Contact theSOPAbout theSOPSupport theSOPWritersEditorsManaging Editors
Art/Author Interviews
Celebrity Interviews
Crazy World
DNC Coverage
Home and Garden
Hot Copy
Joke of the Day
Letter to the Editor
Mark Freedmans...
Media Is The Masses
History Cafe
Nancys Take
NSA Speakers
Platinum Ice
Press Releases
Promote Your Music, Band or Film Project
Press Release Service
Radio Programs
Rise and Walk
Science & Space
SOP Battle of the Bands
SOP French
SOP Spanish
Spoken Word
Travel & Tourism
TV Programs
United States
Will Says...


SOP newswire3

Iraqi Forces Pressure ISIS in West Mosul - Iraqi security forces are ratcheting up the pressure to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria out of western Mosul, Iraq, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis, director of Pentagon press operations, told reporters today.

Counter-ISIS Strikes Continue in Syria, Iraq - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 18 strikes consisting of 59 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

Mattis Salutes Poland for its Support of NATO - In a phone call today, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis thanked Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz for his countrys initiative to spend two percent of its gross domestic product on defense, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said in a statement.

UN to Examine Lower-cost Biosimilar Drugs to Expand Access to Cancer Treatment - As a step towards making some of the most expensive treatments for cancer more widely available in low- and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization said today that it will launch a pilot project for prequalifying so-called biosimilars, or lower cost drugs.

De-escalation Zones in Syria a Promising Step - Following todays signing of a deal to setup so-called de-escalation zonesin Syria, the United Nations envoy for the war-torn country praised the agreement and said its success could bolster the path towards peace talks.

UN: Grave Violations Against Children by Boko Haram - Children in north-east Nigeria continue to be brutalized as a result of Boko Harams insurgency in the region and the ensuing conflict, a first-of-its-kind United Nations report has concluded.

National Guard Aids Flood Relief Efforts in Missouri - Nearly 600 Missouri National Guard members yesterday assisted with flood relief efforts in Missouri, where at least two people have died.

Task Force Commander Describes Assisting Iraqi Troops in Drive on Mosul - Although the U.S. mission in Iraq is often referred to as one of advising and assisting, only about 25 percent of the 101st Airborne Divisions 2nd Brigade Combat Team was doing that during its deployment to Iraq.

Liberation Near for Syrian City of Tabqa - Backed by coalition strikes, Syrian partner forces are close to liberating the Syrian city of Tabqa, the spokesman for the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said today.

U.S.-Japan-South Korea Hold Trilateral Video-Teleconference - The United States, Japan, and South Korea held a trilateral secure video-teleconference yesterday to share and coordinate policy response toward North Korea, according to a Defense Department statement.

Mattis, Work Welcome Tunisian Minister to Pentagon - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work hosted Tunisian Defense Minister Farhat Horchani for a meeting at the Pentagon today.

Mattis, Czech Minister Discuss Defense Collaboration - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Czech Republic Defense Minister Martin Stropnicky at the Pentagon today to discuss U.S.-Czech defense collaboration, focusing on the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and Syria campaign and Afghanistan, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

UN Concerned About Worsening Humanitarian Situation in Syria - The United Nations today said that it remains deeply concerned by the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in the eastern part of Syrias Ghouta, where some 400,000 people are trapped.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq - U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria yesterday, conducting 15 strikes consisting of 38 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

DoD Releases Latest Military Sexual Assault Report - Although the Defense Department experienced fewer instances of sexual assault and increased reporting of the crime last year, such assaults continue to negatively impact readiness.

UN: Middle East PeaceEeffort Lacks Progress on Political Front - The lack of progress in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is impeding Palestines development.

UN: 20 Million People in Africa Facing Famine - Unless urgent action is taken to feed people in north-east Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, more than 20 million people will not find enough food to eat, the heads of the United Nations food agencies today warned.

UN Marks International Jazz Day - Marking International Jazz Day, the United Nations cultural agency today stressed the power of jazz to unite people and its contribution to peace.

UN Troubled by Accelerated Executions in US - The United Nations human rights office today expressed deep concern about the executions of four men in the United States state of Arkansas, which were reportedly done within the span of eight days to make use of an expiring lethal injection drug.

Young Syrian Refugees Don't Want Pity - Concluding a visit to Syrian refugee camps in Jordan where he met with young people displaced from their homes, an advocate for the United Nations Childrens Fund underlined the need to respect their rights and empower them so that they can grow to their full potential.


Subscribe to SOP newswire3 feed.
Copyright (c) 2005-2016 - theSOP - All Rights Reserved
Use of this website is subject to our Terms of Service and
Privacy Policy