct guidance of the president, the message wished him happiness in good health and success in hiswork."
1 week ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unon Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to Bashar Al-Assad, president of the Syrian Arab Republic. The message extended warm congratulations and militant salute to the Syrian president on his 53rd birthday."
Syrian Democratic Forces, SDF announces the start of Hajin operation in Deir ez Zor area against ISIS in northern Syria and capture region from jihadist group with the support of @coalition and @CENTCOM. Syriac Military Council, MFS also present in the battle.
SDF: The "Defeat Terrorism" operation will be in cooperation with Iraqi artillery and Coalition fighter jets.
In Iraq, ISIS attack on village in Abbasi subdistrict in south Kirkuk Province kills 2 tribal PMF (Hashd) and injures woman.
SDF launches the final phase of fighting against ISIS in Eastern Deir ez-Zur
1 week ago
Maritime patrol aircraft US Navy P-8A Poseidon LX-N90459
Map showing fatal attacks on security forces in Afghanistan in September1 week ago
Map showing fatal attacks on security forces in Afghanistan in September
Two civilians killed in landmine explosion in Taiz. Yemen
YAT thwarted attempt to carry out terrorist attacks in al-Hasakah
Eastern Deir ez-Zur: raids of the International Coalition on the town of Al-Bagouz
SDF will start press conference in a few mins announcing launch of operation to capture city of Hajin
1 week ago
The Israeli army fired warning shots at dozens of Palestinians who demonstrated at the border fence in the northern Gaza Strip
Violent clashes between SDF and Daesh on the outskirts of the towns of Al-Bagouz and Susash in the eastern countryside of Deir Ez-Zur
1 week ago
Erdogan warns that the attack on Idlib will cause a humanitarian disaster and security risks to Turkey, Europe and others
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"
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