Philippines military strikes IS militant positions in embattled town

Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions yesterday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to Isis ( Islamic State ), witnesses said. "We have to clear one step at a time, house to house, block by block", he said, adding that the military operations will not be easy in an urban terrain as compared to the rural area.

Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

The executive order is, he wrote, a "modest action...which imposes only a temporary pause of 90 days to assess whether the screening and vetting procedures that are applied to nationals from these high-risk countries are adequate to identify and exclude terrorists".

Victims of Donald Trump's handshake

Trump is attending his first major worldwide summit but is not the only G7 newcomer. Stunned US President then tries to reclaim lost ground with crushing handshake. He was also spotted chatting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel before the session began. May was due to lead a discussion on counter-terrorism with fellow G7 leaders on Friday - including US President Donald Trump - and call for them to put more pressure on internet companies to remove extremist content.

Pentagon Confirms March US Strike Killed 105 Civilians in Iraq

Matthew Isler. The GBU-38 was meant to destroy only the top floor of the building, but when it set off the cache of explosives laden with accelerants the resultant damage was far greater, Isler said . Prior to the March 17 strike, Iraqi forces were about 100 meters (328 feet) away and could see two snipers on the second floor of the building. ISIS fighters purposely baited coalition forces into striking the building while using the building as a sniper position to fire at Iraqi CTS ...

Trump Claims Money 'Beginning to Pour in' From NATO Allies

Trump Claims Money 'Beginning to Pour in' From NATO Allies

Although from media houses to Twitterati, everybody is questioning the move of Trump, Markovic who was shoved aside denied any awkward move by Trump. But Trump increased the pressure, calling that agreement made at a summit in Wales in 2014 "the bare minimum".