The provincial governor's spokesman Ataullah Khogyani confirmed the incident and said the two United States soldiers were killed in an insider attack involving an Afghan Special Operation Forces soldier in the restive Achin district. The incident occurred in the surrounding area of Nad Ali district late on Friday night during a joint operation conducted by Afghan forces and worldwide troops, said Omar Zwak, provincial governor spokesman.
He wasn't charged and was about to be released from bail because of insufficient evidence, the police said. Three French people, two Australians, one Canadian, a Spanish man and a Briton were killed in the attack, and nearly 50 wounded. We will remind, on the night of Sunday, June 4, terrorists in the white van crashed into pedestrians on London bridge , and then attacked people with knives at the borough market.
The US-led Coalition on Tuesday launched renewed airstrikes targeting positions of the pro-Syrian regime forces, that advanced inside the well-established de-confliction zone in southern Syria . In response, the US -led coalition added additional "combat power" to help defend the Tanf base and dropped more than 90,000 leaflets telling the Syrian forces to leave.
Banks with assets of $50 billion or more would be required to undergo "stress tests" every two years instead of annually, as the current law requires. House Financial Services Committee chairman Jeb Hensarling of Texas says the bill would make it easier for consumers to borrow. The bill, sponsored by Hensarling, passed 233 to 186, with all but one Republican, Rep.
An informal referendum on the issue in 2005 passed with almost 99 percent support. The KRG has been emboldened by the weakening of the central government in Baghdad as it has struggled to regain territory lost to Islamic State. "The Kurds realize that neither they nor the region are ready to accept a new Kurdish state". "Although we are not part of the committee, we encourage everyone to vote yes, and we want a Kurdish state, including the disputed territories like Kirkuk and Khanaqin", ...
Ankara follows the "fundamental principle" of preserving Iraq's "territorial integrity and political unity". "We have previously shared our views and concerns with the Iraqi government, the KRI, and the worldwide community", said the Turkish release regarding the decision to hold a referendum, announced Wednesday, by the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani after a meeting in Erbil with leading political parties.