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November 26, 2015

Egyptians protest the government's targeting of journalists in its crackdown on dissent. (AFP/File)
20:30 GMT
Egypt's draconian protest law has essentially made any form of protest illegal.
United States special forces conduct training exercises. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
Around 50 US special forces reportedly arrived at the Syrian border town of Kobane.
A worker sweeps at the closed Ras Jdir crossing between Libya and Tunisia, 180 kilometers west of Tripoli on December 3, 2011. (AFP/Mahmud Turkia)
19:30 GMT
Tunisian authorities moved to close the border following an attack that killed 14 presidential guardsmen in Tunis.
Soldiers patrol along Niger's border with Nigeria, near the south-eastern city of Bosso, on May 25, 2015. (AFP/Issouf Sanogo)
18:30 GMT
Boko Haram militants raided hundreds of homes in a village in the Diffa region. 19 people have been killed but the death toll is likely to rise given the number of those seriously injured.
A Palestinian protester climbs Israel’s controversial separation barrier during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration against Israeli settlements and its separation wall, in the West Bank village of Nilin near the Jewish settlement. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
Israel's minister for military affairs Moshe Ya'alon announced plans to build a barrier near the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron).
A file photo shows an Israeli F-16 moments after take-off. (AFP/File)
17:30 GMT
A senior Israeli official said his country will not take military action against Russian jets that cross into Israeli airspace.
Palestinian relatives and friends carry the body of 21-year-old Yahya Taha, who was killed during clashes with Israeli soldiers in the West Bank village of Qatanna, during his funeral on November 26, 2015. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
17:13 GMT
This is the third Palestinian shot and killed today during clashes with Israeli forces in al-Arrub refugee camp, located in northern Hebron.
Russia announced its intention to deploy its most hi-tech missile defense system in Latakia. (
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.
Muslim women protest about France’s decision to ban the veil. (AFP/File)
16:30 GMT
A Muslim social worker filed a lawsuit after she was fired from her job for wearing hijab. However, the court ruled in favor of the employer.
A Panavia Tornado combat aircraft operated by the German air force, similar to those being sent to Syria. (Wikimedia)
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)
15:30 GMT
Pro-Assad forces launched a massive attack on a Turkmen town in Northwest Syria.
Egyptians hold pictures of Islamist Sayed Bilal, who died in detention, during a demonstration demanding justice on January 6, 2012, in Cairo, on the first anniversary of his death. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
15:00 GMT
Four Luxor officers are being questioned over the death of Talaat Shabib, who died two hours after being arrested on suspicion of drug possession. Relatives believe he was killed and torture by police.
Pope Tawadros II, the leader of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Christian Church, during his enthronement ceremony at Saint Mark’s Coptic Cathedral in Cairo. (AFP/File)
14:00 GMT
The Egyptian Coptic Pope is going to a funeral in Jerusalem, but maintains a ban on pilgrimages to the Holy Land under Israeli rule.
A picture taken on November 17, 2015 shows a girl standing in a window in the old city of the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
13:00 GMT
Airstrikes were carried out in the northern Saada province, targeting the city of Baqam.
Forensics experts are currently investigating if the man killed in police custody was subjected to torture prior to his death. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Police violently dispersed and arrested the relatives of a 47-year-old man who died in custody as they gathered outside a Luxor police station to protest his death.
The Saudi Interior Ministry in Riyadh. (AFP/Bilal Qabalan)
12:00 GMT
Saudi Arabia added a dozen Hezbollah leaders to their "terrorism list" and will freeze their assets.
A screenshot from a youtube video promoting the Kuwaiti spring camps for families. (Youtube)
11:30 GMT
Kuwait is monitoring its spring camps for possible Daesh activity.
Ballots sit on a table as polling station officials count the votes at the end of the second round of voting for Egypt's parliamentary election in the capital Cairo on November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
The highest participation rate was in South Sinai, where 41.6 percent of eligible voters took part.
An aid convoy in Syria in 2014. (AFP/Jalaa Marey)
10:30 GMT
A Russian airstrike hit a humanitarian aid convoy in Aleppo on Wednesday.
An Israeli border guard stands in front of a damaged car at the spot where a Palestinian man was shot by Israeli forces after reportedly ramming a vehicle into a number of Israeli troops, wounding two soldiers and one border policeman, at the Tapuah junction, south of Nablus in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
10:12 GMT
According to Israeli police, a Palestinian man exited a taxi at the Zaatara (Tappuah) military checkpoint south of Nablus and attempted to stab a soldier. He was then shot on site several times before being pronounced dead at the scene.
Jordanian King Abdullah attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
King Abdullah expressed support for Tunisia after Daesh claimed responsibility for a bus attack, which killed at least 12 people.
Syrian women take part in an anti-government protest in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on April 13, 2013. (AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)
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.
The 36 people are believed to have been taken to an unknown location. (AFP/File)
09:30 GMT
Some 36 people were abducted by Daesh militants in Iraq’s northern province of Salahuddin, according to al-Forat news agency.
A Hezbollah fighter looks out over Syria. (AFP/File)
09:25 GMT
Reports indicate that Hezbollah killed a Beirut bombing suspect during an operation in Syria.
A paper plane placed outside of the Turkish embassy in Russia. (AFP/Dmitry Serebryakov)
09:00 GMT
The Turkish embassy in Lebanon is increasing security, fears being targeted after Russian plane downing.
Palestinians carry a wounded friend during fighting in the West Bank on October 30. (AFP/File)
08:45 GMT
A Palestinian was shot in the head by IDF forces early Thursday, marking 100 Palestinians killed in the current wave of fighting.
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Jordanian King Abdullah at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT
Iran said Turkey made a "big mistake" for downing a Russian jet, after a pilot was killed.
The Daesh network continues to control large swathes of land in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/File)
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?
Children walk through the rubble after an airstrike in Sana'a, north of Taiz. (AFP/File)
08:02 GMT
UN aid trucks are not being allowed into Taiz, where over 200,000 civilians require desperate emergency assistance.
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)
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 Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, after the US airstrike. (AFP/File)
07:19 GMT
The US Army investigation into the Kunduz hospital airstrike shows "gross negligence" by US forces.
The US Treasury Building in Washington, DC. (AFP/Karen Bleier)
07:03 GMT
The US Treasury Department imposed sanctions against people and businesses in Russia that actively support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Egyptian election officials sit in an empty polling station during the second day of the first stage of parliamentary elections October 19, 2015. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
06:00 GMT
A watchdog agency recorded 60 cases of interfering with journalists during the recent round of elections in Egypt.
Tunisian police continue to investigate the wreckage of the bombed bus in Tunis, Tunisia. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
05:30 GMT
Daesh officially claimed responsibility for the bus bombing that killed thirteen and wounded 20 in Tunis, Tunisia.
A young Egyptian woman casts her vote at a polling station in the capital Cairo on November 23, 2015, on the second day of the final round of the country's parliamentary elections. (AFP/Khaled Desouki)
05:00 GMT
The Egyptian Center for Women’s Rights said 19 women will compete for seats in the runoffs for Egypt's second phase of parliamentary elections.

November 25, 2015

The suicide rate for children in Egypt has risen dramatically in 2015. (AFP/File)
19:30 GMT
At least 44 Egyptian children have committed suicide in 2015 - and the number is rising.
A video emerged online of the Russian jet being shot down. (screenshot)
19:00 GMT
The surviving Russian fighter pilot claims they were never in Turkish airspace and received no warnings.
The Tunisian bus bombing is the latest a string of Daesh-affiliated attacks in MENA. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
18:00 GMT
Hezbollah condemns the recent bombings in Egypt and Tunisia, and calls for solidarity against terrorism.
Taliban fighters have kidnapped Afghan National Army soldiers after their helicopter crashed. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT
The Afghan National Army launched a mission to rescue eight soldiers who were taken captive by the Taliban after their helicopter crashed.
Prisoners are protesting not receiving pardons at the Samail jail in Oman. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
Omani officials deny media reports of a mass hunger strike at the Samail jail.
Israeli soldiers gather at the site of a stabbing attack at Al-Fawwar junction near the flashpoint city of Hebron on November 25, 2015. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
15:44 GMT
Muhammad Ismail Shubaki, a 19-year-old Palestinian, was shot and critically injured after stabbing an Israeli soldier near the al-Fawwar refugee camp.
Tunisia is currently in a state of emergency after a bus bombing killed a dozen people Tuesday. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
15:30 GMT
Egypt shows solidarity and sympathy for Tunisia after a bus bombing killed a dozen guards on Tuesday.
Israeli soldiers detain a Palestinian youth during protests in the West Bank. (AFP/File)
15:00 GMT
Israeli forces raided the Qalandiya and Jenin refugee camps, as well as various other locations in Hebron and Nablus, arresting a total of 24 Palestinians.
A woman walks in a hallway on June 17, 2015 at the Grand Mosque in Paris, on the eve of the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has warned of an increase in Islamophobia since Daesh orchestrated a deadly string of attacks in Paris on November 13th,
A former meeting between Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov was reportedly cancelled yesterday. (AFP/File)
14:16 GMT
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will meet with his Russian counterpart following the downing of a Russian jet on the Syrian border.
Tripoli, Lebanon has seen an increase in Daesh activity in recent months. (AFP/Ibrahim Chalhoub)
14:00 GMT
The Lebanese Army arrested a Daesh militant who had been planning suicide attacks on multiple sites in Tripoli.
Guards outside an Egyptian court. (AFP/File)
13:25 GMT
A Giza court received a bomb threat the day after a deadly bombing on the hotel of polling judges.
Tourism in Egypt is expected to drop by 13 percent in 2015/2016 compared to the previous year. (AFP/Eric Peirmont)
13:00 GMT
British Airways and EasyJet will not offers flight to Sharm el-Sheikh until January 2016 following government advice.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi stands beside his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during joint military exercises. (AFP/File)
12:45 GMT
The announcement follows President Sisi's meeting with Russia's defense minister on Tuesday.
Tunisian police inspect the bombed bus on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Fethi Belaid)
12:38 GMT
After yesterday's bus bombing, Tunisia declared a 30 day state of emergency.
An AC-130 warplane operated by the United States air force, similar to the aircraft that conducted the strike. (Wikimedia/File)
12:17 GMT
The US AC-130 aircraft responsible for the bombing received the wrong coordinates that directed it to an open field.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks to the media at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Maxim Shipenkov)
12:03 GMT
In a statement, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says he has "serious doubts" that the downing of a Russian jet was unintentional.
As the moon rises behind them, Israeli soldiers work stand by a checkpoint near the West Bank city of Ramallah, on November 24. (AFP/Jacquelyn Martin)
11:32 GMT
The Palestinian suspect was shot and injured at the scene of an alleged stabbing attack at a Hebron checkpoint. The Israeli victim was left in severe condition and transferred to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.
Israeli soldiers man a checkpoint at one of the entrances of the West Bank city of Hebron, on November 23, 2015. (AFP/Hazem Bader)
10:46 GMT
Israeli forces were deployed to search for the suspect and contain the situation.
Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
Khamenei stated that Iran will defend the Palestinian people in their Intifada in any way possible.
White phosphorus burning on the ground in a file photo. (AFP/File)
10:23 GMT
A civilian network of journalists stated that white phosphorous, a deadly incendiary chemical weapon, is being used in airstrikes in Raqqa.
A US helicopter flies over Afghanistan's Jalalabad Airport. (AFP/File)
10:16 GMT
A Taliban spokesman said around five Afghan troops were killed during a shootout following the crash.
US President Barack Obama (left) and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan shake hands during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Antalya, on November 15, 2015. (AFP/Saul Loeb)
10:00 GMT
Turkish President Erdogan and US President Obama discussed the Tuesday incident over a phone call and agreed that it was a violation of Turkey's airspace, justifying Turkey's actions.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) meets with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas upon his arrival to the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Jacquelyn Martin)
09:30 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry met with Netanyahu hours before joining the Palestinian President in Ramallah as part of his Middle East tour.
A cameraman films a paper plane placed outside the Turkish embassy in Moscow on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Dmitry Serebryakov)
09:29 GMT
Fighter jets shot down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M Fencer after it violated Turkish airspace on Tuesday. One of the two pilots was killed immediately, and the other has recently been rescued by the Syrian army.
Demonstrators protest police civil rights abuses in New York. (AFP/Timothy Clary)
09:15 GMT
Following the recent attacks in Paris, a wave of Islamophobia is sweeping across America, drawing dangerous parallels between Muslims and terrorism. Charles Blow discusses how being anti-Muslim is anti-American.
Security at Cairo International Airport has been the subject of much scrutiny following the deadly crash of a Russian passenger plane in October. (AFP/File)
08:58 GMT
Explosives had been previously detected in two US bound DHL packages at Cairo International Airport.
Canada's refugee minister John McCallum cited delays in establishing infrastructures as the reason for pushing back the deadline. (AFP/File)
08:29 GMT
Canada will be giving priority to full families, women, and members of the LGBT community.
Russia has been carrying out airstrikes in Syria since late September. (AFP/File)
08:25 GMT
Officials called for calm despite escalating tension after a Russian fighter jet was shot down by Turkey for allegedly violating its airspace.
Austrian teens Samra Kesinovic (left), and her friend Sabina Selimovic married Daesh militants shortly after arriving in Syria. (Facebook)
08:02 GMT
Austrian teen Samra Kesinovic, who fled to Syria and married a Daesh fighter was reportedly beaten to death for attempting to flee the militant group's stronghold of Raqqa.
The helicopter was reportedly shot down by Syrian rebels during a rescue operation. (RT/YouTube)
07:41 GMT
A Russian marine was reportedly killed by Syrian rebel fire in a helicopter crash during a rescue operation to retrieve two pilots aboard a Russian fighter jet, which had been previously shot down by Turkey.
Hundreds of Palestinian minors remain in Israeli custody despite criticism from human rights groups. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
An eight-year-old Palestinian boy was handcuffed and blind-folded during his arrest by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank town of Hebron.
The United States has asked Egypt not to send packages or mail on passenger aircraft destined for the US. (AFP/File)
06:00 GMT
The parcels weighed about 10 kg and were loaded with explosive substances.
Lebanon has passed through 30 elections without selecting a president. (AFP/Jospeh Eid)
05:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama sent a letter to Prime Minister Tammam Salam urging action by Lebanese leaders.

November 24, 2015

US President Barack Obama speaks during a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 24, 2015. (AFP/Nicholas Kamm)
20:00 GMT
US President Barack Obama met today with French President Francois Hollande to discuss their joint strategy against Daesh.
Syrian refugees cross the border into Turkey at the Akcakale crossing. (AFP/File)
18:30 GMT
Turkey currently hosts the highest number of Syrian refugees in the world.
Migrants from Africa often pass through Egypt's Sinai desert to reach Israel. (AFP/File)
18:00 GMT
On Monday Egyptian border guards killed five Sudanese nationals who were attempting to cross into Israel.
Tunisian security forces are deployed outside a house in the town of Oued Ellil, on October 23, 2014 (AFP Photo/Fethi Belaid)
17:21 GMT
Witnesses reported seeing an explosion hit a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunis.
Reporters Without Borders activists take part in a protest in front of an Iran Air agency in Paris, on July 10, 2012. (AFP/Loic Venance)
17:00 GMT
Sayed Ahmed al-Mousawi is accused of giving mobile phone SIM cards to protesters and taking photos of demonstrations against the ruling Al Khalifa regime.
Olivier Corel, the "white emir" of the chain of Artigat in Ariege, is being directly targeted by a search conducted on Tuesday by the French police. (AFP/File)
16:41 GMT
Olivier Corel is said to be close to the individual identified as the voice claiming responsibility for the Paris attacks.
Lavrov also called on Russians not to visit Turkey, citing high-level terrorism threats. (AFP/File)
16:23 GMT
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was set to meet his Turkish counterpart in Istanbul.
Recently leaked documents have revealed several phone conversations between Tony Blair and Muammar Gaddafi. (AFP/File)
16:08 GMT
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair will face questions about his role in orchestrating British foreign policy towards Libya.
Israeli security forces fire tear gas canisters to prevent Palestinians from approaching the Al-Jalama checkpoint. (AFP/File)
16:00 GMT
The explosive device was discovered in Jenin and was promptly neutralized.
Armed tribesmen from Yemen's Popular Resistance Committees hold positions west of Marib city October 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
15:50 GMT
Nasser Hassan Mohammed Al Balooshi was wounded during the the fight for the city of Marib.
A man in Riyadh wears protective gear as he herds his camels. (AFP/Fayez Nureldine)
15:30 GMT
The most recent death marks 548 deaths from MERS in Saudi since 2012.
A Palestinian protester clashes with Israeli troops along the border with Israel near El-Bureij, in the central Gaza Strip. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
14:34 GMT
A Palestinian protester clashes with Israeli troops (unseen) along the border with Israel near El-Bureij, in the central Gaza Strip
Car bombings, such as this one in Benghazi, are increasing in Libya. (AFP/File)
14:30 GMT
November has been a deadly month in Libya, with a car bomb hitting a major checkpoint on Tuesday.
Governor Mike Pence was vocal about his objections to receiving Syrian refugees in his state. (AFP/File)
14:17 GMT
The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has accused Indiana Governor Mike Pence for violating constitutional and civil rights.
A Russian Mi-17 helicopter. (AFP/Romeo Gacad)
14:02 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says a Syrian rebel group shot a Russian helicopter, forcing it to make an emergency landing in Latakia.
Afghan women walking in Jalalabad. (AFP/Noorullah Shirzada)
14:00 GMT
The EU called on the Afghan government to implement the Law on Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Migrants from Niger on May 14, 2014 near the fruit market in the Algerian town of Boufarik in the Blida province. (AFP/Farouk Batiche)
13:30 GMT
A fire has killed 18 African migrants in a camp housing about 600 people in Ouargla, southeast of Algiers.
Sinai Province has conducted a series of attack in northern Egypt. (AFP/File)
13:08 GMT
Sinai Province, the same group who downed the Russian passenger jet in October, claimed responsibility for today's car bomb in Al Arish.
Egypt's Defense Minister, Sedqi Sobhi, met the Russian Defense Minister in Cairo on Monday. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
The Russian and Egyptian Defense Ministers met late Monday, as part of a series of talks about Egypt and Russia collaborating on military movements.
A protester holds a placard reading 'Killer Russia! Get out from Syria' while he shouts slogans in front of the Russian Istanbul consulate during a demonstration against Russia's Syria policy on November 24, 2015 in Istanbul. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
13:00 GMT
Sergei Panov, Moscow’s envoy in Ankara, has been called to meet with acting undersecretary Ahmet Muhtar Gun after Turkish F-16s shot down a Russian warplane.
French navy engineers install a missile on a French Rafale fighter aircraft aboard the French Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier, November 23, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Russian and French fighter jets are set to intensify attacks against Daesh positions in the militant group's stronghold of Raqqa.
The US has been part of an international coalition to combat the growing presence of Daesh through airstrikes and aiding regional militias. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT
Defense officials are saying that the US Central Command was encouraged to distort reports submitted to the White House regarding progress made against Daesh.
US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a press conference with Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting at the Prime Minister's office in Jerusalem, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
12:17 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry said he fully supported Israel's right to 'self-defense' Tuesday amid ongoing violence between the Jewish state and Palestinians.
Turkish police officers secure the police station in the Sultanbeyli district of Istanbul on August 10, 2015 after a suspected suicide bomber nearby detonated a vehicle packed with explosives. (AFP/Ozan Kose)
12:00 GMT
Gunmen attacked the police station, located in Adana province, before leaving a car bomb outside. The bomb was detonated by police in a controlled blast.
An AFP journalist takes cover during an attack in Syria. (AFP/File)
11:30 GMT
Three Russian journalists were injured when a missile landed near their car in Syria.
After Turkey shot down a Russian warplane on Tuesday, the country is meeting with NATO and the UN to discuss airspace issues. (AFP/File)
11:00 GMT
Turkey is meeting with the UN and NATO after multiple Russian warplanes have crossed into their airspace.
An Israeli policeman stands in front of a damaged car at the spot where a Palestinian man was shot after reportedly ramming a vehicle into a number of Israeli troops, south of Nablus, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
A Palestinian man was shot and injured after reportedly ramming his car into Israeli security personnel in the West Bank city of Nablus.
French Rafale fighter jets return to the Charles-de-Gaulle aircraft carrier on November 23, 2015 after conducting airstrikes in Iraq and Syria. (AFP/Anne-Christine Poujoulat)
10:18 GMT
Airstrikes supporting ground troops targeted Daesh positions in Ramadi and Mosul, while more French airstrikes were carried out in Syria against Daesh's self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa.
A file photo of al-Shabaab fighters in 2012. (AFP/Mohamed Abdiwahab)
10:00 GMT
Somali militant group al-Shabaab is facing difficulty with factions defecting to Daesh.
Syrian anti-government protesters tearing down a portrait of late president Hafez al-Assad, right, and his son, President Bashar al-Assad, in Hama during the 'Day of Rage' demonstrations on 29 April. (AFP/File)
09:53 GMT
The "Upcoming Syria" campaign aims to counter the perception that the Syrian war is between the Alawi and Sunni population.
A video emerged of the fighter jet being shot down on Tuesday. (Screenshot)
09:34 GMT
The Russian Defence Ministry confirmed a fighter jet was shot down over the Turkey-Syria border but denied violating Turkey's airspace despite reported warnings.