Russia bombs Syria rebels from Iran base for first time

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News.

Russia has used a base in Iran for the first time to launch air strikes in Syria.

Its long-range bombers conducted raids on ISIL and Jabhat Fateh Al-Sham strongholds from the Hamedan base in western Iran.

It poses new questions about the international support for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad.

Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from Moscow

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