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The political and military intrigues going on in Syria.
Iran is feeling expansive, and Russia seems quite fine with Israel's actions to keep Iran in check.
Israel's Ambassador to Russia was summoned following IAF airstrike, as there were reportedly Russian troops near the strike zone.
Israel is in a period of diplomatic progress.
The two men discussed the situation in Syria, in the context of joint efforts to combat international terrorism, and examined the main areas of bilateral cooperation.
DM Liberman arrived at the Pentagon at midday Tuesday for talks with US Defense Secy James Mattis. The top item on the agenda: Iran.
how should PM Netanyahu react to Putin in an upcoming meeting this Thursday
Originally, the Russians were prepared to renege on the $800 million contract they signed in 2007 to sell Iran the S-300 missile system, because of objections from the United States and Israel.
The British and the Dutch, according to former anonymous American officials speaking to the Times, provided information on meetings between President Vladimir Putin's and Trump's associates in European cities.
Salehi quoted historian Arnold Toynbee, who predicted that if the Islamic people were freed from their shackles, the world would see the emergence of a civilization which would challenge the West.
“The loss sustained by Russia is grave and irreplaceable,” said Churkin’s deputy, Pyotr Ilyichev.
It remains to be seen how Iran will view Russia's entering a long-term cooperation deal with the UAE.
“I think peace is only possible, when none of the parties to the conflict think they can win. "
Israeli Defense Minister Liberman met with Russia's FM Lavrov on the sidelines of the conference.
Secy-Gen. Stoltenberg to Lithuanian PM: "With NATO you will never lose that independence."
It is the first time an Iranian facility has been used by a foreign military force since World War 2.
The European Union is working to remain united after Brexit, and what it perceives as a threat in US Pres. Trump's new unpredictable foreign policies.
US Pres. Trump and Russia's Pres. Putin reportedly agreed in a phone call to coordinate efforts to "crush" ISIS in Syria and maintain "regular personal contacts."
Russian news sources reporting the announced publication noted that in Russia the Goebbels diaries are included in the federal list of banned extremist materials, by a court order.
Russia is brokering reconciliation talks between Hamas and Fatah in Moscow; both ask for help with the new US president-elect.
US President-elect Donald Trump is making cyber defense a priority in his new administration, citing hacking by Russia and China to show why it's needed.
The agreements had been kept secret for almost a year, and were publicized only because the Trump administration indicated it was planning to go public with them.