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Iran, Russia, and Turkey, the guarantor states of Syrian ceasefire, signed a document on creating four de-escalation zones in Syria at the conclusion of the fourth round of Astana talks held in the Kazakh capital on Thursday.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel highlighted the significant role played by Tehran and Moscow in the resolution of Syria issue, and urged the G-7 member states to cooperate with them.
Moscow says it is halting an agreement with Washington aimed at avoiding mid-air collisions during their military missions in the Syrian airspace after US launched a missile attack against a Syrian army airbase.
President Vladimir Putin believes a US missile attack on a Syrian airbase near Homs has violated international law and seriously hurt Russia-US relations, the Kremlin says.
Russian President Vladimir Putin “regards the strikes as aggression against a sovereign nation,” his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, noting that the president believes the strikes were carried out “in violation of international law, and also under an invented pretext.”
Ten people have been reportedly killed and several others injured after a bomb blast hits metro station in Russia's St. Petersburg.
An attack by Chechen militants against a Russian military base has claimed the lives of more than 12 people.
A Russian newspaper claims the country is laying nuclear mines near the American coasts.
The image on the newest cover of UK-based The Economist is a variation on a theme: President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in profile, close enough that they could almost kiss.
A female doctor in Russia’s St. Petersburg has caused outrage by posting pictures of herself online posing with a corpse.
An Iranian analyst says the former US president, Barack Obama, was popular among Europeans, but people in the Middle East had a low opinion of him.
Russia has dismissed reports by Saudi media outletd that claimed Russian Ambassador to Yemen has been shot and killed in the capital city, Sana’a.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has held meetings with senior Russian and Turkish officials on the resolution of the years-long crisis in Syria.
Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova expressed her concern over the unpredictability of the Obama administration's actions on Facebook.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry offered condolences to Russia over a military plane crash that killed all 92 people on board on Sunday morning.
Chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said it is likely that Washington was involved in the recent assassination of the Russian envoy in the Turkish capital.
The Monday night assassination of Russian Ambassador to Ankara, Andrey Karlov, has been followed by diverse reactions in Western and Arab media, some of which are quite surprising.
Hours after the murder of Russian ambassador to Turkey, a high ranking Russian diplomat was also found dead from gunshot wounds in Moscow.
The street housing the Russian Embassy building in Ankara will be renamed after Andrey Karlov, who was assassinated on Dec. 19, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced.
Turkish police have arrested the parents, relatives and flatmate of an off-duty police officer who assassinated the Russian ambassador in Ankara on Monday.
A senior member of Russian Parliament and the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Iranian, Russian, and Turkish Foreign Ministers will hold their pre-planned meeting on Tuesday despite the recent assassination of Russian ambassador to Ankara.