Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 21-11-2018

Iran Daily

Suicide bombing in Kabul kills dozens
Dozens of people were killed in a powerful suicide bomb blast that targeted a large gathering of top religious figures in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul, according to officials.

PM: Spain to vote against Brexit accord if text on Gibraltar not changed
Spain will vote against the European Union’s draft Brexit deal on Sunday unless it is modified to make clear that the future of the disputed British territory of Gibraltar relies on talks between Madrid and London, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said.

Iran-Russia trade up over 28%
Trade volume between Iran and Russia, during the first six months of 2018 hit $945 million, indicating a 28.3 percent increase compared to the same period last year, announced Federal Customs Service of Russia.

Mogherini: Dumping nuclear missile treaty could threaten EU security
The European Union’s foreign policy chief warned that abandoning the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty could threaten EU security and urged strengthening of the landmark Cold War-era agreement instead.

Iran’s FM calls Russia perfect partner
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described Russia as a very good political and trade partner for Iran.

Pakistan summons US envoy over Trump’s bin Laden remarks
Pakistan summoned the US chargé d’affaires in Islamabad on Tuesday to protest President Donald Trump’s criticism of Pakistan’s role in fighting terrorism and the killing of Osama bin Laden.

Defense minister:Iran will overcome conditions created by US bans
Iran’s defense minister says the American sanctions have failed to slow down the nation’s progress, and that the country will manage to prevail over the conditions created by the bans at a fast pace.

Pashinyan: ‘We need to intensively develop relations with Iran’
Armenia will maintain its close relations with neighboring Iran despite renewed US sanctions against the Islamic Republic, Acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday.

Trump seeking another deal with Riyadh through Khashoggi’s murder case
The murder of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was a critic of Saudi Arabia’s government, is undoubtedly one of the most controversial criminal cases in the international arena in the past few years.

Tehran Times

ICOPMAS 2018 to host 36 countries in late Nov.
Representatives from 36 countries will participate in Iran’s 13rd Biennial International Conference on Coasts, Ports and Marine Structures (ICOPMAS 2018) which will be held at Olympic Hotel in Tehran from November 26 to 28.

‘Sales of nanotech products to hit $175m’
It is predicted that 30 billion rials (about $175 million) of nanotechnology products will be sold by the end of the current Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 20, 2019), an official with Iran Nanotechnology Innovation Council announced on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

Assad sends first public message to Jordanian King
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad sent his first public message to Jordanian King Abdullah II and to the Jordanian people, stressing that Jordan and Syria are one people.

Gaza expects new developments, Netanyahu’s possible adventure
Following the short war between Israel defense forces (IDF) and Palestinian resistance group, the question is what is awaiting Gaza particularly after the defeat of the Zionists.

Mine-resistant armored vehicle unveiled
A mine-resistant armored military vehicle dubbed Toufan (storm) was unveiled on Tuesday and delivered to the IRGC Ground Forces.

Europe’s inaction to save JCPOA unjustified: Kharrazi
Kamal Kharrazi, head of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, said on Tuesday that inaction by the Europeans to immediately implement their obligations to save the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will not be “justifiable”.

Zarif says Iran will thrive despite U.S. sanctions
Iran’s foreign minister has said his country will not only survive newly reimposed U.S. sanctions but it will thrive.

Some MPs move to impeach Zarif over money laundering comments
A number of MPs have started a move to impeach Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif over his comments about money laundering in the country.

Defense chief: Iran will fast overcome conditions created by U.S. bans
Iran’s defense minister says the American sanctions have failed to slow down the nation’s progress, and that the country
will manage to prevail over the conditions created by the bans at a fast pace.

Iran to expand relations with Europe: MP
Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Tuesday that Iran will continue expanding ties with European countries.

Military chief says Basij is a great capital
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri has said that Basij is a great capital of the country to counter plots hatched by the enemies.