Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 15-04-2018

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US, UK, France launch strikes on Syria
US, British and French forces struck Syria with more than 100 missiles on Saturday in the first Western strikes against the Syria, targeting what they called chemical weapons sites in retaliation for a poison gas attack, allegedly attributed to Syrian government.

New clashes in Gaza after deadly violence
Clashes erupted as thousands protested for a third consecutive Friday along Gaza’s fence amid violence in which Israeli forces have killed 34 Palestinians and wounded hundreds of others.

Iran, Germany: No links between nuclear deal, missile program
Iranian and German foreign ministers on Friday emphasized that the Iran missile program has nothing to do with the Iran nuclear deal.

Tehran, Ankara sign agreement on border cooperation
Iranian and Turkish officials signed an agreement to boost cooperation between the two neighboring countries in border security.

Iran denounces accusations by Arab quartet committee
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected an anti-Iran statement by the Arab Quartet Ministerial Committee as “baseless and insulting”.

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Rouhani: U.S., allies responsible for Syria attack fallout
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that theU.S. and its European allies are responsible for consequences of attacks on Syria.

Iran’s oil output up 3,300 bpd in March: OPEC
According to OPEC’s latest monthly report published on April 13, Iran’s oil production, based on secondary sources,stood at 3.814 million barrels per day (bpd) in March, up 3,300 bpd from that of February.

Tehran: Attack on Syria is against international law
The Iranian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Saturday strongly condemning the U.S.-led attacks on Syria,saying the act is contrary to international law and a violation of Syria’s national sovereignty
and territorial integrity.

‘Vision of light’ from viewpoint of al-Jubeir
In another hateful remarks, this time by Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister, Iran is surprisingly characterized as a “vision of darkness” and Saudi Arabia as a “vision of light”.

Muslims celebrate Eidal-Mabathin Mashhad
Thousands of Muslims came together inthe holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad onthe eve of the Eid al-Mabath on April 13,2018 to celebrate the anniversary of the
appointment of Hazrat Muhammad (S)to prophethood.

Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S., UK,French leaders criminals
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced joint airstrikes by the U.S.,UK and France on Syria as a “crime,”saying the leaders of the three countries are “criminals”.

Velayati: Liberation of Idlib, next step of the resistance front
Ali Akbar Velayati, a top advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolutionon international affairs, has stated that the next step of the resistance front in Syria is to liberate Idlib.

Iran and Germany say Syria crisis should be settled politically
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his German counterpart Heiko Maas in a phone conversation on Friday highlighted the necessity to settle the Syrian conflict politically.

Europeans and U.S. make progress in push to preserve nuclear deal: Bloomberg
U.S. and European officials said they’ve made progress on the Iran nuclear accord to address ballistic missiles and sunset provisions, raising optimism among Americanallies that President Donald Trump
can be persuaded not to scrap the deal,Bloomberg reported.

Rouhani says Iran will continue backing regional states
President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Iran will continue supporting the countries in the Middle East region.