Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 25-09-2018

Iran Daily

Minister: US wish to halt Iran’s crude exports won’t come true
Iran’s oil minister said on Monday that an OPEC meeting rejected the demands of US President Donald Trump, saying that the “US dream” to cut Iranian oil exports to zero would not happen.

Trump’s tariffs on $200b of Chinese imports kick in
President Donald Trump’s tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports took effect Monday, with Beijing accusing Washington of “economic intimidation” as the standoff between the world’s top two economies clouds the global outlook.

Russia to send S-300 missile defense systems to Syria
Russia announced Monday it will supply Syria’s government with more modern, S-300 missile defense systems after last week’s downing of a Russian plane by Syria, a friendly fire incident that sent regional tensions over the war-torn country soaring.

Rouhani to address UNGA today
President Hassan Rouhani arrived in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, where, he said, the Islamic Republic intends to make a point of adverting to the US violations and defining Iran’s regional and international policies.

Leader: Iran will severely punish Ahvaz terror attack perpetrators
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran will severely punish those elements who were behind a recent terrorist attack in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz.

Foreign policy bigwigs: Trump’s Iran policies doomed to failure
US President Donald Trump is risking a potential war with Iran unless he engages the country using diplomacy, not just pressure tactics, dozens of prominent US foreign policy, intelligence and national security figures argue in a new public statement.

Shamkhani: Entire region in critical situation due to threat of terrorism
The threat and roots of terrorism, such as Takfirism spread and sponsored by certain countries, have created a crisis in the entire region and pose a big obstacle in the way of Muslim states’ growth and development, said the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council.

Tehran Times


U.S. dream of zero Iranian oil won’t come true: Zanganeh
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Monday that the Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) meeting’s outcome was a negative response to the demands of U.S. President Donald Trump, ISNA reported.

U.S. fully disrupting medicine supply to Iran
The United States has completely disrupted the supply of medicine to Iran despite claiming that its sanctions do not include medicine, Masoud Pezeshkian, the deputy speaker of the parliament, said on Monday.

Russia to give Syria S-300
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu says Russia will supply Syria with a modern S-300 system within two weeks and block the communication of planes bombing the country from the Mediterranean.

We’ll surely give terrorist elements harsh beating: Leader
Leader of the Islamic Revolution said on Monday that security forces will severely punish the culprits behind the
terrorist attack in Ahvaz. Speaking two days after the deadly terror attack in Ahvaz, Ayatollah Khamenei said, “Surely, we will give harsh beating to elements of this act.

Iranians mourn Ahvaz terror victims in massive funeral
On Monday, large numbers of people participated in a funeral ceremony for 24 people who were martyred in a terrorist attack two days before in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, capital of Khuzestan province.

Most of those involved in Ahvaz attack arrested: intelligence chief
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi announced on Monday that the most of those persons behind the Saturday terrorist attack in Ahvaz have been arrested.

Trump’s Iran policy counterproductive, say 50+ ex-U.S. officials
More than 50 former U.S. senior officials and national security experts have urged the Trump administration to change course on Iran, warning that the current approach could lead to war.

Terrorism endangering region: Shamkhani
Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, said on Monday that terrorism is endangering
the entire Middle East and causing the region to face a crisis.

Rouhani: Iran to declare its policies at UN
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran seeks to declare its policies at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

European powers back Iran deal ahead of UN summit
A number of European leaders have expressed support for the 2015 nuclear deal ahead of the United Nations General Assembly.