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'No, No America', Iraq, protesters, US military, pullout

‘No, No America’: Iraq protesters demand US military pullout

01 January, 2020 5:27 pm 5:27 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Thousands of Iraqis rallied at two central Baghdad intersections on Friday after a prominent cleric called for a “million strong” protest against the American military presence, following the US killing of an Iranian general and an Iraqi militia chief. The initial march appeared not to gather further steam, however, largely dissipating after … Read More


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