• Smoke rises from the Raqqa province Syria. (File)
    Last update: 17:53 19.06.2017
    17:53 19.06.2017

    US Coalition's Downing of Syrian Jet Shows Who's 'Really Fighting Daesh'

    On June 18, the Syrian Defense Ministry said that the United States-led coalition shot down its aircraft in the countryside near Raqqa when it was on a combat mission against Daesh.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • US Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles are designed to conduct airstrikes in Syria and Iraq
    Last update: 17:35 19.06.2017
    17:35 19.06.2017

    US-Led Coalition Has Taken 'Prudent Measures' to Repositions Aircraft in Syria

    The US-led coalition has used the deconfliction channel with Russia for flight operations in Syria several times on Sunday amid the incident with downing of a Syrian Su-22 jet south of Tabqa, Operation Inherent Resolve spokesperson told Sputnik on Monday.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • Russia's Su-25 aircraft take off from Hmeimim airbase escorted by Syria's MiG-29 fighter jets. (File)
    Last update: 15:19 19.06.2017
    15:19 19.06.2017

    Russian Senator Sees No Threat of Direct Confrontation With US in Syria

    According to a Russian upper house committee chairman, Russia's suspension of the use of a deconfliction channel over Syrian airspace with the US will not lead to a direct confrontation.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • Russia's S-400 advanced air defense systems deployed in Syria
    Last update: 14:00 19.06.2017
    14:00 19.06.2017

    Russian Missile Defense to Track Any Coalition Aircraft in Russian Aviation Ops' Area in Syria - MoD

    From June 19, Russia is halting all interactions with the US within the framework on the memorandum of incident prevention in Syrian skies, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday following the US-led coalition's downing of a Syrian army's jet near Raqqa.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet, Oct. 16, 2014
    Last update: 13:57 19.06.2017
    13:57 19.06.2017

    Russian MoD Slams US Aviation's 'De Facto Act of Aggression' Against Syria

    The Russian Defense Ministry slammed the "cynical" US aviation attack in Syrian airspace, which may be considered an "act of aggression."

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters stand in the town of Tabqa, after capturing it from Islamic State militants this week, Syria May 12, 2017
    Last update: 12:42 19.06.2017
    12:42 19.06.2017

    US-Backed Rebels Vow to 'Retaliate' if Syrian Army Attacks Positions in Raqqa

    US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) rebels vowed to "retaliate" in case of Syrian army's attack on their positions in Raqqa. The statement comes following the US-led coalition's downing of a Syrian army jet in the area.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • US Navy F-18E Super Hornet
    Last update: 09:56 19.06.2017
    09:56 19.06.2017

    US Coalition's Downing of Syrian Jet in Raqqa: 'Provocation', 'Limited War' or 'Self-Defense'?

    On June 18, a United States-led international coalition downed an aircraft of the Syrian Air Force.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • Su-22 fighter jet at the Syrian Air Force base in Homs province
    Last update: 08:43 19.06.2017
    08:43 19.06.2017

    Lavrov on Coalition Attack on Syrian Army Jet: Russia Urges US to Respect Syrian Sovereignty

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on the US-led coalition's attack on a Syrian army's warplane in Raqqa.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • Pilots onboard of the US Marine fighter jet aircrafthave flown missions into both Iraq and Syria, part of the over 6,800 airstrikes carried out since August 2014.
    Last update: 23:36 18.06.2017
    23:36 18.06.2017

    US-Led Coalition Confirms Downing Syrian Plane, Says Aircraft Attacked Opposition

    The US-led anti-terrorist coalition confirmed downing the Syrian government forces aircraft.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa
  • Syrian Air Forces resume flights from Ash Sha'irat air base
    Last update: 22:24 18.06.2017
    22:24 18.06.2017

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Army Aircraft

    US-led anti-terrorist coalition has reportedly shot down a Syrian government forces' aircraft.

    US-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet in Raqqa