RT News - October 19, 2015 (15:00 MSK)

A crowd beats a bystander they mistake for a gunman - as fear, confusion and deadly violence shakes Israel; As the Syrian army retakes territory from Islamic State, we meet the people struggling to maintain a normal life on the edge of terrorist held areas; German chancellor Angela Merkel offers to help Turkey speed up its long-standing bid to join the EU - if Ankara stems the flow of refugees into Europe.