By Associated Press
The blast went off in the town of Tal Abyad outside the headquarters of a militia of Syrian fighters allied to Turkey.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
Mark Esper said the invasion of northeastern Syria jeopardizes gains made in in recent years as the U.S.-led coalition and allied Syrian Kurdish forces battled the Islamic State group.
President Trump says he’s lifting sanctions on Turkey, after Turkey and Russia extended a cease-fire while Syrian Kurds evacuate the Syrian border region. Trump credited U.S. military withdrawal from northeast Syria for delivering “a much more peaceful and stable area,”…
More than 170,000 people have fled their homes in northern Syria since Turkey launched its offensive two weeks ago. Civilians in the area have lived through years of unrest, including revolution against the Assad regime, the battle to defeat ISIS…
Claiming success at the U.S.-brokered effort, Trump said Wednesday, "this was an outcome created by us."…
By Suzan Fraser, Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press
The leaders of Russia and Turkey announced an agreement Turkey for their two countries' forces to jointly patrol almost the entire northeastern Syrian border after the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters, filling the void left by departing American troops after President…
Turkey had threatened to relaunch its offensive if the withdrawal was not carried out.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Zeina Karam, 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.
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.
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.
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