Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 21-04-2018

Iran Daily

Zarif: US will regret leaving Iran nuclear deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said Tehran has a variety of options in store that will make the United States “regret” leaving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Israeli fire kills two Palestinians in new Gaza protest
Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protest on Gaza’s fence on Friday, some burning tires or flying kites with flaming rags dangling from their tails.

Koreas set up first hotline between leaders
North and South Korea installed the first-ever telephone hotline between their leaders Friday as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff.

Russia: German chlorine, UK smoke bombs found in Syria
Russia said on Thursday that Syrian forces found chlorine of German origin and smoke grenades manufactured in Britain in the Eastern Ghouta region, which includes a town where a suspected chemical weapons attack prompted missile strikes by the West on Syrian government targets.

Tehran to host biggest int’l military symposium next week
Tehran is set to host the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS), the biggest of its kind in the country’s history next week.

Norwegian FM calls for promotion of Iran ties, supports JCPOA
Norwegian Foreign Minister Marie Eriksen Soreid emphasized the importance of boosting ties between her country and Iran in various areas.

Iran vows to aid Iraq in reconstruction after Daesh defeat
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted his country’s policy of support for the Iraqi people and government, saying that after the defeat of Daesh terrorists, Iran’s first priority is helping with the reconstruction of the Arab country.

Iranian researcher develops apparatus to rehabilitate autistic children
An Iranian researcher has developed a new rehabilitation apparatus used to coordinate the five senses in autistic children.

Tehran Times


European MPs warn U.S. over scrapping JCPOA
MPs from Britain, France and Germany have warned the U.S. Congress of damage to transatlantic credibility and conflict in the Middle East if Washington pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Tehran, Ankara moving to dump dollar in trade
Iran’s financial system has intensified its efforts to establish ties with a number of countries based on the national currencies,as the U.S. sanctions against the country have complicated transactions in dollars.

Russian FM: No reason not to supply Syria with S-300
Russia says the latest United States missile strikes against Syria have removed any moral obligation for Moscow not to deliver advanced S-300 missile defense systems to Syria.

Iran, Russia, Syria, Iraq hold intelligence committee meeting
Iran, Russia,Syria and Iraq held a quartet intelligence committee meeting in Baghdad on Thursday, the Mehr news agency reported.

Iran celebrates120 years of national film history
Iran celebrated its 120years of national cinema history at Tehran’s Felestin Cinema on Thursday
during the opening ceremony of the 36th Fajr International Film Festival.

Tehran’s unconditional compliance with JCPOA unimaginable: Araqchi
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said it would be a “mistake”to imagine that the Islamic Republic will adhere to the nuclear deal, officially called the JCPOA, under all conditions.

Any war will lead to annihilation of Israel: IRGC general
Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s second-in-command, warned on Friday that any war against Iran will lead to annihilation of the Zionist regime of Israel.

Zarif: Iran’s reaction will be ‘unpleasant’ if Trump quits nuclear deal
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday that Iran has a variety of options in store that will make the United States “regret” if it leaves the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

‘We will be praying in the Holy Quds soon’
Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution,has expressed hope that by restoring unity,Muslim nations would defeat Israel soon and hold prayers in al-Quds (Jerusalem),Tasnim reported.

Parliament speakers of Iran, Sri Lanka meet in Colombo
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani held talks with his Sri Lankan counterpart Karu Jayasuriya in Colombo on Friday.

OPCW should not be used for political gains, Iran says
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons should not be used astool for political gains of state parties, and Iranian diplomat has said.