Pakistan awaits Russian gas and military equipment

Russia reaffirmed Wednesday it will enhance security cooperation with Pakistan by strengthening the South Asian nation's "potential" to fight terrorism, which is to include supplying Islamabad with the "relevant military" hardware, Voice of America writes

Gen. Frank McKenzie: "We avoided war with Iran"

Relations between the United States and Iran are in a “period of opportunity” following the inauguration of President Joe Biden, the top U.S. military commander in the Middle East said during his first swing into the region under the new administration

Inter-Afghan dialogue may take place in Tashkent

Tashkent can provide a platform for inter-Afghan negotiations, which will be attended by representatives of President Ashraf Ghani, his political rival Abdullah Abdullah, as well as the Taliban movement (banned in Russia). The main condition …

US and Taliban sign peace deal

The US and the Taliban have signed an agreement aimed at paving the way towards peace in Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict, BBC News reports. The US and its Nato allies have agreed to withdraw all their troops from the country …