Iran English language newspaper headlines on Thursday,7-2-2019


Iran Daily


Rouhani: Iran ready to accept US if it changes course

President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Iran’s motto is “Iran with the entire world” and even if the US repents and changes its course, Iran is ready to accept its repentance.

Zarif: US supporting dictators, extremists

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif delivered a strongly-worded response to US President Donald Trump for once again accusing Iran of sponsoring “terror.

Amnesty accuses UAE of diverting arms to ‘militias’ in Yemen

Amnesty International accused the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday of diverting arms supplied by Western and other states to “unaccountable militias accused of war crimes” in Yemen.

Tusk: ‘Special place in hell’ for Brexiteers without a plan

European Council President Donald Tusk spoke of a “special place in hell” for “those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of a plan of how to carry it out safely.

Envoy: Germany to boost economic ties with Iran despite US sanctions

German Ambassador to Tehran Michael Klor-Berchtold (L) and Iran Technical and Vocational Training Organization (ITVTO) head, Soleiman Pakseresht (R), exchange documents of a memorandum of understanding on vocational training in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Feb. 6, 2019.

Baghdad not to be part of anti-Iran sanctions: Iraqi PM

Iraq will not be a part of the anti-Iran sanctions, said Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdol-Mahdi in a meeting with Iran’s Central Bank Governor in Baghdad on Wednesday.

Syria’s stability among Iran’s main goals: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Syria’s security and stability is one of Iran’s important regional and foreign policy objectives.

Four contracts signed between Japanese government, Iranian NGOs

Four GGP contracts were signed between the Embassy of Japan in the Islamic Republic of Iran and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the area of medical and healthcare at a total amount of €222,459 by Mr. Toru Morikawa, Chargés d’Affaires ad interim of the Embassy of Japan to the Islamic Republic of Iran on 4 February 2019.

Iran-EU talks on INSTEX in Paris soon

Iran and its three European partners in the 2015 nuclear deal will soon begin talks in Paris, France, in an effort to work out the operational details of a newly-launched financial mechanism meant to protect Tehran-Europe trade ties against US sanctions

Tehran Times

Iran, Iraq set up payment mechanism to facilitate trade

Central banks of Iran and Iraq reached an agreement to set up a pay-ment mechanism to facilitate banking ties between the two countries, the portal of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) reported.

Ayatollah Sistani, PM Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq won’t be used against others

Iraq’s top religious leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani on Wednesday criti-cized recent statements by U.S. President Donald Trump in which he said U.S. troops should stay in Iraq to “watch Iran”.

UAE funneling Western-supplied arms to notorious militants in Yemen

An investigation by Amnesty International reveals that the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a key party to the Saudi regime-led coalition waging war on Yemen, has been funneling Western-supplied arms to “out-of-control” militias notorious for committing war crimes against Yemenis.

U.S. ‘deep state’ and Trump’s anti-Iran rhetoric

Professor Vendulka Kubalkova from University of Miami says that many thinkers of modernity were theologians.

Culture minister hosts followers of monotheistic religions for dinner

Minister of Culture and Islamic Guid-ance Seyyed Abbas Salehi (L) greets Zoroastrian clerics in Tehran on Feb-ruary 5, 2019 during a dinner party hosted by his organization for the followers of the monotheistic faiths at the Enqelab Hotel.

EU proved incompetent in face of U.S. nuclear deal exit: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the European Union’s performance in the face of Washing-ton’s withdrawal from the 2015 proved ineffective.

Iran has ‘many options on table’ if EU delays its commitments, Salehi says

Iran’s nu-clear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, has said Iran has “many options on the table” if Europeans delay their com-mitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the official name for the 2015 nuclear deal.

Syria’s stability is Iran’s main objective, Rouhani says

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Syria’s stability is an important objective of Iran.

“Bahman 22 rallies will be firm response to enemies’ plots”

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the nation’s huge turnout in the Bahman 22 rallies (Feb. 11) marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution will be an “overwhelm-ing response” to the enemies’ plots.

Zarif: Iranians, including Jews, celebrating 40 years of progress despite U.S. pressure

Iranian Foreign Minister Mo-hammad Javad Zarif has said that the Iranians are commemorating 40 years of progress despite the U.S. pressure.