Iran English language newspaper headlines on Monday, 04-2-2019

Iran Daily

Neither Israel nor US has capacity to counter Iran’s new cruise missile

The new Hoveizeh cruise missile with a range of 1,350km was tested on Saturday, Feb. 2, as Iran’s answer to the successful Israeli-US Arrow-3 missile test on Jan. 22, DEBKAfile’s military sources reported.

Trump: Military intervention in Venezuela an ‘option’

US President Donald Trump in an interview broadcast Sunday said America’s military intervention in crisis-hit Venezuela is an “option.

UK’s May says she is ‘armed with fresh’ Brexit mandate

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would be “armed with a fresh mandate and new ideas” when she meets European Union negotiators over her Brexit deal.

Yemen’s warring sides meet to discuss stalled troop pullout

The head of the UN mission in Yemen launched talks between the former government and Houthis aboard a boat in the Red Sea on Sunday aimed at shoring up a cease-fire.

Iran assumes chairmanship of UN Outer Space Committee

Iran has assumed chairmanship of the Group 77 at the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), according to the head of the Iranian Space Agency.

Bahrain’s senior cleric visits Iran

Bahrain’s most prominent Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim has arrived in the Iranian holy city of Mashhad after visiting the revered Iraqi city of Najaf.


Tehran Times

Thousands of German SMEs eager to trade with Iran: German official

Thousands of German companies are eager to trade with Iran, an official with the Iran-Germany Chamber of Commerce told WirtschaftsWoche – a German weekly business news magazine – on Saturday.

Three arrested for disrupting petrochemical market

The Intelligence Ministry announced on Sunday that its forces have dismantled a major group of dealers in the central province of Yazd for disrupting the petrochemical market, Mehr reported.

Yemen ceasefire talks start aboard UN ship

A United Nations-appointed committee tasked with monitoring a ceasefire in the Yemeni city of Hudaydah has started its new meeting aboard a ship anchored off the key port city because representatives of forces running Yemen have refused to enter areas controlled by the House of Saud regime-led aggressor forces.

The ambiguous future of European Union

Economic, security, social and po-litical crises in Europe continue. On the other hand, the next four months will be the European Parliamentary elections: elections that are expected to be successful in those nationalist and extremist groups.

UN believes MBS prime suspect in Khashoggi murder

An investigative team led by the United Nations (UN) believes the House of Saud regime’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, MBS as he is also known, is the prime suspect in the state-sponsored assassination of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, an adviser to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogansays.

Royan pioneering infertility treatment in Iran

Royan Institute is a public non-profit organization which is affiliated to the academic center for education, culture and research. Established in 1991, Royan is a research institute for reproductive biomedicine and infer-tility treatments.

All should laud IRGC efforts: Larijani

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani on Sunday called on the people and author-ities to appreciate the efforts made by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying the IRGC has played an “effective role” in countering threats and protecting Iran’s border areas.

U.S. will fail to help Israel if Zionists start new war: general

Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps second-in-command, has warned that the Zionists in the occupied territories will make themselves close to death if they start a new war.

Military threats against Iran have always backfired: IRGC chief

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Mohammad Ali Jafari said on Saturday that posing military threats against Iran has always backfired.

Youths are Iran’s greatest asset, scholar says

Modjtaba Sadria, a prom-inent scholar, has said that the people between ages of 25 to 40 are the main social group in the Iranian society which form the main wealth of the country.

Marzieh Hashemi briefs journalists on her detention in US

Press TV anchor Marzieh Hashemi, who has been recently released from a U.S. jail and arrived in Iran, has talked to reporters about her days in detention without any charge.

Bahrain’s senior cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim visits Mashhad

Bahrain’s most prominent Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim has arrived in the Iranian holy city of Mashhad after visiting the revered Iraqi city of Najaf.