Kurdish militias and other fighters that make up the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) recently pushed Daesh out of the Syrian city of Manbij. "They can not, will not, under any circumstance get American support if they do not keep that commitment", he said.
Larijani said Russian flights have not been halted, adding: "Iran is in alliance with Russia in its campaign in Syria and in its battle against terrorism for the interest of Muslims". Iran and Russian Federation are key backers of Syrian President Bashar Assad, but Tehran has remained relatively guarded about its precise involvement in the conflict.
According to Reuters , Duterte told reporters that it was "better to continually engage China in a diplomatic dialogue rather than anger officials there". "China welcomes the statement made by [Philippine] President Duterte that the Philippines won't raise the issue of the Arbitration's decision concerning the South China Sea at the upcoming summit", Lu Kang said at a briefing.
The woman who isn't being identified was been treated and released from the hospital. To date, 13 birds have tested positive for West Nile in MI, and 3 West Nile Virus positive mosquito pools have been detected in Oakland and Saginaw counties.
Deep earthquakes generally cause less surface damage than shallow tremors. The 6.8 magnitude tremor was so powerful, it was felt hundreds of miles away, in neighbouring Thailand. Office buildings in Bangkok also shook for a few seconds, residents there said. Earlier, an quake measuring 6.2 on the Richter Scale had struck Italy killing over 38 persons.
One American service member was killed and another injured in southern Afghanistan's Taliban stronghold of Helmand province a day after the US military announced it was deploying almost 100 troops to the same region in response to recent "tactical victories" by the jihadist group.