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Moscow wants Tehran’s participation in Syria peace talks

As Russia prepares to host a new round of talks on resolving the Syrian crisis, Moscow officials suggest that other countries, including Iran, should...

‘Bloody bandits and Western lies: What’s really going on in Syria’

Everything you’ve heard about Syria is a lie says Ankhar Kochneva, a Russian journalist who has seen first hand the realities of the Syrian...

Clinton: Russia and China will ‘pay price’ for supporting Assad

Moscow and Beijing will be punished for supporting the regime of President Bashar Assad in Syria, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ...

Israeli strike on Iran would end Jewish state – Iran’s top...

If Israel goes from threats to military actions, “it is Israel who will be destroyed,” says a high-ranking Iranian general. This comes as...

Russian warships ‘ready to sail for Syria’

It is being reported that large Russian amphibious naval ships are steaming toward the Syrian port of Tartus, where Russian civilians and naval infrastructure...

Revealed: CIA secretly operates on Syrian border, supplies arms to rebels

American secret service operatives are distributing illegal assault rifles, anti-tank rocket launchers and other ammunition to Syrian opposition, the New York Times reports. But...

Assange asks for political asylum in Ecuador

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has requested political asylum and is under the protection of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange wrote directly to Ecuadorian President...

Putin on Syria: No state can decide another’s government

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s G20 statements about Syria's future seem to have made some world leaders rush to false conclusions. David Cameron claimed that...

Water in blockaded Gaza ‘not fit for human consumption’

The water in Gaza is too dangerous to drink as it is contaminated with fertilizers and sewage, says a new report. Several charitable...

Russia supports Iran’s right to civil nuclear energy

President Vladimir Putin stressed at negotiations with Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday that Russia has always supported Tehran's right to develop a civilian...

Suspected cyber-attack hits Iran’s oil sector

A virus has been discovered in computers running key parts of Iran's oil sector, forcing authorities to unplug its main oil export terminal from...

Gas and peace: Egypt cuts off gas supply to Israel

Egypt has canceled its natural gas supply deal with Israel, insisting the move has nothing to do with politics. Israel downplayed the decision, which...