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Trump gets update on peace negotiations with Taliban, troops pullout from A...

08 August, 2019 12:40 pm 12:40 pm

BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a US troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the warring sides. There was no indication that any conclusions were reached at the session, which … Read More

US-led coalition says it has started Syria withdrawal

01 January, 2019 11:58 pm 11:58 pm

QAMISHLI, Syria (Reuters) – The US-led coalition against Islamic State has begun the process of withdrawing from Syria, a spokesman said on Friday, indicating the start of a US pullout that has been clouded by mixed messages from Washington. US President Donald Trump’s announcement last month that he had decided to withdraw 2,000 US troops … Read More