Syria

USAF F-15E fighter jet downs drone over Syria

A U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter jet has reportedly shot down a drone near a base in Syria...


Russia deploys hypersonic-missile-capable MiG-31s to Syria

Russian MiG-31K fighter jets that can be equipped with Kinzhal hypersonic missiles have arrived at Khmeimim airbase....


Two US drones reportedly collided and crashed in Syria

Two U.S.-operated unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), including at least one MQ-9 Reaper attack drone, crashed after colliding over Idlib, Syria, according to a military source....


US F-15 intercepts Mahan Air flight, several passengers injured

After Iran initially accused Israel of intercepting a Mahan Air A310 on its way to Beirut from Tehran, the U.S. Central Command spoke up to reveal it was one of its F-15 fighter jets that conducted “a standard visual inspection”....


Turkey shoots down two Syrian Su-24 attack aircraft

Two Su-24s of the Syrian regime were shot down by the Turkish military in the Idlib region, north-western Syria. A Turkish Anka-S armed drone was also destroyed by the Syrian air defense....


Aleppo International Airport welcomes first flight in nine years

Syria's formerly second-largest airport, Aleppo International Airport, welcomed its first commercial flight in nine years as a Syrian Air Airbus A320 landed from Damascus, the country's capital....


Passenger flight diverts to escape Syrian anti-aircraft missiles

A Cham Wings Airlines Airbus A320-200 was forced to make an emergency landing in fear of being targeted by the Syrian anti-aircraft defense....


Russian plane shot down by Syrian missile, Moscow blames Israel

After initially blaming France and Israel for the disappearance of a Russian Ilyushin Il-20 surveillance plane, Moscow eventually admitted that it was shot down by a Syrian defense system. But Russia still blames Israel for their airstrikes that led to “a dangerous situation for other aircraft and vessels in the region”....


Russian military Il-20 vanishes from radar near Syrian cost

A Russian military surveillance plane with 14 crew members has disappeared from radar over the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Russia's Defense Ministry says....


Russian helicopter crashes in Syria, both pilots dead

Mi-28N attack helicopter crashed in Syria on Tuesday morning....