Middle-East

Iran MPs vote to remove economy minister amid financial crisis

Iran MPs vote to remove economy minister amid financial crisis

Iran‘s parliament has voted to remove the economy minister from office as the country battles an economic crisis. Masoud Karbasian was targeted by a no-confidence vote over problems in the banking system, tax regulation and his failure to fix the economy. The move comes three weeks after Labour Minister Ali Rabiei was ousted in a similar process. President Hassan Rouhani‘s […]

Strong earthquake hits northwest Iran, killing two and wounding 241

Strong earthquake hits northwest Iran, killing two and wounding 241

A magnitude 5.9 near the Iranian city of Kermanshah, killing two and wounding 241, the Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday. The majority of the casualties were in the city of Tazehabad, northeast of Kermanshah, according to Tasnim. Be the first to know – Two aftershocks above 3.0 on the Richter scale were also recorded, Tasnim reported. The US Geological […]

America is waging ‘psychological war‘ against Iran – foreign minister

America is waging ‘psychological war‘ against Iran – foreign minister

GENEVA – America is waging a psychological war against Iran and its business partners, said on Sunday, according to the Tasnim news agency. "[America‘s] focus is on a psychological war against Iran and its business partners," Zarif said. Be the first to know – President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and […]

Iranian defense minister arrives in Syria for talks

Iranian defense minister arrives in Syria for talks

Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami arrived in Syria on Sunday for meetings with "senior defense and military officials" according to the Tasnim news agency. Iranian forces have backed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country‘s civil war. Be the first to know – "We hope to have a productive ," Hatami said on arrival in Syria, according to Fars News. […]