World Bulletin / News Desk
Syrian state television aired footage on Thursday of President Bashar al-Assad swearing in new defence minister Fahad Jassim al-Freij, the first images of the president since a bomb attack on Wednesday killed three senior official at a security meeting.
State television did not say where or when the footage was filmed but it will allay suspicions that Assad was killed in the attack.
ISIL group fighters have killed a senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria
At least two of the victims Arab Israelis while it was still unclear whether the other two were Arab Israeli or Palestinian
US officials claim 4 Russian misslies launched from Caspian Sea lands in Iran
US-based news agency's new tally shows 630 more causalities than Saudi Arabia-provided official toll.
At least 20 people were killed, and dozens injured, when a bomb-laden vehicle exploded at a marketplace
This time bombs targeted ISIL training camp, objectives were accomplished, says defense minister
It was the second alleged coalition air strike on a Yemeni wedding party in just over a week
Russia denies US claim that four Syria-bound missiles crashed in Iran: defence ministry
Egypt’s parliamentary election scheduled to be held in two phases starting Oct. 18-19
Russia contributes to stability and security near Turkey's borders, says Kremlin
Tests on blood samples from 35 Kurdish fighters reveal traces of mustard gas
Comparing Syria to Yugoslavia’s break-up, former MI6 head says Syrian president could remain in power for a long time
UN signals optimism after battling sides show signs of willingness to participate in UN-brokered peace talks
According to media reports, Israel will submit more requests to Russians in exchange for 'attractive' offers to facilitate Russian army’s military operations in Syria
Several states want IMF to provide financing to affected counties on concessional terms