Russia posts videogame image as 'proof' US helps IS: monitor

Russia's defence ministry on Tuesday posted images it said proved the US was aiding the Islamic State jihadist group in the Middle East, but social media users pointed out they included a still from a videogame.The ministry's official account said the black-and-white images were taken on November 9 near the Syria-Iraq border and provided "irrefutable proof that the US is providing cover to IS combat units".But the monitor Conflict Intelligence Team (CIT), along with a number of social media users, was quick to compare one of the images with an...

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By: France 24 - Tuesday, 14 November

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