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Iran, Russia officials discuss security ties

KurdPress - 2017-05-24 08:51
Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev discussed security ties between the two states and maintained on that implementation of the previously inked security agreements by the two c ...

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Iran main supporter of resolving Syrian crisis: Russian FM

KurdPress - 2017-05-23 22:35
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced on Tuesday that Iran should not be ignored in political settlement process for the Syrian crisis, adding that Iran is the main hub for international groups supporting peace in Syria. ...

Mexican mob attacks Russian man in Cancun over insults

Reuters - 2017-05-21 03:28
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A mob of angry Mexicans attacked a Russian man in the Caribbean resort of Cancun with sticks and rocks over his repeated insults against locals, and the 42-year-old man was accused of fatally stabbing a youth in the melee, authorit ...

Russia asks WTO to look into sanctions by Ukraine on Moscow: agencies

Reuters - 2017-05-20 17:34
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has sent a request to the World Trade Organization asking to hold consultations over Ukraine's sanctions against Moscow, in place since 2014, Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin was quoted as saying by Russian news agencies o ...

Putin and Macron discuss Ukraine in first phone call: Kremlin

Reuters - 2017-05-18 14:59
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and France's new President Emmanuel Macron held their first phone conversation and discussed possible further cooperation in resolving the Ukraine crisis, the Kremlin said in a statement on Thursday. ...

Russia’s Putin says Moscow sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds

E-Kurd - 2017-05-18 04:52
BEIJING,— Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Russia saw no need to arm the Kurds in Syrian Kurdistan, but said Moscow would maintain working contacts with them. “Unlike other countries we are not announcing any arms deliveries to Kurdis ...

Putin’s Maginot Line Exposed by North Korea’s Missile Launch

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2017-05-17 23:13
As Russian President Vladimir Putin aims his country’s missile defenses westward toward an ambiguous adversary, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un chipped a ballistic missile into Mr. Putin’s eastern backyard. On Sunday, 14 May, a North Korean ballistic missile l ...

Trump, Putin, Erdogan and the Kurdish problem / Murad Yetkin

KurdPress - 2017-05-17 10:27
Soon after a meeting in Beijing with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in a press conference that he would maintain Russia’s contact with the “Kurdish formations” in Syria that are fig ...

Trump, in tweets, defends his sharing of information with Russians

Reuters - 2017-05-16 14:52
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his decision to disclose information to Russian officials during a White House meeting last week, saying he had an "absolute right" to share "facts pertaining to terrorism and airline ...

Russia will keep YPG ties: Putin

KurdPress - 2017-05-16 07:17
Russia will maintain working contacts with Kurdish groups in Syria despite Turkey’s objections, as they are “fighting against terrorists,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said on May 15. ...

Russian President: Moscow Sees No Need to Arm the Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2017-05-15 16:58
US decided to supply the weapons to the Syrian Kurds for Raqqa assault ERBIL — Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that Moscow saw no need to supply weapons to the Syrian Kurds. His statment came in response to US' recent decision to arm the ...

Brent price rises after news on possible OPEC output cut extension

Waar Media - 2017-05-15 14:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Brent oil futures prices with delivery in July 2017 grew 1.6% to $51.69 per barrel during the trading session on the London-based ICE on Monday, according to trading data. Earlier, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Saudi Arabia’s Mi ...

China-Russia trade to hit $80 bln by yearend

Waar Media - 2017-05-14 17:12
WAAR-DUHOK: China-Russia trade will grow to $80 billion by the end of the year, Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Shen Danyang told TASS on the sidelines of the One Belt, One Road forum on Sunday. “In the first four months of this year, the Russian-Chi ...

KRG Appeals to UN and Russia to Oversee Independence Referendum: Official

BAS News - 2017-05-12 16:08
ERBIL— Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is in contact with the UN and the Russia so that they send representatives to watch over the referendum on independence of the Kurdistan Region from Iraq, Russian Sputink news agency reported on Friday. The sour ...

PYD Raises Russian and Syrian Flags in Afrin

BAS News - 2017-05-11 19:11
ERBIL— The Democratic Union Party (PYD) forces have raised flags of both Syria and Russia in the city of Afrin (northern Syria) which the PYD control. The flags can be seen from the bordering villages of Akcabaglar and Demiriski villages of Turkey's sout ...

Russia detains activists delivering petition on Chechnya gay rights

Reuters - 2017-05-11 15:27
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police detained five activists in central Moscow on Thursday as they tried to take a petition to prosecutors to call for an official investigation into the alleged torture and killing of gay people in Chechnya. ...

Islamic State says it beheads Russian officer in Syria: SITE

Reuters - 2017-05-09 09:57
DUBAI (Reuters) - Islamic State has issued a video showing the beheading of what it described as a Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria, the U.S.-based SITE monitoring website reported on Tuesday. ...

Lavrov to hold meeting with Tillerson in Washington on Wednesday

Waar Media - 2017-05-08 22:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will meet with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington on Wednesday, May 10, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday. “The talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are scheduled for M ...

Syrian opposition leader criticizes de-escalation deal

KurdPress - 2017-05-07 13:34
The Russian-led deal to create de-escalation zones in the major areas of conflict in western Syria would have no benefit to the Syrian opposition, the Head of the Syrian opposition delegation to Geneva 3 talks said on Saturday, May 6. ...

Russian, Iranian Officers Meet PYD Authorities in Secret: Reports

BAS News - 2017-05-06 22:42
PYD Asayish to be merged with Syrian civil police force ERBIL— There are continuous meetings between the Kurdish officials in northern Syria (Rojava) and the officers from Syria, Russia and Iran, Arabic media outlets reported on Saturday. The "secret" me ...

Russia: Syria safe zones to be shut for U.S., coalition planes - agencies

Reuters - 2017-05-05 10:12
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The safe zones which are being created in Syria will be closed for warplanes of the United States and those of the U.S.-led coalition, Russian news agencies quoted Russian envoy at Syria peace talks Alexander Lavrentyev as saying on Fri ...

Syrian rebels reject Russia's proposal for safe zones

Reuters - 2017-05-04 18:04
ASTANA (Reuters) - Syria's armed opposition on Thursday rejected a Russian plan to create safe zones in Syria, calling it a threat to the country's territorial integrity, and said it would also not recognise Iran as a guarantor of any ceasefire plan. ...

Russia works with other countries on oil production cut deal

Waar Media - 2017-05-04 15:28
WAAR-DUHOK: Russian authorities have not yet decided on potential extension of the agreement with OPEC and non-OPEC countries on oil production limiting for the second half of the year. At the same time, Russia continues talk with other countries on this ...

Iran, Russia discuss Syria, Astana achievements

KurdPress - 2017-05-04 12:59
Iran Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Russian President’s special envoy Alexander Lavrentiev discussed the latest developments in Syria and negotiations process on sidelines of the fourth round of Syria Talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Wed ...

Syrian government supports de-escalation zones: foreign ministry

Reuters - 2017-05-04 00:50
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government supports a Russian proposal to create four de-escalation zones intended to quell fighting in the country's six-year-old civil war, Syrian state media reported the foreign ministry as having said on Wednesday. ...

Russian, Turkish leaders re-affirm their pact on Syria

Reuters - 2017-05-03 18:53
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - The leaders of Russia and Turkey on Wednesday publicly re-affirmed their commitment to working together to end the conflict in Syria, despite a gas attack on a Syrian city that tested their fragile alliance. ...

Putin says Russia's relations with Turkey have fully recovered

Reuters - 2017-05-03 16:57
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Russia's relationship with Turkey had fully recovered after what he called a crisis caused by Ankara's shooting down of a Russian warplane near the Syrian border in 2015. ...

Putin says wants impartial investigation into Syria chemical attack

Reuters - 2017-05-02 15:55
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Russia condemns the use of chemical weapons by anyone and wants a full and impartial investigation into last month's poison gas attack on the Syrian city of Khan Sheikhoun, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday. ...

Erdogan says to discuss Syria operations with Russia's Putin, Trump

Reuters - 2017-05-02 14:33
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he would discuss possible operations in Syria's Manbij and Raqqa with Russian President Vladimir Putin during an official visit to Russia on Wednesday, and with U.S. President Donald Trump later thi ...

Russian police detain gay rights activists at May Day march

Reuters - 2017-05-01 19:06
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police arrested about 20 gay-rights protesters demonstrating on Monday in St Petersburg against the treatment of homosexuals in the southern Chechnya republic, one of the detained activists told Reuters. ...

Russia Asks US Share Information on IS Chemical Attacks Kurdistan

BAS News - 2017-04-30 04:24
LEEDS — Russia called on the United States to share information on alleged chemical weapons used by Islamic State (IS) in Iraqi Kurdistan, Russian Foreign Ministry announced in statement on Saturday. According to a statement by Russian Foreign Ministry, ...

Iranian, Russian officials discuss Syria developments

KurdPress - 2017-04-28 18:36
Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and visiting Russian President's Special Envoy on Syria Alexander Lavrentiev in a meeting on Thursday discussed developments in Syria. ...

Turkey, Russia clinch agreement on S-400 air defense system deliveries

Waar Media - 2017-04-28 18:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Turkey and Russia have reached an agreement in principle on the delivery of Russian-made S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems to the Turkish side and are negotiating the price and joint production issues, Turkey’s Foreign Minister ...

Russian police search office of Kremlin critic's foundation

Reuters - 2017-04-27 20:12
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian police on Thursday searched the Moscow offices of a pro-democracy movement founded by Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky which is calling for big anti-government protests on Saturday, activists said. ...
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