Shortly afterwards, a convoy of special forces advanced toward the village of Tob Zawa, encountering roadside bombs and trading heavy fire with the militants. Turkey is adamantly insisting that it wants to play a military role in the recapture of Mosul despite Iraq's opposition, triggering a serious diplomatic row between the two neighbors.
The Shi'ite lawmaker Fatlawi said she did not believe forces from Iraq's government - which is led by Shi'ite groups - would have attacked the mosque and said neighbor Turkey might also be involved. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that the airstrike, registered by the Russian reconnaissance on Friday, resulted in about two dozens civilians dead, including women and children, who participated in the mourning procession.
AT&T is one step closer to buying media and entertainment group Time Warner for $86 billion (A$113 billion) in what would be one of the largest media mergers in the world. Analysts already wonder if AT&T would restrict the use of its network for content companies not owned by Time Warner . Comcast's acquisition was in part aimed at diversifying its business out of cable.
Netanyahu on Sunday lashed out at rights groups, often vocal in their criticism of Israel, for what he said was their reluctance to condemn the imprisonment of the Palestinians. I would like to emphasise again: "it will be their last confrontation because we will completely destroy them", he said. Such elections could lead to Hamas taking power in the West Bank, where Abbas's secular Fatah Party now dominates, but Lieberman said he believed a different outcome was possible.
Iraq's elite counterterrorism forces are deployed in the town of Bartella , Iraq , Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Carter met with Kurdish leader Masoud Barzani, as well as USA service members, who are not far from the battle. On Sunday the group also attacked Rutba, a remote town near the Jordanian border in the western province of Anbar, the area's top army commander said.
The SL military and police stayed away from the protest site to keep the protest to proceed without any confrontation. Students from the Jaffna University are protesting outside the Jaffna District Secretariat. President Maithripala Sirisena last week called for an impartial investigation into the death of the two youth. The students riding a motor cycle were shot dead at a police road checkpoint at Kokuvil, Kulappidy junction in Jaffna on Friday.
Ms Clinton took the chance to fire more political shots at Mr Trump , accusing him of "translating from the original Russian" when he read off teleprompters. "I'm afraid I'm coming down with a cold, which is completely understandable given the fact that, for the last two hours, I've had a seat between our two candidates in what's the iciest place on the planet".
The Frenchman says he is confident that his side retain their ambition and that it was perhaps exhausted legs - caused in the 6-0 win over Ludogorets in the Champions League on Wednesday - rather than complacency which was to blame for the stalemate.
Yet following the initial reports , U.S. officials backtracked on whether there was such an attack. The destroyer USS Nitze and the USS Ponce , an afloat forward staging area ship, were close to the Mason at the time. The Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) said in a statement: "A party affiliated to the Yemeni Presidency of the General Chief of Staff wrongly passed information that there was a gathering of armed Houthi leaders in a known location in Sanaa, and insisted that the ...
The U.S. -led military coalition says it has "definitively determined" that it did not conduct an alleged airstrike in the Iraqi town of Daquq that killed civilians last week during the battles for Mosul. Today, Ankara still seeks a role in northern Iraq and Syria in order to keep tabs on growing Kurdish nationalism, including Kurdish rebels operating within Turkey who have used Iraq as a safe haven in the past.
Since then, the forces of the two countries have regularly targeted each other's military posts along the International Border and the 740-km-long LoC that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan. Jawan Singh suffered injuries and was decamped. The Indian troops reportedly retaliated and engaged in exchange of fire for over 20 minutes. Gurnam's father Kulbir Singh said, "We are proud of the martyrdom of our son".
The German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, stated she saw no content to address the issue of restrictions on Russian Federation and considered it more important to create the conditions for humanitarian aid to be distributed Syria, especially in the city of Aleppo .
Since then, no Syrian or Russian air strikes have been reported in Aleppo, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Yasser al-Yousef, a spokesman for the Nour el-Din al-Zinki rebel faction in Aleppo said an operation to break the government's siege of the rebel-held eastern districts of Aleppo was "coming".
In a typical presidential election, that might be true, but during this year's three debates, Trump threatened to jail Hillary Clinton , called her names, and tried to stage a televised confrontation between a former president and women who have accused him of sexual assault.
Ibobi was to travel to Hunphung to inaugurate the 100-bed Ukhrul district hospital besides a power sub-station, the sources said. The Chief Minister had several programmes lined up at Hunphung village and at Chingai village in Ukhrul district.
He told reporters in Geneva that the evacuations couldn't begin "because the necessary conditions were not in place to ensure safe, secure and voluntary" movement of people. Rebels did not accept the ceasefire, which they say does nothing to alleviate the situation of those who choose to remain in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, and believe it is part of a government policy to purge cities of political opponents.
Obama said the USA government is already working with commercial partners to construct new habitats that can accommodate humans on extended space missions. US President Barack Obama has promised to land humans on Mars within the next 20 years. The President's CNN piece coincides with an announcement from the White House and NASA about two new initiatives.
The key event of Putin's visit to Turkey is the signing of the intergovernmental agreement on the construction of the "Turkish Stream" gas pipeline. But the major focus of the talks was Syria, as the real question is to what extent the two countries' interests in the war-torn country can align with each other and how far Russian Federation and Turkey would be willing to work together.
They said the teddy bears represented the thousands of children trapped in rebel-held eastern areas of the city. An AFP correspondent in rebel-held eastern districts also reported sounds of fighting and artillery fire. Russia's Dmitry Peskov said Assad needs to stay in power to prevent the country from falling into the hands of jihadis. France has been leading calls for European sanctions on Russian Federation over its involvement in the Syrian conflict on behalf of president Bashar Al ...
Referencing Trump's claim that the Emmy Awards were rigged against him when he didn't win for The Apprentice (repeated most recently at the final presidential debate by Hillary Clinton ,) Oliver offered an on-air wager to The Donald. "It's basically Trump's ideal mate", Oliver joked on Sunday. Yes, Trump in fact did whine ad nauseum about how The Apprentice , a reality show that featured the likes of Gary Busey and Meat Loaf participating in a series of boring business tasks, never won ...
It is not clear whether al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi who spent time in a USA military jail in Iraq, will risk death or capture and join his fighters in the battle for predominantly Sunni Muslim Mosul, home to more than 1.5 million people. "Most of our Peshmerga got killed because they were riding in regular cars, not armored", Hekmet said. As the assault on Kirkuk was underway, an airstrike hit a funeral procession in the town of Daquq to the south, killing 17 people, mainly women and children, ...
The Children's Commissioner for England has formerly said about 300 kids in the camp, from nations like Syria and Afghanistan, will come to the UK. Earlier this month France's President Francois Hollande announced that the informal camp for refugees and migrants in Calais, the so-called "Jungle", will be closed in the coming days, with the camp population to be moved to centres where better help can be provided.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there was heavy rebel shelling onto the government-controlled Hamdaniya district, part of this battle front. The UN had drawn up a four-day plan that was to start with two days of medical evacuations to west Aleppo, opposition-held Idlib province, and Turkey, and continue with aid deliveries.
Robben was instrumental in Bayern's opening goal as he teased the visitors' defence before he released Rafinha to cross for Vidal. "It is always tough against them but in the past few matches we always looked good against Bayern". "In the first half, it was a really good display, our best this season with a lot of intensity". The goals could well flow as Cologne's Anthony Modeste is the league's top scorer so far with seven, while Hertha's Vedad Ibisevic is just behind with five.
Syrian government troops, which control the western part of the city and have encircled the eastern part, will provide two corridors through which militants can leave Aleppo with their weapons, Shoigu announced. Once Syria's thriving commercial hub, Aleppo has been ravaged by air raids and intensifying clashes as regime forces fight to capture the rebel-held east.
The government yesterday indicated it will consider two resolutions by Parliament to have Kenya withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court . The EU said it was particularly disturbed about South Africa's position given that the country played a significant role in the establishment of the ICC and was one of the first signatories of the Rome Statue.
To some extent, Eagles fans might draw conclusions from this game about the September 3 trade that sent Bradford to Minnesota and made Wentz a rookie starter, bringing the Eagles a first-round pick in the 2017 draft, plus a 2018 pick that will be at least a fourth-rounder.
With EU heads of state meeting on Thursday and Friday (October 20-21) to try and salvage the deal by this week's deadline, increased attention will turn to Romania, Bulgaria and the Belgian region of Wallonia, as they continue to veto CETA.
She accused her leadership rival Raheem Kassam of being a "far-right" candidate that would take Ukip in the wrong direction. The party's former deputy leader says he has huge support among both the grass roots and the party elite. When she goes low, we go high, to quote Michelle Obama. Mr Kassam added: "How many members of the far-right are going to join a party led by a chap called Raheem Kassam?" Mr Farage has criticised Evans" comments on ITV this morning, calling it "not a very ...
Heathrow will back the plans in the next two weeks, and The South London Partnership made the case to Mrs May for expanding Gatwick Airport instead. At today's Cabinet meeting, a "majority" of ministers spoke out on the Davies Commission recommendations. Mrs May's spokeswoman said the decision to give ministers a limited period to voice their personal views was a "mature, common-sense approach reflecting the fact that many ministers have long-held views and that ministers are also MPs and ...
During a debate with Clinton on Wednesday night, the NY businessman reiterated his assertion that the election is being rigged against him and refused to commit to accepting the outcome of the election if he loses. And I don't get it! "You want the proof?" He drew the largest laughs of the evening when he referenced his wife Melania's speech at the Republican National Convention.
That's why we've got to have, I believe, a voting rights division in the Justice Department that is nonpartisan, and that is serious about investigating cases of voter fraud". In a speech that tried to reach out to voters of all parties, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton largely addressed issues that appealed to her liberal base - increasing the minimum wage, college affordability and clean energy.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. United States president Barack Obama slammed Trump's suggestion the election was rigged and that he may not accept the result, telling supporters at a Clinton rally the GOP nominee should "stop whining and go try to make his case to win votes".
While today the Temple Mount at the heart of the Old City is the location of two important mosques - including al-Aqsa, regarded by Muslims as Islam's third-holiest site - it is also the location where the two ancient Jewish Temples stood, as attested by historical, archeological and biblical sources.
There's little chance the NEC will resign because "it is the sovereign decision-making body of the ANC between leadership conferences and the party has no structure to disband it", Butler said. Mthembu accused the ANC leadership of being "worse than the apartheid regime" saying "the apartheid regime never pursued its ministers the way we are pursuing Pravin Gordhan ".