The SDF is a multi-ethnic coalition that is leading the US -backed charge in Syria. The SDF statement said the aim of the operation is to capture the town, its dam and the power stations. Since November, the terror group has lost some 3,400 square kilometers around Raqqa, in a wide arc north of the city. There has been concern the militant group would destroy the dam, flooding the region.
Sixty years ago, recovering from the tragedy of two world wars, we chose to bond together and rebuild our continent from its ashes. He said the European Union stood for values of freedom and democracy that he had seen in the West as a young man growing up in communist-ruled Poland.
The proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) would have repealed many parts of the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, which Democratic President Barack Obama signed into law in 2010. Republican leaders can not afford more than 22 defections in the House assuming all Democrats oppose the AHCA during a Friday vote. Madison Shockley, pastor at the Pilgrim United Church of Christ in Carlsbad, said that religious beliefs regarding abortion shouldn't be a deterrent to supporting ...
Premier Li Keqiang meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, on Thursday. They have been propelled by the wide-ranging China-Australia Free Trade Agreement signed in 2015, cementing China's position as Australia's largest trading partner.
The Pentagon admitted USA aircraft were operating in the vicinity but, according to Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon, the military is having a hard time rectifying the location of the building that was targeted with what was shown as destroyed on social media.
According to a report by the Associated Press released on Wednesday, Manafort proposed a confidential strategy in 2005 whereby he would influence US politics, and business dealings, and news coverage inside the US, Europe and the former Soviet republics, in a way that would benefit the Putin government.