Intel: Russia to pursue military cooperation with Iran once arms embargo expires

Iran's foreign minister, who mocked US efforts to renew the embargo, is headed to Moscow Thursday.

Al-Monitor Staff | | Sep 22, 2020
al-monitor An Iranian woman walks past a mural on the wall of the former US Embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 8, 2018. Photo by ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images.

Intel: Syrian Kurds court Moscow to avert potential Turkish attack

The Istanbul-based leader of Syria’s opposition interim government has denounced an agreement reached in Moscow over the weekend between the US-backed Syrian Democratic Council and the pro-Russia Popular Will Party.

Amberin Zaman | Russia in Syria | Sep 2, 2020

What’s next for Russia-Iran military partnership?

If the arms embargo on Iran ends in October, what arms might Tehran buy from Moscow?

Anton Mardasov | Military Industry | Aug 27, 2020

Clashes between US, regime forces present new challenges for Russia in Syria

Northeastern Syria's volatile mix of players is proving to be a tough test for Russia.

Kirill Semenov | Russia in Syria | Aug 25, 2020

Russian major general killed in roadside bomb in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

Maj. Gen. Vyacheslav Gladkikh is the first Russian general reported killed in Syria since 2017.

Jared Szuba | Russia in Syria | Aug 21, 2020