Posts Tagged ‘Middle East crisis’

Syria – President Assad accuses foreign powers of meddling

Sunday, September 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Sept. 16, 2012

Syrian President Bashar Assad has blamed the unending violence in his country on foreign powers that continue to fund and arm Syrian terrorists. Read more…

Kofi Annan arrives in Iran

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Comments off

The special envoy of the UN and Arab League Kofi Annan arrived in Tehran on Monday where he will hold talks with Iranian leaders regarding a Syrian settlement, according Kofi Annan’s press-secretary Ahmed Fawzi. Read more…

Syrian opposition meet Russian FM

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 Comments off

Representatives of Syria’s opposition and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov have discussed ways of resolving the crisis in Syria. But the 2 sides failed to come up with a breakthrough.

Delegates from the Democratic Forum met Lavrov in Moscow on Monday. Read more…

Syria, Turkey urged to exercise restraint over downed jet

Sunday, June 24, 2012 Comments off

United Nations head Ban Ki-moon has urged Syria and Turkey to exercise restraint in their exchanges over Friday’s incident in which Syrian forces shot down a Turkish F-4 jet near Syria’s Mediterranean coast. Read more…

Russia`s deputy foreign minister on Mideast and Northern Africa

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Comments off

Laaska news  Jan 18, 2011

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The situation in the Middle East and in Northern Africa remain among major challenges for the UN in 2012, Russia’s deputy foreign minister Gennady Gatilov, who is responsible for the country’s ties with the organization, told Interfax. Read more…

Russia warns against N Africa, Mid-East interference – VOR

Sunday, November 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Nov. 13,2011

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Russia believes all problems in the Middle East, North Africa and the Gulf must be resolved through dialogue, and outside interference in these sensitive areas can only make matters worse. Read more…

Libya, Syria, Palestine – zone of active efforts of Russian diplomats – VOR

Friday, July 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 22,2011

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G8 summit: from Libya to nuclear safety

Saturday, May 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 28,2011
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The heads of state of the world’s most developed countries gathered for a G8 summit at the 19th century French resort of Deauville this week. One of the outcomes of the summit is the unanimous Read more…

Russia warns against MidEast inerference

Friday, February 18, 2011 Comments off

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Middle East domino effect -Interview with Research Fellow

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News      Feberuary         16,2011

Interview with Research Fellow from the German Institute of Global and Areal Studies Stephan Rosiny.

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Referring to the latest developments in the Middle East, most researchers mention the domino effect. Do you think this is the correct description of what is going on? Read more…