Their departure will leave an ISIL enclave as the last militant stronghold straddling the border near the Lebanese town of Arsal, which is home to tens of thousands of refugees. The Lebanese army is expected soon to assault the IS pocket in the same area. About 7,000 refugees departed with them for a rebel-held part of northwest Syria.
He added: "It is absolutely rock solid and everyone understands that". The Kim Jong-Un regime has said it now has the capability of striking the USA mainland after two successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) tests last month.
Suh again highlighted doubts about North Korea's claims about its military capability. "My job is to make sure that when a president makes a decision, and he makes a decision to use military force, that I provide him with good options". While North Korea is testing China's patience, such a scenario could lead to a unified Korea and push US troops up to China's border. Dunford will leave for China on Monday.
Trump condemned the "egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides , on many sides". "There should be no place in society for racism, white supremacy and neo-nazis ", she wrote on Twitter . A White House official, who requested anonymity and ignored attempts to go on the record, told reporters Sunday that it was obvious the President condemned "white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups" despite Trump not mentioning those groups during his remarks at his ...
India were simply unchallenged all across the 3-Tests they played against Sri Lanka . India won the toss earlier today and chose to BAT first. "We need to stand up as a team", said Chandimal. The Indian cricketer bolted an fantastic 108 runs with the help of 15 boundaries - eight 4s and seven 6s- before he was taken down as Dilruwan Perera catches his shot on Sandakan's ball.
Marco Rubio to be assassinated after the senator unleashed a string of criticisms against the country's government, Fox News has learned. Marco Rubio is believed to have stemmed from Venezuelan leader Diosdado Cabello. According to the Miami Herald report, the memorandum specified the issuance of an assassination order against Senator Rubio that, although details of the plot were not corroborated, included contact with "unspecified Mexican nationals" to carry out the attack.
The country's railway system has a poor safety recordthat has been blamed on poor management and badly maintained equipment. Egyptians have long complained that successive governments failed to enforce basic safeguards for railways. The Cairo train driver, who hit the Port Said train from behind after it stopped, said he did not receive a notification of the halt of the train.
The White House has been knocked for sending mixed signals on North Korea, including on whether the USA supports talks with the North and whether it seeks regime change. "But North Korea sees the South as powerless and won't negotiate with us". The comments come after Trump over the past week intensified his rhetoric against North Korea.
In last four years, leadership of the two countries had also exchanged many visits, he added. Addressing the ceremony at the packed Convention Centre, Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang congratulated Pakistan on its 70th Indepence Day. The minister said the other dimension of Wang Yang's visit was his meeting with Prime Minister, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in which they discussed progress on CPEC.
Saturday that Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping about the upcoming memo during a phone call on Friday. The US has always complained that China dumps steel on its market, and if the Trump administration were to impose heavy tariffs on Chinese steel products, the retaliatory measure could draw in other countries, including Taiwan, which counts steel as one of its major exports, he added.
One of the worst mudslides occurred in the mountain town of Regent . Images posted on Twitter show people wading through streets, waist-deep in muddy water following the downpour in and around Freetown. Mr Foh told Reuters news agency that the disaster was "so serious that I myself feel broken", adding that the area was being cordoned off as people were being evacuated.
As the city awaits Trump's arrival, the mayor has continued to demand that he explicitly condemn violence on the part of white supremacists during a rally Saturday during which one person was killed and more than a dozen were injured. His tweet was in response to white-supremacist riots in Virginia over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, which sparked counter-protests and the fatal mow-down of Heather Heyer by accused neo-Nazi James Fields Jr., 20.
The government hopes to complete deployment of the system in western Japan by Saturday morning, Kyodo News said, quoting defence ministry officials. "We hope to strengthen the deterrent power of the Japan-U.S. alliance and response capabilities", he added, referring to the upcoming meeting of the allies' foreign and defense ministers in Washington on August 17.
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It's very possible the North could attack Japan and USA bases there with nuclear, chemical or biological warheads. The North then came out with a threat to lob four intermediate-range "Hwasong-12" missiles near Guam , a tiny USA territory some 2,000 miles from Pyongyang.
A medley of Indian and Pakistani national anthems has become a social media hit, bringing together thousands of people from the two countries who saw the mash-up as a message of love and peace amidst heightened acrimony between two nations.
South Korea population is 52 million while Guam has 174,000 people. China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs. The four Los Angeles-class submarines, USS Topeka , USS Chicago , USS Oklahoma City , and USS Key West could all contribute to a massive air campaign against North Korea with their Tomahawk land attack cruise missiles.
Mr Pompeo said " there's nothing imminent today ", in response to a question about how anxious people should be over the escalating tensions. "But each time they test another missile, or if they should conduct a nuclear weapons test, they develop expertise, they expand the envelope, and so it is probably fair to say they are moving toward that at an ever-alarming rate".
Despite tensions and talk of war, life on the streets of the North Korean capital Pyongyang remains calm. "Concerned parties must exercise restraint and avoid remarks and actions that escalate tensions on the Korean peninsula", it cited Xi as saying.
However, she refused to give President Trump ramps credit for taking the North Korea threat seriously. "I know we'll see, but it might be the last thing we see!" Vietnam Veterans Moved to Tears on Honor Flight to D.C . "But I talk", the president said. "The president's most recent comments are recklessly belligerent and demonstrate a grave lack of appreciation for the severity of the North Korea nuclear situation", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said.
Dunford just arrived in Osan Air Base to meet with US Forces Korea leadership and explore the Camp Humphreys area with his team on board 2 UH-60 Black Hawks", a short statement on the Joint Staff Facebook page states. Dunford's Asia visit comes as fears grow that a war of words between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will lead to a miscalculation that sparks an actual military conflict.
Anadolu Agency reported that police detained a man thought to be planning a bomb attack on behalf of IS. A suspected Daesh terrorist has been killed after fatally wounding a police officer in Istanbul. He was supposed to be taken to the main Istanbul police station. Combatting terror is high on the political agenda. It was unclear how the attacker had managed to keep a knife while he was being taken into custody.
Top Odinga lieutenant Johnson Muthama said police had been packing corpses into body bags and dumping them, remarks likely to exacerbate the tensions that followed the official announcement that Mr Kenyatta had won, with 54.3 per cent of votes.
There's no "imminent" threat of a nuclear war between the United States and North Korea , according to CIA Director Mike Pompeo , who explained that Donald Trump's threats against Pyongyang describe only a possible response for "certain actions".
Communication minister Remis Dandjinou said it was not clear how many assailants were involved. The security forces reached the spot after receiving reports of shots being fired near the upscale Turkish restaurant Aziz Istanbul in Ouagadougou .