Tunisia: In the wake of the Kasserine bank robbery, MOI published a wanted notice for ISIS/Jund al-Khilafah militants, Ezzedine Aloui and Hatem Basdouri (not the first for the latter, who tortured and killed his uncle in Sidi Ali Ben Aoun in February)

Map. History of Middle East conflict

14 August 2018
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At least 61 prisoners were freed by Afghan commandos during a clearing operation on an illegal Taliban prison in Helmand province, Commander of Battalion 7 of Afghan Commandos Munib Amiri said
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U.S State Department says Pompeo and Cavusoglu in meeting in Singapore 'agreed to continue to try to resolve the issues' between two countries
Saudi-led coalition spokesman al Maliki denied that any coalition warplanes conducted any operations in al Hudaydh today and blamed the strikes on the al Thawra Hospital and the fish market on al Houthi forces. Yemen
Yemeni officials say Saudi-led airstrikes kill 28 in Hodeida
Al-Maliki: The coalition did not target anyone today in Hodeidah, it was Houthis who did it
Video showing air defenses tonight South-West of Damascus (area of Qatana). Military source says one "hostile object" downed. Target(s) and outcome remain unclear.
"TSK completed construction of a military base 48 hours ago in Ayn Dadat where 1.5km away from Manbij" says Çetin Çetiner who writer of gazette Habertürk during live broadcast of Habertürk TV.
@obretix: PT AC-130W Stinger II taking off from Al Asad Airbase "to provide close air support for the Syrian Democratic Forces in Syria, July 23, 2018"
US Air Force AC-130W Stinger II gunships at Al Asad Airbase (French Air Force A400M in the background). source videos on dvidshub and
Suspected Israeli Strikes targeted area around Qatana in Damascus
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SANA: Military air defenses confront an enemy target and destroy it west of Damascus
Tahrir Al Sham shelling SAA locations at Qastilo road, North to Aleppo
Syrian air defenses confront air targets south of Damascus
Unidentified explosion sounded in southern Damascus.
Syrian AD systems are engaging hostile targets over south west Damascus
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Assistance: Cholera outbreak in Hodeidah is ongoing and worsening
Griffith: The war is escalating despite all the efforts and the Red Sea may become its scene
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Russian Dep DM Fomin who oversees military sales visits with Armenian defense and foreign ministers in Yerevan today
Rallies continue in Esfahan in the night
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Iran has started a large scale exercise in the Strait of Hormuz according to U.S Defense Officials
Terrorist cell, of 15 militants, arrested in Kirkuk: Defense Ministry
UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffith calls for a round of negotiations in Geneva
Kurdistan Security Council releases confessions of three 'IS militants' responsible for Erbil attack
UN envoy Martin Griffith: There is a chance for peace in Yemen
A civilian wounded by unknown gunmen in the center of Idlib city.
Tunisia: In the wake of the Kasserine bank robbery, MOI published a wanted notice for ISIS/Jund al-Khilafah militants, Ezzedine Aloui and Hatem Basdouri (not the first for the latter, who tortured and killed his uncle in Sidi Ali Ben Aoun in February)
Gohardasht, Karaj, Iran Video showing intense clashes between protesters and security forces.
Improvised explosive device kills 1 Iraqi policeman and injures another in attack on their vehicle in Sabaa al-Bur area north of Baghdad.
NDF: 4 people killed, 6 injured as result of shelling on Muhandisin in Aleppo
Karaj: Iranian youth are in streets and fighting with police forces More than 500 riot forces attacked protesters
People of Tehran are protesting against the Iran's Islamic government near Valiasr Crossroad. They chant "Death to dictator".
Houthi fighters blew up Saudi army vehicle with controlled-IED in Jizan province.1 week ago
Houthi fighters blew up Saudi army vehicle with controlled-IED in Jizan province.
Afghanistan ISJK (=Isis) militants hands over their weapons to Afghan Army in Jowzjan.1 week ago
Afghanistan ISJK (=Isis) militants hands over their weapons to Afghan Army in Jowzjan.
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Iran begins large-scale exercise in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday involving more than 50 small boats, practicing "swarming" operations to potentially shut down vital waterway: U.S. officials
U.S. officials don't anticipate 50+ small Iranian boats known as FIACs to remain at sea very long because not capable of long-term operations
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Afghan Interior Ministry confirms that a magnetic IED blast occurred at around 7:30pm in Kart-e-Se area in Kabul's PD3. The ministry reports no casualty in the explosion
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An outbreak of measles disease has killed four children in Khwahan district of northeastern Badakhshan province
Минобороны России:Syria Rudskoy: situation in the Rukban camp is of particular concern. There are some 60,000 people in disastrous environment as well as militants hiding there. The matter requires an immediate action1 week ago
Минобороны России:Syria Rudskoy: situation in the Rukban camp is of particular concern. There are some 60,000 people in disastrous environment as well as militants hiding there. The matter requires an immediate action
A cell of ISIS fighters approaches Israel's border fence on the Golan Heights from Syria before being hit by an airstrike. Israeli army says they were carrying explosive vests and AK47s
Mashhad, Iran Protesters chanting: "We don't want incompetent officials" "Mullahs must get lost"
Jordanian Foreign Minister: We will open the border with Syria when political and field conditions allow it.
Three Israeli F-16s landed in Croatia accompanied by local MiGs. The planes arrived as part of the training process for the arrival of a dozen planes purchased by Croatia from Israel. The planes will take part in a festive flight to mark the Croatian "Operation Storm"
August 2 Bandar Abbas, Iran Sources saying authorities have dispatched many security forces in fear of protests.
Protest in Shiraz, people chanting "No Gaza, no Lebanon, our lives belong to Iran"
U.S. Central Command:"In Syria, the second phase of OperationRoundup is complete, the Syrian Democratic Forces SDF have declared the northern Jazira region cleared" - Maj. Gen. Gedney
Spokesman for Arab Tribes in Erbil-Baghdad disputed areas in Iraq says PMF (Hashd) Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq militia killed 3 tribal sheikhs in Dujail district of Salah ad-Din Province, resulting in clashes. Calls on Arab League to intervene.
Israeli troops fire at rioters east of Abasan al-Kabra village in the southern Gaza Strip.
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Incendiary balloon found on the tree near Netivot
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Lavrov meets with Cavusoglu in Singapore
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Ilham Aliyev:The contradictory statements of the Armenian leadership are another blow to the peace process. The whole responsibility rests squarely with the Armenian leadership.
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Ilham Aliyev:If Armenia wants peace, Armenian troops must unconditionally withdraw from Azerbaijani lands.
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Israel army: Israeli army holds the Syrian government responsible for everything that takes place within Syria and all violent acts or threats aimed at Israel from Syria. The Israeli army stands by the 1974 Separation of Forces Agreement, which ended the Yom Kippur War and is still in effect today
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Ilham Aliyev:The key reason for the plight of Armenia is the policy of occupation of the criminal junta which led Armenia for 20 years.
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Israel army: Israeli army troops completed a search today where the 7 bodies were located, and in the same area the following was found: five AK-47 assault rifles, explosives, and what appear to be grenades
Israel army: Last night, the Israeli army tracked 7 armed suspects identified as militants most likely affiliated with ISIS. Their movements were tracked in the southern Golan Heights near the area of the triangle of Israel, Jordan, and the DMZ of Syria. An Israeli army aircraft struck the 7 militants1 week ago
Israel army: Last night, the Israeli army tracked 7 armed suspects identified as militants most likely affiliated with ISIS. Their movements were tracked in the southern Golan Heights near the area of the triangle of Israel, Jordan, and the DMZ of Syria. An Israeli army aircraft struck the 7 militants
Arrest in Mataro (Barcelona province) of two Moroccan nationals, IS recruiters and suspected of planning attacks targeting the Jewish community in Spain
EU's new special Middle East rep to work from Brussels, not Israel. The EU has announced recently it will re-examine involvement in the promotion of the two-state solution the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
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Turkey says U.S. sanctions unacceptable, have limited economic impact
Thick smoke over New Shapur district in Isfahan as protest rages
Lebanese PM: I will never go to Syria or meet Assad even if it costs me my job
Video shows people of Arak, Markazi province protesting against Iran's Islamic government now.
Syrian Arab Republic flag on the border triangle between Jordan and Israel1 week ago
Syrian Arab Republic flag on the border triangle between Jordan and Israel
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Hamas: A delegation led by Saleh al-Aruri has left Cairo and is on its way to the Rafah Crossing, to enter the Gaza Strip later today
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Tehran backs Ankara: Iran FM slams US sanctions on Turkish gov't ministers
Russian Defense Ministry: Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoy at a briefing for journalists commented on the situation in Syria1 week ago
Russian Defense Ministry: Chief of the Main Operations Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoy at a briefing for journalists commented on the situation in Syria
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Iran FM @JZarif said that there is no plan for his meeting with US Secretary of State @SecPompeo on the sideline of ASEAN 2018 and no such meeting is expected
Crackdown on protesters near Basrah
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Iran and Russia FMs met in Singapore and discussed JCPOA, Syria, Caspian sea, bilateral and regional issues.
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Assad government launches a large-scale arrest campaign in the Al-Lujat area east of Daraa. More than 30 people arrested
At least one killed and 16 people wounded in car bomb blast which targeted area of "Salvation Government" in Idlib-city.
Jammu And Kashmir: Two militants involved in the recent rifle snatching case, killed by security forces in Kupwara's Khumriyal area1 week ago
Jammu And Kashmir: Two militants involved in the recent rifle snatching case, killed by security forces in Kupwara's Khumriyal area
Iran, Esfahan, Security forces are trying to push back anti government protesters but young protesters are confronting them successfully. Anti establishment protests are on going and slogans indicate they want government change.
The same picture of a deserted and abandoned town in Palmyra on 17 July 2018, almost 1.5 years after it was recaptured by the government. Lots of roadblocks still in place, streets and town squares empty except for a few military vehicles
A child was killed and several civilians injured in a car bomb explosion near the central bank in the city of Idlib.
Explosion at the Turkish Karkamish crossing near the Syrian city of Jarabulus
Israel DM reiterates red lines concerning Syria - strict observance of 1974 armistice, not allowing Iran to use Syria as a front against Israel, not allowing Syria to be used as transit point for advanced arms deliveries to Hezbollah.
Video sent for BBC shows, special unit of Iran's Islamic government Police before attacking peaceful protesters in "Zand" Crossroad, Shiraz.
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The General department for Immigration in Turkey decided to evacuate 3 camps for Syrian refugees in Gaziantep provinces and moved them to other camps close to the bordering lines.
Explosion at customs gate in Karkamısh, Gaziantep province
@obretix: Somewhat reduced RuAF fleet at Hmeymim airbase in Latakia compared to 9 days before on 26 Jun 2018: 8 Su-24, 6 Su-25, 6 Su-34 and 4 Su-35. quite a few helicopters have been relocated or withdrawn as well
Two Hizbul militants Bilal Ahmed and Zahoor Ahmed killed by security forces after an ambush at a Naka in Kupwara of North Kashmir. AK-47 rifle and an INSAS rifle (looted from forces on Tuesday) recovered.
Israeli army confirms 7 ISIS militants had been identified between the Alpha Line and the border. They were armed with suicide vests, kalashnikovs and grenades. They never crossed into Israel but got 200m away from border1 week ago
Israeli army confirms 7 ISIS militants had been identified between the Alpha Line and the border. They were armed with suicide vests, kalashnikovs and grenades. They never crossed into Israel but got 200m away from border
Initial reports There were dead and wounded in the explosion Idlib city
Turkey shells locations close to KDP base
UN delegation in Quneitra moved in coordination with Russia n MP. Area remains highly sensitive: past hours Israel carried out an airstrike and Jordan fired artillery on suspected IS fighters. Russia also considering establishment of several posts. South Syria.1 week ago
UN delegation in Quneitra moved in coordination with Russia n MP. Area remains highly sensitive: past hours Israel carried out an airstrike and Jordan fired artillery on suspected IS fighters. Russia also considering establishment of several posts. South Syria.
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Lavrov: It is necessary to get rid of militants in Idlib
Jordanian army clashed w ISIS fighters near Syria border as the Assad gov armed forces regain full control
Damage at the bomb scene in Idlib today. Cause and casualties remain unknown
Today's rally in Isfahan turned violent
Protest in Gohardasht: Gaghdasht Square in Karaj
Protest in Shiraz town today
A car was set on fire during protests in Isfahan today
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Russian Defense Ministry: US forces must leave the Tanf area and destroy the base there
Syria: several casualties in car bomb explosion in Idlib-city.
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Russia to deploy military police on Golan Heights
Iran: Citizens in Shahin Shahr joined the anti-government protests on Aug 2.
Unknown explosion shakes Idleb city in northern Syria
There is news that the explosion was caused by a car bomb in Idlib
A closer look of the Morek observation point being setup by Turkish Armed Forces big concrete walls are set in place to protect Turkish Armed Forces
There are 1,000+ Police and Border Police deployed in Jerusalem for the gaypride parade today; flags decorate the streets and the US consulate on Agron Street here happeningnow: the parade has twice been victim of a hatecrime stabbing, by the same perpetrator 10 yrs apart
Israeli military aircraft last night targeted a group of gunmen in the southern part of Syria from the Golan Heights. After combing the area this morning, explosive belts and a Kalashnikov machine gun were found. The IDF is in a state of readiness and vigilance and is ready to maintain the security of the population of Israel
South Syria: UN preparing its redeployment in Quneitra border crossing with Golan.1 week ago
South Syria: UN preparing its redeployment in Quneitra border crossing with Golan.
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Israel's Air Force struck a cell of "armed militants" in Syria's Golan Heights
Iran: Citizens in Shohada Square, Mashhad joined protests on Aug 2, chanting anti-government slogans.
France FM @JY_LeDrian today had a phone conversation with Iran FM @JZarif over JCPOA. Zarif is   in Singapore for ASEAN summit.1 week ago
France FM @JY_LeDrian today had a phone conversation with Iran FM @JZarif over JCPOA. Zarif is in Singapore for ASEAN summit.
Three military personnel wounded, two injured after a physical confrontation at the Kojori military base near Tbilisi overnight. Georgia
YPG commander was killed by unknown gunmen at the entrance of Hasakah city
Bashar al-Assad sends a message to his militia that cleared Israeli border: "You have destroyed joint U.S-Israeli project"
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has canceled a planned trip to Colombia, citing 'the situation in the south.'
Syria: Turkey started to reinforce its observation posts building a 2.5 m high wall around. Photos from Morek in N. Hama CS.
Israel PM Netanyahu cancelled his planned visit to Colombia due the tensions with Hamas in Gaza
Videotape showing young people burning Khomeini's image in Basra for the second time
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Kabul police confirmed that Three foreigners abducted and killed in the capital
Assad government is stopping food trucks from entering Rukban and the 55km DCZ.
The start of protests in Shiraz, Iran
Senior commanders of the Pakistan Army have expressed satisfaction with military-level engagement between Kabul and Islamabad
South Syria: video showing heavy pre-emptive bombardment on Qusayr, last village seized from ISIS in Yarmouk Basin.
A variety of different IEDs as well as IED supplies captured by Syrian loyalists from JKIW (IS 'Hawran') in Koye/Beit Karah villages in Yarmouk Basin
A variety of different IEDs as well as IED supplies captured by Syrian loyalists from JKIW (IS 'Hawran') in Koye/Beit Karah villages in Yarmouk Basin
Turkey's Foreign Minister meets with Iran counterpart in Singapore a day after the US slapped unprecedented sanctions on two Turkish ministers.1 week ago
Turkey's Foreign Minister meets with Iran counterpart in Singapore a day after the US slapped unprecedented sanctions on two Turkish ministers.
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The bodies of three foreign nationals from India, Malaysia and Macedonia, kidnapped by gunmen from the 9th district of Kabul on Thursday morning, were found in the Mussahi district of Kabul.
August 2 Shiraz, Iran First image of protests beginning in this south-central city.
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"We have a property in America: FETO. We will not leave it there. We will get it," Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu reacts to a US move to impose sanctions on him and the Turkish justice minister.
Ltamenah in North Hama was shelled with artillery
Ltamenah in North Hama was shelled with artillery
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Hundreds of people have gathered in the city center in support of this new movement
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A member of this new movement said at the launch they aim to work for the people of Afghanistan and for democracy
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A new political movement has been launched in Kabul. The leader is Assadullah Khalid, former NDS chief
Iran is seen readying major exercise as tensions with U.S. simmer
10 civilians were killed in Kandahar and Helmand blasts
Overnight, 8 wanted suspects arrested in Yesha, 7 arrested after violent riots in Schechem, money confiscated in Hevron, and weapons found.
Abdul Kareem, a journalists in Sabha, was abducted—possibly tortured— and killed. He was just 24. @pressfreedom calls for an immediate investigation into his death
Two explosions in Kandahar and Helmand provinces have killed ten civilians according to @pajhwok.
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Afghan Defense Ministry: A crew chief was wounded after an Mi-35 of the Afghan Air Force made an emergency landing in Sorobi district, south of the dam reservoir.
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A pair of US military AH-64 Apache gunship helicopters patrolled downtown Kabul, around the British Cemetery and the Wazir Akbar Khan area for a while then pulled back after escorting a SOPMOD MH-47.
SDF Command member Polat Can welcomes US sanctions on Turkish ministers. "A good step on the right path, despite their delay"
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Turkish Justice Minister Gul says he does not own any property or have money outside Turkey
US Senate suspends the delivery of F-35 aircraft to Turkey until Pentagon’s report on bilateral military ties
Saudi strikes kill at least five Yemeni fishermen in port city of Hudaydah
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Clashes in the vicinity of Joseph's Tomb east of Nablus
Iraqi army imposes curfew in Dujail after clashes between Iran-backed militia group, tribal fighters.
Iraq's July oil exports hit a 10-month high of 3.87 million bpd (federal + KRG). Federal oil revenues hit a four-year high.
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CENTCOM's Urban says monitoring Iran's naval operations closely, working with partners to ensure freedom of navigation and flow of commerce
The Iraqi army intervenes to stop clashes between the militias and the tribes in Dujail
Governor of Salah al-Din: clashes between the militias of Asaib al-Haq and tribes in Dujail
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Turkish Foreign Ministry calls on US administration to reverse 'wrong decision'
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Turkish Foreign Ministry says it will retaliate against the U.S. over its sanctions "without any delay."
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U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans currently in Persian Gulf, part of Harry S. Truman strike group, but aircraft carrier returned to Norfolk, Va. late last month after only 3-months at sea
Casualties among pro-Assad fighters in clashes at Khalasah, South Aleppo
Iranian forces are expected to launch a naval exercise in the next 48 hours that may show their ability to shut down the Strait of Hormuz, US officials say
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Iran expected to put over 100 small boats in water over next 48 hours to practice annual "swarm" drill to block Strait of Hormuz: US officials. Annual drill appears bumped up from normal autumn time frame following fiery rhetoric from U.S. and Iranian leaders
Israeli security forces stopped traffic at Madama, Nablus1 week ago
Israeli security forces stopped traffic at Madama, Nablus
Clashes on going between ISF and unknown gunmen northern Baghdad.
Violent confrontations broke out between Palestinian youths and soldiers after they stormed the Dahiya area in Nablus1 week ago
Violent confrontations broke out between Palestinian youths and soldiers after they stormed the Dahiya area in Nablus
Two bodies found inside a vehicle in the Wadi al-Hariya area in Hebron1 week ago
Two bodies found inside a vehicle in the Wadi al-Hariya area in Hebron
Minister of Defense Lieberman issued an order to prevent the entry of fuel and gas into the Gaza Strip through the Kerem Shalom Crossing starting tomorrow morning1 week ago
Minister of Defense Lieberman issued an order to prevent the entry of fuel and gas into the Gaza Strip through the Kerem Shalom Crossing starting tomorrow morning
Army shelling Daesh militants in many areas in Suwayda including Tal Hosh
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