Saudi Arabia demands death penalty for five human rights activists

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 September 2018
Egyptian who called for referendum on El-Sisi's government arrested — lawyer
1 month ago
Interior Minister WaisBarmak caught on camera during a meeting berating Kabul Police's Deputy Chief of Security Affairs Gen. Mohammad Sadiq Muradi over Tuesday's major rocket attack on Kabul city. Afghanistan
1 month ago
Geneva: Patrushev after the meeting with Bolton: Cyber security and the situation in Syria and the Middle East were discussed
1 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova: The presence of the United States in Syria is illegal
1 month ago
"The sanctions are coming back into effect. That's clear" @AmbJohnBolton says of Russia offer to restrict range of Iranian forces in exchange for easing oil sanctions
1 month ago
Bolton: I think Putin shares with us the assertion that Iranian forces must be out of Syria
1 month ago
Bolton: We are working to get all Iranian troops out of Syria
1 month ago
British Airways stops flights between London and Tehran
Inraq, Governor of Basra Province denies he said that a Facebook page in south France is directing protests in Basra. Says he was misquoted and really said there is a Facebook page in France calling for revolution and violence against security forces.
The EU tries to help Iran amid the renewed sanctions with aid package of 18 mln
TSK says it has destroyed a Pkk ammunition supply position in Northern Iraq's Hakurk region.
Palestinian Leaders Threaten Jerusalem's Arabs on Eve of City's Municipal Elections Telling Them NOT to Vote - Meanwhile Arab Candidate Ramadan Dabash Responds to the Threats: "I'm a Traitor? They're Traitors."
1 month ago
Heavy clashes and casualties after Houthis attacked Arab coalition positions in Al-Masloub, Al Jawf
Houthis claimed attack on Arab coalition positions in Harib
Houthis: many casualties among coalition forces in clashes near Sarwah
1 month ago
Houthis attacked Saudi Army positions in Najran, South Saudi Arabia
Casualties among Arab coalition in Houthis attack at Jabal Irf
Soldier of SAA with what looks like anti drone gun.
A High-level delegation from the U.S visited SDF-held Manbij city once again.
Civilian casualties as Arab coalition aircraft targeted car with displaced people in Al Durayhami
An artist holds a painting in the Yarmuk camp on the southern outskirts of Damascus on August 15, 2018. Equipped with paint brushes and pencils, they set out to translate suffering into art in a neighbourhood ravaged by years of bombardment and siege. Maher AL MOUNES / AFP
1 month ago
Committee for negotiation with Daesh on hostages in Swaida has been formed
UH volunteers and ambulance crew responding to lethal fire in Tirat HaCarmel this morning.
Commander of the Third Military Region, Major General Mubarak Al-Mashn visited Houthi fighters in Sirwah directorate fronts during Eid al-Adha.
Kurdish Self Management forces arrested civilians in Abu Hamam town in DeirEzZour suburbs
It seems domestic violence is a very serious issue in Uzbekistan. Latest horrific murder case outside Tashkent , husband stabbed his wife to death at home. Stats reveal 42% of homicides this year so far committed by next of kin or relatives of victims.1 month ago
It seems domestic violence is a very serious issue in Uzbekistan. Latest horrific murder case outside Tashkent , husband stabbed his wife to death at home. Stats reveal 42% of homicides this year so far committed by next of kin or relatives of victims.
Arab SDF fighters providing security to Arab IDP's of DeirEzzor who fled from ISIS-occupied Hajin town to SDF areas.
1 month ago
Israeli army fired shots at a group approaching the border fence.
Russia displayed spoils made in Syria including ISIS troop transport, Jaish Islam's trench digger, a rare Centurion/Sho't tank, IS up-armoured Humvee, UNDOF RG-31 Nyala and Southern Front's OT-64, TOW s + APILAS.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday he wanted to counter the EU's "not always friendly" relations with his country by deepening ties with eastern Europe an nations, as he left for a Baltic summit.
Islamic State Somalia (Abnaa ul-Calipha / ISS): Claim Assassination of staff member of the Ministry of Finance in Bakaara Market, Mogadishu, Somalia- 23 August 2018
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 60km NNE of Kish, Iran
The continuous protest of Ahwazi sugar cane workers (more than a week) today due to the salaries' nonpayment for +5 months and the economic situation deterioration. Other ongoing protest i.e pipe line, underground , municipal, teachers and oil factories
Helmand and Gereshk: Last Night At least 11 ANA Soldiers were killed , Checkpost Overrun and  A Humvee Destroyed by Taliban. While 26 Government Soldiers Released by Taliban in Paktika.1 month ago
Helmand and Gereshk: Last Night At least 11 ANA Soldiers were killed , Checkpost Overrun and A Humvee Destroyed by Taliban. While 26 Government Soldiers Released by Taliban in Paktika.
Interior Minister Slams Police General Over Kabul Rocket Attack Afghanistan1 month ago
Interior Minister Slams Police General Over Kabul Rocket Attack Afghanistan
Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources and Chairman of Saudi @Saudi_Aramco, said in a statement on Thursday that "The ?? Government remains committed to the IPO of Saudi Aramco at a time of its own choosing when conditions are optimum."
Police mobilized in the city of Raqqa after the graffitis in support of the Syrian regime appeared on the walls
Raqqa: Gunmen attack a civiliany and steal his car and money
1 month ago
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 87 times
French authorities say attacker kills 2 people west of Paris and is then killed by police.
The French Interior Ministry urged the public Twitter to "avoid the area and respect the security perimeters so as not to disrupt the police work."
1 month ago
Blast near Khan Younis is apparently Israeli army blowing up a suspicious item found along the border fence.
IS claims the attack of #Trappes in France
Baghdad gun shops thrive after Iraqi rethink on arms control: More women are buying guns for self defense
Captured by Houthi JMSS Toyota Land Cruiser HZJ79 during funeral ceremony in Hajjah province.
1 month ago
Killed and wounded in an attack between the cities of Zliten and Al Khamys in western Libya
A Security Guard for Iran government intelligence Killed in Syria Alikhani was sent from Kermanshah
Trappes: One dead and two wounded in a stabbing attack on the street
Attack in Trappes: The man is known for intelligence services for the apology of terrorism, says BFMTV
Saudi Arabia demands death penalty for five human rights activists
Israeli media: Qatar and Turkey are working on behalf of Hamas in the negotiating process
5 mortar shells fall in 2 neighborhoods in Tuz district, Salah ad-Din Province, Iraq. No injuries.
Chancellor Merkel travels today to the South Caucasus. In addition to Georgia, she will also visit Armenia and Azerbaijan in the coming days.1 month ago
Chancellor Merkel travels today to the South Caucasus. In addition to Georgia, she will also visit Armenia and Azerbaijan in the coming days.
A court in Euphrates Shield has ruled a charge against a Syrian doctor from Al-Bab, because he wrote tweets criticizing Erdogan, the punishment is 6 months in the prison and 5k TL (Because he assaults the leader of Islamic and Turkish Ummas and millions are not enough for this).
SAA is going to clear the suburbs of key town of Qalaat al Madiq in the al Ghaab Plain
38 members of the Houthi militia killed in Arab coalition air strike in Durahmi
Lebanon's Aoun to Take Action if Cabinet Delay Persists: Presidential Sources
From other types of ISKP activities this week : military camps, battles against the Taliban in Kunar and Nangarhar, ambushes on Pakistani army in Balochistan1 month ago
From other types of ISKP activities this week : military camps, battles against the Taliban in Kunar and Nangarhar, ambushes on Pakistani army in Balochistan
ISIS militants managed to destroy a number of SDF observation posts near Hajin town of DeirEzzor province
1 month ago
US to bring back Khalilzad as special Afghanistan envoy: sources
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 7km N of Kuh Sefid, Iran
Joint US, Greek and Egyptian shield for the Aegean deposits: Triennial Maritime Exercise1 month ago
Joint US, Greek and Egyptian "shield for the Aegean deposits": Triennial Maritime Exercise
1 month ago
Baghdadi also highlights the value of propaganda to ISIS by praising media workers and framing their persistence online as a "battle" of its own—likening them to mujahideen
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At the end, Baghdadi disturbingly echoes killed ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani by inciting those in "Canada, Europe and elsewhere" to attack by conventional and unconventional means: knives, vehicles, bombs, etc.
Regarding when the speech may have been recorded, Baghdadi makes mention of several recent events indicating speech was recorded in recent weeks: ISIS recent defeats in Hauran, Ghouta, and Yarmouk. Arrest of American pastor Andrew Brunson in Turkey. Assad pending battle of Idlib
Baghdadi's speech, "Give Glad Tidings to the Patient," is attempting to assure supporters that ISIS persists. Speech reaches out to Sunnis in Iraq and Syria, framing ISIS' past military accomplishments as proof of the group's capabilities.
1 month ago
SAA source says Daesh has asked the Syrian Army to be evacuated from Taloul Al-Safa to the Al-Mayadeen countryside. They offered to release the kidnapped civilians in exchange for safe passage.
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan recently held joint training exercise, in Surxondaryo. First between the two, geared towards preventing militant infiltration.
Baghdadi's new speech, entitled, "Give Glad Tidings to the Patient," is almost 55min. His last audio message came on September 28, 2017, wherein his rallied fighters and called on supporters to mount attacks.
ISIS releases speech from leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi amid reports of his status (ranging from being in a vegetative state to being killed).
Saudi Arabia calls off Aramco initial public offering, disbands advisers - sources
1 month ago
NATO Drones Started Heavy Bombing on Taliban Frontlines in Wazir Tangi and Zawa Area . These Drone Attacks Started initially on 18 August upon Taliban Center in Newly Captured Position from ISKP. Yesterday Nearly 1:00 PM, Heavy NATO Bombing reported from same Area.
1 month ago
Afghanistan will not attend Russia-led peace talks with the Taliban in sept - govt sources
Canada's @NationalDefence announces that @CanadianForces Major-General Dany Fortin will lead the new NATO Mission Iraq: NATO is strengthening the Iraqi forces as they work to prevent the re-emergence of ISIS and other terrorist groups.1 month ago
Canada's @NationalDefence announces that @CanadianForces Major-General Dany Fortin will lead the new NATO Mission Iraq: NATO is strengthening the Iraqi forces as they work to prevent the re-emergence of ISIS and other terrorist groups.
Russian Ministry of Defense shows off some trophies it found in Syria: American Javelin ATGMs. They displayed them at the Army-2018 military forum in Kubinka, which started yesterday.
1 month ago
Gen. John Nicholson, the out-going commander in Afghanistan, insists President Trump's South Asia strategy is working.
1 month ago
A Hawaii-based Army soldier accused of attempting to support the Islamic State group will plead guilty, his lawyers said Tuesday.
Deir ez-Zur: A motorbike explosion targeted SDF vehicle in the Hawaij Dheban area
While Amaliqa continues to fight on Durayhimi streets, Houthi destroyed MRAPs MaxxPro and Nimr Ajban north of the village.
Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan met with his Belarusian counterpart1 month ago
Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan met with his Belarusian counterpart
Ten Foxhound vehicles arrived this morning in Kabul ahead of an expected 440 additional UK troops being sent to support NATO's Resolute Support. The increase in troops would bring the size of the UK contribution to around 1,100. (NATO photo by Erickson Barnes)1 month ago
Ten "Foxhound" vehicles arrived this morning in Kabul ahead of an expected 440 additional UK troops being sent to support NATO's Resolute Support. The increase in troops would bring the size of the UK contribution to around 1,100. (NATO photo by Erickson Barnes)
Iran sanctions are unjust and harmful, says UN expert warning against generalized economic war
Damascus Condemns the statement of the 3 countries and considers that its aim is to justify the use of chemical weapons by militants
1 month ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov: All foreign forces in Syria are illegal and must leave
Russian Navy Project61, built in Nikolayev North,  BSF Kashin class guided missile destroyer or large anti-submarine ship, Smetlivy returned from 123days Mediterranean deployment and transited Bosphorus. 870 entered the Black Sea 13:30Z1 month ago
Russian Navy Project61, built in Nikolayev North, BSF Kashin class guided missile destroyer or large anti-submarine ship, Smetlivy returned from 123days Mediterranean deployment and transited Bosphorus. 870 entered the Black Sea 13:30Z
UAE army SOF also located in Durayhimi suburbs, some of them dressed in Yemeni clothes.
ISIS have conducted 2 large attacks against Iran militias today, the first one was at the dawn, the second attack was at afternoon. The attack on Wadi AlNaqeeb in Sukhnah, dozens of government and Iran fighters killed, 3 captured including one Iranian fighters.
1 month ago
Policeman critically injured after attacked by gunmen in Pulwama.
1 month ago
US Navy signals reconnaissance Lockheed EP-3E Aries II
Israel agrees plans to build more than 1,000 new settlement units in the West Bank
Syria: Russia n MoD says 63,000 mil. personnel operated in Syria since Sept. 2015, as well as 91% of RuAF crews and 100 Kalibr cruise missiles were launched.
SOHR: The drones carrying out the 23rd attack on the main Russian military base in Syria, the Russian defenses target them after days of calm
1 month ago
Top Palestinian official Saeb Erekat tells @kann_news: "Trump is making a mistake if he thinks that he can 'remove Jerusalem of the negotiating table' - No Jerusalem, No deal"
ISIS attack in Zuhur neighborhood of East Mosul leaves Iraqi PMF (Hashd) battalion commander from 5th PMF Brigade dead and 2 PMF injured. 2 ISIS injured.
Pro-Hadi Yemeni army fighting against Houthi in Nata district of Bayda province.
Heavy explosion near the town of Shatah in Al Ghab plain, West Hama
SAA's 11th Tank Division heavily bombarded trenches that were raised near the towns of Sukeek and Tamanah. The SAA fired several missiles and artillery shells towards the Jaysh Al-Izza in towns of Lataminah, Zakat, and Kafr Zita
Pakistan Balochistan: ISKP (Isis) claims to have ambushed 2 Pakistan Intelligence members in Mastung district. 1 was killed and 1 wounded.1 month ago
Pakistan Balochistan: ISKP (Isis) claims to have ambushed 2 Pakistan Intelligence members in Mastung district. 1 was killed and 1 wounded.
Photo: All the commanders of the all factions on the ground for the joint defense plans for Syria's Idlib
1 month ago
Russian Ministry of Defense: with the help of Russia, the Syrian authorities regained control of 96.5% of the territory
Russian Ministry of Defense: with the help of Russia, the Syrian authorities regained control of 96.5% of the territory
Israel Defence Minister met with Qatar FM in Cyprus in June: @talshalev1
1 month ago
Russia disagrees with Bolton's assessment that it is stuck in Syria, notes US still has forces there
Brig. Gen. Austin Renforth emphasizes that the @CJTFOIR will continue its support for the Peshmerga.
Lukashenko heads to Sochi for talks with Putin after saying that Russia treats Belarusians as vassals.
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