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By IDAN ZONSHINE
Putin also told Arab broadcasters in an interview aired on Sunday he had no reliable information about who was behind last month's attack on Saudi oil facilities.
The president also said Iran's missile programme should be dealt with as a separate matter to its nuclear programme, ahead of his first visit to Saudi Arabia in over a decade.
"The Guards should have advanced and modern weapons ... Your weapons should be modern and updated. It should be developed at home. You need to develop and produce your weapons," Khamenei said.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
“We are standing with our close friend and partner, the State of Israel,” Trump said, as he reviewed the steps he has taken on behalf of the Jewish state since taking office.
More than 130,000 people have been displaced from rural areas around the northeast Syrian border as a result of fighting between Turkish-led forces and Kurdish militia.
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN
Turkey has used the Syrian Arab fighters as a way to avoid casualties, unleashing them to attack and murder Kurds after US President Donald Trump announced the US would leave parts of Syria.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
In a speech three years ago, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei complained that English was even spreading into daycares.
By TZVI JOFFRE
Iranian forces and Iranian-backed militias in Al-Bukamal have been targeted multiple times by airstrikes in recent months.
Syria is not a vacuum and when ISIS makes progress in Syria it will affect Iraq. “ISIS continues its guerilla insurgency in rural areas,” the report notes.
Iran's call came on the fourth day of Turkey's offensive against the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, which Ankara regards as a terrorist group with links to the PKK.
"Now the SDF's attack has started and there are very fierce clashes now," Marvan Qamishlo, an SDF military media official told Reuters.
Iran spokesman Ali Rabei Rabei was quoted by IRNA as saying "an appropriate response will be given to the designers of this cowardly attack..."
Turkish forces had overnight stepped up their bombardment of Ras al Ain in their incursion, after U.S. troops in the region came under artillery fire from Turkish positions.
"They're going to be going there next week," Morrison was cited by Australian media as saying.
The shelling was heavy, and the Turkish Defense Ministry denied targeting American soldiers, says attack was supposed to be on "terrorist positions".
The Kurds, who recaptured swathes of northeastern Syria from Islamic State with the backing of the United States, say the Turkish assault could allow the jihadist group to re-emerge.
"We have not abandoned the Kurds, let me be clear about that," U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper told reporters at the Pentagon.
Trump said the United States would not bear the expense of the deployment. "Saudi Arabia, at my request, has agreed to pay us for everything we’re doing," he told reporters.
Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday.
"The foreign terrorist fighters will not be released," the official said. "However, there will also be initiatives to send them back to their countries of origin."
As Turkey's assault of the Kurds continues, each part of the world reacts differently
Because the US pursued several different tracks on Syria policy, often isolated in silos of feedback loops, the view of the SDF was not discussed openly between policy teams
Two missiles caused an explosion on an Iranian oil tanker, originally said to be a terrorist attack.
By OMRI NAHMIAS
"These sanctions are not only a response to the Erdogan regime's violent attacks in northern Syria; Congress has long had concerns about the regime's cooperation with US adversaries, such as Russia."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
“We defeated 100% of the ISIS Caliphate and no longer have any troops in the area under attack by Turkey, in Syria. We did our job perfectly!” Trump tweeted.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
By EYTAN HALON
By RACHEL WOLF
By ANNA BRESKY/MA'ARIV
By ROSSELLA TERCATIN
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