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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 24-05-2015

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Iran permits ‘unofficial’ US trade link

The Iranian government has given the green light to private business owners to forge trade ties with their US counterparts, an official said on Saturday.

Leader warns of plots to sow discord among Muslims

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned that the enemies of Islam are pursuing plots to sow discord among Muslim nations.

Iraqi army starts operation to liberate Ramadi

Iraqi army forces set out from a base near Ramadi on Saturday to advance on areas have been captured by ISIL terrorist group since May 17.

Iran humanitarian aid ship docks in Djibouti

An Iranian ship carrying humanitarian aid for war-ravaged Yemenis arrived in Djibouti on Friday night.

Leader warns of plots to sow discord among Muslims

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned that the enemies of Islam are pursuing plots to sow discord among Muslim nations.

Nasrallah: Hezbollah may mobilize public against Takfiris

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah criticized Turkey, Qatar and Saudi Arabia for forming an anti-resistance alliance, saying he may declare a popular mobilization against the Takfiris in Syria.

Mexico gunfight kills 43

Government security forces killed 42 suspected drug cartel henchmen and suffered one fatality in a firefight in western Mexico on Friday, an official said, one of the bloodiest shootouts in a decade of gang violence wracking the country.

Iran: US, UK, Canada behind UN nuke talks failure

Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Director General for the Political and International Affairs Hamid Baeidinejad said the US, Britain and Canada are to blame for the failure of a UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons.

ExxonMobil denies lobbying on Iran sanctions

ExxonMobil, in a statement, officially denied reports that it was lobbying the US government to do business in Iran.

Army launches second stage of military drills in Isfahan

Iran’s Army successfully fired a number of rockets and flew unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during the second stage of large-scale military exercises meant to enhance preparedness against proxy wars.

 

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Divisive language is the voice of enemy: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that creating rift among Muslims is one of the main plots of the enemies.

Iran Army stages major missile drills

The Iranian Army launched a series of missile maneuvers in central Iran on Saturday.

Saudi Arabia has realized attack on Yemen is a failure: ex-diplomat

Ghazanfar Roknabadi, the former Iranian ambassador to Lebanon, has said that Saudi Arabia has reached to the conclusion that the continuation of military operations in Yemen is of no use.

Iraqi army, Shia volunteers deploy from base near Ramadi

A convoy of Shia volunteer forces and Iraqi army forces set out from a base near Ramadi on Saturday toward areas held by the Islamic state in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group, an eyewitness and a local official said.

 

Hezbollah, Syrian army take new peak in Qalamoun

Hezbollah and Syrian army troops captured another peak in the Qalamoun hills on Saturday, as they advance toward the few remaining extremists’ strongholds in the border region.

Iran warns of ISIL threat to ancient Syrian city of Palmyra

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO) has sent letters to UNESCO and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), warning about the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.

U.S. rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israeli opposition

The United States blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to “cynically manipulate” the process by setting a deadline for Israel and its neighbors to meet within months on a Middle East zone free of such weapons, according to AP.

 

Arrogant powers take Muslims’ resources and give them arms to fight other Muslims: Larijani

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says countries responsible for an “unsecure Middle East” claim that they have security concerns while they are ruining the Islamic country of Yemen.

 

‘We want Larijani to be next Majlis speaker’

A politician says “we as one side of the principlist movement” prefer Ali Larijani to be reelected as the next Majlis speaker.

Iran honors war-disabled

Iran on Saturday marked the sacrifices of the disabled war veterans.

 

Obama signs Congress review of Iran nuclear deal bill into law

President Barack Obama signed into law on Friday legislation giving lawmakers a chance to review any nuclear deal the White House seeks to hammer out with Iran. The U.S. and five other world powers have crafted a delicate framework with Iran.

 

Obama says Iran agreement will help Israel

President Obama defended both his proposed nuclear agreement with Iran and his support for Israel during remarks Friday to a largely Jewish audience, USA Today reported.