Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 26-09-2013

Iran Daily


Rouhani, world leaders discuss ties, Int’l issues

President Hassan Rouhani met with his French counterpart Francois Hollande on the sidelines of the 68th annual session of the UN General Assembly in New York.


President to Americans:‘I bring peace and friendship’

President Hassan Rouhani has delivered his first English-language TV message to the American people in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.


Iran consoles quake-hit Pakistan

Iran expressed condolences to the Pakistani government and nation over the recent deadly earthquake in the country.


Esteqlal fails to score away goals

Domestic champion FC Seoul took a huge step towards becoming the fifth consecutive South Korean side to reach the Asian Football Confederation Champions League final after recording a 2-0 win over Iranian counterparts Esteqlal in Wednesday’s semifinal first leg.


Airlines face carbon verdict

A worldwide market-based tool will help the aviation industry meet its 2020 target of carbon-neutral growth.


FM continues talks with top diplomats in NY 

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his German counterpart Guido Westerwelle discussed Iran’s nuclear energy program and explored avenues for further expansion of bilateral ties in New York.


Israel fearful about Iran-US ties resumption

A senior lawmaker warned against Israel’s efforts to isolate Iran, saying Tel Aviv is afraid of the normalization of ties between the Islamic Republic and the United States.


Two indigenous air-based missiles unveiled

The Defense Ministry unveiled two domestically manufactured air-based missiles in a ceremony marking the national Sacred Defense Week.


Tehran, Baghdad play key role in Mideast security 

First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said Iran and Iraq can play an “important and influential” role in the establishment of peace, stability and security in the Middle East.


Tehran Times 


‘Iran expects to hear a consistent voice from Washington’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that Iran is prepared to engage immediately in time-bound and result-oriented nuclear talks to build mutual confidence and removal of mutual uncertainties about Tehran’s nuclear program with full transparency, but it expects to hear a consistent voice from Washington.


Pakistan scrambles to reach quake victims, death toll rising

Rescuers in Pakistan are striving to reach victims of a massive earthquake that struck the country’s southwest, killing hundreds of people, injuring more than 500 others and flattening thousands of mud-built homes.


Iranian and French presidents meet at UN, discuss ties, Syria crisis

French President Francois Hollande became the first Western leader to meet new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday.


Egypt shuts down Brotherhood newspaper

Egyptian authorities have shut down the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice newspaper in Cairo.


Saudi group campaigning against ban on women driving

A group of Saudi activists has begun another campaign for the lifting of a ban on women driving, urging women to get behind the wheel on October 26 in defi-ance, according to its website.


49% of U.S. citizens disapprove of Obama foreign policy: poll

About half of U.S. citizens disapprove of the way President Obama is handling foreign policy, a new high as he confronts a diplomatic opening with Iran and efforts to remove chemical arms in Syria, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.


Rouhani says he brings peace and friendship from Iranians to U.S. citizens

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday delivered his first English-language TV message to the people of the United States in an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour.


Iranian foreign minister meets counterparts in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with a number of his counterparts on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.


Iran, Iraq can take steps to help resolve regional issues: security chief

Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani has said that Tehran and Baghdad can take steps to help resolve regional and international issues.