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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 10-02-2018

Iran Daily

Leader: Enemies targeting Islamic Revolution
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned that enemies are resorting to any means at their disposal, including cyberspace and sanctions, to undermine the Iranian nation’s faith in the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

France pushing Iran business ties
France will encourage its firms to do business in Iran despite uncertainty over a landmark 2015 nuclear deal putting the business environment in ‘limbo’, a senior French finance official said on Thursday.

Olympics organizers apologize to Iran for gift gaffe
Organizers of South Korea’s Winter Olympics apologized to the Iranian team before Friday’s opening ceremony for what they called a misunderstanding over gifts of Samsung mobile phones.

EU to set ‘blocking regulations’ if US leaves Iran deal
The European Union could put in place regulations to protect its firms doing business in Iran if the United States withdraws from the 2015 nuclear deal and restores extraterritorial sanctions, a senior EU official said.

Stock markets, under pressure, on track for worst week in years
Global stock markets remained under pressure Friday, headed for one of their worst weekly performances in years, with analysts wondering whether to greet the sell-off as a healthy correction or fear even worse to come.

President: Tehran-Ankara ties should reach strategic level
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan said ties between the two neighbors should reach a strategic level in all fields.

IAEA, EU reaffirm support for Iran nuclear deal
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the European Union (EU) reaffirmed support for the Iran nuclear deal based on their respective mandates in their joint annual meeting in Vienna on Thursday.

Araqchi: No link between JCPOA, Iran regional role
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said there is no link between the country’s nuclear agreement with world powers and the role it plays in the region.

 

Tehran Times

Olympics committee apologies to Iran over Samsung ‘misunderstanding’
Pyeongchang Olympic organizers said they had apologized to Iran on Friday after a diplomatic furor over its athletes being denied special Samsung phones issued for the Games.

IAEA, EU reaffirm support for nuclear deal
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the European Union (EU) on Thursday reaffirmed their support for the Iran nuclear agreement and reviewed progress achieved in working together on
a range of nuclear activities.

Syria: U.S. strike on pro-govt. forces is ‘war crime’
Damascus has strongly denounced as a “war crime” a deadly strike carried out by the U.S.-led military coalition against pro-government forces in Syria’s eastern Dayr al-Zawr province, saying U.S. presence in the country is “illegitimate.”

Rouhani wants ties with Turkey to be ‘strategic’
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a phone conversation on Thursday discussing bilateral ties and international issues.

Aoun: Lebanon military ready to confront Israel
Lebanese President Michel Aoun says he has ordered the country’s armed forces to confront any attempt by Israel to undermine Lebanon’s sovereignty, as Israeli officials stir more territorial tensions with Beirut.

U.S. not to contribute money to Iraq rebuilding: officials
U.S. and Western officials say Washington has no plan to allocate money to the reconstruction of Iraq, ravaged by the war against the Takfiri Daesh terror group, at an upcoming international fund-raising
conference in Kuwait.

One film alone cannot tell the vast story of “The Lost Strait”: director
Director Bahram Tavakkoli said that the true story depicted by his latest movie, “The Lost Strait” on
Iranian combatants in an epic battle in the last days of the 1980-1988 IranIraq war, is too massive to be portrayed in one film.

People have complaints about corruption, discrimination, Leader says
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that the people
have complaints about corruption and discrimination, urging three branches to counter corruption.
“The people have complaints about corruption and discrimination.

Iran can discuss other issues if nuclear deal succeeds: diplomat
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said that Iran can discuss other issues if the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, succeeds.

Iranian officials react firmly to Samsung move
The Iranian foreign minister issued an ultimatum on Thursday to Samsung Co. urging it to apologize for excluding the Iranian Olympians from receiving phones as a gift in the South Korea Winter Olympics, a source said.