Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 24-07-2018

Iran Daily

Iran claims seventh world sitting volleyball title
Iran’s men’s team claimed the top spot at the 2018 World ParaVolley Sitting Volleyball World Championships in the Netherlands for a seventh time.

Syria slams ‘criminal’ evacuation of White Helmets by Israel
The Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned on Monday the evacuation of hundreds of trapped White Helmets rescue workers and their relatives from Syria’s south through Israel.

Magnitude 5.8 quake hits SE Iran
At least 79 people were injured on Monday when a magnitude 5.8 earthquake shook southeastern Iran, just a day after another quake injured nearly 290 people in the west.

Gunman kills two, injures 12 in Toronto
A gunman opened fire on a Toronto street filled with people in restaurants late on Sunday, killing two people and injuring 12 others, including a young girl, authorities said. The suspected shooter was later found dead.

Iran dismisses Trump’s threat as ‘psycho warfare’
Iran dismissed Donald Trump’s threats of “consequences the likes of which few throughout history have ever suffered before” after the US president’s late-night Twitter tirade at the Islamic Republic.

President calls for cooperation to resolve people’s problems
President Hassan Rouhani called for cooperation and sympathy between the government and Parliament as well as extra efforts by the officials to resolve the people’s problems and meet their demands in the country’s current situation.

Iran launches air-to-air missile production line
Iran inaugurated the mass-production line of a medium-range air-to-air missile, named Fakour, on Monday.

Official: Iran will target terrorists’ strongholds if neighbors fail to act
Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaqari criticized some neighboring countries for not preventing recent insecurity along common borders and warned if they fail to act, the Islamic Republic will target terrorist strongholds in the countries.

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Pompeo’s ‘disgraceful’ remarks show U.S. frustration, Iran says
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s “disgraceful” and “hypocritical” remarks are manifestations of the U.S. frustration.

Iran, Russia discuss energy cooperation
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak met Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh in Moscow on Monday and discussed energy cooperation between the two countries and through OPEC, Russia’s Energy Ministry said.

No export for others if Iran banned from oil sale: diplomat
Iran will not stand idly by and watch others export their oil if it is deprived of crude exports under a U.S. plan, Iran’s deputy foreign minister has said.

Sanctions and stirring unrest are Trump’s approach toward Iran: Prof. Zonis
Marvin Zonis, a professor of international political economy at Chicago University, is of the view
that US President is a pathological narcissist that tries to press Iran by increasing sanctions and stirring domestic unrest.

Strong quake jolts western Iran, leaves 287 injured
A strong quake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale which shook the western city of Tazehabad in Kermanshah province on Sunday afternoon left at least 287 injured.

Freestylers crowned Asian junior champions
Iran freestyle team won the title of the 2018 Asian Junior Championships in New Delhi, India on Sunday.

Rouhani praises Hope faction’s supports
President Hassan Rouhani on Monday praised support for his government by the pro-reform Hope parliamentary faction.

Larijani says ‘diplomats are guerrillas in suit’
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday likened diplomats to “guerrillas in suit” who can play an effective role in economic sphere.

Iran launches mass production of new air-to-air missile
In a ceremony on Monday, Iran unveiled the mass production of a medium-range air-to-air missile, dubbed Fakour.