Pressure on Iran will help avoid war: Saudi Crown Prince tells the WSJ

Map. History of Middle East conflict

18 August 2018
Trump: Turkey's Erdogan , hours after signaling wanting exit for US from Syria and an IED killing US soldier. Second call this month
Saudi Crown Prince: Assad remains in power and we hope he will not become a puppet in the hands of the Iranians
JTS is able to destroy an HTS tank and kills/wounds dozens repelling an attack on the axis of Darat Izza and the village of Maklbees [مكلبيس] rural Western Aleppo
4 month ago
Reports that EU Mission in Kosovo - @EULEXKosovo conducted a search operation tonight at the Pristina Airport, but no signs of the arrested Turkish citizens.
4 month ago
Russian warplanes targeted the al-Qasabiyah village in the southern countryside of Idlib.
Hamas spokesperson: 15 Palestinians dead, 2,476 injured after Friday riots
4 month ago
Strong tremors felt in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Reports of earthquake in Kashmir valley in India too
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 44km WSW of Ashkasham, Afghanistan
Head of the PA Mahmoud Abbas declares Saturday a day of mourning
Casualties among civilians in Maar Belet village near Areha city today, after 3 air rids in the residential neighborhoods in the village.
4 month ago
Palestinian protester dies of head injury
4 month ago
Deadly clashes flare along the Gaza border, with Gaza's health ministry claiming at least six Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces
"Most of these fighters are in Iraq and Syria, Libya, the Afghanistan-Pakistan theater, Somalia, Yemen," says @SethGJones "They are not always coming under the umbrella of ISIS Daesh or alQaida but they are operating with local groups"
Pakistan Army Chief arrived Maldives today.4 month ago
Pakistan Army Chief arrived Maldives today.
SecDef Mattis also said of Turkey, that despite Ankara's threats, "There has been no move against Manbij, and we continue our dialogue with the Turkish authorities about how do we sort this out"
Just 11 airstrikes vs ISIS in Iraq and Syria from March 23-29, 4 in Iraq and 7 in Syria, per @CJTFOIR
Pro-Assad forces bombard the Daraa camp in the city of Daraa with a land-to-land missile (Elephant)
4 month ago
Palestinian Ministry of Health: 8 dead and 1,100 wounded in clashes at eastern Gaza
Mattis on Turkey hurting ISIS fight in Syria: "We are no longer in an offensive effort on the ground against them" defense secretary said this week
4 month ago
Gaza health ministry reporting over 1,000 injured. Including one with a serious head injury from Israeli army gunfire east of Jabalya in the northern part of the Strip.
The jury in the case against Noor Salman, the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen has reached a verdict. The verdict will be published in open court in approximately 30 minutes.4 month ago
The jury in the case against Noor Salman, the widow of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen has reached a verdict. The verdict will be published in open court in approximately 30 minutes.
Pentagon confirms that one of the two coalition personnel killed in Syria was American
SDF spokesman says not informed of any plan to withdraw U.S. forces operating in Syria Referring to Trump's statement, he said it "was not clear", and noted "statements that came from other American officials in US administration did not confirm that or deny it".
[email protected]: Between March 23-March 29, US-led Coalition military forces conducted 7 strikes targeting ISIS in Syria and 4 strikes in Iraq
4 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Police arrested one person named Manzoor Ahmad Ganie, resident of Masjid Pora, in Srinagar's Tulmulla, who was admin of WhatsApp groups 'Shariyat Ya Shahadat and 'Fiza Telecom'; Case registered, further investigation underway
[email protected]_and_Alaa arrived today to north Syria after leaving Eastern Ghouta
4 month ago
The Provincial Council (PC) member for eastern Kunar province Shah Wali Hemmat was killed in a suicide blast on Friday
4 month ago
Israeli forces kill seven Palestinian protesters on Gaza border: Gaza medics
Pressure on Iran will help avoid war: Saudi Crown Prince tells the WSJ
4 month ago
Arab-Israeli human rights group protest Israeli army usage of snipers
More than 36,000 people have already been bussed out of Eastern Ghouta
4 month ago
Kazakhstan will ban any kind of mining crypto-currency - the head of the National Bank
Journalist Rakhim Namazov, who was granted asylum in France after the persecution in Azerbaijan, was seriously wounded today when his car was shot
Footage showing FSA Jaish Tahrir Sham which took over a government position in E. Qalamoun, burning it down. BMP taken.
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
First image showing a member + flag of the new (unofficial for now) al-Qaida branch in Syria called Hurras ad-Din (Guardians of the Religion).
Another demonstrations took place in Al Bab. People are demanding Turkish army to enter Tadef.
Russia'n airstrikes on Opposition in Ariha and Khan Sheikhoun towns countryside of Idlib Syria
Palestinian photo of an Israeli army drone firing tear gas on protesters near the Gaza perimeter4 month ago
Palestinian photo of an Israeli army drone firing tear gas on protesters near the Gaza perimeter
People of Saraqeeb are demanding the entry of Turkish Army into their town
Between Manbij and Turkish groups
TOULOUSE, SW France- Unknown gunmen fire on exile Azari journalist Rahim Namazov wounding hlm and killing his wife. A critic of President Elham Aliev, Namazov is a campainger for human rights in both Iran and his homeland of former Soviet Republic of Azarbaijan.
Israeli army Southern Command Gen Eyal Zamir:"We are identifying attempts to carry out terror attacks under the camouflage of riots. We urge citizens to stay away and warn the Hamas terror organization, which is responsible for the violent riots andeverything taking place under its auspices."
Isis claims to have killed and wounded around 19 Haftar soldiers with a SBVIED attack in Ajdabiya, near Benghazi. Some vehicles were also damaged.
4 month ago
Palestinian Ministry of Health: 6 dead and 500 injured in clashes on the borders of the eastern Gaza Strip
E. Ghouta: for 1st time and after years of siege government allowed an humanitarian convoy in towns which were previously controlled by Faylaq Eahman (Saqba, KafrBatna and AinTerma).
Member of Anbar Council, Iraq: PMU (Hashd) is preventing displaced residents from returning to their homes in Jazira Khaldiya area east of Ramadi. Local government and security officials want PMU out.
4 month ago
Israeli army: 17,000 Palestinians protesting at 5 different locations along the Israel-Gaza border. Palestinian reports noting up to 5 deaths so far in clashes with the Israeli army
4 month ago
Al Jazeera correspondent: 5 dead in clashes with troops on the border of Sector Gaza
Demonstrations in Idlib towns calls Turkey to secure the province
More than 100 civilians from Kuran village in Rajo are stuck outside the village because an armed force from Ahrar al-Sham(JTS) ban them from entering despite they were given permission from Afrin city
4 month ago
Third Palestinian reported killed in border clashes
4th Palestinian killed in Gaza GreatReturnMarch4 month ago
4th Palestinian killed in Gaza #GreatReturnMarch
4 month ago
Raqqa: Turkish warplanes have been flying over Tal Abiadh and the border since the morning without carrying out any air strikes
Syria rebels deny any deal reached with Russia for Douma
KDPI member Amiri Ahmedi was assassinated today in Soran. Assassinating Kurdish opposition parties to Iranian government has resumed recently.
France could adapt its Syria operations in Islamic State fight: source
Mortal remains of 38 Indians in Iraq will be brought back. 39th Indian Raju Yadav's DNA testing still underway4 month ago
Mortal remains of 38 Indians in Iraq will be brought back. 39th Indian Raju Yadav's DNA testing still underway
Speaker of Jaish Al-Islam denies deal with Russia to leave Ghouta's Douma
Friday prayers + sermon at the return camp east of Khuza'a village  east of Khan Younis4 month ago
Friday prayers + sermon at the return camp east of Khuza'a village east of Khan Younis
4 month ago
3rd Gaza death reported: Amin Mahmoud Ma'mour, 38 years old, from Rafah
4 month ago
Russia says reached a deal on armed groups leaving E.Ghouta town: defence ministry
Thousands of Palestinians, including women and children, march to mark LandDay and protests the Israeli4 month ago
Thousands of Palestinians, including women and children, march to mark #LandDay and protests the Israeli
.@PavloKlimkin at joint press conf with @MevlutCavusoglu: Basically it's about the special touch between Ukraine and Turkey, about friendship and not just partnership, about working and fighting together. Thankful for the consistent Turkish support regarding occupied Crimea and Donbas.4 month ago
[email protected] at joint press conf with @MevlutCavusoglu: Basically it's about the special touch between Ukraine and Turkey, about friendship and not just partnership, about working and fighting together. Thankful for the consistent Turkish support regarding occupied Crimea and Donbas.
4 month ago
Palestinian media reporting a second fatality near the border fence in the area of Jabalia as well as at least 50 injuries #MarchofReturn
4 month ago
Gazan shot dead by Israeli fire during border clash: ministry
4 month ago
A Palestinian was killed and dozens wounded in clashes with Israeli forces on the Gaza Strip border
4 month ago
Arab correspondent: Senior army officers are located near the Gaza border
ISIS claim assasination of an Indian officer in Jammu and kashmir4 month ago
ISIS claim assasination of an Indian officer in Jammu and kashmir
Syria: Government TV confirms "near" agreement to pull out militants from Douma
4 month ago
Putin congratulated Sisi on his victory in the presidential election.
The Syrian Observatory: There is no final agreement between the Russian army and the Jaish Islam faction for the departure from Douma in the eastern Ghouta
4 month ago
Dozens of Palestinians clash with Israeli troops on the Gaza border in protests called for by Hamas
Thousands of Palestinians are approaching near 300 meters of the Gaza perimeter4 month ago
Thousands of Palestinians are approaching near 300 meters of the Gaza perimeter
Thousands of Palestinians march near the Gaza-Israel border to commemorate Land Day. The event marks the killing of six Arab Israelis during demonstrations in 1976 against Israeli confiscations of Arab land4 month ago
Thousands of Palestinians march near the Gaza-Israel border to commemorate Land Day. The event marks the killing of six Arab Israelis during demonstrations in 1976 against Israeli confiscations of Arab land
4 month ago
President Erdogan says Turkish forces could enter Iraq's Sinjar region "all of a sudden deal with the militants there"
First Pictures of the influx of Palestinian civilians North of GAZA participating in the grand march of return.4 month ago
First Pictures of the influx of Palestinian civilians North of GAZA participating in the "grand march of return".
4 month ago
Turkish FM says France's high-level meeting with Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) shows country's 'double standard' on terrorist groups.
4 month ago
Arabs start uprising against US-backed armed groups near Raqqa - @mod_russia
The Russian army announced an agreement to withdraw the militants of the Army of Islam from the city of Douma in the eastern Ghouta
Coalition casualties in Manbij: IED struck a vehicle in Sheikh Aqil district, near center of town. Wounded were evacuated by helicopter. Approx. location of IED attack
IDF:The Israeli army is prepared to respond to the violent riots planned throughout the Gaza Strip. The Israeli army views with great severity any breach of Israeli sovereignty or damage to the security fence
Plot to detonate oil tanker thwarted by Kabul police4 month ago
Plot to detonate oil tanker thwarted by Kabul police
4 month ago
Kosovo PM sacks security chief, interior minister over Turkish arrests
4 month ago
The Israeli army declares all areas adjacent to the Gaza border to be closed military zones
Thousands of Palestinians are protesting in Gaza near the border with Israel, the start of the planned 45-day-long 'Great Return March.' (Photos by @OrenZiv1985 / @activestills)4 month ago
Thousands of Palestinians are protesting in Gaza near the border with Israel, the start of the planned 45-day-long 'Great Return March.' (Photos by @OrenZiv1985 / @activestills)
4 month ago
Erdogan says 'saddened' by France's 'wrong stance' on Syrian Kurd force
4 month ago
Erdoğan: When Turkey is hosting 3.5 million Syrian refugees, how many Syrian refugees have you hosted in France; did you even ask what you can do on your part? But you have clearly shown your stance against terrorism by hosting 7 militants in the Elysee
4 month ago
Shelling kills Palestinian in Gaza as border protest starts
4 month ago
Israeli snipers opened fire at Palestinian demonstrators near al-Shojaeya neighborhood, east of Gaza City
4 month ago
Israeli army has also declared the area around the border fence a closed military zone.
4 month ago
President Erdogan: French offer to mediate between Turkey and PYD/YPG militants exceeds their authority
4 month ago
Jammu And Kashmir police arrested an over ground worker (OGW) working for Hizbul Mujahideen in Ganderbal; recovered huge cache of incriminating materials from his possession. Case registered, investigation underway
Israeli army says the demonstrators are gathered in 6 different locations along the fence and are burning tires and throwing stones at troops who have responded with riot dispersal means, including by firing at key instigators. Army denies report of infiltration into Erez industrial zone
4 month ago
Local media in Gaza reporting thousands of Palestinians have already made their way to the border fence with Israel, including Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh
4 month ago
Hamas leader Haniyeh participates in Gaza protests, says 'no concession on Jerusalem, no alternative to Palestine, no solution but to return'
4 month ago
Turkey starting preparations to also capture Syria's Ayn al-Arab, Tal Abyad, Rasulayn, Hasaka from militants, says Erdogan
President Erdogan: Operation continues to provide control of other regions in the region, especially Tel Rifat4 month ago
President Erdogan: "Operation continues to provide control of other regions in the region, especially Tel Rifat"
US confirms the death of two soldiers in Syria yesterday in an IED attack.
France says it does not anticipate any new military operations in northern Syria beyond international coalition activities against Daesh
Erdoğan: Turkey is very saddened by France's completely wrong approach regarding Syria. Last week I spoke to Macron, and found him saying very odd things4 month ago
Erdoğan: Turkey is very saddened by France's completely wrong approach regarding Syria. Last week I spoke to Macron, and found him saying very odd things
Seven coalition personnel killed, injured by IED in Syria
4 month ago
Thousands of Gazans marching near Israel border in major protest
Elysee declares its rejection of any Turkish military operation in Manbij - Statement
4 month ago
Sinjar is the alternative of Qandil for PKK - Erdogan
4 month ago
ISIS commanders among 6 killed in Kunar drone strike
Israel's Defense Minister has been at the Kirya Military HQ in Tel Aviv since the morning, receiving regular updates on the MarchofReturn taking place along the Israel-Gaza border
4 month ago
Turkish Foreign minister had a phone call with his French counter part, after President Macron's stance over deploying military forces into Manbij.
4 month ago
One Palestinian killed and the injury of more than 20 others by the Israeli forces fires towards the participants in the GreatReturnMarch
4 month ago
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bozdag says that "Those who choose to co-operate with terror organisations (PKK etc.) instead of Turkey, those who choose to stand in solidarity with terror organisations, will ultimately lose alongside their terrorist friends"
4 month ago
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bozdag says: "Like militants, they (PKK) will be targeted by Turkey. Hopefully, France will not take such a non-rational step"
4 month ago
Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin says Turkey's stance on terrorist PKK/PYD/YPG is 'clear', rejects dialogue or mediation approaches
4 month ago
Palestinians reporting at least 4 injuries already, including two moderately injured by live fire east of Rafiah and Bureij. Others injured in northern Gaza
Pakistan, Afghanistan trade barbs over terrorist sanctuaries
4 month ago
Electricity supply to central capital Kabul was restored permanently after the Taliban blew up pylons in northern Baghlan province, fracturing the supply
4 month ago
Twenty-three militants have been killed and 21 others injured during security forces operations in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country
As Afghan forces squeeze in Helmand, Taliban focus shifts
4 month ago
17 dead as bus carrying illegal immigrants crashes in eastern Turkey: media
4 month ago
Afghan National Army forces carried out 69 special operations in the past 24 hours to secure areas under terrorists’ threats in different parts of the country,
4 month ago
Taliban kidnap 5 passengers in Badghis
4 month ago
Five Turkish soldiers killed in Kurdish militant attack in southeast: security sources
It's propaganda
Iraq IS in al Naba 125 spreads an infographic on "Ambushes on roads in the Wilayat of Iraq during the last two weeks".
4 month ago
Fierce clashes ongoing between PKK and Turkish army in Eruh area, Sirt SE Turkey. At least 5 soldiers killed and 7 wounded.
4 month ago
Israeli army troops also fired on two Palestinians who came too close to the security fence in northern Gaza. No reports of injuries there
4 month ago
Israeli army confirms shooting a tank shell towards two Palestinians who were "acting suspiciously" next to the border fence in the southern GazaStrip near Khan Younis. Palestinan health ministry says a 31-yr old was killed
The 8th convoy carrying civilians and opposition fighters from Eastern Ghouta, a besieged suburb of Damascus, arrived in Syria's Hama province Evacuees were taken from the towns of Arbin, Zamalka and Ain Tarma.
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - Tajikistan
The launch of the Saudi Patriot interceptor and the explosion of the Houthi ballistic missile.4 month ago
The launch of the Saudi Patriot interceptor and the explosion of the Houthi ballistic missile.
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.6 - 8km ESE of Roghun, Tajikistan
UN: More than 80,000 Yemenis displaced from Taiz and Hodeidah due to war
Houthi forces continue advance in Nihm district. Sanaa
French President Macron: Our take against the PKK has not changed. We are committed to our commitments to Turkey's security. We will continue to support Syria as part of the fight against ISIS
2 Su-34 with Tu-154 to Hmeimim, Syria
DeirEzZor Activist: Gunfire in several locations in Deir Ez Zor city, along with a large deployment of Syrian Govt Forces, and numerous roadblocks are being set up.
French President Macron, YPG and a PYD delegation held an interview. Emmanuel Macron, ,"We have guaranteed support in the north Syria"
Israeli stealth fighter jets allegedly eluded Russian, Iranian radar. Entered Iran's airspace and spotted targets at critical locations
Libya: VBIED (possibly SVBIED) explosion not long ago at the eastern gate of Ajdabiya, 4 dead and 6 injured reported
A delegation consisting of Northern Syria officials including YPG, YPJ and ruling TEV-DEM met with French president Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace. Macron reportedly expressed readiness to send French troops to Manbij.
[email protected]: The US military conducted a strike against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants near Al Bayda, Yemen on March 29, "killing 4 militants." US forces have conducted 23 strikes against AQAP and ISIS targets in Yemen in 2018 and 131 strikes in 2017
[email protected] on Thursday vowed to send troops to Syria in support of the US-led coalition to block any advance by Turkey
SDF official confirms to @amberinzaman that @shervanderwish was injured in a March 23 attack that took place on the road between Manbij and Aleppo
#France to send troops to Syria to block Turkish advances
State Department says it is unaware of any plan to withdraw troops from Syria despite President Trump saying US forces will leave the country "very soon"
Today The people of Afrin expelled the delegation of Russia in response to their agreement with Turkey
Saudi Arabia intercepts a ballistic missile launched by Houthi rebels.
Kosovo Foreign Ministry says they were not aware of the arrests. "This should have never happened in any circumstance. We are against it and feel for their families', Minister Pacolli said. Turkey
Syria for the first time: Israel Ambassador in UN talking to pro-opposition tv channel Orient news, this interview caused fury among many anti-Assad Syrians and called the channel to delete it and apologize
President Trump: We'll be coming out of Syria very soon. Let the other people take care of it nowWe're going to have 100% of the caliphate, as they call it —sometimes referred to as land. We're taking it all back.4 month ago
President Trump: "We'll be coming out of Syria very soon. Let the other people take care of it nowWe're going to have 100% of the caliphate, as they call it —sometimes referred to as land. We're taking it all back."
[email protected]: "We'll be coming out of Syria very soon, very soon"
Armed men kidnap the mayor of Libya's capital Tripoli, Abdulraouf Hassan Beitelmal, after storming into his home, authorities say
Israeli police thwarted what they say was an attempted terror attack in Israel's southern city of Beer Sheva
ISIS fighters at false security checkpoint wearing Iraqi Army uniforms kill 5 Iraqi soldiers on road between Mosul and Tal Afar today.
An explosive device attack targeted an Iraqi army headquarters in the Al-Andalus district of #Ramadi #Anbar
Iraqi Counter-terrorism service kills 3 ISIS in assault operation in Badosh subdistrict in Ninawa province. 4 other ISIS arrested in Mosul.
Islamic State reports killing / wounded 5 Iraqi #ISF soldiers using an explosive device and destroyed 2 of their vehicles between Abu Sayda and Bahruz in Diyala #Iraq province
Azerbaijan: Rocket and artillery units are conducting live-fire exercises4 month ago
Azerbaijan: Rocket and artillery units are conducting live-fire exercises
Islamic State claims to have killed 9 Syrian Army #SAA soldiers and #Hezbollah militiamen and destroyed 4 vehicles during a raid on Ayn Ali in the #DeirEzzor #Syria campaign
Iran: protesters in the Arab city of Ahwaz today, chanting against the government
4 month ago
Russian Foreign Ministry: Heavy military equipment reaching the US-controlled Al-Tanf area in south of Syria
Islamic State claims to have killed 12 loyalist soldiers / militiamen (SAA/#Hezbollah / IRGC) and destroyed 5 military vehicles during a raid on AlBukamal east of #DeirEzzor Syria
Three al-Qaeda militants were killed and three others injured in Yemen's al-Bayda in a raid by a US drone
Child killed as result of cluster bomblet explosion in Zammar, South Aleppo
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