Lebanon’s Prime Minister Hassan Diab has announced the resignation of his government following a similar move by several ministers.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu resigned from his ministerial posts as required by the indictment against him, he announced on Wednesday. Netanyahu has held the health, welfare, agriculture, and diaspora affairs portfolios, but someone who has been indicted for a crime cannot serve as a minister. There is no such rule regarding […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iraq President Barham Saleh submitted his resignation to parliament in protest against the nomination of Asaad Al Eidani to the premiership, Al Jazeera reported. According to Fars News Agency, Iraqi President Barham Salih announced his resignation on Thursday to open up for public choice after protests over unemployment and low-quality public […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The spokesperson of Iran’s administration dismissed speculation that President Hassan Rouhani is planning to resign. Speaking at a weekly press conference on Monday, Ali Rabiee denied any plans for Rouhani to resign, saying such an idea has been by no means raised in the administration. He added that First Vice-President Eshaq […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the rumors surrounding his resignation. Speaking to reporters on the sideline of today’s cabinet session and when asked about reports about his resignation, he said: “I wouldn’t have been here now if I had resigned.” Earlier, some local media had reported that the minister […]
Fighting back tears, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal.
Commenting on resignation of Iranian foreign minister, the spokesman of French Foreign Ministry said Tuesday that France is committed to the implementation of the JCPOA, which it will continue to support as long as Iran abides by all of its nuclear obligations. In response to the announcement of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s resignation […]
Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh is not resigning, a spokesman for his ministry said on Tuesday. Kasra Nouri, director of the Oil Ministry’s Public Relations, dismissed the rumors circulating in some media that Zanganeh had submitted his resignation, one day after Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced he was resigning. “Mr. Zanganeh will do whatever is […]
More than 150 Iranian lawmakers asked President Hassan Rouhani to turn down Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s resignation, while the president’s chief of staff has rejected reports that the president has accepted the top diplomat’s resignation. In comments on Tuesday morning, rapporteur of the Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said a group of […]
Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi has resigned. In a letter addressed to President Hassan Rouhani, Akhoundi announced his resignation and asked the president to accept his decision. This is while he had resigned on three previous occasions. Akhoundi said disagreements in urban redevelopment were the reason for his resignation. The letter, […]