Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 18-11-2018

Iran Daily

Leader: Iran determined to enhance cooperation with Iraq
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said that Iranian officials are determined to expand bilateral cooperation with the neighboring Iraq.

US, China clash on trade ahead of APEC summit
China and the US crossed swords Saturday ahead of an APEC summit, dueling over protectionism, trade tariffs and “checkbook diplomacy” as they laid out sharply contrasting visions for the Pacific Rim region.

UN: Warring parties in Yemen agree to meet in Sweden
The UN envoy for Yemen announced Friday Houthi movement and supporters of the former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi have agreed to attend talks aimed at ending their three-year war, which has created the globe’s worst humanitarian crisis by pushing the Arab world’s poorest country to the brink of famine.

Europe firm in defying US unilateralism
Spanish State Secretary of Foreign Affairs Fernando Valenzuela ascertained that Europe is resolute in confronting the US unilateral foreign policy, voicing his country’s support for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

CIA blames Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder
The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people close to the matter.

EU, Russia and China must compensate Iran for US deal departure, ambassador says
The European Union, Russia and China need to compensate Iran for the withdrawal of the US from the nuclear accord, Tehran’s ambassador to the EU said.

Iran calls on UN to confront US ‘evasion of international law’
Iran’s UN Envoy Gholamali Khoshroo urged the United Nations to take an official stance against US “evasion of the international law,” and condemn the US unilateral withdrawal from international multilateral agreements.

Tehran Times

Exports to bring back $47b of hard currency by Mar. 2019
Some $47 billion of hard currency will be injected back to domestic financial system via exports by the end of the present
Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2019), the governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced on social media.

Turkish, Syrian teams met 6 times in Iran: report
Chairman of Turkey’s ultranationalist Homeland Party (VP) Dogu Perincek has said delegations from Turkey and Syria met six times in Iran recently.

CIA concludes MBS ordered Khashoggi’s assassination
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, contradicting the Saudi government’s claims that he was not involved in the killing, according to people familiar with the matter.

How China is helping Iran skirt U.S. sanctions
Shortly after the Trump administration reimposed sweeping sanctions on the Islamic Republic of Iran, Secretary of State
Mike Pompeo made an important announcement.

National festival of toys underway in Tehran
The fourth national festival of toys opened in Tehran on Saturday with over 80 manufacturers and toy companies in attendance, IRNN news agency reported.

Ayatollah Khamenei: Unity is the way out for Iraq
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in a meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih in Tehran on
Saturday, said that unity among Iraqis is the way for the country to triumph over enemies.

Ex-UK envoy to Tehran: Trump’s economic war on Iran doomed to failure
Richard Dalton, the former British ambassador to Tehran, has written an article predicting that Donald Trump’s “economic
war on Iran is doomed to failure”.

Khoshroo’s diplomatic mission to UN ends
Gholamali Khoshroo’s diplomatic mission to the United Nations formally came to an end on Friday as the Iranian parliament has adopted a legislation banning employment of retirees.