Syria Bans Turkish Fly Overs

    Partially obscured by a barrier, bottom,  a Syrian passenger plane that was forced by Turkish jets to land at Esenboga airport  in Ankara, Turkey, Wedesday, Oct. 10, 2012. State-run TRT television said an Airbus A320 coming from Moscow was intercepted by F16 jets as it entered Turkish airspace and escorted to the capital's Esenboga Airport. The station said authorities grounded the plane on suspicion that it was carrying heavy weapons. A Turkish Airlines plane seen in the background. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

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    Tensions between Turkey and Syria are turning into a he-said, she-said. Damascus announced a ban of all Turkish civilian planes from flying over Syria beginning midnight on Saturday. A few days ago, Turkey claims it intercepted a plane carrying Russian munitions en route to the Syrian army. The Syrian government denies this, and says Turkey has banned their planes from its airspace. Turkey has not announced a similar no-fly-zone rule, but does say any planes will be grounded if suspect of transporting military cargo.

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