As ISIS' territorial control erodes in Iraq and Syria, numerous more than 40,000 foreign fighters who joined the terrorist group have started to head back to the countries from which they came.
The deadliest occurrence was a June 25 strike near Al Mayadin, Syria, in which the coalition destroyed a building held by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), killing 12 civilians.
Most reports were deemed "non-credible" or duplicative, but 16 had merit, the coalition found. In September, the coalition received an additional 302 new reports and is now assessing a total of 519 open reports from 2014 to today. "We take all reports of civilian casualties seriously and assess all reports as thoroughly as possible", says the statement.
The coalition conducted 27,566 strikes between September 2014 and September 2017.
The London-based collective of journalists and researchers has always had civilian death tolls that are wildly divergent from those acknowledged by the coalition, putting the number killed in US-led strikes at 5,637 as of Thursday.
Coalition bombing in Raqqa led to an estimated 80 percent of residential buildings in the city being rendered uninhabitable.
But they are under pressure there from Syrian pro-government forces and a US-backed alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters who recently took the city of Raqqa.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced the multi-flanked attack Thursday, saying the IS jihadists remaining in Al-Qaim and Raqa have just two choices - "death or surrender".
The group also holds parts of the Syrian side of the border but the area under its control is shrinking as the terrorists retreat in the face of two sets of hostile forces - USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which is predominantly led by the PKK terror group's Syrian affiliate the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and its armed wing People's Protection Units (YPG), and Assad regime troops with foreign Shiite militias backed by Iran and Russian Federation.
He appeared to be in his late 20s or early 30s. "Unfortunately, we have another young person who's dead of gun violence", he said. As questions continue to swirl about the Las Vegas massacre , another local incident has left police scratching their heads.
The institutional investor owned 187,900 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 55,300 shares during the period. Iowa State Bank increased its stake in Us Bancorp (USB) by 195.37% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC.
CIBC reiterated a "market perform" rating on shares of Crown Castle International Corporation in a report on Monday, October 16th. The stock of Spectra Energy Partners, LP (NYSE:SEP) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, February 8 by Credit Suisse.
Corporate insiders own 2.55% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ: CDNS ) in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, The Fly reports. The stock of Cadence Design Systems Inc (NASDAQ: CDNS ) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, June 6 by RBC Capital Markets.
Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $42.5 on the shares of First Internet Bancorp (INBK). Sheets Smith Wealth holds 0.08% in NV5 Global Inc (NASDAQ:NVEE) or 6,732 shares. 500,600 are owned by Stieven Advisors Lp.
Rollins, Inc ., launched on February 24, 1948, is a service company, which operates in pest and termite control business segment. The firm owned 440,000 shares of the business services provider's stock after selling 110,000 shares during the period.
The two most popular reasons , however, are eating healthier and a strong objection to killing or using animals for food products. Highly processed meats and other food items lead to higher risks of type II diabetes, coronary heart disease, and some cancers.
Adhirindhi , the Telugu version of Thalapathy Vijay's Mersal is in trouble as the makers couldn't get censor clearance. Looks like, Vijay's film has garnered more attention due to its latest Vijay vs BJP controversy.
Belinelli responded by hitting five three-pointers, but it still was not enough to defeat the Chicago Bulls . Markkanen's 3-pointer pushed the lead to four and allowed the Bulls to hold on for the victory.
PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTCT ) belonging to the Healthcare sector has surged 7.19% and closed its last trading session at $17.3. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $19.17. (PTC) was a Moderate Buy - from a survey of 11 analysts.
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The President Avoids Prosecution, Not Trouble
Brazilian President Michel Temer has survived a key vote in Congress on whether to put him on trial for corruption charges. Pension reform is seen by investors as a necessary measure to avoid a budget crisis in the coming years.
Supreme Court judge, AG slug it out on House panel reports
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Yes Bank Q2 profit rises 25% despite surging bad loans
RBL Bank reported a 68 per cent jump in second quarter net profit at ₹151 crore against ₹90 crore in the year-ago period. The gross NPA ratio increased to 1.44 per cent as at September 30, 2017, from 1.10 per cent as at September 30, 2016.