Iran’s Supreme Leader tells parliament to pass law against money laundering

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader advised members of parliament on Wednesday to pass their own legislation to combat money laundering, decreasing chances that laws based on requirements by the global Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will be passed. "Some of these treaties have useful parts, it's not a problem," Aytollah

Polls suggest that Erdogan can lose parliamentary majority

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey could stage another election if the alliance between President Tayyip Erdogan's ruling AK Party and the nationalist MHP party cannot form a majority in parliament after Sunday's vote, the MHP leader said. Turks will vote on June 24 in presidential and parliamentary elections that will herald a

Turkey’s President Erdogan predicted to lose his parliamentary majority

By Middle East Affairs Predictions have President Erdogan losing his AK parliamentary majority in the presidential elections that he called for on June 24. As the president is wishing to change the structure of the government and switch Turkey to an executive presidency, June's elections are more than a year early than when