Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 12-02-2018

Iran Daily

Iran marks 39th anniversary of Islamic Revolution
Iranians held nationwide rallies to mark the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution and renew their allegiance to the Islamic establishment.

North Korean leader invites South president to Pyongyang
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks in Pyongyang, South Korean officials said on Saturday, setting the stage for the first meeting of Korean leaders in more than 10 years.

Syrian Army downs Israeli F-16
An anti-aircraft missile fired by Syrian air defense downed an intruding Israeli F-16 warplane that attacked positions inside Syrian territory on Saturday.

36th Fajr Film Festival winners honored
The annual Fajr Film Festival (FFF) came to an end on Sunday at Tehran’s Milad Tower after presenting awards to the best of cinematic productions in the past year.

Invincible Iran claims 12th Asian futsal trophy
Iran was crowned the AFC Futsal Championship winner for the 12th time after beating Japan 4-0 on Sunday.

Massive rallies crushing response to enemies: Leader
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the massive participation of the Iranian people in nationwide rallies marking the 39th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution gave a firm and crushing response to foreigners and enemies.

Tehran welcomes lending impetus to development of Tashkent ties
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran welcomes efforts to lend impetus and dynamism to the development of all-out relations with Tashkent.

Zarif urges immediate halt to Saudi war on Yemen, delivery of humanitarian aid
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for an immediate halt to the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen, urging the delivery of humanitarian aid to the war-torn country.

Prosecutor: Iran makes new arrests in spying case
Tehran’s prosecutor said Iranian security forces have identified and arrested several people in connection with a spying case.

World leaders congratulate victory of Iran’s Islamic Revolution
A number of the world leaders congratulated the 39th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution to the Iranian nation and leaders which was celebrated on Sunday.

Tehran Times

Iran crowned AFC futsal champion for 12th time
Iran eased past Japan 4-0 in the AFC Futsal Championship final and emerged winners for the 12th time.

Iran dismisses Israeli drone claim as ‘ridiculous’
Iran on Saturday rejected as “ridiculous” claims by the Israeli regime that it had intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria, stressing the Islamic Republic’s military advisory presence in Syria is at the request of the “legitimate” Syrian government.

U.S. exit from JCPOA will be ‘big strategic mistake’: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States will make a “big strategic mistake” if it decides to pull out of the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Russian passenger plane crashes near Moscow; 71 feared dead
A Russian passenger plane crashed near Moscow after take-off on Sunday and the Kremlin said all
71 people on board were feared dead.

Spectacular march
Iranians poured into the streets in large numbers on Sunday to mark the 39th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution and express their loyalty to the Islamic republic system.

Zarif, Ansarullah spokesman discuss Yemen crisis
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah
Movement held talks on Saturday on the latest developments in Yemen and the ongoing human tragedy caused by the Saudi-led war on the country.

Foreign leaders congratulate Iran on revolution anniversary
Top officials from many countries have congratulated Iran on the anniversary of the Islamic Revolution falling on February 11.

Uzbek FM meets Rouhani, Zarif
Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov on Saturday held meetings in Tehran with President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, according to the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry.