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Kurds scramble for security arrangement ahead of U.S. Syria withdrawal - International news - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-02-17 07:08
U.S. forces withdrawal from Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’, top general saysE-Kurd - 2019-02-11 14:01
WASHINGTON,— The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U.S. Army General Jo ...
South Korea Signs Deal to Pay More for U.S.Troops After Trump DemandWaar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – Officials signed a short-term agreement on Sunday to boost South Korea’s contribution toward the upkeep of U.S. troops on the peninsula, after a previous deal lapsed amid U.S. President Donald Trump’s call for the South to pay more ...
U.S. military aims to withdraw from Syria’s Kurdish region by April: WSJE-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 ...
U.S.'s Syria Ally Supplies Oil to Assad's BrokersThe Wall Street Journal - 2019-02-09 10:18
America’s Kurdish-led military ally in Syria has become an important supplier of crude oil to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, delivering crude to a broker that has been targeted by sanctions in the U.S. and European Union. ...
U.S. Military Sets April Target Date for Leaving SyriaThe Wall Street Journal - 2019-02-09 00:58
The Pentagon is preparing to pull all American forces out of Syria by the end of April, even though the Trump administration has yet to come up with a plan to protect its Kurdish partners from attack when they leave, current and former U.S. officials said ...
Top U.S. general warns on Islamic State threat in Syria as troops withdrawsE-Kurd - 2019-02-06 13:51
WASHINGTON,— A top U.S. general warned on Tuesday that Islamic State would pose an enduring threat following a planned U.S. withdrawal from Syria, saying the militant group retained leaders, fighters, facilitators and resources that will fuel a menacing ...
Prime Minister Barzani receives U.S. Assistant Secretary of TreasuryKRG-Spain - 2019-02-06 00:01
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (cabinet.gov.krd) – Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received U.S. Assistant Secretary of Treasury Marshall Billingslea and his accompanying delegation. Assistant Secretary Billingslea welcomed improvements in the Kurdistan R ...
Former U.S. Ambassador Ford On Trump's Syria Policy | WNIJ and WNIUNorthernpublicradio - 2019-02-04 22:20
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Kurds fear their fate as Turkey says Trump reaffirmed U.S. Syria withdrawalCBS 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 withdrawalCBS 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 ...