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Iraqi forces launch operation at last IS-held enclave in Mosul

The aim was to produce a blast that would destroy only the top floor of the building, which was described as a well-built concrete structure, and kill the snipers. In the past the coalition has dispensed "sympathy payments" to victims and relatives of coalition strikes, but no such payments have been made with regard to the March 17 airstrike, according to Scrocca, the coalition spokesman.



Trump Calls People Who Executed Manchester Attack "Evil Losers"

During his stay in Saudi Arabia earlier this week, Trump mentioned Hamas alongside Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) and Al-Qaeda terrorists, saying that the damage done by the groups " must be counted not only in the number of dead ", but also " in generations of vanished dreams ".


Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims

Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims

Islamic State on Wednesday claimed responsibility behind the attack. " The alleged leaks coming out of government agencies are deeply troubling", Trump said in the statement viewed by the New York Times . The latest arrest took place in the Rusholme ward of Manchester on Friday and followed by a few hours the detention of another suspect in the inner-city Moss Side neighbourhood, Efe news reported.


PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

PA slams Netanyahu remarks on Jerusalem division

Perhaps most striking was President Trump's choice not to mention the Arab Peace Initiative (API), which Israel and the Arab states agree can serve as a basis for a comprehensive approach. Trump's administration has tried to contain expectations for the peace process amid the President's glowing pronouncements, however, with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying, "I think [Trump] feels like there's a moment in time here ...



Martial law fears? 'They're living in the past,' says AFP

The attempt to capture Hapilon tipped over the hornet's nest. Earlier, leaders of the House said there is no need for them to approve President Rodrigo Duterte's declaration of martial law in Mindanao. "I hope that the bombs will not land nearby and harm us". Malabang Police Chief Romeo Enriquez told The Associated on Friday that he is fine. At the Mass in Manila, nun Mary John Mananzan called on people to pray and noted that hostages had been taken, including a priest from the ...



Under US Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage: Watchdog

Carrying signs and chanting in opposition to the AHCA , Representatives from Planned Parenthood Advocates of OH, the Human Rights Campaign, the Universal Health Care Action Network and about two dozen speakers and protesters gathered outside the Scripps Building on Walnut downtown where Portman has an office.