Iran English language newspaper headlines on Tuesday, 30-4-2019

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Zarif: Iran a ‘force for stability’ in Middle East

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described Iran as “a force for stability” in the Middle East, saying its role to bring stability in the region is recognized by everybody.

Iran: US sanctions to damage oil market stability

US sanctions against Iran’s oil industry will damage the stability of global oil markets, a senior Iranian official said on Monday.

IMF: Iran sanctions, regional unrest hit Mideast growth

US sanctions on Iran, rising unrest in the Middle East and North Africa and oil price volatility are dragging regional economic growth, the International Monetary Fund said Monday.

Iran, Russia to hold drill in Persian Gulf

Iranian and Russian military forces will stage a rare naval drill in the Persian Gulf later this year, the commander of Iran’s Navy said Monday.

Spain faces weeks of coalition horse-trading after Socialist victory

Spain faces weeks of coalition talks after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s Socialists won snap elections without a majority, splitting the right-wing bloc but letting ultra-nationalists into Parliament.

Larijani deplores EU inaction over US pressure on Iran

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that European Union’s inaction in the face of growing US pressure on Iran has raised questions about its credibility, stressing that the EU lacks the weight to solve problems.

Don’t underestimate Pakistan’s relationship with Iran

While Pakistan’s ties with Saudi Arabia and the Persian Gulf are more concrete than their Iranian ties, Pakistan still marches to its own tune.

North Korean delegation to visit Iran

A high-ranking North Korean delegation is scheduled to pay an official visit to Iran as part of a tour to four members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), according to the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA).

Tehran Times

Iran, Turkey ink MOU on transportation co-op

Iran and Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding for expanding transportation cooperation, IRIB reported.

World should stand up to health-related human rights violation: minister

The Iranian health minister has called on health policy makers to fully stand up to those who violate health-re-lated human rights by imposing brutal sanctions on countries.

Imran Khan says after stronger ties with Tehran

Imran Khan, the Paki-stani prime minister, has reiterated that his country attaches importance to ties with Iran and intends to bol-ster relations and cooperation with its western neighbor.

Theorizing about religion one of the core areas of inquiry in IR: Peter Haas

Peter M. Haas, a professor of Po-litical Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst says that the crux of the argument about secular and religious states in IR is still seen as the conflict between animating pressures on people: religious, post religious, secular.

What Iranian flood victims said to the Supreme Leader

About a month ago, devastating floods hit a number of provinces in north and west of Iran, killing at least 70 people, render-ing thousands homeless, flattening residential properties, destroying farmland and cutting off access to remote villages.

Saudis destabilizing Middle East, paying for U.S.-Israeli crimes: Hezbollah

The deputy secretary general of Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement has described Saudi Arabia as the root cause of instability in the Middle East, stating that the incumbent regime in Riyadh is sponsoring fiendish U.S. and Israeli crimes in the region.

Iran to celebrate Persian Gulf National Day

Today, Iranians from all walks of life are to celebrate Persian Gulf National Day, an occasion to com-memorate the exit of colonial and foreign forces from the strategic waterway.

Larijani calls talks with US a ‘strategic mistake’

Iranian Ma-jlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that talks with the U.S. is a “strategic mistake”.

Jahangiri urges intl. bodies not to be silent on U.S. illegal policies

Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that the international bodies especially the World Health Assembly should not be silent on the U.S. illegal policies.

Quds Force chief: Negotiations with US at current situation is equal to surrender

Qassem Soleimani, commander of the IRGC Qods Force, told a police gath-ering in Tehran on Monday that negotiations with the Trump administration at the current situation is equal to total surrender.

Iran to give U.S. a proper response soon: Araqchi

Iranian Deputy Foreign Min-ister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday that Iran’s patience is not limitless and will give a proper response to the U.S. illegal actions soon.

Larijani says EU has lost its credibility

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that the European Union should not seek any demands because it is has lost its credibility.