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Iran company finalizes deal with Boeing to buy 60 planes

Iran company finalizes deal with Boeing to buy 60 planes

A'laei said that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed between Aseman Airline and Boeing Company on March 19. Aseman would pay 5 percent of the sum and the remaining 95 percent will be financed by Boeing, the agency reported. Boeing, which is also building 80 planes for national carrier Iran Air, faces heavy criticism from U.S. lawmakers who say Iranian airlines have been used to ship weapons and troops to Syria and other conflict zones.



Amnesty bemoans cost of Gulf crisis on human rights

Russian Federation is "ready to try to do everything in its power" to help resolve the crisis, he said . We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during this Holy Month of Ramadan, but they can be addressed immediately. "I go home, I can't see my wife". The key American media house has gone on to write: "Still others suggested Qatar had become cosy with Iran , with which it shares a major offshore gas field, even as Qatari soldiers fight alongside Saudi troops against ...



British leader reaches tentative deal to shore up rule

May's office was forced to backtrack late Saturday after announcing that an outline deal had been agreed with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to form a government, admitting that talks were still ongoing. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she assumed Britain still wanted to leave the European Union and talks should start quickly. The Conservatives' ability to adhere to such a commitment if they are wedded to a parliamentary alliance with the DUP has been questioned.



Lavrov to meet Qatar's Foreign Minister

Pakistan government has reportedly ruled out the earlier decision of sending its 20,000 soldiers to Qatar amid growing concerns from UAE and Saudi Arabia, Radio Pakistan reported. President Donald Trump and its Arab neighbors that it supports terrorism . Qatar has rejected the accusations as "unjustified" and "baseless". On June 5, the countries cut diplomatic ties to Qatar and ordered all Qataris out within 14 days.



Theresa May announces partnership with Democratic Unionist Party

The Tories are on course to win 316 seats , down from the 330 they held previously and short of the 326 seats needed for an overall advantage. Still, add all the opposition seats to the Labour total and they don't get over the winning line either.


South African British Airways travellers to carry printed copy of e-ticket

South African British Airways travellers to carry printed copy of e-ticket

British Airways continues to work in restoring its computer systems following a huge power failure that caused a huge disruption worldwide for thousands of its passengers. "As long as an airline deals with outages in a sensible and customer friendly way, lasting brand damage is unlikely", he said. On Saturday night travellers spent the night sleeping on yoga mats spread on terminal floors after BA cancelled all flights leaving the London hubs, while disruption continued into Sunday with ...