Kurds launch counteroffensive, gain back control over Ras al-Ayn in northern Syria
The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) has brought Ras al-Ayn back under control in a counteroffensive launched after Turkish troops and their allies captured this border town on October 12, the …
Turkey’s actions in Syria led to release of detained terrorists
Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria hampered efforts against the Islamic State terrorist group (outlawed in Russia), and led to the release of many captured militants, US Secretary of …
Saudi crown prince invites Russian businesses to invest in Kingdom’s economy
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud met with the Russian business delegation within the framework of the Russian President Vladimir Putin’s state visit to the country, …
Moscow, Riyadh in talks on satellite launch from Saudi Arabian soil
Russia and Saudi Arabia are holding talks on launching a satellite from the kingdom’s soil, CEO of the Russian Direct Investment Fund Kirill Dmitriev told reporters on Monday.
"Space and high …
A handshake between leaders of Persian Gulf states can mean a lot
Serious contradictions between a number of the Persian Gulf countries speak in favor of Russia’s initiative on creating an organization that would serve as a platform for the leaders of those …
UN Secretary General calls for de-escalation in Syria
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has stressed the importance of Syrian de-escalation in light of the recent Turkish operation in northeastern Syria. The transcript of Guterres’ press …
Explosion occurs on Iran’s tanker in Red Sea
An explosion occurred on Friday morning on an Iranian tanker in the Red Sea not far from Saudi Arabia’s port of Jeddah, news agency ISNA reported.
According to the news agency, the tanker …
Russia called on Kurds to cooperate with Damascus, but they chose another way
Russia called on the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to engage in dialogue with the Syrian government, but they chose other protectors instead, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN …
Release of Islamic State militants from Kurdish prisons would be "very negative"
The release of Islamic State militants (Islamic State is a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) from prisons in the Kurdish-controlled Syrian territory would entail extremely negative …
Russia, Saudi Arabia hope to keep oil prices at reasonable level
Russia and Saudi Arabia are interested in ensuring that the price of oil does not exceed a reasonable level, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with Rossiya 24 TV …