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Trump: Turkey will face ‘swift, strong, and severe’ sanctions if it doesn't protect religious minorities in Syria

President Trump said he warned Turkey it would face economic sanctions if it does not protect religious minorities in northern Syria while it conduct...

Trump: Turkey will face ‘swift, strong, and severe’ sanctions if it doesn't protect religious minorities in Syria

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Trump says he’ll impose sanctions on Turkey for Syria invasion President Trump on Monday said he would “soon” be issuing an executive order to impose sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria — which happened days a...
23:36, 2019-10-14

Trump slaps sanctions on Turkey as U.S. troops prepare to leave Syria U.S. President Donald Trump said he's issuing new sanctions against Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs....
00:16, 2019-10-15

Trump authorizes sanctions on Turkey as Syria conflict intensifies – live Mike Pence said Trump has asked Turkey to stop invasion into northern Syria and begin immediate ceasefireSign up to the US briefing and get a new per...
01:20, 2019-10-15

Trump prepares to impose sanctions on Turkey amid Syria offensive On Sunday, Trump said he was listening to Congress, where Republicans and Democrats are pushing aggressively for sanctions action....
03:20, 2019-10-14

Trump hits Turkey with sanctions over military operation against Kurds in Syria Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump on Monday announced he's hitting Turkey with sanctions over its military incursion into northeast Syria...
22:16, 2019-10-14

Trump calls for ceasefire in Turkey's Syria strikes, pledges sanctions US President Donald Trump has called for an immediate halt to Turkey's strikes against Kurds in Syria, after threatening sanctions against Turkish of...
01:40, 2019-10-15

Trump calls for ceasefire in Turkey's Syria strikes, imposes sanctions US President Donald Trump has called for an immediate halt to Turkey's strikes against Kurds in Syria as Washington slapped sanctions on Turkish offi...
07:56, 2019-10-15

U.S. troops weigh options for exits in Syria as Trump threatens sanctions on Turkey The Turks began attacks in Syria against the Kurds, longtime U.S. battlefield allies against IS, after President Donald Trump declared U.S. troops wo...
20:48, 2019-10-14

Donald Trump orders sanctions on Turkey and calls for ceasefire in Syria offensive The president is prepared to "destroy Turkey's economy if leaders continue down this destructive path"...
14:52, 2019-10-15

Indian religious minorities face increased violence under Modi — report The US State Department has said religious intolerance in India is growing under PM Modi's right-wing government. India said that a foreign governmen...
15:56, 2019-06-25

Trump only imposed sanctions on Turkey after advisers explained to him the obvious consequences of letting them invade Syria, report says AP Photo/Susan Walsh US President Donald Trump was told by advisers Monday that his decision to withdraw US forces from northern Syria could strength...
13:04, 2019-10-15

Turkey advances troops into Syria despite US sanctions Turkey shrugged off sanctions imposed by the Trump administration and pressed deeper into northern Syria on Tuesday setting up a possible clash with ...
16:00, 2019-10-15

Senators announce a bipartisan bill to impose 'severe sanctions' on Turkey and block military sales Associated Press Senators announced a bipartisan bill on Wednesday that would punish Turkey for its invasion of northern Syria. Bill sponsor Sen. Chr...
01:04, 2019-10-10

Lindsey Graham threatens 'sanctions from hell' and warns Turkey against crossing a 'red line' as it readies for attack in Syria BULENT KILIC / AFP) (Photo by BULENT KILIC/AFP via Getty Images Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's staunchest allies, is...
09:48, 2019-10-09

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib ISTANBUL (AP) — Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts thei...
08:52, 2019-06-01

Trump says he will soon impose sanctions on Turkey – live President tweets that he will sign an executive order in response to Ankara’s military incursion in northern SyriaSign up to the US briefing and get ...
23:04, 2019-10-14

In rebuke of Trump, U.S. senators propose sanctions on Turkey Sen. Chris Van Hollen, a Maryland Democrat, said he and co-sponsor Sen. Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, planned to introduce the legisl...
02:08, 2019-10-10

Sanctions against Turkey are ‘ready to go’ once Trump signs off, Mnuchin says Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said sanctions against Turkey for invading Syria are ready and he just needs President Trump to sign off ...
18:28, 2019-10-14

Trump says new sanctions on Turkey coming ‘soon’, halts trade negotiations U.S. President Donald Trump said he's issuing new sanctions against Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs....
23:20, 2019-10-14

Republicans urge sanctions on Turkey in split from Donald Trump Republicans in the US Congress today announced plans to impose sanctions against Turkey over its assault on Kurdish forces in Syria....
12:00, 2019-10-11

Trump grants new powers to impose tough sanctions on Turkey Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday that the administration was not slapping sanctions on Turkey at this time — but that the Trump administ...
23:04, 2019-10-11

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump moote...
00:32, 2019-06-13

Congress to launch sanctions on Turkey as Trump measures deemed ineffective Bipartisan bill would force Turkish president to halt military campaign amid reports of widespread human rights abusesThe US Congress will press ahea...
20:28, 2019-10-15

Trump asks Turkey for ceasefire and orders sanctions as violence escalates President freezes negotiations on $100bn trade dealTrump vows to ‘swiftly destroy Turkey’s economy’Donald Trump spoke directly to the Turkish preside...
03:52, 2019-10-15

Turkey's Erdogan: 'Trump assured no sanctions over Russia S-400 missile deal' President Tayyip Erdogan said the delivery of Russian missile defense system would begin in the first half of July. The US previously warned that Tur...
13:48, 2019-06-29

Trump announces steel tariffs and sanctions on Turkey in response to assault on Kurds President Trump is imposing tariffs on Turkey and announced a plan to authorize sanctions on Turkish government officials involved in the assault on ...
23:00, 2019-10-14

'We can shut down the Turkish economy if we need to': The Trump administration just threatened harsh new sanctions on Turkey Alex Wong/Getty Images The Trump administration on Friday doubled down on its threat to impose crippling economic sanctions on Turkey in response to ...
23:04, 2019-10-11

Donald Trump asks Turkey for ceasefire and orders sanctions as violence escalates President freezes negotiations on $100bn trade dealTrump vows to ‘swiftly destroy Turkey’s economy’Donald Trump spoke directly to the Turkish preside...
12:52, 2019-10-15

Trump, Syria and Turkey — Here’s a look at what’s happening Why has the U.S. pulled its troops and why is Turkey entering northern Syria? Here's a look at what's happening....
21:32, 2019-10-08

Trump on Turkey-Syria conflict: 'It's not our border' Donald Trump has said that Turkey's military campaign against Syrian Kurds is not Washington's problem. However, he has imposed economic sanctions ag...
22:32, 2019-10-16

Trump: US has no stake in Turkey’s fight in northern Syria By DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that Turkey’s attacks in Syria against Kurdish fig...
20:08, 2019-10-16

Trump threatens to ‘obliterate’ Turkey’s economy over Syria President Trump on Monday threatened to “obliterate” Turkey’s economy should the NATO ally do anything “off limits” in ...
19:08, 2019-10-07

Trump pledges to sanction Turkey over Syria offensive Donald Trump has announced sanctions against Turkish officials over Ankara's incursion against Syrian Kurds. On Twitter, the US president also said G...
23:32, 2019-10-14

Trump pledges to sanction Turkey over Syria incursion Donald Trump has announced sanctions against Turkish officials over Ankara's incursion against Syrian Kurds. He also criticized European allies for n...
00:20, 2019-10-15

Trump says U.S. doesn’t ‘endorse’ Turkey assault on Syria, is ‘bad idea’ “The United States does not endorse this attack and has made it clear to Turkey that this operation is a bad idea,” Trump said in a written statement...
00:44, 2019-10-12

Turkey rejects Trump’s demands to halt Syria attack Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday defiantly rejected President Trump’s demand he halt the invasion of Syria and declare a cease...
09:28, 2019-10-16

Trump thought Turkey was bluffing and would never actually invade Syria, report says REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump and senior officials had for the past two years assumed Turkey was bluffing and would never invade nort...
13:32, 2019-10-14

The reason Trump can’t solve Turkey’s Syria problem in a word: Refugees Many critics have assumed that if President Trump forcefully rebuffed Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria in the now-fa...
05:28, 2019-10-18

Trump's 'great for everybody' ceasefire deal in Syria gives Turkey everything it wants in exchange for virtually nothing Murat Kula/Turkish Presidency via Getty Images US officials who negotiated a ceasefire deal in Syria with Turkey caved in to nearly all its demands, ...
14:36, 2019-10-18

'It's got a big military': Trump worried Turkey would kill or capture US troops in Syria Turkey did not receive permission to attack key U.S. partners against the Islamic State in Syria, a senior administration official said while explain...
01:36, 2019-10-08

Trump has handed over Isis fight in Syria, Turkey says, as offensive looms Ankara says military will cross border ‘shortly’, and claims US president gave green light, contradicting US denialsThe Turkish government claimed th...
06:28, 2019-10-09

Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy and obliterate’ Turkey’s economy over Syria Trump insists that he was elected to wind down U.S. military operations overseas and the moves could always be reversed....
19:32, 2019-10-07

Trump blasts Turkey’s military operation against Kurdish fighters in Syria President Trump said Wednesday that the US “does not endorse” Turkey’s military attack against Kurdish fighters in Syria – adding that the White Hous...
20:24, 2019-10-09

Donald Trump has handed over Isis fight in Syria, Turkey says, as offensive looms Ankara says military will cross border ‘shortly’, and claims US president gave green light, contradicting US denials The Turkish government has claim...
13:04, 2019-10-09

Trump greenlights Turkey’s plan to move against US Kurdish allies in northern Syria BLINDSIDED, BETRAYED: President Trump, overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s immin...
13:48, 2019-10-07

Trump's rapid Syria withdrawal is making life near the border with Turkey even more dangerous Nazeer Al-Khatib / AFP via Getty Images Turkey and Syria have enjoyed periods of relative calm, but tensions have risen between the two countries and...
20:56, 2019-10-08

Trump Makes Sudden, Horrifying Decision to Let Turkey Invade Northern Syria Late on Sunday night, the Trump administration made a surprise announcement that it would pull back its remaining forces in Northern Syria and allow ...
16:13, 2019-10-07

Turkey launches military operation against the Kurds in Syria just days after Trump abandoned them Associated Press Turkey said it began a military operation against Kurdish forces in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, days after the Trump administra...
20:04, 2019-10-09

Pence, Pompeo in Turkey to push for Syria ceasefire after Trump dismisses crisis Trump suggested Wednesday that a Kurdish group was a greater terror threat than the Islamic State group....
14:28, 2019-10-17

Trump defends cease-fire in Syria after speaking with Turkey President Erdogan As fighting continued Friday near the Turkish-Syrian border, President Trump defended the temporary cease-fire deal the US cut with Turkey’s Presiden...
19:40, 2019-10-18

Pence will lead delegation to Turkey after Trump tells Erdoğan he wants 'immediate end' to invasion in Syria Vice President Mike Pence said that he would soon be leading a delegation to Turkey and that President Trump spoke with Turkish President Recep Tayyi...
01:48, 2019-10-15

Turkey's President Erdogan threw Trump's wild letter threatening him over Syria in the trash Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threw away a letter from President Donald Trump in which he warned his counterpart of the consequences of mil...
15:16, 2019-10-17

Trump reportedly offered to sell F-35 jets to Turkey in exchange for not attacking Kurdish forces in Syria REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump reportedly advised Turkey not to invade northeastern Syria and offered to resume sales of the US's fift...
05:00, 2019-10-10

Trump's abrupt decision to pull out of Syria was reportedly made 'instinctively' at the end of his call with Turkey's president REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Trump's decision to withdraw US forces from northern Syria was prompted by a Sunday phone call with President Recep ...
14:00, 2019-10-08

Turkey's President Erdogan snubbed a meeting with Pence and Pompeo over Syria, and said he will only deal directly with Trump Reuters A US delegation, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, went to Turkey on Wednesday to ask its president for...
14:52, 2019-10-16

Trump's latest tweets on Syria show he has absolutely no plan to help the Kurds as Turkey boasts about killing over 100 of them Tweets from President Donald Trump on Thursday showed he has no plan to help Kurdish fighters facing a Turkish military incursion in Syria. "I say hi...
17:00, 2019-10-10

Trump sends out conflicting signals on Syria, threatens to ‘totally destroy and obliterate’ Turkey’s economy Trump insists that he was elected to wind down U.S. military operations overseas and the moves could always be reversed....
23:04, 2019-10-07

Trump threatens to 'totally destroy and obliterate' Turkey's economy if it takes 'off-limits' actions in Syria Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump threatened to demolish and obliterate the Turkish economy on Monday if it engages in actions that are "...
19:08, 2019-10-07

Daily on Defense: Trump’s ‘unconventional’ argument, Graham, Van Hollen go ‘full bore’ on Turkey sanctions, Mattis’ roast riposte, McRaven calls for change at the top ‘AN AMAZING OUTCOME’: After Vice President Mike Pence announced he’d negotiated a five-day ceasefire to allow complete withdrawal of Kurdish-led Syri...
13:36, 2019-10-18

'Stain on America's honor': Trump gives Turkey green light to attack US-Kurdish allies in northern Syria Overruling his advisers and blindsiding the Pentagon, President Trump has abruptly reversed course and endorsed Turkey’s imminent offensive against U...
19:28, 2019-10-07

Trump massively undermined Mike Pence's mission to stop Turkey's invasion of Syria, saying publicly that it's none of his business Getty US Vice President Mike Pence is on his way to Turkey to urge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to stop his offensive on Kurdish fighters in northe...
12:24, 2019-10-17

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare ...
01:36, 2019-06-29

Kurdish forces in Syria fear Turkey will launch attacks rapidly to take advantage of 'confusion' caused by Trump's US troop withdrawal plan REUTERS/Murad Sezer Turkey wasted no time in moving troops to key points on its border with Syria Tuesday, in an apparent attempt to mitigate any u-t...
17:56, 2019-10-08

Donald Trump threatens Turkey with 'extremely decimated economy' over Syria Donald Trump has launched a harsh attack on Turkey, threatening to "totally destroy and obliterate" its economy if it takes a planned military strike...
23:44, 2019-10-07

Trump praised Erdogan for a ceasefire in Syria that Turkey says is 'not a ceasefire' President Donald Trump on Thursday praised Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for agreeing to a deal the US is characterizing as a ceasefire in S...
22:24, 2019-10-17

Turkish President Erdogan defies Donald Trump's call to halt Syria action saying 'we don't fear sanctions' President Erdogan today rejected Donald Trump's call to stop Turkey's military offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria as he shrugged off growing...
12:08, 2019-10-16

US threatens Turkey with sanctions over S-400 deal The US has urged Turkey to drop a Russian military hardware deal, saying it undermines their relationship. Turkey's president has refused to back dow...
03:12, 2019-06-27

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia f...
13:16, 2019-06-14

Should Turkey fear the long arm of US sanctions? Donald Trump has threatened to "totally destroy and obliterate" the Turkish economy, should Ankara overstep its campaign against Kurdish forces in no...
09:24, 2019-10-10

US calls for historic NATO sanctions on Turkey NATO powers might sanction Turkey over the assault on U.S. partners that has “resulted in the release of many dangerous ISIS detainees,” Defense Secr...
01:08, 2019-10-15

Strong To Severe Storms, Day Two Brace for round two Thursday! Another wave of storms will develop out west Thursday morning and track east later in the day. Our best chance for a fe...
09:16, 2019-05-30

US threatens to impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey The US has issued an ultimatum to Turkey: If the country buys the S-400 missile defense system from Russia, sanctions will be imposed. The dispute go...
23:52, 2019-05-24

US charges Turkey's Halkbank with violating Iran sanctions The US accused high-ranking government officials in both Iran and Turkey of participating in and protecting the scheme. It comes as NATO allies Washi...
02:00, 2019-10-16

Strong To Severe Storms Thursday We’re starting off another multiday wave of active weather with a bang Thursday. Strong to severe storms will fire up, mainly late this afterno...
11:56, 2019-05-02

Baku forum to push back against ‘rise of hate’ with strong call for cultural and religious tolerance, says UN official Just off a plane from Sri Lanka, Miguel Angel Moratinos, United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations (UNOAC), said on Wednes...
23:36, 2019-05-01

Esper: Turkey faces sanctions if it buys Russian system BRUSSELS (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is making it clear to Turkey that it will face economic sanctions if it goes ahead with the ...
16:36, 2019-06-26

Scattered Strong to Severe Storms Tonight The middle of Memorial Day Weekend will come with heat, humidity, and a chance for strong thunderstorms. Most of the day will be quiet with building ...
14:12, 2019-05-26

Donald Trump condemns Turkey's attack on Syria and says it's 'bad idea' Donald Trump has said the US "does not endorse" Turkey's assault on Syria and has called the operation "a bad idea"....
19:44, 2019-10-09

EU extends sanctions against Assad’s Syria regime for a year BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackd...
17:20, 2019-05-17

Turkey says it will protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country is determined to protect Turkish Cypriots’ rights to gas deposits...
14:44, 2019-06-07

US briefing: Turkey sanctions, John Bolton and Fort Worth shooting Tuesday’s top story: Trump changes tack and demands Turkish ceasefire in Syria. Plus, Edward Snowden on why we need encryption to safeguard our priva...
12:16, 2019-10-15

Turkey accepting shipment of Russian missile system could spark U.S. sanctions Washington has repeatedly said that the Russian system is incompatible with NATO systems and is a threat to the F-35....
15:28, 2019-07-12

Turkey facing US sanctions and expulsion from F-35 program after receiving Russian S-400 missiles The United States is poised to boot NATO ally Turkey out of the F-35 joint strike fighter program after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ignored repeat...
18:04, 2019-07-12

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally obliterate' Turkey's economy if it does anything 'off limits' in Syria Donald Trump has threatened to "totally obliterate" Turkey's economy if the country does anything he considers to be off limits in northern Syria....
19:16, 2019-10-07

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make ...
22:28, 2019-06-25

Turkey fines Facebook for failing to protect personal data ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says the country’s data protection agency has fined Facebook 1.650 million Turkish l...
17:08, 2019-05-10

Lindsey Graham says Congress will call for Turkey to be suspended from NATO and hit it with sanctions if it attacks Kurds Joshua Roberts/Reuters Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Monday said he expects bipartisan, veto-proof sanctions against Turkey if it attacks the Kur...
17:44, 2019-10-07

Cyprus slams Turkey's latest gas drilling bid as 'severe escalation' A warship-escorted Turkish drill ship is set to start searching for gas in waters off southern Cyprus. The Cypriot government criticized Turkey for "...
13:20, 2019-10-04

A day after Trump threatened Turkey with economic ruin, he says Turkey's president will visit the White House REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet at the White House next month...
18:28, 2019-10-08

U.S. and Turkey agree to ceasefire in northern Syria The deal is designed to allow Kurdish forces to withdraw from a designated safe zone on the northern border....
20:40, 2019-10-17

Over 100 dead as Turkey continues assault in Syria for a second day Turkish forces continued their military push in northern Syria for a second day as reports said more than 100 people have been killed in the fighting...
15:52, 2019-10-10

Autonomous killer drones set to be used by Turkey in Syria Turkey is to become the first nation to use drones able to find, track and kill people without human intervention, when it deploys them in Syria in a...
17:04, 2019-09-20

Opinion: Take Turkey's threats to invade Syria seriously A Turkish invasion of Syria appears to be imminent. But a new military offensive could have self-destructive consequences for Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ...
13:24, 2019-08-10

US warns Turkey of 'consequences' of Syria attack The US, Germany and other nations slammed Turkey's Syria incursion at the UN, but the Security Council failed to agree on a statement. Meanwhile, Tur...
22:36, 2019-10-10

100K flee as Turks hit Kurdish zones in Syria; White House threatens sanctions Turkey ramped up its air and artillery strikes against the Kurds in northeast Syria Friday — forcing 100,000 people to flee the battle, as the White ...
04:32, 2019-10-12

Turkey offensive in Syria forces Russia into a balancing act Russia has been pushing for the Damascus government to regain full control of Syria and for a political solution to the ongoing war there. But Turkey...
21:12, 2019-10-14

US troops in Syria come under fire as Turkey ramps up offensive Turkish artillery has landed near US troops stationed at an observation post in northern Syria. Turkey has continued to intensify its offensive, desp...
03:20, 2019-10-12

Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria President Erdoğan announces start of operation, as explosions reported near borderTurkey has launched a military operation in northern Syria, Preside...
15:52, 2019-10-09

EU offers measured reaction to Turkey's offensive in Syria EU foreign ministers have condemned Turkey's military intervention in northeastern Syria but stopped short of agreeing on a blocwide arms embargo....
15:36, 2019-10-14

Turkey’s invasion of Syria is causing a refugee crisis Turkey’s invasion of Syria has created a humanitarian crisis that has displaced hundreds of thousands of civilians as the United Nations is inv...
16:48, 2019-10-15

Russia and Turkey landgrab 'behind fresh Syria bombardment' Twelve healthcare centres destroyed in bombardment of Idlib provinceRenewed bombardment in north-west Syria that has displaced 200,000 people and des...
07:48, 2019-05-08

Fighting continues on Syria-Turkey border despite ceasefire Artillery fire and ground clashes reported in violation of US-brokered five-day truceFighting is continuing on the border between Syria and Turkey, a...
12:48, 2019-10-18

Turkey launches military offensive in northern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the offensive on the Syrian border is targeting Kurdish militants to dismantle a "terrorist corridor....
18:52, 2019-10-09

US troops begin withdrawal from Turkey’s border in Syria US troops on Monday began pulling out of positions along the border in northeast Syria ahead of an expected invasion by Turkey, according to US-allie...
13:20, 2019-10-07

U.S. troops start pullout from along Turkey’s border in Syria Kurdish-led forces said American troops began pulling back Monday from positions along the Syrian border ahead of an expected Turkish invasion....
12:00, 2019-10-07

Erdogan: Turkey launches offensive in northern Syria Turkey has launched a military offensive in northeastern Syria. President Erdogan said it was targeting Kurdish militant groups, as well as IS. The o...
16:32, 2019-10-09

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey advances against Kurds in Syria Turkish military advance against fighters in northern Syria, launching airstrikes and unleashing artillery shelling on Syrian towns, according to Tur...
11:40, 2019-10-10

Turkey to invade Northern Syria, says White House Press secretary Stephanie Grisham says U.S. troops “will not support or be involved in the operation” and “will no longer be in the immediate area.”...
06:04, 2019-10-07

Turkey unleashes offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkey has begun an assault on US-backed Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria that could cause intense fighting and a humanitarian disaster. The offen...
00:32, 2019-10-10

White House says Turkey will ‘soon’ invade Northern Syria The White House announced Sunday night that Turkey will soon invade Northern Syria while US troops remain on the sidelines. The development raises qu...
07:12, 2019-10-07

Divided UN fails to agree on Turkey's Syria offensive Western nations slammed Turkey's Syria incursion at the UN, but the Security Council failed to agree on a statement. Russia says it wants the "illega...
23:08, 2019-10-10

Airstrikes, shelling as Turkey and Kurds clash in Syria Kurdish forces respond to Turkish offensive in Syria, shelling a Turkish border town. Earlier Turkey launched airstrikes and unleashed artillery shel...
15:12, 2019-10-10

Storm Lorenzo UK: Ex-hurricane to bring strong winds and power outages as southwest hit with severe warning Remnants of Hurricane Lorenzo are today to bring strong winds and rain to the UK as the Met Office issued a severe weather warning for southwest....
04:32, 2019-10-04

Turkey has agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, but key questions remain unanswered The deal calls for a five-day pause in fighting between Turkish and Kurdish fighters and puts at least a temporary halt to the battle along the Syria...
02:32, 2019-10-18

The US shared intelligence with Turkey that may have helped it target the Kurds in Syria Pool Photo via AP The US provided Turkey with intelligence, including surveillance video and information from reconnaissance aircraft, that may have ...
23:16, 2019-10-10

Russia steps in as Turkey defies NATO allies in Syria Russia said it was working to prevent a conflict between advancing Turkish and Syrian government forces on Wednesday, as Turkey’s president defied gr...
12:40, 2019-10-16

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with r...
14:16, 2019-05-23

Protesters in Westminster call on Turkey to end military action in Syria Hundreds of protesters opposed to Turkey's military assault on Kurdish-held northeastern Syria descended on Westminster today....
19:12, 2019-10-13

Mike Pence: US and Turkey have agreed to a ceasefire in Syria – video US vice president Mike Pence on Thursday announced that the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, had agreed to a ceasefire in Syria, where Turkey...
23:16, 2019-10-17

Saudi ambassador accuses Turkey of causing chaos in Syria New envoy to UK also says Riyadh is losing confidence in Donald TrumpThe Turkish assault on north-east Syria is a disaster for the region and has den...
08:32, 2019-10-15

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Iblid, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladi...
23:44, 2019-08-27

Syria Kurds accuse Turkey of violating cease-fire Shelling and gunfire could be heard in and around Ras al-Ayn as smoke billowed from locations near the border with Turkey....
17:36, 2019-10-18

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation c...
19:12, 2019-08-07

Turkey says its military downed unidentified drone on Syria border The Turkish military claims to have shot down a drone on its border with Syria. It is not known who the drone belongs to....
20:44, 2019-09-29

Merkel urges halt to Turkey's military incursion in Syria German Chancellor Angela Merkel has called for an immediate halt to the fighting in Syria. Clashes between Turkey and Kurdish fighters allowed some 9...
22:20, 2019-10-13

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Sy...
00:24, 2019-08-14

Turkey’s Syria offensive could spark another catastrophe, warn humanitarians Airstrikes and a ground offensive by Turkey in northern Syria against Kurdish forces have left civilians dead and forced tens of thousands to flee, U...
18:16, 2019-10-11

Turkey mistakenly bombs US Special Forces in Syria attack The Turkish military shelled U.S. Special Forces during an operation that was an apparent mistake....
22:44, 2019-10-11

Pence, Pompeo meet Erdogan in Turkey over Syria offensive A US delegation led by Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an attempt to veer him away from his military o...
13:20, 2019-10-17

Turkey's invasion of Syria set to obliterate key US ally in fight against ISIS Turkey's incursion into Syria is designed to decimate a main U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS....
02:00, 2019-10-10

EU urges Turkey to end Syria military operation after ceasefire announcement EU leaders have offered a cautious response to the ceasefire in northeastern Syria. The bloc called for Ankara to withdraw its troops, saying the ass...
10:16, 2019-10-18

British Isis fighters in Syria 'may be freed if US allows Turkey invasion' Policy reversal by Trump raises fears captured militants could escape and return to the UKBritish Islamic State fighters held in north-east Syria cou...
00:04, 2019-10-08

Turkey launches military offensive against Kurds in northern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the offensive on the Syrian border is targeting Kurdish militants to dismantle a "terrorist corridor....
20:12, 2019-10-09

What does Turkey's military action in northern Syria mean? – video explainer Turkey has pressed ahead with its assault on US-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria, forcing thousands of civilians to flee airstrikes and shelli...
14:44, 2019-10-11

Turkey masses forces on border with Syria, leaving the US between 2 key partners Turkish forces massed along the Syrian border on Tuesday ahead of a long-expected invasion of Kurdish-held territories in the Syria's northern region...
21:40, 2019-10-08

Protesters rally outside White House against Turkey’s actions in Syria Trump has said he does not approve of Turkey's incursion, and his administration said the attack was causing "great harm" in relations between Washin...
02:00, 2019-10-13

Erdogan: Turkey to launch military operation in northeastern Syria Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the Turkish army will soon launch a military operation east of the Euphrates in Syria. The region is main...
12:40, 2019-10-05

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria’s Idlib UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria’s last rebel-hel...
20:32, 2019-06-18

Turkey invasion of Syria targets US ally in fight against ISIS Turkey's incursion into Syria aims to obliterate a main U.S. ally in the fight against ISIS....
23:08, 2019-10-09

Russia strikes deal with Turkey on Syria's Idlib, says Putin Leaders of Russia and Turkey agreed on steps to "normalize" the situation in Idlib, where Syrian troops are advancing with Russian air support, Vladi...
05:20, 2019-08-28

UN Security Council to meet after Turkey strikes against Kurds in Syria The UN Security Council will meet behind closed doors Thursday to address the Turkish military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria....
19:36, 2019-10-09

Turkey unleashes airstrikes against Kurds in north-east Syria Trump offers only mild criticism of Erdoğan offensive as civilians flee bombingWhat is happening in north-eastern Syria?Turkey has launched an offens...
22:28, 2019-10-09

Israel stuck in a new Middle East amid Turkey's Syria offensive Turkey's military offensive in northern Syria, facilitated by a withdrawal of US troops, is threatening to rebalance geopolitics in the region. The c...
22:32, 2019-10-15

Turkey, Kurds continue fighting in Syria despite US-brokered cease-fire Despite a five-day cease-fire the US brokered with Ankara, fighting continued Friday in the northeast Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn at the center ...
16:52, 2019-10-18

The US defense secretary gives US's strongest condemnation yet of Turkey's 'unacceptable incursion' in Syria Reuters Defense Secretary Mark Esper issued the US's strongest condemnation of Turkey's military assault on Kurdish forces in northeast Syria on Mond...
00:20, 2019-10-15

Syria war: executions condemned as violence continues ‘on both sides’ of border with Turkey Amid ongoing fighting in northern Syria and disturbing reports that extrajudicial killings have been streamed online, the United Nations and their pa...
18:08, 2019-10-15

Turkey vows to press ahead with attack on Kurdish-led forces in Syria Syrian Kurds seek Russia talks, and Donald Trump changes tone on US withdrawalTurkey has signalled its intent to press ahead with an attack on US-bac...
18:44, 2019-10-08

Turkey to advance into northeast Syria after strike against supply route in Iraq Turkey said Tuesday it was ready to advance into northeast Syria following an overnight strike against a supply route that linked Syrian Kurds with K...
18:44, 2019-10-08

Turkey willing to help Canada repatriate ISIS members held in Syria, official says A Turkish official told Global News his country was open to working with the RCMP to repatriate Canadian ISIS members....
15:44, 2019-05-21

Syria's Idlib to take center stage in Turkey, Russia, Iran talks The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran are to meet again to strike a deal over the last rebel-held enclave in Syria. DW provides an overview of the c...
16:00, 2019-09-15

Pence heads to Turkey as Erdogan rejects calls for ceasefire in Syria US Vice President Mike Pence is traveling to Turkey to persuade President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to halt his military offensive in northeastern Syria. ...
12:04, 2019-10-16

U.S. troops begin to pullout from northeast Syria as Turkey prepares operation U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said American troops began pulling back Monday from positions along the border in northeast Syria ahead of an expected...
13:40, 2019-10-07

Explosion heard near US military outpost as Turkey fires near Syria base Turkey's Defence Ministry has defended the attack saying it was responding to harassment fire...
00:40, 2019-10-12

Turkey says it carried out military strikes targeting Syria-Iraq border Turkey says it has finalized preparations for a military push into northeast Syria, after the United States began pulling back troops....
17:48, 2019-10-08

Pence, Pompeo lead US delegation pressing Turkey to end bloodshed in Syria A delegation headed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Turkey on Thursday to press President Recep Tayyip Erd...
15:20, 2019-10-17

Some fighting reported in Syria-Turkey border town despite ceasefire order Shelling and gunfire could be heard in and around Ras al-Ayn as smoke billowed from locations near the border with Turkey and the Turkish town of Cey...
13:48, 2019-10-18

US warns Turkey of red lines as Syria offensive death toll mounts Senior US official says invasion endangers allies in fight against terror as Turkish president hits back at critics of operationThe US has set down r...
02:28, 2019-10-11

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s nort...
23:24, 2019-06-06

Turkey Syria offensive: 100,000 flee homes as cross-border assault continues Turkish forces faced fierce resistance from Kurdish fighters on the third day of Ankara's offensive in northern Syria, as casualties mounted and the ...
23:40, 2019-10-11

Turkey and Kurdish forces continue fighting in Syria despite US-brokered cease-fire Despite a five-day cease-fire the US brokered with Ankara, fighting continued Friday in the northeast Syrian border town of Ras al-Ayn at the center ...
17:36, 2019-10-18

Female Kurdish politician among nine civilians killed by pro-Turkey forces in Syria, observers say Rebels shot at least nine civilians in execution-style killings in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory for Human RightsPro-Ankara fighters taking ...
07:00, 2019-10-13

Turkey defies calls for ceasefire in Syria as U.S., Russia launch diplomatic efforts The Turkish president said the only way the offensive would end was if Syrian Kurdish fighters leave a designated border area “by tonight.”...
16:20, 2019-10-16

Hundreds of ISIS followers escape in Syria amid fighting between Turkey, Kurds Hundreds of Islamic State followers escaped after storming the gates of a detention camp in northern Syria on Sunday after Turkish forces shelled the...
16:36, 2019-10-13

Turkey agrees to ceasefire in northern Syria, says US vice-president Mike Pence Turkey has agreed to a five-day ceasefire in northern Syria, US vice-president Mike Pence has said....
20:08, 2019-10-17

Turkey-Syria offensive: Kurds reach deal with Damascus to stave off assault Agreement to hand over border towns comes after more than 700 Isis affiliates escape campKurdish-led forces in control of north-east Syria have reach...
09:40, 2019-10-14

Kurdish forces mobilize in Syria amid worries Turkey will invade region Kurdish forces allied with the US issued a “general mobilization” call Wednesday in northeastern Syria amid worries of a “humanitarian catastrophe” f...
15:52, 2019-10-09

What life is like on the Syria-Turkey border, one of the world's most tense and dangerous fault lines AP After threatening military incursions into northeast Syria to keep Kurdish forces at bay, Turkey has negotiated a "safe zone" in northern Syria. ...
23:48, 2019-08-21

Vice President Mike Pence announces cease-fire agreement with Turkey in Syria Pool Photo via AP Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday announced the US had brokered a five-day cease-fire agreement with Turkey, after it launched ...
20:16, 2019-10-17

Turkey's threatened Syria strike puts US-backed forces fighting ISIS in jeopardy Turkey's threats to strike a Kurdish militia in Syria continued even as Pentagon officials met with their counterparts in Ankara in an attempt to ham...
02:52, 2019-08-08

Charity calls on Ottawa to rescue Canadian children caught in Turkey-Syria offensive The group says the children are innocent and have rights as Canadian citizens who should be repatriated....
21:40, 2019-10-10

Mike Pompeo will join Pence on trip to Turkey in attempt to broker Syria cease-fire Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be joining Vice President Mike Pence in Turkey as part of an effort to broker a cease-fire in Syria....
00:20, 2019-10-16

As casualties mount in Syria offensive, the move to sanction Turkey gains bipartisan steam in Congress ‘SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES’: Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney has emerged as one of the most vocal leaders of the growing bipartisan chorus in Congress ...
13:16, 2019-10-11

Yemen will face severe aid cuts without new funds soon, warns UN The United Nations is facing having to cut 22 aid programs in the impoverished country. Only half of pledged donations for 2019 have been delivered s...
07:12, 2019-08-22

Turkey set to invade northern Syria as US pulls out its forces to leave Kurdish allies behind, White House announces Turkey will soon invade northern Syria while the United States is to remove all of its forces from the area, the White House has said....
07:08, 2019-10-07

Teens behind racist promposal to face ‘severe consequences’: principal A Southern California high school student thought it would be a good idea to include a racial slur in his “promposal” this year — which w...
03:12, 2019-05-16

The Climate Crisis is Global, but These 6 Places Face the Most Severe Consequences Climate change is expected to affect every country in the world, but its impact will not be felt equally across all regions and some will be worse hi...
00:36, 2019-10-01

Turkey defiant in face of criticism over gas drilling off Cyprus Despite coming under fire from both the EU and the US, Turkey says it will press on with plans to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus. Arrest warrants h...
19:56, 2019-05-06

Turkey's plan to flood Europe with millions of refugees if it is condemned for attacking Syria is a real and dangerous threat, officials warn REUTERS/Stringer Turkish threats to send millions of Syrian refugees to Europe's doorstep if it is sanctioned or condemned for its military intervent...
14:08, 2019-10-11

5-year-old girl falls into fire pit, suffers severe burns to face and arms A 5-year-old girl was hospitalized over the weekend after she “accidentally tripped and fell” into a fire pit at her New Jersey home, acc...
15:24, 2019-05-13

Trump comes through on religious liberty yet again On Thursday, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights issued its “final conscience rule that protects individuals and heal...
19:28, 2019-05-03

Friday’s Daily Brief: Day of the Girl Child, mayors lead on climate emergency, Turkey Syria offensive, new statelessness pledges, extremism in social media Our top stories for Friday: Day of the Girl Child celebrated around the world; city mayors lead on climate fight; humanitarian alarm rising over Turk...
22:16, 2019-10-11

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UNICEF child health report, Peacekeeping operations end in Haiti, Syria-Turkey latest, Haitian migrants deported from Bahamas A recap of Tuesday’s stories: Millions of children undernourished and overweight says landmark report; Security Council marks transition after 15 yea...
22:20, 2019-10-15

Turkey Syria offensive: 'More than 60,000 flee homes' as heavy fighting continues Turkey has pressed on with its assault in northern Syria for a second day, reportedly causing around 60,000 people to flee their homes and putting ne...
23:20, 2019-10-10

Foreign Isis fighters in Syria 'should face war crimes tribunal' Politicians in Kurdish-led region call for international help to de-radicalise regionForeign Islamic State fighters held in overcrowded prisons and l...
06:24, 2019-10-02

Trump promotes religious freedom in UN speech President Trump on Monday decried religious intolerance during a speech at the United Nations in which he called for governments to not persecute peo...
19:52, 2019-09-23

Farrell leads strong England team to face Italy as Jones opts against playing it safe Billy Vunipola to start in fourth successive warm-up TestJones also names three players not in Rugby World Cup squadEngland have opted to start Billy...
10:28, 2019-09-04

Taylor Swift Can't Calm Down After This Music Face Off Fail With Jimmy Fallon Taylor Swift and Jimmy Fallon just got down to some sick beats. On Thursday night's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Fallon and Swift took on ...
14:24, 2019-10-04

Daily on Healthcare: Top Trump official looks to enshrine religious liberty Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
16:56, 2019-09-27

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday said insurers and medical workers who have faith-based objections to providing abortions, sterilization, or medi...
18:36, 2019-05-02

Trump to snub climate summit for religious freedom meeting at UN Exclusive: Senior UN official confirms White House booked a room so Trump can attend a gathering in same building as the summitDonald Trump is set to...
19:24, 2019-09-20

New York DA subpoenas Trump Organization over hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump from allegations of adultery Associated Press/Marcus Schreiber The president's family business, the Trump Organization, received a subpoena Thursday from the office of Manhattan...
11:04, 2019-08-02

Boris Johnson expresses 'grave concern' over Turkey's military action in Syria Boris Johnson has has expressed his "grave concern" over Turkey's military action in northern Syria, Downing Street has said....
23:48, 2019-10-12

Extreme abortion laws shine light on Trump's courting of religious right Evangelical backing for a thrice-married celebrity is not as odd as it seems: on abortion, the supreme court and more, the president keeps delivering...
15:44, 2019-05-13

Awkward exchanges as Trump meets religious persecution survivors – video Donald Trump has had some awkward exchanges with survivors of religious persecution during a meeting with them in the Oval Office on Wednesday. When ...
11:48, 2019-07-22

Trump prioritizes religious freedom talks over climate action at UN summit Trump said it was an “urgent moral duty” for world leaders to stop crimes against faith, release prisoners of conscience and repeal laws restricting ...
22:44, 2019-09-23

'It should be treated just like every other civil right': Top Trump health official looks to enshrine religious liberty The Trump administration official who enforces civil rights protections in healthcare sees his work on religious liberty as his biggest legacy for th...
21:16, 2019-09-26

Turkey's president claims 109 'terrorists killed' as tens of thousands flee heavy fighting in northern Syria Turkey's president has claimed there have been 109 "terrorists killed" as their incursion into Kurdish-held areas of northern Syria continues for a s...
15:00, 2019-10-10

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgendered Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration pro...
21:44, 2019-08-14

Trump administration rules health staff can refuse care for religious reasons New rule reinforces laws protecting ‘conscience rights’ACLU says religious liberty being used to harm communitiesDoctors, nurses and other health wor...
22:20, 2019-05-02

Daily on Healthcare: Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals Smart content. Deeper culture. Better access. Become a subscriber to the Washington Examiner magazine....
17:04, 2019-05-03

Trump’s Latest Proposal Would Allow Religious Contractors to Discriminate Against Everyone Who Isn’t a White Cisgender Christian In the continued push to become a theocracy in which all praises are due to the most high Vice President Mike Pence’s god, Trump’s administration pro...
01:20, 2019-08-15

TfL Tube delays: Commuters face travel chaos as severe delays hit three London Underground lines A signal failure at Bromley-By-Bow in east London has caused disruption across the Circle, Hammersmith and City, and District lines....
08:16, 2019-09-30

TfL Tube delays: Commuters face travel chaos as severe delays hit four London Underground lines A signal failure at Bromley-By-Bow in east London has caused disruption across the Circle, Hammersmith and City, and District lines....
08:56, 2019-09-30

Cue Shock and Awe: New Poll Reveals White Evangelicals Are the Most Islamophobic Religious Group, Love Trump Considering white Evangelicals use MAGA hats as bookmarks for their bibles, it should come as no surprise that a new poll has deemed them the most Is...
16:36, 2019-05-23

Trump sanctions supreme leader of Iran President Trump called reporters into the Oval Office to announce he was signing an executive order imposing new sanctions against Iran....
18:40, 2019-06-24

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executi...
19:00, 2019-06-24

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many...
20:16, 2019-06-24

20 Democratic state attorneys general sue to stop Trump religious discrimination protections for healthcare workers Democratic attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia sued the Trump administration Tuesday to overturn a rule that protects healthc...
23:12, 2019-05-21

Trump targets Iran’s leaders with new round of sanctions President Trump signed an executive order on Monday that would slap “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran. “We will continue to increase press...
18:40, 2019-06-24

Trump administration sanctions Iran’s foreign minister The US on Wednesday slapped financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign of pressur...
23:20, 2019-07-31

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​...
17:00, 2019-07-16

Iran cites new sanctions to spurn talks with Trump Iran is citing U.S. sanctions on a major petrochemical company to justify spurning new talks with President Trump....
22:56, 2019-06-08

CNN's Fareed Zakaria: 'Thousands' could die because of Trump's sanctions on Iran CNN host Fareed Zakaria warned President Trump on Monday night that "thousands" could potentially die due to the new sanctions his administration has...
07:28, 2019-06-25

Trump imposes sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has imposed sanctions on assets of the Venezuelan government, according to an executive order publishe...
05:24, 2019-08-06

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. ...
21:32, 2019-05-08

Trump says he refused to lift sanctions for meeting with Iran President Trump on Friday said he refused a request by Tehran to lift crippling sanctions in exchange for talks — sharply contradicting Iranian Presi...
17:56, 2019-09-27

Saudi oil attack: Trump says he has asked for more Iran sanctions Iranian president says US claims of Iran role is ‘slander’Donald Trump announced his first practical response to the attack on Saudi oil installation...
16:12, 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wedne...
01:36, 2019-06-20

Trump orders U.S. to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran Trump did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have blam...
15:08, 2019-09-18

Trump approves more sanctions on Russia in spy poisoning case The poisoning ignited a diplomatic confrontation in which hundreds of envoys were expelled by both Russia and Western nations....
19:00, 2019-08-02

Trump administration threatens additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep ...
21:36, 2019-05-08

Trump planning to impose new sanctions against Iran: report The Trump administration is planning on imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran within the coming week, Axios reported Sunday. It’s unclear wh...
03:24, 2019-05-06

Trump announces sweeping sanctions on Iran's metal industries On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump issued an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran’s...
21:36, 2019-05-08

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran targeting supreme leader US President Donald Trump signed off on a new round of "hard hitting" sanctions against Iran amid heightened tensions between the two countries. The ...
18:44, 2019-06-24

Dems accuse Trump of flouting Russia sanctions deadline The leaders of the House Foreign Affairs and Financial Services Committees are accusing the Trump administration of violating a law requiring a repor...
21:44, 2019-05-06

Trump and John Bolton clashed over Iran sanctions before ouster Former national security advisor John Bolton reportedly clashed with President Donald Trump about United States sanctions on Iran the day before his ...
06:36, 2019-09-15

Trump announces new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran – live President at the White House signs executive order that he says will hurt Iran’s economy – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get ...
18:52, 2019-06-24

Trump imposes new round of ‘hard-hitting’ sanctions on Iran Trump said the sanctions would have been imposed regardless of the incident over the drone....
18:44, 2019-06-24

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soo...
19:20, 2019-07-10

Trump declares Iran sanctions will be tightened to counter its 'bloodlust' President Trump pledged to continue tightening economic sanctions on Iran, citing a recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities as evidence of the ...
19:36, 2019-09-24

Trump slaps Iran’s national bank with ‘highest sanctions ever’ President Trump on Friday said he slapped economic sanctions on Iran’s national bank that go “right to the top” as he seeks ways to retaliate against...
19:20, 2019-09-20

Bill Maher: Liberals protect people, the PC Twitter mob only 'protect feelings' Bill Maher railed against the so-called Twitter mob in an interview published Monday, saying that millennial cancel culture silences those who don’t ...
07:40, 2019-10-01

Trump orders more sanctions on Iran after attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia President Trump said in a Tweet Wednesday that he will step up his​ “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran by adding even more sanctions aga...
15:33, 2019-09-18

Trump sanctions Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif President Trump is imposing sanctions on Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid deepening tensions with Tehran over the 2015 nuclear dea...
00:56, 2019-08-01

Trump Says He'll Relax Sanctions on Huawei as Part of Trade Talks With China Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, met during the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan and reached a “cease-fire” in the ongoing U.S...
21:52, 2019-06-29

Venezuelan ambassador to Japan says Trump sanctions froze his bank accounts TOKYO — The Venezuelan ambassador to Tokyo says his bank account has become inaccessible in Japan in what he said was apparently a consequence of Pre...
14:36, 2019-10-07

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for t...
18:32, 2019-06-22

Iran’s president says ‘idiotic’ new Trump sanctions closes door to diplomacy President Donald Trump enacted the new sanctions on Monday against the Supreme Leader and his associates....
13:28, 2019-06-25

Trump sanctions Iran’s national bank as he weighs military response options As he weighs his options, Trump is stressing restraint as he prepares to meet with military leaders....
18:08, 2019-09-20

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17:56, 2019-05-03

Trump signs executive order to impose sanctions on Venezuelan government’s assets Previous sanctions have targeted Venezuela's oil industry, the source of most of the country's export revenue....
04:24, 2019-08-06

Trump’s Iran plans offers mixed messages as deadline for sanctions approaches U.S. President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran is at a crossroads....
16:56, 2019-07-27

Bolton reportedly resigned after Trump raised possibility of relieving Iran sanctions Former national security adviser John Bolton resigned from his position this week after President Trump suggested relieving some sanctions on Iran, a...
19:32, 2019-09-14

Top lawmakers: Trump ignoring law that requires sanctions on Russia for chemical weapons poisoning President Trump is ignoring a legal requirement to punish Russia’s use of a chemical weapon to poison a former spy in the U.K., according to top lawm...
02:04, 2019-07-30

‘Bro-mance’ still going strong for Trump and Japan’s Abe A warm handshake and even warmer words at the start of Friday’s G20 meetings showed the “bro-mance” is still going strong between P...
03:36, 2019-06-28

US President Trump says countries have ‘absolute right’ to protect their borders The path to peace and a better world “begins at home,” United States President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, urging countries to look after their own...
20:56, 2019-09-24

Trump EPA says California must protect water better from homeless waste The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency escalated its feud with California on Thursday by accusing the state of failing to properl...
16:32, 2019-09-26

Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Trump administration sanctions Nicolas Maduro’s son as it increases pressure on relatives of top Venezuelan officials....
18:12, 2019-06-28

Iranian President Says White House Is ‘Afflicted by Mental Retardation’ as Trump Announces Sanctions The Trump presidency has definitely lowered the bar as far as expectations when it comes to our world leaders and the person sitting in our country’s...
18:36, 2019-06-25

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President...
01:56, 2019-06-28

Trump thanks Turkey for release of US scientist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is thanking Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (REH’-jehp TY’-ihp UR’-doh-wahn) for th...
19:32, 2019-05-30

A Strong Case Against a Pesticide Does Not Faze E.P.A. Under Trump For decades, scientists have warned of mounting evidence that exposure to chlorpyrifos may threaten children’s development....
21:04, 2019-04-11

President Trump Comes Face to Face With Ukrainian President Amid Scandal The two actually have a lot in common: They were both TV stars before they were elected president....
21:56, 2019-09-25

COMMENTARY: How a strong economy — and strong public sector — may give the Liberals an edge In a healthy economy that has a strong public sector, the incumbent Liberal government has an advantage, Charles Adler says....
15:24, 2019-10-07

Trump says he delayed China tariffs to protect Christmas shoppers President Trump on Tuesday said that this administration would hold off on 10% tariffs on some Chinese goods until after the Christmas shopping seaso...
18:56, 2019-08-13

Trump: Let Russia, China or ‘Napoleon Bonaparte’ protect Kurds President Trump on Monday continued to defend his decision to withdraw from northern Syria, tweeting that someone else could protect the Kurds, such ...
22:16, 2019-10-14

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks from espionage President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services t...
23:36, 2019-05-15

Dems accuse DOJ of trying to hobble Congress’ oversight to protect Trump The Justice Department is ignoring centuries of presidential investigations in an attempt to dramatically curtail Congress’ power to probe President ...
23:40, 2019-08-20

Trump Brain Status: Turkey, Roasted As more and more Republicans find the vestigial remains of what could at one time have passed for a spine to speak out against the White House’s surp...
18:24, 2019-10-07

Trump backs off proposed tax cuts, says U.S. already has a ‘strong economy’ "I'm not looking at a tax cut now,'' he told reporters at the White House. "We don't need it. We have a strong economy.''...
13:12, 2019-08-22

Trump: We’ve proven it’s possible to have strong economy and a clean environment President Trump touted his environmental record during a White House speech Monday — declaring that he’d proven it was possible to have both a strong...
04:36, 2019-07-09

Robertson too strong for Ding, Trump and Allen reach last eight "A strong start from Neil Robertson helped the Australian overcome Ding Junhui to reach the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals."...
17:00, 2019-09-11

The Latest: Trump says North Korea wants strong economy TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 3:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says he thinks North Kor...
08:44, 2019-05-27

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network do...
19:32, 2019-05-09

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: AG Barr is trying to 'destroy' the government, FBI to protect Trump ​​​​​​​MSNBC host Chris Matthews went on a tirade against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Russia-related investigations and claime...
02:24, 2019-05-15

Trump predicts the ‘Fake News’ media will protect Hunter Biden President Trump on Monday predicted that the “Fake News” media will protect Hunter Biden after the son of former Vice President Joe Biden...
19:32, 2019-10-14

Donald Trump signs deal imposing new sanctions on Iran and targeting country's supreme leader President Donald Trump has signed an order imposing fresh sanctions on Iran which target the country's supreme leader....
18:24, 2019-06-24

Abandoned markets and empty cinemas: 11 photos show how ordinary people are being hit by Trump's sanctions on Iran, which are ramping up again Masoud Soheili/Business Insider President Donald Trump's administration has since last November imposed waves of sanctions on Iran's economy, aimed ...
12:32, 2019-09-29

US officials are considering pulling nuclear weapons from Turkey, effectively severing the US-Turkey alliance Murad Cezer / REUTERS President Donald Trump has threatened NATO ally Turkey if it crosses a line in the northeast of Syria, where the US is pulling ...
18:00, 2019-10-14

'Are we so weak and so inept diplomatically that Turkey forced the hand of the United States of America? Turkey?!' Associated Press, George Frey/Getty Images Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has walked all over the US in the past few weeks, and President Don...
16:44, 2019-10-18

Democrats walk out of Trump meeting about Turkey conflict WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic congressional leaders say they walked out of a briefing with President Donald Trump on Turkey after hearing little but i...
02:40, 2019-10-17

House Democrats to condemn Turkey after Trump’s withdrawal House Democrats are drafting a resolution to condemn Turkey’s military for its brutal assault in Syria, which came after President Donald Trump’s dec...
01:00, 2019-10-12

Trump’s extraordinary letter to Turkey’s Erdogan: ‘Don’t be a tough guy’ President Donald Trump wrote Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan an extraordinary letter warning him not to be “a tough guy” or “...
02:40, 2019-10-17

Twitter lets 'Die Trump' trend in Turkey, then apologizes Twitter apologized on Monday after allowing a phrase that roughly translates to mean "Die Trump" briefly trend in Turkey....
01:28, 2019-10-09

Trump says his ‘rough love’ led to deal with Turkey’s Erdogan “You would have lost millions and millions of lives. They couldn’t get it without a little rough love, as I called it. I just put out, they needed a ...
22:24, 2019-10-17

AP-NORC Poll: Trump not boosted by strong American economy WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans give President Donald Trump mixed reviews for his economic stewardship despite the growth achieved during this presidency...
14:04, 2019-07-01

Strong support for Trump linked to willingness to persecute immigrants Surveys have found that people who identify strongly with Donald Trump are more likely to say they are willing to commit violence against immigrants...
18:12, 2019-09-02

Iraqi Christians facing deportation feel conned by Trump: 'You vowed to protect us' Trump administration wants to deport more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals, most of who are Chaldean – Iraqi Catholics who saw Trump as a ‘savior’ but now ...
08:48, 2019-07-17

Bitter Scarborough lashes out at Pompeo, accuses him of 'lying' to protect Donald Trump Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” got riled up on Friday accusing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of “willful ignorance” as Pompeo scoffe...
19:20, 2019-05-03

Republicans buckle to Trump on Syria The Republican rebellion against President Donald Trump was short-lived. Republicans unleashed perhaps their most aggressive outcry of the Trump era ...
01:56, 2019-10-16

Trump says U.S. has no stake in Syria because ‘we’re 7,000 miles away’ Condemnation of his stance was quick and severe, not only from Democrats but from Republicans who have been staunch Trump supporters on virtually all...
22:48, 2019-10-16

President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions....
18:48, 2019-06-24

Trump looks to go easy on Turkey, setting up a fight with congressional Republicans President Trump doesn’t want to punish Turkey further for purchasing advanced anti-aircraft weaponry from Russia, putting him on a collision course w...
02:04, 2019-07-30

Turkey's authoritarian leader is walking all over the United States thanks to Trump Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has walked all over the US in the past few weeks, and President Donald Trump let h...
00:08, 2019-10-18

The Latest: Trump seeks ‘solutions’ for Turkey-Russia deal OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 1:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says he and Turkish...
06:52, 2019-06-29

Trump called Turkey’s president to demand an end to Syrian invasion President Trump called Turkey’s president Monday to demand he halt the country’s incursion into Syria and enact an immediate ceasefire, Vice Pr...
04:24, 2019-10-15

Trump kicks Turkey out of F-35 program in historic NATO rupture President Trump is kicking Turkey out of the F-35 fighter jet program over the NATO ally’s insistence on purchasing Russian-made anti-aircraft defens...
21:28, 2019-07-17

Allies believe Trump gave 'green light' to Turkey despite US denials President Trump betrayed the Syrian Kurds by allowing Turkey to launch a destabilizing offensive against U.S. partners, according to diplomats and an...
20:56, 2019-10-14

Turkey's president pulled one over on Trump — and some of the US's most dangerous adversaries are the big winners Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump's eagerness to withdraw US troops from the Middle East, coupled with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erd...
22:16, 2019-10-15

Lindsey Graham: Trump’s vow to sanction Turkey 'a game changer’ Sen. Lindsey Graham signaled on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s partnering with Congress to stop Turkish aggression in Syria would be "a game ch...
02:24, 2019-10-14

Turkey ‘cannot forget’ letter from Trump about military offensive, Erdogan says Speaking to foreign journalists in Istanbul on Friday, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey would "do what's necessary" concerning the letter "when ...
17:20, 2019-10-18

'Strong economy through 2020': Trump and advisers insist no looming recession Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump’s chief trade advisers insi...
23:36, 2019-08-18

Finland's president praised for being 'ice-cold strong' in meeting with 'explosive' Trump Finnish President Sauli Niinisto looked uncomfortable at times during his meeting with Trump on Wednesday. But his demeanor during the meeting has ea...
16:40, 2019-10-03

Democrats voice ‘strong opposition’ to Trump’s plan to invite Putin to G-7 A quartet of top Democratic senators wrote to President Trump on Tuesday to voice “strong opposition” to his plan to invite Vladimir Putin to next ye...
22:24, 2019-08-27

Trump again cools on gun background checks citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his s...
00:52, 2019-08-21

'Strong economy through 2020': Trump advisers insist recession is not coming Peter Navarro and Larry Kudlow dispute market indicatorsTariffs are hurting China not US, trade aide insists Donald Trump’s chief trade advisers insi...
20:12, 2019-08-18

How Trump Got Punk'd Into Running From Syria, Explained Military leaders, politicians and the U.S. allies were shocked by Donald Trump’s decision to side with brutal dictators and turn his back on one of A...
19:36, 2019-10-08

House condemns Trump’s Syria withdrawal The House condemned President Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, which paved the way for Turkey’s military assault against...
21:00, 2019-10-16

Graham pleads with Trump on Syria: 'Change course while you still can' Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday claimed vindication for his harsh criticism of the White House’s foreign policy in Syria, urging President Donald Trump...
18:24, 2019-10-11

Trump's Syria withdrawal: Who stands to gain? While the US leaves a vacuum as it washes its hands of its Syrian Kurdish allies, the major players in Syria's Astana peace process —Iran, Russia, an...
23:28, 2019-10-08

SAS may be forced out of Syria after Trump announces US withdrawal Elite British troops will be left dangerously exposed without logistical support from US allies...
15:08, 2019-10-08

Lawmakers pressure Trump to reverse course on Syria House Dems subpoena Pentagon Ukraine docs — Committees approve $2.5 billion DoD reprogramming request...
16:12, 2019-10-08

Republicans drop their revolt against Trump on Syria The Republican rebellion against President Donald Trump was short-lived.Republicans unleashed perhaps their most aggressive outcry of the Trump era a...
03:28, 2019-10-16

Trump defends pulling US troops out of Syria President Trump on Monday defended his administration’s decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria, declaring that the US will figh...
16:56, 2019-10-07

Republicans unload on Trump for Syria shift when he needs them most Lawmakers from both parties denounced the decision to allow Turkey to fight U.S.-allied Kurds....
19:16, 2019-10-07

US Syria envoy: President Trump was 'misunderstood' Conflict Zone confronts Donald Trump's envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, on the president's decision to withdraw troops from the country. The move shock...
18:48, 2019-09-18

How women and minorities are claiming their right to rage Why do many think it acceptable for the white judge Brett Kavanaugh to lose his cool in public, but not the black tennis champion Serena Williams?Ang...
12:00, 2019-05-11

Minorities In Game Development Still Don't Have The Support They Need The New York Times profiled six minority game developers today on their experiences in the industry. Their anecdotes are both illuminating and depres...
22:08, 2019-10-16

Minorities Make Up Nearly a Third of New Oscar Voters Lady Gaga, Letitia Wright and Claire Foy are among the 842 people invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences....
00:20, 2019-07-02

US pregnancy deaths rising, especially among minorities: CDC Pregnancy-related deaths are rising in the United States and the main risk factor is being black, according to new reports that highlight racial disp...
20:40, 2019-05-08

Turkey may have used chemical weapons on the Kurdish civilians Trump left vulnerable Associated Press The United Nations is investigating the possible use of chemical weapons by Turkish and Turkish-backed forces in northeastern Syria,...
17:40, 2019-10-18

Trump threatens to ‘decimate’ Turkey’s economy if it injures US troops – video Donald Trump warned Turkey that there would be ‘big trouble’ if American troops in Syria are injured, as Turkish forces push into Kurdish lands acros...
14:40, 2019-10-08

Trump compared Turkey attacking the Kurds to 'two kids in a lot': 'You have to let them fight, and then you pull them apart' President Donald Trump held a rally in Dallas, Texas, the first since the House of Representatives voted in favor of a resolution condemning his deci...
08:44, 2019-10-18

Trump administration kicks Turkish pilots out after removing Turkey from the F-35 program The Trump administration is requiring the Turkish pilots and maintainers training on the F-35 fighter in the U.S. to leave now that Turkey has been k...
23:00, 2019-07-17

Trump vows to leave ‘strong intelligence’ in Afghanistan amid troop withdrawal President Trump has vowed to leave “strong intelligence” in Afghanistan as he oversees US troop withdrawal from the country after 19 years of a milit...
06:52, 2019-07-02

Donald Trump Namedrops “Big Strong Guy” Ryan Klesko During Mariano Rivera Ceremony Donald Trump’s speech this afternoon was relatively lucid. He stayed on topic, and he even used a series of facts to prove his point, which was that ...
23:48, 2019-09-16

Trump pushes for ‘strong background checks’ after 2 mass shootings claim 29 lives Trump suggested Monday that a background check bill could be paired with his long-sought effort to toughen the nation's immigration system. But he di...
16:08, 2019-08-05

Trump move to block Sondland 'strong evidence of obstruction', says Schiff – live House intelligence chair condemns Trump administration decision to prevent EU ambassador, a key witness, from testifying to CongressSign up for the U...
16:20, 2019-10-08

Strong, smart teen girls have had enough. No wonder men like Trump are rattled | Sasha Brown-Worsham Greta Thunberg and her cohorts are ready to change the world – and that scares a certain kind of manThe president of the United States openly mocked ...
15:28, 2019-10-01

Trump flips stance on gun background checks, citing ‘very strong’ laws in place His move echoes a similar backpedaling that occurred after the school shooting in Parkland, Florida last yearDonald Trump has again walked back his s...
01:24, 2019-08-21

GOP Sen. Ben Sasse calls whistleblower complaint 'troubling' and says Republicans should not rush to 'circle the wagons' and protect Trump REUTERS/Gary Cameron GOP Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska said Wednesday that Republicans should not dismiss the "troubling" nature of the whistleblower c...
07:48, 2019-09-26

Trump warns Turkish president: ‘Don’t be a tough guy’ over Syria President Trump warned his Turkish counterpart in a letter that the world would “look upon you forever as the devil” if he didn’t f...
23:12, 2019-10-16

Republicans and former US officials rip into Trump for abandoning the Kurds in Syria Reuters President Donald Trump received rare criticism from Republican and media allies over his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria and abando...
20:28, 2019-10-07

Trump warns Turkish president over Syria: ‘Don’t be a fool!’ President Trump warned his Turkish counterpart in a letter that the world would “look upon you forever as the devil” if he didn’t f...
00:56, 2019-10-17

Congress pressures Trump to back down on Syria 'betrayal' President Donald Trump changed the conversation from impeachment — at least for a day — with his move to abruptly withdraw U.S. forces from Syria. Bu...
00:08, 2019-10-08

President Trump shakes off GOP criticism of Syria pullout President Trump on Monday defended his decision to bring back US troops from Syria, saying that America had been there long enough and that the task ...
00:28, 2019-10-08

Top Republicans rip Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria A handful of top Republicans — including former US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley — on Monday criticized President Trump’s decision to remove US tr...
19:08, 2019-10-07

McMaster says Trump's Syria move will sow more regional chaos “What we have in the Middle East right now is the potential for four simultaneous crises,” McMaster said....
22:12, 2019-10-10

Republicans Are Actually Furious Over Trump Abandoning Kurds in Syria After Trump announced the U.S. would endorse Turkey's military action in Syria, his closest Republican allies were furious....
18:56, 2019-10-07

Trump says Kurds are ‘no angels’ and fighting in Syria is ‘not our problem’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria, saying the Kurds, who fought alongside US troops against the Isl...
18:36, 2019-10-16

The Guardian view on Trump and Syria: damage has been done | Editorial The ditching of Kurdish-led forces threatens to destabilise the region further. It is just the latest proof of the dangers of this president’s foreig...
21:56, 2019-10-08

GOP senator defends Trump on Syria: ‘I’m not sure the president had a lot of choices’ Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) on Sunday sought to defend President Donald Trump’s decision to allow the Turkish invasion of northern Syria that has resu...
18:00, 2019-10-13

Trump claims Europe willing to take responsibility for IS prisoners in Syria Shelling and gunfire could be heard in and around Ras al-Ayn as smoke billowed from locations near the border with Turkey and the Turkish town of Cey...
20:12, 2019-10-18

Ethnic minorities produce less pollution but are exposed to more Black and Hispanic people in the US are, on average, exposed to more dirty air than white people, despite generally producing less pollution...
21:04, 2019-04-11

'It's utterly pathetic': Democratic lawmakers are flabbergasted by Trump's 'tough guy' letter to Turkey Getty Images President Donald Trump's letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan caught the attention of Democratic lawmakers, who quickly comp...
02:08, 2019-10-17

Trump says he doesn't want any ISIS prisoners to escape during Turkey's offensive, but a new video is said to show just that Stringer / REUTERS A video released by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) reportedly shows prisoners escaping in the aftermath of an attack near Qami...
23:04, 2019-10-11

NBC reporter: Kurds believe Trump 'gave the green light' for Turkey to commit genocide NBC News reporter Richard Engel warned that Turkey is planning a long-term genocidal campaign against the Kurds, who believe President Trump gave the...
18:44, 2019-10-12

MSNBC panel rips Trump for attacking Bette Midler: He hates 'strong women' A panel on MSNBC slammed President Trump for his late-night Twitter attack against Bette Midler, calling the tweet "an embarrassment" amid his trip t...
02:36, 2019-06-06

Attacks in Persian Gulf will evoke ‘very strong response’, Trump adviser warns Iran John Bolton’s comments are the latest amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran that have been playing out in the Middle East....
01:32, 2019-05-30

White House hopeful vows to overturn Trump ban on transgender troops as he promises to protect LGBTQ rights Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke has unveiled a plan to improve gay rights in the United States and overturn the Trump administration's ...
22:36, 2019-06-12

Trump’s Justice Department Tells the US Supreme Court Civil Rights Laws Don’t Protect Transgender Workers Apparently, as far as the Trump administration is concerned, employers have every right to fire transgender people....
05:28, 2019-08-17

Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump OTISVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Cohen arrives at US prison to serve 3-year sentence for tax crime, lies and payoffs to protect Trump....
18:24, 2019-05-06

Facebook's decision to promote Trump's lies shows how it's programmed to protect the powerful | Julia Carrie Wong At a time when companies are forced to pick sides, Zuckerberg’s refusal is a choice in itselfIt can be hard to remember from this side of a successfu...
19:20, 2019-10-11

Break-In at Trump’s Golf Course, and Taylor Swift’s Mansion A New Jersey man is accused of going on a spree in two states, including doing doughnuts in his car on the Bedminster, N.J., course and sneaking into...
02:40, 2019-09-11

Taylor Swift: Trump thinks his presidency is an autocracy Exclusive: songwriter discusses her political awakening in a Guardian interviewTaylor Swift has spoken of her disillusionment with American values in...
16:48, 2019-08-23

Taylor Swift hits out at Trump over LGBT rights Pop star Taylor Swift hit out at Donald Trump as she urged people to support a law to protect LGBT people in America....
10:52, 2019-06-01

'Disaster in the making': Graham torches Trump's Syria policy The president defended the decision to allow Turkey to fight U.S.-allied Kurds, tweeting that "WE WILL FIGHT WHERE IT IS TO OUR BENEFIT.”...
15:24, 2019-10-07

Trump defends his Syria move, says Kurds ‘didn’t help us with Normandy’ President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of northeast Syria, saying he was tired of “forever wars” and of having to m...
00:28, 2019-10-10

Trump defends Syria decision by saying Kurds 'didn't help us with Normandy' President says he learned Kurds didn’t help from a ‘powerful article’ as Turkey launches offensive into north-eastern SyriaDonald Trump defended his ...
14:00, 2019-10-10

Democrats walked out of Syria meeting after Trump had 'meltdown', Pelosi says President launches Twitter tirade after Democratic leaders exited meeting they say devolved into insultsDonald Trump’s clash with Democratic lawmaker...
03:12, 2019-10-17

Susan Rice slams Trump's troop withdrawal from Syria Former Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice sounded off on President Trump's decision to withdraw troops from Syria, calling the announcement "...
08:24, 2019-10-08

Trump's Decision to Abandon the Kurds in Syria Has Led to a “Total Shitstorm” In Syria, by seeking sanctions against Turkey, Trump is once again seeking a complicated, costly solution to a problem of his own creation....
22:36, 2019-10-14

Sen. Van Hollen torches Trump’s Syria response: ‘For God's sakes, what are they waiting for?’ Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) admonished President Donald Trump for failing to punish Turkey for its invasion of northern Syria, asserting Sunday tha...
17:32, 2019-10-13

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian...
22:00, 2019-05-04

Trump says US hasn’t ‘abandoned’ Kurds despite pulling troops out of Syria President Trump on Tuesday defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey and said the US has not “abandoned” its Kurdish allies — a day after ...
18:28, 2019-10-08

The Guardian view on Syria and Trump: a disaster, still being made | Editorial The US president was warned about the consequences of betraying the Kurds. Now he can see them, and he still doesn’t care“Total disaster,” wrote the ...
21:28, 2019-10-13

Trump insists he is not abandoning Kurds after GOP backlash against Syria withdrawal President Trump insisted he was not abandoning Kurdish-led forces as he defended Washington’s relationship with Turkey in the face of an angry backla...
17:56, 2019-10-08

'Disaster in the making': Congress comes together in opposition to Trump’s Syria withdrawal Congress is uniting in opposition to President Trump’s decision for the United States to stand aside and allow Turkey to attack America’s Kurdish all...
18:32, 2019-10-08

Conservative veterans will fan out in Washington to defend Trump Syria strategy A group of conservative veterans is preparing to visit Washington to laud President Trump’s withdrawal of troops from northern Syria and to urge Repu...
17:28, 2019-10-18

Trump to withdraw 1,000 troops from Northern Syria as fighting heats up WASHINGTON – President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of remaining US forces in northern Syria to get them out of harm’s way of Turkey’s expanding ...
17:40, 2019-10-13

Trump is applauding Russia's victory in Syria after handing it to them on a platter Associated Press/Evan Vucci President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw US forces from northeast Syria has pushed formerly US-allied Kurdish forces...
23:40, 2019-10-14

'Disaster in the making:' Congress comes together in opposition to Trump’s Syria withdrawal Congress is uniting in opposition to President Trump’s decision for the United States to stand aside and allow Turkey to attack America’s Kurdish all...
17:56, 2019-10-08

Trump defends pulling troops from northern Syria, says he is an ‘island of one’ Trump remained steadfast and defended a move that drew widespread bipartisan criticism that he has endangered stability in the Middle East and risked...
14:56, 2019-10-13

Pelosi and Schumer bolt from Syria meeting with Trump after ‘meltdown’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Chuck Schumer stormed out of a White House sitdown on Syria with President Trump Wednesday after he called Pelosi “a th...
23:12, 2019-10-16

'Disaster in the making': Republicans torch Trump's Syria policy Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio and Nikki Haley denounced the decision to allow Turkey to fight U.S.-allied Kurds....
17:08, 2019-10-07

Erdogan says he won’t meet with Trump to reach Syria cease-fire Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday he will ignore the delegation sent by President Trump to try to reach a cease-fire in Syria but wi...
17:04, 2019-10-16

US briefing: Syria withdrawal, Trump impeachment and Ginger Baker Monday’s top story: US to allow Turkish offensive in northern Syria, abandoning longtime Kurdish allies. Plus, what is the point of a Nobel prize?Sub...
12:52, 2019-10-07

Trump's Syria retreat is a massive break from post-9/11 Republicanism Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Donald Trump's Syria retreat marks a stark break from the interventionist philosophy that's typified GOP fore...
23:12, 2019-10-08

Rand Paul claims win over 'war caucus,' defends Trump on Syria Rand Paul is declaring victory over the “war caucus” after President Donald Trump decided to shift troops out of northeastern Syria. The Kentucky Rep...
22:00, 2019-10-08

Trump envoy: ISIS ‘quite active’ in Assad-controlled Syria Islamic State terrorists are “quite active” in the Syrian territory beyond the reach of the U.S.-led coalition that dismantled the self-proclaimed ca...
06:20, 2019-05-23

Trump has delivered what Russia wants in Syria — at zero cost — and 'Putin likely can't believe his luck' Pavel Golovkin/Pool via REUTERS "Putin likely can't believe his luck" at Trump's withdrawal of US troops from the Kurdish region on the border of Syr...
13:32, 2019-10-14

British forces may be forced out of Syria after Trump announces US withdrawal Elite British troops will be left dangerously exposed without logistical support from US allies...
14:00, 2019-10-08

Retiring GOP Rep. John Shimkus won't support Trump after Syria pullout Retiring Republican Rep. John Shimkus is ending his support for President Donald Trump after this week‘s withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Syria-Tur...
21:08, 2019-10-10

US briefing: Syria conflict, Trump shooting video and #MeToo at two Monday’s top story: Syrian and Turkish forces on a collision course in Kurdish territory. Plus, the nepotism and partisanship crisis in the US civil ...
12:28, 2019-10-14

'Unfortunate': McMaster criticizes Trump's Syria troop withdrawal Former national security adviser H.R. McMaster criticized President Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from northeastern Syria, saying the depl...
01:52, 2019-10-11

Trump claims Kurds are 'much safer' as US troops leave Syria President’s assertion undercuts US mission to Turkey aimed at urging Erdoğan to halt offensiveDonald Trump has hailed his decision to withdraw US tro...
19:36, 2019-10-16

US delegation seeks Syria ceasefire after Trump undercuts mission Mike Pence heads to Ankara as US president contradicts official assessment on Turkish offensiveA senior US delegation faces the mammoth task of press...
11:44, 2019-10-17

James Mattis says Trump's troop pullout has led to 'disarray' in Syria Ex-defense secretary calls resurgence of Isis ‘a given’Withdrawal will ‘have an impact’ on Kurds’ ability to fight IsisThe former defense secretary J...
23:08, 2019-10-12

Saudi oil attack: Donald Trump announces new 'substantial' new sanctions on Iran Donald Trump says he has ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran following an attack on Saudi Arabian oil sites....
10:01, 2019-09-19

Indian celebrities protest attacks on dissent, minorities Dozens of Indian celebrities have asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene and stop rising incidents of attacks on minorities, misuse of relig...
14:12, 2019-07-24

Census: White births outnumber minorities by just 2,943 of 4 million The births of white babies outnumbered those of minorities by a hair, according to new U.S. Census Bureau data that also showed that the most common ...
22:24, 2019-07-31

Nepal’s sexual minorities say progress in rights has stalled KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal seized the lead in equal rights for sexual minorities in South Asia four years ago with a new constitution that forbids all ...
21:32, 2019-09-18

Minorities in the US breathe in more air pollution caused by white people Black and Hispanic people are disproportionately exposed to air pollution produced by white people, a study analyzing personal consumption has foundB...
08:56, 2019-06-09

The Cannabis Debate: Ethnic minorities twice as likely to be arrested for possession The disproportionate impact on black communities of the war on drugs is not just an American phenomenon — an Evening Standard investigation reveals t...
12:32, 2019-07-04

NATO ally Turkey asked Trump for 'military support' in attack on Kurdish partners Turkey requested American military support in a controversial offensive against the Syrian Kurdish militias that provided crucial aid to the U.S.-led...
04:28, 2019-10-11

Trump's Turkey deal hands power to Ankara and leaves Syrian Kurds for dead Trump hails ceasefire and ‘safe zone’ on Turkey-Syria border as ‘great day for civilisation’ but few believe itThe deal agreed between the US and Tur...
17:12, 2019-10-18

In letter to Barr, White House lawyer objected to ‘political’ Mueller report, says Trump to protect executive privilege WASHINGTON (AP) — In letter to Barr, White House lawyer objected to ‘political’ Mueller report, says Trump to protect executive privilege...
19:40, 2019-05-02

Trump and Syria: the worst week for US foreign policy since the Iraq invasion? A close ally is abandoned, and Isis is regrouping. The speed of the unravelling is breathtakingIn the week since Donald Trump’s fateful phone convers...
18:16, 2019-10-14

Kurds found out about Trump withdrawal of US troops in northern Syria from Twitter The United States' Kurdish allies learned of President Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops from northern Syria on Twitter....
01:08, 2019-10-13

Schumer wants Senate vote to reject Trump’s Syria troop withdrawal Sen. Charles Schumer said Sunday he’ll demand a vote this week to oppose President Trump’s troop withdrawal from Syria. Schumer said the president’s ...
21:20, 2019-10-13

Opinion: Donald Trump's tricky Syria 'gift' to Vladimir Putin Critics have slammed the withdrawal of US troops from Syria as a "gift to Russia." But a closer look Moscow's allies in the region shows that "gift" ...
21:36, 2019-10-15

Democratic debate: candidates attack Trump over Syria withdrawal – live Twelve Democrats including Biden, Warren and Sanders face off in largest presidential primary debate in US historyFull story: Democrats to face off i...
03:24, 2019-10-16

2020 Democrats slam Trump on Syria and Kurds but struggle to come up with alternative All 12 candidates onstage at Tuesday night's Democratic debate agreed that President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northern Syria was...
15:00, 2019-10-16

Senate Republicans reject effort to condemn Trump's Syria withdrawal Senate Republicans on Thursday rejected an effort to condemn the Trump administration's decision to pull troops out of Syria, despite the House's ove...
20:32, 2019-10-17

Trump is right to take troops out of Syria. Now they must leave Iraq and Afghanistan | Simon Jenkins The president’s motive for abandoning the Kurds is unclear, but the continued US presence in foreign wars is a disasterDonald Trump is right to extri...
17:24, 2019-10-14

In just one week, Trump's Syria retreat has caused the nightmare scenario everyone warned him about Reuters President Donald Trump was warned that if he withdrew US troops from northern Syria it could have catastrophic consequences. Less than a week...
23:52, 2019-10-15

Trump tells Erdogan in letter: ‘Don’t be a fool’ about Turkish offensive in Syria "I have worked hard to solve some of your problems. Don't let the world down. You can make a great deal," said Trump in the letter....
15:56, 2019-10-17

Pelosi: Trump had 'meltdown' during White House meeting on Syria – live Speaker and Chuck Schumer say Trump ‘insulting’ and disrespectful after House voted overwhelmingly to condemn troop withdrawalSign up to the US brief...
22:52, 2019-10-16

'Disaster in the making': Fellow Republicans torch Trump's Syria policy Lindsey Graham, Marco Rubio and Nikki Haley denounced the decision to allow Turkey to fight U.S.-allied Kurds....
16:04, 2019-10-07

Trump left isolated as Republican allies revolt over US withdrawal from Syria Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham lead condemnation of foreign policy move that could prove ‘disaster in the making’Donald Trump was dangerously iso...
02:48, 2019-10-08