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Russian FM presses US’ Tillerson over Syria probe
Apr22

Russian FM presses US’ Tillerson over Syria probe

MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov voiced “regret” in a phone call with his US counterpart Friday at Washington’s opposition to a Moscow-backed plan to investigate an alleged chemical attack in Syria. In the call with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson which “took place at US initiative”, Lavrov raised the...

Russia’s undeclared death toll in Syria battle creeps higher
Apr18

Russia’s undeclared death toll in Syria battle creeps higher

KHUTOR POCHTOVY, Russia — The death toll among Russian forces in Syria during a period of intense fighting to retake the city of Palmyra now stands at 21, according to evidence gathered by Reuters, after information emerged about the deaths of three military contractors. The Reuters tally over the period from January 29 until late March is more...

Russia: Suspect in St. Petersburg explosion likely Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen
Apr04

Russia: Suspect in St. Petersburg explosion likely Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen

As the hunt goes on for whoever was responsible for the deadly metro blast in St. Petersburg, media reports are naming the main suspect being hunted. …read more Source: Al...

UK holds UN Security Council presidency for March
Mar01

UK holds UN Security Council presidency for March

New York, March 1 (Petra) — The United Kingdom on Wednesday will officially hold the United Nations Security council (UNSC) presidency replacing Ukraine. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

Dubai Championship: Wozniacki, Svitolina walk away with positives
Feb27

Dubai Championship: Wozniacki, Svitolina walk away with positives

Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki feels she could walk away with her head held high even after going down to Elena Svitolina in the women’s final late on Saturday. Chasing a second crown in Dubai, the Danish player went down 4-6, 2-6 in an hour and 28 minutes as Svitolina landed her sixth, and first-ever major title, on the WTA Tour....

Middle East helps double weapons-maker Kalashnikov’s sales — CEO
Feb22

Middle East helps double weapons-maker Kalashnikov’s sales — CEO

ABU DHABI — Russian weapons maker Kalashnikov Group’s sales doubled last year, helped by demand in the Middle East for its drones, missiles, rifles and military vehicles, making up for US sanctions that cost it its largest market, its chief executive said. Kalashnikov, whose AK47 assault rifles have armed Russian forces for 70 years,...

Tourism shows signs of recovery in Egypt
Feb19

Tourism shows signs of recovery in Egypt

CAIRO — Tourists are slowly returning to Egypt, easing pressure on a key sector battered by years of turmoil and the 2015 bombing of a plane carrying Russian holidaymakers. “There is an increase in the number of tourists. This situation was much better in January than in previous years,” Tourism Ministry spokeswoman Omaima Al Husseini...

Prince Zeid warns against not punishing perpetrators of sexual violence in Ukraine
Feb16

Prince Zeid warns against not punishing perpetrators of sexual violence in Ukraine

New York, Feb. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

Trump rails at intelligence leaks as Russia crisis deepens
Feb15

Trump rails at intelligence leaks as Russia crisis deepens

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump railed at US intelligence agencies on Wednesday as Washington was shaken by new reports of high-level Russian contacts with his aides and associates during the 2016 presidential campaign. Intercepted calls and phone records show Trump aides were in repeated contact with Russian intelligence officials at least a...

U.N. Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine
Feb01

U.N. Security Council expresses ‘grave concern’ over Ukraine

New York, Feb. …read more Source: Jordan News Agency...

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