A French Rafale fighter aircraft takes off with bombs from the French aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle, in the eastern Mediterranean sea, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 12:02 GMT
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius suggested his government was open-minded to working with Syrian troops to combat Daesh.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a press conference with French President at the Kremlin in Moscow, November 26, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called for economic sanctions on Turkey amid escalating tension between both countries.
United States special forces conduct training exercises. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 20:00 GMT
Around 50 US special forces reportedly arrived at the Syrian border town of Kobane.
A file photo shows an Israeli F-16 moments after take-off. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
A senior Israeli official said his country will not take military action against Russian jets that cross into Israeli airspace.
Russia announced its intention to deploy its most hi-tech missile defense system in Latakia. (
November 26, 2015 - 17:00 GMT
A US official said the US military is concerned about the deployment of Russia S-400 missile defense system in the Syrian province of Latakia.
A Panavia Tornado combat aircraft operated by the German air force, similar to those being sent to Syria. (Wikimedia)
November 26, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
The aircraft will conduct the missions over Syria at the request of the French government.
Thousands of Syrian Turkmen have been displaced by sudden pro-regime violence in their towns. (AFP/Miguel Medina)
November 26, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
Pro-Assad forces launched a massive attack on a Turkmen town in Northwest Syria.
The enigmatic Russian leader has said a lot of things. But not this.  (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 14:54 GMT
The enigmatic Russian leader has said a lot of things. But not this.
Syrian legendary actress Samia al Jazaeri turns 69. (
November 26, 2015 - 13:37 GMT
Syrian legendary actress Samia al Jazaeri turns 69.
An aid convoy in Syria in 2014. (AFP/Jalaa Marey)
November 26, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A Russian airstrike hit a humanitarian aid convoy in Aleppo on Wednesday.
Syrian women take part in an anti-government protest in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 13, 2013. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
November 26, 2015 - 09:52 GMT
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) regime forces have been responsible for the deaths of nearly 19,000 women.
A Hezbollah fighter looks out over Syria. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 09:25 GMT
Reports indicate that Hezbollah killed a Beirut bombing suspect during an operation in Syria.
The Daesh network continues to control large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 08:29 GMT
Daesh is a menace that won't go away easily. The US and its allies have laid out many strategies in recent months to stop the group, but what is the best way to put a stop to this militant network?
British Prime Minister David Cameron talks with Royal Navy personnel as they stand alongside a Royal Navy Wildcat multi-role helicopter in London, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 07:21 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to set out a "comprehensive strategy" against Daesh Thursday amid increasing pressure from politicians to approve airstrikes in Syria.
The US Treasury Building in Washington, DC. (AFP/Karen Bleier)
November 26, 2015 - 07:03 GMT
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions against people and businesses in Russia that actively support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Syrian businessman George Heswani had already been sanctioned by the EU in March. (Inside Biz)
November 26, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The US Treasure Department has sanctioned the Syrian owners of HESCO Engineering and Construction Company and two Russians for its business associations with Daesh and the Assad regime.