World Bulletin / News Desk
Hungary is to send 150 soldiers to Iraq as part of international efforts to "eliminate" ISIL, Hungary's foreign and trade minister has said.
Peter Szijjarto, speaking at a conference in Budapest on Thursday marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the UN, said: “ISIL is a threat to the whole world."
"We can eliminate this threat only by working together and as a result of effective work by the United Nations," he said.
He said the world was facing many problems which have to be solved by the organization, and ISIL constituted the most important problem.
ISIL control large areas of Iraq and Syria.
The Iraqi central government and Iraqi Kurdish security forces have been fighting ISIL since they took the control of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, in mid-June 2014.
The U.S.-led coalition has been staging airstrikes against ISIL objectives in Iraq and Syria since mid-September 2014.
Iraq suffers from acute financial crisis due to dropped oil prices and anti-terrorism expenses
Thousands of supporters poured into the streets of the capital island Male on Friday night and continued their protest rally till early Saturday, the joint opposition said in a statement issued in Colombo.
Also suspended were the accounts of its parent organization, Strategic Communication Laboratories, as well as those of University of Cambridge psychologist Aleksandr Kogan and Christopher Wylie, who runs Eunoia Technologies.
Andrew McCabe was accused of misleading investigators on Clinton Foundation corruption case
Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell told reporters after talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday that the U.S. also wants to see a resumption of talks to reunify the ethnically divided island nation.
"There were seven people aboard, they are all believed to be dead," the official said, adding they were US service members.
A doctor at the private Goyal Hospital told AFP Friday that Clinton had undergone screening after suffering pain in her right hand following a fall.
The alliance is "dealing with the issue around this and in cyber and working to define an understanding of what would be a trigger for Article 5," General Curtis Scaparrotti, the commander of NATO forces in Europe, told a US Senate committee.
Speaking to reporters as he returned from a trip to Oman, Afghanistan and Bahrain, Mattis said officials he met with had expressed frequent concerns about Iranian behavior.
The newspaper said that Trump is discussing potential replacements for McMaster, but is willing to take his time because he wants to avoid humiliating him as well as to have a successor ready.
19 individuals, 5 entities blacklisted by Washington
Saeb Erekat slams recent White House meeting on Gaza's deteriorating humanitarian situation
Salim al-Jabouri says Turkey and Iraq will defeat terrorism together through 'full cooperation'
Oil is the lifeblood of OPEC member Venezuela's economy, but a major wave of political unrest that shows no sign of abating has slashed output.