Mizan Online, which is affiliated with the judiciary, attributed the toll from Wednesday's attacks to Pirhossein Kolivand, the head of Iran's emergency department. The authorities have released the name of five gunmen, Iranian citizens who were said to have fought in Mosul and Raqqa. On the streets of the capital Thursday, Iranians said they remained suspicious that Saudi Arabia had a hand in the attack.
As Coats repeatedly said that he would not answer their questions in public, he added that he would answer in a classified session. Members of the Senate intelligence committee wanted to know about news reports claiming Trump had asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Adm.
The ISIS terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. Saudi Arabia dismissed the accusation. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday attacks in Tehran by Islamic State that killed at least 17 people will increase hatred toward the United States and Saudi Arabia, state TV reported.
Acmad Aliponto, a 56-year-old court sheriff who decided not to flee the city, said while the fighters were well-armed, he believes they have little local support, and that the recent violence could turn more people against them. "That is true. That is one of the objects of recovery of the PNP". "We covered the mouths of our children". Almost 85,000 displaced people are staying in 38 shelter areas outside of Marawi City.
Collina said she had spoken to Italy's anti-terrorism police a year ago after her son was prevented from travelling to the Middle East, and that they were the ones to told her on Tuesday that her son had been one of the men who carried out the attack.
British police named Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba , 22, as one of the perpetrators of the June 3 attack, the third carried out by Islamists in Britain in as many months. The latest opinion poll, by Survation for ITV, had the Conservatives' lead over Labour narrowing to just one point from six points in the same poll a week earlier.
Tuesday was the deadline for Flynn to respond to the Senate committee. "We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead", their statement said. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power , according to an aide familiar with the requests. In fact, the response of the European powers to the Trump visit was to shift further from the anti-Russia policy of the U.S., exemplified in Putin's visit with French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday.
Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, have repeatedly said that Russia had not interfered in the internal affairs of foreign states. Sources close to the administration defended the meetings to the Times, citing those causes. The Trump-Kushner relationship is "showing unmistakable signs of strain", the Times reported in an article published Monday on its front page.
About 50 others were wounded. All of those who died in the attack, which began at 21:58 BST on Saturday, have now been named. Police said earlier that witness accounts suggested he might have been thrown into the river. They said they were unaware of the other two men. "People who target innocent Muslims who have nothing to do with extremism or terrorism are playing into the hands of Islamist extremist terrorists", said Fiyaz Mughal, founder of anti-Islamophobic helpline Tell Mama ...
Trump's impeachment odds surged today in the wake of James Comey's testimony before congress in which the former FBI director alleged that Donald Trump tried to derail the FBI's investigation into alleged collusion between members of Trump's inner circle and Russian operatives.
The allegations were made shortly after SBU raided two Ukrainian offices of Yandex - in Kiev and in Odessa - to recover computer equipment as potential evidence. Asya Melkumova, a Yandex spokeswoman, confirmed the searches and told RFE/RL: "We have no information about reasons of today's SBU action". "SBU is accusing management and employees of Yandex.Ukraine of gathering personal data of Ukrainian users and transmitting it to Russian security forces", it said.
Baldwin says Corbyn has benefited from an absence of the kind of intense scrutiny normally applied to potential prime ministers because, unlike Miliband in 2015, "at the start of this campaign everyone thought Corbyn had a cat in hell's chance of winning".
Countries across the globe are increasingly faced with the same conundrum: How much credence to give to the president's Twitter musings when they deviate sharply from US policy? Qatar has vowed it will "not surrender" its foreign policy in a row with other Arab states over its alleged connections to extremism.
But he also testified that another member of the FBI's leadership team believed that Trump's conduct "will fall within the scope" of the Russian Federation investigation and was therefore "reluctant" to assure the president that he was not personally under investigation.
The Qatar airways website has been blocked in the UAE . In a clear disapproval of the ongoing standoff between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours Saudi Arabia and others in the region, worldwide agency Standard and Poors has downgraded Qatar's credit rating and put the country on credit watch with "negative implications".
Nine years later he became Labour MP for the London seat of Islington North, at the same time Tony Blair entered Parliament . After all, the country was only two years into a five-year parliament and May, after becoming prime minister last year, had repeatedly pledged not to hold new elections .
The BBC reported that 76 seats appeared too close to call. Jeremy Corbyn was greeted at the Labour Party HQ in London with a cheering crowd after the unexpected General Election results. "The Tories have been running a awful campaign - that is the single most important factor in this election so far", says Baldwin. Below is a running total for how many seats each party holds.
The revelations came as Comey delivered his much anticipated first public telling of his relationship with Trump , speaking at a packed Senate intelligence committee hearing that brought Washington and parts of the country to a standstill as all eyes were glued to televisions showing the testimony.
Lisa Nandy won in Wigan for Labour with 29,575 votes, Seema Malhotra held on to Feltham & Heston with 32,462 votes and Virendra Sharma polled 31,720 in his safe seat of Ealing Southall. The seat was previously held by Gisela Stuart who stepped down when the election was called late April. "If ... the Conservative Party has won the most seats and probably the most votes then it will be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that period of stability and that is exactly what we will do".
Qatar said it leads the region in attacking what it called the roots of terrorism , giving young people hope through jobs, educating hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and funding community programs to challenge extremist agendas. This is published unedited from the IANS feed. Iran is Saudi Arabia's regional rival, and the comments prompted angry reactions Riyadh and other Gulf capitals, culminating in the decision this week by six Arab states to break ties with Qatar.
Green co-leader Caroline Lucas said she could "hardly dare hope" that the exit poll was right, adding: "To be clear, Greens will never support a Tory government". Opposition Labour is projected to get 266 seats, with a gain of 34 seats. Home Secretary Amber Rudd , one of May's closest allies, barely held onto her seat of Hastings and Rye, after a recount put her just over 300 votes ahead of the Labour candidate.
I think she should go. A number of polls gave May and her party a 20-point lead when she called the election . Political commentators from all sides of the political spectrum agree that Mr Corbyn has conducted a better campaign than Ms May.
While May called for a snap election to form a "strong and stable" government, it seems the poll has produced a hung parliament . "If this result plays out, Corbyn has defied all expectations and denied Theresa May a majority ". They significantly underestimated the Tory numbers, putting David Cameron's party on 316 when it finally emerged with 331. "The margin of error on exit polls is typically low (LHS chart below) and at best it shows that Tories might just be able to get an ...
The Metropolitan Police opened a casualty bureau for those anxious about the whereabouts of people they know. Butt reportedly quoted the Koran in his final WhatsApp message three days before the attack. "The other [suspect], Rachid Redouane, was not known". Police shot and killed the three attackers , who were wearing suicide vests that turned out to be fakes.
Boden was among seven people killed in the Saturday night attacks. Police stopped Zaghba because he was only carrying a one-way ticket and a backpack, and they suspected he meant to reach Syria via Turkey to join ISIS. Separately, police investigating the London Bridge attack made three arrests in Ilford, also in east London , late Wednesday. The third terrorist recently identified in the London Bridge attack, Youssef Zaghba , once told Italian authorities while on his way to Syria: ...
Gargash called on Qatar to deal with individuals based in Doha with ties to Al Qaeda, who have United Nations sanctions issued. Egypt and Bahrain said in a statement published by the Saudi news agency that 59 people, including Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef al-Qaradawi, and 12 entities, among them Qatari-funded charities Qatar Charity and Eid Charity, were named.
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TOKYO ― Japan's parliament on Friday passed a law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate, clearing the way for the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in almost two centuries and the accession of his son, Crown Prince Naruhito, probably late next year.
Impeachment is political recourse against a president at the hands of the House of Representatives with no legal indictment necessary. Comey himself is a controversial figure. "Not in his words, no", Comey responded . "I took it as a very disturbing thing, very concerning", Comey told the committee. But he made no new revelations about any links between Trump or his associates and Russian Federation.
Separately, UAE Foreign Minister Anwar Gargash denied that Gulf Arab states were seeking "regime change" and accused Qatar of being "the main champion of extremism and terrorism in the region". Newspapers and television channels in the region have also been engaged in a war of words. UAE airlines Etihad and Emirates said all travellers holding Qatari passports were now prohibited from travelling to or transiting through the emirates.