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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 15-08-2015

Iran Daily

 

Nuclear deal backers plan worldwide marches

Thousands of people are expected to take part in dozens of marches in cities across the globe today in support of Iran’s agreement with world powers over its nuclear energy program.

 

US reopens Embassy in Havana after 54 years

US Secretary of State John Kerry attended a flag raising ceremony in Cuba on Friday and reopened the US Embassy in Havana, more than 54 years after it was closed.

 

Over 50,000 demand Netanyahu arrest in UK visit

More than 50,000 people have signed a petition calling for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to be arrested for war crimes when he pays an official visit to Britain next month.

 

Switzerland lifts sanctions against Iran

Switzerland on Thursday lifted several already economic sanctions against Iran, following last month’s historic deal between Tehran and world powers on the Iranian nuclear program.

 

Zarif discusses ties, terrorism in India, Pakistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned of the threats posed by the Takfiri terrorist group ISIL, extremism and violence in India and Pakistan, urging a collective effort to battle the menaces.

 

China battles fires, contamination at chemical site

Chinese authorities struggled Friday to extinguish fires and identify dangerous chemicals at a devastated industrial site, two days after giant explosions killed dozens and left residents in fear of being cloaked in a toxic cloud.

 

Islamabad assures Kabul of anti-terrorism cooperation

Pakistan assured visiting Afghan officials that if any evidence linking Pakistan to a spate of devastating Taliban attacks in Kabul is found, it will duly be shared with Afghanistan.

 

Switzerland lifts sanctions against Iran

Switzerland on Thursday lifted several already economic sanctions against Iran, following last month’s historic deal between Tehran and world powers on the Iranian nuclear program.

 

Deputy FM: Wrong US polices to blame for Iraq troubles

A senior Iranian official has slammed recent remarks by a top US military commander on Iraq’s disintegration, saying Washington’s wrong policies are to blame for the conflict in the Arab country.

Tehran slams Manama’s claims

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman dismissed as “baseless” the accusations raised by Bahrain’s Interior Ministry that a number of suspects behind a July bombing in the Arab country’s Sitra have links with Iran.

 

Tehran Times

 

Iran to introduce 45 oil and gas projects in London conference

Iran has selected 45 oil and gas projects to show international companies at a conference in London in December when new oil contract models will be discussed ahead of exploration auctions to double the country’s crude output.

 

Iran’s annual handicraft exports hit $1 billion

Iran exported handicrafts to the tune of $1 billion in the previous Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20, the deputy head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization (CHTHO), Bahman Namvar, said. Carpet, traditional jewelries.

 

Zarif holds talks with Indian, Pakistani leaders

 

Iran’s chief diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks on Thursday with Pakistani prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday.

 

Treasury secretary: Assuming that Iran abandon nuclear work is a ‘dangerous fantasy’

Writing an article in the New York Times on Thursday, the U.S. treasury secretary says this assumption by those Congressmen that the U.S. could have gotten a better nuclear deal with Iran by unilaterally intensifying existing sanctions on Tehran, enough to force the Islamic Republic to abandon its nuclear program is a “dangerous fantasy”.

 

Switzerland lifts some sanctions against Iran

Switzerland on Thursday lifted several already suspended economic sanctions against Iran, following last month’s historic deal between Tehran and world powers on the Iranian nuclear program.

 

Pakistan Independence Day celebrated in Iran

On Friday, Pakistan’s Ambassador to Tehran Noor Muhammad Jadmani hoisted his country’s national flag at a function in his residence on the occasion of Pakistan Independence Day.

 

Audiences give thumbs up to Iranian, Chinese orchestras at Tehran concert

The China Philharmonic Orchestra and the Tehran Symphony Orchestra performed their first joint concert at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Thursday while they left the stage to rapturous applause from an audience of Iranian and Chinese concertgoers.

 

North Azadegan output to rise by 75,000 bpd in a month

Crude oil production from the North Azadegan oilfield will rise to 75,000 barrels per day (bpd) by the next Iranian calendar month, which ends on September 22, the Tasnim news agency reported.

 

Larijani lauds Lebanon, Hezbollah for victory against Israel in 2006 war

Iranian Parliament (Majlis) Speaker Ali Larijani has praised the victory of the Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, over the Israeli regime during the 33-day war in 2006, Press TV reports.

 

Russia vows to block any UN sanctions resolutions against Iran

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov has said that Moscow would not let another sanctions resolution against Iran be passed in the United Nations. Last month, Iran and six world powers, including Russia and the United States, reached a deal lifting the sanctions against the Islamic Republic and ensuring the safe nature of Tehran’s nuclear program.

 

Iran FM urges Saudis to see Mideast realities

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed claims by Saudi Arabia of Tehran’s interference in the affairs of other countries in the region, calling on Riyadh to adopt a realistic approach regarding the issues of the Middle East, Al-Alam News Network reports.

 

Iran, PGCC states to meet by mid Sept.

A senior Iranian offi- cial has announced that Iran and the six-member Persian Gulf Cooperation Council would meet by mid-September to discuss regional issues.