Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 02-11-2017

Iran Daily


Leader urges Iran-Russia action to isolate US
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday urged “joint action” by Tehran and Moscow to “isolate” the United States and confront its sanctions against Iran and Russia.

Airstrike kills 29 in northern Yemen
An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition killed at least 29 people and wounded 17 others in northern Yemen, a Yemeni health official said on Wednesday.

Deadly attack in New York branded ‘terrorism’ by authorities
An Uzbek immigrant accused of killing eight people in New York City by driving a rental truck down a riverfront bike path on Tuesday appeared to have acted alone, but the Halloween Day attack had all the hallmarks of terrorism, US authorities said.

Leader urges Islamic world to continue anti-Israel struggle
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has reminded the Muslim world of its “heavy responsibility” towards the Palestine issue, calling for a continued struggle against the Israeli regime’s occupation and aggression.

Moscow slams US ‘illegitimate’ sanctions against IRGC
Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), just like other unilateral moves, are illegitimate and contravene international law, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told reporters on Wednesday.

US State Department: Iran declined second Trump administration meeting at UN
The US State Department confirmed Tuesday that Iran declined a special high-level meeting with the Trump administration during the United Nations General Assembly.

Iran Air Force stages last day of drills
The Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) started the last day of its drills in the central province of Isfahan on Wednesday morning.

French foreign minister to visit Iran soon
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that he would soon travel to Iran to prepare a visit by President Emmanuel Macron.

63rd anniversary of Algerian Revolution celebrated in Tehran
The Algerian Embassy in Tehran celebrated the 63rd anniversary of the country’s 1954 revolution on Wednesday, in a ceremony held in the Iranian capital.


Tehran Times


Leader urges different methods in fight against Israel
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has described the battle against the Zionist
regime of Israel as a “sacred” one, suggesting ways to diversify the continued campaign against Tel Aviv.

Rosneft, NIOC agree to team up on $30b oil and gas projects
Russian oil producer Rosneft and the National Iranian Oil Company have agreed an outline deal to work together on a number of “strategic” projects in Iran together worth up to $30 billion, Rosneft’s head Igor Sechin said on Wednesday.

Israel won’t celebrate a second centennial in occupied Palestine: Hamas chief
The Israeli occupation of Palestine will not last for the regime to celebrate a second centennial of its
creation, the Hamas leader tells an international conference on the Palestinian cause.

Mustafa Prize to host OIC’s top science, technology award in Tehran
Mustafa Prize foundation is going to host the third edition of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s top science, technology award in Tehran in December.

Russia says U.S. sanctions on IRGC illegitimate
Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) are illegitimate and contravene international law, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said on Wednesday.

Norway’s ORG to conduct study on Iranian oilfield in Caspian Sea
The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and the Norwegian Offshore Resource Group (ORG) inked
a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in conducting development studies on Sardar-e-Jangal oilfield and the exploratory blocks of 24, 26 and 29 in the Caspian Sea.

Iranian Deputy Energy Minister attends press expo
Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Sattar Mahmoudi visited the Tehran Times pavilion at the 23rd press exhibition in Tehran.

Rouhani and Putin: Iran and Russia are ‘strategic partners’
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that Tehran and Moscow are “strategic partners”.

Leader: Iran-Russia co-op in Syria proved fruitful
In a high-profile meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran on Wednesday Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei noted that the experience of “good cooperation” between Tehran and Moscow in Syria showed that it is possible to achieve “common goals”.

Iranian, Russian military chiefs meet in Tehran
Major General Mohammad Baqeri, chief of the Iranian armed forces, met with his Russian counterpart Valery Gerasimov on Wednesday to exchange views on various issues including the latest developments regarding the Syrian conflict and the war on terrorism.