Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 23-10-2014

Iran Daily
Leader urges oil-free economy

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Wednesday urged setting up necessary plans to do away with the country’s reliance on oil revenues.


Iran: Coalition should cut off financial aid for ISIL

Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that the US-led coalition purporting to fight the Takfiri ISIL terrorists should cut off the financial lifeline of the militants.

NAM urges end to Israel Gaza blockade

Iran’s Deputy Ambassador to the UN Gholam-Hossein Dehqani has called for an end to Israeli blockade on Palestinian territories.

Iran, P5+1 hold expert-level talks in Vienna

Representatives from Iran and the P5+1 began expert-level talks in the Austrian city of Vienna to discuss differences on a number of issues to reach a final deal on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy activities.

President underlines Iran’s resolve to restore rights, remove sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday underlined that the country will continue talks with the world powers to restore its right of using the peaceful nuclear technology and remove the sanctions.

Rouhani nominates new science minister

President Hassan Rouhani has introduced Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi to the Majlis as his proposed minister of science, research and technology.

IRGC Ground Force unveils new weapons

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force on Wednesday unveiled part of its latest achievements in weapon systems.

FM will visit Spain, China next week

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran for Madrid next week to discuss ties with Spain.


Tehran Times


Iran climbs to fourth in Asian Para Games medal standings

Iran won six gold medals on the 4th day of the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon to move back to fourth spot in the overall medal standings.


Iran should rely on brain power not oil: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said Iran must create a “complete chain and a huge network of scientific production.”


Iran, Iraq plan to quintuple trade to $30 billion

Iran and Iraq are working to finalize a comprehensive trade document which could quintuple their bilateral trade to $30 billion per year.


Woman detained in Britain on terrorism charges

British police have taken a 25-year- old woman into custody on suspicion of terrorism offences related to the ongoing civil war in Syria, officials have said.


FBI: U.S. girls may have tried to join ISIL

Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) militants in Syria after stealing their parents’ money and flying to Germany, authorities said on Tuesday.

Best chance for nuclear deal with Iran is in next few months: U.S. scholar

The best chance for a deal between Iran and the 5+1 group on Tehran’s nuclear energy program is in the next few months, “when both sides’ political motivations converge,” says Vali Reza Nasr, the dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

Rouhani says Iran seeks to destroy ‘cruel wall’ of sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani has said that Iran seeks to destroy the “cruel wall” of sanctions for ever and will not relinquish the people’s rights.


Kerry expects ‘deep’ engagement with Congress on Iran talks

The Obama administration plans to fully consult Congress about ongoing negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, says U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on a visit to Berlin.

Geneva nuclear deal requires sanctions lifted, not suspended, Iran says

The Iranian Foreign Ministry made it clear on Wednesday that based on the Geneva nuclear deal, which was signed between Tehran and the 5+1 group last November, the sanctions on Iran should be removed and not temporarily suspended.