Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 14-06-2015

Iran Daily


President: Safeguarding nuclear rights big victory for nation
 President Hassan Rouhani said today no country doubts Iran’s right to the enrichment of uranium, adding this is the biggest achievement in the safeguarding of the country’s nuclear rights.
Greece PM warns of ‘difficult compromise’ after default threat
 Greek premier Alexis Tsipras warned that Greece must be ready for a “difficult compromise” in its talks with creditors as his closest advisers arrived in Brussels on Saturday to thrash out a last-minute deal.
Yemen: Saudi Arabia using banned arms
 Saudi Arabia used internationally prohibited weapons against the Yemeni people during its ongoing military campaign against the war-hit Arab country, Yemen’s Ministry of Public Health said.
UN: Over 400,000 Rohingyas need aid in Myanmar
 The United Nations said more than 400,000 members of the persecuted Rohingya community in Myanmar are in need of humanitarian aid as the plight of Muslim minorities in the Asian state continues unabated.
Taliban kill 17 police in southern Afghanistan
At least 17 Afghan policemen were killed on Saturday when dozens of Taliban terrorists stormed their outpost in the country’s volatile south, the latest attack of an increasingly deadly summer fighting season.
Russia: Iran, P5+1 make progress on sanctions relief
 Iran and the P5+1 group of international mediators made progress in nuclear talks on the issues of sanctions relief for Tehran, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told journalists in Vienna.
Iran concerned about espionage reports on venues of nuclear talks
 The Iranian embassies in Austria and Switzerland expressed concern about recent media reports that the venues of the talks between Iran and the P5+1 in the two European countries have been spied on.
Tehran Times


Iran not to give secrets away under any treaty: Rouhani

This is an established fact that Iran will not “hand over” its secrets to others under the Additional “Protocol or any other treaty”, the Iranian president said. Hassan Rouhani made the remarks in a press conference held in Tehran on the eve of June 14 marking his victory in the presidential election of 2013.


Syrian Kurds advance towards ISIL-held town

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said it began an advance towards an ISIL-held town at the Turkish border on Saturday, thrusting deeper into the terrorists’ stronghold of Raqqa province with the backing of U.S.-led airstrikes.


Iranian academy honors top scholars on basic science

Iran’s Academy of Sciences has honored five Iranian scholars with the Abu Rayhan Buruni Awards, which are presented to top academics on basic science.


Iran-China trade hits $11.7b in 4 months

Trade of goods between Iran and China amounted to $11.731 billion in the first four months of 2015, a 30 percent fall year on year, according to China Customs Statistics Information Center.


Nuclear talks are tough, but continue to move forward: Western officials

A senior U.S. official and Western diplomat downplayed a report from the Russian news agency Tass, which quoted a diplomat as saying talks are “virtually stalled.”


Zarif urges international community to play role in nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the international community should play a role in the nuclear talks between Iran and the major powers to help reach a comprehensive deal.