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How one Syrian camp shows the fight against ISIS isn't over

Added: 20.09.2019 9:30 | 0 views | 0 comments

Six months ago ISIS lost all of its territory and tens of thousands of fighters in Iraq and Syria — but it lives on.

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Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Iran meet on Syria

Added: 16.09.2019 9:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

ANKARA - The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meet on Monday to try to secure a lasting truce in northwest Syria following attacks by the government that risk deepening regional turmoil and pushing a new wave of migrants towards Turkey. The summit in Ankara, bringing together countries whose Syrian allies are combatants in a ruinous eight-year-old war, will focus on the Idlib region, the last remaining territory held by rebels seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani have backed Assad against the rebels. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, along with the United States, European and Arab allies, has...

More US troops could go to Syria to help reduce tensions with Turkey

Added: 13.09.2019 2:30 | 2 views | 0 comments

The US military is weighing shifting a small number of additional troops to northeast Syria as part of ongoing efforts to establish a buffer zone along the Syria-Turkey border, a US defense official tells CNN.

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A forgotten camp in Syria could be the birthplace of ISIS' revenge generation

Added: 12.09.2019 10:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

The market at al-Hol camp is a sea of unidentifiable figures clad in black, clutching their children's grubby hands as they drag them past those haggling their wares.

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Syria’s Raqqa still finding the dead, 2 years after IS fall

Added: 10.09.2019 10:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

RAQQA, Syria (AP) — The neighbors reported a foul smell coming from the house next door. The house, which the Islamic State group had used as a school for its “cubs,” had been untouched ever since the militants were chased out of the Syrian city two years ago. Weeds grew around an abandoned car in its courtyard. “I expect that this Arab house is...

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US, Turkey launch joint patrols in north-east Syria

Added: 09.09.2019 4:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

AKAKALE: The United States and Turkey on Sunday began joint patrols in north-eastern Syria aimed at easing tensions between Ankara and US-backed Kurdish forces who battled the militant Islamic State group. Six Turkish armoured vehicles crossed the border to join US forces in Syria for their first joint patrol under a deal reached between Washington and Ankara, a journalist reported. Two helicopters flew over the area as the Turkish vehicles drove through an opening in the concrete wall separating the two countries. They then headed west with the same number of American vehicles, along with an ambulance and a...

Turkish military enters Syria to begin joint U.S. "safe zone" patrol

Added: 08.09.2019 17:02 | 3 views | 0 comments

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 Kurdish forces.

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Turkey cites disagreements with U.S. even as joint Syria patrols begin

Added: 08.09.2019 15:40 | 3 views | 0 comments

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 "safe zone."


Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 photographed off Syrian port Tartus: U.S. satellite firm

Added: 07.09.2019 6:20 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian port of Tartus, Maxar Technologies Inc., a U.S. space technology company said on Saturday.


Russia, China, Iran, Syria and Cuba Support Each Other in Fight Against U.S. Sanctions

Added: 06.09.2019 19:45 | 3 views | 0 comments

Russia, China, Iran, Syria and Cuba are among the nations that have come out against the United States' use of sanctions to enforce its foreign policy around the world and these powers have sought ways to support each other in their common struggle. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez called President Donald Trump's administration out Thursday on Twitter, arguing that "#US sanctions against Iran´s maritime entities are another violation of International Law" in response to the State Department's announcement of further restrictions against the Islamic Republic's efforts to ship oil. He said that these "coercive measures preventing the movement of Iranian oil affect the brother peoples of...

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