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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 13-08-2014

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Mandatory population policies ineffective

Laws and regulations extending incentives should be ratified to encourage childbearing in Iran, said the head of Iran’s Medical Organization (IMO).

 

Hamedan selected as sustainable green city

Hamedan in western Iran was selected as sustainable green city by the World Assembly of Islamic Cities.

 

Iran, US sign volleyball MoU

Head of Iran’s Volleyball Federation Mohammad Reza Davarzani signed an MoU with his American counterpart Doug Beal on Monday.

 

Australia, US appalled at ISIL decapitation

A shocking image of what is believed to be the young son of an Australian man holding a decapitated head in Syria shows how barbaric the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Monday.

 

President hopes for single-digit inflation rate in two years

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday hoped for single-digit inflation rate in two years.

UN panel to investigate war crimes in Gaza

The United Nations on Monday named experts to an international commission of inquiry into possible human rights violations and war crimes committed by both sides during Israel’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

Iran backs choice of new Iraq PM: top official

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said on Tuesday it backed the legal process which led to appointment of the new prime minister in Iraq.

 

Ukrainian experts urged to examine crashed plane’s black box

Iran officially called on the Ukrainian manufacturer of An-140 passenger plane to send experts to examine the black box of the Iranian plane which crashed in Tehran on Sunday, a senior official of Ministry of Road and Urban Development said on Tuesday.

US condoles Iranians on fatal plane crash

The United States has extended condolences to the families of the victims of the recent Iranian passenger plane crash in the capital, Tehran.

 

Rouhani stresses anti-terror cooperation with Turkey

President Hassan Rouhani underlined the need for further cooperation between Iran and Turkey in the fight against terrorism in the region, particularly in Iraq.

 

Iranian, Italian FMs stress need to confront ISIL

Iranian and Italian foreign ministers in a phone conversation discussed the latest developments in Iraq, and underlined the need to confront the terrorist group of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Egypt criticized for delaying aid dispatch to Gaza

Iran has criticized Egypt for dragging its feet in granting permission for the dispatch of the Islamic Republic’s medical and humanitarian supplies into the Gaza Strip.

Tehran Times
UN names panel to investigate war crimes in Gaza

The United Nations late on Monday named experts to an international commission of inquiry into possible human rights violations and war crimes committed during Israel’s military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

 

Turkey, Arab League welcome nomination of new Iraqi PM

Turkey welcomed the naming of Haid- er al-Abadi as Iraq’s new prime minister-designate on Tuesday and called on Iraq’s political leaders to back his efforts to form a new government.

Rouhani prioritizes policies to deal with economic recession

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has prioritized policies to help the national economy emerge from recession.

 

UN warns about potential Yazidi “genocide” in Iraq

UN rights monitors have called for the global community to take urgent action to avoid a potential genocide against the Yazidi community in Iraq.

Russia sends large aid convoy to Ukraine

A Russian convoy carrying food, water, and other aid set off on Tuesday for eastern Ukraine, where government forces are closing in on pro-Russian rebels, but Kiev said it would not allow the vehicles to cross into its territory.

Iran approves of process taken to appoint new Iraqi PM

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic approves of the legal process taken to appoint a new Iraqi prime minister.

 

Egypt’s Rabaa massacre probably a crime against humanity: HRW

The killing of hundreds of Egyptian demonstrators at two protest camps last year was systematic, ordered by top officials and probably amounts to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday, calling for a UN inquiry, Reuters reported.

 

Majlis supports Iran’s nuclear negotiating team: Larijani

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has said that the parliament supports Foreign Ministry diplomats who are engaged in talks with the major powers over Tehran’s nuclear program.

 

Impeachment motion against science minister put on agenda

On Tuesday, Majlis received impeachment motion against Science, Research and Technology Minister Reza Farajidana.

 

Opportunity given by Iran to 5+1 not endless: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the 5+1 group (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany) should know that the opportunity granted by Iran to the group to break the impasse over the nuclear dispute is not an endless one.

Many intl. issues cannot be solved without Iran: Leader’s advisor

The Supreme Leader’s foreign policy advisor has said that many international issues cannot be resolved without Iran’s involvement.

 

Iran says Egyptian delay to allow aid to Gaza ‘unacceptable’

A top Iranian Foreign Ministry official has said that a delay by Egypt to permit Iran to send humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip and airlift the wounded Palestinians to Iran for medical treatment is ‘unacceptable’.

 

Larijani hails Hezbollah victory in 2006 Israeli war

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has congratulated the Lebanese nation and resistance movement Hezbollah on their victory over Is- rael in the regime’s 33-day war on the country in 2006.