Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 23-11-2014

Iran Daily


German FM: Iran, West never closer in more than 10 years

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Saturday that the outcome of Iran’s nuclear talks with six world powers was “completely open”. Despite huge gaps in the negotiations, “we have never been closer in more than 10 years,” Steinmeier said as he joined the talks in Vienna.


Iran’s Javanmardi Asia’s top female athlete

Sareh Javanmardi was selected as the best female athlete of 2014.

Opposition boycott overshadows Bahrain polls

Voters in Bahrain cast ballots on Saturday in the island kingdom’s first full parliamentary election since anti-regime protests erupted four years ago, but a boycott called by the country’s opposition overshadowed the elections.

Lavrov : West seeking regime change in Russia

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov accused the West on Saturday of trying to use sanctions imposed on Moscow in the Ukraine crisis to seek “regime change” in Russia.


Speaker, Djibouti president confer on furthering ties

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani conferred on Saturday with Djibouti President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh on ways to enhance trade ties between the two countries.

Navy test-fires home-made torpedo

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said his forces has successfully test-fired a newly-developed home-made torpedo.


Tehran Times


Tehran, 5+1 to eventually seal pact: Iranian nuclear chief

Iran and the 5+1 group of world pow-ers would eventually clinch a comprehensive nuclear deal, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) director Ali Akbar Salehi says.


Some countries’  war on  terroris just propagandistic: Larijani

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has said that the slogan of campaign against terrorism by some countries is just propaganda.


Boeing to press Obama administration on Iran for license extensions, additional sales

Boeing plans to obtain U.S. permis-sion to sell additional aerospace equipment to Iran.


Boycott by Bahrain’s opposition overshadows parliamentary poll

Hundreds of Bahrainis head to the streets for an unauthorized flash march to show their support for an opposition-called boycott of Saturday’s parliamentary and municipal elections after midday prayers in Diraz, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014.


Don’t turn political conflict into religious conflict, Abbas tells Israel

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has warned against places of worship
becoming points of conflict, as tensions re-main high over right-wing Jewish demands to be able to pray inside Jerusalem’s (al-Qods) holiest compound.


ISIL kills 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists have killed 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe during their assault on a pro-vincial capital west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical group.


‘Iran and IAEA have resolved 16 out of 18 questions’

The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced on Saturday that Iran and the IAEA have resolved 16 out of 18 cases of difference.


Senior MP says Canada violates rights of aborigines

Chairman of the Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has lashed out at Canada for sponsoring a biased human rights resolution against Iran at the UN, reminding that the Canadian government itself has a poor human rights record when it comes to issue of aborigines.


It’s a sign of success that Iran and U.S. FMs remain in Vienna: Russia

“I believe that the fact that the min-isters remain here signals that the work may be crowned with success,” Itar-Tass news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryab-kov as saying on Saturday.


U.S., Iran discussing new nuclear proposals: Reuters

Sources close to the talks said on Friday that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are working on new proposals aimed at breaking the deadlock in nuclear talks between Iran and the 5+1 group (the five per-manent members of the UN Security Council and Germany), Reuters reported on Friday.