by | June 21, 2017 | 03:51

It is unclear whether the IRGC also coordinated with Iraq prior to launching the missiles into Iraqi airspace. After Sunday's episode, the USA -led task force said it was not seeking a confrontation with Assad or the Iranian, Russian or Shiite militias that are fighting to support the Syrian leader - but added that it would defend the Syrian fighters it has assembled to pursue the Islamic State.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:48

On Monday, the French national broadcaster France Televisions and Reporters Without Borders said three French journalists were wounded in a landmine blast in Mosul and their Iraqi fixer Bakhtiyar Addad killed. Earlier this week, Iraqi forces dropped almost 500,000 leaflets over the city, urging civilians to stay indoors and escape if they can. On Tuesday, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei praised the "success" of Iraqi forces while President Hassan Rouhani said the ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:47

Numerous signs have been erected around the fire-ravaged 24-storey west London building urging visitors to "stop taking pictures please" and "stop taking selfies", the Independent reported. Fire safety checks are being carried out in council housing blocks in Barking and Dagenham. "The systems are classified Class 0 risk of spread of fire".

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:45

All were from the same village near Ramallah in the West Bank and had been detained in the past for suspected "terrorist" activities. The attacks occurred simultaneously in two areas near the Damascus gate of Jerusalem's walled old city.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:42

USA officials report an " unsafe " encounter on Monday between a Russian fighter jet and a US reconnaissance plane in the global airspace over the Baltic Sea. The majority of these encounters were not seen as risky like Monday's interaction. "During the escorting, the RC-135 crew made an attempt of closing with the Russian fighter, performing a provocative turnaround toward the Su-27", the agency quoted the Russian Defense Ministry as saying.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:42

Until Tuesday, the US had generally aligned itself with Saudi Arabia . They also cut air, sea and land transportation links with Doha . The crisis has led to concerns about a potential humanitarian crisis on the tiny peninsular emirate .

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:41

The senior adviser and daughter of President Donald Trump went to the Capitol for a meeting with Sen. Miami U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has been getting trolled on social media after a cringe-worthy photo of his awkward attempt to embrace the much taller Ivanka Trump popped up on political websites.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:41

Earlier reports said the USA citizen was unresponsive when he was released after spending 17 months behind the bars under Kim Jong Un's regime for allegedly stealing a political banner in January 2016. He arrived in the USA last Tuesday in a coma and died on Monday. Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is expected later to provide more information.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:41

Alves has also been linked to Chelsea and Tottenham in the transfer window, despite the fact the 34-year-old is under contract in Turin until 2019. Alves won three LaLiga titles and two Champions League trophies during Guardiola's four years in charge at Camp Nou, between 2008-2012. If he does arrive at Eastlands this summer to fill the void left by Bacary Sagna and Pablo Zabaleta, both of whom have been released, then he will, in all probability, be given a similar brief.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:36

Erdogan had earlier criticized the nations - including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE ), Bahrain, Egypt , Yemen , the Maldives, and one of Libya's three rival governments - which had broken diplomatic relations with Qatar over its alleged support of terrorism.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:35

Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, U.S. 7th Fleet Commander, speaks to media , June 18, 2017. Navy divers recovered the bodies after the severely damaged Fitzgerald returned to the fleet's home in Yokosuka, Japan , with assistance from tug boats.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:34

Writing this week in The Sunday Times, Januszczak said he had never met Saye but had been impressed by the quality of her work, shown in the Diaspora exhibition as part of this year's Venice Biennale . The official death toll from the devastating fire at London's Grenfell Tower this week is now at 17, but is expected to rise much higher . "She's an incredible, amazing, soulful artist".

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:34

Vinall says the cheque will help many programs that the cancer society has to offer. Theresa Blondin, the volunteer engagement coordinator for the Canadian Cancer Society, and Cindy Vinall, the senior manager of community offices at Canadian Cancer Society, are so proud of the two companies for coming together.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:23

After Davis and Barnier met over lunch in the Commission's top floor dining rooms, their teams broke up into "working groups" that will be charged with handling specific areas of talks that the European Union expects to take place for a week every month.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:23

French President Emmanuel Macron casts his ballot as he votes at a polling station in the second round parliamentary elections in Le Touquet, France , June 18, 2017. It's a largely symbolic move required after legislative elections. Macron's confident start at home, where he has concentrated on trying to restore the lost prestige of the president, and his bold action on the worldwide stage has inspired a raft of positive headlines.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:19

Right-back Cedric Soares appeared to have sealed an opening day three points for Portugal when he saw his 86th-minute effort deflected home but Moreno rose highest to ensure the points were shared. The result leaves the two nations with a point each, two points behind host nation, Russia , which opened their Confederations Cup account with a 2-0 win over New Zealand.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

Still, the snowballing investigation has deeply angered Trump, who denies he has any nefarious ties to Russian Federation. The emergence of the obstruction of justice inquiry may make it harder for Trump to have Mueller removed. The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data analytics operation; his relationship with former national security ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:15

Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting. She was emotional as she spoke to reporters Thursday outside her home in Belleville, Illinois. The FBI has already recovered two weapons: a 9 mm handgun and a 7.62 caliber rifle. A former congressional aide was hospitalized. More recently, she said, Suzanne Hodgkinson had confided in the Kneppers that she wanted a divorce.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

Ms May said she was steadfastly committed to the Good Friday Agreement and wanted to see a "close and special partnership" with the Republic of Ireland post-Brexit. It means that a string of key promises from her manifesto will be ditched - including U-turns on plans to axe universal school meals and dump the triple lock on pensions.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:16

One prisoner took the officer's phone to dial 911. Six Polk County Jail inmates are being called heroes by some after they helped save an officer's life while out on work detail. The six inmates chose to act. "They really care about my officers". "As we watched the horrific manhunt this week of the two inmates that killed two Correctional Officers and were captured last night we all know that Monday could have ended differently for our Officer", the department said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:18

Arthur said the focus now shifts to 2019 World Cup. "Credit to them for winning the title today". Pakistan have been starved of worldwide cricket in their own country since an attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in 2009, forcing them to play their "home" series at neutral venues.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:13

Venezuela is in the grip of an economic and political crisis that is causing desperate shortages of food and medicine, as well as a soaring murder rate. But Venezuela is testing the OAS democratic founding principles, after nearly three months of anti-government protests that have left more than 70 people dead and led to thousands being imprisoned.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

The Supreme Court accepted the case from Wisconsin , where a divided panel of three federal judges past year ruled that the state's Republican leadership in 2011 pushed through a plan so partisan it violated the Constitution's First Amendment and equal rights protections.

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:17

Reports said the gunmen spent the night roaming the restaurant, killing those they found trapped before security forces intervened. The attack began with a auto bomb in front of the Posh Hotel, frequented by foreigners, and then moved on to gunfire in a restaurant nearby, according to news from the New York Times .

by | June 21, 2017 | 03:14

Wars at the turn of the century killed millions and sucked in neighbouring countries. Violence has increased since December, when President Joseph Kabila made a decision to stay in power beyond the end of his two-term mandate on the grounds that more time was needed to prepare for elections.