US begins Patriot system maneuvers in Middle East to counter rising threat from Russia and China

US begins Patriot system maneuvers in Middle East to counter rising threat from Russia and China

Washington: Following the Russian announcement to supply advanced S-300 air defence system to Syria, the United States has also increased the movements of its missile systems in the Middle East. The United States has removed the Patriot advanced missile defence systems deployed in three countries. A leading US daily informed that these systems will be […]

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Against the background of the tensions in Syria and Ukraine, Russia tests advanced missiles

Against the background of the tensions in Syria and Ukraine, Russia tests advanced missiles

Moscow: As the tension over operations in Syria and Ukrainian conflict flares up, Russia has announced testing of two advanced missiles. The Russian Defence department has published videos of both the missiles falling under the “anti-ship missiles” category. Two separate videos were published by the Russian Defence department successively on Monday and Tuesday. The video […]

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S-300 defence system will make Israel think twice about attacking Syria

S-300 defence system will make Israel think twice about attacking Syria

Damascus: Syria, whose confidence has been boosted after Russia’s announcement to arm it with the S-300 air defence system, has threatened Israel. ‘Israel should think twice before attacking Syria henceforth as its attacks would be considered to be against the Syrian partners helping it counter terrorism,’ warned the Deputy Foreign Minister of Syria. “Syria is […]

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Israel’s justification over downed Russian aircraft unacceptable, says President Vladimir Putin

Israel’s justification over downed Russian aircraft unacceptable, says President Vladimir Putin

Moscow: The tensions between Israel and Russia has increased because of the attack on the Russian surveillance aircraft in Syria last week. Russian President Vladimir Putin indirectly held Israel responsible for the incident saying that Israel’s justification for the attack are not acceptable to Russia. A few days ago, the Russian President had absolved Israel […]

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S-300 in Syria will endanger the region, Israeli PM warns Russia

S-300 in Syria will endanger the region, Israeli PM warns Russia

Jerusalem: Russia, who is looking forward to strengthen capabilities of Syrian air defence system has been warned by the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. ‘S-300 air defense system in irresponsible hands of Syrian regime will endanger region In such a scenario, Israel will have to continue its action in Syria to protect itself and its […]

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Saudi and Russia reject US President’s demand to increase oil production to control price rise

Saudi and Russia reject US President’s demand to increase oil production to control price rise

Riyadh/Moscow: Saudi Arabia and Russia have rejected the demand by US President Donald Trump to increase the oil production. There are indications of tension rising between the United States and Russia-Saudi over the oil issue. Trump had demanded that the OPEC countries should increase the oil production in view of the increasing fuel prices. But […]

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Alleging Israel to be responsible for the crash in Syria, Russia prepares to supply anti-aircraft systems to Syria

Alleging Israel to be responsible for the crash in Syria, Russia prepares to supply anti-aircraft systems to Syria

Moscow/Jerusalem: The Russian defence ministry has accused Israel of being responsible for the attack on the Russian aircraft at Latakia in Syria. At the same time, the Russian defence ministry has announced that it will be supplying the S-300 air defence system to Syria to augment its air defence capabilities. The Russian defence ministry accused […]

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French court ordered opposition leader Marine Le Pen who criticised the IS to undergo psychiatric tests; enraged reactions from France and Italy

French court ordered opposition leader Marine Le Pen who criticised the IS to undergo psychiatric tests; enraged reactions from France and Italy

Paris: The French court has ordered  the opposition leader Marine Le Pen to undergo psychological tests. Marine Le Pen had posted statements on the social media denouncing the heinous bloodshed caused by the IS. During the hearing of the court case regarding the matter, the court ordered a psychological test for Marine Le Pen to […]

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Russia closes off border near Syria’s Latakia, after the Israeli airstrike in Syria

Russia closes off border near Syria’s Latakia, after the Israeli airstrike in Syria

Jerusalem: Russia has constricted airspace and waters near Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea till Latakia in Syria for the next few days to come. As Russia has sealed off the airspace and waters, no other country apart from Russia and Syria will be allowed to pass through it. It seems Russia has taken this decision […]

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Israel should be cautious about its actions in Syria; Russian President Vladimir Putin

Israel should be cautious about its actions in Syria; Russian President Vladimir Putin

Moscow: Although the Russian military aircraft crashed because the Syrian air defence system accidentally targeted it, Russia still holds Israel to be responsible for the incident. Russia had also warned that Israel will receive an appropriate reply. But, Russian President, Vladimir Putin has relieved the tension created in the matter to a great extent saying […]

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