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Trump’s decision on Syria is ‘very clear’: Pompeo

Trump’s decision on Syria is ‘very clear’: Pompeo

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 11:05
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria is “very clear”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. He was speaking to reporters at the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq. “We will complete the mission of ...
Trump’s decision on Syria is ‘very clear’: Pompeo - Waar Media

British Consul General in Erbil visits the Peshmerga Directorate of Reform

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-02-06 17:27
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga Today, on February 6th, 2019, Martyn Warr (British Consul General in Erbil) and representatives to the U.K. Embassy in Iraq visited the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Directorate of Reform and were received by Major General D ...

U.S.-backed Kurdish-led SDF says it will help set up north Syria safe zone

E-Kurd - 2019-01-17 14:02
BEIRUT,— The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Wednesday it was ready to help create a safe zone suggested by U.S. President Donald Trump in its region across north and east Syria. The U.S.-backed SDF, led by the Kurdish YPG militia, said such ...

Trump’s Airstrikes on Syria Do Not Constitute a Strategy

Nymag - 2019-01-14 22:21

Key Quotes From Donald Trump's Address On Syria

NDTV - 2019-01-14 18:37

U.S. will devastate Turkey economically if it hits Kurds, Trump says

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 06:53
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump warned Sunday that if Turkey attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, the United States will "devastate Turkey economically." Trump's decision to pull American troops out of Syria has left the United States' K ...

President Trump Says the U.S. Will ‘Devastate’ Turkey’s Economy if the Kurds Are Attacked

Time - 2019-01-14 06:17
Trump's decision to pull American troops out of Syria has left the United States' Kurdish allies vulnerable to an attack from Turkey ...

Trump's Warning on Syria Spells New Turn in Conflict

Fairobserver - 2019-01-14 02:27

Trump’s exit from Syria is a mistake of ‘gigantic proportion’ || AW

Thearabweekly - 2019-01-14 01:46

HE President Masoud Barzani meets with U.S. Secretary of State

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-01-10 01:39
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Wednesday, January 9th, 2019, HE President Masoud Barzani met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Erbil. Douglas Silliman (U.S. Ambassador to Iraq) and Steve Fagin (U.S. Consul General in Erbil) were also pr ...

Turkey's Erdogan rebukes Trump's top security adviser over Kurds in Syria

Reuters - 2019-01-09 03:55
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan rebuked Washington's national security adviser on Tuesday for demanding that his country not attack Kurdish fighters in Syria, accusing him of complicating President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw U.S. troops. ...

Trump's Withdrawal from Syria Is the Legally Correct Thing to Do | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-01-08 23:28

Bolton Says U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Is Conditional

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-01-07 07:25
The Trump administration won’t withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria unless Turkey offers a firm commitment not to target America’s Kurdish allies, White House national security adviser John Bolton said. ...

Where do the Kurds fit into Syria's war?

Reuters - 2019-01-03 18:35
The future of Kurdish-led areas of northern and eastern Syria has been thrown into doubt by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops who have helped to secure the region. ...

A Prisoner Died Following the Delay in Transfer Him to Hospital at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-01-03 02:00
A prisoner detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison was transferred to the prison’s health clinic due to severe chest pain on the evening of Monday, December 31. He was transferred to the hospital outside the prison later but he lost his life the following mor ...

Trump: US will slowly withdraw troops from Syria

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 20:11
US President Donald Trump signaled Monday the U.S. is slowing down its withdrawal of 2,000 troops stationed in Syria. “If anybody but Donald Trump did what I did in Syria, which was an ISIS loaded mess when I became President, they would be a national he ...

Let’s make sure ISIS fighters stay locked up – even after our Syria pullout

New York Post - 2018-12-29 06:06
President Trump’s decision to withdraw all US forces from Syria is already having unintended consequences. The American departure could lead to the release of 1,100 Islamic State fighters now held in ­detention camps in northeastern Syria, creating a dang ...

Real Clear Politics: U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Is a Risky Mistake, but Trump Did It Anyway

Justice for Kurds - 2018-12-27 12:21
WASHINGTON — President Trump’s abrupt decision to pull American troops from Syria is riskier than it looks. It ends a low-cost, high-impact mission and creates a vacuum that will be filled by one of a series of bad actors — Iran, Russia, Turkey, Islamic e ...

President Donald Trump is Pulling all 2,000 US Troops out of Syria In a Single Tweet

Waar Media - 2018-12-20 14:38
President Donald Trump is pulling all 2,000 US troops out of Syria, officials announced, as the president suddenly declared victory over the ISIS, his party’s lawmakers who called his action rash and dangerous. The US began airstrikes in Syria in 2014, a ...

US to withdraw all American troops in Syria, official says

Gulan Media - 2018-12-19 19:52

A Kolbar Died Due To Avalanches Fall At The Border Areas Of Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-12-16 02:02
On Friday morning, the body of a Kolbar who had lost his life due to Avalanche fall at the border areas of Orumiyeh, was found by the local people. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that the body of the Kurdish Kolbar, who had gone m ...