Syria

Jack Murphy
October 27, 2019 - 1:56 pm
When members of 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, more commonly known as Delta Force, boarded a helicopter and racked a live round into the chamber of their rifles to launch a direct action raid to capture or kill a high-value target, it was a different type of mission with...
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AP News
October 27, 2019 - 10:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group who was killed in a U.S. military raid in Syria, according to President Donald Trump (all times local): 10 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. military raid that took out Islamic State leader Abu Bakr...
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Vice President Mike Pence, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Photo by Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Turkish Presidency via Getty Images
WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey have agreed to a ceasefire in Syria.
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Donald Trump
Xinhua/Sipa USA
WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 4:21 pm
President Donald Trump says he is putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its military offensive Syria against Kurdish forces it views as a terrorist threat.
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Chuck Schumer
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October 13, 2019 - 3:13 pm
As Congress moves toward a resolution to reverse President Trump’s troop withdrawal from northern Syria, Sen. Chuck Schumer is warning of dire consequences for New York City if something is done.
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 13, 2019 - 6:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he is an "island of one" for removing U.S. forces from northeastern Syria. But he remained steadfast and defended a move that drew widespread bipartisan criticism that he has endangered stability in the Middle East and risked the lives of...
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Smoke rises from a strike on Baghouz, Syria, on the Islamic State group's last piece of territory on Friday, March 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
March 23, 2019 - 11:01 am
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — A U.S.-backed Syrian force says it has liberated the last area held by the Islamic State group in the eastern Syrian village of Baghouz, declaring victory over the extremists and the end of their self-declared caliphate. Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic...
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Trump ISIS
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
March 20, 2019 - 6:45 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the last pocket of the Islamic State's land in Syria will be liberated by U.S.-backed forces "by tonight."
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Syria suicide attack Jan 16
ANHA via AP
January 16, 2019 - 10:16 am
The U.S. military says American service members killed in explosion while conducting routine patrol in Syria.
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President Donald Trump
Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
December 20, 2018 - 3:15 pm
Democrats and Republicans alike are criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to pull all U.S. troops out of Syria.
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