Iraqi troops are also positioned east of Mosul in the Khazer area, along with Kurdish Peshmerga forces, and to the north of the city near the Mosul Dam and Bashiqa areas. Eight policemen were killed and 11 others wounded in the first attack, which took place in Mutaibija, south of the city of Tikrit, while the militants had three dead in their ranks.
Boko Haram published a video in August apparently showing recent footage of dozens of the kidnapped girls and said some had been killed in air strikes. But progress has been made against the terrorist group, and the liberation of 21 girls is a big step toward the goal of bringing the rest of the Chibok girls back, as well as other captives of the organization.
The battle to retake Mosul will be the largest military operation in Iraq since US troops left in 2011 and, if successful, the biggest setback yet for the extremists. "The way this offensive is carried out, as well as the treatment of the fleeing civilians at the hands of the fighting forces, and the effectiveness of the humanitarian response, will determine the future of Iraq and how Iraqis will live side by side with each other".
CHP Officer Jake Sanchez said that at 3:30 p.m., the auto hit a guardrail, and plunged 60 feet below, landing in the crowd below. And the CHP identifies the driver of the truck as Richard Anthony Sepolio, a 25-year-old navy sailor, based out of Coronado.
Rescue teams had to cut the ill-fated buses to take out the bodies and injured passengers. "Death toll has climbed to 30", Hassan Iqbal, police inspector of Rahim Yar Khan, told Reuters . Dr. Tasleem Kamran at a government hospital said the injured were being treated and that several were reported to be in critical condition. Deadly road accidents are common in Pakistan, mainly because of bad road infrastructure and reckless driving.
Another important agreement was signed between Gazprom and Engineers India Limited (EIL) for the joint study of a gas pipeline to India from Russian Federation and other areas of cooperation. "BRICS must speak in one voice against this threat", Modi added. Additionally, India and Russian Federation are struggling to reach a final agreement on co-development and co-production of fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA).
Infantino promised that the 2026 World Cup bidding process would be "absolutely transparent and bulletproof" and said he would encourage the idea of co-hosting to keep down costs. Critics say an increase in teams will dilute the quality of football at the World Cup . "It is not a secret that I believe in an expansion of the World Cup ", Infantino told AFP last week, opting for a 48-team competition by 2026.
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USA intelligence agencies said the hack was thought to be "state-sponsored" but that claim was refuted by cyber security firm InfoArmor. The report cited three former Yahoo employees and another unidentified person familiar with the matter.
According to RCMP, the Cessna Citation twin-engine jet was destined for Springbank Airport. Jim Billington currently works for Saskatchewan's minister of health now, but was hired straight out of university to work on Prentice's campaign for the leadership of Alberta's Progressive Conservative Party.
In addition to carrying out airstrikes, the US -led worldwide coalition will also offer artillery fire, he added. He said ISIS will fight hard to maintain its last stronghold in Iraq, which it has controlled for more than two years. The warning to residents came hours after ISIS started telling wounded fighters in Mosul that they could go to the group's power base in Syria as Iraqi forces and others prepared to retake the city, a source inside Mosul told CNN .
Ms. Leeds, who is now 74, alleged that Mr. Trump groped her on a flight to NY, in or around 1980. Summer Zervos, 41, says Trump made aggressive, unwanted sexual advances in a Beverly Hills, California, hotel room in 2007. In the past 24 hours, women have come forward telling stories of sexual assault, groping and unwanted advances. More than 20 former crew members, editors and contestants on Trump's " Apprentice " reality show described a pattern of crass behavior and demeaning ...
In a significant setback to the Islamic State (ISIS), Syrian rebels on Sunday confirmed that they had recaptured the important village of Dabiq from the control of the Islamic State. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday his country was determined to participate in the battle for Mosul. The rebels were supported by the Turkish military in an operation called Euphrates Shield.
Tesco , Britain's biggest grocery chain, has pulled dozens of Unilever brand products from its website after a disagreement over prices in the wake of a partly Brexit-driven slump in the British currency. One source said Unilever has been the most aggressive when it comes to price demands of all the other large consumer goods businesses. "While politicians can deny reality, a shampoo produced on the Continent is now 17 percent more expensive ", former Tesco executive Bruno Monteyne ...
Both nations also condemned terrorism in all forms and manifestations. "China will always be Cambodia's good partner and friend", he told Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni in Phnom Penh on Thursday after arriving for his first visit to the country as president.
Mr Ban was greeted by Prime Minister Enex Jean-Charles before both men boarded a helicopter to fly over the south to inspect the damage caused by the storm. But the U.N. only acknowledged in August, following a leaked internal report, that it played a role in introducing cholera to Haiti and vowed to aid victims in the impoverished Caribbean nation, which has experienced the worst outbreak of the disease in recent history.
Much of the training of Iraqi and Kurdish security forces by American and coalition trainers has effectively been directed at generating the more than 25,000 troops believed needed for an offensive on Mosul. What Is the Iraqi Military Plan for Mosul? Black smoke intensified Saturday. In northern Iraq, the main road to Mosul is dotted with villages deserted in expectation of the fight.
The governor ordered Georgia's six coastal counties to evacuate for the hurricane on October 6. There have been 2,300 rescues since the storm hit, but, for the first time, none overnight Friday, McCrory said. State regulators, who evaluated conditions at Duke Energy's H.F. Lee power plant in Wayne County on Saturday, determined that a small amount of coal ash - less than would fit in a pickup truck - was released from an inactive basin.
Shortly afterward, Zervos said that Trump called to tell her he was coming to Los Angeles , and they arranged to meet for dinner. Separately, the Washington Post published an interview with a woman who said Trump put his hand up her skirt in a crowded NY nightclub in the early 1990s in an unwanted advance, when she had never even met him.
Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said that Thailand's Constitution mandates that the head of the Privy Council, an advisory body to the monarch, becomes regent. No matter what time of day, people are flocking to the Palace to pay their respects. The royal dynasty, dating to the late 18th century, includes King Mongkut (1804-1868), whom Yul Brynner portrayed as an autocrat in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I , and his grandfather King Chulalongkorn (1853-1910), a ...
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May will also be joined by her International Trade Secretary Liam Fox and a delegation of representatives from small and mid-size businesses. "The relationships between our two countries are strong, and the Indian diaspora plays a vital role in our national life", May said.
He said eight other conscripts were wounded in separate blasts in the same city and the victims' ages varied between 21 and 28. Thank you for reading and relying on TulsaWorld.com for your news and information. A previously unheard of group, "Hasm", or "Decisiveness", seems to have taken the lead in those attacks. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says the war against Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula will be long, but that conditions in the vast and arid region were improving.
The multiple attacks largely targeted Shia Muslims in the Iraqi capital, where a suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest inside a crowded funeral tent filled with mourners, claiming the lives of at least 30 people and injuring more than another 60 , according to the Associated Press .
The West African countrys first lady also stated that President Buhari had not told her whether he would contest the next presidential election but asserted that as his wife, that if things continue like this up to 2019, I will not go out and campaign again and ask any woman to vote like I did before.
US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter welcomed news of the recapture of the town and congratulated the fighters involved. Mosul is the biggest of the cities controlled by the group, one of the two capitals of its self-proclaimed caliphate, and its supporters are expected to put up a tough fight, said Col.
The 21 girls were freed after the Red Cross and the Swiss government brokered a deal with the group, officials said on Thursday. "This was not a swap ". In the wake of the kidnapping of the 276 young women, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama led a social media initiative to raise awareness about the plight of the missing Chibok girls, and add pressure to fight for their release.
Parties, including DMK, Congress, PWA, TMC, Dravidar Kazhagam, traders and various Tamil outfits are participating in the protest called by farmers' organisations. The apex court had set up the team while hearing a petition by Tamil Nadu government seeking release of Cauvery water by Karnataka. While the word is that the two leaders met on the Cauvery Water Dispute case and the way ahead for the state when the case is heard in the Supreme Court on Monday, one can't prevent tongues from wagging.
He called Seoul's policy "just as suicidal and irrational" as North Korea's threats to attack the U.S. Pyongyang's official Korea Central News Agency on Saturday said the comment hurt the dignity of its leader and said the United States will "have to pay a high price".
A diverse coalition of Iraqi forces launched a long-awaited offensive against Islamic State in Mosul , one of the last major cities still controlled by the militant group. Retaking Mosul would be a major victory against the Islamic State. USA military officials estimate there are 3,500 to 5,000 ISIS fighters in Mosul .
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ratified an agreement with the Syrian government that allows Russia to use the Hmeimim air base in Syria indefinitely, the Kremlin said today. "It's going to be the springboard, as a big city, to move to other areas, to liberate other areas from the terrorists". Moscow has come under mounting global pressure over the rising civilian death toll from President Bashar al-Assad's Russian-backed campaign to take east Aleppo , including Western accusations ...
According to the police the fatal shooting happened at around 4 a.m. local time on Sunday before the cars drove away. The Lexington police confirmed in a statement that officers had arrived outside the restaurant after a shooting was reported.
The Dow Jones industrial average sank 174 points, or 1 percent, to 17,970 as of 11:10 a.m. FALLOUT: Miners and other companies that make basic materials fell tumbled. Defensive issues and real estate investment issues traded placed with cyclicals on Thursday, with weaker-than-expected Chinese trade numbers acting as the catalyst, although in recent sessions some strategists had pointed out that a pull-back in the former might have created some value.
It's unclear whether he understands the potential damage of his words, or simply doesn't care. The assertion has been criticized as unsafe as it seems to raise the prospect of Trump supporters acting out somehow if he loses on November 8.
Convoys of Iraqi, Kurdish and USA forces could be seen moving east of Mosul into the early hours of Monday. The US-backed operation aims to push the militant group out of its de facto capital in Iraq. Speaking in the early hours of Monday, Abadi sought to allay fears that the operation would turn into sectarian bloodletting, saying that only the Iraqi army and police would be allowed to enter the mainly Sunni city.