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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 07-10-2018

Iran Daily

Official:US actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions
The Trump administration is actively considering waivers on sanctions it will reimpose next month for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a US government official said on Friday.

EU’s Juncker: Chances growing of Brexit deal
The chances of a Brexit agreement have grown in recent days, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Saturday, after weeks of growing fears that Britain could crash out of the EU without a deal.

Interpol asks China for information on its missing president
Interpol has made a formal request to China for information about its missing Chinese president who seemingly vanished on a trip home, citing concerns for his well-being.

US trade deficit at record high
Record imports drove the US trade deficit up for the third straight month in August. The deficit in the trade of goods with China and Mexico hit records.

France: Row with US on Iran may lead to European financial autonomy
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said sanctions imposed on Iran by the United States offer an opportunity for Europe to develop its own independent financial institutions.

Floods kill at least eight people in northern provinces
At least eight people lost their lives after heavy floods hit Iran’s northern provinces of Mazandaran, Gilan, Golestan and North Khorasan on Friday, ISNA reported.

Fugitive businessman arrested, returned home
Farhad Zahedifar, the CEO of the Samen Coin website, who defrauded thousands of people of hundreds of millions of dollars, was arrested and returned to Iran, announced the country’s police force on Saturday.

Iran condemns deadly terrorist attack in Turkey
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Saturday strongly condemned a deadly terrorist attack in Turkey’s southeastern province of Batman.

Iranian guards disband armed outfit on Afghan border
Iranian border guards disbanded a three-member band of gunmen as they were trying to cross the country’s border with Afghanistan.

 

Tehran Times

 

Iran, Afghanistan discuss refugee issues
Iranian Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs, Hossein Zolfaqari, has held talks with Afghan Minister of Refugees and Repatriations Hussain Alami Balkhi on the sidelines of the 69th session of the Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme.

Iran expecting 7m foreign travelers by yearend
Iran’s tourism chief on Wednesday estimated that international arrivals in the country will be reaching seven million during the current Iranian calendar year (to be ended on March 20, 2019).

‘Saudis looting of Yemeni oil resources blatant violation of international law’
Yemen’s Oil and Mineral Ministry has denounced the looting of the country’s oil resources by Saudi Arabia, saying the move is a blatant violation of international law.

‘Delivery of S-300 to Syria prevents Israel from assisting terrorists’
Syrian Deputy Parliament Speaker Najdat Anzour told Mehr News that Russia’s delivery of S-300 to Syria is a “huge transformation that greatly weakens the Zionist regime’s ability to cooperate directly with the terrorist groups in Syria.

‘India-Pakistan relationship held hostage by structural impediments’
India and Pakistan, the two estranged neighbors, made some significant overtures since the formation of new government in Islamabad, which rekindled hopes of peaceniks in both the countries.

Iran team parade in Asian Para Games opening ceremony
Iran’s contingent marched at the at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Asian Para Games on Saturday.

Tehran calls Israeli president’s remarks ‘thoughtless’ and ‘rude’
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has warned the Zionist regime of Israel against anti-Iran “thoughtless” and “rude” statements.

Police crush armed group on Afghan border
Iranian border guards on Thursday disbanded a three-member team of gunmen as they were trying to cross the country’s border with Afghanistan, local news outlets reported.

Big time swindler extradited to Iran
Early on Saturday, Iranian authorities extradited Farhad Zahedifar, the fugitive CEO of Sekkeh Samen, an electronic commerce company, who has been charged with massive fraud.

U.S. cannot decide for Iran-EU cooperation: French finance minister
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Friday that it is not up to Washington to decide whether Europeans are allowed to trade with Iran.

Kerry warns of war after U.S. exit from nuclear deal
Former secretary of state John Kerry said on Friday that there is chance of conflict with Iran after the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

U.S. actively considering waivers on Iran oil sanctions
The Trump administration is actively considering waivers on sanctions it will reimpose next month for countries that are reducing their imports of Iranian oil, a U.S. government official said on Friday.