Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 17-04-2018

Iran Daily

Keeping Iran deal vital for EU
The European Union foreign policy chief said preserving Iran nuclear deal is vital for the European bloc.

Turkey’s opposition protests state of emergency
Supporters of Turkey’s main opposition party staged sit-in demonstrations across Turkey to protest the state of emergency that was declared after a coup attempt in 2016.

Iran, Tajikistan agree to boost ties
Iran and Tajikistan on Monday agreed to strengthen bilateral relations and cooperation in various fields.

Trump ‘morally unfit’ for office, fired FBI chief Comey says
Fired former FBI chief James Comey lashed out at US President Donald Trump in an interview with ABC, calling him “morally unfit” to be president and describing him as a serial liar who will “stain everyone around him.”

May, Macron face MPs’ anger over Syria strikes
British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday faced anger from lawmakers for conducting airstrikes with the United States in Syria in their first major military action since coming to power.

Rouhani: Syria strikes prove direct US-terrorist ties
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the “aggressive” US move to carry out military strikes against Syria reveals that Washington has direct ties with terrorists.

Qassemi: After Syria strike, US likely to use lies again for attack
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said a US-led attack on Syria on Saturday was a repeat of Washington’s use of lies to fulfill its interests in line with its expansionist policies.

Intelligence forces seize big haul of explosives in southeastern Iran
Iran’s intelligence forces managed to seize a major consignment of explosives in an operation in the border areas of the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said.

Iran Army unveils chopper gear
The airborne division of Iran’s Army Ground Force on Monday unveiled a series of homegrown equipment, extending the capabilities of its helicopters.

Tehran Times

Transit of goods via Iran up 24%
Transit of goods through Iran rose 24 percent in the past Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 20, according to Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).

Trump ‘morally unfit’ to be president: ex-FBI chief
The United States current President Donald Trump is “morally unfit” to be the U.S. president, says former FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) director James Comey, who has returned to the center of
attention ahead of publishing a memoir recounting the controversies he was involved in during the run-up to the 2016U.S. presidential election.

Amnesty calls for investigations about Israeli crimes
The Israeli authorities must put an immediate end to the excessive and lethal force being used to suppress Palestinian demonstrations in Gaza, human rights NGO(non-governmental organization) Amnesty International said as fresh protests began.

Persepolis advance to ACL knockout stage as Group C table-toppers
Persepolis of Iran defeated Al Sadd of Qatar and advanced to the 2018 AFC Champions League knock out stage as Group C table-toppers.

Tehran says Syria raid won’t impact foreign policy
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the recent aggression against Syria, which is considered “warmongering”, will not impact Iran’s foreign policy, noting that Tehran will continue to follow the same principles that it has being pursuing over the past decades.

Macron: Talk with Iran, Russia,Turkey part of solution to Syria crisis
French President Emmanuel Macron has said Paris considers a dialogue with Russia,Turkey, and Iran on Syria a necessary part of any settlement to the crisis in the country.

Iran Army unveils new chopper gear
The airborne division of Iran’s Army Ground Force on Monday unveiled a series of homegrown equipment and achievements extending the capabilities of its helicopters.

Salehi says attack on Syria shows U.S. ‘political bankruptcy’
Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran,said on Monday that air raids on Syria show the “political bankruptcy” of the United States.

Wherever U.S. has made military intervention terror has emerged: Larijani
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that terrorist actions in theMiddle East region have mainly resulted from U.S. interferences.

Keeping nuclear deal in place vital for EU: Mogherini
The European Union has reiterated its strong and unequivocal commitment to the full implementation of the2015 nuclear agreement with Iran by all sides, saying preserving the deal is vital for the EU.

Spring snow catches Iranians by surprise
Springs now which blanketed some provinces on Monday has surprised people across the country.