Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 09-01-2018

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Rouhani: US shamed itself by targeting Iran at UNSC
President Hassan Rouhani said Monday the United States shamed itself by trying to target the Islamic Republic at a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting it had called on the recent events inside Iran.

Zarif: Daesh still active worldwide
Iran on Monday warned against Daesh’s activity worldwide despite the terror group’s losses in Iraq and Syria.

Syria takes on two terrorist bastions
Syrian forces upped the pressure on two of the last terrorist bastions in Syria, with airstrikes in Idlib province and a move to break a siege near Damascus Monday.

Iran-Europe trade grows 61% in 10 months
Trade exchanges between Iran and the EU member states reached €16.6 billion in the first 10 months of 2017 showing a 61.6-percent increase compared to the amount for same period last year.

Trump to call on Pentagon, diplomats to ‘play bigger role’ on arms sales
The Trump administration is nearing completion of a new “Buy American” plan that calls for US military attaches and diplomats to help drum up billions of dollars more in business overseas for the American weapons industry, going beyond the assistance they currently provide, US officials said.

Seoul to put family reunions on North Korea talks agenda
South Korea will seek discussions on resuming reunions of separated families at this week’s inter-Korean talks, Seoul’s top delegate said Monday, as the North trumpeted the importance of achieving reunification.

Iran warns world to prepare for possible US JCPOA withdrawal
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said the US tried to destroy the nuclear deal last year and may destroy it in the coming days, warning the world to prepare for a possible US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iranian oil tanker burning off China’s coast at risk of exploding
An Iranian oil tanker ablaze off China’s east coast was at risk of exploding or sinking on Monday, as fears grew for 32 missing sailors amid warnings of a potential environmental disaster.

Zarif’s planned talks in Europe to focus on nuclear deal, not riots
Tehran rejected media reports linking an upcoming meeting between Iranian and EU officials to recent riots in Iran, saying the planned talks will focus on the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.

Tehran Times

Rouhani says U.S. abusing UN Security Council
President Rouhani on Monday lashed out at the U.S., saying the country is abusing the UN Security Council just because it has a permanent seat on it.

Iran-EU trade grows 61% in 10 months
Trade exchange between Iran and the European Union countries increased 61 percent in the first 10 months of 2017 from the same time in 2016, IRNA reported on Monday.

Child brides, sufferers of the lost childhood
Katayoon was playing with other girl children at the yard when her mother called her in.

Reinventing the wheel: Altering school breaks
The consistent air pollution disrupting the lives of citizens of metropolises in Iran during recent months has made officials to reappraise the idea of altering academic calendar for schools in some
parts of the country.

Quake-hit Kermanshahis rebuilding homes amid hope
Almost two months after the tragic magnitude 7.3 quake rocked the western province of Kermanshah, citizens have joined hands with those who volunteered to help rebuild homes.

Syrian army, allies score fresh gains in Idlib
Syrian government forces, supported by allied fighters from popular defense groups, have carried out fresh operations against foreign-sponsored Takfiri terrorists in the country’s northwestern province of Idlib, inflicting substantial losses on them and liberating more areas.

Rescue dogs training center in Karaj
A center for training rescue dogs is located in Mohammad Shahr, a city in the central district of Karaj county, Alborz province.

Tehran hosts West Asia security forum
Iran on Monday hosted the second version of the Tehran security conference on “Regional Security in West Asia: Emerging Challenges and Trends”.

All options on the table if Washington quits nuclear deal: Foreign Ministry
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that all options are on the table in dealing with Washington’s possible withdrawal from the nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.

Envoy urges former prince to clarify suicides in his family
Iran’s ambassador to London has said that Reza Pahlavi, the son of former king Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, must manage his own family affairs and answer questions about suicides in his family, instead of working against the Islamic Republic.

Zarif’s talks in Brussels to focus on JCPOA, not protests
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has rejected media reports linking an upcoming meeting between Iranian and EU officials to recent protests in Iran, saying the planned talks will focus on the 2015
multilateral nuclear deal.

Iran calls on world to be ready for possible U.S. pullout from nuclear deal
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday that the international community should be ready for possible U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint
Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).