Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 19-10-2015



Iran Daily


Iran nuclear deal takes effects

Iran, the EU and the US in separate statements on Sunday announced the adoption of the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).


Steinmeier: Germany to push for investment in Iran

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Sunday Berlin will support German companies that are willing to cooperate with Iran and will encourage them to invest in the country.


Report: Blair committed UK to Iraq war year before invasion

Former British prime minister Tony Blair was committed to joining the United States in the Iraq war a year before the 2003 invasion, documents obtained by a Sunday newspaper suggested.


Russia hits over 50 ISIL targets in Syria

Russian planes carried out 39 sorties and struck 51 ISIL positions over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said.


Army launches major military exercise

Iranian Army launched a large-scale military drill backed by the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base.


Iran to boost advisory role in Syria

Iran is to step up its advisory role against terrorism in Syria, Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Saturday.


Leader’s aide: Collective efforts needed for anti-terror fight

A senior official said collective measures should be adopted to counter the threat of Takfiri terrorist groups in the region.


Tehran Times


Larijani: Iran will stop implementing JCPOA if threatened

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani warned on Sunday that Iran will stop implementing the nuclear agreement, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, if the other side make military threats against the country. Even after the conclusion of nuclear deal between Iran and major powers some U.S. officials have threatened military attacks against Iran.


Nasrallah: Hezbollah will be present in battlefield more than ever

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah stressed that the Islamic Resistance will keep to the side of the Palestinian people and their intifada in the confrontation against one of the strongest armies in the region.


Germany backs investment in Iran: Steinmeier

The ground is ready for Iran and Germany to boost economic cooperation, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says, adding that to this end the German government will support any kind of investment in Iran.


Iran to furnish aviation fleet with 15 new planes

Iran will buy 15 new planes in line with a plan to renovate its aviation fleet by the end of the current year.


Obama puts nuclear deal into effect

President Obama on Sunday signed the Iran nuclear deal, officially putting the international agreement into effect, Fox News reported.


World Food Day marked in Iran

This year’s World Food Day Conference was being held in Tehran’s Islamic Summit Conference Hall on Saturday.


Russia says latest Syria strikes weaken terrorists

Russia said Sunday its latest Syria strikes hit infrastructure used by rebel fighters and claimed it has information of growing strife between groups opposing President Bashar Assad.


Lebanon can enjoy from Iran’s capacities after sanctions: Bassil

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said on Sunday that Iran has entered a new era after the nuclear agreement, a stage in which he said will free Iran’s great capacities which Lebanon can also benefit from.


Rouhani: Creating hurdles in implementing nuclear deal will be detrimental to all sides

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Saturday that creating hurdles in implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as nuclear deal, will be detrimental to all sides.


Iran deal closer to reality as U.S. prepares sanctions waivers

The United States was set to issue conditional sanctions waivers for Iran on Sunday, though it cautioned they will not take effect until Tehran has curbed its nuclear program as required under a historic nuclear deal reached in Vienna on July 14.


Extremists and terrorists preying on women, Iran says

Iran’s deputy ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has warned about the threat posed by violent extremism to women in the Middle East.