If confirmed, the missile launches would be the third attack in about a week targeting the Mason and other United States ships. The French Frigate Jean de Vienne (D643), left, and guided-missile destroyer USS Mason (DDG 87), manuever into position for a gunnery exercise.
A victory in Mosul would be a huge blow to the Islamic State, pushing it out of the last major urban center under its control in Iraq. The four-page leaflets told residents that Iraqi-led forces, supported by the US-led coalition against ISIS, were making advances on the city and that no one should panic.
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He further hoped that the Mosul residents will be free from savage Daesh terrorists soon. Turkey-Iraq relations became strained after Ankara sent troops late previous year to Bashiqa in northern Iraq to allegedly train anti-Daesh fighters there, a move Baghdad labeled a "blatant violation" of its sovereignty.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has questioned the legitimacy of the election, pressing unsubstantiated claims the contest is rigged against him. There was trouble in OH, too, where Trump severed ties with the state's Republican Party chairman, Matt Borges , who had become openly critical of the nominee at times.
Bring your money to somewhere else". "Pagkatapos, you, instead of helping us, you know very well that I entered the presidency midterm and I was operating now on a budget that is not mine". "The United States held on to invisible chains that reined us in towards dependency and submission as little brown brothers not capable of true independence and freedom", Yasay said.
He continued driving and shot another woman who was seated in her vehicle before speeding off toward an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem . A Palestinian militant carried out a drive-by shooting near the national headquarters of the Israeli police in Jerusalem Sunday, killing two people and wounding five others before being shot dead following a frenzied chase through the streets of the holy city, Israeli police and emergency services said.
The conflict, which has killed more than 300,000 people and displaced millions, is at increasing risk of morphing into a proxy war between Russian Federation, the US and regional powers. Tension between Russian Federation and the United States is making peace in Syria harder to achieve. "President Obama has not taken any options off the table at this point in time.
The 8th BRICS Summit concluded here on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling upon leaders of the group of emerging economies to double the size of intra-grouping trade to $500 billion by next five years. Secretary Amar Sinha, who addressed the media at the end of the BRICS summit, said the document "focused on concepts". Meeting in the beach resort state of Goa in southwestern India, the five countries known collectively as BRICS - Brazil, Russia , India, China and South Africa ...
While acknowledging the "importance of the Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls for the three monotheistic religions", the document refers to the sacred hilltop only by the name "al-Aqsa Mosque/al-Haram al-Sharif (Noble Sanctuary)". Donald Trump, the GOP presidential nominee, said he'll insist on Jerusalem getting recognition as Israel's capital by moving the USA embassy there.
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One image showed a leaflet containing safety instructions for Mosul residents, urging them to tape over windows to prevent the glass from shattering, to avoid the sites of air strikes for at least an hour after a place is bombed, and saying they should not drive if possible.
US-Russian relations are at unsafe low-point as US Vice President Joe Biden threatened Russia with a cyber-attack in a televised interview on Friday, while Russian television warned citizens to prepare bomb shelters and check their gas masks.
The attack illustrates the group's "cowardice and contempt for human life and their attempt to sow sectarian discord among the people of Iraq", read a statement by the State Department. But the recapture of Mosul is unlikely to mark the end of the war against ISIS, which still holds other territory in Iraq and is likely to turn increasingly to insurgent tactics, such as bombings and hit-and-run attacks, as it loses more ground.
However, a Pentagon official later said only that the vessels "detected possible inbound missile threats and deployed appropriate defensive measures". The incident, which occurred late Saturday or early Sunday local time, is the latest in a string of recent missile attacks on the destroyer from rebel-held areas of Yemen .
With an urban landscape of high-story buildings and 5,000 to 8,000 rebel fighters holding out against a combined force of Syrian army and Hezbollah and Iranian-backed Shiite fighters totalling no more than 20,000, it's a "hard task" to capture eastern Aleppo , said Anton Lavrov, an independent Russian military analyst.
Also Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin said he hoped the USA and its allies would work to avoid civilian casualties in the Mosul offensive. The Turkish military "began to train some of these forces on the ground at the invitation of the Iraqi government", according to the official who was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly.
The declaration itself was less specific, however. He condemned the mindset which proclaims terrorism is justified for political gains. Underlining that "Criminality should be the only basis for punitive action against the individuals and organizations responsible for carrying out terrorist acts", the Prime Minister said "Terrorist funding, their weapons supply, training and political support must be systematically cut off".
Former chancellor Ken Clarke was among a number of Conservative MPs to warn that uncertainty over the form Brexit would take was unsettling financial markets and inhibiting investment in Britain. Of the 36 respondents from the remain camp, 14 said they had come round to backing a start to Brexit negotiations. THERESA May sparked fresh Tory civil war last night by refusing MPs a vote on her Brexit plan.
The attacker escaped and headed to the tomb of the Hebrew prophet Samuel, 1.3 kilometers north of Jerusalem's Ramot neighborhood. Israeli officials say the assailant wounded at least six people in Sunday's attack. The attack took place at Ammunition Hill, the scene of several previous attacks during last year's terror wave. He added that the "incitement leads to murder and inciters must get harsher prison sentences".
But with a 4.0-yard average, those yards have not come easily. This week, that red-zone defense could have a real challenge having to face Kaepernick , a running threat who can make things happen when things break down. Kap can do what we're doing". Colin Kaepernick has successfully used his platform as an National Football League player to stimulate conversation about what he terms racial injustice and oppression of people of color in the United States, "particularly black people", as ...
The U.S. mission to United Nations at Geneva said that the goal for Kerry's Swiss trip this time was to meet with foreign ministers from key regional partners to discuss a multilateral approach to resolving the crisis in Syria, including a sustained cessation of violence and the resumption of humanitarian aid .
FILE - In this picture provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, Syrian Civil Defense workers search through the rubble in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, Syria, Oct. Syria and Russian Federation counter that they are only targeting militants in Aleppo and accuse the United States of breaking the ceasefire by bombing scores of Syrian troops fighting Islamic State insurgents, over which the United States has expressed regret.
The USS Mason , a destroyer, launched countermeasures and was not hit in Saturday's strike. The U.S. State Department said Saturday that the two U.S. The Mason and a second ship were targeted by a two-missile assault from the Yemeni coast last weekend followed by a similar attack on Wednesday. "It remains a top priority for us to try to end the violence and get to the table as soon as possible", Kerry said.
Tusk said Thursday that the task of European negotiators "will be to protect the interests of the EU as a whole and each of the 27 member states". Without naming Johnson, notorious in Brussels for his jokey phrase that Britain could have its cake and eat it, Tusk criticised "the proponents of the cake philosophy" who argued the United Kingdom could be part of the European Union single market without bearing any of the costs.
Clinton had given a paid speech in New York City in October 2014 for the German bank Deutsche Bank. For more than a week, Wikileaks has published in stages what it says are hacked emails from the account of John Podesta, Clinton's campaign chairman.
On Tuesday, Ms. May assented to a Labour motion for a "full and transparent debate" in Parliament over the government's Brexit plans. The Prime Minister's amendment adds that any scrutiny must "not undermine the negotiating position of the government as negotiations are entered into".
Prime Minister Modi said Sri Lanka is one of India's most valued friends and the two countries are working to further deepen the bilateral ties. The nations, with a joint estimated GDP of $16 trillion, set up their own bank in parallel to the Washington-based International Monetary Fund and World Bank and hold summits rivalling the G7 forum.
East Jerusalem, with sites holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims, was captured by Israel during the 1967 Mideast war. At a time when worldwide boycotts against Israel for its occupation of Palestinian land are gaining steam, Tel Aviv's decision to boycott Unesco sets a precedent.
She said if the British government rejects those efforts and takes steps to hurt Scotland's economy she would "make sure" that Scots get another chance to choose a better future. "I'm a student and I have spoken to a lot of students who voted "No" last time, and since Brexit happened they've actually changed their minds", she said.
Police in Montenegro have arrested 20 Serbs suspecting of planning politically motivated armed attacks amid a parliamentary election Sunday that could determine whether the small Balkan state continues on its Western course or turns back to traditional ally Russian Federation.
Earlier, the Enforcement Directorate had registered a case of money laundering against Qureshi, whose links with senior CBI officers were revealed during an investigation carried out by the Income Tax department. The ED is investigating a money-laundering case against him. The money laundering case was registered against Qureshi under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) past year.
As per RealClearPolitics, which keeps tracks of all major polls , Clinton's lead over Trump has now increased to 6.5 percentage points in the average of major national polls. Trump was noticeably combative as a result, often disputing the amount of time he was given to speak compared with Clinton. Voters say by a 7-point margin, 49 percent to 42 percent, that they'd prefer to see Congress controlled by Democrats than Republicans, the biggest advantage Democrats have seen since the ...
However, the U.S. president is believed to be reluctant to order airstrikes on Syrian government targets. Airstrikes in Aleppo , a rebel-held city, resumed after ceasefire talks failed, but the USA and Russian Federation agreed on Wednesday to resume talks to resolve the situation.
The man, whose name has not been released yet, recognized al-Bakr from the wanted poster and took him back to his apartment. When they realized it was him, Mohammad told Bild , they wrapped him up in several extension cords and went to the police.