Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 08-10-2017

Iran Daily


World will renounce US if it breaches nuclear deal
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned on Saturday that if the United States violated the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers then it would hurt its own reputation in the international community.

Russia says kills 180 terrorists, mercenaries in Syria
Some 120 Daesh terrorists and 60 foreign mercenaries were killed in a series of Russian airstrikes in Syria over the past 24 hours, the Defense Ministry in Moscow said on Saturday.

IAEA stresses confidentiality of Iran data
The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) rejected criticism that the organization under his watch is being “too soft” on Iran.

Zarif: Iran not on ‘collision course’ with US
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s stance that its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers is non-negotiable does not put it on a “collision course” with the United States.

Spain protesters demand action over Catalonia crisis
Thousands of demonstrators rallied across Madrid on Saturday calling for Spanish unity and demanding action to resolve a volatile political crisis over plans by Catalan separatists to declare independence.

Merkel supports German coalition with Greens, Free Democrats
German Chancellor Angela Merkel lobbied party members Saturday to stand behind efforts to build a new coalition with the Free Democratic Party and Greens, saying it’s the best suited to govern the country.

Iran rejects reports over negotiation on its missile program
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the Islamic Republic’s missile program is for defensive purposes and is not open to any negotiations.

Iran slams Australia for lack of cooperation over pregnant inmate’s case
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashqavi criticized the Australian government for its refusal to cooperate with Tehran on the case of an Iranian pregnant woman detained on charges of violating US commercial laws.


Tehran Times


New plot to create new Israel, Shahroudi says of Kurdistan vote
Chair- cial, as saying on October 3. 10 man of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi on Saturday described the independence referendum in the Iraqi Kurdistan as an act of treason against the Muslim world.

Sistan-Baluchestan draws 350,000 foreign tourists in H1
Some 350,000 foreign travelers visited Iran’s Sistan-Baluchestan during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year, starting March 21, as the southeastern province seeks to become a tourist hub for both avid sightseers and history buffs.

Petchem output up 5% in H1 yr/yr
Petrochemical production in Iran rose five percent during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-September 22) compared to the first half of the past year, according to Ali-Mohammad Bossaqzadeh, the production control director of National Petrochemical Company (NPC).

Iran did not agree to anything about defense power: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran’s stance that its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers is non-negotiable does not put it on a “collision course” with the United States.

Sanctions alone won’t get North Korea to give up nuclear arms: Boston professor
A professor of international relations from Boston University believes that economic sanctions alone will not prompt North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

Rustic charm of nomadic life
A nomad boy caresses a lamb in a countryside in western Hamedan Province in an undated photo.

Rouhani calls nuclear deal ‘moral victory’ for Iran
President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the 2015 nuclear deal marked a “moral victory” for Iran in the face of unsubstantiated claims about the true nature of Iran’s nuclear activities.

Tehran insists missile program is nonnegotiable
On Friday the Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement insisting on Tehran’s long held policy that the Islamic Republic’s missile program is not contrary to the UN Security Council Resolution 2231 and is “not negotiable”.

Jack Straw: U.S. pullout from nuclear deal would be ‘dangerous’ and ‘unjustified’
Former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw has told IRNA that a U.S. withdrawal from the JCPOA would be “dangerous” and “unjustified”.