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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 24-09-2017

Iran Daily

 

G-77 backs Iran nuclear deal after Trump’s rhetoric
Under the banner of the Group of 77 at the United Nations, 134 countries, have voiced support for a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six other countries following a tirade by US President Donald Trump against Iran and the deal at the UN.

Merkel, Schulz urge undecided Germans to vote
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, poised to win a fourth term in Sunday’s election, and her center-left challenger Martin Schulz urged supporters on Saturday to keep fighting for votes with a third of the electorate still undecided.

Rohingya influx into Bangladesh grinds to virtual halt
The flood of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has come to a virtual halt, Dhaka officials said Saturday, almost a month after violence erupted in Myanmar’s Rakhine state and sent nearly 430,000 people fleeing across the border.

Minister: Iran ‘needs no permission to boost defense power’
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Saturday the Islamic Republic will seek permission from no country to bolster its defense power.

Minister: Iran ‘needs no permission to boost defense power’
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Saturday the Islamic Republic will seek permission from no country to bolster its defense power.

French left stages street showdown over Macron reforms
Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied to a call Saturday by firebrand leftist politician Jean-Luc Melenchon to join a protest in Paris against French President Emmanuel Macron’s sweeping reforms of the labor code.

Afghan FM: Kabul ready for talks on shared water resources, refugees
Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani voiced his country’s readiness to cooperate with Iran in order to resolve disputes over the use of shared water resources and the issue of Afghan refugees in Iran.

President rings opening bell of new school year
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday rang the opening bell of the new academic year in the country during a ceremony in a school in the capital, Tehran.

Iran seizes trespassing fishing boat in Persian Gulf
Iran detained seven crew members of a fishing boat in the Persian Gulf for illegally entering the country’s territorial waters.

Larijani blasts Trump’s ‘most ridiculous’ talk
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani denounced US President Donald Trump’s recent rant against the Islamic Republic at the United Nations.

 

Tehran Times

 

Iran tests new 2000km-range missile
On Friday night Iran released footage of the successful testlaunch of its new ballistic missile, called Khorramshahr, with a range of 2,000 kilometers.

Trump’s UN speech sign of ‘weakness’, ‘frustration’: top cleric
Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Seyed Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly originated from his “weakness, frustration and anger”.

‘Iran able to attract $3.5t of investments in 20 years’
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif has said the country is able to attract $3.5 trillion of investments within the next two decades.

Sanders: U.S. backs anti-democratic S. Arabia but ‘puts down’ Iran
Senator Bernie Sanders has criticized Washington’s support for “incredibly anti-democratic” Saudi Arabia while pursuing a destructive policy toward Iran which just held elections in May.

China imposes limits on oil supply to North Korea
China is limiting its oil exports to North Korea to comply with new sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council last week, which include fuel import restrictions.

Rouhani rings back-to-school bell
President Hassan Rouhani officially marked the beginning of 2017-18 school year by ringing the bell of a school in Tehran on Saturday.

Larijani: Trump’s anti-Iran accusations ‘ridiculous’
Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Saturday denounced United States President Donald Trump’s recent bombast against the Islamic Republic at the United Nations.