RT News - December 11, 2016 (17:00 MSK)

ISIL is attempting to recapture Syria's ancient city of Palmyra - with thousands of militants regrouping, according to Russia's Defence Ministry. Elsewhere in Syria - the Syrian army managed to retake most of Aleppo this week, with many of its civilians being evacuated to safety through humanitarian corridors. A former US ambassador to Russia suggests RT and Sputnik news agency staff should register as 'foreign agents', to reduce their influence on America's domestic affairs. The Saudi Energy Minister talks exclusively to RT about the landmark deal, in which OPEC and non-cartel members will cut oil production for the first time in more than a decade.