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B. 05-07 Lebanon election: Hezbollah leader declares 'victory' Lebanon
C. 04-30 Israel's Iran documents show nuclear deal was lies Jerusalem
3. 04-21 Experts finally visit Douma site Douma, Damascus
4. 04-16 Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site Douma, Damascus
F. 04-16 Israel destroys Hamas' 'longest and deepest' border tunnel yet Gaza
6. 04-13 US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites Damascus
H. 04-13 Fierce clashes continue at Gaza-Israel border fence Gaza
04-07 At least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack in Douma Douma, Syria

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes Map of Eastern Ghouta Damascus Syria  Bombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, activists say Iran cities hit by anti-government protests   Anti-government demonstrations that began in Iran on Thursday have now spread to several major cities
  At least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack in Douma Map of Douma Syria


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Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
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Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
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Saddam Hussein hanged
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Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
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Iran seizes 15 British sailors
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Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troo...
Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
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May. 7  Lebanon  Lebanon election: Hezbollah leader declares 'victory'


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Apr. 30   Jerusalem
Apr. 23  Armenia  Armenian PM resigns after days of protests
Apr. 21  Damascus  Experts finally visit Douma site
Apr. 13   Damascus
Apr.7   Syria  
  At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta


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Mar.10  Damascus  Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three

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Feb.19   Damascus   Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes
Map of Eastern Ghouta Damascus Syria
  Bombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, activists say
Feb.18  Iran  66 people on board plane that crashed in Iran Feb.9   Northern Israel Israeli jet downed by Syrian fire - army

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Dec.29   Iran   Iran cities hit by anti-government protests
Map of Mashhad Iran
  Anti-government demonstrations that began in Iran on Thursday have now spread to several major cities
Dec.4  Yemen  Yemen's former President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed

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Nov.24   Sinai   More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque
Map of al-Rawda Bir al-Abed al-Arish Sinai Egypt
  Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque. The mosque in the town of Bir al-Abed, near al-Arish, was targeted during Friday prayers.    It is the deadliest attack of its kind since an Islam...
Nov.12  Northern Iraq  Iran-Iraq earthquake kills more than 140, injures at least 860 Nov.4  Saudi Arabia  Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned

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Oct.16  Northern Syria  Syria war: US-backed forces control Raqqa

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Sep.26  Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia driving ban on women to be lifted Sep.24  Northern Iraq  Iraq's Kurdistan holds independence vote

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Jul.23   Jerusalem Israel installs cameras at holy site
Jul.9   Mosul   Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS in the city
  Haider al-Abadi has visited Mosul to congratulate Iraqi forces for their victory over IS in the city. He was there to announce the city's full liberation


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Jun.4   Qatar Qatar row: Four countries cut links with Doha


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May.26  Egypt  Egypt Coptic Christians killed in bus attack

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Apr.16   Turkey     Opposition cries foul over vote expanding Erdogan powers
  Turkey's main opposition party has said it will challenge the country's referendum result after the president won a vote to expand his powers Apr.5   Northern Syria   20 children and 52 adults killed in chemical attack
Map of Khan Sheikhoun Idlib Syria  Aome of the victims had symptoms consistent with exposure to nerve agents. Clinics treating the injured were then targeted by air strikes

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Jan.8  Jerusalem  Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed

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Dec.23  Jerusalem  Israel settlements: Netanyahu snubs 'shameful' UN vote Dec.22  Aleppo  Aleppo 'back under government control' Dec.19  Turkey  Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara

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Oct.17  Mosul  Liberation of Mosul Begins

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Aug.20  Turkey  Turkey wedding blast: 30 dead and 90 hurt in Gaziantep

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Jul.15   Turkey   Turkish coup attempt
Map of Ankara Turkey  An unsuccessful coup d'état was staged against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government by a faction within the Armed Forces Jul.3  Baghdad  Baghdad bombing kills 250

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Mar.13  Turkey  Ankara car bomb kills at least 32

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Feb.26  Syria  Syria conflict: Temporary truce comes into effect

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Jan.2   Saudi Arabia   Anger at execution of top Shia cleric
  Saudi Arabia's execution of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr has sparked anger and protests in Shia communities across the region

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Dec.28  Western Iraq  Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from ISIS

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Nov.24   Northern Syria     Russia warplane shot down in Syria
Map of Latakia Syria  Russian President Vladimir Putin has bitterly condemned the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border

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Oct.31   Sinai     No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
Map of Hasna Egypt  Airbus A-321 has crashed in central Sinai killing all 224 people on board. It left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for St Petersburg Oct.16  West Bank  Palestinian rioters torch Jewish holy site Joseph's Tomb Oct.10   Turkey     Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead   Two explosions at a peace rally in the Turkish capital Ankara have killed at least 86 people and injured 186, according to officials

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Sep.30  Northern Syria  Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria Sep.24   Mecca     2,411 people died in Hajj stampede   Saudi Arabia's King Salman has ordered a safety review for the Hajj pilgrimage after at least 717 people died in a stampede near the holy city...

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Aug.23   Syria Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS
Aug.6  Egypt  Egypt launches Suez Canal expansion

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Jul.20  Turkey  30 people were killed by bomb Jul.1  Sinai  64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints

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May.20  Syria  Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra May.15  Western Iraq  Militants seize Ramadi stronghold

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Apr.24  Armenia  Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks

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Mar.17   Jerusalem Netanyahu claims poll victory


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Jan.31  ISIS  ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded Jan.22   Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies
 Yemen  Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold

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Nov.16   ISIS ISIS video claims beheading of American hostage Peter Kassig


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Aug.19   Northern Iraq Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley


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Jul.17   Gaza     Israel starts Gaza ground offensive   The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective...

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Jun.30   West Bank Abducted Israeli teens found dead
Jun.10   Mosul     ISIS seizes city of Mosul   Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul

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May.13   Turkey Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead


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Jan.11   Tel Aviv Israel's former PM Ariel Sharon dies


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Aug.21   Damascus     Syrian rebels allege chemical attack   Opposition groups claimed that hundreds were killed when the government used chemical agents in rebel strongholds in the Damascus countrysid...

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Jun.15   Iran Hassan Rouhani wins Iran election


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Nov.21  Gaza  Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire Nov.14   Gaza     Hamas military leader killed by Israeli strike   Ahmed Jabr, the head of Hamas' military wing, was killed Wednesday in Gaza by an Israeli "surgical" strike, the Israeli military announced

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Sep.13  Yemen  Anti-US protests spread in Arab world

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Jul.28  Aleppo  Syrian forces hammer Aleppo

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May.26  Syria  U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massacre May.21  Yemen  Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troops

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Mar.17  Egypt  Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies

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Feb.1  Egypt  Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes

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Jan.22  Yemen  Yemen president 'leaves country' Jan.10  Iran  Car explosion 'kills nuclear scientist'

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Dec.17   Iraq   Last US troops withdraw from Iraq   The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq has entered Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein

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Oct.23  Turkey  7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey Oct.18  Israel  Shalit back in Israel after swap

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Aug.31  Iraq  U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends

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May.30   Gaza     Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship   More than 10 people onboard a flotilla carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza were killed when security forces boarded the boats

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Feb.16  Dubai  Dubai ties Hamas official's death to EU

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Oct.25  Baghdad  Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130

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Jun.13   Tehran   Election protests turn violent   Ahmadinejad declaration as the winner of presidential election brought thousands of supporters of the rival Moussavi onto the streets

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Feb.2  Iran  Iran makes first satellite launch

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Jan.17  Jerusalem  Israel declares unilateral cease-fire Jan.3  Gaza  Israeli ground troops enter Gaza

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Dec.27   Gaza     Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza   At least 225 killed in Israeli attacks. An Israeli army spokeswoman said her country is ready to continue the attacks 'as long as it takes' Dec.14  Baghdad  Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush

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Jun.18  Gaza  Israel, Hamas begin truce in Gaza

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Jan.22  Gaza  Palestinians blow up border wall

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Dec.1  Northern Iraq  Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq

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Jun.14   Gaza Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza


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Apr.18  Baghdad  Bombings kill almost 200

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Mar.23   Iran Iran seizes 15 British sailors


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Feb.3  Baghdad  Truck bomb kills more than 120 in market

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Jan.27  Gaza  Battle rages on after 25 dead

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Dec.29   Baghdad     Saddam Hussein hanged   The celebrations broke out after Hussein was dead. There was dancing around the body. The execution was videotaped

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Nov.5  Baghdad  Saddam Hussein sentenced to death

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Aug.14  Southern Lebanon  Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect

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Jul.12   Southern Lebanon     Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war   Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon

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Jun.8  Iraq  U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi

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Feb.21  Sunni Triangle  Blast damages Shia shrine Feb.4   Syria Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Feb.3  Egypt  Ship with 1,400 sinks in Red Sea

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Jan.26   West Bank Hamas won elections
Jan.12  Mecca  Hajj stampede kills at least 345 Jan.4   Jerusalem Sharon fights for life after stroke

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Nov.20  Jerusalem  Sharon to quit Likud party Nov.9  Jordan  57 killed in 3 hotel blasts

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Oct.25  Baghdad  Draft constitution passes

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Sep.11   Gaza Israeli flag lowered over Gaza


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Aug.31  Baghdad  1,000 dead in stampede

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Jul.22  Sinai  88 died as explosions rock resort town

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Jun.24  Tehran  Ahmadinejad elected as president

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Feb.14   Beirut Huge blast kills ex-PM


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Dec.25   Southern Iran 28,000 dead after earthquake


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Mar.19   Iraq U.S. Launches War Against Iraq


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Sep.30   Jerusalem Intifada started by Sharon visit
Dec. 10, 1902  Egypt  Aswan Dam opened Jan. 11, 1883  Egypt  France and Great Britain abandon joint control of Egypt Jul. 11, 1882   Egypt Alexandria bombarded by the British Nov. 17, 1869   Egypt First ships through Suez Canal Jul. 21, 1798   Egypt Battle of the Pyramids