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Donald Trump news: US President makes horror Twitter error sparking furious backlash | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2020-05-11 08:33

Maduro says communication lines with US are silent

ANF - 2020-05-08 11:53
President of Venezuela says armed incursion in his country was "covert operation ordered by US President Donald Trump." ...

US President Donald Trump issued a statement on Armenian Remembrance Day - Panorama | Armenian news

Panorama - 2020-04-24 17:06

Iran Teaches Lesson to Those Who Start War: Zarif to Trump

BAS News - 2020-04-02 18:01
ERBIL — Iran will not start a war, but it will teach a lesson to those who are planing one, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said in response to previous comments made by US President Donald Trump. The US president said on Wednesday that the ...

US President Extends Newroz Greetings to President Nechirvan Barzani

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2020-03-26 20:32
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, March 26, 2020 Kurdistan Region President Nechirvan Barzani received a congratulatory letter from President Donald Trump of the United States on the occasion of Newroz. Below is the text of President Trump’s letter: On behalf of t ...

Republican critic of US President Donald Trump's Syria troop withdrawal says plan could actually work - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2020-02-16 12:01

US President Donald Trump visits California wildfire devastation | News | DW | 18.11.2018

DW - 2020-02-06 15:23

US President Donald Trump warns of 'carnage' in rebel stronghold in Syria's Idlib - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

ABC - 2020-02-04 09:23

Syrie : le commandant des forces démocratiques déclare que les Kurdes sont prêts à dialoguer si Ankara est sincère @amberinzaman

L'Important - 2020-01-23 18:53
In an exclusive interview with Al-Monitor in northeast Syria, General Mazlum Kobane spoke on a range of issues including prospects for reviving dialogue with Turkey, President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and the impa ...

Iraqi Kurdistan’s Nechirvan Barzani meets Donald Trump at Davos summit

E-Kurd - 2020-01-22 18:36
DAVOS, Switzerland,— Iraqi Kurdistan Region president Nechirvan Barzani met with US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum summit in Davos Switzerland on Wednesday for discussions about bilateral relations and ongoing tensions ...

Iraq’s Barham Salih threatened by Iran-backed militias before meeting with Trump

E-Kurd - 2020-01-22 15:22
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s President Barham Salih is set to meet with US President Donald Trump on Wednesday, amid threats made by Iran-backed back Iraqi militias to dissuade the Iraqi President not to do so. On Tuesday, two militias designated as terrorist groups ...

In the U.S., they wanted to kill Suleimani last summer

E-Kurd - 2020-01-22 15:22
Sardar Mesto | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The American television channel NBC News reported that the US government had planned the assassination of Iranian commander General Qassem Suleimani seven months ago. President Donald Trump then authorized the assassi ...

Iraqi officials fear economic ‘collapse if U.S. imposes threatened sanctions

E-Kurd - 2020-01-13 15:49
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi officials fear economic “collapse” if Washington imposes threatened sanctions, including blocking access to a US-based account where Baghdad keeps oil revenues that feed 90 percent of the national budget. US President Donald Trump was outr ...

US President Donald Trump supports Greece but doesn't want to irritate Turkey | Neos Kosmos

Neoskosmos - 2020-01-09 09:53

Iran "Must" Abandon Nuclear Ambitions: Trump

BAS News - 2020-01-08 20:48
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran "must" abandon its nuclear ambitions, calling on EU states, Russia, and China to leave the deal. "The very defective JCPOA expires shortly, anyway, and gives Iran a clear and quick path to nuc ...

Trump on Iranian Strikes: All is Well

BAS News - 2020-01-08 07:54
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump commented on the Iranian missile strikes on US bases in Erbil and Anbar, saying “all is well”. Early hours on Wednesday, Iran’s IRGC fired multiple missiles at US bases in Kurdistan Region’s capital Erbil and al-Assad ai ...

Trump Says "Not Right Point" to Leave Iraq

BAS News - 2020-01-08 01:46
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he believes this was not "the right point" for his country to withdraw the forces from Iraq. Trump's remarks came after the Iraqi parliament passed a resolution to oust the US and other foreign troop ...

Trump threatens Iran with 'big price' to pay over US embassy attack

BBC - 2020-01-01 00:03
President Donald Trump blames Iran for orchestrating an attack on the US embassy in Iraq. ...

German poll: Most feared leaders are Trump and Erdogan

ANF - 2019-12-30 12:38
Asked by a German poll "Which leader are you most afraid of?", most people answered they were most afraid of US President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. ...

U.S.-SDF Alliance Rings Hollow

E-Kurd - 2019-12-28 17:04
Ali Zeid | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Despite loud claims about withdrawal of American troops from northern Syria, a month after the start of Turkish “Peace Spring” military operation the US President Donald Trump acknowledged that the US military came east ...

Trump Warns Russia, Syria, Iran against "Killing" Civilians in Idlib

BAS News - 2019-12-26 19:33
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump warned on Thursday Russia, Syria, and Iran against "killing" of civilians in the Syrian rebel-held province of Idlib. "Russia, Syria, and Iran are killing, or on their way to killing, thousands of innocent civilians in I ...

Rouhani Expresses Concerns over US' Plan to Keep Syria's Oil

BAS News - 2019-12-19 21:51
ERBIL - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has slammed the US' plan to keep Syria's oil, as President Donald Trump has several times made it clear that Washington wants to secure the oilfields in the Middle Eastern country. Rouhani made the comments on Thu ...

Assad Accuses US of Selling Syrian Oil to Turkey

BAS News - 2019-12-16 15:54
ERBIL — The president of Syrian regime, Bashar al-Assad, has accused the United States of stealing Syrian oil and selling it to Turkey. Following the US decision to withdraw troops from Syria earlier this year, President Donald Trump said a small number ...

Trump Thanks Iran for Releasing Prisoner

BAS News - 2019-12-07 23:41
ERBIL - President Donald Trump has thanked Iran for releasing a US graduate student who had been behind bars over the past few years on espionage charges. "Taken during the Obama Administration (despite $150 Billion gift), returned during the Trump Admin ...

Syria Ceasefire "Holding Very Much": Trump

BAS News - 2019-12-05 19:37
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has praised Turkey's efforts to ensure the security in northern Syria, saying that the ceasefire "is holding very much." After beginning an offensive against the Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border areas on October 9, ...

US Successful in Keeping Syria's Oil: Trump

BAS News - 2019-12-03 21:09
ERBIL - In efforts to defend his policy on Turkey and Syria, US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Washington has been successful in keeping the oil from Syria. Speaking at the start of a NATO meeting on Tuesday, Trump repeated the assertion tha ...

Donald Trump impeachment: Call with Ukrainian president was 'inappropriate' | US News | Sky News

SKY - 2019-12-02 03:39

Mexico rejects US intervention after Trump outlines drug cartel plan

BBC - 2019-11-28 01:40
President López Obrador reacts to Donald Trump's decision to designate drug cartels as terrorist groups. ...

The Latest: US, Kurds target Islamic State in joint action

Washington Post - 2019-11-24 06:54
American-led forces and their Syrian Kurdish allies have carried out their biggest joint operation against the Islamic State in Syria since President Donald Trump ordered a pullback of U.S. forces there ...

VOA news: Pence on Surprise Iraq Trip to Reassure Kurds, Greet US Troops

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-23 17:06
ERBIL, IRAQ – Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Saturday in the highest-level American trip since President Donald Trump ordered a pullback of U.S. forces in Syria two months ago. Flying in a C-17 military cargo jet to preserv ...

White House hosts Minister Dizayee for meeting on KRG-US partnership

KRG-Spain - 2019-11-23 00:03
Minister Safeen Dizayee and Representative to the US Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman were hosted at the White House today for a meeting with Rob Greenway, the Special Assistant to President Donald Trump and Senior Director for Middle East and North Africa Affairs ...

Kurds in US struggle with distance amid Syria crisis abroad

Seattle Times - 2019-11-22 18:29
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When President Donald Trump abruptly announced plans to withdraw American troops from northern Syria last month, Nashville’s city hall and a bridge below the downtown skyline lit up in the green, yellow and red of the Kurdish flag ...

Greece must defend Western Balkans’ EU hopes

Kathimerini - 2019-11-22 00:58
comparable to that demonstrated by US President Donald Trump to his Syrian Kurdish allies ...

Iran Wants "Zero Transparency": Trump

BAS News - 2019-11-21 22:21
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has strongly criticized Iran's blockage of internet access in the country to reportedly prevent the protesters from disclosing the "tremendous violence." People across Iran have been taking to the streets against a surpr ...

Kurdistan 24: US Congressmen protest Erdogan visit to Washington

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-16 19:16
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan 24) – On Monday, a bipartisan group of 17 Congressmen called on President Donald Trump to rescind his invitation to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who will meet with Trump later on Wednesday. Led by Rep. Eliot Engel (D, N ...

Erdogan’s US visit goes smoothly, but tough issues remain unresolved

Justice for Kurds - 2019-11-16 19:16
WASHINGTON DC (Kurdistan 24) Despite strong Congressional opposition to the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to Washington, his discussions on Wednesday with President Donald Trump passed uneventfully, even as it did not appear that any of ...

US Troops in Syria "Only" for Oil: Trump

BAS News - 2019-11-14 00:06
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has once again stressed in the fact that his country's troops are in Syria "only for oil." The Pentagon has previously said that Washington's mission in Syria is to fight the remnants of the Islamic State (IS), but Trump ...

Turkey Bombards Syrian Town During Erdogan-Trump Meeting: SDF

BAS News - 2019-11-13 23:33
ERBIL - While US President Donald Trump said during his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that Syria ceasefire was holding well, Turkey bombarded Til Temir, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Wednesday. "During Erdog ...

Trump and Erdogan meet amid strained US-Turkey relations

Seattle Times - 2019-11-13 19:29
WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump met Wednesday as relations between the NATO allies are at their lowest point in decades, with Turkey drifting closer to Russia and Ankara facing a Washington backlash ove ...

Op-Ed: Dictators aren’t built in a day

The Kurdish Project - 2019-11-13 15:24
This article was originally posted in The Brussels Times on October 31, 2019. The last few weeks have witnessed a catastrophic geopolitical development in Rojava, Northeast Syria. On October 6, US President Donald Trump announced the immediate withdrawal ...

Nearly 600 US Forces to Stay in Syria: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-11-11 23:26
ERBIL - Washington has decided to keep around 600 US forces in Syria despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw his country's troops from the Middle Eastern country, the Pentagon said on Sunday. "There will be less than 1,000 for sure," said G ...

Erdogan to Visit Washington on Tuesday

BAS News - 2019-11-11 23:26
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is scheduled to visit Washington on Tuesday at an invitation by his US counterpart Donald Trump. The Turkish Communications Directorate said in a statement that Erdogan will stay in the US for two days, and ...

How the US State Department and officials reacted to the Syria withdrawal: October 6-November 3, 2019

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-04 07:39
What did US know about Turkey’s Syria invasion plans? By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Almost a month after the momentous phone call that led US President Donald Trump to decide to […] ...

Syria Crisis: Trump Says "I Like Oil"

BAS News - 2019-11-02 14:33
ERBIL - As speaking to reporters on the latest developments in Syria, US President Donald Trump frankly said that "I like oil," and that Washington's plan is to secure the oilfields in the Middle Eastern country. The US top official has reaffirmed that W ...

Actually there is oil in Syria

Seth Frantzman - 2019-11-01 21:13
TASS reports that the Syrian regime is annoyed about Trump’s oil decision to stay in Syria: “America has been defeated in Syria, so US President Donald Trump’s words sound like […] ...

US Forces Enter Kurdish Town on Turkey-Syria Border

BAS News - 2019-10-31 11:56
ERBIL - A US military convoy entered a Kurdish town on Turkey-Syria border on Thursday, while President Donald Trump has already announced the withdrawal of the US troops from Syria. The US forces reportedly entered the Syrian Kurdish town of Tirbaspi ne ...

Trump Announces Death of Baghdadi's "Number One" Successor

BAS News - 2019-10-29 16:23
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that Islamic State (IS) top leader Abu Bakir Al-Baghdadi's "number one" successor has been killed by the US forces. Multiple reports previously revealed that Baghdadi appointed in August a former off ...

Trump Confirms Death of IS Leader Baghdadi

BAS News - 2019-10-27 15:26
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump confirmed in an official statement on Sunday the death of the top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakir Al-Baghdadi in an operation by the US special forces in Syria's Idlib province. Earlier the day, a US defense official ...

US President Trump: al-Baghdadi is dead

ANF - 2019-10-27 15:17
The Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed, said US President Donald Trump announced on Sunday. ...

Protecting oil in northern Syria: Trump’s strategy under question

E-Kurd - 2019-10-26 12:33
WASHINGTON,— After abruptly pulling US troops who protected Kurdish fighters in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), President Donald Trump has identified protecting oil as the new goal in Syria. But experts question if the new strategy is realistic, or even legal ...

Trump Says Time for Kurds to Head to "Oil Region"

BAS News - 2019-10-24 18:52
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has thanked the Syrian Kurdish forces for their assistance to the coalition forces in combating terrorism in the Middle Eastern country, adding that the time has come for the Kurds to head to the "Oil Region." Trump wrot ...

US Never Let "Reconstituted" IS Have Oilfields in Syria: Trump

BAS News - 2019-10-24 18:09
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump made it clear on Thursday that Washington would never let a "reconstituted ISIS" to take control of the oilfields in Syria which were took back by the US forces and Kurdish fighters. The US top official had a few times i ...

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions, says Syrian Kurds ‘thankful’

E-Kurd - 2019-10-24 16:30
WASHINGTON,— U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced the lifting of US sanctions against Turkey and defended his abrupt pullout from Syria, saying “let someone else fight” over the “blood-stained” country. In a White House speech that formaliz ...

Trump Hails Turkey-Russia Deal on Syria “Safe Zone”

BAS News - 2019-10-23 15:20
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump welcomed a deal between Turkey and Russia to establish a so-called “safe zone” in the Kurdish areas of northern Syria. “Big success on the Turkey/Syria Border. Safe Zone created! Ceasefire has held and combat missions ha ...

Should the West also accept the cleansing of the Kurds in Rojava?

E-Kurd - 2019-10-23 01:53
Shakhawan Shorash | Exclusive to Ekurd.net The US President Donald Trump withdrew US troops, left the Kurds without protection, and paved the way for a Turkish invasion of Rojava. The weak reactions coming from NATO, the European Union (EU) and the Unite ...

Turkish Offensive in Syria Undermines Anti-IS Fight: US Envoy

BAS News - 2019-10-23 00:44
ERBIL - The recent Turkish offensive against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria has undermined the fight against the Islamic State (IS), US President Donald Trump's special envoy for the Syrian conflict argued on Tuesday. Turkey began a military ca ...

US President Donald Trump Says Turkey And Kurds Need To Fight "Like Two Kids"

NDTV - 2019-10-22 07:30

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 ...

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 ...

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 "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 ...

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 ...

Trump Says Deal with Turkey over Syria Desired for “Many Years”

BAS News - 2019-10-17 21:15
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump welcomed the deal between his dispatched delegation and Turkish counterpart to halt Turkish offensive in north east Syria. “This is a great day for civilization. I am proud of the United States for sticking by me in foll ...

Erdogan Threw Trump’s Letter in the Bin: Report

BAS News - 2019-10-17 14:26
ERBIL — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threw US counterpart Donald Trump’s letter in the garbage bin, a source told BBC. A letter from Trump, dated 9 October, which went viral on social media and was widely reported by major news outlets, in whic ...

Kurdish commander: Trump approved deal with Russia, Damascus

Washington Post - 2019-10-17 12:20
The commander of the Syrian Kurdish-led forces says US President Donald Trump did not oppose a deal his group made with Russia and the Syrian government to protect against a Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria ...

US delegation to seek a cease-fire with Turkey and Kurds

Seattle Times - 2019-10-17 10:01
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. delegation faces the herculean task of pressuring Turkey to accept a cease-fire in Northern Syria, hours after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. has no stake in defending Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands a ...

US delegation to seek a cease-fire with Turkey and Kurds

Washington Times - 2019-10-17 09:46
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior U.S. delegation faces the herculean task of pressuring Turkey to accept a cease-fire in Northern Syria, hours after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. has no stake in defending Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands a ...

A political tale that shames us all

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-17 03:09
American apologists for this humanitarian crisis have been busy making two arguments in defense of President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Syrian Kurdish population. ...

U.S. House denounces Trump’s troop withdrawal from Syrian Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-17 02:05
WASHINGTON,— The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to condemn Donald Trump’s pullback of US troops from Syrian Kurdistan (northern Syria), a formal manifestation of the fierce bipartisan backlash against the president’s controver ...

Trump dismisses US stakes in Syria: “We’re 7,000 miles away”

Seattle Times - 2019-10-16 22:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washing his hands of America’s presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in supporting the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as U.S. partners against Islamic State extremists. Condemnati ...

Turkey to Face "Devastating" Sanctions If Ankara-Washington Meeting Fails: Trump

BAS News - 2019-10-16 20:55
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that Turkey will face "devastating" sanctions if the planned Ankara-Washington meeting fails, as President Erdogan said that he was not ready to meet with the US delegation. Vice President Mike Pence ...

US President Donald Trump warns Iran of grave consequences in case of any misadventure - World News

Indiatoday - 2019-10-16 19:47

Turkish Offensive on NE Syria “Not Our Problem”: Trump

BAS News - 2019-10-16 19:38
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the ongoing Turkish military assault on the north east Syria is not Washington’s problem. “If Turkey goes into Syria it is between Turkey and Syria. It’s not our problem,” he said during a meeting ...

MBS-Erdogan-Trump alliance against Syrian Kurds in West Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-10-16 17:00
Aziz Baran | Exclusive to Ekurd.net It seemed rather odd even to the US President Donald J Trump’s closest allies in the Republican Party that following a short telephone call with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan he put out a statement on a Sunda ...

Trump to Meet US Lawmakers, Discuss Syria: Source

BAS News - 2019-10-16 10:50
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump will receive Leaders of the US Senate and House of Representatives, as well as the congressional foreign affairs and armed services committees on Wednesday to discuss the growing skirmish in Syria, a source revealed. The ...

For many US military vets, the offensive against the Kurds is personal

PRI - 2019-10-16 02:07
It’s been a week since President Donald Trump reversed US policy and moved troops out of the way in Syria. The withdrawal gave a green light to Turkey to attack the Kurds in northern Syria — allies that had deep relationships with many US veterans who fou ...

Pence, Pompeo to Visit Turkey on Wednesday: Trump

BAS News - 2019-10-15 23:21
ERBIL - US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Turkey on Wednesday to discuss the recent disputes between the two NATO allies, President Donald Trump revealed. "Mike is heading it up with Secretary Pompeo, they'll be l ...

Let ‘Napoleon Bonaparte’ rescue Syrian Kurds, Trump says

E-Kurd - 2019-10-15 14:54
WASHINGTON,— U.S. president Donald Trump suggested Monday that Syria’s formerly US-allied Kurds could look to 19th century French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte for protection after the US president ordered the departure of nearly 1,000 US troops from the co ...

Turkey pushes Syria offensive against Kurds in spite of US President Donald Trump warning and sanctions today - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-10-15 14:54

Trump Puts Kurds On Erdogan’s Butcher Block

E-Kurd - 2019-10-15 10:47
Dr. Mohammed M.A. Ahmed | Exclusive to Ekurd.net While the US president Donald Trump told President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in December 2018 that he would soon withdraw US troops from northern Syria (Rojava) and clear the way for Turkey to take it over, he ...

Trump orders Turkey sanctions; US scrambles for Syria exit

Seattle Times - 2019-10-15 03:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turkey began after Trump announced he was moving U.S. tro ...

Trump Signals Sanctions on Turkey

BAS News - 2019-10-14 23:10
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump tweeted that he will sign an executive order in response to Ankara’s military incursion in northern Syria. Trump’s statement mentions that the executive order authorizing sanctions on Turkey could bar Turkish officials f ...

Trump Orders Withdrawal of US Forces from Northern Syria: Official

BAS News - 2019-10-14 18:40
ERBIL - The Pentagon on Monday started to withdraw all US forces from northern Syria after receiving an official order from President Donald Trump, an official has confirmed. AFP cited the official as explaining that nearly 1,000 US troops will leave Syr ...

Trump Says Turkey, EU Should Re-capture IS Jihadists Escaped Syrian Kurds

BAS News - 2019-10-14 13:54
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Turkey and European countries are now responsible to re-capture the Islamic State (IS) militants who managed to escape prisons in the Syrian Kurdistan the past few days. Following the launch of the Tu ...

Turkish backed jihadists murder prisoners and female politician in Syria

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-14 06:11
Turkey has used the Syrian Arab fighters as a way to avoid casualties, unleashing them to attack and murder Kurds after US President Donald Trump announced the US would leave parts of Syria. ...

Kurdistan 24: Kurdish leader responds to Trump: We did not only fight for our interests

Justice for Kurds - 2019-10-14 02:51
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – Ilham Ahmed, the co-chair of the Syrian Democratic Council (SDC), told Kurdistan 24 in an exclusive interview that Syrian Kurds did not just fight for their own interests, in response to recent comments made by US President Donald T ...

Hunter Biden to step down from China board amid Trump attacks

BBC - 2019-10-14 00:01
The move by the son of former US Vice-President Joe Biden follows attacks by President Donald Trump. ...

Macron to Erdogan, Trump: Turkish Offensive against Syrian Kurds Must Stop

BAS News - 2019-10-13 19:55
ERBIL - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that he has made it clear to his US and Turkish counterparts, Donald Trump and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, that Ankara's offensive against the Kurdish forces in Syria must stop. Macron noted that he held ...

US withdraw thousand soldiers, threat new sanctions

ANF - 2019-10-13 17:41
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday said President Donald Trump is ordering most of the remaining US forces out of northern and eastern Syria. ...

Esper says Trump orders US troops to leave northern Syria

Seattle Times - 2019-10-13 16:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid an “untenable” conflict between Turkey and U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sun ...

'Americans sold us out,' Kurds guarding US base in Syria say

CNN - 2019-10-12 02:08
Kurdish forces guarding a US military base in northern Syria told CNN they feel they've been betrayed by their American allies after US President Donald Trump cleared the way for a Turkish operation against them. ...

Trump ready to activate ‘very significant’ sanctions on Turkey over Syria assault

E-Kurd - 2019-10-11 23:17
WASHINGTON,— US President Donald Trump is to authorize wide-ranging sanctions aimed at dissuading Turkey from further offensive military action in Syrian Kurdistan, the Kurdish region in northeastern Syria, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday. ...

'Let us be heard:' Hundreds of Nashville Kurds protest downtown over Trump's actions in Syria

Tennessean - 2019-10-11 23:11
The rally supported friends and relatives in Syria that Nashville Kurds say have been betrayed by President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops ...

On Syrian Kurds and Normandy, alliances and abandonment

E-Kurd - 2019-10-11 11:59
Michael Rubin | American Enterprise Institute President Donald Trump has justified his abandonment of Syrian Kurdish allies in part because the Kurds “didn’t help us in the Second World War, they didn’t help us with [the D-Day landings in] Normandy.” To ...

The Latest: Trump doubts public wants US involved in Syria

Washington Post - 2019-10-11 06:10
As Turkey’s military incursion into Syria continues, President Donald Trump is telling reporters the U.S. has only two choices: Hit Ankara hard with financial sanctions or send in U.S. troops to stop the fighting between Turkish and Kurdish forces ...

What did Donald Trump tweet about Michael Cohen and Paul Manafort? The US President's latest Twitter posts

Thesun - 2019-10-11 02:12

Trump Suggests Three Choices Regarding Turkish Attack against Kurds

BAS News - 2019-10-11 00:37
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump suggested three choices on Thursday concerning the Turkish attack against the Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria, one of which is to deploy troops and "win militarily." Trump argued that "we defeated 100% of the ISIS C ...

Turkey presses assault on Syria's Kurds as thousands flee the fighting The Turkish assault was launched three days after US President Donald Trump opened the way by pulling American troops October 10, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-10 20:59

As Trump abandons Kurds, Israel worries how dependable he is

Washington Post - 2019-10-10 20:04
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bet on President Donald Trump has yielded major diplomatic gains but the US pullback from Syria is raising worries about that strategy ...

Trump to Hit Turkey "Financially" if It Doesn't Play by Rules

BAS News - 2019-10-10 16:46
He is in contact with Turkey and the Kurdish forces ERBIL - US President Donald Trump threatened once again on Thursday to "hit Turkey financially" with sanctions if Ankara does not play by rules, as the Turkish army has already moved into northeastern S ...
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