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Iraqi forces battling for last 'one percent' of Old Mosul

Iraqi forces battling for last 'one percent' of Old Mosul

More than 100,000 civilians, of whom half are believed to be children, remain trapped in the crumbling old houses of the Old City , with little food, water or medical treatment. A US -led Arab-Kurdish coalition is closing in on the extremists as well in Raqqa, their final major holdout in Syria. ISIS remains in control of large areas of both Iraq and Syria.


Nations urged to negotiate to resolve Qatar crisis

Nations urged to negotiate to resolve Qatar crisis

The four Arab countries cut off ties to Qatar due to Qatar's support for Islamist groups. Sheikh Mohammed Al Thani said the stance was "contrary to the principles" of global relations. The Qatari foreign minister is also in Washington where he held talks with Mr Tillerson on Tuesday, shortly before the U.S. secretary of state met with Kuwaiti minister of state for cabinet affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al Sabah whose country has taken on the role of mediator in the dispute.


Trump accepts Macron invite to attend Bastille Day parade

Trump accepts Macron invite to attend Bastille Day parade

Macron's office on Tuesday said it had invited Trump on two occasions to attend the celebrations next month during which the USA military will take part to mark 100 years since it joined World War 1. Macron, who has made clear his differences with Trump notably on climate change, invited Trump and his wife Melania to attend the July 14 parade in Paris on Tuesday.


Helicopter hurled grenades at Venezuela Supreme Court: Maduro

Helicopter hurled grenades at Venezuela Supreme Court: Maduro

Villegas said security forces were being deployed to apprehend Mr Perez as well as recover the heisted German-built Bolkow helicopter. Or, starting today, free ourselves from this corrupt government.” “We are Gods warriors and our mission is to live at the service of the people.


Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem 'terrorist' attacks

Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem 'terrorist' attacks

In response, Ivanka tweeted her gratitude to the Prime Minister saying, "Thank you, Prime Minister Modi , for inviting me to lead the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this fall". "There was no big idea in the relationship", Tewari said. Hu also pointed out that trade relations between U.S. and India was never balanced. Friends, we are not just partners by chance.


Trump insists he's engaged with health care bill

Trump insists he's engaged with health care bill

The ad also says that a down vote by the senator would pose an obstacle to his own party and the Trump administration who it says finally have a "real chance to repeal and replace Obamacare ". The approval of the Senate's health care plan - in its current form - would force a $2 billion reduction in Hawaii's Medicaid program during the next 10 years, according to the state's program administrator.