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Putin-Merkel talks' agenda announced

Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss the implementation of joint projects with due account for threats from third countries at a meeting in Germany on August 18, Presidential Spokesman …

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Iraq bombs ISIS 'operations room' in Syria

Iraq launched an air strike on a gathering of ISIS fighters in Syria yesterday, killing members of the hardline militant group who planned cross-border attacks, its military said. F-16 fighter jets bombed and destroyed an …

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Turkish forces eliminate top PKK member in Iraq

Turkish forces eliminated a senior member of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is listed as a terrorist organization in Turkey, during an operation in Iraqi Sinjar, the Turkish general staff said. "Ismail Ozden, a …

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Five drones downed near Khmeimim air base

Drone attacks near Khmeimim Air Base in Syria by militants have intensified in recent weeks, head of the Russian Center for Reconciliation of the opposing sides in Syria, Maj. Gen. Alexei Tsygankov said. According …

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UN: up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Iraq and Syria

ISIS (terror organization that is outlawed in Russia) has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat, a United Nations report says. The report said that despite …

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Iran leads in Army Games diving competitions

The Iranian Navy’s team won the title in the diving competitions of the International Army Games 2018 after setting a number of records. The team won the championship today after coming first in all seven sections of the contest, …

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Syria moving back to peace

Most of Syria has already been liberated from terrorists, peaceful life is slowly returning to the country, and Damascus calls on refugees to return to their homeland. "We encourage every Syrian to come back to Syria, especially …

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