An Iranian military spokesman said the gunmen were trained by two Gulf Arab states and had ties to the United States and Israel . Some officials and the official government news agency IRNA confirmed the claim by the Ahvaz National Resistance umbrella group, which was created in 2005.
The incident threatened to derail the close security ties between Russian Federation and Israel. Russian Federation has said Syria shot the plane down shortly after Israeli jets hit a target in the area. Al Mayadeen also reported on Saturday that the Russians intend to close the airspace over Syrian territorial waters immediately after the end of the large military exercise that began in the area a few days ago.
Cruz, who was a legendary debater as an undergraduate at Princeton. "More armed police officers in our schools is not thoughts and prayers". Cruz drew O'Rourke's ire when he suggested that O'Rourke, in supporting protests of police brutality by National Football League players, favored burning the American flag.
But in tentatively agreeing to a hearing on Thursday, Republicans made a significant concession that suggested they were working to ensure that the session occurred after several days of uncertainty. In a tweet aimed at Kavanaugh shortly before midnight, Grassley said he was giving them additional time . Ford agreed that she will testify ahead of Kavanaugh, rather than her preference to appear after him, according to a source familiar with the talks who spoke on condition of anonymity, ...
Blasey Ford's lawyers on Saturday indicated they were open to her providing "her first-hand knowledge of Brett Kvanaugh's sexual misconduct next week", but the details of her potential testimony are still up in the air. As the back-and-forth continued late Friday and into Saturday, Republican senators on the Judiciary Committee began to grow tired of the extended talks.
In June a year ago, suicide bombers attacked parliament and the mausoleum of the Islamic Republic's founder Ayatollah Khomeini, killing 18 people. A soldier running past injured comrades lying on the ground at the scene of an attack on a military parade that was marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq.