Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 02-03-2015

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Industrial talks with France, Italy in final stages

A cooperation agreement between Iran Khodro Company and France-based Peugeot has been finalized, said IKCO managing director.


Iran, Italy to expand ties regardless of talks outcome
President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran welcomes expansion of ties between Iran and Italy.


UN: Iraq violence killed 1,100 in February
The UN mission to Iraq said violence claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February, including more than 600 civilians.


More US colleges boycott Israeli goods
A decade-old movement for boycotting Israeli goods in the United States is gaining momentum at American universities, a report said.


Maduro orders US Embassy to reduce staff in Caracas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered his Foreign Ministry to reduce the number of officials allowed to work at the US Embassy in Caracas, as tensions mount between the two countries.


Zarif to address UNHRC, meet counterparts before nuclear talks

Iranian nuclear negotiators, headed by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, will leave Tehran today for Geneva, Switzerland, for a new round of talks with P5+1.


Iran eying development of small reactors
Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi has announced that the country is looking into the development of small reactors.


IRNA chief honored by Tehran mayor

Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf has paid tribute to Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) for its media efforts on urban development.


Tehran Times


Fund managers on the Iranian frontier

Growing optimism that international trade sanctions on Iran will be lifted has result- ed in dozens of fund managers visiting the country and carrying out due diligence on Iranian companies.


Iran looking into developing small reactors

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran plans to build small nuclear reactors, AEOI chief Ali Akbar Salehi has announced.


Majlis approves issuing $5.5b in bonds to fund development projects

The Iranian parliament (Majlis) on Sunday ap- proved a bill, according to which the administration will be allowed to issue 150 trillion rials (about $5.5 billion) to fund national develop- ment projects.


Obama would veto bill to give Congress say on Iran deal

Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the U.S. and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on its nuclear ca- pabilities, the White House said on Saturday.


Shamkhani says it’s possible to reach ‘good’ nuclear deal

Ali Sham- khani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has said that it is possible that Tehran and the major powers reach a “good” nuclear agreement based on the Non-Proliferation Treaty.


Iran denounces Egyptian court for listing Hamas terrorist group

Iran strongly condemns a verdict by an Egyptian court which on Saturday labeled the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas as a “terrorist” organization.