Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 19-2-2019

Iran Daily

Third phase of Persian Gulf Star Refinery goes on stream

President Hassan Rouhani on Monday inaugurated the third and final phase of the sprawling Persian Gulf Star Refinery built in the Persian Gulf port city of Bandar Abbas.

Leader: Enemies cannot hurt Iranian nation

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday the fact that millions of people celebrated the 40th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution last week once again proved that the enemies cannot hurt the Iranian nation.

Yemen’s parties agree to start stalled troop withdrawal from main port

Yemen’s warring parties agreed to start withdrawing forces from the main port of Hodeida under a UN-sponsored deal, the United Nations said, following weeks of diplomacy to salvage a pact that stalled over control of the Red Sea city.

Iran has right to hit terrorists on Pakistan’s soil if attacks continue

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said on Monday that Iran reserves the right to act against terrorists’ hideouts inside Pakistan’s territory if their activities continue.

Larijani praises growing Iran-China ties

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani hailed the growing relations between the Islamic Republic and China and said the two countries have always enjoyed close relations at various levels.

Iran’s man grabs Munich spotlight

The US is trying desperately to isolate Iran, but on Sunday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif seized the stage of the world’s premier security conference.

Tehran Times

Three linked to terror act in southeast Iran arrested

The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps released a statement on Monday announcing that three terrorists linked to the last week’s deadly attack near Iran’s border with Pakistan have been arrested.

Tehran criticizes EU delay in registering INSTEX

Tehran has criticized the European Union (EU) for its delay in registering INSTEX, a financial channel for trade with Iran in the face of U.S. sanctions.

Meybod celebrates becoming world city for Zilou

On Mon-day, Meybod celebrated becoming a world city for Zilou, a traditional type of floor covering commonly woven across the central Iranian city and its outskirts.

‘Timetable for US Afghanistan exit to be decided on Feb. 25’

A former Taliban foreign ministry official, Vahid Mojdeh, told MNA that the timetable for the exit of American troops from Afghanistan will be presented in the next meeting of Taliban and U.S. representatives.

Kashmir attack: Kashmiri students, traders face backlash from Hindu extremists

In the aftermath of the deadly attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir last week, Kashmir Muslims working and studying in dif-ferent Indian cities are facing a backlash from Hindu extremists.

New report reveals Saudi minister Jubeir’s links with Mossad

A prominent American website has revealed secret links between Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir and Israel’s spy agency Mossad that began in the nineties.

Fajr Festival of Fashion and Costume underway

8th edition of Fajr Festival of Fashion and Costume is underway in Boostan Park, Tehran.

Warsaw meeting won’t bear results: Ayatollah Khamenei

The recent anti-Iran summit pushed by the U.S. and hosted by Poland won’t bear the results that the organizers expected, Lead-er of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday.

Iran’s military chief: Pakistan has started operations against terrorists

Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Iranian Armed Forces Chief of Staff, said on Monday that Pakistan has started operations against terrorists’ hideouts since Sunday.

Russian think tank chief: Warsaw meeting showed U.S. failure

Chairman of the Iran Section in the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences has said that the Warsaw con-ference showed failure of the U.S. policies in the Middle East.

Iran denies any commitment on Yemen

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokes-man Bahram Qassemi issued a statement on Monday denying any commitment by Iran to any country on Yemen.