World Media

Russia: US 'Main Obstacle to Completing Annihilation of Islamic State in Syria'

Russia: US 'Main Obstacle to Completing Annihilation of Islamic State in Syria'

The United Nations also slammed the renewed fighting, noting that hospitals, schools and people fleeing violence have been "targeted by direct airstrikes".

Russia's Ministry of Defense is accusing the US of being the last big hurdle in the way of destroying the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Syria, after repeatedly alleging Washington is shielding the group it claims to be fighting.

More terrorists were reported killed as the army units engaged in fierce clashes with ISIL groups, backed by intensive strikes on ISIL positions, in the villages of Khsham, Hatla Fouqani, al-Husseniyeh, Saalo, Islah al-Tibeh, al-Bouleil, and al-Salehiyeh as well as in the cities of Mohassan and al-Mayadin and the neighborhoods of al-Jbeileh, Kanamat, al-Ardi, and Khassarat.

A view of Raqqa's National Hospital, the last stronghold of the Islamic State militants in Raqqa, Syria, on Saturday.

"My colleagues report harrowing stories, like a family of 13 who fled Deir Ezzor only to lose ten of its members to airstrikes and explosive devices along the way", said the head of ICRC's delegation in Syria, Marianne Gasser.

The Red Cross also reported as many as ten hospitals have been damaged due to the airstrikes cutting thousands of people off from access to basic healthcare needs.

Bauer to start for Indians in Game 1 of ALDS
For the Yankees , this was a strength much of the year (3.34 ERA , third best in baseball), and Tuesday night was no exception. They ran away with their division again, and streaked to history, 102 wins and home-field advantage throughout the AL playoffs.

The ICRC voiced alarm that violence was occurring in numerous "de-escalation" areas including Idlib, rural Hama and eastern Ghouta.

The ICRC says the recent escalation of fighting in Syria is resulting in the worst and most intense levels of violence since the battle for Eastern Aleppo in 2016.

Syria's six-year-old civil war pits President Bashar al-Assad's government supported by Russian Federation and Iran against a myriad number of rebel factions, some Western-backed, and Islamist militant groups.

People search for survivors in the rubble after an airstrike in Armanaz, a rural area of Idlib Province, northern Syria, 30 September 2017.

Russian Federation has accused the USA of assisting ISIS.

"The point here is not to point fingers", Mardini said, declining to identify suspected perpetrators of deadly strikes. "This is absolutely critical today".


  • Spain blocks Catalan parliament session

    Spain blocks Catalan parliament session

    Madrid has the power to suspend the semi-autonomous status that Catalonia enjoys under Spain's system of regional governments. Reacting to the news, Catalan parliament speaker Carme Forcadell said the suspension was a "violation of freedom of speech".
    Pet Store Illnesses Spread /Antibiotic Resistant — CDC

    Pet Store Illnesses Spread /Antibiotic Resistant — CDC

    Symptoms typically include diarrhea (often bloody), fever, stomach cramps, nausea and vomiting and typically last a week. The number of hospitalizations tied to the infection had also jumped from nine to 13, and it's proving hard to treat.
    North Korean ship smuggling huge weapons cache seized in Egypt

    North Korean ship smuggling huge weapons cache seized in Egypt

    It was unclear whether North Korea received payment for the estimated $23 million worth of arms smuggled in the shipment. The UN report described the deal as "largest seizure of ammunition in the history of sanctions" against North Korea.
  • Louisville at NC State

    Louisville at NC State

    Stopping (or even slowing) Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson will be a huge part of remaining in the rankings after this week. Can Bradley Chubb and the Wolfpack defense do enough to contain last year's Heisman Trophy victor at home? Central (8 p.m.
    Why Israel Is Cheering On Iraqi Kurds' Push for Independence

    Why Israel Is Cheering On Iraqi Kurds' Push for Independence

    Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi had declared victory in Hawija earlier on Thursday during a visit to France. Soon borders will be closed too.
    England qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

    England qualify for 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

    Gordon Strachan's team face Slovenia in their final fixture and sit in second place, two points ahead of Slovakia . World champions Germany eased past Northern Ireland 3-1 at Windsor Park to maintain their ideal record in Group C.
  • Future Man Trailer, Release Date, and Other News

    Future Man Trailer, Release Date, and Other News

    Hulu's debuted the official (and really bizarre) trailer for Future Man starring Josh Hutcherson ( The Hunger Games films).

    Google Pixel 2: Does it Come With Headphones?

    All in all, this may be a short lived victory for the Note8 and iPhone 8 Plus, but let's let them enjoy it while it lasts. Sadly, the Galaxy Note 8 lags a bit behind when it comes to video, doing a good but not excellent job at it.
    Vegas Survivor: Despite Being Shot In Leg, I'm Standing For The President

    Vegas Survivor: Despite Being Shot In Leg, I'm Standing For The President

    He sat back down, but then got back up when the President walked through the door less than a minute later, and shook Mr. The Trumps traveled to Las Vegas Wednesday, where they met with first responders to the shooting and victims.
  • Bellingham, Whatcom being asked to donate blood for Las Vegas shooting victims

    Bellingham, Whatcom being asked to donate blood for Las Vegas shooting victims

    Donors of other blood types are asked to hold the donations, and schedule to come in over the next days and weeks, she said. In the wake of recent natural disasters, the American Red Cross put out an urgent request for blood donations.
    Stephen Paddock sent $100000 to Philippines days before Las Vegas shooting

    Stephen Paddock sent $100000 to Philippines days before Las Vegas shooting

    Paddock checked into the Mandalay Bay Thursday and brought the numerous firearms found in his room with him, police said Monday. Eric Paddock , the suspect's brother, told ABC News on Monday that the family was "dumbstruck" by the news of the attack.
    Ivana Trump Wants President Trump To Keep Tweeting

    Ivana Trump Wants President Trump To Keep Tweeting

    The Emmy Award-winning " CBS Sunday Morning ", hosted by Jane Pauley, is broadcast on CBS Sundays beginning at 9:00 a.m. He said, 'Ivana, if you want it, I give it to you, '" she said. "And I can afford my lifestyle", she says.