Islam Times - Russia is ascendant in the Middle East and in the past 18 months, it has turned the tide in the proxy war against Syria and has quickly established itself as a key arbiter ...
Islam Times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has slammed the US’s "Russophobe obsession" after Washington intensifies its anti-Moscow trade sanctions over its alleged complicity in the Ukraine crisis.
Islam Times - Russia has condemned US downing of a Syrian warplane and announced halting cooperation with Washington on air safety in Syria following the incident.
Islam Times - German Chancellor Angela Merkel shares concerns with other European officials that the newly-proposed anti-Russia sanctions could harm the European economy, her spokesman says.
Islam Times - Russia's military has successfully launched a short-range interceptor missile, capable of delivering a nuclear warhead in a ballistic flight trajectory, to boost the country's defensive network, the Defense Ministry says.
Islam Times - Russia has opposed deployment of additional weapons by the US to Syria terming the move unjustified.
Islam Times - Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia needs more international assistance to properly resolve the Syrian crisis in a timely manner, noting that he held talks with the Syrian President Bashar Al Assad on the reforms in the post-war Syria, even before the start of the Russian ...
Islam Times - Addressing the Conference of the Russian Committee for Solidarity and Cooperation with the Peoples of Asia and Africa, Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov said that Russia will continue to promote the diplomatic settlement of the political impasse in the Middle East and North Africa....
Islam Times - Russia's President Vladimir Putin has warned that the blockade against Qatar by its neighbors would endanger a peaceful end to the war in Syria.
Islam Times - Russian President blamed the rise of Al-Qaeda and its mastermind Osama bin Laden on the US, and accused American spy agency of supported terrorists in Chechnya.
Islam Times - US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whose contacts with Russian officials during the US presidential campaign have sparked questions, heads to Congress next week where he is expected to face a grilling.
Islam Times - A Russian fighter jet has photobombed a group of US warplanes engaged in practice operations over the Baltic Sea.
Islam Times - Russia reportedly plans to confiscate US diplomatic property in Moscow and alter the legal status of an Anglo-American school in the country unless Washington returns the Russian diplomatic compounds seized late last year.
Islam Times - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia considers the US-led coalition airstrike against pro-Damascus fighters in Syria as an act of aggression and rejects the justification for the attack issued by the Pentagon.
Islam Times - Russian President Vladimir Putin says if the United States and Russia decided to use their nuclear weapons in a potential conflict with one another, no one would survive that war to claim victory.
Islam Times - A Russian warplane has intercepted an intrusive US B-52 strategic bomber over the Baltic Sea as the American warplane was flying along the Russian border.
Islam Times - An alleged US administration intelligence report, published by The Intercept, suggests that Russian hackers attacked a US voting software supplier days before last year’s presidential election.
Islam Times - The US Justice Department has charged a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor with leaking secrets related to the alleged Russian hacking attacks during last year’s race for the White House.
Islam Times - Russian upper house Defense and Security Committee chair Viktor Ozerov said that Russia will closely examine the claims by Arab and Gulf states that Qatar sponsors terrorism.
Islam Times - Last month, with Damascus's approval, Russia, Iran and Turkey signed a memorandum to establish several de-escalation or safe zones in Syria and June 4 marked the deadline for creating the borders of these.
Islam Times - The Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said that the US President’s claim that Iran supports terrorism will not lead anywhere, citing Moscow’s own anti-terror work with Tehran.