US President Donald Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis
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This means that the territory of the Islamist rebels have been effectively separated into three, with Douma and Harasta cut off from each other, as well as from the rest of the towns located further south.
Pro-government forces had also captured the town of Misraba one day earlier.
Haley said the U.S.is circulating a new resolution eliminating that loophole and demanding an immediate cease-fire in Damascus and the suburbs of eastern Ghouta to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the wounded and critically ill.
It said there was intense fighting on several fronts accompanied by a government artillery barrage, continuous air raids and attacks by helicopters.
Eastern Ghouta, which is home to some 400,000 people, has been under regime siege ever since 2013.
Assad-Backed Syrian Forces Split Rebel-Held Ghouta Into 3 The Syrian government and its allies have advanced into eastern Ghouta. But Faylaq al-Rahman, one of the two main rebel groups in the region, issued a statement rejecting the prospect of an exit, the AP said.
The largest rebel group in eastern Ghouta, the Army of Islam, said it agreed with Russian forces to evacuate the wounded from the enclave.
Stormy Daniels Appears to Have the Goods on Trump
The details of Trump's potential legal action against " 60 Minutes " were detailed in a Buzzfeed report . The suit claims the agreement is not valid because it does not carry the president's signature .
India's retail inflation eases to 4.44 percent in February
The mining sector, however, registered negligible growth of 0.1 per cent, as compared to 8.6 per cent rise in January past year . It had increased its inflation projection to 4.3-4.7% in H2FY18 as compared to its earlier projections of 4.2-4.6%.
Kylie Jenner Opens Up About Pregnancy With Stormi In Fan Q&A
She also revealed that she told sister Khloe Kardashian , 33, first about her pregnancy and said it was a "perfect experience". She added that Stormi hasn't laughed yet but is smiling a lot at the moment, and she can't get over her baby's "little toes ".
Turkish troops and allied rebels are closing in on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria after weeks of battling the Kurdish YPG militia on the edges of the district, Reuters reported on Saturday. The death toll in the seven-year-long war has passed half a million people, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
He says Turkish troops have destroyed water and power stations that supply the town of Afrin, making it hard for people to stay.
US defense secretary Jim Mattis warned Damascus on Sunday against the use of poison gas as a weapon against civilians in Syria, Agence France-Presse reported.
More than 1,100 civilians have been killed and 4,000 wounded since the government stepped up its offensive on the Eastern Ghouta on 18 February.
"We have made it very clear that it would be very unwise to use gas against people, civilians on any battlefield", Mattis told reporters during his trip to Oman.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis has warned Syria against using chemical weapons, implying it would prompt military consequences, as it did past year when President Donald Trump ordered a strike on a Syrian air base, the media reported.
Last year, the U.S. responded to reports that the Syrian regime had used sarin gas against the city of Khan Sheikhoun by attacking the regime's Shayrat Air Base. "There's an bad lot of reports about chlorine gas use or about symptoms that could be resulting from chlorine gas", he said.
The device will be backed by a 2,900mAh non-removable battery and might not support fast charging technology. It is priced t 899 yuan for 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version and 1299 yuan for 4GB RAM with 64GB version.
He expressed his affection for SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and his cousin Ram Gopal Yadav, saying he could never leave them. However, his comments regarding Jaya Bachhan ji are improper and unacceptable", she posted on the micro-blogging site Twitter.
Investors are sure to have questions for the file-sharing technology leader as it embarks on its marketing road show. The San Francisco-based company reported $1.1 billion in revenue past year , with a net loss of $111 million.
By introducing this feature, Microsoft is removing a pain point for anyone who uses their TV for gaming and watching movies. The first episode had details on Sea of Thieves , PixArk , and the Xbox version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds .
Police said they have reclassified that investigation as a homicide, and can not rule out that the two explosions aren't related. Police did not identify the teenager or the woman and have not released any details about Monday's package.
After fears that he would miss the season, Kawhi Leonard may return to the Spurs lineup in time to face the streaking Pelicans. Leonard, 26, also played down reports that his camp had requested a trade out of the Spurs .
Cabin-wise, those looking to get the California Special should expect black Miko suede seats with red stitching. The 2019 Ford Mustang - including Ford's brand-new addition to the GT/CS lineage - goes on sale this summer.
According to ESPN's Jeff Darlington , Suh is to be released from the team, with a formal release that may happen on Wednesday. However, the Dolphins will also be forced to take on dead cap hits of $9.1 million and $13.1 million over the next two years.
The result is that even some of the U.S.'s closest trading partners are bewildered about where the announcement leaves them. In an average month, China's government-owned companies produce almost as much steel as the US does in one year.
Thankfully, the remasters will have modern systems in mind, thus being able to run on attractive graphics, at 1080p and 60fps. However, they did mention that the first two games have already been completed and they are now working on the third one.
Until the mid-1800s, purple clothing was hard to come by and restricted only to those who could afford the expensive fabrics. The Doodle celebrates the 180th birthday of Perkins, who was knighted in 1906 because of his marvellous discovery.
Philips Hue Outdoor Smart Lights Coming in July
Another bulb, the Calla (see the theme?), is priced at $129.99 and is meant to be installed in walkways and paths. Other products in the outdoor range are called Lucca, Tuar, Turaco and Ludere and will start at $49.99.
Karti Chidambaram moves Delhi HC seeking bail
A Delhi court on Monday sent Karti Chidambaram to judicial custody till March 24 in the INX Media case, ANI reported. Karti was arrested on his return from the United Kingdom in connection with the FIR lodged on May 15 a year ago .
Iowa's unemployment rate steady at 2.9 percent
The number of people classified as unemployed declined to a seasonally adjusted 96,678, the lowest figure since February 2000. Indiana's unemployment rate ended at 3.3 percent for December which was lower than the national rate of 4.1 percent.
Infinix Note 4 Official Android 8.1 Oreo Update
It has been confirmed that the latest open beta program will bring in Android 8.1 Oreo update for the OnePlus 5 and 5t devices. The latest beta update, just like the previous one has been rolled out to beta testers of both the OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 5T .
Google to rebrand Android Wear as 'Wear OS'
Further when AndroidPolice ran up the tests, they failed to see the new changes on both regular and Incognito modes. Unlike its previous grey display background, the Android wear 2.8 now features a darker background display.
Michael Hand captured — COLD CASE ARREST
Hand was charged as a fugitive from justice based on an arrest warrant issued for the murder of Gilpin, according to police. The Medical Examiner ruled she died from a massive skull fracture and the manner of her death was ruled to be a homicide .