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11-11-2017

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

08-05-2017

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

07-08-2017

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

04-15-2017

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

12-10-2016

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

08-13-2016

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

06-19-2016

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

04-23-2016

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

03-10-2016

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

12-31-2015

Russian involvement in the Middle East increased dramati­cally in 2015.

12-03-2015

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

11-26-2015

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

09-10-2015

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

09-03-2015

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

08-27-2015

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

07-23-2015

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

07-02-2015

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

05-28-2015

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

04-23-2015

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