Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 18-05-2014

Iran Daily


Iran to the rescue of Europe

With the success of talks with European countries, Iran will begin gas exports to Europe in three years, said an official of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC).


India’s Modi gets hero’s welcome

India’s Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi received a hero’s welcome at his Bharatiya Janata Party’s ( BJP) headquarters in Delhi after securing the most decisive election victory in three decades.


Italian FM: Iran, P5+1 can reach deal by July

Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini says Iran and the P5+1 can reach a comprehensive nuclear deal by July.


UN condemns insurgents for cutting water supplies

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned insurgents on Friday for cutting water supplies to the besieged northern Syrian city of Aleppo, calling for services to be restored immediately.


IRNA chief hails media role in new world order

Media’s role in shaping new world structure is improving due to the latest communications technology, IRNA Chief Mohammad Khoddadi said on Saturday.


Maliki’s coalition ahead in Iraq elections

Iraq’s ruling State of Law Coalition led by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki is reportedly leading the parliamentary elections by winning 97 seats in the parliament.


President urges reliance on domestic technology

President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for the need to rely on domestically developed technologies both in terms of software and hardware.


Leader stresses youth role

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday stressed the role of youth and students in building the country’s future.


Three satellites to be launched this year

Iran is to launch three domestically-built satellites in the current year, Head of Iran Space Agency (ISA) Hamid Fazeli said on Saturday.


IAEA, Iran to meet again next week

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Iran plan to hold a series of fresh discussions over the remaining issues related to Tehran’s nuclear program early next week.


Rouhani to visit Bolivia in June

President Hassan Rouhani will visit Bolivia in June to attend in the upcoming summit of the Group of 77 developing countries plus China (G77+China) in Santa Cruz.


Cmdr.: Anti-stealth aircraft radar to be unveiled

A senior military commander said the Islamic Republic will soon unveil an indigenous radar system, which is capable of detecting stealth aircraft.


Tehran Times


European tourist visits to Iran up 240%

The entry of European tourists to Iran has risen 240 percent between April 9 and May 10 compared to the same period last year, Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization Director Masoud Soltanifar said on Saturday.


Iran, major powers wrap up ‘difficult’ talks without progress

Iran and the six major powers ended an “intensive” and “difficult” round of nuclear talks on Friday in Vienna without making any significant progress.

London hosts controversial visit of king of Bahrain

Britain’s Prince Andrew hosted the king of Bahrain at the Royal Windsor Horse Show on Saturday in another sign of his steadfast commitment to the repressive Persian Gulf state.


Lebanon to lodge three complaints against Israel

Lebanon’s Foreign Affairs Minister Gebran Bassil Saturday asked Lebanon’s delegation at the UN to file three complaints against Israel at the Security Council, regarding  violations of the country’s sovereignty and Security Council Resolution 1701.

Takfiri terrorists destroy Shia shrine in Syria

Foreign-backed Takfiri terrorists operating in Syria destroyed a Shia shrine in the northern province of Raqqa.


Cyber world is an opportunity not a threat: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that the cyber world should be regarded as an opportunity and not a threat.


Young people will build the future: Leader

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the role of young people and university students in building the future.


Iranian president to attend G-77 summit in Bolivia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to make a trip to Bolivia in June to attend the meeting of the Group of 77.


Tehran congratulates India on successful election

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Aham on Saturday expressed Tehran’s congratulation over the successful general election in India.


Khorramshahr prosecutor survives assassination attempt

Khorramshahr prosecutor Alireza Bavi survived an assassination attempt by unknown gunmen late on Friday, the head of Khuzestan Province Justice Department said on Saturday.


Three satellites will be launched by March 2015

Iran will launch Tadbir, Sharif, and Fajr satellites into space by the end of the current Iranian year which ends on March 20, 2015, Iran Space Agency director Hamid  Fazeli announced on Saturday.