Saudi-led coalition states that air defenses intercepted one missile over Najran.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

25 April 2018
Fighter jets have just arrived in the past few minutes at RAF Akrotiri airbase in Cyprus
US Department of State: The United States strongly condemns today's Houthi missile attack on Riyadh. We support the right of our Saudi partners to defend their borders, and continue to call on all parties to return to @UN-facilitated political negotiations and move toward ending the war in Yemen.
FSA launches about 120 GRAD missiles towards 2 SAA airbases. Causalities reported.
@obretix: Large (12m) satellite dishes were installed on top this hill ~10km southeast of Tartus including three new bunkers for Buk surface-to-air missile systems in the southeastern corner (21 Dec 2017)
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Thu 12th April. 'RUSSIAN NAVY EXERCISE' off the Syria coast - Surface to 66,000ft.1 week ago
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Thu 12th April. 'RUSSIAN NAVY EXERCISE' off the Syria coast - Surface to 66,000ft.
1 week ago
Another Israeli air force strike on a target in Rafah.
Kuwait Airways cancels its flights to Beirut as of tomorrow, Thursday, April 12, until further notice. "Thanks for your understanding and cooperation and hoping all are safe."
1 week ago
Israeli drone fires a missile towards a post center of the Gaza Strip.
1 week ago
Israeli air strikes hit Abu Jarrad area Gaza 12:45 am
1 week ago
Israeli warplanes F16 and drones are flying over Gaza Strip skies right
1 week ago
Turkish President Erdogan, US president Trump discuss Syria over the phone
1 week ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May calls emergency cabinet meeting for Thursday to consider military action against Syria
Houthi burnt two Saudi army vehicles in Najran.1 week ago
Houthi burnt two Saudi army vehicles in Najran.
1 week ago
"I can't tell you what needs we would need to go to Congress with" on authorization for a strike on Syria but the administration will "follow the law," says @PressSec in response to my question.
"A final decision on that hasn't been made," says @PressSec on attacking Syria with missiles despite @realDonaldTrump tweet.
1 week ago
[email protected]: "Russia has proven themselves to be responsible in part for this. They guaranteed that the use of chemical weapons by Syria would not happen again, they failed at that."
White House: Russia failed to ensure Syria's elimination of chemical weapons
"Russia guaranteed that the use of chemical weapons by Syria would not happen again. They failed at that." says @PressSec
National security team met today here at the @WhiteHouse and was chaired by @VP, confirms @PressSec.
"The president has not laid out a timetable" on Syria, responds @PressSec.
The White House: President Trump has not made his final decision on the military strike against the Syrian government
1 week ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May orders submarines to move within missile range of Syria in preparation for possible strike, sources tell the UK's Telegraph
1 week ago
Indian Army trooper dies in cross border flare up in Kashmir
1 week ago
"We're maintaining that we have a number of options and all of those options are still on the table," says @PressSec on Syria response by US.
1 week ago
[email protected]: "@POTUS holds Syria and Russia responsible for this chemical weapons attack."
Russia, Syria held responsible by @POTUS for latest chemical weapons attack, replies @PressSec to question.
White House says Trump holds Russia and Syria responsible for Syria chemical attack: press brief
Netanyahu uses Holocaust event to urge action against Syria, Iran
Clashes between the government forces and ISIS in the Yarmouk camp in Damascus
2 week ago
President Erdoğan congratulated Ilham Aliyev, who was elected president of Azerbaijan again, by telephone.
6 raids of the Arab coalition on the airport of Sana'a and the air base north of the Yemeni capital
Gen. Joe Votel, the commander of US forces in the Middle East, has canceled a scheduled public appearance in New York tomorrow. This is happening as the president appears to be gearing up for another missile strike on the Syrian government.
2 week ago
Theresa May ready to join military action against Assad government in Syria without first seeking parliamentary consent, sources tell the BBC
10:27PM Saudi aircrafts hovering Sanaa skies again and huge air strike were heard
Saudi coalition bombs the international airport in Sanaa, Yemen capital: reports
Two Syrian Air Il-76 are flying over Syria
US Department of State: Reports from contacts on the ground in Douma are credible and will be investigated by the independent OPCW fact-finding mission. This was a barbaric attack and the int'l community must hold any party that uses ChemicalWeapons accountable. We will stand up for the people of Syria.
US Department of State: The Assad government's history of Chemical Weapons use is not in dispute. Its actions as a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention are an egregious violation. Russia's denials and other obstructionist actions call into question its own commitment to non-proliferation.
Syrian Air Il-76 just left Damascus Airport
RUAF Il-76 78847 Chkalovsky - Latakia Syria
DeirEzzor: Sounds of explosions are clearly heard in different parts of the eastern countryside in the area controlled by government forces
Netanyahu told Putin Israel will not allow Iranian military entrenchment in Syria
Libya's Haftar held 'talks' with Saudi crown prince today in Paris
Geolocation of where apparent remnants of the missile fired at Riyadh fell today2 week ago
Geolocation of where apparent remnants of the missile fired at Riyadh fell today
2 suicide bombers were ambushed by Iraq's army after intelligence indicated that they were about to target processions of Shi'a pilgrims in northern Baghdad. Ambush set up in Tarmiyah, outside the house they were staying in. Both killed
Trump said to be still weighing military options on Syria, no U.S strike expected today
2 week ago
British Prime Minister: We are ready to agree to participate in a military operation in Syria
The convoy of the displaced from Douma enter to Bab city, east Aleppo
Sailing through the fog at the upper Bosphorus: Turkish Navy Burak class corvette TCG Bandırma F502 (x- @MarineNationale Quartier-Maître Anquetil) departs foggy Black Sea and transits Marmara-bound Bosphorus, only transit of the day. Commuter ferries operate,Bosphorus transit closed2 week ago
Sailing through the fog at the upper Bosphorus: Turkish Navy Burak class corvette TCG Bandırma F502 (x- @MarineNationale Quartier-Maître Anquetil) departs foggy Black Sea and transits Marmara-bound Bosphorus, only transit of the day. Commuter ferries operate,Bosphorus transit closed
VIDEO: Rasing the Yemeni flag in Midi
Briefing by First Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff Lieutenant General Viktor Poznikhir2 week ago
Briefing by First Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff Lieutenant General Viktor Poznikhir
1744z: PS246 has set up an orbit at 9,500 feet just West of Tartus, Syria.
Somali Defense Minister: End the role of the UAE in the training and management of units of the army
Russia's embassy in the US quoting Putin spox Dmitry Peskov, warning @POTUS against further destabilizing Syria and rejecting "Twitter-diplomacy"
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin's speech tonight is a test for the Polish government on the Holocaust law
UD Secretary of Defence Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joe Dunford have arrived at the White House, @Kevinliptakcnn reports
US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Danford arrive at the White House - journalists
Bolivia is demanding a meeting of the UN Security Council on Thursday to discuss rising tensions in Syria
2 week ago
Putin in conversation with Netanyahu urges to refrain from any actions that destabilize situation in Syria even further and pose threat to its security - Kremlin
2 week ago
Putin, Netanyahu discuss Syria in phone call: Kremlin
Russian TV reporters of NTV channel, Russia-1 and cameraman of Zvezda TV were lightly wounded in Syria according to Russian Ministry of Defense
Defense Secretary Mattis headed to White House at 2 pm today to discuss Syria: officials
Syrian military repositioning some air assets ahead of possible U.S. military strikes - Reuters
Mohammed Ben Salman arrives in Madrid on his first official visit
US Defense Secretary goes to White House to hold meeting not previously scheduled with President Trump
2 week ago
Gunmen shell Russian journalists returning from Eastern Ghouta - @mod_russia
FSA TOW ATGM Battalion active on the outskirts of the countryside of Latakia2 week ago
FSA TOW ATGM Battalion active on the outskirts of the countryside of Latakia
FSA TOW ATGM Battalion active on the outskirts of the countryside of Latakia
2 week ago
British parliament should be given a say on any military action PM May wants to take in response to suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, UK opposition leader Corbyn says
Houthi rebels also launched a Qasif-1 drone at oil giant Saudi Aramco which was shot down by SaudiArabia Air Defense Force today. Qasif-1 is Iranian equivalent of Israeli made IAI Harpy Loitering Munition or Suicide drone.2 week ago
Houthi rebels also launched a Qasif-1 drone at oil giant Saudi Aramco which was shot down by SaudiArabia Air Defense Force today. Qasif-1 is Iranian equivalent of Israeli made IAI Harpy Loitering Munition or Suicide drone.
It's propaganda
ISIS-linked media groups rallying for attacks on 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia by the recurring playbook: incitement artwork, suggesting which types of attacks to perform, targets to aim for, etc.
French military command has presented possible plans of action on Syria to Macron: Le Figaro
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells reporters he stands by a January report from his agency that advised against sanctioning Russian govt debt. Will it help ruble, which fell to 16-month low as Trump earlier pledged strikes on Syria
2 week ago
Azerbaijan's Aliyev re-elected president with more than 80% of vote: exit poll
Aircraft that crashed in Algeria was a Russian-made Ilyushin Il-76 and among those on board were Polisario Front fighters and Western Sahara refugees. Witnesses say they saw a wing catch fire shortly after the plane took off from Boufarik airport on a planned flight to Tindouf
"We stand ready to provide military options if they're appropriate as the president determined," US Defence Secretary Mattis added, but declined to answer question about whether he was concerned the US had telegraphed its military moves in Syria
Advisor to the Iranian President: Damascus and its allies will face any American aggression on Syria
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it will hold a special session on Monday to discuss the alleged chemical attack in Syria
2 week ago
Jeremy Corbyn says Parliament should be given a say before the UK takes part in military action in Syria
2 week ago
Khamenei: Fatwa: Invading users' privacy on social media is religiously forbidden.
2 week ago
Kremlin says won't take part in 'Twitter diplomacy' after Trump tweets that 'missiles will be coming' to Syria
Pentagon 'ready' to provide military options for Syria: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis
Satellite photos of Russian naval base in Tartus, Syria show all 11 Russian battle ships have left Syria (Pictures: ImageSat International (ISI)/2 week ago
Satellite photos of Russian naval base in Tartus, Syria show all 11 Russian battle ships have left Syria (Pictures: ImageSat International (ISI)/
Islamic State says it blown up a house of a Hashd Al-Shaabi militiaman #PMU in #Tarmiya north of #Baghdad #Irak
2 week ago
Correction: USAF's KC-135Rs from 351st ARS, 100th ARW are dragging a combination of six A-10Cs from 163rd Fighter Squadron, 122nd Fighter Wing and twelve F-16Cs of 31st Fighter Wing from NAS Sigonella and Aviano Air Bases to Incrilik AB to take part in Operation Inherent Resolve.
Islamic State announces that it damaged a SUV and killed / wounded several Hashd Al-Shaabi #PMU militiamen during a tense ambush east of #Tikrit in #Salahaddin #Irak province
SecDef Mattis asked whether he has seen enough evidence to blame the Assad government for the most recent chemical attack in Syria: "We are still assessing the intelligence ourselves and our allies. We're still working on this."
2 week ago
Saudi-led coalition states that air defenses intercepted one missile over Najran.
Also interception over Jizan according to Saudi sources KSA2 week ago
Also interception over Jizan according to Saudi sources KSA
2 week ago
Russian MoD says @WHO's estimate that 500 people showed chemical attack symptoms is "irresponsible," discredits the organization, fuels escalation.
2 week ago
UK PM Theresa May says the "continued use of chemical weapons cannot go unchallenged" and the UK will work with its "closest allies" to see how those responsible for the latest attack in Syria can be held to account
Picture: Missile interception over Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Saudi air defense system intercepted multiple rockets in the capital city of Riyadh.
Three explosions heard over Saudi capital: AFP journalist
Saudi air defense forces intercept rocket in Riyadh sky
Two blasts in Riyadh reported
Two loud blasts heard in Saudi capital Riyadh: Reuters witnesses
2 week ago
Russian Ministry of Defense: We are closely following developments in Syria
Iraqi forces arrest 13 suspected ISIS in East Mosul one day after arresting 15 in West Mosul.
Lebanon airlines adjust Flying Routes to avoid Syria airspace ahead of possible strikes.
2 week ago
Satellite photos of Russian naval base in Tartus, Syria show all 11 Russian battle ships have left Syria. Perhaps to avoid being sitting ducks as rhetoric between Trump and Russia escalates.
Saudi Arabia calls on the world to hold accountable those involved in the chemical attacks
Russian military says Russian military police to enter Syria town of Douma on Thursday
Senior adviser to Iran's Supreme leader visits Syria's Ghouta, says Iran stands with Syria against foreign aggression.
PKK have attacked a Turkish base in Del mount, Bradost area northern Erbil. At least 4 soldiers killed.
Sources of the Al Jazeera: deteriorating health of Khalifa Haftar in a French hospital after his arrival in Paris
Saudi Arabia: A Saudi forces shot down a drone at Abha International Airport
2 week ago
Turkey calls US and Russia to stop 'street fighting' over Syria
2 week ago
Indian says Pakistan violated ceasefire from 14:00 hours in Nowshera sector and from 16:45 hours in Krishna Ghati sector of J&K
No response from the White House about whether Trump has actually already approved military action or whether the order has been given for strikes to go ahead
Iranian official: Any possible US strike on Syria will not change the military and political equations of the field
2 week ago
Militants have managed to escape from Khudwani encounter site
2 week ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: It is necessary to remove Assad from power
Pentagon, after Trump tweet on missiles coming to Syria, says it "does not comment on potential future military actions"
#Pentagon, in a statement, refers questions regarding Trump's tweet to White House
Five US Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers (refueling aircraft) currently flying from the UK, over France in the direction of the Mediterranean. Two KDC-10's reportedly in the Western Mediterranean, flying East towards Syria
US Navy P-8A Poseidon 168439 Climbing out from NAS Sigonella, Sicily
2 week ago
Presidential elections today in Azerbaijan
2 week ago
Saudi Aramco, world's biggest oil producer, announces $44 bn deal to build giant refinery complex on west coast of India
State television is reporting Syria's foreign ministry says it is not surprised by "thoughtless" escalation by the U.S.
2 week ago
Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman has responded to U.S. President Donald Trump's call to end "the arms race" by saying "great idea, let's start with U.S. chemical weapons"
Iraqi local police capture ISIS official responsible for tribal affairs south of Mosul.
Large explosion heard around Damascus is from the destruction of a tunnel in Qaboun
Two US officials say there are no US airstrikes underway related to the chemical weapons attack in Syria in response to question about President Trump's tweet this morning
Syrian Foreign Ministry says it is not surprised by the U.S. escalation
NATO chief Stoltenberg to visit Turkey on April 16th NATO Genel Sekreteri
E. Ghouta: Jaish Islam burned down its armours as its fighters leave Douma.
Double surveillance mission near Syria today: a USNavy Boeing P-8A (168431) departed from NAS Sigonella is patrolling off Latakia and a NATO Boeing E-3 (LX-N90448) is flying near Turkish / Syrian border2 week ago
Double surveillance mission near Syria today: a USNavy Boeing P-8A (168431) departed from NAS Sigonella is patrolling off Latakia and a NATO Boeing E-3 (LX-N90448) is flying near Turkish / Syrian border
2 week ago
'Smart missiles should fly toward militants, not legal government': Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman in response to Trump tweet
2 week ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: US smart missiles will try to destroy evidence of alleged chemical attack in Syria
2 week ago
Moscow: US bombing of Syria is a war crime
Russia currency plunges on @realDonaldTrump tweet.2 week ago
Russia currency plunges on @realDonaldTrump tweet.
Lebanese parliament speaker warns of serious repercussions for anyone who launches strikes on Syria.
The burning of one of the houses of civilians as a result of Russian raids on the village of Naqayr in southern Idlib countryside
2 week ago
President Trump: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and 'smart.'"
Russian news agency Interfax says a group of Russian lawmakers plans to meet Syrian president Bashar al-Assad to discuss the situation in Syria
'Get ready, Russia,' missiles 'will be coming': Trump tweets on U.S. response to Syria crisis
Algerian TV: Algerian military plane death toll rises to 257
The death toll in the Algerian military plane crash near capital Algiers, has risen to 257
2 week ago
[email protected]: Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and "smart." You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it.
2 week ago
[email protected]: Donald J. Trump:So much Fake News about what is going on in the White House. Very calm and calculated with a big focus on open and fair trade with China, the coming North Korea meeting and, of course, the vicious gas attack in Syria. Feels great to have Bolton and Larry K on board. I (we) are
ChamWings flying from Najaf Iraq to Damascus Syria right
Algerian civil defense: the death toll of the military plane has risen to 181
US Navy P-8A Poseidon 168431 if flying over Eastern Mediterranean2 week ago
US Navy P-8A Poseidon 168431 if flying over Eastern Mediterranean
2 week ago
Large Taliban gathering comes under massive artillery, airstrikes in Farah
2 week ago
3 insurgents including Mullah Naim a Taliban local commander killed in ANA airstrikes in Shah Joy district of Zabul.
Israeli Minister of Housing: It is time to assassinate Bashar Assad
Syrian government forces bombard Kafrhamra town with heavy artillery in the northern countryside of Aleppo
Syrian government warplanes launch airstrikes on Nuqair town in the southern countryside of Idlib, One Fatality reported
Israeli military sources: Assad and his government will pay the price of any Iranian attack on Israel from within Syrian territory
Reports of USSDonaldCook harassed by Russian jets in Syrian waters are false, @USNavy says
2 week ago
Kremlin warns against moves that 'could destabilise' Syria
Visuals from Jammu And Kashmir: Encounter underway between militants and security forces in Khudwani area of Kulgam District in South Kashmir2 week ago
Visuals from Jammu And Kashmir: Encounter underway between militants and security forces in Khudwani area of Kulgam District in South Kashmir
Iraqi PM: there has been a Turkish presence in north Iraq since 1980s due to an agreement between Turkey and the former government. It is no longer in effect. We protest any infringement on our sovereignty but we don't want to be a party in Turkish-PKK dispute.
Algerian authorities say 105 people died in today's air crash.
Number of protesters swelled to 3,000 in Toguz-Toro district. Chinese gold company GL Makmal Developing was planning to launch operations there.2 week ago
Number of protesters swelled to 3,000 in Toguz-Toro district. Chinese gold company GL Makmal Developing was planning to launch operations there.
Iranian rial hits all-time low as citizens scramble for US dollars: Iran
WHO calls for free access to Duma to provide medical care for victims of chemical attack
WHO says estimated 500 Douma patients went to health facilities with 'signs and symptoms consistent with exposure to toxic chemicals': statement
Netanyahu says the situation in northern border is "sensitive" and asks Likud ministers not to comment on Syria crisis
Netanyahu convened this morning a meeting with MoD Lieberman, Israeli army chief of staff Eizenkot, National security adviser Meir Ben-Shabat and other security and Intel officials to discuss the situation in Syria and the heightened tensions in the northern border
2 week ago
Authorities direct snapping of Internet in south Kashmir parts, speed reduction in Srinagar to prevent protests
2 week ago
ISIS attempting to expand foothold in Parwan province of Afghanistan
Photo: Up to 200 people died after a Military plane type illiuchine plane crashed near Boufarik airport in Algiers, Algeria
2 week ago
At least 40 armed insurgents were killed during Afghan Security Forces (ANSF) operations in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country, the Ministry of Defense said
Over 200 killed as Il military plane crashed in Algeria
Houthi forces reportedly used the Qasif 1 drone to target Abha airport in Saudi's 'Asir province in addition to the Aramco oil company facility in Jizan province.
The first pictures of the crash of an Algerian military aircraft
Algeria: a military plane crash with 100 people on board in Bufarik
Algerian sources: Algerian military plane crashes on the road between Boufarim and Blida
2 week ago
Clashes erupt in Pulwama, Shopian against civilian killings
2 week ago
Another French member of ISIS was killed in northern Joozjan province – @MoDAfghanistan
Any US missiles fired at Syria will be shot down and the launch sites targeted, says Russia's ambassador to Lebanon, local media report
CENTCOM released a video that shows direct airstrike against ISKP emir in the North Qari Hekmat, killed a few days ago.2 week ago
CENTCOM released a video that shows direct airstrike against ISKP emir in the North Qari Hekmat, killed a few days ago.
Six members of a family have been killed as a result of personal enmity in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province2 week ago
Six members of a family have been killed as a result of personal enmity in the Behsud district of eastern Nangarhar province
Indian Army rescues a child from the encounter site where security forces are engaged in a gunbattle with militants in Khudwani, Kulgam of South Kashmir2 week ago
Indian Army rescues a child from the encounter site where security forces are engaged in a gunbattle with militants in Khudwani, Kulgam of South Kashmir
2 week ago
Kulgam encounter: one Jawan killed
A picture of the explosion of the bomb hit by IDF force along the Gaza Strip border2 week ago
A picture of the explosion of the bomb hit by IDF force along the Gaza Strip border
The agriculture irrigation and livestock director for western Ghor province and two others were injured on Wednesday when the vehicle they were travelling in struck a roadside bomb
2 week ago
Kashmir youth killed at gunfight site in Kulgam, civilian toll reaches 3
2 week ago
Mahmoud Abbas gave Hamas 60 days to give up full control of the Gaza Strip or he will consider it a 'rebellious province,' and halt all payments for electricity, workers salaries and emergency supplies, Al Jazeera reports.
The moment when Yemeni missile has fallen at Abha
2 week ago
Jammu and Kashmir encounter: 2 civilians including 1 minor boy killed in Khudwani area of Kulgam
Houthis claimed raids with drones on Abha airport in Asir
Ansarullah army group in Yemen targeted a Saudi base in Najran by ballistic missiles. Casualties unknown. Houthi groups are backed by Iran
2 week ago
Russia will respond immediately if its military will be hit during U.S strikes in Syria - Russian senator
Rebel activists: Lebanese Hezbollah militias abandon their positions in the vicinity of the T4 military airport and near the city of Qusayr
2 week ago
Armed forces of Armenia violated the ceasefire regime 102 times over the past day using large-caliber machine guns - Azerbaijan
A picture of the eastern areas of Gaza City, where Israeli artillery shelling in the wake of a bomb explosion next to one of the bulldozers penetrating the vicinity of the place march of the Great Return2 week ago
A picture of the eastern areas of Gaza City, where Israeli artillery shelling in the wake of a bomb explosion next to one of the bulldozers penetrating the vicinity of the place march of the Great Return
2 week ago
French IS fighter among 8 killed in North of Afghanistan: Afghan MoD
Israeli security cabinet will convene today at noon to discuss the situation in Syria and a possible U.S. military strike on the Assad government in the upcoming days
Australia would support "targeted" US airstrike in response to Syrian chemical attack, Julie Bishop says
An Italian KC-767 refueler over Saudi Arabia and then Jordan.2 week ago
An Italian KC-767 refueler over Saudi Arabia and then Jordan.
2 week ago
Fire exchange in Kashmir's Kulgam, trooper injured
Increased activity of coalition aircrafts at Al-Tanf area on Syria-Iraq border
Libya LNA Marshall Haftar, has allegedly had a stroke and was flown to Jordan. Haftar's health has been an issue for a while and he has really refused to pick a 2, except trusting his sons.
Russian drafted resolution supporting OPCW fact finding mission in Douma Syria fails to get necessary 9 positive votes and therefore fails (5 votes in favor, 4 against, 6 abstentions)
Syria: photo showing aftermath of Israeli airstrikes on Tiyas Airbase which killed 7 Iranians 2 days ago. Geolocated in heart of Airbase
2 week ago
1 soldier was killed in ambush in Bitlis
[email protected] Ambassador @OlofBSkoog asks for suspension of UNSC consideration of Russian draft resolution supporting @OPCW fact-finding mission in Douma Syria so Council may continue to consult on draft
Source in HQ of Russian North Fleet says that they expect strike on Syria in coming hours
PM Abadi denied that Turkish forces have made an incursion into Iraqi territory, calling such reports "completely false."
2 week ago
Russian raid on Al Qasabiyah village in South Idlib
US delegate: Russia wants to choose its own experts on the commission of inquiry
Amb. @nikkihaley: "Russia has chosen the Asad government, again, over the unity of this council Russia has trashed the credibility of this council." Moscow has vetoed six resolutions that would have investigated Asad's CW attacks [and 12 resolutions to defend Asad overall.]
Security Council rejects Russia's draft resolution to form a commission of inquiry on chemical attacks in Syria
Russian-drafted UNSC resolution to set up Syria chemical weapons inquiry fails to get the necessary 9 votes in favor and therefore fails (6 in favor, 7 against, 2 abstentions)
E. Ghouta: several BMPs (1 and 2) wrecked in Jobar.
British delegate: Russia used the veto to protect the Syrian government
Amb. @KarenPierceUN: Russia cannot carry out an investigation on its own in Syria; it has no mandate from the Security Council. The investigation has to be independent. It is clear Moscow cares more for saving Asad, "abusing the power of veto", than about the use of WMD.
Russia just vetoed once again a UNSCR which would have established an independent UN mechanism to investigate chemical weapons use in Syria. Only Bolivia supported them, no one else.
Russia has vetoed U.S resolution on Syria
Saudi Oshkosh M-ATV and M-113 leave the battlefield.
Russian envoy: The West is trying to justify a military strike against Syria
2 week ago
Israeli army has been put on high alert in Northern Israel near Syrian and Lebanese borders ahead of feared retailation by Iran and Hezbollah for attributed Israeli strike in Syria and ahead of possible military actions by America.
Russian Amb Nebenzia on US Syria chemical weapons inquiry - Why do you need the mechanism when you have already appointed the guilty party before the investigation?
Footage of US forces in Manbij seen setting up new positions today.
Russian delegate: We do not support the US draft resolution on Syria
US delegate: draft resolution by Russia gives it the opportunity to choose investigators
Syrian state TV just finished a panel discussion about the looming US air strikes. Guests all believed Pres Trump will only respond with an ineffective pin prick strike like last year.
Afghanistan: Isis ISKP members target Taliban militants in Wazyr village, Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province2 week ago
Afghanistan: Isis ISKP members target Taliban militants in Wazyr village, Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province
Houthi ATGM strike hit Saudi army M1A2S Abrams near Tuwal.2 week ago
Houthi ATGM strike hit Saudi army M1A2S Abrams near Tuwal.
The French delegate at UN: The atrocities of the Syrian government are war crimes
[email protected]: "NATO has consistently condemned Syria's continued use of chemical weapons as a clear breach of international norms and agreements. Any use of chemical weapons is unacceptable, and those responsible must be held accountable"
The Security Council will vote soon on two draft resolutions on Syria (US and Russian)
2 week ago
Russian MP denied information that Assad was evacuated to Iran, says that is fake
US official tells @TheNationalUAE : OPCW sending mission is good but will NOT affect US response.
2 week ago
A senior Russian lawmaker warns the US against a strike against Syria, says it could trigger a direct military clash between Russia and the U.S.
2 week ago
"Everyone around the world can see" that Syria recent attacks "are horrific" says @PressSec in response to question on whether chlorine attacks might have been what was dropped on civilians.
2 week ago
"I can't get into specific classified information" on why the US is confident of the culprit behind the chemical weapons attack in Syria, says @PressSec.
2 week ago
Will continue to work with various partners and allies on response to Syria chemical weapons attack, @PressSec says in response to my query on whether US would welcome military action also by France, Saudi Arabia and others.
Syria: Four members of the Fatimid militia were killed in battles in Syria and will be buried in Iran. In recent days, the Fatmiyeh militia has lost a number of fighters in the battles of Deir al-Zour in eastern Syria.
30 members of al-Houthi militia were killed in raids of the Arab coalition in the province of al-Baidah
"All options are on the table" for a US response to Syria, reiterates @PressSec.
Video from 9 April, 7:02pm showing presence of chemical gas canister in Douma. Same location as video of casualties. Also same location that Russia visited reporting 'no sign of chemical weapons'.
Saad Hariri selfie with Macron and Salman
US Special Operation Command C146A Wolfhound MAGMA18 airborne from Jizan Saudi Arabi
Any French strikes on Syria government would target chemical facilities, says President Macron
Prince Mohammad bin Salman: Iran should not possess nuclear weapons and the 1938 agreement that caused a global war must not be repeated
@obretix: NOTAM and navigational warnings in force on Wednesday, 11 April 2018. - only usual Russian Navy firing exercise2 week ago
@obretix: NOTAM and navigational warnings in force on Wednesday, 11 April 2018. - only usual Russian Navy firing exercise
US Ambassador to NATO: "I believe a military response, taking out perhaps some of the places where these missions are taking place - the bases from which they're flying to drop chemical weapons - I think that would be an appropriate response."
US Ambassador to NATO has told President Assad is guilty of "genocide" and military action would be "an appropriate response"
Mohammed Bin Salman: We are ready to work with our allies in any military action in Syria if necessary
Macron: We will continue to share information and announce our decision on Syria within days
Macron: We do not want any escalation of the situation in the region
Macron: We have red lines regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria
Macron: We stand with Saudi Arabia and exchange information to counter the threat of Huthi missiles
Macron: We share with Saudi Arabia the need to confront Iran's expansion in the region
Yemen: Reports saying that Government forces backed by Coalition in full control of Midi town at the western coast after clashes vs Houthis militants.
Senior Israeli offcial tells Israel's Channel 10 that after security discussions PM Netanyahu believes Trump is very likely to order an attack on Syria.
Lebanese PM @saadhariri to participate in meeting between French president Emmanuel Macron and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman in Paris
2 week ago
No shutdown in Pulwom on Wednesday, educational institutes to open after 10 days
Drug use rising in Paktika's Janikhel district2 week ago
Drug use rising in Paktika's Janikhel district
Lebanese PM Saad Hariri posts selfie with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and King of Morocco Mohammed VI, from Paris.
Suicide bomber targeted Afghan special force in Wardak province, casualties fears
May, Trump and Macron say: World needs to respond to suspected chemical attack in Syria
Russian reconnaissance plane is flying over North Hama
Russian reconnaissance plane is flying over North Hama
Global watchdog says it will 'shortly' deploy team to Douma to investigate CW attack, just hours before UNSC votes on rival US and Russian proposals on investigation
Report: Russia says some 2,000 rebels left Syria's Douma
Jammu and Kashmir: Wreath-laying and last rites of Rifleman MJ Sharma were performed at his native village in Kathua earlier today. He lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector yesterday2 week ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Wreath-laying and last rites of Rifleman MJ Sharma were performed at his native village in Kathua earlier today. He lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Sunderbani sector yesterday
2 week ago
President @ashrafghani arrived in Kabul after two days successful visit to Khost. He inaugurated several infrastructural projects and met with Ulama, tribal elders, teachers, provincial council, women, youth, civil society, investors, ANDSF and district governors
"We do not and we will not toleratepeople who support and fund terrorism," adds Qatar amir
In phone call, @POTUS and @theresa_may "agreed not to allow the use of chemical weapons to continue," according to just-released @WhiteHouse readout.
"We speak today and we see the suffering the Syrian people," says Qatar Amir Al Thani. "This matter should end immediately."
"We're working on unity in that part of the Middle East and I think it's working out very well," says @POTUS of his relationship with Qatar amir
We cannot tolerate a "war criminal" says Qatar amir in reference to Assad of Syria
It's working out "extremely well" with Qatar, says @POTUS alongside Amir in Oval Office
#EuphratesShield: ~3,500 displaced from Duma settled in Bel Camp set up only 2 weeks ago by @TurkKizilayi, few km E. of Azaz. Location:
Emir of Qatar, sitting beside Trump in Oval, talks Syria: "We cannot tolerate with a war criminal This matter should end immediately." Emir says Trump has been "very helpful" in working through GCC crisis.
Trump: Emir of Qatar is a great friend of mine and we work together well
Secretary Mattis will no longer be traveling to Nevada and San Francisco over the weekend, Pentagon officials say
Russia REJECTS US draft resolution on Syria at UNSC
Families who were evacuated from East Ghouta reached North Syria
2 week ago
Turkish PM's office denies the claims which come from Greek government about the incident. - Hurriyet.
Russian airforce flying low above Tartus
Gaza fishing zone extended from 6 to 9 nautical miles, approved by @cogat_israel and Israeli army, expected to last 3 months
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it is sending inspectors to Syria to investigate the weekend suspected chemical weapons attack, a move that could throw a wrench in Trump's plans to quickly respond "forcefully."
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