Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 18-09-2018

Iran Daily

Salehi: US pullout from Iran nuclear deal threatens regional peace
The US withdrawal from the nuclear deal struck between Iran and major powers is “doomed” to seriously affect peace and security in the Middle East, Iran’s atomic chief said on Monday.

Germany rolls out world’s first hydrogen train
Germany on Monday rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signaling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.

Iran says receives new ‘trade proposals from Europe’
Iran has received new proposals from Europe that would potentially meet its demand for practical guarantees for continued trade and keep Iran in a nuclear deal with five world powers, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said Monday amid attempts by the US to derail that agreement.

My Brexit plan or crash out of EU: UK PM warns rebels
British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted her Brexit plan was the only alternative to leaving the EU without an agreement – something the IMF said Monday would inflict “substantial costs” on the UK economy.

Former US official: World will be listening to Iran’s president at UN
The upcoming United Nations General Assembly would be a very important tribune for Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani as the world would be listening to get the country’s policies on global and regional issues, a veteran US diplomat said.

Anarchist group attacks Iranian Embassy in Greece
Members of an anarchist group in Greece reportedly attacked the Iranian Embassy building in the capital Athens with bottles of paint.

Baghdad to side with Tehran in sanctions era
The new speaker of Iraq’s parliament, Mohammed Rikan Hadeed al-Halbousi, praised Iran’s role in the Arab country’s liberation from terrorist groups and said in the era of “unfair” sanctions against Iran, the Iraqi nation will side with the Islamic Republic.

Tehran Times

Iran-Iraq trade grew 30% in 5 months
The trade between Iran and its western neighbor Iraq has grown 30 percent during the first five months of the Iranian calendar year (March 21- August 22, 2018), director of Iran-Iraq Chamber of Commerce Yahya Al-e Es’haq told Mehr news agency in an interview published on Monday.

Zeinodin caravanserai, a destination for avid time travelers!
For an avid visitor to a centuries-old caravanserai, it’s not tough to imagine (or even hear!) the hustle and bustle of merchants bargaining on prices, describing their long lived journey to one another as their camels chew on hay in the corner.

Israel, U.S. working against peace: Abbas
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Israel is working against peace and security by killing and displacing Palestinians and building settlements on occupied land with the support of the “biased” United States.

Trump’s political fate is ambiguous
As much as we approach Congressional elections in the United States, Donald Trump’s concerns are increasing.

Ban on Muharram procession in Kashmir mockery of religious freedom
Muharram is the month of bereavement and remembrance.

Majma-Pela: Traditional Muharram food offerings in northern Iran
Majma-Pela, literally meaning cooked rice served in big round tray, is a traditional food offering known as Nazri being observed in northern Iran during the month of Muharram.

Iran says not even thinking of talks with ‘naïve’ Trump administration
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that Iran does not even think about holding talks
with the U.S., insisting negotiation with the “naïve” Trump administration is not on Tehran’s agenda.

UN watchdog: Iran living up to its nuclear commitments
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano once again confirmed on Monday that Iran is honoring its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran, the European Union and the 5+1 nations (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany).

Gradualism not proper approach to save nuclear deal, Salehi tells EU
Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Monday that “approach of gradualism” adopted by the European Union’s is not a proper way to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.