WH says Pres Trump's departure for his golf club this morning was delayed by a phone call with Saudi King Salman.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 October 2018
Pouya Air Ilyushin Il-76TD cargo airliner, (a.k.a. YAS AIR; a.k.a. YAS AIR KISH; a.k.a. YASAIR Cargo) listed by @USTreasury OFAC/SDN on 15/9/14 -also subject to secondary sanctions SDGT/IRGC/IFSR- flew from Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Mehrabad. Landed around 14:00GMT3 week ago
Pouya Air Ilyushin Il-76TD cargo airliner, (a.k.a. YAS AIR; a.k.a. YAS AIR KISH; a.k.a. YASAIR Cargo) listed by @USTreasury OFAC/SDN on 15/9/14 -also subject to secondary sanctions SDGT/IRGC/IFSR- flew from Moscow Vnukovo to Tehran Mehrabad. Landed around 14:00GMT
Israel Defense Forces:Israel's Minister of Defense, @AvigdorLiberman, and the CO of the Northern Command authorized the reopening of the Alpha gate of the Quneitra Crossing between Israel and Syria, allowing the @UN to resume activity  the crossing pending Syria's reopening their side (Bravo gate).3 week ago
Israel Defense Forces:Israel's Minister of Defense, @AvigdorLiberman, and the CO of the Northern Command authorized the reopening of the Alpha gate of the Quneitra Crossing between Israel and Syria, allowing the @UN to resume activity the crossing pending Syria's reopening their side (Bravo gate).
IED hit military vehicle belonging to the 1-st Amaliqa brigade in Al-Mocha town.3 week ago
IED hit military vehicle belonging to the 1-st Amaliqa brigade in Al-Mocha town.
U.S. Central Command:A U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter prepares for liftoff during offensive operations against the Taliban in Tarin Kot district, Uruzgan province. Afghan commandos freed civilians from the Taliban.3 week ago
U.S. Central Command:A U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter prepares for liftoff during offensive operations against the Taliban in Tarin Kot district, Uruzgan province. Afghan commandos freed civilians from the Taliban.
3 week ago
King Salman discussed with Trump during the telephone call the stability of oil markets
3 week ago
In telephone conversation King Salman and Trump discussed the strategic partnership between the two countries
3 week ago
UAE: We are keen to provide assistance to areas affected by wars and natural disasters
3 week ago
Indian Army sources deny reports of casualties at LoC Tangdhar. There was a major infiltration attempt, followed by a heavy ceasefire violation between 7.15-8.30pm. Indian Army troops engaged, responded. No report of any casualties at the moment. Details awaited.
3 week ago
Hamas fired seven test missiles at sea today
3 week ago
Iran to shut border crossings with KRG Sun. as Iraqi Kurds hold elections
3 week ago
Bahraini Foreign Minister: Qatar has worked to support and finance terrorism
3 week ago
Bahraini Foreign Minister: Qatar contradicts the concept of collective security
3 week ago
Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa: Iran adopts sabotage policy and supports terrorist groups
3 week ago
Netanyahu asked al-Sisi to pressure Abbas to remove economic sanctions on Gaza, calling it 'final blow' to already dire economic situation, official says
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the KDP candidate for the Iraqi presidency meet in Baghdad.3 week ago
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the KDP candidate for the Iraqi presidency meet in Baghdad.
3 week ago
Senior Israeli official admits that the S-300 system in Syria would be an uneasy challenge for the air force
3 week ago
Syriangovernment forces arrested Thyab al Dahi in al Harra city in Daraa suburbs, Sep 28. Syria
Passengers, crew survive plane crash near Kifri3 week ago
Passengers, crew survive plane crash near Kifri
3 week ago
Indian, Pakistani troops trade heavy fire along LoC in J-K's Kupwara
Turkish President Erodgan is currently giving his speech at the city's new central mosque.   Residents of close by buildings have decided to take an interesting protesting tactic: Playing Cologne Carnival music at full volume.3 week ago
Turkish President Erodgan is currently giving his speech at the city's new central mosque. Residents of close by buildings have decided to take an interesting protesting tactic: Playing Cologne Carnival music at full volume.
Gaza: Sons of Zawari showing off some of what they have made. It's some type of incendiary device but the blue part at the end is different.3 week ago
Gaza: Sons of Zawari showing off some of what they have made. It's some type of incendiary device but the blue part at the end is different.
3 week ago
Defence sources said the Pakistan Army resorted to an unprovoked ceasefire violation on the LoC in Karnah sector of Kupwara district.
Just over Baghdad: Transport from Monchegorsk: RuAF 224th Flight Unit Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan heavy lifter plane departed Monchegorsk RuAF base in Murmansk approx 24h ago, stopover in Mozdok and   flying to Humaymim Latakia  Caspian, Iraq and Iran.3 week ago
Just over Baghdad: Transport from Monchegorsk: RuAF 224th Flight Unit Antonov An-124-100 Ruslan heavy lifter plane departed Monchegorsk RuAF base in Murmansk approx 24h ago, stopover in Mozdok and flying to Humaymim Latakia Caspian, Iraq and Iran.
3 week ago
WH says Pres Trump's departure for his golf club this morning was delayed by a phone call with Saudi King Salman.
3 week ago
Heavy clashes reported between Pakistan Army and Indian Army along LoC.
3 week ago
Jammu And Kashmir: Ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Saidpora village of Tangdar in Kupwara district in north Kashmir. Heavy firing presently on.
ISIS targeted advancing SDF troops near Al Susah, Eastern Deir ez-Zur with 2 car bombs
3 week ago
Turkish president says he stressed in Germany two countries need to focus on common interests and put clash of ideas aside
3 week ago
Syria at UN calls on US, French, Turkish forces to 'withdraw immediately'
3 week ago
[email protected] sources on implementation of Idlib deal, following Russian-Turkish technical talks: 15-20km demilitarized zone entirely inside rebel territory, includes Jisr al-Shughour, Ma'arat al-Nu'man, Saraqib, towns south and west Aleppo; not Idlib city
Pro-Hadi forces in Jawf province. BTR-80A on the first picture.3 week ago
Pro-Hadi forces in Jawf province. BTR-80A on the first picture.
3 week ago
Iran Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi: The ridiculous justification for closing the US consulate in Basra raises doubts
North Hama faction Jeish al-Izzah figures out Idlib demilitarized zone – which it had initially welcomed – isn't split equally across front line, but is instead entirely inside rebel territory, will involve joint patrols and inspections by Turkey and Damascus's Russian ally.3 week ago
North Hama faction Jeish al-Izzah figures out Idlib demilitarized zone – which it had initially welcomed – isn't split equally across front line, but is instead entirely inside rebel territory, will involve joint patrols and inspections by Turkey and Damascus's Russian ally.
3 week ago
Jaish Al-Izza confirms its rejection of the demilitarized zone in the rebel areas only
3 week ago
SOHR: In the anniversary of declaring its "caliphate", about 10 members of ISIS cell in al- Raqqa –its former capital in Syria– are killed, imprisoned, and escaped during an attempt to raise its flag
U.S. Central Command:Coalition partners provided support to Operation Roundup, the military offensive to accelerate the defeat of ISIS in the Middle Euphrates River Valley and Syria-Iraq border region
3 week ago
Iraqi Security Forces arrest 2 militants planting improvised explosive devices in street in Sayyidiya area of south Baghdad.
Houthi attack south of Hodeidah airport.3 week ago
Houthi attack south of Hodeidah airport.
Thousends of Turks came to see Erdogan's opening of the DITIB mosque in Cologne, which is the biggest in Germany.3 week ago
Thousends of Turks came to see Erdogan's opening of the DITIB mosque in Cologne, which is the biggest in Germany.
Pro-Hadi lieutenant colonel Abdullah Mohsen Al-Abdali was injured in Baqim district of Saada. Today he died after unsuccessful surgery. Al-Abdali was from Marib tribes.3 week ago
Pro-Hadi lieutenant colonel Abdullah Mohsen Al-Abdali was injured in Baqim district of Saada. Today he died after unsuccessful surgery. Al-Abdali was from Marib tribes.
No casualties reported in emergency Iraqi fighter jet landing around Khurmatu - MoD3 week ago
No casualties reported in emergency Iraqi fighter jet landing around Khurmatu - MoD
In Hays town outskirts, Amaliqa forces captured some weapons from Houthi, one fighter and destroyed MT-12 gun.3 week ago
In Hays town outskirts, Amaliqa forces captured some weapons from Houthi, one fighter and destroyed MT-12 gun.
3 week ago
At least eight Afghan National Army (ANA) crew were killed or wounded when their helicopter crashed in Koh Safi district of central Parwan province on Saturday, an official said.
Tribal Leaders from the Rukban camp met in the 55km area with tribal leaders from Damascus.3 week ago
Tribal Leaders from the Rukban camp met in the 55km area with tribal leaders from Damascus.
Houthis destroyed pro-Hadi forces vehicle in Al-Muhashama district, Jawf governorate.3 week ago
Houthis destroyed pro-Hadi forces vehicle in Al-Muhashama district, Jawf governorate.
3 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Iraq today is a united, strong nation that can look forward to a better future with confidence
Libya- at least 6 militiamen from Chad killed. 6 LNA fighters wounded in clashes near al-Jaghbub, close to the border with Egypt3 week ago
Libya- at least 6 militiamen from Chad killed. 6 LNA fighters wounded in clashes near al-Jaghbub, close to the border with Egypt
Tunisia- TAF stopped vehicle that crossed over from Libya at Borj al-Khadra, at the tri-border area with Algeria. Aboard the vehicle were 2 AKs, a hunting rifle, ammo and 3 men without documents, who claimed they're camel herders from Sinawin (Libya)3 week ago
Tunisia- TAF stopped vehicle that crossed over from Libya at Borj al-Khadra, at the tri-border area with Algeria. Aboard the vehicle were 2 AKs, a hunting rifle, ammo and 3 men without documents, who claimed they're camel herders from Sinawin (Libya)
Operation JazeeraStorm fighters of SDF arrested ISIS members with a huge ammunition cache and explosive devices and detonation pins.3 week ago
Operation #JazeeraStorm fighters of SDF arrested ISIS members with a huge ammunition cache and explosive devices and detonation pins.
Egypt- photos of pro-government Bedouin militiamen in counter-ISIS operations with army forces in North Sinai3 week ago
Egypt- photos of pro-government Bedouin militiamen in counter-ISIS operations with army forces in North Sinai
3 week ago
Depreciation of the Yemeni rial continues; it's nearing 700 to a dollar in exchange bureaus in both Aden and Sanaa.
3 week ago
Iraqi MP from Basra: the statements of some MPs are what caused the US to close its consulate in Basra. They made statements that US was behind Basra protests.
A slight change in the unofficial results for the early voting in the Kurdistan Region.3 week ago
A slight change in the unofficial results for the early voting in the Kurdistan Region.
South Syria: 3 other soldiers were killed by mines/IEDs planted by ISIS in Yarmouk Basin (W. Daraa). 2 more wounded.3 week ago
South Syria: 3 other soldiers were killed by mines/IEDs planted by ISIS in Yarmouk Basin (W. Daraa). 2 more wounded.
3 week ago
The Battle for Al-Susah has began,reports that SDF has entered Al-Susah
3 week ago
A joint Hamas and PIJ delegation is leaving for Cairo to discuss the situation in Gaza
3 week ago
After the Syria`s government announcement of opening "Nasseb-Jaber" Cross Border Point, The Jordan`s Govt respond that the border point is still closed.
Syrian government put new Hafez Assad monument at southern entrance of DeirEzZor city3 week ago
Syrian government put new Hafez Assad monument at southern entrance of DeirEzZor city
3 week ago
RUAF An-124 82035 Olenegorsk-Mozdok
The opening of the Nasib border crossing with Jordan officially began and the return of the movement of trucks and transit to and from Syria3 week ago
The opening of the Nasib border crossing with Jordan officially began and the return of the movement of trucks and transit to and from Syria
3 week ago
Israel Defense Forces:Shots were fired at an Israeli army post near Jalazone refugee camp, north of Jerusalem last night. No injuries or damage reported.
3 week ago
Strategic Larkhab valley (9 villages - Bagh Qazi, Shora Zar, Yak Tut, Babarya, Khwaja Safa, Mangak, Qala Eshan, Karamli and Qala Badak) in Doshi district Baghlan falls completely under Taliban control
3 week ago
US State Department orders the departure of its employees from the Basra Consulate in Iraq.
3 week ago
Iraqi government regrets US's decision to withdraw US consular staff from Basrah, Iraq is committed to protect and secure foreign diplomatic missions - MFA
3 week ago
SDF is attempting to advance on Al-Mouzan front near Al-Susah
SDF is facing difficulty in entering Al-Marashidah,due to ISIS resistance there and the geography
SDF is attempting to advance towards Al-Susah,but is facing heavy ISIS resistance
3 week ago
Lavrov: There are some speculations about the future fate of Jabhat an-Nusra in Syria Idlib de-militarization zone that its militants could be transported elsewhere, like to Afghanistan. This is absolutely unacceptable. They must be either eliminated or jailed.
3 week ago
Lavrov: No one insists that the decision reached by Putin and Erdogan on Idlib Syria dotted all "i's" once and for all. It is not the final roadmap to settle the issue. It is gonna be discussed and adjusted in the process of implementation.
Photos of demonstration in Jisr al-Shughur3 week ago
Photos of demonstration in Jisr al-Shughur
3 week ago
Syrian Observatory: Turkey calls on the factions in Idlib to begin withdrawal to 20 km from its areas
3 week ago
Pashinyan and Aliyev agree to prevent incidents and reduce border tension
3 week ago
Palestine files complaint before Intl Court of Justice against US for moving embassy to Jerusalem illegally.
3 week ago
[email protected]_barzani meets with PUK candidate for Iraqi presidency.
Four activists were fined after protests in Sunzha and Magas.3 week ago
Four activists were fined after protests in Sunzha and Magas.
Yemeni VP @alimohsnalahmar visited different fronts on the border with Saada province.3 week ago
Yemeni VP @alimohsnalahmar visited different fronts on the border with Saada province.
3 week ago
A 7th death reported in Gaza tonight from Israeli army fire on protesters at Gaza's perimeter
One of the two UAV downed in the Rafah area, in the southern part of the Strip.3 week ago
One of the two UAV downed in the Rafah area, in the southern part of the Strip.
3 week ago
RUAF An-124 82010 landed Latakia
3 week ago
Qatar's foreign minister: the blockade countries should review their illegal measures against Qatar
3 week ago
Jordanian Foreign Minister: We are working to reach a political solution to the Syrian crisis that gave birth to destruction in this country
Houthis attacked Amaliqa forces positions near Kilo 16. First MRAP was hit by RPG, second was burnt.3 week ago
Houthis attacked Amaliqa forces positions near Kilo 16. First MRAP was hit by RPG, second was burnt.
An124 preparing for landing in Lattakia Syria3 week ago
An124 preparing for landing in Lattakia Syria
From Basra tonight: Protesters gather at Abdul Kareem Kassim Square to discuss mass demonstrations.3 week ago
From Basra tonight: Protesters gather at Abdul Kareem Kassim Square to discuss mass demonstrations.
3 week ago
Ingushetiya: MLRS missile from Tarskiy firing range during training failed and has fallen near populated village
3 week ago
Gaza's health ministry says six Palestinians killed, including a 14yr old boy and another 560 injured as over 20k Palestinians riot along Gaza/Israel security fence
3 week ago
U.N. human rights experts criticise Egypt for its use of anti-terrorism laws to detain activists fighting for women's rights and against graft, torture and extra-judicial killings.
3 week ago
IDF aircraft on Friday evening carried out an attack in northern Gaza in response to a number of grenades and explosive devices that were thrown at Israeli forces during violent disturbances along the security fence
Clashes that broke out this evening in the town of Kafr Qaddum Qalqilya district.3 week ago
Clashes that broke out this evening in the town of Kafr Qaddum Qalqilya district.
This is the first official announcement that the latest assassinations in Iraq were not coincidental. PM Haidar Abadi directs security forces to focus efforts to take action on murders that happened high level implementation in concurrent timing in Baghdad and Basra3 week ago
This is the first official announcement that the latest assassinations in Iraq were not coincidental. PM Haidar Abadi directs security forces to focus efforts to take action on murders that happened high level implementation in concurrent timing in Baghdad and Basra
Clashes that broke out on the eastern Gaza border3 week ago
Clashes that broke out on the eastern Gaza border
Aerial view of Return march in Eastern Gaza3 week ago
Aerial view of "Return march" in Eastern Gaza
Moment of sniper shot rioter east to Bureij Refugee camp3 week ago
Moment of sniper shot rioter east to Bureij Refugee camp
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