The Afghan and United States forces based in Afghanistan regularly conduct counter-terrorism operations against the ISIS loyalists in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. Those operations are sometimes carried out in conjunction with Afghan forces.
"On behalf of all of U.S. Forces - Afghanistan, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our fallen comrade", Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, said in the statement.
In a news conference last week, Salvin said the goal of the US counterterror mission in Afghanistan for 2017 was to eliminate the remaining Islamic State-affiliated pockets.
Despite their losses, the ISIS loyalists have claimed responsibility for high-profile attacks throughout the country, including the storming of Afghanistan's largest military hospital in Kabul, which killed dozens last month.
This comes a day after the U.S announced it will deploy 1,500 soldiers from Alaska to Afghanistan later this year, the U.S Army announced Friday.
This award is incredible to me because of all the people who have allowed me to join their lives and their bands". Lenny Kravitz will perform in a memorial tribute to Prince, who passed away April 21, 2016.
But a miserable shooting start and an inspired effort from the Phoenix Suns kept him from authoring any further rewrites. But the Thunder still got a very important win as they're still fighting for seeding in the Western Conference Playoffs.
But its primary objection, the company said , is that allowing the government to unmask Twitter critics is a violation of the U.S. If the account users work within the administration, for example, their employment may have been jeopardized.
He said "there is a clear distinction between air strikes on military targets and the use of chemical weapons against civilians". The Pentagon said it believed the aircraft that carried out the deadly attack on Khan Sheikhun came from the Shayrat base.
Russian Federation still has several dozen warplanes and batteries of air defense missiles at its base near Latakia, Syria. It could even put the two nuclear superpowers on a course toward military confrontation.
The final Test begins on May 10 in Dominica. "There were many hardships in my career but for now I am focusing on the present". In 2014, Misbah smashed a century in both innings as he led Pakistan to their first series win against Australia in 20 years.
Zimmermann allowed a sacrifice fly by Jackie Bradley Jr.in the second, and the Red Sox loaded the bases with one out in the third. Red Sox: LHP David Price (elbow strain) threw out to 120 feet in what Farrell described as "another consistent work day.".
Running back Leonard Fournette runs through drills during their LSU's pro day in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Fournette says he is fully healthy after a season in which he was hampered by a lingering ankle injury.
Yet as Durant returns, two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry is listed as doubtful to face the Pelicans because of a bruised knee. At 65-14, the team is now 4.5 games clear of the San Antonio Spurs, who are going to play as the No. 2 seed in the playoffs.
The report also sees China as a largest source market in the region with almost 128 million departures registered in 2015. Completing the top 10 are Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia, Italy, Canada and Switzerland.
The LA City Council approved a plan in December 2015 to allow ride-hail companies to pick up passengers at the airport. The ordinance prohibits qualified driver representatives from using it for any goal other than organizing.
Pakistan needs more reforms for high growth: ADB
Imports are expected to contract by 6.2 percent in 2017, then expand by 12.5 percent in 2018, says the ADB forecast. The Federal Reserve hiked USA rates a notch in mid-March, its second tightening in three months.
'Bomb' found in city raid
St Petersburg is still reeling after a bomb ripped through the city's metro on Monday, killing 14 people and injuring 50. The suspected bomber was identified as Kyrgyz-born Akbarjon Djalilov, a Russian citizen who was born in 1995.
Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error
The city also reminded residents that they may hear sirens again as engineers determine if the system is functioning properly. Officials said there was no emergency and they were trying to determine what caused the malfunction.
Jared Kushner omits some foreign contacts on security form
"He knows how to build a coalition to get legislation passed", one senior GOP source with knowledge of the list said of McCarthy. During a recent White House meeting , when the subject of Cohn came up, Bannon reportedly told associates "I love a gunfight".
Cormier sends warning to Jon Jones at UFC 210
For a fighter like Jones who likely earns more than $1 million on fight night, they would fall in the highest income tax bracket. There was also some question about whether Cormier grabbed the towel during the weigh-in which could have thrown things off.
China bans property sales in upcoming economic zone
Analysts said that Xiongan, some 100 kilometers southwest of downtown Beijing, will create fresh business opportunities. Regional planning should be systematic, Zhang said, with stronger land, real estate and population controls.
New Jupiter image captured by Hubble Space Telescope
The latest Hubble data were taken at around the same period the Jupiter probe Juno made a close approach to the giant planet. The lighter bands have higher concentrations of frozen ammonia in them, compared with the darker ones, the agencies said.
Jeter, Jeb Bush among bidders for Marlins
Last year, team owner Jeffrey Loria expressed interest in selling the team, which he purchased for $158 million in 2002. Former Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was rumored to be part of a group looking to buy the team previous year .
Nunes Won't Leave Russia Probe; Ryan Says No Need To
He said: "Something's got to change, otherwise the whole effort in the House of Representatives will lose credibility". In any case, the subject of Flynn - presumably the topic of Yates's testimony - is only one corner of this scandal.
Cable giant Comcast offers cellular plans on Verizon network
That makes it a potentially attractive offering for the 70% of customers that Nielsen reports consume less than 5GB per month. Users will be able to switch between plans whenever they want without a penalty. "You're going to become a loyal customer".
Girl found living with monkeys in Indian forest
A young Indian girl sits on a bed in a hospital in this image taken from video in Bahraich northern India Thursday April 6, 2017 . Her curious condition came into limelight after visuals went viral on social media in the past couple of days, police said .
Hindus will witness decline in births between 2055-2060: Pew
Between 2010 and 2015, 33 percent of babies were born to Christians, who made up 31 percent of the world's population in 2015. By 2035, estimates suggest there will be 225 million babies born to Muslims while only 224 million born to Christians.