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Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in for a second term, bolstered with greater powers and authority.

Russian PM approves draft deal with Egypt that would allow Russian warplanes to use Egyptian military bases.

Saudi King Salman arrives in Russia for first visit Saudi King Salman arrives in Russia for first visit

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Saudi King Salman arrives in Russia for first visit

Saudi Arabia's King Salman landed in Moscow on Wednesday, in the first official visit to Russia, where he is expected to discuss energy and regional affairs.

Putin meets Lebanon PM Hariri in Russia visit

The New Arab & agencies

Putin meets Lebanon PM Hariri in Russia visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in the Russian Black Sea ...

Iran opens bases to Russia as Rouhani visits Moscow

The New Arab

Iran opens bases to Russia as Rouhani visits Moscow

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected on Tuesday to meet with Russia's Vladimir Putin for talks on Syria and trade deals between the two ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hundreds arrested at Moscow anti-Putin protest

Hundreds of people including top Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny were arrested on Sunday, March 26, as thousands of Russians defied bans to stage protests across the country against corruption.

Robert Cusack

Russian soldiers' deaths shed light on Moscow's mercenary empire

An investigation has revealed the deaths of three Russian 'contractors' who died in Syria - showing that the Kremlin's policy of using ...

The New Arab

Russia responds as US hacking scandal escalates

Russia will not expel US diplomats but has hit out strongly at Washington's accusations that Moscow interfered in last month's presidential ...

The New Arab & agencies

'No survivors' as Syria-bound Russian jet crashes

Russia's defence ministry has said there were no survivors after a Syria-bound military plane crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday.

Trump to work for 'just, lasting' Mideast peace

The New Arab & agencies

Trump to work for 'just, lasting' Mideast peace

US president-elect Donald Trump vowed to work for a "just, lasting peace" between Israel and Palestine on Friday, in his first public message on ...

The New Arab

A 'suicide-drone' highlights Israel's role in faraway Azeri-Armenian conflict

An Israeli "suicide drone" deployed by Azerbaijan to attack an Armenian convoy marks the first use of such munition warfare highlighting ...

Brussels attacks: The world reacts Brussels attacks: The world reacts

The New Arab

Brussels attacks: The world reacts

World leaders and social media users have rushed to condemn the attacks that devastated the Belgian capital on Tuesday morning.

Russia in 'new Cold War' with West

The New Arab & agencies

Russia in 'new Cold War' with West

The world has plunged into a 'new Cold War', the Russian premier said, as Moscow came under attack at the Munich conference over its ...

Russia: Syria ground troops 'will lead to world war'

The New Arab

Russia: Syria ground troops 'will lead to world war'

Russia's prime minister has warned of a new world war if ground troops are deployed in Syria, as US defence secretary calls on ...

Verminators: Putin building 'rat commando army' in secret lab

Karim Traboulsi

Verminators: Putin building 'rat commando army' in secret lab

Blog: Genetically engineered war bears, giant squid, and mind-controlled dolphins could be the stuff of cheesy sci-fi and Cold War paranoia, but ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

War of words erupts between Putin and Erdogan

The Russian and Turkish presidents continue to trade barbs and economic attacks, as Syria's opposition accuses Moscow of targeting civilians.

AAAJ and agencies

No agreement among world powers on Assad's role

There were still no agreement among world powers in Vienna on the role of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in resolving the country's conflict, ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed & agencies

Plane crash possibly 'act of terror' says Russian PM

Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev admitted Monday that a plane crash in Egypt's Sinai peninsula that ...

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