Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 23-10-2018

Iran Daily

Producers cannot cover loss of Iran crude
Oil producers cannot make up for the shortfall in the global market when the US sanctions on Iranian oil exports come into force next month, the Saudi energy minister said Monday as Iran warned its crude cannot be replaced by other oil producing countries.

Europeans want Iran bank connected to world: French senator
European countries are seeking to ensure at least one Iranian bank stays connected to the world after the US reimposed sanctions against the country, a French senator said in Tehran.

UN agency registers ‘Persian Gulf’ in official certificate
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which is a United Nations agency, officially registered the “Persian Gulf Pearl” as a property of the Islamic Republic, implying that the geographical name “the Persian Gulf” itself has been recognized by the agency, a senior Iranian official said Monday.

Turkey: Khashoggi killing ‘monstrously planned’, truth will emerge
Turkey’s ruling party said on Monday Jamal Khashoggi was the victim of a “monstrously planned” murder, dismissing Riyadh’s assertion he died in a fight, as Western incredulity deepened over varying Saudi accounts of the journalist’s disappearance.

Leader urges authorities to be transparent
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called on the country’s authorities to be transparent and not to keep people in the dark.

Zarif: Iran open for dialogue, but no sign of readiness from US
Iran is open to dialogue with the United States without preconditions, but such talks remain elusive so long as Washington fails to show Tehran respect, its Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday.

Zarif: Pakistan vows to increase military presence on common border
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Pakistan vowed to increase its military presence on the common border after terrorists kidnapped 12 Iranian border guards and took them to Pakistan.


Tehran Times

No spare capacity in market to replace Iranian oil: Zanganeh
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Monday that the oil market doesn’t have the spare capacity to replace Iranian oil in case of U.S. re-imposition of sanctions on the country.

Document on Iran-Europe co-op should be ready by the next few days: MP
Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Sunday that document on economic cooperation between Iran and Europe should be prepared in the next few days.

Germany calls for European arms embargo on Saudi Arabia
German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier has called for a European ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia following the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Surveillance footage shows Saudi ‘body double’ in Khashoggi’s clothes after he was killed
A member of the 15-man team suspected in the death of Jamal Khashoggi dressed up in his clothes and was captured on surveillance cameras around Istanbul on the day the journalist was killed, a senior Turkish official has told CNN.

Pomegranate festival marks harvest season in Uraman
Local children and young adults, clad in colorful traditional clothes, carry baskets of pomegranates during a local festival in Uraman, western Kordestan province, October 20, 2018.

Officials should be transparent, Leader says
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that officials should be “transparent” and should not hide any secret from the people.

‘U.S. feels defeated after leaving nuclear deal’
Iranian MP Ali Najafi Khoshroodi said on Monday that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the U.S. feels “defeated” after leaving the 2015 nuclear deal.

Pakpour goes to Pakistan to pursue case of kidnapped soldiers
The IRGC Ground Force Commander, Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, left for Pakistan on Monday to pursue the case of the Iranian border guards kidnapped to Pakistan by terrorist on October 15, IRGC spokesman Ramazan Sharif announced on Monday.

Iran, Russia, India agree to boost trilateral cooperation
Iran, Russia and India held a trilateral meeting in Moscow on Sunday discussing the threats facing the modern world and obstacles on the path to develop cooperation between the neighboring and regional states.

Envoy: Iran has ‘strategic partnership’ with Russia in Syria
Iran has been working with Russia in a “strategic partnership” format based on mutual interests but is in no such “alliance” with any Eastern or Western power, says Iran’s point man on the Middle East, who has been working closely with the Russian Federation on Syria’s dossier.