TARTUS: On the banks of the eastern Mediterranean rises Tartus, the second port of Syria and a city where history and modernity are mixed. Before the war, which has been draining of the country's lifeblood since 2011, it was a mandatory stop for ... Daily Times, 1 month ago
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How Gazan Natural Gas Became the Epicenter of An International Power Struggle Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com Guess what? Almost all the current wars, uprisings, and other conflicts in the Middle East are connected by a single thread, which is ...Huffington Post, 1 day ago
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . Talk of an oil glut and a potential further price drop seems to be growing. The cost of a barrel of crude now sits at just ...OpEdNews.com, 23 hours ago Energy wars in the Middle East Middle East Eye, 23 hours ago
Paul Craig Roberts RINF Alternative News Ambassador Jack Matlock made an important speech at the National Press Club on February 11. Matlock served as US ambassador to the Soviet Union during 1987-91.In his speech he describes how President ...RINF.com, 22 hours ago Washington Has Destroyed Trust Between Nuclear Powers, Thus Raising The Specter Of Nuclear War Global Research, 1 day ago Washington destroys trust between nuclear powers, raising specter of war Pravda, 23 hours ago
Russia has signed an agreement to dock its naval vessels at Cypriot ports, amid escalating tensions with the West over the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades, it will ...Naval Technology, 1 day ago
By Government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said on Thursday Cyprus could consider granting Russia the right to use the Andreas Papandreou military airbase in Paphos for humanitarian purposes if requested. If it is requested for humanitarian ...Cyprus Mail, 1 day ago Speculation remains about granting Russia use of an airbase Cyprus Mail, 2 weeks ago
By Elias Hazou HEAVILY reliant on the Russian Federation economically and politically, Nicosia needs to maintain and boost ties with Moscow, yet at the same time as an EU member it must walk a fine line, especially at this juncture with the ...Cyprus Mail, 1 day ago
Guest post written by Andy Langenkamp Mr. Langenkamp is a senior political analyst for ECR Research. The freedom and openness that have done so much for Europe are being undermined by the threat of extremism, unrest at its geographical edges, ...Forbes.com, 2 days ago
CAIRO — Much has been made about Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Cairo. There has been speculation since the 2013 coup that Egypt's ruler Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been contemplating a shift in alliances towardRussia. This has been in ...Worldcrunch, 6 days ago
17:22 Russia's guard ship "Yaroslav Mudry".(RIA Novosti / Igor Zarembo) A Russian frigate on its way to the Baltic Sea was escorted through the English Channel by the Royal Navy on Tuesday. The Yaroslav Mudry, a Neustrashimyy-class ...Russia Today, 1 week ago CYPRUS: No question of Russia bases, Britain should stand down Financial Mirror, 2 weeks ago Cyprus denies 'Russia deal on bases' BBC, 2 weeks ago FactCheck: has the Russian bear lost its claws? Channel 4, 2 months ago
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