MOSCOW – Su – 34 and TU – 22M3 bombers are targeting daesh and al Nusra fighters in Aleppo,Idlib and Deir Zouher. This is the first time Russia has used a base outside Syria in the Syrian conflict. Russia is backing the regime of President Bashar Al Assad in this conflict along with Iran and China. America is backing the Free Syrian Army that includes the former al QAEDA group called al Nusra. Syria is attempting to wrestle back control of parts of Aleppo and Idlib from Daesh and al Nusra.