US vote to remove Muslim Republican fails

US vote to remove Muslim Republican fails

Image copyright CBS Image caption Shahid Shafi is a trauma surgeon, city councilman, and Republican party delegate A Republican county official in Texas has survived a vote to oust him after several local party members took issue with his Muslim religion. The motion to remove Shahid Shafi from his position as vice chairman of the…

Calls to remove Saudi prince ‚a red line’

Calls to remove Saudi prince ‚a red line’

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSaudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir: „All we hear is leaks… show us the evidence.”Calls to remove Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman are a „red line”, the Saudi foreign minister has told the BBC, amid a global outcry over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Adel al-Jubeir…

Iran MPs vote to remove economy minister

Iran MPs vote to remove economy minister

Image copyright AFP Image caption Masoud Karbasian sought to defend himself in parliament, but to no avail Iran’s parliament has voted to remove the economy minister from office as the country battles an economic crisis. Masoud Karbasian was targeted by a no-confidence vote over problems in the banking system, tax regulation and his failure to…

Spain vows to remove ‚migrant razor wire’

Spain vows to remove ‚migrant razor wire’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A golfer hits a tee shot as African migrants attempt to cross into the Spanish territory of Melilla Spain’s new interior minister has vowed to do „everything possible” to remove the „anti-migrant” razor wire fences, which separate Morocco from the Spanish territories of Ceuta and Melilla. The tiny enclaves on…