HUKOUMIYA, Syria The U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Tuesday it had launched a battle to capture Raqqa, Islamic State’s de facto Syrian capital, piling pressure on the jihadists whose self-declared caliphate is in retreat across Syria and Iraq.
John Hawksworth and Jamie Weir feature on this week’s Sky Sports Golf podcast, looking back at another action-packed week in the sport.
Khan’s appeal comes after Trump targeted the London mayor on social media for his response to the terrorist attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday night. Khan said the UK should retract the state visit, scheduled for October, during which Trump will meet Queen Elizabeth II.
MOSCOW A Russian Su-27 jet fighter intercepted a U.S. B-52 strategic bomber on Russia’s border over the Baltic Sea on Tuesday, Russian news agencies quoted Russia’s Defence Ministry as saying. The bomber was flying along the Russian border but over neutral waters, RIA cited the ministry as saying.
Speaking at the Geneva forum Tuesday afternoon, Haley condemned the council’s “chronic anti-Israel bias,” adding that the US sees “some areas for significant strengthening,” according to Reuters. ‘Right now, #NorthKorea is trying to pose a threat in every way possible’ – #NikkiHaleyhttps://t.co/OuyyS1KjLn — RT America (@RT_America) May 16, 2017
Ingrid Encalada Latorre, 33, spent the last six months living in a red brick Quaker meetinghouse in Denver, one of hundreds of religious communities in the United States offering refuge or other help to immigrants facing deportation.
Andy Murray revealed his coach Ivan Lendl “was pumped” at how the British world No 1 has improved since his French Open first-round win over Andrey Kuznetsov.
French Open order of play on Tuesday at Roland Garros, with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic in action.
DUBAI The Arab world’s biggest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of support for Islamist militants and Iran, and reopening a festering wound two weeks after U.S.
LONDON British police and security services had previously investigated one of the Islamist militants who carried out Saturday’s attack in London, but with resources scarce, he was not deemed enough of a threat to warrant close monitoring, police said on Monday.