Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 15-05-2016

Tehran Times


Leader: Clerics should counter false and deviant thoughts

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received on Saturday a gathering of managers, instructors, and clergymen of Tehran-based seminaries, outlining “intellectual and religious guidance,” “political guidance and insight-strengthening,” and “guidance and participation in the field of social services” as three main missions of clerics.

People should see JCPOA results: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the principal architect of the nuclear deal with great powers, said on Saturday that the Iranian people should in practice see the results of the deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Great opportunities, special incentives for foreign investment in Iran

Iranian Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Ali Tayyebnia announced that as of the implementation of the nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1, great opportunities and special incentives have been created in Iran to attract foreign investors.

Troupe from Isfahan performs parody of “Hamlet”

A troupe from the central Iranian city of Isfahan is performing a parody of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at the Baran Theater in Tehran.

Italy’s Saras says signs crude supply deal with Iran

Italian refiner Saras said it has signed an oil supply contract with Iran.

70 foreign firms to attend Iran Health exhibition

Seventy foreign firms from Europe and Asia will participate in the 19th Iran Health international exhibition, starting on May 15, at the Tehran Permanent International Fairground.

AirAsia X to resume Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok flights to Tehran

The Malaysian budget airline AirAsia X announced it will resume direct flights from both Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok to Tehran on June 21 and June 22, respectively.

Zarif to visit Finland: ambassador

Harri Kamarainen, the Finnish ambassador to Tehran, said on Saturday that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will take a trip to Finland in two weeks.

Iranian officials offer condolences to Hezbollah over loss of top commander

Senior Iranian officials have been offering their condolences to Hezbollah over the martyrdom of its top commander Mustafa Badreddine over the past days, showing strong ties between the movement and Iran.

Germany is prepared to invite Rouhani

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is prepared to invite Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Germany in a signal of support for improved ties with the Islamic republic, according to people familiar with the deliberations.