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Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe

Yahoo - 2019-02-11 08:45

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe - Yahoo

Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq are increasingly pressuring US to leave

Seth Frantzman - 2019-03-09 23:50
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Two Shi’ite militia leaders spoke out over the weekend, with one threatening the US and the other demanding US troops leave Iraq. Hashim al-Mousawi, spokesman of […] ...

Trump adviser: U.S. to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-02-27 21:17

Russia and Syria tell U.S. forces to leave Syria: joint statement

E-Kurd - 2019-02-27 15:48
MOSCOW,— Russia and Syria issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on U.S. forces to leave Syria and to allow people inside a refugee camp in the southeast of the country to be evacuated by Russian and Syrian forces. The statement, released by Russi ...

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 ...

Iraq to Repatriate IS Members Held in Syria: PM

BAS News - 2019-02-13 21:48
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi has said that Baghdad will repatriate the members of the jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) who have been held in Syria by the US-backed Kurdish forces. Iraq is said to bring back up to 20,000 Iraqis home b ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ottawa Refuses to Take Back Canadian IS Members Held in Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-07 21:39
ERBIL - Canada's Minister of Public Safety Ralph Goodale has made it clear that his county will not take back its citizens who are being held by the US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria over joining the Islamic State (IS), arguing that they have to bear the ...

Trump defends US pullout of Syria in his State of the Union address | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-02-07 18:34

Iraqi Shi'ite Cleric Indirectly Responds to Trump on US Military Presence

BAS News - 2019-02-06 21:07
ERBIL - Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, who is the highest level Shi’ite religious authority in Iraq, has indirectly responded to US President Donald Trump's statement on keeping the forces in Iraq to watch over Iran. The Shi'ite leader made the comments du ...

John Bolton: US troops will not leave Syria until safety of Kurds is assured

Telegraph - 2019-02-06 21:01

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-02-06 17:45

IS Will Claim Victory over US in Syria after Forces' Withdrawal: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-02-05 00:20
ERBIL - The jihadist group of Islamic State (IS) is likely to regain territory in Syria once again and claim victory over the US due to the President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing the forces from Syria, the Pentagon argued in a new report on Mon ...

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe | KAALTV.com

Kaaltv - 2019-01-25 13:05

John Bolton: US troops will not leave Syria until safety of Kurds is assured

The Kurdish Project - 2019-01-24 11:36
John Bolton, the US National Security adviser, said on Sunday that American soldiers would not leave Syria until there was an assurance from Turkey that Kurds in the north of the country would be safe. The post John Bolton: US troops will not leave Syria ...

Trump adviser: U.S. to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe

Yorkdispatch - 2019-01-19 22:59

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe | CHAT News Today!

Chatnewstoday - 2019-01-18 23:07

Trump adviser: US to leave Syria once IS beaten, Kurds safe - ABC News

GO - 2019-01-17 23:30

Graham: Trump still wants to leave Syria, but will reevaluate plan to attack ISIS - WFMZ

WFMZ - 2019-01-14 06:31