Kremlin says it supports coalition with West to fight terrorism

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kremlin says it supports coalition with West to fight terrorism 

MOSCOW, Dec. 8 — The Kremlin on Monday showed its support to form a united international coalition with coordinated efforts, saying it is the only effective way to fight global terrorism.

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Political settlement in Syria can start only after stage of anti-terror struggle — Kremlin

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Political settlement in Syria can start only after stage of anti-terror struggle — Kremlin 

MOSCOW, Oct. 22 — The process of political settlement in Syria can start only after the stage of struggle against terrorist groups is completed and a threat of the country’s disintegration is removed, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Wednesday.

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Lebanon army praised for efforts in maintaining security

December 30, 2014 by · Comments Off on Lebanon army praised for efforts in maintaining security 

BEIRUT, Dec. 30 — The UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Derek Plumbly paid tribute Monday to Lebanon's army, for "all the efforts and sacrifices they have made to safeguard the country in the face of grave challenges this year."

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Turkey, U.S. wide apart on how to battle IS

November 26, 2014 by · Comments Off on Turkey, U.S. wide apart on how to battle IS 

ANKARA, Nov 26 — The divergence between Turkey and the United States on the strategy to battle the Islamic State (IS) threat remains largely intact even after U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's two-day visit in the Turkish coastal city of Istanbul.

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More than 100 Turkish nationals killed in ranks of IS

November 25, 2014 by · Comments Off on More than 100 Turkish nationals killed in ranks of IS 

ANKARA, Nov. 25 — More than 100 Turkish nationals out of 600, who joined the ranks of Islamic State (IS), were killed in clashes, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday citing intelligence estimates.

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Hezbollah leader dismisses Israeli threats

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BEIRUT, Nov. 4 — Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday dismissed Israeli threats to Lebanon as "a source of concern," but "the resistance is a real threat to Israel. "

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