Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 23-11-2016

Iran Daily

Leader: US-led coalition failing against Daesh
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the so-called international coalition led by the United States to fight the Daesh terrorist group has not been successful.

New BP committee to navigate deals in Iran
BP has created a new executive committee with top non-US members to steer efforts by the oil giant to explore for business in Iran without breaching US sanctions that remain in place.

World’s largest reinsurance firm eying Iran market
Iran said Germany’s Munich Re – the world’s biggest reinsurance company – is considering providing its services to the Islamic Republic.

Iraqi forces set to retake another Mosul neighborhood
Iraqi troops moved on Tuesday to retake another neighborhood in the eastern sector of the northern city of Mosul but were facing stiff resistance from Daesh terrorists, according to a top Iraqi commander.

Turkey dismisses 15,000 more after coup bid
Turkey on Tuesday dismissed 15,000 more officials, from soldiers and police officers to tax inspectors and midwives, and shut 375 institutions and news outlets, deepening purges after a failed coup.

Russia accuses UN envoy of ‘sabotaging’ Syria resolution
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday accused the UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura of “sabotaging” a resolution backing peace talks.

Iranian MPs urge measures against US JCPOA violations
A majority of Iranian lawmakers urged the administration of President Hassan Rouhani to take appropriate measures to respond to any violations of a multilateral nuclear deal by the United States.

Salehi: Iran transfers 11 tons of heavy water to Oman under JCPOA
The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said the country has transferred 11 tons of heavy water to Oman as part of its obligations under last year’s nuclear agreement with the P5+1 group of countries.

Security forces dismantle terror cell
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry busted a terrorist team in the eastern parts of the country, a security official said.

Zarif, Gentiloni discuss ties, regional developments
Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni, in a telephone conversation, discussed a range of issues.

Tehran Times

Leader: U.S. neither intends nor can uproot ISIS
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has made a case against the U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS, rejecting that it has been successful so far.

Iran stops sending artworks to German, Italian shows
Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri has said that Iran’s plan to loan a collection of Western artworks from the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) has been halted.

Trump must face reality that JCPOA is ‘multilateral agreement’: ex-CIA official
A former CIA counter-terrorism official says U.S. president-elect Donald Trump must realize that the JCPOA – the official name for the nuclear deal between Iran and great powers – is a “multilateral agreement” that reversing it will cause a major rift between Washington and other major powers.

Trump will be tamed by reality: Iran’s nuclear chief
Iran’s nuclear chief has said he is not worried about Donald Trump’s inflammatory remarks, underscoring that the president-elect will be tamed by realities of the nuclear deal.

Oil prices at highs for November on hopes of OPEC deal
Oil prices rose on Tuesday to their highest this month as a growing consensus emerged in the market that OPEC would overcome internal disputes and scepticism to strike a deal that materially reduces crude output.

Tehran conference discusses effects of war on environment
On Tuesday, a special ceremony was held in Tehran to mark the international Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, which is observed each year by the United Nations on November 6.

Rouhani: Iran values ties with European states
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran prioritizes ties with European countries and is determined to develop cooperation with them.

Iran says not passive if JCPOA fails
Iran said on Tuesday it will not sit passively if Washington fails to honor the nuclear deal, threatening to retaliate for any hostile move.