Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 08-05-2018

Iran Daily

Rouhani: Iran could remain in JCPOA if interests guaranteed
President Hassan Rouhani hinted on Monday that Iran could remain in the 2015 nuclear agreement even if the United States dropped out as European powers vowed to stand by deal in the wake a possible US walkout.

Singapore likely to host Trump-Kim summit in June
US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un are likely to meet in Singapore next month, reports said Monday, as anticipation builds for unprecedented talks between the mercurial leaders.

Lebanon vote results set to cement Hezbollah dominance
Hezbollah was poised to seal its dominance of the Lebanese parliament Monday with results for the country’s first general elections this decade expected to confirm the party as the main winner.

Iran very important in photojournalism
A glance at the history of photojournalism and World Press Photo (WPP), which are very much interconnected, shows that Iran is a very important country, said WPP’s director of exhibitions.

Former NIOC official calls for reducing reliance on petrodollars to counter US sanctions
Prior to the conclusion of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Tehran and the major world powers in July 2015, anti-Iran sanctions mainly targeted the Islamic Republic’s oil exports.

Qassemi: Iran respects Lebanese people’s vote
Iran said on Monday it respected the votes cast by people in Lebanon’s parliamentary election.

New quake injures nearly 100 people in southwestern city
Nearly 100 people were injured after an earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale jolted the cities of Yasouj, Sisakht and Chitab in the southwestern province of Kohgilouyeh-Boyer Ahmad in the early minutes of Monday.

Iran medics urge UN to resolve ambiguities about alleged Syria gas attack
The Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences (IAMS) has presented its findings related to a recent suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma to the UN, calling on the world body to resolve ambiguities surrounding the alleged assault.

Georgia welcomes Iranian companies in development projects
Georgia’s First Vice Prime Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili said on Monday that Georgia welcomes the participation of Iranian companies in the development of a large number of projects in the country.

Tehran Times

NIOC introduces 14 oil exploration blocks to domestic, foreign companies
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) introduced 14 oil exploration blocks in Iran to the Iranian and foreign companies in a meeting in Tehran on Monday, Shana news agency reported.

It will be ‘unpleasant’ for U.S. if nuclear deal nixed: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif threatened on Monday that Tehran will give a “strong response” if the U.S. ditches the 2015 nuclear deal, notingit will be “unpleasant” for Washington.

World Press Photo Contest to hold exhibit in Tehran
The World Press Photo Contest, a major international competitionon photo journalism, plans to organize an exhibition in Tehran.

Yemen: Saudi-led attack hits presidential palace
The House of Saud regime air raids have targeted the presidential office in Yemen’s capital Sanaa,
killing at least six people and wounding 30 others, according to medical sources.

Families welcome Tehran book fair
A man and his daughter visit the 31st Tehran International Book Fair atImam Khomeini Moslla on May
6, 2018.

Israel almost shot down Russian jet: former minister
Israel’s former minister for military affairs claims that the regime nearly shot downa Russian jet that was approaching its air space back in 2015.

Germany, France, Britain vow to stick to nuclear deal even if U.S. pulls out
The foreign ministers of Germany and France have joined Britain’s foreign minister in a public push to convince U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of the nuclear deal reached in 2015 between Iran and six world powers, according to Radio Free Europe.

Rouhani says Iran could remain in nuclear deal if interests guaranteed
President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran could remain in the 2015 nuclear deal without the U.S. if its interests are guaranteed, otherwise it has other plans.

Tehran: Netanyahu is a Class-C showman
Tehranhas blasted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his new allegations against Iran’s nuclear program, describing him as a Class-C showman.