Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 03-10-2018

Iran Daily

IAEA says won’t take intel at face value after Israel’s Iran statement
The UN nuclear watchdog said its independence is paramount and it does not take intelligence presented to it at face value, in an apparent response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim of a “secret atomic warehouse” in Iran.

Zarif: Iran can’t ‘start all over again’ with US
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran cannot “start all over again” with United States to renegotiate a new deal after US President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Johnson assaults May’s Brexit plan at fractious party meeting
Britain’s Boris Johnson on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plan at a fractious party conference that came as Brussels pressed London for a compromise on leaving the EU.

VP apologizes to Iranians over economic issues as rial gains
Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Tuesday apologized to Iranians over economic problems cropped up amid US sanctions, assuring that authorities are working round the clock to tackle them.

Indonesia clamps down on looting as disaster toll tops 1,200
More than 1,200 people are now known to have died in the quake-tsunami that smashed into Sulawesi, Indonesia said Tuesday, as police pledged to clamp down on looting by survivors taking advantage of the chaos.

Qassemi urges French officials to be realistic about Iran
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi, in a statement, urged French officials to be realistic about the Islamic Republic after Paris seized Iranian assets.

Top general: Missile attack on terrorists first stage of Iran’s revenge
The top Iranian general said the IRGC’s Monday missile and drone attacks on terrorists’ positions in Syria were just the first stage of Tehran’s retaliation against those who sponsored and orchestrated a recent raid on a military parade in Iran’s Ahvaz, which killed 24 and wounded dozens more.

Tehran Times

Iran to construct 540MW power plant in Syria
Iranian Mapna Group Company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Syrian Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation (PEEG) on Tuesday for constructing a 540 megawatt (MW) combined cycle power plant in Syrian
port city of Latakia, IRNA reported.

Guardian: Saudi funds TV that gave airtime to Ahvaz attack supporter
‘A source close to Saudi crown prince says Iran International’s money come from the Saudi royal court, estimated to be about $250m.’

Iranian charity top scorer in global NGO Benchmark ranking
MAHAK, a charity society dedicated to treating pediatric cancer in Iran, has become the top scorer in the global SGS NGO Benchmark practice with a score of 97.5% ranking first among 328 NGOs worldwide.

‘The U.S. strategy is to provoke disappointment through economic hardship’
In an exclusive interview, Mr. Alexis Bandrich Vega Cuban ambassador to Iran discussed a host of issues with Tehran Times and Mehr News correspondent including the US policy towards Cuba, the reason behind the popularity and even recent failure of some socialist governments as well as Tehran- Havana bilateral relations.

Intl. Resistance Film Festival to screen 35 Iranian shorts
A lineup of 35 Iranian shorts has been selected to compete in the 15th International Resistance Film Festival (IRFF).

We took you seriously, Shamkhani tells Bolton after missile attack
“We did take you seriously. This Hajizadeh [the IRGC Airspace commander] here took you seriously when he landed missiles three miles away from you,” Iranian Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday, addressing Trump’s national security advisor John Bolton.

Syrian FM praises Iran’s missile strike on Daesh positions
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has praised Iran’s missile attack on the positions of Daesh in Syria.

Jahangiri says Iran to pass the difficult time proudly
Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that Iran will pass the current difficult time proudly and apologized to people for economic hardship.

Amano rejects Netanyahu claims about Iran
The UN nuclear watchdog has said its independence is paramount and it does not take intelligence presented to it at face value, in an apparent response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claims of a “secret atomic warehouse” in Iran.

Iran’s logic will win over U.S. bullying: Salehi
Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Tuesday that Iran has the upper hand in regional developments.

ICJ to announce ruling on Iran’s complaint against U.S. sanctions today
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) plans to announce its ruling on Iran’s complaint against the U.S. sanctions today.