Car Bomb in Central Syria Leaves 16 Dead

Car Bomb in Central Syria Leaves 16 Dead

At least 16 people were killed and dozens seriously injured when a car bomb exploded on Dec, 12, 2015, near a hospital in the central Syrian city of Homs. According to state media, an army colonel, a policewoman, and a woman were among those killed in the government-held Zahra neighbourhood. No one has claimed responsibility […]

Russia and France to Join Hands in Fighting ISIS

Russia and France to Join Hands in Fighting ISIS

Russian president Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on Nov. 26, 2015, agreed on a coalition to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS), who have carried out brutal attacks on both countries. Speaking at a joint news conference in Moscow, the French president said the military cooperation […]

Russia Is Positioned to Take a Leading Role on the International Stage

Russia Is Positioned to Take a Leading Role on the International Stage

Russia is positioned to take a leading role on the international stage. With its annexation of Crimea and their support of separatists in the Ukraine, Russia’s place in the world was clearly in opposition to that of the U.S. and Europe. Strict economic sanctions as a result of aggressive tactics in the Ukraine¬†created an environment […]