A suspected Saudi-led air strike killed at least 13 people at a wedding in a rebel-held town in Yemen, witnesses and the rebels said Thursday, even as UN peace efforts made headway.
Vladimir Putin marked his 63rd birthday on Wednesday with a focus on Syria, as supporters sang his praises - comparing him to a range of heroic figures from Buddha to Batman.
Gunfire erupted in a Shiite town in Saudi Arabia Wednesday after police sealed it off with armoured vehicles, a resident said.
Russian warplanes have carried out "intense" new strikes in two Syrian provinces, a monitoring group said Wednesday.
NATO's chief accused Russia on Tuesday of deliberately violating Turkey's airspace during bombing raids on Syria, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Moscow it risked losing an ally.
A hotel in Yemen's second city of Aden where Prime Minister Khaled Bahah was staying with members of the government was on fire on Tuesday after being hit by three rockets, a security source and witnesses said.
A top leader of Iraq’s Popular Mobilisation paramilitary organisation said on Monday that Baghdad had turned to Russia because the US-led coalition was not serious about fighting the Islamic State group.
Russian TV has taken its gung-ho coverage of airstrikes in Syria to another level by airing cheery weather forecasts for its fighter jets bombing Syria.