Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 27-11-2016

Iran Daily

Cuba’s revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dies at 90
Cuba’s historic revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died Friday, aged 90, after ruling the country for nearly half a century and surviving the eclipse of global communism.

Rouhani: Iran, Turkey need to interact on Mideast stability
President Hassan Rouhani said consultations between Iran and Turkey will contribute to the promotion of peace and stability in the Middle East.

South Koreans rally to demand president’s ouster
Hundreds of thousands rallied in central Seoul on Saturday for a fifth week of protests against President Park Geun-hye, in the largest ongoing series of demonstrations in the country since the 1987 movement to democratize South Korea.

MP: Washington hatching plots for post-Daesh era
The Middle East has plunged into turmoil since the terrorist group Daesh seized territory in Iraq and Syria.

Kuwait votes in parliamentary election
Kuwaitis went to the polls Saturday for the first election contested by the opposition in nearly four years amid fresh disputes over cuts in subsidies due to falling oil revenues.

Iran calls on Djibouti president to stop implementing others’ orders
The Iranian Foreign Ministry dismissed unfounded claims by Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh that the Islamic Republic is interfering in the affairs of regional countries, urging him to stop implementing the commands of others.

Leader urges officials to address causes of deadly incidents
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei voiced deep sorrow over the recent incidents in Iran and neighboring Iraq that led to the deaths of scores of Iranian nationals, urging the country’s officials to delve into the roots of these problems.

Defense minister: Russia accepts Iran’s condition for fighter jet purchase
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said on Saturday that Moscow has accepted Tehran’s terms on “joint investment and supplying technology” for the purchase of Russian-made Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jets.

Tehran Times

Rouhani: Stability in Syria, Iraq shapes quality of ties with Turkey
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Saturday that security and stability in regional countries, especially in Iraq and Syria, should form the basis of interaction and cooperation between Iran and Turkey.

Iran most vibrant economy in MENA during 2017-21: EIU
In its recent global forecast the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said Iran will be the most vibrant economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) during 2017-2021.

Fidel Castro, revolutionary spirit of Cuba, dies at 90
Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary leader who built a communist state on the doorstep of the United States and for five decades de- fied the U.S. efforts to topple him, died on Friday.

Commander touts IRGC economic agenda
Iran’s R e v o l u t i o n a r y Guards Corps commander Mohammad Ali Jafari on Saturday defended IRGC’s economic activities, saying that the military’s economic muscle is intrinsic to its commitment to the Islamic revolution and promotion of its goals.

Iran optimistic about OPEC deal
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Saturday that it is possible for OPEC members to reach an agreement to stabilize the oil market.

Daesh attack reveals its decline: ex-ambassador
Iran’s former ambassador to Baghdad has censured Daesh’s deadly attack on Arbaeen pilgrims south of Baghdad, saying the move indicates the terrorist group is on decline.

Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors claim AFC Champions League 2016 title
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors won the title of the 2016 AFC Champions League on Saturday night.

Extreme cold freezes Ganjnameh waterfall
Ganjnameh waterfall in the north-central city of Hamedan has frozen over in the incredibly cold weather.

Leader: Authorities should not appear lax on painful incidents
Leader of the Islamic Revolution has urged authorities to pay more heed to the people’s concerns after more than a hundred Iranians were killed and more dozens injured in two separate tragic incidents in Iraq and Iran.

Iranian officials offer condolences over death of Fidel Castro
On Saturday, President Hassan Rouhani offered the Cuban nation condolences over the death of Fidel Castro.

‘Daesh takes brutal acts out of frustration’
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Saturday that Daesh takes “brutal” acts out of frustration.

Violating JCPOA harder than it seems: New York Post
An article published by the New York Post on Friday says that dismantling the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which Trump has previously called his “No. 1 priority”, may be harder than it seems.