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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday,25-01-2016

Iran Daily

 

US, Asia, Europe open up to Iran in post-sanctions era

The United States, Europe and Asia have opened up to Iran as sanctions were recently lifted, paving the way for dynamic interaction between the Iranian market and international traders and investors.

 

US relies heavily on Saudi money to support terrorists in Syria

When President Obama secretly authorized the Central Intelligence Agency to begin arming Syria’s embattled terrorists in 2013, the spy agency knew it would have a willing partner to help pay for the covert operation.

 

Portugal votes in presidential election

Portuguese cast their ballots to elect a new president Sunday, with a veteran center-right politician who became a popular television personality strongly favored to capture the mostly ceremonial post.

 

Syrian forces in control of Rabia

Syrian forces overran the last major terrorist-held town in Syria’s coastal Latakia Province Sunday, as the United Nations prepares to host talks this week on ending the country’s nearly five-year war.

 

Iran eyes closer ties with Thailand after JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced the country’s willingness to strengthen ties with Thailand in all fields as a nuclear deal reached between Iran and six world powers, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), has terminated all nuclear-related sanctions against Tehran.

 

Leader hails IRGC’s arrest of trespassing US sailors

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei commended as timely and praiseworthy the “brave” move by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces in arresting US Marines who trespassed into Iran’s territorial waters.

 

IRGC: Iran will crush any aggressor

Iran will give a crushing response to any possible act of aggression against the country, says a commander.

 

Speaker urges regional states to avoid sectarian traps

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani urged the regional states to avoid sectarian traps, adding that parliaments and lawmakers are obligated to promote discourse in the Muslim world.

 

Tehran Times

 

Iran’s aviation industry set to take off

The fact that the Iran Aviation Summit 2016 is the first international meeting held in Iran on the back of the landmark nuclear deal symbolically implies that the post-sanctions Iran is open to the world.

 

Iranian oil tanker Sorena heads to South Korea

An Iranian oil supertanker named Sorena is heading to South Korea, among the first to exit floating storage and head for foreign shores following the lifting of sanctions.

 

Larijani: Diplomatic doors still open to Saudi Arabia

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that holding talks is the best and only way to resolve the regional crises, Al-Manar reported.

 

Syria government advances in northwest ahead of peace talks

Syria pro-government forces overran the last major rebel-held town in Syria’s coastal Latakia province Sunday, as the United Nations prepares to host talks this week on ending the country’s nearly five-year war.

 

Arrest of U.S. sailors who trespassed on Iran’s waters was a brave and timely act: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday commended as “timely” and “brave” a move by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces who arrested U.S. Marines who had trespassed on Iran’s territorial waters on January 12.

 

Rouhani urges cooperation between ASEAN and ECO

Iran has underlined the necessity of cooperation between the Southeast Asian economic bloc of the ASEAN and the ECO Eurasian inter-governmental organization.

 

About 100 arrested in relation to Saudi embassy attack: Iranian judiciary

Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that about 100 people have been arrested on charges of attack on the Saudi embassy in Tehran following the execution of a pro-democracy Shia cleric on January 2.

 

Stability in Lebanon can help regional security: Velayati

Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has called Lebanon an influential country in the region and said any attempt to stabilize and rebuild the country could have positive impacts on regional stability.

 

Wife of martyred nuclear scientist hails negotiators’ performance

The wife of the martyr nuclear scientist Majid Shahriari released a letter on Sunday appreciating the efforts made by Iranian negotiators who concluded a nuclear deal with 5+1 group (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany).

Commander says Iran will give crushing response to any aggressor

Iran will give a crushing response to any possible act of aggression against the country, says a commander.

 

Kerry tells Saudi Arabia that U.S. not seeking alliance with Iran

Secretary of State John Kerry has reassured U.S. Persian Gulf Arab allies that the Washington was not seeking a new alliance with Iran, despite warming ties between Washington and Tehran, CNN said in a report on its website on Saturday.