Turkey's defence minister told Pentagon officials there must not be a vacuum of power during the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria, state-owned Anadolu news agency reported on Saturday. Reuters India - Published
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived in Baghdad on Tuesday for an unannounced visit during which he said he would stress the importance of Iraqi sovereignty and broach the issue of.. Reuters India - Published
According to Reuters, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said that he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed. Graham said that he believed U.S...
The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria, a spokesman said on Friday, indicating the start of a U.S. pullout that has been clouded by mixed messages..
The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria in recent days, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by President Donald Trump, according to an administration official..
National Security Adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are meeting with U.S. allies this week to discuss President Trump's plan to withdraw troops from Syria. While in Israel, Bolton..
The U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria, a spokesman said on Friday, indicating the start of a U.S. pullout that has been clouded by mixed messages.. Reuters India - Published
Russia's foreign ministry said on Friday it had the impression that the United States wanted to stay in Syria despite the announced withdrawal of U.S. troops, RIA news agency reported. Reuters India - Published
The US troop withdrawal from Syria will not be scuppered despite Turkish threats against Washington's Kurdish allies there, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, promising to ensure that.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Firstpost •Reuters India
By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House sought to make the case on Monday that President Donald Trump had not changed his position on withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria, a day after.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India
Trump's national security adviser John Bolton said that the US military withdrawal from northeastern Syria is conditioned on defeating the remnants of the IS group, and on Turkey assuring the safety of.. IndiaTimes - Published
The United States has no timeline for the withdrawal of American troops from Syria but does not plan to stay indefinitely, a senior State Department official said on Friday, sending a strong signal.. Reuters India - Published
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Foreign and defence ministers from Russia and Turkey discussed coordination between their forces in Syria after the United States' decision to withdraw troops from the Arab republic,.. Firstpost - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday sought to seize the high ground in a heated debate over the departure of U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, while the Pentagon chief authorized the withdrawal of.. Reuters India - Published
Brett McGurk, the US special envoy to the anti-Islamic State group coalition, has resigned, a State Department official said o Saturday. McGurk's resignation, effective December 31, comes on the heels.. IndiaTimes - Published
The United States told the United Nations Security Council on Thursday that it was committed to the "permanent destruction" of Islamic State in Syria and would keep pushing for the withdrawal of.. Reuters India - Published
The U.S. decision to withdraw from Syria will allow Islamic State to regroup at a critical stage in the conflict, Washington's Kurdish partners said on Thursday, after Western allies expressed alarm at.. Reuters India - Published
Israel will escalate its fight against Iranian-aligned forces in Syria after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday. Reuters India - Published
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Friday said the military has completed the partial withdrawal from Syria ordered by President Vladimir Putin, ending over two years of active involvement in.. IndiaTimes - Published