Tunisia's coastguard intercepted a boat off Sfax with 19 irregular migrants. The smuggler reportedly threw Molotov cocktails at the coastguards, burning himself to death, and setting fire to the boat. 4 migrants died, and 14 were rescued (4 TN, 2 DRC, 8 CDI).

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 September 2018
Trump said to have told Jordan king a one-state solution might lead to an Israeli PM named 'Mohammed' in a few years - sources: Axios
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraqis are embarking on a new chapter; that of reconstruction, reforms, combatting corruption, building a fair economy, raising living standards and the creation of sustainable jobs for our citizens
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I extend my best wishes to the newly elected MPs, and congratulate them. They must discharge their responsibilities to the Iraqi people
1 month ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The new parliament must convene within the timetable mandated by the constitution, so that the process of forming the new government can begin
YPGSDF decided to close Armenian school in its held areas because it refused to teach SDF curriculum and the heads of Christian Churches in north-east Syria issued statement refusing to close Churches' schools and calling it "a threat against Christian existence"
John Bolton: Israel, Russia and U.S. all agree Iran must leave Syria
Iranian-backed Asaib Ahl al-Haq organize a protest in Basra against the opening of Saudi Arabia Consulate office in the city. Iraq
Houthi firing on Amaliqa MRAPs in Durayhimi.
One-hand Houthi fighter during clashes in Durayhimi.
Haider al-Abadi, Moqtada al-Sadr and Ammar al-Hakim currently meeting in Baghdad
Egyptian monks sent to trial over killing of bishop
Local Councils in Idlib are asking for increased Turkish protection in south Idlib. Multiple councils have stamped the bill
Israel PM Netanyahu meets @AmbJohnBolton; opening statement of the both: We will discuss how to stop Iran nuclear and missile development
1 month ago
Su-57 passed all tests in Syria and contract for supply it to the army will be signed until the end of the year - Head of committee on defense
In 3 weeks long battle Taliban succeeded in clearing Darzab district from Khurasan militants. Fighting took place on a difficult, mountainous terrain1 month ago
In 3 weeks long battle Taliban succeeded in clearing Darzab district from Khurasan militants. Fighting took place on a difficult, mountainous terrain
Saudi plane makes emergency landing at Cairo airport after passenger falls ill
Russian military police steps in to control Deir al-Zor river crossings after tit-for-tat violence between Tehran- and Damascus-backed militias unable to agree on how to divide "fees" imposed on traders, reports al-Modon's Nouras al-Orfi.
New Generation Movement, Nasr, Sairun, Watania, Hikma, are moving toward building the biggest and most diverse coalition in Baghdad, after Iraqi Fed Court confirmed Iraqi MP names.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton singled out China, North Korea and Iran as countries who could possibly meddle in American elections - as President Donald Trump railed about a probe into Russian interference in 2016
Many coalition-backed forces fighters killed in Hothis attack in Maslub
Syria: on Friday, unknown gunmen shot Abdellhaleq Wahbe in Zamalka in Eastern Ghouta, Abdulkhaleq was the right hand of Bassam al-Dhefda'a who flipped sides and helped government attacking rebels
Since August 23, internal troops of the Armenian Police will start combat duty on the border with Azerbaijan.
YPG made DIY Armored Personnel Carrier allegedly transported to Russia to be displayed in Patriot Park.
Rolling into Homs, where the government says 70,000 refugees have returned since it was captured despite the widespread destruction. That's still probably less than 10% of those who left
Hezbollah leader meets with delegation from Yemen's Houthi rebels in Beirut
Tunisia: Army units shelled suspected militant positions in the western heights of Kasserine and conducted combing operations in the area as part of pre-emptive operations ahead of Eid al-Adha
1 month ago
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani offers the Taliban a provisional three-month ceasefire but says the truce would hold only if the insurgents reciprocated
SDF arrest relatives of the Free Syrian Army fighter who have taken Eid al-Adha holiday from Turkey to the city of Manbij.
NATO chief welcomes President Ghani's announcement of second ceasefire with the Taliban in Afghanistan. "I encourage the Taliban to demonstrate their concern for Afghans by respecting it."
1 month ago
Taliban in Afghanistan announce in statement that "hundreds" of prisoners will be freed for Eid.
1 month ago
Afghan president declares new provisional ceasefire
Just one of many photos during Samarra operations today.
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 12km NNW of Haruniye, Turkey
Warehouse previously belonging to IS discovered in Yarmouk Basin containing large number of C4
5 people were killed in an explosion in the east of Suwaida
Syrian official in Hasakah province "Mohammad Dawoud al-Sattam" died in a car accident last night on Hasakah - Tell Batak last night, laid to rest this morning
Inherent Resolve:[email protected] and @Sputnik reports of Daesh attacks on CJTFOIR bases and personnel are false. Coalition SDF partners continue Operation Roundup to Defeat Daesh and build Hope for NE Syria After Daesh
Regarding Iran, German Chancellor Merkel said today in a meeting with Russia's President Putin, that Germany stands by the JCPOA. However, we are watching various activities of Iran with concern. Be it in Yemen, be it the ballistic missile program, be it the situation in Syria.1 month ago
Regarding Iran, German Chancellor Merkel said today in a meeting with Russia's President Putin, that Germany stands by the JCPOA. "However, we are watching various activities of Iran with concern. Be it in Yemen, be it the ballistic missile program, be it the situation in Syria."
Daesh spreading leaflets threatened those who working with SDF and oil wells at Eastern Deir-Ez-Zur1 month ago
Daesh spreading leaflets threatened those who working with SDF and oil wells at Eastern Deir-Ez-Zur
Jalalabad - security forces had been chasing a group of suspected insurgents when one suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside an empty Madrassa. 4 others arrested. No casualties reported so far, an official confirmed
Jalalabad - explosion reported in Jalalabad city in Nangarhar. Early reports indicate it was near a Madrassa, governor's spokesman confirms
US special presidential envoy @brett_mcgurk meets iraqi VP Nouri al Maliki, as the largest parliamentarian block expected to be announced very soon.
1 month ago
105 armed men were killed during clashes with the Syrian army at the administrative border of the province of Suwayda in the far north-eastern countryside, during the last 26 days.
SOHR: 5 consecutive days of Turkish – Russian truce witnessed daily violations by the government forces in Idlib, Hama, and Latakia and includes a call from local councils for "Turkish guardianship" over the area
Iran Amnesty International called for the release of Abdullah Bozorgzadeh This Balochi fellow countryman has been arrested for protesting the mass rape of 14 Iranian girls in Iranshahr
Blast heard in Jalalabad
1 month ago
Jammu And Kashmir: Two Jaish-e-Mohammed Over Ground Workers (OGW) have been arrested in a joint operation by Handwara police and 30 Rashtriya Rifles in Kupwara district's Handwara. Arms and ammunition recovered from them.
Bomb in Bouira: child dead and five wounded
Al Emarah release the short video about Taliban raid on ANDSF CP near Qalat city Zabul
Air strikes reported on Chahar Dara district near Kunduz city. Govt. forces are preparing anti insurgent operations for several weeks now, but it looks that its only limited to occasional aerial bombardments1 month ago
Air strikes reported on Chahar Dara district near Kunduz city. Govt. forces are preparing anti insurgent operations for several weeks now, but it looks that its only limited to occasional aerial bombardments
1 month ago
Two Jaish-e-Mohammed Over Ground Workers arrested in a joint operation by Handwara police and 30 Rashtriya Rifles in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara. Arms and ammunition have been recovered from them, reports ANI
Explosion in Hasakah occurred near Sawaqa School in south of Hasakah. Two civillians injured.
Iraq's supreme federal court ratifies results of May 12 parliamentary election - spokesman
The security forces launched a campaign of raids and arrests north of Daraa
SAA operations against remaining IS continues on Al Safa plains SE Damascus
Manbij - the last SDF checkpoint on the way to Turkish controlled Jarablus.
Hailstorm damaged vineyards and other farmlands in Georgia's Kakheti region: 19.08.2018 (Hvino News). A heavy hailstorm hit Kakheti's capital Telavi and Akhmeta municipality, which is in the heartland of Georgia's main winemaking region.
Ahmed Habib killed yesterday near Masyaf was an Intelligence officer who operated in infamous Palestine Branch in Damascus (detention and torture center), then worked for Mil. Security in Hama prov. Syria.
A person was killed; a house was blown up in the village of "Hayali" west of Sinjar district.
At least six people were wounded   as a result of magnetic bomb blast in Dashti Barchi area Kabul Afghanistan.1 month ago
At least six people were wounded as a result of magnetic bomb blast in Dashti Barchi area Kabul Afghanistan.
Army guns down 4 infiltrators along LoC in J-K's Tangdhar and Nowgam, operation in progress1 month ago
Army guns down 4 infiltrators along LoC in J-K's Tangdhar and Nowgam, operation in progress
A report on angry locals in Ahvaz, southwest Iran, attacking the municipality after authorities severely damaged their property.
Police raid a night Party and arrest 40 youth in Iran. 40 young people have been detained at a mixed-gender "night party" in Birjand, the capital city of South Khorasan province, the local Prosecutor General has disclosed.
Taliban claims firing missiles on USA NATO AB in Bagram Parwan Rocket attack was reported but in Kabul Also magnetic bomb blast wounded 6 people in the capital pic  @Humayoonbabur1 month ago
Taliban claims firing missiles on USA NATO AB in Bagram Parwan Rocket attack was reported but in Kabul Also magnetic bomb blast wounded 6 people in the capital pic @Humayoonbabur
TEL AVIV: No injuries in drive by shooting at the Kikar Hamindina.
Tel Aviv shooting was an underworld assassination attempt. No injuries.
People of Hajin call on the SDF to save them from ISIS: "We call on the SDF to urgently start an operation to capture Hajin from ISIS. Those claiming the residents of Hajin to be ISIS members are telling a lie. We are ready to fight the mercenaries."
Yemeni army gains control of Durayhami district in Hodeidah, kills Houthi leaders in Saada
Blast hits the center of Hasakah, Syria.
Zarif: Iran's newly formed working group aims to topple the Iranian state
Syria: Russian airstrikes targeted Rebels strengthening Idlib defenses, killing 2.
Zarif: "Iran Action Group" exert pressure and mislead public opinion and it will fail
International Coalition: US troops remain in Iraq to help stabilize it
1 month ago
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 87 times
Militant killed as infiltration bid foiled in Jammu and Kashmir1 month ago
Militant killed as infiltration bid foiled in Jammu and Kashmir
Merkel and Putin talked about Ukraine, Syria and North Stream 2 more than 3 hours1 month ago
Merkel and Putin talked about Ukraine, Syria and North Stream 2 more than 3 hours
Israeli supreme court imposed longer prison term on Ben Deri, Israeli soldier who gunned down 16 years old Nadim Nawara in 2014. Deri murdered him and tried to cover it up but will serve only 18 months (originally it was 9).
1 month ago
A magmatic bomb targeted a military vehicle in Dashti Barchi western part of Kabul injured three people a witness told me .
1 month ago
Minutes ago, a bomb, embedded in a police car, exploded in the Dasht-Baruchi Bridge, it was said that a single tier was injured in the incident.
1 month ago
Explosion heard in Kabul. Afghanistan
Taliban militants have captured Belcheragh district of Faryab province, a local official said Sunday.
1 month ago
Tunisia's coastguard intercepted a boat off Sfax with 19 irregular migrants. The smuggler reportedly threw Molotov cocktails at the coastguards, burning himself to death, and setting fire to the boat. 4 migrants died, and 14 were rescued (4 TN, 2 DRC, 8 CDI).
1 month ago
Israel's Defense Minister Liberman: Erez Crossing with Gaza has been closed except for humanitarian cases due to Friday's violence along the border.
3 explosions sounded in Al- Farous neighborhood of the coastal city of Lattakia, no further details so far.
1 month ago
Temple Mount closes for guests ahead of Eid al-Adha
1 month ago
Security forces foil infiltration bid in Baramulla, kill one terrorist. Operation in progress. Jammu And Kashmir
Amaliqa division control local council, police station and health center in Durayhimi.
Afghans celebrate Independence Day around the country today1 month ago
Afghans celebrate Independence Day around the country today
Houthi sniper shot 5 southern fighters in Malahiz.
The image of the sit-in Basra, which enters its eighth day
Bridge damaged during October 2017 events reopens, connecting Erbil to Kirkuk Kurdistan Iraq
US Government to US citizens: Do not travel to Iraq due to terrorism and armed conflict.
Kabul – President Ashraf Ghani lays a wreath at the Minaret of Independence in Kabul city to mark the 99th anniversary of Independence Day1 month ago
Kabul – President Ashraf Ghani lays a wreath at the Minaret of Independence in Kabul city to mark the 99th anniversary of Independence Day
Kabul – President Ashraf Ghani lays a wreath at the Minaret of Independence in Kabul city to mark the 99th anniversary of Independence Day
1 month ago
Taliban fighters have overrun two districts in northern Afghanistan. Taking dozens of commandos, police and militiamen as prisoners in a blitz offensive. Fighting ongoing in Faryab Badghis, Jawzjan, Kunduz, Takhar.
Overnight, 2 Palestinian militants arrested in Yesha.
1 month ago
Faryab's Bilchiragh district falls to Taliban, no news from the whereabouts of 100 Afghan forces, source confirms
At least two rockets landed early Sunday in PD16 Qalai Zaman Khan area of capital Kabul city, local residents said.1 month ago
At least two rockets landed early Sunday in PD16 Qalai Zaman Khan area of capital Kabul city, local residents said.
Islamic State Claims Destroying An Army Bulldozer Near Jidud Checkpoint In Rafah City In Northern Sinai.
1 month ago
J&K: Alert Security Forces foil major infiltration bid by Pakistan in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district, gun down three militants
Police operation in Tekoa south of Bethlehem1 month ago
Police operation in Tekoa south of Bethlehem
Today, leaflets with pictures and statements of Iranian opposition leader, RezaPahlavi was spread across Iran's cities. Here are two examples one in Kazeroun and another one in Isfahan. This has scared Iran's Islamic government supporters inside and outside Iran.
Yemeni journalist Ahmed al Musabi was killed while covering ongoing clashes between government forces and Houthi rebels in the central al Bayda province
ISIS ' Amaq News Agency reports that three American soldiers "were injured in an IED [attack] in Nurr St in Raqqa today"
1 month ago
Saudi Arabia - Jizan: Military air defences down surface-to-surface missile launched from Yemen by Houthi rebels
The forces of Brigade 51's Bunmir governmentnt repelled the attack at Abu Jarad hill which is west of Baiji.
Leaders and priests of Christian churches in Syria's Hasakah issued a statement today on the attacks of YPG/PYD on schools, churches and confiscating properties of Christians in Qamishli
Houthi ATGM strike hit coalition vehicle in Baqim district.1 month ago
Houthi ATGM strike hit coalition vehicle in Baqim district.
Houthi fighters preparing for night raid in Baqim district of Saada province.1 month ago
Houthi fighters preparing for night raid in Baqim district of Saada province.
Pro-Hadi soldiers using Saudi Salman Al-Hazm armored vehicles in Hiran district.1 month ago
Pro-Hadi soldiers using Saudi "Salman Al-Hazm" armored vehicles in Hiran district.
Houthi ATGM strike hit Amaliqa trench in Waziyah district of Taiz province.1 month ago
Houthi ATGM strike hit Amaliqa trench in Waziyah district of Taiz province.
Pro-Hadi forces   shelling residential areas of Baqim district. They definitely made progress, after many months.1 month ago
Pro-Hadi forces shelling residential areas of Baqim district. They definitely made progress, after many months.
Houthi video from Al-Fazzah district showed enemy vehicles from Hodeidah area going to the South. Maybe It's connected with reports about Southern forces leaving west coast fronts.1 month ago
Houthi video from Al-Fazzah district showed enemy vehicles from Hodeidah area going to the South. Maybe It's connected with reports about Southern forces leaving west coast fronts.
1 month ago
Cyber division of Iran's Islamic government Min of Intel has reported twitter accounts of several Iranian dissidents and opposition activists within past few days including Ashkan Monfared's account.
UAE backed 35-th brigade and Abu-Abbas militants handed over historical Cairo castle to Hadi presidential guard.
Abu Abbas militants concluded a truce with pro-Hadi forces in Taiz.1 month ago
Abu Abbas militants concluded a truce with pro-Hadi forces in Taiz.
Four clerics have been killed after an argument between imams at a town hall ended with an armed assault in eastern Turkey,Erzincan in which the assailant also died after committing suicide.1 month ago
Four clerics have been killed after an argument between imams at a town hall ended with an armed assault in eastern Turkey,Erzincan in which the assailant also died after committing suicide.
Houthi fighters on the frontline in Al-Maslub district of Jawf. Destroyed Salman Al-Hazm on 4 picture.1 month ago
Houthi fighters on the frontline in Al-Maslub district of Jawf. Destroyed "Salman Al-Hazm" on 4 picture.
New video shows two types of Saudi Arabia's Canadian-made armored vehicles – GDLS-LAVs and Streit Groups – rolling through Yemen1 month ago
New video shows two types of Saudi Arabia's Canadian-made armored vehicles – GDLS-LAVs and Streit Groups – rolling through Yemen
South Syria: battle for control of Safa Volcanic Field (SEastern Damascus) witnessed today violent battle and heavy bombardment. government advanced but was unable to secure gains due to ISIS ambushes (15 casualties). 1st Div. captured 5 IS fighters.1 month ago
South Syria: battle for control of Safa Volcanic Field (SEastern Damascus) witnessed today violent battle and heavy bombardment. government advanced but was unable to secure gains due to ISIS ambushes (15 casualties). 1st Div. captured 5 IS fighters.
A photo from Sinjar Shingal shows a procession in memory of Zaki Shingali the Yazidi leader killed in Turkish airstrike last week
Graphic from @CNN, identifying civilian massacres in Yemen with the bomb makers - Raytheon, Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics.
1 month ago
[email protected]: The United States has ended the ridiculous 230 Million Dollar yearly development payment to Syria. Saudi Arabia and other rich countries in the Middle East will start making payments instead of the U.S. I want to develop the U.S., our military and countries that help us.
Algeria: A child was killed and three others severely wounded by the explosion of an IED around 18h in the area of Tameziaft (Ahnif Commune), Bouira Province
Iraq's army (5th Division) conducted security sweeps in a series of villages south of Baladruz in Diyala province. Several Da'ish hideouts and safehouses found. Large amount of C4 explosives recovered.1 month ago
Iraq's army (5th Division) conducted security sweeps in a series of villages south of Baladruz in Diyala province. Several Da'ish hideouts and safehouses found. Large amount of C4 explosives recovered.
Amaliqa division fighting against Houthi in Durayhimi area.1 month ago
Amaliqa division fighting against Houthi in Durayhimi area.
Libya: SDB member and former senior member of Ajdabiya Shura Council Abdulkader Afnish al-Zwai succumbed to wounds sustained while armed resisting arrest amidst raid against his home by the Misrata Anti-Crime Unit in Misrata1 month ago
Libya: SDB member and former senior member of Ajdabiya Shura Council Abdulkader Afnish al-Zwai succumbed to wounds sustained while armed resisting arrest amidst raid against his home by the Misrata Anti-Crime Unit in Misrata
Houthi attacked pro-Hadi forces convoy in Sudais district on Najran border.1 month ago
Houthi attacked pro-Hadi forces convoy in Sudais district on Najran border.
Egypt's Sisi ratifies new cyber-crime law
Southern source claimed 56 Amaliqa soldiers were killed and wounded in Durayhimi area on 16-th August, after «betrayal.1 month ago
Southern source claimed 56 Amaliqa soldiers were killed and wounded in Durayhimi area on 16-th August, after «betrayal.
Iraqi Ninawa Police arrest 2 ISIS in Tis'iin neighborhood of West Mosul. The 2 detainees worked for ISIS security during the Mosul occupation.
1 month ago
Masrour Barzani meets senior Pentagon official
1 month ago
Syrian Army killed several ISIS fighters and captured five others, including two minors, during a special operation in northern al-Suwayda
Video: utter devastation in Homs, Syria
Security forces of Iran's Islamic government arrested prominent lawyers and human rights activists who were protesting the government due to Khamenei's decision for giving Iran's territorial waters and neutral resources to Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan under pressure of Russia
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Air strikes killed 18 Daesh in the town of Sousse east of Deir al-Zour, mostly non-Syrians, including a leader from Iraq. It should be noted that the deaths occurred the same night, which hit the Iraqi forces operating room for the same in the same area.
Coalition and ambassador also visited Kobani's Civil Council and meet with cochair Anwer Muslim
1 month ago
President Erdogan took the full votes and was elected to the AK Party General Assembly again by 1380 votes.
SOHR: After about 2 weeks of the assassination of the Syrian missiles development scientist in the western countryside of Hama, a new assassination targets one of the military intelligence members in the countryside of Masyaf
Raqqa: An explosive device exploded as a military convoy of SDF militia passed through al-Nour Street.
Isis claims to have killed an SDF member near Raqqa1 month ago
Isis claims to have killed an SDF member near Raqqa
Saudi army LAV-25, M-60 and Streit Group vehicles in Hiran district, Hajjah.
Lots of drilling activity in Iraqi Kurdistan we are seeing a big revival of the oil industry. KRG production will reach 400k barrels per day by end of year
Construction of the first Turkish army post at the Morak crossing in the northern suburbs of Hama.
Statement by AQAP denies the Associated Press story of "secret agreements and mutual cooperation" between AQAP and the Saudi-led coalition/UAE in Yemen
Taliban/Islamic Emirate calls on US to hold talks to reach an understanding to end the war in Afghanistan1 month ago
Taliban/Islamic Emirate calls on US to hold talks "to reach an understanding" to end the war in Afghanistan
U.S delegation + Coalition advisors visited Kobane today.
Car bomb targeted National Liberation Front HQ in al-Arba'ayn Mountain near Ariha in Idlib, casualties confirmed
US-backed forces have repelled a raid by the IS group targeting barracks housing American and French troops in eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday.
Turkish army announced the killing of 7 PKK gunmen in air raids in northern Iraq
1 month ago
As foreign minister Maas prepares to welcome ⁦⁦@cafreeland⁩ in Berlin next Sunday, SPD deputy parliamentary leader Mützenich calls on Merkel to clearly take sides with Canada in row with Saudi-Arabia. "Democracies need to support each other".
Aug 18 Tehran, Iran - Outside the parliament Protesters are chanting against the government's
Hozat district of Sincik mount- after 3 days this morning again helicopters searching the area1 month ago
Hozat district of Sincik mount- after 3 days this morning again helicopters searching the area
Explosive device planted by unknown persons in the car of Amaliqa 4-th Brigade commander in Aden. Car and his house were damaged, without any injuries or dead.
1 month ago
Interior minister: Number of PKK militants inside Turkey falls to lowest point in recent years
1 month ago
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 81 times
Aug 17 Tehran, Iran: An image of the government's security forces attacking protesting youth in the capital's Azadi (Freedom) Square.
Abdullah arrested and jailed in Iran for protest against the mass rape of 14 girls in his city of Iranshahr
1 month ago
Pashinyan: We are ready to defeat Azerbaijan in case of agression
Coalition-backed forces storm new sites in the center of Durahmi, Hodeidah
Tunisia- vehicle in military buffer zone (near Dehiba) with Libya that refused to comply with security forces fired upon, found to be smuggling tobacco, drugs, honey and shoes.1 month ago
Tunisia- vehicle in military buffer zone (near Dehiba) with Libya that refused to comply with security forces fired upon, found to be smuggling tobacco, drugs, honey and shoes.
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