The Iraqi army backed by Federal Police and Hashd al-Shaabi, also known as Popular Mobilization Forces, launched the offensive on October 16 aimed at wresting Mosul from the hands of Daesh. It said troops were advancing on the city from three axes. Other Iraqi forces aided by US -led airstrikes and heavy artillery meanwhile drove IS from the town of Shura, south of Mosul , where the militants had rounded up civilians to be used as human shields.
The Maronite Christian former general is expected to secure a majority when MPs meet on Monday for their 46th attempt to choose a head of state. Aoun already has the endorsement of the powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah, his ally since 2006.
We all know - everybody in that locker room knows we've got to be successful". By halftime, Tennessee had outgained the Jaguars 354-60 and led 27-0. "It's dumb mistakes. Same stuff every week". The former Daphne High School star also caught four passes for 36 yards. It's unknown if they will play.
On Monday, a bipartisan group of 10 USA lawmakers sent another letter urging the World Heritage Committee to reject the resolution, calling it "every bit as divisive as the Executive Board resolution". Among the critical differences was the restoration of the Jewish terms of reference for the Western Wall, which in past resolutions had been in quotation marks or parentheses, with the text referring to the holy Jewish site only by its Muslim name, the Buraq Wall.
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said the nation's "soul is disturbed" by the series of quakes, starting with the deadly August 24 event that killed almost 300 people, two back-to-back temblors on October 26, and the biggest of them all, a 6.6-magnitude quake that shook people out of bed Sunday morning.
He addressed a series of topics including American accusations that his country is trying to influence the presidential election campaign and that Russian Federation is involved in cyberattacks on the US. "He is representing the interests of ordinary people". Politicians in the United States have no solutions for issues such as the national debt and gun crime, he said, and "it's easier to distract people with supposed Russian hackers, spies and agents of interest".
As a powerful coalition of forces converges on Mosul in what promises to be a fierce battle to retake ISIS' Iraqi stronghold, some players inside the black-clad jihadist army are delivering numerous most damaging blows. The offensive operations came despite an assertion from the US-led coalition on Friday that Iraqi forces were temporarily halting their advance on Mosul for a period expected to last "a couple days".
Since launching their advance towards Tal Afar on Saturday, the Popular Mobilisation forces have taken over several villages in an area about 60 km (40 miles) southeast of their final target. "Intelligence reports show that the Daesh (Islamic State) groups have entered TOW missiles systems into Tal Afar". But the paramilitaries have been repeatedly accused of human rights violations during the war against Daesh, including summary killings, kidnappings and destruction of property.
The Clinton emails didn't save Trump, so now he is going to waste his time campaigning in states that he will lose in search of a miracle as his poorly managed presidential bid stumbles to the finish line. FBI Director James Comey informed Congress on Friday that the agency is reviewing new emails to assess whether they pertain to the previously closed Clinton email probe.
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. Zeid, a Jordanian prince, says rights violations and abuses in Syria, in rebel-held eastern Aleppo and beyond "constitute crimes of historic proportions".
According to a report by Haaretz , the United States helped Israel to try to recruit countries that would demand a vote, thereby enable countries interested in doing so to vote for or against, or to abstain. To their credit, U.N. Secretary General Ban-Ki Moon and UNESCO's director-general, Irina Bokova, distanced themselves from the resolution. The Western Wall, also known as Kotel, is located in the Old City of Jerusalem .
Rather obviously the film was slightly weak in the single screen domain and the pre diwali period is considered tiresome. The movie successfully minted 700,000 dollars approx on its opening day in in US/Canada. Normally the week before Diwali is presumed to be quite flat for films, but it truly is actually no manifestation of where it is heading, even if the numbers aren't substantial for the movie on day one.
The movie has collected 35.65 Crore in the first weekend Bollywood collection. But the fresh narration style of Karan which makes this film an engaging watch. The film revolves around a Himalayan mountaineer who is an innocent and yet is capable of transforming into a mean destroyer when he needs to protect his family.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein is not on the ballot in North Carolina. Inside Clinton's campaign, advisers spent much of the day trying to gather information about which emails kept by her closest aide, Huma Abedin, could have attracted the FBI's new interest, and to respond effectively to neutralise any new threat from Trump.
Murphy , who introduced Clinton at the rally, has repeatedly gone after Rubio for his position on climate change throughout the race. Even among those supporting Rubio , 28 percent said it was about 2020. Murphy praised President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement as a "huge step forward". But Rubio , who has supported repealing Obamacare, said Murphy only wants to make it bigger.
Iraq's Joint Operations Command announced "the complete liberation of Al-Shura", saying that security forces advancing from four different sides had linked up in the area, which is north of Qayyarah base, the main hub for the southern front.
The allegation and counter-reply came days after Supreme Court rapped Narendra Modi government over the delay in appointment of judges in high courts despite recommendations made by the collegium in this regard. Speaking for the independence of judiciary, Kejriwal said: "Independence of judiciary is paramount". Mr Kejriwal appeared to reference the friction between the government and the judiciary when he said today that he had "read that the Supreme Court collegium has sent names for ...
The concept of core leader was coined by Deng Xiaoping, who led China's market opening in the 1980s, to denote those leaders who had achieved nearly absolute authority, namely Mao Zedong, Jiang Zemin and Deng himself. It said no organisation or individual was above party discipline and the party strictly forbade anyone from bargaining with the party or disobeying its decisions.
A second blast 30 minutes later came from a tricycle taxi driven by a suicide bomber carrying two passengers. The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday advised Borno residents, especially the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), to be more vigilant, following increased suicide attacks targeted at the displaced persons in Maiduguri .
Pochettino said: "It's not right to say he is frustrated - we are very positive". "We are very good in possession, we build up from the back very well, our plan is ideal, but then in the last third we've got to be more clinical, more aggressive".
A claim state prosecutors have rejected. Weekend reports claimed that NPA head Shaun Abrahams had chose to withdraw the charges, despite earlier saying that there was a strong chance that Gordhan would have to face more charges related to the setting up of the so-called SA Revenue Service (Sars) rogue spy unit.
In three and half season in Seattle, Bennett has recorded 145 tackles, 28.5 sacks, and four forced fumbles, and helped the franchise win its first Lombardi Trophy during the 2013 season. He could have gone out here and gutted it out but that's not the right thing to do. Yes, New Orleans is probably less than 10 plays from being 4-2, or perhaps even 5-1, had they gone their way.
Khan, a former cricketing hero, has threatened to "lock down" Islamabad on Wednesday to force Sharif to accept an inquiry into the affair. Since then, dozens of activists belonging to Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf have been arrested, the party says.
Critics have accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of using an emergency law imposed after the coup attempt to silence opponents. Cumhuriyet editor Murat Sabuncu was detained and arrest warrants issued for 13 of the paper's journalists and executives, CNN Turk said without giving information regarding the reason for the arrests.
Rodrigo Duterte claims God, or whatever being it is he calls "God", appeared to him in a vision when he was on an airliner packed with his entourage and other passengers returning to his home city of Davao on Mindanao island after his visit to Japan .
He recalls spending an entire weekend in 2003 dialing and re-dialing in attempt to get World Series tickets that were being sold ahead of time , and being furious at coming away with only obstructed view tickets - only to have them essentially torn up in front of him when the Cubs blew that 3-1 series lead to the Marlins.
Tesla said it delivered 24,821 vehicles in the third quarter, up 114 percent from a year ago and 300 more vehicles than its outlook. When Tesla reported second-quarter earnings , it was talking about spending $2.3 billion in 2016. Tesla also said there were a further 5,065 vehicles on their way to customers. The quarterly earnings report comes at a convenient time for Tesla , which has been struggling to placate investors as it seeks major expansion projects - including a massive ...
In August, Turkey launched an offensive to clear the border region of militants, meaning both IS and Kurdish rebels fighting IS. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan salutes the crowd of supporters in his hometown of Rize, on the Black Sea coast of Turkey, Saturday, Oct.
Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) ― who is now under investigation for allegedly sexting with a minor ― and his estranged wife, Clinton aide Huma Abedin. A law enforcement official says the FBI has obtained a search warrant to start reviewing newly discovered emails that may be tied to the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
Gavin Grimm , 17, sued the Gloucester County School Board after it barred him from the boys' bathroom. Grimm, with help from the ACLU, sued the school board, igniting an ideological war over gender identity and the rights to which trans people are entitled.
See PDF with full results, charts and tables here. But Clinton's lead has diminished after FBI Director James Comey announced Friday the bureau is investigating new emails that could be related to Clinton's use of a private email server. She's lost 13 points on the measure among liberals, a core Clinton support group , since September 8, and Trump has gained 10 points among independents.
He said he wants the Philippines "free of the presence of foreign military troops" within the next two years, even if he as to "revise or abrogate agreements". 26, 2016. Duterte will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and have an audience with Emperor Akihito during the trip, which follows his headline-grabbing state visit to China last week.
Talking to reporters outside his Bani Gala residence, Khan asked under which law people were being arrested. A Pakistani police officer fires tear gas shell to disperse supporters of Imran Khan, who are attempting to reach Khan's residence in Islamabad , Pakistan, Sunday, Oct.
The Border Security Force (BSF) responded in a befitting manner, said reports. "There was no exchange of candies along the International Border in the Jammu region today as the Pakistan side continued to violate ceasefire along the IB", a BSF officer said in Jammu .
Passengers milled about watching the blaze as fire trucks pumped water on the flames. The Chicago Department of Aviation confirmed in a statement that the city fire department acted in response to an aircraft fire concerning American Airlines Flight 383.