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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Wednesday, 13-3-2019

Tehran Times

Rouhani: Iran to continue help resolve regional issue

President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran will continue its role in resolving regional issues as part of its efforts to thwart plots against the Middle East.

INSTEX chief in Iran for talks over EU trade channel

The head of Europe’s new trade channel for Iran, launched earlier this year to cushion the blow of reimposed US sanctions, is in Tehran for talks with Iranian officials about how to make the financial mechanism operational.

Algerian protesters denounce Bouteflika ‘tricks’

Protesters returned to Algeria’s streets Tuesday after jubilation over ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s vow not to seek re-election gave way to fears of a plot to prolong his two-decade rule.

Syria slams US senator over Golan Heights

The Syrian government Tuesday condemned a statement by an influential US senator that the occupied Golan Heights should remain “forever” under the control of Israel.

Minister: Iran boosting defense power to prevent war

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s military preparedness to counter foreign threats, saying the Islamic Republic is boosting its defense power to prevent war.

Ex-US generals, diplomats urge Washington to go back to Iran deal

More than 50 retired American generals and diplomats called on the administration of President Donald Trump to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, now that Tehran remains fully compliant with its end of the bargain.

Zarif says US can’t stop Iran-Iraq relations

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United States cannot stop mutual relations between Iran and Iraq, reminding that Baghdad has established the ties of its own accord.

New Judiciary chief elected Assembly of Experts vice chairman

The new head of Iran’s Judiciary, Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi, was elected on Tuesday as the vice chairman of the country’s Assembly of Experts.

Tehran Times

Iran, Iraq take new steps to expand trade ties

In the first day of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s high pro-file visit to Iraq, an Iran-Iraq business forum was held in the capital city of Baghdad.

First Iranian water-fuelled engine system to be commercialized

The first Iranian homegrown water-fuelled engine will be commercial-ized by the next six months, the inventor Alaeddin Jasemi Zargani announced, Tasnim reported on Monday.

2018 deadliest year for children in Syria: UNICEF

The United Nations children’s agency (UNICEF) says more than 1,100 Syrian children were killed in 2018, making it the deadliest year since 2011, when for-eign-sponsored militancy began in the Arab country.

Cuba condemns the terrorist sabotage against the power supply system in Venezuela

The Rev-olutionary Government strongly condemns the sabotage perpetrated against the power supply system in Venezuela, which is a terror-ist action intended to harm the defenseless population of an entire nation and turn it into a hostage of the non-conventional war launched by the government of the United States against the legitimate government headed by comrade Nicolás Maduro Moros and the civic and military union of the Bo-livarian and Chavista people.

A dozen children were killed in Yemen strikes during a two-day period: UN

Strikes in Yemenkilled22 people during a 48-hour period early this week, including a dozen children, according to the UN.

Ayatollah Khamenei awards General Soleimani Order of Zolfaqar

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday awarded General Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Quds Force, the Order of Zolfaqar.

Iraqi dignitaries meet Rouhani in Baghdad

A number of Iraqi dignitaries met on Monday and Tuesday with President Hassan Rouhani at the Iranian embassy in Baghdad. The visits took places as Rouhani was on a three-day tour of Iraq which started on Monday.

Iran and Iraq stress commitment to the 1975 Algiers Treaty

Iran and Iraq issued a joint statement on Tuesday stressing commitment to the 1975 Algiers Treaty which delineates the border river between Iran and Iraq.

Former American generals, diplomats urge Trump to return to Iran nuclear deal

More than 50 retired American generals and diplomats have called on the administration of President Donald Trump to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, now that Tehran remains fully compliant with its end of the bargain.

Iraqis were never asked to choose Iran: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the Iraqis were never asked to choose Iran as their close friend.