Asian Cup titleholder Australia faces Syria, a team the Socceroos defeated in a World Cup playoff in October, as well as Palestine and Jordan.
The Philippines were given a ray of hope in their debut in a major tournament, having been drawn in a relatively fair group in the AFC Asian Cup next year in the UAE.
Vietnam too were handed a very tough group being slotted in alongside former champions Iran and Iraq as well as a Yemen outfit that will be desperate to provide a 2007 Iraq-like fairytale for their troubled nation.
Drawn with South Korea, China and Kyrgyzstan, the immediate aim should simply be to ensure they are competitive, but that task is being hampered by the protracted situation around the issue of just who is likely to be tasked with coaching the side come January.
The ultimate winners at the Zayed Sports City Stadium on Feb.1, 2019, will receive an impressive $5 million.
"I have heard people saying that our group is not hard, but whoever has qualified for the Asian Cup finals, they are all strong and have quality".
This is India's fourth qualification to the AFC Asian Cup, the last one being in Doha in 2011.
The DPRK returned to the same time zone with South Korea
But the North's statement on Sunday seemed to be aimed at strengthening Mr Kim's position going into his meeting with Mr Trump. South Korea explained USA troops want to stay in the area shortly with a peace treaty is concluded to replace the armistice.
Sneak peek of Sonam Kapoor's wedding venues
Apart from the family members, Varun Dhawan , Jacqueline Fernandez and Karan Johar are expected to perform at the sangeet . Sonam is often termed as Bollywood's fashionista due to her distinctive style statement and sense of fashion.
Severe dust storms across India kill more than 100 people
Three persons each died in Bijnore and Kanpur Dehat, and two each in Saharanpur, Hamirpur, Kanpur Nagar and Mirzapur districts. Many homes collapsed in the night after being struck by lightning , crushing the sleeping families inside.
Announced earlier in the ceremony was that a total of $15M is up for grabs.
In addition to the purse prize for the winners, the AFC President also announced the runners-up will receive $3 million, with the two losing semi-finalists pocketing $1 million each.
"I think I am really happy about the way we have played but the stage we are talking about is very different". It also reached the Asian Cup in 2011 and 2015.
The new trophy was unveiled by Sheikh Salman and former UAE global Zuhair Bakheet during the Final Draw. We have to make sure we use the tournament exposure well.
The new trophy is revolutionary in design and stands at an impressive 78cm high and 42cm wide and is crafted from 15 kilogrammes of Hallmarked Sterling Silver bullion. Two kids are going to official ball carriers in the World Cup, one of the matches will be Brazil vs Costa Rica and the other Panama vs Belgium.
He hoped that ahead of the AFC Asian Cup, they will play tougher opponents for practice because the teams they will take on in UAE will be very hard.
Abe is only the third Japanese prime minister to visit Israel since the two countries established diplomatic relations in 1954. Abe also spoke with Netanyahu about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the importance of a two-state solution.
Even Brown seems to have second thoughts. (Redick) back into the game in the second period. "There were a few times ", Brown said. And as I admit, if you had to do it again, maybe you would have. "It's not something we just sort of construct in our mind".
Over the almost 46 years since he had the first Big Mac, Gorske had only gone a total of eight days without eating one. Gorske has thousands of Big Mac cartons in his home and was even featured in the 2004 documentary " Super Size Me ".
The Frenchman presided over another poor campaign, leaving many to speculate that Wenger jumped before he was pushed. His crowning glory coming in the 2003/04 season when Arsenal won the league without losing a single game.
North Korea will imminently release three Americans who have been imprisoned in the country, CNN is reporting. Sanders said the White House "can't confirm the validity of any of the reports now out about their release".
In Remain supporter Javid, May has kept the balance of the Cabinet, "but only just", says The Times's Matt Chorley. As soon as she became prime minister, May demoted Javid from business secretary to communities secretary.
Among those arrested was protest organizer Alexei Navalny , the anti-corruption campaigner who is Putin's most prominent foe. Putin's election victory extended his lock on power to 24 years - longer than any Russian leader since Joseph Stalin.
However, President would have the same rights as any other citizen in invoking its self-incrimination clause. The act of a President testifying in legal investigations and cases is unusual but not without precedent.
Speaking afterwards, he said ministers would consider the implications of the vote. Ministers said this risked "weakening" the UK's hand in negotiations.
Woods, McIlroy just make cut as Malnati leads
Either way, the characters are in place for a compelling Sunday even if Woods (nine back) is too far behind to win. Anirban Lahiri missed the cut earlier and will now feature in the Players Championships next week.
Anger in France, UK over Trump guns speech
Gun violence death rates are much higher in the US. "4.88 per 100000 murdered in U.S. per annum, 0.92 per 100000 in UK". London suffered a spike in knife crime early this year, and saw more murders during February and March than NY .
Kylie Jenner Flaunts Flat Abs in Instagram Snap
In March, Jenner revealed that she gained about 40 lbs. during pregnancy during a Q&A session with her Twitter followers. The couple along with their daughter Stormi are on their first family vacation in Turks and Caicos Islands.