US Department of State: Oman Weather Alert: Tropical Cyclone Luban is currently strengthening in the Arabian Sea and is expected to move westward through the Gulf of Aden. There's possibility of heavy rains and strong winds beginning Oct 10, leading to difficult travel conditions.

Map. History of Middle East conflict

22 October 2018
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4 hours on - back out from Latakia AB, Syria Russia RuAF IL62 RA86496
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The Council discussed the operational and intelligence-gathering capabilities of our security services which have evolved in a remarkable way over the last few years; they successfully foiled several attempts by militants to harm Iraqi civilians
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We also agreed several changes to simplify visa procedures for international investors; they have a leading role to play in the reconstruction and economic development of Iraq
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: This @IraqiGovt will continue to discharge its constitutionally-mandated duties, including maintaining stability and safeguarding Iraq's national security, until the new government is formed
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PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I chaired a meeting earlier of the Ministerial Council for National Security to review ongoing counter-terrorism operations, and strategies to combat organised crime
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: We welcome the election of President @BarhamSalih, and the appointment of Prime Minister Designate @AdilAbdAlMahdi. I wish them both well as they begin the task of fulfilling the aspirations of the Iraqi people
1 week ago
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: I directed my office to work closely with the Prime Minister Designate and his team, and to brief them on security and defence matters, strategic investment projects, international relations and other important areas of policy
1 week ago
Turkey examined 150 cameras and were unable to find footage showing missing Saudi journalist Khashoggi's exit from the consulate in Istanbul; 7 suspects who arrived from Saudi Arabia and stayed for just 3 hours during the time he was there
The fire that is raging now in Kibbutz Gevim1 week ago
The fire that is raging now in Kibbutz Gevim
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The Afghan military claimed it killed 113 Taliban fighters in a single day in Faryan and Balkh.
Back from the Mediterranean deployment after 46 days : Empty area between SS-N-14 and RBU6000 is for SA-N-4 launchers; retracted during BSF Krivak II class frigate Pytlivy 868's transit towards the Black Sea en route to Sevastopol.1 week ago
Back from the Mediterranean deployment after 46 days : Empty area between SS-N-14 and RBU6000 is for SA-N-4 launchers; retracted during BSF Krivak II class frigate Pytlivy 868's transit towards the Black Sea en route to Sevastopol.
Group of peacekeepers from Azerbaijan sent to Afghanistan1 week ago
Group of peacekeepers from Azerbaijan sent to Afghanistan
A Lashkar-e-Islam militant killed in clashes with Islamic State (ISKP)
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US Department of State: Oman Weather Alert: Tropical Cyclone Luban is currently strengthening in the Arabian Sea and is expected to move westward through the Gulf of Aden. There's possibility of heavy rains and strong winds beginning Oct 10, leading to difficult travel conditions.
Dozens of Afghan soldiers and ALP members surrendered to Taliban in Puli Khumri district, Baghlan province. No salary for months and Taliban commission for Dawah made defection rate among ANSF higher than ever.
UN calls for rapid announcement of Kurdish Parliamentary election results and quick convening of Kurdish Parliament.
1 week ago
Netanyahu: I don't want to start an unnecessary war in Gaza
1 week ago
Netanyahu: I think it is possible to resolve the crisis with Russia with good will and good thinking
Netanyahu: I think that it is possible to find a solution (of the crisis with Russia) that will enable the continuation of coordination with Russia and the maintenance of Israel's security
1 week ago
Leader of the Republican People's Party: The inability to protect a foreign journalist is affecting the Turkish Republic
Death toll rises to 8 in Lashkargah explosion that happened inside an election campaign office. The parliamentary election candidate is among those killed, officials confirmed
Netanyahu: The quarrel between Defense Minister Lieberman and Education Minister Bennett on the issue of Gaza is unnecessary. The defense minister does his job well but it is the right of every minister to raise reservations - but to get it up in the cabinet rather than outside
1 week ago
Leader of the Turkish Republican People's Party: Any diplomat implicated in the disappearance of Khashoggi should be deported
Amaliqa forces and the coalition are pushing new reinforcements to Hodeidah in preparation for major military operations in conjunction with warnings to citizens to stay away from the areas of confrontation.
1 week ago
Saudi media: four Saudi soldiers were killed in clashes with the Huthis at southern border
Death toll rises to 8 and 11 wounded in Lashkargah election rally explosion, officials confirm
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi reiterates his country's efforts for achieving peace in Afghanistan while meeting with US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad in Islamabad
1 week ago
Turkey and US to begin combined patrolling activities in Manbij, northern Syria following joint training: National defense minister
At Least Five Killed, Seven Wounded In Lashkargah Explosion
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told a news conference with his Slovak counterpart: we all agree on a political solution to the crisis in Syria.
1 week ago
Turkish minister of defense Akar, regarding the trenches dug by the YPG in Manbij: We warned the US authorities and made our own arrangements
Air raids targeting military headquarters of the Houthi militias in the city of Hodeidah
Azerbaijan has opened new military unit in Nakhchivan
1 week ago
PM Orban says that Hungary and Turkey agreed to increase trade to six billion Euro
PM Orban says that Hungary and Turkey agreed to increase trade to six billion Euro
Erdogan meeting Orban in Budapest.1 week ago
Erdogan meeting Orban in Budapest.
1 week ago
Saudi consulate in Istanbul to be searched over Khashoggi disappearance: Turkey Foreign Ministry
At least three killed, five injured in bombing at campaign office of parliamentary candidate in Helmand, the candidate among injured
Deir ez-Zur: A military delegation of the Russian army arrived to al-Bokamal city this morning, met with leaders of the Iranian and Iraqi militias to share the border control in the province.
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6 ANA soldiers, as many Taliban killed in Helmand clashes
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Unofficial data shows that Iran exported 1.1m barrels per day of oil last week, down from an average of 2.5m in the spring.
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Blast inside election campaign office in Helmand
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Peskov on Ingushetia : "We certainly are carefully monitoring the developments and receive information from the republic's leadership. So far, the work is being done by the republic's leadership."
14 Armenia MPs join PM Pashinyan's position
Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan will continue to support Serbia1 week ago
Nazarbayev: Kazakhstan will continue to support Serbia
Five Taliban militants killed after their bomb prematurely explodes in Farah's Pusht Rod district: Interior Ministry
The terrorist attack in Hakkari: 1 killed, 4 injured1 week ago
The terrorist attack in Hakkari: 1 killed, 4 injured
Map from @caucasianknot shows the land swaps between Chechnya and Ingushetia agreed by Ramzan Kadyrov and Yunus-bek Yevkurov.1 week ago
Map from @caucasianknot shows the land swaps between Chechnya and Ingushetia agreed by Ramzan Kadyrov and Yunus-bek Yevkurov.
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Turkish Parliament extends authorization for Turkish military to conduct operations in Syria and Iraq by 1 year starting from 30 October 2018.
Turkey says to drill eastern Mediterranean waters this month.1 week ago
Turkey says to drill eastern Mediterranean waters this month.
1 week ago
APC "BTR" sank during drill at Caspian Sea in Dagestan, 2 Russian army servicemen killed
The entry of trucks loaded with fuel from the crossing "Kerem Shalom" to the Gaza Strip to operate the power plant.
Iraq will require all new contracts with foreign oil companies include the hiring of an 85 percent Iraqi workforce.
Reporter of Al Jazeera: the opposition end the process of withdrawal of heavy weapons from the demilitarized zone in Idlib
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad issues a general amnesty for those fleeing from military service at home and abroad.
Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani: Israel will not make any serious move in Syria after the receipt of Damascus systems "S-300"
Fire at the Bzarkan oil field in Maysan province
Two ships — TK Roterdam and Bosphorus King — collide in Marmara Sea near Istanbul's Yenikapı1 week ago
Two ships — TK Roterdam and Bosphorus King — collide in Marmara Sea near Istanbul's Yenikapı
Outbreak of a major fire at al-Barzkan oil field in southern Iraq since last night.1 week ago
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Outbreak of a major fire at al-Barzkan oil field in southern Iraq since last night.
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Russia deputy FM: we have already overcome the issue of Assad; foreign governments demanding Assad steps down have since abandoned this position as world powers search for a solution to the country's seven-year crisis
1 week ago
Turkey detains 90 over suspected links to PKK
US Department of State: [email protected] senior officials have spoken with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through diplomatic channels about this matter. We call on the government of Saudi Arabia to support a thorough investigation of Mr. Khashoggi's disappearance and to be transparent about the results of it.
This picture — spread  WhatsApp — allegedly shows @JKhashoggi walking into the Saudi consulate at 13:14 local time. Geolocation shows it is indeed the north entrance of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.1 week ago
This picture — spread WhatsApp — allegedly shows @JKhashoggi walking into the Saudi consulate at 13:14 local time. Geolocation shows it is indeed the north entrance of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
VBIED detonated at the entrance of Baiji Refinery today. No casualties.
Drugs has become a serious issue in post- ISIS Raqqa , so an awareness-raising campaign has been launched.
2 week ago
[email protected]: "There's some pretty bad stories going around. I do not like it." — @RichEdsonDC reports on the disappearance of a prominent journalist after visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey. SpecialReport
RUAF RF76768 Il-76 transport from Hmeimim to Mozdok
Raqqa: Unknown assailants launched an automatic machine-gun attack at the sugar factory checkpoint controlled by the SDF just north of the city.
Republican Sen. Bob Korker: The issue of Khashoggi's disappearance has affected the Saudi ambassador to Washington
Close up view of the moment an IED detonates in front of Palestinians at the Gaza border. Many reported injured by shrapnel.2 week ago
Close up view of the moment an IED detonates in front of Palestinians at the Gaza border. Many reported injured by shrapnel.
Turkish security forces detained the Azerbaijani mafia king Nadir Salifov in Istanbul. He is one of the biggest mafia bosses also in Russia.2 week ago
Turkish security forces detained the Azerbaijani mafia king Nadir Salifov in Istanbul. He is one of the biggest mafia bosses also in Russia.
Inherent Resolve:French @EtatMajorFR Task Force Wagram supports ops to defeat ISIS. Coalition partners supported Operation Roundup, the military offensive to accelerate the defeat of the ISIS in the MERV and the Anbar region.
Netanyahu: I will speak about the security coordination for the Israeli army and the Russian army in "my upcoming meeting with Putin"; "Putin understands my commitment to Israel's security"
2 week ago
The Turkish Army has sent armored vehicles into the De-Militarized Zone that was agreed upon in preparations to patrol the area
Tsarukyan and Pashinyan sign an agreement to pass snap elections in December 2018.
2 week ago
TASS: Russian Federation supplied Syria with 3 divisions of S-300PM SAM for free
2 week ago
Pres Erdoğan on missing prominent journalist-activist Jamal Khashoggi: "Saudi Consulate officials in Istanbul can't get away with saying 'he left the building'"
2 week ago
Erdogan says no evidence at hand on case of Saudi journalist Khashoggi since last week.
Rioters throw an improvised explosive device "Kue" towards a sniper point on the Zikim beach, Northern Gaza
Gaza Ministry of Health reports an injury to a citizen who was shot in the hand in the northern Gaza Strip.2 week ago
Gaza Ministry of Health reports an injury to a citizen who was shot in the hand in the northern Gaza Strip.
2 week ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 67km W of Kashi, China
Egypt FM Shoukry met EU neighourhood policy commissioner Johannes Hahn. On the agenda regional cooperation, combatting terrorism, and as always: 'Egyptian efforts related to issues of illegal migration'
Pair of IsraelAF Nachshon Shavit G550 SIGINT platforms gathering intel tails 676/6792 week ago
Pair of IsraelAF Nachshon Shavit G550 SIGINT platforms gathering intel tails 676/679
Security forces of Iran's Islamic government today in the city center of Tabriz. Massive Iran Protests as a result of today's nationwide strike of Iranian shopkeepers is expected to start from tomorrow.
According to @AlArabiya Egypt has asked the Libyan authorities to hand over terrorist Hisham Ashmawi the Former Egyptian Army Officer urgently to be tried in several cases.
Ukraine's security service published information on Uzbek citizen Dilshod Mamadjanov from Namangan, who was purportedly member of private Russian military contractor WagnerGroup. He fought and was wounded in combat in Syria.2 week ago
Ukraine's security service published information on Uzbek citizen Dilshod Mamadjanov from Namangan, who was purportedly member of private Russian military contractor WagnerGroup. He fought and was wounded in combat in Syria.
EAF Thwarted several attempts to sneak through the Western Borderline with Libya and Destroyed 28 SUVs loaded with Weapons and Ammunition.
In addition to destroying two VBIEDs before attacking army check points in Northern Sinai, and conducting number of Air Strikes on Militants Hideouts and warehouses.
Libya- LNA photos showing Hisham Ashmawy in custody. Most wanted militant in Egypt, former military officer who defected and eventually ended up with al-Qaeda in Libya, Ashmawy was reportedly arrested in Derna wearing an explosive vest that he failed to detonate
Pictures of weapons seized by SDF from ISIS in Ash Shajlah village in Euphrates valley
Russian occupation troops abducted another Georgian citizen near village of Kirbali in Gori municipality and close to de facto border with breakaway South Ossetia. This time it's 50-year shepherd Akakiy Datiashvili. EUMM has been duly notified.
Small drone with @GoPro camera used by the Sinai Province Terrorist Elements to observe and photograph the Security Check points and Army outposts in Northern Sinai Notice that the Drone downed after being spotted by army forces flying over the C.S.F camp in Rafah city last month.
2 week ago
Arab coalition: rocket launcher of Houthis militias was destroyed in Saada province
Arab Coalition: Houthi militias violate international and humanitarian law by attacking camps for displaced people
The US @EmbassyTbilisi has responded to Russia-n allegations on so-called illegal experiments conducted at the Lugar Center in Georgia and stated that those accusations are "nonsense and typical of Russian misinformation and propaganda campaigns."
Photos of the withdrawal of the heavy weapon of the National Liberation Front from the buffer zone agreed between Russia and Turkey to a depth of 20 km in Idlib2 week ago
Photos of the withdrawal of the heavy weapon of the "National Liberation Front" from the buffer zone agreed between Russia and Turkey to a depth of 20 km in Idlib
A bookseller in Dhi Qar province is in custody over charges of spreading atheism.
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