Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 12-08-2015



Iran Daily


Obama: Republicans oppose Iran deal for political reasons

US President Barrack Obama said that Republican lawmakers are opposing the Iran nuclear agreement for political reasons.


Iraq parliament approves premier’s reforms

The Iraqi parliament approved a set of proposals by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi that aim to battle corruption and reduce government costs.


Silicon Valley tech execs, investors support nuclear deal

A group of prominent Iranian-Americans — including several notable names from the tech world — is supporting a nuclear deal reached between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers.


Greece, lenders clinch bailout deal after marathon talks

Greece and its international lenders reached an 85-billion-euro bailout agreement on Tuesday after talking through the night, officials said, saving the country from financial ruin and raising hopes it can make a major debt repayment next week.


Turkey coalition talks fail

The leaders of Turkey’s ruling and main opposition parties failed to come to an agreement on forming a coalition government that would end the country’s political deadlock.


Zarif in Beirut

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Lebanese capital Beirut, on Tuesday.


Merkel’s advisor urges Saudi-Iranian cooperation in Middle East

A leading Middle East advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Iran and Saudi Arabia to cooperate on stabilizing crisis-stricken Middle East.


PLO: Palestinian president will visit Iran

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is slated to pay a visit to Iran within the next two months in a bid to improve bilateral relations with the Islamic Republic, a senior Palestinian official said.


Tehran Times


Iran plans to boost oil output by 500,000 bpd within next 7 days

Iran plans to raise its oil output by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) within the next seven days, the Mehr News Agency reported on Tuesday.


Missile program not subject to UN resolution: Araqchi

Senior Iranian nuclear negotiator Seyed Abbas Araqchi has given assurances that the UN Security Council resolution endorsing the nuclear agreement between Iran and the West has nothing to do with Iran’s missile program.


Iran to dispatch 2 trade delegations to Italy

Iran will dispatch two trade delegations to Italy by the next two months, according to Iran-Italy Joint Chamber of Commerce’s Chairman Ahmad Pourfallah.


China Philharmonic Orchestra arrives in Tehran

The China Philharmonic Orchestra arrived in Tehran on Tuesday.


Turkey carries out fresh air strikes on PKK targets

Turkish fighter jets have carried out air raids against 17 positions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in the country’s southeast, the Turkish army says.


Obama: Arguments against Iran deal are based on ‘wrong facts’

President Obama says his agreement over Iran’s nuclear program — while facing fierce criticism in Congress — will look better in years to come.


Iran FM’s Turkey visit postponed

planned visit to Turkey by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has been postponed, a Turkish Foreign Ministry official said on Tuesday.