Twenty-two migrants drowned when the boat carrying them capsized off Turkey’s Aegean coast in the Edremit area of Balikesir province on Monday as they tried to reach a Greek island, a Turkish coast guard official told Reuters.
Makhmur lies around 70 kilometres (45 miles) southeast of Mosul. The initial aim is to completely sever IS supply lines between Mosul and areas farther south including Hawijah in Kirkuk province and areas near Baiji in Salaheddin, the officer said.
Syria’s foreign minister warned Saturday that Saudi or other foreign troops entering his country would “return home in wooden coffins” and asserted that recent military advances put his government “on track” to end the five-year-old civil war.
The Republican presidential candidate has previously said "I love the Muslims" despite provocative polices that include calling for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States and a database to track the movements of those already living th
The Pentagon released the photos as part of an ongoing legal fight with the American Civil Liberties Union, which filed a freedom of information lawsuit in 2004 seeking about 2,000 photographs showing detainee mistreatment.
Saudi Arabia is a member of the so-called US-led coalition that has been conducting air raids against what are claimed to be the Daesh terrorists inside Syria without any authorization from the Syrian government or a UN mandate since September 2014.
Additionally, Iraqi army artillery units pounded militant positions in the villages of Duwailiya, al-Ghoraf and Jazeera al-Jubbah, located on the outskirts of the western city of Khan al-Baghdadi, killing at least 17 Daesh militants.
Iran's Foriegn Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told reporters after a meeting with his counterpart Philip Hammond in London on Feb.5 that issuing visas in embassies would be resumed in several weeks, IRNA reported.
"The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention considers that the various forms of deprivation of liberty to which Julian Assange has been subjected constitute a form of arbitrary detention," the group's head, Seong-Phil Hong, said in a statement.
The 16-page analysis, carried out between 2014 and 2015, warns even a combination of US and Baltic troops with US air support would do little to stop Russia advancing - as Nato's ground forces are no match for Russia's battalions.
Tens of thousands of Syrians fled an intensifying Russian assault around Aleppo on Friday, and aid workers said they feared the city which once held two million people could soon fall under a full government siege.
As the results of the Iowa Caucuses came in, the crowded Republican presidential race appeared to be narrowing down to a three-cornered contest with Florida Senator Rubio coming a close third behind Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Donald Trump.
Baidar said the provincial government had broken the law by parading Wasil in a police uniform after the Taliban siege was lifted. But he also condemned the Taliban's killing of Wasil because the boy had moved to a civilian life.
The French embassy in New Delhi said there was no ban on wearing turbans in public spaces while reacting to a charge by a Sikh organisation that the community has been fighting for their right to wear the religious garb in France.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei awarded the 'Medal of Fath (Conquest)' to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy commanders who recently detained 10 US sailors in Persian Gulf after their intrusion into the coun