Late in January, Abadi declared the liberation of the eastern side of Mosul, or the left bank of Tigris, after more than 100 days of fighting against IS militants.
Taking the sites of the provincial council and governorate buildings would help Iraqi forces attack the militants in the nearby old city and would be of symbolic significance in terms of restoring state authority over Mosul. The operation to retake Mosul officially began in October after more than two years of slowly clawing back territory from IS militants.
Earlier this week, ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi ordered his jihadis to "flee and hide" in an apparent admission of defeat in Mosul.
"The use of chemical weapons is absolutely prohibited under worldwide humanitarian law".
ISIS fighters have been using sniper fire, mortars, suicide bombs and booby traps to counter the offensive. The patients were exposed to the chemical agents in eastern Mosul.
The use of chlorine as a weapon is prohibited under the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention.
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Manchester United are now sitting in sixth place in the Premier League , pushing for Champions League qualification. We've just entered the month of March, but Manchester United already have reason to fear what is to come this month.
Mountain View-based Saint Francis High School could win big after Snap Inc .'s shares soar in IPO's first-day trading. Snapchat started 2017 with 158 million daily active users, most of whom are people in their teens, 20s and early 30s.
There's not long to go now until the opening bell of one of the most animosity-filled grudge matches in British boxing history. The call here is that the bad blood boils over early as Bellew tries to do what he can to hurt Haye right from the start.
Everyone wants to come here and put their best performance in and Italy did that and we expect the same in two weeks' time. The situation became even more weird when England briefly adopted the same approach at the breakdown in the second half.
During an interview with David Rubenstein on his Bloomberg Television show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations, the media mogul said, after Trump's victory, she now sees it a possibility to run for U.S. presidency.
Peterson, 31, would have earned $11.75million in base salary with a $6million bonus if his option had been picked up. At least three teams are rumored to be interested in acquiring Peterson, including the Cowboys, Broncos, and Giants.
The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website . Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 738,907 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $21,842,090.92.
Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott welcome baby No
He has two older brothers, 9-year-old Liam and 4-year-old Finn , and two older sisters, 8-year-old Stella and 5-year-old Hattie . So how many kids does Tori Spelling have now? Tori wrote. "Please join us in welcoming Beau Dean McDermott ".
Uber CEO Apologizes For Lashing Out At Driver
The ride sharing company has selected former USA law chief Eric Holder to conduct an "independent" probe on Fowler's claims. The discussion revolved around the company's move to lower Uber prices, which Kamel argued that it hurts drivers .
Chase comes to incredible end as truck goes airborne
On Tuesday, authorities told KSLA-TV that they spotted Austin in a pick-up truck after they pulled him over in Webster Parish. Austin landed on a Barbara Harlon's Toyota Corolla after the truck's leap. "God was with me", Harlon told KSLA .
Google Announces New Tools for Advertising Mobile Games
The apps people have big engagement in will be more prominent on Google Play Store, which is basically an algorithm change. Now, the process is "much more nuanced than that", Hsiao said, as players are more likely to search for specific games.
Sheriff: Gunman killed after firing at Florida pipeline site
A man who fired shots at a central Florida construction site died during a shootout with sheriff's deputies following a chase. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement, which is investigating the shooting, has not released the identity of the victim.
Wilbur Ross sworn in as U.S. secretary of commerce
A renegotiation of NAFTA is expected to be Ross' top priority when he takes over the job, the New York Times reported . The Trump administration has lamented the pace in which the Senate has approved Trump's Cabinet.