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Associated Press
December 31, 2018 - 8:42 am
by Zeke Miller WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered a slowdown to the withdrawal of U.S. forces in Syria, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday. "I think we're in a pause situation," the South Carolina Republican said outside the White House after lunch with the president...
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Associated Press
December 21, 2018 - 11:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw American troops from Syria was made hastily, without consulting his national security team or allies, and over strong objections from virtually everyone involved in the fight against the Islamic State group, according to U.S. and...
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(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Zoe Garbarino via AP)
December 20, 2018 - 1:14 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is urging President Donald Trump to abandon his plan to withdraw U.S. troops from the war in Syria. Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Bob Menendez of New Jersey and Jack Reed of Rhode Island say they have growing support for a resolution urging the...
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December 19, 2018 - 11:43 am
By CATHERINE LUCE, LOLITA BALDOR and SUSANNAH GEORGE, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will withdraw all of the approximately 2,000 American troops in Syria, according to a U.S. official, as the White House declared victory Wednesday in the mission to defeat Islamic State...
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(Dreamstime)
December 19, 2018 - 11:31 am
By CATHERINE LUCE, LOLITA BALDOR and SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will withdraw all of the approximately 2,000 American troops in Syria, according to a U.S. official, as the White House declared victory Wednesday in the mission to defeat Islamic...
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(Ibaa News Agency, via AP)
September 08, 2018 - 8:15 am
By MATTHEW LEE and SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite dire U.S. warnings and fears of a humanitarian disaster, the Trump administration has little leverage to stop Russia, Iran and Syria pressing ahead with a massive military assault against Syria's northwest Idlib...
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(SANA via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 10:55 am
By BASSEM MROUE , Associated press BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military said Monday it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and declared the Syrian capital and its surroundings "completely safe" from militants for the first time in nearly seven years...
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(Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 8:38 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A top official from the Arab Gulf country of Bahrain is defending what he says is Israel's "right" to defend itself after Israel launched overnight strikes on Iranian targets in Syria. Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa wrote on Twitter Thursday that so long as Iran uses...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
April 11, 2018 - 4:51 pm
Richmond, VA (1140wrva.com) – State Senator Dick Black (R-Loudon), in Richmond for the General Assembly Special Sesion, took time on the Senate Floor to suggest the alleged chemical attack in Syria was a "false flag." Black has been a supporter of Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad, and even visited the...
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