Middle East

Russia turns to East

After spending more than two decades in shadows since the dissolution of Soviet Union, Russia is emerging again on the Asian landscape as a force to reckon with

U.S. says primary focus is to ensure Gaza ceasefire holds

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will focus primarily on ensuring that a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians holds during his visit to the region later on Monday, and work to get assistance delivered to the people of Gaza, a …

Blinken and Maas discuss Middle East

During a recent phone conversation, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed a range of issues, including Russia, Europe's energy policy, as well as the situation in the Middle East, the German …