Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 19-06-2016

Iran Daily


Boeing deal biggest with US ever
Iran said it expects an emerging deal to purchase planes from US aerospace giant Boeing to become the biggest civil trade agreement between the two countries after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Egyptian court hands Morsi another life sentence
Egypt’s ousted president Mohamed Morsi was handed another life sentence on Saturday, after a court found him guilty of espionage and leaking state secrets.
Kazakhstan follows China, Russia in support of Iran’s SCO membership
Iran is next to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) which will officially have India and Pakistan on its roster next week, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
Tehran congratulates Baghdad on Fallujah victory
Iran congratulated the recent liberation of the central city of Fallujah from Daesh terrorist group to the Iraqi government and people as the country’s army renewed its offensive around Mosul.
Germany slams NATO ‘warmongering’ on Russia
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has criticized NATO for having a bellicose policy toward Russia, describing it as “warmongering”, the German daily Bild reported.
Floods in southern China kill 25, displace over 33,000
A week of torrential rain in southern China has killed 25 people and displaced 33,200 residents, including many in China’s poor, remote regions, officials said.
DoE: Syria, Iraq sources of dust pollution
Head of Iran’s Department of the Environment (DoE) Masoumeh Ebtekar said that the sources of dust and haze pollution that has hit the country’s western and southwestern provinces in recent days are Iraq and Syria.
Iran: Afghan economic progress to help refugees return home
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for international investment programs to contribute to Afghanistan’s economic development in order to encourage Afghan refugees, including those in Iran, to return to their homeland.
Tehran Times
Iranian officials felicitate Iraq on Fallujah recapture
Ranking Iranian officials have felicitated the Iraqi nation and government on recapturing the strategic city of Fallujah.
Annual FDI in Iran expected to hit $8 billion
Iran expects to attract $8 billion of foreign direct investment in the current Iranian calendar year, which ends on March 20, 2017, said a member of Iran International Chamber of Commerce.
Iran’s Paralympics delegation departure date announced
Iran’s delegation to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games will depart Tehran on August 31. Iran is expected to send a team of approximately 90 athletes, participating in 12 sports.
IIDCYA dusts off film archive
The Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) has selected a lineup of 44 short films from its archive, which keeps movies from giants of Iranian cinema, to screen at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art.
Iranian officials felicitate Iraq on Fallujah recapture
In a message to his Iraqi counterpart Salim al-Jabouri, Larijani described the recapture of Fallujah as a great achievement, saying the honor has its roots in the national solidarity and unity in the Arab country and trust in God against extremist groups, according to Tasnim.
Iran finds Spain a willing crude buyer
Spain was the largest European importer of Iranian crude in April, as cargoes ramped up following the ending of EU and US nuclear sanctions on Tehran.
Zarif to attend SCO summit
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamamd Javad Zarif plans to visit Uzbekistan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Rafsanjani complains of liquidity overdose, says it causes inflation
Chairman of the Expediency Council has urged the Rouhani administration to curb unbridled liquidity which is eating into the country’s production sector.