Saudi Arabia purchased Iron Dome systems from Israel. According to the report, the deal was mediated by the United States. System will be based along the border with Yemen

Map. History of Middle East conflict

19 September 2018
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: This @IraqiGovt over a period of three years was able to mobilise a national effort to capture our land, defeated attempts to divide Iraqis, restored federal authority across Iraq and improved our country's relations with the rest of the world
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Once again, I urge all political blocs to work together and move quickly to form the next @IraqiGovt. Delays harm Iraq's economy and security
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: While efforts are underway to form the next administration, the @IraqiGovt continues to discharge its duties as mandated by the constitution, including ensuring the delivery of key services and protecting Iraq's national security
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I was in Basra recently to meet with local leaders and citizens. I also visited a number of projects delivering essential services, and ordered several new measures to improve key services especially water
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We have also ensured that Basra's financial allocations from the federal budget have been paid to the local authorities so they can invest in delivering good services to the people of Basra
F-35 transfers to Turkey blocked under Pentagon spending bill
SDF broke through the first defense lines of ISIS
SDF broke through the first defense lines of ISIS
Bunker / shelter, ammunition and fuel warehouses belonging to Pkk militants in the Qandil region of northern Iraq were destroyed by Turkish Air Force.
Coalition-backed forces enter Hodeidah University and clashes with the militia inside and south of the city
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Israeli army firing at a group of Palestinians approaching the border fence.
The sandstorm is hitting Raqqa province
At a ceremony today in Baghdad, Iraq, US Army Lt. Gen. Paul LaCamera assumed command of the US-led military coalition fighting ISIS, Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, taking over from Lt. Gen. Paul Funk
Netanyahu's spokesman @DavidKeyesPMO: In light of the false and misleading accusations against me and in order not to distract from the important work of the Prime Minister, I have asked to take time off to clear my name. I am fully confident that the truth will come out
6 day ago
President Erdogan and Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev hold joint press conference
UK ambassador to Iraq @JonWilksFCO: We can't get a solution for Kurdish issue by military operation .
Turkish army launched 7 shells on Tal Rifat in northern Aleppo, most likely in retaliation for previous shelling by YPG/government on Kaljibrin village.
Today's UN statement on Yemen contrasts with yesterday's US statement exonerating actions of the Saudi-led coalition. UN details devastation of recent Hudaydah escalation and notes "the humanitarian impact of this conflict is unjustifiable" but avoids apportioning direct blame
UN Coordinator: If Hodeidah silos are to be destroyed, human cost will be heavy
UN Coordinator: Humanitarian situation in Yemen has been deteriorating rapidly since the collapse of the Geneva talks
In Iraq, 13 Iraqi soldiers injured when a missile explodes during training at a military school in Dhi Qar Province.
Turkish artillery bombards Tal Rifat town in Northern Aleppo
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Maritime patrol aircraft US Navy P-8A Poseidon LX-N90459
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Jordanian official source: Technical talks with the Syrian government to reopen Nisib border crossing
One more footage of spotted TSK convoy6 day ago
One more footage of spotted TSK convoy
UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Syria says "our teams are working 24/7" on stockpiling aid for up to 900,000 Idlib civilians who might flee
Turkish Lira strengthens as central bank raises rate by 6.25% to 24%.6 day ago
Turkish Lira strengthens as central bank raises rate by 6.25% to 24%.
Israel government ends police chief term in his third year, would not extend it, amid his rapture with PM Netanyahu over his investigations
Ukrainian border guards have detained Tajikistan citizen, member of ISIS on Interpol notice in Boryspil'6 day ago
Ukrainian border guards have detained Tajikistan citizen, member of ISIS on Interpol notice in Boryspil'
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Turkish Central Bank hikes one-week repo rate 625 base points, up from 17.75 percent to 24 percent
E. Syria: part of NDF and Al-Quds Brigade's sweeping operations vs ISIS in Eastern desert (Homs and DeZ provinces). One KIA from area of Masyaf also pictured.
Turkish Armed Force sent many tanks and Armored personnel carriers to Idlib/Surman Turkish Military base in the morning hours.
ISIS militants storm health facility in Daquq, kidnap 2
@UNCoISyria @AFP Syria: One of hospitals rendered out of service in lead-up to Idlib assault was 'de-conflicted' - its GPS coordinates were shared by UN with Russia and US in March to prevent attacks, says OCHA. It was bombed September 6.
This plane just landed in Hatay and unloaded a few dozen soldiers. Idlib6 day ago
This plane just landed in Hatay and unloaded a few dozen soldiers. Idlib
Syria: while Idlib Offensive is put on hold, Rebels resumed campaign vs people accused to promote "reconciliation". Pics show NLF arresting some of them in Urem Kubra
Turkey issued detention warrants against 27 officers in Kayseri province today.6 day ago
Turkey issued detention warrants against 27 officers in Kayseri province today.
Turkish Armor is being deployed to Northern Hama.6 day ago
Turkish Armor is being deployed to Northern Hama.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard commander: targeting "militants" in Iraqi Kurdistan is a message to the enemies
The National Liberation Front (NLF) has arrested several supporters of reconciliation with the Assad government in the town of Urma al-Kubra, west of Aleppo.
The convoy with tanks and armored vehicles belonging to the Turkish army reached the observation point of Morek in the north of Hama.
Ghani says high casualty toll among security forces is because of bad decisions. Says higher percentage of security forces are killed while in a defensive mode, opposed to offensive operations. He called for a review to be done on training provided to security forces
Two people were injured in a blast in Lashkargah city Helmand Afghanistan.
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Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 87 times
MD Helicopters have completed the initial delivery of the new-generation MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters to the Afghan Air Force as part of a $1.4bn contract. The delivery of the first five of 30 new MD 530F aircraft are slated to enter into service this year.6 day ago
MD Helicopters have completed the initial delivery of the new-generation MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters to the Afghan Air Force as part of a $1.4bn contract. The delivery of the first five of 30 new MD 530F aircraft are slated to enter into service this year.
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Saudi Arabia purchased Iron Dome systems from Israel. According to the report, the deal was mediated by the United States. System will be based along the border with Yemen
Video: U.S. airstrikes leave at least 30 Taliban dead in Ghazni province6 day ago
Video: U.S. airstrikes leave at least 30 Taliban dead in Ghazni province
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New Turkish military reinforcement has arrived to Morek city in Northern Hama
The whole delay for the northern Hama and southern Idlib offensive is due to ongoing negotiations between Turkey and Russia.
Clashes between SDF and ISIS near Al-Baghuz Hospital
During the past 2 days, the EAF carried out Air strikes targeted several hideouts For the terrorist elements in south Sheikh Zweid and Rafah, Sources claimed that at least more than 15 Militant were killed in these Air strikes including two Leaders From Sinai province Group.
Mukhtar Zarei, Kurdish Civil Right Activist from Sna/Sanandaj Rojhilat, Kurdistan Iran, called for peaceful protest to stop the neverending executions of Kurdish prisoners, the dead machine of government. Today he was arrested by government.6 day ago
Mukhtar Zarei, Kurdish Civil Right Activist from Sna/Sanandaj Rojhilat, Kurdistan Iran, called for peaceful protest to stop the neverending executions of Kurdish prisoners, the dead machine of government. Today he was arrested by government.
Governor Eidani announces that he has evidence of Major General Jassim Al-Saadi accepting bribes during his time as Basra Police Chief before being replaced.
"Wilāyat Khurasan": Amaq release claimed responsibility for an IED attack which targeted a bulldozer belonging to the Afghan government in Jalalabad, Nangarhar.
Eastern Deir ez-Zur: artillery shelling from Iraq targeting minefields near Baghuz Fawqani
Syria: ISIS released a video to show the ~40 women and children abducted in E. Suweida on 25th July were still alive (date given is 11th September). Group is filmed in a house, which means they aren't in Safa Volcanic area.
South Sudan government and rebels sign new peace deal, say this is final agreement
Blast rocks Fallujah, Iraq.
Nasr alliance: Haidar al-Abadi is our only candidate for Iraq's prime ministry
Pashinyan: Government has reason to believe that Armenia will not be withdrawn from CSTO Secretariat
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived to Turkey on official visit1 week ago
President Nursultan Nazarbayev has arrived to Turkey on official visit
Egypt: Three Egyptian soldiers were killed in an artillery attack on their vehicle, near the Rafah port. It is not known who carried out the attack
1 week ago
Iraqi PMF (Hashd): an Iraqi government agency is probably responsible for shutting down the Twitter account of PMF Council deputy president, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis. This is part of a campaign to discredit the PMF.
A pic of SyAAF Mi-8 helicopter that suffered a lot from militants fire over Hama1 week ago
A pic of SyAAF Mi-8 helicopter that suffered a lot from militants fire over Hama
1 week ago
VaishnoDevi pilgrim dies of heart attack in Jammu and Kashmir
3 militants fired from a parked truck and ran away. 2 accomplices of the militants arrested. Militants attacked an employee of forest deptt. in Jhajjar Kotli1 week ago
3 militants fired from a parked truck and ran away. 2 accomplices of the militants arrested. Militants attacked an employee of forest deptt. in Jhajjar Kotli
Egypt- apparently ISIS came up with a new line of publications: abbreviated claims. Here's the one for the Sheikh Zuweid attack (2nd ever version of this publication, immediately after Kirkuk claim)
Hama: Civilian killed by artillery shelling of the pro-Assad forces on the town of Latamna in the northern Hama countryside
According to Georgian government's estimates energy sector is undergoing boom with projects worth total of $4.2 billion, including 52 power stations that are under construction and await licenses that will generate 1,562MW and are worth $2.7 billion.
Egypt says e.coli caused the death of 2 British tourists in Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel, Youssef Affifi Rd, Hurghada
At least one civilian killed and another two wounded due random heavy guns shooting by Assad forces on Byanon town North Aleppo.
SOHR: On the 50th day of their abduction, kidnapped people of Suwaidaa appear in a new video demand to be "released" after the Russians and the government fail to do so
1 week ago
Executive Director of International Energy Agency Fatih Birol: Azerbaijan's annual production of commercial gas will triple in the next 20 years from 18 billion cubic meters (bcm) to 55bcm.
Coalition warplanes carried out several airstrikes, targeting the city of Hajeen, Eastern Deir al-Zor countryside1 week ago
Coalition warplanes carried out several airstrikes, targeting the city of Hajeen, Eastern Deir al-Zor countryside
Libya militia leaders sanctioned by @USTreasury for attacks on oil facilities.
1 week ago
PM Pashinyan: Putin asked to release CSTO chief from the arrest
The Saraqib February 4 2018 chlorine attack was executed by pro-government forces, according to the new @UNCoISyria report. It's worth noting the modified gas cylinders used in that attack have many similarities with those used in the April Douma attack1 week ago
The Saraqib February 4 2018 chlorine attack was executed by pro-government forces, according to the new @UNCoISyria report. It's worth noting the modified gas cylinders used in that attack have many similarities with those used in the April Douma attack
Almaliqa brigades at "Kilo 16" area
Turkey,Russia,Iran have reached an agreement in principle on the lists of Syrian government and opposition lists to form a constitutional committee.   Representatives of the three guarantor countries met UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura on Sept. 10-11 in Geneva1 week ago
Turkey,Russia,Iran have reached an "agreement in principle" on the lists of Syrian government and opposition lists to form a constitutional committee. Representatives of the three guarantor countries met UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura on Sept. 10-11 in Geneva
1 week ago
Oxfam on Pompeo certifying that the Saudis are really trying their best not to kill Yemeni civilians: "The Trump administration is openly defying and lying to Congress. Members of Congress must act to end the United States' complicity in this war."
Russian government's soft power projection in Georgia is growing. Since 2013, as successive Georgian Dream-dominated governments looked the other way, 13 charity-, educational and Russian-Georgian "friendship" funds have been set up across Georgia.
OIR Spokesman: The Coalition is pleased to announce that Fiji has joined the Coalition to defeat ISIS as its 79th member.. Fiji has a 40-year history of participation in international peacekeeping efforts, including in the Middle East and is seen as a leader in the Pacific region.
Mattis says Saudi Arabia and UAE are making 'every effort' to protect civilians in their Yemen war, going even further in his support for Gulf allies than what Pompeo said in his statement.
Video showing the moments of the explosion targeting ​​pilgrims south of Baiji
1 week ago
Turkey boosts arms to Syrian rebels as Idlib attack looms - rebel sources
French Foreign Minister: Indiscriminate raids in Idlib may amount to war crime
SDF is attempting to take Al-Baghuz Fawqani and then advance north until Hajin
UN Secretary General has stated that civilians have been killed in Idlib and called on Turkey, Russia and Iran to "spare no effort to find solutions that protect civilians
Hasanzadeh, spokesperson of KDP-I says its unclear if drones came from Iran or from inside Iraq. But he confirms missiles came from Iran
Press conference by @KDP1945 starts on recent Iran's missile attack on kurdish parties in koya. #Koyaattack
244 irregular migrants have been caught in the garage of a house in the city of Van during a police raid.1 week ago
244 irregular migrants have been caught in the garage of a house in the city of Van during a police raid.
Iraqi officials say a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant north of Baghdad killing at least six people
1 week ago
In Iraq, MP from Ninawa Province warns of problems there. Unemployment is high which could be exploited by those wishing harm. Baghdad neglects the province administratively and the many security forces are not properly coordinated. No compensation from war.
Egypt- Amaq report on ISIS IED attack yesterday targeting a vehicle carrying soldiers near Sheikh Zuweid, North Sinai
1 week ago
National Security Service seized weapons from guards of Armenian oligarch Samvel Aleksayan
1 week ago
US Navy destroyer USS Bulkeley DDG84 Eastbound STROG off Europa Point (12.00hrs)
1 week ago
Senior Turkish official on the arrest of Assad intel operative: We take information provided by Yusuf Namik about the involvement of Syrian intel in Reyhanli attack very seriously; His testimony corroborates long standing rumours about Assad's active role in bombing
Explosion in Manbij city results in the injury of a civilian and two PKK/SDF fighters, other sources only report the death of a child.
The columns of smoke rising around 50th Street at the entrance to the city of Al-Hudaydah following the targeting of all the checkpoints.
UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria suggests the Syrian government is to blame for the chemical attack in Douma.   A vast body of evidence suggests that a gas cylinder containing a chlorine payload delivered by helicopter struck a residential apartment building1 week ago
UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria suggests the Syrian government is to blame for the chemical attack in Douma. "A vast body of evidence suggests that a gas cylinder containing a chlorine payload delivered by helicopter struck a residential apartment building"
Deir ez-Zur: ISIS burned tires and barrels of oil to disrupt the flight of Coalition , which provides air support to the SDF militia to capture al-Baghooz village in al-Bokamal countryside
Ahmadinejad-era vice president sentenced to six and a half years in prison on charges of threatening Iran's national security -Fars news
1 week ago
UN investigators: Assad government has used chlorine gas in the Ghouta and Idlib this year
At least 3 people killed, 9 wounded.
1 week ago
Five Turkish educators associated with Gulen Community in Kyiv are reportedly asked by Erdogan administration to be extradited to Turkey.
Suicide bomber targeted a bus full of pilgrims in Baiji today. They were on their way to Erbil.
Azerbaijani armed forces shelled Baghanis village in Tavush region
Public strike in Sina (Sanandaj) in Iranian Kurdistan in protest over execution of three Kurdish political prisoners and missile attack on Koya. Rojhelat Iran
STL Prosecution: Evidence demonstrates that the phones identified are those undoubtedly used for the preparation and execution of the attack on Lebanon's Rafik Hariri and the false claim, and also that the users of those phones are the accused
Cyprus, Egypt reportedly signed agreement with European company to connect their electricity grids
Yusuf Nazik confesses to TRT and says he coordinated the Reyhanlı bombing, under the direction of Syrian government intel mukhabarat.1 week ago
Yusuf Nazik confesses to TRT and says he coordinated the Reyhanlı bombing, under the direction of Syrian government intel mukhabarat.
Photos from the MIT operation in Syria's Latakia.
Turkish Intelligence MİT brought the mastermind of Reyhanlı terror attack in which 53 Turkish citizens lost their lives,Yousuf Nazik from Syria's Latakia with a special operation.
Libya- photos purportedly showing smoke rising from Mitiga Airport in Tripoli as a result of shelling yet again, despite ongoing ceasefire in effect. Flights have been diverted to Misrata for now, as only operational airport in Tripoli remains consistently at high risk.
The public strikes included the Rojhelati cities of Bukan, Sanandij, Oshnavieh, Piranshahr, Marivan and Mahabad
1 week ago
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 90 times
1 week ago
President Erdogan appoints himself chairman of Turkey's sovereign wealth fund and gets rid of the entire management staff
Death toll climbs to 68 in Nangarhar suicide attack, 165 wounded: official
Assad forces targeted the town of Altmanah south Idle with artillery
1 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 66km SE of Tekirova, Turkey
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