Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 16-04-2018

Iran Daily

South Korea’s March Iranian crude imports at 1.37m tons
South Korea imported 1.37 million tons of Iranian crude, or 324,612 barrels per day (bpd) in March, the country’s customs data showed.

Iran deal’s fate may rest on late European interventions
The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.

Army announces full liberation of Syria’s Ghouta
The Syrian Army declared that all terrorists have left Eastern Ghouta, after a blistering two-month offensive on the terrorist enclave on the outskirts of the capital.

Myanmar announces return of first Rohingya family
Myanmar’s government said it has repatriated the first family of Rohingya refugees, among the 700,000 who fled a brutal crackdown, but the move was slammed by rights groups as a publicity stunt which ignored warnings over the security of returnees.

Assad:Western strikes act of aggression
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers on Sunday that Western missile strikes on his country were an act of aggression.

Zarif condemns ‘illegal’ move by US, Britain, France against Syria
Iran’s foreign minister in a telephone conversation with his British counterpart condemned the “arbitrary, illegal and unilateral” move by the US, Britain and France to attack Syria under the pretext of a suspected chemical attack in the Arab country.

Iranian speaker starts Southeast Asian tour
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani left Tehran for Hanoi on Sunday at the start of a tour of Vietnam and Sri Lanka in a bid to boost relations with the Southeast Asian countries.

Tehran Times

Rouhani, Putin: Attack on Syria might trigger chaos
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Sunday discussed over the telephone the recent strikes on Syria by the U.S., Britain, and France, believing it can trigger a chaos in the world.

Iranian military says Syria raid is open support for terrorists
The Iranian army has condemned a recent attack on Syria by a coalition of the U.S., UK, and France,
stressing it was a sign that the Western trio is backing terrorists.

Assad tells Russian lawmakers Western strikes were act of aggression
Syrian President Bashar Assad told a group of Russian lawmakers on Sunday that Western missile strikes on his country were an act of aggression.

Trump and allies can’t accept defeat in Syria: expert
There has been a resurgence of the neo-orientalist discourse of “the axis of evil” coined and perpetuated by the Bush administration in 2002 by applying the stereotypes and clichés about the East.

Kermanshahi people cherish local traditions
In an attempt to keep alive cherished traditions, people of the western province of Kermanshah held a festival on Saturday.

Zarif to UK: No country has right to take obstinate action against others
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Boris Johnson on Sunday that “no country has the right to obstinately take punitive actions against others outside international regulations.”

Iranian parliament condemns attack on Syria
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday condemned the U.S.-led attack on Syria, saying it runscontrary to international law.

Velayati says Iran will continue backing Syria
Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Sunday that Iran is standing beside Syria.

‘U.S., Israel, Saudi have set up anti-Iran alliance’
A former Iranian diplomat believes that the election of Donald Trump as the president of the United States has paved theway for Saudi Arabia, Israel, and the U.S. toform an anti-Iran alliance.