For the Assembly election, Rafsanjani - whose nickname "Kuseh" means both "beardless" and "shark" for his unbearded face - backed a less-conservative bloc of candidates which included Rouhani. He was the leader of Iran's parliament from 1980 to 1989, when he was elected for the first of two four-year terms as president. "With the news of his death many people are in absolute shock".
Arch Terrorist Yasser Arafat personified that tactic when he responded to generous Israeli statehood offers in September 2000 by launching the deadly Second Intifada instead of accepting a Palestinian state or even making a counter offer. But there's a police gag order right now on the details of the investigation, so we don't know much more than that. During that time, 229 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire.
That nearly certainly would have been enough to flip enough states for her to win the Electoral College. It's a decision that will put Hillary Clinton on the inaugural platform as her bitter rival from the 2016 campaign assumes the office she long sought.
He said that his team had received a "curious letter" from the Chinese consulate asking him to reject Taiwan's visit. "The People's Republic of China needs to understand that in America we make decisions about meeting with visitors for ourselves", Mr Cruz said in a statement .
After citing the fact that India's economy is getting back to normal after the ban of high-value banknotes, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressed a press conference and provided details of the tax revenue collection in the first three quarters of Financial Year of 2016 in New Delhi on Monday.
It was the deadliest attack in Jerusalem in months. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site of attack on Sunday. A dozen people were injured, while three female and a male solider were killed in the incident. "We bless this heroic operation resisting the Israeli occupation to force it to stop its crimes and violations against our people", Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum told Reuters .
The Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) has been called to investigate after shots were fired as RCMP executed a search warrant near Morley on Saturday. I also urge calm in the community while the investigation takes place. Members of the public are asked not to approach Powderface if they encounter the wanted man.
Earlier, London's Mayor Sadiq Khan described the strike as "pointless". Transport unions are protesting job cuts and ticket-office closures, citing safety issues. "There is a good deal sitting on the table that will ensure station safety and staffing levels across the Tube network". "This historic dispute has nothing to do with the millions of Londoners this strike is punishing".
Police used concrete slabs on Monday to block some entrances of the neighborhood, and a police officer checked each auto leaving it. The upcoming "international peace " conference to set parameters for an Israeli-Palestinian peace process, scheduled to take place in Paris on January 15th, can do even more damage to Israel .
Addressing a packed Orlando stadium on Sunday, President Jacob Zuma said the party had heard people's cries that the ANC "are too busy fighting each other and not paying sufficient attention to their needs". South Africa's constitution dictates Zuma must stand down as the country's president after his two five-year terms end in 2019. The influential woman's league of South Africa's leading ANC on Saturday selected retiring African Union chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as their possible ...
While no one can bring a gun or ammunition into the passenger compartment, you can transport the weapons as checked baggage. Firearms must remain unloaded and kept "in a locked hard-sided container as checked baggage only", according to the Transportation Security Administration's website .
Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said four Israeli soldiers were killed by the alleged attacker in the city's Armon Hanatziv neighborhood. Liberman said the attack should not be connected to any recent incidents. "As long as there is motivation for attacks, there will be a truck driver who decides on the spot and without early warning to murder Jews". Israel has annexed the eastern sector, home to the Old City and sensitive holy sites, and says it will never allow the city to be ...
The aftermath of the deadly truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem on January 8, 2017. The report comes after the four killed were identified as soldiers, three being cadets, one, an officer. Israel says at least 157 of them were assailants in lone attacks often targeting security forces and using rudimentary weapons including kitchen knives.
Israel police chief Roni Alsheich said the attacker, who has been identified by police, was a Palestinian from East Jerusalem . A police spokesman described the incident, at the Armon Hanatziv promenade, which overlooks Jerusalem's Old Walled City, as "a terrorist attack" although an investigation remains ongoing.
Why did Joe Biden whisper "God Save The Queen" after certifying the USA election results? The driver, who was identified as a resident of East Jerusalem , took his truck out of course and quickly slammed it into a group of soldiers getting off a bus.
During a visit to the Gold Coast in 2015, Ms Ley bought an apartment while travelling on ministerial business. Federal health minister Sussan Ley will step down after it was reveal last week that she bought a property while on a taxpayers' funded trip to the Gold Coast.
Hundreds of United States tanks, trucks arrive for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Europe
The U.S. military on Sunday vowed to increase the scope and complexity of its European training exercises to deter Russian aggression, as more U.S. tanks, trucks and other equipment arrived in Germany for a big buildup on NATO's eastern flank.
The statue issue comes amid political turmoil in South Korea, where the National Assembly impeached President Park Geun-hye last month over a political scandal and had her powers transferred to acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn.
Reince Priebus, the incoming chief of staff for President-elect Donald Trump , said on Fox News Sunday that Democrats were unprepared and are to blame for the hacks. Trump has said he will appoint a team within three months of taking office to develop a plan to "aggressively combat and stop cyberattacks". On Friday, Trump tried to change the subject to allegations that hadn't been raised by US intelligence.
That's where police say 26-year-old Esteban Santiago allegedly opened fire in a baggage claim area after retrieving a handgun from his checked luggage. Santiago was reported for several infractions like AWOLs, or absences without leave. Santiago-Ruiz spent most of his time in Puerto Rico before going to Anchorage, Alaska.
But he also told lawmakers that hacking "did not change any vote tallies". The report, which was produced by the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Security Agency, did not go into detail of how the Russian meddling impacted the election nor did it give any details or evidence to back up its conclusions.
The YPG is an affiliate of the PKK terrorist organization that is fighting Turkey. "Air Forces destroyed 12 ISIL targets discovered in the towns of al-Bab, Bza'a, Suflaniyah and Kabralmakri..." As part of the ongoing "Shield of Euphrates" operation, Turkish Air Force has destroyed 12 facilities of terrorists of the "Islamic State" (aka IS, ISIL, ISIS, or Daesh) terrorist group in the Al-Bab, Bzagah, Suflaniyah and Qabr al-Muqri regions in northern Syria, the Anadolu Agency reported ...
On the morning of July 8 , the pair drove the teen to a rented home in Richland Township where Sullivan split Grace's lip when he struck her in the face. Packer told police her adopted daughter had been missing from her Montgomery County home since July 9, but the teen's disappearance gained wide attention in the days before Christmas when DAs from Bucks, Montgomery and Luzerne counties met in Doylestown Borough to announce the girl's death, as well as evidence that Sara Packer had attempted ...
MDA paramedic Chen Lendi Sharon, who was first on the scene, said: "When we arrived there was chaos, I saw a truck that rammed youngsters getting off the bus next to the Armon Hanatziv view point". The Palestinian attacker was killed by Israeli soldiers during the operation, the source added. Australian envoy Dave Sharma condemned "unreservedly [the] vicious Jerusalem terrorist ramming attack targeting IDF soldiers".
One of the accused Ayush Rawat is son of late former MLA Ashok Rawat. The incident took place when the two were returning to their homes around 1:35 am from a party at a friend's place. The four people killed were daily wage workers from Bahraich's district of Uttar Pradesh and have been identified as Abdul, Gokharan, Prithvi Raj and Nanku.
Channel 2 did not know when the conversation between Netanyahu and Mozes two took place. His right-leaning paper was nicknamed the "Bibiton" - combining Netanyahu's nickname and the Israeli word for newspaper - for its uncritical coverage of the prime minister.
Donald Trump is threatening China with a trade war, but could he be persuaded to hold fire if one of China's best-connected investors finances his son-in-law's multi-billion dollar Manhattan real estate project? Kushner is now negotiating a deal to redevelop the Kushner family-owned tower at 666 Fifth Avenue with "Anbang Insurance Group, a Chinese financial behemoth with estimated assets of $285 billion and an ownership structure shrouded in mystery ".
Pakistan's former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif, has been appointed as head of the 39 Islamic Countries alliance, Pakistan defence minister Khwaja Asif has said. Moreover, Pakistan maintains good relations with both Saudi Arabia and Iran, any bias towards one might result in the severing of relations with the other.
Petrol pumps have been protesting against various banks' move of levying 1 per cent transaction charge on the use of credit and debit card, after banks chose to put transaction (MDR) charge on them instead of consumers. "They (banks) must apologise to the public", B R Ravindranath, president, Akhila Karnataka Federation of Petroleum Traders and Bangalore Petroleum Dealers Association, told TOI in Bengaluru.
Fishermen activist U Arulanandam of Pamban said the six fishermen had set sail from Jegathapattinam in Pudukottai district while four fishermen had sailed from Rameswaram. To avert any untoward incident, the navy released the fishermen, after which they returned to the fishing jetty on Saturday evening. The injured fisherman, Dicky Raj has been admitted to the intensive care unit of the Rameswaram government hospital.
Consulate in Jiddah. The officials told a news conference a security officer was wounded in the operation in the al-Yasmin neighborhood in northern Riyadh, after the two suspects engaged in a shootout with security forces to resist arrest.
Haaretz reports that the driver was shot and killed during the attack, which happened at a scenic overlook where a busload of Israeli soldiers on an educational tour had stopped to take in the view. 8, 2017. The occupied Palestinian territories have witnessed tensions ever since Israel imposed restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshipers into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East Jerusalem al-Quds in August 2015.
Rafsanjani has been transferred to a Tehran hospital on Sunday after heart failure. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Following the news of Rafsanjani's death, a crowd gathered outside the hospital in Tehran's Tajrish neighbourhood where he had been taken, according to residents.
While private distributors are providing water, Christophe Boulierac, a spokesperson for UNICEF , told reporters at the regular bi-weekly press briefing in Geneva that he is anxious about quality and price of those supplies. A United Nations spokesman said this week sabotaging civilian water supplies constituted a war crime. The shortages have prompted a regime assault to retake Wadi Barada.
MI coach Jim Harbaugh may be looking back to his past to fill his staff following Jedd Fisch's departure. If Hamilton departs, it is unclear whether Cleveland would look to replace his position with an offensive coordinator type of role. A year later, when Harbaugh moved on to the NFL, Hamilton was retained by David Shaw as the team's offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach - a job he held for two seasons.