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U.S. Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Syrian government to talk, Russia says

U.S. Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Syrian government to talk, Russia says

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 18:02
MOSCOW,— Russia said on Friday it was important for Syrian Kurds and the Syrian government to start talking to each other in light of U.S. plans to withdraw its forces from Syria. Maria Zakharova, a spokeswoman for Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, t ...
U.S. Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Syrian government to talk, Russia says - E-Kurd

U.S. military aims to withdraw from Syria’s Kurdish region by April: WSJ

E-Kurd - 2019-02-09 12:13
WASHINGTON,— The U.S. military is preparing to withdraw American forces from Syria by the end of April and a significant portion of them will be out by the middle of March, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing current and former U.S. officials. A U.S ...

US to Withdraw Troops from Syria by April: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-08 14:23
ERBIL — The United States is planning to withdraw its troops from Syria by the end of April this year, Wall Street Journal cited US officials. The report also revealed that the majority of the troops would, however, leave Syria by mid-March. President Do ...

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 ...

Unchecked and Unbalanced? The Politics and Policy of U.S. Nuclear Launch Authority

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-01-17 01:11
Abstract Presidential control of U.S. nuclear launch authority lacks robust checks and balances. Recent congressional attempts to restrict sole presidential […] ...

Kurds fear their fate as Turkey says Trump reaffirmed U.S. Syria withdrawal

CBS News - 2019-01-15 16:34
The pullout of U.S. troops from Syria has American allies bracing for more conflict. President Trump spoke to Turkey's president on the phone Monday and warned him not to mistreat members of the Kurdish Community who are fighting ISIS alongside the U.S. T ...

Kurds fear fate as Turkey says Trump reaffirmed U.S. Syria withdrawal

CBS News - 2019-01-15 16:34
Turkish president says Trump has reassured him that America is pulling out of neighboring Syria, leaving U.S.-allied Kurds to hope, and fight ISIS while they can ...

Will U.S. Fight Turkey? American Soldiers Will Not Leave City About to Be Attacked, Says Top General

Newsweek - 2019-01-14 21:33

US Seeking Talks with Russia to Ensure Kurds' Safety after Syria Pullout: Bolton

BAS News - 2019-01-11 22:44
ERBIL - The US is willing to hold talks with Russia about the need for protecting the Syrian Kurds after the US forces withdraw from Syria, National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Friday. The US official noted that they put the loyalty of the Kurdi ...

Russia says US Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Damascus to talk - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-01-11 16:33

Russia says U.S. Syria pullout spurs need for Kurds and Damascus to talk

Jerusalem Post - 2019-01-11 15:02
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Pompeo’s Kurdistan visit shows U.S. supports parties with own militias: analyst

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo paid an unannounced visit to Iraqi Kurdistan Region on Wednesday, but his meeting with a party political leader in Erbil led some to question whether the US was undermining its own ...

Russian Military Enters Syria Area Left by U.S. Allies After Donald Trump's Withdrawal Announcement

Newsweek - 2019-01-09 03:59
Turkey has denied U.S. assurances of protection for Pentagon-backed Kurds in Syria, prompting anxieties that have compelled them to embrace Russia and the Syrian government. ...

Turkey rejects U.S. call to protect Kurds in Syria

The New Mail - 2019-01-09 01:47
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday rejected a U.S. call to protect Kurdish fighters in Syria who’d worked alongside American troops in fighting the Islamic State, saying they are… The post Turkey rejects U.S. call to protect Kurds in Syria ...

Trump, Erdogan Discuss "Mutual Involvement" in Syria by Phone

BAS News - 2018-12-23 19:17
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan discussed in a phone call on Sunday evening their "mutual involvement" in Syria, including Washington's decision to withdraw its forces from the region. "I just had a long and ...

The clashes’ outcome in (the war against the terrorism)

SDF Press - 2018-12-22 19:07
As the direct reflection of the American president Trump’s decision to withdraw its forces from Syria, where he said: (the terrorist organization of ISIS has finished), The terrorist organization seized the opportunity via combining its forces and intensi ...

US Presence in Middle East Only Triggered Tensions: Iran

BAS News - 2018-12-22 13:55
ERBIL — Commenting on the recent decision by Washington to withdraw its forces from Syria, Iran has stated that the presence of the US troops in the region has been “irrational” since the very beginning. "In fact, the deployment and the presence of the U ...

US Withdrawal Means Bashar al-Assad Won: Syrian Lawmaker

BAS News - 2018-12-20 14:12
ERBIL — A member of Syrian regime’s parliament has welcomed the US decision to withdraw its forces from Syria, saying that the pullout would be interpreted as a "recognition that Syria has won.” The comment came a day after President Donald Trump announc ...

Alors que Erdogan promet d'envahir la région kurde du Rojava: Trump ordonne le retrait de toutes les troupes US de Syrie

L'Important - 2018-12-20 06:06
The U.S. military is preparing to withdraw its forces from Syria, a move that marks an abrupt reversal of the American military strategy in the Middle East. ...

UN Warns PKK Twice to Withdraw from IDP Camp in Makhmour: Official

BAS News - 2018-12-15 19:04
ERBIL - The UN has warned the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) twice so far to withdraw its forces from the IDP camp in Makhmour town, an official said on Saturday. Talking to BasNews, Kirmanj Abdullah, a Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) official in the ar ...