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Map. History of Middle East conflict

19 September 2018
Footage from protests in Basra, Iraq this evening
[email protected] has announced it has identified and shut down an influence operation originating from Iran.
Israel thinks Iran has started transferring ballistic missiles to Iraq due to Israeli airstrikes on Iranian bases in Syria and the growing difficulties to operate there freely, Officials tell
Israel knows about the Iranian effort to transfer ballistic missiles to Shiite militias in Iraq for several weeks and is following it closely, Israeli officials tell
President Masuod Barzani hosts US SPE Brett McGurk for talks on government formation
Egypt social media buzzing with this photo of ex President Hosni Mubarak. 90 years old , on a lazy boy chair
UAE army G-6 self-propelled howitzer shelling Houthi positions near Tuhayta town, Hodeidah.
Ma'arat al Nouman, a sign reads: De Mistura, your silence was better.
Pro-Hadi forces and Saudi army M-60 in Harad area.
A Civilian demonstration to end the Civil War in Tripoli Libya at Algeria Square.
Using stones, Palestinian protesters bring down an Israeli drone used to pour tear gas grenades onto Palestinians. Gaza2 week ago
Using stones, Palestinian protesters bring down an Israeli drone used to pour tear gas grenades onto Palestinians. Gaza
Video: The moment of a paramedic injured east of Gaza City, today2 week ago
Video: The moment of a paramedic injured east of Gaza City, today
2 week ago
Local sources: troops arrived at the entrance to "Helmish" settlement northwest of Ramallah
2 week ago
Palestinian medic, Shorouq Abu Msameh, was injured in Israeli fire while helping injured protesters at the #GreatReturnMarch protests.
Ship of Interest: Russian Government chartered, Russia flag RoRo Alexandr Tkachenko transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route to Alexandria Egypt, second such trip observed, and Tkachenko does look empty this time.2 week ago
Ship of Interest: Russian Government chartered, Russia flag RoRo Alexandr Tkachenko transits Bosphorus towards Mediterranean en route to Alexandria Egypt, second such trip observed, and Tkachenko does look empty this time.
The control tower and yard of Basra Provincial Building are on fire.
Basra Governorate Park was burnt, as well as one of the observation towers, and threats from a leader in the security forces to use live bullets against the demonstrators.
Officials Concerned Over Taliban Movements In Kabul District2 week ago
Officials Concerned Over Taliban Movements In Kabul District
Protests in Najaf in solidarity with Basra, calling for the rescue of the province.
Pompeo: Sergey Lavrov is defending Syrian and Russian assault on Idlib. The Russians and Assad agreed not to permit this. The U.S sees this as an escalation of an already dangerous conflict.
Ongoing floods make roads and towns inaccessible in Sudan's El Gedaref
Iraq Islamic State Claims Killing/Wounding 6 ISF Soldiers Near Baghdad.
Areas of live-fire drills by the Russia Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea from September 3 to 8, 2018.2 week ago
Areas of live-fire drills by the Russia Russian Navy in the Mediterranean Sea from September 3 to 8, 2018.
2 week ago
5 Taliban killed, 3 injured in Parwan operation
Iraq denied access to it's airspace for RuAF Tu-154 from Chkalovsky. Plane is diverted to Mahachkala2 week ago
Iraq denied access to it's airspace for RuAF Tu-154 from Chkalovsky. Plane is diverted to Mahachkala
Syria: a convoy of TSK MRAP Kirpi reached today the Observation post(s) near Jisr Shoghur.
Russian Ministry of Defense: Iskander-M units of South Military district held drill in Krasnodar Krai and Abkhazia
2 week ago
Russia's Lavrov, says talks to create humanitarian corridors in Idlib ongoing
2 week ago
Russia's Lavrov, says communication to avoid incidents between Russia and US in Syria continues
2 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 51km SSE of Esik, Kazakhstan
Many leaders in Abadi's Coalition supporting Falih Fayaz to become the new Prime Minister of Iraq - Statement
Demonstrators demanding from the Turkish forces to protect civilians
Photos: massive peaceful demonstrations in rebels-controlled Idlib and South Aleppo
Demonstrations in many cities of Idlib and Aleppo against Russian aggression
2 week ago
Turkey FM says Ankara doing its best to prevent "indiscriminate attack" in Idlib - (statement further indication that Idlib operation unlikely to be like Ghouta attack but a targeted assault)
Aviation of the Air Forces of Azerbaijan left  for Turkey to participate in the TurAz Falcon-2018 exercise2 week ago
Aviation of the Air Forces of Azerbaijan left for Turkey to participate in the "TurAz Falcon-2018" exercise
Russian Ministry of Defense: Joint Navy and Aviation drill will be held in Mediterranean sea starting 1 September2 week ago
Russian Ministry of Defense: Joint Navy and Aviation drill will be held in Mediterranean sea starting 1 September
Israeli army assessment: Growing conflict between armed and political wing of Hamas, political wing wants to continue negotiating, armed wings wants conflict. Israeli army believes Hamas may resort to rocket fire on the first days of school.
RuAF Tu-154M RA-85041 from Moscow diverted from Iran and flying over Caspian Sea2 week ago
RuAF Tu-154M RA-85041 from Moscow diverted from Iran and flying over Caspian Sea
Turkey updated the designation of several individuals in Syria affiliated to AQ and officially designated HTS as an terrorist organization as the successor of the Nusra Front2 week ago
Turkey updated the designation of several individuals in Syria affiliated to AQ and officially designated HTS as an terrorist organization as the successor of the Nusra Front
[email protected] will not run for president. Tbilisi
2 week ago
Bombing targets Turkish armored vehicle in Nusaybin
Liwa Quds start operation to clean Badiya from Deir ez-Zor to Homs
Syria: NLF blew up 2nd bridge in Ghab Plain near Al-Rasif which also linked Rebel and Assad-controlled areas (NW. Hama).
Islamic State: A Federal policemen was killed when an explosive device exploded in the Al-Mukhisah village, al-Waqf area, Diyala, Iraq
2 week ago
Kremlin says Putin will take part in three-way summit with leaders of Turkey and Iran on Sept 7 in Tehran
Lebanon president Aoun reiterates Syria refugee returns shouldn't be linked to a political solution to the Syrian conflict
Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi'ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests in the Middle East - Reuters
Iraqi Communications Ministry announces that internet service will be stopped for 2 hours a day starting tomorrow for the next 10 days to coincide with school tests. This comes at the request of the Education Ministry.
2 week ago
11 killed, 12 detained Taliban militants in Khogyani in Afghan Special Forces raid. The area is one of the main battlegrounds in three-way conflict between Afghan government, the Taliban and the Islamic State.
2 week ago
Putin had a phone call with Kocharyan today
2 week ago
Confirmation Hezbollah field commander Tarek Haidar was killed in E. Suweida countryside. 1st evidence Leb. Hezbollah is backing Offensive vs ISIS after local sources unveiled its involvement nearly a month ago.
Syria: smoke rising over S. Aleppo countryside amidst reports of detonation of ammo warehouse belonging to pro-Assad forces on heights overlooking Hader.
11 Killed In Govt Forces Operation In Nangarhar2 week ago
11 Killed In Govt Forces Operation In Nangarhar
Los Angeles class SSN - USS Newport News arrives in Gibraltar yesterday2 week ago
Los Angeles class SSN - USS Newport News arrives in Gibraltar yesterday
2 week ago
Two Turkish soldiers killed in Batman. clashes ongoing against PKK - Army
Syria: in anticipation of government Offensive, Rebels detonated the bridge between Shariah and Kareem in Ghab Plain, NW. Hama.
Opposition forces blow up the water bridges between the villages of Sharia and al-Karim, as well as the bridge between the Al Jayid and al-Rasif villages, which linked government control areas and opposition control areas in the western Hama countryside.
Russian Air Force 223rd Flight Unit Ilyushin Il-76MD plane is flying from Russian Air Force base in Mozdok Ossetia near Vladikavkaz to Humaymim Russian Air Force base in Latakia Syria through Turkish airspace
2 week ago
KCNA: "The Syrian president said that he was very pleased to extend sincere congratulations to Kim Jong Un and the people of the DPRKon the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of the DPRK, its national holiday, wishing Kim Jong Un good health and happiness."
2 week ago
KCNA: "Kim Jong Un, chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, received a message of greeting from Bashar Al-Assad, president of the Syrian Arab Republic, on Wednesday."
Syria : The United States-led coalition said the coalition was not working to establish a no-fly zone over Syria, but he did not rule out that in the future.
Iran is a major contributor to the Syrian missile project, including building the new SSM facility near Baniyas.2 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 Afghanistan2 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.2 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.2 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 Aden2 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.2 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
2 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
2 week ago
Turkey collaborating with Russia and Iran to prevent another Aleppo-like disaster in Syria's Idlib: President Erdogan
2 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.2 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
2 week ago
[email protected]: 800 US troops will take part in a joint military exercise with Egypt, Bright Star 2018
2 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
2 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.
2 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
2 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.
2 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.
2 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.2 week ago
Houthi showed wreckage of downed Saudi CH-4B Armed Drone near Tuwal border crossing.
Turkish forces being deployed to the Syrian border today2 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
2 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
2 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
2 week ago
UN Syria envoy de Mistura calls for setting up humanitarian corridor to allow civilians to leave Idlib, with UN involvement
2 week ago
Kremlin says situation in Syria has potential to get more complicated, Idlib province situation could be better
2 week ago
De Mistura: The Syrian government and the Nusra Front are capable of launching chlorine attacks
2 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
2 week ago
UN Syria envoy de Mistura says there is potentially a perfect storm coming in Syria's Idlib
2 week ago
De Mistura: Al-Qaeda and Al Nusra elements must be defeated in Idlib
2 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
2 week ago
Azerbaijan declares @DanBilzerian wanted by Interpol.
2 week ago
Turkish defense Minister discusses Idlib, Manbij with Russian counterpart
2 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: the @IraqiGovt is committed to continuing its work and supporting the private sector and ensuring economic reform
2 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
2 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
2 week ago
New Ambassador of Israel Joel Lion begins diplomatic mission in Ukraine
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received the delegation of China2 week ago
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received the delegation of China
2 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.2 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.
2 week ago
The United States accepts De Mistura's invitation to participate in the Geneva talks on September 14
2 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
2 week ago
Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Lavrov: Any US strike on Syria will impede progress in the search for solutions
2 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
2 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.2 week ago
Turkey: TSK armored column with APCs and tanks heading to Syria at dawn today.
2 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 Afghanistan2 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.2 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.
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