Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 23-05-2017

Iran Daily

Engagement, path to global peace, stability
Engagement with the world is a path to global peace and stability, confident Hassan Rouhani said on Monday after securing more than 57 percent of the vote in Friday’s election.

International Media Forum kicks off in Turkey
Turkey’s Culture and Tourism Minister Nabi Avci described tourism as a lucrative industry for his country, saying Turkey used the industry as a means to promote relations among peoples, open dialogue among civilizations and cultures, and fight against ignorance that “has led to extremism and Islamophobia in today’s world.”

Zarif: Trump ‘milking’ Saudis of hundreds of billions
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said US President Donald Trump’s recent anti-Iran remarks were aimed at “milking” Saudi Arabia.

Iran-EU trade turnover jumps by 265% in three months
Trade exchange between Iran and the 28-nation European Union (EU) in the first three months of 2017 rose by 265 percent against the figure for a year earlier, according to a report released by the statistical office of the EU, Eurostat.

Tense trial opens of alleged Turkey coup ringleaders
More than 220 suspects, including over two dozen former Turkish generals, went on trial Monday accused of being among the ringleaders of the attempted coup last year aimed at ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Iran’s military delegation in Pakistan with message of “peace, friendship”
Head of an Iranian military delegation visiting the neighboring Pakistan, said, “We have come to Pakistan with the message of peace and friendship and for strengthening ties.”

Polish media delegation visits ICPI
A Polish media delegation visited Iran Institute in Tehran on May 22 and held a meeting with Managing Director of Iran Cultural & Press Institute (ICPI) Mohammad-Taqi Roghaniha and Managing Editor of Iran Newspaper Mohammad Fazeli.

Iran unveils new military projects
Iran’s defense minister on Monday unveiled three strategic projects developed by the local experts at the military geography institutes.

Tehran Times

West Karoun oilfields, IP gas pipeline projects prioritized
Iran’s First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri has tasked the Oil Ministry with implementing 11 prioritized projects in the oil and gas sector by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2018).

Fear of internal turmoil prompting Al-Sauds to buy huge arms: U.S. professor
A George Washington University professor says Saudi Arabia is buying huge consignments of arms from the U.S. with the intention to use them against its own people because the rulers in Riyadh are mostly concerned about turmoil at home.

Rouhani win seen speeding Iran oildeals push amid Trump threat
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is in a stronger position after his re-election to push through plans for wooing foreign investors the country needs to boost oil production, according to analysts at Cornerstone Global Associates and SVB Energy.

Iran unveils new military projects
During an event held in Tehran on Monday, Iran unveiled three strategic military projects developed by its local experts.

Lebanese FM: We were unaware of Riyadh announcement
Lebanon Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has expressed his surprise over the concluding statement at Sunday’s Arab Islamic American Summit in Saudi Arabia, which he argued was announced after a Lebanese delegation departed the Kingdom.

World officials seek closer ties with Iran as Rouhani reelected president
Senior world officials are continuing to send messages of congratulation to Hassan Rouhani on his re-election as president, calling for closer ties with Tehran.

Iran Zurkhaneh win title at Baku 2017
Iran’s Zurkhaneh claimed six gold medals and one silver at the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Don’t sell ‘dangerous arms’ to terror supporters, Iran tells Trump
In an open reference to Saudi Arabia which is famous as the hotbed of terrorism, the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday advised the new Trump administration against selling “dangerous weapons to main supporters of terrorism”.