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Turkey suspends Syria offensive, will end assault if Kurdish forces withdraw: Pence...
Turkey has agreed to suspend its Syria offensive for five days and will end the assault if Kurdish-led forces withdraw from a safe zone away from the border, US Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish officials said on Thursday.The global network of Agence
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-18 01:03 UTC
US preparing to evacuate troops from northern Syria...
Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the United States is preparing to evacuate approximately 1,000 U.S. troops form northern Syria as quickly as possible.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-13 15:25 UTC
Syria: Hundreds of 'IS' supporters freed in Turkish incursion...
Clashes between Turkey and Kurdish fighters allowed some 950 terrorist sympathizers to flee a guarded camp in Syria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate halt to the fighting.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-13 15:23 UTC
Trump says he's an 'island of one' on Syria...
Trump announced that he had directed $50 million in emergency aid for Syria to support Christians and other religious minorities there.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-13 14:36 UTC
Turkish forces intensify bombardment around Syrian town...
Turkish forces stepped up their bombardment around a town in northeast Syria on Saturday, the fourth day of an offensive against a Kurdish militia, after U.S. troops in the region came under artillery fire from Turkish positions.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-12 07:08 UTC
Turkey mistakenly bombs US Special Forces in Syria attack: Report...
The Turkish military shelled U.S. Special Forces during an operation that was an apparent mistake.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-12 06:44 UTC
No, We're Not Selling Out the Syrian Kurds. But We Should Mediate Their Conflict With Turkey....
Caught up in a conflict between long-standing NATO ally Turkey and a recently engaged Kurdish tactical partner in Syria, the Trump administration has accommodated the... Read More The post No, We're Not Selling Out the Syrian Kurds. But We Should Medi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-12 06:39 UTC
The myths surrounding the US and the Kurds...
Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill are steaming mad at President Trump's decision to relocate a few dozen U.S. forces away from the Syrian-Turkish border. Lawmakers are demanding briefings from administration officials about what factors went i
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-12 06:37 UTC
Report: Lindsey Graham Undercut Own Support for Kurds During Prank Call...
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), who has criticized President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops out of northern Syrian because of its impact on the Kurds, reportedly privately undercut his own support for the ethnic group during what he believed
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-12 06:35 UTC
Trump: US Going Into Middle East Was 'Worst Decision Ever'...
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US President Donald Trump said Wednesday the US military becoming involved in the Middle East was the "worst decision ever made" and that he was ensuring the safe return of troops.Trump has faced a bipartisan storm of criticism since a surprise an
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-09 16:02 UTC
Trump Administration Appears to Reverse Syria Decision Following Backlash...
An official speaking for the administration pushed back on Trumps claims the U.S. was withdrawing from Syria.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-08 13:23 UTC
Donald Trump Defends Troop Withdrawal from Syria: Neocons in total meltdown...
President Donald Trump defended the decision he announced Monday to withdraw American troops from Syria, despite near-universal criticism.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-10-07 16:36 UTC
Margolis: Who Was Really Behind 9/11?...
Fifteen of the 19 were Saudis. Two came from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and one each from Egypt and Lebanon. Amazingly, during the national uproar after the attacks, little attention was focused on Saudi Arabia, a key US ally (or protectorate) even though most of the hijackers were Saudi
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-17 04:16 UTC
Saudi Arabia executes 134 as barbaric crucifixions rise - with 3 children at risk of death...
Leaders are being urged to boycott the G20 Summit being held in Saudi Arabia next year to force the brutal regime to halt the executions
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-17 04:13 UTC
President Trump says it's looking like Iran was responsible for attacks on Saudi Arabia oil facilities...
Commenting from the Oval Office, Trump tells reporters that the U.S. is prepared if the Saudi attacks warrant a response, but says he doesn't want war.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-16 21:48 UTC
Russia Offers Saudi Arabia Same Missile Defense It Sold Iran After U.S. Systems Fail to Stop Attack...
Russian President Vladimir Putin advised Saudi Arabia to make the same "wise state decision" as Iran and Turkey in buying his country's advanced missile defenses.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-16 21:48 UTC
Iranian weapons were used in Saudi Arabia oil field attack, spokesman says...
Saudi Arabia announced Monday that the weapons used in an attack on the nation's oil installations were Iranian in origin, further escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia, Iran, and the United States, according to The Washington Post . The revelation
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-09-16 21:47 UTC
Iran TV says footage disproves U.S. report of downed drone...
Iran's state television on Friday aired footage it said disproved U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed an Iranian drone in the Gulf.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-19 19:04 UTC
Iran says it has seized British oil tanker Stena Impero in Strait of Hormuz today...
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-19 19:01 UTC
Iran Says Its Revolutionary Guard Seized Foreign Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz...
Iran alleges that the small Panama-flagged tanker was smuggling some 264,000 gallons of fuel.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-07-18 14:53 UTC

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