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November 11, 2017

Unlike US President Donald Trump, who openly shares Saudi Arabia’s hos­tility towards Iran, Russi

August 05, 2017

Iranian and Russian interests have clashed many times over the past two centuries.

July 08, 2017

While he has not yet won the war in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be winning

April 15, 2017

Moscow acquired great influence in the Middle East during the Cold War, lost it afterwards under

December 10, 2016

Ever since coming to power at the turn of the century, Russian President Vladimir Putin has suppo

August 13, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been busy: He met with Iranian President Hassan Rohani along

June 19, 2016

LONDON - Along with supporting the Assad regime, Moscow also backs the powerful Syrian Kurdish De

April 23, 2016

Washington - Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu travelled to Mos­cow on April 21st to meet

March 10, 2016

A number of observers — including US President Barack Obama — have said Russian actions in Syria

December 31, 2015

Russian involvement in the Middle East increased dramati­cally in 2015.

December 03, 2015

WASHINGTON - The November 24th shoot-down of a Russian war­plane by Turkish jets near the Turkish

November 26, 2015

Washington - Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Tehran on November 23rd to address the Gas

September 10, 2015

US officials are expressing concern that Russia is stepping up its military involve­ment in Syria

September 03, 2015

Washington - Egyptian President Ab­del Fattah al-Sisi’s fourth meeting with Russian President Vla

August 27, 2015

Recent high-level meetings between Saudi and Russian officials — two governments not traditionall

July 23, 2015

Washington - Many observers (in­cluding myself) have pointed out that the Iranian nuclear agreeme

July 02, 2015

There has been a remarkable improve­ment in Saudi-Russian relations over the past three months.

May 28, 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Fore

April 23, 2015

WASHINGTON - As the June 30th “final deadline” approaches for a nuclear agreement between Iran an