In the interview, Assad condemned the US-led coalition's military presence in Syria. However, foreign intervention is increasingly seeming more likely than not. Though Assad has refrained from attacking foreign forces hostile to his regime that are operating within Syria's borders, this recent escalation has prompted him to step up his rhetoric.
Syncrude, like many oil sands plants, has its own on-site fire department. However, the fire is still burning off remaining hydrocarbons. "Our concern right know is with ensuring the fire is contained and extinguished and people are safe", Gibson said from the site.
The Netherlands , with their defeat and elimination of Cuba on Tuesday night, will join Japan in the semifinals to take on the victor of Pool F, which to this point is only one game into their proceedings. His three hits in his first three at-bats included game-tying singles in the third and fifth innings. Tsutsugo also had a big game at the plate for Japan.
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.