Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday,07-03-2016

Iran Daily


World amazed by Iran’s recent polls

President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday the Iranian nation once again amazed the world by their recent massive electoral participation.


Germany: Trump poses threat to peace, prosperity

German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel criticized leading US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump as a right-wing populist whose political views pose a threat to peace and prosperity.


Dozens dead in Iraq terror bombing

The Daesh terrorist group claimed responsibility for a bomb attack in Iraq which killed at least 60 people, the latest episode in an uptick in violence in the war-ravaged country.


Nasrallah: PGCC not after protecting Lebanon

Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary general of the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah, said the Arab member states of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC), which recently listed the resistance group as terrorists, do not have the interests of Lebanon in mind.


Billionaire sentenced to death for corruption

Billionaire businessman Babak Zanjani, who was facing charges of economic corruption among others, was given a death sentence.


Zarif on Southeast Asian, Pacific tour

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has embarked on a tour of six Southeastern Asian and Pacific countries.


Greece: Europe in nervous crisis over migrants

Greece will press for solidarity with refugees and fair burden-sharing among European Union states at Monday’s emergency EU summit with Turkey, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Sunday, lashing out at border restrictions that led to logjams.


US investors miss Iran deals worth billions’

US investors are at risk of getting shut out of deals in Iran while their European competitors get a head start on billions of dollars in opportunities unlocked by the lifting of sanctions, according to Greylock Capital Management.


Tehran Times


Rouhani urges U.S. to be more active in implementing JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that the U.S. should be more active in implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.


Health minister talks tough on high traffic casualties

Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi said on Sunday that while Iran is a regional power and ranks first in the region and 16 in the world in terms of academic achievements it has not yet been successful to reduce the number of traffic casualties.


Iran negotiating with Europe, China on transport projects

Iran is negotiating with some European countries and also with China for the development of its transport infrastructures, Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi said on Sunday.