The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the IS fighters were waging counterattacks in the Old City of Raqqa, where the U.
S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces have advanced some 200 meters (yards) beyond the city's outer walls.
Days earlier, the Kurdish-led SDF, backed by airstrikes from the U.
S.-led coalition, had punched two gaping holes in the 2,500 meter (yard) long wall to take the fight to the city center.
“We have not had Secretary Mattis come before us and tell us what this means.
We have not heard from the secretary of the Air Force.
and South Korean jet fighters to conduct the simulated destruction of an enemy ballistic missile launcher and underground facilities, the South’s air force said. President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to confront the North “very strongly” and said Washington was considering “severe things” for the isolated state following the ICBM test.
The drill follows a joint artillery and missile exercise by South Korean and U. North Korea has hailed the ICBM test as marking the completion of is strategic weapons capability that it says includes atomic and hydrogen bombs.
supersonic bombers conducted live-fire drills on Saturday in South Korea in a show of force following North Korea’s test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), the South’s military said. North Korea announced on Tuesday it successfully test-launched an ICBM, saying the missile was capable of carrying a large and heavy nuclear warhead. South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the test indicated a quicker than expected pace of the North’s ICBM program. fighter jets conducted precision strike drills aimed at attacking enemy targets hidden underground, it said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Friday in Hamburg, where the leaders of G20 nations are meeting, there would not be many good options left on North Korea if the peaceful pressure campaign failed. The United States, Japan and South Korea agreed on Friday to push for a quick U. Security Council resolution to put new sanctions on North Korea.There’s too much to risk, such as being demoted, or even worse: getting the boot.For clarification, read the Navy’s Fraternization Policy.The House Armed Services Committee has voted to create a US "Space Corps", which would become a new branch of the armed forces and incorporate the current space missions of the US Air Force.If the US Space Corps goes ahead, it would be the first new military service in the country since 1947.The move has caused consternation as committee members of the panel say they were only recently informed, giving them little time to protest against the proposal.