Hundreds of civilians fled through the desert on Tuesday to escape fighting in Mosul, joining thousands of others who left their homes amid dire conditions in the city's west. They launched their attack on the districts that lie west of the Tigris a week ago.
Iraqi security forces managed to take control of a key bridge and a neighborhood as they push further into Western Mosul, the last major urban stronghold of the ISIS terrorists in the country.
The blog Musings on Iraq, which has published a detailed daily account of the 132-day campaign to take Mosul, complains that "the Iraqi forces' (ISF) statements either by officers or even official ones have become so unreliable that they can not be trusted unless pictures are posted on social media or a western reporter confirms them".
A Reuters reporter saw several trucks teeming with people, lifting columns of sand and dust as they drove away from the city. The rest stood on the open bed, held on to the truck from outside, or sat on top of the cabin.
"They trapped us and they didn't want us to leave", she said of the IS militants.
A Western volunteer medic at the CTS clinic said a boy with a gunshot wound that shattered his knee was among those treated on Monday, and a pregnant woman who had both legs amputated. Gen. Salman Hashem of the Counter-Terrorism Service said.
Google's self-driving vehicle tech firm sues Uber
Uber purchased Otto for $680 million in 2016 leaving Levandowski to overee their effort in developing cars driven by robots. Waymo's lawsuit also will escalate the tensions between Google and Uber, two one-time allies that are morphing into rivals.
"The provincial council and the governorate building are within the firing range of the Rapid Response forces", said an officer with the elite Interior Ministry units. One significant development is that U.S. soldiers advising and calling in air strikes are now positioned closer to the front line than they were past year.
Iraqi troops have already captured the southern and western accesses to western Mosul, dislodging the militants from the airport, a military base, a power station and three residential district, al-Maamoun, al-Tayyaran and al-Josaq, according to military statements.
The Iraqi Air Force conducted the strikes in the Syrian towns of Boukamal and Husseibah across the border, reported The Associated Press.
The recapture of Mosul by the Iraqi armed forces, which lost the city to a much smaller number of Isis fighters in June 2014, will be a crushing blow to the Caliphate that was declared at that time and at its height controlled territory the size of Great Britain.
Al-Hussaini told The Associated Press that IS militants were fighting back with snipers, anti-tank missiles and suicide auto bombs, describing the clashes as "fierce". The assault would fail, because multiple Iraqi troops devoid of ammo were pinned down by ISIS snipers, and under repeated fire during attempts to recover them.
It's a rather guaranteed money-maker for the platform, developers and streamers themselves, so long as they're partnered. Twitch's games will initially be rolling out worldwide in English this spring and the pricing will be in US dollars.
Others were more forthright, with Jérôme Sainte-Marie of Polling Vox saying: "Against Macron, she has a chance of winning". A Le Pen victory would continue the populist trend set by Brexit and the election of Donald J.
Whether that turns out to be a good move depends on how strict it is with which games are allowed on to the system. It's an nearly seamless transition when going to TV mode that just has you popping your tablet into the device.
While 43 percent attribute the administration's struggles simply to "growing pains", 52 percent say they are "real problems". But among Republicans, Trump gets overwhelming positives (85%), while among Democrats the negatives are 84%.
Company executives say he downloaded the files onto a laptop to which he had attached an external hard drive. Earlier this week, Uber was in the midst of a lawsuit over sexual harassment charges within the company.
However, gasoline inventories declined 2.628 million, compared to analysts' expectations for a decline of 0.888 million barrels. United States crude oil inventories rose 0.1% week-over-week and 9% year-over-year.
One person is dead and a second was taken to the hospital after a vehicle crashed into the Saugatuck River in Westport Saturday. Crews were able to rescue a woman from the river, who said the man was inside the vehicle with her at the time of the crash.
While this event is highly scientific in nature, many consider the eclipse as a supernatural happening and even brings bad omen. It will take place over Britain ranging from 20 per cent in northern Scotland and 30 per cent in south-east England.
The 5-inch display will have a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels, protected with Gorilla Glass 3, Phone Arena reported. So a user can swipe left on the fingerprint sensor to go back while swiping right would open up the recents app drawer.
Philippine president says will call police back to drug war
Dela Rosa said that while the time takes longer that they are out of the "war on drugs", the problem worsens. "Nasasayangan ako e. He said President Rodrigo Duterte has told them to be ready. "That is the general sentiment of LGUs (local government units)".
New Wave of Threats Hit JCCs, Schools Across US
No explosives or injuries have been reported so far, and numerous centers have returned to normal operations. The FBI and the Justice Department are investigating the threats as possible civil rights violations.
Brian Boyle traded to Toronto
Over the course of his 56 appearances from 2015-2016, Froese totaled five points with two goals and three assists to his name. Boyle, who will be an unrestricted free agent this summer, is a versatile veteran who can help many teams in a playoff push.
April the giraffe prepares to give birth at zoo
For the thousands of people actively watching the live stream of her labor, the delivery could come without much warning. When the calf is born, it's expected to weigh 150 pounds and be about 6 feet tall.
8-year-old shot to death moments after surviving vehicle crash
Latoyia Thomas told KPRC-TV the Pontiac's driver abandoned the wreck and got into the third vehicle , a dark, four-door sedan. At first she thought DeMaree was still sleeping, but then she saw blood on her jacket. "I wanted to see her get married".