Russians face risk of Syria ground war

Military experts warn of challenge, but issue is taboo to Kremlin

Fortress Russia offers west a cosy deal

On offer is a relationship that permits fluid interpretation of global rules, writes Lilia Shevtsova

US warns Moscow over escalation in Syria

Nato steps up support for Turkey against Russia

Netanyahu cancels trip after violent clashes

Fears grow after Palestinian attacks in Israeli cities

A russian frigate in the Caspian sea fires a missile at Syria on Wednesday 7th October 2015.

Russia fires cruise missiles into Syria

Air strikes back ground offensive by Assad forces against rebels

Saudi Arabia pressed to defend Syria rebels

Sunni clerics demand action in response to Russian air strikes

Isis says it carried out Yemen attack

Isis expansion into country would complicate its civil war

Russia’s reckless Middle East adventure

Putin thinks that by storming into Syria he has taken rightful leadership of the winning coalition

Turkey warns Russia of fallout over Syria

Erdogan remarks follow incursions into Turkish airspace

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Outside powers at risk from Syria’s fire

Proxy wars can be very dangerous for the nations that are fuelling the conflict

Assad praises Russia’s new role in Syria

President calls the US-led anti-Isis coalition a failure as Moscow continues air strikes

Moscow scuppers Syria no-fly zone plan

Ramping up of coalition efforts may have precipitated Russian intervention

Putin risks Syria quagmire over US duel

Russian president goes out of his way to undermine US counterpart

Jerusalem: City of ruins

The Old City is overcrowded and its buildings suffering, victims of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Russia carries out more strikes in Syria

Concern that targets are anti-government rebels rather than Isis jihadis

West fears Russia’s military endgame

Questions emerge over Putin’s goal in conflict

US rebukes Russia over Syria air strikes

Washington rejects Moscow claims that attacks aimed at Isis

Russia exposes EU divisions on Syria

Intervention greeted with contrasting responses from EU states

Diplomacy behind Russia’s Syrian bombs

Obama and Putin’s hopes of rescuing country look overblown

Putin attempts to come in from the cold

The US should treat Russia’s Syria initiative with extreme caution