Syria

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October 27, 2019 - 9:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group who was killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria, according to President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. military raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr...
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October 23, 2019 - 11:02 am
(AP/1010 WINS) – President Donald Trump says Turkey has informed the U.S. it will make "permanent" a five-day cease-fire in Syria. In response, he says he's directing the lifting of economic sanctions on Turkey. Claiming success at the U.S.-brokered effort, Trump said Wednesday, “this was an...
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A woman is frisked by a U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighter at a screening area after being evacuated out of the last territory held by Islamic State militants, in the desert outside Baghouz, Syria, Friday, March 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
March 02, 2019 - 6:23 am
OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — Fighters with the U.S.-backed force battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria advanced on two fronts Saturday as the extremists used snipers and booby traps to slow the push on the last area they control, a spokesman for the group said. Mustafa Bali of the...
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President Trump
Credit: Chris Kleponis / Sipa USA
April 13, 2018 - 8:39 pm
President Donald Trump says the United States has "launched precision strikes'' on targets associated with Syrian chemical weapons program.
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