All posts tagged "Syria"

  • World News
    U.S. Allies Spurred a Partial Reversal of Trump's Syria Withdrawal Plan

    U.S. officials believe that even a small contingent of American forces would be sufficient to keep British and French ground troops in place in Syria. Above, U.S. military vehicles in Syria. Photo: delil souleiman/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 30 Comments By Nancy A. Youssef Nancy A. Youssef The Wall Street Journal Biography @nancyayoussef nancy.youssef@wsj.com...

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    U.S. Mideast Commander Sees Syria Withdrawal 'Right on Track'

    Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command, speaks at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing last week. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press 0 Comments By Gordon Lubold Gordon Lubold The Wall Street Journal Biography @glubold gordon.lubold@wsj.com Feb. 10, 2019 11:10 p.m. ET ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT—The top U.S. commander in the...

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    U.S.'s Syria Ally Supplies Oil to Assad's Brokers

    Members of the Syrian Democratic Forces gathered at an oil field in Deir Ezzour province in eastern Syria as they prepared to fight Islamic State in May. Photo: delil souleiman/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 46 Comments By Benoit Faucon in London and Benoit Faucon The Wall Street Journal Biography @benoitfaucon benoit.faucon@wsj.com Nazih Osseiran in...

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    U.S. Military Sets April Target Date for Leaving Syria

    A U.S. soldier sits on an armored vehicle behind a sand barrier at a position near the front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters in Manbij, north Syria. Photo: Hussein Malla/Associated Press 177 Comments By Dion Nissenbaum and Dion Nissenbaum The Wall Street Journal Biography Nancy...

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    U.S. Asks Western Allies to Help Form Syria Buffer Zone

    A line of U.S. military vehicles moves through Syria’s northern city of Manbij. Photo: delil souleiman/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images 94 Comments By Gordon Lubold and Gordon Lubold The Wall Street Journal Biography @glubold gordon.lubold@wsj.com Michael R. Gordon Michael R. Gordon The Wall Street Journal Biography michael.gordon@wsj.com Updated Jan. 30, 2019 9:20 p.m. ET...

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    Seeking Help, Family Breaks Silence on American Missing in Syria

    Majd Kamalmaz, an American therapist detained in Syria in 2017, is pictured in 2014 in California. His...

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    At Least Four Americans Killed in ISIS-Claimed Attack in Syria

    ISIS claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans on Wednesday. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib...

  • Tech
    ISIS accounts on Facebook share videos of Syria suicide bombing

    The horrifying moment in which a deadly suicide bomb exploded on a street in Syria on Wednesday...

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    Pentagon Pushes Forward on Syria Pullout

    A group of naval vessels headed by the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge is headed to the Middle East to back up troops at the vulnerable moment they are leaving Syria. Photo: Aaron Henson/Zuma Press 92 Comments By Nancy A. Youssef and Nancy A. Youssef The Wall Street Journal Biography @nancyayoussef nancy.youssef@wsj.com...

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    Bolton Says U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Is Conditional

    National security adviser John Bolton, show in December, will travel to Turkey on Monday. Photo: Andrew Harnik/Associated Press 591 Comments By Vivian Salama Vivian Salama The Wall Street Journal Biography @vmsalama vivian.salama@wsj.com Updated Jan. 6, 2019 7:01 p.m. ET JERUSALEM—The Trump administration won’t withdraw forces from northern Syria unless Turkey offers a...

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