Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 26-11-2014

Iran Daily


Leader:West cannot bring Iran to its knees over nuclear issue

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday the US and its European allies joined hands to bring the Iranian nation to its knees over the nuclear issue, but failed to do so.


Inflation rate falls to 17.8%

Iran’s inflation rate dropped by 1.3 percent and reached 17.8 percent in the month ending November 21, compared to the previous month, the government spokesman said.


Ferguson in flames after jury declined to indict police officer

Chaos returned to the streets of US town of Ferguson after a grand jury declined to indict a white police officer in the death of Michael Brown — a decision that enraged protesters who set fire to buildings and cars in the area where the unarmed, black 18-year-old was fatally shot.

Bomb explosions kill 30 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

Two female bombers blew themselves up Tuesday in a crowded market in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, killing at least 30 people, said witnesses and a security official.

EU likely to extend freeze on embargoes

The White House announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be counterproductive following the extension of nuclear negotiations, as another report quoted a diplomatic source as saying the European Union is likely to extend a freeze on certain sanctions against Iran.


Iran, Turkey to succeed in settling Syria crisis

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Tuesday that Tehran and Ankara will sooner or later succeed in settling the Syria crisis through common political means.


Iran, Azerbaijan call for progress in ties

Iranian Labor Minister Ali Rabiei and Azerbaijan’s Deputy Prime Minister Ali Hassanov, in a meeting on Tuesday, voiced readiness to broaden Tehran-Baku ties in all fields.


France, China optimistic about nuclear talks

French foreign minister was cautiously optimistic about nuclear negotiations with Iran after Iran and P5+1 decided on Monday to extend their discussions for seven more months in the search for a comprehensive agreement.


Tehran Times


Enemy unable to bring Iran to its knees in nuclear issue: Leader

The Su- preme Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Tuesday that the U.S. and some other Western countries “gathered and made every effort to bring Iran to its knees in the nuclear issue, but they were not and will not be able to do that”.


‘Iran’s national budget bill will take sanctions into account’

Ira- nian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ali Tayyeb- nia has announced that the effects of sanctions will be taken into account in the preparation of the national budget bill for the Iranian calendar year 1394 (March 2015-March 2016).


Ferguson time bomb explodes, ignites outrage across USA

Chaos broke out on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri after a grand jury declined to indict white police officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting unarmed Black teenager Michael Brown.


Saudi Arabia: ISIL ordered attack on Shias in al-Ahsa

Saudi Arabia has arrested the four main suspects in an attack on Shia Muslims this month and believes it was ordered by the Is- lamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists from abroad, the state news agency cited an Inte- rior Ministry security spokesman as saying on Monday.


Turkey, U.S. ease strains on ISIL but differences remain

Turkey and the United States smoothed over some differ- ences in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Le- vant (ISIL) terrorist group dur- ing a weekend visit by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, but the talks heralded little in the way of deeper military cooperation between the NATO allies.


Yemeni forces free eight hostages, kill seven kidnappers

Yemeni security forces freed sev- en Yemeni hostages and a for- eigner in a raid in which seven al Qaeda kidnappers were also killed, the country’s supreme se- curity committee said.


Rouhani says nuclear talks will lead to final agreement

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that nuclear talks will finally lead to a comprehensive agreement between Iran and the major powers.


Enrichment and sanctions are key issues in talks, Iranian negotiator says

Major differences still remain between Iran and the world powers, particularly those pertaining to the details of Iran’s enrichment program and the mechanism for lifting of the sanctions, senior Iranian negotiator Seyed Abbas Araqchi has announced.


Putin: Talks should lead to recognition of Iran’s right to enrichment

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the nuclear negoti- ations between Iran and the 5+1 group of world powers should lead to recog- nizing Iran’s legal right to uranium en- richment on its soil.


Zarif says nuclear deal can be reached before July deadline

Iran and the 5+1 group of world powers gave themselves seven more months to overcome the differences over Iran’s nuclear energy program, after they failed on Monday for a second time this year to reach a comprehensive nuclear deal.


Iran condemns raid on Bahraini cleric’s house

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman has strongly condemned raid on the house of Bahraini Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Ahmed Qassem.