Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 08-07-2013

Tehran Times


Iran concerned about clashes in Egypt

The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Sunday expressing serious concern over clashes between rival Egyptian political groups and disapproved of the detainment of the country’s political figures.


No happy end for Cuba: Iran wins for second night in a row

Iran beat Cuba in four sets (22-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-22) in the FIVB World League on Saturday, leaving the home crowd frustrated and the home team at the bottom of Pool B with just one win from 10 games. Iran are now 4-4 after eight games.


Plane with 300 aboard crashes in San Francisco;two dead

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 with 307 people on board crashed and burst into flames as it landed at San Francisco International Airport after a flight from Seoul, killing two people and injuring more than 180.


Iran implementing water projects worth $3.5b in foreign countries

Iran is implementing water projects worth $3.5 billion in foreign countries, according to Iranian Deputy Energy Minister Alireza Daemi.


Scores missing after Canadian train explosion

Three people have died and at least 80 are missing after a driverless “ghost train” carrying crude oil, derailed and sparked several explosion in the middle of a small town in the Canadian province of Quebec.


Egypt mobilizes for more street protests

Egypt’s new leadership wrangled over the naming of a prime minister, as both the Muslim Brotherhood and their opponents called for new mass rallies Sunday, renewing fears of another round of street violence over the military’s ousting of President Mohammed Morsi.


Transfer of power to new generation now on Arab monarchies’ agenda

The recent transfer of power in Qatar, in which Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani abdicated in favor of his son, Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim, should be carefully analyzed in light of current developments in the Middle East as well as the structural requirements of Arab monarchies.


Police disperse thousands of Turkish protesters

Turkish riot police have fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse about 3,000 demonstrators who tried to enter a park adjacent to Istanbul’s Taksim Square, the heart of recent protests against the government of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


Solar plane lands in New York, completing U.S. journey

An airplane entirely powered by the sun touched down in New York City late on Saturday, completing the final leg of an epic journey across the United States that began over two months ago.


Iran, Russia navy chiefs discuss Caspian Sea security

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari and his Russian counterpart Admiral Viktor Chirkov discussed the security of the Caspian Sea in a meeting in St. Petersburg held on the sidelines of the International Maritime Defense Show from July 3 to 7, according to the public relations department of the Iranian Navy.


Iran’s economy has become stronger: Ahmadinejad

A ceremony was held in Tehran on Sunday to honor the efforts of the administration of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his two consecutive four-year terms in office.


Iran calls for respect for democratically elected governments

The interference of military forces in political affairs is not appropriate and democratically elected governments should be respected, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman has said.


U.S. Navy adds ships to boost presence in Persian Gulf

The U.S. Navy has boosted its force in the Persian Gulf with three more patrol coastal (PC) ships, the Gulf News reported on Thursday.


Iranian ambassador meets mufti of Uganda

The Iranian ambassador to Uganda, Amir Hossein Nik-Bin, met with the Mufti of Uganda Sheikh Shaban Ramadhan Mubaje at the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) headquarters, Old Kampala, on Thursday, the New Vision newspaper reported.


Iran, Comoros call for expansion of ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi called on Sunday for the expansion of ties with the African country of Comoros in various fields, including economic and cultural areas.



Iran Daily


Ahmadinejad Commemorated

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday said active role in global management coupled with domestic development are two necessary factors which will help Iran attain its proper status.


Second Victory For Iran

Iran beat Cuba in four sets (22-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-22) in the FIVB World League on Saturday, leaving the home crowd frustrated and the home team at the bottom of Pool B with just one win from 10 games. Iran are now 4-4 after eight games.


UNFPA Envoy:Iran Successful in Implementing Family Programs

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) as a UN organization is involved in promoting the right of every woman, man and child to enjoy a life of health and equal opportunity.


MPs to Probe Expulsion of Iranians From UAE

An Iranian lawmaker said the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission will pursue the expulsion of Iranian nationals from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Iran Stresses Adherence To Law in Egypt

Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Araqchi has underscored the importance of fulfilling the popular demands of the Egyptian nation through legal channels.


Dispute Over Egypt PM As Rival Demos Planned

The choice of Nobel Peace laureate Mohamed ElBaradei as Egypt’s interim premier hit opposition within the coalition that backed Mohamed Morsi’s overthrow, as supporters and opponents of the deposed president planned rival rallies Sunday.


US Policy Against Global Growth

A tapering of Quantitative Easing (QE) by the US Federal Reserve may hurt global growth, according to QNB Group.


NSA in Secret Spying Partnerships With Western States

The US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was staring at the logistical nightmare of escaping Russia for a safe haven in Latin America on Sunday after three leftist leaders offered him asylum in their states.


Turkish Police Fire Tear Gas at Istanbul Protesters

Turkish riot police fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday to disperse some 3,000 demonstrators who tried to enter flashpoint protest spot Taksim Square in Istanbul.


Iran to Complete Projects in Comoros

Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi stressed the importance of accelerating the implementation of Iranian projects in the African island nation of Comoros.


Rohani Underlines Ukraine, Sri Lanka Cooperation

President-elect Hassan Rohani extended a message to the Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovich, calling for expansion of all-out mutual ties.


Egyptian Figures Slam Ban on Iranian Channels

Recent western move to pull the plug on Iran’s satellite television channels including the alternative Arabic news network, Al-Alam has drawn fire from several Egyptian figures.


NAM, a Roadmap to Weathering Crises

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the organization of Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) provides a roadmap for weathering crises and insecurities.


Military Alert Against Potential Threats

A top military commander said Iran does not seek war with any nation, but will remain alert against potential threats.


Tehran, Beijing Call for Combating Cyber Crimes

Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar and Director of Shanghai Public Security Bai Shaokang have underlined the need for serious fight against cyber crimes.