Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 24-10-2018

Iran Daily

By scrapping JCPOA, US goes down in history as ‘loser’
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that history will judge the US as “a loser” for abandoning the landmark Iran nuclear deal, adding that the whole episode proves Iran’s foreign policy was shaped based on “wisdom, integrity and precise planning.”

Persepolis squeezes into historic ACL final
A Siamak Nemati’s goal in the second half canceled out Baghdad Bounedjah’s early opener to give Persepolis an aggregate 2-1 victory over Qatar’s Al Sadd in the AFC Champions League semifinals in a packed Azadi Stadium in Tehran on Tuesday.

Putin ready to meet Trump in Paris next month
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he would be ready to meet with US President Donald Trump when they both visit Paris next month.

Turkey wants Istanbul trial over ‘planned’ Khashoggi murder
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called for the trial in Istanbul of the Saudi suspects in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a crime that he said was intricately planned days in advance.

Iran: US sanctions cannot stop crude exports
The United States cannot stop Iranian oil exports by imposing sanctions on Iran, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said on Tuesday, warning that such restrictions would ensure that the market remains volatile.

China voices ‘concern’ as US warships sail through Taiwan Strait
China said Tuesday it has expressed concern to the United States over what it considered an affront to its sovereignty after two US warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait.

Larijani: Iran expects EU to come up with practical measures to save JCPOA
Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani described the European Union’s stance regarding the Iran nuclear deal as “politically good,” but Tehran would like to see “practical measures” taken by the bloc to salvage the deal after the US withdrawal.

Pakistan has promised full cooperation on release of Iranian guards
A commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Tuesday that Pakistani officials have promised full cooperation on the release of Iranian border guards recently kidnapped by terrorists based in Pakistan.

Iran dismantles terror groups in Khuzestan Province
Iran said it has dismantled three terrorist groups, which were planning attacks on Muslims during the annual Arba’een pilgrimage, in southwestern Khuzestan Province.


Tehran Times

Chabahar Transit Agreement signed
Iran, India and Afghanistan inked an agreement on transit of goods via Iran’s southeastern port of Chabahar in Tehran on Tuesday, IRIB reported.

Terrorists planning suicide attacks on Arbaeen pilgrims detained
Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi announced on Tuesday that Iranian security forces had arrested three terrorist groups that intended to target Arbaeen pilgrims.

First Iranian maritime accelerator launched
The first Iranian maritime accelerator was unveiled and launched during the opening ceremony of the 4th national exhibition of maritime technological achievements on Tuesday, ISNA reported.

Persepolis advance to first ever AFC Champions League final
Iran popular football team Persepolis advanced to the AFC Champions League final for the first time ever with a 1-1 draw with Al Sadd of Qatar on Tuesday.

Larijani says ‘practical actions’ needed to save nuclear deal
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that the European Union has been backing the nuclear deal politically but what is of utmost importance is “practical actions” by the bloc to keep the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Mutual respect, not mutual trust, needed for dialogue, Zarif says of U.S.
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 on Monday.

Islamabad firm to rescue abducted Iranian soldiers: ambassador
Pakistan’s Ambassador to Tehran, Rifat Masood, said on Tuesday that Islamabad is determined to rescue Iranian border guards from kidnappers.

U.S. has faced failure in nuclear deal, Rouhani says
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the U.S. has faced failure in the issue of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Rescue of kidnapped border guards the first test for Imran Khan: Iran
Foreign Minister spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said a rescue of the abducted Iranian border guards could be the first test for Pakistan’s newly-elected Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding Tehran-Islamabad ties.

FM believes Europeans have done well to keep nuclear deal: MP
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif believes that Europeans have done well in resisting the U.S. and preserving the 2015 nuclear deal, spokesman for the Parliament presiding board told reporters on Tuesday.