The United States tells the Security Council that it will do all it can to pull out Iranian-backed forces from Syria

Map. History of Syria conflict

19 January 2019
Clashes between YPG and Turkish-backed FSA near Ayn Daqnah and Maranaz villages in North Aleppo
FSA National Liberation Front Captain Abdul Salam Abdul Razzaq: "We are a few hours from cleansing the East Euphrates from the criminals who killed the Revolutionaries in al-Jazera al-Soryeh"
The shelling targeted the town of Kafr Zeita, north of Hama.
More than 150 trucks loaded with logistical equipment from the International Coalition to the SDF
SAA targeted Az Zarayah in Ghab plains in the western countryside of Hama and Tal al-Sakhr village with artillery shells in North Hama
Reports of shelling from Jarabulus to Zor Maghar on the East bank of Euphrates
Three members of the pro-Assad forces were killed and others were injured following an attack by ISIS on their positions on the outskirts of the city of Albuqmal east of Deir al-Zour
4 week ago
Turkish backed groups targeting Manbij Military Council in Sajur line
ISIS's new edition of al-Naba just has no comments on Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria, although it features it in the news roundup at the end of the pages: The magazine features the attack in France; and calls on followers to attack during the holiday season.
The flooding of Afrin's River threatens the lives of the residents of Deir Balout and Muhammadiyah camps and the White Helmets responds. Aleppo
The two co-presidents of the Council of Democratic Syria, "Elham Ahmed and Riad Darrar in a visit to the Elysee Palace tomorrow in the French capital Paris
4 week ago
SDF is advancing inside of Abu Al-Khatir and with clashes at Al-Susah and Al-Baghuz Fawqani and Abu Hasan
Israeli PM Netanyahu spoke today on the phone with President Trump about the U.S. decision to pull forces out of Syria. Netanyahu's office says they discusses increasing cooperation against Iranian aggression
"To withdraw without success is failure," Menendez says. " If we leave, Russia and Iran dictate our strategic interests."
Sen. Lindsey Graham says decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria is "a big gift" to Iran, ISIS: "The only reason they're not dancing in the aisles in Tehran and ISIS camps is they don't believe in dancing."
"I don't know how this decision was made," Graham says. "It literally came out of left field. It has rattled the world."
Syria: last day for DeMistura as UN envoy for Syria, briefing UNSC. He has confirmed the Syrian Constitutional Committee is not yet ready and he said some of those listed as future envoys have been threatened in recent weeks.
Graham, Menendez and Reed holding presser on Trump's Syria decision. "What happens to our Kurdish allies if we completely withdraw now" Graham says in preview of his letter to Mattis.
YPG seized a would-be IS up-armored SVBIED in the workshop in Hajin where it was supposed to be overhauled in, two days ago. Rear bed of the 4x4 has been detached in preparation for eventual mounting of rear payload. Arabic logo in front says "Islamic State"
4 week ago
Just heard from a U.S.-backed rebel commander at Tanf, the U.S. special forces base near the Syrian border with Jordan, that they've been told America will pull support there too. he said they are busy doing inventory.
France will work in the coming weeks to ensure the security of all Washington's allies in Syria, including SDF
[email protected] reaction to US pullout from Syria - "We have taken note of the US decision," NATO official tells @VOANews ".including the White House's statement that the United States will continue to work with allies to deny ISIS territory, funding and support"
The United States tells the Security Council that it will do all it can to pull out Iranian-backed forces from Syria
A popular demonstration at the US military base of Xarab Ishek in Kobane calls on Washington to respect the sacrifice of Syrian democratic forces SDF
ANHA : An Iranian military convoy consisting of nearly 80 military vehicles, with about 400 personnel heading to DeirAlZour near the Iraqi borders.
U.S. officials have told @Reuters that the U.S. will be ceasing the air campaign in Syria entirely.
SOHR: after the US decision to withdraw. SDF leadership and the Syrian government are holding a high-level meeting to discuss the handover of the oil fields in the east of the Euphrates
4 week ago
[email protected]: ..Russia, Iran, Syria and many others are not happy about the U.S. leaving, despite what the Fake News says, because they will have to fight ISIS and others, who they hate, without us. I am building by far the most powerful military in the world. ISIS hits us they are doomed.
Kurdish civilians went to US airbase near Kobani to protest.
Trump says US troops leaving Syria 'no surprise', says 'Russia, Iran, Syria and others - the local enemy of ISIS'
4 week ago
[email protected]: Getting out of Syria was no surprise. I've been campaigning on it for years, and six months ago, when I very publicly wanted to do it, I agreed to stay longer. Russia, Iran, Syria and others are the local enemy of ISIS. We were doing there work. Time to come home and rebuild. MAGA
4 week ago
[email protected]: "I'm proud of the President today to hear that he is declaring victory in Syria." Senator Rand Paul. "I couldn't agree more with the presidents decision. By definition, this is the opposite of an Obama decision. Senator Mike Lee
4 week ago
Netanyahu: We will increase our efforts to prevent Iranian military entrenchment in Syria - with full support and backing from the U.S.
4 week ago
Netanyahu: I know that we are acting against Iran in Syria with the full support and backing of the United States
Netanyahu on the summit with the President of Cyprus and the Prime Minister of Greece in Be'er Sheva on the backdrop of the American withdrawal from Syria: Israel will continue to operate in Syria to prevent Iran from military base against us in Syria. We will not reduce our efforts, but to increase them.
4 week ago
Putin: I agree with Trump that ISIS has been defeated in Syria.
SDF has captured Al-Qal'aa neighborhood in Hajin town,after failed ISIS attack
SDF: withdrawal of the international coalition will create a state of instability, and will create a political and military vacuum
SDF says "battle against ISIS is in decisive phase that requires more support, not withdrawal", adding that this step will "have dangerous implications on regional, international stability"
4 week ago
London confirms that the ISIS has not yet been defeated in Syria
Iran's President Hasan Rouhani is in Ankara to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and discuss international and regional issues, such as the war in Syria4 week ago
Iran's President Hasan Rouhani is in Ankara to meet with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and discuss international and regional issues, such as the war in Syria
France to stay in Syria after US troops ordered home: minister
The French defense minister: ISIS has not yet been completely defeated
SOHR: SDF leadership is considering the release of ISIS detainees, which they are about 3,200 prisoners.
Heavy clashes in Hajin town between SDF and ISIS continues in eastern Deir Ez-Zor. SDF seized large parts including southern al-Qal'a neighborhood
4 week ago
Turkish Defense Minister says militants in eastern Euphrates in northern Syria will be eliminated in due course
4 week ago
Akar on tunnels dug by YPG at East of Euphrates: if they want to be in the ground, we will bury them in their trenches
4 week ago
National Defense Minister Akar: "Now we have the Manbij and the east of Euphrates, we work intensively in this regard."
Commander of Operation Olive Branch expected to lead upcoming Turkish offensive
Letter to the President from US Senators. "If our Kurdish partners in the region lose the support of the United States, we run the possible risk of resurgence of ISIS and the possible capitulation or all out destruction of Kurdish resistance in the region."
Britain on @POTUS' Syria-ISIS decision:  The Global Coalition against Daesh has made huge progress per UK spox Important advances have been made in recent days in the last area of eastern Syria which Daesh has occupied.  But much remains to be done.1 month ago
Britain on @POTUS' Syria-ISIS decision: "The Global Coalition against Daesh has made huge progress" per UK spox "Important advances have been made in recent days in the last area of eastern Syria which Daesh has occupied." "But much remains to be done."
US administration official: Trump has not backed away from his policy against Iran
Senator Ben Sasse: "Eight days ago the Administration called a hypothetical pullout 'reckless.' Today, we're leaving. The President's generals have no idea where this weak decision came from, A lot of American allies will be slaughtered if this retreat is implemented."
Corker at WH discussing Syria withdrawal plan by US. Many lawmakers oppose the withdrawal
US administration official: We reject the comparison between Trump's decision to withdraw from Syria and Obama's decision to withdraw from Iraq
US administration official: Trump did not discuss with Erdogan the decision to withdraw from Syria but told him
A power cut in all over Deir Ezzor city.
A roadside bomb exploded during a patrol of the YPG militia in Qamishli
The Maghaweir al-Thowra conducted training exercise with the Coaltion Forces1 month ago
The Maghaweir al-Thowra conducted training exercise with the Coaltion Forces
1 month ago
Russian MFA welcomes U.S. decision to withdraw from Syria
Posted today by an Assad's soldier from Idlib to Deir ez-Zur.1 month ago
Posted today by an Assad's soldier "from Idlib to Deir ez-Zur".
1 month ago
FSA-led Syrian National Army 3rd Legion report violent clashes with light and medium weapons to stop an attempt by the YPG to infiltrate causing dead and wounded on the axis of Marea North Aleppo
Security Council diplomats at the UN: Assad won the war in Syria.
Russian soldier killed trying to infiltrate Marea front line less than one hour ago
Until now there is no movement from US troops in Manbij - Manbij Military Council MMC
The French Army and the state are considering pulling their military forces from northern Syria.
Hassan Rouhani, Iran president, visits Turkey to attend intergovernmental conference1 month ago
Hassan Rouhani, Iran president, visits Turkey to attend intergovernmental conference
US official says Washington is acting on Trump's decision reached during phone call with President Erdogan, regarding move to withdraw US troops from Syria - Reuters
SDF: US withdrawal from Syria is betrayal and stab in the back.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Ankara. He will meet with Turkish President Erdogan on Thursday to discuss bilateral ties and regional developments.1 month ago
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Ankara. He will meet with Turkish President Erdogan on Thursday to discuss bilateral ties and regional developments.
@VP is at the Pentagon this morning for a meeting with Secretary Mattis. Neither Pence, Mattis or @DepSecDef Shanahan would answer reporter questions about Syria.
1 month ago
UK's Gavin Williamson: I strongly disagree with Trump over ISIS elimination in Syria.
Sen. Inhofe says Armed Services not consulted about Syria withdrawal but should have been. He's looking for answers from admin today.
Social Media Image of Dagestani ISIS militants in the Hajin Pocket yesterday. Fighter on the left is notably young and carries a Steyr AUG with Dedal thermal scope, wearing a Gorka jacket too.
US: All American diplomats will leave Syria within 24 hours, all soldiers will leave within 60-100 days
All US state department personnel are being evacuated from Syria within 24 hours: US official to Reuters
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