You are here:    Home      Posts tagged "russia"

World needs access to Russian gas: Saudi energy minister

Saudi Arabia, Russia agreed to lift oil output

Read More
 

Putin wants all foreign forces to quit Syria

Putin said presence of US forces violated UN charter

Read More
 

Vettel on top in Russia opening practice, Hamilton third

He clocked a best lap in 1min 34.488sec round the medium-speed Sochi circuit

Read More
 

US sanctions China for buying Russian fighter jets, missiles

33 people and entities associated with the Russian military and intelligence were blacklisted

Read More
 

Whistleblower warns anti-doping agency of ‘catastrophe’ if Russia ban eased

WADA revealed last week that its compliance committee had recommended lifting its three-year ban after receiving assurances from Russia

Read More
 

Russia says a military aircraft vanishes near Syria during Israeli, French strikes

US official says the aircraft was shot down by the Syrian government

Read More
 

Russia’s Denis Cheryshev cleared of wrongdoing by anti-doping agency

Aa anti-doping agency in Spain found no evidence of Cheryshev using a banned substance

Read More
 

Russian World Cup hero Denis Cheryshev in doping probe

The use of growth hormones is considered doping and is punishable with a ban

Read More
 

NATO jets deter Russian aircrafts with unified drills in Western Europe

European allies hope such displays highlight how their air forces are defending Europe in the face of sharp criticism from Donald Trump

Read More
 

Russia starts biggest war games since Soviet fall

The aim was to check the military’s readiness to move troops large distances

Read More
 

Russia launches biggest war games ever with China

The week-long war games dubbed “Vostok-2018″(East-2018) “have kicked off” in far eastern Russia,

Read More
 

Russia edge Turkey 2-1 away in Nations League opener

Turkey could not capitalise despite controlling the majority of the game and making several chances late on.

Read More
 

Facebook, Twitter dismantle disinformation campaigns tied to Iran and Russia

Facebook last month removed 32 pages and accounts tied to another misinformation campaign without describing its origins

Read More
 

Orthodox bishops await historic decision on Ukraine church

The decision comes against the backdrop of an ongoing, four-year conflict between Kiev and Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine

Read More
 

Facebook, Twitter remove accounts linked to Russia and Iran

Facebook and Twitter unveiled fresh crackdowns on misinformation campaigns from Russia and Iran as analysts warned of more efforts to manipulate public debate ahead of the November US elections. Facebook announced late Tuesday that it removed more than 650 pages, groups and accounts identified as “networks of accounts misleading people about what they were doing,”…

Read More
 

Afghanistan seeks Russian help to press Taliban into peace talks

Afghanistan hopes Russia can press Taliban insurgents into holding peace talks with the government, Afghanistan’s top security official said on Wednesday after he met Russia’s ambassador in Kabul. The Taliban, fighting to oust U.S. and other foreign forces and defeat Afghanistan’s Western-backed government, plan to take part in talks on Afghan peace in Moscow on…

Read More
 

Russian hacking of conservative groups sites thwarted: Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation said on Monday that it had recently thwarted hackers associated with Russian government attempting to steal user information from conservative groups that promote democracy and advocate for cybersecurity

Read More
 

White House lawyer interviewed for 30 hours during investigation

The White House’s top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice.

Read More
 

Pentagon says China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on against US and its allies

China’s military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while “likely training for strikes” against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said. The assessment, which comes at a time of heightened U.S.-China tensions over trade, was contained in an annual report that highlighted China’s efforts to increase its…

Read More
 

France top FIFA rankings following World Cup 2018 win

World champions France predictably shot to the top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday while previous leaders Germany slumped to 15th after their humiliating first round exit in Russia

Read More
 

As Trump cracks down on Pakistan, US cuts military training programs

President Donald Trump’s administration has quietly started cutting scores of Pakistani officers from coveted training and educational programs that have been a hallmark of bilateral military relations for more than a decade, US officials said. The Pentagon and the Pakistani military did not comment directly on the decision or the internal deliberations, but officials from…

Read More
 
 

Must See

 

Samaa Cartoons

 
 
 

Most Read

 

In the News