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Turkey’s Syria, Iraq air strikes conducted with knowledge of Russia, US, says academic

Turkey in no way can carry out air strikes in northern Iraq and Syria without the knowledge of Russia and the US, Arzu Yilmaz, a professor at the University of Kurdistan Hewler in northern Iraq, has told bianet. “Not even birds…
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West knows Iran approach in Vienna talks is constructive: Russian diplomat

A senior Russian diplomat who has been involved in the Vienna talks over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal has said the West knows that Tehran’s approach in the nuclear talks is constructive.The diplomat, Mikhail Ulyanov, criticized the West for…
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Meta says Facebook propaganda campaign targeting Middle East was linked to US military

"Individuals associated with the US military" are linked to an online propaganda campaign, Meta's latest adversarial-threat report says. The campaign was the first major covert pro-US propaganda operation taken down by a big-tech company, independent…
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Russia: Not reviving nuclear deal will have ‘irreversible consequences’

Russia sees "no reasonable alternative" to the revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and world powers, Russian deputy foreign minister Sergey Vershinin said in an interview given Thursday to state-owned Rossiya…
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Russia Wants To Participate In The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

On September 27, the Taliban government in Afghanistan disclosed a deal it signed with Russia to import petroleum products and wheat at a discounted rate (Al Jazeera, September 28). The deal came days before Russia agreed to provide petrol…
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Putin, Raisi discuss deepening ties between Russia and Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart, President Ebrahim Raisi, have discussed deepening political, trade and economic cooperation in a phone call on Saturday, their governments said in separate statements. The two…
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After US withdrawal and Russia Invasion, Harsh winter awaits displaced families in Afghanistan and Ukraine: UNHCR

Millions of people from Ukraine, Afghanistan and across the Middle East displaced by conflict or persecution could face a perilous winter as freezing temperatures add to the misery already induced by spiralling prices, the lingering impact…
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Russia, Iraq Working On Memorandum On Cooperation In Nuclear Area – Russian Embassy

 Russia and Iraq are working on a memorandum on cooperation on the non-energy and peaceful use of nuclear technologies, an official from the Russian embassy in Iraq told Sputnik on…
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Ukraine Urging US to Pressure Israel Into Supplying Arms

Ukrainian Ambassador to Israel Yevgen Korniychuk meets with his American counterpart Tom Nides every week in a bid to convince Washington to pressure Jerusalem into providing weapons to Kyiv for use in its war against Russia. In…
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Syrian and Russian troops conduct joint drills in Syria

Syrian and Russian troops conducted joint military drills in Syria involving ground and air forces, Syrian state media reported Wednesday. Russian and Syrian troops simulated attacking enemy positions under the cover of artillery shelling…