Tag Archives: Belligerents in the Syrian Civil War

08Dec/16

End game in Aleppo

The Syrian army’s advance in Aleppo slowed Thursday but a victory was still firmly in sight after President Assad vowed that retaking the city would change the course of the war. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Continue reading

24Nov/15

Turkey shoots down Russian warplane

Russia’s president Vladimir Putin says the downing of a Russian warplane near the Syrian border is a “stab in the back carried out by the accomplices of terrorists”. Turkey says it had warned the aircraft repeatedly that it was violating Turkish air space although Moscow says the plane was flying over Syria. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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