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Iraq Rejects Reports about US Evacuating Contractors

BAS News - 2019-06-22 15:52
ERBIL — The Iraqi military refuted reports claiming that the US forces were planning to evacuate contractors from the Balad Base. Earlier the day, Reuters cited unnamed Iraqi officials saying that Washington was preparing to withdraw 400 soldiers out of ...

Russian missile shield long owned by NATO allies

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK At least three NATO members have been using Russian air missile defense systems over the years, even as the U.S. steps up pressure on Turkey and India to withdraw from their own purchases of such hardware. With India having inked a deal with M ...

New Zealand to withdraw troops from Iraq by June 2020

E-Kurd - 2019-06-10 21:57
WELLINGTON,— New Zealand will withdraw its troops from Iraq by June next year, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday, ending a mission that helped train Iraqi defence forces to fight Islamic State militants. New Zealand, which has up to 95 soldier ...

New Zealand to withdraw all troops from Iraq by next summer

Kurdistan24 - 2019-06-10 16:49

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June

Seattle Times - 2019-06-10 10:24
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand announced Monday that it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. New Zealand has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed at the Taji Military Complex northwest of Baghdad, ...

Syrian troops enter key Kurdish city in wake of Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. forces - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-06-06 15:51

Turkey to Delay Syria Operation, Erdogan Welcomes US Decision to Withdraw Troops

Voanews - 2019-06-03 13:55

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks

Reuters - 2019-05-22 12:48
Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said. ...

Houthi rebels withdraw from Yemen ports

Waar Media - 2019-05-15 15:27
WAAR_DUHOK Yemen’s Houthi rebels have withdrawn from three of the country’s Red Sea ports, a spokesman for the joint pro-government forces said late Tuesday. Waddah Dubaish told Anadolu Agency that this included the strategic Al-Hudaydah Port. The proces ...

Hashd al-Shaabi Withdraws from Western Nineveh

BAS News - 2019-05-13 01:45
ERBIL - Iraqi officials said on Sunday that the pro-Iranian Hashd al-Shaabi militias have already started to withdraw from the western parts of Nineveh province. Talking to Alarabia al-Jadid Newspaper, officials revealed that the national army and federa ...

LIVE: Iran steps away from parts of nuclear deal - state media

Rûdaw - 2019-05-08 08:40
Iran prepares to withdraw from parts of nuclear deal: state media ...

Iran to Declare Plans to "Diminish Commitment" to Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-05-07 23:45
ERBIL - Tehran will reportedly announced plans to "diminish its commitments" to Iran Nuclear Deal on Wednesday while giving no further details on the country's future plans towards the deal. Iran pointed out that it is not willing to fully withdraw from ...

Report: Iran prepares to withdraw from parts of nuclear deal

Gulan Media - 2019-05-07 21:21

Trump vows to withdraw from international arms trade treaty

Yahoo - 2019-04-28 17:24

Egypt Withdraws from “Arab NATO” Initiative: Report

BAS News - 2019-04-11 11:59
ERBIL — Egypt has decided to withdraw from a proposed alliance of key Sunni Arab states of the Middle East advocated by the US. The alliance, known as “Middle East Security Alliance (MESA)” or “Arab NATO”, was proposed by Washington to create a stronger ...

US made secret deal with Turkey to withdraw from Syria: expert

Almasdarnews - 2019-04-09 02:18

Irish boycott of Eurovision Song Contest in Israel

ANF - 2019-04-07 09:16
Protests have been taking place to convince Irish state broadcaster RTÉ to withdraw from this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel over its attacks against the Palestinian people. ...

French Forces to Withdraw from Iraq and Syria: Spokesperson

BAS News - 2019-04-04 22:59
ERBIL - The French forces, who alongside the other US-led coalition forces, were combatting the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, will withdraw from the region, French army spokesperson Patrick Steiger revealed on Thursday. Talking to reporters, Stei ...

PYD Europe calls for international action against Turkish threats

ANF - 2019-03-23 10:35
"We call upon the international community to recognise our cause and our democratic administration in northern Syria, to stand firmly against Turkish threats and occupation Afrin and to pressure Turkey to withdraw from the Syrian territories it occupied." ...

Syria tells U.S. troops to withdraw, threatens U.S.-backed Kurdish region | One America News Network

OANN - 2019-03-19 17:11

Trump decided to withdraw U.S. troops after call with Turkish prime minister | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-03-19 08:48

Iran's Top Commander Calls for Pullout of Foreign Troops from Syria

BAS News - 2019-03-17 22:37
ERBIL - The Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammed Hussein Bagheri has urged the foreign forces in Syria, who have no permission from Damascus, to withdraw from the country. The Iranian top commander made the comments durin ...

US says to withdraw all remaining diplomatic personnel from Venezuela

Gulan Media - 2019-03-13 01:14

US to withdraw embassy staff in Venezuela this week

Kurdiu - 2019-03-12 15:41

Pro-Iranian Militias Seek Agreement with PKK to Control Mount Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-12 14:00
ERBIL — The pro-Iranian Shi’ite militias of Hashd al-Shaabi are seeking an agreement with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and their affiliates to withdraw from central Sinjar and station their armed men on Mount Sinjar. A source told BasNews that the ...

Syria regime says Kurdish fighters withdraw from Manbij - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-03-08 06:51

Russia, Syria urge US to withdraw its troops | The Chronicle

Chronicle - 2019-03-05 15:11

Levin: The decision to withdraw from Syria is ‘absolutely shocking’ - Conservative Review

Conservativereview - 2019-03-04 14:55

US Briefs Turkey on Plans to Withdraw Troops From Syria by Summer - Reports - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-03-02 01:34

Kurdish-led militia slam US decision to withdraw troops from Syria | News | DW | 20.12.2018

DW - 2019-02-28 21:57

Russia, Syria urge US to withdraw its troops | Russia News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-02-27 14:36

Iraqi Shi’ite Militia Says US Can’t Stay with Sunni’s Help

BAS News - 2019-02-23 12:49
ERBIL — The leader of another Iraqi Shi’ite militia group has warned against the US military presence, saying that Washington is hoping to prolong its stay with Sunni’s help. Since Washington’s announcement of its decision to withdraw from Syria, pro-Ira ...

US will not completely withdraw troops from Syria | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-02-22 18:27

200 US soldiers to remain in Syria

ANF - 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. ...

Allies say they won't remain in Syria after US troops withdraw - Middle East - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-02-22 09:46

Allies ‘unanimously’ say they won’t stay in Syria after U.S. troops withdraw - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-02-21 18:17

Washington has Baghdad’s Consent to Withdraw Troops from Syria Via Iraq: Official

BAS 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 ...

U.S. Ally Against Islamic State Urges Trump to Leave Troops in Syria

The Wall Street Journal - 2019-02-19 07:22
The Kurdish commander leading the fight against Islamic State in Syria wants the U.S. to reconsider its decision to withdraw and instead leave a small contingent of forces in the country. ...

SDF commander calls for 1,500 coalition troops to remain in Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-02-18 21:29
US forces will soon withdraw from northeast Syria ...

U.S. troops unlikely to withdraw from Syria - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-18 09:17

Bashar al-Assad warns Syrian Kurds that U.S. will not protect them

E-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 Urges EU to Withdraw from Iran Nuclear Deal

BAS News - 2019-02-16 14:24
ERBIL — The United States on Saturday called on the European powers to follow Washington’s footsteps in withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal. The time has come for our European partners to stand with us and with the Iranian people," US Vice President M ...

Planning for Failure: The U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-02-15 02:39
Last week, the Wall Street Journal and Reuters reported that the United States military will begin to withdraw troops from northeastern Syria with the end of April as a “soft date” to finish the removal of most (if not all) of the 2,000 troops stationed t ...

Iran Says All U.S. Bases in Syria Are 'Within Range' of Its Missiles, While Russia Tells Donald Trump to 'Fully Withdraw' Now

Newsweek - 2019-02-12 03:24

Top US general begins farewell tour amid orders to withdraw from Syria, Afghanistan - CNNPolitics

CNN - 2019-02-11 02:17

Pentagon may let Kurdish militants in Syria keep weapons US gave them after troops withdraw | South China Morning Post

SCMP - 2019-02-10 08:26

U.S. military aims to withdraw from Syria’s Kurdish region by April: WSJ

E-Kurd - 2019-02-09 12:13
WASHINGTON,— The U.S. military is preparing to withdraw American forces from Syria by the end of April and a significant portion of them will be out by the middle of March, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing current and former U.S. officials. A U.S ...

Kurds seek help from Syrians as US prepares to withdraw

Yahoo - 2019-02-09 08:00

U.S. military aims to withdraw from Syria by April - WSJ | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-08 15:49

US to Withdraw Troops from Syria by April: Report

BAS News - 2019-02-08 14:23
ERBIL — The United States is planning to withdraw its troops from Syria by the end of April this year, Wall Street Journal cited US officials. The report also revealed that the majority of the troops would, however, leave Syria by mid-March. President Do ...

U.S. military aims to withdraw from Syria by April: WSJ | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-08 12:27

Report: US Military to Withdraw from Syria in April | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-02-08 11:54

Syria war: Rebels 'withdraw heavy weapons from Idlib buffer zone' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-08 08:46

How Trump can withdraw US military forces, and salvage US interests in Syria

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-02-07 09:41

Tehran to Washington: Get Out of Syria

BAS News - 2019-02-06 22:17
ERBIL - A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that to Iran, Syria was a top foreign policy priority and that the US forces should withdraw from the country. "Whether they want to or not, the Americans must leave Syria," Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior ...

Syria Withdraw Cheat Sheet

Washington Kurdish Institute - 2019-02-06 02:26

Generals Are ‘Not Under Pressure’ to Immediately Withdraw From Syria | Observer

Observer - 2019-02-06 01:26

Religious Freedom Group Asks Trump Not to Withdraw From Syria, Warns Turkey’s Entry Will Lead to Genocide

Freebeacon - 2019-02-05 21:05

When Cities of Hope are Surrounded: Turkey’s Desire to Destroy Syria’s Kurds

Hawzhin Press - 2019-02-05 18:53
Since the sudden announcement made by Trump to withdraw US troops from Rojava / Northern Syria, the Kurds have faced a period of intense uncertainty. We have watched political events unfold with mounting confusion, anger, and shock, as the international ...

Senate defies Trump plan to withdraw troops in Syria, Afghanistan - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-02-04 18:35

Iraqi President to Trump: Don’t Overburden Iraq with Your Own Issues

BAS News - 2019-02-04 14:23
ERBIL — The president of Iraq has responded to his US counterpart Donald Trump on his recent remarks about the US military presence in Iraq and its goal to watch Iran from the region. Trump said on Sunday that he will withdraw the troops from Syria, relo ...

Trump Says He Will Keep Forces in Iraq to Watch Iran

BAS News - 2019-02-03 18:02
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has said that he wish to keep his country's forces in Iraq so as to watch Iran. Trump made the remarks during an interview with CBS on Sunday, where he pointed out that part of the troops, who are going to withdraw from ...

IS Could Re-emerge in Syria If US Troops Withdraw: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-02-01 23:15
ERBIL - The Pentagon stated that the Islamic State (IS) militant group could re-emerge in Syria within months if the US forces withdraw from the country, an official was cited on Friday. CNN cited the source, who is familiar with the latest statements, a ...

Turkey to U.S.: Withdraw Your Troops From Syria’s Manbij Immediately

Thedailybeast - 2019-01-31 03:22

Bolton heads to Turkey after Trump's decision to withdraw forces from Syria | Business Standard News

Business Standard - 2019-01-30 20:33

US troops to withdraw from Syrian base near Iraq, Jordan that has riled Russia

Militarytimes - 2019-01-30 10:28

Syrian Kurds say U.S. seeking deal with Turkey: interview

E-Kurd - 2019-01-30 02:05
BEIRUT,— The United States is seeking to broker an agreement between Syrian Kurdish forces and Turkey to prevent them from going to war in northeastern Syria once American forces withdraw, a senior Kurdish official said. Ilham Ahmed, the co-chair of the ...

Trump’s decision to withdraw from Syria shuffles cards in the region - Foreign Policy | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-01-29 21:55

AP Interview: Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal with Turkey

Washington Times - 2019-01-29 17:46
BEIRUT (AP) - A senior Syrian Kurdish official says the United States is seeking to broker an agreement between her group and Turkey over how to manage northeastern Syria once American troops withdraw. Ilham Ahmed was in Washington on Tuesday to lobby fo ...

AP Interview: Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal with Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-01-29 17:42
BEIRUT (AP) — A senior Syrian Kurdish official says the United States is seeking to broker an agreement between her group and Turkey over how to manage northeastern Syria once American troops withdraw. Ilham Ahmed was in Washington on Tuesday to lobby fo ...

The Unintended Consequences of Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Syria – Foreign Policy

Foreignpolicy - 2019-01-29 02:26

Ecuador to Withdraw Asylum for Julian Assange

Theintercept - 2019-01-27 21:49

Erdogan: Trump Made The ‘Right Call’ to Withdraw from Syria

Thedailybeast - 2019-01-27 20:37

Trump hasn’t ordered Pentagon to withdraw troops from Afghanistan | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-27 16:14

Gorran Demands Turkish Forces to withdraw from Kurdistan Region

Waar Media - 2019-01-27 13:22
WAAR_DUHOK Gorran faction in Kurdistan parliament demanded the Turkish forces to withdraw from Kurdish territories, and to solve the Kurds matter through peace talks, and restarting the peace process. Gorran faction extended condolences to the families o ...

Time to End Washington’s Use and Abuse of the Kurds…

E-Kurd - 2019-01-27 02:25
Gerald A. Honigman | Exclusive to President Trump’s recent decision to withdraw forces from Syria, along with a 21st century would-be Turkish Sultan, President Erdogan’s, apparent aim to re-create part of the Ottoman Empire, have quickly led to ...

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis signs order to withdraw troops from Syria

Usatoday - 2019-01-27 00:52

Why Trump Is Right to Withdraw Troops

Yahoo - 2019-01-26 07:23

Tell Democratic Leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer To Support Trump's Call To Withdraw Troops From Syria and Afghanistan - Blog

Antiwar - 2019-01-25 19:02

Swedish MPs: Afrin should be returned to its true owners

ANF - 2019-01-25 08:15
Social Democratic Workers’ Party MP Kadir Kasirga and Left Party MP Amineh Kakabaveh said Turkey should withdraw from the occupied Afrin and the district should be returned to its true owners. ...

Kurds seek help from Syrians as US prepares to withdraw

Live5news - 2019-01-23 09:10

UK to Withdraw Part of Its Royal Air Force from Syria, Iraq

BAS News - 2019-01-22 21:13
ERBIL - UK's Royal Air Force (RAF) has reportedly decided to withdraw eight of its Tornado GR4s from Syria and Iraq, a report revealed on Tuesday. Daily Mail reported that the UK will keep six Typhoon warplanes and up to 10 MQ-9 Reaper drones stationed i ...

Turkey 'to withdraw more troops from Iraq' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-22 20:40

US Troops to Begin Syria Pullout End of January: Source

BAS News - 2019-01-22 13:54
ERBIL — The US troops in Syria are being relocated in the military bases closer to the border with Kurdistan Region to leave the country by the end of this month, said a local source. Debates over Washington’s decision to withdraw from Syria remain heate ...

Hezbollah Brigades: US troops will be forced to withdraw from Iraq

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-21 14:59

President Trump reportedly gives military four months to withdraw troops from Syria [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-01-21 01:05

Syria war: Rebels 'withdraw heavy weapons from Idlib buffer zone' - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-20 20:46

US senator cautions Trump against leaving Kurds armed in Syria

Rûdaw - 2019-01-19 13:05
"So I told President Trump if you withdraw and do not think this through, you are creating a nightmare for Turkey ...

Kurds seek help from Syrians as US prepares to withdraw

KDWN - 2019-01-19 09:04

Turkey Warns Kurdish Militants Will Be 'Buried in Ditches' as U.S. Withdraw Troops From Syria | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-01-18 22:08

Kurds Seek Help From Syrians as US Prepares to Withdraw - NBC New York

Nbcnewyork - 2019-01-18 13:59

Kurds seek help from Syrians as US prepares to withdraw | Tulsa's 24-Hour News, Weather and Traffic |

KRMG - 2019-01-18 13:53

Overnight Defense: Trump surprises with plan to withdraw from Syria | Plan leaves lawmakers stunned, angered | Turkey approved for Patriot missile system sale | Deal pushes funding fight to February | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-18 12:44

Trump admin urges troops in Afghanistan to withdraw from some areas: report | TheHill

Thehill - 2019-01-18 02:27

Trump to announce US will withdraw troops from Syria: Officials |

6ABC - 2019-01-17 22:11

PLO executive committee to implement council decision to withdraw recognition of Israel | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-01-17 09:22

Syria attack: Will the US fight back or withdraw faster? - CNN

CNN - 2019-01-16 23:06

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 ...

Kurds seek help from Syrians as US prepares to withdraw -

Startribune - 2019-01-16 13:35

Kurds seek help from Syrians as US prepares to withdraw | The Seattle Times

Seattletimes - 2019-01-16 00:39

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