Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 5-3-2019

Iran Daily

IAEA chief: Iran keeping to nuclear deal

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog said Monday that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal with major world powers.

India’s IDBI Bank ‘receives nod’ to handle Iran trade deals

The IDBI Bank received the Indian government’s nod to handle import and export transactions with Iran, a move which would help in promoting two-way trade amid US sanctions on the Persian Gulf country, industry sources said.

Anger boils in Algeria despite president’s offer to protesters

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s offer of a new constitution and a truncated next term does not appear to have satisfied protesters, who faced off with riot police overnight.


US restores mission status of EU

The United States said Monday it has restored the EU’s mission in Washington to its former status, calling the bloc one of “its most valuable partners” as their troubled trade talks are set to resume.

Zarif: Thanks to revolution, Iran’s security not dependent on others

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted the country’s self-sufficiency in diverse areas and said thanks to the 1979 Islamic Revolution, Iran is not dependent on any country “in any field.

Leader: Don’t tie economy to things ‘out of control’

Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei advised the government last July not to tie the improvement of Iranian economy to something that is “out of our control.

Five killed in western Iran copter crash

Five people aboard an emergency medical helicopter were killed when it crashed after hitting a transmission tower in western Iran on Monday.

Iran: European delegation to visit Tehran to discuss INSTEX

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said a European delegation is scheduled to visit Tehran to discuss a financial mechanism introduced by Europe to facilitate trade with Tehran, according to IRNA.

Qassemi: Europeans owe their security to Iran’s efforts

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said European countries know very well that they owe their security today to Iran’s efforts against terrorism.

Tehran Times

‘Iraq willing to establish joint bank with Iran’

Iraq has expressed readiness to establish a joint bank with Iran, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday quoting the secretary general of Iran-Iraq Joint Chamber of Commerce. “The Issue was discussed during Zarif’s talks with the Iraqi side and the Iraqi Rafidain Bank ex-pressed its readiness to establish.

Tehran: Europe would be facing terrorists if Hezbollah did not exist

Europe would be facing many problems with the terrorists if Hezbollah did not exist, Tehran said on Monday in reaction to Britain’s listing of the Lebanese resistance movement as a terrorist organization.

Amano insists Iran complying with nuclear deal

Yukiya Amano, the head of UN nuclear watchdog, said on Monday that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Khwarizmi Intl. Award announces winners

The 312th Khwarizmi International Award ceremony was held in Tehran on Monday announcing winners for their scientific achieve-ments, IRIB reported.

‘Ceasefire, trust-building key to effective peace process in Afghanistan’

The Afghan Taliban and U.S. officials have been engaged in hectic negotia-tions in many countries reportedly facilitated by the Pakistan government. Currently, the two sides are holding talks in Doha, with Taliban deputy chief Mullah Baradar also in participation.

Leader Ayatollah Khamenei memoirs released

Memoirs of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei have been published in Tehran, his office announced on Monday.

Leader: Do not pin hopes on Europe

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei advised President Hassan Rouhani and his cabinet back in July 2018 not to rely on Europeans to protect Iran against U.S. sanctions.

Zarif says US hegemony is over

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Mon-day that post-West world has been formed and the U.S. hegemony is over.

Security contingent upon deterrent power: military chief

Major Gen-eral Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, the Iranian Armed Forces chief of staff, said on Monday that security of the country is contingent upon upgrading de-terrent power.

Iran, Turkey hold security task force meeting

Iran and Turkey held on Monday their fourth joint security task force meeting in Ankara.