Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 12-01-2015

Iran Daily


Rouhani: Iran condemns savagery against nations, religions

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran condemns ‘violence and savagery’ against any nation and religion in the world.


Iran corners Bahrain in Asian Cup opener

Two corner volleys were enough for Group C-bound Iran to snatch what skipper Javad Nekounam called “a spirit-raising victory” over Bahrain in their Asian Cup opener in Melbourne on Sunday.


Mass rally in solidarity with victims of Paris terrorist attacks

Hundreds of thousands of people joined by world leaders flooded Paris on Sunday in a historic show of defiance and solidarity against terrorism following this week’s terrorist attacks in the French capital.


AirAsia QZ8501 black box found

Indonesia’s Directorate General of Marine Transport confirmed that the black box of AirAsia QZ8501 has been found, Indonesian authorities said in a press release on Sunday. The breakthrough comes exactly two weeks after the flight from Surabaya to Singapore went down with 162 people on board.


Nuclear chief: Iran has responded to all IAEA questions

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said the country has answered all the questions raised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.


Leader to Maduro: Common enemies use oil for political means

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said enemies are using oil as a political tool to exert pressure on oil exporting countries.


Iranian volunteer fighter killed in Iraq

An Iranian volunteer fighter was killed in Iraq while fighting Takfiri ISIL terrorists.


Kerry, Qaboos meet ahead of Iran nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry called on the Sultan of Oman, who played a key role in mediating nuclear negotiations between Iran and the United States, as part of Tehran’s talks with P5+1.


Tehran Times


Paris march against terrorism: Real or show-off?

If the dramatic attendance of presidents and other high-ranking officials from many countries, who gathered in Paris on Sunday to rally against terrorism rallies in Paris, displays a serious resolve to counter terrorism, it is an honorable and positive move.

NATO chief: Muslims the biggest victims of terror

General Jens Stoltenberg has warned against generalizing Muslims in the after- math of a deadly attack on a French satirical magazine that killed 12 people in Paris.


Zarif says talks with Kerry will be just on nuclear issue

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that his talks with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will just focus on the nuclear issue.


Suspect hunted over Paris attacks left France last week

A woman hunted by French police as a suspect in the attacks on a satirical paper and Jewish supermarket in Paris left France several day before the killings and is believed to be in Syria, Turkish and French sources said on Saturday.


Suicide attack at Lebanese cafe kills at least seven

A suicide bomb attack on a cafe in the Lebanese city of Tripoli killed at least seven people on Saturday, the latest violence to hit a region repeatedly buffeted by violence linked to the civil war in neighboring Syria.


Iran condemns violence in any part of the world, Rouhani tells Cypriot FM

President Hassan Rouhani has said Iran strongly condemns violence and brutality against people with any race or religion in any part of the world.


Iran condemns terrorist blast in Lebanon

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Aham on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist blast in Tripoli, Lebanon.


5+1 suddenly changed opinion despite agreement on generalities: nuclear chief

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says Tehran and the 5+1 group of major pow- ers were inching close to clinching a comprehensive nuclear deal in November when suddenly the latter side withdrew from the negotiating table.