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Russia, Caught Between Iran and Israel"s War in Syria, Looks for Allies on Both Sides

Iran and Israel both want Russia's support, but how long can Moscow remain in the middle?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2018

Trump Does 180 Shift On Syria: Regime Change Back On The Table

Will the war in Syria never end? Will the international proxy war and stand-off between Russia, the United States, Iran, and Israel simply continue to drift on.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 6th, 2018

After Military Push in Syria, Russia Plays Both Sides in Libya

Russia has staked a foothold in Libya’s future by cultivating allies on both sides of the country’s conflict, through business ties with the U.N.-backed government and public backing for its chief opponent, Khalifa Haftar......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 7th, 2018

Iran Will Stay in Syria Until the Country Is Free, Politician Says as Russia and Israel Hatch Border Plan

The statement was made as a Russian delegation traveled to Israel to discuss the future of Damascus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 6th, 2018

Iran Will Stay in Syria Until the Country Is Free, Politician Says As Russia and Israel Hatch Border Plan

The statement was made as a Russian delegation traveled to Israel to discuss the future of Damascus......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 6th, 2018

Iran Says Fighters Won"t Leave Syria Despite Russia"s Deal With Israel

Iran plans to stay in Syria indefinitely regardless of mounting international pressure to leave......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 4th, 2018

Rising Tensions in Syria"s Southwest Complicate Moscow"s Ties with Tehran

The Syrian regime is threatening to move against an antigovernment stronghold in the country’s southwest, raising pressure on Russia to keep Iran and its proxies out of a fight that could inflame tensions with Syria’s neighbor, Israel......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 29th, 2018

Russia May Move Iran"s Militants From Israel"s Border in Unprecedented Deal on Syria, Reports Claim

Israel will also meet with U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday to hammer out an agreement on Iran......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 29th, 2018

Russia appears to have turned its back on Iran"s forces in Syria — and now Israel looks in charge

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 14th, 2018

China Looks for New Ways to Help Russia in Syria as U.S. Backs Israel Against Iran

China's envoy to Syria says he sees "huge space" to expand support for Russia and its role in Syria's seven-year civil war......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 14th, 2018

Russia Has Won in Syria, Will It Challenge U.S. In Lebanon Next?

In order for Russia to extend its influence in Syria to Lebanon, it will have to mediate a greater conflict between Iran and Israel......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 6th, 2018

Russia, Iran Denounce Airstrikes on Close Ally Syria

The Syrian government’s allies strongly condemned the overnight airstrikes on Assad regime targets, with Iran’s supreme leader branding as “criminals” President Donald Trump, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 14th, 2018

US, allies attack Syria; Iran warns of regional consequences: Top updates

Reacting to the US-led strikes, Russia's foreign ministry said that the Syrian capital was attacked at the very moment when the country had a chance for a peaceful future.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 14th, 2018

Israel Caught in U.S.-Russia Rift Over Syria

A significant U.S. attack on Syria could shake Israel’s balancing act between superpowers and undo Benjamin Netanyahu’s understandings with the Kremlin about activities in his country’s backyard......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 11th, 2018

Russia to Supply Syria With Air-Defense System, Raising Tensions With Israel

The Russian government announced plans to send a powerful air-defense system to Syria, escalating tensions with Israel following the downing of a Russian war plane last week that the Kremlin has blamed on Israeli forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsj10 hr. 42 min. ago

Russia to Supply Syria With Air-Defense System Raising Tensions With Israel

The Russian government announced plans to send a powerful air-defense system to Syria, escalating tensions with Israel following the downing of a Russian war plane last week that the Kremlin has blamed on Israeli forces......»»

Category: topSource: wsj11 hr. 27 min. ago

Russia Rejects Israel"s Denial Over Plane Shot Down by Syria

Russia blamed Israel for the downing of a war plane last week, accusing the country of deliberately misleading Moscow and disputing Israel’s version of events that killed the 15 Russian soldiers aboard......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 23rd, 2018

Russia and Iran, Military Allies, Are Fast Becoming Economic Rivals

A military alliance between Russia and Iran to back Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is giving way to an economic rivalry as Syria’s civil war winds down, a contest that Moscow is leading......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 23rd, 2018

Putin backs off Russia"s threats against Israel, and calls Syria downing a Russian plane a "tragic" accident

Sputnik/Mikhail Klementyev/Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin backed off the Russian Defense Ministry's threats to take "countermeasures" against Isr.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018

Russia Blames Israel for Loss of Plane Shot Down by Syria Air Defenses

Russia blamed Israel for the loss of one of its reconnaissance planes shot down overnight by Syrian defense systems, boosting tensions between Moscow and Tel Aviv, who have painstakingly avoided direct conflict in Syria until now......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjSep 18th, 2018

Russia blames Israel after Syria, its ally, killed 15 by downing one of its planes in a wild air battle

Major Ofer, Israeli Air Force Russia blamed Israe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2018