Iraqi forces have retaken more than a third of west Mosul from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), a commander said, as Baghdad's troops fought March 12 to advance deeper into the city. Baghdadi became the most high-profile radical Islamist leader in the world when he delivered a sermon in the city of Mosul's main mosque and declared himself the caliph of an new Islamic Caliphate.
Ms Kellyanne Conway, Mr Trump's senior adviser, said in an interview witha New Jersey newspaper on Sunday that Mr Obama could have employed any number of devices other than a traditional telephone wiretap - even including a microwave oven.
The firearms were sold mainly in Spain, France and Belgium, Europol said in a separate statement . Police arrested five people. In all, the police have impounded over 9,000 CETME assault weapons of different models; almost 1,000 assault weapons from manufacturers such as Mauser, Bergmann or Beretta; fully working mortar shells minus the explosive charge; anti-aircraft machine guns and pistols from the Star, Llama, Astra and FN companies and numerous revolvers.
Sturgeon announced at a press conference on Monday morning that she will be seeking the Scottish parliament's permission to begin discussions with the United Kingdom government over the terms of the next referendum . "All of our efforts at compromise have been met with a brick wall of intransigence", Sturgeon said, claiming that May's government has been given every chance to compromise.
EU Navfor said it had received confirmation from the Master of the Comoros-flagged tanker that the vessel and its crew were being held captive by armed pirates in an anchorage off the North Coast of Puntland . "The local authorities up there confirm pirates have a ship they are holding and are holding the crew against their will", Steed said in an interview on Twitter.
Three games later and Shakespeare has won them all, guiding the Champions three points clear of the relegation zone and into the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a thrilling night at the King Power Stadium. The referee didn't tell me why. A place in the quarter-finals qualifies as a once-in-a-lifetime moment for their supporters, with even the biggest optimists not expecting to hear the Champions League music again.