Mahmoud Bali/Voice of America

AMMAN, Jordan — Syrian army units on Friday were reported to have entered Manbij, a Kurdish-controlled city that has become a major flashpoint in the country's civil war and an operating base for hundreds of U.S. troops.

The government's entry came at the request of Kurdish militias, who were concerned about the imminent threat of attack by Turkey in the wake of President Donald Trump's abrupt order last week to withdraw all U.S. troops from Syria.

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