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Syrian Rebel Group Claims Chlorine Gas Attack Against Them. Credit – YouTube/Damascus Media Center via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 17, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

The Rahman Corps, a Syrian rebel group in east Damascus, claimed forces loyal to the Assad regime used chlorine gas in fighting around Ain...

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Raqqa Fighting Threatens Food and Water Supply, Forces Thousands to Flee. Credit – International Committee of the Red Cross via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 16, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

Residents of the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa, fleeing fighting and food shortages, face “harrowing living...

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Rebels Evacuated from Lebanon to Syria After Ceasefire with Hezbollah. Credit – YouTube/STEP News Agency via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 15, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

On Monday, August 14, members of the Saraya Ahl al-Sham rebel militia were evacuated from Arsal, Lebanon, toward the Syrian village of...

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Iran orders $500m worth of missiles

Posted by on Aug 13, 2017 in Middle East | 0 comments

IRAN’S parliament on Sunday approved more than half a billion dollars in funding for the country’s missile program...

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World’s oldest man dies at 113

Posted by on Aug 12, 2017 in Middle East | 0 comments

ISRAELI Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal, certified last year by Guinness World Records as the world’s oldest man, died on...

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US-Allied Kurdish Forces Fight Street to Street in Raqqa as Gains Reported. Credit – YouTube/Furat FM via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

Kurdish troops allied with the Syrian Democratic Forces continued their fight against Islamic State in Raqqa, the group’s de...

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Syrian Government Forces Fire Rockets into East Damascus. Credit – YouTube/Damascus Media Center via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

Rockets hit the town of Ain Terma, east of Damascus, Thursday, August 10, during fighting in the area. This video shows two...

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SA Upper House shuts down Palestine push

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Asia, Australia, Middle East | 0 comments

SOUTH Australia’s Upper House has rejected a push to immediately recognise a Palestinian state, after a last-minute change of...

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Volunteers Fight Fire in Wake of Deadly Strikes on East Damascus Town. Credit – Damascus Media Center via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

At least five people were killed in strikes on the opposition-held town of Kafr Batna in east Damascus province on August 9, according to...

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Partial Lunar Eclipse Seen Over Aleppo. Credit – Thiqa Agency via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

A partial lunar eclipse was visible from much of the Eastern Hemisphere on August 7, including several countries in the Middle East. Here,...

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Burn them in their homes: Aussie jihadist

Posted by on Aug 8, 2017 in Middle East | 0 comments

AN Australian Islamic State fighter has appeared in a new propaganda video, urging terror attacks using nail guns, lorries and petrol...

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Has Banksy struck again?

Posted by on Aug 5, 2017 in Middle East | 0 comments

HAS Banksy struck again in familiar territory? This post is from news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site. Click here to read the full text...

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Tahrir al-Sham Evacuation Convoy Arrives to Opposition City of Idlib. Credit – Syrian Civil Defense in Idlib via Storyful

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

Thousands of refugees, as well as Tahrir al-Sham fighters and their families, arrived to opposition city of Idlib on August 3, the final...

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Thousands cheer as child killer executed

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Middle East | 0 comments

WARNING: DISTURBING IMAGES This post is from news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site. Click here to read the full text The best life hacks...

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US-Backed Kurdish Forces Rescue Families From Southwestern Raqqa City. Credit – Manbij Military Council via Storyful

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

Following the capture of the Raqqa Children’s Hospital in southwestern Raqqa city on July 25, Kurdish forces found a number of...

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Turkish Air Raids Target Kurdish Village in Northern Aleppo Province. Credit – YouTube/ANHA via Storyful

Posted by on Jul 30, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

Several Turkish air raids targeted the Syrian Kurdish town of Ma’araska, located north of Afrin near the Turkish border, amid...

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The Middle East is ‘deteriorating’

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Middle East, News | 0 comments

Author John Lyons says it was sad to leave the Middle East as the situation over there is deteriorating. This post is from Daily...

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Iran launches rocket into space

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017 in Middle East | 0 comments

IRAN successfully launched a satellite-carrying rocket into space on Thursday, the country’s state media reported without...

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Iran will ‘take action’ if sanctions pass

Posted by on Jul 27, 2017 in Middle East | 0 comments

IRAN’S President Hassan Rouhani says his country will respond if US legislation imposing sanctions on people involved in...

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Syrian Army and Hezbollah Capture Strategic Area From Nusra in Arsal. Credit – War Media via Storyful

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Asia, Middle East, News | 0 comments

The Syrian army and Hezbollah forces captured the strategic area of Wadi al-Khail in Arsal, an area between the Syrian and Lebanese...

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