At a news conference in Tehran , President Hassan Rouhani , a moderate cleric who has sought to open up Iran, said his victory Friday over a hard-line conservative challenger showed that Iranians had exercised a democratic choice. The Gulf Arab state previous year downgraded ties with Tehran after Saudi Arabia severed ties with Tehran after demonstrators angry at the execution of a Shi'ite Muslim cleric in the kingdom attacked Saudi missions.
British police and security services were also upset that Abedi's name was apparently leaked by US officials and published while British police were withholding it - and while raids were underway in Manchester and in Libya , where the bomber's father lives.
After meeting with the Supreme Leader, President Rouhani visited the mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran to renew allegiance to him and the martyrs of the Islamic Revolution and Sacred Defence and said: "We are committed to implement and realise the promises that we made to people".
The photographs taken from CCTV footage show a bespectacled Abedi, who has a small moustache, in trainers, jeans, black sleeves, a black cap and a black puffer waistcoat, over which the straps of his backpack can be seen. This is published unedited from the PTI feed. A British train company says that a station in Manchester damaged in Monday's bombing attack will remain closed for the foreseeable future.
Greater Manchester Police had arrested another man overnight on suspicion of terrorism offences as part of its ongoing investigation into the attack. What's happened in the investigation? Britain's top police officer for counter-terrorism said 11 men were held with more arrests expected. It came amid searches at a separate property in Cheetham Hill and an address in the Longsight area in south Manchester , while a road in Moss Side was evacuated by officers searching a home there.
McMaster, a decorated three-star Army general, was asked whether he would be concerned if an official on his National Security Council staff or elsewhere in the Trump administration sought a back-channel communications system with the Russian embassy or the Kremlin in Moscow.
A severe threat still means an attack is "highly likely", according to the scale set by Britain's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre. "The country should remain vigilant". A rucksack can be seen on his back, which detectives believe could have held the explosives that tore through crowds as they were leaving the Manchester Arena.
Greater Manchester Police chief Ian Hopkins and Neil Basu, the national coordinator of counterterrorism policing, urged people to contact police if they had information about Abedi's movements between May 18 and Monday night. Before kickoff, Prince William laid a wreath in memory of the victims alongside Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham. Arsenal fan Liz Johnson said she was "sad after what happened in Manchester".
Kushner discussed the idea with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak in December, as the Trump team was preparing its transition to the White House . Trump's first national security adviser, Flynn, was forced to resign after a series of false statements about his conversations with Kislyak. Mr. Flynn had told Mr.
He's spending time on climate. On October 2016, India became the 62nd nation to ratify the Paris agreement . Trump has a penchant for floating ideas to gauge reactions, so his conversations - if they happened - could be just that. In a third tweet , the president said he had no doubt he'll return to the USA loaded with "hundreds of billions of dollars". The 6 other member nations are planning to push Trump to change his policies on free trade and combatting climate change .
They said six soldiers died in Thursday's fighting. "The crisis shall not derail the ongoing Mindanao peace process", he said on Twitter and Facebook today. A police chief in the southern Philippines has said he is safe after President Rodrigo Duterte announced earlier that he had been beheaded . Enriquez has been in the job for about two months.
He summed up his journey in a rousing campaign-style speech to assembled US service members at the base, promising it would pave the way for "a lot of strength" and "a lot of peace". Meanwhile, President Trump , who in the past has exuded skepticism about climate change and threatened to pull the USA out of the Paris Agreement, tweeted on Saturday that he would make a decision about the climate accord next week.
Israeli officials have sought to draw distinctions between the Old City, where the Western Wall is, East Jerusalem , which includes areas surrounding the city, and the West Bank in general, though they were all captured at the same time in the same war.
Kushner attorney Jamie Gorelick says Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about the meetings. "He will do the same if he is contacted in connection with any other inquiry", the statement said. In a responding letter, Chaffetz said he still wanted any related documents that would be outside of the scope of the special counsel's investigation, and a list of documents found to be within the scope of the probe, by June 8.
Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, the host of the G7 summit, did not hide the existing gap on the crucial topic. President Donald Trump delayed the United States's commitment to fight climate change through an ambitious global agreement that his counterparts in the group of G7 nations eagerly adopted.
The party would be wise to take some lessons from his leadership, said candidate Lisa Raitt, who served in Harper's cabinet. Now, the party is ready to go forward with his successor. The Conservatives held power for nearly a decade under former Prime Minister Stephen Harper until the Liberals won in the 2015 general elections. "Look, one of the contrasts between the Prime Minister and myself is that we're a party of substance".
Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani ridiculed United States strategy in the Middle East , dismissing Donald Trump's summit with Arab leaders as "just a show" and insisting that missile tests will continue. Trump has also opted against an immediate move of the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a longtime demand of Israel. That's because Trump, while running for the White House a year ago, routinely bashed Republican candidates and Democrat Hillary Clinton for being " ...
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte , the authoritarian leader accused of overseeing death squads that have killed thousands , joked about government soldiers committing rape during martial law, Reuters reported . The militants have control of some government buildings, including a jail, which was seized on Tuesday , leading to the escape of more than 100 prisoners, including some Maute members.
Srinagar's central mosque remained shut and devotees were barred from offering prayers on the first day of the Ramazan fasting period. But thousands of mourners defied the security curbs Sunday to attended the burial of the rebel commander in his hometown amid anti-India and pro-Independence slogans.
The United States confirmed Sunday that North Korea has test-launched another ballistic missile, a move that ratchets up tensions over the North's quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the US. "Expressing his satisfaction, Kim said: "[It] should be mass-produced to deploy in all over the country like forests so as to completely spoil the enemy's wild dream to command the air, boasting of air supremacy and weapon almighty ".
The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials. Regarding Kushner, former FBI agent Jim Treacy said Friday: "If there is an investigation on anybody, would other folks around that person be of interest to the FBI as far as being interviewed?" Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump headed home early from President Donald Trump's worldwide trip, and the official line was that Kushner had worked on ...
MARAWI , Philippines (AP) - Philippine forces launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive out militants linked to the Islamic State group after days of fighting left corpses in the streets and hundreds of civilians begging for rescue from a besieged southern city.
Military experts believe the ICBM, when fully operational, would be able to cause mass-destruction on the United States mainland. North Korea fired an apparent ballistic missile that landed in the waters of Japan's economic zone Monday, South Korean and Japanese officials said, the latest in a string of launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the USA mainland.
The false information reportedly spurred the then-FBI chief to publicly declare last summer that the investigation into Clinton's emails was over. For the full story, see CNN and The Washington Post . It is not clear why Comey was not honest about the fake nature of the information in classified sessions with lawmakers.
Per Mertesacker said that his surprise masterclass in the FA Cup final was the ultimate vindication for Arsene Wenger's decision to trust him to play. Arsenal though confounded the critics with an excellent display, particularly Per Mertesacker, who was inspirational at the back. The goalkeeper, however, tried to adopt a positive approach and said the Chelsea players will try harder to win the FA Cup next year.