Iraq has strongly denounced a deal allowing fighters from the Islamic State group to evacuate from a Syria-Lebanese frontier region to near the Iraqi border.
Col. Dillon told the AP that Wednesday's airstrike hit vehicles identified as belonging to ISIS that were traveling from ISIS-held territory toward the convoy.
The evacuation came as part of a controversial deal brokered by the Lebanese Hezbollah group to clear IS from an area along the Lebanon-Syria border. He said 11 Hezbollah fighters died in the weeklong operation on the Syrian side of the border.
Hundreds of jihadists started leaving the area on Monday, heading by bus for Syria's eastern province of Deir Ezzor, which borders Iraq and is the only Syrian province still under I.S. control. We, neither the Lebanese army, nor the Syrian army, agreed to a ceasefire.
Hezbollah is a significant player in Lebanon with government ministers and lawmakers, while the role of its fighters also has been growing in Syria.
Save the Children on August 28 also said a bombing campaign has increased the "nightmares" for young people in the self-declared IS capital, which is under siege by USA -backed Syrian Arab and Kurdish fighters.
The United Nations adviser on the prevention of genocide today expressed deep concern at the deteriorating situation of up to 25,000 civilians trapped in Syria's Raqqa, noting that civilians are used as human shields in this de facto capital of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da'esh) terrorist group under intense bombardment.
Central Command said that the U.S. had bombed a bridge in Syria to block the convoy's route to Deir Ezzor.
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The promising 21-year-old scored 12 goals in 39 appearances last season and has three years left on his Monaco contract. It's not all bad news for Liverpool, however, as they confirmed the signing of RB Leipzig's Naby Keita on Monday night.
An estimated 20,000 people - about half of them children - are trapped in the city behind IS lines as the extremists attempt to hold out in the face of the US -backed coalition offensive.
"Therefore, those who are crying over ISIS' defeat in Lebanon and Iraq are Netanyahu and senior Israeli officials".
The main security body of the Iraqi Kurdistan region also condemned the deal, questioning the motivation of the Syrian regime and its key Lebanese ally for dealing with the jihadi group responsible for capturing swathes of Syrian and Iraqi territory since 2014 and the murder of thousands.
Army commander Gen. Joseph Aoun, who is not related to the president, told reporters Wednesday that as the offensive against IS was underway, the Lebanese mediator called him to say that the extremists accepted a cease-fire in return for information about the fate of the soldiers. "Either to go on with the battle and not know the fate of the soldiers, or give in and know the fate of the soldiers", he said. Lebanese officials say they are nearly sure the remains are of the soldiers.
Seoul: North Korea fires several projectiles to sea
An earlier assessment by PACOM had said that two missiles failed in flight. "I think it's going to take some time to tell". Kim said he would consider sending missiles into the waters off the coast of Guam in "mid-August".
The Syrian army and its allies are advancing eastwards through central Syria along several fronts in their own offensive towards Deir al-Zor, where a government enclave has been besieged by Islamic State for years.
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Ram Rahim was finally convicted of rape by the special CBI Court in Panchukla on Friday and faces jail term of upto 7 years. The quantum of sentence for Ram Rahim Singh who was stripped off "Z" category security will be pronounced on August 28.
South Korea has also been testing new missiles of its own, including the 800-kilometer (497 mile)-range Hyunmoo-2. The rival Koreas recently saw their always testy relationship get worse after Trump traded warlike threats.
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Even if she lost my bet in the French Open , I think she had more matches and more consistent this year playing, definitely, yes. Will you, as a fan, watch Simona play Maria? And we'll still be injured because now we're not playing enough.
Singh is also under investigation over allegations that he convinced 400 of his male followers to undergo castration. India has been rocked by numerous scandals involving popular ascetics claiming to possess mystical powers.
A day after rescuing Bangladesh from a top-order collapse with a handy 84, Shakib claimed 5 for 68 to bowl Australia out for 217. In the end, Shakib provided the breakthrough for Bangladesh when he clean bowled Pat Cummins for 25.
He says he's enthusiastic about the bipartisan compromise and his district will get roughly $180,000 more under the plan. School superintendents across the state, particularly in Central and Southern Illinois , have been on edge.
The Latvian won 12 of the last 14 points to seal the deal in a tie suspended at 3-1 in the final set five hours earlier. Osaka will face either Sweden's Rebecca Peterson or Denisa Allertova of the Czech Republic for a place in the last 32.
For mine, I can't see how the bout was even sanctioned given McGregor isn't really a boxer in the ordinary sense of the term. But if there is something I need to get over, it's to figure out why there's these dips in the middle area of a fight.
Aston Martin back in the black in 2017
This announcement comes straight from Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer himself during an interview with The Financial Times . Palmer revealed that roughly one quarter of Aston Martin's lineup will have a battery option by the end of the 2020s.
Dad charged after girl, 3, found shot dead
NSW Police Quakers Hill Commander, Superintendent Paul Carrett, said it was was a tragedy for all involved. The girl's three siblings, all aged under eight, and mother were in the house at the time, police said.
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Himalaya border standoff between India, China ends
In June, Indian soldiers had crossed the Sikkim border to stop China from constructing a road on the Doklam Plateau in Bhutan . Beijing had accused India of transgressing into its territory and demanded immediate withdrawal of Indian troops.
Indian contain Sri Lanka to 217 in ODI
Whilst they did manage to take the team over the line, which appeared same if the middle-order has learned from the mistakes. In the previous match, it was Akila Dananjaya's top-class spell of 6-54 in 10 overs which gave some hope for the Islanders.
Lebanon finds suspected remains of ISIL-held soldiers
Hezbollah has been fighting alongside troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad since the Syrian conflict erupted in 2011. In a speech Thursday, the Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said that Islamic State had been defeated.