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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...

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria after Trump pulls back US troops

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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

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

Turkey launches military offensive in Syria 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.        ...
19:34, 2019-10-09

Turkey Launches Military Offensive Against Kurdish Fighters in Syria After U.S. Fighters Withdraw (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Turkey launched airstrikes and fired artillery aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday after U.S. troops pulled back from the area, paving the way ...
02:34, 2019-10-10

'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

"As Soon As Tomorrow": Turkey Preps Syria Offensive As US Pulls Out 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...
02:34, 2019-10-08

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. 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

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

Erdogan says Turkey will not back down from Syria offensive Turkey will not back down from its offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria "no matter what anyone says", President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that the battle would continue...
16:17, 2019-10-14

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

Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria Erdoğan announces start of operation, as Kurds report airstrikes and artillery fire near borderWhat is happening in north-eastern Syria?The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has said that a lon...
20:00, 2019-10-09

Trump has handed over Isis fight in Syria, Turkey says, as offensive looms Ankara says military will cross border ‘shortly’, and claims US president gave green light, contradicting US denials The Turkish government has claimed that Donald Trump has handed it the leadership o...
11:34, 2019-10-09

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

Donald Trump has handed over Isis fight in Syria, Turkey says, as offensive looms Ankara says military will cross border ‘shortly’, and claims US president gave green light, contradicting US denials The Turkish government has claimed that Donald Trump has handed it the leadership o...
15:34, 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 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

Trump blasts Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria President Trump said Wednesday that the US “does not endorse” Turkey’s military attack against Kurdish fighters in Syria — adding that the White House “made it clear to Turkey that this operatio...
21:34, 2019-10-09

| 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

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

Turkey Preparations For Syria Offensive "Completed" Turkey's preparations for an offensive in northern Syria have been "completed", the defence ministry said Tuesday, after confusing signals from the US over whether it would allow an operation....
04:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey Begins Offensive Against U.S. Ally in Syria The Turkish military began an offensive in Syria to seize territory held by U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, opening a new front in the war-ravaged country. President Trump had ordered U.S. troops to withd...
18:00, 2019-10-09

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
10:51, 2019-06-21

Trump pulls back from launch of military strikes on Iran after initial approval: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, ...
07:34, 2019-06-21

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 offensive in Syria forces Russia into a balancing act Russia has been pushing for the Damascus government to regain full control of Syria and to find a political solution to the ongoing war. But Turkey's intervention may only be a temporary setback for R...
02:51, 2019-10-15

Divided UN fails to agree on Turkey’s offensive in Syria The divided U.N. Security Council failed to agree on Turkey’s offensive in northeast Syria on Thursday, with Europeans demanding a halt to military action and Syrian ally Russia calling for “restraint...
02:34, 2019-10-11

Shells Fired Into Turkey as Syria Offensive Extends Into 2nd Day At least 16 Kurdish fighters were reported to have been killed as Turkish ground forces assaulted towns in northeastern Syria. Kurdish forces appeared to return fire across the border....
19:00, 2019-10-10

Pakistan Offers Rare Support To Turkey Over Syria Offensive Pakistan has offered rare backing to Turkey in its offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria, with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expected to visit Islamabad later this month....
17:17, 2019-10-12

NATO's Stoltenberg defends stance on Turkey's offensive in Syria NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Monday defended his stance on Turkey's attack on Kurdish militants in northeastern Syria as he came under pressure from some members of the NATO Parliamentar...
16:17, 2019-10-14

Macron says Turkey's Syria offensive may create humanitarian crisis France's president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that i...
20:17, 2019-10-13

Turkey To Begin Syria Offensive "Shortly" Despite Mixed US Signals The Turkish military, together with the Free Syrian Army, will cross the Syrian border "shortly", President Tayyip Erdogan's communications director said early on Wednesday, as Ankara starts a......
07:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey’s Syria offensive could spark another catastrophe, warn humanitarians Airstrikes and a ground offensive by Turkey in northern Syria against Kurdish forces have left civilians dead and forced tens of thousands to flee, UN agencies said on Friday, amid fears of another “h...
19:00, 2019-10-11

France To Hold Emergency Meeting To Discuss Turkey Offensive In Syria French President Emmanuel Macron will hold an emergency defense cabinet meeting on Sunday to discuss options regarding the Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the French presidency said in a......
05:51, 2019-10-14

US warns Turkey of red lines as Syria offensive death toll mounts Senior US official says invasion endangers allies in fight against terror as Turkish president hits back at critics of operationThe US has set down red lines for the Turkish offensive into Syria that ...
06:34, 2019-10-11

France, Germany Halt Arms Exports To Turkey Over Syria Offensive France and Germany on Saturday suspended arms exports to Turkey over its offensive into Syria against Kurdish fighters, as protesters denounced Ankara at rallies in several European cities....
01:51, 2019-10-13

Turkey's Syria offensive an 'invasion': Arab League secretary general Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday led Arab foreign ministers in lambasting Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria as an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggre...
19:17, 2019-10-12

Turkey's Syria Offensive May Create Humanitarian Crisis: French President France's president said on Sunday he had told Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump in telephone calls that the Turkish offensive in Syria had to stop immediately and that.....
05:51, 2019-10-14

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

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

Turkey Syria offensive: 100,000 flee homes as cross-border assault continues Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara's offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted and the number of those who fled the violence was put at 10...
04:00, 2019-10-12

Turkey's military says it captured a key Syrian border town after an offensive against Kurdish fighters Associated Press/Lefteris Pitarakis Turkey's military said it captured a key Syrian border town Saturday after an offensive against Kurdish fighters. Turkish troops entered central Ras al-Ayn, accord...
13:17, 2019-10-13

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

Syria’s Kurds Look to Assad for Protection From Turkey’s Invasion after the U.S. Withdraws Troops (AKCAKALE, Turkey) — Syria’s Kurds said Syrian government forces agreed Sunday to help them fend off Turkey’s invasion — a major shift in alliances that came after President Do...
17:17, 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

As casualties mount in Syria offensive, the move to sanction Turkey gains bipartisan steam in Congress ‘SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES’: Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney has emerged as one of the most vocal leaders of the growing bipartisan chorus in Congress who seek to punish Turkey for its military campaign...
16:17, 2019-10-12

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

Kremlin says Turkey's military operation in Syria must be proportionate Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said on Monday that Russia wanted Turkey to ensure its military incursion into northern Syria was proportionate with the situation....
19:17, 2019-10-14

Turkey Reports First Military Fatality in Syria Incursion (ANKARA, Turkey) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish soldier has been killed during action in Syria — Turkey’s first military fatality in Ankara’s cross-border off...
15:00, 2019-10-11

Timeline: Turkey’s military operations in Iraq and Syria Turkey's armed forces have conducted several large-scale military operations over the decades in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Syrian Kurdish YPG militia...
09:00, 2019-10-12

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation in northeastern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turkish army will soon launch a military operation east of the Euphrates in Syria. The region is mainly controlled by US-backed Kurdish militia....
17:00, 2019-10-05

8 Civilians Among 11 Dead In Turkey's Military Operation In Syria: Report Turkish bombardment on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria killed at least 11 people on Wednesday, eight of them civilians, a monitoring group said....
23:00, 2019-10-09

Turkey to launch a planned military operation in northern Syria, US says Turkey will be launching a planned military operation in northern Syria, and the U.S. will withdraw its troops ahead of the attack, press secretary Stephanie Grisham said....
06:34, 2019-10-07

What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean? – video explainer Turkey has pressed ahead with its assault on US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee airstrikes and shelling. The military action has deepened fears of a hum...
01:00, 2019-10-12

Merkel urges halt to Turkey's military incursion in Syria Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate cessation of fighting in Syria. Clashes between Turkish and Kurdish fighters allowed some 785 "Islamic State"-affiliated individuals to flee a guar...
02:51, 2019-10-15

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

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23:34, 2019-10-11

Turkey Syria offensive: 'More than 60,000 flee homes' as heavy fighting continues Turkey has pressed on with its assault in northern Syria for a second day, reportedly causing around 60,000 people to flee their homes and putting nearly half a million people at risk....
02:34, 2019-10-11

Islamic State supporters escape in Syria as US pulls back A U.S. military official said that the situation across northeastern Syria was "deteriorating rapidly" and that American forces were cut off from the Kurdish fighters they had previously been allied w...
10:17, 2019-10-14

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 150 Kurdish fighters dead, officials say Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed...
09:00, 2019-10-11

Turkey’s military assault in Syria leaves more than 100 Kurdish fighters dead, Erdogan says Turkey’s ongoing military assault in Syria has left more than 100 Kurdish forces dead, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed Thursday morning, a day after his troops launched airstrikes and unleashed...
20:34, 2019-10-10

Trump Calls Turkey’s Syrian Offensive a ‘Bad Idea’ Republican lawmakers, led by Senator Lindsey Graham, called the incursion “a disaster in the making” and were far more critical of the Turkish military operation....
22:34, 2019-10-09

Turkey’s Radical Plan: Send a Million Refugees Back to Syria Facing economic troubles in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is pushing a plan to resettle refugees in a United States-controlled swath of Syria....
20:00, 2019-09-10

Trump warns Turkey against injuring US troops Donald Trump is warning Turkey that there will be "big trouble" if any American personnel in Syria are injured, as Turkey prepares to mount an operation against Kurdish fighters who had been allied wi...
00:34, 2019-10-08

Trump Calls Turkey’s Syrian Offensive a ‘Bad Idea,’ But Opposes ‘Senseless Wars’ Republicans lawmakers, led by Senator Lindsey Graham, called the incursion “a disaster in the making” and were far more critical of the Turkish military operation....
01:34, 2019-10-10

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

Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian missile defense system....
00:00, 2019-07-17

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

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

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 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

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

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

Trump threatens to ‘decimate’ Turkey’s economy if it injures US troops – video Donald Trump warned Turkey that there would be ‘big trouble’ if American troops in Syria are injured, as Turkish forces push into Kurdish lands across north-eastern Syria. On Monday the White House ga...
18:34, 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

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

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

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

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

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

Trump is right to take troops out of Syria. Now they must leave Iraq and Afghanistan | Simon Jenkins The president’s motive for abandoning the Kurds is unclear, but the continued US presence in foreign wars is a disasterDonald Trump is right to extricate the US from Syria. American troops have no str...
17:51, 2019-10-14

Pentagon pulls funds for military schools, daycare to pay for Trump's border wall The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would pull funding from 127 Defense Department projects, including schools and daycare centers for military families, as it diverts $3.6 billion to fund President Don...
23:51, 2019-09-04

Turkey's Erdogan says will discuss Syria with Trump at U.N. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations later this month to discuss military operations in northeast Syria, where Turkey ...
02:17, 2019-09-08

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

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

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

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

Trump threatens to 'obliterate' Turkey's economy over Syria President Donald Trump on Monday launched a harsh attack on NATO ally Turkey, threatening to destroy its economy if Ankara takes a planned military strike in Syria too far even though the U.S. leader ...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy over Syria President Trump on Monday threatened to “obliterate” Turkey’s economy should the NATO ally do anything “off limits” in Syria. “As I have stated strongly before, and just ...
18:34, 2019-10-07

‘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

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

Donald Trump Says U.S. Doesn’t Endorse Turkey Assault on Syria (BEIRUT) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. does not endorse Turkey’s assault on northern Syria and has made it clear to Ankara that it’s incursion against Kurdish fighters who h...
02:34, 2019-10-10

Will "Obliterate" Turkey's Economy If Syria Action Is "Off Limits": Trump Turkey said on Tuesday it had completed preparations for a military operation in northeast Syria after the United States began pulling back troops, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led....
04:00, 2019-10-09

Breaking with Trump, U.S. Republicans press for response to Turkey over Syria U.S. Republicans condemned President Donald Trump's Syria policy on Wednesday after Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters, a rare break from the White House that had some calli...
01:34, 2019-10-10

Trump thought Turkey was bluffing and would never actually invade Syria, report says REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump and senior officials had for the past two years assumed Turkey was bluffing and would never invade northern Syria, Axios reported. Turkish President Rec...
14:17, 2019-10-14

Trump threatens Turkey with 'extremely decimated economy' over Syria President Donald Trump on Monday launched a harsh attack on NATO ally Turkey, threatening to destroy its economy if Ankara takes a planned military strike in Syria too far, even though the U.S. leader...
04:34, 2019-10-08

Turkey Faces "Big Sanctions" Over Actions In Syria: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned Monday that Turkey faces imminent sanctions over its incursion into northeastern Syria against Kurdish militia, but also signalled that Washington would avoid armed......
22:51, 2019-10-14

'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

Trump says he will soon authorize order enabling sanctions on Turkey over its incursion into Syria Trump also said tariffs on steel imports from Turkey will be raised 50 percent, and that the U.S. has halted negotiations over a $100 billion trade deal with the country. ...
00:17, 2019-10-15

Turkey's Erdogan calls for NATO help in Syria; Trump, EU threaten sanctions Syrian forces swept into Kurdish areas in the country's northeast on Monday amid flashes of fighting in minority-held areas and calls for help from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
19:17, 2019-10-14

President Trump Said U.S. Moved ISIS Prisoners as Turkey Attacks Syria WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the U.S. has moved some of the Islamic State prisoners amid fears some could escape custody as Turkey invades northeast Syria. Turkey is a...
02:34, 2019-10-10

Trump calls for ceasefire in Turkey's Syria strikes, pledges sanctions US President Donald Trump has called for an immediate halt to Turkey's strikes against Kurds in Syria, after threatening sanctions against Turkish officials. Vice President Mike Pence is set to lead a...
02:51, 2019-10-15

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

Trump Makes Sudden, Horrifying Decision to Let Turkey Invade Northern Syria Late on Sunday night, the Trump administration made a surprise announcement that it would pull back its remaining forces in Northern Syria and allow Turkish troops to commence a long-planned “operatio...
21:34, 2019-10-07

Trump greenlights Turkey’s plan to move against US Kurdish allies in northern Syria BLINDSIDED, BETRAYED: President Trump, overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against America’s Kurdish allies in n...
21:00, 2019-10-07

Republican allies blast Trump's decision to hand northern Syria over to Turkey President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria ahead of a long-planned Turkish military operation is being blasted by Republicans better known for being loyal allie...
20:00, 2019-10-07

Scrambling to limit damage, Trump tells Turkey to stop its Syria invasion U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally as Trump scrambled to limit the damage from his much-criticized de...
01:17, 2019-10-15

As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey President Donald Trump's administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States...
07:51, 2019-10-14

Steven Mnuchin: Donald Trump gave OK to sanction Turkey for Syria incursion President Donald Trump is giving his administration the authority to implement sanctions on Turkey after its military action against Kurdish forces in northern Syria, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mn...
18:17, 2019-10-12

Trump calls Turkey assault on Syria a 'bad idea,' at least 7 civilians reported dead President Trump called Turkey's ongoing military assault in Syria a "bad idea" Wednesday as activists and war monitor reported at least seven civilians killed in the strikes....
10:34, 2019-10-10

Turkey dollar bonds tumble after Syria worries mount, Trump threat Turkey's sovereign dollar bonds dropped their most in nearly a month on Monday on growing concerns about Ankara's military operations in northeast Syria and a tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump thre...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Trump, Pentagon Have No Contingency Plan for ISIS Jailbreakers As Turkey Attacks U.S. Allies in Syria As Turkish warplanes bomb U.S.-backed Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria, the Trump Administration has yet to draw up a strategy to safeguard and maintain the more than 30 detention camps that hold ...
02:34, 2019-10-10

Trump reportedly offered to sell F-35 jets to Turkey in exchange for not attacking Kurdish forces in Syria REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump reportedly advised Turkey not to invade northeastern Syria and offered to resume sales of the US's fifth-generation aircraft, the Lockheed Martin F-35. T...
10:00, 2019-10-10

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, saying on Monday it was needed to shut down rebel...
00:17, 2019-06-04

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

Trump: Turkey will face ‘swift, strong, and severe’ sanctions if it doesn't protect religious minorities in Syria President Trump said he warned Turkey it would face economic sanctions if it does not protect religious minorities in northern Syria while it conducts military operations there....
19:17, 2019-10-13

Esper defends U.S. withdrawal from northern Syria as Trump decries 'Endless Wars,' touts sanctions on Turkey Secretary of Defense Mark Esper defended President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northern Syria as Turkey continues to attack the Kurds, while Trump himself denounced getting involved ...
16:51, 2019-10-13

'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

NATO ally Turkey asked Trump for 'military support' in attack on Kurdish partners Turkey requested American military support in a controversial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish militias that provided crucial aid to the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State, according to ...
05:34, 2019-10-11

Everything you need to know about Trump's plan to pull back from Syria The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria w...
20:00, 2019-10-07

Trump's plan to pull back from Syria The White House made an announcement on Sunday that shocked its allies in Syria. President Donald Trump's administration announced that Turkish forces would soon move into portions of northern Syria w...
07:34, 2019-10-09

The Latest: Turkey says 174 ‘terrorists’ killed in offensive Turkey’s Defense Ministry says 174 “terrorists” have been “neutralized,” referring to Syrian Kurdish fighters the country is fighting in a cross-border operation...
20:00, 2019-10-10

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

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with 'extremely decimated economy' over Syria Donald Trump has launched a harsh attack on Turkey, threatening to "totally destroy and obliterate" its economy if it takes a planned military strike in Syria too far....
09:00, 2019-10-08

Congress pressures Trump to back down on Syria 'betrayal' President Donald Trump changed the conversation from impeachment — at least for a day — with his move to abruptly withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. But he also opened a front with Congress that may p...
10:00, 2019-10-08

"We Can Come Any Night Without Warning": Turkey Preps Syrian Offensive Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that his army was ready to launch operations against Kurdish militants in Syria at any moment following the US announcement that it would not stand.....
15:00, 2019-10-07

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

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrorists, according to Moscow’s top diplomat....
03:17, 2019-06-11

U.S. House Republicans to seek sanctions on Turkey over Kurd offensive Twenty-nine of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives announced on Thursday they would introduce legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey, underscoring ...
03:34, 2019-10-11

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

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

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

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defensive in nature, with Trump administration seeking ...
21:34, 2019-05-23

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 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

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

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has killed hundreds of people since late April, according ...
05:51, 2019-08-24

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

Erdogan and Putin meet as Syria offensive pummels Idlib Turkey says the Russian-backed Syrian offensive violates a truce deal between Moscow and Ankara. The advance has exacerbated Syria's humanitarian disaster and threatened Turkey with mass refugee flows...
11:00, 2019-08-27

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

French to hold emergency cabinet meeting to discuss Turkey offensive: Elysee French President Emmanuel Macron will hold an emergency defense cabinet meeting on Sunday to discuss options regarding the Turkish offensive in northeastern Syria, the French presidency said in a stat...
20:17, 2019-10-13

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

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

Germany's Merkel tells Erdogan to halt Syria offensive immediately German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on Sunday to bring to an immediate halt the military operation in northern Syria, a German government spoke...
17:17, 2019-10-13

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

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

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

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' democrats. An adoring crowd packed the Amway build...
17:51, 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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

Majority of US military veterans back Trump, think Iraq and Afghanistan were mistakes In a new Pew Research Center survey among the nation's veterans, the majority of them support President Trump and view the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan as mistakes....
01:17, 2019-07-12

Revealed: how Trump's transgender ban has forced military members back into hiding Guardian investigation finds increased hostility towards trans people who could lose everything if they are outedDonald Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the US military has spread a pall o...
11:00, 2019-06-13

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Justin Amash demands congressional approval for any 'offensive military action' against Iran Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., joined Democrats on Friday in calling on President Trump to seek Congressional approval for military action against Iran. ...
23:17, 2019-06-21

What Happens Next in Syria After Turkey’s Invasion Earlier this week, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. would pull back from the border the few U.S. troops along the border in northeast Syria, clearing the way for Turkish President Recep ...
06:00, 2019-10-12

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume executions of inmates on federal death row. The de...
02:34, 2019-08-15

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

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

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

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

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

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 has tripled military presence in Crimea for 'possible offensive operations' against Ukraine, says intel report Russia has nearly tripled its military manpower in Crimea since illegally annexing the peninsula in 2014, an intelligence report says, in preparation for possible further incursions into Ukraine....
12:00, 2019-08-08

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

Iraqi military says troops used ‘excessive force’ against protesters More than 100 people have been killed since demonstrations, which started as a movement against corruption, began in Baghdad and southern cities last week....
03:34, 2019-10-08

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....
16:00, 2019-10-09

UN Says "Preparing For Worst" From Turkey's Syria Operation The United Nations said Monday it was "preparing for the worst" in northeast Syria after the United States said it would step aside to allow for Turkish military operations in the area....
15:00, 2019-10-07

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
17:17, 2019-08-19

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

Turkey's Erdogan says won't allow U.S. stalling in Syria deal President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey's deal with the United States on northeast Syria to set up a "safe zone" there was a correct step and that Ankara would not let Washington delay the plan, CNN Turk...
01:34, 2019-08-29

Turkey says has not agreed with U.S. on Syria safe zone New U.S. proposals for a safe zone in north Syria do not satisfy Turkey and the two countries have not agreed on removal of Kurdish militants from the zone, how deep it should be and who would control...
14:01, 2019-07-24

The Latest: Despite US, Turkey says Syria mission continues. Turkey’s foreign ministry says the Turkish military operation in Syria will proceed “with determination,” despite U.S. warnings of possible sanctions...
05:00, 2019-10-12

Over 100 dead as Turkey continues assault in Syria for a second day Turkish forces continued their military push in northern Syria for a second day as reports said more than 100 people have been killed in the fighting. At least 16 members of the Syrian Democratic Forc...
16:34, 2019-10-10

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, writes journalist Rainer Hermann....
14:34, 2019-08-10

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a few months...
07:17, 2019-09-21

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas man in Gaza: military Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot an operative of Islamist group Hamas on Thursday who had been trying to stop Palestinians approaching the Israel-Gaza border, the Israeli military said....
18:17, 2019-07-11

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

White House says Turkey will ‘soon’ invade Northern Syria The White House announced Sunday night that Turkey will soon invade Northern Syria while US troops remain on the sidelines. The development raises questions about the future of the region’s US-allied ...
11:00, 2019-10-07

Turkey open to new deal on British IS fighters in Syria Turkey will seek a new way for Britain to deal with its Islamic State (IS) militants and dependants held in Syria if they fall under Turkish control, the ambassador to London has said....
01:34, 2019-10-10

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian government attack this month, Turkish Defence Minist...
10:51, 2019-05-22

Turkey Assault On Kurdish Positions Could Displace 400,000 In Syria: UN Turkey's deadly assault on Kurdish positions in northeastern Syria has forced 130,000 people to flee their homes, the UN said Sunday, adding it was preparing for that figure to more than triple....
20:51, 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

Blast in Turkey-administered Syria town kills at least 9 Turkish state media and Syrian rescuers say a car bomb went off at the entrance to a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkish forces and allied Syrian fighters, killing at least nine people...
12:34, 2019-07-11

Turkey not satisfied with talks with U.S. on Syria 'safe zone' Turkey is not satisfied with talks with the United States on establishing a "safe zone" in northern Syria and will act alone if there is no progress, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday....
21:51, 2019-09-27

| Pro-Turkey rebels 'execute' 9 civilians in Syria - monitor Pro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border towns in Syria "executed" at least nine civilians including a female politician, a monitor has said....
14:17, 2019-10-14

Erdogan says Turkey has no choice but go its own way on Syria 'safe zone' Turkey has no choice but to act alone given too little progress has been made with the United States forming a "safe zone" in northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday in his most d...
16:34, 2019-10-01

The Latest on Syria’s War: A Major Shift, and U.S. Tariffs on Turkey Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
00:17, 2019-10-15

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

US will not be involved in Turkey plan to invade northern Syria US armed forces will not be involved in or support a planned Turkish operation in northern Syria, prompting concerns it is abandoning its Kurdish allies....
08:00, 2019-10-07

The Latest: Turkey says artillery shelling targets in Syria Turkey’s state-run news agency says Turkish artillery units are shelling suspected Syrian Kurdish forces targets across the border in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad...
17:00, 2019-10-09

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signaling it would continue to back a Syrian government ...
20:51, 2019-05-31

Pentagon Urges Turkey to Halt Its Invasion Into Syria (WASHINGTON) — An “impulsive” decision by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to invade northern Syria will further destabilize a region already caught up in civil war and puts Am...
20:00, 2019-10-11

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

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

Turkey not satisfied by US proposal for a Syria safe zone Turkey’s foreign minister says a new U.S. proposal concerning the creation of a possible “safe zone” in northern Syria is not “satisfactory” and suggests Turkey will launch a new offensive in Syria if...
14:17, 2019-07-24

Turkey Intensifies Syria Campaign; US Warns Of "Serious Consequences" Turkey intensified 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......
19:34, 2019-10-11

Turkey Detains Journalist Over Syria Operation Coverage The head of a Turkish opposition news site was arrested Thursday, his employer said, as part of a crackdown on critics of the military operation launched in Syria a day earlier....
13:34, 2019-10-10

US military suicides surge to record high among active duty troops The army, navy and marines all saw the rate of suicides go up this year, with only the air force showing a decreaseUS military suicides surged this year to a record high among active duty troops, cont...
04:51, 2019-09-28

Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela MOSCOW (AP) — Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela . The post Putin: Russia has no intention to deploy troops or set up military bases in Venezuela app...
14:51, 2019-06-06

Military wants to use gene editing to protect troops against chemical and biological weapons The Pentagon's research agency wants to explore the possibility of editing a soldier's genetic makeup to protect against chemical and biological attacks....
03:17, 2019-09-24

Trump Just Handed Control of ISIS Prisoners to Turkey. Not Everyone in Turkey Is Happy About That President Donald Trump’s impromptu endorsement of a Turkish incursion into northeast Syria has prompted accusations that Trump had betrayed America’s Kurdish allies in Syria. But his handi...
02:34, 2019-10-09

U.S. Imposes Penalties on Turkey, Aiming to Stop Incursion Into Syria President Trump authorized sanctions and raised steel tariffs on Turkey, while threatening more-powerful financial penalties if Ankara continued a military offensive against Kurdish militias in northe...
01:51, 2019-10-15

U.S. officials intensify pressure on Turkey to stop Syria assault The United States ramped up efforts on Friday to persuade Turkey to halt an escalating offensive in northern Syria against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces, saying Ankara was causing "great harm" to ties an...
09:00, 2019-10-12

Turkey cites disagreements with U.S. even as joint Syria patrols begin Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, speaking hours after joint U.S.-Turkey patrols began in northern Syria, said on Sunday Ankara and Washington have constantly disagreed over establishing the planned "...
18:34, 2019-09-08

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

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Idlib, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russia...
05:34, 2019-08-28

EU countries pledge to suspend arm exports to Turkey over Syria incursion Member countries from the European Union pledged on Monday to suspend weapons exports to Turkey over its widely condemned military operations in Syria....
00:17, 2019-10-15

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Defence Ministry said on Tuesday....
13:17, 2019-06-11

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib province area, where Bashar Assad's forces have launch...
22:51, 2019-06-18

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

Turkey masses forces on border with Syria, leaving the US between 2 key partners Turkish forces massed along the Syrian border on Tuesday ahead of a long-expected invasion of Kurdish-held territories in the Syria's northern region, multiple sources reported....
06:34, 2019-10-09

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Iblid, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladimir Putin has said. Erdogan hinted at buying Russia...
00:34, 2019-08-28

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with reports of Bashar Assad's hapless army again resorti...
17:34, 2019-05-23

Protesters rally outside White House against Turkey’s actions in Syria Trump has said he does not approve of Turkey's incursion, and his administration said the attack was causing "great harm" in relations between Washington and Ankara.do...
02:51, 2019-10-13

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support oppo...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the test even as they support opposing sides in the eigh...
09:34, 2019-06-01

Kremlin says onus is on Turkey to rein in militants in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday that it was Turkey's responsibility to stop militants in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets....
12:34, 2019-05-31

Pompeo says U.S. did not give green light to Turkey's Syria incursion The United States has not given Turkey a green light to invade Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but added that Ankara had "legitimate security concerns" and that President...
05:34, 2019-10-10

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Army Faces Off With Turkey Hours after the Kurds forged a deal with their onetime enemies in the Syrian government, the Syrian Army raced northwest to help battle Turkish-led forces....
10:51, 2019-10-14

Russia won't get involved in conflict between Turkey, Syria: RIA cites lawmaker Russia will not get involved in the conflict between Turkey and Syria after Ankara launched an operation in Syria's northeast, the RIA news agency cited a senior Russian lawmaker as saying on Wednesda...
16:34, 2019-10-09

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from ...
12:34, 2019-08-14

Turkey rejects EU decisions regarding its Syria operation, east Med drilling Turkey's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that it rejected and condemned decisions taken by the European Union to suspend arms exports to Turkey following Ankara's northeast Syria incursion and drillin...
19:17, 2019-10-14

Turkey says work on Syria 'safe zone' not yielding results Turkey does not think its efforts with the United States to form a "safe zone" in northeast Syria will yield the results it wants and is ready to take action itself, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu ...
01:00, 2019-10-04

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government forces, Turkey's defense ministry said on Saturday,...
22:51, 2019-06-29

Turkey, US To Set Up "Joint Operation Centre" For North Syria: Ministry Turkey and the United States have agreed to establish a joint operation centre to manage the tensions between Kurdish and Turkish forces in northern Syria, Ankara said Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-08-08

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcry....
00:51, 2019-08-25

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on We...
03:17, 2019-05-23

Chinese military's rotation of new troops to Hong Kong garrison raises alarm China claimed Thursday that the addition of fresh military troops to the Hong Kong garrison was simply a military rotation, sparking skepticism among US officials and widespread concern in Hong Kong, ...
07:00, 2019-08-30

U.S. Military Issues Warning to Troops About Incel Violence at Joker Screenings [Updated] The U.S. military has warned service members about the potential for a mass shooter at screenings of the Warner Bros. film Joker, which has sparked wide concerns from, among others, the families of th...
05:17, 2019-09-25

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by M...
08:17, 2019-05-31

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
05:00, 2019-05-24

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on We...
06:51, 2019-05-23

U.S. Military to Withdraw From Northern Syria The move removes a last impediment to Turkey’s expanding incursion into Syria and marks an accelerated U.S. pullback from the international anti-Islamic State campaign....
07:51, 2019-10-14

Turkey determined to end Syria 'safe zone' work with U.S. if it stalls: ministry Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar told his U.S. counterpart by phone on Thursday that Ankara was determined to end its work with the United States on establishing a "safe zone" in northeast Syria i...
01:00, 2019-10-04

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

Turkey's Syria advance leaves Europe with foreign fighter dilemma European states are trying to fast-track a plan to shift thousands of foreign Islamic State militants out of Syrian prison camps and into Iraq, after the outbreak of fresh conflict in Syria raised the...
17:17, 2019-10-13

Turkey's Erdogan to Russia's Putin: Ceasefire must be implemented in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin that the ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented to prevent more civilian deaths and an influx of refugees to Turkey...
20:51, 2019-05-30

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

Turkey says Syria safe-zone center with U.S. fully operational: Anadolu A joint Turkish-U.S. operation center to establish and manage a safe zone in northeast Syria is fully operational, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Saturday by the state-ow...
03:17, 2019-08-25

Russia's Putin discussed situation in Syria's Idlib with Turkey's Erdogan: RIA Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the situation in Syria's Idlib region with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, RIA news agency reported on Monday....
17:17, 2019-09-16

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

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

Turkey says all its observation posts in Syria will remain in place, support to continue All of Turkey's observation posts, formed under an agreement with Russia and Iran, will remain in place and support will continue to be provided to the posts, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Ka...
02:51, 2019-08-22

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara would launch a military operat...
22:34, 2019-07-22

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

Putin says Russia, Turkey agree on additional steps in Syria's Idlib Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that he and his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan have outlined additional joint measures aimed at rooting out "terrorists" in Syria's Idlib area....
19:00, 2019-08-27

Syria Live Updates: Assad’s Forces Move Into Area Hit by Turkey Hours after reaching an agreement with Kurdish forces, the Syrian Army entered a key town near the Turkish border — a significant shift in the power dynamic....
14:51, 2019-10-14

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

Chinese military's routine rotation of new troops to Hong Kong garrison raises alarm The rotation of fresh Chinese military troops to the Hong Kong garrison sparked widespread concern Thursday, demonstrating how on edge the city is ahead of a thirteenth consecutive weekend of anti-gov...
12:00, 2019-08-29

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

6 Broncos offensive players coming back from injuries The Denver Broncos' new offense features a half-dozen players coming off injuries that cut short their 2018 seasons       ...
22:01, 2019-07-19

Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say Rebels shot at least nine civilians in execution-style killings in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human RightsPro-Ankara fighters taking part in a Turkish offensive on Kurdish-held border ...
08:17, 2019-10-13

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

Russia and Turkey broker ceasefire in Syria's Idlib: Russian news agencies Russia and Turkey have brokered a complete ceasefire in Syria's Idlib province between Syrian government forces and rebels, Russian news agencies cited the Russian military as saying on Wednesday....
04:17, 2019-06-13

Fearing Islamic State revival, France warns U.S, Turkey after Syria moves The U.S. decision to withdraw from northeastern Syria leaving Turkey to launch an offensive against Kurdish militants in the region could open the door to a revival of Islamic State, France's armed fo...
19:34, 2019-10-07

Turkey, U.S. agree to form joint operation center for Syria safe zone Turkey and the United States agreed on Wednesday to establish a joint operation center in Turkey to coordinate and manage a planned safe zone in northeast Syria, a move that appeared to reduce the cha...
23:34, 2019-08-07

Turkey's Syria invasion: Member of US Special Forces says, 'I am ashamed for the first time in my career' A U.S. Special Forces soldier serving alongside the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria told Fox News' Jennifer Griffin on Wednesday they were witnessing Turkish atrocities on the fron...
10:34, 2019-10-10

What life is like on the Syria-Turkey border, one of the world's most tense and dangerous fault lines AP After threatening military incursions into northeast Syria to keep Kurdish forces at bay, Turkey has negotiated a "safe zone" in northern Syria. Turkey is deporting Syrian refugees back to Syria a...
04:51, 2019-08-22

'We didn't give Turkey the green light' - Pompeo defends Syria withdrawal US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has defended Donald Trump's withdrawal of troops in Syria, saying the president did not give Turkey the "green light" to invade the country....
11:34, 2019-10-10

Russia, Turkey agree steps to tackle militants in Syria's Idlib: Putin President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that Russia and Turkey had agreed steps to tackle militants in northwest Syria and "normalize" the situation there after a Syrian army offensive encircled rebe...
19:00, 2019-08-27

Turkey to launch own Syria plan in weeks unless has 'safe zone' control: Erdogan Turkey will launch its own operation to establish a "safe zone" in Syria if talks with the United States fail to give Turkish troops control of the area within a few weeks, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
23:34, 2019-08-31

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a part of Syria where Ankara is mounting an offensive, and that th...
16:17, 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

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey’s defense minister says Turkish military personnel are already receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite objections from the United States...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Canada condemns Turkey's military action against Kurdish forces Canada condemned Turkey's assault on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Wednesday, saying it risked undermining both the stability of a fragile region and efforts to contain the Islamic State....
05:34, 2019-10-10

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

Colombia rebels' new offensive brings back bad memories for businesses When Colombian businessman Christian Ulloa heard that former members of the FARC rebels had rejected a peace deal with the government and launched a new offensive, he could not help but feel alarm....
18:51, 2019-09-04

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of All Foreign Military Forces (UNITED NATIONS) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Saturday the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its ...
00:51, 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

France says securing military in Syria as U.S. begins withdrawal France said on Monday it was taking measures to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel in northeastern Syria as the United States begins to withdraw its forces from the area followin...
07:51, 2019-10-14

The Latest: Russian private military contractors in Syria MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in show (all times local): 6:55 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says that Russian private military contractors have been ...
18:51, 2019-06-20

Explosion near U.S. military outpost in northern Syria: U.S. officials An explosion that may have been caused by Turkish artillery struck near a U.S. military outpost in northern Syria on Friday, but no U.S. personnel were reported hurt, U.S. officials said, an incident ...
01:34, 2019-10-12

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said that during the Wednesday morning attack on al-Harr...
08:00, 2019-06-12

Lewis pulls out of U.S. Solheim Cup team with back injury Stacy Lewis has withdrawn from the U.S. Solheim Cup team with a back injury and will be replaced by Ally McDonald, captain Juli Inkster said on Tuesday....
21:34, 2019-09-10

Turkey’s invasion of Syria puts Islamic State fight on hold at a critical time Islamic State remnants are seeking to revive their networks in Syria and Iraq but now the effort to prevent them from regaining a foothold has paused....
05:00, 2019-10-12

Turkey's threatened Syria strike puts US-backed forces fighting ISIS in jeopardy Turkey's threats to strike a Kurdish militia in Syria continued even as Pentagon officials met with their counterparts in Ankara in an attempt to hammer out a deal to protect the American-backed force...
12:00, 2019-08-08

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

Turkey orders arrest of 122 military personnel over suspected Gulen links Turkey has ordered the arrest of 122 military personnel over suspected links to the network blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a failed military coup, prosecutors and the state-run Anadolu news agency...
10:51, 2019-07-02

Turkey orders arrest of 176 military personnel over suspected Gulen links Turkey has ordered the arrest of 176 serving military personnel over suspected links to the network which Ankara says was behind an attempted coup three years ago, the Istanbul chief prosecutors' offi...
08:51, 2019-07-09

French officials criticize US over announced military pullback in Syria French Prime Minister Edouard Phillippe said Tuesday that his country's forces would remain in Syria to battle ISIS and defend Kurdish-led forces fighting the terror group....
01:00, 2019-10-09

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners say they want the flights to end later this year....
09:51, 2019-06-08

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche back in GTE lead, Lopez pulls away Porsche reclaimed the lead from Ferrari in the close-fought Le Mans 24 Hours GTE Pro battle as the race hit two-thirds distance, while the #7 Toyota extended its overall advantage...
08:51, 2019-06-16

Turkey, Russia, Iran agree steps to ease tensions in Syria's Idlib despite lingering differences The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meeting in Ankara on Monday agreed to try to ease tensions in northwest Syria's Idlib region, but disagreements between the countries appeared to linger, especia...
01:17, 2019-09-17

Vladimir Putin, Hassan Rouhani, Recep Erdogan meet in Turkey to discuss fighting in Syria Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday hosted Presidents Hassan Rouhani of Iran and Vladimir Putin of Russia to discuss the civil war in Syria, which is now in its eighth year....
18:17, 2019-09-16

Turkey announces northern Syria invasion of ground forces; multiple civilians reported dead Turkey announced Wednesday that its ground forces invaded northeastern Syria to fight against Kurdish forces just hours after launching an initial assault in the area, as the first reports of deaths e...
10:34, 2019-10-10

Venezuela launches military exercises, warns Colombia Venezuelan President Maduro has accused Colombia of plotting his overthrow, while Bogota said Venezuela harbors and backs rogue rebel fighters. The US offered Colombia its "full support" against any a...
16:34, 2019-09-11

Turkey ousts three Kurdish mayors for suspected militant links, launches security operation Turkey on Monday replaced Kurdish mayors with state officials in three cities and detained more than 400 people for suspected militant links, the Interior Ministry said, a move likely to fuel tensions...
17:17, 2019-08-19

Two years after heart transplant, son of Navy offensive coordinator back to 'normal' life A heart transplant for the son of Navy assistant coach Ivin Jasper altered his family's perspective forever. But life has returned to near normalcy.       ...
03:51, 2019-09-27

Oil steady amid military action in Syria, rising crude inventories Oil prices held steady on Wednesday as Turkey launched an offensive in Syria that could disrupt crude production in the region and on hopes of progress in ending the U.S.-China trade war. A buildup in...
21:00, 2019-10-09

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

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

U.S. military strike targets al-Qaida leaders in Syria, at least 40 reported dead The U.S. military said it conducted a strike in Syria against al-Qaida leaders in the rebel-held Idlib province, located in the north west of the country....
09:34, 2019-09-01

Thousands are trapped in a desert settlement in Syria, a US military base is just 10 miles away Shukri Shehab and his wife have not slept in two nights. Their three-week-old granddaughter will not stop crying. She needs simple medicine for bloating, Shehab says, but it is nearly impossible for t...
13:00, 2019-08-01

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

Syrian army resumes military operations against rebels in northwest Syria The Syrian army said on Monday it was resuming military operations in a Russian-led campaign in northwest Syria that has uprooted tens of thousands and killed hundreds, blaming Turkey for not abiding ...
22:51, 2019-08-05

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

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, according to multiple Western intelligence sources....
21:17, 2019-09-03

Civilians ‘must not be a target’, urges UNHCR, following military escalation in northern Syria The scale-up in military operations in north-east Syria has forced tens of thousands of civilians to seek safety, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Thursday, one day after Turkey launched airstrik...
12:34, 2019-10-11

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, stressing that an estimated 3 million people are caug...
23:34, 2019-05-28

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

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

Saudi Arabia launches military industrial licensing programme Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it had begun accepting license applications for firms in the military industrial sector, a major target under plans to diversify the kingdom's economy away from oil exports...
21:34, 2019-09-08

Turkey chemical factory explosion launches metal tank into sky above fleeing onlookers, video shows A metal tank exploded and launched into the sky Wednesday after a raging fire engulfed a chemical factory in Istanbul, injuring two firefighters battling the blaze and sending bystanders fleeing for c...
23:51, 2019-09-19

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
20:34, 2019-06-23

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

Military operation in northeast Syria could see unintentional release of ISIL affiliates: UN chief The ongoing Turkish military incursion in northeast Syria could unintentionally lead to the release of scores of people associated with the terrorist group ISIL, the UN Secretary-General fears....
18:51, 2019-10-14

Israel hits Iranian force in Syria to stop 'killer drones': military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that had been planning to launch "killer drones" at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
03:17, 2019-08-25

Erdogan threatens military action in Syria, US-backed group vows 'all-out war' if attacked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that his country will soon launch an “air and ground military operation” east of the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria, prompting the U.S.-backe...
05:00, 2019-10-07

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

Oil steady as military action in Syria boosts prices, crude inventories weigh Oil prices edged up on Wednesday as Turkey launched an offensive in Syria that could disrupt crude production in the region and on hopes of progress in ending the U.S.-China trade war, but a build in ...
20:34, 2019-10-09

Turkey-Syria payback: Norway suspends arms sales to Erdogan regime, exposing cracks in NATO solidarity Turkey’s incursion into northeastern Syria this week has not only been met with international condemnation – but it has also induced something of a schism between members of the North Atlantic Treaty ...
09:00, 2019-10-11

Turkey's Syria incursion may allow ISIS to attempt mass prison break amid US withdrawal, Kurdish fighters warn ISIS fighters and other terrorists comprising the more than 10,000 Islamic militants jailed in northeast Syria could launch a mass prison break as U.S. troops withdraw from the region in response to T...
18:34, 2019-10-07

Kraft Heinz pulls back on asset sales as it seeks to fix a broken business The beleaguered food giant earlier this year put for sale its Maxwell House coffee business, Breakstone's sour cream and cottage cheese and baby food brand Plasmon to help pay down debt. It'...
16:51, 2019-07-24

College Board pulls back from plan to score individual socioeconomic challenges After complaints about a plan to score students on their socioeconomic challenges or privilege, College Board revamps its data strategy with a tool called Landscape that will offer context on high sch...
00:00, 2019-08-28

'I Am What I Am': In Concert and Conversation, Audra McDonald Pulls Back the Curtain on a Brilliant Career When you get an opportunity to see Audra McDonald perform, you take it. The record-breaking six-time Tony Award winner, Grammy and Emmy winner and 2015 National Medal of Arts recipient has conquered b...
01:51, 2019-09-17

Kim Jong Un says missile launches a warning to U.S., South Korea over military drill The missile launch, the North's fourth such action in less than two weeks, came amid stalled nuclear talks with Washington and U.S.-South Korea military exercises, though the allies played down the te...
06:00, 2019-08-07

Saudi-led coalition launches military operation north of Hodeidah in Yemen The Saudi-led coalition on Friday launched a military operation north of Yemen's port city of Hodeidah against what it described as "legitimate military targets", an incident that could aggravate regi...
04:17, 2019-09-20

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst in years....
18:17, 2019-08-25

Senators announce a bipartisan bill to impose 'severe sanctions' on Turkey and block military sales Associated Press Senators announced a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would punish Turkey for its invasion of northern Syria. Bill sponsor Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, said the measu...
01:34, 2019-10-10

ABC News Broadcasts Fake Syria Bombing Video That's Actually From a Kentucky Military Show in 2017 ABC News aired a video on Sunday that host Tom Llamas said depicted a Turkish attack in northern Syria against Kurdish civilians. Turkey is indeed pushing into Syria and slaughtering Kurds along the w...
01:17, 2019-10-15

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

Turkey's plan to flood Europe with millions of refugees if it is condemned for attacking Syria is a real and dangerous threat, officials warn REUTERS/Stringer Turkish threats to send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe's doorstep if it is sanctioned or condemned for its military intervention in northeast Syria are credible, European and ...
13:34, 2019-10-11

Mortar Fire Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire was to end more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But bombing and mortar fire erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebel-held territory....
14:17, 2019-06-13

U.S. Senator Graham says he is trying to get Turkey back in F-35 fold U.S. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Sunday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan that he would like to get NATO ally Turkey back in a joint manufacturing program for F-35 fighter j...
23:17, 2019-09-22

Turkey is turning its back on Syrians fleeing war Bahaa, a 33-year-old Syrian textile worker, has a new morning commute. Every day, he makes his way to a workshop in the outskirts of Istanbul, avoiding other commuters and public transport. "I used to...
01:34, 2019-08-08

U. S.-allied Kurds strike deal to bring Assad’s Syrian troops back into Kurdish areas The deal between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the government of President Bashar al-Assad further dimmed the prospect of continued U.S. presence in Syria....
17:17, 2019-10-14

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

Southern EU leaders back Cyprus in gas dispute with Turkey Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus in a dispute with Turkey over the ownership of offshore natural gas deposits....
00:17, 2019-06-15

US NATO ambassador says Turkey must back down on Russian missile purchase Turkey has to decide whether to complete a complex arms deal with the U.S. which allows access to the F-35 jet or risk penalties by buying a Russian missile system....
19:34, 2019-06-04

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the sole legitimate authority for the country's energy sector, ...
02:51, 2019-09-23

Turkey's president claims 109 'terrorists killed' as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria Turkey's president has claimed there have been 109 "terrorists killed" as their incursion into Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria continues for a second day....
15:34, 2019-10-10

Trump Locates the Most Offensive Possible Take on Puerto Rico President Donald Trump welcomed Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan to the White House on Monday, where he used the foreign head of state’s visit to complain about Puerto Rico’s elected officials and ...
22:00, 2019-07-22

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

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-...
06:17, 2019-06-14

'A second Trump': Bolsonaro's offensive rhetoric adds to Brazil's discomfort Supporters say his tendency to speak freely is sincere – but detractors call it a PR disasterHe parleyed his way to Brazil’s presidency with a vote-winning barrage of scaremongering and bombast.But ei...
06:51, 2019-08-19

Dems seize offensive against Trump after detention center outrage Democrats in Congress think they can finally beat Donald Trump on immigration.Senior Democrats this week leaped into the debate over border policy — livestreaming their trips to detention facilities,...
04:17, 2019-07-04

Trump goes on offensive over Biden and Ukraine as Schiff ponders impeachment Whistleblower scandal swirls over WashingtonQ&A: What is the Trump-Ukraine scandal about?Donald Trump, his aides and allies went on the offensive on Sunday, over what the president claims is un-invest...
02:51, 2019-09-23

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

UAE scaling back military role in Yemen conflict The UAE is beginning a partial military drawdown in Yemen. Experts say the country is pushing for a political solution to end the conflict, but growing US-Iran tension in the region may also have play...
10:00, 2019-07-10

Trump Pulls a Charlottesville and Says He Hates All Kinds of 'Supremacy' President Trump hasn’t even reached El Paso or Dayton yet, but he already had his Charlottesville moment speaking with reporters outside the White House this morning....
23:00, 2019-08-07

UN launches drive to suck back carbon and reverse climate change New York forum aims to ‘restore’ the climate by reducing atmospheric levels of carbon to those of a century agoA new effort to rally governments and corporations behind technologies that suck greenhou...
17:17, 2019-09-17

NZ launches gun 'buy-back' scheme for weapons banned after Christchurch mosque attacks New Zealand's government on Thursday launched a multimillion-dollar, six-month "buy-back" scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of dead...
02:34, 2019-06-20

Trump, on offensive, hosts New Mexico rally, aiming to turn the state red Just hours after New York City prosecutors went on the offensive by subpoenaing his tax returns, President Trump took the stage in Democratic-leaning New Mexico on Monday night for a campaign rally th...
03:17, 2019-09-17

'The View' slams Kyle Kashuv over offensive texts: 'He could go to Trump University' "The View" co-hosts ripped Parkland student Kyle Kashuv for racist, misogynist, and anti-Semitic texts he wrote in a chatroom when he was 16 that led Harvard University to rescind his acceptance....
02:34, 2019-06-19

Sudan military leaders say they beat back coup attempt One week after reaching a deal to share power with civilians, Sudan's ruling military council said Friday it foiled an attempted coup and arrested 16 officers....
03:17, 2019-07-13

Poll finds 71 percent back transgender people in military ​An overwhelming majority of Americans believe transgender men and women should be able to serve in the US military, a survey released Thursday found. ​Seventy-one percent said they favored allowing t...
23:00, 2019-06-20

Peru military, police back Vizcarra as rebel lawmakers vow loyalty to VP Peru's armed forces and police reaffirmed allegiance to President Martin Vizcarra late on Monday after his move to close Congress prompted dozens of dismissed lawmakers to pledge loyalty to vice presi...
07:00, 2019-10-02

Donald Trump Intelligence Chief Pick Pulls Out, New Nominee "Shortly" President Donald Trump's controversial pick to be the next Director of National Intelligence, Representative John Ratcliffe, withdrew from consideration on Friday amid questions over his experience......
14:17, 2019-08-03

Trump, steamed over delays, pulls plug on electric carrier catapults Enlarge / US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose for a photograph with US military personnel aboard the USS Wasp aircraft carrier at the US naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefec...
04:17, 2019-05-29

Trump confirms more US troops will be sent to Poland The US troop presence in Poland will expand by 1,000, in additon to the 4,500 soldiers rotating through the country. The contingent could be made up by moving soldiers currently stationed in Germany....
07:17, 2019-09-24

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is trying to stem the flow of mostly Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States from Mexico, said on Wednesday that Mexico may put more troops at the...
04:51, 2019-07-25

Trump to send more troops to Poland The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from R...
09:00, 2019-06-13

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with the U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is seeking to slow the flow of migrants seeking to enter the United States illegally from Mexico, said on Wednesday Mexico may put more troops at the U.S.-Mexican bord...
23:01, 2019-07-24

Trump: US sending 1,000 more troops to Poland President Donald Trump says the United States will send 1,000 service members to Poland as he announces a broadening security and economic alliance with the country. Trump made the announcement during...
23:00, 2019-06-12

Kamala Harris apologizes amid criticism of her response to a questioner's offensive remark about Trump Sen. Kamala Harris apologized Saturday following criticism that the California Democrat and presidential candidate laughed and responded, "Well said," to a lengthy question from a voter who had called...
19:34, 2019-09-08

Anti-Trump Republican Jeff Flake calls on GOP to condemn 'vile and offensive' tweets Former Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, one of President Trump’s most vocal Republican critics, has called on others in his party to condemn the president’s recent controversial comments about several Democra...
20:34, 2019-07-15

A 'nightmare scenario' if Trump pulls US out of global postal union, agency warns Trump says UPU rules unfairly benefit China and wants to charge other countries more than rules permit for deliveries in the USDonald Trump’s threat to pull the United States out of the global postal ...
22:51, 2019-09-24

Trump administration pulls $929 million in funding for California high-speed rail The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday that it terminated a 2010 agreement with the California High-Speed Rail Authority and will pull a nearly $929 million federal grant....
14:51, 2019-05-21

Non-Profit Pulls Out Of Strip Club-Sponsored Golf Event At Trump Resort President Donald Trump's company has canceled a golf tournament that a Miami-area strip club planned to hold at his Doral, Florida, resort this weekend....
08:00, 2019-07-11

Trump will send 1,500 troops to Middle East U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East, mostly as a protective measure, amid heightened tensions with Iran....
18:34, 2019-05-24

Trump doubles down on decision to withdraw troops President Donald Trump on Monday cast his decision to abandon Kurdish fighters in Syria as keeping a campaign promise to withdraw from "endless war" in the region. Critics say he's sacrificing a U.S....
06:34, 2019-10-08

Trump says U.S. may send 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he is considering sending 2,000 U.S. troops from Germany to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia....
22:17, 2019-06-12

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the Baltic nation should be called “Fort Trump.” “That i...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Trump meets US troops soon after N. Korea meeting President Donald Trump recounted the moment when he stepped across the border at the demilitarized zone into North Korea Sunday. Trump shared the moment as he addressed the US military at an American ...
03:51, 2019-07-01

Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East, mostly as a protective measure, amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35...
03:34, 2019-06-13

Trump reveals, pulls plug on ‘secret’ Afghanistan peace summit at Camp David President Trump on Saturday revealed a previously secret plan for a Camp David summit with the Taliban and Afghan leaders — but said he called it off in the wake of Thursday’s suicide attack in Kabul....
05:17, 2019-09-08

Call Sign Chaos review: James Mattis pulls a flanking manuever on Trump In a memoir that is part hymn to the constitution, the former secretary of defense offers only veiled criticism of the presidentJames Mattis was Donald Trump’s defense secretary for less than two year...
11:34, 2019-09-01

Polish 'Fort Trump' ahead? US troops set for deployment The U.S. is expected to add at least 1,000 troops to the 4,000 already stationed in Poland, a sign of strengthening ties between President Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda at a time when many o...
00:34, 2019-06-12

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats f...
23:51, 2019-05-24

Trump: U.S. ‘close’ to Taliban deal, troops to drop to 8,600 The Pentagon has been developing plans to withdraw as many as half of the 14,000 U.S. troops still there, but the Taliban want all U.S. and NATO forces withdrawn....
07:00, 2019-08-30

Poland Wants ‘Fort Trump.’ The President Said He May Send Some Troops (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional U.S. troops into Poland from Germany or elsewhere in Europe. But Trump cautioned during an Oval Office ...
12:51, 2019-06-13

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter jets at the White House in Washington, D.C....
02:51, 2019-06-13

Trump: U.S. will maintain 8,600 troops in Afghanistan amid withdrawal President Donald Trump announced plans Thursday to maintain a presence of 8,600 troops in Afghanistan in the midst of a large-scale withdrawal from the country....
08:34, 2019-08-30

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. O...
18:00, 2019-06-05

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
23:17, 2019-05-23

Trump worries Afghanistan could become 'lab for terrorists' if U.S. troops leave President Trump said in an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson that he worries withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan could lead to the country being used as a base to attack the United States. ...
18:34, 2019-07-02

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-s...
02:51, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Trump tells troops of ‘productive’ Kim meeting SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Asia (all times local): 6:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is addressing members of the U.S military at an American air ba...
12:00, 2019-06-30

Mindy Kaling's 'Late Night' pulls back the curtain on late-night TV Written, produced by and starring Mindy Kaling, "Late Night" is such an interesting premise as to make one wish it had been more ambitious about pulling back the curtain on a late-night TV show. As is...
22:51, 2019-06-07

Charity benefiting from strip club golf tournament at Trump's Doral pulls out of event After learning a strip club was involved in a charity golf tournament at Trump's National Doral, a Miami-based nonprofit pulls out of event.        ...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
18:34, 2019-05-24