Africom officials are assessing the results of the strikes. The first strike occurred around midnight Somalia time (0300 GMT) with the second strike coming at about 11:00 am (1400 GMT). The airstrikes were carried out under the authorities given to U.S. Africa Command in March by President Donald Trump. In May, IS said it was behind a suicide bombing in Puntland state that killed at least four people - thought to be the first time it has claimed an attack in Somalia.
An air-supported operation is underway in the area as clashes are ongoing, reports said. The rebels of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, have waged a three-decade-long insurgency in southeastern Turkey. In a speech in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to press ahead with operations against the PKK. Four rocket launchers and 10 hand grenades were also seized during the same operation.
On the second day of the congressional hearings, Twitter released a list of 2,752 now-deactivated accounts linked to the Russian-based influencer operations company Internet Research Agency, which Facebook's general counsel Colin Stretch said had been attacking election discourse as early as 2015 according to a WIRED report .
The leader of the opposition also did not attend a dinner to mark the anniversary yesterday (November 2), however Theresa May and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did. Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Thursday urged the United Kingdom government to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration by unilaterally recognizing Palestine.
Funds will be allocated to projects that help reporters build their worldwide support networks to drive up journalistic standards, build the capacity of local journalists to help support and safeguard press freedom, and monitor human rights violations, trial monitoring and long-term advocacy on targeted impunity cases.
When other officers arrived, they reportedly conducted a field sobriety test and then took Phillips to the Portland Police Dept. This undated photo provided by the Portland Police Department shows Lou Diamond Phillips . Phillips, 55, is well-known for his roles in "La Bamba" and " Longmire ". The actor was cuffed and taken to the station, where he blew a.20. The actor was in the area to speak at an event in Corpus Christi, but there's no further information about whether he was released ...
Sacked Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont is seen, during a news conference, on a TV screen at a bar near Sant Jaume square in Barcelona, Spain , October 31, 2017. Puigdemont told an Belgian broadcaster earlier on Friday that if an arrest warrant is issued, he will fight extradition to Spain without seeking political asylum, according to his Belgian lawyer.
Assad's forces and their allies punched their way into the city in September, breaking a almost three-year siege on the handful of neighborhoods that had remained under government control since the militants swept across large parts of Syria and Iraq in 2014.
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Zimbabwe police charged a United States citizen with subversion for allegedly insulting President Robert Mugabe on Twitter as a "sick man", lawyers said Friday. The outlet describes itself as producing "satirical comedy sensations". Police picked up the 25-year-old Martha O'Donovan on Friday morning in the capital, Harare, U.S.
The last time Kim received a message from Xi was in July 2016, South Korea's JoongAng Daily newspaper said . "That's why Kim Jong-un chose to show he is a man with mercilessness - so that everyone should be frightened about him". official told CNN . The situation on the Korean Peninsula has escalated over the past few months, following several ballistic missile and nuclear tests conducted by Pyongyang in violation of the respective UN Security Council resolutions.
The process for revoking the passports of those guilty of child sex offences has begun and offenders will have to apply for a new passport with the message inside. The policy adheres to the International Megan's Law to Prevent Child Exploitation and Other Sexual Crimes Through Advanced Notification of Traveling Sex Offenders , which Congress enacted on February 8, 2016.
The statement was an unusually explicit Israeli pledge to intervene in the war in Syria, where Israeli officials are voicing deeper alarm at the role of Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah , which are fighting alongside the Syrian government.
But Sessions, who was a top surrogate for Trump during the campaign, did not disclose these discussions despite a persistent set of questions from Democrats and some Republicans about Russian Federation during multiple hearings on Capitol Hill.
Even as giving credit to Indira Gandhi for pushing the country towards political empowerment, the report notes, "With more than 50 years having passed since the inauguration of the nation's first female prime minister in 1966, maintaining its global top 20 ranking on the Political Empowerment subindex will require India to make progress on this dimension with a new generation of female political leadership".
The man sprang from the truck wielding two pistols, a pellet and paintball gun, and stalked amongst cars on West Street, before sprinting towards a group of nearby children, according to 15-year-old Thibeaud Roy, who ran for cover when he spotted the weapons.
Past weeks have brought heightened focus on sexual harassment following the Harvey Weinstein scandal in the US. Trump, who attended the event at the invitation of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, was introduced by the Prime Minister on Friday morning, signaling Japan's interest in developing relationships with the Trump administration.
The Hunger Games star recalled the bash - but not much of what she did - while chatting to her reality TV idol Kim during a guest hosting stint on US chat show Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday night. "We are super normal. I think I saw him at a club in Miami like a decade ago", said Kim , whose late father Robert Kardashian was the close friend and lawyer of OJ Simpson .
Doaa Salah , of the " With Dody " programme, discussed various options for women to be single mothers, according to Africa News . In the segment, titled Buy a Man , Salah informed viewers on how to become a mother outside of marriage, suggesting they could make agreements with men for the objective of getting pregnant.
A Press Trust of India story headlined "Al-Qaeda helping Taliban to destabilise Pakistan Government: Gates", dated February 9, 2010, was also found on Laden's computer. The 19-page document recounts an offer by Iran to provide al-Qaeda with "money, arms" and "training in Hezbollah camps in Lebanon, in exchange for striking American interests in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf".
In its fresh affidavit, the Centre said: "Until March 31, existing bank accounts will not be made non-operational for not linking with Aadhaar . For existing account holders, the deadline for Aadhaarbased verification is being extended to March 31 and no coercive action will be taken till then".
The Syrian army, which has made strides in Deir al-Zour city in the fight against IS, are fighting now to liberate the neighborhoods of Sheikh Yassin, Huwaika, Orfi and Rashidieh. Deir al-Zor, on the west bank of the Euphrates, is the largest and most important city in eastern Syria . An offensive by the army, backed by Russia, Iran and Shi'ite militias, and a separate offensive by USA -backed Syrian militias have pushed Islamic State back into a shrinking pocket of land downstream of Deir ...
The exchange only covers the individual insurance market; people who have coverage through their employers aren't eligible. This opening is later than the open enrollment period available through healthcare.gov for states that rely on the federal marketplace to enroll in coverage.
Smith also cited his grandchildren, with one newborn and another on the way, as part of his reason for leaving Congress, according to the Tribune. His seat is considered safely Republican, though Democratic Army veteran Joseph Kopser is running for the position.
The author quickly addresses the fact that Sayfullo Saipov "was said to have cried out " Allahu akbar " before he was shot by a police officer", and recounts the use of the phrase during the 2015 Charlie Hebdo attacks, before citing a number of examples in which the phrase is used in a harmless context.