Khamenei warns Iranian government about deception by European states

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, above, said Iranian officials should not let Europeans fool them. (AFP/File)
Updated 18 February 2019

Khamenei warns Iranian government about deception by European states

  • Khamenei said US hostility towards Iran is clear

DUBAI: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned his country’s government not to be deceived by European signatories of the nuclear deal with major powers, now under threat after a US withdrawal.
“America’s enmity toward Iran is obvious. Our enemies’ heart is full of enmity toward the Islamic Republic ... our officials should not be deceived by the Europeans ... don’t be fooled by Europeans,” Khamenei said, state TV reported.
Washington’s major European allies opposed US President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the deal and have been trying to salvage the pact.


Jordan set for third phase of public sector work resumption

Updated 30 min 44 sec ago

Jordan set for third phase of public sector work resumption

  • Public institutions should be ready to receive all employees over the entire week

DUBAI: Jordan’s third phase of work resumption in the public sector will begin next week, state news agency Petra reported.
Public institutions should be ready to receive all employees over the entire week, the report added, citing the Civil Service Bureau President Sameh Al-Nasser.
Some employees will be asked not to work from the office, such as those who have medical records, pregnant and breastfeeding, Al-Nasser added.
He also urged workers to comply with the precautionary measures set by the Ministry of Health and relevant authorities.