Tag archive for ‘Syria – USA Relations’
By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Monday, May 29th, 2017

Norwegian special forces in Syria for “Self Defense”: Defense Ministry

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : After being contacted about the presence of Norwegian special forces in Southern Syria last week, the Norwegian Defense Ministry stated that it cannot disclose operational details about More...

PYD leader and co-chair Salih Muslim. (archives)
By nsnbc On Friday, May 26th, 2017

U.S. denies Syrian – Kurdish PYD leader Salih Muslim visa for conference in Washington D.C.

nsnbc : The United States has, for the second year, denied Salih Muslim, the leader of the Syrian – Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) a visa to speak at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.. That, More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, May 19th, 2017

US-led coalition bombs unspecified “pro-regime forces” in Syria

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : US-led coalition air forces carried out air strikes against what was described as pro-regime forces near An-Tanf in Syria on May 18, in one of Syria’s de-escalation zones, allegedly More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Erdogan – Trump avoided discord about Kurds: More shared interests than disagreements

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : After meeting at the White House on Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump and his Turkish counterpart President R. Tayyip Erdogan focused on the strength of U.S. – Turkish relations More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

U.S. deploys troops along Turkish – Syrian border as buffer between Kurds and Turkey

nsnbc : The United States is deploying armored vehicles and a small number of troops along the Syrian – Turkish border after recent airstrikes killed about 20 Syrian – Kurdish fighters of the People’s More...

YPG spokesman Redur Xelil / Khalil. (Archives)
By nsnbc On Thursday, April 27th, 2017

US – Russia concerned about Turkey’s airstrikes against Kurds in Syria

nsnbc : The United States and Russia expressed concerns about Turkey’s airstrikes against Kurds in Syria after some 20 members of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) were killed on Tuesday. Turkey More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Without Evidence: US Slams Syria with Sanctions over Alleged Chemical Weapons Use

nsnbc : The United States imposed what was described as sweeping sanctions on Syrian officials based on the alleged use of chemical weapons earlier this month, regardless of the fact that neither the UN nor the More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, April 8th, 2017

After US Cruise Missile Raid in Syria, Russia Suspends Russia – US Security Hotline

nsnbc : After the U.S. on Friday had delivered a strike with Tomahawk missiles at an airbase of the Syrian Air Force in Shayrat, the Russian Defense Ministry suspends as of April 8 the operations of a communications More...

March 2017 -US troops in Syria's Aleppo province (archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, March 10th, 2017

U.S. Deploys Marines to Syria for Raqqa Operation Into Highly Disputed – Congested Theater

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The United States deployed U.S. Marines to northeastern Syria to provide artillery support for local forces in the upcoming assault against Islamic State in Raqqa. Turkey criticized the More...

YPG spokesman Redur Xelil / Khalil. (Archives)
By nsnbc On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Syrian – Kurdish YPG Repudiated Reports about US Deliveries of Armored Vehicles

nsnbc : The Syrian – Kurdish People’s Defense Units (YPG) repudiated recent media reports about the delivery of armored vehicles and armored personnel carriers by the United States or the US-led international More...