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September 18, 2018 3:29 PM Israel blames Syria for Russian aircrew deaths but 'expresses sorrow'

Israel says Syria is to blame for the deaths of 15 Russian aircrew shot down by Syrian forces after Israel launched an air raid on the city of Latakia. Israel "expressed sorrow" for the deaths but blamed "extensive and inaccurate" Syrian anti-aircraft fire. The Il-20 plane was downed over the Mediterranean Sea on Monday evening. Russia initially blamed 10

September 18, 2018 8:25 AM Russia blames Israel after military plane shot down off Syria

Russia has said Syria shot down one its military planes - but laid the blame for the deaths of the 15 personnel on board with Israel. The defence ministry said Israeli jets forced the Il-20 plane into the path of Syrian air defence systems on Monday after failing to give Moscow enough warning of a strike on Syrian targets. The Il-20 disappeared off the radar 11

September 18, 2018 5:27 AM Russia blames Israel after plane shot down in Syria 'friendly-fire' incident

The aircraft was coming into land at a base in Syria when it is said to have been downed by air defence missiles. It said Israeli jets attacking targets nearby had "used the Russian plane as a cover, exposing it to fire from Syrian air defences". Russia's defence ministry said the aircraft, carrying 15 servicemen, disappeared from radar 22 miles (35km) off Syria 11

September 18, 2018 1:02 AM BREAKING: Russian military aircraft 'SHOT DOWN' over Mediterranean during assault in Syria

A RUSSIAN il-20 aircraft carrying 14 Russian soldiers has gone off radar in Syria during an attack by Israel in the Latakia province, the Russian Defence Ministry has claimed. The Russian MOD confirmed in a report that air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane on Monday evening. It stated: "On September 17, at about 11 pm Moscow time (9pm BST), the communication 6

September 3, 2018 11:12 PM Trump draws RED LINE on Syria in threat to Putin and Assad

DONALD TRUMP has warned Syria’s President Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to launch a “reckless attack” to the Idlib province, as the assault would result in hundreds of thousands of people killed. The Syrian province of Idlib and surrounding areas are the last major enclave held by rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a close 29

September 1, 2018 11:01 PM Migrants forge new path to EU: Police step up patrols as £225 smuggler route emerges

MIGRANTS from Syria, Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan are carving out a new route to EU territory costing just £225. Bosnian police are stepping up patrols as thousands of migrants have already made the journey into the country via the Serbian border. From there, they head to the border with Croatia, which is a member of the EU. Up to 50 migrants were stopped 12

September 1, 2018 1:59 PM Now foreign countries are deporting terror suspects back to Britain 'without UK authorities knowing'

The Government has said it has no idea how many terrorists may have been deported back to the UK. Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes made the admission in a response to a parliamentary question lodged by Independent MP John Woodcock in January. Mr Woodcock asked the Home Office for the number of UK nationals who have been deported 'on suspicion of terror 5

August 25, 2018 5:26 PM World War 3 fears: Russia threaten NUCLEAR WEAPONS to Syria in response to US sanctions

RUSSIA may deploy nuclear weapons to Syria in response to the US policy of imposing sanctions over Moscow crossing “red lines”, a senior Russian lawmaker has warned. Vladimir Gutenev, first deputy head of the economic policy committee of the State Duma, the lower chamber of the Russian parliament, said it is time for Russia to draw its own red lines 13

August 23, 2018 2:14 AM John Bolton sends WARNING to Syria ahead of offensive

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s National Security Adviser John Bolton hit out at Damascus on Wednesday, stating the US would respond “very strongly” if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons to retake the Idlib province. Mr Bolton was speaking at a news conference in Jerusalem when he sent the stark message to Syria ahead of its imminent 17

August 15, 2018 6:47 AM Which subliminal mind-control messages will be on Strictly this year?

AS the new Strictly Come Dancing approaches, which subliminal messages will it contain to keep the population in a state of sheep-like docility? Here they are in full. Flashed up for 0.00001 seconds whenever Claudia Winkleman is on screen, this prevents you rising up against your capitalist overlords. This subconscious instruction appears in barely-perceptible 12