Map. History of Middle East conflict

14 August 2018
Gaeta based Sixth Fleet's flagship @USNavyEurope command and control ship USS Mount Whitney's Helicopter Sea Squadron MH-60S Seahawk (tail code BR) was on the platform during LCC20's Odessa-bound Bosphorus transit.1 month ago
Gaeta based Sixth Fleet's flagship @USNavyEurope command and control ship USS Mount Whitney's Helicopter Sea Squadron MH-60S Seahawk (tail code BR) was on the platform during LCC20's Odessa-bound Bosphorus transit.
Sixth Fleet's flagship, @USNavyEurope Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney transited Bosphorus entered Black Sea. 15:00Z to strengthen readiness and capability among NATO allies and partners: LCC20 will participate SeaBreeze in Odessa. @YorukIsik pics via @reuterspictures1 month ago
Sixth Fleet's flagship, @USNavyEurope Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney transited Bosphorus entered Black Sea. 15:00Z to strengthen readiness and capability among NATO allies and partners: LCC20 will participate SeaBreeze in Odessa. @YorukIsik pics via @reuterspictures
Newly built Kapikoy border gate between Turkey and Iran1 month ago
Newly built Kapikoy border gate between Turkey and Iran
Iran says it has executed eight people convicted over the 2017 ISIS attack on parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in Tehran
At least 18 YPG members were killed including 3 leaders[Shirgo Hasakah and Damhates, the sources didn't reveal the third official] on late Friday after a suspected ISIS VBIED exploded in Busaira town eastern Deir Ezzor
SDF captured 31 villages: Tiwêmiyê, Se'ida, Soyan, Hewîca, Reyhaniyê, Seracî, Xedîr Ebdella, Elmedîna, Wadî Elşok, Celxem, Xêra xerbî, Zixîr, Eldebça, Cilêb Neda, Xêra şerqî, Seqar, Wadî Ebû Hemdî, Wadî Elşeca, Sehayêm, Kulêb Foqanî, Elsîha, Ebû Fas, Riwêh, Xezîm, Mişêrfa, Kulêb Tehtanî, Abar Elebid, Elecraş, Elecrûş and Kelka and many hills (330km2) in #Hasakah
Raqqa: mass grave in the city of Raqqa, the forensic doctor says in the initial response team that the cemetery contains at least 300 bodies
Civilians on Jordanian border reject "forced displacement" The buses return empty
SAA (with some part of the 9th Division) on the Jordanian Border (Nasib)
SAA (with some part of the 9th Division) on the Jordanian Border (Nasib)
1 month ago
Armenian Armed forces report 155 ceasefire violations in last 24 hours In Nagorno-Karabakh
Turkish Navy type 209/1400 Preveze class submarine transits Bosphorus towards Marmara1 month ago
Turkish Navy type 209/1400 Preveze class submarine transits Bosphorus towards Marmara
The delegation of the Fatih (Conquest) coalition meets with the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) in Erbil to discuss Iraqi government formation.
Arab coalition repelled all Houthis attempts to regain Al Tahita center
Spokesman for the "Giants Brigades": Zabid is the next target of the operations of the "Giants Brigades"
Two Filipinas kidnapped in Iraq on Baghdad-Kirkuk road - Army commander, security sources
1 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 8km SSW of Farkhar, Afghanistan
Artillery shelling on Muzayrib town in Western Daraa
N. Syria: Turkish convoy reached today South-West Idlib carrying communication equipment for its Observation Post in Jisr Shoghur area.
Houthi attacked Saudi army and pro-Hadi forces in Baqim district. Saudi army left positions under heavy fire.1 month ago
Houthi attacked Saudi army and pro-Hadi forces in Baqim district. Saudi army left positions under heavy fire.
Libya: Italy|an MoFA Moavero is in Tripoli to support legitimate libyan institutions ( GNA @GovernmentLY and NOC @NOC_Libya), to underline the importance of UN-led national reconciliation, to strengthen cooperation between two countries (economy, security and Immigration).
Syria: confirmation those weaponized drones are GPS guided (as claimed by Russian MoD). Photos from another exemplary which crashed few days ago in Latakia mounts.
Syria: one of the weaponized drones involved in yesterday's attack on Russian Airbase fell in sea. Last night a 3rd raid was carried out.
Libya: Italyan foreign minister @ItalyMFA Enzo Moavero Milanesi has landed in Tripoli.
1 month ago
China's Foreign Ministry: Russia and China emphasize the need to maintain a comprehensive plan of action on Iran
1 month ago
Taliban operation underway on ISIS fighters in Watapor district of Kunar province. Many ISIS fighters have been killed. Taliban say IS fighters are surrounded and talks about their surrender to Taliban are ongoing with IS local commanders.
Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran
1 month ago
Ghani, Abdullah expected to attend NATO summit
Take decisive steps against Taliban, US tells Pakistan
SAA armored tank T-72AV at the Naseeb border crossing, Daraa, Syria
Outrage broke in the city of Tikrit after more than 15 days without Electricity . The local government said it has no solutions to the issue and accusing Baghdad for "not caring about the problem" This puts citizen in a state of an outrage on social media
Explosion rocked Jarablus, targeted AL-Shamal brigade
Artillery shelling targeting a Markabah village in north of Hama.
Man Made River Project Authority says armed group abducted at 7am Friday 3 Filipino workers, 1 from South Korea and 3 Libyans from their residence at Hasawna water system in southwestern Libya. The kidnappers released the 3 Libyans but fate of the 4 foreigners is still unknown.
1 month ago
Libya- pro-LNA sources reporting on "spy plane" that was shot down over the Oil Crescent, with conflicting reports attributing the aircraft to either Misrata or Italy.
Fires in the gardens in the vicinity of Chadder, Quneitra amid clashes between rebels and pro-Assad forces1 month ago
Fires in the gardens in the vicinity of Chadder, Quneitra amid clashes between rebels and pro-Assad forces
Civilian wounded as result of rocket attack on Bdama village in Western Idlib
1 month ago
Massive casualties among pro-Assad fighters reported during fighting in Quneitra
The rebels declare control over SAA positions at Tell Kurum in Quneitra
Turkish warplanes target PKK position in Mangeshke area near Duhok city center.
Syrian air defenses active over Jableh in Lattakia, possibly firing at drones launched from Idlib
ISIS attack on car belongs to rebels factions in Ad Dana,Idlib
ISIS claims attack against YPG in Raqqa
1 month ago
#USSPorter is back in Black Sea for Exercise #SeaBreeze.
Suleiman Al-Mufalani a white helmet rescuer, was killed by an air strike during his humanitarian duty of search and rescue operations after the aerial bombardment on Umm Al-Mayadin city in the eastren countryside of Daraa
4 civilians and 3 members of #SDF militia have been killed by a suicide bomb car at the entrance to the water station in the city of Besirah in Deir-ez-Zur
ISIS claimed assassination of HTS members in the city of Saraqib.
Libya- one highly notable thing to point out is that this suicide bomber (Abu Nusseibeh al-Muhajir) spoke English, albeit very softly and with a thick African accent1 month ago
Libya- one highly notable thing to point out is that this suicide bomber (Abu Nusseibeh al-Muhajir) spoke English, albeit very softly and with a thick African accent
Syrian Arab Army at Syrian - Jordan Nasib Border crossing
Photos released by Syrian Reporter Siba showing the Syrian Arab Army at Syrian - Jordan Nasib Border crossing
Syrian TV announces reconciliation agreement similar to North Homs and East Ghouta has been reached with rebels in Busra al-Sham and east Daraa countryside
ISIS claimed they have targeted rebels with IED at Al Dana town in Idlib
Houthis launched a short range missile at gathering of Arab coalition in West coast
Interim OPCW report finds chlorine used in attack in Syria's Douma
OPCW issues fact-finding mission reports on chemical weapons use allegations in Douma, Syria in 2018 and in Al-Hamadaniya and KarmAl-Tarrab in 2016.
Rota based Arleigh Burke-class @USNavyEurope Aegis guided-missile destroyer USSPorter transited Bosphorus faster than usual with average speed around 16knots. DDG78 passed many ships during her Black Sea-bound transit including Greek flag Ereğli-bound Anangel Trust1 month ago
Rota based Arleigh Burke-class @USNavyEurope Aegis guided-missile destroyer USSPorter transited Bosphorus faster than usual with average speed around 16knots. DDG78 passed many ships during her Black Sea-bound transit including Greek flag Ereğli-bound Anangel Trust
1 month ago
Jammu And Kashmir: Militants hurl grenade at joint camp of CRPF and Rashtriya Rifles in Pulwama's Tahab. No casualties/injuries reported. Security personnel retaliated with aerial firing.
RuAF Tu204 from Vienna to Sochi 1455z. Foreign Minister Lavrov has been meeting ministers from China/France/Germany/UK/Iran to discuss 2015 Nuclear Accord.
The Netherlands expels two Iranian embassy staff: Dutch intelligence service
Jordan says return of displaced Syrians in southern Syria is top priority
1 month ago
Iran's Zarif hails 'will to resist' US pressure over nuclear deal
Srinagar: Militants lob grenade at CRPF party in Pantha Chowk1 month ago
Srinagar: Militants lob grenade at CRPF party in Pantha Chowk
Arab coalition: a ship unloading wheat at Salif port
Convoy of Russian military near Nassib border crossing
2 Taliban bomb experts detained in Nimroz1 month ago
2 Taliban bomb experts detained in Nimroz
Armenian Prime Minister to participate in NATO summit
Abu Amara Covert Task Force penetrated the ranks of the forces of the Assad government and planted several improvised explosive devices inside a munitions depot and detonated them killing 20 of the 5th Corps and wounding many others in the area of ​​Mahardah Hama
Peshmerga on high alert at Qara Hanjir area in Kirkuk amid talk of possible PMU assault on the area
An SAA T-72 tank nicknamed Daughter of the Euphrates was the first to enter Nasib crossing.1 month ago
An SAA T-72 tank nicknamed "Daughter of the Euphrates" was the first to enter Nasib crossing.
1 month ago
Iran FM @JZarif (after JCPOA joint commission meeting): Two days ago we received a package in Tehran that President Rouhani said is not enough. Today in the meeting we heard more explanation. They provided more explanation on some areas such as oil and banking issues.
1 month ago
First soldier injured on the Gaza border, results of a stone from Gaza
1 month ago
Iran FM: we need to enter into implementation phase.The commitments and measures, all of which will not be necessarily made public, need to be implemented. We all have a timing in mind that is according to US sanctions, meaning, measures need to be implemented before sanctions
1 month ago
Iran FM: Today all JCPOA members showed commitment to stand against the measure of US Need to see how much they want and can in practice. What we heard today are practical methods and if political will shown today, is implemented in different levels, we can proceed with problem
1 month ago
Iran FM @JZarif: Our decision is to transfer the commitments to Iran and then senior officials will decide. Based on predictions, in the first place we'll give them the chance to make the commitments operational If they cannot implement them successfully, we'll act
President Zheenbekov tells parliament that Kyrgyzstan is consulting with Russia on construction of Uzbekistan-Kyrgyzstan-China railway.
Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Friday said as many as 72 militants have been killed and 33 others wounded in security operations during the past 24 hour1 month ago
Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) on Friday said as many as 72 militants have been killed and 33 others wounded in security operations during the past 24 hour
Protest in Faryab continues into 4th day1 month ago
Protest in Faryab continues into 4th day
1 month ago
In video interview Yunis Safarov pleads guilty in assassination attempt on Ganja mayor Elmar Veliev
In video interview Yunis Safarov pleads guilty in assassination attempt on Ganja mayor Elmar Veliev
Syria government forces seize key crossing on Jordan border, monitor says
1 month ago
No breakthrough in nuclear talks as Iran demands more after U.S. exit
1 month ago
Nuclear deal powers support continued Iran oil, gas exports
1 month ago
Reports from Syrian pro-Assad media said the Syrian army has taken over all of Naseeb border crossing with Jordan
Armenian Defense Minister David Tonoyan visited the Armenian-Azerbaijani border in the direction of Nakhchivan, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, press secretary of the Armenian Defense Ministry, said on his Facebook page.
ISIS very active in Iraq in the last days, claims series of attacks from Mosul to Fallujah, Kirkuk and Diyala
Rebel sources say Russian-brokered deal allows civilians who left their towns and villages to go back with Russian guarantees of protection
Inherent Resolve: Committed to the security of Manbij, Syria [email protected] troops from USA and Turkey are maintaining the stability and peace through independent, coordinated patrols along the northern demarcation line.
Syrian rebels in Daraa province who are not ready to reconcile with Damascus will leave to northern Syria in deal-rebel sources
Syrian rebel sources say Russian-brokered deal reached that restores Syrian state sovereignty over Jordan border crossing
SAA shelling Muzayrib town West to Daraa with rocket launchers
1 month ago
Israeli army attacked a Syria(n) government post from which a mortar shell landed in the buffer zone with Israel. The mortar shell was fired as part of offensive between the government and rebels.
Shortage of water even in Tehran .
FSA Ahrar al-Sharqia managed to find a PKK cell in the mountains South of Rajo district, after clashes with the cell, one of its members was arrested and the rest of the group is still besieged
Friday prayers at Khan Al-Ahmar1 month ago
Friday prayers at Khan Al-Ahmar
South Syria: 1st sat image available of Saida (E. Daraa) shows significant devastation due to bombardment, esp. along main street where most buildings are damaged.
Israeli army hit SAA positions near Khan Arnabah in Quneitra with ground-to-ground missiles
The government forces targeted the town Badma in the western countryside of Idlib by dozens of incendiary rockets causing fires in the agricultural land. White Helmets teams were able to control it without any casualties.
Sources of Al Jazeera: the Syrian armed opposition agree with the Russian side on the hand over of heavy weapons
The Jordanian army denies in an official statement that the Syrian Air Force has violated the airspace
1 month ago
Kazakhstan's deputy foreign minister Roman Vasilenko notes that official Astana's position regarding Caspian Sea has always been that it is supposed to be a demilitarized area.
1 month ago
Reports that Collective Security Treaty Organization recommends to avoid secretary of National Security Council of Armeniya Armen Grigoryan while exchanging sensitive military information. Grigoryan previously organized anti-Putin rallies, and supporter of Armeniya exit from CSTO
South Syria: visual confirmation Rebels withdrew from Naimah, leaving behind one T-55. Naimah was last East location before Daraa. Geolocation of bridge
1 month ago
Armenian army held artillery drill troday
The first joint operation between Iraqi troops and Kurdish Peshmerga since the Kurdistan independence vote is to take place against the last remnants of ISIS in Iraq. The operation is called "Vengeance for the Martyrs".
A Peshmerga force has apparently blocked an Iraq Army convoy that was transiting to Qara Hanjir north of Kirkuk city.
Syrian Arab Army capture Mitayiah town and dam/quarry as well as 8 border posts east of Naseeb border crossing on the Jordanian border
1 month ago
Russian warships to hold missile firing drills off Syria's coast
Arab coalition has entered Tahayta city in Hudaydah and control HQ
1 month ago
Jammu And Kashmir: Militants lob a grenade at the residence of former National Conference leader Mohammad Ashraf Bhat in Pulwama's Tral. No injuries/casualties reported
1 month ago
First meeting of joint commission of the JCPOA in ministers level, after US withdrawal, is underway in Coburg Hotel in Vienna
Israeli forces assault Palestinians, prepare to demolish village
It's propaganda
ISIS in al Naba issue 138 spreads a short piece on the capture of 2 elements of Haftar in Barqah during raid of a ISIS commando from central Fezzan
By the Morning the Air Force Support of F-16 Fighter jets and Wing Loong-1 UAVs had reached to the area and started targeting the terrorist elements and their SUVs in areas near the SF Point.
Turkish army shells Bradost in Kurdistan Region
1 month ago
Iranian official: The collapse of the nuclear agreement will increase the state of tension in the Middle East
W. Idlib: Bidama near Turkey was again bombed with incendiary ordnance today.
1 month ago
The European Union will not be able to fully compensate Iran for the withdrawal of companies
1 month ago
Germany's Maas says Europe won't be able to fully compensate for companies leaving Iran as demanded by Tehran
1 month ago
Germany's foreign minister Maas says world powers trying to convince Iran that dropping nuclear deal would cause greater harm to its economy
1 month ago
Moscow and Beijing want to save Iran nuclear deal: RIA cites Russian foreign minister
Witnesses along Jordan border fence with Syria say they spotted armored vehicles with Russian flag heading to Nassib border crossing
Sutoro in Hasakah (a group of Christian soldiers fighting along with SDF) say that the group is ready to fight along with SAA forces.
1 month ago
100 burning balloons fired from the morning hours from Gaza towards the settlements near Gaza envelope, causing seven fires so far.
1 month ago
Turkish FM Cavusoglu: For normalized relations Turkish-Israeli relations, Israel should cease cruelty, killing people
1 month ago
President Erdogan: Now we are building a cabinet with our non-partisan ministers
Turkish artillery shelling PKK positions in Del mount, Khuakurk "Hakurk" mount northern Erbil.
Inherent Resolve:An explosion in al-Hayyah village, Syria injured more than two dozen people on July 5.
1 month ago
Israeli army Deploys Iron Dome in Southern Israel
An explosive device exploded in a suburb of Idlib city
1 month ago
Since this morning, over 100 molotov balloons found, some with explosives attached. It is very windy in southern Israel.
1 month ago
Molotov fire: Havat Hashikmim
Russian Navy Project 1559V Boris Chilkin class replenishment ship Ivan Bubnov returns from 34days Mediterranean deployment and transits Bosphorus towards the Black Sea. Ivan Bubnov was completed in Leningrad's Baltic Shipyard in 1972. AOR hoisted naval auxiliary Andreevsky. 08:00Z1 month ago
Russian Navy Project 1559V Boris Chilkin class replenishment ship Ivan Bubnov returns from 34days Mediterranean deployment and transits Bosphorus towards the Black Sea. Ivan Bubnov was completed in Leningrad's Baltic Shipyard in 1972. AOR hoisted naval auxiliary Andreevsky. 08:00Z
Reports of cease-fire in Daraa with the start of negotiations between the opposition and the Russians
Al Arabiya sources: negotiations between the Syrian opposition and the Russians started in Bosra al -Sham
Armenia PM in Vayots Dzor, meets with protesters against Amulsar gold mine operation
Russian military police and forces belong to Assad government deployed to Daraa countryside in Syria near the Jordan border
Statement by Hikmat Hajiyev, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the 25th anniversary of the occupation of Aghdara and neighboring villages1 month ago
Statement by Hikmat Hajiyev, Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the 25th anniversary of the occupation of Aghdara and neighboring villages
1 month ago
Turkish FM says US should not lose an ally like Turkey over fight against FETO
1 month ago
A group of 25 “irresponsible armed men” was arrested in a crackdown by the Afghan National Army’s Special Force Unit in Faryab province
Air strikes struck the Jordanian territory on Mughir town between the Shajara town and Tora town
1 month ago
Turkish foreign minister says Austria is to impose bans on symbols of the PKK terrorist group similar to regulations in Germany
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu says the US should not lose an ally like Turkey over the fight against the Fetullah Terrorist Organisation
Iran and China FMs met in Coburg Hotel in Vienna ahead of ministerial joint commission session on JCPOA. UK FM not to attend the session. Minister Alistair Burt will represent him.1 month ago
Iran and China FMs met in Coburg Hotel in Vienna ahead of ministerial joint commission session on JCPOA. UK FM not to attend the session. Minister Alistair Burt will represent him.
Russian raids on Umm Al Mayadin in Eastern Daraa
1 month ago
Turkish FM: YPG's withdrawal from patrol areas in Manbij, Syria, does not mean they have completely withdrawn. it's time to enter the city center
France says economic package for Iran deal unlikely before November
Highway Kherbet Ghazalah - Nassib border crossing is under Syrian army control
Yad Mordrchai Forest: Two molotov balloons set a fire in the forest
1 month ago
Molotov fire near Or Haner.
Following the pipeline malfunction, ammonia leakage in the Negev; No casualties1 month ago
Following the pipeline malfunction, ammonia leakage in the Negev; No casualties
1 month ago
French Foreign Minister: It is difficult to put an economic package for Iran to save the nuclear agreement by next month
Al-Naimah town and silos south of al-Naimah under Syrian army control
1 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister: US sanctions against Iran are wrong
An air strike of the Russian air forces hits the Jordanian town of Mugheir near Ramtha city in Jordan northern peripheries.
Russian air forces hit the road linking eastern and western Daraa countrysides. One of the strikes hit a Jordanian land.
Russian air forces have launched several airstrikes since early morning on different neighborhoods in Daraa, Nseib, and Om-Almatathen in eastern Daraa countryside
Air strikes by Russian air forces on Tafas town, rural Daraa
1 month ago
Turkish FM Cavusoglu cites 'clear consensus' between Turkey, US other Syria regions will be rid of PKK/YPG after Manbij
SAA Tiger Forces captured Daara grain silos
Syrian Observatory: 6 km separating the Syrian government forces from the border crossing
Negotiations between Russia military and rebels to resume in the next hour - opposition in principle says ready to hand over heavy weapons but in phases and after CF in place; also request for safe passage for 6000 fighters and their families to rebel held north of Syria Deraa
1 month ago
Azerbaijan accused Armeniya in 102 violations in last 24 hours
Ganderbal: Two pilgrims injured after the bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims from Baltal base camp to Srinagar skidded off the road near Kangan's Ganiwan on Srinagar-Leh highway, shifted to nearest hospital. Jammu And Kashmir1 month ago
Ganderbal: Two pilgrims injured after the bus carrying Amarnath pilgrims from Baltal base camp to Srinagar skidded off the road near Kangan's Ganiwan on Srinagar-Leh highway, shifted to nearest hospital. Jammu And Kashmir
Iran's President: "If the process of FMs meeting in Vienna is promising, we will continue our cooperation with Europe". German chancellor Merkel: "we know and we are certain that we want to stay in the deal and we believe that dialogue should continue in peace".
Iran President, in a phone call with German Chancellor on Thursday, described the package proposed by E3 on JCPOA as "disappointing":The package lacked operational solution and specific method for cooperation, and featured just a set of general commitments like previous EU statements
1 month ago
A senior official in Balkh said four villages of Chamtal district in the northern Balkh province were fallen to the Taliban following heavy clashes
1 month ago
Afghan Taliban rule out talks with the gov't and the group's spokesman says in a statement Taliban will not talk to "powerless side". Taliban spox Zabihullah Mujahid says "foreign invasion is a fundamental issue" and they want to solve the problem with invaders
China chides Iran over threat to block oil exports through Strait of Hormuz
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