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Posts Tagged: US Syria Withdrawal

February 6, 2019 9:37 am

With Eye on Afghanistan Talks, Trump Vows to Stop ‘Endless Wars’

President Donald Trump told Americans on Tuesday his administration had accelerated talks for a political settlement in Afghanistan and would be able to reduce US...

February 6, 2019 7:38 am

Senate Passes Pro-Israel Bill, Measure Also Rebukes Trump Over Syria Withdrawal

The US Senate passed a Mideast policy bill on Tuesday including a measure that would allow states to penalize businesses that take part in boycotts...

February 5, 2019 12:27 pm

As US Withdraws, Top General Warns on Islamic State Threat in Syria

A top US general warned on Tuesday that Islamic State would pose an enduring threat following a planned American withdrawal from Syria, saying the militant...

February 1, 2019 9:34 am

Senate Rebukes Trump, Advances Measure on Syria Troops

In a rebuke of President Donald Trump, the Republican-led US Senate advanced largely symbolic legislation on Thursday opposing plans for any abrupt withdrawal of troops...

January 29, 2019 9:08 am

After Syria Pullout, Middle East Leaders Fear Reduced US Role in Region, Top American Jewish Official Says

Many leaders in the Middle East are watching developments in their neighborhood with "increasing trepidation" after President Donald Trump’s sudden decision last month to withdraw...

January 18, 2019 9:27 am

US Names Three Killed in Syria Blast Claimed by Islamic State

The United States on Friday identified three Americans killed in a suicide attack in northern Syria this week that the US government said was likely carried out...

January 11, 2019 8:34 am

US-Led Coalition Says It Has Started Syria Withdrawal

The US-led coalition against Islamic State has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria, a spokesman said on Friday, indicating the start of an American pullout...

January 10, 2019 11:27 am

In Cairo, Pompeo Delivers Blistering Critique of Obama’s Middle East Policies

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Barack Obama on Thursday of sowing chaos in the Middle East by failing to adequately confront Islamist militants in a...

January 10, 2019 8:37 am

Pompeo Seeks to Reassure Washington’s Allies Despite Syria Exit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday sought to reassure allies that the United States remains committed to the Middle East despite President Donald Trump's plans...

January 9, 2019 3:06 pm

Pompeo: Erdogan Threats Against Kurds Will Not Stop Syria Withdrawal

The US troop withdrawal from Syria will not be scuppered despite Turkish threats against Washington's Kurdish allies there, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, promising...

January 8, 2019 1:17 pm

US Withdrawal From Syria Does Not Jeopardize Efforts to Counter Iran, Pompeo Says in Jordan

The US decision to withdraw troops from Syria will not jeopardize Washington's efforts to counter threats in the region, which come from Iran and Islamic State, Secretary...

January 7, 2019 11:57 am

White House: Trump Wants Safe Withdrawal of US Troops From Syria

President Donald Trump wants to ensure the safety of US troops as they withdraw from Syria and has not changed his position removing the forces, the White...

January 5, 2019 9:00 am

US Says No Timeline for Syria Withdrawal as Fighting Continues

The United States has no timeline for the withdrawal of American troops from Syria but does not plan to stay indefinitely, a senior State Department...

January 3, 2019 8:29 am

Trump Gives No Timetable for Syria Exit; Wants to ‘Protect the Kurds’

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would get out of Syria slowly "over a period of time" and would protect the US-backed Kurdish...


Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program? - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

Israelis Get Inside the Huddle and Embrace American Football - Many Israelis came to work bleary-eyed on Monday morning, having stayed up all night watching the New England...


After Auschwitz Visit, Pence Accuses Iran of Nazi-Like Antisemitism

US Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran of Nazi-like antisemitism on Friday, maintaining his harsh rhetoric against Tehran just a day he attacked European powers for trying to undermine American sanctions on...


Yesh Atid MKs: Unity Talks with Gantz Coming Down to ‘Core IssuesR...

In a process that could prove pivotal for the upcoming Israeli elections, unity talks between Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid...

Middle East

Iran Rejects Antisemitism Allegation by Pence

Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of antisemitism leveled against it by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a...