- Alexander Lavrentiev relayed Putin’s congratulations to Assad on the capital’s recapture.
- Russia has backed Syria’s government for several decades but intervened militarily in its war in 2015.
- The coins will begin circulating in the market as of Thursday along with notes, which will be gradually phased out
- France and Saudi Arabia will co-host an international conference on Yemen in Paris
- More than 10,000 people have been killed in a war that has displaced 3 million internally
- Juan Antonio Pizzi’s side are in Zurich on a three-week training camp
- SAFF have left no stone turned in preparing the team for their first appearance at the finals since 2006