Breaking News from Kurdistan, Europe and Middle East

Trump call with Turkish leader ‘led to US pullout from Syria’ - Independent.ie

Trump call with Turkish leader ‘led to US pullout from Syria’ - Independent.ie

Independent - 2019-02-11 03:05

Trump call with Turkish leader ‘led to US pullout from Syria’ - Independent.ie - Independent

There Should be No Power Vacuum During US Pullout from Syria: Turkey

BAS News - 2019-02-23 19:33
ERBIL - Turkey has told the US that there must not be a power vacuum during the US troops' withdrawal from Syria, state-run media said on Saturday. According to Anadolu Agency, the remarks were made by Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar during his mee ...

Washington has Baghdad’s Consent to Withdraw Troops from Syria Via Iraq: Official

BAS News - 2019-02-19 15:35
ERBIL — Washington has reached an agreement with Baghdad to use Iraq as a transit route for its troops withdrawing from Syria, according to an Iraqi official. "They [the US troops] will pass through Iraqi territory. Of course, there is an agreement betwe ...

US Top Commander in Iraq to Discuss Post-IS

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — US Army General Joseph Votel, head of the S. Central Command who oversees the US troops in in the Middle East, has arrived in Baghdad to talk about the region after the Islamic State (IS) final defeat and US pullout from Syria. Votel’s visit come ...

US Withdrawal from Syria Won’t Be Abrupt: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — The United States will not make an abrupt and rapid pullout from Syria as it is feared by allies in the region, according to special presidential envoy to the war against Islamic State (IS). Speaking during the annual Munich Security Conference i ...

‘US pullout from Syria risks boosting Russia, Iran influence’ | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-02-17 07:45

US pullout from Syria risks boosting Russia, Iran influence – Merkel – The Citizen

Citizen - 2019-02-16 18:29

Trump call with Turkey's Erdogan led to pullout from Syria - AOL News

AOL - 2019-02-16 08:48

Jihadist defeat, US pullout from Syria on table at coalition tal

Rûdaw - 2019-02-15 11:15

Turkish, Russian officials to discuss Syria in Ankara

Waar Media - 2019-02-11 14:37
WAAR_DUHOK Russian defense minister will arrive in Turkey on Monday to discuss Syria with his Turkish counterpart, according to Turkish National Defense Ministry sources. Russia’s Sergey Shoygu will pay a visit to the capital Ankara upon the invitation o ...

Erdogan says Trump positive on Turkish military plan to push east in Syria

Yahoo - 2019-02-10 02:58

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 ...

US pullout from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way: Trump

Yahoo - 2019-02-08 03:18

Trump, Erdogan Agree to Coordinate US Pullout From Syria

Voanews - 2019-01-25 16:22

Intelligence expert warns of regional consequences to US pullout from Syria

Worldisraelnews - 2019-01-22 14:39

Graham: chaos if US withdrawal from Syria unplanned

Waar Media - 2019-01-19 15:02
A US withdrawal from Syria that has not been thought through would lead to “chaos,” US Senator Lindsey Graham warned Saturday, urging President Donald Trump not to get out without a plan. Speaking to reporters in the Turkish capital Ankara a day after me ...

RTL Today - Leaving Syria: US pullout from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way: Trump

RTL - 2019-01-15 02:00

Trump threatens to 'devastate' Turkish economy over Syrian Kurds

BBC - 2019-01-14 02:12
The US leader warns Turkey of economic devastation if it attacks Kurds after a US pullout from Syria. ...