Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 24-10-2017

Iran Daily


Rouhani: Iran’s military might deterrence against threats
President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran’s military might is a deterrence against possible aggression, warning the United States not to speak out against it.

Daesh ‘massacre’ in Syrian town before army’s recapture
Daesh killed 116 Syrian people, many summarily, in a central town in Syria retaken from the terror group by government troops over the weekend, the Syrian government and activists said Monday.

Catalan separatists vow disobedience as Spain standoff mounts
Catalan separatists on Monday threatened “mass civil disobedience” against the Spanish government if it fulfills its vow to depose the region’s secessionist leader to stifle his drive for independence.

Iran, South Africa FMs agree to boost political, economic ties
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane stressed the need for development of political and economic relations during a meeting in Pretoria on Monday.

Gov’ts, donors pledge over $200m for Rohingya
Governments and international donors pledged $234 million on Monday to help over 600,000 Rohingya people who have fled violence in Myanmar into neighboring Bangladesh over the last two months.

Britain: Absolutely no doubt Iran nuclear deal will be preserved
There is absolutely no doubt that a nuclear deal between Western powers and Iran will survive despite the United States’ decision not to recertify the deal, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Zarif: Iraqi forces at their home, do not wait for anybody’s order
Iranian foreign minister said on Monday that those who are fighting against terrorists in Iraq are at their home and do not wait for anybody’s order.

Iran regrets Iraq’s refusal to remove visa regime
As millions of Iranians are expected to travel to Iraq for upcoming religious rituals, Iran’s Foreign Ministry says the country regrets Baghdad’s decision to retain the standing visa restrictions between the two sides.

Strong quake hits southern Iran
An earthquake measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale rattled a town in Iran’s southern province of Hormozgan, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.


Tehran Times


Iran, S. Africa pen document on economic, banking co-op
Iran and South Africa signed a document on cooperation in banking, development and investment, biotechnology, nanotechnology, agriculture, transportation, fisheries, beekeeping and shipping,
IRNA reported on Monday.

Rouhani: Iran’s defense program is like most other states
President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran’s defense program is like many other countries in the world and no one has the right to object it.

UK firm to invest €1.8b in building cancer centers in Iran
International Hospitals Group (IHG), a UK-based healthcare services company, has signed a memorandum of understanding worth €1.8 billion with Iran to finance the construction of a network of cancer centers in the country.

TSE moves to bridge foreign investment gap
Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) hosted a conference on Sunday to attract more foreign capital via introducing foreigners to Iranian capital market and making Iranian firms aware of the pre-requisites for attraction of foreign investments such as financial transparency, compliance standards, feasibility
studies, business plans, and risk ratings.

Trump tells Europe to do trade with Iran
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he does not object to France and Germany continuing trade with Iran, despite his refusal to recertify the Iran nuclear deal.

Israel maintains robust arms trade with rogue regimes
Human rights activists are stepping up efforts to expose Israel’s long and covert history of supplying weapons and military training to regimes while they actively commit massacres, ethnic cleansing and genocide.

“Red gold” harvest in northeast of Iran
Farmers are harvesting saffron which routinely begins in Iran in mid-October and lasts until early November.

Zarif to Tillerson: Popular Mobilization Forces right at home
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday lashed out at U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for his call on the Popular Mobilization Forces to go home, saying “They are home.

‘Hamas officials’ visit to Iran proves failure of Saudi, Israeli policies’
Kamal Kharrazi, director of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Monday that presence of Hamas officials in Iran proves that the policies adopted by Saudis Arabia and the Zionist regime of Israel have ended in failure.

Fixed Equations of the United States and Europe towards the Nuclear Deal
“Simplifying the problem” is the most important skill that an individual or a group must learn in the face of the challenges ahead! The simplification of the problem means the arrangement of the fixed equations of that problem together and, consequently, the exact formulation of that.