The mausoleum is in southern Tehran , around 20 kilometres (12 miles) from the parliament building. Lawmaker Elias Hazrati said three assailants, one with a pistol and two with AK-47 assault rifles, raided parliament, according the state television website.
Sunni extremists, including the Islamic State group, despise Shiite-majority Iran and are at war with Tehran's proxies in Syria and Iraq . Wednesday's attack will therefore significantly boost IS morale, particularly as it is the first to have been carried out in Iran - the region's biggest Shia country and a relatively stable one at that.
Clark goes on to detail how a "project of this size and scale" must stick to a strict timeline or risk a $600-million one-year delay. On Tuesday, Clark sent letters to Horgan and Green Leader Andrew Weaver telling them the evictions are necessary as part of the road and bridge construction projects that are needed to divert a river in September 2019.
Trump on Wednesday said he meant to nominate a former Justice Department official, Christopher Wray, to replace Comey as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, confers with Chairman Sen. Trump understood, Comey said, "but then re-emphasized the problems this was causing him".
Turley says in an email that "the comments are grossly inappropriate", but that "we do not indict people for being boorish or clueless". The question of whether the president obstructed the Russian Federation investigation is expected to take center stage this week with Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill on Thursday.
Officials at one point urged people to avoid using public transportation until further notice. However, reports state an Interior Ministry source said a bomber had blown himself up on the fourth floor of the parliament building, where he was holed up.
British police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or the domestic intelligence agency MI5 before he and two others launched their attack.They rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge , then ran into the Borough Market area, and slit throats and stabbed people indiscriminately before they were shot and killed by police.Zaghba's mother, who is a convert to Islam, told police she was anxious about her son when she went to collect him after he was stopped at the ...
The event was scheduled five weeks ago as a review of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, but it quickly morphed into another chance for lawmakers to get some answers on the Justice Department's investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian meddling in the USA election.
These emergency calls were quickly followed by reports of multiple stabbings in the popular Borough Market area on the south side of the bridge. Seven people died on Saturday after three attackers rammed the van into pedestrians, before stabbing revellers in nearby bars and restaurants.
On Tuesday, May told a political rally in response to a question about Trump's tweets , "I think Donald Trump was wrong in the things that he has said about Sadiq Khan ". Speaking to the BBC on Monday, Mr Khan dismissed Mr Trump's remarks. Trump also lashed out at his own Justice Department for seeking a "watered down" version of the travel ban he signed in March instead of a broader directive that was also blocked by the courts.
The CNN report also stated it remained unclear whether the alleged hacks were linked to crime groups or Russian intelligence services. USA intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar , prompting a diplomatic crisis, CNN reported Tuesday.
Kim Guadagno in the November 7 election to succeed term-limited Republican Gov. Guadagno was announced as the Republican candidate by the AP shortly after, around 9:15 p.m. Chris Christie's (R) top staff members this November in the race to replace Christie as governor. Murphy, who served as USA ambassador to Germany under former President Barack Obama, significantly out-spent his opponents, loaning $15 million to his own campaign.
Early Wednesday, Trump announced his pick to succeed Comey at the FBI - Chrstopher Wray, a former Justice Department official who served as New Jersey Gov. USA intelligence agencies concluded in a report declassified in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign not just to undermine confidence in the US electoral system, but to affect the election's outcome.
The show was broadcast across the globe and proceeds from the concert will go to an emergency fund set up by the city of Manchester and the British Red Cross . She was joined on stage by music stars including Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Justin Bieber , Coldplay , Pharrell Williams , Robbie Williams and Take That for the show at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground.
Seven people lost their lives and 48 were wounded or injured after three attackers in a van mowed down a number of pedestrians on London Bridge and then stabbed many more at nearby Borough Market before being gunned down by police. Asked if Mr Trump's official trip to Britain will go ahead, Mrs May said: "Yes". The U.S. Conference of Mayors, which represents 1,400 communities across the country, also sent Khan an unequivocal message of support.
The mayor of London says he doesn't care about the repeated insults he has received from the president of the United States, asserting Tuesday that he "really couldn't be bothered about what Donald Trump tweets ". Khan's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet. "What Donald Trump did in response to the British tragedy was, again, I think, inappropriate for a toddler, much less the president of the United States", Rep.
Latin America's biggest economy has been stuck in deep recession for two years and is just now showing the first signs of returning to growth, although unemployment is at almost 14 percent. It was the most violent protest in Brasilia since anti-government demonstrations in 2013. Brazil's federal police say the construction works were overpriced by more than $ 260 million.
It was the third attack in Britain that ISIL, also known as ISIS, has claimed, after the bombing in Manchester and a similar attack in the heart of London in March. Entering the final day of election campaigning, Theresa May said she will change human rights laws if they "get in the way" of tackling suspected terrorists.
By its part, IS released a video with images of the attack on Parliament, according to all the signs, recorded by the assailants, which show moments of action inside the building, with a corpse lying in an office and an armed man who walks near the lifeless body.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has condemned the attacks in Tehran , saying "once against unscrupulous criminals have dragged many innocent people to their death". State TV news channel Irinn said seven or eight people had been injured at the parliament by four attackers. It is unclear how the attackers got past security checkpoints to enter the parliament building.
Assailants reportedly killed a security guard and wounded 12 other people, and a suicide bomber also detonated an explosive vest. Minutes after the Parliament attack began, two people blew themselves up at the mausoleum of Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic state , killing an employee and wounding four visitors, Efe reported.
The researchers' claim is controversial, however, because anthropologists are still debating exactly what physical features distinguish modern humans from our more primitive ancestors. This allowed them to determine that the fossils were about 300,000 years old, making them the oldest Homo sapien remains ever found. "This was a 'big wow, '" Hublin said.
Haley made waves on Tuesday with an impassioned speech in Geneva , in which she threatened that the USA might withdraw from the Human Rights Council if reforms aren't made to "reestablish the Council's legitimacy". In December, the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution by a vote of 14-0 that said Israeli settlements violate global law and are a major obstacle to achieving a two-state solution.
Putin said he didn't have knowledge of meetings between Trump campaign officials and the Russian ambassador. "That's why, in the grand scheme of things, we don't care who's the head of the United States", he added. And when asked about the 2015 dinner in Moscow during which he sat next to Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser, Putin claimed that he did not know who Flynn was until after the dinner.
The internationally recognised Yemeni government and Libya's eastern-based government, as well as the Maldives followed suit shortly after. Saudi Arabia then cited the false item as part of its reason for instituting a diplomatic and economic blockade against Qatar, the report said.
Police have identified the attackers as Youssef Zaghba , a 22-year-old Italian of Moroccan descent, Khuram Shazad Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistan-born Briton, and Rachid Redouane, a 30-year-old self-described Moroccan-Libyan dual national. Police say they have 500 ongoing terrorism investigations and are keeping tabs on 3,000 individuals suspected of extremism. "Saudi Arabia is a country itself which has experienced terrorist attacks and many lives have been lost as a result of that".
About five hours after the first reports, Iranian news agencies said four people who had attacked parliament were dead and the incident was over. In an unusual development, the group also released a short video that it said was taken by one of the attackers inside the parliament.
Qatar has recently emerged as one of the most important states for Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). Meanwhile, Bahram Ghassemi, the spokesperson for Iran's Foreign Ministry, took a neutral stance , saying June 5, "The solution to differences among regional countries, including the current dispute between Qatar and its ...
The announcement comes ahead of a Senate hearing where McCabe, among others, was set to testify. Wray now works for law firm King & Spalding, where he handles various white-collar criminal and regulatory enforcement cases, according to the firm.
But that is exactly what has happened in the case of the Iran attacks, whose locations included the country's Parliament in Tehran . The Islamic State group claimed the attacks, marking the first time it has taken responsibility for an assault in Iran.
He now works in private practice specializing in white collar and regulatory matters at King & Spalding law firm. After that ruling, Christie's office revealed that Wray had the phone. A GOP colleague was more cautious. U.S. President Donald Trump looks on as he hands out diplomas to Coast Guard cadets at the commencement ceremony at the U.S.
The lower forecast takes into account OPEC's May 25 announcement regarding the extension of its production cuts. "The persistent supply surplus, doubts about the OPEC deal's effectiveness and the revived US shale boom remain the dominant themes", said Norbert Ruecker, head of commodities research at Julius Baer Group Ltd.in Zurich.
Taking a look at polls, it looks like the Conservatives will win the General Election on Thursday with a Tory lead varying from 42% to 47% and the Labour running up with a variance between 35% to 40%, bookmakers' odds concur. "If you are a Conservative supporter but those things worry you, then don't do it. Vote for someone who will stand up for you and your family instead", he will say.
The American president on Tuesday held a phone call with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, in which they discussed fight against terror financing and extremism, according a White House statement. "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" he continued later. "We have moved from severing diplomatic relations to a comprehensive blockade of global conventions and human rights conventions, not only for Qataris but also for citizens of the Gulf ...
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Qatar's foreign minister, said the measures taken against the country were "surprising", according to the statement , which also cited the minister's interview with the BBC on Tuesday. Sheikh Hamad took over as Qatar's emir in 1995 and expanded his nation's presence on the global scene through negotiating hostage releases, briefly flirting with diplomatic ties to Israel, hosting a Taliban office and creating Al-Jazeera.
On Wednesday morning, Mandsaur collector Swatantra Kumar and superintendent of police O P Tripathi made a decision to turn up at Barkheda Pant village located on NH 79 to console the family of one of the five men killed in Tuesday afternoon's police firing.
Both men said they have never felt pressured from Trump's administration to intervene in investigations into Russian meddling into the United States election, contradicting reports that the President had previously asked them to downplay the probe.
It was Ariana Grande - whose concert the terror attack last month was carried out at - who stole the show for most viewers of the One Love Manchester benefit show, though . Over $2.58 million were donated to the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund during the concert. Backed by two singers and a guitarist, she delivered the song wearing all white, singing, "Throw your sticks and your stones, throw your bombs and your blows, but you're not gonna break my soul".
Eight officers fired an "unprecedented" 50 rounds at the three attackers, according to Mark Rowley, head of national counter-terrorism policing, who said that a bystander had also suffered a gunshot wound. Counterterrorism investigators searched two more homes on Monday and detained "a number" of people. An Australian was among those hospitalised, while a Spaniard escaped with light injuries.
As anger mounted in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , Qatar's foreign minister tried to limit the fallout. Al Qassemi, who previously wrote a column describing steps Qatar would need to take, said that the crisis will only escalate if Doha doesn't back down.
Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said the man had "never showed any sign of radicalization" before the attack. Castaner said the attacker was not known by the police before the incident, adding that it "is very hard to anticipate" attacks when they were staged by people who were not on the police radar.
The three suspects were shot dead by police officers within minutes after they drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge and then stormed pubs and restaurants, stabbing anyone in their path. Warner said Trump has had more than 90 days to review the procedures for admitting people from certain countries. Khan was widely praised for his quick and resolute response to Saturday's assault, which was claimed by the Islamic State militant group (ISIS).
During the show which was aired to millions of people on Sunday, Ariana said: 'I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for being here today. As well as a clip of himself trying to keep up with one of singer Justin Bieber's backing dancers, he Tweeted footage of the crowd leaving the show and wrote: "Manchester is our hope".
The video, circulated online, shows a gunman and a lifeless body of a man lying on the ground next to a desk. Soon after the parliament attack began, a suicide bomber and other assailants targeted the shrine located just outside the capital.
They accused the tiny Gulf state of harboring extremist groups and suggested Qatari support for the agenda of Saudi Arabia's regional archrival Iran . Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello said the ban took effect Tuesday, but there is no plan yet to repatriate the more than 200,000 Filipino workers in Qatar.
Although the attackers were also dead, authorities raced to determine whether they had accomplices, and prime minister Theresa May warned that the country faced a new threat from copycat attacks. If we don't get smart it will only get worse". Islamic State on Sunday night claimed responsibility for the attack via the militant group's agency Amaq.
Anticipation is building for testimony from fired FBI Director James Comey , not least in the White House , where the president and his aides worry the telegenic former law enforcement leader could inflict both political and legal wounds.
Jordan joined the pressure on Qatar, downgrading its diplomatic representation and revoking the license of Doha-based TV channel Al Jazeera . While the USA military has said it wouldn't change its posture at Qatar's Al-Udeid Air Base, Trump made a series of tweets calling into question his commitment to the peninsular nation.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican, has reiterated several times that he is "not a fan" of the president's tweets. He said that President Trump has a session first thing in the morning on infrastructure with governors and mayors and then has to do a speech for a conservative political conference.
Jim Himes of CT said on CNN's New Day. Since taking office, Trump has ordered temporary travel restrictions on people from several Muslim-majority countries, although the ban is now held up by federal courts. Asked if Mr Trump's official trip to Britain will go ahead, Mrs May said: "Yes". Trump-friendly websites, meanwhile, focused on the fact that later that evening, Drudge turned out to be right.