Most French firms ‘won’t be able to stay’ in Iran: minister

Most French companies hoping to continue doing business in Iran after the US imposes new sanctions on the country will find it impossible to do so, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Tuesday.

These companies “won’t be able to stay because they need…

Most French firms ‘won’t be able to stay’ in Iran: minister

Most French companies hoping to keep doing business in Iran after the US imposes new sanctions on the country will find it impossible to do so, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said Tuesday.

These companies “won’t be able to stay because they need to …

Iraq’s only Kurdish airline takes off with Europe flight

Iraq’s only Kurdish airline launched on Monday with a flight to Sweden, after years of delays owing to the Islamic State’s offensive in the country.Officials hope Fly Erbil’s take-off is a sign of changing fortunes in the autonomous region, which has s…

US-backed Syria rebels seize Captagon in IS drug bust: coalition

Syrian rebels backed by the US-led coalition have seized a massive drug stash worth around $1.4 million during operations against the Islamic State group, the alliance said Monday.Maghawir al-Thawra, a rebel faction trained by both the United States an…

Young Iraqis use innovation to make a living in oil-rich south

From a roving cafe to scrap metal sculptures, young Iraqis unable to tap into the country’s oil wealth are having to find creative ways to make a living.While their parents generally went straight into public sector jobs after graduation, the job marke…