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Why IS Russia Supporting Syrian Kurds?
10 Dec 2017 09:20

Why IS Russia Supporting Syrian Kurds?

Islam Times - Last week, the Russian Ministry of Defense issued a statement announcing that the country’s jets were helping the Syrian Kurds battle remnants of ISIS terrorists east of the Euphrates River.

 
Russia Slams US Provocation in Korean Peninsula
8 Dec 2017 17:00

Russia Slams US Provocation in Korean Peninsula

Russia has censured the joint military exercises conducted by the United States and South Korea, saying the drills could provoke North Korea to carry out more missile tests.

 
Syrian troops celebrating victory against terrorists
6 Dec 2017 20:58

ISIS No Longer Controls Territory in Syria: Russia MOD

Islam Times - ISIS Takfiri terrorist group no longer controls any territory in Syria after all territories previously under terrorist control were liberated in the final push by the Syrian Army, the Russian Defense Ministry has announced.

 
Russia Designates US-Sponsored VOA, Radio Free Europe as Foreign Agent
5 Dec 2017 08:30

Russia Designates US-Sponsored VOA, Radio Free Europe as Foreign Agent

Islam Times - Russia designated on Tuesday US government-sponsored Voice of America (VOA) and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) a “foreign agents” in retaliation for US last month move to force Russia Today to register as foreign agent.

 
Tehran, Moscow on frontline of battling terrorism: Iran parl. speaker
5 Dec 2017 06:13

Tehran, Moscow on frontline of battling terrorism: Iran parl. speaker

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani hails Iran and Russia’s successful fight against terrorists in the region, saying the two nations are at the forefront of counter-terror battles unlike other coalitions, which have taken no practical measures to eradicate terrorism.

 
Anti-drugs conference starts in Moscow
4 Dec 2017 09:30

Anti-drugs conference starts in Moscow

An international conference named 'Members of Parliament vs. Drugs' opened in Moscow, Russian capital on Monday, participated by speakers of world parliamens including Iranian Majlis speaker Ali Larijani.

 
Russia Blasts US for Threatening North Korea with Destruction
1 Dec 2017 18:39

Russia Blasts US for Threatening North Korea with Destruction

Islam times -Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that America's threat to destroy North Korea should war break out is "a bloodthirsty tirade" and a big mistake.

 
Russian Warplanes Target ISIS Remnants in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor
1 Dec 2017 18:11

Russian Warplanes Target ISIS Remnants in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

Islam times - Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-haul bombers delivered an airstrike on ISIS terrorist group remnants in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, the Russian defense ministry said on Friday.

 
Russia urges US, two Koreas to avoid further escalation
30 Nov 2017 08:15

Russia urges US, two Koreas to avoid further escalation

Islam times - Russia’s Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Vassily Nebenzia has called on the United States and South and North Koreas to avoid any measure that can further escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula.

 
Russia’s Forces Dismantled 50 Terror Cells in SCO Member States
29 Nov 2017 20:30

Russia’s Forces Dismantled 50 Terror Cells in SCO Member States

Islam Times - Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has busted the activity of 50 terror cells in member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) since the start of the year.

 
How Sudan President’s Russia Visit Signals Strategy Alteration?
29 Nov 2017 12:43

How Sudan President’s Russia Visit Signals Strategy Alteration?

Islam Times - The West Asia equations have seen a crucial transformation. The balance of power has changed amid fierce race for influence between regional powers and new alliances and camps have emerged. This causes an expectation to see the marginal and subservient actors of the regional stage, which ...

 
Can’t You See War On The Horizon?
28 Nov 2017 07:58

Can’t You See War On The Horizon?

Islam Times - According to news reports in the British press, Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed Russia’s industries to prepare themselves to be able to make a quick switch to war production.

 
Iran
27 Nov 2017 22:05

Syria War, Sochi Peace

Islam Times - The main take away of the trilateral, two hour-long Russia-Iran-Turkey summit in Sochi on the future of Syria was expressed by Russian President Vladimir Putin:“The presidents of Iran and Turkey supported the initiative to convene an All-Syrian Congress for national dialogue in Syria. ...

 
Russian President Urges Global Elimination of Chemical Weapons
27 Nov 2017 21:17

Russian President Urges Global Elimination of Chemical Weapons

Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on all countries to destroy their chemical weapons stockpiles, following the example of Russia.

 
The $47mn Question of Trump’s Friendly Words to Putin
27 Nov 2017 20:34

The $47mn Question of Trump’s Friendly Words to Putin

Islam Times - Each time US President Donald Trump meets Russia’s Vladimir Putin, the talk is cordial and committed to establishing friendly relations between the two countries. Moreover, “partnership” is in fact the expressly-stated intention.

 
Iran, Hezbollah Target of Ongoing Strategic Game in Lebanon: Russian Commentator
27 Nov 2017 02:05

Iran, Hezbollah Target of Ongoing Strategic Game in Lebanon: Russian Commentator

Islam times – A prominent expert on Middle East affairs based in Moscow highlighted the reasons behind recent developments around Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation and said Iran and the Hezbollah resistance movement are the main targets of “the ongoing strategic game”.

 
Russian strategic bombers strike Takfiri targets in northeastern Syria
25 Nov 2017 15:59

Russian strategic bombers strike Takfiri targets in northeastern Syria

Islam times - Russian long-range bombers have delivered a stinging blow to the remnants of the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group on the western bank of the Euphrates River, destroying the extremists’ command posts and killing scores of them in an airstrike.

 
Russia opposes militarization of Asia over North Korea pretext
24 Nov 2017 11:33

Russia opposes militarization of Asia over North Korea pretext

Islam times - Russia is opposed to the militarization of Asia under the pretext of countering perceived threats from North Korea, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

 
Russia Eyes Active Role in Afghanistan, Breaking with Three-decade Restraint
20 Nov 2017 07:12

Russia Eyes Active Role in Afghanistan, Breaking with Three-decade Restraint

Islam Times - In past few years and as a result of growth of a variety of takfiri and terrorist groups, on top of them ISIS, in West Asia region, Afghanistan has witnessed penetration of some of these groups to its territories.

 
Russia’s New Tu-160, World’s Largest Operational Bomber, Test Flight in February
17 Nov 2017 08:35

Russia’s New Tu-160, World’s Largest Operational Bomber, Test Flight in February

Islam times - Russia’s upgraded Tupolev Tu-160M2 strategic bomber will perform its first test flight in February 2018, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin reported to President Vladimir Putin during a working meeting on Thursday.