Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 26-11-2018

Iran Daily

China’s CNPC replaces Total in Iran’s multibillion-dollar project
China’s state-owned CNPC has replaced France’s Total in Iran’s multibillion dollar South Pars gas project, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said, according to the semi-official news agency ICANA on Sunday.

Over 100 injured in ‘toxic gas’ attack on Syria’s Aleppo
The Syrian government accused terrorist groups of carrying out a “toxic gas” attack that left dozens of people struggling to breathe and prompted Russia to launch retaliatory airstrikes on Sunday.

EU leaders approve Brexit deal
European Union leaders on Sunday approved a historic Brexit deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May, and together warned rebellious MPs in London this was the best and only option available.

Leader urges Muslims to unite around Prophet’s teachings
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called on Muslims to unite around the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to overcome challenges in the world.

Iran strongly condemns chemical terrorist attack in Syria
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi strongly condemned the recent chemical attack by terrorists on residential areas in Syria’s Aleppo, calling it an “ugly and inhumane” action.

MP: Remaining seven abducted border guards to be released soon
The remaining seven abducted Iranian border guards will soon be released, said an Iranian MP.

Deputy FM: Two important events to unfold in Iran-Europe relations
Two important events are about to occur in relations between Iran and Europe, said a senior Iranian diplomat.

FM Zarif: Iran has right to restore uranium enrichment
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Tehran could restore enriching uranium at its nuclear facilities as it deems it a right under a landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers.

Provincial official: Southeast Iran quake causes no casualties
The 4.1-magnitude earthquake that hit the southeastern Iranian city of Kerman on Sunday caused no casualties or damage to properties, said the head of the provincial crisis management department on Sunday.

Tehran Times


Rouhani calls on Muslim nations to join hands against U.S. bullying
On Saturday, in his address to the 32nd edition of the International Islamic Unity Conference opening in Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani decried the U.S. for its bullying policy and for treating the countries in the Middle East like slaves.

Receiving waivers, Iran’s Asian customers ready to resume oil imports
After receiving waiver over U.S. sanctions on Iran’s oil industry, the country’s biggest oil customers in Asia, namely China, India, Japan and South Korea have announced readiness for resuming oil imports from Iran.

Paris police fire tear gas against ‘yellow vest’ protesters

Police fired tear gas and water cannon on Saturday in central Paris against “yellow vest” protesters demanding French
President Emmanuel Macron roll back tax hikes on motor fuel.

U.S. and Saudi nuclear options

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) has recently pushed a plan to build seven strategic nuclear projects in the country, including a nuclear reactor in King Abdulaziz City of Science and Technology in Riyadh.

Intl. horseback archery held in Shiraz

The International Horseback Archery Championship kicked off in Shiraz, Fars Province on Thursday.

Iran says Afghan peace talks should involve central government

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Saturday discussing the situation in Afghanistan.

Leader says Iran is an example of progress

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that the Iranian people and the Islamic Republic
system present examples of progress to the Islam world.

Zarif calls U.S. accusation of chemical weapons program ‘obscene and dangerous’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that accusations from the United States that Tehran has a chemical weapons program are “obscene and dangerous”.