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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 23-04-2018

Iran Daily

Leader: Army’s progress must continue
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the army’s progress must continue so that its future be better than today’s one.

Daesh-claimed bombing kills nearly 50 in Kabul
A suicide bomber struck a voter registration center in the Afghan capital on Sunday, killing at least 48 people in an attack claimed by the Daesh terror group.

Armenia PM storms out of talks with opposition leader
Armenia’s political turmoil deepened on Sunday as Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian stormed out of talks with opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan, who was later forcibly removed from a protest.

Macron urges Trump to stay in JCPOA, says no ‘Plan B
French President Emmanuel Macron said he has no “Plan B” for the Iran nuclear deal and that the United States should stay in the agreement as long as there is no better option.

Malaysia autopsies Palestinian as family accuses Mossad
An autopsy is underway on the body of a Palestinian lecturer and Hamas member, who was assassinated in Malaysia in what is believed to be another Israeli act of foul play targeting the Palestinian resistance movement.

Leader: Army’s progress must continue
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the army’s progress must continue so that its future be better than today’s one.

Defense minister: Iran-Iraq ties unaffected by foreign meddling
Iran’s defense minister said his country’s relations with Iraq are so deep and strong that they will not be affected by “mischievous interventions” of other parties.

Former Tehran prosecutor arrested in northern Iran
A former Tehran prosecutor general convicted over a death in custody was arrested in northern Iran.

Shamkhani to attend Russia security conference
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani is scheduled to visit Russian city of Sochi to participate in a security conference.

 

Tehran Times

Less than a month to Persian Gulf Star Refinery’s 2nd phase inauguration
The managing director of National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company (NIOPDC) said the second phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery (PGSR), which is hailed as the Middle East’s largest gas condensate processing complex, is due be inaugurated officially in less than a month.

Top officials meet in Majlis
Top officials from the three branches of government met on Sunday in Majlis (parliament), where
they held talks to boost the level of engagement among the government branches and tackle national issues in different areas.

Saudi Arabia: A new coup or a chaos for small drone
The House of Saud regime that has experience ddifferent coups in recent years Saturday night witnessed another shocking event.

U.S. seductions are dangerous balderdash
An American journo can’t be unaware of protests in Iran against some aspects of the status quo.
However much this may be falsely and crudely amplified in broadcasts via the usual channels such as Twitter by unhappy Iranians outside Iran I don’t know, but it is hard to not see some commentary and even videos of this.

Israeli-Saudi alliance behind war crimes in Syria: ex-U.S. senate candidate
A former U.S. Senate candidate said the Israeli-Saudi alliance has its “fingerprints all over illegal and criminal activities”in Syria.

Actor Farhad Aslani attends Fajr intl. film fest
Iranian actor Farhad Aslani (C) poses with fans for a selfie during the 36th Fajr International Festival at Tehran Charsu Cineplex on April 21, 2018.

Zarif: Iran open to prisoner swap if U.S. changes ‘attitude’
In an interview with CBS’s Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan aired on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said American “demands”to release of U.S. citizens held in Tehran without changing attitude are hampering “genuine dialogue.”

Iran denounces terrorist attack on Kabul as ‘inhuman’
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi issued a statement on Sunday condemning a
suicide terrorist attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, calling it a “criminal” and“inhuman” act.

Tehran calls U.S. human rights report ‘biased’
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected on Saturday the U.S. State Department report about human rights situation in Iran as “biased”and “politically motivated”.

Iranian diplomat says unilateral U.S.-led attacks on Syria are worrisome
Iran’s Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad has said that the U.S.-led attacks on Syria are worrisome and go against the UN Charter.

Rouhani vows to protect access right to social media
President Hassan Rouhani has said that his government will protect the Iranian peoples’ right to use social media.

Zarif refutes a ‘one-sided’ implementation of JCPOA
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that Iran will “vigorously” resume its
nuclear activities if the U.S. quits the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.