Secretary Pompeo has spoken with Khashoggi's fiance, Hatice Cengiz, per State Dept official

Map. History of Middle East conflict

22 October 2018
Moment when Tamer Abu Armaneh was killed in Southern Gaza East to Rafah yesterday1 week ago
Moment when Tamer Abu Armaneh was killed in Southern Gaza East to Rafah yesterday
1 week ago
Members of the British Parliament send a message to the British Foreign Secretary on Jamal Khashoggi
A military commander of HTS of "Lebanese nationality" was assassinated on the outskirts of the city of Maara_Al-Nu'man in the countryside Idlib
1 week ago
Channel 14 Hebrew: A young man who had planned to carry out a stabbing operation was arrested at the Elia checkpoint near Nablus.
1 week ago
Seven Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire during Gaza border protests. Hamas praised the "great sacrifice" of those killed. After the border fence was breached, the Israeli military said it had thwarted a "blatant terror attempt."
Germany 36 y/o woman from Syria arrested in Dresden on Wednesday on suspicion of providing material support for foreign terrorist organization Islamic State: police. Suspect entered Germany in 2015, allegedly tried to recruit fighters for IS then.
Elysee Palace: Paris and Abu Dhabi are working to set a new date for the visit of the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
1 week ago
IS-Somalia claims it assassinated a government customs officer in Bosaso yesterday using guns
1 week ago
Taliban claimed attack on military convoy that arrived last night at Tasan area of Deh Yak Ghazni, 3 APCs and 2 pickup trucks destroyed, 16 soldiers killed/wounded. 13 more soldiers also killed with laser mounted weapons.
Afghan forces conducted clearing operations in different parts of the country including Ghazni, Logar, Khost, Paktia, Nangarhar, Kandahar, Faryab, Balkh, Baghlan, Sar-e-Pul, Helmand, Nimruz, Herat and Badghis provinces in the past 24 hours ahead of the elections: MoD
Police operation reported in Tulkarm
1 week ago
Azerbaijan accused Armeniya in 24 ceasefire violations
Disputes and clashes in Aleppo between government fighters.
Beijing offers Kabul counter-terrorism cooperation1 week ago
Beijing offers Kabul counter-terrorism cooperation
Abdullah And China's Premier Hold Talks At SCO Summit In Dushanbe
Militant killed in encounter with security forces in J-K's Pulwama
Taliban claimed military convoy engaged in Sultan Bagh area of Shilgar Ghazni last night, APC destroyed and 8 soldiers killed.
1 week ago
Taliban claimed attack on 2 key CPs in Chishma Kul and Taht Qubal areas of Dashti Archi Kunduz overrun last night. Army fled area after losses, sizable amount arms/equipment seized
Son of Egypt's deposed President Mohammed Morsi released on bail after his arrest over false news charges
October 7: IS-Somalia claimed the assassinations of a Somali customs officer and an intelligence officer at Mogadishu's Bakaara Junction
9 Houthis killed in Saada battles and an attack foiled against the army in Taiz, Aden
Iranian merchants protested and closed their doors in Tehran, Tabriz, Mashhad, Isfahan, Kermanshah, Sanandaj, Orumiyeh truckers have been on strike since September.
1 week ago
Report: An encounter broke out between militants and security forces in Babgund in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir
Pulwama: killed militant identified as Shabir ahmed Dar of Samboora Pulwama. reportedly two militants including Zahoor Thokar escaped.
1 week ago
[email protected]: "I'm really proud to report that earlier today we secured the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson from Turkey."
Secretary Pompeo has spoken with Khashoggi's fiance, Hatice Cengiz, per State Dept official
1 week ago
Turkey has declared Gaziantep border as a Special Security Zone starting at 17.00 on Friday, October 12, 2018 and ending at 17.00 on October 26, 2018.
Trump says hopes to have US pastor freed by Turkey 'back home soon'
Iraqi MP from Basra Province: situation in Basra does not require a large security presence on the streets that creates problems for residents. Basra needs a security presence based on intelligence from sources and cameras. Restrict weapons to state control.
Bolton will go to trip to Russia, Azerbaijan, Armeniya and Georgia on 20 October
1 week ago
Turkish court frees Pastor Brunson by sentencing him for 3 years in prison. He has already served most of it and the remaining time will be suspended.
1 week ago
The Turkish court decides to lift the legal restrictions on pastor Branson
Russian state media: Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) militants in Syria are digging "new trenches around the key town of Kabani" in northern Syria's Latakia province, apparently refusing to withdraw from the area.
Clashes between rioters and troops in the village of Kafr Qaddum in district of Qalqilya
World Bank chief exits planned Saudi investment conference
Security Forces attack the participants in the march in the al-Khan al-Ahmar
Demonstration in the city of Jericho in the countryside of Idlib. Activists: "Down with the Assad to build the country"
Riot at Ras Karkar west of Ramallah against confiscation of lands1 week ago
Riot at Ras Karkar west of Ramallah against confiscation of lands
A mass demonstration in the town of Sarmada, in the countryside of Idlib
Pictures of the storming by security forces of Bazaria village northwest of Nablus1 week ago
Pictures of the storming by security forces of Bazaria village northwest of Nablus
1 week ago
Turkish prosecutor in trial of US pastor Brunson calls for Brunson to be jailed up to 10 years
1 week ago
Prosecutor asked the court to relieve probation imposed on Pastor Brunson
1 week ago
Erdogan: YPG units did not leave Manbij and Turkey will do what necessary to do
Around 100 people took to the streets in Kaspiysk, a coastal city in the Russia​n Republic of Daghestan, to protest development in the city centre. Activists were demanding that Mayor Mahammad Abdullayev not approve amendments to the city's master plan.
1 week ago
Erdogan: "The separatist organization has appointed mayor of the city and municipal organizations. We cannot tolerate this"
1 week ago
President Erdoğan on Manbij: "They promised us, they said, We will leave in 90 days, and as you see they did not leave"
1 week ago
Erdogan: "Now they are digging the tranches in Manbij. What it means? - they have prepared the tomb. We will enter that area"
Heavy clashes reported between Iranian IRGC forces and a Kurdish group opposed to the Iranian government today at Paveh Kurdish city. According to local sources several killed from both sides.
Demonstration in the Al-Bab city, Aleppo against Assad
1 week ago
SOHR: Rif Dimashq Desert witnesses violent clashes between ISIS and the government forces within the constant attempts by the latter to control the entire area
Deir ez-Zur: Five members of ISIS have killed by an airstrikes by the coalition , targeted a house in which they were holed up in al-Sousah town, in al-Bokamal countryside
Magas, Ingushetia today: Thousands on the streets for Friday prayers. Demonstrations growing in strength with people arriving continuously.
Rally after Friday prayers in Azaz, Aleppo
Several positions between as-Susah and Baghuz al-Fawqani have been lost to ISIS. At Hajin town, the situation is pretty clear now. SDF has been pushed out of the ouskirts, front is between Tall Sunbul and Tall al-Ja'bi.
Hajin pocket: There was a massive counterattack and SDF lost control over az-Zahra' east of as-Susah and IS attacked Iraqi border posts through the desert.
A sandstorm hits the Sinjar area.
1 week ago
Kazakhstan imposes ban on import of meat from Kyrgyzstan
1 week ago
Taliban fighters torched election office in AnarDara district of Farah province. Security personnel escaped.
Foreign Minister of Kyrgyzstan resigns
Taliban claimed Key CP (Balolo) in Qarlaq area of Dashti Archi Kunduz overrun last night, 27 soldiers including commander Abdul Rahman killed. 3 PKMs/5 M16/mortar/large amount equipment seized
A banner from the ongoing protest in Magas, Inghusetia, southern Russia. The banner reads: I don't agree I won't transfer [land to Chechnya]
1 week ago
Saudi delegation arrives to Ankara to participate in the investigation into the disappearance of Khashoggi
Taliban claimed Masud area (6 villages and 3000 homes) in Dara Suf district of Samangan is fully under their control
For first time in USMC history, a F-35B squadron is deployed to Persian Gulf. Escorted by USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), the USS Essex (LHD-2), a USNavy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship carrying 10 F-35Bs of USMC's VMFA-211 transited Hormuz Strait and are in Gulf.1 week ago
For first time in USMC history, a F-35B squadron is deployed to Persian Gulf. Escorted by USS The Sullivans (DDG 68), the USS Essex (LHD-2), a USNavy Wasp-class amphibious assault ship carrying 10 F-35Bs of USMC's VMFA-211 transited Hormuz Strait and are in Gulf.
A large fire was seen near the Israeli Zikim base, adjacent to the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip1 week ago
A large fire was seen near the Israeli Zikim base, adjacent to the town of Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip
1 week ago
British billionaire Richard Branson freezes business links with Saudi Arabia amid reports journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have been murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says he'll resign before 16 October to trigger early general election and to disband completely discredited National Assembly, which remains dominated by counter-revolutionary and reactionary forces.
Turkish army bombed Sidekan area
1 week ago
Haniyeh: Our people and their leaders must deal with all means to deal with the century
1 week ago
The Russian Defense Ministry: The Ministers of Defense of Russia and Uzbekistan have signed an agreement on the use of the airspace of countries by military aircraft. On the eve of Sergei Shoigu arrived in Tashkent, where today is a meeting of the Council of Ministers of Defense of CIS
Short ISIS clip shows them after overrunning SDF forward desert position somewhere east of al-Shafa village, Deir Ez-Zor
1 week ago
Large molotov fire in Nachal Shikma.
1 week ago
Erdogan: "God willing, very soon, with the support of our commandos, the east of the Euphrates will be free of the nests of terrorism."
The head of Ingushetia has promised not to disperse an agreed weekly rally against the land deal with Chechnya, because "a forceful [decision] will not give anything"
1 week ago
Another hearing of Brunson has begun in Izmir, Turkey
A fire is now near the railroad tracks opposite Kibbutz Or Haner. Firefighters are operating there.1 week ago
A fire is now near the railroad tracks opposite Kibbutz Or Haner. Firefighters are operating there.
Syria Air Force Il-76 on its way back from Tehran where it landed yesterday Iran with a new cargo for Assad or Hezbollah1 week ago
Syria Air Force Il-76 on its way back from Tehran where it landed yesterday Iran with a new cargo for Assad or Hezbollah
Clashes between SDF and the ISIS near Hajin east of Deir ez-Zur
Egypt- ISIS claim a triple-IED attack which damaged 2 bulldozers, an MRAP, and caused multiple casualties, near Rafah, North Sinai
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"
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