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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) listens to his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev as they deliver joint statements following their meeting in Jerusalem, on November 10, 2016. / AFP / POOL / HEIDI LEVINE (Photo credit should read HEIDI LEVINE/AFP/Getty Images)

Netanyahu: Israel Will Prevent Iran From Arming Militias in Syria

Israel will prevent Iran from establishing a military presence in Syria, and will continue to intervene to stop Iran arming Hezbollah and other Shiite militias there, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Russian counterpart, Dmitry Medvedev, on Thursday in Jerusalem.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attends the East Asia Summit at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre in Kuala Lumpur, November 22, 2015, on the sidelines of his participation in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.

Russia PM Warns Foreign Offensive in Syria Could Spark ‘World War’

Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev warned Thursday that if Arab forces entered the Syrian war they could spark a “new world war” and urged ceasefire talks instead. Asked about proposals by some Arab countries to enter

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Turkish Kurd MPs Visit Victims of Turkish Airstrikes in Iraq

Members of the Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey recently traveled to Iraqi Kurdistan to inspect Turkey’s airstrike against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). At the same time, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev expressed doubt Turkey has attacked the PKK camps.

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Ukraine Drops Non-Aligned Status, Opens Door to NATO

Ukraine’s new Parliament voted to end all blocks on forming alliances with foreign military. The bill pushes Ukraine closer to a NATO membership, which caused backlash from Russia.