Map. History of Middle East conflict

22 January 2018
@netanyahu and @VP start press conference
@netanyahu and @VP start press conference
9 minute ago
U.N. Yemen mediator to step down end-February: U.N. spokesman
Syrian rebels FSA are retreating from Mount Birsaya to avoid an ambush by YPG. Artillery will shell the mount.
26 minute ago
UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed will leave office at the end of February
44 minute ago
Pentagon also confirms that talks are going on between American and Turkish officials on Afrin and Turkey's security concerns in Syria
According to news received from the region, there is no internet connection and radio communication in Afrin
Pence says adult film star's account of a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006 is a 'baseless' allegation
1 hour ago
Taliban militants 'searched for foreigners' in Kabul hotel attack
The deputy police chief for eastern Nangarhar province has been appointed as acting police chief of the province despites his introduction to the attorneys over negligence in duty
Sudan frees AFP reporter Abu Idris Ali and a Reuters journalist who were arrested last week while covering protests
1 hour ago
About US$188 million saved from "wastage" in over 800 development projects in Afghanistan in 2017, says @ARG_AFG
Bozdağ: Turkey gave no guarantee to Russia, or any other country, that OperationOliveBranch will be confined to Afrin. However, the operation's objective is to cleanse every terrorist threat from the region1 hour ago
Bozdağ: Turkey gave no guarantee to Russia, or any other country, that #OperationOliveBranch will be confined to Afrin. However, the operation's objective is to cleanse every terrorist threat from the region
Deputy PM Bozdağ: France did not call for a UN Security Council session over the Afrin operation, it is about humanitarian issues in Syria1 hour ago
Deputy PM Bozdağ: France did not call for a UN Security Council session over the Afrin operation, it is about humanitarian issues in Syria
Turkish missiles attack on Sheran area. .
Battle in Syria's Afrin region kills 54 Syrian Kurd and pro-Turkey fighters: monitor
2 hour ago
Tillerson says US hopes to work with Turkey to create "security zone" it may need in Northwestern Syria. He also says US in talks with Turkey, some forces on ground to see how to stabilize situation in Northwestern Syria, meet Turkey's legitimate security concerns - Reuters
Turkish artillery bombarded on Amude, west of Qamishli.
AfrinOp: trenches system built by YPG on Bersaya Mount, some parts dug out in the rock.
Photos showing the rockets that hit Douma today
Reuters: Washington prohibits the transfer of all shipments from Cairo airport to America except for passenger bags
Envoy of US President for International Alliance Affairs, Brett McCork is reportedly in Kobane
Suleyman Shah brigade captured the biggest hill(Syria tel) overlooking Sheikh Hadid
3 hour ago
Militants hurled a grenade at the Baramulla Police station in North Kashmir. One policeman receives minor injuries.
Turkish Armed Forces heading to Afrin3 hour ago
Turkish Armed Forces heading to Afrin
NE. Hama: government turning on ISIS, left alone in area following Rebel withdrawal. 3 villages seized W. of As-Saan.
Video by Kurdish journalist Rudy Tahlo showing Turkish army shelling Serikaniye today, injuring three civilians.
Jammu and Kashmir: Police start searching operation in Baramulla4 hour ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Police start searching operation in Baramulla
TAF tanks and FSA position at the Bersaya Mountain captured from PYD
4 hour ago
Downing Street spokesman says Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson have discussed the relations between America and the UK and the Iranian nuclear deal
Operation Olive Branch statement: Birshaya Mountain completely captured
Sources claim that photo shows aftermath of Turkish airstrikes in the countryside of Ras Al Ayn
4 hour ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Militants lobed a grenade near Baramullah Police station; One policeman injured
Wounded civilians as result of airstrike in Utaya, Eastern Ghouta
4 hour ago
PYD/YPG should not attend Syria National Dialogue Congress in Sochi: Turkish foreign ministry on Lavrov statement
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
Abu Dhour Airbase recaptured by HTS after the SVBIED attack.
4 hour ago
Russian Parliament's Defense Committee Head Shamanov: Situation in Afrin should be resolved through meetings between Russia, Turkey, Syria (possibly Iran).
Abbas wins EU backing for Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem
US will 'never allow' Iran to have a nuclear weapon: US Vice President Pence
5 hour ago
Clashes reported in Abu Dhuhur air base amid claims of HTS counter-attack
Turkish army also targeted SDF in Tel Halaf, SW of Serêkaniyê/Ras al-Ayn
AfrinOp: visual confirmation OliveBranch forces control main defensive line on top of Bersaya Mount.
Pence: Palestinians must return to negotiations and Washington supports a two-state solution
During his speech at the Israeli Knesset, U.S VP Pence says the US Embassy will open in Jerusalem before the end of next year. The administration will in the coming weeks begin work on moving Embassy to Jerusalem
Turkish army hit vehicle with YPG fighters near Ras al-Ayn
"President Trump has made preparations to immediately move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem! That embassy will open before the end of next year" - says @VP Pence
"Trump made history.. he righted a 70 year wrong Jerusalem is Israel's capital!" - @VP Pence sings it out loud and clear.
Russia's Su-25 keep attacking rebels and civilians in Idlib an Hama provinces
Russia's Su-25 keep attacking rebels and civilians in Idlib an Hama provinces
Abbas while visiting EU calls on Israel to respects treaties and says "there is no contradiction between recognition of Palestinian State and restarting negotiations with Israel"
Video from Bersaya Mount where #OliveBranch forces reached YPG fortifications following ground assault
Kurdish journalist: Turkish army attacking SDF bases in Al Jazeera region, near SerêKaniye and Derik cities.
5 hour ago
Turkish soldiers were wounded in PKK attack in Hakkari region
Mogherini says the two-state solution is the only way to achieve the interests of both sides
Reuters: Mogherini assures Abbas that Jerusalem should be a shared capital
Houthis fire kills 9, including journalist, in Yemen's Taez
Foreign ministers of Arab Quartet countries hold consultative meeting on the sidelines of a meeting of foreign ministers of the Alliance for the Support of Legitimacy in Yemen
Officially .. Egypt receives an invitation from Russia to attend the conference «Sochi»
The #OperationOliveBranch Room says the FSA launched an operation to Barsaya mountain captured several outposts and ten YPG fighters
Netanyahu tells Pence that Trump's Jerusalem recognition 'one of the most momentous decisions in history of Zionism'
5 hour ago
Turkish military has no losses so far in Afrin operation: PM Binali Yildirim
5 hour ago
Clashes between the Tahrir al Sham and the government at the Abu Dhuhur military airport, east Idlib
5 hour ago
AbuDuhur Offensive: SVBIED reportedly set off near the Airbase targeting government as very intense clashes raging in this area.
#OliveBranch: FSA capture Bursaya Camp northern Aleppo following clashes against YPG
Hezbollah-affiliated outlet releases this map of the Turkish intervention, claiming it didn't achieve anything and calling it an aggression
Turkish Army and National Army just entered Birshaya Mountain. Some sources are claiming that the mountain completely captured.
meeting of foreign ministers of the countries of the Alliance of Legal Support in Yemen in Riyadh
Syria Kurds plead for support from US-led coalition
SDF: "We are demanding from Russia to take a clear stance through their official institutions and make a statement on the attacks. The international Coalition which is our partner in fight against terrorism should fulfill their responsibilities regarding our forces and ppl of Afrin"
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
Turkish airforces carried out airstikes in al Kahtaniyah areas, in the countryside of Hasakah - Syrian TV
6 hour ago
Turkish President Erdoğan says Afrin operation will end when it achieves its objectives. "U.S says it should not be open-ended. War is not a math calculation, operation will end when we're done." Erdoğan says TR does not intend to stay there but does not need to seek anyone's approval
14 members of the Arab League have walked out of the Knesset Plenum as @VP enters the chamber
SDF: "Without the permission of Russia no one can use the airspace in the attacked region. That's why we are calling on Russia to show a clear stance and explain why our peaceful people have been attacked by Turkey under their observation."
Al-Jubeir: A huge plan for humanitarian aid in Yemen
6 hour ago
Seven policemen were killed and an eighth wounded after Taliban militants stormed their check posts in the Garamsir district of southern Helmand province
. Military Spokesman: There is no truth to the news circulating about the targeting of a drone aircraft for the army forces in northern Sinai
6 hour ago
Erdogan: Our military operations will enable Syrian refugees to return to their land
Turkish shelling of Afrin continues for the third day.
6 hour ago
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan: We will not back down from the Afrin process and we have an agreement with Russia
33 people killed and injured in a car accident in Fayoum6 hour ago
33 people killed and injured in a car accident in Fayoum
SDF says studying possibility of deploying reinforcements to Afrin to repel Turkish attack-news conference
6 hour ago
6 Ukrainians, 2 Venezuelans killed in hotel attack in Kabul
Jaish al Islam Destroyed a land to land rocket launcher "Fill" after targeting it with artillery shells on Hezrma front in the Eastern Ghouta
6 hour ago
Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman says Britain is monitoring events in Syria and says Turkey has legitimate interest in securing its borders but will work with Turkey to find ways of stopping any escalation
6 hour ago
One German national died in the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, @GermanyDiplo confirmed. No further details about the victim were provided
6 hour ago
DHA: "A camp hosting Free Syrian Army soldiers in Hatay (Turkey) has been hit with a rocket, killing 2 people."
Turkish Coast Guard TCSG12 monitored Northern Fleet 121st brigade's Ropucha class LSTM Alexander Otrakovsky 031 during its Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus transit en route Tartus Syria6 hour ago
Turkish Coast Guard TCSG12 monitored Northern Fleet 121st brigade's Ropucha class LSTM Alexander Otrakovsky 031 during its Mediterranean-bound Bosphorus transit en route Tartus Syria
TAF started another operation front from Azaz, east of the Afrin
7 hour ago
Developments of Sunday: TR Army stated that, as of 16.30 PM Sunday 198 YPG targets (+90 hit since 20.30 PM Saturday) have been striked by TR AF
Malaysia arrests two suspected IS militants, including one seeking to kill Buddhist monks
Another axis of Afrin offensive launched from Azaz
We reject the knee jerk allegations by some Afghan circles to point the finger at Pakistan for the terrorist attack on intercontinental hotel in Kabul – Pakistani MFA spokesman
Syrian Army captured Abu al-Duhur town, Idlib
Operation on Bersaya mountain started with air bombardments and artillery
Syrian Army captured Abu Hariq village in North East Hama
YPG says Turkish air strikes target villages in Afrin, reports on heavy clashes in the area #OperationOliveBranch
7 hour ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Gunshots heard in Pulwama's Lassipora
Ekhbariya: Yemen's deputy interior minister survives bombing of military parade in Taiz, Yemeni Balqis channel camera man killed
Dozens of Saudi-led forces killed as Yemeni Rocketry Force fire Qaher-2M ballistic missile on Khiami Saudi camp in Taiz
Syrian Army captured Abu Murayr in South Aleppo
8 hour ago
Kurds invited to take part in Syria peace congress in Sochi: Lavrov
8 hour ago
US actions in Syria are either provocation or its a limited knowledge about the real situation - Lavrov
8 hour ago
Russia concerned about France request to hold an emergency UNSC meeting on latest developments in Syria - Lavrov
8 hour ago
Kremlin spox refuses to deny or confirm whether Russia was aware of Afrin operation in advance.
Barzani: We are worried about latest civilian casualties in Afrin, we urge all sides to sit and solve the issues peacefully.
Six soldiers were wounded after the military clashed with 10 members of terrorist group Maute in Lanao del Sur. The troops recovered a hand grenade and a grenade launcher, several pieces of ammunition, an ISIS flag, and several drug paraphernalia, among others.
8 hour ago
Jammu and Kashmir: Militants hurled grenade on a Army vehicle that exploded near a check post in Pulwama's Pampore
US in contact with Afghans regarding the Hotel attack probe: Tillerson
AfrinOp: OliveBranch forces gathering before opening new front. Several Kirpi MRAPs used.8 hour ago
#AfrinOp: OliveBranch forces gathering before opening new front. Several Kirpi MRAPs used.
Turkish warplanes strike YPG targets in the area of Rajo.
Pence tells Netanyahu it is "great honor" to be in "Israel's capital, Jerusalem"
FSA Jaish al-Nukhba commander says Tell Sheikh Harouz captured from YPG
Reinforcements to Syria: Heavy with 133 Ural trucks, Russian goverment contractor, Panama flag RoRo Altay transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria 06:30Z. AIS set falsely to Alexandria. The usual RoRo A.Tkachenko was getting repaired at TorlakShipyard in Tuzla9 hour ago
Reinforcements to Syria: Heavy with 133 Ural trucks, Russian goverment contractor, Panama flag RoRo Altay transits Med-bound Bosphorus en route to Tartus Syria 06:30Z. AIS set falsely to Alexandria. The usual RoRo A.Tkachenko was getting repaired at TorlakShipyard in Tuzla
Iraqi Parliament voted on upcoming election date, approved May 12, 2018.
AfrinOp: National Army with a Fagot, first sight of ATGM since Offensive started.9 hour ago
#AfrinOp: National Army with a Fagot, first sight of ATGM since Offensive started.
#OpOliveBranch captured Sheikh Haruz hill, near the Sheikh Haruz village.
Pakistan Defence Minister @kdastgirkhan visits the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir's Chirkot sector9 hour ago
Pakistan Defence Minister @kdastgirkhan visits the Line of Control in Azad Jammu and Kashmir's Chirkot sector
#OpOliveBranch announces of the control over Sheikh Ubasi, Marsu and Haftar.
France: Iran violates international resolution 2231 to limit its ballistic capabilities
9 hour ago
Iranian planes warn off 2 US-led coalition vessels during military drill
Vice President Mike Pence kicks off a meeting in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Iran says Trump has thrown Airbus deals into doubt
Attack on UN Staff member in Kabul10 hour ago
Attack on UN Staff member in Kabul
10 hour ago
At least 1 person was killed in Kabul. At least 3 people were kidnapped in Kabul's police district 17. The armed kidnappers took the individuals with them and left a UN car in the area
10 hour ago
An Afghanistan female worker of @UNFPAAfg was reportedly abducted along with her son today morning in Kabul city
10 hour ago
At least 22 people are known to have died when Taliban militants slaughtered guests at Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul on Sunday
YPG General commander: Russia betrayed us in Afrin.
Dozens of Kandahar jail prisoners went on a strike. Afghanistan
11 hour ago
Couple arrested in Kabul over illicit sexual relations and murder
13 civilians (including children and women) injured after Assad government used Chlorine gas in Douma city in Eastern Ghouta.
Turkey continues its cross border shelling in Afrin Syria
Big Turkish army and National army convoy is about to open another frontline in the OpOliveBranch12 hour ago
Big Turkish army and "National army" convoy is about to open another frontline in the #OpOliveBranch
1 US Soldier was killed and 7 members from the Afghan army result injured during the clashes with the Islamic State fighters in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar east of Afghanistan,-  AMAQ13 hour ago
It's propaganda
1 US Soldier was killed and 7 members from the Afghan army result injured during the clashes with the Islamic State fighters in Deh Bala district of Nangarhar east of Afghanistan,- AMAQ
Turkish artillery bombardment targets Kurdish units on Mount Barzaya in the North Aleppo countryside
Top Yemeni Southern secessionist body declared a state of emergency in Aden today, demanding northern forces to vacate the south
National army factions showing pictures of seized ammunition19 hour ago
"National army" factions showing pictures of seized ammunition
It's rumor, not confirmed information, possible fake or hoax
Syrian Air Defense reinforcements to the North
20 hour ago
Turkish PM Yıldırım and main opposition leader Kılıcdaroglu will discuss OperationOliveBranch at 2 PM tomorrow
20 hour ago
Mahmud Abbas to demand EU recognise Palestinian state, a senior Palestinian official tells AFP
The Syrian Democratic Forces factions will hold a press conference tomorrow at 12:00 in Ayn Issa regarding Turkish attacks on Afrin
12 Airstrikes reported at Jinderes in Afrin
21 hour ago
The Syrian Interim Government announces that the "Syrian National Army" has begun combat operations in rural areas of Manbij and Afrin
21 hour ago
No TAF casualities by now. One TAF tank hit on its turret but there is no significant damage
Colonel Turki al-Maliki: Houthi militias have repeatedly tried to target international shipping in the Strait of Bab al-Mandab
22 hour ago
Turkish Armed Forces hit two YPG positions from where they fired rockets toward Reyhanli, Hatay
22 hour ago
Colonel Turki al-Maliki: There is progress of the national army on the fronts of the West Coast and Saada and towards the Bayda and Nahm and Sorouh and approaching from Sanaa
PM @HaiderAlAbadi met today with @CENTCOM Commander Votel and discussed maintaining victory over Daesh while focusing on rebuilding captured and other Iraqi areas, securing our borders, ensuring elections take place on time, and reforming economy.
Saudi Arabia is seeking $10 billion in bank loans
SDF source says violent clashes erupted between SDF and ISIS in and around the town of al Sh'afa, east of Deir ar Zour, coalition strikes are hitting ISIS targets
Bozena 5 mine clearing vehicle was seen in a FSA group photo in OperationOliveBranch.22 hour ago
Bozena 5 mine clearing vehicle was seen in a FSA group photo in #OperationOliveBranch.
France: French Foreign Minister to visit Iran on March 5
Syrian Army and allies also captured Abu 'Isa village today, North east of Abu Al-Duhur airport
23 hour ago
Turkish media reports: F-16s are again flying near Turkey-Syria border
Video: Turkish artillery responding to attack on Kilis and Hatay23 hour ago
Video: Turkish artillery responding to attack on Kilis and Hatay
YPG claim to have regained control of Adah Manli, Shadia and Surka villages of Raju district and Shinkal village of Bulbul district, as intense clashes continue along some areas of the border
In Bolu Turkey police seized 64kg of gold worth 10M Turkish Lira, what is interesting is that it has Arabic numbers23 hour ago
In Bolu Turkey police seized 64kg of gold worth 10M Turkish Lira, what is interesting is that it has Arabic numbers
Turkish army is shelling Tal Rifat, Minag, Maranaz
East Idlib: AbuDuhur Airbase after its takeover by government. Offensive   focusing with IRGC-linked forces on areas North and NE. of Airbase.23 hour ago
East Idlib: AbuDuhur Airbase after its takeover by government. Offensive focusing with IRGC-linked forces on areas North and NE. of Airbase.
Syrian Army also captured Umm Al-Hutah North East to Abu Al-Duhur airport