Iran English language newspaper headlines on Saturday, 16-3-2019

Iran Daily

Terror attack on New Zealand mosques leaves 49 dead

A “right-wing extremist” armed with semiautomatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the quiet New Zealand city of Christchurch during afternoon prayers Friday, killing 49 worshippers and wounding dozens more.

Iran holds massive drone drills in Persian Gulf

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday held offensive-combat drone exercises in the Persian Gulf, involving dozens of RQ-170 stealth unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that Iran has manufactured based on a model of a US Sentinel drone it captured unharmed in 2011.

North Korea may suspend nuclear talks with ‘gangster-like’ US

North Korea is considering suspending talks with the United States and may rethink a ban on missile and nuclear tests unless Washington makes concessions, news reports from the North’s capital on Friday quoted a senior diplomat as saying.

Crowds throng Algerian cities to demand president quit

Thousands of people rallied Friday in Algeria’s capital and other cities amid heavy security for what could be decisive protests against longtime leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Leader urges ‘maximum mobilization’ in face of enemy threats

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warned that the US and the Israel have been doing all in their power to advance their hostile campaign against the Iranian nation, calling for “maximum mobilization” in the face of enemy threats.

How Europe can trade with Iran and avoid US sanctions

US President Donald Trump’s unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal – formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – has put Europe in a bind.

Tehran rejects Washington’s allegations in ‘human rights’ report

Tehran dismissed the Iran section of the US administration’s annual “human rights” report as untrue and politically motivated, saying Washington has turned into the “biggest violator” of the Iranian people’s human rights by slapping the nation with unlawful economic sanctions.

Iran joins world countries to ban Boeing 737 Max from airspace

Iran joined a long list of counties which closed their airspace to the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after the second fatal crash of the planes in less than five months.

Iran joins world countries to ban Boeing 737 Max from airspace

Iran joined a long list of counties which closed their airspace to the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after the second fatal crash of the planes in less than five months.

Tehran Times

Iran, Azerbaijan stress bolstering trade ties in business forum

Attended by senior officials, entrepreneurs and businessmen from both sides, an Iran-Azerbaijan business and investment forum was held in Baku on Thursday.

Foreign Ministry: U.S. biggest violator of Iranian people’s rights

The Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that the U.S. gov-ernment is the “biggest violator” of the Iranian people’s rights through introducing “illegal” sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Israel launches Gaza air attacks after rockets fired at Tel Aviv

At least two rockets launched from the besieged Gaza Strip have landed in the Israeli capital Tel Aviv, bypassing the Iron Dome missile system to mark yet another embarrassing defeat for one of the world’s most expensive military forces.

The Kashmir conflict and distorted education

Education plays a positive role in peace promotion and heals the wounds of war, solve youth unemployment, deliver decentralization and democracy, build peace and promote economic/social development. Unfortunately since last 30 years of conflict in Kashmir, The education sector has been badly hit.

Sheikh Zakzaky and the Nigerians

History has recorded so many men and their great works, floating on the pages of books events has unfold some are ceremonious and some are brutal. The event of karbala to some people with shallow perceptions takes it as an historical illusion.

Bahraini court jails nearly 170 people in crackdown on dissent

A court in Bahrain has handed down prison sentences to 167 anti-regime protesters as the ruling Al Khalifah regime does not shy away from its heavy clampdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.

“Noruz Khani”tradition in northern Iran

People of Balajadeh village in Kordkouy city, northern Golestan province, take part in the Noruz Khani ritual, on the last Wednesday of the year, March 13.

U.S. to suffer heaviest defeat in history: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that Washington has imposed the “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran, however, the U.S. will suffer “heaviest defeat in history”.

No power can drive a wedge between Iran and Iraq, Rouhani says

President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Tehran on Wednesday night from his three-day trip to Iraq, which was deemed a new chapter in Tehran-Baghdad relations.

U.S. tried to disrupt Tehran’s power grid: report

An Iranian-American engineer was of-fered money by U.S. officials to conduct a sabotage mission targeting the power grid of Tehran, Iran’s capital city, a former senior associate at Oxford University and Middle East commentator and analyst has claimed.

Iran condemns ‘brutal’ terrorist attacks in New Zealand

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday condemned terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand as “brutal” and “inhuman”.