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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 23-08-2015

 

 

Iran Daily

 

Leader decries schemes to create rifts among Muslims

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei lashed out at those who distort realities and sow discord among Muslims.

 

President: Iran must boost defense power

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic Republic must enhance its defense power, stressing that Iran has no intention of invading any country.

 

Rouhani expresses Iran’s readiness to form regional coalition

 

Open heart surgeries gaining momentum in Iran

Professor Mohammad-Hossein Mandegar is among the few Iranian surgeons to have performed a heart transplant surgery in the country.

 

Deadly blast rocks Kabul

A car bomb outside a Kabul hospital killed at least 10 people and caused widespread casualties among Afghan civilians, although it appeared to have targeted a vehicle carrying foreign citizens, witnesses and security sources said,

 

Americans subdue gunman on high-speed train in France

A heavily armed gunman opened fire on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris before being overpowered by three US citizens, two of whom were soldiers.

 

Two Koreans hold talks to ease tension

North and South Korea held top-level talks amid growing tension, the South’s Unification Ministry said.

 

European leaders, businesses rushing to do deals with Iran

US Congress is still deciding whether to approve the landmark nuclear deal with Iran, but European political and business leaders aren’t waiting for the outcome. Germany got in on the action first, with a government jet touching down at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Airport just five days after the deal was signed. Since then, a representative from every major European power has visited or announced plans to do so, and smaller countries like Poland are scrambling to get a cut.

 

Tehran dismisses Obama ‘baseless’ remarks

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham on Saturday dismissed as “baseless” recent anti-Iran remarks by US President Barack Obama, saying such threats are against international principles.

 

Unidentified drone shot down in western Iran

Iran shot down an intruding unmanned aerial vehicle in the west of the country.

 

Deputy FM: Still no talk of ambassadors in Tehran, London

An Iranian deputy foreign minister said although the British Embassy in Iran is going to be reopened, Tehran and London have no plans to appoint ambassadors yet.

 

 

Tehran Times

 

 

Leader raps plots to sow discord among Muslims

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has criticized efforts to distort the realities of the Muslim world and sow discord among Muslims.

 

Iran to continue to bolster defense power: president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will continue to bolster its defense power, stressing that Iran has no intention of invading any country.

 

European leaders, businesses rushing to do deals with Iran

Although U.S. Congress is still deciding whether to approve the landmark nuclear deal with Iran, but European political and business leaders aren’t waiting for the outcome. Germany got in on the action first, with a government jet touching down at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini Airport just five days after the deal was signed.

 

Iran’s cement exports hit 5.1m tons in 4 months

About 5.167 million tons of cement was exported in the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started on March 21), the IRIB quoted Abdolreza Sheikhan, Secretary of the Iranian Cement Industry Employers, as saying on Saturday.

 

Tehran-London ties remain at charge d’affaires level: official

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs Majid Takht-Ravanchi has said that relations between Iran and Britain will remain at the level of charge d’affaires after reopening of the embassies.

 

Saudi led air strikes ‘kill dozens of Yemeni civilians’

At least 65 civilians have been killed by Saudi Arabia’s air strikes in Yemen’s Taiz, including 17 people from one family, Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières/MSF) reported.

 

Leaked audio: Israeli leaders drew up plans to attack Iranian military

I sraeli leaders planned to attack military targets in Iran in recent years, but they were held back due to the opinions of other government leaders and military leaders, according to an audio recording leaked to an Israeli television broadcaster, CNN reported.