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23 September 2018
Iraqi Forces neutralized 11 ISIS fighters during operations east of Samarra today.
12 people were killed when an ammunition depot belonging to the PMU militia exploded near Karbala
CNN: A bomb that killed 40 children in Yemen was supplied by the US.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 55km SE of Shihezi, China
Incoming reports that Iraq's Hashd has just struck multiple Da'ish targets around the Iraqi border with Syria.
1 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense claimed that more attacks in Idlib from opposition-controlled areas in recent days
Pompeo: The conflict in Syria has continued for far too long. @StateDept will spare no effort to facilitate an enduring diplomatic and political solution, including constitutional reform and elections under UNSCR 2254. We will work to help achieve a brighter future for the Syrian people.
1 month ago
Saudi Arabia: al-Huthi militia missile launched on Najran intercepted
[email protected] on number of incidents involving lasers and US military aviation: 2015 (~700), 2016 (~600), 2017 (~400) and 2018 (~350). Most "lasing incidents have occurred near major population centers in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan," military "can't definitively source most laser attacks"
Security source: the explosion of an ammunition depot belonging to the Abbas military brigade west of Karbala
Video Hundreds of citizens demonstrating in Baghdad amid tight security
1 month ago
15 Azerbaijani soldiers tried to attack the positions of the NagornoKarabakh army, reported the Ministry of Defence for Nagorno-Karabakh today.
Turkish warplanes bomb foothills of Qandil Mountains
US dropped some leaflets on Isis positions near Deir Ezzor telling militants that they can choose to surrender or to die.
The Israeli forces are attacking the worshipers at one of the gates of the Aqsa.1 month ago
The Israeli forces are attacking the worshipers at one of the gates of the Aqsa.
1 month ago
Israeli police dispersed by force protesters in front of the Al-Aqsa Mosque
Kirkuk province electricity directorate says improvised explosive device attack on power tower has left Ninawa province in blackout.
1 month ago
Turkish Treasury and Finance Minister and French counterpart Le Maire agree in phone call to work in cooperation against US sanctions - @DailySabah.
Today, Jabhat Outaniyah fortified the trenches in Eastern Idlib.
Pro-UAE Salafis forces in Taiz started handing over positions to presidential guards and Taiz security forces after days of bloody fighting. Yemen
The Turkish authorities who have a meeting with Jisr Shughur delegation confirmed that they would not allow a regime attack on the region.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas threatens to stop ALL funding for Gaza if Hamas signs a truce agreement with Israel.  Earlier, @hamasinfo official Khalil Al-Hayyah @KAlhayya said the deal is in advanced stages, new rounds of talks will take place after Eid1 month ago
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas threatens to stop ALL funding for Gaza if Hamas signs a truce agreement with Israel. Earlier, @hamasinfo official Khalil Al-Hayyah @KAlhayya said the deal is in advanced stages, new rounds of talks will take place after Eid
IS Khurasan claimed killing of Taliban commander in Kunar On the other side Taliban put black out on the information's coming from Kunar and Nangrahar1 month ago
IS Khurasan claimed killing of Taliban commander in Kunar On the other side Taliban put black out on the information's coming from Kunar and Nangrahar
1 month ago
Two more people were arrested in connection with the Ganja events in Azerbaijan: Aydin Gurbanov and Perviz Bayramov.
President Trump is increasingly venting frustration about US strategy in Afghanistan, and showing renewed interest in a proposal by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize the war, current and former sr. admin. officials tell @NBCNews.
Air strikes by US-led forces continue in eastern Deir Ezzzor province targeting ISIS strongholds with dropped leaflets to militants stating 'Your Death is Inevitable'
US official: We will not provide any funding to Syria before the start of a serious political process led by the United Nations
US official: Tensions with Turkey will not affect joint operations in Manbij
Washington appoints Ambassador James Jeffrey as State Dept Special Adviser on Syria
1 month ago
2 Palestinian men were killed, 270 more have been wounded, including 4 medics, by Israeli army fire amid another Friday protest in the weekly demonstrations at Gaza's border with Israel
1 month ago
Pashinyan announces that constitutional reform will be initiated to allow for snap parliamentary elections to take place not only through resignation of prime minister but by decision of parliament to dissolve itself.
DeirEzzor: Iraqi airstrikes targeted al-Baghooz town, casualties among civilians reported
Republic square is full (100K+ people) half an hour before the start of a rally to mark Nikol Pashinyan's 100 days as prime minister; pop star Tata Simonyan   singing ahead of Pashinyan's speech.1 month ago
Republic square is full (100K+ people) half an hour before the start of a rally to mark Nikol Pashinyan's 100 days as prime minister; pop star Tata Simonyan singing ahead of Pashinyan's speech.
After Uzbekistan, Taliban delegation led by Taliban Qatar office head Sher Mohammad Stanikzai visited Indonesia from August 12-15. They met vice president Muhammad Yousaf, foreign minister and special envoy for AFG and talked about peace and withdrawel of foreign troops.
Riots In the borders of the Eastern Gaza strip this moment.1 month ago
Riots In the borders of the Eastern Gaza strip this moment.
1 month ago
Pakistan's ISI cooperated with Lashkar-e-Taiba in deadly attack on Ghazni city, senior Afghan intelligence official tells 1TV
Turkish army: bases, shelters and warehouses used by PKK were hit in northern Metina and Kandil regions of Iraq.
US State Dep decides to redirect $230 million Syrian stabilisation funds to support other "key foreign policy priorities"
1 month ago
Palestinian Ministry of Health: Israeli Forces kill a Palestinian and injure 100 on the Gaza border
1 month ago
Al Jazeera reporter: Palestinian shot dead during protest at Central Gaza Strip by Israeli forces
Reports that Army Aviation killed 12 ISIS in West Anbar.
The International Coalition sent construction materials/supplies/vehicles to Northern Syria through KRG to expand on a U.S airbase in the towns of Tel Tamrah in Shaddadi/al-Hawl. The shipment included more than 150 trucks.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani visits Ghazni after Taliban siege
Turkey moves insufficient to restore policy credibility: Fitch
Last week Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during 10 missions in the fight against ISIS. 2x weapons were deployed in Deir al Zour (Syria). A logistic warehouse was taken both times
2 months after he sacked the North African country's police chief. Algeria's ?? President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Friday dismissed 2 senior generals. Said Bey and Lahbib Chentouf were in charge of the first and second military regions.
1 month ago
Turkish army neutralized 1 suspected PKK/YPG militant in preparations of attack in Nusaybin, Mardin
Syria Democratic Council Political Advisor, Hasan Ali in a meeting with tribal figures in northeast Syria, explains their meeting with Damascus; " They said they have 4 key principles; 1-Unity of Syria 2-Syrian Flag 3-Syrian Army 4-Syria president.". We replied that we also demand a #Syria UNITED. We don't have a problem w/Syria flag. #SDF SHOULD be part of Syria future national army and Syrians should elect their president through fair and transparent elections."
Syria: Russia displayed in Khmeimim Airbase 2 weaponized drones shot down in July which tried to target the AB. 1st seems derived from a Russian Eleron UAV (which wld be a 1st) while 2nd is a DIY model common used in such attacks.
Kashmir Ansar Ghazwat al-Hind announces a new audio of his emir Zakir Moussa on the occasion of Aid al-Adha1 month ago
#Kashmir Ansar Ghazwat al-Hind announces a new audio of his emir Zakir Moussa on the occasion of Aid al-Adha
"They have not acted as a friend," @POTUS, speaking to reporters, says of Turkey.
37 y/o German man charged with membership in the foreign terrorist organization Taliban in Afghanistan, and with attempted murder: federal prosecutor general. The defendant allegedly fought for the Taliban and had been arrested by Afghanistan security forces in February 2018.
1 month ago
Israeli police close all entrances of Al-Aqsa Mosque after shooting a Palestinian for allegedly stabbing
1 month ago
Attempted stabbing in Old City of Jerusalem, stabber "neutralized." Ambulance sirens around.
Turkey deploys upgraded M60T tanks to its border province Hatay next to Syria1 month ago
Turkey deploys upgraded M60T tanks to its border province Hatay next to Syria
1 month ago
Azerbaijan has banned porn
Hajj 2018: Saudi says more than 1.6m pilgrims arrived in Mecca
Iran protests against Georgian police's "disrespect" for Iranian female passengers at the Tbilisi airport to remove their headscarves
Trump administration is ending $200M in funding for Syria stabilization project.
Turkish people smashing their iPhones after Erdogan's call to boycott US products over tensions with Trump1 month ago
Turkish people smashing their iPhones after Erdogan's call to boycott US products over tensions with Trump
1 month ago
PM: There will be no political prisoners in Armenia
1 month ago
Karabakh army: Azerbaijan's infiltration attempt prevented
Karabakh army: Azerbaijan's infiltration attempt prevented
1 month ago
With the slogan "Free, Independent Armenia", Nikol Pashinyan's rally is making its way towards Yerevan's Republic Square where the PM is expected to speak. Armenia
ISIS launched an attack on SDF forces at Al Malihi oil field in Eastern Deir-ez-Zur
1 month ago
Seven injured, two critically, in Gaza border clashes
1 month ago
A grenade was thrown by rioters from the northern Gaza Strip at IDF forces near the security fence. There are no casualties.
Preparations in Republic Square have been underway since this morning ahead of a large rally marking the 100th day of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's administration following the Velvet Revolution. The rally is expected to begin at 6:30 p.m.1 month ago
Preparations in Republic Square have been underway since this morning ahead of a large rally marking the 100th day of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's administration following the Velvet Revolution. The rally is expected to begin at 6:30 p.m.
Clashes between SDF and unknown gunmen in Tabqa, Western Raqqa
20 months old child Zakaria Mohammed Jaber Hadid killed as a result of the explosion of a pressure cooker in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip
Women stage protest in front of Khartoum ministry against the drowning of 22 schoolchildren in the Nile
Turkish Defence Minister visits Russia and meets with his counterpart Sergey Shoigu1 month ago
Turkish Defence Minister visits Russia and meets with his counterpart Sergey Shoigu
1 month ago
Khamenei: Trusting in God's Grace creates in you power and hope.
Footage of targeting PKK base in Balayan valley, Choman, northern Erbil.
Iraq condemns the Turkish airstrikes on "Civilian" areas in Sinjar - MFA
Pro-Assad forces targeting Al-Tamanah in southern Idlib with artillery
Photos of a fire in the area of ​​Djerba south of Jenin.1 month ago
Photos of a fire in the area of ​​Djerba south of Jenin.
South Syria: after days of siege and bombardment, government started operations to seize Safa Hills from ISIS in Eastern Damascus desert.1 month ago
South Syria: after days of siege and bombardment, government started operations to seize Safa Hills from ISIS in Eastern Damascus desert.
1 month ago
Turkey's Treasury and the Ministry of Finance announced new measures aimed at real sector bank loans within the scope of the action plan implemented.
HTS Executes ISIS Cells In Syria's Idlib
For the 2nd time in a week an IEDs target the (30th street) in Idlib city
Buk-M3 was put on service in Dagestan
Iraqi Air Force strikes Daesh militants near the town of Hajjin in east Deir Ezzor.
OperationTigrisShield: Some pics of the areas bombarded by Turkish warplanes this morning near Qandil mounts. PKK positions ars the target.1 month ago
#OperationTigrisShield: Some pics of the areas bombarded by Turkish warplanes this morning near Qandil mounts. PKK positions ars the target.
1 month ago
38-year-old woman shot dead by unknown gunmen in Pulwama village
8 killed and 14 injured in a car accident and a bus on the Al Qasir - Marsa Alam highway
1 month ago
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called on Pakistan's army chief Gen. Bajwa to explain why injured Taliban fighters who were involved in the recent attack against the Afghan city of Ghazni are being treated in hospitals in Pakistan
1 month ago
Turkey will respond similarly if US imposed new sanctions - Trade Minister
South Syria: Safa Volcanic Area where ISIS is entrenched (and surrounded) in Eastern Damascus desert under intense bombardment.1 month ago
South Syria: Safa Volcanic Area where ISIS is entrenched (and surrounded) in Eastern Damascus desert under intense bombardment.
Saudi-made "Salman Al-Hazm" armored vehicle first time in Hajjah province. They were only in Jawf before.
Pro-Hadi forces captured Hiran village, largest locality in the area. They also showed destroyed Houthi tank, by air strike.
SaudiArabia has contributed $100 million to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, more specifically supporting stabilization projects in areas captured from the terrorist group in northeast Syria
The Presidents of France and Egypt held a conference call about the Gaza situation, and both agree that there must be a ceasefire and a rush on humanitarian aid.
SecDef Mattis tells traveling press that Turkey-based training for joint US-Turkish military patrols near Manbij, Syria to start "within 72 hours." Says "the gear is in, the officers are in, and it will start shortly"
1 month ago
[email protected]: Turkey has taken advantage of the United States for many years. They are holding our wonderful Christian Pastor, who I must ask to represent our Country as a great patriot hostage. We will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man, but we are cutting back on Turkey.
President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi inspected the Egyptian Iron Factory in Beni Suef and came in the framework of opening a number of industrial projects in the province
In Antalya's Kemer district, a private ambulance collided with the tour minibus, 4 Russian tourists and 7 others were injured. The wounded were reported to be in good health.1 month ago
In Antalya's Kemer district, a private ambulance collided with the tour minibus, 4 Russian tourists and 7 others were injured. The wounded were reported to be in good health.
The Turkish military base in al-Eis asked civilians in Southern Aleppo's villages to remain in their homes, stressing that the area will not be a military zone and that SAA will not advance and in the future.
1 month ago
Ex-President of Armenia Robert Kocheryan in TV interview says that no one can talk, and no one should to Russia as PM Pashinyan do
Official IS statement regarding today's attack in Kabul Afghanistan1 month ago
Official IS statement regarding today's attack in Kabul Afghanistan
North Aleppo: FSA Al-Mutasim brigade repelled a government/YPG attack on Harbul front, and announce the destruction of a Zil vehicle.
1 month ago
Armenian militaries have shelled positions of the Azerbaijani Army by using large-calibre machine guns, the Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan reports today.
1 month ago
Medics have pronounced the death of 30yr old Israeli woman in West Bank ramming attack
Photos of the scene of the operation near Nablus1 month ago
Photos of the scene of the operation near Nablus
Coalition aircrafts continue to target ISIS sites in As Sousah town in Eastern Deir-ez-Zur
Euphrates Shield Groups have repelled a pro-Assad forces and SDF Infiltration attempt at Marea Front
1 month ago
Turkey FM says problems with US can be solved easily, but not with its current mindset: AA state agency
President of Niger: Stable Libya key to ending migration to Europe1 month ago
President of Niger: Stable Libya key to ending migration to Europe
1 month ago
20 year old Israeli In critical condition after vehicular ramming attack near WestBank settlement of Havat Gilad
1 month ago
Havat Gilad: One seriously injured. driver fled the scene towards Tzomet Jit.
1 month ago
Rioters threw a Molotov cocktail at Israeli forces on the Jerusalem-Gush Etzion road
1 month ago
Initial reports of a ramming attack near Havat Gilad
US State Department: We will mobilize international support for our new strategy on Iran
The new Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook
Mike Pompeo: We are working to change Iran's behavior in the region
Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades issues a statement declaring: we will not abide by any indirect agreement with the occupation on a truce. They also highlight previous agreements that Israel did not abide by. They state: The Zionist occupation only understands the language of force.1 month ago
Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigades issues a statement declaring: "we will not abide by any indirect agreement with the occupation on a truce." They also highlight previous agreements that Israel did not abide by. They state: "The Zionist occupation only understands the language of force."
1 month ago
Turkey to continue current F-35 program plans with all partners
TKP-ML (The Communist Party of Turkey/Marxist–Leninist) HQ in Hasakah was attacked with an IED. Nobody was injured in the attack.
1 month ago
CENTCOM Investigation: 'Most Plausible' Explanation For SDF Shooting A Marine In Syria Was That It Was Intentional
IS Khurasan claimed another attack yesterday in Kabul with IED on police1 month ago
IS Khurasan claimed another attack yesterday in Kabul with IED on police
Defense Minister @AvigdorLiberman met in Cyprus last month with the Qatari envoy to Gaza about Qatar funding electricity for Gaza
1 month ago
Ghazni - heavy fighting has resumed in Ghazni City in Pashtun Abad area, gunshots and sound of heavy artillery heard. Helicopters reported over city, TOLOnews journalist reports
Arab media reported that Israel began allowing trucks to deliver various goods into Gaza through the main Kerem Shalom border crossing, after a visit Wednesday by Egypt's intelligence chief, Abbas Kamel, to negotiate a prisoner swap with Israeli officials in Tel Aviv.
Ansar al Shari'a (Al Qaeda in Yemen) released some pics of a group of Houthi rebels ambushed in alBayda.
239 immigrants to Israel arrive on Nefesh B'Nefesh flight
1 month ago
US-led Coalition says Shingal strike was unilateral Turkish decision
Following violent clashes with thr Houthi militia fighters, the Army Forces have entered the center of Hayran district, northwest of the province of Hajjah, as they were welcomed by the locals.
Iraq launches air strike on Islamic State "operations room" inside Syria - military statement
US State Dept. says Sec. Pompeo will make an announcement on "the creation of the Iran Action Group" at 2:30 p.m. ET Thursday.
US threatens with more sanctions on Turkey if pastor Brunson would not be released
CH-47s are active over Makhoul again.
1 month ago
Turkish security units will continue to intervene whenever needed. From now on operations similar to Shingal will continue intensively — Presidential Spokesperson Ibrahim Kalin
Erbil Traffic Police spokesperson announces repairs to bridge at Altun Kupri (Altun Kupri) will be complete and open to traffic on Sunday
Turkish observation forces reassure Idlib residents that there has been no military advance by ground forces and media pressure and mobilization were part of a 'psychological war' on opposition-controlled areas
Nigeria: Isis released some pics of the clashes between militants and African coalition's troops near Lake Chad.
1 month ago
"16% of global heroin seizures carried out by Turkey alone" says Minister of Interior @suleymansoylu.
The US conducted a counter-terrorism airstrike Tuesday in Yemen's Al Bayda governorate. The US military has conducted 34 strikes in Yemen in 2018
Lukashenko awarded Kadyrov the Order of Friendship of Peoples.1 month ago
Lukashenko awarded Kadyrov the Order of Friendship of Peoples.
Houthis report successful repelling coalition attack on Durayhami, Hodeidah
@SYRedCrescent humanitarian aid convoy (21 trucks) loaded with relief Food and non food items, provided by @UNICEF, @UNFPA, @WHO and @Refugees, headed to BousraAlSham , Daraa Syria.
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