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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 02-01-2018

Iran Daily

Iran exported 777m barrels of crude in 2017
OPEC member Iran exported 777 million barrels of crude oil in 2017, Oil Ministry announced in a statement.

Rouhani: People will deal with rioters, lawbreakers
President Hassan Rouhani said the Iranian people will deal with a “small and minority group” of rioters and lawbreakers exploiting the protests against economic conditions in a number of cities in recent days.

Hamas, Fatah warn Israel after vote for ‘sovereignty over settled expanses’
Hamas reacted strongly to a vote by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party to apply Israeli “sovereignty” to parts of the occupied Palestinian territory of the West Bank.

A competitive advantage for Iranian tourism in international scope
Given that the ancient city of Susa has a history of around 7,000 years, Iran is among the most ancient countries in the world.

Trump: US has gotten ‘nothing’ from Pakistan aid
US President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States has “foolishly” handed Pakistan more than $33 billion in aid over the last 15 years while getting nothing in return and pledged to put a stop to it.

Nuclear button on my table
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un warned the United States Monday he has a “nuclear button” on his table but offered an apparent olive branch to South Korea in a New Year message, saying he was prepared for talks and may send a team to the Winter Olympics there.

Minister: Enemies seeking to create insecurity in Iran
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the country’s enemies have been making every attempt to create insecurity in the Islamic Republic through provoking unrest and political protests.

New IRNA chief Hashemi takes office
New Managing Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Seyyed Zia Hashemi took office in a ceremony held at the agency’s headquarters in Tehran on Monday.

Tehran Times

Iranian minister says social apps restriction temporary
The restricted access to social networks in Iran amid ongoing protests against the government’s economic and social policies is a temporary measure, Information and Communications Technology
Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said on Monday.

Abolishing VAT for inbound tours on agenda
Iran’s tourism body is pursuing to waive a controversial value added tax levied on inbound package tours as the taxation is deemed a “serious threat” to the county’s budding tourism sector.

Hamas, Fatah warn Israel after vote for ‘sovereignty over settled expanses’
Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas has reacted strongly to a vote by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party to apply Israeli “sovereignty” to parts of the occupied Palestinian territory of the West Bank.

Trump’s crude move may further weaken U.S., Israel: Sydney prof.
Tim Anderson says the Saud regime has moved closer than ever to Israel during its failing wars
on multiple Arab countries.

4 deputies wounded, 1 dead in Colorado attack
The United States authorities in suburban Denver were investigating what led a 37-year-old man to fire more than 100 rounds in his apartment on sheriff’s deputies, killing one and injuring four others.

Rouhani says protests are opportunity
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the protests are actually an opportunity to notice the problems and find solutions for them.

Trump brings ‘regime change’ triangle to full exposure in new support for riots in Iran
On Monday U.S. President Donald Trump exposed his full weight behind a sinister triangle that is pushing for regime change in Iran.

Washington intends to destabilize Iran: Boroujerdi
The policy of the United States and the Zionist regime is misusing the protest rallies in Iran to destabilize Iran, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Monday.

Defense chief: Public demands can be met in peaceful climate
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said on Monday that “national unity and integrity” are required to foil enemies’ plots, noting that the demands by protestors can be fulfilled in a secure atmosphere.

U.S., allies seeking to destabilize Iran: advisor
Yadollah Javani, advisor to the Supreme Leader’s representative at the IRGC, has warned that the U.S., Israel and their allies in the region are hatching plots to foment insecurity and instability in Iran.

Interior Ministry says not to restrict legal rallies
Bahram Sarmast, director general of the political department at the Interior Ministry, said on Monday that it is not the ministry’s approach to restrict legal rallies or refrain from issuing permission in this respect.