Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 20-11-2013

Iran Daily


Seize ‘historic opportunity’ to clinch deal

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif released a web video on a new YouTube channel on November 19, speaking of a ‘way forward’ for relations between Iran and the rest of the world, and calling for an end to ‘an unnecessary crisis’.


Many killed in blasts near Iran’s embassy in Beirut

At least 25 people including an Iranian official were killed and scores wounded in two bomb blasts in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.


Protesters, police clash in Cairo’s Tahrir

Police fired teargas to disperse a crowd of several hundred people in Cairo’s Tahrir Square on Tuesday, two years after 42 were killed in protests against military rule.


Oil prices slip on eve of Iran talks

World oil prices slid Tuesday on the eve of vital talks between major powers and key crude producer Iran over Tehran’s nuclear program, dealers said.


Iran-Russia children friendship week

Iran-Russia Children Friendship Week began Monday evening in Moscow’s Young Adults Public Library.


Iran, UK charges discuss diplomatic ties

Iranian non-resident chargé d’affaires Mohammad Hassan Habibollah-Zadeh and his British counterpart Ajay Sharma discussed initial steps for resuming diplomatic relations.


FM heads for Rome

Iran’s foreign minister left for a brief official visit to Italy Tuesday before he travels to Geneva where he will represent Tehran in nuclear talks with world powers.


Salehi joins student human chain around Fordo

Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi on Tuesday joined a human chain that students formed around Fordo nuclear site, in central Iran on the eve of the resumption of talks with world powers.


Washington has no specific expectations ahead of Iran talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to play down hopes that a deal between world powers and Iran on its nuclear program could be reached before the end of the week.


Speaker sympathizes with Russians over jet crash

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Tuesday extended condolences to the Russian people and government on a passenger plane crash in which dozens of people lost their lives.