Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 31-10-2015



Iran Daily


Major powers in Vienna to end Syria crisis

Major powers met for the first time on Friday in search of a political solution to the devastating war.


Chinese investors visit Iran’s southern economic zone

The deputy manager of the Bushehr Special Economic Zone in southern Iran said Chinese businessmen have voiced eagerness to invest in the region.


Rocket attacks on MKO camp in Iraq kill 20 terrorists

At least 20 members of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) were reportedly killed in an incident during which a barrage of rockets was fired at their camp in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.


Flash floods kill seven in western Iran

Flash floods, triggered by heavy downpours, killed seven people in the two western provinces of Ilam and Lorestan in Iran.


Two more Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces

Israeli forces killed two Palestinians in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus after accusing them of staging stabbing attacks.


Iran lauds Pakistan for not joining Saudi war on Yemen

Iran praised the decision by the Pakistani government not to join Saudi Arabia’s deadly military aggression against its impoverished neighbor Yemen.


Iran, Iraq to boost ties in fighting terrorism

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi stressed the need for boosting ties with Iraq in various fields, especially fighting terrorism.


Tehran Times


International negotiations on Syrian crisis held in Vienna

A fresh round of international talks aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis in Syria was held in the Austrian capital city of Vienna, with representatives from the Islamic Republic of Iran attending the conference.


Tehran to host GECF summit Nov. 23

Giant global gas producers will convene on November 23 in the third summit of Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Tehran to exchange views on gas export and output, the Fars News Agency reported on Friday.


Rockets strike MKO camp in Baghdad, 23 killed

At least 23 members of the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) have reportedly been killed as a barrage of rockets was fired at their camp in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to Press TV.


AEOI releases statement on spokesman’s interview with ITV

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has published a statement clarifying points about a recent interview by the organization’s spokesman Behrooz Kamalvandi with the British ITV.


Turkish embassy celebrates Republic Day

On Thursday, the embassy of Turkey in Tehran commemorated the 92nd anniversary of the foundation of the Republic of Turkey.


Saudi jets mistakenly hit allied militants in Yemen

An unknown number of militants loyal to fugitive former Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi have been killed in an incident in which Saudi military aircraft mistakenly bombed their positions in Yemen’s central province of Ma’rib.


Flash floods leave six killed in western Iran

Flash floods have killed six people in the two western provinces of Ilam and Lorestan in Iran.


Iran names first female ambassador

Marzieh Aham, the former Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, is appointed as the new Iranian ambassador to Malaysia, becoming first Iranian woman who has been appointed to such as post since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.


Implementing nuclear deal harder than the agreement itself: Velayati

Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior adviser to the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Thursday that implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the nuclear deal, is more dif- ficult than the efforts made to clinch it because the West is seeking to stop Iran’s nuclear activities.


Extra-regional states seeking to harm security in Iran-Pakistan borders: Shamkhani

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has expressed concern over financial and logistic supports being provided by some extra-regional countries for terrorists and drug traf- fickers in order to undermine security in Iran-Pakistan borders.


Iran urges U.S. not to interfere in Mideast affairs

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli said on Thursday that the security of the Mideast countries is intertwined and the U.S. should not interfere in regional security issues.


Serious Syrian talks: Is Iran’s involvement a game-changer?

Iran’s involvement is a reflection that all sides now understand the need for serious Syrian peace talks, says political writer Dan Glazebrook. The U.S. understands that there is no viable military solution for each side any longer, he adds.