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American Federation for Aging Research

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An association of physicians, scientists, and other individuals involved or interested in research on biological aging and associated diseases. Its purpose is to encourage and fund research on aging.
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The announcement on Tal Afar came a day after Jordan and Iraq reopened their only border crossing after a two-year closure.
Tal Afar was captured by the extremists on June 16, 2014, after a two-day battle and it was used as a supply route between Syria and the former ISIS stronghold of Mosul.
Tal Afar is a town located in around 43 miles west of Mosul which was the center of all activities of ISIS, according to (https://www.yahoo.com/news/iraq-begins-battle-retake-tal-afar-bastion-near-015620038.html) reports .
A planned ground offensive on Tel Afar had not begun, he added.
"RSADO is strongly outraged by the series of deliberate deadly aerial attacks on a Red Sea Afar civilian fishing Boat inside Eritrean territorial water by UAE Forces stationed in Assab-Dankalia Region in Eritrea," the group said
Cutting the western road to Tal Afar would seal off Mosul as the city is already surrounded to the north, south and east by Iraqi government and Kurdish Peshmerga forces.
More than 10,000 Turkmens who left their homes in Tal Afar in northwestern Iraq have been living near the control point in Kalak, as the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) does not allow Turkmens to enter the autonomous region on the grounds that their presence might lead to a social crisis in the region, and the refugee camp of 3,000 people near the checkpoint has already exceeded its capacity.
State and pan-Arab television channels cited security officials as saying a fight for Tal Afar, a city with a largely Shiite and ethnic Turkmen population, was imminent.
SUNNI militants captured the northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar yesterday, its mayor and residents said, the latest blow to the nation's Shiite-led government a week after it lost a vast swathe of territory in the country's north.
The Afar people are Sunni Muslims who number about 1,500,000 spread throughout Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, and Djibouti.