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    Eid al-Fitr celebrated around the world
    Jun26

    Eid al-Fitr celebrated around the world

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    The dangers of putting Putin under pressure
    Jun23

    The dangers of putting Putin under pressure

    How will Vladimir Putin respond to the growing challenges against him? The Russian president, who turns 65 in October, might presently look unassailable – but maintaining that grip will get harder every year. Compared to British Prime Minister Theresa May or US President Donald Trump, the Russian president faces scant internal opposition. Recent...

    US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
    Jun16

    US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

    The US Senate voted nearly unanimously on Thursday for legislation to impose new sanctions on Russia and force President Donald Trump to get Congress’ approval before easing any existing sanctions on Russia. In a move that could complicate US President Donald Trump’s desire for warmer relations with Moscow, the Senate backed the...

    Putin in bigger threat than Daesh, warns US senator 
    May30

    Putin in bigger threat than Daesh, warns US senator 

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to the world security than Daesh, the US senator, John McCain, has warned. Speaking in an interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC News), on the back of his official tour of Australia, McCain said that Putin was “the premier and most important threat, more so than Isis...

    Israel forces asylum seekers to deposit 20% of pay as incentive to leave
    May15

    Israel forces asylum seekers to deposit 20% of pay as incentive to leave

    Refugees, activists and employers have condemned the Israeli government for requiring asylum seekers to deposit 20 per cent of their salaries with the authorities to be repaid only when they leave the country, Haaretz has reported. According to Kav L’Oved from the Workers Hotline, the new law which came into effect on 1 May also requires...

    Israel quits Eurovision Song Contest live on air
    May14

    Israel quits Eurovision Song Contest live on air

    Israel has announced they’re quitting the Eurovision Song Contest after 44 years. A representative for the nation made the shock announcement live on air as he handed out their scores on Saturday night. He said it was because the Israel Broadcasting Authority (IBA) is shutting down. As the hosts in Kiev, Ukraine went live to Israel to find...

    5 detained Russian sailors released by Libya
    Apr27

    5 detained Russian sailors released by Libya

    The majority of the Russian sailors seized from their cargo ship off the Libyan city of Zawia last month have been released, Russia’s deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov confirmed this week. Bogdanov was in Tripoli on Tuesday for a series of meetings with Presidency Council (PC) head Fayez Al-Sarraj. He confirmed that five of the seven...

    Trump, Russia and the Syrian crisis
    Apr17

    Trump, Russia and the Syrian crisis

    Ten days ago, US warships fired dozens of missiles at a Syrian air base from where it is suspected fighter aircraft belonging to the Assad regime took off to launch a chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhon in the province of Idlib; dozens of the small town’s residents were killed. There has since been considerable debate about the reasons...

    Russian Jews leave Israel
    Apr14

    Russian Jews leave Israel

    Many of the Russian-Jews, who arrived to the Jewish State in the early 1990s, left Israel in recent years, heading back to their home country, or seeking new pastures, Israel’s Haaretz reported yesterday. Liza Rozovsky, a Russian-Jewish who came to Israel as part of the main migration wave, has conducted several interviews with Russians in...

    Half of the 20,000 foreign fighters in Syria are from the CIS, claims Putin
    Apr13

    Half of the 20,000 foreign fighters in Syria are from the CIS, claims Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that about 9,000 of the 20,000 foreign fighters in Syria are from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Anadolu news agency has reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia on March 28, 2017. ( Sefa Karacan/ Anadolu Agency ) “Nearly half of the approximately 20,000 foreign...

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