Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 06-05-2015

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EU firms after new oil deals
Iran said on Tuesday that several top European energy corporations have voiced interest in the new Iranian format of oil contracts.


Reading, writing books help resolve world’s problems
President Hassan Rouhani in a ceremony on Tuesday inaugurated the 28th edition of the Tehran International Book Fair, during which he said reading and writing books can resolve some of the world’s problems.


Norwegian MPs in Tehran
A Norwegian parliamentary delegation, including members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense, is visiting Tehran to hold talks with Iranian officials, including lawmakers.


German train drivers start five-day strike
German train drivers started a five-day strike, their longest walkout yet in an increasingly bitter dispute with the country’s railroad operator.


Hezbollah: Qalamoun battle coming
Hezbollah and the Syrian Army’s battle against ISIL terrorists in the Qalamoun region near Lebanon’s eastern borders is approaching, Hezbollah’s deputy chief, Sheikh Naim Qassem, said on Tuesday.


No special concession in nuclear talks
A top Iranian negotiator said international inspections of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear facilities are not an “extraordinary” issue, adding that Iran will be offering no “special concession” in the nuclear talks with the P5+1 group of countries.


Leader grants clemency to convicts
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei granted clemency and eased the sentences of a number of convicts.


Iranian MPs head for EP talks
A high-ranking Iranian parliamentary delegation on Tuesday left Tehran for Brussels, Belgium, to hold talks with officials of European Parliament (EP).


Iran will resend aid to Yemen
Iran has declared its determination to again send humanitarian aid to the people of Yemen, despite Saudi Arabia’s moves to block them.


Tehran Times


Tehran Intl. Book Fair aims to create dialogue with world

The 28th Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) opened on Tuesday at the Imam Khomeini Mosalla with the motto “Reading, Dialogue with the World”.


Boeing eyeing ‘strong demand’ in Iranian market

Boeing has set its sights on the Ira-nian aviation market and expects a “very strong” demand in the coun-try, an official with the multinational aerospace manufacturer says.


Leader pardons, eases sentences of convicts

Supreme Lead-er of the Islam-ic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has granted clemency or eased the sentences of a num-ber of convicts on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Imam Ali (PBUH), the first Imam of Shia Muslims.


Iraq sends troops to key refinery amid heavy clashes with ISIL

Reinforcements are being rushed to the key Beiji refinery in northern Iraq amid heavy fighting with ISIL (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) terrorist group who have been trying to capture the facility for months, Ira-qi officials said Tuesday.


Migrants work as slaves in Australia: Report

Foreigners are toiling away in “slave labor” conditions in Australia, with migrants going extremely under-paid, a television report has revealed.


The Qalamoun battle is coming: Hezbollah

Hezbollah and the Syrian army’s battle against extremist mili-tants in the Qalamoun region on Lebanon’s eastern borders is ap-proaching, Hezbollah’s deputy chief announced Tuesday.


Kerry’s remarks on permanent inspection nothing extraordinary: Araqchi

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s recent statements about the constant and permanent inspection of Iran’s nuclear facilities in the wake of a prospective nuclear deal are nothing extraordinary.


Iran will keep up efforts to send aid to Yemen: deputy FM

Tehran is determined to make every effort to provide the people of Yemen with humanitarian aid despite Riyadh’s moves to block them, Iranian Deputy For-eign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abollahian has stressed.


Iran preparing report on Riyadh’s move to block humanitarian aid to Yemen

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman announced on Monday that Tehran will send to international bodies a report on the blockage of humanitarian aid to Yemen by the Saudi regime.


‘A nuclear agreement more victorious than UNSC Resolution 598

Mohsen Rafighdoost, a for-mer Iranian military minister, has said that a nuclear agreement will be better and more “victorious” than the United Nations Security Council Resolution 598.


UN would have to annul resolutions citing Chapter Seven: Iranian negotiator

The United Nations Security Council would have to annul the former resolutions it passed against Iran citing Chapter VII of the UN Charter about the Iranian nuclear program if a deal is struck, the Iranian deputy foreign minister for general, political, and interna-tional affairs has announced.

Iran plans to build refinery, power plant in Indonesia

he Ira-nian Management and Planning Organization’s Direc-tor Mohammad Baqer Nobakht says a high-ranking Indonesian delegation will visit Tehran in the near future to discuss a contract for the construction of a refinery and a power plant by Irani-ans in the East Asian country.