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US asks for Germany to send troops to Syria to ease burden - Independent.ieIndependent - 2019-07-16 07:38
Germany Rejects US Call to Deploy Ground Troops in Syria - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-07-14 12:41
US presses Germany to send ground troops to Syria, putting Merkel on spotYahoo - 2019-07-10 07:10
US call for Syria troops divides German coalition – EURACTIV.comEuractiv - 2019-07-09 07:41
US calls on Germany to send ground troops to SyriaFrance24 - 2019-07-08 20:29
US Call for Syria Troops Divides German Coalition | Voice of America - EnglishVoanews - 2019-07-08 20:29
Deutsche Welle: US calls for German ground troops in SyriaFocus Fen - 2019-07-08 14:35
US Pressures Germany to Send Ground Troops to Syria to Partially Replace American Forces - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-07-08 14:35
US presses Germany to send ground troops to Syria, putting Merkel on spot | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-07-08 14:35
US call for Syria troops divides German coalition | World | thenews.com.pk | KarachiThenews - 2019-07-08 02:40
US calls on Germany to send ground troops to SyriaRûdaw - 2019-07-07 16:34
German Social Democrats are likely to oppose sending soldiers ...
US asks Germany to send ground troops into Syria, aid anti-IS fightGulan Media - 2019-07-07 16:28
US Calls for German Troops in Syrian KurdistanBAS News - 2019-07-07 11:25
ERBIL — The United States has called on Germany to send ground troops to support the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against the remnants of the Islamic State (IS). "We want ground troops from Germany to partly replace our soldiers," James Jef ...
US calls for German ground troops in Syria | News | DW | 07.07.2019DW - 2019-07-07 09:51
US asks Germany to send ground troops into Syria to aid anti-ISIS fight, World News & Top Stories - The Straits TimesStraitstimes - 2019-07-07 06:16
US-backed troops close in on final stronghold of ISIS in SyriaNypost - 2019-07-04 14:07
EXCLUSIVE: Countries May Begin Backfilling US Troops in Syria Within Weeks, Envoy Says - Defense OneDefenseone - 2019-06-29 01:26
Rockets land in Iraqi military base, home to US-led coalition troopsGulan Media - 2019-06-18 15:33
US to send 1,000 additional troops to Middle EastWaar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK The U.S. will send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East for “defensive purposes,” acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Monday. The decision came in response to a request from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) and with the advi ...
Rockets land in Iraqi military base, home to US-led coalition troopsKurdistan24 - 2019-06-18 10:29
Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensionsRûdaw - 2019-06-18 10:19
The Trump administration has ordered 1,000 more troops to the Middle East ...
US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: PentagonBAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...
Rockets land in an Iraqi military post home to US personnelFOX News - 2019-06-18 06:15
The Iraqi military says three rockets have hit an installation north of Baghdad used by Iraqi troops and where American trainers are also present. ...
Missiles hit Iraq base hosting US troopsRûdaw - 2019-06-18 06:05
Katyusha rocket attack on Taji Military Base is the second of its kind in four days ...
US to deploy extra troops amid growing tension with IranBBC - 2019-06-18 02:06
The US releases new images from the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks and is sending 1,000 more troops. ...
US appears to soften position on Turkish troops in Syria | Arab NewsArabnews - 2019-06-16 17:26
Mortar attack targets Iraqi air base where US troops are stationedGulan Media - 2019-06-15 15:51
Kurdish official seeks clarification from US over troops withdrawal in Syria | TheHillThehill - 2019-06-06 01:21
Turkey to Delay Syria Operation, Erdogan Welcomes US Decision to Withdraw TroopsVoanews - 2019-06-03 13:55
If US troops leave Syria, what happens to America’s Kurdish partners in the fight?Marinecorpstimes - 2019-05-31 17:58
Trump move to pull US troops from Syria opens way to turmoilMilitarytimes - 2019-05-30 13:21
Syria war: 'IS suicide bomber' kills US troops in Manbij - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-05-28 17:16
US planning to keep 1,000 troops in Syria despite Trump’s withdrawal call – Florence StandardFlorencestandard - 2019-05-27 06:05
US sending more troops to Middle East; Iran planned to put missiles on fishing boatsKurdistan24 - 2019-05-25 23:31
Iran could block Strait of Hormuz if US deploys troops: Iraq oil ministerRûdaw - 2019-05-25 21:45
Trump has agreed to deploy 1,500 more troops to the Middle East ...
New US Deployment to Middle East Threatens International Peace: Iranian FMBAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — The decision to deploy an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East is a “dangerous” development that threatens the “international peace”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cited by state-owned IRNA, Zarif said his country w ...
Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to the Middle EastRûdaw - 2019-05-25 06:08
Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role ...
US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: TrumpBAS News - 2019-05-24 23:43
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will send an additional 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to escalate. He told reporters that the role of the new deployment is “defensive in nature”. The US presiden ...
Reuters.. US to send 5,000 troops to Middle EastWaar Media - 2019-05-24 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Tehran and Washington ...
US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to MideastRûdaw - 2019-05-24 12:34
Troops would beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats ...
US Considering Deployment of 5,000 Troops to Middle East: ReportBAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Washington may deploy another 5,000 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions rise with Iran, officials revealed on Wednesday. CNN cited officials familiar with the issue as saying that the Pentagon officials and members of the White House national ...
US, Turkey negotiate plan for troops to jointly patrol safe zone in Syria - Middle East - StripesStripes - 2019-05-19 12:49
Netherlands hesitant about US request for Dutch troops in Syrian safe zone: ReportKurdistan24 - 2019-05-18 12:39
No Plan to Deploy 120,000 US Troops to Middle East: TrumpBAS News - 2019-05-14 23:28
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has denied the reports claiming that officials had talks on a military plan to deploy some 120,000 soldiers to the Middle East to counter Iran or the nuclear weapons acceleration by Tehran. "I think it's fake news, OK? N ...
Oil tankers 'sabotaged' as Gulf tensions soarRûdaw - 2019-05-14 14:27
US is floating military options, including sending 120,000 troops to Middle East ...
Turkish military picked up intel about ISIL attack on US troops at Incirlik Air Base – Nordic MonitorNordicmonitor - 2019-05-09 22:07
US denies plans to leave 1,000 troops in SyriaThedefensepost - 2019-04-30 06:55
MP reveals the number of US troops in IraqKurdiu - 2019-04-27 16:48
Syria drawdown raises security risks for US troopsAl Monitor - 2019-04-26 02:17
US Struggles To Get Ssupport From Allies For Syria: WSJWaar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has reached out to at least 21 of its allies for troops and logistical support to prevent a resurgence of Daesh in Syria, but nearly half have declined so far, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday. ...
Iranian Parliament Labels US Forces in Middle East as "Terrorists"BAS News - 2019-04-17 02:00
ERBIL - Iranian Parliament overwhelmingly approved a bill on Tuesday to label the US troops in the Middle East as terrorists, only a day after Washington's decision of recognizing the Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) took effect. The bill was int ...
Militants kill 3 Syrian troops, bomb US-led coalition patrol - Middle East - StripesStripes - 2019-04-10 17:09
Three US troops, 1 contractor killed in Afghanistan IED blast, Pentagon saysGulan Media - 2019-04-09 09:17
US Increasing Troops in Iraq to Protect IS Leader Baghdadi: Iraqi ExpertBAS News - 2019-04-08 23:13
ERBIL - The United States' aim in increasing its forces in Iraq is to protect the top Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi expert was quoted as saying. Al-Maalomah news agency quoted Kazzem al-Haaj as claiming that Washington is tryin ...
Remove US forces from Iraq, Iran’s Khamenei urges Abdul-MahdiRûdaw - 2019-04-07 06:12
There are roughly 5,200 US troops stationed in Iraq ...
Iran Responsible for Hundreds of Fallen US Troops in Iraq: OfficialGulan Media - 2019-04-03 22:20
Iran Responsible for Hundreds of Fallen US Troops in Iraq: OfficialBAS News - 2019-04-03 15:53
ERBIL — US Special Representative for Iran, Brian Hook, has accused Iran of being behind the killing of hundreds of US troops in Iraq after 2003. “In Iraq, I can announce today, based on declassified US military reports, that Iran is responsible for the ...
Iraqi president says there’s ‘consensus’ on US troops presenceRûdaw - 2019-03-30 16:24
“This threat is far from over. We really need — we in Iraq, Syria and the entire international community — to be vigilant ...
US to Deploy ‘Arctic Wolves’ Combat Team in IraqBAS News - 2019-03-30 14:01
ERBIL — The US Army has confirmed that it will deploy Arctic Wolves of the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq by this summer. The fresh troops will support Operation Inherent Resolve, according to an official statement cited by Sputnik. "The brigade ...
US Media Allege DoD Mull Keeping 1,000 Troops in Syria, Pentagon Denies Reports - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-03-30 12:03
Around 200 US "peacekeeping" troops will stay in SyriaThedefensepost - 2019-03-30 09:24
Iraq speaker hails ties with Kurds, but will US troops remain in Iraq?Kurdistan24 - 2019-03-30 08:05
Trump, Erdogan discuss withdrawal of US troops - CNN VideoCNN - 2019-03-27 21:22
US troops to stay in Syria safe zone, support ‘partners’ after drawdownKurdistan24 - 2019-03-27 10:17
Mitch McConnell orchestrates devastating rebuke of Trump's plans to withdrawal US troops from Syria | Salon.comSalon - 2019-03-26 22:14
US Says Timeline for Its Presence in Syria is UndeterminedBAS News - 2019-03-26 12:28
ERBIL — The United States has made it clear that its limited number of troops in Syria will stay there with no determined timeline for now. The US has already confirmed that 400 troops will stay in Syria to help the local Kurdish partners in clearing the ...
US will not 'stand idly' as Russia dispatches troops in VenezuelaGulan Media - 2019-03-26 01:16
Top US general refutes report that military could keep nearly 1,000 US troops in Syria - WKBTNews8000 - 2019-03-23 06:32
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 ...