Iran’s coverage: Iranian MPs push for cabinet reshuffle amid devaluation of national currency

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MPs urge President Rouhani to reshuffle economic team

Iranian lawmakers in a letter on Wednesday urged President Hassan Rouhani to reshuffle his cabinet’s economic team before the parliament takes any action.

Iranian president’s chief of staff sees possible cabinet reshuffle

The Iranian president’s Chief of Staff, Mahmoud Vaezi, raised the possibility that there would be some changes in the country’s cabinet posts in the future.

Iran says removing oil from market by November impossible

Removing Iranian oil from the global market by November as called for by the United States is impossible, an Iranian oil official told the semi-official Tasnim news agency on Wednesday.

Iranian referee, linesmen to officiate 2018 FIFA World Cup Brazil vs Serbia match

 Iranian referee Alireza Faghani together with linesmen Reza Sokhandan and Mohammad Mansouri will officiate the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup Group E match between the Brazil men’s national football team, nicknamed Seleção (The Squad), and Serbia.

US pushing allies to cut Iran oil imports

The Trump administration is pushing US allies to cut their oil imports from Iran to zero by November.

Iran Leader urges Judiciary to prosecute those disrupting economy

 The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the country’s Judiciary to take serious measures against those who disrupt the country’s economic security.

ATR gives up delivering planes to Iran: Report

Regional aircraft manufacturer ATR says it must give up delivering the remaining aircraft ordered by Iran because of new US sanctions and that it will try to reclassify 12 aircraft if it does not obtain a waiver.

US crude surges 3.6%, settling at $70.53, after State Dept says oil buyers must cut Iranian imports to zero

Crude prices surged by more than 3 percent on Tuesday after the U.S. State Department said it will require companies to cut all oil imports from Iran to zero by November.

Iran, Iraq standing up to Israel, US extremism: Velayati

A senior Iranian official says both Iran and Iraq are standing up to the Israeli regime and extremism of the US and some Western countries.

Not everything revolves around US: Zarif 

 Iranian FM Zarif was quoted by a senior MP as saying that not everything revolves around US, stressing that Washington is not the whole world and Iran can still continue its cooperation with other countries.