Ankara and its Syrian proxies on October 9 launched a cross-border attack against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria after the United States said it would be withdrawing troops from the region.
Pence spoke by phone with Abdul-Mahdi after the Iraqi leader declined an invitation to meet with Pence at the air base when security concerns prevented Pence from traveling into Baghdad. The ministry blamed Syrian Kurdish fighters for the attack, AP reported.
The vice president went on to Erbil in the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, seeking to show USA appreciation for Kurdish sacrifices and affirm a message of US support and partnership with Kurdish fighters.
The US is still in Syria, but there's about 100 km gap between Syrian-held Syria and US-held oilfield where Turkey and its rebels are not only free to invade Kurdish-held territory, but to push potentially quite deep into Kurdish territory. "We continue to be concerned about the malign influence of Iran across Iraq", he said.
Kurdish-led fighters sought to fend off Turkish forces and their Syrian proxies near a key town in northern Syria on Saturday, a Britain-based war monitor said. He said the Trump administration is working to secure another pay increase for the armed services and suggested the ongoing impeachment inquiry in Washington was slowing the way.
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Luke , 46, had "sexually, physically, verbally, and emotionally abused [her] to the point where [she] almost lost her life". And she definitely took the whole audience right to the church rafters with her soaring vocals and fun moves.
Pence and his wife, Karen, served a traditional Thanksgiving meal of turkey, cranberry sauce and other fixings to some 700 troops at the base, which Trump visited in a similar surprise trip a year ago.
Pence encouraged the Iraqi government to show restraint with the protesters.
The election has widely been seen as a referendum on the pro-democracy protests that have rocked the city for nearly six months. The election saw around 58,000 new voters in the age range of 18 to 20, according to the Registration and Electoral Office.
The interview saw Prince Andrew attempt to distance himself from Epstein, and clear up the accusations against himself. The prince is expected to face renewed scrutiny when a BBC interview with his primary accuser is broadcast.
The name of the new AMC series that begins the planned TV expansion of The Walking Dead universe has just been revealed. She co-stars with Aliyah Royale , Alexa Mansour, Annet Mahendru , Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston. and Nico Tortorella .
However, the Maryland Court of Appeals this past March made a decision to deny Syed a new trial and reinstated his conviction. She claimed to have seen Syed in the Woodlawn public library during the time of Hae Min Lee's murder.
The acquisition of TD Ameritrade capitalizes on the industry tumult that Schwab created in October by cutting commissions to zero. Schwab, America's original discount broker, will now have even more sway over the sector it pioneered almost a half-century ago.
Mi-octobre, les députés ont voté une proposition de loi visant à mettre place, dès début 2020, le bracelet anti-rapprochement. Des postes supplémentaires d'intervenants sociaux dans les commissariats et gendarmeries devraient aussi être créés.
Do You Know Kangana Took Hormone Tablets For "Thalaivi"? She [Jayalalithaa] endured a drastic physical transformation in her life. The makers released the first look teaser of the film, which show Kangana in two distinct looks in and as Thalaivi .
They become meteors when they hit our planet and the objects which fall to Earth without burning up are called meteorites . In Q&A website Quora, Mathematician Robert Walker answered the question of whether an asteroid will hit the Earth again.
Ellsbury missed all of 2018 with a variety of injuries and needed surgery to fix a torn left hip labrum late in the year. Ellsbury's setbacks included a right oblique strain, a hip ailment, a torn labrum, as well as plantar fasciitis.
Monday's theft is the second high-profile heist in Germany in recent years, after a 100kg, 24-carat giant gold coin was stolen. With a strict limit on the number of daily visitors, entrance to the historic vault can only be reserved in advance.
TSB announces the closure of 82 branches in 2020
It is expected a list of the banks to close will be revealed later this week - after staff at the branches have been informed. Over the course of 2020, its branch network would be reduced from its current total of 540 to 454, it said.
K-pop star Goo Hara has died aged 28
The two celebrities were close friends and after Sulli's death, Goo described their relationship as being "like sisters". She captioned the breath-taking picture: Good Night (in the Korean language), wishing her 1.7 million followers.
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Ms Murphy, who trains at her local YMCA in NY every day, explained how she then grabbed a table and "went to working on him". Murphy has since received a hero's welcome back at her gym, at the Maplewood YMCA, where she trains regularly.