Iran's industry and roads ministers resign amid economic crisis fallout

Iran's industry and roads ministers resign amid economic crisis fallout

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has accepted the resignation of the embattled ministers of industry and roads, a statement on the presidential website said on Saturday. The president thanked industry minister Mohammad Shariatmadari and roads minister Abbas Akhoundi’s for their “selfless service” and “sincere efforts” during their tenures. The two reportedly handed in their resignations more […]

'Saboteurs': Non-state actors accused of killing and abusing Basra activists

'Saboteurs': Non-state actors accused of killing and abusing Basra activists

BASRA, Iraq – Since major protests erupted in Basra last July against corruption and a lack of services, demonstrators have claimed shadowy sub-state elements within the security forces have carried out targeted killings, kidnappings, threats and torture. Reports of these elements, apparently affiliated to powerful political parties and militias, have struck fear into Basra’s populace, […]

Sen. Kennedy discusses Middle East, #MeToo and more with Denham Springs high schoolers

Sen. Kennedy discusses Middle East, #MeToo and more with Denham Springs high schoolers

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) – A U.S. Senator traded a Capitol Hill committee room for a classroom Friday morning, meeting high school sophomores aspiring to enter public service themselves. Sen. John Kennedy stopped by an Advanced Placement American Government class at Denham Springs High School. The questions from students, and answers from the Louisiana Republican, tackled numerous stories […]

Duncan Hunter Once Said It's “in the Middle Eastern Culture” to Lie

Duncan Hunter Once Said It's “in the Middle Eastern Culture” to Lie

C-SPAN Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Rep. Duncan Hunter, the Southern California Republican facing a rocky reelection battle after being indicted for misusing campaign funds, has upped his Islamophobic dog-whistling in recent weeks in an effort to discredit his opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar. In a letter distributed to San Diego voters by the […]

Join Industrial Info for Middle East and Africa Oil & Gas Outlook Webinar

Join Industrial Info for Middle East and Africa Oil & Gas Outlook Webinar

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) is pleased to be presenting a complimentary webinar on the outlook for the Middle East and Africa Oil & Gas sector. The webinar will be held Tuesday, October 23, at 9 a.m. CDT (2 p.m. GMT). Industrial Info is tracking more […]

Box office sales exceed $500 million in Middle East

Box office sales exceed $500 million in Middle East

Box office revenue exceeded $500 million in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, according to a research by PricwaterhouseCooper (PwC), a professional services firm and the knowledge partner of the MENA Cinema Forum.This is about 1.25 percent of the global box office revenue of $39.92 billion recorded last year, up 3 percent from 2016, according to […]

Netanyahu threatens 'very painful blows' against Hamas

Netanyahu threatens 'very painful blows' against Hamas

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yesterday warned that Israel would strike Gaza with “very powerful blows” if the Great March of Return protests were not brought to an end. Speaking at the weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said: “Hamas apparently has not understood the message: if it does not stop its attacks, they will stop in […]

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