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Posts Tagged: US Syria Withdrawal

October 11, 2019 10:09 am

Former National Security Advisor McMaster Calls Syria Withdrawal ‘Unfortunate’ - Former US National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster on Thursday said it was “unfortunate” that his former boss, US President Donald Trump, ordered the...

March 18, 2019 2:38 pm

Iran Demands US Leave Syria, Assad Regime Threatens Kurds

Iran and Syria on Monday demanded the United States withdraw its troops from Syria, and the Damascus government threatened to defeat Washington's Kurdish allies by force...

February 27, 2019 9:14 am

In Joint Statement, Russia and Syria Tell US Forces to Leave Syria

Russia and Syria issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling on US forces to leave Syria and to allow people inside a refugee camp in the southeast of the...

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...


Montreal Concert Features ‘Violins of Hope’ That Survived Holocaust

Musicians at a concert in Montreal on Saturday played violins that once belonged...

Prominent Zionist Artist’s Remarkable Portrayal of an Arab Leader

On November 20, 1977, former Egyptian president Anwar Sadat became the first Arab...


How to Fight the Cultural BDS Movement

One of the good things about the bad times of today is that people are not staying silent about rising...

‘New Hope’ in Fight Against Tay-Sachs Disease

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School are touting a possible breakthrough in the fight against Tay-Sachs disease, a...

Severe Storm Flattens Sukkahs From New Jersey to Boston

A fierce wind and rainstorm wreaked havoc on sukkahs from New Jersey to Boston, leaving a path of destruction that...


Trump Lauds Relations With Erdogan, as Turkish Strongman Visits White House

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday lauded his relationship with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the leaders met to overcome mounting differences between the two NATO allies ranging from...


Netanyahu Says Gaza Operation Has Bolstered Israel’s Deterrence; Woma...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that the fighting with Islamic Jihad in the Gaza Strip had been...

Middle East

Lebanon Slips Deeper Into Turmoil, No Sign of New Government

Protesters barricaded main roads across Lebanon on Wednesday after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators by urging them to end their revolt against corruption and cronyism in the political establishment. His remarks...

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