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Did Trump really threaten Turkey?

US. President Donald Trump took to Twitter earlier this week to negotiate with Turkey in his own crude way. The United States “will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds,” Trump tweeted

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New tensions between Ankara and Washington as Trump issues economic threats against Turkey

Amid all the ambiguities regarding the announced US withdrawal from Syria, the provisioned move has already started to affect US-Turkey ties. Washington’s frequent warnings to Ankara about the Syrian Kurds, have sparked strong reaction among the Turkish officials.

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Russian military police in Syria begin patrols near Turkish border

Russian military police have started patrolling the surroundings of the northern Syrian city of Manbij in the Aleppo governorate, near the border with Syria, spokesman Yusup Mamatov told reporters.

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Kurds plea for Assad help to stop threat of Turkish attack

Kurdish Syrian forces yesterday asked the Assad government for protection against a Turkish attack on a flashpoint town.

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Feeling betrayed by the US, Kurdish groups hand over a strategic city to the Syrian army

Shortly after US President Donald Trump’s decision to pull American forces out of Syria, the Syrian Kurds, feeling betrayed by Washington, turn to Damascus to secure them in face any potential Turkish invasion. In this vein, the Kurdish armed group YPG handed over Manbij city to the Syrian army.

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High-level contacts indicate to an upcoming Syria – Arab world rapprochement

As the Syrian government has managed to retake most of Syria’s territory from the rebel and terrorist groups, Arab states are reconsidering their strategies toward Damascus, taking steps toward normalizing ties. After the Sudanese president’s visit to Damascus, Egypt shows signs of willingness to initiate a rapprochement with Syria.

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Syria, Iran discuss formation of Syrian constitutional committee

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday met with a visiting Iranian official over the formation of the Syrian constitutional committee, said the presidential media office, Trend reports citing Xinhua.

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U.S. without a strategy left to choose between the Kurds or Turkey

“East of Euphrates” has become the newest term in the rough and tumble between Turkey and the United States.

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‘Let’s Pull the Plug on Astana’: US Sets Deadline on Syrian Committee Summoning

The United States believes that the Syrian settlement talks in the Astana format can be discontinued if the participants fail to summon the Syrian constitutional committee by December 14, US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey said during a press briefing.

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Syrian source says U.S.-led coalition fired at Syrian positions in east: SANA

A Syrian military source said on Sunday night that the U.S-led coalition fighting Islamic State had fired missiles at Syrian government positions south of al-Sukhana, a town in eastern Syria, the state news agency SANA reported.

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Syrian refugee, stranded in KL airport for months lands as permanent resident in Canada

A Syrian man who spent nearly 10 months stranded in a Malaysian airport arrived in Canada this week, ending a months-long ordeal that highlighted asylum seekers’ often bizarre quest for refuge.

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Russian FM says US has preconceived position on Aleppo chemical attack

Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov said the United States did not respond to the chemical attack that targeted the Syrian town of Aleppo on Saturday because Washington usually adopts preconceived positions in such cases.

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Russia: 1,261 Syrian refugees returned home

Some 1,261 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country over the last 24 hours, Russia’s Centre for Refugee Reception, Distribution and Settlement reported yesterday.

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Iran clarifies positions on Syria’s reconstruction, Idlib issue

As the war in Syria is entering its final stages with the Syrian government retaking more and more territories from the rebel and terrorist groups, the issue of reconstructing the war-torn country gains more significance. Like many other actors involved, Iran is in the process of defining its role in Syria’s reconstruction.

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US to consolidate positions in southern Syria while all eyes are on the situation in the north

As the Syrian army is preparing for the decisive war against the terrorists in Idlib, the United States is trying to consolidate its positions elsewhere in Syria by deepening ties with the armed rebel groups. Meanwhile, Russia expresses concern over the latest move by the terrorist groups in the war-torn Arab country.

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Syrian state YouTube channels ‘terminated’ amid fears of looming false flag chem attack

A number of Syrian state and media-linked YouTube accounts have gone dark, as the battle for Idlib looms, amid Russia’s warnings of an imminent false-flag chemical attack and Western preparations for retaliatory strikes.

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