Articles Tagged 'Syria'
Israel carries out ‘wide-scale strikes’ on Iranian forces in Syria
Israel says it has hit dozens of targets in Syria belonging to the government and allied Iranian forces.
The Israeli military says the “wide-scale strikes”… READ MORE
Turkey says Syria operation preparations complete, Trump issues threat
ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back… READ MORE
Trump: I ‘essentially’ fired Defense Secretary Mattis; ‘What’s he done for me?’
President Trump slammed former Defense Secretary James N. Mattis Wednesday at his first Cabinet meeting without him, saying he “essentially” fired the retired Marine Corps… READ MORE
Rand Paul defends Trump plan on Syria, backs similar pullout in Afghanistan; others in GOP remain skeptical
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul reiterated his support for President Trump’s decision last week to remove 2,000 American troops from Syria, appearing on Sunday talk shows… READ MORE
Trump to order withdrawal of 7,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan
The Trump White House has requested plans for the withdrawal of 7,000 U.S. troops from Afghanistan, slashing the total number of American forces in country… READ MORE
Syria’s Kurds say US pullout harms anti-IS fight
A Kurdish-led alliance in Syria says President Donald Trump’s surprise decision to withdraw US troops will allow the Islamic State (IS) group to recover.
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Trump to pull troops from Syria: ‘We have defeated ISIS’
President Trump on Wednesday morning signaled that U.S. forces will soon fully withdraw from Syria, having completed their mission to defeat the Islamic State.
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Syrian jihadists signal acceptance of Idlib deal
BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s main jihadist group signaled on Sunday it would abide by the terms of a Russian-Turkish deal to prevent a Syrian government… READ MORE
Syria war: More than 200 dead in suicide attacks
Several suicide bombings struck in and around the government-held city of Suweida – the main city in the province – on Wednesday.
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Israel’s takedown of Iranian targets in Syria proves military, compared to Tehran’s, packs a powerful punch
Israel’s unprecedented Thursday counter-strike on Iranian infrastructure in Syria, following the Islamic Republic’s own brazen rocket attack on Israeli military positions, brought the war-making capabilities… READ MORE