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US and Turkey at odds over US withdrawal from Syria, as Erdogan refuses sit-down with Bolton - ABC NewsGO - 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 EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-03-19 13:34
White House joins Dunford in refuting report of Syria withdrawal plan change - Xinhua | English.news.cnXinhuanet - 2019-03-19 06:33
US to leave 'peacekeeping group' of 200 troops in Syria after withdrawal | The Times of IsraelTimesofisrael - 2019-03-14 00:25
Turkey Prepares To Shoulder The Fight Against ISIS In Syria Ahead Of The US Withdrawal - Task & PurposeTaskandpurpose - 2019-03-12 13:01
Contradicting Trump, Bolton says no withdrawal from Syria until ISIS contained, Kurds' safety guaranteed | Bemidji PioneerBemidjipioneer - 2019-03-11 21:43
Pompeo, in Iraq, Seeks to Reassure Kurds on Syria Withdrawal - NBC ConnecticutNbcconnecticut - 2019-03-10 07:42
Kurdish official asks for U.S. clarifications over Syria withdrawal - Middle East News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-03-10 06:57
Votel: No timeline for US troop withdrawal from Syria as ISIS caliphate nears end - StripesStripes - 2019-03-08 06:56
U.S. withdrawal from Syria shows Washington is an ally, but only to a point - Israel News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-03-07 21:37
White House decision looms as US military continues with Syria withdrawal plan - ABC NewsGO - 2019-03-07 12:26
Syria war: US to leave 200 troops for peacekeeping after withdrawal - BBC NewsBBC - 2019-03-07 06:39
“Deep state” preventing Trump’s Syria withdrawal – Erdoğan | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-03-06 22:42
Putin Criticizes US Withdrawal From Nuclear TreatyWaar 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 withdrawalOpensecrets - 2019-03-06 03:31
US Withdrawal of Turkey's Duty Free Status May Affect Its Businesses - Ankara - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-03-05 18:11
Putin, Erdogan and Iran's Rouhani celebrate Trump's withdrawal from Syria | Daily Mail OnlineDailymail - 2019-03-05 02:05
Lindsey Graham warns of ‘Iraq on steroids’ if Trump doesn’t delay Syria withdrawal | Milbank MonitorMilbankmonitor - 2019-03-04 14:21
US senator wants Trump to rethink Syria withdrawal, receives some reassurance | Middle East EyeMiddleeasteye - 2019-03-04 13:21
Trump Syria envoy in Turkey for talks on US troop withdrawal - Politics - ANSAMed.itAnsamed - 2019-03-04 13:04
Lawmakers urge Trump to protect Kurds after US withdrawalMarinecorpstimes - 2019-03-04 00:02
Turkey's Erdogan, Trump discussed U.S. withdrawal from Syria in phone call: state media | ReutersReuters - 2019-03-02 18:54
US Troops: Syria Withdrawal Beginning | National ReviewNationalreview - 2019-03-01 18:48
US withdrawal: America first, Syria last - Region - World - Ahram OnlineAhram - 2019-03-01 02:16
Russia, Turkey, Iran hail US Syria withdrawalYahoo - 2019-03-01 01:18
Canadian forces in Iraq planning for impact of U.S. withdrawal from Syria: commander - National | Globalnews.caGlobalnews - 2019-02-28 01:36
Shanahan struggles to navigate the storm of criticism over Trump’s Syria withdrawal edictWashingtonexaminer - 2019-02-27 10:55
France’s Hollande slams Trump’s ‘hasty’ Syria withdrawal planRûdaw - 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 NewsBBC - 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 TimesLatimes - 2019-02-25 12:54
US To Retain Hundreds Of Troops In Syria Despite Withdrawal – OpEd – Eurasia ReviewEurasiareview - 2019-02-25 06:30
In surprise visit to Iraq, Pompeo seeks to reassure Kurds on Syria withdrawal | PBS NewsHourPBS - 2019-02-25 02:01
US to retain control over northeast Syria after military withdrawal: Kurdish officialAlmasdarnews - 2019-02-24 17:13
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 ...
US withdrawal must not leave authority gap in Syria: TurkeyRûdaw - 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 | ReutersReuters - 2019-02-23 10:02
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 ...
The White House says there will be 200 U.S. troops in Syria after Trump’s withdrawal | Pittsburgh Post-GazettePost Gazette - 2019-02-22 17:10
US to keep 200 'peace keeping' troops in Syria in reversal of Trump withdrawal plan | The IndependentIndependent - 2019-02-22 15:10
Turkey's Erdogan, Trump discussed U.S. withdrawal from Syria in phone call - state media | ReutersReuters - 2019-02-22 09:46
Syria conflict: Donald Trump to leave 200 troops in middle east country after withdrawal | World | News | Express.co.ukExpress - 2019-02-22 01:20
Donald Trump threatens Turkey economically if it attacks Kurdish allies in Syria amid troop withdrawal backlash - CBS NewsCbsnews - 2019-02-21 14:57
State Dept reaffirms US commitment to careful Syrian withdrawal as doubts increaseKurdistan24 - 2019-02-21 11:46
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 ...
Will Trump’s Withdrawal from Syria Endanger the Region and Israel’s Security? | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.comAlgemeiner - 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 IndependentIndependent - 2019-02-20 15:59
Erdogan Urges Trump to Fulfill Promise on US Withdrawal From Syria - Reports - Sputnik InternationalSputnik - 2019-02-20 13:26
Donald Trump: USA President pledges Syria withdrawal as ISIS defeated | World | News | Express.co.ukExpress - 2019-02-20 12:35
Threat to civilian Syrians increases with plans for troop withdrawal | Jewish World WatchJWW - 2019-02-20 01:20
Lawmakers urge Trump to protect Kurds after US withdrawalMilitarytimes - 2019-02-19 23:34
Syrian Kurds say US seeking deal to prevent a Turkish attack after withdrawalMarinecorpstimes - 2019-02-19 08:17
Softening Trump’s Syria withdrawal plans, Bolton calls for Kurdish allies’ protection, defeat of Islamic State - Los Angeles TimesLatimes - 2019-02-18 22:43
Turkey, Russia coordinate on Syria ahead of US withdrawal | News | DW | 29.12.2018DW - 2019-02-18 17:22
US prepares full Syria withdrawal by end of April unless something changes Trump’s mind – report — RT USA NewsRT - 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, 2019The National AE - 2019-02-18 10:14
US plans ‘step-by-step withdrawal’ from Syria: JeffreyRûdaw - 2019-02-17 16:34
US Withdrawal from Syria Won’t Be Abrupt: EnvoyBAS 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 TimesLatimes - 2019-02-17 10:58
Kurds scramble for security arrangement ahead of U.S. Syria withdrawal - International news - Jerusalem PostJpost - 2019-02-17 07:08
Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general | ReutersReuters - 2019-02-17 06:20
Merkel says US withdrawal from Syria will boost Russia and IranTelegraph - 2019-02-16 23:37
Munich Security Summit: Angela Merkel says Russia made nuclear treaty withdrawal unavoidable - The NationalThenational - 2019-02-16 18:01
In State of the Union, Trump defends Syria, Afghanistan withdrawal plansWashingtonexaminer - 2019-02-16 17:36
Can the Astana process survive the US withdrawal from Syria? | Syria | Al JazeeraAljazeera - 2019-02-16 15:34
Withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria likely to start in 'weeks': U.S. general | News | The Mighty 790 KFGOKFGO - 2019-02-16 13:02
CENTCOM chief says Trump did not consult him on Syria withdrawal declarationMilitarytimes - 2019-02-16 12:10
US decision on withdrawal from Syria ‘a positive step’, says PutinIrishtimes - 2019-02-15 23:21
U.S. Withdrawal from Syria – Jordan/Lebanon/Syria - WRMEAWrmea - 2019-02-15 03:07
Planning for Failure: The U.S. Withdrawal from SyriaForeign 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 | AhvalAhvalnews - 2019-02-15 01:42
Why the Kurds matter in Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria - National | Globalnews.caGlobalnews - 2019-02-15 01:24
Planning for Failure: The U.S. Withdrawal from Syria - Foreign Policy Research InstituteFPRI - 2019-02-14 22:17
Trump's Syria Withdrawal Plan Courts Catastrophe - BloombergBloomberg - 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 SyriaYahoo - 2019-02-14 12:51
«N'abandonnez pas les Kurdes»: des responsables britanniques interpellent les USA retirant leurs troupes de SyrieL'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 uncertaintyWashingtonexaminer - 2019-02-13 23:03
Trump Addresses Anti-ISIS Coalition, Explains U.S. Withdrawal From Syria | New England Public RadioNEPR - 2019-02-13 20:50
Withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria expected within 'weeks,' general says - U.S. News - Haaretz.comHaaretz - 2019-02-13 20:10
'Don't abandon the Kurds', British officials tell US over Syria troop withdrawalTelegraph - 2019-02-13 19:05
US Syria withdrawal will revive Islamic State, Kurdish-led force saysEWN - 2019-02-13 15:55
Trump Addresses Anti-ISIS Coalition, Explains U.S. Withdrawal From Syria | Jefferson Public RadioIJPR - 2019-02-13 14:17
Gen. Keane warns against withdrawal as Gen. Votel warns 'tens of thousands' of ISIS still in Iraq, SyriaKurdistan24 - 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 WithdrawalWaar 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 TimesStraitstimes - 2019-02-11 14:45
U.S. forces withdrawal from Syria likely to start in ‘weeks’, top general saysE-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 ...