Washington - Pompeo in a telephone call with Saudi Crown Prince discussed Yemen and Iran

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 October 2018
Big rally in Ingushetiya, chanting "Allakhu Akbar!"
2 week ago
Taliban claimed IED attack on coalition APC near Camp Dawyer in Garmsir Helmand this morning
2 week ago
Russia says it will take other steps will follow delivery of S-300 to Syria
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Khamenei: Recently, US pres. said to Europeans: wait a few months, Islamic Republic will fall. We remember 40 years ago when US footmen said in 6 months Islamic Republic would fall. 40 years on, the sapling has grown into a tree. Yet, this poor man bids his cohorts wishful thinking.
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Khamenei: I pointed out to the invincibility of the Iranian nation—which is, of course, because of Islam. This invincibility can be observed in the nation's victory during the Sacred Defense against Saddam's invasion and their resistance against enemies' conspiracies during 40 years.
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Khamenei: On the sovereignty of the Islamic Republic, it suffices to point out that it saved Iran from the domination of UK and U.S.; a domination that had begun in early 19th century and arrogant, merciless foreigners ruled over country's every matter.
US Secretary of State: we hope Iran does not dominate the new Iraqi government.
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Khamenei: Not just in the present time—rather, Iran's majesty is a historical matter through eras. Our dear country has managed to stand out proudly among Muslim nations—and in some epochs, among all nations in the world—on arenas of science, philosophy, politics, arts and humanities.
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Khamenei: The gist of my speech today: 1st, Iran's majesty; 2nd, Islamic Republic's sovereignty; and 3rd Iranian nation's invincibility. These are facts Iran's enemies wish we don't recognize, ignore and think otherwise about ourselves and our country. But they're too obvious to be denied.
Tu-154 RA85586 with 2 Su-34 (RF-95005  and  RF-95815) from Hmeimim to Privolzhskiy-Mozdok-Chkalovskiy2 week ago
Tu-154 #RA85586 with 2 Su-34 (RF-95005 and RF-95815) from Hmeimim to Privolzhskiy-Mozdok-Chkalovskiy
Video footage from Hajin area released by YPJ in the past day has included a captured SVBIED (only payload visible) and aftermath of an SVBIED detonation
Armen Sargsyan has supported the decision of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to dismiss the ministers from "Prosperous Armenia" and "Dashnaktsutyun" Parties, who had supported the amendments to the Regulations on the National Assembly.
Syria: while a Turkish convoy entered Greater Idlib last night, witnesses say TSK explored today the possibility to create a new position in Tell Qarqur, SE. of JisrShoghur.
2 week ago
A man and his daughter were injured by a roadside bomb in the Iqsat town in Northwest Idlib
An IED exploded underneath an ambulance in the Bassirah town, the eastern Deir Ezzor countryside, no casulaties have been reported so far
Car bomb explosion in Manbij
One member of the SDF was killed and 3 others were injured when their vehicle was hit with an improvised explosive device the city of Manbij
Four people were wounded Wednesday as two bomb blasts rocked different sites in Kirkuk province.
Houthi fighters blew up republican guard outpost in Al-Jah area.
Saudi soldiers in Marran area of Saada.2 week ago
Saudi soldiers in Marran area of Saada.
Washington - Pompeo in a telephone call with Saudi Crown Prince discussed Yemen and Iran
Twin blasts hit Kirkuk.
The Saudi King has phone call with the new Iraqi president
2 week ago
Indian intelligence agency the NIA received information that Islamic State group is planning to launch an attack on the Cuddalore Central Prison and free Ansar Meeran, a high profile Islamic State prisoner being held there.
2 week ago
Kasserine: a second soldier dead following the explosion of a mine
Protests against Hadi government in Taiz city due to bad economic situation.
2 week ago
Khamenei: The disaster of countless sexual assaults on Western women—including incidents leading to Metoo campaign— and Islam's proposal to resolve it
"It's extremely impressive" what Israel extracted from a secret warehouse about the Iran nuclear program, @AmbJohnBolton says in reply to question about whether @iaeaorg should carry out inspections there.
Palestine "is not a state now," for "a whole host of reasons," says @AmbJohnBolton.
At White House, Nat'l Security Advisor John Bolton says Iran is not decreasing it's nuclear activity, rather argues public reports say it is increasing.
Bolton: Our policy is not to change the government in Iran but to push the government there to change its behavior
US national security adviser John Bolton welcomes French steps toward an Iranian diplomat accused of plotting an attack targeting Iranian dissidents.
Qalandiya: Reports of shots fired against the Qalandiya Checkpoint.
NSA John Bolton announces U.S. withdrawal from optional protocol on dispute resolution to the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations. Says it's connected to case brought by the "so-called state of Palestine."
"Iran is a rogue government and a threat throughout the Middle East," says @AmbJohnBolton. "I don't take what they say seriously at all."
US National Security Adviser John Bolton: Iran is a rogue government and a central bank for financing terrorist activities.
State Police vehicles have left the Turkish retreat center in Ross Township. Investigators still have not said why they were there, other than they were "investigating an incident."
2 week ago
3 militants neutralized in the air-backed operation against the PKK in Siirt countryside
State Police say a security guard at the front of the Turkish retreat fired off a warning shot near the front gate where a trespasser was.2 week ago
State Police say a security guard at the front of the Turkish retreat fired off a warning shot near the front gate where a trespasser was.
Javad Zarif:US abrogated JCPOA -a multilateral accord enshrined in UNSC Resolution 2231- arguing that it seeks a bilateral treaty with Iran. Today US withdrew from an actual US-Iran treaty after the ICJ ordered it to stop violating that treaty in sanctioning Iranian people. Outlaw government.
Houthi tank was hit by air-strike in Saada.2 week ago
Houthi tank was hit by air-strike in Saada.
Israel can beat Russian-supplied S-300 air shield in Syria: minister
SDF forces in Baghouz SE Deir ez-Zur
Heavy police presence setting up a perimeter around Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen's compound on Mt. Eaton Road. Neighbors were told to stay inside. They're searching for a man dressed in black carrying a gun.2 week ago
Heavy police presence setting up a perimeter around" Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen's compound on Mt. Eaton Road. "Neighbors were told to stay inside." "They're searching for a man dressed in black carrying a gun."
Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Mahjoub told a group of reporters that Baghdad was not aware of the evidence behind Pompeo's claims
State police surround Turkish retreat center in Monroe County2 week ago
State police surround Turkish retreat center in Monroe County
2 week ago
A spokesman for the cleric says a security guard at the compound fired a warning shot at a suspected armed intruder who then fled.
2 week ago
Security guard at Pennsylvania compound of Erdogan's enemy cleric Gulen fired warning shot at suspected armed intruder who then fled, no injuries known, police were summoned: Gulen spokesman
Pompeo calls Russia's delivery of S-300s to Syria a "serious escalation"
2 week ago
Germany calls for increased pressure to reach a political solution in Syria
2 week ago
The Death of "Ahmad Abu Habil, 15 years old" by Israeli forces during his participation in the "GreatReturnMarch" on the northern border of the Gaza Strip
2 week ago
Palestinian killed by Israeli gunfire on rioters in Northern Gaza strip
Ukrainian freighter lands in Benina airport in Benghazi coming from Holland in an unscheduled flight
Department of State:[email protected]: The United States will continue to stand with the people of Iraq as they chart a future based on Iraqi interests, not those dictated by Iran.
Pompeo: Washington ends "Treaty of Friendship" with Iran signed in 1955
Pompeo: What Iran is doing is just an attempt to counter US sanctions
Pompeo: The United States formally terminates the 1953 agreement with Iran
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Pompeo: The only way to resolve differences with Iran is to stop its terrorist actions around the world
Pompio: The decision of the International Tribunal is another defeat for Iran
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: Iran is using the International Court for propaganda purposes
Lebanese PM @saadhariri from Baabda: I agreed with President Aoun on necessity of speeding up gov't formation process, and we're going to have another meeting soon.
Pompeo says Iran is origin of current threat to U.S. missions in Baghdad and Basra
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait to sign agreement providing support to Jordan
The STC called the Southern people in a statement declared an hour ago to lead an "Intifada" against the government and to take control over the sovereign economic institutions in the South , accusing the government of driving the Southern captured areas into a famine
Deir al-Azur Eastern countryside: a car bomb exploded near a checkpoint in the town of Kharanij
2 week ago
Turkey's parliament has extended its authorization of cross-border military operations in Iraq and Syria: state media
Fmr. Lebanese President Michel Sleiman: After delivery of Russian S-300 defense system to Syria, [Lebanon's] national interest requires not turning Lebanon into a battleground for regional conflicts, particularly the Israeli-Iranian one.
Rioting near Beit Hanun checkpoint in Nothern Gaza
Deir ez-Zur: Coalition targeted al-Sousah town in al-Bokamal countryside by many airstrikes. One woman killed
In Feb Italian ENI reported that, had struck a major gas formation at Calypso field (48km/26ml to TR EEZ) in Block 6,which lies on the continental shelf claimed by Turkey. Also Turkish Cyprus awarded the rights of contested block overlapping Block 3 to Turkish oil company
Stratfor: The outbreak of conflict in Syria in 2011, which quickly escalated to a full-blown civil war, has done tremendous damage to the country. One compelling way to visualize the devastation is using satellite night-light imagery.2 week ago
Stratfor: The outbreak of conflict in Syria in 2011, which quickly escalated to a full-blown civil war, has done tremendous damage to the country. One compelling way to visualize the devastation is using satellite night-light imagery.
The @USEmbBaghdad congratulates Barham Salih on his election as the new President of the Republic of Iraq.
ISIS conducted 3 hit and run attacks, 1 near Ramadi, 1 in Kirkuk and 1 in north Baghdad, these were intel led hits killing 5 secuirty personnel, 2 officers and 1 intel staffer, Daesh using mixed tactics across Iraq
2 week ago
ISIS claims killing up to 47 shias , including 20 off duty security personnel, through 2 IED blasts targeting their buses in the Sha-ab area of Baghdad, Iraq.
2 week ago
Raqqa: Three SDF of members were killed by an IED explosion near Al-Akershi village, south of Raqqa.
Two children were injured when UXO left after Russian strikes on Tall Bajir, Aleppo exploded
Iraqi, Russian, Iranian and Syrian officials and senior military personnel celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the establishment of Intelligence Sharing centre
Iraqi troops killed on Wednesday four militants and destroyed two booby-trapped vehicles in the Hamrin Mountains in northeast Iraq.
More photographs from Kandahar Air Field of the two USMC F-35Bs that carried out first ever air strike of a US F-35 on Sept. 27. The two aircraft, Modex CF-00 and -01, made a stopover in KAF before returning to USS Essex.2 week ago
More photographs from Kandahar Air Field of the two USMC F-35Bs that carried out first ever air strike of a US F-35 on Sept. 27. The two aircraft, Modex CF-00 and -01, made a stopover in KAF before returning to USS Essex.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami hailed a recent missile attack by IRGC on militants in Syria and vowed the Islamic Republic's next moves in retaliation for a recent terrorist attack on people in the city of Ahvaz
The coalition facilitates the transfer of the sons of former President Saleh from Sanaa to Jordan
Southern Transitional Council: We call upon the local authorities in the southern governorates to define a clear position of the people's uprising.
Settlers cut 35 olive trees near the town of Tirmasiya north of Ramallah today.2 week ago
Settlers cut 35 olive trees near the town of Tirmasiya north of Ramallah today.
Gaza: An explosion was heard on the Hamas site in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip2 week ago
Gaza: An explosion was heard on the Hamas site in Deir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip
12th day of trucker strikes in Iran.2 week ago
12th day of trucker strikes in Iran.
South Syria: video showing Offensive to capture Safa Volcano from ISIS. Recent days skirmishes resumed in NE. Suweida countryside meaning IS has still presence besides Safa front.
The Kremlin will again increase subsidies (by +12%) for Chechnya and Dagestan in 2019, new budget reveals. Both regions are in the top five most subsidized in Russia. Other top-5 members (Yakutia, Altai, Kamchatka) get no increase.
IS took credit for grenade attack on SDF CP in Dashisha SE Hasakah province
IS claimed at least 2 attacks in Raqqa and its surroundings. One was confirmed by local sources
2 week ago
Israeli forces close Beit El checkpoint until further notice
Iranian troops (Pasdar) on the borders of the Kurdistan Region, on the part of the city of Sulaymaniyah and strengthen its forces on the borders of the province of Arbil2 week ago
Iranian troops (Pasdar) on the borders of the Kurdistan Region, on the part of the city of Sulaymaniyah and strengthen its forces on the borders of the province of Arbil
South Syria: ISIS executed a 2nd hostage (pic) abducted in July in E. Suweida. In video dated 2nd Oct., IS threatens to kill whole group of women and children within 3 days if Offensive continues on Safa front and asks liberation of prisoners.2 week ago
South Syria: ISIS executed a 2nd hostage (pic) abducted in July in E. Suweida. In video dated 2nd Oct., IS threatens to kill whole group of women and children within 3 days if Offensive continues on Safa front and asks liberation of prisoners.
Multiple loud explosions heard in Gaza. not sure where, but sound seems to be coming from the east.
2 week ago
Putin calls for pursuing objective of no troops of third countries, including Russia, in Syria
Turkish convoy from Kafr Losen (by Bab al-Hawa) towards the southern countryside of Idlib and the countryside of Hama
Turkish convoy from Kafr Losen (by Bab al-Hawa) towards the southern countryside of Idlib and the countryside of Hama
Fire from incendiary kite at Kissufim
One police, one civilian injured in motorbike bomb blast in PD 2 of Kandahar city: officials
15 militants killed in an exchange of fire with the Egyptian police in Arish in northern Sinai
Israeli setters set fire to a Palestinian house in Hebron.
MP FaiqSheikhAli: There are MPs who rebelled against their leaders during the election of Barham Saleh as President of Iraq.
2 week ago
Prominent Saudi journalist Khashoggi still in consulate in Istanbul, according to senior Turkish government official (Reuters)
A meeting is taking place in Ain al Issa where more will be made clear about the new North and East of Syria administration.
2 week ago
Libya to buy wheat from Russia for 700 million dollars
The Internal Security Forces in Menbij have arrested five thieves On Tuesday, 2 October, the Internal Security Forces arrested a group of five thieves in the city of Manbij.
Iraqi Border Guards complete phase 2 of the fortification process along the expanse with Syria. Focused primarily on the installation of the barbed wire fence.
"Israel Won't Stop Ops in Syria Despite S-300 Delivery" - Israel Defense Minister @AvigdorLiberman
Two military Antonov An-30 and An-32 have been destroyed in a ground collision on the runway at Khartoum Intl Airport (KRT, HSSS), Sudan. No information about casualties yet. The airport was closed until further notice.2 week ago
Two military Antonov An-30 and An-32 have been destroyed in a ground collision on the runway at Khartoum Intl Airport (KRT, HSSS), Sudan. No information about casualties yet. The airport was closed until further notice.
2 week ago
NATO convoy attacked in Parwan; no casualties
Video: YPJ during operation Jazira Storm
Italy to hold Libya conference in Palermo on 12-13 November
Hezbollah bloc hails FM Bassil's move which refuted "Israeli lies" before public opinion
The Prime Minister @RamiHamdalla calls Germany to take immediate action to pressure Israel to stop its violations, especially in Al Khan Al Ahmar2 week ago
The Prime Minister @RamiHamdalla calls Germany to take immediate action to pressure Israel to stop its violations, especially in Al Khan Al Ahmar
Hellenic AF AEWandC (374 / E-145) doing tracks W of Cyprus as USAF RC-135V Rivet Joint 64-14848 snooping to the east
UH EMS volunteers are on scene assisting firefighters and standing by in case any injuries are reported from a Brush Fire that is currently burning in MevaseretZion2 week ago
UH EMS volunteers are on scene assisting firefighters and standing by in case any injuries are reported from a Brush Fire that is currently burning in MevaseretZion
Hezbollah's parliamentary bloc: The resistance stands by President Aoun in a bid to preserve Lebanon's sovereignty
Gunmen reportedly abduct former Benghazi mayor
2 week ago
UN court issues interim order to United States to lift Iran sanctions linked to humanitarian goods, civil aviation.
A large group of balloons, with a number of suspicious items attached to it, landed in one of the communities in the Gaza vicinity. A sapper on the way to the place2 week ago
A large group of balloons, with a number of suspicious items attached to it, landed in one of the communities in the Gaza vicinity. A sapper on the way to the place
Reuters: International Court of Justice calls on America and Iran to stop escalation of conflict
2 week ago
Climbing out from Latakia AB Used for transporting Russian S-300 air defence systems to Syria Russia Russian Air Force An124 RA82032 RFF8053
Armenian parliament tried to convene, but no session was held due to absence of quorum.
Amina Omar: We are always ready to dialogue with the Syrian government with a view to political solution The joint president of MSD Amina Omar said that they believe that "political dialogue is the most successful way to end the Syrian crisis"..
Inauguration ceremony of the Iraqi President Barham Salih at al-Salam Presidential Palace in Baghdad.
The outcome of clashes in the operation to defeat terrorism of 02.10.2018. 11 IS militants were killed
2 week ago
Israeli air force to step up use of F-35 stealth fighters in response to Russia's S-300 handover to Syria.
Turkey's annual inflation hits 24.52% in September.  Lira is 6.07 against Dollar2 week ago
Turkey's annual inflation hits 24.52% in September. Lira is 6.07 against Dollar
Hama: artillery shelling by the Assad forces targeting the agricultural land of the city of Morek in the northern countryside
2 more protesters against land deal with Chechnya were detained in Ingushetiya. Jailed for 12 days
SAA artillery shelled rebels positions around Lataminah and Morek in northern Hama countryside
Russian TV releases footage of an S-300 battery being unloaded from a Russian plane in Syria
Trump: We defend countries but they exploit us and raise oil prices and they have to stop it
USA welcomes the new France actions against Iran terror plans in Europian countries
Russian Defence Ministry shares first photos and video footage of the Russian S-300 air defence systems arriving in Syria
Egypt- ISIS claim 2 attacks in North Sinai: sniper fire killing one soldier at checkpoint near Rafah, and an IED targeting a foot patrol that killed 3 soldiers
From inside One of the New Suez Canal Tunnels in Ismailia which connect Egypt Mainland with The Sinai Peninsula, awaiting the opening ceremony of this Major project with the attendance of President Al-Sisi.
A well-informed Turkish/Iranian Website says that a meeting held in Tehran between the Syrian government and Turkish Govt, a plan has been prepared between both sides to work on the American presence in Eastern of Euphrates and coordination about Idlib.
2 week ago
Islamic State's Khurasan province issued this statement on its attack targeting a political rally in Nangarhar, Afghanistan for a parliamentary candidate. It notes the terrorist responsible for the attack was known as Luqman al-Khurasani.
Pashinyan: This is a new, completely new, phase. In your chants, your posts, your expressions, refrain from personal insults aimed at any political figures, from any party.
Pashinyan: It was a cordial, friendly atmosphere. We drank coffee, and talked. The conversation was not conclusive.
It's 1am in Armenia. Pashinyan just walked out of the room where he was negotiating with Ara Babloyan, Speaker of the Parliament.
PM Nikol Pashinyan has been inside parliament for two hours negotiating to resolve the issue of snap elections in the country. Thousands continue to remain on the grounds of the parliament, waiting to hear the results.
Night confusion rioting East of Jabalia camp in Northern Gaza strip2 week ago
"Night confusion" rioting East of Jabalia camp in Northern Gaza strip
2 week ago
Saudi border guards: 3 crew members of a fishing boat were attacked in the Gulf waters
Pashinyan continues to negotiate with National Assembly Speaker Ara Babloyan (Member of the Republican Party), behind closed doors. Meanwhile, thousands waiting outside, holding posters demanding the Republican and Prosperous Armenia parties to resign.
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