by | May 29, 2017 | 08:31

In a further dig at Iran's biggest rival in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Rouhani reiterated the Iranian assertion that Saudi Arabia had been behind the September 11, 2001 terror attacks in the U.S. The Trump administration in February sanctioned more than two dozen people and companies in retaliation for a ballistic missile test, warning it had put the Islamic Republic "on notice ".

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:29

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. Mr Kushner's troubles are only one facet of the crisis. But he has no plans to step down from his role as senior adviser or to reduce his duties, according to people close to him.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:30

Analysts said that test showed gave North Korea critical information on developing a re-entry vehicle for nuclear warheads and showed Pyongyang had a missile capable of striking the United States territory of Guam. Despite sanctions and pressure, North Korea has repeatedly vowed to further develop its missile and nuclear weapons program, viewing it as a deterrent against what it claims is Washington's hostile policy against it.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:25

A spokesman said the brother was aware of Abedi's attack plan and both belonged to the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack. "Whether he got that is between him and God". And since Trump took office, he and other Republicans have repeatedly expressed frustration with leaks within the USA intelligence community, particularly of damaging information about Trump and his associates.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:23

A Greater Manchester Police statement said: "We have made significant progress in this fast moving and complex investigation, working with the national counter terrorism policing network and United Kingdom intelligence partners and securing the arrests of 11 people who remain in custody".

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:25

Sources told CNN that the information led Comey to declare the investigation's termination without discussing the matter with ex-Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Sources tell CNN that Comey was afraid that if the fake intel leaked it would undermine the investigation and he would be forced to out intelligence sources in order to discredit it.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:23

Chaffetz then called on the FBI to release the memos "so the Committee can consider that question, and others" related to the Russian Federation probe and Trump's potential interference in the investigation. As a candidate, Trump vowed to pull out of the accord, which was negotiated during the Obama administration, claiming the deal would be economically disadvantageous to the U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:23

Rouhani says that Iranians are "waiting for this government to be civil" and that "hopefully, things will settle we could pass more accurate judgments". The legislation would impose mandatory sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. He made the remarks at a news conference with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in Riyadh.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:22

Three senators from both the Democrat and Republican parties introduced a joint resolution on Thursday, disapproving a part of the deal that was signed by President Trump during his recent visit to Riyadh. "At the end of the of Obama administration, the Obama administration decided against selling precision-guided munitions to the Saudis because there was clear evidence the Saudis were using U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:15

The city of Marawi has been wracked by violence since Tuesday night, when militants swept through the city. Malacañang on Saturday, May 27, defended President Rodrigo Duterte from criticism at home and overseas over his latest rape joke, this time made as he rallied troops to win the war against terrorists in Mindanao under military rule.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:15

After the reelection success of moderate President Hassan Rouhani , the comments from president Trump came thick and fast, saying that Iran has "fueled the fires of sectarian conflict and terrors". He called Trump's meeting with Saudi leaders "just a show" and declared it would not "have any political and practical value". "We hope that one day Saudi Arabia to hold elections to put an end to the hereditary rulers making the country much more powerful", he said.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:13

Kushner spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about creating that line of communication to facilitate sensitive discussions aimed at exploring the incoming administration's options with Russian Federation as it developing its Syria policy, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:10

The GOP health care bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), has come under fire for potentially ending millions of Americans' access to health insurance. One in six people in the US would live in an area where there are no insurers left or premiums would be so high that it would be unaffordable, according to the CBO report .

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:08

When asked about the two-state solution, Trump said he would not rule out any option, saying, in a break from decades-old USA policy, that he was "looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like". Israeli right-wingers celebrated US President Donald Trump's visit after he made no mention of the two-state solution, but a lack of specifics on how he would resolve the conflict with the Palestinians raised concerns .

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:08

But after the pomp of presidential travel overseas, Trump will return to Washington to find the same problems that have dogged him. Mr Trump told voters on the campaign trail he wanted to scrap agreements "contrary to the national interest", while repeatedly promising to strengthen the coal industry.

by | May 29, 2017 | 08:02

Iran's FM spokesman also said the United States and its allies " should know that Iran is a democratic, stable and powerful country " that promotes " peace, good neighborliness, and the creation of a world opposed to violence and extremism ".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:52

Some members of the network behind the Manchester Arena suicide bombing last week could still be at large, Britain's home secretary Amber Rudd has warned. Mr Corbyn told the hundreds at the rally that the SNP is "obsessed" with securing another independence referendum, while Labour is on the side of the majority of Scots who don't want a second referendum.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:51

Mr Khamenei said: "The stupid Saudi government thinks it can attract the friendship of enemies by giving them money". "This package of defense equipment and services support the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian threats", a White House official said as the United States announced the arms deal last week.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:53

It was unclear whether those eight were included in the military's count of civilian deaths. Since Tuesday, Philippines armed forces have been clashing with the local Maute group affiliated with Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), which has taken over large parts of Marawi on the island of Mindanao.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:46

The intelligence Comey knew was fake purported to show emails that said Attorney General Loretta Lynch would stop the email server investigation . As CNN wrote, that this information influenced Comey's decision-making demonstrates how Russians were able to impact high-ranking USA officials.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:44

What interests me more about his twisted logic is why he seemed to find so little to object to in the IRA's terrible bombing in Manchester in 1996, yet was eventually able to object to last Monday's atrocity (he began by describing it as an act of violence, and had to be pressed to admit it was terrorism).

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:46

The incident, which is still being investigated by the South Korean military and could be a false alarm, comes two days after the North test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea - the rogue regime's latest violation of United Nations. After that launch, the Security Council met to discuss tightening sanctions but there was no immediate concrete action. Pyongyang said it launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:44

Security Council resolutions. Seoul military officials initially suggested the item was a drone from North following the incident on Tuesday, before saying Wednesday that balloons carrying propaganda leaflets had blown in across the frontier, one of the most fortified locations in the world.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:41

In March, when North Korea launched four missiles at once, three of them landed within Japan's exclusive economic zone, which extends 200 nautical miles from Japan's coast. "We consider it a direct threat even today, the North Korean threat", Mattis said. With the nuclear threat from North Korea growing, Congress must fully fund America's missile defenses - our only true protection against this erratic, rogue regime.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:40

The fact that the Chief Minister himself is a Thakur hasn't helped in restoring amity between the two communities, especially when overzealous officials told the Mushahars, another Dalit group, to wash themselves with soap and use deodorants before Yogi Adityanath visited their Mainpur Kot village in Kushinagar district.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:42

President Donald Trump stands in front of a USA flag at Sigonella Air Force Base in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017 . Trump came under intense pressure during meetings with world leaders in Brussels and Italy on the issue. The agreement was entered into under the Obama Administration. Poor Donald Trump - low energy and exhausted! Sad! "His basis for decision is ultimately going to be what's best for the United States".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:43

Diane Abbott says she has changed her mind on the IRA since the 1980s - and likened it to changing her hairstyle. Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show , the host said: "In your career in the House of Commons you voted again and again around 30 times against anti terrorist legislation for different reasons".

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:34

The threat assessment has now been returned to the level it was at prior to the attack in Manchester, northwest England, and means soldiers who have been assisting police would be withdrawn from Britain's streets from midnight on Monday. Arsenal fan Liz Johnson said she was "sad after what happened in Manchester". The breach prompted the briefly stop sharing information about the bombing inquiry with the U.S.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:32

The family of one victim, 18-year-old Georgina Callander, said her life had been cut short by "evil, evil men prepared to ruin lives and destroy families". According to reports , Grande will return to Manchester , England, next weekend, where she'll headline a huge benefit concert. The stadium held a minute of silence for the bombing victims.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:34

A police statement didn't provide any details about why the man was arrested, but noted that the department's investigation of Monday's bombing after an Ariana Grande concert was "fast-moving". Manchester slowly returned to normal, though the damaged arena and adjacent Victoria train station remained closed. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins, said: "The change in the national threat level from critical to severe does not alter our response to Monday's horrific attack, which claimed so many ...

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:32

Tibisay Lucena, the National Electoral Council president, said late Tuesday that elections for representatives to redo the constitution would take place in late July and that elections for state governors and municipal mayors will be held December 10.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:34

He is the only person now in the White House known to be under investigation. The Post said the Russian ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, was surprised by the future White House aide's idea of a secret channel and passed it on to the Kremlin.

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:30

Patrick Millsaps , a Georgia dad of three daughters, penned a heartfelt open letter to Grande on Twitter this week-the letter has since racked up more than 21,000 retweets and 43,000 likes on Twitter. A child places flowers in a square in central Manchester on May 24 after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert which killed 22 people .

by | May 29, 2017 | 07:09

The criticisms, in a series of morning posts on Twitter, come as several U.S. news organisations have reported that the FBI's investigation into ties between Mr Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation is closely examining the role played by Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and close adviser.

by | May 29, 2017 | 06:56

Malacañang on Sunday brushed off "misguided" criticisms of President Duterte's martial law declaration in Mindanao . The little-known Maute group has staged similar, days-long sieges on Mindanao island but none on the scale of Marawi , where a martial law has been imposed since Tuesday.