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Iran’s Labour Minister Voted Out of Office

Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare Ali Rabiee has been voted out of office in an impeachment session in Parliament.

Iran Unveils New Policies to Restore Calm to Forex Market

Abdolnasser Hemmati, the newly-appointed governor of Iran’s Central Bank, unveiled a package of measures to rein in the recent turbulence in foreign currency market in Iran.

Rouhani to Appear before Parliament to Reveal “Truths” behind Economic Crisis

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has decided to go to the Parliament to respond to the lawmakers’ questions about the Iranian economy, planning to use the opportunity to reveal “truths” behind the country’s conditions.

Iranian Lawmakers Summon President amid Economic Crisis

After several failed attempts, Iranian lawmakers for the first time mustered enough votes on Wednesday to summon President Hassan Rouhani to answer their questions in coming weeks over issues related to his handling of the country’s struggling economy.

Gov’t under Pressure to Do More to Stop Rial’s Historic Plunge

The Iranian government is under great pressure to take more steps to normalize what the Central Bank calls “unusual” economic conditions, as the country grapples with a flagging economy and the national currency slides to record lows.

Hemmati Appointed New Governor of Iran’s Central Bank

Abdol-Nasser Hemmati, a former head of Iran’s Central Insurance, has been appointed as the new governor of the Central Bank of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran Gov’t Promises Transparency on Jamming Satellite Signals

Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi says his ministry has not issued any permission for blocking satellite signals, and is installing equipment in cities to show people which areas are influenced by jamming.

Iran Leader Discusses Economic Woes with President, Cabinet

Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has summoned President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet members to discuss ongoing economic woes.

Iran President Urges Immediate Action against Corruption in Car Importation

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has called on the Judiciary to seriously deal with the recent offences and financial corruption in importing automobiles.

Iran to Implement “Comprehensive Plan” for Countering US Sanctions

The first part of a package of proposals developed by Iranian experts for countering sanctions the US administration is set to impose on Tehran was delivered to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday.

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