Syria and US

Syria urges Turkey and U.S. to withdraw troops at UNGA

Syria urges Turkey and U.S. to withdraw troops at UNGA

Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad called on the United States and Turkey to withdraw their troops from the Arab republic, and warned separatists in the country's north against seeking help from outside forces in his address to the UN …

Damascus demands U.S. repay damage inflicted on Syrians

Damascus demands U.S. repay damage inflicted on Syrians

The United States is backing the war waged against Syria and should compensate damages inflicted on the Syrian people, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. "The U.S. and its accomplices acting in the world and the …

Assad: U.S. has several thousand people in Syria

Assad: U.S. has several thousand people in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad said that the United States has several thousands soldiers in Syria, not several hundred soldiers. "The U.S. relies heavily on private military companies akin to Blackwater in …

Pentagon: military completes pullback from northeast Syria

Pentagon: military completes pullback from northeast Syria

The United States has completed its military pullback in northeastern Syria, settling into a more stable posture of about 600 troops in the rest of the country after repositioning and reducing forces, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark …

Trump and Macron agree to continue Syria coordination

Trump and Macron agree to continue Syria coordination

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron on a phone call on Monday discussed Syria, Iran and trade according to a series of tweets posted by White House spokesman Judd Deere. …

Small contingent of U.S. forces to stay in Syria

Small contingent of U.S. forces to stay in Syria

Fewer than 1,000 US troops will stay in Syria, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said. "There will be less than a thousand for sure. And probably in the 500ish frame. Maybe six (hundred) but …

Bashar al-Assad: Trump is best U.S. President

Bashar al-Assad: Trump is best U.S. President

U.S. President Donald Trump is the best leader in the country's history due to his blunt approach to policy, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said. "He is the best bot because if good policies, …

US to send 'mechanised forces' to Syrian oilfields

US to send 'mechanised forces' to Syrian oilfields

The US defence secretary has confirmed “mechanised forces” will be redeployed alongside soldiers to protect oilfields in eastern Syria, in a reversal of Donald Trump’s earlier order to withdraw all troops from the country, …

U.S. to send about 500 troops to Syria

U.S. to send about 500 troops to Syria

The White House is considering options for leaving about 500 U.S. troops in northeast Syria to safeguard oil fields, the officials said. Abrams battle tanks and Bradley armored vehicles will be also deployed to the region, the Wall …

Pence and Pompeo to head delegation to Turkey

Pence and Pompeo to head delegation to Turkey

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Turkey today amid ongoing Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump said. …

U.S. warns Turkey of 'consequences' over Syria assault

U.S. warns Turkey of 'consequences' over Syria assault

The United States warned Turkey at the United Nations that it faced “consequences” if its assault against Kurdish militias in northeast Syria did not protect vulnerable populations or contain ISIS (the terrorist group banned in …

Trump gives Turkey green light to invade northern Syria

Trump gives Turkey green light to invade northern Syria

It seemed almost inevitable that America would forsake the Kurds in Syria. On the evening of October 6th U.S. President Donald Trump announced that American troops would withdraw from the area around Syria’s border with …

U.S. to leave Syria forever?

U.S. to leave Syria forever?

U.S. President Donald Trump said that it is time for the United States to "get out of these endless wars" in Syria and bring its soldiers home. Commenting on the situation in Syria, the U.S. leader wrote …

Turkey assesses Syria safe zone talks with U.S.

Turkey assesses Syria safe zone talks with U.S.

  The United States is getting closer to Turkey’s views on a proposed safe zone in northeast Syria, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said, noting that the talks have been positive and …

Pentagon: ISIS re-surging in Syria

Pentagon: ISIS re-surging in Syria

The ISIS terrorist group (banned in Russia) is "re-surging" in Syria less than five months after U.S. President Donald Trump declared the terror group's caliphate there had been 100% defeated, according to a …

Ankara launches another military operation in Syria?

Ankara launches another military operation in Syria?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Ankara will carry out a military operation in a Kurdish-controlled area east of the Euphrates in northern Syria. Erdogan noted both Russia and the United …

 U.S.-led coalition strikes Syrian village

U.S.-led coalition strikes Syrian village

The warplanes of the U.S.-led international coalition attacked the Syrian village of Zerif in an eastern suburb of Deir ez-Zor, leaving civilians among the dead and wounded, the Syrian state news agency SANA reported, citing a local source. …