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Tunisia's first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi dies: 'He made history' | The Independent

Independent - 2019-10-22 01:19

Turkey’s Border Towns Pay Deadly Price for Erdogan’s Syria Incursion

New York Times - 2019-10-22 01:09
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s campaign against the Kurdish militia in Syria has led to at least 20 deaths at home and has reopened old wounds in southeast Turkey’s traumatized population. ...

Iraqi Kurds appreciate U.S. forces despite Syria pullout, president says

Reuters - 2019-10-22 00:46
Iraqi Kurdish President Nechirvan Barzani said on Monday that the United States pulling out of Syria was "undesirable" but that the semi-autonomous region appreciated the U.S. historical role in protecting it. ...

Remarks by President Trump in Cabinet Meeting | The White House

Whitehouse - 2019-10-22 00:24

Kurdistan Region President Meets with Leaders of Political Parties

KRG-Spain - 2019-10-22 00:04
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 16 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani met with leaders and representatives of political parties that have seats in the Kurdistan Parliament. The President of the Kurdistan Region called for the meeting to exchange views amon ...

Brett McGurk: Syria crisis 'going to get worse'

Washington Times - 2019-10-21 23:42
President Trump's former special envoy to the fight against Islamic State warned on Monday that the situation in northern Syria is "going to get worse" following the withdrawal of U.S. forces from the region and a burgeoning clash between NATO ally Turke ...

Pompeo: We are ready for military action if needed

ANF - 2019-10-21 23:39
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CNBC’s Wilfred Frost: "We prefer peace to war" and added: "But in the event that kinetic action or military action is needed, you should know that President Trump is fully prepared to undertake that action." ...

Trump says he may leave some U.S. forces in Syria to protect oil, but not Kurds

NBC News - 2019-10-21 23:05
The president's comments come after Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the Pentagon had discussed keeping some troops in parts of northeastern Syria. ...

Richard Engel explains why Kurds fear Trump's decision may end their homeland

NBC News - 2019-10-21 23:05
NBC News' Richard Engel explains why the Kurdish people think President Trump's decision will mean the end of their homeland. ...

Macron Calls for Ceasefire Extension in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-21 20:43
ERBIL - French President Emmanuel Macron called on Monday for an extension to a negotiated ceasefire between Turkey and the Kurdish forces in Syria. Macron made the remarks during a phone call with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, during which, he ...

No Commitment to Protect Syrian Kurds for "400" Years: Trump

BAS News - 2019-10-21 19:47
ERBIL - In his latest comments on the situation in Syria, US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Washington never gave the Kurds a commitment to Protect them for "400" years. Talking to reporters at the White House, Trump pointed out that the nego ...

President Barzani Receives French Foreign Minister

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-10-21 19:29
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 17 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani received Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic, Jean-Yves Le Drian. Both leaders discussed Erbil-Baghdad relations, the importance of political and security stab ...

Trump says ceasefire in Syria is holding despite few skirmishes

Reuters - 2019-10-21 18:16
The ceasefire between Turkey and Kurdish forces in Syria is holding despite some skirmishes, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday, a day before the truce expires late on Tuesday. ...

Turkish President Recap Tayyip Erdoğan Threw Trump's Letter About The Kurds In The Trash - uPolitics

Upolitics - 2019-10-21 18:12

The life and brutal times of Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan - Insider

Insider - 2019-10-21 17:46

U.S. could leave 200 troops inside Syria with Kurds

CBS News - 2019-10-21 16:52
U.S. troops that President Trump said were coming home from Syria are instead moving into Iraq. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the soldiers will continue fighting ISIS. He also said that some of those troops would be left in eastern Syria to protect oi ...

Syrians throw potatoes at withdrawing American troops

Washington Times - 2019-10-21 15:40
Residents of a heavily Kurdish city in northeast Syria threw potatoes at withdrawing American troops on Monday, underscoring the deep anger over President Trump's decision to pull most U.S. forces from the region amid a Turkish military offensive. While ...

Turkey’s Continuous Trail of Terror and Genocide

E-Kurd - 2019-10-21 14:53
Ardishir Rashidi-Kalhur | Exclusive to Ekurd.net President of Kurdish American Education Society, Los Angeles. Following Turkey’s invasion of Kurdistan in Syria, on October 9th, members of the European Union have come out to strongly condemn the Turkish ...

U.S. troops cross into Iraq as part of withdrawal from Syria

Reuters - 2019-10-21 11:35
U.S. troops crossed into Iraq early on Monday, part of a withdrawal from northeast Syria ordered by President Donald Trump that opened the way for Turkish troops to launch an offensive against Kurdish fighters in the area. ...

Romney takes shots at Trump over race, says he’s abandoning Kurds in Syria

New York Post - 2019-10-21 10:39
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, took a series of shots at President Trump in an interview that aired Sunday, saying that some of the president’s rhetoric appealed to racism and claiming that under his leadership, the US was abandoning allied Kurdish fighters in ...

Turkey targeting ‘Kurdish’ in Syria after cease-fire

The New Mail - 2019-10-21 09:03
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey will resume targeting Kurdish in northern Syria once the 120-hour pause in fighting ends Tuesday if an agreement with the United States… The post Turkey targeting ‘Kurdish’ in Syria after cease-fir ...

U.S. troops leaving Syria for western Iraq as Kurds pull back amid cease-fire

NBC News - 2019-10-21 06:22
President Trump has praised the cease-fire deal with Turkey for allowing U.S. forces to come home, but Defense Secretary Mark Esper said nearly all U.S. troops in Syria will move to western Iraq “to help defend Iraq and … perform a counter-ISIS mission.” ...

Erdogan’s ambitions go beyond Syria. He says he wants nuclear weapons.

Seattle Times - 2019-10-21 03:57
WASHINGTON — Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, wants more than control over a wide swath of Syria along his country’s border. He says he wants the Bomb. In the weeks leading up to his order to launch the military across the border to clear Kurdis ...

American forces continue withdrawal from northern Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-21 02:10
American forces continued their withdrawal from northern Syria. Defense secretary Mark Esper says they’re headed for Iraq — not home, as President Trump promised. Left behind are America's ally: the Kurds. Holly Williams reports. ...

Erdogan’s Ambitions Go Beyond Syria. He Says He Wants Nuclear Weapons.

New York Times - 2019-10-21 01:56
A month before invading Kurdish areas in Syria, Turkey’s president said he “cannot accept” the West’s restrictions that keep him from a bomb. ...

Mark Esperanto? Trump misnames his defense secretary in tweet

Seattle Times - 2019-10-21 00:50
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump shared an update Sunday from his defense secretary that outlined “minor skirmishes” between Turkish and Kurdish fighters in northern Syria as U.S. troops make their way out of the area. It might have passed by with lit ...

SDF Slams Trump's Remarks on Syria Ceasefire

BAS News - 2019-10-20 23:56
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has slammed the remarks made by US President Donald Trump on a recently declared ceasefire in northeast of Syria, in which, he said that the "new areas being resettled with Kurds." Trump said in a st ...

Kurdistan Region President Meets with Leaders of Political Parties

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-10-20 21:53
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 16 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani met with leaders and representatives of political parties that have seats in the Kurdistan Parliament. The President of the Kurdistan Region called for the meeting to exchange views amo ...

President Trump’s abandonment of the Kurds is bad enough, but what about the nukes we store in Turkey? - cleveland.com

Cleveland - 2019-10-20 21:04

Lindsey Graham Blasts Trump on Syria, But Defends Him Over Impeachment Inquiry

Newsweek - 2019-10-20 19:31
"If we abandon the Kurds, ISIS will come back and if there's an attack here or against our allies, President Trump owns it," the Republican senator said. ...

Trump refers to Defense Secretary Mark Esper as ‘Esperanto’

New York Post - 2019-10-20 17:23
President Trump in a tweet on Sunday touted the Defense secretary’s comments about the ceasefire in Syria but misspelled Mark Esper’s name. “Mark Esperanto, Secretary of Defense, ‘The ceasefire is holding up very nicely. There are some minor skirmishes th ...

Turkey, Russia to Discuss Withdrawal of Syrian Kurds form Border Towns

BAS News - 2019-10-20 11:10
ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, are expected to meet later this week and discuss the withdrawal of Syrian Kurdish fighters from the Minbij and Kobani, said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavuso ...

Erdogan vows to 'crush the heads' of Kurds if they don't withdraw; both sides trade blame for violating cease-fire

FOX News - 2019-10-20 09:50
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday promised to "crush the heads" of the Kurds in Syria, according to a report. This, as both Turkey and the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) claim the other is violating terms of a 120-hour cease-f ...

Remarks by President Trump Upon Arrival of Air Force One | Fort Worth, TX | The White House

Whitehouse - 2019-10-20 08:06

Letters to the editor — Should President Donald Trump be impeached?

Dallasnews - 2019-10-20 07:34

Erdogan says Turkey to resume Syria offensive if truce deal falters

Reuters - 2019-10-20 01:55
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey would press on with its offensive into northeastern Syria and "crush the heads of terrorists" if a deal with Washington on the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters from the area was not fully implemented. ...

Dan Gainor: Fake news – ABC falsely portrays Kentucky shooting range as Syria battle scene

FOX News - 2019-10-20 00:48
ABC News used video of shooting at a gun range in Kentucky and said it showed an attack by Turkish forces on Kurds in Syria. This made President Trump look bad and potentially escalated the conflict. ...

Turkey to "Crush the Heads" of Syrian Kurds if They Reject Withdrawal: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-10-19 22:01
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Saturday that Ankara would "crush the heads" of the Syrian Kurdish forces if they refuse to withdraw from the Kurdish-held areas as part of a recently announced agreement by the US and Turkey. Earl ...

Kurdish and Turkey Forces Reportedly Clash During Shaky Ceasefire

Time - 2019-10-19 21:59
The Kurds appealed to Vice President Mike Pence to enforce the deal ...

SDF Urges US to Ensure Ceasefire Implemented in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-19 21:10
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has called on the US to ensure the recently announced ceasefire in Syria is implemented, as Turkey has so far continued to bombard the Kurdish forces in northeast of the country. "US Vice President, ...

The Latest: Turkey president says Morsi didn't die naturally - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2019-10-19 20:40

Erdogan vows to ‘crush the heads’ of Syrian Kurdish forces if no pullout

E-Kurd - 2019-10-19 20:30
ISTANBUL,— Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday warned that Turkey would “crush the heads” of Syrian Kurdish forces if they did not withdraw from a proposed safe zone along the border under a US-brokered deal. If the pullout does not happen ...

President Trump says Kurds are ‘happy’ despite Turkish offensive

NBC News - 2019-10-19 16:02
Despite a cease-fire brokered by President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Kurds say they are facing “ethnic cleaning” and 250,000 people have already been forced from their homes. NBC’s Richard Engel reports for Weekend TODAY ...

Turkish and Kurdish forces clash despite ceasefire

CBS News - 2019-10-19 15:24
In Syria, Kurdish forces are accusing Turkey of failing to abide by the terms of the U.S.-brokered ceasefire. Its leaders are calling on Vice President Mike Pence to take responsibility for its enforcement. It comes as Russian leaders reportedly huddled i ...

Fact-checking Trump on the Kurds: Yes, they are more unsafe now. No, they aren’t more threatening than ISIS.

Washington Post - 2019-10-19 15:00
Trump’s recent statements on the matter have been, to quote the office of the Russian President Vladimir Putin, “highly unusual.” Other comments have been downright wrong or misleading. ...

Kurdish forces, Turkey exchange blame for continued fighting

Washington Times - 2019-10-19 14:24
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) - Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Turkey exchanged blame on Saturday for fighting that has rattled a U.S.-brokered cease-fire in northeastern Syria, as the Kurds appealed to Vice President Mike Pence to enforce the deal. The Syrian De ...

Kurdish forces, Turkey exchange blame for continued fighting

Seattle Times - 2019-10-19 13:51
AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Syrian Kurdish-led forces and Turkey exchanged blame on Saturday for fighting that has rattled a U.S.-brokered cease-fire in northeastern Syria, as the Kurds appealed to Vice President Mike Pence to enforce the deal. The Syrian De ...

It’s Not Ceasefire; It’s Capitulation of Kurds: EU’s Tusk on Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-19 11:17
ERBIL — European Union Council President Donald Tusk said on Friday that the suspension of Turkish military action that was agreed on by Ankara and Washington is not a ceasefire, but a capitulation of the Kurds. Following a five-hour-long meeting between ...

Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky

Washington Times - 2019-10-19 10:46
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State. He touted a cease-fire agreement th ...

Turkey’s Erdogan: U.S. must keep its promises in Syria

NBC News - 2019-10-19 10:34
President Erdogan insisted the Turkish offensive would resume if any Kurdish fighters remained in place. He also said he would not forget the undiplomatic tone of President Trump’s controversial letter. ...

Fragile cease-fire in Syria as Kurds begin to withdraw

NBC News - 2019-10-19 10:34
Small skirmishes broke out between Turkey and Kurdish fighters in Syria hours after the 5-day cease-fire went into effect. The agreement is largely holding, but Turkish President Erdogan warns his country will resume their assault if the Kurds don’t pull ...

Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky

Seattle Times - 2019-10-19 08:56
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State. He touted a cease-fire agreement t ...

General discontent: how the president's military men turned on Trump | US news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-10-19 02:08

In ‘Cave-In,’ Trump Cease-Fire Cements Turkey’s Gains in Syria

New York Times - 2019-10-19 01:01
The agreement, announced by Vice President Mike Pence, may stop the killing in the Kurdish enclave in northern Syria. But the cost to American influence is expected to be high. ...

Clashes and Confusion Mar Attempt at Cease-Fire in Syria

New York Times - 2019-10-19 01:01
A day after Vice President Mike Pence announced a pause in the battle between Turkish and Kurdish forces, there were conflicting reports of whether Turkish troops were advancing or holding fire. ...

El Chapo: Mexican president says police 'did right' to free drug lord's son

BBC - 2019-10-19 00:49
Police in the city of Culiacán were overpowered as they tried to arrest the drug cartel member. ...

Kurdistan Region President Meets Top UK Military Advisor

KRG-Spain - 2019-10-19 00:05
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 15 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani received the Senior Adviser to the Middle East and North Africa, Lieutenant General Sir John Lorimer and his accompanying delegation. President Barzani discussed the reform process of th ...

EU Council President Tusk says the "so-called" Syria ceasefire is "a demand of capitulation of the Kurds." - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sandiegouniontribune - 2019-10-18 23:38

Exclusive: Surprise Syria truce hinged on Turkey's deadline demand-top official

Reuters - 2019-10-18 23:19
The surprise deal to suspend Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish-led forces in Syria hinged on President Tayyip Erdogan's demand that Washington agree a time limit on any ceasefire, a senior Turkish official said on Friday. ...

Syria crisis tests Trump’s global religious freedom vows

Seattle Times - 2019-10-18 22:07
The Turkish invasion of northern Syria in the wake of President Donald Trump’s troop withdrawal from the region could put to the test Trump’s stated commitment to global freedom of worship for religious minorities. The fighting between the Turks and Kurd ...

Turkey "Cannot Forgot" Trump's Letter: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-10-18 22:05
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan revealed on Friday that Ankara "cannot forget" his US counterpart Donald Trump's letter about the Turkish incursion into Syria, warning of doing "what's necessary when the time comes." In his letter to Erdog ...

Trump says Turkey's attacks on Kurds were "eliminated quickly" by ceasefire

CBS News - 2019-10-18 21:03
President Trump said he spoke to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this morning. Mr. Trump said the attacks against the Kurds in northern Syria were "eliminated quickly" following Thursday's ceasefire agreement and that Turkey has made "a full pause" ...

Trump claims ceasefire resumes after continued fighting

CBS News - 2019-10-18 21:03
The president also claimed the Kurds were "very happy about the way things are going" ...

Turkish air strikes kill 14 civilians in Syrian Kurdistan despite truce: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-10-18 20:49
TEL TAMR, Syrian Kurdistan,— Turkish-led bombardment Friday killed 14 civilians in Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northeastern Syria, as Turkey’s president threatened to broaden his assault and an hours-old US-brokered deal already appeared to c ...

Trump news - live: Erdogan says Turkey will 'not forget president's disrespectful letter' as White House backtracks over Ukraine revelation | The Independent

Independent - 2019-10-18 20:24

Trump Says "Ultimate" Syria Solution Underway

BAS News - 2019-10-18 19:12
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has hailed the temporary ceasefire between Turkey and the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria, hinting on an "ultimate" solution for Syrian crisis. Trump's remarks come while there have been reports of civilian casualti ...

Remarks by President Trump and President Mattarella of the Italian Republic Before Bilateral Meeting | The White House

Whitehouse - 2019-10-18 18:23

U.S.-Turkey deal not real ‘ceasefire’, it’s a demand of capitulation of Syrian Kurds: Tusk

E-Kurd - 2019-10-18 17:54
BRUSSELS,— European Council president Donald Tusk said Friday after a meeting of EU leaders that Turkey’s US-brokered truce was not serious and demanded Ankara halt its offensive against Kurdish forces. “The situation is quite obvious. This so-called ‘ce ...

The Latest: EU Council chief Tusk blasts Syria cease-fire

FOX News - 2019-10-18 17:53
The latest on Turkey's invasion of northern Syria (all times local): 4:20 p.m. EU Council President Donald Tusk says the "so-called" Syria cease-fire is "a demand of capitulation of the Kurds" and called on Turkey to immediately halt its operation in nort ...

EU's Tusk: Turkish halt of military operations 'not a ceasefire'

Reuters - 2019-10-18 16:17
European Union Council President Donald Tusk on Friday said the halt of Turkish hostilities announced in northern Syria is not a genuine ceasefire and called on Ankara to immediately stop military operations in Syria. ...

Erdogan says Syria offensive will continue if truce deal not fully implemented

Reuters - 2019-10-18 15:49
Turkey will continue its offensive into northeast Syria more rapidly than before if an agreement with the United States to pause the operation and allow the withdrawal of Kurdish forces is not fully implemented, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday. ...

Czech president Milos Zeman accuses Turkey of war crimes in Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-18 15:23
PRAGUE,— Czech President Milos Zeman has accused fellow NATO member Turkey of teaming up with terrorists during its offensive in Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northeastern Syria, and of committing war crimes. “President Erdogan calls the Kurds ...

Czech President: Europe and America "vulgarly" betrayed the Kurds

ANF - 2019-10-18 15:11
"In my opinion, Turkey is committing war crimes in Syria and should not become a member of the European Union," said Zeman. ...

‘Sporadic’ clashes in Syrian Kurdish Serêkaniyê town after Turkey announces truce

E-Kurd - 2019-10-18 12:05
SEREKANIYE, Syrian Kurdistan,— A Syrian ceasefire brokered by Vice President Mike Pence in Turkey had already been broken by Friday morning as gunfire and shelling was heard in the border city of Serêkaniyê (Ras al-Ain) in Syrian Kurdistan. Sporadic clas ...

Role of Kurds in Defeating IS Cannot Be Ignored: Barzani

BAS News - 2019-10-18 11:59
ERBIL — Kurdish leader and president of the ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Masoud Barzani, received the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Friday at the Barzani Headquarter. During the meeting, Barzani and Le Drian discussed the late ...

Trump on Turks and Kurds: ‘Like two kids in a lot, you’ve got to let them fight’

Seattle Times - 2019-10-18 06:44
DALLAS — President Donald Trump celebrated the temporary cease-fire in Syria that his envoys negotiated Thursday and argued that it had been wise for him to allow Turkish forces to invade and attack Kurds because “sometimes you have to let them fight a l ...

Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding Turkey’s Actions in Northeast Syria | The White House

Whitehouse - 2019-10-18 06:29

“Not our border” President Trump defends decision to pull troops our of Syria

WarIsBoring - 2019-10-18 06:23
Caitlin M. Kenney Stars and Stripes President Donald Trump on Wednesday called Syrian Kurds “no angels” as he defended his recent decision to remove American troops from the war-torn country, leaving the U.S. ally to fight off an invading Turkish force. “ ...

In Chilling Echo Of Ethnic Cleansing, Trump Says North Syria Needed To Be ‘Cleaned Out’

Huffpost - 2019-10-18 06:14
The president called it "rough love." ...

‘Daily Show’ Mashup Mocks Trump’s Astonishing 180 On Kurds Since Last Year

Huffpost - 2019-10-18 06:14
"The Daily Show" dug up the president's comments last year. ...

Kurd commander accepts ceasefire terms

CBS News - 2019-10-18 02:40
Vice President Mike Pence announced that Turkish President Erdogan agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria. The president called it a "great day for civilization." Charlie D'Agata reports from Iraq. ...

Vice President Pence brokers ceasefire with Turkish President Erdogan on Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-18 02:40
The U.S. has brokered a ceasefire with Turkey to stop attacks on Kurdish forces in Syria. Associated Press White House reporter Jill Colvin is traveling with President Trump in Texas and joins CBSN to explain what we know about the ceasefire deal. ...

President Barzani Meets US Department of State Delegation

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-10-18 02:02
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 15 October 2019 President Nechirvan Barzani met with David Schenker, United States Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs. Both sides exchanged views on the latest developments in Iraq, the demonstrations in Baghda ...

AP fact check: Trump muddles facts on U.S. Syria withdrawal

Seattle Times - 2019-10-18 01:28
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump muddled the facts Wednesday on America’s withdrawal from Syria and the conditions on the ground there, as he distanced himself and the U.S. from the ongoing Turkish invasion into Syria. He suggested incorrectly that th ...

U.S., Turkey agree to 5-day cease-fire in Syria, Pence says, to let Kurds withdraw

Seattle Times - 2019-10-18 01:28
ISTANBUL – Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that Turkey had agreed to a cease-fire in Syria, more than a week after the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched an offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters who had previously allied wi ...

Daily Show Video Shows Trump Contradicting Himself on Kurds Just One Year Apart

Newsweek - 2019-10-18 01:16
Footage has surfaced of President Trump contradicting himself on the matter of the Kurdish freedom fighters who had fought alongside American troops, only one year apart. ...

Trump calls Turkey ceasefire "an incredible outcome"

CBS News - 2019-10-18 00:35
President Trump welcomed the temporary ceasefire in Syria announced Thursday by Vice President Mike Pence in Ankara. In Texas, Mr. Trump told reporters "we've got everything we ever dreamed of" and said the Kurds are "incredibly happy" with this outcome. ...

Vice President Pence announces Syria ceasefire

CBS News - 2019-10-18 00:35
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday afternoon that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria. Pence said Turkey would pause its invasion for 120 hours in order to allow Kurdish forces to withdraw from the ...

Vice President Pence brokers ceasfire with Turkish President Erdogan on Syria

CBS News - 2019-10-18 00:35
The U.S. has brokered a ceasefire with Turkey to stop attacks on Kurdish forces in Syria. Associated Press White House reporter Jill Colvin is traveling with President Trump in Texas and joins CBSN to explain what we know about the ceasefire deal. ...

Kurdish leader says Trump promised he would protect the Kurds

NBC News - 2019-10-18 00:07
"I want him to stay committed to his words," the head of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces said of President Donald Trump. ...

Pence touts cease-fire plan to save Kurds from Turkish assault

NBC News - 2019-10-18 00:07
After meeting President Erdogan in Ankara, the U.S. Vice President Mike Pence proudly announced a freeze of Turkey’s military operation in northern Syria. ...

U.S., Turkey agree to cease-fire to allow Kurdish forces to retreat

NBC News - 2019-10-18 00:07
The diplomatic overture took place just hours after President Donald Trump described the Kurdish forces fighting Turkish troops as “no angels.” ...

Turkey to suspend Syria offensive 'to allow Kurdish withdrawal'

BBC - 2019-10-18 00:01
US Vice-President Mike Pence says the pause in operations will allow Kurdish-led forces to withdraw. ...

Would a Democratic president ‘crash’ the economy like Trump predicts?

AEI - 2019-10-18 00:00
Some policies being touted on the Democratic campaign trail might well unnerve investors, but the president also faces political and financial constraints. The post Would a Democratic president ‘crash’ the economy like Trump predicts? appeared first on A ...

Kurdistan President, French FM Discuss Politics in Iraq, Conflicts in Syria

BAS News - 2019-10-17 23:40
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani on Thursday received the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Erbil to discuss a range of issues primarily pertaining to the politics in Iraq and the recent conflicts in north east Syria. Duri ...

Amid Calls For Impeachment, Joseph Maguire Is Caught Between The President And Congress | HuffPost

Huffpost - 2019-10-17 23:27

Erdogan says joint U.S. effort on Syria will promote peace

Reuters - 2019-10-17 23:07
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Twitter on Thursday he is confident that joint efforts with the United States will promote peace and stability after the two sides agreed to pause Turkey's military offensive in northeastern Syria. ...

Top Kurdish politician welcomes Turkey ceasefire but says will defend against assault: Al Arabiya

Reuters - 2019-10-17 22:26
Top Kurdish politician Aldar Xelil said he welcomed a halt to fighting in northern Syria with Turkey but the group would defend itself if subjected to an assault, speaking to Al Arabiya after a ceasefire announced by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. ...

'The President eats his own': Military veterans in Congress unload on Trump for abandoning a US ally in the ISIS fight | Business Insider India

Businessinsider - 2019-10-17 22:04

Turkish president threw Trump's letter in the garbage: Report [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-10-17 21:44

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