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1. 05-21 Islamic State 'seizes last Syria-Iraq border crossing' al-Tanf, Syria
C. 05-21 Palmyra: Syrian forces trapped civilians Palmyra, Syria
05-20 Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra Palmyra, Syria
E. 05-19 Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight Baghdad
5. 05-18 Iraqi forces, civilians flee as ISIS gains control of Ramadi Ramadi, Western Iraq
G. 05-17 IS 'withdraws' from ancient Palmyra Palmyra, Syria
H. 05-16 Top ISIS commander taken out by US Special Forces in Syria Deir al-Zour, Northern Syria
8. 05-15 Militants seize Ramadi stronghold Ramadi, Western Iraq
J. 05-13 Islamic State deputy leader 'killed in Iraq air strike' Tal Afar, Northern Iraq

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Top ISIS commander taken out by US Special Forces in Syria Map of Deir al-Zour Syria  The US says its special forces have killed Abu Sayyaf who helped direct oil, gas and financial operations Civilians 'struggle to flee' Saada strikes   Civilians in the city of Saada in northern Yemen are struggling to flee Saudi-led coalition air strikes targeting Houthi rebels Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks   Ceremonies have been held in Armenia and around the world to mark the centenary of the start of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks Houthi rebels make gains in Aden   Shia Houthi rebels have made more gains in the city of Aden, despite air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing Israel starts Gaza ground offensive ISIS seizes second city of Mosul Syrian rebels allege chemical attack Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire Hamas military leader killed by Israeli strike Last US troops withdraw from Iraq Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza Iran seizes 15 British sailors Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war U.S. Launches War Against Iraq Intifada started by Sharon visit Acre taken by Crusaders First Crusade takes Jerusalem Battle of Adrianople
Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra Map of Palmyra Syria
Wed.   Syria
  Islamic State militants have taken near complete control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, home to some of the world's most magnificent ruins
Sat.   Northern Syria
May. 9   Yemen
Apr. 24   Armenia
Apr.5   Yemen
Jan.22   Yemen


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May 2015 ... more > Top ^
Yesterday   Syria
  Islamic State militants have seized the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, a monitoring group says
  Syria Palmyra: Syrian forces trapped civilians Wed.   Syria     Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra Map of Palmyra Syria
  Islamic State militants have taken near complete control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, home to some of the world's most magnificent ruins
Tue.   Baghdad Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight Sat.   Northern Syria   Top ISIS commander taken out by US Special Forces in Syria Map of Deir al-Zour Syria
  The US says its special forces have killed Abu Sayyaf who helped direct oil, gas and financial operations
May. 15   Western Iraq Militants seize Ramadi stronghold May. 13  Northern Iraq  Islamic State deputy leader 'killed in Iraq air strike' May. 9   Yemen Civilians 'struggle to flee' Saada strikes Map of Saada Yemen
  Civilians in the city of Saada in northern Yemen are struggling to flee Saudi-led coalition air strikes targeting Houthi rebels
May. 2   Mosul Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives'

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
Apr. 24   Armenia Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks
Map of Yerevan Armenia
  Ceremonies have been held in Armenia and around the world to mark the centenary of the start of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks
Apr. 23  Turkey  WWI: Battle of Gallipoli centenary marked with services Apr.12  Turkey  Turkey anger at Pope Armenian 'genocide' claim Apr.5   Yemen   Houthi rebels make gains in Aden Map of Aden Yemen
  Shia Houthi rebels have made more gains in the city of Aden, despite air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition
Apr.1   Yemen Yemen crisis: Fighting intensifies in Aden

March 2015 ... more > Top ^
Mar.25   Yemen Saudi Arabia launches military operation in Yemen
Mar.6   Western Iraq Iraqi army drives IS from key town

February 2015 ... more > Top ^
Feb.22   Northern Syria Turkey enters Syria to remove tomb
Feb.4  Jordan  Jordan vows 'severe response' to IS

January 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jan.29  Sinai  Militant attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula leave 20 dead Jan.28   Northern Israel Three killed as Israel and Hezbollah clash on border
Jan.26  Northern Syria  Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane' Jan.22   Yemen   Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold Map of Sanaa Yemen  Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has resigned along with his prime minister in protest at the takeover of the capital Sanaa by Shia Houthi rebels

year 2014 Top ^



December 2014 ... more > Top ^
Dec.24   Northern Syria IS captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria
Dec.7  Damascus  Israeli jets 'strike near Damascus' Dec.2  Iraq  Iran 'conducts air strikes' in Iraq

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.29  Northern Syria  At least 40 fighters killed in Syrian city of Kobani

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.29   Northern Syria   Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing
Map of Kobani Syria  A small group of Syrian rebels entered the embattled border town from Turkey to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists in Syria Oct.24   Sinai Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops Oct.7  Northern Syria  Air strikes help Syria town curb IS

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.22  Northern Syria  U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time Sep.20   Northern Syria 45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey


August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.26   Gaza Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached
Aug.18  Mosul  Iraq crisis: Mosul dam recaptured from militants Aug.4  Gaza  Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza Aug.3  Gaza  Airstrike hits UN school in Gaza as Israeli troops start redeploying Aug.1  Gaza  No cease-fire: Israel pounds Gaza after Hamas kidnapped Israeli soldier

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.31  Gaza  New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas Jul.29  Gaza  Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call 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 Edge Jul.16  Gaza  Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid Jul.15  Gaza  Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue Jul.8  Gaza  Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive Jul.6   Gaza Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.29   Iraq ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate
Jun.28  Sunni Triangle  Iraq army 'routs Isis rebels' in offensive on Tikrit Jun.22  Western Iraq  Iraq 'loses western border control' Jun.20  Iraq  More than a million Iraqis have fled their homes as ISIS continues siege Jun.17  Baghdad  Baghdadis stockpile food in fear of ISIS advance Jun.16  Baghdad  US deploys 275 'military personnel' Jun.11  Sunni Triangle  Militants seize Tikrit after taking Mosul Jun.10   Mosul   ISIS seizes second city of Mosul   Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.23  Turkey  Turkish PM says jets shoot down Syrian warplane

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.8  Syria  Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.18  Syria  Syria opposition to attend peace talks Jan.7  Northern Syria  First chemical weapons leave Syria Jan.4  Sunni Triangle  Iraq government 'loses Fallujah'

year 2013 Top ^

Oct.31  Northern Syria  Israeli planes strike Syrian military base  Syria  Syria met first weapons deadline: OPCW Sep.2  Syria  More than 2m have fled Syria - UN Aug.26  Damascus  Syria: U.N. team comes under sniper fire 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 countryside Jun.22  Qatar  Syria rebels to get 'urgent support' Jan.30  Syria  Israeli jets strike convoy along Syrian border

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.21   Gaza   Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
  Hours after a cease-fire was declared Wednesday in Israel's conflict with Gaza, it appeared to be holding Nov.19  Gaza  Gaza death toll 'rises over 100' 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 Oct.3  Turkey  Turkey retaliates for shelling deaths Aug.5  Sinai  Police die in Egypt border attack Jul.28   Northern Syria Syrian forces hammer Aleppo
Jul.18  Syria  Top Syrian officials killed Jun.22  Northern Syria  Syria: We shot down Turkish fighter May.26   Syria U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massacre May.21   Yemen Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troops Apr.11  Syria  Syria ceasefire comes into effect Feb.22  Syria  Two Western journalists killed in Syria Feb.8  Syria  Homs suffers 'heaviest' shelling Jan.2  Southern Iran  Iran fires missiles in Strait of Hormuz

year 2011 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 Dec.4  Iran  Iran shoots down American drone Oct.18   Israel Shalit back in Israel after swap
Sep.30  Yemen  U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Aug.18  Southern Israel  7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Jul.31  Syria  Army, protesters clash, killing 71 Jun.3  Yemen  Yemen's presidential compound attacked Feb.21  Egypt  Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'

year 2010 Top ^

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

year 2009 Top ^

Jun.29  Baghdad  US soldiers leaving Iraq's cities Jan.21  Gaza  Israeli troops complete Gaza withdrawal Jan.17   Jerusalem Israel declares unilateral cease-fire
Jan.9  Gaza  Israel, Hamas brush off UN, keep fighting Jan.3   Gaza Israeli ground troops enter Gaza

year 2008 Top ^

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' Jul.16  Israel  Israel swaps prisoners for bodies Jun.18   Gaza Israel, Hamas begin truce in Gaza
Mar.25  Basra  Iraq forces battle Basra militias Feb.28  Gaza  Israeli forces pound Gaza Strip Feb.22  Northern Iraq  Turkish troops enter Iraq Jan.22   Gaza Palestinians blow up border wall

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.1   Northern Iraq Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq
Jun.14   Gaza     Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza   The militants have hailed a series of military victories over rivals Fatah as a new 'liberation' of the territory Mar.23   Iran     Iran seizes 15 British sailors   The naval patrol seized sailors who had boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars off the coast of Iraq Jan.27  Gaza  Battle rages on after 25 dead

year 2006 Top ^

Aug.14  Southern Lebanon  Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect 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 Jun.8  Iraq  U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi

year 2005 Top ^

Apr.26  Lebanon  Last Syrian soldiers left Lebanon Jan.30  Iraq  Iraqis vote amid violence

year 2004 Top ^

Nov.9  Sunni Triangle  U.S., Iraqis enter Falluja's center

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.14  Sunni Triangle  Saddam captured Jul.22  Mosul  Saddam's sons killed in raid Apr.9  Baghdad  Baghdad falls to US forces Mar.19   Iraq     U.S. Launches War Against Iraq   After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard

year 2002 Top ^

Apr.3  West Bank  Bethlehem church under siege

year 2000 Top ^

Sep.30   Jerusalem     Intifada started by Sharon visit   Palestinians and Israelis clash, spurred by visit of right-wing Israeli leader to a joint Jewish/Muslim holy site May.24  Southern Lebanon  Israel retreat complete Feb. 26, 1191   Northern Israel   Acre taken by Crusaders   It was captured when the forces of the Third Crusade, led by King Richard I of England and King Philip II of France, came to King Guy's aid Feb. 6, 1099   Jerusalem First Crusade takes Jerusalem  The Crusaders arrived at Jerusalem, launched an assault on the city, and captured it in July 1099. They established the crusader states Sep. 9, 377   Turkey Battle of Adrianople   The battle was fought between a Roman army led by the Roman Emperor Valens and Gothic rebels led by Fritigern


Egypt: Sinai bomb kills 26 troops Three killed as Israel and Hezbollah clash on border Palestinians blow up border wall   Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war   Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon Islamic State: Militants 'kill 300 Yazidi captives' Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks Map of Yerevan Armenia




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Aug.18  Southern Israel  7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
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Oct.3  Turkey  Turkey retaliates for shelling deaths
Aug.5  Sinai  Police die in Egypt border attack
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May.24  Southern Lebanon  Israel retreat complete




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May. 2   Mosul
Apr. 24   Armenia
  Ceremonies have been held in Armenia and around the world to mark the centenary of the start of mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks
Apr.12  Turkey  Turkey anger at Pope Armenian 'genocide' claim 2014 Feb.8  Syria  Aid convoy fired on in besieged Homs 2012 May.26   Syria U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massacre 2003 Dec.14  Sunni Triangle  Saddam captured



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2009 Jan.3   Gaza Israeli ground troops enter Gaza
2008 Feb.22  Northern Iraq  Turkish troops enter Iraq 2005 Apr.26  Lebanon  Last Syrian soldiers left Lebanon 2004 Nov.9  Sunni Triangle  U.S., Iraqis enter Falluja's center 2003 Apr.9  Baghdad  Baghdad falls to US forces



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2011 Feb.21  Egypt  Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal' 2007 Mar.23   Iran   Iran seizes 15 British sailors   The naval patrol seized sailors who had boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars off the coast of Iraq



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2012 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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2014 Jul.15  Gaza  Cease-fire effort collapses as rockets, airstrikes continue Jul.8  Gaza  Hamas fires rockets at Israeli cities after Gaza offensive 2012 Jan.2  Southern Iran  Iran fires missiles in Strait of Hormuz



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2007 Jun.14   Gaza   Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza   The militants have hailed a series of military victories over rivals Fatah as a new 'liberation' of the territory Jan.27  Gaza  Battle rages on after 25 dead



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1830 Feb. 26, 1191   Northern Israel   Acre taken by Crusaders   It was captured when the forces of the Third Crusade, led by King Richard I of England and King Philip II of France, came to King Guy's aid



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2013 Aug.26  Damascus  Syria: U.N. team comes under sniper fire



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2011 Dec.4  Iran  Iran shoots down American drone Sep.30  Yemen  U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed



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2015 May. 13  Northern Iraq  Islamic State deputy leader 'killed in Iraq air strike' Mar.25   Yemen Saudi Arabia launches military operation in Yemen
Feb.4  Jordan  Jordan vows 'severe response' to IS 2014 Dec.24   Northern Syria IS captures Jordanian pilot after warplane crashes in Syria Dec.7  Damascus  Israeli jets 'strike near Damascus' Dec.2  Iraq  Iran 'conducts air strikes' in Iraq Oct.7  Northern Syria  Air strikes help Syria town curb IS Sep.22  Northern Syria  U.S. airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time Jul.6   Gaza Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants Mar.23  Turkey  Turkish PM says jets shoot down Syrian warplane 2013 Oct.31  Northern Syria  Israeli planes strike Syrian military base Jan.30  Syria  Israeli jets strike convoy along Syrian border 2012 Jun.22  Northern Syria  Syria: We shot down Turkish fighter 2008 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' 2006 Jun.8  Iraq  U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi



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2015 Tue.   Baghdad Iraq calls for volunteers for IS fight
2014 Jun.16  Baghdad  US deploys 275 'military personnel' 2010 Aug.31   Iraq U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends 2003 Mar.19   Iraq   U.S. Launches War Against Iraq   After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard



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2015 Yesterday   Syria   Islamic State 'seizes last Syria-Iraq border crossing'
Map of al-Tanf Syria
  Islamic State militants have seized the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, a monitoring group says
Wed.   Syria   Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra Map of Palmyra Syria
  Islamic State militants have taken near complete control of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, home to some of the world's most magnificent ruins
May. 15   Western Iraq Militants seize Ramadi stronghold Apr.5   Yemen Houthi rebels make gains in Aden Map of Aden Yemen
  Shia Houthi rebels have made more gains in the city of Aden, despite air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition
Apr.1   Yemen Yemen crisis: Fighting intensifies in Aden Mar.6   Western Iraq Iraqi army drives IS from key town Jan.29  Sinai  Militant attacks in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula leave 20 dead Jan.26  Northern Syria  Islamic State 'driven out of Kobane' Jan.22   Yemen   Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold
Map of Sanaa Yemen  Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has resigned along with his prime minister in protest at the takeover of the capital Sanaa by Shia Houthi rebels 2014 Nov.29  Northern Syria  At least 40 fighters killed in Syrian city of Kobani Oct.29   Northern Syria   Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing
Map of Kobani Syria  A small group of Syrian rebels entered the embattled border town from Turkey to help Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State extremists in Syria Aug.18  Mosul  Iraq crisis: Mosul dam recaptured from militants Jun.29   Iraq ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate Jun.28  Sunni Triangle  Iraq army 'routs Isis rebels' in offensive on Tikrit Jun.22  Western Iraq  Iraq 'loses western border control' Jun.11  Sunni Triangle  Militants seize Tikrit after taking Mosul Jun.10   Mosul ISIS seizes second city of Mosul   Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul Jan.4  Sunni Triangle  Iraq government 'loses Fallujah' 2013 Jun.22  Qatar  Syria rebels to get 'urgent support' 2012 Jul.28   Northern Syria Syrian forces hammer Aleppo Jul.18  Syria  Top Syrian officials killed May.21   Yemen Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troops 2011 Jun.3  Yemen  Yemen's presidential compound attacked 2008 Mar.25  Basra  Iraq forces battle Basra militias 2007 Dec.1   Northern Iraq Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq 2005 Jan.30  Iraq  Iraqis vote amid violence 2002 Apr.3  West Bank  Bethlehem church under siege 2000 Sep.30   Jerusalem   Intifada started by Sharon visit   Palestinians and Israelis clash, spurred by visit of right-wing Israeli leader to a joint Jewish/Muslim holy site



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2014 Aug.26   Gaza Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached
Aug.4  Gaza  Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza Jul.31  Gaza  New Gaza humanitarian truce agreed by Israel and Hamas Jul.29  Gaza  Hamas rejects Palestinian cease-fire call Jul.25   Gaza Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect Jul.16  Gaza  Israel, Hamas agree to 5-hour cease-fire to allow humanitarian aid Jan.18  Syria  Syria opposition to attend peace talks 2012 Nov.21   Gaza   Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire   Hours after a cease-fire was declared Wednesday in Israel's conflict with Gaza, it appeared to be holding Apr.11  Syria  Syria ceasefire comes into effect 2011 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 Oct.18   Israel Shalit back in Israel after swap 2009 Jun.29  Baghdad  US soldiers leaving Iraq's cities Jan.21  Gaza  Israeli troops complete Gaza withdrawal Jan.17   Jerusalem Israel declares unilateral cease-fire 2008 Jun.18   Gaza Israel, Hamas begin truce in Gaza 2006 Aug.14  Southern Lebanon  Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect



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2015 Yesterday   Syria Palmyra: Syrian forces trapped civilians
May. 9   Yemen Civilians 'struggle to flee' Saada strikes Map of Saada Yemen
  Civilians in the city of Saada in northern Yemen are struggling to flee Saudi-led coalition air strikes targeting Houthi rebels
2014 Sep.20   Northern Syria 45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey Aug.3  Gaza  Airstrike hits UN school in Gaza as Israeli troops start redeploying Jun.20  Iraq  More than a million Iraqis have fled their homes as ISIS continues siege Jun.17  Baghdad  Baghdadis stockpile food in fear of ISIS advance 2013 Sep.2  Syria  More than 2m have fled Syria - UN 2012 Feb.22  Syria  Two Western journalists killed in Syria 2010 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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2015 Apr. 23  Turkey  WWI: Battle of Gallipoli centenary marked with services



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2014 Jan.7  Northern Syria  First chemical weapons leave Syria 2013 Oct.31  Syria  Syria met first weapons deadline: OPCW 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 countryside