Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 22-10-2018

Iran Daily

Russia warns Trump over ‘dangerous’ plan to quit nuclear treaty
Moscow on Sunday warned US President Donald Trump that his plan to ditch a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty with Russia was a dangerous step.

Iran-US talks possible if Trump abandons ‘bullying’
First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Sunday that Iran is open to negotiations with the US if President Donald Trump abandons its ‘bullying’.

Saudi account of Khashoggi’s death meets growing skepticism
Saudi Arabia faced a growing chorus of incredulity Sunday over its belated explanation of how critic Jamal Khashoggi died inside its Istanbul consulate, as world powers demanded answers and the whereabouts of his body.

Iran’s Hadipour wins gold at World Taekwondo GP
Iran’s Armin Hadipour grabbed a gold medal at the 2018 World Taekwondo Grand Prix in Manchester, Britain, ending the country’s 22-month first-podium finish drought in the same competitions.

Iran-Russia non-oil trade up 81% in value from March to September
Iran and Russia traded 956,662 tons of non-oil commodities worth $751.38 million during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21 – Sept. 22), Eghtesad online reported on Sunday.

Rouhani nominates four new ministers
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani proposed four new ministers to run the country’s ministries whose heads have resigned or been impeached by Parliament in recent weeks.

Iran rejects US ‘delusion’ of interference in elections
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the White House accusations against other countries are politically-motivated, adding that the claim that Iran is interfering in the upcoming US congressional elections is rooted in “delusion.”

Iran, ICRC discuss latest developments in Syria, Yemen
President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer and the Special Assistant of the Foreign Minister in Political Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari reviewed latest developments in Syria and Yemen on Sunday.

Iranian MPs, Brazilian officials discuss issues of interest
A high-ranking delegation from Iran-Brazil parliamentary friendship group held talks with Brazilian officials in Brasilia on Saturday to explore avenues to expand bilateral ties.

Iran’s missile program not negotiable
Spokesman of the Iranian Armed Forces said that nobody in the country agrees to negotiate Iran’s missile power.

Tehran Times


‘Humanitarian situation in Yemen is catastrophic’
Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the Iranian parliament speaker, said on Saturday that the humanitarian situation in Yemen is catastrophic.

Afghans shut out by polling station chaos return to vote
Afghans unable to vote in Saturday’s parliamentary election because hundreds of polling stations failed to open were given another chance to cast their ballot on Sunday after the authorities extended voting for another day.

Jordan wants Israel to return lands leased under 1994 peace deal
King Abdullah II announced Sunday that Jordan has notified Israel that it wants to reclaim two small plots of territory leased under their 1994 peace deal.

Iran-Iraq war front-line musicians honored in Tehran
Members of the Tehran Symphony Orchestra who went to the front lines during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war to give performances for Iranian troops were honored during a ceremony held at Tehran’s Vahdat Hall on Saturday.

Iran to use artificial intelligence in legislation
Yunes Adiani, an official at the research center of the parliament, has said that Iran will use artificial intelligence in legislation.

Four new ministers named
Finally on Sunday President Hassan Rouhani officially released the names of four nominees to the parliament for the post of Labor, economy, industry, and transport ministers.

Iran denies meddling in U.S. mid-term elections
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has denied allegations of interference in the United States’ mid-term congressional elections, saying the Islamic Republic’s principled policy is not to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries.

Mnuchin heads to Riyadh to stoke anti-Iran agenda amid Khashoggi scandal
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said he would travel to Saudi Arabia on Monday to solidify a pressure campaign against Iran.