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Trump Gives No Timetable for Syria Exit, Wants to Protect Kurds

Entertainment
WASHINGTON, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would get out of Syria slowly "over a period of time" and would protect the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the country as Washington draws down troops.Trump did not provide a timetable for the planned military exit from Syria, which he announced last month against the advice of top national security aides and without consulting lawmakers or U.S. allies participating in anti-Islamic State operations.The decision prompted Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to resign. Trump said on Wednesday he had essentially fired Mattis, whose letter of resignation was seen as a sharp rebuke to the Republican president.During a Cabinet meeting at the White House in front of reporters, Trump said he had never set a reported four-month ti...

Trump Gives No Timetable for Syria Exit, Wants to Protect Kurds

Entertainment
WASHINGTON, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States would get out of Syria slowly "over a period of time" and would protect the U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in the country as Washington draws down troops.Trump did not provide a timetable for the planned military exit from Syria, which he announced last month against the advice of top national security aides and without consulting lawmakers or U.S. allies participating in anti-Islamic State operations.The decision prompted Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to resign. Trump said on Wednesday he had essentially fired Mattis, whose letter of resignation was seen as a sharp rebuke to the Republican president.During a Cabinet meeting at the White House in front of reporters, Trump said he had never set a reported four-month ti...

Military Intelligence dismantled a Daesh cell and arrested all its members in Mosul

Sports
BAGHDAD, The Directorate of Military Intelligence announced on Wednesday that it was able to penetrate and dismantle a terrorist cell belonging to the Daesh organization and arrested all its elements south of Mosul.The Directorate said in a statement that the detachments of the Directorate of Military Intelligence was able to overthrow a cell working for the gangs of terrorist Daesh, and the arrest of all elements in the area of Hammam al-Alil, south of the city of Mosul.The Directorate said that "the elements of the cell were previously in the security of Daesh, and are currently collecting information about our security units and some important people and figures in the province of Nineveh, indicating that the cell elements are wanted to judiciary under a warrant of arrest under Article ...

Saudi Ambassador to Morocco Meets with ISESCO Director General

Medical
Rabat, Abdullah bin Saad Al-Ghariri, Saudi ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco, met here today with Dr. Abdulaziz Othman Tuwaijri, Director General of the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).During the meeting, they exchanged cordial talks and discussed coordination between the embassy and the organization to serve the common interests.Source: Saudi Press Agency

A nest to gangs of oil smuggling and its derivatives arrested in Tuwerij district of Karbala

Politics
Baghdad, seized - A joint security force from the Karbala oil police station and the Karbala police force seized a nest to the gangs of smuggling oil and its derivatives in the district of Tuwerij."The nest contained two iron tanks with a capacity of 5000 liters empty and two others with capacity of 10,000, one empty, the other filled with oil and 23 barrels, and two pumps of the Ruben type," a statement from the Interior Ministry said.Source: National Iraqi News Agency