Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 11-07-2015

Iran Daily


President: Russia visit highly significant
 Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said he discussed further promotion of cooperation with leaders attending a joint summit of BRICS, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) during his “highly significant” visit to Russia.
UN: Yemen truce deal reached
 The UN announced a humanitarian truce in Yemen to allow the delivery of urgently needed aid to civilians threatened with famine due to Saudi Arabia’s incessant airstrikes.
Int’l Quds Day marked worldwide
 Millions of people around the world took to the streets on International Quds Day in solidarity with the oppressed Palestinian people.
Athens makes new proposal to prevent Grexit
 Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras appealed to his party’s lawmakers on Friday to back a tough reforms package after abruptly offering last-minute concessions to try to save the country from financial meltdown.
Iran says West backtracking on pledges
 Rollercoaster talks in Vienna towards a nuclear deal entered a 14th day Friday as Iran accused the West of backtracking on previous pledges, after the deadline to reach an agreement in time expired with no deal.
Bosnians mark 20 years of Srebrenica massacre
 Foreign dignitaries arrived in Bosnia on Friday to mark the 20th anniversary of Europe’s worst massacre since World War II and attend the funeral of 136 newly found victims.
Velayati: Iran not to yield to pressure, psychological warfare

Iranian negotiating team will not yield to pressures or psychological warfare, Ali Akbar Velayati, advisor to the Leader and head of the Strategic Research Center of Iranian Expediency Council, said.


Tehran Times


Larijani: West will make strategic blunder if talks hit deadlock

Iranian Majlis speaker Ali Larijani warned on Friday that the West will make a “strategic mistake” if the nuclear talks reach a deadlock.


World marks Quds Day

On International Quds Day, which falls on the last Friday of the fasting month of Ramadan, millions of Muslims across the world held rallies in condemnation of Israel for occupation of the Palestinian lands.


Saudi Arabia buying favorable media coverage: report

In an effort to create a positive view of Saudi Arabia internationally, Riyadh has been paying off media around the world and attacking outlets that publish reports damaging to the kingdom, according to Reporters Without Borders.


Xi: China willing to expand strategic ties with Iran

Chinese President Xi Jinping has said that Beijing is willing to expand “strategic” ties with Iran.


Israel main beneficiary of Takfiri terror in Mideast: Ansarullah leader

The leader of Yemen’s Ansarullah movement Abdul-Malik alHouthi says the growing wave of Saudi-backed Takfiri terrorism plaguing the Middle East merely serves the interests of the Israeli regime.


Iran Greco-Roman team 3rd at Junior Asian Championship

Iran comes third in the 2015 Junior Asian Greco Roman Wrestling Championship on Friday. The twp-day championship held in Myanmar.


Iran ready to enhance ties with world’s emerging economies

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country is ready to enhance ties with the world’s emerging economies.


Tehran reiterates support for Afghanistan

Rouhani reiterates Tehran’s unwavering support for the neighboring Afghanistan.


Iran neither proposes nor opposes extension of nuclear talks: Velayati

Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that a possible nuclear agreement between Iran and great powers should be approved by Majlis and the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.