Turkey had threatened to relaunch its offensive if the withdrawal was not carried out.
By Suzan Fraser, Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
The U.S. had planned for troops leaving Syria to go to western Iraq and continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group to prevent its resurgence in the region.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Zeina Karam, Associated Press
The Pentagon chief said the plan was still in the discussion phase and had not yet been presented to Trump, who has repeatedly said the Islamic State has been defeated.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a group of American lawmakers on a surprise visit to Jordan to discuss "the deepening crisis" in Syria amid a shaky U.S.-brokered cease-fire.
By Associated Press
By Mehmet Guzel, Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Kurdish fighters and civilians began evacuating from a besieged Syrian town on Sunday, the first pullback under the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal, opening the way to a broader withdrawal of the Kurdish-led forces from parts of the Turkish border.
By Elena Becatoros, Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
A spokesman for the Kurdish-led fighters said they were not withdrawing from Ras al-Ayn because Turkish forces are still besieging and shelling it.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
After the House condemnation vote, the congressional leaders of both parties went to the White house for a briefing, which grew contentious, with Trump and Pelosi trading jabs. The Democrats said they walked out when the meeting devolved into an…
President Donald Trump wrote a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying that he can "destroy" the Turkish economy if Erdogan does not "work out a deal," presumably over the country's continued attacks on the Kurds in northern Syria.
By Associated Press
Despite stark divisions over Democrats' Trump impeachment inquiry, Democrats and Republicans banded together Wednesday and approved a nonbinding resolution by 354-60 vote.
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