Map. History of Middle East conflict

17 July 2018
[email protected]: You might not always like @POTUS' message. I don't think you can argue that he's not incredibly effective. He's been incredibly effective on the economy. ISIS used to have 40,000 fighters.Now they're under 1,000.
Turkish warplanes renewed airstrikes in Baflioun Mountain
Tel Rifat and Minagh air base are under heavy bombardment
Suspected Turkish aircraft is flying over Manbij area
The rebels repel the attempt of the government forces to infiltrate the front of "Journalists Housing" in western Aleppo, killing several of them
RussianForces shelled al Rahma Hospital in KhanSheikhoun city in Idlib suburbs, rendering it inoperable
"These airstrikes hit us. We see the injured on the st and ambulances rushing pts to hospitals. We go to the OR then we see photos of those killed on social media. We've never seen such a massacre broadcast live and the result - Nothing, the tragedy continues." - SAMS Medic, East Ghouta
Turkish warplanes carried out airstikes in the area of Rajo.
Iran plans to increase oil production capacity by 700,000 BPD within 4 years
@LindseyGrahamSC: Last time we ignored Afghanistan we got 9/11. Nearly 3000 lives lost and billions of dollars spent because we ignored Afghanistan. Never again.
@LindseyGrahamSC: These are serious and dangerous times. President @realDonaldTrump has chosen to listen and follow sound military advice in taking the gloves off when it comes to fighting radical Islam, particularly in Afghanistan. I wish Senator Paul would do the same.
@LindseyGrahamSC: It appears 'General' @RandPaul is at it again. He just called for the immediate withdrawal of all forces from Afghanistan as a way to give the US military a pay raise. Fortunately, only 'General' Paul – and the Taliban - think that's a good idea.
Clashes between SDF and pro-Assad forces at northern entrance of DeirEzZor
Fire after aerial bombardment of Afrin city
Houthi ATGM strike hit pro-Hadi forces vehicle in Marib province.
Turkish airstrikes are targeting Baflûna, Ereb Wêran and Omera villages, North-East of Afrin Canton near Turkey border and Azaz
For the first time since a long time IS started to use SVBIED attacks in Hama, IS confirmed a SVBIED attack targeting a gathering of SAA forces west of Rasm Al-Hamam inside the besieged pocket
Airstrikes on Afrin this night
Turkish army and FSA advancing at Bafilun mount South-West to Burseya mount with air support, at least 6 airstrikes reported
Turkish warplanes hit Sharran in Afrin
Commander of the Houthi militias Abu Badr Zarah was killed in a battle in north of Al-Jouf province
Turkish warplanes hit YPG positions near Minag airbase near Azaz
Turkish warplanes are bombarding Ashrafiyah neighborhood in the center of Afrin.
IDF: Iran exports terror and instability throughout the entire Middle East. The Israeli army will defend Israel against it.
Commander of the Huthi Mohsen Mohammed Gharibi was killed among 35 members of the militias in Al-Jouf
Turkish Air Force aviation reported over city of Kilis5 month ago
Turkish Air Force aviation reported over city of Kilis
Turkish warplanes start bombing YPG targets in Afrin
"The president was involved and briefed" @WhiteHouse spox @RajShah45 says of attack by about 300 pro-Syria government forces on Syrian Democratic Forces and coalition forces
NW. Daraa: traditional ISIS counter-attack (following failure of last Rebel offensive) is foiled tonight for 2nd consecutive day. Jaish Khalid tried to take Hayt but was repelled after ferocious battle. Ahrar Sham lost a commander.
5 month ago
Mattis: Unclear who US strikes killed in 'self-defense': "We know they were pro-government forces[but] Iranian, Assad, Russian, mercenaries, I can't tell you," defense secretary says
YPG is shelling positions of Turkish-backed forces with MLRS BM-21 GRAD
SE. Idlib: GoPro footage showing Jaish Al-Ahrar storming Ajaz. BMP destroyed with RPG.
SecDef Mattis: "The situation has not changed in Manbij in terms of Turkish pressure on Manbij or—obviously there's a lot of concern there because of what they've heard out of Ankara but right our goal is to keep the pressure on the counter ISIS campaign"
Syrian Kurdish Forces on the front line, near Shaddadi in Eastern Syria.
5 month ago
Mattis: US airstrikes in Syria done in "self-defense," he tells reporters. "If we were getting involved in a broader conflict, then it would have had an initiative on our part."
Tighten security on SDF checkpoints in Deir al-Zour Western countryside
Deir al-Zour Eastern countryside: International coalition aircraft launched several air raids targeting the locations of ISIS in the cities of Hajin and AL Bahra
Houthis have taken control of a number of areas in the al-Shaf directorate of Yemen
[email protected]: The United States is deeply concerned by the February 8 conviction without credible evidence of U.S. citizen and @NASA scientist Serkan Golge for being a member of a terror organizationWe call on Turkey's Government to end the protracted state of emergency.
[email protected]: U.S. welcomes release of journalist Dilmurod Saidov who was sentenced in 2009. We recognize Uzbekistan's President for releasing dozens of prisoners of conscience since assuming presidency and for taking important steps to reform the rule of law in Uzbekistan.
US Secretary of Defence Mattis will meet his Turkish counterpart Canikli next mid-week in Brussels and discuss Syria, Mattis told reporters
U.S. not aware of any Russian forces among the attacking forces in Syria - Mattis
The Hamza Division under the leadership of Turkmen Commander Seyf Ebubekir sent a 500-member commando union that completed 120 days of special training to Afrin to participate in the Olive Branch Operation
US State Department: We will not hesitate to use force if our forces will be threatened in Syria
Reports of a shooting in Khanaqin; casualties reported but unconfirmed. Police are investigating.
Lebanon Judge orders Death Penalty for Uber Driver who killed British Diplomat Rebecca Dykes in Dec.
2 months after he asked Putin to protect his country from "US threats," President Al-Bashir says Sudan has finalized joint military program with Russia
New York Times reporting that the SDF have captured British ISIS fighters Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh. The two remaining members of The Beatles - group responsible for execution of journalists and aid workers
U.S. not expected to contribute any money at Iraq reconstruction conference in Kuwait next week - officials
Two people were killed in the city of Irbeen in the countryside of Damascus as a result of air strikes on the residential neighborhoods in the city
Helicopter dropped explosive barrels on the town of Al Surman in rural Idlib
Mortar shelling on outskirts of Elnaymah in Daraaa
US Department of State: The United States is extremely concerned about escalating violence in Idlib, the Damascus suburbs of Eastern Ghouta, and other areas of Syria threatened by ongoing government and Russian airstrikes. These attacks must end now.
French Foreign Minister says the French citizens who fought with ISIS before being arrested in Syria or Iraq will be judged by local authorities and won't be repatriated to France
Government took over Qasr Ibn Wardan in NE. Hama CS. ISIS pocked almost reduced.
South Aleppo: view of IRGC stronghold Al-Hader and its fortified hill from strategic Tell of Al-Eis (3 km distance) where Turkish Army is setting up a position.
Eastern Damascus: video showing urban warfare on Irbeen front. government failed so far to advance despite intense use of up-armoured T-72s, BREM-1 and bulldozers.
Hezbollah's military media releases video threatening to strike Israeli offshore gas and oil installations in response to any Israeli action against Lebanese drilling/exploration in Block 9.
Hezbollah's military media releases video threatening to strike Israeli offshore gas and oil installations in response to any Israeli action against Lebanese drilling/exploration in Block 9.
5 month ago
IS announced it destroyed a SAA BMP with an ATGM missile west of Al-Sa'an town at the eastern Hama CS
Some spoils made by HTS during counter-attack on West AbuDuhur front
5 month ago
Russia says humanitarian ceasefire in Syria 'unrealistic'
Now: intensive flight of low-level drone aircraft over the areas of Sheikh Zwaid and Rafah coincided with the sound of powerful explosions south of those areas.
Trudeau wants to reintegrate ISIS fighters into Canada.
@Raajje_tv shutdowns its public broadcasting due to military warning5 month ago
@Raajje_tv shutdowns its public broadcasting due to military warning
Admin policy statement says increase in defense spending "would ensure America is prepared to deter and, if necessary, defeat the full spectrum of threats from rival powers, rogue states, and terrorist organizations like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria."
5 month ago
@Raajje_tv shutdowns its public broadcasting due to military warning
Air raid from Assad government targeting the town of Arbin in Eastern Ghouta
Syrian Army also captured Abu Ajwah today in Daesh pocket
Asked about Turkey - Afrin, @ChiefPentSpox says "We're going to continue to support the SDF [Syria|n Democratic Forces] in the fight against ISIS"
Civilians were injured in new strikes on Harasta, Saqba and Hammuriyah
State Department: U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Amman, Jordan; Ankara, Turkey; Beirut, Lebanon; Cairo, Egypt; and Kuwait City, Kuwait, February 11–16
Washington: We support a UN call to stop the violence in Syria for a month to allow the aid
Pentagon insists deconfliction line in Syria worked - "The Russians, we deconflicted and they understood and didn't fire on us" per @ChiefPentSpox "It's a good thing not to be fired on"
"Our position is to provide our diplomats with the strongest position so that they can find a political, a diplomatic solution [for Syria] through the Geneva process" per @ChiefPentSpox
5 month ago
3rd attempted stabbing incident reported at Tzomet Chasno near Kiryat Arba, initial reports of an attacker neutralized
"We are there [Syria] to defeat ISIS. They are on the run but there is still work to be done," adds DoD's White
Salvation Front and governmentnt 111 announced defecting from Naser Army after mistakes by Major Mohamad al-Mansor the leader of Suqor al-Ghab and Jaysh al-Naser
Funeral of Turkish officer, who was killed in Afrin, at Karabuk5 month ago
Funeral of Turkish officer, who was killed in Afrin, at Karabuk
Maj Gen Felix Gedney CJTF-OIR Dep Cmdr: Coalition and SDF partner self-defense in Khusham, Syria Jan. 7-8: We will defend ourselves and stand by partners. Anything taking focus off #DefeatDaesh mission is a distraction from attaining the lasting defeat of Daesh
"I can't confirm the numbers" says @ChiefPentSpox re reports 100 pro-Assad forces killed in SDF/coalition attack response
5 month ago
Israeli army says an attempted stabbing took place moments ago against a soldier at an army post outside Hebron. No injuries reported, the assailant was captured.
Saudi air raid kills seven members of one family in Yemen's Jawf province
"We had a very productive conversation [with the Russia|ns] in so far as we told them what was happening, they agreed not to attack coalition forces" per @ChiefPentSpox
5 month ago
IDF: Moments ago, shots were fired from Syria at an Israeli army UAV. Hits were identified in Majdal Shams in the northern Golan Heights. No injuries were reported, damage was identified in a house in Majdal Shams. Israeli army troops are searching the area
"Russian officials assured coalition officials they would not engage in the vicinity,' per @ChiefPentSpox, adds 1 SDF soldiers wounded, but no coalition casualties
[email protected] on clash with pro-government forces: "We're not looking for a conflict with the government," says US forces have right to self defense
Pentagon observed "slow-build up" of pro-Assad forces over the past week, and coalition officials notified Russia of prior SDF presence in the area, per White-"Coalition officials were in contact with their Russia|n counterparts before, after and during the attack"
Pro-government forces lobbed 20-30 tank rounds within 500 meters of SDF base. Coalition finally hit back. Did not target vehicles that had turned back and ran away west. Comms with Russia entire time, assured wouldn't hit nearby coalition forces - @ChiefPentSpox
Pentagon: Syrian government forces launched a coordinated attack against the SDF
The UAE has deployed at least one M109 155mm self-propelled howitzer and a M-ATV Oshkosh to Yemen, a photo published today by @adenalghad suggests. Convoy is reportedly driving from Al Anad Air Base to Aden.5 month ago
The UAE has deployed at least one M109 155mm self-propelled howitzer and a M-ATV Oshkosh to Yemen, a photo published today by @adenalghad suggests. Convoy is reportedly driving from Al Anad Air Base to Aden.
The people found the body of an unidentified person in the fourth decade of age and died and shots in his body on the ground next to the district of the hero district of the third section of El Arish.
Security sources say: the security forces blew up today 3 explosive devices were detected in different areas west and south of Arish
Mattis refused McMaster's request to provide military options for striking Iranian ships
According to security sources in northern Sinai, security forces are pursuing a terrorist group in the Egyptian coastal area of Rafah.
Russia UN envoy: Russia will protest US attack in Eastern Syria to UN Security Council
E. Idlib: report from W. AbuDuhur frontline following capture of Tell Sultan by HTS.5 month ago
E. Idlib: report from W. AbuDuhur frontline following capture of Tell Sultan by HTS.
YPG target a military vehicle in the center of the village of Shikraza in Bulbul
Death toll tops 200 in four days of Syria raids on rebel area: monitor
Same scenario for all Eastern Damascus towns: SyAF dropping multiple dumb bombs at same time. Example from Irbeen.
Two airstrikes have targeted the @SyriaCivilDef center in Khan Shaykoun, Idlib. 8 rockets were fired, killing three volunteers and injuring 5 more. Other teams responded to rescue them. The center is out of action
2 Chinooks and one Apache were spotted in one of Hawija villages (Shamlan village) at 6 AM
Syrian government forces killed several civilians in Saqba city in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus suburbs
The Syrian government describes the raid of the international coalition in Deir al-Zour as a war crime
5 month ago
Syria's airspace has not been closed to Turkey's air forces. Russia was introducing a new air defence systemandTurkish air force was expecting to be allowed back into Syria to support the ongoing Turkish military campaign in Afrin region after the installation was completed.
Two civil defense members were killed by raids on Khan Sheikhun
Khan Shikhon SCD center has just been targeted by many air strikes.
Russian Su-25 pilot Roman Fillipov, who was killed in Syria was buried in Voronezh
U.S. counter-attack in Syria included Air Force AC-130 gunships, F-15s, F-22s, Army Apache helicopter gunships and Marine Corps artillery killing 100 Russian and Assad-backed fighters in 3-hour battle beginning around midnight last night.
5 month ago
Erdogan had phone call with Iranian President Rouhani
Rif Dimashq: destruction in Beit Sawa town following Syrian government airstrikes
Remnants of Russian Tochka-U 9M79M missiles that struck Maarat al-Numaan in Syria.
5 month ago
The outbreak of clashes between young men and troops in Jabal al-Qadah in the town of Beit Furik
1st IED/landmine by YPG against FSA vehicle in Afrin, in Khalil village
5 month ago
Syrian Army control Rasm Midhi, Musaytibat, Jubb Hib, Rajm Juerat, Mukhlif Shamali, Ayn Zarkah, Abu Miyal in Hama
5 month ago
India says one lady lost her life during ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Balnoi
5 month ago
Over 2 weeks after Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack KamAir flights still suspended to 4 provinces in Afghanistan. Several KamAir personnel were killed in the ISIS attack
5 month ago
U.S. forces in Afghanistan attack anti-China militants
A warning was sent out by the FSA to Troops in the Afrin Operation to use cell phones with caution5 month ago
A warning was sent out by the FSA to Troops in the Afrin Operation to use cell phones with caution
Report: 25 Irainian militia were killed, and about 50 are being treated in Deir-ez-Zur hospitals
YPG/SDF likely Konkurs ATGM direct hit strike on TFSA pickup truck in Afrin
YPG/SDF likely Konkurs ATGM direct hit strike on TFSA pickup truck in Afrin
Picture: YPJ rocket launcher
5 month ago
Journalist says the explosion sounds in Ankara were dynamite being used in the construction of a new road in Çayyolu.
5 month ago
India says Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 16:20 hours in Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control. Indian Army is retaliating
Already up to 40 killed in Eastern Ghouta today
5 month ago
Unknown location
People reporting the sound of 2 explosions in Ankara in the past 10 minutes
15 YPG fighters were buried today in Afrin
5 month ago
Explosions in Ankara
Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman received Lieutenant General Mirzo Sherali, Minister of Defence of Republic of Tajikistan. Both the Defence Ministers held meeting along with other officials5 month ago
Delhi: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman received Lieutenant General Mirzo Sherali, Minister of Defence of Republic of Tajikistan. Both the Defence Ministers held meeting along with other officials
The European Parliament condemns the death sentences in Egypt and calls on the authorities to stop them
5 month ago
Russian gas and oil giant Gazprom increases planned total investment in the TurkStream natural gas pipeline project to $7 billion, will primarily use own recourses
Libya militia leader Mahmoud al-Werfalli allegedly executed prisoners in Benghazi
West Idlib: moment when a huge airstrike destroyed a school with dispensary in Mashmashan. 22 casualties in multiple raids on village
5 month ago
Ghandour denies the establishment of a Turkish military base on the Sudanese island of Suakin
5 month ago
Syrian militias were conducting anti-Daesh op when US jets attacked them – @mod_russia
5 month ago
Russian Defense Ministry: Militants targeted by US air raids have not coordinate with Russia
5 month ago
SAA control Shihat Hamra, Muntara, Shumtaniyah in Hama
5 month ago
Amir of Qatar confirms contacts with Hamas Haniyeh, as the continuation of Qatar support of the Palestinian people and the Gaza Strip
SE. Idlib (drone view): moment when Jaish Izza stormed Ajaz W. of Sinjar. government tank fleeing crushing barriers on its way.
5 month ago
Russian Defense ministry says US goal in Syria is not to fight ISIS but to capture economic assets, after a deadly attack against Assad forces
5 month ago
Syrian Army control more areas in Daesh pocket
6 civilians were killed, and many injured after 4 airstrikes targeting PHC center, and two schools in Meshemshan town in Idlib countryside. CivilDefense teams rushed to help the wounded, and continue the rescue operation.
5 month ago
MFA Russia: Zakharova: The illegal US military presence in Syria is a major obstacle to the movement towards peace and the preservation of unity and territorial integrity in Syria
Turkish army is shelling the villages Chela and Cheqmaqa of district Rajo
2 militants and 2 Over Ground Workers arrested in a raid conducted by SIT in connection with firing in SMHS Hospital on 6th February5 month ago
2 militants and 2 Over Ground Workers arrested in a raid conducted by SIT in connection with firing in SMHS Hospital on 6th February
Jordan's King Abdullah ll arrives at the Prime Minister's House. A Contingent of Pakistani Armed Forces is presenting a guard of honor to the dignitary. @RHCJO
5 month ago
Moscow: The US security zone in Syria helps the IS to hide from government troops
Libya- LNA al-Saiqa troops in Benghazi including a rarely seen Humvee with a mounted DsHK MG
I don't look at these pictures because this case requires professional investigation, I will not comment on anything that is not confirmed: ADGP Muneer Khan on viral photo of terrorist Naveed Jatt, who escaped during shooting at Srinagar's SMHS Hospital5 month ago
I don't look at these pictures because this case requires professional investigation, I will not comment on anything that is not confirmed: ADGP Muneer Khan on viral photo of terrorist Naveed Jatt, who escaped during shooting at Srinagar's SMHS Hospital
5 month ago
UNIFIL says Lebanon and Israel not interested in escalating the situation and committed to cessation of hostilities - in response to tension over Israel building a wall along the border
5 month ago
Tight security measures near the US Embassy in Kabul and the closure of roads leading to it
SIT started probe and due to scientific evidence we ascertained who or what were involved. They were identified, raids were conducted. We apprehended 2 militants and 2 OGWs. After their arrest we are left with Naveed and another terrorist who are still at large: Muneer Khan, Deputy General Police5 month ago
SIT started probe and due to scientific evidence we ascertained who or what were involved. They were identified, raids were conducted. We apprehended 2 militants and 2 OGWs. After their arrest we are left with Naveed and another terrorist who are still at large: Muneer Khan, Deputy General Police
Due to the firing we lost 2 of our officials and in this process this Pakistani terrorist managed to escape. Immediately after the incident an SIT was constituted to inspect all the aspects of this escape: Muneer Khan, ADGP, Jammu And Kashmir on firing in SMHS Hospital5 month ago
Due to the firing we lost 2 of our officials and in this process this Pakistani terrorist managed to escape. Immediately after the incident an SIT was constituted to inspect all the aspects of this escape: Muneer Khan, ADGP, Jammu And Kashmir on firing in SMHS Hospital
North Hama: town of Lataminah is again hit today by scores of airstrikes. One of them, presumably by RuAF.
5 month ago
India says ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Poonch's KG sector, Army retaliating
Embassy of Maldives in India issues fresh statement on Special Envoy not visiting India, says media reports that he bypassed India visit is not true. Says, dates were not suitable to the Indian leadership. @MDVinIND5 month ago
Embassy of Maldives in India issues fresh statement on Special Envoy not visiting India, says media reports that he bypassed India visit is not true. Says, dates were not suitable to the Indian leadership. @MDVinIND
5 month ago
Seven members of a family were killed during an operation of Afghan security forces in Alishir district of southeastern Khost province
A human rights activist was killed by a member of the "National Commission to Investigate Human Rights Violations in Yemen" in Taiz
5 month ago
Turkey has filed an application to reject the agreement between Egypt and the Greek Cypriots, indicating that the agreement violates the Turkish continental shelf at the meridians 32, 16 and 18 degrees
APCs spotted on way to Arish on the back of state of emergency measures in all hospitals in north Sinai pointing to major attacks on Islamic State
5 month ago
Khamenei: Despite all these instances of mercilessness and hardheartedness, the U.S. government claims, in its international propaganda, that it advocates for Human Rights, rights of the oppressed and animals rights. One should expose them by providing facts.
Two B-52 airstrikes hit Taliban training camps in Badakhsha Province Feb. 4 in support of the USFOR-A effort to destroy insurgent revenue sources, training facilities and support networks.5 month ago
Two B-52 airstrikes hit Taliban training camps in Badakhsha Province Feb. 4 in support of the USFOR-A effort to destroy insurgent revenue sources, training facilities and support networks.
Syria: "As we were pulling out children and dead from under rubble, they targeted us with five rockets - directly targeting us," says Moayad al-Hafi, rescue worker in Jisreen
Syria: Moayad al-Hafi, a rescue worker, tells @AFP his team was hit in double-tap strike as they pulled bodies out from rubble in Jisreen
5 month ago
Khamenei: The infrastructures and innocent people of Yemen are being bombarded by U.S. allies and U.S. weapons on a daily basis, but the U.S. govt. voices no objection; while they despicably show a few iron scraps to make baseless claims that Iran sends missiles.
OIR Spokesman: Unexploded landmines left by Islamic State fighters cover every inch of their former Syrian capital of Raqqa, a U.N. official said on Tuesday, advising civilians against returning to their homes there.
5 month ago
Khamenei: Backing the 70 years of oppression against the people of Palestine, supporting the massacre and oppression of the people of Yemen are clear examples of the U.S.'s tyranny.
Syrian TV now: Americans will be out of Syria sooner or later, just like how we kicked them out of Lebanon and Iraq. We will make the Lebanon [marine barrack] attacks look like child's play.
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a female police officer and injured her baby in northwestern Faryab provinces5 month ago
Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a female police officer and injured her baby in northwestern Faryab provinces
617 Afghan prisoners extradited by Iran
5 month ago
Maldives' embattled president Abdulla Yameen sends envoys to China, Saudi for support
B-52 strikes Taliban training camp in Afghanistan, dropping 24 precision-guided munitions—the most, the U.S. military says, ever launched by a B-525 month ago
B-52 strikes Taliban training camp in Afghanistan, dropping 24 precision-guided munitions—the most, the U.S. military says, ever launched by a B-52
5 month ago
Erdogan: Washington's insistence on working with terrorist organizations in Syria brings us to a crossroads
5 month ago
Khamenei: The U.S. created ISIS, the U.S. president mentioned that in his presidential campaigns. Besides creating it, the U.S. also supported them: it's likely American groups, like the former Black Water, trained them on some of the barbaric and violent tactics.
President Duterte invited to visit Kuwait amid OFW deployment ban
Lebanese President: We continue contacts to prevent any Israeli ambitions on land and sea and we will face any aggression
5 month ago
The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai urges US to impose sanctions on Pakistan military and intelligence
Iran: Nuclear agreement with major powers does not cover our regional activities
5 month ago
Khamenei: Resistance against oppression and corruption at an international level and exposing them are among the Islamic Republic's principal policies. Today the most oppressive and merciless entity among the world is the U.S. government, which is even more barbaric than ISIS.
5 month ago
Britain says wants to save Iran deal, working to address U.S. concerns
Turkish army artillery shelled positions in the villages of Kawkuli and Kurtwiran near Arima, western countryside of Manbij.
17 dead in the airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta of Damascus today
5 month ago
Russia says they are against removal of PYD [corrected translation]
The SANA correspondent in Deyrizor reported that "the U.S coalition attacked pro-SAA forces between Hasham and Tabiyah, there are killed and wounded"
Scenes of airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta in Damascus
Scenes of airstrikes on Eastern Ghouta in Damascus
5 month ago
Syriam Army control Musaytibah in Daesh pocket in Hama
Deir ez-Zur Offensive kicked out last night involved around 500 pro-Government fighters backed by tanks and was launched from villages under their control on W. Euphrates bank. ~20% of attacking force apparently destroyed by US.
5 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan: Assad put into practice state terrorism. He still keeps on killing.
Hospitals in the city of Deir al-Azur full with injured fighters of the pro-Assad forces after coalition strikes. Hospitals appeals to civilians to donate blood
5 month ago
Turkish President Erdogan strongly rejects call of main opposition leader to establish contact with Syria's Assad
Heavy clashes still ongoing in Rajo front since morning as Turkish army artillery shelling in the town of Rajo. Olive Branch forces seized some points and weapons.c
5 civilians killed in the airstrike on Mishmishan in Idlib
5 month ago
Syrian Army control also Turut Sharqiya, Turut Janoubiya, Rasem Anz, Tutul Humr, Qaser Ibn Wardan, Muwaylih Suwaranah, Muwaylih ibn Hadib, Anbaz, Jabal Mudawar, Tal Muwaylih, Tal Abwiyah, Dabah, Jabal Huwayses, Tal Huwayses, Tal Zaebiq in Hama
Government forces target the areas of Duma, Harasta, Arbeen and Mudayrah in Eastern Ghouta with heavy artillery shells.
Smoke rising in residential areas of Harasta in Eastern Damascus
Photos: Moment Syrian Air Force and Russia's Missiles Were Launched on Eastern Ghouta
Israel names new envoy to Jordan after diplomatic row resolved
Columns of smoke rising as a result of an air raid by Assad government aircraft that targeted the city of Haza in Eastern Ghouta Photography: Montaser Abou Zeid
5 month ago
Syrian Army captured around dozen villages inc. Qasr Ibn Wardan in Daesh pocket
Israel appoints Amir Weissbrod as the new ambassador to Jordan.
5 month ago
Syrian Coalition Warns of Collapse of Political Process if Assad government's Military Escalation Continues
Russian ambassador in Damascus: Moscow refuses to exclude the Kurdish Democratic Union Party from any negotiations on Syria
Government aircraft targets with an air raid the town of Haza in Eastern Ghouta
Heavy fighting between YPG/SDF and Turkish army in Raco
5 month ago
U.S. Central Command has officially designated Afghanistan and the fight against the Taliban as its "main effort."
Russian warplanes carry out Airstrikes over Mashman village western Idlib and Ghadfa town eastern Idlib
5 month ago
Five arrested for facilitating escape of Pakistan militant Naveed Jutt alias Abu Hanzalla from custody during a visit to SMHS Hospital: Officials
5 month ago
Uzbek nationals among 14 ISIS militants killed in Jawzjan airstrikes
5 month ago
Erdogan and Putin agree to set up new monitoring sites in Idlib
5 month ago
"Coalition officials were in regular communication with Russian counterparts before, during and after the thwarted (enemy) attack," the official said.
5 month ago
One US military official said that they have not ruled out that Iran backed-troops may have also been involved in the attack
5 month ago
USAID hosted the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) and more than 80 private sector business leaders at the US Embassy on Wednesday to discuss reform strategies and business openings for the Afghan mining sector
USAID hosted the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum (MoMP) and more than 80 private sector business leaders at the US Embassy on Wednesday to discuss reform strategies and business openings for the Afghan mining sector
5 month ago
Next summit of Erdogan, Putin and Ruhani will be held in Istanbul
5 month ago
Turkey President Erdogan had phone call with Russian President Putin
5 month ago
Russian lawmaker says US strike in Syria an "act of aggression"
US-led strikes in eastern Syria kill 20 government and allied forces after attack on SDF forces: monitor
Islamic State Claims Killing A Houthi Fighter With Sniper Fire On Mt. 'Alib In Qayfah NW Of Bayda.
Jammu and Kashmir: Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma met chief minister Mehbooba Mufti in Jammu5 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Centre's special representative Dineshwar Sharma met chief minister Mehbooba Mufti in Jammu
US launches airstrike on Syria "government-backed troops" that were shelling SDF positions in Deir Ezzour. A US official said around 100 of the 500 troops targeting SDF were killed
5 month ago
Turkish Armed forces claims 1028 suspected militants were neutralized since beginning of operation in Northern Syria
King Abdullah-II of Jordan arrives in Islamabad today on a two-day official visit to Pakistan. @QueenRania @KingAbdullahII Jordan Pakistan
US official says security assistance can be restored if Islamabad takes 'decisive and sustained' action against terrorist groups
5 month ago
Kashmir hospital shootout: police arrests 10 persons in Pulwama
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said the presence of US military bases in Afghanistan is fueling insecurity in the region and in Afghanistan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said the presence of US military bases in Afghanistan is fueling insecurity in the region and in Afghanistan
Pro SAA Activist : " For the second day clashes in AL Salehiyyeh near Deir EzZor city with USA agents and strikes upon them in Jadid Ukaydat You will see unprecedented developments in Deir EzZor"
US CENTCOM on attack by pro-Assad forces on SDF
Airstrikes by the coalition on pro-Assad militias locations at DeirEzZor city countryside (Hatlah and Housseneih), after Assad militias trying to assault on SDF. The government and RuAF respond by airstrikes and rockets shilling on CONOCO Gaz field and Kehsham town
Russian contractors may have been involved in pro-government attack on US military advisers and their partner forces in Syria that led to US counterattack with aircraft and artillery in east of Euphrates. No US wounded.
Akhtarin Media reports clashes between the YPG and FSA near the village of Ablah, close to the town of Akhtarin
A reported U.S. airstrike targeted AQAP militants in al Sawma'a district, al Bayda governorate, central Yemen on 07 FEB according to local news sources. Al Sawma'a district is a common location for U.S. airstrikes against AQAP.
SE. Idlib: several pro-Assad fighters captured by Rebels on West Sinjar front.
Latest ISIS propaganda Al Hayat release highlights women fighters for the Islamic State in Syria
For the first time that ISIS official video shows women in battle and praises women for fighting against Kurdish forces in Syria.
IRAM launch by Iraq's Rapid Response units during the "White Flags" operation earlier today
ISIS (Wilayat Sina') claim they ambushed 2 Egyptian Police vehicles, destroyed them with x2 IEDs in Al-Ahrash district in Rafah and clashed with backup forces killing and wounding many of them as they claim. Also reportedly destroyed M60 AV with an IED in Balaa, N. Rafah yesterday.
10 civilians killed and many injured after more than 14 warplane airstrikes targeted civilians homes in the city of Maart alnooman, in Idlib countryside CivilDefense teams rushed to help the wounded, extinguish the fires and continued the rescue operation
Video showing last clashes between Jaish Al-Nasr and pro-Assad forces in Sarja in SE. Idlib before its takeover tonight.
European official who works on Syria to small group of journalists: "We keep thinking the worst is over in Syria and somehow it keeps getting worse."
Fighters of Syriac Military Council, MFS reached their front and position in the ongoing Afrin battle to the support of SDF forces
An Egyptian paper reports that the security forces foiled a plan by ISIS cell to kill Hamas leader Haniya by bombing the mosque in Gaza that he prays in
Heavy clashes between Hezbollah and HTS militants near Al Khalsah village, just north of Al Ais, where Turkish de-escalation base is located
Turkish Armed forces: Two soldiers in Afrin were killed in an ATGM attack
Israeli police chiefs have decided to recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu for corruption, Israeli media report
US Army Lt Gen. Paul E. Funk speaks to the AP at an American outpost in the town of Manbij, Syria, Wednesday, Feb7 2018 The top US general in the coalition fighting the Islamic State group pledged American troops would remain in the town despite Ankara's demands for a US pullout
More than 14 strikes of Russian aircrafts on Maarat Al-Numan in Idlib, using incendiary ammunition
Russian fighter jets have conducted dozens of air raids on Maaret Annuman in rural Idlib, engulfing the city in flames. Entire homes burned to a crisp, others completely demolished. Dead civilians either burned beyond ID or stuck under rubble
Syrian government forces shelled al Kabir Mosque in Zamalka town in Eastern Ghouta in Damascus suburbs
Syrian Army re-captured Ajaz after lost earlier today
Photos from Maarat al Numan As Russian Air Strikes Bombard the city
The family of the pilot who was killed in Syria will get $17500 compensation
SAA Tiger Forces Tigers Men mourning the Death of Field commander of the Sabour groups - Ali Sakour Nicknamed Abou Jaafar who was killed today during the ongoing violent clashes in the area as HTS and TIP launched a fierce attack
U.S. coalition on allegations of Kurdish YPG chlorine gas attack in Syria: @CJTFOIR is aware of but cannot corroborate reports that Kurds in Afrin have employed chemical weapons, says SDF do not use chemical weapons5 month ago
U.S. coalition on allegations of Kurdish #YPG chlorine gas attack in #Syria: @CJTFOIR is "aware of but cannot corroborate reports that Kurds in Afrin have employed chemical weapons," says SDF do not use chemical weapons
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Israel finds severe H5N8 bird flu in wild bird
UAE APC Panther F9 seen with Free idlib Army during an attack on government position in Idlib eastern countryside
Turkistan Islamic Party's mobile 130mm artillery engaged in Idlib. The KrAZ-255 it's based on has rarely appeared during the civil war.
Maj. Gen. Hecker, deputy commander-Air for @USFOR A says recent B-52 strike in Badakhshan province targeted training camps belonging to the Taliban and the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, an extremist group founded in western China
Israel's Shin Bet says 113 terror attacks happened in Jerusalem and the WestBank in January. The Palestinians say close to 500
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Before dawn today, another young Palestinian was killed: Hamza al-Zamrah, accused of an attempted stabbing attack that reportedly lightly injured one Israeli security guard outside Karmi Tzur in the southern West Bank, was shot and killed by another Israeli security guard
Kuwait and Sweden call for a closed session of the Security Council on the humanitarian situation in Syria
Rural Idlib: FSA forces take control of Ejaz and Sarja in rural south east Idlib after engaging in heavy clashes with SAA and allies
Afghanistan now "main effort" for bombers and jets flying from Middle East. "This is just the beginning," Air Force Maj. Gen. James Hecker says about ramped up air campaign against Taliban
OCHA Syria: Hostilities in northwestern Syria continue to endanger civilians. Recent violence displaced over 300,000 people in Idleb and 15,000-30,000 people in Afrin. Read full report
Warplanes bombed Kafr Zita and Latamenah cities in Northern Hama countryside today
Warplanes bombed Kafr Zita and Latamenah cities in Northern Hama countryside today
The death toll of the bombing of Eastern Ghouta today rise to 34
Photos from the triangle of the three countrysides of Aleppo, Hama and Idlib
USAF Maj Gen: "Significant increase" in US airstrikes in Afghanistan over last 4-5 days including B-52 strike against 3 Taliban training camps
Met Police has reportedly charged Jim Matthews, a YPG volunteer who fought ISIS and former soldier who served in Iraq, with terror offence. First such case in UK. (Josh Walker wasn't charged over YPG affiliation)5 month ago
Met Police has reportedly charged Jim Matthews, a YPG volunteer who fought ISIS and former soldier who served in Iraq, with terror offence. First such case in UK. (Josh Walker wasn't charged over YPG affiliation)
Bab al-Hawa border crossing posted photos of oil tanks entering from Turkey after YPG stopped the old route(east Syria-Manbij-Azaz-Afrin-Idlib)for years opposition plea Turkey to send oil to Idlib instead of Afrin to prevent millions of $ go to YPG every month5 month ago
Bab al-Hawa border crossing posted photos of oil tanks entering from Turkey after YPG stopped the old route(east Syria-Manbij-Azaz-Afrin-Idlib)for years opposition plea Turkey to send oil to Idlib instead of Afrin to prevent millions of $ go to YPG every month
"We have social pressures that we put on and these social pressures are going be seen later this year at the upcoming elections" says @ResoluteSupport's MajGen Hecker of Afghanistan efforts
USAF Maj. Gen: Drone fleet in Afghanistan has increased 50% in recent weeks, more US aircraft arriving in coming days
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Air Force flying more and more lethal, per @ResoluteSupport's MajGen Hecker - Afgahans flying 40 missions a week where munitions are dropped vs 25 a week for US/coalition aircraft
YPG released video of ATGM strike on 6 February at Rajo district
Video of YPJ ATGM strike in Jinderes district
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B-52s used in targeting of Taliban - including record drop of 24 precision guided munitions (PGMs) - had been modified in late November, per @ResoluteSupport's MajGen Hecker - equipped with rotary launcher allowing B52 to carry more PGMs
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"With the current uplift in resources we can decimate Taliban commandand control nodesstrike at the heart of training camps where they brainwash young man to strap on a suicide vest" says @ResoluteSupport MajGen Hecker
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Bahrain arrests four linked to pipeline blast: ministry
4 Turkish UAV|s observing the border at the same time.5 month ago
4 Turkish UAV|s observing the border at the same time.
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Increased US intelligence support playing role, too, in heavier Afghanistan focus - developing more targets, identifying Taliban networks, per MajGen Hecker
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New air assets available for US/@NATO Afghanistan effort include A-10s at Kandahar AB, 50% increase in MQ-9 drones and new combat search and rescue squadron, per MajGen Hecker
400 police officers appear in MoI written exam5 month ago
400 police officers appear in MoI written exam
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Russian senator Klintsevich says that ground attack jet SU-25 was shot down in Syria by Russian-made Igla MANPADS
OIR Spokesman: Great trip to Manbij today with @CJTFOIR commander, @IIICorps_CG, to see @Coalition members, leaders and partners. 'Charlie Mike' to defeat ISIS and keep 'em gone
The YPG undergroung tunnel system in Sarkaya hill that was captured by OperationOliveBranch forces yesterday.5 month ago
The YPG undergroung tunnel system in Sarkaya hill that was captured by #OperationOliveBranch forces yesterday.
Reliable press sources speak of an unidentified car with masked and carried out more than 3 times abductions of young people from the city of El Arish
A spox for Saudi's General Authority of Civil Aviation tells @Reuters the agency had not granted any permission to Air India; officials in Air India insist to @sharonidan that permission has been granted
The Ambassador of Cyprus to Egypt supports the Egyptian statement on Turkey's statements on the delimitation of the Mediterranean
HTS seized Ajaz village west of Sinjar in eastern Idlib
"Repel the Invaders" Operation Room officially confirms ongoing operations in S-E Idlib
Israeli army builds a wall at border technical zone at Ras el Naquoura
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Turkey says it's met EU criteria for visa-free travel to EU
University student Helin Nigit, member of Turkish Communist Movement (TKH) has been detained for her social media comments due to insult to President between 2014-2016 in Amasya.5 month ago
University student Helin Nigit, member of Turkish Communist Movement (TKH) has been detained for her social media comments due to "insult to President" between 2014-2016 in Amasya.
SE. Idlib: Rebels started new operations against pro-Assad forces East of Maaret Numan. Pic shows Panthera F9 and FSA fighters before ongoing assault.
Bahraini Interior Ministry: The arrest of a terrorist group planned and blew up an oil pipeline near the village of Buri last November
Eastern Damascus: moment when 4 bombs simultaneously dropped by SyAF struck town of Irbeen.
Since the morning there were huge explosions south of the city of Arish as the armed forces continued to bomb and blow up houses south of the city within the scope of the safe area to be built around Al Arish airport
Egypt warns Turkey: Our sovereignty will not touch
Syrian Democratic Council (SDC): preparations to send medical support to Afrin
Afrin: Civilian convoy (not YPG convoy) with protesters that previously went to Afrin on Monday just arrived in Manbij going towards Kobani.
Plot to assassinate Kandahar police chief Raziq foiled with seizure of microphone filled with explosives: police
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Lavrov: The Americans simply gave up the assurances given to us about the purpose of their presence in Syria, which is ISIS defeat
Russian investigative committee show mansions and gold pistols seized during searches at Dagestani officials
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Russia asking Turkey for access to jet crash site in Syria
The #OperationOliveBranch Room anounced the control over Mount Kharoz and its three villages: Sheikh Khoroz Fawani - Sheikh Kharoz and Mantani - Sheikh Kharoz Tahtani"
The Israeli Army began building the concrete wall in Ras al-Naqura South Lebanon amid a large Israeli alert
Civil defense teams working to evacuate the injured children after after another aerial attack on Hamouriyah city in Eastern Ghouta today
Natıonal Army FSA reportedly captured Hawriz hill
Border police arrest Palestinian suspect with explosive device near military court,Samaria.Police bomb disposal expert at scene, area closed5 month ago
Border police arrest Palestinian suspect with explosive device near military court,Samaria.Police bomb disposal expert at scene, area closed
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Man who killed 2 people and injured 9 others with a knife in Finland last August saw himself as a soldier for the Daesh terror group, Finnish police say
The Lebanese Supreme Defense Council issued directives to prevent Israel's building a wall inside Lebanon territory
Lebanese Defense Council: says if Israel builds border wall on Lebanese territory, it will be considered an aggression against Lebanon - statement
Artem Zdunov was appointed as prime minister of Dagestan
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Russian defense ministry says Russia is improving defenses at its military bases in Syria
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Russian Defense Ministry: Nusra Front remains the main source of instability in Syria
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#SAA Tiger Forces captured Aniz, Sheikh Muzuad, Eblat, Eblat Jadida, Rasem Wird, Dahiriyat, Rasm Qahrt, Thaniyat Sawfani in Hama
National Army FSA and Turkish Armed Forces captured Hawiz hill in the Bulbul district
Palestinian in possession of a suspected pipe bomb arrested at West Bank military court by Israeli border police
Global chemical weapons watchdog says probing 'all credible allegations' of Syria chemical attacks
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FM Çavuşoğlu will discuss Operation Olive Branch with his Iranian counterpart Zarif and Iranian President Rouhani during his Tehran visit, after Iran asked Turkey to halt the anti-terror operation in Syria's Afrin region
Pentagon: Afghan war costing US $45 billion per year
Islamic State claimed an IED attack targeting an oil tanker near Jalalabad
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Abbas reiterates U.S. no longer fair sponsor of Israeli-Palestinian peace process
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"India's PM Modi is scheduled to arrive in Ramallah on February 10" Haaretz: Modi to 'honor' Arafat in 'historic Palestine visit,' three weeks after Netanyahu's India tour
In Dagestan officials were banned from traveling abroad
Iraqi army moves to secure planned oil route to Iran
Egypt opens the border crossing with the Gaza Strip
9 Taliban insurgents killed in Maiwand-11 operations in Helmand
KRG @PMBarzani: Setting date for Kurdish elections needs consultation with political parties
Since days no air strikes of Turkey in Afrin against YPG. Also no Turkish drones are allowed to enter Syrian air space.5 month ago
Since days no air strikes of Turkey in Afrin against YPG. Also no Turkish drones are allowed to enter Syrian air space.
Searches in all ministries in Dagestan, policemen at all road posts were changed with law enforcement from other regions
Intensive flight of warplanes and other Drons over the areas of Sheikh Zwaid and Rafah coincided with heavy artillery shelling south of those areas.
An estimated 15,000 people from Afrin Aleppo have been internally displaced by ongoing hostilities
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Maldives:Despite the declaration of the State of Emergency on 1 February 2018, no curfew has been imposed and general movement of people, services and businesses will not be affected.
Since the morning hours Turkish army is shelling the villages Kefer Sefra, Baflure and the cemetery "Martyr Seydo"
HTS SVBIED and drone view of impact site, geolocated between Tell Sultan and Tell Kalbah
New military border posts security systems have launched in Turkey's Iraq border in Hakkari5 month ago
New military border posts security systems have launched in Turkey's Iraq border in Hakkari
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Kalın: We are working on a trilateral leaders' summit between Turkey, Russia and Iran to discuss Sochi and Astana meetings on Syria, it could take place shortly
5 civilians were killed until this moment after many airstrikes targeted Douma city in Ghouta
Death toll already reached 12 only for town of Hamouriyah following new SyAF airstrikes, among them children.
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Turkish President Erdoğan's spokesman says there is no contact with the Syrian government, such contact is out of question for the time being
Eastern Damascus towns pummeled by SyAF airstrikes for a 2nd day. Yesterday 300+ civilians were wounded and killed in wave of bombardment unseen since long time.
#AfrinOp: YPG recaptured Sheikh Khoruz from OliveBranch forces and seized an ACV-15 (n° 205) left behind.
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Burqa-clad kidnapper arrested in Nangarhar province
Syrian Army controls Abisyan, Jabal Abisyan, Rasem Kihla, Jadidat, Khaflat, Abu Hamad, Tabarat Azib, Andarin acient city, Jubb Safa, Aiblatan in Aleppo/ Hama
Turkish Military Delegation Enters Taftanaz Airbase
Riyadh approves new Air India route flying over its territory, shortening Israel-India flight to six hours
For the 1st time the Saudi government will allow a direct flight to Israel to fly over Saudi Arabia: @airindiain flights from India to Israel will last just 6 hours
HTS set off a SVBIED near Tell Kalbah as government is trying to reverse Rebel gains on West Abu Duhur front.
Turkish delegation visits Saraqib city east of Idlib and surveys several points on Aleppo-Damascus road.
Textbooks with "My Kurdistan map" were found in primary school in Afrin by Turkish-backed forces
Around 50 Italian troops have arrived western Farah province to support Afghan forces during operations against militants5 month ago
Around 50 Italian troops have arrived western Farah province to support Afghan forces during operations against militants
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Russia's Putin, Palestine's Abbas to discuss a new mediation mechanism instead of the Middle East quartet at talks in Sochi on Feb. 12