Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 21-05-2017

Iran Daily

Rouhani reelected
Iranians strongly supported incumbent President Hassan Rouhani in the 12th presidential election with more than 23 million people voting for him to reelect the moderate president for the second four-year term.

Tehran Times

First VP announces prioritized economic programs

Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has tasked the Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs with implementing 14 prioritized programs by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018).

Congratulations pour in for Rouhani from around the world

Officials from various countries including Chinese and Russian leaders on Saturday congratulated Hassan Rouhani on his re-election as president.

Iran ditches plan to buy Mitsubishi planes

Deputy Transport Minister Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan says Iran has forgone plans to buy passenger planes from Japan’s Mitsubishi.

Iran readiest to engage with world: reelected Rouhani

In a live televised address just hours after reelection, President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran is “readier than ever before” to interact with the world.

Few celebrations as 10th anniversary of global crisis nears

In May 2007, Ben Bernanke, then chair of the Federal Reserve, said the problems in the U.S. subprime mortgage market probably would not hurt the economy or the banking system.

Militants begin evacuating town in Syria’s Homs province

In line with the final phase of implementing a deal between the Syrian government and groups operating against Damascus, foreign-backed militants have begun evacuating a district in Homs province.

Huge turnout, result of Iranians’ trust in their Islamic System: Pakistani politician

Renowned Pakistani lawyer and politician says that massive turnout in 12th presidential elections of Iran is the result of Iranians’ trust in Islamic Revolution.

Leader calls Iranians winner of elections

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that the Iranian people and the Islamic Republic system are winners of the May 19 presidential elections.

Zarif says Iran derives stability from people

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Iran derives stability from the people and not the coalitions.