Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 27-11-2014

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Iran: OPEC agreement emerging after Saudi talks

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zangeneh said on Wednesday he had an “excellent” meeting with Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi and that their positions were now “very close”.


MPs give confidence vote to new science minister

President Hassan Rouhani’s new nominee for minister of science, research and technology has won a vote of confidence from lawmakers.


Qatar runs covert training camp for Syria terrorists

At a desert base, Qatar is covertly training terrorists  with US help to fight Syrian forces, sources close to the matter said.


Hamas warns Israel over Judaization law

Palestinian resistance movement Hamas warned Israel over a bill that seeks to Judaize the occupied Palestinian territories, describing the move as very dangerous.


Navy unveils Iranian-made systems

Iran’s Navy unveiled several of its domestically-manufactured state-of-the-art achievements in a ceremony on Wednesday.


Iran, Italy sign environment MoU

Iran and Italy have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation on environmental issues.

Jews find greater support at Rouhani’s gov’t

More than a thousand people trekked across Iran this past week to visit a shrine in the ancient city of Yazd in center of Iran, a pilgrimage like many others in the Islamic Republic — until you notice men there wearing yarmulkes, AP reported


Three security forces killed in Sistan-Baluchestan

Three Iranian security forces have been killed by unknown gunmen in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan.


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Farhadi gets Farhadi gets approval to approval to run science run science ministry

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s new nomi- nee for minister of science, research and technol- ogy, Mohammad Farhadi, was overwhelmingly approved by parliamentarians on Wednesday. Out of the 235 votes cast, 197 MPs voted in favor, 28 against, and 10 abstained.


Iran says will not cut its output as part of OPEC action

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Wednes- day, November 26, that Iran would not cut its oil production regardless of what OPEC ministers decide at a meeting on Thursday because output from the Islamic Republic is already significantly reduced.


Iran, Italy sign MOU for environment protection

Iran and Italy signed a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday in Rome for protection of environment.


‘Qatar runs covert desert training camp for Syrian rebels’

At a desert base, Persian Gulf state Qatar is covertly training Syrian rebels with U.S. help to fight both President Bashar As- sad and the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorists and may include more overtly extremist in- surgent groups, sources close to the matter say.

Turkish FM: 600 Turkish nationals joined terrorists, more than 100 killed

More than 100 of the 600 Turkish citizens that have gone to fight for terrorist groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Le- vant (ISIL) have perished in battle, accord- ing to intelligence estimates, Foreign Minis- ter Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Nov. 24.


Jahangiri says Tehran and Baku are determined to expand ties

Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has said that there is a “serious determination” by Iran and Azerbaijan to increase their ties.


Differences among 5+1 impeded nuclear deal: Iran envoy

The Ira- nian ambassador to Paris believes that differences be- tween the members of the 5+1 group have stopped them so far from reach- ing a final nuclear agreement with Iran.


U.S. says new sanctions on Iran would be ‘counterproductive’

The White House warned Monday that additional sanctions on Iran would be “counterproductive,” as the Islamic republic and the major powers had agreed to extend their nuclear talks for another seven months.


Fabius says tone of nuclear talks was ‘rather positive’

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fa- bius said on Tuesday that he thought the tone of the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna was “rather positive”, Indo Asian News Service reported on Wednesday.