Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 08-01-2018

Iran Daily

US censured at UNSC over Iran meeting
A United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday to discuss the protests in Iran turned into criticism of the United States for requesting to meet on what some member states said was an internal issue.

Brutal, dangerous cold grips US East
Much of the US East Coast woke up on Saturday to brutally cold and dangerous temperatures as the region recovered from a powerful blizzard that unleashed heavy snows and strong winds.

Trump book author says revelations will topple president
The author of a book that is highly critical of Donald Trump’s first year as US president said his revelations were likely to bring an end to Trump’s time in the White House.

North Korea ‘likely’ to join Winter Games
North Korea’s Olympic representative said Saturday the country was “likely to participate” in next month’s Winter Games in South Korea, Kyodo news agency reported, in the latest sign of a thaw in tensions on the peninsula.

Turkish FM: Iran’s security important for Ankara
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that security and stability in Iran is of great importance to Turkey, stressing that Ankara opposes foreign powers’ interference in Iran’s domestic affairs.

More rallies held in Iran to denounce violence
People turned out on the streets in separate cities across Iran for a fourth straight day to express support for the Islamic establishment and denounce the violence that was staged in recent protests.

Tehran Times

Majlis holds closed-door session on protests
Mohammad Qasim Osmani, a lawmaker from Bukan, said during the parliament’s special closed-door meeting on Sunday, top security officials assured lawmakers that security and order have been restored after days of protests in some cities and towns.

Unrest builds up as Saudis vent rage at government price hikes
Saudi Arabians have taken to the social networking services, venting their anger at the
House of Saud regime for hiking domestic gas prices and introducing value-added tax (VAT).

Disregarding child abuse heightens social vulnerability
Child abuse or child maltreatment, includes neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse, exploitation and emotional abuse which would seriously harm a child or increase risks of serious harm to a child that could result in injury or death.

‘Nigeria does not let Sheikh Zakzaky access to doctor’
Sheikh Ibrahim Yaqoub El Zakzaky’S daughter said that “my dad is being held by our government and they won’t let him have access to a doctor or a hospital.”

IRGC, Assembly of Experts praise support for Islamic republic system
Iran’s Assembly of Experts and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps issued separate statements on Sunday praising the Iranian people for supporting the Islamic republic
system in the face of riots that gripped certain cities and towns in the country last week.

Legendary wrestler Gholamreza Takhti remembered
The 50th death anniversary of legendary Iranian wrestler Gholamreza Takhti was observed with reverence and respect on Sunday.

‘No country can undermine TehranIslamabad ties’
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Sunday that no country can undermine relations between Tehran and Islamabad.

Iran urges cooperation with Pakistan to counter U.S.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Sunday that Islamic countries, especially Iran and Pakistan, should expand cooperation against the U.S. policies.

Police: Key riot organizers detained
Police announced on Sunday that the main plotters of the recent scattered riots in some Iranian towns and cities have been arrested, vowing strong response to hostile groups and terrorists.