Fighting spread through Syria on Saturday as rebels claimed to down a government jet and state media reported the killings of “terrorists.” Activists said rebels shot down the plane in Aleppo province. A video distributed by activists shows men shouting “God is great” as they rush to the scene amid celebratory gunfire. The video showed […]
YAYLADAGI, Turkey (AP) — Turkish firefighters were battling several blazes along the Turkish-Syria border on Wednesday in areas that thousands of Syrians have crossed to flee the fighting in their country.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was quoted as saying that he regrets “100 per cent” a Turkish jet was shot down after entering Syrian airspace. In an interview with Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper, he argues that the plane was flying in an area
BEIRUT — Turkey said Sunday that it had scrambled fighter jets along its increasingly tense border with Syria after Syrian helicopters were detected close to the two nations’ long frontier.
Russian technicians were involved in the taking down of the Turkish fighter jet by the Syrian military last week the Sunday Times reported on Sunday. Sourcing Middle Eastern diplomatic sources the Times reported that the decision
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized Syria harshly on Tuesday for shooting down a Turkish fighter jet last week, saying: “Even if the plane was in their airspace for a few seconds, that is no excuse to attack.” “It was clear that this plane was not an aggressive plane. Still it was shot down,” […]
Turkey says Syria fired on one of its planes that was taking part in a rescue operation for a warplane shot down by Syrian forces last Friday.
Beirut , Lebanon — Syria’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says his country has “no hostility” toward Turkey as tensions soar between the former allies three days after Syria shot down a Turkish plane.
Beirut, Lebanon- Turkish military jet downed by Syrian antiaircraft batteries was back in “international airspace” when it was hit without warning after having inadvertently wandered into Syrian skies,Turkey’sforeign minister said Sunday.
Turkey is calling on NATO to discuss a response to Syria’s downing of a Turkish jet in what Turkish leaders insist was international airspace. The incident has deepened the regional turmoil caused by the conflict in Syria, where reports Sunday said more than a dozen people had died in the latest clashes between rebels and […]