Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 01-11-2017

Iran Daily


US plans to sow discord among Iranians
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that US administration’ stance on Iran’s historic nuclear deal is a plot by Washington to sow discord and divisiveness about the economic growth of the country among Iranians.

Iraq gains first foothold at Kurdish frontier
Iraqi troops deployed on Tuesday at one of the main land crossings with Turkey, gaining a foothold at the Kurdish-held frontier for the first time in decades.

Madani: Tech transfer, auto industry’s challenge
The main challenge facing Iran’s auto industry is to ensure that foreign carmakers, cooperating with domestic producers or about to begin collaboration with them, are committed to fulfilling the three main conditions stipulated in the contracts, of which the transfer of technology is the foremost.

Kremlin: Syria, oil on Putin’s agenda on Tehran trip
Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the Syria crisis and energy cooperation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei when he visits Tehran today, the Kremlin said on Tuesday.

Catalan leader says seeking safety outside Spain
Catalonia’s ousted regional president said Tuesday he traveled to Brussels to seek “freedom and safety” after Spain blocked his bid for Catalan independence and sought to bring charges against him that could put him in prison for decades.

Russia denies vote meddling after ex-Trump aides charged
Moscow insisted Tuesday there is no evidence it interfered in the 2016 US presidential election, after three aides to Donald Trump’s campaign were charged as part of an investigation into Russia’s alleged efforts to influence the vote.

Iran Air Force launches large-scale drills
Iran’s Air Force on Tuesday started maneuvers in central Isfahan Province recruiting the service of all the bases under its command throughout the country.

Iran begins construction of new atomic reactors
Iran broke ground at its Bushehr nuclear power plant on Tuesday for two more atomic reactors to generate electricity.

IRGC: Range of Iran missiles sufficient
Although Iran has the capability to extend the range of its long-range missiles, the current ones with a range of 2,000 kilometers are sufficient to fulfill the country’s purposes, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said.


Tehran Times


SEO aims to draw more global investors
One of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO)’s main goals are to attract more foreign investors to the country’s capital market through holding a series of international conferences to introduce this market, SEO Head Shapour Mohammadi told the Tehran Times in an interview on the sidelines of the 23rd Press Exhibition on Sunday.

Military chief: Iran will surely quit nuclear deal if sanctions return
Major General Mohammad Baqeri, the chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, said on Monday
that Iran will definitely quit the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) if sanctions return.

New round of Syria talks begins in Astana
A new round of Syria peace talks brokered by Iran, Russia, and Turkey has begun in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana.

Iran fulfilling nuclear deal commitments – IAEA chief
Iran is fulfilling its commitments under the nuclear deal with world powers and UN inspectors are facing no problems in their verification efforts, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) director-general said on Monday.

U.S. Treasury dispels rumors of Turkish bank sanctions over Iran
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said he did not threaten to sanction Turkish banks in a recent conversation with a senior government official, quieting rumors that had jarred that country’s markets earlier this week.

Iran to firmly respond to new sanctions, threats
Head of Iran’s Passive Defense Organization Brig. Gen. Gholamreza Jalali said the Islamic Republic of Iran should give a decisive response to new sanctions and threats.

Saudi Arabia to extract uranium for ‘self-sufficient’ nuclear program
The House of Saud regime plans to extract uranium domestically as part of its nuclear power program and sees this as a step towards “self-sufficiency” in producing atomic fuel, a senior official said on Monday.

Environmentalist Madani visits press expo
Renowned Iranian scientist and environmental activist Kaveh Madani, who serves as the deputy chief of the Department of Environment for international affairs, paid a visit to the Tehran Times pavilion at the 23rd Press Exhibition in Tehran on Monday.

More Iran-Britain talks planned for coming months
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that Tehran-London ties are at a good level and there will be more talks between the two countries in the coming months.

Work on nuclear propulsion system has started, Iran says
Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Monday that
Iran has put nuclear-propulsion system for vessels on its agenda as part of efforts to counter the anti-Iran U.S. moves.

Syria wants violation of Astana agreements addressed: Iran
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Monday that Syria has called for addressing violations of the agreements reached in previous rounds of talks in Astana between the government and opposition groups.