Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 07-02-2013

Tehran Times

Iran will consider U.S. offer of talks if it sees positive changes: Ahmadinejad

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that Iran will positively consider the United States’ offer of bilateral talks if it observes positive changes in the U.S. actions.

NAM condemns Israeli airstrike on Syria

In a statement issued on Tuesday, Iran and other members of the Non-Aligned Movement condemned a recent Israeli airstrike on a defense research centre near Damascus.

Construction of Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline to begin soon: ambassador

The construction of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline will begin in the near future, the Pakistani ambassador to Tehran announced on Wednesday.

Tsunami kills at least ive in Solomons ater big Paciic quake

A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake set off a tsunami that killed at least five people in a remote part of the Solomon Islands on Wednesday and triggered evacuations across the South Pacific as island nations issued tsunami alerts.

U.S. keeps drone base in Saudi Arabia

The CIA conducts lethal drone attacks against targets in Yemen from a base inside Saudi Arabia, according to theNew York Times newspaper, including the attack that killed American-born Anwar al-Awlaki.

Iran offers Egypt aid package

Iran has offered to lend money to cash-strapped Egypt, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quoted on Wednesday as saying.

French troops kill ‘hundreds’ of fighters in Mali

A monthlong French offensive has killed “hundreds” of Islamist fighters in Mali, the French defense minister said, as his troops prepare to start withdrawing next month.

Iran’s strategy toward Palestine will remain unchanged: Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met acting Palestinian National Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo on the sidelines of the Organization of Islamic Conference summit on Wednesday and reiterated Iran’s support for the Muslim country.

Israel has no right to demand explanation about Argentina-Iran bombing probe: Argentine FM

Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman has said that Israel has no right to demand explanation about Argentina’s sovereign decisions, including its agreement with Iran to investigate the bombing of the Argentine Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) building in Buenos Aires in 1994.

‘U.S. should act to resolve Iran nuclear issue if it wants direct talks’

Iran said on Wednesday that the United States should take action to resolve the dispute over Tehran’s nuclear program if it was keen to hold direct negotiations with the Islamic Republic.

UK to approach Iran nuclear talks with updated offer

British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday that the UK would approach the nuclear talks between Iran and world powers in Kazakhstan with an updated and credible offer.

Judiciary chief says will reveal nature of deviant current

Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani said on Wednesday that he would reveal in an appropriate time the nature of the deviant current, the seditious movement, and the people who are behind economic corruption.


Iran Daily

IRNA Chief, Iraqi Envoy Meet

Managing director of Islamic Republic News Agency said on Tuesday that School of Media Studies, affiliated to IRNA, is ready to admit Iraqi students.

Call for Massive Turnout in Bahman 22nd Rallies

Some 155 out of total 290 members of Majlis on Wednesday issued a statement, inviting Iranian people to participate extensively in the Bahman 22nd rallies on February 10 to foil enemies’ plot against the country.

Israel Must Not Meddle In AMIA Affair

Argentinean Foreign Minister Hector Timerman said that the Israeli regime has no right to interfere in the proceedings of the AMIA issue underway between Argentina and Iran.

Trilateral Talks On Syria Planned

Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says the leaders of Iran, Egypt and Turkey plan to hold a meeting on Syria crisis.

Tehran, Dushanbe Discuss Anti-Drug Cooperation

Iran and Tajikistan said they are firm on broadening solid cooperation in the campaign against narcotics and drug-trafficking.

Seaplane Will Be Unveiled In Near Future

Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said the Islamic Republic will unveil a domestically designed and manufactured seaplane in the near future.

Kashmir Solidarity Day In Pakistan Embassy

The Embassy of Pakistan in Tehran observe d The Kashmir Solidarity Day in a function attended by Iranian and foreign participants.

Int’l Community Urged to Recognize Iran’s Regional Clout

An Iranian foreign ministry official said Iran has performed successfully in its plans to boost national security and regional influence, and called on the international community to acknowledge Iran’s growing power.