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  1. Iran avenges Tehran attack by targeting jihadists in Syria

    Tehran fires six missiles into IS territory in Syria as ‘revenge’ forrecent twin attacks on home soil, whilst sending firm message to regionalrivals, Was…
  2. White House to Russia: U.S. will protect our interests in Syria

    WashingtonTimes-Politics 06.19 / 22:12 washingtontimes.com
    The White House responded to warnings from Russia on Monday by saying the U.S. will do whatever's necessary to protect America's military and its interests in Syria, where a U.S. warplane shot down a Syrian military plane. "Obviously, we're going to do what we can to protect our interests," said…
  3. Russia Halts Syria Sky Cooperation With US

    Financialtribune.com - Finance 06.19 / 22:03 financialtribune.com
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  4. Recapture of Iraq-Syria border point heralds new regional reality

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 06.19 / 21:53 al-monitor.com
    The move by the Iraqi and Syrian governments to link the forces under their command along their border is a new reality on the…
  5. No Strategy in Syria

    Slate.com - Lifestyle 06.19 / 21:41 slate.com
    Earlier this month, President Trump decided to let Secretary of Defense (and retired four-star general) James Mattis set U.S. military policy in Afghanistan. Now he seems to be handing the military the same carte blanche on the more fraught battlefields in Syria. The U.S. shootdown of a Syrian jet fighter on Sunday was a move apparently decided by commanders in the field—not the same abdication of duty as Trump’s sloughing off Afghanistan. Pentagon spokesmen say that longstanding rules of …
  6. Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia

    Pbs.org - World 06.19 / 21:35 pbs.org
    A still image taken from footage shot on June 18, 2017, and broadcast on Iranian Television IRINN, purports to show missiles being fired from Iran into eastern Syria. Image by IRINN via Reuters WASHINGTON — The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time. Syria attacks America’s allies against Islamic State militants. Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russia threatens to target U.S. coalition planes. As Syria’s complex war ramps up, the Trump administration is s…
  7. General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions

    Hamodia.com - World 06.19 / 21:35 hamodia.com
    The top U.S. military officer said Monday that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the U.S. shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which… Read more » The post General: U.S. and Moscow in Delicate Talks on Syria Tensions appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Kerry to Travel to Moscow Next Week for Syria, Ukraine Talks Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send U.S. Warnings Putin: Military Should Destroy Threats in Syria…
  8. Syria brings new urgency to easing U.S.-Russia tensions

    DetroitNews-World 06.19 / 21:15 detroitnews.com
    Gen. Joseph Dunford suggested that broader U.S. and Russian interests will enable to the two sides to avoid…
  9. Iran Threatens U.S. After Launching Mid-Range Missiles in Syria

    Thetower.org - Iran 06.19 / 21:02 thetower.org
    An Iranian general threatened the United States on Sunday after the Islamic Republic launched mid-range missiles at ISIS targets in Syria, the Associated Press reported. The six Zolfaghar missiles, which were unveiled last September, can carry cluster warheads and have a range of 700 kilometers (435 miles). The projectiles were fired some 600 kilometers (370 miles) from Iranian territory into […
  10. Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

    Wtvq.com - World 06.19 / 20:59 wtvq.com
    Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings Associated Press – 19 June 2017 15:15-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The post Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings appeared first on ABC 36…
  11. Iran's missile strikes in Syria send 'message' to region

    Al-monitor.com - Middle Easte 06.19 / 20:57 al-monitor.com
    According to Iranian officials, Tehran's strikes on Islamic State fighters inside Syria carried a wider…
  12. Syria brings new urgency to easing US-Russia tensions

    Wgmd.com -  Delmarva 06.19 / 20:57 wgmd.com
    WASHINGTON –  The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time. Syria attacks America’s allies against Islamic State militants. Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russia threatens to target U.S. coalition planes. As Syria’s complex war ramps up, the Trump administration is scrambling to tamp down tensions and avoid open hostilities with the…
  13. What Is Putin Up To in Syria?

    Russia and the U.S. are coming into conflict, even as they claim to be fighting the same…
  14. Russia warns it will treat U.S.-led coalition planes in Syria as targets

    Abc7.com - Los Angeles 06.19 / 20:25 abc7.com
    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…
  15. Tensions spiral in Syria as Russia, Iran issue warnings

    SFgate.com-World 06.19 / 20:19 sfgate.com
    BEIRUT — Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian warplane. The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria’s civil war that could spiral out of control just as the fight against the Islamic State group in its stronghold of Raqqa is gaining gro…
  16. Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send U.S. Warnings

    Hamodia.com - World 06.19 / 20:01 hamodia.com
    Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian… Read more » The post Tensions Rise in Syria as Russia, Iran Send U.S. Warnings appeared first on Hamodia. In related news: Russia, Iran and Syria Issue Warning to U.S. Russia May Send Lawmakers to U.S. to Discuss Syria Russia Launches Third Day of Syria Strikes From…
  17. Russia Warns US Jets in Syria Will Be 'Targets'

    Cbn.com - World 06.19 / 19:29 cbn.com
    Russia is angry at the United States because U.S. jets shot down a Syrian…
  18. Iranians support IRGC missile strikes against terrorists in Syria

    Presstv.com - Media 06.19 / 19:00 presstv.com
    Iranians from all walks of life say they support a move by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps to launch a missile attack on Daesh positions in…
  19. Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

    Wtvq.com - World 06.19 / 18:57 wtvq.com
    Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings Associated Press – 19 June 2017 13:44-04:00 Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. The post Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings appeared first on ABC 36…
  20. Russia Draws A Line Across Syria After U.S. Shoots Down Syrian Jet

    Etvradio.org - South Carolina (SC) 06.19 / 18:49 etvradio.org
    Russia says its missile systems in Syria will track everything in the air west of the Euphrates River as a potential target — including aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition — after the U.S. shot down a Syrian jet Sunday. U.S. officials say the aircraft had struck America's rebel allies. Russia also says it will suspend its participation in a "deconfliction" line that was established to prevent inadvertent clashes when Russia began military operations in Syria's airspace 20 months ago. The a…