The group controlled more than 34,000 square miles of territory from the Mediterranean coast to south of Baghdad. "They wanted to return us back to the Dark Ages". "The battle for a better future for Iraqis is happening now". UK Prime Minister Theresa May congratulated Mr Abadi on a "historic moment" but warned that IS still posed a threat, including from across the border in Syria.
But cabinet minister Peter Dutton says his assessment is based not on advice from intelligence agencies but what he knows of Labor powerbroker Sam Dastyari's history so far. "Media reports have suggested that the Chinese Communist Party has been working to covertly interfere with our media, our universities and even the decisions of elected representatives right here in this building".
The new owner of Salvator Mundi , the Leonardo da Vinci painting that broke auction house records when it was sold for $450 million last month, has been revealed as the Saudi Arabian prince Bader bin Abdullah bin Mohammed bin Farhan al-Saud.
Snowfall is already developing in MS and we will likely see some rain and snow mixed by as early as 3 a.m. Accumulations during the overnight will be minor. "We will see snowfall accumulations reaching around 3" in the higher terrain of East Alabama. Salisbury, Maryland, is expected to see the highest snow total.
Mani Shankar Aiyar had called the Prime Minister a " neech aadmi " on Thursday costing him primary membership of the Congress, which rushed into damage control mode. I keep quiet only because my priority is work". "Jairam Ramesh compared me to Bhasmasur". Renuka Chowdhury called me a virus. "Among the other things he says, he calls for azad Kashmir".
The videos that were uploaded on social media by 14-year-old nephew of Raigar, record him saying he killed Afrazul to save a woman from "love jihad ". "I have seen the video, the guilty should be punished". They have three daughters, of which two are already married. "I used to study with her brother", Shambunath said.
All of this reinforces our doubts about Mr. Mueller's ability to conduct a fair and credible probe of the FBI's considerable part in the Russia-Trump drama. The latest news supports our view that Mr. Mueller is too conflicted to investigate the FBI and should step down in favor of someone more credible.
Feltman, a former U.S. State Department official, reportedly met with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho and vice foreign minister Park Myong Guk, but was unable to secure a meeting with the North Korean leader, News 1 reported Friday.
In 2012, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 63 of the 89 constituencies while the Congress got only 22 seats. He while casting his vote from Bharuch's Ankleshwar confidently said that "Congress will win more than 110 seats". Singh equating a Dalit child with a dog in Ghaziabad. Aise mauke par is kisam ki gandi rajniti Karne ki kya avashyakta hai? The Gandhi scion also attacked Modi for not answering any of the 10 questions that he had put up daily ahead of the Gujarat polls and wondered ...
There are few signs America's foreign partners are buying it. He added, "While there's time remaining, Mr. Tillerson should become more familiar with the realities and history of the region and American policies, and its effects which has led to serious instability and the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent women, children and people".
Earlier on Friday, the Israeli army said that the "Iron Dome defense system had intercepted a Palestinian rocket fired from Gaza [.] while another rocket landed in the Sderot community an damaged some vehicles". Haniyeh announced termination of the peace process in the Middle East. Demonstrations and protests have broken out throughout the region as Trump's controversial decision this week upended decades of careful diplomacy.
In a statement issued by his media office yesterday, Atiku Abubakar said he does not support any particular candidate over others, but rather supports the emergence of a more virile political party post-Peoples Democratic Party national convention.
Most of the peacekeepers killed were from Tanzania but at least five Congolese soldiers also died in the attack, which occurred about 25 miles (45 kilometers) from the regional capital, Beni. In the deadliest single attack on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in almost 25 years, rebels in eastern Congo killed 15 peacekeepers and wounded over 50 others in an assault on their base that was launched at nightfall and went on for hours.
In August 2016, a judge ruled that the then-16-year-old Dassey was coerced into confessing his role in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach; Dassey and his uncle Steven Avery were both sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of Halbach's murder.
The impact of the recent caste-based movements in the state can be seen in the list of nominated candidates. In 2002, 2007 and 2012 Gujarat elections, the Congress got around 40 per cent while the BJP got around 49 per cent vote share each time.
Local schools also are concluding their food drives for the Salvation Army. Since a year ago, the Salvation Army has had to divide funds between its Christmas drive and hurricane relief. "Each of the angel's represent a child, there's a first name and the age of the child and sizes that they wear and wishes and needs", she said. That's why Major Tidman said the program means a lot to the families.
US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham urged the Pentagon on Sunday to start moving US military dependants, such as spouses and children, out of South Korea, saying conflict with North Korea was getting close. B-1Bs flyovers have become an increasingly familiar show of force to North Korea, which after three intercontinental ballistic missile tests has clearly moved closer toward building a nuclear arsenal that could viably target the USA mainland.
Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said later in a tweet that the move "frustrated" peace efforts, adding that the status of Jerusalem must be "determined in direct negotiations" between the Palestinians and Israelis. The largest opposition group in Jordan, the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for wide protests across the Kingdom in response to the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The prince will not be keeping the art at home. But the New York Times newspaper has reported that the buyer may have been a Saudi prince. Prince Bader then released a statement describing the report in the New York Times as "surprising and inaccurate" but did not deny it outright.
United Nations envoy Nikolay Mladenov warned the Security Council members of a risk of "violent escalation". Israel has had held West Jerusalem since 1949 and captured East Jerusalem during the Six-Day War in 1967. The representative of Palestine said that the United States should back down from its decision on occupied Jerusalem, warning of the serious repercussions Trump's decision.
Vowing to stay until Mr. Saakashvili was released, they lit fires in the street to keep warm, just as protesters did in the winter of 2013-14 during an ultimately successful campaign to oust Ukraine's previous president, Viktor F. Ms. Sarhan also said criminal investigations had been started against several parliamentary deputies suspected of obstructing Saakashvili's arrest on December 5.
After Powell was promoted to deputy national security adviser, she focused on Middle East policy and planned President Trump's trips to the region. She plans to move home early next year to NY, where her family lives. Powell has been one of Trump's inner circle and a key aide to National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster. Earlier in the week, Trump unilaterally declared Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and ordered the State Department to move the USA embassy be moved from Tel Aviv to ...
In a statement released on Wednesday the Chinese embassy said that reports about "so-called Chinese influence and infiltration in Australia ... were made up out of thin air and filled with cold war mentality and ideological bias" and were "paranoid".
Leonid Mikhelson, the owner of Russia's largest private gas producer Novatek, said on Friday he had discussed gas projects with Saudi Arabia's representatives. The first cargo will be carried on the Christophe de Margerie , the world's first icebreaking LNG tanker, named after the charismatic former Total chief executive officer who died when his plane crashed into a snowplough in Moscow three years ago.
This week, a handful of state leaders chose to boycott Saturday's ceremony in protest of Trump's visit. "My stance in being present is saying we are here in MS and we are not going away", Rhodes said , although he said he'd draw the line at taking a picture with Trump or Bryant.
Her entry into the presidential race does ensure that the women's game has a strong figure that understands the issues faced in the United States from player and league development to pay equality. Gulati, who had been in charge of U.S. Soccer since 2006, finally announced Monday that he would not seek reelection in the wake of the U.S. men's team stunning failure to qualify for next year's World Cup in Russian Federation.
Bolstering Lebanon's stability was at the heart of the International Support Group meeting held Friday in Paris, where Beirut was urged to uphold its dissociation policy and regional states were called on to respect the country's sovereignty.
Details of the shooting remained sketchy today, as the complex investigation continued. They planned another news conference Friday morning. Investigators were still combing over evidence at the school Friday, trying to determine how many shots were fired.
Dan North, chief economist at Euler Hermes, an global credit insurance company, said the rising demand for workers at firms across the country lately isn't enough to significantly increase paychecks. USA metro areas with unemployment rates of 3.5 percent or lower are reporting annual wage growth of roughly 4 percent, Shepherdson said in an email. Americans clearly want to see more job creation and especially higher wage growth, so don't expect the Trump administration or Republican leadership ...
During the visit, an official from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad would also be present, the Pakistani Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said on Friday. The Minister also said that she spoke to Jadhav's mother and informed her about Pakistan's decision. The government had offered India to organise a meeting between the spy and his wife after repeated denial to grant consular access to the convicted spy since his arrest in spring 2016.