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20 July 2018
32,000ft heading over Iran - Russian Air Force IL76 RA78847
A pro-ISIS hacking group calling itself "Inghimasat dawlawiya team" posts infographics detailing "six months of operations", claims to have created and hacked several hundred Facebook and Twitter accounts
The Palestinian delegate: The Security Council failed to shoulder its responsibilities to what is happening in Gaza
15 Hours after departure from NAS Sigonella - FORTE10 continues to carry out it's task in the Eastern Mediterranean West of Lebanon and Syria at 56,000 feet3 month ago
15 Hours after departure from NAS Sigonella - FORTE10 continues to carry out it's task in the Eastern Mediterranean West of Lebanon and Syria at 56,000 feet
Libyan National Army's representative denies reports of general Haftar's death
U.S. still looking into 'exact kind or mix" of the chemical agent used in the attack - State Department
Pro-Haftar sources denying his death. Will have to wait for clarification.
WH: NSC meeting this afternoon is "at the deputies level." - @PressSec
3 month ago
Iran has granted Russia overflight and landing rights for strategic bombers, presumably for Syria operations
3 month ago
"There is another national security meeting this afternoon on the deputies' level" to discuss Syria, confirms @PressSec.
3 month ago
"We have a very high confidence" Syria responsible for the chemical attack in Douma, says @PressSec in response to question about Russia alleging it was staged by UK.
Sources tell General Haftar is in Paris in hospital and not well at all but they don't know if he has passed - but his top guys (Spox officers) tell he his fine. The unity government says they don't know. So at the moment it's unconfirmed
Sanders: Confident that Syria is responsible for the chemical attack and Russia due to their failure to prevent it
The White House Spox Sanders says Trump spoke with Macron once again earlier today. Conversations on Syria with allies and partners continue
The US State Department: The Syrian regime is responsible for the attack in Douma
3 month ago
"Syria had responsibility in this chemical weapons attack" and US also holds Russia responsible for failing to stop it," says @PressSec.
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues: Russian Gov chartered, Russia flag RoRo Alexandr Tkachenko transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus carrying Project03160 Raptor, BMK-T bridge erection boat, Ural 4320 trucks. @YorukIsik pics  @reuterspictures @ReutersWorld3 month ago
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues: Russian Gov chartered, Russia flag RoRo Alexandr Tkachenko transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus carrying Project03160 Raptor, BMK-T bridge erection boat, Ural 4320 trucks. @YorukIsik pics @reuterspictures @ReutersWorld
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 15km NE of Akseki, Turkey
Reports that the head of the Eastern Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar, has died in hospital.
3 month ago
Britain's UN ambassador calls Russian military assertion that the UK staged a chemical attack in Syria "a blatant lie."
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues amid rising international crisis in Middle East: BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria for its first deployment in 2018 after 7 months of repairs.3 month ago
Supply and reinforcement for Russia's Syria campaign continues amid rising international crisis in Middle East: BSF Tapir class LST Nikolai Filchenkov 152 transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria for its first deployment in 2018 after 7 months of repairs.
Latest Palestinian Health Ministry numbers: 701 wounded in Gaza3 month ago
Latest Palestinian Health Ministry numbers: 701 wounded in Gaza
3 month ago
J&K Ministers Chandra Prakash Ganga and Lal Singh submitted their resignations minutes after PM Modi sends a warning
3 month ago
Russian defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov says Britain told the White Helmets first responders to fake the suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma
US ambassador to the United Nations says President Trump 'has not yet made a decision about possible actions in Syria.'
British delegate to UN: The Syrian government is a danger to the international community
British delegate to UN: Russia breaks international treaties and ignores international law
UK envoy: The Syrian government is responsible for the chemical attack
The French delegate: The use of the Assad government of chemical weapons is a flagrant violation of international law
Tankers over Mediterranean: USAF Douglas KC-10A Extender (86-0033) leaving Italian airspace off Sicilian coast to eastern Mediterranean Sea. Note that on the same route there also 2 others USAF KC-10A (83-0075 and 79-1711)   near Sardinia also flying eastward. Probably not alone3 month ago
Tankers over Mediterranean: USAF Douglas KC-10A Extender (86-0033) leaving Italian airspace off Sicilian coast to eastern Mediterranean Sea. Note that on the same route there also 2 others USAF KC-10A (83-0075 and 79-1711) near Sardinia also flying eastward. Probably not alone
3 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense: Russia has evidences that U.K involved in "provocation" in Eastern Ghouta
Nikki Haley: Assad used chemical weapons at least 50 times and there are estimates of up to 200 times
Nikki Haley: Russia has blocked the mechanism of investigation using chemical in Syria
Nikki Haley: Russia defended the Assad government and its continued use of chemical weapons
US Ambassador Nikki Haley: Russia has ignored the real threat to international security, the use of chemical weapons in Syria
There should be no rush to launch military action on Syria, but 'at one point you have to do something', says US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley
Russian delegate to UN: We warn against repeating the scenarios of Iraq and Libya in Syria
The Russian delegate to UN: The military action of Washington in Syria may eliminate all diplomatic efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis
Russian delegate to UN: The negative developments in the Syrian crisis will have serious repercussions
António Guterres: systematic violations of international law in Syria since the beginning of the crisis
#UN Secretary General António Guterres tells Security Council emergency session on Syria- the Cold War is back
UN Secretary-General Antonio Gutierrez: The situation in the Middle East threatens global security
A session of the Security Council shortly after a Russian request to address the situation in Syria
Haley: We are waiting for information to make the final decision on Syria
3 month ago
State media: Uzbekistan officials use drones to monitor people's vegetable gardens. Those who fail to 'use the land efficiently' face triple tax.
An Israeli reconnaissance drone flying in the northern Lebanese province of Akkar near the border with Syria
3 month ago
Gaza's Health Ministry says 363 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli fire or treated for tear gas inhalation in mass protests on the Gaza-Israel border, @AP reports
3 month ago
Palestinian protesters set off explosive, try to fly kite bomb over border
The journalist Ahmed abu-Hussein, wounded earlier today near the GazaFence, is in serious condition - Palestinian media3 month ago
The journalist Ahmed abu-Hussein, wounded earlier today near the GazaFence, is in serious condition - Palestinian media
3 month ago
Palestinian Ministry of Health: 363 wounded with live ammunition and tear gas canisters in Gaza
3 month ago
Kremlin: Putin warns Macron of any reckless and dangerous actions in Syria
3 month ago
Israeli army Spokesperson update: Israeli army estimates 10,000 demonstrators participate in the Great Return March in Gaza right (a little less than last week). Army also claims an IED exploded near the fence and might've injured some protesters
In Kyrgyzstan Opposition MPs refused to listen to government report, as PM Isakov remains missing meetings
[email protected]: Between April 6 and April 12, US-led Coalition military forces conducted 15 strikes targeting ISIS, 10 strikes in Syria and 5 in Iraq
UAE Pantsir battery on the move in Yemen
France's foreign minister has cancelled trips to Albania and Slovenia because of rising global tensions around Syria
3 month ago
The Russian ambassador to the UK accuses the White Helmets of staging "fake chemical attacks" in Syria
Macron wants to 'intensify' dialogue with Russia on Syria: French presidency
Russian ambassador to the UK likens possible military action against the Syrian government to the Iraq war3 month ago
Russian ambassador to the UK likens possible military action against the Syrian government to the Iraq war
France confirms a phone call on Syria between @EmmanuelMacron and Putin
3 month ago
Over 100 Palestinians wounded, including 10 medical personnel and at least 1 journalist during the #GreatReturnMarch protests in Gaza today - Palestinian media
3 month ago
Reuters: Macron tells Putin in phone call he wants to intensify dialogue with Russia to bring peace to Syria
3 month ago
The Palestine Red Crescent Society reports 27 injured in Gaza protest. The report states 14 wounded by live fire and one with a serious head injury.
3 month ago
Russian ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko says Syrian Government had warned that rebels could stage a chemical attack
3 month ago
Russian officials who visited Douma in Syria did not find traces of chemical substances - Russian ambassador to the UK
3 month ago
Turkey President @RT_Erdogan says he discussed steps for peace in Syria during discussions with Russia President Putin and @POTUS
India is doing 'state terrorism' in the Kashmir: Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Pakistan is advocating the case of the Kashmir from the past seventy years: PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
Kashmir issue should be resolved. Indian army is catering the innocent freedom fighting Kashmiris 'brutally': Pakistani PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
3 month ago
Israeli army releases video showing Palestinians attempting to damage fence on Gaza border
3 month ago
Israeli army: Palestinians attempt to breach fence with explosives, Molotov cocktails
3 month ago
Palestinians wounded at Gaza-Israel border protests
3 month ago
Atmosphere around Syria very alarming, says Russia Foreign Minister Lavrov
3 month ago
Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories: Priorities of Hamas are obvious and the Gazans rank last
3 month ago
Two injuries by bullets east of Al-Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.
A senior Israeli army officer said today that Yasser Murtaja, the reporter shot dead last Friday, was indeed a Hamas operative. He added the Israeli army doesn't fire towards people seen to be wearing press attire, said the army is still investigating the circumstances of his death
Part of the preparations ahead of the Friday protests at the Gaza perimeter3 month ago
Part of the preparations ahead of the Friday protests at the Gaza perimeter
Some of those injured in earlier protests at the Gaza perimeter have returned today3 month ago
Some of those injured in earlier protests at the Gaza perimeter have returned today
3 month ago
Lavrov: Russia has irrefutable evidence that the incident in the Syrian Duma was a show organized by the special services of one of the Russophobic states
3 month ago
Kulgam civilian killings: restrictions remain imposed in old quarters of Kashmir capital to thwart protests; Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia Masjid; protests and clashes reported from some areas of the city
3 month ago
Lavrov: Any military moves on Syria will lead to new waves of immigration to Europe
3 month ago
Lavrov: We are in constant contact with the American side on Syria
3 month ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov: I think the investigation team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Duma will not find evidence of the use of chemical weapons
3 month ago
Clashes erupt on Israel-Gaza border on third Friday of protests
3 month ago
German government spokesman says Germany will do everything it can to maintain political pressure on Russia over Syria
Israeli army Spokesman to Gaza residents: Do not let Hamas take advantage of you
Islamic State Releases Pictures Showing Targeting Of SAA Bulldozer On The Outskirts Of AbuKamal.
Israeli warplanes flying at an medium altitude in the Marjayoun area of ​​southern Lebanon
"We want to increase political pressure on Russia. If Russia doesn't change its behavior we won't be able to solve Syria crisis", says German foreign minister @HeikoMaas in Brussels
ISIS attacks Iraqi Army checkpoint in north Diyala province. 1 soldier injured.
Israeli official: Honduras passing resolution moving embassy to Jerusalem
Photos from Khalifa 3 joint Egypt - UAE Naval exercise in the Red Sea3 month ago
Photos from Khalifa 3 joint Egypt - UAE Naval exercise in the Red Sea
3 month ago
3 protesters wounded from Israeli fire near the Gaza Fence - Palestinian media
The UN Security Council schedules another emergency meeting at Russia's request on the threat to international peace from possible air strikes on Syria by the US and its allies
There is an Israeli military drone flying overhead Ramallah
3 month ago
Report: Palestinians attempt to cross border fence between Gaza and Israel
3 month ago
British ministers back action to deter Syrian chemical weapon use
Uganda says it is "positively considering" Israel's request to to allow 500 Eritrean and Sudanese refugees to relocate there.
Uganda agrees to accept a 'batch' of African migrants from Israel, minister announces, after months of speculation
3 month ago
Azerbaijan counted 110 shelling at the contact line in last 24 hours
Syrian Air Force Su24 noticed in Kweiris airbase, Aleppo province
3 month ago
Palestinian government: We hold Israel responsible for the crime committed by settlers in Akraba mosque near Nablus
3 soldiers killed, 5 others wounded in Bradost
One civilian was killed in artillery shelling on Al Lataminah town of Northern Hama
Artillery and missile shelling of the system on Tallaf in South Hama
Saudi foreign minister says Qatar crisis will not be discussed during Sunday's Arab Summit
3 month ago
Taliban kill 10 security forces in Afghan province of Herat
A mosque in the West Bank village of Aqraba was vandalized and subject to an arson attempt overnight by suspected Jewish extremists3 month ago
A mosque in the West Bank village of Aqraba was vandalized and subject to an arson attempt overnight by suspected Jewish extremists
US Secretary of State Nominee Mike Pompeo says Turkey entering into Afrin took an already incredibly complex situation, and put another twist into a cartwheel. He also accuses Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani to try to carve up Syria during the last summit held in Ankara.
Afghan NDS Special Forces storm Taliban compound in Nangarhar province3 month ago
Afghan NDS Special Forces storm Taliban compound in Nangarhar province
3 month ago
Israel's envoy to Russia Gary Koren calls Iran main culprit responsible for potential negative scenario in Syria, stresses Israeli army will continue strikes inside Syria to prevent Iran strengthening there.
Friday of burning the Israeli flag protests begin near the GazaFence. This is the 3rd Friday of the GreatReturnMarch. Until now, 33 Palestinians killed and 3,000 wounded (1,300 from Israeli bullets). Israeli army threatens to escalate response if protests continue3 month ago
"Friday of burning the Israeli flag" protests begin near the GazaFence. This is the 3rd Friday of the #GreatReturnMarch. Until now, 33 Palestinians killed and 3,000 wounded (1,300 from Israeli bullets). Israeli army threatens to escalate response if protests continue
US Navy P8 Poseidon 168433 heading  Eastern Mediterranean from Sigonella, USAF Global Hawk AE54B5 circling off the coast of Lebanon3 month ago
US Navy P8 Poseidon 168433 heading Eastern Mediterranean from Sigonella, USAF Global Hawk AE54B5 circling off the coast of Lebanon
3 month ago
Jeremy Corbyn says "the Government appears to be waiting for instructions" from President Trump on how to proceed in Syria
3 month ago
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says UK military intervention in Syria risks "escalating an already devastating conflict" and the UK should press for an "independent UN-led investigation" of the alleged chemical attack
Another major fire at Osh bazaar in Bishkek early am this morning. Emergency Ministry official says arson suspected. This is the 3rd incident at this location so far.
Russian Defense Ministry: Russian military police deployed checkpoints at Douma
3 month ago
IS cells south of Qaryatayn and near rebel-held E Qalamoun pocket launch attack on SAA positions in Mahasaah region in E Homs countryside.
Guardian: Preparations for a possible Russian counter attack on the British base RAF Akrotiri in Cyprus were underway on Thursday in the event of US-led military action in Syria.
@SenatorMenendez at today's Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing on Pompeo's nomination: "Turkey is supposed to be our NATO ally," but it "is fighting the same Kurds that we have depended upon to defeat [ISIS]"
Pro-SAA Popular Resistance In Eastern Region targets USA military base (former SAA 93th Brigade) at AinIssa in N Raqqa countryside  (12 April 2018)3 month ago
Pro-SAA "Popular Resistance In Eastern Region" targets USA military base (former SAA 93th Brigade) at AinIssa in N Raqqa countryside (12 April 2018)
[email protected]: president Trump met with NSC members, has yet to make final decision on Syria.
President Trump to discuss Syria with France's Macron and UK's May later Thursday, according to White House
3 month ago
"President Trump just finished a meeting with his National Security team to discuss the situation in Syria. No final decision has been made. We are continuing to asses intelligence and are engaged in conversations with our partners and allies," says @PressSec.
3 month ago
After hours long meeting, the British Cabinet has "agreed on the need to take further action" to deter further use of chemical weapons in Syria. The Prime Minister will "continue to work with allies in the United States and France to coordinate an international response"
3 month ago
Britain: We must take the necessary steps to prevent the Assad government from chemical weapons use in the future
Cabinet backs PM on Syria, agreed chemical weapons use cannot go unchallenged and agreed the need to take action to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad government. No more specifics, prob guided by the fact the US is still to publicly agree its position.3 month ago
Cabinet backs PM on Syria, agreed chemical weapons use "cannot go unchallenged" and agreed "the need to take action to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad government." No more specifics, prob guided by the fact the US is still to publicly agree its position.
US Navy P-8A 168431 PS023 and US Navy P-8A 168439 PS024  are currently on task over the Eastern Mediterranean operating West of Latakia and Tartus, Syria.3 month ago
US Navy P-8A 168431 PS023 and US Navy P-8A 168439 PS024 are currently on task over the Eastern Mediterranean operating West of Latakia and Tartus, Syria.
Russia calls for UN Security Council meeting on Syria
Saudi Arabia: Hezbollah media channel releases some pictures of the Burkan-2H rockets (aka Volcano-2H) launched on Riyadh and on other Saudi locations yesterday.
A report indicated that Yazdanpanah, PAK Kurdish leader, car was shot at today #Erbil
NO reports of casualties/damage after Saudi royal air defence forces intercepted yet another Houthi ballistic missile over Jazan, fired from Yemen3 month ago
NO reports of casualties/damage after Saudi royal air defence forces intercepted yet another Houthi ballistic missile over Jazan, fired from Yemen
Russia's UN ambassador says top priority is to avert war in Syria, doesn't rule out possibility of US-Russian conflict.
3 month ago
Saudi air defense intercepts a ballistic missile in the skies of Jazan south of the KSA
Houthis fire ballistic missile toward Saudi city of Jizan
8 UAE army MaxxPro on the west coast. Source claims all MRAPs were given to the Southern Resistance.
U.S. seeking extradition of five Bulgarians over Syria embargo breach: Sofia prosecutor
Houthi fighting against pro-Hadi forces in Taiz.
Russia's UN ambassador urges Washington and its allies not to take military action in Syria
Russia's delegate to the UN Security Council: The Security Council's priority should be to avoid war in Syria
Pompeo says Trump has the authority to attack Syria without congressional authorization, pursuant to his inherent constitutional authorities. Murphy presses him on the limiting principle. Pompeo concedes there's no attack or imminent threat thereof on US by Assad government
US officials: We have received blood samples from the victims of the attack in Douma. Confirms the presence of chlorine and nerve gas
CNN: U.S. Officials: Urine samples from Douma victims test positive for chlorine, nerve agent.
Source to CNBC suggests Washington plans to strike eight targets in Syria
3 month ago
Palestinian shot by Israeli army soldiers in Gaza protests earlier today dies of wounds
The outgoing head of the CIA appeared to confirm Thursday reports that around 200 Russian mercenaries were killed in February during a clash with US-led forces in Syria
NATO's chief calls for access to site of poison gas attack in Syria
Pompeo just confirmed "a couple hundred Russians were killed" in Syria in shout-out involving US forces. US Defense officials have so far refused to do so publicly.
Syrian TV: Damascus holds the West responsible for any disruption of the work of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Israeli army apologizes for scaring Tel Aviv residents with practice fly-bys
Islamic State claims to have killed and wounded 4 Hashd Al-Shaabi militiamen #PMU during an attack wirh the explosive device east of #TalAfar
Islamic State claims to have damaged a Hummer and killed / wounded several Iraqi #ISF soldiers during an attack east of #Ruthba in Anbar Province
Mattis says he is going to the White House for a meeting after his hearing to present options to the president on Syria
In response to the Russian claim that Israel is destabilizing Syria an Israeli official said: "Iranian are those destabilizing Syria: They are trying to build permanent bases and threaten Israel"
At least 16 dead in Iraq attack at funeral of anti-IS fighters: official
Further confirmation of Azerbaijan operation of Israel Harop loiter munitions, rather unexpectedly courtesy of a State Border Guard music video3 month ago
Further confirmation of Azerbaijan operation of Israel Harop loiter munitions, rather unexpectedly courtesy of a State Border Guard music video
Further confirmation of Azerbaijan operation of Israel Harop loiter munitions, rather unexpectedly courtesy of a State Border Guard music video
Pompeo on Iran: "I have seen no evidence that they are not in compliance today" with the deal.
President Trump on Syria: "We're having a number of meetings today. We'll see what happens."
10 killed, 14 injured in bombing in Shirqat Iraq
UNSC on Syria: Sweden has proposed a 'high-level disarmament mission' sent to Syria immediately to resolve chemical weapon issue 'once and for all'
President Trump, holding a meeting in the Cabinet Room, says a decision on Syria will be made soon and will hold a meeting on it today.
Chemical weapons agency says team is on its way to Syria and will start work April 14
3 month ago
Mattis: Congress will be notified before any potential U.S. strikes against Assad government in Syria
3 month ago
Mattis tells Congress: No decision has been made about launching strikes in Syria against the Assad government
The defense secretary adds that the US is looking to avoid the Syria crisis from getting "out of control" while American military action is being considered
First group of OPCW chemical weapons experts will arrive in Syria today: Syria's UN envoy
If Israel attacks, Tel Aviv and Haifa will be 'erased from the map,' threatens senior Iranian official
War "must be the last resort," says US Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo at hearing on Capitol Hill
China expressed concern of rising tensions in Syria, and called on all relevant parties of the Syria issue to remain calm and show restraint: foreign ministry
"We are committed to ending that war [in Syria] through the Geneva process, the @UN orchestrated effort" says US SecDef Mattis "It has been unfulfilled again because Russia has continually blocked the efforts. That doesn`t mean we give up"
"There's a tactical concernthat we don't add to any civilians deaths" Mattis tells HASC on Syria "We're trying to stop the murder of innocent people. But on a strategic level its how we keep this from escalating out of control, if you get my drift on that"
US Defense Secretary: US looks to avoid escalating escalation becomes out of control in Syria
"There will be notification to leadership, of course, prior to the attack" adds US Defence Secretary Mattis re possible Syria strike
Supreme leader's representative at Quds force, cleric Shirazi, says Iran can destroy Israel: FARS
"We will report to Congress. We will keep open lines of communication" @DeptofDefense Secretary Mattis says when asked if lawmakers will be notified of potential US action in Syria
Mattis promises to communicate with the Congressional leadership ahead of any strike on Syria
"There have been a umber of these [chemical] attacks" per Mattis "In many cases you know we don't have troops. We're not engaged on the ground there so I cannot tell you we had evidence" despite indications it sarin or other chemicals were used
Mattis: Cannot say U.S. has evidence on chemical weapons attack, but has seen media reports.
Pressed on Syria, SecDef Mattis says "I don't want to get, as you'll understand, into the details of a potential decision by the commander in chief due to this latest attack"
"The only reason Assad is still in power is because of the Russia|ns regretable vetos in the @UN and the Russian and Iran|ian militaries" per SecDef Mattis
3 month ago
The first question to Maria Zakharova (Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson) at her weekly briefing is about the British "provocation." She says it is linked to Syria, to the general anti-Russian narrative, and the internal narrative in Britain around things like Brexit.
Mattis says Russia is "complicit" in helping Syria retain chemical weapons. Also, says "Russia has continually blocked the efforts" of diplomacy to end the war in Syria.
"Our role in Syria is the defeat of ISIS" says @DeptofDefense Sec Mattis "We are not going to engage in this civil war itself"
Israel's President Rivlin accuses Poland of distorting history in Holocaust remembrance speech
Egypt sends invitation to Ethiopia and Sudan to hold a meeting in Cairo to discuss the issue of Al Nahda Dam
Top HASC Dem Adam Smith: "It seems unwise to me to start launching missiles" into Syria without long-term strategy, congressman says in opening remarks during Mattis/Dunford testimony
"We have dramatically reduced ISIS' physical caliphate, using a coordinated, whole-of-government approach that works "by, with, and through" our allies and partners to crush ISIS' claim of invincibility" SecDef says in opening remarks
3 month ago
C-130 heading towards Hmiemiem airbase earlier today over Hama few kilometers away got extra fuel tanks, could be Iranian but the tight nose suggests that it is of the US Special Forces, the plane likely landed in Hmiemiem
C-130 heading towards Hmiemiem airbase earlier today over Hama few kilometers away  got extra fuel tanks, could be Iranian but the tight nose suggests that it is of the US Special Forces, the plane likely landed in Hmiemiem
Turkey forms new administration in Afrin, consisting of 11 Kurds, 8 Arabs and one Turkmen, preceded over by a Kurd.
Il-76 planes today at Airport in Qamisli(moved from Damascus yesterday)
3 month ago
Azerbaijan, Iran Reach Breakthrough on Disputed Fields in the Caspian Sea
3 month ago
Remains of Greek mirage jet found off Skyros, according to Hellenic Air Force, pilot confirmed dead.
Iraqi local police arrest 6 ISIS members in Wahda neighborhood of West Mosul.
In Rashad area in southwest Kirkuk province, Iraq, ISIS attacks Fed Police patrol and injures 4. ISIS kills man in front of his family for cooperating with security forces. ISIS destroys 2 homes and burns 3 others.
3 month ago
[email protected]: Attack on Syria "could be very soon or not so soon at all."
Ethiopia holds Egypt responsible for the failure of negotiations on the dam Renaissance
The last convoy of civilians and fighters has left Douma to the rebel-held north, completing one of the largest forcible displacement campaigns in the history of the Syrian civil war. Tens of thousands who remained surrendered to government control.
3 month ago
Russia's @mfa_russia spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says Trump @realDonaldTrump's threats to use force against Assad in Syria is "a violation of UN @UN charter"
Russia's @mfa_russia spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says Trump @realDonaldTrump's threats to use force against Assad in Syria is a violation of UN @UN charter
3 month ago
President Erdoğan and Russian President Putin exchanged views on the latest developments in Syria in phone call
3 month ago
Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman says Israeli airstrike worsened stability in Syria
3 month ago
Hellenic Air Force and Greek defense ministry have yet to confirm death of pilot of the Greek Mirage that crashed off Skyros but Greek defense minister Panos Kammenos tweets tribute to 'a herowho fell in the fight to defend our national sovereignty and territorial integrity.'
3 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: The situation in Syria is fraught with danger and further escalation
In Damascus, Iran's Ali Akbar Velayati hints at an operation to expel US troops from Syria: "East of the Euphrates is also a very important area. We hope big steps will be taken in order to capture this area and expel the occupying Americans."
NATO considers the use of chemical weapons as a threat to international peace and security. Those responsible must be held accountable. We must protect the ban on the use of chemical weapons – @jensstoltenberg
3 month ago
Greek fighter pilot killed in crash after Turkish intercept mission: officials
3 month ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May holding "war council" meeting
Slovakia is making major contributions to NATO mission in Iraq - last month I saw how Slovak instructors are training local security forces there - @jensstoltenberg
We also discussed the situation in Syria and condemn in the strongest terms the use of chemical weapons; calling on the Syrian government + its backers to allow full and unimpeded access to int'l medical assistance and monitoring - @jensstoltenberg
Afghan: District Governor Among Several Killed in Taliban Attack
Saudi FM: Iran and terrorism are two sides of the same coin in the region
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubair: Riyadh does not tolerate terrorism and Iranian interference in the region
A bomb blast took place near a peace advocacy tent in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Thursday, but caused no casualties3 month ago
A bomb blast took place near a peace advocacy tent in the capital of southeastern Khost province on Thursday, but caused no casualties
Merkel says Germany understands and supports that everything done to demonstrate chemical weapons use in Syria not acceptable3 month ago
Merkel says Germany "understands and supports" that "everything" done to demonstrate chemical weapons use in Syria not acceptable
Pakistan FM spox Faisal has rejected what he called "baseless Afghan allegations of violation of its airspace and air raids inside Afghan territory by Pakistan Air Force." The statement came after Kabul said Pakistan's shelling and Kunar killed one person this week
EU extends rights sanctions on Iran, at odds over new measures
3 month ago
There has been no respite in civilian casualties of war in Afghanistan - 763 killed and 1,495 wounded in the first three months of 2018, @UNAMAnews says
3 month ago
Chancellor Angela Merkel says the German government will not participate in any military strike on Syria, according to @dpa
3 month ago
Merkel: It seems clear that Syria has not destroyed its stockpiles of chemical weapons
Polish President Andrzej Duda and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin join the March of the Living at Auschwitz-Birkenau
3 month ago
Merkel: All actions should be studied on Syria and Berlin will not participate in any strikes
Aftermath of the bombing. Azaz
Syria missile tensions causing headache for airlines: Lebanon 's MEA 322 Beirut - Baghdad, usually 90 min direct fly over Syria,   circumvents way south3 month ago
Syria missile tensions causing headache for airlines: Lebanon 's MEA 322 Beirut - Baghdad, usually 90 min direct fly over Syria, circumvents way south
3 month ago
The Palestine Liberation Organization PLO: We call upon the Arab states to sever diplomatic relations with any state that moves its embassy to Jerusalem
Macron says no decision yet on whether to strike Syria
3 month ago
Turkish military says no Turkish jets were present in the area while the Greek jet crashed.
3 month ago
Foreign Minister of Germany: According to my information, no decision has yet been taken to launch a military strike against Syria
A bomb exploded in Azaz city north of Aleppo. A civilian was injured
Macron says Syria response will be at 'time of our choosing'
3 month ago
Hellenic Air Force fighter jet down off Sporades island of Skyros, @Kathimerini_gr reports. Navy vessel dispatched to search the area while fate of jet's pilot remains unknown.
3 month ago
The Mirage 2000-5 crashed approximately 9 miles northeast of Skyros island returning to its base after a dog fight with Turkish fighter jets that violated Greece´s airspace
France's President @EmmanuelMacron says it has evidence Bashar al-Assad government behind Douma chemical attack.
ISIS attacks Iraqi PMU (Hashd) base in south Kirkuk city, Saladin province. 4 PMU injured
3 month ago
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he opposes military action in Syria and President Assad should be dealt with "by international law, by sanctions if necessary and by the United Nations"
India is against the use of chemical weapons anywhere, at any time, by anybody, under any circumstances. We hope that this issue is resolved in accordance with the provisions of the chemical weapons convention, so as to reach evidence-based conclusion: Indian MFA3 month ago
India is against the use of chemical weapons anywhere, at any time, by anybody, under any circumstances. We hope that this issue is resolved in accordance with the provisions of the chemical weapons convention, so as to reach evidence-based conclusion: Indian MFA
U.S. has warned Pakistan of possible cuts in civilian aid if it fails to do more to combat human trafficking - U.S. officials
3 month ago
Azerbaijan presidential vote had 'serious irregularities,': OSCE
Syrian news agency Sana says an Iranian official has told President Assad that threats by Western nations are based on lies
3 month ago
[email protected]: Never said when an attack on Syria would take place. Could be very soon or not so soon at all. In any event, the United States, under my Administration, has done a great job of ridding the region of ISIS. Where is our "Thank you America?"
Syria's Bashar al-Assad responds to threats of intervention from US President @realDonaldTrump, "Any attack by western powers will lead to further instability in the region."
Regiment 11 and Ninth Brigade with the help of Iraqi Air Force repelled Two isis attacks on East of Ad Dawr and Albu Ajil Valley
3 month ago
Erdogan: If they think they can save the militants of the PYD, they are very wrong, we will destroy each and every one of the PYD militants
3 month ago
Erdogan: Our forces will remain in Syria until Syrian territory becomes safe for all Syrians
3 month ago
Erdogan: I discussed with Trump and I will discuss with Putin how to stop chemical attacks in Syria
3 month ago
Erdogan: We are disturbed by Syria's transformation into a battleground between countries with military power
3 month ago
Russia calls for avoiding any steps that could escalate tensions in Syria
3 month ago
Kremlin: Hotline to avoid engagement between Russia and the United States is used and used by both sides
3 month ago
Four Daesh militants, including a key commander, have been killed by their own bomb in the Chapa Dara district of eastern Kunar province
Egypt and Russia have resume direct flights more than two years after they were suspended in the wake of a bombing that brought down a Russian passenger plane over the Sinai Peninsula
Yesterday's conflict between the Chinese investor managed company G.L. Makmal Developing and local population in southeastern district of Toguz-Toro in Kyrgyz Republic. 3 policemen were injured. Protests here took off in February. Fierce resistance.3 month ago
Yesterday's conflict between the Chinese investor managed company "G.L. Makmal Developing" and local population in southeastern district of Toguz-Toro in Kyrgyz Republic. 3 policemen were injured. Protests here took off in February. Fierce resistance.
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