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

Tehran Times


Egyptian army gives Morsi 48-hour ultimatum

Egypt’s powerful armed forces issued a virtual ultimatum to President Mohamed Morsi on Monday, calling on the nation’s feuding politicians to agree on an inclusive roadmap for the country’s future within 48 hours.


Iran’s quarterly non-oil trade exceeds $19b

Iran conducted $19.1 billion in trade of non-oil goods with other countries during the first three months of the current calendar year which began on March 21, Iran’s Customs Administration reported on Monday.


Neymar dazzles as Brazil conquer

Brazil won a record third successive FIFA Confederations Cup by handing world and European champions Spain their biggest defeat in a competitive match for 18 years with a 3-0 victory at a magnificently-loud Maracana.


New NSA leaks show how U.S. is bugging its European allies

U.S. intelligence services are spying on the European Union mission in New York and its embassy in Washington, according to the latest top secret U.S. National Security Agency documents leaked by the whistleblower Edward Snowden.


France: U.S. spying threatens free-trade talks

French President Francois Hollande demanded on Monday that the United States immediately stop its alleged eavesdropping on European Union diplomats and suggested that the widening surveillance scandal could derail negotiations for a free-trade deal potentially worth billions.


UN urging nations to accelerate antipoverty work

Some of the world’s key anti-poverty targets set for 2015 will not be met unless nations do more to achieve them, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Monday at the outset of a monthlong session of the organization’s main economic arm.


Saudi Arabia calls on EU to arm Syrian rebels

Saudi Arabia has called on the European Union to arm the Syrian rebels without delay, following similar action by the United States.


Ahmadinejad holds talks with Bolivian president in Moscow

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for the expansion of relations with Bolivia, saying that strengthening ties with Latin American countries is Iran’s unchangeable policy.


Tehran rejects claim of involvement in 2006 bombing in Iraq

Iran has rejected the claim recently made by a former commander of U.S. forces in Iraq that Iran was involved in the bombing of two Shia shrines in the Iraqi city of Samarra in 2006.


Iranian ambassador calls for better relations with EU

Iran’s ambassador to the EU has said the bloc should relax sanctions on Tehran in order to grasp a new “opportunity” to mend ties.


Verdicts issued in Kahrizak case

Verdicts have been issued against those convicted of involvement in the case of the Kahrizak incident, National Prosecutor General Gholam-Hossein MohseniEjei announced on Monday.


Iran, Russia may hold joint naval drill

The commander of the Iranian Navy says Iran and Russia may hold a joint naval exercise in the Caspian Sea.


Iranian ambassador calls for better relations with EU

Iran’s ambassador to the EU has said the bloc should relax sanctions on Tehran in order to grasp a new “opportunity” to mend ties.


MP criticizes foreign meddling in Egypt

A senior Iranian lawmaker took foreign interference in Egypt’s internal affairs responsible for continued crisis in the Muslim country.



Iran Daily


Ahmadinejad in Moscow For GECF Summit

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad arrived in Moscow on Monday to take part in the second summit of leaders of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) and hold talks with foreign counterparts including Russian President Vladimir Putin.


Morsi Given Deadline to Quit

Egyptian opposition gave the president a day to quit or face civil disobedience.


Eurozone Joblessness At Record High, Inflation Up

Euro zone unemployment was at a record high in May, but consumer prices rose in June for a second month in a row and staved off the threat of deflation in the bloc’s sickly economy.


IP Gas Pipeline Completion by Dec 2014

Pakistan Secretary Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources Abid Saeed has said that Iran-Pakistan (IP) Gas Pipeline Project would be completed by December 2014, Radio Pakistan website reported on Monday.


Brazil Humble Spain to Retain Trophy

Brazil humbled world and European Champions Spain with a crushing 3-0 win in the Confederations Cup final on Sunday, ending their opponents’ three-year record run of 29 unbeaten competitive matches.


Global Bonds, Stocks Tumble

Global bonds plunged for a second straight month in June, stocks tumbled and the dollar began to rebound as the Federal Reserve set a timetable for ending the stimulus that drove equities to record highs and debt yields to record lows. Emerging markets suffered, as China created a cash squeeze and protests turned violent from Turkey to Brazil, Bloomberg wrote.


Persian Gulf States Seek Cordial Ties With Iran

Bahraini foreign minister said the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) attaches high importance to cordial ties with Iran due to regional security and stability.


New Submarine Will Be Unveiled Soon

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the country’s new home-made submarine will be unveiled in the current Iranian year (started March 21).


MP Deplores Foreign Meddling in Egypt

A senior lawmaker said foreign interference in Egypt’s internal affairs is responsible for continued crisis in the Muslim country.


New Mega Projects Ready This Year

A senior Iranian official announced that several major projects will be unveiled in different scientific fields in the current Iranian year (started on March 21).


Global Gas Market Politicized

Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi criticized certain gas consumer countries for politicizing the global gas trade, saying the Islamic Republic supports fair gas prices.