Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 11-03-2018

Iran Daily

Iran Leader raps double standard on use of chemical weapons
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei blasted certain countries for applying a double-standard approach to the use of chemical weapons.

Iran’s nine-month agro exports top $4.5b
Iran exported agricultural products worth more than $4.5 billion in the nine months from March 2017.

Iranian wrestlers top their weight classes in UWW rankings
Iranian freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestlers were selected as the best athletes of their weight categories in the latest United World Wrestling (UWW) rankings thanks to the mix of prime hand-to-hand combat skills and complex tactics they exhibited in various high-status international tournaments over the past few months.

US eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure from allies
The United States opened the way for more exemptions from its steel and aluminum tariffs after pressure from allies and intense lobbying from lawmakers, further diluting the measures just after they were formally announced on Thursday.

Syrian troops cut major roads in suburbs of Damascus
Syrian government forces succeeded Saturday in their deepest push yet into the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus, cutting off a major highway that made it hard to move between three parts of the terror-held area, and inflicting a major blow to terrorists there.

Le Drian: Iran nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian ruled out any alteration to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying that the agreement “must not be touched.”

Iran summons British envoy over attack on London embassy
Iran summoned the British ambassador to Tehran over an attack on the Islamic Republic’s diplomatic mission in London.

ICRC: Iran plays effective role in regional peace
President of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer said Iran plays an effective role on creating convergence among regional countries and establishing peace across the Middle East.


Tehran Times

New generation more prepared to repel enemy: Leader
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that today’s youth generation is more prepared than the earlier generation to repel enemy.

Over $4.5b of agricultural products exported in 10 months
Iran exported over 4.7 million tons of agricultural products worth $4.542 billion during the ten-month period ended on January 20, according to the deputy agriculture minister for planning and economic affairs.

‘U.S. claims of Syria chemicals meant to protect terrorists’
Damascus says the accusations leveled by the U.S. and its allies against the Syrian government regarding the use of chemical weapons in the Eastern Ghouta region are meant to protect the terrorist groups and block the army’s advance against foreign-backed militants.

Poor Afghanistan dances to tunes of American menace
After 40 years of bloody conflict, six million homeless Afghans, devastation for three generations, thousands of innocents dead or wounded, and 16 years of boots on the ground, the American Menace may be preparing for another bloody war.

Ali Asghar Khodadoust, Iranian legend of ophthalmology, passes away at 82
Professor Ali Asghar Khodadoust, a world renowned ophthalmologist, passed away at the
age of 82 on Friday.

Iraqi commander: Daesh would have captured Iraq without Iran’s help
Baghdad regards Iran as its most important partner in the fight against Daesh (ISIS), Deputy Chairman of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) Abu Mahdi alMuhandis has said.

Tehran strongly condemns attack on embassy in London
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned attack on its embassy in London, calling for actions to counter the assailants.

France’s Le Drian says Nuclear deal ‘must not be touched’
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has ruled out any changes to the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying that the agreement “must not be touched”.

Senior Iranian judge urges world to counter corruption
A senior Iranian judge, who had visited Japan, has urged the countries all over the world to cooperate in the fight against corruption.