RT News - August 16, 2016 (12:00 MSK)

Russia deploys military jets to an airbase in Iran - after the two countries sign an agreement allowing Moscow to fly Syria missions from there. An air strike hits a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Yemen - killing 11 with the UN expressing alarm at the growing number of civilian casualties being caused by the Saudi-led coalition's bombing campaign in the country. Tensions are high on the French island of Corsica - where a large fight erupted after a tourist took pictures of women wearing burkinis sparking a protest against the local immigrant population.