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Islamic State claims attack at Iranian parliament

Islamic State claims attack at Iranian parliament

Rouhani retained power with a landslide victory over candidates supported by the hardline clergy and the Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), the country's most powerful security force in charge of ensuring national security. "I was shopping and suddenly heard shooting", said housewife Maryam Saghari, 36, who lives near parliament. I was very scared. There, four attackers, including a suicide bomber, killed a security guard and wounded four other people.



ISIS Claims Responsiblity for London Terrorist Attack

Law enforcement officials in major US cities said they were not aware of any threats but were on alert. "Defeating this ideology is one of the great challenges of our time". "Evil, evil people", he told The Guardian newspaper. Khan and Dick were briefly heckled by a man who called for more police to be put on the streets.


Percent Say Trump Interfering With Russia Probes

Percent Say Trump Interfering With Russia Probes

The White House is refusing to say whether Trump still has confidence in Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Comey's practice of documenting his meetings began after the first one-on-one. Because it was a one-on-one conversation, they decided, there would be no corroborating account. Comey said he made the request to the Acting Deputy Attorney General but hadn't received a reply.



How Qatar's contradictions fueled turmoil, hurt ties to Arab nations

The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf region since the 1991 US -led war against Iraq pits several nations against Qatar , which is home to some 10,000 American troops and a major USA military base. Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are getting "no US pushback" on human rights or on the Yemen intervention, he said, while " Egypt also feels off the hook with Trump, and is using the opportunity to fix ties with the Saudis, reinforce with the Emiratis and be more ...


Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

Trump defends tweeting as valuable tool

While a plurality of Republicans (36 percent) and Trump voters (41 percent) said Trump's tweets were a good thing, the share of those voters who said the opposite also grew. Sessions' decision to recuse himself from his post was based on a Washington Post report that revealed Sessions had met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during Trump's presidential campaign and how he neglected to mention that fact during the Senate Judiciary Committee's January confirmation hearing.


JK Rowling Reveals How She'd Like to Protest Trump's UK Visits

JK Rowling Reveals How She'd Like to Protest Trump's UK Visits

Khan spoke those words in a television interview Sunday in the context of reassuring Londoners about an increased police presence they might see. "No need to be alarmed ", he said . The attack raised security as a major theme of the general election , set for Thursday 8 June. "This is a man insulting our national values at a time of introspection and mourning", Farron tweeted.