Map. History of Middle East conflict

25 May 2018
Pentagon says airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have dropped off sharply in recent months as ISIS routed: Sept: 1,500 Oct: 700 Nov: 275 (Nov 26: first time in 3 years no ISIS strikes) Dec 1-10: 71
5 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 27km S of Jarm, Afghanistan
The Defense Department has posted 78 photos and 5 videos from afternoon's briefing on Iranian weapons proliferation5 month ago
The Defense Department has posted 78 photos and 5 videos from afternoon's briefing on Iranian weapons proliferation
According to a study: Russian-manufactured weapons outnumber Chinese weapons deployed by IS in Syria
Iran's largest airline may be forced to turn to domestic banks to finance the large number of new planes it is buying from Airbus and Boeing, amid continued reluctance by international banks to enter the Iranian market.
Opposition negotiator Nasr Hariri: Assad government hated the talks processandrejected all negotiations.Local, presidential and parliamentary elections are a right admitted by the UNSC resolution 2254, not a precondition, and we will not give up on this right5 month ago
Opposition negotiator Nasr Hariri: Assad government hated the talks processandrejected all negotiations.Local, presidential and parliamentary elections are a right admitted by the UNSC resolution 2254, not a precondition, and we will not give up on this right
5 month ago
Russia denies intercept, says US F-22 intercept of its Su-25 jets took place on the western bank of the Euphrates River in the vicinity of Mayadin, denies crossing the de-conflction line
#AbuDuhur Offensive: expected scenario by @NorsForStudies with 2 main fronts (Sinjar road and W. Khanasser) to take Airbase and isolate NE. Hama pocket. Troops movement suggest large-scale assault is imminent. General mobilization declared. Op. room yet to be formed.
DoD is being quite transparent with this Houthi-fired Burqan-2H (Scud-C derivative) that the US is claiming is a modified Iranian Qiam. Huge gallery of high-resolution images5 month ago
DoD is being quite transparent with this Houthi-fired Burqan-2H (Scud-C derivative) that the US is claiming is a modified Iranian Qiam. Huge gallery of high-resolution images
U.S Amb. to UN Nikki Haley: The fight against Iranian aggression is the world's fight This missile was used to attack an international civilian airport in Saudi Arabia. Just imagine if this missile had been launched at Dulles Airport or JFK, or the airports in Paris, London, or Berlin.5 month ago
U.S Amb. to UN Nikki Haley: "The fight against Iranian aggression is the world's fight This missile was used to attack an international civilian airport in Saudi Arabia. Just imagine if this missile had been launched at Dulles Airport or JFK, or the airports in Paris, London, or Berlin."
Tusk: EU leaders reiterate firm commitment to the two-state solution and, in this context, the EU position on Jerusalem remains unchanged
The U.S. is arguing that the missile (Burkan-2) the Houthis fired at Saudi Arabia was allegedly an Iranian Qiam. (Notice the display in the background.)5 month ago
The U.S. is arguing that the missile (Burkan-2) the Houthis fired at Saudi Arabia was allegedly an Iranian Qiam. (Notice the display in the background.)
Beit Jinn Axis : The only areas reported to be captured today by the SAA and Allied Groups is Al Baydah Hill near Maghr Al-Meir and they say Mazra'at al Najar is under fire control.
Sanders says WH "pretty confident" tax cut bill will be approved by both houses of Congress early next week. And @VP delaying departure to Egypt and Israel in case his voted need in the Senate.
Russia's 'withdrawal' from Syria has included just one of the (at minimum) four battalions of military police there.
Coalition spokesman: Iran must be held accountable for arms smuggling to the Houthis
Iranian Foreign Minister @JZarif on latest stunt by Nikki Haley.
Syrian Army position overlook Maghar al-Mir
Israeli army to bring in reinforcements to Yesha and Gaza ahead of tomorrow's Day of Rage
"We're not done yet" on Iran, per US Amb @nikkihaley
US "specific steps" per @nikkihaley to include "calling out Iran on what they're doing, decertifying the process, having the president say to Congress, 'We've got to look at this behavior,' working with the Secretary-General"
"We've also seen cyber attacks and other things" from Iran that violating the @UN Security Council resolution, per @nikkihaley
US Amb to @UN @nikkihaley says push back vs Iran will involve multiple steps but that "we're going to be forceful about this"
"Now they realize they can't look the other way any longer," per Amb @nikkihaley "You will see us build a coalition to really push back against Iran"
"We are already getting [international] support for the fact that we have to do something" per @nikkihaley "Now they see the president [@POTUS] actually was right" on Iran
"You will see us build a coalition to really push back against Iran and what they're doing," @nikkihaley says, standing in front of remnants of alleged Iran missile fired from Yemen into Saudi Arabia.
The Iran missile behind her, other evidence on display today "is from the last 2 attacks coming from Yemen" per @nikkihaley "This is blatant violation of what they are not supposed to be doing"
"These are the things that will be dangerous, that will lead us to the next North Korea if we don't do something to stop it" per US Amb @nikkihaley re Iran
"Iran has hidden behind the nuclear deal constantly threatening to get out of it" per @nikkihaley "but these are the things they're doing while we're all looking the other way"
"There is a lot more of uncomfortable evidence that the int'l community will look at and realize how dangerous this is" per @nikkihaley Iran "a growing threat"
"We're not just seeing activity in Yemen. What we're also seeing is activity in Lebanon Iraq Syria - and we'll be able to show all of those" per US Amb @nikkihaley
US looking to "find ways to stop Iran from what it's doing" with @UN Security Council, per @nikkihaley
For US, @POTUS decertifying the Iran nuke deal was the 1st step, per Amb @nikkihaley "so that Congress can start looking at these other things that Iran is doing"
[email protected] spokesman: "One Su-25 flew close enough to an F-22A that it had to aggressively maneuver to avoid a midair collisionIt's become increasingly tough for our pilots to discern whether Russian pilots' actions are deliberate or if these are just honest mistakes"
"There is no denying that these have Iranian marks all over them" per @nikkihaley
"Iran believes it has been given a pass" per @nikkihaley "It is incumbent upon the int'l community to show not only are they not being given a pass but all of these actions have to stop and stop immediately"
"When you look at this missile, this is terrifying, absolutely terrifying" per US Amb @nikkihaley
UN Amb. Nikki Haley: "This is not just about the nuclear program. This is about everything else they're doing. Iran believes they have been given a pass."
"Iran is determined to undermine the international consensus against its conduct" per @nikkihaley "We must speak with one voice in exposing the government for what it is - a threat to the peace and security of the entire world"
"These weapons were supplied by the Iranian government. The evidence is undeniable" per @nikkihaley ""The weapons might as well have had 'Made in Iran' sticker on them"
"This evidence demonstrates a pattern of behavior" by Iran Tehran says @nikkihaley
US Amb to @UN @nikkihaley also say US has Iranian anti tank guided missile - with range of +2 miles, material from kamikaze drone to take out radar sites and explosive boats - "All of these weapons include parts made in Iran"
"It was made in Iran and then sent to Houthi militants in Yemen" per @nikkihaley
Lack of stabilizer fins, plus 9 valves on missile telltale sign it is Iran's, per @nikkihaley Also cites logo of Iranian company on missile
The [short-range ballistic] missile was used to attack an int'l civilian airport in a G20 country. Just imagine if this missile had been launched at Dulles Airport or JFK per @nikkihaley5 month ago
"The [short-range ballistic] missile was used to attack an int'l civilian airport in a G20 country. Just imagine if this missile had been launched at Dulles Airport or JFK" per @nikkihaley
"Behind me is an example… the recovered pieces of a missile fired by Houthi militants from Yemen in to SaudiArabia" per @nikkihaley, says intended target was civilian airport
US has "concrete evidence of illegal Iranian weapons proliferation gatherred from direct military attacks on our partners" per @nikkihaley
US Ambassador to the @UN @nikkihaley sharing US evidence on Iran violating its international violations - "We have a story to tell and it's a very important one"
A new residential project to start in the town of Qabasin in the northern countryside of Aleppo in Syria
The Daesh militants freely moved through an area controlled by pro-Syrian government forces.  - @CENTCOM5 month ago
"The Daesh militants freely moved through an area controlled by pro-Syrian government forces." - @CENTCOM
Egypt will open Rafah border crossing with Gaza Strip on Saturday for first time since Sinai mosque massacre
Iraq said it hanged 38 people belonging to the ISIS or AlQaeda after they were charged with terrorism The mass execution was carried out at a prison in the southern city of Nassiriyah
Jaysh Al Nusr targeting SAA and Iranian militia with heavy missiles
Jaysh Al Nusr targeting SAA and Iranian militia with heavy missiles
2 Turkish soldiers implementing Roketsan anti-RPG cage armour to Kirpi MRAP.5 month ago
2 Turkish soldiers implementing Roketsan anti-RPG cage armour to Kirpi MRAP.
SE. Idlib: Rebels thwarted another assault on Tell Syriatel and Musharifah.
5 month ago
Tajikistan closed a section of its border on Afghanistan, citing security situation issues
A pair of @usairforce F-22 jets intercepted two Russian Su-25 jets over Syria yesterday. The American fighter jets, according to @DeptofDefense officials, fired warning flares after the Russian jets crossed a "de-conflciiton" line.
East Syria: as heavy clashes continue for 3rd day on Abbas front ISIS claims a SVBIED was set off in outskirts and one BMP destroyed with an ATGM.
Just in case his vote is needed, WH says @VP will remain in US for Senate vote on revised tax cut bill. Will then depart on Mideast trip that includes talks with Egyptian Pres al-Sisi and PM @netanyahu and address to the Israeli Knesset
5 month ago
Intensive presence of three Drons in the border area over the Jaradat area, Abu Hilu, Rafah crossing and the Kerem Shalom crossing. The sirens are heard in the occupied territories and violent gunfire is heard near the border.
Providing activities to Syrian children in Jarabulus to help them overcome the trauma of war
CNN: 2 US F-22 jets intercepted 2 Russian Su-25 jets over Syria, Wednesday, firing warning flares after the Su-25s crossed the agreed upon de-conflciiton line, flying east of the Euphrates River multiple times. A Su-35 also present
Turkey rescues at least 68 migrants stranded in Aegean Sea5 month ago
Turkey rescues at least 68 migrants stranded in Aegean Sea
Turkey-US-Iraq trilateral security meeting in Ankara focuses on Iraq, Syria, counter-terrorism5 month ago
Turkey-US-Iraq trilateral security meeting in Ankara focuses on Iraq, Syria, counter-terrorism
5 month ago
Message of peace and harmony is "beautifully portrayed" in holy Quran and people often do not understand its essence, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat tells a group of students from J&K
The Rukban council is pleading @UN for assistance. Plans are in place for security inside the 55km zone but the criminal Syria government is blocking aid and punishing innocent civilians5 month ago
The Rukban council is pleading @UN for assistance. Plans are in place for security inside the 55km zone but the criminal Syria government is blocking aid and punishing innocent civilians
Turkish chief of general staff Hulusi Akar hosted US chief of general staff Votel, EUCOM commander Scaparrotti and Iraqi chief of general staff Ganimi in Ankara. Talks were about situation in Iraq and US support for PYD/YPG5 month ago
Turkish chief of general staff Hulusi Akar hosted US chief of general staff Votel, EUCOM commander Scaparrotti and Iraqi chief of general staff Ganimi in Ankara. Talks were about situation in Iraq and US support for PYD/YPG
5 month ago
Putin says Russia is ready to support Afghanistan through training the Afghan security forces and "supplying necessary weapons systems and military hardware."
Christmas celebration in front of the St. John Baptism Church in Qattinah in Syria's Homs province.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard Claims Prepared to Undertake Syria Reconstruction Projects
IS propaganda channels online quiet since yesterday evening, with only 1 item out just now. However, they did pump out a lot yesterday, with 22 items, mostly related to their claims of advances in eastern Syria and near Damascus.
Clashes between the army forces and armed terrorist elements just before near the Kerem Abu Salem crossing in Abu Helou area south of Rafah. Sinai
Some pro-Assad fighters killed by ISIS N. of AbuKemal. First one, Ali Manashfi, was the commander of Syrian Resistance in Aleppo.
Palestinian man calling for the prayer in front of Jerusalem old city Damascus Gate, protest to start after the prayer5 month ago
Palestinian man calling for the prayer in front of Jerusalem old city Damascus Gate, protest to start after the prayer
5 month ago
Jaafari, the head of Syria Government delegation refuses direct talks with Opposition because of Riyadh-2 declaration and their pre-conditions
The launching of a large military campaign for the army forces a short time ago, targeting the square of Najd south of the city of Sheikh Zuwaid. Sinai
5 month ago
US military advisers and their local Syrian partners killed 15 ISIS militants and captured 15 more, including foreign fighters, during a Tuesday firefight near the key strategic garrison of At Tanf, Syria, according to a coalition official
Report: possibly the launches are in Egypt - part of fighting there - and not from Gaza towards Israel
5 month ago
Report: Israel identified 5 rocket launches. No word on where they hit
Netanyahu agrees to exclude settlements in multi-million euro deal with European Union
5 month ago
Incoming rocket sirens sounding in southern Israel communities bordering Gaza Strip
Saudi Arabia plan for Palestine reportedly including 10 billion dollar payment to Palestine ,creation of Palestinian state in Gaza and Sinai,abandon negotiations over Jerusalem, West Bank etc settlements
Russian armoured vehicled leave Syria5 month ago
Russian armoured vehicled leave Syria
UN say there's still no success in evacuating 500 critical medical cases from East Ghouta. Assad's government still won't give approval
5 month ago
Afghanistan Farah - Another commander of the Red Unit of Taliban killed in Farah province
KRG parliament speaker calls for rethinking strategy in Baghdad talks
NE. Hama: Elephant rockets are increasingly used to fend off government offensive. TIP has even a model close to Southern Front's Omar rocket.
Lebanon's FM Gebran Bassil and PA President Mahmoud Abbas discussed Lebanon recognising Jerusalem as Palestine's capital + opening embassy
Turkey will sign S-400 deal with Russia this week. Two of four Turkey's S-400 batteries to be deployed for the Syria border,one Mediterranean areas, one for the Marmara, Bosphorus,Black Sea,Aegean regions security5 month ago
Turkey will sign S-400 deal with Russia this week. Two of four Turkey's S-400 batteries to be deployed for the Syria border,one Mediterranean areas, one for the Marmara, Bosphorus,Black Sea,Aegean regions security
SE. Aleppo: despite backed by important firepower, government failed to make significant advances W. of Khanasser since it opened this front 6 weeks ago.
5 month ago
Putin: We have historic relations with Kurds.
S. Damascus: 4th Division's heavy IRAM launcher was used yesterday to bomb ISIS positions in Tadamon district.
Explosion of an explosive device armored vehicle for the security forces near the village of Midan, west of the city of Arish shortly, which led to the injury officer and soldier. Sinai
5 month ago
Embassies to open in East Jerusalem, FM Çavuşoğlu says, pledging to strive for universal recognition of the city as Palestine's capital
Artillery shelling targeting several areas south of Sheikh Zuwaid now. Sinai
Photo: Youth and elders of the Sinai people participate in a memorial service for the martyrs of the kindergarten
SW. Damascus: heavy clashes and shelling resumed following new government assault on strategic hill overlooking Mazrat BeitJin while clashes raging also on Maghar Al-Mir front.
5 month ago
Bill Browder: Devastating investigative report by @BuzzFeed connecting the $230m theft Sergei Magnitsky exposed and was killed over to Russian funding for ISIS and Syrian chemical weapons. All done through Cyprus
Two workers were killed and two others were injured after being hit by an unexplored mortars on the fence of a research department of the Ministry of Science and Technology in Tikrit
Militants have killed four policemen in the Janikhel district of woutheastern Paktika province and captured the check-post – official
Last month the US military dropped the fewest number of bombs, missiles and other munitions (1,000) on ISIS targets since the start of the air campaign in Nov. 2014 according to @USAFCENT, underscoring ISIS' battlefield setbacks
Army captured Rell Syriatel and Rasm Al-Kabbara in south Aleppo
5 month ago
Ghani reiterates government's stance for peace talks with Pakistan and Taliban
All of the Libyan gov't is willing to help improve conditions in detention ctrs, says African Union's Amira El Fadil, just returned from a visit to Libya. "The Libyan government needs our help," she says, to deal with more than 700,000 illegal migrants now there
An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been flying in the Al-Barth area south of Rafah. Sinai
China calls for resuming dialogue between Israel, Palestine at an early date so as to give a chance for a comprehensive, fair resolution to the Palestinian issue
[email protected] chief William Lacy Swing says "next challenge" will be trying to get access to – and close – detention centers being run by militias in Libya
5 month ago
What Saakashvili is doing is spitting in the face of the Georgian people and spitting in the face of the Ukrainian people, Putin says.
Armed terrorist elements detonated an explosive device in a house on the street of the twentieth in the city of # Arish, owned by a former pilot in the armed forces called "Ihab Musabih", it is noteworthy that the terrorist elements blew up the house earlier in May last year. * Pictures of the house after it was blown up last year
We don't only want to save lives, we want them to have lives worth living, says @FedericaMog about helping people who return home from Libya
UNHCR's Asst High Commissioner for Protection Volker Turk says "we need solidarity from Europe" for countries like Niger which agree to host 3rd country nationals
A child from Douma was injured after artillery shells targeted his home
[email protected] William Lacy Swing says official efforts include more help for thousands of returnees from Libya to "get life started again" and to screen those detainees whose lives are at risk in home countries and need protection
Military Spokesman: Team / Mohamed Farid, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, is witnessing one of the stages of the tactical project of the "Badr 2017" soldiers carried out by one of the units of the Third Field Army.
5 month ago
Clashes erupt between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces in Al-Khalil and Nablus in West Bank
AU representative Amira El Fadil was just in Libya visiting detention centers (as much as possible). She says her delegation asked the Libyan gov't for more access to these facilities and more cooperation, including in prosecuting criminals involved in smuggling, torture, etc
Russian Ministry of Defense: Su-34 from Syria returned to airfields of Khabarovsk region
"We are accelerating our processescombatting migration," says Amira El Fadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs of the AU Commission, after Libya task force meeting
Heavy casualties have been inflicted on militants and a large quantity of weapons recovered from them in an air-and-ground offensive in the southeastern zone of the country – Afghan army commander5 month ago
Heavy casualties have been inflicted on militants and a large quantity of weapons recovered from them in an air-and-ground offensive in the southeastern zone of the country – Afghan army commander
Libya does not have representatives on the new EU/UN/AU/IOM task force but @FedericaMog says leaders will soon travel to Tripoli to brief Libyan leader Al-Sarraj. "We are in this together" with African partners, she says
5 month ago
The security force members went to a Helmand village to arrest smugglers but they did not coordinate with the relevant security agencies in the province, the governor said
5 month ago
At least 14 security force members were killed in a raid by Taliban, Helmand governor Hayatullah Hayat said
EU's @FedericaMog says Libya task force commits to helping 15,000 more migrants stuck in Libya to return home, acknowledging some of those deserve international protection instead. EU giving @UNmigration 100 million more euros and even that "is not enough," she acknowledges
EU foreign policy chief @FedericaMog on new Libya task force comprising EU, AU, UN and IOM. "Today we express our determination to accelerate our work," incl helping thousands more potential migrants to return home instead of attempting travel to Europe. "This is a turning point."
Taliban militants ambushed and killed 24 police and illegal gunmen in southern Helmand province last night – sources5 month ago
Taliban militants ambushed and killed 24 police and illegal gunmen in southern Helmand province last night – sources
5 month ago
UN Syria envoy urges Putin to have 'courage' to push Assad to accept new elections and a new constitution
Police chief for Pusthrod district of western Farah province escaped unhurt from a roadside bombing, but a civilian was killed and two others wounded during a clash erupted immediately after blast – offials5 month ago
Police chief for Pusthrod district of western Farah province escaped unhurt from a roadside bombing, but a civilian was killed and two others wounded during a clash erupted immediately after blast – offials
After a young Ezidi farmer was killed near the village of Tel Benat in SE Shingal yesterday, armed clashes erupted between Ezidis and the Sunni Arab tribe of Metweti. The Metwetis were mostly loyal to ISIS and involved in the genocide against the Ezidis in Sinjar
More and More PMF reinforcements are arriving to Tuz Khurmatu while preparing to launcha vast militayr operation to eliminate the so called "White Banners" "White Flags"group.
5 month ago
Bombed attack on a workplace in Ümraniye
Ein Tarma -A mother and her child were killed, 4 civilians injured by 2 artillery bombing targeted the town in Eastern Ghouta.
Nazareth municipality cancels Christmas celebrations in protest of Trump's Jerusalem decision
Saudi king approves $19 billion of economic stimulus steps
Pakistani journalist arrived in Kabul for track-II/1.5 dialogue as member from the media5 month ago
Pakistani journalist arrived in Kabul for track-II/1.5 dialogue as member from the media
Saudi Arabia announces $19.2 billion stimulus package to spur private sector growth
5 month ago
Kabul has urged Washington to send the A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft back to Afghanistan
5 month ago
Azerbaijani Mindef: As a result of violation of the ceasefire regime by units of the armed forces of Armenia, a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan Salakhov Fizuli Suleyman oglu was killed
Hama:  Map detailing names, nationalities and placement of Assad's militia groups in rural north Hama5 month ago
Hama: Map detailing names, nationalities and placement of Assad's militia groups in rural north Hama
Mosul: Some kind of Military Parade is ongoing right now in Mosul.
5 month ago
10 ISIS militants killed, wounded in Afghan forces operations
New mass grave discovered in Sinjar could contain up to 50 bodies.
The Egyptian aviation minister plans to head for Moscow to sign an agreement to resume flights between Russia and Egypt
Footage from the battles that went on in Tadmon District when SAA and NDF had to recapture 10 buildings from IS
5 month ago
In response to the rockets fired at Israel, the Israel Air Force struck 3 Hamas terror facilities across Gaza used as training and weapons storage compounds.
Four people were killed in a suicide bombing at a police academy in the Somali capital
More than 200 militants have been killed in Jammu and Kashmir this year,there has also been a steep decline in stone pelting incidents: Indian PM Narendra Modi
J&K: One way traffic opened on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway this morning for stranded vehicles. The Highway was blocked for three days due to snowfall and rains
Under the banner of a white flag with lion insignia, a new armed group emerges in northern Iraq. Locals fear ISIS is rebranding and regrouping for an era of guerrilla warfare.
5 month ago
A US official tells CNN evidence to be presented by @nikkihaley will include components of two Qiam-1 ballistic missiles which were recovered from Saudi Arabia after Houthi rebels fired them into Saudi Arabia in Nov/July. Iranian-made drones and anti-tank weapons also to be shown
5 month ago
Turkey detains 13 old men from the same village in Siirt
5 month ago
Israeli army has decided to close Kerem Shalom and Erez crossings to Gaza following an assessment of the security situation and the rockets launched towards Israel over the past week.
Another rocket hit failed to reach Israel, instead it damaged a UNRWA school in Beit Hanun, in northeastern Gaza5 month ago
Another rocket hit failed to reach Israel, instead it damaged a UNRWA school in Beit Hanun, in northeastern Gaza
PMF Leader Qais Khazali thanks Iran and Hezbollah for their sacrifices in Iraq; "Their dead will always be remembered".
Jabal al-Sheikh Operations Room destroy a government tank [possible ATGM strike] during a new government attempt to advance in the vicinity of al-Maqtul Hill Hinah Plain Western Ghouta
Opposition groups in al-Bab city ended preparation to reopen al-Jazeera highway connecting Aleppo and Hasakah provinces which connect directly FSA-held al-Bab city with Assad government-held Aleppo city Syria
Senator John McCain: Reports that Trump admin is willing to accept 4 more years of Assad's rule in Syria are deeply disturbing and would validate the de facto policy of 2 successive US admins that have failed to end the slaughter.
In addition to 2 Gaza rockets intercepted over college town of Sderot, an additional rocket struck open territory in Eshkol regional council.
Israel rocket attack: - 5 rockets fired from Gaza - 2 successfully intercepted  - 3 land in open area - Multipe treated for shock5 month ago
Israel rocket attack: - 5 rockets fired from Gaza - 2 successfully intercepted - 3 land in open area - Multipe treated for shock
The Local Defense Forces, a major Iranian militia network in Syria, continuing to expand. The Forces of Rage, an important Christian loyalist militia in Suqaylabiyah, seems to now be associating with the LDF.
5 month ago
Sirens were heard in Shaar HaNegev Regional Council, Sdot Negev Regional Council, and Hof Ashkelon regional council. Reports of at least one interception over Sderot
Armenia to annul protocols on normalization of relations with Turkey before spring 2018 - FM5 month ago
Armenia to annul protocols on normalization of relations with Turkey before spring 2018 - FM
Turkish Security Forces captured a VBIED in Istanbul's Bahcelievler. 2 PKK organization suspects detained5 month ago
Turkish Security Forces captured a VBIED in Istanbul's Bahcelievler. 2 PKK organization suspects detained
The clashes between YPG/YPJ and the Turkish army at the Syrian-Turkish border, West of Kobane
Weapons confiscated in Afrin by Asayish security forces during a search of a truck that came from Idlib
5 month ago
Defense officials tell CNN that the Trump administration will present evidence Thursday at the Defense Intelligence Agency of what it says is proof that Iran has provided missiles to Houthi rebels in Yemen, missiles like those the rebels have recently fired into Saudi Arabia
The ISIS attack (from areas under government and Russians control) on the 55 KM zone near Tanf has been defeated by MaT and Coalition Forces. The last result is 17 captured (5 Foreign), 14 of ISIS elements have been killed and at least 10 wounded, 3 vehicles were destroyed by MaT Fighters.
IS claims to have assasinated 2 *spies* in east Mosul yesterday Iraq
United States plans to spend $500m in training and equipping Syrian groups (most likely SDF) to fight ISIS in 2018.
5 month ago
Syrian Coalition: order issued by the so-called Salvation Government is unacceptable and illegitimate, "persons and parties who are behind it, in addition to Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, bear full responsibility for any damage or harm that may be caused"
Turkey's foreign ministry calls Gen. HR McMaster's remarks astonishing, baseless and unacceptable, calls on US to display the same stance to our country, to cease all forms of cooperation with terrorist groups such as YPG5 month ago
Turkey's foreign ministry calls Gen. HR McMaster's remarks "astonishing, baseless and unacceptable," calls on US "to display the same stance to our country, to cease all forms of cooperation with terrorist groups such as YPG"
Pics showing buildings ISIS seized this morning from NDF during surprise attack in S. Damascus district of Tadamon and later taken back.
Video as Houthis blown up a building in Jazan province of Saudi Arabia5 month ago
Video as Houthis blown up a building in Jazan province of Saudi Arabia
Houthi blew up the building with pro-Hadi fighters in Saudi Jizan province. At least 3 soldiers killed.5 month ago
Houthi blew up the building with pro-Hadi fighters in Saudi Jizan province. At least 3 soldiers killed.
5 month ago
Missing teachers: Afghan-Turk students' parents hold protest in Kabul
5 month ago
Fate of four Afghan-Turk teachers remains uncertain
[email protected]: It's not the bombs or bullets that kill the most people in Yemen's forgotten war, it's the humanitarian crisis.
Foiling of 4 explosive devices in Sheikh Zuwaid and Rafah , as Security forces in northern Sinai succeeded in detecting four explosive devices that were intended to detonate the way of the forces while carrying out combing and raiding the strongholds of the organization of Jerusalem in the region
A Libyan military source has uncovered that the Libyan criminal search apparatus foiled the largest quantity of explosives, firearms from Kalashnikov, Grenov machine guns, sniper rifles and a 30-ton TNT explosive bag on its way to Egypt.
The way @recep_tayip and the AKP consolidated power in Turkey with Islamist ideology "is sadly contributing to the drift of Turkey away from the West," per US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster
McMaster called it a "model of really operating through civil society. Then the education sector. Then the police and judiciary. And then the military to consolidate power in the hand of a particular party which is something we'd prefer not too see" re Turkey
US NatSec Advisor Gen HR McMaster also said "a lot of Islamist groups have learned from" Turkey and the AKP
Following a meeting with Lebanese PM, Gen. Votel and US Ambassador to Lebanon announce $120 million arms package to Lebanon, to include 6 MD 530G light attack helicopters, 6new Scan Eagle unmanned aerial vehicles, and communication and night vision equipment
According to YPG, 2 Turkish soldiers who crossed into Kobane border killed, some others injured
Turkish Artillery Shelling YPG Positions in Aşme Village West to Kobani.
Giant Christmas tree is almost done during this Emirates @AirbusA380 acceptance flight from Hamburg
YPG: Turkish army is now shelling the same area near Aşmê village, western Kobanê
Palestinian protesters react to a stun grenade thrown by Israeli security forces during clashes in Ramallah on December 13, 2017, over US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
McMaster: Trump team is concerned with the freedom of movement of Salafi jihadist organizations across Iranian territory into Afghanistan and Iran support for these groups and IRGC militias to create fitna in the region that perpetuates civil wars and instability
Turkmenistan's President Berdymukhammedov says that there are sufficient reserves in Stabilization Fund to carry out social and economic programs. The very reference to the fund should be alarming as it has not been mentioned before.
5 month ago
Turkish President Erdoğan says U.S should reverse its decision on Jerusalem and asks "How can they take such a unilateral step?" Erdoağan says the destiny of Jerusalem cannot be left to a country that feeds on blood, that kills children and women
[email protected] Gen Votel met with PM @SaadHariri to reaffirm the US government's commitment to the Lebanese-American partnership
5 month ago
Erdogan: We call on the US administration to back down on the recent decision
Turkish army targeted YPG positions in Chariqli Hill, west of Ashmah. Not clear if its artillery or airstrike
Afghanistan: 152 weapons seized from trailer in Nangarhar5 month ago
Afghanistan: 152 weapons seized from trailer in Nangarhar
5 month ago
Erdogan: We declared our posture to the whole world by saying "Jerusalem is our red line". Trump's declaration is of no value to us.
5 month ago
Erdogan: The recent U.S. decision is illegal and will not be acceptable for us
5 month ago
Erdogan: Washington has failed in mediation efforts in the peace process
Saudi Arabia pledges $100 mn for Sahel anti-terror force: Macron
ASG execute Vietnamese captain, abducted in Nov 2016. Of the 12 VN hostages taken from 2 ships, 4 were executed, 2 died in captivity or during rescue ops, 5 were rescued and 1 escaped.
Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri withdraws resignation
FSA Free Idlib Army Fagot ATGM strike destroys government BMP al-Zafaria front East Hama
SDF has captured Jurdi Gharbi from ISIS
Kabul police launches crackdown on illegal arms5 month ago
Kabul police launches crackdown on illegal arms
IS presence expanding in north, northeastern: Afghan MPs5 month ago
IS presence expanding in north, northeastern: Afghan MPs
SE. Idlib: heavy clashes continue SE. of Abu Dali. Rebels fired several ATGMs, destroying a BMP (with a Fagot by Free Idlib Army), an ATGM launcher and a group was ambushed (reportedly killing 5).
The Military Court requires the detention of 30 accused of violence between Bani Mazar and 10 years
Do not enjoy dealing with Pakistan: US Secretary of State
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The Islamic Summit calls on the United States to withdraw from the peace process
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Nicolás Maduro: All acts committed by Israel are invalid and must be stopped
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Draft Final Communiqué: The necessity of ending and securing the international protection of the Palestinians
The document of recruitment of US intelligence to Mursi .. And his information about Abdul Qader Hilmi within the spy documents of the talks with Hamas
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Draft Final Statement of the Islamic Summit: We declare East Jerusalem the capital of the State of Palestine
OIR Spokesman Syria Update: ISIS is weak but still a threat - militants lurking in Mid-Euphrates River Valley. Syrian Democratic Forces keeping pressure on ISIS; with @CJTFOIR support, SDF cleared 6 km2 along eastern bank of the Euphrates in last 24 hrs
J&K BJP leader, Ashish Sareen, in trouble after his picture holding an AK-47 rifle goes viral; party distances itself from him
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Afghan forces foil deadly blast, US drone strike kill 3 IS militants in Nangarhar
SAA shelled Harasta of Eastern Ghouta with mortars
Russia will limit the supply of vegetables and fruit from Kazakhstan because of the "Serbian" and "Moldovan" apples
A large-scale military campaign A short while ago, a long area was targeted by the prince in Rafah accompanied by the sound of heavy gunfire and artillery shelling. Sinai
King's address to Shura Council: "The Kingdom called for a political solution to the issues causing crisis in the region. foremost of which is restoration of the Palestinian people's legitimate rights, including right to establish their independent state with East Jerusalem as capital"
Israeli Intelligence Minister Invites Saudi Crown Prince to Visit Israel
Civil defense teams worked to extinguish a fire in a fuel market in Meles town in Idlib
South Syria: amidst increased activities by ISIS, FSA Maghaweer Thawra backed by US-led Coalition repelling an attack launched at dawn on Al-Tanf security zone
After the Russian announcement of defeating Daesh in Syria, a large attack was conducted by ISIS militants targeting the 55 KM deconfliction zone around At Tanf, the attack comes from an area supposedly under full government control
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Armed Forces ready to help Palestinians: Malaysian defense minister
NDF trying to seize back buildings taken by ISIS in S. Damascus district of Tadamon. Heavy clashes ongoing.
S. Damascus: in a susprise attack ISIS was able to seize a dozen buildings from government in Tadamon district. Area is intensively pounded amidst ongoing counter-attack.
YPG: Turkish army once again tried to violate border in Kobanê. Fighters retaliated and heavy clashes occurred between YPG - YPJ fighters and Turkish soldiers. Two soldiers've been killed and a military vehicle was destroyed during the clashes.
AAE-1 submarine cable entered service in June and reached Mualla Aden early this year but is not yet connected in Aden. It offers an initial capacity of 40 Tbps.5 month ago
AAE-1 submarine cable entered service in June and reached Mualla Aden early this year but is not yet connected in Aden. It offers an initial capacity of 40 Tbps.
YPG-YPJ fighters repelled an attack by Turkish army near Kobanê: Two soldiers have been killed, many injured.
Saudi King says kingdom is working with allies to confront the interference in GCC domestic affairs
Saudi King denounces US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
Kobane area: 1 worker who works on the Turkish wall construction opposite the village of Ashme was wounded by YPG fire
Syria Damascus: So far the NDF s have been able to Recover 4 out of the Ten Buildings that were Captured by ISIS This Morning @ Al Tadamon district - 4/10 structures Recaptured So Far.
A Turkish military vehicle was destroyed by YPG fighters after Turkish soldiers attempted to enter parts of Ashma/Eşme village west of Kobane, near the Tomb of Suleyman Shah
IS operation against the army south of Damascus
Drone allegedly shot down by rebel forces in South Aleppo appears to be a DJI Inspire 1. Reportedly it was modified to drop munitions
S. Aleppo: DJI Inspire 1 drone, reportedly weaponized, shot down over Humayra.
Northern Hama: New Video Uploaded this morning by Jaysh al-Nasr - shows them launching rockets towards SAA areas
Northern Hama: New Video Uploaded this morning by Jaysh al-Nasr - shows them launching rockets towards SAA areas
Iraqi PMU (Hashd) Asa'ib Ahl al-Haqq: we refuse to be incorporated into the Iraqi Armed Forces. We must be independent. We refuse to disband.
Police forces started to remove number of houses in Al-Arish city for persons wanted by security forces and involved in carrying out terrorist operations. Sinai
PM @saadhariri : I don't think the (Syrian) government wants the refugees back
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meets President of Palestine Mr. Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of OIC Summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Istanbul
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition5 month ago
In 2018, Belgian military personnel will be deployed on board of @NATO AWACS aircraft (Airborne Warning and Control System), making the skies safer @E3AComponent. Operation #OPSeaGuardian in the Mediterranean and Support to the Counter ISIL @coalition
Russia's president Putin asked the State Duma to ratify the January 2017 intergovernmental agreement with Syria on the 49-year lease on the Tartus naval base5 month ago
Russia's president Putin asked the State Duma to ratify the January 2017 intergovernmental agreement with Syria on the 49-year lease on the Tartus naval base
Israeli security forces arrest 3 members of terror organisation Hamas who planed to kidnap a setteler or a soldier "In the coming days"
Afghanistan: Islamic State Claims Killing and Wounding 13 Soldiers In Clashes In Khogyani District Of Nangarhar.5 month ago
Afghanistan: Islamic State Claims Killing and Wounding 13 Soldiers In Clashes In Khogyani District Of Nangarhar.
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Afghan Air Force size to be tripled by 2023, says US General
India voices support Afghan-controlled reconciliation efforts – Vice President5 month ago
India voices support Afghan-controlled reconciliation efforts – Vice President
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Abbas: We demand the issuance of a resolution of the Security Council cancels decision of Trump to consider Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
Bangladesh counter-terrorism chief says looking to interview New York bomber's friends from college, school
Hariri Lebanon's prime minister asked by @mahamyahya about future of Syria Lebanon relations if Assad stays? He replies: "Non-existent"
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Abbas: Declaration of the Islamic Summit will recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of the Palestinian state
Damascus: A breakthrough by the armed men at Al Tadamon district where they took over 10 buildings, and now the NDF are working on recapturing the lost spots.
Clashes reported between Turkish army and YPG near Ashmah village, west of Kobane
PM @saadhariri : I'm not going to change my mind on Lebanese Syrian relations, we believe in their safe return, now that there're some deescalation zones, with the help of Russia or the US those refugees should go back to Syria
PM @saadhariri says he's going to visit Saudi Arabia and the UAE soon
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Abbas says the U.S can no longer have role in the peace process because it is biased in favour of Israel, Trump gave Jerusalem to Israel as if it was a city in the United states
Sec.sources:- army forces discovered and destroyed 4 IEDs, during raids in several areas in Rafah and Sheikh Zweid cities . Sinai
IS has besieged government forces in the 3 yellow locations after taking Kishmah And Salihiya the past days
Here is Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro standing on the margin in OIC Family Photo for Jerusalem summit in Turkey.5 month ago
Here is Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro standing on the margin in OIC Family Photo for Jerusalem summit in Turkey.
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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Trump decision on Jerusalem is 'greatest crime'
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Abbas: We demand Israel to free all Arab lands, like the Lebanese and Syrian territories
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After a vivid discussion, the German parliament decided to extend the mandate for Germany's @ResoluteSupport mission in Afghanistan until March 2018.
US national security adviser McMaster: Qatar and Turkey are new sponsors of radical ideology
Update: The rocket that was fired last night from Gaza was located this morning near the Israeli village of Netiv Ha'asara, overnight the Israeli army hit an Hamas terror site in the Gaza strip in retaliation
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcoming Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Extraordinary OICSummit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Istanbul5 month ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan welcoming Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the Extraordinary OICSummit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif in Istanbul
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Abbas: Britain volunteered with United States to provide the lands of Palestine for the "Zionist movement"
Local media: Egypt army delegation in South Sudan to discuss training the latter's army
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Erdogan: We call on the United States to reverse its provocative decision on Jerusalem
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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: Moscow is ready to discuss easing the arms embargo on Libya
A court in Egypt has reportedly jailed for two years a singer who appeared in a music video in her underwear while suggestively eating a banana.
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A four-year-old child has been rescued and two of his kidnappers, including a woman, have been arrested in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday
President Erdoğan says Trump's decision on Jerusalem is blow dealt on our civilization and thanks Pope Francis, Jewish people with common sense. Erdogan says Jerusalem is Turkey's red line, calls to speed up process of including Palestine in international bodies5 month ago
President Erdoğan says "Trump's decision on Jerusalem is blow dealt on our civilization" and thanks Pope Francis, Jewish people with common sense. Erdogan says Jerusalem is Turkey's red line, calls to speed up process of including Palestine in international bodies
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Erdogan: It is time to recognize the state of Palestine to change the equations on the ground
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Afghan President Ghani congratulates Mr. Stoltenberg @jensstoltenberg with the two years extension of his term as NATO Secretary General. The Afghan President acknowledges the important role he has played during these challenging times strengthening a united front against the threats we all face
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Erdogan: We condemn Israel's practices against Palestinian civilians in Jerusalem
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Erdogan: As long as there is no just solution to the Palestinian issue, we can not talk about peace in the world
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Flight operations at Srinagar airport remain suspended due to poor visibility caused by intermittent snowfall in Kashmir: Officials
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Erdogan: power is having right and not in the possession of missiles and airplanes.
Four Taliban insurgents have been killed in an operation aimed at securing the highway between Maimana and Mazar-i-Sharif5 month ago
Four Taliban insurgents have been killed in an operation aimed at securing the highway between Maimana and Mazar-i-Sharif
Turkish President Erdoğan hosts OIC meeting on Jerusalem in Istanbul, says Israel is a state of terror and occupation, Israel has been rewarded for its terror actions with U.S decision on Jerusalem5 month ago
Turkish President Erdoğan hosts OIC meeting on Jerusalem in Istanbul, says Israel is a state of terror and occupation, Israel has been rewarded for its terror actions with U.S decision on Jerusalem
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President Erdogan: [on US aid to PYD organization] You can not destroy a terrorist organization with another terrorist organization.
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Erdogan: Maps since 1947 reveal that Israel is a state of occupation and a state of terrorism
Picture of the rocket launched from Gaza last night towards Israel and which landed in open territory. Israeli army struck Hamas targets overnight in response5 month ago
Picture of the rocket launched from Gaza last night towards Israel and which landed in open territory. Israeli army struck Hamas targets overnight in response
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Erdogan: Istanbul is sister of Jerusalem and We are here to examine the violations that affect Jerusalem
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Malaysia's PM Najib arrives in Turkey for summit on Jerusalem. In order to attend the extraordinary summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Mr Najib had to postpone the annual Malaysia-Singapore Leaders' Retreat
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"The Attorney General's Office must answer on this," the parents of Afghan-Turk students asked
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The parents said there is no evidence to show the teachers have links to "insurgents"
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Parents of Afghan-Turk students at a press conference in Kabul reacted to the Afghan security forces' raid on the school and said the four teachers who were detained by the security forces have worked in Afghanistan for the past 23 years
MSF in Yemen says it's seeing hundreds of cases of diphtheria, a disease that had been almost globally eradicated. Half the suspected cases are children
Taliban commander famous as Paraq arrested in Nangahrar province5 month ago
Taliban commander famous as Paraq arrested in Nangahrar province
US should review its decision for declaring Jerusalem as Isreal's capital, says @KhawajaMAsif
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Afghan Cabinet approved a memorandum of understanding on political consultations between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, which was signed in Riyadh.
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Turkey says world must recognise East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital
Iran's Intel. Minister, Mahmoud Alavi, in a seminar on "Terrorism, ExtremismandRegional Security in hosted by MFA center,: Qatar sponsors terrorist groups in region, Egypt's MB and Saudi Wahhabism r root of terrorism in the world
[email protected] "ISIS is not finished" "ISIS is still present in several villages of Homs, Hama and Idlib"
Russian Mindef:Unit of International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces returns to permanent location from Syria. Specialists of the International Mine Action Centre conducted humanitarian operation in Deir ez-Zor
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Overnight, the Israeli army arrested 32 Palestinians suspected of rock throwing and other acts of what it calls "popular terrorism," including Hamas bigwig Sheikh Hassan Yousef (for the umpteenth time)
The Israeli army and Israeli Security Services have arrested Sheikh Hassan Yousef, Hamas official in the West Bank (He's also the father of Mosab Hassan Yousef, also known as "Son of Hamas" or the "Green Prince", who was recruited as a spy for Israel's Shin Bet before defecting)
Abadi: Peshmerga is part of our forces.
Russian Mindef: An-72 arrived in Saratov region after completion of tasks in Syria
Tu-22M3 arrived in Murmansk region after completing Syria mission
Snow clearance work underway on Mughal Road that connects Poonch and Shopian districts in Jammu and Kashmir5 month ago
Snow clearance work underway on Mughal Road that connects Poonch and Shopian districts in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri receives fresh snowfall
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IDF:In response to the rocket fired from the Gaza Strip at Israel earlier today, the IAF targeted a Hamas military compound in the southern Gaza Strip