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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 17-08-2013

Tehran Times

 

Iranian parliament approves 15 ministerial nominees, rejects three

The Iranian parliament on Thursday approved 15 out of 18 individuals nominated for ministerial posts by Iranian President Hassan Rohani, including nominees for the key ministries of foreign affairs and oil.

 

Beirut bombing bears Israel’s fingerprints: Sleiman

Lebanese President Michel Sleiman has said that Thursday’s deadly bombing in the southern suburb of Beirut bears the fingerprints of the Israeli regime.

 

South Korea crude imports from Iran surged in July

South Korea’s imports of crude from Iran unexpectedly surged from a year ago in July.

 

Egypt carnage continues, dozens more killed

Heavy gunfire rang out in the heart of Cairo as tens of thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters took to the streets on Friday across Egypt in defiance of a military-imposed state of emergency following the country’s bloodshed earlier this week.

 

Bahrain prison riot leaves 40 injured

At least 40 Bahraini prisoners were hurt on Friday when security forces used batons, tear gas, pepper spray and stun grenades against inmates protesting over their conditions, an activist said. The Interior Ministry said security forces had restored order after a number of detainees rioted, Reuters reported.

 

India’s Independence Day commemorated in Tehran

A function was held at the Indian Embassy in Tehran on Thursday to commemorate India’s Independence Day, which marked the anniversary of the end of British
rule on the Indian subcontinent on August 15, 1947.

 

Iran should pursue proactive diplomacy: new FM

New Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic should focus more on proactive diplomacy.

 

Stop the repression, Iran tells Egyptian military

Iranian President Hassan Rohani on Thursday condemned the Egyptian military’s violent crackdown on civilians.

 

Salehi appointed AEOI director

In a decree issued on Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rohani appointed former foreign minister Ali Akbar Salehi as director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.

 

Stop the repression, Iran tells Egyptian military

Iranian President Hassan Rohani on Thursday condemned the Egyptian military’s violent crackdown on civilians.

 

Palestinians will reject ‘peace talks’: cleric

The leader of this week’s Friday prayers in Tehran has said that the vigilant people of Palestine will definitely reject newly resumed U.S.-brokered “peace talks” between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

 

Qalibaf will probably be reappointed Tehran mayor: source

Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf , who was a contender in Iran ’s June 14 presidential election , will most probably be reappointed as Tehran mayor by the Tehran Cit y Council.

 

Iran condemns deadly Beirut bombing

Iran has strongly condemned Thursday’s car bombing in the southern suburb of Beirut that left 24 dead and at least 335 more injured.