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No luck for Russian athletes who hoped to avoid the Russian federation’s ban from the Rio Paralympics. Their latest appeal has been rejected, meaning they will not be allowed to take part as individuals.
Islam Karimov has ruled Uzbekistan for more than 25 years. His power there is greater than that of Putin in Russia. Reports the authoritarian president is seriously ill have raised questions about the country’s future.
Egypt’s relations with Russia and Saudi Arabia will help in resolving the crisis, but only if Egypt manages its relationships well
The Russian parties demanded the provision of these devices, and that airports be ready for inspection, says EHCAAN chairperson
Russian fighter jets had temporary permission to fly missions over Syria from Iran. Then Iran’s parliament said no. The relationship between Iran and Russia has always lacked trust.
A road map has been drawn that will lead to the resumption of flights between Egypt and Russia, says Fathy
Russia has pulled its warplanes out of Iran after conducting airstrikes on Syria from an Iranian base.
Tensions between Ukraine and Russia have been rising in recent weeks.
In the first of a two-part interview, Al-Sisi discusses Egypt’s position on foreign affairs-related issues. The second part of the interview, which focuses on domestic affairs, will be published Tuesday
Ground services lost more than EGP 300m when Russia halted its direct flights to and from Egypt
A Russian delegation is set to visit Egypt at the end of August to finalise the decision on resuming direct flights
A quarter century after the August Coup, Dmitry Bykov, one of Russia’s most famous intellectuals, journalists and opposition figures reflects on the days that effectively led to the end of the Soviet Union.
The resumption of direct flights between Russia and Egypt is simply “a matter of time”, says civil aviation minister
UN envoy Staffan de Mistura symbolically ended a meeting on Syria after saying no aid convoys reached besieged cities. He said the time had come for Russia and the United States to both push for an Aleppo ceasefire.
Egypt, India keen to increase trade, cooperation, as India assists in renewable energy, vocational training development
Egyptian-Russian bilateral relations have been fostered following the ouster of Morsi
Delegation to refer its report to Russian president to issue final decision on resumption of direct flights to Sharm El-Sheikh
Russia has said it launched strikes against the so-called “Islamic State” from air bases in Iran. It’s a noticeable change of strategy for Moscow as it continues to aid the regime of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.
The Russian delegation will release a report following the inspection, which will include their decision to resume flights or not
Meeting of the Turkish and Russian leaders put an end to tension between the two countries. Both Erdogan and Putin are eyeing rapprochement. However, energy expert Necdet Pamir is skeptical of the promises made.
Weekend airstrikes by unspecified belligerents have destroyed a hospital in northern Syria, Doctors Without Borders reports. Elsewhere, recent attacks by Russia have flattened opposition areas of Aleppo.
The presidents of Russia and Turkey are expected to repair relations and revive a gas pipeline project at a meeting in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. There is, however, one key issue on the table, DW’s Andrey Gurkov writes.
Russia delivered Thursday a Molniya RKA-32 corvette to Egypt as a “gift”, according to military spokesperson
Russian electoral commission invites 89 countries, organisations, and diplomats to monitor the parliamentary elections
After the decision not to impose a general ban on Russian athletes from competing at the Olympics in Brazil, IOC President Thomas Bach has faced widespread criticism. In Russia, though, the news was greeted with relief.
Following the CAS verdict on Russia’s track and field ban for Rio, the IOC must follow up by excluding Russia completely, says DW’s Stefan Nestler. Yet such a step should only be the beginning.
Minister of Civil Aviation was informed of expected security cooperation protocol during visit to Russia
Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren says his team established the pattern “beyond a reasonable doubt.” He told reporters in Toronto that Russia’s secret service, sports ministry and its anti-doping agency were all involved.
A report into allegations of state-sponsored Russian doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics is to be published in Toronto. Draft requests to ban Russia from Rio have already circulated, prompting separate criticism.
The visit touched upon several issues, confirming the strength of Egyptian-Russian bilateral relations