U.S. warplane shoots down Syrian military jet in southern Raqqa

A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants. A Syrian army statement released on Syrian state television said the plane crashed… Read More U.S. warplane shoots down Syrian military jet in southern Raqqa

Scores killed as U.S. military conduct missile attacks on Syrian airbase

The United States fired cruise missiles on Friday at a Syrian airbase from which President Donald Trump said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched, the first direct U.S. assault on the government of Bashar al-Assad in six years of civil war. In the biggest foreign policy decision of his presidency so far, Trump… Read More Scores killed as U.S. military conduct missile attacks on Syrian airbase