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Trump Expected to Seek Putin"s Help to Curb Iran"s Military in Syria

President Donald Trump is expected to seek Moscow’s help in scaling back Iran’s military presence in Syria when he meets in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16 for a summit, say European diplomats......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 28th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump may ask Putin to help reduce Iran’s presence in Syria

President Donald Trump is expected to seek Moscow’s help in scaling back Iran’s military presence in Syria when he meets in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 16 for a summit, say European diplomats......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2018

Congress Members Demand Trump Seek Approval Before Military Action In Syria

A group of over 40 Congress members have sent President Trump a bipartisan letter reminding him that the US Constitution requires that the president seek Congressional approval before taking military action in Syria or elsewhere. Congressman Justin Ama.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 18th, 2018

Can Donald Trump Convince Vladimir Putin to Turn Against Iran? Syria War to Be Discussed at U.S.-Russia Summit

Trump and Putin will meet in Finland on July 16, and the two men will likely speak at length about the ongoing conflict in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 2nd, 2018

Trump"s troubled Syria policy is getting unexpected help from Putin

Mikhail Klimentyev/AP President Donald Trump may have a chance to pull the US out of Syria now that Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Iran to move out its force.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 22nd, 2018

Will Iran and Israel Go to War? Trump Backs Israel"s Right to Use Force as Rockets Fly Across Border From Syria

The White House condemned Iran’s rocket attacks but failed to mention Israel’s strikes on military targets in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 10th, 2018

Will Iran and Israel Go to War? Trump Backs Israel"s Right to Use Force As Rockets Fly Across Border From Syria

The White House condemned Iran’s rocket attacks but failed to mention Israel’s strikes on military targets in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 10th, 2018

Syria Hit by New Strikes As Trump Cancels Iran Deal and Israel Calls High Alert

Hours after the Israeli military urged citizens to take shelter and President Donald Trump left the Iran deal, new strikes were reported in Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 8th, 2018

U.S., Saudi Arabia and France Talk Military Action in Syria as Russia, China and Iran Warn Against It

Two opposing, multinational alliances are forming as President Donald Trump decides whether or not to attack Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

U.S., Saudi Arabia and France Talk Military Action In Syria As Russia, China and Iran Warn Against It

Two opposing, multinational alliances are forming as President Donald Trump decide whether or not to attack Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

Trump Cancels South America Trip To "Oversee" Syria Military Response

At the start of the month we reported that according to White House sources, Trump was pushing for a Nafta deal "over the next two weeks", which was expected to be unveiled "in principle" at the Summit of the Americas in Peru on April 13-14.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 10th, 2018

Trump says "Animal Assad" has "big price to pay" for Syria chemical attack

He says Vladimir Putin and Iran, influential Syrian backers, "are responsible for backing Animal Assad".....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 8th, 2018

U.S. ratchets up pressure on Iran with resumption of sanctions

The United States reimposes oil and financial sanctions against Iran on Monday, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its missile and nuclear programs and counter its growing military and political influence in the Middle East......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 5th, 2018

Trump Today: Trump Today: President hails sizzling jobs report and voices optimism on China trade deal

President Donald Trump hailed better-than-expected jobs numbers on Friday, as he sounded a note of optimism on trade with China and touted the pending return of U.S. sanctions on Iran......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2018

As Israel Targets Iran in Syria, U.S. Officials Warn of Reprisals

Israel is conducting a military campaign across Syria against Iran-backed militia groups, an effort that has been encouraged by the White House but aroused the concern of many U.S. military officials......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 29th, 2018

In Major Concession, Trump Will Allow Iran To Remain Connected To SWIFT

In a stark reversal from its position just days earlier, the Trump administration is expected to allow Iran to remain connected to the SWIFT banking system the Washington Examiner reports, in what amounts to a major concession to European allies who have.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 24th, 2018

Rocked by Trump"s sanctions, Iranian oil exports drops further

Iran's crude exports fell further in the first week of October, according to tanker data and an industry source, taking a major hit from U.S. sanctions and throwing a challenge to other OPEC oil producers as they seek to cover the shortfall......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 8th, 2018

Trump now plans to keep US troops in Syria until Iran gets out, which means America may never leave

Kevin Lamarque/Reuters President Donald Trump is reportedly adopting a new strategy in Syria that.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 7th, 2018

Iran Defies U.S. Bid to Curb Its Middle East Influence

Iran is signaling that it will buck U.S. efforts to roll back its military presence in the Middle East, moving to cement foreign alliances and continuing to project power abroad despite sanctions that have helped put intense pressure on its economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2018

Trump Does 180 Shift On Syria: Regime Change Back On The Table

Will the war in Syria never end? Will the international proxy war and stand-off between Russia, the United States, Iran, and Israel simply continue to drift on.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 6th, 2018

Trump drew a red line on Syria — but Russia looks set for massive retaliation this time

Sputnik/Mikhail Klementyev/Kremlin President Donald Trump warned Syria, Russia, and Iran against "recklessly attacking" the last rebel stronghold in Syria, but Russia started airstrikes by the next morning. Trump has ordered st.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 4th, 2018