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Turkey could shut down its Incirlik air base, which hosts US nuclear warheads if the US imposes sanctions over senate resolutions to recognise the Armenian genocide.

The US envoy in Ankara has received harsh words from Turkish officials over Thursday's congressional resolution to recognise the 1915-1917 murder of up to 1.5 million Armenians as genocide.

Clashes continue in Syria despite ceasefire between Turkey, Kurds

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Clashes continue in Syria despite ceasefire between Turkey, Kurds

Clashes have continued between Turkish forces and Kurdish fighters in the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain despite a US-brokered ceasefire.

The future of the Syrian Democratic Forces

Ömer Özkizilcik

The future of the Syrian Democratic Forces

Why are former Centcom officials propagating the betrayal of Syrian Kurds when they have argued that the SDF are a multi-ethnic group for years, ...

Syrian Kurds 'didn't help us in Normandy', says Trump

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Syrian Kurds 'didn't help us in Normandy', says Trump

US President Donald Trump attempted to defend his widely-criticised decision to clear the way for Turkey's assault in Syria by slamming the ...

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US 'to remove all forces from Syria by April'

US is preparing for complete withdrawal from Syria by April but many fear that Kurdish forces will be vulnerable to attack from Turkey after troops pull out.

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US to host meeting on IS amid Syria pullout

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will host a day of meetings on February 6 of the 79-member Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS.

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US has "no plan" as Syria pullout proceeds

A former envoy said the US has "no plan" for Syria as the withdrawal of military forces proceeds.

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Iraqi airstrikes hit IS in east Syria: monitor

Iraqi air raids in Syria's eastern Baghouz killed dozens of Islamic State militants on Saturday.

Trump giving 'new life' to IS, former envoy warns

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Trump giving 'new life' to IS, former envoy warns

Brett McGurk, who quit as America's envoy to the anti-IS coalition after Trump declared victory over the group last month, ...

Imad K. Harb

Trump's shutdown aims to weaken the American political system

Comment: Trump's recent actions are proof that he is determined to set the American house ablaze without regard to the interests of those ...

Trump withdrawing troops because Syria is 'sand and death' Trump withdrawing troops because Syria is 'sand and death'

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Trump withdrawing troops because Syria is 'sand and death'

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered a stark take on the situation in war-wracked Syria, summing it up in two words - "sand and death".

Erdogan invites Trump to Turkey amid Syria pullout

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Erdogan invites Trump to Turkey amid Syria pullout

Turkey's President has invited Donald Trump to Ankara for talks over Syria amid praising his decision to withdraw 2,000 troops from the war-torn ...

Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

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Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

The US military said on Sunday the order to withdraw American troops from Syria has been signed.

Trump, Erdogan vow to avoid Syria power vacuum

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Trump, Erdogan vow to avoid Syria power vacuum

Trump and Erdogan pledged to avoid a power vacuum as US ground troops withdraw from Syria.

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Trump discussed 'highly coordinated' Syria withdrawal with Erdogan

Donald Trump has spoken to Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about a withdrawal of American forces from Syria.

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Macron slams Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria

France President Macron has slammed a decision by the US to pull its troops out of Syria.

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US anti-IS envoy resigns following Trump's Syria decision

The US special envoy to the anti-Islamic State group coalition has resigned capping a week that saw the departure of the defense secretary and ...

Bashdar Ismaeel

Trump's hasty Syria withdrawal spells uncertain times for Kurds

Comment: A hasty US withdrawal would leave the region in state of greater instability than when Washington arrived, writes Bashdar Ismaeel.

Trump 'orders' full US troop withdrawal from Syria

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Trump 'orders' full US troop withdrawal from Syria

The US has begun informing partners in north-eastern Syria of their plans for an immediate pull out of troops, after a long campaign against the ...

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US-led coalition deny reports of Syria civilian massacre

The US-led international coalition has denied reports its airstrikes in eastern Syria led to the deaths of numerous civilians.

Syria strike blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

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Syria strike blamed on Israel kills 22 Iraqi fighters

An attack on Syrian regime forces on Monday killed 22 Iraqi militia forces.

Are Kurds of Iraq and Syria about to reconcile?

Paul Iddon

Are Kurds of Iraq and Syria about to reconcile?

Analysis: A visit to Iraq by Syria's Kurds could signify thawing relations, writes Paul Iddon.

Top Iranian general in Baghdad 'to shape new government'

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Top Iranian general in Baghdad 'to shape new government'

Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander Gen. Qassem Soleimani is in Baghdad to push for the formation of a new 'friendly government' in Iraq, ...

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