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22 October 2018
Amina Omar: We are always ready to dialogue with the Syrian government with a view to political solution The joint president of MSD Amina Omar said that they believe that "political dialogue is the most successful way to end the Syrian crisis"..
Inauguration ceremony of the Iraqi President Barham Salih at al-Salam Presidential Palace in Baghdad.
The outcome of clashes in the operation to defeat terrorism of 02.10.2018. 11 IS militants were killed
2 week ago
Israeli air force to step up use of F-35 stealth fighters in response to Russia's S-300 handover to Syria.
Turkey's annual inflation hits 24.52% in September.  Lira is 6.07 against Dollar2 week ago
Turkey's annual inflation hits 24.52% in September. Lira is 6.07 against Dollar
Hama: artillery shelling by the Assad forces targeting the agricultural land of the city of Morek in the northern countryside
2 more protesters against land deal with Chechnya were detained in Ingushetiya. Jailed for 12 days
SAA artillery shelled rebels positions around Lataminah and Morek in northern Hama countryside
Russian TV releases footage of an S-300 battery being unloaded from a Russian plane in Syria
Trump: We defend countries but they exploit us and raise oil prices and they have to stop it
USA welcomes the new France actions against Iran terror plans in Europian countries
Russian Defence Ministry shares first photos and video footage of the Russian S-300 air defence systems arriving in Syria
Egypt- ISIS claim 2 attacks in North Sinai: sniper fire killing one soldier at checkpoint near Rafah, and an IED targeting a foot patrol that killed 3 soldiers
From inside One of the New Suez Canal Tunnels in Ismailia which connect Egypt Mainland with The Sinai Peninsula, awaiting the opening ceremony of this Major project with the attendance of President Al-Sisi.
A well-informed Turkish/Iranian Website says that a meeting held in Tehran between the Syrian government and Turkish Govt, a plan has been prepared between both sides to work on the American presence in Eastern of Euphrates and coordination about Idlib.
2 week ago
Islamic State's Khurasan province issued this statement on its attack targeting a political rally in Nangarhar, Afghanistan for a parliamentary candidate. It notes the terrorist responsible for the attack was known as Luqman al-Khurasani.
Pashinyan: This is a new, completely new, phase. In your chants, your posts, your expressions, refrain from personal insults aimed at any political figures, from any party.
Pashinyan: It was a cordial, friendly atmosphere. We drank coffee, and talked. The conversation was not conclusive.
It's 1am in Armenia. Pashinyan just walked out of the room where he was negotiating with Ara Babloyan, Speaker of the Parliament.
PM Nikol Pashinyan has been inside parliament for two hours negotiating to resolve the issue of snap elections in the country. Thousands continue to remain on the grounds of the parliament, waiting to hear the results.
Night confusion rioting East of Jabalia camp in Northern Gaza strip2 week ago
"Night confusion" rioting East of Jabalia camp in Northern Gaza strip
2 week ago
Saudi border guards: 3 crew members of a fishing boat were attacked in the Gulf waters
Pashinyan continues to negotiate with National Assembly Speaker Ara Babloyan (Member of the Republican Party), behind closed doors. Meanwhile, thousands waiting outside, holding posters demanding the Republican and Prosperous Armenia parties to resign.
Yerevan now: on the stairs of the parliament building
Deployed to the Med since 17th June,  Buyan-M class Caspian Flotilla corvettes Grad Sviyazhsk (652) and Vekili Ustyug (651) returned to the Black Sea this afternoon. Both are armed with Kalibr missiles2 week ago
Deployed to the Med since 17th June, Buyan-M class Caspian Flotilla corvettes Grad Sviyazhsk (652) and Vekili Ustyug (651) returned to the Black Sea this afternoon. Both are armed with Kalibr missiles
IS burned the tires in Susah to hide its positions from UAVs
US State Dept: We hope that Israel will reconsider the excessive use of force in Gaza
Netanhhay told the IAEA that "there is no reason to wait' to inspect the specific site in Turquzabad mentioned by Netanyahu in his UN speech. "The IAEA must inspect the site + immediately dispatch monitors with Geiger counters", Netanyahu said. Also PM's office.
Iraqi president instructs Adel Abdel-Mahdi to formally form the Iraqi government
Police did not detain participants of a motor rally held against the new border between Chechnya and Ingushetia.
ISIS claimed attack on SDF forces at the town of Bahra, Eastern Deir-ez-Zur
Evening demonstration in the city of Idlib demanding the overthrow of the Syrian regime
Iraq: outgoing Prime Minister Haider Abadi bless President Barham Saleh get the confidence of the House of Representatives
A bomb exploded in an ambulance in the town of Al-Basira in the eastern suburb of Deir Al-Azzur. There were no reports of casualties
2 week ago
Following a fight in a school in Jenin: students were arrested and taken for questioning
Yelk Alliance members come out to the balcony of the parliament building.
U.S. Central Command:A C-17 Globemaster III from the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron based at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, prepares for a supply airdrop over an undisclosed location in support of Operation Inherent Resolve @CJTFOIR2 week ago
U.S. Central Command:A C-17 Globemaster III from the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron based at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, prepares for a supply airdrop over an undisclosed location in support of Operation Inherent Resolve @CJTFOIR
Armenia is back at it again in support of PM Pashinyan against an attempted counter-revolution by the former ruling party. Here, people are gathered around cars listening to radio coverage
Idlib: one of HTS commanders Abdel-Malik al-Quqazi killed after being shot by unknown persons near the Al-Tamanah, Idlib Governorate
People are in the front of Parliament Waiting for Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan from negotiations about new Parliamentary Elections
The current political situation in Armenia: After initially agreeing to a gov program that included snap parliament elections, the Nat'l Assembly has just passed a provision that makes it almost impossible to hold snap elections.
2 week ago
The citizens have entered the outer premises of Armenia's Parliament. They're chanting "HHK, leave, BHK leave" (HHK - Republican Party of Armenia, BHK - Prosperous Armenia Party)
The citizens have entered the outer premises of Armenia's Parliament. They're chanting HHK, leave, BHK leave (HHK - Republican Party of Armenia, BHK - Prosperous Armenia Party)
2 week ago
Tens of thousands gathered in front of Armenia's parliament to protest a parliamentary decision to obstruct special elections. NikolPashinyan calling for peaceful monitoring of the situation as he attempts to negotiate.
Yerevan: people have entered the garden of the parliament. Not inside the parliament building (yet).
2 week ago
Deputy Prime Minister Ararat Mirzoyan: "This parliament is not a legitimate body. Now, they are taking positions that obstruct the development of the country and creating a constitutional crisis."
An-124 82032 from Chkalovskiy to Hmeimim
According to Armenia's Prime Minister @nikolpashinyan, today during an extraordinary session of the parliament, the Republican faction pushed forward a resolution aimed at altering the procedural rules regarding the snap elections in the event of prime minister's resignation
Yerevan's Baghramyan Avenue right at the moment.
Pashinyan As PM I have the right to enter parliament 24/7. Now, I will go up Demirchyan Str, and during that time, nothing else will happen. Nothing, no cars, no trees, no parliamentarians will be touched.
Pashinyan As PM I have the right to enter parliament 24/7. Now, I will go up Demirchyan Str, and during that time, nothing else will happen. Nothing, no cars, no trees, no parliamentarians will be touched.
2 week ago
Those Ministers who present Prosperous Armenia and ARF parties are dismissed from their positions- PM Nikol Pashinyan claims at the rally taking place in front of the Parliament building in Yerevan.
2 week ago
Barham Salih elected as new Iraqi President
2 week ago
Pashinyan signing directives firing coalition ministers.
2 week ago
People are starting protests in Armenia's second and third largest cities, Gyumri and Vanadzor respectively.
2 week ago
Pashinyan: Now, we will have elections at the end of October, beginning of November.
PM Pashinyan just declared he will resign soon.
2 week ago
Pashinyan said he is going to the parliament to negotiate with RPA.
2 week ago
Shoigu: Russia delivered to Syria 49 pieces of equipment of S-300 air defense systems. Russian Defense Minister: Moscow handed over to Syria four S-300 rocket launchers, radars and other equipment. Russian Defense Minister: Syrian experts will be trained to use the S-300 systems within 3 months and the process started
2 week ago
Pashinyan: the RPA and its allies have announced officially a counter-revolution.
2 week ago
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu reported about S-300 delivery to Syria
2 week ago
Journalist @JKhashoggi went missing today during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Jamal Khashoggi a US resident and Saudi dissident has been an outspoken critic of the Suadi government denouncing one man rule. His wife says he did not leave the consulate premisis.
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The Iraqi people sacrificed much to capture our land and defeat Daesh; their sacrifices must not be used for political gain by any party or bloc
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq's national interest is paramount; that is why political parties must reach an agreement soon and move ahead with the formation of the next government
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Ending the terrorist threat to Iraq is our overriding priority. That is why the @IraqiGovt implemented an effective counter-terrorism strategy and strengthened Iraq's security agencies including local police forces
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our security and intelligence services successfully disrupted several terror networks and foiled several attempts by militants and other criminals to harm Iraqi civilians
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq's armed and security forces will continue to target Daesh remnants and combat organised crime
New U.S. statement on Syria, from Amb. Jeffrey and Colonel Rayburn: - No military solution; only political one; - Reinvigorate Geneva and 2254; - Accelerate constitutional committee formation; - Assad, Russia and Iran responsible for "chaos, death and destruction"; - No reconstruction aid
2 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 14km SE of Caglayancerit, Turkey
2 week ago
Armenia PM: Snap parliamentary elections will be held in December
Iran has struck a deal with Damascus to build a 400 million euro ($460 million) power plant in Syria's coastal city of Latakia2 week ago
Iran has struck a deal with Damascus to build a 400 million euro ($460 million) power plant in Syria's coastal city of Latakia
2 week ago
PM Pashinyan to make urgent statement on "revanche of counter-revolution, internal policy and elections"
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Published first aerial images of its Monday missile attack at ISIS bases in Syria.2 week ago
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Published first aerial images of its Monday missile attack at ISIS bases in Syria.
South Syria: slow but steady advances were made vs ISIS past 72 hrs in Safa Volcanic Field. Several soldiers also documeted killed, including a field commander.2 week ago
South Syria: slow but steady advances were made vs ISIS past 72 hrs in Safa Volcanic Field. Several soldiers also documeted killed, including a field commander.
2 week ago
France decides to suspend sending its new ambassador to Iran pending clarification from Tehran
2 week ago
Local sources: The director of the Islah Society in Aden was found dead after being abducted by gunmen
French Interior Ministry froze the assets of two Iranian individuals as well as those of Iran's Intelligence Ministry in relation to a plot to carry out an attack against an MEK rally in Villepinte on June 302 week ago
French Interior Ministry froze the assets of two Iranian individuals as well as those of Iran's Intelligence Ministry in relation to a plot to carry out an attack against an MEK rally in Villepinte on June 30
2 week ago
Hamas website confirms Norwegian involvement in reconciliation talks between Hamas and Israel.
2 week ago
Office of Iraqi Parliament says it will publish names of MPs who do not attend today's meeting. Speaker of Parliament says today's meeting will continue until a president of Iraq is elected.
2 week ago
Parliamentary speaker Halbousi says lawmakers are to continue today's session at 4:30 pm to settle the post of Iraqi presidency.
2 week ago
Taiz authorities call on the Saudi-UAE coalition and the government to quickly save the economy from collapse
2 week ago
A child killed in explosion of unknown device in Idlib city
2 week ago
Military operations in Silvan and Lice
2 week ago
Unknown explosion hits the Camp "Madajn" of the Syrian government forces north of the town of "Taybat al-Imam" in the countryside of Hama
2 week ago
Russia's Southern Military District is holding its largest drills in 30 years. They are taking place at eight shooting ranges in Russia, Armenia and Georgia's breakaway regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
Iraqi Parliament: We are in session and are expecting to get quorum shortly.  KDP's man, second deputy is absent along with his bloc. The Speaker @MohammedAlHalb is determined to continue the session without further delay.2 week ago
Iraqi Parliament: We are in session and are expecting to get quorum shortly. KDP's man, second deputy is absent along with his bloc. The Speaker @MohammedAlHalb is determined to continue the session without further delay.
2 week ago
Germany to stop reconnaissance missions over Iraq, Syria: document
2 week ago
Iranian ballistic program is a threat, says French defense minister
2 week ago
Raqqa: The initial response team starts pulling out hundreds of bodies, killed in clashes for Raqqa, from a mass grave in Al-Panorama area, south of Raqqa.
2 week ago
French Defense Minister: Iranian influence and activities in the region are of concern to us
2 week ago
Pakistan Army says it has foiled a cross-border attack from Afghanistan
2 week ago
Army foils drug smuggling attempt in Egypt's southern borders: Spokesperson
2 week ago
US Defense Secretary James Mattis announces an increase in the number of U.S. advisers in Syria
2 week ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu says is the time to completely clear YPG militants from Manbij, Syria and leave city to civilians
2 week ago
Iraq: joint meeting of two Kurdish party blocs to agree on the selection of one candidate for the presidency of Iraq failed
Twelve Taliban militants have been killed and six others wounded in an ambush by security forces in Farah2 week ago
Twelve Taliban militants have been killed and six others wounded in an ambush by security forces in Farah
Iran's lawmakers on Tuesday held a closed session to discuss various dimensions of a recent terrorist attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, which killed 25 people, including a four-year-old child2 week ago
Iran's lawmakers on Tuesday held a closed session to discuss various dimensions of a recent terrorist attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, which killed 25 people, including a four-year-old child
2 week ago
President Michel Aoun: Lebanon will repel any Israeli aggression against its sovereignty
Here's an interesting detail about the first U.S. Marine Corps F-35B air strike in Afghanistan last week. The two aircraft involved in the combat mission made a stop at Kandahar AF before returning to USS Essex. In this shot you can see F-35B 00 and 01 about to take off from KAF.2 week ago
Here's an interesting detail about the first U.S. Marine Corps F-35B air strike in Afghanistan last week. The two aircraft involved in the combat mission made a stop at Kandahar AF before returning to USS Essex. In this shot you can see F-35B 00 and 01 about to take off from KAF.
One of 4 foreign fighting militants arrested by SDF in Hajin pocket was a woman from Dagestan2 week ago
One of 4 foreign fighting militants arrested by SDF in Hajin pocket was a woman from Dagestan
Accident in Sanliurfa: dead and wounded2 week ago
Accident in Sanliurfa: dead and wounded
Erdoğan says US threats and blackmail against Turkey will only hurt itself2 week ago
Erdoğan says US threats and blackmail against Turkey will only hurt itself
2 week ago
Afghan official: Suicide bomber strikes election rally in eastern Nangarhar province, killing 13 people.
A fire is now in Saad area as a result of a burning balloon.2 week ago
A fire is now in Saad area as a result of a burning balloon.
Amnesty Iran: We are horrified that the Iranian authorities executed 24-year-old Zeinab Sekaanvand this morning2 week ago
Amnesty Iran: "We are horrified that the Iranian authorities executed 24-year-old Zeinab Sekaanvand this morning"
The Syrian Democratic Forces and the Coalition advanced 8 kilometers in the various axes, 60 air strikes have been carried out, more than 75 suspected terrorists have been destroyed, the centers and tunnels have been destroyed and the village of Shajja has been liberated.2 week ago
The Syrian Democratic Forces and the Coalition advanced 8 kilometers in the various axes, 60 air strikes have been carried out, more than 75 suspected terrorists have been destroyed, the centers and tunnels have been destroyed and the village of Shajja has been liberated.
The Syrian Democratic Forces and the Coalition advanced 8 kilometers in the various axes, 60 air strikes have been carried out, more than 75 suspected terrorists have been destroyed, the centers and tunnels have been destroyed and the village of Shajja has been liberated.
2 week ago
Opposition sources claim that Iranian troops at Tiyas military airport near T4 station will be replaced by Russian units, who allegedly brought along S-300 systems.
2 week ago
The Airports Authority announces resumption of flights at Mitiga Airport hours after suspension due to safety concerns after a rocket fell on the airport near Libya Wings office Monday night with no reports of casualties or damage.
Turkish UAV TC looks to be out of Van Gendarmarie base, hdg SE towards Iraq border area with Turkey. 1020z2 week ago
Turkish UAV TC looks to be out of Van Gendarmarie base, hdg SE towards Iraq border area with Turkey. 1020z
2 week ago
UN says 34 migrants sank in western Mediterranean and 26 others rescued
2 week ago
2 members of Turkestan Islamic Party; 2 members of Hayat Tahrir al Sham reportedly killed in ambush by unknown assailants in Jisr al Shughour, Idlib -(killing of members of radical groups ongoing for some time but on rise as of late as deadline to implement Idlib deal approaches )
2 week ago
[email protected] responds to @netanyahu: all information obtained from third parties is subject to rigorous review and assessed together with other available information to arrive at an independent assessment based on the Agency's own expertise
2 week ago
IAEA says its independence is paramount after Israel allegations that Iran has a secret atomic whorehouse in Tehran
2 week ago
Gorran will vote for KDP candidate for the Iraqi Presidency.
President Ashraf Ghani has fired General Jurat from his position as Senior Adviser to the President and Deputy of the National Security Council.2 week ago
President Ashraf Ghani has fired General Jurat from his position as Senior Adviser to the President and Deputy of the National Security Council.
2 week ago
Erdogan says cooperating with Russia to take necessary measures against radical groups
2 week ago
NATO SecGen: We welcome the support that Georgia supplies to @NATO. Georgia continues to be one of the main contributors to our efforts in Afghanistan and contributes significantly to security as a partner in the Black Sea region.
2 week ago
Nangarhar - Local officials say two people were killed, 12 wounded in explosion on a parliamentary candidate campaign in Kama district this afternoon.
2 week ago
Erdogan: Summit with Russia, France and Germany on Syria may be in October or November
2 week ago
Erdogan: Turkey has never taken the wrong action in Syria
2 week ago
Afghanistan: human casualties in a bombing targeting the headquarters of an election campaign in the east of the country
2 week ago
Armenia, Azerbaijan FMs to meet by the end of this year
2 week ago
Russia Southern Military District have redeployed tactical aviation to North Caucasus for drill
Syrian Coalition Discusses Idlib's Situation and Ways to Consolidate Civil Administration Following the Russian-Turkish Agreement2 week ago
Syrian Coalition Discusses Idlib's Situation and Ways to Consolidate Civil Administration Following the Russian-Turkish Agreement
2 week ago
France announces asset freeze on Iran's ministry of security and intelligence
Russian Ministry of Defense:Video of Joint Russian-Mongolian exercise Selenga2018 kick-off in Buryatia2 week ago
Russian Ministry of Defense:Video of Joint Russian-Mongolian exercise #Selenga2018 kick-off in Buryatia
2 week ago
5 Russian helicopters have violated Georgian airspace
2 week ago
Russian TV says Iran's ballistic missile strike into Syria was coordinated with Iraq.
2 week ago
Hodeidah 'cholera cases triple after Saudi-UAE offensive'
Libya- Tripoli Youth Movement (which claimed previous such attacks) claim the recent targeting of Mitiga Airport using 107mm rockets 10 minutes prior to landing of aircraft with a release of a short video purportedly showing firing of rockets2 week ago
Libya- Tripoli Youth Movement (which claimed previous such attacks) claim the recent targeting of Mitiga Airport using 107mm rockets "10 minutes prior to landing of aircraft" with a release of a short video purportedly showing firing of rockets
2 week ago
Libya- despite ongoing ceasefire, Mitiga Airport in Tripoli reportedly shelled again during overnight, causing suspension of flights
2 week ago
In Iraq in Tuz district in Salah ad-Din Province, mortar shells hit home of former Turkoman MP. Material damage only.
The Parliamentary election candidates' campaign continues in eastern Nangarhar province as the contenders' banners are increasing in different part of Jalalabad City.2 week ago
The Parliamentary election candidates' campaign continues in eastern Nangarhar province as the contenders' banners are increasing in different part of Jalalabad City.
Strong clashes in Safafna in the countryside of Deir Ezour2 week ago
Strong clashes in Safafna in the countryside of Deir Ezour
Iran executes Zeinab Sekaanvand, a Kurd age 24, in Urmia. She was convicted of killing her husband at the age of 17. They married when she was 15.2 week ago
Iran executes Zeinab Sekaanvand, a Kurd age 24, in Urmia. She was convicted of killing her husband at the age of 17. They married when she was 15.
2 week ago
PARIS - The assets of an Islamic organization in northern France have been frozen as part of an anti-terrorism operation
2 week ago
#France: anti-terrorist operation against the Zahra center linked to Hezbollah and the Iranian government in Grande-Synthe (Nord)
2 week ago
Israeli army drone crashed in the Gaza area overnight, forces are looking for the drone.
2 week ago
Searches at activists who protested against hand over of Ingushetiya lands to Chechnya
2 week ago
Lebanon: Aoun reportedly asks UN 2 provide aid to refugees once they return home. Sources quote Aoun: "They lived in tents in Lebanon, they going to live in tents in Syria. Why not keep helping them confront difficult conditions (homes destroyed, no infrastructure, services)
2 week ago
Iran: The dollar exchange rate fell at a record speed over the past few hours against the local currency
2 week ago
Nazarbayev orders businessman to build facilities in Turkistan, which he seems to be envisioning as the Astana of the south Kazakhstan
2 week ago
Netanyahu responds: "Hezbollah is brazenly lying to intl community by means of fraudulent propaganda tour of Lebanese Foreign Minister who took ambassadors to the soccer field but refrained from taking them to the nearby underground precision missile production facility"
Netanyahu responds: Hezbollah is brazenly lying to intl community by means of  fraudulent propaganda tour of Lebanese Foreign Minister who took ambassadors to the soccer field but refrained from taking them to the nearby underground precision missile production facility
2 week ago
Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense: ceasefire regime was violated 34 times
2 week ago
Turkey orders arrest of 417 suspects in financial investigation: CNN Turk
2 week ago
ISIS claim the assassination of the civilian employee of police station in al-Arish, North Sinai
Tunisia- 2 armed militants entered a house in a village near Firnanah, Jendouba Governorate, along border with Algeria (OIB-AQIM territory), asked to purchase food with cash, then retreated to the mountains2 week ago
Tunisia- 2 armed militants entered a house in a village near Firnanah, Jendouba Governorate, along border with Algeria (OIB-AQIM territory), asked to purchase food with cash, then retreated to the mountains
Houthi amnestied 30 people connected with pro-Hadi forces and coalition in Taiz province.2 week ago
Houthi amnestied 30 people connected with pro-Hadi forces and coalition in Taiz province.
Kuwait oil to US stops for first time since 1990-91 gulf war.2 week ago
Kuwait oil to US stops for first time since 1990-91 gulf war.
2 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 44km S of Farsan, Iran
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