Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday, 15-11-2018

Iran Daily

NPC: Iran’s seven-month petchem exports at $7.4b
Iran exported 12.64 million tons of petrochemicals worth $7.44 billion during March 21-October 22, 2018.

Firefighters battle blazes in California, 50 dead
Thousands of firefighters battled blazes in northern and southern California as body recovery teams searched the remains of houses and charred cars for victims of the deadliest wildfire in the history of the US state.

Rouhani: US chose wrong path on sanctions, will be defeated
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the United States has chosen the wrong path in reimposing sanctions on Iran and will be defeated.

Envoy: Iran has enough leverage to sell oil
Iran’s ambassador to the UK said that the US has failed to rally the world community behind its new sanctions against Iran, and that the Islamic Republic possesses “enough leverage” to keep its oil sales going despite US attempts to reduce them to “zero.”

OPEC+ discusses oil supply cut of up to 1.4m bpd
OPEC and its partners are discussing a proposal to cut oil output by up to 1.4 million barrels per day (bpd) for 2019, three sources familiar with the issue said, a larger reduction than previously thought to avert a price-sapping oversupply.

Iran’s Navy commander calls for further cooperation with Italy
Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi on Wednesday called for more cooperation with Italian naval forces.

Leader praises Iran’s Paralympic athletes
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei praised Iran’s Paralympic athletes, who set the country a new record with their performance in this year’s Asian Para Games.

Iran executes ‘sultan of coins’ and accomplice
Two men sentenced to death for economic corruption were executed in Tehran on Wednesday.

New footage shows abducted Iranian border guards
A new footage has been released that shows 12 abducted border guards imprisoned by terrorists.

Tehran Times

Sadistic Bolton enjoys harassing Iran, Foreign Ministry says
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that John Bolton, the national security advisor to President Trump, suffers from sadism of causing pain for Iran.

Saudi, Israeli agents killed in Iran’s missile attack: general
Agents with Saudi Arabia and the Zionist regime were killed in Iran’s September 9 missile attacks against the Kurdistan Democratic Party – Iran (KDP-I) terrorist group in the Iraqi Kurdistan region, commander of the IRGC aerospace division announced on Wednesday.

Lieberman resigns over Gaza deal
Israeli minister of military affairs Avigdor Lieberman has resigned from his post less than a day after Hamas and other resistance factions agreed to an Egypt-brokered ceasefire with Israel in Gaza Strip as the recent wave of Israeli aggression against the enclave had threatened to descend into full-blown war.

Pakistan, China urge Afghanistan to join CPEC, Belt & Road Initiative
Pakistan and China have urged neighboring country Afghanistan to join the Belt & Road Initiative as well as the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), according to reports.

Canada’s “Fauve” named best at Tehran short film festival
“Fauve”, Canadian director Jérémy Comte’s drama about a childhood game of one-upmanship between two boys, was picked as best fiction film at the 35th Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF), the organizers announced on Tuesday.

Kharrazi: We have no choice but to resist sanctions
The U.S. claims that it has sanctioned Iran’s government, but in fact the people of Iran are being sanctioned, said Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, in an interview with France24 broadcast on Wednesday.

Washington seeks to institutionalize discourse of compromise, Velayati says
Ali Akbar Velayati, a top foreign policy adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said on Wednesday that the U.S. is seeking to institutionalize the discourse of compromise.

Diplomat: U.S. officials’ language against Iran is ‘disastrous’
Iran’s ambassador to London said on Tuesday that the Trump administration has failed to create a consensus against Iran in order to exert more pressure against the country.

‘Sultan of coin’ and accomplice executed
Vahid Mazloumin, a notorious man who got the nickname of the “sultan of coin”, and his accomplice Mohammad Esmaeil
Qassemi were executed on Wednesday morning.