Only one in 20 Russian air strikes in Syria are aimed at Islamic State targets, Britain's defence secretary said on Saturday, warning that Vladimir Putin was instead killing civilians to shore up President Bashar al-Assad.
Across the Middle East, America's traditional allies are watching with disbelief as Russia and Iran mount a show of force in Syria, and they are wondering how it will end.
The US-led coalition, created to combat the jihadi thr
US President Barack Obama has warned Russia that its bombing campaign against Syrian rebels will suck Moscow into a "quagmire," after a third straight day of air raids in support of President Bashar Al Assad.
At a White House
Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) chairman Khalid Almoayed underscored the importance of activating and developing Bahraini-Russian economic and investment relations. He said promoting bilateral relations according to the potenti
Saudi Arabia, a leading foe of President Bashar al-Assad, demanded his ally Russia end its raids on Syria, saying the strikes had caused civilian casualties while failing to target the hardline Islamic State militants Moscow says it opposes.
Russia said it launched air strikes against Islamic State in Syria on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin secured his parliament's unanimous backing to intervene to prop up the Kremlin's closest Middle East ally.
Officials at the 11th Natalie Tours Congress in Dubai yesterday (September 28) emphasised the UAE’s support to help revive the Russian outbound tourism market, which was slowly recovering from tough economic times triggered by the Rouble d
Iran has signed contracts worth $21 billion to buy satellite equipment and aircraft from Russia, the managing director of Iran Aviation Industries Organization said in an interview with Russian agency Sputnik.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday Russia's military support for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad could raise the risk of confrontation with coalition forces fighting Islamic State there.
In an interview with I
Russia's military intervention in support of President Bashar Al Assad has dismayed Gulf enemies of the Syrian leader who say it will prolong the war and keep Syria firmly in the orbit of their arch regional rival Iran.