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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 08-11-2014

Iran Daily

 

Intense diplomatic flurry before Muscat talks

Senior negotiators from six world powers were to gather in Vienna Friday to kick off a flurry of final meetings before a November 24 deadline to strike a landmark nuclear deal with Iran.

 

UN hopeful Ebola outbreak could end by 2015

The UN’s Ebola chief said an extraordinary global response over the past month has made him hopeful the outbreak could end in 2015, though he cautioned that the fight to contain the disease is not even a quarter done.

 

Obama writes Iran’s Leader about ISIL terrorists
In a rare outreach to Iran’s Leader Seyyed Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, President Barack Obama has written a letter about the fight against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Levant terrorists, a common enemy in Syria and Iraq, according to diplomatic sources, AP reported.
Breakthrough in Beijing, Tokyo ties

China and Japan agreed on Friday to work on improving ties and signaled willingness to put a bitter row over disputed islands on the back burner, paving the way for their leaders to meet at an Asian-Pacific summit next week.

 

UN hopeful Ebola outbreak could end by 2015

The UN’s Ebola chief said an extraordinary global response over the past month has made him hopeful the outbreak could end in 2015, though he cautioned that the fight to contain the disease is not even a quarter done.

 

Deputy FM:Iran, Russia to continue support for Syria

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian reiterated the need for a peaceful solution to the Syrian crisis, and said Tehran and Moscow will continue their support for Syria.

 

US opens channels with Iran over ISIL

President Barack Obama’s administration is trying to open channels of communication with Iran regarding the war on ISIS.

 

UN reports on development feats in Iran
The United Nations in Iran, in a report of its achievements in Iran during 2012-2013, provides a concise, fact-based overview of the organization’s work in Iran during the period under the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).
US can’t destroy Iran’s nuclear program by military action

Top US military commander General Martin Dempsey said Washington cannot destroy Iran’s nuclear energy program through military action.

 

Tehran Times

 

The time for a nuclear deal with Iran is now: ex-European dignitaries

A number of former high-profile European fig- ures have written a letter appealing to the major powers and Iran to clinch a final nu- clear deal by the November 24 deadline so that they do not give more opportunities to those opposing the diplomatic track to undermine the process.

 

IAEA report reconfirms no  diversion in Iran’s nuclear program: ambassador

Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency says the new IAEA report on Iran’s nuclear program once again confirms that all Iranian nuclear ac- tivities are under the supervision of the agency and that there has been no diversion to weapons produc- tion.

 

Obama writes secret letter to Supreme Leader on ISIL, nuclear talks: WSJ

U.S. President Barack Obama has secretly written to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khame- nei in the middle of last month and described a shared interest in fighting ISIL militants in Iraq and Syria, the Wall Street Journal reported based on comments of people briefed on the correspondence.

 

Hamas in solidarity with Al-Aqsa Mosque as tensions increases

Palestinian security forces on Friday dis- persed several rallies staged by Hamas in the West Bank in solidarity with the Al-Aqsa Mosque, eyewitnesses said.

 

EU warns Israel, Palestinians over peace vacuum

Israel deployed more than 1,300 police across troubled east Jerusalem (al-Qods) on Friday as the EU’s new top dip- lomat warned of a fresh wave of Israeli-Palestinian violence if peace efforts remain dead- locked.

 

France, Turkey agree on intel. cooperation over foreign terrorists

France and Turkey agreed to share intelligence infor- mation regarding people suspected to be attempting to travel to, or from, Syr- ia and Iraq, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve announced on Nov. 6 after a Group of 6 (G-6) meeting of European interior ministers in French capital, Paris.

 

Oman is a ‘good place’ for nuclear talks: former diplomat

Former Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi has said that Oman is a “good place” for nuclear talks between Iran and the major powers as the Muscat government has played a “positive” role in some issues, particularly those related to Iran and the U.S.

 

U.S. cannot destroy Iran’s nuclear program by airstrikes: Dempsey

W a s h i n g t o n cannot destroy Iran’s nuclear energy program through military action, Chairman of the U.S. Military’s Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey says.

 

Iranian general is new hero in battle against ISIL: FT

Major General Ghasem Soleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps took over the Qods Force – the IRGC special foreign operations unit – in 2000. He has since managed to win the respect of both the conservative and reformist camps in Tehran and is an influential military strategist, the Financial Times said in a commentary published on Friday.

 

Iran says Tehran and Moscow continue supporting Syria

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that Tehran and Moscow will continue supporting Syria.