Map. History of Middle East conflict

23 September 2018
Deir ez-Zur Eastern countryside: A number of members of the Afghan Fatimion Brigade were killed in the vicinity of Hamdan village in Bu Kamal as a result of an attack by ISIS elements on their positions yesterday.
Syrian Army on the doors of Jisreen to Hamouriyah after secure Jisreen farms - Aftris air defense - Jawsh Al-Ashari and Hawsh Qubaybat
JTS shot down an HTS bomb-laden drone on the axis of the town of Taqad in the Western countryside of Aleppo
Moment of airstrike on Duma in Eastern Ghouta
Moment of airstrike on Duma in Eastern Ghouta
AfrinOp: OliveBranch seized the 1st YPG tank as well as an artillery piece and 2 Konkurs ATGMs in a military camp in Sharan area.
The new Turkish military convoy entered Azaz city from Bab al Salameh border crossing.
6 month ago
Saudi media: four Saudi soldiers killed in clashes with the Huthis at southern border
Turkish Army soldier clash with YPG in Jinderes
HTS releases some 50 members of Jund al-Aqsa [Jihadi ISIS-affiliate] who were held in a prison in Idlib
East Ghouta: visual confirmation government took over Air Defense Base near Aftris (1.5 km E. of Saqba), with a bunch of tanks
The sister of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's charged for "offering logistic support and help to [the militants] in carrying out criminal acts." Al-Baghdadi's sister sentenced to death in Iraq
6 month ago
Turkey continues to show the classic signs of an overheating economy, Goldman Sachs says
6 month ago
Balancing US-Turkey and US-Kurd relationships - "It's a very difficult and complex situation" per @US_EUCOM's Gen Scaparrotti "I'm hopeful we can walk this path and attain both interests"
6 month ago
Seeing "at a minimum deconfliction if not support" between Russia and Turkey in Syria per Gen Scaparrotti says Russia-Iran ties "one of convenience"
OliveBranch forces take control over "Mafraq al Jatt" in western Azaz. Means Nubl-Kafrjana-Afrin highway completely cut off.
AfrinOp: drone view of town of Jindires taken today by Olive Branch forces.
6 month ago
Worried about lack of ambassador to Belarus Belgium Iceland Ireland Sweden Turkey - "It does concern me," says @US_EUCOM's Gen Scaparrotti, saying other organizations also waiting for US ambassadors
6 month ago
"I haven't personally seen that myself" Gen Scaparrotti says of Turkey being not helpful in the Balkans
6 month ago
Turkey also active in the Balkans, per @US_EUCOM's Gen Scaparrotti: "Turkey primarily enters most of these countries in the Balkans with a humanitarian approachThere are some who have said this influence isn't helpful"
OliveBranch forces captured the Al Qadi farms near Maryamayn. they're knocking the doors of Maryamayn
Another violent air strike targeted residential neighborhoods in Douma Eastern Ghouta
Turkish war planes are bombarding the villages Miremin and Qurtuqlaqe of district Shera and the village Qeretepe of Afrin center, Clashes are ongoing between YPG forces and the Turkish army around the villages Qurtuqlaqe and Qeretepe
AfrinOp: the YPG towers of Mesarat.
"Russia is carrying out a campaign of destabilization to change the international order, fracture @NATO and undermine US leadership around the world" says @US_EUCOM's Gen. Scaparrotti, hammering on a familiar @DeptofDefense theme
"We have much work to do as we execute our national defense strategy" per @US_EUCOM's Gen Scaparrotti, citinf Russia and militants
TSK / FSA troops captured the village of Shavarga el-Coz in the north east of Afrin
Egypt's cabinet approves major agreement with Russia with the establishment of a $7 billion Russian Industrial Zone in East Port Said. The zone will cover over five square kilometers and should generate 35,000 new jobs.
Shawaghat North of Maryamayn is also under Olive Branch control.
Olive Branch forces captured Shurghat al Jhuz in northern Maryarmayn.
Damascus suburb Saqba in East Ghouta
6 month ago
Turkish troops to align with Baghdad in operation against PKK in Kurdistan: FM
ANHA: Operation by SDF forces against the Turkish army around Metina village of district Shera: At least 5 members of the Turkish special forces have been killed
Libyan army asks African expatriates to leave Libya within 10 days
Al Hamza at Al Aswad prison used by the YPG as a main prison for their opponents in the vicinity of Raju
6 month ago
Khamenei: A woman can have active presence and deep influence on social arenas—as Iranian women are so influential. The features of today's Iranian woman include modesty, chastity, eminence, protecting herself from abuse by men, refraining from humiliating herself into appeasing men.
The Free Syrian Army forces control a Muearisat village near Sharan in the countryside of Afrin
Doctor in Ghouta: "I don't know, I'm even exhausted of documenting everything. But what can we do? It's been five years under siege, bombardment, hunger and nobody cared about us. What can we do? We can carry on working."
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The Free Syrian Army forces control the Al Aswad prison at Rajo axis
Russian aircrafts bombing the city of Kafr Zita, casualties reported
Russian aircrafts bombing the city of Kafr Zita, casualties reported
6 month ago
Khamenei: Today the flag of women's identity and cultural independence is at the hands of Iranian women. Iranian women today, declare their cultural and identity independence and export it to the world while preserving their hijab.
Ilyushin aircraft dropped provision on Foua-Kefraya pocket in Idlib
Eastern Damascus: aftermath of airstrikes on town of Jisreen which devasted large areas.
6 month ago
Khamenei: You have heard that a significant number of prominent women in the west declared one after the other over the past few months that while on their job, they have been violently and forcefully abused. They were prominent western women.
Syrian Arab Army set up a 2nd safety crossing on road between Jisreen - Malihah towns for civilians to flee from East Ghouta
Jomaa Al Alywi, another volunteer of the @civil_hama killed after the brutal air raids targeted the civilinas and SCD teams during there humanitarian duty in Hama countryside
OliveBranch force captured Maarsat in southern Kafrjana
Turkish soldiers along with Free Syrian Army (FSA) forces backed by Special Forces teams of Turkey national police and gendarmerie captured Jandairis town in Syria's Afrin after heavy clashes with Kurdish People's Protection Forces YPG fighters
6 month ago
Khamenei: The western model for women is symbolic of consumerism, cosmetics, showing off for men as a tool of male sexual arousal. All they claim, including gender injustice and so on, is just talk. The reality is different.
Hundreds of civilians are beginning to flee Afrin city,Syria
Iran's Khamenei says won't negotiate with West over regional presence
Hawsh Al-Ashari and Hawsh Qubaybat was captured by Syrian army
FSA seized a DShK mounted motorcyle in Sharan district that was captured from YPG in Afrin.
HTS militants shelled the people in El- Fuaa with more than 100 rockets. 2 children reportedly killed
6 month ago
Provoker of sedition and corruption, US gov. asks, Why do you have a presence in the region? Well, do we have to ask for your permission to be in our region? We should talk with regional govts on that, why'd we talk with you? If we ever want presence in U.S. then we'll come talk to you.
Turkish army deploying more troops in Jandaris, Afrin. after storming the town earlier today.
Muslim Brotherhood in Iraq: Iran can become our best and closest partner in Iraq. We welcome Iranian advisors in Sunni areas to help rebuild them. We face 2 challenges - expelling militants and the US occupation.
Turkish military, Free Syrian Army FSA capture Jinderes town in Syria's Afrin from YPG during Operation Olive Branch
6 month ago
For 40 yrs enemies have plotted against Iran, spending billions to strike a blow to the IRI, but for 40 years this pure tree has been steadily growing, which makes us proud. There's never been so many plots against any nation, yet enemies haven't achieved even one of their goals.
Ninawa police released a photo gallery in early morning today showing a huge weapon contraband, caught on its way to the al-Quds neighborhood in Mosul. Islamic State has been certainly planning something
Thousands of women march today in Afrin on International Women's Day
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti meets the Governor NN Vohra in Jammu6 month ago
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti meets the Governor NN Vohra in Jammu
Turkmen Division in Dunballi village
6 month ago
Two police personnel and four Taliban insurgents have been killed in a clash in the Spin Boldak district of southern Kandahar province
6 month ago
By promoting modest dress (hijab), Islam has blocked the path which would lead women to such a dent lifestyle . Hijab is a means of immunity not restriction.
Syria: Last night, medics, @AFP correspondents and monitor said dozens of civilians suffered breathing difficulties after air strikes on Saqba and Hammuriyeh. @sams_usa says symptoms consistent with chlorine attack
Syria: Air strikes, barrel bombs hit Ghouta towns all night and into today. @AFP correspondents reported seeing lifeless bodies lying in streets today
6 month ago
Today, according to the western model, the most sought after characteristics of a woman involve her ability to physically attract men and appease them: one distinct image (portrayed in society) of the western woman is her nudity.
6 month ago
In contrast, there has always been a dent framework; today, that different model for women is the one offered by the west.
1 civilians were killed and many others injured after artillery shelling from YPJ and PKK targeted residential areas in Maree and Kaljebren city in the northern countryside of Aleppo. @scdaleppo teams worked to continue the rescue operation.
6 month ago
Seven Taliban insurgents have been killed in an Afghan Air Force (AAF) airstrike in the Alingar district of eastern Nangarhar province
More than 900 killed in assault on Syria's Ghouta: monitor
6 month ago
Cavusoglu says Turkey will carry out the cross-border joint operation with Baghdad against PKK militants in Iraq
6 month ago
Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says a joint cross-border operation into Iraq may start after the Iraqi elections in May
6 month ago
Turkish Foreign Min says operation in Afrin will be completed by May, TR will launch crossborder operation to wipe out PKK in Iraq after the elections in May. When asked If Afrin op does not end by that date, he says TR is capable of conducting two ops simultaneously.
Today, the Mount Whitney command and control ship, carrying 500 servicemen and women from the U.S. 6th fleet, docked at the Haifa Port as part of the joint Israeli army and @US_EUCOM exercise: Juniper Cobra 2018
6 month ago
Turkish foreign minister says operation into Syria's Afrin will be completed by May
6 month ago
Turkish Foreign Minister says former PYD co-chair Salih Muslim in Stockholm, TR has sent Sweden diplomatic note for his arrest
FSA announced the control over Jinderes district after heavy clashes.
Center of Jindires is under control of Olive Branch forces. Last pockets of resistance heard (NE.-E. suburbs).
Hallubi Kabir and Saghir under Olive Branch control.
Olive Branch forces completely captured Jinderes town from YPG, the southern gate of Afrin
"The convoy for today is postponed, as the situation is evolving on the ground, which doesn't allow us to carry out the operation in such conditions," ICRC spokeswoman Ingy Sedky told @AFP.
Turkish army close to encircle Jandaris, SW Afrin. as warplanes intensify strikes.
International Red Cross praises Iraqi government for giving it access to detained ISIS family members in Iraq to provide humanitarian assistance and facilitate communications with home countries. Most from Turkey, France, Germany and former Soviet Union.
6 month ago
German Parliament decides to increase its troop levels in Iraq from 140 to 800. Training mission will expand from just training Peshmerga to include Iraqi Federal Forces. Training will focus on counter terrorism and removal of mines.
Bennett: If Netanyahu steps down, I will run for Prime Minister
Heavy street battle between FSA/TSK and YPG/Pro government militia in Jinderes town in south west Afrin
France will respond if chemical weapons are proven to have caused deaths in Syria
Turkish army is bombarding the center of Jinaders area
6 month ago
Turkish army counted 3055 neutralized militants during Afrin operation
6 month ago
Libya- Rada (SDF/Kara) release video confession of 5-member ISIS cell (including 1 from Sudan), arrested due to initial discovery in Gasr Garabulli (Castelverde) ~30 km east of Tripoli with suicide vest, AK, IEDs
Heavy clashes on Kafr Bata axis in Damascus
From yesterday Black Tigris and the Tribal Crowd of Sheikh Hamad village killed 2 ISIS in vicinity of the Tigris River.
Video from Maryamyn village last night
YPG ATGM strike in Kafr Jina village of Sharanli village
Pro-Syrian government forces have once again recently begun massing east of the Euphrates River near where US troops are advising the SDF, US officials tell CNN. The area is very near where pro-government forces attacked US/SDF troops last month, resulting in US airstrikes
NE. Latakia: remains of a Tochka missile fired tonight on Najiyah, W. of Jisr Shoghur.
6 month ago
The best people who can follow up and solve women's issues are women themselves. Apr 19, 2014
6 month ago
Women are stronger than men. Women can completely control and influence men with their wisdom and delicacy. May 11, 2013
Another view of Hamouriyah town hit by incendiary Grad rockets tonight.
6 month ago
If women do not take part in a social movement of a nation, that movement will not gain any results. July 11, 2012.
Eastern Damascus: town of Hamouriyah hit by incendiary rockets tonight (MRLS).
Eastern Ghouta: government took over BeitSawa from Rebels. Pics geolocated in center
Eastern Damascus: aftermath of counter-attack carried out by Ahrar Sham-led Rebels on N. Harasta front, killing a dozen Assad fighters and capturing spoils.
AfrinOp: like Afrin-city Jindires has long concerete tunnels with loopholes.
Government forces cut rebels enclave in Eastern Ghouta in two, after taking more than half of the territory in these Damascus suburbs: Syrian Observatory
[email protected]: Brutal airstrikes by Russia and the government continue, especially in Eastern Ghouta, despite the unanimous UN Security Council vote on February 24th to demand an immediate cessation of hostilities throughout Syria.
North Hama: many (allegedly RuAF) airstrikes struck today town of Kafr Zita.
45 killed today in air strikes on Eastern Ghouta. At least 16 killed in raids on Hammouriyeh, said SOHR
Footage by ANHA reporter @RojMousa from the Shera front which was today under heavy bombardments
East Ghouta: SyAF Su-22 dropping its load of unguided bombs over a town.
East Ghouta: SyAF Su-22 dropping its load of unguided bombs over a town.
An explosion has occurred outside the Spinboldak district Police Headquarters in Kandahar province. Sources say some gunmen have breached the police headquarters and clashes are underway
4 civillians murdered by the airstrikes in the village of Miska Jorin in Cinderese district of Afrin.
@USNavy Whidbey Island class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill transits Black Sea-bound Bosphorus. LSD51 departed JEB Little Creek on Feb9 and currently is on Mediterranean and the Middle East patrol to conduct security operations.6 month ago
@USNavy Whidbey Island class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill transits Black Sea-bound Bosphorus. LSD51 departed JEB Little Creek on Feb9 and currently is on Mediterranean and the Middle East patrol to conduct security operations.
JTS announces the destruction of an HTS 23 mm cannon on the axis of Ajel village Western Aleppo
SAA Republican Guard BMP-2 and ZSU-23-4 Shilka in Eastern Ghouta.
Russia will begin the delivery of T-90S MBT to Egypt next year within a contract that includes 400 tank from this type with the establishment of a local assembly line .
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) kills tens of ISIS during ISIS attack in Sinjar area west of Mosul.
Syrian forces recapture Army base in East Ghouta, march on new town
6 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.4 - 107km NNE of Minab, Iran
FSA militants have captured Hallubiyah village from YPG.6 month ago
FSA militants have captured Hallubiyah village from YPG.
ISIS Hunters have already joined the Ghouta operation
FSA militants have captured Meydanki Dam from YPG
6 month ago
At least 20 militants, of Pakistani militants group TTP, including son of TTP chief Mulana Fazlullah have been killed in US drone strike in Kunar province of Afghanistan, the group said in a statement
East Ghouta: heavy (RuAF) airstrike on Saqba, while sound of nearby battle is heard.
FSA forces target a group of government fighters and officers at Zillin checkpoint with Fagot anti-tank missile6 month ago
FSA forces target a group of government fighters and officers at Zillin checkpoint with Fagot anti-tank missile
"Jaish al-Islam" says the low-flying Russian AN-26 was downed with a machine gun as a revenge for Eastern Ghouta bombings of civilians Syria
6 month ago
Al-Jazeera correspondent: Israeli unit arrested the head of the University of Birzeit University students from inside the university
Artillery bombardment on Latamna and Kafarzita and Zakat in the countryside of the northern Hama
Warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting Mesraba town. Eastern Ghouta
Warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting Kafr Zeita town. North Hama countryside
Since the start of Afrin operation, 227 civilians killed; 32 children, 167 men and 28 women - official document
6 month ago
Incoming rocket siren activated in southern Israel
US Department of State: Russia conducted 20 bombing missions in Damascus and Eastern Ghouta the week of February 24. Now, Russia is also using Syria to test SU-57 stealth fighter. So much for Russia's commitment to ceasefire, civilian safety, and humanitarian assistance. Astana has failed.
Saudi Arabia Crown Prince MBS has described Turkey as part of a 'triangle of evil' along with Iran and hardline Islamist groups
6 month ago
US drone strike near Pak Afghan border kills 20 militants
Helicopter crashed in Southern Chechnya. 3 killed
Eastern Damascus: RuAF and SyAF continue fierce bombardment on E. Ghouta towns in conjunction with huge battle on almost all fronts.
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince is received by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace6 month ago
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince is received by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace
Lebanon tribunal says enough evidence to proceed in Hariri assassination case
FSA seized Meydanki dam and village
3 killed 16 wounded in Jalalabad suicide attack
At least 4 killed and 6 wounded as a result of a car bomb explosion near the police checkpoint in the city of Jarablus.
FSA soldiers on Maydanki Dam that was captured from YPG militants. Afrin
A car bomb exploded in Jarables city east of Aleppo
Afghan defense officials in Tehran for defense and security talks
6 month ago
Afghan and US forces conducted more than 1,600 ground ops and 181 airstrikes against Taliban in Afghanistan in 2017, updated figures show
6 month ago
German cabinet approves to increase more than 300 troops for Afghanistan
The official statement: FSA forces took the village of Meşale in the northern part of Afrin
Nangarhar Hajj and Religious Affairs Head Maulvi Haqqani among 2 killed and 11 wounded in Jalalabad suicide attack
Nangarhar Hajj and Religious Affairs Head Maulvi Haqqani killed in suicide attack، 9 others wounded
Early reports indicate the provincial head of Hajj and Religious Affairs department was targeted in the explosion. Source says the official was wounded in the explosion
Suicide bomber targeted Nangarhar religious dept director, casualties fears
The White Helmets: Call on immediate action by the White Helmets following the recent developments in Eastern Ghouta
An explosion reported in Jalalabad city, no casualties reported yet
Turkish warplanes bombing the village Miskê Jorîn/ Jinderese district
Turkish war planes are bombarding the village Miske Jorin of district Jindires
Russia, through Turkey, reached out to Jaysh al-Islam and Faylaq Al-Rahman in Eastern_Ghouta. Talks still ongoing. Jaysh expressed initial willingness to leave towards Daraa. Faylaq towards N. Aleppo where they would join Euphrates Shield. All depends on "total ceasefire".
ISIS in US by numbers6 month ago
ISIS in US by numbers
Philippines frees Egyptian after flaws found in firearms case
6 month ago
At least seven militants were killed in an airstrike conducted in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan
6 month ago
At least 13 ISIS suspects have been detained in Turkey's Adana as part of an investigation into an alleged terror attack plot on the US embassy in Ankara
6 month ago
Germany's outgoing cabinet has agreed to extend six military missions - including ones in Mali, Afghanistan and against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - in which 2,600 Bundeswehr soldiers are involved
AA released map of the defense systems of YPG in Syria's Afrin during OliveBranch Op.
U.N. rights chief denounces repressive climate in Egypt ahead of poll
The Pentagon says offensive operations against Islamic State fighters in eastern Syria have been paused because Kurdish soldiers have shifted to a separate fight in Afrin; despite the "operational pause", airstrikes against IS holdouts are continuing.
YPG forces have destroyed a tank and a military vehicle of the Turkish army around the villages Qitme and Marasake of district Shera
6 month ago
Afghan forces kill Taliban shadow governor for Faryab province
The Free Syrian Army forces control the strategic Jinderes hill in the countryside of Afrin
Far right @afd MPs shake hands with Syrian cleric who has threatened Europe with „suicide attackers ready to strike" in front of Assad portrait. „Private" trip is publicity stunt to demonstrate how „safe" Syria is - sees @AfD close ranks with Assad supporters in Damascus
The Free Syrian Army forces control the camp and the village of Kafr Janneh in the Sharan axis in the countryside of Afrin
6 month ago
Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani will meet in April
Warplanes carried out airstrikes targeting Beit Sawa town
6 month ago
Azerbaijan reported shelling of six villages: Armenian Armed Forces 93 times over the past day
Russia defense ministry says some rebels in East Ghouta want to accept amnesty offer and leave with their families
FSA inside YPG's Kafr Jannah military camp.
6 month ago
Russian defense ministry says new humanitarian pause begins in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
6 month ago
MoS Home Hansraj Ahir answering a ques in Rajya Sabha on FIR against Indian Army personnel in J&K stated,on 27 Jan, an Army convoy came under heavy stone pelting at village Shopian's Ganopora. Personnel exercised restraintand gave repeated warnings to mob before opening fire in self-defence
6 month ago
MoS Home Hansraj Ahir answering a question in Rajya Sabha on FIR against Indian Army personnel in J&K further stated that in the incident, 3 persons lost their lives and 1 person got injured. In this connection an FIR stands registered in police station Shopian
East Ghouta: fiercest battle and bombardment raging on Jisreen and Ashari axes as Assad forces trying to reach the SW. towns. Clashes continue in Rayhan amidst government advances.
FSA backed by TSK captured strategic Kafr Jannah from YPG.
Jinderes hill has been cleared by FSA and TAF, Southern Entrance of the Jinderes has captured also.
6 month ago
Ankara is indignant at the incident with the burning of the Turkish flag in Greece
#OliveBranch: FSA capture Janderes hill in Afrin area northern Syria's Aleppo
Clashes at Jinderes
6 month ago
Defense forces capabilities to be further bolsters in next two years: Ghani
The battle of Jinderes has just started by Turkish backed rebels.
Photos from southern part of Jinderes.
Syria army sends reinforcements to Eastern Ghouta, Damascus: Syrian Observatory
6 month ago
Erdogan informs his Russian counterpart Putin of the progress in Afrin operation during a phone-call.
Mashale has been captured.
Tuesday evening meeting of German politicians from #AfD party with Dr. Ali Haidar, Minister of National Reconciliation. Over 100,000 former enemy fighters have returned to civilian life after being granted amnesty. Reintegrated more than 100 communities and cities peacefully.
Iran's missile production has increased three-fold: Guards commander
6 month ago
Turkish Army updated its count of neutralized militants in Afrin to 2940
6 month ago
The new four-year security plan is currently being implemented and results will soon be seen, Ghani tells MPs and other officials at opening ceremony of parliament Afghanistan
President Ashraf Ghani officially opens Afghanistan's parliament and honors MPs who have lost their lives in the past 16 years6 month ago
President Ashraf Ghani officially opens Afghanistan's parliament and honors MPs who have lost their lives in the past 16 years
3 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 1 soldier was killed
A Taliban local commander along with three of his fighters were killed in a clash with security forces on Tuesday in Balkh province
Department of State:"Empty Russian Promises: Russia voted for @UN-sponsored 30-day ceasefire across Syria. Russia ignored the ceasefire and bombed innocent civilians in Damascus and East Ghouta. Russia must adhere to UNSC Res. 2401 and allow delivery of humanitarian aid." - @statedeptspox
Islamic State IS claims to have killed / wounded 10 Egyptian Army soldiers east of #Arish in #Sinai
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