Syria as a field of conflict between Qatar and Saudi Arabia
The Persian Gulf states - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the UAE and Oman are often combined under this name. Sometimes, these states are also called "Arabian" or "oil monarchies." They themselves prefer the term "Gulf States", and for them (as for all the Arabs) that Gulf is Arab, not Persian...
The U.S. and NATO bases in Sicily? It remains to be seen...
The Prime Minister of Italy, Enrico Letta intends to come to Washington and meet with U.S. President Barack Obama, on October 17. During the meeting the parties are expected to discuss further military cooperation. In particular, according to Western experts, this will concern the American base on the territory of the Apennine peninsula, which has already started to be created...
Russian and Norwegian rescuers to work together in the Arctic
Russia and Norway have submitted a joint rescue services coordination project in northern Norway and Arkhangelsk region to render assistance to vessels in distress in the Arctic. The project launch …
The leader of Transnistria: Our paths with Moldova part
Transnistria is going to find a formula for a closer interaction with the structures of the Customs and Eurasian Unions, said the President of the breakaway republic Yevgeny Shevchuk at a meeting with …
South Ossetia to join the Customs Union
South Ossetia intends to enter into the Common Economic Space with Russia, considering it possible to enter the Customs Union.
It was announced by South Ossetian President Leonid Tibilov, speaking …
Assad’s wife not going to leave Syria
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s wife Asma spoke on Syrian television and said that she would not leave the country.
“I’m here; my husband and my children are here in Syria. It is evident …
"Turn the cities into graveyards, fill the rivers with blood" - Jihadism images
The problem of instability and Islamist terrorism in the Sahel zone of Africa, stretching from Mauritania in the west of the continent to Somalia in the east, has been widely discussed in New York during the UN General Assembly...
Close to a humanitarian catastrophe
The opposition in Syria has been going on for more than two years. During this period, the country has suffered huge losses, both human and material. According to the UN’s estimates, more than a hundred thousand people were killed, about two million fled to neighboring countries. The situation of civilians - if one can call so the population of the country where there is a fierce confrontation of “all against all” - is getting worse...
Syria and the spread of al-Qaeda cells
Let us talk about what is commonly called "al-Qaeda in Syria"...
Putin and Lukashenko inspect Zapad-2013 war games
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian counterpart Aleksander Lukashenko are inspecting the joint strategic war games Zapad-2013 at the Belarusian firing range Guzhsky.
The Belarusian …