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U.S. pressing Syrian Kurds to accept Turkish troops - report | Ahval

U.S. pressing Syrian Kurds to accept Turkish troops - report | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-15 22:53

U.S. pressing Syrian Kurds to accept Turkish troops - report | Ahval - Ahvalnews

Syrian Kurds to React If Damascus Attacks: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-04-21 13:15
ERBIL — The Syrian Kurdish forces are ready to strongly repel any military attacks by the Syrian regime, said the spokesperson for People’s Protection Units (YPG). Speaking to Kurdistan 24, Nouri Mohammed said the Kurdish forces will defeat any threat co ...

U.S. Consul General and accompanying delegation visit Peshmerga Staffing & Training Academy

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-21 00:55
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On Thursday, April 11th, 2019, Steve Fagin, U.S. Consul General in Erbil, and Colonel Adam, Commander of U.S. Forces in Kurdistan, visited Peshmerga’s Staffing & Training Academy and were received by Brigadier General ...

U.S. Continues Supplying Kurds to Counteract Turkey | News Ghana

Newsghana - 2019-04-18 09:42

US to ask Syrian Kurds to let Turkish forces through the door

Al Monitor - 2019-04-15 21:50

Syrian Kurds hand over 200 Islamic State militants to Iraq: source

E-Kurd - 2019-04-13 19:23
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi security forces received Friday a batch of 200 Islamic State (IS) militants captured by the U.S.-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in neighboring Syria, a security source said. “Iraqi security forces have received 200 IS m ...

Syrian Kurds Announce Deal to Return 31,000 Displaced Iraqis

BAS News - 2019-04-11 23:48
ERBIL - The US-backed Syrian Kurds announced on Thursday that they had reached an agreement with Baghdad for returning some 31,000 displaced Iraqis, the majority of whom are women and children, from northeastern Syria to Iraq. "A delegation from the Iraq ...

U.S. senators introduce bill to sanction Turkish officials over detentions - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-11 06:13

U.S.-China Trade War: Causes and Consequences

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-10 06:19
The Trump administration has taken U.S. foreign economic policy in directions not seen since the establishment of the postwar liberal […] ...

U.S.-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State | MPR News

Mprnews - 2019-04-09 15:15

The Taiwan Relations Act at 40: Reaching a New Optimal Equilibrium in U.S.-Taiwan Policy

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-09 06:20
The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA)—passed by the U.S. Congress in 1979—has provided an enduring framework for U.S.-Taiwan relations. This remarkable legislation mandated special American obligations and commitments to Taiwan that have helped to preserve peace ...

Wary of U.S. ally, Syrian Kurds look to Damascus for talks - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-05 01:01

U.S. Will Leave Up To 1,000 Troops In Syria To Guard Against ISIS Resurgence | KUAF

KUAF - 2019-04-03 19:57

U.S. Will Leave Up To 1,000 Troops In Syria To Guard Against ISIS Resurgence | New Hampshire Public Radio

NHPR - 2019-04-03 19:53

U.S. Will Leave Up To 1,000 Troops In Syria To Guard Against ISIS Resurgence | Public Radio Tulsa

Publicradiotulsa - 2019-04-03 12:20

U.S. Will Leave Up To 1,000 Troops In Syria To Guard Against ISIS Resurgence | Valley Public Radio

KVPR - 2019-04-03 06:40

U.S.-backed fighters clash with IS militants in eastern Syria

Washington Times - 2019-04-03 06:09
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish-led force said Tuesday. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic ...

U.S. Will Leave Up to 1,000 Troops in Syria: WSJ

Thedailybeast - 2019-03-19 02:21