The military offered condolences to the families of the martyred soldiers and wished injured soldiers a speedy recovery.
There, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has unleashed his army and Syrian former rebel fighters to take Afrin from a group he sees as aligned with the outlawed Kurdish PKK group fighting within Turkey.
A British woman fighting alongside Kurdish forces in the Syrian region of Afrin was killed in the Turkish-led offensive on the area, a spokeswoman for the forces said Monday.
On Monday, the Pentagon voiced concern that Turkey's military drive could further weaken the battle against Islamic State in southern Syria, where Syrian Kurdish fighters form the backbone of the USA -led campaign.
He said his forces might also go as far as Qamishli, a Syrian town where that country's government controls the airport and a security zone.
Turkey considers the YPG to be a "terrorist" group and the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which has waged a bloody three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state. "If you can't handle it, then we may suddenly enter Sinjar one night and clear out the PKKs there".
Erdogan said Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces would press east, toward the Syrian town of Manbij and areas east of the Euphrates River, including Ras al-Ayn and Ayn al-Arab, the Arabic name for the Kurdish town of Kobani. Ankara has accused the USA of not fulfilling a promise to move Syrian Kurdish fighters out of Manbij.
In his speech before AKP parliamentarians in February, Erdogan ordered the U.S.to oust YPG fighters from Manbij.
Hundreds of foreign fighters have joined the YPG and YPJ in Syria, with many saying they wanted to back a "revolution" for participatory democracy and women's rights.
The US State Department calls on Turkey to "exercise restraint", but Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says Ankara has "legitimate" security concerns and had warned Washington prior to the operation. Images have emerged of torched stores, and of men in uniforms and others in civilian clothes walking out of homes with household goods.
The omnibus bill, the president said, necessarily boosts our military, increasing defense funding by $60 billion from past year . He said DACA was abandoned by the Democrats. "Would have been tied to desperately needed Wall", he said.
Well, for all Android users out there, the Android version is also in the making and will be released in upcoming months. According to Fortnite's publisher, Epic Games , invites are being sent out "as the servers can handle more players".
Turn off lock screen notifications for these sensitive apps (Settings Notifications select app Show on Lock Screen). Apple in the statement said,"We are aware of the issue and it will be addressed in an upcoming software update".
President Muhammadu Buhari says he will not attend the Extraordinary African Union summit on free trade in Rwanda this week. However, the agreement will still have to be ratified at a national level, and is only due to come into force in 180 days.
Kogan violated the Facebook policy by selling the data as the app was not allowed to use the data for commercial purposes. WhatsApp co-founder, Jan Koum, continues to run the company and sits on Facebook's board.
Ancora Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.18% of its portfolio in Magellan Midstream Partners , L.P. (NYSE:MMP). Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.
White House officials have seen polling data that puts her in the back of the pack in Mississippi, Republican officials said. Bryant has hotly denied any such influence, but has said he expected President Donald Trump and others to aid his choice.
At the time of the 2007 strike, Syria accused Israel of invading its airspace, but gave no further details about the target. The International Atomic Energy Agency said in the past that the site was "very likely" to have been a nuclear reactor.
Ruszczyk's death caused outrage in the United States and Australia and led to the resignation of the city's police chief. Noor was booked in Hennepin County Jail on felony charges of second-degree manslaughter and third-degree murder.
Trump pulls back on transgender military ban
This president will forever be remembered for his bigoted and spineless attacks on trans troops bravely serving our nation. The implementation of a transgender ban in the military had been blocked by multiple federal judges.
First Warning Forecast: Tracking Snow And Rain
Wet snow is falling in the Piedmont Triad and, as the morning progresses, we could be dealing with slushy bridges and overpasses. Temperatures really start to turn around on Friday thanks to high pressure moving east and winds flowing from the southwest.
'Black Panther' Is The Most-Mentioned Movie On Twitter
Black Panther fans will be getting another dose of Wakanda in Marvels next comic blockbuster Avengers: Infinity War . Twitter released a statement with statistics revealing that Black Panther has generated over 35-million tweets.
KB Toys is coming back. Here's where and when you'll find it
Toys "R" Us has reportedly weighed a plan to save 200 of its strongest stores, in addition to keeping its Canadian business open. NPD's Consumer Tracking Service has found that Toys "R" Us represented approximately 12% of U.S. toy industry sales in 2017.
Stranger Things Child Stars Are Making 12x More Now
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