Russia Brings 1.5 Tonnes of Humanitarian Aid to Syria – Reconciliation...

HOMS (Sputnik) — “Recently, the residents of the Homs province’s district of Umm Haratayn, where Umm Jameh is a key settlement, signed a ceasefire agreement. We delivered...

EU to Decide Monday on Sending Civil Experts on Security Reforms...

BRUSSELS (Sputnik) — "The Council will also adopt a decision on the establishment of a new civilian CSDP mission in Iraq to support security sector reform. That is...

Russia to Spend $335,000 Annually to Maintain Hmeymim Airbase in Syria

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia is expecting to spend over 20 million rubles ($335,402) annually on the maintenance of its Hmeymim airbase in Syria, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolay Pankov said...

Germany Ready to Further Support Afghanistan Though Kabul's Efforts Needed

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Germany, together with the international coalition, is ready to further support Afghanistan, but the country itself must engage more in the process of transformation and uniting the...

Iraq Cannot Confirm Death of Daesh eader al-Baghdadi – Iraqi Ambassador

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Iraq cannot confirm the death of Daesh (banned in Russia) terror group’s leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi with absolute certainty, Iraqi Ambassador to Russia Haidar Mansour Hadi...

Qatari Foreign Minister Expected to Visit Turkey on Friday – Reports

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The foreign minister will have a face-to-face meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish Daily Sabah newspaper reported. In the diplomatic row...
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Iraq faces a crucible after Mosul: South Africa offers some useful...

The defeat of the Islamic State in Mosul and the apparent death of its leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi are great cause for celebration in...

RT Arabic Stringer Detained in Iraqi Kurdistan

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The materials he filmed and his camera were confiscated, RT said. "He was filming a piece on Iraqi militias persecuting Sunnis. He...

Kurds Vow to 'Defend Themselves' as Turkey Seeks to 'Cut Off...

According to him, Turkish forces have recently attacked positions of Kurdish self-defense groups (YPG) on the Turkish-Syrian border. "The Shahba district and the village of Tall-Rifaat were recently...

Iraqi Military Detains Daesh Fighters Hiding Among Last Civilians in Mosul

IRAQ (SPUTNIK) — The reporter watched as Iraqi military forces sorted through city inhabitants, trying to identify militants hiding among the civilians. Some people are reportedly coming to the Iraqi...

Israeli Defense Minister Hopes Other Countries to Move Embassies to Jerusalem

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman expressed hope on Wednesday that someday all other countries in the world will move their embassies to Jerusalem. "Unfortunately, ...

Daesh Expected to Trade More Oil, Drugs After Losing Mosul –...

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced on Monday that Iraqi security forces had finally liberated the last Daesh holdouts in western Mosul after months...
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