Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 26-2-2019

Iran Daily

Rouhani calls for boosting non-oil exports to fight US sanctions

President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran needed to boost non-oil exports and manufacture high-end products to offset the impact of US sanctions on the economy.

Oscar winners named

On Hollywood’s biggest day of the year, Universal’s ‘Green Book’ claimed the best picture Oscar at the 91st Academy Awards ceremony.

Top EU official Tusk calls on May to delay Brexit

After nearly two years of bitter and divisive talks on the departure of Britain from the European Union, it has come to this —the sides cannot even agree on a divorce date anymore.

Khartoum protesters rally against Sudan emergency

Sudanese police fired tear gas Monday at hundreds of protesters in the capital Khartoum against a state of emergency imposed by President Omar al-Bashir to end rallies against his rule, witnesses said. Deadly protests have rocked Sudan for more than two months, and Bashir on Friday declared a year-long nationwide state of emergency to rein in the protest campaign, AFP reported.

Iraq’s PM: Strengthening of Tehran-Baghdad ties in favor of whole region

Iraq’s Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said strengthening of ties between Iran and Iraq is of benefit to the two neighbors as well as the whole region.

Iran unveils waterjet propulsion system

Iran on Monday unveiled a state-of-the-art propulsion system, which has been fully designed and manufactured by domestic experts with the cooperation of Iranian universities.

Iran congratulates Kuwait on its National Day, hopes for expansion of ties

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hoped for the expansion of relations with Kuwait in a message congratulating the Arab country’s emir and people on its National Day.

CODEPINK members meet Iran FM in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday held talks with a group of peace-seeking and anti-war activists, known as CODEPINK, in Tehran.

Tehran Times

PM Abdul-Mahdi: Iraq ready to create joint economic zone with Iran

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said on Monday that his country is ready to create a joint economic zone with Iran.

Iran to launch three satellites by March 2020

Information and Com-munications Technology Minister Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi announced on Monday that three sat-ellites will be ready to be launched in the next Iranian calendar year which start March 21, 2019.

fter Putin’s warning, Russian TV lists nuclear targets in US

Russian state television has listed U.S. military facilities that Moscow would target in the event of a nuclear strike, and said that a hypersonic missile Russia is developing would be able to hit them in less than five minutes.

The splendorous birth of Hazrat Fatimah (SA)

Fatimah is a part of me, and the light of my eyes, the fruit of my heart, and my soul… and she is Huri with Human qualities.

German artist couple astonish visitors with perforated layers of glass

Perforated layers of glass all set one after the other in window sets seem quite fascinating for the visitors, adding more to their fantasy is when one finds out the objects are made by handmade computers and machines.

‘Chabahar Port result of healthy cooperation between India, Iran, Afghanistan’

In a significant development, the landlocked Afghanistan began exports to neighboring India through the strategic port of Chabahar on Sunday.

Water jet propulsion system unveiled

Iran un-veiled on Monday a new water jet propulsion system, which has been completely designed and produced by domestic experts with the cooperation of Iranian universities.

Leader: Iran proud of support for Syria

In a high-profile meeting with Syrian President Bashar al Assad in Tehran on Monday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran considers backing for Syria in the face of the grand coalition of the U.S., Europe and their regional allies as support for the resistance movement and is proud of it.

IRGC Navy chief: Hormuz Strait to remain open as long as Iran sells oil

Rear Admi-ral Alireza Tangsiri, the IRGC Navy chief, has said that the Strait of Hormuz will remain open as long as Iran sells its oil.

Trump to bring about downfall of the West: general

In re-marks on Monday, the IRGC second in-command predicted that people like U.S. President Donald Trump would bring about the downfall of the Western society.

Termination of nuclear deal not a right path: Sherman

Wendy Sherman, the former senior U.S. nuclear negotiator with Iran, has said that termination of the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is not the right path as long as Iran adheres to it.

Defense minister: Iran considers itself responsible for regional security

Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday that Iran con-siders itself responsible for establishing security in the West Asia region.

Nuri al-Maliki says Warsaw meeting was an open failure for Arabs

Former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki called the Warsaw conference an “open failure” for Arabs, saying the meeting was primarily intended to deflect attention from the Israeli aggressions in the region to a focus on Iran, ISNA reported on Monday.

Ayatollah Khamenei advises officials to avoid impatience, hopelessness

Talking to his theology students on Sunday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, citing a hadith from Imam Sadeq (AS), called on officials to avoid impatience and hopelessness and notified them that the Islamic Rev-olution will continue progressing.