TRUMP: "Again, this took place in Turkey, and to the best of our knowledge Khashoggi is not a US citizen, is that right He's a permanent resident, okay as to whether we should stop $110b from being spent in this country, that would not be acceptable to me."

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 October 2018
U.S. Embassy Syria: We continue to stress that any military offensive in Idlib would be a reckless escalation and destabilize the region, and that any targeting of civilian infrastructure, including hospitals, must not occur.
Dozens of YPG and SDF fighters are moving towards Al Behra town with enthusiasm and high morale to swell the ranks in the battle against IS. "These are our lands and we will capture them from the abomination of the mercenaries"
On US pastor imprisoned in Turkey, for whom a court hearing is scheduled today, @statedeptspox replies to @cindysaine: "We don't have any further information" on whether he is about to be released and not aware of any such deal (as @NBCNews reported).
US state department: Saudi ambassador to US is on his way home we told him we are expecting information about Khashoggi once he returns
The territorial dispute between Ingushetia and Chechnya has been artificially provoked and is being maintained from outside, said Akhmed Gisaev, the head of the Human Rights Analysis Centre.
"We are not certain about what happened" to @JKhashoggi, says @statedeptspox. "There is a lot of speculation and there are a ton of rumors out there."
Bullet proof vehicle of Indian Army at Handwara in North Kashmir this morning when Hizbul militant Manan Wani was killed in an encounter by security forces.
Houthis firing at Saudi Apache in Northen Saada.
ISIS has temporarily today,have captured the Hajin Refugee camp,before SDF recaptured it
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The White House made a deal with Turkish gov to release North Carolina pastor Andrew Brunson soon, NBC news reports citing American officials
Islamic State Claims Large-Scale Attack On SDF In Deir ez-Zur.
Egypt- ISIS claim killing a soldier stationed at a checkpoint in a sniper attack near al-Arish, North Sinai
New video message of al-Zawahiri titled The Battle of Will and Awareness 2 released by AQ's as-Sahab Media.1 week ago
New video message of al-Zawahiri titled "The Battle of Will and Awareness 2" released by AQ's as-Sahab Media.
TRUMP: "Again, this took place in Turkey, and to the best of our knowledge Khashoggi is not a US citizen, is that right He's a permanent resident, okay as to whether we should stop $110b from being spent in this country, that would not be acceptable to me."
1 week ago
Joint Turkish-Saudi team to investigate Khashoggi disappearance upon latter's request: Turkish presidential aide
A civilian was killed by unknown gunmen in the town of Dhiban, east of Deir al-Zour
Islamic State (ISKP) releases images showing execution of alleged US and Afghan Army spies.
Senior ISIS facilitators arrested in Iraq, according to @CJTFOIR.
Islamic State Releases Pictures Showing Clashes With SDF. On The Outskirts Of Hawi As-Sousah Area In Deir ez-Zur.
Russian investigative committee opens criminal case over violation of safety rules in construction works following Soyuz spacecraft's crash.
Islamic State bomber arrested before carrying out suicide attack in Diyala
1 week ago
Two Turkish officials deny Trump's claim that US investigators are in Turkey to help Jamal Khashoggi probe
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ISIS claims umpteenth targeted assassination: today a Somali customs officer killed in Bosaso
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Clashes erupted between rioters and troops in the town of Asira al-Qibliya, south of Nablus, shortly before.
Houthis captured Saudi army positions in Al-Dood area of Jizan province.1 week ago
Houthis captured Saudi army positions in Al-Dood area of Jizan province.
In Iraq, 3 civilians severely injured after rocket falls on agricultural area in Hawija district in Kirkuk Province.
First pictures of Soyuz with 2-man crew on board after forced landing in Kazakhstan1 week ago
First pictures of Soyuz with 2-man crew on board after forced landing in Kazakhstan
Sand storms sweep across Kurdistan Duhok
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Two Afghan military officials arrested in 2016 have been sentenced to twenty years each for passing secrets to Pakistan. They claim they were forced into confessions.
A dust storm sweeping the province of Nineveh1 week ago
A dust storm sweeping the province of Nineveh
Iraqi Security Forces arrest 18 ISIS who infiltrated into al-Qayyara subdistrict south of Mosul. ISIS members had light weapons and grenades.
A dust storm strikes the city of Mosul now and obscures the vision
Turkish FM meets with Iraqi PM about relations, reconstruction
An Egyptian Military Court sentenced to death 17 defendants accused of participating in the attack that targeted the St. Peter and St Paul Church in Alexandria and Tanta cities last year.
Hayat Tahrir a-Sham (Nusra) arrested Idlib activist Ahmad Ghajjar for posting a status on Facebook mocking a decision of the HTS-affiliated Salvation Government. HTS has arrested multiple civilians for criticizing it online in recent years.
1 week ago
AFP: A British minister: Riyadh faces serious consequences if proved to be involved in the disappearance of Khashoggi
A fire is now in the Nir-Am. Fire crews on the way.1 week ago
A fire is now in the Nir-Am. Fire crews on the way.
1 week ago
Russian deputy foreign minister Karasin declined invitation of Georgian government to carry out site inspection of biological laboratory in Tbilisi in order "not to legitimize" it. Russian government prefers to spread disinformation about it instead.
Syria: variety of IEDs recently dismantled in Greater Idlib and N. Aleppo CS. First was a big one (~20 kg) neutralized by HTS in Kafranbel.
Renewed demonstrations on Gaza border fence: Burning tires now in the northern Gaza Strip1 week ago
Renewed demonstrations on Gaza border fence: Burning tires now in the northern Gaza Strip
Hodeidah: series of raids by coalition in conjunction with the bombardment on the outskirts of the city of Durehami
Joint Armenian-Russian military drill ongoing in Armenia.
1 week ago
Khamenei: There is no dead-end, nor any unresolvable problem in our country.
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Khamenei: When encountering internal andstructural challenges of the country's economy as well as issues arising from U.S.'s brutal sanctions, apply prudent solutions that would result in sustainable resolving of people's livelihood problems and enemy's losing hope in sanctions' effectiveness.
Soyuz crew members are on board helicopter on their way back to Baikonur Cosmodrome
Senator Korker told Reuters: Khashoggi's disappearance is disturbing and contradicts the reforms of the Saudi crown prince
Araik Khandoyan, a member of the SasnaTsrer armed unit, in August released by the court in Armenia, died, reported Varuzhan Avetisyan.
Senator Korker told Reuters on Saudi journalist disappearance: You can not kill journalists as you want
Stabbing attack in the West Bank, near an army base in Samaria. 2 Israeli army soldiers wounded, One soldier was stabbed by the Palestinian terrorist and wounded, one soldier lightly wounded from shrapnel during the shots that was fired as the terrorist fled he scene.1 week ago
Stabbing attack in the West Bank, near an army base in Samaria. 2 Israeli army soldiers wounded, One soldier was stabbed by the Palestinian terrorist and wounded, one soldier lightly wounded from shrapnel during the shots that was fired as the terrorist fled he scene.
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A young man was shot dead by the Israeli army for allegedly attempting to stab a settler at the northern West Bank settlement of Tamir, claiming that an Israeli casualty was slightly injured
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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
1 week ago
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
1 week ago
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.
1 week ago
Russian and US astronauts alive, landed in Kazakhstan and made a radio contact
1 week ago
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.
1 week ago
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
1 week ago
The head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) discussed Syria, Libya and Afghanistan in Qatar
1 week ago
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
1 week ago
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.
1 week ago
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.
1 week ago
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
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