Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 30-12-2017

Iran Daily

Germany top EU exporter to Iran
Germany was the top exporter to Iran among EU countries during the eight months to November 22 exporting goods worth $1.792 billion. The European country stood fifth after China, UAE, Turkey and South Korea.

Iran receives 11th plane following JCPOA
A senior Iranian aviation official announced that two other ATR 72-600 for the national flag-carrier, Iran Air, have received license to register and conduct flights.

Dozens killed as evacuations completed from Syria enclave
Intense fighting killed dozens of people on the edge of the last Syrian province entirely outside government control as aid workers completed a series of medical evacuations from another terrorist-held area on Friday.

Ex-soccer star Weah wins Liberia’s presidency
Former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah has been elected Liberia’s new president by a wide margin as the West African nation faces its first democratic transfer of power in more than 70 years.

UN: At least 109 Yemeni civilians killed in Saudi airstrikes
A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has killed 109 civilians in airstrikes in the past 10 days, including 54 people at a crowded market and 14 members of one family on a farm, the top UN official in the country said on Thursday.

At least 12 dead in New York deadliest fire in decades
Investigators in New York City searched early on Friday for the cause of an apartment fire that killed 12 people including four children in the city’s deadliest blaze in at least a quarter of a century.

Pakistani Army: Iran, Pakistan to share border of peace, friendship
The Pakistani Army said joint efforts are underway to turn the frontier separating Iran and Pakistan into a “border of peace and friendship.”

Iran condemns deadly terror attack in Kabul
Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a suicide attack on a cultural center in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul that killed tens of people on Thursday.

Iran urges Canada answer over killing of national by police
Tehran condemned the fatal shooting of an Iranian national by the Canadian police, calling for Ottawa’s explanation over the issue.

Foreign aid to Iran quake victims continues
The UN and an Italian church have aided the victims of the deadliest earthquake of the year in the western province of Kermanshah.


Tehran Times

Tehran lambastes terror attack on Afghan cultural sites
The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Thursday strongly condemned a suicide attack on a cultural center in Kabul, which left at least 41 people killed.

Iran holds Canada responsible for death of national
Tehran has condemned the fatal shooting of an Iranian national by the Canadian police, calling for Ottawa’s explanation over the issue.

IRGC calls for vigilance against new plots
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps issued a statement on Friday urging more vigilance in the face of new plots against the country.

Iranian media condemn terror attack on Afghan news agency
A number of senior editors from the Iranian media outlets issued a statement on Friday strongly condemning suicide attacks on the Afghan Voice news agency in Kabul on Thursday.

Factors slowing down privatization in Iran
The law on implementation of the general policies of the Article 44 of Iran’s Constitution on privatizing
state-owned companies was declared in 2006 in a bid to downsize the government and promote the private sector’s role in the national economy.

Trump could kill Iran nuclear deal in January: Politico
U.S. President Donald Trump will soon face a series of deadlines during which he could deliver on a campaign promise to rip up the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement.

Azeri National Assembly speaker invited to OIC parliamentary union meeting
Javad Jahangirzadeh, the Iranian ambassador to Baku, met with Speaker of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan Ogtay Asadov on Thursday inviting him to the Parliamentary Union of the OIC Member States summit.

Israel, U.S. reach secret deal to tackle Iran: report
Senior officials from the United States and Israel have met secretly in Washington to hammer out a deal on confronting Iran on several fronts, according to Israel’s Channel 10 News.

Netanyahu claims Iran imprisons Christians
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed that the Islamic Republic of Iran tortures Christians merely for practicing their faith.