Lebanon's political divide has been deepened by the war in neighbouring Syria , where Hezbollah and its allies back President Bashar al-Assad, even dispatching fighters to bolster his forces. "This is surely a victory for Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of (Hezbollah and) Islamic Resistance in Lebanon ". Mr Aoun's election was greeted by fireworks across Beirut .
Last week, the top US military commander in Iraq said allied forces should urgently move to isolate Raqqa because of concerns that militants in the city are planning to launch attacks against the West. They had progressed faster than expected, he said. But the fight to retake Mosul from the Sunni Muslim extremists could involve weeks or months of brutal urban warfare.
The RON 97 fuel will cost RM2.30 per litre inclusive of the GST, up from RM2.15. "This is because the determination of petrol prices based on the controlled float system exposes the rakyat to continuous price hikes", Nasrudin said in a statement today.
How much each country will produce is to be decided at the next formal meeting of OPEC in November. Crude oil prices moved sharply lower in early Monday trading after an OPEC meeting during the weekend failed to result in any concrete direction for output.
Second, the race actually is tightening, but for different reasons - primarily that Republicans and GOP-leaning independents who had drifted away from Trump were already coming back to him, because the bad headlines that accompanied the release of the sex tape and charges of unwanted advances have faded.
A day after the spy ring racket was busted, one more accomplice of Akhtar, a Jodhpur-based passport and visa agent called Shoaib, was arrested near Jodhpur and now the fourth one is being interrogated by the police. The police apprehended Khan, Jangir and Akhtar from the Delhi Zoo on October 26, but Akhtar was let go because of his diplomatic immunity and was handed over to the Pakistan High Commission.
The "surgical strikes" carried out by the Indian Army on Pakistani terror camps along the Line of Control (LoC) seem to have had no sobering effect on the Pakistan Army's sinister designs. He said the incident reflected the barbarism pervading in official and unofficial organisations in Pakistan. BSF retaliated appropriately to the firing, he added.
Just as many could follow in the next few days. 40 of the 60 have reportedly left the refugee camp and are on their way to the centers. The camp will be demolished after the migrants and refugees have left to the centers. Around 200 unaccompanied migrant children were sent to Britain last week. The site near the French border town is home to an estimated 6000-10,000 people including men, women and children from some of the most conflict-wracked countries on earth - Sudan, Eritrea, ...
The damaged front of a tour bus is seen that crashed into the back of a semi-truck on the 10 Freeway just north of Palm Springs Sunday. The bus was inspected in 2014, 2015 and this year and did not have any mechanical issues, Abele said. It operated only one bus and employed one driver, according to the safety administration. She said the father generally drove the bus and his wife and son would sometimes travel on the bus with him.
Last week Russia's sole aircraft carrier passed through the English Channel en route to the waters off Syria. According to Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan , Nato's four battle groups are clearly defensive . Germany said it was sending between 400 and 600 troops to Lithuania, with additional forces from the Netherlands, Norway, Belgium, Croatia and Luxembourg.
In late September, government troops launched an assault to recapture all of the eastern rebel-controlled territory, backed by air strikes from Russian Federation, which began an air war in 2015 to support President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
The election of Aoun as president came after the ... Michel Aoun poses at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon , on Monday. That led to political squabbling over 45 sessions in parliament that led to a lack of a quorum, Aljazeera reported .
Theresa May's spokeswoman said Monday that Carney, who became the Bank of England governor in 2013, had the prime minister's full backing. Governor Mark Carney announced in a press release that he will stay on at the British central bank until June 2019.
But pro-Brexit Tory MP Steve Baker said: "As the Governor is going to stay I hope he rows in behind the Prime Minister's policy and starts to sound enthusiastic about our future". Quizzed just hours before Mr Carney's announcement, whether Mr Carney was still the right man for the job, the PM's official spokeswoman said: "Absolutely".
Saturday's vote came after Rajoy gained the support of the Citizen's Party and the Socialist Party. A parliamentary vote saw acting prime minister Mariano Rajoy secure a second term as head of the country's government. The former leader of the Spanish Socialist Workers" Party (PSOE), Pedro Sanchez, resigned on Saturday to his seat in Congress to protest against the group " s decision to facilitate a new conservative government led by Mariano Rajoy .
His repeated outbursts against the United States have raised worries in Washington about the future of an alliance that is important to U.S. efforts to project power in Asia in the face of fast-rising China. He secured support from Tokyo as well, centering on infrastructure development in Manila and other cities. The prime minister was also expected to call for the three countries to maintain cooperation.
Iraqi security forces and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters started the offensive on October 17, with air and ground support from the USA -led coalition against the hardline Sunni group. On Monday, IS issued a statement claiming responsibility for the attack. Anticipating the offensive on Tal Afar, and highlighting its strategic importance, Islamic State has also been reinforcing the town in the last 48 hours, an Iraqi security official said.
Maj. Gen. Maan al-Saadi said the elite Counterterrorism Forces 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.
Aoun, who has been a fixture in Lebanese politics for the past four decades, is a divisive figure, often described as mercurial, temperamental and obsessed with becoming president. This opposition subsequently led him to being forced out of office and later into exile in 1990, as the Syrian army pounded the presidential palace.
At times the session threatened to descend into farce, with lawmakers casting votes for pop star Myriam Klink and "Zorba the Greek". Berri declared the constitutionally required quorum was met and called for the first round of the election in which the president should obtain two-thirds of votes.
A local, who spoke to the media, claimed that they had hurled stones at the police. The photographs showed that the SIMI operatives were wearing new clothes and had watches, which were not allowed in prison. "They attacked the police and injured them". They also killed one security guard, Ramashankar Yadav. Calling the encounter of the SIMI terrorists as entirely "dubious" and "manufactured", Communist Party of India (Marxist) polit bureau member Brinda Karat on Monday asked for an ...
Maryland congressional Democrats are calling on the FBI to disclose more information about its investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. He said he respects Comey but "good men make mistakes". Federal authorities in NY and North Carolina are investigating online communications between Weiner and a 15-year-old girl. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Comey may have broken the law.
Nine News has reported that the body of a man in his 60s was found crushed by a fallen tree on a farm near Canowindra, inland from Sydney. Robert Scott, right, at Griffith courthouse last month for Vincent Standford's court proceedings. "Losing her has shattered so many lives and we are all struggling with the consequences". Do you have a message for the Scott family? In an interview with News Corp past year, Mr Scott said he believed a person's spirit carries on after their death.
Diwali celebrations, including the noise of firecrackers throughout city during the evening, acted as a distraction for the jailbreak. Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bhupendra Singh said there would be an investigation into the possible security lapses that led to the incident.
Trump told supporters in Toledo that it was time for new leadership in the United States because the country was "like, in a time loop ". The Band memo called the arrangements "Bill Clinton, Inc". President Barack Obama is returning to Florida to help Democrat Hillary Clinton get out the vote. New campaign finance reports also show Trump seems to have cut off his personal contributions.
And then, to emphasize his trolling, added the following: "correct me if I am wrong ". "Indeed, this is a profitable activity, as one can obtain new military budgets and bend allies for the interests of the only superpower, one can also expand North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and take the infrastructure of the alliance, its troops and hardware, closer to our borders", Putin said .
San Diego answered with a long drive ending in Rivers' 7-yard touchdown pass to tight end Antonio Gates. The Broncos also lost their defensive leader when coordinator Wade Phillips was taken to a hospital after getting knocked down during Roby's return in the second quarter.
If Kane does in fact serve out her prison term, she also faces eight years of probation. They believe that the crimes destroyed the public's confidence in the attorney general's office and that Kane should be held responsible for her actions.
Nonetheless, Smith remains under the evaluation of Kansas City's medical staff and is progressing through the protocol required for him to practice this week. "So I said to Ted [Crews, Vice President of Communications, ] that he was out with a concussion when the reality was, he was out and he was in the middle of the concussion protocol", he said.
A spokesperson for the State Department said USA policy was unchanged and continued to be to seek the "verifiable denuclearization" of the Korean peninsula. "They are not going to do that", he said. "We need to get to the table to figure out what the incentives are that are going to change the North Korean posture", said Dennis Wilder", a professor at Georgetown University and former official with the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Council.
The army says its ninth division had moved up toward Mosul and was now approximately three miles from its eastern outskirts. Commanders say they have little ability to predict how much resistance security forces will face inside the city.
Some of the 21 Chibok school girls released are seen during a meeting with Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja , Nigeria, Oct. 13, 2016. Nigerian officials say the faction of Boko Haram holding another 83 girls is willing to have engage in talks with the government. One factor is surely the pressure being applied by the government and the new Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, elected past year having promised to " crush " the terrorist organisation.
Hudaydah is controlled by Houthi Shi'ite rebels, who have been battling the government since 2014. Saba, the government news agency, reported that 43 were killed and dozens wounded. On Sunday, the Saudi-led coalition said the prison complex is used as a command centre for Houthis. The conflict has killed almost 7,000 people, mostly civilians, since March 2015, according to the United Nations, which has been struggling to convince the warring parties to implement a ceasefire and revive a ...
To strengthen its commitment to the maritime security of the region, Tokyo also pledged a loan of some ¥16.5 billion to build two vessels for the Filipino Coast Guard to bolster rescue missions and law enforcement. President Rodrigo Duterte may abrogate executive military agreements with the United States in a bid to freeing the country of the presence of foreign troops in two years time.
In Ohio, a state with 18 electoral votes and where Trump leads Clinton by 1.1 percentage points in an average of surveys, there have been 204,000 fewer requests for absentee ballots statewide as of 21 October, compared with the same point in 2012 , according to the secretary of state's office.