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Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey, says cease-fire permanent

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AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the NATO ally agreed to permanently...

‘America is running away’: Syrian withdrawal turns chaotic

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SARAH EL DEEB and LEE KEATH Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — The crowd hurled potatoes that thudded on the sides of the hulking U.S. armored...

Pence announces Turkey has agreed to cease-fire in Syria

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ZEKE MILLER Associated Press ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence announced Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey had agreed to a five-day cease-fire...

Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift

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JOSEPH KRAUSS and ANDREA ROSA Associated Press BARDARASH, Iraq (AP) — Humanitarian groups in northeastern Syria are scrambling to provide aid to hundreds of thousands...

Trump dismisses US stakes in Syria: “We’re 7,000 miles away”

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ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Washing his hands of America's presence in Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has...

US pulls troops in north Syria, threatens Turkey sanctions

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ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing...

Esper says Trump orders US troops to leave northern Syria

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ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from...

Islamic State supporters escape in Syria as US pulls back

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LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Hundreds of Islamic State supporters escaped from a holding camp in northern Syria on...

Turkish offensive sparks yet another Syrian exodus

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ZEINA KARAM and JOSEPH KRAUSS Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — Syrians are fleeing by the tens of thousands yet again, a recurring nightmare of hastily...

Turkey launches offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria

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LEFTERIS PITARAKIS and SARAH EL DEEB Associated Press AKCAKALE, Turkey (AP) — Turkey launched airstrikes and fired artillery aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters in northern...