Syria as a field of conflict between Qatar and Saudi Arabia
The Persian Gulf states - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the UAE and Oman are often combined under this name. Sometimes, these states are also called "Arabian" or "oil monarchies." They themselves prefer the term "Gulf States", and for them (as for all the Arabs) that Gulf is Arab, not Persian...
The U.S. and NATO bases in Sicily? It remains to be seen...
The Prime Minister of Italy, Enrico Letta intends to come to Washington and meet with U.S. President Barack Obama, on October 17. During the meeting the parties are expected to discuss further military cooperation. In particular, according to Western experts, this will concern the American base on the territory of the Apennine peninsula, which has already started to be created...
Russian and Norwegian rescuers to work together in the Arctic
Russia and Norway have submitted a joint rescue services coordination project in northern Norway and Arkhangelsk region to render assistance to vessels in distress in the Arctic. The project launch …
"Turn the cities into graveyards, fill the rivers with blood" - Jihadism images
The problem of instability and Islamist terrorism in the Sahel zone of Africa, stretching from Mauritania in the west of the continent to Somalia in the east, has been widely discussed in New York during the UN General Assembly...
Syria and the spread of al-Qaeda cells
Let us talk about what is commonly called "al-Qaeda in Syria"...
Putin and Lukashenko inspect Zapad-2013 war games
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarusian counterpart Aleksander Lukashenko are inspecting the joint strategic war games Zapad-2013 at the Belarusian firing range Guzhsky.
The Belarusian …
Putin, Lukashenko to inspect Zapad 2013 joint Russian-Belarusian exercise
The Presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko, on Thursday will jointly inspect the final stage of the Russian- Belarusian military exercise Zapad 2013 (West …
Second stage of Zapad 2013 Russia-Belarus joint exercise to begin
The second phase of the Zapad 2013 (West 2013) joint military exercise is beginning on Monday in Belarus and Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast. Their participants will drill issues of troops command and …
Zapad 2013 war games simulating elimination of paramilitary units
Russian and Belarusian joint military exercise Zapad 2013 under the command of the two countries' defence ministers has moved over to an operation, as part of which the forces engaged in it will …
"Storm" for Ban Ki-moon
On Monday a report of the UN experts who confirmed the fact of chemical weapons use in a suburb of Damascus on August 21 was finally made public. However, the report left more questions than answers...