The Iran Project

Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 11-02-2017

Iran Daily
Iranians celebrate Islamic Revolution anniversary
Millions of Iranians took to the streets across the country to celebrate the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution that overthrew the Pahlavi regime and set the stage for the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Mogherini: US says will fully implement Iran nuclear deal
The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Friday she was reassured during meetings with the Trump administration that the United States was committed to the full implementation of the Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

UN warns children at risk as Yemen ‘catastrophe’ looms
Three UN agencies on Friday launched an appeal for emergency food aid to conflict-torn Yemen to avoid a humanitarian “catastrophe” that will hit children the hardest.

Assad rejects safe zones in Syria
President Bashar al-Assad rejected the creation of safe zones for refugees and displaced people in Syria, an idea supported by US President Donald Trump, according to a transcript from an interview with Yahoo News released on Friday.

Over 100 dead in Brazil amid police strike
More than 100 people have been reported killed during a six-day strike by police in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo, as hundreds of troops patrolled streets attempting to keep order with schools and businesses closed and public transport frozen.
Tehran Times

Hungarian bank opens €85m credit line for Iran
The Hungarian Export-Import Bank (Exim Bank) has opened an 85-million-euro credit line to enhance bilateral trade with Iran, Tasnim news agency reported on Friday.

Appeals court rules against Trump travel ban
A United States appeal court’s refusal to reinstate a temporary travel ban on refugees and citizens from seven mainly Muslim countries is a setback for U.S. President Donald Trump’s sweeping immigration agenda, but the government is pressing ahead on multiple legal fronts.

Today it’s “Neither East, nor West – but the Islamic Republic”
Exactly 38 years ago, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned to Iran after 15 years in exile.

Senior officials attend February rallies
President Hassan Rouhani (M), Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi participate a rally staged in Tehran on Friday.

Nationwide rallies a ‘response’ to White House
On Friday, February 10, Iran celebrated the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.

Velayati: U.S. does not dare carry out military threats against Iran
Ali Akbar Velayati, the senior foreign policy advisor to the Leader, has said that the U.S. does not dare carry out its military threats against Iran.

Enemies cannot pose any military threats against Iran: advisor
Yahya Rahim Safavi, a senior advisor to the Supreme Leader on military affairs, said on Friday that “extra-regional enemies” cannot pose any military threats against Iran.

NAM condemns U.S. moves against Iran
The N o n – A l i g n e d Movement issued a statement on Friday condemning the U.S. unilateral actions against Iran especially the visa ban and new sanctions on 25 Iranian individuals and companies.

Govt. sorts out next year’s priorities, environment features strongly
The Iranian government declared on Friday its priorities for the next year with environmental issues strongly represented.

Key reformist says not aware of letter to Leader
A senior reformist parliamentarian said on Friday he was not aware of a letter from reformists to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, which certain media outlets had reported about.

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