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B. 02-18 Iraq begins battle to free western Mosul from IS Mosul
2. 02-11 Baghdad's Green Zone hit by rockets after deadly clashes
D. 02-08 Russia sends Syria its largest missile delivery to date Syria
4. 02-08 US airstrike in Syria kills Al Qaeda leader with ties to bin Laden Idlib, Northern Syria
02-06 Thousands hanged at Saydnaya prison, Amnesty says Saidnaya, Syria
6. 02-05 Police detain 445 Islamic State group suspects Turkey
H. 02-04 Iran holds military exercise in defiance of US sanctions Semnan, Iran
I. 01-28 Syria regains Damascus water supply plant Wadi Barada, Damascus

Recent Summary.     Click for More >   Israel settlements: Netanyahu snubs 'shameful' UN vote  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a UN call to end illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land is 'shameful' Aleppo 'back under government control'  The Syrian army says it has retaken full control of Aleppo, following the evacuation of the last group of rebels Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara   Mevlut Mert Aydintas, 22, a Turkish policeman has shot dead Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in Aleppo Liberation of Mosul Begins  The Iraqi government launches an offensive strategy to take back the city, which is the last major city in Iraq that is under the Islamic St...
Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed Map of Armon Hanatziv Jerusalem Israel


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Jan.8   Jerusalem
  Four people have been killed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian man who drove a lorry into a group of soldiers, in what police called a terror attack


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Dec.23   Jerusalem
Dec.22   Aleppo
Dec.19   Turkey
Oct.17   Mosul




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Russia warplane shot down in Syria
Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
ISIS seizes city of Mosul
Syrian rebels allege chemical attack
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Hamas military leader killed by Israeli str...
Syrian forces hammer Aleppo
U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massa...
Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza
Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza
Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
U.S. Launches War Against Iraq
Anger at execution of top Shia cleric
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist Ja...
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
Yemen president 'leaves country'
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Hamas won elections
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Anger at execution of top Shia cleric
No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS
ISIS video claims beheading of American hosta...
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist Ja...
Abducted Israeli teens found dead
Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troo...
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
Saddam Hussein hanged
Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Huge blast kills ex-PM
No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
2,411 people died in Hajj stampede
Israel
Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Hamas military leader killed by Israeli str...
Shalit back in Israel after swap
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza
Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza
Intifada started by Sharon visit
Netanyahu claims poll victory
Israel's former PM Ariel Sharon dies
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Hamas won elections
Sharon fights for life after stroke
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Abducted Israeli teens found dead
Disasters
Israel Israel
Disasters
Palestine
Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Hamas military leader killed by Israeli str...
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza
Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Hamas won elections
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Abducted Israeli teens found dead
Disasters
Palestine Palestine
Disasters
Gaza
Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Hamas military leader killed by Israeli str...
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza
Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza
Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship
Israeli flag lowered over Gaza
Crime
Gaza Gaza
Crime
Disasters
Gaza Gaza
Disasters
Iraq
ISIS seizes city of Mosul
Last US troops withdraw from Iraq
U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends
U.S. Launches War Against Iraq
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist Ja...
Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist Ja...
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Saddam Hussein hanged
Disasters
Iraq Iraq
Disasters
Iran
Iran seizes 15 British sailors
Hassan Rouhani wins Iran election
Election protests turn violent
Iran makes first satellite launch
Car explosion 'kills nuclear scientist'
28,000 dead after earthquake
Syria
Russia warplane shot down in Syria
Syrian rebels allege chemical attack
Syrian forces hammer Aleppo
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS
Danish, Norwegian embassies ablaze
Disasters
Syria Syria
Disasters
Turkey
Turkish coup attempt
Politics
Turkey Turkey
Politics
Ankara explosions leave almost 100 dead
Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 ...
7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey
Gulf
War & Army
Gulf Gulf
War & Army
Anger at execution of top Shia cleric
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies
Anger at execution of top Shia cleric
2,411 people died in Hajj stampede
Jerusalem
Israel declares unilateral cease-fire
Intifada started by Sharon visit
Netanyahu claims poll victory
Sharon fights for life after stroke
Crime
Jerusalem Jerusalem
Crime
Disasters
Jerusalem Jerusalem
Disasters
Saudi Arabia
War & Army
Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
War & Army
Anger at execution of top Shia cleric
Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies
Anger at execution of top Shia cleric
2,411 people died in Hajj stampede
Baghdad
War & Army
Baghdad Baghdad
War & Army
Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush
Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130
Saddam Hussein hanged
Disasters
Baghdad Baghdad
Disasters
Yemen
Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troo...
Anti-US protests spread in Arab world
Yemen president 'leaves country'
Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troo...
Disasters
Yemen Yemen
Disasters
Tehran
War & Army
Tehran Tehran
War & Army
Election protests turn violent
Car explosion 'kills nuclear scientist'
Disasters
Tehran Tehran
Disasters
Egypt
War & Army
Egypt Egypt
War & Army
Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies
No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268
Dozens killed in Egypt stadium clashes
No survivors on Russian airliner KGL9268

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Iraq begins battle to free western Mosul from IS Thousands hanged at Saydnaya prison, Amnesty says Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed Map of Armon Hanatziv Jerusalem Israel


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February 2017 ... more > Top ^
Sat.   Mosul
Feb. 6   Syria


January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.8   Jerusalem  
  Four people have been killed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian man who drove a lorry into a group of soldiers, in what police called a terror attack
 Tehran  Iran's ex-President Rafsanjani dies at 82

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December 2016 ... more > Top ^
Dec.23   Jerusalem     Israel settlements: Netanyahu snubs 'shameful' UN vote
  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says a UN call to end illegal Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land is 'shameful'
Dec.22   Aleppo   Aleppo 'back under government control'
  The Syrian army says it has retaken full control of Aleppo, following the evacuation of the last group of rebels
Dec.19   Turkey   Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara Map of Modern Arts Centre Ankara Turkey
  Mevlut Mert Aydintas, 22, a Turkish policeman has shot dead Andrei Karlov, apparently in protest at Russia's involvement in Aleppo
Dec.14   Aleppo Aleppo battle: Evacuation agreement 'back on' Dec.11  Syria  Palmyra: Fierce battle for ancient Syrian city

November 2016 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   Mosul Mosul battle: Iraqi special forces 'break front line'


October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.17   Mosul     Liberation of Mosul Begins
  The Iraqi government launches an offensive strategy to take back the city, which is the last major city in Iraq that is under the Islamic State


September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep.27  Tel Aviv  Former Israeli PM Shimon Peres dies Sep.17  Northern Syria  US air strikes 'kill dozens of Syria government troops'

August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug.23  Northern Syria  Turkey begins anti-IS campaign in Syria Aug.20   Turkey     Turkey wedding blast: 30 dead and 90 hurt in Gaziantep
Map of Gaziantep Turkey  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said so-called Islamic State was likely to have carried it out amid reports of a suicide bomber targeting the party

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Jul.17  Turkey  Turkey coup arrests hit 6,000 as Erdogan roots out 'virus' 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
Map of al-Hadi Centre Karrada Iraq  A suicide truck bomb ripped through a busy shopping district. The brazen Saturday night attack in the heart of the packed Karrada neighborhood

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.15  Egypt  EgyptAir crash: Wreckage found in Mediterranean

May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.22  Sunni Triangle  Falluja assault: PM announces beginning of military operation May.12  Damascus  Top Hezbollah commander Badreddine killed

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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

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
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...

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.23   Syria     Palmyra's Baalshamin temple blown up by IS   Islamic State militants have destroyed Palmyra's ancient temple of Baalshamin, Syrian officials and activists say 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

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr.24  Armenia  Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.17   Jerusalem     Netanyahu claims poll victory  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed victory in parliamentary election. Estimates gave both sides 27 seats each in the 120-seat Kn...

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.31  ISIS  ISIS: Japanese hostage beheaded Jan.22   Saudi Arabia   Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies   Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died in hospital. He was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005  Yemen  Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold

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November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.17  Jerusalem  Multiple people killed in Jerusalem synagogue attack Nov.16   ISIS   ISIS video claims beheading of American hostage Peter Kassig   The terror group has claimed to have beheaded American hostage Peter Kassig, an aid worker and former Army Ranger, in a graphic new video

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.29  Northern Syria  Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing Oct.3  Northern Syria  ISIS video claims to show beheading of Alan Henning

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.20  Northern Syria  45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey Sep.2  Northern Syria  Islamic State 'kills US hostage'

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Aug.26  Gaza  Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached Aug.19   Northern Iraq   Video shows ISIS beheading U.S. journalist James Foley  A video shows the beheading and threatens the life of another American if President Barack Obama doesn't end military operations in Iraq Aug.11  Baghdad  Iraqi President nominates new prime minister

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Jul.25  Gaza  Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect 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... Jul.6  Gaza  Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants

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Jun.30   West Bank Abducted Israeli teens found dead
Jun.29  Iraq  ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate 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

May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.13   Turkey Explosion at mine in western Turkey left 200 workers dead


April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.23  Gaza  Hamas-Fatah announce reconciliation

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.20  Turkey  Twitter 'blocked' in Turkey

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.11   Tel Aviv Israel's former PM Ariel Sharon dies


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August 2013 ... more > Top ^
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...

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.15   Iran Hassan Rouhani wins Iran election


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November 2012 ... more > Top ^
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

September 2012 ... more > Top ^
Sep.13   Yemen Anti-US protests spread in Arab world


July 2012 ... more > Top ^
Jul.28   Aleppo Syrian forces hammer Aleppo


May 2012 ... more > Top ^
May.26  Syria  U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massacre May.21  Yemen  Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troops

March 2012 ... more > Top ^
Mar.17  Egypt  Egypt Coptic Christian Pope dies

February 2012 ... more > Top ^
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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December 2011 ... more > Top ^
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

October 2011 ... more > Top ^
Oct.23  Turkey  7.2 quake strikes eastern Turkey Oct.18  Israel  Shalit back in Israel after swap

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August 2010 ... more > Top ^
Aug.31  Iraq  U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends

May 2010 ... more > Top ^
May.30   Gaza Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship


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

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October 2009 ... more > Top ^
Oct.25  Baghdad  Twin suicide bombings kill more than 130

June 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jun.13   Tehran Election protests turn violent


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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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December 2008 ... more > Top ^
Dec.27   Gaza Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza
Dec.14  Baghdad  Iraqi journalist throws shoes at Bush

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Jun.18  Gaza  Israel, Hamas begin truce in Gaza

January 2008 ... more > Top ^
Jan.22  Gaza  Palestinians blow up border wall

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December 2007 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1  Northern Iraq  Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq

June 2007 ... more > Top ^
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


February 2007 ... more > Top ^
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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December 2006 ... more > Top ^
Dec.29   Baghdad Saddam Hussein hanged


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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

July 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jul.12   Southern Lebanon Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war


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

February 2006 ... more > Top ^
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

January 2006 ... more > Top ^
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

October 2005 ... more > Top ^
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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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