Pentagon still working with @TheJusticeDept on US citizen/ISIS fighter detained currently in Middle east

Map. History of Middle East conflict

22 September 2018
HRW: Civilian Deaths in Turkish Attacks May Be Unlawful. Turkey should thoroughly investigate these strikes, make the findings public, and provide adequate redress to civilian victims or their families
[email protected] got an intelligence report that suggests deadly Feb 7 incident between US forces and Russian mercenaries in Syria was planned and coordinated by Prigozhin and high-ranking Syrian and Russian officials.
US Department of State: In response to reports this evening, let me be clear: @Brett_McGurk isn't going anywhere. He continues to serve in his role as the Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.
7 month ago
Nigeria rescues 76 schoolgirls after Boko Haram attack, others missing
YPG/PKK protest in London in support of Afrin7 month ago
YPG/PKK protest in London in support of Afrin
It's propaganda
Egypt- large parts of ISIS' latest al-Naba newsletter (120) are dedicated to how Wilayat Sinai was able to, and will continue to repel Operation Sinai2018
Google Bans Iran government's Spyware App Google has removed an Iran government-backed app from the Google Play store andbanned its developer from the platform, over fears that it may be used to spy on users, thanks to information from an Iranian Resistance group.
SAA using incendiary ammunition to shell Hammurayah this night
Turkish Armed Forces statement says the convoy with 30-40 vehicles that was carrying equipments and weapons to militants was detected in Afrin's south east and was destroyed.7 month ago
Turkish Armed Forces statement says the convoy with 30-40 vehicles that was carrying equipments and weapons to militants was detected in Afrin's south east and was destroyed.
Turkish army published video from UAV attack on YPG convoy at Afrin entrance
Renewed shelling with rocket launchers on Hammuriyah in Eastern Ghouta
The rest of the convoy that was hit by Turkish strikes in attempt to enter Afrin
Airstrikes on Maar Shurin area in Idlib
Russian aviation raids on Southern Idlib
[email protected]: "Without Russia backing Syria, the devastation and the deaths would certainly not be occurring" in Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus, Syria where hundreds of civilians killed in airstrikes.
[email protected]: "It shows what a farce this de-escalation zone has become," Nauert says about Eastern Ghouta where hundreds of civilians have been killed by government airstrikes; Syria ceasefire zone established by Russia, Iran and Turkey
The Arrival of Assad militias to YPG-held Afrin
7 month ago
@RajShah45 asked if POTUS believes Israeli PM Netanyahu is innocent of bribery allegations. "That's an internal Israeli matter," declined comment.
YPG or SAA shelling Marea town in northern Aleppo with heavy artillery
"I would say that Bashar al-Assad has already committed war crimes," @RajShah45 replies to question about Syria.
Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes in the villages of Maryamin, east of Afrin.
Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham retakes control of Kafrnaha and Taqad in Aleppo's western countryside, and expels Al-Zinki from it, and attacking the village of Ouweijel too.
7 month ago
Gen. Mike Holmes, @USAF_ACC, says at AWS18 reported arrival of Russian stealth SU-57 fighter jets to Syria "raises the level of complexity for the (USAF) crew's to deal with."
RuAF Tu-154M RA-85042 from Riyadh via Damascus
UK UN envoy: Shelling by the government on Eastern Ghouta is a violation of international law and a war crime
Reports say that Turkish army targeted an ammo depot in the village of Sheikh Issa east of Tal Rifat
UK envoy at UN: The population of the eastern Ghouta are not terrorists
Fires after Turkish aviation/artillery hit the area of Ziyarah checkpoint
AfrinOp: aftermath of Turkish airstrikes on YPG-SDF positions located on top of Sheikh Khozuz hill (East of Bulbul).
SDF captured 2 SVBIEDs from ISIS in Deir-Ez-Zor.
Turkish army targeted Ashrafiyah neighbourhood of Afrin with artillery.
PM Netanyahu to be interrogated by police both on submarine affair AND on Bezeq scandal.
German ISIS Jihadi Dominic R. from Frankfurt has surrendered to YPG forces.
The French delegate: We do not find words that reflect what is currently happening in the eastern Ghouta
Explosions as Turkish airplanes hit the area of Ziyarah checkpoint
Turkish army is still shelling at the Ziyarah cp
The United States representative to the United Nations describes the situation in the eastern Ghouta as hell
Dutch parliament officially recognizes Armenian killings as genocide
Residents of eastern Ghouta endured 61 air strikes today and at least 70 dead so far
Russia says 'no agreement' at UN on Syria ceasefire
UNSC meeting on Syria ceasefire for Eastern Ghouta underway. Sweden Amb.: We are tested not just as diplomats but as human beings today.
SyAAF dropped leaflets on East Ghouta announcing that the SAA established a humanitarian crossing points for the civilians, giving them the chance of getting out from the clashes zone. Here's the map with translated instructions along with the original leaflet
The Swedish Rep. at UN: We submitted with Kuwait a draft resolution to stop hostilities all over Syria
Any evidence Syria/Assad government using chemical weapons in Eastern Ghouta? "We are looking for it" says @ChiefPentSpox Dana White
In these minutes Turkish war planes are bombarding the villages Sheikh Khoruz, Eka, Chexara and Besatin of district Bilbil, the surrounding of district Meydanke and the village Qerteqlaq of district Shera
"Anything that is not directed at the fight against ISIS is a distraction" says @ChiefPentSpox
Turkish army is shelling Ziyarah checkpoint(northern Nubl) to prevent a YPG convoy which is coming from east Syria.
YPG official statement on Aleppo: YPG and YPJ left for Afrin, all district in Aleppo handed over to Syrian government
"This is a very complicated battle space" says Pentagon's Dana White "It is important that all parties understand that the common threat is ISIS and that fight is not over" re Turkey
Pentagon still working with @TheJusticeDept on US citizen/ISIS fighter detained currently in Middle east
7 month ago
United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator: Thousands of children are malnourished and 700 people need immediate evacuation in East Ghouta
Turkish warplanes bombarded YPG targets in several locations in the areas of Bulbul, Meydanki dam.
7 month ago
United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator: The use of chemical weapons is a shock to the Syrian people
Nigerian state governor says no missing schoolgirls rescued - residents
Parents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attack
7 month ago
United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator: Counterterrorism efforts do not justify the killing of civilians and the destruction of entire cities
"Currently there are o plans to move anyone to Guantanamo" @ChiefPentSpox Dana White says of ISIS fighters being held by Syrian Democratic Forces
Five-day death toll in Syria rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta tops 400: monitor
Syrian forces and al-Mukhabarat are doing several arrests in the district in Aleppo which was left to Assad government by the YPG.
7 month ago
Munir Mohammed has been sentenced to life with a minimum of 14 years and Rowaida El-Hassan has been sentenced to 12 years in jail with five more years on extended licence after the couple were convicted of plotting a ISIS terror attack in UK
7 month ago
Indian says Pakistan violates ceasefire in Kupwara
Assad forces are controlling Sheikh Maqsoud, Ashrafiya, Haidariya, Baaeydin and Holluk neighborhoods in North Aleppo after retreating the YPG out of the city
US Vice President Mike Pence: The United States will not ratify the Iranian nuclear agreement again
Widespread destruction in Duma following heavy bombardment, East Ghouta.
US Patriot missile batteries move through Israel (probably due Jupiner Cobra)
Iran still sticking to 2015 nuclear deal: UN atomic watchdog
#AfrinOp: Colonel Hassan Ahmed head of Sultan Murad's Military College has been killed in Deir Saman. Claimed as a joint YPG-Assad operation with IED.
Turkish warplanes carried out airstrikes in Baflioun mountain, west of Azaz.
Turkish warplanes bombarded YPG targets in the area of Sheran(area of Meydanki dam)
7 month ago
Linas Linkevicius:Lithuania is increasing contribution to @NATO operation @ResoluteSupport. Lithuanian Special Operations Forces will be deployed in Afghanistan. Same place, same brothers in arms, same goal – an ultimate fight against terror
More than 200 villagers from border villages of Uri have been shifted to safer areas for temporary shelter by district administration due to heavy shelling from Pakistan on North Kashmir LoC villages7 month ago
More than 200 villagers from border villages of Uri have been shifted to safer areas for temporary shelter by district administration due to heavy shelling from Pakistan on North Kashmir LoC villages
Destruction in Douma today
The Operation Olive Branch Room announced the control over Upper and Lower Al- Dhaira/Kurke in the Sheikh Hadid axis.
The YPG denies Syrian govt forces moved into Sheik Maqsoud
7 month ago
Israeli military investigating Palestinian's death in West Bank confrontation
OliveBranch forces captured Kurke Fawqani and Tahtani.
Kurdish YPG agrees to hand over control of Tel Rifaat to Syrian Army - source
Civil defense teams are working incessantly to evacuate the injured civilians amidst massive destruction, caused by aerial attacks of residential areas by Russian and government warplanes in Douma city today
The Operation Olive Branch Room announced the liberating Rahmainli and Sari Ushagi villages
12 Taliban insurgents killed in US airstrike in Tarinkot city
Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus: Spetsnaz, officers, sailors aboard ВМФ Project 775 ЧФ BSF Ropucha class LSTM Azov 151 during its Syria-bound Bosphorus transit 12:45Z7 month ago
Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus: Spetsnaz, officers, sailors aboard ВМФ Project 775 ЧФ BSF Ropucha class LSTM Azov 151 during its Syria-bound Bosphorus transit 12:45Z
7 month ago
Syrian Negotiating Body: We call for an immediate truce in line with serious negotiations to stabilize the cease-fire
Eastern Damascus: Jaish Islam bombed Dumeir Airbase, key installation used for ongoing campain against East Ghouta.
Russian (Chechen) Military Police spotted on road used by Assad forces heading to Afrin-city. Apparently deal with Russia to avoid any Turkish bombardment.
A collapse of a property in Nasser's facility and civil protection looking for victims
Civil defense teams working to evacuate the injured civilians after renewed artillery shelling targeted Douma city in Eastern Ghouta today
Egyptian military spokesman: The killing of 71 terrorists and the destruction of 571 targets so far in the Sinai 2018
Military spokesman: Martyrdom of 7 of the forces and wounded 6 others during operations
[email protected] gained control over Rahmanlı village in Rajo district
Turkish army is shelling the center of district Jindires: One civilian has been killed and two others were wounded
N. Aleppo: convoy of Assad forces (not anymore IRGC-linked Baqir Brigade) with their equipment heading to Afrin-city.
The press conference of the military spokesman, Colonel Tamer Rifai, on the developments of the comprehensive Sinai 2018,
Afrin: OliveBranch Forces captured Sari Ushaghi and Rahmanli villages from YPG. Today number of captured Villages: 4
Massive shelling from Pakistan continues right as Pakistan Army targets Kashmiri villagers in border areas of Hajipeer sector in North Kashmir. Multiple houses damaged in front of our eyes on the LoC as heavy mortar shelling continues. Immense fear in people. Tragic.
7 month ago
Russia says it will consider supporting UN-proposed cease-fire in Syria if it doesn't cover IS and al-Qaida-linked group.
7 month ago
During my stay in Herat, I will also meet with provincial, civil and military officials, Ulema and youth representatives, businessmen and women from Kandahar, Helmand, Nimruz and Farah provinces – Afghan president Ghani
7 month ago
We are familiar with separatist challenges at home, Canada supports a strong and united India. Terrorism, in all forms, is a threat. All democracies should be united in its condemnation: Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland
Pleased to be in the ancient city of Herat again. Will inaugurate the arrival of TAPI pipeline. Will also meet with the heads of delegations from Turkmenistan, India and Pakistan during the inauguration – Afghan president Ghani7 month ago
Pleased to be in the ancient city of Herat again. Will inaugurate the arrival of TAPI pipeline. Will also meet with the heads of delegations from Turkmenistan, India and Pakistan during the inauguration – Afghan president Ghani
Amaq report that ISIS conducted yesterday's attack targeting an LNA checkpoint in Jufra Region, which they claim caused 15 casualties (official reports are of 3 killed)7 month ago
Amaq report that ISIS conducted yesterday's attack targeting an LNA checkpoint in Jufra Region, which they claim caused 15 casualties (official reports are of 3 killed)
Video showing multiple attacks with thermobaric bombs (8 in total) on East Ghouta's towns, causing massive blasts (Eastern Damascus - Syria).
7 month ago
Russian Mindef source confirmed redeployment of Su-57 to Syria to verify aircraft in "real conditions"
One policeman has been killed and six others injured in a suicide blast in Greshk district of southern Helmand province7 month ago
One policeman has been killed and six others injured in a suicide blast in Greshk district of southern Helmand province
Lithuania to send special operation forces to Afghanistan: defence ministry
Netanyahu says Israel intel foiled ISIS Australia plane plot
Pakistan's ties with Saudi Arabia, UAE regionally important: Pakistan Army
Today : Sun rays perpendicular to the Temple of Abu Simbel Pharaonic7 month ago
Today : Sun rays perpendicular to the Temple of Abu Simbel Pharaonic
The Philippine National Police warns about ongoing and fresh Islamic State recruitment efforts in other than Mindanao regions - Luzon and Visayas | Bansa
Eastern Ghouta under heavy Russian and Assad government air strike attacks
7 month ago
Five people, including security forces, have been killed and six others wounded in a roadside blasts and Taliban attack in southern Zabul province
Eastern Damascus: Jaish Islam continues its retaliatory strikes in support of Ghouta. This heavy rocket (Zelzal type) was fired this morning aiming at a government position.
Palestinian released a footage of Israel army soldiers attacking a detainee in Jericho area. He died later, and according to the Palestinians, it was caused by the hits7 month ago
Palestinian released a footage of Israel army soldiers attacking a detainee in Jericho area. He died later, and according to the Palestinians, it was caused by the hits
Ali Racu village completely cleared from the YPG
Saudi FM: We reject the control of Houthis - that collaborate with Iran and Hezbollah – on Yemen
Afrin locals welcoming NDF forces in Freedom Square. YPG spokesperson reiterated today SAA deployment, saying NDF not enough to stop Turkey
Russian airstrikes result in a number of casualties in Kafr Batna city in Eastern Ghouta in rural Damascus.
Syria: „fight over this (post IS) order has begun. we (West) don't seem to have answer to this kind of challenge. Social Democrat MP @NielsAnnen tells Germany's parliament. Annen one of names in hat for German Foreign Minister if Merkel - led GroKo coalition happens7 month ago
Syria: „fight over this (post IS) order has begun. we (West) don't seem to have answer to this kind of challenge." Social Democrat MP @NielsAnnen tells Germany's parliament. Annen one of names in hat for German Foreign Minister if Merkel - led GroKo coalition happens
Main Square of Afrin this morning
Iranian FM: Tehran calls on all Gulf countries to discuss dialogue on regional issues
Turkish jets are conducting airstrikes on the villages Sheytana and Kurka of district Mabata since the morning hours
SaudiArabia FM: Iran supporting Houthis and these two are main cause of Yemen crisis and instability
Reports say FSA took control of the strategic Qestel/Mikdad and Ali Jaru villages from the YPG after clashes.
Iranian Foreign Ministry: Solving the Gulf crisis will only be through dialogue
Al-Jubeir: Iran supported al-Qaeda and embraced the organization's leadership
Al-Jubeir: Iran must be held accountable for its support for terrorism
Ali Jeru has been captured by Olive Branch forces in the area of Bulbul
7 month ago
Kremlin spokesman says situation in Syria "leaves much to be desired"
7 month ago
Kremlin spokesman says responsibility for situation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta lies with the countries who are supporting militants there
7 month ago
Moscow: Syria, Iran and Russia are not countries that support terrorism
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF): The shelling of Gouta destroyed 13 hospitals and a WHO clinic in three days.
Iran says we do not want nuclear weapons, there is no sunset clause in nuclear deal
US violates Iran Nuclear Deal everyday - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister
7 month ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Syrian government is "fighting not against militants, but against its own people"
7 month ago
Azerbaijan Defense Minister left for Minsk
Iranian deputy FM Araqchi says there is no sunset clause in JCPOA
Syrian Observatory: Syrian forces enter Kurdish-controlled neighborhoods in Aleppo
Protests in Kurdistan Region against Baghdad's closure of airports to international flights, many holding banners saying "lift the ban, we need treatment abroad."
Eastern Ghouta: 13 dead as result of strikes today in Duma
Jammu And Kashmir: Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma arrives in Shopian7 month ago
Jammu And Kashmir: Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma arrives in Shopian
U.N. envoy sees difficult talks on Syria ceasefire deal
7 month ago
Merkel: We must do all we can to end the massacre in Syria and we will communicate with Russia
Duterte: The ban stays. No deployment of Filipinos in Kuwait
Simon Wiesenthal Center considers travel advisory for Poland
7 month ago
United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Economy signed the Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) on Wednesday in Kabul
United Nations Population Fund and the Ministry of Economy signed the Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) on Wednesday in Kabul
Lebanese PM sends letters to Iraqi PM and Iraqi religious leader Sistani requesting they stop visits of Iraqi PMU (Hashd) leaders to Lebanon.
7 month ago
Group of Taliban fighters tried to close highway just 5km from Farah city entrance this morning. Security forces have brought the situation under control after military operation. Three insurgents were killed but no casualties among security forces, officials confirm
Turkish military says 1,829 militants "neutralised" since start of Operation Olive Branch on January 20 in Afrin, northwestern Syria
Pakistan's PM to visit Afghanistan for TAPI gas pipeline inauguration
7 month ago
Turkish army says 1829 militants were killed in Olive Branch
Civilians wounded as artillery shelling on Duma, Irbin and Saqba in the eastern Ghouta
US asks Iraqi PM to retrieve 9 US supplied M1A1 Abrams tanks that are in possession of PMU (Hashd).
Russia deployed 2 Su-57 in Khmeimim
SDF has seized Al Bahrah town from ISIS as well as large amount of weapons
Lebanese president General Michel Aoun is on a visit to Armenia. His first stops were Echmiadzin and the Armenian Genocide memorial.7 month ago
Lebanese president General Michel Aoun is on a visit to Armenia. His first stops were Echmiadzin and the Armenian Genocide memorial.
Eastern Damascus: most populated town of area (Duma) intensively bombed with artillery tonight.
7 month ago
Russian Defense Ministry: Negotiations On Peaceful Resolution Of Conflict In East Ghouta Disrupted
Convoy of international coalition support for SDF is arriving Qamishli in this moments.
Eastern Damascus: night airstrike on Jobar, believed to be Russian. Striking contrast between E. Ghouta's towns without any light and city of Damascus.
Netanyahu talks about rising anti-Iran alliance in the Middle East with U.S. Jewish leaders
YPG launched ATGM on pickup at Arab Wiran village today
Commander General Joseph Aoun stressed to Assistant Secretary of State David Satterfield and Ambassador Elizabeth Richard that "the Lebanese Army is committed to ensure Lebanon has full sovereignty over its territory, its maritime territory and the bound economy in it."
7 month ago
[email protected]: The United States supports the United Nations demand for a month-long cessation of violence to allow for the unfettered delivery of humanitarian supplies and the urgent medical evacuation of civilians in East #Ghouta.
7 month ago
[email protected]: Russia must end its support of the Assad regime & its allies. They are responsible for the attacks, for the dire humanitarian situation in East #Ghouta, and for the horrendous civilian death toll.
Syria, South Sudan and Somalia rank highest in Corruption Perceptions Index 2017
Artillery shelling by Turkish army on Zor Maghawer village with Jarablus city.
7 month ago
[email protected]: In such a dire situation, we should express our admiration and our deep appreciation to the medical workers and also the first responders in East #Ghouta who both risk and lose their lives every day trying to help civilians. #Syria
Eastern Damascus: some remains of bombs/rockets (Grads) which fell on East Ghouta's towns.
[email protected]: The Assad government's siege-and-starve tactics are creating a humanitarian disaster. The horrors of East Aleppo are being repeated in East Ghouta with the ongoing slaughter of trapped civilians and woefully inadequate access for humanitarian actors
7 month ago
[email protected]: US is deeply concerned by the escalating violence in the Damascus suburbs of East Ghouta. Recent reports indicate airstrikes directly targeted hospitals and what little civilian infrastructure remains, resulting in more than 100 civilian deaths in less than 48 hrs
Russia's UN Permanent Representative called on the UNSC to convene to discuss the situation in East Gouta
At least 15 dead in air strike by Saudi-led coalition in northern Yemen- residents
Eastern Damascus: some up-armoured BREM-1 (Adra factory) belonging to 4th Division and supposed to break through 1st Rebel defense lines.
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