Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki to visit Ethiopia on Saturday - Eritrea's information minister

Map. History of Middle East conflict

15 August 2018
Iraqi protesters in front of an Iranian airliner moments in Najaf airport, protesters control the airport, anti-corruption protest
Protesters enter Najaf International airport, anti-corruption protest happening right throughout southern Iraq
Death toll in IS-claimed Pakistan blast jumps to 128: officials
E. Syria: preliminary list of (pro-)government soldiers killed (around 40) in suspected US-led Coalition airstrikes near AbuKemal. Includes 2 Generals and several (Lt) Colonels.
Syrian Army takes control of dam north west of Tafas and Nahaj and Khirbet Qais west of Muzayrib in Daraa countryside
1 month ago
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, 32, was killed on Thursday in eastern Afghanistan. He died while conducting combat operations at a medevac landing zone in the eastern Paktia province. (@pwwellman story)
UN Security Council imposes an arms embargo on South Sudan and slaps sanctions on two military officials, ratcheting up pressure after the latest diplomatic efforts failed to end the bitter conflict
Thousands of protesters storm the courtyard of the Sheraton Hotel in Basra, where Abbadi is present
SDF is sending reinforcements to the vicinity of Abu Naytal village
1 month ago
FIFA have announced that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will take place between November 21st and December 18th.
1 month ago
ISIS supporter Husnain Rashid who called for an attack on Prince George has been jailed for life with a minimum of 25 years at Woolwich Crown Court for a string of terrorism offenses.
Rally in Sanamein city in rural Daraa in support of SAA
1 month ago
The first presidential cabinet meeting chaired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan began.
[email protected]"The Coalition or our partner forces may have conducted strikes in the vicinity of Al Soussa and Baghour FukhaniJuly 12th. We are forwarding the report to our Civilian Casualty Cell for further assessment on this allegation. We have no further information at this time"
Israeli army says the drone wasn't shot down because it was approaching Israeli airspace, but because it was operating in the demilitarized zone along the border, in what the army says is a violation of the 1974 ceasefire agreement
Syria, Ukraine and nuclear proliferation among issues he'll discuss with Putin, says @POTUS.
1 month ago
Soldier injured after the water tanker he was driving overturned near Or Haner.
1 month ago
Today discussed "stopping nuclear proliferation," says @POTUS, mentioning DPRK and Iran.
South Sudan's parliament extends term of President Salva Kiir for another three years as continuous fighting has made it impossible to set an election timetable
1 month ago
20 civilians, 26 Taliban killed in Paktia's Zurmat operation
1 month ago
[email protected]: "We both agree that Iran must never possess a nuclear weapon."
1 month ago
May: We agreed to continue efforts to counter Iran's activities in the region
1 month ago
US and UK in agreement on how to deal with DPRK and Iran and need for increased @NATO defense spending, declares @theresa_may.
Cairo-Aswan train derails in Giza's Badrashin
Protestors have closed Umm Qasr port and Baghdad has sent army reinforcements to protect vital facilities in Basra Governorate.
Protesters close access to Iraq's Umm Qasr port
Israel warns Hamas that if the continued stream of incendiary kite and balloon attacks from Gaza won't stop, Israel will respond with major military operation
Egypt- photos of joint naval training with UK frigate HMS Argyll (F231) in Mediterranean sea1 month ago
Egypt- photos of joint naval training with UK frigate HMS Argyll (F231) in Mediterranean sea
Israeli firefighting planes battling wildfire near Battir village Southwest to Jerusalem1 month ago
Israeli firefighting planes battling wildfire near Battir village Southwest to Jerusalem
HTS captured Abu Baraa, an Isis militant active in western Idlib.
1 month ago
Israeli military confirms that a Patriot surface-to-air missile was fired from the Northern Israeli city of Tzefat towards a unmanned aircraft coming from Syria on the Israeli border.
1 month ago
President @AshrafGhani returned to Kabul this afternoon, after participating and delivering speech at NATO heads of state summit in Brussels.
1 month ago
Patriot missile fired against drone on Syrian border
Israeli army: Patriot was launched against drone approaching Israeli airspace from Syria
Likely another Patriot missile launched from northern Israel
Photo taken by a Syrian activist in Quneitra very close to the fence in the town of Ain al-Abd after drone shootdown. Israeli media reporting that the Israeli army fired a Patriot missile from Safed.
1 month ago
Two explosions heard in the Golan.
A Patriot anti-missile missile was just launched in Northen Israel1 month ago
A Patriot anti-missile missile was just launched in Northen Israel
1 month ago
Israel just shot down a drone over Quneitra. Local in Syria are reporting a loud explosion.
Residents of the Upper Galilee report a Patriot missile fired near the Syrian border.
Aminadav Forest Fire | The firefighting forces evacuate the travellers who are in the area of the fire. The police are closing the traffic hinges near the site
1 month ago
A Patriot anti-missile missile was just launched in Israel's north. Target as yet unknown.
1 month ago
Patriot missile launched from Tzefat
1 month ago
Russia says OPEC+ could boost supply by more than 1 million barrels
Dozens of protesters on Friday closed the provincial office of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) in northern Balkh province in reaction to the arrest of Nizamuddin Qaisari
Heavy SDF artillery shelling targeting cities of Ash Shafah and As Susah in Eastern Deir-ez-Zur countryside
1 month ago
11 of the refuges, including the children, were rescued by a helicopter, which was sheltered on the Bosphorus Island off Izmir's Çeşme county.
EU to Netanyahu: 'We value Israel's commitment to the shared values of democracy and human rights - would not want to see these values being put in question or even threatened'
DeirEzzor: 55 Civilian killed, most of them Iraqi displaced caused by Coalition airstrikes targeted al-Baghooz town near of al-Bokamal
1 month ago
Heavy rioting reported in Kfar Kadum.
1 month ago
A girl was killed by a mine explosion in the village of Saida north of Raqqa
Iran will leave Syria, Iraq only if Baghdad, Damascus want it, aide to Khamenei says
SDF have arrested number of woman in Raqqa for unknown reason
Three people died and six others sustained critical wounds in a traffic accident in Qarah Bagh district of central Kabul province, the district chief said1 month ago
Three people died and six others sustained critical wounds in a traffic accident in Qarah Bagh district of central Kabul province, the district chief said
Recent satellite image of the Turkish military base near Morek
1 month ago
Putin to meet Sudanese president in Moscow: Kremlin
PM @HaiderAlAbadi arrives in Basra city, meets with senior local officials to discuss measures to immediately improve the delivery of essential services to residents with focus on electricity and water provisions
Lebanon: Reportedly Israeli aircraft flying in the areas of Arqoub, Hasbaya and Bekaa.
The International coalition says that its planes or aircraft of partner forces may have launched strikes near the area, where the Syrian Observatory says dozens were killed by the raids, including civilians
Brett McGurk: @SecPompeo convened our @coalition yesterday in Brussels together with @jensstoltenberg and @HaiderAlAbadi. Full support for next phase of our campaign against ISIS. In last month alone, nearly $1B pledged to support stabilization in captured areas of Iraq and Syria.
Operation of liberating Last ISIS stronghold town Hajin in Deirzzor countryside have started by SDF forces JazeeraStorm with support of @coalition partners
1 month ago
Russia studying possible oil-for-goods deal with Iran - Novak
Syria: IEDs dismantled/seized in Idlib province amidst increasing attacks, mostly by ISIS. 1: Atmeh Refugee Camp - 2: Idlib - 3: Jisr Shoghur.
Intelligence forces allegedly killed six civilians and arrested three suspects during a nighttime raid in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province1 month ago
Intelligence forces allegedly killed six civilians and arrested three suspects during a nighttime raid in the Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province
1 month ago
In Russia, Vilayati said that Iran will not leave Syria due to US pressure.
Libya: MoFA Mohammed Sayala and his chinese counterpart Wang Yi have signed a memorandum of understanding by which Lybia will joint the Belt and Road initiative. Also GNA president Serraj has been invited to the African - China Forum Summit in September.
SDF fighters have reportedly turned a few civilian houses into their HQs in al Karamah village of DeirEzzor province
Tunisia- 28 y/o stabbed and wounded 2 police officers patrolling beach in tourist zone in Djerba and subsequently arrested. Case is currently treated as "suspected terrorist attack"
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 104km N of Minab, Iran
Armenian PM: Would be useful if NATO sends strong message to Azerbaijan
1 month ago
Heavy lift climbing out from Latakia AB, Syria Russia Russian Air Force An124 RA82035 RFF8064
Inherent Resolve:[email protected] Generals, Funk, Jarrard and Chiya meet and discuss SDF DefeatDaesh operations in the Middle Euphrates Valley Syria as OperationRoundup continues and the Coalition works to bring peace and stability to the region.
RuAF An-124 form Mozdok to Hmeimim
Syria: destruction of a 5th Corps' ammo warehouse in Muhardah (N. Hama) led to significant damage in residential area in S. part of town. Artillery shells visible in remains. Area impacted
U.S. rejects French request for Iran exemptions, Le Maire tells Le Figaro
Iran Supreme Leader's top aide Velayti says US 'not worthy' of holding bilateral negotiations
1 month ago
Large fire burning near Nachal Oz.
Turkey signs deal with Pakistan on sale of 30 attack helicopters
1 month ago
One more CRPF personnel succumbs to his injuries. Militants had attacked CRPF party in Anantnag's Sheer Pora earlier today
1 month ago
Militant attack on CRPF party in Anantnag's Sheer Pora: One CRPF personnel has lost his life, the second CRPF personnel is in a critical condition. Militants had fired upon CRPF party in Anantnag's Sheer Pora earlier today
Syrian Observatory: 28 civilians killed in an air strike in Deir al-Zour
Paktia police on Friday claimed that more than 100 Taliban militants were killed in military operations carried out by government forces in Paktia province1 month ago
Paktia police on Friday claimed that more than 100 Taliban militants were killed in military operations carried out by government forces in Paktia province
1 month ago
Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki to visit Ethiopia on Saturday - Eritrea's information minister
Chemicals factory blast injures 12 outside Cairo's main airport
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 63km SE of Qishn, Yemen
Iraqis Protest In Garma Town northern of Basra To Call For Jobs And Basic Services
Night protests ongoing in Basra city, southern of Iraq. Basra Council building evacuated after protesters storm it and block roads. Protests due to lack of basic services such as electricity. protesters threaten to seize Iran-Iraq border crossing
Isis claims to have injured 3 opposition militants at the entrance to Jan Sheijun city with an IED.
SyAF drops barrel bombs on Ash Shajarah and Al Jamlah in ISIS-controlled Western Daraa
The explosion seems to have happened at the fuel depot next to Cairo international airport, massive plumes of smoke in the area.
Video of the explosion near Cairo airport
Egypt alleged photo of the explosion near (or inside) Cairo International Airportt
Egypt : huge explosion heard in Nasr City,New Cairo and al-Rihab areas in Cairo
Egypt Ministry of Aviation spokesman for OnLive: traffic at Cairo airport wasn't suspended
Video: An explosion near Cairo airport, of two fuel tanks of a petrochemical company near the airport
Security sources: The explosion was caused by the explosion of a fuel tank near the Cairo airport
Cairo: it appears that there is no delay in the airport according to FlightRadar
Air traffic at Cairo airport suspended after the explosion
Al-Arabiya reporter: possible explosion in the main fuel tank at Cairo airport
Eyewitnesses: The explosion on Joseph Tito Street along the airport fence and no explosion inside the airport
Jaysh Khalid bin al-Walid, openly aligning themselves with ISIS, declare the "liberation" of Heet from the FSA in Daraa. FSA had to retreat with only light weapons, surrender heavy weapons and ammo to ISIS.
The sound of an explosion and light in the sky heard by residents of Al-Rehab, Madinaty, Al-Tajamut, Nasr City, New Egypt and the vicinity of the airport
A big explosion happened at Cairo airport
Houthi captured vehicle from pro-Hadi forces in Qaniya district of Bayda province.1 month ago
Houthi captured vehicle from pro-Hadi forces in Qaniya district of Bayda province.
Night refueling mission for this Israeli Air Force Boeing KC-707 (272) over southern Israel nearby Gaza strip1 month ago
Night refueling mission for this Israeli Air Force Boeing KC-707 (272) over southern Israel nearby Gaza strip
Explosive device blast off at door of court in Binnish city, Western Idlib
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 52km WNW of Murghob, Tajikistan
1 month ago
U.S. service member killed in combat in Afghanistan
1 month ago
U.S. service member killed in combat operation in E Afghanistan Thursday, 2nd American KIA since Saturday: U.S. officials
US MV-22 helicopters (@coalition) are supporting the SDF's operations against ISIS militants near Iraqi border.
Israeli army warns Hamas of harsh military response if incendiary kites and balloons into Israel continue
SOHR: "Idlib State" and its vicinity witness 9 assassinations in the last 24 hours and raise to 228, the number of people assassinated since late April 2018
First commercial gas deliveries to Turkey have commenced within the Southern Gas Corridor.1 month ago
First commercial gas deliveries to Turkey have commenced within the Southern Gas Corridor.
1 month ago
Turkish parliament elects former Prime minister (Binali Yildirim) new speaker.
Syrian army entered Daraa al-Balad
Syrian state flag raised in rebel-held part of southern Deraa city
Houthi claimed Arab coalition jetfighter crashes in Azir province of Saudi Arabia near Yemen border1 month ago
Houthi claimed Arab coalition jetfighter crashes in Azir province of Saudi Arabia near Yemen border
2 civilians killed as result of raids on Al Shajan village in Al Hodeidah governorate, total 9 raids until this time today
Kashmir is cornerstone of Pakistan Foreign Policy: Foreign Office
ISIS claims that its fighters killed 8, wounded 11 Filipino soldiers yesterday in the latest clashes in Patikul, Sulu, Philippines
Syrian government forces started an operation of systematic arrest in Aljiza town in Eastern Rural Daraa despite the agreement between Russia and the opposition factions which requests government forces to withdraw from Aljiza amongst other areas.
Tension between Turkish and German foreign ministers at NATOSummit event over Turkey's purchase of S-400 Russia missiles. Turkish FM also claims @realDonaldTrump wanted to sell Patriots to Turkey but Congress opposed to such deal.
Police bomb disposal experts respond to a dangerous balloon that landed in a garden in a populated area in Sderot from Gaza. Area closed off
Civil Defense teams work away tirelessly clearing concrete and repairing damage in a painstaking job in Janders city in Afrin area. The White Helmets are determined to restore normalcy and safety to the city.
Rebels from the city of Daraa to surrender heavy weapons
1 month ago
Reports from all over Baku - electric is off again. #AzerbaijaniBlackout
SDF send reinforcements to al Suwar for continuing their military opp against ISIS
Georgian President @MargvelashviliG says Russia should have faced stiffer consequences for invading his country a decade ago: "In 2008 for violating the basic rule of law of how states, Russia wasn't punished enough."
UAE: Amnesty International's report is against truth and reality
Syria: building destroyed by Israel in Damascus International Airport (10th May) was already rebuilt at the end of June.
Russian MP enter al-Yadouda village in west of Daraa city today.
Presidents of Georgia and Ukraine on stage at #NATOEngages #NATOSummit
24 militants killed as Taliban leaders' gathering targeted in Ghazni airstrike1 month ago
24 militants killed as Taliban leaders' gathering targeted in Ghazni airstrike
A division of FSA's 1st Legion arrested a group of YPG that was planting an IED in one of the roads leading to Jarabulus.
U.S army military vehicles patrolling SDF-held Manbij countryside.
U.S army delegation and Major General Jarrard visited SDF in areas newly captured from ISIS in Dishisha town and east of DeirEzzor. This is the first time high-ranking Major General Jarrard gets so close to the SDF frontline against ISIS. Only a few kilometres separate them.
Reports that Russian military police has entered Daraa Al Balad, as rebels accepted surrender
Pompeo: We must cut off all sources of funding for the Iranian government that it exploits to finance terrorism and proxy wars
Pompeo: We ask our allies to join the campaign of economic pressure on Iran
Pompeo: The Iranian government seeks to raise problems everywhere
Pompeo: Iran continues to send weapons across the Middle East in flagrant violation of Security Council resolutions
Texas will overtake Iran and Iraq as the world's third biggest global crude oil producers this year, says HSBC1 month ago
Texas will overtake Iran and Iraq as the world's third biggest "global" crude oil producers this year, says HSBC
1 month ago
3 children killed in Nangarhar, Zabul incidents
@realDonaldTrump says Iran at some point "will call me and ask for a deal - and we'll make a deal. Iran is treating the US with much more respect than they did in the past," he added
Trump on NATO membership for Georgia: "At a certain point they will join, but not right now"
On Georgia, "they were here. They made a very favorable impression," says @POTUS.
1 month ago
Rebels shelling SAA positions in Madinat Al-Baath with mortars
On Putin meeting, @realDonaldTrump says he'll raise Syria, meddling and Ukraine among other things.
Defence Minister Liberman: Israel should close is Irish embassy
1 month ago
Russia: a meeting between Rohani, Putin and Erdogan about Syria in Tehran to be hold soon
1 month ago
Israeli army says aircraft fired at a group of Palestinians launching flaming balloons into Israel from the Gaza Strip
1 month ago
Russia president Putin said that Moscow is ready for $50B investment in Iran's oil and gas sector and that it can replace the western companies leaving Iran, said adviser to Iranian leader Velayati
Arab coalition claims destruction of missile launch platform at Al Sahar of Saida governorate
Iraqi court discloses details of planned ISIS attack on Baghdad to coincide with anniversary of fall of Mosul. Attack was planned for 10 June 2018 and labeled the Ramadan raid. Security Forces disrupt planned attack.
Iran president's envoy and adviser to leader Velayati today met Russia president Putin in Moscow and submitted the message of Iranian leader and president to him. The meeting lasted for two hours1 month ago
Iran president's envoy and adviser to leader Velayati today met Russia president Putin in Moscow and submitted the message of Iranian leader and president to him. The meeting lasted for two hours
Sounds like NATO was in scheduled session talking about Georgia and Ukraine when Trump let rip on spending. Georgia and Ukraine asked to leave the room so Alliance could discuss – report
Linas Linkevicius: Georgia's immense contribution to @NATO operations and unique partnership with the Alliance embodies the very essence what stands for - a true solidarity. I'm confident that the day of Georgia's membership will come soon. You have our full support
Landslide in Panjshir leaves at least 6 dead, damage hundreds of houses1 month ago
Landslide in Panjshir leaves at least 6 dead, damage hundreds of houses
Gunmen set on fire high school in Logar1 month ago
Gunmen set on fire high school in Logar
1 month ago
Police suspect kidnapped 7-year-old Israeli boy taken to West Bank; four suspects arrested as search underway
The meeting with Ukraine and Georgia has finished. NATO Leaders expressed strong support to both countries.
South Syria: moment when a barrel bomb fell on a town in E. Daraa, filmed by Russian channel ANNA News. Shockwave so powerful that Assad fighters seek cover.
ISIS statement on control over Hayt in Western Daraa
The third largest oilfield in the world is under protesters siege at the moments, operations might come to a pause since majority of staff could not make it in. Rumaila oil field
1 month ago
Israeli PM Netanyahu to reporters: The Russian's forced the Iranians to move 80km from the Syrian border with Israel; "We don't have a problem with Assad government - we have a problem with the Iranians near our border"
Moroccan security dismantles a terrorist cell belonging to ISIS who was planning terrorist operations
1 month ago
Turkish court sentences 72 defendants to life in coup bridge trial
1 month ago
Over sixty militants were killed during the infighting the Taliban and ISIS militants in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan
Protest in Afghanistan
10 People Killed In Deadly Chain Of Disasters In Panjshir Afghanistan1 month ago
10 People Killed In Deadly Chain Of Disasters In Panjshir Afghanistan
Netanyahu: Israel has no problem with Assad, we won't intervene in Syria if agreements upheld
4 people injured as a result of a bomb explosion in the Al-Thawra neighborhood the city of Idlib
Large demonstrations in front of the building of the province of Basra in southern Iraq and protesters are preparing to erect tents
Photo: SAA raised flag over city council building in Tafas, Western Daraa
Syrian army units have entered Tafas city and raised a flag over city council
Iran Supreme Leader's top aide Velayati met with Putin in Russia, and brought him a 'message' from Tehran, a day after Israel PM Netanyahu met with Putin himself1 month ago
Iran Supreme Leader's top aide Velayati met with Putin in Russia, and brought him a 'message' from Tehran, a day after Israel PM Netanyahu met with Putin himself
EU’s High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met with President AshrafGhani and his delegation, including CEO Abdullah Abdullah, National Security Advisor Hanif Atmar and Minister of Interior Wais Barmak, in Brussels on Wednesday and confirmed the EU’s continued support to Afghanistan
Device exploded in Al Thawrah district of Idlib
ISIS seized Hayt after deal with rebels left in pocket to withdraw
5 persons killed, homes demolished in Panjsher mountain slide
10 people missing after a landslide broke the banks of a natural dam in Panjshir province late yesterday. Water from the dam flooded a village damaging over 400 houses, officials confirm1 month ago
10 people missing after a landslide broke the banks of a natural dam in Panjshir province late yesterday. Water from the dam flooded a village damaging over 400 houses, officials confirm
Jolo Sulu. Islamic State takes photos close to towns.
1 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: One terrorist killed during an ongoing operation by security forces in Kupwara, weapons and warlike stores recovered
Houthi blowing up Saudi army vehicle with IED in Najran province.1 month ago
Houthi blowing up Saudi army vehicle with IED in Najran province.
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