Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 27-09-2015



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Rouhani: US firms can invest in post-sanctions Iran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said American companies can seize the opportunity after the lifting of sanctions against Tehran to make investment in and transfer technology to the Islamic Republic.


136 Iranians killed, 102 wounded, 344 missing in Hajj crush

At least 136 Iranian pilgrims have lost their lives in a deadly crush during the Hajj pilgrimage rituals in Mina, outside the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, according to the head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization.


Tehran, Warsaw to boost energy ties

Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Saturday that Poland was interested in cooperating with Iran in different energy fields.


US military: US-trained militants gave equipment to Nusra terrorists

So-called moderate militants trained by the United States gave some of their equipment to the Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in exchange for safe passage, a US military spokesman said on Friday, the latest blow to a troubled US effort to train local partners to fight ISIL terrorists.


Iran crowned AFC women’s futsal champion

Iran was crowned inaugural champion of the AFC Women’s Futsal Championship as it beat Japan 1-0 in a thrilling final on Saturday.


Nasrallah: US has failed in campaign against ISIL

Hezbollah on Friday welcomed Russia’s military support for Syria, saying it was the failure of a US-led campaign against ISIL terrorist group that had forced Moscow’s hand.


Kerry says sees chance for Syria progress

US Secretary of State John Kerry said he saw an opportunity to make headway this week toward resolving the Syrian crisis as he met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday.


Tehran Times
OIC to discuss handling of Hajj rituals: Zarif

ing an emergency meeting of the Islamic body on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting to discuss a better handling of the Hajj rituals, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced on Saturday.


Iran’s ‘Muhammad(S)’ joins Oscar race

Iran has selected “Muhammad (S), the Messenger of God”, Majid Majidi’s epic about the Prophet of Islam, to compete in the best foreign language film category at the 88th Academy Awards.


Poland prepared to triple trade with Iran next year

Polish Economy Minister Janusz Piechocinski says his country is prepared to triple its trade with Iran next year.


Terrorist groups must not be allowed to turn into terrorist states, Rouhani says

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says all countries should prioritize the fight against terrorism in Syria as an appropriate way to solve problems and work toward political reforms in Syria, noting that terrorist groups should not be allowed to turn into terrorist governments.


Kerry says sees opportunity for progress on Syria as he meets Zarif

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he saw an opportunity for progress this week in ending Syria’s four-year civil war before meeting Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly on Saturday.


Rouhani offers condolences to Muslims on human tragedy in Mecca

President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday offered condolences to the Muslims all over the world on the tragic crush in Mecca on Thursday which left over 1000 pilgrims dead and many more injured.


Zarif urges timely implementation of nuclear deal

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called for the timely implementation of a nuclear agreement reached between Iran and six world powers.


Rouhani: U.S. ties better but ‘still a long road to travel’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday that ties with the United States had improved, although there was “still a long road to travel” before the two estranged nations could have normal relations.