Saudi Visit Signals Putin's Growing Middle East Influence
President Vladimir Putin signaled Moscow's growing Middle East clout on Monday on his first visit to Saudi Arabia in over a decade, buoyed by Russian military gains in Syria, strong ties with Riyadh's regional rivals and energy cooperation.
Putin to Saudi Energy Minister: Buy Our Gas, Save Your Oil
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih to buy Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) in order to spare Saudi Arabia’s oil, the Interfax news agency reported citing him as saying on Friday.
Putin to Visit Iran on Wednesday to Meet with leaders of Iran and Azerbaijan
The Russian President Vladimir Putin will make a working visit to Tehran on November 1, 2017 to attend a trilateral meeting with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani and President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.
Bahrain King Calls on Qatar to Rectify Policy Approach, Commit to Previous Promises
The Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa called on Qatar to rectify its policy approach.
Kremlin: Putin Discusses Qatar Dispute with Bahrain King
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the dispute between Qatar and several other Arab states with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa in a telephone call, the Kremlin said on Saturday.
Powerful Saudi Prince to Meet Putin in Russia
Russia and Saudi Arabia praised their growing partnership in oil markets and dialogue on Syria on Tuesday, in a formidable departure from past hostilities between top global producers and major players in the Middle East.
Bahrain King Meets Russian FM, Hails Russia’s Role in Restoring Security in Syria
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa met (January 31, 2017), in Abu Dhabi, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and discussed with him solid relations binding the two friendly countries and cooperation in all fields.