The Russian Defence Ministry says 15 service people died in the incident off the Syrian coast after Israeli fighters forced the warplane into the path of regime air defence systems.
The House of Saud rules the country right now, but if Saudi Arabia wants to keep it that way, it will have to correct its course.
Omar al Bashir named Motazz Moussa as the country's prime minister. He replaces Bakri Hassan Saleh, who was appointed in 2017 as the country's first prime minister since Bashir came to power in 1989.
Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday called for a political solution to the crisis in Syria in a joint statement issued at the end of a trilateral summit in the Iranian capital Tehran.
Humanitarian workers are calling for a negotiated settlement to the Idlib crisis but will the Assad regime call off the military assault?
The attack on Monday on the outskirts of the city of Beni underscored the challenges authorities face in tackling a flare-up of the deadly disease in an active conflict zone stalked by dozens of armed groups.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif travelled to Damascus for talks with officials and is scheduled to meet Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad and Prime Minister Imad Khamis.
Egypt's archaeological team has found silos containing animal bones and food, indicating human habitation as early as 5,000 BC. That would be some 2,500 years before the Giza pyramids were built.
A total of 6,036 civilians had been killed in war-torn Syria since January.
At least six people were killed after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle outside the compound of a district headquarters in Somalia's capital.
A string of powerful blasts from the direction of a military airport in Damascus lit up the skies and shook the capital city in the early hours of the morning, residents and regime TV reported.
The Saudi-led coalition admitted Saturday that "mistakes" had been made in an August air strike on Yemen that killed 51 people including 40 children, adding that those responsible must be "punished."
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