Poland's Prime Minister, Beata Szydlo, told the ceremony: "It's a great day when we can welcome American soldiers, representatives of the world's best, strongest, greatest army onto Polish soil, here in Zagan". The 16th Sustainment Brigade of the US Army in Europe posted a picture on Twitter of Polish citizens posing for a photo with US troops and tanks. "It's a third country that is building up its military presence on our borders in Europe", he said to BBC .
The revocation of the sanctions, however, will not take effect for another 180 days, and will occur only if Sudan sustains " these positive actions " over the next six months, Obama said in a letter to the Speaker of the U.S. The ministry said it hoped further cooperation would allow Sudan to be removed from the US list of states sponsoring terrorism. The United States first sanctioned Sudan in 1997, citing an extreme threat to USA national security.
It's "standard Israeli practice to not comment when such attacks happen", NPR's Emily Harris noted after one such reported strike in 2013. The attack was the third such incident recently, according to the Syrian government. Days earlier, on 30 November, Israeli jets were reported to have fired missiles from Lebanese airspace into Syria, striking Sabboura, an area outside Damascus .
The president's last weekly address echoed his farewell speech in Chicago earlier this week when he warned that the nation is becoming increasingly divided and called on Americans to remain vigilant about democracy. The national poll of 899 voters was conducted January 5-9 and had a 3.3-point margin of error. Other surveys have yielded similar results. The Quinnipiac poll showed 37 percent of voters approve of Vice president-elect Mike Pence as compared to 34 percent who disapprove; 29 ...
Iridium's launch campaign, according to the company, will consist of seven SpaceX Falcon 9 launches, deploying 10 Iridium NEXT satellites at a time. Shortly afterward, the Federal Aviation Administration signed off on that investigation, approving the new licence for Saturday's launch. Flying into low-Earth orbit (LEO) on what will be SpaceX's first launch since the launch pad incident past year are 10 Iridium-NEXT satellites.
Residents fleeing Mosul say that most of the university has been destroyed by air strikes and artillery fire. ICTS on Friday liberated the three districts of Faisaliyah, Nasr, and Sadriyah on the eastern edge of Tigris river, and al-Kafaat Ula in the city's northeast as well as several buildings in Mosul University.