A federal judge has ruled that a 25-year-old woman born in New Jersey who later traveled to Syria and joined ISIS is not an American citizen.
Hoda Muthana had attempted to drum up sympathy and force the US to facilitate travel back to the nation...
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Doha (AFP) – Marcello Lippi announced he was quitting as China coach after his team fell to a 2-1 defeat by Syria in 2022 World Cup qualifying on Thursday.
“My pay is very high, and I take all the blame. I am quitting as China...
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A 26-year-old man has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences. The man was arriving in the UK from Turkey, just hours after Turkey confirmed it had deported a British Islamic State suspect.
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US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the United States intended to retain control over oil fields in Syria’s northeast, despite scaling down its military presence in the area.
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On Tuesday, a senior US State Department official told reporters that Washington was in talks with Moscow over the issue of returning Russian foreign fighters, detained in Syria, back to Russia.
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NATO, Russia, and thousands of nuclear weapons.
Key point: It would be a true disaster.
Between the never ending conflict in Ukraine, the crisis in Syria and now allegations that Russia has engaged in cyber hacking against...
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The remnants of the Islamic State in Syria want to make it clear to Christians that it is not safe to return. Meanwhile, Christians in the West are certain that a bit of “dialogue” will fix everything up. Won’t it? “Three...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday urged members of the coalition fighting Islamic State to take jihadi detainees back to their countries and step up their funding to help restore infrastructure in Iraq and Syria, parts of which were...
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President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had a cordial meeting on Wednesday, with Trump going out of his way to say he's a "big fan" of Erdogan and the two are "very good friends." But there was no evident progress on the big...
Related topics: Turkey, Tayyip Erdogan, Lindsey Graham, Oval Office
Key point: Drones are creating new aerial threats to U.S. troops.
Recent conflicts in Armenia, Iraq, Syria and Ukraine have demonstrated the widespread adoption of drones by state actors—as well as rebel and...
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Israel carried out a deadly airstrike on a residence used by a leading Palestinian militant in Gaza on Tuesday morning and missed a strike on a second top target in Syria, sparking a barrage of retaliatory missile fire from the restive Palestinian
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As winter approaches, refugees in living in tents in Shahba camp in northern Syria are doing what they can to prepare for the cold weather. An estimated 300-thousand people live in the camp. VOA's Newroz Resho has more in this report narrated by...
President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the U.S. mission in Syria is focused solely on protecting oil fields, which appears to contradict the Pentagon's contention that fighting ISIS is the priority."We're keeping the oil, we have the...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkish Defence Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday that a top Daesh militant had been captured during Ankara's operation in northern Syria.
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DAMASCUS (Sputnik) - A US military convoy consisting of 22 military vehicles and two trucks have crossed the Syrian-Iraqi border and positioned itself near several oil deposits in northeastern Syria, the Al-Ikhbariya broadcaster reported.
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WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The United States intends to retain control over the oil fields in Syria’s northeast, despite scaling down its military presence in the area, US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday.
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WHY WE WROTE THIS Power corrupts. Is that what happened to Hezbollah, which amassed great influence in Lebanon even as its fighters died in Syria? The bold uprising has brought what were quiet Shiite grumblings into the open. By Scott Peterson The...
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As Islamic State militants lost their territorial holdings in Iraq and Syria, VOA chronicled the events through the words of the victims, in a 12-part series called "Life Under Islamic State."Now we bring you voices of victims who were silenced...
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