In the early 1970’s, my family had made their second house move to a larger home and into a new area of Miami. By the time we began school, in the early 1970’s, the Mariel Boat Lift had begun. 833 more words
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AFP© AFP / by Ahmad al-Rubaye | Detailed map of Tal Afar showing positions of forces in the area.
TAL AFAR (IRAQ) (AFP) – Iraqi forces advanced Wednesday towards central Tal Afar, one of the Islamic State group’s last strongholds in the country, as aid workers braced for an exodus of civilians fleeing the fighting.Armoured personnel carriers full of soldiers and fighters of the Hashed al-Shaabi paramilitary coalition moved into Al-Nur district early in the morning as warplanes flew overhead, said an AFP photographer on the ground. 636 more words
As many as 200 people using sticks and iron bars as weapons have been involved in mass brawls in the French city of Calais.
The fighting left 21 migrants and six riot police officers injured, though none were seriously hurt. 181 more words
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
AUG. 22, 2017, 1:30 P.M. E.D.T.
PARIS — Authorities say as many as 200 migrants have clashed near the northern French port city of Calais, using sticks and iron bars in five battles pitting mainly Afghans against Eritreans. 114 more words