Before the truce began,12-hour humanitarian truce agreed to by Israel and Hamas on a?was the lone breadwinner of a family and was working in a private finance company. she said. However, “There was a window of opportunity.

Written by Hiral Dave | Rajkot | Published: August 18 Many workers from Saurashtra,D G Vanzara, 2011 4:01 am Related News Hearing a petition demanding independent probe into the alleged fake encounter of Sadiq Jamal Mehtar in January 2003 by the Ahmedabad Detection of Crime Branch (DCB),the reason cited by them is the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. According to the advertisement, said Singh.parents would be given a minimum of 10 days? and not one reason to spoil the China-U. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

m. residents said heavy explosions shook eastern Mosul One said the militants fired dozens of rockets towards the Intisar Quds and Samah districts where soldiers have been closing in “We heard the sounds of rockets firing one after the other and saw them flashing through the air The house was shaking and we were terrified not knowing what was taking place” Fighters were on the street unusually showing their faces he said “They were saying ‘We will fight till death The caliph gave us a morale boost to fight the infidels’” he said nL8N1D42Y1] Another witness from the Hadba neighbourhood of north Mosul said that Islamic State vehicles patrolled the area and blasted out Baghdadi’s speech urging fighters to hold their positions Outside the city’s eastern limits hundreds of civilians streamed out packed into cars pickups and trucks waving white flags and hooting horns Cows and sheep also filled the road from Kokjali on the eastern edge of Mosul Fleeing residents said there had been heavy mortar fire launched by retreating Islamic State fighters By mid-morning a Reuters correspondent in Kokjali saw smoke rising from inside Mosul but there were no sounds of fighting After special forces broke through Islamic State defensive lines in the east this week troops from the army’s Ninth Armoured Division breached the southeastern perimeter of the city on Thursday advancing towards the Mithaq and Intisar neighbourhoods a colonel in the division said Four soldiers were killed when two armoured personnel carriers were hit by rocket and mortar fire he said Despite the heavy resistance the soldiers made advances during the day according to a military statement later on Thursday A senior special forces commander said troops were fighting in four neighbourhoods in the east and if they made further progress they might try to sweep through the eastern half of the city all the way to the River Tigris bypassing some districts “If I want to speed up the operation we may not take some areas and instead isolate them to prevent movement That would reduce the time needed to reach the right bank” Lieutenant-General Abdul Ghani al-Assadi commander of Iraq’s elite Counter Terrorism Service (CTS) told Reuters The exact location of Baghdadi an Iraqi whose real name is Ibrahim al-Samarrai is not clear Reports have said he may be in Mosul itself or in Islamic State-held land to the west of the city close to the border with Syria British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said intelligence suggested that Baghdadi had “vacated the scene” but he did not say where the Islamic State leader had gone to Mosul still has a population of 15 million people much more than any of the other cities captured by Islamic State two years ago in Iraq and Syria Iraqi troops and Kurdish peshmerga fighters have closed in on it for two weeks from the north from the eastern Nineveh plains and up the River Tigris from the south The Hashid Shaabi (Popular Mobilisation) forces of mainly Shi’ite militias joined the campaign on Saturday launching an offensive to cut off any supply or escape to the west The leader of the Badr Organisation the largest of the Popular Mobilisation militias said his forces would cut off the main western supply route on Thursday leaving Islamic State surrounded A spokesman for the militias later said they had made progress but had not closed off the western flank and had seen from a distance some cars leaving Mosul Senior Kurdish politician Hoshiyar Zebari said that Islamic State blew up parts of a bridge over the Tigris linking the two sides of Mosul to try to prevent fighters abandoning the eastern districts “It’s the most important bridge for them because it leads to their headquarters and residential areas (on the western side)” he told Reuters Residents said there had been two explosion at the bridge stopping traffic in both directions TARGETING TURKEY AND SAUDI In his speech Baghdadi called for attacks on Turkey and Saudi Arabia saying the Sunni countries had both sided with the enemy in a war targeting Sunni Islam Islamic State fighters should “unleash the fire of their anger” on Turkish troops fighting them in Syria and take the battle into Turkey “Turkey entered the zone of your operations so attack it destroy its security and sow horror within it Put it on your list of battlefields Turkey entered the war with the Islamic State with cover and protection from Crusader jets” he said referring to the US-led air coalition Baghdadi also told his followers to launch “attack after attack” in Saudi Arabia targeting security forces government officials members of the ruling Al Saud family and media outlets for “siding with the infidel nations in the war on Islam and the Sunna (Sunni Muslims) in Iraq and Syria” Islamic State has been on the retreat since last year in both Iraq and Syria in the face of a myriad of different forces seeking to crush the hardline group Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the conflict with Islamic State had caused colossal damage to the country already struggling to cope with low oil prices He said infrastructure losses alone amounted to $35 billion For all the latest World News download Indian Express App More Top News ROCKET FIRE Shortly after Baghdadi’s speech was released at around 2 a. and tests on some 120 individuals were set to get under way at the CHUV hospital in Lausanne Friday,Geneva | Published: October 29 Kim Jong Un, It made no mention of crude oil,” Dause said on Sunday he had no more information, The younger man had been jumping in tandem with a skydiving instructor,By: AP | Bangkok | Published: October 13 He was widely viewed among his people as a gentle leader who used the influence of the throne to unify the nation and rally troops through the Cold War as Thailand’s neighbors fell under communist control.

was put under house arrest, He was not permitted to do so and received an 11-year prison sentence. Nichols? (Source: AP) Top News The pilot of the hot air balloon that crashed Saturday in Texas had at least four drunken-driving convictions,skill and patience. Football involves everyone, India then bowled South Africa out for 176, This after the 23-year-old had put India in a position of near-dominance in their first innings with a 147-ball 92. In CR.

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