Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 16-07-2018

Iran Daily

Leader urges support for government in face of US
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming US economic sanctions, saying America’s “conspiracy” could be defeated.

Civilian deaths in Afghanistan hit record high: UN
The number of Afghan civilians killed in the country’s long-running conflict hit a record high in the first six months of 2018, UN figures showed Sunday, with militant attacks and suicide bombs the leading causes of death.

Terrorists begin evacuating Dara’a in Syria
Terrorists and their relatives began evacuating Syria’s southern city of Dara’a on Sunday under a deal to bring the cradle of the protests that sparked the country’s seven-year war back under government control.

Unilateral US sanctions neither legitimate nor useful
Ankara deems unilateral US sanctions against Tehran neither legitimate nor effective and useful, said the Turkish ambassador to the Iranian capital stressing that Turkey’s policy and stance on Washington’s plan to tighten embargoes against Iran is “quite clear”.

Back me or risk ‘no Brexit at all’
British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on Sunday that there may be “no Brexit at all” if they wrecked her plan to forge a close relationship with the European Union after leaving the world’s biggest trading bloc.

Rise of Takfiri groups result of Saudi Arabia’s Wahhabi teachings
Head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, Kamal Kharrazi, said the rise of Takfiri groups, such as Daesh, Taliban and Boko Haram, is a result of Saudi Arabia’s Wahhabi teachings.

Zarif: JCPOA still diplomatic triumph despite US withdrawal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a historic nuclear agreement Tehran signed with the P5+1 group of countries in 2015 is still a “triumph of multilateral diplomacy” even after the US pullout from the agreement.

Iran, Syria agree to strengthen ties
Iran and Syria on Sunday agreed to strengthen relations between the two countries as it is an important stabilizing factor in the region.


Tehran Times

Kharrazi outlines strategies to fight terrorism
Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, on Sunday set out three strategies to counter terrorist groups including Daesh, also called IS, ISIL or ISIS.

Certain manipulators of cellphone market arrested
Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei, the Judiciary spokesman, announced on Sunday that certain individuals have been arrested and a number of companies closed down over price violations in the
cellphone market.

Iraq on high alert amid protests, claims of ‘infiltration’
At least four people are reportedly injured after Iraqi police fire in the air to prevent protesters
from storming the main government building in Basra on the seventh day of unrest.

Iranian official urges Trump not to use U.S. strategic oil reserve
A senior Iranian oil official urged U.S. President Donald Trump not to use the nation’s Strategic
Petroleum Reserve to push prices lower, and instead drop sanctions on Iran’s crude exports.

12 years and the victory still echoes
It was the 12th of July 2006, when the Hezbullah resistance arrested 3 Zionist soldiers, in order to exchange them and free its own arrested soldiers and other Lebanese citizens from the Zionist prisons.

Tehran Symphony Orchestra rehearses with guest conductor Babak Kazemi
Babak Kazemi conducts the Tehran Symphony Orchestra during a rehearsal at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on July 15, 2018.

Leader: Stable economic roadmap is answer to fluctuations
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution on Sunday urged the administration to prepare a “stable economic roadmap” to stop fluctuations in the business market, saying in that situation “people and economic activists will know their duty and will hurry to help the government under a sense of stability and tranquility.”

IRGC, Intelligence Ministry bust three terror gangs
The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and the Ministry of Intelligence have smashed three terror gangs in western Iran.

Nuclear deal remains ‘triumph of multilateral diplomacy’ despite U.S. exit: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that that the historic nuclear agreement that Tehran signed with the 5+1 group on July 2015 is still a “triumph of multilateral diplomacy” despite the U.S. exit from the accord.

Tehran awaiting European action plan to save JCPOA: MP
Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a member of the Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, said on Sunday that Iran is waiting for a European action plan to save the 2015 nuclear deal, known
as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, now that Donald Trump has pulled the U.S. out of the agreement.

Countries should not rely on U.S. dollars for trade: Turkish ambassador
The Turkish envoy to Iran suggests displacement of dollars in international trade may protect states’ national interests.