Neither from Israel , neither from the European countries who either abstained or voted against it. Israel's Ambassador to UNESCO Carmel Shama-Hacohen said after the ratification, "We have moved forward a step-and-a-half toward dismantling the automatic majority that the Palestinians and the Arab states have against Israel".
At the centre of the controversy has been the language used to describe parts of the holy site revered by both Muslims and Jews . "This is yet another absurd resolution against the State of Israel, the Jewish people and historical truth", Israeli Ambassador to UNESCO Carmel Shama-Hacohen said after the vote .
Col. Rhett Champagne, the commander of the U.S. Air Force 821st Contingency Response Group, stands on the airstrip a coalition air base in Qayara, some 50 kilometers south of Mosul , Iraq, Friday, Oct. The coalition estimates that there are still between 3,000 and 5,000 fighters within Mosul, and 1 to 1.3 million civilians. "We expected that there would be instances where they needed to pause and reposition forces, you know, because the enemy gets a vote", he added, referring to an old ...
Expressing anger over detention of his party workers ahead of Islamabad lockdown on November 02, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Saturday questioned: Does judiciary only serves the rich, the powerful and the influential? The PTI senior leadership is now corralled in the Bani Gala residence of Imran Khan , and to all intents and purposes under a form of house arrest.
The Obama family's public role in the campaign marks a sharp contrast from two years ago, when he was unpopular and Democrats winced when he occasionally said his policies were on the ballot in the midterms. "Are we going to do this?" She has previously apologized for her email arrangement, saying it was a mistake. Polling has shown a competitive race for the state's 15 electoral votes, though Ms Clinton has maintained an edge since the first debate.
Before Manbij and Raqqa , the operation will target the town of al-Bab, he said . But it remains unclear whether Syrian rebel militias want, at this stage, to be drawn into what would be a prolonged and bloody fight over Raqqa . The sources said Daesh agreed to leave the nearby villages of Kafr Karis, Tal Susin, and Maarat Muslimiyah, as well as the Fafin district, to the PYD/PKK terrorist group.
In a Friday letter to the chairmen of several congressional committees, Comey said that, in the course of a separate investigation, officials uncovered more emails that "appear to be pertinent" but "may or may not be significant". "The director himself has said he doesn't know whether the emails referenced in his letter are significant or not". But he said he felt an "obligation" to do so given that he had previously testified that the FBI investigation was complete.
Meanwhile, the head of the Iraqi police said his forces had captured Shura, a key town some 35 kilometres south of Mosul , from Daesh. It said the suicide attack took place west of the town of Shirqat, where the Shi'ite forces have been gathering ahead of the offensive.
His challenger, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, is in a much better position in the final weeks of the campaign. The Republican nominee gave $10 million on Friday, his campaign spokeswoman Jessica Ditto said. Clinton doesn't have to win the state, which makes her event in North Carolina Thursday appear that much more aggressive. As per RealClearPolitics, which keeps track of all major national polls, Clinton's lead over Trump has now come down to 5.4 percentage points in an average of ...
The newly formed Regeneration Party is in the fourth place with 10.7 percent of the votes. "We are very satisfied", said Pirate cofounder Birgitta Jonsdottir, an activist, poet and WikiLeaks supporter. "The perception was that the system wasn't working as people thought it was working". "We´d rather be naive than corrupt, and the Icelandic people are very sick of the nepotism and corruption", she said.
She said: "We've taken a lot of stick in Ukip because perhaps we have had a slightly more toxic image than we should have had". 'Our members out doing the campaigning have felt the brunt of that in terms of being abused, physically and verbally assaulted on the street.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Moallem during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Oct. 28, 2016. Dark smoke was seen rising above the city on the overcast morning. An official with al-Qaida's branch in Syria says a French member of the group carried out a suicide attack in the northern city of Aleppo against government positions.
About 250 people gathered on Wednesday for a pro-Trump pep rally that overlooked the historic Old City walls, a symbolic location underlining the event speakers' main message: Jerusalem is Israel's eternal capital, and a President Trump would depart from long-held U.S.
Militia leaders said they launched an offensive west of the city, toward the town of Tal Afar, 35 miles west of Mosul, in the early hours of the morning. Commanders said most of the militants had withdrawn days earlier with civilians, but that the United States air strikes had disrupted the forced march, allowing some civilians to escape.
At least 15 civilians including women and children have been killed and seven others injured in Saudi-led air strikes on Yemen's volatile city of Taiz, residents report. A bomb-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber heading towards the exploded before reaching its target, a security official said. In Aden, security guards at the central bank prevented a suicide bomber from inflicting major damage when they opened fire on a auto laden with explosives.
About 20,000 people have died in the attacks and 2.4 million others have been displaced, President Muhammadu Buhari said this week while inaugurating a team to spearhead reconstruction of the country's northeastern region, the site of much of the fighting.
The second explosion was about a kilometer away, with the tricycle taxi carrying two passengers detonating outside a gas station. UNICEF said they were not formally charged and some ended up in "so-called" rehabilitation centres or internally displaced persons (IDPs) camps.
Among Trump supporters, 40 percent said they have a hard time respecting anyone who would vote for Clinton. Finance reports filed Thursday show Clinton's campaign raised almost twice as much money as Trump's in the first 19 days of October and had almost four times as much cash on hand.
Taking the barbaric act of mutilation of a soldier's body "seriously", the Indian Army said earlier in the day that it is mulling an appropriate response "at the place and time of our choosing". One terrorist was also killed in this operation. The ground realities of Kashmir is heartbreaking, the ambassador said, adding Indian forces are "slaughtering" the civilians by live ammunition and pellet guns.
The countries want to exchange information on the progress of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs after the North staged its fifth and largest nuclear test last month. " North Korea conducted two nuclear tests and launched over 20 ballistic missiles this year alone, and its nuclear and missile threats are escalating by the day, so our security situation is becoming more critical", said Moon Sang-gyun, spokesman for the Ministry of National Defense, as he announced Seoul's decision to ...
A U.S. Air Force service member uses radio communication at the command and control center Friday inside a coalition air base in Qayara, some 50 kilometers south of Mosul , Iraq. Gen. Matthew C. Isler said the USA -led coalition conducted "precision strikes" on vehicles that were unoccupied and far enough away from civilians to avoid harming them.
Some warned that migrants who are determined to reach Britain will simply scatter into the surrounding countryside, only to regroup in Calais later. "This is an insult for those (French people). who live here below the poverty line", said far-right lawmaker Marion Marechal-Le Pen, a niece of the National Front leader Marine Le Pen, speaking in a rural town in southeastern France .
The minister said Gambia has begun the process of withdrawing from the ICC , which involves notifying the United Nations secretary-general and takes effect a year after the notification is received. It was the first legal body with permanent global jurisdiction to prosecute genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes. That said, all but one of those cases were brought by African nations themselves or the UN Security Council, and preliminary ICC investigations have opened elsewhere.
Volunteers found shelter for the children in a warehouse where numerous migrants were being processed, as well as a makeshift school inside the camp. Almost 800 unaccompanied minors- whose fate has been a key cause of concern on both sides of the Channel- have been moved to shipping containers converted into temporary shelters in the Jungle.
Rebels and inmates were among more than 33 dead, officials said. The coalition has been fighting Houthi rebels and forces loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, who control much of the north of Yemen including the capital Sanaa, since March 2015 to try to restore the internationally recognised president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, now in exile.
An Iraqi soldier fires at Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant fighters in the town of Shura, about 20 miles south of Mosul , on Saturday. The International Organisation for Migration said on Saturday 17,520 people have been displaced so far during the Mosul operation-excluding thousands of people forced back into the city by Islamic State.
Republican Mitt Romney won the state four years ago. Fewer Ohioans have voted early so far this year - a problem for Democrat Hillary Clinton's supporters, but they have time to catch up. Not once has Donald Trump said that the media is now biased against him and doing everything to put him and his campaign in a negative light. The Southern Poverty Law Center reported that Trump's campaign "is producing an alarming level of fear and anxiety among children of color and inflaming racial ...
In making its case, the lawsuit references a September 30 rally in MI where Trump told supporters that on Election Day after voting they should "go pick some other place and go sit there with your friends and make sure it's on the up and up" as evidence that the Republican nominee was urging people to potentially intimidate voters.
The Venezuelan government and security forces are prepared to control any outburst, says David Smilde, with the Washington Office on Latin America. Hundreds of university students took to the streets of Caracas , the capital, on Friday to protest against the latest developments, in what may be the only way Venezuelans have left to express their displeasure with the beleaguered government.
The information follows a warning last week of increased threats from extremist groups and advice that U.S. citizens should carefully consider any travel within Turkey. "Foreign and USA tourists have been explicitly targeted by global and indigenous terrorist organizations in Turkey", the advisory stated. The United States has agreed to study an extradition request for the preacher, who denies any link to the coup, but has warned it must meet American "evidentiary standards".
In an email to Goodman's attorney, Tom Dickson, Erickson explained that there were "legal issues with proving the notice of trespassing requirements in the statute" and that's why he ramped up the legal charges against the award-winning journalist.
The EU required endorsement from all of its 28 member countries to sign CETA . Minister-President of Wallonia Paul Magnette leaves a meeting on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement CETA, a planned EU-Canada free trade agreement, at the Lambermont Residence in Brussels , Belgium, October 27, 2016.
Maj Gen Maan al-Saadi said the elite forces had advanced on the town of Bartella with the aid of US-led coalition airstrikes and heavy artillery on the fourth day of a massive operation to retake Iraq's second-largest city. troops who operated nominally in support of local forces often did the bulk of the fighting themselves. Iraqi special forces charged into the battle with a pre-dawn advance on a nearby town held by the Islamic State group.
Six main thoroughfares across the country have been brought to an nearly complete standstill, while another three have been officially closed due to floods, Colonel Mustafa Ibrahim, head of the Interior Ministry's Traffic Directorate, told Anadolu Agency .
Under NASA's commercial resupply services contract, Cygnus carried about 2,400 kg of supplies and science experiments for the ISS, Xinhua news agency reported. The rocket's main engines have been replaced since then - and tonight, they flawlessly propelled the Antares away from the same launchpad the vehicle exploded on two years ago.