Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 08-05-2016

Iran Daily
Foreign firms hugely invest in Iran’s oil, gas

Spectacular presence of the foreign companies in Iran’s international oil and gas exhibition shows the companies’ enthusiasm for strengthening   post-sanctions relations with Iranian firms as several agreements have been signed during the event which kicked off on Thursday.


UN: Over 50 mass graves found in Iraq

A top UN envoy in Iraq said more than 50 mass graves have been found in Iraq territory that was once held by Daesh terrorist group.

Houthis condemn US troops deployment to Yemen

Yemen’s Houthi fighters in a statement condemned the deployment of US troops to their country, threatened to fight with all means the US and UAE presence in southern Yemen.


Rouhani stresses development of Turkmenistan ties

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani stressed on development of bilateral relations between Tehran and Ashgabat, saying the neighboring Turkmenistan is of great importance for the Islamic Republic.


Trump scorns Republican opponents, Democrats

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s derision of his political opponents draws hearty boos of support at rallies. That he castigates as many Republicans as Democrats is another sign of the fractures within the GOP.

Bishop: Australia values its longstanding relationship with Iran

Australia has appointed its new ambassador to Iran with Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop saying that the country values its longstanding relationship with Iran.

Navy to be equipped with indigenized Phalanx

Iran’s Navy is going to have an indigenized version of the Phalanx, a close-in weapon system (CIWS) on board military vessels for defense against anti-ship missiles, a top commander said.


Zarif: Iran most profitable country for investment

Speaker: Iran enjoys very good geopolitical situation in region
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday “We should announce to the world in unison that Iran is the safest, best and most profitable country for investment in the globe.”



Tehran Times


No obstacle to regain oil market share: Zanganeh

There is no obstacle to Iran regaining its lost share of the oil market after the lifting of international sanctions, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on the sidelines of the 21st International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition of Iran (Iran Oil Show 2016) in Tehran on Saturday.


Syrians’ resistance against terrorism ‘unprecedented’: Velayati

Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior foreign policy adviser to the Supreme Leader, said on Saturday that Iran will use all its power to fight terrorism.

Modi’s Iran visit may seal deal on Chabahar Port

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Iran in May 3rd week is expected to seal much awaited commercial contract for India’s participation at the Chabahar port, Indo-Iran-Afghan trilateral pact for the use of Chabahar Port, and possible document on India’s participation in the Farzad-B gas field where ONGC plans to invest $3 billion.


Iranian-German troupe to stage “The Border” in Tehran

A troupe composed of Iranian and German actors will perform the play “The Border” at the Andisheh Cultural Center in Tehran from May 19 to 27.


Tehran Times celebrates 37th anniversary edition with a look to the future

The 37th anniversary of the daily English newspaper Tehran Times was celebrated with fresh and enthusiastic faces and wisdom of aged senior employees.


Rouhani: Iran and Turkmenistan gateways to Persian Gulf, Central and East Asia

President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that it is essential that Iran and Turkmenistan, due to their geostrategic locations, expand relations.


Aref unveils ‘Faction of Hopo’ motto, vows to focus on economic concerns

Mohammad Reza Aref, a leading moderate reformer who won the highest number of votes in Tehran in the February 26 parliamentary election, said on Saturday that he and his colleagues in the next parliament will do their utmost to realize the motto of “hope, serenity, and economic flourishing” in the upcoming parliament.


Araqchi says Iranophilia brings JCPOA to fruition

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi has said to fully reap the fruits of the JCPOA, an “Iranophilia” policy should be adopted.


Zarif says keeps watchful eye on JCPOA implementation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday a “serious priority’ of his team at the Foreign Ministry is to guarantee “the full implantation of the JCPOA by the West and other sides of the deal.”


Time right for Canada to reengage with Iran: Globe and Mail

A leading United Nations expert on human rights in Iran says now is the time for Canada and other countries to re-engage with Tehran as it looks to improve its relationship with the outside world, according to The Globe and Mail newspaper.


Bishop: Australia values its longstanding relationship with Iran

Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop said that Australia values its longstanding relationship with Iran.