Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 11-02-2013

Tehran Times

Islamic Revolution marches on after 34 years

Millions of Iranians from all walks of life held rallies across the country to commemorate the 34th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on Sunday.

Bahrainis stage mass sit-in in Manama

Bahraini protesters have staged a mass sit-in in Manama to mark the second anniversary of their revolution against the ruling Al Khalifa family.

A majority of Iranians blame U.S. for sanctions, still support nuclear program: Gallup poll

The sanctions imposed on Iran over its nuclear program do not seem to have been successful at turning Iranian public opinion against the nuclear program and against the country’s leaders, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing a new Gallup poll.

1 dead in Kashmir protests after Guru hanged

One person was killed as protests broke out in at least two parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Sunday despite a strict curfew to prevent violence after the execution of a Kashmiri man convicted in a deadly 2001 attack on India’s Parliament.

Major powers ready to respond if Iran addresses nuclear concerns: Kerry

Major powers are ready to respond if Iran comes to February 26 nuclear talks prepared to discuss “real substance” and address questions about its nuclear program, Reuters quoted U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as saying on Friday.

U.S. proposal for direct talks is not sincere: Leader

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei announced on Thursday that the recent U.S. overture for bilateral negotiations with Iran was not made in “good faith” and insisted that the Islamic Republic “will not negotiate under pressure.”

‘Progress at Iran-5+1 talks depends on U.S. goodwill’

Progress at talks between Iran and the 5+1 group on the issues raised over Tehran’s nuclear activities will depend on the United States showing “genuine honesty and goodwill”, the Islamic Republic’s ambassador to Russia said on Wednesday, Reuters reported.

Iran, Sudan have decided to expand ties: report

Sudanese state news agency SUNA reported on Wednesday that Iran and Sudan have decided to expand their mutual relations and that Sudan expects more investment from Iran.

Iran, Senegal to reopen embassies

Iran and Senegal are set to reopen embassies after the resumption of bilateral relationship, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Saturday.


Iran Daily

Iran, Major International Player

Kyrgyz Finance Minister Olga Lavrova said the Islamic Republic of Iran is a major international player and the Iranian nation has safeguarded their liberty and independence efficiently, despite all pressure and difficulties.

No Retreat From Rights

Millions of Iranians staged mass rallies across the country to mark the 34th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution that put an end to the monarchy of the US-backed Pahlavi regime in the country.

Embassy Protests Deutsche Welle Misquotation

The Iranian Embassy in Berlin has complained to Germany’s international broadcaster Deutsche Welle for blatantly misquoting remarks by Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi about the US-engineered economic sanctions that have been imposed on Iran.

Iranians Continue to Support N-Program

Results of a recent opinion poll suggest that the majority of Iranians still support the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program while blaming the US for imposing sanctions against the country.

China Becomes Biggest Trader

China surpassed the US to become the world’s biggest trading nation last year as measured by the sum of exports and imports, a milestone in the Asian nation’s challenge to the US dominance in global commerce that emerged after the end of World War II in 1945.

Latest Air-to-Air Missile Test-Fired

Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Seyyed Mehdi Farahi said the latest indigenous air-to-air missile, Fakour (Wise) 90, has been successfully tested by Iranian forces.

Oman Frees 28 Iranian Fishermen

Twenty-eight Iranian fishermen who had been arrested by Oman’s Coast Guard for illegally entering the Arab country’s territorial waters have been released and are back in Iran.

Tehran, Ankara Cooperation in Anti-Crime Fight Vital

Turkey’s Interior Minister Muammer Guler said Tehran and Ankara should continue to cooperate in the fight against organized crime and terrorism.