At Mina itself, 51,700 Saudi and expat employees will be employed in multiple sectors to serve the pilgrims during their stay at the tent city. This year, the dispute between Qatar and four Arab nations, led by Saudi Arabia, prompted Doha to accuse Riyadh of creating obstacles for Qatari pilgrims after it cut economic and transport links with its smaller neighbour.
Coalition forces attacked a bridge and a road in Isis-held territory, hitting vehicles used by Isis that were not part of the convoy. The spokesman for the US -led coalition backing the SDF said earlier this month that there are 24,000 Arabs and 31,000 Kurds in the alliance.
The question then arises: Will Iran really benefit from exiting the JCPOA? President Rouhani further stated that U.S. President Donald Trump would find it hard to tear up the deal with the United Nations as it had a lot of support from Europe.
The missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii. The destroyer fired a Standard Missile-6 or SM-6 interceptor. The US regularly tests its missile-defence systems and this was the second time one of its Standard Missile-6 missiles successfully intercepted a medium-range ballistic missile, the agency said .
THERESA May has hit back at inflexible Brussels chiefs for not coming up with ideas about how to resolve Brexit problems, as talks continue to stall. Meanwhile, David Davis , the UK's Brexit secretary defended his government's papers as "products of hard work and detailed thinking", adding that progress required imagination and flexibility from both sides.
The U.N. refugee agency is urging Bangladesh to give refuge to Rohingya Muslims, amid reports that people fleeing violence in Myanmar's western Rakhine state are being turned away. The UN also appealed to Bangladesh to admit those fleeing the military counteroffensive. Rahima Khatun said she spent the night hiding in the hills after Buddhists in her village torched Rohingya homes and set upon men with machetes and clubs.