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Russian envoy: Assad’s fate not subject to negotiations

MOSCOW – 30 November 2017: Russia has called on partners in Geneva to bring the Syrian opposition down to earth…
Middle East news

France finds traces of radioactive cesium in Russian mushrooms

PARIS – 30 November 2017: France has found traces of radioactive cesium on mushrooms imported from Russia, the head of…
Middle East news

Sisi, Russian Defense Min discuss boosting military cooperation

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Force Minister of Defense, Sedqi Sobhi, received the Russian Defense Minister…
Middle East news

Sisi discuses military cooperation with Russian Defense Minister

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met with Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Wednesday in Cairo…
sports

IOC bans three Russian bobsledders for life over doping

LAUSANNE – 29 November 2017: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday it had banned for life three Russian…
Middle East news

Syrian opposition asks Russian to pressure Assad for peace talks

GENEVA – 29 November 2017: Syria's opposition wants Russia and other states to put real pressure on President Bashar al-Assad…
Middle East news

Russian defense minister arrives in Cairo to meet Sisi

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu arrived to Cairo to discuss cooperation with President Abdel Fatah…
Middle East news

34 killed as Russian warplane shells village in Deir El Zor

LONDON – 26 November 2017: As many as 34 people were killed when a Russian warplane pounded a Daesh-held village…
Economics

Russia econ min says OPEC deal to cut oil output affects Russian economy

MOSCOW – 23 November 2017: Russia’s economic growth in October was affected by a global agreement between OPEC members and…
Middle East news

Facebook to let users see if they ‘liked’ Russian accounts

SAN FRANCISCO – 23 November 2017: Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would build a web page to allow users…
Middle East news

Russian lawmaker detained by French police in tax evasion case

NICE, France – 22 November 2017: Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov was arrested by French police at Nice airport…
Politics

Lavrov accuses US, coalition of hindering Russian aviation in Syria

MOSCOW – 16 November 2017: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has emphasized that contrary to Pentagon's statements, the US presence…
Middle East news

6 Russian bombers strike Daesh targets near Abu Kamal

MOSCOW – 15 November 2017: The Russian Defense Ministry has announced that six Tu-22M3 long-range bombers had struck Daesh targets…
Politics

Russian lawmakers approve law on media “foreign agents”

MOSCOW – 15 November 2017: Russia's lower house of parliament on Wednesday approved a bill that would give Moscow the…
Middle East news

Russian long-range bombers strike Islamic State targets in Syria

MOSCOW – 15 November 2017: Six Russian long-range bombers struck Islamic State targets near the town of Albu Kamal in…
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