Russia warns US after Syrian warplane downed

Beirut, Jun 19 Russia today warned it would track US-led coalition aircraft in Syria as potential "targets" and halted an incident-prevention hotline with Washington after US forces downed a Syrian...

Jun 19, 2017 11:58 PM | Newsscroll

US shoots down Syria warplane that 'hit allies'

Beirut, Jun 19 An American fighter jet has for the first time downed a Syrian warplane that Washington accused of attacking US-backed fighters, in a new escalation between the United States and...

Jun 19, 2017 4:38 PM | Newsscroll

US shoots down Syria warplane after allies bombed

Damascus, June 19 An American fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane that the US-led coalition said attacked its allies in the fight against the Islamic State group in the war-torn country.The...

Jun 19, 2017 3:42 AM | Newsscroll

US shot down Syrian plane that bombed coalition-backed

fightersWashington, Jun 19 A US fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime plane after it dropped bombs on forces fighting the Islamic State in northern Syria, the American-led coalition said."At 6:43 pm...

Jun 19, 2017 2:30 AM | Newsscroll

Iraqi forces capture border crossing to Syria from IS

Beirut, Jun 17 Iraqi forces captured today a border crossing point to Syria from the Islamic State group, increasing pressure on the extremists and getting closer to meeting up with Syrian troops...

Jun 17, 2017 9:19 PM | Newsscroll

US-backed Syria force advances in Raqa, battles for base

Raqa, Jun 11 US-backed Syrian fighters seized a second district of Raqa today and launched a renewed assault on a base north of the city, as they pursued an offensive against the Islamic State...

Jun 12, 2017 1:45 AM | Newsscroll

Fierce clashes as US-backed force battles IS in Syria's Raqa

Qamishli (Syria), Jun 8 US-backed fighters battled the Islamic State group today as they tried to push further into the jihadists' Syrian bastion Raqa, two days after finally entering the northern...

Jun 08, 2017 9:07 PM | Newsscroll

US-backed force enters IS-held Raqa from east: commander

Hazima, Jun 6 The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces broke into the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion of Raqa today, less than an hour after declaring a new phase in their fight for the city."Our...

Jun 06, 2017 3:11 PM | Newsscroll

US-backed force advances west of IS Syria bastion Raqa:monitor

Beirut, Jun 3 A US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance has seized new territory west of the Islamic State group's Syrian bastion Raqa, bringing it closer to a final attack on the city, a monitor said...

Jun 03, 2017 4:51 PM | Newsscroll

US-backed fighters hunt for IS holdouts in Syria's Tabqa

Tabqa (Syria), May 11 US-backed fighters hunted for jihadist holdouts in Syria's Tabqa today after overrunning the city and nearby dam in a step forward for their advance on Islamic State group...

May 11, 2017 9:28 PM | Newsscroll