Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 17-10-2018

Iran Daily

Terrorists abduct Iranian forces at Pakistani border
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said terrorists have kidnapped a number of Iranian forces in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan, which borders Pakistan.

EU, Japan, Qatar seek to bolster Iran ties
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran is ready to expand its trade, economic and political relations with European Union and described the bloc stance toward the Iran nuclear deal as ‘firm’.

Pompeo meets Saudi king on Khashoggi case
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince to discuss the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and Turkey’s foreign minister said the envoy would bring information about the case to Ankara.

Iran: US unilateral sanctions to violate basic human rights
Iran’s envoy to the United Nations slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.

Claims over Iranian islands ‘false’, ‘baseless’, Iranian official says
Islamic Republic of Iran’s territorial integrity and sovereignty over Iranian islands Abu Musa, Greater and Lesser Tunbs are non-negotiable, said the head of Iranian Governing Council, speaking at the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, Switzerland.

IRGC: Iran’s land-to-sea missiles can travel 700 kilometers
A senior Iranian military commander said the country has successfully extended the range of its land-to-sea ballistic missiles to 700 kilometers.