Middle-East Desk



Russia ‘is building military base in Syria

September 6, 2015, New York, Russia is building a military base in Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s heartland, according to American intelligence officials, in the clearest indication yet of deepening Russian support for the embattled regime…








Syrian peace may hinge on Moscow’s game plan

August 30, 2015, Washington, Moscow is increasingly emerging as a center of diplomacy on Syria’s four-year-old civil war, with the Obama administration sending a key emissary to the Russian capital to discuss the conflict on…