US media published reports on Tuesday about domestic violence allegations surrounding Shanahan and his family.
The Department of Defense announced Monday evening that 1,000 US troops are being sent to the Middle East.
Mohammad Morsi was the first democratically elected president in Egypt.
A protest calling for Lam to quit over a controversial extradition bill said almost two million black-clad people joined Sunday.
Lieutenant General Hameed was the head of the Counter Intelligence wing in the ISI.
Iran has denied any role in the strikes on the tankers south of the Strait of Hormuz.
Shanahan said White House national security adviser John Bolton and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shared that goal.
Pompeo said the attacks on the ships are part of a “campaign” of “escalating tension” by Iran.
Abe’s Tehran visit comes at a time of increased US-Iranian tensions in recent weeks.
Abe’s trip, scheduled from Wednesday to Friday, is the first by an incumbent Japanese premier to Iran in 41 years.
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