Trump also issued a 90-day ban on all entry to the USA from seven Muslim-majority countries with terrorism concerns, including Syria.
Iran's Foreign Ministry has censured a recent "affront" decision made by the new USA government to restrict arrivals from the Islamic Republic and six other Muslim countries, vowing that Tehran would respond to the move in kind.
Well, just when we thought the ACLU had the loudest response to Trump's executive order banning immigration from seven countries in the Middle East and Africa for three months, threatening a lawsuit, Iran has made a much more sinister announcement.
Trump's order affects individuals from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Sudan.
A follow-up tweet promised a reciprocal response: "While respecting Americans & differentiating between them & hostile USA policies, Iran will take reciprocal measures to protect citizens".
"The recent decision [made by] the United States of America includes illegal and irrational expectations which are against worldwide law", the ministry pointed out. The official added that the Trump administration had been working on the order and its implementation for "many weeks" during the transition process, including consultation with State Department and Homeland Security officials.
The new order specifically bars Syrian refugees from entering the United States indefinitely, or until the president himself decides that they no longer pose a threat to the nation.
Albright: I'm 'Ready To Register As Muslim' To Fight Trump
At the Women's Global March last weekend, Albright declared: "If you force Muslims to register, we will all register as Muslims". Other human rights activists have pledged to fight Trump's so-called Muslim ban by standing in solidarity with Muslims.
Badlands tweets about global warming were by ex-employee
The next day the Park Service issued an apology , said it was a mistake, and appeared to regain its Twitter privileges. One read: "The pre-industrial concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was 280 parts per million (ppm)".
He said the ban was needed to keep out "radical Islamic terrorists".
"Identifying specific countries with Muslim majorities and carving out exceptions for minority religions flies in the face of the constitutional principle that bans the government from either favouring or discriminating against particular religions", he said in a statement.
Now Iran has blasted the ban as an "open affront to the Muslim world and our nation" and vowed revenge.
"We are required to ensure passengers have the required documents for entry into, or transit the countries they are traveling to", said spokeswoman Isabelle Arthur. The Iranian ban would remain in place until Trump's order is lifted. "Even if there are walls between nations, they must be removed", Rouhani said.
Of the countries targeted, Iran sends the most visitors to the United States each year, some 35,000 people. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized Trump after Trump had also announced the building of a wall on the Mexcican border.
"They have forgotten that the Berlin Wall collapsed many years ago". It also halts the issuing of new visas from the seven countries affected.
Wawrinka left the court for medical treatment before the third set began, returning with a bandage below his right knee. An hour later, Serena ensured had there'd be a ninth all-Williams Grand Slam final - and first in Australia since 2003.
The two people inside the trailer and the 82 passengers aboard the train were not seriously injured, officials said . UTA is interviewing employees in the case, Baron said, to determine if human error was a factor in the accident.
BMW and VW have about 12,000 workers between their plants in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Between them, foreign automakers employ tens of thousands of workers at their USA facilities.
Hat tip to Virginia Heffernan, who wrote Tyler Moore's New York Times obituary , who alerted JTA to this letter over Twitter. Coming into the role of Laura, she brought a lot of herself, and one thing she felt strongly about was her trousers .
Aberle said that Qualcomm did no such thing, and the company objected to Apple making false and misleading statements . The lawsuits come soon after U.S. regulators sued Qualcomm, alleging that the firm was guilty of market abuse.
The full spec sheet for the Ford GT is out, and the newest American supercar will be the fastest vehicle to wear a Ford badge. It's thanks, too, to the carbon-fibre supercar's incredible low dry weight of just 3,045 lbs.
Russian Federation had invited aides to new President Donald Trump, who has promised to work together on combating Islamic State. The two-day meeting between Syrian government officials and rebel fighters had a rough start on Monday.
According to Lilongwe High Court spokesman Mlenga Mvula, it will take a week for Madonna to hear the outcome of her application. She also has a daughter, Lourdes Maria Ciccone Leon, now 20, who she had with Carlos Leon.
For HAL , the company now has $3.29 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $152 Million current liabilities. Analysts had been expecting the fast food giant to report $1.41 per share in earnings and $6 billion in revenue.
Palace rallies Miss U support for Maxine
The grand finale will be hosted by Emmy Award victor Steve Harvey and will feature body activist Ashley Graham as backstage host. She explained that the flow of the pageant is faster this time as reported by ABS-CBN .
Why Did Apple Just File a Vaporizer Patent?
The details are a bit nebulous, as the patent only describes a "a substance that is to be vaporized or sublimated into a vapor". The e-cigarette is described in the patent having a cylindrical shape, thermal jacket and a body unit as well as a lid.
Brexit bill: Jo Stevens quits Labour front bench
Corbyn, but could not vote to trigger Article 50 as she still believed leaving the European Union would be "a bad mistake". Several other Labour frontbenchers are also considering their position. "I love being in the whips' office", she said.
New York Knicks 'determined' to move Carmelo Anthony
But New York, according to The Vertical report, are aiming to rebuild around second-year big man Kristaps Porzingis . Love has been playing really well this season, and he's now averaging a double-double in points and rebounds.
Joel Embiid Out Next Two Games To Rest Knee
Embiid is the 11th Sixer ever to win a Player of the Week award and the first since Thaddeus Young was honored on January 6, 2014. The Philadelphia 76ers and the Milwaukee Bucks collide at the Bradley Center on Wednesday night.
World leaders line up to talk, meet with Trump
Revealed last week at the Detroit auto show, the new Q5 is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S.by spring. And it's nice to see even the political left in this country are starting to understand that.