Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 18-01-2014

Iran Daily


President calls for Muslim unity to fight terrorism

President Hassan Rouhani says it is utterly erroneous to believe that a government can be brought down by propping up terrorists.


Putin lauds Tehran efforts  in nuclear talks

Russia President Vladimir Putin has hailed Iran’s ‘efforts’ to advance nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of world powers, which led tothe inking of a landmark nuclear deal in Geneva last year.


Iran seeking stability among Islamic nations

President’s chief of staff, Mohammad Nahavandian said the Islamic Republic has done its utmost to create peace and stability in the region.


EU states summon Israeli ambassadors over settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday some European Union states had called in Israeli ambassadors to hear protests at Israel’s latest announcement of settlement-building and he criticized the move as “hypocritical”.


White House intensifies campaign for Geneva deal

The White House intensified efforts to placate political opposition to an interim Iran nuclear deal, as one influential Republican suggested delaying a vote on new sanctions until July.


Iran dismisses reports on Persian Gulf islands

Iran’s Embassy in the United Arab Emirates dismissed reports by certain Arab websites about three Iranian Persian Gulf islands as ‘baseless and fabricated’.


IAEA inspectors due in Iran Jan. 29

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) experts are due in Tehran January 29 to inspect Gachin mine near the southern port city of Bandar Abbas, spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi said Friday.


Zarif to visit Turkmenistan Monday

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Turkmenistan to attend the 13th session of the Iran-Turkmenistan Joint Economic Commission, an envoy said.


Iran to help Lebanon investigate Beirut bombing

An Iranian judiciary official says Tehran will cooperate with Lebanon in the investigation into last November’s twin bomb attacks targeting the Iranian Embassy in the Lebanese capital, Beirut.