Kate Middleton Tells Mother Who Made Documentary About Raising Her Daughter In Syria That She Is ‘Heartbroken’

Kate Middleton attended the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday along with her husband Prince William. During the event, she spoke with Waad Al-Kateab, the mother who won a BAFTA award for her documentary about raising her daughter in war-torn Syria, reported Daily Mail. The Duchess of Cambridge called the Oscar-nominated Channel 4 documentary […]

Donald Trump Says U.S. Troops Stayed In Syria Because He ‘Kept The Oil’

During a Wisconsin rally on Tuesday night, Donald Trump addressed his decision to keep U.S. troops in eastern Syria, which conflicted with statements that he was bringing them home, as Newsweek reported. “People said to me, ‘Why are you staying in Syria,’” Trump said. “Because I kept the oil, which frankly we should have done […]

Vladimir Putin Caught On Video Laughing About Donald Trump With Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad At Summit

For the second time in six weeks, fellow world leaders have been caught on video appearing to laugh and joke at the expense of President Donald Trump. This time, however, one of those leaders was Vladimir Putin, the Russian president about whom Trump has frequently spoken in glowing terms of admiration. Per the Kremlin, Putin […]

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Allegedly Covered Up Report Suggesting Syria Attack Was Staged

A senior official from chemical weapons watchdog Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) reportedly sent an internal email to remove all traces of a report suggesting the alleged chemical weapons attack on Douma, Syria, in April 2018 was a false flag operation, RT reports. The document was revealed by WikiLeaks and covered an […]

Video Of Raid That Killed Islamic State Leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Made Public By Defense Department

The Pentagon on Wednesday released dramatic footage of the United States special operations raid that resulted in the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, NBC News reported. The video footage, viewable below on this page, appears to have been taken from an aerial drone flying over the terrorist chieftain’s compound in Idlib Province, […]

Russia Accuses United States Of ‘State-Sponsored Gangsterism’ For Alleged Oil Smuggling Operation

On Wednesday, a senior Pentagon official revealed that the United States is planning to send troops and tanks to protect Syria‘s eastern oil fields. The revelation comes not long after Donald Trump removed U.S. troops from northern Syria, which resulted in a Turkish attack on the U.S.’s Kurdish allies in the region. Following the revelation […]

American Soldiers Who Fought Alongside Kurds Slam Donald Trump’s Syria Withdrawal

American soldiers who fought alongside the Kurds in America’s Middle Eastern military endeavors are slamming Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from northern Syria, leaving the American allies open to aggression from Turkey. Reuters interviewed eight current and former soldiers who have gone into battle with Kurdish allies at their side, and they are unanimous […]

Turkey’s Invasion Of Syria Is Reportedly On ‘Pause,’ Could Recommence

Donald Trump’s controversial decision to remove U.S. troops from northeastern Syria has sparked controversy on both sides of the aisle and led to a brutal invasion by Turkey, as The Inquisitr reported. The Turkish attack reportedly aims to push the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) out of the region they currently occupy along the Turkish-Syrian […]

Americans Accompanied Turkish Troops Spying On Kurds, Top Kurd General Says, According To ‘Fox News’ Reporter

The day after to Kurdish General Mazlum Abdi issued a direct plea to Donald Trump to “stop this war,” and warning that Turkey was engaging in “ethnic cleansing” of the Kurdish population in northeastern Syria, as The Inquisitr reported, the same top commander now says that the United States has engaged in “deceit” against the […]

After Boasting He Would Bring Troops ‘Home,’ Donald Trump Now Planning To Leave Hundreds In Syria, Report Says

Early on Sunday, Donald Trump repeated a claim he had made on previous occasions, taking to Twitter to announced that he was, he claimed, “Bringing soldiers home!” In the tweet, according to The Hill, Trump was referring to Unites States troops in Syria — troops he ordered to be pulled back from the Syrian-Turkish border […]

Mitt Romney Says Impeachment Probe Into Donald Trump Will Be Seen As ‘Inflection Point In American History’

During a recent interview with The Atlantic, Utah Senator Mitt Romney, who was critical of Donald Trump’s calls to China and Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden, discussed his feelings on the impeachment probe into the president. Unlike the majority of Republicans, Romney claims he’s open to the possibility of Trump’s impeachment. According to […]

Trump Administration ‘Playing Checkers’ In Syria While Others ‘Playing Chess,’ Says GOP Lawmaker

While it’s not common for Republican politicians in Washington, D.C., to speak out against President Donald Trump‘s policies, his handling of the Syria situation has seemingly generated more push back from his own party than any other controversy since winning the White House. According to The Hill, Texas Republican Rep. Will Hurd took a shot […]

Calling Defense Secretary Mark Esper ‘Mark Esperanto,’ Donald Trump Seemingly Misquotes Him

In a Twitter message on Sunday morning, Donald Trump quoted United States Secretary of Defense Mark Esper discussing the current situation in northeastern Syria. Turkey launched an invasion to drive out the Kurdish population living there after Trump announced, on October 6, that he would pull U.S. troops from the region. “The ceasefire is holding […]

Donald Trump’s Withdrawal From Syria ‘Might Just Undo His Presidency,’ Says Conservative Pundit

During the opening statement of Unfiltered, broadcast on Saturday, conservative CNN anchor, S.E. Cupp, said that President Donald Trump‘s decision to withdraw American troops from Syria “might just undo his presidency,” Mediaite reports. Although Trump did not entirely withdraw troops from Syria, he withdrew them from the northern part of the country, setting the stage […]

Top Kurd General Pleads With Donald Trump, ‘Stop This War!’ Says Turkey Is ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Kurds From Syria

Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that the Kurdish people in Syria are “very happy” with a United States-brokered “cease-fire” deal announced Thursday in the Turkish cross-border assault on the Kurds who live there, as USA Today reported. But the top Kurdish commander in Syria told a very different and far bleaker story on Saturday, as […]

Turkish President Vows To ‘Crush Heads’ Of Kurds, Turkey Uses Cease-Fire To Take Territory, ‘NBC News’ Reports

Two days have passed since Donald Trump hailed an announced cease-fire in Syria between the attacking Turkish military and Kurds who have made northeastern Syria their home “a great day for civilization.” This was so even as Middle East experts described the agreement brokered by United States Vice President Mike Pence as a “surrender.” On […]

Turkey’s Recep Erdoğan Outraged By Donald Trump’s ‘Don’t Be A Fool!’ Letter, Tells Trump ‘We Will Not Forget’

Three days after a phone call with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in which he promised to remove U.S. troops from Syria’s border with Turkey to make way for the country’s long-planned assault on the Kurdish people living there, Donald Trump sent a letter to Erdoğan. The letter was so strangely written, threatening, and informal […]

Donald Trump Claims ‘We’ve Taken Control Of The Oil’ In Syria, But Video Shows Russians Control Major Oil City

On Friday, Donald Trump made a claim about the conflict in Syria that baffled foreign policy and energy industry experts, according to a Bloomberg News report. Trump told reporters that the United States had “taken control of the oil in the Middle East.” A video posted online this week, however, shows Russian mercenaries in control […]

Mitch McConnell Slams President Trump For Syria Troop Pullout: ‘Grave Strategic Mistake’

On the heels of a so-called ceasefire brokered by Vice President Mike Pence between Turkey and the United States regarding fighting in the area where President Donald Trump pulled out most of the remaining U.S. military forces, the president continues to face increased scrutiny over the decision, which critics claim is leaving Kurdish forces unnecessarily […]

President Trump Downplays Overnight Attack On Kurds That Happened After ‘Ceasefire’ Was Brokered

Vice President Mike Pence made headlines on Thursday after he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced in a press conference that the U.S. had brokered a temporary ceasefire with Turkey for the region in Syria where President Donald Trump pulled out U.S. troops. But according to CNN, violent clashes continued to erupt in the […]

Kurds Quickly Reject ‘Cease Fire’ Deal In Syria Announced By Mike Pence, ‘No Safe Zone Will Happen,’ Kurds Say

Within about an hour of the United States Vice President Mike Pence announcing a negotiated “cease fire” in Turkey’s attack on the Kurdish people living in northeastern Syria, the Kurds flatly rejected the deal. They said that the agreement meant they would be forced to abandon the territory that has served as home to the […]

Vladimir Putin ‘Laughing Out Loud’ At Donald Trump’s Syria Crisis, Says Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist

As the United States Vice President Mike Pence announced a “cease fire” in the Turkish attack on the Kurdish people in Syria, as the BBC reported, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist, who has authored two books on Donald Trump, says that the “mess” in Syria benefits one person — Vladimir Putin. According to Pence’s announcement, […]

Vice President Pence Lands Syria Ceasefire Deal Between Turkey And The U.S.

On the heels of President Donald Trump‘s order for the U.S. troop pullout in northeastern Syria that paved the way for a brutal military assault on friendly Kurdish forces by the Turkish military, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Thursday that the U.S. and Turkey have agreed to a […]

Donald Trump Has Made 129 False Claims In Past Week, The Most In Past Three Months, CNN Fact Checker Says

In the past week, the president has made well over 100 false claims, which is the most he has reportedly made in one week at least over the past three months, according to CNN fact checker Daniel Dale, who tweeted the fact Wednesday afternoon. According to the tweet, Dale said the president has made the […]

Lindsey Graham Throws His Full Support Behind Donald Trump For Sanctioning Turkey

President Donald Trump‘s decision to pull U.S. troops out of northeastern Syria last week ahead of a planned Turkish military invasion of the area came under intense criticism from both sides of the political aisle, especially from top Republican ally Sen. Lindsey Graham. Graham, who labeled Trump’s decision a “blunder” and a “disaster in the […]

Hundreds Of Islamic State Militants Escape Prison After Donald Trump Orders American Troop Pullback In Syria

Hundreds of imprisoned Islamic State militants have reportedly escaped from prisons in Syria after American President Donald Trump ordered U.S. troops to move out of the area, allowing Turkey to launch an attack against Kurdish forces that experts say now threatens to allow the Islamic State to regroup in the area. Not long after Trump […]

Middle East Expert On Donald Trump’s Confusing Syria Tweet: ‘I Have No Idea What These Words Mean’

Donald Trump’s confusing tweet about Syria has prompted widespread criticism and a sharp response from one Middle East expert, who says he has no idea what Trump is talking about. As he faces growing criticism for allowing Turkey to conduct a military operation in Syria attacking America’s Kurdish allies, Donald Trump appeared to respond on […]

‘Pull My Name Off The I Support Donald Trump List,’ Says GOP Lawmaker Over Syria Pullout

President Donald Trump was on the receiving end from both sides of the political aisle for his recent and controversial decision to remove U.S. troops from a section of Syria, which, in turn, left American allies vulnerable to attacks from Turkey. But while the Republicans who voiced concern over the move measured their criticism, at […]

ISIS Fighters Held In Syrian Prisons Say They Will ‘Go After America’ If Released By Fleeing Kurdish Troops

ISIS fighters being held in Syrian prisons say they plan to “go after America” if they are released by Kurdish troops who could soon be fleeing from Turkish attacks. The militants are being held across a network of prisons on northern Syria and guarded by the Kurdish military, which took up the brunt of fighting […]

Donald Trump Claims He Consulted Joint Chiefs Before Syria Decision, But Report Says Pentagon Was ‘Blindsided’

Donald Trump claimed on Monday that he had consulted the Joint Chiefs of Staff before his decision to allow Turkey to launch a military operation in Syria that experts will lead to the slaughter of American allies, but Trump’s statement contradicts with a new report saying that the Pentagon was “blindsided” by the decision. The […]

Donald Trump Makes Up To $1 Million Per Year From Trump Towers Istanbul, Documents Reveal

In 2012, Donald Trump opened a twin tower structure in Turkey under the brand name Trump Towers Istanbul. The buildings were constructed and remain owned by a Turkish company, but Trump licensed his name to the project and continues to derive significant revenue from fees for the use if his name. In fact, according to […]

Donald Trump ‘Has No Spine,’ And ‘Got Rolled’ By Turkey, National Security Council Official Tells ‘Newsweek’

Less than 24 hours after the White House announced that Donald Trump ordered United States troops away from the border between Syria and Turkey, green-lighting a Turkish invasion aimed at the Kurdish fighters there who led the battle against the terrorist group ISIS, reports came out of the region that Turkish warplanes were already attacking […]

Hillary Clinton Blasts President Trump On Syria And Siding With Turkey & Russia Over Allies

Late last night, the White House announced President Donald Trump’s decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria, which is a reversal of policy, according to an AP report. Many, including Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio and Senator Bernie Sanders, spoke out against the president’s unexpected move. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton […]

Looted Antiquities From Syria And Iraq Are Being Sold On Facebook

Professor Amr al-Azm, an archaeologist who fled Syria and currently works at Shawnee State University in Ohio, has spent the past 24 months painstakingly going through hundreds of Facebook groups on a mission to find hundreds of historical artifacts that have gone missing in Iraq and Syria. The professor shared his depressing findings — which […]

Syrian Refugee Camps Battered By Floods

Over 40,000 displaced persons, across 14 refugee camps, were battered by the recent flooding in northern Syria’s Idlib province, resulting in destroyed shelters, lost possessions, and at least two deaths, reports The National. The thousands of refugees living in these camps, having already survived mortar attacks, bombings, and other violence, have been unable to return […]

British ISIS Bride Shamima Begum’s Baby Has Died In Syria

Shamimia Begum’s newborn son has passed away, CNN is reporting. Begum has been at the center of controversy as of late as she begged to return to the United Kingdom after fleeing her home country of London to join ISIS in Syria when she was 15 years old. In response, U.K. Home Secretary Sajid Javid […]

ISIS Reportedly Controls Less Than A Quarter Of A Square Mile Now

The so-called Islamic State, a terrorist group which took over large tracts of Syria over the last decade using violence and online propaganda, is finally being cornered into defeat, according to reports emerging from the Middle East. ISIS now controls less than a quarter of a square mile, a commander with the US-backed Syrian Democratic […]

Donald Trump Pledges New Invasion Of Afghanistan, Saying ‘We Have Very Fast Airplanes’ If Al Qaeda Returns

In an interview that aired on the CBS News program Face the Nation Sunday morning, Donald Trump appeared to waffle on his commitment, announced in December, to pull United States troops out of Syria — while also appearing to say that he would launch a second U.S. invasion of Afghanistan if terrorist groups took hold […]

Sarah Sanders Says God ‘Wanted Donald Trump To Become President’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders believes Donald Trump’s presidency was preordained, The Hill is reporting. Sanders spoke with David Brody and Jennifer Wishon of the Christian Broadcasting Network on Wednesday, January 30, about various religion-related issues. At one point, Brody asked Sanders to give a “spiritual perspective” on Trump’s presidency thus far. “I […]

Texas Teacher Charged With Aiding ISIS After Being Captured In Syria

A teacher from Texas could be facing 20 years behind bars and a fine of up to $250,000 for attempting to help the terrorist group ISIS in Syria. Warren Christopher Clark was captured in the Middle Eastern country by Kurdish militia along with a group of ISIS militants early in January, reports NBC News. Following […]

Lindsey Graham Worried Trump’s Claim He Defeated ISIS In Syria Has Only Emboldened The Terrorist Group

December was a month of turmoil for politics. In the middle of the month, President Donald Trump sent out a series of tweets claiming that the U.S. forces based in Syria have defeated ISIS in the region. Thereafter, he announced that all the troops would be coming home almost immediately. Not everyone is as confident […]

Mike Pence States ‘ISIS Has Been Defeated’ Hours After Group Claims Fatal Attack In Syria

It’s unclear if Vice President Mike Pence was just late to the news that ISIS has taken responsibility for a suicide bombing this morning in Syria, or if he’s just toeing the Trump administration line that says the terrorist group has been defeated. The Daily Beast says that Pence boasted on a conference call this […]

Pentagon Official Calls 120-Day Syria Exit Plan An Attempt To Please Trump And ‘Not Get Everyone Killed’

A new report from CNN has multiple sources from inside the Pentagon criticizing President Donald Trump’s demands to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, with one official telling the news outlet a 120-day timeline presented was “trying to please the President and not get everyone killed.” President Trump has few to no supporters in his Department […]

Donald Trump Calls Pentagon Generals ‘Better Looking Than Tom Cruise, And Stronger’ In Rambling Press Briefing

In what NBC News reporter Katy Tur, who covered Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, called “the stream of consciousness from man who hasn’t talked to anybody in a few weeks,” as quoted by TPM, Trump concluded a meeting with his top cabinet officials on Wednesday with a 90-minute, impromptu press conference in which he criticized […]

Trump Keeps Changing His Mind On Whether ISIS Is Defeated Or Not

Has the United States and its allies defeated ISIS? The question is one well worth asking, especially since President Donald Trump has given conflicting answers on the topic. On December 19, shortly after announcing that he would be withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria, Trump announced ISIS was defeated, fulfilling a campaign promise he made in […]

Donald Trump ‘Erratic’ And ‘Not Fit’ For Office, Says Julian Castro

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro slammed President Donald Trump in an interview broadcast Sunday, calling him “erratic” and suggesting that he is “not fit” for office, the Hill reports. According to the former mayor of San Antonio, Donald Trump is letting down the American people and American allies abroad. The “turmoil” with […]

Deployed Marines ‘Have No Idea’ What Is Happening, Unsure If Trump Is Telling The Truth About Withdrawal

Prompting widespread criticism and shocking the world, President Donald Trump announced on December 19 via Twitter the withdrawal of all United States troops from Syria and Afghanistan. As previously reported by the Inquistir, bar a handful of notable exceptions, virtually the entire media and political establishment criticized the decision. Lawmakers from both sides of the […]

Turkish Troops Mass Near Syrian Border, Prompting Fear Of Attack Against Kurdish Fighters After US Pulls Out

Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump made a shock announcement over Twitter. According to the American Commander in Chief, ISIS has been defeated in Syria. Following that, he said that U.S. troops stationed in the country would be coming home. While Trump seems confident this is the case, the news has unsettled those in the […]

Four Months After Threat To Seize Trump Towers Istanbul, Trump Gave In To Turkey’s Syria Troop Pullout Demand

Donald Trump, according to a CNN investigative report published on Sunday, made his announcement that he would order a full withdrawal of the United States military forces from Syria after a phone call with Turkey’s President Recep Erdogan, in which the Turkish strongman repeatedly peppered Trump with what he said were reasons the U.S. troops […]

Rand Paul Slams Neoconservatives, Warmongers In Twitter Thread

Republican Senator Rand Paul took to Twitter on Sunday to “air his grievances” about the way politicians and the media have treated President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops from Syria and Afghanistan. “I’m going to start out with a grievance against the entire foreign policy establishment of Washington D.C.,” Paul wrote, arguing that […]