Tasmin news agency said there were unconfirmed reports that the attackers had taken four hostages inside the parliament building, but the state news agency IRNA reported that the situation at parliament is under control and a session is going ahead.
Efe quoted the Iranian Students News Agency ( ISNA ) as saying that one of the assailants was arrested while the other three remained holed up inside. "Some coward terrorists infiltrated one of the buildings of parliament". The parliament, the Islamic Consultative Assembly or Majlis, is Iran's principal legislative body.
During the campaign, Varadkar's political opponents claimed he would pull Ireland too much to the right. Varadkar is now the minister for social protection and has earned a reputation as a candid politician. "Every proud parent in Ireland today can dream big dreams for their children", Varadkar added. Fine Gael has already received a bounce, regaining its standing as the most popular party in most opinion polls and Varadkar has pledged to hit the ground running with promises of increased ...
In a press briefing in Malacañang on Friday (June 2), Armed Forces spokesman Brig. The battle for Marawi , a city on Mindanao Island, began nearly two weeks ago and prompted Duterte to declare martial law in the southern region. Eduardo Año. He said this was one of the problems that make it hard for his government troops to defeat the terrorists. "They are still fighting and are still using high-powered firearms".
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he had selected the former federal prosecutor Christopher Wray, a partner at the Washington law firm King & Spalding, to be his new FBI director. Wray had an initial interview with the Justice Department on May 24 and met with Trump on May 30, the official said. Senate Republicans and some Democrats praised the nomination.
Comey said he then made a decision to assure Trump that he was not being investigated personally after discussing with the president-elect the unverified and discredited dossier alleging that Russians had compromising information on Trump.
Failure to step up action against global warming would be "disastrous", California Governor Jerry Brown warned on Tuesday as he seeks to fill the USA leadership vacuum on climate change . "We should not be fixated on Trump; the momentum to build a low-emission economy and shift away from fossil fuels must not stop". NY and California are the only states in the country's top 10 list of carbon emitters to sign pledges.
The attack launched by three men in the London Bridge area on Saturday night is shaping the final days of an election campaign, focusing attention on Prime Minister Theresa May's role in reducing the ranks of police officers. The BBC reported that police arrested a man who "was handcuffed and had his shirt off" after the van traveled from central London toward the south end of the River Thames.
At least 12 people were killed and dozens more injured during two coordinated attacks targeting major landmarks in the Iranian capital of Tehran , according to state media . IS said it had carried out the attack and later posted a video which showed what it claimed was footage from inside the parliament building. Two assailants entered the west wing of the sprawling mausoleum, which houses the tomb of Ayatollah Khomeini .
Butt had been investigated in 2015, was known by neighbors to be an extremist and was featured previous year in a documentary on Britain's Channel 4 called "The Jihadis Next Door". They tipped off the authorities in Britain and Morocco about him, but for reasons that are still unclear he was not on the radar of British police and intelligence services before Saturday's attack.
Sixty-one militants, 20 members of the security forces and 19 civilians have been killed since Tuesday, when Maute rebels went on the rampage after a botched military operation to arrest Isnilon Hapilon, who the government believes is a point man for Islamic State in the Philippines.
The Liberal government made the announcement a day after Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said Canada would have to play a larger global role as the administration of U.S. Justin Trudeau's government plans to ramp up defense spending by more than C$10 billion ($7.4 billion) annually within a few years as the nation braces for a more isolationist U.S.
But Trump also says the US grieves and prays for innocent victims and for the Iranian people. Meanwhile, the European Union foreign policy chief Feredrica Mogerini condemned the attacks , offering condolences to the Iranian people.
Gargash also said further moves against Qatar were possible and warned against allowing Shi'ite Muslim power Iran to exploit the unprecedented rift between the mainly Sunni Muslim Gulf Arab states, some of which regard Tehran as a regional arch-rival.
Saudi Arabia aviation authorities on Tuesday ordered the closure of Qatar Airways offices and revoked its licenses, just a day after the government severed diplomatic ties with the tiny gas-rich emirate it accuses of supporting terrorism and Iran.
Dozens were injured, 18 of them critically, in the attack that started on the London Bridge, when three attackers swerved the vehicle into pedestrians then, armed with knives, rampaged through Borough Market, slashing and stabbing anyone they could find.
Butt - who also used the name Abdul Zaitun - is believed to have associated with the outlawed radical Islamist group al-Muhajiroun, co-founded by notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary . He was a keen supporter of Arsenal football club and had featured in the Channel 4 documentary , The Jihadis Next Door . Ten others, from the east London neighborhood of Barking, where Butt and Redouane had lived, are in custody.
Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said in a news conference late Tuesday, however, that Iraqi government military forces were trying to secure the border with Syria but had no plans to enter its western neighbor. The fact that the retaliatory actions have not been carried out yet was explained by the allied forces as their self-control, but they added that the response will take place if the coalition crosses "red lines".
Following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris Climate Agreement , China and the European Union (EU) have pivoted to working with state leaders to curb carbon emissions. "This is something we need to take action on, not because it will save money but because it is the morally right thing to do", said Rep. Chris Lee.
China urged the USA to stop selling arms to Taiwan and terminate any official exchanges so as to guarantee the development of bilateral relations. "The Chinese side has noted their irresponsible remarks and hereby expresses strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition".
In a rare and stunning move, ISIS released video from inside the parliament building while the attack was under way. A security guard was killed when gunmen burst into Tehran's parliament complex, while a gardener was killed when armed assailants entered the grounds of Khomeini's mausoleum in the south of the city, the ISNA news agency reported .
French President Emmanuel Macron later confirmed there had been a third French victim of the London attack. He added: "We are paying a heavy cost in these attacks". Australian Kirsty Boden was also killed after she ran towards people being attacked to try to help them, according to a statement released by her family .
Employees of Resorts World Manila complex return to work on Saturday, June 3, 2017, a day after a gunman stormed the crowded Manila casino in Pasay city, southeast of Manila , Philippines . A female guard at Resorts World Manila ran after him, to ask what he was doing there. Albayalde said the "high-roller" Carlos had worked in the Department of Finance but had been sacked because he had lied on official forms about unexplained assets and properties.
Saudi Arabia also accuses Qatar of backing Shia militants in Bahrain , having links with the Nusra Front, an al-Qaeda affiliate, as well as the Muslim Brotherhood and alleges it "promotes the message and schemes of these groups through their media constantly".
Backed by intense United States airstrikes and accompanied by beefed-up contingents of U.S. special operations troops, an armed force dominated by the YPG (People's Protection Force) Kurdish militia crossed into the eastern sector of the Syrian city of Raqqa Tuesday.
They cited the case of Holly O'Reilly, who tweets under the handle @aynrandpaulryan , who was blocked on May 28 after she posted a GIF captioned, " This is pretty much how the whole world sees you ". The new POLITICO/Morning Consult survey found that almost seven in 10 voters believe the president uses the social media platform too much and about 60 percent think his Twitter usage is a bad thing.
Garmback suspension was for the violation of a tactical rule related to how he approached the area where Rice was shot. "Patrol Officer Timothy Loehmann was found guilty of providing false information on his application for patrol officer, personal history statement ", the police said in a disciplinary letter.
After intensive searches and sweeps of the complete festival site by the police the suspicion of a potential terrorist threat has not been confirmed. Organisers wrote on social media: " Rock am Ring 2017 will go on!" "One person who is not of German origin and is known to the police as having links to the Islamist terror network had access to" backstage areas, police spokesman Wolfgang Fromm said.
This is what we know about the attackers. On March 22, five people were killed in London after Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a policeman outside Parliament. He said: "I looked on Twitter and saw one of the terrorists who had been shot by police and he looked 90 per cent like my neighbour - he was even wearing the same Arsenal shirt that I had seen him in at 5 pm that evening".
After the president told Comey he needed loyalty, Comey said the two looked at each other in silence. During the first meeting between the two men, on January 6 at Trump Tower in New York City, Comey informed Trump that he was not under investigation, and the president-elect later urged the FBI chief to go public with that information.