Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 27-2-2019

Iran Daily

Iranian MPs sign letter to president to keep FM Zarif

A majority of parliamentarians in Iran signed a letter to President Hassan Rouhani asking that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif continue in his job.

Leader:Iran stronger than 40 years ago despite plots

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday the Iranian nation has only grown stronger despite all the enemy plots against the country over the four decades since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Rouhani: Curbing inflation main task of central bank

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the government will try to contain the inflation rate in the new Iranian colander year starting March 21.

Taliban hopeful on deal amid new talks with US

The Taliban and the US peace envoy are close to reaching an agreement on American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, a spokesman for the militant group said Tuesday amid a new round of talks with the United States.

Leader warns of US buffer zone plot in Syria

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned about a US dangerous plot to establish a buffer zone in Syria that must be rejected.

Qatar urges international powers to be more inclusive with Iran and Palestine

Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani urged international powers including the US to be more inclusive in their approach to the region, saying one-sided initiatives that excluded either the Iranians or Palestinians did not work.

Iran urges restraint as India-Pakistan tensions flare

Iran called on India and Pakistan to show restraint amid reports of heightened tension between the two neighbors.

Tehran Times

United voice against Zarif resignation

In a letter to President Rouhani on Tuesday, 135 MPs asked President Rouhani to seriously reject resignation by Foreign Minister Mo-hammad Javad Zarif.

Investment opportunities in Chabahar presented in an intl. conference

The International Con-ference on Chabahar Development was held at the international conference hall of Chabahar Free Zone in southeast of Iran on Tuesday, IRNA reported.

Indian jets strike ‘militant training camp’ inside Pakistan

India says it has conducted “preemp-tive” airstrikes against a militant training camp inside Pakistan, shortly after the Pakistani military accused New Delhi of violating its territory in the Kashmir region.

The complete failure of Washington and Riyadh in Yemen

The humanitarian crisis in Yemen continues. Famine has spread across Yemen.

Contentious case of FATF membership

The Paris-based Financial Ac-tion Task Force (FATF) on Friday extended the suspension of countermeasures against Iran for another four months, until June, recognizing the country’s efforts in meeting its Action Plan.

Venezuela: U.S. increasingly isolated as allies warn against use of military force

The US vice-president,Mike Pence, has repeated a veiled threat of military intervention in Ven-ezuela, but Washington appeared increasingly isolated in its willingness to contemplate using force to oust President Nicolás Maduro.

“23 Individuals” tops at National Will Manifestation Awards

Mehdi Jafari’s acclaimed movie “23 Individuals” about 23 young Iranian volunteers who were captives during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war came in first with six awards at the National Will Manifestation Awards on Monday.

Rouhani meets Assad, says Iran ready to help rebuild Syria

President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic has always stood by the Syrian nation and government in the fight against terrorism and will spare no efforts to restore peace to the war-torn country.

Iranian nation stronger than ever: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that for all the hostilities against Iran, the nation has grown stronger than ever.

Rouhani pushes for better intl. banking ties

President Hassan Rouhani has asked his political opponents to “let his administration do its job” and avoid building walls around the government, because “it won’t benefit the people.”