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Rukban Camp in Syria: Over 350 Refugees LeaveBAS News - 2019-05-24 12:37
ERBIL - More than 350 refugees have left the camp of Rukban in Syria in one day only, Major General Viktor Kupchishin, chief of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the Conflicting Sides in Syria, said on Thursday. Kupchishin pointed out that as many ...
Panel: US/Turkey Dispute Over Buying Russian Air Defense System Has Deeper Roots - USNI NewsUSNI - 2019-05-23 06:14
6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coastYahoo - 2019-05-22 17:59
Russian air raids 'kill five children' in Syria's Idlib | News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-05-22 15:46
U.S. fighter jets intercept Russian bombers [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-22 10:28
Turkey weighs new US call to delay buying Russian missiles - The Register CitizenRegistercitizen - 2019-05-21 06:26
Turkey Weighs New U.S. Call to Delay Buying Russian MissilesYahoo - 2019-05-19 21:42
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 ...
Erdogan Breaks Silence on U.S. to Stand by Russian Missile Deal - BloombergBloomberg - 2019-05-17 02:26
Erdogan tells Putin - Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib - ReutersReuters - 2019-05-17 01:32
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 ...
Britain scrambled fighters twice to intercept Russian aircraft in BalticYahoo - 2019-05-16 14:19
Turkey Weighs New U.S. Call to Delay Buying Russian MissilesThemoscowtimes - 2019-05-14 20:26
Erdogan tells Putin: Syria targeting Turkish-Russian ties by ceasefire violations in Idlib - ReutersReuters - 2019-05-14 08:32
Clashes in northwest Syria kill more than 40 fighters: monitorRûdaw - 2019-05-14 00:52
Russian and regime aircraft bombarded the area on Monday, while they also hit southern parts of the jihadist stronghold, said the Britain-based war monitor. ...
Putin Offers Eastern Ukrainians Russian Passports | theTrumpet.comThetrumpet - 2019-05-13 19:18
Russian-Syrian forces pound Idlib, Turkey shifts attention to Kurdish positions | AWThearabweekly - 2019-05-12 06:12
Civilians pay the price as Syrian-Russian forces pound Idlib | Battle for Idlib News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-05-11 06:15
Lavrov: US attempts to resettle Kurds in Arab areas might trigger Syria’s breakupTASS - 2019-05-08 20:21
It is necessary that those areas inhabited by the Kurds should remain their national heritage, the Russian foreign minister said ...
Syria’s Kurds hand three Russian orphans to Moscow | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-05-08 02:18
Turkey's commitment to the Russian S-400 missile system is ideological, not practical - The NationalThenational - 2019-05-06 20:48
Russian plane lands in flames, killing 13 [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-06 12:06
Russian Plane Bursts Into Flames After Landing [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-06 08:29
Russian plane lands in flames in Moscow [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-06 06:18
41 killed after Russian passenger jet plane catches fire mid-air [Video]Yahoo - 2019-05-06 00:40
One killed when Russian Aeroflot plane lands with fire on board: agenciesYahoo - 2019-05-05 19:05
Full Panel: President Trump speaks with Putin about ‘Russian hoax’Yahoo - 2019-05-05 18:37
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 ...
Damascus presses Idlib attack, artillery hits Turkish positionReuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Syrian government forces and their Russian allies pounded the rebel-held northwest of Syria with air strikes on Saturday, sources in the area said, as artillery hit a Turkish military position there, underlining the risk of wider escalation. ...
Stealth Conflict in Venezuela Pits Russian 'Democratic Fraud' against American 'Hybrid War' | Belmont ClubPjmedia - 2019-05-04 11:53
US warns Turkey not to buy Russian missile defence system that could threaten its jets: 'You must choose' | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-05-04 09:23
TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy - Washington uses Kurds to undermine progress of Astana format on Syria, Russia saysTASS - 2019-05-04 00:42
Russian-Syrian offensive in northwest Syria escalates as talks begin in GenevaKurdistan24 - 2019-05-03 15:04
Nearly 1,400 People Quit Syrian CampBAS News - 2019-05-03 02:39
ERBIL - Chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the conflicting sides in Syria Viktor Kupchishin revealed on Thursday that nearly 1,400 people abandoned a cam for displaced Syrians near the borders with Jordan on Wednesday. "On May 1, another 1 ...
Russian FM ‘heard nothing’ of wall around Afrin in SyriaGulan Media - 2019-05-02 21:22
Russian FM ‘heard nothing’ of wall around Afrin in SyriaRûdaw - 2019-05-02 17:50
12 houses in the village of Jilbire were demolished to make way for the wall ...
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. ...
US calls for end to Russian-backed air strikes in Syria's Idlib | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-05-01 13:18
Trump, Erdogan Seek to Ease Rising Tensions Over Russian MissilesVoanews - 2019-05-01 03:12
War in Libya: A rare instance of US-Russian cooperation - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2019-04-30 11:52
TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy - Releasing terrorists seized in Syria would be a terrible crime, warns LavrovTASS - 2019-04-29 22:43
Syrian solution could include Kurdish interests too: Russian Deputy FMKurdistan24 - 2019-04-27 17:02
TASS: Press Review - Press review: Putin-Kim meeting heavy on symbolism and Europeans refuse Russian oilTASS - 2019-04-26 14:14
Is the Turkish-Russian S-400 Missile Deal Sabre Rattling Among Superpowers?Therealnews - 2019-04-26 02:17
Brent touches $75 per barrel after Europe halts Russian crude importsGulan Media - 2019-04-25 22:51
Russian, North Korean Leaders Meet in VladivostokWaar Media - 2019-04-25 15:17
WAAR_DUHOK Russian President Vladimir Putin had “a substantive conversation” with North Korean chairman Kim Jong Un ahead of the talks, the Kremlin said Thursday. Greeting Kim Jong Un on Russky Island in the port city of Vladivostok, Putin recalled that ...
Bomb Attack Kills, Injures over 40 in Northwest of SyriaBAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - A bomb explosion in the center of rebel-held Jisr al-Shughour city, northwestern Syria, killed and wounded over 40 people on Wednesday, multiple reports said. The bomb blast, which left at least 17 people dead, came only a day after the Russian a ...
Kiev denounces Russian move to ease citizenship for east Ukraine residentsYahoo - 2019-04-24 15:54
Buying Russian Weapons May Come At A Heavy Price For Turkey - Caspian NewsCaspiannews - 2019-04-23 21:14
Turkey says understands NATO concerns over Russian missile deal - World - Dunya NewsDunyanews - 2019-04-23 07:09
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. ...
War in Libya: A Rare Instance of U.S.-Russian Cooperation – LobeLogLobelog - 2019-04-22 00:15
Turkish, Russian FMs review Libyan crisis | MENAFN.COMMenafn - 2019-04-21 06:20
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 ...
Turkey — ‘U.S. sanctions instead of dialogue’E-Kurd - 2019-04-18 16:56
Ayman Riad Al-Mufleh | Exclusive to Ekurd.net By the end of the year, Turkey will have either modern F-35 fighter jets or Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. And they will not receive both. The choice that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will mak ...
Occupational hazards: The Russian military in Crimea | European Council on Foreign RelationsECFR - 2019-04-18 00:13
Prime Minister Barzani receives Russia’s new Consul GeneralKRG-Spain - 2019-04-18 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the new Consul General of the Russian Federation to the Kurdistan Region, Mr. Oleg Levin. Prime Minister Barzani congratulated Consul General Levin for his new pos ...
Moscow believes Damascus should retain control over northeastern SyriaTASS - 2019-04-17 17:48
The Russian top diplomat also highlighted the need to build dialogue with the Kurds ...
US officials worry as Turkey poised to purchase Russian defense system purchase: Sources | KTIC RadioKticradio - 2019-04-17 11:14
U.S., Turkey Fail to Break Impasse on Russian Missile-Defense System - WSJWSJ - 2019-04-17 06:09
Nearly 457 attacks by the Syrian and Russian Regimes Using Cluster Munitions were Documented, 24 of them since the Sochi Agreement - Syrian Network for Human RightsSn4hr - 2019-04-17 02:14
Ex-Moscow university student convicted of attempt to join ISIS granted parole | Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI).Rapsinews - 2019-04-16 15:38
US officials worry as Turkey poised to purchase Russian defense system purchase: Sources | Sandhills ExpressSandhillsexpress - 2019-04-16 02:47
Turkey says buying Russian defense system should not trigger U.S. sanctionsGulan Media - 2019-04-16 01:51
Turkish, Russian forces carry out patrols in Kurdish-...Trust - 2019-04-13 15:47
Russia’s Repatriation of ISIS MembersForeign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-12 23:01
On March 25, the Kurdish-led and American-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) transferred three Russian orphans, aged five to seven, to a Russian government delegation in northeast Syria. The transfer marked the beginning of the repatriation process for ...
Trump praises Egypt's Sisi despite concerns about human rights, Russian arms - ReutersReuters - 2019-04-12 01:58
Supreme Court orders review after Circassian stripped of Russian residencyOc Media - 2019-04-12 01:58
Production of S-400 Components Can be Organized in Turkey: RussiaBAS News - 2019-04-11 23:48
ERBIL - Russia has said that the production of some components of the S-400 missile defense system could be organized in Turkey as Ankara is determined to purchase the Russian product despite Washington's disputes on the issue. "We are not talking about ...
Turkey not backing away from Russian arms deal despite US pressure | War Is BoringWarisboring - 2019-04-11 12:57
Moscow meeting signals deepening Russian-Turkish cooperation over Idlib, as Syrian government ramps up bombardment - Syria DirectSyriadirect - 2019-04-11 06:13
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US vows to sanction ‘Russian weapons’ buyers’ – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-04-10 21:46
Pompeo: Egypt Would Face Sanctions Over Russian Su-35sWaar Media - 2019-04-10 17:36
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. warned Egypt on Tuesday against purchasing Russian Su-35 multi-role fighter aircraft, saying it would face sanctions should it go through with the procurement. “We’ve made clear that if those systems were to be purchased, the CAATSA s ...
New Batch of Russian T-90 Tanks Delivered to IraqBAS News - 2019-04-09 15:01
ERBIL — The Iraqi government announced on Tuesday that it has received another batch of T-90 battle tanks from Russia. This was the fourth shipment of the T-90s that Russia has delivered to the defense ministry of Iraq, according to Maj. Gen. Walid Khali ...
Russian S-400 system done deal, says Erdoğan following talks with Putin | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-04-09 02:48
US suspends Turkey from F-35 program over purchase of Russian system - Europe - StripesStripes - 2019-04-08 06:23
Turkey to Benefit if it Buys Russian Jets Instead of F-35 - Political Strategist - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-04-07 23:48
King receives Russian FM, Iraq’s former president of Kurdistan region | Jordan TimesJordantimes - 2019-04-07 23:42
Erdogan to Visit Moscow to Discuss S-400s Deal with PutinBAS News - 2019-04-07 23:08
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to visit Moscow on Monday for talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the controversial deal of S-400 missile defense system. The expected visit comes while Ankara's determination o ...
US warns Turkey over Russian S-400 missile system deal - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-04-07 22:32
Fire Exchange Between Syrian Regime, Rebels Leaves 15 DeadBAS News - 2019-04-07 21:48
ERBIL - The fire exchange between the Syrian regime and rebels in northwestern Syria on Sunday resulted in the killing of 15 people in the area, reports said. The recent attacks in the region have violated a Russian-Turkish ceasefire deal which was signe ...
US warns Turkey over Russian S-400 missile system deal - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-04-06 00:07
Turkey's purchase of Russian missile system 'defies Nato' | World news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-04-04 22:03
Russian supply ship heads for space stationGulan Media - 2019-04-04 21:52
Russia’s Gazprom Neft boosts oil output capacity in Iraqi KurdistanE-Kurd - 2019-04-04 20:26
MOSCOW,— Russian oil producer Gazprom Neft has increased the production capacity of its Sarqala field in Iraqi Kurdistan by 25 percent by launching a third production well, the company said on Thursday. The cumulative daily oil production at the field ha ...
Rumors about the “death” of Russian-Turkish alliance in Syria greatly exaggerated - Modern DiplomacyModerndiplomacy - 2019-04-04 18:40
TASS: World - Ukraine tried to restrict monitoring opportunities of OSCE SMM, says Russian envoyTASS - 2019-04-04 16:28
Mike Pence warns Turkey over its purchase of Russian missile system - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-04-03 23:49
Pence warns Turkey over its purchase of Russian missile system :: WRAL.comWRAL - 2019-04-03 22:55
Turkish Foreign Minister Says Ankara’s Plan to Buy Russian Missile Defense System is a ‘Done Deal’Atlanticcouncil - 2019-04-03 18:20
Turkey says proposed working group to ease U.S. worries over Russian S-400sReuters - 2019-04-03 18:03
Turkey has proposed to the United States that they form a working group to determine that Russian S-400 missile defense systems do not pose a threat to U.S. or NATO military equipment, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday. ...
Turkish, Russian leaders to meet 3rd time since JanuaryWaar Media - 2019-04-03 16:46
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to have their third meeting on Monday since the beginning of 2019 in Moscow. Erdogan will attend the High-Level Cooperation Council between the two count ...
It takes a Talmudic mind to unravel Netflix's new series 'Russian Doll' | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-04-03 12:44
Overnight Defense: Pentagon chief expects Turkey to drop purchase of Russian missile system | Dems counter Trump's proposed cuts with $51B spending boost | Lawmakers press Perry on nuke work with Saudis | TheHillThehill - 2019-04-03 01:51
U.S. and Turkey Escalate Feud Over Russian Missile System – Foreign PolicyForeignpolicy - 2019-04-02 23:15
Spotlight: Stormy days lie ahead in Turkish-U.S. ties over Russian S-400 deal, Kurdish issue: analysts - Xinhua | English.news.cnXinhuanet - 2019-04-02 20:25
Netanyahu and Putin to Meet in MoscowBAS News - 2019-04-02 14:35
ERBIL — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to meet on Thursday in Moscow. Netanyahu’s office confirmed the scheduled meeting but did not elaborate on the possible agenda. However, the crisis in Syria is ...
Netanyahu to meet Putin in Moscow before Israel pollsWaar Media - 2019-04-02 14:11
WAAR_DUHOK Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday, according to Israeli media reports. The Israeli Broadcast Authority (IBA) reported Tuesday that Netanyahu would meet Putin i ...