Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 28-04-2013

Tehran Times


Next president must believe in resistance economy, confront enemy: Leader

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the next president must adhere to the principles of a resistance economy and must be brave enough to withstand the pressure being exerted on the country by the enemy.

U.S., UK chemical weapons claim is a barefaced lie: Syria

Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi says claims by the United States and Britain that Damascus may have used chemical weapons against foreign-backed militants are a “barefaced lie.”

Russia hails Hezbollah, says ready to cooperate with it

Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov has hailed the credibility of the Lebanese resist- ance movement Hezbollah, saying Moscow will cooperate with the popular movement.

Iran, Turkey holding high-level trade talks in Tehran

A high-ranking Turkish trade delegation comprised of both state and private sector officials began talks with their Iranian counterparts in Tehran on Saturday with the goal of boosting bilateral trade.

Iranian researchers manufacturing artificial heart

For the first in Iran researchers at the Medical University of Mashhad have started manufacturing an artificial heart, the university chancellor announced on Saturday.

China border dispute can be solved peacefully: Indian PM

India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday a dispute over an alleged incursion by Chinese troops deep inside Indian claimed territory can be settled peacefully and warned against exacerbating tensions.

U.S., allies setting stage for Iraq-like invasion of Syria: analysts

The United States and its allies are stepping up pressure on Syria by accusing Damascus of using chemical weapons against foreign-backed militants.

Mississippi man arrested in probe of ricin letters

A Mississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to the president and others has been arrested in the case, according to the FBI.

Austerity-weary Iceland votes in national election

Five years after Iceland’s economy imploded, austerity-weary voters looked set Saturday to return the parties widely blamed for the disaster to power.

Iranian scientist freed by U.S. arrives in Tehran

An Iranian scientist held for more than a year in California on charges of violating U.S. sanctions arrived in Tehran on Saturday.

Iran to unveil new ballistic, cruise missiles

Iran will unveil new ballistic and cruise missiles in the first six months of the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21, Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi told the Mehr News Agency on Saturday.

‘Iran waiting for Ashton’s call for resumption of nuclear talks’

On Friday, the Iranian foreign minister called on European Union foreign policy Chief Catherine Ashton to immediately announce the results of her negotiations with world powers engaged in nuclear talks with Iran in order to restart nuclear negotiations.

NAM calls on intl. community to help improve situation of Palestinians

In a statement read out at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Wednesday, Iran and other members of the Non-Aligned Movement called on the international community to help improve the unjust situation being experienced by the Palestinian people under the Israeli military occupation.

Iran’s system has been consistently vilified in U.S. media: diplomat

The first secretary of the mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations has strongly dismissed the claims about Iran’s internal affairs recently made in an article published by the Wall Street Journal.

Iran Daily


Ahmadinejad: Nation to Create Epic, Disappoint Enemies

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday that the Iranian nation is going to create an epic and bury the hopes of enemies.


Iran, Egypt Discuss Syria Crisis

Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi sent a delegation to Iran to discuss a proposal to establish a quartet to end the crisis in Syria.


FM: Iran Proven Partner for Neighbors

Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said the Islamic Republic has proven its trustworthiness and steadfastness to all countries, particularly its neighbors.


14 Planes to Join Private Airline

Iran Aseman Airlines (IAA) has bought 14 passenger planes from western companies to rejuvenate its fleet, Chief Executive Officer Kambiz Babaee said on Sunday.


Bahrain Arrests 22 Protesters

Bahrain has rounded up 22 people suspected of attacking security forces and blocking roads during protests, including in the lead-up to its Formula One race this month, police said.


Plans to Set Up N. Agriculture Center

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Fereidoun Abbasi announced that the country plans to establish a center to develop the quality and quantity of agricultural products through nuclear technology.


Europe’s Recession Expands

No company symbolizes German industrial might like Daimler, the giant maker of Mercedes-Benz autos and trucks.


UN Chief Calls on Int’l Community to Eliminate Chemical Weapons

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message on the Day of Remembrance for All Victims of Chemical Warfare urged the international community to intensify efforts to rid the world of chemical weapons and all other weapons of mass destruction.


Israeli Loses Credibility on Threats Over Iran

Israel has lost its credibility over both its ‘red line’ for Iran’s nuclear program and its threat of military action, and its room for unilateral maneuver is shrinking, a report said.


Air Defense Closely Monitoring Moves Along Borders

Iranian air defense forces are closely watching all moves inside and outside the country’s eastern borders and will not permit the enemies to make the slightest aggressive move against the country, an air defense commander said on Saturday.


Cmdr.: Enemies Seek Syria Fall Before Presidential Vote

A senior military commander said the enemies of the Islamic Republic want to overthrow the Syrian government before Iran’s June presidential election.


US Arms Deals Aim to Ignite Wars in Mideast

A member of Majlis said the United States seeks to sell arms to regional countries with the aim of starting a war in the Middle East and overcoming its economic problems.


Iran to Offer Proposals on Chemicals, Hazardous Waste

Iran plans to offer a package of proposals at a conference on conventions that govern chemicals and hazardous wastes at international level, due to be held in Geneva, Switzerland in May.