Foreign Ministry looks into circumstances of Russians’ arrest in Libya
The Russian Foreign Ministry is looking into the circumstances and reasons behind the arrest of Russian nationals in Libya, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Monday.
"We learned …
Russia values dialogue with OIC on solving conflicts
Russia considers its cooperation with the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) as crucial in ironing out crises in the Middle East and in waging war on terror, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey …
Russian security chief slams attempts to put Iran on par with IS as inadmissible
Russia strongly rejects all attempts of putting Iran on par with the Islamic State (a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) and calls on the United States and Israel to show restraint and …
Talks between security chiefs of Russia, US, Israel on Syria kick off in Jerusalem
Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, US National Security Adviser John Bolton and Israeli National Security Council chief Meir Ben-Shabbat have started trilateral talks on …
Netanyahu expects Putin to visit Israel in January 2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has expressed the hope that Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Israel in January 2020. According to Netanyahu, such a visit will be timed to the 75th …
Iranian Foreign Ministry blames drone incident on Washington
The US is responsible for the recent provocation against Iran that involved a drone, Director of the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Department for the Americas Mohsen Baharvand said at a meeting …
Russian diplomats discuss situation in Syria with Iraqi leadership
A Russian delegation, which includes Russia's Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin and Russian Defense Ministry officials, has held …
Russia has no intelligence data on the incident in the Gulf of Oman
Russia does not have any intelligence data concerning the tanker incident in the Gulf of Oman, which took place on June 13, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with TASS on …
Japan will not send military to Gulf of Oman after attack on tankers
Japan will not send military forces to the Gulf of Oman after last week's attack on the two tankers there, Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said on Tuesday.
"It is not clear who is behind the …
US preparing to send more troops to Middle East
The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to growing concerns over Iran, Reuters reported on Tuesday citing US officials.
Reuters said Washington …