Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 16-10-2014

Iran Daily


Fresh nuclear talks aim to narrow gap

The new round of talks between Iran and P5+1 over Tehran’s nuclear energy program is continuing in Austria’s capital Vienna, as the negotiators believe a final agreement on the issue is possible before the November 24 deadline.

Scores of detained Kurds on hunger strike in Turkey

Scores of Kurds from the besieged Syrian town of Kobane are still on hunger strike after being detained by Turkey in a border town when they fled the advance of terrorists, an MP said on Wednesday.

Saudi cleric sentenced to death

A Saudi court on Wednesday sentenced prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr to death after convicting the anti-government protest leader of “sedition”, his brother and lawyer said.

Chomsky critical of US anti-Iran policy

Prominent American thinker Noam Chomsky condemned the United States for using the language of threat against Iran.

Speaker calls for confidence-building over nuclear issue, fighting terrorism

Confidence-building between Iran and the West would help both nuclear talks and efforts to fight the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant group, Iran’s parliament speaker Ali Larijani said on Wednesday.

Minister: Divisive channels tied to UK intelligence services

Iran reveals connection between British intelligence services and a number of satellite channels seeking to sow division among Muslims.

Iran, Russia stage joint naval drill in Caspian Sea

Iranian and Russian Naval forces staged joint exercises in the Caspian Sea on Wednesday afternoon.

Envoy: NAM seriously concerned about Security Council bans

Iranian Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholamhossein Dehqani said the sanctions imposed by the United Nations Security Council on independent countries are one of the most important issues of concern among the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries.


VP: Human rights political tool in West hands

First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has criticized the West for using the issue of human rights as a political tool for its own gains.