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The New Humanitarian | As Turkey and Russia pull the strings in Syria’s Idlib, civilians pay the priceThenewhumanitarian - 2019-05-21 20:15
Russia announces unilateral ceasefire by Syrian forces in Idlib | News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-05-21 08:32
Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EUTherealnews - 2019-05-20 17:07
Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in IdlibYahoo - 2019-05-19 14:10
Turkey Won't Step Back from Purchasing S-400: ErdoganBAS News - 2019-05-19 12:18
ERBIL - Turkey has made it clear that it will not take any steps back from purchasing Russia's S-400 defense missile system, revealing that Ankara would even jointly produce the S-500 with Moscow. Turkey's close ally, the US, has repeatedly warned Ankara ...
Turkey's Erdogan Says Russia May Deliver S-400 Missiles Soon - BloombergBloomberg - 2019-05-19 06:15
Russia warns US of symmetrical response on nuclear moveWaar Media - 2019-05-18 16:56
WAAR_DUHOK Russia will “symmetrically” respond to the U.S. actions after the end of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, Russian foreign minister said on Friday. “As for the consequences of the U.S. withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range N ...
Iran urges China, Russia 'concrete action' to save nuclear dealRûdaw - 2019-05-17 21:38
Iran's foreign minister has visited Russia, China, India, Japan ...
The Really Strange Way Russia Learned About America's Stealth WeaponsYahoo - 2019-05-17 08:26
Justice Department reviews Trump-Russia probe origins [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-16 23:29
Russia's Putin says he may meet Trump next month at G20 in JapanYahoo - 2019-05-16 23:29
Turkey Struggles to Balance Ties With US, RussiaVoanews - 2019-05-16 22:33
Russia’s Gazprom Neft says oil output at Iraqi Kurdistan field at 35,000 bpdE-Kurd - 2019-05-16 17:47
MOSCOW,— Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft said on Thursday that daily production at its Garmian oil field in Iraqi Kurdistan had reached 35,000 barrels. In June 15, 2018 Gazprom Neft said that daily oil production at its Garmian oil field in Iraqi Kurdi ...
Russia and Turkey finding it increasingly hard to agree in Syria - analyst | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-16 13:08
Russia's Gazprom Neft says oil output at Kurdistan field at 35,000 bpd - ReutersReuters - 2019-05-16 10:03
Lithuanians back dual citizenship with 43 countries but not Russia | EuronewsEuronews - 2019-05-16 07:57
Are Russia and Turkey making deals or parting ways in Syria? | Middle East | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-05-16 06:10
US Not Allowed to Use Iraqi Territory to Attack Iran: EnvoyBAS News - 2019-05-15 23:42
ERBIL - The US is not allowed to use the Iraqi territory for attacking neighboring Iran, Iraqi ambassador to Russia Haidar Mansour Hadi has said, adding that his country does not want a "devastating" new war in the Middle East. The Iraqi envoy made the c ...
"ABD’nin Bağdat Büyükelçiliği’nde olağan dışı bir hareketlilik var"BAS News - 2019-05-15 18:39
BasNews- ABD’nin Bağdat Büyükelçiliği’nde olağan dışı bir hareketliliğin yaşandığı belirtildi. Russia Today’e konuşan ABD’nin Bağdat Büyükelçiliği’nin yabancı bir çalışanı, büyükelçilikte olağan dışı bir durumun söz konusu olduğunu söyledi. Söz konusu bü ...
Juventus news: Cristiano Ronaldo reveals what he thinks about Massimiliano AllegriWaar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK As per reports, Cristiano Ronaldo has spoken about his feelings towards manager Massimiliano Allegri to the Juventus management. Ronaldo sensationally left Real Madrid last summer after the 2018 World Cup in Russia to join Juventus, with a mut ...
Pullout from Syria weakens U.S. hand in the Middle East and boosts Russia - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-05-15 03:11
Watchdog group counts 12 arrests at Russia cathedral protestYahoo - 2019-05-15 00:34
US Doesn't Consider War With Iran: PompeoBAS News - 2019-05-14 22:06
ERBIL - US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington is not "fundamentally" seeking war with Tehran if it halts certain activities "throughout Europe." The US top diplomat made the comments during a joint press conference with Russia’s ...
Erdogan accuses Syria regime of undermining Turkey-Russia dealFrance24 - 2019-05-14 19:14
Russia Analytical Report, May 6-13, 2019 | Russia MattersRussiamatters - 2019-05-14 12:21
Getting Aid to Separatist-held UkraineInternational Crisis Group - 2019-05-14 01:46
The front lines in eastern Ukraine are slowly freezing in place, as is civilian deprivation in the conflict zone. An embargo, bureaucracy and distrust conspire to keep humanitarian aid out. Russia and Ukraine should find politically neutral ways to unblo ...
Russia's Rosneft says first-quarter earnings, oil output roseGulan Media - 2019-05-13 19:54
Syrian Kurdish official: Damascus talks going nowhere, Russia to blame - Al Arabiya EnglishAlarabiya - 2019-05-12 20:16
Russia in Review, May 3-10, 2019 | Russia MattersRussiamatters - 2019-05-11 22:27
Russia: We ‘respect’ Kurdish sovereignty in Syria but US must leRûdaw - 2019-05-09 21:06
Russia marks Victory DayKurdiu - 2019-05-09 17:20
Russia warns of the US attempt to resettle Kurds in Arab areas in Syria | موقع مراسلونMuraselon - 2019-05-09 16:49
Russia warns Turkey to stay out of Syria and let Assad take back areas | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-05-09 11:20
Sweden says Russia expels 2 diplomats in reprisalGulan Media - 2019-05-09 01:03
China, Russia and the return of the civilisational stateNewstatesman - 2019-05-08 21:09
Turkey is playing both Russia and US - GulfTodayGulftoday - 2019-05-08 10:11
Aeroflot plane crash: Russia jet 'struck by lightning'BBC - 2019-05-07 00:00
Survivors describe the moment the plane burst into flames during landing, killing 41 people. ...
Russia Analytical Report, April 29-May 6, 2019 | Russia MattersRussiamatters - 2019-05-06 23:04
Iraqi Parliament Seeks Clarifications on Baghdad's Attempt to Buy S-400BAS News - 2019-05-06 22:54
ERBIL - The Iraqi Council of Representatives has contacted the government for clarifications on Baghdad's alleged attempts to purchase Russia's S-400 missile defense system, a lawmaker revealed on Monday. Talking to Sputnik, MP Fatih Younis, a member of ...
Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo talks, warns against U.S. military action in VenezuelaYahoo - 2019-05-06 18:08
Russia says it won't ground Sukhoi plane despite fatal crash-landingYahoo - 2019-05-06 13:06
Meet the Iskander: Russia's Latest Navy-Killer Missile?Yahoo - 2019-05-06 09:19
Russia plane crash: At least 40 killed after jet makes fiery landing in Moscow, leaving trail of flames [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-06 02:04
At least 41 killed after plane makes fiery emergency landing in Russia [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-06 00:40
Russia strongly responds to tribal forum in Syria’s Ain IssaKurdistan24 - 2019-05-05 23:07
Could Russia Shoot Down America's New B-21 Raider Stealth Bomber?Yahoo - 2019-05-05 18:54
Russia's Lavrov urges U.S. to cancel plans to oust Venezuela's MaduroYahoo - 2019-05-05 18:16
Secretary Mike Pompeo on the crisis in Venezuela and its impact on US-Russia relations [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-05 17:40
Russia Makes Some of the Deadliest Weapons on Earth (But There Is a Problem)Yahoo - 2019-05-05 16:22
This Means Trouble: Russia's Stealth Fighter Could Deliver Nuclear WeaponsYahoo - 2019-05-05 16:10
Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VPYahoo - 2019-05-05 11:32
Turkey, Russia Considering Deployment to Tel Rifaat in Northern SyriaBAS News - 2019-05-05 11:03
ERBIL — Turkish and Russian authorities are taking into consideration the possibility of deploying forces to the border areas Tel Rifaat in northern Syria, where the US-backed Kurdish forces are in control. The measures come a day after Turkey confirmed ...
Syrian oil crisis pushes Assad to choose between Russia and Iran - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-05-05 09:56
Idlib: Nine Civilians Killed by AirstrikesBAS News - 2019-05-05 00:52
ERBIL - Airstrikes by the Syrian regime and allied Russia killed on Saturday at least nine civilians in northwestern Syria, a monitor revealed. Among the casualties were three women and a member of the White Helmets, a team working in some rebel-held are ...
Iraq Considers Purchase of Russia's S-400s: Former LawmakerBAS News - 2019-05-04 20:52
ERBIL - A former member of the Iraqi Parliament has revealed that Baghdad is in talks with Moscow to purchase the S-400 missiles defense system. Talking to RT on Saturday, Hakim al-Zamly, the former head of the parliament's security and defense committee ...
Turkey and Russia on collision course over Kurdish militia in Syria - analyst | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-05-04 20:18
TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy - Washington uses Kurds to undermine progress of Astana format on Syria, Russia saysTASS - 2019-05-04 00:42
Russia in Review, April 26-May 3, 2019 | Russia MattersRussiamatters - 2019-05-03 20:53
Syria and Russia intensify Idlib operationsANF - 2019-05-02 17:19
Syrian government forces and their ally Russia have intensified their operations against the Hama and Idlib regions. ...
Letter calls on Putin to not approve Russia's 'sovereign internet' bill - Committee to Protect JournalistsCPJ - 2019-05-02 06:20
US Concerned with Russia, Syrian Regime's Airstrikes in SyriaBAS News - 2019-05-01 22:51
ERBIL - The US State Department has been concerned with the air raids conducted by Russia and the Syrian regime in the city of Idlib and northern Hama. "The air strikes of Russia and the Assad regime, the ongoing attacks by Hyat Tahrir al-Sham and other ...
US Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Damascus to talk: Russia | Stock VisionaryStockvisionary - 2019-05-01 17:30
Clashes intensify in IdlibANF - 2019-05-01 16:18
Clashes intensify in Idlib and Hama, which had been declared a “no-clash zone” as per the agreement between Russia and Turkey. Russian jets have bombed several locations as regime forces fired artilleries. ...
Russia, Turkey look to strengthen relationship beyond SyriaAl Monitor - 2019-05-01 11:05
Syria, Russia heavily strike rebel positions in Idlib amid imminent showdown - Xinhua | English.news.cnXinhuanet - 2019-04-30 16:39
Overnight Defense: Pompeo predicts Russia will be election threat for decades | Defends support for Saudis in Yemen | ISIS leader appears in first video in five years | Trump, Erdogan discuss F-35 dispute | TheHillThehill - 2019-04-30 00:37
Russia's Questionable S-400 Turkey Deal | The National InterestNationalinterest - 2019-04-30 00:08
Turkey Seeks Working Group on S-400sBAS News - 2019-04-29 23:00
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call with US counterpart Donald Trump on Monday for talks on a proposal for a working group on Russia's S-400 missile defense system, the Turkish presidency said in a press release. "Our Honorab ...
From Russia to South Korea: A Coptic Egyptian family struggles to find home | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-04-26 02:15
Russia Says Time Is Running Out for Syria's Last Rebel Region as It Joins Iran and Turkey for TalksNewsweek - 2019-04-26 02:15
Iraq, Russia Ink Several Agreements in Various FieldsGulan Media - 2019-04-25 22:51
Iraq, Russia Ink Several Agreements in Various FieldsBAS News - 2019-04-25 21:27
ERBIL - Iraq and Russia inked on Thursday a number of agreements in various areas, stressing on facilitating investment and trade between the sides. A total of 16 agreements in the fields of industry, information technology, transportation, energy, elect ...
Smiling Kim arrives by train in Russia for his Putin summitGulan Media - 2019-04-25 08:13
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives in RussiaKurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01
Kim Jong Un to meet Putin in RussiaKurdiu - 2019-04-25 07:01
Russia Is No Great Power Competitor - The American InterestThe American Interest - 2019-04-25 02:57
North Korean leader Kim arrives in Russia's VladivostokYahoo - 2019-04-25 01:43
Russia to start deliveries of S-400 to Turkey in July: IfaxYahoo - 2019-04-24 16:00
Russia eases path to citizenship for east Ukraine residentsYahoo - 2019-04-24 15:02
Moscow Concerned Over New US Sanctions on IranWaar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia said Tuesday it is particularly concerned over a new round of U.S. sanctions on Iran. Under the threat of punishment, Washington is pressuring all countries to stop buying Iranian crude oil with the aim of undermining the Islamic Republ ...
North Korea's Kim arrives in Russia before summit with PutinYahoo - 2019-04-24 06:06
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un departs for Russia by train on Wednesday: KCNAYahoo - 2019-04-24 02:44
N.Korea's Kim, Putin to hold first talks in Russia's Far EastGulan Media - 2019-04-23 23:38
Prime Minister Barzani receives Russia's new Consul GeneralKurdistan Regional Government - 2019-04-23 21:59
Can US convince Turkey to undo 'done deal' with Russia?Al Monitor - 2019-04-23 18:46
Russia Analytical Report, April 15-22, 2019 | Russia MattersRussiamatters - 2019-04-23 01:58
Amid Turkey's pending Russia defense system purchase, some question Trump's ability to push back: Sources - ABC NewsGO - 2019-04-22 19:06
Displaced people of Afrin protest in front of Russian baseANF - 2019-04-22 17:23
Yesterday, thousands of displaced people from Afrin marched to a Russian base in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba and called on Russia to break its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin. Russia had enabled Turkey to occupy the canton. ...
Russia Has Won the Information War in Turkey – Foreign PolicyForeignpolicy - 2019-04-22 15:30
Russia's Putin, North Korea's Kim on track to meet by end of April: KremlinYahoo - 2019-04-22 14:47
Syrian regime cannot attack Kurdish areas, Russia has no more influence: YPG SpokespersonKurdistan24 - 2019-04-22 13:03
Mueller report reveals more on Russia's interference in 2016 election [Video]Yahoo - 2019-04-21 06:42
Republican running Senate Russia investigation passed FBI info to White House: Mueller [Video]Yahoo - 2019-04-21 02:49
Kurds Turn to Russia, Assad to Counter Potential Turkish AttackBreitbart - 2019-04-20 22:55
Russia Asks China’s Help To Bbuild Arctic Shipping RouteWaar Media - 2019-04-20 14:42
WAAR_DUHOK Russia has asked China for a partnership in developing ports and other facilities in the Arctic region, media reports said Friday. “Russia wants to team up with China to build an Arctic shipping route,” Russian Ambassador to China Andrey Denis ...