Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 19-09-2017

Iran Daily


Rouhani: Scrapping nuclear deal ‘nothing to be proud of’
President Hassan Rouhani warned that the United States’ potential withdrawal from the multilateral nuclear deal with Iran would constitute a clear non-performance of contractual obligations by Washington.

Iraq top courtorders suspension of Kurdistanreferendum
Iraq’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the suspension of a September 25 referendum on the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan, to examine whether such a poll would be constitutional.

SP Phase 19generated over $3b in 16 months
Revenues exceeding $3 billion were generated from natural gas and condensates in Phase 19 of supergiant South Pars Gas Field in the southern province of Bushehr during April 21, 2016-September 6, 2017.

IAEA rejectsIsraeli claims of notinspecting Iran sites
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) rebuffed recent Israeli claims that the agency showed “weakness” in monitoring the implementation of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran.

Iraq top courtorders suspension of Kurdistanreferendum
Iraq’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the suspension of a September 25 referendum on the independence of Iraqi Kurdistan, to examine whether such a poll would be constitutional.

UN urged to punish Myanmarover Rohingya ‘atrocities’
Pressure tightened on Myanmar Monday as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on the country’s military over driving out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims in an orchestrated “ethnic cleansing” campaign.

US flies warplanes amidtensions with North Korea
The US military flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills with South Korean and Japanese warplanes on Monday, three days after North Korea fired a missile over Japan.

Iran, Switzerland FMs meetin New York
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with his Swiss counterpart Didier Burkhalter in US city of New York on Monday.

Iran calls on IAEA to resistUS ‘unacceptable demands’
Iran’s nuclear chief on Monday accused the United States of seeking to undermine a landmark 2015 deal with major powers, calling on the UN watchdog to resist Washington’s “unacceptable demands.”

Minister: Three satellitesready to be launched
Iran’s Minister of Communication and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi said the country has three satellites that are ready to be launched in due time.

France opens door to strengthen Iran nuclear deal for post-2025
France on Monday gave a staunch defense of the Iran nuclear deal, suggesting there could be talks to strengthen the pact for the post-2025 period but that allowing it to collapse could lead Iran’s neighbors to seek atomic weapons.

Explosive device discovered in central Iran
Iranian security forces discovered an explosive device planted in a car in a city in the central province of Isfahan on Sunday night.


Tehran Times


76 figures ask U.S., EU leaders to sustain Iran nuclear deal
Today 76 senior political, diplomatic and military figures from across Europe in a statement, arguing
that any unilateral US action that jeopardizes the Iran nuclear deal would trigger a crisis in US-Europe relations, damaging the US’s international standing and credibility in Europe.

Oil Ministry announces priorities
Developing joint oil and gas fields while paying especial attention to environmental protection are among the main priorities of the Iranian Oil Ministry for the next four years.

Saudi prince purging dissent before rise to throne
With a crackdown on dissenters and a charm offensive to woo the kingdom’s swelling youth population, the House of Saud regime’s king-inwaiting Mohammed bin Salman is cementing his grip on power, analysts say.

‘Ridiculous’ if Trump doesn’t back 2-state solution: Palestinian official
A senior Palestinian official said Monday it would be “utterly ridiculous” if Donald Trump did not commit to the two-state solution, ahead of a meeting between the U.S. president and Mahmoud Abbas.

Spanish police confiscate Catalan referendum material
Spanish police have seized more than a million pro-referendum posters and pamphlets in Catalonia, according to government officials.

Human Rights ‘no imported commodity’ in Iran
Head of Iran’s High Council of Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijiani said human rights is not an
“imported commodity” in Iran, rather it is founded on “Islamic rationality”.

Iraq top court rules to suspend Kurdish referendum
Iraq’s top court has ordered the suspension of the Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) planned referendum on independence.

Christians in Tehran celebrate the rite of Exaltation of Holy Cross
A multitude of Armenians celebrated on Sunday, September 17, the rite of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross held in Tehran’s Holy Cross Chapel, at the Ararat Sports Complex.

Violation of nuclear deal will be detrimental to the world, Salehi warns
Ali Akbar Salehi, the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, warned on Monday that a violation of the 2015 nuclear deal will be detrimental to not only its signatories but the entire international community.

Amano: Iran subject to most robust nuclear verification regime
Yukiya Amano, chief of the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency, reconfirmed on Monday that Iran is implementing its commitments under the July 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

‘New U.S. sanctions in line with Iranophobia project’
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday that the U.S. Treasury move in
imposing new sanctions on a number of Iranian individuals is in line with the Iranophobia project.

Rouhani: U.S. will pay high price if Trump scraps nuclear deal
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that America would pay a high price if U.S. President Donald Trump makes good on his threats to scrap the Iran nuclear deal.