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 Fears Anti-Semitism May be on 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.
Report: Putin Considering Unilateral Airstrikes Against ISISOfficials 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 Military 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 Israel: Russian Army Acting Responsibly in SyriaIn high-profile meeting with Israeli PM, military chiefs in Kremlin, Putin notes Syrian regime not capable of opening 2nd front with Israel.
Netanyahu Meeting Putin to Avoid Clashes with Russians in SyriaPrime 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.
Netanyahu 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.
Vladimir 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 Planning 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 Tries to Reassure 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' Ally 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 East Europe Arms BuildupCold War heats up as Russia expands nuclear arsenal while US considers sending most advanced fighter jet to east Europe.
Ukraine Fears Imminent 'Full-Scale' Russian InvasionRenewed fighting in Ukraine causes international alarm; Ukraine, observers say Russia moved tanks and broke ceasefire.
Cameron and Putin Agree to Start Talks on Syria CrisisBritish Prime Minister and Russian President agree "that Syria talks should resume".
Shades of the Cold War as Kerry Seeks Detente with RussiaUS Sec. of State set to meet Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin; missile sale to Iran, Ukraine and Syria among the topics on their agenda.
Russian Plans to Supply S-300s to Iran - What Does it Portend?What is really behind Putin's idea to transfer missiles that are not even the most advanced to Iran.
Better Putin Than HillaryPutin's actions pale before Hillary's hushed-up scandals.
Putin Angers Turkey by Referring to Armenian 'Genocide'Turkey condemns Russian president after he uses the word "genocide" during commemorations of mass killings of Armenians.
Putin Attends 100 Anniv. of Armenian Genocide, Obama Doesn'tDespite pre-election promise to recognize genocide, Obama notably absent at anniversary after terming killings 'terrible carnage.'
Why was Obama Indifferent to Russia’s S-300 Sale to Iran?What is the logic behind Moscow’s strategic move, which severely hinders Israel's ability to strike Tehran's nuclear program?
Putin Warns Israel: Do Not Send Arms to UkraineMoscow threatens that sending arms to Kiev in retaliation for S-300 missile agreement with Iran will raise the death toll.
Obama 'Surprised' Russia Waited So Long with S-300 to IranPresident Obama says he is “surprised” that Russia had waited as long as it did to seal a deal to sell missile defense systems to Iran.
Putin Cites Progress in Iran Talks as Reason for S-300 DecisionRussian Presidents explains his decision to lift a ban on the delivery of S-300 missile defense systems to Tehran.
Netanyahu Warns Putin Directly Against Sale of S-300 to IranPM calls Putin, tells him sale of advanced missile system will shake regional security; system could nix strike on nuclear facilities.
Israel Denounces Moscow's Decision to Lift Iran Missile BanDecision to lift ban on providing S-300 missiles to Iran proves the deal will be 'exploited,' Yuval Steinitz fires.
Abbas To Sign Accords With Putin in MoscowPeace talks, economic investment and trade to highlight meeting between Abbas and Russian president in the Kremlin.
Putin: Russia Ready to Help 'Palestine' Become RealityIn address to Arab League on Saturday, Russian President Vladimir Putin stressed his country's plan to help Palestinians achieve statehood.
Putin Surfaces after 11 Days, 'in Excellent Form'Asked about rumors of ill health, Russian strongman said: 'things would be boring without gossip.'
Has Putin Fallen Ill, or Fallen to a Coup?Putin's spokesperson denies speculations after Russian premier cancels numerous meetings, trips, as old photos used to cover up absence.
Putin: Attempts to Rewrite Holocaust History 'Unacceptable'Russia's Vladimir Putin decries 'immoral' attempts to 'hush up' Nazi crimes at Moscow Auschwitz liberation commemorations.
Putin Won't Go to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary of LiberationEvent commemorating 70 years since the Red Army liberated the death camp to conspicuously lack Putin, who allegedly wasn't invited.
Worldwide Condemnation of Charlie Hebdo AttackGovernments and free press groups alike condemn 'sickening' attack on satirical newspaper, call to combat terror.
Czech Jewish Community Opposes Putin Invite to Holocaust EventFederation of Jewish Communities in the Czech Republic object to Putin attending Auschwitz liberation event over Ukraine.
Putin: Economic Crisis Will Conclude Within Two YearsAt his annual end-of year conference, Russian President Vladimir Putin insists ruble will stabilize; blames 'outside factors' for crisis.
Putin Calls Crimea Russia's 'Temple Mount'While slamming western sanctions, Putin says annexed Crimea is sacred to Russians 'as Temple Mount is to Muslims and Jews.'
Ukrainian Jews Say Anti-Semitism Being Overhyped by MoscowUkrainian Jewish leaders claim anti-Semitism is much worse in France and even UK, suggest Russia playing it up as a political ploy.
Obama, Putin & Rouhani Can Do a Deal On Destroying ISILTwo Security Council Resolutions condemning some activities of ISIL – 2170 and 2178 - have already received American and Russian backing, but they have been inadequate. Another is needed.
Analysts Warn ISIS Terrorists May Attack RussiaHundreds of Chechen jihadists in ISIS have directly threatened Putin, leaving Russia president with 'chronic nightmare' of returning terror.
Islamic State Terrorists in Russian Jets: 'Putin, You're Next'Islamists declare their intent to use captured planes to attack Assad, Moscow, warn: 'prepare yourself for what's coming'.
Putin: 'I support the struggle of Israel'Warm meeting between delegation of rabbis, led by Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, and Russian leader.