Middle East

Iranians vote to elect new parliament amid uncertainty

Supreme Leader Ali Hosseini Khamenei says it is a religious obligation to vote amid concerns of low participation.

Gun trafficking at the US-Mexico border

With Mexico's murder rate at an all-time high and cartel violence rampant, Al Jazeera investigates how firearms are smuggled across the US border into Mexico.

Germany, South Korea see coronavirus dragging down their exports

Germany, South Korea see coronavirus dragging down their exports

Manufacturers in the two large economies are being hurt by their dependence on Chinese supply chains, consumer demand.

Spending, saving, socialising: What Asia's Generation Z craves

Spending, saving, socialising: What Asia's Generation Z craves

Asian teens are more willing to shop online, but also feel strongly about social issues according to a new study.

China's graduates are stuck without work as virus eats into jobs

China's graduates are stuck without work as virus eats into jobs

Companies in China are delaying hiring as the virus affects businesses and trade, leaving new job seekers in the lurch.

Japan's January inflation ticks up, but economic pressures remain

Japan's January inflation ticks up, but economic pressures remain

Japan's central bank may take additional measures to curb the economic effects of the coronavirus, its governor says.