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Rumble in the Ruble; but not in Yuan

Ruble, Moscow, Russia’s Central bank, monetary gold, 1997 Asian financial crisis, China, Wall Street, Riyadh

Low interest credit is way out for Ruble

A case can be made that for Moscow it would be a tremendous waste of hard-earned foreign exchange – to try to counter a rig against their currency they simpl

How US hands were forced on Iran sanctions

Iran sanctions, nuclear weapons programme, Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, 1991 Gulf War, Secretary of State John Kerry, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Israel’s defeat by Hezbollah in 2006, Russia, China, Paul Krugman, dollar

Kerry's interview is a give-away on Iran

Confirmation that international sanctions on Iran have at last been lifted is unequivocally a victory for Iran.

Russia won’t finish off IS in Syria

Vladimir Soloviev, The Saker, Russia 1, Daesh, Latakia, RASF, Russian AirSpace Force in Syria, Aleppo, Takfiri

Russia will not stay in Syria for long

Russia has no intention to stay put in Syria even if Islamic State (IS) isn’t wiped out. This was Putin’s goal anyway, comments The Saker.

Saudi monarchy is collapsing

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Abdullah, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Bashar al-Assad, Al Nusra, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Yemen, oil, Persian gulf, Raif Badawi, Karl Andree, Ali al-Nimr, Abdallah al-Zaher, Dawood al-Marhoon, Nimr al-Nimr, Ashraf Fayadh, Sigmar Gabriel, Shi‘ite Houthi, Aden, Sana’a, Taiz, Chechen, Bandar bin Sultan, Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, Khaled Bahah,

The House of Saud is coming apart at the seams

Is the Saudi monarchy coming apart at the seams? Scholars and journalists have long predicted the kingdom’s demise, but this time the forecasts may finally p

Modi-Putin warmth sends chill in West

Putin, Modi, ISIS in Syria, Russia-Turkey, Make in India, BRICS, SCO, G20, 220 Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets, Sukhoi, 129 Cheetah/Chetak helicopter, 200 Kamov-226T light helicopters, Reliance in Russia, Mahindra in Russia, Tata in Russia, Triumf anti-ballistic missile system, Akula-class nuclear submarine, Nuclear reactors in Andhra Pradesh, Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), One Belt/One Road (OBOR), India’s stake in Vankor oilfield, Indo-Russian pipeline, SU-30 aircrafts, T-90 tanks, BrahMos missiles, Rosneft

Putin-Modi broad smiles could make West sulk

Modi's visit to Russia looks to deepen ties between the two countries beyond the strategic framework. It surely would discomfit the West. 

IS-Turkish military friendly chat on video

Islamic State, IS, ISIS, Turkish border guards, Turkish military, Kurdish, Kobane

IS terrorists-Turkish border guards in friendly chat on video

A video has emerged of ISIS jihadists having a lovely chit-chat with Turkish border guards.