The US has feared Iran poses a threat to its immediate allies in the region - namely Saudi Arabia and Israel - and is sponsoring militants and terrorists in Syria and Lebanon. The 40-year anniversary of the Islamic Revolution falls in February this year. Pompeo said that such a launch would violate U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231, which adopted the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
The Pentagon said two us servicemembers, a Department of Defense civilian employee and one contractor working for the military were killed and three servicemembers were injured in the blast in the northern Syria town of Manbij. At the time, the president claimed the fight against the Islamic State was almost finished and that US allies could complete the job. But the Turkish leader said he believes Trump won't reverse his decision to withdraw .
Councils are arguing they should be financially compensated if they are forced to hold citizenship ceremonies on 26 January. "There are significant additional event and staff costs associated with holding citizenship ceremonies on a public holiday, which is why some councils sensibly choose to hold it on a weekday instead", Mayor O'Loughlin said.
Nine hours later, bursts of gunfire could still be heard from the hotel, despite a claim from Kenyan authorities that police had "secured" all of the buildings in the complex. "It is bad. What I have seen is awful", witness Charles Njenga told AP. Serge Medic, the owner of a security company who raced to the scene to help civilians, saw a severed arm in the street.
Former Brexit secretary David Davis told a press conference in central London that the prime minister's agreement could "ruin" future post-Brexit trade deals, but said that "There's an opportunity to win a brighter and better future not just to see off a hard present".
President Donald Trump paid tribute to college football champion Clemson for winning the national championship at a White House ceremony Monday evening. On Tuesday, Trump tweeted about how he treated the University of Clemson national football champions to a fast-food dinner at the White House . "It will be interesting", said Trump to reporters.