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More US troops could stay in Syria than previously announced - Task & PurposeTaskandpurpose - 2019-03-22 01:47
US Denies Report It Is Leaving up to 1,000 Troops in SyriaInquirer - 2019-03-20 16:53
US Decision on Syrian Troops Left Muddled After WSJ ReportMirrorherald - 2019-03-20 12:10
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | KOMOKomonews - 2019-03-20 06:17
US to Keep More Troops in Syria If Talks With Ankara Do Not See Progress | Asharq AL-awsatAawsat - 2019-03-19 11:44
US denies keeping 1,000 troops in Syria – Middle East MonitorMiddleeastmonitor - 2019-03-19 11:34
US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to ...Trust - 2019-03-19 02:47
US denies report it is leaving up to 1,000 troops in Syria | World | thenews.com.pk | KarachiThenews - 2019-03-19 02:21
Gen. Dunford refutes reports of 1,000 US troops staying in SyriaAmericanmilitarynews - 2019-03-18 23:15
Top US general refutes 'factually incorrect' reporting that military could keep nearly 1,000 US troops in Syria - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-03-18 09:51
Pentagon refutes reports about plans to leave 1,000 US troops in Syria - Statement | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News ManagementIndiablooms - 2019-03-18 06:15
US now plans to leave up to 1K troops in Syria: ReportWashingtonexaminer - 2019-03-18 00:21
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | WCYBWCYB - 2019-03-15 13:33
US looks to get more cash from allies that host its troops | WBFFFoxbaltimore - 2019-03-14 03:26
US to leave 'peacekeeping group' of 200 troops in Syria after withdrawal | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-03-14 00:25
Parliament bill may not prevent US troops from staying in IraqAl Monitor - 2019-03-12 02:45
Baghdad Denies Reports Claiming More US Forces Deployed to IraqBAS News - 2019-03-11 23:09
ERBIL - Baghdad has denied the reports claiming that more US forces have been deployed to Iraq recently. Earlier the week, Israeli media reports claimed that Washington had sent more troops to Iraq, explaining that the US forces were deployed through Isr ...
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria - StarTribune.comStartribune - 2019-03-10 07:12
Pro-Iranian militias in Iraq are increasingly pressuring US to leaveSeth Frantzman - 2019-03-09 23:50
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Two Shi’ite militia leaders spoke out over the weekend, with one threatening the US and the other demanding US troops leave Iraq. Hashim al-Mousawi, spokesman of […] ...
White House: 200 US Troops to Remain in SyriaVoanews - 2019-03-09 22:14
US looks to get more cash from allies that host its troops | WJACWjactv - 2019-03-09 06:34
Trump: 'I agree 100 percent' with keeping some US troops in Syria | USA News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-03-09 06:16
US looks to get more cash from allies that host its troops | KGANCbs2iowa - 2019-03-08 23:47
US looks to get more cash from allies that host its troopsYahoo - 2019-03-08 19:54
Trump agrees on keeping US troops in Syria - Khaleej TimesKhaleejtimes - 2019-03-08 03:39
Foreign Troops in Iraq Not a Threat to Neighbors: Parliament SpeakerBAS News - 2019-03-07 23:22
ERBIL - The presence of the US-led coalition troops in Iraq poses no threat to the neighboring countries, Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi said on Thursday. Halbusi made the remarks during a visit to Iran where he had meetings with President ...
Trump says 'tiny' contingent of 200 US troops to remain in Syria | USA News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-03-07 19:44
Syria war: US to leave 200 troops for peacekeeping after withdrawal - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-03-07 06:39
Trump: US will keep troops in SyriaKurdistan24 - 2019-03-06 12:33
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | KTULKTUL - 2019-03-06 11:03
Lindsey Graham prevails, as Trump is persuaded to leave 200 US troops in SyriaWashingtonexaminer - 2019-03-06 10:08
Trump Agrees with Congress on Keeping US Military Presence in SyriaBAS News - 2019-03-06 10:00
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said he agrees with members of Congress to keep some troops in Syria after the promised pullout. It came after a group of Senators and representatives officially appealed to Trump on 22nd February to keep a small residua ...
Trump flip-flops on Syria, tells Congress he agrees ‘100%’ with keeping US troops in region | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-03-05 23:34
Trump agrees '100%' with keeping US troops in Syria, letter reveals – live | US news | The GuardianThe Guardian - 2019-03-05 21:20
Russia, Syria urge US to withdraw its troops | The ChronicleChronicle - 2019-03-05 15:11
U.S.-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay | Metro USMetro - 2019-03-04 13:47
US to station some troops in Syria even after pullout - New Delhi Times - India's Only International NewspaperNewdelhitimes - 2019-03-04 07:09
Trump wants US troops in Iraq to 'keep an eye' on Iran | Iraq News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-03-03 16:47
Trump agrees to keep about 400 US troops in Syria, official says - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-03-03 13:28
Perilous scramble for Syrian enclave after Trump withdraws US troops | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-03-02 06:22
US Briefs Turkey on Plans to Withdraw Troops From Syria by Summer - Reports - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-03-02 01:34
US Troops: Syria Withdrawal Beginning | National ReviewNationalreview - 2019-03-01 18:48
Kurdish-led militia slam US decision to withdraw troops from Syria | News | DW | 20.12.2018DW - 2019-02-28 21:57
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | KTVLKTVL - 2019-02-28 20:56
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | WEYINbc25news - 2019-02-28 10:28
Trump to keep 400 US troops in Syria after all - VoxVOX - 2019-02-28 07:20
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | WJLAWJLA - 2019-02-27 23:08
Tribes in Anbar Refuse to Fight US ForcesBAS News - 2019-02-27 18:35
ERBIL - The tribes in the Iraqi province of Anbar have refused to fight the US forces in the area, considering the presence of the foreign troops normal. "We will not fight the American soldiers in Anbar for anyone," Awad al-Dilema, a member of the Anbar ...
Russia, Syria urge US to withdraw its troops | Russia News | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-02-27 14:36
US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay, United States News & Top Stories - The Straits TimesStraitstimes - 2019-02-27 09:03
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | KFOXKfoxtv - 2019-02-27 02:50
France ‘welcomes’ US decision to keep troops in Syria: Emmanuel MacronKurdistan24 - 2019-02-26 21:23
John Bolton told Turkey some US troops would stay in Syria for Iran - VoxVOX - 2019-02-26 17:46
Iran’s Supreme Leader to Assad: We Won’t Allow US Troops to Remain Near Syria-Iraq BorderCnsnews - 2019-02-26 17:20
Several Hundred US Troops Will Remain In Syria - Task & PurposeTaskandpurpose - 2019-02-26 16:03
Syria war: US to leave 200 troops for peacekeeping after withdrawal - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-02-26 02:38
US To Retain Hundreds Of Troops In Syria Despite Withdrawal – OpEd – Eurasia ReviewEurasiareview - 2019-02-25 06:30
As US withdraws troops from Syria, France and UK remain in the back seatFrance24 - 2019-02-24 15:51
President Trump to leave 200 troops in Syria as 'peacekeeping group' | donald trump | united states | middle east | syria | us-syria | taliban | isis | islamic state | white house | middle east peaceTheweek - 2019-02-24 11:27
US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay - Region - World - Ahram OnlineAhram - 2019-02-24 08:45
As US withdraws troops from Syria, France and UK remain in the back seatGulan Media - 2019-02-24 00:33
Kurdish-backed council welcomes US decision to keep troops in SyriaKurdistan24 - 2019-02-23 22:10
There Should be No Power Vacuum During US Pullout from Syria: TurkeyBAS News - 2019-02-23 19:33
ERBIL - Turkey has told the US that there must not be a power vacuum during the US troops' withdrawal from Syria, state-run media said on Saturday. According to Anadolu Agency, the remarks were made by Turkey’s Defense Minister Hulusi Akar during his mee ...
Kurd forces welcome US decision to keep 200 troops | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-02-23 14:00
US Troops in Syria to Help Create Safe Zone: PentagonWaar Media - 2019-02-23 13:59
WAAR_DUHOK A couple hundred American troops will remain in Syria after the U.S. pullout as part of a multinational force to establish a safe zone in the region, the Pentagon said Friday. “U.S. forces numbering a couple hundred will remain in northeast Sy ...
400 US Troops Staying in Syria to Keep Pressure on ISIS, Protect Kurds | Military.comMilitary - 2019-02-23 12:33
Kurds Laud US Decision to Keep Some Troops in SyriaVoanews - 2019-02-23 06:04
'Hundreds' of US troops to remain in Syria to fight ISIS - reportRûdaw - 2019-02-22 23:37
"In the meantime we can leave a small force ...
Kurd forces welcome US decisionto keep 200 troops | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-02-22 21:04
US will not completely withdraw troops from Syria | MEOMiddle East Online - 2019-02-22 18:27
SDF Welcomes US Decision to Keep 200 Troops in SyriaBAS News - 2019-02-22 17:27
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has welcomed Washington’s recent decision to keep 200 soldiers in Syria after its announced withdrawal. “We evaluate the White House decision ... positively,” Abdulkarim Omar, SDF’s co-chair of forei ...
US to keep 200 'peace keeping' troops in Syria in reversal of Trump withdrawal plan | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-02-22 15:10
200 US soldiers to remain in SyriaANF - 2019-02-22 12:23
According to a new decree after US President Donald Trump’s announcement that US troops were to withdraw from Syria, 200 soldiers will remain in the country. ...
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | WLOSWLOS - 2019-02-22 10:17
Allies say they won't remain in Syria after US troops withdraw - Middle East - StripesStripes - 2019-02-22 09:46
Around 200 US troops to remain in Syria after pullout: W.HouseRûdaw - 2019-02-22 09:40
"A small peace-keeping group of about 200 will remain in Syria for a period of time," ...
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | WACHWACH - 2019-02-22 07:50
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | KGANCbs2iowa - 2019-02-22 07:32
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | KEPRKeprtv - 2019-02-22 07:19
White House says US will keep 200 troops in Syria | KAALTV.comKaaltv - 2019-02-22 03:32
About 200 US troops to stay in Syria following Trump's order for 'full' removal - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-02-22 01:20
US-backed Syrian forces call for 1,500 coalition troops to stay - Cyprus MailCyprus Mail - 2019-02-21 07:33
US troops in Iraq were invited, PM Abdul-Mahdi tells criticsRûdaw - 2019-02-20 20:14
Shiite parties demand an immediate withdrawal of foreign forces ...
‘You took us to the middle of the road and left us there’: Syrian Kurds fear more upheaval as US troops plan withdrawal | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-02-20 15:59
Syria: US-Backed Forces Call for 1,500 Coalition Troops to StayThewire - 2019-02-20 07:22
Kurdish-led Syrian militia calls for US troops to stayAlaraby - 2019-02-19 16:58
Washington has Baghdad’s Consent to Withdraw Troops from Syria Via Iraq: OfficialBAS News - 2019-02-19 15:35
ERBIL — Washington has reached an agreement with Baghdad to use Iraq as a transit route for its troops withdrawing from Syria, according to an Iraqi official. "They [the US troops] will pass through Iraqi territory. Of course, there is an agreement betwe ...
SDF commander asks General Votel to keep 1000 US troops - Task & PurposeTaskandpurpose - 2019-02-19 11:11
Commander of US-backed forces fighting ISIS asks US to keep troops in Syria - CNNPoliticsCNN - 2019-02-19 08:33
SDF commander calls for 1,500 coalition troops to remain in SyriaRûdaw - 2019-02-18 21:29
US forces will soon withdraw from northeast Syria ...
US troops were highly visible regulars at the Syrian restaurant where a suicide bomber killed 4 Americans | Milbank MonitorMilbankmonitor - 2019-02-18 02:51
Bashar al-Assad warns Syrian Kurds that U.S. will not protect themE-Kurd - 2019-02-17 19:54
DAMASCUS,— Syrian president Bashar al-Assad warned Syria’s Kurds Sunday that their ally the United States would not protect them against any Turkish offensive as Washington looks to withdraw it troops. The US is set to pull out its soldiers from Syria af ...
US Top Commander in Iraq to Discuss Post-ISBAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — US Army General Joseph Votel, head of the S. Central Command who oversees the US troops in in the Middle East, has arrived in Baghdad to talk about the region after the Islamic State (IS) final defeat and US pullout from Syria. Votel’s visit come ...
US Urges Allies to Send 1,500 Troops to Syria to Create Safe Zone – Reports - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-02-16 21:32
Conflicting US statements, as Europe asked to replace US troops in SyriaKurdistan24 - 2019-02-16 19:24
US May Ask Europe to Send Troops to Syria for Buffer Zone With Turkey | Al BawabaAlbawaba - 2019-02-16 15:58
US Seeks European Presence in Northeast SyriaWaar Media - 2019-02-16 10:16
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said Friday that President Donald Trump would ask European countries to send troops to establish a buffer zone in northeast Syria along Turkey’s southern border. Graham’s remarks came at the Munich Security Conferen ...