Jun 21 2017
A defense official says the drone was approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan border. A U.S. military official told AFP the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them", so the coalition shot the unmanned aircraft down in self defense. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.
Military officials who spoke to CNN described it as a Shahed 129, a model unveiled by Iran in 2012.
Russian Federation has previously threatened to take military action in response to USA attacks on its allies elsewhere in Syria. It's not inevitable that there's going to be an attack, of course, but. if that was closed, then you have three allies that are north that are potentially isolated from the rest of the alliance, ' U.S. Lieutenant General Ben Hodges told Reuters.
In a statement issued Tuesday, the Soufan Center, a security and intelligence firm monitoring the conflict, said: "The sheer number of rival military operations and escalating tensions in Syria makes miscalculations more likely than ever, with the potential for enormous consequences".
It said the latest contribution brings the total funding from the EU Trust Fund for UNICEF's work on the Syria crisis response to almost €200 million ($223 millions).
The news was first reported by Fox News. The truce was meant to be extended but now appears to have collapsed.
Daraa-based activist Ahmad al-Masalmeh says fighting is now underway in the city. The crisis quickly became a civil war, which has since left at least 400,000 people dead.
Trump again acknowledges he's under investigation
The Post reported on Wednesday that Mueller was investigating Trump to prove whether the president attempted to obstruct justice. Trump fired Comey in May, just as the FBI was investigating ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.
Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs and lows
Open record for the lowest first-round score in relation to par and there was as a sea of red on the leaderboard. The tempestuous Spaniard was a trendy pick to win this week, but the ebbs and flows of Erin Hills gave him fits.
Russia Says It May Have Killed ISIS Leader in Airstrike
She noted that the Russians have said they are still investigating whether al-Baghdadi was actually at the meeting they bombed. Sputnik also claimed that Syrian state television reported on Sunday that al-Baghdadi was killed in a US -led airstrike.
The encounter comes at a time of rising tensions between the two nations.
A spokesman for Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Ramazan Sharif, said all six ballistic missiles it launched on Syria hit their targets, according to "local sources and drone films". It is still unclear what the missiles struck, and Iran has provided few details.
USA officials likely want to avoid seeing things spiral to a point that ultimately could require a bigger ground troop deployment in Syria than intended, said Stevenson, who is now a senior fellow with the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Earlier this month, the U.S.
Australia has suspended all air operations over Syria in the wake of US forces downing a Syrian jet and a warning from Russian Federation that USA -led coalition planes are now targets for its forces in parts of the country.
Syrian Arabs stationed near Tanf are being armed and trained by the United States to fight against ISIS.
The deconfliction arrangement was first established with Russia in 2015 to avoid unnecessary conflict and miscommunication in the military movements of US-led coalition and Russian forces in Syria.
Moscow said it was suspending an incident hotline set up two years ago and warned that it would consider global aircraft operating in central Syria "aerial targets".
He added that he was also anxious about a possible confrontation between the United States and Iran, which has been the Syrian government's other key backer.
Jun 19 2017
Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires
Around 1,600 firefighters have been desperately battling wildfires that broke out in central Portugal early Sunday morning. The blaze on Saturday hit the mountainous area of Pedrogao Grande amid an intense heat wave and rainless thunderstorms.
Jun 19 2017
Theresa May offers support package for London fire victims
During her visit - which lasted less than an hour - she also spoke to volunteers and community leaders at St Clement's Church. Alongside both police and fire investigations into the blaze, she has promised to set up a public inquiry.
Jun 19 2017
Man United told top Premier League midfielder will cost £50m
The Austrian joined from Cologne for just £4.3 million two years ago but has failed to establish himself as a first-team regular at Spurs .
Jun 17 2017
Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license
Thursday's move isn't the only one in OR granting rights to transgender people with regard to identification documents. Since Shupe's petition was granted, judges in two OR counties have granted similar petitions to transgender people.
Jun 16 2017
Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle
The order also suspends the nation's refugee program for 120 days and imposes a new limit on the number of refugees accepted. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a judge's ruling that blocked the temporary ban on refugees as well.
Jun 16 2017
DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents
Nine people were injured, with several going to the hospital for treatment of head injuries, broken teeth, deep cuts and bruises. Ankara told the U.S. ambassador that the decision to issue the warrants was "wrong" and "unacceptable", Anadolu Agency reported.
Jun 16 2017
Pence lawyers up in expanding Russian Federation probe
According to the Washington Post , Pence wants to be prepared for impending congressional committee inquiries as well as Mueller. Richard Cullen has a long record as a high-profile attorney in Washington, particularly in Republican circles.
Jun 15 2017
Critic's Notebook: Jeff Sessions Dodges and Demurs His Way Through Senate Testimony
I never met with them. "I affirmed his concern that we should be following the proper guidelines of the Department of Justice. It's unfair to say that the Trump administration is failing to make any progress. "That's much more of a gray area".
Jun 15 2017
Tillerson: US committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan
Later on Monday, a senior official in the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) confirmed that Secretary Tillerson was mistaken. At the same time, there are 6,500 Palestinians in Israeli jails, including 500 detained without charge , in some cases for years.
Jun 14 2017
Verizon Takes Over Yahoo To Complete $4.5 Billion Deal
Since she took control in 2012, the company did more than triple its stock price, and Mayer noted that in her goodbye post. This is likely due to the number of hacks that were made public after Verizon announced the acquisition previous year .
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