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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 24-08-2017

Iran Daily

 

Iran-EU bilateral trade rises by 94 percent in one year
The total value of bilateral trade between Iran and the European Union (EU) over the first half of 2017 has reached about 9.9 billion euros, according to data released by the European Commission.

Iran finishes runner-up in world Greco-Roman championships
Three bronze medals gave Iran’s Greco-Roman team a runner-up finish in 2017 World Wrestling Championships in Paris, France.

Turkish FM in Iraq to warn against Kurdish referendum
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was in Iraq on Wednesday to warn Iraqi and Kurdish leaders against next month’s independence referendum in the country’s Kurdish region.

Iraqi forces advance toward heart of Daesh-held bastion
Iraqi forces advanced Wednesday toward central Tal Afar, one of Daesh’s last strongholds in the country, as aid workers braced for an exodus of civilians fleeing the fighting.

IRGC: No joint anti-PKK operation with Turkey on agenda
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dismissed reports about plans for a joint operation with Turkey against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants outside the Iranian borders.

Zarif cautions Amano against US envoy’s talks on JCPOA
Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, complained to head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) that a visit by the US ambassador to the UN was intended to sow doubt about the nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Najafi elected Tehran mayor
New members of the City Council of Tehran elected Mohammad Ali Najafi as the mayor of the metropolis by a unanimous vote on Wednesday.

Lebanon, Iran view Israel, terrorism as threats to regional stability
Lebanon’s prime minister held talks with an Iranian deputy foreign minister on the threats posed by the Israeli regime and terrorism to the troubled Middle East region.

 

Tehran Times

 

‘New Trump strategy for Afghanistan to prove abortive’
Leader of the Islamic Movement of Afghanistan Party Mohammad Mukhtar Mufleh said increasing America’s military presence in Afghanistan, under Trump’s new strategy, will yield no fruitful result.

Iran-Europe trade up 94% on year in H1
Trade exchange between Iran and Europe increased 94 percent in the first half of 2017 from the same
time in 2016, based on the latest figures released by the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.

Fresh Saudi airstrikes kill dozens in Yemen’s Sana’a
Dozens of people have lost their lives in fresh air raids conducted by the House of Saud regime warplanes against residential areas in Yemen’s western Sana’a Province.

Erdogan conveys Turkey’s unease over U.S. support for Kurdish militants IRNA/ Mojtaba Mohammadlo
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday told U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis that Turkey felt unease over U.S. support for Kurdish militant group YPG, presidential sources said.

Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opens
The 26th Iran Handmade Carpet Exhibition opened its doors to the public at the Tehran Permanent
International Fairgrounds on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia has been harmed by its policies: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Saudi Arabia’s policies in the Middle East region are “destructive” and “harmful” to the country itself.

Haley in Vienna to push inspection of Iran military sites
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley met with International Atomic Energy Agency officials in Vienna on Wednesday for what she described as a fact-finding mission, which is part of President Donald Trump’s review of the deal Iran made with world powers to curb its nuclear program in return for the lifting of most sanctions.

Lebanon, Iran view Israel, terrorism as threats to regional stability
Lebanon’s prime minister has held talks with an Iranian deputy foreign minister on the threats posed by the Israeli regime and terrorism to the troubled Middle East region.

Iran to ‘bake’ yellowcake for Trump?
While President Donald Trump is expected to recertify whether Iran is in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal in September, Tehran has warned that it is capable of resuming high-level uranium enrichment within five days.