Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 04-12-2016

Iran Daily

President: No country allowed to weaken nuclear deal
President Hassan Rouhani warned on Saturday that no country is authorized to undermine last year’s landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.

Hyundai near deal with Iran for 10 ships
Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., a major shipyard in South Korea, looks set to clinch a deal with Iran to supply 10 ships.

Mass protest demands arrest of S. Korean president
Hundreds of thousands of protestors marched in Seoul for the sixth-straight week Saturday to demand the ouster and arrest of scandal-hit President Park Geun-Hye ahead of an impeachment vote in parliament.

Syrian forces seize nearly two-thirds of east Aleppo
Syrian government forces have captured 60 percent of the area previously held by terrorists in eastern Aleppo after gaining new ground on the city’s eastern edge, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday.

India’s UCO bank to open branch in Iran
India’s government-owned bank UCO plans to open a branch in Tehran before the end of the year, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

China protests Trump’s Taiwan call
China protested to Washington Saturday after US President-elect Donald Trump broke with decades of foreign policy and spoke with the president of Taiwan.

Iran’s Supreme Court upholds Zanjani’s death sentence
Iran’s Supreme Court has upheld a death sentence issued by the Court of First Instance against billionaire Babak Zanjani for fraud and money laundering, among other charges.

Iran safely guides 1,100 planes per day through its airspace
Iran is safely guiding an average of 1,100 planes per day passing through its air space, an official said.

Iran-New Zealand economic conference held in Tehran
New Zealand’s Trade Minister Todd McClay attended a conference over economic relations between Iran and New Zealand, which was held in Tehran on Saturday.

Tehran Times

India mulls $20 billion investment in Iran
India is inclined to invest up to $20 billion in Iran, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said.

Iran, Russia to continue war on terror, Rouhani says
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Iran and Russia will continue cooperation in fighting terrorism until it is eradicated.

Economy minister: Sanctions snapback impossible
Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Ali Tayyebnia says the U.S.-led sanctions, lifted under Iran’s nuclear deal six world powers, could not be reimposed on the country.

Russia, Iran to debunk West’s media lies over Aleppo operation
Russia and Iran are developing a joint operation to provide humanitarian aid in Aleppo, after the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) managed to liberate most of the Syrian city.

Intl. Day of Persons with Disabilities marked in Iran
The Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults held a ceremony on Saturday in Tehran to mark the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).

Iran says ISA renewal testifies to U.S. unreliability
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday the U.S. Senate vote to renew the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) indicates that Washington is not reliable enough to deliver its commitments.

Velayati: Sanctions extension is ‘revenge’ against Iran’s achievements
Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, said on Saturday that the Senate’s vote for extending the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another 10 years is a “revenge” against Iran for its achievements.

ISA renewal a blow to U.S. sympathizers, Former nuclear negotiator
A former nuclear negotiator has said the U.S. extension of sanctions against Iran comes as a blow to the pro-American camp inside the country.