Syria

Trump Sends Emergency Delegation to Turkey Amid Bloody Offensive in Syria

Declares national emergency in Syria

Turkish soldiers and Turkey-backed Syrian fighters gather on the northern outskirts of the Syrian city of Manbij near the Turkish borderA delegation of senior Trump administration officials will depart for Turkey "as soon as possible" to negotiate a ceasefire following Ankara's bloody offensive into Syria that killed civilians and helped to reinvigorate the ISIS terror group, according to senior administration officials.

ABC News Airs Phony Syria Footage

Network removes segment⁠—including footage from American gun range⁠—after request for comment

ABC News aired footage claiming to show a Turkish attack on a Syrian border town that was actually from a 2017 video of an American shooting range.

Trump Infuriates Top Republican Allies with Syria Withdrawal

Decision to pull out U.S. forces, permit Turkish aggression, draws GOP dissent

A picture taken in Akcakale at the Turkish border with Syria shows smokes rising from the Syrian town of Tal AbyadPresident Donald Trump's decision to withdraw American forces from Syria is testing the bounds of his support among leading Republican members of Congress, with many calling out the president for a decision they say is dangerous.

Graham: Congress Won’t Abandon the Kurds

'When Turkey goes into Syria, they're not going in to fight ISIS'

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) said Congress won't abandon the Kurds in Northern Syria, as Turkey launched military operations into the region on Wednesday.

Turkey Launches Operation Into Northeast Syria

Turkish President Tayyip ErdoganANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey and its Syrian rebel allies have launched their military operation into northeastern Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, adding that the offensive aimed to eliminate a "terror corridor" along the southern Turkish border.

U.S. Pulls Troops From Northeast Syria Ahead of Turkish Attack

President Donald Trump talks to Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at NATO headquarters in BrusselsISTANBUL (Reuters) - The United States began pulling troops from northeast Syria on Monday in a major policy shift, opening the way for a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces long allied to Washington and handing Turkey responsibility for thousands of jihadi captives.