Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 10-3-2019

Iran Daily

Rouhani: Iran keen for joint projects with Azerbaijan, Russia

President Hassan Rouhani voiced Iran’s willingness to promote trilateral cooperation with the Republic of Azerbaijan and Russia by carrying out various joint projects.

Iran’s biggest lead, copper plant inaugurated

Iran on Saturday inaugurated its biggest complex for the production of lead, copper and other non-iron alloys in the northeastern province of Semnan.

US citizens will need a visa to visit Europe starting in 2021

US citizens traveling to Europe without a visa will be a thing of the past come 2021. The European Union announced on Friday that American travelers will need a new type of visa – a European Travel Information and Authorization System or ETIAS – to visit the European Schengen Area, CNN reported.

Germany refuses to blacklist Hezbollah

Germany will not follow Britain’s lead in declaring Lebanon’s Hezbollah a terrorist organization, a senior official said on Friday.

US Air Force secretary resigns

US Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson resigned and plans to return to academia in the weeks ahead.

President, new ambassadors stress better ties

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani held separate meetings with new ambassadors of Iraq, India, Myanmar, Malta, Congo and Burkina Faso, during which all sides called for expansion of relations.

Iran, Syria sign academic cooperation deal

Iranian and Syrian universities signed an agreement to launch academic cooperation.

US policy toward Iran isn’t working

Effective policy toward Iran requires recognition that the Islamic Republic, like it or not, is a significant player in the region that must be engaged diplomatically.

Tehran Times

VP inaugurates 2 major industrial projects in Semnan province

In a one-day trip to Semnan province on Saturday, First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri put two major industrial projects into operation in the west of the province, IRNA reported.

Iran to ease visa rules for Iraqi Kurdistan travelers

Iran is to loosen travel restrictions for Iraqi Kurdistan trav-elers in the hope of boosting tourism by offering electronic visas instead of printed ones.

Germany refuses to blacklist Hezbollah: report

Germany has refused to follow Brit-ain’s lead in designating the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah as a terrorist organization despite pressures from Saudi Arabia and the United States, a senior official says.

Int’l Women’s Day: Celebrating women’s resilience in the face of adversity

On Friday, February 08, Inter-national Women’s Day was observed across the world with a solemn pledge to espouse the cause of women’s empowerment and women’s rights.

Hamas and new mistake

The new Hamas leadership, under the command of Yahya Sinwar, has never concealed that one of the top priorities in the foreign policy of the Palestinian movement will be the resumption of relations with the Axis of Resistance.

Women’s motorcycle racing held in Azadi

The first edition of Iran’s women’s high-speed moto racing was held in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Friday.

Six foreign ambassadors submit credentials to Iranian president

On Saturday President Hassan Rouhani received credentials of the new ambassadors of Burkina Faso, Myanmar, Congo, Malta, India and Iraq.

Envoy says Rouhani to meet Ayatollah Sistani in landmark Iraq trip

Iran’s ambassador to Iraq says President Hassan Rouhani will be meeting Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in his next week’s trip to Iraq.

Rouhani calls for closer Tehran-Baku ties

President Hassan Rouhani has said relations between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan are expanding in different fields, underlining the need to strengthen them.

Army chief says economic war is harder than Saddam’s war against Iran in 1980s

Iranian Army Commander Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Saturday that the economic war waged against Iran by the Trump administration is one of the “most complicated and difficult wars”, saying it is even harder than Saddam Hussein’s war against Iran in the 1980s.

Rouhani felicitates Raisi on his new post, says govt. ready to cooperate with Judiciary

President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Ebrahim Raisi on Saturday to offer him congratulations on his appointment as chief of the Judiciary by the Supreme Leader.