Tag: Us Troops

US troops to exit Syria 'over a period of time': Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump said that the US troops would be withdrawing from Syria “over a period of time,” dismissing the previously reported four-month exit plan. “Over a period of time. I never said I’m getting out tomorrow,” Trump was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency on Wednesday. Trump dismissed a New York […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
US preparing to withdraw over 5K troops from Afghanistan: Report

Washington: The United States is preparing to withdraw more than 5,000 of its troops from Afghanistan as part of an initial peace deal with the Taliban that would include a ceasefire and renunciation of Al-Qaeda, a media report said Thursday. The White House did not immediately respond to the news report. Later, the authorities denied […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Missiles Hit Green Zone And Iraq Base Housing US Troops: Security Sources

Baghdad: Two mortar rounds hit the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone Saturday and two rockets slammed into a base housing US troops, security sources said, a day after a deadly American strike. The precision drone strike outside the Baghdad airport on Friday killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, top Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and a […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
7 Rockets Hit Army Base In Iraq's Salahudin

Baghdad: Seven Katyusha rockets on Sunday hit Balad airbase, which previously housed US troops, in Iraq’s Salahudin province, informed sources said. The attack took place in the evening when the rockets landed on the airbase, located around 90 km from the Iraqi capital Baghdad, wounding two soldiers and causing damages to nearby buildings, a security […]

  • Wednesday, 21 April 2021
US Troops Withdrawal From Afghanistan Unlikely By May 1: Biden

New York: President Joe Biden has indicated that the US is unlikely to meet the May 1 deadline set by his predecessor Donald Trump to get American troops out of Afghanistan. Addressing a news conference in Washington on Thursday, Biden said: “It’s going to be hard to meet the May 1 deadline. Just in terms […]

  • Thursday, 01 April 2021