His last recording was in November 2016, two weeks after the start of the battle to recapture the city of Mosul from ISIS . Russian officials said in June that there was a "high probability" that the Islamic State leader had died in an airstrike on Raqqa , the group's self-declared Syrian capital.
Despite an investigation by the FBI, Cuban authorities and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, officials have been unable to determine the cause of the attacks , which date back to late 2016. "For the safety and well-being of our staff, that is why we are going to order our departure", said a state official adding that more than half of their embassy staff has been ordered to leave.
The talk of increased U.S. firepower in South Korea comes after North Korea interpreted some of President Donald Trump's tweets as a declaration of war , and announced it would try to shoot down United States bombers flying anywhere near its airspace.
Turkey fears the vote will stoke the separatist ambitions of its own sizeable Kurdish minority and on Tuesday President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned that Iraq's Kurds risked sparking an "ethnic war". "We will not punish them for the mistakes of regional officials", Abadi pointed out. More than 3. 3 million people, or 72 percent of eligible voters, took part in Monday's ballot, according to the electoral commission.
North Korea's authoritarian government doesn't allow most of its 24 million people to travel overseas, except in special cases such as for jobs that bring in foreign currency or participation in sporting events. The U.S. will also bar the entry of certain Venezuelan government officials and their immediate families. Trump faces an October 15 deadline to tell Congress whether Iran remains in compliance with the deal, which provided Tehran with billions of dollars of sanctions relief.
Corker added that "nobody in their right mind would consider running against" Manning if he chose to pursue the vacant Senate seat. Further fanning the flame of Manning's rumored senatorial run is the fact that Corker said last Tuesday that he's not looking to run for re-election in 2018.