Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 12-2-2019

Iran Daily

Iran marks 40th anniversary of Islamic Revolution

Forty years on from the Islamic Revolution, Iranians once again flocked to the streets of Tehran and other cities and towns across the country to mark the anniversary of the 1979 revolution.

New shutdown threat as US budget talks stall

US budget talks have hit another impasse over immigration, a key Republican negotiator said Sunday, raising the prospect of a second government shutdown if no agreement is reached by this week’s deadline.

AU security chief warns ‘terrorism expanding’ in Sahel

The African Union’s peace and security chief Smail Chergui called Monday for member states to tackle the root-causes of extremism, as he deplored the spread of “terrorism” in the Sahel.

Zarif holds talks with Lebanese officials, offers support for new government
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on his two-day visit to Lebanon, met with President Michel Aoun and Lebanese officials, as he expressed Tehran’s preparedness to cooperate with Beirut in any way possible.

Speaker calls for closer cooperation with Japan

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, who traveled to Japan on Monday, highlighted the importance of bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic and the East Asian country in various spheres, the economy in particular.

Iran ready for 190k-SWU uranium enrichment: AEOI

Iran is ready to boost the capacity of its uranium enrichment to 190,000 separative work units (SWUs), Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Sunday.

Speaker calls for closer cooperation with Japan

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, who traveled to Japan on Monday, highlighted the importance of bilateral relations between the Islamic Republic and the East Asian country in various spheres, the economy in particula.

Iran arrests Daesh-linked terrorists plotting attacks

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said security forces have arrested seven individuals linked to the Daesh group before they could carry out any acts of terror in the country.

Tehran Times

4 decades after the Islamic Revolution: What are the reasons behind its steadfastness?

Four decades ago, this month, the Iranian people changed the history of their homeland. They all stood firmly to smash the Imperialist hegemony and its Shah Puppet regime. Since then, Iran has witnessed a fundamental change in its diplomatic and political stance.

Fake Imam darling of Zionists and Hindu fanatics

A self-proclaimed Imam of Iraqi origin, born in Iran, currently based in Austral-ia, his only claim to fame is Islam-bashing. His ticket to stardom in the West has been blatant hate speech and toxic sectarian rhetoric. He has become a darling of Islamophobes, New Atheists and right-leaning hate preachers who seek to sow seeds of discord among Muslims.

Zarif: Iran waits Lebanon to accept its military assistance

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Iran is waiting for Leb-anon to show a desire to accept Tehran’s past offers of military assistance.

Savage murder of 6-year-old Saudi boy ‘act of sectarianism’

The savage murder of a six year old boy in Saudi Arabia has shaken the collective conscience of humanity. It has also unraveled the scale and magnitude of sectarian indoctrination in the Kingdom.

Iraq rebuffs U.S. demands to stop buying energy from Iran

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi has reiterated his country’s opposition to sanc-tions imposed by the United States against Iran.

Against all odds

Iranians took to the streets in very large numbers to celebrate the 40th anni-versary of the Islamic Revolution.

Iran unveils underground ballistic missile plant

The Aerospace Di-vision of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) un-veiled on Thursday an underground plant manufacturing precision-guided ballistic missiles, Press TV reported.

Leader: ‘Death to America’ means death to Trump, Bolton, Pompeo

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said Iran has no fight to pick with the American people, stressing that “Death to America” chants mean death to President Donald Trump, national security adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

Iran able to enrich uranium beyond 20% purity: Kamalvandi

Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Sunday that Iran is able to enrich uranium beyond 20% purity.