France's foreign minister on Friday said he was mystified by U.S. policy on northeastern Syria after U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw troops, because it would only benefit Iran, which Washington wants to be tough on.
The United States should keep arming and aiding the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) following the planned U.S. withdrawal from Syria, provided the group keeps up the pressure on Islamic State, a senior U.S. general told Reuters on Friday.
The US commander leading the fight against ISIS said Friday that he disagrees with President Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria — and cautioned that the terror group was far from defeated, according to a report. “It would not have been my military advice at that particular time … I would not have...
The new U.N. envoy tasked with forging peace in Syria hopes to convene a constitutional committee in Geneva "as soon as possible", he said on Friday, without giving a firm timeframe for the latest attempt to end the country's devastating war.
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