The Russian military said Tuesday that while Syrian air defences shot down the aircraft, Israel was to blame for putting it in the line of fire.
The Israeli government have ordered the deployment of hundreds of soldiers to cities to combat a rise in stabbing attacks.
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has approved a request from Iraq for equipment for two Peshmerga infantry brigades and two support artillery battalions in $295.6m sale.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg wrapped up two days of important discussions between Allied Defence Ministers in Brussels this week.
Chinese and Russian navies completed exercises in what they call the first stage of their ongoing joint exercise code-named 'Joint Sea 2017'.
Naval Special Warfare operators from US Special Operations Command along with NATO Special Operations Forces from Albania, Bulgaria and Lithuania, partnered with the US Army’s 2nd Cavalry Regiment during Saber Junction 17 at the Joint Multinational Readiness Centre in Germany.