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From TheJournal.ie US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria Islamic State

US-backed soldiers among 15 killed in suicide attack in Syria

Nine civilians and five US-backed fighters are among the dead.

From TheJournal.ie Trump warns he will 'devastate Turkey economically' if it attacks the Kurds Syria

Trump warns he will 'devastate Turkey economically' if it attacks the Kurds

The US assault on Isis in Syria has been spearheaded on the ground by Kurdish fighters.

From TheJournal.ie US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding Islamic State

US-led coalition starts withdrawing from Syria amid fears about Isis rebuilding

Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw troops last month.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rain and snow wrecks Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon Refugees

Heavy rain and snow wrecks Syrian refugee settlements in Lebanon

Thousands have been left in need of emergency assistance, according to aid workers.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall My Fellow Americans

Trump to address the nation live tonight as he nears showdown on Mexico border wall

Trump has also pledged a “prudent” US withdrawal of troops of Syria.

From TheJournal.ie What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State Syria

What we know about the Irish citizen captured in Syria allegedly fighting for Islamic State

A US-backed group yesterday said that it had captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces says it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State Syria

US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces says it has captured an Irish citizen fighting for Islamic State

The Kurdish-led forces said that it had arrested five militants who had been fighting for the Islamic State.

From TheJournal.ie 2 British soldiers wounded in Islamic State missile attack Syria

2 British soldiers wounded in Islamic State missile attack

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the pair were part of the international anti-jihadist coalition, led by the United States.

From TheJournal.ie 'Indiscriminate and widespread destruction': Ambulances repeatedly targeted in Syria War Tactics

'Indiscriminate and widespread destruction': Ambulances repeatedly targeted in Syria

How the ‘weaponisation of healthcare’ is being used as a war tactic.

From TheJournal.ie The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories Through The Lens This post contains images

The photos that captured 2018's biggest stories

Conflict in Syria, wildfires in California, political uncertainty in Britain…

From TheJournal.ie Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today Céad Míle Fáilte

Another 22 Syrian families have been relocated to Ireland today

They come here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: St Stephen's Day

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit War

Donald Trump signs order for US military's controversial Syria exit

The announcement that US troops would leave the war-racked country has shocked global partners and American politicians alike.

From TheJournal.ie Der Spiegel to file criminal complaint against reporter who faked stories Germany

Der Spiegel to file criminal complaint against reporter who faked stories

Claas Relotius allegedly launched a fundraising campaign for the subject of an article he wrote, but the bank details provided were his own.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria? Factcheck

FactCheck: Has the US really defeated ISIS in Syria?

Donald Trump claims the terrorist group have been defeated in the war-torn country – but is he right?

From TheJournal.ie The US is withdrawing all ground troops from Syria Pulling Out

The US is withdrawing all ground troops from Syria

Planning for the pullout has begun and troops will begin leaving as soon as possible, a White House spokesperson has said.

From TheJournal.ie Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack Struggling To Breathe

Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack

A rebel alliance denied they were behind the attack.

From TheJournal.ie 'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria East Ghouta

'An invisible actor': The Irishman who delivered aid to 30,000 people in war-torn Syria

Mark Mullan is a finalist for the Irish Red Cross Humanitarian Awards.

From TheJournal.ie Return of 119 troops from Syria delayed for two weeks over error in clearance to travel through Lebanon UN Peacekeeping

Return of 119 troops from Syria delayed for two weeks over error in clearance to travel through Lebanon

The issue emerged on Monday morning as the troops were preparing to return from UN peacekeeping.

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands Terrorism

Seven arrested as police foil 'major terrorist attack' planned for public event in the Netherlands

Police had yet to identify the target of the planned attack.

From TheJournal.ie Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane Air Defences

Moscow blames Israel and asserts right to 'retaliatory actions' after Syria shoots down Russian plane

Russia says that Israel was carrying out airstrikes and ‘used the Russian plane as cover’.

From TheJournal.ie Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib Syria

Syria war: Russia and Turkey agree demilitarised zone around Idlib

The move is aimed at preventing a military assault on the rebel-held province.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria Rebels

'Don't let hundreds of thousands of people be killed': Trump's warning to Syria

The US President has warned Syria against launching an attack on the country’s last rebel stronghold.

From TheJournal.ie UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed Death Penalty

UK suspends cooperation with US over fears 'The Beatles' Isis suspects could be executed

The two suspected British jihadists were captured by US-backed Syrian forces.

From TheJournal.ie Israeli military says it shot down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace High Alert

Israeli military says it shot down Syrian jet that infiltrated its airspace

The Israeli Defence Forces launched two missiles at a Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of White Helmets rescued in face of Syria advance Rescued

Hundreds of White Helmets rescued in face of Syria advance

Jordan’s foreign ministry announced in a statement that the kingdom received 422 Syrian citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Syria: Hundreds of 'White Helmets' members evacuated to Jordan in Israeli operation Resettlement

Syria: Hundreds of 'White Helmets' members evacuated to Jordan in Israeli operation

The White Helmets members and their families will be resettled in Britain, Canada and Germany.

From TheJournal.ie Irish troops to return to Syrian side of Golan Heights after removal due to safety concerns Syria

Irish troops to return to Syrian side of Golan Heights after removal due to safety concerns

The Irish infantry group is set to return later this year.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City' Column

Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'

‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.

From TheJournal.ie At least 23 fighters killed after Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria Golan Heights

At least 23 fighters killed after Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria

Russia said 28 Israeli warplanes took part in the raids and around 70 missiles were fired in the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Chemical inspectors await all-clear to begin work in Douma Syria

Chemical inspectors await all-clear to begin work in Douma

The suspected gas attack reportedly left more than 40 people dead.

From TheJournal.ie Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria' Chemical Attack

Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'

Yury Filatov said it was “absolutely ridiculous” to suggest Russia was covering up any chemical attack.

From TheJournal.ie May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president' Syria

May criticised for Syria air strikes with Corbyn accusing her of bowing to 'whims of the US president'

The British Prime Minister said, “We have done it because we believed it was the right thing to do”.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack Syrian Civil War

Tánaiste would have 'much preferred' if the UN was taking action against alleged Syrian chemical attack

World leaders are dealing with the fallout of airstrikes ordered following an alleged chemical attack.

From TheJournal.ie Get ready world: 'Trump’s posturing is even more inconsistent and incoherent than Obama's' Read Me

Get ready world: 'Trump’s posturing is even more inconsistent and incoherent than Obama's'

But the potential for a conflict between the United States and Russia was, and may still be, on the brink, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie Putin says further Syria strikes from Western powers would spark 'chaos' Damascus

Putin says further Syria strikes from Western powers would spark 'chaos'

Meanwhile, a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the US, British, and French missile strikes on Syria has failed at the UN Security Council.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lawless', 'legally questionable': Syria airstrikes by US, UK and France criticised Russia Reacts

'Lawless', 'legally questionable': Syria airstrikes by US, UK and France criticised

The Irish government has yet to make a statement on the three allies’ airstrikes.

From TheJournal.ie Trump hails 'mission accomplished' after US, France and UK launch airstrikes against Syria Attack This post contains videos

Trump hails 'mission accomplished' after US, France and UK launch airstrikes against Syria

In address to the American nation, President Trump announced that the US and its allies had launched precision attacks against the Syrian regime led by Bashar al-Assad.

From TheJournal.ie How did it come to this? A timeline of the Syrian chemical attack to today's air strikes Acts Of War

How did it come to this? A timeline of the Syrian chemical attack to today's air strikes

In a week where the West clashed with Russia, a string of air strikes on Syrian targets has rocked the international community.

From TheJournal.ie Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack Russia

Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack

The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.

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