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400 US Marines to Leave Syria But What About the Rest?

Damascus (GPA) – With the war on ISIS winding down, US soldiers prepare to leave their illegal posts. Earlier today, a statement was issued by the US-backed coalition in Syria – part of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) – announced that 400 members of the 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment would be leaving Syria. The marines […]

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Turkey Flips Syria Stance Once Again Stating No Role for Assad

Ankara (GPA) – As Turkey attempts to build relations across the Middle East, Ankara still can’t seem to declare a coherent policy on Syria. In a recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Erdogan said he would be open to dialogue with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. However, it seems like this sentiment […]

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Pentagon Stands by Deal Letting ISIS Flee Raqqa

Damascus (GPA) – Several top US officials have come out in defense of the deal following outrage from NATO ally Turkey. Earlier this week, details of a deal between the US coalition, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), local tribes around Raqqa, the “Raqqa Civil Council,” and ISIS emerged and were reported on by everyone, including […]

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Russian MoD: US Support for Terrorists Extending Syrian War

Moscow (GPA) – The Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) says the war in Syria is still dragging on thanks to the US providing support to terrorists – specifically Daesh. Russian MoD spokesman, Major General Igor Konashenkov, said in a statement on Wednesday that “The main obstacle to the complete elimination of Daesh in Syria is […]

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Russia Threatens Retaliation on US and their Allies in Syria if Attacked

Damascus (GPA) – As the reign of the Islamic State comes to an end, the predictable tensions between Russia and the US are now rising. Two major battles in eastern Syria – Raqqa and Deir Ezzor – are coming to a close but there are now new problems arising between the different forces in the […]

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Confirmed: US Army Deployed to Help Kurds Crush ISIS in Raqqa

Raqqa (AMN) – On Wednesday, Colonel Ryan Dillon confirmed dozens of US military advisors were deployed inside Raqqa city itself with US Marines providing artillery support against ISIS from the surrounding countryside. The troops, many of them special operations forces, are working in an “advise, assist and accompany” role to support Kurdish fighters of the Syrian […]

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Kurd-led Syrian Militia Says Trump Sent Them Armoured Vehicles

Kobanî – (MEE) Syrian Democratic Forces say its has received first shipment of armour from US, and that Trump had promised ‘extra support’ for the group A Kurdish-led militia fighting the Islamic State group in northern Syria said on Tuesday it had received armoured vehicles from the Donald Trump administration, claiming them to be the […]

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Just After a Memo to Send Guns to Syria, Obama Now Sending More Special Forces

(GPA) Washington – Following the liberation of Aleppo by the Syrian military, president Obama first decided to send weapons to terrorist and now he is sending a new batch of US special forces to aid “rebel” groups. Just after the Syrian army freed the majority of East Aleppo, the Obama administration has made multiple moves […]