Tensions are common between the two nuclear-armed neighbours in the mountainous border terrain, but this month's fighting was their deadliest encounter in over 50 years.
Meanwhile, Iraqi officials express "deep regret" at the death of protesters during weeks of unrest but defended Baghdad's handling of the situation.
Several others were wounded during clashes in Yemen's second city Aden as violence flares between pro-government fighters and those seeking an independent south.
Israeli forces entered the Al Aqsa Mosque compound along with hundreds of Jewish settlers following the calls by Jewish groups to converge on the site to mark what they call the "reunification of Jerusalem."
Protesters are angry about skyrocketing inflation and the government's failure to prosecute embezzlement from a multi-billion Venezuelan program that sent discounted oil to Haiti.
At least 35 people were wounded after government forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas at anti-India demonstrators who were staging protests against the security personnel.
It's the 29th consecutive Friday of protests against Israeli occupation. During that time around 200 Palestinians have been killed by the Israeli army.
Four rebels, a policeman and a civilian were killed during a gun battle in the Anantnag district of the disputed Indian-administered Kashmir region.
Commandoes were reportedly being deployed in Ajristan district of the central Ghazni province where dozens of militants were also killed as clashes continued close to government compound and police headquarters.
Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova says those killed in Syria are not Russian service personnel.
Tension has been running high in Aden since the separatist Southern Transitional Council (STC) called for sacking the government of Prime Minister Ahmed bin Daghr. The STC has accused the government of pushing the country to the verge of famine.
The Democratic Unity coalition had called a march on the pro-Maduro Supreme Court in support of alternative magistrates appointed by the opposition, but security forces blocked their way with armoured cars and riot shields.
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