Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 14-11-2016

Iran Daily

President Rouhani inaugurates three oilfields in Khuzestan
President Hassan Rouhani launched the first phase production at three fields in the oil-rich Khuzestan Province, bringing its total crude output closer to pre-sanctions levels.

Satellite images show Myanmar Rohingya villages torched
Hundreds of buildings in Rohingya villages in western Myanmar have been torched, according to new satellite images released on Sunday as fresh fighting flared in the strife-torn region.

Saudi Arabia: OPEC production cut ‘imperative’
Saudi Arabia’s oil minister said it was “imperative” that OPEC nations finalize an agreement over a cut in oil production aimed at boosting crude prices, Algerian media said Sunday.

Iraqi forces recapture Nimrud near famed ancient ruins
Iraqi forces said Sunday they had recaptured the Nimrud area, the site of an ancient Assyrian city blown up by the Daesh terror group, as they battled the terrorists south of Mosul.

Anti-Trump protesters march by tens of thousands nationwide
Donald Trump’s presidential upset win sparked a fourth day of protests across the United States, with tens of thousands of protesters railing against him.

Iran condemns Pakistan terrorist attack
The Iranian Foreign Ministry denounced a huge terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Balochistan Province, which killed tens of innocent people, including women and children.

Iran to join Paris climate change treaty
Iranian lawmakers voted in favor of a bill that allows Iran to join the Paris climate change agreement, paving the way for the country to participate in the global effort on curbing emissions.

Official: Over 1m Iranians enter Iraq for Arba’een rituals
Spokesman for organization in charge of Arba’een rituals, Hamidreza Goudarzi, said on Sunday that over one million Iranian pilgrims have so far crossed into Iraq through four official border crossings.

Top Iranian, Russian parliamentarians meet in Tehran
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani held talks with visiting Russia’s Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Ivanovna Matvienko in Tehran.

Tehran Times

Rouhani inaugurates major development plans
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a one-day trip to the southwestern province of Khuzestan on Sunday inaugurated a number of important development projects in the region, IRIB reported.

Iran will boycott AFC Annual Awards: official
The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) will not be attending this year’s AFC Annual Awards gala after no Iranian players have been nominated for the award.

1.2 million Iranians already in Iraq for Arbaeen
The spokesman of the Arabeen central headquarters has said during the past few days 1.2 million Iranians have left the country for Iraq to attend the Arbaeen mourning rite in Karbala.

Koreans to build $400m neuroscience hospital in Tehran
South Korea’s G.G Foundation is to invest $400 million in building a neuroscience hospital in Tehran.

“Life+1 Day” crowned best at Geneva film festival
Saeid Rustai’s “Life+1 Day” won the best film award at the 22nd Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans, which was held in the Swiss city from November 4 to 12.

Zarif says patience on international issues no right policy
The Iranian foreign policy point man has said it is not working anymore to hold off on taking the initiative to address issues of international relevance, appearing critical of the European Union’s current policy.

Iran seeks secure, stable Iraq: Majlis speaker
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has stressed the importance of bolstering cordial relations among Muslim and Arab countries, saying the Islamic Republic seeks a stable and secure Iraq.

Tehran mayor, Hungarian parliament chief review transport cooperation
Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, the mayor of Tehran, and the Hungarian Parliament speaker Laszlo Kover on Sunday held talks to assess cooperation on transportation system.

World surprised by nuclear deal, Rouhani says
With the world worried about President-elect Donald Trump’s leadership skills, President Hassan Rouhani has hailed the 2015 nuclear deal a “surprise” to the whole world.

Larijani advises against hasty remarks about Trump
Iran’s parliament speaker has advised against making premature remarks about U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, stressing it should be left to the Iranian Foreign Ministry to take a clear stance on his presidency.

Hope bloc has presented plan with environmental focus, MP says
The Hope parliamentary bloc has released a comprehensive plan which covers five spheres including protection of environment and natural resoruces, MP Mahmoud Sadeqi says.

Condition of Iranians asylum seekers in Australia inhumane
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs Hassan Qashqavi has said the condition in which the Iranian asylum seekers are held in Australia is “inhumane”.