Tag archive for ‘Syria – USA Relations’
Kurdish parties in Syria during a PYD organized rally in 2016. (archives)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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U.S. doesn’t support Kurdish independence in Syria and the greater region: Satterfield

nsnbc : The United States does not support Kurdish independence in Syria or the greater region said David Satterfield, Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs for the State Department. Kurdish parties More...

Ahmad Abu Khawlah (3rd-R), chief of the Deir ez-Zor Military Council -- a coalition of Arab tribes and fighters that belongs to the broader US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces -- speaks during a press conference in the northeastern Syrian village of Abu Fas, on the southern outskirts of Hasakah province, on September 9, 2017 (Courtesy YPG)
By nsnbc On Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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U.S. backed Deir Ez-Zor Military Council warns against repetition of Russian bombing

nsnbc : Deir Ez-Zor Military Council linked to the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, complained about bombing of group’s positions by Russian air forces and simultaneous attacks by the Syrian Arab Army More...

Russian military police deconflicting clashes between YPG and FSA
By nsnbc On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Russian troops join efforts to deconflict clashes between Syrian Kurdish YPG and Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army

nsnbc : Russia decided to deploy forces to participate in deconflicting recent clashes between the U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish YPG and Syrian Democratic Forces on one hand and Turkey and the Turkey-backed Free Syrian More...

US troops_Manbij_Syria_Aug 2017_(archives)
By nsnbc On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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U.S.-led coalition forces returned fire after being shot at by Turkish-led militia in Syria: Colonel Ryan Dillon

nsnbc : U.S.-led coalition forces returned fire after being repeatedly shot at near Manbij in northern Syria, where they are patrolling near areas held by Turkish-led militias, Colonel Ryan Dillon, spokesman for More...

SAA in Deir Ez-Zor (2013 archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, August 27th, 2017
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Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor province a new frontline between Russia, USA, Turkey and Iran

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The situation in Syria’s eastern, resource-rich Deir Ez-Zor province has become more complicated. The Syrian Arab Army and allies continue their push to uproot ISIS from Deir Ez-Zor More...

March 2017 -US troops in Syria's Aleppo province (archives). In Augus 2017 U.S. troops returned fire when they were attacked by insurgents backed by NATO partner Turkey.
By nsnbc On Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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No plans to remain in Syria beyond current mission: US State Department

nsnbc : The United States is not planning to remain in Syria beyond its current role in leading the global anti-ISIS coalition, said U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauer when asked if the Americans were More...

Syria_SAA in Sweida_2017_(archives)
By Christof Lehmann On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Syrian Army’s success along Jordanian border prompts further questions about presence of US – Norwegian special forces

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and allied forces regained control over some 1,300 square kilometers along the Syrian – Jordanian border and the Iraq – Syria – Jordan tri-border More...

General Raymond Thomas_USA_US special forces_Aspen Institute_Jul 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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US Special Forces Commander: Russians could ask us to leave after we are done with ISIS

nsnbc : Speaking at the Aspen Security Forum on Friday, General Raymond Thomas, commander of the United States special operations forces command, spoke frankly about a number of controversial issues pertaining the More...

US Marines and special forces in northern Syria_2016_Archives_
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Kurdish Corridor: US troops are operating in Raqqa, Colonel Ryan Dillon admitted

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colonel Ryan Dillon confirmed what observers of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces’ push to liberate Raqqa from ISIS have known all along. U.S. troops, including special forces More...

YPG fighters during SDF operations (archives)
By nsnbc On Saturday, July 1st, 2017
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US Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk visited “Coalition” forces in Syria

nsnbc : Brett McGurk, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for “The Global Coalition to Counter ISIS” visited “coalition partners” in Syria on June 28 – 29, nsnbc international learned. YPG More...