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Kurds mobilize in northeast Syria, brace for imminent attack from Turkish troops

Turkey has long threatened an attack on the Kurdish fighters in Syria whom Ankara considers terrorists allied with a Kurdish insurgency within Turkey...

Kurds mobilize in northeast Syria, brace for imminent attack from Turkish troops

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Syrian Kurds mobilize across from Turkish troops Kurds in northeastern Syria issued a "general mobilization" call along the border with Turkey. It comes as Ankara prepares for an invasion of the area in the latest major escalation in the war-ravaged...
13:34, 2019-10-09

U.S. pulls back troops in northeast Syria, opening way to Turkish attack The United States began pulling troops back from the northeast Syria border on Monday, opening the way for a Turkish strike on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington, in a move U.S. President Do...
17:34, 2019-10-07

Kurds in Syria Brace for War as Turkey Says Incursion Is Imminent Turkey vowed to move ahead with plans to invade northeastern Syria, which a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia said would cause a “humanitarian catastrophe.”...
13:34, 2019-10-09

Turkish troops advance into Syria as Trump washes his hands of the Kurds Civilians flee as airstrikes and artillery hit border regionTrump on Kurds: ‘They didn’t help us in Normandy’Turkish troops have advanced into north-eastern Syria, following airstrikes and artillery b...
01:34, 2019-10-10

Hundreds of ISIS supporters escape camp in Syria as Turkish troops approach, Kurds say Hundreds of people affiliated with the Islamic State escaped a camp where they were being held on Sunday after Turkish forces approached the Kurdish-held town, Kurdish officials said....
22:51, 2019-10-13

Turkey threatens army operation in northeast Syria imminent Turkey’s president has stepped up threats for an operation into northeastern Syria, saying all preparations were ready to move against U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces “as near as maybe today, maybe ...
13:34, 2019-10-05

Turkey announces incursion of northeast Syria, US-backed Kurds have vowed ‘all-out’ war The White House announced late Sunday that Turkey will soon move forward with its planned military operation in northeast Syria in an area where U.S. troops have been deployed and operating with Kurdi...
08:00, 2019-10-07

'We will win or we will die,' say defiant Kurds facing Turkish operation in Syria The road into Tal Abyad was eerily empty. The Syrian border town's shops were all shuttered, following a steady stream of artillery strikes on its outskirts that began Thursday....
03:17, 2019-10-13

SDF urges 'no fly zone' to stop Turkish attacks in northeast Syria The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) appealed to the United States and its allies on Wednesday for a "no fly zone" to protect it from Turkish attacks in northeast Syria....
16:34, 2019-10-09

Turkey offensive into Syria imminent after Trump says U.S. troops will be pulled back Turkey was on the brink of launching an offensive into Kurdish parts of Syria, days after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw.        ...
15:00, 2019-10-09

Syria Kurds Call Up Civilians For Defence Against Turkish Assault The Kurdish administration in northeastern Syria called up civilians on Wednesday to defend the region against a feared Turkish assault, believed to be imminent....
14:00, 2019-10-09

Canada condemns Turkish military invasion in northeast Syria: Freeland Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the unilateral action by Turkey risks rolling back the progress against militants affiliated with the Islamic State, also known as Daesh....
04:00, 2019-10-10

Saudi Arabia condemns the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria: State TV Saudi Arabia condemned on Wednesday the Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, state TV cited an official source in the Saudi foreign ministry as saying....
21:34, 2019-10-09

President Trump Says He’s an ‘Island of One’ on Removing Troops From Northeast Syria (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is an “island of one” for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria. But he remained steadfast and defended a move that...
15:51, 2019-10-13

Kurds march in Paris and Athens to protest Turkish incursion into Syria Thousands of Kurds and their local supporters rallied in France and in Greece on Saturday to protest against Turkey's military action in northeast Syria....
01:17, 2019-10-13

Trump says US hasn’t ‘abandoned’ Kurds despite pulling troops out of Syria President Trump on Tuesday defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey and said the US has not “abandoned” its Kurdish allies — a day after he drew a bipartisan backlash for deciding to withd...
21:34, 2019-10-08

Following Turkish offensive in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations express concern over the rise of the Islamist militant group in northeast Syria following a Turkish-led incursion....
21:34, 2019-10-11

U.S. troops begin to pullout from northeast Syria as Turkey prepares operation U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said American troops began pulling back Monday from positions along the border in northeast Syria ahead of an expected Turkish invasion that the Syrian Kurds say will ov...
13:34, 2019-10-07

US Forces In Syria Start Pulling Back From Turkish Border, Alarming Kurds US forces in northern Syria started pulling back Monday from areas along the Turkish border ahead of a feared military invasion by Ankara that Kurdish forces say would spark a jihadist resurgence....
15:00, 2019-10-07

As Turkish forces advance in northeast Syria, Russia warns of Islamic State revival Russia, the United Nations and Western nations have expressed concern over the rise of the Islamic State in northeast Syria following the Turkish-led incursion....
05:00, 2019-10-12

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria, its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey planned to extend its military incursion against Kurdish...
21:17, 2019-10-13

REFILE-Erdogan says U.S. troops started withdrawal from northeast Syria after Trump call Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that U.S. troops had started to withdraw from parts of northeast Syria after his phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump, adding that talks between ...
11:00, 2019-10-07

Pentagon says U.S. is not abandoning Kurds facing Turkish attack “We have not abandoned the Kurds. Let me be clear about that,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters. "Nobody green-lighted this operation by Turkey — just the opposite. We pushed back very hard...
14:17, 2019-10-12

Trump orders all U.S. troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflict between Turkey and Kurds U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered all of the country's troops to withdraw from Syria amid conflicts between Turkey and Kurdish forces, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday....
23:17, 2019-10-13

U.S. to pull remaining troops from north Syria as Turkey presses offensive against Kurds The United States is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria, its defense secretary said on Sunday, after learning that Turkey planned to extend its military incursion against Kurdish...
20:17, 2019-10-13

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria The Israeli military says it has attacked targets near Damascus in what was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heightened campaign against...
01:17, 2019-08-25

Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops in Syria, Pentagon says The Pentagon has confirmed that Turkish forces fired on U.S. troops stationed in Syria, though military sources differ on whether the action was intentional....
18:17, 2019-10-12

U.S. won't send more troops to Syria for joint Turkish patrols The U.S. military will not increase troop levels in Syria to carry out joint patrols with Turkish forces, a top general said on Friday, adding that his goal was to eventually reduce the number of U.S....
22:34, 2019-09-13

US Troops In Syria Came Under Fire From Turkish Incursion: Pentagon US troops near the northern Syrian border came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday, a Pentagon spokesman said, warning that the US was prepared to meet aggression with "immediate......
11:00, 2019-10-12

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions: Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages ...
09:00, 2019-10-12

U.S. troops in Syria came under fire from Turkish positions -Pentagon U.S. troops in northern Syria came under artillery fire from Turkish positions on Friday but none were wounded, the Pentagon said, an incident that highlights the risks to U.S. troops as Turkey wages ...
04:00, 2019-10-12

European Union opens the anti-Assad playbook to deter Turkish attack on the Kurds European taxpayers will not subsidize Turkey’s plan to attack the Kurdish fighters that helped destroy the Islamic State and resettle the territory they hold with Syrian refugees....
03:34, 2019-10-10

Explosion at outpost near US troops amid Turkish offensive into Syria A U.S. official and a Syria war monitor say there has been an explosion near an outpost where U.S. troops are located in northern Syria amid intense shelling during the Turkish offensive in the area, ...
23:17, 2019-10-12

Syria demands withdrawal of U.S., Turkish troops, warns of 'countermeasures' Syria’s foreign minister on Saturday demanded the withdrawal of all U.S. and Turkish troops, warning that the Syrian government had the right to take action if they remain....
21:34, 2019-09-29

Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very imminent" Iranian drone strike....
06:51, 2019-08-25

Israel bombs Syria, says strikes thwarted imminent Iran drone attack JERUSALEM — The Israeli military attacked targets near Damascus late Saturday in what it said was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel, stepping up an already heigh...
10:51, 2019-08-25

US troops in Syria were nearly struck by Turkish artillery barrages that came dangerously close Khalil Ashawi/Reuters Turkish artillery fire nearly hit a small group US troops stationed near the Kurdish-held city of Kobane on Friday afternoon, according to multiple media reports. The report com...
00:34, 2019-10-12

Trump orders US troops out of northern Syria as Turkish assault continues At least 750 Isis affiliates escape after Turkish shellingOpinion: Trump and Erdoğan risk a resurgent Isis Amid growing chaos in Syria, Donald Trump has ordered all US troops to withdraw from the coun...
00:51, 2019-10-14

U.S. set to pull remaining troops from north Syria amid Turkish incursion The United States said on Sunday it is poised to withdraw some 1,000 troops from northern Syria after learning that Turkey planned to extend a military incursion further south and west than originally...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Syrian government: U.S.-Turkish deal is an attack on Syria The Syrian government said on Thursday that an agreement between Turkey and the United States over northeastern Syria represented a "blatant attack" on Syria's sovereignty and territorial unity and a ...
10:34, 2019-08-08

Turkey, Russia dispute facts after attack on Turkish outpost in Syria Russia and Turkey, the two countries responsible for a rickety agreement to keep the peace along Syria's last major frontline, gave sharply conflicting accounts on Thursday of an attack on a Turkish m...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city....
15:00, 2019-07-24

Kurdish forces mobilize in Syria amid worries Turkey will invade region Kurdish forces allied with the US issued a “general mobilization” call Wednesday in northeastern Syria amid worries of a “humanitarian catastrophe” from an expected invasion by Turkey. Turkey has long...
18:00, 2019-10-09

Turkish army, Syria rebels to push into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will advance into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in a move world powers fear could open a new chapter in Syria's war and worsen regional ...
15:34, 2019-10-09

U.S. military says not abandoning Kurds, condemns Turkish offensive The Pentagon strongly denied on Friday accusations that it had abandoned its Syrian Kurdish allies to a Turkish military onslaught, which it said was destabilizing the region and doing "dramatic harm...
22:00, 2019-10-11

Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to seize back largely Arab-populated towns and villages in northeast Syria held by Kurdish-led-forces....
22:51, 2019-08-05

Syrian Kurds outgunned but vow to inflict toll on Turkish army Kurdish fighters who defeated Islamic State across much of Syria with U.S. help will struggle to fend off the Turkish army and its Syrian rebel allies who thrust across the border on Wednesday in a lo...
05:34, 2019-10-10

Kurds reach deal with Damascus in face of Turkish offensive Agreement to hand over border towns comes after more than 700 Isis affiliates escape campMore than 700 people with links to Islamic State have escaped from a detention camp in north-east Syria, as the...
00:51, 2019-10-14

Syrian Kurds Say Turkish Shells Hit an Islamic State Prison (BEIRUT)–– Syrian Kurdish officials say Turkish shelling has hit a prison holding Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria. A video shared by the officials Friday shows a shell landin...
06:00, 2019-10-12

Turkish forces escalate military barrage on Syrian Kurds Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned Republican lawma...
19:34, 2019-10-11

Turkish tanks mass on Syrian border in preparation for assault on Kurds Turkey has gathered forces on its southern border with Syria, as it prepares to make good on its plans to carve out a “safe zone” by pushing out Kurdish fighters who have been United States allies but...
17:00, 2019-10-09

Kurds say guarding Islamic State prisoners no longer a 'priority' after Turkish incursion Kurdish military officials said Saturday that guarding Islamic State prisoners in Syria is no longer a "priority" after Turkey launched an offensive across the border earlier in the week....
22:51, 2019-10-12

Why Is Turkey Fighting the Kurds in Syria? On Wednesday, Turkey announced that it was beginning an assault on a Kurdish-led militia in northeastern Syria. How did the two American allies get here?...
23:34, 2019-10-09

U.N. chief calls for restraint in northeast Syria -U.N. spokesman U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on all parties in northeast Syria to exercise maximum restraint, his spokesman said on Monday after the United States began pulling troops back from the ...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Donald Trump Says US Has Not "Abandoned The Kurds" In Syria President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that the United States has not "abandoned the Kurds" with his decision seemingly giving the green light for Turkey to attack Kurdish militias inside Syria....
04:00, 2019-10-09

How Kurds Could Be Affected by Trump’s Syria Shift Kurdish fighters in northern Syria partnered with the United States to fight the Islamic State, but may find themselves facing Turkey’s military alone....
13:34, 2019-10-08

Germany caught between Turks and Kurds in Syria Germany's large Kurdish and Turkish communities are a major factor in its unique geopolitical role in the Syria conflict. Kurdish leaders in Germany say Berlin needs to up the pressure on Ankara to st...
05:00, 2019-10-10

Stung by criticism he’s stabbing Kurds in the back, Trump tries to change green light to yellow on Turkish assault TANKS ON THE BORDER: Turkey has massed forces on its southern border with Syria, as it prepares to make good on its plans to carve out a “safe zone” by pushing out Kurdish fighters from the who have b...
17:00, 2019-10-09

Syrian army deploys forces to aid Kurds amid Turkish offensive as Trump orders military withdrawal Syrian government troops were heading to the country's northern border on Monday to "confront Turkish aggression" after making a deal with the U.S.-allied, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, offici...
06:51, 2019-10-14

People flee border town in northeast Syria: witness A witness in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad told Reuters that sounds of explosions rang out and smoke was rising nearby along the border with Turkey, as people fled the town en masse on Wednesday....
16:34, 2019-10-09

Erdogan says Turkey to launch military operation in northeast Syria Turkey will mount a military operation in northeast Syria, it said on Saturday, after accusing Washington of not doing enough to expel Syrian Kurdish fighters from its border....
16:00, 2019-10-05

Turkey's Erdogan warns of military operation in northeast Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that Turkey is ready to mount a military operation in northeast Syria to expel Kurdish fighters from the region....
01:00, 2019-10-06

ISIS families attempt to escape camp in northeast Syria ISIS family members have attempted to escape from an encampment in northeastern Syria, a commander for the Kurdish forces that guard the site told CNN....
03:17, 2019-10-13

US Takes Custody Of 2 Jihadists "The Beatles" From Syria Kurds Two "high-value" jihadists held by Syrian Kurds have been taken into US custody and moved out of the country, a defense official said Wednesday, as reports identified them as notorious British......
13:34, 2019-10-10

Turkey unleashes offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that many fear will destabilize the region. The offensive threatens to create a huge chasm between Turkey and the US....
05:00, 2019-10-10

Turkey prepares to fight Kurds in northern Syria Turkey announced Tuesday it is prepared to move into Syria to attack Kurdish rebels it considers terrorists as President Donald Trump defended Turkey on social media....
17:34, 2019-10-08

'Americans sold us out,' Kurds guarding US base in Syria say Kurdish forces guarding a US military base in northern Syria told CNN they feel they've been betrayed by their American allies after US President Donald Trump cleared the way for a Turkish operation a...
03:17, 2019-10-13

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces have responded to Turkey's offensive in Syria by shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Turkey...
23:00, 2019-10-10

Red Cross urges states to take back fighters, families in northeast Syria Countries must reclaim their citizens held in camps in northeast Syria, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) told Reuters on Wednesday, as Turkish forces launched a...
16:34, 2019-10-09

Turkey plans $27 billion housing project in northeast Syria: broadcaster TRT Turkey's draft plan for a construction project to settle 1 million Syrian refugees in a "safe zone" in northeast Syria would cost around 151 billion lira ($27 billion), state broadcaster TRT Haber sai...
18:17, 2019-09-27

U.S. says reports of killing of Kurdish politician in northeast Syria 'extremely troubling' The United States is looking into reports that a Kurdish politician and captured Kurdish fighters were killed in northeastern Syria amid Turkey's offensive, a State Department spokesman told Reuters o...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Turkey to advance into northeast Syria after strike against supply route in Iraq Turkey said Tuesday it was ready to advance into northeast Syria following an overnight strike against a supply route that linked Syrian Kurds with Kurds in Iraq. The military action by Turkish armed ...
21:34, 2019-10-08

| Syria Kurds hand over three ISIS-linked children to Nigeria Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria has handed over three siblings linked with the Islamic State group to Nigeria, the first such repatriation to the African country, an official says....
23:17, 2019-09-05

Trump defends Syria decision by saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy' President says he learned Kurds didn’t help from a ‘powerful article’ as Turkey launches offensive into north-eastern SyriaDonald Trump defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and enabl...
21:00, 2019-10-10

UN Security Council to meet after Turkey strikes against Kurds in Syria The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors Thursday to address the Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria. The discussion by the 15-member Security Council w...
21:34, 2019-10-09

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State group, officials said....
09:17, 2019-06-14

More than 700 Islamic State supporters escape from Syria camp, Kurds say More than 700 Islamic State supporters being held at a camp in north-eastern Syria have escaped following Turkish shelling, Syrian Kurdish officials say....
17:51, 2019-10-13

Trump insists he is not abandoning Kurds after GOP backlash against Syria withdrawal President Trump insisted he was not abandoning Kurdish-led forces as he defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey in the face of an angry backlash at his plans to withdraw U.S. troops from northe...
06:34, 2019-10-09

Trump defends his Syria move, says Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of northeast Syria, saying he was tired of “forever wars” and of having to meet grieving parents of slain service members. Aske...
04:34, 2019-10-10

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest transfers from a crowded camp in Syria....
07:34, 2019-06-06

Bloodied clothes and body bags: Kurds mourn dead in Syria Martin Chulov reports from north-east Syria on the deadliest day yet of the Turkish offensiveIn a wooden hut at the back of a hospital, a woman cradled the head of a dead man and dabbed away grime and...
01:00, 2019-10-12

Turkey intensifies Syria campaign as Islamic State strikes Kurds Turkey intensified its air and artillery strikes in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive against Kurdish militia that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe and turned some Repub...
22:00, 2019-10-11

US ending support for Kurds in Syria will lead to genocide, says protester – video Protesters gathered outside the White House in Washington to demand Donald Trump reverse his decision to withdraw US troops from north-eastern Syria, warning that Kurds would be targeted in a Turkish ...
15:34, 2019-10-09

U.S. commander: Threat from Iran 'imminent' and attack could happen any time The top commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East says the Iranian regime poses an "imminent threat" and could carry out an attack basically at any time....
14:51, 2019-06-07

Turkey opens ground assault on Syria's Kurds; U.S. Republicans turn on Trump Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, pounding them with air strikes and artillery before starting a cross-border ground operation that...
05:34, 2019-10-10

Caught Between Trump, Turkey and Kurds, Pentagon Struggles to Piece Together Syria Strategy The Pentagon is scrambling to respond to the words of a president who views Syria and the fight against ISIS as a battle largely won and done for American troops....
05:34, 2019-10-08

Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Damascus to stave off assault Agreement to hand over border towns comes after more than 700 Isis affiliates escape campKurdish-led forces in control of north-east Syria have reached a deal with the Assad regime to stave off a bloo...
10:51, 2019-10-14

Hundreds of ISIS followers escape in Syria amid fighting between Turkey, Kurds Hundreds of Islamic State followers escaped after storming the gates of a detention camp in northern Syria on Sunday after Turkish forces shelled the region – and Kurdish fighters warned more ma...
17:51, 2019-10-13

64,000 flee ground offensive on Syria's Kurds as Turks say they have killed 277 militants Turkish ground forces led by 1,000 members of Syrian Arab militias have begun occupying several towns and villages inside the Turkish-Syrian ­border on the third day of Turkey's offensive against the ...
17:34, 2019-10-11

Expect more policy lurches like on Syria's Kurds unless Trump is called to account | Michael H Fuchs Acting on impulse, the president took a complicated issue and made it dramatically worse – making the US again look incompetent and unreliableDonald Trump’s decision to abandon America’s partners in t...
15:34, 2019-10-09

Trump reportedly warned Iran via Oman that US attack imminent, called for talks Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Triple suicide attack kills at least 30 in northeast Nigeria At least 30 people have been killed in a triple suicide attack in northeast Nigerian state of Borno, state emergency officials said on Monday, in the biggest mass killing this year by suicide bombers....
16:17, 2019-06-17

Syrian troops enter Kurdish fight against Turkish forces Deal to support Kurds in exchange for key cities set to open new front in civil warSyrian troops have begun sweeping into Kurdish-held territory on a collision course with Turkish forces and their all...
10:51, 2019-10-14

Turkish Troops Appear to Seize Syrian Town in Fourth Day of Invasion Turkish troops move into a Kurdish-held Syrian town, forcing thousands of people to flee as Turkey pursued an invasion of northeastern Syria with heavy artillery and aerial bombardments despite fresh ...
23:17, 2019-10-12

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
11:51, 2019-06-21

'A stain on America's honor': Lindsey Graham says Trump's Syria pullout abandons Kurds, helps ISIS "The Kurds fought with us, but were paid massive amounts of money and equipment to do so," Trump said as Turkey prepares an assault in the region.        ...
17:34, 2019-10-07

Exclusive: Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks - Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
11:51, 2019-06-21

UN: 100,000 flee after Turkish incursion in Syria A war watchdog has said dozens of militiamen and several civilians were killed during Turkey's offensive in Syria. The UN has also said that 100,000 people have had to flee their homes in the border r...
19:00, 2019-10-11

U.S. says does not endorse, won't help, Turkish offensive in Syria The United States does not endorse Turkey's planned offensive in northern Syria and the U.S. military will not support it in any way, the Pentagon said on Monday, moving to distance itself from an ope...
19:34, 2019-10-07

US and Turkish troops conduct first joint ground patrol of Syrian 'safe zone' US and Turkish troops conducted their first ever joint ground patrol within what Turkey has called the "safe zone" that runs along the Syria-Turkish border and extends into the northeast....
18:00, 2019-09-08

Turkey’s military attack against Kurds could redraw map of Syrian conflict Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain....
00:00, 2019-10-10

U.S. Officials Are Worried About Turkish Foray Into Syria U.S. officials are increasingly concerned that Turkey soon will mount a major incursion into northern Syria and trigger a clash with Kurdish fighters, an action that would likely prompt the Trump admi...
23:00, 2019-10-03

Turkish offensive in Syria a success, will go on, leaders say A day after it launched a military operation into northern Syria to clear the region near its border of Kurdish forces, Turkey announced Thursday that the plan has so far been a success and will conti...
14:34, 2019-10-10

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of U.S. and Turkish Forces, Again Syria’s foreign minister demanded both countries evacuate their forces from the war-ravaged country or face “countermeasures.” Syria has made such threats before without taking steps to enforce them....
01:17, 2019-09-29

Turkish military operation in Syria has started, Erdogan says Turkey has launched a military offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday, just days after President Trump announced that he would pull US tro...
18:00, 2019-10-09

Syria: Turkish-Kurdish clashes cause mass displacement Turkey's offensive aimed at driving Kurds it calls "terrorists" from northeastern Syria has entered its fifth day. The assault has raised fears that the "Islamic State" could regroup in the region....
14:51, 2019-10-13

Turkish agency says key highway reached in Syria offensive Turkey’s official news agency says Turkey-backed Syrian opposition forces have reached a strategic highway in northeastern Syria as Turkey’s offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters enters its fourth...
10:34, 2019-10-12

Germany: Thousands protest Turkish operation in Syria Germany has the largest Kurdish diaspora in the world. Kurds and supporters there rallied against Turkey's incursion into Syria that threatens to unleash a humanitarian disaster and squash Kurdish aut...
02:17, 2019-10-13

The Latest: Turkish strike on Syria convoy kills at least 9 A war monitor and Kurdish officials say at least 9 people, including 5 civilians, have been killed when Turkish airstrikes hit a convoy that included protesters against the Turkey-led offensive into n...
18:17, 2019-10-13

EU, Germany condemn Turkish offensive in northern Syria Germany and the European Union are among many voices speaking out against the Turkey's military invasion of northern Syria on Wednesday. World powers are deliberating how to respond....
05:00, 2019-10-10

Turkish convoy in Syria hit by airstrikes, Ankara claims Reported strike came after large number of Turkish forces crossed border into Idlib provinceTurkey has sent significant numbers of tanks and troops deep into Syria in an apparent bid to reinforce the ...
22:17, 2019-08-19

Turkish university to open faculties in northern Syria Turkey's Gaziantep University will open three faculties in small northern Syria towns, Ankara's Official Gazette said on Friday, reflecting a growing Turkish presence in the region....
11:34, 2019-10-04

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....
16:51, 2019-10-13

Syria demands withdrawal of all American, Turkish forces Syria’s top diplomat has demanded the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its territory in any way necessary if th...
19:17, 2019-09-28

Turkish strikes hit civilians as Syria offensive intensifies Turkey's military stepped up airstrikes and a ground offensive into Kurdish-held parts of northeastern Syria.        ...
14:34, 2019-10-11

Syrian Kurdish forces call for all hands on deck as Turkish troops reportedly cross border Syrian Kurdish forces were calling on their people Wednesday to move toward the border with Turkey and “carry out acts of resistance,” as reports emerged that the first Turkish troops have entered the...
14:34, 2019-10-09

James Foley’s Mother Worries About ISIS Resurrection as Turks Attack Kurds Diane Foley, mother of James W. Foley, the first American hostage of the Islamic State to be beheaded, said she hoped the ISIS prisoners believed responsible do not escape custody as Syria plunges int...
02:34, 2019-10-11

70,000 people flee as Turkish forces push deeper into Syria More than 70,000 people have been forced to leave their homes in Syria, UN officials have said, as Turkish forces pushed further into the northeast of the country....
16:00, 2019-10-11

UK PM Urges Turkish President To End Conflict In Syria And Enter Dialogue British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday that Britain had "grave concerns" about Turkey's military action in northern Syria and urged the president to end the conflict and....
09:51, 2019-10-13

U.S. Begins Pullback From Northern Syria, Clearing Way for Turkish Offensive Convoys of American military personnel began pulling back from the Syria-Turkey border, after President Trump ordered the Pentagon to clear the way for Ankara to launch an offensive against Kurdish fi...
14:34, 2019-10-07

EU must consider Turkish arms embargo, call for end to Syria offensive: France European Union foreign ministers must again condemn Turkey's offensive in Syria, call for an arms embargo on Ankara and request that the United States hold a meeting of the coalition against Islamic S...
08:51, 2019-10-14

Kurdish civilians flee as Turkish forces bomb Syria for third day Airstrikes and shells hit north-east as Trump raises possibility of sanctions on AnkaraWhat is happening in north-east Syria?Kurdish civilians have been fleeing key towns in north-eastern Syria as Tur...
01:00, 2019-10-12

U.S. forces will not support Turkish operation in Syria: White House Turkey will soon move forward with its long-planned military operation to create what it calls a "safe zone" in northern Syria and U.S. forces will not support or be involved in it, the White House pr...
10:00, 2019-10-07

U.S. Forces in Northern Syria Are Moving Aside to Clear the Way for a Turkish Assault (BEIRUT) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces in Syria said American troops began withdrawing Monday from northeast Syria ahead of a Turkish invasion that the Kurds say will overturn five years of a...
11:34, 2019-10-07

Turkish Offensive In Syria Threatens European Security: France France said on Saturday it has suspended all weapon sales to Turkey and warned Ankara that its offensive in northern Syria threatened European security....
09:51, 2019-10-13

26 Civilians Killed In Turkish Offensive In North Syria: Report At least 26 civilians were killed on Sunday in northeastern Syria as Turkey and its proxies stepped up their offensive against Kurdish forces, a war monitor said....
20:51, 2019-10-13

Turkish drones start operating in northern Syria: ministry Turkish drones have started operating in northern Syria where Washington and Ankara have agreed to create a safe zone, Turkey's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-08-14

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system and the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, a foreign ...
16:17, 2019-07-20

Turkish artillery rounds land near US forces in Syria, no injuries Turkish artillery rounds landed near U.S. forces in northern Syria outside the city of Kobane, but no American troops were harmed, a U.S. official confirms to Fox News....
11:00, 2019-10-12

Will "Obliterate" Turkish Economy If It Acts "Off Limits" In Syria: Trump US President Donald Trump warned Turkey Monday against going too far in Syria, one day after giving Ankara a green light to invade its southern neighbor, sparking panic among Washington's Kurdish......
02:34, 2019-10-08

Turkish Defense Ministry says preparations complete for Syria offensive All preparations for a possible military operation into northeastern Syria are completed, the Turkish Defense Ministry said in a Twitter post late on Monday....
04:34, 2019-10-08

Turkish-led forces seize highway 30 km deep into Syria: ministry Turkish-led forces have seized control of Syria's M4 highway, some 30-35 km (19-22 miles) deep into Syrian territory, as part of its incursion against a Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, Turkey's De...
17:17, 2019-10-13

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-le...
09:34, 2019-07-07

Trump defends pulling US troops out of Syria President Trump on Monday defended his administration’s decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, declaring that the US will fight “WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT.” ​In a s...
18:34, 2019-10-07

Up To 1,000 US Troops To Withdraw From Northern Syria, Says Pentagon The Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria -- almost the entire ground force in the war-torn country -- amid an intensifying.....
23:51, 2019-10-13

Pulling of U.S. Troops in Syria Could Aid Assad and ISIS Analysts said the redeployment would betray America’s Syrian Kurdish allies, decrease American leverage in Syria and open a void that could benefit Iran, Russia and the Islamic State....
13:34, 2019-10-08

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
11:00, 2019-08-07

Montreal demonstrators protest Turkish military invasion in northern Syria Turkey's military offensive targeting Kurdish militia comes after U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly decided that American troops would not interfere....
23:51, 2019-10-12

Syria 'safe zone' deadline expires with Turkish threat looming Turkey's deadline to jointly establish a "safe zone" with the United States in northern Syria by the end of September has passed, leaving the threat of unilateral military intervention by Ankara hangi...
16:34, 2019-10-01

Turkish army launches push into Syria, air strikes hit border town Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain....
16:34, 2019-10-09

Trump OKs $50M to aid Syria amid outrage over US military pullout, Turkish offensive President Trump announced Saturday that he had authorized the release of $50 million in aid to human rights groups and other aid organizations in Syria in an apparent attempt to counter criticism of h...
06:51, 2019-10-13

Trump Approves Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
07:00, 2019-10-07

Trump Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
09:34, 2019-10-07

De-escalation of Turkish military operation in northern Syria ‘absolutely essential’ A de-escalation of renewed conflict in northern Syria is “absolutely essential,” the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday. His comments follow the launch of airstrikes and a ground o...
12:34, 2019-10-11

US begins troop withdrawal from northeastern Syria ahead of Turkish offensive US troops began to withdraw from northeastern Syria on Monday, clearing the way for planned Turkish military operations. US President Trump has, however, warned Turkey against doing anything "off limi...
19:34, 2019-10-07

President Endorses Turkish Military Operation in Syria, Shifting U.S. Policy The operation would sweep away American-backed Kurdish forces near the border in Syria. The White House said U.S. forces “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
18:34, 2019-10-07

Kurdish politician and 10 others killed by 'Turkish-backed militia' in Syria, SDF claims US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces say a prominent politician, her driver, members of Kurdish security forces and several civilians were killed by Turkish-backed militants in Syria on Saturday, after ...
17:51, 2019-10-13

Top Republicans rip Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria A handful of top Republicans — including former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley — on Monday criticized President Trump’s decision to remove US troops from Syria as a blow to America’s Kurdis...
23:34, 2019-10-07

U.S. Poised to Send 150 Troops to Patrol Northeastern Syria The new deployment is part of an expanding series of military and diplomatic steps the United States has taken to defuse tensions with Turkey, a NATO ally....
22:00, 2019-09-12

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
19:34, 2019-07-08

Trump Orders Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Northern Syria The decision effectively cedes control of the area and could allow a resurgence of ISIS, but the defense secretary argued American forces would not have deterred a Turkish invasion....
02:51, 2019-10-14

US troops in Syria come under fire as Turkey ramps up offensive A Turkish artillery strike came close to hitting US troops stationed at an observation post in northern Syria. Turkey has continued to intensify its offensive despite the threat of US sanctions....
02:17, 2019-10-13

U.S. troops to withdraw from northern Syria, Defense Sec. Esper says U.S. troops were preparing to withdraw from northern Syria Sunday as Turkish forces continued their advance. Hundreds of Islamic State group supporters escaped from a displacement camp in the area and...
22:51, 2019-10-13

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog sa...
08:34, 2019-08-08

Russia watching closely after Turkish move on Syria safety zone: Kremlin The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Moscow was watching closely after Turkey said it would act alone on its plans to form a "safe zone" in the northeast of Syria, which is a close ally of Russia....
15:34, 2019-10-02

Turkey's Erdogan, Russia's Putin discuss Syria offensive: Turkish presidency Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and Russia's President Vladimir Putin discussed in a phone call Turkey's planned operation into northeastern Syria, the Turkish presidency said on Wednesday, as Ankara...
15:34, 2019-10-09

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defence Ministry said...
12:34, 2019-06-28

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kills soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling and mortar fire, the Turkish Defense Ministry said...
23:00, 2019-06-27

Airstrikes Halt Turkish Convoy on Road in Northern Syria, Opposition Activists Say (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Airstrikes halted a Turkish military convoy carrying ammunition after it crossed into northern Syria on Monday, bound for a rebel-held stronghold, opposition activists said. ...
18:17, 2019-08-19

Trump Invites Turkish Leader to Washington as Turkey Prepares Syria Offensive President Trump said the U.S. wasn’t abandoning Kurdish fighters in northern Syria amid blowback from lawmakers over his decision to withdraw American troops from the area ahead of a planned military ...
06:00, 2019-10-09

Turkish airstrikes in Syria reportedly target journalist convoy, civilians; at least 9 dead Fresh airstrikes from Turkey reportedly targeted civilians and a group of foreign reporters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn, according to monitoring groups and Syrian Kurdish officials....
22:51, 2019-10-13

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. "safe zone" patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdi...
18:34, 2019-09-08

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. 'safe zone' patrol Armed Turkish military vehicles crossed into war-stricken Syria on Sunday to begin joint patrols with U.S. counterparts to establish a high-stakes "safe zone" along a border region controlled by Kurdi...
22:34, 2019-09-08

US to move about 50 ISIS fighters from Syria to Iraq amid Turkish assault, officials say Around 50 Islamic State fighters that the U.S. removed from Syria in recent days amidst a Turkish military assault are headed to Iraq, officials there say....
20:34, 2019-10-10

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Defense Department watchdog warne...
16:34, 2019-08-08

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
21:34, 2019-06-15

US Pulls Out Troops From Northern Syria As Turkey Readies Offensive The United States began withdrawing American troops from Syria's border with Turkey early Monday, in the clearest sign yet that the Trump administration was washing its hands of an explosive situation...
15:00, 2019-10-07

Small number of U.S. troops leave town in northern Syria A small number of U.S. troops have left an outpost in the town on Ain Issa in northern Syria because of concerns about a Turkish incursion that is pushing into Syria, two U.S. defense official told Re...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Trump defends pulling troops from northern Syria, says he is an ‘island of one’ Trump remained steadfast and defended a move that drew widespread bipartisan criticism that he has endangered stability in the Middle East and risked the lives of Syrian Kurdish allies who helped the ...
16:51, 2019-10-13

Trump to withdraw 1,000 troops from Northern Syria as fighting heats up WASHINGTON – President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of remaining US forces in northern Syria to get them out of harm’s way of Turkey’s expanding attack into Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper sai...
17:51, 2019-10-13

Turkish and Syrian rebel forces to start Syria offensive 'shortly': Erdogan's aide Turkish forces, together with the rebel Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border "shortly", President Tayyip Erdogan’s communications director said early on Wednesday, as a surprise withdrawal o...
06:34, 2019-10-09

US-backed allies in Syria have paused their fight against ISIS amid Turkish military assault Hussein Malla/Associated Press US-backed Kurdish fighters have halted operations for now against Islamic State in Syria as Turkey launches a military offensive in Syria's northeast, two US officials...
20:34, 2019-10-09

Defense secretary says Trump has expanded withdrawal of troops from northern Syria Turkey has begun a military operation in northern Syria against Kurdish groups that were allied with the U.S. in the fight against the Islamic State.        ...
10:17, 2019-10-14

| 'Very small number' of troops pulled from Syria-Turkey border: US official The United States has pulled back a "very small number" of troops from areas of northern Syria along the Turkish border, a senior State Department official said Monday, after President Donald Trump se...
04:00, 2019-10-08

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from Syria amid GOP criticism President Trump vigorously defended on Monday his decision to withdraw United States troops from northern Syria ahead of a planned invasion of the region by Turkey, even as his Republican allies in bo...
00:00, 2019-10-08

U.S. to pull last troops from north Syria; Syrian army to redeploy on border The United States said on Sunday it will withdraw its remaining 1,000 troops from northern Syria in the face of an expanding Turkish offensive while Syria's army struck a deal with Kurdish forces to r...
07:51, 2019-10-14

Russia says Syrian troops repelled three big militant attacks in Syria's Idlib Syrian government troops on Wednesday morning repelled three big attacks by militants in Syria's Idlib province, the Russian Ministry of Defense said....
16:00, 2019-05-22

Trump Orders All U.S. Troops to Leave Northern Syria, Defense Secretary Says (WASHINGTON) — Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Turkey and U.S.-backe...
20:51, 2019-10-13

'It's got a big military': Trump worried Turkey would kill or capture US troops in Syria Turkey did not receive permission to attack key U.S. partners against the Islamic State in Syria, a senior administration official said while explaining President Trump’s decision to move American for...
08:00, 2019-10-08

Mattis says ISIS 'will resurge' in Syria following Trump's move to withdraw US troops Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis criticized President Trump’s decision to remove American troops from Syria, saying in his first public comments on the matter that the Islamic State now “will ...
01:17, 2019-10-14

Exclusive: U.S. could pull bulk of troops from Syria in matter of days - officials The United States is considering plans to withdraw the bulk of American troops from northern Syria in the coming days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Sunday, in what would be a faster-than-expecte...
21:17, 2019-10-13

U.S. preparing to withdraw all remaining troops from northern Syria: Defense Secretary The United States is poised to evacuate about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish offensive into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situatio...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Here are the 5 major players that will feel the impact from Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria Hussein Malla/AP President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that US troops would soon be pulling out of northeastern Syria. The White House said in a late-night statement that the move was prompted ...
08:00, 2019-10-08

GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger slams Trump's 'shortsighted' decision to withdraw troops from Syria President Trump defended his decision on Syria and said he was trying to get the U.S. out of "endless wars."        ...
15:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria after Trump pulls back US troops Turkey was on the brink of launching an offensive into Kurdish parts of Syria, days after President Donald Trump announced U.S. troops would withdraw.        ...
17:34, 2019-10-09

Trump tells Pentagon to begin withdrawing remaining troops from northern Syria The United States is poised to move about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish incursion into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situation "u...
20:17, 2019-10-13

‘My Great and Unmatched Wisdom’: Trump Ignores Warnings on Syria Retreat, Threatens to ‘Destroy’ Turkish Economy In the run-up to his Oct. 6 call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, aides repeatedly warned President Donald Trump about the dangers of abandoning America’s Kurdish allies in Northern ...
09:34, 2019-10-08

100,000 displaced, death toll rises, hospital closes as Turkish forces push into Kurdish-held Syria Since Turkish forces launched a military offensive into Kurdish-controlled parts of Syria, border towns have been subject to heavy shelling.        ...
04:00, 2019-10-12

Displaced 'ISIS-supporting women' revolt in Syria border camp as Turkish incursion gains momentum It was a chillingly familiar sight for Syrian-Kurds in the north-eastern slice of their conflict-ripped country: civilians stuffing themselves into vehicles and running on calloused feet with little m...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Kurdish forces strike a deal with Assad's army as they battle an intensifying Turkish assault in northern Syria Nazeer Al-khatib / AFP) (Photo by NAZEER AL-KHATIB/AFP via Getty Images The Kurdish-led administration in northeastern Syria announced on Sunday that it had a struck a deal with the Syrian army in or...
11:17, 2019-10-14

‘Stupid Endless Wars.’ In Angry Tweets, Trump Defends Pulling U.S. Troops From Syria (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday over sharp bipartisan criticism of his decision to pull back U.S. troops from northeastern Syria, saying he is focused on the “BI...
11:00, 2019-10-10

President Donald Trump draws backlash for move to withdraw U.S. troops in northern Syria In a highly controversial move, the White House has said it will remove U.S. troops from northern Syria ahead of a Turkey military advance to expel Kurdish forces from the region....
03:34, 2019-10-09

Turkish post in Idlib hit ‘deliberately’ by Syrian attack ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Syrian government forces “deliberately” attacked on Sunday a Turkish military observation post in northwestern Syria. In a statement, the defense ministry said ...
19:17, 2019-06-16

'A big win for Iran and Assad': Lindsey Graham rips Trump decision to pull troops out of northern Syria Sen. Lindsey Graham, a usually staunch ally of President Trump, slammed the president’s sudden decision to withdraw troops from Syria, warning that it could lead to the resurgence of the Islamic State...
21:00, 2019-10-07

Syrian army begins to move troops to 'confront' Turkey in northern Syria: state media The Syrian army has begun deploying its troops to northern Syria battlefronts to "confront a Turkish aggression" on Syrian territory, state media said on Sunday....
20:17, 2019-10-13

U.S.-backed Syrian force warns of 'all-out war' in response to any Turkish attack The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces said on Saturday it would "not hesitate to turn any unprovoked (Turkish) attack into an all-out war" to defend its region in northeast Syria....
16:00, 2019-10-05

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four...
14:00, 2019-06-10

Two Turkish soldiers killed in attack by Kurdish militants: ministry Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants launched an attack on a Turkish military vehicle in southeast Turkey on Tuesday, killing two soldiers and wounding another, the country's defense ministry said....
13:17, 2019-07-09

Gunmen Attack Turkish Diplomats in Kurdish Region of Iraq At least one consulate employee was killed in the shooting at a restaurant, the authorities said. It was not immediately clear who was behind the assault....
16:51, 2019-07-17

Two people, including baby, killed in Turkish border town as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria A Turkish civil servant and a nine-month-old Syrian baby have been killed after mortars were fired from Kurdish-held northern Syria into the Turkish border town of Akcakale....
02:34, 2019-10-11

Kurdish-Led Syrian Democratic Front: Turkish Attack Has Revived ISIS The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said a Turkish attack in northern Syria had revived Islamic State and called on allied states that helped fight the jihadist group to close off air space...
09:51, 2019-10-13

Indian Condemns Terror Attack In Iraq That Killed Turkish Diplomat India on Thursday condemned the terrorist attack in the Iraqi city of Erbil in which a Turkish diplomat was killed and called for concerted action by the international community against terrorism....
13:51, 2019-07-18

Guatemala deploys 2,000 troops after deadly attack on soldiers Hundreds of Guatemalan soldiers were deployed on Monday to an area near the border with Honduras and Mexico, home to long-standing social conflicts, in a bid to improve security after three soldiers w...
06:34, 2019-09-10

Kabul suicide attack slightly wounds four US troops Four U.S. troops suffered minor injuries when a suicide car bomber targeted their convoy in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul Friday, the U.S. military confirms....
19:51, 2019-05-31

US to deploy more troops to Saudi Arabia after attack on oil industry Trump has for now decided not to authorize an immediate military strike on Iran in response to attackThe Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional US troops and missile defense equipment ...
04:51, 2019-09-21

Five Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Mac...
12:51, 2019-06-03

Mali jihadists say attack on passenger bus was targeting French troops A Mali-based al Qaeda affiliate said a landmine it planted that killed 14 civilians when it exploded under a passenger bus was intended to target French troops....
21:00, 2019-09-11

4 dead in Kabul, Afghanistan car bomb attack; U.S. troops injured At least four people were killed and several were injured Friday, including U.S. service members, after a car loaded with explosives was detonated in the Afghan capital, authorities said....
13:17, 2019-05-31

At Least 30 Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudan’s ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power as security forces overran the main sit-in site in the capital early Monday, unle...
22:51, 2019-06-03

'The Kraken unleashed': how Trump's shock troops attack US democracy An army of supporters amplify the president’s wildest claims, encouraging his conspiracy-minded tendencies Donald Trump once declared: “I alone can fix it.” He never made the claim: “I alone can break...
09:00, 2019-06-01

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties. The military statemen...
11:34, 2019-06-15

U.S. to send additional troops to Middle East after Saudi oil attack President Donald Trump ordered additional U.S. troops to the Middle East on Friday, nearly a week after an attack on Saudi oil facilities, Department of Defense Mark Esper announced....
07:51, 2019-09-21

Trump to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia in Response to Attack on Oil Facilities The good news is that it appears President Donald Trump won’t be launching a war against Iran today. However, the administration will be sending U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arab...
18:51, 2019-09-21

United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia's air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom's oil facilities, which Washingt...
08:17, 2019-09-21

US sending 200 troops and Patriot missile battery to Saudi Arabia after Iranian attack The Pentagon is sending 200 soldiers, a Patriot missile defense battery, and four radar systems to Saudi Arabia in response to Iran's attack on Saudi oil facilities earlier this month....
22:51, 2019-09-26

US to send troops, missile defense system to Saudi Arabia after drone attack Washington will deploy a large force to Saudi Arabia to boost the kingdom's security after the attack on its oil production facility. Both the US and Saudi authorities blamed Iran for the strike....
19:00, 2019-10-11

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
07:00, 2019-06-18

Syria Conducted Chlorine Attack in May, U.S. Says The attack was the first confirmed violation of a chemical-weapons ban since a U.S. strike on Syria in 2018 over its alleged use of poison gas, a new assessment says....
22:17, 2019-09-26

U.S. Concludes Syria Used Chemical Weapons in May Attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stopped short of threatening a military response against President Bashar al-Assad’s government for the chlorine-loaded rocket attack....
23:51, 2019-09-26

US warns Turkey of 'consequences' of Syria attack The US, Germany and other nations slammed Turkey's Syria incursion at the UN, but the Security Council failed to agree on a statement. Meanwhile, Turkey said it planned to advance 30 kilometers into S...
23:00, 2019-10-10

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had ap...
03:51, 2019-06-18

Nearly 30 Republicans endorse bid to sanction Turkey over Syria attack Nearly 30 Republican House representatives have co-sponsored legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey for its military offensive against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria....
08:00, 2019-10-11

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian government....
04:34, 2019-05-23

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in rebel-held Idlib risks unraveling....
09:00, 2019-05-22

Pompeo accuses Syria of using chemical weapons in May attack Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday, said that the United States has concluded that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in an att...
13:17, 2019-09-27

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest Syria, but they still needed to be verified....
22:51, 2019-05-28

U.S. concludes Assad regime was responsible for May chlorine attack in Syria Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States has concluded that Syrian President Bashar-al Assad carried out a chemical attack on Syria in May....
04:17, 2019-09-27

Pompeo says Syria government used chlorine in May chemical weapon attack U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States concluded the government of President Bashir al-Assad in Syria used chlorine as a chemical weapon in a May attack as part of...
19:51, 2019-09-26

Israel on edge after Syria strikes, Lebanon 'drone attack' Israel is at the center of heated diplomatic rhetoric surrounding recent military operations in Gaza, Syria and Lebanon. Iran's expanding influence, Israel's response to it, and the war in Syria have ...
06:00, 2019-08-27

Syrian state TV reports Israeli attack in southern Syria Syrian state television said on Wednesday that Israel struck a strategic area in southern Syria overlooking the Golan Heights where Western intelligence sources previously said Iranian-backed militias...
03:17, 2019-07-24

Turkey vows to press ahead with attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syria Syrian Kurds seek Russia talks, and Donald Trump changes tone on US withdrawalTurkey has signalled its intent to press ahead with an attack on US-backed Kurdish-led forces in north-east Syria despite ...
18:34, 2019-10-08

Israel says jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israel's military has said it thwarted an "imminent" Iranian attack involving killer drones. The announcement came unusually quickly on the heels of the airstrikes. President Benjamin Netanyahu had st...
06:51, 2019-08-25

Israel strikes at Iranian forces in Syria to foil attack: military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that were planning to launch armed drones at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
03:17, 2019-08-25

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria to Prevent 'Killer Drone' Attack Israel said it struck military facilities in Syria to prevent suspected planned attacks from Iranian forces, raising the risk of a clash with Tehran amid a broader Israeli campaign to counter the mili...
00:17, 2019-08-26

Syrian air defenses thwart Israeli missile attack in southern Syria: SANA Syrian Air Defenses thwarted an Israeli attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria and shot down a number of them, Syrian state news agency SANA said early on Wednesday....
03:51, 2019-06-12

US sees ‘glimmer of hope’ for political settlement in Syria as it accuses Assad of chemical attack in May ‘GLIMMER OF HOPE’: With the war in Syria in its ninth year, the United States is renewing a push for a political settlement in the hopes of preventing more deaths in the conflict that has already clai...
19:51, 2019-09-27

Netanyahu hails Israel strikes against Syria to foil Iran 'killer drone attack' Israeli prime minister says Iran has ‘no immunity anywhere’ after military says Tehran drone plot thwartedThe Israeli air force struck in Syria to prevent an Iranian force from launching an attack on ...
06:17, 2019-08-25

Pakistan Needs To Mobilize Tax Revenue, Cut Debt, Says IMF Pakistan needs to mobilize domestic tax revenue to ensure funds for social and development programs, while reducing debt, the acting director of the International Monetary Fund said on Sunday after a....
06:34, 2019-07-22

White Women Are Ready to Mobilize For Trump Following the 2016 presidential election, the popular refrain on the left was that 53 percent of white women voters supported Donald Trump and fucked everyone over. But that 53 percent isn’t easily em...
04:34, 2019-07-19

'Stain on America's honor': Trump gives Turkey green light to attack US-Kurdish allies in northern Syria Overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, President Trump has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against U.S.-Kurdish allies in northern Syria....
21:00, 2019-10-07

Lindsey Graham threatens 'sanctions from hell' and warns Turkey against crossing a 'red line' as it readies for attack in Syria BULENT KILIC / AFP) (Photo by BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's staunchest allies, issued a stern warning to Turkey over attacking Kurd...
13:00, 2019-10-09

Turkish Cuisine: Here's A List Of Must-Taste Turkish Desserts If you're lucky enough to be travelling to Istanbul, you better pack a healthy appetite and a pair of stretchable pants. Here is a list of must-eats for when you are in Turkey....
10:51, 2019-06-18

Trump campaign seeks to mobilize women in 2020 battleground states President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is hosting events in 2020 battleground states on Thursday to mobilize and train suburban women, an important voting bloc that defected from Republicans du...
02:17, 2019-08-23

The Latest: Hong Kong police mobilize amid protest calls The Latest on a highly contentious extradition bill in Hong Kong (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Local media reports in Hong Kong say police are mobilizing thousands of additional officers to keep order ...
11:51, 2019-06-11

The Trump campaign is launching its own social networking app to mobilize 'the army of Trump' for 2020 Justin Merriman/Getty Images President Donald Trump has used Twitter as a digital megaphone throughout his presidency to directly address supporters — and he will soon have another tool at his ...
11:34, 2019-09-10

T-Mobile sale to Dish ‘imminent,’ thanks to DOJ threat A deal to make satellite TV provider Dish Network the nation’s fourth largest mobile carrier is days away from being finalized — thanks to the Department of Justice, The Post has learned. Under pressu...
22:00, 2019-07-19

NFL labor negotiations are ‘progressing,’ but a deal doesn’t appear to be imminent Negotiators for the NFL and the NFL Players Association are said to be making progress, but expecting a deal sooner rather than later might be overly optimistic....
09:00, 2019-08-09

Fed's Daly: July Rate Cut Was Right Move, Recession Not Imminent The Fed was right to lower rates in July, as it sought to keep the economy on a path of growth, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President Mary Daly said Tuesday....
08:17, 2019-08-21

Avenatti says indictment imminent in Nike extortion case Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects to be indicted in New York in the coming days following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Mazda previews imminent rotary engine revival The last Mazda to feature a rotary engine was the RX-8, which went out of production in 2008 The Japanese firm believes quiet rotary tech makes it ideally suited for use as a range-extender powertra...
12:17, 2019-09-25

Imminent Vale Dam Disaster Bears Down on Brazilian Town Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Br...
01:51, 2019-05-23

Biggest BA walkout in history imminent as 48 hours of chaos looms The first ever strike by British Airways pilots, set to start at midnight, will cause two days of chaos in what is expected to be the biggest walkout in the airline's history....
23:00, 2019-09-08

Dak Prescott contract extension ‘imminent’ after Cowboys torch Giants While Ezekiel Elliott held out all summer to get a contract extension, which he finally got days before the start of the NFL season, his Cowboys teammate Dak Prescott has been patient about getting a ...
19:34, 2019-09-09

Microsoft unveils new To Do as Wunderlist founder mourns its imminent death Microsoft today revealed an update for its To-Do app, now simply called To Do, that makes the app much more useful and pleasant to look at. But not everyone is happy, as the development of this app po...
22:34, 2019-09-09

Ericsson's CEO tells staff report of his imminent exit is incorrect Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson's CEO Borje Ekholm told employees in an internal note this week that a recent media report of his imminent replacement was incorrect, a company spokesman said....
18:51, 2019-09-05

New Vauxhall Corsa leaks online ahead of imminent debut Vauxhall's best-seller will finally enter its next generation this year; it will be available in petrol, diesel and electric form   Vauxhall is getting ready for one of its biggest launches in years...
13:34, 2019-05-22

An encounter outside Area 51 is imminent. This rural Nevada sheriff is ready. Lincoln County Sheriff Kerry Lee talks with the USA TODAY Network about how police are preparing for the Area 51 seekers in Rachel this week.       ...
15:17, 2019-09-19

Nintendo shares jump on imminent launch of Switch Lite Shares in Japan's Nintendo Co rose more than 4% on Thursday after the company said it would soon launch Nintendo Switch Lite, a cheaper, handheld version of its hugely popular Switch games....
05:00, 2019-07-11

New leak suggests Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro launch is imminent Apple hasn’t announced a press conference for October, but the company is widely expected to host one this month, just as it has done in previous years. Aside from the iPhone, Apple Watch, and n...
21:34, 2019-10-08

Avenatti expects imminent indictment in Nike extortion case Attorney Michael Avenatti says he expects to be indicted in New York in the coming days following his March arrest on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike....
06:51, 2019-05-22

When the Levee Breaks: Brazilian Town on Alert for Imminent Disaster Vale has warned Brazilian authorities that one of its dams could collapse at any moment this week, likely burying a nearby town in mining waste just months after the rupture of the company’s dam in Br...
12:00, 2019-05-22

High-quality LG Stylo 5 render hints at imminent release Purported LG Stylo 5 renderLG hasn't been able to find much success with its crowded and confusing high-end smartphone portfolio in recent years, but members of one mid-range family appear to be doing...
13:51, 2019-06-18

Big Baller Brand's demise looks imminent with sad clearance sale at a local gym Big Baller Brand once charged $50 for its T-shirts, and those prices were slashed to $5 at the pop-up shop at a volleyball tournament.       ...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Trump warns 'not nearly enough' progress made during Mexico negotiations, tariffs imminent President Trump declared Wednesday evening that "not nearly enough" progress was being made in last-minute negotiations with Mexico, as the U.S. prepares to impose escalating tariffs on the country un...
11:17, 2019-06-06

AMD Ryzen 9 3950X leak points to imminent reveal of 16-core gaming CPU AMD does have a 16-core Ryzen 3000 processor in the wings ready to be revealed, the latest CPU rumor insists, and we’ll see it at the company’s big E3 launch event later today (alongside...
12:34, 2019-06-10

British digital bank Monzo to announce imminent U.S. launch: source Fast-growing British digital bank Monzo is set to announce on Thursday its imminent launch in the United States, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
11:00, 2019-06-13

Chris Stone Out As Sports Illustrated Editor-In-Chief, Layoffs Appear Imminent Sports Illustrated is currently transitioning ownership and corporate leadership, from Meredith Corp. to Authentic Brands Group, where it will be operated by ad platform and digital media company TheM...
05:34, 2019-10-02

As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ In and around Tripoli, an increasing number of children are “at imminent risk of injury or death” two senior United Nations officials warned on Thursday, citing a surge of aggression in crisis-torn Li...
16:17, 2019-05-21

House Dems warn Omar in 'imminent danger' after Trump rally chants House Democrats erupted in fury Thursday over President Donald Trump’s attacks on freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar at his reelection rally, fearful that crowd chants of “send her back” have personally endange...
17:51, 2019-07-18

Ilhan Omar’s life ‘in imminent danger’ after ‘Send her back’ chant: Dems House Democrats on Thursday called for increased security in response to the “Send her back” chants that got hurled at Rep. Ilhan Omar during President Trump’s rally in North Carolin...
09:17, 2019-07-19

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, the United Nations says....
04:00, 2019-06-19

Tornadoes cause damage in Northeast Texas Tornadoes swept parts of northeastern Texas, damaging homes and buildings and causing at least one injury. Damage was reported southwest and east of Dallas. (May 30)       &...
14:51, 2019-05-30

Opinion: The Kurds lose out again By pulling out of Syria, the US has betrayed its closest ally in the fight against the "Islamic State." It may turn out to be a grave mistake with serious security consequences for Europe, says Matthi...
22:34, 2019-10-08

Who Are the Syrian Kurds the U.S. Is Abandoning? U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to give a green light to a Turkish military offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria effectively abandons one of America’s closest allies in the figh...
21:00, 2019-10-07

Truck driver who killed Indianapolis mom, infant twins in crash called an ‘imminent hazard’ A truck driver accused of killing an Indianapolis mother and her 18-month-old twins in a highway crash last month has been deemed an “imminent hazard to public safety” by transportation officials....
19:34, 2019-08-09

'It's not personal': Zinedine Zidane on Gareth Bale's imminent Real Madrid exit – video Gareth Bale's time with Real Madrid could come to an end in a matter of days after manager Zinedine Zidane said the club were working the Welsh international's transfer to another side.Bale, 30, has w...
20:00, 2019-07-21

S. Africa's AMCU mining union sees imminent wage deal with Impala Platinum South Africa's militant Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union expects a deal with Impala Platinum over wages soon, the head of the leading platinum mining union said on Wednesday....
13:34, 2019-10-02

Apple's improved Maps expand across the northeast US Apple is starting to roll out its major Maps update more broadly across the US. It overhauled the app for iOS 13 with revamped maps for parts of California and Texas, and now it's expanding its n...
06:00, 2019-10-01

Brazil says oil in spill along northeast beaches not Brazilian Brazil's environmental agency Ibama said on Thursday that an analysis of a vast oil spill along the country's northeastern beaches showed the spilled crude did not originate in the country....
04:17, 2019-09-27

This Northeast state has the worst infrastructure in the US. Where does yours rank? Between poor roads and broken down bridges, some of these states might need major updates on infrastructure.        ...
16:51, 2019-07-08

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead and forced hundreds of thousands to flee in the pas...
23:01, 2019-06-27

BJP Alliance Leads in 13 Of 25 Northeast Seats, 8 Likely From Assam Alone The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance seemed to be maintaining its dominance over the country's Northeast as results of the Lok Sabha elections trickled in today. While it led in 13 of the 25 seats...
15:00, 2019-05-23

The 20 cities in the Northeast that Americans are escaping in droves John Moore/Getty Images Many cities in the Northeastern region of the US saw big population outflows over the last decade. We found the 20 metro areas in the Northeast with the most net outmigration ...
18:00, 2019-10-05

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It ...
08:17, 2019-10-13

Brace Yourself for the Internet Impeachment Disinformation experts are preparing for fast-twitch media manipulation, droves of false and misleading claims and hyper-polarized audiences fiercely clinging to their side’s version of reality....
15:17, 2019-09-27

Dying Light 2 release date news imminent as Techland promise obscene amount of new content Dying Light 2 is well into its production cycle, and now a Techland dev has announced that the game will be much more contact-packed and customisable than the first instalment....
12:17, 2019-05-27

Brentford striker Neal Maupay poised for imminent training return as transfer saga rumbles on Brentford striker Neal Maupay was expected to return to training on Tuesday after being sent home from the club's pre-season tour last weekend due to to the ongoing uncertainty over his future....
14:34, 2019-07-16

Severe storms, flooding to wipe away heat from Northeast After a heat wave baked the northeastern United States over the weekend, violent thunderstorms and torrential downpours will sweep into the region on Monday and signal an end to the torrid weather....
01:01, 2019-07-23

Damage reported across northeast Kansas after tornado hits People from Iowa through Oklahoma were faced with severe weather into Tuesday night as a round of powerful thunderstorms inflicted major damage over the central United States....
14:34, 2019-05-29

6 dead, 190 injured after tornado hits northeast China The tornado damaged nearly 3,600 homes and affected more than 9,900 residents in Kaiyuan, a city of around half-a-million people, according to China Central Television....
06:34, 2019-07-04

BJP Surge In Northeast Continues; Congress Stalwarts Lose The BJP and its allies have swept the northeast. The party has won 14 seats and its allies have won four, making the NDA's total to be 18 out of the 25 Lok Sabha constituencies....
21:17, 2019-05-24

Government To Launch Rs 3,000 Crore Projects In 100 Days In Northeast The Centre has decided to launch 200 projects worth Rs 3,000 crore in the Northeast in the first 100 days of the new Modi government, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Sunday....
09:51, 2019-08-04

Dog days of August: As the Northeast swelters, the Southwest bakes The country's Northeast is in line for a few sweltering days, but nowhere near as hot or long a stretch as awaits the Southwest, forecasters say.        ...
08:51, 2019-08-19

Islamists kill nine soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist militants killed nine Nigerian soldiers in an attack on a military base in the northeast of the country, three soldiers and an official from a security agency said on Wednesday....
05:00, 2019-09-12

Typhoon heads to northeast Japan after some damage in south A powerful typhoon is heading northeast to Japan’s main island of Honshu after lashing parts of the country’s southern islands with heavy rains and winds that caused flooding and some minor injuries...
10:51, 2019-09-22

Floridians brace for Hurricane Dorian POMPANO BEACH, FL. – Families have abandoned their homes, escaping by wading through water chest-high carrying their dogs. Thousands of flood victims at least 13-thousand homes severely damaged ...
01:17, 2019-09-05

Markets brace for crucial G20 signals Stocks eked out meager gains on Friday before a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, capping gains on the best first half for global equities since 19...
16:51, 2019-06-28

Israelis Watch U.S. Abandon Kurds, and Worry: Who’s Next? President Trump’s abrupt order to withdraw American troops from Syria set off alarm bells among Israeli officials who fear the United States might stop standing up for Israel....
05:00, 2019-10-09

Trump says he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hopes he can mediate between Turkey and the Kurds following Turkey's offensive on U.S.-allied Kurds in northeast Syria....
03:34, 2019-10-11

Here’s what we know about the ISIS prisons controlled by the Syrian Kurds Kurdish forces are caught between protecting the prisons holding Islamic State fighters and their families and staving off Turkish soldiers at their border....
18:17, 2019-10-13

Massive tornado kills 6 people, injures 190 in northeast China A tornado blew through a city in northeast China, damaging factories and buildings, killing six people and injuring another 190.        ...
16:34, 2019-07-05

Robbery suspect in custody after barricade situation on northeast side McDonald's robber suspect barricaded himself in an northeast side apartment on Friday, Sept. 6 2019. / Courtesy: @JD_FotogMcDonald's robber suspect barricaded himself in an northeast side apartment on...
02:17, 2019-09-07

Centre's Special Focus To Improve Connectivity In Northeast: President President Ram Nath Kovind in his address to the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament on Thursday said the Narendra Modi government is giving special focus on improving connectivity in the......
13:51, 2019-06-20

Stormy weather is causing long airport delays throughout the Northeast Multiple severe storms are causing long delays and flight cancellations at airports in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, according to the Federal Aviation Administration....
04:34, 2019-08-08

Boko Haram kills at least five soldiers in northeast Nigeria: sources Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram ambushed Nigerian soldiers in the northeast of the country, killing at least five and injuring more than a dozen, sources told Reuters on Sunday....
15:34, 2019-07-07

Shots Fired At Occupied Home On Lexington’s Northeast Side LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Shots were fired at home with people inside early Monday morning and Lexington police are looking for suspects. Authorities say the shooting occurred around 2 a.m. in t...
14:00, 2019-06-10

4.0 magnitude earthquake in Lake Erie rattles northeast Ohio Residents of the Buckeye State got an extra jolt to their Monday morning when an earthquake rattled parts of the state, overwhelming some 911 dispatch centers....
21:00, 2019-06-10

Floods worsen in India's northeast; rare rhinos in danger Floods in northeast India worsened on Tuesday with incessant rain swelling already raging rivers, inundating villages and a rhinoceros sanctuary as 1,000 soldiers were deployed to rescue people fleein...
12:34, 2019-07-16

African swine fever hits another pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria has detected another outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the country, its 19th case since the first outbreak of the d...
12:34, 2019-07-24

African swine fever hits pig farm in northeast Bulgaria Bulgaria reported on Saturday an outbreak of African swine fever at a breeding farm for pigs near the Danube city of Ruse in the north east of the Balkan country....
13:00, 2019-07-20

Big quake rumbles across Southern California, some damage northeast of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake jolted Southern California on Thursday, touching off fires and damaging buildings in a desert town northeast of Los Angeles, but authorities said there were only minor injuries....
01:17, 2019-07-05

Masked attackers snatch voting machines in northeast India About 500 masked men carrying guns and machetes attacked Indian election officials in a remote northeastern state and made off with computerized voting machines, officials said on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-05-22

Explainer: Competing claims make northeast Asian sea a flashpoint The wedge of sea between Japan, Russia, and the Korean peninsula became a new flashpoint this week, with a regional airspace dispute, a seized fishing boat, and missile tests by North Korea aggravati...
10:00, 2019-07-25

Centre Approves Development Projects Worth Rs 1,232 Crore For Northeast The Centre has sanctioned 49 development projects worth Rs 1,232 crore for the Northeastern region in the first 50 days of the Modi government, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Thursday....
14:34, 2019-08-01

The Most Polluting State in the Northeast Just Took a Key Step Toward Curbing Its Dirty Ways Thursday was a momentous day for the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a carbon market that governs power plant emissions in nine states. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed an executive or...
15:34, 2019-10-04

Thunderstorms, 70 MPH Winds Could Affect Up to 52 Million People in the Northeast Today Powerful storms are roaring into the Northeast on Wednesday afternoon, bringing with them the threat of lightning, flash floods, and winds up to 70 mph or more. Read more......
04:01, 2019-08-01

Northeast Congo insecurity hampers response to measles outbreak Insecurity in northeast Congo has hampered a measles vaccination drive and forced people to flee their homes, local responders said on Wednesday, complicating efforts to control the spread of a virus ...
05:17, 2019-06-20

Tornado hits northeast China as more 'extreme' weather strikes A tornado swept through the northeastern Chinese province of Liaoning on Wednesday, killing six and injuring 190, the state broadcaster said, amid a series of "extreme" weather events that government ...
22:17, 2019-07-04

Verde Fire burning northeast of Scottsdale grows in size SCOTTSDALE- Fire crews are working to put out a fire about 15 miles northeast of Scottsdale Monday. The Verde Fire grew to approximately 1,960 acres on Sunday. Public Affairs Officer Carrie Templin wi...
12:34, 2019-08-06

As heat wave breaks across U.S. northeast, thousands left without power Severe wind and rain in the northeastern United States left thousands without power on Monday and into early Tuesday, even as a record-breaking heat wave ebbed....
10:01, 2019-07-23

'Ain't goin nowhere': New Orleans residents brace for possible hurricane Many are staying in the city as storm Barry, predicted to land as a category one, approachesAs the Louisiana gulf coast braces for a possible hurricane landfall this weekend, New Orleans residents are...
07:17, 2019-07-12

Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP Asian shares started the week on a softer note on Monday after posting their first weekly decline since early June, while the dollar was on the defensive ahead of key economic data from China....
05:34, 2019-07-15

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs, says German official The U.S. is "more likely than not" to impose automotive tariffs on the European Union in mid-November, German lawmaker Peter Beyer said after meeting with U.S. officials....
20:51, 2019-07-10

US private debt funds brace for downturn NEW YORK, Aug 29 (LPC) - Private credit funds and business development companies (BDCs) are positioning their portfolios to deal with a potential economic downturn, which will be the first real test f...
19:34, 2019-08-29

U.S. cities brace for immigration raids, say they will not participate U.S. cities expecting to be hit by a wave of immigration raids intended to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally said on Friday they would not cooperate with federal ...
10:17, 2019-06-22

California truckers brace for new 'gig worker' rules California trucking companies that haul everything from summer strawberries to cars and Christmas toys say they are under threat from a bill that could turn so-called gig workers into employees....
22:00, 2019-09-11

Fla. residents brace for Dorian's arrival Florida residents packed sandbags on Thursday as an increasingly menacing-looking Hurricane Dorian threatened to broadside the state over Labor Day weekend. (Aug. 29)       &...
02:00, 2019-08-30

Venezuelans Brace for Pain From U.S. Sanctions Against Maduro Venezuelans already struggling with galloping inflation and food shortages prepared for more privation after the U.S. imposed sweeping sanctions that match measures against North Korea, Iran and Cuba....
14:34, 2019-08-07

Emergency declared as US states brace for 40C-plus heatwave More than 200 million Americans were today warned about a "widespread and dangerous" heatwave this weekend with swathes of the country expected be as hot as California's Death Valley....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Israelis Brace for a New Election. The Real Contest May Come Later. With polls showing the major parties deadlocked, Israelis already seem to be looking past the Sept. 17 election to the bruising coalition negotiations expected to follow....
23:17, 2019-08-03

Before You Take a Mail-In DNA Test, Brace Yourself for Family Secrets Like many people, Barbara Greenberg wasn’t looking to unlock any deep, dark family secrets when she spit into a tube a few years ago and sent her DNA off to be analyzed. “I was just curious to see if ...
21:51, 2019-07-12

Bermudians brace for storm Jerry after big hit by Humberto Bermudians secured homes and businesses on Tuesday as they prepared for the arrival of Tropical Storm Jerry just a few days after Hurricane Humberto battered the archipelago and briefly knocked out po...
04:51, 2019-09-25

Scandalized by Ali Wong’s Stand-Up? Brace Yourself for Her Book The star of two uproarious Netflix comedy specials is nervous about how people will react to her essay collection. “I hope my siblings don’t get pissed at me,” she says....
12:34, 2019-10-09

Airlines and Fliers Brace for Summer Snarls The summer travel season is poised to inflict pain on both U.S. airlines and fliers. Among the issues at airports: the extended grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jets, runway closures and labor shortages....
14:51, 2019-05-24

As Trump abandons Kurds, Israel worries how dependable he is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s bet on President Donald Trump has yielded major diplomatic gains but the US pullback from Syria is raising worries about that strategy...
20:00, 2019-10-10

Turkey, Kurds Have To "Figure The Situation Out" After US Pullback: Trump President Donald Trump on Monday justified his decision to withdraw US troops from Turkey's border with Syria, saying the region would have to "figure the situation out" and that America needed to get...
15:00, 2019-10-07

Explained: Why Turkey wants a military assault on Syrian Kurds A Turkish military operation against Syrian Kurdish territory could unleash instability, displacement and intense fighting. The Kurds are warning of ethnic cleansing and all out war....
06:34, 2019-10-08

Who are the Kurds? Almost 35 million people in the heart of Middle East Up to 35 million Kurds live in the mountainous region that roughly straddles the borders of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Turkey and Armenia. The Kurds are the fourth-largest indigenous ethnic group in the Middl...
05:34, 2019-10-08

'We knew this would happen': Kurds in Nashville say Trump betrayed them Residents of the Tennessee city – the Kurdish capital of America – feel ‘sold out’ but unsurprised by troop withdrawalIf you spend enough time in Kurdish places, from sidewalk tea stands in the shadow...
00:51, 2019-10-14

Iran offers to mediate between Syrian Kurds, Turkey Iran offered on Saturday to engage Syrian Kurds, Syria's government and Turkey in talks to establish security along the Turkish-Syrian border following Turkey's military incursion into northern Syria ...
14:17, 2019-10-12

Civilian casualties likely as Turkey pounds Kurds with artillery It started at just after 4pm. By the end of the evening, eight hours later, the Turkish military had fired at 181 targets over the border in Syria. ...
11:34, 2019-10-10

Who are the Kurds? A Middle Eastern people with 'no friends but the mountains' The U.S. and others have turned their backs on the Kurds before. Now Trump and his administration appear to be on the verge of doing so again.        ...
15:00, 2019-10-09

US insists 'we're not abandoning Kurds' as Turkey 'will not step back' US Defence Secretary Mark Esper has insisted that Washington is not abandoning its Syrian Kurdish allies in the face of a Turkish military offensive....
08:34, 2019-10-12

Trump's betrayal of the Kurds is a gift to Putin and Assad President Trump has clearly been itching to leave Syria for months, once dubbing it nothing but "sand and death." As Trump himself was at pains to point out, he was elected on a promise to get out of ...
20:00, 2019-10-07

Syrian Kurds welcome Russia call for dialogue with Damascus The Syrian Kurdish-led administration in northern Syria welcomed a Russian call for dialogue with Damascus on Wednesday and urged Moscow to play a role as a guarantor....
15:34, 2019-10-09

Power issues snarl commuter rail service in Northeast region Commuter train service between New York and other areas of the northeast ground to a screeching halt Wednesday morning because of power issues, packing transit hubs with aggravated travelers. “Trains ...
18:17, 2019-06-19

Syrian army deploys to town in country's northeast after Kurdish deal Syrian army troops entered the town of Tel Tamer in northeastern Syria, state media reported on Monday, after Damascus reached an agreement with the Kurdish-led forces controlling the region to deploy...
08:51, 2019-10-14

Citizenship Bill Will Change Demography Of Northeast: Nagaland Chief Minister Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday said the "highly controversial" Citizenship(Amendment) Bill will change the demography of the Northeast,if it is implemented by the Centre....
13:34, 2019-09-09

Brazil police investigate mysterious oil slicks polluting Northeast beaches Brazilian police on Wednesday opened an investigation into possible criminal activity surrounding an apparent oil spill off beaches along the country's Northeast coast, federal prosecutors said....
05:00, 2019-10-03

Survivors of northeast Congo ethnic attacks recall harrowing scenes A group of machete-wielding assailants descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo last Monday at noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to death her husband and others....
20:34, 2019-06-18

Where are the ICE raids? Immigrants in Miami, LA, NYC and other cities brace for arrests Thousands of families fear being separated by the Trump administration's ICE raids announced to begin Sunday in major cities.        ...
08:51, 2019-07-15

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pose a threat reminiscent of 2005's deadly Hurricane K...
23:00, 2019-07-12

Florida dealers brace as Hurricane Dorian approaches Earl Stewart, whose Earl Stewart Toyota is but 1,000 yards from the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, reflected the experience of a state where it's more common to see a Hurricane season with a storm th...
21:00, 2019-08-30

College Row, Fifth Avenue Should Brace for Fewer Chinese Visitors China’s legions of globe-trotting tourists have been a handy economic weapon. This may not work as well against the U.S. but could nonetheless cause damage to certain sectors....
23:51, 2019-06-05

US officials brace for ransomware attacks against election systems It's no secret that many American officials are worried about hacks targeting the 2020 election, but there's one fear this time around that wasn't present in 2016: ransomware. Reuters ...
04:00, 2019-08-27

Taiwan and Japan brace for a potential super typhoon Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Thursday....
11:00, 2019-08-08

Taiwan and Japan brace for potential super typhoon Residents in Taiwan and Japan are bracing for Typhoon Lekima, which could become a super typhoon by the time it hits a Japanese island chain on Friday....
20:00, 2019-08-08

Dealers across southeast brace as Hurricane Dorian nears In Florida, where it's more common to see a hurricane season with a storm than without one, CarMax closed ten stores while AutoNation said its stores would remain open Saturday and Sunday as Dorian, n...
19:00, 2019-09-01

As U.S. Treasuries sizzle, some bond investors brace for possible sell-off While there seems to be no end on the horizon to this year's dramatic rally in U.S. Treasuries that has collapsed yields more than a full percentage point, conditions are ripening for a reversal that ...
23:34, 2019-08-29

Southern California Communities Brace For Aftershocks Of 7.1 Earthquake High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked...
16:00, 2019-07-07

‘Two months of hell’: Amazon workers brace for Prime Day NBC NEWS – As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days...
04:34, 2019-07-16

Californians brace for aftershocks following biggest earthquake in two decades Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple ...
23:17, 2019-07-06

Residents in Portugal's Azores brace for hurricane Lorenzo Hurricane Lorenzo is expected to hit Portugal's Azores islands early on Wednesday, potentially causing life-threatening flash floods, even as it weakened along its path on Monday....
13:34, 2019-10-01

Europe should brace for US tariffs on several fronts: German official While there was continued U.S. interest in dialogue with Europe, the Trump administration nonetheless appeared poised to impose tariffs, said Germany's transatlantic coordinator and member of par...
08:17, 2019-07-11

Tech Giants Brace as Vestager 2.0 Gets EU Power Upgrade One of Europe's most powerful female regulators is expected to ace an interview for a job that will equip her with greater weaponry to take on the Silicon Valley giants that already fear her....
13:00, 2019-10-08

Brace for controversy: Edward Snowden has written a memoir Enlarge / This is going to go down on your permanent record. (credit: McMillan Publishers) Edward Snowden, the former CIA employee and National Security Agency contractor who spilled some of the dee...
22:51, 2019-08-01

Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts: German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a pl...
05:00, 2019-07-11

The Kurds’ Prisons and Detention Camps for ISIS Members, Explained As the Turkish invasion leads to deteriorating security in northern Syria, the custody of about 11,000 captive ISIS fighters — and many thousands more detained ISIS women and children — is in doubt....
02:51, 2019-10-14

Syrian Kurds hand over four 'Islamic State' children to Germany Kurdish authorities in Syria have handed over four children to Germany who had parents that were "Islamic State" fighters. Many EU countries are grappling with how to handle returning foreign fighters...
16:17, 2019-08-19

'Leaving us to be slaughtered': Syrian Kurds commander condemns US pullout The commander of the Syrian Kurdish forces in the northern part of the country condemned President Trump's decision to remove U.S. soldiers from the area....
19:17, 2019-10-13

Turkey’s Erdogan's struggles to court Kurds in battle for Istanbul Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling party is struggling to win over Istanbul’s Kurdish voters, a group it considers a key constituency in the electoral battle for control of Istanbul, despite so...
23:51, 2019-06-20

Northeast swelters; Southwest bakes: 100 million people will feel the heat this week The country's Northeast is in line for a few sweltering days, but nowhere near as hot or long a stretch as awaits the Southwest, forecasters say.        ...
17:51, 2019-08-19

Deadly storms bring explosive end to heat wave that roasted Northeast and mid-Atlantic Following days of brutal heat in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, severe thunderstorms trekked over the region on Monday night, causing dangerous flash flooding and knocking out power to hundreds of th...
08:34, 2019-07-24

Waves of cooler, less-humid air to bring hint of autumn to Upper Midwest, Northeast Much of the area from the Great Lakes to New England and mid-Atlantic can expect a break from August heat and humidity late this week and this weekend....
05:00, 2019-08-08

Mercy Corps suspends northeast Nigeria work after army shuts offices International aid agency Mercy Corps on Wednesday suspended its operations in two northeastern Nigerian states worst hit by Islamist insurgents after the army closed four of its offices in the region,...
04:17, 2019-09-26

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
03:51, 2019-06-19

Islamist insurgents overrun Nigerian army base in northeast: security sources Islamist insurgents overran a Nigerian army base in the country's northeast, killing at least the commander, two Nigerian security sources said on Thursday....
01:34, 2019-06-14

Rare May snow falls in Midwest, West as Northeast feels early heat While some regions of the United States, including the Northeast, are experiencing summer-like heat early this week as the calendar inches toward Memorial Day, other areas in the Midwest and western U...
15:01, 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-Europe should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts -German official European Union member states should brace for U.S. tariffs on several fronts in the months ahead, a senior German official warned late on Tuesday, just hours before Washington launched a probe of a pl...
04:17, 2019-07-11

‘Absolutely draconian’: British brands brace for Trump’s tariffs UK expected to be hit hardest by Trump’s latest tariffs after the 25% tax on $7.5bn of goods is set to start against the EUThere is a corner of Manhattan’s Greenwich Avenue that is forever England – a...
21:34, 2019-10-11

US Ports Brace For Surge Of Imports Ahead Of New Tariffs On China The latest lurches in President Donald Trump's trade war with China set the stage for a potential repeat of late 2018 when goods flooded into America's ports to beat new tariffs....
12:17, 2019-08-21

Puerto Ricans brace as Tropical Storm Dorian approaches Residents of Puerto Rico have battened down the hatches as Dorian approaches. Hundreds of emergency shelters have been opened, and a state of emergency has been declared by the island's governor....
00:34, 2019-08-28

On the other side of Prime Day, Amazon workers brace for ‘two months of hell’ As Amazon geared up for Prime Day, the annual shopping event during which consumers can snag Black Friday-like bargains on millions of items, some employees braced for a long two days — and then some....
04:34, 2019-07-16

Tuilagi brace helps England to bonus-point win over Tonga "Two tries by centre Manu Tuilagi helped England to a scrappy 35-3 bonus-point victory over a tough and resilient Tonga in their World Cup Pool C opener at the Sapporo Dome on Sunday."...
00:51, 2019-09-23

Markets brace for volatility surge as currencies enter trade war China's decision to let its yuan plunge through a previously sacrosanct level means a tit-for-tat trade conflict could morph into a currency war, injecting volatility into long-dormant foreign exchang...
18:17, 2019-08-05

Redskins QB Alex Smith sheds bulky brace on injured right leg Redskins quarterback Alex Smith no longer requires the use of an external fixator as he continues his recovery from a right leg compound fracture.       ...
23:17, 2019-07-15

Alex Smith finally ditches leg brace after gruesome injury As players around the NFL gear up for upcoming training camps, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is taking a positive step toward recovery. Announced in an Instagram post from his wife, Smith no longer ...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Brace For Some Volatility Ahead Of Budget Presentation: Market Experts India Budget 2019-20: Analysts say some volatility can be expected in the run-up to Budget presentation. Many experts expect the Budget - the first full-year by the NDA government after its return to....
11:17, 2019-07-01

Northern Bahamas brace for new storm, hampering Dorian relief The leading edge of a potential tropical storm brought rain and wind to the Bahamas early Friday, complicating the search for 1,300 people missing in the wake of the worst hurricane to ever hit the is...
20:34, 2019-09-13

Floridians face fuel shortages as they brace for Hurricane Dorian Florida residents are facing fuel shortages as they seek to stock up on supplies or to evacuate before Hurricane Dorian arrives next week. “There’s some parts of the state where you have major lines f...
01:00, 2019-08-31

Portugal's Azores brace for impact of category 4 hurricane Lorenzo As hurricane Lorenzo moves closer, Portugal's Azores archipelago is bracing for strong winds, heavy rain and towering waves and the country's meteorology agency IPMA said there was more than an 80% ch...
20:34, 2019-09-29

Louisiana Residents Brace For Storm Barry, Evacuations Ramped Up Millions of residents in Louisiana on Saturday braced for Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and......
13:51, 2019-07-13

Global stocks, yields edge higher as investors brace for Fed A gauge of global stock markets gained modestly on Wednesday to reach six-week highs and benchmark government bond yields rose from multiyear lows as investors awaited a decision on monetary policy fr...
18:51, 2019-06-19

New York courts brace for surge of cases under new Child Victims Act The Child Victims Act goes into effect on Wednesday — a landmark law expected to unleash a torrent of lawsuits from victims of child sex abuse seeking long-awaited justice. The new law opens up ...
07:00, 2019-08-14

Carolinas brace for Dorian as coastal areas ordered to evacuate The Carolinas ramped up preparations Tuesday for Hurricane Dorian as the Category 3 storm finally began its anticipated northwesterly move and now threatens to strike at least a glancing blow in the c...
16:17, 2019-09-03

'We feel betrayed': Kurds in U.S. voice anger at Trump's troop pullback Like many Kurds living in the United States, Lava Antar has had a hard time sleeping this week, waking often to check reports of Turkish jets and artillery pounding her northeast Syria homeland and le...
09:00, 2019-10-12

Syrian Kurds hand over French, Dutch Islamic State orphans A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries....
14:00, 2019-06-10

Kurds Announce Deal With Damascus On Troop Deployment Near Turkey Border The Kurdish administration in northern Syria on Sunday announced a deal with the Damascus government on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey to confront Ankara's offensive....
23:51, 2019-10-13

Syrian Kurds fear 'ethnic cleansing' after US troop pullout announcement In the aftermath of President Trump’s surprise announcement Sunday that the U.S. would be withdrawing from the predominantly Kurdish enclave in Northern Syria, some left languishing claimed "ethnic cl...
02:34, 2019-10-08

Exclusive: Military leader of Syrian Kurds tells US 'you are leaving us to be slaughtered' The commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces told a senior US diplomat, "You are leaving us to be slaughtered," demanding to know whether the US is going to do anything to protect Syrian ...
09:17, 2019-10-13