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3 months ago
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Obama: US can meet goal of accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees

President Barack Obama says the U.S. can meet his goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by Sept. 30, the end of the federal budget year.
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3 months ago
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More US troops to Syria for ‘momentum’ against ISIS

President Obama says he is expanding the U.S. military presence in Syria in order to keep up the "momentum" in the campaign against ISIS.
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Obama to send 250 additional military personnel to Syria

"It would be a mistake for the United States, or Great Britain ... to send in ground troops and overthrow the [Bashar al-] Assad regime."
A group of mostly Syrian refugees arrive at the Greek island of Lesvos. (Photo: MGN)
4 months ago
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First migrants deported from Greece to Turkey

A first group of migrants were ferried from the Greek islands to Turkey Monday as part of a controversial European Union plan to curb migration to Europe.
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5 months ago
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Putin orders military pullout from Syria

GENEVA (AP) – The Latest on Syrian peace talks that resumed in Geneva on Monday (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the start of the pullout of the Russian military from Syria starting Tuesday. Putin said the move should help serve as a stimulus for Syria’s political talks. The president […]
Syrian Civil Defense workers arrive at the scene of the MSF hospital that was bombed in Marat al Numan in Idlib on Feb. 15, 2016. (Photo: Syrian Civil Defense/CNN)
5 months ago
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Russia denies its warplanes hit Syria hospital

Russia on Tuesday rebuffed claims that its warplanes struck a hospital in northern Syria in airstrikes the previous day that killed at least nine people as Syrian government forces and a predominantly Kurdish coalition are making against rival groups in the country's north.
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6 months ago
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Wife of ISIS Figure Charged in American Woman’s Death

The U.S. Department of Justice today charged the wife of a top ISIS leader for her role in a “conspiracy” that led to the death of American aid worker Kayla Mueller, who was reported killed by the terror group in Syria a year ago.
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8 months ago
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Family of Syrian boy washed up in Turkish beach to settle in Canada

Alan Kurdi became a symbol for the dangers refugees heading to Europe face when his little body washed up on a Turkish beach. Now, part of the boy's remaining family is a step closer to a "new life," Alan's aunt, Tima Kurdi, told ABC News from her home in Canada.
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8 months ago
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Co-pilot of downed Russian jet says he had no warning

The co-pilot of the Russian bomber shot down by Turkish jets on the Syrian border has said he received no warnings before the plane was fired on.
A group of mostly Syrian refugees arrive at the Greek island of Lesvos. (Photo: MGN)
8 months ago
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House votes to curb Syrian refugees, snubs Obama veto threat

The House has rebuked President Barack Obama by ignoring his veto threat and approving a Republican bill erecting fresh barriers for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States.