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Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded

Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded

Central Command. A Syrian jet was shot down by a USA warplane on Sunday in an area close to Raqqa which is now held by the Islamic State . But Russia , which has been propping up the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, denounced the downing of the Syrian plane as "military aggression" from the USA and a violation of global law.


Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Iran Missile Strike Missed Target — Times of Israel

Sharif told The Associated Press that the missile launch reflected Iran's "military power", though Iran has no intention of starting another war. "This happened even as the US Senate passed a bill focused on Iran's missile power". It said around 2 million children from Syria live as refugees in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey , adding pressure on already stretched support systems.


Shiv Sena non-committal on BJP Presidential candidate

Shiv Sena non-committal on BJP Presidential candidate

India has not played any bilateral cricket with Pakistan since 2007, although in the winter of 2012-13, Pakistan made a short goodwill tour to India that included three One Day Internationals and two Twenty20 Internationals. If they had a problem with that, we wanted (eminent agriculturist) M S Swaminathan. If that is so, we are not interested in backing him. "We will discuss the government decision in detail and take an unanimous decision".


Gulf of Mexico storm may strengthen on way to U.S. coast- NHC

Gulf of Mexico storm may strengthen on way to U.S. coast- NHC

It is expected to bring widespread heavy rain from the Panhandle of Florida to Louisiana. Elsewhere in the Atlantic basin, Tropical Storm Bret has weakened into a tropical wave. Bret is expected to remain at tropical storm strength as it moves between Venezuela and Trinidad & Tobago. Some areas could receive more than 10 inches of rain.


Russian Federation ends safe flights over Syria deal with US

Russian Federation ends safe flights over Syria deal with US

A U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle shot down an armed Iranian-built Shaheed-129 UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle ) advancing on coalition forces in Syria. The last drone the USA says it shot down was also reportedly destroyed near Tanf after firing on coalition forces.



US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Moscow has accused the United States of not using the hotline to prevent the Raqqa incident. This comes just after US -led coalition forces shot down a Syrian plane, which could lead to more strained relations with Russian Federation over Syria and in general.