Navy jet shoots down Syrian warplane that attacked

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Lavrov urges US to respect Syrian sovereignty after attack on Syrian army jet

- en.mehrnews.com
19 Jun 2017
Later, the coalition confirmed the information saying that it shot down the Syrian government forces' Su-22 aircraft as it had allegedly been bombing in an area where US-backed rebel forces, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), were stationed, south of Tabqa in the Raqqa province. The US-led coalition called its attack on the Syrian army's jet "collective self-defense," ...

US shoots down Syrian jet

19 Jun 2017
Later, the coalition confirmed the attack saying that it shot down the Syrian government forces' Su-22 aircraft as it had allegedly been bombing in an area where US-backed rebel forces, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), were stationed, south of Tabqa in the Raqqa province. The US-led coalition called its attack on the Syrian army's jet "collective self-defense," adding ...
- islandbreath.blogspot.com

Will Not Hesitate to Defend Coalition or Partner Forces From Any Threat

- cnsnews.com
19 Jun 2017
In what the U.S. military said was an act of "collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces," a U.S. F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet "immediately" shot down the Syrian aircraft after it dropped bombs near Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) positions south of Tabqah, which lies south-west of Raqqa.

U S aircraft shoots down a Syrian government jet over northern Syria, Pentagon

19 Jun 2017
The Pentagon said the downing of the aircraft came hours after Syrian loyalist forces attacked U.S.-backed fighters, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, in the village of Ja'Din, southwest of Raqqa. The rare attack was the first time a U.S. jet has shot down a manned hostile aircraft in more than a decade, and it signaled the United States' sharply intensifying role in ...
- washingtonpost.com

Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Warplane

- zerohedge.com
19 Jun 2017
A U.S. Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian government Su-22 fighter jet on June 18 that had dropped bombs on Syrian rebel forces fighting the Islamic State in Syria, ABC News reported. The U.S.-led coalition said in a statement that its focus is on fighting the militant group, and not fighting the Syrian government or Russian forces, but it will defend coalition forces ...

US shoots down Syrian aircraft

19 Jun 2017
This April 30, 2017 file photo provided by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) shows fighters from the SDF looking toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. The US-led coalition headquarters in Iraq said in a written statement that a US F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 on June 18, after it dropped bombs near the US partner forces, known as the Syrian ...
- chinadailyasia.com

US shoots down Syrian aircraft

- wishtv.com
19 Jun 2017
FILE - This April 30, 2017, file photo provided by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) shows fighters from the SDF looking toward the northern town of Tabqa, Syria. The U.S.-led coalition headquarters in Iraq said in a written statement that a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 on Sunday, June 18, after it dropped bombs near the U.S. partner forces, ...

US Shoots Down Syrian Aircraft

19 Jun 2017
The U.S.-led coalition headquarters in Iraq said in a written statement that a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near the U.S. partner forces, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces. The shootdown was near the Syrian town of Tabqa.
- breitbart.com:80

US Shoots Down Syrian Aircraft As Van Runs Over Pedestrians In Front Of London Mosque o Now The End Begins

- nowtheendbegins.com
19 Jun 2017
A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside, with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S.-backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.

US Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet In 'Show Of Force

19 Jun 2017
An F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down the Syrian SU-22 in what the coalition said was a "show of force" after the Syrian fighter dropped several bombs near Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters south of Taqbah. The coalition acted "in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces," according to the task force's statement. ...
- dailycaller.com

Russian Diplomat Condemns US For Downing Syrian Fighter Jet

- news9.com
19 Jun 2017
The U.S. military confirmed a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian SU-22 on Sunday, after it dropped bombs near the U.S. partner forces known as the Syrian Democratic Forces. SDF fighters are aligned with the Americans in the campaign against the Islamic State group.

After U S shoots down Syrian jet, Russia threatens dangerous escalation

19 Jun 2017
The Russian threat came just hours after the U.S. shot down a Syrian regime fighter jet that had dropped bombs on the U.S.-allied Syrian Democratic Forces. The SDF is the anti-Islamic State alliance among the Kurdish, Arab, Assyrian, Armenian, Turkmen, and Circassian fighters.
- theblaze.com

US shoots down Syrian government aircraft

- wsws.org
19 Jun 2017
In a marked escalation of the war in Syria, a US F-18 fighter jet yesterday shot down a Syrian government fighter bomber for the first time, claiming that it had been attacking pro-US rebel forces on the ground near Raqqa. While nominally fighting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) forces, the US shoot-down makes clear that the real aim of American-led operations is ...

U S shoots down Syrian army jet, says jet dropped bombs near Americanbacked forces

19 Jun 2017
AMMAN/WASHINGTON, June 18 (Reuters) - A U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside with Washington saying the jet had dropped bombs near U.S. backed forces and Damascus saying the plane was downed while flying a mission against Islamic State militants.
- reportca.net

Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet

- wymt.com
19 Jun 2017
Russia's Defense Ministry says it will treat U.S.-led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the U.S. military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday. Moscow has condemned the U.S. downing of the Syrian government fighter jet after it dropped bombs nears U.S. partner forces.

US Government Shoots Down Syrian Air Plane To Protect Islamic Terrorists

19 Jun 2017
About two hours later, despite the calls to stand down and the U.S. presence overhead, a Syrian Su-22 jet attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces, dropping an unknown number of munitions on the U.S.-backed force. Col. John Thomas, a spokesman for the U.S. Central Command, said that the Syrian aircraft arrived with little warning and that U.S. aircraft nearby tried to hail ...
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US shoots down Syrian plane 'in collective self

- sbs.com.au
19 Jun 2017
"At 6:43 pm (local time), a Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF (Syrian Democratic Forces) fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defence of Coalition partnered forces, was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet," the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.

US Shot Down Syrian Plane That Bombed Coalition

19 Jun 2017
"At 6:43 pm (1743 GMT), a Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF (Syrian Democratic Forces) fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces, was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet," the Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement.
- ndtv.com

The Pentagon Says U S Forces Have Shot Down a Syrian Aircraft

- wahmmo.com
19 Jun 2017
U.S. forces tangled earlier this month with Syria-allied aircraft in the region. On June 8, U.S. officials reported that a drone likely connected to Iranian-supported Hezbollah forces fired on U.S.-backed troops and was shot down by an American fighter jet. The incident took place in southern Syria near a base where the U.S.-led coalition was training Syrian rebels ...

Super Hornet shoots down a Syrian jet

19 Jun 2017
According to the Department of Defense, an F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 jet after the village of Ja'Din, southwest of Raqqa was bombed. The village is currently being held by Syrian Democratic Forces which the US backs in the fight against Islamic State. Several of the SDF fighters were reportedly injured in the bombing. The US Super Hornet that participated ...
- sofrep.com

Russia warns US after downing of Syrian warplane The Columbus Dispatch

- dispatch.com
19 Jun 2017
The U.S. military confirmed that one of its F-18 Super Hornets shot down a Syrian Su-22 that had dropped bombs near the U.S. partner forces SDF. Those forces, which are aligned with the U.S. in the campaign against the Islamic State group, warned Syrian government troops to stop their attacks or face retaliation.

Made Syrian jet Is this war

19 Jun 2017
"In accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces, (the Syrian jet) was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet," read a statement from the U.S.-led coalition force supporting the rebels. It was the first shootdown of a Syrian jet by coalition forces since the Civil War began in 2014.
- americanlibertypac.com

Escalation US Hits Syrian Jet, Russia Cuts Communications

- ronpaulinstitute.org
19 Jun 2017
A Us Navy F-18 shot down a Syrian military aircraft over Syrian territory Sunday, marking the first time the US has engaged in air to air combat since the US attack on Yugoslavia in 1999. US claims that the Syrians were targeting US-backed rebels were undermined by reporting by the generally pro-rebel Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which stated that according to its ...

Russia threatens to target US warplanes east of Euphrates DW

19 Jun 2017
US Central Command said it downed the Syrian aircraft in "self-defense of Coalition-partnered forces," referring to fighters with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias leading an offensive against the IS stronghold of Raqqa.
- dw.com

U S shoots down Syrian fighter jet over Syria

- abcnews.go.com
19 Jun 2017
The incident occurred in the town of Ja'Din, south of Tabqa, Syria, which had recently been retaken from ISIS by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an umbrella group of Syrian Kurdish and Arab rebel forces supported by the U.S. in the fight against the militant group.

US Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Jet Targeting ISIS Covoy

19 Jun 2017
The US-led, so-called anti-terrorist coalition has reportedly shot down a Syrian government forces aircraft. Reuters reports the Syrian Arab Army announced that the aircraft was brought down in the southern Raqqa countryside, while it was engaging a fleeing ISIS convoy. The pilot remains missing.
- mintpressnews.com

Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Warplane Reportedly Targeting ISIS

- theantimedia.org
19 Jun 2017
Update: U.S. Central Command issued a statement saying the plane was downed "in collective self-defense of Coalition-partnered forces," identified as fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces near Tabqah. It is unclear if these particular "forces" were getting their funding from Saudi Arabia or Qatar.

U S fighter jet shoots down Syrian plane

19 Jun 2017
The U.S. military said the confrontation began Sunday afternoon when Syrian jets attacked the Syrian Democratic Forces near Raqqa, forcing the U.S.-backed fighters to retreat as they evacuated their injured. The U.S. carried out an unspecified "show of force" that stopped regime forces from advancing, the military said.
- marketwatch.com

Russia Vows 'Revenge' After US Shoots Down Syrian Aircraft

- yournewswire.com
19 Jun 2017
According to a statement by the Syrian military, the plane's pilot is now missing following the U.S. F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet shooting it down over the countryside south of Raqqa. According to the statement, the Syrian warplane was carrying out operations against ISIS shortly before it was targeted by U.S. forces.

US warplane shoots down Syrian fighter jet

19 Jun 2017
It said that two hours earlier, forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad attacked Syrian Democratic Forces in the town of Ja'Din south of Tabqah, "wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the town." Coalition aircraft then stopped the pro-regime forces' initial advance with a "show of force," the coalition added.
- timesofisrael.com

Russia Warns of Escalation After a USN F

- inquisitr.com
19 Jun 2017
Last Sunday, around 6:43 p.m., local time, a Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter from the Syrian Arab Air Force was shot down by a Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet operating from the US aircraft carrier USS George Bush (CVN-77). The American aircraft is part of the detachment involved in Operation Inherent Resolve, the air campaign against the so-called Islamic State. According to both ...

Led coalition downs Syrian army plane in southern Raqqa

19 Jun 2017
"At 6:43pm, a Syrian regime SU-22 dropped bombs near SDF fighters south of Tabqah and, in accordance with rules of engagement and collective self-defense of Coalition partnered forces, was immediately shot down by a US F/A-18E Super Hornet," the statement read.
- rt.com

Russia cuts deconfliction channel with Washington after US downs Syrian jet

- tass.com
19 Jun 2017
On June 18, a US fighter jet from the international coalition shot down a Su-22 fighter of the Syrian Air Force using an air-to-air missile. The Syrian warplane was carrying out a combat mission to provide air cover for government troops units, which mounted an offensive against the Islamic State terror group (outlawed in Russia) near the populated locality of al-Rasafeh. ...

US fighter jet downs Syrian plane in Raqqa province

19 Jun 2017
The US-led coalition on Sunday said it downed the plane after it dropped bombs on American-backed forces fighting ISIL in northern Syria. Yet, the Syrian army said its jet was on a combat mission against the armed group's fighters near the city of Raqqa, ISIL's de-facto capital in Syria.
- aljazeera.com

Led coalition shoots down Syrian jet for bombing SDF positions near Raqqa

- aranews.net
19 Jun 2017
Kurdish-led forces capture new district in Raqqa city, kill scores of ISIS militants US-led coalition shoots down Syrian jet for bombing SDF positions near Raqqa Iraqi troops storm last ISIS stronghold in Mosul city Iran fires missiles into Syria targeting ISIS in revenge for Tehran attacks 312 ISIS militants killed, four districts liberated in Raqqa operation so far: SDF ...

Russia blasts US shooting down of Syrian jet as violation of intl law

19 Jun 2017
In return, the US-led Combined Joint Task Force said in a statement that pro-government Syrian forces had attacked the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the town of Ja'Din south of Tabqa, wounding a number of the US-backed militiamen and driving the rest from the town.
- ansarpress.com

US shoots down Syrian aircraft

- kare11.com
19 Jun 2017
The Syrian forces wounded a number of SDF troops and drove the U.S.-backed troops out of a small town south of Tabqah, a strategic area west of Raqqa, the defacto capital of the Islamic State. The Syrian Democratic Forces are engaged in a major offensive to drive the militants from Raqqa.

US Shot Down a Syrian Jet Over Syria

19 Jun 2017
The plane was operating in a piece of Raqqa province around the town of Tabqa where the Syrian army, ISIS, and the Kurdish-dominated SDF are all present and share front lines. Did perhaps the US bring down the Syrian jet in a "preventive" attack where the Su-22 was targeted just for coming "too close" to the American forces on the ground?
- russia-insider.com

After Russian threat, Dunford says US forces 'have the capability to take care of themselves

- stripes.com
19 Jun 2017
Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he was aware of reports that Moscow had threatened to "target" U.S. military planes flying west of the Euphrates River in Syria on the day after a U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian warplane.

U S Shoots Down Syrian Fighter Jet

19 Jun 2017
SDF came under attack from regime forces in favor of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad around 4:30 p.m. Syria time. A number of SDF fighters were wounded in the assault, and the SDF soon left Ja'Din.Coalition aircraft conducted a show of force overhead that stopped the initial pro-regime advance towards the town.
- bwcentral.org
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