In twin terrorist attacks Wednesday, militants stormed Iran's parliament and the tomb of the country's spiritual leader. The attackers had entered Iran at some point past year, the ministry said without providing precise dates. A separate terrorist group in the country has been detained before it managed to carry out any terror attacks . "We strongly condemn the attacks that targeted the Iranian parliament and the Imam Khomenei mausoleum in Tehran ", the foreign ministry said in a ...
Mr Tillerson said the blockade was having humanitarian consequences. The Trump administration has repeatedly said it would help the countries resolve their differences, however none of the Arab countries have expressed willingness to have the U.S.as the mediator.
He said he hoped it would be the beginning of the end of funding terrorism. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she was concerned about the situation in Qatar , adding that all Gulf nations, and also Iran and Turkey, should work together to resolve the regional dispute.
Burials were held in the provinces for the two others killed when gunmen and suicide bombers stormed Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini . People attend the funeral of the victims who were killed on the June 7 attack at the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum, in Tehran, Iran June 9, 2017.
Authorities have raised the death toll in a pair of Islamic State-claimed attacks on Iran's parliament and the tomb of its revolutionary leader to 16 people killed. "Our country always follows the course of preserving peace and stability in the region", said the Iranian embassy, noting that yesterday's terror attacks can be described as a reflection of the concern of enemies of peace in the region.
Speaking to Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahayan, Trump advocated unity among Gulf Arabs "but never at the expense of eliminating funding for radical extremism or defeating terrorism". "We believe this will exacerbate Qatar's external vulnerabilities and could put pressure on economic growth and fiscal metrics", the ratings agency said .
She is the Green Party's only MP. There was a stark difference in gender balance between Labour and the Tories, with women MPs in Jeremy Corbyn's party representing nearly half (45%) of Labour's constituencies. However, it was Nancy Astor who became the first woman to be elected and take her seat in the Commons in 1919. A woman walks on Westminster Bridge towards the Elizabeth Tower, commonly referred to as Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament.
Though he had already starred for Wales beforehand, that 2013 tour was the time when North announced himself as a star of the global game and while it didn't quite change his life, it pushed his career to the next level. They lost two kickoffs in the first half and conceded half a dozen soft penalties while dropping passes. Hansen's current assistant Ian Foster would therefore be a strong favourite to succeed the 58-year-old, with fellow New Zealanders Joe Schmidt ( Ireland ), Vern ...
Some eight months after starting the military offensive late past year, officials with the Kurdish YPG today announced that they are officially starting the invasion of the ISIS capital city of Raqqa , claiming some of their fighters had already entered through the eastern gate.
Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The next step: House Republicans will vote to give Gowdy a thumbs up or thumbs down. In April, Chaffetz announced he would not seek a sixth term in 2018 and a month later, confirmed he would leave office early, on June 30, to take a job in the private sector believed to be with Fox News.
He reportedly suffered from mental illness and "brandished two knifes" at police, Tulsa World reports . A man died in an officer-involved shooting in north Tulsa Friday. The American Civil-Liberties Union of Oklahoma released a statement calling for the investigation to be handed over to a third party. Officials said they've had multiple calls about Barre in the last week.
Trump once called climate change a hoax . California stands poised to fill the USA leadership vacuum in the battle against climate change, analysts say, as the state's governor Jerry Brown headed to China on Friday for a high-profile visit largely centered on environmental issues.
Russian hackers attacked at least one US voting software supplier days before the 2016 presidential election, according to a classified NSA report leaked Monday, June 5, 2017, that suggests election-related hacking penetrated further into USA voting systems than previously known.
According to the reports, the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Gunmen and suicide bombers attacked Iran's parliament and the shrine of its revolutionary leader, killing at least 12 people, . Over 40 people were wounded in the attack. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also said that the nation would become more united and would foil all ill-wishers' plots and conspiracies with the help of its powerful security structure, IRNA reported June 7.
If not, are family ties keeping Kushner employed at the White House? Kushner reportedly had a key role in the Trump administration's recent dealings with Canada, Mexico, Israel , Saudi Arabia , and China, while the actual secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, quietly met with a number of foreign leaders during his travels overseas.
The text messages presented as evidence show Carter made Roy promise to do it: "It's not a big deal" she wrote in a text describing how carbon monoxide intoxication. "She. assured him that his family would understand why he did it". When he questioned her on the location of the tournament, she became upset and "wanted to make clear that she was getting credit" for organizing the event, Gammell testified Tuesday.
Candidates in Georgia's 6th Congressional District race Republican Karen Handel , left, and Democrat Jon Ossoff prepare to debate. Each candidate was permitted to ask their opponent one question during the debate. Mr. Trump's name, however, was rarely mentioned, and most notably came up when Ms. Handel was asked where she might disagree with the commander in chief.
In fact, he said, Hamas "would not be able to survive in the [Hamas-controlled] Gaza Strip or fund its wars with Israel without Qatari funding". A Palestinian Foreign Ministry spokesperson identified the killed Palestinian as 25-year-old Fadi Ibrahim Anjar and said he was shot in the stomach.
Two-way trade totalled $5.27 billion in 2016. The nuclear deal, if signed, would be the centrepiece of the summit, and the two units of the plant, with capacity to produce 1,000 MW of electricity each, will significantly boost India's nuclear power generation.
The Moroccan-Italian man identified as the third London attacker told Italian authorities " I'm going to be a terrorist " when he was stopped at Bologna Airport past year trying to travel to Syria, it has been reported. May hit back that Corbyn himself was weak on the issue of terrorism. Corbyn has also faced fierce criticism for past sympathies with the Palestinian group Hamas, Lebanon's Hezbollah, and Sinn Fein, the political arm of the Irish Republican Army, a guerrilla group that waged a ...