At the close of the G20 summit in St. Petersberg, President Obama signaled he was not moving away from his push for military action against Syria. Host Vladimir Putin said that would destabilize the Middle East.
According to Israel's military, it struck the Syrian anti-aircraft battery after an Israeli aircraft was targeted over Lebanon. Israel has carried out dozens of attacks on suspected arms shipments to Hezbollah.
Turkey has said it sent troops into Idlib province to help establish a de-escalation zone in line with the Astana agreement. Syria has rejected that claim, saying the presence of Turkish troops was at odds with the deal.
Veteran striker Tim Cahill scored twice to beat ten-man Syria and send Australia into the World Cup play-offs. For the Syrians, despite taking an early lead, it was the end of their football fairytale.
Turkey is a NATO member, which makes the fact that it is planning to buy anti-aircraft systems from Russia more than a little unusual. Are Ankara and Moscow developing a closer partnership? Miodrag Soric comments.
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