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Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks "repugnant"

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard indirectly blamed the attacks, which killed at least 17 people and wounded over 40, on its regional rival Saudi Arabia, a close ally of Egypt. The attackers also took four people hostage on the upper floors of the parliament building, Tasnim reported. It was unclear when the five men returned to Iran ahead of Wednesday's attacks.



Rove: Trump 'Shot Himself 4 Times' With Travel Ban Tweets

If the Supreme Court takes up the case, it will focus like a laser on whether to pay attention to what the President has said about the travel ban. Reacting to the weekend terrorist attack in London , Trump doubled down on Monday, calling his order a "travel ban" despite contradictions from other White House officials and Justice Department lawyers.


Timeline: N. Korean missiles a test for new S. Korean leader

Timeline: N. Korean missiles a test for new S. Korean leader

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said what appeared to be surface-to-ship cruise missiles were fired from the vicinity of North Korea's eastern coastal city of Wonsan and travelled about 200 kilometers before falling into the sea. The US military has said it has "successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile target" in a test conducted amid concerns over the North's weapons program.



12 dead as ISIS attacks Iran Parliament, shrine

Trump condemned the twin attacks in Tehran which were claimed by the Islamic State terror group, but stressed that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote", Efe news reported. Iran's Sistan and Baluchestan Province, located in the southeast on the borders with Pakistan and Afghanistan, is home to the Balouch minority and has always been a hotbed of Sunni insurgents fighting the Shi'ite-led republic.


Cyclone Mora: Bad weather to linger today

Cyclone Mora: Bad weather to linger today

Three people died in Cox's Bazar and two people died in Rangamati district. Up to a million people are facing evacuation in Bangladesh after a powerful cyclone made landfall in the southeastern coastal region. The cyclone hit the Cox's Bazar-Chittagong coast on Saturday and reached Chittagong on Tuesday at around 6am, with a speed of more than 100 kilometers per hour touching Kutubdia of Cox's Bazar.


Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

Nearly 70 dead in al-Shabab attack on Somalia military base

In the aftermath, Puntland government deployed backup troops to Af-urur to repulse the al-Shabaab fighters but encountered stiff resistance following heavy fire exchange. Al Shabaab's insurgency aims to drive out African Union peacekeepers, topple Somalia's Western-backed government and impose its strict version of Islam on the Horn of Africa state.