Syria accidentally downed a Russian Ilyushin military aircraft (like this one pictured) when its air defences went into action against an alleged Israeli missile strike, the Russian army says

IDF Probe Finds ‘Inaccurate Syrian Fire’ Downed Russian Military Plane

The Israel Defense Forces announced that an initial investigation into the downing of a Russian military plane following Israeli strikes in the area found that the Russian craft was shot from the sky by “extensive and inaccurate Syrian anti anti-aircraft (Surface to Air missile) fire.”

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John Kerry: Trump Playing Into Putin’s Narrative In ‘Very Dangerous Ways’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Andrea Mitchell Reports,” former Secretary of State John Kerry said President Donald Trump has “played into” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s anti-America “narrative in very, very dangerous ways” in an appearance from the Aspen Ideas Festival. On Trump’s upcoming meeting with

An Israeli Air Force fighter jet releases flares during an acrobatics display during a graduation ceremony in the Hatzerim air force base near the southern city of Beersheba, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israel Hits Dozens of Iranian Targets in Syria After Rocket Fire

The Israeli army said Thursday morning that it set back Iranian military capabilities in Syria by “many months” with overnight strikes on “dozens” of targets affiliated with the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps’ al-Quds Force following an attempted large-scale rocket attack on Israeli territory.