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Iraqi joint operations command calls on US troops withdrawn from Syria to leave Iraq

Damascus, Oct 22 (Sputnik/UNI) The Joint Operations Command of the Iraqi Armed Forces has called on US troops that have been withdrawn from northeastern Syria to leave the Iraqi territory, as only transit has been authorized.

US troops withdrawing from Syria to western Iraq, says Pentagon chief

Washington (Xinhua/UNI) US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said roughly 1,000 US troops withdrawing from the northeastern Syria will be repositioned into western Iraq, according to a transcript released by the Pentagon on Sunday.

Donald Trump leans toward leaving about 200 US special forces in eastern Syria - Reports

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump is in favor of keeping a small contingent of US troops in eastern Syria to fight the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia), US media reported, citing a senior US official.

US House passes several measures in support of Hong Kong protesters

Moscow (Sputnik/UNI) The US House of Representatives has passed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act that stipulates annual State Department reviews of the autonomy of Hong Kong, as well as other measures supporting demonstrators.

US denies visas to 18 Russian diplomats during UNGA sixth committee forum – Representative

United Nations (Sputnik/UNI) The United States has denied visas to 18 Russian diplomats at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Sixth Committee, which deals with legal issues, Russia's Deputy Permanent UN Representative Gennady Kuzmin has announced.

Syrian gov't rules out communication with Kurdish forces amid Turkish assault

Damascus (Xinhua/UNI) Jayez Mousa, governor of Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, has ruled out any communication with the Kurdish forces amid the ongoing Turkish assault against them in northern Syria, pro-government al-Watan newspaper reported on Sunday.

Turkey sought US military support for operation in Northern Syria - State Department

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) Turkey sough to gain military support from the United States for its offensive operation in northern Syria, which was declined, a senior Department of State official said in a conference call.

Pompeo says concerned about risks of escalation of tensions between Cyprus, Turkey

Moscow, Oct 6 (Sputnik) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he was concerned about the risk of escalating tensions between Cyprus and Turkey due to a possible miscalculation from either side.

At UN, Cuba slams US ‘criminal’ practices undermining country’s development

New York: At the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, the Foreign Minister of Cuba condemned the United States for imposing blockades and other “criminal, non-conventional measures” that are hindering his country’s progress.

US House votes for 2nd time to overturn Trump's national emergency declaration to fund border wall

Washington, Sep 27 (Xinhua/UNI) The US House voted Friday to overturn President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration to fund the construction of a wall on the US-Mexico border, the second time it did so.

US airstrike kills 17 IS militants in southwestern Libya

Tripoli (Xinhua/UNI) The United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) on Friday said it carried out an airstrike that killed Islamic State (IS) militants in southwestern Libya, in coordination with the UN-backed government.

S Korea, US to launch talks for upkeep cost-sharing for USFK

Seoul, Sep 23 (Xinhua/UNI) South Korea and the United States would launch talks this week to share the upkeep cost for the US Forces Korea (USFK), Seoul's foreign ministry said Monday.

PM Imran Khan may meet US President Donald Trump tomorrow

New York, Sept 22 (IBNS): Prime Minister Imran Khan arrived in New York on Saturday and he is expected to meet US President Donald Trump on Monday.

North Korea’s leader suggests meeting with Trump in Pyongyang - Reports

Tokyo (Sputnik/UNI) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has proposed to meet with US President Donald Trump in Pyongyang, South Korean media report.

President Donald Trump confirms death of Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza Bin Laden in US operation

Washington, Sept 14 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that terror group al-Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden's son Hamza Bin Laden has been killed during an US-led operation.