Iran English language newspaper headlines on Sunday, 7-4-2019

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Rising floodwaters prompt more evacuations in Iran

Iranian authorities ordered the evacuation of six cities along the Karkheh River in southwestern Khuzestan Province on Saturday after more rain sparked fears of new flooding.

Leader: US military presence harmful for region

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Saturday warned that the US military presence in the Middle East is detrimental to the region, urging Iraq to force them leave the country.

UK gov’t says open to Brexit compromise with opposition

British Finance Minister Philip Hammond said on Saturday the government had “no red lines” in talks with the main opposition party to break the deadlock in parliament over Brexit.

Libya talks to go ahead despite new fighting: UN envoy

The United Nations is determined to hold Libya’s national conference on possible elections on time despite a surge of fighting in the country’s eight-year conflict, a UN envoy said on Saturday.

IPU great opportunity for global cooperation

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) meeting is a great opportunity for multilateral and bilateral cooperation on global arena.

Three killed in Iran submarine explosion

Three staff in the Iran’s defense industries were killed in an explosion in a submarine in the country’s south.


Iranian FM rebukes US ‘flip-flop’ on Iran’s power

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif castigated the administration of US President Donald Trump’s “flip-flop” on Iran’s power, saying American officials make “contradictory” claims that fit an occasion.

Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan to hold trilateral summit in August

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said the presidents of his country, Iran, and Russia plan to hold another round of talks in Russia in August.

MP: Iran will blacklist US Army if Washington bans IRGC

A senior Iranian lawmaker said Tehran will blacklist the US military – like the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group – if Washington labels Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “terror organization.

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Zarif rebukes Trump and Pompeo’s contradictory remarks about Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that President Donald Trump and his secretary of state Mike Pompeo make “contradictory” claims against Iran de-pending on the occasion.

Iranian scientists produce advanced wound care dressing

Iranian scientists at the Tech-nology Tower of Amirkabir University of Technology have produced special dress-ings which stimulate new tissue growth and can treat different kinds of wounds as well as type one and two burnings.

Terrorists equipping missiles with chemical warheads in Syria’s Idlib

Members of the JabhatFateh al-Sh-amTakfiri terrorist group,former-lyknown as al-Nusra Front,togetherwith militants from the Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria,have reportedly mount-ed chemical warheads on more than a hundred missilesin cooperation withEuropean experts in Syria’s northwestern province of Idlib.

‘People of the region yearn for democracy, human rights and social equality’

Professor Arshin Adib-Moghadd-am, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “The people of the region yearn for democracy, human rights and social equality.”

Oman has intent to maintain mutually beneficial relations with Iran: Murphy

Richard W. Murphy, the former U.S. ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia, says the “Oman has long displayed skill in balancing its relationships in the area.

Flood in Iran: Emergency evacuation ordered in Khuzestan

Khuzestan’s governor general Ghola-mreza Shariati said on Sunday that six cities along the Karkheh River needed to be evacuated as soon as possible as the river is feared to burst its banks, IRNA news agency reported.

Leader: Iraqi progress benefits Iran

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a meeting with visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi on Saturday that the Iranian government and nation consider the Iraqi development and prosperity to their own benefit.

Iran to retaliate if U.S. designates IRGC terrorist: MP

A senior lawmaker says Iran may react in kind and designate U.S. armed forces as terrorist if Washington puts the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps on its terror list.

Blocking aid to flood victims shows U.S. animosity towards Iranians: Larijani

By blocked the accounts of Iran’s Red Crescent Society the United is practically preventing aid to the Iranian flood victims by other countries, a move which Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Saturday clearly shows the depth of Washington’s animosity toward the Iranian people.

Tehran, Moscow seek deeper media cooperation venues

Iranian and Russian media represent-atives on Friday met to discuss deepening cooperation.