Thousands of civilians have fled the city to safer ground as the battle there intensifies. An estimated quarter of a million people are trapped in wretched conditions in the city's rebel-held eastern districts since the government sealed its siege of the enclave in late August.
The five-day conference is expected to cement Mr Abbas's control of Fatah and lock out his chief rival, the exiled Mohamed Dahlan. Fatah held its first party congress in 1964 in Damascus, where it endorsed armed struggle as a means of ending Israel's occupation of Palestinian territory.
Sarkozy congratulated the former Prime Ministers of France François Fillon and Alain Juppé on their win in the first round of the elections . That is seen as very unlikely, and a run-off between the two leading contenders will otherwise take place next Sunday, Nov.
He is also said to be seriously considering former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a staunch campaign ally, for the State Department. On Sunday, Conway also derided plans by Hillary Clinton's campaign to participate in an election recount effort in Wisconsin initiated by Green Party candidate Jill Stein.
President-elect Donald Trump this week will meet with retired U.S. General David Petraeus and U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, as well as hold a second meeting with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Trump's transition team said.
He did not give details on the form of the assistance. Kuwait is interested in "the development of its investment and to contribute to improving economic development in Tunisia, which will eventually benefit bilateral relations", Al-Saleh, also Acting Oil Minister, told KUNA and Kuwait TV.
Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi meanwhile flew to an airstrip outside the town of Tal Afar, to the west of Mosul, on a previously unannounced visit on Thursday, according to footage aired by the state-owned Iraqiya television network. ISIS fighters have also launched auto bombs driven by a seemingly endless supply of suicide bombers against their positions and convoys in the city.
A member of the House intelligence committee, Pompeo said former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden should face the death penalty for taking and releasing secret documents about surveillance programs in which the USA government collected the phone records of millions of Americans.
Wounded Knee III in the making? "We have every right to be here to protect our land and to protect our water". The tribe opposes the $3.8 billion pipeline that will skirt its reservation as it carries North Dakota oil to a shipping point in IL.
Sisneros originally announced his decision to resign in a blog post on Saturday, expressing at great length his concerns about the "corrupt" Electoral College and why he believes Trump is "not qualified" to be president of the United States.
The general security of military information agreement, or GSOMIA, enables Japan and South Korea to share and protect classified security information, allowing them to play greater roles in maintaining stability in Northeast Asia. Security Council resolutions", he said in a statement. A survey by Gallup Korea on Friday showed that more than half of those questioned, 59 percent, were against the military intelligence deal between the Seoul and its former colonizer.
A Yemeni man inspects the damage on a street following clashes between pro-government militants, loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi, and Shiite Huthi rebels on November 22, 2016 in the country's third-city Taez. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, who has been attempting to persuade the two sides to agree to a government of national unity, met rebel representatives in Oman on Saturday and is scheduled to hold talks with Hadi in Aden.
Stone also claimed, without offering any evidence whatsoever, that the money raised by Stein had come from Clinton and liberal political activist George Soros. Instead, volunteer voters must sign and submit a recount petition in their individual county. Stein's campaign filed a lawsuit in Pennsylvania on Monday seeking a statewide recount , but it wasn't clear if the courts had the authority to order one.
Flynn's seeming affinity for Russia - he has dined with Russian President Vladimir Putin - and inclination toward stronger military action would suggest he is on the same page as the Trump administration on changing the way USA relations with the country and its leader work.
Gym credits the dismantling of Detroit's public schools to DeVos. Ms. DeVos has a long record of supporting charter schools and vouchers for schools. RANDI WEINGARTEN: My gut reaction was, oh, my God. According to the country's top teachers unions, though, her true agenda is a corporate takeover of America's schools.
The Broncos (7-4) could find themselves fighting for a wild card now. A loss dropped the Broncos to third place behind the first-place Raiders (9-2) and Kansas City in the AFC West. "I am full of speed", said Hill, who showed it off during his 86-yard return on a free kick following a safety that gave Kansas City a 9-3 halftime lead despite gaining just 49 yards of offense.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was eventually questioned Monday in relation to an alleged sex crime allegedly committed in 2010 in Sweden. Authorities allowed a Swedish prosecutor into the embassy Monday to formally question Assange. WikiLeaks released medical records in September claiming Assange's mental health was at risk if he remained any longer in the embassy. A statement on behalf of the Swedish prosecutors said: "As the investigation is ongoing, it is subject to confidentiality".
A takeaway and a disused nightclub were extensively damaged and 30 residents were evacuated from nearby flats. More than 70 flood warnings were put in place across the South West, the Midlands, North East, North West, Wales and the East of England by the Environment Agency on Monday evening, with a further 215 flood alerts issued across England and Wales.
As many as 100,000 Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia are now said to be fighting in Iraq , according to USA military officials - raising concerns that should the Islamic State be defeated, it may only be replaced by another anti-American force that fuels further sectarian violence in the region.
Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Romney recorded robocalls for Cruz, arguing, "A vote for John Kasich is a vote for Donald Trump." referring to independent candidate Evan McMullin, Conway said on Sunday, "As McMullin ran in the state of Utah for president, we don't know who Mitt Romney voted for".
He urged people to start learning how the digital economy works wherein one can use mobile phones as banking devices and make payments. Opening bank accounts will help solve the problem. We will fight the black money and corruption. Escalating her attack on the Prime Minister?s assertion of the need for a cashless economy, the Trinamool Congress chief further said, "We don't trust you or your mismatched wrong technology which you are advertising for".
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem speaks at a news conference after holding talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in Damascus on November 20, 2016. Muallem also called on the US President-elect Donald Trump to put an end to Washington's support for militant groups inside Syria , and restrain countries in the Middle East region that sponsor them militarily and financially.
The shooting took place after the Bayou Classic, an annual college football game between the Grambling State University Tigers and the Southern University Jaguars. Harrison said officers were able to arrest two men at the scene for illegally carry of a firearm. Glean Williams, 24, told the paper he was selling hats at an outdoor table on the corner of Bourbon and Canal streets when the shooting erupted.
But many of those who would scream the loudest if Trump is denied the Presidency are self-proclaimed Second Amendment advocates who have been preaching for an absolutely literal translation (at least their translation) of gun-rights guidelines that were crafted more than 235 years ago.
University President Michael Drake said he spoke with Horujko and thanked him for following his training and stopping the threat in about a minute after the attack occurred. "I was just standing with the police officer and I didn't know what do to", she said. None of their injuries were life-threatening. There were 11 victims in all, one wounded critically.
Police estimate a lower turnout in the capital, at around 270,000. South Korea has seen what is estimated to be its biggest protest in five weeks of demonstrations calling for the president to step down. "I think that's enough reason for me to come out here", student Kim Bo-seong said . "It's much more than simply, 'Oh she knows this person, ' it's deeply intertwined, nearly like they're Rasputin and Park Geun-hye is just a puppet", David Kang, director of the Korean Studies Institute ...
The Democratic Coalition Against Trump reported Trump national security adviser Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Mary McCord, on Friday afternoon for possibly breaking the law by failing to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
The European Parliament vote was in response to the government's heavy-handed crackdown following a failed coup in July. After more than a million migrants made their way into Europe, mostly through Turkey , last year, Turkey and the European Union in March reached an agreement: Turkey would stem the flow of migrants traveling by sea to Greece in return for certain incentives including fast-tracked membership talks, billions of euros in aid for Syrian refugees in Turkey and ...
Meanwhile, Angela Merkel, who has steered Germany through several global crises as its first woman leader, says she will seek a fourth term as chancellor in general elections next year. Le Pen, official candidate of her once-pariah National Front party, is not taking part in the conservative primary. Until Fillon's campaign gathered paced, the bruising campaign battle had focused on the duel between Juppe and Sarkozy and their very different policy platforms, both seeking to counter ...
However, the alert troops immediately took positions and launched a retaliatory fire forcing the terrorists to run for cover and take shelter at the Officers' Mess on the periphery of the camp in Nagrota. "Firing is going on but situation under control", Defence PRO Manish Mehta told ANI . A Deputy Inspector General of BSF among five sustained injuries in a mysterious explosion on global border in Ramgarh sector of Samba district.
Gov. John Kasich joined local officials at the press conference. The Associated Press reports witness to an attack at Ohio State University says he initially thought a vehicle had driven over a curb into pedestrians accidentally but realized it was intentional when a man emerged with a butcher knife.
The YPG, a USA ally in the war with Islamic State, has been hostile to the Aleppo rebel groups. Syria's Al-Watan daily, which is close to the government, said the next stage would be "to divide the remaining (rebel-held) area into. Rebels estimated the losses at 30%. Three people were killed and 29 wounded in rebel fire on western Aleppo on Monday, state media said. The army renewed an operation to retake eastern Aleppo almost two weeks ago, hoping to deal the opposition a potentially ...
Speaking at the Israeli settlement of Halamish in the West Bank, where dozens of homes were damaged at the weekend, he said Israel should respond to any arson by building more settlement homes. Police have arrested 23 people suspected of lighting fires and interrogated another seven. The Palestinian Authority has also provided assistance.
Nineteen-year-old Hameed provided courageous resistance on the fourth day in Mohali with an unbeaten 59 off 156 balls but in the post-match presentation Cook said he needed a plate fitted to fix the injury. But Bairstow did praise Ashwin, terming him someone who has lot of tricks up his sleeve but also made it clear that they are not in awe of the Indian off-spinner.
Two top sources with the president-elect's transition team have revealed that Donald Trump is "furious" with his top aide, Kellyanne Conway, for her recent comments suggesting the Republican " betrayed " his supporters by considering Mitt Romney for a position in his cabinet.