Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 9-06-2015

Iran Daily
French Senate delegation in Iran to boost ties
 A delegation from the France Senate arrived Tehran on Monday morning, in the latest such visits by the European delegations to Iran.
Obama: ISIL will be driven out of Iraq
 Despite setbacks that have raised doubts about his policy, President Barack Obama voiced optimism Monday that the ISIL terrorist group would be driven out of Iraq, but said the effort will take time and requires an inclusive government in Baghdad.
23 dead in fresh Saudi airstrikes on Yemen
 At least 23 civilians, including women and children, were killed in a fresh Saudi airstrikes on Yemen’s northwestern province of Sa’ada.
US-led airstrikes kill family in Syria
 A couple and their five children were killed overnight in Syria’s northern Aleppo province in strikes by the US-led coalition forces, a monitor said on Monday.
Turkey’s ruling party loses majority in polls
 Turkey’s ruling party lost its parliamentary majority in weekend polls, dealing a blow to President Tayyip Erdogan’s ambitions to acquire sweeping new powers.
Attention to health sector tops agenda of officials, Leader

The head of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of Imam Khomeini says paying attention to the health sector of the country.



Iranians will hold funeral ceremony for 270 martyrs
 Iranians will hold a funeral ceremony on Tuesday for 270 martyrs, whose bodies were recently found in neighboring Iraq. The martyrs lost their lives during the 1980-88 Iraqi imposed war on Iran.
Speaker: Muslims must continue resistance against Israel
 Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani warned of hegemonic powers’ plots against Muslims, urging the continuation of resistance against the Israeli regime.
US Treasury chief defends Iran nuclear deal

US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew defended negotiations for a nuclear deal with Iran amid boos during a speech to a pro-Israel audience on Sunday.


Velayati: UN can play a crucial role in global peace
 Head of the Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said on Monday that the UN can play a crucial role in guaranteeing peace and calm worldwide.
Tehran Times


Saudi warplanes strike NW Yemen with cluster bombs

Saudi fighter jets have reportedly used cluster bombs in their fresh attacks against border areas in Yemen’s northwestern province of Sa’ada as Riyadh pushes ahead with a military onslaught against its impoverished southern neighbor.


European firms pledge €300m investment in Iran stock market

Directors of nine large companies from Britain, France, Switzerland, and Russia, pledged to make €300 million investment in the Iranian stock market as soon as the Western-led sanctions are lifted against the country.


U.S.-led aircraft kill Syrian family

Aircraft deployed by the so-called U.S.-led coalition, which purports to be fighting Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group, have reportedly killed an entire family in northern Syria.


Additional Protocol does not mean access to military sites: Iran

Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, has said that the Additional Protocol allows “general access” which does not “mean access” to military sites.


‘Terrorism’ should be defined correctly: ex-diplomat

Lebanon Ghazanfar Roknabadi said on Monday that the word terrorism should be defined correctly.


No foreigner will be ever allowed to access to Iran military sites: Velayati

The head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council has underscored that the country will never let any foreigner have access to its military sites.


Muslim unity needed to salvage region from hegemonic system: Larijani

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has stated that the only ways to save the Mideast region from the hegemonic system are Islamic awakening, unity and resistance in the face of the Zionist regime of Israel.


Zarif makes short visit to Oman

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid a short visit to Oman on Monday and returned on the same day.


Amano: Interim deal to help show any side of Iran nuclear past

Any possible military dimensions of Iran’s nuclear program can be clarified if the details of a preliminary deal sealed in April between Tehran and six world powers are implemented, the head of the UN nuclear watchdog said on Monday, according to the Reuters.


Iran seeks closer military ties with China: South China Morning Post

Iran is keen to build closer military ties with China, welcoming Beijing to expand its naval presence and urging it to play a bigger role in the Tehran nuclear talks, the South China Morning Post said in an article published on Monday.