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Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor

Netanyahu to talk post-US Syria with Trump advisor

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister said that he would discuss Iranian ambitions in neighbouring when he meets Sunday evening with US national security advisor in . Bolton arrived in Israel on Saturday night for talks on the future of Syria in the wake of President ‘s decision to withdraw all US […]

Trump softens Syria pull-out schedule but claims ?hero? status

Trump softens Syria pull-out schedule but claims ?hero? status

US President Donald Trump appeared on Monday to water down plans for a withdrawal of American troops from Syria, even as he defiantly claimed his achievements in the conflict should make him a ?national hero?. The tweeted comment came the day after a senior Republican senator said that Trump had […]

Pentagon may let Kurdish militants in Syria keep weapons US gave them after troops withdraw

Pentagon may let Kurdish militants in Syria keep weapons US gave them after troops withdraw

US commanders planning the withdrawal of troops from Syria are recommending Kurdish militants battling Islamic State be allowed to keep US-supplied weapons, four officials said. Three of the officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the recommendation was part of discussions on a draft plan. It is unclear what […]

Syria Kurds ask for regime help in facing Turkish threat

Syria Kurds ask for regime help in facing Turkish threat

BEIRUT: ‘s Kurds called on government troops on Friday to deploy alongside their own forces in the north to help counter a threatened Turkish offensive. The People‘s Protection Units (YPG), the main Kurdish militia in Syria, made its appeal following a shock announcement by its US ally last week of […]

Israeli strike on Syria threatened civilian flights: Russia

Israeli strike on Syria threatened civilian flights: Russia

BEIRUT: The Russian military says an Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital has endangered civilian flights. Russian defense ministry spokesman Maj Gen Igor Konashenkov said on Wednesday that six Israeli F-16 jets launched the “provocative” raid at the moment when two civilian airliners were preparing to land in Damascus and […]