Russia has to react as NATO moves closer to its borders - Medvedev

Russia has to react as NATO moves closer to its borders - Medvedev

[2013-06-06 11:06:26]
Russia cannot see NATO expansion towards its borders as positive, as under certain circumstances the possibility...
Obama appoints UN envoy Rice to national security position amid controversy

Obama appoints UN envoy Rice to national security position amid controversy

[2013-06-06 10:55:33]
The American ambassador to the United Nations who came under attack for misrepresenting last year’s terrorist...
Anonymous, Syrian Electronic Army hack Turkish govt networks, leak emails incl PM's

Anonymous, Syrian Electronic Army hack Turkish govt networks, leak emails incl PM's

[2013-06-06 10:42:35]
Turkish government networks were hacked on Wednesday, compromising the private information of staffers in PM Tayyip...
Syria claims sarin seizure at rebel hideout as Russia ‘blocks’ UN's Qusair resolution

Syria claims sarin seizure at rebel hideout as Russia ‘blocks’ UN's Qusair resolution

[2013-06-02 12:56:05]
The Syrian Army has seized two containers with poisonous sarin agent in a rebel hideout, SANA...
US lifts ban on gadget exports to Iran ahead of elections

US lifts ban on gadget exports to Iran ahead of elections

[2013-06-01 19:01:23]
The US has announced it is easing sanctions on Iran, allowing exports of computers, cellphones and...
Russia blasts US double standards over Syrian peace progress

Russia blasts US double standards over Syrian peace progress

[2013-05-29 18:56:56]
The US-Russian initiative for a comprehensive peace conference to resolve the Syrian crisis needs honest effort...
Hezbollah leader vows to win Syrian war

Hezbollah leader vows to win Syrian war

[2013-05-26 19:00:00]
The Hezbollah movement will remain involved in the Syrian conflict till the very end and will...
'Secret deal with Israel': UK newspaper claims Russia cancels alleged S-300 sales to Syria

'Secret deal with Israel': UK newspaper claims Russia cancels alleged S-300 sales to Syria

[2013-05-26 18:58:20]
The media hype around Russia's alleged sale of S-300 missiles to Syria is still mounting, with...

'Cooperation in Iran's interest to clarify peaceful nuclear intent' - IAEA chief

[2013-05-21 11:41:23]
After last week’s failure for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran to agree a...
'Few Western powers really want solution': Assad skeptical about proposed Geneva peace talks

'Few Western powers really want solution': Assad skeptical about proposed Geneva peace talks

[2013-05-19 22:11:24]
Syrian President Bashar Assad has welcomed the proposed peace talks for Syria agreed by Russia and...
Tehran ready to allow experts to Parchin in exchange for deal with IAEA – Iran’s ambassador to Russia

Tehran ready to allow experts to Parchin in exchange for deal with IAEA – Iran’s ambassador to Russia

[2013-05-19 21:54:53]
Tehran is ready to explain every “suspicious” point of the country’s nuclear program as well as...
Syria in frame: Netanyahu vows ‘continued’ protection of Israel against ‘leakage of weapons to Hezbollah’

Syria in frame: Netanyahu vows ‘continued’ protection of Israel against ‘leakage of weapons to Hezbollah’

[2013-05-19 21:53:00]
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said at a cabinet meeting that he will prevent the transfer of...
US tax agency chief resigns over targeting of conservative political groups

US tax agency chief resigns over targeting of conservative political groups

[2013-05-16 16:30:09]
US President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service has...
UN General Assembly passes resolution condemning Assad's forces in Syria war

UN General Assembly passes resolution condemning Assad's forces in Syria war

[2013-05-15 21:48:58]
The UN General Assembly has voted to pass an Arab backed draft resolution which strongly condemns...
EU to donate €520mn to rebuild Mali as conflict rages on

EU to donate €520mn to rebuild Mali as conflict rages on

[2013-05-15 21:42:27]
The EU has pledged half a billion euro to rebuild Mali as fighting against Islamist militants...
New spy game post-Boston? Russia, US seek common ground amid scandal fallout

New spy game post-Boston? Russia, US seek common ground amid scandal fallout

[2013-05-15 21:37:33]
The Kremlin has expressed regret over the Moscow spy scandal, saying signals sent by the US...
Turkey and Syria: From friends to foes

Turkey and Syria: From friends to foes

[2013-05-13 21:51:26]
As Turkey and Syria trade blame for the twin bombings that killed 46 people in a...
Sharif claims early victory in Pakistan election, poised for third term

Sharif claims early victory in Pakistan election, poised for third term

[2013-05-12 14:39:06]
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, ousted 14 years ago in a military coup, has claimed...
Trading blame over bombings: Turkey calls Syria 'usual suspect', Damascus accuses Erdogan

Trading blame over bombings: Turkey calls Syria 'usual suspect', Damascus accuses Erdogan

[2013-05-12 14:33:09]
Turkey was quick to blame the Assad regime for two massive car bombs that killed 46...

US aims to arm Syrian rebels as Kerry seeks political support in Russia

[2013-05-07 20:10:18]
With the introduction of a bill to directly arm the Syrian rebels, US politicians are pushing...
US to start arming Syrian rebels ‘shortly’

US to start arming Syrian rebels ‘shortly’

[2013-05-07 19:46:16]
The Republican chairman of the United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Tuesday that he expects...
Russia open to talks with all Syrian opposition members – Lavrov

Russia open to talks with all Syrian opposition members – Lavrov

[2013-05-06 15:22:02]
In an effort to broker a peaceful solution to the Syrian conflict, Moscow says unlike the...
'Israel's aggression opens door to all possibilities' - Syrian Information Minister

'Israel's aggression opens door to all possibilities' - Syrian Information Minister

[2013-05-06 14:54:16]
Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said the attack proved that there is an alliance between...
MI6 ‘ghost money’ sent to Hamid Karzai amid massive Afghan corruption

MI6 ‘ghost money’ sent to Hamid Karzai amid massive Afghan corruption

[2013-05-06 14:40:24]
Following reports the CIA gave millions of dollars to Afghan President Hamid Karzai, MI6 has said...
Obama ‘does not foresee’ sending ground troops to Syria

Obama ‘does not foresee’ sending ground troops to Syria

[2013-05-04 12:14:22]
US President Barack Obama said he does not yet picture sending ground troops into Syria, while...