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April 17, 2018 11:56 AM U.S. Seeks Arab Force and Funding for Syria

Under plan, troops would replace American military contingent after ISIS defeat and help secure country’s north; proposal faces challenges WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is seeking to assemble an Arab force to replace the U.S. military contingent in Syria and help stabilize the northeastern part of the country after the defeat of Islamic State 71

April 15, 2018 9:30 PM US to hit Russia with new sanctions after Syria airstrike, Haley says

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations discusses U.S.-led strikes on the Assad regime in retaliation for suspected chemical weapons attack, future of U.S. policy toward Syria, Russia and Iran. The Trump administration will levy new economic sanctions against Russia over its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations 100

April 5, 2018 4:17 AM White House announces U.S. troops will stay in Syria until ISIS is defeated

The announcement comes less than 24 hours after Trump said he wants to bring troops home. The White House announced Wednesday that the “United States and our partners remain committed to eliminating the small ISIS presence in Syria that our forces have not already eradicated.” The U.S. has roughly 2,000 troops on the ground in Syria fighting the terrorist 77

April 4, 2018 10:48 PM Trump Tells Military Commanders to Finish ISIS Fight in Syria Quickly

U.S. will narrow mission, cut plans to stabilize areas once controlled by extremist group WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has agreed to keep U.S. troops in Syria, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, but only until the defeat of the Islamic State extremist group, a task he expects to be completed in a matter of months. Mr. Trump’s decision, at a White 65

April 1, 2018 4:53 PM Republican senator Graham warns against Syria troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Republican senator on Sunday warned U.S. President Donald Trump against pulling U.S. troops from Syria, saying it would lead to a resurgence of Islamic State and increased Iranian sway over the Syrian government in Damascus. “It’d be the single worst decision the president could make,” Republican Senator Lindsey Graham 116

March 31, 2018 3:36 AM Trump tells advisers he wants U.S. out of Syria: senior officials

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump has told advisers he wants an early exit of U.S. troops from Syria, two senior administration officials said on Friday, a stance that may put him at odds with U.S. military officials who see the fight against Islamic State as nowhere near complete. A National Security Council meeting is set for early 87

March 19, 2018 8:18 PM Muslim engineer sues after Kansas flap over Malaysian flag

WICHITA, Kan. – A Muslim aerospace engineer has sued the Spirit Boeing Employees Association for religious discrimination stemming from a party at a lake in Wichita, Kansas. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Friday on behalf of Munir Zanial, a Malaysian national of Indian ancestry. Zanial rented the group's lake last year to host a party 42

March 9, 2018 10:37 PM Army sergeant from Brooklyn set to marry fellow soldier dies in Germany

Sgt. 1st Class Maitland Deweever Wilson, 38, died in Landstuhl, Germany. A Brooklyn U.S. Army sergeant who planned to marry the love of his life — a fellow soldier — died unexpectedly on Wednesday, his family and the military said. Sgt. 1st Class Maitland Deweever Wilson, 38, died in Germany after suffering a stroke in Bahrain. He had been stationed 78

March 3, 2018 2:20 AM British teacher convicted of trying to recruit children for an ISIS-inspired 'army'

Umar Haque was convicted Friday of trying to recruit children to carry out Islamic State-type attacks across the British capital. (Reuters) A British teacher was convicted Friday of trying to recruit students to carry out Islamic State-inspired attacks across London. Umar Haque, 25, was accused of radicalizing children at two schools and a mosque, making 178

February 10, 2018 6:54 PM A father's plea: No martyrdom for British ISIS fighters

ROCHESTER, N.H. – The father of slain journalist James Foley hopes two recently captured extremists will be put on trial and sentenced to life in prison. U.S. officials recently confirmed the capture of two Britons who were part of a notorious Islamic State cell that tortured and beheaded Foley and more than two dozen other hostages. In Rochester, his father 62