Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 25-07-2016

Iran Daily

South Pars gas output to reach 540 mcm/d
Once the six platforms are operational, the total gas extracts from South Pars gas field will reach as much as 530 to 540 million cubic meters a day, Director of the Oil and Gas Engineering Department in Pars Oil and Gas Company Farokh Alikhani said on Sunday.

Russia not given blanket ban by IOC
Russia will not receive a blanket ban from Rio 2016 following the country’s doping scandal.

IRGC smashes terror cells, kills 23 in NW Iran
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps dismantled two terrorist groups in the country’s northwest, killing nearly two dozen of their elements in clashes, an IRGC commander said.

Leaked emails of US Dems reveal anti-Sanders sentiment
A cache of more than 19,000 emails from US Democratic Party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton’s nomination in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and Clinton’s former rival, Senator Bernie Sanders.

Germany’s experience in renewables
Renewable energy is generally defined as energy that is collected from resources which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.

Envoy: Turkey’s foreign policy will remain intact
The Turkish ambassador to Tehran said Sunday his country will maintain its foreign policy on the region in the wake of the failed coup.

Syria says ready for further peace talks
Syria’s government said on Sunday it was ready for further peace talks with armed opposition groups and that it was intent on a political solution to the five-year conflict.

Iran to protest to IAEA over leakage of nuclear document
Spokesman for Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said the country will send a protest letter to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) over media leaks of Iran’s long-term nuclear program.

Zarif urges unity among Muslims after Kabul attack
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Shia and Sunni Muslims are both victims of extremism and must unite to defeat it.

Top Kyodo officials visit IRNA, Iran Cultural Institute
Top officials from Japan’s Kyodo News paid separate visits to Islamic Republic News Agency and Iran Cultural and Press Institute on Saturday and held meetings with IRNA CEO Mohammad Khodadi as well as the managing directors of the institute and Iran Daily, Mohammad-Taqi Roghaniha and Sadrodin Moosavi, respectively.

Tehran Times

Saudis seeking to undermine nuclear deal benefits: Larijani
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Saturday that Saudi Arabia and certain Western countries are taking “obstructive” measures to prevent Iran from benefiting the advantages of the nuclear deal which removes sanctions on Iran.

First Kiarostami prize awarded to “Fish and Cat” director
The director of the acclaimed movie “Fish and Cat”, Shahram Mokri, has won the Abbas Kiarostami Prize, which was established by the organizers of the 16th Hafez Awards this year to be presented to an innovative filmmaker in honor of Abbas Kiarostami, the renowned Iranian filmmaker who died early in July.

Banking reform bills in Majlis by mid-August: CBI governor
Two proposed bills aiming at banking system reform have been prepared and will be sent to the parliament (Majlis) by the end of the current Iranian calendar month of Mordad (August 21), IRNA quoted Central Bank Governor Valiollah Seif as saying on Sunday.

“Flying Shams” coming for outdoor performance in Tehran
Veteran director Pari Saberi plans to restage her “The Flying Shams”, the vibrant story of Rumi’s first encounter with his mentor Shams, in an open-air setting at Tehran’s Sadabad Cultural Historical Complex from August 4 and 7.

Amir-Abdollahian takes new post in Majlis
Former diplomat Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Sunday was introduced as the new director of international affairs of the Majlis, Mehr reported.

Iran’s position on coup shows depth of ties: Turkish ambassador
The Turkish ambassador to Tehran on Sunday hailed Iran’s prompt condemnation of the failed coup attempt in Turkey as an indication of robust ties between the two regional powerhouses.

Armenian investors ready to boost presence in Iran
Armenian ambassador to Tehran Artashes Tumanyan has said that his country is ready to boost investment in Iran.

FAO strengthens statistical systems within ECO countries
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) has organized a five-day (24-28 July 2016) refresher training of focal points on the CountrySTAT system for ECO countries including Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Iran.

Zarif: Shia and Sunni are both victims of terrorism
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday strongly condemned suicide attacks against peaceful demonstrators in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Tehran to protest IAEA over leak of confidential documents
Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, said on Sunday that Tehran will protest the International Atomic Energy Agency over the leakage of confidential documents.

Minister: Iran is a powerful global actor
Justice Minister Mostafa Pourmohammadi said on Sunday that Iran is acting as a powerful nation at the global stage, naming the inching of nuclear deal with great powers and defiance of the hegemonic system as examples.