A BASE IN EASTERN SYRIA (AP) — At a base in eastern Syria, a senior U.S. coalition commander said Monday that American troops who remain in Syria are redeploying to bases, including in some new.. Seattle Times - Published
On October 27, 2019, US President Donald Trump lauded the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was killed the previous day, as a major victory. The US administration added that the.. Eurasia Review - Published
James Le Mesurier, the former British army officer and founder of an NGO that trains the Syria Civil Defense group, has been found dead outside his home in Istanbul. Meanwhile, Turkey is moving forward..
· *President Donald Trump's decision to commit US troops and armored vehicles to guard Syrian oil fields in late October took congressional leaders and military officials by surprise, perhaps even.. Business Insider - Published
IDIL, TURKEY — A Syrian protester was killed after he was run over by a Turkish military vehicle during a joint Turkish-Russian patrol in northeastern Syria on Friday, Kurdish forces and a Syria war.. WorldNews - Published
French President Emmanuel Macron, in an interview with British weekly The Economist, warned fellow European countries that they could no longer rely on the United States to defend North Atlantic.. Eurasia Review - Published
"They told us, even if you stand here for 100 years, we are not going to let you cross," one refugee who made it to an Iraqi camp tells NPR. Many have resorted to paying smugglers to help them cross. NPR - Published
Turkey's president is accusing the U.S. of not living up to its commitment to move Kurdish forces out of northern Syria, as President Trump promised. U.S. troops are still in that region where the.. CBS News - Published
A car bomb exploded  in northern Syria killing 13 and wounding 20. The blast on Saturday ripped through a crowded market in Tal Abyad, a town recently occupied by Turkish-backed militant proxies... Eurasia Review - Published
Amid troop withdrawal in Syria, the United States kills the Islamic State’s leader and bolsters Russian influence in the region.
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US President Donald Trump’s showboating on the.. Eurasia Review - Published
Al-Muhajir was killed in a joint US operation with Kurdish forces in Jarablus, in northern Syria on Sunday, hours after al-Baghdadi blew himself up during a US raid in Syria's north-western Idlib.. Tamworth Herald - Published
When ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by U.S. military forces last week, ostensibly removing a key threat to Syrian oil, it was dirty underwear that ended up being his undoing. A spy working.. OilPrice.com - Published
Watch VideoThe global refugee population is at its highest level since World War II, with nearly 70 million people displaced by armed conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Ukraine and across Africa.
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Enes Kanter, a Turkish NBA player who has been publicly critical of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan, criticized Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar Tuesday night for appearing to be on Erdogan’s.. The Wrap - Published
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president says joint patrols with Russia will begin Friday in northeastern Syria, following a Russian-brokered cease-fire that promised to have Syrian Kurdish forces.. Seattle Times - Published
The armies of Syria and Turkey traded deadly fire Tuesday for the first time since Ankara launched an anti-Kurdish offensive in early October, as Russia announced Kurdish forces had withdrawn from the.. France 24 - Published
Turkey will establish through its joint patrols with Russia in northeast Syria whether the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has withdrawn from the region, a top aide to President Tayyip Erdogan said on.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday that armed Kurdish forces had withdrawn from a safe zone near the northeastern Syrian border with Turkey faster than scheduled, the TASS news.. Reuters India - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Kurdish led forces had been working with the CIA to track Baghdadi, and founds he had moved from Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria to Idlib, where he was killed. Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
Syrian Kurdish forces say they're ramping up security in prisons and detention facilities where ISIS militants are being held amid concerns about possible riots or attacks in the wake of Abu Bakr.. FOXNews.com - Published
Syrian Kurdish forces killed the right-hand man and spokesman for the Islamic State group in a joint operation with U.S. troops in northern Syria, just hours after U.S. special forces killed the.. CTV News - Published Also reported by •Haaretz •Seattle Times