The war between the coalitionsTwo coalitions are battling for control of the Middle East. America belongs to neither of them.
Putin initiates law against anti-SemitismRussian president continues to surprise with his strong stance against anti-Semitism.
Russia finds black box of jet downed by TurkeyPutin orders to open black box of fighter jet shot down by Turkey with foreign experts, to clear up case that has sundered bilateral ties.
Putin has checkmated himself into a lose-lose Syrian debacleThere is no way Putin can come out a winner in the situation he has created for himself.
Russia starts sending S-300 system to IranPutin's aide tells media delivery of advanced air defense system is 'starting,' raising concerns Iran's nuclear program will be untouchable.
Turkey accuses Russia of profiting from ISIS oilWar of words between Ankara and Moscow heats up, as President Vladimir Putin vows to make Turkey regret shooting down Russian jet.
Watch: Netanyahu, Putin meet in ParisIsraeli and Russian premiers reiterate importance of military cooperation in light of Russia-Turkey crisis over Syria.
Putin snubs Erdogan meet at Paris conferenceAfter Erdogan calls for talks at sidelines of climate conference to soothe tensions, Russian President shoots down the idea.
Big winner in Russia-Turkey crisis? IsraelAccording to Prof. Ze'ev Hanin, Russian sanctions against Turkey signal start of cold war - but could also spell economic reward for Israel.
Upping the ante: Putin sanctions TurkeyIn further escalation following downing of plane, Russia launches economic sanction package, banning organizations, imports, and workers.
Erdoğan to Putin: Don’t play with fireTurkey's Erdoğan wants a meeting with Putin, but Putin refuses to meet before he apologizes for downing a Russian warplane on Tuesday.
Learn a lesson from RussiaVladimir Putin gets it. So does Netanyahu. Forget the rest of the world's leaders.
'Assad won when Russia's plane went down'Experts agree Assad received a boon in the Turkey-Russia spat, as Putin went from being Erdogan's friend to his enemy.
Putin: Americans knew flight path of downed planeRussian President claims Russia had given prior information to the United States of the flight path of the plane downed by Turkey.
Erdogan: Putin snubbed my phone callTurkish president says his state would have acted differently if it knew jet it downed was Russian; Russian envoy summoned over protest.
Erdogan defends shooting down Russian plane'We are just defending our security and the rights of our brothers,' Anakara insists - as Moscow calls incident 'a stab in the back.'
Putin warns Turkey of 'serious consequences'Calling downing of plane a 'stab in the back' by 'accomplices of terrorists,' Putin threatens Turkey, saying plane was in Syrian airspace.
Iran and Russia to oppose attempts to dump AssadRussia and Iran will jointly oppose "external attempts" at regime change in Syria, says the Kremlin after Putin meeting with Khamenei.
Putin in Tehran for first time in eight yearsRussian president arrives in Iran to discuss mutual backing of Assad, and expanding business ties in wake of nuclear deal.
Netanyahu, Putin to discuss Syria at Paris summitIn phone call, Israeli PM offers condolences to Russian President over confirmed ISIS attack on Russian plane in Sinai.
Russia and France seal new 'alliance'In phone call Putin and Hollande agree to coordinate war against ISIS together, Putin orders navy to work 'as allies' with France.
J'accuse ObamaObama is a leftist who is out of synch with harsh reality. World chaos can be traced to his feckless foreign policy.
Putin: New weapons to penetrate US missile defensePutin reveals he started deploying new weapons to beat 'any missile defenses,' says he is building strategic nuclear threat against US.
The Russian Bear has joined the cardgame in the Middle EastRussia has joined the game and it remains to see which way the cards will fall.
Putin accuses West of 'double game'Russian President accuses West of declaring a fight against some Syrian groups while supporting others.
Putin's Syria gamble: with or without AssadExperts reveal surprise Moscow summit may have discussed replacement for Assad in an attempt to expand Russia's global influence.
Assad Makes Secretive Surprise Visit to MoscowAssad makes secretive first foreign visit abroad since war started in 2011; in Moscow, hints of a new diplomatic front are raised.
Putin Blasts US as Having 'Mush for Brains'Russian President slams Washington for refusing to share intelligence with Moscow on Syria conflict.
Putin Discusses Syria with Saudi Defense MinisterRussian President meets Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Prince to discuss the possibility of a political solution in Syria.
Putin Rules Out Russian Ground Operations in SyriaAir campaign will continue at full force, but Russia not sending any more ground troops, Vladimir Putin insists.
Popularity for 'Putin the Shiite' Sky-High in IraqIraqi Shiites are very enthusiastic about Russia's involvement in neighboring Syria; 'Hajji Putin is better than Hussein Obama.'
Putin/Iran Will Rape Sunni Oil Riches as Stalin/Hitler Raped PolandWhat is Putin's goal?
Hollande Tells Putin: Attack ISIS and Only ISISFrench President tells Russian counterpart his country's airstrikes in Syria should target only the Islamic State.
Russia Approves Military Action in SyriaMoscow claims aid to Damascus is 'temporary', claims US-led airstrikes against ISIS violate international law.
Foreign Ministry: Anti-Semitism May Rise in RussiaPutin regime is good for Jews, says Israeli Foreign Ministry, but worsening political situation could prompt wave of anti-Semitism.
Putin, Obama Meet for First Time in a YearRussian and US leaders meet for first time in over a year; pledge to work together to avoid clashing in Syria despite opposing sides.
Putin: American Support of Syrian Rebels 'Illegal'Russian President claims that Syrian rebels supported by the United States end up joining ISIS.
Russian Arms: to Syria Today, Tomorrow to a "Demilitarized Palestine"This article's doomsday scenario is only a few hours away from the creation of a Palestinian State.
Netanyahu: Israel Must Become a World Power'No one makes alliances with the weak,' says Prime Minister shortly after meeting Putin.
Russia vs the West in Syria - a One-Way StreetIran's Mullahs have friends already, and they sit not in Washington, but in Moscow.
Putin Considering Unilateral Strikes on ISIS?Officials say Russian President preparing to launch airstrikes against ISIS from inside Syria if the United States won't cooperate with him.
Israel, Russia to Coordinate Action in SyriaPrime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin 'agree on mechanism' to keep IDF safe in light of Syrian war.
Putin Reassures Netanyahu over Syria DeploymentIn high-profile meeting with Israeli PM, military chiefs in Kremlin, Putin notes Syrian regime not capable of opening 2nd front with Israel.
PM Meeting Putin to Avoid Clashes with RussiansPrime Minister, along with Chief of Staff, will make clear Israeli operations to continue despite Russians' growing presence.
Russia and America Must Jointly Confront Islamic StateRussia and America now need to solely focus on defeating Islamic State - whilst putting their support for Assad or his overthrow on the backburner.
PM to Visit Putin, Warn Against Syria DeploymentNetanyahu to visit Russia next week and warn that influx of advanced weaponry to Syria - and specifically to Hezbollah - threatens Israel.
Putin Wishes Russian Jews a 'Shana Tova'Russian President waxes philosophical about Judaism in New Year greeting, praises Jewish values for 'aspiring to transcendence.'
Putin: Russia to Build Nuclear Plant in EgyptRussian President says his country will build a nuclear power plant in Egypt, announces greater economic cooperation with Cairo.
End of Assad? Erdogan Claims Putin Pulling SupportPutin 'may give up on Assad' according to Turkish president, in a sign that some of the last backers of Assad may leave him out to dry.
Putin Reassures Netanyahu on Iran Nuclear DealRussian President Vladimir Putin calls Prime Minister Netanyahu to assure him that the Iran deal is the best option.
Putin Calls for Removal of Sanctions on IranRussian President Vladimir Putin says the sanctions on Iran should be lifted as soon as possible after a deal is reached with the West.
Putin and Rouhani to Meet Next WeekRussian President and Iranian counterpart to meet in Russia's city of Ufa as nuclear talks conclude.
Obama and Putin Agree 'Unity' Needed in Iran TalksIn their first conversation in months, Obama and Russian President agree about the need to maintain “unity” in nuclear talks with Iran.
Putin Willing to 'Push' Assad to Introduce ReformsRussian President is ready to "push" Syrian counterpart towards introducing reforms, but vows to continue to support his ally.
Putin Threatens as US Continues European BuildupCold War heats up as Russia expands nuclear arsenal while US considers sending most advanced fighter jet to east Europe.
Ukraine Fears 'Full-Scale' Russian InvasionRenewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.
Cameron and Putin to Start Talks on Syria CrisisBritish Prime Minister and Russian President agree "that Syria talks should resume".