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News Syria: Syria's Kurds call for international court to try IS jihadists

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/syrias-kurds-call-international-court-try-jihadists-145137425.html
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

Syria's Kurds on Monday called for an international court to be set up in the country to try suspected Islamic State group jihadists following the announced fall of their "caliphate". IS imposed its ...

News Syria: Syria's Kurds hand three Russian orphans to Moscow

News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/syrias-kurds-hand-three-russian-orphans-moscow-165853405.html
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

The Kurdish administration in northeast Syria said Monday it handed over three Russian orphans to a delegation from Moscow who will transfer them back home. Kurdish foreign affairs official Abdel ...

News Syria: Islamic State in Syria defeated, 'caliphate' eliminated: US-backed forces

News source: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/islamic-state-in-syria-defeated-caliphate-eliminated-us-backed-11372340
Publicated on: Saturday 23 March 2019

BAGHOUZ, Syria: Islamic State has been defeated at its final shred of territory of Baghouz in Syria, the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Saturday (Mar 23), announcing the end of its ...

News Syria: Syria Kurds urge Damascus to choose dialogue: commander

News source: https://sg.finance.yahoo.com/news/syria-kurds-urge-damascus-choose-dialogue-commander-143801672.html
Publicated on: Saturday 23 March 2019

The top military commander in Syria's autonomous Kurdish region urged Damascus on Saturday to choose the path of dialogue after his forces sealed a key victory over the Islamic State group. "We call ...

News Syria: U.S.-Backed Forces in Syria Want an International Tribunal to Prosecute Islamic State Detainees

News source: http://time.com/5558585/islamic-state-detainees-tribunal-sdf-syria/
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

(BEIRUT) — The U.S-backed Syrian fighters who drove the Islamic State from its last strongholds called Monday for an international tribunal to prosecute hundreds of foreigners rounded up in the ...

News Syria: Arab League: Reinstating Syria not on the agenda

News source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/260845
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

The Arab League said Sunday it was not planning to discuss reinstating Syria's membership at a summit later this month, more than eight years after suspending it as the civil war began, AFP reports. ...

News Syria: Islamic State driven from last Syria territory, Trump says

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/us/white-house-islamic-state-territory-in-syria-eliminated/ar-BBV6wwF
Publicated on: Friday 22 March 2019

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Islamic State militants no longer control any territory in Syria, President Donald Trump proudly announced Friday, though the U.S. was still launching airstrikes and sporadic ...

News Syria: Driver working in Syria with NBC News killed in explosion

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/driver-working-in-syria-with-nbc-news-killed-in-explosion/ar-BBV96Xu
Publicated on: Saturday 23 March 2019

A driver working with NBC News in Syria was killed Saturday after a device exploded in vicinity of a group of the network's journalists, NBC News' president said. "We are thankful that NBC employees ...

News Syria: Syria outraged by Trump move on Golan Heights

News source: https://www.kwtx.com/content/news/Syria-outraged-by-Trump-move-on-Golan-Heights-507636211.html
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) Syria says President Donald Trump's recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights makes Washington "the main enemy" of Arabs, and the Damascus government is calling the U.S ...

News Syria: No PKK/YPG in safe zone with Turkey on Syria border: US

News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/no-pkk-ypg-in-safe-zone-with-turkey-on-syria-border-us/1429934
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

WASHINGTON (AA) - Washington is working with Turkey on "a safe zone of some length along the Turkish border," and the zone would have no YPG/PKK forces, the U.S. Special Representative for Syria ...

News Syria: Briefing With Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS Ambassador James Jeffrey

News source: https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2019/03/290654.htm
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

MR PALLADINO: Hi, everyone. Thanks for coming. A special guest today, we’ve got the Special Representative for Syria Engagement and our Special Envoy to the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Ambassador ...

News Syria: Water, Oil and Netanyahu: Why Trump gave Syria’s Golan away to Israel

News source: https://www.juancole.com/2019/03/conflict-syrias-israel.html
Publicated on: onday 25 March 2019

Responding to pressure from the Israeli government, President Donald Trump has signaled via Twitter that his administration is poised to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. As a ...