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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 09-09-2014

Iran Daily

 

Obama: Iran not a threat to Mideast

US President Barack Obama has said in an interview that Iran is not a threat to Middle East and that ISIL terrorist group is a real danger for regional countries.

 

Leader undergoes successful surgery

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has undergone a successful surgery at a hospital in Tehran.

 

Supporters of Scottish independence take narrow poll lead for first time

Supporters of Scottish independence from Britain have taken their first opinion poll lead since the referendum campaign began, indicating a real possibility that they might win, according to a YouGov survey.

Study:ISIL terrorists using US arms

ISIL terrorists appear to be using captured US military issue arms and weapons supplied to foreign-backed militants in Syria by Saudi Arabia, according to a report published on Monday.

 

Diplomatic row flares between Tel Aviv, Wellington

A diplomatic row has flared between Israel and New Zealand after officials from the South Pacific nation said their new ambassador was rejected by Israel because he’s also an envoy to the Palestinian Authority.

 

Rouhani’s visits to boost ties with SCO member states

President Hassan Rouhani visits Kazakhstan upon an official invitation from his Kazakh counterpart Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Yemen president fires head of special forces

Yemen’s president fired Monday the head of the special forces following a botched attempt to disperse a sit-in of Shia demonstrators that blocked the airport road as the protesters continue to obstruct main roads in the capital, security officials said.

Obama: Iran not a threat to Mideast

US President Barack Obama has said in an interview that Iran is not a threat to Middle East and that ISIL terrorist group is a real danger for regional countries.

Iran nabs pro-Takfiris going to join ISIL

Iranian security forces have thwarted attempts by a number of Pakistani and Afghan nationals to cross Iran’s borders and reach Iraqi soil to join ISIL Takfiri terrorists there, the Iranian interior minister said.

Deputy FM: Extremists will fail to harm Iran-Sudan ties

Extremists will fail to harm the friendly and historical relations between Iran and Sudan, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said.

 

Iran, Denmark urge halt to support for terrorism in region

President Hassan Rouhani has warned against the spread of terrorism in the Middle East, calling for an end to support for terrorist groups in the region.

 

Tehran Times

 

Iran’s Supreme Leader undergoes successful surgery

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei underwent a successful surgery on Monday. He had a prostate operation at one of Tehran’s state-run hospitals.

 

Iran, EU can be allies in trade, campaign against terrorism: Danish FM

Danish Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard says that Iran and the European Union can be allies in trade and the campaign against terrorism. He made the remarks in an exclusive interview with the Tehran Times on Sunday.

Iraq drives  ISIL out of key dam area

Iraqi government forces said they have cleared ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) militants from a wide area around the strategic Haditha dam, BBC reported on Mon- day.

 

67.4% of Iranian youths use internet: survey

Some 67.4 percent of Iranian young people (between the ages of 15-29) use the internet, according to a survey conducted by the Iranian Center for Research and Strategic Studies.

 

Iran won’t tolerate any increase in U.S. sanctions, top negotiator says

Iran has warned U.S. officials that it will not tolerate any new sanctions as it sees them undermining the goodwill that should dominate Tehran’s nuclear talks with world powers, a top negotiator has said.

Police crackdown on Yemeni protestors continues

At least one protester was killed and dozens wounded when Yemeni police attacked anti-government protesters in the capital city, Sana’a.

Iran’s private sector to invest $310m in water, wastewater projects

The Iranian private sector plans to invest 9.5 trillion rials (about $310 million) in seven water and wastewater management projects across the nation.

 

Iran standard-bearer of campaign against terrorism: security chief

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said that the Islamic Republic has always been the “standard-bearer” of the campaign against terrorism.

 

U.S. chartered Fly Dubai airliner landed for sending false information: commander

The Fly Dubai airliner that made an emergency landing in southern Iran provided wrong flight plan, therefore the Iranian air defense units made it land to resolve its ambiguities, the commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base said on Monday.

 

War on ‘virus of terrorism’ entails sincerity without double-standards: Rafsanjani

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says Iran backs any plan to counter the “virus of terror and terrorism” without discrimination.

Iran, South Africa hold joint political committee meeting in Pretoria

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian left Cape Town for Pretoria on Sunday to at- tend the fifth Tehran-Pretoria joint political committee meeting.

 

Rouhani visits Kazakhstan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani left Tehran for Astana on Monday.

U.S. should respect Yemeni people’s legitimate demands: commander

A senior Iranian military official said on Monday that the U.S. should avoid double standards in Yemen and respect the legitimate demands of the Yemeni people.

Iran aid delivered to Palestinian officials

Iran’s humanitarian aid has been delivered to the Palestinian officials and the Palestine Red Crescent Society. The consignment was transferred to the border city of Arish in Egypt and then to the Rafah border crossing and delivered to the Palestine Red Crescent Society, the Fars news agency quoted a member of the Iranian delegation to Egypt on Monday.