Iran English language newspaper headlines Sunday, 14-10-2018

Iran Daily

Iran finishes third at Asian Para Games with wheelchair basketball gold
Collecting 136 medals, Iran finished in third place at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Iran’s exports to Europe increase 26% in value
Iran’s exports to Europe increased during the six-month period from March 21 to Sept. 22, highlighting the country’s success in countering US sanctions.

US exports to Iran quadruple after sanctions reimposed
The value of US exports to Iran in August, when Washington reimposed anti-Tehran sanctions, increased fourfold compared to a month earlier and the same period in 2017, according to the latest data released by the US Census Bureau.

MP: Iran-Europe measures to save JCPOA finalized, to be unveiled before Nov. 4
A senior lawmaker said Iran and European Union “have jointly decided” on the measures aimed to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and will announce its detail before November 4, the day the US is expected to impose its second round of sanctions against Iran.

Trump threatens Saudis with ‘punishment’ over missing journalist
US President Donald Trump threatened Saudi Arabia on Saturday with “severe punishment” if a journalist was killed inside its Istanbul consulate.

14 killed in bombing at Afghan election rally
A motorcycle rigged with explosives detonated at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan on Saturday killing at least 14 people, including civilians and security forces, officials said.

US can’t abruptly abandon treaty of amity
Iran’s vice president for legal affairs denounced the US announcement of its withdrawal from the Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations and Consular Rights – signed with Iran in 1955 – saying such a pullout is a lengthy process that faces many obstacles.

Iran warns against relocation of terrorist groups to Afghanistan, Central Asia
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi warned against the relocation of terrorist groups to Afghanistan and Central Asia after their defeats in Iraq and Syria.


Tehran Times

15 Yemenis killed as Saudi warplanes target buses in Hudaydah

At least 15 Yemenis have died in an air attack by the House of Saud regime warplanes in the country’s western port city
of al-Hudaydah that has already become a flashpoint of a multiple-year war that Riyadh and its allies are pushing against
the poorest nation among Arab states in the world.

CBI authorized to reform banking system

The Supreme Economic Coordination Council, led by President Hassan Rouhani, approved on Saturday the Central Bank of Iran’s (CBI) program aimed to reform the national banking system, IRNA reported.

India engages with allies over U.S. threats on Iranian oil imports

While the suspense continues over whether India will import oil from Iran after November, according to reports India has been engaging with allies in European Union (EU) over the issue.

‘Arbitration clause in foreign contracts makes compensation of losses easier’

Oveis Rezvanian, director of the Tehran Regional Arbitration Centre (TRAC), says in all international contracts the parties shall agree that their dispute be settled by arbitration.

Iran Nano 2018 kicks of

The 11th International Nanotechnology Festival and Exhibition (Iran Nano 2018) opened at Tehran Permanent International Fairground on Saturday, October 13, and will run through October 16.

Iranian, Chinese diplomats hold talks

Kazem Gharib Abadi, Iran’s representative to the Vienna-based international organizations, and Ambassador Wang Qun, China’s permanent representative to the UN (Vienna), held a meeting on Friday discussing expansion of relations.

Iran’s situation will improve after Nov. 4 sanctions: Zibakalam

A renowned political science professor at the University of Tehran thinks Iran’s situation will improve after November 4, when the new U.S. sanctions against Iran are scheduled to come into force.

Senior Iranian diplomat meets Abdullah in Tajikistan

Iran’s deputy foreign minister on Saturday met with Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on the sidelines of a Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

‘CFT approval will boost Iran’s economic interaction’

The Iranian parliament on October 7 ratified a global convention to cut off terror financing, a move that Reza Kami, chairman of the Iran-Turkey Joint Chamber of Commerce, says will improve Iran’s international image and facilitate Iran’s economic interaction with the outside world.

‘Military men are people’s sanctuary in difficult times’

Armed Forces Chief of Staff Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said on Saturday that military men can be the “people’s sanctuary” in difficult time.

Pakistani figure suggests formation of coordination committee to facilitate Arbaeen pilgrimage

A Pakistani political leader has suggested formation a coordination committee between Iran, Pakistan and Iraq to facilitate visit of Pakistani pilgrims to holy places in Iraq during Arbaeen.