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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

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

Israel Broadens Fight Against Iran

Israel is ramping up attacks against Iranian supply lines in Syria to block the flow of weapons to Hezbollah and other Tehran-backed militias, as it seeks to drive its foe away from its borders......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJul 15th, 2018

Can Donald Trump Convince Vladimir Putin to Turn Against Iran? Syria War to Be Discussed at U.S.-Russia Summit

Trump and Putin will meet in Finland on July 16, and the two men will likely speak at length about the ongoing conflict in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 2nd, 2018

Why Won"t U.S. Stop Russia, Iran and Syria? Asks Opposition Leader As Government Moves In

Opposition negotiator Nasr al-Hariri said such "U.S. silence" could only be due to a "malicious deal" made between foreign powers involved in Syria's war......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 28th, 2018

Who Is U.S. Fighting in Syria? ‘Hostile Force’ Attacks Coalition Near Base Condemned by Russia and Iran

The U.S.-led coalition is tasked with battling ISIS, but it has occasionally clashed with pro-Syrian government forces also battling the jihadis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 22nd, 2018

Who Is U.S. Fighting in Syria? "Hostile Force" Attacks Coalition Near Base Condemned By Russia and Iran

The U.S.-led coalition is tasked with battling ISIS, but it has occasionally clashed with pro-Syrian government forces also battling the jihadis......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 22nd, 2018

Russia Claims Syria Chemical Attack Used European Equipment

Most international observers believe Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was behind the attack, with the support of his Russian allies......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 22nd, 2018

ISIS Loses Over a Million Dollars in Drugs to U.S.-Backed Rebels in Syria

Syrian rebel group Maghawir al-Thawra vowed to keep Al-Tanf free of drugs, but Syria, Russia and Iran say the insurgents and the U.S. have no business there......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 18th, 2018

Iran: 3 OPEC members to veto Saudi-proposed supply boost

Iran says Venezuela and Iraq will join it in blocking a proposal to increase oil production that’s backed by Saudi Arabia and Russia when OPEC and its allies meet in Vienna this week......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 17th, 2018