[email protected] authorizes a proposed Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Kuwait for up to 300 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles and related equipment, for an estimated cost of $30.4 million.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

14 August 2018
1 week ago
Noble Partner 2018 military games started in Georgia
Syrian army shelling Markabah village in Northern Hama
Syria says road to Jordan crossing is ready, studies opening
Yemeni President Hadi and the Saudi Ambassador to Yemen arrived in al-Mahrah to inaugurate development projects
58 YPG fighters have completed their military training in Hasaka
1 week ago
Taliban says defeats Islamic State fighters in north Afghanistan Jawzjan
The Russian electronic intelligence and electronic warfare aircraft Il-20/22 in the skies of Idlib / Hama, above the Turkish observation points
Syrian Army entered Jubata al-Khashab and Ufaniya1 week ago
Syrian Army entered Jubata al-Khashab and Ufaniya
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: It is the duty of the government to deliver good services to all Iraqis, maintain security and safeguard Iraq's stability
After almost a month-long serious clashes the late Qari Hekmat's island finally collapsed into the Taleban's hand. The ISKP affiliated leaders along with around 152 fighters rescued by ANSF. Jawzjan.1 week ago
After almost a month-long serious clashes the late Qari Hekmat's island finally collapsed into the Taleban's hand. The ISKP affiliated leaders along with around 152 fighters rescued by ANSF. Jawzjan.
Workers, shopkeepers and truck drivers are united protesting against Iran's Islamic government in "Shapour Jadid" district of Isfahan over the rise in prices of goods and electricity outage for 2nd day. They chant "Death to Dictator" and "RezaShsh, God Bless, Your Soul".
Lebanon's PM-designate Saad Hariri on Army Day: On this day we remember the sacrifices of the army and security forces so that Lebanon remains independent
1 week ago
Turkey's Erdogan says threatening language from the US towards turkey will not benefit anyone, says will not compromise from 'independence of judiciary'
1 week ago
Syrian Army entered Ufaniyah and Hurriyah Quneitra - Trinjeh soon
. @AlArabiya_Brk saying that Russia stated that Iran will withdraw by over 80 km from Israel border in Syria
Egypt- Amaq report on ISIS IED attack targeting a military bulldozer near Rafah, North Sinai
Artillery and missile shelling on Ltamenah town and agricultural lands nearby, North Hama
Artillery and missile  shelling on Ltamenah town and agricultural lands nearby, North Hama
1 week ago
Senior Daesh Commander Surrenders To Security Forces in Jawzjan Afghanistan
Unknown gunmen kill 6 members of a family including 3 children in Baghdad.
1 week ago
Azerbaijan accused Armeniya in 95 ceasefire violations per 24 hours
Syrian MP says US to leave Syria soon, Kurds should return to government
Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Zakir Gasanov has visited frontline zone1 week ago
Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Zakir Gasanov has visited frontline zone
1 week ago
Mawlawi Habiburrahman, a Daesh leader in northern Afghanistan, his deputy and 152 of their fighters surrendered to the security forces in Jawzjan province, 209 Shaheen Military Corps confirmed on Wednesday
1 week ago
Senior Daesh leader Mulavi Habib Rahman along with 200 rebels joined Afghan security forces in the north of Afghanistan.
Turkish base right across the border from Jindires and Sheikh al-Hadid has grown significantly in last 4 months (February vs. June)1 week ago
Turkish base right across the border from Jindires and Sheikh al-Hadid has grown significantly in last 4 months (February vs. June)
Syrian Army launched a surprise offensive in northern Latakia minutes ago. Special Forces and Republican Guard troops are storming the Sarraf area.
[email protected] authorizes a proposed Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Kuwait for up to 300 AGM-114R Hellfire missiles and related equipment, for an estimated cost of $30.4 million.
[email protected] "planning is ongoing for operations to clear the last remaining pocket of ISIS-held territory east of the Euphrates River in Hajin, in the vicinity of Abu Kamal. This final stage of Op Roundup is likely to be a challenging fight, as it is a densely populated area."
[email protected] "In Raqqa, the Raqqa Civil Council have made enough progress on improving conditions for the city's residents that we have determined that they will no longer need coalition assistance in their sanitation efforts"
1 week ago
Russia deplores 'political' charges against former Armenian officials
Explosion in the Wasit neighborhood in Kirkuk. Initial report: 1 killed, two injured
Powerful explosion reported east to Maarat al-Nu'man
Syria: video showing incendiary bombardment yesterday on Najiyah (NE. Latakia)
Sudanese army Knocked-out SHAREEF-2 IFV "locally produced version of Russian BTR-82" in Ma'rib Yemen
ISIS claimed assassination of 3 SAA officers in Eastern Damascus
1 week ago
IDF launching flares over sea near Gaza city and in the Northern Gaza strip
1 week ago
Panic and a "security incident" in the Eshkol Regional Council caused by soldiers from a nearby base attempted to shorten their way to the base
Iran Protests July 31 - Shiraz, Iran Protesters chanting: "Shirazians, enough is enough, show your pride"
ISIS has released a picture of the alleged Moroccan suicide bomber who killed over a dozen Filipino soldiers in Basilan Philippines.
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Once the manual recount has concluded, and the results certified by the Federal Supreme Court, all parties and blocs must work together to ensure that the next government is formed as quickly as possible
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I earlier met with @PMBarzani. It is important that all Iraqis work together and stay united
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We listened carefully to the legitimate demands of recent protests and are implementing measures to improve the delivery of essential services across Iraq
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I urge the Independent High Electoral Commission to quickly conclude the manual recount of votes from polling stations that were subject to formal complaints
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: Our security forces do an outstanding job protecting Iraq and Iraqis every day. Maintaining our security is also critical to encouraging investment and the creation of jobs
Iraqi police colonel and his brother assassinated in south Salah ad-Din Province on road to Baghdad.
2 IAF G550 Nachshon Shavits up.
Tear gas used against protesters in Shiraz during widespread of Iran Protests .
2 week ago
The events in Armenia are going contrary to the statements of the authorities of the country, Lavrov said.
Rebels shelled Assad forces positions in 1070 apartment project in Al-Hamdaniya district
A large-scale operation to storm the Syrian city of Idlib is out of the question, Russia n president's special envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentyev, said on Tuesday.
Security forces dispersing protesters in Gohardasht, Karaj with tear gas
Iran protests: Massive presence of special guard forces in Gohardasht
Iran's Islamic government security forces are brutally suppressing peaceful protesters in Karaj.
A suicide bomb and gun attack by militants on an Afghan government building in Jalalabad has killed at least 15 people, some "burned beyond recognition" according to officials, in the latest in a series of assaults on the city
Javad Zarif: Iran and US had 2 yrs of talks. With EU/E3+Russia+China, we produced a unique multilateral accord—the JCPOA. It's been working. US can only blame itself for pulling out and leaving the table. Threats, sanctions and PR stunts won't work. Try respect: for Iranians and for int'l commitments
2 week ago
Initial talks were launched between Tabqa's Civil Administration and the Syrian Government. The latter sent a delegation to visit the dam earlier this month that included engineers, technicians and maintenance workers, to fix and operate the dam
Syria: an ambush near Dumeir in Eastern Damascus province killed 3 high-ranking officers/commanders. Brig. General Nadim Asaad pictured was also pilot (from Tartus CS). ISIS suspected.
Islamic State provides a picture of the Moroccan jihadi responsible for today's SVBIED on Basilan Philippines
Iran rejects Trump offer of talks as 'humiliation', without value
Syrian flag installed in the Tabaqah city2 week ago
Syrian flag installed in the Tabaqah city
15 civilians killed as attack on Nangarhar refugees' dept ends
Batch of ISIS fighters leaving Yarmouk Basin Tafas as part of deal to release abductees from Suweida. South Syria.
Devastation caused by incendiary balloons in Gaza vicinity
Jaafari: There will be no compromise in regard to the restoration of control over the entire Syrian territory
2 week ago
Report: A Palestinian was shot by an IDF force while trying to cut the fence
The Israeli army Chief of Staff has been forced to declare the Israeli army not subject— extraterritorial— to the new law of the land.
Jalalabad officials confirm 9 dead and 14 wounded in complex attack on directorate of migrant and refugees compound that lasted over 6 hours. Governor's spokesman confirms attack started with car bomb followed by two gunmen storming the compound. All attackers dead
2 week ago
"Resistance Committee" announces state of alert in Khan al-Ahmar
SOCHI: Final statement by Russia-Turkey-Iran on Syria in Sochi. Next high-level International Meeting on Syria slated for November 2018. Statement photo @ibrahimhamidi
2 week ago
A Turkish court rejects a request for the release of US pastor Andrew Brownson from house arrest
Al-Jaafari in Sochi: The Turkish authorities have not only committed military occupation and aggression in Syria, but have violated international laws, including the replacement of Syrian identities by Turkish identities, and reiterated what Israel has done in the Golan Heights
South Syria: government took complete control over Yarmouk Basin this PM after 11 days of battle with ISIS which involved significant number of ex-"local" Rebels. Valley on border with Jordan reached.
Assad envoy Jaafari in Sochi: Turkish authorities sent military forces equipped with heavy weapons to Idlib, contrary to the Astana agreements, and then occupied the city of Afrin
Jaafari: We insist on asking the United States and its allies to withdraw from Syrian territory because their presence is illegal
Video: Russian Navy  B-271 'Kolpino', a Improved Kilo Class submarine in Tartus naval base on  July 29, 20182 week ago
Video: Russian Navy B-271 'Kolpino', a Improved Kilo Class submarine in Tartus naval base on July 29, 2018
In his Astana presser, Assad's representative to the UN accuses the USA of backing the ISIS militants who carried out suicide bombing and attacks that took place in Syria southern province of Suwayda, killing over 255 Druzes
Turkish troops, who entered Syria this morning, have a number of prefabricated rooms headed for checkpoints
IRGC opens an office for enrollment to its ranks in the town of Sabikhan, Eastern Deir-ez-Zur
Smoke from balloon fires seen from Gaza city2 week ago
Smoke from balloon fires seen from Gaza city
SDF spox Mustafa Bali with Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh members of "the beatles" a Daesh terror cell YPG
YPG has announced 7 dead among it's "resistance fighters"
Fires in the bush of the military site of Fijah east of the central Gaza caused by incendiary balloons2 week ago
Fires in the bush of the military site of Fijah east of the central Gaza caused by incendiary balloons
Video of fire near Gaza pocket2 week ago
Video of fire near Gaza pocket
Gaza Vicinity: another fire caused by incendiary balloon near Gevim. Firefighting helicopter is on the spot
Multiple sources and witnesses reporting 100s of ISIS fighters left Yarmouk Basin amidst deal to release abductees in East Suweida.
South Syria: ex-Rebels fighting along government executed 10s of ISIS fighters in Yarmouk Basin.
Iranian interior minister: Trump not trustworthy for talks
Paramilitary, civilians among 11 killed in Basilan blast
US Navy signals reconnaissance P-3 off Lebanon EP-3E Aries II / 1573262 week ago
US Navy signals reconnaissance P-3 off Lebanon EP-3E Aries II / 157326
Militant attack on eastern Afghanistan govt building ends, 14 wounded, both attackers killed: official
Iraq @madanewspaper reports indirect talks between Iran and US over Iraq PM position - says Jarod Kushner in Amman met with one of the 3PM candidates who are Fayad, Abadi and Ameri
Syrian army captured last Daesh points in Western Daraa (Yarmouk pocket)
2 week ago
US Navy signals reconnaissance Lockheed EP-3E Aries II
Pro-ISIS Tech Group Announces Weekly QandA To Be Held On Encrypted Decentralized Chat App "riot im" For ISIS Supporters
2 week ago
Erdogan issued a decree earlier in July, adding new powers to his presidency to control the General Command of Mapping whose name was also changed to Directorate General for Maps. changing official maps in Turkey can be done by president with a simple decree.
Another joint patrol being held at separation line near Ain Dadat town in Northern Manbij countryside with U.S helicopters flying over the area
Syrian tank crews taking part in Russian military games "Tank Biathlon" for the first time
Draft final statement of the 10th Astana talks: The parties agreed to hold a meeting in November
In official Islamic State Central claim of Tajikistan attack, Abu Khathir al-Maghrebi is named to be the suicide bomber
Isfahan: Special Unit of Iran's Islamic government Police confronts peaceful protest of shopkeepers and truck drivers in "Amir Kabir" industrial area because protesters chanted "No, Gaza, No Lebanon, My life only for Iran" "RezaShah, God Bless Your Soul"
USAF AWACS E-3B Sentry about to overfly Israel 76-1605 callsign SHUCK 802 week ago
USAF AWACS E-3B Sentry about to overfly Israel 76-1605 callsign SHUCK 80
Eritrean stabbed; police suspect motive was political disagreement
Searches are being carried out after a suspected infiltration inside the Adam settlement, located on the territory of Ramallah2 week ago
Searches are being carried out after a suspected infiltration inside the Adam settlement, located on the territory of Ramallah
People in Tehran protesting in front of Caspian institute to return their stolen money by governmental credit institute Chanting: Shame shame, Shame is a good feeling
The Council of Ministers of Saudi Arabia has condemned the suicide attack by DAESH on a polling station on 25 July 2018 in Quetta which claimed precious lives of 31 innocent Pakistanis
Saudi King Salman chairs council of ministers meeting in NEOM, Tabuk
2 week ago
Turkey Foreign Ministry spokesman says claims that Veysel Akcay suffered a kidnapping attempt in Mongolia are false and "we reject them."
Special forces have blocked off the area around the department of migrants and refugees in Jalalabad which has been under attack for the past 5 hours. At least one attacker gunned down, but another is still holed up in the building, police confirm
Migrants' return to Libya by Italian boat could breach international law: U.N.
The delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic to the tenth round of the Astana talks on Syria headed by Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari holds a second meeting in Sochi with the Russian delegation headed by Alexander Lavrentiev, the Russian special envoy to Syria.
11 people wounded in a suicide attack on Refugees dept of Nangarhar province
Islamic State has just delivered a proof of their involvement in Tajikistan attack. 5 Tajiks responsible for yesterday's attack in Tajikistan pledge an alliegiance to Baghdadi in the new video
Islamic State officialy claims responsibility for their first SVBIED in the Philippines. The numbers are close to those released by AFP
2 week ago
Azerbaijani MFA: agreement on meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs reached
Algeria- Over last 2 days, 4 armed militants were killed by ANP near Azzaba, Skikda Province, an area with predominantly ISIS operations in the recent past, with operations still ongoing in the region.
Seven fires broke out in the Gaza vicinity as result of incendiary balloons hits since morning. Firefighting teams working to extinguish the fires
Protests in Basra today
Turkish forces remove a military checkpoint belonging to Hayat Tahrir AlSham in Barqoum region on the Damascus - Aleppo road
Fire in a camp for the displaced persons in the district of Kalar of Sulaymaniyahprovince
YPG claimed assassination of 3 Turkish-backed fighters in Afrin and published video
Artillery shelling by the rebels on the positions of the government in the village of Safsafiya West # Hama
2 killed: mother and her child in artillery shelling on Al Lataminah city in Northern Hama
2 killed: mother and her child in artillery shelling on Al Lataminah city in Northern Hama
Cobanbey security forces captured a YPG/PYD militant with SVBIED in Cobanbey town today.
South Syria: photo taken moments ago showing artillery targeting ISIS leaving Yarmouk Basin as area is almost under full government control.
SAA continues to attack Daesh in Suwaida desert
Woman wounded by artillery shelling in Al Lataminah has succumbed of her wounds
Turkey tested the TÜBITAK SAGE Laser Guided Miniature smart bomb BOZOK on a Bayraktar TB2 drone.2 week ago
Turkey tested the TÜBITAK SAGE Laser Guided Miniature smart bomb BOZOK on a Bayraktar TB2 drone.
One of the attackers detonated a suicide bomb close to the entrance of the department of migrants and refugees and that at least 2 other attackers stormed the building in Jalalabad. The attack was launched at about 11.30am – report
2 week ago
Militants open fired in Kupwara's Kuligam, today afternoon and snatched a rifle from a security personnel
2 week ago
Taliban have shot dead a mother with her daughter claiming them as family of local police in Faryab Province on Tuesday, officials said.
South Syria: Moataz Bardan an ex-commander of FSA Jaish Thawra/Moataz Billah was killed fighting ISIS in Shajarah. Several ex-Rebel fighters from Tafas also died on same front. Yarmouk Basin - Daraa.
Jalalabad attack on department of migrants and refugees is still ongoing, Nangarhar officials have confirmed. Governor's spokesman says attack was launched during a department meeting, and a number of staff members are still trapped inside the building
US troops enter Basra from KUWAIT A special US armored personnel carrier entered Basra from the Kuwait border
Iran's Rouhani says it's up to Europe to save nuclear deal
Iran's Rouhani's website: U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal 'illegal'
Dissent still not accepted in Saudi, U.N. says, calls for activists' release
The gunmen attack on Refugees Department in Nangarhar province still continues, three explosions were heard in the area, gunfire still continues in Jalalabad. 10 people who were wounded during the fighting are taken to the regional hospital, according to health officials
Iranian officials reacted skeptically on Tuesday to President Donald Trump's comments that he's willing to negotiate with his Iranian counterpart, saying instead that if Trump wants talks, he needs to rejoin the international nuclear deal he unilaterally pulled out of earlier this year
Provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani said that at least 8 people have been wounded in ongoing attack in Jalalabad city
2 week ago
IEC has announced Afghan Presidential Elections will be held on April 20 next year – six months after parliamentary elections
2 week ago
Former British soldier James Matthews who was accused of a terror offence after joining Kurdish militia fighting against Islamic State in Syria has had the charge dropped at the Old Bailey
"Just staggering, what kind of life today we have, we had very peaceful environment in Jalalabad city, even in Taliban era -present deteriorate situation is disrupting daily life which is pin down with everyday blasting." A resident told in eastern city of Jalalabad Afghanistan
Rouhani calls U.S. JCPOA withdrawal 'illegal', says 'ball is in Europe's court' to keep ties with Tehran
Philippines: 10 killed in car bomb attack in southern Philippines. Local sources say this attack probably carried out by ISIS
2 week ago
Buses enter for who reject reconciliation in northern Quneitra countryside
Demonstration in Isfahan
Protest today in Isfahan
July 31 Zanjan, NW Iran Employees of the local rail station on strike, demanding due paychecks and other pensions.
Iran: July 31 -Protest rally in Shapur district in ٫Isfahan against skyrocketing prices and repeated interruption of electricity.
Sochi: Russia's envoy for Syria said he foresees "positive developments" on the formation of a committee to rewrite Syria's Constitution. Speaking to reporters in Sochi, Alexander Lavrentyev said: "We are approaching a point where we will see some positive developments
Two days after releasing Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi from jail, Israel sentences Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour to 5 months for incitement on social media
Pakistan's Ambassador in US holds key meeting with US Secretary of defence in Pentagon
This video shows factory workers and truck drivers protesting against Iran's Islamic government in Isfahan's Industrial Town due to rise of prices of goods and Iranian currency devaluation now.
2.5-year-old Malik Al-Hessian killed by artillery fire on the town of Latamna, north of Hama.
Plumes of black smoke can be seen coming from the department of migrants and refugees in Jalalabad where an ongoing attack is underway. The attack started at about 11.30am. Sporadic gunfire can also be heard coming from the scene
Demonstrators in the province of Basra, southern Iraq, sit tents sit in front of the building of the province
A woman was wounded by artillery shelling on the town of Latamna, north of the Hama
Azerbaijan accused Armenian armed forces in  103 ceasfire violations per 24 hours2 week ago
Azerbaijan accused Armenian armed forces in 103 ceasfire violations per 24 hours
2 week ago
Caspian Plaza caught fire in Baku
Armed men attack Nangarhar office of migrants and refugees in Police district 3 of Jalal Abad capital city at 12:00 PM on tuesday, said Attaullah Khogyani spokesperson for the governor. he added that head of the department and some employees of the office have been rescued.
South Syria: incendiary rockets were also dropped last night on village of Kuwayah on border with Jordan. Yarmouk Basin - Daraa.
Provincial governor's spokesman Attaullah Khogyani has confirmed an attack on the department of migrants and refugees in PD 3 in Jalalabad is underway. No further details were released
Gunfire is ongoing close to the provincial hospital in PD 3 in Jalalabad city as plumes of black smoke can be seen rising from the area
Manchester suicide bomber was rescued by British navy in 2014 from Libya: Daily Mail
Photo: Complex attack on Nangarhar refugees department in Jalalabad, casualties fears
South Syria: 1st evidence from Shajarah following its capture from ISIS. Yarmouk Basin - Daraa. Video:
South Syria: 1st evidence from Shajarah following its capture from ISIS. Yarmouk Basin - Daraa. Video:
The refugees' department in Jalalabad city, Nangarhar province is under complex attack. Couple explosions heard in the area.
Explosion heard close to the Provincial Central Hospital and department of migrants and refugees in Jalalabad. Gunfire also heard, local residents confirm but officials have yet said anything
Tajikistan attack killing 4 tourists was led by opposition member: police
2 week ago
Taliban have abducted 22 passengers on Kabul-Gardez highway
A bomb in a car exploded in the neighborhood of Mualla in the province of Aden
2 week ago
Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 11 on bus in western province
Pro-government media releases video of Shajarah, captured yesterday from the ISIS-linked Jaish Khalid Ibn Walid Syria
IED exploded in front of Alhamza mosque' door in Tabqa city west Raqqa and created only a damage in the outside door
2 week ago
Civilian bus hit wit IED on Herat-Kandahar-Kabul road in Farah province. 12 killed and more then 40 wounded. Yesterday in a drone strike in Logar 7 civilians were killed along with 4 Taliban fighters
Russia's ambassador to Israel on Monday described as unrealistic Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's repeated demands that Iranian forces and their allies be expelled from Syria
Addressing a meeting with the Art Peace Caravan for All this morning Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah said all Afghans must raise their voices for peace and said new theater will be built2 week ago
Addressing a meeting with the "Art Peace Caravan for All" this morning Afghan CEO Abdullah Abdullah said all Afghans must raise their voices for peace and said new theater will be built
2 week ago
Two civilians have been killed and seven others wounded in a blast on the Kandahar – Herat highway after a passenger bus hit a roadside mine close to Farah province, according to Herat Police officials
8 People were killed and  40 wounded in a blast on civilian vehicle in western Farah province2 week ago
8 People were killed and 40 wounded in a blast on civilian vehicle in western Farah province
Algeria: Seven soldiers killed and others wounded and four militants killed amidst combat in the area of Besi (Azzaba), southeast of Skikda
In reaction to US President Trump's comments on meeting Iranian officials, President Rouhani's aide tweets: respecting Iran's rights, reducing hostilities, returning to nuclear deal are steps to pave bumpy road of talks
Houthi ATGM strike hit pro-Hadi forces T-55.
2 week ago
Remains of 45 Syrian soldiers from the Brigade 93 battle in August of 2014 have been transported to a hospital in Aleppo. The IDing process begins
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