Saudi Arabia's foreign minister rejected an accusation by Iran's Revolutionary Guards that his country was behind twin attacks in Tehran on Wednesday that killed at least 12 people. Although it's possible Wednesday's attacks might provide an opportunity for hard-liners critical of Rouhani's leadership, there are several reasons why a spike in political infighting is unlikely.
Iranian security officials have not said who they suspect is behind the attacks, though state media has referred to the attackers as "terrorists". "We haven't seen the evidence", he said, reiterating Riyadh's position that Iran is the primary sponsor of terrorism around the world.
Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani signalled his nation was open to talks, calling for "a dialogue of openness and honesty" to resolve the crisis. Qatar hosts one of the largest U.S. military bases in the region. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Gulf countries still saw Qatar as a "brother state".
Trump then said in a subsequent interview that he had fired Comey because of how the Russian Federation investigation is being handled. Corey's written testimony contradicts Trump's account of events in one respect - namely, that Trump asked Comey for his "loyalty".
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Troop guarding the LoC noticed a group of militants trying to sneak into the valley under the cover of darkness in the Machil sector late last night, the official said. Army major, five militants killed in Nagaland An army major and five suspected militants were killed in a eight-hour gunfight late Tuesday night after troops raided a militant hideout in the forests of Monday district in Nagaland following an intelligence tip-off.
The Interior Ministry said the assailants opened fire as the bus traveled to the St. Samuel the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo . Egypt, in the meantime, has pushed for lifting the worldwide arms embargo against Libya , hoping that such action would give its main ally in Libya , Gen.
Pentagon spokesman, Capt Jeff Davis, refused to respond to a question about Qatar's alleged support of terrorism. "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology", he wrote. It was unclear how Trump's broadside against Qatar and any resulting diplomatic fallout might affect the US military presence in Qatar , where there are roughly 10,000 American troops and a major USA base.
Three assailants, one with a pistol and two with AK-47 assault rifles, attacked the parliament building in central Tehran , lawmaker Elias Hazrati told state television. "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote", he said. "Iranian people reject such USA claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted .
Some eyewitnesses alleged that the victims suffered bullet wounds, but Mandsaur district authorities denied that police fired on the protesters, who were on a rampage. A statewide bandh called by the opposition Congress party was near total in western Madhya Pradesh and evoked mixed response elsewhere, according to news channels.
He called on European governments to invest in green development technologies and on the worldwide community to support the structural transformations needed to ensure that vulnerable developing states "survive the perils of global warming and climate change ".
Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries cut ties with Qatar this week, accusing it of supporting extremists. "The President underscored that a united Gulf Cooperation Council is critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability", the document said.
Farmers in western Madhya Pradesh are demanding an increase in prices for their products and loan waivers . They also demanded that their crops be given a minimum selling price to help them survive the drought. Protesting Congress workers stopped a train in Dewas. However, despite Chouhan's assurances and the collector's visit, protests continued in Mandsaur .
At the launch of her party's election manifesto in Perth later, the SNP leader will say that the argument for another referendum will be strengthened if they win the most seats in Scotland . Speaking in Perth Concert Hall, Scotland Sturgeon put forward SNP's plans to "strengthen Scotland against Tories" and "set out a clear plan to end mindless Tory austerity across the United Kingdom and invest in public services".
She added: "I wanted it to stop". Constand, a former employee at Temple University, has accused Cosby of drugging and assaulting her during a visit to his home 13 years ago. "I just pray for all parties involved because this isn't a great situation no matter what side of the coin you're on". As his trial opened, Cosby was supported by another co-star, Keshia Knight-Pulliam, who played the youngest daughter, Rudy, on " The Cosby Show ".
In Ankara , Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Tuesday that the army is not ruling out military force if the battle for Raqqa is seen as a threat to Turkey. According to the Turkish government, which is part of the USA -led coalition against the Islamic State in Syria, the operation started on Friday.
Trump fired Comey in May. Creating written records immediately after one-on-one conversations with Mr. Trump was my practice from that point forward. He said that it is his understanding that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has not limited the scope of Comey's testimony , so lawmakers are also sure to ask Comey about the Russian Federation investigation that he was leading when he was sacked.
Demonstrators holds signs that read in Portuguese: "Remove him now!" and "Get out Temer", referring to Brazil's President Michel Temer outside a presidential office building in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. If Temer should be forced from the presidency by the court, or made a decision to resign, Chamber of Deputies Speaker Rodrigo Maia would take over for 30 days while Congress voted in a new leader.
As the parliament attack unfolded, gunmen and suicide bombers also struck outside Khomeini's mausoleum on Tehran's southern outskirts. All four attackers were killed by security forces, the semi-official Fars news agency reported. An Associated Press reporter saw several police snipers on the roofs of nearby buildings. In a message posted through its Aamaq News Agency, the IS group claimed its fighters were behind the assaults.
Trump's outside lawyer, Marc Kasowitz , said Wednesday that the president feels " totally vindicated " by Comey's prepared testimony. "Director Comey's statement reconfirmed what the president has been saying all along - he was never under investigation".
Samantha Boardman was one of four young women who testified at Carter's trial Wednesday, reading aloud text messages between herself and Carter that were obtained by the prosecution. "This was a suicide, a sad and tragic suicide, but not a homicide", he said. "Ultimately it was Conrad Roy alone in the vehicle who killed himself, while she was miles away with her phone", Daniel Medwed, a professor of law and criminal justice at Northeastern University School of Law said.
The attack , claimed by the Islamic State group, saw three men wearing fake suicide vests use a white van to mow down people on London Bridge and then slash and stab revellers enjoying a Saturday night in the bustling Borough Market area.
The two leaders then headed inside for the IGC Plenary session , the focal point of Modi's two-day visit to Germany . German Chancellor Merkel will also be hosting a dinner for Prime Minister Modi at the Schloss Meseberg. What I said was simply to indicate that, here are even more reasons beyond those we already have that Europe needs to take its destiny into its own hands .
Mora is the equivalent of a strong tropical storm and will bring winds around 100 kilometers per hour as it moves onshore, said CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward. Last year, Cyclone Roanu hit coastal Bangladesh, leaving at least 24 people dead. Bangladesh is routinely hit by bad storms between April and December that cause deaths and widespread property damage.
For instance, he presented his anti-Muslim travel ban as an anti-terrorism measure. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said she did not think it was fair to characterize Trump's tweets as "picking a fight" with Khan, who is the first Muslim elected as London mayor.
The 10-to-3 ruling last week was one in a series of legal defeats for the administration, as judges across the country have said Trump's claim of protecting the nation was cover for making good on a campaign promise to ban Muslims from entry into the United States.
President Trump is not expected to invoke executive privilege in an attempt to block FBI Director James Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee next week. until 1974, when the Supreme Court addressed the issue in United States v. Nixon . If I were in the White House , I would be anxious, too. If Comey still led the bureau, Trump would have more recourse to block his testimony.
The parties decided on creating a high-level referendum committee to be overseen by the Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani , the statement said, urging the political parties to select their representatives to the committee by June 12.
She said the party sought to represent even those who voted to leave the European Union, but it is concerned about the "extreme Brexit " being pursued by the Conservatives . Jeremy Corbyn will accuse the Scottish National Party of "passing on Tory austerity" as he takes Labour's General Election campaign to Glasgow on Sunday.
Between this and his earlier comments, many thought he was a climate change denier. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Friday he had not had the opportunity to talk to Trump about his views. With the country now at odds with the rest of the world on such a key issue, the diplomatic fallout is likely to be damaging. On Thursday, Trump announced he'd be pulling the USA out of the Paris pact - a decision that sparked intense condemnation from world leaders, business ...
Six people died as Cyclone Mora made landfall in Bangladesh on Tuesday. Mostofa said they had not received any reports of casualties so far but some houses have been damaged and trees uprooted. Some of the worst damage affected the 300,000 Rohingya refugees living in Cox's Bazar who have fled ethnic violence by extremist Buddhists and a heavy-handed crackdown by the country's military.
The men, identified as Upendra Kumar and Pawan Kaul, had entered the room along with other journalists. As the duo advanced towards Yechury - they were heard shouting slogans such as " CPI (M ) murdabad ", "Indian Army zindabad ", "Bharat Mata ki jay" - they were stopped by security guards and party workers and reportedly beaten up.
Schor told News 10 the House vote was 59-49 in favor of the bills. But the new package was given a green light by House Speaker Tom Leonard, R-Dewitt, who argued that current permit requirements "may be outdated" because the state constitution doesn't require any permit to openly carry firearms.
Police identified the third attacker as Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Italian of Moroccan descent, a day after naming his accomplices as Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, a Pakistan-born Briton, and Rachid Redouane, 30, a self-described Moroccan-Libyan dual national.
Clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday. All business establishments including shops, restaurants and petrol pumps remained closed across the Valley. Clashes between rock-throwing protesters and government forces erupted in different places in the area, with police and paramilitary soldiers firing shotgun pellets and tear gas to stop the protests.