Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 09-10-2017

Iran Daily


Iran will give response fitting Trump’s JCPOA stance
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday Iran will give a response fitting any stance adopted by US President Donald Trump on the landmark nuclear agreement reached between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries more than two years ago.

If blacklisted, Iran’s IRGC to treat US Army like Daesh
Iran on Sunday issued a stern warning to the United States about designating the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, saying US regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions are imposed against the country.

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday that he feared US President Donald Trump would quit the Iran nuclear deal next week.

Thousands rally in Barcelona against Catalonia’s secession
Thousands of people were rallying Sunday in downtown Barcelona to protest the Catalan government’s push for secession from the rest of Spain.

Syrian military encircles Daesh in Al-Mayadin
The Syrian Army and its allies have encircled the Daesh terror group in the city of Al-Mayadin, southeast of Deir ez-Zor, in eastern Syria, a Syrian military source said on Sunday.

Speaker: Mali will never cooperate with Iran’s enemies
President of the National Assembly of Mali said many African countries are willing to have expanded relations with Iran and that his country will never cooperate with the country’s enemies.

Iran dismisses Saudi minister’s claims
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly rejected the allegations made by the Saudi foreign minister against Iran as “baseless”.

Judiciary confirms jail term for nuclear negotiating team member
A member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team arrested recently by the country’s intelligence forces has been sentenced to five years in jail on espionage charges, Iranian Judiciary’s Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei confirmed Sunday.

Armenia’s PM due in Iran today
Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan will pay a two-day visit to the Islamic Republic of Iran on October 9 at the invitation of Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri.


Tehran Times


Afghan min. hails Leader’s contribution to education of immigrants
Refugees and Repatriation Minister Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi said that Leader of Islamic Revolution
Ayatollah Khamenei, issuing educational services to all Afghan immigrant students in Iran, contributed greatly to the Afghan people.

Nasrallah: U.S. hampering fight against ISIL
There are some who are working on obstructing the battle against Daesh (ISIL/Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant)”, Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said in a televised memorial speech on Sunday afternoon.

IRGC chief sends strong warning to Trump
The IRGC chief warned on Sunday that if Donald Trump’s administration designates the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as a terrorist organization then the IRGC will consider the U.S. troops like Daesh.

Iran, Australia ties on rise following JCPOA
The implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), signed on July 4, 2015, have increased remarkably relations as well as economic cooperation between Iran and the international community, including Australia.

A real disaster
A top UN official says building a mega refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh would run the risk of health and security woes.

Tehran: Spreading extremism is main feature of Saudi policy
The Iranian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday that spread of extremism and terrorism has been an “obvious characteristic” of Saudi Arabia’s foreign policy during recent years.

Sherman: U.S. to suffer trust deficit if JCPOA decertified
If U.S. President Donald Trump eschews certifying Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal, aka JCPOA, mistrust will emerge, former U.S. undersecretary of state Wendy Sherman said on Saturday.

Zarif: Iran to give proper response to Trump’s nuclear policy
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Iran will give proper response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s approach to the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and P5+1 group and the European Union.

Trump will commit suicide if he leaves decision on JCPOA to Congress
The Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, Mohsen Rezaei, says that if Trump leaves the decision over the nuclear deal upon Congress, it would be a political suicide of the POTUS.