US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (CVN75) finally enters the Med today. With 1 US warship pretending to be French Navy. on AIS German Navy warship also part of escort group

Map. History of Middle East conflict

27 May 2018
4 week ago
Turkey-Syria: Turkish police detained 14 people with suspected links to IS in Gaziantep near the border with Syria. They found weapons and IS propaganda material.
Iranian news agency: resuming flights between Tehran and Erbil after a six-month suspension as a result of the referendum
The coalition targets the Interior Ministry building controlled by al-Huthi militias in Sanaa
SecDef Mattis testified yday about Feb 7 attack that killed hundreds of Russian fighters in Syria: "The Russian high command in Syria assured us it was not their people, and my direction to the Chairman was for the force, then, to be destroyed. And it was."
4 week ago
Initial reports coming out of Gaza City where locals are reporting an Israel(i) strike on the port. Some say it targeted a Hamas security structure, others say two boats were targeted.
4 week ago
Palestinian media in Gaza reports Israeli Air Force targeted two ships in Gaza port. The ships were trying to break the blockade on the coastal enclave. Hamas media says four people injured
4 week ago
Palestinian Health Ministry say 3 dead, 950 wounded in demonstrations along Gaza border fence today.
Artillery shelling targeting the town of Kafr Zita
4 week ago
Israeli forces shelling two fishing boats in the port of the Gaza Strip
Pompeo: We are seriously worried about Turkey's S-400 purchase
Ukranian Antonov company:A new Turkish-Ukrainian AN-188 program was presented to mass media.According to President of ANTONOV Company, the project was started about two years ago by initiative of Turkish party. Memorandums and road map of the program development were signed.4 week ago
Ukranian Antonov company:"A new Turkish-Ukrainian AN-188 program was presented to mass media.According to President of ANTONOV Company, the project was started about two years ago by initiative of Turkish party. Memorandums and road map of the program development were signed."
Germany's Merkel says existing Iran deal 'not sufficient' to curb nuclear program
Islamic State claims the destruction of a 4x4 and the death of 3 Iraqi #ISF federal police officers using a hand-made mine near the village of Nawafal west of Rashad in the province of Kirkuk Iraq
Egypt- Amaq report on 2 ISIS IED attacks targeting a bulldozer and an APC near Rafah and al-Arish, North Sinai
Trump: I may go to the opening ceremony of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
4 week ago
JCPOA a "first step to" slow Iran pursuit of nuclear weapons, according to Merkel.
Delegation of Red Crescent entered Yilda in South Damascus to transport wounded to North Syria
Trump: We will discuss with the German Chancellor the Iranian nuclear deal and trade issues
Car bomb exploded in Jarabulus city, no casualties
Turkey will take steps together with US in Syria's Manbij region, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, following his meeting with new US Secretary State Mike Pompeo in Brussels
Iraqi 15th Division says it has killed 7 ISIS in Badush area west of Mosul. Iraqi helicopters supported 15th Division in attacks on ISIS tunnels. In East Mosul, police arrest 12 suspected militants.
General Hassan Yusuf Mohamed is the first high ranking officer to be killed on S. Damascus front. Was from Jadida Hazur, a hamlet in Tartus province.
4 week ago
Ambulances began to transport Palestinians injured by Israeli bullets
4 week ago
Dozens of Palestinian demonstrators cross the fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel after storming it
Motor rally to Gyumri
Troops launch tear gas canisters at participants, east of Khan Younis, south of Gaza Strip. Video: Omar Adel4 week ago
Troops launch tear gas canisters at participants, east of Khan Younis, south of Gaza Strip. Video: Omar Adel
Young men pull the barbed wire east of Gaza City and dozens later manage to cross the fence4 week ago
Young men pull the barbed wire east of Gaza City and dozens later manage to cross the fence
4 week ago
Bursts of gunfire by the Israeli army towards Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza
4 week ago
The numbers of Palestinian demonstrators increased unprecedentedly at the border fence before storming
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (CVN75) finally enters the Med today.  With 1 US warship pretending to be French Navy. on AIS German Navy warship also part of escort group4 week ago
US Navy aircraft carrier USS Harry S Truman (CVN75) finally enters the Med today. With 1 US warship pretending to be French Navy. on AIS German Navy warship also part of escort group
Hamamiyat (NW. Hama) under government control this morning
Guatemala will move their embassy on May 16, acc to senior Israeli officials, to the Jerusalem Technology Park, a high-tech industrial park in the Malkha neighborhood in south-west Jerusalem.
4 week ago
FSB detained 4 ISIS members in Moscow, foiled terror attacks
Paraguay President Cartes says he intends to move the embassy in Israel to Jerusalem before he would leave his office in August. Unclear if the new President Abdo also supports it
Video of the protest of the city of Maarat al-Nu'man in the southern countryside of Idlib
Aamaq video dated 27.04 of an IED against the army at Sinai Egypt
Leader of opposition in Armenia met with the Russian ambassador and told him the Kremlin doesn't need to interfere because protest movement is not against Russia. It's against corruption. Then Russian diplomat responded Moscow will not get involved.
Armenia's acting prime minister refused to talk with the opposition
A source in the Damascus police headquarters: 1 killed and 4 wounded by a shell fired by militants from Al Hajar Al Aswad on Bayader Nader of Damascus
4 week ago
Saudi air defenses intercept and destroy a missile fired by Houthis at Jazan
4 week ago
Russia to drop all limits on Turkey tomatoes from May 1: Interfax
N. Hama: town of KafrZita still bombed today by RuAF.
N. Hama: town of KafrZita still bombed today by RuAF.
SAA advance on several axis in al-Joura, al-'Asali and 30th street in Hajar al-Aswad and reach edge of al-al-Sotari street between Oroubah and Yalda in the direction of al-Zein neighbourhood. S Damascus
Erdogan claims Turkey's opposition, backed by Soros and outside powers, aims to topple his gov't and his presidency in snap polls in June.4 week ago
Erdogan claims Turkey's opposition, backed by Soros and outside powers, aims to topple his gov't and his presidency in snap polls in June.
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) 43rd Brigade kills suicide bomber in Balad district, Saladin province.
Europol: European and American police are succeeding in paralyzing the propaganda agencies affiliated with ISIS on the Internet
Islamic State Claims Destroying 2 Federal Police Bulldozers and A Vehicle In Hawija Of Kirkuk.
Northern Hama Video Allegedly showing the Syrian Armed Forces targeting / destroying several vehicles and a Rebels Ammunition Depot near the city of Morek
South Damascus: 7 Straight Hours of constant bombardment on ISIS held Hajar al-Aswad and Yarmouk Camp and Qadam
NE. Latakia: Jaish Ahrar downed this Russian drone over Jebal Akrad.4 week ago
NE. Latakia: Jaish Ahrar downed this Russian drone over Jebal Akrad.
S. Damascus front this morning as intense bombardment resumed after yesterday's heavy rainfall.
12 suspected terrorist killed in a major nation-wide operation (14 more captured). Operation took place in Dagestan, Tatarstan, Stavropol region, Omsk (.) and Ulyanovsk (.) regions. Russia has a major terrorist threat all across the county, but the "enemy" is still the West
Artillery bombardment on South Damascus
Aviation bombards Al Hajar Al Aswad and Al Qadam district in South Damascus
US Department of State: NATO more relevant than any time since Cold War. Today, we focused on Russia's continued aggression and ability to threaten, coerce, undermine, and invade its neighbors. Plays destabilizing role in Ukraine, Georgia, and Syria. NATO is a defensive alliance in face of threat.
1 month ago
Russian aviation targeting Al Sakhr village in North Hama
Clashes between pro-Hadi forces in Taiz city. Islah forces vs Abu Abbas Brigade (AQAP-linked).
Factory seized from ISIS is geolocated in SW. outskirts of Hajr Aswad
Photos of the Syrian Su-22 during raid
HTS claimed their captured Al Hamamiyat village in North Hama
Meeting of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and British Prime Minister Teresa May1 month ago
Meeting of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and British Prime Minister Teresa May
1 month ago
Aviation Week's @laraseligman Q to Mattis: Do you have concerns that Russia is thinking about providing the S-300 missile system to the Syrian government? MATTIS: "I think anything that's done to continue this fighting in Syria is actually a tragedy."
Warplanes carried out incendiary airstrikes targeting Kafr_Zeita town now. North Hama countryside
Over 20 airstrikes carried out today by Russian airplanes on Kafr Zita area
Over 20 airstrikes carried out today by Russian airplanes on Kafr Zita area
1 month ago
ABC's @Elizabeth_McLau asked Mattis top of meeting with Israeli counterpart: Do you agree with Israel's assessment weapons shipments from Iran to Syria are for the purpose of striking Israel? MATTIS: "I can't think of any other purpose for them right now."
Azaz police graduation ceremony
Hafter: Libyan national army will bring the Libyans to what they aim for
Hafter: The international community has ranked the strength of Libya's national army as ninth in Africa
In Brussels, Sec of @StateDept Pompeo will have bilateral meetings including with Turkish Foreign Minister. In Riyadh, he'll meet with King Salman and FM. In Israel, he'll meet with Netanyahu. In Jordan, he's meeting with King Abdullah and FM. Middle East peace high on agenda.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo greeted by applause from @StateDept staffers as he boards his plane bound for Brussels, Riyadh, Jerusalem and Amman.
Libya- after endless rumors and speculations following his hospitalization in France, Khalifa Haftar landed in Benghazi a short while ago and appears to be well.
US Secretary of State Pompeo will visit Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel at the end of the week
US @DeptofDefense Sec Jim Mattis welcomes Israel Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to the Pentagon, says Iran weapons shipments to Syria likely meant for attacks in Israel. "I can't think of any other purpose for them right now" per Mattis
Tough words for Russia from US SecDef Jim Mattis while meeting with Israel's defense minister, about Moscow providing S-300 to Syria. "I think anything that's done to continue this fighting in Syria is actually a tragedy" per Mattis
"We need to all get behind the Geneva Process and come to a diplomatic solution to this" Mattis said "Staffan di Mistura has been trying and Russia needs to help him if they want to see a way forward to a more stable Middle East"
"The biggest threat to stability in the MiddleEast and maybe not only the MiddleEast is Iranian threat, their efforts to undermine stability in every country-in Yemen, in Lebanon, in Syria, in Iraq" per Israel DefMin Lieberman at the Pentagon
"I hope will will translate our meeting to some very, very concrete, tangible steps on the ground," per Israel DefMin Lieberman at Pentagon
1 month ago
Amb. Peter Wilson, UK's Permanent Representative to the OPCW: "Russia and Syria's briefing at the OPCW premises today is a stunt."
Video: helicopters shelling the agricultural land near Kafr Zita1 month ago
Video: helicopters shelling the agricultural land near Kafr Zita
Video: helicopters shelling the agricultural land near Kafr Zita
Iran pushes app with 'Death to America' emoji Messenger
Afghanistan 10 new recruits of IS at Camp Mohamad Bin Mouslima al-Ansari1 month ago
#Afghanistan 10 new recruits of IS at Camp Mohamad Bin Mouslima al-Ansari
More than 40 missiles, projectiles dropped on Ltamenah, in Hama Governorate
One woman was killed and other civilians wounded by artillery shelling on the Kafr Nabuda in North Hama
Two people were found dead, killed by unidentified gunmen in Khan Sheikhun, Idlib.
Mahan Air flight W5142 from Tehran to Damascus and Cham Wings Airlines flying a circle around Rutba1 month ago
Mahan Air flight W5142 from Tehran to Damascus and Cham Wings Airlines flying a circle around Rutba
Damascus today following heavy rainfall on S. Syria.
Two Iraqi police officers killed in ISIS attack south of Kirkuk
1 month ago
Mattis Confirms French Troop Deployment in Syria
"We're continuing the fight" per SecDef Mattis "We're going to expand it and bring in more regional support, is probably the biggest shift that we're making right now" re Syria
1 month ago
Intense shelling ongoing as reports of a military action by HTS, Hurras al Deen and Jaish Izzah in Hama
1 month ago
Asked at Senate hearing about withdrawing from Syria, Defense Sec Mattis said there will be a "re-energized" fight in the Middle Euphrates River Valley against ISIS
1 month ago
The issue of Nagorno-Karabakh must be resolved exclusively in a peaceful way - Zakharova
Whatever US does, must be able to confront "all of the challenges we face from Iran"per Gen Dunford "It's the nuclear threat. It's the missile threat. It's the cyber threat. It's the maritime threat. It's the sponsorship of proxies"
Israel - Iran war? "I can see how it might start. I'm not sure when or where." per SecDef Mattis "I think that it's very like in Syria because Iran continues to do its proxy work there through Lebanese Hezbollah"
ISIS claims murder of 3 soldiers in South Damascus battle
1 month ago
Mattis says no decision has been made by Trump to withdraw from Iran deal. Reviews ongoing at moment.
Russian SAM Tor M2 spot in Syria for the first time1 month ago
Russian SAM Tor M2 spot in Syria for the first time
1 month ago
Iran, China posed to adopt joint strategy against U.S.: MEHR
1 month ago
Gunmen attack a church in Nigeria, killing at least seven, Xinhua reports, citing local media
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