Tag: Manbij

With U.S. departure, Syria’s Manbij braces for upheaval

The city of Manbij has switched control more than most places in Syria's civil war.With U.S. troops set to leave after President Donald Trump's...

Syrian army deploys to Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

The Syrian army said it had deployed forces to Manbij in northwest Syria on Friday, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus to protect...

Let down by U.S., Syrian Kurdish leaders look to Russia and...

Alarmed by a U.S. decision to leave Syria, Kurdish leaders who run much of the north are urging Russia and its ally Damascus to...

Turkey vows no slowdown in fight against IS after U.S. pullout...

Turkey vowed on Monday that the fight against Islamic State would not be slowed by the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, where Ankara-backed rebels reinforced...

Erdogan says Turkey discussing Halkbank with U.S. after Trump call

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday he and President Donald Trump had discussed Turkey's Halkbank, which faces potential U.S. fines after an executive was...