And a State Department official said an approved but pending sale of F-15 fighter planes to Qatar hasn't been affected. According to the Kremlin, in Tuesday's phone call with the emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani , Putin reaffirmed Russia's "position in favor of settling crisis situations by political and diplomatic means, through dialogue".
The powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps accused Riyadh of being behind the attacks and vowed to seek revenge. Another official said they were dressed as women and entered through the visitors' entrance. "The depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized world", State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert stated. One of the attackers later blew himself up inside, where a session had been in progress, according to a statement carried by Iran's state TV.
The White House has sent condolences to Iran after at least 12 people were killed in terrorist bomb and gun attacks in Tehran, but then lectured that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote". Around half an hour later, an attacker opened fire at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, injuring several members of the public, Iran's English-language Press TV said.
Al Jazeera's broadcasting has caused controversy and drawn anger in various Arab states, not least in Egypt after the fall of Hosni Mubarak during the Arab Spring and the subsequent ousting of the elected President, Mohammed Morsi - a leader of the Muslim Brotherhood .
Later in the conversation, he said Trump said again, "I need loyalty", and that he responded, "You will always get honesty from me". Comey was abruptly fired from his position as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on May 9. Comey's testimony was released by the Senate Intelligence Committee hours after lawmakers sparred with top intelligence chiefs who refused to answer the panel's questions about conversations they had with Trump regarding the Russian Federation probe.
London's Metropolitan Police said Zaghba had not been on their radar before Saturday, despite the Italian warning. Youssef Zaghba had been flagged to British intelligence services after telling Italian police "I'm going to be a terrorist" when he was reportedly stopped trying to travel to Syria .
The BBC reports from Cape Town that before the storm , there had been several interfaith meetings to pray for rain. An Anadolu Agency video journalist in Cape Town said there were few people walking in the city with most businesses closed.
Comey gets a midday phone call from now-President Trump inviting him to dinner at the White House that night. Their primary arguments echo those of Trump's personal lawyer - that the President feels "vindicated" by the written testimony , in which Comey acknowledged that he told Trump he was not personally under investigation.
The severe weather has also displaced almost half a million people, and triggered landslides throughout the country. The government also set aside two billion rupees to help small and medium-scale enterprises affected by the floods as well as the landslides.
Earlier on Wednesday the deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards promised retaliation on Islamic State and its allies. Syria stresses that such "terrorist attacks backed by well-known countries and circles will not discourage Syria and Iran from continuing their fight against terrorism that is supported by countries and parties known in the region and beyond", the Ministry said.
It sets up a "he said, he-said" situation - but Comey has memos and conversations with other Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to buttress his case. Comey writes that he paused and replied, "You will always get that from me". After a meeting in the Oval Office on February 14, the then-FBI director even "took the opportunity to implore the Attorney General [Jeff Sessions] to prevent any future direct communication between the President and me", Comey writes.
About two weeks later, Comey said, Trump called and asked what was being done to underscore that he himself was not under investigation. Suri does not believe Comey will discuss details of any ongoing investigations, he added that he has greater leeway in what he can discuss compared to current officials.
Central Command , which is in Qatar . Turkey's parliament on Wednesday approved deploying troops to a Turkish base in Qatar under a previously agreed plan, in a move seen as a sign of support for Doha. There are also fears of food shortages, given that Qatar imports most of its perishable foods. Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies may have felt emboldened by Trump's visit , which saw the new president clearly align USA interests with Riyadh and lash out at Iran.
After a breathless final day of campaigning to voters for Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn , YouGov's final poll for The Times on Wednesday night gave a bigger lead for the Tories, with May's party remaining unchanged on 42% while Jeremy Corbyn's Labour fell three points to 35%.
The governor called it "normal, New York City conversations". Comey submitted written testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, a day before he was scheduled to appear in a public hearing. Trump fired Flynn in a controversy over contacts between the retired general and the Russian ambassador to the United States . "Trump said: "'He is a good guy and has been through a lot...
Bahrain , Egypt and the United Arab Emirates joined the Saudis earlier this week in cutting diplomatic ties to Qatar , accusing it of backing groups from al-Qaida and Hamas to the Muslim Brotherhood that threaten the region's other governments.
Washington condemned the attacks, with State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert saying: "The depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilised world". "To attack two main targets that have significance.it's a big "go to hell" to the Iranian people", Asal said, explaining that Iranians are "very proud" of the country's parliamentary system, one of the region's only Democratic systems.
The Congress Vice President was earlier scheduled to reach Mandsaur via Indore. Hitting back, the BJP reportedly alleged that there was a "conspiracy" behind the ongoing farmers' agitation, asking the Congress to refrain from "politicising the death of farmers" in Mandsaur .
Police and Obama's security kept a close watch on the two as they left the restaurant and waved to the onlookers on Notre-Dame Street. After all, Obama has been succeeded in the White House by President Trump , with whom Trudeau so far appears to have less.
That's the quandary facing President Donald Trump and Chancellor Angela Merkel following last week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, where Trump demanded that European nations fatten their military budgets and refused to outright endorse the alliance's Article Five security guarantee.
In other words, things are not as simple Trump tweets . President Trump - who traveled to Saudi Arabia for a recent conference of Arab nations and told Qatar's ruler at the time that "we've been friends now for a long time" - weighed in on the conflict for the first time.
There's a discussion going on as to the why the First Lady and First Daughter wore head coverings in presence of the Catholics, and they didn't in presence of Muslims. Every woman in the USA delegation wore a veil, including Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter who converted to Judaism before marriage. "He is something", Trump later said of his host.
During the interview , Kelly touched on the intelligence community's findings that Russian Federation was behind an elaborate campaign, which included hacking and the dissemination of fake news, created to hurt Hillary Clinton and help Donald Trump win the presidency.
THE cream has risen to the top at Roland Garros after Rafael Nadal , Dominic Thiem , Stan Wawrinka and world No 1 Andy Murray swept into the French Open semi-finals. On Friday is Nadal. Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic will then face No. 3 Simona Halep of Romania. World No. 1 Andy Murray and 2015 victor Stan Wawrinka will square off in the semifinals for the second straight year after the Scot eliminated Japan's Kei Nishikori 2-6 6-1 7-6 (7-0) 6-1 and the ...
Marawi is known as "Islamic City" in the Philippines for its Muslim-majority population. "There are places that we use as passageways to enemy territory - when we reach those areas, sometimes we see old people who are weak, can not move on their own, because of lack of food", he said.
All flights by Qatar Airways to Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain are suspended . " So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already paying off ". It also supports the Muslim Brotherhood, which is the primary expression of modern "political Islam" in the Arab world, and as such is a threat to Saudi hegemony.
Libya and Nigeria's combined January-May average output of 2.312 MMb/d is now 101,000 b/d higher than their October levels, the benchmark month against which the rest of OPEC members' cuts are determined. "We would be closely monitoring price movement to understand the direction". The drawdown, however, has been steady for the latter part of the first quarter, though figures could be masked by exports to Asia, where the value of USA crude oil crude relative to others makes it competitive.
In the worst light, James Comey's recollections could provide enough evidence to build a case that the president tried to interfere with a criminal investigation. On CNN's "Erin Burnett Outfront", Lieberman was asked if Trump sought any form of a loyalty pledge during their discussions, which occurred after Trump fired Comey.
The U.S. attorney's office in southern NY said the suspects operated internationally and across the United States trafficking in drugs and stolen goods, including cigarettes and shiploads of chocolate, while engaging in extortion, murder for hire and credit card fraud.
According to CNN , attorney Titus Nichols said a detention hearing will take place on Thursday, where the judge will determine whether to release victor on bond. She posted on Facebook three months ago that climate change is a more important issue than health care "since not poisoning an entire population seems to be more in line with "health" care, and not the disease care system that people voted for a soulless ginger orangutan to 'fix'".
Chris Christie's tenure. Democrats nominated wealthy former Goldman Sachs executive and one-time diplomat Phil Murphy and Republicans picked Christie's top deputy, Lt. Ray Lesniak, Assemblyman John Wisniewski and Tenafly Councilman Mark Zinna. Chris Christie told reporters on Tuesday that he doesn't think President Donald Trump always uses Twitter in his best interest.
News of the cyber attack appeared to confirm USA intelligence concerns that Russian Federation sought to hack US allies like Qatar, where the USA has one of its largest military bases in the region, in an effort to rupture foreign relations.
Of the seventy-six ranked United Kingdom institutions , 51 have moved down the rankings his year. This included 16 of the 24 ranked Russell Group institutions . The QS World University Rankings 2018 credits the better showing by Ireland to the Brexit effect, with across-the-board gains in the measure that records how employers view graduates from a particular university.
The farmers' uprising in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra has not only posed serious problems for the respective governments in both the states but for the Narendra Modi government as well which had promised to ensure that the farmers are freed from a cycle of debts.
Aam Kisan Union founder Kedar Sirohi said: "By branding us anti-social elements, the government is adding fuel to the fire". It may be recalled that the farmers in Mandsaur are protesting to get their loans waived off and to set up an institutional structure that could guarantee higher prices for their produce.