Russian navy amphibious ship MINSK (127) in the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday

Map. History of Middle East conflict

25 April 2018
OPCW inspectors not yet allowed access to Syria's Douma - UK delegation
Iraq new T-90S tanks shown by Ministry of Defence for first time following delivery from Russia earlier this year
Iraq new T-90S tanks shown by Ministry of Defence for first time following delivery from Russia earlier this year
Reports of similar protests, smaller in numbers, in Gyumri and Vanadzor as Armenians express their discontent not only with Serzh Sargsyan but a whole slew of other issues - injustice, poor education standard, corruption.
Additional police forces came to close the road to Parliament. Yerevan protests Armenia
Thousands in France Square as civil disobedience continues in the capital Yerevan. Ppl protesting Serzh Sargsyan's candidacy for PM of Armenia. City is completely paralyzed.
JTS control al-Fursan Association [جمعية الفرسان] after clashes with HTS Western Aleppo
The French president: We will always make sure that our war on ISIS will not affect civilians
Rows of police at the entrance of Baghramyan Ave., Yerevan. Photo by Eric Grigorian.
SAA control Beit Ray, Jabal Jinn and Wadi Khanazir between Hama and Homs
Houthi repelled bid pro-Hadi forces offensive from Jizan. 4 Streit Group Cougar were destroyed.1 week ago
Houthi repelled bid pro-Hadi forces offensive from Jizan. 4 Streit Group Cougar were destroyed.
UK envoy to Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says the watchdog has recorded 390 allegations of banned chemical use in Syria since 2014 and failure by OPCW to act in Syria risks "further barbaric use of chemical weapons"
Senior Israeli officer army says to @NYT that T4 attack was the first time that Israel aimed Iran|ian personnel in Syria. Seven IRCG killed, and Iran vows to revenge
US Envoy to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says watchdog's members must condemn Syria for "reign of chemical terror"
The EU calls on Russia and Iran to help prevent the use of chemical weapons in Syria
"We are doing all we can to work with our American friends to make sure that all parties stay fully committed to the full implementation of the" Iran deal, says @FedericaMog
1 week ago
Russia vows 'not to interfere' in OPCW's work in Syria: Russian embassy
British envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons: Failure of the work of the Organization will lead to more barbaric use of chemical weapons
Israel says negotiations to deport African migrants to Uganda are stuck:
The demonstrators have closed the Victory Bridge. Protesters urge drivers to join them and fight against Serzh Sargsyan's likely election as the country's next prime minister
Yemen: The Houthi militias shut all entrances and exits to the Saada province and cut off access to it
SAA bombs the city of Talbisah with artillery
SAA bombs the city of Talbisah with artillery
French President Macron: "With this operation [strikes on Syria] we have managed to separate the Turks from the Russians. The Turks have condemned the chemical attack and stated their support for the operation."
Russia pledges not to interfere in the work of the investigation team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in Duma
Live broadcast from Yerevan protests
Live broadcast from Yerevan protests
Armenian Police Warn Protesters
Two Streit Group Cougar evacuate Hadi soldiers.
1 week ago
At least five Pakistani soldiers have been killed and one captured alive during a clash with Afghan forces in southeastern Khost province
US envoy to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW): Concerned that Russia has been tampered the chemical attack site location in Douma
North Korea highlights Iran nuke deal ahead of summits with South Korea, U.S.
Global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW starts emergency talks on Douma attacks: diplomatic sources
Houthi ambush against pro-Hadi forces in Bayda
1 week ago
SAA shelling Jubbat al Khashab in North Quneitra with artillery
Jabhat Tahrir Syria announces the control of the Ajil village, As Sadiyah and Dabaa in Western Aleppo after battles with the Hayat Tahrir Al Sham
Israeli UAVs are flying over Quneitra countryside
Sudanese army in Midi.
Jaish Tahrir al Sham declaration it does not follows the decision made by the East Qalamoun unified council.
1 week ago
Indian says Pakistan Army in latest ceasefire violation at 10:40am kills local Kashmiri porter Khursheed Ahmad (37) near Uri LoC in North Kashmir. The porter was working with a unit of the Indian Army in the area. Died on the spot after bullet injury on the neck
1 week ago
@OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media @HarlemDesir: Death of journalist Maxim Borodin in Russia is of serious concern. I call on the authorities for a swift and thorough investigation
Coalition fighters fly in formation over the Arabian Gulf during exercise GulfShield. By: Rihan1 week ago
Coalition fighters fly in formation over the Arabian Gulf during exercise GulfShield. By: Rihan
Ruble slides as Russia awaits fresh U.S. sanctions over Syria1 week ago
Ruble slides as Russia awaits fresh U.S. sanctions over Syria
1 week ago
Turkey says not siding with anyone on Syria, policy different from Iran, Russia U.S
Russian, French ambassadors arrive for OPCW meeting on Douma: AFP
Journalist Maxim Borodin who wrote about Russian Wagner Group mercenaries, who were killed n Syria during a fight with the US military in Feb, has died from injuries he sustained after falling from a balcony
Eastern Damascus: FSA announces 3rd operation in E. Qalamoun (Muhassa axis) and control of several important positions as well as takeover of a tank and BMP.
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the bloc wants to use a major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to U.N. peace moves following Western airstrikes on the country
Air raids on the Dayr Fawl, Izz Al-Din, Al Kun in North Homs
1 week ago
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister: Our policy on Syria is not to stand with or against a state, but to stand by truth and reality
Students are storming university buildings chanting "Student Strike" and "Join Us" - just a reminder, today the Republican Party of Armenia will formally nominate former Prez Serzh Sargsyan for the office of Prime Minister, extending his rule over the country. Yerevan
Peaceful mass civil disobedience growing in Yerevan with students and workers joining each other. protests armenia Photo: Roubina Margossian
The demonstrators noticed that the doors to Yerevan State Pedagogical College were closed, students were left inside and they were prohibited from joining the demonstration.
Protest against outcomes of presidential election: about 1500 people came to protest, they are holding posters with slogans reading: I did not choose you, as well as portraits of political prisoners and flags of Azerbaijan and the EU1 week ago
Protest against outcomes of presidential election: about 1500 people came to protest, they are holding posters with slogans reading: "I did not choose you", as well as portraits of political prisoners and flags of Azerbaijan and the EU
Big protests in Yerevan, protesters blocking streets with trash bins and benches
The demonstrators led by Nikol Pashinyan entered the Pedagogical University and called on the students to go out and join the protests
Arab Summit in Dhahran Reiterates Rejection of US Decision on Jerusalem
1 week ago
Azerbaijan: 76 ceasefire violations in last 24 hours, attacks both from Nagorno-Karabakh and Armenian territory
1 week ago
Turkey: We do not support any country in Syria and our position is different from Iran, Russia and the United States
1 week ago
British Foreign Secretary: Strikes are proof that the world has run out of patience with chemical use
U.N. Security Council should keep pushing for Syria ceasefire: Dutch minister
1 week ago
3 Turkish soldiers killed and one wounded in latest PKK attack in Sirnak, SE Turkey.
1 week ago
At least 37 Taliban insurgents have been killed by foreign and Afghan forces in the capital of western Farah province
Two months after appointment, new Israeli ambassador to Jordan arrives in Amman
1 week ago
Germany Foreign Min @HeikoMaas urges Russia to change its ways. Maas said he's hopeful the US-led airstrikes on Syria will convince Russia to open dialogue with the West. The foreign minister also blamed Russia for a recent cyber attack on his ministry
Israel says it destroyed a new Gaza tunnel, giving rare details on a military lab spearheading efforts to foil the cross-border digs1 week ago
Israel says it destroyed a new Gaza tunnel, giving rare details on a military lab spearheading efforts to foil the cross-border digs
Clashes between Khost residents and Pakistani military personnel broke out in Zazi Maidan district along the Durand Line early Sunday morning1 week ago
Clashes between Khost residents and Pakistani military personnel broke out in Zazi Maidan district along the Durand Line early Sunday morning
1 week ago
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to call for an emergency debate in Parliament and will say the strikes in Syria were in Britain's national interest and to "alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks"
Russian navy amphibious ship MINSK (127) in the Strait of Gibraltar yesterday
Putin speaks with Iran's President Rouhani following US, UK and French missile strike in Syria1 week ago
Putin speaks with Iran's President Rouhani following US, UK and French missile strike in Syria
Syrian Army and it's allies took control of Al Jin mountain in South Hama Countryside.
US to hit Russia with new sanctions over Syria
U.S troops patrolling in Manbij countryside.
Explosion in middle of Kirkuk city, Iraq, kills 1 civilian and injures 5. Turkmon leader was target of attack but escaped.
Turkey says its air force has killed PKK leader in north Iraq.
S. Damascus: dozens of armours and vehicles gathered N. of Yarmouk Camp for upcoming Offensive vs ISIS-held areas. Both sides exchanged artillery fire.
Intense clashes between Islamist rebels Hayat Tahrir a-Sham (Nusra) and the Syrian Liberation Front across Idlib today after HTS launched an attack on towns under control of the SLF.
Journalist Maxim Borodin, who first wrote about the death of members of the PMC Wagner in Syria, died after falling from the window
1 week ago
Assad's children visited Crimean holiday camp, Russian lawmaker says
U.S. troops not leaving Syria until goals accomplished: Haley
1 week ago
Afghan territorial army will soon be mobilized to help maintain security in insecure areas across the country on a presidential decree
White House Press Secretary Sanders says coalition forces "100% met their objectives" in Syria. "They also sent a strong message to Syria, to Russia, to Iran, that when this president has a red line, he will enforce it"
1 week ago
New Western Syria strikes would spark 'chaos': Putin tells Rohani
Salim village in N Homs is under govt control.
SE. Hama: main areas of clashes following NDF and SSNP-led assault on Rebel-held pocket aiming to capture W. Salamiyah countryside.
UN Representative of the United States Haley: We will not withdraw from Syria until our goal is reached.
1 week ago
Khamenei: Thanks to the assistance and aid provided, as well as the courage of the Syrian forces, the resistance front managed to win over and defeat the militants created by the US, the Westerners, and their mercenaries such as the Saudis.
1 week ago
Khamenei: The reason for Iran's presence in Syria and in West Asia was to aid the resistance against oppression.
1 week ago
Khamenei: That it is said that the Islamic Republic of Iran seeks expansion is a false statement, a flat out lie. The great, developed, and united Iran does not desire expansion in the region nor in any part of the world.
It's propaganda
Isis claims to have killed 7 Egyptian Army soldiers and wounded at least 20 of them in the heart of Sinai peninsula today. Militants also claim to have destroyed an Egyptian Army M60 tank and an armored vehicle using 2 IED near Al-Rafah a week ago.
Syria: damage assessment for 2 sites close to Lebanon border and allegedly linked to Chemical Program which were bombed by US-UK-France, @warsmonitoring.
Turkish Air Force drone UAV 20,000ft on the border with Iran TCS181 week ago
Turkish Air Force drone UAV 20,000ft on the border with Iran TCS18
1 week ago
Khamenei: For an Islamic country like Saudi it's no honor that the current president of the United States describes them, in his presidential campaigns, as "milking cows." There is nothing more humiliating than this: they receive money from a country then describe them in such a manner.
1 week ago
[email protected]: The Syrian raid was so perfectly carried out, with such precision, that the only way the Fake News Media could demean was by my use of the term "Mission Accomplished." I knew they would seize on this but felt it is such a great Military term, it should be brought back. Use often.
Baluch activists in Iran reported, directly shooting of Iranian security forces lead to death of 4 civilians including 3 years old girl. I
Heavy shelling on Homs and Hama countryside today. 28 barbaric airstrikes followed by artillery shelling on civilian homes in Almajdal and IzAlden. WhiteHelmets teams are working on an urgent response to evacuate the injured from the target areas.
1 week ago
Johnson: Contact with the Russians have not been good but there have been discussions at the P5 level. When it came to this particular action, we made it clear to Russia what we were trying to achieve and what we were not trying to achieve. It is a deranged suggestion to say that Britain was involved in the Salisbury incident and the attack in Douma
1 week ago
Johnson about Western attack on Syria: It was important, in the very strange relations post-Salisbury, to send a signal about the use of chemical weapons
1 week ago
Boris Johnson: I think it's important to understand the limits of these (chemical) strikes. It won't turn the tide of the war in Syria. We can hope that it will encourage Russia to bring forward Assad to the UN in Geneva
1 week ago
Boris Johnson: People around the world are saying enough to the use of chemical weapons the UK, France and America have stepped forward to vindicate that
1 week ago
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson says will continue to put pressure on the Syrian government leader Assad to come to the negotiating table
1 week ago
Corbyn calls legal basis for Syria strikes questionable
Scotland's First Minister @NicolaSturgeon calls for a full Parliamentary debate following the Syria
Palestinian hold protest in Ramallah yesterday against the US led air strikes and in support of Syria1 week ago
Palestinian hold protest in Ramallah yesterday against the US led air strikes and in support of Syria
1 week ago
Israeli army spokesperson says overnight 5th tunnel destroyed in Gaza in last 5 months. It was part of a network of tunnels that penetrated into Israel
Israeli Israeli army destroys a tunnel which was dug underneath the border with Gaza and ended up inside Israel; 5th tunnel that is discovered and destroyed in recent months using new technology (Israeli army video)1 week ago
Israeli Israeli army destroys a tunnel which was dug underneath the border with Gaza and ended up inside Israel; 5th tunnel that is discovered and destroyed in recent months using new technology (Israeli army video)
People in the Iraqi city of Basra protest against trilateral airstrikes by US, UK and France on Syrian government targets.
Satellite photos show Syrian site flattened after US-led strikes. It is reported to have been the center of Syrian research, development, production and testing of chemical and biological warfare technology.
More reinforcements coming to South Damascus.
1 week ago
Azerbaijan accused Armenia of 87 bombardments per day
Residents of Maarat al-Numan are hiding indoors, afraid to step out due to exchanges in mortar fire and machine-gun fire between HTS and the Syrian Liberation Front. Many of those in the town were recently displaced from Ghouta.
@USTreasury OFAC/SDN listed Oboronlogistika's Russia flag, Murmansk registered cargo vessel Pizhma transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Last summer, Pizhma was outfitted to carry nuclear waste and did @mod_russia deliveries in Arctic and Kuril islands1 week ago
@USTreasury OFAC/SDN listed Oboronlogistika's Russia flag, Murmansk registered cargo vessel Pizhma transits Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria. Last summer, Pizhma was outfitted to carry nuclear waste and did @mod_russia deliveries in Arctic and Kuril islands
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