The @StateDept has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of up to 6,600 TOW 2B (BGM-71F-Series) anti-tank missiles for ~$670M, helicopter maintenance (~$106.8M), and blanket order requisitions for common spares/repair parts for land vehicles (~$300M)

Map. History of Middle East conflict

18 August 2018
Eastern Damascus: aftermath of incendiary bombardment on town of Duma.
TAF: Afrin is being cleaned. 4 GRAD missiles were found yesterday
Continuous air raids on Douma city
Saudi Arabia has options if U.S. walks from nuclear power deal: minister
18 air raid on the city of Duma in the Eastern Ghouta laden with incendiary materials This city has more than 220,000 civilians
Pro-Assad forces bombard Duma city in Eastern Ghouta with incendiary ammunition
4 month ago
Egyptian authorities to open Rafah crossing on Friday and Saturday in both ways.
Russian warplanes target the town of Duma with a third air strike with missiles carrying incendiary ammunition
A Turkish Air Force F-16 aircraft crashed in Nevsehir, some 260km (161 miles) southeast of Ankara during a night training flight, First Lieutenant Yasin Boy killed.4 month ago
A Turkish Air Force F-16 aircraft crashed in Nevsehir, some 260km (161 miles) southeast of Ankara during a night training flight, First Lieutenant Yasin Boy killed.
Eastern Damascus: Irbeen hit tonight by incendiary ordnance. Raids increased on nearby towns to force a surrender.
The @StateDept has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Saudi Arabia of up to 6,600 TOW 2B (BGM-71F-Series) anti-tank missiles for ~$670M, helicopter maintenance (~$106.8M), and blanket order requisitions for common spares/repair parts for land vehicles (~$300M)
All corners of ISIS and pro-ISIS media contributing to an anti- Democracy campaign, pushing new and old content calling characterizing Democracy a false "religion" and Muslim who votes an apostate. Clearly result of orders from ISIS' central media operations.
Residents of Tel Rifat burning tires
Demonstrations and burning tyres by Tal Refat after the announcing that the Olive Branch Operation will not include Tal Reffat district.
4 month ago
Turkish Armed Forces issues a statement saying one F-16 jet crashed in Anatolian city of Nevşehir during a training session
Eastern Damascus: video showing in which conditions rescuers are working in town of Duma, submitted to relentless bombardment since 44 days. 3 were killed in those strikes.
Trump, Erdoğan phone call readout.  Two leaders committed to continue effort to intensify cooperation on shared strategic challenges   Meaning, Turkish-American dialogue to resolve difference will continue4 month ago
Trump, Erdoğan phone call readout. "Two leaders committed to continue effort to intensify cooperation on shared strategic challenges" Meaning, Turkish-American dialogue to resolve difference will continue
Death toll rises to 30 civilians killed so far aftermath airstrikes targeted popular market in Harem city. West Idlib cs. Syria Mar 22
Activists from Tal Rifaat and its countryside launched a campaign calling for Turkey's Olive Branch Op. to include in their areas which were captured by YPG more than 2 years ago
In Afrin,civilians coming back to their houses and villages they previously fled.Some civilians saying they retook properties which were stolen during their displacement
More than 1800 people, including 319 rebels, left Harasta town in Eastern Ghouta, after reached agreement with Assad government
Eastern Damascus: Russian MP pictured with a brother of overall commander of Iraq|i militia Imam Hussein Brigade in Damascus who took part in Harasta Battle.
4 small battalions joined JTS today4 month ago
4 small battalions joined JTS today
Burj Haydar village is under FSA control.
Faylaq Sham spearheaded push to control Semaan Heights and seized one pick-up.
Iraq has received their last batch of Pantsir-S1 air defense systems after they signed a contract with Russia to deliver at least 48 of these vehicles
Al-Sham Legion Photos: fighters in the villages captured today from YPG
AfrinOp: Burj Haydar (NW. Aleppo) is also under control of Olive Branch forces.
4 month ago
Wounded civilians after SAA artillery hit the town of Jazraya countryside in Southern Aleppo. #Syria
Free Syrian Army forces control the villages of Ba'i in the southern suburbs of Afrin after fighting with the YPG militia
4 month ago
Afghanistan has about 80 ISIS foreign fighters in custody, per @NSAAtmar
4 month ago
Suspected ramming attack near Kiryat Arba, no injuries reported. One arrested
AfrinOp: OliveBranch forces announce takover of last locations until Deir Saaman (Baay and Basufan) and also Kafr Nabu.
NW. Idlib: RuAF keeps bombing N. de-escalation zone on daily basis. Video shows moment when a 2nd airstrike hit Harem mosque, located 2 km from Turkish border.
Today, the @StateDept designated Joe Asperman as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) under E.O. 13224. French national Asperman is a senior chemical weapons expert for ISIS; he oversaw chemical operations production within Syria for ISIS.
4 month ago
Turkish army is removing part of the wall near Ras al-Ayn border.
Israel opens investigation over Facebook amid Cambridge Analytics scandal
Turkey PM Yildirim announced 3 soldiers died in Afrin with no more information on when, where and how4 month ago
Turkey PM Yildirim announced 3 soldiers died in Afrin with no more information on when, where and how
Damascus: center of capital hit by a Russian (made) incendiary bomb in what looks like a failed airstrike.
Eastern Damascus: RuAF bombing town of Duma
Eastern Damascus: 1st batch of 1,500 ppl (most of them in need of medical treatment) leaving the rubble of Harasta (town besieged since 2012) and heading to N. Syria.
A high-ranking US military and diplomatic delegation are touring the city of Manbij to reassure the people and confirm protecting them from Turkish attacks. Afrin
Strikes on Douma
The destruction caused by artillery shelling on the city of Douma just before
First evacuation of rebels from Eastern Ghouta has started, according to @AFP correspondent Syria
Syria rebels begin Eastern Ghouta evacuation: government media
Hamas confirms that the main suspect in assassination attempt of PM Hamdallah killed during clashes in Gaza, two Hamas officer also killed4 month ago
Hamas confirms that the main suspect in assassination attempt of PM Hamdallah killed during clashes in Gaza, two Hamas officer also killed
Total's expected/Estimated to leave towards Idlib from Harasta is 1,500 fighters and 6,000 civilians
Hakan Fidan the head of MIT is currently at Afrin
ISIS media circulating 'wanted poster' for French SDF fighter
China promotes new anti-tank missile carrier for Iraqi Armed Forces
Syrian Army takes full control of Ain Terma Wadi/valley in East Ghouta
Turkish 2nd Army Commander Lieutenant General İsmail Metin Temel's visit to Afrin city center after capturing it from YPG.
Three @SyriaCivilDefe volunteers were hit and killed while rescuing people injured by brutal air raids on Douma city ın Eastern Ghouta yesterday.
Russia is supervising the entire operation and exchange between the Syrian Army and Ahrar al-Sham. SAA will take control of Harasta this week by military force if other militants (Faylaq al-Rahman) won't leave to the Idlib.
Baykar says the company has delivered 8 more Armed Bayraktar TB2 drones earlier from the expected date in the contract.The total delivered Bayraktar TB2 number has risen to 46.4 month ago
Baykar says the company has delivered 8 more Armed Bayraktar TB2 drones earlier from the expected date in the contract.The total delivered Bayraktar TB2 number has risen to 46.
4 month ago
Two Hamas officers killed in ongoing operation to catch Hamdallah suspect in Gaza
Air strikes in Syria's Ghouta kill 19 civilians: monitor
Eastern Damascus: Ain Terma is pummeled since midnight by airstrikes and rockets with large use of incendiary weapons, as government-Russia trying to speed up takeover of last Rebel-held towns in E. Ghouta. Syria
Turkey has deported newly-arrived Syrians in their hundreds and sometimes thousands since December 2017, @HRW research finds4 month ago
Turkey has deported newly-arrived Syrians in their hundreds and sometimes thousands since December 2017, @HRW research finds
Agreements between Ahrar Al-Shaam rebels in Harasta and Assad government with Russian delegates: 1 - The exit of fighters with their weapons and civilians who wanna leave Harasta towards North Syria;
Hezbollah said 13 Syrian soldiers were released in return for 5 opposition fighters under deal over Harasta town
The EU condemns Turkey's actions in the Mediterranean and describes them as illegal
Hamas security forces in Gaza besieged a house north of al-Zawaydeh in the central Gaza Strip and reports of gunfire
Four people were killed and three others wounded in a traffic accident in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Thursday4 month ago
Four people were killed and three others wounded in a traffic accident in the Shahr-i-Safa district of southern Zabul province on Thursday
4 month ago
Turkey says will drive Kurdish YPG from Syrian border area if no deal with U.S.
Egypt to vote next week in basically a one-candidate election, but almost nowhere in the Arab world has democracy taken hold
Pakistani forces have fired 110 artillery shells in the Shaltan and Dangam districts of eastern Kunar province4 month ago
Pakistani forces have fired 110 artillery shells in the Shaltan and Dangam districts of eastern Kunar province
4 month ago
The Taliban have shot dead operational unit commander of police for Sherin Tagab district with sniper shot in western Faryab province
Sarkozy says Libya funding accusations make his life 'hell' - paper
Traffic police in Kashmir capital Srinagar tow an allegedly illegally parked police vehicle
Harpers Ferry class @USNavy dock landing ship USS Oak Hill transited Bosphorus Mediterranean-bound after participating in Romanian-led amphibious exercise SpringStorm 2018 and Batumi port visit. LSD carried HMMWVs, trucks and a desert camouflage Humvee Command/Communications vehicle4 month ago
Harpers Ferry class @USNavy dock landing ship USS Oak Hill transited Bosphorus Mediterranean-bound after participating in Romanian-led amphibious exercise SpringStorm 2018 and Batumi port visit. LSD carried HMMWVs, trucks and a desert camouflage Humvee Command/Communications vehicle
Turkish air strikes in northeast Iraq on villages containing suspected PKK positions result in the deaths of 4 civilians.
The Turkish army and the Syria/n army exchange fire artillery all night around the city of Nub'bul where the Turkish Army and its allies advanced and captured 3 villages in rural Aleppo previously under SAA control.
Green buses this morning in Harasta
Turkish warplanes bombarding PKK bases in Baleyan valley, northern Erbil. at least 6 PKK Guerrillas and 4 villagers killed.
Six Southern_Resistance soldiers were killed in Houthi ambush near Hays town, Hodeida.
Palestinians protesting against President Mahmoud Abbas (Gaza Strip)4 month ago
Palestinians protesting against President Mahmoud Abbas (Gaza Strip)
4 month ago
Israeli police conducts operation in Beit Fajjar south of Bethlehem
SOHR: casualties toll increase to more than 1000 civilians dead in the Ghouta since the issuance of the Security Council Resolution 2401
SOHR: 131 were killed yesterday including 37 members of the government forces and militiamen loyal to them and 309 fighters of the government forces and their allied militiamen and the factions were killed in the Eastern Ghouta
N. Hama: incendiary raid on KafrZita tonight.
Child killed and number of others wounded as a result of army artillery shelling targeting the town of Talf south of Hama.
Yemeni sources: coalition aircrafts flying over Sanaa and the bombed a site for the Houthis base Aldilmi
Another YPG ATGM shot today near Kimar village, South to Afrin
4 month ago
Turkish parliament passes law imposing supervision of state watchdog RTUK over the internet, raising fears of further suppression of press freedom and freedom of speech
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