Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 14-11-2017

Iran Daily


Hundreds killed in Iran-Iraq quake
Iranian rescuers searched for survivors trapped under rubble after a 7.3-magnitude earthquake jolted the Iran-Iraq border, killing more than 450 people and injuring over 7,100.

OPEC sees tighter 2018 oil market as demand grows, supply falls
OPEC on Monday forecast higher demand for its oil in 2018 and said its production-cutting deal with rival producers was reducing excess oil in storage, pointing to an even tighter global market next year.

Crude exports doubled after JCPOA
According to statistics released by International Affairs Office of National Iranian Oil Company and the export figures revealed by Iranian Oil Terminals Company, Iran’s oil exports have doubled since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) went into effect in January 2016.

New UNESCO chief brushes off US pullout
UNESCO’s new chief on Monday brushed aside the United States’ decision to walk out of the UN cultural body, saying the organization had survived long periods without Washington before.

EU ministers reiterate support for Iran nuclear deal
Foreign ministers of the three European parties to the Iran nuclear agreement emphasized the necessity for saving the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group – Russia, China, the US, Britain, France and Germany.

Leader hails Iraq for hosting Arbaeen pilgrims
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei commended the Iraqi government and nation for hosting millions of pilgrims during Arbaeen, hailing the huge turnout in the event as a sign of the Muslim world’s growing willingness to pursue sacred goals.

President submits bill to parliament on joining int’l convention
President Hassan Rouhani has submitted a bill to Parliament, which proposes Iran joining the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism.

Iran ‘hopes Hariri returns to Lebanon, helps restore calm’
Iran said it hopes that Saad Hariri, who has resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister, will return home from Saudi Arabia and help restore calm to his country by pursuing his resignation there.


Tehran Times


Macron’s remarks not accurate: Iran
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the recent remarks made by French President Emanuel Macron about Iran’s missile program were “not accurate”.

Syria war intended to divide, weaken independent nations: Sydney professor
Tim Anderson, a senior lecturer in political economy at the University of Sydney, believes that the war on Syria was intended to weaken and divide independent countries in the region.

I have trouble understanding no military solution was possible in Syria: Erdogan
Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that those who do not believe in a military solution in Syria should pull their troops out, after Russia and the United States said no military solution was possible in Syria.

Flying girl of Iran hopes to increase female skydivers
Fatemeh Akrami, the only female skydiver in Iran, hopes to instruct skydiving to as many interested girls as possible.

Inter-Islamic comparative studies for Muslim World Today
University of Islamic Denominations has been a step forward in Inter-Islamic Comparative Studies and is ready to share and transfer their experiences in this regard.

Expo Pakistan aims to strengthen trade with Iran
Expo Pakistan is the biggest trade fair in Pakistan, showcasing the largest collection of export merchandise and services.

Leader thanks Iraqis for hosting Arbaeen pilgrims
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday that the Arbaeen march shows the promotion of the spirit of “jihad” and “martyrdom” and thanked the Iraqi government and people for hosting millions of pilgrims.

EU3 says wants Iran deal to live on
Foreign ministers of the three European parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) have emphasized the necessity to save the Iran nuclear agreement.

Deadly quake claims hundreds of lives
Dignitaries from around the world offered their heartfelt condolences over the deadly quake which
jolted Iran’s western province of Kermanshah on Sunday night local time.