Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 10-07-2018

Iran Daily

Iran crowned at world cadet GR bouts
Iran’s Greco-Roman team stole the show at the 2018 Cadet Wrestling World Championships and claimed the top spot in Zagreb, Croatia, adding to the first-place finish at the freestyle competitions.

Rescuers search for dozens still missing after Japan floods
Rescuers were searching for dozens still missing in southwestern Japan on Monday after heavy rains that left shocked residents returning to muddy homes unsure where to start the recovery and cleanup due to the extent of damage from flooding and mudslides.

Germany considers Iranian bid to move $353m cash home
Germany’s Finance Ministry said authorities are examining a request from Iran to repatriate hundreds of millions of euros in cash held in a Hamburg-based bank.

Johnson resigns as UK foreign secretary, throwing Brexit into disarray
Boris Johnson on Monday resigned as British foreign secretary, becoming the third minister in 24 hours to walk out of the government rather than back Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans for a soft departure from the European Union.

MP: Iran should retaliate against Dutch diplomats’ expulsion
A senior Iranian lawmaker urged the Iranian Foreign Ministry to expel Dutch diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of two Iranian diplomats by the Netherlands.

Larijani calls for settlement of regional crises through talks
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani reiterated calls for the settlement of crises in the region through talks and without any foreign interference.

Iran draws world attention to climate change outcomes
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday urged all countries to take the climate change phenomenon seriously.

Protest over water shortage held in southern Iran
Hundreds of protesters in the southern Iranian city of Borazjan took to the streets on Sunday for a second day, calling on the country’s officials to resolve the water crisis in the city.

Arbitration body commissions: Suspended Zoroastrian councilor can take his seat
Two commissions of Iran’s arbitration body decided on Monday that a Zoroastrian councilor suspended last year can take his seat in the central city of Yazd, a lawmaker said.

Tehran Times

Top Bahraini cleric Sheikh Qassim flown to Britain in critical condition
Bahrain’s prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim has been flown to Britain for medical treatment, marking an end to more than a year of house arrest.

Alireza Faghani lauds Asian referees at World Cup
Iran’s Alireza Faghani says the Asian referees have done well so far at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Italian, Chinese firms to build solar farms in Iran
Italy’s Denikon and Chinese Sinosteel Corporation signed a memorandum of understanding in Iran’s central province of Yazd on Sunday for cooperation in various solar projects in Iran, IRNA reported.

The difficulty of being a Muslim in BJP-ruled India today
When the ruling party organizes an event to felicitate a group of criminals convicted in a lynching case and a senior union minister goes to meet and garland them, you should understand that something is terribly wrong.

One Belt, One Road, Silk Road’s new challenges, opportunities
China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) project was proposed by Chinese President Xi Jinping in 2013.

A peek into Estil Lagoon
Photo depicts a view of Estil Lagoon in Astara, northern Iranian province of Gilan, July 8, 2018.

Regional states able to settle disputes through consultation: Larijani
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that there is no need for interference of foreigners in the affairs of countries in the Middle East.

EU’s big three agree to establish dollarless trade with Iran: Lavrov
Major European countries party to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran – France, Germany and the UK – have agreed to maintain trade with Tehran independent from dollar, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Monday.

Iran will resist U.S. intimidation: Princeton researcher
Hossein Mousavian, a Princeton University researcher, has said that Iran will resist the U.S. policy of intimidation and intervention.

Official: Syria-Iraq security intertwined with Iran’s
A senior cleric has underlined the importance of Iran’s advisory presence in Iraq and Syria, saying such presence is in line with the Islamic republic’s efforts to defend itself against enemies.

Iran calls Dutch expulsion of embassy staff ‘unconstructive’
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that expulsion of two Iranian diplomats from the Netherlands is “unconstructive” and “unfriendly”, threatening Iran keeps the right
to retaliate in kind.

Foreign Ministry dismisses claim Germany holding Iranian assets
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected as baseless a claim that Germany has blocked parts of the Islamic Republic’s assets.