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Kurdish civilians showed they were crushed by the betrayal of US president Donald Trump's withdrawal of American forces from Syria ahead of Turkey's invasion.
Vice President Mike Pence trumpeted the deal as a "cease-fire," but Turkey disputed that characterization.
The Senate minority leader said the president berated the House speaker when she met with him to discuss his actions on Turkey.
The events in Syria could well influence the power dynamics of the Middle East for years to come.
The president also said some U.S. forces would remain in Syria, marking a reversal of his call for withdrawal from the region.
This summer, three things happened that forced me to finally face our grave reality.
A US military official said the situation across northeastern Syria was "deteriorating rapidly."
The president, on the same day Turkey moved forward on them in Syria, defended his decision to pull support for Kurdish fighters allied with the U.S.
Warplanes are reportedly bombing civilian areas as Turkey says its ground forces have crossed the border.
The administration is letting Turkey move into northern Syria to wipe out the Kurds, who have long fought Islamic State terrorism alongside the US.
Trump’s Syria pullout endangers the Kurds, Arabs and Christians who’ve fought ISIS — but they’ve got more on their minds than U.S. policy.
A mix of public accusations and victimhood helps draw attention away from the central question: Where is Jamal Khashoggi?
The Turkish capital Ankara has banned the public showing of films and exhibitions related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
It wasn't just air traffic that was bought to a standstill.
Athens: A powerful earthquake has shaken the Greek resort island of Kos, killing two tourists, injuring more than 120 and
This dog is a fur-tuoso. Watch the pooch wander on stage to join the Vienna Chamber Orchestra in Turkey recently with a rousing