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Donald Trump Complains To Reporters That ‘Being President Has Cost Me A Fortune’

Yahoo - 2019-01-17 01:12

Donald Trump: Could the US president pardon himself? - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-17 00:12

SDF Willing to Help Create Safe Zone in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-16 19:16
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has shown readiness to help establish a safe zone, across the north and east Syria, recently suggested by US President Donald Trump. The SDF, led by the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) ...

Turkey threatens northeast Syria

Green Left Weekly - 2019-01-16 17:49
US president Donald Trump announced by tweet on December 19 his intention to withdraw US troops from Syria. This followed a phone call between Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who had often stated his intention to invade north-eastern Sy ...

Islamic State claims Syria’s Manbij attack targeting U.S. troops

E-Kurd - 2019-01-16 17:18
MANBIJ,— Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack on American soldiers and their Kurdish allies in Syria, potentially complicating President Donald Trump’s plans to pull U.S. troops out of the country citing a victory against the jihadist group ...

Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

PRI - 2019-01-16 17:07
US President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a US-allied Kurdish militia in Syria. ...

EU to prepare for UK’s ‘disorderly exit’ scenario

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 14:28
The European Union will continue preparations for the UK’s “disorderly exit” scenario, the spokesman for European Council President Donald Tusk said Tuesday. “We will continue our preparations for all outcomes, including a no-deal scenario. The risk of a ...

US President Donald Trump and French Counterpart Emmanuel Macron to Discuss Iran Deal, Syria Situation Next Week - News18

News18 - 2019-01-16 10:18

President Erdogan BLASTS Donald Trump over sanctions warning he 'CANNOT remain silent' | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-01-16 08:26

This US President Made It Illegal To Criticize His Office. Its Not Donald Trump

NDTV - 2019-01-16 08:13

Donald Trump, America's Oldest First-Time President, Turns 72

NDTV - 2019-01-16 01:07

TIME Cover Shows US President Donald Trump As King

NDTV - 2019-01-15 20:17

LIVE STREAM: President Donald Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey

Clickondetroit - 2019-01-15 18:43

United States US President Donald Trump Cuts $25 Million Palestine Aid For East Jerusalem Hospitals

NDTV - 2019-01-15 17:42

World war 3: President Donald Trump creating nuclear weapon crisis says Russian MP | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-01-15 12:44

Turkey has no issue with Kurds: Erdogan

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 08:25
Turkey has no problem with Kurds, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in a phone call with his U.S. counterpart on Monday. A statement from the Turkish presidency said Erdogan and Donald Trump discussed the idea of a safe zone in northern Kurdistan. Turk ...

Donald Trump MAGA rally in Iowa: President Trump holds rally at Mid-America Center, Council Bluffs - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-15 07:55

POTUS In "Excellent Health": White House On Donald Trump's 1st Medical Test As President

NDTV - 2019-01-15 03:22

US President Donald Trump Meets Queen Elizabeth At Windsor Castle

NDTV - 2019-01-15 03:22

Federal budget deficit hits 6-year-high in Donald Trump's first fiscal year as president - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-01-15 03:22

Donald Trump warns Recep Tayyip Erdogan in direct call against mistreating the Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-15 01:22
President Trump had a call Monday with Recep Tayyip Erdogan and warned the Turkish president against mistreating the Kurds. The start Saturday of the U.S. military withdrawal from Syria raised concerns about an escalation of Turkey's longtime hostility t ...

Syria’s Kurds: The new frontline in confronting Iran and Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-01-14 22:39
Dr. James M. Dorsey | Ekurd.net US President Donald J. Trump’s threat to devastate Turkey’s economy if Turkish troops attack Syrian Kurds allied with the United States in the wake of the announced withdrawal of American forces potentially serves his broa ...

Trump, Erdogan Discuss Syria by Phone

BAS News - 2019-01-14 20:19
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone call on Monday evening to discuss the latest developments on their policies in Syria. Earlier on Sunday, Trump warned Turkey not to attack the Syrian Kurdish ...

Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks Syrian Kurd militia

Reuters - 2019-01-14 18:30
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Ankara on Monday and reviving fears of another downturn in ties between the NATO allies. ...

Pompeo: Trump threat to Turkey shows US commitment to Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 17:09
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump's threat to devastate NATO ally Turkey's economy if it attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria underscores America's commitment to its partners. ...

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition | Deadline

Deadline - 2019-01-14 13:45

Trump vows to “devastate Turkey economically if Kurds are hit"

ANF - 2019-01-14 12:41
US President Donald Trump threatened Turkey that they will “devastate Turkey economically” if Turkey was to hit Kurds. ...

Trump Warns Turkey of Economic Devastation If It Attacks Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-01-14 09:22
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump has warned that he would devastate Turkey economically if it attacks the US allies in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava). “[We] will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds,” Trump tweeted on Sunday. He signaled of creati ...

U.S. will devastate Turkey economically if it hits Kurds, Trump says

Washington Times - 2019-01-14 06:53
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump warned Sunday that if Turkey attacks U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in Syria, the United States will "devastate Turkey economically." Trump's decision to pull American troops out of Syria has left the United States' K ...

Time for President Donald Trump to Bury the U.S.-Turkey Alliance | The National Interest

Nationalinterest - 2019-01-14 02:27

President Donald Trump Tweetstorm – The Sunday Edition

Yahoo - 2019-01-14 01:44

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit; wants to protect Kurds

The Kurdish Project - 2019-01-12 13:08
This article originally appeared in Reuters. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would get out of Syria slowly “over a period of time” and would protect the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the country as ...

Trump’s decision on Syria is ‘very clear’: Pompeo

Waar Media - 2019-01-10 11:05
U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all American troops from Syria is “very clear”, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday. He was speaking to reporters at the U.S. Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq. “We will complete the mission of ...

Turkey's Erdogan rebukes Trump's top security adviser over Kurds in Syria

Reuters - 2019-01-09 03:55
Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan rebuked Washington's national security adviser on Tuesday for demanding that his country not attack Kurdish fighters in Syria, accusing him of complicating President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw U.S. troops. ...

Turkey slams US request for assurances on Syrian Kurds

Washington Post - 2019-01-09 03:16
Turkish officials are slamming President Donald Trump’s request to ensure the safety of Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria when the U.S. withdraws its military from the war-torn country ...

Donald Trump's Adviser Seeks Deal to Protect Syria Allies From Forces Once Backed By U.S. Under Obama

Newsweek - 2019-01-07 18:57
The Syrian rebels once backed by the U.S. under former President Barack Obama now pose the greatest threat Kurdish allies opposed by Turkey. ...

Mideast peace plan postponed: US envoy

Waar Media - 2019-01-07 12:22
U.S. ambassador to Israel David Friedman said on Sunday that his administration’s plan for peace in the Middle East would be delayed. In statements he gave during a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, to Israel, ...

Trump adviser outlines conditions for US pullout from Syria

Washington Times - 2019-01-06 20:51
JERUSALEM (AP) - President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Sunday that the American military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group and on Turkey assuring the safety of U.S.-al ...

John Bolton says U.S. troop withdrawal from Syria on 'conditions'

Washington Times - 2019-01-06 20:51
JERUSALEM — President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, said Sunday that the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and on Turkey assuring the safety of K ...

Third Senior US Official Resigns over Syria's Pullout

BAS News - 2019-01-06 17:56
ERBIL - Rear Admiral Kein M. Sweeney, chief of US Secretary of Defense, has resigned from his post in the wake of President Donald Trump's controversial decision of withdrawing his country's troops from Syria. The official said in a statement that "the t ...

Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on 'conditions'

FOX News - 2019-01-06 13:35
President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, says the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and Turkey assuring the safety of Kurdish fighters allied with ...

Trump aide: Syria withdrawal waiting on ‘conditions’

Seattle Times - 2019-01-06 13:04
JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, said Sunday that the U.S. military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the Islamic State group, and on Turkey assuring the safety ...

US deploys 80 troops over possible violence in DRC

Waar Media - 2019-01-05 14:00
U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that 80 military personnel have been deployed to Gabon due to the possibility of violent demonstrations in nearby Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over its recent presidential elections. In a letter to congressio ...

Syrian Kurds Deny Trump’s Statement on Selling Oil to Iran

BAS News - 2019-01-04 16:16
ERBIL — The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has denied a statement by US President Donald Trump who claimed that the Kurds were selling oil to Iran. “Not a drop of oil from northern Syria has been sold to Iran,” Redur Khalil, head of SDF foreign relations ...

US Senate McConnell McConnell rejects Democrats shutdown ending bill

Waar Media - 2019-01-04 11:14
US Senate Republicans under Majority Leader Mitch McConnell say they have no plans to consider the House bills to fund the government unless US President Donald Trump agrees to sign them into law. That ensures the shutdown will continue, clouding the fir ...

US Intensifies Offensive Against IS in Syria

BAS News - 2019-01-03 22:51
ERBIL - The US military has intensified its attacks on the Islamic State (IS) in the eastern parts of Syria while President Donald Trump has already announced the withdrawal of the US forces from the country. Earlier in December, Trump stated that he bel ...

Where do the Kurds fit into Syria's war?

Reuters - 2019-01-03 18:35
The future of Kurdish-led areas of northern and eastern Syria has been thrown into doubt by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops who have helped to secure the region. ...

Donald Trump shrugs off Mitt Romney's attack on his record

BBC - 2019-01-03 00:53
The US president reminds his fellow Republican that he lost when he stood for president. ...

Trump on Romney: 'I wish Mitt could be more of a team player'

BBC - 2019-01-03 00:04
US President Donald Trump reacts to senior fellow Republican Mitt Romney's stinging personal attack. ...

Trump gives no timetable for Syria exit; wants to protect Kurds

Reuters - 2019-01-02 22:59
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would get out of Syria slowly "over a period of time" and would protect the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the country as Washington draws down troops. ...

Trump Says US Wants to Protect Syrian Kurds Even After Its Forces' Pullout

BAS News - 2019-01-02 20:54
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that Washington wants to continue to protect the Kurds in Syria even after the withdrawal of the US troops from the country. Earlier in December, Trump said that he would pull the US forces out of ...

Trump: US will slowly withdraw troops from Syria

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 20:11
US President Donald Trump signaled Monday the U.S. is slowing down its withdrawal of 2,000 troops stationed in Syria. “If anybody but Donald Trump did what I did in Syria, which was an ISIS loaded mess when I became President, they would be a national he ...

Trump ‘ready’ to negotiate on shutdown

Waar Media - 2019-01-01 11:38
US President Donald Trump told Fox News Channel he was “ready” to negotiate to end the government shutdown, but added, “we have to have border security and the wall is a big part of border security.” Trump also said while he announced that US troops will ...

Trump’s Syria policy, Israel, and Iran: understanding and challenging the narratives

Seth Frantzman - 2019-01-01 08:59
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN US President Donald Trump appeared to slow down his decision to withdraw from Syria after meetings on December 30. This came just ten days after he […] ...

US president Donald Trump: Obama has a wall around his palace too

Waar Media - 2018-12-31 16:35
President Trump pointed to the wall that former President Obama built around his Washington DC mansion, as a reason to ask the Congress to fund his barrier on the southern border with Mexico. Trump tweeted on Sunday afternoon; “President Obama built a te ...

Trump Ensures Protection of Kurds after Syria Pullout: Senator

BAS News - 2018-12-31 10:53
ERBIL — US Senator Lindsey Graham said on Monday that President Donald Trump will ensure the protection of Kurds as the US troops are withdrawing from Syria. “I learned a lot from President Donald Trump about our efforts in Syria that was reassuring,” Gr ...

US and China are Very Close to Sign the Trade Deal

Waar Media - 2018-12-30 19:59
WAAR_DUHOK US and China are very close to Sign the Trade Deal US president Donald Trump announced that US is very close to the trade deal with China; while his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping asserted forming the staff to work on the deal. Donald Trump an ...

Iraqi Lawmaker Advocates Summoning Barham Salih to Parliament over Trump’s Visit

BAS News - 2018-12-29 13:14
ERBIL — A Shi’ite lawmaker is calling for an extraordinary session at the parliament to summon Iraqi President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi over Donald Trump’s unannounced visit to Iraq earlier this week. Trump paid a surprise visit t ...

Syria claims it has entered a disputed Kurdish-held town

Seattle Times - 2018-12-28 21:07
The conflicting reports around the announcement reflect the chaos that is likely to ensue after President Donald Trump's surprise decision this month to withdraw U.S. troops, as all sides of the conflict scramble to find ways to replace them. ...

Iraq's Influential Mufti Forbids Muslims to Celebrate New Year

BAS News - 2018-12-28 20:45
ERBIL - It is not permissible for Muslims to celebrate New Year's occasions, Iraq’s prominent Sunni, cleric Sheikh Abdul-Mahdi al-Sumaidaie, announced on Thursday, also strongly decrying US President Donald Trump's recent surprise visit to Baghdad. Iraq' ...

PKK’s Karayilan: Trump’s decision didn’t surprise us

ANF - 2018-12-28 15:54
PKK Executive Committee Member Murat Karayilan said US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria wasn’t a surprise for them. ...

Ex-premier Abadi Says Trump’s Unannounced Visit to Iraq Harms Baghdad-Washington Ties

BAS News - 2018-12-27 12:36
ERBIL — Iraq’s former prime minister Haider al-Abadi has slammed the unannounced visit by US President Donald Trump to Iraq, saying it could harm the relations between Baghdad and Washington. Abadi wrote in an official statement on Thursday that Trump’s ...

Iraqi PM Reveals Reasons for No Meetings with Trump

BAS News - 2018-12-26 23:39
ERBIL — Iraqi Prime Minsiter Adil Abdul-Mahdi revealed just after midnight on Wednesday that there was an initial plan to receive US President Donald Trump in Baghdad before it was canceled. Trump paid a surprise visit to Iraq on 26 December to celebrate ...

Iraqi Lawmakers Denounce Trump’s Visit, Criticize Baghdad Leaders

BAS News - 2018-12-26 23:39
ERBIL — A group of Iraqi lawmakers and politicians have fiercely reacted to the surprise visit by US President Donald Trump to their country, saying it was a “blatant violation of Iraq’s sovereignty”. The comments came after the White House announced lat ...

Trump Visits US Forces in Iraq

BAS News - 2018-12-26 21:32
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to his country's forces in Iraq on Wednesday, only days after his announcement of withdrawing US troops from Syria. The US top official alongside his first lady Melania Trump, a small group of aides ...

US Sets up Two Bases in Iraq after Syria Pullout Announcement

BAS News - 2018-12-26 09:54
ERBIL — The United States has established two new military bases in Iraq’s western province of Anbar, said a local source. The establishment of the new bases came in the week after President Donald Trump has announced a decision to withdraw all the US tr ...

Ex-Israeli Spy Chief: Moscow Helped Get Trump Elected

Waar Media - 2018-12-26 08:10
Tamir Pardo, former head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, has claimed that Russian cyber-meddling helped influence the 2016 U.S. presidential elections in favor of current U.S. President Donald Trump, Israeli daily Haaretz reported Tuesday. Accord ...

White House: Trump is Ready to Meet with Erdogan

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 18:50
“US President Donald Trump is ready to meet Turkey president Recep Tayyip Erdogan; however, planning any specific activities not currently underway,” announced the White House. “Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited U.S. President Donald Tru ...

Trump and Melania Take Christmas Calls from Children about Santa’s Whereabouts

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 15:02
President Trump and Melania Trump took phone calls from children wishing them happy Christmas. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Christmas Eve took calls from children to wish them happy Christmas; earlier U.S. President and first la ...

Trump: Saudi Arabia to pay for rebuilding Syria

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 09:25
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said Saudi Arabia will spend money to help reconstruct Syria. “Saudi Arabia has now agreed to spend the necessary money needed to help rebuild Syria, instead of the United States,” Trump tweeted. “See? Isn’t it nice ...

Erdogan Invites Trump to Visit Turkey

BAS News - 2018-12-25 08:42
ERBIL — Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has invited US President Donald Trump to visit Turkey in the coming year, the White House said. "While nothing definite is being planned, the President is open to a potential meeting in the future," White House sp ...

US Pullout Order Signed

BAS News - 2018-12-24 17:54
ERBIL - Outgoing US Defense Secretary James Mattis has signed the order of withdrawing the US forces from Syria, a Defense Department spokesman said on Monday. The signing took place after President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he would replace Matti ...

Trump Names New Acting Defense Secretary

Waar Media - 2018-12-24 15:07
U.S. President Donald Trump has named Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan as acting defense secretary. In a post on Twitter on December 23, Trump described Shanahan as “very talented” and said the appointment was effective as of January 1. Shanahan ...

Withdrawal order signed for American troops

ANF - 2018-12-24 13:47
US President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of American troops last Wednesday. ...

Washington Asks Iraqi Deployment to Syria as US Troops Leave

BAS News - 2018-12-24 13:31
ERBIL — The United States has asked the Iraqi government to deploy soldiers to northeast Syria to fill the gap left by the US troops, a source claimed. The report comes after US President Donald Trump announced that his country’s troops currently station ...

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 ...

Iraq Strengthens Forces on Syrian Borders Amid US Troops’ Withdrawal

BAS News - 2018-12-22 23:04
ERBIL - Iraq has strengthened its forces on the border areas with Syria as the US President Donald Trump has announced the withdrawal of his country's forces from the region, a military official said. Capt. Najm Abdul Latif, commander of Al-Jazeera and A ...

US Envoy for Anti-IS Coalition Resigns over Syria Withdrawal

BAS News - 2018-12-22 18:34
ERBIL - The special US presidential envoy to the anti-Islamic State (IS) coalition, Brett McGurk, resigned on Saturday over President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria. Earlier on Wednesday, Trump said he believes tha ...

Disturbing questions about the US sudden Syria withdrawal

Seth Frantzman - 2018-12-22 16:30
Between December 14 and 20 the US, its allies, partners and the Middle East have been shocked to see US President Donald Trump decide to withdraw from Syria and US […] ...

US Government Officially Enters Partial Shutdown

Waar Media - 2018-12-22 14:19
With a government shutdown just hours away, President Donald Trump was on Friday night appealing to Democrats via video message – and blaming them for a standoff over money for his border wall with Mexico. The Senate declined to vote on a short-term spen ...

Trump signs Iraq and Syria genocide bill

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-22 13:39
On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump signed into law the Iraq and Syria Genocide Relief and Accountability Act of 2018. ...

Trump's Decision on Withdrawal from Syria Made During Phone Call with Erdogan

BAS News - 2018-12-21 21:52
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria was made during a phone call with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to The Associated Press. Trump did not consult his top national security ...

Avoiding a Free-for-all in Syria’s North East

International Crisis Group - 2018-12-21 18:46
President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. troops to withdraw from north-east Syria. This risks chaos and drives home the urgent need for a deal that restores Syrian state sovereignty to its north east, assuages Turkish security concerns and allows for some ...

Donald Trump: US President Donald Trump: Don’t want US to be ‘policeman of Middle East’ - WASHINGTON NEWS

Indiatimes - 2018-12-21 11:45

Bloomberg: Trump Courts Catastrophe in Syria Islamic State is not defeated, and a U.S. withdrawal would be an abandonment of Kurdish allies.

Justice for Kurds - 2018-12-21 06:23
President Donald Trump is on the verge of making a spectacularly bad decision. The White House is soon expected to announce its plans to remove the 2,000 U.S. troops now serving in northeastern Syria. This is not totally unexpected. Trump ran for presiden ...

US Defense Secretary Resigns

BAS News - 2018-12-21 01:35
ERBIL — Defense Secretary James Mattis handed in his resignation on Thursday after reportedly disagreeing with President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out troops from Syria. "Because you have the right to have a Secretary of Defense whose views are bet ...

Turkey Threatens to "Bury" Syrian Kurdish Fighters in Their Trenches

BAS News - 2018-12-20 20:04
ERBIL - Turkey has threatened that the Syrian Kurdish forces would be "buried in their trenches" in any Turkish military campaign targeting the Kurdish fighters in Syria. Turkey's threatenings came only one day after the US president Donald Trump announc ...

Washington to End Anti-IS Air Campaign in Syria as Well: Report

BAS News - 2018-12-20 18:02
ERBIL - The US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing his country's forces from Syria will also include a halt in the US air operation against the Islamic State (IS) in the country, US officials revealed on Thursday. Trump announced on Wednesda ...

Vladimir Putin Welcomes Trump’s decision

Waar Media - 2018-12-20 17:57
Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomed the US decision to the military withdraws from Syria. Speaking at his annual news conference, Putin said he agreed with US President Donald Trump who decided that the defeat of the Islamic State group removed the ...

Putin Welcomes Trump's Decision of Withdrawing Forces from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-20 17:42
ERBIL - Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed the US President Donald Trump's decision of withdrawing the US forces from Syria, considering it "the right decision." Trump said in a surprising statement on Wednesday that he would pull all his coun ...

Barzani: Anti-IS War Not Finished Yet, Syrian Kurds Suffered Too Much

BAS News - 2018-12-20 15:44
ERBIL - Kurdish prominent leader and former president of the Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, has expressed concerns for the Syrian Kurds as the US President Donald Trump has decided to withdraw his country's forces from Syria. "The recent developments ...

President Donald Trump is Pulling all 2,000 US Troops out of Syria In a Single Tweet

Waar Media - 2018-12-20 14:38
President Donald Trump is pulling all 2,000 US troops out of Syria, officials announced, as the president suddenly declared victory over the ISIS, his party’s lawmakers who called his action rash and dangerous. The US began airstrikes in Syria in 2014, a ...

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 ...

Why did Trump decide to leave eastern Syria? Seth Frantzman’s podcast discussing thee withdrawal

Seth Frantzman - 2018-12-20 13:26
In a new podcast posted on youtube I discuss US President Donald Trump’s momentous decision to withdraw from Syria. It touches on the following points. Challenges for the region? Is […] ...

IS Not Removed from Middle East Map: French Minister

BAS News - 2018-12-20 11:44
ERBIL — In reaction to President Donald Trump’s announcement of withdrawing US troops from Syria, French Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly has warned that the Islamic State (IS) is yet to be removed from the map. “Daesh is weaker than ever. Da ...

US senators ask Trump to reconsider withdrawal from Syria

Jewish Coalition for Kurdistan - 2018-12-20 10:37
A group of US senators have called on President Donald Trump to reconsider his surprise decision of pulling out of Syria, calling the move a “costly mistake”. ...

Thoughts and questions about US withdrawal from Syria

Seth Frantzman - 2018-12-20 02:17
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN There has been shock at the sudden decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from Syria. Here are some thoughts and questions, and maybe some […] ...

US Preparing for Full Withdrawal from Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-19 17:29
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that his country has accomplished mission to defeat the Islamic State (IS) in Syria, and, therefore, it is preparing for withdrawing US forces from the country. “We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my ...

U.S. Wins One Major Battle In Syria, But Prepares for Another as Donald Trump Tells Turkey to Back Off

Newsweek - 2018-12-15 06:12
As U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds won a critical battle against ISIS in Syria, President Donald Trump reportedly warned his Turkish counterpart not to attack them. ...

The Reset That Wasn’t: The Permanent Crisis of U.S.-Russia Relations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-12-15 00:19
Donald Trump is the only President of the United States since the collapse of the Soviet Union who has been unable to “reset” the U.S. relationship with Russia. While the Clinton, Bush, and Obama resets didn’t last, they provided periods of respite in the ...
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