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Syrian Kurds appeal to UN as Turkey prepares to attack

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's dominant Kurdish party on Wednesday called on the U.N. Security Council to act quickly to ensure the safety of Kurdish-controlled territories in the country's north, including an enclave that Turkey has threatened to attack.

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US troops will remain in Syria, says Tillerson

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January 19, 2018 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has committed America to an indefinite military presence in Syria, citing a range of policy goals that extend far beyond the defeat of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria as conditions for troops to go home.

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US troops will stay in Syria to counter 'strategic' threat from Iran

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January 18, 2018 8:19 AM
BEIRUT (WASHINGTON POST) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday (Jan 17) committed the United States to an indefinite military presence in Syria, citing a range of policy goals that extend far beyond the defeat of ISIS as conditions for American troops to go home.

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Turkey vows to 'drown' US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

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BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's president on Monday denounced U.S. plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border security force in Syria, vowing to "drown this army of terror before it is born," as Russia and Syria also rejected the idea.

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Syrian Kurds appeal to UN as Turkey prepares to attack

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BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's dominant Kurdish party on Wednesday called on the U.N. Security Council to act quickly to ensure the safety of Kurdish-controlled territories in the country's north, including an enclave that Turkey has threatened to attack. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will launch a military offensive in the coming days against territories controlled by the dominant Syrian Kurdish militia in northwestern and eastern Syria, and in particular the enclave of Afrin, where an estimated 1 million people...

Turkey vows to 'drown' US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

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BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's president on Monday denounced U.S. plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border security force in Syria, vowing to "drown this army of terror before it is born," as Russia and Syria also rejected the idea.

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The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan to 'drown' Syrian Kurdish force

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BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):

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Bomb placed in car wounds Palestinian in southern Lebanon

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BEIRUT (AP) — A Palestinian member of the militant group Hamas survived an attempt on his life Sunday after a bomb planted in his car in southern Lebanon on Sunday detonated, wounding him, the Lebanese military and the group said.

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