The new offensive by the rebels is the second attempt to break the government's siege of Aleppo's eastern districts, where the United Nations estimates 275,000 people are trapped. More than 1,500 fighters from the provinces of Aleppo and Idlib to the west were attacking government-controlled districts of the city along a front stretching for 15km, it said.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks, but the Islamic State group frequently carries out suicide bombings in Iraq. The Mosul offensive has slowed in recent days as Iraqi forces have pushed into more densely populated areas, where they can not rely as much on airstrikes and shelling because of the risk posed to civilians, who have been told to stay in their homes.
He said two Iranians, a man and a woman, were killed and 16 others injured in the explosion. The attacker detonated a vehicle in a auto park for pilgrims visiting one of Shi'ite Islam's holiest shrines, al-Askari mosque in Samarra. The attacks took place in the towns of Tikrit and Samarra as Iraqi troops, backed by a US-led global coalition intensified their offensive to retake the northern city of Mosul from Islamic State militants who have controlled it for more than two years.
And he told Nick Ferrari he has lost faith in the independence of Britain's judicial system. Ms Miller used her own cash in a High Court fight to stop Theresa May triggering Article 50 without Parliament's approval. Now, I'm going to say everybody watching this who is on the Brexit side, let's try and get even. After the pair had both been interviewed separately, Mr Farage challenged Ms Miller saying: "I just want to ask her - what part of the word "leave" don't you understand?" Liberal ...
But it lacked details on how the group dominated by Kurds plans to oust the militants from the city, home to almost 200,000 mostly Sunni Arabs and an estimated 5,000 IS fighters. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also announced Sunday that his forces have launched an offensive to recapture the Islamic State-held northern Syrian city of Al Bab.
Turkey accuses USA -based cleric Fethullah Gulen of orchestrating the July 15 putsch and has dismissed or suspended more than 110,000 civil servants, academics, judges, police and others over suspected links to the preacher. "We won't surrender", said a banner held by protesters, echoing a headline in the opposition daily Cumhuriyet, whose editor and senior staff were detained this week on accusations their coverage had helped precipitate the coup.
The Observatory said that 10 civilians had died, among them seven children. But just like they refused to leave during the previous humanitarian break in October, the people of eastern Aleppo are not willing to leave their homes as they do not trust the government forces.
The rally will come hours after Republican rival Donald Trump speaks Monday afternoon at Raleigh's Dorton Arena. Catalist doesn't have data available for 2012 in Florida, but Daniel Smith , political science professor at the University of Florida, does.
Kane was handed a surprise start at the Emirates Stadium after seven weeks out with an ankle ligament injury and he justified his manager's faith with a second-half equaliser from the penalty spot. "There were some other areas in the game where we had a problem". I see where the keeper stands and what I feel on the day. Spurs finished by far the happier, their players joining Pochettino in walking across to salute the raucous away contingent.
And things are going in a better direction. "It was good. We just split into four teams, mixed it up a bit and the losing team had to pay. It was a must-win game, even when we were down to 10 men, we didn't sulk, we ground it out". Pienaar's rash, high challenge on Roger Stanislas under the nose of referee Mike Dean brought a second yellow for a player who had been booked shortly before the break and appeared to have given the home side fresh hope.
As Reuters points out , the offensive on Raqqa has always been expected, as Western officials have previously indicated that the assault on the city should coincide with the campaign to retake Mosul. The statement said that 30,000 fighters will take part in the operation. It said that a joint operations room has been formed to lead and coordinate the campaign for al-Raqqa.
A spokesperson for Hillary Clinton's campaign said Sunday that if Wikileaks were to publish a bombshell email in the final two days of the election, it would likely not be authentic. Maybe she was wishing (longtime aide) Jake (Sullivan ) a happy birthday. Or I was sending her a note about her mom. "I actually feel quite sorry for Hillary Clinton as a person because I see someone who is eaten alive by their ambitions, tormented literally to the point where they become sick - for ...
The newly discovered emails came from a laptop owned by Weiner, the estranged husband of top Clinton aide Huma Abedin . U.S. Intelligence sources have confirmed they're preparing for possible hacks affecting electricity, the internet, social media and transportation next Tuesday.
Turkish chief of general staff Hulusi Akar met his USA counterpart Joseph Dunford hours after US -backed Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) launched an operation to liberate the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State. Political official Rezan Hiddo said the SDF had warned the worldwide coalition it would halt its Raqqa campaign if Turkish-backed forces advanced on Manbij or other Kurdish-held towns.
The U.S.'s top soldier Gen. Joseph Dunford and Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar discussed joint strategies against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) during the former's surprise visit to Ankara on November 6, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said in a statement.
Watch the whole moving moment between the two HBIC below, and stick around to hear Katy start to kill it with " Roar ", a song that we will never, ever be able to escape. "That woman has zero chill", Rhimes said, drawing hearty laughs. Entry to Clinton's rally Monday at Independence Mall, where Jon Bon Jovi is set to perform, will begin at 4 p.m.
The new offensive ratchets up pressure on Islamic State at a critical moment, with its fighters already battling an assault by Iraqi security forces on their remaining Iraqi stronghold in the northern city of Mosul. "As in Mosul, the fight will not be easy and there is hard work ahead, but it is necessary to end the fiction of ISIL's caliphate", in the Mideast and elsewhere across the globe, Mr.
The rebels captured the Dahiyet al-Assad neighbourhood and the village of Minyan outside west Aleppo , the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Opposition fighters fired mortars Friday at a corridor set aside for rebels and residents to leave besieged eastern Aleppo , Russian and Syrian officials said, breaking a "humanitarian pause" by Moscow and wounding two Russian soldiers and a Syrian journalist.
BEIRUT (AP) A halt in fighting announced by Russian Federation to allow rebels and residents of Syria's besieged eastern parts of Aleppo has gone into effect and activists are reporting a relative calm in the city. A Russian lawmaker on Thursday told the private Russian news agency Interfax that a "purge" of the eastern part of the city would begin if the pause produced no results.
In a statement, the task force carrying out Operation Inherent Resolve to defeat ISIS said it continued its support of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that launched the offensive. It said that a joint operations room has been formed to lead and coordinate the campaign for al-Raqqa. "The Raqqa campaign will proceed in phases, deliberate phases, there is an isolation phase which began today and subsequent phases to ensure we kick out Daesh out of Raqqa", McGurk said.
Even with the high early turnout, Bryant still suspects polling locations will be buzzing with voters during Tuesday's general election, though she thinks early voting may result in slightly shorter line lengths. Early voting in Orange, Seminole and Osceola counties ends on Sunday. " Any year that there is a presidential/governor's race involved, it will bring out more voters".
Smith also reported that more Floridian women than men were voting early, which was seen as helping Clinton. The last presidential election showed a 60 percent voter turnout, according to Milburn, but this year she predicts the turnout will fall 3 percent to 57 percent.
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Dreamworld originally announced they would open the gates for a memorial day on Friday before resuming usual business on Saturday, however, those plans were cancelled following discussions with police who are still investigating the tragedy.
Mr Trump's recovery in the polls has spooked investors, with most USA stock market indicators closing at three-month lows on Friday. Clinton is banking on star power to lock in her narrow poll lead, hosting back-to-back weekend pop concerts with Beyonce and Katy Perry and booking a date with President Barack Obama.
According to data compiled through CNN partnering with Catalist, a data company that works with candidates and groups, early voting is down statewide in Florida among African-Americans compared to eight years ago when Obama made his first run for president.
Today, the Post-ABC poll finds Clinton leads that group by 16 points, 54 percent to 38 percent. Mrs. Clinton, the Democratic nominee, has consistently led the race in MI in public polling. He is set to visit Pennsylvania, Michigan and also Minnesota, which has not voted Republican since 1972. More than 40 million electorates across 48 states have already cast ballots using the provision of early voting.
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The government sent ambulances and buses to bring people out of the besieged zone as it has done at other times during the pause, but there was still no sign that anybody would leave. The insurgents have seized a district on Aleppo's edge and a nearby village. More than 300,000 have been killed in Syria since the conflict began in 2011 with anti-government protests that spiralled into a multi-front war involving regime, rebels, Kurds and jihadists like IS.
President Park Geun-hye said she is sorry for all the pain she has caused the country for the trouble related to her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil, and she said it is all her fault. As the scandal mounted, Park last week appeared on television last Tuesday to apologize and explain that Choi, whom she's known for 40 years, helped her through "difficult times".
Crites explained that when he took out his sign, the crowd began to attack him, choking and beating him before "someone yelled about a gun". President Barack Obama was also leading Mitt Romney in early voting, though lost to the Republican among votes cast on Election Day.
The spokesman declined to say whether the government is now drawing up plans for a possible failure of the Supreme Court, which would allow parliament to delay the onset of Britain's divorce to the EU. Ms May vowed to continue Brexit plans, following Thursday's ruling. If the government loses, it will be forced to let the House of Commons and the House of Lords have a vote.
Some sailors on 7th Fleet ships remain Filipino citizens. Petty Officer 3rd Class Roland Donato, 25, is wary of Duterte's lurch toward China. "'Come to Russia. President Rodrigo Duterte in Sual, Pangasinan, on November 2, 2016, to lead the send-off for Vietnamese fishermen caught poaching in Philippine waters.
A 62-3 thumping in primetime to Ohio State with a chance to control their own destiny for the Big Ten championship, and potentially the College Football Playoff on the line . "One thing about the backup, they've been kind of able to see the games unfold and be in on the conversations a little bit of 'OK, here's what we're trying to get out of this play, '" Langsdorf said.
It prompted senior figures from within his own party to urge him to drop out of the presidential race and a number of women have since come forward accusing Mr Trump of sexually assaulted them - allegations he has vehemently denied. "If they thought MI was in the bag, Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama would not be returning there", she said. The final-days scramble highlighted sharp differences between the campaigns in a turbulent 2016 campaign season.