Trump agrees to keep US troops in Syria | News | Al Jazeera

Trump agrees to keep US troops in Syria

US president's decision comes a day after saying he wanted to pull American troops out, arguing that the United States had essentially already won the battle against ISIS.

    Donald Trump has agreed to keep US troops in Syria, for the time being at least, a day after he said he wants them out.

    The US president is said to have changed his mind after meeting with national security advisers.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from the White House.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.