Videos emerged Monday afternoon purporting to show the downing of a Syrian (or Russian) aircraft in eastern Ghouta, now social media's debating what happened. (Twitter)
October 05, 2015 - 14:47 GMT
Was it Russian, Syrian? Technical failure or shoot-down? Here come the social media wars.
Lebanese security forces conduct operations in the country's Bekaa Valley. (AFP/File)
October 05, 2015 - 12:33 GMT
A second bomb was discovered after security forces cordoned off the area. No injuries were reported int the attack.
Russian Air Force Su-24 bombers fly Feb. 11 during a military exercise in southern Russia. (AFP/Sergey Venyavsky)
October 05, 2015 - 10:30 GMT
A Russian plane reportedly violated Turkish air space in the Yayladagi/Hatay region when it was intercepted by two F-16s from the Turkish Air Force, which were patrolling the region.
The Kurdish YPG made some significant strides against Daesh in the north. (AFP/File)
October 05, 2015 - 09:32 GMT
From YPG clashes in Hasakah, to regime control in As-Suwayda, these images may clarify the country's territorial disputes.
David Cameron said Russia was targeting anti-Assad rebels over Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
October 05, 2015 - 09:00 GMT
British Prime Minister David Cameron said Russian military action in Syria would make the region more unstable during an interview with the BBC.
Bashar al-Assad accused the West of
October 05, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed the US-led coalition for the expansion of Daesh in the country.
A file picture taken on June 19, 2010 shows the Arch of Triumph among the Roman ruins of Palmyra, 220 kms northeast of the Syrian capital Damascus. (AFP/File)
October 05, 2015 - 07:27 GMT
Daesh allegedly obliterated the two-thousand-year-old Arch of Triumph with explosives.
The Lebanese border town of Arsal is host to thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing conflict in Syria. (AFP/File)
October 05, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Unknown gunmen in a black SUV gunned down Syrian national Abdullah Abou Hassan in the northern Lebanese border town of Arsal on Sunday.
Russia's military support for the Syrian regime has been a major source of controversy as the international community continues to call for President Bashar al-Assad's removal. (AFP/File)
October 05, 2015 - 01:16 GMT
This map is pretty laughable.
A Sukhoi Su-24 fighter jet operated by the Russian air force, similar to those being used to bomb targets in Syria. (Wikimedia/Alexander Mishin)
October 04, 2015 - 17:27 GMT
Russian defense officials said their country's warplanes struck ten Daesh targets in embattled Syria on Sunday.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan answered reporters' questions on Russia, the status of a US-backed train-and-equip program, and recent events in Turkey. (AFP/File)
October 04, 2015 - 15:32 GMT
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters Russia's recent actions in Syria will only serve to isolate it form other countries in the region.