Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered a partial pullout of Russian forces from Syria. The move comes as UN-brokered peace talks resume in Geneva. Russia began carrying out air strikes in Syria more than five months ago.
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.
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.
US President Donald Trump is expected to "decertify" the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran. Germany has defended the agreement and warned that a US withdrawal would push the EU to Russia and China.
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.
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