Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 03-10-2013

Iran Daily


US considering moderate Syrian military

The top US military officer took time Tuesday from an official visit aimed at allaying regional concerns about the US commitment to Asia in order to discuss ideas Pentagon officials are mulling for assisting armed forces in Middle Eastern countries such as Lebanon and Jordan, and training moderate opposition forces in Syria, wrote.


Global interaction constructive 

President Hassan Rouhani said that its government has taken great steps to promote ‘constructive interaction’ with the world in three stages in the past 45 days.


West mulls dropping enrichment demand

Western governments are considering allowing Iran to continue some uranium enrichment, as part of a possible deal to resolve a decade-old dispute that Tehran says it wants to reach within six months, a senior EU diplomat said.


US senate puts off anti-Iran sanctions 

A US lawmaker said the Senate will not impose a fresh round of sanctions on Iran until after the upcoming talks between Tehran and the six major world powers in Geneva.


Mourinho happy after chelsea win 

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho will have headed home from Romania in a better mood than when he arrived after Chelsea’s 4-0 demolition of Steaua Bucharest ‘cleaned up’ their Champions League mess.


MP: Iran-US direct Flights Will Help Iranian Expats

A senior Iranian lawmaker said the resumption of direct flights between Tehran and Washington will definitely facilitate the visits of Iranian expatiates residing in the United States.


European unemployment steady

Unemployment in the European Union was unchanged in August from a month earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, adding to hopes that joblessness might have peaked.


NYT slams Netanyahu for‘sabotaging’ Obama efforts 

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is trying to ‘sabotage the best chance’ to restore relations between the West and Iran, the New York Times said in an editorial following Netanyahu’s General Assembly address.


Total, Shell willing to resume operations 

Western giant oil and gas companies Shell and Total have expressed their willingness to resume operations in Iran.


Iran elected as UN first committee rapporteur 

Iran has been elected as the rapporteur of the UN First Committee on Disarmament and International Security shortly after Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu’s inflammatory speech against Tehran.


Proposals to foil Takfiri plots

A senior Iranian cleric has stressed the importance of strengthened unity among Islamic nations and ethnic groups to thwart the conspiracies of so-called Muslim extremists and hardliners.