In the meantime, the Arabic-language Elam al-Harbi reported that the resistance fighters, deployed in al-Jarajeer and Qar'a heights in the Western Qalamoun attacked ISIL's positions and took control of Sho'aba Yunes, Harf
Wadi al-Dab and Sho'aba al-Mahbas al-Owla.
confirmed at a press briefing on Wednesday that the Marshall Islands had requested U.S.
Ankara Mayor Melih GE[micro]kcek, who is known to obsessively troll journalists and critics on Twitter, challenged Harf
on Wednesday to speak up about the police's treatment of rioters in Baltimore: "Come on blondie, answer now."
She said the increasingly complex nature of the training exercises "leaves no doubt that Russia is involved." "The training has also incorporated Russian UAV's (unmanned aerial vehicle), an unmistakable sign of Russian presence," Harf
The sides plan to discuss a full range of bilateral affairs, Harf
Appearing on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews,'' Harf
said the best way to fight Islamic terrorism is not with guns and bombs but with jobs programs.
Now, it is easy to dismiss Harf
's remarks as so much blather, issued without any access to operational or investigative informationif not for the rich irony of her former job as an intelligence analyst for the CIA.
said the United States is in the process of finalizing additional sanctions on Russia, but "we are going to make decisions based on what is happening on the ground in the next few days."
responded that "people are free to say what they want [...] But I would certainly strongly disagree with the notion that what's happening here is comparable in any to situations in some of those countries."
said this "democracy promotion" program created a platform "similar toTwitter" and was carried out under a three-year grant totaling $1.2 million and was created using subcontractors and foreign banks.
State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf
has denied Powell's resignation was related to ongoing tensions.
"These reports suggest widespread and apparently systematic violations by the regime", said State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf
. "These most recent images...