Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 11-11-2014

Iran Daily


Leader praises Maliki for promoting Iraq stability

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Monday praised the role of former Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki in promoting ‘stability’ and ‘independence’ in the violence-torn Arab country.


Omani FM upbeat about Iran nuclear talks

Omani Foreign Minister Youssef bin Alawi on Monday gave an upbeat report about Iranian nuclear talks which resumed for the second day in Omani capital.


Masum to visit Saudi Arabia

Iraqi President Fuad Masum will visit Riyadh on Tuesday, Saudi state media reported, raising hopes of a tentative thaw in long-chilly relations between the Arab neighbors.


Bomb kills 48 schoolboys in Nigeria

Nearly 50 pupils were killed on Monday in a bombing in northeast Nigeria blamed on Boko Haram — one of the deadliest attacks against schools teaching a so-called Western curriculum.


Differences among Persian Gulf Arab states widen

The United Arab Emirates joined Bahrain in pulling out of the 2015 men’s World Handball Championships in Qatar in an apparent political boycott.


Oil minister conveys Rouhani letter to Qatari emir

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh met Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha on Monday.


Iran version of US drone enters service

Iran has put into operation a final version of the sophisticated US RQ-170 drone, which was captured in 2011 and later reverse-engineered by Iranian experts, a senior Iranian commander said.


IRNA ready to cooperate with IRIB

Managing Director of Islamic Republic News Agency Mohammad Khoddadi expressed IRNA’s readiness to cooperate with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB).


Tehran Times


Efforts should still be madeto create unity in Iraq: Leader

Supreme LeaderAyatollah Ali Khamenei has saidthat more efforts should still be made to createunity among various groups in Iraq.

Iranian version of captured U.S. RQ-170 drone makes maiden flight

Iran has put into op- eration a final version of the sophis- ticated U.S. RQ-170 drone, which was captured in 2011 and later reverse-engineered by Iranian ex- perts, the commander of the Aero- space Division of the Islamic Revo- lution Guards Corps announced on Monday.


Progress made in Iran nuclear talks, says Omani FM

The first day of trilateral talks in Mus- cat between U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and EU spe- cial representative Catherine Asht- on on the Iranian nuclear program have resulted in some agreements, Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah announced on Sunday.


Rouhani’s message delivered to Qatari emir

Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has received a written message from Iranian President Hassan Rouhani pertaining to bilateral relations and issues of common interest.

Dozens of children killed, scores injured in Nigeria school suicide attack

48 children have been killed and 79 wounded after an explo- sion ripped through a secondary school in northeast Nigeria, as students gathered for morning assembly before classes began, CNN reports.

Leaders of China and Japan hold ice-breaking talks in Beijing

The leaders of China and Ja- pan have held one-on-one talks for the first time since they took office, signaling willingness to put on the back burner a bitter row over dis- puted islands and Japan’s war-time aggression.


Iraqi troops push back ISIL in oil-rich city

The Iraqi army has reached the center of the northern city of Baiji, as they continue their ef- fort to break the siege of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group on the country’s biggest oil refin- ery nearby.

Nuclear red lines set by leading officials through consensus: deputy FM

Deputy Iranian Foreign Min- ister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has said that Iran’s nuclear red lines have been set through discussions and a decision-mak- ing process that includes all leading offi- cials of different political persuasions.


U.S. faces last best chance on Iran nuclear deal: Associated Press

The Obama administration is facing its last best chance to clinch a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran, not just to meet an end-of-the-month deadline for a deal, but also to seal one before skeptical Re- publicans who will control Congress next year are able to scuttle it, The Associated Press says.


Iran and Turkmenistan to establish joint wildlife protection park

Iran and Turkmenistan will soon establish a joint wildlife protec- tion border park, the head of the De- partment of Environment announced on Monday.