Thousands of troops stand ready at the frontline, awaiting orders from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to start the offensive, Iraqi army Major-General Uthman al-Ghanimi said this week. Some parts, including small towns and mountain areas, remain under Islamic State control, especially along the border. But, he said: "They'll be ready enough".
According to Hezbolah TV station Al-Manar, the fighters were operating from strategic positions in the Mosul Mountains, overlooking unofficial border crossings used by the jihadists. Spokesperson for the Lebanese army, General Ali Kanso gestures as he talks during news conference at the Ministry of Defense in Yarze, east of Beirut .
A video surfaced on Saturday showing dramatic visuals of how the Indian Army countered China's incursion bid in Ladakh on August 15. Calling the Chinese Army as undisciplined, P.K. The two sides took positions and the situation was defused by 9 AM, officials sources told The Hindu. This area has been a bone of contention between India and China as both claim it to be a part of their territory.
Hopes were fading for seven-year-old British boy Julian Cadman on Saturday as Spanish authorities revealed they were no longer searching for any missing youngsters. The paper reports he had been walking on Las Ramblas with his family when he was struck by the terrorists' van. Fourteen people have been confirmed dead so far and 130 injured in what is the deadliest terror attack in Spain since 2004.
Just three Democrats have signed onto the measure, but Nadler says he expects more to follow. Few top Republican officeholders want to defend the president in the midst of an escalating political crisis, yet they are unwilling to declare all-out opposition to him and risk alienating his loyalists.
The last time a total solar eclipse was visible from the continental US was about 40 years ago, on February 26, 1979. But a select few, will see an umbra, where the Moon completely blocks out the Sun. Solar eclipses, on the other hand, are much more rare, last for a much shorter amount of time and are visible in different forms at different locations across the globe.
The annual event celebrates the lifetime achievements of artists who've contributed greatly to American culture. The decision follows three of the recipients - Lionel Richie , dancer Carmen de Lavallade , and television producer Norman Lear - announcing that they would boycott the White House reception .
He tries to give us a lesson ... Erdogan repeated his controversial call for ethnic Turks eligible to vote in the German elections not to cast their ballots for Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU), their coalition partner the Social Democratic Party (SPD), or the Greens.
The pain continued shortly after the start of the second half, with Damian McKenzie , having a blinder, crossing in the 43rd minute. And the hits just kept coming for the Wallabies with Ben Smith getting in on the try scoring action as nothing was going right for the home side.
All were in the area of education, the Employment Development Department reported. The number of unemployed Californians was 925,000 in July - up by 24,000 over the month, but down by 114,000 compared with July of previous year. Another large fluctuation in the region is a drop of 200 jobs in the business and professional services sector, offset by the addition of 400 jobs in mining and construction , likely anchored by construction jobs.
Someone said , 'it's Bannon the Barbarian.' I am definitely going to crush the opposition. By Friday night, Bannon was already back at the far-right Breitbart News, chairing an editorial meeting at the organisation he helped run before joining Trump's campaign past year.
He said was planning to expand the "machine" he had built at Breitbart in order to crush the opposition. Bannon will assume the role of Executive Chairman of Breitbart News. "If you look at the campaign, just as one example as anecdotal evidence, Steve Bannon came onto a campaign that was incredibly in upheaval, with Paul Manafort leaving the campaign", said Bossie.
Arvind Kumar, said the train got derailed as the driver slammed the brakes suddenly. According to reports , several casualties are feared. The Union Railway Minister ordered an inquiry into the matter and said that any lapse would be dealt with strictly.
Two days after President Trump questioned whether tearing down Confederate statues would lead leftists to targeting statues and monuments to George Washington , Thomas Jefferson and other Founding Fathers, CNN commentator Angela Rye did exactly that.
Clear the Shelter Day will take place at the shelter at 1805 East 19th Street from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. The Aiken County shelter is joining hundreds of shelters around the country in this unified effort. "We're also pulling in animals from the Hood County Animal Control and get those animals adopted and clear that shelter too". "We just need people to go and adopt more animals".
The accident is the latest disaster to hit India's most populous state and comes just a week after dozens of children died at a hospital that had run out of oxygen. Emergency workers look for survivors on the wreckage of a train carriage after an express train derailed near the town of Khatauli in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on August 19, 2017.
A police officer was also injured. A majority of the members are Moroccans according to police, who said three of five suspects shot dead in Cambrils were nationals of the North African country. At one point, Allan Gray said he looked outside the hotel's window to see what was going on and got a view of the aftermath of the attack. The driver eventually abandoned the auto and ran, police said.
After her death, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said Dr Pfau "may have been born in Germany, but her heart was always in Pakistan". Widely known as Pakistan's Mother Teresa, Pfau died last week in the southern city of Karachi at age 87.
The knife attack occurred at around 11.20 am local time (11.50 pm Indian Standard Time). Law enforcement is now trying to identify the attacker and establish the motive for his stabbing spree. Investigators are now trying to verify a claim that the attacker suffered from a mental illness, the police told TASS . Surgut, with aa population of about 320,000, is an oil- and gas-producing center 2,100 kilometers (1,300 miles) northeast of Moscow.
Tensions on the Korean Peninsula soared higher after North Korea threatened last week to fire four ballistic missiles into waters just 30-40 kilometers off the USA -controlled Pacific island of Guam. But, he added, "what's unimaginable is allowing [Kim] to develop ballistic missiles with a nuclear warhead that can threaten the United States and continue to threaten the region".