Today’s top headlines in Iran, 08-01-2013

Ayatollah Ali KhameneiToday’s top headlines in Iran include Ahmadinejad inaugurating Shahroud gas power station; a seven-day deadline for airlines to pay fuel debt to Iran’s Oil Ministry; Former Reformist Interior Minister remarks over releasing Green movement leaders that are being kept under house arrest and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei statements on enemies plot to prevent a massive turnout in the upcoming presidential election in Iran.

 

Ahamdinejad inaugurates two combined-cycle power plants

The Shahid Bastami power station in the city of Shahroud  and the Quds facility in the city of Semnan inaugurated by Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadineajd on Tuesday.

 

Iranian official: Seven-day deadline for airlines to pay fuel debt

The deputy Oil Minister, Alireza Zeighami announced that domestic and foreign airlines have a seven-day deadline to pay their debts to Iran’s oil ministry, according to agreements have been made between Oil Ministry and Civil Aviation organization.

 

Former Interior Minister: We will try to free Karroubi, Mousavi and Rahnavard

Former Interior Minister and high-ranking Reformist politician, Abdollah Nouri, in the course of a meeting with members of the Central Council of the Islamic Society of the University of Tehran and Medical Sciences of Tehran, stated that “we will try to free Mrs. [Mehdi] Karroubi, [Mir Hossein] Mousavi and Mrs. [Zahra] Rahnavard and [the other] political prisoners”.

 

Enemies seek to target turnout in Iran presidential election: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran’s enemies may try to prevent a high turnout in the upcoming presidential election in Iran by causing political, economic and security distractions.