Bahrain says it discovered 80 bn barrels of shale oil: minister

Map. History of Middle East conflict

18 August 2018
4 month ago
Saudi Air Defense Force shoot down Houthi missile
Missile fired by Houthis on Jazan intercepted, says Saudi Arabia4 month ago
Missile fired by Houthis on Jazan intercepted, says Saudi Arabia
Saraya Salam responding to ISIS near Zirkosh village tonight.
Airstrikes killed 101 students at a Madrassa in Kunduz,Afghanistan .They had gathered at a ceremony to receive their certificates.4 month ago
Airstrikes killed 101 students at a Madrassa in Kunduz,Afghanistan .They had gathered at a ceremony to receive their certificates.
Isis destroyed the 3rd SAA position today near AbuKamal.
Footage of U.S military base in Manbij countryside.
13 countries (out of 41) that supported Russia's proposal to launch investigation of Skripal poisoning in UK at @OPCW
Southern_Resistance MRAPs Nimr on the west coast.
Pro-Hadi forces colonel Ali Said Mossab was killed by Houthi in Jawf.
Southern_Resistance found Houthi stone-IED in Lahj.
Houthi storming mountain in Sirvah area, Marib.
Houthi capture 3 pro-Hadi soldiers in Jawf.
4 month ago
Khamenei: Moving towards negotiations with the deceptive, lying, and usurper government is an unforgettable error that will impede the victory of the Palestinian nation. The act of betrayal by some Arab heads of states— which is gradually being revealed— pursues the same goal.
4 month ago
Khamenei: Today the return of dignity and power to the Islamic nation is exclusively linked to resistance—while confronting arrogant powers and their wicked plots; and the issue of Palestine is at the top of Islam's international issues in the face of the arrogant front.
Saudi Arabia says country's first cinema will open its doors on April 18, with 350 more expected to follow by 2030
4 month ago
Khamenei: On days when escalation of oppression and barbarism by the Zionists, in Gaza, has saddened, made angry those who care for Palestine, we stress on the perpetual stance of the Islamic Republic, regarding the issue of Palestine; which is an important issue for the Islamic nation.
4 month ago
Khamenei: No doubt, resistance is the only way to free an oppressed Palestine, and it's the only cure for wounds on the body of that brave and proud nation.
4 month ago
US and partners "remain committed to eliminating the small ISIS presence in Syria that our forces have not already eradicated," says @PressSec in statement.
Convoy of displaced people has arrived in Al Bab, Aleppo
Coalition forces and SDF in Qamişlo
Dutch delegate to the United Nations: We call on the Syrian government to cooperate with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
West vows Assad will pay for sarin attack [in Khan Shaikhoon last year].
Turkey's security agreement with Somalia cover areas such as crime, terrorism and training of Somalia forces
Trump, Netanyahu discuss Israeli security in phone call
Nikki Haley: The Syrian government's use of chemical weapons brings us back to a time we thought was gone
United States Representative to the UN Nikki Haley: The Syrian government uses chemical weapons weekly
Operating on behalf of UK MoD @DefenceHQ, Foreland Shipping's Point class RORO, Hurst Point transits Black Sea-bound Bosphorus en route from Southampton?? to Constanta carrying military vehicles and equipment. All Crew-members are @RoyalNavy reservists.4 month ago
Operating on behalf of UK MoD @DefenceHQ, Foreland Shipping's Point class RORO, Hurst Point transits Black Sea-bound Bosphorus en route from Southampton?? to Constanta carrying military vehicles and equipment. All Crew-members are @RoyalNavy reservists.
Iranian President Rouhani says the US is interested in destabilising Syria and uses terror groups like Daesh towards this end4 month ago
Iranian President Rouhani says the US is interested in destabilising Syria and uses terror groups like Daesh towards this end
Family photo of leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran from today4 month ago
Family photo of leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran from today
US official: Trump wants to ensure the defeat of the ISIS
4 month ago
Turkey, Russia to set up hospital for Syrians fleeing eastern Ghout
Trump yesterday in the national security council agreed to keep US military in Syria "a little longer" but doesn't want a long term commitment, per senior administration official to Reuters
US official: Trump calls on countries in the region to help stabilize Syria
4 month ago
Erdogan: We want to build field hospital for injured from E.Ghouta, Syria in cooperation with Russian armed forces
Reuters quoted a US official: Trump agreed to keep US troops in Syria
Rights groups pressure Macron ahead of Saudi prince visit to France
Yemen: US Ambassador to Yemen: The Houthis are the party that can change things and must be part of the solution
House Foreign Affairs Committee member Ted Deutch on a potential US withdrawal from Syria: "I don't know how it is that we would want to leave Iran and Russia in charge of Syria and walk away completely"
4 month ago
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Americans change their opinions every day and that they cannot be trusted
2nd batch of displaced people from Douma, Eastern Ghouta has arrived at Abu Zindeen crossing west to Al-Bab
Israeli Troops stormed the town of Issawiya northeast of Jerusalem4 month ago
Israeli Troops stormed the town of Issawiya northeast of Jerusalem
4 month ago
Putin and Rouhani met in Ankara. Besides Syria they planned to discuss Iran nuclear deal in light of Trump's intention to walk away from Iran nuclear deal. Than both leaders joined Erdogan to talk Syria
4 month ago
President Hassan Rouhani says he believes that in the near future with the help of Turkey, Iran and Russia peace will come to Syria
Herat, Bamyan activists join Helmandis peace push
4 month ago
Putin: "Militants in Syria are organizing provocations with the use of toxic substances"
4 month ago
President Erdogan: "We have to get results in Syria, we are not tolerated to linger, people are dying there."
4 month ago
Reports: Policeman critically injured after clashes erupt between government forces and youth in Memendar area of Shupian in South Kashmir.
133,000 people displaced from East Ghouta to rural Damascus Idleb Aleppo @UN and partners are providing food, shelter, health, education and other aid wherever we have access but much more is needed Latest situation report
Turkish army has shelled Semalka boarder gate (between Northern Syria and Iraqi Kurdistan), and media source say " US troops are going there ".
4 month ago
Turkey Erdogan says Syria's territorial integrity depends on distance from terrorism
Inherent Resolve:The US has cleared explosives from over 130 schools in areas captured from ISIS, enabling repairs and the return of teachers and children to school.
4 month ago
Putin: We agreed to form a permanent committee to support dialogue between the Syrian parties
4 month ago
Putin: We emphasize the importance of a political solution and a comprehensive dialogue that includes all Syrians
DNI Coats confirms @realDonaldTrump admin made a decision Tuesday about whether it will pull out of Syria. Announcement coming "relatively soon."
American bases in Manbij.
4 month ago
Iranian President Rouhani: "We want the unity of Syria to be recognized by everyone"
4 month ago
Rouhani: The Syrian crisis can not be solved by military means
White House: Huthis openly threaten global trade navigation
4 month ago
Turkey, Russia and Iran say displaced Syrians must be able to return
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan, to attend the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement from April 4-64 month ago
Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in Baku, capital city of Azerbaijan, to attend the Mid-Term Ministerial Conference of the Non-Aligned Movement from April 4-6
4 month ago
162 Senior Army Generals Retire from the Afghan Military
4 month ago
Over 1,800 people have been killed and injured in 171 attacks in March showing 29 percent increase in casualties compared to the month of February
IS claims to have planted IED that exploded allegedly killing/wounding 6 ANA soldiers in Kabul4 month ago
IS claims to have planted IED that exploded allegedly killing/wounding 6 ANA soldiers in Kabul
4 month ago
Afghan officials in eastern Kuner province says Pakistani Air force carry out Airstrike on some parts of Dangam district of the province, no casualties reported
Bahrain says it discovered 80 bn barrels of shale oil: minister
Houthi blew up Saudi army vehicle in Jizan.4 month ago
Houthi blew up Saudi army vehicle in Jizan.
Several civilians, including a child, were injured by air raids on the village of Bara in south Idlib. #Syria
@obretix: Looks quiet east of Zilif at one of the largest Turkish military bases in Syria on latest satellite image
4 month ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani begin summit on Syria in Ankara
Moro Islamic Liberation Front(MILF) brigade on Basilan island prepares for anti-Islamic State operation
4 month ago
President Erdogan, Russian President Putin and Iranian President Rouhani launched joint summit on Syria
Isis releases the footage of the killing of the Houthi militant in ​Al-Quraishyah District, north-west of the Al-Bayda Governorate.
Afghan intelligence thwart deadly explosion plot in Lashkargah city
Readout of President Donald J. Trump's Call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel
PMF announced the killing of 82 ISIS between Feb 24th and March 27th during operations in Riyadh and Rashad admin districts encompassing 20 villages. They eliminated notable commanders like Jassim Al-Marzouk, Emir of the Riyadh district (continued)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets his Russian counterpart Putin in Ankara4 month ago
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani meets his Russian counterpart Putin in Ankara
S. Idlib: Ariha again bombed today by RuAF (video shows devastation following airstrikes on town) as well as N. Ghab Plain and Jisr Shoghur CS.
Video of strike on Ariha, Idlib
Netanyahu: I spoke yesterday with President Donald Trump about regional developments and Iran. I thanked President Trump for his commitment to Israel's security and America's support for Israel at the United Nations
One child and a woman were killed, other wounded in air raids on the city of Ariha, Idlib
France Trèbes - Lakdim's girlfriend's detention extended
Russian warplanes launched several air raids on the city of Ariha, Idlib countryside
FSA authorities have begun returning stolen property of Afrin residents to their original owners after a spate of looting by rogue elements of the FSA
Special Technical governmentnt of Iraqi Police in Anbar carried out operation against IS cell in Tharthar desert north of Ramadi.
Pro-government aircraft heavily targets Idlib's Ariha city with reports of civilians under rubble
Syrian Observatory for Human Right: The Jaish al-Islam group released five prisoners, including civilians, in the Eastern Ghouta town of Douma under deal
Kafr Janah HQ (ex-Russian base) used by pro-Assad "Local Defense Forces" (LDF) before and after Turkish airstrikes early March.
National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar and US Deputy Chief of Mission in Kabul have discussed a range of issues, including the Afghan peace process4 month ago
National Security Advisor (NSA) Mohammad Hanif Atmar and US Deputy Chief of Mission in Kabul have discussed a range of issues, including the Afghan peace process
4 month ago
Head of General Operations Department of General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Gen. Sergei Rodeskoy: 65k militants eliminated in Syria.
4 month ago
The head of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said in a conferance in Moscow that with the help of information received from the National Intelligence Organization of Turkey (MIT), they have thwarted a terror attack in Russia.
Pakistan PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says Islamabad will send envoys to six important countries to discuss Kashmir issue and India's rule
38 buses enter Douma in preparation to evacuate 3rd batch of Jaish Islam rebels and their families + 5 captives held by rebels released.
Israel security forces said they arrested a member of the Gaza based Palestinian Islamic Jihad and 9 others planning to carry out an attack against an Israeli Naval Vessel using a Kornet anti-tank missile and kidnap soldiers
4 month ago
Ukraine foiled an attempt by Iran to acquire anti-ship weapons in the first week of the year. Could have made a real difference to IRGC's Navy had they succeeded.
Displaced Muhammad Najem from Eastern Ghouta: Good morning my friends. Marret Alnoaman IDLEB
Government airstrikes on Power plant in Ghab plain in western Idlib
Houthi ATGM strike hit Southern Resistance MRAP Nimr on the west coast.
Iraqi premier Haider al-Abadi arrives in Japan for official visit
4 month ago
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrives at the presidential complex in Ankara to meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of trilateral talks on Syria - Anadolu Agency reports
Commander Qassem Shasho (Yazidi) says that PKK withdrawal from Sinjar is a lie.
4 month ago
Azerbaijan accuses Armenia in 87 attacks on it's positions during last day
4 month ago
Erdogan's meeting with the Iranian President, Rouhani just began.
4 month ago
Explosion in AinIssa suspected as Turkish strike on SDF depot
4 month ago
Russian President Putin said that the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria has been completely defeated, but added that the group remains destructive and can attack in different regions across the globe, Russian media reported
4 month ago
Israel Security Agency reveals arrest of Gaza cell plotting attacks on Israeli army navy vessels
4 month ago
Israel arrests 10 Palestinians from Gaza suspected of planning missile attack against Israeli naval vessel
At least 25 armed insurgents including four Daesh militants were killed during Afghan security forces operations in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country4 month ago
At least 25 armed insurgents including four Daesh militants were killed during Afghan security forces operations in the past 24 hours in different parts of the country
4 month ago
Israeli security forces arrested a member of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and several others who planned to carry out an attack against an Israeli ship using a Kornet anti-tank missile Gaza
4 month ago
Putin announced the defeat of ISIS in Syria
NE. Latakia: the 8th TSK Observation Point is reportedly set up in Jebal Turkman (Zeitouniyah), W. of JisrShoghur and ~200 m from Turkey.
4 month ago
KCNA: "Long-standing stability and orders in different countries of Europe, Africa and the Middle East were destroyed owing to the 'export of democracy' in the names of 'rose revolution,' 'orange revolution,' 'Arab spring,' etc."
4 month ago
KCNA: "Before the Afghan War the U.S. claimed thatit would provide the Afghan people with 'genuine democracy.' The slogan when the U.S. put up to invade Iraq was to offer 'freedom' and 'democracy.' But the Iraqi people did not receive freedom and democracy."
Six Afghan soldiers wounded in Kabul roadside explosions4 month ago
Six Afghan soldiers wounded in Kabul roadside explosions
4 month ago
Turkey says Russian S-400 missile delivery brought forward to July 2019
Israeli websites hacked to display 'Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine'
4 month ago
Afghan president Ghani orders probe into the deadly Kunduz airstrike
Kabul police confirm that an IED was detonated against an Afghan National Army Ranger in PD16 this morning at about 7.15am, wounding two ANA personnel members. Public health officials said there had been three wounded4 month ago
Kabul police confirm that an IED was detonated against an Afghan National Army Ranger in PD16 this morning at about 7.15am, wounding two ANA personnel members. Public health officials said there had been three wounded
4 month ago
Pakistani PM arrives in Muzaffarabad to address AJK LA
Egypt establishes new council to "confront terrorism and extremism", made up of the President, Prime Minister, heads of al-Azhar and of the Coptic Church, Ministers of Defense, Interior and Foreign Affairs, and head of the General Intelligence Directorate.
4 month ago
A magnetic IED against an ANA Ranger was detonated in PD16 this morning in Kabul
The Rahman Corp's "Omar" cannon destroyed in Eastern Ghouta.
4 month ago
"ISIS is not finished and so that is something that is first and foremost in our conversations about this issue and many others in Syria" adds @brett_mcgurk
4 month ago
"That's a very deep ideological divide" per @brett_mcgurk "That makes the problem harder than just, hey, we have to get the Kurds over the river and everything will be fine"
4 month ago
Ideological divides also playing out in/around Manbij per @brett_mcgurk - inside tending to be more secular while groups outside Manbij tend to be "more Islamist orientation"
4 month ago
"Where we are is a diplomatic process to try to resolve some of the tensions across that demarcation line outside of Manbij" per @brett_mcgurk "It's is incredibly complex"
4 month ago
"We are in regular discussions with the Russia|ns on this" says @brett_mcgurk of Hezbollah presence in SW Syria near Israel Jordan, keeping Hezbollah behind the 'line of contact'
4 month ago
"Our presence is incredibly effective and strong" says @brett_mcgurk of US in Syria "But obviously also focused on the counter ISIS mission"
4 month ago
"The Iran|ians are very effective at exploiting seams in Iraq|i society" warns @brett_mcgurk, emphasizing need for continued, better Iraq-Kurdish relations
4 month ago
"The trajectory is on the side of the Iraq|i security forces" with popular mobilization forces "under the control of the state" per @brett_mcgurk re: militia forces / Iran crescent in Iraq
4 month ago
"I'm not going to make any news" per @brett_mcgurk when asked about @POTUS saying US will be out of Syria "very soon" says US simply undertaking a very important review
4 month ago
The Iraq border - "That is where ISIS still remains," per @brett_mcgurk "We are committed to finishing the campaign against ISIS we're not finished"
4 month ago
"How desperate that situation was, it's really impossible to exaggerate" per Special Presidential Envoy @brett_mcgurk of Iraq ISIS in 2014 "We were dusting off plans to possible evacuate our embassy" FraughtTerrain
4 month ago
Putin: Russia constructing 2 under sea pipelines, to construct additional ground gas pipeline as part of Turkish Stream project
4 month ago
U.S. and Israel interfere in Syria, says Iran president
Saudi crown prince says Israelis have right to their own land
Israeli army releases video showing Palestinians breaching Gaza boarder fence, then retreating
The Israeli army will not allow any breach of the security infrastructure and fence, which protects Israeli civilians, and will continue to operate in order to prevent militants who are involved in these acts of terror. IDF wishes to emphasize that approaching the security fence is a dangerous act
Israeli army statement: Throughout the day, tens of Palestinians participated in violent riots in four main locations along the Gaza border. Israeli army troops used riot dispersal means, and fired towards suspects who were involved in damaging the security fence.
4 month ago
ISIS launch coordinated attack on security posts in Darzab district
4 month ago
DGP J&K confirmed to me the stone pelting incident in which this bus faced stones and some people were injured
Turkish President Erdoğan and Russian President Putin attend the ground-breaking ceremony of Turkey's nuclear power plant to be built in Akkuyu, Putin said the plant set to be launched in 20234 month ago
Turkish President Erdoğan and Russian President Putin attend the ground-breaking ceremony of Turkey's nuclear power plant to be built in Akkuyu, Putin said the plant set to be launched in 2023
Afghan defense ministry spokesman has presented slideshow of  drone  footages to prove that their Indian donated choppers targeted Taliban's Red Unit base in Dashte Archi district not civilians4 month ago
Afghan defense ministry spokesman has presented slideshow of drone footages to prove that their Indian donated choppers targeted Taliban's Red Unit base in Dashte Archi district not civilians
4 month ago
Clashes in Mount Bracha in the West Bank
4 month ago
Afghan President regrets civilian casualties in ANA air strikes in Kunduz, promises aid to victim families, yet alleges that Taliban amassed in the area to cause a tragedy
4 month ago
2 suspected militants arrested in Varmul believed to be part of Zakir Musa group
SAA found another weapons depot in Deir Ez-Zor countryside
4 month ago
Suspected militants from Vejbuer arrested with arms in Kashmir's Varmul: sources
4 month ago
Radmanish said after the airstrike the Taliban opened fire on Afghan air force helicopters and then on civilians
4 month ago
'60 civilians massacred in raid on Kunduz seminary'
Islamic State Releases Pictures Shows Targeting SAA Positions With SPG9 Rocket Projectiles On The Outskirts Of Al Bukamal City.
4 month ago
Radmanish confirms a Quetta Shura member was also among those killed in Monday's airstrike against Taliban stronghold. The Quetta Shura member Mawlawi Baryal
1st batch of Jaish al-Islam rebels and their families have left Douma Wafideen crossing in preparation for their transfer to Jarablus
Kosovo PM Haradinaj calls the arrest of 6 Turkish citizens 'an abduction', and says doesn't understand the criticism of President Erdogan
4 month ago
Radmanish says some of the armed men had been from the Taliban's Red Division (a separate unit responsible for night attacks in Kunduz). Radmanish scrolled through photographs of aerial shots taken before airstrike. He says people photographed were Taliban leaders
4 month ago
Russian President Putin arrived in Ankara
4 month ago
Afghan Defense ministry spokesman Radmanish says 18 Taliban commanders were killed and 12 were wounded in the airstrike. He says they were part of the north-east council for Taliban and planned and led attacks in that zone
4 month ago
Radmanish said the armed men were carrying out a parade at the time of the airstrike and were scheduled to "plan attacks after the parade"
4 month ago
Radmanish says the area targeted was a stronghold of the "enemy" and those who had gathered in the area were "enemies". He said the first missile hit the area where armed men had gathered, and a second missile hit the area close to the gathering
4 month ago
Afghan Ministry of defense spokesman Mohammad Radmanish addresses press conference on Kunduz airstrike, he says the Taliban were targeted in Monday's airstrike
At least 16 people were killed Tuesday in an arson attack on a teahouse in Iran's city of Ahvaz in southwestern Khuzestan province. Local chief commander says motivation behind the attack was personal disputes, suspects were arrested and confessed to their crime.
4 month ago
The provincial government of the northern Kunduz province has confirmed that both the Taliban and ordinary civilians have suffered casualties in the latest airstrike
4 month ago
Turkey US Army started moving protable weapons depot in Incrilik airbase according to Hurriyet
4 month ago
22-yr-old Gowhar Ahmad, who was injured in his head during anti-government clashes in Kashmir's Kangan on Monday, passes away
Kremlin pool arrived in Ankara for Putin, Erdogan talks. Tomorrow Rouhani will join them. This will be ninth personal meeting between Putin and Erdogan since early 2017. And just this year they talked 8 times by phone. Putin and Rouhani met 3 times last year4 month ago
Kremlin pool arrived in Ankara for Putin, Erdogan talks. Tomorrow Rouhani will join them. This will be ninth personal meeting between Putin and Erdogan since early 2017. And just this year they talked 8 times by phone. Putin and Rouhani met 3 times last year
The UAE offered $1 billion for humanitarian relief in Yemen
4 month ago
10 Daesh killed, 6 police wounded in Jawzjan clash
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