At UN emergency meeting, top envoy to Syria accuses Assad regime of unleashing 'unprecedented military violence' against civilians in Aleppo.
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Addressing the UN General Assembly, Iranian president also blames world powers for spread of terrorism.
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Syria's president blames U.S. for collapse of cease-fire, says airstrikes on Syrian troops were intentional, dismissing American officials' statements that they were an accident.
U.S. officials believe Russian aircraft were responsible for the strike, which killed around 20 people and prompted the UN to suspend land deliveries.
The Iranian military displays long-range missiles, tanks and Russian-supplied S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system at a parade in Tehran.
The jet crashed in the Eastern Qalamoun area near the Syrian capital. The fate of the pilot was unknown, the British-based Observatory said.
Revised rules meant to strengthen political parties are seen as a small step toward democratic reform, but critics say the transformations won't bring real change.
Some 100,000 people in the military, civil service, police and judiciary have been sacked or suspended following the failed July 15 coup attempt.