Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 10-05-2014

Iran Daily


Crimeans welcome Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Crimea on Friday for the first time since the ex-Ukrainian peninsula joined Russia, just days ahead of a independence vote for by pro-Moscow protesters in eastern Ukraine.


Iran, EU term expert talks as fruitful

The head of Iran’s expert-level nuclear negotiating team has described the recent negotiations between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group as ‘fruitful’.

Terrorists blow up historic Aleppo hotel

Syrian insurgents bombed a once luxurious, historic hotel being used as a government army base in the northern city of Aleppo on Thursday, leveling the building and causing multiple casualties in a giant explosion carried off by digging tunnels under the complex.

VP: Iran mulling legal ways to counter sanctions

Vice President for Legal Affairs Elham Aminzadeh said Iran is studying legal solutions to confront sanctions imposed against the country over its nuclear program.


Slovenian parliament speaker due in Tehran

Speaker of Slovenia’s National Assembly is scheduled to pay an official visit to Iran to explore avenues for further enhancement of bilateral and economic ties between Ljubljana and Tehran.


Tehran Times


Japan’s Mitsui ready to invest $4b in Iran transport projects

Japan’s Mitsui Group is ready to invest $4 billion in rail, airport, and shipping projects in Iran.

S. Arabia may try to get nuclear weapons technology: expert

An expert on nuclear proliferation has said Saudi Arabia may try to recruit retired Pakistani nuclear scientists in order to acquire nuclear weapons technology.

Putin celebrates WWII Victory Day in Crimea

Russian President Vladimir Putin flew in to Crimea on Friday for parades marking the Soviet victory in World War Two, his first visit since annexing the peninsula from
Ukraine, Reuters reported.

Homs evacuation was a ‘huge victory’ for Assad: McCain

U.S. Senator John McCain has described the withdrawal of foreign-backed militants from the western Syrian city of Homs as a “huge victory” for President Bashar al-Assad.

Zionist vandals spray-paint anti-Christian graffiti ahead of Pope Francis visit

Zionist vandals were able to spray-paint anti-Christian graffiti on a Jerusalem church on Friday, despite the fact that the Israeli police have stepped up security around religious sites ahead of a visit by Pope Francis later this month.

Iran, major powers hold ‘useful’ expert-level nuclear talks

An Iranian nuclear negotiator says a new round of expert-level talks between Iran and the major powers on Tehran’s nuclear program has been “useful”.

Portugal keen to expand ties with Iran

Lisbon is keen to expand political, cultural and economic ties with Iran, Portuguese Foreign Ministry director for Foreign Policy Rui Macieira said on Wednesday.

Israel, U.S. divided over Iran nuclear deal

Israel insists Iran be denied uranium enrichment capabilities under a potentially imminent nuclear deal, a demand that risks opening a new Israeli- United States rift, Reuters quoted officials as saying on Wednesday.

Iran rejects claims of supplying chlorine bombs to Syria

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has rejected as “false” and “baseless” the report by the British Daily Telegraph accusing Tehran of supplying chlorine bombs to the Syrian government.

Dubai charges six Iranians with kidnapping

Dubai prosecutors have charged six Iranians with kidnapping a British-Iranian businessman who went missing in the emirate last year, Reuters reported.