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Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 23-4-2019

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Leader urges closer ties between Iran, Pakistan

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Monday called for fostering cooperation and relations between Iran and Pakistan despite enemies’ efforts to undermine them.

Oil hits 2019 high on US move to end Iran oil sanctions waivers

US President Donald Trump has decided to eliminate all waivers issued to eight economies allowing them to buy Iranian oil without facing American sanctions, the White House said on Monday, while vowing to ensure global oil market was well supplied.

flood-hit families sheltered in southeast Iran

The governor of Iran’s southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan said so far, about 300 families have been accommodated in emergency shelters as floods hit some villages in the province.

Leader appoints new IRGC chief commander

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei appointed Hossein Salami, a senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), as the new chief commander of the military elite force, promoting him to the rank of major general.

Iranian, Chinese navy commanders discuss closer cooperation

Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi and his Chinese counterpart exchanged views about a range of issues, including ways to boost “operational cooperation” between the two navies.

Iran congratulates Ukraine on successful elections

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi congratulated the Ukrainian president and people over the successful holding of presidential elections in the country.

Tehran Times

Trade at TSE, IFB up 80% in a year

The value of trades at Tehran Stock Exchange (TSE) and Iran’s over-the-counter (OTC) market, known also as Iran Fara Bourse (IFB),rose 80 percent duringthe past Iranian calendar year (ended on March 20, 2019), head of Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization (SEO) announced.

Knowledge-based companies create 140,000 jobs: official

Iranian knowledge-based companies have created job opportunities for 140,000 applicants until the end of the Iranian calendar year 1397 (March 20, 2019), an official with the vice presidency for science and technology announced, IRNA reported on Wednesday.

‘Stab in the back’: Hamas blasts UAE, Israel joint drills

Palestinian resistance move-ment Hamas has blasted the United Arab Emirates for sending its pilots to train together with Israeli air force, calling the move a “stab in the back” for Palestine and the Islamic world.

The fears and hops of emancipation in the West: Prof. Stephen Eric Bronner

Professor Stephen Eric Bronner is a noted political theorist and Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Comparative Liter-ature, and German Studies at Rutgers University in New Brunswick.

‘Google’s move to shut press TV’s YouTube channels overt, blatant act of censorship’

Steven Sahiounie, author and political commentator, says Google’s refusal to explain why it shuts Press TV’s account proves the move was not based on legal basis, indicating a censorship policy pursued by the American tech giant.

Traditional European parties are worried

There is not much time left until the European Parliamentary elections. Meanwhile, traditional European parties are concerned about the decline in political participation in the elec-tion and the victory of nationalist parties: parties whose presence in the European Parliament can threaten the existence of the European Union and the Eurozone.

Easter Sunday celebrated at Tehran’s Saint Gregory Church

The Saint Gregory the Illumi-nator (Surp Grigor Lusavoritch) Church in Tehran hosted hundreds of Iranian Christians on Sunday for the Easter celebrations.

No third country can affect Iran-Pakistan ties: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that Iran and Pakistan are deter-mined to expand relations and no third country can undermine their friendly ties.

RGC: Iran to close Hormuz Strait if it is barred to use it

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy chief Alireza Tangsiri warned on Monday that Iran will close the Strait of Hormuz if it is barred from using it.

Ambassador: Creators of terror groups label IRGC terrorist organization

Iran’s am-bassador to The Hague Alireza Kazemi Abadi says those who have created the al-Qaeda and Daesh (ISIL) terrorist groups are now calling Iran’s Is-lamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organization.

Rouhani congratulates Salami on new post

President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated the new commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

Leader: Iran, Pakistan should boost ties against enemies’ will

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a Monday meeting with the visiting Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan stressed that Tehran and Islamabad need to fortify their mutual ties to the dismay of their shared enemies


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