Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 08-10-2016

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Rouhani: Iran, Malaysia determined to double trade volume
President Hassan Rouhani said Iran and Malaysia plan to swiftly double the level of their trade exchanges.

Europe gets tough with Brexit Britain
Europe’s leaders vowed no compromise on the terms of their divorce with Britain as a free-falling pound on Friday dramatically underscored the perils ahead for Prime Minister Theresa May’s government.

NIOC, Austria’s OMV to sign oil contract
Austria’s OMV group is negotiating for a long term contract of crude oil with National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).

UN raps Saudi Arabia over Yemen airstrikes
A UN human rights committee on Friday criticized Saudi Arabia for its ongoing airstrikes on Yemen, which it said had killed and maimed hundreds of children.

Colombia’s Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to end a five-decade civil war that has killed more than 200,000 people — and said he received the award in the name of the Colombian people.

Syrian Army makes gains in Aleppo as Assad offers amnesty
Syrian government troops advanced gradually against terrorists inside Aleppo on Friday, as President Bashar al-Assad offered them amnesty if they surrender the ravaged city.

Europe gets tough with Brexit Britain
Europe’s leaders vowed no compromise on the terms of their divorce with Britain as a free-falling pound on Friday dramatically underscored the perils ahead for Prime Minister Theresa May’s government.

Tehran, Moscow underline resolving Syria crisis through political means
Iranian and Russian officials underlined the need for resolving the crisis in Syria through political means and sending humanitarian aid for the civilians trapped in the war-hit areas.

Ebtekar: German FM vows to resolve banking problems
Iran’s vice president said the German foreign minister promised to work for resolving problems facing banking cooperation with the Islamic Republic.

Iran looking into arrest of two Iranians in Kuwait
Tehran is looking into reports that two Iranians have been detained in Kuwait, the Foreign Ministry’s spokesman said.


Tehran Times

Iran, Malaysia agree to strengthen ties
Pres-ident Hassan Rou-hani said on Friday that Iran and Ma-laysia reaffirmed to strengthen ties and restore economic transactions to the pre-sanctions time.

EU says needs ‘strategic and structured dialogue’ with Iran

The European Union has published a document in which it has delineated the prospect for relations with the post-sanctions Iran, empha- sizing “what the EU and Iran need is a strategic and structured dialogue.

S.Korea’s KTC to invest $820m in Iran’s renewable energy
South Korea’s KTC co. signed a deal worth $820 million with Iran’s Investment and Economic De- velopment Committee to build a solar plant and also a wind farm in Iran, IRIB news agency reported on Thursday.

Rouhani’s Asian trip in line with Leader’s guidelines: Velayati
Ali Akbar Ve-layati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Thursday that the President Hassan Rouhani’s visits to the Southeast Asian countries are in line with guidelines set by Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Tehran Gallery makes its debut with photo display of Ashura rituals
Tehran Gallery opened at Tehran’s Department of Culture and Islamic Guidance on Wednesday, dedicating its first exhibit to a photo display of the mourning rituals in Iran for the martyrdom the third Imam of the Shia, Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions.

Ryuji Sato selected for Iran, South Korea match
Japanese referee Ryuji Sato has been selected to officiate Iran and South Korea match in World Cup qualifier.

‘Iraqi army may attack Turkish troops’

Iraqi security officials warn the army may attack occupying Turkish forces deployed to the north should they intervene in an upcoming operation to liberate the city of Mosul from ISIL (Daesh) terrorists.

Japan, Iran hold joint economic forum in Tehran
Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) hosted the Iran-Japan joint economic forum in Tehran on Wednesday, IRIB news agency reported.

Iran takes seat in Universal Postal Union’s Council of Administration
ran managed to secure a seat in the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) Council of Administration over the 26th UPU Congress which was held in Istanbul during September 20-October 7, 2016.

Rouhani’s visit to Malaysia a turning point in ties: ambassador
he Iranian Ambassador to Kuala Lumpur sees President Rouhani’s visit to Malaysia as a turning point in ties between the two Islamic countries, saying it indicates the will of the two nations to increasingly share views on issues of mutual concern and interest.

‘Iranians should appreciate security in the country’
A former Iranian diplomat told reporters on Thursday that the Iranian people should appreciate the security in the country as the issue has turned into an important global challenge.

Only dialogue can settle Syria crisis, Iran tells U.S.

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday that “dialogue” and “diplomacy” are the only ways forward to settle the long-running conflict inSyria.