The Interior Ministry said he opened fire at the entrance to the site and tried to throw an explosive device. It is centered in the turbulent northern part of Sinai but has also carried out attacks in the mainland. The country has been under a state of emergency since April after suicide bombings struck two Coptic Christian churches on Palm Sunday. More than 100 Christians have been killed in Egypt in the past year - most attacks claimed by the local branch of the so-called Islamic State group.
It reportedly will feature "safe zones" for women keen on partying without have to worry about being grabbed by salacious strangers. The secure zone, staffed by the German Red Cross, will be set up for the December 31 celebrations at the capital city's famous Brandenburg Gate.
A university student, Mohammad Hasan Rezayee, told Tolo News that he had suffered burns to his face in the blast. Afghan Voice has Shiite links but there was no immediate claim of responsibility. "[This is ISKP's] 7th suicide bombing in the capital since 20 Oct, killing 130 people in total, making ISKP a larger threat in Kabul than Taliban for this period, at least", Borhan Osman, a senior analyst for the International Crisis Group, tweeted.
Police have beefed up security around churches during the Christmas celebrations. The attack on the church came a day after six Egyptian soldiers were killed in a roadside bombing in the Sinai. The exchange of fire ended with the gunman shooting himself. Authorities have shut off the area around the church. Egypt's Copts have in the past accused the authorities of making only token gestures to protect them and these incidents will not help calm tensions, our correspondent Radwa Gamal says.
Till now, Patel has not taken charge of the portfolios. Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel is said to be upset for having been stripped of three key portfolios - finance, urban development and petroleum. Former Bharatiya Janata Party president R C Faldu, who was inducted as a Cabinet minister, bagged agriculture and rural development, besides fisheries.
Russia's military intervened in Syria in September 2015 to shore up the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and combat jihadists, making Russian Federation a major target for such groups. Head of the FSB security service, Alexander Bortnikov, said the nation was alert to the possibility of jihadist fighters returning from Syria ahead of the tournament.
Timpf made the comments shortly before Alabama state officials certified Jones's victory , making him the first Democrat to be elected to the Senate in Alabama in decades. As for reports of voter fraud like those alleged by Moore, Merrill said that while around 40 cases remain active, "the four most serious charges that we've received have all been vetted and all been cleared" by his office.
A ministry official told CNN that the Lighthouse Winmore deported from the port of Yeosu in South Korea carrying refined oil which was then transferred to a North Korean ship in worldwide waters. "We are aware that certain vessels have engaged in UN-prohibited activities, including ship-to-ship transfers of refined petroleum and the transport of coal from North Korea", the official told CNN.
He was reacting to a query on reports and photographs of the Palestinian ambassador participating in the rally. Saeed, who was freed from house arrest in November by a Pakistan court, carries a bounty of Dollars 10 million and has been declared a global terrorist by the United Nations.
The document release was prompted by a lawsuit from conservative activist group Judicial Watch, which on Friday called for another investigation into Clinton's email practices. Weiner's laptop computer related to the Clinton investigation occurred as a result of a backup of personal electronic devices, with a small number a result of manual forwarding by Ms.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar today appealed to all political parties in the Rajya Sabha to support the government to ensure the smooth passage of Triple Talaq bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha yesterday. He also said that the Bill was being opposed for the vested interests. "With polygamy still in practice, abolition of triple talaq can not alone not help us", said 33-year-old Rizwana.
The city posted 122,900 jobs in November, up by 1,000 in October. "More than 30,000 of those jobs were created in the Chicago Metro area, so we need continued stronger growth statewide". Meanwhile monthly unemployment insurance claims rose slightly. From November a year ago, the number of employed residents was up by 1,021 from 58,697.
Harvey says the care dogs need in the winter is more than any other time of the year. That dog was underweight, with his ribs and spine showing, and the house was cold inside, Brown said. He recommended finding a video on YouTube or Facebook with instructions on how to build a shelter out of a plastic tub. Records show that Vallejo had several issues in the past with the animals.
So without a victor determined in the 94th District, the State Board of Elections is waiting for some signal from the judges who certified the recount that they will or will not take some action. "[Democrats are] trying to litigate their way to victory and try this case in the court of public opinion versus what the law says", said Del. Cox. Workers start to remove boxes from a storage room to recount the ballots during the Newport News 94th district recount on December 19, 2017 at City ...
Our dad is incredible and completely self-sacrificing. "There's always that family part of Christmas (where) there's always that work element as well, and I think together we had an incredible time", he said. But Samantha's latest clap-back was directed not at the media but at her sister's fiancé, Prince Harry . Grant and Markle have reportedly been estranged since 2008.
The National Weather Service in Topeka, Kansas is forecasting dangerously cold temperatures this weekend across Kansas. Wind chills will be around -15 to -25 at midnight Sunday into Monday. NEW YEAR'S EVE: Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. Wednesday was the coldest morning in the area so far this season, with temperatures as low as 2 degrees with a -10 windchill recorded about 6 a.m.at St.
Soon after, a line had formed at Clarkstown Town Hall with residents anxious to pay and reap the maximum deductions possible before the tax plan caps them at $10,000. "It's all politics all the time". The Democratic Governor is anxious enough about federal tax reform's impact on NY that he says the new law may be "unconstitutional" and his state may have to "restructure" its tax code.
President Donald Trump criticised China in a tweet on Thursday following multiple reports that Chinese companies have been secretly selling oil to North Korea . "If they don't help us with North Korea, then I do what I've always said I want to do", he added. "I have been soft on China because the only thing more important to me than trade is war", Trump said in an interview with The New York Times .
The incident began at 2:25 p.m. Friday near the intersection of E. San Antonio and Long Beach Boulevard. Authorities and the mayor of Long Beach said the shooting appeared to be a workplace homicide. Brad Johnson. In the footage, people can be heard saying they heard gunshots ring out. This story will be updated as more information comes in. Police officers, including SWAT team members have reached the scene in Long Beach, 32 km south of downtown Los Angeles.
Authorities are investigating whether the shooting on Thursday stemmed from someone making up a false report to get a SWAT team to descend upon Finch's home. Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston said police received a called of a shooting at around 6:15 p.m. The victim of the cop shooting has not yet been identified, but it was confirmed that he died at a local hospital.