The Iran Project

Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 12-11-2018

Iran Daily

Iran crowned at int’l astronomy Olympiad
Iran emerged as the winner of the 12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA 2018) in the Chinese capital of Beijing.

OPEC+ to consider oil cuts as price drops on risk of surplus
OPEC and its allies gathered for a meeting in Abu Dhabi amid signs that they’ll consider cutting production next year.

Iran wins world karate second title, celebrates kumite hat-trick
Iran collected seven medals – including two golds – at the 2018 Karate World Championships in Madrid, Spain, to claim the runner-up spot for the first time in the 48-year history of the competitions.

Brazil will stand by Iran in face of US sanctions
Brazil said it will stand with Iran like other member states of BRICS, the association of five major emerging economies, in the face of US sanctions. Head of the Committee of Foreign Affairs and National Defense at Brazil’s Federal Senate Fernando Collor de Mello said that stands by Iran and seeks to develop bilateral relations in the fields of economy and trade.

Clashes reach residential streets in Yemen’s Hodeida
Battles for control of Yemen’s Hodeida reached residential streets on Sunday, as the Houthi fighters mounted fierce resistance to Saudi-led forces, military sources said.

French FM: Europe determined to facilitate trade with Iran
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian assured his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif that the EU is working to ease doing business with Tehran.

Leader: Martyrdom spirit ends inclination toward East, West
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said if we hear the message of the martyrs, inclination toward East and West, disbelief and incredulity will perish. Spirits will thrive and the movement will be a strong movement.

Two people given death sentence for corruption
Iran’s Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that two people were sentenced to death for financial corruption.

Iran’s Zarif meets former German FM Gabriel
Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif met his former German counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel, in Tehran on Sunday.

Iraq president says holding talks with US on Iran sanctions
Iraq’s president said on Sunday talks with the United States were continuing and his country’s special conditions regarding sanctions on Iran should be taken into consideration.


Tehran Times

Iran will flourish despite sanctions, Zarif to Pompeo

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Iran “will not just survive
but advance” in spite of the harsh U.S. sanctions.

700,000 barrels of oil sold at IRENEX

National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) sold 700,000 barrels of light crude oil at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) at the price of $64.97 per barrel on Sunday, the second offering day of oil at the capital market, Tasnim news agency reported.

With Trump sitting nearby, Macron calls nationalism a betrayal

French President Emmanuel Macron used an address to world leaders gathered in Paris for Armistice commemorations on Sunday to send a stern message about the dangers of nationalism, calling it a betrayal of moral values.

2,000 newly built houses inaugurated in quake-hit Kermanshah

2,000 houses built by Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation were inaugurated on Sunday in earthquake-stricken areas of the western province of Kermanshah with the Foundation’s head, Parviz Fattah, in attendance.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Martyrs promote spirituality

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Leader of the Islamic Revolution, has said that martyrs serve the Islamic society before and after their martyrdom and that their message should be perceived by everyone.

Zarif discusses nuclear deal with Germany’s Gabriel

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Sunday with Sigmar Gabriel, former German foreign minister, discussing Europeans’ mechanisms to save the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Parliament to revise CFT: MP

The Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will restudy the CFT – a legislation to combat financing of terrorism – on November 18, the committee chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Sunday.

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