Economics and Policy
Iran will stop paying monthly cash handouts to citizens who don’t need the aid, Shargh reported Sunday, citing a member of parliament.
Elsewhere in Iran, the country's new oil minister has said the country is being hurt by high oil prices.
Sudan earned at least $230 million in fees for the export of South Sudanese oil this year, official media reported Sunday.
Egypt’s premier said comments by International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde acknowledge that Egypt needs assistance.