Moscow says Russian forces are conducting exercises in the Mediterranean with 25 ships, 30 aircrafts

Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 September 2018
Iran is a major contributor to the Syrian missile project, including building the new SSM facility near Baniyas.3 week ago
Iran is a major contributor to the Syrian missile project, including building the new SSM facility near Baniyas.
Southern and pro-Hadi forces trying to advance from Shurayjah town.
Clashes in Faryab as Taliban advancing towards Maymana.  Fighting in Faryab also reflects to the situation in neighboring Jawzjan and Sarepol provinces Afghanistan3 week ago
Clashes in Faryab as Taliban advancing towards Maymana. Fighting in Faryab also reflects to the situation in neighboring Jawzjan and Sarepol provinces Afghanistan
Night protest in Basra
Amb Roebuck, Senior Advisor to President Envoy McGurk, during a meeting with tribal sheikhs in Deir Ezzor: We want to ensure the withdrawal of all Iranian forces and their proxies. The Geneva process remains an important element, and we are working to invigorate that process.
Brett McGurk: Okay, so this meeting and many other meetings being reported in Iraqi media over the past few days never happened. (on meeting with Hadi al-Amiri, head of Fatih)
Iraq: Abadi exempts Faleh al-Fayyad from his duties as national security adviser and head of the popular mobilization and the national security apparatus
Houthi ATGM strike hit vehicle with ZU-23 gun in Baqim district of Saada.3 week ago
Houthi ATGM strike hit vehicle with ZU-23 gun in Baqim district of Saada.
Isis claims to have killed an SDF member in Manbij.
Taliban calls on Afghan forces to attack Dutch troops who're stationed in Afghanistan in retaliation for Netherlands's attempt to engage in blasphemous activity.3 week ago
Taliban calls on Afghan forces to attack Dutch troops who're stationed in Afghanistan in retaliation for Netherlands's attempt to engage in blasphemous activity.
UN Security Council unanimously votes to renew UNIFIL mandate
.@US5thFleet on seizure of over 1,000 weapons from a skiff in international waters, near Yemen, in the Gulf of Aden3 week ago
[email protected] on seizure of "over 1,000 weapons" from a skiff in international waters, near Yemen, in the Gulf of Aden
DeirEzzor: Iranian fighters were killed and wounded after a convoy coming from Iraq was ambushed by ISIS in al-Bokamal desert
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Friday 31st August  Russia Russian 'FIRING NAVY EXERCISES' off the Syria coast - Surface to 66,000ft.3 week ago
NOTAM and navigation warnings in force around Cyprus for Friday 31st August Russia Russian 'FIRING NAVY EXERCISES' off the Syria coast - Surface to 66,000ft.
SAA artillery shelling Khalasah village in Southern Aleppo countryside
3 week ago
SAA and its allies are on a high alert for unknown reason.
SAA artillery pounding Al Ghabirah and Tall Othman in Northern Hama
Tunisia: Five more TAF soldiers wounded by the explosion of an IED amidst combing operation in the heights of Kasserine
3 week ago
Turkey collaborating with Russia and Iran to prevent another Aleppo-like disaster in Syria's Idlib: President Erdogan
3 week ago
Syrian FM: I'm unaware of Kurdish rights in Syria's new constitution.
US rejected the Iraq's request to exempt from US Sanctions on Iran. An Iraqi official has just told me that US Officials told iraqi embassy in Washington that they most give another request letter that contain the name of all materials which Iraq want them to not include in.
Assad government forces heavy artillery shelling of the axis of Kabani [كباني] at Jabal al-Akrad Latakia
TSK relocates the commando units stationed in border stations near Afrin to border stations near Idlib with Kirpi and Kirpi II armoured vehicles.3 week ago
TSK relocates the commando units stationed in border stations near Afrin to border stations near Idlib with Kirpi and Kirpi II armoured vehicles.
Iraqi Ninawa Police arrest 26 ISIS near Badush prison 30 kilometers west of Mosul. ISIS was armed with light weapons including silenced weapons and hand grenades.
[email protected]_mcgurk met with leader of Iran-backed al-Fatih Hadi al-Amiri. Amiri warned the US envoy: "Any government formed with the US meddling would be toppled within two months."
New @imagesatint images reveal Iran is building a new surface-to-surface missile factory in Syria
3 week ago
[email protected]: 800 US troops will take part in a joint military exercise with Egypt, Bright Star 2018
3 week ago
Syrian foreign minister Walid Muallem says Damascus is determined to 'capture all of Syria' despite Western 'aggression'
YPG claims it killed rebel commander, 18 fighters in Afrin
Protest in Basra now
3 week ago
U.S. army sergeant in Hawaii admits supporting Islamic State
Trump admin. is weighing plan to send 100s of captured ISIS fighters to an Iraqi prison, and several of the highest-value fighters to Guantanamo, according to 5 US officials and 2 European diplomats.
3 week ago
Khamenei: EidMubarak to you. [Felicitations on EidAlGhadir]. May God, for the blessings of this great Eid and the memory of ImamAli (a.s.), always enlighten your hearts with His mercy, calm and peace.
Syria: significant movement today of SyAF warplanes leaving Airbases in Eastern Damascus desert.
Syria says it will 'go all the way' in rebel-held Idlib
Iranian FM Javad Zarif arrives in Pakistan, the first foreign dignitary to visit Pakistan since the new government took over
3 week ago
Khamenei: Negotiations with former U.S. officials, who at least saved some face, bore such results. With current brazen U.S. officials—who have unsheathed their swords against Iranians—what negotiations can we have? Thus no negotiations with any U.S. official at any level will be held.
3 week ago
Khamenei: Negotiations with Iran is what all U.S. governments need. They need to maneuver and pretend that, "we have even made the Islamic Republic of Iran sit at the negotiations table." So, like I previously elaborated and argued, no negotiations will be held with U.S. officials.
Syrian troops split ISIS pocket following swift advance in Sweida desert
Syria several civilians injured in an explosion in Al-Sa'aa Roundabout in Idlib city
US-led coalition seems to have deployed some kind of (SAM) system, covered with a desert camo net, in Al-Tanf, Syria
Artillery shelling with combustible materials by the government forces targeted the town of Bdama in the western countryside of Idlib, causing several fires in the civilian territory. Civil Defense teams went to the site and inspected the damage and extinguished the fire.
3 week ago
Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions: IAEA report
Operations in Sinai continue, 13 militants reportedly killed
Houthi showed wreckage of downed Saudi CH-4B Armed Drone near Tuwal border crossing.3 week ago
Houthi showed wreckage of downed Saudi CH-4B Armed Drone near Tuwal border crossing.
Turkish forces being deployed to the Syrian border today3 week ago
Turkish forces being deployed to the Syrian border today
In phone call, Afghan foreign minister asks Dutch counterpart to ban planned Prophet Mohammad cartoon contest
Al Sisi appoints General Sherif Seif El-Deen as the new Head of Administrative Control Authority
Person wounded by IED in Manbij
3 week ago
It's propaganda
Spox of MFA Russia Zakharova: Plus, according to the Russian Reconciliation Centre, representatives of the White Helmets delivered a large load of toxic substances to the Ahrar al-Sham's weapons, fuel and lubricants storage facility in Saraqib, Idlib Province
3 week ago
It's propaganda
Spox of MFA of Russia Zakharova: We must note that according to available data, 8 barrels of chlorine and MLRS ammunition to be charged with this chlorine were delivered to the Idlib de-escalation zone, namely to Jisr ash-Shugur, on August 23-24
3 week ago
UN Syria envoy de Mistura calls for setting up humanitarian corridor to allow civilians to leave Idlib, with UN involvement
3 week ago
Kremlin says situation in Syria has potential to get more complicated, Idlib province situation could be better
3 week ago
De Mistura: The Syrian government and the Nusra Front are capable of launching chlorine attacks
3 week ago
UN estimates around 10,000 al Nusra and al Qaeda "militants" in Idlib who need to be defeated: UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura
3 week ago
UN Syria envoy de Mistura says there is potentially a perfect storm coming in Syria's Idlib
3 week ago
De Mistura: Al-Qaeda and Al Nusra elements must be defeated in Idlib
3 week ago
Russia to hold naval exercises in the Mediterranean Sea from Sept. 1 to Sept. 8, 25 vessels and 30 planes would take part
KRG @PMBarzani and Russian energy officials talk oil and gas and historic ties
Saa artillery shelling Bdama town in Western Idlib with incendiary ammunition
3 week ago
Azerbaijan declares @DanBilzerian wanted by Interpol.
3 week ago
Turkish defense Minister discusses Idlib, Manbij with Russian counterpart
3 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: the @IraqiGovt is committed to continuing its work and supporting the private sector and ensuring economic reform
3 week ago
Moscow says Russian forces are conducting exercises in the Mediterranean with 25 ships, 30 aircrafts
Tunisia: Soldier wounded by the explosion of an IED in the mountains of Kasserine last night
3 week ago
Turkey's lira falls to ₺6.60 vs the $US
Palmaria SPG deployed to the streets of Tripoli, as tensions between militias continue after 4 straight days of fighting in the southern part of the city
3 week ago
New Ambassador of Israel Joel Lion begins diplomatic mission in Ukraine
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received the delegation of China3 week ago
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received the delegation of China
3 week ago
Tehran: If we will be prevented from exporting our oil through the Strait of Hormuz, no oil will leave the region
Ship of Interest: Russian government chartered, Russia flag Ro-Ro Sparta III transits Bosphorus en route from Novorossiysk to Tartus Syria carrying military cargo for Oboronlogistika.3 week ago
Ship of Interest: Russian government chartered, Russia flag Ro-Ro Sparta III transits Bosphorus en route from Novorossiysk to Tartus Syria carrying military cargo for Oboronlogistika.
3 week ago
The United States accepts De Mistura's invitation to participate in the Geneva talks on September 14
3 week ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Damascus has no physical capability to use chemical weapons, the entire arsenal has been destroyed.
Syrian Army units from Tal Ghanem captured many areas towards Umm Marzakh and meet with troops advancing from west advances also on Qabr Shaik Husain axis. Suwayda
3 week ago
Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lavrov: Any US strike on Syria will impede progress in the search for solutions
3 week ago
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar: Our soldiers managed to neutralize about 3,000 of the most radical elements of ISIS: Turkey is the only country that faced face-to-face with them on the ground
3 week ago
Russian and Syrian foreign ministers are in Moscow discussed political settlement of the crisis in Syria and the return of refugees and reconstruction.
Pro Assad forces target the town of Al-Bagouz Faqani in the eastern countryside of Deir Al-Ghazal with mortars
Turkey: TSK armored column with APCs and tanks heading to Syria at dawn today.3 week ago
Turkey: TSK armored column with APCs and tanks heading to Syria at dawn today.
3 week ago
Turkey's currency is down 8% this week and by roughly a quarter this month. Its August fall is the deepest since the 'new lira' came into being in 2005 and is the worst for Turkey's national currency since the economic crisis in 2001.
Air strikes hit Logar province Afghanistan3 week ago
Air strikes hit Logar province Afghanistan
At least one killed, and six others were wounded in a magnetic mine blast in western Herat province on Wednesday evening, eyewitnesses said.3 week ago
At least one killed, and six others were wounded in a magnetic mine blast in western Herat province on Wednesday evening, eyewitnesses said.
Houthis attacked Saudi army defensive positions near Al-Tuwal, Jizan-Hajjah border. M2 Bradley and 5 M113 were destroyed.3 week ago
Houthis attacked Saudi army defensive positions near Al-Tuwal, Jizan-Hajjah border. M2 Bradley and 5 M113 were destroyed.
Sherwan Derwish: French military routinely accompany U.S. servicemen near Manbij
South Syria: while clashes continue on Safa front, reports emerging 2 Leb. Hezbollah members were killed by an IED in E. Suweida desert. Names aren't disclosed yet, but wld be 1st confirmation of its involvement in Offensive vs ISIS.3 week ago
South Syria: while clashes continue on Safa front, reports emerging 2 Leb. Hezbollah members were killed by an IED in E. Suweida desert. Names aren't disclosed yet, but wld be 1st confirmation of its involvement in Offensive vs ISIS.
3 week ago
Russia's deputy foreign minister Bogdanov discussed Syria peace settlement with Syrian opposition leader Nasr al-Hariri - ministry
At least two police officers killed, one wounded in suicide attack on a security checkpoint in Abassi sub-district near Kirkuk's Hawija.
ISIS attack on village in Shura subdistrict 45 kilometers south of Mosul, Iraq, leaves family of 8 dead.
Unknown group wearing military uniforms kidnaps man in middle of Kut City in Wasit Province, Iraq.
3 week ago
Maritime patrol aircraft US Navy P-8A Poseidon LX-N90459
Black Tigris are pursuing ISIS elements spotted near Hayjal village in Shirqat administrative district.
3 week ago
The US Navy intercepted and boarded an un-flagged vessel in the Gulf of Aden Tuesday and seized hundreds of small arms, to include AK-47s, according to US officials. The boarding was carried out by the crew of the USS Jason Dunham
Qatar 's list of 250 people to influence Trump included: •Alan Dershowitz •Mike Huckabee •Steve Witkoff •John Batchelor •Chris Ruddy
UN Secretary-General 'once again reaffirms that any use of chemical weapons is totally unacceptable,' adds he is 'deeply concerned' about growing risks in Idlib
Saudi-led coalition says UN experts Yemen report included "false" and "inaccurate" claims
SAA and allied militia deployed in Tal Malah village targeted Hasarayiah village with tank. North Hama
The Coalition and Maghawir al-Thowra conducted a successful night test fire at Al Tanf today
President Erdoğan hosts Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Ankara for talks on bilateral, regional issues including developments in Syria3 week ago
President Erdoğan hosts Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif in Ankara for talks on bilateral, regional issues including developments in Syria
US Secretary of State @SecPompeo discusses political situation in Iraq with Masoud Barzani.
The US State Department denies reports of an U.S. intelligence delegation visiting Damascus and their meeting with the Syrian intelligence chief
2 dead and 18 injuries in explosion in Afrin
Many civilians reportedly injured by an explosion in Afrin
Footage showing live fire exercises of HIMARS system at Al-Tanf. These exercises help ensure the Maghawir al-Thowra and Coalition are ready for any threat.
Explosion rocks city of Afrin, wounding 4 according to initial reports
3 week ago
Turkey's Erdoğan, ultranationalist ally agree to bring back death penalty
ISIS media Amaq claims - in a statement - that many US soldiers on a military column got wounded by IEDs attack, while moving from Hasakah to Tal Tamer yesterday.
Egypt- a picture of RPO-A Schmel from the findings in the ground sweep element of the operation.
More arrests in Ahwaz capital on 27-07-2018: 1- Seyed Ali Mousawi, 27, 2- Reza Sawari, 26, 3- Mohammed Sawari, 18, Also on Monday 27/08/2018 from Hamidiyeh city two Ahwazi young been arrested. 4- Hassan Biet Saeed, 26, 5- Ali Mazraeh, 27
Iran FM Zarif arrives in Ankara3 week ago
Iran FM Zarif arrives in Ankara
AQAP announced that it had raided a position of the al-Hashimi al-Amni forces in #Ahwar #Abyan
Protest of Ahwazi Jufeir village residents against lack of drinking water on Monday 27/08/2018. Jufeir village is on the estimated 2 billion oil reservoir.
3 week ago
Georgia and Ukraine allow their citizens to visit each other without passports. From on national IDs will be sufficient, according to the Georgian PM Bakhtadze
Hash al-Shaabi organizes a demonstration in Baghdad against US [@brett_mcgurk] interference in the Iraqi affairs. Iraq
Deir al-Azur Eastern countryside: Al-Assad forces launched a large-scale arrest campaign on Wednesday for a number of young people to the city of Mayadeen for forced conscription.
The demonstration of the Ahwaz steel workers in front of the Iranian central bank in Ahwaz capital with the slogan of " the root of all corruption is here".
Georgia bans the import of grains from Russia to Armenia by trucks from September 15.3 week ago
Georgia bans the import of grains from Russia to Armenia by trucks from September 15.
Libya: Footage of armed clashes for the third day in a row between militias fighting each other in South Tripoli
Rosneft will start drilling in Kurdistan region soon.
Idlib: A civilian was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near the village of Al-Jib in the area of ​​Salqin in the north-western countryside
3 week ago
Erdoğan meets Iranian FM Zarif amid Idlib worries
Egypt @EgyArmySpox statement no.27 on COS2018 includes details on combined AF-SOF operation against militant cell in Western Desert, which resulted in killing of 7 militants, destroying a vehicle loaded with weaponsandcapturing explosive belts, radios, uniforms and other equipment
Kurdish Asayish forces fire live bullets to disperse a protest in Raqqa
Al Qaim: At least 14 people confirmed dead now.
4 policemen killed by militants in Kashmir after Hizbul commander gunned down3 week ago
4 policemen killed by militants in Kashmir after Hizbul commander gunned down
3 week ago
Lavrov: Moscow is ready to work with Washington to resolve all problems in Syria, Libya and countries in the region, but Washington is evading talk
3 week ago
Lavrov: The aim of accusing Syria of chemical weapons is to prevent the liquidation of terrorists in Idlib.
1500 Russian militarymen in Occupied South Osetia on highest alert for drill3 week ago
1500 Russian militarymen in Occupied South Osetia on highest alert for drill
3 week ago
Lavrov: European Troika banned sending chemical weapons experts to Khan Sheikun in the past
3 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I call on political blocs to accelerate agreement on a government program that serves the best interests of Iraqis
3 week ago
Khamenei: JCPOA is not a goal but a means; naturally, if we conclude that it is impossible to protect national interests with JCPOA, we will put it aside. Europeans should understand from Iranian govt officials' words and actions that their measures will receive proper reactions by Iran.
3 week ago
Khamenei: It is fine to establish ties, continue negotiations with Europe; however, meanwhile you should stop having hopes in them on the issues like JCPOA or economic matters. You should strictly over the process of dealing with the matters, approaching their promises with wariness.
Opposition sources say they spotted a shipment of chemical weapons transferred by the army to the countryside of Hama.
3 week ago
Lavrov said he discussed with Saudi Arabia the appropriate conditions that would lead to Syrian refugees returning home
Syria: large underground ammo cache uncovered in S. Hama, including 7 TOW s and their launchers
Syria: large underground ammo cache uncovered in S. Hama, including 7 TOW s and their launchers
3 week ago
Lavrov: Trade exchange with Saudi Arabia doubled last year
Egypt leftist leader accused of insulting Sisi after calls for government change
3 week ago
Azerbaijan's President Aliyev dismissed Mayor of Ganja Elmar Veliyev and replaced him with Niyazi Bayramov, who served as Mayor of Mingachevir before. The dismissal reflects Aliyev sensitivity towards public anger. Veliyev was wounded in failed assassination attempt on 3 July.
Local broadcast of NRT channel halted in Kurdistan Region
SOHR: ISIS attacks al-Azraq field east of Euphrates River and clashes against SDF within its renewed targeting of their sites
Khamenei: Iran should not count on the Europeans to save the nuclear deal after the withdrawal of Washington
Graduation of the first batch of civil defence forces in Raqqa, consisting of 33 people who received 4 months of training. Their duty is to provide emergency services and protect civilians 24/7.
Iraq Ministry of Defense announces the arrival of a batch of Russian combat armored vehicles BMP-3M to Iraq
Bishkek handed over a note to Moscow after a Russian military hit and killed a woman in Kyrgyzstan
Syria: reports (pro-)Assad forces tried to shot down a Turkish reconnaissance drone with AA guns near Tell Rifaat (N. Aleppo).
US military officials arrive at the crossing point at Aid ad Dairat, Manbij, accompanied by SDF fighters
Heavy clashes between SAA and Daesh in the vicinity of the Safa area in the eastern Swaida countryside in conjunction with heavy bombing of the area
Unidentified gunmen kill a civilian near the village of Jiba in the western suburb of Idlib.
Cached of ammunition including missiles was founded in Tulul al-Humra in Hama
SAA shot down an bomb-laden UAV north to Hama
Pentagon: Manbij residents to govern Manbij
Two civilians were wounded Wednesday in a bomb attack in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a security source was quoted as saying.
IS claims responsibility for the bombing in the city of al-Qaim, Anbar. At least 10 policemen dead.
@PMBarzani : Kurdistan region parliamentary election to be held on time and no one asked us to suspend the election.
@PMBarzani: We haven't made any agreements with any Iraqi parti to form the biggest faction in Iraq
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