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Posts Tagged: Russia Syria relations

November 14, 2019 11:40 am

Russia Sets Up Helicopter Base in Northern Syria After US Exit

Russia has begun setting up a helicopter base at a civilian airport in the north-eastern Syrian city of Qamishli, the Russian Defense Ministry's Zvezda TV...

September 20, 2019 9:28 am

Russia Casts 13th Veto of UN Security Council Action During Syrian War

Russia cast its 13th veto on Thursday of UN Security Council action on the Syrian conflict, blocking a demand for a truce in northwest Syria...

August 9, 2019 9:33 am

Syrian Constitution Body Could Convene Soon: Russian Envoy

Russia hopes that an agreement can be reached soon under UN auspices on forming Syria's new constitutional committee and that it can convene in Geneva...

September 30, 2018 12:26 am

Russia Begins Missile System Delivery to Syria, Warns West on Peace Talks

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday Moscow had started delivering the S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria and warned Western powers of trying...

August 27, 2018 10:08 am

Russia Says Sees Signs US Preparing for Possible Strike on Syria

The Russian Ministry of Defense said on Monday it had noticed Washington was building up its military forces in the Middle East in preparation for...

April 25, 2018 10:23 am

Russian Envoy Plays Down Tensions With Israel Over Syria Strikes

Russia's ambassador to Israel on Wednesday played down tensions between the countries over Israeli attacks in Syria, saying they were not the reason for Moscow's...

April 25, 2018 9:53 am

Report: Russia to Deliver New Air Defense Systems to Syria

Russia plans to deliver new air defense systems to Syria in the near future, RIA news agency cited Russia's Defense Ministry as saying on Wednesday. The...

April 20, 2018 10:53 am

Russia: US Strikes Remove Moral Hurdles for S-300 Missiles for Assad

US military strikes on Syria last week removed any moral obligation Russia had to withhold S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems from its ally Syrian President Bashar al-Assad,...

April 9, 2018 11:28 am

Special Report: How a Secret Russian Airlift Helps Syria’s Assad

In a corner of the departures area at Rostov airport in southern Russia, a group of about 130 men, many of them carrying overstuffed military-style...

March 30, 2018 11:06 am

Syrian Rebels Deny Deal With Russia to Leave Douma Town

The last Syrian rebel group in the eastern Ghouta near Damascus denied reports it had agreed with Russia to leave the town of Douma, after...

March 29, 2018 9:28 am

Operation in Syria’s Ghouta ‘Nearly Over,’ Russia Says

The massive Russian-backed Syrian military offensive in suburbs east of Damascus is almost over, with rebels holed up in just a single town after abandoning the...


Helena Bonham Carter Learns of Grandfather Who Helped Jews Escape the Holocaust - Actress Helena Bonham Carter discovered that her grandfather helped thousands of...

Sacha Baron Cohen Slams Social Media Giants for Hate Speech on Platforms - British Jewish actor Sacha Baron Cohen, upon accepting the Anti-Defamation League’s International...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...


US Imposes Sanctions on Top Iranian Regime Official Over Internet Shutdown ...

The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's information minister on Friday for his role in "widescale internet censorship," a reference to...


Israel’s Netanyahu Faces Calls to Quit but Is Defiant in Crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls to resign over a corruption scandal on Friday, as senior government colleagues publicly declared support after some signs of cracks in party loyalty. Netanyahu...

Middle East

UAE in Weapons Making Push as Allies Restrict Sales

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is making a push to develop high-tech military hardware that would give it control over critical defense capabilities and lessen reliance on imports. Wary of threats...

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