Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 22-07-2015


Iran Daily


Western businesses eye Iran after UN backs nuclear deal

European firms are racing to secure business opportunities in Iran after the UN Security Council adopted a landmark nuclear deal, paving the way for sanctions to be lifted later this year.


Kerry: If Congress rejects Iran nuclear deal, US will lose all credibility

If Congress fails to approve the Iran nuclear deal, the results will be catastrophic, US Secretary of State John Kerry told NPR’s Steve Inskeep in a new interview.


Zarif: Iran reserves reversibility right if other side does

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday the issue of reversibility to the conditions before a recent agreement between Iran and the P5+1 is not just an option for Iran’s international partners but also for Tehran.


Restoration project to be completed by 2017

Kerman province — with its numerous historical sites dating back to pre-Islamic and Islamic eras — is among the most visited tourist destinations in Iran.


Iran censures terrorist attack in Turkey

Iran has strongly condemned a massive terrorist bombing that rocked the Turkish town of Suruc, near the southern border with Syria.


First UN aid ships in four months dock in Yemen

Two UN aid ships docked in Yemen’s devastated port city of Aden Tuesday bringing desperately needed relief supplies after four months of fierce fighting between Houthis and militants loyal to former president Abede Rabbuh Mansur Hadi as well as the terrorists backed by some Arab countries of the region.


French FM to visit Iran next week

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announced a plan to visit Iran next week in the wake of a landmark breakthrough in the nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group of countries.


Bern to expand cooperation with Tehran

Switzerland’s Deputy Foreign Minister Yves Rossier who is in Tehran on an official visit discussed bilateral, regional and international issue with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday.


Tehran Times


Zarif: We’ve never claimed nuclear deal only favors Iran

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that he and his negotiating team have never claimed that the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is completely in favor of Iran.


Italian trade delegation to explore new investment opportunities in Iran

Italian Economic Development Minister Federica Guidi, heading a delegation of 300 traders and businessmen, is scheduled to travel to Iran on August 4 for a twoday visit.


Iran will never give up defensive might: Leader’s top advisor

Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Tuesday that Iran will never compromise on its defensive capabilities despite the recent conclusion of nuclear talks between Tehran and major world powers.


Campaigners call for Kofi Annan to take charge of FIFA reform

A group campaigning for reform of world soccer’s governing body FIFA have called for former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan to be put in charge of an independent reform commission.


Rouhani vows Iran will abide by nuclear deal promises

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has pledged that Tehran will abide by its commitments in the recent nuclear agreement if the other sides live up to their commitments.


U.S. will lose ‘all credibility’ if Congress rejects nuclear deal, Kerry says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has said that if Congress failed to approve a nuclear deal with Iran, the results would be disastrous, saying, “I’m telling you, the U.S. will have lost all credibility”.


Mideast crises stem from support for terrorists: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that providing support for the terrorists is the main reason for the continuation of crisis and extremism in the Middle East region.


Government pondering banking modifications to help private sector

President Hassan Rouhani has ordered fundamental changes in Iran’s banking system, First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said Tuesday.