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 Azerbaijani and Georgian defense ministers hold talks in Tbilisi

Azerbaijani and Georgian defense ministers hold talks in Tbilisi

Azerbaijani defense minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, who is on an official visit to Georgia, held a meeting with the country’s Minister of Defense Levan Izoria, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry …

Iran#039s foreign minister accuses US of #039Iranophobia#039

Iran's foreign minister accuses US of 'Iranophobia'

Iran accused the United States of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East and of spreading "Iranophobia" aimed at encouraging Arab states to purchase arms, state television reported. "Once …

Image of Trump and glowing globe perplexes internet (PHOTO)

Image of Trump and glowing globe perplexes internet (PHOTO)

A startling photograph of US President Donald Trump, the Egyptian president Abdel Fatah al-Sisi and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud placing their hands on a glowing orb at at the opening event for the new …

Iran: hardliners vs. reformists

Iran: hardliners vs. reformists

Brooding Iran hardliners say they must still be heard after Rouhani win

Turkey#039s ruling party elects Erdogan as leader

Turkey's ruling party elects Erdogan as leader

The Justice and Development Party re-elected Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, its co-founder, at a congress Sunday where he was the only candidate for chairman.  Speaking to tens of thousands of people in …

Turkish PM to arrive in Tbilisi

Turkish PM to arrive in Tbilisi

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim will pay a two-day official visit to Tbilisi this evening, a source in the Turkish government said. Yildirim will attend the High Level Strategic Cooperation Council …

Russian PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Istanbul

Russian PM to hold talks with Erdogan in Istanbul

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will hold a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today during his official visit to Istanbul, the press service of the Russian government said. …

Iran#039s Zarif: US #039milking#039 Saudis money

Iran's Zarif: US 'milking' Saudis money

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized US President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia. Zarif's …

Donald Trump accuses Iran of funding Assad’s ‘unspeakable crimes’

Donald Trump accuses Iran of funding Assad’s ‘unspeakable crimes’

Donald Trump used his first keynote speech abroad to accuse Iran of supporting Bashar al-Assad in committing ‘unspeakable crimes’ against his own people in Syria. Addressing the leaders of Arab and Muslim-majority …

US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

US-Islamic summit begins in Riyadh with more than 50 leaders participating

Saudi King Salman and US President Donald Trump spoke of cooperation between the Muslim world and the US in order to halt terrorism and extremism in the world at the Arab-Islamic-American summit in Riyadh on Sunday, Al Arabia reports. …

Ilham Aliyev attends Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh

Ilham Aliyev attends Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh

The Arab Islamic American Summit has today kicked off in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Trend reports. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev is attending the event. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of …

Turkmenistan, Russia expand business regional partnership

Turkmenistan, Russia expand business regional partnership

Tatarstan’s President Rustam Minnikhanov met with a Turkmen delegation headed by Chairman of the Mejlis Committee on Legislation and Norms Serdar Berdimuhamedov in Kazan, Tatarstan’s presidential …

Trump #039to stay in $5,700-a-night bullet-proof, bomb-proof, poison gas-proof Jerusalem hotel room

Trump 'to stay in $5,700-a-night bullet-proof, bomb-proof, poison gas-proof Jerusalem hotel room

US President Donald Trump's first trip abroad will be to the volatile Middle East, so security will be paramount for the commander in chief. On his second stop, Israel, the president will be staying overnight …

BSEC summit kicks off in Turkey

BSEC summit kicks off in Turkey

Summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) kicks off in Turkey. The event, timed to the 25th anniversary of the organization, will be held in Istanbul on May 21-22. Today, the meeting of the BSEC countries …

Trump will ask Netanyahu, Abbas to take trust-building steps

Trump will ask Netanyahu, Abbas to take trust-building steps

U.S. President Donald Trump will ask the Israeli and Palestinian leaders, Benjamin Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas, for confidence-building measures to create the right environment for …

Ruhani: Iranian people made their choice

Ruhani: Iranian people made their choice

The Iranian people said ‘no’ "to all those who want to stop Iran and return it back," President Hassan Ruhani said in the first after his re-election address to his fellow citizens. "The elections became a …

Kvirikashvili meets with  Abdullah II

Kvirikashvili meets with Abdullah II

Jordan’s King Abdullah II discussed with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili bilateral relations and means of developing them in various fields, especially in the economic domain.  The meeting discussed …

Rex Tillerson calls on Iranian President to end terror financing

Rex Tillerson calls on Iranian President to end terror financing

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called upon Iran's president to end all support and financing of terrorist groups now that he has won re-election, TIME reports. Speaking Saturday in Saudi Arabia, Tillerson said President Hassan …

What Syrian-peace negotiators in Geneva must learn from Russia

What Syrian-peace negotiators in Geneva must learn from Russia

Unless this latest round acknowledges battlefield reality, the UN-sponsored talks will continue their slide into irrelevance

US and Saudi Arabia sign arms deals worth almost $110bn

US and Saudi Arabia sign arms deals worth almost $110bn

The US and Saudi Arabia have signed arms deals worth almost $110bn, a White House official said on Saturday, the first day of President Donald Trump's visit to the traditional US ally, Al Jazeera reports. "This …