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Posts Tagged: US forces Syria

June 19, 2018 10:28 am

Syria Condemns Turkish, US Presence Around Manbij

Syria said on Tuesday it rejected the presence of Turkish and US forces around the northern town of Manbij, a day after soldiers of the two...

May 24, 2018 9:28 am

Syrian State Media Says US Hit Army Posts, US Denies

Syrian state media reported that the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State struck Syrian army positions in eastern Syria early on Thursday, but the US military denied...

March 30, 2018 11:19 am

Syrian SDF Says Not Informed of Any US Withdrawal Plan

The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Friday it had not been informed of any plan to withdraw US forces operating in Syria as...

February 14, 2018 12:19 pm

Iran Defends Its Military Presence in Syria, Asks US Forces to Leave

A senior Iranian official said on Wednesday that Iran's military presence in Syria was legitimate and based on the invitation of Damascus, and called on...

January 23, 2018 1:14 pm

Tillerson to Present US Strategy on Syria to European, Arab Allies

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will give an outline of the United States' strategy to stabilize Syria and push ahead with a political solution when...

January 16, 2018 3:14 pm

Iran Says Planned US-Backed Force Inside Syria Would Fan War

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday a new US-backed, 30,000-strong force inside Syria constituted a breach of international law and Syrian sovereignty, joining Syria,...

January 15, 2018 9:24 am

New US-Backed ‘Border Force’ in Syria Infuriates Ankara, Damascus

Syria, Turkey and Russia responded vehemently on Monday to new US-backed plans to set up a 30,000-strong "border force" inside Syria to protect territory held...


NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins Donate Nearly $350K to Shooting Victims

The Pittsburgh Penguins donated nearly $350,000 Thursday to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to benefit victims...


Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of...

In Teaching English to Hebrew-Speaking Kids, Educators Learn Their Own Lessons

JNS.org - A teaching program dedicated to tackling the achievement gap in Israel...


French Officials Mark Third Anniversary of Bataclan Attack

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo led commemorations on Tuesday to mark the third anniversary of the coordinated Islamic State attacks on Paris in November 2015...


Israel Cuts Off Ceasefire Talks With UN, Egypt

JNS.org - Israel said it has cut off talks with Egypt and the United Nations Special Envoy to Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov regarding a ceasefire with Hamas, as over...

Middle East

Jordanian Court Sentences Nine Militants in Karak Shooting

A court in Jordan on Tuesday sentenced nine militants to prison terms ranging from three years to life for a shooting rampage two years ago in an ancient castle in...