Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 28-9-2017

Iran Daily


Iran bids farewell toiconic martyr Hojaji

Iranians held a large funeral procession in the capital, Tehran, in honor of iconic martyr Mohsen Hojaji, who was beheaded by the Takfiri Daesh terror group in Syria last month.


Corbyn: Labour ‘ready for government’

Britain’s main opposition Labour Party is “now the political mainstream” and “ready for government”, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Wednesday following unexpected advances in a June general election.


World continues to criticize, condemn KRG independence referendum

World countries continue to voice harsh criticism over the independence referendum held by Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region on Monday, condemning the vote as a move that would work to the detriment of the entire region and destabilize the Middle East.


Interpol approves Palestinian membership bid

Interpol on Wednesday approved the Palestinian Authority’s membership bid, a new victory in its drive for international representation despite strong Israeli opposition.


IAEA monitoring of Iran deal going on smoothly: Amano

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said that Iran has been providing the UN nuclear watchdog with all the necessary access it requires to monitor Tehran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the inspection process is going on smoothly.


Taysu to represent Turkey at G-20 Youth Summit in France

Global Connection General Coordinator Onur Taysu has been invited to represent Turkey at the G-20 Youth Summit, which will be held in France.


Iran: Elimination of nukes every state’s legal, political, moral responsibility

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said that working towards the total purging of nuclear weapons is a “legal, political and moral responsibility” of every state.

Tehran Times


Leader pays tribute to national icon

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, on Wednesday morning paid tribute to Mohsen Hojaji, who was decapitated by Daesh in Syria last month.


Iranian parliament condemns Iraqi Kurdistan referendum

Iranian MPs issued a strongly worded statement on Wednesday condemning the independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.


Elimination of nuclear weapons is ‘moral responsibility’, Iran says

Abbas Araqchi, Iranian deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, said on Tuesday that total elimination of nuclear weapons is a “legal, political and moral responsibility”.


UNESCO experts in Iran weighing historical Sasanian cities

Experts form the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) accompanied by archaeologists from Germany and Italy visited parts of the historical  Sasanian ancient cities and ruins on Wednesday as part of the process for inscribing the ensemble on UNESCO World Heritage List, IRNA reported on Wednesday.


Top U.S. general: Exiting Iran nuclear pact would make future deals tough

The top U.S. military officer said on Tuesday Iran was complying with the pact curbing its nuclear program and warned that any American decision to walk away from it would make other nations less likely to enter into agreements with the United States.


Amano: Iran’s nuclear program different from North Korea

Yukiya Amano, chief of the United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency, said on Tuesday that Iran’s nuclear program is different from situation in North  Korea, noting “in the JCPOA’s case, diplomacy worked”.


Guards chief: Daesh to be wiped out in 2 months

On Wednesday the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said Daesh would be wiped out in two months.