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US begins withdrawal from Syria

Thedefensepost - 2019-03-20 20:20

US and Turkey at odds over US withdrawal from Syria, as Erdogan refuses sit-down with Bolton - ABC News

GO - 2019-03-20 12:30

Three months later, what gives in Trump's Syria withdrawal?

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-03-19 16:41

Get out: Iraqi MPs push laws calling for US troop withdrawal | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-03-19 13:34

White House joins Dunford in refuting report of Syria withdrawal plan change - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-03-19 06:33

US to leave 'peacekeeping group' of 200 troops in Syria after withdrawal | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-03-14 00:25

Turkey Prepares To Shoulder The Fight Against ISIS In Syria Ahead Of The US Withdrawal - Task & Purpose

Taskandpurpose - 2019-03-12 13:01

Contradicting Trump, Bolton says no withdrawal from Syria until ISIS contained, Kurds' safety guaranteed | Bemidji Pioneer

Bemidjipioneer - 2019-03-11 21:43

Pompeo, in Iraq, Seeks to Reassure Kurds on Syria Withdrawal - NBC Connecticut

Nbcconnecticut - 2019-03-10 07:42

Kurdish official asks for U.S. clarifications over Syria withdrawal - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-03-10 06:57

Votel: No timeline for US troop withdrawal from Syria as ISIS caliphate nears end - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-03-08 06:56

U.S. withdrawal from Syria shows Washington is an ally, but only to a point - Israel News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-03-07 21:37

White House decision looms as US military continues with Syria withdrawal plan - ABC News

GO - 2019-03-07 12:26

Syria war: US to leave 200 troops for peacekeeping after withdrawal - BBC News

BBC - 2019-03-07 06:39

“Deep state” preventing Trump’s Syria withdrawal – Erdoğan | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-06 22:42

Putin Criticizes US Withdrawal From Nuclear Treaty

Waar Media - 2019-03-06 16:55
WAAR_DUHOK Russian President Vladimir Putin slammed the U.S. decision to pull out from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty on Wednesday. It is “a direct step towards undermining the entire system of agreements in the field of international ...

Syrian Kurds lobbied Congress, Trump to prevent troop withdrawal

Opensecrets - 2019-03-06 03:31

US Withdrawal of Turkey's Duty Free Status May Affect Its Businesses - Ankara - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-03-05 18:11

Putin, Erdogan and Iran's Rouhani celebrate Trump's withdrawal from Syria | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-03-05 02:05

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal | Milbank Monitor

Milbankmonitor - 2019-03-04 14:21

US senator wants Trump to rethink Syria withdrawal, receives some reassurance | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-03-04 13:21

Trump Syria envoy in Turkey for talks on US troop withdrawal - Politics - ANSAMed.it

Ansamed - 2019-03-04 13:04

Lawmakers urge Trump to protect Kurds after US withdrawal

Marinecorpstimes - 2019-03-04 00:02

Turkey's Erdogan, Trump discussed U.S. withdrawal from Syria in phone call: state media | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-03-02 18:54

US Troops: Syria Withdrawal Beginning | National Review

Nationalreview - 2019-03-01 18:48

US withdrawal: America first, Syria last - Region - World - Ahram Online

Ahram - 2019-03-01 02:16

Russia, Turkey, Iran hail US Syria withdrawal

Yahoo - 2019-03-01 01:18

Canadian forces in Iraq planning for impact of U.S. withdrawal from Syria: commander - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2019-02-28 01:36

Shanahan struggles to navigate the storm of criticism over Trump’s Syria withdrawal edict

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-02-27 10:55

France’s Hollande slams Trump’s ‘hasty’ Syria withdrawal plan

Rûdaw - 2019-02-26 08:06
"I am sure that this decision of Donald Trump’s is a very big mistake" ...

Syria war: US to leave 200 troops for peacekeeping after withdrawal - BBC News

BBC - 2019-02-26 02:38

Bernard-Henri Lévy on CNN for his book “The Empire and the Five Kings”

Bernard-Henri Lévy - 2019-02-25 21:18
“Bernard-Henri Lévy decries Trump’s withdrawal from Syria as a betrayal of the Kurdish allies and evidence of U.S. abdication of power.” Source: CNN BHL était l’invité cette semaine sur CNN, sur le plateau de Fareed Zakaria, à l’occasion de la publication ...

Trump still committed to Syria troop withdrawal, despite mixed signals - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-02-25 12:54

US To Retain Hundreds Of Troops In Syria Despite Withdrawal – OpEd – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-02-25 06:30

In surprise visit to Iraq, Pompeo seeks to reassure Kurds on Syria withdrawal | PBS NewsHour

PBS - 2019-02-25 02:01

US to retain control over northeast Syria after military withdrawal: Kurdish official

Almasdarnews - 2019-02-24 17:13

There Should be No Power Vacuum During US Pullout from Syria: Turkey

BAS 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 ...

US withdrawal must not leave authority gap in Syria: Turkey

Rûdaw - 2019-02-23 18:36
President Trump appears to have backtracked on a full US withdrawal from Syria ...

Turkey tells U.S. not to leave power vacuum in Syria withdrawal - report | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-23 10:02

SDF Welcomes US Decision to Keep 200 Troops in Syria

BAS 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 ...

The White House says there will be 200 U.S. troops in Syria after Trump’s withdrawal | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Post Gazette - 2019-02-22 17:10

US to keep 200 'peace keeping' troops in Syria in reversal of Trump withdrawal plan | The Independent

Independent - 2019-02-22 15:10

Turkey's Erdogan, Trump discussed U.S. withdrawal from Syria in phone call - state media | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-22 09:46

Syria conflict: Donald Trump to leave 200 troops in middle east country after withdrawal | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-02-22 01:20

Donald Trump threatens Turkey economically if it attacks Kurdish allies in Syria amid troop withdrawal backlash - CBS News

Cbsnews - 2019-02-21 14:57

State Dept reaffirms US commitment to careful Syrian withdrawal as doubts increase

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-21 11:46

US troops in Iraq were invited, PM Abdul-Mahdi tells critics

Rûdaw - 2019-02-20 20:14
Shiite parties demand an immediate withdrawal of foreign forces ...

Will Trump’s Withdrawal from Syria Endanger the Region and Israel’s Security? | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Algemeiner - 2019-02-20 18:50

‘You took us to the middle of the road and left us there’: Syrian Kurds fear more upheaval as US troops plan withdrawal | The Independent

Independent - 2019-02-20 15:59

Erdogan Urges Trump to Fulfill Promise on US Withdrawal From Syria - Reports - Sputnik International

Sputnik - 2019-02-20 13:26

Donald Trump: USA President pledges Syria withdrawal as ISIS defeated | World | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2019-02-20 12:35

Threat to civilian Syrians increases with plans for troop withdrawal | Jewish World Watch

JWW - 2019-02-20 01:20

Lawmakers urge Trump to protect Kurds after US withdrawal

Militarytimes - 2019-02-19 23:34

Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal to prevent a Turkish attack after withdrawal

Marinecorpstimes - 2019-02-19 08:17

Softening Trump’s Syria withdrawal plans, Bolton calls for Kurdish allies’ protection, defeat of Islamic State - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-02-18 22:43

Turkey, Russia coordinate on Syria ahead of US withdrawal | News | DW | 29.12.2018

DW - 2019-02-18 17:22

US prepares full Syria withdrawal by end of April unless something changes Trump’s mind – report — RT USA News

RT - 2019-02-18 15:08

US commander says America cannot back Syrian forces who align with President Al Assad Trump troop withdrawal has pushed Syrian Kurds into talks with regime February 18, 2019

The National AE - 2019-02-18 10:14

US plans ‘step-by-step withdrawal’ from Syria: Jeffrey

Rûdaw - 2019-02-17 16:34

US Withdrawal from Syria Won’t Be Abrupt: Envoy

BAS News - 2019-02-17 14:04
ERBIL — The United States will not make an abrupt and rapid pullout from Syria as it is feared by allies in the region, according to special presidential envoy to the war against Islamic State (IS). Speaking during the annual Munich Security Conference i ...

U.S. forces begin withdrawal from Syria - Los Angeles Times

Latimes - 2019-02-17 10:58

Kurds scramble for security arrangement ahead of U.S. Syria withdrawal - International news - Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2019-02-17 07:08

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-17 06:20

Merkel says US withdrawal from Syria will boost Russia and Iran

Telegraph - 2019-02-16 23:37

Munich Security Summit: Angela Merkel says Russia made nuclear treaty withdrawal unavoidable - The National

Thenational - 2019-02-16 18:01

In State of the Union, Trump defends Syria, Afghanistan withdrawal plans

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-02-16 17:36

Can the Astana process survive the US withdrawal from Syria? | Syria | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-02-16 15:34

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general | News | The Mighty 790 KFGO

KFGO - 2019-02-16 13:02

CENTCOM chief says Trump did not consult him on Syria withdrawal declaration

Militarytimes - 2019-02-16 12:10

US decision on withdrawal from Syria ‘a positive step’, says Putin

Irishtimes - 2019-02-15 23:21

U.S. Withdrawal from Syria – Jordan/Lebanon/Syria - WRMEA

Wrmea - 2019-02-15 03:07

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 ...

U.S. must engage with Moscow on Syria withdrawal - analyst | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-15 01:42

Why the Kurds matter in Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria - National | Globalnews.ca

Globalnews - 2019-02-15 01:24

Planning for Failure: The U.S. Withdrawal from Syria - Foreign Policy Research Institute

FPRI - 2019-02-14 22:17

Trump's Syria Withdrawal Plan Courts Catastrophe - Bloomberg

Bloomberg - 2019-02-14 17:54

‘Don’t abandon Syrian Kurds’, British officials tell U.S.

E-Kurd - 2019-02-14 15:29
LONDON,— The US should not abandon Syrian Kurdish-led forces who led the fight against ISIS, British officials have said, warning a rapid withdrawal of its troops would risk a resurgence of the jihadists. Western-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forc ...

Turkey's Erdogan says uncertainty remains over U.S. withdrawal from Syria

Yahoo - 2019-02-14 12:51

«N'abandonnez pas les Kurdes»: des responsables britanniques interpellent les USA retirant leurs troupes de Syrie

L'Important - 2019-02-14 07:04
The US should not abandon Kurdish and Arab allies who led the fight against Isil, British officials have said, warning a rapid withdrawal of its troops would risk a resurgence of the jihadists. ...

Acting Pentagon chief says Syria withdrawal on track, despite uncertainty

Washingtonexaminer - 2019-02-13 23:03

Trump Addresses Anti-ISIS Coalition, Explains U.S. Withdrawal From Syria | New England Public Radio

NEPR - 2019-02-13 20:50

Withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria expected within 'weeks,' general says - U.S. News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-02-13 20:10

'Don't abandon the Kurds', British officials tell US over Syria troop withdrawal

Telegraph - 2019-02-13 19:05

US Syria withdrawal will revive Islamic State, Kurdish-led force says

EWN - 2019-02-13 15:55

Trump Addresses Anti-ISIS Coalition, Explains U.S. Withdrawal From Syria | Jefferson Public Radio

IJPR - 2019-02-13 14:17

Gen. Keane warns against withdrawal as Gen. Votel warns 'tens of thousands' of ISIS still in Iraq, Syria

Kurdistan24 - 2019-02-13 02:22

What can the US still accomplish before Trump's Syria withdrawal?

Talkmedianews - 2019-02-12 16:30

Acting Pentagon Chief Visits Baghdad to support Iraq, Discuss Syria Withdrawal

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 12:18
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for an unannounced visit during which he said he would stress the importance of Iraqi sovereignty and broach the issue of the future of U.S. troops there. ...

Withdrawal of US forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': US general, Middle East News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

Straitstimes - 2019-02-11 14:45

U.S. forces withdrawal from Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’, top general says

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 14:01
WASHINGTON,— The United States is likely just weeks away from starting the withdrawal of ground troops from Syria ordered by President Donald Trump, the top U.S. commander overseeing American forces in the Middle East said on Sunday. U.S. Army General Jo ...

Withdrawal Of Us Forces In Syria Likely To Start In 'Weeks' - Task & Purpose

Taskandpurpose - 2019-02-11 12:22

Trump pushes withdrawal from 'endless' Afghanistan, Syria wars » Capital News

CO - 2019-02-11 07:07

Trump Addresses Anti-ISIS Coalition, Explains U.S. Withdrawal From Syria | Tri States Public Radio

TSPR - 2019-02-11 02:07

Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks' - U.S. general | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-11 01:12

White House says Trump position unchanged as Syria withdrawal plans slow – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-02-10 21:17

US withdrawal from Syria to be done in 'prudent' way - Trump | News24

News24 - 2019-02-10 11:34

Graham more upbeat on Syria troop withdrawal after Trump meeting

Yahoo - 2019-02-10 10:18

Trump suffers Senate defeat in Syria troops withdrawal vote | World | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-02-10 09:13

Trump Addresses Anti-ISIS Coalition, Explains U.S. Withdrawal From Syria | WNIJ and WNIU

Northernpublicradio - 2019-02-10 06:58

White House decision looms as US military continues with Syria withdrawal plan | abc13.com

Abc13 - 2019-02-10 06:39

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