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by | August 31, 2017 | 01:02

President Rouhani further said "We sent our Hajj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia this year.if they treat the Iranian pilgrims well, it will be a good sign for exploring the ways for resolution of mutual issues". "In 2013, [Iran's] GDP fell by nearly 6 percent per year, whereas in 2016 the country's economy showed an increase of about 4-6 percent", Sazhin said, adding that the fight against inflation also bore its fruit decreasing from an unofficial 40 percent to about 10 percent.

by | August 31, 2017 | 01:01

The princes toured the garden alongside the head gardener and another gardener who knew the Princess of Wales before meeting representatives from several of the organizations Diana supported in the final years of her life as well several charities that she had a close relationship with.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:56

Press TV has talked to Dr. Maung Zarni, non-resident research fellow at Genocide Documentation Center of Cambodia, as well as Denis Halliday, former assistant United Nations secretary general, to discuss Myanmar's continued military crackdown against the Muslim minority group .

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:55

That man told authorities he was with several family members inside a white van, but the van was submerged and it was not visible, the sheriff's office said . The driver was able to hang onto a tree limb and escape. It was too late for his family. "They were good kids". "He could hear the kids screaming, but couldn't push the doors open".

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:53

Meanwhile, it is also learned the Nigerian first lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari , too has left for Mecca from Nigeria to perform this year's Hajj . Mina is located between Mount Arafat and Makkah's Grand Mosque. Bangladeshi pilgrim Mohammad Nasser, 53, said the Grand Mosque housing the Kaaba is congested and busy, but believes overall the Saudi government has managed the crowds well so far.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:51

The US President's comments follow his declaration that "all options are on the table" after the North Korean missile flew over the Japanese island of Hokkaido. Deployed on U.S. Navy ships, SM-6 delivers a proven over-the-horizon offensive and defensive capability by leveraging the time-tested Standard Missile airframe and propulsion system.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:40

The lawsuit, which seeks to force Kalanick off the board and rescind his ability to fill two board seats, has caused shareholder infighting and complicated the CEO search. Some mutual funds have reportedly marked down their stakes in Uber in a sign that months of scandal were taking a toll on the private company's value of some $68 billion.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:35

You can go to any central Indiana Kroger store and scan the donation bar code while you check out. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has sent about 125 officers and 40 boats to Texas, rescuing more than 200 people , according to a news release from the Florida Governor's Office.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:25

The discussions are scheduled in week-long blocks, yet most of the 100-strong team of British officials didn't arrive in Brussels until mid-morning on Tuesday. To recall, the European Union has previously said that it will not discuss trade issues with the United Kingdom until three issues in question are resolved.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:25

The department will carry out the president's policy direction, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security. Stern wrote that Mattis "is doing exactly what Trump directed him to do in a recent memo " and noted that the defense secretary "is not suspending the ban or disobeying Trump , but simply following orders".

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:24

The government is planning to launch Rs 1,000 note, that was demonetized on November 8 last year, by December this year. RBI said just 8.9 crore pieces of Rs 1,000 notes or 1.3 per cent of the scrapped ones have not returned. But expectations of various quarters that sizable portion of the demonetised currency won't return has not been fulfilled. On the contrary, RBI spent Rs 7,965 crore on printing new currency notes in 2016-17.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:23

The airstrikes hit the road leading from the Syrian town of Hmaymah to the IS-held town of Albukamal further east, the report cited the coalition spokesman Colonel Ryan Dillon as saying. "In accordance with the law of armed conflict , the coalition will take action against ISIS whenever and wherever we are able to without harming civilians", it said.

by | August 31, 2017 | 00:16

The BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC ) said that in one hour, Mumbai recorded a staggering 70 mm rainfall, while it touched 100 mm between 8.30 a.m. Heavy downpour and strong winds left airport in the financial capital nearly crippled with long delays, forcing airlines to divert many flights to other cities or making aircraft to do go-arounds through the day today.

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:09

Konta fall of entryBritain's Johanna Konta , 7th in the world, fell Monday when she entered the US Open against Serbian Aleksandra Krunic , 78th in the WTA standings, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Open in 19 appearances. Konta, the seventh seed in NY, looked out of sorts on the Grandstand court, making 42 unforced errors before going down 4-6 6-3 6-4 to the Serbian.

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:04

Heathcote grew into one of the sport's go-to voices, the comedy as welcome as his common sense. Heathcote orchestrated the Spartans' basketball renaissance of the late 1970s, propelling Michigan State from an also-ran to a national contender.

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:06

The results for the bye-elections in Goa's Panaji and Valpoi, Delhi's Bawana , and Nandyal in Andhra Pradesh will be out within three hours, officials said. He said people of Delhi voted for his party because of the "clean politics" it does. The by-polls in Nandyal constituency in Andhra Pradesh was a battle of dignity between the ruling Telugu Desam Party ( TDP ) and main opposition YSR Congress Party , both taking the fight to the next level.

by | August 30, 2017 | 04:02

Vontae Davis has become a Pro Bowl cornerback during his time in Indianapolis , but he did not play up to that level last season as he dealt with various soft tissue problems all year. When the regular season schedule was unveiled, it looked as though the Rams drew a short straw in Week 1 with Andrew Luck and the Colts coming to town.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:48

They were forced to move into a hotel near downtown Houston. "We're really not having to search for anybody", Saunders said. "They're priceless. They can search an area faster and more efficiently than any human or any scientific tool", Wong said.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:48

Rep. Lou Barletta , R-Pa., officially announced his bid to unseat Casey, a two-term senator, on Tuesday. His entry into the race was widely expected after the AP reported last month that Barletta had relayed his plans to GOP officials and activists.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:29

Minutes after our interview, Ramos turned himself into authorities in the sheriff's department parking lot with Monroe County deputies walking him into the jail for processing. On Monday, Merritt said Harris also intends to file a lawsuit. Harris told WTKR news that he went to the white nationalist rally in Emancipation Park to protest the gathering and ended up exchanging words with some who attended the rally.

by | August 30, 2017 | 03:24

Maximum sustained winds remained near 40 miles per hour (65 km/h). The area of disturbed weather over Florida we've been watching for days has now moved into the Atlantic and now stands a good chance of developing into a tropical cyclone.

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:36

Pakistani political leaders, including opposition parties, have showed rare unity against the new USA policies and said the country would not surrender to any threats. He also assured fullest cooperation to Afghanistan and said that Pakistan could not bring the Afghan war into Pakistan. " Trump's threats are real".

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:38

For now, those who fled wait at Dallas recreation centers that have been transformed into shelters. Kese Smith, a spokesman for the City of Houston, said more than 1,500 people had taken shelter in the convention center Sunday night. Kennedy Elementary School, A.W. Spence Middle School and North Dallas High School, according to the district. Smith said the shelters were prepared to take on more evacuees as authorities rescued people from the rising floodwaters.

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:31

After the break, Worachit Kanitsribumphen was twice denied by last-ditch defending from the Malaysians, while Sasalak saw a menacing shot go wide. Tien Minh's next opponent in the round for the top four is No. "I'm not happy not to win the gold medal, but overall I'm satisfied with the performances of the players with the limited time we've been through".

by | August 30, 2017 | 02:32

He said that Harris County residents should help their neighbors who had become stranded during the record rainfall. Now the Cajun Navy is back to rescue Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas in the same manner. One of the rescuers, Clyde Cain, said some people are trying to take advantage of the bad weather. "We got a lot of people wanting to know if we can bring our guns down there", Cain said on Facebook, before adding, not entirely reassuringly, "We're here to rescue people, not shoot ...