Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 12-11-2017

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EU commissioner to help resolve Iran’s banking problems
A senior European Union official has pledged to make efforts to help resolve banking problems hindering Iran’s trade with the 28-nation bloc.

Trans-Pacific trade deal advances without US
Countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have agreed on the core elements to move ahead without the United States, officials said on Saturday, after last-minute resistance from Canada raised new doubts about its survival.

Iraqi forces launch assault on last Daesh-held pocket
Iraqi forces launched an offensive on Saturday to liberate Rawa, the last remaining town under Daesh control, leaving the group’s self-proclaimed caliphate on the verge of complete defeat.

Trump, Putin agree political solution needed for Syria
US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin agreed a statement on Syria during a brief meeting at a summit in Vietnam on Saturday and Putin again dismissed allegations of meddling in last year’s US election.

President: Enemies seek to hinder investment in Iran
The enemies of Iran, the US in particular, seek to dispirit the Iranian nation and hinder investment in the country, President Hassan Rouhani cautioned, saying the US and the Israeli regime are angered at their failure in various plots against the Middle East.

Iran: Saudi Arabia is ‘the cradle of terrorism’
Iran said that “the cradle of terrorism” has been attempting to distort facts into their exact opposite version by accusing Iran of sponsoring terror and meddling in the affairs of regional countries.

Iranian pilot killed in military plane crash
A military aircraft operated by Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) crashed in the southern Iranian province of Fars, killing the pilot.

ACP demands IRNA, ICPI share experience
The Agence Congolaise de Presse (ACP) director general Saturday called for the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) and Iran Cultural-Press Institute (ICPI) to share their experience.

Iran: IAEA sole authority to verify nuclear commitments
Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations described the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as the only authority to verify the fulfillment of nuclear obligations, saying any claim about Iran’s noncompliance with the 2015 nuclear deal “lacks relevance and credibility.”


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Iran’s Chogan, Kamancheh closer to UNESCO tags
UNESCO will soon announce the possible inclusion of “Chogan, a horse-riding game accompanied
by music and storytelling” and “Art of crafting and playing with Kamancheh” proposed by Iran in the
world heritage list.

Saudis’ divisive policies to harm region: Iran
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia’s “divisive” policies will cause harms to the whole Middle East region.

Erdogan to Saudi regime crown prince: You don’t own Islam
In harsh but indirect remarks addressed to the House of Saud regime’s inexperienced Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said the Saudi regime official does not own the Islamic faith.

Human condition in Yemen is dire: Murphy
Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says “There has been less international media attention paid to the fighting and suffering in Yemen than has been the case in Syria and Iraq.

OPCW report ‘lacks credibility’: Iran’s Hague envoy
An Iranian representative addressed the 56th meeting of the OPCW Executive Council on Thursday and described the seventh report on Khan Sheikhoun incident as unreliable.

Iraqi forces go for last ISIL-held town near Syria
Iraqi armed forces have waged an offensive to liberate the western town of Rawah from the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Daesh) terrorist group, leaving the notorious terrorists on the verge of collapse in the country.

Saudi regime warplanes target Yemen’s Defense Ministry building in Sana’a
The House of Saud regime warplanes have conducted airstrikes on Yemen’s Defense Ministry and a nearby residential building in the capital Sana’a, local sources say.

The well-known Islamic scholar buried in Najaf
Marie Pier Walkman also known as Mariam Abou Zahab buried in Najaf a holly City in Iraq as she willed that.

IAEA sole authority to verify nuclear obligations: Iran
Iran’s Ambassador to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo says the International Atomic Energy Agency is the only authority to verify Iran’s fulfillment of safeguards obligations under its nuclear agreement
with world powers, the JCPOA.

Everyone should care not to play in enemy’s court: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the major powers, especially the U.S., seek to disappoint the Iranian people, stressing that “all should be vigilant not to play in enemy’s court”.

‘Preserving nuclear deal contingent upon Europe’s commitment’
Kamal Kharrazi, the head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Saturday that the U.S. has violated the spirit and text of the 2015 nuclear deal, adding preserving the agreement is contingent upon Europe’s commitment.

Embassy rejects Britain’s anti-Iran statement
The Iranian Embassy in London expressed surprise over claims made by the UK government about Tehran’s involvement in Yemen’s recent missile attack on Riyadh and criticized Britain for having provided the Saudi regime with weapons used against Yemeni civilians.

Al-Jaafari: Israel’s constant N-developments threatens security in Mid_East
Syria’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations Bashar al-Jaafari said that the West has supplied Israel with nuclear technology and worked to exclude it from international oversight by turning a blind eye to its possession of nuclear weapons.