US Forces Build More Bases In Syria

The United States ground war in Syria started in late 2015, when the Obama administration ordered a small deployment of roughly 50 troops. The American public saw little of the engagement: a few photos of familiar-looking soldiers in familiar-looking armored vehicles. The White House and the Pentagon stressed that the war in Syria against the … Continue reading US Forces Build More Bases In Syria

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US Military: Time For US To Get Out Of Syria

President Donald Trump is right; it is time for the U.S. military to leave Syria. Even though he appears to have no strategy for what comes next, his intention to put a limit on any long-term U.S. military commitment is the right way to go. Trump’s off-the-cuff withdrawal statement from last week received the standard Washington push-back. … Continue reading US Military: Time For US To Get Out Of Syria

Turkey, Russia To Build Hospital For People From Eastern Ghouta

Turkey and Russia will collaborate to establish a hospital in Syria's Tel Abyad to treat those escaping Eastern Ghouta, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. Speaking at a news conference on Wednesday alongside his Russian and Iranian counterparts - Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani - after a summit on Syria, Erdogan said Turkish and Russian … Continue reading Turkey, Russia To Build Hospital For People From Eastern Ghouta

Trilateral Summit Kick Off In Ankara

A trilateral summit of Turkey, Russia and Iran concerning the Syrian crisis started in Ankara city. According to the reports, the leaders of three states Erdogan, Putin and Rouhani, discuss Syria and the events in the Middle East. They are effectively cooperating in the stabilization of the situation in the region. The leaders declare their … Continue reading Trilateral Summit Kick Off In Ankara

The Latest: Russia in Talks With Last Rebel Group in Ghouta

Russia's military says a preliminary agreement has been reached on the withdrawal of fighters of the Army of Islam rebel group from the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Syria's capital, Damascus. Maj. Gen. Yuri Yevtushenko, chief of the Russian center for reconciliation of the Syrian warring parties, said Sunday that the fighters are to hand over … Continue reading The Latest: Russia in Talks With Last Rebel Group in Ghouta

Leaders Of Turkey, Russia, Iran To Discuss Syria In Ankara

The presidents of Turkey, Russia and Iran are to meet in a summit in Ankara on Wednesday. They are set to discuss the latest developments in Syria. Reports say Erdoğan and Rouhani are expected to conduct a bilateral meeting during the summit. As Turkey, Russia and Iran launched a Syrian peace process in Astana, the … Continue reading Leaders Of Turkey, Russia, Iran To Discuss Syria In Ankara

Pope Prays For Peace in Syria

Pope Francis called Sunday for an end to “carnage” in Syria and “reconciliation” in the Middle East in his traditional Easter message. “Today we implore fruits of peace upon the entire world, beginning with the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria,” the pontiff said in the “Urbi et Orbi” (To the City and the World) … Continue reading Pope Prays For Peace in Syria