Iran's Khamenei stands by Guard after unrest over downed plane

World Jan 18, 2020

Iran's Khamenei stands by Guard after unrest over downed plane

Iran's supreme leader threw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guard in a rare sermon on Friday after their belated admission that they had accidentally downed an airliner triggered days of street protests. In his first Friday sermon in eight years, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei also ...

Business Dec 29, 2019

Protesters shut down Iraq's Nassiriya oil field

Protesters broke into Iraq's southern Nassiriya oil field on Saturday and forced employees to cut off electricity from its control station, taking the field offline until further notice, a security source and two oil sources said. The oil field produces 90,000 barrels a day of ...