Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 03-12-2013

Iran Daily 


US accepted Iranian enrichment

The former director of the US Intelligence Agency (CIA) said Sunday that in Geneva nuclear deal, Washington has accepted that the Islamic Republic of Iran has the right to enrich uranium.


Iran’s anti-drug smuggling measures fruitful

With the intensification of anti-drug smuggling measures, a major portion of illegal drugs which used to be transited through Iran is now being routed via other countries.


Zarif conveys friendship message to Arab leaders

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his tour on Persian Gulf Arab states is aimed at conveying message of friendship from Iran to regional states.


Tehran hosting Interpol workshop

The 3rd Interpol Regional Operational Workshop on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings has started in Tehran.


British envoy in Tehran

Britain’s new envoy to Tehran is to visit Iran Tuesday for the first time since a thaw in relations between the two countries which were severed two years ago, his Iranian counterpart said Monday.


Tehran Times 


European oil giants to talk terms with Iran

Oil Ministry officials from Tehran to meet executives from European oil companies and industry experts in London early next year to present the terms upon which they will be invited back.


Egypt intensifies crackdown amid protests against new draft charter

Police fired tear gas as more than two thousand students backing ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi entered Cairo’s Tahrir Square to demonstrate against July’s military “coup,” AFP reported.


Iran FM visits Qatar, brings message of friendship to neighbors

On the third leg of his tour of the Persian Gulf Arab states Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif landed in Qatar on Monday where he reiterated Tehran’s position that Iran prioritizes friendly relations with neighboring countries.


Ukraine: Protesters besiege government building

Thousands of Ukrainian protesters on Monday blocked entrances to the government building and called for the ouster of the prime minister and his cabinet, as anger at the president›s decision to ditch a deal for closer ties with the European Union gripped other parts of the country and threatened his rule.


Gazans protest at sea over Israeli naval blockade

Hundreds of Palestinian youth activists sailed from the shores of the Gaza Strip on Monday to protest at Israel’s restrictions on fishing in the seas off the Islamist-ruled enclave.


Israeli president briefed Arab leaders at Abu Dhabi Summit: report

Israeli president Shimon Peres has secretly addressed a number of Arab and Muslim politicians two weeks ago during a summit organized in Abu Dhabi.


Jailed prominent Bahraini activist denied early release

A court in Bahrain has refused to free top Shia activist Nabeel Rajab saying he is not eligible for early release from prison, a judicial source said.


We have to get everyone involved in campaign against drugs: Iranian minister

A b d o l r e z a Rahmani Fazli elaborated on Monday on his first 100-day in office as interior minister in the fight against illegal drugs.


Iranian FM discusses ties with Sultan Qaboos of Oman

Sultan Qaboos Bin Said of Oman has received a message from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani about the good relations binding the two friendly countries and means of promoting them in various fields, in addition to a number of issues of common concern, according to Oman News Agency.


British envoy to arrive in Tehran today

Britain’s non-resident charge d’affaires to Iran, Ajay Sharma, is scheduled to arrive in Tehran today, an Iranian diplomat announced on Monday.


We have accepted Iranian nuclear enrichment: ex-CIA chief