By Daniel Costa-Roberts
MetroJet flight 9268 and its 224 passengers and crew lifted off from the Egyptian resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh shortly before 6 a.m. Saturday morning. Just 23 minutes later, the flight lost contact with ground control and plunged more than…
By PBS NewsHour
How significant is the Obama administration decision to send special forces into Syria to help combat the Islamic State? And how does the move impact diplomatic efforts to end the war? Judy Woodruff gets reaction from Joshua Landis of the…
Secretary of State John Kerry met with counterparts from Russia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia to work on finding a political settlement for the Syrian conflict, following a Moscow meeting between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Chief…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow -- his first known trip abroad since the Syrian civil war began in 2011. Also, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew criticism…
By News Desk
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad traveled to Moscow on Tuesday to personally thank Russian President Vladimir Putin for his military support.
In our news wrap Wednesday, American and Russian military officials held their third round of video conferencing in an attempt to set rules for airspace above Syria after a close call over the weekend. Also, Iraqi forces say they’ve launched…
Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, which crashed last July in Eastern Ukraine, was likely blown apart by a Russian-built missile, according to Dutch investigators. The safety board also concluded that the missile was shot from an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
In our news wrap Tuesday, U.S. and Russian jets reportedly flew within miles of each other over Syria on Saturday. Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed Washington for a lack of coordination the competing air campaigns. Also, the Taliban announced it…
By Joshua Barajas
Dutch investigators have concluded that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile from a rebel-held area in Ukraine last year.
In Syria, Russian forces stepped up attacks on opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, bombing more than 50 targets over the past day. Sam Dagher, a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, joins Hari Sreenivasan via Skype from Beirut, to…
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